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Sunday, 24 August 2014

Lavinia Stamps and the Tim Holtz Tattered Poinsettia Die

Morning Bloggers. 
You still have time to enter the August Challenge from Lavinia Stamps.
You could win a Voucher worth a WHOPPING £40 to spend in the Lavinia Stamps Web shop. 

Pop over and see the super inspiration from our Design Team and get crafting!
The theme this month is......' Add Some Glitter'
You don't need a Blog.. we except Email Entries... Pop over and read all about  it HERE.
 Have a great bank holiday weekend .. I'm looking forward to watching the Belgium F1 Grand Prix on the TV today ... doing a bit of crafting too! 
Please note the 'Crealies Template' I've used for the base of this card is discontinued.
 

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Designs By Ryn Stencils and Stamps .. Now Available In The UK...... Rock'n Roll!

Yo ho all you little Bloggers. 
Some good news for you today. Designs by Ryn Stamps and Stencils are NOW available in the UK . Oyster Stamps are stocking them so scoot along to their webpage HERE to pre-order! 
This card was created with the Flowing Branch Stencil along with Brusho Paints, on watercolour card and the fantastic Rising Bubbles Stamp... the sentiment stamp is an old one from my stash.
Have a great weekend. Thanks for looking at my Blog  today... back soon.
Eileen X

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Marvy Le Plume Double Ended Watercolour Markers and Rubbernecker Stamps.


Morning all.. Two quick cards today using Rubbernecker Stamps and Marvy Le Plume Double Ended Markers ( water colours)
Oyster Stamps stock Marvy Le Plume products.
Use a variety of different colour markers to ink up your stamps, using the brush tip end of your pens.  Then spray a fine mist of water onto the stamp. Be careful not to over do the spraying.
Stamp your image onto smooth, hot press, water-colour card... add a sentiment, also from Rubbernecker Stamps... job done.

Back soon
Thanks for looking at my blog today and a warm welcome to my new followers.Thank you for your interest. x

Eileen xx

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Brusho Paints... Every card I've made with them so far....


Hello everyone. I'm sharing all of the cards that I've made using Brusho Paints.... so far!
I've loved making them and I hope you find some inspiration here to have a go with Brusho Paints yourself. 





Oyster Stamps have a large selection of Brusho Sets and Colours. Don't fall asleep now... lots of pictures ! 

















I think that's all of them ... I'll be back soon .
Thanks for looking at my Blog today .
Be delighted to answer any questions you may have... just leave me a comment . 
Eileen xx

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Designs By Ryn Stamps and NEW Stencils


Yo ho all you little Bloggers... I'm back with three cards to share with you this evening. I've loved using Designs by Ryn Stamps and her BRAND NEW Stencils... have a look on her web site here!

 
I've used distress inks for all the backgrounds... 
Back soon ! 
Thank you so much for looking today. 
Eileen xx

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Lavinia Stamps and Brusho Paints.

Hi ho, me again with another card made with Brusho Paints to share with you.
I love these little pots of powder crystals.Oyster Stamps have all the colours! 
A couple of circle dies, tiny amounts of Brusho Paints in various colours, mixed with water onto a white ceramic tile or Splodge Mat. Be sure you keep all the colours apart or they will go muddy. 
Swipe some water colour card through the colours to pick up the paint.



Dry with a heat gun then add more colours, in layers, over the top. 
The image called Zen Leaf 2 is from Lavinia Stamps and was stamped using Versafine Onyx Black ink. After drying the image with a heat gun I 'lifted' some of the paint using bleach to make the image pop . 


Please note that the Lavinia Stamps on-line store is closed until 25th August... they are offering a 10% discount on their stamps because you may have to wait a while for your order to arrive.. GET IN!
Have a good week. 
Thank you for popping over to look at my Blog.
Eileen xx

Rochester Workshops August 2014 - Group 2 and Altered Art Inka Gold Mirror - The results


Morning all... more fantastic results from my ladies, last Saturday and Sunday at the Rochester Workshops... Oh.. we had so much fun. 
Loved it all ..Such happy days... you can never have too many. x



















Thank you ladies, for some very special crafty times.
I also need to thank Karen Clare for the inspiration regarding the super mirror project. Karen used Tarmac!!!!! but my class used Black Gesso and Inka Gold paint as a change ... fab technique Karen, thank you.
Back soon.
Eileen xxx