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Woodware – Chosen by Pam – Inspired by Pinterest

This week over on the Woodware blog the theme has been chosen by Pam the Pampered Stamper it is great that Pam was able to be back with us this week as she continues to recover from her car smash.

I often use look for Pinsperation it is a wonderful way to spend an evening! The house canvas that I did a couple of weeks ago when we were doing master boards started with an image on Pinterest, but there they were fabric brooches, you will find them on my Buttons Board.

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Here is where I found it Found on thepaintbrushgoesspottie.blogspot.com

I have made it much simpler

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I am pleased with my version.

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I have used four punches. The green daisy, square in the yellow and blue size. and a blue circle.

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the circles I punched from Helsinki 1 all 25 of them, the edges of the circles I coloured on both sides with Mossy Mix’d Media inks by Clearsnap.

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the blue square I punched from card to use as a template to fold the circle around.

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to give me this shape.

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for the centres i punched 25 white squares and ink the edges with the same colour.

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The daisy punch I punched from card and inked with Crafters Canyon ink, my favourite colour, well this week.

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I painted the canvas with some acrylic paint that I mixed from PPA Glue and Gold Finch Metallic F/x 

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I hope that in this photograph you can see the shimmer on the canvas.

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I used my Woodware Very Useful Ruler to line up the pieces on the canvas. I alternated the paper and added just buttons to some of the shapes and flowers and buttons to some.

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I hope that you like my finished piece, thanks for visiting!

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Woodware – On the Farm

On the Woodware blog this week we are on the farm

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So I am tramping about the Summer Weeds in some rather fetching Wellies.

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First I stamped out Francoise’s Clear Magic Wellies on some cream card.

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Then I used a mixture of 02 and 08 Micron pens to Zentangle©

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I love to dangle my tangles and the boots are perfect for that.

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I then stamped Jane’s Clear Magic Summer Weeds with a Spectrum Kaleidacolor ink pad. I inked the stamp and then stamped it several times until the ink run out to add depth to the stamping.

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I used double sided tape to attach the wellies to the weed background and then stamped more of the weeds on top.

Thanks for visiting see you soon!

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Woodware – Tone on Tone

This week on the Woodware blog we are looking at tone on tone.

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I have used two Dreamweaver stencils the Large Scales and the Steampunk Clock.

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I used the Large Scales and covered a sheet of 12 x 12 with it and the ColorBox Crafte’rs ink in Sweet Pea. Then I added some Translucent Dreamweaver paste to a 6 x 6 section of the card, and let it dry.

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When it was dry I added Dreamweaver Crackle Paste in a rather messy way. This took quite a while to dry.

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I added the Sweet Pea Crafter’s to the Crackle Paste. Then ripped the edges to make the image fit the card, then edged it with more ink.

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I cut a border from the stencilled card.

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I added some self adhesive lace ribbon to finish off the card.

Thanks for visiting see you soon!

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Woodware – Master Board – The Mirror Crack’d

Woodware are sponsoring The Mirror Crack’d this month so pop over to there blog for some inspiration and the join in on the Mirror Crack’d blog.

I am back again this week covering for Pam with another masterboard

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this one is very plain, I have just used dye ink sprays and the Hexagonal Art Screen.

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Then I messed about added some stamping with the quilting stamps, and some metal stencil used to pattern the Magic stamp.

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Then I chopped it up into pieces to make some houses.

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I added buttons and some self adhesive tape measure ribbon.

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Here you can see the Crackle Rollagraph background stamp.

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This one has some burlap ribbon.

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this one has self adhesive lace.

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the words come from the Stampendous Perfectly Clear set Family Home.

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this time cream burlap.

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and this one just has lots thrown on!

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For the background I used a 6 x 24 inch canvas, ripped some paper as a mask

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and sprayed with 2 shades of green

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then used an ink pad for the blue sky.

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I rubbed a Woodware wipe over the canvas to blend it in, then I painted over the top with metallic f/x made into a water colour paint with gum arabic, to as some shimmer to the sky.

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It looks very nice on my wall!

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Woodware Challenge Chosen by Siobhan – Book Marks

This week the Woodware theme has been chosen by Siobhan, I don’t think bookmarks will ever go out of fashion, while I never read fiction in a proper book I do have lots of craft books which have lots of pages that have to be marked.

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I have made my book marks all the same, but they are going to be a gift to my owl loving niece.

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I have stamped on Craft Canvas with my favourite ink ColorBox Crafters the colour range has been increased which is very exciting! I have used the Anne Butler Quilting stamps on the Craft Canvas, I lined up the canvas on my cutting mat to get the stamps positioned properly.

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Then I sponged colour over the top.

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Then I used the Dreamweaver Small Open Owl stencil with a stencil brush and the Crafters inks.

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The words are from the Stampendous Perfectly Clear Set Know Your Heart Words.

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I layered the words on the Course Weave Natural  fabric.

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To add a fancy edge to the bottom of the book marks I cut the edge on my Woodware Trimmer.

Thanks for visiting see you soon.

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Mothers Day a Special Lady

This week on the Woodware blog we are looking at Mother’s Day or a special lady in your life.

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I have a friend in mind for this card who I don’t see very often but is very special to me.

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It started life like this, at Woodware this week we are running courses on for stencil teachers With Lynell of Dreamweaver and Fran from Stampendous. One of the techniques involved mixing colours into translucent paste this is a tub of left-overs, it is called sludge paste.

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and here is how it looked, this time, but of course it will never be the same twice. The butterfly is a lovely open stencil that lends itself to many techniques

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while the paste was wet I added crystal ultra fine glitter.

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While my butterfly was drying I prepared the background with Jane’s Dorothy Clear Magic stamp and the Triumphant Decades dye ink from ColorBox and Graphic 45.

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I have run the Zen Flower stencil through the Big Shot, and colured it using the Strie method.

The greeting stamps are from Franocise’s Funky Words Clear Magic set.

My sort of card, using a little bit of left overs and some of my favourite stamps and stencils! Pop over to the Woodware blog to see lots of inspiration from the rest of the girls.

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The Mirror Crack’d – Journal Cover

This month Woodware are sponsoring the Mirror Crack’d blog

So here is my take on the journal theme

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I have made a cover for one of the Woodware note pads

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The pads are very handy, they are just about A6 size.

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I cut a piece of card larger than the front.

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and scored it so that I have about 2cm down the back of the pad and scored it twice to make it fit the pad.

I then cover it completely with washi tape and then sealed it with Mat Gel Medium. I turned the ends of the tape over to the back.

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I added a square of Mark Richards course weave Jute and a coin from the Chinese Coins selection box. I wrapped the coin with cord from the Craft String Medley pack.

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All of this I hide with a piece of black card, cut slightly smaller than the front.

Quick and simple, but would make a nice quick gift with any small pad.

Thanks for visiting and please join in over at the Mirror Crack’d or just hop over for some inspiration.

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Woodware – Easter Celebrations

Over on the Woodware blog this week we are looking at Easter

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I thought that I would go for a slightly different take on Easter, the frogs will be leaping into life in time for it, so why not a springing frog?

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I have stamped Francoise’s Hoppy Frog Clear Magic stamp with ColorBox Wicked Black archival ink, and then edged it with ColorBox Jungle Crafters ink.

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I have punched out the Keyhole Plates super duper punch. Then stamped the Hopping by and the Hoppy from the frog stamp, I then used a black Micron pen to write easter.

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Then I punched loads of flowers with the Sunflower Punch in shades of pink.

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I glued them together with Glossy Accents and then added the Rhinestone Borders to make the centres.

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I stamped a second frog and coloured his spots with a Tombow pen and then added Glossy Accents to make them shine.

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I have attached him with an Action Wobble. If you have not used them before they are a great way to add movement as they do what they say!

The border is one of the new Crafty Edger Deluxe set and this cassette is called Garden Fence.

thanks for visitng see you soon!

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Woodware Sketch 41 – January 2015

This week on the Woodware blog we are looking at a sketch

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So here is my take on the sketch

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I have used on of the four images from Francoise’s Wonderful Friend stamp

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I think these flowers are rather fun. I used the Colorbox Wicked Black ink pad and edged the shape with ink.

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I have used the same ink to stamp Jane’s Dorothy Flower and then punched out with a circle punch.

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I stamped Dorothy around the edges and then stamped Happy Birthday from the Just Words range. (sorry about the blurry photo)

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I coloured the image with a Sakura Glaze pen and then added the Sakura Clear Sparkle pen.

Thanks for visiting, why not pop over to to the Woodware Blog to see what the rest of the team have come up with.

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Woodware Inchies

Over on the Woodware blog this week we are looking at Inchies cards, this is just using 1 inch squares on your cards, and we are using no other rules.

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I have used the Stampendous PenPattern Gift

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I stamped the image and then cut it into 1″ squares. Normally you would colour the image and then cut it apart, but I wanted to colour it in a random fashion so did all of the pieces seperately.

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I the original image was 6 x 4 inches and the pink card is 4.25 inches by 6.25 inches. My squares ere squares, but I didn’t do a very good job of sticking them on straight!

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So when I got to the bottom it was rather squint.

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I coloured the bow with Sakura Glaze pens and the parcel with the mat Souffle pens to give contrast. I like the way that the random colouring came out!

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So I finished it off with the greeting from Francoise’s Funky Christmas Clear Magic set, and a bow.

I hope that you like this theme idea, remember to check what the girls have on the Woodware Blog this week.