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Woodware – Sketch 56

This week on Woodware Witterings we have a sketch to follow

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I am never sure about the sketches when I come to do them, but since it was my idea I really should have a plan!

But I think that it has come together quite well

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I have used Dreamweaver and Stampendous Stencils for the card, and a very cute Dreamweaver die.

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This is one of the July 2016 release from Stampendous Holly Scroll I ran it through my Sizzix Big Shot and the added some Jungle Crafter’s around the edges.

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I was not sure about the ink so I got the stencil back out and inked with the Watermark Pad and my Jumbo Dauber then added the Kiwi Metallic f/x,

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I hope that you can see the shine here, the Metallic f/x are so rich in pigment.

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I have used regular embossing paste on the small Happy Christmas stencil. When the paste was dry I used the watermark pad and inked through the stencil, on top of the words and around the edge of the card I have used the Vintage Olive embossing powder. I have punched the corners with the inverted corner punch.

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I used the smallest size of the Dreamweaver Nested Stocking Die. The tops have been cut in linen card and the rest in tartan paper from the 8 x 8 pad.

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I have used some diamond Stickles on the top of the stockings for s bit of Christmas sparkle.

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The Woodware mini bells are a great finishing touch for lots of Christmas projects.

Thanks for visiting see you soon!

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Woodware and Crafty Cardmakers- By or Under the Sea – take 2

We are again sponsoring Crafty Cardmakers this week the theme is By or Under the Sea the theme runs for two weeks.

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Don’t forget to check out the Crafty Cardmakers blog and play along with us all, we have prize!

So here is my second visit to the sea this week…

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I have used the Dreamweaver Sandcastle Stencil and sludge paste.

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here is my jar of sludge paste, just a mix of all of the odd bits of paste that I had added to a jar.

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It is a great stencil to paste. I pasted quite a few.

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To this one I added Stampendous Ice Blue Metallic embossing powder to the wet paste

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and heated it after the paste was dry.

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one of them I covered completely with powder.

I had fun playing with these and I have a friend who is planning to buy a house near the sea so I will make the extras into cards for her.

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I have used the Woodware Post Card Stamp for the background, and again used the Ice Blue powder

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the background layer I have used my Simple Dots Rollagraph first, then on top I stamped the Stampendous Carte Poste Cling Rubber stamp. I have used the Clearsnap Raisin Pigment ink.

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I have used the Woodware Scruffer to edge the layers and then inked with the Raisin.

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I finished the card off with some Light Blue Mosaics they are a perfect match for the embossing powder.

I hope that you have enjoyed Woodware’s By or Under the Sea week and why not play along at Crafty Cardmakers.

Thanks for visiting see you soon!

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Woodware – Colour Blocking

This week on Woodware Witterings we are looking at Colour Blocking simply using blocks of colour on your card.

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I have sort of cheated and not used single colours but I thought that my 8 x 8 Contemporary Tartan Pad would be perfect for this.

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The idea I got from a tutorial on Split Coast Stampers called star burst background if you follow the link you will find the tutorial. Cut strips of the card or paper that you want to use mine ranged between 1 and 2 inches. then cut them in half on the diagonal. The ends get trimmed and hidden so they do not have to be perfect. I have used black card to stick my tartan strips to, leave spaces between the strips, and then trim the card so that it doesn’t have a black border. I then layered it on white and black card. I have used the 12 x 12 Textura Card.

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I wanted something pearly so I have used a card cut from the Stampendous Fitted Frames and embossed it all over with Stampendous Ice Blue Pearl Embossing Powder and then stamped the words

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and embossed with Wild Plum powder. The stamp is one from the Francoise Collection You Are Clear Magic stamp.

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I love the way that the front has turned out.

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I have used my Brilliant Bowmaker with my black twine.

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I have made to multi bows that are the same size, don’t think I could manage that with out this handy little tool.

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The Happy Birthday is a Woodware Just Words stamp I have edges the layers with the same 2 embossing powders.

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I have made it an easel card, I love this they look so effective with out very much work! and here is the inside.

Thanks for visiting and please check what the rest of the girls are up to this week on Woodware Witterings

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Woodware and Crafty Cardmakers – 1, 2, 3.

Woodware are once again sponsoring and playing along with Crafty Cardmakers

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The theme for the week is – 1 2 3

that is one stamped image, 2 papers and 3 different embellishments

here is my 1, 2, 3, card

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Because I usually do much more minimal cards, I found this a really tricky challenge

For my 1 image I have used Relax a Clear Magic stamp designed by Francoise.

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I stamped it three times (hope that is okay for one image), I have used Lettuce, Moss and Ruby Red embossing powders. The card is textured Textura Card Stock available in black and white. I liked the way that it has not stamped perfectly.

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I chopped them up and added colour with a Dreamweaver stencil brush.

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My 2 papers are both from the Perfect Prints 6 x 6 pad Rouge

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So then we have 3 different embellishments. First I have Frantaged a Jumbo Frame Brad I have attached it to a scalloped oval punched shape. Embellishment number 2 is the dotty ribbon

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My 3rd embellishment is a Chippie Hearts and Flourishes I have Frantaged this too, but this time in an electric frying pan! I got my electric frying pan after a trip to Samuel Taylors in Leeds with Fran from Stampendous, it is the first time that I have played with it, but I have a video from Fran that will introduce you to the possibilities…

Well next time I will be more adventurous with my hot pan!

Thanks for visiting and don’t forget to check the rest of the Woodware teams 1, 2, 3. and join in the challenge on Crafty Cardmakers, you still have a week to play along.

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Inspired by the Countryside

The theme this week on the Woodware Blog is Countryside

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this is not really the countryside but my garden looking to the east.

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I have used Jane’s Summer Weeds Clear Magic Stamp.

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I have stamped with Barn Crafter’s ink, and sprinkled Red, Paprika and copper embossing powder on the designs.

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I stamped more over the top.

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I put them together.

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I have used one of the new Tag Top punches to make the labels.

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Use a strip of card as long as you want and punch any width up to 2.5 inches.

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You can even punch both ends.

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I have printed the words on the computer.

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and finished them off with Card Candi from the Christina pack.

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Woodware Sketch 51

This week on the Woodware Blog we have a sketch

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and I am first to post this week

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For my card I have agian used the flowers that I have only just learnt to make.

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You can find out how to make them here in an earlier post.

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The words come from one of the Just Word Stamps Great Grand The stamp has seperate words so you can combine them in lots of ways they are Great, Grand, Son, Daughter, Mother and Father, to me a very useful stamp! I have embossed them with the Stampendous Ice Blue powder, it has a lovely pearly finish.

I have edged the squares with Aged Silver Embossing Powder, I run the edge of the card along a WaterMark pad to ink it on the edges.

don’t forget to check out the Woodware Blog to see what the rest of the girls have done with the sketch.

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Woodware Sketch 48

Over on the Woodware blog this week we are have a sketch

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and here is what I have come up with…

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I have used 3 of the Aspects of Design sets from Woodware.

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The Ripped Lace Background stamp is square, I have stamped it twice, you can see the join. I have stamped and embossed with the Stampendous Rose Gold Embossing Powder, it shimmers between gold and pink.

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The heart is from a lovely set with 4 different  Lace Hearts and some words. I have used the Woodware Paper Scuffer, here you can see that I have only done one side.

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I have used the Frame Brads and again embossed with the Rose Gold powder, and added a piece of card inside.

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I then used Glossy Accents in the centre and filled it with Micro Beads

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I have added the frame to the Lace Borders stamp.

Thanks for visiting and why not pop over to the Woodware blog see what the rest of the team have been up to.

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Woodware – White Embossing

On the Woodware blog this week we are looking at White Embossing

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I have used my favourite Bubble Bloom, I know that they are all lovely but I really like Jane’s Curly Sue Clear Magic stamp

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I have stamped and embossed with white powder then coloured in the leaves with Tombow Dual Brush Markers. When you have a coloured card, use a lighter coloured pen as the coloured card will darken the effect.

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I then added Card Candi this is from the Christina pack, the colours were chosen by Jane. I have attached the Candi with 2mm mounting pads.

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I have layered the card on some Hairy Manilla and embossed around the edge with the Stampendous Snow Spoonful Kit. The kits are a great way to use Frantage, the elements have all been mixed for you.

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I have done a second card for you too, with the same stamp,

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this time I have used  the Venetian Card Candi and Silicone Glue to attach the Candi, can you see my messy bit?

this card I have just layer on the Royal Blue Recycled card.

Now to show you how to do it properly…..

Thanks for visiting, don’t forget to visit the rest of the team on the Woodware Blog.

 

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Woodware Sketch 47

This week on the Woodware blog we are following a sketch

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Why not have a go and play along with us?

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I have used Francoise’s Clear Magic Patch Love Bauble and the Clear Scraps 12 x 12 Acrylic Sheets from Clear Scraps, not easy to photograph, sorry!

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I stamped and embossed in gold on Mixed Media card and

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Then water coloured with a red brush pen and a blender pen.

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I have stamped the greeting from Jane’s Fluffy Robin set, on to the acrylic sheet with black Surfacez I used the ink to edge the acrylic too. I used Peel Off Pens to colour the holly leaves.

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I stamped the bauble on the inside of the card and coloured it in.

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I have added some of the burlap ribbon to the top of the card.

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I cut out the bauble and attached it to the front of the card.

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and finished it off with a gingham ribbon.

Don’t forget to pop over to the Woodware Blog to see what the rest of the girls have been up to.

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The Mirror Crack’d – Masks

Woodware are again sponsoring The Mirror Crack’d Blog

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Their theme for this month is Make a Mask either a bought one or from scratch.

So here is what I have come up with.

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You will find the same mask decorated Lin on the Design Team for the Mirror Crac’d, I decorated this without knowing what Lin had done honest!

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I went to a craft shop and bought a paper mache mask.

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I painted it with some old acrylic paint, just to lighten it.

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The I went mad and painted it with three colours of Dylusions paint. Sorry I forgot to take pictures of it in progress (my daughter kept coming to speak to me).

I used the ColorBox Blending Tool to apply the paint.

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Then I Frantaged like mad with three different mixes that I had made up, I have no idea what was in them! Ah the beauty of Frantage!!! I used my Boss Gloss Embossing ink on the mask to get the powders to stick where I wanted it, I heated from underneath to start with and finished off on top.

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Then I added bling, the Multi Coloured Triple Wave border, was perfect for this project.  7

The pearls come from one of the combo cluster sets. I love the knotted ribbon and I just teamed it with 15mm organza and 3mm satin, to add some movement.

I hope that you like my fun mask.

So why not play along with the girls at The Mirror Crack’d you have all month to put your thinking cap on!

Thanks for visiting see you soon!