Stampin’ Royalty #263 & Cardabilities #115

Hey Everyone

I dragged myself away from watching the tennis to create a couple of cards today.  The first one is for two challenges – Stampin’ Royalty colour challenge and the Cardabilities sketch challenge.

SR263pic

Cardbilities115

I had a bit more time than usual today to play around with techniques.  I’m the first to say that I’m technique challenged as I really don’t get time watch videos or search the internet to find them.  I wanted to create a kind of watercoloured background. I started by taking Hello Honey & Sahara Sand Inks and randomly stamped the pads directly to a non-stick craft mat.  I then spritzed the ink with water and then placed my Whisper White card stock directly onto the ink.  This is the effect I achieved after I dried it off with my heat tool. I inked up Stampin’ Up!s Dictionary and finger walked it so that it only stamped on certain bits of the background. I’m pretty happy with the effect!

SR263 & Cardabilities115

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Cheers

Narelle

Cardabilities #88 & Inspired by Stamping Inspiration Challenge #88

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Instead of doing a bit of Christmas shopping today – I made a couple of cards….. My excuse for not going shopping is that the shops are too busy at the moment (although how would I know if I haven’t been shopping once yet?).  I will make the effort and go sometime during the week.

This card I’ve made is for two challenges – Cardabilities Sketch Challenge and Inspired by Stamping Inspiration Challenge.  Here are their inspiration pics:

Cardabilities 112sketch

IBSIC88pic

Here’s my card:

Cardabilities112 & IBSIC88

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Cheers

Narelle

Just Add Ink #134

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Don’t cha just love Polka Dots?  This week at Just Add Ink Trish has given us the challenge to

Just Add…….Polka Dots

I decided to go with a man card to time it with Father Day’s, which was last weekend here in Australia.  I made this card for my kids to give to my husband and I’ve used my new stamp set Clockworks – I just love this stamp set.  I seriously have used a lot of Polka Dots on this one!

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Products Used:
Cardstock: Basic Black, Very Vanilla, Soft Suede DSP, Basic Black DSP, Sahara Sand DSP
Ink: Black Stazon, Soft Suede
Stamp Sets: Clockworks, Teeny Tiny Sentiments
Other Products: Hemp Twine (retired), Button, Brad

Cheers

Narelle

Dynamic Duos #16

Hey Again Everyone

I’ve got another card for you tonight – it’s for this weeks challenge at Dynamic Duos.  The challenge for us is to create a project using River Rock and Basic Black.  Challenges with Basic Black would have to be my favourite – I just love any colour teamed with black.  The dessert option for this Black Tie Challenge is that we can use brads.  I’ve gone with a single brad mainly because I forgot to add more!

Here’s my card:

Did you notice the clock?  It’s from a stamp set called Clockworks and it will be available in the new catalogue available from 1st September – I can’t wait to get my hands on all the new products.  Roll on September 1…..

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Cheers

Narelle