Saturday, 26 May 2012

I Am Back With A Nautical Fathers Day

Hello Everyone I hope you are all doing ok I know I should appreciate the hot weather as we in the UK don't see a lot of sun but its too hot for me I love Autumn and the heat has made my poor little Blade sick he is lying on the sofa bless him I just wish there was something I could do but we just have to starve him not that he wants to eat anything anyway but the good thing is that he is drinking lots of cold icy water.

Today I have made my Dads Fathers day card using a great stamp set from Kanban I stamped the main image using Indigo blue dye based ink and then I stamped the bird to make it look like he is part of the image I stamped the bird twice to layer him up.I dragged the ink out using water and a paint brush for the shading detail.The anchor and compass also came from the same stamp set.For the bottom of the  card I have torn some Kraft paper to make it look like sand and distressed the edges with Antique Linen Distress ink.I cut out some shells from an old paper pack I had to add to the sand and for added detail I mixed three different green flowersoft colours together for the look of moss from the see also for the grass around the lighthouse.I stamped the anchor ,attached some rope to make it look like it has been anchored into the sand.For the background I used Frost watermark ink and stamped the anchor all over the blue papers randomly to create my own paper.
I hope you like it.
I have not been able to use the laptop much this week so please bare with me I am trying my best to catch up on your blogs I hate missing anything.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Decorate to celebrate-All about DAD
Bearly mine-Anything goes
Crafters Companion-Here comes summer
Creative Craft world-May 20th mini
Creative Inspirations-Anything goes
Little Claires-Male theme
Lollipop crafts-Make a splash
One Stop crafts-For the boys
Paperplay-summer lovin'
Simon Says Stamp-Fathers day
Simon says stamp n show-A summer holiday
Sweet stamps-Anything goes
Wild orchid-Anything goes

Thanks for visiting me and have a great weekend
Lorraine xx

Saturday, 12 May 2012

For You

Evening everyone,
                            Well finally I have something to share I am sorry for being away this week but i have tried to comment.
Well I got the Portabello Road papers for my birthday from the gorgeous Debs thankyou so much huni I so love them.I have used a Whiff Of Joy Stamp and paper pieced the shopping bags with the same papers and coloured the rest of her with promarkers,the sentiment was free stamp from creativity magazine,gems and ribbon are from my stash too.I hope you like it.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Whiff of Joy-Paper Piecing
Crafty Creations-Frame it
Pan Pastels-Anything goes
Stamp and create-For the ladies

Thankyou so very much for popping by
Lorraine xx

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

New Challenge Launch Day

Hello everyone today is the launch of the new Mishelflo's Monthly Challenge and whats great about this Challenge blog is that you get to choose your prize out of 7 different prizes if you are the lucky winner and there are so many amazing prizes to choose from too.There is also a prize for the under 16's so we would love to see creations from the little ones.
For our first Challenge we have decided to go for 'Celebrations' so I think its a nice easy one to stary with.
I have decided to make a gift bag for a new baby boy.

For my bag I have used this adorable stamp from Motivet and coloured with Promarkers,I used a button embossing folder for the background,oval nestabilities,a Whimsy sentiment and embellished with card candy and a bow I hope you like it.
Here are a few pics of the prizes you can choose from

there are more too just pop over and take a peek.I hope you will be able to join us.

I would like to enter my bag into the following challenges:

LEJ Designs-Anything goes(new challenge blog please pop over for a peek and show your support)
CYDA-Just for children
Crafts and me-Embossing
Crafty cardmakers-for the boys
Creative inspirations-Anything goes
Fab n funky-no dps
Papertake weekly-Anything goes

Thankyou for visiting me
Lorraine xx