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Category: CBC challenge

Week 2 ukstampers tag challenge


This tag is for last weeks challenge and for this one I had to include any stamped image, glitter and buttons. As you can see I made it all about buttons and I stamped the background on glossy card using the resist technique then for the individual buttons: they were stamped on acetate and glitter added to to the back.

Inks: Black Stazon, versamark, Big and juicy Hydrangea
Card: glossy white, acetate
Stamps: free buttons stamp from craft stamper mag ages ago, Technique Tuesday Hanging by a thread
Other: variegated thread, scissors brad, glitter, brayer

Ickle mouse card


Here is my card for the CBCC104 challenge to a recipe:

  • it has to be mainly pink
  • have 2 different pieces of paper
  • 1 button
  • 2 different pieces of ribbon/fibre

This is a tiny card (11 x 7cm). I made the back ground card first using the resist technique with glimmer mist sprays, masking fluid and sequin waste. Then stamped and coloured the image. Cut out the frames using nestabilities.

Inks: Brilliance graphite black
Card: Ivory card, back ground card, pink vellum
Stamps: Inkadinkado Patterned pets, Art impressions BB 2055 (on tag)
Other: white mini rick-rack, cerise embroidery thread, mini tag, button, gems, stickles, copic pens to colour, sparkle pen, masking fluid, glimmer mists; cherry limeade and cherry blossom, sequin waste, nestabilities

Whit a scunner tae be a hunner card


Here is my entry into the CBC crew challenge CBC00100. The them is one hundred as this will be the hundredth challenge. The lorgnettes are made to look like the number 100 and ‘a hunner’ is Scots for ‘one hundred’. The prize is a couple of templates kindly donated by WS Designs. (the telephone box and DL envelope templates). Thank you everyone who voted for my card.

Inks: Archival coffee, watercolour pencils to colour image
Card: White, green textured, orange vellum, Bo-Bunny Beau jardin poppy
Stamps: free Sugar Nellie owl stamp with Craft stamper magazine
Other: googly eyes, hand made lorgnettes, sketched on branch and walking stick, flowers, white highlighting pen, computer generated text

A pair of pears


Here is my entry for Joanne’s challenge at CBC – Five-a-day. I don’t use my pear stamp all that often so it was fun thinking of a way to use it for the challenge.

Inks: black document ink, water colour pencils to colour pears
Card: watercolour paper, black card, ivory card, Bo-Bunny ‘my darling motion’
Stamps: Non-sequitur – oriental collage elements (52C) pear
Other: black magic mess, pink zoom, (Glitz spritz desert moon, forest stampzia colour and Ecoline chartreuse sprays to make the back ground of pears)

I LOVE my jeans card


I made this card for Joannes Jean therapy challenge at CBC. The real denim is the background strip and the tiny bit on the tag.

Inks: Adirondack earthtones stonewashed and denim, distress ink weathered wood, colorbox fluid chalk ink tangerine
Card: white
Stamps: denim background (unknown), stitchels dashy dot flower, free tag stamp from craft stamper mag.
Other: red stickles, brad, computer generated greeting (smashedSF by fontographer)

The wrong colours CBC challenge


Today I am hosting the CBC challenge 91 – it’s the wrong colours Gromit!.
For this challenge I would like you to use the wrong colours when colouring in an image for a new crafty item, this can be a card, scrapbook page or any other crafty project. For example no green grass or blue sky but you can have green cats or blue dogs, purple people etc.

Inks: versafine onyx black, various copic pens
Card: white and black
Stamp: Heritage rubber stamp Co.(?) castle landscape
Other: silver foil (embossed), paper lace border covered in silver coloured foil tape then embossed and rubbed with black acrylic paint (for the corner pieces), glaze

t’wit t’woo guess who’s 2

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Noah will be two on Friday. Clare’s CBC challenge is to make something childish so I made Noah’s card for this challenge.

Inks: black document ink
Stamps: Woodware clear stamps Nature fun owl, Cute companions Patchwork numbers
Card: white card stock and coloured card (unknown)
Colour: pencils and neon pink pen
Other: eyes, computer generated wording

CBC Bookmark swap


I made these today for the CBC bookmark swap and they also fit the CBC Crew Challenge Pens, pencils and paint.

Ink: white stazon
Pens/pencils: Prisma pencils, copper pen and Sakura gelly roll glitter pens
Materials: black card, gold eyelet, black ribbon, tube cloisonné beads, laminate
Stamps: Oriental bookmark stamps from Graphicus

Just stamp the bookmarks in white (on black card) and colour the white parts with Prismas and pens. use a water brush to lightly brush a glittery effect over parts (sakura pens scribbled onto paper and pick up the glitter using water brush) then laminate, punch a whole for eyelet, add ribbon and beads.