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Thursday, 22 June 2017

Shades of Gold and Blue!

Hello to all.  I have been working with the lovely shoe stamps from Cherry Green for Crafter's Companion.  I love these stamps and colouring to create depth and shape to the image.  Here I have used Spectrum Noir Aqua markers in rich golds, yellows and blues to add colour and tone to this fabulous image.


List of materials used:
Stamp - Boot-iful -Cherry Green
Spectrum Noir Aqua markers:
Essentials: Terracotta, Moss, Olive
Nature: Yellow, Aquamarine, Teal
Primary: Marine, Kingfisher
Floral: Marigold, Sunflower, Bud Green
Crafter's Comanion Black Matt Card and metallic card
Peacock Darice Folder and Pebeo Wax
Designer paper, ribbon, pearl buttons, gems
and peacock die cuts from stash


Happy crafting fun to all!




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Monday, 19 June 2017

Midnight Dreams Wall Hanger!

Hello to all.  Sharing an altered balsa wood plaque with you!  
I got very enthusiastic with the lastest Cherry Green for Crafter's Companion launch and made loads of samples. 
This collection really is lovely.  
You can now find the stamps on the Crafter's Companion site, linked above.


Materials used:
Midnight Dreams - Cherry Green for Crafter's Companion
Spectrum Noir Sparkle markers:
Harvest Moon, Emerald Green, Holley Leaf, 
Red Berry, Soft Jade, Blue Topaz
Small balsa wood plaque
Strong card for frame, Crafter's Companion kraft card
Hessian embossing folder, Pebeo Gilding wax
Various Crafter's Companion dies: pennant banner, swirl, mixed media butterflies, cogs, autumn leaves, sheena floral die and sparkl marker – Red Berry
Sara Signature designer papers and buttons
twine, roses from my stash.


Happy crafting fun to all!




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Thursday, 15 June 2017

Dancing Butterflies!

Hello to all.  
The beautiful new stamp collection from Crafter's Companion launches on Hochanda this evening.  
I have so enjoyed working with this stunning collection of stamps!


Materials used:
 Dancing Butterflies - Cherry Green for Crafter's Companion
Shaped Gift Box 
Spectrum Noir Sparkle markers:
Blue Topaz, Pink Champagne, 
Centura pearl card and Coredinations card
Sara Signature papers
Various Crafters Companion cutting dies:
Floral, Create-a-Card Base, pennant banners, butterflies and swirls
Ribbon Sara Signature
Pearls from my stash



A side view of this sweet box showing the lovely colour pigments in the Spectrum Sparkle markers and stunning Sara Signature die cuts and papers.


Image above has captured the glitter and shimmer of the Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens.



Using the same stamp set to produce a totally different look.  
Materials list:

Dancing Butterflies - Cherry Green for Crafter's Companion
Spectrum Noir Aqua markers for background 
with glycerine plus stamped detail.
Nature: Peacock Blue, Marine
Primary: Scarlett, Burgandy
Floral: Orchid, Rose Pink, Wildflower, Sunflower
Butterfly stamps, ink applied directly to stamp 
and a light coat of water added when dry
Primary:Scarlett,
Floral; Orchid, Wildflower.
Matt black card.

Happy crafting fun to all!




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Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Variations on Summer Solstice!

Hello to all.  Sharing two projects made with the beautiful Summer Solstice Stamp by Cherry Green for Crafter's Companion.  The launch of this fabulous range is on the 15th June on Hochanda.  I have an altered project and a sparkle card to share today for my sneak peeks!


This basic box was purched in the Wilko sale for a few pence.  
I have used some lovely papers and detail from the Sara Signature ranges to decorate.  Shine was added with embossing, die cutting and gilding wax.
Materials list!
Summer Solstice - Cherry Green for Crafter's Companion.
Altered storage house project
Spectrum Noir Aqua markers:
Nature: Kingfisher, Evergreen
Primary: Scarlett, Gold. Teal
Floral: Sunflower, Bud Green, Marigold, Begonia
Coredinations card, Crafter's Companion kraft card
and metallic Centura Pearl
Pebeo GildingWax, Texture Embossing Folder
Sara Signature Designer papers
Various Crafter's Companion dies: Floral, edge die, fence die,
butterflies die, autumn leaves die
Floral pearls, raffia ribbon and house storage base from stash.


The A5 card features the same stamp coloured in a different palette.
Materials list:
Summer Solstice - Cherry Green for Crafter's Companion.
Spectrum Noir Aqua markers, base coat:
Primary: Teal, Aquamarine
Floral: Begonia, Sunflower, Bud Green
Highlight layer of ,Spectrum Noir Sparkle markers:
Moonlight, Soft Jade, Red Berry, Emerald Gre
en, Harvest Moon
Backgrounds made with Aqua markers blended with glycerine and sponged onto watercolour card.  One all over card, one applied through Sara Signature die cut stencil.
Black Matt card
Ribbon, cameo, pearls from my stash.


Picture taken from the side to show the lovely sparkle detail.

Happy crafting fun to all!




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Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Hydrangea Garden!

Hello to all.  Sharing another Cherry Green for Crafter's Companion project!   This beautiful stamp range launches on Hochanda on the 15th June.   I hope you will love it as much as I do!



I have made a reverse z-fold card to showcase these stunning stamps.  The main image is highlighted with lots of small 3D hydrangea images.  I had so much fun creating this card!


List of materials used:
Hydrangea Garden - Cherry Green for Crafter's Companion.
Spectrum Noir Aqua markers used:
Essentials: Lime
Nature: Evergreen, Kingfisher
Primary: Purple, Magenta, Red Violet, Teal
Floral: Sunflower, Meadow, Bud Green, Leaf Green, Heather
Centura Pearl, pastels
Sara Signature Shabby/Chic Designer paper
Various Crafter's Companion cutting dies:
Edge die, butterflies dies, floral dies, bow die
Buttons Sara Signature Shabby/Chic
Heart gems and twine from my stash



I am so excited about this launch and can't wait for you to see the stunning creations made by the DT!

Happy crafting fun to all!




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Monday, 12 June 2017

Altered Frame Butterfy!

Hello to all.   I would like to share an altered project featuring the fabulous new stamps from Cherry Green for Crafter's Companion.  
The range includes the most beautiful butterfly and floral images launching on Hochanda on 15th June as the One Day Special.  
You are going to love colouring these!



For this project I took a basic small balsa base. I created and decorated the frame and added one of the sweet new Cherry Green butterfly stamps coloured with Spectrum Noir Sparkle markers.  Loads of colouring fun!




List of materials used:

Stamp - Midnight Dreams -  Cherry Green for Crafter's Companion
Spectrum Noir Sparkle markers:
Harvest Moon, Emerald Green, Holley Leaf, 
Red Berry, Soft Jade, Blue Topaz
Small balsa wood frame
Strong card for frame, Crafter's Companion kraft card
Hessian embossing folder, Pebeo Gilding wax
Various Crafter's Companion dies: pennant banner, swirl, mixed media butterflies, cogs, autumn leaves, sheena floral die and sparkle marker – Red Berry
Sara Signature designer papers and buttons
twine, roses from my stash.

Happy crafting fun to all!




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Sunday, 11 June 2017

Summer has arrived!

Hello lovely people. 
 Sorry I have been MIA this week. 
 I have been working on loads of exciting projects which will be launching over the next few weeks and will be sharing these with you soon!!!!   
Today a quick and easy watercolour using the fabulous Spectrum Noir AquaBlend pencils.



Materials used for this card:
Spectrum Noir AquaBlend pencils:
Red Berry, Ruby, Parakeet, Bright Green, Ebony, Pineapple, Persimmon
Gold mirror and Black Matt Card.
Sequins from my stash.



Happy crafting fun to all!




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Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Create with all your heart.

Hello to all.  Sharing a CAS colouring of a sweet ADFD image.  This was a late night, just for me project and it was lovely just to sit there and colour!   I have used one of the fabulous sentiment stamps from Leonie Pujul and I think it is perfect for this image.



List of materials used to make this card:

Image A Day For Daisies
Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers
Spectrum Noir ColourBlend Pencils
Spectrum Noir Sparkle pen - Crystal Clear
Black matt card, Neenah Classic Crest card
Pebeo gilding wax
beads from my stash.




Happy crafting fun to all!




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