Monday, 19 February 2018

Get Well Soon - Popcorn

Morning Crafters

I hope you had a lovely weekend, we went out and about enjoying the Winter sunshine.  On Friday I was having a sort out of my craftroom and found a box of cross stitched pieces I stitched a few years ago.  I decided to put the pieces I found onto cards.

This is Popcorn the bear, he used to be quite a popular character especially in cross stitch and he has his own facebook page here.

I have simply frayed the edges mounted him on chocolate cardstock from Creative Crafting World and then on to Kraft card from Anna Marie Designs.



The sentiment is a free stamp from Making Cards magazine using Cocoa Memento Ink.  As Popcorn is holding his blanket I thought the 'get well' sentiment was appropriate.

I would love to know if any of you stitch and if you use stitching in your papercrafting?

Creative Blessings.  x

Friday, 16 February 2018

Happy Birthday - using free stamps & dies

Good Morning Crafters

I hope you have some lovely plans for the weekend.  We shall be doing some more decorating of the cloakroom. 

Today's card is a birthday card for my friend's little boy who turned one on 14th February.   



The happy birthday sentiment is from a freebie set that came with Creative Stamping magazine.  The Winnie the Pooh stamp and die also came free with a magazine, as did the balloon die.  Winnie the Pooh and the balloon are coloured with pencils.  



The is the first time I have used these stamps and dies.  I'm on a mission to "break-in" uninked stamps and virgin dies, and magazine freebies!

The inks I used are Jet Black Archival, Cornflower Blue Archival, Jet Black Dovercraft Pigment together with Papermania Clear Embossing Powder.

Creative Blessings.  x

I wish to enter this into the following challenge(s);

Noor! Design UK - Celebration - http://noordesign-uk.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/february-challenge-celebrations.html

Emerald City Crafts - Anything Goes - http://emeraldcitycraftschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/challenge-8.html