Saturday, 14 July 2012

A welcome change

Having felt so poorly for a couple of weeks now, I didn't feel like making anything very creative, so I made cards mainly using a couple of kits I bought recently - I didn't have to think or make much effort with these.

I felt like a change this morning and so I got our my distress inks and sprays and made a nice inky mess, the remains of which you can see on my hand:


I sprayed on to a cogs mask by Creative Expressions, using a mixture of stream colour wash, some broken china distress ink and a little perfect pearl. I then sponged over this very lightly with a mix of broken china and stormy ski DIs.

The steampunk image was put together digitally using three or four images from My Craft Studio Tinkering with Steampunk CD-rom. I took round the edges of the printed image and lightly distressed with stormy sky.

I was inspired to do this by the inspiration photo that was shown this morning for Allsorts 163:



This is also for:

Desert island crafts 33: I chose: teal, time, inked edges
Going grey with Scrap-creations: use something bought in the last two months (the cogs mask)
Paper make-up digi makeover 44: monochrome
The poodles parlour: use a digi
Blog a doodle: monochrome
Paperminutes 225: shabby chic/vintage
Always crafting creative Mondays 11: for men
Nutcrafters 22: one for the boys
Little Miss Muffet 39: circles
Joanna Sheen: going round in circles
The artistic stamper creative team July: circles
ABC: S for surprise - show us your best
Crafty creations 178: free for all
Tammy scraping corner 18: anything goes
Make it Monday 97
Inspire me Fridays 67
52 card pick up week 28

10 comments:

  1. Hope you're feeling better soon! Looks like you had fun getting inky for this card - I like the digi layers you did for your image panel. So glad you could join our monochromatic Digi Makeover Challenge at Paper Makeup Stamps! :)

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  2. thos is wonderful, I love the didgi image, the more you look the more you see. EE

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  3. Beautiful creation !! Thanks for joining in with Joanna Sheen's Challenge this week.
    Sandra x

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  4. Really different, Hazel. Lovely. Thanks for playing in our "Anything Goes" challenge at Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week.
    NanaConnie DT

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  5. I am so pleased you
    decided to join us for our Challenge.
    Hugs, Founder and Owner of Tammy Scrapin Corner, Tammy Ortiz

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  6. Beautiful creation!!
    Thank you so much for joining with us at Digi Makeover Challenge - hope to see you back again :)

    PMS DT Yolie
    www.justyolie.com

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous ! thank you for joining in The Artistic Stamper CReative Team challenge :)

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  8. Great card Hazel love the mask you used and glad you could join us this week at Allsorts

    Emma xxx

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  9. Lovely creation Hazel, love the colour tones on this. Thanks for joining us at LMMS. Joey x

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  10. I love your card
    Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
    I have candy if you’re interested
    http://fleurapassionforcraft.blogspot.co.uk/
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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