Sunday 4 January 2009

Caardvarks Becky Fleck pagemaps sketch

This is my first time of taking part in a Caardvarks challenge - a sketch provided by Becky Fleck of Pagemaps:

The papers are DCWV Pocket full of posies and the little 'Thank you' clear tag was bought from CBC:

Inchies challenges

It's a long while since I've made any inchies (in fact, I've just signed up for a swap on BF), but this past week I found two challenge sites that incorporate inchies:

Inchy by Inch - this week the theme is 'gifts' and

Small World of Inchies and Twinchies - this week's challenge is to make a collage.

So I combined the two and used them for this card:

The backgrounds are BG Scarlet's letters and I've used various epoxy stickers on foiled gold for the inchies, using sticky ribbons to make some of them look like 'gifts'.

As always, difficult to get a photo because of having to use flash - might replace if light is better in the morning.

Papertake challenge: Dawny's sketch 5 + Cuttlebug 12: sand the embossing

This is the sketch on Papertake this week:

I decided to combine this with Cuttlebug challenge 12: sand the embossing.

And, having made a few very quick cards, this one took me quite a bit longer!

As you can see, I used two different Cuttlebug embossing folders and inked them before I then sanded (have often done it the other way round, but quite like the effect of this). The strip across the bottom is DCWV pocket full of posies and the embossings are mounted on HOTP papers. The flower stamped image is a Dawn Bibby one, stamped with Brilliance pearlescent purple and embossed, as are the edges of the 'Happy Birthday' flower. The base card is a pale lilac.

My Time to Craft challenge 42: easy elegance

Having made a very quick card last night for the Dottie challenge, I seem to be into quick cards, because I've made three for the 'easy elegance' challenge on My Time to Craft.

These were made with some of the concept card range that I got from QVC - good for when you're not feeling very creative, but just want to make a couple of cards:

BubblyFunk Crafty Calendar

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