Friday, 5 May 2017

Let's craft and create 125: make your own background

This is my design card for Let's craft and create challenge 125: make your own background. Please click on the link to see the lovely crafting of the rest of the team and we would love you to join in our challenge.

I made my own background' using small distress ink pads randomly 'stamped',
a grid embossing folder swiped with distress ink and spectrum noir pens for colouring the background mats and the images, having stamped the lovely Inkadinkadoo pens stamp by Dawn Houser inked with memento tuxedo black, also the 'just a note stamp.

This is also for:

City crafter 360: you can do it - create your own background
Allsorts 413: embossing
Delicious doodles May: embossing
Mix it up 1: anything goes + option: embossing
Heartful stamping (stamped blessings): anything goes
Classic design team 14: anything goes
One crazy stamper May: anything goes
Craft stamper take it/make it May: anything goes
Crafty sentiments: anything goes
Through the craftroom door: anything goes
Crafting by designs: anything goes
Deep ocean 154: anything goes
Inspiration destination 127: anything goes + option: masculine
Cute card Thursday: anything goes
Little Miss Muffet 162: anything goes
Colour crazy week 18: anything goes
Fussy & fancy 186: anything goes
Jo's scrap shack funday 187: anything goes
Polka doodles 18: anything goes
Crafts galore encore May: anything goes
Crafty awesomeness May: anything goes
Crafty girls creations 36: anything goes
Creative ladybirds 26: anything goes
Love to scrap 97: anything goes
Colouring in scrapland May: anything goes
The paper nest dolls 5: anything goes
Crafting with an attitude 27: anything goes
Daisy chain 8: anything goes
Word art Wednesday 280: anything goes
Wonderful Wednesday (Kraftin' Kimmie): anything goes
DL.ART May linky
Eclectic Ellapu May: anything goes


  1. A perfect card for our 'embossing' theme at Allsorts this week, many thanks for joining in.

    B x

  2. Wow! What a fabulous background! You really went all out on it! And I love the pens with that sentiment; so fun! Thanks for playing with Jo's Scrap Shack and LTSCB.

  3. Absolutely beautiful!
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at Allsorts!

  4. Fabulous card and design. Hugs Jennifer xx

  5. Great card Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Michelle DT for

  6. The pens are perfect with the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Through the Craft Room Door.

  7. Lovely card! Thanks for join us at Crafty Sentiments designs this time, good luck and hope to see you next time, hugs, Beatriz

  8. Lovely card! Thanks for join us at Crafty Sentiments designs this time, good luck and hope to see you next time, hugs, Beatriz

  9. Brilliant Hazel - what a fab idea to use pens and that sentiment together. Thanks for joining us at Fussy & Fancy Friday this time
    Andrea x

  10. Lovely background and a great card! Thank you for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door! Looking forward to seeing you again in the next challenge and good luck!
    Sunila & Aditi,
    Dots to Lines- DT TTCRD

  11. I am in awe of that grid pattern and the way you created this background. It's gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

  12. Love this! Your background is incredible! Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Sentiments Designs. Hope to see you again next week! Julie, DT member

  13. Beautiful!!! Thanks for joining our challenge at Inspiration Destination I hope you’ll join us next time again.
    (DT member)

  14. Ohhh how fun! This isn't "just a note", it is a statement piece. Wonderful embossed background with the grid and the distress inks. Awesome sauce pen stamp as well!

    Thanks for joining us at Mix It Up and also for using the optional twist of embossing! Hugz. ~Niki DT

  15. Another lovely card, Helen! Your background is fantastic!
    Thanks for linking another one up at Cards and More Shop Challenge! :o)

  16. This is fabulous. I love it. Nice work.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    [Annette Registered Owner/Admin for Classic Design Team Challenge]

  17. Love the effect in your background..FABulous project.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Chrissy DT

  18. That background is awesome, lovin' it! Thank you for sharing with us at Eclectic Ellapu, good luck!

  19. Oh wow Hazel that background is just fantastic! What a beautiful card! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Kraftin' Kimmie Challenges!

  20. Really love this one Hazel! The background is amazing and the pen stamps is something I neeeeeed! Perfect male card as well. Thank you for joining the Crafts Galore Encore (Anything Goes) Challenge this month. Lots of luck. Hugs Sue Pxxx

  21. Great stamping and beautiful background. A fabulous note card. Thanks for sharing with us at Eclectic Ellapu!

  22. A fabulous card. Thank you for joining this month's challenge at One Crazy Stamper.

  23. Great job, the card is really beautiful.
    Thank you for sharing on CWAA and I hope you join us next month. Good luck, I keep my fingers crossed.
    BożenA DT CWAA

  24. beautiful!! Love your style :) thanks for playing along in this months challenge over at OCS!! :) Hugs, Nat DT OCS


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