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Monday, 25 July 2016

Icy Colours (by Judith)

Hello everyone, I have a project to share today using another of this month's individual lady stamps, Winter Dawn.

I am not a Winter person, I do not like the cold, preferring to stay indoors wrapped up warm, but I love this Wintery image, and had a lot of fun creating a card to go with Sue's super design.

I stamped the image onto smooth watercolour card, and masked it before colouring the background using the acrylic block technique. I then stamped over the top of the background using a stamp from the Abstract Fragment stamp set. I added some partial stamping using a stamp from the Decorative Edges stamp set by stamping with Versamark and white embossing powder.

I removed the mask and coloured the image using Polychromos pencils. I added some flat-backed gems and some ribbon, before attaching the background to a white card blank.

Thanks for stopping by, Judith xx

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Four seasons by Veronica

 Four cards using the lovely new seasonal ladies stamps - big stamps that are an absolute delight to colour in.
The first uses spring awakening, stamped with black versafine, clear embossed, and coloured with pencils.
Die cut, then mounted on a 7" square white card blank randomly stamped with an old flower stamp from my stash using old paper distress ink.(Briar rose butterfly,  can't find it on the website at the moment, but it is avaiable from the Craft Channel website)
 Summer fair is the next stamp, again stamped in bl;ack versafine and clear embossed before colouring with pencils. I stamped a mask using masking tissue and masked the image before adding a gelli plate background uisng distress inks.
Again an oval die cut, and a 7" square white card blank stamped with a stamp from poppy meadow across the bottom using peeled paint distress inks.
 Autumn medley also has a gelli plate background added after colouring and masking the image, this time using acrylic paints and leaves from the garden.
This time the mount is an 8" square white card.
The wood -effect background is thanks to a link from Eileen Godwin.
Last lady is winter dawn, stamped with versamark onto light blue card and embossed with silver. Coloured with pencils again, white chalk marker, rhinestones added to the snowflakes.
Base card was 8" square in silver pearl, randomly stamped with a snowflake stamp from a child is born using silver pigment ink.
The mats are dark and light silvers.

My teamies have made some wonderful creations, so keep checking to se them all!

Saturday, 23 July 2016

Winter Dawn (posted by Claire)

Good morning folks, Claire here with a card featuring one of the beautiful four seasons stamps from Chocolate Baroque. This one is called Winter Dawn and the other 3 ladies are equally stunning. 

I've coloured the image with Graph'It Markers and added a little glitter and some gems here an there. I've distressed the edges with Tumbled Glass distress ink and layered her up on some silver card. The background was made using distress inks and i've just added more gems and some wintery die cuts to finish off .

Thanks for visiting today, have a lovely weekend 
Claire xx

Friday, 22 July 2016

Spring and Summer by Zoe

Good morning Lovelies, back with my second post featuring the stunning new stamps.

This time using Spring Awakening, Summer Fair and Tangled Birch

This time my ladies were coloured in using watercolour pencils, I stamped and coloured twice, cut out elements and decoupaged, I've added glitter glue to the flower centres.


Another very simple Sketch pad page, simply stamped and using scalloped edge stencils and distress inks I added clouds and hills.

Speaks for itself this last one CAS

Thank you for joining me today, I hope you like my designs, have a wonderful day xx Zoe xx


Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Lacey Flower (by Corine)

It is week two for Corine to share her latest design with you, so without further ado here we go.


Here I am again. This is my second post in July. I will show you today a card with a flower stamp from the sheet Fancy Flowers.

I used stamps from the sheets:

On this Mixed Media background I placed a flower. For the background I used modeling paste, Distress ink, templates, embossing powder, water and Memento Luxe ink.

The lace and flower are embossed with Silver Pearl embossing powder. I coloured these with Distress Inks and ZIG-markers.

I love to create background with several layers.

Hope you enjoy this.

Kind regards,
Corine van Kuilenburg

Such a bright and pretty card, very delicate. Thank you Corine for yet another inspiring design. Wonder what she has in store for next week on what will be her final post.  We will wait in anticipation.

In the meantime join our regular Design Team girls every day  as they share even more loveliness with you.

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Spring and Summer Beauties (by Julie )

Hello and welcome. Today I have two more cards created with the fabulous new Seasonal Ladies.
My first card is with the lovely Summer Fair lady which I stamped onto Kraft card and coloured with Polycromos pencils. The base card was stamped with Pretty Poppies and coloured with Polychromos pencils. I wanted to create a washed out, bleached kind of look so added Picket Fence stain to the main design and base card. To finish off I added a die cut butterfly coloured with gilding wax and a piece of gold cord threaded with beads.

I have loved working with the Polychromos pencils and Kraft card so for my last card it will come as no surprise that the lovely Spring Awakening lady has been created in a similar style. I have just added die cut flowers around the main image and stamped bubbles from the Rustic Fragments in the background to add some extra interest. To finish off I have added dabs of Crystal Stickles and sentiment.

That's all from me this month, but please pop back very soon to see some more Design Team inspiration.

Julie xx

Monday, 18 July 2016

A light breath of wind (by Dominike)

Hello every body.
For the second post on July, I introduce you my new summer book.
I make it with great sheets of paper. Here is the right page. I made a lot of layers with the gelli plate. I used Autumn Medley and Tangled Birch.

Pour ce second post du mois de juillet, je vous présente mon nouveau livre de l'été. Je le réalise avec de grandes feuilles de papier Canson. Voici la page de droite. J'ai fait une succession de couches à la gelli plate. J'ai utilisé les deux nouveaux tampons Autumn Madeley et Tangled Birch.

Un léger souffle de vent agite la chevelure de notre Lady.
A light breath of wind shakes the hair of the Lady.

I hope you enjoy it.
I will be very happy to read your comments.
Kind regards.

J'espère que vous aimez. J'aurai plaisir à lire vos commentaires.
A bientôt.