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Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Kingfisher Meadow (posted by Claire)

Good morning all, Claire here with a couple of projects made using this months lovely new stamps.


For this card I began with a background made with mica pigment powders on watercolour card, it's really shimmery in real life but sadly it doesn't show too well in the pic. I overstamped the background with lots of lovely foliage stamps ( you can find all the new stamps here). I stamped the kingfisher on white card and painted him with the same mica pigments, he looked a little flat so I had a rummage in my craft room and found some very old Sakura stardust pens which my some miracle still worked so I used them to give him lots more detail. I cut him out and layered him up on 3d foam pads.  A stamped sentiment in a little punched envelope were added to finish the card.

My second project today is a tag and a pendant made with the leftover ink from making this card. I had a tiny bit of colour left on my craft mat so I misted it with water and mopped it up with some white card. I cut out the tag and stamped with some delicate foliage and edged with silver embossing. I stamped the rest of the card with foliage and used glossy accents to glue a cabochon in place, once that was dry I cut it out and popped it in a bezel and added some green velvet ribbon to make a pendant.


Thanks for taking the time to visit, I hope you're enjoying the new stamps and don't forget to share your projects with us on facebook.
Claire xx


8 comments:

  1. Delightful projects Claire, that Kingfisher is a fine fella and he looks fabulous nestled into your background. I love you pendant, I make these often and find they are always so well received. Hugs Tracey x

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  2. Wow what a stunning card and tag and pendant, you are so talented.

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  3. Beautiful card, tag and pendent. Impatiently waiting for my Kingfisher stamps to arrive so I can play with them. Thank you for sharing this.

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  4. Two fabulous creations Claire and the card has been framed beautifully with the pretty foliage, and the tag looks great with the bezel added to it and more delightful greenery. x

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  5. Wow!! Your pens have given a fabulous 3D look to the bird!! Amazing, really amazing! And love the background!!
    Fab tag, too, the pendant looks amazing on the lovely background!

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  6. Stunning work Claire, wonderful colours and designs,Kate x

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  7. Super makes! Both so great in colours!

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  8. Two lovely creations, what fantastic colours.

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