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Grew up in the era of make and mend so have always been crafty. Love trying new things and in particularly love Art and Crafts. My favourite techniques are colouring with different mediums and altered art. Always happy to try new things.

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Sunday, 10 October 2010


Challenge #Sketch  Friday Sketchers
Challenge #Winter Warmers  Simpledoodles
Challenge #Something you've had a while  Forfunchallenges

For this project I used one of the stamps from the Adorables Collection designed by Jayne Nestorenko for Crafters Companion.  There are six stamp plates in this collection and this particular one is called Waiting.  I've had these since they were a pick of the week on Create and Craft and haven't used yet!

I used copics to colour the image and a fine liner for the decorative edges.  The backing papers were all from CD Roms I have and the silver cardstock was from Create and Craft.

I used a cuttlebug die to cut the corners and used the waste to create the embellishment of the image corners.  The snowflakes were cut with Marianne dies and embellished with gems.

I used the sketch from Friday sketchers and added a ribbon and bow.


Challenge #Sketch  Paperplay
Challenge #Change of Season  Papersundaes
Challenge #Get Well Soon  Creativeinspirations

For this project I used one of my new digi stamps (NSR) images from My Craft Studios box set.  This one is called Wednesday child from the Nursery Rhymes Vol 1 disc.  There were 10 discs in this set and I haven't as yet looked at all of them yet.  I had seen this image and another one in the preview which had compelled me to buy this set.
I coloured with copics and used one of the decorative papers from the design set for this image.  I used the sketch from Paper play and a die to cut the diamond shaped border.

To complete this project I embellished with some small and large gems.


For this project I used a digi stamp from Eiglas called "Uriel - Angel of Fire" for those of you like me who don't know who he is, you can find a brief synopsis at the Stitchy Bear and I did it Creations Crafting Boutique.

I coloured with copics and used a glitter pen to highlight his gown.  For the wings I used a glue pen to trace the wings and then applied glitter to create an angel like glow.

I used a corner punch to cut the corners of the main image and an EK punch for the decorative borders.  The backing papers were all from Crafters Companion.



Sorry photo is a little blurred - meant to re-take!

Digi stamp by Rick St. Dennis MFA  - a little bio about Rick,

a much collected pen and ink artist who is now bringing his artwork skills  to DIGI-Stamping.

Designer of over 100 theatrical productions, Rick St Dennis is also the author of 4 books on decorative painting and contributor to at least a dozen national magazines on crafts and art.

He has taught design at the college level as well as seminars and classes across the USA and Canada. He is one of a handful of designers to have designed TWO productions of AIDA, Verdi's massive Egyptian opera spectacle.

Currently living in the quiet beach communuity of Seal Beach, California he writes restaurant reviews and theatre reviews between assignments for web designs, logos and creating art for local shows.

Rick has appeared on such TV shows as Home Matters with Susan Powell, Aileen's Crafts and others. He was Crafts editor for Country Folk Art Magazine and sells his artwork nationally through galleries and shows. Among numerous awards he has won a presidential commendation in 1976 for his contributions to the bicentennial year including the design of the west coast premier of William Grant Still's opera BAYOU LEGEND. His drawings and paintings are in the collections of Diana Ross, Sandy Duncan, Sammy Davis Jr. and Jacqueline Onnasis amongst others.

This is my card using Rick St Dennis  digi stamp.  I used copics, spica and glitter pens to colour this image.

The backing papers are from Crafters Companion and Create and Craft.  I used two dies which from memory I think are both from the Marianne Collection of dies.

This is quite a simple card and has been embellished with a few flat back pearls.