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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, 27 November 2011

SWEETPEA STAMPS

I am lovely being on the Sweetpea DT and have been enjoying going through my Sweetpea collection of stamps.  I love having so many lovely stamps and  can chose the one that inspires me on that particularly day. 

For my first project I have used a fabulous stamp from Anna Marine called  Trick Me Once or available as one of four stamps on  Sheet 1, Plate 141.


I chose to kept to the green's and neutral's to reflect the IRISH theme of the stamp but I think she would look good any colour!


Techniques:
USED:
Stamps: SWEETPEA -  Trick Me Once
Papers used: Bo Bunny

Medium:
Copics/S Noir pens
Prisma and Polychromo pencils
Black roller ball pen
White gel pen
Sukura gel pens

Papers:
As above - all others Crafters Companion

Dies used:
Spellbinders
Embellishments:
Petaloo flowers and embellishment
Faux brads

CARD 1 - Challenges I'm entering this into  
2 Sisters - Holiday (St Patricks Day)
Hiding in My Craft..... - Any Holiday (")
Secret Crafters - Borders and Flowers
Sweet Stamping - Punches/Dies
Less is more - a bit of bling

For my next project I used  Rachel Anderson's Sunrise also available on stamp plate - sheet 2, plate 111

CARD 2
For this card I wanted to try to achieve a watercolour wash effect for the background.  Have to admit I found it a lot harder than I thought to achieve.  Sometimes the simple effects are the hardest to achieve.   I used a blending pen to take out some of the colour giving a more subdued look.



Techniques:
USED:
Stamps: Sweetpea - Rachel Anderson's Sunrise
Papers used: Bo Bunny
Medium:
Copics and S Noir pens
Spica glitter pens
Black roller ball pen
White gel pen

Papers:
As above
All others Crafters Companion

Dies used:
Spellbinders
Marianne
Embellishments:
3d Stickers - Butterflies
Brads
Pearls
Bow

Card 2 - Challenges I'm entering this into  
Prairie Fairy - Anything fall
Inspire me Fridays - Anything
Mami Doodles - Fairy tales are real
Wags and Whiskers - Angel or Fairy
Crafty Purple Frog - For someone special

My next project features Renee Biertempfel's Oceania  and available on Sheet 1, Plate 144.  Check out these stamps - she has created some wonderful backgrounds and I have been playing around with ways to achieve something similiar - unfortunately can't find where I put them!

I have to say in this photo she does look as if she has a black eye but this I think is due to the fact you are only seeing a partial eye!


Techniques:
USED:
Stamps: Sweetpea - Renee Biertempfel's Oceania
Papers  used:  Dies to die for
Medium:
Copics and S Noir pens
Stickles glitter
Prisma and Polychromo pencils

Papers:
As above
All others Crafters Companion

Dies used:
Spellbinders 
Embellishments:
Pearls
Flowers
Gems
Die cut leaves
Best wishes,
Card 3 - Challenges I'm entering this into challenges