#503 CRAFT challenge – Mother’s Day

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The linen effect card blank for this card was cut from the Kit and Caboodle USB, but it was stretched to give me a longer card base to work with. The image, I coloured with Chameleon pens, which I infused together by holding the tips of two pens together as I don’t own any of the colour tops (yet!). I love the seamless transition this gives between the colours.

I’ve recently bought a set of 4 dies from the Works which I used to cut out the image for the topper, this is cut out using the largest of the 4 dies. I inked around the edge of the topped with some blue distress ink to tie it in to the swirls. I also recently bought the swirly tattered lace die that I’ve cut out and used to make the background pattern on this card, which you can see a little better in the image below.

I love that this is subtle, but it gives great depth to the card too. I then finished this off with some die cut letters so say mum and made a coordinating envelope too.


#485 CRAFT challenge – sketch

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Our sponsor for this challenge is Digital Papercraft, and the image is called “Hattie girl”.

This DT challenge was based upon the sketch below.

My image was more rectangular than a square, but hopefully I’ve shown that this doesn’t matter and that s sketch can be interpreted as you wish. I coloured the image mainly in green tones, using my Chameleon pens, as I wanted these to be different to the backing papers so that she would stand out. The zentangle was drawn with the chameleon detail pen.

This image shows more detail of the zentangle and the glittering.

The glittering was using the gorgeous shimmer dust and a quickie glue pen. So simple but so effective!