CRAFT challenge #561 – Shabby Chic

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I loved this typewriter when I saw it, so I was really pleased to work with it. The typewriter image has been coloured with Chameleon pens, I’ve made the flowers to tone in with everything and added some leaves and the lacey background.

I hope you like my card and that you come and join the challenge.

Dream Valley Challenge #226 – Add Some Sparkle

Hello crafters, still hunkering down and crafting……

Come over to the Dream Valley challenge and join us for our latest challenge. Our sponsor this time is The Paper Shelter.

As the challenge was all about adding glitter, I glittered some of the hearts on the craft and silver background, and also glittered some of the beautiful image too.

She was coloured with Chameleon pens.

TTCRD anything goes challenge – 5th May 2020

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For this I’ve coloured the cake with Chameleon pens (VO2, NU0, YL2, RD4, YO2, BL3, PK3, RD2, YO3, GR2, GR4). Of course the cake has a cherry on top! I chose a backing paper paper from Papermania which had cupcakes on it. I mounted this on a green mat and used the same paper to make a lacy overlay.

Stamp Addicts – Sherry West Art and JudiKins – Hochanda

These are the samples I have being avidly making for the last few weeks for the Stamp Addicts tv show on Hochanda today featuring designs from Sherry West Art and JudiKins. Sadly with the postal service being a bit messed up they didn’t arrive at Stamp Addicts.

So here are my samples which I’ll be putting on Instagram account @d_e_crafts

Petunia Pig 1 (blue scarf)

Chameleon pens (BL4, BL2, BR1, NU3, WG3, NU1, NU2, NU0, GR1)

Petunia Pig 2 (green scarf)

Chameleon pens (GR1, GR2, YG3, NU4, NU3, BR1, BR2, WG3, NU2, NU0, BL4). I also die cut a green flourish with a Sarah Davies Crafters Companion die and used this on the base card.

Petunia Pig 3 (purple pig)

Chameleon pens (BL4, PK3, BL7, BV2) along with a Tim Holtz alterations die cut into the mat.

Petunia Pig 4 (red scarf)

Chameleon pens (BL4, WG3, NU3, RD2,NU00, NU0, PK3, RD4, NU2).

Frogs on a branch 1

Chameleon pens (NU00, NG4, WG3, NU0, BR1, OL3, GR2, GR4, YL2, YG3, GR1)

Frogs on a branch 2

Chameleon pens (BL4, BV2, BG1, NU00, YG3, GR1, BL2, BL3, GR2, VO2, PK3, NG4, NU2, NU4, BR2, BR1, WG3)

Frogs on a branch 3

I coloured this image with coloured pencils and used Distress Ink Shabby Shutters around the topper image and onto the background to make them tone in.

The Gin Bowl 1

I used pencil crayons to colour this image.

The Gin Bowl 2

Using Chameleon pens (NG4, NU00, OR3, OR4, NU2, BL2, BL3, GR1, YO2) plus a yellow pencil crayon. Along with a flower that I’d got made up in my stash.

The Gin Bowl 3

again this was coloured with pencil crayons.

The Gin Bowl 4 – tag

Coloured with pencil crayons, I applied water around the bowl and tore the bowl out so that there was a ragged edge. I added this to a tag I’d cut out which I’d stamped onto and the laid die cut leaves onto. I cut a hole, painted A sealing layer over the whole thing and threaded ribbon through the tag.

Owl be yours 1

Chameleon pens (YO2, YL2, BL4, BG1, WG3, WG7, CH5, NU00, NG4)

Owl be yours 2

Owl be yours 3

Chameleon pens (NG4, BL4, BL2, YO3, NU00, NU1, NU2, NU3, NU0, WG7, WG3, YO2) plus distress inks fossilised Amber, vintage photo, ground espresso.

Owl be yours 4

Chameleon pens (WG7, WG3, NG4, BL4, BR1, OR3, BR2, VO2, YO2, BU1, NU4). I also used the end of the branch to stamp onto the base card and create a background.

Breakfast 1

Owl be yours 5

Breakfast 2

Breakfast 3

Breakfast 4

Owl be yours 6

Owl be yours 7

Owl be yours 8

Owl be yours 9

Dream Valley Challenge #222 – Spring Colours

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Coloured with Chameleon pens (PK5, NU00, BV2, VO2, PK3, NU3, YL2, YO3, GR1, NU1, NU2, YG3, OR4, GR2, BR1, BL4, RD4). The grey around the edge of the topper mat is ranger archival Jet black it’s mounted onto background papers with a sentiment added.

CRAFT challenge #550 – Spring/Easter

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This is such a cute Easter bunny! I’ve coloured this digital image with Chameleon pens (NU1, NU2, NU00, YO2, YO3, GR1, GR2, VO2, NG4, WG7, WG3). I stamped out the Easter eggs and inked them in distress inks shabby shutters and mustard seed. I used the same inks to ink around the topper mat so that there wasn’t a stark white edge and the card blended into the base card background.

I’d like to enter this into the following challenge:

Crimbo Crackers – 207 – Animals (not Christmas, but festive?)

TTCRD anything goes challenge – 24th March 2020

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Such a cute image. The sun was out this weekend while I was colouring this image hence why I think I went for a yellow theme! I used my Chameleon pens (YL2, NU00, YO2, BR1, WG3, GR1, NG4, YO3, GR2, VO2, NU2, BV2, BL2) to colour her in. I then stamped the sentiment at the base of this topper and extended the line to either side to form a border around the topper. I then also edged the topper with distress inks mustard seed and shabby shutters.

In the current situation I hope that you are all finding respite in your lockdown via craft, and I hope that we can all be over this soon.

Happy crafting!

CRAFT challenge #549 – ATG (extra added theme of Christmas animals)

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For this cute image I used Chameleon pens (BG4, YO2, YO3, RD5, BG3, VO2, CG5, PK5, PR4, BL3, RD4, YL2. nG4, BL6) along with Distress ink Mowed Lawn to colour around the mats. The background paper is one I picked up in The Works a little while ago, but I could just imagine that these mischievous penguins weren’t adhering to any ‘elf and safety rules!

I’d like to enter this into:

PIP challenge 2011

Challenge 26 – Penguins

Week 564 – Anything in the Animal Kingdom

Dream Valley Challenge #221 – Only boys allowed

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For this challenge I have used my Chameleon pens (NG4, NG5, BL7, WG3, OL3, YG3, GR1, BR1, NU00, NU2, GR3) to colour this cheeky chappy. He looks at home playing in the dirt and with the bugs.

I’ve just used simple matting in layering to set this image off and added a stamped sentiment.