Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Crafters Companion August Challenge

Well, hasn't the weather changed - I'm looking out on a dreary, wet day, ah well, looks like summer is over for another year!

My lovely buddy Alison made it over on Saturday and we had a fab time, she made loads of cards, and I didn't!  But I did manage to get most of my Spectrum Noir accreditation test ready to send off, I've only got the final image to stamp and colour, still got to pass it, but we'll see.

Anyway, onto the card for today, the theme for the August Crafters Companion challenge is 'all about school' - now many of you will be getting children ready either for first day of school or the return to school, so this should be right at the front of your minds.  You could make a bookmark, a teacher gift, card, or just something that has a school or academic theme, there are so many possibilities, so come on people, let's see what you can do!

I chose one of the shaped cards from the Mulberry Wood everyday range, I printed a backing paper onto the back so that the inside of the card was decorated as well, and then printed the image again a couple of times so that I could decoupage the image, and then added WELL DONE using my scan n cut - fairly simple, but would have made a great card for a teenager just passing their exams.

Hope you all have a great day & manage to stay dry!



Friday, 15 August 2014

Sorry, been hiding under a pile of snowmen!

OMG! I did not realise it had been so long since I posted on here - bad blogger!

It's not entirely true that the whole time I've been buried under snowmen, but it is true in part, I have been working on the next big launch for Crafters Companion, which is the 2014 Snowman & Snowdog CD.  It's cram packed with beautiful things, and is not just for card makers, there is so much there you can have a truly amazing house decorated with everything Snowman & Snowdog over Christmas.  There are baubles, bunting, crackers, wine glass charms and soooo much more, I had a blast using it all & will definitely be making more in the run up to the big day!

Anyway, onto todays make, which is actually one of the cards from the CD, it's a spring card, but I played about with it a bit and put it on a stepped base, add some snowflakes and ivy (all Diesire dies), some frantage snow, and some gems and voila!

Anyway, hope you like, and I'll be back later with some more to whet your appetite for the launch tomorrow.