Tuesday, 20 May 2014

CBN mid month inspiration.

Blowing Bubbles
Hi everyone hope you are all enjoying this lovely weather. Set to change though and thats typical as I am off to Kent and Sussex to visit my relatives and while I am there I might just get  a chance to pop into some of my favourite craft shops namely That Craft Place (Well I know I will definately be going there to add to my copic collection hahax\)The glitterpot and The craft barn if I am lucky as that one is a little out the way though sometimes hubby takes me on my way home. There is a nice little garden centre opposite where you can get a cuppa and scone to set us on our way.
Today I am shareing with you my contribution to The Crafty Bloggers Network Challenge mid month inspiration. The sponsor is art by miran and my image is blowing bubbles. I loved this one as as I am still limited to my choice of pens it didnt prove too much of a challenge. The background is some pink lace paper and the black mount was punched around with a Martha Stewart punch. Now in case any of you eagle eyes are saying well the corners lok a bit mibbled can I just say that it was a straight edged punch and not meant to go round corners!!!! I coloured with copic pents and then did the bubbles with pink and grey wink of stellas. I then went over the bubbles with glossy accents. As usual these techniques dont show so well in pics but I was delighted with the result and you can see the sparkle through the accents. to complete I added some flowers from my stash and ribbon made into a bow with a button in the centre. I hope you like.
This months challenge is pink and ribbon so why not pop over and have a look and enter one of your lovely creations in. This is the link
Well bloggers from tomorrow I am away for a couple of weeks but will try to keep up with activity on my I pad when I can so I hope that in the meanwhile you all keep well and
Happy Crafting

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Sallys Birthday

My Daughters Birthday Card

Hi All. Can I just welcome my new followers and say thank you and how much I appreciate the fact that you like my work enough to want to follow my blog. I hope I dont dissapoint you. I am not the best of bloggers in that I dont do it often enough but you will find that I do a mix of cards and canvasses and altered art. I have been very fortunate in attending some great workshops lately and have some amazing one to go to yet. Namely an Andy Skinner and Anna Finniabair one. Cant wait to share those with you but they arent until later in the year. The card I would like to share with you today is a one that I made for my daughters birthday last. week. I have recently got rid of my pro markers and am starting to collect Copics. At the moment I dont have a huge range so feel I am struggling a little with my colouring . They are different to work with too as they have the brush nib. Still practice makes perfect so I guess thats a good excuse to do lots of stamping and colouring. lolx. Any ladies out there who use Copic? I wouldnt be offended to recieve some tips.

Once again thank you for all your positive commets.

Happy Crafting

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Splodge Away Workshop

Under The Sea
Good afternoon friend, bloggers and visitor. First of all can I just say a great big heartfelt thank you to everyone who visits my blog and especially those who leave a comment. I do appreciate the time you all take and the kindness you show with your lovely comments. I know I dont blog as often as I should so its lovely to see loyal visitors return. I keep promising myself I will be good and do it more ofter but life just seems to get in the way at times.
The canvass I am shareing with you today is a one I did a t Suzicrafts at a Splodge Away workshop. I confess that i went purely to help!!!! bur my fingers itched and I just had to get stuck in. lolx. I dont consider myself to have a style really and just love to have a go at anything but this one I thought was pushing it for me. How wrong was I . I just loved doing it. As I really did have to help I couldnt get it all done on the day and brought it home to finish and this is the result. as often is the case in Photos you cant get the true feel from the pic. there is so much dimention to this its untrue. I thought it was a large project and brave of Tom to attempt it in one day be power to the ladies. They did it but had to work really hard.
Hope you like it and thanks for popping over.
Happy Crafting