Monday, 15 November 2010

New Dimension Fourth Stamps

This weeks stamps from the Fabby Ali were as you can see Oriental themed .
The cards were all a bit rushed as we only got the stamps on Wed evening and i had to have them made ready for delivery by Sat. night . A very nice set with plenty of possibilities .
Stamped images coloured with promarkers and a bit of glamour dust on the blossoms .
I made the little tassel on the fan using some embroidery silks . The background paper is from my stash of 12 x 12
Used the bigger blossom stamp for this one with the vase stamp . a fair bit of masking done on this card lol. coloured in with Twinkling H2O's and the background done with shimmer chalks . On the base card i did a resist stamp effect along the top and bottom then used the shimmer chalks around the edges . It dosenot show up to well in the pic but has a lovely glow to it .
Don't these fish look scary lol.
I stamped and embossed the flowers onto the background the did a bit of brayering over it ( with a rubber band wrapped round the brayer to give the impression of the ripples in the water )
Then dusted it over with distressed ink . Stamped the small blossoms in the corner and coloured them with a white sakura gel pen . The fish were stamped onto Gold Mirri card cut out then adhered with 3d foam pads . Matted it onto gold mirri card the black base card which i had stamped and embossed win gold
The red card on this one was stamped and embossed in gold using 1 of the word symbols from the set . The bamboo stamped with green ink pad , and the Samuri stamped then coloured with Promarkers and 3D onto the card with silicone glue The large token is also a stamp from the set and the black ribbon threaded through it ws from my stash
You can see some more lovely cards made using this set over at

Saturday, 6 November 2010

This is the new set of stamps from Dimension Fourth featured on Create and craft yesterday.
I loved using them as i could get messy . I stamped the main image with Old book distress inks and while the ink was still wet i used my aqua pen to pull out the colour on the mice , I then used the Broken Straw ink pad to water colour the stalks of corn . The leaves were randomly stamped on the cream card using a selection of distressed inks . 4 corner leaves were stamped and cut out rubbed over with gold Mica powder , although its hard to see it on here. used some copper coloured brads to afix the leaves to the corners .
You can see some more lovely samples from this set of stamps over here and a super video on you tube by Ali

A plain and simple card using just the verse and leaf stamp but i think the colours make it. I
used a few card candies on it just to lift it a bit
3D card i love this style of card you can get so much on it by layering up your images

Tissue box cover

Been al long time since i posted on my blog
I have still been crafting just didnt have the time or inclination to post .
Its been a funny old year. Al ot of downs but one very lovely UP. I became a great grandmother in October. This is the wee man in my life Baby Jack Dylan
I will now try and upload a few pics of my recent work lol. and add a few links of some great blogs i have been watching .
Hope you are all well out in blog land

Sunday, 14 February 2010

latest cards

done for Dimensions Fourth slot on C&C last Friday .
this was a real challenge as i wasnt over keen on the stamps this time.
Not my style at all , but its all part of the course i suppose .
The jigsaw stamp had to lined up then cut out, very time consuming
I do like the flowers tho and enjoyed colouring them in with the pro-markers .
Just got the next lot of new stamps to do and they are just as challenging so had better get working on them as the next show is 24th Feb .
hope you are all well

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Red Heart Challenge

Getting carried away with it all now, time i went to bed i think ,
but before i do i will just list this card over here
Not exactly an original idea but a take on something i saw on you tube
Punched the hearts on a strip of white card, stuck Scotch tape on the back of them then put red glitter onto the sticky hearts , mounted onto red card then the white base card . The small hearts were punched from white card then covered with Glamour Dust then stuck onto the card The Sentiment is hand written and the heart punched and covered with red glitter .
Ribbon from my stash


Another card another challenge . This time im sending it over here
Again i have used my cute wee Owl Didgi stamp image ,coloured with Promarkers and highlighted with glossy accents
Cut with my Nellies and mounted onto red and white card stock which was left over from a Christmas pack
Punched with my Doily punch and added the bottem layer of punching using a bit from a 12 x 12 sheet (,no idea who's though )
Ribbons form my stash and sentiment stamped and applied with sticky fixers

Fire and Ice Challenge

Been so long since i entered any challenges i have almost forgotten how . just hope i have done it right .
To kick start me challenging again i am entering this cute wee Owl Valentine 's Card over here
I used a didgi Image coloured with Pro Markers and Glossy accents to the heart and leaves . cut it out with my Nellies ( which i Love almost as much as my Nesties )
Stamped the sentiment onto a punched scalloped circle and used ribbon from my stash

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Hi All
Long time NO BLOG
Now that Christmas is over and things are back to normality i intend picking up where i left off .
Will need to spend some time blog hopping and see what you have all been up to .
I have been busy working with some new stamps which were shown today on C&C
The results are shown here was a bit of a challenge with the new deco ladies as this is the 3rd set but was nice to be able to do a male card for a change .
The owls were a real challenge as the stamp comes in 3 separate bits ie 3 different images overlayed on each other, took some lining up i can tell you . Used my Cosmic shimmer misters for some of the backgrounds , i do like them but they are messy or maybe its just me as im a messy crafter lol.
Hope you are all well out there in blog land
Rita xx