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Something different,with Sheena Douglass new stamps collections

In Create and Craft, Sheena Douglass Bah Humbug 1 on September 30, 2010 at 7:10 pm
This Holly Wreath has been made by stamping & heat embossing lots of Holly images from
The new collection by Sheena Douglass-set Bah Humbug 1
I cut a ring out of cork, wrapped ribbon all the way around the cork and i tied a loop of ribbon to hang the wreath, then after using promarkers on the individual stamped holly pieces, i sprayed with spray & shine and then stuck to bound ring with collall glue gel.
Not long now for the Launch of Sheena’s stamp range,Saturday 2nd October, 8am and 10 am!!

Distressed or what!!- Another peek of Sheena Douglass new collection

In Create and Craft, Sheena Douglass Wouldn it be lovely 2 on September 29, 2010 at 11:10 pm
I really got my teeth into distressing on this a5 card.
Using stamps from ‘Wouldn’ it be lovely 2 ‘
by Sheena Douglass,which will be launching on Saturday morning 2nd October 2010.
I firstly cut a rectangle of watercolour heavy weight paper and spent a good hour,having fun and going with the flow, distressing it withTim Holtz ink,scraping with scissors and smudging with a wet & dry piece of foam. For the backing paper i used the small stamp of horse racing, which i randomly stamped, 2 or 3 times before inking,to give different intensity,using Centurra pearl ivory card.I then ripped across the card to give a rough edge.
Then i stamped the lady, usinf stazon, lots of time and using a brush and water used ‘Vintage photo’ Distress ink,again and added the colour and shading to each image, then i cut it into decoupage, so she is 4 or 5 layers in depth.
Classic Sheena, i added the shadow on the tag,that i had cutout using a Spellbinder die,first stamping with stazon and quickly rubbing out,to leave only a shadow of words,then i stamped sligtly above again,to give a stronger words.
The flowers i used Spellbinder die and cutout tissue paper,which i then stained with ‘vintage photo’ ink,scrunched the layers together and added a brad to hold them in place.

Check back again for more info and inspiration!

Oh the Joys of being a Designer! Sneak Peek at Sheena Douglass new stamps-launching Saturday

In Create and Craft launch., Creative Expressions Create a Scene Sheena Douglass Crafters companion on September 29, 2010 at 10:00 am
Well… how lucky am i to have been sent the new set of stamps by the Ultra mega talented
Sheena Douglass!
She will be launching her new set of stamps on saturday,2nd October 2010 on Create & Craft
Here is a sneaky peek at one of the stamps plates.
This card is made using images from the ‘Bah Humbug 1’ set.
I brayered the background,using Tim Holtz Distress inks,then stamped the image,using stazon and with a brush and plain water i washed the colour out to give the reflection/glo of the moon, which i had masked up before i brayered the background. Then,using Faded Jeans and Black Soot distress inks i simple used them like a paint pot and added shade to the buildings.
Stamped the greeting with stazon and heat embossed with clear gloss embossing powder,as with the holly,which i sprayed with multicolour spray & sparkle from Crafters Companion. These are also on the stamp sheet. The backing paper is taken from Jayne Nestorenko’s Adorable Cd.
Keep checking back for more peeks!

More magazine cards

In Card Making and Papercraft Magazine, Winters Tale Beatrix Potter CraftersCompanion on September 24, 2010 at 9:34 pm
Well its finally arrived! The eve of Ally Pally!! Cant wait, i’ll be there,so say hello, if you recognise me lol!
Here are some more of my cards from the new Card Making and papercraft magazine-Make Christmas cards.
These are all made using the download available.

And here are some more samples from the launch of Winters tale on Ideal world.
This is a large 8x 8 card using one of the Accordian images-one way
Then the other.
A large dl card using Spellbinders Blossoms

Card Making & Papercraft Special Magazine-Make Christmas Cards

In Card Making and Papercraft Magazine, Make Christmas Cards, Origin Publishing, Special on September 23, 2010 at 2:53 pm
Heres a taster of some of my cards in the magazine,bought to you by Origin Publishing,which is bursting with Crafters Companion goodies!
Lots of inspiration and tutorials, see how to make my frame card and slider card, downloads papers,to use again and again ,aswell as a huge pack of a4 papers and an a5 double sided embossing board!
Make this slider card
Also see how to make this frame card, using the download.
This is an A5 acetate card, again using the download, i printed the base frame onto printable acetate.

Beatrix Potter Winters Tale-Pick of the Day Launch

In Winters Tale Beatrix Potter CraftersCompanion on September 22, 2010 at 9:15 pm
Have you seen the shows, by Crafters Companion for the pick of the day launch of Beatrix Potter -Winters Tale, wow arnt the presentation boxes amazing!!
Here are a few pics of the samples to give you a closer look, for when you get your kits!!
Here is an A5 card made using on of the frames, from the cd.
And this is also an A5 card using the lovely framed decoupage of Peter Rabbit, i printed it twice and also decoupaged the frame.
Here is a large A4 card, made using on of the large Slder card images and sentiment, i used Spellbinder dies to make the flower.
And this is the same slider card, with the image out to see!

more of my samples from todays show on Create & Craft

In 7th Birthday, Create and Craft, Reddy Decoupage on September 19, 2010 at 12:01 pm
Here are more samples to have a closer look at, lots and lots of samples I’ve made on the two hours now with Sara and Nigel on Create & Crafts 7th Birthday.

Cute Teddy bears on Create & craft -Happy 7th Birthday Create & Craft!!

In Crafters Companion, Create and craft 7th Birthday, Reddy Decoupage on September 19, 2010 at 10:59 am
On Create & Crafts 7th Birthday, has been a sell out show by Joanna Sheen and now is the
Cute Teddy Bears by Reddy Decoupage bought to you with Crafters Companion!

New Make Christmas Cards magazine out now!

In Crafters Companion, Make Christmas Card Magazine, Origin Publications on September 18, 2010 at 10:18 am
Make sure you checkout this fabulous magazine! All full of lots of inspiration from Crafters Companion.
With lots of familiar faces in it 😉

3d Popcorn diecut decoupage-today 12 mid day Create & Craft

In 3d Diecut Popcorn, Crafters Companion, Create and Craft on September 7, 2010 at 11:18 am
Make sure you watch the show at mid-day today Crafters Companion with Leann Chivers on Create & Craft!
3d Diecut Popcorn decoupage!
Images are the same as on the cd,but they are ready printed and die cut for you, so you just have to build up your decoupage!