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Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Relaunch at Crafty Cardmakers

Morning all!  Taking a quick break from revision and job applications to put me post up for the relaunch of Crafty Cardmakers!  We have lots of new team members and a sad farewell to some favourite oldies who are going on to pastures new!

Our newest teamies are:


Please go check them out and give them a warm welcome!

For this challenge we are having an ANYTHING GOES which we all love to do!  I was in an inky autumn mood having found my non stick sheet to play on so first I started with distress stains in wild honey and forest moss adding them to the sheet and spraying with a little bot of iridescent pink cosmic shimmer to mix them up a bit more then plonked a piece of card down, gave it a swoosh and lifted up and dried.  I then stamped the harlequin stamp (hero arts) down the side and embossed with moonglow fiddlehead fern blue green and added black ink around the edges.
I stamped the ain image twice, once on a background made with distress inks in spiced marmalade, mustard seed and vintage photo then again on one made with the iridescent pink cosmic shimmer, cut the pink one out and placed it over the distress one.  The image is by lost coast designs.  Added a couple of flowers from wild orchid and punched leaves out of starburst stains gumbo gator olive and stamped Spirit sentiment (from ebay)  All inks and powders are from The Stampman (who are currently building a new shop site)



Would like to enter into...

The Artistic Stamper - Autumn colours
Card & Scrap - Embossing/distressing
Bling it on - No patterned papers
Creatalicious - ANything goes
Crafty Catz - Things with wings
Totally papercrafts - Autumn

19 comments:

Anne Bente said...

wawww it is beautiful.

100000 tak for at du deltager på card and scraps udfordring

Kim x said...

Hi Vix, THE Kim Reygate here. Its lovely to join you all. Great card by the way, my kind of colours.
Love and hugs Kimx

Janette said...

Love your card, it just looks fabulous. Thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

Jack said...

This is fabulous Vix, love this little girl. xx

Cath Wilson said...

Lovely background, Vix and a lovely stamp x

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Fabulous inky card - love the colours.
Thanks for joining our 'autumn' challenge at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx

Curlybear said...

OMGosh this is one gorgeous creation,
Superb colour theme its just perfect for our challenge this week,

Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz Challenge Things With Wings

I hope you can join us again next week


Good Luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :-)x

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Vix
A beautiful card thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Hugs Dianne xx

trine said...

Fantastic card.

Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap

Hugs Trine.

MonaV said...

Nice card:)
Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap.

Have a nice day!

Stressed Stamper said...

Beautiful- thanks for sharing. Thanks for joining in at Totally Papercrafts this week - Good Luck
Sarah x

Susie Little said...

Great to join you on the Team Vix xx

trine said...

What a totally fab card.

Thanks for joining us at card and scrap.

Trine:)

Scrapcat 1 said...

love the way you have blended all the different inks. another stunner!

Alison Horne said...

great unusual use of an angel image, love the colours and the way the image comes out from the background.x

craftytrog said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at The Artistic Stamper Challenge! x

Artyjen said...

Fabby card!
Thanks for playing along at The Artistic Stamper.
xoxo Sioux

Diamond Doll said...

Awesome card Vix. Thanx for joining us at Crafty Catz this week.
(hugs)
Trish (-:

sioux said...

Beautiful - Thanks for joining us at Bling it on Good luck
Sue