Wednesday 15 September 2021

Bee Arty - Laugh Card

                                                                 Hello Bee Arty Fans

Today I have a short post sharing the last card I made using the cut out from Embrace Change Collection designed by Fiona Paltridge

I picked out some cut outs that I had left over from last two cards

For this card I really wanted to use the butterflies, so wanted them more as my focal point rather than the plants

I choose the background paper and played around with composition.

Once happy I inked edges, picked out a word and glued all down.

I am excited to start my next project. Paige sent me the Road Trip Collection, and straight away I knew I wanted to make a folio with it. Because it will be a rather big project and photo heavy I will split into two posts...

Until next time, stay safe..
Happy crafting

Tuesday 14 September 2021

Faith Pocock - Princess Cabinet

                                                   Good morning Faith Pocock Fans

This for my DT project I have Princess Cabinet from  Faith Pocock Studio 

Below is how it arrived all neatly packed :-)

Bit of a dry run without glue first.

Pulled apart and covered back and shelves with some Tim Holtz paper

Picked out a paint and painted sides crown and front of the doors

Glued together using Art Glitter Adhesive
Because I wanted to store more lace inside I needed to cut some paper and place on each end so the tabs that hold the lace didn't fall out

All done.....

I stamped on door frames to add a bit of interest.

Because I didn't have any screws to screw the hinges on I drilled holes through the MDF and used some matching brads.

Slot edges into holes and glue in.... Place crown on top.... 
And all ready to add lace

Finished project!

Until next time 
Happy Crafting

Friday 10 September 2021

Tim Holtz Journal cards and tags

 Today is a prefect day to try something I rally struggle with... using Tim Holtz people.... I mean what's the point in crafting then adding some random person onto the tag/journal card??? I still really don't know... but hey at least I can say I've done it!
I have a step by step process below...

First I selected a 12x12 paper that I had no use for.... and glued down random txt from different books

Once I cut into different sized tags and journal cards I inked around the edges

I choose two distress Inks - a brown and a green, transferred ink onto a glass matt and sprayed with a little water

Then dabbed surface of tags onto wet ink
Leave to dry...

Once completely dry, I used the same coloured inks to stencil with

This was my background all done... Next I placed torn paper, labels, even stamped some numbers on... before adding the paper dolls.
Finally to finish off I sewed around the edges

Glad I have made these. They will all end up in one of my hand made journals that I sell

Until next time
Happy Crafting

Wednesday 1 September 2021

Bee Arty - Embrace Change Part 2

                                                                Hello Bee Arty Fans

As promised from last post I mentioned I would make 3 cards, using the cut out from Embrace Change Collection designed y Fiona Paltridge

I had already pre cut images when I made first card.
I always do this and then put any extras in a snap lock bag, and label it so I don't loose any pieces.

I then play around until I find a layout that I'm happy with. 
Using layers always seem to make me happy

I  inked all the edges so they didn't stand out and found a word that I wanted

Happy, I then glued everything down using Art Glitter Adhesive,.

Still in lockdown over here. I thought I would have a heap of time to create, but in reality I have just about no time as I'm busy updating paperwork for work
Luckily I have one more card in the wings, to give me time to think about which collection I want to play with next

Until next time, stay safe..
Happy crafting