Friday, 29 April 2016

Summer wedding

Is there anything more romantic than a summer wedding? This card is made with Pion Design Vintage Wedding collection, the perfect summer wedding papers, aren't they!

I used the Tim Holts Alterations Collection Mixed Media 2 die to make the pattern on the background. I lightly distressed the edges of each layer for added depth. 

I used Wild Orchic Craft flowers and a couple of roses I made myself with the Tim Holtz spiral flowers die. Lastly I wrapped some white and green thread around the flowers. 

I just love using chipboards on my cards, I like the natural wooden impression they have. This couple is from Scrapiniec 

Materials used: 
Pion Design Vintage Wedding Collection

Tim Holtz Alterations Collection Mixed Media 2 die
Sizzix Tim Holtz Spiral Flowers die
Wild Orchid Craft roses
Sizzix Leafy Lane
Distress ink
Scrapiniec chipboard
Liquid Pearls 

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Birds return

I have long been admiring the beautiful mixed media works people do. I really like the idea of combining textures and layering. My style is a lot more simple than most really good mixed media artists, thus my first shy try on mixed media looks, well, true to my style :)

I took inspiration for the colours from the Paper Players colour challenge this week. It's been a long while since I last played there, so it's about the time!

Materials I used for the cards
6x6 cardstock
colour cardstock 
Tim Holtz Bird Crazy stamps 
Sizzix Tim Holtz Bird Crazy dies

Tim Holtz Flower Garden stamps

Distress Inks & Markers 
Liquid Pearl, white to accent the eyes 

I submit the cardset to the Papar Players Colour Challenge #290.

Saturday, 9 April 2016

Spring flowers

Last night I had told my husband I'd be in my crafts room making cards. I bit later he came in with a look of amazement "did I just hear your sewing machine?" A little bit earlier I had been in the basement with a saw and big wooden box working on another project.. Who said papercrafting is just cutting and clueing :) 

Another inspiring challenge at Pion Desing this month with their new collection Flowers of Provence. I still have a high pile of old spring collections, so to use up those, I made a set of cards for the challenge. 

Pion Design Fairytale of Spring collection
Wild Orchid Crafts roses
Petaloo Botanical Collection 
Tim Holtz  Alterations Collection Mixed Media 2
Memory Box Tiffany Frame die
Memory Box 

I enter the set of cards to Pion Design April Challenge