Friday, February 26, 2010

Happy Friday.....

Hello,


I hope you are all well and looking forward to the weekend.


Here is a card that I made.





I have die cut my circles using nesties. the flowers have been stickled. I have added liquid pearls around the scalloped circle. The image has been coloured with distress inks and the background has been distressed with tattered rose.

I have received this award from the sweet and oh so talented Hanna.


Thank you so very much Hanna. I am so happy to receive this award from you and if you want to be totally wowed please do go and visit Hanna. She is only 13 and her work is utterly amazing!


Well, thank you so very much for visiting me and I wish you all a wonderful weekend! I will be teaching at Crafts U Love on Saturday and am so looking forward to meeting everyone.

love
kim x

Inks used
skin - tattered rose, antique linen, hair - brushed corduroy, top and shoes - aged mahogany, skirt - faded jeans bouquet - weathered wood, tattered rose, shabby shutters

Details of materials used are under the labels tag.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Magnolia DT card....

Hello,

How are you today. Hope you are all well.

Today I have made a Magnolia DT card.



 I have masked this sweet Tilda onto a chocolate box. I have coloured my images with distress ink pads. I stamped my images onto 300gsm watercolour paper with versfine black onyx. The background is distressed with antique linen and I have edged this and the papers with walnut stain. I have glimmer misted the flowers and added stickles stardust to these and my image.


I have had the pleasure of receiving these awards from two wonderful ladies.

This is from Anne.




This is from Jackie.


Thank you so very much I am so thrilled to receive these. I would love to pass these on to everyone who visits me as a big thank you for all your support!

Thanks so much for looking and have a wonderful day!

love
kim x

inks used
skin - antique linen, tattered rose hair - brushed corduroy, black soot - clothes tattered rose, aged mahogany - box - frayed burlap, tattered rose, black soot

Sunday, February 21, 2010

A day to celebrate.....

Hello,

Oh I can't tell you how great it is to be able to post again. My computer was broken and I have been so lost and missed you all so very much I can't tell you. A big, big, thank you for your emails of concern you are just such sweet kind people and I appreciated it so much. So, before I begin to visit you all again here is a card I would like to share with you.




I have coloured my Magnolia image with distress ink pads. The image has been stamped onto 300 gsm watercolour paper  with black onyx versafine. I have added stardust stickles too. The flowers and leaves are punched and distressed with walnut stain and stardust stickles. The hearts are cuttlebug, distressed and edged with liquid pearl and stickles. The papers have been distressed with vintage photo and I have edged with gold leaf pen and gold stickles.


Thank you so much for looking. Again it is so great to be back and I can't wait to get a blogging!

love
kim x

inks used

skin - antique linen, tattered rose - clothes - milled lavender, tattered rose - hair - walnut stain, black soot

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Tags and Pockets card.....

Hello,

I hope you are ok and well.

Here is a card that I made for another class at Crafts U Love. Again another huge thank you to everyone who came. You are all just the sweetest ladies ever and I thank you so much for your kindness to me.


I have made a pockets and tags card using the masking technique. I found a great link on the amazingly talented Camilla's blog it is a tutorial by Kari thank you for sharing Kari I love it!. I have coloured my Magnolia  images with distress ink pads. The images were stamped onto 300gsm watercolour paper with versafine onyx black. The backgrounds were distressed with tattered rose. I have added lots of stickles. Here are some more images of the rest of the card.


This is the inside.


The Magnolia swirl is stamped with versafine sepia and the hearts are cuttlebug with tattered rose crackle paint and glimmer misted.


The Tilda tag.


The Edwin tag.


The back of  the card a cuttlebug butterfly. Distressed with vintage photo, glimmer misted and stickled.

Thank you so much for looking and a huge thank you for your comments they really mean so much to me thank you!

Take care.

love
kim x

Monday, February 8, 2010

Saturday Challenge - Monochromatic....

Hello,

Hope you all had a great weekend.


This is the card that I made for the class I took at Crafts U Love. We made a monochromatic card using the shades of brown. Thank you so much ladies for being just the sweetest girls on the planet and making my morning so fabulous! The Magnolia image is coloured with distress ink pads and stamped onto 300gsm watercolour paper with versafine black onyx. The background is distressed with antique linen. The hearts were quickutzed and the flowers and butterflies punched. These were distressed with vintage photo as were the papers. I have added stardust stickles to the image and gold stickles to the flowers.


The is the inside. I stamped Tilda with versafine sepia the circles are nesties the heart borders are martha stewart.


I would like to enter this card into this week's challenge on Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge as the theme this week is Monochromatic.

Thank you so much for looking and have a great week!

love
kim x

inks used
skin - tattered rose, antique linen - hair - brushed corduroy, black soot - clothes, present and shoes - antique linen, vintage photo.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Fabulous Friday!......

Hello,

Here we are Friday already!

I was so very lucky to win some blog candy on the Belles 'n Whistles blog. I was so thrilled when Summer sent me these beautiful stamps that I just had to ink this sweet image up. Thank you so much Summer for giving me the opportunity to win these amazing stamps I love them!


I have stamped my image onto 300 gms watercolour paper with versafine black onyx. I have coloured her with distress ink pads. The background is distressed with tattered rose. I have distressed my papers with vintage photo. The flowers were sent to me by the stunningly talented Tab. (mwah) I have punched the small flowers. The sentiment frame is quickutz. The leaves martha stewart. To finish I have added my stardust stickles which is after all the law!


Also,  I have seen that it is Summer's birthday so I would like to wish her a very Happy Birthday!

Thank you so much for looking and I wish you all a most wonderful weekend!

love
kim x

inks used
skin - tattered rose, antique linen - hair - walnut stain, black soot - clothes - tattered rose, walnut stain, cupcake - brushed corduroy, antique linen, tattered rose - cat - black soot - hat - brushed corduroy, shabby shutters, tattered rose, mustard seed, black soot.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Pink Thursday.......

Hello,

I hope you are all well! Just a quick post from me today.


I have coloured my Magnolia image with distress ink pads. I have stamped my image with versafine black onyx onto 300gsm water colour paper. The background is distressed with tattered rose and I have added silver stickles around the edge. My paper, flowers, butterfly and sentiment have been distressed with walnut stain. The punched flowers have been stamped with Hero Arts french script. The little stars and leaves are quickqutz. The butterfly and scalloped circle are cuttlebug and nesties.


Vicki has let me know that my card would qualify for the Saturday Spotlight challenge  their theme is bigger is better. Cool thanks Vicki!

Well, thank you so much for looking. I hope you have a wonderful day!

love
kim x

inks used
skin - tattered rose, antique linen - hair - black soot, walnut stain - clothes - walnut stain, tattered rose, - shoes - vintage photo - basket and flowers - frayed burlap, milled lavender

Monday, February 1, 2010

Thinking of you.....

Hello,


I was so very lucky to win this beautiful stamp from  Elaine's Quixotic Cards  blog hop on the amazingly talented Judy's blog. Thank you so much girls I was so thrilled to have won her.

I have coloured my image with distress inks. The background is distressed with weathered wood. I have distressed the papers, flowers and leaves with walnut stain and added stickle glue.

I have also been given these awards by these gorgeous sweeties!

This is from Lisbeth and Nancy.


These are from Tineke




Thank you so very much ladies! I would like to pass these onto everyone who visits me as a big thank you for all your wonderful support!


Thank you so very much for looking! I have tried using blogger again to upload my post,  as when I use live writer I have been told that not all of my card can be seen. What do you think. Is it better this way or with live writer?

love
kim x