Monday, 27 February 2017

New Home


Hello, I am back today with a New Home card made by Sara.
Sara has been playing with the new Sue Wilson dies and come up with some fabulous cards.
The Sue Wilson Arched window/door die is the centre of this card and by using black
brads Sara has added door knobs for extra detail.
The topiary trees have been cut out several times and the green part folded in half and several stuck together to create a 3d look.
The plants, cat and butterflies all come from the Sue Wilson set called 3D window box and accessories, I love the little cat waiting to go inside.
Products used are-
Sue Wilson die sets- CED22003 3D window box and
Card craft card blanks 8x8
Cafe Parisian paper pad
Peeled Paint distress ink pad
Antique Linen distress ink pad
Rusty Hinge distress ink pad

Saturday, 4 February 2017

Andy's Birthday card


Today we have a Birthday card that was made for Andy's birthday.
The car is a stamp made by magnolia called Edwins oldsmobile
It was stamped on x-press it card and coloured with copics and then cut out
The number plate was changed so that it had Andy's name on.
A piece of grey card was cut to size for background and Happy Birthday stamped on to it
using a magnolia stamped called grafitti Happy Birthday
The card is then embossed using Marianne Design embossing folder and die set called
bricks and a few extra bricks have been cut out of grey card to decoupage with.
The grey card is then matted and layered on white card and then put on a black base card.
The car is shaped a little and then stuck on with silicone glue.
Copic colours used are-
B91 B93 B95 B97
C1  C3 C5 C7 C9



Saturday, 28 May 2016

Going bananas



Hello, today I have a card made using the presscut stepper die
It is a great die because it takes all the measuring away and also
comes with some layering dies with a lovely scalloped edge.
http://www.sirstampalot.co.uk/images/1360/13600083645_L.jpg 

I have used the Darice embossing folder to create the cloud effect on the 
die cut matting pieces.
I have then stamped out a few of the Magnolia leaves and coloured with copics.
The colours I used are YG03,YG63,Yg67 and G99.
The monkeys are made using scraps of card and the Marianne monkey die
I also used a white gel pen to highlight eyes and belly button.

Products used-
Marianne design - Eline's monkey
 Darice cloud embossing folder
Presscut die- Stepper card 
Magnolia stamp- Jumgle leaves 
Magnolia stamp - Going bananas

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Birds and bloom collage


Today we have a card made using the Heartfelt creation stamp called
'Birds and bloom' 
I have stamped the image on watercolour card in brown ink and then embossed
with clear embossing powder.
Then using the Tim Holtz blending tool and pads I have used different distress ink pads
to create a coloured background.
I stayed away from the leaves because I wanted to paint them.
When I was happy with colour I spritz a little water on the image to add another effect.
I stamped the bird collage again and this time cut out a few details
so that I could decoupage them.
I coloured these pieces with distress markers and used silcone glue to add them.

http://www.sirstampalot.co.uk/images/0077/00770086093_L.jpg
The frame is made using the Sue Wilson shadow box die
and gives a lovely stitched effect when die cut.

Products used- 
Birds and bloom collage by heartfelt creations 
Jute string - natural
Distress markers
Distress ink pads 
Wink of stella pen clear 
Detail clear embossing powder

Monday, 2 May 2016

Orchid Spray Card



Today I have another card using the Hero Arts set
This time only using the flowers and cutting them out.

http://www.sirstampalot.co.uk/images/0003/00030085172_L.jpg


The flowers have been stamped in three different shades of pink and a little
bit of Liquid Pearl used in the centre.
The flowers are very easy to stamp and create a lovely effect.
A frame as been created around the image and a lattice background made by using
a Sue Wilson die set called 'Stitched Lattice Frames'
This set is so useful and as a lovely stitched effect on it.

http://www.sirstampalot.co.uk/images/0077/00770086093_L.jpg 

Labels twenty eight by spellbinders is used for the sentiment.
And the sentiment itself is from a set called Black Eyed Susan by JustRite.
Pearls and ribbon are added for a extra little touch.

bye for now
louise

Saturday, 30 April 2016

Colour Layering - Orchid in a Pot


Today we have a card made using a stamp set by Hero Arts called
This is a great stamp set that you can layer up the stamps to make pretty flowers and foliage

 http://www.sirstampalot.co.uk/images/0003/00030085172_L.jpg

On the back of the stamp set there is instructions on how to use
but it is very easy and a lovely way to use all those ink colours that you have collected.
There is two lovely sentiments included in the set.
The card that was used for stamping on is Langton watercolour pad
The base of the card was made by using spellbinders set

http://www.sirstampalot.co.uk/images/077/0770053159_L.jpg 

The pink spotted paper is from a pad by first edition called
and I used the sewing machine to do a few stitches around the stamped image. 
Bye for now
Louise







Saturday, 23 April 2016

Crafters Companion The Big Score Board

Hello, Louise here,
look whats arrived at Sir Stampalot this week:

http://www.sirstampalot.co.uk/images/0102/01020086129_L.jpg 


It is the Big Score by Crafters Companion.
I am loving this board and the CD-Rom that comes with it in our special bundle.

I have been having a little play and made the box that holds two 100g chocolate bars:





This is just one of the projects on the CD-Rom and was very easy to make.
You can use it just as a gift box but I do like the idea of chocolate
for a little thank you gift.





The board can be used for making simple boxes or more complex gift boxes.
You can score and make standard cards or create a fancy folding card.
 The board is double sided so you can work in metric or imperial 
and is A3 size for making those large projects.

Products I have used are -

Magnolia paper
Happy birthday die by presscut 
Butterfly die by memory box
Solid butterfly die by memory box
Spellbinders triple floral