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Sunday, 22 January 2017

RETAIL THERAPY


Hi, thank you for popping by...
A fun card for today.  I used a white A4 card base, folded in half to create an A5 size card.  I matted and layered this with gold foundation card/CE and a black sparkle card/Crafter's Companion.  I used the frame from the Shadow Box Collection - In The Garden, by SW for CE and cut this out on gold foundation card and added mounting foam to the back, for dimension, I sprayed the frame with Stick and Spray by Crafter's Companion and sprinkled Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Jewels in Diamond Sprinkle by CE over it then adhered it to some pretty paper, in a peachy taupe, from my stash. 
I used several elements from SW's Retail Therapy - Shadow Box Accessory Die Set and for the lipstick and nail polish I add Cosmic Shimmer Clear Varnish Lacquer to give the lipstick and nail polish a sheen.  I cut 4 layers of 'Just For You' in white foundation card, adhered these together then sprayed the sentiment, again with Crafter's Companion's Stick and Spray, and covered it with Diamond Sprinkles.
As this card was for a friend's 60th birthday I used my label maker to print 'Sexy 60' for the nail polish and 'Red Hot' for the lipstick.
I used 2 stamps by Woodware for the verse and stamped these onto white paper using Ranger's Distress Ink in 'Hickory Smoke', this colour gives a softer appearance compared to using a sharp black ink pad, as shown below

Don't forget that for a chance of owning yesterday's card you need to leave me a comment as I'll be announcing the winner tomorrow!
Enjoy the remains of the weekend
Thanks for visiting...

June x


Saturday, 21 January 2017

SATURDAY SPECIAL GIVE AWAY



Good morning, thank you for popping by...
Today's pretty 'give away' is a white base 6" square card and I used the following materials
for the design

MATERIALS:
  • Wisteria and White Foundation Card by Creative Expressions
  • Trellis Edger Die by SW for CE
  • Gillian Die by SW for CE
  • Maidenhair Fern Die by SW for CE
  • Camellia Open Petals and Camellia Closed Petals by SW for CE
  • White flat back pearls/CE
  • Metallic Linx in Silver/CE
  • White tulle
  • Silver sequins
  • Sentiment stamp by Altenew for Chocolate Baroque
  • Adirondack Ink Pad in Pitch Black
  • Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Acrylic Glue
If you would like to give a home to this card click on the comment section at the end of this post and leave me a message, the winner will be announced on Monday.  To become a follower of  my blog just click the  'follow me' button to the right of the screen then another click on the drop down box and that's it!

Thank you for visiting, have a great weekend and don't forget to leave me a comment

June x

Friday, 20 January 2017

APOLOGIES

Hi bloggy friends and followers

Sending apologies for my absence, all down to being poorly this week!  Normal services to resume tomorrow, and, as tomorrow is Saturday it will be our second 'Saturday Special Give Away'... so please visit then and if you like the card that will be shown all you have to do is:

 1  ensure you are a follower of this blog, if you are new to the blog, there is a blue follow button on the right of this page, click on it, then I think there is on more click from a drop down box and that's it, you will then be a follower!
2  leave me a comment, just click 'comments' at the bottom of the post

the winner will be picked using Random. org and announced on Monday's blog

Monday, 16 January 2017

THE WINNER IS



Using the random name picker the very first winner of 2017, who left me a comment, is

MARGARET BELL

Congratulations Margaret!

Please email me at


 with your full address and I will post Saturday's card to you

I will use the random name picker to choose a winner who leaves me a comment about the card published each Saturday