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Monday, October 25, 2010

Halloween bag toppers - part 2

I have more halloween candy bag toppers!!! This is the first year I make them and I had great fun.

The cat image is from There She goes, the stamps have been designed by a very talented Japanese designer Torico.
The grid background is from Cornish Heritage Farms, it's a big distressed grid backgrounder.
The purple background around the cat has been done with Distress Inks and the Ranger blending tool.
Stamps: Cattitude (There she goes), Distressed Grid (Cornish Heritage Farms)
Ink: Distress Ink, tuxedo black (Memento), imperial purple (versafine)
Accessories: nestabilities, copic markers, blending tool
This is the first time I make Halloween bag toppers, let me know what you think ;)

Thursday, October 21, 2010

HALLOWEEN PUMPKINS - Kitchen sink stamps challenge #28

I have made some Halloween bag toppers for the latest Kitchen Sink Stamps challenge

These are multi-step stamps, 5 layers for each pumpkin, they look so real. I used the multi-step pumpkins set released last year. It is one of my favourite sets.

Stamps: Multi-step pumpkins (kitchen sink stamps)
Inks: Memento ink (I followed the Kitchen Sink Stamps Color recipe)
Accessories: Bazzil cardstock, oval nestabilities, Swedish candies, clear bags

Sunday, October 17, 2010


This month I have TWO cards for the blog hop. Autumn is my favourite season and I love to stamp and colour these images.

The images have been coloured with Copic markers. The background is distressed with Tea Dye Distress ink.
Stamps: Peace and Pleanty, Faux fun circles (Waltzingmouse stamps)
Ink: Tuxedo Black, Desert Sand (Memento), Tea Dye (Distress Ink)
Accessories: Nestabilities, Gina K Pure Luxury cardstock, Copic markers
For the second card I used the plaid background. I am addicted to this background stamp.
The fruit and pumpkin are coloured with Copic Marker.

Stamps: Faux Fun Circles, Pic nic patterns, Peace and plenty (Waltzingmouse stamps)
Inks: Stampin'up (for the plaid background), Tuxedo Black, Rich Cocoa (Memento), Vintage Photo (Distress Ink)
Accessories: Nestabilities, copic markers, jute, Gina K Pure Luxury cardstock (ivory, asparagus and kraft).

Monday, October 11, 2010

Seed pack: Blueberries

The plaid background has been stamped with "Off beat backgrounds" from Waltzingmouse Stamps. I created the seed pack with "Seeds of friendship" from Flourishes.
The wooden background is from Hero Arts.

Stamps: Off beat backgrounds (Waltzingmouse Stamps), Seeds of friendship (Flourishes), woodgrain (Hero Arts)

Ink: Distress Inks for the background, Memento inks for the seed pack

Accessories: Gina K cardstock, hibiscus ribbon (Papertrey), Copic markers

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Elegant poppies

I really like how this card turned out. These Hero Arts poppies and the Waltzingmouse Stamps background make this card very elegant.

Stamps: Delicate blossoms (Hero Arts), Victorian Fripperie (Waltzingmouse stamps)

Ink: tuxedo black, bamboo leaves (Memento)

Accessories: stickles, copic markers, Gina K cardstock (white and creme de menthe), Papertrey cardstock (berry sorbet), half pearls.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

strawberries for my friend

I made this for a dear friend who likes strawberries.
These gorgeous strawberries are from Flourishes
I heat embossed the sentiment to make it pop up.
I coloured the strawberries with Copic Markers and I distressed the background with Distress Inks.

Both stamps are from Hero Arts

Stamps: Strawberries (Flourishes), Brackets and tags, Friends (Hero Arts)
Inks: tuxedo black (memento), versamark, Distress Inks
Accessories: kraft cardstock for the base, nestabilities, embossing powder, blending tool