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27 sep. 2016

City Crafter #331

Hello!

It's Tuesday and 
there's a new challenge 
  at the City Crafter. 
Today Kirsty is our host!
And  she picked the theme:

"Selfie"

Create a project that include a selfie 
or add the word "selfie" to your project.


(source)


This week we are having 
Mariken as our Guest Designer.
Mariken is a very talented and brilliant papercrafter;
you can see more of her fab creations on her blog.


Speaking of a challenge; this theme kept me on my toes. 
I am not into Project Life, not a scrapper and
on top of that no inspiration....
I got some tips from Ros and 
after thinking about it I came up with this:




A canvas that would contain
 a few of my favorite elements.
Paired up with another attempt
 to work with mixed media. 
I covered a small canvas with Gesso. 
Created the stars with a stencil and embossing paste.  
I cut a deer from cardboard and sponged it with white ink.
 The canvas was sponged with distress ink.
 and I added some splatters with gold paint. 
And the moon as a finishing touch. 
You could say it's all about me:) 




Looking for inspiration?
You can see more projects from 
the other team members and
 Mariken on our blog.

Thanks for stopping by!
Stella

Supplies:
Canvas 
The deer die is a gift from Judith
Star stencil - SU
Grid stamp - Precious Remembrance 
Embossing paste - Wendy Vecchi 
Moon die - Lawn Fawn
Distress ink Tumbled Glass and Antique Linen
Distress stain gold spray
SU white ink 
SU Sahara Sand ink
Label maker





24 sep. 2016

Lift challenge #108

It's one of those weekends with an 
empty agenda and I love it :) 
Autumn has started 
here with lovely sunny weather 
and again we can have dinner in the garden. 
After posting this card I want to make some more
 jam from the huge strawberry harvest from our allotment.  
But first my card which is based upon
the current Liftchallenge:




We're supposed to use one die, 
use the die-cut-inlay technique and 
add colour to only one of the die cuts.
 I needed a card for a baby girl and used 
a little star die. I kept the card very CAS
but I am pleased with the result: 




I added colour by using my 
Versa Magic inkpad (Pixie Dust) and 
sponged straight on the star die cut. 
And added a simple sentiment from Clearly Besotted:




I hope your weekend will be just as good as ours....
Thanks for stopping by! 
Stella

20 sep. 2016

City Crafter #330

Good morning!

It's time for a new challenge
 at the City Crafter.  
 Marina picked the theme:
"Pencil me in".
And asks us to use or add
 a pencil on/to our project:



(source)

I used my Derwent pencils; 
in fact I only used one...
Soft grey for a little fox:




I created a background with an 
embossingfolder to add some depth.  
A little sentiment and a few finishing touches:




We are having Gio
 as our Guest Designer.
You can see more projects from 
the other team members and
Gio on our blog.

Thanks for stopping by!
Stella


Supplies:
Watercoloring paper
Derwent pencil Dove Grey 670
Lawn Fawn stamps and dies
SU embossingfolder
Twine & sequin

13 sep. 2016

City Crafter #329

Hello and good morning!

It's my turn to host this weeks' 
challenge at the City Crafter
I choose the theme:
"Turning a new leaf".
I am asking you to add 
a leaf or leaves to your project:



(source)


I used a leaf die (Papertrey Ink) to add a 
bit of dimension on a wedding anniversary card:





It's a pop of blue paired up with
vellum,white and silver polka dots.
I couldn't capture the silver dots on my photo;
in real it looks much more sparkling:




We are having Agnes
 as our Special Guest Designer.
You can see more projects from 
Agnes and the other team 
members on our blog.



Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Stella

Supplies:
Polka dotted vellum and sentiment are from SU.

Leaf die from Papertrey Ink 
sequins and wooden heart from my stash





10 sep. 2016

Back to.....

daily life:)

After a wonderful vacation with the most 
amazing weather I am back to work. 
Summer is still in full swing and the weatherforecast 
is predicting tropical temperatures for next week!

I have not been around. 
I took a break from blogging 
and spent a lot time time with 
my family and friends.
But also some cycling,
 reading, baking and enjoying our garden. 
I tried out a few new-to-me techniques such as
 watercolouring, mixed media and handlettering.
 But nothing show-worthy yet:)

Due to the hot summer days my craft room
 turned into a sort of oven and on top of
 that my inspiration took a single flight to
an unknown destination:)

But I am slowly getting back 
into a bit normal routine.
Back to blogging tomorrow and 
today back to cardmaking.
Nothing is as helpful as a sketch and
 I used the current sketch from 




I guess I just needed a CAS sketch:




Some stitched dies, one of my 
favorite sentiment dies and plaid paper.
CAS works best for me:




Thanks for stopping by and 
have a wonderful weekend...

Stella

Supplies:
Bazzil Cardshoppe cardstock
PTI Swoosh die
Lawn Fawn plaid paper