Thursday, September 22, 2011

Thanks !!! :-)

Hi all ,, this week it is my turn to choose the theme over on the Totally Papercrafts Challenge and I chose


I should have chosen Happy Birthday as it is Hubby's birthday today and I made him a very quick card late last night ,,, not sure I will blog it ,,, not one of me best efforts ,, but it's the thought that counts eh !! :-)

We are sponsored this week by Stitchy Bear Stamps so a fab prize of 5 digi images for one lucky entrant.

I have been joining in with Jennifer McGuire’s Inspiration Showcase class and have been experimenting with techniques this week :-)

I inked a Hero Arts background stamp with Faded Jeans distress ink, I then ‘kissed’ it with Hero Arts swirly stamp to remove some ink, then sprayed the stamp with pearl glimmer mist and then stamped it onto some plain white card ,,, it does look fab IRL ,, very shimmery. I then stamped a Judikins butterfly with Versamark ink and embossed with clear powder, coloured with distress ink then cut it out, smothered with rock candy stickles and when dry popped it on there with glossy accents to the body and pop dots under the wings. Think thats it ,,,, oh yes ,, sentiment is Hero arts too and so are all the lovely gems Smile

Thanks for all your wonderful inspiration Jen ,,,not that she will see this but better to say thanks and be safe eh !! :-)

The DT have really made some wonderful cards for your inspiration so pop over to the TPC to see them :-)

Challenges :

Truly Scrumptious ,,, CAS

Less Is More ,,, Anything Goes


Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Really love the way you made this background Lols, it looks so gorgeous. I am rubbish at all that creative inking stuff!
Happy Birthday to your hubby - 21 again??!
Caroline xxx

Victoria said...

this is very very pretty

Mandi said...

Fabulous card Lols
The butterfly looks gorgeous

Thanks again

Cathy said...

This is so beautiful, love the blie background, and that contrasting butterfly is fab.
Cathy xx

Chrissie said...

Pretty card Lorraine.
Thanks so much for helping in our attempt at 1000 entries to our challenge this week.
"Less is More"

Stressed Stamper said...

I am not going to ally pally either - one yr we need a team day out...fab goodies and fab card lovin that butterfly.
Have a good weekend

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Lorraine.

Hugs Riet.xx

Lorraine said...

Wow, your card is gorgeous! I love the design, shimmer, color and techniques you used! Very beautiful & unique!

Marlies said...

A gorgeous CAS card. I love the way you made the back ground.
Thanks for joining us at Truly Scrumptious,
hugs, Marlies

Mandy said...

Beautiful card,lovely colours and the background and butterfly are gorgeous....thanks for sharing with us at Truly Scrumptious,hope to see you next time...
Mandy x