Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Last few Hunkdory Christmas cards

Hello folks

I am currently enjoying my summer holibobs so this is another scheduled post from me featuring Hunkdory card kits - 


I have used - 

  • Fashionalby Festive from Hunkydory
  • gold mirri
  • red and gold ribbon from my stash

Well a short (and hopefully sweet) post from me. Thank you for stopping by today


Crafty hugs
Lesley

Monday, 22 August 2016

Merry Bowscale Christmas

Hello folks

A scheduled post from me today as we are on our holibobs.
I have had my eye on this Tonic Bowscale die set for awhile now and finally purchased it a couple of weeks ago. I wanted to see how easy it would be to create the layers hence the number of layers on this card.
I used - 
  • Sheena's stamping card and matt black card
  • Tonic's bowscale die set
  • Spellbinder's Holly frame die set 
  • holly leaf and red berry Spectrum Aquas
  • red glitter from Hunkydory
  • Tatteredlace merry christmas die
  • Pebeo gold gilding wax
  • Spellbinder's holiday magic embossing folder
  • gold gems from my stash


Thank you for stopping by today

Crafty hugs
Lesley

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Forever yours

Happy Sunday everyone

This is my last DT sample for the Weekend Wow shows on Hochanda - 
This fabulous stamp is Sheena's Forever Yours from the Day of the Dead collection which I have stamped onto watercolour card and coloured with Spectrum Aqua pens essentials set - 

  • hair - sepia and black
  • skin - peach
  • dress - terracotta and charcoal
  • leaves - moss
  • roses - terracotta and moss
  • sky - slate

I have also used - 

  • matt black card
  • white hammer card
  • scraps of green core'dinations
  • Rose garden Ebossalicious embossing folder
  • Sara's signature collection - English country garden - lazy daisy die set
  • Die'sire Classiques Olivia die
  • Die'sire Classiques lace corner die
  • white saddlestitch ribbon from the Ribbon Girl
  • Spellbinder's 5x7 matting basics A die set
The weekend wow shows today are at 9am, 12pm, 4pm and 7pm. I do hope you are able to catch one of the shows.

Thank you for stopping by

Crafty hugs
Lesley

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Orchids

Good morning folks

Fiona is back on our screens today with the weekend wow (if stocks last) and this is another card I made for the shows - 
I was thrilled yesterday to see this card sitting next to the weekend wow. I have used a beautiful stamp from Sheena's A little bit sketchy range called orchids which I stamped onto watercolour card and coloured with Spectrum Aqua pens primary set -

  • leaves - yellow, navy and teal mixed together to create green
  • flowers - crimson. gold and orange
  • sky - aquamarine

I have also used - 

  • matt black card
  • Sheena's stamping card
  • white centura pearl
  • tumbling leaves Embossalicious embossing folder
  • Pebeo silver gilding wax
  • Die'sire create-a-card vine leaves die
  • Die'sire elegance stamping frame die set
  • tumbled glass distress ink


Fiona is on our screens today at 11am, 3pm and 5pm, I do hope you are able to join her.

Thank you for stopping by

Crafty hugs
Lesley

Friday, 19 August 2016

Tropical nature

Good afternoon folks

Another post from me today just to remind you about the Weekend wow on Hochanda. There is another show this afternoon at 2pm this afternoon and here is another of my DT samples to inspire you - 
This beauitful stamp is from Sheena's A little bit sketchy range and is called Tropical nectar. I have stamped it onto watercolour card and coloured it with Spectrum Aquas floral set - 
  • bird - bud green, sunflower, jasmine and marigold
  • flower - orchid, wildflower, bud green, leaf green and meadow

I do hope you are able to watch Fiona demonstrating these fabulous pens at 2pm today.

Thank you for stopping by today

Crafty hugs
Lesley

Laguna surf

Hello folks

Today sees the start of a new weekend wow on Hochanda. This weekend it is the turn of the fabulous Spectrum Aqua pens. These are a watercolour in a pen, easily portable and very versatile. 
This is another sample I made for the shows - 
I have used Sheena's A little bit sketchy Laguna surf stamp set which I stamped onto watercolour card. I wanted to create a more wintery scene so I used Spectrum Aquas essentials and nature sets.

  • topaz, boulder, chestnut, sea green, kingfisher, evergreen, marine, sunset, amber, slate and charcoal

I have also used - 

  • kraft card
  • matt black card
  • brown core'dinations
  • Textures embossing folder - waves
  • black seam binding and brown bakers twine
  • sentiment from Sheena's A little bit sketchy Orchid stamp set
  • Die'sire square accordion die set (matting and layering dies)

The show times for this weekend wow are - 
I do hope you are able to catch one or two shows.

Crafty hugs
Lesley

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Spectrum Aqua Weekend Wow

Good morning folks


Tomorrow sees the launch of a new Spectrum Aqua weekend wow on Hochanda. This is one of the Design Team cards I have made for the launch - 

The stamp is from Sheena's A Little bit Sketchy Endless summer which I stamped onto watercolour card and coloured with Spectrum Aqua pens primary set - 

  • tree - yellow, aquamarine (mixed to create green), navy and burgundy
  • board - gold, navy, red violet, scarlet, orange, yello and aquamarine

To make the background I wet a piece of Sheena's stamping card with water then added the colours in a circle and finally embossed it with textures sunbeam embossing folder
I also used - 

  • matt black card
  • yellow core'dinations
  • Textures embossing folders - sunbeam and waves
  • Die'sire oval accordion card die set (the matting and layering dies)


I do hope you are able to catch the shows this weekend. Here are the show times - 

Thank you so much for stopping by today

Crafty hugs
Lesley