Saturday, 29 May 2010

Another Glimpse of tomorrows launch


Here is another card from the new cd by FlowerSoft, launching tomorrow on Create & Craft Tv, 11am-1pm

Recipes for Happy Families
This has really bought out the shaped cards in me, i thought this one suited the flower shaped card perfectly!
She is from the 'Wife' decoupage image with the complimenting backing paper, which is with each image, making it very easy to make a card.  xx

Friday, 28 May 2010

FlowerSoft launch-Recipe for Happy Families


Make sure you watch Sunday (30th May) 11am-1pm Create & Craft.
Recipe for Happy Families, by Flowersoft.

Here are two cards, i made using an Eazi Board.
They are both the decoupaged images of the Baby Boy and Baby Girl from the fantastic CD.
The baby girl card shows the complimenting backing paper also.













Tuesday, 18 May 2010

A quadruple post-Joanna Sheen,Crafters Companion, Jayne Nestorenko and Flowersoft!





I have soo soo many cards to put on my blog i have made over the last few weeks, im going to have to do a few multi posts to catch up or else you wont see the pictures before the next lot of launches.

First is a sample for Joanna Sheen - Pamela West Collection 2.
This time the card is made using the wonderful black & White image on the second cd.
I used Derwent Watercolour pencils, so when printing the image i left it to dry overnight, before using the them, but ofcourse printing is perfect to use Promarkers or Copics, as it doesnt bleed! Make sure you use a good quality copier paper though,not card as the pens will then bleed!.
I used Word Art from Microsoft Word for the Sentiment.


Joanna Sheen-Pamela West Collection 2


The next card is for the Popcorn Kids Pick of the Week,this week by Crafters Companion on Create & Craft/Ideal World

This card is made using the popcorn kids decoupage image,backing papers and sentiments/toppers from the new cd.

Crafters Companion-Poprcorn Kids-Pick of the Week




And this card is for the launch of Patchwork Polly by Jayne Nestorenko.
This is Jenny, i used Copics to colour the stamped images, using the patchwork sqaure,which comes with the stamp set, for the backing papers and the little embelishment button flower stamps, i stamped multiple times and mounted to the card using Collal Glue Gel. The flowers in the main pictures were stamped, using the masking technique, this is where when having stamped one set of flowers, stamp again onto a spare piece of card and cutting out, spraying it with the re-positionable Crafters Companion Stick &Spray, then placing the extra image over the stamped image on the card and this gives the effect of images behind or infront of each other, depending on where you mask off, besure not to use too thick a card for you mask though, as this will give you and edge that isnt stamped, so thickish paper is ideal, as sits flush to the printed image you want to add to.

Patchwork Polly & Friends by Jayne Nestorenko-Jenny



And finally, but not least.
This Easel Card is made using the wonderful Bicycle stamp from Flowersoft.

I stamped the image onto Acetate using Stazon, so it dries, then on the reverse of the inked image, i coloured using Promarker, this is so the pens dont bleed the image, as both alcohol based, then when pens dry, i covered the pen side of the image in Hi-Tack Glue and added banana paper to it, which looking from the correct side looks like solid white glue, leaving it to dry for atleast 24hours! this then gives you the backing which(I think resembles Brickwork and gravel/cobbles)
I then used the flowersoft to add the flowers to the baskets.
I then made up an easel card and mounted the image using Collal Glue Gel, as you will find the acetate doesnt want to be completely flat after the paper has dried on the back.




Bicycle Stamp -FlowerSoft











Sunday, 16 May 2010

Another sneek peek of FlowerSoft's new cd


This is a large 10x10 card, using the Flowersoft brand new cd
'Recipes for happy families'
The image is the 'twins' decoupage and 'twins' frame from the cd, i punched out some flowers and used
Ultrafine flowersoft-citrus crush for the centre of the flowers.

Joanna Sheen-Pamela West Collection 2 launch




Today saw the long awaited launch of Joanna Sheens-Pamela West Collection 2 on Create & Craft Tv.
It is a wonderful double cd, the first cd has amazing images of gardens and countryside.
The second cd, is a first for Joanna,it is all Digi Stamps, either coloured or black and white for you to add your own choice of colouring medium.
This card shows four of the images on the first cd, as i couldnt choose!!
I added stickles glitter gel to hilight the blue bells in the wood and printed a co-ordintaing backing paper to follow the blue/purple shade through the card.



This is the inside, as the card fold up to a 5x5 square card,




Saturday, 15 May 2010

Popcorn Kids Pick of the Week-Create & Craft/Ideal World this week


Here is a 10x10 card made using the pram image from the new popcorn kids cd, i printed the large circular image on a4 so it comes up a great size, the backing papers, tea page papers and sentiment are also from the cd!
Keep checking Create & Craft and Ideal World all week for the shows by Sara and Leann and also keep checking here for more pics of my samples, if you need some inspiration.

Friday, 14 May 2010

Sneak peek of brand new Flower Soft launch


Here is a peek at the brand new cd being launched end of the month on Create & Craft by Katy Sue Designs/flowersoft
'Recipes for happy families'
This is the main picutre of the 'Happy Family' using one of the decoupage images,one of the sentiments from a sheet and the extra little kitty & wool  is from the accessories section..

Popcorn Kids- Launch today 11am Create & Craft



Heres another card for the launch of Popcorn kids on Create & Craft , pick of the week today starting at 11am.

This Easel card is made using one of the decoupage images and backing paper from the new cd!
Make sure you tune in for the shows . And keep poppng back if you need some inspiration!

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Popcorn Kids-Pick of the Week launch tomorrow!


Here is a taster of whats to come, this is one of the set of stamps, in tomorrows launch on Create & Craft/Ideal World by Crafters Companion.
The new stamps are smaller than the last lot of Popcorn stamps so they fit perfectly in to nestabillities!!
I stamped the pram image and coloured with Derwent watercolour pencils,the backing paper is from the cd and the baby blocks are from the same set of stamps.

Here are the times for the week long shows.

We're really pleased to announce the launch of the range tomorrow at 11am as Pick of the Week on Ideal World & Create and Craft.







Sara will be showcasing the new Popcorn range live at 11am tomorrow - Friday 14th May - on Create and Craft (Sky 671, Freeview 36) and there will also be live shows with Leann on Sunday 16th at 9am on Create and Craft and 2pm on Ideal World, as well as on Monday 17th at 8am on Create and Craft. Sara will round off the week with a live show on Wednesday 19th at 9am on Create and Craft. These shows will also be repeated throughout the week.


Keep checking back for more cards and inspiration!

Saturday, 8 May 2010

PatchWork Polly and Friends-Julie

Here is Julie- from Patchwork Polly & Friends set of Stamps launched by Jayne Nestorenko

Again i have used Copics on card and Derwent watercolour pencils.
This one is with Watercolour pencils, using all the little embelishment stamps for the flowers and her little doggy and sachel. Made into an a5 card, using Centura pearl card and a Martha Stewart Punch along the bottom



This one is done with Copics, the patchwork sqaure comes with the set along with the greeting.
This is a 6x6 square card using centura pearl card.

Friday, 7 May 2010

More Beatrix Potter 2-Jemima and Mr Fox


Here is a large 8x8 sqaure card, all the images are stamped using the Jemima PuddleDuck set of Stamps and watercoloured with Derwent watercolour pencils.
I stamped the main Jemima and Mr fox image several times and decoupaged them using Collal Glue gel.

I cut an aperture out of the card and edged with a gold pen. Stamped the foxgloves and again coloured with Watercolour pencils and curved slightly and mounted to the card with Glue gel.


Also cutting a matching oval I mounted the images and again, edged with a gold marker pen

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Live Beatrix Potter 2 show tomorrow with Leann


Make sure you tune in tomorrow on Create & Craft, for Leann Chivers live show at 10am,she will be showing Beatrix Potter 2, Jemima Puddleduck and Two Bad Mice and ofcourse be doing her fabulous demos!
 Fingers crossed Sara hasnt got stuck at an airport waiting to come home, today she was at Paris airport waiting for a connection!

The card i have shown is using printable acetate from Crafters Companion Printing paper pack, using one of the backing papers from the new cd, then i attached the Jemima Puddleduck topper and Sentiment using Collall glue gel, adding button embellishments in the corners, also adding a touch of gel glue to the centre of the flowers i added pinflair glitter to give a lovely bit of sparkle.

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Is very pleased to announce...

I am delighted to announce that I am a Designer for Katy Sue Designs/Flowersoft!
So watch out for lots of inspiration and ideas using their fantastic range of Flower Soft, stamps, cd's, toppers etc, I find a use for flower soft everywhere in my crafting and their stamps are just gorgeous!!You can get lost colouring them with watercolours or copics.
I am sure if you've been to any shows you've seen Doreen or Noreen on their stand or also they are well known on Create & Craft TV
Checkout their Website

Sunday, 2 May 2010

PatchWork Polly & Friends-Helene

Here are two cards made for the launch last week by Jayne Nestorenko on Create & Craft/Ideal World.
These are made using Helene from the set of PatchWork Polly & Friends
The first card is made using Derwent water colour pencils and all the little embelishment stamps in the 'Helene' set.


The next card is made using Helene stamps multiple times and decoupaged, using Pinflair glue.
This card was coloured using Copic pens



This again shows how versatile these stamps are, using any medium you wish.

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