Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge – Week 50 – Anything Goes

 Morning everyone, thanks for stopping by, are you all prepared for the Christmas festivities??

It’s challenge time over on the Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge

The challenge is ‘Anything Goes’ and  we’d love to see your makes over the blog, there’s a prize for the winner of the challenge.

For this weeks challenge, I’ve made a card using papers from the Polkadoodles Festive Christmas collection and several Polkadoodles dies to create the wreath, Polkadoodles Bubbleicious die set, Polkadoodles Flowers 1 die set & Polkadoodles Cherry Blossom Branch die set.

 
 
Polkadoodles, Die Cutting, Card Making, Paper Crafts, Christmas
 
Step by Step
 
1. Printed out two of the delicious papers from the Polkadoodles Festive Christmas collection. Edged both pieces of paper with co-ordinating Memento inks and a blending tool. Matted the green paper onto the 8×8″ cream card blank and matted the gorgeous poinsettia paper on top.
 
2. Printed a sheet of green, red and a patterned paper, all from the Polkadoodles Festive Christmas collection, to use for die cutting the elements for the wreath.
 
3. Printed a sheet of sentiments, also from the Polkadoodles Festive Christmas collection. Used one of the tag sentiments and used a circle die to cut out the sentiment in the centre of the tag. Adhered the circle sentiment to the card blank.
 
4. Using a scrap of white card stock cut a circle frame for the base to attach my wreath die cut elements.
 
 5. Cut several leaves from the green paper using the leaves from the Polkadoodles Flowers 1 die set cut.
 
6. Cut the several small flowers from the red paper using the smallest flower from Polkadoodles Bubbleicious die set.
 
7. Cut several of the leaves from both the red and patterned paper using the leaves from the Polkadoodles Bubbleicious die set.
 
8. Cut a branch from the red paper using the Polkadoodles Cherry Blossom die set.
 
9. Used co-ordinating Memento ink to ink around the edges of the die cuts.
 
10. Glued the large leaves to circle frame to create the body of the wreath, embellished the wreath with the flowers, small leaves and branch pieces. Added some flat back flowers gems to the flower centres and some flat back red gems for berries to the wreath.
 
11. Adhered the wreath to the card blank using Pinflair 3D glue gel. Embellished the corners with red flat back gems.
 
 
 
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– Includes CD-ROM and 2 clear stamp sets
 
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I’ll be entering the following challenges –
 
 
 
 
 
Thanks for stopping, wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year ❤️❤️❤️
 
 
 
 
 

Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge – Week 46 – Anything Goes

Morning everyone, hope your all well and your Christmas preparations are running smoothly.

It’s time for a new challenge at Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge

The challenge is ‘Anything Goes’ and  we’d love to see your makes over the blog, there’s a prize for the winner of the challenge.

I decided to make an tag holder and set of tags using the stamps from the Polkadoodles Festive Christmas collection.

 

 

  

 

Step by Step

1. Cut a large tag shape from Kraft card, stamped with various stamps from the Polkadoodles Festive Christmas collection using Versafine inks.

2. Cut 10 tags, using a Heartfelt Creations die set, from Kraft card, stamped with various stamps from the Polkadoodles Festive Christmas collection using Versafine inks.

3. Cut two strips of Kraft card to create the pockets to hold the little tags, stamped with various stamps from the Polkadoodles Festive Christmas collection using Versafine inks.

4. Inked the edges of the large tags, the little tags and the pockets with Memento inks and a blending tool.

5. Adhered the pockets to the large tag using red liner super sticky double sided tape.

6. Added some string to the little tags.

7. Matted the large tag onto Kraft card, inked the edge with Memento ink and a blending tool.

8. Added the ribbon and flat back pearl to the large tag.

  

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I’ll be entering the following challenges –

Brown Sugar Challenges – #225 Anything Goes 

Crafting With Friends – #32 Anything Goes

Creative Fingers – #120 Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

Beautiful Life

Afternoon, busy weekend planned, eldest is home from Uni for the weekend 🍾😍

Sharing a super size tag today, went for a vintage style feel for this make.

 

 

Step By Step

1. Cut a tag shape from white card stock.

2. Stamped the background with the Stamps By Me – Mixed Flower stamp, using Distress ink.

3. Used a water brush with Distress ink to loosely colour the flowers.

4. Used Distress Glaze over the coloured flowers and then blended the teal Memento ink over the background.

5. Stamped the complete flower, from the Stamps By Me – Mixed Flower stamp, three times. Coloured the flower with the teal Memento ink and a water brush, cut all three flowers and shaped the petals using an embossing tool.

6. Stamped the solid leaves from the Stamps By Me – Foliage stamp set using a light brown Archival ink. Used a dark brown Archival ink lad with the outline leaves stamp, also from the Stamps By Me – Foliage stamp set.

7. Stamped the sentiment, Stamps By Me – How Beautiful sentiment stamp, with dark brown Archival ink.

8. Added a border to the tag using a fine liner pen.

9. Matted onto brown card stock and punched a hole with a Crop-A-Dile.

10. Adhered the teal flowers with Pinflair 3D glue gel. Embellished the flower centres with flat back pearls.

 

Stamps By Me – Mixed Flower stamp

 

Stamps By Me – Foliage stamp set

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Stamps By Me – How Beautiful sentiment stamp

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I’ll be entering the following challenges –

Crafty Friends – #44 For Someone Special

Tag You’re It – #160 CAS Tag

Aud Sentiments – #168 ATG + sentiment

 

Thanks for stopping by, hope you have a great weekend ❤️

 

Wonderful Day

Afternoon, sharing a make using the Stamps By Me Perfect stamp set. The lovely Toni Darroch had a show on Create and Craft on Tuesday, 1st November, if you missed the show, you can catch up online on the Create and Craft website, here.

 

 

Step by Step

1. Cut piece of white card stock to fit 8×8″ card blank. Used Distress inks, in yellow and pink, to stamp the flower heads from the Stamps by Me Perfect stamp set, lightly spritzed the stamp with water before stamping.

2. Used a brown fine liner pen to draw in stems for the flowers. 

3. Used the Stamps By Me Foliage stamp set with a brown Memento ink pad to add leaves to the stems.

4. Stamped the text and flower centre, also from the Stamps by Me Perfect stamp set, using a brown Memento ink pad.

5. Used a yellow fine liner pen to draw a border around the edge.

6. Used Rangers Distress Glaze over flowers, text and border before splattering, flicking diluted Distress inks with a paint brush on the scene. 

7. Matted onto yellow card stock and then adhered to the card blank.

8. Embellished with yellow flat back pearls.

 

Stamps by Me Perfect stamp set

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Stamps by Me Foliage stamp set

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 I’ll be entering the following challenges –

Brown Sugar – #223 Anything Goes

Crafting With Friends – #31 Anything Goes

QKR Stampede – #216 Splatters and Sprays

 

 

 

Thanks for stopping by 🙂

Sunflowers

Morning, how was your weekend? It was quiet one here but very enjoyable and I got some crafting in, just for change lol

Ive got an art journal page to share, from my Dylusions Square Standard Creative Journal, using the beautiful Sunflower stamp from the Sending You … Stamp set, from Stamps by Me Ltd.

  

 

Step by Step

1. Used Dylusions paint, in Calypso Teal and Fresh Lime, and a blending tool to apply the background colour.

2. Used various stencils from Tim Holtz, Imagination Crafts & Andy Skinner to create some interest an depth to the background. Used a stencil brush and Dylusions paints, in Calypso Teal, Fresh Lime, White Linen and Black Marble.

3. Used a couple of Tim Holtz stamps to add some texture to the background, using Archival inks.

4. Stamped the Sunflower, from the Sending You stamp set from Stamps by Me Ltd, using black Memento ink and coloured with Copic markers.

5. Stamped the individual words, don’t know the maker bought from HobbyCraft eons ago!, and the sentiment, from a Tim Holtz stamp set, using black Archival ink on white card stock.

6. Adhered the sunflowers, text and sentiment using Deco Art Matte Medium.

7. Stamped a flourish, from a Stampendous stamp set, all around the edge of the page, using black Archival ink.

8. Used a white Derwent Graphik Paint Liner pen to emphasis some of stencilling and the stamped florish.

9. Used a black Derwent Graphik Paint Liner pen to edge the sentiment.

10. To make the sunflowers pop on the page, used a Faber Castell Pitt pen in brown to go around the edge of the flowers.

 

 

 

I’ll be entering the following challenges –

Artistic Inspirations – #166 Anything Goes

Crafting From The Heart – #133 Anything Goes

Craft Your Passion – #335 Anything Goes

 

 

Thanks for stopping by 💕