Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Joan Peel - Challenge 20

Joan Peel

Julie Jones - Challenge 20

Julie Jones

Lesley Walden - Challenge 20

Lesley Walden

Eva Carter - Challenge 20

Eva Carter

Eva made 50 of these to announce the birth of her great niece
who was born on 3rd October.  They were sent to Germany
for my niece to send out and the message means "There are
now 3 of us".

Sharon Howells - Challenge 20

Sharon Howells

Alison Specht - Challenge 20

Alison Specht

Jane Morris - Challenge 20

Jane Morris

Janet Holt - Challenge 20

Janet Holt

Karen Illingworth - Challenge 20

Karen Illingworth

Monday, 20 October 2014

Kim Shaw - Challenge 20

Kim Shaw

The centre disc on this card rotates according to the season.

Shelagh Metselaar - Challenge 20

Shelagh Metselaar

* Cardstock:- for stamping - Theuva card; for matting - black pearlescent, silver mirri, white Centura Pearl A3
* Stamps:- Tree from remountable ‘Forest’ set; squirrel, blackbird, swallows from ‘Birdhouse Garden;’ deer from ‘Winter Wonderland;’ ‘Seasons’ remountables
* Stencil:- Wheelie men and Boys; October stencil from NDC
* Inkpads:- Staz-on Black; Distress Inks - Winter – Chipped Sapphire, Milled Lavender; Spring – Crushed Olive, Weathered Wood; Summer – Scattered Straw, Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade, Pine Needles; Autumn- Spiced Marmalade, Fired Brick, Forest Moss, Antique Linen; for shadows – Black Soot
* Tacky notes for moon/sun masks

1)  Cut four pieces of Theuva to size 3ins x 4ins.
2)  Stencil the ‘Man with Umbrella’ using Staz-on Black on the four cards.
3)  Again on all four cards, stamp complete tree to right of figure, one off the page and one top left – omitting the trunk on this last one. Continue to stamp the tree off the page at the foot to create shrubs. Use the trunk to create a fence on all four cards. Draw in lines using a fine black pen.
4)  Place a sun/moon mask partially over the umbrella.
5)  Add selected colours to each. Stamp chosen animal on each card to suit using staz-on Black.
6)  Mat each onto silver mirri, black, white and lastly black before mounting onto a strip of white Centura Pearl.
7)  Stamp each seasonal word using Staz-on Black. Colour over this using a medley of colours from each selection. Place the NDC stencil over each word and draw around the aperture using a fine pen. Cut out and mat each and add to below each image.
8)  Here we have ‘One Man, Four Seasons!’