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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Watery Postcard ......



Here is a postcard made for a Swap this month over on the UK Stampers Forum Facebook Group. The theme this month is 'Sea & Sand'.

I cut a piece of watercolour paper to 6 x 4 inches and wet this thoroughly, then sprinkled a selection of blue, green and violet Brushos onto the wet surface.  Further spraying was done to dissolve and distribute the colours until happy, when it was dried with a heat gun.

The decoration and sentiment have been stamped with Versamark ink and heat embossed with various embossing powders with a few stamped in Archival black Ink.  Some colouring with Posca pen and Sakura gels added to finish.

The whole thing was reinforced by sticking to white card and the whole card edged with dark blue chalk ink to finish.

If you fancy joining in our monthly Swaps why not click HERE to join the Forum and take part in the Swaps ?

Sid xx

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Some ATC's ....



Here are a set of three 'Anything Goes' ATC's made for a monthly Swap over on the UK Stampers Forum Facebook Group.

I used various techniques including layering (on the Black Cat ATC)  and bleaching (on the Clowns ATC).

If you fancy joining in on the Swap click HERE to join the Forum and to join in !

Sid xx

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Monday, July 03, 2017

Numbers Postcard ......



Here is a postcard made for a Swap over on UK Stampers Forum Facebook Group !

I started with a 6 x 4 white card base and used a stencil through which I inked with numerous colours of Versamagic chalk inks.

The black & white border was then added with Posca markers.  I then stamped the numbers (PaperArtsy) in black Versafine ink and added the printed words as shown, highlighting the number one in Red Posca !

I added another layer of card to strengthen the postcard and sprayed with matt acrylic lacquer to protect through the postal system as they are sent 'naked' !

If you fancy joining in the postcard Swap just click on the link above and join the group !

Sid xx

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Sunday, July 02, 2017

Cards for Sale




Hi Everyone, just to let you know that I am now selling handmade greetings cards in my Etsy Store - Harpies Crafty Corner.

Click HERE to have a look !

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