Chilly day to craft

Hello. Hope you’re keeping safe and sane. It’s a chilly, grey day here in Melbourne, so I’m playing in my craft room with some challenges.

First up is a card for:

I was inspired by a TV series I loved growing up called ‘Skippy‘ and I used a digital image which I coloured with my Stampin Blends. I added a bit of a stencil for the background to ground my roos and my card was done!

Next is a card for:

I loved the idea of creating splats so, used my Stampin Up reinkers, some water and a paintbrush to create my splat across the centre of my card. I then die cut my sentiment 4 times in white, Marina Mist and Pool Party cardstock to create some shadows and height.

Next is a card for:

For my card I went with stencils and patterned paper. I used a stencil from Studio Katia ‘Birthday Balloons duo’, some text paper from Stampin Up, Distress inks and a sentiment from CAS-ual Fridays ‘Shenanigans’.

I would never have thought to use a patterned paper behind my stenciling and am so glad I tried it as I love this look!

Next up is a card for:

I went with the drink theme and used a stamp set by PTI called ‘Uncorked’. I heat embossed the sentiment 3 times across my black border which is overlaid on a very subtle embossed panel at the bottom. I stamped 2 bottles, cut them out and laid them over the sentiment and my card was done.

Hopefully this card and the wine that goes with it will fix the fact that I was late with birthday wishes!

Lastly is a card for:

I decided to use a unicorn silhouette from Visible Images ‘Believe in unicorns’ and a sentiment from CAS-ual Fridays ‘Be a unicorn’ for my card. I did a bit of ink smooshing for the background before stamping the unicorn and sentiment.

Well that’s it for today. I’m off to do some cooking now. Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your weekend.

42 thoughts on “Chilly day to craft”

  1. What a beautiful array of cards! I totally love your card with the wine bottles. The bottles look tiny and cute (or are they supposed to be supposed to be chocolates??) and I love how you’ve added the sentiment on the strip which also supposed this focus so well! Wonderful design! Thank you for joining us on the Seize the Birthday challenge!

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  2. You have had a great day in the craft room Tristan. I remember watching Skippy too… (although I’m a bit older than you!) Your cards is delightful – each one is wonderful.

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  3. Such fabulous cards. I love the idea of the balloon one. You can still see the text in the background but it doesn’t distract. Thanks for joining us at The Alphabet Challenge. Love Dawn x

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  4. You’ve been very busy! Love them all! Of course, the wine was is my fav. LOL! thanks so much for playing along with us at the CC&S challenge blog!

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  5. Oh, wow. You have such a wonderful display of beautiful cards. All of them are so very creative. I am especially fond of the CASology card you entered. Thanks so much for playing along with us with your magical unicorn.

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  6. What a wonderfully creative time you’ve had Tristan! So many great cards! I love the effect of your stencilling over the patterned paper – the text is still visible and the balloons make for a dramatic guy card. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week.

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  7. Wow! Your cards are awesome. Love the wine bottles and the silhouette Unicorn along with the super cute Kangaroo, off to a birthday party! I don’t know skippy but it does remind me of Kanga and Roo from Winnie the Pooh. Thank you for joining us at AAA Cards, stay safe, Hugs~ Ishani.

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  8. So many awesome creations! I really love your splats your created with the stacked hello die cuts. And those Distress Ink balloons on the news print is so creative (I will definitely be CASEing that one)

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  9. Awesome cards! Love your interpretation of the sketch. Thanks for playing along with us at CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge. Looking forward to seeing your creative projects in the future galleries again.

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  10. Oh I remember Skippy, a real blast from my past! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards, hope to see you join in with future challenges too. Keep safe, stay home and craft instead.

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  11. A lovely selection of cards. I like how the stencils and ink create such great back grounds. You have used some wonderful fonts and techniques. Chantell Just Add Ink

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  12. Your Just Add Ink card is so creative! I love the effect of the stenciled balloons over the print. Thanks for joining us this week.

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  13. Gorgeous cards and so much inspiration here. Your ink splat card is lovely and the way you offet the sentiments in those 3 colour is so pretty. Thanks for adding that card to our gallery at Less is More xx

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  14. Wow! You’ve been busy and all of these are so gorgeous! 1, 2 and 5 are my faves though. 🙂 Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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