Monday, 25 August 2014

Making Sunshine

Hello.  Welcome.  It's been a cold, wet, grey day.  What happened to the summer??  They say we may get some sun tomorrow but I couldn't wait.  I decided to make a bright happy card and also have a play with some new crafty items that I go a couple of days ago.  Now, by new, I mean new to me.  I finally bought some distress stains and I also splashed out to try a Prima doll with matching dies.  



I decided to try the splat technique with the stains.  I used Fired Brick and Mustard Seed.  Splat!   Splat!  Splat!  What fun!  This is Prima doll Zoe.  I stamped her and used the matching dies to cut her and her clothes out.  I hit the scrap box for her clothes.  Her top is a piece of DCWV paper and the skirt and shoes is a scrap I had coloured with DI inks.  Definitely quicker using the dies than fussy cutting but my die placement wasn't perfect.  I am sure that will get better with practice.  



I mounted my panel on a texture white card which I coloured with DI Barn Door.  I stamped the flower stamp from Prima For You stamp set and the greeting from the Prima Sunshine set. 

Joining the fun at
Our Creative Corner - Summertime
Pretty Pink Posh Cutting Edge Blog Hop
7 Kids Challenge 106 - Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Summer Colours 

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugs



8 comments:

  1. Very cute!!! Love the splat technique with your image!

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  2. Love your splat! background and funky paper-pieced doll. I didn't know those doll stamps had coordinating dies?! Don't you love that? Makes crafting so much easier.

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  3. Fun image! Thank you for playing in our challenge at www.7kidscollegefund.com.

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  4. Full of sunshine and cheer, that's for sure! Delightful image, Gail! A winner in my book!

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  5. Cute card and great technique.

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  6. Fab card, love the splats and image, thanks for sharing with us at Bunny Zoe's, hugs Liz xx

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  7. Lovely sunny colours and the doll image is perfect for your project!
    Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner for this challenge.
    Julia x

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