Hi and welcome to Ike's World. I AM PROUD TO BE A PREVIOUS DESIGN TEAM MEMBER FOR SMEARED INK, SIMPLY CREATE TOO,DELICIOUS DOODLES, POISONED PEAS PLEASE(now shut down)PATH of POSITIVITY, FOREVER FRIENDS DESIGN TEAM, SCRIBBLES DESIGNS, A MINION AT HAUNTED DESIGN HOUSE, a STITCHY's ANGEL at OSAAT. I am Co-Writer on QUOTH THE RAVEN and I run my own Challenge at IKE'sWORLD CHALLENGES, and SUYP Cats Only Challenge. Thanks for visiting and please drop by again :-)
I am trying sculptural cards and different shapes this year.
Here is my first effort - a zig-zag card. I decided to make this one for a new baby - don't know anyone who's having one just yet but you never know ;-)
My experiments with black + white with silver "Happy Birthday" plaque.
Decoupage layers with heat embossed Laq.
(Unfortunately neither show up well when photographed !!)
Image by Aubrey Beardsley from Malory’s Morte d’Arthur.
This weekend I have been experimenting with more vibrant/retro colours and on Saturday I purchased this cute little image and just HAD to use it. I coloured her in pinks and then messed around with a pack of papers I've had for yonks and Voila. !!
Image:- "Button Betty" - Kelley Kids designs by Bonna Kelley. (Found via Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps )
Base card from stash.
Backing paper and co-ordinating papers from Simply Cards & Papercraft.
Daisy from stash.
Challenges I have entered her for:
Crafty Sentiments - Thank You Challenge
Delicious Doodles Challenge No. 8 - Use 3 Colours
Paper Sundaes Challenege No.5 - Circles
PileitOn Challange No.2 - Cute Children
A Spoonfull of Sugar Challange - Thank You
Irish Teddy - Retro Flowers
I usually use Vellum for whole Pergamano cards but decided to decorate this little sweetie with a Vellum border :-) I used: Plain white card with pastel pink backing paper from stash.
Image from CraftsUPrint. Single layer...no decoupage for me this time...don't know how I managed NOT to do that ha ha.
Vellum from stash + border made using Pergamano Multi Grid No. 6
A new take on New Year Resolutions - the dark side !!!!!
Black cardstock overlayed with Lacy Vellum from Paper Pizazz
Image courtesy of Giger.
Decoupage resolution panel and bats.
Also entered for:
Crazy Amigos - New Year
Riley & Co - NY Resolutions
Order of Opus Gluei
I did this on 5" square card with tea bag central image and corners. I love this little teddy image so thought he might like a visit on your Challenge. Photo is a little squiffy though :-)
Chris Warner Paperworx - "Softly, Softly Snowflakes - Backing Papers Plus !" CD
Marie Johnstone "Teddy Merry Xmas" CD - "Snow Bear" printable Tea Bag squares. http://www.crafty-cd.com/
Scrap of gold Mirri card from stash.
Peel-off gold line from stash.
White cardstock from stash.
Gluey stuff :-)
I found a new site - DigiSparkle - get some fab digistamps there at great prices :-)
Used one of their background stamps for this New Year's Resolution card, and decoupaged the different elements of it - including some of the bricks :-) :-) :-) Added one of their round frames with a New Year's Resolution .... Bit how I feel at the moment after too much Christmas scoff !!!! ha ha
For this card I used the purple buttefly backing paper (Kay + Co). I overlaid it with white Vellum with a Pergamano border, which took me a couple of hours to do. I then decoupaged the butterflies and frames on the front and added a couple of peel-off corners. The insert has the same paper with an added verse and I also lined the envelope.