Thursday, 31 December 2009

Distressed and moody

Gosh it has been a long time since my last post. Sorry about that , i shall try and update a bit more regularly in 2010 all being well.

I haven't done any cardmaking over christmas, thought I would have a complete break from crafting, but my resolve weakened today and I had to get out my stash. A person can only watch so many episodes of ER (I got series 12 for christmas of which I have watched all episodes and then rushed out to buy and watch series 13, the characters are starting to feel a bit like family now!!!).

The latest additions to my stash are Distress ink pads and I have to say I am well and truly hooked!! These two cards are made using a light house stamp by Rubadubadoo that I bought years ago and have never used. I tried to do a calm weather and a stormy weather version.

They are stamped in Versafine black ink, the door and light coloured with promarkers and everything else i painted by pressing my inkpads onto my craft mat and then using the ink like paint.. The message panels I made by sticking a peel off message onto white card and then rubbing over it with cut n dry foam and distress inks to get the background colour that i wanted and then peeling the peel off off to reveal a nice crisp white message underneath.
Happy New Year to all.