Yes, I have another Guest Design Team make to share with you today! Amanda Evans is a talented crafter I met through Kit and Clowder (where you can take many wonderful colouring classes) and as she is launching her new challenge blog!
She asked if I would help out and Guest DT on the first ever challenge so of course I said yes, so here I am again :D
Amanda is the owner of Lolli Lulu Crafts and her new challenge blog launches today, so you can pop over by clicking HERE
WOW - and check out the awesome prizes on offer for the first ever challenge!
Lollilulu Crafts Challenge
The sponsor for the first challenge is Kenny K and the theme is Naughty of Nice! a great theme for December :D
Here is what I came up with:
oooh Naughty or Nice!
Here's what I used:
Image: Mrs Claus Digital Stamp by Kenny K Downloads
Colour and card: Coloured with Graph'it Marker pens (my fav red combo of 5210, 5255, 5270, 5280 and a little 6150) and I used 300gsm Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place to colour on
Backing: papers from my stash by HOTP (told you I was using up my old stuff lol)
Embellies: red and white glittered voile; bling ribbon; flat backed gems - check out the embellishments at That Craft Place
Sentiment: http: Scrabble Stye Christmas Sentiments from That Craft Place
I love off-set layering and that is what I used for this one. The main design is on a 7x7 inch card base and I covered it with the base backing paper. I then added another layer at 5x5 inch in a coordinating colour so that it was hanging over the top by approx 2 cms. The image itself was then layered onto coordinating paper and again raised to hang over again by approx 2 cms. This brings the eye up and I love the effect as its so simple.
The glitter voile is added by using the hot glue gun (no sewing because I'm way to lazy! lol) I start on the right and add a blob of glue, lay the folded voile onto it and then using the end of my embossing tool I push more of the voile into the glue to create an easy pleat! Continue this along the width of the card taking it slightly over the edge. To hide any glue add a pearl string or in this case I used a bling ribbon strip...Voila!
The sentiment tiles are glossed over using glossy accents to add to the shine and that is it!
No special tricks, just a simple layout that gives a bling effect :D
Here's the close ups:
Thank you so much for stopping by and please pop over to Lolli Lulu Crafts challenge blog and also check out the shop HERE (some pre Christmas crafty pressies to yourself).
Happy Crafting :D
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