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Friday, 2 August 2013

Hot hot hot!

 Here is another page for The Craft Barn Alpha challenge, T for Temperature which is the same in French and English. I had to do this one given the unusual heatwave we have been experiencing here in the UK! I coloured the page yellow and used Tim Holtz stencil letters which are supposed to stick to your paper but wouldn't stick to gesso! So I held them on and dabbed Fired Brick Distress Ink round them. I doodled some bits, stamped some Hero Arts images, and an Elzybells girl with temperature, and some other stamps of Kokopelli and sun faces. I added some swirly bits with a Visible Image grunge stamp.



This is my new Woodware stamp, I wanted this one for ages and got it in the craft shop that is in the motorbike shop the other side of Trowbridge, near Lidls. I bought the Card Candi there too, and I knew I had this matching card stock, perfect. The butterfly was a free die with a magazine and I added gems and flat backed pearls to finish the flower.

I have entered the following challenges:

Crafty Card Makers - 1-2-3 1 Image, 2 papers and 3 embellishments. (19th August)
Crafty Ribbons - Use one or more circles - stamp has circles and the background (sorry peeps I thought I had linked, maybe I didn't save)

Finally I found out I owned another Itty Bitty stamp, and so I made this CAS card, inked the edges with Distress Ink in two shades then spritzed it with water. When it was dry I stamped and heat embossed the image and Hero Arts greeting in gold then coloured the flowers with Stickles.
This card has been entered in the following challenges:

Unity Stamps show and tell on Facebook - Itty Bitty a day, this is the last day, and I only had two Itty Bittys.


8 comments:

  1. I was just scrolling back to hit home when I spotted your message about hitting home! I have come across this problem on other blogs. A real pain. BUT it was worth the effort to leave you a comment on your fabulous creations here.

    Love all three, and thank you for sharing the middle one with us

    Lin xx
    Crafty Cardmakers

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  2. Cazzy! I have only just worked out how to post comment on your blog! Thanks for your comments. Your work is lovely! I especially love the T challenge, very appropriate! I have a long way to ctach up with you as far as blogging is concerned. I am still trying to find my way round, but love your site. very inspiring. Thank you. Annie

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  3. I've wanted to leave comments on your blog lots of times, Cazzy, but I think I got it this time! So sorry you've been having all this trouble with commenting - how annoying! I love your work, especially the Alpha Dictionary Challenge spread, which is really effective. Now I know how I shall try to comment on your posts. Julie Ann x

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  4. A very apt page and fabulous! Your cards are gorgeous too! Thank you for visiting me xx

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  5. Wow - a lot to look at and all wonderful!
    sandy

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  6. Fabulous page, was it inspired by the weather we have been having? Love the colours and details.

    Sylv xx

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  7. Love how you have incorporated the circles on this card. Could I ask you to link up to Crafty Ribbons blog please as I can't see a mention of it here. Thanks so much for sharing your gorgeous flower with us at Crafty Ribbons this time.
    hugs
    Dawn xx

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  8. Terrific page!
    Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Barn
    Izzy

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