Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Oh Those Lazy Days of Summer.....

Seasonal Color Palette: June

June officially kicks off summer and Ranger Ink has another Seasonal Colour Palette Challenge. http://rangerink.com/seasonal-color-palette-june/

Here's my interpretation of Summer Memories using Ranger's colour palette - a birthday card for a special guy.....

... and "yes" I did colour the black and white vintage clipart.

Thanks for visiting, and
Happy crafting
~ Terry ~

Monday, 3 June 2013

June 2013 Tag Inspired by Tim Holtz


Love, love, love this "colour it" tag using distress markers.  Tim included a lot of tips and tricks for using the markers in his tag demo this month.  The background is a mixture of stains, inks and paint - gorgeous!.

The technique is to stamp an image on watercolour paper, colour and blend it with distress markers, then attach it to the coloured tag that is stamped with various images.  I added a spray of Perfect Pearls to finish it off!

Here's my colourful creation (reminds me of our flower garden) ......

Happy crafting :D
~ Terry ~

Sunday, 2 June 2013

Princess Dresses

I LoVe garage sales ... Last week I peeked inside a grocery bag at a sale and saw glittery fabric; sure I could use that fabric in a project I added it to my pile of treasures (I got the bag for free).  At home I discovered seven little costumes - all wet, dirty, and torn.  The first order of business was laundry.  They cleaned up not bad - so I ironed them and identified the repairs required.  Some parts had to be removed, others were salvageable, and they all needed a little bling.  I starched the outside materials, rebuilt wings, made ribbon flowers, added lace, ribbon, glitter and sequins and sewed and glued and ..... ta da - here's pictures of the dresses.  (I regret not having taken any "before" pics).

Some little girls are going to be very happy to get this little bundle.

Enjoy your crafting!!

~ Terry ~