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Sunday 28 April 2013

Bright colours at Lavinia Stamps

Hi there, how's your weekend been? I've had a lovely lazy, crafty day today (although I do feel a bit guilty as I should have been weeding lol). I decided to have a play with my Lavinia stamps for this months Lavinia challenge which is to use Bright Colours.

I printed off the little fairy houses and stamped the tree and the fairy and coloured the images using Graph'It markers and Flex markers. I created the grass with markers and then added the sky and a ray of sunshine using PanPastels. I also added some more grass with the edge of an angle slice sofft sponge. Next job with to stamp the foliage using memento ink. To finish off I just used an eraser to life off the PanPastel and create a dappled effect in the ray of sunshine and also to remove any PanPastel that had gone on to the image - thats the beautiful of Pans with this kind of project, no masking required lol!

I'm also entering this card in the following challenges:
CRAFT: Fantasy
Crafty Calendar: Sunshine and showers
Dream Valley: things with wings
Sisterhood of Crafters: anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown: make your own background

I've spend this afternoon watching Zathura, omg I just love that film, it always make me giggle - I don't think i'll ever grow up somehow lol
Thanks for popping by and for your kind comments, they always make me smile
Claire xx


  1. Hi Claire, your card is so eye-catching - love it!

    liz x

  2. This is stunning Claire, I love how the fairy is sitting on the tree roots soaking up the sun.

    Sue x

  3. Lovely card Claire, thank you for entering it into the Lavinia challenge, and good luck. Hugs Pauline, Lavinia DT member.

  4. Hi Claire. I think you have done something much more worthwhile than weeding today!! This is gorgeous. I love the design and the sun rays shining through the trees look amazing
    hugs Sue xx

  5. Lovely card Claire, great colours. Thank you for entering the Lavinia Stamps Challenge and good luck. Kx Lavinia DT member

  6. Fabulous card Claire, just love Lavina stamps xx

  7. It's gorgeous Claire. Love the scene you have created. Really looks good in those strong colours.
    What's Zathura? Don't think I've ever heard of it let alone seen it.
    Beryl xx

  8. WOW! What a fabulous scene you have created! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘Free For All (anything goes)’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  9. A very pretty scene background! Thanks for joining the Tuesday Throwdown.
    Kim L. DT

  10. Such a vibrant and beautiful scene Claire, those stamps are adorable.

    Hugs Shirley x x

  11. This is amazing! Hugs Juls

  12. Claire ... stunning stuff here.. just love your take on our bright colours... X
    Hope you are well... Eileen xxx

  13. Hi Claire lovely card, well done! thanks for entering it into the Lavinia stamps challenge .. Melissa (DT member)

  14. Lovely card thanks for sharing with us at craft this week

  15. Thank you so much for joining us at CRAFT challenges this week with your super duper project.

    Good luck with the challenge

    Sylvia xx

  16. Such a beautiful scene you've created! Lovely work. That sunshine is fabulous :) Thanks for sharing your creation for our Anything Goes challenge at The Sisterhood of Crafters!


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