Saturday, 17 August 2019

LIM #402


We are back with another fortnightly challenge at Less is More!  As the sponsor for August I get to play along as Guest Designer again and it is a challenge right up my street - use a stencil BUT also a one layer card :)

You can use stencils and keep your design CAS.  Here are a few examples:

I inked through my Beauty in Profile stencil in Aged Mahogany, Picked Raspberry and Spun Sugar distress oxides and then added touches from my Micro Dots stencil in the same colours to create a layered look.  The sentiment is from my Beautiful Inside and Out stamp set.

On my next card I used my new Leo stencil with Salty Ocean, Crushed Olive and Mustard Seed distress inks.  The sentiment is from my soon to be released Wild Things stamp set.

These were both super simple and quick to make!

I hope you get out your stencils to play along with us.  Check out more inspiration from the amazing DT.

Thanks for stopping by,

Sarah x

Monday, 12 August 2019

CAS Christmas


I am sharing another sneak peak with you today of a new stamp set that I will be releasing later this month.  This one features lovely folksy style christmas images from the talented Maggie Molloy.  I fell in love with this angel:

I simply stamped and embossed her in Wow Rose Gold embossing powder.  I also embossed some card stock to make the two strips down the sides of the card and the gorgeous MFT geometric die that I used to frame her.  The smaller die is actually in silver mirri and the sentiment is embossed in silver too but that doesn't come across in the picture!  For a final touch I added some Stickles in crystal to her wings.

I shall link up at Simon's Wednesday Challenge where the theme is to use a die cut and at CAS Christmas Card Challenge where we are using glitter.  I shall also link up at Happy Little Stampers
Christmas Challenge where anything goes without the optional twist of jingle bells.

I hope that you like my metallic angel :)

Sarah x

Thursday, 8 August 2019

A CAS Card


I just wanted to share a quick CAS card that I have made with my Banners and Bunting stencil.  I keep using this stencil as it is very easy to create simple cards for lots of occasions....

I inked up the banners with distress inks, overlapping them as I went.  The sentiment came free with a magazine.

I shall link up at AAA Cards where we are making quick CAS cards with the optional twist of summer and at Happy Little Stampers August CAS challenge where we are using a third of the card.

Have a great day!

Sarah x

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

Sweet Dreams


I am popping by with a sweet card that I have made using my Chubby Unicorn stamps and elements from my Love is in the Air and Rainbow Words stencils.

I simply inked Cracked Pistachio through a circle aperture and then added clouds in Evergreen Bough/  I coloured the sleeping unicorn with pencils and inked through a word from the Rainbow Words stencil in Hickory Smoke.

I shall link up at Time Out where the theme is relaxation (without the optional twist of one layer)

Thanks for stopping by!

Sarah x

Monday, 5 August 2019

AAA Birthday #4


We are starting another monthly AAA Birthday challenge and this one is for the boys :)

I knew exactly which stencil I wanted to use for this card:

I sponged through my surfer stencil with black acrylic paint and then used the mask to cover him up while I inked my sunray stencil in the background.  A few touches with my white posca paint pain added some highlights to the image.

I shall also link up at The Male Room Challenge where the theme is Surf's Up.

The rest of the DT have fab birthday cards to inspire you this month over at AAA Birthday. I hope you will take the time to play along with us :)

Sarah x

Saturday, 3 August 2019

LIM #401


I am excited to say that I am the sponsor for this month over at Less is More and that gives me a chance to play along with the super talented DT :)  The challenge for this fortnight is a colour challenge:

I simply dipped the cardstock in to watered down blue distress ink to create the watery background and used my Shoal of Fish stencil with orange texture paste.  The sentiment is from Uniko's latest release.

I shall also link this card up at Simon's Wednesday Challenge where the theme is Anything Goes.

On this next card I masked and inked sections of my Simple Pattern stencil to create the aqua and tangerine border.  I added some shading with a grey pencil to create a bit of dimension to the images and create a slightly layered look on this one layer card.

The LIM DT have lots more CAS inspiration to showcase this colour combo.  

I hope that you like these cards and the stencils that I have used to create them.  They are available from my store -

Sarah x

Thursday, 1 August 2019

Woodland Winter - sneak peak!


I am enjoying a family holiday in Spain but couldn't resist bringing some crafting supplies with me and that included the new stamps and stencils that I will be releasing at the end of this month.  Here is an image from the Woodland Winter set which has again been illustrated by the super talented Kimma Parish from Le Petite Market.

I shall link up this cute fox, wrapped up for winter at Less is More where we are focusing on a single small image and at AAA Cards which has a similar theme.  I shall also link up at Simon's Wednesday Challenge where the theme is Anything Goes :)

I hope you like this crisp and simple card!  I will have more new designs to share with you over the coming weeks so keep stopping by :)

Sarah x