It has been a rainy day here so I have been able to indulge myself with plenty of crafting and also playing with some new stencils that I am looking forward to sharing with you :)
First though I want to share a card that I have made with one of my favourite designs - Elegant Lady. I was inspired to ink it up by the card that the fabulous Anita made for this week's Muse Challenge.....
I simply inked up a background using distress inks - Crushed Olive, Cracked Pistachio, Peacock Feathers and Stormy Sky and splattered that with some water. I then inked through the stencil with Ground Espresso Distress Ink and added some words from Altenew. I shall link up with Muse as the sentiment and image are directly inspired by Anita's lovely card despite the fact that I used a very different colour combination! I will also link up at Simon's Monday Challenge where they want to see stamping on your project.
Next up is a card that I have made with a new christmas tree stencil. I decided to go for a non-traditional christmas colour combo:
I simply inked through the tree in Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide and added one of my mdf stars which has been painted in Starlight paints. When I was sure that the ink was dry, I white embossed the sentiment (from MFT, I think) and added some snowflakes from Card-io and some inking and glitter at the bottom of the card to ground my tree. I shall link up at Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge where the optional twist is tree and at Simon's Wednesday Challenge where stamping is also the theme.
This tree stencil is really easy to work with and includes two different tree designs:
You can find it, along with the Elegant Lady and other stencils in my Foksy shop :)