I am joining in with the Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop this week, and we are using Real Red on our projects.
My ink colour pallete is rather limited at this stage, so I am having to rely on the cardstock I have on hand, and some bits and pieces that my lovely upline, Judy May, has sent to me, so that I can keep the creativity going.
Judy sent me this gorgeous heart and the “Happy” word, both in Real Red, so they were perfect to use for this Blog Hop.
The heart is Die cut using the absolutely gorgeous Be Mine Stitched Framelits dies, which I just love!! So gorgeous. Definitely on the Wish List!
Isn’t it pretty?
So many beautiful die available, I want them all.
I also love Embossing Folders and this one is another particularly lovely one, it’s called Layered Leaves. Another one on my Wish List!
If you would like to see what the rest of the Blog Hop team have made using Real Red this week, you can find the list here.
This week’s challenge at Just Add Ink is a Sketch Challenge, and I do love my sketches for card and scrapbook inspiration.
So I have made a card to go with the sketch:
My card uses the very cute Kaszazz Kookaburra stamp, which was at the absolute top of my Wish List when I first joined Kaszazz. I love all the Australian stamps that are available from Kaszazz, but this one is my favourite.
I have also used some lovely patterned papers which use the image of the Aussie gum leaves. And I have just added a little sponging to the edges and a piece of twine which I unravelled and then knotted, and it’s a pretty simple card. I might have to make some more like this one! Perhaps a set.
It’s been a very long time since I joined in with a cardmaking challenge, so what better way to get back into it, than to join in with The Male Room. At one stage, I was member of the Design Team with this great group of ladies, so it’s lovely to join in again with them.
The current challenge is to use Dies on a project, and I have chosen a simple card, using the Kaszazz Hexagon Dies.
The fabulous patterned papers are a collection, again from Kaszazz, from the Industrial collection, the background looks like an old Aussie traditional tin roof! The Hexagons are cut from another piece of patterned papers, and they have just been sponged with black ink.
Here is a close up of the hexagons:
Well, that’s me done for today, it is good to be feeling creative and have some mojo happening again, and I have more to share with you real soon.
Our challenge at The Male Room for the next fortnight is to use Neon Colours on your projects.
I knew straight away that this one was going to make me think….. I don’t have any Neon colours anywhere in my stash.
So I went shopping and found a pack of neon coloured cardstock in my local $2 shop! And here is what I did with it……
Yep, I had fun! I cut strips of the different colours into long triangle shapes and stuck them onto a cardstock backing to create a starburst, then stamped and fussy cut the motor bike from the Stampin’ Up! “Rev Up The Fun!” stamp set and mounted it over the centre of the starburst. That is one bright card!!
Lots of inspiration from the rest of the Design Team at The Male Room, so why not have a look at what they have all come up with. And make sure you share your projects with us too.