Thursday, 8 March 2018

Brown isn`t always boaring

Today is the final chance to get all three jungle of dreams CDs as the one day special on Hochanda but if you miss out you can always get them from Craffters Companion.
Here is another sampe I have made using the go digi CD and its so easy to make.

 I am not all that computer savvy but I love digi crafting and I suppose I got into it because I couldn't find things in the shops that were the right size or colour. Digi crafting as I do it is never confined to the computer screen as I always do what is called fusion crafting where I print it out and then incorporate it into a real life craft project. It is quite important that you use good quality paper to print on and I like to use 190gsm mat print paper or if I want to add a bit of texture I would print onto linen paper but in the past I have had a go at printing onto all sorts of things (pearl card, sugar paper, non print paper, cotton).

For this card I printed a script background onto Neenah desert storm card and the script I used was a free download that I found on Pinterest.
Select some flowers from the colour me crafty flora file on the CD, re sized them and arranged them on the screen work area, then over print them onto the script background.
Whilst you have the graphics program open make the sentiment using the abc`s file and print it onto cream card.
Colour the flowers using Spectrum Aqua pens and draw in the stems of the flowers with a black fine tip pen.
Use a water pen to hand draw a line which would be the edge of the topper and then gently tare down the line, repeat this till the topper is cut to size.
Using vintage photo distress ink shade the edge of the topper and also the cut out sentiment.
Assemble the card and add gems and small punched out dragon flies to finish off.
I was busy yesterday making some more samples for a future Crafters Companion launch and I think the sunshine may have had an influence as the sample I mocked up is so bright I may need sun glasses to finish it off. I had a run out to the cat shop, they had asked me to call in as I didn't get to the shop last Wednesday for my final day volunteering there. The lovely volunteers had bought me some chocolates and a card as a leaving present which was a complete surprise, I was quite choked up as I left the shop.


  1. Replies
    1. Thank you Marianne, it amazing what free stuff you find on Pinterest. Xx

  2. Brown definitely isn't boring on this card. It gives a lovely background setting off the flowers and their colours beautifully.
    Look forward to seeing the sample that needs sunglasses to look at,maybe a health warning at the beginning of the post you show it on๐Ÿ˜Š
    Nicola x