Tuesday, 5 January 2010

New home

This is my card for the following challenges :

I started by masking the tree on the stamp, which is a free stamp from a Craft Stamper magazine, and then stamping it in Archival Sepia ink, and then removing the mask and stamping the centre image with black Memento ink. I then stamped it again and shaded it with Pro Markers and cut it out and mounted it on to foam pads. I sponged some Distress inks around the edge and then used a La Plume pen to add the faux detail. The papers are all My Minds Eye, which I have to say I'm rather hooked on at the moment !


The buttons are from a mixed bag I bought from a local craft shop and the sentiment is a peel off that I've shaded with a peel off pen and sponged some Shabby Shutters Distress ink around the edge.
It's been another chaotic day today with the weather. I managed to get to work but then the snow started to fall and it started to get very thick. So I came home early which was a little tricky as cars were sliding all over the place ! Just have to wait and see what it throws at us tomorrow !
Thanks for looking
Sue

25 comments:

  1. Wow! Love this, it is brilliant! Gorgeous colours, thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge, hugs, Jane xxx

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  2. this is gorgeous!! Fab use of this stamp! I have it im my collection but I have not inked it up yet! Thanks for the inspiration!! also thanks for joining us at BTC&G!

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  3. gorgeous card, I have that stamp too and have never used it - and I was looking for a house stamp to make my brother a new home card. What a twit!

    Glad you made it home safely
    Vic
    x

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  4. Glad you got home safely, left my car about a mile from home a 6 mile journey from work with a short stop at Tesco Express took almost 3 hours!

    You have been making great use of your time again these last 3 cards are fabulous am lovin' what you are doin'.

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  5. Fab card!
    Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
    Helen x

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  6. Lovely card, great idea with the stamp! Lisa x

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  7. Love your card, such a fab image.

    Thanks for joining us at PTW this week

    Mandy

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  8. Love what you've done with that stamp - I have it and have to confess to not using it yet. The distressing makes it really special - I love that effect - and the street of houses look so inviting. Thanks for joining us at By the Cute and Girly.
    Beryl xx

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  9. This stamp is in my drawer too lol! You've made a fantastic card with it.

    Love Lynda xxx

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  10. Oh this is just fabulous love this card and your idea!!

    Thanks for joining Stampin for the weekend!
    Hugs Di xxx

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  11. Such a super image Sue, love your colours; really stylish!

    Keryn x

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  12. This house certainly looks warm and cosy to me! Love your choice of colours and the image is fab. I just love this card. Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Calender Challenge. Caroline x

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  13. wow this is one of the best home cards i've ever seen, love all of it. Thanks for sharing with by the cute and girly. janex

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  14. Gorgeous new home card, love what you've done with the image.
    luv
    Debby

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  15. What a lovely image! Thank you for joining the SFTW challenge this week.

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  16. Such a gorgeous card, I love the layout and shape of the card! I also love the wamr colours you've used and the way you've coloured the image looks fabulous! Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Calendar Challenge! :)
    Georgia xx

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  17. Your card is gorgeous, Sue:O) Love the shape and fabulous design. Love the great image, brilliant.
    Thank you for joining us at Stampin' for the Weekend, good luck!
    Nancy;O)

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  18. This is brilliant and what a lot of work you have put in to it :D I wish I had got this stamp I might have to try and find it seeing this.
    Thank you for joining us at stampin' for the weekend and good luck.

    X Amy X

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  19. Lovely unusual card,Ruth(Crafty Calendar Challenges)

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  20. Gorgeous card, love the length of it and it showcases your stamp beautifully. Thanks for sharing at BTC&G
    Pinky

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  21. Fab card...great colours and DP..thank you for joining us at SFTW..
    Jan...x

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  22. Gorgeous New Home card, love how you've 3D the one house & the buttons finish the card off perfectly.

    Thanks for joining us at SFTW :)

    Hugs
    Tracey
    x

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  23. Hello Sue

    A beautifully put together card and I am with you on MME D's, still some of my favourites.

    Thanks for sharing with us at BTCG this month.

    B x

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  24. Hi Sue

    What a fab card, its absolutly gorgeous!

    take care

    Sal x

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  25. This is just the coolest card, Sue. Beautiful job. CONGRATS on making the top three at Stampin' for the Weekend!!!!!

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