Hello and welcome. It's challenge time again over at That's Crafty and the theme this fortnight is Anything but Cards. What a great challenge this is. You can make what ever you like. For my DT inspiration I have chosen one of the fab MDF uprights by That's Crafty and those grumpy old penguins by Katzlecraft. If you pop over HERE you can see it along with all the other great creations from the rest of the design team.
Here's what I used...
katzelkraf stamp...Les Pingouins.
Versafine ink...Onyx Black.
Distress Ink...Antique Linen.
PaperArtsy fresco finish chalk paints...Captain Peacock, China and Glass Blue.
Pebeo Studio texture gel...White Sand.
Prima Junk yard findings...bulb.
Tim Holtz Framelits die...Crazy Cats.
Alphabet die...make unknown but any would do.
Tim Holtz...Corked vials
Nuvo Crystal Drops...Navy Blue and Ivory Seashell.
Cosmic Shimmer crystal jewels.
Silver star confetti.
Here's what I did...
Brayer on the china and captain peacock fresco paints until happy with the look. Take the pines stamp and stamp sections of it over the upright using the cobalt ink pad. Mix a small amount of the glass blue fresco paint with water and flick over the upright until you have the desired amount of blue spots. Repeat these steps on the base of your upright. Once dry piece the upright to the base and spread the texture gel along the bottom and up the tag. Set this aside to dry.
Stamp the two large penguins next to each other on smooth white card and stamp the small penguin separately. Cut these out and colour them. Cut a piece of the gauze large enough to bunch up at the bottom and glue this onto the upright. Glue the penguins into position. Die cut some letters from black card to make the word family and glue this into place. Take the two colours of nuvo drops and dot randomly over the upright until happy. Glue on some sequins.
Take the word band and rub some fresco paint into the wording to make it pop and glue it into place. Take the corked vial and fill with a little of the heart confetti and glitter jewels and glue this to the bottom the the upright. Die cut some fish bones and lightly blend over with distress ink while still in the die and glue into place.
A grumpy penguin family making every second count. They just need to smile lol.
I hope you like it and remember, join in the challenge and have some fun. You could be in with the chance of winning a £20 gift voucher to spend over at That's Crafty. Have you ever visited the That's Crafty shop? If not you seriously need to. They have everything you could want. Take a look HERE. So come and join in the fun. We would love to see all your crafty makes. Don't forget to check out the challenge blog rules.
All for now and thank you for stopping by. Have a great weekend and hope to see you again soon.
Much love, Bev. xxx