Wednesday, 22 February 2017

A workman's tools

Sorry if this post is a bit brief, I've been away overnight and had the most amazing meal at Tom Kerridge's restaurant "The Hand and Flowers" in Marlow, and my mind is still totally on that and not really on my crafting! I made this card before we set out yesterday but didn't have time to post it then.


First I stamped the distressed diamond background - a very old Linda Luckin stamp and created the alphabet panel with a brass stencil and some Imagination Crafts Starlights Metallic Paint in Topaz. I stamped the paint pot and brushes (sorry, I can't remember the name of the stamp set) and coloured them in with Promarkers, then assembled everything adding a corrugated card panel finished with metallic brads.

I am sharing this with
Less is More - Alphabet 
CAS Mix-up - Stamping and corrugated card + 1 (stencilling)
Watercooler Wednesday - ATG masculine

18 comments:

  1. This is great! The layers add so much visual interest and I love the touch of corrugated card. What a super design! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Less is More :)

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  2. This is very cool, Jane! Love the collage of images, corruguated card and stenciling. Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  3. Ooh - really liking this Jane, fab make for the alphabet challenge

    Kathyk

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  4. It,s a really love ly card Jane. It sounds like a great evening. Barbxx

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  5. Jane this is such a great masculine card. I love everything about it including the congregated paper and those awesome paint cans and brushes. Such a great touch. Thanks for sharing it at the Watercooler Wednesday WWC107 Masculine Challenge.

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  6. Brilliant card - great take on the challenge. Glad the meal was good. Lynn

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  7. Spectacular and super bold take on the alphabet challenge. Love all the fun elements and texture and a great way to showcase your stash. Thanks for playing along with us at Less is More this week. Sarah

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  8. This is a great card! Lots of inspiration and creativity going on there! Thanks for joining us on Watercooler Wednesday and sharing your card with us.

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  9. Beautiful mix of textures and layers. Great painting job ;)
    Thanks for joining us at CAS Mix Up!

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  10. How clever of you to remember that old brass stencil (I have the same one and completely forgot about it!) and you used it so cleverly too Jane. A visual treat as well as full of texture - incredible work! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Less is More xx

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  11. Jane, every time I come to your blog, I smile at the banner. Never fails. Love the card! Really love the simplicity and the well-thought out elements you chose to compose it. It's perfect for our masculine challenge and also for the others into which you've shared it. Well done! Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

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  12. Great card, Jane! Love how it perfectly fits our masculine challenge. Thanks for joining us this week at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges.

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  13. Great mixture of elements! Love the way you attached the corrugated cardboard with brads. A fun and creative card! Thanks for joining us at CAS Mix Up.

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  14. I love this, Jane! Wonderful layers and still CAS! Love the stamped design and the stenciled letters! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  15. Love all the texture you've combined! Thanks for joining the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

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  16. Thank you for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday this week. Awesome card!

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  17. Great masculine card! Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.

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