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Stamping Through The Night!!!

Posted by manicstamper on May 20, 2007

Couldn’t sleep last night so I made three cards for the third challenge of The Big Challenge over at Crafts by Carolyn forum. It had to be three men’s cards so I started off with the fishing card using my favourite set of stamps from Rubbadubbadoo. I seem to be having a bit of a thing for my Adirondacks at the minute so the background is Stonewashed, Lettuce and Denim rubbed on with cotton wool. The birds have been stamped in Moonlight White Brilliance and then on the circles I added accents with a white gel pen…….another current favourite.
For the motorbike card I used a spotty background stamp and a paisley background stamp both Stamp n’Stor by Sunday International. The spotty one is coloured with Red Pepper and Cranberry Adirondack and the paisley has been chalked with black chalk around the edges.
The motorike is by Clarity Stamps and has been stamped in Stazon and then coloured over with the Red Pepper and Cranberry ink. The chain has been secured with brads.
For the VW card I first coloured some pieces of card using Ancient Page in Palm Leaf, Redwood and Light Brown and then stamped in Onyx Black Versafine.
The stamp is Anita’s.
I do love doing these challenges and wish I had the time to do all the ones posted every week.
Off to see what the next challenge on the list is and see if I can squeeze a bit of time to do it. I should really be sorting out cards for workshops but you never know……some of what I do could be workshop cards if I use the right stamps.
Catch you later


9 Responses to “Stamping Through The Night!!!”

  1. Carolyn said

    we never meant for you to stay up all night – what are you like!

    Glad you are having fun….

    Great card – I love the first fishing one

  2. Rhi said

    Great men’ cards Sheila, I love the camper van one especially, fantastic!

  3. Wendy - Anntaurus said

    Three great men’s cards – I like the bike card – nice stamp.

  4. Gillian Hamilton said

    Oh I love these Sheila… love the van card..but they are all brilliant Male cards! fab work hun..

  5. Maggie Ann said

    I love your fisherman card! It just catchs a misty morning perfectly….beautiful work.

  6. Anonymous said

    Great cards, Sheila – As always. xxx Ali.

  7. Anonymous said

    I’m in love with the fishing card Sheila – hehehe! But I love the way you use your inks to colour… keep sharing, you inspire me!

    Rosie xx

  8. ink'n'rubba said

    I recognise that fisherman stamp! You have given me a nudge to get him out again and play .. .. Are you managing to get a nap today?

  9. Steph said

    I really like the fishing card. The birds in the background are an awesome touch!

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