Wednesday, 21 August 2019

More texture in August

Hello I am back with my 2nd project as inspiration for the current "texture" challenge over at Country View. You can see all the details via this link. For this make I tried to create my texture using some "alternative" texture methods including dry embossing.
First I made 2 alcohol ink backgrounds on glossy card stock. Susan has lots of colours of the inks I use for sale on the website here

I used the first for the background and the 2nd for die cutting some stitched hearts.
I die cut a world die (an old Tim Holtz). The card had been coloured with Brushos. 
I also got out my pack of Paper Dolls and chose an image. I embossed some blue card with an old bubbles folder.
I stamped one of the sentiments for the Visible Image "Have I told you" sentiment set which Susan has on the website here
There are lots of lovely sentiments in this set and I chose the one below.
I added more texture to the bubbles by rubbing some gilding wax onto the raised areas. 
Then it was time to put together my card design.
here is is. I added some large glitter dome gems for extra texture too.
with a couple of close ups to see the textured glitter balls.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges;

Pixie's snippets playground #359
Cute card Thursday 3/3 add a quote
A bit more time to craft 3/3 anything goes
Creative fingers 3/3 anything goes
Love to craft 3/3 anything goes
Lil patch of crafting friends 2/3 anything goes

I hope I might have inspired you to take up our texture challenge for August and join us.
You can enter our challenge as many times as you like and combine with other challenges. There is also a £20 crafting voucher up for grabs to the lucky randomly selected winner to spend over on the Country View Crafts on line store. Remember that UK postage and packing is absolutely FREE! All the details for the August challenge can be found here.

 Thanks for stopping by,

Back soon,

Bye for now,

Jane x


  1. So fun to see the process Jane. I love the colours and how clever you are to layer everything up into such a pleasing end result!

  2. Beautiful ... I do love those little stitched hearts!!
    Happy Wednesday my friend, my goodness the weather is grim here today! :(
    V x

  3. Gorgeous colours Jane! The paper doll is cute too, great with the sentiment...

  4. Awesome mixed media project! Thanks for joining us and good luck with with your entry!
    Hugs, Joy
    Joyfully Stamps
    Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Owner/Coordinator

  5. Beautiful! I love the arrangement of your card, so lovely!
    Evelyn xxx

  6. Great card Jane and such fun to read how you made it - along with the helpful photos too! Super result!


    Di xx

  7. Super card - I loved the die cuts made from your own backgrounds :) We are so happy you joined us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends and hope you'll join us again soon. Good luck in the draw!
    Jen L
    Lil Patch of Crafty Friends DT

  8. Great mix media project! Thanks for joining us at LTCCB
    Tina dt


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