Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Valentines Card - Bloobel Stamps

So it was valentines day yesterday!  Hope you all got what you deserved from your dear one.

Here is the card I made for my darling wife, featuring "Cute Cupid" from Bloobel Stamps and the Crafter's Companion Birthday Party Paper Pad.
       
Valentines card by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter, featuring Cute Cupid by Bloobel Stamps.
                                         
MATERIALS LIST:
       
DIGITAL STAMP
"Cute Cupid" by Bloobel Stamps
(Printed onto Neenah Solar White Card and coloured with Spectrum Noir Markers, colour list below)
            
MEDIUMS & ADHESIVES
Distress Ink - Mustard Seed*
Distress Ink - Faded Jeans*
       
PAPER & CARD
Sara Davies - Birthday Party Collection - 6x6 Paper Pad
Sara Davies - Birthday Party Collection 12x12 Paper Pad
Neenah Classic Crest - Solar White Cardstock
8x8 Card Blank
         
DIES
Diamond Press - Nested Dies Hearts
Diamond Press - Happy Day for You
Diamond Press Machine
        
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 SPECTRUM NOIR - COLOUR LIST:
BUY SPECTRUM NOIR MARKERS HERE
               
SKIN
TN3,TN2, FS4, FS1, FS2, CR1, CR2
         
HAIR
GY4, GY2, GY1
           
EYES
TB3, TB2
IG10, IG5
IG2, IG1, Blender
         
LIPS
CR1, PP1
           
SANDALS
MB4, MB3, GB6
     
CLOTHES
BG3, TB4, TB3, TB2, TB1
   
BOW
MB4, MB3, GB6
EB1, GB8, GB6
         
ARROW / HEARTS
BP7, BP6, DR4, CR7
     
HALO
IG5, IG2


            
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Links you need to know 
            

                          
BLOOBEL STAMPS - SHOP! Bloobel Stamps - Facebook Page
Facebook group for sharing your Bloobel creations!
                                        
Crafter's Companion - SHOP
     
FACEBOOK GROUP for sharing your Crafter's Companion Creations!
       
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Thank you as always for popping by.
    
xxSAMxx
   

Saturday, 11 February 2017

SPACE... the final frontier (an Illustrations by T framed layout)

Today I'd like to share a project featuring the digital stamp 
"Searching Assteroids" by Illustrations by T

Combining Spectrum Noir alcohol markers in the coloured image with Brushos, Distress Ink, white pen, and even die cut letters, I had great fun!
       
Star Trek inspired art by Sam Lewis featuring Illustrations by T, Spectrum Noir and Brushos
                        
I used the following materials:
Star Trek inspired art by Sam Lewis featuring Illustrations by T, Spectrum Noir and Brushos

  
SPECTRUM NOIR - COLOUR LIST:
                 
SKIN
TN3, TN2, CR1, CR3, FS4, FS1, FS2

HAIR
EB8, TN8, TN7, TN5, TN2

EYES
EB3, GB9, GB7, GB3

LIPS
CR7, CR6, CR1
         
DRESS
TB8, TB4, TB3, TB2, TB1
GB9, GB7, GB3
True Black, IG10
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by
       
xxSAMxx

Friday, 10 February 2017

MDF Recipe Box

Today I'd like to share a project using the Sheena Douglass "Home Life"collection alongside the 12x12 "English Country Garden" paper pad from the Sara Davies Signature Collection.

Joined together with this MDF box from Daisy's Jewels & Crafts, it made the perfect solution for storing your favourite recipes on 6x4 Index Cards.
    
         
       
I used the following materials:
      
STAMPS / DIES
Sheena Douglass - Home Life - "In a Pickle" Stamps 
Sheena Douglass - Home Life - "In a Pickle" Die Set
Sheena Douglass - Home Life - "Sown With Love" Stamps
Sheena Douglass - Home Life - "My Cup of Tea" Stamps 
Sentimentals Alphabet Stamps 

PAPER / CARD
Sara Davies - English Country Garden - 12x12 Paper Pad Sheena Douglass - White Stamping Card 

MEDIUMS & ADHESIVES
Distress Ink - Gathered Twigs Distress Ink - Spun Sugar
Distress Ink - Worn Lipstick
Distress Ink - Faded Jeans
Distress Ink - Mowed Lawn
Distress Ink - Pumice Stone
Archival Ink - Coffee Archival Ink - Jet Black
Archival Ink - Leaf Green
Collall Tacky Glue 
Mod Podge Matte 

All products above available from CRAFTER'S COMPANION .

OTHER MATERIALS
MDF Box with Dividers from Daisy's Jewels & Crafts
Antique Box Lock
Creative Expressions Chalk Paint
Ribbon

     
   
Links you need to know 
         
   
Thank you as always for popping by
       
xxSAMxx

Monday, 6 February 2017

Spectrum Noir Aquatints!

Today I'd like to share a project using Sheena Douglass's Time Traveller collection and Spectrum Noir Aquatints.
                   
I've just got my hands on the Aquatints and, wow!
                                                            
                   
I used the following materials:
                    
STAMPS
Sheena Douglass Time Traveller collection - Geared Up stamp set
             
DIE
Sheena Douglass Time Traveller collection - Time Traveller die set
                   
PAPER / CARD
Sheena Douglass - White Stamping Card
Crafter's Companion Matt Black Cardstock
                   
MEDIUMS & ADHESIVES
Spectrum Noir AquaTint Inks - Beautifully Grunge (colours 58, 16, 43)
Pebeo Studio Acrylics - White Gesso
Archival Ink pad - Jet Black
                       
All products above available from 
CRAFTER'S COMPANION
                           
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Thank you as always for popping by
            
xxSAMxx

Saturday, 4 February 2017

AQUATINT BACKGROUND TUTORIAL

Today I'd like to share a step by step TUTORIAL with you!
              
To see how I made this card, gather the supplies below, then head over to the Crafter's Companion Blog HERE
                         
Spectrum Noir Aquatint Tutorial by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.
                                   
I used the following materials:
      
INKS/MEDIUMS
Spectrum Noir Aquatints - Beautifully Grunge Set
               
PAPER/CARD
Sheena Douglass White Stamping Card
Crafter's Companion Watercolour Card
8x8 Card Blank

DIES
Signature Collection by Sara Davies - English Country Garden "Flutter Away" Die
            
STAMPS
Signature Collection by Sara Davies - English Country Garden - Beautiful Leaves
              
ADHESIVES
Foam Tape
Collall All-Purpose Glue
              
All products above available from CRAFTER'S COMPANION .

OTHER MATERIALS
Black Pen
          
                     
Thank you as always for popping by
       
xxSAMxx