My Creative endevours have moved

MY NEW ART BLOG HERE I would love your company.

A New Year and a New beginning... I have created a new blog filled with old and new art. It is time for me to focus on something new. I will be leaving this blog open for inspiration and so I can look back at what I have achieved in the future but I will be adding no further content here.

Monday, 16 March 2009

ICSketches #6 and #7

Well I got my head together last night and had a fab crafting session... cor what a mess I made though!! Wanted to catch up on a few challenges but blimey you'd think someone had gone through my room with a bulldozer this morning (couldn't be bothered to tidy up when I finished... that can ALWAYS wait till another I always seem to want to use something that is in a bag... in a box... in a cupboard or drawer somewhere and I make more mess looking for it by the time I've pulled everything out than I actually do when I'm making something. Bet I'm not the only one either eh... come on own up... you all do it right :D

So anyway this is my card for this weeks ICSketch #7 followed by last weeks Sketch#6 cos I didn't manage to show it when I should've so thought I'd share them both together in this post.

On this card I used BasicGrey papers and stamp. This is one of my all time favourite stamps...just love it!! I have a confession to make though... the lace.... I think it was meant to be used for lingerie... you know Knicker elastic... but what the heck... you wouldn't have known if I didn't tell ya right. Just can't keep my big mouth shut rofl.
My cute little girly image is from Lisa's altered art and while I was struggling wif me stash I came across this crown which I got from Karen at Scrapz and I neeeeeeded to use it... little bit big for her little head but she wears it well :D
Had to add me little bits of 'bling' and a bit of ribbon with a ribbon slider to finish it off.

This is my card for last weeks sketch ... bit of tearing going on with this one, edged with felt tip pen... which I also used to colour in my image, ribbon and flowers. Honestly the humble felt tip is just sooooooo under rated AND cheap as chips :D If you buy white ribbon, and flowers you can alter them to co-ordinate with all of your other bits and pieces as quick as you like.
The papers used are from Funkyfairys papercrafts 'in with the old' I just love these colours.
The image I used was a freebie from Funkyfairies blogtrain giveaway that I grabbed a little while ago. I was sooooo patient too cutting round all of the leaves and branches... really need to get me some better glasses or some fine point scissors though cos it took me ages.
ooooooh did you see that..... more 'bliiiiing' rofl. I seem to stick it on just about everything don't I. Finally a few layered blooms and Bob's yer Uncle.... all done :D
Need a cup of coffee now after all that.... drink about a hundred cups when I'm making my bits and pieces and I'm suffering withdrawal now.... bring on the caffeine!!
ooooooh yes and before I forget to tell ya.... I'm well excited cos I've been featured on Inspirational.... yeeehaaa.... I love Inspirational :D
Chris xx


Sandy said...

Wow wow wow wow Chris you´ve made again so fantastic cards. Lovely details and gorgeous stamps. Love them.

Gez Butterworth said...

Wow Chris two proper stunners!

You might have nabbed some knicker elastic but your card is certainly not pants! It's fabby. The colours look great together. Love the shiny buckle.

Well done, with all the intricate cutting around the leaves on your 2nd card. :o) You know we loves ya bling. XX

Dawn♥ said...

OMGod Chris they are both so very lovely! My mouth is in the floor! Ding dang girl these are just....WOW! Thank you so much for joining us at ICS! :)

Dawn♥ said...

Ummmm that should say ON THE FLOOR! lol!

Marcea said...

fabulous cards sweetie - so glad you shared them both :o)
Thanks for joining us on ics

Jona Panesa said...

both cards are lovely. loved the lace on the first one and the distressing on the other one.

Kristen H said...

I love the owl card, the colors, the ribbons and the distressing. It is a gorgeous card.
You and I have a way of using what we have in very creative ways. Way to go!! ;)

Love your makes.

Fink said...

What lovely cards! Great job with both sketches!

sharon said...

one word...droolability.xx

Chriss Rollins said...

Hey that fab mo jo is with you again.

wow wow wow!!!!!

catch you later.

chriss x

Carol said...

CONGRATS on your feature!!!

These are both fab, scissors would be cheaper than glasses LOL!! - DON'T THINK YOU NEED TO REPLACE EITHER THOUGH GREAT CUTTING!!


Denise said...

Love your cards Chriss. The owls are precious! LOL I found my craft table yesterday after a tidy-up but can't find much else?!?!?!

Karen said...

Hi Chis,

These are both amazing, I just love your style and the amount of detail that you have on your cards.

Thanks for joining us this week at ICS.

Karen x

Shashi Nayagam said...

Lovely cards, I specially love the owl one so adorable.
Well I am a bit like you. Have to pull out several boxes and things while I am playing.

Anonymous said...

Oh My `gorgeous` `gorgeous` cards Chris!!!I am such a messy crafter you wouldnt believe it!!!!Yes you would actually!!!lol..
Great to see your beautiful creations my `friend`:)♥

Pearl said...

oh me ! oh my ! gorjuss details on both cards !

You're back & better than never ! lol !

your owl card is just fab with those adorable images !!!

Karen said...

hahahahahaha whats going on between those owls Chris???? Oh I just adore that card!

I love the first one as well...the bling is just perfect! Now where did I put my nicker lace??? hehe XXX

Teresa said...

These are just wonderful cards. I love those Owls the best though.