Thursday, August 11, 2011

Poppies & Gladioli

The Daring Cardmakers dare this week is the birth flowers for the month of August – poppies & gladioli. Here’s my card:

Poppies

The paper is from a country diary paper pack and I cut the poppy centres out on Robo Cop. I’m pretty pleased with it but I have no idea how I’m gonna package it!!

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Up, Up & Away…

I've been visiting the Case Study blog lately and I have come to the conclusion that its concept is pretty much what I do! I trawl the internet stumbling across other fantastic crafters and their wonderful talent that I just need to copy! On this occasion I found the talented Jennifer Rzasa (a finalist of Gallery Idol) and this shining example:
jenniferrzazaballoon
And this is my attempt:
Balloon
I didn’t have access to the embroidery floss that Jennifer used so I pilfered some nylon cord and dyed it with alcohol inks. The shapes were cut out by Robo Cop – do you think it needs strings drawing on?