26 June 2015

O M G...............It's Not A Card

Hey there Happy Crafters
My my have I had a busy week, so much so that I missed one of my favourite challenges at Left Of Center :-( 
But now that my little project is finally finished, I guess that means I'll be the first person to enter this week............every cloud and all that :-)
As the title suggests my project actually isn't a card, I couldn't believe it myself to be honest as I LUURV making cards.  But I had a moment of inspiration and just went with it (I'm secretly impressed with myself).
So what I have made is a door hanger thingy...........I know some crafters may think "that's so yesterday", but it was a first for me, I REALLY enjoyed making it and I think it's broadened my horizons a wee bit to do new things.
The shape itself was cut out of mount board, then I used that as a template to cut out the backing paper.  The paper was distressed around the edges and I randomly stamped the cobweb design with Tim Holtz Black Soot ink pad.  Then all the inked areas were embossed with a clear fine embossing powder.
The image I've chosen for this project is The Harvester from The Goblyn Workshop.  He was coloured with my fab promarkers and flexmarkers :- Burnt Sienna, Cappuccino, Sandstone, Champagne, Pesto, Marsh Green, Apple Cider, Cool Greys and Blue Greys.
Randomly splattered around the edge is some fab Aged Black Frantage.  This stuff is great but really tricky to heat emboss without it flying everywhere...........always a challenge.  I tried to capture the detail as best I could in the pictures.
Lastly the letters were die cut twice, in black and white then stuck together, just so that they wouldn't get lost in the background.  Ta work here is done.
Off I now go to Left Of Center for this weeks challenge "Ink It Up", and dare I say I may even stretch myself to Dream In Darkness And Forever Dark 2.
Thanks for dropping by and come back soon xx


  1. What a fabulous image and love the embossed details - this would most certainly keep me out of the room, lol. Thank you for playing Dream in Darkness second challenge.

  2. Wonderful image, love the Harvester! Great coloring and yummy texture! So happy to see you try something other than a card! Thanks so much for your support and for playing at Dream in Darkness!!~CT kim

  3. Thank you ladies, you're so very kind :-D x

  4. Brilliant door hanger. Thank you for playing along with the Forever Dark Challenge blog

  5. I think this door hanger thingy is perfect! Not so yesterday at all! I think when we try something new it does make us feel good! The image is awesome and colored fabulously! Thanks for playing with us at Dream in Darkness this month again! ~Nan, CT~

  6. I don't know why, but my naughty mind somehow focussed on the groin area - and the "Keep Out" command had me chuckling :)

  7. Great image and really effective background - thanks for joining us at LOC, good luck and hope to see you again xx

  8. Wonderful door hanger, your coloring is amazing! Thanks for joining us at LOC.