Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Challenge #4 ~ Things With Wings

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Welcome to The Cupboard Trilogy
Some exciting changes have taken place to the challenges starting this month, you can read all about them HERE

The prize winner this month is No 11 chosen by Random.org
Congratulations to Sue W. please email me Here to claim your prize

This months DT Top Pix badge goes to Daniele
Please grab your badges ladies to wear on your blogs
Cupboard News
This month we say goodbye to Erin Fairclough & hello to the talented Karen Curd. Also, Lyn Clarke will be staying with us, so look out for some of their designs later in the month.
 Challenge #4

Think fairies, butterflies, bumblebees, aeroplanes, sycamore seeds or mythical beasts. Basically, if it has wings  it will work for this challenge. Everything else is your choice!
As always have fun & enjoy x

Here's this months prize
Cute little stamp set by Prima
Good Luck***************
Now let's see what the design team have done this month.
Created by Kat
Created by Tracy
Created by Caro
Created by Erin
Created by Barbara
Created by Zoe
Created by Stella
Scrapbook Layouts

Created by Leigh
Created by Liz
Created by Joy
Created by Mags
Created by Sally
Created by Lesley
Created by Ju
Created by Joan
Anything Else
Created by Cara
Our Guest Designer this month is the lovely Lyn Clarke
she has made this fantastic card for us to showcase. We just love the colours Lyn has chosen for the card, it reminds me of those raspberry ruffles chocolates, that you used to see in the pick n mix sweetie stand.

As always thank you for joining us with our challenge again this month, both myself & the DT hope that you enjoy the theme as much as we did. We would very much appreciate you visiting the DT blogs, where you can see how this months projects were made & the stories behind them.
Closes at 6pm GMT 29th October

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Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Things with Wings


Things with Wings, a set on Flickr.

Todays Inspiration For 'Things with Wings' .....

.... Is brought to you by Zoe, who has been playing with her inks, embossing folders & die cut, to create texture & interest to her wonderful tag.
I love that cute little bird which even has a tiny feather on it's wing.

Thanks for stopping by & remember there are still 2 weeks to enter this months challenge.

Monday, 15 October 2012

Video Tutorial by Stella ...

Stella shows you how to create this lovely card using inking techniques
You will need cardstock, acetate, various rubber stamps & ink for this project

We would love for you to try this technique, it doesn't need to be themed.
If you do please leave us a link to your own take on this & we will visit your blog for a look.
Anyone that takes part will be offered a guest spot on our DT for future challenges.

Monday, 8 October 2012

DT Inspiration Today...

...Is brought to you from Julia aka Ju, she created this fantastic LO using a photo that she took during a walk along the river bank at dusk of a majestic swan. I love how the last of the day's light has touched the swan's neck & added the hint of colour.

Ju, chose to scrapbook in size A4 [8.5x11] for this project & here is how she put it together. She used a light peice of cardstock for the base, then taking a sheet of printable acetate & spraying it with some black Cosmic Shimmer Mist, she chose some random rubber stamps to remove some of the excess ink while at the same time leaving subtle images. When dry, she stuck the acetate to the cardstock  & added the photograph, to which she had added journaling around the edge. Added some black & white glitter strips to break up the background  to complete the finished page.

Please take a minute to visit Julia's blog, where you will find some lovely projects to inspire you
Thank you Ju for another great page!