Good morning Peeps,
I have taken a break from house painting to show 2 cards I have made to join in with Mia's upcoming Birthday celebrations.
You can find Mia and her wonderful creations over at CRAFTARTISTA.
The first one is made using a butterfly cutting file. It was a bit of a pain but after changing blades it cut just fine. The backing papers are from my stash.
This 2nd one is actually a card kit I bought from CuP. It was really fiddly to put together and takes a shedload of ink because all the pieces have to be printed twice to give it the strength. Afterwards I added some glaze to the butterflies to make them shiny.
I must admit, I wasn't as in love with it after I had made it than when I first saw it and bought the printout kit :-( It will probably be the one and only time I make it !
Anyway - I am now painting inside the house. I got 3 toning colours for the lounge and expected to be finished by now, but the paint I bought is absolute shiiiiiiiiite and gives no coverage and am having to put 2 coats on each time. I mean - how can dark grey NOT cover beige in 1 coat !!????
I am sooo frustrated and pee'd off that I am NOT doing any more painting today in disgust !!!
On a brighter note - the dyeing of the leather sofas is going well. I've done the 2 seater and it looks FAB. I am only hoping that the colour is not going to all crisp up and flake off ! Well - they are old and this was a bit of a money saver and they were going to be thrown out anyway, so let's see how they behave :-)
So - I am off now to calm myself down and maybe mess around with some crafty bits and bobs - that will make me smile I am sure :-)
Thanks for popping in xx
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BOTH ARE GORGEOUS, Ike!!!!!!!!! Thank you so much for joining my birthday candy!!!!!! I wish you good luck in the draw. Hugs, my dear friend.ReplyDelete
These are gorgeous, Ike! Love all the butterflies! You have a lot going on at your house- I know it will look amazing when completed!ReplyDelete
oh its gorgeous !ReplyDelete
Both are spectacular, Ike!ReplyDelete
The one with the small butterflies is a wonderful explosion of color.🤗
Greetings from Spain.
Thank you so much for participating in my birthday candy, Ike.ReplyDelete
And congratulations! You are a winner!
Kisses, my friend.
Hermosas y con muy buen acabado las dos tarjetas !!!
Beautiful work! I love your cards, specially the first one, I'm glad I'm getting to know your blog through Mia's!ReplyDelete
Ike tu mariposa es muy bonita,ReplyDelete
Mía hace un trabajo extraordinario conectando todos nuestros blogs.
Seus cartões ficaram lindos, o primeiro é de uma delicadeza incrível. Adorei! BeijosReplyDelete
Unas tarjetas hermosas, preciosas eres muy talentosa!!ReplyDelete
Besotes y feliz semana!!
Preciosas tarjetas llenas de mariposas bonitas.ReplyDelete
Ha sido un placer conocerte gracias a este bonito reto, me quedo por aquí para seguir disfrutando de tus trabajos.
Me encanta tu tarjeta, es preciosa, me encanta el estilo que le has dado a la primera, pero la segunda es lo más bonito que he visto, me encantan las mariposas, como parece que saltan y revolotean y esta llena de vida. Besos!ReplyDelete
Love your beautiful creation. Thanks for your kind comment on my blog! ValerieReplyDelete
Te quedaron unas tarjetas preciosas, yo he disfrutado mucho con esta sorpresa.ReplyDelete
Besos desde España
Πάρα πολύ ωραίες πεταλούδες.ReplyDelete
Φιλάκια από την Ελλάδα
Πολύ ωραίες πεταλούδες. Μου αρέσουν.ReplyDelete
Φιλιά από Ελλάδα!
I loved your two cards. The second although a lot of ink is spent I think it has been spectacular.
I hope that the anger of the painting will soon pass and that you can cover the beige color quickly and well.
I stay as a follower.
Kisses and happy weekend!
Both cards are amazing!!!! The first one is so delicate and lovely, and the other one is full of colour. Besitos...ReplyDelete