Wednesday, 12 May 2010

In between Migraines

I've had a bout of frequent & severe migraines lately which has reduced the amount of crafting I've been able to enjoy. In between migraines though, I have made this wallet card using some wonderful Inkadinkado clear stamps.

I bought some templates & silkies at the Bath & West show & tried them out on this card. The backing paper has diamonds on it, which add extra interest where they are visible through the areas where I sponged blue onto the paper through the swirls template. This seemed to match perfectly the atmosphere I wanted for this card & it's seaside theme.
I then stippled Distress Inks onto a piece of card, before stamping the lighthouse image onto the area I had masked off,  then glazed the white masked off area. I added the seagull/sentiment stamp to balance the card.

                             This is the inside of the wallet - I wanted to add interest inside, but 
                             wanted to keep it quite simple, so opted not to colour it.
                             tfl & for any comments you may care to leave.


kay said...

noreen,its gorgeous,fab stamps,do hope you are feeling better,x

Vixx handmade cards said...

Hi Noreen!
Fabulous card!!, love the image and gorgeous colour!!. The punch I use on my flowers is a nellie snellen leaf punch (bought from EBAY!!)
Hope you feel better soon, love Vicky xx

WILLIE...! said...

Lovely card Noreen, lovely colour......
Does it come in Pink?
Hope your better soon, keep taking the tablets. :0) x.

angie babe said...

Wow, Noreen, this card is fab!
those silkies look great! lol xx