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Friday, 31 October 2014

Diecut Divas October Spring Colours

We are coming to the end of October, and I don't know where this month has gone not to mention where the year is going also. It does mean you get to see one more card with a change of season theme from me for Diecut Divas. After seeing this gorgeous fairy from crafty sentiments, she just screamed spring to me so that is what I did.


Diecut Divas, Craftiy sentiments scilla fairy, distress ink spun sugar., spellbinders lavel 5, impression obsession layered floral set, gina k designs ribbon, fiskars border punch, wink of stella pen, kindy glitz,

Diecut Divas, Craftiy sentiments scilla fairy, distress ink spun sugar., spellbinders lavel 5, impression obsession layered floral set, gina k designs ribbon, fiskars border punch, wink of stella pen, kindy glitz,

Diecut Divas, Craftiy sentiments scilla fairy, distress ink spun sugar., spellbinders lavel 5, impression obsession layered floral set, gina k designs ribbon, fiskars border punch, wink of stella pen, kindy glitz,

Card Tip:

To create this card I used a standard A5 card base, scored and folded it in half then scored and folded the front in half again. I then worked out where I wanted my ribbon to go, and glued that in place before sticking down the folded section.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: White card stock from stash
Papers: Kaisercraft magic happens 6x6 paper pad, plain pink paper from  stash
Ink: Distress Ink spun sugar.
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E21 + RV32
               Hair: E23+E25+E29
               Dress and Shoes: V01+V12+V15
               Flowers: R81+R83+R85+YG03
               Wings:RV02+RV04+RV06 
Dies: Spellbinders label 5, Impression Obsession layered floral set.
Other: assorted purple gems, Gina K Designs pink organza ribbon, Bow Easy for the bow, Fiskars upper crest border punch, wink of stella clear pen, pink kindy glitz.


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Monday, 27 October 2014

Outlawz CAS Going to the Pumpkin Patch

So its time for another Outlawz Sunday CAS challenge and this week it is "Going to the Pumpkin Patch, just include a pumpkin of any kind on your project. I saw this MoonFlower digital stamp and thought it would be perfect for this.
This is my last guest designer card for the Outlawz CAS team and I have loved every minute of it, hopefully they will ask me to guest design again in the future but for now here is my card.

House of Borowski, moonflower Gina pumpkin, kasazz, elizabeth craft design, tonic punch

House of Borowski, moonflower Gina pumpkin, kasazz, elizabeth craft design, tonic punch

And of course there is still time to participate in Outlawz Party Week


Card Tip:

I am no copic expert but I liked the look of curly hair I achieved just by doing squiggles instead of colouring or flicks.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: Kasazz carrot A5 card base, black card stock from stash, Kasazz cricket card stock for the ribbon and purple card stock from my stash for the other ribbon.
Stamps:
Moon Flower Digistamps Gina Pumpkin
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E13
               Hair: E31+E33+E35+E37 
               Pumpkin + Pumpkin Hat: YR02+YR04+YR04 +Y15
               Dress + Tights: V15+V17+YG03+YG06
               Shoes: YG03+TG06+E55 
Dies and Punches: Elizabeth Craft Alison Ribbons, Tonic ticket and tag corner punch.
Other: gems, wink of stella glitter pen.


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Monday, 20 October 2014

Fitztown Use Vellum

Its time for a new challenge over at Fitztown and this time it is use vellum. so I decided what better way to use vellum then a really cool frame. I created this card for my little sister's birthday, so you know what that means, it has to be a twisted easel card.


House of Borowski, Fitztown Fae 38, kaisercraft magic happens, spellbinders, Lil'Inker bow die mini, impression obsession

House of Borowski, Fitztown Fae 38, kaisercraft magic happens, spellbinders, Lil'Inker bow die mini, impression obsession

House of Borowski, Fitztown Fae 38, kaisercraft magic happens, spellbinders, Lil'Inker bow die mini, impression obsession

Card Tip:

If you are posting a card and need less bulk, try a paper ribbon and bow, gives you the look of a ribbon but will still fold flat for postage.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: 
12 x 12 glitter pink card stock 
Papers:
Kaisercraft magic happens 6"x6" paper pad.
Stamps:
Fitztown Fae 38, JustRite celebration sentiments.
Ink:
Versafine black onyx.
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E13+E04
               Hair: E23+E25+E29 
               Dress: V01+V12+V15+V17
               Wings: R81+R83+R85 
               Seat: BG000+BG01+BG05         
Dies:
Spellbinders lattice rectangles, Lil'Inker Designs bow die-mini,Impression Obsession bunch of blossoms.
Other:
Wink of Stella clear gltter pen, Fiskars apron lace border punch, assorted pink gems.


Challenge List:

Outlawz CAS bubble, bubble, toil and trouble

With a title like that you would think that the Outlawz CAS challenge this week would be all about Witches and their spells but no, it is something you can cook or stir, so I have gone for  a cup of tea.

House of Borowski, Afternoon Tea

House of Borowski, Afternoon Tea Set

Card Tip:

I have used pattern paper from my stash but to make it even easier to match pattern paper, use it from the one pack.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock:
Cream card stock for standard card base, top fold.
Papers:
Assorted pattern paper from my stash.
Stamps:
Afternoon Tea Set
Ink:
Memento Tuxedo black ink, the saucers and handles were coloured in with Derwent inktense pencils.
Other: blue gems.



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Perfectly Rustics Witch.

So its time for a brand new challenge over at Perfectly Rustics and this fortnight we are talking about Holidays, so I have decided to do a Halloween card with this gorgeous witch from Simply B Stamps.


House of Borowski,Simply B Stamps Betty Boo-doir Witchy Mrs Boo, Distress inks, spellbinders classic oval

House of Borowski,Simply B Stamps Betty Boo-doir Witchy Mrs Boo, Distress inks, spellbinders classic oval

House of Borowski,Simply B Stamps Betty Boo-doir Witchy Mrs Boo, Distress inks, spellbinders classic oval

Card Tip:

Don't be afraid to mix different distress inks together, you come out with some surprising results.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: 
Black standard card base, white card stock for background from stash, cream card stock from stash, silver mirror card for stars.
Stamps:
Simply B Stamps Betty Boo-doir Witchy Mrs Boo 
Ink:
Distress Ink chipped sapphire, dusty concord, vintage photo, seedless preserves for around sentiment.
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E13+R20
               Lips: R85
               Hair: E29+E59+E57 
               Eye: YG06+V06
               Broom: E35+E55+E23
               Hat: V01+V04+V06+V09 
               Dress: V01+V06+V09
               Stockings: V01+V04,YGO3+YGO6 
               Shoes: C7+C5+ E55 
               Bottle: YG03+YG06+YG09+G14
               Skull: C1+colourless blender + gold pen.
Dies:
Spellbinders classic oval.
Other: 
Star punch, silver ribbon,Tattered Angels pearl glimmer mist.



Challenge List:

Outlawz Tuesday Colour Challenge - purple, green, blue

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Diecut Divas Seasonal Change

For the month of October over at the Diecut Divas we are talking about Seasonal Change, whether that is Autumn or Spring depending on which side of the world you are from.
When I saw Crafty Sentiments Toby Heart Balloon I could just image this kite flying on a windy Autumn day, so that was my inspiration for this card.


House of Borowski, Crafty Sentiments Toby Heart Balloon, spellbinders, amyrstamps.sam waters

House of Borowski, Crafty Sentiments Toby Heart Balloon, spellbinders, amyrstamps.sam waters

House of Borowski, Crafty Sentiments Toby Heart Balloon, spellbinders, amyrstamps.sam waters

Card Tip:

If your image is a odd shape or you can't fit it all within a die you want to use, than don't. Do as I have done and place aspects of the image outside the die cut,creating an instant embellishment.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock:
white card stock from stash making a 5"x 5" square card base, glitter red card stock from stash, DCWR brown cardstock.
Papers:
Samantha Walker harvest moon basics digital paper (available at Snap Click Supply.)
Stamps: Crafty Sentiments Toby Heart Balloon, AmyRStamps its your birthday.
Ink:
Memento rich cocoa, Distress Ink tea dye.
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E11+E02+RV32+R85
               Hair: E33+E35+E37+E29
               Jacket: E55+E31+E33
               Shirt: E31+YG03+YG63
               Pants: E33+E35+E37
               Shoes: E55 
               Heart: R24+R27+R29+E57+E59
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities, classic ovals small, lacy oval, grommet tags.
Other: Kaisercraft organza ribbon, brown gems, Kasazz copper brads and embellishments.


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Monday, 13 October 2014

Outlawz and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Well its time for another CAS challenge over on the Outlawz Challenge blog and this week in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness month (Australia and South Africa just to name a few countries) we want your CAS breast cancer survivor card. When I saw the ColourQ challenge this week I thought it was a perfect fit, so here is my guest designer card for this week.


House of Borowski, Cuttlebug Typewriter


Card Tip:

When adhering your die cut letters to your cards, remember to work backwards and adhere the last letter first, this way you wont run out of space.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: Quill A5 black card base, hot pink card stock from stash.
Papers: Grant Archival silver 12x12 paper.
Dies: Cuttlebug Typewritter.
Other: Pale Pink Ribbon from stash.


Challenge List:


Friday, 10 October 2014

Fitztown Halloween

Although here in Australia we don't celebrate Halloween, well I don't, that doesn't mean I don't love all the Halloween images, especially the witches, they are my favorite.  So here is my inspiration piece for Fitztown's Halloween Challenge.


House of Borowski, Halloween 15,


Card Tip:

I have added the Distress Ink mowed lawn on the edges of my sentiment banner to not only coordinate it with my colour scheme but soften the edges.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: White standard card base, DCWR light green and dark green card stock, white card stock from stash for sentiment.
Ink: Distress Ink mowed lawn.
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E21
               Hair: E23+E25+E29 
               Hat & Dress: BG49+BG13+BG15
               Cauldron: C3+C5+C9 
               Pot: Bic Marker Black
               Ingredients: YGO3+YG06 
Dies: MPress ornate square
Other: Homemade enamel dots, Kaisercraft  grosgrain  green ribbon.

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Monday, 6 October 2014

Outlawz CAS Challenge Guest Designer

I have been asked to be a guest designer over at the Outlawz Sunday CAS challenge, and how could I possibly say no to that. So the new challenge this week is create a fall colours CAS Wedding card,  so here is my interpretation. 


House of Borowski, justrite, impression obsession layered floral set, spellbinders label 8, judikins,

House of Borowski, justrite, impression obsession layered floral set, spellbinders label 8, judikins,

Card Tip:

I have used a Versamark Pen to colour in the icing areas and embossed them with Judikins clear sparkling embossing powder. the pen allows you to put ink only where you want it.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: standard 5"x 7" white card base. Varied DCWR card stock for flowers.
Stamps: HelloColoring Wedding Cake coloring page, JustRite celebration sentiments stamp set
Ink: Memento rich cocoa, Versamark pen, Distress Ink mustard seed.
Markers: Plate: E35 
Dies: Impression Obsession layered floral set, Spellbinders label 8.
Other: Judikins clear sparkling embossing powder, assorted coloured gems.

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Perfectly Rustic Colour Combo


So its time for a new challenge over at Perfectly Rustic and this time its a colour challenge. Ever since I saw this Papertrey Ink die and stamp set I have wanted to use it, and I thought this was the perfect opportunity. So with that in mind I have done a very simple get well card for my Nana. 


House of Borowski, Papertrey ink life is beautiful stamp and die.

House of Borowski, Papertrey ink life is beautiful stamp and die.

Card Tip:

I have die cut the butterflies twice, one in the green and one in the espresso. I then adhered the green butterfly on top of the brown butterfly but slightly to the side which gives a shadow effect.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: craft A5 card base, espresso card stock and glitter green card stock from stash.
Stamps: Papertrey Ink life is beautiful stamp set
Ink: Memento rich cocoa
Dies: Papertrey Ink life is beautiful die set
Other:green gems


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Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Diecut Divas - Seasonal Change Spring/Autumn

Over at Diecut Divas it is time for another monthly challenge, so for the month of October the theme is Seasonal Change, whether that means Autumn or whether like me that means Spring. So for my card I went spring all the way.

House of Borowski, Craftiy sentiments tess summer fun, Copics, couture creations, impression obsession, fiskairs apron lace border punch,

Card Tip:

You don't always have to use a stamp as is, especially a sentiment stamp, you can cut the words apart or like I have done in the card above, stamp the stamp then cut away anything you don't need.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock:
Green A5 Card base, matching green card stock from stash, pink and yellow vellum from stash.
Papers:
DCWR citrus stack.
Stamps:
Crafty Sentiments Tess Summer FunPapertrey Ink doodle-do stamp set for sentiment
Ink:
Versamark Ink, Alison Ellison fine detail white embossing powder.
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E21+E11
               Hair: E31+E33+E35+E37+E29 
               Dress:V01+V12+V15+V17
               Shoes + Headband: V12+V15+V17
              Flowers:R81+R83+R85, B21+B24,Y15+Y17, 
              BG000+BG01+BG05,V01+V12+V15,R24+R27
              Leaves: YG03+YG06+YG09

Dies:
Impression Obsession DIE148-L, Spellbinders petite scalloped circle large.
Other:
Fiskars apron lace border punch, gems in pink and yellow, blue ribbon, wink of stella clear pen.


Challenge List: