Went to the crop yesterday and had a great time. They really are such a friendly bunch. I didnt get much done but did make a Mothers Day card and box for my Mum for next weekend. I used paper and card from the March Cleo Crafts kit - Prima flights of fancy - Im afraid my camera doesnt do it justice. The base of the card is Coconut cream Coredinations stamped all over with a flourish stamp layered up with gorgeous cream prima paper with writing on, Rouge Coredinations card and a strip of lovely meshy ribbony stuff which also came in the kit. The flower is made from circles of tissue paper which I inked with distress ink as it was too pale, scrunched up, opened up again and layered up and joined with a brad. I then separated out the layers and coloured the edges with a watermelon paint dabber. The word Mum was cut with a sissix alphabet, embossed with a cuttlebug embossing folder and then sanded lightly to show the core colour.
Box is made from corrugated brown card also coloured with the same paint dabber and another tissue paper flower. I may add some ribbon to finish it off.
I also covered a cook's matchbox for a matchbox embellishment swap Im joining in with my team but I wont post that just now in case the recipient sees it.
Im off to the newsagents this morning for the latest issue of Craft Stamper mag so that I can read the final part of Kate Crane's (the Kathryn Wheel) masterclass on art journalling. I have made a cover for my art journal and cut the pages but I'm not happy with the cover and may start it all again.