Wednesday, April 4

Ticking Over

The spring cleaning is going a pace during the day and I am still managing to keep the crafts ticking over in the evening.  It's a welcome break and I look forward to it after my day of housework and trying to convince children that they really don't need a box of broken pencils and the packaging from their Christmas toys!

I've a card to share today.  Again I have made it from a piece of left over card from my Tim Holtz style experiments.  I swept it over the craft mat after I had finished to mop up the spare Distress Stains.
It's then been inked a bit more with some Distress Ink especially Wild Honey to brighten it up a bit. The stamps used are from Tim Holtz, Paperartsy, Pink Paislee and MME.  There's a little bit of gold rub around the edge and then I mounted it on a card covered with map paper from Pink Paislee's London Market.
The little taxi cab stamp was free from Simply Homemade magazine, it's coloured with Distress Inks and has had some Rock Candy Distress Stickles added before I popped it on the the card with 3d foam.
Challenges:  
Sunday Stamper #199 - Transport
Let's Ink It Up #22 - Distressing
Scrapbook Sisters #78 - Dads birthday/men
Simon Says - Use your favourite tool (Inkssentials Ink Blending Tool, it's become one of my essentials)

** Kate ** 

12 comments:

Elaine said...

This is lovely Kate Well done , love the postcard piece Hugs Elaine

Brigitte said...

WOW Kate!!! I love all of your Tim Holtz experiments!!! This card is just AMAZING!!! Hugs, Brigitte

Elaine said...

Great map card - love your taxi cab with the flourish and stickles!!

Hels Sheridan said...

Fab fab fab... yes, throw away the children's old toys ... and make room for your stash !! ROFL Now, when you are done with your springcleaning you can always come and do mine if you fancy more...erm... cleaning lol Thanks for joining in with the Sunday STamper.. LOVE that Taxi BTW... coooool!!

Rita said...

What a great card. Love all the inkyness you've spread lovingly around it too. Have a lovely Easter. Hugs Rita xx

Lisa-Jane said...

This has turned our really well! I think the colours are perfect.

SuzanneK said...

Fantastic card, love the distressing. Thanks for sharing with us at LIIU this month, good luck. Hugz Suzanne

Maria said...

This is gorgeous, I love all those colours in the postcard. Thanks for joining in with LIIU, and good luck.

Maria x

SnowflakeDreams1 said...

Wonderful card. Love the antgique look. Thank you for sharing and joining in at LIIU. Hugs, Velma

cats whiskers said...

So love this grunge look something I would love to be able to do, thanks for joinings us at Simon Says Stamp Challenge this week
Hugs
Jacs xx

New Nanny said...

Lovely card kate. Thank you for entering the Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge. Hugs xx

Susan Hogan said...

I love the taxi cab, and isn't it satisfying to be able to use up all the bits around! Thanks for joining us a LIIU this month for our Distressing Challenge!