Hi there everyone! Sooo sorry I’ve been soo silent, I am quite sure there are less hours in a day or maybe it me going slower!? 😉 I’m popping into share my Two-fer, Snippets and NBUS with Simon Says “hugs”! Okay, multi-tasking is the go!Firstly my Twofers, which I will share all about below!My desk earlier... I’m sharing this picture to show you what I made my card topper from - a frozen meal packet.. a real snippet! It’s lovely and white, excellent for watercolour, so I used a brusho background, Cobalt, Sandstone and Yellow, then added the lovely Paper Roses Gumleaf stencil first used back here! All details there.
I wanted to use gilding flakes with this stencil but flitter glue is not easy to remove so didn’t want to use it. (Have made masks or stencils before with dies and thrown them away- see here). Anyway decided to try Cosmic gold stencil paste and then lay gold leaf loosely over it. When dried overnight brushed it off, and burnished it with my finger as stray bits stick even with brush.
My offering for TWO-FER “Leaves” challenge (see here), .. t’other card, is similar to one one done on linked post above, in different colours. Used DI Antique Linen at top, under the SU French script, white heat embossed background.. rest were Gansai Tambai watercolour in blues. Used rough hot pressed water colour pad, which you’re not supposed to use with stamping.Mm, think some rules are made to broken and yes, has LOTS OF texture but still works well, just need to be careful with plenty of anti static powder, inky plus stamp, don’t rush your stamping, press really well and take your time. Had no multiple stamping as it is a wooden stamp. Used Distress oxides in blue on gum blossoms stencil.
Now to the Aussie photos, here are some kookaburras..Three in our yard in deciduous frangipani, and one when was out walking..
Thanks so much for popping over, dear ones, especially if you pop over to say hi. I'm sorry, still struggling to comment , do often visit folks, but on mobile comments often difficult. This post is done in mobile device too.
Loads of thanks and gentle prayer hugs.
Especially praying the Lord will watch over all of you, and keep you and those you love safe,
Shaz in Oz.x
Thought of the Day:
blessed is the man that trusteth in Him” Psalm 34:8
If we but look - we can see the finger of God in the beautiful handiwork of creation, in a bird, a flower or even clouds (which I love), they can all hold you breathless, at their beauty.
How can one look at the rapidly changing sky, see the power and beauty of the ocean or the trees and doubt there is a hand that created it??
And this wonderful Creator God wants us to have a personal relationship with Him, through His Son Jesus’ death on the cross of Calvary for my sin, yours and the sins of the whole world.
This gift of salvation is not ours till we take it by faith, believing.
What treasure we then have! A home in heaven .. by faith in Jesus.
Indeed “TASTE and see that the LORD is good, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.”
Linking up with the following challenge:
1.https://mynbus.blogspot.com/2021/04/nbus-challenge-25.html gilding flakes card.
2. Word art Wednesday Anything goes! http://wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/
3. Twofer challenge with Gumblossom stencil
4 Snippets playground. Gilding flakes card. http://pixiescraftyworkshop.blogspot.com/2021/04/pixies-snippets-playground-challenge-401.html
5. Simon says Wednesday challenge - Sending Hugs .. gilding flake card with hugs on it! https://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/simon-says-sending-hugs/
6. We love Chocolate Baroque - Sprintime inspiration - Gumblossom card with stamped ink resist.