27 February 2013

Bombshell Hump Day HOP!- February!

It's the last Wednesday of February which can mean only one thing it's time for the HUMP DAY BLOG HOP!!!
This month Alison has come up with a theme to see of the winter blues!

"Greetings! If you would like to play along with the Bombshells February Hump Day Hop, you have found the right place! This month, the theme is "Some Like it HOT!" Figured after last month's "cold" theme, "hot" would be a good challenge to go with. "

Here's my project:

I used Wild Horses and coloured him with Spectrum Noir pens DR2, DR4, DR5, DR6, DR7, OR2
I created a background on a manilla tag with Distress Inks squidged onto the tag and blended with water, Glimmer Mists and Gold Perfect Pearl Mist. I stamped the flames and stars from the Tattoo Background stamp set in black in and embossed them.
I added wings from Maya Road coloured with Spectrum Noir pens and glittered with Rock Candy along with the Horse's mane and tail.

 I think you can see in this shot that the whole tag has a gold glimmer from the mica sprays I used.

Here's the Blog Hop Blog Roll:

So now hop along to Kathi's Blog to see her awesome project!
Remember to play along and leave comments on the Bombshell DT's blogs for the chance to win a Bombshell Stamp set of your choice!

Happy crafting!
GlitteryKatie xxx

25 February 2013

Bombshell Muse Monday -Final Week

This month is nearly over and today is the last week of the Bombshell Team's Stamp Set of the Month 'All my Heart'

Here is my project I created:

I stamped All my Heart onto a piece of cardstock that had been covered with pieces of foil tape.
I angled the tape in different directions to look like metal sheets overlaid.

After I stamped the image with Staz-On ink I used and embossing tool to go over the outline of the stamped image so it was pressed into the metal tape.
I did the same with the edges of the metal tape pieces too, and embossed pinpricks around each section to look like the metal 'plates' were riveted together.

I rubbed red acrylic paint into the stamped, embossed image and then wiped it off so that the paint went into the embossed lines.

Before I mounted the embossed image onto my patterned paper I decided to add some texture with some texture paste. Rather than use the texture paste as it is (white) I squeezed some paste onto a plate and then added a few drops of ink into it. I mixed the ink into the paste to colour it so tone with the patterned paper. Next I pressed the embossing paste through a harlequin stencil then I removed the stencil and sprinkled Rock Candy Dry glitter onto the wet paste. When the paste was dry I shook off the excess glitter and ended up with a subtly sparkled background.
I was really pleased with the effect!

So there you go! 'All my Heart' is a really cool stamp set and I can see myself using it lots as it has a cool vintage vibe as well as the more obvious 'love' theme!

Happy crafting!
GlitteryKatie xXxXx

20 February 2013

February Pin-Up Challenge

HAPPY Wednesday everyone!, Today is the day for the Ms. February pin up challenge.
Christine Garner, is February's Pin-Up. Has issued this challenge:

Use Red and Gold to create a fabulous project using your Bombshell Stamps. You're not limited to Valentine's Day creations, but if you're feeling the love, go for it!
Remember to share your creation on the forum AND on Bombshell's Blog for a chance to win your choice of a free set.

I made a cheeky Bombshell for the challenge using Bombshell Angel and All my Heart!
I stamped my images on Kraft cardstock for a more vintage look and coloured them in using my Spectrum Noir pens. I rubbed gold wax around the edges of the mats and onto the heart so everything has a subtle golden sparkle!
I used a combination of Prima and Kaisercraft papers.
Now head to the Bombshell Blog to see the rest of the DT's awesome projects!

Happy Crafting!
GlitteryKatie XXX

12 February 2013

Book Scrapping!

Been playing with some yummy papers from Kaisercraft and Prima and the lovely embellies from Studio Calico!

Here's me on my new love- my bike- doing it Miss Marple style!!

9 February 2013

Bombshell DT call-it could be YOU!!!

Design Team Call!!!

Guest Design Team Call!
It's time to select the next six Bombshell Pin-ups (Guest Design Team members)!

Each Pin-up receives a free set of stamps, a generous discount to Bombshell's store, will be featured on Bombshell Stamps' website and blog, sets our monthly challenge, and shares four (4) items (cards, scrap layouts, altered art) during her month.

If the Pin-up rocks her guest design gig, she'll be asked to join the Bombshell Girls (our Design Team).

Please send an email containing the following information to: designteam@bombshellstamps.com

1. Name:

2. Address:

3. Email:

4. Phone number:

5. Blog or website address:

6. Links to any online galleries you may have:

7. Related forums/message boards that you like to visit and participate (we do NOT need your forum nickname):

8. Three (3) items -- cards, altered items, or scrapbook layouts using stamps as the main focus. Your submissions don't need to be brand new and do not need to have Bombshell Stamps used, but should not have been published or submitted for publication for a printed or online magazine. However, if you do have Bombshell Stamps, please use them!

9. Please note if you are a current or past design team member for any other companies. (We do not expect you to work solely for us).

10. Please tell us a few words about what you like about stamping and why you'd like to become a Bombshell Stamps design team member.

All applications must be received by 12:00am PDT on March 14, 2013 New design team members will be contacted by March 20, 2013.