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Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
I have been crafting since May 2008, when in desperation to find an unusual birthday card for my Mum, I gave up looking in the shops and decided to have a go at making my own. I soon realised that crafting is addictive and I haven't brought a card since. In 2011 I completed my certificate in papercrafting as a result of the work I did as part of the course I started entering challenges on line and in magazines. I applied for design teams and also started making samples for Ooh La La Creations for their shows on Create and Craft. I have now completed my Diploma in professional crafting and most recently been runner up in the Papercrafter of the Year 2013 a competition run by Papercraft essentials magazine, I don't have a particular style I like to use elements from lots of styles and techniques, although I do love all things vintage. In 2014 I started to move more towards scrapbooking to take care of the huge family archive of photographs that were stored in my attic. I have continued cardmaking and Scrapbooking through 2015 and 2016 but have also become interested in off the page projects. I hope to be able focus on these in the future.

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Seven Down Seventeen to go - Funky Girls

At Through The Purple Haze this week the theme is funky girls and boys here is my design



The image is from Kenny K and I coloured her using spectrum Noirs, I added highlights to her hair shoes jeans and t shirt using glitter gel pens. The backing papers and the flowers are from Hot off the press as is the little tag. I aged the image slightly using brown ink and went round the edges of the flowers using a glitter gel pen. The paper clip is from a box I picked up at my local supermarket. I finished off with cosmic shimmer black pearl pva to make the flower centres and the  pearls.

I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://throughthepurplehazechallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ funky girls and boys

6 comments:

  1. Oh what a super CArd....i love it and the colous are fab..... thanks for joining us ..

    Fiona DT
    TTPH

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  2. Hi Alli! I always look forward to seeing your latest creation and entry at Through the Purple Haze Challenges! This is a great and funky card! Love your Kenny K image and your coloring is brilliant! Love your use of the glitter gel pens in just the right places for highlighting! See you next week!!

    Darcy DT TTPHC

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  3. Beautiful work - I just love it

    Thank you for joining this week at Through the Purple Haze Challenge Blog

    Zoe x
    Handmade with lots of Love
    Co-Owner of Creative Fingers

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  4. Gorgeous card, I love the paperclip! Thanks for sharing with us at Through the Purple Haze challenges, Lynne DT xxx

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  5. Ohhhhh, now she is funky & sassy & cool, well done. I love it.
    Thanks for joining us again at
    Through The Purple Haze Challenges xxx

    Hugs
    Teresa DT
    Ceesa's Card Creations

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  6. I love the background papers on this card Alli. I really enjoy seeing what you come up with each week as you have such a fabulous range of ideas.
    Good luck and thanks for entering the challenge this week.
    Lisa
    Through The Purple Haze DT

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