Wednesday, 31 December 2014

APC Challenge - Week 16

Wow!  Today is 31st December which means in just a few short hours, it will be 

It is lovely to reflect on the year that is finishing,
but it is also exciting to look forward to what is to come!
 So, for my last post of 2015, I am playing along with the 
Altered Playing Card Challenge
Week 16

The background for both cards was to start with a layer of paint and while it was wet, crumple some tissue paper and stick it down on the paint.  Once it is dry, cut off the excess tissue.

Stamp an image, add some words, and it's all finished.

I also lightly sponged some 'black soot' Distress Ink around the edges.

These cards will also be my entry in the current
where 'anything goes'

I will be back in the New Year to show Weeks 14 & 15, so be sure to come back!


and may it be a crafty one!

Happy Crafting!!!


  1. These are cute Helen! Hope you had a lovely Christmas and sending happy new year wishes! Vicky x

  2. It seems a rather simple project, Helen, but with very colorful and textural results! Claudine is very talented and a natural in teaching this online APC class! The images you chose to use here are perfect, as their expressions seems to support your sentiment! Super coloring, too! Thanks so much for participating in this month's "Anything Goes" challenge at the Stampotique Designers' Challenge!

    P.S. Thanks, too, for the kind remarks on my blog today. They meant a lot to me! Mwah! Kay

  3. Wonderful altered playing cards! I love the textured text backgrounds and of course love the stamped images.

    Thanks for playing along with us at Stampotique Designers Challenges!

    Best wishes for a happy, healthy, joyous, and prosperous New Year!

  4. I love your altered playing cards ! Thanks for playing along with us at Stampotique ! Happy New Year !
    Corrie x

  5. love the texture on these playing cards. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designer's Challenge this week!

  6. Beautiful Helen and very clever.

    Thank you for joining the Stampotique Designers Challenge.

    Happy 2015! Gez

  7. Love your cards Helen, Happy New Year :) xx

  8. Love your cards Helen, Happy New Year :) xx


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