Saturday 21 September 2019

Funky Fossil - DT Introductions


I'm so delighted that you've dropped by today as I've really exciting news to share. 

I'm joining the very first Design Team for Funky Fossil DesignsHow incredibly exciting is that! 

And when you get to the end of this post you'll find a discount code to the store.

So of course while I've been bursting to share this with everyone I've kept myself busy creating some cards using Funky Fossil goodies.

Awww! The animals in the Woodland Wishes stamp set are just so cute! So I started by stamping the sleeping deer and then covered it up with a mask. I then placed a circle stencil over the top and masked off the bottom section and stamped the trees.

The trees were then masked off and I used distress oxide ink to create the sky and ground. Once all the masks were removed I coloured the trees and deer and added some glitter too. I finished it off with the greeting from the same set and matted it onto a white card base.

Stamps: Funky Fossil, Woodland Wishes
Inks: Memento, tuxedo black; Ranger distress oxide, salty ocean, antique linen
Pens: Copic, W1, W3, B02, B04, R29, R39, E50, E51, E55, E57
Embellishments: Stickles, diamond

My next card uses the running rabbit from Woodland Wishes and the Knitted Background stencil. The rabbit looks so cosy in his jumper and hat that I thought this stencil was a good pairing.

I started by stencilling the knitted background and then popping it behind a die cut window. The rabbit was stamped, coloured in a contrasting shade and hand cut before being adhered to the card front on foam pads.

Stamps: Funky Fossil, Woodland Wishes
Inks: Memento, tuxedo black; Ranger distress oxide, antique linen
Stencil: Funky Fossil, Knitted Background
Die: MFT Die-namics, rectanglepeek-a-boo window
Pens: Copic, C0, C3, BV11, BV13, BV17

My next card uses the trees from Woodland Wishes and one of the foxes from The Quick Brown Fox. I stamped the two right hand trees first and then masked them off before stamping the fox. The fox was then masked off and the final two trees were stamped.

I then masked off the left hand trees too and placed a circle stencil over the fox and inked the ground. the final bit of masking and inking created the sky. Then off came all the masks and I was relieved to see that I got the effect of the fox running through the trees that I was after.

Stamps: Funky Fossil, Woodland Wishes, The Quick Brown Fox
Inks: SU, baked brown sugar; Ranger distress oxide, salty ocean, antique linen, fired brick
Pens: Copic, E00, E21, E33, E35, E37; Sakura gelly roll, white

My next share uses one of the newest stencils from Funky Fossil - Crooked Webs - and is sure to be a big winner with Halloween just around the corner.

I placed the stencil over some pearlescent purple card - I love Halloween because I get to use purple! I then used a white colour mist to produce a negative web image.

Once the paint had dried I added a cute little witch from Polkadoodles and a greeting from an old Clearly Besotted stamps set and matted it onto a lime green card base.

Stamps: Clearly Besotted, Fright Night; Polkadoodles, Winnie Wednesday Witch & Cat
Inks: Versafine Clair, nocturne
Stencil: Funky Fossil, Crooked Webs
Pens: Copic, C00, C0, C1, C3,C5, C7, E00, E21, E33, E35, YG03, YG23, YG63, BV01, BV04, BV17, V17, R20, Y18, Y38, YR15

My final share is a card using a combination of Funky Fossil and Uniko goodies. As you probably know Sarah has been a long serving member of the Uniko DT and has only stepped down to allow herself more time to dedicate to Funky Fossil. Bev from Uniko is such a very generous lady and has a blog post -  HERE - to say farewell to Sarah and wish her all the best in her new venture. Aren't I just the luckiest to be able to work alongside them both and spread the word about their fabulous companies!

I started by stamping the Uniko Background Blocks Pinstripe. I then cut  a die cut stitched square and stamped the little angel from Funky Fossil Folksy Christmas orientated so that the square would be a diamond. The greeting JOY was stamped onto the bottom of the angel's dress.

I popped the square onto some foam and adhered it on top of the pinstripes.

Stamps: Funky Fossil Folksy Christmas; Uniko, Background Blocks Pinstripe
Inks: SU, cherry cobbler; Memento, tuxedo black
Die: Lawn Fawn, large stitched square stackable
Pens: Copic, C0, C3, B000, B01, B04

Well thanks so much for sticking with it right through to the end of this longer than usual post. Be sure to pop on over to Funky Fossil Designs to discover who the rest of the DT are - some very talented crafters there!

And last but by no means least Sarah is celebrating her new DT by offering a generous 15% off any orders from today until midnight UK time on Monday 23rd September if you use this code - FFJANE15

Thanks for looking, it's been a blast to have you come visit my blog.

And keep crafting!

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  1. Wow, big congratulations, Jane! Can't wait to see what you create, Jo x

  2. Gorgeous makes Jane. I think our little Design Team will be fabulous and I'm looking forward to working with you and the other girls. Sam x

  3. Wow,such gorgeous cards, Jane! Congrats on your post as a design member at Funky Fossils.

  4. Congrats on your DT position, Jane! 👏🎉🎉🎉 What an incredible start. Looking forward to seeing more n the future x


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