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Friday, 4 September 2015

My 'moon' projects

I promised to show how I made my little 'wall art'. I started with one of the new Fiskars thick punches - these will cut through all sorts of material, chipboard, milk bottles, shrink plastic, thin balsa wood, and lots more

I had some stiff self adhesive stencil vinyl so I punched a circle.....

Stuck it to a card and started sponging with distress inks......

until I was happy with the result.....

then I peeled away the vinyl to reveal the moon

added some streaks of pale grey for a bit of shading across the circle of the moon

then stamped an image from the Inkadinkadoo Meadow clear stamp set...

and a sentiment by Hero Arts. The whole panel was mounted onto a white card

and I liked the effect so much, I reproduced it in different colours for my craft room

Have a great weekend. I will be back with a giveaway on Sunday, so be sure to drop by then x


  1. Both are so pretty! I will have to try this too. Thanks for the inspiration. Hugs, Robin

  2. Lovely makes Enfys. The colour combos are beautiful.
    Toni xx

  3. Hello Enfys,
    First of all, I wish you all the luck with the new house. May you all have much health to enjoy the most of it.
    I love your card and the craft room frame, too.

  4. Hi Enfys,
    very clear tutorial ! I have also used this technique, I love to work with Distress-Ink.
    Very lovely card !

  5. Wonderful thanks for sharing. Hugs marja

  6. These are lovely Enfys, that punch looks super-strong.

  7. These are lovely Enfys.

  8. Two beautiful pieces of artwork Enfys, beautiful colours in both of them. Pat x

  9. Beautiful! I love that you make it into an art piece. TFS!

  10. Really nice, love the blending effects you did.
    Hope to see more of your crafts in your lovely craft room.

  11. Your work is just stunning! Thanks for sharing the "how to"!

  12. Very pretty, En. The moon effects are very realistic. What a great idea for your craft room decor. How goes the settling in? I know it takes awhile if you don't have new cabinetry. (I'm still working on it since February! I need another set of shelving. But I'd really like one with drawers. Oh well, a girl can dream. Glad to see you are back in the craft space. Hugs, Jess

  13. Glad to see you're back on track making your lovely cards. This one is very different. Another project to try.

  14. I love how you created the card and wall hanging with the blended ink technique. They are very pretty!!
    It's great to have you back and sharing your creations with us!!! :D

  15. Ohhh ... love the moon effect on both your wall hanging and the pretty card too. I don't know how messy this technique is to do, but it sounds reasonably easy, perhaps even simple enough for me to give it a try. Now all I need is some pretty, complimentary, inks to blend together. Thanx for the inspiration.

  16. What a good idea and lovely cards.

  17. Love this look! Great job.

  18. Wow! Great project and thank you for sharing how to do it. I see this in my future (on cards).

  19. Missed a few posts Enfys, been decorating our bedroom which has been exhausting so I don't know how you are coping with the whole house thing! Love how the craft room has come along and love your colour splash. This is one gorgeous make and what a stamp to finish it. Thanks for the tutorial.

  20. They are so cute! Welcome back to your crafting .... Hope you are all settled in your new home. Many, Many happy years ahead.

    Jan Pridatkow - jdaisy9402 - Florida


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Enfys x