Monday, 19 June 2017

Father's Day 2017

Just a brief blog post to share what I made for my Dad for Father's Day yesterday
                            
Father's Day Card & Gift Box by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.
                                    
                             
       
MATERIALS
         
A3 Centura Pearl - Downton Abbey "Below Stairs"
The Big Score A3 Score Board
Diamond Press Dies - Block Alphabet
Die'sire Essentials - Circles
Sara Davies - English Country Garden - Flutter Away
          
   
                             
Links you need to know 
            

                                              
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Friday, 16 June 2017

Gift Box - Butterflies & Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers #5

Well it's time for the last live Hochanda show for this great collection of stamps.
                            
No doubt it won't be the last you see of them on my blog!  I simply love butterfly stamps and this collection gives you every kind and size you could wish for. 
Fold Out Gift Box by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter. Features Cherry Green stamps and Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers
                
Catch the last live show!
16 June - 5pm
                          
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MATERIALS
Spectrum Noir - Aqua Markers
(full colour list below)
 Watercolour Card
Core'dinations Cardstock - Darks
VersaMark Ink Pad
Hero Arts White Embossing Powder
Collall All-Purpose Glue
Collall 3D Glue Gel
Uni-ball Signo UM-120AC - White *
Bakers Twine
                   
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WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN HOW TO MAKE THIS GIFT BOX? WELL YOU'RE IN LUCK!
Stay tuned for a tutorial!
        
Fold Out Gift Box by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter. Features Cherry Green stamps and Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers
       
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COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             
Navy & Kingfisher
(From the Primary & Nature sets)
   
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Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Hydrangea Heart - Cherry Green & Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers #4

Yep, it's me again!  Here to remind you about the 1pm Hochanda show featuring these fantastic stamps (and not forgetting the vibrant Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers).
                                         
Hydrangea Heart Card by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter featuring Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers
                 
You can find the shows here:
             
Sky - channel 663
Freeview - channel 85
Freesat - channel 817
OR
hochanda.com 
(watch live & catch up on shows you've missed)
                 
Catch the shows!
16 June - 1pm & 5pm
                          
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MATERIALS
       
                   
Hydrangea Heart Card by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter featuring Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers
                      
           
COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             
Navy, Aquamarine, Gold, Sunset, Bud Green
(From the Primary, Nature & Floral)
              
         
COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             

Clear Overlay
               
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Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Shaker Card - Butterflies & Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers #3

I am very enamoured with Shaker Cards lately and this card in particular, which features more of the butterflies from Cherry Green's new release of stamps!
                            
The background that I've created for a few of these samples is one of my favourite techniques and I'm planning a video tutorial, so keep checking back! 
                                  
Shaker Card by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter. Features Cherry Green stamps.
                            
In the meantime, don't forget to catch Cherry Green demoing her new stamps on Hochanda today!  
                 
Catch the shows!
16 June - 9am, 1pm & 5pm
                          
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MATERIALS
Shaker Card by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter. Features Cherry Green stamps.
             
           
COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             
Scarlet, Jasmine, Sunflower, Bud Green, 
Aquamarine, Charcoal, Black
(From the Primary, Floral & Essentials sets)
   
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Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Let's Dance! - Cherry Green & Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers #2

Called "Let's Dance", this stamp from Cherry Green, would not normally be in keeping with my style.  

However! Paired with Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers and a modern clean and simple card style,  I really loved the outcome! 
       
Please join us on Hochanda at 6pm for the live launch of Cherry Greene's new stamp collection.
              
Let's Dance! A card by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter .
                 
This card taught me to try new things, to work outside of your usual style, because you may just surprise yourself. 

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Catch the shows!
15 June - 6pm & 8pm
16 June - 9am, 1pm & 5pm
                          
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MATERIALS
Let's Dance! A card by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter .
   
           
COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             
Scarlet, Jasmine, Sunflower, Bud Green, 
      Aquamarine, Charcoal, Black
   (From the Primary, Floral & Essentials sets) 
             
           
Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Colourful Card - Butterflies & Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers #1

If you love butterfly images as much as I do then you are going to adore this new stamp release from Cherry Green!
                            
Launching on Hochanda at 6pm this evening, this card features "Midnight Dreams", just one of the new stamps available.
             
I've paired the new stamps with one of my favourite Spectrum Noir products, the Aqua Markers!Card by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter. Features Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers & Cherry Green stamps
                 
The Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers were used for both colouring the butterfly stamp and for the background!
                    
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Catch the shows!
15 June - 6pm & 8pm
16 June - 9am, 1pm & 5pm
                          
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MATERIALS
                   
Card by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter. Features Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers & Cherry Green stamps
                
           
COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             
Navy
Teal
Yellow
Wildflower
Red Violet
 (From the Primary & Florals sets)
                      
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Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Sunday, 4 June 2017

NEW COLORISTA PAD - Colouring Page to Card #4 - Leafy Card

Here it is! My last sample for the gorgeous Enchanted Forest colouring pad from Colorista!
                           
And for your last chance to check out all the designers samples using these new pads, join us on Hochanda at 4pm.  
              
Leafy Coloured Card by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter!
                 
Catch the shows!
4 June - LAST CHANCE 5pm
                            
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MATERIALS
       
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 COLORISTA MARKER - COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
               
Umber
Maple
Sandstone
Forest Green
Pear Green
         
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Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Assuming you simply can't resest these pads, I'm looking forward to seeing what you make with yours!
       
Use the hashtag #thecrippledcrafter on any social media to grab my attention.
          
xxSAMxx
   

NEW COLORISTA PAD - Dream Catcher

A dream catcher! Yes, this is really made from the fantastic Colorista Enchanted Forest marker pad!
             
Catch many samples from all the designers on the 1pm show on Hochanda
        
Papercrafted Dream Catcher by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.
                 
Catch the shows!
4 June - 1pm & 5pm
                            
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MATERIALS
       
             
 COLORISTA MARKER - COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             
Cobalt
Denim
Pearl Blue
Rose Red
Orchid
Rose Blush
                 
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Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

NEW COLORISTA PAD - Framing your colouring page

I'm sticking with the new Colorista Pad called "Enchanted Forest" this morning!
                             
Did you catch the launch show on Hochanda yesterday evening?  If not then not to worry!  You get another chance today in an hours time (or see below for the show times).
        
I used a full A4 page from the pad for this project!  If you like to read as I do, thought this may be a fun addition to your ever growing bookcase!
               
Framed colouring page by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter. Features the Enchanted Forest Marker Pad from Colorista.
                 
Catch the shows!
4 June - 9am, 1pm & 5pm
                            
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MATERIALS
            
     
               
 COLORISTA MARKER - COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             
Umber
Maple
Sandstone
Gold
Lemon
Burgundy
Lipstick
Forest Green
Pear Green
Denim
Pearl Blue
        
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Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Saturday, 3 June 2017

NEW COLORISTA PAD - Colouring Page to Card #3 - Red Easel Card

No matter how many I make, I still love the elegant simplicity of a CAS Easel Card!
          
This card using the new Enchanted Forest Marker Pad from Colorista is no exception!
                           
The Enchanted Forest Marker Pad is just one of the colouring pads being launched on Hochanda in just 1 hours time! Check below for the show times.
              
CAS Easel Card by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter, featuring Colorista Markers and Pads.
                 
Catch the shows!
3 June - 6pm & 8pm
4 June - 9am, 1pm & 5pm
                            
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MATERIALS
       
               
 COLORISTA MARKER - COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             
Umber
Burgundy
Rose Red
Lipstick
Magenta
        
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Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

NEW COLORISTA PAD - Seed Envelope

Using the Big Score Score Board I folded this Enchanted Forest page into a quick and easy Seed Envelope.  
          
Use it to gift seeds to a friend or as a topper for a card!
        
The Enchanted Forest Marker Pad is just one of the new Colorista Pads being launched on Hochanda this evening.
              
                 
Catch the shows!
3 June - 6pm & 8pm
4 June - 9am, 1pm & 5pm
                            
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MATERIALS
       
Colorista A4 Marker Pad - Enchanted Forest
Colorista Markers - Sets 5 & 6 (full colour list below)
A4 Centura Pearl Cardstock - Trends
Kraft Cardstock
Sheena Douglass Stamp - Home Life - Sown With Love
Archival Ink - Jet Black
               
Bakers Twine
Brad
            
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 COLORISTA MARKER - COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             
Umber
Forest Green
Pear Green
   
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Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

NEW COLORISTA PAD - Colouring Page to Card #2 - Foxy Fun

For this card I paired acetate with 2 pages from the new "Enchanted Forest" Colorista Pad being launched on Hochanda this evening.
                           
This has got to be one of my favourite pages from this colouring pad!  And did you know that all that pages have clear glitter areas?!  The photos don't do it justice!  Both foxes just sparkle!
                     
Oh, and the glitter does NOT shed!
                      
Foxy card by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter featuing the Colorista Enchanged Forest Marker Pad.
                 
Catch the shows!
3 June - 6pm & 8pm
4 June - 9am, 1pm & 5pm
                            
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 COLORISTA MARKER - COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             
Umber
Nectarine
Gold
Maple
Sandstone
Forest Green
Pear Green
   
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Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx