More Distress Inking & Gaining New Skills

June 22, 2014 at 8:01 pm 19 comments

20140622-194828-71308205.jpg
Hi! I said I’d pop back in with another project using the Distress Inks.
By carefully laying the stencil several times onto the cardstock but only partially inked and sprayed, I could add colour in different layers without making them all combine and creating a muddy colour.
I’m afraid I don’t know where the stencil came from- I think I just picked it up from a jumble sale somewhere. The sentiment is a Newtons Nook one.

This week I’ve been learning new skills. This week it was Prom Week for my second eldest. She had found a hairstyle that she really wanted and decided I could learn it.
With the help of my old friend YouTube, I learned in half an hour how to create this ‘do’.
I fumbled and fiddled and eventually made a reasonable job of her hair. She was happy- which was the main objective and with some help of jewels ( aka my jewellery ) we decorated her hair too. I can’t show you a proper picture as she’ll kill me ( camera shy and all that) but I don’t think she’ll mind the back of her head.
What skill will I be required to learn next?! What’s the most unusual skill you’ve had to learn?!

20140622-195758-71878404.jpg

20140622-195757-71877838.jpg

Need to go- I’ve been crafting recently with the new range from docrafts out very soon; the Roald Dahl collection. It’s swizzbangingly gorgeous! x

About these ads

Entry filed under: Uncategorized. Tags: , , .

Tim Holtz’s Tags of 2014-June & MIA Seam Binding Ribbon Hello Baby & Route 2!

19 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Virginia L.  |  June 22, 2014 at 8:04 pm

    LOVE your artsy card, Keren. Your new take on this technique is fabulous! And now…about that hair style…when can I book an appointment with you?

    Reply
    • 2. kerenbaker  |  June 22, 2014 at 8:05 pm

      Ha ha! I’ll just fly over and do it for you! x

      Reply
  • 3. beaumama  |  June 22, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    I think your daughter’s hair turned out swizzbangingly gorgeous. (Did you make up that word?) …and your card is lovely…this is technique I need to learn.

    Reply
    • 4. kerenbaker  |  June 22, 2014 at 8:17 pm

      Thanks!! Well yes, I did sort of make it up- in line with Roald Dahl’ish type of language!

      Reply
  • 5. isisimaginings  |  June 22, 2014 at 8:28 pm

    A lovely card & your daughter’s hair looks wonderful.

    Reply
  • 6. Sue Brannan  |  June 22, 2014 at 8:36 pm

    What a wonderful updo…what on earth did you google as this looks like a one off….?! Lovely technique on the card…as always clleeeeverrrrr! X

    Reply
  • 7. Bev  |  June 22, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    Very cool card, Keren! Wonderfully unmuddied, too. Just love the NN stamps; they ink up and stamp so nicely, don’t they?! DD’s hair is lovely. Well done, mom! She’ll look back on this ‘do, and love it forever. Have a great week. : )

    Reply
  • 8. Mara  |  June 22, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    Beautiful girl! x

    Reply
  • 9. justtyra  |  June 22, 2014 at 10:28 pm

    this is fabulous Keren!

    Reply
  • 10. Clare Allen  |  June 22, 2014 at 10:37 pm

    Brilliant card Keren and very well done on the hairstyle front – totes amazing! I hope she enjoyed her prom!
    Clur
    x

    Reply
  • 11. Tina Best  |  June 22, 2014 at 10:37 pm

    The card and most especially the hair are gorgeous.

    Reply
  • 12. Sarah G  |  June 23, 2014 at 7:08 am

    Lovely card and super cool hair! I hope the prom went well :) Looking forward to seeing your Roald Dahlesque creations – my boys love the books and illustrations!

    Reply
  • 13. tsurutadesigns  |  June 23, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    Love your cards…watercoloring is my favorite now.
    You’re a natural at the hair thing…my daughter is quite sad that I don’t know how to french braid and actually told me that she thought all moms should know how to do them, straight, not wonky like I do them..hmph.

    Reply
  • 14. Denise Fletcher  |  June 23, 2014 at 1:45 pm

    Love the card, Keren. Do you let each layer of ink dry first before adding more? Love the strawberry blonde hair do too! You are a multi talented lady!

    Reply
  • 15. massofhair  |  June 23, 2014 at 10:47 pm

    Your daughters hair looks all grown up & perfect for her Prom!

    Love your card, you always manage to produce CAS styles no matter what you try. Am in awe:-) xxx

    Reply
  • 16. cathyparlitsis  |  June 25, 2014 at 9:39 pm

    HI, Keren! GREAT card and beautiful hairstyle! LOVING your style! Hugs, Cathy

    Reply
    • 17. kerenbaker  |  June 25, 2014 at 9:49 pm

      Thanks so much Cathy! I’ll pop over to see you shortly too! x

      Reply
  • 18. Ros Crawford  |  June 28, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    Absolutely fabulous!! Both ‘up do’ and card … Yeh next time you come I’ll get you to do my hair!

    Reply
  • 19. pinnednpenned  |  August 10, 2014 at 7:16 am

    Card and hair–both fabulous!!

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Welcome

Hi there! I'm Keren, a Mum of 6 living in the UK with my extremely long suffering husband. I craft for therapy (with 5 kids, what do you expect!). I do some freelance craft work, hold craft classes and love papercrafting, scrapbooking and fabric. Baking is another passion too.
Things in my life that are important to me is being a Christian and I go to a great church in Liverpool.

Please say Hi!- feel free to make comments or drop me a line kerenjb@hotmail.co.uk.

Enter your email address to follow this blog and get notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,415 other followers

Gallery Idol Top 10 2014

I’m designing for;

Flickr Photos

Hello!

Joy!

Beep..birthday

More Photos

I’m working with:

I like this store

Paper Scraps Challenge Winner on Moxie Fab World!

Spectacle Challenge

Twitter Updates

June 2014
S M T W T F S
« May   Jul »
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930  

Feeds


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,415 other followers

%d bloggers like this: