Then some are rubber stamped, hand painted and glitzed and sometimes Lacquered, some are hand drawn and water coloured by me, others are decoupaged, I could go on and on (but I wont!) I make one offs that take ages and I never repeat, and then I also do special orders for people who want something you can't buy anywhere else and that is personal.
It's a very rewarding hobby, but one that I have neglected since taking on the allotment. I do have a large stock though so always have something that someone needs. In fact all these photo's were taken today and that is only half of the cards I have.
I am going to get back into my 'crafty' ways again over the coming months as I think I need to do this, perhaps I have been neglecting this part of me . I also mount my photography onto cards but that's much easier than actually designing and crafting cards.
They are all in clear cellophane pockets so there is a bit of a shine on some of them from the flash.
Clay imprinted then baked, finished in silver and bronze with small beads added, then mounted on ribbon
FISH AND SEASHORE
CLAY BAKED AND HAND PAINTED
FROM INDIAN RIBBON (BROUGHT FROM INDIA)
CUTE AND SWEET
STAMPED, HAND PAINTED, LACQUERED, CUT OUT AND MOUNTED.
I thought I would share something a bit different today. It was actually great getting the cards out of the cupboard and taking the photo's, just doing that got my creative thoughts and ideas flowing again.