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Wednesday, 29 February 2012

LOTV Sparkly Ballerina

Good afternoon everyone, hope you are well. Here I am with a new card made with my lovely new release LOTV Ballerina stamp that I adore!
I stamped her in Memento and coloured her with promarkers and flexmarkers plus added sparkle to the skirt and stars using Sakura stardust pen.
I cut round her wit a circle nestie, then matted her on a nestie cut scalloped circle out of pink glitter card, I also die cut a butterfly with a spellbinders butterfly die out of this cardstock too.
I used Prima Melody paper, used one sheet because its so gorgeous and busy I wanted to show off its full effect and to keep the sentiment printed on the paper on show 'A friend is someone who knows the song of your heart and can sing it back to you when you've forgotten the words'.
I placed my Ballerina in the middle of the sheet which was blank, then used the patterned slither I cut to make it fit onto the 6x6 card with a tiny slither of white all round on the bottom of the sheet as a raised border. I then added the Butterfly, then placed a trail of gems to show its journey across the card. Lastly I added three card candy embellishments.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Cards and More: Glisten and Glitter
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT Challenge: Pink and Girly
Party Time Tuesdays: Anything Goes
Passion For Promarkers: Pastel Colours
Crafty Bloggers Network: Springtime

Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments :-)

Saturday, 25 February 2012

OSAAT Digi or Dont


Good afternoon everyone, hope you are well :-) This is a late post as I have been very poorly with Shingles, and only just able to get online, hoping I am on the mend now! This is for the One Stitch at a Time Challenge which ends later today-you have around four hours to enter if you would like to have a go!
For this project I chose Ikes 'Thatch Cottage' from Stitchy Bear's Digi store. I coloured this with promarkers and flexmarkers, then cut round it with a nestie shape, which I then trimmed so only the bottom of the image was shaped, I then did the same with papers from Bo Bunny 'Forever Fall' collection as my mat, then used complimenting papers from this range for the rest of the card. I then added American crafts polka dot ribbon, and mixed buttons.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
These Inspired Challenges: Photo inspiration
My Mums Craft Shop: Buttons and Ribbon
Lexis Creations: Monochrome

Sarah Hurley Challenge: Die Cuts



Good morning everyone, hope you are well! Sorry my blog has been quiet recently-I have been very poorly with Shingles and unable to do anything! Hopefully I am starting to be on the mend :-)
This project is late because I was too poorly to blog but you still have a week to enter so rush over to Sarah Hurley Challenge because we have a fabulous prize from Handy Hippo-a Sizzix die for easter :-)
For this project I used Sarah Hurley 'Wonderland' CD for images and backing papers, Tim Holtz Tattered florals die, Spellbinders butterfly dies, Glitter card, Memory box butterfly border die, Gold ribbon, Distress inks, and buttons.
I started by cutting a large coredinations base with a Grand nesties die, then cut two smaller panels of backing papers with the same set of dies. I inked the edges of these and placed them in opposite corners.
I then cut flowers from the backing papers and scrunched them, then inked them with Distress inks and used old buttons as their centres, then I placed them in the opposite corners where the backing papers were absent.
I then added the Alice image which I distressed the edges of and then inked with distress inks, then added the butterfly border and flying butterflies.
Lastly I added Gold fibre ribbon as my anchor for my wall hanging.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days: Don't be Square
Delightful Challenges: Use Patterned Paper
Do You Stack Up?: Distress
Moving along with the Times: Lots of Layers
Southern Girls Challenges: So Distressed
Digital Tuesday Challenge: Make it Sparkle
Crafty Bloggers Network: Shabby Chic

Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments :-)

Friday, 17 February 2012

Whiff of Joy Love Song in Blues


Good afternoon everyone, hope you are well :-) Sorry I havent posted in a well, I have been feeling really poorly this week :-(
For this project I used Whiff of Joy image stamped in Memento and coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers, K and Co Amy Butler papers and self adhesive ribbon (given to me for Christmas from my lovely friend Renee) Coredinations cardstock and image cardstock cut with a Nestie, and Card Candy.

I would love to enter this into the following challenges:
The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop: Anything Goes with ribbon
I Love Promarkers: Nature
Fashionable Stamping Challenges: Monochromatic plus one colour
The Crafty Pad: The letter 'B'-Bird, Blue and Black
CES Challenges: Lots of Layers

Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments, they really do make my day :-)

Saturday, 11 February 2012

OSCC Hearts and Flowers with Ribbon

Good morning everyone, hope you are well :-) Our theme this week at One Stop Craft Challenge is 'Hearts and Flowers with Ribbon'. Here I am with another limited edition Tilda, the gorgeous 'Raining hearts' Tilda. I stamped her with Memento and coloured her with Promarkers and Flexmarkers.
I used Papermania Red Hot Capsule Collection papers, American crafts polka dot ribbon, Wild Orchid Crafts roses, Tim Holtz tickers, pearls, embossed heart and card candy.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Wild Orchid Challenge: Love is
Crafting for all Seasons: Love is in the air
Cute Card Challenge: Pink Valentines

Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments :-)

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Magnolia Tilda in Snow flurries!



Good afternoon everyone, hope you are well! Here I am with my lovely rare Tilda-thought as it was snowy outside she was perfect for a card right now! :-)
For this project I used Tilda stamped in Memento, and coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers, HOTP papers, embellishments and greetings free from a magazine, Pearls in white in various sizes and blue hearts.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Just Magnolia: Anything goes with the Option of Valentines
Jelly Park Challenges: Winter Wonderland
Little Darlings Challenges: Favourite Embellishments
Crafty Bloggers Network: Pink and Blue

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Whiff of Joy Spring Joy


Good morning everyone, hope you are well! Here I am with a cheery bright card to counteract the freezing snowy weather outside! :-)
For this project I used a Whiff of Joy image stamped in Memento and coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers, cut around her and made her frame with nestie shapes, Coredinations card, Bo Bunny Forever Fall papers, Glitterations 'Make a Wish' greeting, American Crafts polka dot ribbon and card candy. I then drew on faux stitching with a gold metallic gel pen.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Fussy and Fancy: Polka dots
Craft Us Crazy: Anything Goes
Do You Stack Up: Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge: Free and Easy February
Catch the Bug: February Anything Goes
Craft Your Days Away: Stitching

Sunday, 5 February 2012

OSAAT With Love

Good afternoon everyone, hope you are well! Here I am with a card for One Stitch at a Time, and our theme this week is 'With Love'.
I chose the fabulous Hot air balloon digi by April and I printed this directly onto Echo Park paper then cut round it-a technique I hadnt tried before but I was very impressed with.
I then used coordinating border paper to create my background with strips of paper, starting with flowers along the bottom, then lined with a scalloped edge, then a cloudy sky. I cut a heart out of coordinating paper too and added this on my hot air balloon, then drew over where the lines of the balloon were below. To this I added a heart button. I added a greeting from the papers, then finally added three Papermania Born to Shop buttons.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Card Mad Fairies Digi Challenge: Hearts
Our Craft Lounge: Up in the Air
Moving along with the Times: Have a Heart
Divas by Design: Anything Goes
Fab n Funky: Use a Digi

Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments!

Saturday, 4 February 2012

A Valentines for someone special

Good afternoon everyone, hope you are well! Here I am with a Valentines for someone special :-)
I got these fantastic unmounted stamps on ebay-in the entire alphabet and I thought they were perfect for a CAS valentines greeting! :-)
I coloured the letters with Promarkers, then cut round the tile, then mounted on red cardstock. I then placed them across the centre of the card. Next I added two panels of red flocked cardstock I have had laying about for ages to finish the card off. I am actually very pleased with how it came off-CAS is not usually my style!

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Delicious Doodles: All loved up
Fairytale Challenge: All about Love
Mami Doodles: For a loved one
Simply Create Too: Red Hot
Stampelsonne: Say it with Love-Valentines day
Just Add Ink: Red and White
Always something Creative: Valentines
Lia stampz: For your Valentine
Crafty Purple Frog: Valentines

Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments! :-)

Friday, 3 February 2012

Whiff of Joy Vintage Wedding

Good evening everyone, hope you are well! Here I am with a card I made to celebrate a friends daughters wedding-and their theme is Vintage wedding so I wanted to make a really special card that would fit well.
I used a Whiff of Joy image stamped with Memento and coloured with Promarkers, Bo Bunny Timepiece paper, Flocked cardstock, Glitter card, Lace, Wild Orchid Crafts flowers, and card candy.
I made a base of Roman Numeral paper from Bo Bunny-as they will be displaying Roman numerals on the wedding tables so thought this was perfect. I then added Flocked card border, I aged some White lace with Tea dye distress ink and placed this as another border, then lastly cut some glitter card with a memory box die and placed this at the bottom. I then placed the image on foam pads so it was slightly 3D. I added a large wild orchid crafts rose and two little ones in cream in the corner, then added a punched glitter card butterfly made with a Papermania punch in the opposite corner. Lastly I added three complimenting colour Card Candy in the top left hand corner.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Bling it on: Love is all around
Picture and Scrap: Shabby Chic
Cupcake Craftroom: New Beginnings
Charisma Cardz: Vintage
Colour Create Challenge: Inspiration Photo
Flutter by Wednesday: Open
Passion for Promarkers: New Beginnings

Thank you for looking and for all your lovely comments!

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Sarah Hurley Challenge: Love is all Around Canvas!

Good Evening everyone-hope you are well! :-) Here I am with my project for our challenge this fortnight at Sarah Hurley Challenge, our theme being 'Love is all Around'. I was really inspired by this theme and wanted to make something really different so I made a Flying Heart Canvas.
For this project I used a bare canvas, Sarah Hurley papers from her Wonderland CD printed onto 200gsm card, Bone folder, Ruler, Aleens Tacky Glue and my Cricut. I started by painting my canvas in red acrylic paint. Then I cut a whole page of little hearts with my Cricut out of the patterened card.
I then folded each little heart in half using my ruler and bone folder so the hearts looked like they were little Butterflies flying. Next I made a larger heart pattern with the little hearts on my canvas and glued them with Aleens tacky glue.
I hope you like it-I have been lucky enough to have this project feature on a couple of Valentines Treasury lists on Etsy as it is available on my Etsy-the link is in my sidebar :-)

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Decorate to Celebrate: Valentines
Divas By Design: Anything Goes
Pennys Paper Crafting Challenges: Love is in the Air
Truly Scrumptious: Love and Hearts
Anything Goes: To the One I love
Craft Room Challenge: Valentines
Try it on Tuesday: An altered item with Texture
Joanna Sheen Challenge: Love is in the Air!

Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments, they really do make my day :-)

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Lili of the Valley Magician in Blues and Cream


Good afternoon everyone, hope you are well! Here I with a male card using a Lili of the Valley image stamped in Memento and coloured with Promarkers and with Black inked clouds using the paintbrush technique.
I used Craftworks Back to Basic Scalloped edge Cream card blank as my basse, Coredinations cardstock cut with a Nestie, My Minds Eye papers (for the cut out star), Papermania Male papers, Capsule collection gemstones, American Crafts Polka dot ribbon and an Anitas glitterations 'Make a wish...' greeting.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Lili's Little Fairies: Oh Boy!
My Time to Craft Challenge: A is for Adorable!
Creative Craft Crew: Fantasy
Craft Your Passion: Beary Sweet

Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments!
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