Sunday, 31 July 2016

Smile and Grimace!

Hi everyone, here is what I've been making today.  I was asked to make these for a customer, strange request I know, but I actually like them. lol

Card recipe:

White cardstock, black cardstock and images from Clip Art

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my cards.  Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.









Friday, 29 July 2016

Bonny

Hi everyone, here is a birthday card made for someone who runs a brilliant Slimming World class.

Card recipe: 
White hammered cardstock
Pink mirror cardstock
Tonic scalloped rectangle dies
Tattered Lace cascade dies
Make it Crafty Siren of Pearls image coloured with Copics, Prismacolor pencils and a mixed media concoction of PVA glue, Nuvo mousse and WOW glitter embossing powder
Hunkydory sentiment
Slimming World logo
Glitter

 Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Marci in Wonderland

Hi everyone, here is my first attempt at water colouring.  The image comes from  La La Land over at Kit and Clowder Distress Ink class.

Recipe: 

Derwent watercolour cardstock
Tonic scalloped oval die
Tim Holtz distressed inks in various colours

I think I went a little too heavy with the black soot but overall I am happy with the final result.

She will definitely be making her way onto a card at some point.  Will post it here once finished.










Card recipe:

White card blank
Black cardstock
Backing paper from Debbi Moore Journey to Wonderland CD
Leoni Pujol Flower dies
Hunkydory sentiment










Feedback is greatly appreciated but better still I would love you to follow my blog.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Inspiration Destination Challenge 96


Welcome to another challenge over at Inspiration Destination, we would love you to join us and show us more of your creations.

This week we have two fantastic sponsors, All Dressed Up and Sweet 'N Sassy.

My first DT project this week is using an image from All Dressed Up



Card recipe: 

White hammered card blank
Backing paper from crafty stash
Red cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Tonic fancy oval dies
Tattered Lace Post Box die
Tattered Lace sentiment die
All Dressed Up Christmas Post digi image coloured with Copics






My second DT project this week is using an image from Sweet 'N Sassy


Card recipe: 

Pink shaped card blank
Red cardstock from crafty stash
Green cardstock from crafty stash
Tonic scalloped oval dies
Hunkydory sentiment
Sweet 'n Sassy Poppies digi image coloured with Copics

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my DT projects for this week's challenge.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.





Beach Babe

Hi everyone, here is what I've been doing today.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Black cardstock
Backing paper from DCWV
Green cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Tonic scalloped rectangle dies
My Paper Stash sentiment
Scrappers Delight progressive Beach Babe image coloured with Copics, Prismacolor pencils and White paint pen

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.

Feedback is greatly appreciated but better still I would love you to follow my blog.

Monday, 25 July 2016

House Money Box

Hi everyone, here is my make for today.  Its a money box and I thought this would make a gorgeous gift for a new baby (done of course with baby colours).

Recipe: 

Black cardstock
White hammered cardstock
Tonic Gingerbread House dies

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like what I've made.

Feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Acorn Sprite

Hi everyone, here is my version of the gorgeous freebie from Aurora Wings for the 2,750 Members Celebration Color & Craft Contest.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Black cardstock
Tattered Lace rose embossing folder
Backing paper from crafty stash
Green cardstock from DCWV
White super smooth cardstock
Owl embellishment from crafty stash
Aurora Wings freebie Acorn Sprite image coloured with Copics
Tonic scalloped rectangle dies

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Beach Kitty

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the 10,000 Party Colouring Challenge TEW over at Kit and Clowder.

Card recipe: 

White hammered cardstock
Purple co-ordinations cardstock
Hunkydory shimmer mirror cardstock
Tattered Lace dies
Rose embellishments from crafty stash
TEW freebie Beach Kitty image coloured with Copics and Prismacolor pencils

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like what I've created.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Saturday, 23 July 2016

10,000 Members Image

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the 10,000 Members Scrappers Delights Colouring Event over at Kit and Clowder.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Dark blue cardstock
Light blue cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Tonic scalloped square dies
My Paper Stash sentiment and green textured paper
Faux gems
Scrappers Delight freebie image coloured with Copics and Prismacolor pencils

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like what I've created.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Friday, 22 July 2016

Autumn Blessings

Hi everyone, something a little different from me today.

Card recipe: 

White Sheena Stamping cardstock
Black cardstock
Backing paper from Crafters Inspiration magazine
Leaf die from Crafters Inspiration magazine
Leaf stamp from Crafters Inspiration magazine
Leaf embossing folder again also from Crafters Inspiration magazine
Tim Holtz distress inks
Black archaeval ink
Spectrum Noir Aqua pens

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Moonlight Mermaid Sylvia

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Artbymiran Extra July Challenge.  I have created a small journal page which will eventually find its way into one of my journals.

Recipe: 

White cardstock
Blue cardstock
Sheena Douglass waves embossing folder
Green co-ordinations cardstock
Shell and seaweed dies (I can't remember who from)
Artbymiran Moonlight Mermaid Sylvia coloured with Copics, Prismacolor pencils, Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter pens, white paint pen and Pebeo shimmer paints
Nuvo crystal drops

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my journal page.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.


Icy Snow Queen

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Aurora Wings Challenge 33 - Tic Tac Toe.  It will also be a birthday card for my daughter-in-law.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Blue backing paper
Blue satin ribbon
Hunkydory sentiment
Tonic scalloped oval dies
Tattered Lace leaf dies
Spellbinders flower dies
Aurora Wings Icy Snow Queen coloured with Copics

My Tic Tac Toe row is blue, white and die cuts.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

http://aurorawingschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
http://thecraftyaddicts.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/challenge-21.html

Inspiration Destination Challenge 95


Welcome to another challenge over at Inspiration Destination, we would love you to join us and show us more of your creations.

This week we have two fantastic sponsors, KennyK and Bugaboo.

My first DT project this week is using an image from Bugaboo.


Card recipe: 

White hammered cardstock
Backing papers from crafty stash
White super smooth cardstock
Hunkydory sentiment
Tonic scalloped circle dies
Hunkydory patterned acetate
Bugaboo Bug Fly Face digi image coloured with Copics and Prismacolor pencils

This view is of the front of the card.











This view is the inside of the card.  I have left some white space for writing in.









My second DT project for this week is using an image from KennyK.


Card recipe: 

White hammered cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Backing textured card from crafty stash
Pink cardstock from crafty stash
Black textured paper from crafty stash
Tonic square dies
My Paper Stash sentiment
KennyK Harley Ryder digi image coloured with Copics and Prismacolor pencils
Harley Davidson digi image coloured with Copics



Thanks for visiting my blog and I hope you like my DT projects for this week's challenge.


Saturday, 16 July 2016

Siren of Pearls

Hi everyone, here is my version of the beautiful Siren of Pearls.

Card recipe: 

White hammered cardstock
Pink mirror cardstock
Tonic scalloped rectangle dies
Tattered Lace cascade dies
Make it Crafty Siren of Pearls image coloured with Copics, Prismacolor pencils and a mixed media concoction of PVA glue, Nuvo mousse and WOW glitter embossing powder

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

http://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Wedding Flowers


Hi everyone, here is my DT mid month inspiration project.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
White cardstock
Flower embossing folder
Tonic scalloped oval dies
Hunkydory sentiment
Julia Spiri Wedding flowers image coloured with Copics
Rounded corner punch

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my DT project.






Links 
Esty Shop
Challenge Blog
Facebook Fan Group
Julia Spiri on Pinterest
Julia Spiri on Google+


Ice Cream Treats

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Imagine That! FBC5 Challenge.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Black cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Green gingham cardstock
Pink gingham cardstock
Imagine That! Ice Cream Treat image coloured with Copics

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.


Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Inspiration Destination Challenge 94


Welcome to another challenge over at Inspiration Destination, we would love you to join us and show us more of your creations.

This week we have two fantastic sponsors, The East Wind and Robyn's Fetish

My first DT project for this week is using an image from The East Wind.
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Card recipe: 

White hammered card blank
White super smooth cardstock
Double sided patterned papers
Tonic oval and fancy dies
Spellbinders leaf dies
Hunkydory sentiment
Tonic Nuvo crystal drops
The East Wind Aurora Blue digi image coloured with Copics and Prismacolor pencils






My second DT project is using an image from Robyn's Fetish.


Card recipe: 

Yellow card blank
Pink cardstock from crafty stash
White super smooth cardstock from crafty stash
Patterned paper from crafty stash
Kraft cardstock from crafty stash
Hunkydory sentiment
Butterfly embellishment from crafty stash
Tonic scalloped circle dies
Robyn's Fetish Rose digi image coloured with Copics





Thanks for visiting my blog and I hope you like my DT projects for this week's challenge.


Monday, 11 July 2016

Santa's Little Helper

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Scrappers Delight July FB Challenge.

Card recipe: 

Green shaped card from Hougie Crafts
Green co-ordinations cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Tim Holtz Shabby Shutters distress ink
Tonic scalloped rectangle dies
Hunkydory sentiment
Faux gems
Scrappers Delight image coloured with Copics and Prismacolor pencils

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Bikini Gertie

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Imagine That! FBC5 Summer Fun July challenge.

Card recipe: 

Shaped card blank from Hougie Crafts
Co-ordinations cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Tonic scalloped oval dies
Imagine That! image, backing paper and sentiment coloured with Copics and Graphit silver glitter pen
Tim Holtz Broken China distress ink

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Sunday, 10 July 2016

Special Memories

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the SheepSki Designs July Facebook Challenge.

Card recipe:
 
White card blank
Backing papers from Creata
My Paper Stash sentiment
Fancy edge scissors
Tonic scalloped square dies
Tim Holtz Squeezed Lemonade distress ink
SheepSki Designs image coloured with Copics

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Warm Winter Wishes

Hi everyone, here is another Christmas card from me today.

Card recipe:  

White card blank
Backing paper, images, sentiment and flower embellishment all from Creative Crafting World Once Upon A Christmas CD
Tonic circle dies
Tattered Lace melded star die
Silver embossing powder
Versamark ink

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.


Saturday, 9 July 2016

Windows to your soul

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Aurora Wings Favourite Colour Challenge.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Green co-ordinations cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Leoni Pujol bubbles embossing folder (sanded back to reveal white core)
Nuvo embossing mousse
Aurora Wings Window to the soul image coloured with Copics and Prismacolor pencils

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like what I've created.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

http://aurorawingschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/

We are no evil

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Aurora Wings Shades of Summer Facebook Challenge.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Backing papers
White super smooth cardstock
Hunkydory sentiment
Owl embellishment from crafty stash
Aurora Wings We are no evil image coloured with Copics

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like what I've created.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Vannessa the Teacher

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the July Artbymiran Progressive Challenge.

Card recipe: 

Shaped blank card
Black cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Backing paper
Kraft cardstock
Tonic scalloped oval dies
Artbymiran Vannessa the Teacher image coloured with Spectrum Noir pencils
Crafters Companion alphabet dies
Nuvo embossing mousse

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like what I've created.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to join my blog.

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Julia Spiri Challenge 22 - 7 July 2016



Hi everyone, its time for another challenge over at  Julia Spiri.  As always, the theme is Anything Goes with a Twist, the twist this time is Beach.  Of course you do not have to follow this but we love it when you do.

Card recipe: 

White scalloped card blank
Black textured paper from crafty stash
My Paper Stash sentiment
Julia Spiri Mermaid and Octopus digi image coloured with Copics, Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter pens and Prismacolor pencils
Tonic scalloped rectangle dies
Metal heart embellishment
Frost glitter to replicate waves

Thanks for visiting my blog and I hope you like what I've created.

Please come and join in our challenges, you may even win a prize!!

I am entering this into the following challenges:


http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/
http://artbymiranchallenge.blogspot.ca/
http://our-crafty-corner.blogspot.co.uk/
http://craftingwithanattitude.blogspot.co.uk/
http://scrappers-delights-challenge-blog.blogspot.co.uk/

You can find all the links for Julia's images in the list below.


Links 
Esty Shop
Challenge Blog
Facebook Fan Group
Julia Spiri on Pinterest
Julia Spiri on Google+

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Inspiration Destination Challenge 93


Welcome to another challenge over at Inspiration Destination, we would love you to join us and show us more of your creations.

This week we have two fantastic sponsors, Dr Digi and A Day for Daisies.

My first DT project this week is using an image from Dr Digi.


Card recipe: 

White hammered card blank
Backing papers from DCWV
Orange cardstock from crafty stash
Blue cardstock from crafty stash
Tonic circle dies
Tim Holtz Dusty Concorde distress ink
My Paper Stash sentiment
Dr Digi Chopper digi image coloured with Copics






My second DT project for this week is using an image from A Day for Daisies.


Card recipe: 

White hammered card blank
White super smooth cardstock from crafty stash
Patterned papers from crafty stash
Tonic scalloped circle and rectangle dies
Organza ribbon and lace from crafty stash
Hunkydory sentiment
Flower and leaf embellishments from crafty stash
A Day for Daisies Magical Daisy Dancer digi image coloured with Copics and Prismacolor pencils

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my DT projects for this week's challenge.








Sunday, 3 July 2016

Floating Pearls

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Ching Chou Kuik Colouring Challenge over at Kit and Clowder.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
White super smooth cardstock
Sheena Douglass waves embossing folder
Bubble stencil mask
Shell and petal embellishment
Nuvo pearl drops
Rounded corner punch
Ching Chou Kuik Floating Pearls image coloured with Copics and Prismacolor pencils
White paint pen

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like what I've created.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Saturday, 2 July 2016

Vintage Blossom

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Craft and Me July Challenge.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
White super smooth cardstock
Green co-ordinations cardstock
Spellbinders flourish die
Tonic scalloped rectangle dies
Flower embellishments
Crafts and Me Vintage Blossom by Emily Luella image coloured with Copics and Prismacolor pencils
Flower embossing folder
Tim Holtz Lilac, Tattered Rose and Shabby Shutters distressed inks
Nuvo embellishment mousse

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like what I've created.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

http://craftsandmeinspiration.blogspot.co.uk/2016/07/july-challenge-anything-goes-with.html


Friday, 1 July 2016

Sisters of Craft Challenge - 1 July 2016


Good morning everyone, welcome to this month's challenge over at Sisters of Craft.

This month our wonderful sponsor is Angie's Stamps.


Card recipe: 

White small DL card blank
Backing paper from crafty stash
Black textured paper from crafty stash
White super smooth cardstock from crafty stash
Hunkydory sentiment
Angie's Mouse eating cheese digi image coloured with Copics

Thanks for visiting my blog and I hope you like my DT project for this month's challenge.