Thursday, 20 July 2017

Scrappers Delight Facebook Progressive Challenge




Hi everyone, here is some mid month Inspiration from me today.  There is still time to enter our July Progressive Challenge over at Scrappers Delight.  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1107721292661949&type=3
#scrappersdelights #cardmaking #digitalstamps #papercrafts #adultcoloring

 Here is my DT inspiration.

Card recipe: 

White dotted scalloped card blank
Black cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Background created from techniques I learned in a Kit & Clowder monthly class
Sheena Douglass leaves embossing folder
Pebeo gilding waxes
Scrappers Delight Jungle Jim image coloured with Copics

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my DT inspiration.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.



Links:

http://scrappers-delights-challenge-blog.blogspot.co.uk/
http://scrappersdelights.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=89
http://scrappersdelightspapercrafts.blogspot.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/376140345820051/

I am entering this into the following challenges:

http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/
http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
http://kraftinkimmiestamps.blogspot.co.uk/
http://thecraftyaddicts.blogspot.co.uk/
https://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
http://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
https://abitmoretimetocraft.blogspot.co.uk/

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Special Projects

Hi everyone, well I have decided to enter the Quick Cards Cardmarker of the year 2017. You have to enter three different projects so I thought I have nothing to lose so may as well give it a go!

The three cards I have entered are shown here.

1st Card Recipe:

White hammered cardstock
Black cardstock
White cardstock
Black and white ribbon
Various Tattered Lace dies
Imagine That sentiment and Grand Piano image
Copics for shading white piano


This picture shows the front of the card when closed











This picture shows the card when fully opened










2nd Card Recipe:


Centura Pearl cardstock
Backing papers from crafty stash
Hunkydory butterfly embellishments
Faux gems
Aurora Wings Butterfly Sprite coloured with Copics












3rd Card Recipe: 

White shaped card blank
Create and Craft gold textured cardstock
White cardstock
Moonflower image Lilly the Dancing Princess image coloured with Copics

The techniques for colouring this image I learned from Kit & Clowder Monthly Colouring Classes

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like the three choices I have made.

Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

WISH ME LUCK!!!!








Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Sapphire Wedding Anniversary

Hi everyone, here is a card made for a customer who wanted a wedding anniversary card for a sapphire anniversary.

Card recipe: 

Centura Pearl cardstock
Blue mirror card
Tattered Lace heart, numbers and sentiment dies
Tonic stamped initials
Verse insert
Rounded corner punch
Blue pigment ink

This is the front of the card when opened














This view shows the insert when looking at the back of the card









Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.












Friday, 14 July 2017

Especially for you ....

Hi everyone, here is a stepper panel card made today.

Card recipe: 

White linen cardstock
Backing papers from crafty stash
Hunkydory topper and sentiment

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

Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Christmas reindeer

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

Card recipe: 

White card blank
White linen cardstock
Tattered Lace melded Christmas church dies
Stamped image and sentiment from crafty stash
Green pigment ink

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.










I am entering this into the following challenges:

http://www.inlinkz.com/new/view.php?id=726383
http://inkychicks.blogspot.co.uk/
http://thehollyandivychristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
http://unicornchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/

Inspiration Destination 12th July 2017


Welcome to another challenge over at Inspiration Destination, we would love you to join us and show us more of your wonderful projects.  This challenge will run until 25th July and this time we have The Paper Nest Dolls as our sponsor.  Please check out the DT projects for inspiration.

At the end of this challenge Ema and the Dream Team will be taking a break until 6th September when we will all be back fully revitalised and refreshed lol.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
White super smooth cardstock
Sheena Douglass leaves embossing folder
Tim Holtz various distress inks
Paper Nest Dolls Cave Girl Emma coloured with Copics
Background created using Copics with techniques learned from one of the Kit & Clowder classes

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my DT project for this challenge.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.




Monday, 10 July 2017

Happy Days

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Group Colouring Challenge over at Kit and Clowder.  I love this image, it reminds me of my twin grandchildren when they were small.  They are 15 now but I bet they would still do this given half a chance!

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Blue/green co-ordination cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Tonic square dies
Sheena Douglass cloud embossing folder
Stamped sentiment
Some Odd Girl Water Fun image coloured with Copics

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

Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.




I am entering this into the following:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1235606849900915&type=3
https://abitmoretimetocraft.blogspot.co.uk/


Sunday, 9 July 2017

Keep on rockin

Hi everyone, here is some Imagine That DT inspiration from me today.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Tattered Lace white and blue textured cardstock
Black faux gems
Music stamp
Die'Sire embossing folder
Music embossing folder
Imagine That Mason's MP3 image coloured with Copics
Tonic square dies

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

Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Saturday, 8 July 2017

Scrappers Delight Facebook Progressive Challenge




Hi everyone, the ne July Progressive Challenge starts today over at Scrappers Delight.  Check out the DT inspirations for this challenge.  You can request the Palm Tree image for free provided you entered into the last progressive challenge using June's freebie or a Scrappers Delight image
#scrappersdelights #cardmaking #digitalstamps #papercrafts #adultcoloring

 Here is my DT inspiration.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Gold textured mirror card
Super smooth white cardstock
Backing paper from crafty stash
Tonic scallop square dies
Scrappers Delight progressive freebie Palm Trees and Kimbo Tigger image coloured with Copics
Background created using Copics

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

Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Links:

http://scrappers-delights-challenge-blog.blogspot.co.uk/
http://scrappersdelights.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=89
http://scrappersdelightspapercrafts.blogspot.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/376140345820051/

I am entering this into the following challenges:


http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/
http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
http://kraftinkimmiestamps.blogspot.co.uk/
http://thecraftyaddicts.blogspot.co.uk/
https://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
http://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
https://abitmoretimetocraft.blogspot.co.uk/

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Sharpei Party

Hi everyone, some more Imagine That DT inspiration from me today. This is also a birthday card for a friend of mine.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Kanban textured double sided cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Tonic scallop square dies
Paws embossing folder (free from a magazine)
Imagine That Shar-Pei Party image coloured with Copics
White gel pen

Thanks for stopping by and I you like my card.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.


Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Butterfly Sprite

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Aurora Wings July 2017 FB Contest - Things and Wings

Card recipe: 

Centura Pearl cardstock
Backing papers from crafty stash
Hunkydory butterfly embellishments
Faux gems
Aurora Wings Butterfly Sprite coloured with Copics

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my project.  Feedback is very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

I am entering this into the following challenges:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.793268594176165&type=1
https://aurorawingschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/challenge-53-anything-goes.html


Monday, 3 July 2017

Grand Piano

Hi everyone, here is some Imagine That DT inspiration from me today.

I went with a black and white theme for this project and was really pleased with the way it turned out.

Card recipe: 



White hammered cardstock
Black cardstock
White cardstock
Black and white ribbon
Various Tattered Lace dies
Imagine That sentiment and Grand Piano image
Copics for shading white piano





This picture shows the front of the card when closed











This picture shows the card when fully opened









Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my DT inspiration.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/
http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
http://thecraftyaddicts.blogspot.co.uk/
https://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
http://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
https://colourcrazychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/wk-26-anything-goes-craft-challenge.html

Sunday, 2 July 2017

Somewhere over the rainbow ...

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Ching Chou Kuik Facebook July Challenge

Card recipe: 

White cardstock
Centura Pearl cardstock
Backing papers from crafty stash
Ribbon from crafty stash
Paper flower embellishments
Gold glitter drops
Buttons
Hunkydory sentiment
Ching Chou Kuik Rainbow after rain image coloured with Prismacolor pencils
Tonic scallop oval dies
Tattered Lace stepper dies

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1376247359078234&type=3


Saturday, 1 July 2017

Nature Box

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Lacy Sunshine Nature Themed FB Challenge.

Card recipe: 

Centura Pearl cardstock
White cardstock
Tattered Lace pop up box dies
Spellbinders flourish die
Faux pearls
Hunkydory butterfly embellishments
Lacy Sunshine freebie Butterfly Enchantress image coloured with Copics

This is the front full on view of the box
















This is a side view of the box










Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my project.  Feedback is very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1375838612464325&type=1







Imagine That July 2017

Hi everyone, here is my DT project for Imagine That .

You can get this gorgeous Baby Mermaid for free between 1st and 29th July provided you link up to the July challenge using any Imagine That image  https://www.facebook.com/groups/imaginethatdigis/

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Kanban pink and textured cardstock
Imagine That backing paper and Baby Mermaid image coloured with Spectrum Aquablend pencils
Shell dies
White paint dots to represent bubbles

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

Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Christmas cards

Hi everyone, a couple of Christmas Cards from to today.





Card recipe:

White textured cardstock
Blue cardstock
Tattered Lace Snow scene die
Crafters Companion stamped sentiment








Card recipe: 

White scallop card blank
Gold foil
White cardstock
Black cardstock
Gold mirror card
Red fine line pen
Crafters Company stamped reindeer image using Tim Holtz distress ink
Imagination Craft tree stencils using Tim Holtz distress ink
Various colours of Tim Holtz distress inks to create background


Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my cards.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Planner

Here is a simple planner book I have decorated using a Crafters Company 3D embossing folder, Pebeo gilding waxes and a piece of lace.


Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my Planner.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Pippin

It was a very sad day yesterday for my son and his friend Louise.  They had to say goodbye to Louise's beautiful West Highland Terrier Pippin, after a short illness.  She was such a lovely dog, rest in peace little one xxx

This was so hard to make, I couldn't stop crying.

I made this card for Louise and Simon.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Backing paper from crafty stash
Kanban rainbow cardstock
Black cardstock
Self adhesive photo paper
Tonic scallop square dies
Free verse from internet
Stamped sentiment
Photograph was a Christmas present of Pippin, Poppy and Jess, my son had bought for me and my partner, Alan

This is the front of the card














This is the verse inside the card.











Thanks for stopping by.  Feedback is always appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.



Inspiration Destination Challenge 131


Welcome to another Just for Fun challenge over at Inspiration Destination, we would love you to join us and show us more of your wonderful projects.

My DT project this time is a very pretty card using die cuts.

Card recipe: 

Centura Pearl cardstock
White cardstock
Black cardstock
Flower embellishments from crafty stash
Hunkydory topper and sentiment
Die'sire create a card dies and sentiment

This is the view of the card when closed.

















This is the view of the card when opened and showing the reverse of the circle.







Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my DT project.  Feedback is very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Monday, 26 June 2017

Tag card

Hi everyone, some DT inspiration from me today using an image from Imagine That.

Card recipe: 

White cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Tag and background tyre stencils
Tim Holtz Black Soot and Brushed Corduroy distress inks
Imagine That pre-coloured I Wheely Like You image

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

Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Under the Sea

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Aurora Wings Challenge 52.

Card recipe: 



White linen cardstock
Backing papers from crafty stash
Tonic scalloped oval and square dies
Tattered Lace easel card and rambling rose dies
Shell dies from crafty stash (can't remember where from)
Aurora Wings Journey Home image coloured with Copics
Glitter

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.  Feedback is very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

https://aurorawingschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/challenge-52-under-sea.html

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Peace and Joy

Hi everyone, here is a Christmas card from me today using a gorgeous image from Imagine That.

Card recipe:
 
White card blank
Creata backing paper
Imagine That Snow Globe and Joy to the World element kit images
Crafters Companion Pearl glitter
White paint to create snow
Red fine line pen
Silver peel off

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Scrappers Delight Thursday Inspiration 15th June 2017




Hi everyone, its mid Thursday Inspiration over at Scrappers Delight.  Check out the DT inspirations for this challenge.
#scrappersdelights #cardmaking #digitalstamps #papercrafts #adultcoloring

Here is my mid month DT inspiration. 

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Crafters Company backing paper
Create and Craft green cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Tonic scallop circle dies
Dawn Bibby flower dies and stamps from one of her collections
Faux gems
Hunkydory sentiment
Scrappers Delight Breena Fairies and Pixies V2 image coloured with Copics
The background has been created using Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter pens
WOW silver slitter embossing powder

Copics used:

Skin:  E000, E00, E11, E21, R20
Hair:  E35, E31, Y21
Wings and Cushion:  YG9, YG6, YG3
Outfit:  R85, R83, R81
Cup:  Y21, Y00

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my DT project for this mid month inspiration.  Feedback is always appreciated and I would love it if you follow my blog.

Links:

http://scrappers-delights-challenge-blog.blogspot.co.uk/
http://scrappersdelights.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=89
http://scrappersdelightspapercrafts.blogspot.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/376140345820051/

I am entering this into the following challenges:


http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/
http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
http://kraftinkimmiestamps.blogspot.co.uk/
http://thecraftyaddicts.blogspot.co.uk/
https://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
http://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Inspiration Destination Challenge


Welcome to another Just for Fun challenge over at Inspiration Destination, we would love you to join us and show us more of your wonderful projects.

Card recipe: 

All elements from the Timeless Elegance Collection from Hunkydory
Gingham bow ribbon

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

Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Sunday, 11 June 2017

Primrose

Hi everyone, here is my entry for the Aurora Wings Challenge 51.  I have a huge collection of Aurora Wings images and love colouring them up.

Card recipe: 

White hammered cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Backing trellis work from crafty stash
Backing papers from crafty stash
Green glitter cardstock from Create and Craft
Tattered Lace Peach Sorbet dies
Hunkydory sentiment
Flower embellishments from crafty stash
Aurora Wings freebie Primrose Sprite image coloured with Copics

Copics used:

Skin:  E000, E00, E11, E21, R20
Hair:   YG67, YG63, YG11
Primroses:  Y11, Y28, Y00
Outfit:  YG67, Y11, YG11

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

https://aurorawingschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/




Friday, 9 June 2017

Tears of a clown

Hi everyone, a little Scrappers Delight DT inspiration from me today.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Backing paper from crafty stash
Derwent watercolour cardstock
Stamped sentiment
Scrappers Delight Tears of a Clown  image coloured with Spectrum Noir Aquablend pencils
Tonic scallop square dies

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Winter fun

Hi everyone, some DT Christmas Card from me today using a gorgeous image from Imagine That.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Backing papers from crafty stash
Derwent watercolour cardstock
Tonic scallop dies
Imagine That sentiment and Dog Sledding image coloured with Spectrum Noir Aquablend pencils

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Hello Panda

Made a cute panda card today.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Grey textured cardstock
White cardstock
Small bit of red scrap card
Tonic scallop square, panda and rushes dies
Stamped sentiment
Acetate

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Gone Fishing!!!

A little water colouring from me today.

Card recipe: 

White card blank
Derwent watercolour cardstock
Backing paper from Joanna Sheen
Blue co-ordinations cardstock
Tonic scallop square dies
Power Poppy Fly Guy image coloured with Spectrum Noir Aquablend pencils
Stamped sentiment

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Gladys

A sympathy card from me today for a friend who has just lost her mother.

Card recipe: 

Centura pearl cardstock
Die'sire create a card dies
All other elements from various Hunkydory sets





This view shows the front of the card when closed
















This view shows the inside of the card when open








Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my card.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.



Saturday, 3 June 2017

Imagine That

Hi everyone, here is my DT inspiration for the June Link Up  Imagine That! challenge where you can get this image for free if you link up using an Imagine That image!

Card recipe: 

White card blank
White super smooth cardstock
Crafters Company 3D embossing folder
Imagination Craft Mousse
Tonic oval dies
Imagine That Freebie Sentiment and Coffee Giraffe image coloured with Copics

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my DT project for this challenge.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Scrappers Delight Thrifty Thursday




Hi everyone, its Thrifty Thursday and time for the June freebie over at Scrappers Delight.  Check out the DT inspirations for this challenge.
#scrappersdelights #cardmaking #digitalstamps #papercrafts #adultcoloring

Here is my DT inspiration.

Card recipe: 

White hammered cardstock
White super smooth cardstock
Green co-ordinations cardstock
Backing papers and sentiment from one of Debbi Moore's magazines
Flower embellishments from crafty stash
Faux gem
Spellbinders flourish die
Tattered Lace trellis die
Scrappers Delight Lady Constance image coloured with Copics

Copics used:

Skin:  E000, E00, E11, E21, R20, E08
Hair:   E41, E50, E53
Outfit:  G99, G94, YG67

Links:

http://scrappers-delights-challenge-blog.blogspot.co.uk/
http://scrappersdelights.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=89
http://scrappersdelightspapercrafts.blogspot.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/376140345820051/

I am entering this into the following challenges:

http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/
http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
http://kraftinkimmiestamps.blogspot.co.uk/
http://thecraftyaddicts.blogspot.co.uk/
https://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
http://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Inspiration Destination Challenge 129


Welcome to another Just for Fun challenge over at Inspiration Destination, we would love you to join us and show us more of your wonderful projects.

Here is my DT project for this challenge.

Card recipe: 

Card blank, backing paper and boat embellishment all from a freebie in Quick Cards Magazine
Hunkydory sentiment
Acetate
Minute balls behind acetate
Tonic circle die

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you like my DT shaker card.  Feedback is always very much appreciated and I would love you to follow my blog.