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Friday, 8 December 2017

T is for Trees



Hi everyone, thanks for your visit to my blog.
Today we begin a new challenge at Alphabet Challenges.
Amy has chosen for the letter T -- Trees
My card is an A6 Navy card, with a silver foil mat.
I blended D.I. Chipped Sapphire onto white card, creating
the moon with a white punched circle, removed after 
completing the blending.
Several trees were stamped with Chipped Sapphire in first, second
 and third generations, creating the appearance of depth.
Clear EP sprinkled and heated, to added to create a frosty shiny look.
The Tree stamp is a pine tree from a Scenescape Set.
The Sentiment is by Crafter's Companions.



 

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Show Me a Snowman

Hello again, there are a lot of Snowmen around this winter. LOL
today at Cardz 4 Galz our new challenge, the last for 2017
was chosen by me (Caz). I do love Snowmen!!
The challenge then, is simply Show Me A Snowman
Please do go and check out the super Snowmen created by the DT, 
it would be a shame to miss their inspiration.
I made a postcard, for a FB Postcard swap, 
I used my adorable Woodware Snowman Tower stamp.
I coloured it with Promarkers and the main card with
Distress Inks and a pine needle stamp around the edges.
I love the large greeting stamp, perfect for the postcard.

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Snowman at Cardz 4 Guyz

Hello everyone, thanks for your visit.
Today at Cardz 4 Guyz  , Jane has chosen for our last challenge
 for the year 2017 --- Snowman
Don't miss seeing the super snowmen created to inspire you by DT.
My card is a round card from Kanban. The background blue circle is
of  non shed glitter card.
The snowman is a digi coloured with Promarkers. 
Greeting stamp from my stash. 
Have fun, I look forward to visiting your blogs, to see your Snowman,

Friday, 1 December 2017

Snowman/men


Hello, thanks for your visit. Today at Sparkles Christmas Challenges
we begin our new challenge, out last for 2017.  Considering the amount
of snowfall over many parts of the UK, including the area where I live, it seems apt
that our challenge for December is Snowman/men, only one or many, you choose.
Please be sure to visit the blog, to see ther rules and of course
the amazing and interesting inspiration from the fabulous design team.
I apologise for the poor light of my card, I do live in the North of England,
and we don't enjoy a lot of  bright daylight.
My card is 7" square. To the left is an embossed panel of snowflakes,
I used an embossing folder. Two strips of pale blue glitter card, the
sentiment is a die, using the same glitter card.
The stamp of cheeky snowmen is a Woodware stamp, coloured with 
Promarkers. Glitter here and there and a sprinkling of crystal gems.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Anything Goes Christmas # 20


Hello again, we are starting a new challenge 
Anything Goes Christmas #20
Please pop over to see the wonderful inspiration by the DT.
Thanks to those who took part last month we had over 100 entries,
we were thrilled and inspired by you all. 
I stamped Ho Ho Ho for the background, using black 
and Festive Berries DT.
The main stamp of Santa is by Kanban, an old stamp but a useful one,
Coloured with Promarkers.
I used Fluffy stuff on his beard and fur on his suit.
It's such fun to use,  add to the area, heat it with your heat tool
 and right before your eyes it just fluffs up and stays so.
Thanks for your visit.

Monday, 27 November 2017

Happy Christmas/Happy Holidays


Hello, today at Make My Monday, we begin a new 
challenge - Happy Christmas or Happy Holidays
Please check out the blog, to see the wonderful creations 
from the Design Team. 
My white card is 5 x 7" with a silver mirri backing.
White card, embossed with a snowflake Embossing folder.
An oval cut into the card, sheet below the oval with the
stamped image of Santa by Inkadinkado, coloured with
Promarkers.
Gems added to the centre of the embossed snowflakes. 
Hope you enjoy, thanks for your visit,
 

Friday, 24 November 2017

S is for Snow People


Hello again, today we begin a new challenge at 
It was my turn to choose, one of my favoiurite types
of Christmas cards are those with Snow People, so that is my choice.
Team B have had fun, so I hope you will pop overr to see their cards.
I used a scallop edged round card. , they remind me of snowballs.
A die cut background blended with DI Broken China.
A die cut circle, stamped with Snowmen stamp by
Little Claire Designs, the outer edge belended again as above.
The image was coloured with Promarkers with a generous sprinkle of Glitter. 

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Cupcakes


Hello everyone, I hope your well and didn't get too wet yesterday,
it seems the UK has been under one big black cloud. 
Today we are starting a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz. 
Amy has chosen Cupcakes
Please check out the blog there are some Yummy! Cupcakes
designed by the team. Thanks ladies!
For my card, the papers and pyramage topper are from a CD - 
from Oh! La La Creations - The Shawn Jenkins Collection. 
A strip of glittery gems added to decorate. 

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Reindeer


Hello again, today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz -
Julie has chosen for Challenge #183 - Reindeer.
The stamp is by Woodware, coloured with Promarkers.
The round sentiment is by Dreamees.
The papers are from a huge pile of Christmas stash, I promise I won't buy 
anymore this year, I promise.
Have fun everyone. 


Wednesday, 15 November 2017

White Christmas



Hello again, for our next challenge at Sparkles Monthly Challenges 
Maryvonne has chosen 
White Christmas
Please check out the blog to see the wonderful inspiration from the DT.
The card is 6 x 4 inches, the central panel is matted onto silver mirri card.
The white card panel was embossed in an embossing folder - Christmas Vines.
The flowers were stamped using stamps from Honey Doo Designs onto vellum,
heat embossed with Stampendous White detailed powder.
The branch leaves were stamped with Chloe Stamps.
Have fun.


Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Anything Goes Christmas #19

Hello, today we begin a new challenge at
The Holly and the Ivy Christmas Challenges
our theme is
Anything Goes  Challenge #19
We want to see a Christmas card, so easy and so much needed
for our Christmas stash.
Please check out the wonderful inspiration from the DT.
I made a square scallop edge card, decorated with a sheet
of designer paper from a Christmas papers pad from my stash.
Decorated with a paper bow.
The label has a stamp from Katy Sue Designs - Tall Tails Robin
coloured with Promarkers, a few stamped snowflakes to complete.
The paper and label were edged with Distress Ink Brushed Courdrou.

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Thank You/Thanksgiving

Hello, today we are starting a new challenge at 
Tammy has chosen for us a card we all need to have in our
ready to send box or drawer. 
Thank you or Thanksgiving
Please check out the wonderful cards made by the Design Team.
I embossed all layers with Christmas Vines E.F.
The embossed layers were then rubbed with Gold Metallic
Wax Patina. The sentiment is by Sheena Douglass from
Only Words. The butterflies are printed from a Kraftyhands CD -
Butterflies Botanical. Gems from my stash.


Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Oh! Christmas Tree


Hi, over at Cardz 4 Guyz our challenge for the next two weeks
will be  Oh! Christmas Tree
Why don't you check it out and see the super ideas from the Design Team.
The papers on my card are all from Simply Christmas CD
by Dreamees. The Christmas tree is also by Dreamees.
Have fun, looking forward to seeing your entries,

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Anything Goes Christmas #18


Hello again, thanks for your visit. Well the clocks went back an hour, 
on Saturday in the UK, I also feel as though the temperature went back
about 10 degrees.  So much frost this morning. Brrhh !! it was cold.
Today we start  a new challenge at The Holly and the Ivy Chrismas Challenges
The challenge is Anything Goes -  Christmas #18
Please check out the wonderful inspiration from the DT. 
For my card - the main image is the gorgeous reindeer from
Woodware stamps, coloured with Promarkers.
The background papers are from a paper pad in my stash.
Greeting stamp by Little Claire Designs. 

Monday, 30 October 2017

Anything BUT a card


Hello again, thanks for your visit.
Today we start a new challenge at Make My Monday.
Amy has chosen for the challenge
Anything BUT a card
Please pop over to check out the creations from the DT,
it would be a shame to miss them.
I have had this small chest of 3 drawers for a long time, 
I knew I wanted to paint/deorate it but didn't know until recently
what I wanted to do. All edges are painted with an orange acrylic paint. 
The papers I used are by Graphic 45 -Rare Oddities paper pad.
I adore Graphic 45 and Halloween so they are a perfect combination. 
Thanks for popping by. 

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Favourite Flower and Why


Hello, at long last it appears as thought my chest condition has 
resolved and I can now function in a comfortable fashion. Health issues have
been a concern for the past two months,  so pleased to be back crafting
and blogging.
Today we begin a new challenge at  Cardz 4 Galz, Ina G our DT member
in Australia has chosen for us
Favourite Flower and Why? Yes you must tell us why you chose
your particular favourite flower. 
Please take a look at the blog, it seems that Roses are the most
popular choice of the DT, though there are others. 
For my card. I used a background paper from my paper stash.
The stamp I used is a Bluebell from Chocolate Baroque. 
Coloured with Promarkers.
The reason I chose the bluebell, is I love to see them in the pathways
and wooded areas, they smell so lovely and fresh. For me they are the first 
signs of the beginning of Spring. 
I look forward to seeing which flower you have chosen.


Saturday, 21 October 2017

Halloween or Cats

Hello again, thanks for popping by.  I hope you are all well and safe
from any inclement weather conditions. Stay indoors and craft.
The challenge for the next two weeks at My Time To Craft (MTTC)
is Halloween or Cats.
Please pop over to the blog to see the amazing ideas from the DT.
I decided on Cats for my DT card.
The tag card, background papers and stamp used are from
Little Claire Designs.
I used a cute  Dinkie stamp of the cats. I used Promarkers to colour the stamp.
Added some lace and a gingham ribbon,
Have fun, please stay safe. 

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Anything Goes - Christmas # 17


Hello, welcome to my blog. I do hope you are well.
Today we begin a new two weekly challenge at
The Holly and the Ivy Christmas Challenge blog
as usual the challenge is -~ Anything Goes Christmas # 17
Please pop over to the blog to see the super inspiration from the DT.
For my card, I created a scene with Santa and a few over excited reindeer.
The scene was created using stamps from Katy Sue - The Spirit of Christmas.
I used Promarkers to colour the images. Watercoloured the sky with DI
Stormy Sky. I used Fluffy Stuff on Santa's beart and white fur.
The greeting stamp is from Crafter's Companions.
Thanks again for popping in to see me. 

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Autumn Colours


Hello everyone, thanks for your visit.
Today at Sparkles Monthly Challenges our new challenge
has started.  We would like to see Autumn Colours
It would be a shame to miss the lovely works from the DT.
 Please pop over to see their inspirations.
For my card I used a
Kraft scollop  edge card, matted with brown card.
Cream card - blended with Autumnal colour Distress Inks.
Stamps are from Dare 2B Artzy - Tangle Leaves were stamped onto 
a piece of card after playing with Brusho powders.
I hope you enjoy playing with your Autumnal Colours.



Friday, 13 October 2017

P is for Pumpkins


Hello again, thanks for your visit. Today at
Alphabet Challenges we have reached the letter P.
Tammy on the DT has chosen for this letter...
Pumpkins.
Please pop over to check out the DT's creations.
I have used the usual Orange and Black background to
display my design.
The pumpkins and the scarecrow are free digi stamps I found 
on Pinterest. I coloured them all with Promarkers and pencils.
Rather than make it a Halloween card, I thought it was just as
nice to say Happy Autumn - sending this message to you all. 

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Monochromatic

Hello everyone, I hope you are well and enjouing your crafting.
Today we are statting a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz.
Chris has chosen for us Monochromatic. 
You can use a contrast colour to display your creation, usually this is
either black, white, or a darker or lighter shade of your chosen colour. 
I have chosen orange, I love this colour which is bright and warm.
Plain black and orange cardstock. 
A piece of white card sprayed with mica inks for a background interest.
The stamp is from Woodware Stamps - Cosmos Flowers, as is the
greeting stamp. I used Promarkers and pencils to colour.
Black gems added to the flower centres. 
Thanks for your visit.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Boo! Halloween

Hi everyone, thanks for your visit.  I hope you are well and 
enjoying your crafting.
Today we begin a new challenge over at Cardz 4 Guyz. 
Not surprisingly, it being the time of the year we are asking
to see Boo! Halloween entries or if you're not into Halloween
for whatever reasons, we would like to see your 
Autumn Thank You cards. 
Please pop over to see the creations from the DT, it would be a 
shame to have missed them.
For my card, I have aimed for the younger male.
The background consists of DI blending, some ink sprays,
The Whitby Abbey stamp from Crafty Individuals, several stamps from 
within my Halloween collection of stamps. The main character of
Count Dracula is by Crafty Sentiments, coloured with Promarkers.
The main card is black cardstock. The glitter edging is strips of 
double sided tape sprinkled with fine silver glitter
Have fun everyone, take care of you and yours. 

Saturday, 7 October 2017

Sympathy

 
Hi everyone, thanks for your visit.
Today at My Time To Craft we are starting a new
two weekly challenge. We all sadly at some time or 
another we need to send a Sympathy card.
Please see the creations from the DT.
I have made a CAS card, I used a bought
embossed card, where I stamped a lovely simple
grass scene from Stamps Away, an old favourite for when
they did produce stamps. 
Take are and stay well. 

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Anything Goes -Christmas #16

Hi, welcome to my blog, hope you are safe and well.
Today we begin a new two weekly challenge at 
The challenge as always is 
Anything Goes - Christmas #16
Please pop over to see the fabulous cards from the Design Team.
My card was shown on Hochanda TV a few weeks ago.
The gorgeous stamp and greeting stamp are from Little Claire Designs
For the background, I sprayed shimmery mica green ink on
the green card, added striped paper from my stash.
I added gold braid, greeting and card candi to embellish. 
Have fun, I'm looking forward to seeing your cards.

Monday, 2 October 2017

Animal Antics

Hello again, thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new challenge
at Make My Monday. Emma has chosen for the next two weeks,
Animal Antics.
It would be a real shame if you didn't go to see the super antics
created by the design team. 
My small Christmas card has the cutest hedgehogs and
sentiment from  Little Claire Designs
I coloured them with Promarkers. Glitter added around the 
white card, sorry it doesn't stand out in the photo. 
Hope to see your Animal Antics on the MMM blog.

Friday, 29 September 2017

O is for Oval

Hello, thanks for your visit. Today is the beginning of a two
week challenge at Alphabet Challenge. We are already up to the 
letter O .  Lesley has chosen O is for Oval.
Please pop over to see the creations fo the DT.
For my card, the main image is a stamp from Stamps Away, 
it is an old but a favourite stamp of mine. 
Coloured with Promarkers with of course a generous
sprinkling of glitter here and there.
The greeting stamp is by Crafter's Companions. 
Have fun, don't forget to pop back to see what else I have been doing.

Anything Christmas Goes at Winter Wonderland


Hello, welcome to my blog. Today at Winter Wonderland
our challenge is Anything  Christmas Goes.
We are looking forward to seeing your Christmas card designs.
We are so lucky to be sponsored with this challenge by 

The lucky winner will be able to choose 2 free digis from the shop
It would be a shame to miss the lovely creations by the DT, who
were kindly supplied with digi stamps from our sponsors.
I have used the Christmas Penguins, coloured the digi with
Promarkers. With lots of glitter adding sparkle.
Don't you just love those snowballs dangling on the card.
Have fun. 

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Dragonflies

Hello, today over at Cardz 4 Galz, Sian has chosen
for our challenge - Dragonflies.
The DT have again excelled with their wonderful designs,
it would be a shame not to pop over to see them.
For my card, I decided to try, for a change, to be rather 
clean in my design.
I masked two sides of my card, leaving the centre to work on.
I started blending DI from the bottom to the top, 
a few shades of lemon, yellow, green, grey, ending with 
Hickory Smoke.
Both Dragonflies are stamps from a set bySheena Douglass,
stamped with Versafine black ink.
The sentiment is from Crafter's Companions. 

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Architecture

Hi, today we begin a new challenge over on Cardz 4 Guyz.
Sue from the Design Team has chosen for us to play with
Architecture
Please take a look at the blog the DT have again made some
fabulous cards to inspire you.
My card is actually a postcard, which I made for a postcard
swap. The stamp is from Michael Powell of the lighthouse
and buildings. I coloured it all with pencils to give
a softer look. The words on ethe edges were created
with my computer  ----
Oh! I do like to be beside the seaside. 
I hoep you enjoy the challenge. 

Saturday, 23 September 2017

Die Cuts Only


Hi, I hope your safe and well wherever you may be.
Parts of the world are suffering so much with the disasterous
weather conditions. 
Today at My Time To Craft Mags has chosen for us 
Die Cuts Only
Please pop over to see the inspiration from the DT.
I was inspired by a similar card I saw on Pinterest.
I don't have fancy shaped dies, I am a stamper, but
I do have lots of shaped dies, for matting and adding layers.
Hence my very geometrical diesigned card.
I recently bought a set of nesting square dies, this is
the result of my playtime. Hope you like it. 

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Anything Goes #15 -Christmas


Hello, thanks for popping by. Today at 
is #15 Anything Goes as long as it is Christmas
Please pop to the blog to check out the DT work, there are some
amazing and beautiful inspirational cards for Christmas.
I have used a round scallop edge card. Using round dies have 
created a silver mirri and blue sky with snow layers.
The main image and sentiment are adorable stamps from
coloured with Promarkers and DI Broken China. 
Looking forward to seeing your card entries.

Monday, 18 September 2017

Autumn Colours


Hello, sending my love and best wishes to all my crafty
friends in Texas and Florida following the dreadful weather
conditions they have suffered over the last few weeks. 
Today we begin a new challenge at Make My Monday. 
Sue has chosen Autumn Colours - we in the UK are at the
beginning of our Autumn season, it is already colder and 
it gets dark so early. The Autumn colours bring an extra warmth.
Please pop and see the designs from the DT, they again have 
some wonderful inspiration for you to see.
I kept my card simple, several layers, of black and orange,
 to accent the main stamped image, which is a stunning
wooden stamp I recently bought for £1 at a craft event.
When I started stamping it was mostly with wooden stamps,
I still love them and like to rescue some of the good old ones
when I get a chance.  The only information on the stamp is
it is American. 
I have coloured the fruity Autumnal wreath with Promarkers. 
Have fun using your beautiful colours for the Autumn. 

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Welcome Little Baby


Hello, hope you are well and thanks for your visit.
Today at Cardz 4 Galz we begin a new challenge.
Maryvonne in France has chosen for us
Welcome Little Baby (Girl)
The DT have some great ideas, why don't you pop over?
Instead of a card I have reversed a canvas board, used
pretty gingham and plain papers, adding some  Baby Girl ribbon.
All of course in shades of pink.
The adorable central image is from a stamp by
Little Claire Designs, coloured with Promarkers. 

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Nature

Hello, I hope you are well, I am much improved though still not
yet 100% Thank goodness for antibiotics.
Today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz chosen by Helen.
Challenge # 178 - Nature
Please take a look at the super designs from the team.
I created the background using three Distress Inks.
The square negative silhouette stamp is from Imagination Crafts.
Matted and layered onto toning papers, black and then Kraft card.
I do hope you like my take on Nature. 

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Under the Sea


hello everyone, hope your well and enjoying crafting.
Today begins a new challenge at My Time To Craft (MTTC)
Pat has chosen for the challenge Under The Sea.
Please take a look at the fabulous inspiration from the DT.
I made a postcard, something different. The background was 
reated witht he water technique using Distress Inks.
The stamp, all you see is one I bought from a £1 sale bin,
I believe it was from Dimensions Fourth ( no longer in business)
Coloured with Promarkers, white gel pen and Glossy Accents.

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Anything Goes Christmas # 14

Hello, hope you are well, and welcome to my blog.
Today at The Holly and the Ivy Christmas challenges  blog
we have a new challenge which as always is --
Anything Goes (Must be Christmas)
Please  do go to the blog for details and to see the amazing
contributions from the Design Team.
My card today was made for the last TV Hochanda airing
for Little Claire Design stamps. 
I made a tent card which folds flat for postage.,
The centre panel shows the fun stamp of hedgehogs
decorating their ladder tree. Coloured with Promrkers.
Have fun and take care of you and yours. xx

Monday, 4 September 2017

Something For a Child

Hi, to all my visitors, shy you may be, for I have more visitors than comments.
Today we begin a new challenge at Make My Monday.
Silvi has chosen a lovely challenge =
Something For a Child - it can be any handmade project
Please check out the wonderful DT creations.
I was inspired by a card I saw on Pinterest.
The stamps used are by Craftyscrappers - Magical birthday set.
They are such cute dragons, I love them.
The dragons are coloured with Promarkers.
The die cut holes sheet is adhered with silicone glue to the 
blue glitter sheet.  Hope you like my card. Have fun. 

Friday, 1 September 2017

Christmas Animals

Hello everyone, here we are the beginning of another month, so the beginning
of a new challenge at Sparkles Christmas Challenges. This month - September
I ahve chosen for the challenge - Christmas Animals. 
The Design Team have had great fun with this one, so please do go to see them.
I used a Kraft card, covered with papers from my stash from Creative Crafting World. 
The stamp is by Katy Sue Designs, Tall Tails the Reindeer.
Coloured with Promarkers. 
Gold mirri card and Card Candi added to the design. 

Dots and Stripes

Hello, here we are ther 1st of September, don't the months go by fast?
Time for a new two weekly challenge at Winter Wonderland.
The challenge is Dots and Stripes (Christmas related).
We have a lovely Sponsor for this challenge: 

CRAFTY SENTIMENTS DESIGNS

I love to shop at:

PRIZE - 3 images of the winner's choice



For my card I chose the Snowman Candy image, which I coloured 
with Promarkers and of course a sprinkling of glitter.
I used a dottty embossing folder for the background - Dots
Die cuts from Marianne Dies- Spellbinder Dies.
I hope you have fun over the next two weeks. 

M - Make Your Mark

Today begins a new challenge at Alphabet Challenges
Julie has chosen for the letter M - Make Your Mark.
We are looking for you to get out your pens, pencils, paint brushes etc. 
Please pop over to check out the DT inspiration.
I have made a Kraft card with an Autumn type background paper.
The stamps I used are from Hobby Art - Farmhouse Scene It set.
I stamped with Archival Sepia, then coloured with a few 
brown water colour pencils. Have you spotted the two pheasants
sitting on the log? Have fun. 

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Get Krafty


hello again, hope your keeping well, I'm not too good myself at present.
I have a chest infection(again) along with aching limbs and general fatigue.
Well that's enough about me. LOL
Today we start a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz. 
Julie has chosen  - Get Krafty - so you are to use Kraft card.
The DT have again excelled with some wonderful inspiration.
Please pop and visit the blog to check them out. 
I have used a 7" sq. Kraft card, which nicely acommodates the large
stamp from Honey Doo Stamps,  along with the Greeting stamp. 
I love Amanda's stamps.
I stamped with Versamark, heat embossed with white fine detail powder.
I then painted with mica paints.  It truly glimmers and shines .

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Begin with letter 'D'

Hi, today we started a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz
It being the 5th Tuesday in the month it is time for our
Something Beginning with the letter...... this month it is 'D'.
The DT have some super ideas, please pop over to see them. 
I took an easy option and chose DAD for my letter D.
I used papers from my stash from Creative Crafting World.
The Cricketer and accessories are by "Craft UK" Rubber Stamping.
This could be for a sixty four or forty six year old. 
The Dad stamp was a 50p purchase in a sale. So useful. 
Coloured with Promarkers and Distress Inks. 

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Get Krafty

Hello, thanks for popping by. Today begins a new challenge
over at My Time To Craft  - Jo would like us to 
Get Krafty - (Use Kraft card in our design)
Please check out the blog to see the team's use of Kraft Card.
I used a 6" square scallop edge card. Stamped with black ink,
snowflakes with crystal gems.
Gold Mirri card to mat a piece of cream card. 
Stamps used are by Katy Sue Designs. - Tall Tails Set - Robin
and the snowflake corner decorated with glitter and a gem.
The Tall Robin was coloured with Promarkers.

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Anything Goes # 13


Hello, thanks for popping by. Today begins a new two weekly
As always the challenges are Anything Goes - Christmas.
Please pop over to check out the rules (a few) and to see 
the ideas from the Design Team.
My card is a small 4" scallop edge card.
I used card,  papers and gems  from my stash. 
Both designs are stamps by Little Claire Designs.
This card was recently shown on Hochanda TV.
I coloured them with Promarkers.
Have fun - please pop back soon to see more of my cards. 

Monday, 21 August 2017

Lazy Days of Summer

Hello, thanks for popping by. Today at Make My Monday,
we have a new challenge - Robbie has chosen
Lazy Days of Summer
Please do visit the blog to check out the Design Team's inspiration.
For my card, the topper is from a LOTV stamp.
Papers and other elements are all from my stash.
The butterfly is MDF coloured with a Green Sparkle pen. 

Friday, 18 August 2017

L - is for Lace


Hello, thanks for your visit. Today we have a new challenge at 
Alphabet Challenges. We have now reached the letter L - Emma has chosen
L is for LACE
Check out the DT's inspiration over on the blog. 
I used papers , gems, glitter, lace and flowers from my stash.
The doiley die from Dreamees.
Sentiment from LOTV.
Jasmine with Feathers from Crafty Sentiments, coloured with Promarkers

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Cats or Kittens

Hi, today we start a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz.
Jan has chosen 
Cats or Kittens (or even both)
The Design Team have some fabulous inspiration for you to see.
I made a cute Christmas Card for a cat lover friend. 
The image and papers are from Creative Crafting World.
I added die cut frames and gems, along with the usual
sprinkle of glitter. 

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Fancy Folds

Hello, thanks for stopping by. Today we begin a new challenge at
Jane has chosen for the next two weeks for us to create some
FANCY  FOLDS
There are so many amazing folds nowadays, the Design Team 
have demonstrated a number of varieties. Have fun with your folding.
Please pop and check out the amazing ideas from the DT.
I have made a Stubby Diamond Fold card.  It is a lot easier than
it looks, using one A4 sheet of card for the main body. 
I have matted the card with black card and tartan paper
from my stash.  The stamped images are both from a Sports set
of stamps by "Craft UK" Rubber Stamping. 
I coloured the golf bag and the player with Promarkers. 
Have fun, enjoy doing something different.