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Friday, 31 August 2012

Sassy Sally for TPC Sketch Challenge

Hello and Happy Day to you all.  My card for today features Sassy Sally and her Autumn Leaves from Sassy Cheryl and she is so cute.



Our Challenge for this week at Totally Papercrafts features this fabulous sketch provided by our Lovely Lisa.  Please visit the Challenge to see the interpretation of the theme provided by the Design Team.


Our Sponsor for this week is the amazing:



 Whimsy Stamps are offering a prize of 5 Digital Stamps of the winners choice.


List of Materials used to make this card;

Centura Pearl base card - Card is approx. 5. 5" X  6.5".
Kanban Spotty paper for mats and die cut designs.
Image as above which is so cute and coloured in using Promarker Pens and Prismacolour Pencils.
Butterfly detail from Joanna Sheen CD Enchanted Dreams and is double layer.
Ribbon is vintage distressed ribbon and flowers are from my stash.
Sentiment is from Kanban and mounted onto spotty paper.



A closer view of this so sweet girl.

I would like to enter this card in the following Challenges:


Thank you so much for your continued support, it is much appreciated.

Hugs to all,



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Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Scarlett West Circle Steampunk Easel Card.

Hi and Hello to everyone.  My card for today features the fabulous image Scarlett West from Kenny K and she can be found here.  I love this image and have had so much fun colouring her and mounting the image and choosing all of the design detail.


List of Materials used to make this card:
Card base is good quality card cut into an approx 6.5" Circle Easel Card.
Wonderful image as above coloured with Promarker Pens and Prismacolour Pencils and some details added using Tim Holtz Distress Marker pens.
Steampunk Paper is from Graphic 45.
Mounts are cut from quality Gold and Red Mirror Card.  Lovely and shiny. 
Paper labels and butterflies, designer paper detail.
Butterfly cameo from Kaisercraft.
Designer button, ribbon, feathers, pins, clock faces and bling are all from my stash.
Lots of lovely detail has been used.  


I would like to enter this card for the following Challenges:

http://www.tammyscrapincorner.com/ # 25 - Lots of Layers



Image showing the bottom of this circle Easel  Card.  This is one of my favourite card shapes at the moment.  Lots of lovely design detail has been used to decorate the base of the card.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and to look at my card.  Your ongoing support is so appreciated.

Hugs

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Sunday, 26 August 2012

Further Ocean's Gift

Good evening to all in the Land of Blog.  I have been a bit MIA at this end of the week as have been working on some exciting future projects.  Watch this space!!!  Happy me.
I have been visiting as many of you as I can and hopefully leaving a little love.  So many lovely crafty friends write such interesting posts and I love reading these as much as looking at your cards.  Keep up the good work girls, you know who you are.




Have you ever fallen in love with an image?  I love this image Ocean's Gift from Sugar Nellie  This is my second effort with the stamp.  She is so lovely and yet modern fun and funky. I adore the so cute little seahorse friend which I have coloured blue.

List of materials  used to make this card:
Core'dinations base card and Prima flocked blue designer paper and corrugated board.
Wonderful image coloured using Promarker Pens, and Prismacolour  Pencils and a liberal sprinkle of green, orange and pink glitter.
Lace, cheesecloth and wonderful Marianne Design ribbon roses on net ribbon.  
Crystal swirls, buttons and twine, tassel with lovely little pearl in shell charm, ribbon.
Die cut flowers made by me
Marianne Dies, shell and anchor.
I almost forgot I stamped the image on shrink plastic using Stazeon Ink and coloured with Promarker Pens.  This was then baked in the oven and voil√† - a mini clear topper.



I would like to enter this card in the following Challenges:




Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.  Sending warmest wishes to you all.  

Hugs

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Sunday, 19 August 2012

Little Ballet Bea Cross Over Card just for me.

Hello and happy day to everyone.  I hope you are having a restful and relaxing Sunday. My card for today features the adorable Miss Teddy Bea as a little ballet dancer and she is gorgeous.  I have made this card just for me as I love Teddy Bea and have perhaps gone a bit overboard with the embellishment.  You can find her here.


This fabulous image is printed onto Joanna Sheen Satin Elegance Card and is coloured mostly using Promarker Pens and I am gradually building my stock of Tim Holtz
Distress Marker Pens and have used these for shadow, detail.
Lots of quality card stock for the cross over pocket style card and the insert and mounts.
Wonderful Design Papers - Chantilly Dawn Riddersholm Designs Denmark and these are really fabulous. All of the edges of the design papers and mounted images have been distressed.
Lots of die cuts - Spellbinder for image and mat. Tim Holtz On the Edge Butterflies.  New SCAD fan die cuts, Catalina Wreath from Memory box and butterfly edge punch.
Ribbon, pins and flowers are from my stash.
Sentiment in insert is Hunkydory and there is a die cut on the back of the insert for recording a greeting.


A closer, slightly blurry view due to my camera of this lovely image, don't you  just love her, the little sweetie.


Image showing the outside of the cross over card with details of inside panel with greeting and decoration.


I would like to enter this card in the following Challenges:

 http://teddybochallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Distress It.
http://ready-teddy-gochallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/challenge-13-anything-goes-blog-hop.html -  Anything  Goes
http://pinkgemchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ - Animls or Teddies
http://craftycalendarchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Teddy Bear Parade
http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Animals
http://thepoodlesparlour.blogspot.co.uk/ - Die Cuts
http://sweetnsassydigis.blogspot.co.uk/ - ~3D Flower Embellishment
http://reasonableribbon.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/challenges - RRR54
http://greatimpressionsstamps.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/a-new-challenge-and-our-top-pix.html Animals
http://nomatterwhichchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ - Anything Goes
http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/  - Cuddly Critters
http://robynsfetishchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ - Use a Digi
http://thecraftypad.blogspot.co.uk/ - to Die for


Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.  Your input and continued support do mean a lot to me.

Hugs

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Friday, 17 August 2012

Inspired by a Song for TPC

Hello and good morning to all.  My card for today is for the Inspired by a Song Challenge over at Totally Papercrafts and features the image Fairy and Mushrooms from the Digi Doodle Shop.  This Challenge theme is chosen by Susan.

Song: Away with the Fairies - The Saw Doctors



This weeks fabulous sponsor is
Digi Doodle Shop 
who are offering a $10 gift certificate to their store


List of Materials used to make this Easel Card:

6" x 6" base card and easel front.  
Designer Paper is lovely, glazed and glittered and from The Vintage Collage Stack from DCWV.
Wonderful image coloured using my Promarker, Spectrum Noir Pens and Polychrome Pencils.
Lots and lots of lovely die cuts. Circle for image and mount.  Flower heads, grass and mushroom - much fun was had by me.
Ribbon with ladybird from my stash.  
Cut out butterflies from Kaisercraft and red rose from my stash.
Lots of yummy joy.



Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.  Your comments and time are much appreciated.

Hugs

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Thursday, 16 August 2012

Titania from Sugar Nellie for Charisma Cardz Challenge - Marvellous Monochrome

Good morning to everyone.  My post for today features my Design Team card for  Charisma Cardz Challenge which this week features a Marvellous Monochrome Theme chosen by Joanne.  Please visit the Challenge to see the  fabulous inspiration provided by my design sisters.


Sponsors for this week are listed below:

 

Stamp Fairy are generously offering our lucky winner a $10 voucher to their online store


List of Materials used to make this card:

Titania, Queen of the Fairies by Sugar Nellie, coloured using Promarker Pens, Spectrum Noire Pens and Polychrome Pencils with glitter details.
Mounted on Cheery Lynn Die cut.  Other cutting dies,glitter card butterfly edge, Tim Holtz and die cut flourish.  Die Cut glitter Stars decorated with sequin flowers and pearls.
6" x 6" card stock, pink spotty digital paper from Cuddly Buddly - I think. Paper layer embellished with snowflake mask and coloured with vintage distress Ink - Spun Sugar and glittered with Hunkydory fine glitter.
Lovely ribbons, pearls, brads, greeting tag and embellishments from my stash.
Wonderful pink Prima fabric flowers.


I would like to enter this card for the following Challenges:

http://freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.co.uk/ - No digis use a rubber stamps

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.  I have such fun making these.

Sending warmest wishes to you all.

Hugs


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Monday, 13 August 2012

Fall Willow catching Leaves by Elizabeth Bell

Hello to all in Blogland.  I hope this finds well.  My card for today features the fabulous rubber stamp image Fall Willow catching leaves and she is lovely.  It is still summery and warm here but you can feel the change in the weather. So a perfect image for late summer.


List of Material used to make this card:

6" x 6" Easel card made from Core'dinations cardsotck.
Designer papers are Kaisercraft.
Card layer made from quality white card cut to fit and decorated at 4 corners using Anja Corner Cutting Die from Marianne Designs inked with Tattered Rose Distress Inks from Tim Holtz.
Wonderful stamped image coloured using Promarker Pens, Spectrum Noir Pens and Polychrome Pencils and mounted onto die cut from Cheery Lynn Designs.
Flowers are mostly from Kaisercraft, others from my stash.  Leaf ribbon and pink crushed ribbon from The Ribbon Reel.  
Pearls are from my stash.
Butterfly punches from Anna Griffin decorated with liquid pearls.
The bottom of the card has similar design paper and Cheery Lynn Die cut plus Prima Flower and die cut leaves using Tim Holtz die cut.
*I think that's all*


I would like to enter this card in the following Challenges:



Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and to look at my card.  Your time and input are much appreciated.

Hugs


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Sunday, 12 August 2012

Ocean's Gift from Sugar Nellie


Hello to you all and Happy Sunday from the UK.  I am sitting watching the Men's Olympic Marathon on the TV while listing this card and it is so exciting, like every other event we have watched throughout the past fabulous two week.  I am so looking forward to the closing ceremony this evening but will miss this so much.  Roll on the Para Olympic Games

Enough of my waffle and onto my card for today which features Ocean's Gift from Sugar Nellie
rubber stamp and she and her little seahorse friend are stunning and a delight to work with.




List of Materials used to make this card:

6" x 6" Cardstock for base and wonderful design papers from Crafty individuals.
Wonderful rubber stamp from Sugar Nellie coloured using Promarker Pens, Specrum Noir Pens which I am loving more and more and lots of stickles glitter on her hair, top and tail - mega bling.
Lots of Pearls, pearl flourishes, pearl border, lots of individual pearls and liquid pearl decoration.
Flowers are mostly made by me using shiny glittered blue paper from my stash which has sat in my scraps box for about a year and I am so pleased to have used.  Cut using a Do Hickey Die and a Die-Namic Die and each has a pearl in the centre.  2 fabric flowers from Marianne Designs have been used and a large daisy backing flower.
Lovely net blue ribbon detail which has not shown up clearly in the pictures and silver leaf flourish.



I would like to enter this card in the following Challenges:

http://www.hidinginmycraftroom.com/ - Super Scrap Saturday
http://craftpunked.blogspot.co.uk/ - Beside the Seaside




A closer view of this stunning image.  I have seen lots of lovely pink haired images recently and thought I would have a go.  I am pleased with the results and it gives my mermaid lots of definition.




Side view of card showing inside of card with design papers and topper for a greeting.




Arty view cause I love this image so much.  Thank you for taking the time to look at this card and read my post.  Your comments and continued support is much appreciated.

Hugs


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Friday, 10 August 2012

Elly Framed from Dilly Bean Stamps for TPC Challenge

Hello and happy day to all of you in Blogland.  I hope this finds you well.  We have a brand new Challenge for you today at Totally Papercrafts - Frame It - add a frame round your image.

   Congratulations to the winner of the last Challenge and thank you so much to all of you who took part.  There were some fabulous cards.  Please visit TPC to see the wonderful inspiration provided by our Design Team.


We have two fabulous sponsors this week.




 and a brand new sponsor


Dilly Beans will provide one lucky challenge participant with
3 digital images of their choice.



List of Materials used to make this card.

Wonderful Dilly Bean Image - Elly Framed, a new design company for me and my first use of their digital stamps, I will be using these lovely images again.  Coloured using Promarker Pens, Polychrome Pencils which I am loving at the moment and White Gel Pen.
6" x 6" Cardstock for base of card and lovely design papers from Crafty Individuals.
Edges of paper punched with butterfly punch.
Flowers all die cut using Magnolia Do Hickey Die and  Die-Namic Dies, cut from printed designer papers and edges distressed with Tim Holtz Inks.  This is a new technique for me as I have not made handmade flowers using this recipe before.  Leaves are from my Buddleia Bush which have been dryed for use.
Butterfly Stamp coloured with Vintage Distress Inks and decorated with pearls.
Hessian ribbon, pearls and vintage seam binding ribbon is from my stash. 


I would like to enter this card for the following Challenges:



Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and looking at my card.  Sending warmest wishes to you all.

Hugs


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Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Goldie from Wee Stamps, so cute mermaid and friend


Hello to all in Blog Land.   I hope this finds you well.  It has been a glorious day here in the UK and this looks set to last for the next few days.  Wonderful.

My card for today features the so sweet image Goldie from Wee Stamps and she is so cute.


List of Materials used to make this card.

6" x 6" card stock and so pretty Prima Paper Tropical Lagoon.
Wonderful image Goldie from Wee Stamps, coloured using Promarker Pens, Polychrome Pencils, Glaze Pen for bubble detail - a new technique for me and lovely Frantage glitter detail to bubbles. Glitter card frame for image.
Brand new die cuts, new technique folding and distressing cheesecloth to represent net and decorating with pearl bead detail.
Small shells gathered while beach combing the other week.
Lovely bead strip detail from Chocolate Baroque.
Bottom of card card decorated with same papers and have a greeting circle.



I would like to enter this card in the following Challenges:

http://creativecardcrew.blogspot.co.uk/ - On the Beach/ Under the Sea
Fab 'n' Funky - Pearls/Rhinestones



Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.  Sending warmest wishes to you all.

Hugs,


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