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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Another Christmas Sneak Peek for Crafter's Companion

Hello to everyone.  I hope this finds you well.

I have another Christmas creation to share with you.

The fabulous Traditional Christmas Kit from Crafter's Companion  launches on Create and Craft at 8pm on 1 August 2013 and will be the Pick of The Week.



List of materials used to make this creation:

Traditional Christmas Kit: Papers, elements - Z Fold card with insert.
Die'sire Decorative Die - Enchanted Spring by Crafter's Companion

Centura Pearl Card for mounting card insert.


Thank you so much for reading this post and looking at my card.

Sending hugs to all from,








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Another Hunkydory Sneak Peek for Crafter's Companion

Hello to everyone. 

  I hope this finds you well.

 I have another Christmas creation to share with you.

The fabulous Traditional Christmas Kit for Crafter's Companion  Launches on Create and Craft at 8pm on 1 August 2013.


List of materials used to make this creation:

Other materials from my stash.

Thank you so much for reading this post and looking at my card.

Sending hugs to all from,







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A Sad Farewell

My card for today is a so sweet image from the CD Rom Simpler Times which features the fabulous artwork of Elizabeth Bell and is presented by Katy Sue Designs.  

I have made this card as a fond farewell to the fabulous Digi Bells Design Team as my three months as GDT has now finished. 

 I have so enjoyed working with these fabulous images and cannot thank Elisabeth and her wonderful Design Teams enough for allowing me to join in and create with these so sweet creations. 

 I shall miss you all.


List of Materials used to make this card:
Wonderful image as detailed above coloured using my Spectrum Noir Pens, with some pencil detail and cut using a Spellbinder round die.
Image mounted on doily and then Joy Cut Die and 2 layers of DP cut with a Go-Kreate Die.
I recently crocheted some small flowers using Embroidery Floss and this card features one of these, with button and ribbon detail.
Die cut flower swirl distressed with Tim Holtz Vintage inks.
Pearls, Tim Holtz Story Ticket, and other details from my stash.
Die cut card base.

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

Sending hugs to all,


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Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Easel Card Box for Crafter's Companion Sneak Peek


Hello to all and Happy Day. 

 I am back with another so sweet project featuring the Traditional Christmas Kit from Crafter's Companion which will Launch on Create and Craft at 8pm on 1 August 2013.




List of Materials used to make this project:

Traditional Christmas Kit: Papers, elements.
Die'sire Decorative Die - Enchanted Spring by Crafter's Companion
Ribbon from my stash.



Thank you so much for reading this post and looking at my card.

Sending hugs to all from,





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Monday, 29 July 2013

Exploding Box Tutorial for Crafter's Companion Club Inspire

Hello to everyone, me again.

I recently made a Tutorial for Crafter's Companion featuring an Exploding Box on the Barkley Christmas CD Rom.  You can view this project at Club Inspire - Crafter's Companion's free to join club.


Barkley Exploding Box

I had so much fun making this sweet project.

List of materials used to make this Exploding Box:

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my project.

Sending hugs to all from,


  
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Hunkydory Christmas Kit Sneak Peek for Crafter' Companion

I have been a very busy girl again making Christmas projects for Crafter's Companion to showcase the wonderful Traditional Christmas Card Kit which launches on Create and Craft at 8pm on 1 August 2013.

I and the other members of our lovely Crafter's Companion DT will be showing you cards during this week.   

 This really is the most fabulous Christmas Kit and I have so enjoyed making these cards.


I have chosen to make a circle Triple Easel Card.

List of materials used to make this card:

Traditional Christmas August 2013: Papers and elements
Ribbon is from my stash.

Thank you so much for reading this post and looking at my card.

Sending hugs to all from,

Laine

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Thursday, 25 July 2013

Eden's Second Christmas for Elisabeth Bell's World Monthly Challenge.

Hello to everyone.   I hope this finds you well.

My GDT time with the fabulous Digi Bells DT is drawing to a close and this will be my last opportunity to showcase my card for the Elizabeth Bell's World Monthly Challenge.  

The theme of this Challenge is 'Christmas in July'.

I have used the so sweet image Eden's Second Chistmas .

List of Materials used to make this card:
Designer paper from my stash.
Wonderful image as detailed above coloured using my Spectrum Noir Pens.
List of Spectrum Noir Pens used:
Skin:  FS2, FS4, TN2, CR1
Hair and Teddy:  TN1, TN2, TN4, EB8
Clothes:  CR6, CR8, CR10, DR7 and blender pen
Tree:  LG1, LG2, LG3, JG1
Parcel and bauble: IB1, IB3, TB1 and blender pen
Bag and ribbon:  CT1, CT2, CT4
Outline of image IB1.
Die cuts are Spellbinder for image, Joy Craft for Mount.  I have used several flourish, star and a Christmas tree die.
Poinsettia is a Marianne Die Cut with pearl button and I have used Distress Inks to colour. 
Flowers, berries, leaves, ribbon are all from my stash.
Lots of Frantage has been used. 

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 hugs to all from,


  
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Little Lady Bug for Paper Crafting Journey Challenge - Punches or Die Cuts

Its time for another fabulous Challenge at Paper Crafting Journey and our theme  is 'Punches or Die Cuts' and this is my interpretation. 

Our Sponsor for this Challenge is Whimsy Stamps and the DT used their own images.




I have used the so sweet rubber stamp Little Lady Bug by Saturated Canary for Little Darling Stamps.  It is the first time I have inked her and she is sooooo cute.

These Challenges are for any form of paper crafting as long as they follow the theme of the Challenge.

We had a fabulous response to the last Challenge and it was a joy to view your cards


 List of Material used to make this project:

So sweet image as listed above coloured using my Copic Pens with some pencil and white gel pen detail.
Image cut using oval Spellbinder die.
Other die cut are Go-Create die for card layer and floral oval die, cause I like it.
Distress Ink has been used to colour floral die cut.
Flowers, tag, ribbon, pearls and Tim Holtz Story Ticket all from my stash.
I have used a die cut card base.


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

Sending hugs to all,



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Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Lomasi (Pretty Flower) fabulous new release from Wee Stamps


Hello and Happy Day to Everyone.  

My time as July GDT for Sylvia Zet is coming to a close.  I have had fabulous fun designing with these so sweet images and would like to thank Sylvia and Mariska for this wonderful opportunity.  I have loved being GDT for Wee Stamps

This card features the beautiful Lomasi (Pretty Flower) another release from Sylvia for this month and she is so cute.



  I have made a tent style card and have tried to add embellishments which were in keeping with this so sweet image.

This image is available from Wee Stamps in digital format.  
All Wee Stamps images are or will be available as rubber stamps from Whimsy Stamps and  as part of a set of card toppers from The Hobby House 



List of Materials used to make this card:

Wonderful image as detailed above coloured mostly using my Spectrum Noir Pens with some pencil detail.
Image cut using a Spellbinder Die. 
Other dies are Cheery Lynn Doily, Magnolia Butterfly, Birdcage with owl charm.
Flowers, feathers, which I bought about a year ago, ribbons are from my stash.
Design papers are also from my stash and card base is brown kraft card.



Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my creation, it is so appreciated.

Sending hugs to all from,



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Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Wyanet new release for July from Sylvia Zet


Hello to all.  I hope this finds you well.

My July GDT spot with Wee Stamps continues and this card features the so sweet Wyanet, a new release for July by Sylvia Zet.  

Wyanet is absolutely adorable and has been a delight to colour.



This image is available from Wee Stamps in digital format.  
All Wee Stamps images are or will be available as rubber stamps from Whimsy Stamps and  as part of a set of card toppers from The Hobby House.  



List of Materials used to make this card:

Wonderful image as detailed above coloured mostly using my Spectrum Noir Pens with some pencil detail.
Image cut using a Spellbinder Die. 
Marianne Patchwork Heart Die. Cherry Lynn Doily Die
Hidden tag detail featuring wonderful butterfly cut using a Magnolia Label Die.
Feathers, ribbons, lace, twine, hearts, button, charm are from my stash.
I have decorated a stick pin to represent a totem pole.
Design papers are also from my stash and card base is brown kraft card.





Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my creation, it is so appreciated.

Sending hugs to all from,


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Saturday, 20 July 2013

Hopeful from Wee Stamps.

Hello to everyone.  I hope this finds you well.

This is a posting for my ongoing GDT spot  for July with Wee Stamps.

I have used the so sweet image Hopeful from Wee Stamps and she is very cute.


I am so enjoying my time as GDT for Wee Stamps and working with these delightful images. 

This image is available from Wee Stamps in digital format and as part of a set of card toppers from The Hobby House.  

All Wee Stamps images are or will be available as rubber stamps from Whimsy Stamps.



List of materials used to make this card:
Wonderful image as detailed above coloured using my Spectrum Noir Pens with some pencil detail.  Distress Inks to sky and grass.
Flowers, feathers, bought about 6 months ago, ribbon, beads, lace, flourish all from my stash.
I have used lots of die cuts to include. Spellbinder mount for image, Marianne heart die, La-la-land fence, Joy craft corner, bird cage die and various die cut butterflies.
Dream ticket is stamped using Flitter Glue and Guilding Flakes from Indigo Blue.

I would like to enter the following Challenges:

Crafting By Designs - Anything Goes
Inky Impressions - Summer
Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my creation, it is so appreciated.

Sending hugs to all from,



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Friday, 19 July 2013

Fairy Merrily Blog Hop for The Digi Bells

Welcome to the monthly Blog Hop for the fabulous Digi Bells.   

 I am so pleased to be able to participate. 

 This month will be my last Blog Hop with the Bells as my time as a GDT is drawing to a close. 

 I have had such a fabulous time and have enjoyed creating with Elisabeth's gorgeous stamps. 



 If you came here from viewing my amazing teamie Linda's stunning creation, then you have come from the right place.

 If not please visit The DigiBells blog so you do not miss any of the fabulous Design Team creations.

 This months digi release is called Fairy Merrily, she is available in Elisabeth's Digital Gallery and is so very sweet.

 You have a chance to win this so sweet image.... Check out the details at The DigiBells blog

Next step on the blog hop is the lovely Lynne who has a fabulous creation for you to see.



 List of Materials used to make my creation:

Wonderful image as listed above coloured using my Copic Pens and with Distress Ink Detail
Spellbinder Dies, Marianne Patchwork Heart Die, various butterfly die cuts.
Flowers, ribbon crystal button, bling swirls, crystal hearts, feather and mushroom tag ( which I have had printed for about a year or so) are all  from my stash.
Decorative pins made by me.


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

Sending hugs to all,


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Hello to all.  Hope this finds you all safe and well, wherever you may be!    Sharing a cute and colourful festive card made with a down...