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Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Enchanting Bess.

Hello to everyone.  I would like to share this beautiful image with you, Bess by Elaine Cox for Sweet Pea stamps.  I think she is enchanting and I hope you will agree.  I was lucky enough to have won lots of Sweet Pea Stamps candy/prizes recently.  This image comes courtesy of the lovely Annie's candy draw.  Thank you Annie, she is beautiful.  I will be sharing more of these fabulous images, over the next few weeks or so.  Bess was an absolute delight to colour, using my Spectrum Noir markers/pencils.



List of materials used to make this card:
Sweet image as linked above.
Spectrum Noir markers/pencils
FS2, FS4, FS6, TN1, TN2, EB4, GB2, BT1, BT2, 1G2, + 14, 18, 26, 32, 86, 92, 102, 115, 117, 120.
Glitter pens, blue and grey, white gel pen.
DP from my stash.
Kraft card and shaped card base.
Die cut corner, butterfly and image mount.
Flowers, ribbon, sequins and bling from my stash.



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




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Sunday, 26 April 2015

Kimono lantern for CCIIDT

Hello to everyone.  I have a fun project to share with you, featuring the Kimono range from Crafter's Companion.  I have made a Japanes lantern to showcase these fabulous crafting goodies.  The lantern is made from Centura Pearl card and has 4 embossed vellum windows. 



List of materials used to make this project:
LG2, HB2, + 02, 05,28, 45, 47, 80.120
Martha Stewart punch, cutting dies from my stash.
Pearl string and bling from my stash.

The picture below shows glow from small battery nightlight.



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




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Friday, 24 April 2015

Anything Goes for the Outlawz Challenge.

Hello to everyone.  I have a sweet card share today showcasing another cute mermaid, its been a mermaid sort of week!  
This will be my last challenge as a member of the Friday Color Challenge design team.    
I have so enjoyed my time, as part of the team and wish CarlaPenny and Kathi every success with the challenge.



 Sponsor for April:



Sweet Pea Stamps, offering 4 digis for our April winner.

To join in you can use alcohol markers, other markers, coloured pencils, or any other colouring medium on your creation. 
The only requirement is that you colour an open line image.


List of materials used to make this card:
Sweet image as linked above
Skin:  FS1, FS2, FS4, FS6, TN1, TN2, + 03, 05, 09, 87, 92.
Hair:  HB1, HB2, HB3, + 80.
Background and detail:  IB1, IB2, CT2, EB2, EB4, + 47, 102, 120.
White gel pen highlights
Stitched die cut mount for image
Papers and die cut detail are from Tilda paper pack The Seaside Life
Distress ink 

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



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Joanne Schempp's Erin Irish Mermaid-

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Into the Blue with Spectrum Noir.

Hello to everyone.  I hope this finds you well.
I would like to share my colouring tutorial for Spectrum Noir.
This month I have coloured the cute Flowers on the Beach - Conie Fong for Sweet Pea Stamps.  I was lucky to have won this digital stamp as part of  Holley's recent wonderful Candy.  Many thanks to Holley!


Details of Spectrum Noir products used to colour this image can be found here 

I really enjoyed colouring this lovely image and hope you will find time to visit and view the tutorial.

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



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Monday, 20 April 2015

The Beautiful Butterfly Princess.

Hello to all.  I am sharing a card today made using a wonderful Sweet Pea Stamps image, Butterfly Princess by Conie Fong.  
I was lucky enough to win this image as a recent Candy prize.  A huge thank you to Holley. 


List of materials used to make this card:
Sweet image as listed above.
Skin: FS2, FS4, FS6, TN1, TN2, CR5, + 03, 05, 09, 25, 92
Hair: GB2, GB4, GB6, + 88, 102
Clothes and teddy:  HB1, HB2, HB3, LY1, LY2, LY3, IG1, IG2, IG3, +  80. 81, 120
Background:  BT1, BT2, LG1, LG2, Blender.
Papers are digital from Michelle R Designs - Butterflies and Hummingbirds
Coredinations Card and shaped Card base
Stitched die for image and mat.
Die cuts are Joanna Sheen butterflies/dragonfly and a floral swirl.
Flowers and pearl string are from my stash.


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

http://www.onesweetchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/p/april-2015-one-sweet-challenge-entries.html - Speing has Sprung
http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/its-girl-thing-challenge-275.html
http://www.4craftychicks.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/4cc-242-fairy.html
http://asyoulikeitchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/favourite-alcohol-markers-or-distress.html - Alchol markers every time, but I like to add extra definition and detail to the image with my pencils.  Really makes the image 'pop'.
http://cagichallenge.blogspot.com.au/2015/04/things-that-start-with-b.html - things that start with 'B' - Butterfly Princess, bear, butterflies, blossoms, beads.
http://addicted-to-stamps-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/challenge-102.html
http://www.fairytalestamper.blogspot.de/2015/04/challenge-54.html - favourite stamp
http://lilpatchofcraftyfriends.blogspot.com.au/2015/04/challenge-8.html - Anything Goes
http://www.onesweetchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/p/april-2015-one-sweet-challenge-entries.html  - Spring has Sprung.

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




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Sunday, 19 April 2015

Magnolia Blossom from Sheena Douglass.

Hello to everyone.  I would like to share the beautiful Magnolia Blossom stamp from Sheena Douglass from Crafter's Companion.  The image is coloured using my Spectrum Noir pencils. 




List of materials used to make this card:
Image Sheena Douglass Magnolia Blossom Stamp
Spectrum Noir Pencils:

32, 41, 42, 45, 46, 47, 90, 100, 102, 120.
Centura Pearl and Coredinations Card
Crafters Companion Embossing Folder
Deisire Die Cuts - Butterflies
DP are digital downloads
Shaped card base, flowers, ribbon and bling are from my stash.

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

http://pinkgemchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/challenge-142-spring-is-in-air.html
http://craftycalendarchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/crafty-calendar-april-challenge-add.html
http://suzypantssmarty.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/18-april-challenge-76-anything-goes.html
http://lilpatchofcraftyfriends.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/challenge-8.html -Anything goes.

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



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Friday, 17 April 2015

The cute Samantha for The Outlawz color challenge.

Hello to all.  I would like to share the so cute Samantha by Valarie Wade for Sweet Pea Stamps as my DT card for the Outlawz Friday Color Challenge.




This week is the color challenge at Outlawz and this is the photo provided as inspiration.
Please use at least three of the colours!   Alternately, you might be inspired by the photo. Or perhaps you're inspired by both the photo and the color palette! 




We are so excited to have as our Sponsor for April:



Sweet Pea Stamps, offering 4 digis for our April winner.

The team have provided some fabulous inspiration for the color challenge.  Please pop over to CarlaPenny and Kathi's blogs to view their stunning creations.
To join us you can use alcohol markers, other markers, coloured pencils, or any other colouring medium on your creation. 
The only requirement is that you colour an open line image.


List of materials used to make this card:  
Sweet image as listed above.
Spectrum Noir markers and pencils.
Skin: FS2, FS4, FS6, TN1, TN2, + 05, 09, 86.
Hair: EB2, EB3, + 89, 92, 93, 102
Clothes and wings: LG1, LG2, LG3, LY1, LY2, LY3, Blender + 14, 16, 46.

Coredinations card and Go Kreate die cuts.
Crafter's Companion leaf die cut.
DP, ribbon, and bling are all from my stash.



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



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Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Bebunni creation from Crafter's Inspiration Magazine - Issue 6.

Hello to everyone.  I hope this finds you well.  I have just received my copy of Crafter's Inspiration Magazine - Issue 6 and have used some of the fabulous freebies to make this easel card for Crafter's Companion IIDT.



Crafter's Inspirational Magazine - Issue 6 - freebies used:
Image Bebunni Floral freebie image from Crafter's Inspiration DVD.
Bebunni Floral papers from Crafter's Inspiration DVD.
Sentiment stamp from Crafter's Inpiration Magazine.
Plus:
Spectrum Noir markers/pencils:
IG1, IG2, IG3, LY2, LY3, HB1, HB2, LGI, LG2, + 20, 22, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 46, 102, 115, 117, 120.
Coredinations Card
White gel pen.
Go-Kreate cutting dies.
Flowers are from my stash

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



   So delighted that this card has been listed in the Favorites for the week ending April 19, 2015


So delighted that this card was a the DT choice winner at Creative Moments Challenge 


and a winner at Crafting for all Season.


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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Monday, 13 April 2015

Use A Die Cut Challenge for Spectrum Noir.


Hello to everyone.  I would like to share my DT card for the April Spectrum Noir Challenge - Use a Die Cut.  This sweet Saturated Canary image has been coloured using my Spectrum Noir pencils and the background is created using a Spectrum Aqua marker.


List of materials used to make this card:

Image Saturated Canary.
Spectrum Noir pencils:
Skin and hair: 03, 05, 09, 25, 85, 87, 92, 102
Clothes, hen and base: 09, 14, 18, 20, 22, 28, 32, 34, 35, 45, 46, 48, 113, 115. 120.
Sky - Spectrum Aqua - Kingfisher.
Coredinations card
DP is a digital paper.
Tim Holtz On the Edge - Butterflies
La la land fence and banner die cuts
Joanna Sheen butterfly die cuts
Clouds die cuts
Watercolour card
Pearl string and floral buttons from my stash.



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





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Friday, 10 April 2015

Its Raining Stars for the Outlawz Challenge.

Hello to everyone.  I would like to share the so cute image Raining Stars by Elaine Cox for Sweet Pea Stamps.  
              This card has been made for the The Outlawz Friday Color Challenge. The challenge theme is April Showers (rainy weather, umbrellas, etc.)  
We would be so pleased if you joined us 





We are so excited to have as our Sponsor for March:


Sweet Pea Stamps, offering 4 digis for our March winner.

The team have provided some fabulous inspiration for the color challenge.  Please pop over to CarlaPenny and Kathi's blogs to view their stunning creations.
To join us you can use alcohol markers, other markers, coloured pencils, or any other colouring medium on your creation. 
The only requirement is that you colour an open line image.


List of materials used to make this card:

So sweet image as listed above
Spectrum Noir markers/pencils used:
Skin and hair:  FS2, FS4, FS6, TN2,TN3, IB6, IB8, + 05, 07, 09, 120
Clothes:  CR6, CR8, GB2, GB3, + 14, 18, 20, 23, 27, 32, 120
Boat and background:  EB2, EB4, IB2, IB3, TB2, TB3, GB2, GB3, IB2, + 14, 18, 65, 74, 87, 102
DP, Coredination card for mats and layers,  pearls from my stash.
Shaped stitched die cut mount and layer, shaped sentiment die cut, Spellbinder border.

 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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Festive Greetings!

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...