Sunday, June 23, 2013

Purple SWALK Christmas Card


For my card I have used a stamp from Crafter's Companion called "Warm Heart" which I have coloured with my ProMarkers and added lots of Stickles. All of my papers are from my christmas scrap box. I have used a Nellie Snellen "Multi Flower" die to make the kind of lacey die cut circle. The lace, gems and pearls are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Stampin' For The Weekend - Anything Goes
Christmas At Sweet Stampin' - Cute And Cuddly + Non Traditional Colours
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Cute And Cuddly

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas (well it is in my craft room lol)


For this card I have used a Magnolia stamp called "Christmas Eve Tilda". I have coloured my image with ProMarkers and added some Gold and Xmas Red Stickles.  I have used some papers that I have had in my stash for years and for some reason I never got around to using them.... I think they are from Papermania but not sure what the collection is called sorry. I have used my Die-namics dies to make the snowflakes. The ribbon, charm and gems are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Creative Card Crew - Metal (Charm)
Pollycraft Challenge - Anything Goes
The Hobby House Challenge - Anything Goes
Tilda's Town Challenge - Use Your Stash (old papers,ribbon,charm and gems)
Totally Tilda Challenge - Going For A Song (It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas)





Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Crafty Cardmakers DT Card - Challenge #94 - Steampunk ( sorry Im late!!)

Time for our new challenge at Crafty Cardmakers which is hosted by Julie , who has chosen the theme 'Steampunk' If you need an idea of what Steampunk is we have a definition here

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Here is my Steampunk inspired card...


This card is for my hubby as it will soon be our 10th Wedding Anniversary :) The main image is a stamp from Maya Road ( I have added the "I love you") all the little cogs are stamps that came free with a recent DoCrafts magazine. My papers are from the Papermania Chronology pack. The wooden cogs,scrabble letters and brads are from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Songbird Challenge - 9 to 5 (must have clocks on project - mine are on the papers)
Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Steampunk or Vintage

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Snowy Hugs



For my card I have used this adorable Magnolia stamp called "Snowy Hugs" which I have coloured with my ProMarkers and added lots of lovely Stickles. My papers are from my scrap box. I have used my MS Doily Lace punch for the border. The lace, ribbon, charm and mini buttons are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
A Creative Romance - Anything Goes
Christmas At Sweet Stampin' - Cute and Cuddly + Non Traditional Colours
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Anything Goes With Ribbon
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long - Use 3 of listed items (I used Metal, Ribbon and Stickles)
Creative Card Crew - Metal (charm)
Di's Digi Design Challenge - Beautiful Borders
Southern Girls Challenge - Use A Die-Cut or Punch
The Hobby House Challenge - Anything Goes
Tilda's Town Challenge - Use Your Stash
Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge - I'm Seeing Spots & Ribbon


Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Gruffies Father's Day Card


For my card I have used a Gruffies stamp which I have coloured with my ProMarkers. My papers are from a DCVW stack called "The Boyhood Stack". My sentiment is from Craftwork Cards. To embellish I have added some bakers twine, a motorbike charm and some little star shaped buttons, which are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Tuesday Throwdown - You're The Man
A Creative Romance - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Father's Day
Creative Card Crew - Metal (metal charm)
Papertake Weekly - Hello Boys
The Hobby House Challenge - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Masculine

Monday, June 10, 2013

Little Cutey "Holly"


For my card I have used a Wee Stamps image called "Holly" which I have coloured with my ProMarkers, and added lots of Stickles too! My papers are all old and from my scrap box. I have used my usual Die-namics dies to make the snowflakes and a Nellie Snellen die for the lacey circle. Lastly I added a sentiment and gems which are from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
A Creative Romance - Anything Goes
Crafts And Me - Something Old (old papers and dies)
My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge - Dies, Dies , Dies
Crafty Friends Challenge - BINGO (Pink,Gems,Die-Cuts)
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Use A Die-Cut and/or Punch
Natalie And Amy's Challenge - Fantasy (fairy)
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Passion For ProMarkers - All That Glitters
The Hobby House Challenge - Anything Goes

Thursday, June 6, 2013

It Takes Two!



For my card I have used a Lili of the Valley stamp called "It Takes Two" which I have coloured with my ProMarkers. The sentiment is also a LOTV stamp which is from the mixed circular sentiments set. My paper is from the Papermania Lucy Cromwell stack. I have used some 6cm wide lace and pink sweetheart blossoms from Wild Orchid Crafts.To finish I have added some Stickles to the image and flowers and some pink gems from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Lili Of The Valley Monthly Challenge - Use A LOTV Sentiment
Passion For ProMarkers - All That Glitters
Totally Gorjuss - Anything Goes With Flowers
As You Like It Challenge - Your Favourite Stamp and Why (I have lots of favourite stamps but this is my new favourite, I just think it is adorable and really versatile as who doesnt love cake and cute animals?! Its really easy to colour also!)
Craft Your Passion - Haberdashery Items (Lace)
Inky Impressions Challenge - Birthday or Anniversary
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
A Little Bit Crafty - Something Sweet


Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Clean and Simple Sympathy Card



For this card I have used a stamp from an Inky Antics set called "Floral Faith". I have coloured the image with my ProMarkers and added some Stickles. I bought the Floral Oval Spellbinders dies a while ago and have never had a chance to use them, but alas today I finally did :) I have added lots of tiny little clear gems all around the oval die-cut. I have used a Me To You embossing folder for the background. The ribbon, pearls and sentiment are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
The Ribbon Girl Challenge - Add A Die Cut
Live & Love Crafts Challenge - Birthstone ( June - Pearl )
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Passion For ProMarkers - All That Glitters
The Hobby House Challenge - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts - Anything Goes

Monday, June 3, 2013

A Tweet Christmas Card


For my card I have used a stamp from Sugar Nellie called "Winter Birds" which I have coloured with my ProMarkers and highlited with Stickles glitter glue. All of my papers are from my scrap box. The ribbon, pearls and buttons are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Papertake Weekly - Sketch #56
The Sugar Bowl - Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Anything Goes With Ribbon
Heck Of A Challenge - BINGO (Pearls,Green,Buttons)
Songbird Challenge Blog - All Creatures Great And Small
Craft Your Passion Challenge - Haberdashery Items (ribbon and buttons)
Crafting Musketeers Challenge - Use A Stamped Image
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Use Your Fave Embellishments (mini buttons and pearls)
Passion For ProMarkers - Add Ribbon, Lace or Twine
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Buttons and Bows
The Hobby House Challenge - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts - Anything Goes

Crafty Cardmakers DT Card, Challenge # 93 - Father's Day

Our challenge this week at Crafty Cardmakers is hosted by Feebsy and her challenge is "Father's Day" 

As it's Father's Day here in the UK on 16th of June Feebsy would like to see anything you've created for or have been inspired to make by an important male figure in your life.It could be anything from a card, a scrapbook page, a knitted scarf or a piece of altered art. It does not have to be specifically for Father's Day ( I don't want you spoiling a surprise for anyone) but let us know the inspiration behind your work.

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Here is my Father's Day card....


For my card I have used a digi stamp from Just Inklined called Aubery Bumblethorpe" (he really looks like my Dad lol) I have coloured my image with my ProMarkers . My papers are digi papers from a Nitwits collection called "Assembly Too" I have added twine,charm and nailheads from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Creative Craft Challenges2 - For The Fellas
The ABC Challenge - O For Open (anything goes)
C.R.A.F.T Challenge - Father's Day / Male
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Father's Day
The Hobby House Challenge - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts - Anything Goes