Friday, February 28, 2014

Pink And Grey For Mother's Day!


To make my card I have used the following items:
Image - LOTV "Rosie Posy" Stamp
Papers - Creata Paper Pack
Tools - X-Cut Scalloped Circle Die, Circle Nesties, Cheery Lynn "Fanciful Flourish" Die and Cheery Lynn "Miniature Rose" Die
Embellishments - Gems and Pink Polka Dots

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Crafty Catz Challenge - Anything Goes
Divas By Design - Make It Sparkle
I ♥ ProMarkers - Use Die Cuts No Punches
Lili Of The Valley Monthly Challenge - Name That Tune (The Spice Girls - Mama)
Papertake Weekly - Sketchie Free For All (I have used Sketch #76)
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Stampin' For The Weekend - Sparkle And Shine


Father's Day Card


For my card I have used a Karen's Doodles digi stamp which I have coloured with my ProMarkers. My papers are from the DCWV "Boyhood" stack. To embellish I have added some bakers twine, a wrench charm and some screw brads.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Crafty Catz Challenge - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Sketchie Free For All (I used sketch #31 and turned it upside down)
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
The Squirrel And The Fox Challenge - Something Spooled (Twine)
Totally Gorjuss Challenge - Strings The Thing!


Wild Rose Studio Thank You Card


For my card I have used a stamp called "Mia With Bouquet" from Wild Rose Studio. Since my daughter is called "Mia" she loves these stamps also and requested a couple to colour herself ( I think she is using one for my Mother's Day card lol)

I have coloured the image with my ProMarkers and added some Stickles to highlight, I have also added some small pearls to the centre of the flowers in the image. My papers are from the Crafter's Companion "Frou Frou" paper pack and also from the Papermania "Lucy Cromwell" pack. I have used a small Hero Arts stamp for my sentiment. To make the fancy corners I have used a Cheery Lynn die and added loads of tiny little gems to the die cut. Lastly to embellish I have added some more gems and pearls and some crochet lace from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
As You Like It Challenge - Favourite 3D Texture And Why (Lace because its so pretty)
Crafty Catz Challenge - Anything Goes
Divas By Design - Make It Sparkle
Hanna And Friends Challenge - Favourite Stamp
I ♥ ProMarkers - Use Die Cuts No Punches
Papertake Weekly - Sketchie Free For All (I have used Sketch #77, which I have turned on it's side)
Party Time Tuesday - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes With Pearls
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
The Squirrel And The Fox Challenge - Something Spooled (Lace)



Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Lili Of The Valley Mother's Day Card


To make my card I have used the following items:
Image - LOTV "Woof You" Stamp
Sentiment - Digi Sentiment From Pink Petticoat
Medium - ProMarkers, Stickles and Clear Wink Of Stella
Papers - Forever In Time "Purple Passion" and Papermania Lucy Cromwell pack
Embellishments - Wild Orchid Crafts Sweetheart Blossoms and Gems
Dies - X-Cut Scalloped Circle Dies, Circle Nestabilities Die, Cheery Lynn "Fanciful Flourish" Die and Cheery Lynn "Lace Corner Deco B".

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Cuttlebug Mania - Let's Feel It
Divas By Design - Rubber Stamps Only
Lili Of The Valley Monthly Challenge - Name That Tune (Puppy Love - Donny Osmond)
Moving Along With The Times - Let's Get Sketchy
Party Time Tuesday - Anything Goes
Stampin' For The Weekend - Flower Power
The ABC Challenge - F Is For Flower
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Cute With Spots And Dots


Sunday, February 23, 2014

First Christmas Card of 2014 (wayyyy early)


To make this card I have used the following items:
Image - LOTV "James - Pile Of Presents" Stamp
Papers - DCWV "Christmas And Winter Stack" and Papermania "Festive Spots" Pack
Medium - ProMarkers and Stickles Glitter Glue
Tools - Spellbinders Circle Nestie, X-Cut Scalloped Circle Die, X-Cut "Doily Dots" Punch
Embellishments - Lace, Polka Dot Ribbon, Paper Poinsettias, Gems and Mini Buttons (all from my stash)

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Anything Goes
Divas By Design - Rubber Stamps Only
Get Inky! Challenge - Buttons, Buttons Everywhere
I ♥ ProMarkers - Follow The Sketch
Oldie But A Goodie - Buttons (my stamps and embellies are all older than 6 months)
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Cute With Spots And Dots
The Squirrel And The Fox Challenge - Something Spooled (ribbon and lace)
Winter Wonderland Challenge - The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year


Friday, February 21, 2014

A "Wee" Wedding Card


For my card I have used a Wee Stamps stamp called "Love Me Do". I have coloured my image with ProMarkers and added some Stickles. Two of my papers are from the Papermania Lucy Cromwell pack and the heart paper is one from my scrap box. To embellish I have added some paper flowers, a pearl brad and some pink heart shaped gems. To make my flourish I have used a Cheery Lynn "Fanciful Flourish" die 

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
7 Kids College Fund Challenge - Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge - Hearts / Love
Card Mania Challenge - Love Is All Around
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Recipe (1 image, 2 shapes, 3 papers, 4 gems)
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Anything Goes
Hanna And Friends Challenge - BINGO (flowers, dies, pearls)
Little Claire's Designs Challenge - Monotone
Lothian Crafts Online Challenge - Love Using Dies
Magnolia-licious Tuesday Challenge - Pretty In Pink
Papertake Weekly - Lovely Layers
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Wedding Or Anniversary
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Sketch (I have turned the sketch upside down)
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss - Lovey-Dovey
Whimsy Stamps Challenge - Love Is In The Air

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Special Delivery


 To make my card I have used the following items:
Image - LOTV "Special Delivery" Stamp
Papers - Pink Petticoat Digi Papers (Gingham and Little Hearts)
Medium - ProMarkers and Stickles
Embellishments - Paper Flowers, Gems, Gingham Ribbon, Mini Buttons
Tools - X-Cut "Doily Dots" Border Punch , Cheery Lynn Designs "Fanciful Flourish" Die

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Cute Card Thursday - Clever Cutting (die cuts and punch)
Cuttlebug Mania - Let's Feel It 
Di's Digi Design Challenge - Tic Tac Toe (Gems, Die Cuts, Ribbon)
Lili Of The Valley Monthly Challenge - Name That Tune (Baby Love - The Supremes)
Love To Create Challenge - Make It Sparkle With Bling

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Baby Boy Bamboo



For my card I have used a Crafter's Companion stamp called "Baby Bamboo" from the Party Paws collection. I have coloured my image with my ProMarkers and added some Stickles. My papers are from the Papermania "Burleigh Blue" pack and the gingham paper is a printable from Pink Petticoat. To embellish I have added some crochet lace, polka dot ribbon, a flower, button and gems from my stash. I have used a Marianne Designs die to make the flourish and a small circle Spellbinder die to mat the sentiment.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
A Creative Romance - Let's Get Sentimental
Cuttlebug Mania - Let's Feel It
Di's Digi Design Challenge - Tic Tac Toe (Gems, Die Cuts , Ribbon)
I ♥ ProMarkers - Gingham / Plaid / Checks
Love To Create Challenge - Make It Sparkle With Bling
Oldie But A Goodie - Buttons (old stamp and embellishments)
Papertake Weekly - Lovely Layers
RRR Challenge - One For The Boys (and ribbon)
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Sweet Stamps Challenge - Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Cute With Spots And Dots


Monday, February 17, 2014

Baby Girl hAnglar Card


For my card I have used a hAnglar stamp which I have coloured with my ProMarkers. All of my papers are digi papers from Pink Petticoat. I have added some pink Sweetheart Blossoms from Wild Orchid Crafts and a flourish which I cut with a Cheery Lynn die. I have added some small hearts which I made with a tiny punch and added some even smaller heart gems on top of the those. My sentiment is from Craftwork cards. To finish I added some Stickles to my image and a few more tiny heart gems as buttons.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
A Creative Romance - Sentimental
Creative Card Crew - KISS (Keep It Simple + Sweet)
Cute Card Thursday - Clever Cutting (die cuts and punches)
I ♥ ProMarkers - Gingham, Plaid or Checks
Lexi's Creations - Monochromatic
Love To Create Challenge - Make It Sparkle With Bling
Papertake Weekly - With A Heart
Passion For ProMarkers - Have A Heart
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Girly


Friday, February 14, 2014

Magnolia Wedding Card


For my card I have used a Magnolia stamp called "Bridal Couple" which I have coloured with my ProMarkers. I have also added some Clear Wink Of Stella glitter pen and a little bit of Stickles. My papers are both printables from Pink Petticoat, the grey one is "Doodle Curls" and the red/white one is called "Waterfall Hearts". I have used my MS Doily Lace punch for the border and a Cheery Lynn die for the flourish. To embellish I have added some lace, ribbon, flowers, pearls and a silver heart charm. 

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
A Creative Romance - Let's Get Sentimental
Card Mania Challenge - Love Is All Around
Craft Room Challenge - Ribbons And Lace
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Ribbon And Bows
Cute Card Thursday - Clever Cutting (die cut and punch used)
Cuttlebug Mania - A Touch Of Red
Delightful Challenges - Love Notes
Divas By Design - With Love
Lothian Crafts Online Challenge - Love Using Your Dies
Love To Create Challenge - Use Red And/Or Pink
Magnolia Down Under Challenge - Hearts And Flowers
Papertake Weekly - With A Heart
Passion For ProMarkers - Have A Heart
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Tilda's Town Challenge - Love Love Love


Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Love And Marriage


For my card I have used a LOTV stamp called "Over The Threshold". I have coloured the image with my ProMarkers and added some Star Dust Stickles. My papers are from Creata and the Doveraft "Back To Basic II" pack. I have used my MS "Lace Heart" border punch and a tiny X-cut leaf punch. To embellish I have added some sweetheart blossoms,pearls and lace from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge - Hearts And Love
Card Mania Challenge - Love Is All Around
Cute Card Thursday - Lots Of Love
Divas By Design - With Love
Lili Of The Valley Monthly Challenge - Name That Tune (Frank Sinatra "Love and Marriage")
Papertake Weekly - With A Heart (heart border punch)
Passion For ProMarkers - Have A Heart (heart border punch)
The ABC Challenge - E For Embellish (Pearls, Lace and Flowers)

Monday, February 10, 2014

Bunnies In Love


The lovely Brenda over at Floral Fantasies is celebrating her 5th Blogaversary!! And to celebrate she is having a fab giveaway. To enter you are asked to make a creation using your favourite craft item. For my card I have used two of my favourite crafty items, the first is my "Bunnies In Love" LOTV stamp which I seem to use a lot as I find it very useful for many occasions and my second fave item is my Martha Stewart Doily Lace punch which I constantly use (in fact its just about broken so I will need to splash out on a new one lol) If you would like to take part also make sure you pop on over to Brenda's Blog to check out the rules and congratulate her on 5 years having her brilliant blog :)

To make my card I have used:
Image - LOTV "Bunnies In Love" stamp
Papers - Both papers are from Creata
Tools - MS "Doily Lace" Punch, Small Leaf X-Cut Punch, Cheery Lynn "Minature Rose" Die
Medium - ProMarkers and Stardust Stickles
Embellishments - Lace , Ribbon , Pearls and Gems from my stash

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
A Creative Romance - Show Us Some Love
Card Makin Mamas - Make It Sparkle
Craft-Room Challenge - Ribbons And Lace
Crafty Calender Challenge - Love Is All Around
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Anything Goes With Ribbon
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Love Is In The Air
Creata Challenge - Lots Of Love (Valentines)
Cute Card Thursday - Lots Of Love
Di's Digi Design Challenge - Love And/Or Valentines
Fussy And Fancy Friday - Be My Valentine
Inky Chicks Challenge - Use A Cute Animal Stamp
Lili Of The Valley Monthly Challenge - Name That Tune (Happy Valentine's Day - Outkast)
Natalie And Amy's Challenge - Love Is All Around
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes


Sunday, February 9, 2014

Party Princess



I have used the following items to make my card:
Image - Sugar Nellie Gorjuss "Party Princess" Stamp
Papers - MME Lost And Found Market Street
Tools - MS Doily Lace Punch and Marianne Designs Swirl Die
Medium - ProMarkers and Stardust Stickles
Embellishments - Gems, Pearls and Flower from my stash

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Feeling Crafty Challenge - Dies And/Or Punches
Hobby Cutz Challenge - For A Lady
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
The Sugar Bowl Challenge - Picture Colour Inspiration
Top Tip Tuesday - Girly


Saturday, February 8, 2014

Cutie Cupid


For this card I have used a Pollycraft digi stamp called "Cuthbert Cupid" which I have coloured with my ProMarkers and added some Red and Crystal Stickles. My papers are from my scrap box. I have used an X-Cut scalloped circle die, Cheery Lynn Fanciful Flourish die and also a small Die-Namics heart die. To embellish I have used some paper flowers, a pearl brad and some heart shaped gems which are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
A Creative Romance - Show Us Some Love
Crafty Calender Challenge - Love Is All Around
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Love Is In The Air
Cute Card Thursday - Lots Of Love
Cuttlebug Mania - A Touch Of Red
Delightful Challenges - Anything Goes
Di's Digi Design Challenge - Love And/Or Valentine's
Divas By Design - Die Cuts 
Feeling Crafty Challenge - Dies And/Or Punches
Fussy And Fancy Friday - Be My Valentine
Inky Chicks Challenge - Use A Cute Animal Stamp
My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge - Spots And Stripes
Natalie And Amy's Challenge - Love Is All Around
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations - Wings, Fantasy And Fiction




Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Kraftin Kimmie Valentine's Card


For my card I have used a Kraftin Kimmie stamp from the "Lots Of Love 2" stamp set. I have coloured the image with my ProMarkers and added lots of Stickles glitter glue. All of my papers are from my scrap box. I have used my new "Pierced Squares" Die-Namics die and also a Cheery Lynn "Fanciful Flourish" die, for the white stitched paper at the side I have used my MS Doily Lace punch. To embellish I have added some ribbon, flowers and pearls from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
A Creative Romance - Show Us Some Love
AnMaCreatief Challenge - Number 3 (3 papers, 3 embellishments)
Allsorts Challenge Blog - Love Is In The Air
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Love / Valentine's
Card Mania Challenge - Angels / Fairies
Crafty Calender Challenge - Love Is All Around
Crafty Catz Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Love Is In The Air
Creative Card Crew - Recipe (1 ribbon, 2 papers, 3 pearls) Or More
Cuttlebug Mania - A Touch Of Red
Divas By Design - Die Cuts
Di's Digi Design Challenge - Love And/Or Valentine's
Feeling Crafty Challenge - Dies And/Or Punches
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT - For The One I Love
My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge - Spots And Stripes
Natalie And Amy's Challenge - Love Is All Around
Oldie But A Goodie - Valentine (old stamp, papers and embellishments)
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Passion For ProMarkers - Spots And Stripes
Stamp And Create Challenge - Love Is In The Air
Stamping Sensations - Wings, Fantasy And Fiction
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Love / Valentine's
Whimsy Stamps Challenge - Something New (New Die-Namics die)



Monday, February 3, 2014

This Is A Man's World - Crafty Cardmakers And More DT Card - Challenge #109

Time for our new challenge at Crafty Cardmakers and More! Our host this time around is Carole and she has chosen the theme of "This Is A Man's World" So we would like to see you create anything that is suitable for a man or boy.

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and also by
3 Images of the Winner's Choice. If, however, the winner has used a Stamping Boutique Image they will received 4 images of their choice

Here is my "This Is A Man's World" creation...


For my card I have used a Pollycraft digi called "Ronnie Relaxing" which I have coloured with my ProMarkers. My papers are all from my scrap box and I have used a large polka dot embossing folder for the border. To embellish I have added some silver nailheads, some small star gems and a star die cut.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge - Spots And Stripes
Passion For ProMarkers - Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss - Sunny Colours