Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Creative Inspirations on Paper Craft Planet!!

Hello Everyone!

I would just like to tell you that Nat set up our own group for creative inspirations over at :-

There we will be able to discuss each weeks challenges with you and offer any help or advice that you need!

Anybody who is member over there is able to join, and if your not a member then there's nothing stopping you now! lol

Also to make this group extra special we will hold a monthly Challenge for our blog exculsively on Paper Craft Planet for all those lovely people who join!
So what you waiting for?! Click HERE to be taken there right away and join us!

Creative Inspirations - Kickstand

Okay so Iam finally back on the internet, during the thunder the other week something must of been struck so i was without the internet :( never had such a boring week lol
Anyway this week we have a challenge to make a kickstand card, this is something i had seen Bev do on her website and thought they looked great and so simple to make.
so heres my xmas kickstand card.....

stamps: Santa stamp i think is hero arts and i got it from boyes
Papers: DCWV-christmas wishes, silver metallic card was from a nearby craft shop there website can be found here
Medium: copics and glitter glue
Tools: Spots and Dots cuttlebug embossing folder, corner punch
Embellishments: PM ribbon, Martha stewartgems and sentiment sticker came free with a docraft mag

Friday, 17 July 2009

Pink Xmas Shaker Card!

Good Afternoon!!

This morning i decided to try and make a shaker card after seeing ABC challenge of Windows.

The challenges I want to enter this card into are:
  • Penny Black - Swirls
  • ABC- Window
  • Cute Card Thursday - Christmas

So heres my card.....

Stamp: Penny Black, PM sentiment
Papers: DCWV xmas rose tinted papers
Medium: WHSmith watercolou pencils, inkessentials white pen, fine black marker
Tools: Swiss Dots cuttlebug embossing folder, craft knife
Embellsihments: snowflake sequins were free with a magazine, smirk white ribbon, PM pearls

Thanks for looking!!

Whiff of Joy Fall Set!!!

Good Morning!!
Just to let you all know the Whiff of Joy Fall Stamp set has gone on pre order today :)
I just preordered mine and i dont think i can wait till it gets shipped lol

Wednesday, 15 July 2009

Creative Inspirations - Sewing

Good Morning!
Today over at creative inspirations we have a challenge of Sewing it can be real of faux.
I also made this card for:
  • A Spoon Full of Sugar - sketch
  • Cupcake Crafts - Blossom and butterflies
  • Cute Card Thursday - Thankyou Miss

So heres my card.......... Stamp: Magnolia
Papers: Papermania blue berry hill and cardstock from the paper mill
Medium: Copic ciao markers, inkessentials white pen, fine black marker
Tools: Cuttlebug d'vine swirls embossing folder, crop-a-dile
Embellishments: PM eyelets, PM pearls, Ribbon from stash, recollections pink pearl brad, bazill paper flower, 'made with love' charm

Thanks for looking!!

Monday, 13 July 2009

Willow with lantern

Good Afternoon!

Today i got another chritmas card made :) I made this card to enter into:

So heres my card.....

Stamp: Whiff of Joy - willow with lantern
Paper: Basic Grey-wassail
Medium: Copic Ciao markers, fine black marker, inkessentials white gel pen and anitas 3d gloss
Tools: Swiss dots cuttlebug embossing folder
Embellishments: PM green ribbon, gem brad from stash, Bazzil basics paper flowers

Thanks for looking!!

Sunday, 12 July 2009

Win $1,000 at!

I have just discovered that The Cuttlebug Spot is having a contest - "The Journey to 1,000"! They are trying to reach 1,000 followers by the end of July and need your help. To enter all you have to do is go to their site, sign up as follower and complete a few easy steps and you could win a $1,000 gift certificate to Custom Crops (! GO NOW and check it out at

Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Creative Inspirations - Gems and Pearls

Good Morning!!
Today over at Creative Inspirations we have a challenge of Gems and Pearls, easy hey!
I have also decided to enter this card into 2 other challenges
  • Sketch and Stash - I used my new copics which arrived yesterday :)
  • Papertake Weekly - I used my fave cuttlebug emmbossing folder (swiss dots), I also used my copics which i must say im getting addicted to lol

So heres my card.........

The photo of my card didint come out very well :(
Heres a close up of the image i used peel offs and gems and them used Anitas 3d gloss over the top and i love how it turned out!!
Stamps: Whiff of joy masked image, papermania sentiment
Papers: K+Co - hop scotch
Medium: Copic Ciao markers, inkessential white gel pen, fine black marker for doodling
Tools: Cuttlebug (swiss dots embossing folder), Crop-a-dile, Corner punch
Embellishments: Gold Peel offs, Orange gems from stash, clear gems are martha stewart, Anitas 3D gloss, Smirk white ribbon, brads from stash
Thanks for looking!!

Saturday, 4 July 2009

Rose Tinted Christmas!


Treated myself to the Rose Tinted DCWV xmas papers the other day so had to have ago with em lol I also got the basic grey wassail 6x6 papers which i found very hard to get hold of!!

so the card i made tonight is for 2 challenges
  • Truly Scrumptious - to follow a sketch
  • Cute Card Thursday - Stitching ( i have done both real and faux)

so here it is........

Stamp: Pink Gem Designs-Mimi in hat and coat, sentiment is by papermania
Papers: DCWV rose tinted xmas papers
Medium: WHSmith watercolour pencils, image glossed with anitas 3d gloss and a fine black marker pen for fake stitching around image
Tools: Martha Stewart snowflake punch, crop-a-dile, corner punch and sewing machine
embellishments: Punched snowflake, brad from stash, papermaina pearls, papermania eyelets

Thanks for looking!!!

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Creative inspirations - Masking

This week over at creative inspirations our theme is Masking (Nat has a tutorial on her blog)! I actually have to thank Nat for my image as she kindly sent me a selection of masked images :)
I have made this card to fit with some other challenge. which are:
  • Sketch and stamp
  • EAC and A Spoon Full of Sugar who both have a theme of Summer

so heres my card.....

Stamps: Whiff of joy
Paper: Papermania bluberryhill
Medium: Copics (E50, E51,R20, E33, E35 and E37), WHSmith watercolour pencils, inkessentials white gel pen, fine black marker
Tools: Cuttlebug - D'ivine swirls, Crop-a-dile, corner punch
Embellishments: PM pearls, PM eyelet, computer generated sentiment.

After taking this photo i decided to use anitas gloss to cover the image!

thanks for looking!