Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Challenge 29 - Letters/Numbers

Today over at Creative Inspirations sees a new challenge of Numbers and Letters! So I made a card for my little sister who is 15 next month :)
I also made this card to fit in with these challenges:
  1. Sketch and Stash - I used my new digi image from all that scraps and my new my minds eye papers
  2. Challenge Up you life - Orange, brown and green

Heres my card...................

heres a close up of the flower made from retro punches and sprayed with glimmer mist :)

CC Designs Swiss Pixies Gretel available from all that scraps

Copics, Glitter glue, Inkessentials white pen, antique linen distress inks, Glimmer mist

My Minds Eye - bloom and Grow

Nestabilities, retro punches, sewing machine, bow maker, happy birthday cuttlebug embossing folder

Ribbon from Stash, pearls by marc richards

Thanks for popping over!!

Monday, 28 September 2009

Beary Merry xmas!

Today i have another christmas card to show you. I have made this card for the secret crafter where there theme is Animal Antics, I thought this was the perfect image!
Heres my card.......

Both image and sentiment are by Popcorn Bear - Beary Merry christmas set

Copics, glitter glue


Snowflakes cuttlebug embossing folder, bow maker

ribbon from stash

Thanks for popping by!!

Thursday, 24 September 2009

It's a stitch up!!

Evening All!
I've got another christmas card made :) I made this to follow the everybody art challenge where they have a sketch and iv just realised i haven't strictly followed the sketch so i realise i wont be qualifiying for the prize lol
The other challenge im entering this card into is simon says stamp which has a theme of stitching:) i really like the effect of stitching now i have got the hand of my sewing machine, its had more use this last month than it has the last 3 years lol
I also finally tried out my new bow maker which i bought from the Harrogate show of a stall called craft Racks for just £1.99 and it works like a dream :)
Heres the sketch i kind of followed lol

Heres what i came up with.............
Whiff of Joy image, sentiment is from Popcorn bear

Copic markers, inkessentials white highlighter pen

Basic Grey Wassail papers

Retro Flower punches(medium and large), Sewing Machine, Tim Holtz distresser, bow maker, nestabilities, swiss dots embossing foler

PM pearls, ribbon from stash

Thanks for looking!!

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Creative Inspirations - challenge 28

Morning all!!!
Today sees a new challenge over at creative inspirations and this week we have a theme of Fall/Autumn.

I also made my card for these challenges:

  1. Sketch and Stash - Sketch, i used my new retro flower punches and glimmer mist
  2. Secret Crafter - Girls card
  3. Charisma Cards - Flower Power

Heres the sketch from sketch and stash..
Heres what i came up with.....
Heres a close up of the flower i made using retro flower punches. Rach has a great tutorial to show you how to make these! The glimmer mist isn't showing up much in the photo.

Sugar Nellie (thanks Dianne!! ), sentiment by Inkadinkadoo
Copic Markers, inkessentials white highlighter pen, Antique linen distress ink for the flower, tattered angel glimmer mist (silver)

Sewing machine, tim holtz distresser, retro flower punches medium and large, dvine swirls cuttlebug embossing folder
Celebrate ribbon, PM pearl
Thanks for popping over!!

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Hot chocolate :)

Heres a card i finished off late last night!! I have made this card for:
  1. Winter Wonderland - Hot Chocolate
  2. Cupcake crafts - Distressing

I thought herby would be the perfect image for the winter wonderland challenge!

Heres my card.......

Whiff of Joy
Copic Ciao markers
Dovecraft, cardstock from the paper mill shop
Sewing machine, Tim holtz distressing tool, Oval nestabilities
Poinsetia from the hobby house, Martha Stewart gems, smirk ribbon
Thanks for looking!!!

Sunday, 20 September 2009

Have a Beary Merry Christmas!

Finnaly got a card made with one of my new stamps from last week! For this card i have followed the sketch over at Friday sketchers !
Really enjoyed using this sketch i used my fave xmas dove craft papers. I really like the blue and brown combo for xmas as you can probably tell hehe
Heres my card.....
Lili of the Valley
Copic Ciao markers, inkessentials white highlighting pen, glitter glue
Nestabilities, sewing machine, snowflake cuttlebug embossing folder
poinsetia from the hobby house, paper cellar raffia, smirk ribbon
Thanks for popping over!!

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Creative Inspirations - Animals

Good Morning!!!
this morning im here to show you my DT card for Creative Inpirations where we have a theme of animals :)
I have also chosen to enter this card into EAC's challenge of shabby as i have distressed the edges of my papers, i really love the effect of this and it doesnt matter to much about how neat you cut out the papers lol
Heres my card.......

Popcorn bear - winter wishes and sentiment is by See d's
Copic ciao markers
DCWV paper pack
Tim Holtz distressing tool, D'vine Swirls cuttlebug embossing folder, Smirk ribbon
Thanks for stopping by and taking a look :)

Sunday, 13 September 2009

Papercraft Extravaganza!!

Woahhh im all shopped out lol i went to the Papercraft Extravaganza in harrogate today and boy did i have fun :)
Heres a photo to show you what i got hehe

Shame im working every day until friday so wont get to have much of a play lol

Wednesday, 9 September 2009

Purple xmas!


This morning Iv finished off my card for the challenge over at Creative Card Crew blog which is Fairies!!

Heres what i came up with....

Image is a digital download from Mo's digital pencil and the sentiment is from a see d's set
Copic ciao markers, inkessentials white highlighting pen and glitter glue for the wings
Papers :
DCWV - rose tinted cristmas
Martha Stewart snowflake punch, D'vine swirls cuttlebug embossing folder
Brads from stash, smirk ribbon
Thanks for looking!!!!!

Creative Inspirations - Challenge 26

Good Morning!!!

This morning Im here to show you my DT card for Creative Inspirations, the challenge this week we have a fab sketch Nat made and we also want to see brads and/or eyelets :)

I decided to rotate the sketch so that i could fit in my image etc ...

I am also entering my card into Charisma Cards as there challenge is curls and swirls so i used my Dvine swirls embossing folder :)

So heres my card using the sketch....

Stamps: Magnolia image ( thanks caroline!! ) and the sentiment is Papermania
Medium: copics (rach now has some great videos over on her blog showing her techniques!), inkessentials white highlighting pen,glitter glue
Papers: DCWV pink tint
Tools: D'vine swirls cuttlebug embossing folder, Martha Stewart Snowfake punch
Embellishments: PM white snowflake brad,Raffia lace by paper cellar, White smirk ribbon, Martha Stewart pink gem
Thanks for looking!! and dont forget to check out the rest of the DT cards over at Creative Inspirations!!

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Winter Wishes!!


Iam trying to get a move on with my xmas cards so i decided to use the sketch over at friday sketchers to get a card done! I decided to rotate the sketch otherwise nothing would have fit in lol

Iam also entering my card into the Stamp Something challenge which is to use your fave stamp! My Popcorn bear is deffo my fave at the moment as its so easy to colour in and looks so cute!!
Heres the sketch i followed...

and heres what i came up with...

Stamp: both image and sentiment are from Popcorn bear by crafters companion
Medium: Copics
Paper: DCWV
Tools:Tim Holtz Distresser, Corner Punch, Dvine swirls embossing folder, sewing machine
Thanks for looking!!

Friday, 4 September 2009

PCP - Christmas Challenge!

This month over on Creative Inspirations PCP monthly challenge we have a theme of Christmas! this may be our last monthly challenge over a PCP as last month we had a lack of entrants.
Heres my DT card for the challenge....
Stamp: Popcorn the bear
Medium: Copics, fine black marker for doodling
Papers: DCWV
Embellishments: PM pearls for the mistletoe on the reef and docrafts ribbon

Thanks for looking!!

Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Blue and Brown!

This week over at creative inspirations we have a colour combo of Blue and Brown I wasnt really sure about using the colours for a christmas card at first but now i quite like it, something a bit different.
I also made this card for:
  1. Sketch and Stamp - sketch to follow
  2. A spoon full of sugar - distressing
  3. EAC - Blue and brown

So heres my card.....

Stamp: Anya from the greetings farm, sentiment from a see d's set
Papers: DCWV
Medium: Copic markers, inkessentials highlighter, glitter glue
Tools: tim holtz distresser, Dvine swirls and swiss dots cuttlebug embossing folder, Martha Stewart snowflake punch
Embellishments: Martha Stewart gems, PM snowflake brad

thanks for looking!!

Tuesday, 1 September 2009


Evening all :)
Iv been a bit slow on the card making this week iv been getting distracted with trying to learn how to crochet and im struggling lol but heres something i made whilst i was fed up of the crochet attempts lol
I made this card for:
  1. Secret Crafter - Wings
  2. Papertake weekly - Angels and Fairies

Stamp: digi stamp from mo's digital pencil, sentiment form a see d's xmas set
Papers: Dovecraft i think
Medium: Copics, inkessentials highlighter
Tools: dvine swirls cuttlebug embossing folder, circle cutter
Embellishments: Smirk ribbon

thanks for looking x