Friday, 20 October 2017

Petunia and her Wreath

 

Hello,
I haven't had much to share this week as I've been busy needle felting, which I'm sure I will share soon.
Today I have a card to share using this beautiful stamping bella image, Petunia and wreath. Petunia is my favourite SB character and I love this Christmas image of her and her wreath.
I used the sketch from the Bellarific Friday challenge a few weeks ago. The papers came from Nitwit collections Christmas tapestry range, matted on copper mirror card. I also used the matching sentiment.
My image is coloured with Promarkers. I finished with green gems. 

Challenges:

Thursday, 19 October 2017

4 Crafty Chicks: 3 Patterned Papers

 

Hello,
This weeks challenge at 4 crafty chicks is 3 patterned papers.
I used this cute Di's digi downloads image, Westie with wellies, coloured with Promarkers.
The papers, all matted on white, came from a paper pad from The Works. I added ribbon and a bow and a sentiment to finish. 

Challenges:

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

I Love Promarkers: Birthday

 
Hello,
It is time for a new challenge over at I love Promarkers and this fortnights theme is Birthday.
We are sponsored by Bugaboo who kindly gave us images to use. I used these cute birthday monsters.
The papers are from crafters companion signature birthday range.

We look forward to seeing your creations.

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Creative Inspirations: Autumn/ Halloween

 

Hello,
Over at Creative inspirations we have a new challenge, Autumn/Halloween.
We are also now a MONTHLY challenge, giving you plenty of time to enter.
For my card I used the image, Bobblehead Dracula from our sponsor Bugaboo.
I used just one paper from the Nitwit collections Eerisistable range. The circle layers are also embossed to add dimension. I finished with a sentiment.

Santa Buddies

 

Hello,
I have a Christmas card to share today featuring one of the cute Di's digi downloads images. This is Santa buddies, one of the images I chose as my prize.
I LOVE this image, it is so cute and perfect for any young family members who adore Santa. 
I used some Scandinavian style papers, matted on white and embossed the white panel with a dotty folder. I finished by adding the sentiment, holiday wishes.

Challenges:

Friday, 13 October 2017

Nativity

 
Hello,
I have a Christmas creation to share using this cute nativity image from Di's digi downloads. I LOVE these images, they are so cute and really to my style.
One of my favourite things at Christmas is to set up the nativity, ever since I was little. I have to every Christmas. So this image really stood out for me. I cut the image out and coloured with Promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections Tapestry of Christmas range, matted on copper mirror card.
I stamped the sentiment and simply matted, finishing with some green gems.

Challenges:

Happy Graduation!

 
Hello,
Today I have a special card to share. In a few weeks time, my best friend is graduating from uni and to show how proud I am of her I made her this graduation card featuring a magnolia Tilda image.
My friends course means that she'll be wearing light blue so I used the beautiful cherish papers from Nitwit collections.
I stamped my image in an oval die cut and coloured with Promarkers. I then added some pearls around.
I embellished with doilies, ribbon and flowers and finished with a sentiment.

Challenges:

Thursday, 12 October 2017

4 Crafty Chicks: Autumn/ Fall

 

Hello,
It is time for my next guest designer post for 4 Crafty Chicks and this weeks challenge is autumn/fall.
For my card I used this cute House mouse image from one of the card making pads. 
I used papers from one of the larger vintage paper pads from The Works and matted on cream.
I finished by adding lace and the matching sentiment.

Challenges:
HMFMC#251

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

The Paper Shelter: Music and Dance

 
Hello,
The new challenge at The Paper Shelter this week is music and dance.
For my card, I used the image Rythem everywhere!, coloured with Promarkers.
I used papers from one of The Work's paper pads, matted on white.
I added a daily, twine and sentiment to finish.

Monday, 9 October 2017

Saturated Canary: Rainbow Girl

 
Hello,
I've got a rainbow coloured inspired card to share using one of the Saturated canary subscription images from last year. I used the rainbow girl for this card, coloured with Promarkers.
The papers are from an old doodlebug pad, matted on white.
I added pink and spotty ribbon and some dew drops along with a sentiment to finish.

Challenge:
Stripes, rainbow colours, the plaque at the bottom.


Sunday, 8 October 2017

Wee Stamps: Lizzy Easle

 
Hello,
Today I have a pretty easle card to share using a Wee stamps freebie from Whimsy stamps.
I created this easel using some Shabby chic papers bought from The Works. I matted them on white, and embellished with lace.
I die cut my image into a circle and coloured with Promarkers, adding little glittery details.
I finished with a die cut swirl, flowers and pearls along with a sentiment.

 

Challenges:
Flowers. I add flowers to most of my cards as I love to add an element of nature to my cards. If I can't add flowers I'm not happy! 


Thursday, 5 October 2017

4 Crafty Chicks Guest Designer: Easle cards

 
Hello,
Today I have a special post to share. A few weeks ago I was chosen as Guest Designer for October over at 4 crafty chicks!
This week is my first GDT post and to start we have a challenge that includes one of my favourite card types. We want to see you easel cards.

For mine I used a wild rose studio nativity stamp that came free in Creative stamping magazine. I actually made this card while on holiday which is why it is quite simple. I created a twisted easel with dovecraft papers matted on white. My image is coloured with Promarkers.
I embellished with one of the sentiments from the magazine stamp set and some lace.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

I Love Promarkers: Use dies

 

Hello,
It is time for a new challenge over at I love Promarkers and this fortnights theme is use dies.
We are sponsored by Ikes Art this time, who gave the DT images to use, this is snow deer.
I matched my in age with Hobbycraft natural Christmas papers, matted on gold. I added some gold shimmer ribbon.
I embellished with a mulberry paper Christmas tree and two deer die cuts.

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Autumn Hedgehogs

 

Hello,
I have an Autumn themed card to share today featuring one of the hedgehog stamps from Di's digi downloads.
I coloured my image with Promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections fall too range, matted on white. I embellished with flowers, gems and a sentiment.

Challenges:

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

The Paper Shelter: Autumn

 
This weeks challenge over at The Paper Shelter is Autumn.
For my card, I used the image Autumn love coloured with Promarkers. The papers are from Nitwit collections nitwit fall range, matted on coffee coloured card. I added a sentiment, ribbon and a cluster of flowers.

Creative Inspirations: Anything goes

 
Hello,
It's time for a new challenge over at creative inspirations and this fortnights theme is anything goes.
We are sponsored by The Paper Shelter and this week we all got images to use, thus one is called French brunch.
I coloured the image with Promarkers. The papers are from an old dovecraft Paris inspired paper pad. I added lace, a sentiment and flowers to finish.

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Christmas with the Cuties: Cute animals

 
Hello,
It is time for challenge 10 over at Christmas with the cuties and this months challenge is cute Christmas animals.
We are sponsored by pink gem designs who kindly gave us images. I used this sweet owl image, coloured with Promarkers. I used some nitwit collections papers, matted on cream and finished with a sentiment.

Guest Designer at Through the Craftroom Door.

 

Hello,
I'm back after my holiday with a special post to share. I'm guest designer for Through the craftroom door this week which is an honour.
As always, the challenge is anything goes. The challenge is sponsored by Morgan's Artworld and I was kindly given the image Silvertrace Dragon baby in egg, coloured with Promarkers, with added glossy accents on the scales.
 This image is perfect for any fantasy fan.
I matched it with Anna Marie Designs blissful teal papers, matted on silver. I finished with a sentiment and some gems.


I also had a guest designer spot over at the SCC blog so click here to see my sewing themed bestie notebook.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

I Love Promarkers: anything goes

 
This weeks challenge over at I love Promarkers is anything goes.
We are sponsored by Dr Digi who gave the DT images to use. This one is Katy the cat lady.
I coloured my image and matted on coffee coloured card, the papers are from the Nitwit collections potting shed range. I finished with lace, flowers and a sentiment.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Creative Inspirations: seasonal

 
Hello,
We are back at Creative inspirations after a long summer break and our new challenge is Seasonal.
It can be any season, so something autumny or perhaps your still not over summer!
For mine, I chose Christmas. I'm not really one for making Christmas cards for months, just one now and again but recently I bought some Christmas bestie images so I had to share this one. The Fluffies are some of my favourite images!
I coloured this one with a mix of Promarkers and spectrum noirs and used festive floral papers from Nitwit collections, matted on green mirror card. I finished with a bow, bell and sentiment.

The Paper shelter: Embossing

 
This week over at The Paper Shelter we have a new challenge and it is the A Teams time to host.
Our challenge theme is embossing of any kind.
I used the new image, Ice Hockey for this little easel.
The paper came from an DIY set of papers from Nitwit collections. I matted everything on red.
The image is coloured with Promarkers. I embossed my panel and strip with a dotty folder and added ribbon to the strip.
I finished with a sentiment.

Friday, 8 September 2017

Josephina

 
Hello,
This card features the bestie image, Josephina. It's not very often I make a card that is in darker tones or has a steampunk edge but I think this one turned out well.
I coloured my image with Promarkers, then matted on black.
The papers are from M&C collection at The Works, again matted on black. I cut out some butterflies from the pad and added those along with black lace and finished with a sentiment.

Challenges:

Apple Hopper

Hello,
I have something a bit different to share today featuring an image from one of the house mouse decoupage packs.
With it coming to autumn, I thought this was the perfect image, but to brighten it up a little I chose this bright Apple patterned paper.
I kept it simple by adding the matching sentiment.

Challenges:




Thursday, 7 September 2017

Whimsy Birthday Penguin

 

Hello,
Today I have another card to share featuring one of the Penguin images from Whimsy stamps. I LOVE these penguins!
For my card I used Penguin with prezzie, coloured with Promarkers and spectrum noirs.
I chose to make a birthday card, using an older nitwit collections paper pad, all matted on white.
I finished with flowers, ribbon and a sentiment.

Challenges:
This is a difficult one for me as I use a lot of both on my cards. I am an animal lover so a lot of images I use feature animals, seeing as I am known for my cute cards but I also love adding flowers to things, so much so I often have to stop myself from adding them to everything I make!
Based on that, I would say fauna. 


Birthday Time!

 
Hello,
Today I have an easel card to share featuring an image from Di's digi downloads. I coloured this sweet bear and hedgehog image with Promarkers and die cut into a circle.
The papers are from a large 12x12 paper pad I have filled with papers perfect for children.
I kept the card simple, adding ribbon and some tiny buttons for decoration.

I'd like to enter this into:

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

I Love Promarkers: Animals

 

Hello,
It is time for a new challenge over at I love Promarkers and this fortnights challenge is Animals.
We are sponsored by Little Miss Muffet who kindly gave the team images. 
For my card, I used Kiki with cupcake.
The papers are Nitwit collections hey cupcake papers, matted on white.
I added ribbon, a bow and a sentiment to finish.

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Besties Beautiful

 
Hello,
During the Bestie sale this past week, I treated myself to some of the images, mainly Christmas but this one sneakily fell into my cart and has so on become a favourite.
I coloured my image with Promarkers, using the blender to create the lightness in the hair.
I used papers from the Cherish collection from Nitwit collections, matted on white.
I added a daily, flowers and a sentiment to finish.

Challenges:

Whimsy Penguin Christmas Tree

 
Hello,
I have a festive creation to share today featuring one of the Whimsy stamp penguin images.
I stamped my image and coloured with Promarkers.
The papers are from the Christmas tapestry range from Nitwit collections, matted on black to bring out the penguins.
I added ribbon, flowers and a sentiment to finish. 

Challenges:

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Christmas Recipe Bestie

 
Hello,
Today I have a card to share using one of the My Bestie Christmas images.
I used this on a little differently by fussy cutting it out. It is coloured with Promarkers.
I matched the image with Festive floral papers from Nitwit collections, matted on green mirror card.
I also used one of the labels from the collection and added a Christmas cheer recipe I finished with gems and ribbon.

I'd like to enter this into:


Wednesday, 30 August 2017

The Paper Shelter: Back to School

 
Hello,
It is time for a new challenge over at The Paper Shelter and this weeks theme is Back to School.
For this challenge, I used Ready for school, coloured with Promarkers.
I made a 5x7 card, using BeYoutiful papers from Nitwit collections. I didn't follow a sketch, just created my own using left over pieces from my stash.
I finished with a sentiment.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Penguin Family 1st Christmas

 
Hello,
I have a cute Christmas card to share today using one of the Penguin stamps from Whimsy stamps. This is proud parents, a perfect image for a babies first Christmas or a young family.
I coloured my image with Promarkers and die cut into a circle.
The papers came from Wild rose studio, all matted on white card. I added snowflakes, glittery lilac ribbon and a sentiment to finish. Each layer actually has glitter around the edges but unfortunately you can't see it on the photo.

I'd like to enter this into:

Monday, 28 August 2017

Cat Easel card



Hello,
Today i have a easel card to share using an image from Wild Rose Studio.
I die cut a circle, stamped my image and coloured with promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections Petal fresh range. I matted everything on white and added ribbon, flowers and a sentiment to finish.

Challenges:
 


Christmas with the Cuties! Challenge 9: Cute Couples

 
Hello,
It's time for a new challenge over at Christmas with the cuties and this months challenge is

CUTE COUPLES.

For this challenge, we are sponsored by Bugaboo who kindly gave us images. This one is called Snowman couple, coloured with Promarkers. The papers are also from Bugaboo.
I matted everything on pearlescent blue card. I added some glittery lilac ribbon and a sentiment to finish.

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Baby Boy

 

Hello,
Today I have a fancy fold back card to share featuring a new image from The Paper Shelter. This is is Baby Carriage.
I coloured my image with Promarkers and die cut into a circle. 
The papers are from the Cherish collection from Nitwit collections, I concentrated on using the blue papers rather than the peach. 
I added ribbon, a bow, flowers and dew drops to finish.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:


Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Floral Hedgehog

 
Hello,
 Today I have a card to share using one of the hedgehog images from Di's digi downloads. I love hedgehogs!
I matched my image with some pink Blissful papers from Anna Marie Designs. The image as usual coloured with Promarkers. I added some polka dot ribbon, flowers and a sentiment to finish.

Challenges:

I Love Promarkers: Summer


Hello, 
It is time for a new challenge over at I love Promarkers and this fortnights theme is Summer.
For this challenge, we all used sponsor images, this one is called Bird Bath Bobby.
I created this 6x6 easel card. The papers are from an old Doodlebug pad, all matted on white.
I added one of the sentiments from the pad and some ribbon and a bow to finish.

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Smile! Its your birthday!

 
Hello,
I have a card to share today featuring a My Bestie image. This is called snapshot Sally.
I cropped the image by die cutting into a circle. One of my favourite things to do with my circular dies is to play around and create backgrounds so I used a mix of papers from Nitwit collections happy too range. I really like the circular look, having all soft, round lines rather than sharp edges one the layouts I usually use.
I coloured my image with Promarkers and added sequins, pearls and a sentiment to finish.

Challenges:


Thursday, 17 August 2017

Whimsy Penguin Couple

 
Hello,
Last week I treated myself to some of the super cute penguin stamps from Whimsy stamps. I would love to use some of the Christmas images for my Christmas cards this year, but they seem to have sold out everywhere. After seeing them featured on a few blogs and on pinterest I had to get them!
For this card I used the penguin couple, coloured with Promarkers and die cut into a circle. Colouring scenes I actually find quite difficult, sometimes they look ok others I don't like them at all but colouring classes usually feature copics rather than Promarkers.
I used Nitwit collections Cherish papers, currently my favourite papers in pretty peach and pastel blue.
I added some ribbon, flowers, pearls and an anniversary sentiment to finish.

I'd like to enter this into the following:
Flowers and pearls, because I love adding a bit of a natural look to my cards and pearls give it a pretty feel. 


Wednesday, 16 August 2017

The Paper Shelter: Dies and/or Punches

 
Hello,
It is the A Teams turn to host this week at The Paper Shelter and this weeks challenge is punches and or dies.
For my card I used the image So Pretty and cropped the top half of the image. I then die cut into a fancy rectangle and coloured with Promarkers.
I used Nitwit collections Girly girl papers, matted on white.
I added ribbon, flowers and a sentiment to finish. 

We look forward to seeing your creations!

Monday, 14 August 2017

House Mouse Christmas Giftbox

 

Hello,
I'm back with my final post of the day, this cute House mouse gift box.

 

The box itself is slightly smaller that 6x6, I decorated it using Hobbycraft Christmas papers. I die cut my image into a circle and matted on gold to bring out the gold in the poinsettia paper. I die cut gold and green leaves using dies from The Works. I also added flowers to finish.

Challenges:
HMFMC#247

Saturated Canary: Vintage Flapper Girl



Hello,
Today i have a card to share featuring another of the Saturated canary back in time images from the august subscription collection.  This is the 20's style flapper girl. This image is actually a full body image, but i cropped the headshot and die cut into a circle.
I used anna marie blissful cocoa papers, added some wide lace, sequins, pearls and flowers to finish.

{Vintage, flowers and pearls}

Flowers and pearls are my favorite embellishments because they make a card look quite girly and pretty, my favorite style. 


Saturday, 12 August 2017

Bestie Fairy

 
Hello,
Today I have a card to share featuring a My Bestie digi. This is a fairy image, one I won at the Scrapbook stamp society challenge.
I coloured my image with Promarkers and added glitter to the wings.
The papers are from Nitwit collections Girly girl collection, matted on white. I added ribbon and a sentiment to finish.

Challenges:

Friday, 11 August 2017

Saturated Canary: Greek Goddess

 
Hello,
My card today features one of the latest Saturated canary subscription images. This us from the August collection which was called back in time. This is Greek Goddess.
I cropped the in age to a headshot and coloured with Promarkers.
I used blissful peach papers, added lace, pearls and a sentiment to finish.

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

LOTV: Christmas Crossover Card

 
Hello,
I haven't had a lot of time in the past week to share many creations (or even craft for that matter!) as I've been busy looking after my pup after his op last week. After a bit of an emergency at the weekend he is now recovering well. So well in fact apart from some bruises, you wouldn't know he'd even had an op! He seems to be getting back to his usual mischievous self.

Anyway, back to my card. I made this for the LOTV August challenge which this month was Christmas. 
It's been a while since I used an LOTV stamp and this is one of my older ones. I love the little girl decorating her Christmas cake, it reminds me a bit of myself as I love to bake at Christmas, mini Christmas cakes, mince pies, gingerbread anything really but it is something that I always associate with the holiday season.

 
I created a crossover card, using Lemoncraft Christmas papers from noor design, matted on green.
I added some pretty lace, flowers and some die cut leaves.
I used an old verse stamp for the inside tag.
Here are some close ups:




 

Challenges: 

Petunia and her Wreath

  Hello, I haven't had much to share this week as I've been busy needle felting, which I'm sure I will share soon. Toda...