Saturday, 30 October 2010
I've totally lost my mojo,must be still on holiday in Cyprus....LOL,i've never before made cards and thrown them in the bin...this week 3 have ehded up in there! and i'm not happy with this one either.
For my card i used a Whimsy digi "Witch's Broom"by Katie of Big Hug Creations,coloured with Copic Markers and Prisma's.I've added alittle glamour dust to her shoes...she seem's a glamourous witch to me...lol.
The papers are Basic Grey "Offbeat",i think these work well for Halloween.
For the sentiment "BOO" i've used Doodlebug rub-ons all mixed up in lime green.
The bat and the hands are from a mixed bag of Halloween stuff from Poundland.
I'm entering this card into the following challenges:-
KABOODLE DOODLES CHALLENGE..."Let's Go Batty"
PEAR TREE DESIGNS...."Halloween"
ABC CHALLENGE...."G is for glitter"
CRAFTY CREATIONS.....Halloween or perhaps Autumn.
DUTCH DARE CARD CHALLENGE...Halloween or Purple/Black/Orange/Green.
PAPER PLAY CHALLENGES...."A haunting we will go".
SECRET CRAFTER....Anything that flies.
Well that's all for now...hope you will all come and join us on the challenge this week,i look forward to seeing your fab creations :0).
Enjoy your day
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Sorry this card should have been posted yesterday for the new challenge this week at POLLYCRAFT.....this week we have a sketch for you to follow by MARIT....lovely to work with hope you'll all come and join in.
The two images and both sentiments are all from the same Pollycraft Mini doodles set "MR and MRS".I've just used a black fine liner to colour some of the hearts on each of the images and then added alittle glamour dust to the others.
I've used a Crafts Too "Hearts" embossing folder to do the embossing and the large black heart gems are from Hobbycraft.
All layers have been edged using a silver ink pad.
Well that's about it for now...must start on the pile of washing,will try to visit you all tonight to see what you've been up to while i've been away.
Have a lovely day...hope the weathers better where you are,
Sunday, 24 October 2010
We have a fabby sketch for you today over at JUST CUTE BEARS...the sketch is by Helen one of my teamies...a dream to work with ,the sketch that is,well and Helen...LOL.
I've used a Pollycraft image from the Benji and Bex set "For My Valentine"...coloured with Copic markers and Prisma's.
The paper is Basic Grey "Ambrosia"
For the "you" i've used Doodlebug rub-ons...all mixed up (large).
Self adhesive pearls from stash.
Sorry it's abit short and sweet...like i said in yesterdays post hopefully in a couple of days i should be back to normal and creating,posting and blogging including visiting everyone more than i have in recent weeks.
Hope you will all come and join in the challenge and thank you to all who joined in on our last one.
Saturday, 23 October 2010
Another fab sketch this week by Jo..over at SKETCH SATURDAY i have rotated it to suit the image i wanted to use....this gorgeous snowman "Basil" is a digital image from Pollycraft,i've coloured him using Koh-I-Noor woodless colouring pencils,my favourite medium at the moment.I've added a touch of glamour dust to the fur trim on is hat and mits and plenty of stickles to the snow.
The papers are again from my everlasting DCWV Christmas stack.
The snowflake border was made with a Fiskars punch and the snowflakes with Xcut punches.
For the sentiment i've used Doodlebug rub-ons.
Ribbon and self adhesive pearls are from my stash mountain :0).
Well i'm sure we would have had a good turn out last week...with plenty of gorgeous entries,so thank you and hope to see you all again this week.I should be home late tomorrow evening so hopefully will be back to normal in a few days...after all the washing and ironing :0(.
Saturday, 16 October 2010
Never mind it does mean that it's time for another fabby sketch by Jo over at SKETCH SATURDAY and this week it was a dream to work with :0).
We had a lovely turn out again last week,hope you will join us again this week.We are sponsored by DIGITAL DELIGHTS and the winner this week will have a $10.00 gift certificate to spend in the store.
I love this POLLYCRAFT image "Willie" and i've wanted to use him for sometime now but hadn't got round to it...the sketch this week was just perfect for it.I've coloured him using Promarkers and Koh-I-Noor woodless colouring pencils.
The papers are from a never ending DCWV Christmas paper stack....it's a good job i love them :0).
The embossed panel's been done using a Crafts Too "Stars Frame" embossing folder.
The star shapes have been cut out using the "Stars" spellbinders dies.
I've computer generated the sentiment using "Chocolate Box" font.
Everything as been edged with "Old Paper" Distress Ink.
I'm also entering this card into AUD SENTIMENTS CHALLENGE.....this week the sentiment should be "Anything that has to do with a baby"
Well that's about it...hope you all have a good day/weekend.
Friday, 15 October 2010
Monday, 11 October 2010
So this is my POLLYCRAFT CHALLENGE card....this week the theme "It's A Fairytale" as been picked by Maria...hope you will all come over and join in on the fun,there was a fantastic turn out last week hope to see you all again this week.
For my card i've used "STAR FAIRY" coloured with kOH-I-Noor woodless colouring pencils,blended with Sansador.I've coloured the background in black,i wanted it to be night time,then i've added glamour dust all over the black area,really sparkly IRL,not showing very good in the photo,it looks patchy :0(....i'm really pants at taking photo's,i think i need a few lessons.
The backing paper is Pink Petticoat "Spooky Doodles",the sentiment which i've heat embossed in gold is from the Whiff Of Joy "Fairy Useful Sayings".
The leaves have been punched with a L-Em punch,flower brad and adhesive pearls from stash.
I'm also entering this card into the following challenges:-
MAGICAL MONDAY....."Back to nature"....she's hanging from a tree,and the punched leaves.
STAMP SOMETHING..."Something Punchy"
KEEP IT SIMPLE...."Seeing Stars".
OSAAT CHALLENGE...."Use your digi stamps"
Well that's about it...hope you all have a great day...i've got a busy one ahead,well all week to be honest.
Sunday, 10 October 2010
I've gone for a slightly different shaped card this week and not the usual pale pink,blue or lemon colour scheme you would normally use for a baby card.
The two bear images are both from Elzybells,sadly now closed down...but as one door closes another one opens and i'm pleased to say that Elizabeth will be designing for Penny Black...how cool is that.
I've coloured the images with Koh-I-Noor woodless colouring pencils,blended with Sansador.
The gingham cardstock is DCWV "Nana's Kitchen" and the textured cardstock also DCWV.
The sentiment and letters are rub ons.
The ballon punch is Xcut,ribbon,button and adhesive pearls from stash.
Hope you will all come and join us this week...and a big thank you to those of you who took up the challenge last time,there were some amazing cards :0).
I'm entering this card in the following challenges :-
ALLSORTS CHALLENGE....Song inspiration.."Welcome to my world" by Jim Reeves.
PIXIE DUST STUDIO...."Sweet Baby".
TOTALLY PAPERCRAFTS....Buttons and Bows.
CRAFT YOUR DAYS AWAY...."BABIES"
All that's left to say is have a lovely Sunday whatever you're up to :0)...i'll be back tomorrow with another card and alittle bit of news :0).
Saturday, 9 October 2010
We had a smashing turn out last week,so a big thank you to all who joined us on the challenge,hope to see you all again this week.
We are sponsored this week by Simon Says Stamp....check out challenge blog for full details.
For my card i decided to use this new gorgeous digi image "Anna's Hallowe'en" by Crissy Armstrong available now from Whimsy Stamps.....i must say a dream to colour :0),i've used a different colouring medium on this one,Koh-I-Noor woodless colouring pencils and blended with Sansador.
The digi sentiment tickets are by Raindrop Echo Designs also from Whimsy Stamps...these are just perfect,make them any size you want to suit your needs.
The papers are Basic Grey "Ambrosia"...i love the colours in this pad.
The cobweb and spider stamp in the corner i purchased from the NEC,sorry there's no make,one of those bargain bucket things :0)...i so love a bargain!
I've sparkled the trim on Anna's dress alittle with some glamour dust and on the bows on her shoes...not showing too good,and self adhesive pearls from stash.
I'm entering this card into the following challenges:-
THE SHABBY TEA ROOM.....Vintage Halloween,take inspiration from photo.
FAB 'N' FUNKY......Use a digi image.
CREATE 4 FUN...Use a digi image on your card/project.
SECRET CRAFTER....."Distressing"....i've used Distressing Ink on the edges of the papers.
Well that's about it for now....hope you all have a fabby Saturday,the weathers not too bright here at the minute,hope it's better where you are...
Tuesday, 5 October 2010
So this is my first project...sorry not much colouring and must say it myself not very good photo's either :0(...i decided to make a swing card...big mistake...love the style of the card just a nightmare to photograph.
Saturday, 2 October 2010
So for my card this week i've used a gorgeous Pollycraft image from the Lilybean Fairies "Dancing With Dragonflies",i've used Copic markers and Prisma's for my colouring medium and finished off with alittle glamour dust on her wings,dragonfly and tiny flowers,well every fairy needs some sparkle...LOL.
I've actually made a shaker card...you will see from the photo below i've added some bugle beads...the white Petaloo flowers and punched leaves at the bottom hide the beads,so makes for a extra suprise..
The white card's been embossed using a Crafts Too 5x5 "Dots" embossing folder.
The papers are SU and the sentiment is MFT "Essential Sentiments".
Photo to show the shaker element of the card.
I will also be entering this card into the following challenges:-
MOVING ALONG WITH THE TIMES....Fairies or Fantasy.....Lilybean fairy.
PAPER PLAY CHALLENGE....."Hidden Extra"....shaker card,flowers hide the bugle beads.
CRAFTY EMMA'S STORE CHALLENGE..."Get ahead start,get a HAT....she's wearing a hat.
TOTALLY PAPERCRAFTS......"The Great Outdoors"
Well that's about it....have a good day,and i hope you will all come and join in the fun at SS,and don't forget that fabby prize that's up for grabs....