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Tuesday 30 March 2010

One Stop Craft Challenge 73 and Sketch Saturday Challenge 96

I have followed the sketch on Sketch saturday for this card and have used the fruity theme from One Stop. I have coloured Tilda with promarkers. The backing papers are  a freebie download from one of the craft magazines.Ribbon from crafty ribbons. I have used another one of my altered bottle tops as the sentiment on this card  again printed of the computer I then covered it in white glittery chalk and the anita's 3d gloss. Using the chalk in this way fills the gloss with a glittery sheen.

MSE K.I.S.S challenge

This is my card for the current MSE challenge. We has to use 1x patterened paper, 1x textured paper and 1x plain paper and 3 buttons or bows. I been a little naughty and used 2 flowers and a altered bottle top instead of buttons hope thats ok. The image is a recent freebie Jiggle from Stamping Dragon, coloured with promarkers and some stickles on his wings. The BP is from secret garden pad, green cardstock has been embossed with swiss dots folder. The bottle cap I have altered first of all I squashed the bottle cap in my cuttlebug which almost turns it inside out. ThenI printed off a smaller copy of Jiggle and coloured him then filled the bottle cap with anitas 3d gloss.

Friday 26 March 2010

Couple of quick cards

Made this card quickly tonight very similar to one I made for furrypig have added a strip of blue between the embossed lines and some gems to the butterfly. Have also dusted the flowers with blue chalk.
Over on MSE lots of the girls went to the NEC today so those of us left behind had a bit of a virtual cake party to which we bought lots of very fancy looking cakes and best of all they were all calorie free! lol anyway Dawnteabag set a little challenge for us to make a card with a cake on it here is my effort.
I have used a sheet of paper from forever friends for you pack. Its one of those sheets with the image already on it I never really know what to do with these? I used 3 sheets to create a decoupage I'm quite please with it as I have never made my own decoupaged picture before although I think the sentiment could do with being a bit bigger as the top of the card looks a bit bare. I addes so punched flowers over the top of the vase as the printed ones looked to flat and were to fiddly to cut out.
Heres a close up of the flowers

Codi Stylin

I have followed this weeks sketch at Sunday Sketch & Stamp. The image is the fab Codi Stylin from Pollycraft coloured with promarkers with some silver gel pen added to the skull and the belt, the papers are from DCWV Rockstar pack. The purple cardstock is coredinations gemstones and has a lovely shimmer to it. The ribbon and brad are from my stash and the silver card candy from craftwork cards. The sentiment is from a forever friend stamp which I have stamped in silver ink.


I have followed this weeks sketch at Moving along with the Times. This cute duck is a digi stamp from Pollycraft coloured with promarkers with some stickles added to the icing , the papers are from Daisy & Dandylion picnic patch, ribbon from my stash and sentiment is also from Daisy & Dandylion.

Thursday 25 March 2010

Lili of the Valley Rabbit.

I bought this stamp from lili of the valley a couple of weeks ago and noticed on their website some videos for colouring with promarkers so watched them and have used them for inspiration for colouring these bunnies in. i would like to enter these in Creative Craft World 2nd challenge which is Promarkers.

This one the papers are from the MME pack that was free witht the mag a couple of weeks ago, ribbon was fom crafty ribbons and the sentiment is from a stash swap. The ballon has been covered in anita's gloss.

This one the papers are basic grey cupcake, sentiment is stamped and cut out with nesties.Again the ballon has been glossed with Anita's gloss.

Allsorts challenge week 44 and Charisma Cardz challenge #12 - Spring

Both Charisma Cardz & Allsorts have the theme of spring this week, I think this card fits the spring theme. The image is one of the stamps I won from Creative craft world coloured with promarkers, the paper is from daisy and dandylion picnic patch, ribbon from stash ans sentiment is daisy and dandylion as well, the butterfly has been stamped and coloured and then covered with anitas gloss.

I ♥ ProMarkers challenge 7

I have followed the sketch over at I ♥ ProMarkers for this card.
The image is a greeting farm one coloured with promarkers, the papers are from the MME pack that was free with a mag a few weeks ago, the sentiment is a daisy and dandylion one, the flowers are punched and the white pearls were sent to me in this months stash swap thanks furrypig.

Tuesday 23 March 2010

Moving Along With The Times Challenge 38

This weeks challenge at Moving Along With The Times was an open theme following the sketch provided.
This card is for my MIL's birthday from the children they call her nanny chook chook as she keeps chickens in her back garden so when I saw this stamped image that was sent to me in a swap I thought of her. The papers are from Daisy & Dandylion Picnic Patch, the ribbon is from my stash, flowers are prima and the scallopped circle is cut with nesties and embossed with daisy folder. I added some gems to the top corners as they looked a bit bare.

spanish theme card

My friend at work asked me to make a card for her Mum's birthday she wanted it to be bright and colourful and have a spanish theme. I really struggled to find some ideas for a spanish themed cards but thanks to dawnteabag for sugesting a fan card this is what I have come up with. The papers are from DCWV they are glittered. The brad hold the fan pieces together has a blue gem in the middle, the letters are cut on my cuttlebug the flowers are prima and finished with little gems.

Wednesday 17 March 2010

This months card & Atc swaps & crafty ribons easter bag

This is the card I made for Ali for this months swap on crafty place, the theme was spring. The image is a lilli of the valley stamp coloured with promarkers, backing paper is basic grey, flowers are prima e line ones coloured with promarkers amd the border is punched with my new woodware punch.
I also got drawn with Ali for this months ATC swap the theme was By the cute and furry, so I used this fab little image that Rusty sent me. The paper is MME from the bloom and grow pack as is the button, new border puch used again. I added the sentiment (which you can't see very well in the picture it says smile ) with a sticki motif with holographic paper stuck over it.Added black gems as the pips.
I made this card to go in with Furrypigs stash I embossed the card blank with daisy embossing folder and the added some lines with my score board and stamped the sentiment with silver ink. The butterfly was cut on tmy cuttlebug using my new marianne creatable die.
This is the fantastic card I got from Ali for this months swap the butterflies are fab
And last but not least the card and box I made for crafty ribbons this month I was lucky enough to be one of the first 10 again and recieved a huge bag full of easter ribbons which I have used to on these. I forgot to take a photo before I posted them off so Have used the one that was posted on their blog.

Tuesday 16 March 2010

Just cute bears challenge #8 & Creative card crew challenge 46

Over at Just Cute Bears Challenge the challenge this week is "All White" and the challenge at Creative Card Crew is "Going Dotty" I think this card fits ito both challenges.
I have cut away half of the front of the card blank and used my swiss dots embossing folder on the remaining half. Then I have cut a scallopped circle and a circle with my nesties , I have embossed the circle with swiss dots again. The image is a forever friends one witch I have coloured with promarkers. The flowers are punched and curled with a glitter dot for the centers. I have added a birthday greeting in silver ink down the side of the card and some white organza ribbon on the other side and finally to finish it off I have added some stickles to the scolloped circle and the ribbon on the image.

Monday 15 March 2010

Sketch Saturday week 94

Here is my card for this week challenge at sketch saturday.

Papers - MME Pretty Please
Image - Penny Black stickeroo
Border - woodware punch
Flowers - punched with woodware punch and finshed with silver pearls.

Mothers Day

I made this box to hold some sweets to give to my Mum for Mothers Day.
And these are the fab cards that I recieved from my children. This one is Aimee's
This one is from Rhys
And this one is from Shannon

Friday 12 March 2010

I ♥ ProMarkers challenge 5

My gorgeous new papers from basic grey arrived yesterday and I just had to make a card with them this is the result. I love the colours in this pad and can see that I will be using it lots. I folllowed this weeks sketch at I ♥ ProMarkers which was to follow the sketch and include some kind of embossing, I used my divine swirls folder to emboss the middle panel.

Papers - Basic Grey Kioshi
Image - Daisy ( kindly sent to me by Rusty) coloured with promarkers. Star dust stickles added to the flowers.

Lyndach's MSE challenge

Here's my card for Lyndach's challenge on MSE which is to make a card following either sketch A or B and have easter eggs on it some where. I followed sketch A. The paper is one from Funky Faries, the image is a free digi stamp coloured with promarkers. The ribbon came from crafty ribbons. I have added some doodles to the green card with a white gel pen as it just looked a bit plain.

Wednesday 10 March 2010

Last mothers day card

This card is for my husbands step mum for mother's day so I have just used the sentiment with love as I didn't have anything else suitable. The image I think is a penny black one but not sure as I recieved it in a swap. papers again not sure as they were recieved in a swap too. Embossed squares were done with divine swirls folder. I followed the sketch at Sunday sketch & stamp so would like to enter it in this weeks challenge and also it fits in this weeks challenge at Just cute bears which is for a mothers day card with a bear.

Mothers day easel card

I have made this easel card for my mum for mothers day. The image is from Penny Black, papers from basic grey, the little roses I made following this tutorial.

Sunday 7 March 2010

Birthday cards

Two more cards for my dh birthday. This one i have used the fab drawing of my children by SJ - Little Musings.it is mounted on light grey card. I have run some black white wash card through the swiss dots embossing folder to give the card some texture. The backing paper is basic grey, the sentiment is from a personal impressions stamp set and the card candy from craftwork cards.

This card is made with this fab stamp Party Dragon by Lilac Lemon stamps.
Background paper is basic grey.

Allsorts challenge week 42

Another card for dh which I would like to enter in this weeks allsorts challenge Just for Men.

Image Dustin Pike coloured with promarkers, the happy birthday is a personal impressions stamp and the dad is peeloff letters.

Backing paper is from a blues and greens papermania pad.

Card light blue has been embosssed with stars embossing folder and the dark blue is the reverse of coredinations white wash embossed with swiss dots showing the de bossed side, the grey strip has an orange line drawn with a gel pen. Blue oval is whitewash card again with peeloff stars added.

Card candy from craftwork cards.

Saturday 6 March 2010

Mothers Day card no 1

This is the first Mothers day card I have made this year its for my MIL. The papers are MME bloom & grow, the sentiment was printed on the computer. The image is one Rusty kindly sent me which I coloured with promarkers. The flower I'm really pleased with I  followed this tutorial which I found whilst blog hopping its so easy to make.

Sketch saturday challenge #93

I followed this weeks sketch at sketch saturday to make this card for dh birthday.

Image - Dustin Pike coloured with promarkers. Bubbles are dusted with blue chalk.

Backig paper - Papermania

Blue card - DCWV

Grey card - Scraps drawer. Faux stiching added with white gel pen.

White card - Coredinations whitewash card embossed with swissdots.

Black gems - nail gems from ebay.

Glitter dots - papermania.

Tuesday 2 March 2010

More Birthday Cards

Another card for Shannon's birthday this one is a money holder  as she doesn't really know what she wants for her birthday. The image is a Miss Anya one coloured with promarkers and mounted on coredinations whitewash card which has been embossed with swiss dots folder, the lemon card was some I got cheap in wilko's when they reduced all their craft stuff. The swirls are cut on my cuttlebug and have anitas 3d gloss over them and some gems added for a bit of bling. The backing paper is again from DCWV teen stack.
Last card for Shannon, image is a sugar nellie one coloured with promarkers with some anitas 3d gloss on the flowers to give the a raised effect. Papers is from a papermania pad, flowers are prima with card candy centres.
This ones for my stepsisters birthday she is mad about cats, dogs and for the last 2 years has had a day as a zoo keeper for her birthday present so I thought this image suited her. The image is a Penny Black one coloured with promarkers. The backing paper is DCWV.

Monday 1 March 2010

Crafty Place Febuary card swap

Here is the card I sent to Popkins for this months card swap the theme was Hearts.

Friday Sketchers #91

Another card for Shannons birthday this time following the sketch at Friday Sketchers. The backing paper is from DCWV a pocket full of posies stack, it is all glittery but you can't really see that in the photo. The cardstock is from a christmas DCWV stack. The image is a Miss Anya stamp coloured with promarkers.The greeting is from a Fairy Doodles set. Flowers are prima again coloured with promarkers with a papermania glitterdot .

Sunday Sketch & Stamp challenge 22

I have made this card for Shannon's birthday on Friday can't believe she's going to be 13 where do the years go.
I have used a Miss Anya stamp which is coloured with promarkers, mounted on circles cut with nesties. The backing paper is from DCWV teen stack and the sentiment is a daidy & dandylion one. The white strip going across the card is sparkly vellum, has been punched with my woodware edge punch and some silver ric rac. The flowers are prima eline coloured with promarkers and finished with card candy.
I would like to enter this in the challenge over at Sunday Sketch and Stamp.