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Monday 30 May 2011

Nature challenge at Incy Wincy

 This week at Incy Wincy our challenge is Nature and we are sponsored by the fab Di's Digital Downloads who are offering a fab prize for our winner.

 I choose to using Gardening Ted for my card as he reminded me of my FIL whose birthday is next month sothis will make a perfect card for him. I have used promarkers to colour the image. The papers are from Basic Grey Pyrus collection. The sentiment is a papermania one which I have coloured with a promarker to match. the buttons are cut from a different sheet of the paper with my button ie which came as part of the doily set from Marianne Designs. I have tied a pice of string through them and then used foam pads to raise them off the page.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Tuesday 24 May 2011

Colour challenge at Creative Craft Challenge

Can you believe another fortnight has gone by already and it's time for a new challenge at Creative Craft Challenge this time we have a colour challenge for you, Blue, Brown & Cream.
We  have some fab sponsors for you again this time first up is Stamping Dragon Designs who are offering a prize of 4 digis of the winners choice.

Next we have Whiff of Joy who are offering a fab stamp to  our winner.

And last but not least Crafts & Me who are offering a fab stamp from their range by Sara Burrier called Refresh.

For my card I have used this cute little dragon from Stamping Dragon Designs, this one is called Jiggy's Ipod, I have coloured him with promarkers and used a goldgel pen for the musical nots around him. The papers I have used are a free set from Summertime Designs called Vintage Oreos, I have edged them all  with gold ink. The sentiment is from Craftwork Cards and the musical notes buttons made from the cream button that comes with the paper set, I have then cropped a musical niote off the image and blown it up to the right size and put it on top of the button.

Don't forget to stop by and see the rest of the DT's projects for some great inspiration.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Monday 23 May 2011

Lavender & Lace at Incy Wincy

 This weeks challenge at Incy Wincy is Lavender & Lace. We are sponsored this week  by

I  have used Glowing Gwen who you can find here is the Sassy Studio Designs Shop. I have coloured her with promarkers and added a couple of tiny gems to her bows.
The flowery DP is from a Henbury Lane pad, the DP behind the image is from a MME pad, the spots are glittery. The ribbons are from Crafty Ribbons. For my lacy element I have used a lacey border punch and across the punched strip I have used some lace tape, which you can see better is this close up photo.

For more inspiration visit the challenge blog to see the other DT cards.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Saturday 21 May 2011

Couple of altered bits

 It was Shannon's best friends birthday this week and she didn't know what to get for her so I set about altering a notebook and a photo frame for her. The notebook was a £1 from Wilkinson. I prised the binding open and took the front cover off, covered it with some grey paper and then layered some stripy paper from Craftwork cards onto it, this has silver stripes on it but they don't show up in the photo. The I have printed this fab little image which was a freebie from here, I have coloured it with my promarkers and then mounted it onto a red frame which was cut with a nellie die into each of the dots on the frame I have put a clear gem. The ribbons tied to the binding are all from Crafty Ribbons.

 This frame again came from Wilkinson I bought them a while ago when they were reduced to 3 for 50p I have covered it with some paper I bought from Hobbycraft, not sure which brand it is as I had already used a piece and cut the name off the bottom, the white flowers are glittery. I added a rub on sentiment to the top corner. Then die cut a heart and some swirls from some MME paper and stuck them in the other corner adding some gems to the ends of the swirls. Along the bottom I put some lilac seam binding with a small bow in one corner and a flower in the other which is made from die cut scalloped circles, a gem brad in the centre of both finished it off.

Monday 16 May 2011

CAS at Incy Wincy

 This week our challenge at Incy Wincy is Clean & Simple, now for me that really was a challenge I just want to fill up that card front lol. We are being sponsored by Digital Delights who are offering the winner 3 images of their choice.

I have used this cutie Lara Ladybug, I have coloured her with promarkers and have decoupaged her wing and the little hearts which have then been heat embossed with clear powder on the hearts and the black spots. I used a white gel pen to add some highlights. the sentiment is a freebie digi stamp from TLC Creations. I have finished  the card of with a piece of spotty black ribbon from Crafty Ribbons
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Lexi's Creations - Spots/ and or stripes
Stamps R Us - Digi's
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge - Tic Tac Toe ( I've used Embossing (heat), Ribbon, Digi)

Wednesday 11 May 2011

Flicker card

 Warning this post is very image heavy sorry. In this months issue of Creativity Magazine one of the projects is a flicker card so I thought I would have a go at one for my step brothers birthday. I followed the instructions in the magazine and this video tutorial  between them I figured out how to do it. The images are all from PollyCraft coloured with promarkers, the papers are from Raspberry Road Designs. Above is the front of the card. each flicker page has been embossed with a different embossing folder.
 The inside of the card, the sentiment is some gold peel offs that I've had in my stash since I first started card making.
 1st Flicker page
 2nd flicker page
3rd flicker page
 4th flicker page
 5th flicker page
last flicker page
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Pollycraft Challenge - Boyz to men
Craft Your Passion - Check It Out
Paper Playtime - Make a Tall Card
One Stitch At A Time - Fancy Folds
Ellephantastic Challenge - Birthday/Party
One Stop Craft Challenge - Birthday
Just a quick post as my computer is being a pain and keeps crashing. This card uses a freebie image Dudley & his power wheelsfrom Dustin Pike, I just love his dragons they are so much fun, as usual I have coloured him with promarkers. The papers are Basic Grey Life of the Party, the sentiment is a freebie from Raindrop echo and the button came of one of Aimee's old t-shirts.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Dustin Pike - Use the freebie Dudley & his power wheels
Challenge Up Your Life - Travel

Anniversay card

 It my wedding anniversary on Friday, we will have been married for 16 years. A few weeks ago I won some images in a challenge at Bugaboo and this is won of the ones I picked with this card in mind, this little dragon is called Clyde Be Mine. I have coloured him with promarkers and used some clear heat embossing on the hearts. The sentiment is from TLC Creations and has been printed directly onto the card stock. I have used some red card candy from craftwork card to finish the card off.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Sentimental Sundays - Anything Goes
Cards For Men - Someone Special
Stamps R Us - For the Men in our lives
Paper Sundaes - Magical & Mythical
Catch the Bug Challenge - Anything Goes

Tuesday 10 May 2011

Distress / Vintage at Creative Craft Challenge

 This week at Creative Craft Challenge we want to see you distressed vintage projects. We have some fab sponsors for you this time round take a look.

For my card I have used this cute little girl from Lilli of the Valley who I have coloured with promarkers, I've also coloured the background with a promarker to give it an aged appearence. The Dp is Basic Grey Nook & Pantry all the edges have been distress and inked with distress ink, I have used my woodware heart border puch on the blue coloured paper but it doesn't show up very well in the photo. The flowers are from my stash and the cherry blossom has been coloured to match. The brown seam binding which I won from The Ribbon Girl has been inked with distress ink and then I have put a gem brad from dovecraft through the middle of the bow. The sentiment has been coloured with a promarker and inked around the edges.
I would like to enter this card into the following Challenges:

Monday 9 May 2011

Mother's Day/ Girlie challenge at Incy Wincy

 This weeks challenge at Incy Wincy is to make a Mother Day / Girlie project. We are being sponsored by Kenny K this week who are offering a fantastic 3 prizes -  3 digis (1st place); 2 digis (2nd place) and 1 digi (3rd place).

 The DT were given so images to use and I choose Biker Girl who I have coloured with promarkers.I've used mainly red & black Bazill card for this card, the spotty DP is DCWV. The flowers are Papermania white ones which have been coloured to match, the gem brad in the middle of the flower is from dovecraft and the gems at the bottom are from my stash. The sentiment is a whimsy one that came with my ticket stamps it's much clearer in real life and says Live, Laugh , Love.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
The Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes
House of Gilli - Black & one other colour
The Crafty Pad - Spots & Dots