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Monday 31 October 2011

Dot's & Stripe's at Incy Wincy Challenge

 This weeks challenge at Incy Wincy is Spots & Stripes and we are sponsored by the fantastic Meljen's

I have used this gorgeous Rudolph image from there. As usual I have coloured him with promarkers and added lots of stickles. I've kept the card fairly CAS using papers from MME 12 days of Christmas pad and just added a piece of ribbon that I coloured red to match I tied a couple of small jingle bells to the bow and used a sentiment to match from Craftwork Cards.

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

Wednesday 26 October 2011

Christmas James

 Here's a quick christmas card I made before I was poorly, I used this cute James the Bear stamp from Lili of the Valley coloured of course with promarkers. I added some crystal stickles to his tinsel and glossy accents to the star and the baubles. I think I used a sakura stardust pen on the star under the glossy accents. The DP is from the free MME pack which came with a craft magazine. I punched the red paper with my fiskers border punch and added some little ribbon tags and a sentiment from craft work cards to finish it off.

Tuesday 25 October 2011

Fancy Edges at Creative Craft Challenge

 This weeks challenge at Creative Craft Challenge is Fancy Edges and we are sponsored by

I have used a scalloped card blank from Craftwork Cards for the base of my card I have edged it with some glamour dust. I embossed some pearlesant white card with my swiss dots folder.
 The image is a Whiff of Joy stamp called Ice-beary Greetings which I have coloured with promarkers and used my snow writer for the snow. I've die cut the image with a marianne doily die and mounted it onto a circle of white pearlesant card.
I've die cut / punched some snowflakes and covered them ( and me) with glamour dust and added a flat back gem to the centre of each.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenge:
The Ribbon Girl - Jingle All The Way To Christmas
Little Claires - Christmas
One Stop Craft Challenge - No Designer Paper
Oh La La Challenge - Let It Snow
Christmas Inspirations - Die Cuts / Punches
One Stitch At A Time - Embossing
My Time To Craft - Quite White
Crafty Sentiments - No Designer Papers

Monday 24 October 2011

Centre Step Card

 I've made this centre step card for my FIL birthday, I used these instructions to make the base, so easy you wouldn't believe. The DP is from a paper cellar pad.
 I've used this incredibly cute stamp set from Kanban this one is called Wooly Bears - Hamish. I've coloured him with promarkers and used a sakura silver pen on his buttons. This set comes with loads of accessorie stamps so I have used the thistle stamp to decorate the side panels, I stamped directly onto the DP and coloured them with my promarkers.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Designed to Delight - Cute Critters
Cards for Men - Animals
Forever Friends - Anything goes as long as you use an animal

Halloween at Incy Wincy

This weeks challenge at Incy Wincy is Halloween using the colours Orange, Black & Purple. We are sponsored this week by

I have made a topper for a bag of halloween sweets. I have used a scallopped square cut from black card folded in half to make the topper which is then taped onto the back of sweets.
I've used this cute little witch from Digital Delights and coloured her with promarkers adding some black glitter to the bat in her hair. I then mounted her on some foam pads onto some circles cut with my nesties. I added some writing and faux stitching with a white gel pen.

Tuesday 18 October 2011

Recycling at Incy Wincy

 Sorry my post is late I forgot all about writing it, my excuse is I'm not very well, I've got a nasty chest infection and suspected pleurisy so I'm feeling very sorry for myself at the moment. Anyway onto this weeks challenge at Incy Wincy which is Recycling and is sponsored by  Prairie Fairy. So, you can alter an item, or use something recycled on your project. Please say what has been recycled, so we can easily see it. I've made a desk calender from a CD Case. The papers are from Basic Grey and the calender tab is an Anitas one which I got from The Range.
 I have used this cute image from Prairie Fairy called Cowgirl Gilly who I have coloured with promarkers, I've added glossy accents to her glasses and used liquid pearls for her buttons.

I found this fantastic sentiment which I thought was perfect for a calender on this blog which i printed out onto some of the Basic Grey paper.

Wednesday 12 October 2011

GDT at Whimsey Stamps Challenge Blog

I have been asked to be GDT at Whimsey Stamps this week where the challenge is Die Cuts & Punches. I have used this super cute image Christmas Cheer Deer which I have coloured using my promarkers, I have added glossy accents to his nose, antlers & hooves. I've used red flock on his bow so it looks velvety and added sparkle to the bell with a sakura pen. I've mounted him on to some green card cut with my nesties, which I embossed around the edge and again glittered with a sakura pen. The papers are MME 12 days of christmas, I have actually only used one sheet of paper just switched it round at the bottom. I've used a woodware border punch to hide the join in the papers and again glittered all the edges of green card with my sakura pen

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
My Mums Craft Shop - Inspired by a Song ( rudolph the red nose reindeer)
The Paper Shelter - We Love Animals
Anything Goes Challenge - Diecuts & Punches
Papertake Weekly - Get In Shape ( card base, nestie shape and sentiment)
Passion for Promarkers - Christmas Critters

Tuesday 11 October 2011

Celebration Time at Creative Craft Challenge

This weeks challenge at Creative Craft Challenge is celebration as we are celebrating our 2nd blogaversary. We have some fab sponsors for you this week.

For my card I have used this cute penguin from Meljens coloures with promarkers and flexmarkers. I have added some sparkle with a sakura pen. The papers are from my much neglected pile of Basic Grey which I have inked all the edges with Antique Linen Distress Ink.

Whilst your here you might like to know that Sarah from SJ Crafts has become a sponsor at UK Scrappers and to celebrate she has a special off on but you'll have to be quick as it runs out tomorrow night. To get a 15% discount off your total order enter the code UKSOCT in the discount code box in the shopping basket!

Hurry as this offer is only valid until 11pm on Wednesday 12th October and is for UK delivery only.
Don't forget P & P is free when you spend over £15!

Monday 10 October 2011

Giving Thanks at Incy Wincy

 This weeks challenge at Incy Wincy is Giving Thanks and our sponsor this week is

 I have used one of the freebie images which you can find on the Stampfairys website. I have coloured her with promarkers and added a touch of sparkle to the flower with a sakura pen. The papers are from Paper Cellar wedding pack, layered onto some Kraft. The ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons and the sentiment is from Craftwork cards and has been coloured to match with a promarker. The swirls are cut with a Marianne die.

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

Saturday 8 October 2011

Distressed Birthday

Here's a card I made for my lovely blogging friend Debbie who's birthday is today. I have used a Fizzy Moon stamp colored with Promarkers & Flexmarkers. I added some sparkle to the flowers with distress stickles. The paper is more form the gorgeous Paris pad from MME I have distressed the edges of all the paper with my distressing tool and then gone round all the edges with distress stickles. I have used a bronzey gold colored metal corner and some card candy to embellish the card and the sentiment is a papermania one.

While I'm here I wanted to tell you all about this weeks special offer at S J Crafts
This week's offer is :
Buy one stickles and get another half price!!
Enter code STICKLESHALF in the coupon code box for the discount to be automatically applied!
This offer is valid up until 11pm on Wed 12th October or until stocks last.
Limited to 3 half price stickles per customer, so thats a total of 6 stickles!! UK delivery only!
Don't forget if you spend £15 or more you get free delivery
Want to be one of the first to know about our offers?
Why not join our facebook page as offers and new stock are usually posted on there first!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Allsorts - Bear With Us
Truly Scrumptious - Distressing


Wednesday 5 October 2011

Fairy Birthday Wishes

Todays card features a sweet little fairy called Silver from Wee Stamps and some gorgeous papers from MME called Paris & Co. I have used a fancy shaped card blank from Craftwork cards. The image has been coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers and then I have used a white gel pen around the edge of the image, which I saw done on this blog and thought made the fairy look more magical. I have coloured the edges of the flower with my promarkers so that it matchs.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Crafty Catz Challenge - Things With Wings
Digi Darla Challenge - Blue & Brown
Paper Sundaes - Lots of Layers
CES Challenge - Totally Gorjuss/Pretty Girls
Flutterby Wednesday - Anything Goes
Cooking It Up With Katie - Fun, Fabulous and another F word (Fairy)
Crafts & Me - Use a Digi

Tuesday 4 October 2011

Fizzy Moon Little Messages

Here's a quick card I made for one of my blogging friends who hasn't been very well recently. I've used papers from my MME Blush pad , some Kraft card which I have punched with my Martha Stewart border punch. I've used a doily behind the image which I have coloured pink to match. The flowers are punched from the DP with my woodware flower punch and fastened with some tiny brads. The image is a Fizzy Moon stamp called Little Messages which I have coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Anything goes with added extra of something punched
Die Cut Dreams - Pink, Brown & Cream

Monday 3 October 2011

Incy Wincy Think Pink

This weeks challenge at Incy Wincy is Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, our fantastic sponsor this week is our very own lovely Nikki with her digi stamp company Limited Runs.
Nikki has designed a fab set of stamps especially for Breast Cancer Awareness month whic the DT have all used on their cards and you can find them here on her site and you will find a freebie on the challenge blog.
I've keep my card quite simple and used some pink spotty paper from Pink Petticoat, the image has been coloured with promarkers and then covered in glossy accents and mounted on some white cardstock that has been embossed with the swiss dots folder. I've added some pink ribbon along the bottom edge and twisted a piece into the ribbon shape that Breast Cancer Awareness use and fastened it together with a heart brad.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes & twist of Ribbon
The Crazy Challenge - Think Pink
My Sherri Crafts - Think Pink
Marks Finest Papers - Use Polka Dots

Sunday 2 October 2011

Here's another stamp that I won a while ago which had never been inked up, this one is an Belles & Whistles stamp, she has been coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers and I added a tiny bit of glossy accents to the hearts on her necklace and envelope. The papers are from Crate Paper Random Collection which you can find here. I kept this card fairly simple and just added a die cut flower and swirl  which were cut with a Marianne Creatables Die, the border is punched with a Martha Stewart punch and the corner again is a Marianne Creatables die. The corners on the image are off cuts from the corner die.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
BnW Challenge Blog - Your favourite colour combination
CES Challenge - Totally Gorjuss/Pretty Girls