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Tuesday 27 March 2012

Creative Craft Challenge - Anything But A Card

Time for another challenge at Creative Craft Challenge this time our challenge is Anything But A Card, one of my favourite challenges. I have made a small shadow box frame after seeing this fab one on the lovely Claires blog. I used papers from First Edition Dream Catcher the purple is th back of one of the sheets. The flowers and the butterflies are woodware punches. The sentiment is a freebie from Create with TLC. The gorgeous fairy is from Wee Stamps and has been coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers and then fussy cutand stuck to the edge of the frame.

Don't forget you still have time to enter my blog candy here

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Bearly Mine - 3,2,1 ( 3 butterflies or flowers, 2 papers & 1 image)
Card Crafters Circle - Tic Tac Toe ( top row Flowers, Fairy, Bling)
Get Hippity with Ippity - Things With Wings
Paper Creations Ink - Things With Wings

Monday 26 March 2012

Tag It at Incy Wincy

This weeks challenge at Incy Wincy is Tag It and we are sponsored by
I have used this cute bear from them to make this tag. The tag is cut from Kraft card and I have printed the bear and the sentiment directly onto it. The sentiment was a freebie from Raindrop Echo. Ive edged the tag with gold versa colour ink pad and stamped some paw prints again in gold all over the tag.

Wednesday 21 March 2012

Cute little elephant

Before I start I'll apologise for the awful photos I took these quickly as I need to get the card in the post so I took one lot with the flash and one with out and these were the best of the bunch.
This is the card I made for my step mum for mothers day. I've used a base of Kraft card added a pretty piece of paper from a first edition pad cut with my nesties,  I think you can tell from the photo below that the paper is glittery.

The image is a new stamp from Wild Rose Studio called Bella with Flowers coloured of course with promarkers & flexmarkers, I added a little stickles to the centre of the flowers. I used some brown bakers twine to hang a brass heart charm form.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
365 cards - Day 11 sketch
Papertake Weekly - Bing ( Die cuts, Free, Glitter)

Monday 19 March 2012

Incy Wincy - Things With Wings

 This weeks challenge at Incy Wincy is Things With Wings and we are sponsored by 
I've used this cute little fairy from them to make a gift voucher holder. I used my Labels 1 nestie to cut the shapes, on the back I cut one of the labels in half to create a pocket for the gift voucher. The image is coloured with my promarkers and I added a few highlights with a white gel pen. The paper is a digi one sorry can't remember where I downloaded it from and the sentiment is from Craftwork cards coloured grey with my promarker.

Sunday 18 March 2012

Mothers Day card

Here's the card I made for my MIL for Mothers Day I have used the gorgeous MME Miss Caroline Howdy Doody pad again just love the colours in the papers perfect for spring cards. I realised after I had finished making how simalar it was to one I made a few weeks ago. I have inked all the edges of the papers with Antique Linen distress ink, I used the same ink to colour the lace as well. The ribbon was white originally and has ben coloured with Tattered Rose distress ink. The sentiment was printed onto Letraset's safemat. The lovely scalloped corner was cut with my fab new Die-namics Photo Corners dies.
This cute kitty is a LOTV stamp which has been coloured with promarkers & flexmarkers with a litlle crystal stickles on the flowers. I inked the edge of the shape with the tattered rose distress ink.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Delightful Challenge - Someone Special
Moving Along With The Times - Special Lady
Papercrafting Journey - Pretty Pastels
Glitter Geeks -Mothers Day
Polka Doodles - Animal or Bird

Saturday 17 March 2012

Birthday Dragon

Another dragon birthday card for you today using another fab image from Dustin Pike. The papers are Dovecraft Back To Basics 2.

Here's a close up of the image, I used my promarkers and flexmarkers to colour him. I printed 2 copies of the image and decoupaged the dragon so he stood out from the pile of presents behind him. I covered the balloon with glossy accents and attached a piece of bakers twine for the string.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Totally Papercrafts - Male Card
Cute Card Thursday - Happy Birthday
Whimsical Wednesday - Going Green
The Paper Shelter - For The Boys

Thursday 15 March 2012

S J Crafts - 1,2,3

Gosh I don't know where this year is going to another month has passed and it's time for the new challenge at S J Crafts this months challenge is 1, 2, 3. Here's some ideas from Sarah for you : A child's 1st, 2nd or 3rd birthday, use one (or all) of the number(s) in your title, bullet point your journalling using 1,2,3 .... sure you will come up with more!!!  And the added Extra is: Use 3 of something! eg: 3 buttons, 3 photos, 3 colours!!
 I found this one a bit harder and as a card maker had to think outside the box, and then I saw this tutorial and everything fell into place. I've made a mini book of my 3 babies from toilet roll tubes, I have used some of the gorgeous papers from MME Miss Caroline Howdy Doody to cover the tubes. The front and back tubes are glued shut. The three in the middle have been left open so they can hold a tag with all the birth details on. I used kraft card to cut the tags from and added the details were added using Letraset Safemat, to keep the tags flat I added just a couple of small punched butterflies with some liqid pearls down their bodies.
On the left pages of the book I have added a punched border as my paper wasn't quite big enough to go round the tubes and embellished with a flower and again a punched butterfly. The writing is again Letraset Safemat and is the meaning's of their names. On the right hand pages I added a photo of them at a few weeks old, more flowers and butterflies and their names which have been cut from DP on my cuttlebug. On the front page I have used a digi stamp from 2 Peas In A Bucket printed onto Letraset Safemat and colored with promarkers. Again the letters for Babies is cut on my cuttlebug and a couple more punched butterflies and another flower.

All the ribbon on the tags and the book ring was originally white and has been coloured to match with my promarkers. 
I didn't want to leave the last page blank so found a quote which I thought was appropriate.

Don't forget to pop by the shop blog and check out the other fab inspiration from the rest of the DT.

I would like to enter this ito the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz - Alter It
Sentimental Sundays - Go Green or Recycle ( Recycled element is toilet roll tubes)
Ladybird Crafts Ink - Anything Goes

Quick post

Just a quick post as I forgot to do it on Tueday.
It's time for another challenge at Creative Craft Challenge not my teams turn this time so no card form me today but I thought I'd pop the details up so you can all join in. The challenge this time is an inspirational picture

Monday 12 March 2012

Tic Tac Toe at Incy Wincy

This weeks challenge at Incy Wincy is Tic Tac Toe we have two boards for you to choose from
 and we are sponsored by the fab Meljen's I have used this cute little mouse image which was a freebie a while ago. I have gone with the Regular Board and picked - Handmade flower, 2 or more designer paper &real or faux stitching. The image is coloured with promarkers and the DP is MME Miss Caroline Dolled Up and the flowers were made using a woodware punch.

Thanks for reading
Jenny x

Sunday 11 March 2012

Flying Dragon

Here's another of Mark's Birthday cards with another dragon from Dustin Pike. Not much to say about this card as I keep it quite simple as I thought the image would look better being a bit bigger than usual and I really liked the pattern on the paper and wanted to let that show. The DP is again from Echo Parks A Boys Life  really loving these papers for male cards not many left now though.

The dragon is coloured with a mix of promarkers and flexmarkers loving the pale colours you get with the flexmarkers. Sentiment and card candy both from Craftwork Cards.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Cards For Men - Sketch
Polka Doodles - Let's Hear It For The Boy's
Crafts & Me - Things With Wings
Paper Pretties - Masculine


Wednesday 7 March 2012

Zombie Birthday Card

This is one of the cards I made for Shannon's birthday which was Monday, I was lucky enough to win some images from The Stamping Boutique and this is one of the one I picked it's called Zombie girl with tea. 
I cut a card blank in half and then stuck the image panel overhanging the top to create this shaped card. The striped paper is from MME Miss Caroline All Dolled Up pad and I used my martha stewart zig zag punch on the bottom edge. I used some purple bakers twine wrapped around the card with a tiny black bow charm tied onto it.

I have coloured her with promarkers added a tiny amount of black glitter glue to the flower on the cup and glossy accents to the skulls. I have decoupaged the zombie and the skulls to make them pop from the background.

Here's a close up of her face so you can see her eyes I used crackle accents on them to give them a zombie look.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Sketch & Stash Challenge - Sketch ( new image used)
Celebrate the Occasion - Birthday Shaped Card
Raise The Bar - Use Twine
Crafts 4 Eternity - Digital
365 Cards - One stamp, one piece of patterned paper (any size, any shape), and any three embellishments ( embellishments are brads, twine & charm)

Monday 5 March 2012

Something Old Something New at Incy Wincy

This weeks challenge at Incy Wincy is Something Old Something New, don't forget to tell us in your post what was old and what was new. We are sponsored by Sassy Studio Designs who are offering our winner a prize of 4 digi's of their choice.
My something old is my papers they are from a DCWV stack that I bought many moons ago and my something new is the image and the gems. The image is called Cosmopolitan and is from Sassy Studio Designs I have coloured her completely with my cool grey promarkers apart from her drink which I used poppy & crimson and then covered in glossy accents to give it a glass like appearance.

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

Stamp & Fun - One Bow
Love To Create - Monochromatic
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Our Craft Lounge - Black & White with a Pop

Saturday 3 March 2012

Cupcake Dragon

It's Birthday week in our house this week with Shannon turning 15 on Monday and Mark's birthday on Thursday and then my stepsister's birthday at the weekend so I have been busy making cards for them all this week oh to be more organised. Sorry about the snoopy picture at the top but as my blog posts to facebook I don't want them seeing their cards before their birthdays so hopefully this way it will just post snoopy on my facebook page.

This card is the first of the one's for Mark I have used this cute dragon from Dustin Pike. The papers are Echo Park It's A Boys Life I kept it quite simple as the paper was busy and matted & layered it with grey card. I simpley embellished the card with a couple of green buttons which are from Crafty Ribbons.
I've coloured the image with promarkers & flexmarkers adding some snow writer to the frosting on the cupcake.
Promarkers used - meadow green, leaf green, bright green, forest green, lemon, yellow, sunflower, poppy, crimson, glacier blue (f), celestial blue (f).

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges :
Dustin Pike - Bling ( sparkly cupcake frosting)
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes