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Monday 30 September 2013

Give Thanks At Incy Wincy

 Good morning time for a new challenge at Incy Wincy and this weeks challenge is Give Thanks and we are sponsored by Delicious Doodles.
I have used this fab frame image from our sponsor this one is called Butterfly Border. I have added a simple thank you sentiment to the middle of the frame and coloured the butterflies and the frame with my promarkers. I printed an extra set of butterflies and flowers so I could give my card some depth. I have kept my card really simple this week just layering the image onto some purple card. I added some stickles to the butterflies and flowers and dotted a few gems around.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Eureka Stamps - Wings and Things
Lady Annes Challenge - Must have Wings
My Time To Craft - Thank You

Monday 23 September 2013

Photo Inspiration at Incy Wincy

Hello running a bit late with my post today had a busy weekend Aimee was at Brownie camp on Saturday and then yesterday she went horse riding. Onto the reason for today's post it's time for another challenge at Incy Wincy and this week we have a photo to give you some inspiration for your card.

We have 2 sponsors offering prizes for our winners

For my card I used a cute image from 2cute ink coloured with my promarkers. I have cut out parts of the balloon to allow the paper underneath to show through. other than that I have kept the card very simple adding just a digi sentiment and some twine held together with a brad.
Sorry the photo's not great the wasn't very much natural light when I took it.
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Cards For Men - String It Up
Addicted to Stamps - 1, 2, 3 ( 1 brad, 2 stamps, 3 pieces of twine)

Monday 16 September 2013

Colour Challenge At Incy Wincy

Morning all time for this another challenge at Incy Wincy, which this week is a colour challenge here's the colour palette we choose.
We have two fab sponsors this week Dr Digi and Lacy Sunshine Stamps.
I have used this fun image from Dr Digi called X Files X mas, I've coloured him with my promarkers adding stickles to the white bits on his hat & candy cane as well as the snowball, I used glossy accents on his eyes to make them pop out. The papers are all digital ones from Pink Petticoat, I love digital papers for this kind of project so easy to get the perfect colour. I just added a couple of small punched snowflakes to finish the whole card off.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge - Something that has been cut
Paper Creators Crafts - Make It Christmassy
C is for Challenge - Make It Sparkle
My Craft Creations - Stamped or digi image

Friday 13 September 2013

Fizzy Moon Birthday

Morning another card from my catch up pile this one was for an order for a ladies birthday. I coloured this cute fizzy moon stamp up with my promarkers add a touch of sparkle with some stickles. The papers are from Fancy Pants Spring Time pad. I've used my spellbinders curved border dies and added a scalloped corner die to the corner of the image. I punched some flowers out of the pink paper with a Woodware punch.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
A Creative Romance - Dies or Punches
An Inky Situation - Teddy Bears
Creative Knockout - Recipe 1- image, 1- sentiment,  2 pattern papers,  3 embellies

Wednesday 11 September 2013

Male birthday cards

Morning I've got some more catch up cards for you today, these are some male birthday cards I made for the residents at a local home who order birthday cards from me. The top one is from a Kanban stamp that I have used before with my distress inks this time I decides to go for a monochrome look and stamped it in black ink onto cream, the anchor and the sea gull are more stamps from the same set. The paper is from MME oliver pad I think.

Another simple card this time I have used a digi stamp from Delisious Doodles called Coming Home I have very lightly added some colour to the image with my promarkers and then simply mounted the image on to Kraft card and patterned and added some card candy and a sentiment.

Monday 9 September 2013

Sketch time at Incy Wincy

Good morning time for another challenge at Incy Wincy. This weeks challenge is a sketch
and we are sponsored by Kenny K. I have used this fab stamp called Dirt Bike Mike, which I coloured with my pro markers. The papers are some left over bits of an Echo Park pad, the sheets that I didn't really like lol but I think they look fab put together on this card. The border is cut with my Martha Stewart zig zag punch and I used my spiky circle die to cut the mat around the image. The sentiment I made in Microsoft word and cut out.

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

Kenny K's Krafty Krew - Colours of Fall
The Squirral & The Fox - It's Raining Men

Friday 6 September 2013

Six on the Sixth at S J Crafts

This morning todays post is for a series which started last month over on the S J Crafts Blog called Six on the Sixth the idea is to encourage ourselves, and you, to get those pesky Christmas cards made in advance. Each month from now until December, on the 6th of the month, there will be a post filled with Christmas card inspiration for you! You will be able to link up your own cards at the end of the post, you can do this anytime throughout the month, and we'll come and take a look to get more inspiration from you! My teamie Jennifer suggests putting a kit together to make it quicker to make your cards here's my attempt at putting a kit together ( not something I would normally do as I craft with all my stuff around me) my kit consisted of MME 6x6 Mistletoe Magic, some sheets of cardstock and some Christmas stamps. To this I then added as I was going along Diamond, Gold & Silver Stickles, scalloped lace border punch, zig zag border punch, tag punch, gems, ribbon, Memento black ink pad , promarkers , various spellbinder dies and six scalloped 6 x 6 square card blanks.

Here's the six cards I made.

The lovely Sarah at S J Crafts  is offering a pizza box full of stash as a prize to one lucky person who links up during the series. The more times you link up the more chances you have to win.
I would like to enter my cards into the following challenges:
Sweet Stampin Christmas - Winter Animals
Crafty Little Fairies - Cute & Cuddly Critters

Thursday 5 September 2013

Mister Old Fart

Yet another card that I didn't get round to blogging, you'll be seeing quite a few posts like this while I catch up from my blogging break. This time I have using this fun Bugaboo image. The image is  coloured with promarkers and I added glossy accents to his glasses. The papers are from an old Papermania pad.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Seize the Birthday - Anything Goes Birthday

Wednesday 4 September 2013

Let's Party

Morning today's card is one I did for an order this card is huge at 8 x 8. I apologise for the bad photo but there is a lot of mirror card on it and this was the best of the bunch. The image is from Kenny K called Let's Party and I have coloured him with mu promarkers adding some glossy accents to his glasses. The glitter ball was coloured in with a sakura pen. The paper is a digital one not sure where from and the sentiment I did in Microsoft word using the word art function.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Ruby's Rainbow - It's A Male Thing
Whimsy Stamps - Masculine Cards

Tuesday 3 September 2013

Playing with my distress inks

Here's a quick card I made a while ago using my distress inks I used Dusty Concord. I stamped the image 3 times without re inking the stamp. I did the centre swirl first and then the two out swirls to give a subtle effect. Then I simply added some gems and some punched butterflies to it. The sentiment is from Craftwork cards coloured with the distress ink and the ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Anything Goes Challenge - In the Garden & butterflies
Creative Card Crew - Things with Wings

Monday 2 September 2013

Hey Baby at Incy Wincy

Well it's Monday again time for another challenge at Incy Wincy this weeks challenge is
'Hey Baby'
and we are sponsored by
I choose to use some toppers from LOTV for my cards which I have teamed with digital papers from Pink Petticoat. I kept the cards simple with just a couple of die cuts and some stickles.

Thanks to those of you who joined in with our blog hop last week the lucky winner from my blog picked by random.org is
Please email me with your address and I will send the ATC's out to you.