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Wednesday 29 January 2014

A Castle

A quick card for you today I have used this gorgeous digi stamp A Scottish Castle from Delicious Doodles which I coloured with my promarkers. The paper is from Fancy Pants swagger pad ( I'm afraid your going to be seeing lots more of this pad as I have had a ton of male cards to make and as it was sat on my desk I have just kept on using it plus I love the colours). I followed the sketch over at Sketch Saturday and for a change am blogging it in time to enter it! 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Paper Makeup Stamps - shades of blue

Monday 27 January 2014

Ribbons & Pearls at Incy Wincy

Good morning time for another challenge at Incy Wincy
this week our challenge is
' Ribbons & Pearls '
and we are sponsored by the fab
For my card this week I have used a Fizzy Moon stamp I love these little bears and use them over and over again, as usual I have coloured with my promarkers. The papers are from Dovecraft Back To Basics 3. I've added a ribbon bow at the base of the image which was coloured to match and a little butterfly charm which you can find in our sponsors Iva Nova Chest shop along with charms of every descrip[tion.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
My Craft Spot -  Polka Dots
Digi Designs Challenge Blog - Spots & Dots

Saturday 25 January 2014

Furtastic at Totally Gorjuss

Saturday again which means it's time for a new challenge at Totally Gorjuss where this weeks challenge is Furtastic and we are being sponsored by Lili Of The Valley.

I have this cute little bunny stamp from our sponsor which I decided to use this week, I have coloured her as usual with my promarkers adding a little sparkle to the butterfly with some diamond stickles. The papers are a new pad I bought in the January sales from Prima called Hello Pastel. The purple card had been embossed and inked with Dusty Concord distress ink.

 I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Animal Friends Challenge - Punches and Dies
Lothian Crafts Online - Birthday For A Female
LOTV  Ideas To Inspire - Anything Goes

Wednesday 22 January 2014

January ATC Swap

Each month I join in with an ATC swap on facebook and this month are theme is Brr it's cold outside, I thought this stamp from Inky Impressions called Lili all bundle up was perfect for the theme. She is coloured with my promarkers and I stuck her down with foam squares to give the ATC some dimension. The papers were from an old DCWV stack called The Winter Stack. I edges it with stickles and the added some die cut snowflake and tiny pearl spots. I added a sentiment on the side which I printed on the computer and then die cut.

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

(PIN)spiational Challenge - I was inpired by the colours in your picture
Shopping Our Stash - Winter Blues
The Cutie Pie Challenge  - Cute Winter Blues

Monday 20 January 2014

Flower Frenzy at Incy Wincy

Good morning another week has gone by and it's time for a new challenge at Incy Wincy.  This week our challenge is Flower Frenzy and as always we have some great sponsors for you Kenny K and Stitchy Bear Digi Outlet.
For my card this week I have gone with a vintage look and used an image from one of the artists at Stitchy Bear, Gingerloft. I have coloured the image with my promakers and then inked over it with antique linen distress ink. The papers are from Papermania Vintage Notes pad . I added som ruffled lace to the bottom edge of the image and made a bow with some seam binding. The sentiment is from Craftwork cards and has been inked to match.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
One Stitch At A Time - Use A Digi
Digi Galore - Monochrome
Craftitude - Anything Goes with Ribbons & Pearls
Fussy & Fancy - Monochromatic

Saturday 18 January 2014

Totally Gorjuss - Lace and or Pearls

It's time for a new challenge over at Totally Gorjuss. This week are challenge is to use Lace and or Pearls and we are sponsored by The Hobby House.
For my card this week I have uses this Saturated Canary image coloured with my promarkers. I added sparkle to her dress with diamond stickles and dotted pearls in her hair with a Pinflair pearl wand. The papers are from an old Papermania pad that has sat buried at the back of my drawer for ages. I teamed it with some navy card. The flouirish in the corner is from a Memory box die and again I added pearls to in with the pearl wand and the flower is another memory box die with an adhesive pearl in the centre of it. The little butterflys are punched from the DP with a woodware punch.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Passion for Promarkers - Fairytale ( this digi stamp reminds me of Cinderella)
Seize the Birthday - Colouring
Moving Along With The Times - Girly Cards
Stamping For The Weekend - Happy Birthday

Monday 13 January 2014

Incy Wincy Texture

Morning time for a new challenge at Incy Wincy and this week we want to see texture in you projects. We have one of my favourite sponsors this week
They kindly gave the DT some images to use and I picked this one called Flower Shelf I have used my promarkers to colour it adding glossy accents to the vases, stickles on the flowers, some small purple gems and a sakura stardust pen. I used a daisy embossing folder to add texture  to my background. I tied a piece of ribbon around the card which I have coloured with my pens and added a small butterfly charm. The sentiment is a rub on.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Created With Love - Pink & Purple
That Craft Place - Charming

Sunday 12 January 2014

Totally Gorjuss - manly

Well I've been a bad DT member ( due to being so ill before christmas and only just catching up now) I haven't taken part in many of the challenges over at Totally Gorjuss since they asked me to be on the DT. This card is late (only a day I'm getting more organised) as I forgot to take a photo of it in time to go on the DT blog but thought I would post it here and link up to them.
So this weeks challenge at Totally Gorjuss is Manly a theme that was not very popular on the DT, I quite like making male cards so think I must be odd!! Our sponsor this week is 
I have used this fab image from Digi Stamp Boutique called Golf Alf whcih I coloured with promarkers. the papers are from a paper cellar pad which I've teamed with kraft card. I added a little tag of the patterned paper held together with an eyelet as embellishment on the top of the image. The sentiment is stamped in cocoa memento straight on to the DP.

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

Digi Stamp Boutique - January Challenge
Charisma Cardz - Birthday

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Mum Card

 Something a little bit different from me today not a promarker in sight!! I can remember seeing this style of card on a blog a long time ago but have no idea what it would be called. I have cut a panel out of a standard 6 x 6 card blank and stuck the letters over the gap. I have used papers from MME Cut Paste Flair pad teamed with some black card I love how the soft colours really stand out against the black. I used the word art function in word to create the letters and numbers printing them onto normal card which I then cut out and stuck onto my patterned paper, you need to use quite thick card to give the card front some strength. I have put stickles all around the edges of the letters and numbers to finish them off. I used my fiskers scalloped lace border punch for the bottom edge.

This gorgeous flower has been cut with Tim Holtz Tattered Flowers die from some of the pink ombre paper in the pad I love the way this has allowed me to cut the flowers all from the same sheet but with the differing shades. I have used a Basic Grey Candy Button to the centre of the flower and gone round all the edges with stardust stickles.

Here's a view of the card slightly open, you can just about see another sheet of that gorgeous ombre paper this time in an aqua green shade.
 I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Crafting By Designs - Birthdays
Lothian Crafts - Female Birthday  using dies

Monday 6 January 2014

3 Favourite Embellishments at Incy Wincy

Well good morning and a Happy Year if there is still anyone out there I back after a very long break feeling much better thankfully and raring to go. Today's post is for Incy Wincy where our challenge is to use your 3 favourite embellishments we have 2 fantastic sponsors this week Digital Delights and QKR Stampede whose image I have used.
I've kept my card quite simple today so the fab image shines through, I haven't coloured the image at all just printed it straight onto a textured cream paper, the paper has a slight blue fleck to it. The papers are from MME Lost & Found Oliver pad and the sentiment is a new stamp I bought from Stamping All Day who have a fab selection of sentiment stamps all individual so you don't have to buy a whole set just for the one you wanted and there customer service is great my stamps arrived within 2 days even though it was between Christmas & New Year. For my 3 embellishments I've used tiny brads, ribbon and eyelets.
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Lawnscaping Challenge - Let's Party
The Crazy Challenge - Cards For Men