1 August 2015

August 1st???!!! Really??!!

It's so hard to believe its August 1st....so shocked as to were this year has gone too!! 

 Anyhoos off out shopping with my Mom soon so best get my post sorted.
Today's post is my DT creation for My Time To Craft, this fortnight we have a fab recipe for you to follow....

1 die cut
2 images (can be merged)
3 flowers

so get your mixing bowls out & join in with us.


Just love this badger & colouring him on kraft.


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Gem Of A Challenge- animals or birds
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards- a flower in you image
As You Like It- fur or feathers
FUR...because we have a one year old pet skunk x
The Sisterhood of Crafters- summer heat

Images & Colouring Medium
Images-'badger & toadstool' from the Woodland Folk collection
Derwent Coloursoft Pencils
Badger- steel grey, white, black & persian grey
Flower- blood orange, bright orange, orange, green, light green, deep red, rose & blush pink
Toadstools- mid brown, pale brown, cranberry, deep red & rose
Mouse- brown, mid brown & ochre
Ground- green & light green

Papers & Embellishments
'Neenah Desert Storm' Kraft card by Crafters Companion
'Little Meow' A5 paper stack by Docraft
'yellow, pink & blue' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'Flowers, leaves & sun' stamps from a Papermania set
Stamped using 'Onyx Black' Versafine ink

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'With Love' mini die cut by Tattered Lace
'triple butterfly' punch by Tonic
'5" square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, have a great weekend 
Hugs xx

31 July 2015

Evilynn!

It's the end of July already & what a wet yukky one its been. Fingers crossed for a warmer August, I will admit I have had the heating on a few times in July!! Total madness!!

 Anyhoos I'm here today to share my latest inspirational creation for Slinky Tarts. After today we are taking a month off, so the yeah the weather better improve lol!

I decided to use one of Tamara's 'Spunky Tarts' Evilynn, she is fabulously elegant & a dream to colour. I just loved watching her come to life!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
4 Crafty Chicks- ATG
Crafting With An Attitude- ATG
Creative Knockouts- dry embossing
Fab & Funky- no patterned papers

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Evilynn' by Slinky Tarts
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words
Spectrum Noir Pencils- numbers
Skin- blush, 09 & 08
Eyes- apple cider, 109 & 108
Hair- reef blue & 120
Eyebrows- oasis & 72
Dress- crimson, 120, 116 & 115
Crown- sleigh bells, 22 & crimson
Skull- icicle & 120
Ground- 72 & 70
Tim Holts distress inks
colour distressing - fired brick

Papers & Embsllishments
'burgundy, white & black' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
My stash- 4mm cranberry pearls & white ribbon

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Leafy Flourish' die cut by X-cut 503189
'Blooming Wonderful' embossalicious embossing folder by Crafters Companion
'Ribbon' border punch by Woodware
'6" square white elegant edge card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, have a great weekend
Hugs xx

30 July 2015

Swinging By!

I can't believe its the end of July, where did it go? It really doesn't seem like that long ago when I was here to share my July creation for Natalie & Amy's with you!

Anyhoos I am here today to share my August creation with you.
This month there is a fab £15 voucher to spend in store for the winner, so make sure you enter.
As they say "ya gotta be in it, to win it!"
Augusts theme is...

BUTTONS & BOWS

you must use at least one of each

I just had to use one of my Humphrey stamps for this card, I just love all these super cute elephants.


Such a cutie!


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafter's Cafe- use some buttons
I Love Promarkers- more than three layers
Little Red Wagon- up, up & away
Die Cuttin' Divas- the great outdoors
Bunny Zoe's- summer breeze

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Swinging By' from the Humphrey's Corner Collection from Natalie & Amy's
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words
Spectrum Noir Pencils- numbers
Ellie- blue grey 1, 115 & 114
Dress- sorbet, 42, peony, 79 & 38
Shoes- peony, 79, 38, gold, ice grey 1, 116, 115 & 114
Jewellery- peony
Swing- raw sienna, 96, 94 & 91
Tim Holtz distress inks
Clouds- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Bubblegum Girl' Grace Taylor
'blue & pink' card from the 12 X 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'Tea Party Twine' from Natalie & Amy's

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
Sizzix Bigshot
'Oval #4' die cut by Nellie Snellon MFD047
'Bow' die cut by Presscut PCD08
'Heart Buttons' mini die cuts by Tattered Lace

Thank you for stopping by today, have a great weekend when it gets here
Hugs xx

25 July 2015

Queen Of Hearts!

A quick post from me today as we are off out soon. Off to the local owl sanctuary, taking Nico to visit as the owner has never seen a skunk before lol! Just waiting for Nico to wake up from his morning nap then we are off.

I'm here to share my latest creation for the Sweet Pea progressive Facebook challenge. You enter their ATG challenge at the beginning of the month, using a Sweet Pea image & you get a free image to use for the second part of the month. 
This month we were given 'Queen Of Wonder' to use (its on sale at the moment, just click on the link above!) not sure I'm happy with my finished card, what do you think?


She is a snooty looking Queen lol


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crazy 4 Challenges- make it royal
Digi Choosday- all about the girl

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Queen of Wonder' by Sandra Caldwell from Sweet Pea Stamps
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words
Spectrum Noir Pencils- numbers
Skin- blush & 08
Lips- 33
Hair- grey squirrel, 33 & 96
Clothes- molten red, 33, 32, 26, 114, 113, storm cloud, 120, crimson, 33, winter spruce & 120
Crown- molten red, sleigh bells & 107

Papers & Embellishments
DP- from the 'A Very Important Date' craft CD
'black & blue' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
My stash- chipboard heart stickers

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Rectangle #2' Parenthesis die cut by X-cut 503045
'Party' die cut sentiment by Sizzix
'Basic Lattice' Shapeabilities die cut by Spellbinders
'5"square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, have a fabulous weekend & don't forget to pop over to Facebook & check out the Sweet Pea page.
Hugs xx

23 July 2015

Sweeney Skunky Butt!

So excited to show you my creation today. I had so much fun colouring & actually making my card, I think I'm going to keep it lol! Ok so its a get well soon card, but hey I love it so I'm keeping it!

So I best show you my creation for Digital Delights, as we restart the fabulous challenge blog! 
 I really am so happy to be back with Wendy & the team & the amazing images!

Today sees the return of the Digital Delights challenge, this time around the theme is

ANYTHING GOES

the best theme ever, so go get a Digital Delights image & join in with us. You don't need to use a DD image but it does help!


I just love 'Sweeney Skunk'
If you buy this image called 'Ouch Sweeney' not only do you get your super cute 'Sweeney' image you get a sentiment & digi paper!!


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafty Gals Corner- to die for
Fab & Funky- no patterned papers
Papertake Weekly- build it up
Dream Valley- embossing
Sweet Stampin'- no patterned papers

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Ouch Sweeney' digi set by Digital Delights
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words
Spectrum Noir Pencils- numbers
Sweeney- ice grey 5, 120, fresh bloom, 31, 113, icicle, 119, 117 & 116
Plasters- blush, 95 & 84
Bandage- 09 & 08
Shoe- surf blue, 71, aegean & 72
Crutches- nutmeg & 95
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sky- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
'pink & green' card from the 12 x 12 colour stack by Papermania
'Wishing You A Speedy Recovery' sentiment from the 'Ouch Sweeney' digi set by Digital Delights

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Princess Tree' die cut by Cheery Lynn Designs
'Curved border #2' Card Creator die cut by Spellbinders
'A2 curved border #1' Borderbilities die cut by Spellbinders
'Clouds' 6 x 6" Embossalicious embossing folder by Die'sire
'5" square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fab 'ATG' creations the DT have made to help inspire you!
Hugs xx