24 September 2016

Advent Calendar

It's Saturday, so that means its the WEEEEKKKKENNNDDD!!!! Yay & one week closer to seeing my baby girl, when we visit her in Cardiff!
Also it means its time for a new challenge over at My Time To craft, where this fortnight the theme is......

ANYTHING BUT A CARD

so you can make a box, ATC, bookmark anything as long as its not a card!

I decided to try my hand at making a matchbox advent calendar for our Danni to open at Uni. Just don't want her to feel left out!
I had so much fun making this, I had to get Nige to help me with the roof as I just couldn't get it right lol!!!
Sorry but there is loads of photos




Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Creative Artiste- ATG mix media
Morgans ArtWorld- more than one fold
PDE Linky Party- anything but a card
Through the Purple Haze- furry friends (Fizzy Moon)
Christmas at Sweet Stampin'- die cuts
Crafty Sentiments- for someone special (daughter in Uni)

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- Fizzy Moon with Presents by Trimcraft
Image- Fizzy Moon with his Snowman by Trimcraft
Image- fizzy Moon on the Moon by Trimcraft
Image- Fizzy Moon & his Sack by Trimcraft
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Derwent Coloursoft words in brown
Fizzy Moon with Presents
Fizzy- march hare, light sand, sand stone, brown, cocoa & brown black
Hat- surf blue, electric blue & dove grey
Button- pink mittens & blush pink
Presents- surf blue, electric blue, yellow, orange, fuchsia pink, bright lilac, trick or treat & bright purple
Fizzy Moon with his Snowman
Fizzy- march hare, light sand, sand stone, brown, cocoa & brown black
Hat & scarf- poppy, cranberry & dove grey
Snowman- baby blue
Nose- bright orange & blood orange
Scarf- rock pool & prussian blue
Fizzy Moon on the Moon
Fizzy- march hare, light sand, sand stone, brown, cocoa & brown black
Hat- poppy, cranberry & dove grey
Baby grow- celestial blue, electric blue, pastel blue & pale blue
Moon- tulip yellow, blood orange & orange
Snow- baby blue
Fizzy Moon & his Sack
Fizzy- march hare, light sand, sand stone, brown, cocoa & brown black
Hat & jacket- poppy, cranberry & dove grey
Sack- frosted jade, sea green, tulip yellow & bright orange
Holly- holly
Berries- poppy

Papers & Embellishments
DP- Back to Basics modern Christmas by Docraft
'burgundy & white' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
My stash- gold heart brads, blank matchboxes & cotton wool

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
X-cut Xpress
'icicle' border die cut by Marianne D LRO135
'holly & berries' die cuts by C.C.Designs
'Let It Snow' text die cut by Creative Dies
'grass' die cut by Marianne D lr0360
Pokey tool by Dawn Bibby

I hope you like my fun creation, I know Danni likes it because I showed her whilst we were chatting on Skype. Just gotta remember to take it with us at the end of October!
Make sure you pop over & see what fabulous 'anything but a card' creations the DT have made!
Hugs xx

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22 September 2016

Under The Sea!

Its time for me to share my latest Digital Delights creation with you. This time I have made a card using part of the under the sea set. I made one a few months ago & my friend asked me to make one for her niece using a mermaid with different coloured hair! I hope this fits the bill lol!!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Paper Shelter- card with many folds
Craft Liners- sun, sea & sand

Images & Colouring Mediums
Images- under the sea background, mermaid, clam, crab, seahorse & waterturtle by Digital Delights
Promarkers/Flexmarkers- words in black
Derwent Coloursoft words in brown
Under the sea background- sand, sand dune, mid brown & pale brown
Seaweed- leaf green, pea green, forest green, mid green, grass, green, bright green & mid green
Sea- glacial blue
Seahorse- trick or treat, deep fuchsia, peony & bright lilac
Clam- chestnut, cerise & bright pink
Turtle- moss, lincoln green, pesto, cerise, agean, indigo, sky blue & ultramarine
Crab- sunset & deep red
Boots- turquoise, frosted jade & sea green
Skin- blush, ginger & blush pink
Hair- sky blue, electric blue, cerise, bright pink, lemon & pale brown
Mermaid tail- muted pink, rose, blush pink, soft mauve & bright lilac

Papers & Embellishments
My stash- card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue

Make sure you pop over & see what fabulous creations the DT have made. Hugs for those who need them, even if you don't help yourself!
Hugs xx

21 September 2016

Winnie in Wonderland

Today see' the start of a new challenge over at Inspiration Destination. 
Where as always the theme is ....

ANYTHING GOES

we have some awesome sponsors this week, including Polkadoodles!!!
I was lucky enough to get one of Nikki's fabulous images to play with, hope you like what I have done with her!




Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Show Us Your Pussies- furry things 
Left of Centre- four legged creatures

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Winnie in Wonderland & Cheshire Cat' by Polkadoodles 
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Derwent Coloursoft words in brown
Winnie
Skin- blush, ginger & blush pink
Hair- lemon, mid brown & ochre
Dress & bow cyan & indigo
Shoes- azure & indigo
Teapot & cups- cyan, electric blue, dove grey, surf blue, prussian blue, sunset, apple cider & spring lilac
Cheshire cat- peony, pink mittens & bright purple
Ground- blue grey 1, 2 & 3
Tim Holtz distress inks
Clocks & edging colour distressed using 'vintage photo'

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Scruffy Little Cats' by Crafters Companion
'burgundy' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
X-cut Xpress
'clocks & hands' die cuts by Marianne D CR1234
'6" square elegant edge white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & take a look at what fabulous creations the
 'dream team' have made to help inspire you.
Hugs xx

20 September 2016

Winter Friends!

It's time for a new challenge over at Try Stampin' on Tuesday, where this week we have an awesome sketch for you to follow. Which you will find here or at the end of my post.
We also have an optional theme for you, which is....

DIE CUTS

I thought I'd do both theme & sketch this week as I love using my die cuts.


 This weeks sketch

Challenges I Would Like To enter
Come & Get It- lots of layers
Paper Creator- Christmas

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Winter Friends' scene it by Bugaboo
Promarkers/Flexmarkers
Spectrum Noir Pencils
1st Snowman- caramel, 100, pumpkin, 23, 61 & 60
Hat- warm grey 5, 120, poppy, forest green, 54 & sky blue
Scarf- sky blue & 66
Buttons- ice grey 1 & 115
2nd Snowman- pumpkin, 23, caramel, 100, 61 & 60
Scarf- poppy
Robin- sky blue, poppy, gold & putty
Big penguin- warm grey 5, 120, gold & 107
Little penguin- cool grey 4, 117, gold & 107
Star- yellow & 107
Reindeer- champagne, 95, 87, poppy & 95
Collar- sky blue & sleigh bell
Present- wild cranberry, 106, iced pearl & 78
Tree- leaf green & 6-

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Merry Magic' by Dovecraft
'blue' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
X-cut Xpress
'mini victorian' edge'ables die cut by Die'sire
'banners' die cut by Joy Crafts 6002/0386
'6" square red scalloped edge card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, make sure you pop over & check out what other fabulous creations the DT have made
Hugs xx

14 September 2016

Flower Pot Men!

Time for a new challenge over at Inspiration Destination. This week we have the awesome
 'Patties Creations' sponsoring us!
Now what theme do we have for you....as always its

ANYTHING GOES!

so you really don't have any excuses not to join in with us!!!

I was lucky enough to get to play with one of  Patties Creations just love this cutie!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Cards & More- no design papers
Cuttlebug Mania- ATG with die cuts
Gem of a Challenge- twine
Aud Sentiments- ATG with a sentiment
Crafting From The Heart- ATG

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Flowerpot Cutie' by Patties Creations
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Derwent Coloursoft Pencils words in brown
Flowerpots- ginger, dark terracotta, ginger. spice & dark terracotta
Bow tie- turquoise & sea green
Buttons- marine & sea green
Tim Holtz distress inks
Embossing colour distressed using tumbled glass

Papers & Embellishments
'white, brown, turquoise & purple' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'brown sugar' divine twine

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
X-cut Xpress
'Hello Flower' sentiment thinlits die cuts by Sizzix 660805
'grass' by Marianne D LR0360
'princess tree' die cut by Cheery Lynn Designs B180 (cut up)
'flower burst' embossing blank by Debbie Moore
'floral frenzy' Embossalicious embossing folder by Die'sire
'5" square white card blank' 

Thank you for stopping by today, please take a few minutes to pop over & see what fabulous creations the 'dream team' have made to help inspire you
Hugs xx