23 July 2014

Oh Dear, My Deer!

This is my second post for today, please scroll down to see my Inky Impressions creation! xx

It's that time of the week when I show you my creation for The Stamping Chef. This week as always its an 'anything goes' challenge. So no reason for us not to be stopping by your blogs!
The good thing is you don't have to use a Stamping Chef image to enter, but if you do you will be popped into the draw to win 3 Stamping Chef images twice.....you really need to pop over & take a look at the new digi image paper packs Tamara has been making!!!

I have used one of the digi image with papers & embellishment packs. But I was so excited to use this super cute image I couldn't wait for Tamara to finish the papers lol! So make sure you pop over here & check out the whole digi set!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafty Hazelnuts patterned paper- patterned paper
Dream Factory- Dr Doolittle
Real Reasonable Ribbon- things with wings + ribbon
Digi Makeover- punches & dies
Fairy Tale- digi stamp

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Oh Dear. My Deer' by The Stamping Chef
Promarker/Flexmarker
Skin- coral, sunkissed pink & blush
Tim Holtz distress inks
Eyes- tumbled glass
Antlers- gathered twigs, tea dye & antique linen
Eggs & nest- tumbled glass & mustard seed
Ground- forest moss & peeled paint
Sky colour distressed using salty ocean
All highlighted inks are available from Natalie & Amy's

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Summer Breeze' by First Edition from Natalie & Amy's
Brown card by Papermania
My stash- ribbon

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's 
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
'Butterfly Garden' die cut by Crafts Too CTD17012
'6" square elegant edge white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & join in with us this week!
Hugs xxx

A Warm Hello!

This is my first post for today please pop back later to see my Stamping Chef creation xx

Today sees the start of a new challenge over at Inky Impressions, this week we want your creations to have

NO DESIGN PAPERS!

so emboss, ink & stamp but no design papers allowed!!



Challenges I Would Like to Enter
The Sisters of Craft- anything goes
Through the Purple Haze- distress
Southern Girls- Spin Me Round Baby

Image & Colouring Medium
Image- 'A Warm Hello' by Inky Impressions
Derwent Inktense pencils
Daisy- cadmium orange, cadmium yellow & neutral grey
Tim Holtz distress inks
Colour distressing done using antique linen

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Circle' die cut by X-cut 503416
Paper distressing done using my thread cutter
'4" square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what the 'Inkettes' have created

21 July 2014

'For You from Henry!'

Today is the first of my creations as GD for The Crazy Challenge! I was on their DT but wow it seems like years ago....I really can't remember when it was!
Anyhoos I was lucky enough to be given a Crafty Sentiments image to play with. Who are also The Crazy Challenges sponsor this fortnight. Make sure you pop over & check out what you can win!

The theme for this challenge is...

DIE CUTS & PUNCHES!



Challenges I Would Like to Enter
Stamping Sensations- summer blooms
Totally Gorgeous- butterflies
Creative Fingers- anything goes using Crafty Sentiments image!
Fairy Tale- use a digi stamp
 Creative Knockouts- friendship

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Henry' by Crafty Sentiments
Promarker/Flexmarker
Skin- coral, sunkissed pink & blush
Tim Holtz distress inks
Tshirt- forest moss & peeled paint
Shorts- gathered twigs, tea dye & antique linen
Trainers- forest moss, peeled paint, gathered twigs, tea dye & antique linen
Sky & cloud colour distressed using tumbled glass
Ground colour distressed using antique linen 
All high lighted inks available from Natalie & Amy's

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Checks' by Papercellar
'For You' sentiment from the 'Tab with Text' set by Marianne D COL1315
'Small butterflies' punch by Tonic
My stash- green card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's 
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Clouds' die cut by Joy Crafts 6002/0189
'Resplendent Rectangles' die cut by Spellbinders
'Tab' die cut from the 'Tab with Text' set by Marianne D COL1315
'Classic Petal' Edgeabilities die cut by Spellbinder
'5 x 7" white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what the fab Crazy Challenge DT have made to inspire you!
Hugs xx

17 July 2014

'Summer Brights'

It's that time of the week when I share my creation for Inky Impressions with you.
This week we want to see your

SUMMER BRIGHT'S

we want you to get out all those bright papers you have hidden & join in with us.



Challenges I Would Like to Enter
Craft & Smash- shells, sand & sea
Live & Love Crafts- by the sea
Scribbles Design- sea, sand & surf
Stempelgarten Challenge- sun, beach & sea
Creative Card Crew- sea/beach

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Beach Chair' by Inky Impressions
Derwent Inktense pencils
Beach chair- neutral grey & carmine pink
Umbrella- oak, amber, spring green & apple green
Ball- iris blue, golden yellow & cadmium yellow
Bucket & spade- poppy red
Cool box-dark aquamarine, green aquamarine, mallard green & neutral grey
Starfish- burnt orange
Sand- tan
Sky- iris blue

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Beach Babe' by Fancy Pants
'Live, Love & Laugh' from the sentiment tag set #24 by Lili of the Valley
My stash- turtle, turquoise card & 4mm white pearls

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
'6" scalloped square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's
'Stix2' pick up pencil from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what 'bright' creations the Inkettes have made!
Hugs xxx

15 July 2014

Patchwork bunnie

I have no idea where time is going to, it doesn't seem like a day has passed since I posted my last creation for Try Stampin' on Tuesday. Strange how it was two weeks ago lolol!

Anyhoos this week we have a fab sketch for you to follow (you can click here or scroll down to see the sketch) with the added theme of things that make you happy!

Colouring makes me happy so I'm good to go lol!

I have had this stamp set for a while, it was a freebie with one of my mags & I thought it needed inking up! I kept it fairly CAS for me, I do love these cute images.



Challenges I Would Like to Enter
Stamp & Create- birthdays
Great Impressions- animals
Penny Black & More- dies & punches
Gem of a Challenge- any animal
Red Rubber Inspiration- anything goes

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Patchwork Bunnie' by Jennifer Ellery
Derwent Coloursoft pencils
Bunnie & flowers- bright lilac, pale lavender, pink lavender, bright purple, bright pink, blush pink, pale orange, sea green, grey green, green, mid green & yellow green
Ground- brown black
Tim Holtz distress inks
Oval colour distressed using 'tumbled glass'
Yellow colour distressing done using 'mustard seed' from Natalie & Amy's

Papers & Embellishments
'For You & Just Because' from the sentiment tag set #24 by Lili of the Valley
My stash- white card, ribbon, sparkly gems & turquoise card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Oval #4' die cut by Nellie Snellon MFD047
'Classic Triple Scallop' Edgeabilities die cut by Spellbinders
'Daisy Trail' embossing folder freebie from magazine
'Ribbon' border punch by Fiskars
'5" square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Try Stampin' sketch



Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fab creation the Try Stampin' DT have made using the above sketch!
Hugs xx