18 July 2018

Snowman & his Dog!

Its time for a new image for our {PIN}spirational challenge. You will find our new image here or at the end of my post.

I just love Christmas, well the actual day, I hate all the faf & fluff on the run up to it!! lol...nah not bah humbug just don't get why people stress out over the shops shutting for a day!

Anyhoos here's my {PIN}spirational creation.....



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
A Snowflakes Promise- ATG
Ike's World- Christmas in July
Papercraft Challenges- Christmas in July
Shopping Our Stash- Christmas in July
Holly & Ivy- ATG Christmas
Sweet Stampers- Christmas in July

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Snowman & Pepper' from the Hide & Seek collection by Helz Cuppleditch
Faber-Castell Polychromo Pencils words in brown
Snowman- warm grey IV & warm grey III
Nose- dark cadmium, orange, scarlet red & orange glaze
Arms- walnut brown
Hat- warm grey VI, warm grey IV, pine green, leaf green & deep red
Scarf- permanent green, light green& scarlet red
Hedgehog- burnt ochre, walnut brown & brown ochre
Star- dark cadmium orange & naples yellow
Pepper- brown ochre & cold grey III
Snow- cobalt turquoise
Tim Holtz distress Oxides
Sky- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
DP- Hunkydory
My stash- silver mirri card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'snowflake' large Martha Stewart punch
'clear' Spectrum Noir sparkle pen
'5" white square card blank'

This fortnights photo

Thank you for stopping by today, I will be back on Friday with my 
next make, until then take care xxx

14 July 2018

Just Married

It's time for a new challenge over at 'My Time To Craft' where for the next fortnight 
the theme is......


WEDDING
ANNIVERSARY
ENGAGEMENT

so take your pick & join in with us!

I decided to use one of my favourite Wild Rose Studio stamps, another one of those I love but haven't yet used oops!!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Stinkin' Inkers- trains, planes & automobiles
Gem of A Challenge- teddy bears

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Just Married' by Wild Rose Studio
Faber Castell Polychromo Pencils in brown
Mrs Bear
Fur- brown ochre
Headdress- cold grey III & light purple pink
Necklace- light purple pink
Bouquet- light purple pink, light red violet & leaf green
Mr Bear
Fur- cold grey IV, cold grey V & cold grey III
Hat- black, warm grey V, warm grey VI, warm grey IV & light purple pink
Car
Body- caput mortuum violet & caput mortuum
Hood- warm grey VI, warm grey V & warm grey IV
Tires- black & warm grey VI
Wheel- black, warm grey VI & warm grey IV
Chrome- cold grey V & cold grey IV
Lights- dark naples ochre
Heart- pale geranium lake & prussian blue
Hearts- pale geranium lake
Confetti- cadmium yellow, orange glaze, indanthrene blue, prussian blue, pale geranium lake & middle purple pink
Tin cans- helio turquoise, cobalt turquoise, light red violet, middle cadmium red & pompeian red
Ground- burnt umber & raw umber
Grass- hookers green & leaf green
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sky- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Love Letters' by First Edition
'white ' colouring card from Rymans
'brown & burgundy' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania

Tools & Glues
Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'Heart' die cuts by First Edition FEDE075
'Just Married' die cut by Provocraft
'large' corner rounding punch by X-Cut
image stamped using 'desert sands' by Memento
'5" square white card blank

Thank you for stopping by today, sorry its such a short post but I'm really busy at work. I will be back on Tuesday, until then take care & have a great weekend xx


13 July 2018

Jubbly Zebra

Its time for another one of those yummy calorie free cookies....a new challenge has started over at
 'If You Give A Crafter A Cookie' You will find this fortnights cookie here, or at the end of my post.
For this challenge we are sponsored by 'All Dressed Up' but don't forget you have to be in it to win it!!


I decided to use one of my favourite Digital Delights images ....just love the Jubbly animal set, so cute xx


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Dare2BArtzy- birthday

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Jubbly Zebra' by Digital Delights
Faber Castell Polychromo Pencils in brown
|Zebra- dark flesh, medium flesh, light flesh, cinnamon, cold grey VI, cold grey V, cold grey IV, cold grey III, cold grey II, dark sepia & black

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Sweet Paris' by Dovecraft
'black & green' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania 
'white' colouring card from Rymans
'Today's The Day Happy Birthday' from the sentiment tag set #24 by Lili of the Valley
My stash- ribbon

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'grass' die cut by Marianne D LR0360
'ribbon' border punch by Woodware
sentiment stamped using 'onyx black' by Versafine
'5" square white card blank

This fortnights cookies 

Thank you for popping in today, please pop over & see what fab creations the DT have made using these yummy cookies. I will be back on Saturday with my next make, until then take care xx


11 July 2018

Beach Hut

Hey there fellow crafters, hope you are all good. I'm busy at work, but still loving it!! Anyhoos I'm here today to announce that I am on a new Design Team.....how cool is that & thank you Helen for asking me to join. Oh yeah might be helpful if I told you which one lol!!  'Not Just Cards' I just wanted to push myself & make things other than cards so here we go with my first creation!!!

One of the girls at work is mad about beach huts, seagulls, the sea..... well anything nautical really but especially beach huts. So I thought I would make her a beach hut! Hope you like it, she loved it xx

The theme over at 'Not Just Cards' is always

ANYTHING GOES

but don't forget to enter your quirky makes as well!

Lots of photos sorry x






Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafty Cardmakers- use at least two dies
Simon Says Stamp- summer fun
Dragonfly Journeys- summer lovin
International Art & Soul- summer fun

Images & Colouring Mediums
'blue' acrylic paint by Reeves (for the stripes)
Tim Holtz distress inks 
 on the folds & roof I colour distressed using 'antique linen'

Papers & Embellishments
'white' adorable scorable card by Hunkydory
'black, brown & yellow' card form the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania

Tools & Glues
'Crafters Companion 'Sweet Treats Ultimate Pro' board 'Sweet Things'
'Collall' all purpose glue
Diamond Press by Crafters Companion
'seahorse, seaweed, bucket & spade, crab, dolphins, mermaid, beach sigh & sun'  die cuts from the mini  'Tropical' collection by Cut & Make
number 8 die is from a magazine cover gift set
distress inks applied using a Dreamweaver stencil brush

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & check out what other fabulous 'Not Just Cards' creation the DT have made. I will be back tomorrow with my next make to share with you. Until then take care xx


6 July 2018

Mermaid Monster

Over on 'Colour Crazy' we have a new challenge starting as always the them is 

ANYTHING GOES

but you must have colouring somewhere in your creation, or your entry will be disqualified.

We are being sponsored by the super cuteness that is 'Kinda Cute'


Just love this super cute image!


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafters Cafe- keep it simple
Kitty Bee- under the sea

Images & Colouring Medium
Faber-Castell words in brown
Mermaid- helio turquoise, cobalt turquoise, cobalt green, light flesh, medium flesh, cinnamon & light red violet
Fish- deep scarlet red & pale geranium lake
Collar- cobalt blue greenish
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sea- mermaid lagoon

Papers & Embellishments
'white' colouring card by Rymans
'green' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
My stash- 2mm self adhesive silver gems

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Diamond Press by Crafters Companion
'magical birthday' die cut from the mini fantasy collection by Cut & Make
'seaweed' die cut from the mini tropical collection by Cut & Make
'5" white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, I will be back on the 11th with my next creation to share with you...until then take care xx