11 August 2019

Molly

Its time for a new challenge at 'Not Just Cards' & I thought I would show you what I made for my Moms birthday. Just after Christmas this year my Mom lost her kitty who was 25 years old!!! Georgie was beautiful & my Mom & Step-Dad were devastated.  A few months after they decided to get a rescue kitty....as you will see, she is beautiful & she is called Molly!





Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Through The Purple Haze- inspired by a song 
(What's New Pussycat? by Tom Jones) or 
(Good Golly Miss Molly by Little Richard) Cats called Molly

Papers & Embellishments
My stash- white card, burgundy & green felt & 3mm cream pearl
'black' card from the A4 stack by Lime Tree Crafts

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose
Sizzix Bigshot
'Shadowbox' creation die set by Tonic
'garden vines' from the 'Autumn Morning' Signature Collection by Sara Davies
'leaf' from the Prima Donna Petals' set by Die-namics
'blossom' flower die Die'sire from Crafters Companion

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over here & check out what fabulous creations the DT have made to help inspire you 
I will be back on the 15th, until then take care xx


9 August 2019

All Things Oriental

Its time for a new challenge over at 'My Time To Craft' the theme this fortnight has been chosen by me. I just love all things oriental. So yeah the theme is.....

ORIENTAL

so why not join in with us

I have used a stamp I've had for a while, but never inked up (bad me, don't tell hubby lololol) as soon as I stamped her out I knew what I wanted to do with her & what colours I was going to use.


She is so elegant


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Lavina World- rubber stamps

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Porcelain' from the Kimono Collection by Crafters Companion
Promarker/Flexmarkers in black
Faber-Castell Polychromo Pencils in brown
Skin- blush, cinnamon & medium flesh
Hair- icicle & cold grey VI
Kimono- oasis, cobalt turquoise, cobalt green, ocean teal & cobalt turquoise
Rose & flowers- peony & middle purple pink
Ground- black, cold grey VI & warm grey IV
Background
Flowers- peony, middle purple pink & pastel yellow 
Leaf fans- peony, middle purple pink, forest green, ocean teal & cobalt turquoise
Flower fans- oasis, cobalt turquoise & cobalt green
Lanterns- peony, middle purple pink, forest green, ocean teal, cobalt turquoise & pastel yellow

Papers & Embellishments
'white' colouring card from Rymans
'turquoise' card from the A4 stack by Lime Tree Crafts

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Images stamped using 'tuxedo black' ink by Memento
'5 x 7" white card blank' 

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & check out the DT's 'oriental' creations.
I will be back on Sunday, until then take care xx


5 August 2019

Paper Piecing

I'm here today to share with you my creation for a challenge blog, where I have been asked to be Guest Designer!!! So excited to share my first make with you.
So over at A Place To Start the challenge them for this month is....

PAPER PIECING

its not something I do very often, but I do like the finished look.



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Simply Create Too- patterned papers

Images & Colouring Mediums
Images- 'Hip, Hip, Hooray' from the Bebunni Collection by Crafters Companion
Promarkers/Flexmarkers in black
Faber Castell Polychromo Pencils in brown
Bebunni- caramel, bistre, brown ochre, march hare & raw umber
Bow- sunset & middle cadmium red
Present- oasis, cobalt turquoise
Ground- cold grey V, cold grey IV & cold grey III

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'New Bloom' by First Edition
'white' colouring card by Rymans
My stash- 3mm white pearls

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Stix2 pick up pencil
'elegant edge' punch by Woodware
'large' corner rounder punch by X-cut
'6" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, I will be back on  Friday, until then take care xx




2 August 2019

Decorating LeAnne!

Its time for the new monthly challenge to start over at Winter Wonderland, where this month we are sponsored by the fabulous LeAnnes World! Make sure you pop over to Winter Wonderland & check out the prize!!
Our challenge theme is...

ORNAMENTS 

obviously Christmas ones lol xx

I was lucky enough to get a super cute image to play with, loved colouring this image in!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Images & Colouring Mediums
Promarkers/Flexmarkers in black
Faber Castell Polychromo Pencils in brown
Tim Holtz distress oxides in red
Skin- blush, cinnamon & medium flesh
Hair- vanilla, burnt umber, bistre & raw umber
Eyes- hooker's green & permanent green
Dress- oasis, cobalt turquoise & cobalt green
Stocking- sunset, red violet & cold grey VI
Streamer- gold
Baubles- gold, sunset, leaf green, sky blue & yellow
Gingerbread man- tan, bistre, true blue, sunset & sky blue
Ground- cold grey VI, warm grey V & warm grey IV
Surround- tattered rose

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Home For Christmas' by Papermania
'turquoise' card from the A4 stack by Lime Tree Crafts

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'very merry Christmas' sentiment from the 'Me To You' Christmas stamp set
sentiment stamped using 'vintage sepia' ink by Versafine
'6" square card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over to the Winter Wonderland challenge blog & see what fab creations the DT have made.

I will be back on Monday, so until then take care & have a great weekend xx



26 July 2019

Figgy Pud!

Good morning, hope you are all well & if your in the UK like me, enjoying this fabulous weather we are having! I have struggled this week, working in a sandwich/breakfast bar it gets so hot when the grill is on 😵!

Anyhoos, I'm here today to share my latest My Time To Craft make with you. This fortnight our theme is....

CHRISTMAS IN JULY

so get out your Christmas stash & join in with us!!

It took me ages to decide on an image to use, but I do love Bebunni, he is one cute rabbit!!


I love using mirri card, but its so hard to photograph!!


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Shopping Our Stash- Christmas

Images & Colouring Mediums
Images- 'Figgy Pud' BeBunni by Crafters Companion
Derwent Inktense Pencils
Bebunni- chinese ink & carmine pink
Holly leaves- beech green, hooker's green & apple green
Holly berries- poppy red
Pudding- dark chocolate, shiraz & burnt orange
Brandy cream- tan
Shadow- ink black, indian ink & madder brown

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Christmas Plaid' 12 x 12 stack by DCWV
'red 7 Green' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
My stash- mirri card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Diamond Press by Crafters Companion
'holly & berries' die cut by C.C.Designs
'Merry Christmas' stamp & die cut from the 'Festive Wishes' signature collection by Sara Davies
'5 x 7" white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & check out the fab Christmas inspiration the DT have for you!
I will be back soon.....until then take care xxx