11 August 2018

Say Cheese!

Today I have one card to share with you but for two design teams. First up we have 
My Time To Craft where the theme is....

MORE THAN ONE FOLD

so steppers, easel, gate fold etc....

I'm also using this make for my  Not Just Cards DT piece. Where as always the theme is 

ANYTHING GOES

so really you have no excuses not to join in with us!



I can't believe I forgot to take a photo of this make standing up....it is a stepper card base


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Creative Knockouts- fancy folds
2 Crafty Critter Crazies- ATG with an animal
Crafty Animals- ATG with an animal
Sunny Day Crafting- add an animal

Images & Colouring Mediums
Images- all stamps from various sets by Craft Sensations
Tim Holtz distress ink words in blue
Doggie- vintage photo, tea dye & antique linen
Camera- black soot, hickory smoke, weathered wood & iced spruce
Bunny- spun sugar, hickory smoke, weathered wood & iced spruce
Birdies- spiced marmalade, hickory smoke, faded jeans, tumbled glass, seedless preserves & milled lavender
Puppy- vintage photo, tea dye & antique linen
Box- scattered straw, pumice stone, old paper, black soot & hickory smoke
Balloon- abandoned coral
Heart stamp- fire brick, tattered rose & spun sugar

Papers & Embellishments
'water coloured card by Crafters Companion
'white' colouring card by Rymans
'blue & green' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'grass' extended cut by Ellison
'side step' card blank die cut by Sizzix
My stash card for card blank

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over to both challenge blogs...MTTC & NJC... I will be back on Tuesday with my next make, until then take care xx


9 August 2018

Best Fishes

Its time for me to share my latest 'If You Give A Crafter A Cookie' design team creation with you. You will find our latest cookie here or at the end of my post.

I don't make cards without a coloured image on very often, but I'm quite pleased with this one!!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Always Happy Birthday- water themed
Ching-Chou Kuik- under the sea
Creative Craft Cottage- no patterned papers

Images & Colouring Mediums
Spectrum Noir Metallic markers
Seaweed- jade green & green citrus
Seahorse- red garnet
Fishes- blue topaz, amethyst & pink quartz
Tim Holtz distress oxides
Sea- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
'white' colouring card by Rymans
'purple' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
My stash- blue 3mm pearls

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Diamond Press by Crafter Companion
Sizzix Bigshot
All die cut from the 'Underwater Friends' collection by Die Cutting Essentials
'circle' die cuts by X-cut 503416
'Stix2' pick up tool
distress oxides applied using my Dreamweaver stencil brush
'4" square white card blank'

 This fortnight calorie free cookies 


Thank y ou for stopping by today, make sure you pop over to the challenge blog & check out what fabulous creations the DT have made to help inspire you.
I will be back on Saturday, until then take care xx


31 July 2018

Girl On A Bike

Its that time again where I share my latest {PIN}spirational creation with you. You will find this fortnights photo here or at the end of my post.

For the next fortnight we are sponsored by the fabulous 'All Dressed Up' make sure you join in with us for the chance to win some digi images!
I was lucky enough to get an image to play with...I just love this image & wanted to make it the main focus of the card with no embellies!! Hope you like it!!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crazy For CAS- summer
Addicted To CAS- summertime
Crafty Calendar- totally girlie
Stinkin' Inkers- trains, planes & automoblies

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Girl on A Bike' by All Dressed Up
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell Polychromo Pencils words in brown
Girl
Skin- blush, cinnamon & medium flesh
Hair- walnut brown, bistre & light yellow ochre
Tshirt- light purple pink
Trousers- light ultramarine & sky blue
Shoes- middle purple pink
Bike
Frame- helio turquoise, cobalt turquoise & cobalt green
Seat- paynes grey
Tires- cold grey VI & cold grey V
Wheels, shelf & peddles- cold grey IV
Basket- paynes grey, burnt sienna & brown ochre
Flowers- blue violet, violet, dark cadmium yellow
Leaves- hookers green, permanent green & grass green
Ground- cool grey 1, cold grey V & cold grey IV
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sky- salty ocean & tumbled glass

Papers & Embellishments
'pink' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white' colouring card by Rymans
My stash-  purple & orange 3mm pearls

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Diamond Press by Crafters Companion
'just because' sentiment die by Die'sire from Crafters Companion
'Stix2' pick up pencil
Distress inks applied using a Dreamweaver stencil brush
'5" square white card blank'

This fortnights photo


Don't forget we are sponsored by the fabulous 'All Dressed Up' for the next fortnight & you have to enter to be in with a chance of winning!!
I will be back on Monday the 9th August with my next creation to share with you. Until then take care xx


28 July 2018

Oceans Of Love

Its time for a new challenge over at 'My Time To Craft' I decided to use one of my NEC buys for this challenge. Also a new stamp company....to me anyhoos. Heffy Doodles, their stamps are so cute, I think I need them all lol!!!

The challenge for the next fortnight is....

ARTIST TRADING CARDS/ATC'S

if you're not sure what they are just pop in ATC'S in your search engine & it will pop up with instructions. But basically its a piece of card/paper measuring 3.5" by 2.5" with anything on you want. You don't have to do 4 I just wanted to make a series to send to a friend. Hope you like what I have done with my new stamps!!

Sorry lots of photos xx


Just love this stamp set....so cute!!





Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Through The Purple Haze- marine
Thats Crafty- close to nature
Animal Friends- water
ATC Around The World- sea
Creative Buying- underwater world

Images & Colouring Mediums
Images- all from the 'Oceans of Love' stamp set by Heffy Doodles
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell Polychromo Pencils words in brown
Seaweed- bright green, deep cobalt green & permanent green
Stingray- iced pearl & manganese violet
Starfish- pastel yellow, orange glaze, dark chrome yellow, heather & mauve
Turtle- fresh meadow, chromium green opaque, oasis & cobalt turquoise
Shells- peony & red violet
Rock- cool grey 1, warm grey V & warm grey IV
Whale- cool grey 1, warm grey V, warm grey IV & warm grey III
Jellyfish- pale pink, middle purple pink & rose carmine
Narwhal- pale blossom, dark flesh, medium flesh & phthalo blue
Tim Holtz distress oxides
Sea- salty ocean & water spritz

Papers & Embellishments
'white' colouring card from Rymans
'sending you oceans of love' from the 'Oceans of Love' stamp set by Heffy Doodles

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
All stamped using 'desert sand' ink by Memento

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fabulous 'ATC'S' the DT have made to help inspire you. I will be back on Tuesday with my latest make for you. Until then take care xx

26 July 2018

Flower GIrl

Its time for another one of those fat fee cookie images. My latest creation for
'If You Give A Crafter A Cookie'.....you will find this fortnights cookies here or at the end of my post.

For the next fortnight we are sponsored by 'Lemon Shortbread' I was lucky enough to get one of their beautiful images to play with....I just love this girlie!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Craft Rocket- summer
Star Stampz- summer is here
Creatalicious Challenges- no patterned papers
Dies R Us- birthday

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Tropical Island Flower Girl' by Lemon Shortbread
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell Polychromo Pencils words in brown
Skin- blush, cinnamon & medium flesh
Eyes- glacier blue & middle phthalo blue
Hair- primrose, dark sepia & walnut brown
Dress- tea green, cobalt turquoise, cobalt green, pink lavender, light red violet, light magenta, muted pink & light purple pink
Hair flowers- leaf green, deep cobalt green, leaf green, pink lavender, light red violet & dark chrome yellow
Jewellery- pink lavender & light red violet
Tim Holtz distress oxides
Surround- tattered rose

Papers & Embellishments
'pink, blue, green & yellow' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
all dies & stamps from the 'Happy Days' collection by Die Cutting Essentials
Sentiment stamped using 'desert sand' Memento
'5 x 7" white card blank'

This fortnights  nommy cookies!

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