Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Jumping in the Leaves

I'm not sure now that I have the energy levels to do this but it is something I did enjoy doing.  The bigger the pile of leaves the better!



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Sassy Studio Designs - Fall orange, yellow, red and gold
http://sassystudiodesigns.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/dtbst-255-its-beginning-to-look-like.html
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
http://brownsugarchallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/challenge-120-anything-goes.html
Penny's Paper - Anything Goes
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/welcome-to-pennys-challenge-204.html
PINspirational Challenge - Photo Inspiration (leaves)
http://pinspirationalchallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/pinspirational-challenge-128.html
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
http://ema-ginationstation.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/AG-challenge-no-8.html

I have used a orange paper with subtle polka dots on it from Kaisercraft.  The image is from Sassy Studio Designs and coloured with copic markers.  I matted with some gold glitter cardstock from American Crafts.

Blue Bird

As opposed to a bluebird!  This one could be a budgie or something similar.





I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Milk Coffee Challenge - Hand coloured image (with copics)
http://milkcoffeechallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/hand-color-image.html
Open Minded Crafting Challenge - Fowl of Any Kind
http://open-mindedcraftingfun.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/challenge-23-fowl-of-all-kinds-midway.html
Penny's Paper - Anything Goes
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/welcome-to-pennys-challenge-204.html
Robyn's Fetish - Things with Wings
http://robynsfetishchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/challenge-238-things-with-wings-11162014.html
Imagination Destination - Anything Goes
http://ema-ginationstation.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/AG-challenge-no-8.html


I have used a patterned paper from Rosie's Studio for the background.  I added a piece of blue mesh ribbon over the top.  The image is from Milk Coffee and has been coloured with copic markers B99, B93, B05.  I also added some ribbon roses and leaves.

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Fall Colours

For this card, I have used fall colours but not a traditional fall image!


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Fresh Brewed Designs - Fall Colours
http://freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/november-challenge-1-fall-colors.html
PINspirational Challenge - Photo Inspiration (Fall Colours)
http://pinspirationalchallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/pinspirational-challenge-128.html
Seems A Little Sketchy - Sketch 78
http://seemsalittlesketchy.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/78-delicious-doodles.html
Sentimental Sundays - Buttons, Brads, Bows (buttons)
http://sentimentalsundays.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/challenge-233-brads-buttons-and-bows.html
Crafting For All Seasons - Birthday
http://craftingforallseasons.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/challenge-90-birthdays.html

I have used a polka dot paper from Kaisercraft.  The larger contrast piece is also from Kaisercraft while the smaller piece is from D├ęcosse's Dynamite Doodles.  The matting is textured cardstock from DCWV.  The image is from Fresh Brewed Designs and coloured with copic markers G29, G21, YR07, YR04, E00, R59, R46, Y38, Y35, Y17.  I also added some buttons.

12 Drumming Drummers

I have created a musical themed Christmas card this time, using one day of the 12 days of Christmas!



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - Sketch
http://sweetsketchwednesday2.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/sweet-sketch-wednesday-and-doodle-pantry.html
Love to Create - Make it for Christmas
http://lovetocreatechallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/challenge-142-make-it-for-christmas.html
CHNC - Patterned Paper - November
http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/craftyhazelnuts-patterned-paper_1.html

I have used an image and sentiment from Doodle Pantry for this card.  The image is coloured with copic markers Y28, R17, R14, R35, YG09, YG06, Y02, Y00.  The paper is from a Christmas paper pad by Kaisercraft.  I added some rectangles of glitter cardstock from American Crafts.  The matting is red cardstock.  I also used some green satin ribbon from Semco to thread through the ribbon slider.

This is the sketch that I followed:

Monday, 17 November 2014

Hot Holiday Wishes

I thought this was the perfect sentiment to go with an image of a hot turkey dinner!



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Clear It Out - 3 of something (brads)
http://clearitoutchallenge.blogspot.ca/2014/11/its-challenge-time.html
CHNC - Go Green
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/chnc-challenge-203-go-green.html
Catch The Bug - November BINGO (2 DP + Bugaboo + Brads)
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/november-bingo-challenge.html
Stella Says Sketch - Sketch 219
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/stella-says-sketch-sketch-219.html
Sentimental Sundays - Sentiment + Brads
http://sentimentalsundays.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/challenge-233-brads-buttons-and-bows.html
Glitter n Sparkle - Cute
http://glitternsparklechallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/challenge-111.html
Craft Your Passion - Pumpkins or Turkey (Turkey)
http://craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/challenge-240-pumpkins-or-turkeys.html
I have used a paper from a Christmas paper pad by DCWV.  The second paper is an offcut of a Kaisercraft paper.  The image is from Bugaboo Stamps and has been coloured with copic markers YG09, Yg06, Y28, R46, G29, E53, E51, E00.  The sentiment is from Doodle Pantry.  I used some green glitter cardstock from American Crafts for matting.  The gold brads are from Sullivans.

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Stanley's Bauble

I'm gradually catching up with the cards for the month long challenge at Beccy's Place!  After a week where there didn't seem to be enough hours in each day!


I would like to enter these challenges:
Beccy's Place - Day Five (Freebie image)
http://beccysplace.blogspot.com.au/2014/11/a-month-of-holiday-cards.html
CHNC - Go Green
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/chnc-challenge-203-go-green.html
Winter Wonderland - Christmas Decorations
http://christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/christmas-decorations.html
CRAFT Challenge - Christmas
http://trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/challenge-285-13th-of-november-christmas.html
Clear It Out Challenge - 3 of the same things (glitter domes)
http://clearitoutchallenge.blogspot.ca/2014/11/its-challenge-time.html

I have used a patterned paper from a Christmas paper pad by Kaisercraft.  I layered with green textured cardstock from DCWV.  The image is Stanley's Bauble from Beccy's Place.  I coloured Stanley and his bauble with copic markers and added some gold Stickles to the hanger on the bauble.  I also coloured some glitter domes from Sullivans with copic marker G29.

Glitz and Glamour

I have found myself a bit more time pressured over the past week or so and not managed to participate in some of the challenges I usually do.  This week so far I seem to be coping a bit better - I'm hoping the rest of the week will continue in the same vein!


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Fitztown - Glitz and Glamour
http://fitztownchallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/ch-61-glitz-glamour.html
Seems A Little Sketchy - Sketch
http://seemsalittlesketchy.blogspot.co.nz/2014/11/77-robyns-fetish.html

I have used a glossy paper from Kaisercraft for the background.  I added some glitter tape from American Crafts and a piece of glitter cardstock from DCWV.  The image is from Fitztown and has been coloured with copic markers and then the wings glitzed up with some Stickles.  I also added some faux stitching using Distress Marker - Tattered Rose.