Thursday, 28 July 2016

25 Dec

I took inspiration from the pattern on the girl's clothing when I was choosing paper and embellishments for this card.



I would like to enter my card into these challenges
Winter Wonderland - Used Punches/Dies
http://christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/use-your-dies-and-punchesadd-charm.html
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes
http://thepapershelter.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/summer-break-challenge-anything-goes.html

I have used a paper along with a border and toppers from Kaisercraft for this card.  I matted with some green cardstock.  The image is from The Paper Shelter and is coloured with copic markers.  I die-cut with a Spellbinder die and added some pearls.  The sentiment is from a pack of Vintage Christmas embellishments.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Christmas Tag

I made a tag to add to my collection of tags for attaching to Christmas presents.


I would like to enter my tag into these challenges:
CRAFT Challenge - Christmas
http://trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/challenge-373-21st-of-july-christmas.html
Crafting With Friends - Anything Goes
http://crafting-with-friends.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/challenge-25.html

I have used an image by Melonheadz which I have coloured with copic markers YG09, YG06, Y06, R59 and G17.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Something Yummy for your Festive Tummy

A nice cup of hot chocolate - Yum!  Inspired by the cold wintry weather here at present, I have created a winter themed Christmas card!



I would like to enter my card into these challenges;
The Outlawz Wednesday Challenge - Sketch
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/wednesday-sketch/forum/topics/wednesday-sketch-challenge-july-20
Sami Stamps - Anything Goes
http://samistamp.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/new-release-floating-kitty-and-sami.html
CHNC - Use a sentiment
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/chnc-challenge-291-use-sentiment.html

I have used a snowflake themed paper from a paper pad by Rosie's Studio.  The image is from Sami Stamps and is coloured with copic markers.  I added some snowflake embellishments from a vintage christmas embellishment pack.  The sentiment is a digital sentiment from When the Scrap hits the Fun.


Wishing you a Holly Jolly Christmas

After being away from home for the past fortnight with limited crafting supplies, it is fantastic to have more supplies at my fingertips!  I have made three cards today, one I posted earlier in the day and two Christmas ones.


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Crafty Gals - Christmas in July
http://craftygalscornerchallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/challenge-81-christmas-in-july.html
Stella Says Sketch - Sketch
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/stella-says-sketch-challenge-411.html
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
http://inspirationdestinationchallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/AG-NO-95.html
CRAFT Challenge - Christmas
http://trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/challenge-373-21st-of-july-christmas.html

I have used a paper and a sentiment from a paper pad called "Home For Christmas" from Kaisercraft.  The image is from Bugaboo Stamps and has been coloured with copic markers and Kindy Glitz.  I die-cut using Spellbinder dies.  The matting is textured cardstock from American Crafts.  I also used some glittery green christmas mesh ribbon.

Monday, 25 July 2016

Life is better at the beach

Not sure it would be at the moment as it is the middle of winter.  But I sure look forward to summertime and spending a while at the beach!

I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
The East Wind - Photo Inspiration
http://www.theeastwind.com/
Robyn's Fetish Challenge - At the Beach
http://robynsfetishchallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/challenge-326-at-beach-7242016.html
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
http://inspirationdestinationchallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/AG-NO-95.html

I have used a paper from a paper pad called "Coastal Escape" from Kaisercraft.  I hadn't seen this paper pad before but came across it while I was on my 2 week winter vacation - and just had to buy it in case I didn't come across it again!  The image is from The East Wind and is coloured with copic markers.  The sentiment is from the same paper pad as the background paper.  I also added some glitter "Sparklers" from Rosie's Studio.

Monday, 18 July 2016

Christmas cats and mice

The first time I looked at this image I didn't spot the mice - it was only when I went to colour it that I realised they were there!


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Ike's World - Christmas in July
http://ikesworldchallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/ikesworld-challenges-67-christmas-in.html
Show Us Your Pussies - Cats and Flowers
http://showusyourpussies.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/show-us-your-pussies-cats-challenges-8.html

I have used a paper from a christmas paper pad.  The image is from Ike's Art and has been coloured with Promarkers.  I added some faux stitching with a Distress Marker.  I also added some poinsettia flowers and some tiny pearls as the centres.

Something Magical at Incy Wincy Designs

Time for a new challenge at Incy Wincy Designs and this time our theme is Something Magical.  We are sponsored for this challenge by Nikki Burnette.



For my card, I used an image from Nikki Burnette called Rowena Version 2.



I used the spotlight technique for this card - drawing attention to my magical figure!  I coloured with copic markers, matted with some brown paper, added some pearls from Rosies Studio and a topper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft.

I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Classic Design Team Open Challenge - Anything Goes
http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2016/07/1st-july-2016-classic-design-team-open.html