15 July 2017

CC - Anything Goes with Optional Summer


Hello and welcome.

I have some exciting news, I am sharing with you my first card as part of the Creatalicious Challenge Design Team.

Yep I have been lucky to join this Design Team and I hope you will join us in our new challenge!


Our theme: Anything Goes with Optional Summer
Our sponsor: Dr Digi



I have used our sponsor's image called Skater Stanley and coloured the image in with Copic Markers.

A fairly simple design with lots of layers and paper from my stash.

Here is my card:



The sentiment is from the Kaisercraft 'Oh So Lovely' stamp set.

The sentiment reads "be happy, be bright, be you'
Don't we all want to live like this!!


Here is a close up of the image and sentiment.




The Copic markers used are: 

Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11
Jeans: B0000, 95, 93, 91
Jumper: W00, 3, 1, 0
Helmet: C0, 3, 1, YR14
Elbow & Knee Pads: YR0000, 00, 14, 12
Skateboard: N0, 2, 4, YR14, 12, 00

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges;


Crafty Gals Corner Challenge - #131 Do it for Dudes



Have a wonderful day.

29 June 2017

SG Ribbon or Twine


Hello and welcome.


Just a quick post to share with you my card for our new challenge at Southern Girls Challenges.

Our Theme: Ribbon or Twine
Our Sponsor: Doodle Digital


I have used our sponsors image called Shy Girl and coloured the image in with Copic Markers.

I raided my stash and found some SU Metallic Ribbon and added it to my card for the challenge theme.


Here is my card: 



The DSP used is retired SU Cupcake & Carousels and the card stock used is SU Bermuda Bay and Sahara Sand.



Here is a close up of the image and the sentiment: 



The sentiment is from the SU Suite Sayings stamp set.

The punch used is a retired SU punch.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Scrapbook Stamp Society Challenge - #119 Anything Goes
Crafting When We Can Challenge - #147 Use and Image
Ribbon Girls Monthly Challenge - Use any image and ribbon
Creatalicious Challenge - #117 Anything Goes Option Die Cut/Punch and DT Call
Let's Create Challenge - #126 Girls Girls Girls
Love to Craft Monthly Challenge - #11 Anything Goes







Have a great day!


01 June 2017

SG Anything Goes


Hello and welcome.

I am sharing with you my card for our new challenge at Southern Girls and I am sure you will want to join us!

Our theme: Anything Goes
Our sponsors: Sasayaki Glitter


I have used our sponsors image called Lady Bella which has been coloured in with Copic Markers

The paper used from SU stamp stack cupcakes and Carousels.
The sentiment is from the SU Beautiful You stamp set.

Here is my card: 



I found this lovely lace in my stash and the butterflies have been diecut using Joy Craft #6002 die.


Here is a close up of the image: 


I punched out the sentiment using the SU Duet Banner punch and I daubered some Sahara Sand on the outside.

The cardstock used is SU Sahara Sand and Calypso Coral.
I also added some pearls the the butterflies.

The copic markers used were:

Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11, R20
Hair: E37, 35, 33, 30
Flowers: BG15, 13, 11, 0000
Umberella: W00, 1, 3, N2, 0
Clothes: Y0000, 00, 15, 13, 11, BG15
Butterflies: R0000, 05, 02, 00, 01



I would like to add this card into the following challenges:


Creates and Makes Challenge - #117 Anything Goes with option use Yellow
Die Cuttin Divas Challenge - #319 Anything Goes
Scrapbook Stamp Society Challenge - #117 Anything Goes - option Butterflies
Artistic Inspirations Challenge - #180 Anything Goes with option Flowers
Glitter N Sparkle Challenge - #241 Anything Goes
Colour Crazy Challenge - #21 Anything Goes
Polkadoodle Challenge - #20 Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts Challenge - #36 Anything Goes option Diecut


Have a fabulous day!

04 May 2017

Retro Challenge - Punches

Hello and welcome.

Just a quick post to share with you my card for our new challenge at Southern Girls.

Our theme - Retro Use a Punch
Our sponsors - Lacy Sunshine and Wild Orchard Crafts


I have used a Lacy Sunshine image called Today I Dream of my Love and coloured the image in with Copic Markers.

I have used a corner SU Curvy Corner Trio Punch on a couple of layers of my card.

This is my card:


I love this image and decided to go with a purple theme using Perfect Plum cardstock.

I added some Lavender Lace Liquid Pearls on the Whisper White cardstock and found some sequins in my stash to add also.

Below is a close up of the image:


I added some Wink of Stella to the wings of the image.

The copic markers used were:

Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11, R21
Hair: E37, 35, 33
Flowers: BV0000, 00, 01, 02, YG 63, 61, G20, C1, BG
Angel: V0000, 000, 25, 22, 20

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges: 


Craftaholics R Us Monthly Challenge - Spring Colours or Flowers
Fab n Funky Challenge - #349 Lovely Ladies






Have an awesome day!



19 April 2017

SU Retiring List 2017






A new SU Annual Catalogue is not far away and to make room for all the new products it is time to say goodbye to some favourites in the current catalogue

Some items have been largely discounted by up to 50% but all are available until 31 May 2017 or while stock lasts.

You can view the retiring list at my Online Store or you can download and print out the PDF.

You can place your order in my Online Store or you can email me your order.



06 April 2017

In the Pink


Good morning and hope you are well.

I am share with you my card for our new challenge at Southern Girls.

Our theme: Your favourite Colours

Our sponsor: Ching Chou Kuik Digital Stamps


I have used a image called Sakura and coloured the image with Copic markers.

I love Pinks teamed with soft pastel colours so that is how I have used our theme and made my card.


Here is my card:



The papers used are from two different KaiserCraft 6 1/2" paper pads - PS I love you and Be-YOU-tiful.

The sentiment is also from the PS I love you KaiserCraft paper pad and has been popped up with Dimensionals.

Here is a close up of the image:



I have added a touch of a Wing of Stella clear colour to her wings and the butterfly.

The dies used are from the SU Circles Collection and Spellbinder Nestabilities Decorative Labels Twenty-Seven.

The flowers and rhinestones are from my stash.

The copic markers used were:

Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11 and R21
Hair: E37, 35, 33, 31
Other: R0000, 85, 83, 81
W3, 1, 00, C1
V20, 22, 25, 000
G21, YG61, 67

I  would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Creates and Makes Challenge - #10 Anything Goes with Optional Spring
Stinin' Inkers Challenge - #1 Shower of Flowers
Unicorn Challenge - #20 Petal Power
Crafty Card Markers Challenge - #185 Spring into Spring
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge - #117 Three or more Layers




Have a wonderful day!



09 February 2017

Patterned Papers


Hello and welcome.

I am share with you my card for our new challenge at Southern Girls.

Our Theme: 3 or more pattern papers

Our Sponsor: Crafts and Me


I have used a Hannah Lynn image from Crafts and Me called Annabelle and coloured the image in with Copic Markers.

The papers are from a Kaisercraft 6 1/2" Paper Pad called Be-YOU-tiful and I love the colours.


Here is my card: 




I decided to add some flowers and the sentiment is also from the Paper Pad.

The cardstock used is SU Coastal Cabana, Crumb Cake and Xpress It Blending cardstock.


Here is a close up of the image:



The copic markers used were:

Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11, R20, 21
Hair: E35, 31, 37, 30, 33
Clothes: W00, 3, 1, R0000, 85, 83, 81, G20, YG67, 63, 61
Butterflies: Y0000, 15, 13, 11


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Unicorn Challenge - #18 Butterflies and/or Hearts
Cards Galore Challenge - Anything Goes
Petal Lu Challenge - #31 Anything Goes and DT Call
The East Winds Challenge - #70 Love and Romance
A Gem of a Challenge - #187 Add Butterfly
Crafty Creations Challenge - #334 Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts Monthly Challenge - #33 Anything Goes with Option Add Sentiment


Have a wonderful day!



12 January 2017

Stitching


Hello and Happy New Year.  I hope your Christmas was fabulous and the start of the new year is going well.

I am sharing with you my card for our new challenge at Southern Girls and I hope you can join us!


Our theme: Real or Faux Stitching
Our Sponsors: Sasayaki Glitter and Wild Orchid Crafts


I have used an image from Sasayaki Glitter called Mia and added some Faux Stitching around the image and on one of the layers of the patterned paper.


Here is my card:


The papers used is from an SU retired paper stack called "Love Blossoms".

The flowers are from my stash and the sentiment is from the SU "And Many More" stamp set.

The cardstock used is SU Rose Red and Crumb Cake.  The image has been printed on X-Press It cardstock.


Here is a close up of the image:


The copic markers used were: 

Skin: E11, 00, 000, 0000, R20
Hair: E33, 31, 35, 37
Other: R0000, 000, 85, 83, 81
W00, 1, 3, C3, 1, 0


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Crafty Gals Corner Challenge - #105 Use Patterned Paper
Creative Moments Challenge - #109 Anything Goes with Option Twist
Inspiration Destination Challenge - #119 Anything Goes
Double D Challenges - Anniversary Challenge (from Inspiration Board - flowers)
Creates and Makes Challenge - #7 Anything Goes
Get Creative Challenge - #54 Anything Goes
Crazy Challenge - #339 Three of a Kind
Glitter N Sparkle Challenge - #221 Anything Goes
Card Mania Challenge - #88 Layer It


Thanks for visiting and hope you visit again soon.




15 December 2016

V is for Varied


Hello and thanks for visiting

We have a fun new challenge at ABC Challenges and sadly our last challenge.

Theme - V is Varied (or Anything Goes)
Sponsor: Aurora Wings

I have used one of our sponsors images called Star Angel Sprite and coloured it in with Copic Markers.

Here is my card:


I have gone with non-traditional Christmas again because I loved the paper.

The sentiment is also from the paper.

Here is a close up of the image: 


I added some SU Dazzling Diamonds to the card with some Crystal Effects.

The Copic Markers used were: 

Stars: Y00, 15, 13, 11
Hair: E37, 35, 33, 31
Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11, R20
Wings/Clothes: C1, C0, BG0000, 10

Have a fabulous day.



08 December 2016

SG Anything Goes


Hello and welcome.

We have a fun new challenge over at Southern Girls and we would love you to join us.


Our theme: Anything Goes
Our sponsor: Lacy Sunshine


I have used a Lacy Sunshine image called Camille Victorian Christmas and coloured the image in with Copic Markers.

I love this sweet image so I have made a fairly simple layout.


Here is my card:



The paper is from my stash and I have used the sentiment from the paper also.

The cardstock used is SU Smokey Slate and Marina Mist and the image is printed on Xpress It Cardstock.

I have added some SU Dazzling Diamonds for sparkle on the hand mitten and trim of the dress, coat and hate.  Plus some more sparkle with rhinestones on the snowflakes.

Here is a close up of the image:



I used Liquid Pearls White Opal to create some more snow flake/drops near and over the image.

Not until you start to write down the markers used do you realise how many different colours were used:

Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11, R20
Hair: E31, 33, 30, 35, 37
Dress/Hat: B00, 0000, 1, 2, 000
W00, 0, 1, 3
Flowers: R30, 24, 22, 20
YG62, 61, 67, G20


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

A Snowflake Promise Challenge - #34 Anything Goes with Winter Theme
Holly Jolly Challenge - #86 A Christmas Card or Anything but a Card
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - #30 Anything Goes
Unicorn Challenge - #16 Add Some Glitter
Love to Scrap Challenge - #91 Winter Wonderland
Sparkle n Sprinkle Creative Monthly Challenge - Glitter, Embossing, Flocking
Daring Cardmarkers Monthly Challenge - Elemental (Silver, Snowflakes, Wreath - foliage/berries)
CCC Digi Creations Challenge - #62 Anything Goes


Have a wonderful day!