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Friday, 31 October 2014

Halloween Inspiration for The Papernest Dolls

Good Morning All and Happy Halloween!

I don't really do Halloween so we don't have Halloween stuff decorating the house, I know I am boring!  I do like making Halloween cards though and today I am sharing one I made for The Papernest Dolls.  Here it is:




I have used Little Witch Ellie who is just too cute really don't you think!!  I coloured her with copics.  The papers are from Echo Park - Mischievous pack.  I love the little pumpkin charms!  These are from the Hobby House.  I hope you like her!

You can pop on over to the inspiration blog for some more gorgeous projects!  

Have a great Halloween and I will see you soon! 
Love and Hugs

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - Little Witch Ellie - The Papernest Dolls;
Paper/Card - Echo Park Mischievous; Bazzill CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20;
Hair - E30, YR31, E33, E35, E57;
Clothes - YR02, YR04, YR07, YR09, E18, C5, C7, C9, C10;
Broom - E29, E25, E21;
Dies/Punches - Magnolia Doo Hickey - Lovely Fence; Memory Box Park Lower Alphabet Set;
Other - Glamour Dust; Pearls; Charms from the Hobby House
Thursday, 30 October 2014

Winter Theme at Moving Along With the Times

Hi Everyone

I hope all is well with you, this week has just flown by!  Christmas will be here before we now it!

I am here today to share a card for our new challenge over at Moving Along With The Times.  The theme this week is:

"Winter Themed"

I wanted to colour up one of my La La Land images as I am loving everything from the land of La La at the moment!!  Here is my card:




Close Up

She is called Snowflake Garland Marci and she is coloured with copics.  All the dies are La La Land including Christmas Hill Border, Heart Snowflakes and Stitched Elements.  The papers are from LOTV Snow Princess - Nitwit Collection.  I love these colours for winter themed cards, all in all a fun card to make!

I hope you can join us this week.  Please pop on over to the main challenge blog for all the details! 

Have a great day and I will see you soon.

Love and Hugs

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - Snowflake Garland Marci - La La Land;
Paper/Card - LOTV - Snow Princess - Nitwit Collection; Bazzill CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20;
Hair - E18, E08, YR18, YR14;
Clothes - V09, V06, V04, V01;
Shoes - W7, W5, W3;
Dies/Punches - La La Land Christmas Hill Border; La La Land Heart Snowflakes; La La Land Stitched Elements;
Other - Pearls, Glamour Dust, Sentiment - LOTV Christmas Wishes Set 75
Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Digi Queen's Inspiration - Polkadoodles

Good Morning Everyone!

I hope your weekend went well.  I can't believe how quickly Christmas is creeping up on us. I was starting to think about Christmas presents over the weekend!  

This morning I am here with my card for the Digi Queen's over at Polkadoodles.  We have a Christmas theme this week.  I was so pleased as I love the Festive Hollybobs!  Here is my card:




Close Up

I have used "Hollybobs Mistletoe" which you can get here

Hollybobs Mistletoe digistamp

He is gorgeous!  I teamed him up with some of the papers from the Full Festive Hollybobs Collection which is also available for instant download.  You will love all the gorgeous papers that go with this range.  He is coloured with copics and I have just finished off with my new La La Land dies - Christmas Hill Border and Snowflake Banner.  Just some glamour dust and pearls to finish off.

Please pop on over to the main blog as you will see more gorgeous inspiration.   Also don't forget the Polka Doodles Dandies page on Facebook!  

Have a great day!

Love and Hugs

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - Hollybobs Mistletoe - Polkadoodles;
Paper/Card - Festive Hollybobs - Polkadoodles; Bazzill CS; Glitter CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20;
Hair - E29, E25, E21;
Clothes - B99, B97, B95, B93, R59, R46, R29, R21, W2-W9;
Dies/Punches - La La Land Christmas Hill Border;  La La Land Snowflake Banner;
Other - Glamour Dust; Pearls

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Birthday Blog Hop - Papernest Dolls!



Hi Everyone!

Its blog hop time over at the Papernest Dolls to celebrate our fabulous leader's birthday!!

“Happy-Happy Birthday Christine Paperdolls!!!” 



This is a special design team hop in recognition of her birthday so please join us and wish her Happy Birthday as you hop along and see all the amazing design team inspiration.  Of course you can’t have a birthday without presents , right?!! Each design team member will be giving away the rubber stamp of the image they chose to use.  Now, for the DTs who created more than one card,  they will choose one of the 2 stamps to give away.  Also, two lucky hopper will be getting one of these amazing prize packs and winners will be announced on 3 November! 

Carta Bella 12 x 12 Kit

Carta Bella 12 x 12 Homemade with Love Kit


 There are over 13 prizes up for grabs along the way.  To be eligible you must leave a comment on every blog and for the main prize you must also follow the Paper Nest Dolls blog!  You should have arrived here from the fabulous Lene, if you are lost please head back to the main blog to start!  I am the last on the hop so you need to head back to the main blog after here! 






Close up


My card is not using one of the new images but you can see all of these on the main blog.  I have used Raking Leaves Avery.  I have kept it quite simple (not sure about the flower and swirls but it was too late to take them off!) She is coloured with copics.

To top it off in celebration of this glorious day all stamps are 25% off from the October 19-20th these 2 days ONLY! But, commenting will be left open until October 24th so that gives everyone time to hop and comment.

Have fun!

Thursday, 16 October 2014

White Only Christmas at MAWTT

Hi Everyone!

I am here this morning with my card for the new challenge over at Moving Along With The Times.  Our hostess this week is Wendy and she has challenged us to:

"White Only Christmas"

I really have trouble doing "white" cards!  I always want to add a little colour somewhere so I did struggle with this one a bit!  Anyway here is my card:




I have terrible problems taking photos of white cards so these aren't great, and the card is much whiter in real life!  I just out a piece of bazzill texture cardstock with my Lil Inker Stitched Square Die.  I then used my new La La Land dies with sparkle card stock.  The dies are Christmas Hill Border and Snowflake Banner (you will be seeing these a lot of the next few weeks!!) 

I then just added some pearls and the sentiment is from LOTV Christmas Set 75  

Please pop on over to the main challenge blog and take a look at the other gorgeous cards.  I hope you can join us this week!

Have a great day!  I have got half day's leave today and meeting mum for lunch! 

Love and Hugs

Card Ingredients
Paper/Card - White Bazzill CS; Glitter CS;
Dies/Punches - Lil Inker Stitched Square; La La Land Christmas Hill Border; 
La La Land Snowflake Banner;
Other - Pearls;  Sentiment - LOTV 
Saturday, 11 October 2014

Punk Emma - The Papernest Dolls

Hi Everyone!

The weekend at last!  I am starting off the weekend by sharing with you my make for The Papernest Dolls.  Today I am using the super cool "Punk Emma"

Here she is:




Close up

Isn't she fab!  I went with my favourite colours.  She is coloured with copics and I have added some glitter for sparkle.  Even a punk has to have sparkle right?!  I love doing different colour hair so this was fun to colour!  

Pop on over to the inspiration blog for much  more great stuff and check out the shop for more fab images!

Have a great weekend everyone!! 

Love and Hugs

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - Punk Emma - The Papernest Dolls;  Sentiment - Bazzill Basics Rub On;
Paper/Card - from stash (sorry can't remember from where);  Bazzill CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20;
Hair - V09, V06, V04, V01;
Clothes/Shoes/Bows - V01, V04, V06, V09, C1, C2, C4, C6, C8, C10;
Dies/Punches - Lil Ink Stitched Rectangles; La La Land Hear Banner;
Other - Mulberry Flowers (from the Hobby House); Pearls, Glamour Dust;
Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Digi Queens Inspiration - Polkadoodles

Good Morning Everyone!

I hope you have had a good start to the week.  I am here today with my inspiration post for the Digi Queens at Polkadoodles.


Today I am sharing a card using the gorgeous Luna




Close Up


I coloured her up a few weeks ago for a hair colour competition at Kit and Clowder.  She is coloured with copics and I decided to keep the card simple again.  I just layered with bazzill card stock and added some flowers from my stash.  The sentiment is also from Polkadoodles from the Dollie Daydream Goes East collection.

That's it from me today.  See you soon and have a lovely week!

Love and Hugs

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - Luna - Polkadoodles Digi;  
Sentiment - Dollie Daydream Goes East collection - Polkadoodles;
Paper/Card - Bazzill CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20;
Hair - YG03, YG63, YG67, G99;
Clothes - RV91, RV93, RV95, RV99;
Dies/Punches - Lil Inker Stitched Squares;
Other - Flowers from stash

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Hedgehogs at Moving Along With The Times!

Hi Everyone!

I am late this week with my card for Moving Along With The Times!  I just got confused with my days!!  Our gorgeous Janice is the hostess and her theme is:

"Hedgehogs"

When I stopped panicking I realised there are lots of gorgeous Hedgehog images around and I found an old Penny Black image that I have had for AGES!  Here is my card:




The image is called Hedgehog Bouquet and I decided to keep it simple. I really love this style and I will be doing some more simple style going forward. What do you think? 

I just layered onto Bazzill CS.  I coloured the image with copics and added some glamour dust and little flower gems.  The little butterflies are from my Tonic punch and the sentiment is Whimsy Stamps - Friendship Ticket Sentiments.

Well that's all from me!  Pop on over to the main challenge blog more some more cute little hedgehogs!!  

Have a nice evening and I will see you soon.

Love and Hugs

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - Hedgehog Bouquet - Penny Black;  
Sentiment - Whimsy Stamps - Friendship Ticket Sentiments;
Paper/Card - Bazzill CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics:
Hedgehog - E50, E51, E53, E55, W3, W5, W7, R20;
Flowers - V09, V06, V04, V01, R39, R85, R83, R81, YG13, YG67;
Dies/Punches - Lil Inker Stitched Squares; Tonic - Small Butterfly Punch;
Other - Glamour Dust; Flower Gems;