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Saturday, 25 April 2015

I Can Sing a Rainbow! - Sweet Stampin'

Morning Everyone!

 I will be speaking this song in my head all day now!  I was singing it while I was making the card!  Its our new challenge theme over at Sweet Stampin' this week:

"I Can Sing a Rainbow"

Our sponsor this week with Wild Orchid Crafts


You can find all the details on the main challenge blog.

So I dithered with this for a while, I didn't really know what to do!  But in the end I took the theme literally and coloured up a rainbow scene:




This is all coloured with copics.  The scene is from Make it Crafty called Rainbow Meadow.  I ran out of blue copics halfway through the sky so its not quite right!  I used some extra clouds to cover bits I wasn't happy with!!  The image is Tiddly Inks called Celebrate Joyfully Emma.  I rotated her so she was facing into the scene before I printed her off.  I am fairly pleased with it although its not perfect!  

I finished off with glamour dust and used Memory Box Clouds die set for extra dimension. 

Please pop on over to the main challenge blog for lots more gorgeous inspiration. I love them all!  

I would like to enter this card into the Tiddly Inks Design Team call.  Wish me luck!

Have a super day and I will see you soon.

Love and Hugs

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - Celebrate Joyfully Emma - Tiddly Inks; Rainbow Meadow - Make it Crafty;
Paper/Card - Papermania CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics:
Grass - YG67, YG17, YG03, YG01, G99;
Sky - B02, B01, B00, B000;
Clouds - C3, C2, C1, C0;
Rainbow - R39, R37, R35, R32, E18, E15, YR18, YR14, E15, Y17, Y15, Y11, YG67, YG17, YG03, YG01, 
V09, V06, V04, V01;
Emma - Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20;
Hair - E29, E25, E21;
Dress - V09, V06, V04, V01;
Shoes - C9, C7, C5, C3;
Dies/Punches - Memory Box Clouds Die Set;
Other - Glamour Dust
Saturday, 11 April 2015

Cards for Children - Sweet Stampin'

Good Morning Everyone

I hope you are all well. I have just had a week off work and have been so lucky with the weather!  Beautiful sunshine most of the week so really made the most by being out and about!  

We have a new challenge starting over at Sweet Stampin' today and this week the theme is:

"Cards for Children"

We are sponsored by All Dressed Up 


so I decided to use one of their sweet images:




I kept the card quite simple as I seem to be doing a lot at the moment, I quite like this style!  This sweet image is called Fairy Magic and she is coloured with copics.  I just used my Die-namics In and Out Diagonal Stitched Square die and Lil Inker Stitched Square.  The flowers are from Wild Orchid and I finished with a touch of glamour dust!

I think she is a sweet card for a young girl!  (or even a big girl in some cases!)

Please pop on over to the main challenge blog for more details and inspiration!

Have a great weekend and I will see you soon!

Love and Hugs

I would like to enter this card into the All Dressed Up Challenge 32 - Anything Goes.

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - Fairy Magic - All Dressed Up;
Paper/Card - Papermania CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20;
Hair - E29, E25, E21;
Clothes - V09, V06, V04, V01;
Butterflies - Y18, Y15, Y13, YR18;
Dies/Punches - Die-Namics - In & Out Diagonal Stitched Square; Lil Inker Stitched Squares;
Other - Glamour Dust; Wild Orchid Flowers

Saturday, 28 March 2015

Easter - Sweet Stampin'!

Good Morning!

I am so happy the clocks go forward today!  The promise of long sunny days ahead, can't wait!  And we are feeling all Spring-like over at over at Sweet Stampin' today as our new challenge is

"Easter"

So a nice easy one!  Here is my card:




I saw some cute little Easter images over at Digi Stamp Boutique which I decided to use on my card.  This one is from the Cute Chicklets Easter Collection!  I coloured with copics and added some glamour dust on the eggs.  The sentiment came with the image.  I teamed up with some papers from First Edition called Spring Drop.  They matched perfectly!  

Please pop on over to the main challenge blog for some fabulous inspiration from the Design Team!  We are sponsored by Funky Kits this week 


and the winner will receive 2 digi images.  Full details on the main blog!

OK, that's it from me for today.  Have a fabulous weekend.

Love and Hugs

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - Cute Chicklets Easter Collection - Digi Stamp Boutique;
Paper/Card - Spring Drop First Edition; Papermania CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics:
Chick - Y18 Y17, Y15, Y13, Y11;
Eggs - R39, R85, R83, R81, V06, V04, V01;
Grass - YG67, YG17, YG03;
Dies/Punches - Lil Inker Stitched Squares; Tonic Smaller Butterfly punch;
Other - Glamour Dust; Pearls; Ribbon


Thursday, 26 March 2015

Anything Goes - Sugar Bowl

Good Morning Everyone

I hope you are all well!  I am here today with my card for the new challenge over at the Sugar Bowl. 

The theme is "Anything Goes" but you MUST use a Sugar Nellie image, available from Funky Kits.

The Home of Sugar Nellie

Here is my card:




I have use one of the gorgeous Vintage Adorables and she is called Suzie.  She is coloured with copics and papers are called Spring Drop from First Edition.  I just added some flowers and not much else really!

I hope you like her!  Please pop on over to the main challenge blog for some more gorgeous inspiration from the Design Team!  

That's all from me today, see you soon!

Love and Hugs

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - Vintage Adorable Suzie - Sugar Nellie from Funky Kits;
Paper/Card - Spring Drop - First Edition; Bazzill CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20
Hair - E21, E25, E29
Clothes/Ribbon - YG67, YG17, YG03, Y13, Y11
Dies/Punches - Lil Inker Stitched Circles;
Other - Selection from flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts; Pearls
Saturday, 14 March 2015

Cake! - Sweet Stampin'

Morning Everyone!

We have a brand new challenge over at Sweet Stampin' today and the challenge this week is:

"Cake!"

Yummy!! Here is my card:




The image is of course La La Land Birthday Marci and the sentiment came with it.  I coloured her with copics, I don't normally use yellow but I fancied some bright fresh colours today!  I used dies from Lil'Inker - Stitched Squares and Stitched Balloons and I just added some bakers twine to the balloons.  I quite like how this one turned out!  

Our Sponsor this week is Stix2



Full details are over on the main challenge blog and check out all the rest of the yummy goodness!  

Have a super weekend and I will see you soon!

Love and Hugs

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - Birthday Marci - La La Land;
Paper/Card - Papermania CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics - 
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20;
Hair - E21, E25, E29;
Clothes - E18, E15, Y17, Y15, Y13, R39, R85, R83, R81;
Cake - E50, E51, E53, E55, E57, E59;
Dies/Punches - Lil Inker Stitched Squares and Stitched Balloons;
Other - Glamour Dust;  Bakers Twine
Monday, 2 March 2015

Distress Ink Card!

Hi Everyone!

I am just popping in quickly.  I went along to a distress ink colouring class yesterday with the super talented Tracy Payne - Crafteezee.  It was a great day.  We did some colouring in the morning and made up a card in the afternoon.  I really want to try and get into distress ink colouring so this was a lot of fun!  

I finished off the card today and here it is:



This is only the second time I have properly tried colouring with distress inks, so a lot of work to do but I wasn't too upset with my attempt!!  

Just to say thank you to Tracy (and her family!) for the great day yesterday and if you are thinking of doing any classes then keep an eye on Tracy's blog for future ones!  

I would like to enter this into the Noor Design Sketch Challenge this month.

That's it from me.  
Love and Hugs
Saturday, 28 February 2015

All Or Nothing at Sweet Stampin'

Good Morning Everyone!

I hope you are all ok.  I am here today for my card for the new challenge over at Sweet Stampin'.  This week the challenge is:

"All or Nothing" (one layer or lots)

I have decided to go for one layer!  Here is my card:


 


I have used a fabulous image from Simply B Stamps called Kick Up Your Heels Corrine.  The sentiment came with it.  I coloured with copics and just added some pearls and a touch of glamour dust.  The square die is from Lil Inker Designs, stitched squares.  

Please pop on over to the main challenge blog for all the gorgeous inspiration this week.  Our sponsor this week is Live and Love Crafts, full details on the main blog!

Have a great day and weekend!
Love and Hugs 

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - Kick Up Your Heels Corinne - Simply B Stamps;
Paper/Card - White CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics 
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20;
Hair - V01, V04, V06, V09;
Feather - C9, C7, C5, C3
Dies/Punches - Lil Inker Stitched Squares;
Other - Pearls, Glamour Dust
Thursday, 26 February 2015

Anything Goes - The Sugar Bowl!

Good Morning Everyone!

Its been a while!  I hope you are all ok!  I have a nice long crafty weekend coming up so I am eager to get today over with!  

We have new challenge today over at the Sugar Bowl, where has the last month gone!  The challenge is 

"Anything Goes"

BUT you must use a Sugar Nellie image, all available from Funky Kits.

Here is my card:




I have used another one of the gorgeous Fairy Glen images, which I think are some of my favourites!  This one is called No Shell Like Home which is available in digi.  

I coloured her with copics and matched her up with some papers from First Edition called Rose Garden.  I just added a little strip of ribbon and some pearls.  Oh and of course some glamour dust!

I hope you can join in this month, please pop on over to the main challenge blog for all the details and all the gorgeous inspiration, the team are so talented!  

Have a fab day!

Love and Hugs

Card Ingredients
Stamp/Image - No Shell Like Home - Sugar Nellie;
Paper/Card - First Edition - Rose Garden; Bazzill CS;
Colouring Mediums - Copics:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20;
Hair - E18, E15, YR23, Y21;
Clothes - R39, R85, R83, R81;
Snails - G99, YG67, YG63, E44, E43, E42;
Dies/Punches - Lil Inker Stitched Squares;
Other - Glamour Dust; Pearls