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Saturday, 4 August 2012

Scrapper's Delight Paper

Hello back way back in the beginning of July Janis from Scrappers Delight asked me to be a Guest for her blog and products for August. How nice was that she had seen a crd I did with Draco the dragon and liked it. Well she sent me a fab image part of a set called Pixie's Corner Digi set to play with. You can find it here they are such good value and if you havent had a peep I would definitely say go look.
They have a sketch challenge running for the next 2 weeks so still plenty of time and you dont have to use her image but if you do you can enter twice and we would love to see you using a image.
So onto my card using one of the images and the above sketch.
Close up
i have used my promarkers to colour the image and added some glitter to the wings. Used a spellbinder die for the image mount. A MemoryBox die for the corner, M.S. Punch for the strip behind a sparkly ribbon from  the papermill. Sentiment is a freebie from a mag. Flower and button from Stash and DP is from a neglected pad I have had forever. i stitched the layers of card and DP paper together only a second outing for my little sewing machine.. Well that my card hope you like and please checkout the challenge blog HERE
Pop back on the 12th as we have another challenge a colour combo for you.
I would like to enter this into

Friday, 3 August 2012

Crafty Catz are in the PINK

Good evening another successful day in London and congrats to all the medal winners. Andy Murry is doing well fingers crossed for him.
Well weekend is here and Friday starts another challenge at CRAFTY CATZ and it is another of our Newbies Sassy to set the challenge and all that know her wont be surprised that it is a colour theme and it is 
so lets see lots of Pink on your cards.
Our sponsor this week is the great diecut company 
who are giving our winner 3 die cut packs of there choice.
Now onto my card I have used a Sugar Nellie stamp that I recently received from a friend. Oh this is such a cutie and couldnt wait to get her inked up.
Front of Easel card
 The inside
I have used my distressed ink to colour the card and also shade the Cherry lynn diecut. Lace and Ribbon from a local shop, Flower from OysterCrafts. Oval cut with my Xcut oval dies. Anna Griffin pink paper. Beautiful pins from Sassy which I have kept for a special card. sentiment on the from is from a freebie mag from Wee stamps. Image coloured with Promarkers and glitter on the wings. Pearls from Mia Flower Crafts
Well hope you like my card and can find some time to join us this week.
i would like to enter this into the following challenges
Clearly istamp - things with wings
Stamp man - anything goes
Paperplay - layer it up
The Emeral Fairies - Flourishes & swirls

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Sketchie Time at CRAFT

Good evening nearly weekend and weather doesn't seem to be picking up here. Well we have had another fab day at the Olympics. As t is Thursday that means another challenge at CRAFT and we have a brilliant challenge for you. A sketch designed by Kevin.
Our sponsor for this challenge are
pop over to the challenge blog for details of prizes and the teams amazing creations.
Now onto my card for your inspiration I have used an image from The Crafty pad Designs which we where given to play with.

Ingredients: DP Dovecraft? been in stash more than a year, Gems, Satin Ribbon Miaflower Crafts, Xcut oval diecut, Red Papermania Christmas Sticker, Red Mirri Card, Image coloured with Promarkers Holly and Harvey Mice with Mistletoe' by The Crafty Pad Stamp Designs
Well it is now over to you we would love to see what you do with the sketch. You can flip it and resize but we must be able to see the original sketch. 
I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Joanna sheen - animal Crackers
Digi Doodles Shop Best - Ribbon & Bows
Clear it out - Christmas in July
Ribbon carousel - Christmas in july
lexi's Creations - Christmas in july
Cutie pie Challenge - christmas in july

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

In The Garden with Creative Inspiration

Hello and welcome didnt we do well today at the olympic and may this just be the start of the medals. Well done to all. Now who doubted that Bradley wouldnt win gold.
Ok it is Wednesday again and that means another fab challenge at CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS. This week our challenge is IN THE GARDEN now wouldnt we all like to be there if the sun would come out yes it is raining here in Manchester although it is warm and I did think about doing some washing.
Our sponsor for this challenge is
pop over to the challenge blog and checkout the prize along with a discount code for all that enter.
For my card I used this fab Hydrangea stamp which I also have a sticker to match but tried my hand at colouring with my promarkers. Picture isnt brilliant but I placed the sticker next to it and I must say was fairly pleased with it. I am not the best person to colour flowers. Dp is dovecraft and some other I have had for ages. This is a 8x8inch card which was commissioned by a neighbour for his ex wife. How nice is that. Use a M.S. punch for the butterfly. The Happy Birthday is from a old SeeD set i have. Memory box diecut in top corner and the oval was cut with a Xcut die. Some ribbon and a few pearls coloured to match to finish. I have done the inside to match.
close up of the stamp
well that my card hope you like and we would love you to come and join us. Dont forget to pop over and checkout the rest of the fab teams creations.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges
divas by design - flowers
Stars & Stamps - no glitter
Perfect Sentiment - anything goes
Bearly mine - anything goes
Cupcake crafts - great out doors