Monday, 31 December 2012

Thank you Willow Owl

My last card for today..............


To make this card I used:
8 x8 white card blank
Black card
Lilac floral card
Light yellow card
Lilac card
Willow Designs digi -Walter Owl
Digi coloured with Promarkers
Black gems
Purple flowers
Lace
Thank You sentiment

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

4 Crafty Chicks---Colour combo

Little miss muffet---Anything goes

Willow sketchie---Anything goes

Creative moments---Anything goes/Emboss it

Pink Gem---Lavender & Lace

Cheers guysxx

Tatty Ted--A pink affair

Me again lol.............

This card has three of my favourite things on,pink,Tatty ted and glittery butterflies.


To make this card I used the following:
Pink card
8 x 8 scalloped card blank
Tatty Ted decoupage from Cd
2 glittery butterflies- do crafts i think lol
Sentiment banner
Border peel offs
Ribbon bow
40 cut on cricut

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


Natalie & Amy---Your favourite things

Glitter n Sparkle-----Favourite colour

Thanks everyone xxx

Happy New Year Card

My second card for today is a Happy New Year card. I have made this to send to my friend in Finland as I never got around to sending her a Christmas card :-(.

The image on this card was a freebie from Papercreator,its such a lovely set and all I have done is to add a few peel offs as I felt it was nice as it was,apart from glittering the fizz coming out of the bottle which the camera hasnt caught sorry about that.


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

Paperplaychallenge---Out with the old in with the new

The Squrriel & Fox----Party Time

Winter wonderland---New beginnings

Just Us Girls--New Year with Sparkle

Thanks for looking guys xx

An elephant's Christmas

Hi All,

Before I get going on my cards which I have managed to make quite a few of yesterday and today cant show you 3 of them as they are DT cards but they will be put up soon. I would like to wish you all a very happy and healthy new year.

My first card is a Christmas card,yes a Christmas card,cant believe I am still keeping up with them lol.


I have done this card on a 6 x 6 which is a bit small for me lol but I was pleased with how this turned out.This card was done following the sketch set on Sketch Saturday.

To make this card I used the following items:
Pink and Turquoise pearl pattern papers
Pink and Turquoise card
Border peel offs
Peel off sentiment
Silver poinsettia from Anne Marie designs
Pearls
Wild Rose Studio stamp-Starry Night
Stamp coloured with Promarkers
6 x 6 kraft card
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Unique crafters---Christmas Challenge

Cute card Thursday--Anything goes

ABC christmas---Z is for Zoo animal

Dreamvalley---Christmas

Songbirdchallenges---Christmas

SketchSaturday---Sketch

Creatailious---Pink and Turquoise

Thanks for taking the time to look at my cards. xx

Saturday, 29 December 2012

New Baby

This time around my card is a rather large affair, hopefully I have an envelope big enough to fit it which has just occured to me lol.

A new baby card, a different theme for me as I haven't had to make one for a few years now. My brother and his girlfriend are due to have a little girl within the next few weeks,thought she was going to arrive on Boxing day but no she didnt want to put in an appearance,so I thought I would get sorted as I dont think its going to be long lol.


To make this card I used the following :
Hot off the press template
Lili of Valley image
Ribbon Bow
Pink card
Pink pearls
Footprints stamps- Stamp-it
Card candi
Nellies multi frame dies
Promarkers- use for stamp and coloured edges
3 different baby girl pattern papers
Button
Baby word

I made a stand for this to sit on but I decided to take the picture with the card on the easel.

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

Dutch dare---Celebration

lili of the valley---Something new

Bunnyzoe's craft---Celebration

I love promarkers---Anything but square

Thanks for lookin xx

The Penguin March

Evening...

My first card for today is a stamped card using Penguin stamps from Joanna Sheen,I have to admit that I have had these stamps a while and havent used them which isnt good. For that reason I am so happy to have found all of the challenges on line as it makes me to use things I haven't and gives me a reason to make a card lol.


I decided to stamp the penguins in a line,looks like they are either on a march or waiting for a cuddle lol.

To make this card I used :
Penguin Stamps - Joanna Sheen
Coloured pencils for the background
Penguins coloured with Promarkers
White ribbon
2 brads
Tag sentiment
Blue bow
Blue and white dotty paper- docrafts


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

Shoppin our stash---Winter not Christmas

Divas by design----Anything goes

Stampin for the weekend---Anything goes

Card crafters circle---Anything goes

Thanks for lookin guys xx

Friday, 28 December 2012

New Year Card

My last post for tonight lol.

 A New year card not one I make many of but I enjoyed making this one. I nearly glittered the snowman but I seem to be glittering everything so I managed to stop myself.


To make this card I used the following:

Blue card---used for layers
Bright orange glittered card
Orange Fringe
Orange card----used for layers
Silver corner peel offs
Number peel offs
Xcut Ticket dies
Poppystamps die bunting
Digi stamp- deariesdolls
Stamp coloured with Promarkers

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Glitter and Sparkle---Christmas/New year

Lovesrubberstamps--New year celebrations

Paperpretties---Happy new year inspired

Craftus crazy---Christmas/New year

Digital Tuesday---Layers

Thanks everyone xx

My first tag

This is the first tag that I have ever made and I really enjoyed doing it. 

I cut the tag out myself,im sure I have some tags somewhere but as normal I cant find it when I need it lol.

I inked the edges with a red ink pad,mat and layered it with pale gold pearlscent card and red Christmas card. The snowman image is  from a wonderful set called 'Tinsel Tots' decoupage which thankfully I love to do as some of the bits are fiddly to cut out but well worth the effort,these images always make me smile and i find myself going back to use them over and over again.


Other items I used:
Couple of buttons
Twine
Sentiment
Red ribbon

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

Twisted Tuesday---Tag and a smile

Penny's paper-craft challenges----Merry Christmas

Crafty boots---Lads Tags

C.R.A.F.T---Not a card

Cheers everyone xx


Winter Birthday

Evening....

My first card for today was made for a Winter Birthday. Both of my children have their birthday near Christmas and I found it impossible to buy special cards for them when they were little as Christmas had taken over everything. This is what got me really interested in cardmaking and the rest is a long story lol.


Another 8 x 8 card,I did try to do a 6 x 6 but I got stumped lol so I went back to my favourite lol.

To make this card I used the following:-
Black card
Light blue pattern paper-docrafts
Blue spotty paper from Bearlymine (free)
Silver card candi
Des'ire die
Felicity Fairy digi stamp
Digi coloured with promakers
Glamour dust glitter
Silver gems

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

Bearlymine-----Winter Birthdays

Daisydoodle-------Birthdays in December

Delightfulsketches-----Anything goes

Tuesdayalchemy---Anything goes

Thank you so much for looking at my blog xx

Thursday, 27 December 2012

Cracker Santa

My last card for today lol xxx


I called this post Cracker Santa due to the fact that the image was saved from a Christmas cracker,my family make fun of me as I look at everything before it goes in the bin to see if I can use it on a card lol. Today I saved loads of ribbon that was wrapped around my son's new pj's.

To make this card I used the following

Santa image from Christmas cracker
Star gems
Poinsettia paper
Merry Christmas peel offs
Corner punch
Green gems
Die'sire Lace border 7 die
Red ink - distressed the edges
Sketch set by Sketch Saturday
Kraft card

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges


Lej designs---Santas coming to town

Crafts 4 Eternity--Anything goes

Winterwonderland----Wish upon a star

2 sisters---Kraft card

Cardcrafterscircle---It's Christmas

Thanks everyone xx


Swing Boy

My second card of the day is using a totally fab download from 'The papercreator',this image was part of a set which were at a fab discount price when I brought them the other day.

 I had terrible trouble choosing which one to use but in the end I went with this one which is called 'Noah's tire swing'.



To make this card I used the following:-


Red card
Black and white criss cross paper - Docrafts
Black and white spotty paper-Docrafts
Red ribbon-Mei flower
Black gems
X-cut border punch
Image- Noah's tire swing
Black slider with word GLOW
Red gems

I decided to use the word Glow in the slider as I thought that the little boy in the image looked like he was glowing with his rosy cheeks lol.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Here come the boys---Anything goes

Fab n Funky----Add ribbon or lace

Artistic inspirations----Anything goes

Paper Creator---Black,white plus one

Paper pretties---Black,white plus one


Thanks for looking

xx

My Kenny K snowman

Evening All,

Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas Day and a restful Boxing Day.

Today I managed to make a few cards which was good.

My first card is done using a Kenny K image (which was free),I really enjoyed working with this digi and I must go and have a look around the site.


To make this card I used the following:-
Two different shades of blue card
Snowman pattern paper
Snowflake punch
Clear gems
Kenny K snowman digi
Spellbinders basic lattice die
2 snowflake charms
Merry Christmas sentiment
Image coloured with Promarkers

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Sweetstampin---Seeing double


Craftsandme---winter wonderland

Craftyribbons----Blue and green

Raise the bar----Let it snow

Natalie and Amy---Winter wishes


Thanks for taking the time to look everyone xxx

Friday, 21 December 2012

Gingerbread man run run as fast as you can

Evening All,

Well what can I say here is my first card for Christmas 2013.There are loads of challenges still on the Christmas theme so I am going to take the opportunity to do Christmas cards in the hope that I will be more organised for next Christmas...well I can live in hope.

The digi image on this card was a freebie from mo'sdigitalstamps.


To make this card I used the following items

Green card
Backing paper from Crafter Companions magazine which is covered in sweets lol
Die-namics corner die
Anja's oval die
Gingerbread man digi stamp
Sentiment
Red gems
Digi coloured with promarkers



I would to enter this card into the following challenges

Glitter n Sparkle---Bingo (gems,digi &die cut)

paperpretties---Create a Christmas creation

Die cuttin divas---More holiday spirit

Cute card Thursday-----Eat,drink and be merry

Thanks for lookin everyone xxx

Thursday, 20 December 2012

A House Mouse Christmas

Evening All,

My last post of the day lol

I made this card for my Mum to give to my sister for Christmas. Couldn't resists this image From House Mouse Cd from Joanna Sheen.


Another larger size card,thought this size is a good size to show more of the backing paper as normally most  it ends up being hidden up.

To make this card I used the following items

Decoupage sheets from Joanna Sheen House Mouse CD
Backing Paper from same CD
Die-namics corner die
Circle die
Nellies multi frame Flower die
Green snowflake ribbon
3 Holly buttons
Green and Red card
Computer generated sentiment
Circle sentiment from decoupage sheet

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Cardmakin mamas----Its the holidays

Cutie Pie---Cute Christmas

Clear it out---Happy Holiday

Joanna Sheen---With love at Christmas

Thanks everyone.xx

Christmas Gift bag

Still on the Christmas theme but a small gift bag instead of a card. Made this one for my friend so I could put in a small gift and some pennies as the present I ordered for her 8 days ago still hasnt arrived!!!!!!!!!!


I mat and layered red card and patterned paper onto the front of a small gift bag. The image is from Mulberry Wood which I have layered onto green card. To finish off I added a bow with flowers and pearls.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges

Delicious Doodles---Anything but a card

tuesdayalchemy----Anything but a card

Thanks everyonexx

Merry Christmas

Hi Everyone

Hope you are all well and happy and ready for the big day. Think I have finally finished all of the Christmas cards I needed to do but I am planning on starting on next years but whether I will be able to find them by next Christmas is another matter.

Here is my first card of the day


I made this card for my crafty friend,we meet up once a week and craft and chat a bit to much,these sessions have kept me sane over the years,especially when hubby is away for months on end.

A larger than normal card to for this time,but hey its Christmas lol

To make this card I used the following items
A3 pearl card
Red and Green card
2 different pattern papers---my hoarded supply!!!!!
Teddy Bo image --just love this image
3 Flowers
Merry Christmas ribbon
Green and Red glitter
Border punch
Die-namics Corner die
White pearls
Image coloured with Promarkers

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

paperpretties----Glitter

Cupcake craftroom---Christmas


Crafting for all seasons--Red,Green plus Glitter

Use it Tuesday---Christmas

Little Miss Muffet-----Oh its beginning to feel alot like Christmas

Thanks everyone xx

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Pink Christmas Trees

Evening everyone,

My card for today is a rather pink affair lol. I love making pink girly cards.


An easel card this time makes a change from 8x8 cards I have been doing lots of lately.

To make this card I used the following items
Pink Card
Black Card
Two pink Patterned papers -
Marrianes Christmas tree Die
Tilda stamp
Image coloured with Promarkers
Pink Glitter card
Sentiment and name (cut on Cricut)

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Craftyboots---Christmas

Wagsnwhiskers--anything goes

Winterwonderland---Oh Christmas Tree

Christmasatsweetstampin---Anything goes

Lovesrubberstamps---Merry Christmas

Thanks for looking
xx

Monday, 17 December 2012

Wat's up Rudolph????

Morning everyone,

Hope you all had a good weekend.Weekends always go to fast in this house lol.

My card for today is using a rather cute digi but I have to confess to not remembering were I got it from and I thought I was getting so good at labelling things but I guess not.


Yet another 8x8 card,I did attempt to do a smaller 6x6 card but I couldnt work it correctly so I went back to my usual 8x8.

To make this card I used the following items

Patterned paper -the goods ponisettia from American Crafts
Digi stamp
Digi stamp coloured with Promarkers
Glitter-fur on santa suit
Tag die cut-a new favourite of mine
Tree and Snowflake buttons
Red stars edged with glitter-cut on cricut
Bow
Red ribbon
Red ink has been used to distress all edges of paper and I roughed up the kraft card before inking

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

abcchristmaschallenge---your favourite die or punch

Onestopcraftchallenge---Distressing

Craftyribbons---Label/Tag

Fussyandfancy----Tags and Banners

Paperplaychallenges---You're a star

Sparklechristmaschallenge---Button or bow

Sweetstampin'challenge---Santa is coming to town

Thanks for lookin guys. Im off now to make more cards,my list keeps growing lol.

xx


Sunday, 16 December 2012

A White Christmas For You Sis

Hiya

My card for today is my second white on white Christmas card. I have to say I do like doing these but I get stumped everytime lol.


To make this card I used the following items
White glitter card
Tied together embossing folder
Loads of white pearls
2 white Poinsettia from Anna Marie Designs(which I have glittered)
Spellbinders die-sorry dont know which one
Die-namics corner die
Sentiments

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

Deepocean- So it is Christmas

Paperpretties---White on White

Delightful Sketches----Very Blingy

Crafts4eternity---Bling tastic

Papercraftingjourney---Christmas Project

Craftyann's-----Im dreaming of a White Christmas

Craftycalendarchallenge---White Christmas

Thanks for taking the time to look at my blog.xxx


Saturday, 15 December 2012

We 3 Snowmen.....

My last card for today....



To make this card I used the following
Sketch set on MojoMonday blog
Digi stamp by Meljen's Designs
Digi stamp coloured with Promarkers
Blue card
Pale blue snowflake paper
Paper doily
Sentiment
Silver border peel offs
Blue bow
Blue gems
Doodlebugs glitter-i have used this on the snowmen dont think pic shows it well

My Son wants to give this card to his Dad for Christmas :-) so thats another card done xxxxx

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges







Thanks everyone xxxxxxxxxxxx

Sweet 16

Hello again....

My second card for tonight is a card that my mum asked me to make for her. One of her grandaughters will be 16 soon and she asked me to make a card with a laptop and Ipod on it.

I found this wonderful Digi stamp on Mo's Digital Pencil.its called 'India' and it fitted the bill so well.


To make this card I used the following items
Salmon and Green Textured card
Floral patterned paper
India digi stamp
Gem template (free with a mag)
Pearls
Happy Birthday  & Grandaughter sentiment
Image coloured with Promarkers

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges







Cheers xx

Santa Croc

Evening All,

My first card for today is a card I really enjoyed doing mainly due to the fun image I used. Thought this image made an excellent Christmas card for a older boy which is something I struggle with a little. The image is from LEJ designs and it was free.


To make this card I used the following items
Red and Green card
Lovely pattern paper (which came in a scrapbook set)
Lovely green snowflake ribbon
Marriane's Tree die
Silver Gems
Happy Christmas Sentiment
Snowflake die
IMAGE from LEJ Designs

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges







Thanks for looking and commenting. Believe it or not I still havent finished my Christmas cards and I have promised myself that I will start on next years in January......

Friday, 14 December 2012

With Love

Evening All

Hope you are all well and happy.

My card for today I have called 'With Love' as this is what I felt the image was saying.


To do this card I followed a sketch that was set on Sketchsaturday and I added a few bits like you do lol

To make this card I used the following
Pink card
Pattern paper which is glittered and shiny
Lotv image - came free with a mag ages ago
Spellbinders Eyelet die---one of favourites
Pink and Silver circles cut on my Cricut
White and Pink Flowers
Silver and pink gems--lots and lots of 
Heart doily
Die-namics corner dies
Love charm
White brad
Twine
Image coloured with Promarkers

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








Thursday, 13 December 2012

Tis the season

Evening all,

My card for today is one that I have made for my brother and his two children,when I saw this image I could just see my brother and his two children doing this so I had to make this card for them.

A very simple card, i just mat and layered green card and pattern paper.

 I die cut a background for the decoupage image to sit on.

 I then layered that onto the green card to match and decorated with red gems.

 I added some lovely Christmas ribbon and I added a snowman button and a sentiment to finish the card off.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

http://www.divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/challenge-65-use-some-red.htm

http://www.totallygorjuss.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/challenge-161-oh-no-snow.html

http://www.artisticinspirationscrafts.blogspot.co.uk/

Thanks everyone xxxx


Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Snowdrops & Robin

Hi Everyone

I am late in posting this card as I did intend to post it this morning before I went into town to try and finish my Christmas shopping but other things got in the way and I ran out of time. And I still havent finished my Christmas shopping lol

Anyway onto the card

To make this card I used
Main image decoupage Robin with snowdrops
Cuttlebug snowflake die
Snowflake pattern paper
Blue card
Blue glitter gems
Doddlebug glitter
Sentiment
Blue pen to do faux stitching around blue edges

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges






Thanks for looking xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


Monday, 10 December 2012

Parcel Bear

My second card for today is a rather cute teddy card.

To make this card I used a design sheet from La Pashe which came on a cd with the current issue of Cardmaking with your PC. I used an 8 x 8 kraft card blank,mat and layered the image and backing paper onto silver and red cardstock. I also used border peel offs,sentiment and peel off word. I also glittered all of the snow with Doodlebug glitter.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/challenge-77-i-love-christmas.html

http://thesquirrelandthefox.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/challenge-32-summer-or-winter.html

http://creataliciouschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/challenge-40-winter.html

http://www.ready-teddy-gochallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/challenge-17-clean-simple.html

Thanks everyone xx

Robin my Christmas friend

Evening everyone,

Hope you are all well and happy. A massive thank you to everyone who takes the time to visit my blog and comment it means the world to me.

Here is my first card for today and I have to say that Robins are my favourite thing about winter,I love it when I spot a robin in the garden,havent spotted one this year so far.


The image on this card is so cute,it has been decoupage which I love to do. Got the image in some lovely blog candy I was lucky to win from kelly's cards,thanks kelly. I have added glitter around the edges of the snow.

The Christmas paper is from a set that came free from a magazine last year. I added a ribbon bow and attached a silver tree charm to the bow. Added sentiments to finish the card off.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

http://glitternsparklechallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/challenge-10.html

http://www.paperplaychallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/12-week-49-christmas-is-coming.html

http://www.onestopcraftchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/challenge-208-christmas-friends.html

http://www.jinglebellesrock.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/december-to-remember.html

Thanks everyone xx

Friday, 7 December 2012

White Christmas

Evening,

Hope everyone is well and warm.

For my first card today is the very first time I have ever done a white on white card,I know its not pure white but I have kept the silver to a minium. Think I might have to have another go as I enjoyed it. Believe it or not I still havent finished my Christmas cards think I am going around in circles,hopefully I will get there before too long.


To make this card I used the following
Marannie Tree die
Anja's  large oval die
Tied together embossing folder
White ribbon
White flowers
Clear gems
White and Silver card
White and Silver pattern paper
Sentiment

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges






Right I am off to try and work out what Christmas cards I have left to make lol
Thanks for looking
xxxx

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Forever Friends DT cards

Good morning everyone,

I am very excited to tell you that I have been very lucky to have been selected to join the DT at Forever friends challenge blog. I cant believe I actually put myself forward let alone getting picked. Im not new to cardmaking but I am very new to blogging.

The new challenge for this month went live this morning,why not pop over and have a look at the wonderful cards made by the other DT members and also see the wonderful prizes that are on offer.

http://www.foreverfriendschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/

Here are the two cards I made for this months challenge


This card I used an image from the Christmas section on a Forever Friends cd that I have,a very sweet image which has been printed onto photo paper and layered up.
Other items used:-
Fiskars notebook punch
Die-namics corner die set
Spellbinders Basic Lattice die
Joys craft mini rose die
Red,white and dotty cardstock
Red and white pearls
Silver corner peel offs

This is my second card


I used a wonderful image from Meljens designs(you must take a look at the website),I love digi stamps as you can print them out to what size you wish,this one I have printed out fairly big.

Other items used
Coloured with Promarkers
Crushed white velvet (on branches & hat trim)
Pale blue cardstock
Shiny blue Merry Christmas paper
White pearls
Cuttlebug snowflake die
Sentiment

I would like to enter into the following challenges







Thanks for taking the time to look and comment it really means alot to me. I cant wait to see everyones entries to the Forever Friends challenge and looking at your blogs.xxxx