Monday, 24 September 2018

Wedding Penguins

 

Hello,
Today i have a card to share that features one of the Whimsy Penguin images.
This is the wedding couple, aren't they sweet?
I coloured the image with promarkers and die cut into a circle.
The papers are nitwit collections Mr and Mrs, matted on white.
I added lace, ribbon, flowers and a sentiment. There is also some glitter on Mrs Penguins veil and bouquet.

Centre line: {Glitter, flowers, animal}

Christmas with the Cuties: For a child

 

Hello,
It's time for a new challenge over at Christmas with the Cuties and the theme this month is for a child.
I used pink gems Ollie owl for my card, coloured with spectrum noirs. 
The papers are from a new paper pad, double matted on white and red.
I kept it simple adding just a sentiment.

We look forward to seeing your Christmas creations!

Sunday, 23 September 2018

Gardening Gruffies

 
Hello!
Today I have a fancy fold card to share featuring the gruffies.
I recently won a stamp from one of the house mouse DT ladies and I couldn't wait to use it after I got back from my holiday, so I used it on the front of my card.
I can't remember what this fold is called though, but I have seen them in pinterest. I used pebbles garden paper pad, one of my favourites.
The images are coloured with Promarkers.



 
This is how it looks inside.
I used another gruffle image and added a sentiment too. There are also seed packets I cut out from the paper pad on the panel to add to the gardening theme. This style of card also gets you to use up your scraps or leftover sheets with the different size panels. 

I'd like to enter this into:

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Catch the Bug

 

Hello,
This weeks challenge over at Catch the bug is photo inspiration.
I was inspired by the colours rather than the pic itself so I created this fun card using Stella and Gus.
I coloured the image with spectrum noirs and matched it with nitwit collections country roads papers, matted on white.
I added the matching sentiment and some ribbon to finish.   
 Challenges:




Friday, 21 September 2018

Dressmaking Etty

 

Hello,
Today I thought I'd share a card featuring Etty, who is part of the Winston range at Polka Doodles.
I love the Winston range as it features plenty of images that fit card for grandparents as well as everyone.
I love sewing Etty and coloured her with Promarkers.
I matched her with nitwit collections dress Shoppe papers.
I added lace and a sentiment to finish. 

Challenges:

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Penny's paper craft challenge

 
Hello,
It's time for a new challenge over at penny's and this weeks challenge is anything goes.
We are sponsored by Oddball art and starz stamps.
For my card I used lexi from Oddball. I coloured her using Promarkers.
The papers are from a Works paper pad, matted on white. I added LOTV sentiments and ribbon to embellish. 

Challenges:

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Bingo Board at Catch the Bug!

 

Hello!
I'm back after my holiday to share a card got the new Catch the bug challenge which this week is a bingo board.
I used the bottom line, sentiment, sparkle and bugaboo image.
I love fairytales so this Cinderella inspired image definitely stood out to me. I matched it with papers from The Works, matted on pearl card. I coloured the image with Promarkers and added some ribbon and a large bow to finish.
The sparkle comes in on the shoe which I glittered with stickles. 

Challenges:

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

The Paper Shelter: Embossing

 

Hello,
This weeks challenge over at The Paper Shelter is embossing.
For my card I used the image lovely umbrella, coloured with Promarkers.
I used blissful peach papers and embossed the large panel behind the image. 
I embellished with ribbon, lace, pearls, pins and a pearl centre for my bow. I finished with a sentiment. 

Challenges:

Saturday, 8 September 2018

New challenge over at Catch The Bug!

 

Hello,
It's time for a new challenge over at Catch the Bug and this weeks theme is make us smile. Bugaboo has many fun images so this is an easy one.
For my card I used the image Stella ruin mood found here, coloured with spectrum noirs.
I created a fold back card using first edition celebration papers, matted on turquoise pearl card. I added ribbon and a double bow to embellish. The sentiment that goes with this one is cheeky but definitely makes you smile!

Come and join us over at Catch the Bug!

Friday, 7 September 2018

Guest Designer and Freebie Friday over at Bugaboo!

 
Hello!
I received some exciting news last weekend when I found out I had been chosen as September's guest designer over at Bugaboo! 
I was so excited as I've become I really big fan of the images over the last year.
This weeks freebie Friday features this sweet Gus and Stella image with a fun sentiment. 
Gus and Stella are some of my favourite characters as I love their cheeky sentiments!
I kept the colours to red, black, grey and white. The papers came from Nitwit collections ladies and gentlemen collection, matted on black. I added some ribbon to embellish.
You can find out how to get your Friday freebie over at the Catch the Bug blog.

I'll be back tomorrow with my Saturday challenge card.

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Penny's Paper crafty challenge: anything goes

 

Hello,
Its time for a new challenge over at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge and as always its anything goes.
We are sponsored by Imagine that and Cute as a Button.
I used a digi from Cute as a Button called Breakfast fro Mum and Dad,
 coloured with spectrum noirs and promarkers.
The papers came from The Works, matted on white.
I added a sentiment to finish.

Monday, 3 September 2018

Hedgehog Easle

  

Hello,
Today's card is a bit different for me as its a twisted easel inside a card. 
I used my favourite hedgehog images to create this card, coloured with Promarkers and spectrum noirs.
I used papers from The Works, matted on black.
I added polka doodles sentiments and pearls to embellish. Below is the easel that's inside.

Challenges:










Sunday, 2 September 2018

Simply Magnolia: Butterflies

 
Hello,
It is time for a new challenge over at Simply Magnolia and this months challenge theme is butterflies!
Butterflies are one of my favourite things, I collect anything with them on so for me I knew exactly what I was going to use for this card.
I used the prima marketing's lavender range, matted on lilac and white and added mat thing flowers and vellum butterfly.
I used this sweet Tilda image which is only a headshot really but I love her thoughtful expression. I die cut my image into a circle and used the tattered lace doily dies to create a mat.
I added lace, pins and pearls as well as a sentiment.

Friday, 31 August 2018

House Mouse Tea Twisted Easle

 


Hello,
Back for a third time today with my House Mouse card.
This is one of my most used images. I think its so popular as it goes fro different occasions. I coloured it with spectrum noirs and die cut into ovals.
I used papers from The Works, matted on white. I added lace, ribbon and a bow along with a teacup charm. I finished with a stamping bella sentiment.



Challenges:

Christmas with the cuties: Snowmen


Hello,
This months challenge at Christmas with the Cuties is Snowmen.
We are sponsored by Bugaboo this month and i used one of their images, Snowy friends.
I coloured it with promarkers and die cut into an oval.
I used wild rose studios papers, matted on silver. I added some ribbon and an LOTV sentiment.

Football Girl


Hello,
Today i have a sporty card to share featuring this sweet image of a little girl playing football from Polka doodles. 
My best friend plays a lot of football so this image would be perfect for her.
I coloured her using a mix of promarkers and spectrums.
So it wasnt overly girly i chose the Authentique papers from Nitwit collections, { one of my favorite collections} matted on navy.
I added navy ribbon, pearls and a sentiment from the Little dudes range from Polka doodles.


Challenges:

Dog with Presents

 


Hello,
Today i have a card to share featuring a Bugaboo image.
I was lucky enough to win the Catch the Bug challenge a few weeks back and get some new images!
This was one of them. It comes in a pack of three. 
I coloured my image with spectrum noirs.
The papers came from Polka doodles Winston range. I amtted on blue and white and added a sentiment to finish.

Challenges:

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Horace

 

Hello,
My card today features items from the Horace and Boo collection.
I created a 7x7 card with an circle shaped window.
On the inside I used one of the scenes from the collection.
On the front I used the green gingham paper, pre coloured Horace and die cut my own flowers using papers from the collection.
I finished with a sentiment.

Challenges:

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge: anything goes

 
Hello,
It's time for a new challenge over at penny's and this weeks theme is anything goes.
We are sponsored by Dr Digi and Patties Creations. For my card I used a patties image.
I created a Christmas card using the polar bear snowglobe image, coloured with Promarkers.
I used some new Christmas papers, matted on frosty blue mirror card.
I added green gems, ribbon and a sentiment to finish.

The Paper Shelter: Back to school

 

Hello,
The new challenge at The Paper Shelter this week is back to school. It's that time again, next week children will be heading back to school.
I made my step card using papers from a 12x12 kids themed pad, matted on blue and white.
I used the image urban and modern boy coloured with Promarkers.
I added stars, buttons and a sentiment to finish.

Thursday, 23 August 2018

Stella and Coffee

 
Hello,
Today I have a card to share featuring an image from Bugaboo. The Stella images come with fun sentiments so always make a funny card.
I coloured this image with Promarkers and used papers from my girl squad paper pad, matted on black.
I added pearls, ribbon and the sentiment to finish. 

Challenges:

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge: anything goes

 
Hello,
Today I'm sharing my first card as a DT member over at penny's paper crafty challenge.
As ever our challenge is anything goes.
For my card I used this sweet in age from one of our sponsors, where's summer? This image is pre coloured.
I matched it with some studio light papers. I kept it simple, adding a charm to the top, a sentiment and some pearls.


I Love Promarkers: dies or punches


Hello,
It is time for a new challenge over at I Love Promarkers and this weeks challenge is my final one as I'm leaving the DT.
I've had a great couple of years there but feel its time for a change.
Our challenge theme is punches or dies.
We are sponsored by star stamps who kindly gave us images to use.
Being a fairytale fan I had to use this Cinderella inspired image. I matched it with papers from The Works.
I added lace, a doily, flowers and die cut leaves.
Below is the inside, decorated with lace and quotes from the story.




Thursday, 16 August 2018

Coffee Girl

 

Hello,
Today I have a card to share featuring an image from little blue button.
This is the first time I've used this image, which I won a few months ago.
I coloured her with spectrum noirs.
The papers are from an old First edition paper pad, matted on white.
I added some flowers, die cut leaves and a sentiment to finish.

Challenges:

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

The Paper Shelter: Diecuts or punches

 

Hello,
It's time for a new challenge over at The Paper Shelter and this weeks theme is dies or punches.
For my card I used the sweet image, always together, coloured with spectrum noirs.
I matched them with papers from The Works, matted on white.
I added pearls, two punched hearts and a sentiment.

Monday, 13 August 2018

Animal Boat

 

Hello,
Today I have a card that features an image from Di's digi downloads.  This animal boat image is perfect for birthdays or baby's.
I coloured the image with Promarkers and die cut in an oval. I matched it with nitwit collections country roads papers, matted on red and white.
I added a shiver me timbers sentiment from polka doodles little dudes range. 


Challenges:

Sunday, 12 August 2018

Shoes

 

Hello,
I've recently been making a lot of cards featuring images from bugaboo.
This one is one that I use quite often as its perfect for so many female relatives or friends.
I coloured my image with Promarkers and matted on black.
The papers are from first edition sweet nothings, matted on black.
I kept it simple, adding only ribbon, pearls and a sentiment.

Challenges:

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

LBB: Coffee Sisters

 
Hello,
I have a card to share featuring a image from little blue button. I coloured the image using Promarkers.
I matched it with first edition sweet nothings papers, matted on black.
I added ribbon, a bow and a sentiment to finish.


Challenges:

I Love Promarkers:

  
Hello,
It's time for a new challenge over at I Love Promarkers and this fortnights challenge is anything goes.
We are sponsored by Ikes Art.
For my card I used the image gramaphone.
I matched it with blissfull cotton papers from Anna Marie Designs. I added some buttons and a sentiment to finish.



Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Gus's Buddha Body

 
Hello!
In the past few weeks I've been using a lot of bugaboo images thanks to some challenge wins. I really like some of the fun images you can buy, and this one made me smile.
I love the sentiment that comes with it:) 
' I have the body of a God... Buddha'
I coloured the image with Promarkers, and matched it with a first edition paper pad that has a Moroccan theme. Everything is matted on black.
I added some little pearls and finished by adding the sentiment as the stopper. 

Challenges:

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Penguin with cats

 

Hello!
Today's card features one of the cute whimsy penguin images.
I coloured this one using Promarkers.
The papers are from a paper pad from The Works which has become a favourite, matted on white.
I added a doily, lace, die cut leaves and flowers to finish.

Challenges:

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Holly Mice

  
Hello,
Today I have a Christmas card to share featuring the cute House mouse characters.
This is my favourite Christmas image of theirs, I just love the mice, especially the one on the left!
I coloured my image with spectrum noirs and matted on green
The papers are from Nitwit collections festive florals.
I added some green gems and a sentiment to finish.

Challenges:



Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Mr and Mrs Claus

 
Hello!
Today I have a Christmas card to share using this cute Mr and Mrs Claus from polka doodles. 
I seem to be making a lot of Christmas cards at the moment!
I love this cute image and coloured it with Promarkers.
I used an old First edition Christmas paper pad, matted on cream. I finished with a sentiment.

Challenges: 


Simply Magnolia: Glitter

 

Hello,
This months challenge at Simply magnolia is glitter.
We'd love to see your glittery creations!
For my card I made a Christmas card featuring this sweet Angel Tilda, coloured with Promarkers.
I added glitter to the star and her wings. There is also glitter on the snowflakes.
I kept the colour combo simple, cream and white. I added lace, pearls and a sentiment to finish.

Monday, 30 July 2018

Vase

 

Hello,
Today I have a card to share featuring a image from Bugaboo.
I coloured this pretty vase with Promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections country roads range, matted on white.
I added red buttons and a sentiment to finish.

Challenges:


Thursday, 26 July 2018

Birthday Ruby

 


Hello,
Today I have a easel card to share using one of the Ruby images from polka doodles.
I cropped my image and coloured with spectrum noirs.
I matched it with first edition celebration papers, matted on pink and white.
I added a sentiment and ribbon and lace to embellish.

Challenges:

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

The Paper Shelter Summer Challenge: Anything goes

 


Hello,
It is time for The Paper shelter summer challenge and our theme is Anything goes. 
This challenge runs for 2 weeks to give the DT a little holiday so there is plenty of time to enter.
For my card i used a newish image called Little Mermaid on vacation.
I used a mix of Nitwit collection ranges including Lilacs and Time for Tea.
I chose a lilac/ aqua colour scheme, matted on white.
I added prima flowers, pearls, lace and a sentiment and coloured my image with spectrum noirs. 

Challenge:

I Love Promarkers: Photo inspiration

 


Hello,
This fortnights challenge over at I Love Promarkers is a photo inspiration.



We are sponsored by Bugaboo who gave the DT images to use.
I used this pretty floral teapot. I made this card for my grandma's birthday.
I matched the image with Hydrangea papers from Nitwit collections.
I added lace, pearls and a sentiment to finish.

Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Through the craftroom door: anything goes

 
Hello,
This is my final post for Through the craft room door as I have come to the end of my term. I've had a great six months on the DT and want to say thanks to Cara and the rest of the DT for making me welcome.
Our challenge as ever is anything goes and this week we are sponsored by Di's digi downloads.
I used one of the newer hedgehog images, wheelbarrow hedgehogs, coloured with Promarkers.
I matched them with nitwit collections country roads papers, matted on white. I kept it simple, finishing with a sentiment.

Monday, 23 July 2018

Christmas with the cuties: sparkle

 
Hello,
The new challenge over at Christmas with the Cuties this month is add some sparkle.
For my card I used one of the Whimsy penguin digi stamps, three wise penguins.
I matched them with nitwit collections Christmas tapestry papers, matted on black.
I added glitter to the parcels and gold sparkly ribbon.

Sunday, 22 July 2018

Baby Girl Penguin

 

Hello,
Today I have a card to share featuring some of my favourite craft characters, the whimsy penguins.
I love these little cuties and when I saw this baby I had to get it.
I coloured my image with spectrum noirs and die cut into a circle.
The papers are from a 12x12 pad from The Works, matted on white.
I added lace, flowers and die cut leaves to embellish and a baby sentiment.

Challenges:

Friday, 20 July 2018

Tilda Sewing Shadow Box

 

Hello,
It's been over a week since I posted anything, I was so busy watching the tennis last week and then this week have been busy with some projects that I haven't had a lot of time.
Anyway, today I'm showing one of my projects, a pretty vintage sewing shadow box. 
I bought this one from crafters companion and decorated using Tilda design papers and paper embellishments. I also lined the edges with lace.



 
This is the bottom of the shadow box, filled with bobbins, buttons, wooden mini pegs and paper embellishments. 
I also added two metal corners.



In the centre, I used one of the Tilda dolls, more buttons, bobbins, a coat hanger charm and some scramble tiles. I also added some die cut flowers from the paper pad.


 
This is the top were I added a bunch of embellishments along with a crochet heart. There's more charms up here including a thimble and sewing machine.

Challenges:
I love using buttons as they make a great embellishment.

Wedding Penguins

  Hello, Today i have a card to share that features one of the Whimsy Penguin images. This is the wedding couple, aren't they s...