Thursday, 28 June 2018

Darling Buds

 

Hello,
Today's card features three of the Darling Buds images from polka doodles. 
I've had these images for a while but haven't used them all that much, so I had an idea to use three of them on one.
I like using multiple images in my cards as I think it showcases them nicely.
I coloured them with spectrum noirs and Promarkers and die cut into circles.
I matched them with nitwit collections hydrangea range papers and green card.
I finished with a sentiment and pearls.

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Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Hedgehogs in pots

 

I'm back again. I seem to have had so many cards to share this week!
This card I made a couple of weeks ago, one of my step cards. I used an hedgehog image from Di's digi downloads, coloured with spectrum noirs.
I used papers that I got free in a magazine, matted on lilac. 
I kept it simple, adding flowers and a sentiment.

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CWTC: Blue and White

 

Hello,
We have a new challenge over at Christmas with the cuties and this months theme is blue and white.
For my card I used one of our sponsors images, not the one I was originally using as my old desktop was being picky about downloads.
I embossed a folder in white and matted on blue and added ribbon and a sentiment. I coloured my image with spectrum noirs and fussy cut.

The Paper Shelter: Going digital

 

Hello,
The challenge over at The Paper Shelter this week is going digital, so we would like to see digital elements on your makes.
Whenever we have this theme I always choose to use one of the toppers and backing paper from an image. 
This time I have used the image Lady with wings.
I matted both the paper and image on black card and added golden ribbon and some orange enamel dots.

We look forward to seeing your creations!

I love Promarkers: 3 different embellishments

 

Hello,
It is time for a new challenge over at I Love Promarkers and this fortnights theme is
ANYTHING GOES WITH THE OPTION OF 3 DIFFERENT EMBELLISHMENTS.
We are sponsored by Fabrika Fantasy. I used the image Fly elf. I die cut it and matched with crafters companion vintage papers, matted on cream.
I added a doily, lace, flowers, pearls and sequins and finished with a sentiment.

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Seaside Fun

 

Hello,
I hope everyone has been enjoying the nice weather. I've been in the garden with the blow up pool playing with my dog, he certainly enjoyed it!
I have this summer themed card to share which features a range of the summer seaside Tilda images from magnolia.
I made a similar card with Easter stamps earlier on in the year.
I coloured them all with Promarkers and spectrum noirs and created a double step card.
Instead of a scene I printed a summery verse and embellished with flowers and a doily.
The papers came from the seaside themed range from Nitwit collections.

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Dinosaur Dude

 
Hello,
This is one of the last little dudes I made a few weeks ago. I seemed to create a batch of dude cards so I'm taking a break from them now. I coloured this dinosaur image with Promarkers, making a whole scene.
I used papers from my 12x12 let's play paper pad, double matted. I finished with one of the sentiments.

Challenges:

Monday, 25 June 2018

Parents Cards

Hello,
The title of this post may be a little confusing but let me explain. Last week I had a couple of occasions, fathers day , my dogs second birthday and my mum's birthday.
The two cards here are what I made for them.



My first card is my mum's birthday card. Her favourite cards are measles so I made this one using a cute whimsy penguin image, coloured with spectrum noirs and Promarkers. I thought this one went perfectly.
I used Nitwit collections Cherish papers, matted on white. I die cut the border along the top, printed a sentiment and verse and added flowers, ribbon, lace and pearls.

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This card I made for my dad on fathers day. It features images and papers from polka doodles Horace and Boo range. It's a stepper card and I matted the paper on black. I printed a sentiment ans added buttons to finish.

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Koala-ty Friend

 

Hello,
I have a card to share today that features an image from a stamp set I got from Creative stamping magazine while on holiday last month. 
It's not very often I use magazine freebies, but I loved the wild animal set that was featured in that issue. 
Koalas are one of my favourite animals and I'd love too see them but unfortunately, I don't go overseas.
I coloured this sweet koala with Promarkers and die cut into a circle.
I used first edition Moroccan papers, matted on black.
I also used the sentiment that came from the stamp set. I finished by adding some ribbon.

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Thursday, 21 June 2018

Mice Birthday

 

Hello,
Today I have a mousy make to share. I know, I am sharing a lot of these fold cards at the moment, they have become a favourite. 
I created this one using first edition celebration papers, matted on white.
I stamped my image and coloured with Promarkers. I also used a sentiment from another mousy set. I finished with ribbon and a bow.

Challenges:

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

TTCRD: anything goes

 
Hello,
It's team A's time to host at Through the craft room door this week and I'm here to share my card.
Our sponsor this week is Patties Creations and for my card I used the super cute French bulldog.
I coloured him using spectrum noirs. I cut down a 5x7 card so that my image would stand out.
I used papers from the Horace and Boo collection from Polka Doodles, matted on black. I also used a sentiment from the range. I finished with gold ribbon and a bow. 

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Monday, 18 June 2018

Wedding Window Fold

 

Hello,
Last week I showed a wedding card featuring Mr and Mrs magnolia and said I would have another to share. This is it.
I used the same stamp, coloured with Promarkers and matched it with everlasting papers from Nitwit collections.
I embellished with a heart doily, flowers, lace, rose ribbon and die cut leaves.
The surprise is the inside, which features a church window fold. I embossed it with a floral folder.

 

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Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The paper shelter: ribbons, buttons and /or pearls

 
Hello,
This weeks challenge over at The Paper Shelter is ribbons, buttons and pearls. For my card I chose to use ribbons and buttons.
I used the image 99 messages, coloured with spectrum noirs.
I used the cutie girl paper pad by pebbles, matted on black.
I added LOTV sentiments, pink ribbon and a bunch of mixed buttons to finish.

Challenges:


I Love Promarkers: For a Boy/ Male

 
Our challenge this fortnight is anything goes with the option of for a boy.
We are sponsored by Bugaboo and I used this sweet boy image.
I used an old doodlebug paper pad, matted on white and finished with punched out stars and a birthday sentiment.

Challenge:


Monday, 11 June 2018

Wedding Couple

 
Hello,
I have made a wedding card using my favourite fold of the moment.
I decided to use the Mr and Mrs magnolia image from the Your invited range, from Swedish house crafts.
I die cut my image and coloured with Promarkers.
I matched it with crafts and me my wedding papers, matted on white. I added lace, pearl trim, flowers, die cut swirls and a sentiment.

Come back soon for another wedding card with a hidden surprise!

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Little dudes: Tech dude

 
Hello,
At the moment, this is my favourite fold of card. I'm not sure what it is called, but its my favourite!
For this card, I used one of the polka doodles little dudes, coloured with spectrum noirs.
I used papers from my 12x12 let's play paper pad, perfect for kids, and double matted on green and white.
I die cut stars and added those as embellishments and included one of the little dude sentiments.

I'd like to enter this into:
I think this is one of my favourites because compared to my usual fussy and fancy style, I can make this quite simple and only use two papers rather than four or five. Plus I think it highlights the image nicely.

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Simply Magnola: flowers

 

Hello,
This months challenge at Simply magnolia is Flowers.
For my card I used this sweet image from a few years ago, coloured with Promarkers.
I used hunkydory floribunda papers matted on yellow and white.
I added lace, ribbon, lots of mulberry flowers, pearls and a sentiment to finish.


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Tuesday, 5 June 2018

TTCRD: Anything goes

 
Hello,
It is time for Team A to host over at Through the craft room door this week and as always, our challenge is anything goes.
We are sponsored by Bugaboo who kindly gave us images to use.
For my card, I used fishing guy, coloured with Promarkers.
I matched him with a first edition paper pad, matted on silver.
I kept it simple, adding card candi and a sentiment.

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