Saturday, 29 September 2018

Catch the bug : Recipe challenge


It is time for a new challenge over at Catch the bug and the weeks challenge is a recipe.


For my card I used two Ruby images, with poinsettias and with Christmas drink, coloured with Promarkers and cut out.
I created a step card, matting my first edition papers on gold.
I die cut a fancy shape and stamped a festive sentiment for the back.
I look forward to seeing your creations! 


Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge: anything goes


This weeks challenge over at Penny's is as ever anything goes.
We are sponsored by Little Blue Button. 
I used the image, Mixed media 1 to create this card, cutting the head out and colouring with promarkers.
Again, i used the Amber Moon papers, leaves and flowers from Prima Marketing, matted on black.
I die cut a black circle mat and embossed a white circle to create the mat that the head sits on. I finished with ribbon, a bow, a sentiment and some flat gems.


The Paper Shelter: Autumn Shades


Today is the start of a new challenge over at The Paper Shelter and this weeks theme is Autumn.
The moment i got this image, i knew i had to use it, even though i had already made a card for this challenge. This image is one of the newer releases
I coloured my image with spectrum noirs and die cut into a circle.
I decided to make a twisted easle. The papers are from Prima Marketings Amber Moon range, perfect for autumn birthdays. I also added matching leaves and flowers from the collection.
I embellished with ribbon, a bow and a button. 


Monday, 24 September 2018

Wedding Penguins


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


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

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


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.   

Friday, 21 September 2018

Dressmaking Etty


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. 


Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Penny's paper craft challenge

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. 


Saturday, 15 September 2018

Bingo Board at Catch the Bug!


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. 


Wednesday, 12 September 2018

The Paper Shelter: Embossing


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. 


Saturday, 8 September 2018

New challenge over at Catch The Bug!


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!

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


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


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.


Sunday, 2 September 2018

Simply Magnolia: Butterflies

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.

Sending love on your birthday

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