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.

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

The Paper Shelter: Holiday!

 

Hello,
This weeks challenge over at The Paper Shelter is summer.
I used the new image, Summer winds and coloured with a mix of Promarkers and spectrum noirs.
I matched the image with hello sunshine papers from Nitwit collections, matted on orange and white.
I added ribbon, dew drops and a sentiment to finish.

I Love Promarkers: Christmas in july

 

Hello,
It is time for a new challenge over at I Love Promarkers and this fortnights theme is Christmas in July.
We are sponsored by Dr Digi, who kindly gave the DT images.
I chose to use lonely this Christmas.
I made one of my step cards using nitwit collections winter wonderland papers, matted on cream.
I added a happy Christmas sentiment and let it snow ticket to finish.

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

TTCRD: Anything goes

 
Hello,
It is time for Team A to host over at Through the craft room door this week and as usual, the theme is anything goes.
We are sponsored by Lacy sunshine and the DT got to use images from them.
I used this beautiful cat image, coloured with Promarkers.
I kept the layout simple using only two patterned papers, from an old craft asylum paper pad and triple matted on pink, orange and white.
I added a sentiment, from polka doodles Horace and Boo range, to finish.

Sunday, 8 July 2018

CloseUp Couple



Hello,
Today i have a card to share featuring one of the Closeup images from Stamping bella.
I was looking through my bella stamps after realizing that ive barely used them this year and found this one.
I love the sentiment so had to feature it.
I used a paper from a girly paper pad, coloured my image with promarkers and added some pink heart ribbon to finish.


Challenges:

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

House Mouse: Exams

 

Hello,
It's getting to school holiday time here in the UK and the end of exams and I was inspired to make a card using this house mouse image.
At first look I thought ' I can only do back to school with this.' But I've found that I can use it for thank you teacher, graduation and a good luck with your exams, like I did here.
The stamp is pretty big, taking up most of a 6x6. I coloured it with spectrum noirs.
The papers came from Nitwit collections ladies and gentlemen range, matted on black and white.
I embellished with stars and a computer sentiment.

Challenges:

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Umbrella Couple


Hello,
Today i have a card to share that features a stamping bella image.
I coloured the image with promarkers and matched it with Prima lovestory papers. I added lace, ribbon, pearls ,a heart doily and sentiment to finish.


Challenges:

Simply Magnolia: Pink

 
Hello,
It is time for a new challenge over at Simply magnolia and our theme this month is Pink.
I used one of my favourite Tilda's this month, she came from the Animals of the year collection back in 2014.
I coloured her with Promarkers and die cut into a circle which I wrapped pearl trim around the edge of.
I used Nitwit collections hydrangea papers, matted on white and added lace, flowers, pearls and a sentiment to finish.

I hope you come and join us. 

Challenges:

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.

Challenges:

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.

Challenges:

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.

Challenges:

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.

Challenges:





 
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.

Challenges:

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.

Challenges:

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. 

Challenges:

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.

 

Challenges:

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!

Challenges:


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.

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...