Thursday, 31 May 2018

Winnie with Bunting

 
Hello,
Today I have a card to share featuring a Winnie image.
I coloured her using Promarkers.
I used a pink and green paper pad from The Works, matted on white.
I added a doily, embossed a strip and finished with a sentiment.

Challenges:

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

The Paper Shelter: flowers

 
Hello,
The new challenge at The Paper Shelter has begun today and this weeks theme is Flowers!
For my card I cropped the image Emily into a headshot.
I coloured her with spectrum noirs.
The papers are from an old craft asylum paper pad, double matted on pink and white.
I embellished with lace and flowers.

I love Promarkers: circles

 
Hello,
It is time for a new challenge over at I love Promarkers and this fortnights theme is 
Anything goes with option of circles.

We are sponsored by The Paper Shelter so all got to use images from them. I used this sweet Kitty yoga image.
I used one of my favourite circular sketch techniques, adding circles of different papers. I kept it simple, finishing with a sentiment.

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Start your Engines!

 

Hello,
Today I have a card to share featuring one of the little dude images from polka doodles.
I used Rocketcar dude for this one, coloured with Promarkers.
I used papers from a large 12x12 pad that's perfect for children. I matted them on blue and white.
I added twine, a car charm, punched out stars and a matching sentiment.

Challenges:

Monday, 28 May 2018

Butterfly Fairy

 

Hello,
Today I have a card to share featuring an image from Oddball art. I love this butterfly fairy. I love butterflies so have a bit of an obsession with anything butterfly related.
I created a twisted easel using papers from a polka doodles paper pad, matted on silver.
I coloured my image with Promarkers and coloured her with coloured hair, something different for me.
I added rose ribbon, prima flowers, resin flowers and a sentiment to finish.

Challenges:

Christmas with the Cuties: Furry Friends


Hello,
It is time for a new challenge over at Christmas with the cuties and this months theme is Furry Friends.
I love adding a furry friend to my christmas cards and for this card i used an image from Whimsy Stamps. The Chrissy Armstrong penguins are a favorite of mine.
I created a step card and used Nitwit collections festive florals papers matted on bronze card.
I created a poinsettia using a sizzix die and added a large pearl to the centre.
I coloured my image with promarkers and added ribbon, a bow and a sentiment to finish. 

Challenges:

Friday, 25 May 2018

TTCRD Magazine challenge: CAS Mermaids

 

Hello!
The new Through the craft room door magazine is out now featuring amazing projects and tutorials, a product review of Craftbox by myself and more.
This times challenge is Clean and simple. 
As always, to enter you must be a subscriber to the magazine and it must be on the theme of christenings, wreaths, (any season), mermaids or Christmas.
For my card, I used a image by Sheena Douglass that came from a magazine. The sentiment also came from a free gift. 
I coloured the image with spectrum noirs and added pearls to finish.

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Jump for Joy Winnie

 
Hello,
Today I have a card to share featuring polka doodles Winnie.
I created this step card, using papers from Nitwit collections hydrangea range to make it nice and springy. 
I coloured my image with Promarkers and die cut jump for joy Winnie in an oval.
I finished by adding lace, a sentiment, a prima flower and some gems.

Challenges: 

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Tilda: Sending big hugs

 

Hello,
Today I have a quick magnolia card to share featuring wonderful Tilda from the Your invited range.
I matched her with prima marketing's Rose quartz collection, matted on black.
I stamped her in a circle and coloured with spectrum noirs and Promarkers. I also added the sentiment with her.
To embellish I added a doily, pearls in the top left corner, lace and flowers.

Challenges:


Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Through the craft room door: anything goes


Hello,
It is Team A's week to host the challenge at Through the craft room door and as usual, it is anything goes.
We are sponsored by Ikes Art who kindly gave us images to use. For my card, I used wedding cake.
I coloured my image with spectrum noirs and die cut into an oval.
I used Nitwit collections wedding papers, matted on white and added flowers, pins, pearl leaves and an LOTV sentiment to finish.

Monday, 21 May 2018

Football Mad

 



Hello,
I'm really enjoying using the polka doodles little dudes images at the moment. When I saw the football boy, I knew straight away I wanted to create an easel card.
I coloured my image with spectrum noirs.
The football themed papers came from an old nitwit collections range, matted on black.
A couple of years ago I won a prize which featured a Marianne designs football kit die set which came in for making the football shirts and the football. I stamped the numbers, which came with the die set onto the shirts.
Both sentiments came from the little dudes range.


Challenges:

The paper shelter: lace and pearls

 

Hello,
I'm quite late in posting my paper shelter card as I was away all of last week. You do still have a little bit of time to enter though. I had to share my card as this was one of my favourites in recent weeks.
I love this newish image, Dont pull so hard!, as it reminds me of myself and my mum. 
I thought this image would make a sweet birthday card for a mum, filled with memories. I die cut my image into an oval and coloured using Promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections Cherish range, matted on white. I added ribbon, lace,  flowers and pearls along with a LOTV sentiment.

Challenges:

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

I Love Promarkers: anything

 

Hello,
This fortnights challenge at I love Promarkers is anything goes.
For my card I used an image from our sponsor.
I matched it with bright and bold paper from a Craft asylum paper pad, matted on white.
I added a sentiment and ribbon/bow to finish.

Saturday, 12 May 2018

Dinosaur Dress Up

 

Hello!
I love the new little dudes range at Polka Doodles. I'm not the biggest fan of making male cards, although they have to be made, but these images are so cute that I couldn't wait to jump in and use them.
For my first card, I used this cute dinosaur dress up image, coloured with spectrum noirs.
I used papers from a large 12x12 pad that features papers perfect for kids cards and matted on green and white.
Each image comes with three papers and a mix of sentiments but due to low ink I couldn't print the papers at the time. I did however use the sentiments.

I'd like to enter this into:
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House Mouse Squares

 
Hello,
Today's card features 8 house mouse images all on 1 8x8 card. Yes, 8!
The challenge over at house mouse this fortnight was squares so I decided to create a card that showcased all the fun the mice get up to, wether its drinking martinis, ballet dancing, blowing bubbles or just reading the paper.
I die cut 9 squares, stamping either one of the character stamps (ballet) or a snapshot of a larger image, ( blowing bubbles, gumball machine)
Each image is coloured with Promarkers. I then stamped a sentiment for the centre. To make it nice and colourful, I matted it on a multi coloured stripe.


Challenges:

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Grandma

 

Hello,
Today's card features a cute image from Di's digi downloads.
This is one of my favourite places to buy cute digi's. I used this sweet afternoon tea mice to make a card for a grandma.
I die cut the image into an oval and coloured with Promarkers.
I cut down my 6x6 card base so I could fit in the pretty bordered layer in the centre.
I used Nitwit collections sew pretty range, matted on white.
I embellished with flowers, pins, lace, ribbon, a bow, a doily, dew drops, a tea cup charm and a sentiment from polka doodles. 


Challenges:
Inspired by colours.


Tuesday, 8 May 2018

TTCRD: Anything goes

 
Hello,
It's time for a new challenge over at Through the craft room door. As ever it is anything goes.
We are sponsored by Oddball art, so for my card I used their image Sai the fairy, coloured with Promarkers.
I used prima marketing's Amelia rose papers and flowers.
Everything is matted on black. I printed a sentiment and added ribbon.

We'd love to see your creations!
The may/june edition of the magazine is out now, check the video on the right for a preview. It contains amazing tutorials and projects and a product review of Craft box by me.
 Please remember you must become a subscriber to view the magazine in full. 


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Thursday, 3 May 2018

Birthday Hedgehogs

 

Hello,
Today's card features one of the Hedgehog images from Di's digi downloads. Coloured with spectrum noirs.
I created an twisted easel and used papers from First editions celebration pad. I added a doily, prima flowers and a sentiment to finish. 

Challenges:

Simply Magnolia: Anything goes

 

Hello,
It is time for a new challenge over at Simply magnolia and this months challenge is anything goes.
For my card I used the special edition Tilda with koala, coloured with a mix of Promarkers and spectrum noirs.

I used cotton papers from Anna Marie Designs blissful range, matted on white.
I added a die cut doo hickey fence, flowers, lace and a sentiment to finish. 

Challenges:


Wednesday, 2 May 2018

The Paper Shelter: Love is in the air


Hello!
It's time for a new challenge over at The Paper Shelter and this weeks theme is Love is in the air.
I used this image which is quite new, lunch on wheels.
I loved this image as I was also able to practise my scenery colouring. I coloured this with a mix of Promarkers and spectrum noirs.
I created a twisted easel and used cherish papers from Nitwit collections.
I added lace, flowers and sentiments to finish.
Here is a close up of my image,



 


Challenges:

I love Promarkers: clean and simple

 

Hello,
This fortnights challenge at I love Promarkers is clean and simple.
For this challenge I used sponsor image Skater Stanley.
I double matted my tartan paper on black and white. I embossed two squares with a dotty folder to add dimension and intrest. I then finished with a sentiment and card candi.

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Hedgehogs in the garden

 

Hello,
Today I have a card to share featuring an image from Di's digi downloads, the hedgehogs who are my favourite characters. I managed to see one in the garden last week so I was inspired to use my hedgehog images.
I coloured my image with spectrum noirs.
The papers are from Pebbles garden party paper pad, another favourite of mine.
I kept it simple adding a polka doodles sentiment and dew drops.

Challenges:

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge