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Monday, 30 December 2013

Natalie and Amys Challenge ~ One for the Girls

Hi folks well I hope you have all had a fab Christmas
and have a great New Year 
so to end
2013 we have our challenge over at 
Natalie and Amys Challenge blog
And the theme is
One for the girls
nice and easy
a list of the items I used are all available from the shop

Distress inks

I used Distress inks for this card and a template I made for the clouds
The flower I made out of lilac satin and lilac tulle, I then made a matching stick pin
I rolled some paper but I havent added the sentiment yes I normally dont add them till I know who is having the card saves limiting the cards I make as I can add sentiment after if that makes sense, it did in my head lol.

so pop over to the challenge blog to join in the fun and see my fellow teamies

Be safe and have a Great new yr and I will see you in 2014

MY Besties UK challenge Try something new

Hi everyone I hope you have had a great Christmas and are have a great New Yr what ever your plans are
so today we have a new challenge over at the Uk Besties Challenge blog

The image I used is a very cute one and I so loved using her 

The theme for this challenge is 
Try Something New

So for this card I used a Digi stamp available from Sherry Baldy at Etsy here I coloured her with Copics and used white liner pen as my try something new I have used it on cheeks before but not on hair and creases in clothes. I quite like how it looks makes the image pop.  I distress all the edges for more texture, then added a cluster of flowers and wheat spray plus a stick pin

The Recipe for my card is as follows

Digi image ...... My Besties digital image
colouring medium..... Copics
Design Papers......Melissa Francis 5th Avenue 6x6 papers
Card Stock .... Pink bazzil Basic
Stick pin ...... I made
flowers ...... from my stash
ribbon ....... from my stash
pearls ...... white Kaiser craft
lace.... doily remnant 
Stamp sentiment..... Happy  Birthday to you Studio Calico

So there you go please pop long to the Uk Besties challenge blog 
to check out my fellow team members fab creations and join in the fun


A Happy New Year

Monday, 23 December 2013

Tsunami Rose news and Tag

Hi blogland well another day closer to the jolly big guy popping down your chimmys

I have some fab news I was asked to join 
how fab is that 
my first projet is on the 1st of September so watch out for that, in the mean time I have a fab tag I made using the Tsunmai Rose 6x6 Digital 
papers called
Omnificent Rose
available here
I love Tsunami Roses gorg digital kits and papers they print out fab and are amazing quality

I love this 6x6 digital paper as it is fab for card, I usually do 6x6 cards so just right, I printed of two sheets one for the front one for the back I cut out a banner with the remaining paper distressed them and edged with vintage photo. I added lace to the back of the tag and made a charm to dangle from the top 
Then I added a sentiment and some frantage around the sentiment. Then to finish of some flowers

Recipe for Tag

Digital paper ...... Omificent Rose from Tsunami Rose
White tag ...... my tash
Sentiment stamp ....... Whimsy Stamps
Lace ..... Fiona Jennings lace Kit
flowers ...... Petaloo Darjeeling collection plus some from my stash
Ribbon ...... came from a glossy box 
pearl heart ....... Fiona Jennings kit
Distress ink ...... Vintage photo Tim Holtzs

So there you go pop over  to the
Zibbit or
to check out the fab digital papers
and dont for get to pop back to see my first project on the 1st of January
Merry Christmas

Magnolia Happy Birthday to you Card

Hi folks well we are nearly there soon will be Christmas day 
and I still have wrapping to do lol so instead I played with my distress pens
I used one of my magnolia stamps which I haven't used in a while and made a non Christmas card

So like I said I used my distress inks for this stamp I have been practicing with my distress colouring and although I feel I am getting better I did mess the chin up a bit for some reason it wouldn't blend I have now changed the paper I used which was the Tim holtz water colour paper to Langton hot press smooth water colour paper and it is working smoother for me

so my crafty recipe for this card is as follows
Design papers .... My minds eye Be Happy 6x6 pad
Card stock ...... Kraft card
water colour paper......Tim Holts
colouring medium.... Distress pens
Die.....Memory box flower boarder die
pearls....... White Kaisercraft
spray...... Downtown LA shops
Flowers.... My Stash
Stamp Imagae..... Magnolia
Stamp calico Happy Birthday to you

So there we go hope you like my non
Christmas card

Monday, 16 December 2013

My Besties UK challenge and Blog hop ~ Jingle Bells

Hi folks hope you are all enjoying the Season 
today I have some fab news 
I have been asked to join the
Uk Design Team for 
My Besties

Today at the Besties UK blog we are having a new challenge in conjunction with a blog hop.  
 the theme for the challenge is and blog hop id
Jingle Bells
and here is my card
 I love these cute and Quirky big eyed images they are fab to colour 
I coloured this image with Primsa Pencils and then added stickles to the hat, muff and boots
shame it doesnt show up so good 
the Flowers are from Petaloo and the Design papers are from Kaisercraft
the leaf bling is from prima 
I also made a matching Stickpin with  Christmas charms on it 
The sentiment I wrote out myself I am afraid I dont have very good handwriting lol
but wanted the sentiment to match the theme
I also added some Frantage around my image for a snowy effect.
So I hope you like my first card for The Uk Besties DT
and it has given you some inspiration to take part in our new challenge . Dont forget you can still win our normal blog candy challenge prizes of

Challenge Prizes!
The Winner - You will receive 3 Besties digi stamps of your choice from the ones used on the previous challenge 
1st runner up - You will receive 2 Besties digi stamps of your choice from the ones used on the previous challenge 
2nd runner up  - You will receive 1 Bestie digi stamp of your choice from the ones used on the previous challeng

and there is more freebies on offer too as if you take part in the blog hop, follow the line up, leave comments on all the blogs then you could win 5 digis as a prize. Check back on the main UK besties blog in .... days time after the hop to find out if your the lucky winner. good luck

I look forward to reading your comments, now please hop on over to ....... blog for the next project on the hop.

Here is the blog hop line up in case you get lost along the way.

Gill (DT co-ordinator) -
Donna -
Jan -
Anita -

Carol -
Pixie -
Michelle -
Wendy me =

Thanks for stopping by today.

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Sugar Bowl challenge #111 Fairys

Hi Beautiful peeps how you are all ready for xmas I know I am not but nearly lol
so we are here for another challenge over at the fabby 
and our theme this month is
now come one we know you all love a fairy

I know I do
for my card for this challenge I used one of the fab new fairys
it was hard to choose as I love them all

isnt she fab I love this image she is digital and called 
click on name it will take you straight to her
I coloured this image copics and then added some stickles to the wings and dress
the DP is a mix of craftwork cards papers and some kaisercraft papers.  I inked all the edges with blue chalk ink, the flowers are from my stash, the bow I made with my new zutter bow maker it is very cool. I made the stick pin to match the colours and also added some stickles to the flowers.
The bling star is from my stash as is the lace.
so there you go my lovely's my card for our challenge
pop over to the challenge blog
 to join in and see my fellow sweeties amazing creations
also please remember to use a Sugar Nellie imgae 
if you dont you wont be eligible for the prize