Thursday, 30 May 2013
Hi everyone, I've made a card for the Muse challenge #19 based on this beautiful card by this week's Muse, Michelle Williams.
Colours from Color Throwdown #244
I've taken inspiration from the general layout of words encircled by flowers. This is a one layer card, using PTI Daydreamer stamp set inked with SU! markers.
This is also for The Sisterhood of Crafters - Say It Loud. Make a card or project using only a sentiment, no images or pictures.
Thank you so much for looking!
Wednesday, 29 May 2013
Hi everyone, it's time for a new challenge over at Addicted to Stamps and More. This week, it's "Make Your Mark" and from now on, all writing mediums can be used including marker pens, crayons and coloured pencils. Our wonderful sponsor this week is once again, Whoopsi Daisy who will be offering a prize to our Top Addict.
For my DT card, I stamped the bear (Stampendous) with black Memento and coloured with Promarkers. Flowers and borders made using various dies and punches (blue flower border made with Spring Border by Memory Box), sentiment by Craftwork Cards.
Do be sure to pop over to the ATSM challenge blog and check out the lovely cards made by the other members of the Design Team.
Friday, 24 May 2013
Hi everyone, I've made this for Muse challenge #18 and the card inspiration is this beautiful card by Marion Vagg.
I've taken inspiration from the layout and funky colourful flowers.
The Penny Black flowers stamp was stamped with black Memento, coloured with Promarkers, sentiment by Lawn Fawn.
Thank you so much for stopping by!
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
Hello everybody, a new challenge has started over at Addicted to Stamps and More ... anything goes!
Our fabulous sponsor for this challenge is Whoopsi Daisy, who will be offering a prize to our Top Addict.
For my DT card, I used a Hero Arts tulip stamp inked with SU markers, sentiment by Dawn Bibby Designs.
The other design team ladies have made some fabulous cards for your inspiration, please do pop over to ATSM blog and have a look, you won't be disappointed.
Thank you for stopping by today!
Tuesday, 21 May 2013
Hi everyone, I've made this for One Layer Wednesday #140 - Border, inspired by the colours at Dynamic Duos #53 - Pacific Point and Basic Black.
After masking off the bottom section of the card with low tack masking tape, I've stamped with the two part stamps in black and Pacific Point, then scribbled some of the marker onto an acrylic block, picked up some of the ink with a colour duster and added the sentiment.
Sunday, 19 May 2013
Greetings, dear friends, is the sun shining where you are?
The challenge at Less Is More this week is a theme - cats and/or dogs. Make a card with your favourite pet or both. I have two gorgeous pet cats so have made this little cat card using a Magenta cat stamp, sentiment by Woodware.
I stamped the cat on watercolour paper, coloured with TH inks and aqua brush and hand-doodled the frame, cut around the cat and popped him up (sorry about the shadow on the photo).
Thanks for looking in. Hope you're having a good weekend!
Saturday, 18 May 2013
Hello everybody, I was inspired by this week's Play Date Cafe colours and am having fun using these little WPlus9 stamps.
Would also like to enter this in the following challenges:
Word Art Wednesday week 88. You can use the Scripture verse provided or any other uplifting words or sentiment. The Scripture verse this week is Isaiah 40:29 "He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak".
The Sisterhood of Crafters: Use at least one flower on your card
CASology: Bloom (3rd entry).
Thank you for visiting my blog today! Have a great weekend.
Hi everyone, there's a new code word at Addicted to CAS, chosen by our very talented host, Kylie.
Our generous sponsor for this challenge is Bugaboo Stamps, who will offering a prize to our Top Addict.
My card was inspired by the sketch at CAS(E) This Sketch #28 (stamps by PTI)
and CASology - Bloom (2nd entry).
Here's another quick little CAS birthday card - flower stamps by Lawn Fawn.
The other DT ladies have made some amazing cards to inspire you, and we look forward to seeing your amazing CAS birthday cards and visiting your blogs.
Thanks for looking! Have a lovely weekend.
Friday, 17 May 2013
Hello everybody, the challenge this week at Less Is More is: one layer, use a coloured card blank, no white, cream or kraft.
I've used a yellow card blank, stamp by Hero Arts heat embossed in white and coloured with SU! markers.
This was so hard to photograph - had to use a flash which I don't normally do due to the overcast conditions today.
Here's another simple one using PTI stamps.
Thank you so much for looking!
Hello everyone, I've made this for ColourQ challenge ... lovely colours again this week (including Calypso Coral yay!).
Also for CASology week 44
All dies are by Memory Box: picket fence, flowers from Primula set, stems and leaves from Norland Flower set. Sentiment by PTI.
Thanks for stopping by today!
Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Hello dear crafting friends, and welcome to new members, Sylvia-Anne and Beverley.
It's time to start a new challenge at Addicted to Stamps and More, and this week we have fabulous photo inspiration. Our wonderful sponsor for this challenge is Whoopsi Daisy who will be awarding a prize to this week's Top Addict.
I have made two DT cards to show to you - one using dies and one using stamps, taking the window and flowers from the photo inspiration and here's what transpired.
My first card was made using Memory Box window, branch, leaves and flowers dies and TH Coredination card and the "wooden panel" was embossed with an EF then sanded to create the wood effect.
For the second card, I used Poppies stamp and lattice embossing folder by Stampin' Up. After stamping with Sepia archival ink and colouring in with SU markers, I added some TH distress inks with a little sponge, cut the image into 9 squares and mounted onto the embossed panel inked around the edges with TH distressing tool.
Please do check out the wonderful creations that the other ladies on the design team have made and we hope you've been inspired to play along this week.
Thanks for stopping by today!
Saturday, 11 May 2013
Hello dear friends, I am really enjoying using Calypso Coral at the moment so I made this when I saw that it was one of the colours amongst the beautiful line-up at ColourQ this week. I've used SU! colours to stamp the little flowers and TH Bundled Sage for the leaves.
What colours are you enjoying using at the moment?
Thanks for looking!
Friday, 10 May 2013
Hi everyone, this is for CASology #43
inspired by this week's sketch at CAS(E) This Sketch #27
Hexagon embossing folder by Stampin' Up!, flower stamp by Craftwork Cards.
Thank you for stopping by today. Have a nice evening!
Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Hi everybody, I can't believe it's already time for the start of a new Addicted to Stamps and More challenge! It only seems like the other day that the colour challenge began, where has the time gone. Anyhow, this week's theme is CAS and our wonderful sponsor is Whoopsi Daisy.
For my DT card, I began by finding a rather nice piece of DP by DCWV and used a Memory Box border and Sizzix butterfly die. It also seemed like a good excuse to use my new aqua twine. With the addition of a stamped sentiment, there we have it, a quick and easy CAS card.
Please do check out the gorgeous cards by the other ladies in the DT and we are joined this week by two new team members, the very talented Deepti and Sandie.
We hope you've been inspired to join in and look forward to seeing your fabulous creations - anything goes so long as it's CAS!
Monday, 6 May 2013
Hi everyone, this card is for Fusion #5 using the photo inspiration.
Birdcage, bird and vine dies by Memory Box. The flowers were made using a daisy punch and white card with Daffodil Delight sponged on the edges and small flower punch with cream card. Yes, it's another attempt at making flowers (I can hear the groans in the background lol!), you never know, I might get the hang of it one day.
Also for ABC Challenges #27 Tic Tac Toe: punch-flowers-dry embossing
and Dynamic Duos #51 - Daffodil Delight and Baja Breeze (2nd entry).
Hi everyone, Dynamic Duos has a lovely summery colour combination to play with this week.
I've stamped with Baja Breeze onto some white card and dry embossed it for the background. Bits and pieces of DP from stash.
This is also for Creative Card Crew #35 - bling (I've used pearls and clear button) and The Stamp Spot - feminine card.
Happy Bank Holiday Monday.
Hello everyone, this card is for Less Is More, which is a colour challenge to use two opposite colours from the colour wheel.
I used a green marker to scribble onto an acrylic stamping block, lightly misted with water and stamped onto linen card for added interest. The poppy stamp, which is my favourite flower (apart from roses) is from Oh So Lovely set by Stampin' Up! water-coloured with SU Real red marker which I ran around the edge to give some colour without adding an extra layer.
Thank you for looking.
Saturday, 4 May 2013
Hi everyone, it's time to start a new challenge at Addicted to CAS. The codeword is RAINBOW which was selected by our talented design team member and host, Christine.
Our generous sponsor is Clear Dollar Stamps, who will be offering a $15 gift voucher to our CAS Perfectionist.
For my DT card, I used stamps from a set by Inkydoodles, coloured with SU markers.
The other ladies in the design team have some a-maz-ing cards to show you so please do pop over to the ATCAS blog and check it out.
Thursday, 2 May 2013
Hi everybody and welcome to new member, Julie!
Having re-discovered my ribbler and flower punches this week, I've used an old(ish) Penny Black stamp for my Less Is More card. This week it's a sketch challenge.
I've done some paper piercing and sentiment is by PTI.
Thanks for stopping by!
Wednesday, 1 May 2013
Hi everyone, and a big hello and wave to new member, Linda.
The new challenge this week at Addicted to Stamps and More is a colour challenge. We've given SU colours for reference but you can use the colours which you have that are closest. These aren't colours which I would usually think of using together, but as they are such lovely bright colours, I felt that they called for a really fun card, and the idea of a challenge is to be challenged, right?!
So here's what I came up with for my DT card. Stamps by Cat's Pajamas and the aeroplane has been paper pieced.
Our fabulous sponsor for this week's challenge is Whoopsi Daisy.
Please do check out the fabulous inspiration by the other members of the DT and we hope you will be inspired to join in the fun.
Thank you so much for stopping by today and we look forward to seeing your lovely colour creations.