Monday, April 29, 2013

Pretty and Purple


For my card I have used a fab stamp from Crafters Companion called "Deserve A Treat" which I have coloured with my Spectrum Noir pens. The papers that I have used are also by Crafters Companion, they are printed off the SWALK cd. I have used my MS Doily Lace punch for the border and added some lace. My flowers are from WOC and I have used a small xcut punch to make the leaves. To finish I have added some pearls and also some Stickles to the image and flowers.

Sketch Saturday - Sketch #256
Crafty Catz Challenge - The Colour Purple
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Songbird Challenge - Truly Scrumptious
7 Kids College Fund Challenge Blog - April Showers Bring May Flowers
Little Miss Muffett Challenge - Food Glorious Food
The Corrosive Challenge - Mothers Day or For A Special Lady




CCMDT Card - #90 - April Showers Bring May Flowers

Our challenge this week at Crafty Cardmakers is hosted by Tracey, who has chosen the theme 'April Showers bring May Flowers'

Tracey said 'Hello friends. When I think of April, I am always reminded of the saying "April showers bring May flowers". For this challenge, I would like to see cards that include an image of something rain related and are embellished with at least2 flowers. Your image could be a child splashing in puddles, a person walking in the rain, ducks waddling through puddles, an umbrella, etc.'

We are sponsored by 
with a
$10 GIFT VOUCHER
and

So here is my card for our 'April Showers bring May Flowers' challenge....

For my card I have used a digi stamp from Crafty Sentiment Designs that came from a cd that came free with a magazine a while ago.I have coloured my image with my ProMarkers. My sentiment is computer generated and my papers are from the Dovecraft Back to Basics IV pack. I have used a Fiskars border punch and a swirl die from Marianne Designs. The flowers and gems are from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Cute Card Thursday - Can't Stop The Rain
Divas By Design - Inspired By A Movie (Singing In The Rain)
I ♥ Promarkers - A Square Card With Something Round On It
Stampin' For The Weekend - Die Cuts and/or Punches
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge - Fave Colour Combo (purple and green)
Papertake Weekly - Weather With You
Party Time Tuesdays - Tic-Tac-Toe (glitter, flowers, die-cuts)
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Anything But Birthday
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Lots Of Layers










Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Lovely Lilacs

For my card I have gone with a Monochrome look with my fave colour Lilac/Purple. The image that I have used is one of the new(ish) stamps from LOTV called "Lilacs". I have coloured it with my ProMarkers and added lots of my fave Stickles. My papers are all bits from my scrap box.To embellish my card I have added organza ribbon and lots of bling from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Sketch and Stash - Sketch (The stash I have used is my new Lilacs stamp and old papers)
Card Makin' Mamas - Time For Ribbon
Penny Black and More - Blossoms and Bows
Inky Chicks Challenge - Happy Birthday Girl
Mema's Crafts Challenge - Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesday - Tic-Tac-Toe (Ribbon, Rhinestones, Glitter)
Totally Papercrafts - Monochromatic


Monday, April 22, 2013

My Thank You Followers Candy


This is now closed the winner has been announced HERE.

Hi everyone!

I hope you are all well and enjoying the longer evenings now that it seems Spring is finally here!! YAY!!

I have been meaning to have a little giveaway for ages now but have never gotten around to do it.....but now I finally have woohoo!! Lol.

Its nothing much , but I wanted to have a little candy to say thanks so much for following my blog.....without you guys it would be pointless and I would be chatting away to myself haha ( I still do that sometimes anyway)

So here it is......


There are 3 Whiff of Joy stamps, 2 packets of Prima flowers, 2 packets of leaves from Hooken on Craft and a packet of blooms from Bazzill Basics.

If you would like to be entered into the draw please do the following:
1. Be or Become a follower of my blog,
2. Add a pic of my candy (with a link back here) to your sidebar.
3. Leave me a comment telling me what you do with all of the cards that you make?! Do you sell them, give them to friends and family or donate them to charity? ( I am always wondering about this lol)

I will post worldwide :) This candy is open until May 30th.

Thanks again for following my blog!! xxx

Is this your "Cup of tea" ? tehehe


For my card I have used a Papermaia Lucy Cromwell stamp which I have coloured with my ProMarkers and added some Stickles. My papers are from Dovecraft Back To Basics IV pack and also printable papers from NitWit. Flowers, charm, buttons and ribbon are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Card Makin' Mamas - Time For Ribbon
Card Mania Challenge - Photo Inspiration
I ♥ ProMarkers - Pastel Colours
Inky Chicks Challenge - Happy Birthday Girl!
Passion For Promarkers - Button It Up
Penny Black and More Challenge - Blossoms and Bows
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Buttons, Bows and Polka Dots


Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Clean and Simple @ Lili's Little Fairies


For my Father's Day card I have used a stamp from Lili Of The Valley called "Cheers Bear". I have coloured him with my ProMarkers. I have used a circle and scalloped circle nestie die. My papers are from my scrap box. To finish I added some small star buttons and gold nail heads from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Lili's Little Fairies - Clean N Simple
Cupcake Craft Challenges - Cute And Cuddly
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Delightful Challenges - Round Up
Di's Digi Design Challenge - All About Bears
Hobby Cutz Challenge - Monochrome
Passion For ProMarkers - Button Up
Ready-Teddy-Go Challenge - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations - Special Occasions (Not Birthday)

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Peek A Bunny


Materials Used:
Sugar Nellie Elisabeth Bell Stamp (Peek A Bunny)
Coloured with ProMarkers and added some Stickles Glitter Glue
Papers from Papermania "Hot Diggity Dog" pack
X-Cut Scallop Circle Die, Circle Spellbinder Die, Small Die-namics Butterfly Die
X-cut"Doily Dots" Border Punch , Small Leaf X-Cut Punch
Lace, Flowers, Gems and Pearls from my stash

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Little Claire's Monthly Challenge - Spring Theme and Sketch (I have rotated the Sketch)
The Sugar Bowl - Anything Goes
Crafts And Me Challenge - Lace And Pearls
Divas By Design - Flowers
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - April Showers and/or Spring Flowers
The ABC Challenge - L For Lovely Lace
Totally Gorjuss - Spring Shades
Card Mania Challenge - Die-cuts And/Or Punches
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Joanna Sheen Challenge - Spring Into Spring
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT - Toddlers, Teens and In Betweens
Sweet Stampin Challenge - Pastels
Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge - Lace And Pearls




Monday, April 15, 2013

Fishin' Father's Day Card

For this card I have used an old Victoria Case stamp, which I have coloured with my ProMarkers. All of my DPs are digital papers from Nit Wit Collections (Gone Fishin), except the green dotty dotty strip which is from my scrap box. To finish I have added some green buttons from my stash and some metal Papermania screw brads.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Allsorts Challenge - Letter Of Your Name (F for Fishing and Father's Day)
Oldie But A Goodie - Transport (old stamp)
Totally Gorjuss - Spring Shades
Stamping Sensations - Celebrations (not Birthday)
Challenges For Everybody - Anything Goes



Thursday, April 11, 2013

SWALK Baby Boy Card


For my card I have used my new S.W.A.L.K "Treasured Baby" stamp by Crafters Companion. I have coloured this little sweetie with my Spectrum Noir pens and added some stickles to highlite. My papers are from the Papermania Boofle pack. I have used my Nestie dies to cut the scalloped rectangle and circle and also a small X-cut punch to make the tiny leaves. The flowers and mini buttons are from my stash. To finish I have added some more Stickles to the centre of my flowers and on the mini buttons.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Sketch and Stash - Sketch # 111 (my stash is new CC stamp and old flowers and buttons)
Stampin Sensations Challenge - Special Occasion (Not Birthday)
Divas By Design - Flowers
Lexi's Creations Challenge - Use Punches and/or Dies
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - April Showers and/or Spring Flowers
Stamp And Create Challenge - Use At Least One Die Cut
Totally Gorjuss - Anything Goes With Sparkle
7 Kids College Fund Challenge - Anything Goes
Natalie And Amy's Challenge - Monochromatic



Monday, April 8, 2013

Martini Nikki Card


For my card I have used a stamp from Ladybug Crafts Ink called "Martini Nikki" which I have coloured with my ProMarkers. I have added lots of tiny little gems to her chair where the studs would be. My paper is from the Papermania Heather Capsule Collection. I have used my MS Doily Lace punch for the border. My flowers are from WOC and I have used my tiny X-cut punch to make the leaves. The ribbon, charm and pearls are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Live And Love Crafts Challenge - BINGO (metal, flowers, pearls)
Sarah Hurley Challenge - Use A Character
Natalie and Amy's Challenge - Monochromatic
Bizzy Bec's Store Challenge - Tic-Tac-Toe (Punch, Bling, Ribbon)


Happy Day Amelia Card


For my card I have used a stamp from The Greeting Farm called Amelia from the Happy Day set. I have coloured her with my Promarkers and added lots of Stickles glitter. My paper is from the We R Memory Keepers "Love Struck" collection (I have added glitter to each of the polka dots on the stip of paper by hand with yet more Stickles lol) I cut the heart with my Cricut .....and added more Stickles!! To finish off I added some small flowers from my stash and some pearls. I have also used my tiny X-cut punch to make the tiny leaves.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Happy Birthday 
Songbird Challenge - Five Colours In Her Hair
Totally Gorjuss - Anything Goes With Sparkle
Creative Corner Challenges - Girly Birthday
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Stamp With Fun - Birthday


Friday, April 5, 2013

We are Sailing.....


For my card I have used this adorable Whiff of Joy stamp called "Sailing Tour". I have coloured it with my Spectrum Noir pens. I have used my MS border punch ( I think its called Scallop Dot) and also my Circut to cut the small scallop circle. The papers that I have used are digi papers from Nit Wit Collection. My little sail boat charm is also from Whiff of Joy. Ribbon and self adhesive nail heads are from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Hobby Cutz Challenges - Sketch or CAS (I used the sketch)
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Heck Of A Challenge - Just Add Water
Loves Rubber Stamps Challenge - Anything Goes
Oldie But A Goodie - Transport (old stash is my sentiment,ribbon and nail heads)
Sarah Hurley Challenge - Use A Character
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Happy Birthday
Here Come The Boys - Photo Inspirations
The Crazy Challnge - Add A Charm
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

Freebies put to good use for once lol

For this card I have used a stamp by Country Companions that came free with a magazine that I purchased recently, as did the papers!! I have coloured the image with my Spectrum Noirs and added some Stickles. My flowers are from WOC. I have used my nestie dies,a small woodware punch to make the leaves, and my MS Doily Lace punch for the border. To embellish I have added some pale blue organza ribbon, a butterfly charm, some pearls and clear gems, all from my stash.


I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Card Mania Challenge - Sketch #17 (I have turned the sketch on its side)
Crafts and Me Challenge - Spring Flowers
Crafty Creations Challenge - Flowers or Fairies
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Lexi's Creations Challenge - Punches And/Or Dies
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Happy Birthday
Totally Gorjuss - Something Blue
The Crazy Challenge - Use A Charm
Crafting For All Seasons - Floral Delight
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesday - Ribbons And Blooms
Sketchy Colors - Blue, Mint Green, White, Yellow
Stamptacular Sunday - Spring Fever

Monday, April 1, 2013

Crafty Cardmakers DT Card - Challenge #88 Humour


Our challenge this week at Crafty Cardmakers is  hosted by Suze, who has chosen the theme of Humour. 

It's April Fool's Day, a day for fun and trickery! Suze would therefore like to see some humour in your project. Perhaps a funny image or sentiment, or you might just want to add some googly eyes. Remember, laughter is the best medicine - so have fun! 

We are sponsored by 
DI'S DIGI DOWNLOADS
 with a
$10 GIFT VOUCHER 
and 
HOBBY ART

with these two fabulous stamps:-

Mouse Power

Bubble Bath


Here is my Humourous (hopefully lol) creation......


For my card I have used a Karen's Doodles digi stamp. I found the quote online and typed it out into a font that I liked. I bet by the time this fisherman got home and told his friends about this fish it was about 3 foot long lol !!! 

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
A Little Bit Crafty - Anything Goes
Critter Sketch Challenge - Colour Inspiration
Cute Card Thursday - Brass In Pocket (metal charm)
Divas By Design - Use Metal (charm)
The Crazy Challenge - Add A Charm
Cards For Men - April Fools