Monday, July 29, 2013

Crafty Cardmakers DT Card - Challenge #97 1,2,3 - 1 Image, 2 Papers and 3 Embellishments

Time for our new challenge at Crafty Cardmakers which is hosted by Elaine who has chosen the theme 1,2,3. Elaine would like to see projects with 1 Image , 2 Patterned Papers and 3 Embellishments.

We are sponsored this time by
THE PAPER SHELTER
with a $20 gift certificate for their fabulous store

And 

WOODWARE CRAFT COLLECTION
With a prize of £12.00 to spend at your favourite Woodware stockist, either in store or on line.

Here is my 1,2,3 card......


For my card I have used an adorable stamp from LOTV which, as always, I have coloured with my ProMarkers. My papers are from the Crafts Too "Spots and Stripes" pack and also from the Forever Friends "New Arrival" pack. My 3 embellishments are flowers, gems and mini buttons, which are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Card Mania Challenge - Summer Blooms
Crafts And Me Challenge - Anything Goes
Divas By Design - Anything Goes

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Bobbi Christmas Card


For my card I have used a new digi stamp from DigiStamp Boutique called  "Bobbi and Xmas Tree". I have coloured the image with my ProMarkers and added lots of Stickles and small red gems. My papers are from the "At Christmas" by Lucy Cromwell pack and the red paper is a printable from Pink Petticoat. My buttons, gems, pearls and ribbon are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Friday Sketch Challenge - Carole's Sketch
Crafts And Me Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Anything Goes With Ribbon
DigiStamp Boutique Customer Challenge - Anything Goes With A DSB Image
Divas By Design - Anything Goes
Fairytale Challenge - Christmas In July
I ♥ ProMarkers - Christmas In July
Sentimental Sunday - Christmas In July
Totally Gorjuss - Christmas In July



Monday, July 22, 2013

Lili Of The Valley Wedding Card


For this card I have used a LOTV stamp called "Over The Threshold" which I have coloured with my ProMarkers and added some Stickles. My paper is from a Creata. I have used my Dotted Swiss Cuttlebug embosing folder on the light purple card and a MS punch for the border (not sure what this one is called). The flowers that I have used are Sweetheart Blossoms from Wild Orchid Crafts. My pearls, gems and lace is from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Little Claire's Designs Challenge - Wedding or Anniversary
Emma's Crafty Challenge - Lace And Pearls
Wild Orchid Challenge - Blue And/Or Purples





Sunday, July 21, 2013

Pretty In Pink Thank You Card


Image: LOTV Stamp "Woof You"
Paper: Dovecraft Back To Basics III
Dies: Spellbinders Scalloped Square and Circle
Medium: ProMarkers and Stickles
Embellishments:  Flowers are from WOC and gems from my stash.


I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - Sketch #215 (above)
Card Mania Challenge - Pearls And/Or Gems
Craft Your Passion - Thank You
I ♥ ProMarkers - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations - Sketch Or Summer Colours
That Craft Place Challenge - It's A Girl Thing

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Cutey Hedgies!



 For my card I have used an adorable stamp by Penny Black called "Here Comes Christmas" which I have coloured with my ProMarkers and as always added lots of Stickles. I have cut out the hedgehogs and layered them off the background with some 3d foam. My papers are from the Fizzy Moon Christmas paper pack and also from the LOTV "Frosty Christmas" paper pack. I have used 2 different Die-namics snowflake dies and also a small Die-namics star die. To finish I added a sentiment and gems from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Sunday Sketch & Stamp - Carole's Sketch
Penny Black And More Challenge - Dies And Punches
Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Christmas In July
Card Mania Challenge - Pearls Or Gems
Crimbo Crackers - Anything Goes
I ♥ ProMarkers - Anything Goes
Loves Rubber Stamps Challenge - Christmas In July
Oldie But A Goodie - In The Garden (everything on this card is older than 6 months)


Monday, July 15, 2013

Crafty Cardmakers #96 - Birthday - DT Card

It's time for our new challenge at Crafty Cardmakers, this week our theme is a nice easy one.......Birthday!!

As it's our birthday, 4 years since our very first article was published and Crafty Cardmakers was born, Lin would like to see your birthday creations to celebrate our birthday. 

We are sponsored by 
with a $10 GIFT VOUCHER

and also by.....
with this fabulous prize:-
CS028D Spring Clear Stamp Set

Here is my Birthday card....


For my card I have used a Gruffies stamp coloured with my ProMarkers and added lots of Stickles glitter. My papers are from the Lucy Cromwell pack. I have used my MS Doily Lace punch for the border and a tiny X-cut punch for the leaves. All of my gems, pearls, flowers and lace are from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
House-Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge HMFMC149 - Add Some Sparkle
Card Mania Challenge - Pearls And/Or Gems
Emma's Crafty Challenge - Lace And Pearls
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT - Birthday
Stamping Sensations - Summer Colours
Totally Gorjuss - Sweet



Sunday, July 14, 2013

Christmas Eve Tilda Card


For my card I have used "Christmas Eve Tilda" which I have coloured with my ProMarkers and added lots of Star Dust Stickles. I have used 3 different papers from my scrap box. The dies that I have used are a circle Nestie, Nellie Snellen Multi Frame Die and my fave Die-Namic snowflake Dies. I have used my MS Doily Lace punch for the border. Gems and pearls are from my stash.

For this card I have followed one of the sketches at Tuesday Morning Sketches,there were 4 to chooese from and I chose the following....


I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
A Gem Of A Challenge - Spots And/Or Stripes
Crimbo Crackers - Girly
Marvelous Magnolia - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Old, New, Borrowed Or Blue ( Old stamp and papers and lots of Blue)
Southern Girls Challenge - No Spoolin (No Ribbon, Twine or anything from a Spool)
Tilda's Town Challenge - Anything Goes


Saturday, July 13, 2013

Tilly Daydream "Snowflake"


 For this card I have used some of the lovely crafty goodies that I got with a voucher that my hubby and daughter gave me for my 30th birthday :) The image is a new DoCrafts stamp called Tilly Daydream - Snowflake....I think she is sooo adorable!! I have coloured her with my ProMarkers , added some Icicle Stickles and also pearls as snowflakes. The dies that I have used for this card are: Oval Nestie, Floral Oval Nestie, Sizzix Fancy Banner Dies and Die-namic Snowflake dies. The snowflake paper that I have used is from the new Tilly Daydream paper pack and the dotty paper that I have used is from Crafts Too, Dots and Stripes paper pack. The gems, pearls, ribbon and charm are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Webshop AnMaCreatief - Challenge #22- Dies
A Creative Romance - Ribbon Or Twine
Crafting Musketeers - Ribbon and Pearls
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Cute Card Thursday - "Good Luck Charm" (I have used a Snowflake Charm)
Delightful Challenges - On The Fringe
Divas By Design - Charming
Inky Impressions Challenge - Christmas In July
No Matter Which Challenge - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Old, New, Borrowed Or Blue (New Stamp and Paper - Old Ribbon, Charm and Gems)
Penny Black And More - Dies And Punches
OOZAK Challenge - Anything Goes plus Girlie Theme


Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Sammy The Reindeer


To make my card I have used:
Image : Wild Rose Studio "Sammy" Stamp
Papers : Dovecraft Back To Basics Christmas
Medium : ProMarkers and Stickles
Dies and Punches : Marianne Designs Swirl Die, Joy Daisy Die, Small Scallop Circle Nestie, Nellie Snellen Flower Punch
Gems and Pearl From My Stash

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
A Gem Of A Challenge - Lots Of Layers
Allsorts Challenge Blog - My Favourite Things ( ProMarkers, Gems, Stickles, Flowers)
Card Mania Challenge - Christmas In July
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Christmas Card For A Child
Delightful Challenges - Into The Wild
Dream Valley Challenges - Make Your Own Flowers
Loves Rubberstamps Challenge - Use A Hoarded Item (Ive had my stamp well over a year and never used it)
No Matter Which Challenge - Anything Goes
Penny Black And More - Dies and Punches
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Stamp And Create Challenge - Christmas In July
Inky Impressions Challenge - Christmas In July



Thursday, July 4, 2013

Soooo Glittery!


For my card I have used my "Vivi" Greeting Farm stamp which I have coloured with my ProMarkers and added lots of Gold, Xmas Red and Star Dust stickles. I have cut her out and popped her on 3D foam on some Nesties Oval shapes. For the border on the side I have used an X-Cut border punch called "Lace Trim" The green paper that I have used is from the Dovecraft Back To Basics Vintage Christmas pack and the dotty ones are from my scrap box. My lace, pearl brad and gems are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Sunday Sketch and Stamp - Kim's Sketch
Anyone For Anya - Glitter
Card Mania Challenge - Christmas In July
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Whimsy Stamps Challenge - Ribbon And Lace
Scrappers Delight - Die-Cuts / Punches


Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Mum To Be Card


For my card I have used an Elisabeth Bell, Whiff of Joy stamp called "Pregnant Willow" and I have  stamped her sitting on a bench stamp from Magnolia (not sure what it is called sorry) I have coloured the image with my ProMarkers. The papers that I have used came free with the latest edition of Quick Cards magazine. I have used my MS Doily Lace border punch on the blue paper and also a small Woodware punch to make the leaves. My flowers, gems and mini heart buttons are all from my stash.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz Challenges - 3-2-1 Recipe (3 embellies(flowers,gems and buttons) 2 papers and 1 image)
Crafting For All Seasons - Make It Girly
Crafts And Me Challenge - Anything Goes
Elpine House Challenge - Tic-Tac-Toe (Buttons, Flowers, Gems)
Inky Chicks - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

Monday, July 1, 2013

Crafty Cardmakers DT Card - Challenge #95 "Holiday"

Time for our nee challenge at Crafty Cardmakers , this time around we are hosted by Josephine, who has chosen the theme 'Holiday'

Josephine would like to see projects that depict or are inspired by a holiday. Any holiday themed creation will qualify, but you might want to really inspire us, like a few of the team have below and create something to depict a holiday you would like to have, but have not gotten around to yet.

We are sponsored by 


with this fabulous Hero Arts embossing folder and stamp set

Here is my "Holiday" card.....

Most of my holidays involve going to a beach here in Ireland....so I usually end up freezing cold and wrapped in a towel like this little adorable Gruffy lol

I have used a Gruffies stamp which I have coloured with my ProMarkers (I also added some Perfect Pearls for the suncream) The seaside themed paper that I have used is from the Papermania "Ahoy There" pack and the red paper is from my scrap box. I have used an X-cut punch to make the border. To embellish I have added some yellow bakers twine, a starfish charm and some mini buttons which I have glittered with Stickles.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Crafts And Me Challenge - Anything Goes
Inky Chicks Challenge - Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesday - Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes