Saturday, 21 November 2015

Labels


Hello,
Today's card is for the following challenge/s:

For my card, i used a Scruffy Little Kat image by Crafters companion. I coloured it, and added glitter to her eye's for some sparkly shadow.
The papers are Sew Lovely by Nitwit Collections.
I added a matching sentiment, lace, flowers and some dew drops to finish.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Creative Inspirations: Festive Fun


Hello,

It's time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations and this weeks challenge is...

FESTIVE FUN

For my creation this week, i decided to make a mixed media christmas canvas. I've been making canvases for the past few months but this is the first christmas one.
I painted a flat canvas with natural twine, then created a snowflake stencil and sponged around it in white to get the background.
To create the tree, i used panels of christmas papers from Basic Greys 25th &Pine collection, stuck with Modge podge gloss.
To embellish the tree i added small blue beads and rainbow sequins and for the tree topper, a large poinsettia. 
I finished with a printed sentiment ' o christmas tree' 

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Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Gingerbread Mice


Hello,

Today i have a House Mouse card to share, using one of my favorite HM christmas images.
For my card, i coloured my image in promarkers and added pearl glue to the gingerbread houses' icing.
The image is quite big, so i decided to make a 7x7 card. I used the new Festive Florals papers from Nitwit collections and matted on kraft.
I added twine and a sentiment to finish.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Creative Inspirations: Anything goes


Hello!
It is wednesday again which mean there is a new challenge at Creative Inspirations and this weeks challenge is...

ANYTHING GOES
WITH OPTIONAL SKETCH

This week we are sponsored by All Dressed up who kindly donated some images for us to use. I received this cutie, which i coloured using promarkers.
The papers are Basic Grey 25th & pine.

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Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Birthday Bella


Hello,

Today i am sharing a card i made a few weeks ago and have only just got around to putting on my blog.
Im a big Stamping Bella uptown girl fan, and this image has to be my favorite as i use it so often for friends birthdays. This time though, it is not for me to send, it was a commissioned card for a Sister.
I used Nitwit collections Nitwit Thicket range, the perfect collection for autumn, matted on kraft. I coloured my image with Promarkers and stamped the sentiment down the side of my image.
I added cream ribbon and bow, lace, flowers, a large coral pin and pearls to finish.

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Creative Inspirations: Sparkle


Hello!

It's Wednesday which means it is time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations and this weeks challenge is...

SPARKLE

We would like to see some sparkle on your cards and projects this week.
I decided to make a christmas card this week featuring a Saturated Canary stamp, coloured with promarkers.
The paper's are nitwit collections winter wishes, all matted on white. I embossed a panel with a snowflake embossing folder and added ribbon, die cut snowflakes, a doily, flowers and gems to finish.
The sparkle is on the fairies wings, added with stickles.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Creative Inspirations: Photo Inspiration


Hello,
It's Wednesday again, time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations and our challenge this week is 

Photo Inspiration



For my card, i decided to use a topper i had which is closest to the image itself. I die cut it into a circle and used Nitwit collections Manpants range for my papers.
To finish, i added green pearls and a sentiment.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

White wedding mice :HMFMC206


Hello,
The card i am sharing today is for the following challenge/s:
HMFMC206
For my card i used the cute wedding mice, coloured with promarkers and die cut into a circle.
I used a Darice embossing folder to create the middle panel, and stamped Congratulations underneath. To finish i added some white pearls along the top left.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Creative Inspirations: Anything goes


Hello,
It's wednesday which means it is time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations.

Our theme this week is

ANYTHING GOES
WITH OPTIONAL SKETCH

This week, i have used the sketch. We were also lucky enough to receive some sponsor images from Time 4 Tea. This one is Love fall.
I coloured my image with promarkers and used one of my favorite Nitwit collections range, Nitwit thicket.
I added a sentiment and some flowers to finish.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

In the Pink HMFMC205


Hello,

This week's challenge over at House Mouse and friends was a colour challenge, Pink!
For my card, i used one of my new stamps, Jewelry mice.
I coloured the image with promarkers.
The papers came from a Nitwit collection kit called Pinky Swear.
Because the image is quite large, i kept my design simple by adding just pearls and a sentiment.



Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Christmas 2015


Hello,
Today i am sharing my christmas card for this year. This time, everyone is getting the same A6 design, rather than all different. For my design, i used a stamping bella snowglobe stamp available at dies to die for.
I saw this image a few months back and have waited ages to get it.
I also used the matching sentiment which comes with it.

This post is also for Creative Inspirations and our challenge this week is

FUSSY AND FANCY OR CLEAN AND SIMPLE


Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Stars and/or Stripes


Hello,
This weeks challenge pver at Creative Inspirations is

STARS AND/OR STRIPES

For my card i used some gorjuss toppers and papers from the latest docrafts kit.
Everything was matted on black to bring out the famous black hair and i added a simple sentiment to finish.

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Anything goes at Creative Inspirations


Hello,
It's wednesday and time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations. 

This weeks challenge is...

ANYTHING GOES
WITH OPTIONAL SKETCH

For my card this week i used one of the lovely Gorjuss girl stamps by Docrafts. 
I used Nitwit collections BeYoutiful papers and added a large silk, pink bow.
The sentiment comes from one of the other Gorjuss stamps.

To see more of my Gorjuss creations, check out my docrafts gallery.

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

So Sweet at Creative Inspirations


Hello,
It's wednesday and time for a new Creative Inspirations challenge.
This weeks challenge is....

SO SWEET

You can either go for something sweet and cute, like me, or have sweet food twist.
I decided on cute and used this cute Wild Rose Studio image and matching papers which i bought while on holiday. I matted all my layers on silver mirror board and added a first christmas sentiment.

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Favorite Occasion


Hello,
This weeks challenge over at Creative Inspirations is

FAVORITE OCCASION

I chose anniversary as my favorite occasion. I used this sweet image from Lili of the valley, coloured as usual with promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections, Lilac blossom collection.
I added a doily, lace, a heart pin, flowers and a sentiment to finish.

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Warm Colours


Hello,
It's wednesday and time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations.
This weeks theme is

WARM COLOURS

So for this weeks challenge, i created a card using one of my Stamping bella uptown girls stamps, coloured with promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections, Nitwit Thicket.
I added the matching sentiment from the stamp, flowers, ribbon, lace and pearls to finish.

Friday, 28 August 2015

Superhero Birthday



Hi,
Today i have a quick card to share which i made especially for a family member who's birthday it was earlier in the week.

Over the past weekend, i spent my time making this superhero card using an digi image from Buddly crafts.
The papers are from Nitwit collections Super Stuey collection which i matted on black card to make it stand out.
I kept the embellishments simple as it was for a four year old, so i added some black pearls, a sentiment and a glittery number four from some scrapbook letters.

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Anything goes


Hello,
We are back from our summer break over at Creative Inspirations and this weeks new challenge theme is..

ANYTHING GOES
WITH AN OPTIONAL SKETCH

This week we are sponsored by the Paper Shelter who kindly gave us some images to work with.
I coloured my image with promarkers.
This week, i used the sketch, the papers are from Nitwit collections Poppies range.
I added flowers and a summery sentiment from Cuddly crafts.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

House Mouse: Flowers


Hello,
I have 2 posts to share today and this is my second.
I have made this card for the House Mouse challenge, which this fortnight is flowers. {HMFMC201 }
I used this sweet image which is a digi stamp on the CD rom, although i cut the black border off from around it.
I coloured it with promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections, Hydrangeas which have become my favorites.
I added lace and pearls as well as a simple sentiment to finish.

Baby Girl


Hello,
Today's card is for the following challenge/s:

I made this card using a cute Happy Hopper image from House Mouse designs, which i coloured with promarkers.
The papers are It's a girl! from Trimcraft, all matted on white.
I added lace, flowers, pearls, a doily and a sweet sentiment from Buddly crafts.

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Cardmaking and Papercraft Magazine Blog Card


Hello,
Today i have something special to share. 
Recently i was asked to Guest Design a card for Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine for their blog, and this is the card.

You can learn how to make it, and see the full blog post here.


Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Strong, Positive and Beautiful Canvas

Hello,
It's been a few weeks since i last posted anything so i thought i would share my latest canvas.
This one is Strong, Positive and Beautiful.


The paper's are from DCWV's The Butterfly Garden collection.
This Prima doll is Olive, i have only used the body, head and top, then i painted my own hair using acrylics.

I used the strips technique to create the dress.
The words came from a Tim Holtz book.
The pretty butterfly embellishments came from a craft fair.


Saturday, 8 August 2015

Birthday Bunnies


Hello,
Just a quick card to share today. This one i have made for the following challenges:

For my card i used a happy hoppers image, little bee bunnies. I coloured it using promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections Daisy range.
To embellish i added blue ribbon, a doily, sentiment and some flowers.

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

House mouse and friend HMFMC199


Hello,
Today's card i have made for this fortnights House Mouse and friends challenge which is

House Mouse and a friend
HMFMC199

For my card, i used one of my favorite stamps, featuring the mouse in the bird feeder.
I coloured it using promarkers.
My papers are by Craft Asylum, and to embellish, i added ribbon, flowers and a sentiment.

Friday, 24 July 2015

Happily Ever after Canvas


Hello,
I have another canvas to share this week, this one having a bit of a fairytale theme.

For this canvas, i used DCWV papers which i used for the collage technique. I also used the sponge painting technique too around the edges.
For this canvas i created my own doll. The arms and head are from the Julie nutting doll with the ruffle dress available here, but i created my own outfit, making a princess gown. I also changed the hair by painting a bun style.
You probably can't see but added to the gown's skirt is a thin peice of tulle which add's to the dress.
I added some words, along with a wooden butterfly embellishment and some flowers. 


Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Flowers at Creative Inspirations


Hello,
It's time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations, this one will also last longer than the usual week as we are having a summer break so plenty of time to enter.

This weeks challenge is...

FLOWERS

This is one of my favorite challenge's as i love flowers and pretty much put them on every card, apart from the odd exceptions.
For my card i used one of the new digi sets from Saturated Canary. This one is part of the 60's / 70's decades set.
I cropped my image and coloured using promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections and are from the Pinky swear collection.
To embelliss, i added ribbon, pearls, flowers and a sentiment.

Monday, 20 July 2015

Fifties Birthday


Hello,
Today i have a card to share which i made using one of the new saturated canary fashion decades images, this one is 50's.
I used nitwit collection Dress shoppe papers, and added a verse to the front of my card.
I coloured my image with promarkers and added lace, pearls and some flowers to finish.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenge/s:

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Lets colour at Creative Inspirations


Hello,
It's time for a new challenge at Creative inspirations and this weeks challenge is 

LETS COLOUR

We want to see an image coloured by you, no pre coloured toppers aloud.
For my card i used Celebration Tilda from the graduate collection.
I coloured my image with promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections, Sew fitting which can be found here.
To embellish, i added lace, ribbon, pearls, flowers and an 18th sentiment.

Im also entering this into the Ribbon girl anything goes challenge.

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Forties


Hello,
Today i have a card to share that i made for the new Saturated Canary colouring challenge.
For this i used the 40's image from the 40's and 50's set.

For my card, i used paper's by Nitwit collections. These one's are from the Potting shed collection.
I cropped my image and coloured her using promarkers.
To embellish, i added a doily, cheesecloth, pearls and flowers as well as a pearl cluster in the centre of the largest flower.
To finish, i added a sentiment and glossed over the lips with glossy accents.

Thursday, 9 July 2015

Be your.... Canvas

Hello,
Today i have another mixed media canvas to show.
This one uses 6 Julie Nutting doll stamps, my main focus being Olive.
The other's are listed below.

My background is a simple white canvas with sponged blue and pink as shown in the Julie Niutting Collage Couture book.
For the dress, i used Craft Asylum candy papers. I added flowers, pearls and some Tim Holtz stickers for the sentiment.


Items Used:
Julie Nutting doll stamps by Prima
Megan, Dita , Doll in peasant dress , Olive, Natalie and Betty.
Flat backed canvas panels
London fog memento ink
Craft Asylum Candy papers
Watercolour paper and aquamarkers { For Olive's skin and hair }
Tim holtz word stickers
Flowers
Pearls
Modge Podge
Light blue, pink and white acrylic paint
Fine line black pen

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Girly at Creative Inspirations


Hello,
This weeks challenge at Creative Inspirations is

GIRLY

For my card, i used one of my favorite Saturated Canary images, Gardener Gayle. This is the original stamp but you can now buy it in digi form.
I coloured my image with promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections, and this collection is Dress Shoppe and is one of my favorite collections.
To embellish, i added flowers, pearls, a doily and a sentiment.

Friday, 3 July 2015

Mixed Media Canvas


Hello,
Today i have something new to share. In the past few day's i have been trying out some mixed media canvases using the Prima Julie Nutting dolls.
This one is my first attempt. 
I created it using a flatback canvas panel, and painted the edges in pink.
I used the paper collage technique, these papers are from the Dear Lizzy collection by American crafts.
I used Doll with ruffle dress, and painted the hair.
I drew the flowers onto the canvas.

I'll have more to share soon, including a notebook and another canvas in pink, blue and grey......

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Congratulations HMFMC196


Hello,
Today's card is for the House Mouse and friends challenge, which this fortnight was Congratulations. {HMFMC196}
I used one of my favorite, and most popular stamps, the little wedding couple.
I used Dearly beloved papers by Nitwit collections, which can be found here.
I added lace, a heart shaped doily, pearls and a sentiment from LOTV.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Anything goes at Creative Inspirations


Hello,
This weeks challenge over at Creative Inspirations is...

ANYTHING GOES WITH OPTIONAL SKETCH

This week, our sponsor is All Dressed Up who kindly gave us an some images to use.
This image is called Little Dreamer and can be found here.
For my card, i coloured the image with promarkers. The papers are from Nitwit collections Dress Shoppe collection.
I added a doily and some pearls, as well as a sentiment.


Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Your Favorite things at Creative Inspirations


Hello!
It's Wednesday, which mean's it is time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations and this weeks challenge is..

YOUR FAVORITE...

So this week we want you to create something which has one of your favorite things on, whether that's backing papers, a stamp or even an embellishment.

I created this card for my Mum who's birthday it was on monday. I used my favorite Nitwit collection papers, Romance and Roses which are full of pretty florals and patterns, which matched this LOTV image well.
I added a doily, some pearls, a few flowers and a sentiment to finish.

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

For a male at Creative Inspirations


Hello,
This weeks challenge over at Creative inspirations is

FOR A MALE

So we want to see all of your men/boy creations this week.
For my card i used some magnolia stamps, Lucky edwin and golden creek background, coloured with promarkers.
The paper's are nitwit collections gentlemen folk which you can find here.
To finish, i added some twine and a sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenge/s:

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Buttons and Bows at Creative Inspirations


Hello,
It's wednesday which means it is time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations and this weeks theme is...

BUTTONS AND BOWS

For my card i used a Happy hopper image, which i coloured with promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections Stuffed with Love collection which can be found here.
I added some pale yellow ribbon and a mixture of buttons to embellish as well as a sentiment, which is from Cuddly Buddly.

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

For a friend at Creative Inspirations


Hello,
It's wednesday and time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations.
This weeks challenge is...

FOR A FRIEND

For my card, i used one of my new Stamping bella buys, this one is Chandler makes a choice, coloured with promarkers.
The papers are Nitwit collections: Pinky swear which you can  find here.
I added a sentiment and pearls to finish.



Thursday, 21 May 2015

Summer Gruffies

Hello,
Today's card is for the House Mouse and friends challenge: Summer HMFMC#194,
For my card i used this cute gruffie image, coloured with promarkers.
The papers are first edition ahoy there.
To embellish, i added twine, an anchor charm and some circular sentiments from cuddly buddly.

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Anything goes at Creative Inspirations


Hello,
It's Wednesday which means it is time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations and this weeks theme is 

ANYTHING GOES
with an optional sketch

For my card, i used one of the new stamps from the Magnolia Sakura collection, available at Bunny zoe crafts. This is Flowers for sale.
I was inspired to make something flowery due to it being the chelsea flower show this week.
I coloured my image with promarkers.
The papers are from Nitwit collections and are from the Romance and Roses collection.
To embellish, i added flowers, pearls, a doily and lace along with a sentiment.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Shabby Chic at Creative Inspirations


Hello,
It's wednesday, time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations and this weeks challenge theme is

SHABBY CHIC

For my card i used a cute Tilda image. This one came from last years christmas collection, but it can be used for anything. It's little kitchen Tilda.
My papers are nitwit collections Sew fitting.

To embellish, i added organza rose ribbon, mini white pompoms, lace, ribbon, a doily, flowers and a sentiment.

Monday, 11 May 2015

Friends


Today's card is for the Passion for promarkers challenge, which this week was keep calm and relax and the ribbon girl challenge, shaped cards or anything goes.
For my card, i used a stamping bella uptown girls image, with it's matching sentiment.
The papers are from Nitwit collections and are Daisy too in blues and yellows.
I added some blue ribbon and flowers to finish.

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Congratulations!


Hello,
Today's card is for the following challenges:

For my card i used a happy hopper image, coloured with promarkers.
The papers are doodlebug, sugar and spice, all matted on white card.
I added some organza ribbon and a sentiment to finish.

Whimsy Penguins

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