Thursday, 12 April 2018

BEST WISHES


Morning everyone.  Today I am using a stamp I recently bought from Stamping Bella.  I love the detail in their stamps and it also makes me practice my colouring techniques.





Paper ~ "Graphic Grid Pastels" ~ MFT
Image Stamp ~ Stamping Bella ~ "Tiny Townie Fairy Garden House", coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment Stamp ~ Clearly Besotted ~ "Many Messages"
Enamel Dots ~ La De Dah
Dies ~ MFT

I would like to enter the following challenges:-

Passion for Promarkers ~ #439 ~ Blooming Days

As You Like It ~ Favourite Colouring Medium & Why ~ Promarkers.  I love all the different shades of colours and enjoy using them to bring an image to life (well hopefully anyway)

Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....






Thursday, 5 April 2018

JUST A NOTE


Morning everyone.  Back with another post. I am making some quick notelet cards using one of my favourite stamps from MFT.



Paper ~ "Easy, Breezy, Basics" ~ Craft Sensations
Flower Stamp ~ MFT ~ "Fly By Me", coloured with Inktense Pencils
Dies ~ Sugar Pea Designs & Apple Blossom
Sentiment Stamp ~ Clearly Besotted ~ "Many Messages"



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SENDING BIRTHDAY WISHES


Morning everyone.  Today I am using a digi stamp from Lilly of the Valley.  I have not used their stamps before and I took advantage of their recent sale.  I hope I have some this cute image justice.



Paper ~ From my stash

Digi Stamp ~ Lilley of the Valley ~ "James Big Sign", coloured with Promarkers
Dies ~ MFT

Enamel Hearts ~ from my stash



I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-



Passion for Promarkers ~ #438 ~ "Animals"

I love Promarkers ~ #356 ~ "Monochrome"

CCC Digi Designs ~ #91 ~ "Include an Animal"

  


Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....





Wednesday, 4 April 2018

CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS DT POST ~ SPRINGTIME


It's time for a new challenge at Creative Inspirations and this month's theme is SPRINGTIME!   It's time to celebrate the lovely season of Spring!

This fortnights prize is from CRAFTIE-CHARLIE and the prize is a £20 Gift Voucher!




For this month's theme I've created a card using a stamp from Stamping Bella which I think sums up springtime for me.


 

Paper ~ MFT ~ "Graphic Grid Pastels"
Stamp ~ Stamping Bella ~ "Tiny Townie Garden Girl Daffodil", coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment ~ Digi Stamp Boutique
Enamel Dots ~ Echo Park ~ "Happy Summer"
Other Dies ~ MFT

Look forward to seeing your creations over at the Creative Inspirations Blog.


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-

As You Like It ~ Favourite Flower & Why ~ (Daffodil as it makes me happy to know that                                                                              spring is on its way)





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Wednesday, 28 March 2018

SPRINGTIME DRESS


Today I am using one of my digi stamps from Digi Stamp Boutique.  I have invested in some better card - thank you Elaine, Marker Geek for your prompt customer service - and wow what a difference it makes to colouring with my Promarkers.  I am really pleased with the results.



Paper ~ Craft Sensations
Digi Stamps ~ Digi Stamp Boutique ~ "Dress & Mannequin", coloured with Promarkers
Dies ~ MFT & Clearly Besotted
Gems ~ Papermania

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-


Passion for Promarkers ~ #437 ~ "gorgeous gingham and perfect plaid"

Digi Stamp Boutique ~ Monthly Facebook Customer Competition

CCC Digi ~ #90 ~ For the Girls



Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....





Friday, 23 March 2018

EASTER/SPRINGTIME



Today I am using a new digi stamp from Digi Stamp Boutique.  Still waiting for spring to arrive in my garden and with more snow forecast over Easter it's not helping my daffodils open in the garden like this little bunny.......

Paper ~ Craft Sensations
Digi Stamps ~ Digi Stamp Boutique ~ "Spring Bunny", coloured with Promarkers
Other Dies ~ MFT, Lawn Fawn
Enamel Dots ~ Echo Park "Happy Summer"

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-



Passion for Promarkers ~ #436 ~ "Babies"

As You Like It ~ Favourite Easter Character & Why ~ Easter Bunny, who else would you want to visit at Easter!

Cute Card Thursday ~ #522 ~ "Easter"

Digi Stamp Boutique ~ Monthly Facebook Customer Competition




Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....









Thursday, 15 March 2018

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EWE


Today I am using one of my favourite stamp sets from Clearly Besotted to created a card for my niece's first birthday.  I love springtime, although we have not really seen it yet here in the UK and this little cutie reminds me of that time of year.



Paper ~ MFT "Graphic Grid Pastels"
Stamps & Co-ordinating Die ~ Clearly Besotted ~ "Feeling Sheepish", coloured with Promarkers
Other Dies ~ MFT, Apple Blossom  


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-


Passion for Promarkers ~ #435 ~ "Spring"

As You Like It ~ Favourite Easter Character & Why ~ Lamb/Sheep as they are so cute and remind me so much of springtime and Easter

Cute Card Thursday ~ #521 ~ "Celebrate"



Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....








Wednesday, 7 March 2018

CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS DT POST ~ ANY OCCASION

It's time for a new challenge at Creative Inspirations and this month's theme is  ANY OCCASION!   The choice is yours, create anything you like this month!


This month's prize is from ALL DRESSED UP and is 2 IMAGES OF THE WINNER'S CHOICE!



I've used an image from our sponsor for my card.  I sometimes wish I had a swing like this 
in my garden.


Papers ~ from my stash
Digi Image ~ All Dressed Up ~ "Fairy Swing", coloured with Promarkers
Stitched Flag Die ~ Sugar Pea Designs
Sentiment ~ Clearly Besotted ~ "Good Times"
Foam Flower ~ from my stash
Enamel Dot ~ Echo Park # "Happy Summer"
Other Dies ~ MFT

Look forward to seeing your creations over at the Creative Inspirations Blog.


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-

As You Like It ~ Single or Multiple Layers ~ I like to use both but will mostly use multiple layers as I think it makes the main image stand out more and gives more interest to the card.

Cute Card Thursday ~ AG

Passion for Promarkers ~ #434 ~ Only Girls Allowed

I Love Promarkers ~ #354 ~ For a Girl



Thanks for taking the time to stop by and enjoy the rest of your day.....








Wednesday, 7 February 2018

SOME EXCITING NEWS!

My exciting news is that I have been selected to join the Design Team at Creative Inspirations and I look forward to sharing my inspiration for  each month's challenge

So on to February's challenge.  This month's challenge is Love is in the Air and / or Colour Scheme!  Create something for a loved one or simply use a Pink /Red colour scheme!
This month we have two prizes up for grabs!

The first is from PETAL LU and the prize is a 30% DISCOUNT FROM THE STORE!
The second prize is from CRAFTY RIBBONS and the prize is some of their 
PINK & RED JAM JAR RIBBONS!

So on to my card.....I decided to combine the two themes and use a bit of red and pink together with some hearts.  This is a card that I have made for my bridesmaid at my wedding 11 years ago who has recently got engaged (how time flies)


Paper ~ Something Wonderful by Teresa Collins
Cardstock ~ from my stash
Stitched Flag Die ~ Sugar Pea Designs
Large Heart Balloon Die ~ Clearly Besotted ~ "Let's Party"
Small Heart Die ~ Newton's Nook ~ "Pug Hugs"
Bow & Vase Die ~ Clearly Besotted ~ "Good Times"
Sentiment Banner ~ MFT
Sentiment ~ Clearly Besotted ~ "Raise a Glass"
Enamel Dots ~ Echo Park ~ "Happy Summer

Look forward to seeing your creations over at the Creative Inspirations Blog.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-


As You Like It ~ Favourite way to add stitching (Faux, real, drawn and why) ~I like to use my collection of stitched dies for a crisp finish



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Saturday, 27 January 2018

TAGS

Today I am trying something new and making some tags.   I made some for my Christmas presents this year and really enjoyed it so thought I would try making some more.




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Tuesday, 9 January 2018

GRUMPY CAT

Today I am using another one of my mew stamps.  I am a big fan of cats and this stamp brings a smile to my face




Paper ~ Teresa Collins "Something Wonderful"

Cat Stamp ~ Gerda Steiner Designs ~ "All Cats", coloured with Promarkers

Sentiment ~ Mama Elephant  "Words Defined"

Enamel Dots ~ Echo Park


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-


Creative Inspirations ~ #Jan 18 ~ "Something New" (new Stamp)

Passion for Promarkers ~ #426 ~ "Masculine"


Cute Card Thursday ~ #511~ AG

Craft Stamper ~ Take it & Make It Challenge ~ January




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