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Monday, 31 October 2011

Less Is More - lucky dip - stars

So over at Less Is More this time Mandi and Chrissie had gone for a lucky dip which ended up giving us the theme of stars on cards , not sure if mine are good enough this week , loved the theme but not sure about my cards are quiet clean and simple enough esp the 2nd one.


OK so here is card 1
Items used
stamp - Anita's - inked - Tim Holtz
stars - from my stash.
Think my camera is dying as its not always liking taking pics so sorry for if it looks odd.

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Card 2
The one I am not sure about.

Items used
a old Xmas card
ribbon - American crafts
flower gems - my stash.

Winter Wonderland - Clean and simple

This time at Winter Wonderland they wanted us to go all clean with a clean and simple card , so love this style of card. Before I get on to a ramble I ll get on and tell you the sponsor who is Simon Says stamp who is offering a $15 gift voucher to use on the site.
OK so time to show my card.
As its a clean and simple card there is not alot to say about what i ve used lol
topper - a old Xmas card
dark blue and light blue card for the mats is from the papermill.

Crafty Creations Challenges - Leaves and beautiful fall pallette

This time at Crafty Creations Challenges they wanted us to have leaves and some Autumn colours on cards.
And the sponsor for the week is Whiff of Joy with this stamp as the prize.
OK so guess I best show you my card and let you know what was used to make it.

Items used
BP - magazine freebie
message - Anita's which I coloured with ink from stash
cordations card , sanded
Ribbon - was off a birthday gift.

Wild Orchids Challenges - Santa Is coming to town

Well its time again to play over at Wild Orchids Challenges with the theme been Santa is coming to town so they wanted to see Santa on our work. And of course we have a fab prize up for grabs from Wild Orchid Crafts with this lovely prize.
OK so on to my card and the goodies I have used to make it.

Items used
red card - the paper mill
green card - cordations - which I ran through my ribbler and sanded
Grand spellbinder die - scalloped circles - mirr card - docrafts
father Xmas topper - a old Xmas card
flowers of course from wild orchids.

Just Magnolia - Merry Christams

Over at Just Magnolia this time they wanted us to go all merry with the theme of merry christmas , huge smiles here as love the run up to xmas and also love the sponsor they have this week who are The Ribbon Girl with this fabby prize.

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Items I have used
Kraft cordations - crafters companion
xmas pudding - is from a old xmas card
embossing folder - snowflakes - cuttlebug - sanded
tilda on gift coloured with Promarkers and glitter from my stash.

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Less Is More - POLKA DOTS

Well its going  a bit dotty over at Less Is More this time Mandi and Chrissie wanted us to going dotty with Polka dots on our cards . Loved this theme as it gave me a chance to play with my new cordations card stock.
But just one card from me this week as have had some lovely family time this week
Items used
Dotty folder - procraft - used on the cuttlebug
Cordations white wash
topper - a old Xmas card
Gem - my stash

Winter Wonderland - Vintage Christams

Over at Winter Wonderland this time they wanted us to do a vintage image and straight away I knew what image I wanted to use .
The sponsor for this week is Delicious Doodles who are offering 3 digital images as the prize.
Items used
Kraft card - paper manina
Coradations card stock - which I sanded and embossed
Dollie - wild orchids which I inked with silver ink - dew drops
mirri card for the corner from my stash - die used spellbinders creative range
peel off my stash
Topper - a old Xmas card.
Gems - hobby craft

Totally Gorjuss - Pastel Christmas

This time over at Totally Gorjuss they wanted to have a pastel christams , so as I have a few girlie xmas cards to do thought would use different shades of pastel pinks.
Oh before I forget no that you could with this sponsor who is Lilly of the Valley
Items used
card - papermania
mirri card - my stash
flower gems - hobby craft
Decoupage - Lottie from the Humperhy decoupage xmas set - crafters companion

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Less Is More - A Cocktail

Well Mandi and Chrissie got me thinking again with this theme at Less Is More of a Cocktail - but in the end I went with the drink kind as that's all my mojo and stash had lol.

Sorry for not writing much but wanted to make sure I got time to visit as many of your blogs as poss this week.
OK so the items used are
topper - from a old b day card and some mirri card from my stash and I went with the wonky angle as I can never get things straight lol

Winter Wonderland - Robin Redbreast

This time at Winter Wonderland they wanted us to have robin or robins on projects , I just cant help but a Xmas card us not right without a robin so loved this week's theme and also the fact we have 2 sponsors who are
Pink Gem Designs who are offering 4 digital images
And the 2nd is
Squiggle Stamps who are offering 2 digital images

Items used
Robin paper - docrafts
Message and frame round the robin - kanban
robin topper is from a old Xmas card
gems - hobby craft

Try It On Tuesday - Taking to the sky

OK so its another open theme over at Try It On Tuesday with the theme been taking to the Sky's . So hope what I have done fits it OK as birds take to the sky well that's my thought lol.
Kept it fairy simple on what I used as thought the stamp did it all.
Tim Holtz - distress ink - which i sprayed water on as want a very oldie look
Stamp - La Blanche
Brads - my stash

Totally Gorjuss - Bingo

Well over at Totally Gorjuss they wanted us to play a bit of BINGO and chose 3 items from the list bet you cant guess what mine are lol.
And the sponsor for the week is Simon Says Stamp who is giving a $10 voucher to use on the site.

So my 3 from the list are Lace , Buttons and Bling - see told you it would be hard to guess lol
So on to the items I have used.
Card stock and message - Kanban
Lace - Wild Orchids
Gems - my stash.

Just Magnolia - Distressed

This time at Just Magnolia they wanted us to get a bit distressed , which I love doing only on card making BTW lol.
And the sponsor for the week is Embellishments.de who are giving a voucher for 15 Euros to spend on their site.

Thought I go with a DL card for a change.
Items used
MS-border punch
Red and green - cordations card which I sanded and inked unfortunately I covered most of it up silly me.
Tilda with wreath and Noel message - coloured with PM's and glitter glue

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Less Is More - One layer - heart or hearts

OK so its time to go all clean and simple again with Mandi and Chrissie at Less Is More and this time they wanted us to do a one layer card with a heart or hearts on it . I went with hearts as that's all I had that I could do a one layer card with lol.

Items used
a DL card - my stash - sorry pic did nt show that to well
Stamp - docrafts freebie - coloured with a red promaker and gem also from my stash.

Crafty Creations Challenge - Challenge #139 = 321

This time at Crafty Creations Challenges they wanted to have a 3 2 1 theme so that meant 3 DP's 2 Embellishments and 1 Image .


 And the sponsor for the week is Willow Designs
Good prize eh
OK time to show my card I guess

Items used
3 = backing papers - kanban
2 = embellishments - flower and brad - my stash
1 = image = kanban
 with this fab prize

Wild Orchids Challenge - Christmas Fun

Well its that time again for using my pretty items as I like to call them for Wild Orchids Challenge and this time they wanted us to show some Christmas fun on cards , so of course that also means there is a fab prize from wild orchids crafts which is .
See told you it was fab
OK so on to my card

Item used
paper - my stash
MS - Snowflake punch
Dew drop gems - docrafts
Decoupage - Humphrey - from Crafters Companion
So of course the flowers have to be from wild orchids.

Try It On Tuesday - Tag week - Peace & Tranquility

Well its that time again for a us to do a tag for Try It On Tuesday with the them been Peace and Tranquility.
At 1st I thought of trees and water but then I remembered I had this stamp of a cat having a nap and I thought that fitted the bill well as when ever my cats nap they look is peaceful and tranquil.

Items used
Spellbinder die for the tag - I know its not the usual shape for a tag so hope its still OK
Ribbons - my stash
blue ink - Tim Holtz
Image - Pepper and friends - docrafts - coloured with Promarkers.

Winter Wonderland - Colours of Autum

So this time at Winter Wonderland they wanted us to have the colours of Autumn on our projects so IE orange ,red,brown and gold.
I chose red , brown and orange on my card .
OK so on this week sponsor who is Sassy Studio Designs who are offering 4 digital images as the prize.

Items used
red paper - docrafts
dark red , brown and orange card - cordations
messages and brad - my stash
card candi - Joanna Sheen
Humphrey Decoupage - Crafters Companion
Glitter glue - hobby craft

Just Magnolia - anything goes - coffee and cream

This time at Just Magnolia its a anything goes theme with the option of having coffee and cream colours on our project. And the sponsor for the week is Simon Says Stamp who is giving a $25 voucher to use on their site.

Items used
papers - cordations
MS - punch
Cake topper - kanban
Message - my stash
Tilda with roses - coloured with Promarkers

Friday, 7 October 2011

CC Monthly Challenge - Month 17 - pink and green

As its breast awareness month CC Monthly Challenge thought they would give us the theme of pink and green to support it. And of course we have a fab prize from Sara of £30 to use on her site.

I just had to go for a Humphrey image for my card as he my fave at the moment , well its his sister Lottie and her friend lol , just thought it suited pink and green very well .

Items used
Patterned cards - DCWV
paper for handmade flowers - my mind's eye
pink flower - wild orchids
card Candi - Joanna Sheen
And of course - Humphrey image - from Crafters Companion - coloured with Promarkers.

Less Is More - Colour of your eyes

Sorry girls , late in entering and have nt visited any one's blogs this week have been suffering with a migraine the last few days , still a bit heady now so wont be in blog land long but no way could I miss a week at Less Is More so hope my cards are up to standard for Mandi and Chrissie.

Card 1
Kraft card - papermaina
Topper and message - Kanban cats kit - QVC
silly me forgot to say the colour of eyes are green so thought the green leaves in topper and green eyes of cat would be OK for theme incase not then hope my 2nd card will do better.

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Card 2

Yes I squeezed a Christmas card in lol
Items sued
green card and punch - my stash
Noel stamp - Anita's
Tree topper - hobbycraft

Try It On Tuesday - Make it minimal

So over at Try It On Tuesday they wanted us to go all minimal with our cards , so love clean and simple cards , don't get me wrong all love cards with lots on . So as its card week it means we have One Stop cards who are offering a £10 voucher to use on their site.

Items used
Lace - wild orchids
Topper - kanban
Pearls - my stash

Craftu Creations Challenges - create a decoration

This time at Crafty Creations Challenges they wanted us to make a decoration anything not just Christmas - but me loving Christmas thought would make a wall hanging by using some old Cd's .
Before I forget the sponsor for this week is Polka Doodles who are offering this fab Cd as the prize
OK so on to my decoration - have to say I loved doing this some might do some more to sell for Wessex heartbeat foundation.


Items used
reindeer card - kanban
old Cd's my stash
ribbon - hobbycraft
Bells - from a old Xmas gift
message - kanban again
Gems - docrafts