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Sunday, 26 August 2012

321 - stamping up trees

So its a number theme from Mandi and Chrissie at Less Is More and the numbers they wanted this time where 3 2 1 . Which meant 3 of some 2 of something else and you guessed it 1 of something else.
For my 3 2 1 , I went with 3 tress , 2 words and 1 colour and also just one card as time is not going to be on my side  yet again.

So it is , as always like any feedback good or bad , thanks for looking.
Well as its very very simple there not much to say about was was used
So the tree image came from my new stamping up stamp lovely as a tree which I inked up with peeled paint from Tim Holtz and peel of stickers for the message .

Using my bits and bobs

OK so no need to really who I am blogging with at the moment , but incase you don't know this sketch is from
Sketch Saturday and the sponsor for them this time is The Craft barn who will give the winner a £10 voucher.

Items used
papers and message from the docrafts July Christmas goodie bag
Brads and topper are from my stash
Ribbon - Fantastic ribbon.

Christams Heart with Tilda

So its all about hearts over at Just Magnolia and even has a love them in its name which is Crafts U Love who will give the winner a £10 voucher.

So here is my Love heart for Christmas
So to make my card I used
Spellbinder scalloped oval die to make the base of the card , e-craft to cut the heart and core'dations - from crafters companion
message - docrafts July Xmas goodie bag
pearls to frame the heart - Joanna Sheen
And finally Tilda with wreath - coloured with PM's and gold skaura pen.

Winter PBP - Red and green

So its all about Red and Green over at Winter Wonderland and they have treat for us this week with 2 sponsors who are
Sassy Studios Designs and they will give the winner 4 digis
And the other sponsor is
Pink Gem Designs who will also give the other winner 4 digis

So guess its time to show my card off hope its OK as there is some gold in it .
OK goodies used
Centura card from the new dark pack , Winter paint box poppets Cd and Decoupage - all from Crafters Companion
Peel off stickers for the border - from my stash.

1st Christmas Morehead

So its all about babies at Totally Gorjuss , and I thought I would go with using some of my new Morehead Decoupage and the image I used is a real cutie and I thought it fitted into the theme just right . So enough of me rambling on to the sponsor who is Lili Of The Valley.

Went with a fairly simple looking card , as for some reason I like to keep baby cards simple not sure why any way on to the items used.
Centura snow white card for the base , core'dations from the Christmas pack , Morehead Christmas decoupage and message from the Humphrey's corner Xmas stamp range - all from crafters companion.
Spellbinder for the mat which I got from Hobby craft
Ribbon - from 1craft1

Tag Moreheads , with twine and gems

So this time over at Crafty Creations Challenge they wanted to see some twine and gems on our work, and the sponsor for them is Susanne from San Designs who will give the winner 5 digi images.

So here is my little card and goodies used.
Goodies used
Card is from the July Christmas goodie bag from docrafts , it 1st started out a light brown , but I deiced I wanted it to fit into my blue them so I went over it with a Tim Holtz Broken China distress ink - from Crafters Companion .
Also from crafters companion are the dies for the tag and mat , core'dations , decoupage and paper are from the Morehead decoupage Christmas kit .
Twine is from docrafts and finally the message and gems are from my stash.

Friday, 24 August 2012

Summer flowers bag

This time from Wild Orchid Challenge they wanted to see summer flowers on work , mind you with the weather today you think it was the start of Autumn.
And it also means that the fabby Wild Orchid Crafts will give a lucky winner a £15 voucher.

Goodies used
paper bag , Tilda paper  and pearl bead trim- hobby craft
Stamp - magazine freebie - coloured with Pm's that where from Joanna Sheen
Dollie , brad and flowers - WOC.
Also took some close up pics of the WOC goodies


Indigo Blue Senitment

This fornights theme is to have the sentiment as the main part of the card which is set for us from Joanna Sheen Challenge and that also means the prize is fab £15 voucher from Joanna.

So here is my card , maybe I should of called it pink senitment lol , as went very girlie on this card.
So goodies used
Are centura peal card snow white and fancy oval die , Gc - all from crafters companion
The ribbons are from my stash
Promakrers , Indgio blue message and pearls - from Joanna Sheen.
Oh Tim Holtz spun sugar ink - sorry can't rember who I got it from

Sorry for any spelling mistake , the spell checker was'nt playing ball

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Tearing it up

So its a theme for us limettes this week at Less Is More and the theme from Chrissie and Mandi
was tearing paper which have to say I really enjoyed as have had stressful time of things the last couple of months so this helped get rid of some of the stress , hence the 2 cards lol.

This one
I used , scrap bit of white card to stamp my new tree stamp from indigo blue that I got from JS and added some Tim Holtz in round the edges to show my tearing and buttons and bling from my stash oh and peel off sticker

And this one was scrap bits of core'datuons , peel off and topper from my stash oh and bit of bling

Morehead 1st card

Yes its me again playing with sketch Saturday , mind you did my card few days ago for it but been so busy had nt got round to blogging it , but at least some free time has come about so here I am  and also to tell you who the sponsor is for the week Prarie Fairy Designs who will give the winner a $10 voucher
So if you want to play to then pop over to Sketch Saturday

OK goodies used
backing papers , topper from the Moreheads Cd and core'dations - are all from crafters companion
buttons , ribbon and message - all my bits and bobs/ scraps box

Monday, 13 August 2012

Fur or Feathers

Yet again I must say sorry for my lack of comments , I am a very limette . But with helping mum and dad move and a stinky cold I have nt had time or felt like looking at a computer , so I promise that the next week I ll be back to been a limette and hopefully out of all your bad books .

So now that's all out the way on to this week theme from Mandi and Chrissie which is to have fur or feather on cards but keep it one layer and of course the clean and simple .
I went with one of each and will say loved this theme and could of done more if time had allowed .

so here are my cards and goodies used.

to make this one I used
a corner spellbinder die and embossed it in my Gc - from crafters companion
LOTV doggie for the fur part of the theme - coloured with Pm's

and this one was made with
large scalloped oval die , Gc - yet again from crafters companion
metallic gold Pm over the embossing
penguin stamp - from stampavie yes that's the feather part of the theme lol - and yes also PM's again for the colouring in.

Snowman sketch

Yes time has really gone that quick and its time for me to play with another sketch from Sketch Saturday and the sponsor for them this time is Simon Says Stamp who will give the winner a $25 voucher.

So here is what I have done with the sketch and the goodies used
patterened card stock , topper and message from the snowman card kit , purple card - all from crafters companion
twine - do crafts
pearls - Joanna Sheen

lacey mulberry

Well I am so loving all the blogs that I take part in at the moment as they are having lots of my fave themes , plus I love blogging and one of the blogs that has made my day is Totally Gorjuss as they have the theme of lace .
But as I am running low on lace had to come up with alternative.
So on to this week's sponsors who is Crafters Companion who will give the winner a £10 voucher.

Goodies used
card stock , topper and message - all from the Mulberry Wood card kit - crafters companion
Dollie to have the lace effect - WOC
flower and button flower - my stash.

Tilda with swirls and pearls

So is one of my fave themes that blogs do and its swirls and pearls and this time its from Just Magnolia and the sponsor for them this time is WOC who will give the lucky winner a £10 voucher.

Goodies used
Centura snow white card , core'dations and e-craft to cut the swirls , Gc and large spellbinder oval die - all from crafters companion
Peel off sticker is from my stash
paper - is from docrafts
pearls - Joanna Sheen
Tilda on gift - coloured with PM's

back to old times

So its a photo week theme from Winter Wonderland and we could go with the colours or image from the picture I did a bit of both for my card.
And we have a treat this week with 2 sponsors who are
Joanna Sheen who will give one winner a £10 voucher and the other sponsor is
Sassy Studio who will give the other winner 4 digi images.

Goodies used
core'dations , centura pearl snow white , Darice swirl embossing folder and GC - all from crafters companion
Ribbon and topper is from my stash
Pearls - Joanna Sheen

Friday, 10 August 2012

A pretty Noel

So its a colour theme this fortnight from Wild Orchid Challenge and the colours they wanted to see where pink and green , as 1st I was nt so sure but once I got going loved the 2 colours together.
It also means that WOC and they will give the winner a £15 voucher.

Goodies used
paper - from Tilda - got mine from hobby craft
core'dations and e-craft to cut the circle  and letters- crafters companion
the lave and flowers are from - WOC - I used my pm to colour the lace and Tim Holtz inks to colour the flowers.

Kanban camper

Well its time for a colour theme from Less Is More and this time its blue and green. yay to the blue but not so much the green . So just one card from me this time as suffering from a silly cold and not feeling like crafting much at all but could nt miss doing a less is more one , hence me not commenting this week big sorry everyone . Promise as soon as I am back to normal what ever that is ,my comments will back.

OK so less of my moaning on to my card

Yep very simple indeed
to make this card I used a kanban stamp and stamped it straight onto my centura pearl card from crafters companion which is acutally a scrap so its given it a different size than I am used to think its 3x8 inches and have to say I like it and of course the image is coloured with my PM's

Little mulbery sketch

Sorry if what I am writing makes no sense but have a stupid cold which is making my head more fuzzy than normal lol .
OK so I am entering this little card into the Totally Gorjuss and they have this sketch for us to play with
And as its a sketch week it means we have Joanna Sheen who will give the winner a £10 voucher.

Items to make my card
card stock , spellbinder large scalloped square die , Gc , toppers , message and border - all from the mulberry wood kit from crafters companion
Lace - WOC

Monday, 6 August 2012

Snowman actate

This time its all about trying some thing new this fortnight over at Joanna Sheen Challenge and it also means a fab £15 voucher is up for grabs from Joanna.

For my trying something I thought I would give actate a go as the base for the card , which I really liked the look of so will have to get some more some when.

so here is my card
Items used
actate , topper , border and message - from crafters companion
gems - my stash

Ribbon and lace xmas

So this time at Winter Wonderland they wanted to see some ribbon and lace on work , yay love ribbon and lace , So I had huge smiles to this theme.
Also smiles for the sponsor they have this week which is Crafters Companion who will give the winner a £10 voucher.

Goodies used
core'dations - crafters companion
ribbon and lace - my stash
topper from a old xmas card

Noel - flowers

This time is anything goes theme with the option of handmade flowers over at Just Magnolia and the sponsor for them is Simon Says Stamp and the winner will get a $25 voucher to use with them.

Goodies used
paper - from my stash
Noel stamp from the Tilda range - coloured with Pm's
Snowflake stamp - crafters companion
flowers cut on the e-craft using core'dations and brads from my stash
Pearls - Joanna Sheen

Decorationg the tree

So its all about best friends over at CC Monthly Challenge and as I am still getting round to using my mulberry wood stamps thought what better than that for this theme a group of friends doing the tree but kitty cats.
And before I show you my card best say that there is a £30 voucher up for grabs from the fab Sara.

Items used
papers and Dollie from my stash
glitter spray and stamp from crafters companion
pearls - Joanna Sheen
Promarkers for colouring in
Oh and also some glitter glue from hobby craft on the trees.

Mulberry wood bag

So its another anything goes theme over at Try It On Tuesday and thought I would do a Christmas bag for a change , plus its more fun making them than buying them .

Goodies used
old paper bag
card stock , topper and message - mulberry wood card kit and gold glitter spray - crafters companion
ribbon - my stash
flowers - hobby craft