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Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Autumn with Less is More

Well my title give it all away so if you fancy making something with autumn colours then head off to Less Is More .
And here is my card just the one , sorry for not writing much but yet again I got a mad wk on and heading out soon so just doing my bloggging quick.

I know then is some colours in there you might say are not autumn colours but it got leaves and acorns so hope with be let off
stampin up - paper and card stock as well at the tree stamp which is from lovely as tree and inked with calypso coral
spellbinder die and some gold peel of stickers from Anita's

A sketch with Toread

Ok so if you stuck with layout then come and play along over at
Sketch Saturday as they have this great sketch for us and the sponsor for them is Stamp Fairy who will give the winner a $10 voucher.

Crafters companion - Toread card kit and core'dations oh and also stamp for the message and tag die from their own range.
My stash - ribbon and brads.

WOC - lace
Fantastic ribbon - buttons

Bling with paintbox poppets

As you might of guessed from my title its a bling theme from Totally Gorjuss and the sponsor for them is Heathers Hobbie Haven.

And here is what I have come up with
Crafters Companion - core'dations , Darice embossing folder , e-craft to cut the number 40 and paintbox poppet decoupage.
My stash for the bling and purple card for the mat.

Snowman gift bag and tag

This time at Winter Wonderland they wanted us do anything but no cards allowed so I went with a gift bag and matching tag as trying very hard this year to make my own gift wrap as well as cards.

So I best let you know that we have 2 sponsor this week who are
Lili Of The Valley who will give one winner a £10 voucher
IVA NOVA CHEST and they have this fab prize for the other winner

right time to show my card and say what I have used
Like I said early I went with a gift bag and bag base is from Hobby craft , which covered with centrua pearl card at the top and bottom also embossed it and then used some bits from the snowman card kit and all of that was from crafters companion, there are some bling and ribbon from my stash which sorry the picture is not showing very well.

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Silver flower fairy

So its a colour them over at Wild Orchid Challenge and they have given the colours of silver / gold or just one of them, I went with silver as it went with my blue fairy.
And it also means that we have a £15 voucher up for grabs as the prize from Wild Orchid Crafts.

Tilda - for the backing paper
Crafters Companion - glitter card and flower fairy decoupage oh also silver glitter spray on the flowers
WOC - flowers and corners
Pearls from my stash.

Autumn with Thomas Kinkade

So its gone all autumal over at Joanna Sheen , so lots of auntum colours to be used which have to say I am starting to like using more on my work.
It also means that there is a £15 voucher up for grabs to use on the Joanna's site.

So here is what I did and items used
Thought I would keep my card fairly simple as feel with the Thomas Kinkade images that they don;t need much.
Joanna Sheen - Thomas Kinkade Cd
Mirri card - my stash
Crafters companion - e-craft to cut the leaves and core'dations

Like I said a simple make.

Morehead Sketch

Yep we are on week 229 over at
Sketch Saturday and the sponsor this time for them is Simon Says Stamp who will give the winner a $25 voucher to use on the site.

So here is my make and items used.
Fantastic ribbon - for the ribbon border and bow
Crafters Companion - Toread Cd for the paper and stamp from the stamp range, centura pearl card pastel pack , spellbinder scalloped circle die and Gc
Promarkers and peel off stickers from my stash.
Bling - docrafts

Wings of thanks

This time at Less Is More Mandi and Chrisse , have given us the theme of wings so could be animals , planes ect. I went with the animal part for the wings. Oh and its also a one layer wk.

First of all I must say sorry for not leaving comments this week , my brother has been over from OZ so have been spending time with him as he heads back Friday , but will try harder next wk to be a better limmtte and leave comments.

So on to my card
To my card I used a scrap bit of centura snow white card  from crafters companion to make my base, then drew round a spellbinder die to give a frame to my stamp which like the butterflies are a magazine freebie and the inks used are from stampin up - wisteria wonder and pool party.

Thanks for looking x

Red and green winter PBP

So this time it was all about traditional Christmas over at Totally Gorjuss , so of course with the sponsor been Crafters Companion I just had to use one of there stamps as it fitted the traditional theme.

So on to my card and items used
Crafts Beautiful magazine - for the papers
Anita's peel off - broader stickers
Crafters Companion - spellbinder die the oval , tag die from their own range , winter paintbox poppets stamps
Promarkers to colour the image in and finally a brad from my stash .

Big card tree

This time at
Winter Wonderland  we have this photo to get our mojo's going so it could be the colours or babule and tinsel , I went with the colours and also the tree .
Also this time we have 2 sponsors
Joanna Sheen who will give on winner a £10 voucher
And the other is Delicious Doodles who will give the other winner 4 digi images.

So here is what I have come up with and items used.
Docrafts - snowman paper
Crafters Companion - centura pearl dark pack - the purple card - spellbinder die and GC
Joanna Sheen - white card , card candi and indigo blue tree stamp
Stampin up - ink
The craft barn - pearls

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Dinky Morehead Bag

So its a Anything goes theme for us all over at Totally Gorjuss and the sponsor for them this time is Joanna Sheen.

So here is what I have come up with and items used.

As you can see , I went for a little bag as it was a anything goes theme , don;t get me wrong love making cards but its nice to have change. So to make my bag I used - paper bag from hobby craft , a MS punch from my stash and then threaded some ribbon through which is from 1craft1 , topper is from the every day decoupage morehead kit that I got from crafters companion and few bling gems from my stash.

Toread sketch

OK I am sure by now I don't need to say who I been playing with but in case you just got into blogging or not heard of them , then I am playing along with
Sketch Saturday and the sponsor for them this time is Little Claire's designs.

So here is what I came up with and items used
Crafters Companion - the e-craft to cut the teal mat which is centura pearl card , Toread card Kit for the patterned card , topper and message
Joanna Sheen - card candi
Promarker to colour the Candi

Silver Christmas Bauble

Yes yet again my title has given away the theme over at Less Is More , so the theme is a colour one and its silver , and if stuck for any ideas that go and have a look at the fab Chrissie and Mandi and of course the other Limettes.

So here is my card , yep just one from me again its not even near Christmas and life is getting manic lol

So to make my card I used
A spellbinder oval die cut on the GC using core'dations - all from crafters companion
The a bauble is from Stampin up and I got the bundle as that also included the dies which I cut 4 times to make my bauble 3D and used dew drop silver in
Some twine tied at the top which is from Docrafts
Finally some ribbon at the bottom which is from fantastic ribbon

Autum clocks

So its getting all very Autum like here in Dorset and seems that the blogs  are in thats mood to as Crafty Creations Challenge would like to see Autum colours of reds , browns , yellows and oranges.

Must say I love the colours and also seeing the trees changing colour , just not the rain the I am kean on, oh well even more reason to craft.
And the sponsor for this week is
Digital Delights who will give the winner a $5.00 voucher
OK so the goodies I used to make my card - sorry just noticed the picture is blurry
Stamps - Indgio blue
Inks - Tim Holtz fro the red and brown , the orange is from stampin up
Fantastic ribbon - for the buttons
Twine - Docrafts
Crafters companion - Core'dations

Happy Birthday Crafters Comapanion

So as you might of guessed from my title its Crafters Companion birthday this month so if fancy joining then hop over to CC Monthly Challenge and also whats even better this month there will be 3 winners who will all receive a £30 voucher cool eh , but the real topping to the cake is one winner will get to be a GDT for 3 months , so even more reason to join in this month.
So now I got that all out the way on to my card , oh forgot to say your card must have at least one CC item on it .

Goodies used
Crafters Companion - Toread card kit for the card base , toppers and borders
Hobby craft - the bling

Friday, 5 October 2012

WOC - Xmas TIN

So its a anything goes them this fortnight over at Wild Orchids Challenge and it also means that WOC will give one lucky winner a £15 voucher.

Well I thought with Christmas creeping on us I would make a start on making my own gift bags , gift tins rather than buying this year and make it a bit more personal , plus love revamping items.

So here is my tin and items used and some close up pictures.
Magazine freebie for the papers and message
crafters companion - core'dations and spellbinders die oh and the Gc to cut it on.
WOC - lace , flat back pearls and flowers.
And the close up pictures then I promise you can go .


Thursday, 4 October 2012

Christams baking

This time its all about punching or die cutting over at Totally Gorjuss and the sponsor is Craft Work Cards.

So here is my little make and items used
Docrafts - card base
My stash - peel off sticker and gold card
Crafters Companion - Humphrey Christmas decoupage
Spellbinder die corner - for the die part of the theme
1craft1 - Bling

Toread in the garden

So this time its all about in the garden over at Joanna Sheen so that could mean flowers , fairies basically anything that would be down in the garden.
It also mean that there is a £15 voucher up for grabs to spend on Joanna's site.

As it was a garden theme I could help but use my new Toread stamps

OK so the goodies I used are
Crafters Companion - Toread card kit for the backing card and message and also one of the stamps
Spellbinder scalloped circle die - and GC
Joanna Sheen - card candi and foam pads.
Oh and also PM's to colour the stamp in

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Love and Marriage

As September is a 5 week month we have a lucky dip challenge which is Love and Marriage , yes I know we re in October now , but life has been busy so this is the 1st chance for me to get into blog land , so if you fancy a visit to then go to Less Is More .

So here is my card and goodies used
Crafters Companion - centura pearl snow white , Darcie embossing folder on the hearts which I cut on the e-craft
cuttlebug folder and GC
Tilda stamp and a hint of Pm's for a touch of colour

The Snowman Sketch

Yes I am back with a card for
Sketch Saturday sorry I haven't been in blog land for a while , things have rushed by and not left me much time to craft , but I am back and hope that nothing crops up for a while . OK now that's out the way on to the sponsor and the card I made and goodies used.
The Craft barn will give the lucky winner a £10 voucher
So the items to make this card are
Crafters companion - centura snow white card and the blue from the darks pack , the snowman card kit
Embossing folders and a gem from my stash.