Saturday, 17 February 2018

Sweet sixteen



    It's Saturday and time for another challenge at Send A Smile 4 Kids. The theme is anything goes with the option of cards for teens.
    I attached double sided tape around the edge of a blank card and scattered glitter over it before attaching teal card to it. I then added the image from Hunkydory's Little book of milestone birthdays, edged it with narrow satin ribbon and then decoupaged it. I added a card candi to each corner.
   Using the ribbon I made a large H. I used a Tattered Lace die to create the rest of the letters for the sentiment and glittered them.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with use ribbon
   4 Crafty Chicks - anything goes with lots of layers
   Crafting By Designs - anything goes
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Alphabet - x is for xtra special occasion

Friday, 16 February 2018

Bouquets



   It's Friday and a new anything goes challenge begins at QKR Stampede today.
   I matted paper printed using a House Mouse CD ROM onto green mirri and then white card to form the background for my design. The central digital image called Bouquet was coloured using Promarkers and then matted onto green mirri. I used the Tattered Lace die called chamomile spray to create the embellishments. These were also coloured using Promarkers. I added a bow to one of the sprays and a glitter peel off sentiment.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Digi Chooseday - anything goes
   Stamping Sensations - anything with flowers
   Crafty Calendar - two or more layers
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with use some ribbon
   Crafty Sentiments Designs - add flowers
   Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
   Crafting By Designs - anything goes
   Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - add a die cut
   Little Miss Muffet - anything goes

Monday, 12 February 2018

Popcorn romance


   The challenge beginning at Crafty Cardmakers today has the theme love and romance.
I matted deep pink paper onto white card and added a pale strip of pink down the left hand side. The image from the romance set of Popcorn the bear stamps was coloured using Promarkers. After cutting it out using a Tattered |Lace velvet Lace mini ruffle square die I coloured the edge and then embossed the ruffle. The sentiment and little hearts were stamped  using stamps from the same romance set and I cut these out using a tattered lace mini ruffle rectangle die and treated the edges in the same way as those of the main image. Finally I glued three red gem hearts to the pale pink strip.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Friends - love is in the air
   Penny black and More - love, hearts and flowers
   Creative Inspirations - love is in the air
   I Love Promarkers - love/wedding/anniversary
   Addicted to Stamps - have a heart
   Craft Rocket - love
   Deep Ocean - love is all around
   Ike's World - anything goes with love

Friday, 9 February 2018

Crazy love


   Another anything goes themed challenge begins today at QKR Stampede. With Valentines day not far off I choose to use this image called crazy love. After colouring it using Promarkers I cut it out using a Tattered Lace pearl rectangle die and then attached it to paper from my stash which had been matted onto green and then white card. Using more of the green card I cut the sentiment using Tattered Lace's washing line lots of love die. I also added some die cut hearts.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - love is in the air
   Cute Card Thursday - love
   I Love Promarkers - love/wedding/anniversary
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Passion For Promarkers - love and kisses
   Whoopsi Daisy - anything goes with valentine
   The Crazy Challenge - love
   Crafty Calendar - two or more layers
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with love is in the air
   The Crafter's Cafe - humorous
   Cupcake Inspirations - love
   Scrapping 4 Fun - love/ valentine
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Fabrika Fantasy - love
   The Paper Shelter - for the one you love
   Creatalicious - anything goes with love
   Craft Rocket - love
   Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - it must be love
   Simon Says Stamp Monday - love is in the air
   Deep Ocean - love is all around
   Patie's Creations Design - love is in the air
   Sweet Stampin' - anything but a birthday
   A Gem of a Challenge - have a heart

Monday, 5 February 2018

Big owl

   This week the challenge at Crafting From The Heart is being sponsored by

As always the theme is anything goes.


   I have used the Oddball Art digi called Big Owl bookworm. After colouring it using Promarkers I cut it out using a Tattered Lace pin dot circle die and matted and layered it onto a square of black card, printed paper from my stash and white card. I then added three copper pearls to each corner of the black card and a sentiment cut from black card using the tattered Lace ornamental with love die.

   I would like to enter this into the following  challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   The Crazy Challenge - love
   Crafty Calendar - two or more layers
   Cupcake Inspiration - love
   Crafty Sentiments Designs - anything goes
   Scrapping 4 Fun - love, valentine, wedding, friendship
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Fabrika Fantasy - love
   Catch The Bug - anything goes
   Scrapbook Stamp Society - anything goes with valentine
   Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - anything goes
   Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
   Creative Moments - anything goes

Sunday, 4 February 2018

Orchid girl


   This month the challenge at Dragonfly Dreams is being sponsored by Lacy Sunshine and has the theme flowers.
   I used paper from an old magazine as the background for my card and framed it using strips of pearlescent card which I had mitred at the corners. The image from Lacy Sunshine is called 'Rory's orchids' and after colouring it using Promarkers I cut it out using a Tattered Lace pearl rectangle die. I added some tuck in flowers cut using a Tattered Lace die and coloured using Promarkers and added a pearl to the centre of each flower. The sentiment was cut from black card again using Tattered Lace dies.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with one for the girls
   Crafty Sentiments Designs - anything goes
   Catch The Bug - anything goes
   The Paper Shelter - birthday cards
   Seize The Birthday - anything goes with candles option
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - anything goes
   Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes
   Crafting With Friends - anything goes
   Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Spring bunny



      This time the theme for the Send A Smile 4 Kids challenge is Easter or spring cards. I have used the Bebunni stamp taken from the brighten my day set and coloured it using Promarkers and dusting the edges using Distress ink. I matted it onto heavy green paper and attached yellow organza ribbon across each corner. I then matted it onto heavy brown paper and repeated with another row of ribbon. It was then matted onto white card. Finally I added a green peel off sentiment.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Cute Card Thursday -anything goes
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with one for the girls
   Crafty Sentiments Designs - anything goes
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - anything goes
   Little Miss Muffet - anything goes
   Addicted To Stamps and More - make your mark

Friday, 2 February 2018

Cupid bear



   Friday and time for another challenge at QKR Stampede and as always the theme is anything goes.
   I have used the digi called cupid bear and embossed clouds under it. After colouring it using Promarkers I matted it onto black card and attached it to red card which had been matted onto white card. I embossed the sentiment onto red card which I then matted onto black card.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Dream Valley - love
   Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - embossing
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   The Crazy Challenge - love
   Brown Sugar - Valentine's day
   Scrapping 4 Fun - love, valentine, wedding, friendship
   Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
   Fabrika Fantasy - love
   Creatalicious - anything goes with love
   Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
   Scrapbook Stamp Society - anything goes with valentine
   Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - anything goes
   Pattie's Creations Design - love is in the air
   Sweet Stampin - valentine/love
   Digi Stamps 4 Joy - anything goes with I love you

Monday, 29 January 2018

Roses


   There is a new Crafty Cardmakers Challenge beginning today the theme of which is get inky and messy.
   I flicked green ink over pink card and matted this onto white card. That's the messy bit done! For the rest of the card I used stamps from the roses set of Joanna Sheen's favourite flowers collection colouring the images using Promarkers and the edges using Distress ink.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Penny Black and More - something new (the ink)
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - something new (the ink)
   Allsorts - old favourites (the stamps)
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with something new (the ink)
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes with cute
   Paper Creator's Crafts - anything goes
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
    C.R.A.F.T. - distress your project
   Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes
   Creative Moments - anything goes

Friday, 26 January 2018

Birthday boy


   It's Friday again so that means a new QKR stampede challenge the theme of which is anything goes.
   I matted paper from Doodle Pantry's farmer birdie digi set onto white card and then added the birthday candle paper from my stash which I had matted onto black card. The digi image is called little boy and after colouring it using Promarkers I fussy cut it leaving a narrow white margin. I then matted it onto black card and fussy cut again leaving a narrow black margin so that the image would stand out from the background. The sentiment was cut from black card using various Tattered lace dies.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - something new (digi)
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Passion For Promarkers - lots of layers
   Digi Designs - birthdays
   The Crafty Addicts - anything goes with winter blues
   The Cutie Pie - January blues
   The paper Shelter - shades of blue
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes with cute
   Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - layer it up 
   A Gem of a Challenge - cool in blue
   That's Crafty - feeling blue