Thursday, 28 January 2010

Get Well Card & 7 Challenges!!!!

The challenges that I am entering this Card and gift/pocket card for are:

Whiff of joy challenge - Sketch
Cupcake craft challenges - A matching set (card & gift)
ThePink Elephant Challenge - Polka dots, Ribbon & Pink
A Spoon full of sugar challenge - Freestyle
Creative Card Crew - Punch it! (punched edges & leaves)
Cute Card Thursday - Blooming gorgeous (flowers)
Pile it on - Warm Wishes


I followed the fab!!! tutorial by Rachel Jakes on the WOJ tutorial blog HERE for the gift/ pocket card. My daughter is having surgery in the summer and as soon as I saw this tutorial I knew I had to have a go. So I am planning on keeping it for her though the contents will change a little by then I will keep the hand gel and the lip Baslm in but replace the tissues with something else.


Image is Willow with hot chocolate from Whiff of joy and has been coloured with copic markers and all edges distressed with Tim Holtz antique linen. Papers are papermania Regency.Used a punch for the scalloped edges and leaves. Sentinent stamps are from personal impressions and used my oval nesties and new scalloped nesties. Polka dot ribbon from American crafts.

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Whiff of joy Challenge!

There is a great Sketch to follow at the Whiff of Joy Challenge Blog.
I knew I just had to use it, Image is Williow with hot chocolate coloured with copic markers and edges distresses with Tim Holtz ink Antique linen. Papers I think are papermania Sentiment is a papermania rub from Michelle. Ribbon and gems from my stash swirls are die cut.

Saturday, 16 January 2010

Hippy 60's Card & 5 Challenges!


I am entering this card into the following 5 challenges.
Cupcake craft challenge - Going Girly ( girls birthday)
The Pink Elephant challenge - Birthday (says it all)
Digital TuesdayChallenge - Emboss it ( embossing folder used)
Creative card crew - Distressing ( chalked edges & roughed with scissors)
Dare you to Digi stamp - Buttons (centre of flowers)

Image is from Sassy Studio Designs (hippy) and has deen coloured with my copics and edges distressed with chalks. Flowers are Prima, Retro vellum from my stash, Ticket stamp from Inkadinkado again distressed with chalk and edges roughed with a scissors.
My daughter is off to a 60's fancy dress party so this is the card I made for her friend.

Friday, 15 January 2010

Angela has this Amazing Candy!!!!!!!!!!


If so, then hop on over to the Scrap Journal of Angela H! She has a wonderful blog--she shares wonderful tutorials on many aspects of paper crafting, and she is giving away this awesome looking tool called The Paper Gator, manufactured by Crafting It Forward. Here's a pic:

You want to hurry on this one. The contest ends on Friday, January 15th. The winner will be announced on Sat, the 16th.

Sunday, 10 January 2010

3 challenges !!


A spoon full of sugar challenge - Hearts (paper)
Creative card crew - Distressing (distressed ink)
Simon says stamp challenge - Hot chocolate ( pink & Brown)
Here is my february calender page from the calender I am making for my daughters birthday.
Image is Willow with chocolates from Whiff of Joy coloured with my copics and edges distressed with Tom Holtz ink Antique linen. Paper from papermania, Ribbon slider and flowers from stash, Leaves bought ready punched from ebay.

3 in 1 challenges !


Creative Card Crew - Distressing ( inked edges)
Simon says stamp challenge - Hot Chocolate ( image)
Pile it on - Welcome 2010 (2010 calender)
Here is my January calender page for the above challenges. I am making this for my daughters birthday tomorrow ( only the cover left to do now)
Image is willow with Hot Chocolate from Whiff of joy colored with my copics and edges distresses with Tim Holtz ink Antique Linen. Paper - papermania, Flowers - Prima, Leaves bought ready punched from ebay. I have a few more pages to post that fit other challenges. It's been a busy day and I have not started her cards yet!

Saturday, 9 January 2010

5 Challenges 1 Card!!!!!!


Here are the challenges I am entering my card for.
Papertake weekly - New Beginings (wedding)
Stampin for the weekend - New Beginings (Married life)
ABC - L is for layering ( images have been layered)
Cute Card Thursday - All New (Charm & ribbons)
Sophisticat - Fancy edges ( Sticky ribbon Edges around oval)

I had a phone call last night to make a wedding card by this morning in Lemon.
And it just so happens I managed to combine 5 challenges in 1 card. Thats a record for me.
Images are whiff of joy Rose swing & sitting bride Cut out the swing with my oval nesties then cut uot heart and placed them behind as I dont have the scalloped ones. Then layered the bride on top. Both coloured with my copics. Embossed wedding card is from my stash. Sticky ribbon has been layered with both white and lemon and added one of my new LOVE charms.
She also asked for an 80th card by today but I will post that one another time.

Monday, 4 January 2010

3 in1Challenges!


Stampin for the weekend blog has the theme New Beginings.
Stamp Challenges has the theme of New somethings. ( use something new)
Pile it on challenge is anything digital.
So as it's a new year here is a new diary for 2010. And my New Digi stamp.
Papers and brads are from Dovecraft, Flower Prima, Image from Sassy studio designs digi stamp called oriental and has been coloured with my watercolour pencils.

Friday, 1 January 2010

Crafty Calender Dt Project #4


The theme this month at the Crafty Calender Challenge Blog is Keeping warm with the added option of texture. Here is my DT project for this month a wrapper to hold some yummy hot chocolate sachets perfect to give someone who is a little under the weather.
Image is Willow with hot chocolate from whiff of joy and has been coloured with copic markers. Papers are from my stash. The red and gold textured paper was from a local walkaround.