Friday, 28 January 2011

Speedy Recovery!!!!!

This is one of my new fav stamps called Coral Immersion from Sweet Pea Stamps Ching-chou Kuiks fantasy collection. Coloured with copic markers and chalked background. Papers are K&Co. Lots of stickles and Martha stewart trellis punch was used.Made for a friend of my daughters who is recovering after having a lung transplant and is doing well.....

I am entering it into the following challenges:
Pile it on - Anything goes
Wild Orchid Crafts - Lets get sentimental
Everybody Art - My favorite thing (new stamp)
Crafty Creations - Heat it up
In A Sweet Pea Dream - Talk to me
Paperplay Challenges- Layer it up!
Sweet Pea Stampers - Glitz & Glamour
Stampin for the weekend - Getting Warmed up
Crafty Catz - Flowers

Friday, 21 January 2011

Fancy a Cuppa!!!!

This card is for the following challenges:

Allsorts - Teal & Brown
My time to craft - Spots & Dots
Papertake weekly - Ribbons & Pearls
Simon says stamp challenge - Die cuts, Heat Embossing, Ribbon
Cute card Thursday - 1 ribbon, 2 die cuts, 3 papers.
Paper Cutz Challenge - Your choice
Totally papercrafts - Add a heart
Stamptacular sunday- Anything but a square

Stamp was free with Craft stamper magazine ( the only reason i bought it)
I usually only buy these magazines when they are reduced to 50p in my local craft shop.
But I did buy this at full price as I wanted the stamp and there wernt many left.
Papers are My minds eye. Sentiment also from one of my bargin mags.

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Creative Card Crew DT Card!!!

At the Creative Card Crew this week our theme is Cards for men.
The Sponsor for this challenge is Digi's with Attitude.
I have used Grumpy Gretchen mechanic on the inside of the card.
I am entering the following challenges with this card:
Stamp Something - Anything goes
Totally Papercrafts - Happy Birthday
One Stop Craft - Card for a Male
Cards for men - Let's Party
Tuesday Morning Sketchers - Heavy Metal
I thought I would get a head start on my sons birthday cards. This is for my daughter to give him and there is a little pocket inside as she is going to give him money towards driving lessons.

Sunday, 16 January 2011

Baby Boy!!!!

I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Cupcake Craft challenge - Something new!
Pollycraft - New things
Stampin for the weekend - New & Blue
Cute Card Thursday - Monochrome
Paperplay - Cutie Patootie
Totally Gorjuss - Cuddly

Image is Crafter companion coloured with copics, Papers are from my stash, Flowers and leaves are punched. My daughters friend asked me to make a baby card at short notice but she seemed to like it anyway. Hate having to rush cards!!

Sunday, 9 January 2011

Card & gift for my Daughter!!

A long post with lots of photos as I absolutly loved making these. They are for my daughters birthday on tuesday.
I am entering it into the following challenges:
Crazy Challenge - All things New
Stamp with fun - Sketch
Fussy & Fancy - Matching card & gift
Phindys Place - Distressing
Sweet Pea Stampers - Anything goes
Pile it on - Brand Spanking New!
In a Sweet pea Dream - Ribbon & Bows
Image is one of my new stamps from Sweet Pea Stamps available Here and part of Ching-chou Kuiks fantasy collection.
She is just stunning and called Purple hearts and has been coloured with copic markers.
The background has been chalked.

Papers are My Minds Eye wild asparagus 6x6 cardstock.
Flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
Spellbinders Ribbon Tag was used.
Edges of card and box were distressed with Tim Holtz ink Walnut Stain
I just loved this idea the first time I saw it. The tissue box turorial can be found HERE
At Splitcoast Stampers. I just know my Daughter will love it. She loves anything handmade.

Saturday, 8 January 2011

Crafty Calender DT Card!!!

The Challenge for this month at the Crafty Calender is New Beginings
and we are being sponsored by Pink gem and the winner will recieve a digi paper download.
For my card I have used a Whiff of Joy image coloured with copic markers, Papers are Papermania Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Cute Card Thursday - Use your old stash (papers)
Papercutz - Use metal (charms)
Stamptacular Sunday - Photo Inspiration
Simon Says - New Beginings

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Pretty in pink!!!

I made this card Ready for my Grandson to give my daughter next week on her birthday.
Image is sugar nellie, Papers are papermania Rose Garden, Flowers Wild Orchid Crafts.
Ribbon and tag from my stash, Lots of stickles added Embossing folder and oval nesties used.
I am entering it into the following challenges:
Sugarbowl - Sketch & embossing
Stamp something - Something with glitter
Secret Crafter - Buttons & Bows
Sweet Stampin - Song Title (mama -spice girls)
Totally Gorjuss - Someone Special

Creative Card Crew!!

I am entering this New Year Diary into the following challenges:
Dutch Dare - New Beginings
One Stop Crafts - New Beginings
Crazy Challenge - All things New
Papertake weekly - Anything goes
Tuesday Taggers - New Beginings

Image is from Sweet Peas Ching-chou Kuiks fantasy collection
She is called Bamboo Serenade and coloured with copic markers.
Papers are Papermania

Now for the first official challenge of the New Year! At The Creative Card Crew We are celebrating NEW BEGINNINGS! Share your new baby, new home, new job, anything new! Our sponsor this week is the ALWAYS FABULOUS Simon Says Stamp!


Saturday, 1 January 2011

Sweet Pea Stampers Followers Candy

Over at the Sweet Pea Stampers Blog they have some FAB followers candy. Click here and go and follow the rules to be in with a chance of winning. The closing date is 30 January 2011.