01/07/2015

Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes + Option of a Sketch !

Good Morning!
This week's challenge at CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS is 
Anything Goes + Option of a Sketch!
(If you want to use a sketch you can choose between the one below or one of the others on our Sketch page. Just state which you have used).
Sketch no.10
This week's prize is from ALL DRESSED UP and is 2 IMAGES OF THE WINNER'S CHOICE! All of the DT, including myself, were lucky enough to use images provided by the Sponsor this week and whilst it was 25c outside with blazing sunshine yesterday I sat down and made a Christmas Card!

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
ALL DRESSED UP - ANYTHING GOES
LIVE & LOVE CRAFTS - CHRISTMAS IN JULY
INGREDIENTS -
'Little Skater' - All Dressed Up Digi Stamp
Sentiment Stamp by Stamping Bella
Maja Design Papers
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Cheesecloth, Bark Heart & Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl
Nestabilities & Paper Doily
Blue Shimmer Dome Stickers by Papermania
White Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Collall All Purpose Glue, Frantage, Twinklets & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, E00, E21, E31, E33, R11, B95, B97 & W1

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

30/06/2015

Papertake Weekly - Take Your Pick !

Good Morning!
We have a new challenge starting at PAPERTAKE WEEKLY today of Take Your Pick! Whenever we have these challenges we give you an option of 4 different themes to play along with. The selections this time are to use a Sketch, the colours Pink & Red, a Technique of covering or using chipboard and to use the Products Gems / Pearls! 
I have opted for the Sketch, Colour - Pink and Product options. 

For today's card I used some Toppers that I had hidden away in my stash, the image is a Coloured Topper by Wee Stamps for The Hobby House, you can find these and more over at MMCS. 
The Sentiment is also a topper but I got it free with a magazine years ago! 

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
SIMON SAYS STAMP - ANYTHING GOES
BUNNY ZOES CRAFTS - FURRY FRIENDS
INGREDIENTS -
'Posey' The Hobby House Wee Stamps Toppers - 
AVAILABLE FROM MMCS
Maja Design Papers
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Cheesecloth, Bark Hearts & Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl
Paper Doily & Twinklets Diamond Dust
White & Pink Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Collall All Purpose Glue, Twinklets & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

28/06/2015

Lili of the Valley Sneak Peek !

Good Morning!
I have an extra card to share with you all today that is using one of the super sweet new designs from Lili of the Valley! This one is called 'Balloon' and is from a new range called Odd Dog. This design and 7 more will be available to buy on the 4th of July along with some other new exciting lines! Along with the new stamp I have used some of the new papers from the pad called 'Romance & Roses'.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
SIMON SAYS STAMP - ANYTHING GOES
BUNNY ZOES CRAFTS - FURRY FRIENDS
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV 'Odd Dog - Balloon' Stamp & Sentiment Stamp
LOTV Papers
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Cheesecloth & Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl
Nestabilities & Paper Doily
Pink Shimmer Dome Stickers by Papermania
White & Pink Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Collall All Purpose Glue, Twinklets & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - B000, B00, RV10, W1 & W3

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

24/06/2015

Creative Inspirations - Your Favourite !

Good Morning!
This week's challenge at CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS is Your Favourite!
All you need to do is include / use one of your favourite crafting items and state what it is. Please remember to tell us what that is though!
This week's prize is from HEY LITTLE MAGPIE and is a £20 VOUCHER!

My favourite thing on today's card are the Maja Design Papers! Alongside this though I have to admit that LOTV Stamps and the festive season of Christmas are also favourite's of mine.
Apologies for the lack of photo skills, I am still trying to get to grips with my new camera!

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
DEEP OCEAN CHALLENGE - MONOCHROME
SIMON SAYS STAMP - ANYTHING GOES
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV Stamp
Penny Black Sentiment Stamp
Maja Design Paper
Flowers from The Ribbon Girl & Wild Orchid Crafts
Snowflake Button, Cheesecloth & Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl
Decorative Pins from MMCS
Nestabilities & Paper Doily
Silver Shimmer Dome Stickers by Papermania
Collall All Purpose Glue, Twinklets, Frantage & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Archival Ink - Watering Can
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C3, C5, E00, E21, E31, E33, R11, R20, R81, RV95, Y11,Y17, BG93, BG96 & W1

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

23/06/2015

Papertake Weekly - Trio - Tastic !

Good Morning!
We have a new challenge starting at PAPERTAKE WEEKLY today of 
Trio - Tastic! 
To follow the theme I have used a trio of Roses and Doodlebug Sprinkles in the corners. Also if you don't include the card base there is also a trio of layers.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges -
CUTE CARD THURSDAY - ADD A QUOTE
SIMON SAYS STAMP - USE YOUR FAVOURITE TECHNIQUE / PRODUCT
(Paper Distressing / Tim Holtz Distressing Tool)
INGREDIENTS -
Penny Black Sentiment Stamp
Maja Design Papers
Seam Binding Ribbon, Cheesecloth & Flowers from The Ribbon Girl
Button from MMCS
Marianne's Designs Stitched Circle Die
White Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Collall All Purpose Glue, Ranger Glossy Accents & Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Archival Ink - Orange Blossom

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

21/06/2015

Ribbon Girl Monthly Colour Challenge - Lilac !

Good Morning!
It's time for this months colour challenge over at the RIBBON GIRL CHALLENGE and this month's colour is Lilac! 
Before I show you today's card I must say that this will be my last card for the Colour Challenge ... don't worry though I'm not leaving, I'm simply moving onto the Card Challenge DT instead! I will be starting with that challenge next month and you'll see my first card for it in a couple of weeks :)
Back to today's card and I think you can definitely say that is following a floral theme ...

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:
DEEP OCEAN CHALLENGE - MONOCHROME
SIMON SAYS STAMP - USE YOUR FAVOURITE TECHNIQUE / PRODUCT
(Paper Distressing / Tim Holtz Distressing Tool)
INGREDIENTS -
Penny Black Stamp
Maja Design Paper
Nestabilities & Paper Doily
Collall All Purpose Glue  & Ranger Glossy Accents
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INGREDIENTS FROM THE RIBBON GIRL -
INKS USED -
Archival Ink - Watering Can

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

20/06/2015

Lili of the Valley Father's Day !

Good Morning!
Just popping by with an extra post today for you all, it's been an extremely long time since that last happened! 
Today's card is another Father's Day card that I made earlier in the week. The card is smaller than usual as I cut and folded a left over piece of card up for it. I have used one of the old LOTV Toppers that I had sitting in a drawer and kept it simple with the addition of a sentiment and a few sprinkles.

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges -
DEEP OCEAN CHALLENGE - MONOCHROME
CUTE CARD THURSDAY - ADD A QUOTE
SIMON SAYS STAMP - USE YOUR FAVOURITE TECHNIQUE / PRODUCT
(Paper Distressing / Tim Holtz Distressing Tool)
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV Coloured Topper
LOTV Sentiment Stamp
Brown Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Collall All Purpose Glue  & Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Archival Ink - Jet Black

Thanks for popping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX