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Friday, 29 November 2013

Distressing

Happy Friday

The new challenge at DS4Joy is "Distressing" and is hosted this time by my lovely and talented friend Berni, you can see all her wonderful creations over at her blog Chasing the Dream

My card uses the image "Bicycle"


I have coloured the image with Copic markers and mat and layered it using 
Spellbinders - Card Creator - Matting Basics A & Distressed Edges, I have also used M-Bossabilities - Kicking Rubber. 


I look forward to seeing your creations in the challenge!

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Thursday, 28 November 2013

Vintage Christmas

Happy Thursday

Creative Moments have a new challenge "Anything Goes/Vintage"

Our sweet Sponsors this week are 


My card uses the image "Five Fairy Kittens"  which is currently available FREE, yes I did say FREE!


I have used Pro-markers to colour the image in the style of an old sepia photo. I have used Spellbinders Mega Rectangles & Mega Deckled Rectangles for the image. The top sentiment is an old wood block stamp from my stash and the bottom sentiment is from a sadly retired set by Gina K Designs that was called Purrrfectly Delightful. The Embossing folder is by Crafters Companion - Let it Snow. The die cuts are 
Memory Box
Crisp Bows
Classic Ornament
Snowflake Ornament
Poppy Stamps-Blooming Poinsettia 


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Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Anything Goes Challenge 39

Happy Wednesday

The new challenge over at Crafters Cafe is "Anything Goes", our lovely sponsor this time is 


My card uses the image "Celebrating Kitty"


I have used Copic markers to colour the image and Spellbinders:
M-Bossabilities - Dainty Dots
Perfect Pennants
Up Up and Away
The letters are Tattered Lace - Circus



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Monday, 25 November 2013

Outlawz - Anything Goes

Happy Monday

The Greetings Card Challenge  this week is "Anything Goes", and the Design Team have made some amazing creations for your inspiration.

Our lovely sponsors this week are:




My card is unusual for me in the fact there is no rubber or digi image!


I did use a rubber stamp for the snowy sky - Just Right Stamps - Snowfall.
The cottage is by Dee's Distinctively - Small Winter Cottage
The Trees are - Poppy Stamps - Small & Large Fremont Pine & Poppy Stamps - Bundled Snowman.

I look forward to seeing your creations in the challenge!



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Sunday, 24 November 2013

Agent Alexia

Happy Sunday

There are some great new images on offer at the DS4Joy shop, and some gorgeous creations by the Design Team over at the Blog for your inspiration.

My card uses the image "Agent Alexia"


I have coloured her with Copic markers and fussy cut her out. The frame die is Cheery Lynn - Mexican Tile Pattern and the embossing folder is Spellbinders A4 M-bossabilites - Dainty Dots.




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Monday, 18 November 2013

No Stamps

Happy Monday

This week over at the Outlawz Greetings Card Challenge, the theme is "No Stamps" - Create a project that does not include a stamped image (rubber/clear). The sentiment may be stamped.

Our lovely sponsor this week is
I have chosen the image Love Comes from God


I have used Spellbinders Mega Rectangles and the Perfect Layers Tool to frame the sentiment and Cherry Lynn Princess Tree and a heart punch for the embellishments. The embossing folder is by Creative Expressions - Heart Lattice.

I look forward to seeing your creations in the challenge!


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Sunday, 17 November 2013

World Peace Day

Happy Sunday (again)

This week at 613 Avenue Create the challenge is "World Peace/Anything Goes"
Our lovely sponsor this week is 


The winner will receive 3 digi stamps from Rick's collection. Rick also has a new shop and has been kind enough to give me the image "Joanie The Flower Child" for my project this week.


I have used Copic markers to colour the image, and the sentiment was found using a "Google Search".
The dies used are Spellbinders:
Card Creator - 5x7 Matting Basics B
Card Creator 5x7 Detailed Scallop
Jewel Keys 


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Mini Misteri - Bearing Gifts

Happy Sunday

The new releases are available at the DS4Joy Shop, and the Design Team have some gorgeous creations for your Inspiration over at the DS4Joy Blog.

My card today uses the image "Mini Misteri - Bearing gifts" & "Bottle Cap Inserts - Christmas 1"


I have coloured the image with Copic markers and used the Easy layers tool to mat and layer her. The Christmas tree is by Cheery Lynn and is decorated with Christmas Knick knacks and Memory Box Gingerbread Men. The Christmas ornaments are also by Memory Box.


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Thursday, 14 November 2013

Anything Goes/CAS

Happy Thursday

This time at Creative Moments the challenge is "anything goes/CAS"

The wonderful inspiration from the Design Team is there for you to enjoy

Our fab sponsors for this challenge are

My card uses the image Fairy Moon

I am afraid I find CAS well out of my comfort zone, and feel I have not created a card that is truly CAS!


I have cut the image and sentiment using the Perfect Layers Tool
The ivy corner is by Marianne Designs

I can't wait to see what you come up with for this challenge




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Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Stitching (real or faux)

Happy Wednesday (again)

The new DS4Joy Challenge is Stitching (real or faux). My lively friend Ursula is the host for this challenge, and the Design Team have gone to town with the stitching to inspire you.

My card uses the image Misteri - PA


The die cuts are all Spellbinders:
Mega Rectangles
Mega Deckled Rectangles
Office Supplies
The glasses are by Impression Obsessions 
The faux stitching is a stamp set from Gina K Designs - In Stitches 

I look forward to seeing your creations


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Embellish Like A Crazy Person

Happy Wednesday

The new challenge at Crafters Cafe is "there is no such thing as too many embellishments"
The DT have pulled out all the stops to inspire you

Our lovely sponsor for this challenge is 

My card uses the image Miranda and her Magical Cat


The image is coloured with Copic markers and Faber Castell metallic pens

The die cuts are Spellbinders:
Labels 28
Enchanted labels 28
The stars are by Memory Box/Poppy Stamps - Charming Stars

I look forward to seeing your entries 



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Sunday, 10 November 2013

Misteri and her BFF

Happy Sunday

Today over at the DS4Joy shop there are some fabulous New Releases, and some gorgeous creations by the DT to inspire you over at the Blog. 

My card today uses the image Misteri and her BFF


I have coloured the image with Copic markers and cut it out using:
Spellbinders
Curved Matting Basics B
Card Creator Pearl Effects
The embellishments are:
Memory Box/Poppy Stamps
Bundled Snowman
Precious Snowflake
Frostyville Corner
Precious Mittens
The sentiment is from Gina K Designs and is cut and matted with SU Punches 
The card stand is by Marianne Designs


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Monday, 4 November 2013

Hold Your Place

Happy Monday

This week over at the Outlawz Challenge  the theme is to create a bookmark. The Design Team have pulled out all the stops for this one and created some stunning inspiration for you all.

Our lovely sponsors for November are



I have chosen to make a bookmark for my DH, as he has several books on the go at any given time, so needs several bookmarks!


I have used a tutorial by Split Coast Stampers to create the corner bookmark 

The Sentiment is a quote I have liked for a long time and is cut with Spellbinders Classic Ovals small & Deckled Ovals Large. The Glasses are by Impression Obsession, and the edge punch is by MS

I look forward to seeing your creations 


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Sunday, 3 November 2013

Exciting News

Happy Sunday

I have some exciting news I have been longing to share with you, and now I can. I am proud to announce I am now a Design Team member of 613 Avenue Create. I love the challenge that working on design teams create for me and am thrilled to be part of this wonderful family.
The theme this week is "Anything Goes", and our lovely sponsor for this challenge is 



My card for the challenge uses the image "Morning Goddess - Edie"
I just adore this image, according to my DH it looks just like me in the morning!


I have used Spellbinders 
Labels Twenty Eight 
Enchanted Labels Twenty Eight
Labels Four
Imperial Gold Facets 
The sentiment is a wood mounted stamp from my stash


I look forward to seeing your creations in the challenge




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Friday, 1 November 2013

Freebie Friday

Happy Friday

There is a fab FREEBIE in the DS4J Shop and it is available from the 1st - 3rd November.
The Design Team have created some wonderful inspiration for you HERE

The image is called "The Handyman"


I have used Spellbinders:
M-Bossabilitie - Kicking Rubber
A2 Matting Basics A & B
Card Creator A2 - Distressed Edges


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