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Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Creative Moments challenge

Happy Wednesday

This time over at Creative Moments the theme is as always anything Goes with the optional twist of wonderful stories.

We have some amazing sponsors for this challenge, and I am working with 


I am working with the image Scarecrow


I used my Copic's to colour the image and then used MFT's Wonky Rectangle Stax to cut it out. I also added a little distress ink around the edges. I then used my perfect layers tool to create a mat and my Tim Holtz distress tool around the edge. The sentiment is from the movie Yellow Brick Road and printed on my printer. The gardening embellishments are dies by First Edition.



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Monday, 19 February 2018

Outlawz Greetings Challenge

Happy Monday

This week over at The Outlawz Greetings Challenge the theme is "Winter"

Our fabulous sponsor this week is 

My card uses the image - Hand Stand


I used my Copic's to colour the image and then cut it out and added the matt using MFT's Stitched Rounded Rectangle Stax. I used a Crafters Companion 8x8 Embossing folder called Snow, and a small snowflake punch for the embellishments. The sentiment is by Clearly Besotted from the set Thin Ice, and I used Lawn Fawn's Fancy Folded Banners to cut it out, and then layers it on LF's Everyday Sentiment Banners.


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Thursday, 15 February 2018

Crafters Cafe Challenge

Happy Thursday

This time over at The Crafters Cafe the theme is "A Recipe" 3 DP's, 2 Butterflies & 1 Flower

We have some wonderful sponsors for this challenge and I am working with 




My first 2 cards use images from Bugaboo



I colured the image with Copic markers and used a stitched heart die to cut it out, I also added a sentiment to the label from Lawn Fawn's Conversation Hearts. As I had used the largest of my heart dies, I scanned it into my Scan N Cut and added a seam allowance so I could create a matt for the image. The DP is by First Edition and is called Paper Flowers. The butterflies are by Poppy stamps and are Murana & Samirah Butterflies .

My second Bugaboo card uses the image Fat Mice


Again I used my Copic's to colour the image, and used MFT's Wonky Stitched Rectangle Stax to matt and layer the image. The DP is again by First Edition and is called Boho Chic. The butterflies are cut out of a patterned velum and the die is by Memory Box. The sentiment is from MFT's Jungle Gym stamp set.


My last card for this challenge is using DP & images from Decosse Dynamite Doodles 


I used Avery Elle's Custom Panels to cut out the DP & also the sentiment, the sentiment is by Sunny Studio's Backyard Bugs.



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Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Creative Moments Challenge

Happy Wednesday

This time over at Creative Moments the theme is as always anything goes with the optional twist of Weather/Sentiment

I am working with the fabulous


I am using the image - Puddles of kitty love




I coloured the sweet image with Copic markers and cut it out with MFT's Stitched Mod Rectangle Stax. I also used this die to cut out 2 more pieces of white card stock and emboss with Lawn Fawn's Windy & Cloudy Backdrops, I used some Peacock Feathers & Tumbled Glass Distress inks to create the colour.  The red card you see behind the die cuts was just a rectangle cut to a 1/4" larger than the die and the a corner rounder used on the 2 corners. The embossing behind the die cuts is created with Crafters Companion 8x8 embossing folder - Rain. The sentiment is by X-Cut - With Love.



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Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Outlawz Challenge

Happy Tuesday

Sorry I am a little late with this post.
 Yesterday saw a new Challenge at the Outlawz Greetings Challenge 
The Theme is "Have a Heart"

Our wonderful sponsor this time is 

We are all working with the image Here's My Heart


I used Copic markers to colour the image and then added a little distress ink around the edge. I used a double stitched circle and a SB-Grand Scalloped Circle to create the frame. The embossing folder is Creative Expressions A4 Heart Lattice., and the sentiment is from MFT's Blueprints Tag Builder 3.



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Sunday, 4 February 2018

613 Avenue Create Just for Fun

Happy Sunday

This time over at 613 Avenue Create the theme is Love

I am using MFT's Space Explorer Stamp & Die set


This is also my Hubbies Valentines card, but as I know he never visits my blog I am safe sharing that information with you all.

I created a window using round dies and distress inks, I used Lawn Fawn's Starry Skies and backed with some yellow card for the corners. This was then popped up on foam tape to give some depth. 


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Thursday, 1 February 2018

Crafters Cafe Challenge

Happy Thursday

This time over at The Crafters Cafe the theme is Humorous and we have some wonderful sponsors for this challenge. I am working with 

I am working with the image Bad Hair Day


I used some of the new Dovecraft - Natures Grace paper & flowers. The image and sentiment are cut out with MFT's Wonky Stitched Rectangle Stax, and the sentiment is from Riley & Company.



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Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Creative Moments Challenge 135

Happy Wednesday

This time over at Creative Moments the theme is a straight Anything Goes

We have some wonderful sponsors and I am working with


I am using the image Stella - Fire Me


I coloured the image with Copic markers, and used unbranded stitched squares for the sentiment. MFT's Stitched Basic edges 2 for the divide on the DP. The DP is from my stash.

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Monday, 22 January 2018

Outlawz Greetings Challenge

Happy Monday

This time over at The Outlawz GCC  the theme is Masculine and our fabulous sponsor is


I am using the image Prof Dummkopf


I coloured him with Copic markers and fussy cut him on my Scan N Cut

The bookshelf is from a Clearly Besotted stamp set called Book Worm and the Blackboard also uses a sentiment from the same set. I created the blackboard by making a frame with Spellbinders Classic Rectangles and stamping it with Lawn Fawn's Woodgrain Backdrops. The sentiment is also by Dr Digi from Birthday Sentiment Sheet.  This card is a Birthday card for a colleague of my Husbands who teaches Biology.


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Monday, 15 January 2018

Crafters Cafe Challenge

Happy Monday

This is our first challenge of 2018 and the theme is "Lots of Bling"

We have some wonderful sponsors for this challenge and I am working with


I am using the image Karate Girl


I used Spellbinders Labels 2 (an oldie but a goodie) as I had some Want 2 Scrap Nestabling to fit this frame. I layered the image over Spellbinders Renaissance Jubilee.




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Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Creative Moments Challenge 134

Happy Wednesday

Creative Moments are back for another year of fun, our first challenge of 2018 is as always Anything Goes and the optional twist is Something New

We have some wonderful sponsors this time and I am working with an image by 


I am using the image Cottage


I used Concord & 9th's Happy Balloons, I first inked the image up and then blotted some of the ink off with a damp tissue, I believe you can also use a baby wipe for this technique. 
The image is coloured with my Polychromos Pencils, a medium I have had for a while, and am determined to use more this year. I blended everything with Zest It solution.
The Happy is by Lawn Fawn and the "New Home" sentiment is from my stash, this was mat and layered with Hobbybase's Stitched Banners.


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Monday, 8 January 2018

Outlawz Monday Greetings Challenge

Happy Monday

A new challenge at The Outlawz today and the theme is The Time after Christmas. Our wonderful sponsor is 


My card uses the pre-coloured image Emma and Snowball


I used a double stitched circle to cut out the image and create the frame. The sentiment is Lawn Fawn's Winter Scripty Sayings and is cut out with their Everyday Sentiment Banners. The snowflake sequins & DP are from my stash.


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Sunday, 7 January 2018

613 Avenue Create - Just For Fun

Happy Sunday

This time over at 613 Avenue Create the theme is Something New

I am using the stamp & die set by Impression Obsession called Clothesline


The scene was created with MFT's Spring Scene Builder & Cloud Stencil. I also added LF's Flower Boarder. The clothesline posts are made with a Birch Tree backdrop and a few snips with my scissors.
The sentiments are from the same set and I used Stitched Heart Dies to mat & layer.



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