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Saturday, 22 November 2014

Digi Bells - Christmas Bells

Good Afternoon Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Today is my first posting for Digi Bells as a permanent member.
I have used Christmas Bells, which is a digital image and can be found here.

I hope you are all enjoying your weekend.


Step by Step

1. Red Gingham stepper card.
2. Wrapped snowflake ribbon along the bottom from my stash.
3. Cut out gold linen card with SB Curved Rectangle.
4. Printed image onto supersmooth card and coloured with Copics, then cut out with SB Curved Rectangle die, distressed the edges with Dew Drops Brilliance red and adhered to gold card.
5. Coloured 2 wooden embellishments with Wink of Stella Gold.
6. To finish off I added the sentiment and red snowflake embellishments.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Chocolate Coffee Cards #78 - Your Favourite Holiday (Christmas)
Delicious Doodles #111 - Traditional Christmas 
Winter Wonderland - Lets Get Sentimental
Aud Sentiments #120 - Use a Sentiment for any December Holiday
Crafting by Design - Christmas
Scrappers Delight #36 - Anything Goes/Traditional Christmas
Imagination Destination #8 - Always Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping by Today!
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Baby Girl

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

How are you all doing today, I hope you all have a fabulous weekend.

A baby card to share with you all today.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white square card which I have matted and layered pink card.
2. The second layer is backing paper I created in My Craft Studio
3. I cut out using pale pink pearlescent card using SB Scalloped Oval die and wrapped "It's a Girl" baby ribbon around the bottom.
4. The topper I distressed with DI Tattered rose and adhered to card with foam pads
5. To finish off I added card candy to the corners.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges.

A Crafty Mess #1 - Anything Goes
Daring Cardmakers - Something Old, Something New (Card Candy Old/Topper New)
Sister Act Card Challenge #84 - Anything Goes
Crafter's Cafe Blog Challenge #91 - Anything Goes
Penny's Challenges #204 - Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Friday, 21 November 2014

Seasonal Victorian Beauty

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

WOW Friday already! Where is the time going?

All Christmas cards are made and present shopping done! WHEW!
I always start present shopping around June so it isn't too hectic come December as the end of the year is such a busy time for me.

Today's card is made using another of Kraftyhands CD's, this one is called Seasonal Victorian Beauty.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 square ivory card which I have matted and layered cream card distressed with DI Tattered Rose.
2. The second layer is stripped paper from the Femme Fatale paper pack.
3. The topper is from the CD which has been matted and layered onto green card.
4. I added some of the cream lace I bought in Turkey and added pale pink pearls across the top.
5. To finish off I added a metal square charm and a dusty pink rose to the centre, added the sentiment and pale green flat back gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Milk Coffee Challenge - Lots of Embellishments
Crafter's Cafe Blog Challenge #91 - Anything Goes
Crafting for all Seasons #90 - Birthdays
Fab n Funky Challenge #237 - Birthday
Imagination Destination - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Lady of the Night

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

An early post this morning as off to the Dentist :( fingers crossed it is just a check up.

An Easel card mad using Femme Fatale Papers and Topper.


Step by Step

1. Square white easel card with circular edge.
2. On the base of the card I have matted and layered stripped paper. A strip of Kraft card with brown lace and wrapped lemon ribbon around and attached with from pads to add as stopper.
3. Onto the front of the card I have adhered yellow rose paper and distressed with DI Vintage Photo.
4. Cut out Kraft card using SB Stately Circle, added a feather to the hat on the topper and adhered the topper to the circle.
5. To finish off I added a double bow with flower topper, a metal corner, lemon roses and metal leaf.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Deep Ocean Challenges #91 - Shabby Chic
Everybody-Art-Challenge #301 - Circle on the Card
Papertake Weekly - So Girly
Party Time Tuesdays #190 - Anything Goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
Dream Valley Challenges #95 - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew #75 - Stripes
Card and Scrap - Layering

Many thanks for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

The Magic of Christmas

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

A quick post today I have a lot of work to do today. Enjoy your day whatever you are up to.

Another Christmas card to share, just finishing off the last of my Christmas cards.

The image is from Kraftyhands Vintage Christmas CD


Step by Step

1. Base card is 6 x 6 square white card.
2. First layer is navy blue card, I have matted and layered Paper from Wild Rose Studio Xmas Bella.
3. The image I printed off and matted and layered onto navy blue card.
4. Made a double bow using navy blue ribbon and added a bell and gem to the centre.
5. To finish off I added pom pom trim across the bottom with aurora Borealis gems and added a silver star to the top of the tree and gems on the stars.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes Christmas
Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper - Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Its all about Christmas
Kraftyhands Challenge - Christmas Cheer
Brown Sugar #120 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxxxx 



Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Love and Cherish

Good Evening Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

How has your day been?
I have had a lovely catch up with my friend and got quite a bit of work done too.

Today is another vintage card using elements from the Emporium of Curiosities by Kraftyhands


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 square white card which I have matted and layered pale pink pearlescent card.
2. The first layer was printed off from the CD and distressed around the edges with DI Vintage Photo.
3. The following layer was distressed with DI Tattered Rose.
4. The tag and label were distressed with scissors and then DI Vintage Photo, I added brown ribbon to the label.
5. To finish off I added the ticket Love, and, then added lace circle with pearls and lace from my stash.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges.

Clear it Out Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments - 2 or more Papers
Everybody-Art-Challenge #301 - Circle on the Card (Lace Circle)
Party Time Tuesdays #190 - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Vintage Christmas

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

How are you all today?  It sure is getting cold, the heating is definitely turned up at the moment.
A quick post today as my friend is coming around for a coffee and catch up.

Today's card is a vintage Christmas card.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 cream card with corners punched with X-cut corner punch.
2. First layer is Kraft card embossed with Diesire Vintage embossing folder which I then distressed with Dew Drops Brilliance ink.
3. The image is printed from Kraftyhands Vintage Christmas Cd which I have matted and layered onto gold pearlescent card.
4. I attached cream lace and brown ric rak ribbon across the top of the lace.
5. To finish off I coloured a wooden star with Wink of Stella Gold, added blue star embellishments and pale blue flat back gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Artistic Inspirations Challenges #118 - Anything Goes/Gold/Ivory
Dream Valley Challenges  #95 - Anything Goes
Not just Cards Challenges #6 - Always Anything Goes
The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge - Always Anything Goes
That Craft Place Blog - Anything Goes

Many thanks for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxxxx