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Friday, 31 July 2015

World Wide Open Design Team August Challenge

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Today sees the start of a new challenge over at
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge

I have used image 469 by Sherri Baldy which you can purchase from her Etsy shop.

The theme is ANYTHING GOES



Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 white square scalloped card which I created an easel card.
2. On the base of the card I matted and layered pink glitter card and embossed blue polka dot card. I used a birthday sentiment as the stopper with 2 blue roses.
3. Using the same card as the base I used for the front of the card, adding lace down one side.
4. Printed the Image 469 onto Supersmooth and coloured with Copic's then cut out using a SB die, then matted and layered onto pink card.
5. To finish off I added a white chiffon bow and 3 blue roses.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafts 4 Eternity #237 - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends #3 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles #31 - More than 1 Fold
Simply Create Too #91 - Anything Goes
Simply Papercrafts #10 - Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge #117 - Always Anything Goes (Cards)
Creative Knockouts #100 - Dry Embossing

Many thanks for visiting Today!
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Gone Artsy DT Project

Good Afternoon Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

I hope you are all having a wonderful day.

Today I am sharing my second DT project for Gone Artsy for this month.

The theme this month is Summer

Check out the Gone Artsy Zibbet Store for some amazing lace, bling and other embellishments to decorate your projects.


This was a smooth MDF box which I have decorated the side with wood grain embossing folder I embossed Kraft card adhered to the sides, painted with brown acrylic paint and once dry I used Pebeo Iridescent Copper paint by dry brushing over the embossed areas.


For the lid I embossed Kraft card using Vintage embossing folder, painted with brown acrylic paint and then dry brushed Pebeo Iridescent Copper paint. I then added metal feet to the box.



I have decorated the top of the box with a doily, peacock feather, ribbon flower, lace butterflies, metal charm butterfly and leaves all from Deb's store.

Please do check out the Gone Artsy blog for more photographs of my project.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

4 Crafty Chicks #257 - Anything Goes
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
Creative Moments #73 - Anything Goes
Frilly and Funkie - Things with Wings
Inspiration Destination #44 - Always Anything Goes
Inky Chicks #54 - Use a Metal Embellishment
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Personal Impressions Blog Hop

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors
Today we are taking part in our first Personal Impression blog hop.



All the sample makers have been given products from Craftexcess website to make their projects.


The website has fabulous products at affordable prices too!


1st Prize is £40 voucher
2nd Prize is £25 Voucher
3rd Prize is £15 Voucher

To be in with the chance of winning one of these prizes you need to complete the following:

2. Comment on all the sample makers blogs
4. Leave a comment here too!

There will be 3 prizes to give to 3 lucky commentators.
Two of the prizes will be picked from 2 of the sample makers blog so be sure to comment on all the blogs.

Below is the blog hop list to follow, we hope you enjoy!


Happy blog hopping.

The blog hop will close next Friday 7th August and Winner's will be announced on Monday 10 August on our Craftexcess Facebook page.

Thank you for stopping by Today!
Crafty Hugs xxx



Tim Holtz Compendium of Curiosities Blog Candy

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

I hope you all have a wonderful day!

Kath and I are off to IndigoBlu Open Day! 

I have some blog candy for you today!

Everyone loves Tim Holtz and I have 3 of his Compendium of Curiosities Book II to give away to 3 lucky followers!


There are just 3 things to do and they are:

1. Like Personal Impressions Facebook Page
2. Like Craftexcess Facebook Page
3. Be a Follower of Personal Impressions Blog!

Add your name to Mr Linky and a comment you must also be a follower of my blog too!
The winners will be chosen by Random Org and posted on Saturday 1st August!

Good Luck!

Thank you for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxx

Thursday, 30 July 2015

The Lady in the Black Hat

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Not long now for the weekend.

It sure has been a very busy week here for me this week.

A vintage card to share with you today, you all know I love my vintage!


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 cream square card which I am matted and layered card to the base.
2. The second layer is from Man about Town CD by Kraftyhands.
3. I then added a piece of crochet lace and pearl flowers from Gone Artsy.
4. I distressed a doily with DI Tea Dy and added the topper to the centre.
5. To finish off I added the post card from my stash along with a metal embellishment and pearl flower from Gone Artsy to the corner.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Fattastic Tuesday #96 - Anything Goes with Twist Make it Feminine
Inky Chicks #54 - Use a Metal Embellishments
Craft Your Passion #272 - Always Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create #134 - Anything Goes
Crafting by Designs  - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner Challenges #30 - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination #44 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Gone Artsy Wedding Project - Summer

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Today it is my turn to showcase my Wedding project for Gone Artsy.

Whilst in America I bought a cute small parasol and thought it would be ideal for a little girl.

The parasol has been decorated with goodies from Deb's Gone Artsy store.




Check out the Gone Artsy Blog for more pictures and what I have used from the store.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations #136 - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #70 - Always Anything Goes
Not Just Cards #22 - Always Anything Goes
Anything but a Card #49 - Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxxxx


Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Precious Metals

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

How are you all today?

A quick post before I start work, whatever you are doing I hope you have a wonderful day.

I have used IndigoBlu stamps, Flitter Glue and Gilding Flakes.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white square card which I have matted and layered royal blue pearlescent card.
2. Using card from the Flights of Fancy pack I stamped Flower Lace with Flitterglu and then Gilding Flakes.  I then matted and layered onto the blue card.
3. I wrapped cream satin/organza ribbon around both layers before adhering to base card.
4. I stamped the sentiment with Versafine and embossed with gold embossing powder, distressed the background with Vintage photo then matted and layered onto blue card.
5. To finish off I made a double bow and added a heart pearl cabachon, I then added the metal butterfly with pearl trim for the antenna and a pearl to the centre.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

IndigoBlu #30 - Precious Metals
613 Avenue Create #133 - Anything Goes
Glitter N Sparkle #147 - Something that starts with B (Bow, Butterfly, Blue)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #14 - Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge #321 - Add a Butterfly
Aud Sentiments #136 - Anything Goes +Sentiment
Crafty Ribbons #124 - Anything Goes 

Thank you for visiting today!
Crafty Hugs xxxxx