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Friday, 2 December 2016

Mixed Flowers

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

YAY it's Friday!

What are you up too today?
A nice quiet day today, trying to finish off a couple of Christmas presents that I am making for family and friends. A visit to the hairdressers too for a trim and colour.

Don't forget to check out my mixed media blog to see that latest posts.

Today I am sharing a card using another of the fabulous floral stamps by Stamps by Me.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square base card from Anna Marie Designs.
2 Matted and layered Black card.
3. Stamped part of the Mixed Flowers stamp onto each side of the white card and coloured with Generation INX re-inkers. I stamped the sentiment with Archival ink.
4. On a sheet of white card I stamped the flowers again and cut them out to decorate the card.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafts Galore Encore - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner #100 - Anything Goes
Creative Moments #106 - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination #114 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Crafter's Cafe #162 - Christmas and/or Birthday

Many thanks for stopping by today.
Crafty Hugs xxxxx



Thursday, 1 December 2016

Trend Setter

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Well the 1st December and only 24 more days until Santa is here.

Another busy day with lots of samples to do.
What are you all up too today?

A new card to share with you all today.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 scalloped white card.
2. Matted and layered pink mirri card and blue patterned card.
3. Wrapped mink coloured organza and satin ribbon around both layers before adhering to card.
4. Printed image onto Supersmooth and coloured with Copic Markers.
5. Matted and layered image onto brown card.
6. To finish off added brown leaf and flowers from my stash.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Digi Choosday #48 - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread #29 - Always Anything Goes
Sunny Day Crafting #25 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Anything Goes
Try it on Tuesday - Layer it up

Many thanks for visiting today
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Tulips to Celebrate

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

How are you all today?

I am off to see Kath today, we have both been so busy we haven't seen each other for ages so really looking forward to catching up.

A new floral card to share with you today using another of the lamination stamp sets by Stamps by Me


Step by Step

1. White DL card which measures 21 cm by 10 cm.
2. Matted and layered yellow pearlescent card.
3. To create the topper I stamped the tulip from the Hooray lamination stamp set in Archival Ink.  I then water coloured the leaves and petals with Generation re-inkers in yellow and green. Once this was dry I the added yellow and green splats around the image. Before matting and layering I distressed around the topper with green inx.
4. Wrapped green organza ribbon around both layers and added a double bow.
5. To finish off I added 3 yellow pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Artistic Inspirations #168 - Anything Goes
Craft Dee Bowz - AG with Handmade Bow
Crafting from the Heart #138 - Always Anything Goes
Craft your Passion #340 - Always Anything Goes
Love to Scrap #90 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today.
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Christmas Bells

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Time sure is marching on and only 3 more Monday's before Christmas.

I hope you all had a good day yesterday, I got a few projects made and lots of admin.

Today a Christmas card using Elisabeth Bell's Christmas Bells digi.


Step by Step

1. A5 white landscape card turned on its side to create a tent card.
2. Matted and layered red pearlescent card and checked card from my stash.
3. Printed the image onto supersmooth and coloured with Copic markers, cut out with SB Grand Scalloped rectangle die. Around the image, the cloak and top of her boots I have added Woodware Fluffy stuff and glitter to the hem of her dress and bobbles on the boots then matted and layered onto green pearlesent card.
4. I added white lace along the bottom and pearl snowflake trim.
5. To finish off I added the sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Elisabeth Bell's World Challenge - Christmas Creation
Come and Get it - Baby it's Cold Outside
Allsorts #391 - Anything Christmas
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas #309 - Use a Sentiment
As you Like it - Favourite Christmas Colours and Why 
(I love the traditional green and red as it reminds me of Christmas when I was a child)
Craft Rocket #29 - Winter Time
Crimbo Crackers #120 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today.
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Monday, 28 November 2016

Birthday Boy

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.

A lot of catching up on admin and card making today.

A card for a little boy to share today.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white scalloped edge square card.
2. Matted and layered navy blue card with corners punched with X-cut corner punch.
3. Embossed blue card with Kite embossing folder and lightly swiped DI vintage photo over embossed kites.
4. Cut down the topper and distressed with blue ink pad.
5. To finish off added the birthday sentiment and Card Candy in each of the corners.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Avenue 613 Create #191 - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #46 - Always Anything Goes
A bit more time to Craft #32 - Anything Goes
Creative Moments #107 - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination #113 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today.
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Parisian Adventure

Good Morning Crafty Friends Followers and Visitors

How are you all today?

Please check out my mixed media blog for my new post!
I would love some new followers too if you have time.
Thank you!

I am off to a workshop held by Maria Simms today.

Whatever you have planned have a fabulous day.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square card with corners punched with x-cut corner punch.
2. Matted and layered paper from Authentic which I have distressed with DI wilted violet.
3. Cut out layers using SB Grande Oval and Scalloped Oval dies, distressed the large layer with wilted violet and the scalloped layer with black soot.
4. The topper I placed the ledger stencil and added white Gesso through the stencil. I then used DI wilted violet, dusty concord and seedless preserve, wiped excess ink off Gesso with baby wipe.  I then used this Parisian stamp with Archival black ink, then stamped small clock around image with black ink.
5. To finish off I added the lace and velvet ribbon down the side with a metal flower embellishment.  I then added Tim Holtz chit chat word "Adventure"

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Brown Sugar #226 - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends #32 - Always Anything Goes
Creative Fingers #121 - Anything Goes
Simply Papercrafts #41 - Anything Goes
Creative Moments #107 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Water Fairy

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Typical Saturday here with housework and admin.
Hoping to do some crafting but will have to see how the day goes.

What are you up too.

Today my card features the water fairy by Cute as a Button


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 shaped white card.
2. Matted and layered teal and yellow card onto base card.
3. Printed image onto supersmooth and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers, I have coloured the wings and water with mica powders.
4. I matted and layered image onto teal card.
5. To finish off I added pearl flourish.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafting with an Attitude #21 - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations #30 - Always Anything Goes
Julia Spiri #26 - AG try different colour medium (I have used Mica Powders)
Little Miss Muffet #151 - Always Anything Goes
Southern Girls #149 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for stopping by today.
Crafty Hugs xxxxx