Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Two Little Boys

It is such a lovely mild day that hubby and I have been for a long walk.  Ready for some lunch now and a few hours in my craft room.

My card today is using one of the older LOTV images, coloured with Promarkers and Spectrum Noirs.  The papers are from my stash that I am trying to use up before buying any new!

I am entering this into the following challenges

Lili's Little Fairies - Afternoon Tea
Allsorts - Free and Easy
My Mum's Craft Shop - Buttons and Ribbons
Dream Valley - Just for Men
The Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes

Sunday, 26 February 2012

Dick Van Duck

This is a card I made for my brother in laws birthday.  Love this digi image from Inklined, and I stamped and glittered the streamers.

I am entering this into the following challenges;

Creative Card Crew - Masculine
Dream Valley - Just for Men
Wags 'n Whiskers - Masculine Birthday

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Pink Gem Sketch Challenge

The challenge this fortnight is a great sketch by Katie.  I have used a Pink Gem digi image, it is one I have had for ages and Janet has updated a lot of the images.  I have coloured with Spectrum Noir pens and the backing paper is from Cuddly Buddly.

Challenges I am entering.

Pink Gem - Sketch
Lollipop Crafts - Anything Goes
One Stitch At A Time - Digi or Don't
The Crazy Challenge - Use a Die or Punch

Saturday, 18 February 2012

Anyone for Bingo

This is the challenge this week at Sweet Stampin'.  You can pick 3 items in a row and    create something with stamping using those 3 items. You can choose any direction, up, down, sideways or diagonally.

Our sponsor this week is Crafts and Me, with a prize of 3 digis from their website

And we also have our monthly sponsor Joanna Sheen with a £10 voucher to be won.

And now onto my card, the DT were given a choice of images from Crafts and me to work with, and I have used Gifts of Winter.

I have used Lace, Ribbon and Pearls.  Coloured with Spectrum Noir pens.  The backing paper is from a magazine freebie and I have added glitter.

I am entering this into the following challenges;

Sparkles Forum Challenge - Things with wings
Divas by Design - Wings and Things
Flutter By Wednesday's - Anything with wings
Totally PaperCrafts - Ribbon and or bows

Monday, 13 February 2012

Another Christmas

Today's card is for a few of the Christmas challenges.  I have used one of the SWALK winter images, coloured with Spectrum Noir pens, added a bit of glitter and die cut snowflakes.  Thank goodness our snow is starting melt and we can see green grass.

I am entering this into the following challenges:

Winter Wonderland - No Square or Rectangle
ABC Christmas challenge - C Charming
Christmas Inspirations - Anything Goes

Saturday, 11 February 2012

With Love

For my little card today I have used a Lili of the Valley image called Together Forever, it has been tucked away ever since I bought it last year and I thought it would be perfect for some of this weeks challenges.

I have coloured in with Promarkers and Spectrum Noir pens, added a bit of glitter,
a heart shaped doily and gems.  The backing paper is from Pink Petticoat freebie pad.  The flowers I bought from a boot sale last summer and they had also been forgotten about.

I am entering this into the following challenges;

Lili's Little Fairies  - Sketch
Jelly Park - Shades of Love
CES - Lots of Layers
Crafting for all Seasons - Love is in the air
Try it on Tuesday - Love
Dream Valley - Valentine
Creative Inspirations - Lot's of Love
Cute Card Thursday - Pink Valentine
Prairie Fairy Fridays - Let me call you sweetheart
Crafty Catz - Valentine's
The Paper Shelter - Be my Valentine
Crafter's Companion - Anything Goes
Addicted to stamps - Valentine/Love

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Another Little Gem

Pink Gem that is.  This little cutie is Faye with flowers, and it is available here as a digi image.  I have coloured her with Spectrum Noir pens, added glitter to her wings. the backing paper is from Pink Petticoat that was a free pad from Quick Cards,

I am entering this into the following challenges:

Pink Gem - Fairies
Scrapbook Sisters - Anything Goes
Crazy Challenge - Fairies
CES Challenge - Give me wings
Paper Crafting Journey - Fairies and /or Angels
Crafty Catz - Pink and White
The Pink Elephant - Pink

Monday, 6 February 2012

A Little Bit of Spring

A nice thought but may be a little way off yet.  We have sunshine today so hoping some of the snow will thaw.

                                     Image    -  LOTV stamp
                                     Medium - Promarkers and Spectrum
                                     Backing Paper - Fizzy Moon
                                     Paper lace - Martha Stewart PATP
                                     Flowers and Leaves - punched
                                     Sentiment - LOTV

I am entering this in the following challenges:

Lili's Little Fairies - Spring Colours
The Crafty Pad - Spring Colours
CES - Give me wings
Divas by Design - Anything Goes
Allsorts - Free and Easy
Pink Gem Challenge - Fairies

Sunday, 5 February 2012

Let it Snow!

Which it has done overnight, looks very pretty but hope it doesn't hang around to long.
Made a start on Christmas cards - hope to keep up the production so I don't have a last minute rush.

I have used a Pink Gem stamp called Chloe Skating, coloured with Promarkers and die cut the flower and sentiment, and added silver glitter to the ice and fur.  The backing paper is from the SWALK Winter Collection from Crafters Companion.

I am entering this into the following challenges;

Winter Wonderland - Blue and White
CHNC - Use a Die-Cut
Crafting for all Seasons - Blue and White
Jelly Park - Winter Wonderland
Christmas Crafting - Blue Silver and White
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes - Birthday Hop

Saturday, 4 February 2012

Sweet Stampin' - The One I Love

I think this will be a popular challenge in blogland this week.  We are being sponsored by Stamp and Create


With a great $20 voucher for the winner


For my card I have used the very popular image from Saturated Canary and coloured with Promarkers.

I am entering this into the following challenges:
Joanna Sheen - Love is in the air
Crafty Purple Frog - Valentine/Show us some love
Bling it on - Love is all around
Truly Scrumptious - Love and hearts
By The Cute And Girly - Love is in the air
My Mum's Craft Shop - Fab n' Funky