Wednesday, 27 October 2010

THINK PINK!

Well so far this school holiday I have managed to complete a card without any interuptions from Seren - I say thank god for Nick Jr putting on Barbie films which thankfully she will watch time and time again lol!

I have done a card for the Just Magnolia challenge which is Think Pink and used the fab sketch over on Friday Sketchers.


I have used my Magnolia stamp Tilda with Peony and coloured her in with copics.  The cardstock is Pretty in Pink from Stampin Up.  I have used dp from Stampin Up Tea Party paper pack and Magnolia Once Upon A Time dp.  The flowers are wildorchidcrafts, pink adhesive gems from Hobbycraft, pink bow from my stash and the Breast Awareness ribbon was cut out with my cardstock using my Sissix die cut.


Thursday, 21 October 2010

CRAFTY PURPLE FROG CHALLENGE 1

Well at long last its the very first challenge over on Crafty Purple Frog challenge blog and the theme is Anything Goes of which I'm a very proud member of the DT.  This blog is where you will find creations using the Ching-Chou Kuik  decoupage and pyramage images and also where you can purchase them.


I have used Merry Season decoupage together with Merry Moments Designer Paper, Real Red cardstock and Garden Green cardstock all from Stampin Up.  The sentiment is from craftworkcards which has been pieced onto an oval of Real Red c/s punched out with my Stampin Up oval punch.  Ribbon from my stash, adhesive gems from Hobbycraft and flowers from wildorchidcrafts.

I do hope you will join in with us as we have some fabulous prizes up for grabs from some fantastic sponsors.

Don't forget to pop along to see what the rest of the DT have created and leave them some love.

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

All WRAPPED UP FOR MY DAUGHTER

I've followed the lovely sketch created by Dawny over on Just Magnolia for my next card which will be for my daughter.


I have used my Wrapped Tilda, coloured her in with copics and cut out with my circular Nestie.  The dp I have used are all from Magnolia called So Jolly Sealed, So Jolly Wrapped and Under the Mistletoe Silent Night.  The cardstock used is from Stampin Up called Real Red.  Ribbon is from my stash, sentiment made on my computer and roses from wildorchidcrafts.

FAIRY ON TIPTOE

What a lovely sketch to follow on Lili of The Valley this week created by the lovely Bev.


I have used the lovely LOTV Fairy on Tiptoe stamp, coloured in with copics and stickles on her wings and cut out with my circular nestability.  The ribbon slits were cut out with my SU Horizontal Slot punch.  The ribbon which is Regal Rose and cardstock called Pretty In Pink are also from SU.  Embossed dp is from Kanban and pink dp is Papermania Rose Garden.  I added Cherry Blossom from wildorchidcrafts and adhesive pearls from Hobbycraft.


ABC CHRISTMAS DT CARD - V is for Vertical

Well we are nearly at the end of our first Christmas alphabet over on ABC Christmas Challenge Blog and we are on V which we have chosen the theme of Vertical and any other additions beginnning with V such as:- Vertical, Very Merry Christmas, Velvet, Vellum, Vintage, Vanilla, Vibrant even Vexed!!  We would also like you to use one or both of the sketches which we have been given.


We are being sponsored by Pink Cat Studio who is offering a great prize.





The image I have used is a digi download from Pink Cat Studio which I have coloured in with Violet shades using my copics.  The cardstock is Lavender Lace from Stampin Up, Shimmer voile from Papermania and dp is from Pink Petticoat Doodle-icious Christmas CD.  The sentiment is from craftworkcards mounted onto an oval cut out with my SU punch and shimmer gems from Papermania.




Don't forget to pop over to see what the rest of the DT have created and leave them some love.


Monday, 18 October 2010

HALLOWEEN ON MAGICAL MONDAY

It's nearly the end of October already and that means its time for Halloween which is our theme over on Magical Monday Challenge Blog.


I have used my digi image from TiddlyInks called Cast Your Spell, coloured her in with copics and added glitter on her wings and spell dust.  The Only Orange cardstock is from Stampin Up and the black cardstock was from my stash.  Design paper I received in a RAK last year and ribbon I had off Ebay from The Ribbon Bowtique.  Sentiment is Magnolia and bats and stars from Hobbycraft.

I do hope you will join in with us in this fab challenge and don't forget to pop over to see what the rest of the DT have created for their Halloween challenge and leave them some love.

Thursday, 14 October 2010

FLUFFNSTUFF!

One of my blogging friends - Faye is celebrating her 1st blogoversary and to celebrate she has the following great candy up for grabs.


This is a little bit of what she has to say:-

Stampin FluffnStuff will be one on 19 October. Wow, where did that year go?! And what a year it's been. Naff cards, OK cards, Sweet Cheeks mischief, Stampin Up, Design Teams, visits from FayeWorld, Sweet Stampin, new friends, choklit, Nicolas Cage, Cupcakes, Illegal stash smuggling through baggage control; all dusted off with a sprinkling of Fluff ramblings! Yep, it's been fun.

So to be in a chance of winning this lovely candy click here to find out how.

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

UNWRAPPED TILDA

I have really enjoyed creating my next card as yet it is another Xmas card and with only 11 weeks left to go it will soon be here!  I have used the fantastic sketch from Friday Sketchers and the themefrom Totally Tilda with is Red and Green Xmas.


I have used my Unwrapped Tilda from 2009, coloured her in with copics, cut out with my circular nestie and edged with red chalk.  I then layered it onto Garden Green cardstock from Stampin Up.  The Real Red cardstock and Merry Moments dp are also from SU.  Large flowers are Prima and small flowers are from wildorchidcrafts.  Sentiment is a Rub On sentiment from Pebbles Inc,  adhesive gems are from Hobbycraft and the ribbon is from craftyribbons.

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

FAIRY BLISS


I am following the sketch over on Sketch and Stash for this challenge which they also have a DT call and have used my new stamp from Palilio Stamps called Fairy Bliss.  I coloured her in with copics and added pink glitter to her wings.  For the dp I have used sheets from Papermania Summer Bloom which is also new.  The adhesive gems are from Hobbycraft and the flowers are Prima Daisy Dreams which were from my stash.


Saturday, 9 October 2010

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS PINK BLOG CANDY

As some of my followers will know a lovely lady in America called Jacque has been battling Breast Cancer and now she is on the final leg of her treatment and to celebrate she is kindly offering various Pink Candy throughout October to celebrate BREAST CANCER AWARENESS.

She also wrote on her blog the following about a very dear friend of hers:-

And now to help me celebrate the end of my PINK JOURNEY and to remind you of the importance of awareness, I would like to offer the first of my several PINK SWEET STUFFS this month. But first I need to ask you to do a BIG favor for me!! One of my past DT sisters from Belles 'n Whistles has just found out that she now has breast cancer...Elise Dinolfo, a lovely and vibrant 38 year old lady with a 4 year old little boy!! Please drop by her blog and leave a little bit of love along with alot of heap big hugs...I would love for you to let her know that I asked you to drop by!!!!! She will need all the love and support which each of you gave to me as I was going down that bumpy road!!!! Elise had not yet reached the magic age of 40 so had never had her first mammogram yet...she found those scary lumps herself. So ladies, do you now see why I am on the soapbox begging ALL of you to have the necessary testing and do those regular self-examinations...Breast Cancer does not show favorites at any age!!!!! Thank you sincerely!!!!


To enter this amazing Pink Candy just click here and follow the instructions.  You only have until October 15th to enter this candy.


Thursday, 7 October 2010

WINTER HANGLAR GIRL

I have decided to make a card for two challenges today - Lovely Haenglar-Only which is to pick a Season and Totally Gorjuss which is a fab sketch to follow.


This little Hanglar girl was destined to be used on a Winter card so yet another one for Christmas!  I have coloured her in copics and pieced onto Real Red cardstock from Stampin Up.  The dp is also SU called Ski Slope which unfortunately is now retired and Real Red ribbon.  For the circle I used my circle nestability and roses are from wildorchidcrafts.  Sentiment is a rub on from Pebbles Inc, adhesive stones from Papermania and The Snowman collection and bling from Prima.

My New DT Position

Yippeeeeeeee I have been picked to join a DT on a brand new challenge blog called The Crafty Purple Frog who specialize in using Ching-Chou Kuik Decoupage and Pyramage.  The rest of the team are as follows:-

Pascale - who is helping Amy to keep things runninghelping me to keep everything running)
Teri
Vicky
Jayne
Chanelle
Sarah
Kaos
Vanessa


If you have not seen these ladies blogs you seriously need to check them out they are amazing and I can not wait for the challenges to start and work along side them.

Talking of the challenges Amy has a lot of sponsors lined up for the first challenge which starts on Thursday 21st October 2010 so spread the word as there will be lots and lots of chances to win prizes. There is still time to join the follower candy before that so if you haven't make sure you have to be in it to win it :D

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

ABC CHRISTMAS DT CARD - U is for Under The Tree plus DT call

We had some amazing creations for our last challenge so pop over to the ABC Christmas blog to see who are winner and Top 3 are.  For our next challenge we are on the letter U which is themed Under The Tree with an added extra of No Cards!  We are also going to be running a DT call.





I have made a box from a tuturial on the Scor-Pal website put together by Kitty Franken.  It was originally a soap box but I will be putting some yummy chocolate in for my daughter!  I have used one of my new Magnolia images called  Sneeky Tilda and coloured her in with prisma pencils.  The dp used on the bottom box is from Stampin Up Ski Slope Designer Paper series and the top box is from Imaginisce Polar Expressions range called So Beary Merry which I used my SU eyelet border punch around the edge.  Cardstock used is Old Olive from SU and Always Artichoke ribbon also from SU.  L-Em fern punch and roses from wildorchidcrafts.

I do hope you will pop over to see what the rest of the DT have made and leave them some love.

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

BOUQUET FAIRY

What lovely couple of days we have been having for October!  My daughter did a sponsored 2 mile walk yesterday with the rest of school to raise money for their school funds from which they all enjoyed doing.



I have decided to have a go at the lovely sketch produced by Bev over on LOTV and have used my Bouquet Fairy image, coloured in copics and pieced onto Pixie Pink cardstock from Stampin Up.  The dp used is Papermania Summer Bloom paper pack, lace and roses from wildorchidcrafts, adhesive gems from Hobbycraft and sentiment is from Just Rite Birthday Sentiments Set.  I also added Crystal Ice Ice Stickles to her wings.

Monday, 4 October 2010

MAGICAL MONDAY - Back to Nature

We are hoping for a few more crafters to participate in our next challenge over on Magical Monday Challenge Blog as there didn't seem to be very many for our last challenge, so lets hope this grabs everyones imagination!  The challenge is called Back To Nature and with Autumn on the doorstep this should be quite inspirational with colours etc.



I have decided to do quite a plain and simple layout using my Lilly The Fairy of Enchantmentimage by Michelle Perkett which I coloured in with prisma pencils.  The cardstock used is from Stampin Up called More Mustard and the dp are various sheets from DCWV The Natural Stack which is full of lovely Autumnal colours.  The leaves are glitter foam stickers from Hobbycraft, ribbon from stash and brown pearls from Hobbyhouse.

I do hope you can pop over to see what the rest of the DT have created and leave them some love.

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