Tuesday, May 10, 2022

#521

 

It is that time again!


is a sponsor this time around. 
And the image I got to use was 


I love this image so much.  So cute.  I kept the card fairly simple  And, yes, I turned it into a baby card  Could not help myself.  I did make a baby blue version too but I liked this colour for today's share.  
The vine on  either side is an old Heartfelt Creations set I had and the sentiment is a Taylored Expressions set.  
Don't forget to play along with us for your chance to win!  
Happy crafting!



Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Wrolin Snowboarding Gnome


I cannot believe it is that time again, for me to have some 
again.  
This month I chose to make a Christmas card from the image I chose.  
could really be used for many themes but I am trying to get a head start on my Christmas cards and we all know someone who loves a gnome (right?).  


I was originally thinking of going with 3 different sized polaroid framed pictures but it kind of had too much white on the card, so I just cute the pictures out and mounted them with some navy cardstock.  The 3 varieties in size was enough to add some interest to the project.  
The sentiment's are from MFT and Altenew.  The bauble is from an old MFT set as well and the silver hollies are from a SU set.  
I love this colour combo choice as well.  It is not all red in your face this Christmas.  Blues, aqua's and Purples are a great alternative.  
Thank you so much for popping in and having a look.  
I wish you many hours of happy crafting!



 

Monday, May 2, 2022

#136


CCC DIgi Creations is back with another great challenge

We have no sponsor this month, but we do have a theme. 
Food and/or Drink.  
So I went food, cake in fact!



This set is an older Stampin'Up one.  You may not be able to tell but I did layer the flower bunch on to of the cake.  The dies for this wet were for sale seperately in a Sale a bration promotion (I think).  
I heat embossed the one of the sentiments from this set onto black card and cut around itl  This helped it to pop.  
The background I just masked off a centre positioned panel and used 2 different oxide inks blended together in the centre.  Then I spritzed some water on it and used paper towel to dab it off to leave a splatter pattern.  
Play along with us for your chance of bragging rights/ 
Happy crafting!


 

Saturday, April 30, 2022

APTTC May

 


A Perfect Time To Craf

is back with another great challenge for us. 

And one of our sponsors this month is


and the image I used is



I love the fact that this set comes with its own sentiments.  There are 2 so I made the first one in a larger size, to make it stand out more and to add interest.  
The chocolates I coloured them then added white pen over the top over the original design patterns to make the stand out also.  
The challenge is open until the end of the month, so play along 
for your chance to win.
Happy crafting!




Tuesday, April 26, 2022

#520

 

Time again and it is filled with inspiration.

One of our sponsors this week is 

Sheepski Designs

and the image I am using today is

For You


I reckon most kids would love to receive this colourful elephant card.  Such a cute image.  
I resisted using him/her to make a baby card  Would be so easy to do.  This would be great for a toddler or  those that just love elephants.  
The coloured cardstock is Stampin'  Up.  The little frangipani flowers are from an old My Favorite Things stamp set and the leaves are a mix of Elizabeth Craft and MFT.  
I did use matching ink on the leaves to give them some shading and the "Birthday" also has darker tones from matching ink also.  

Thank you for popping by.  Don't forget to play along with us over at the challenge blog for your chance to win a prize  
Happy crafting!


Tuesday, April 12, 2022

#519

 


Back again with another great group of inspiration with 

One of our sponsors this fortnight is


and the image I am creating with is


This image was just to precious to put on the front of a card (for me) so I decided it was to be the cover for May in my diary.  
The colour combo matches the diary also, so that took the guess work out of what colours to actually use.....hehe. 
Once coloured I cut around the border and mounted it on some SU Very Vanilla cardstock then some Misty Moonlight cardstock and placed it central to the page.  
I did add some gems to just add that bit of bling it was missing.  
It fitted perfectly in there.  I have been trying to use my diary a lot more this year since, well, we all can do things now.  
Don't forget to play along with us.  We love to see all your projects. 
Happy crafting!






Friday, April 8, 2022

#698

 


Back with another great challenge with 

Here is Sketch #698


Now when I was coming up with ideas for this sketch, I had it in my mind that it was horizontal not portrait.  But that is ok!  You can do whatever you want with the sketch.  Rotate, flip, omit or add.  


You will notice I kept the horizontal through the middle.  But I did omit the 2 rectangular pieces.  I was going to add some light sabers there but what you see here filled the card nicely.  
I white embossed the sentiments which are from The Ink Road set "Droid Please".  The paper is 6"x 6"paper pack

The droids are from the Kindred Stamps set 
The gold droid is stamped directly onto gold metallic foil card with Staz On.  Using a water based ink would never dry properly and would smudge constantly.  
The little blue one is stamped onto white card and coloured with my Copic markers  Blue and greys. 
And to add to the illusion of the separated middle piece I just used my white gelly roll pen and my metal ruler.  Fits in nicely with the space background.  
Thank you for popping by and checking our my project.  
Happy crafting!




Saturday, April 2, 2022

#135

 

is back with another great sponsor this month.

and the image I am using is one of the cutest ones


I did go down the Newborn route for this one.  But I did make it a little different to the usual baby card.  It is neither pink nor blue.  I went the neutral background with just the leaves and bunny as the coloured pieces.  And looking at this colour palette I thought just a black and white sentiment strip would pop.  And it did.  It also ties in with the dark center on the flower.  
Thank you All Dressed Up for the sponsorship.  Without our wonderful digital sponsors we would not be able to create our projects.  
And thank you for popping by my corner of the internet.  
Happy crafting!






Auggie Corgi Christmas Puppy

 

time again for me. 
I love it when I get asked to request images from the shop  I head straight to the animal images.  
He is a cutie and he is perfect for my Christmas preparations.  


It is never too early to get those Christmas projects done.  And to make production a little easier, I love doing CAS (clean and simple) cards.  
With the ombre background it really allows "Auggie" to pop right off the front.  The sentiment is one from The Ton.  I used this one as it nearly fits the groove along the bottom of the cut out image. 
I didn't want to add too much to the background other than the green, so I cut out some tiny silver glittered bits to add to the background.  A little hidden by the watermark but I do know they are there.  
Thank you for popping by.  I hope you liked this project  
Happy crafting! 




Thursday, March 31, 2022

April APTTC

 


this months sponsor is 

The Hungry jpeg

And the group of images I used were from a file called


The best thing about this months sponsor is the projects you create can be a lot faster than normal to make.  As they have premade embellishments and images that you can print directly to a card front.  
This one I printed then cut out using a circle die.  I turned it into a shaker card, adding poinsettia flowers and some gold foil leaves.  
Don't forget to play along with the challenge for your chance to win a prize!
Thank you for visiting my corner of the internet.  
Happy crafting!




Tuesday, March 29, 2022

#518

 

is here with a whole new lot of inspiration for you.
One of our sponsors is 


and the image I am using today is 


Not only do you use digi's on cards but you can add them to tags just like this one.  I was going to do a series of bookmarks but time got the better of me this week.  
I firstly print it onto a piece of paper fed through the back of my printer.  Then I temporarily tape my tag over the image in the position I need it to be.  Then run it through the printer again as it will print it in the exact same spot.  
I coloured the image in with my copics, and stamped a sentiment onto it (would be great for Mother's Day!)  Added a few gems and used a similar coloured cardstock to the back to bring the colour out in the flower.  The pink I used in the flower I coloured the edges of my metallic silver ribbon so it finishes the tag off nicely.  
You could even add the tag, as is, to the front of a card if you liked.  Maybe a little subtle patterned paper behind it and t would like really nice!  
Thank you to Fred She Said for sponsoring us over at Penny's this challenge.  Without our sponsors we would not be making our projects.  
Happy crafting!  



Friday, March 25, 2022

Malibu Raine Dolphin

 

Hello to you wherever you are.  I am back to share a project I have done for
and the image I am using is 

I started by printing the image onto a piece of card that fits on the front of card.  Next I sponged on some Tumbled Glass oxide ink. Not on the whole front just mainly behind the image used and to the bottom right corner.  I grabbed a background die and cute out it out of white cardstock to add over the front panel just to add some texture and a little something extra this project. 
I did go over the splashes with some copic marker to help them stand out.  I had printed an extra dolphin the exact same size as the previous one, coloured him and fussy cut him out and popped him on the front with foam tape.  Add in some flowers and leaves in the corner for some decoration and lastly added my sentiment.
Thank you for popping by my little corner of cyberspace.  Until next time....
Happy crafting!  



Tuesday, March 15, 2022

#517

is a go!
One of our awesome sponsors is
and the image I used was

Doves With Heart Wreath


I have not done a wedding card in a long time.  So I thought this image was just perfect for that.  
I coloured it up and used some old retired hexagon dies to turn it into a shaker card.  
I added some little white flowers with gems in the center to the top of the card. 
The Taylored Expressions stamp and die were perfect to finish this off. 
Play along with the challenge for your chance to win 
Happy crafting! 


 

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

#134 CCC Digi Designs

 



We have a new sponsor this month (yes again!!! Another first for us!)

The image I have the pleasure of playing with is 
And we have a theme this month.- Include Flowers
And lucky for me the picture already has one! (I had actually forgotten but took another look at the project and there it is, top and centre!!) lol

To get the wiggly shape on the top and bottom I actually used a MFT stencil.  It just gives a little something different to a straight edge.  I used my copic markers to colour it in R's, E's, YG's, B's and YR's.  
The sentiment is out of a Gnome set from MFT.  And a litle hard to see in this picture but on the bottom right under the sentiment I placed 3 clear sequins, just add a little something.  
Thank you for stopping by and don't forget to play along for your chance to win a prize.  
Happy crafting!




Tuesday, March 1, 2022

#516

 

time again and we have some awesome inspiration for you.  
And one of our great sponsors is
They have some really cute stuff, so do yourself a favour and check them out!
My image for this project is


To top off the image it even comes with the sentiment to suit!  I reckon that is awesome!
I have noticed that I seem to have a black, white and red theme happening lately...lol. Isn't it funny how we all have a phases we go through
A simple colour scheme can really pop with the right images.  And to finish this off I used a border that makes it look like it has been taken straight out of a notebook.  
I also printed an extra pocket watch and coloured and cut it out and popped it on top to add dimension.  Threw on a couple of gems and voila.  The perfect card for any music lover.  
Play along with the challenge for your chance to win a prize! 
Happy crafting.




Monday, February 28, 2022

March APTTC

 


A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge is here again with some awesome inspiration for you.
This month we have 2 sponsors but the one I am playing with is 
and the image is


As some of you would know this is another fandom card.  And the character it is based on, has very sweet scenery in her movie.  So I found some clip art that would suit.  Instead of lollipops, I made chocolate cake pops to put behind her and she is standing on a mint lolly.
Then to fill in the background I used a stencil with some oxide ink.  The sentiment is in a Disney like style and quotes the character.  
Don't forget to play along with us this month for your chance to win a prize
Happy crafting..  


Friday, February 25, 2022

David's Paper Hearts

 


I am back with my project for Digi Doodle Studios
using the digital image

I am still making Mother's Day cards and this one is included in that collection.  
Similar to a previous post this project has a simple colour scheme.  
I am sure this image may have been intended for Valentine's Day, but me over here thought it would be perfect for any young man to give to his mum.  


He is such a handsome lad.  And that puppy hiding behind his leg is so cute!  Rather than just red hearts I also added some purple ones to break it up a little.  The black and white background allows all the red and the digi image to really pop!  
Thank you so much for stopping by.  Don't forget you can join the Digi Doodle Studio's Facebook page for more inspiration from the design team and from fans of DDS as well.  
Happycrafting!



Tuesday, February 15, 2022

#515

 


Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge 

is back with another fortnight of inspiration for us. 
One of the sponsors this time is 

Paper Nest Dolls

and the image I played with is

Dog Walker Emma


The perfect image for any young, dog loving girl/lady.  
This would have to be the cutest bunch of dogs I have ever seen together.  And such a great variety too.  I used a paw background stamp I bought years ago from MFT (not sure if it is still current) and used circle dies and the hearts are from an Elizabeth Craft planner set.  I love how they have the little cutouts in them.  Breaks the red up. 
Don't forget to play along with the challenge for your chance to win a prize. 
Happy crafting.


Friday, February 11, 2022

#694

 



Sketch Saturday time again!
Currently I am gearing up for Mother's Day.  Going to celebrate it in a big way.  
Here is this challenge's sketch.


I just love red on a black and white background.  It seems to make the colour pop! So I have used it on this project. 


I find the leafy green softens the overall look just a little bit.  I used SU Blessings of Home stamp and matching die.  The sentiment is from SU Flowering Tulips set.  I reckon you could do this in Bermuda Bay (teal) and even purple would look great too! 
Don't forget to play along with us.  It is a simple sketch but with so many different looks. 
Thank you for looking and happy crafting!





#521

  Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge It is that time again! Lee Holland Art is a sponsor this time around.  And the image I got to use was  ...