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Thursday, 31 May 2012

Camper vans again!

It's a camper van cards again i was asked to make a camper van card for a friend so i made 2 this is the first .


I stared with a A3 sheet of card which i folded and ran it through the grand caibur to make a large circle card.then i add a brown scalloped edge the a brown circle the same size as the base card.Add a couple of backing papers from a Dovecraft pack.the image is a dippy dog stamp with a hero arts cloud stamp in the back ground add a little glossy accents the surf board.The message stamp is from LOTV i printed out the name first then stamp over it.to finish i added some candy.




Have entered this card in the following challenges.

cute card thursday.  Planes, trains, & automobile's
here come the boys   Anything goes
crafty creations  Circles
stamp-n-doodle. Get outside
forever friends One for the boys
mojo monday. Sketch








Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Live... Love... Laugh...

Less is more challenge this week is a Recipe Not a square.so i thought i would give the spotlight stamping another go this time i have used a digi stamp from Bugaboo Prize from Here come the boys birthday blog hop.It is so pretty i have coloured the flowers with water colour pencils, add a little glitter to the butterflies and some of the grass.the message stamp is from the new papermania range from Lucy Cromwell teacups.I have mounted the image on white card and them a purple card from DCWV.Made the card from a large nestie.





Have entered the following challenges

simply less is more.  Recipe not a square
crafty bloggers network. Spotlight stamping
southern girls challenge.  Dying to diecut
the poodles parlour. Monochromatic
sentimental sundays. Pocket full of posies







Sunday, 27 May 2012

Spotlight stamping

What a great weekend weather wise and crafting wise for me I would like to thank Cardmad fairy blog for making me one of there top 3 and Donna from Here come the boys for the blog hop prize cant wait to go shopping.
I made this card for the craftblogger network challenge spotlight stamping,
i was quite pleased with my card but showed it to a group of friend and it was 50/50 with some saying it was great to other saying it did not work,looked unfinished should only be done with flowers and butterflies please let me know what you all thing out there in blog land good or bad,i can take it.





The very cute stamp is from Little Claire's Robert and Daisy umbrella.the text down the side is from a hero arts set papers are portobello rd found the ribbon in my stash.I destressed the edges with ink and used a small round nestie for the spotlight.
Have entered the following challenges

crafty bloggers network. spotlight stamping
one stitch at a time  red white and blue
craft your days away. red white and blue
glitter geeks. dimond jubilee







Happy birthday together

I would like to say hi and welcome to all my new followers thanks so much for join me hope you enjoy have a look round.
love this stamp from Bild malarna together it just sooo sweet.
I have coloured her in promarkers as always.
papers are from docrafts  added some ribbon and flowers ans a little charm





Have entered her in the following challenges.

crafty calendar challenge.  Things with wings
delightful sketches. 5 or more flowers
paper craft bliss  Anything for kids goes






Friday, 25 May 2012

patchwork butterfly

What a fabulous day again i have had a lazy day after my appointment with the doctor to remove the mole on my arm, which was not as bad as i thought do have 5 stitches and a little bruising but nothing a large glass of wine and some Ben and Jerry's this evening could not fix. My daughter Kirsty even took me out for lunch and paid.
Today's card was made with the large round Nestie,and a very cute stamp from LOTV the paper's came from a DCWV stack called sweets,added some pale green ribbon a butterfly charm and some button to finches of.Hope you like it.




Have entered this card in the following challenges.

cute card thursday  Pink & Green
pennys challenges. Anything goes
rubys rainbow. Things with wings

I Am off for a early night.









Thursday, 24 May 2012

upcycling a tin of beans

What a beautiful day, got the bike out for the first time in a few weeks, it was so nice to feel the sun on by face. Hopeful get out again tomorrow before my trip to the Doctors to have a mole removed, not looking forward to going. Any way on to today's make as you can see it not a card. I painted the tin can and added some lace and made some felt flowers on the grand calibur.


Have entered the storage tin in the following challenge.

lej designs  Anything but a card.









Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Celebrate your day!

And what a glorious day it has been even sat in the garden for a while.
Today's card is a pennyblack hedgehog .
I stamp the hedgehog them masked him before stamping the back ground with hero arts cloud background stamp.The very pretty papers are the new range from Lucy Cromwell at papermania, punched and glittered some flowers, the sentiment stamp came in the same set as the hedgehog the congrats stamp is from a woodware set.


I have entered the following challenges with this card.

cutie pie challenge.  Easels with a sketch

Have a lovely evening i am of too water the garden.


Monday, 21 May 2012

I would like too say a  big thank for all your lovely coments over the weekend and welcome to my new followers.
Over at Less is More it Theme week Baby or Child.

Here is my take on the theme.



I have made this card using a pink gem digi stamp.which i have coloured with my promarker and cut out i embossed a strip of white card with spots and add a duck charm with some twine.





i have entered this card in the less following challenges.

less is more.  Baby or Child
fussy and fancy  New baby
do itwith digis  Clean and simple   Top 3



Saturday, 19 May 2012

Love is in the little things

Welcome to the weekend wet and cold as nomal.
Todays card has a very cute rabbit digi stamp from wee stamps have a soft spot for rabbits i have 3 Coco,Molly and Monty.This is also the first time i have made flower hope they are ok.



The paper are by docraft portobello rd
The sentiment stamp is from a LOTV set.
Add a bit if glitter to give it a lift.
Have enter this one in the following challenges.

cute card thursday. A touch of sparkle
desmet dt. Red White & Blue



Thursday, 17 May 2012

Wellington With Graphopone


 
Good afternoon not that it is that good raining again will we ever get 2 nice days in a row.
Too days card is a Easel card for a dad I made the card base with my grand caliber.The paper and decoupage image are from the new Wellington range from Docrafts.I distressed the edges of the card with Adirondack mushroom ink add some sting and buttons.
Have ented the following challenges with this card.
aud sentiments challenge  Dad Daddy Pappa
here come the boys Birthday easle card


 

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Feel better soon Card



This card is for my daughter's best friend who has fallen over and broken her ankle,hope it cheers her up a little.
The stamp is a wee digi stamp called Amy,paper are a Nitwits spring whimsy free  with a mag a couple of weeks ago The paper are pink but they look a bit peachy must have been the light when i took the photo.
Have enter it in the following challenges

divas by design Tickled pink
my mums craft room Feeling blue / Get well soon
I love promarkers. anything goes





Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Less is More Merci


I found this challenge challenging I know that the idea.Just hope it has work out ok.
The Challenge on Less is More this week is 1 layer, 3 stamps.
I have used 3 Hero arts Stamps the main one is called woman in profile G2812
the other 2 are from 2 other set not sure what they are called .
Had a bit of colour with my aquamarkers.
Have entered the card in the
simply less is more. one layer 3 stamps

Happy Christmas Denny




Don't feel so bad making Christmas cards today as it feel like November here today even had a little sleet this morning.
This card is made using a sketch over on gem of a challenge by Gemma
Have used Christmas Denny  for this one coloured in with promarker the cut him out and places him on to  the die cut which i also stamp did not want to have to cut out the berries he has in his mouth.add a little Christmas glitter in the flower and Denny.The paper are a Christmas set from DCWV.
have entered him in 2 challenge. 
pink gem Sketch by Gemma
crafty hazelnuts christmas Traditional Colours


Monday, 14 May 2012

Christmas hedghog


2nd Christmas of the day this one is from a sketch over at Christmas challenge with sketches.
The stamp is a pennyblack the message stamp is from dovecraft,paper are the winter matstack from DCWV.
have enter the following challenge with this card.

It's snow time!


The sun is shining for now so i through it was a good time to make Christmas cards.
the stamp are from crafters companion called its snow time! coloured with promarkers and add a little glitter, paper are winter wonderland from dovecraft.
have enter this card in the following challenge.
christmas blog challenge frosty the snowman.

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Teenage birthday card Hopeful


Made this one this afternoon when i should have been doing the garden, to windy and cold for me.
The stamp is a digi from wee stamps called hopeful.coloured her with my promarker and add a little glitter the papers are from a set called the sweet stack by DCWV.add some flowers and a butterfly charm the punch is a martha Stewart.
Have enter hopeful in the following challenges.
scrapbook sisters Off Centre
I lovepromarkers. Hat pins & Charms
promarker challenge. Special Birthdays

Friday, 11 May 2012

Congralulations Tatty Teddy


Welcome to my new followers hope you have enjoyed looking round my blog and have found a little inspiration.
I have made this card for the Docraft club challenge Ovals and orange,Tatty is sitting on a oval nestie but it looks round in the picture. the papers are Boho Chic by first edition.
would like to enter the following challenges with this card.
oldie but a goodie Die cut and punches
emerald faeries . anything goes

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Camper van bithday card

Its cold and wet here in the North East of England,But making this card made me think of long hot sunny days camping as a child in a van just like this one.But if i honest i can remember some very wet holidays too.
The stamp is from Little Claire Design
Paper is from Dovecraft as is the sentiment stamp.
have enter this card in the following challenges
little claires designs.  Doing the rounds.
CES No squares allowed
ladybugs crafts ink Anythink but square
cards for men. Kicking back.

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Fixer Boy


This is the second post from me today this one is Fixer Boy the image is a digi stamp by Mo Manning's, as always coloured with promarkers backing paper are About a Boy from fancy pants.
Have entered it in the following challenges.


Less is More Yellow


The stamp i have used is fro Hero Arts called Collage Friend H4772,I stamped it with Memento Rich Cocoa i love this ink at the moment.add a yellow ribbon and coloured the butterfly with a yellow promarker then add Gloss accents mounted it on to white card before mounting it on a square card.
Have entered it in the less is more challenge Yellow.

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

LOTV Fairy birthday card


Forgot i had this very cute little stamp from LOTV i coloured her with promarkers the paper is from
 First edition Boho Chic paper pack.
I have enter her in the following challenges.

Friday, 4 May 2012

Jane Nataliya Christening Card


This card is for my niece's Christening next month
the stamp if from LOTV i have coloured her in with promarkers
I also coloured the ribbon with a pale pink promarker.
I would like to enter the following challenges .