Tuesday, 25 July 2017

The Holly and the Ivy Challenge # 11

Hello, thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new challenge at
Our challenge as always is Anything Goes Christmas #10
Please check out the designs by the Design Team.
My card was recently on Hochanda TV as a DT sample
for the new Christmas stamps from Little Claire Designs.
This is an amazing reindeer with a snowflake on his nose.
I made a diamond spring card, the insructions can be found on You Tube, 
The backing papers are from a CD  - Simply Christmas
by Dreamees Stamps. 
I used Promarkers to colour the image. 

Monday, 24 July 2017


Hello, today we begin a new challenge at Make My Monday.
Our team buddy Nandini in India has chosen 
The Design Team have again produced some wonderful
inspiration, so please do pop over to see them.
 I used a page from a Craftworks Cards Colour with Candi Pad.
I used various yellow shade Promarkers to colour the design.
I blended the edges with Distress Inks -
 Mustard Seed and Fossilized Amber. 
I edged the design card with a Black Promarker. 

Friday, 21 July 2017

A Joke

Hi, today we begin a new challenge at Alphabet Challenges.
Ther letter for the next two weeks, chosen by Helen is 
J - Joke, either an image or sentiment.
Please check out the DT creations over on the blog. 
I hope the get well card I have created does not offend anyone.
The image is from Art Impressions,  with the lower  wording.
The upper wording is computer generated.  
I doodled around the blue edges to imitate 
 ECG tracings.  Albeit not a very healthy tracing. LOL 
Have fun with your card. 

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Christmas or Winter

Hello, thanks for your visit, I do appreciate you took the time.
Today we are looking forward to the most wonderful time of the year.
Here at Cardz 4 Galz our new challenge , chosen by Donna, is 
Christmas or Winter
Please do look at the challenge blog for the DT have created some wonderful 
cards for the festive season and for winter.
The card I have shown was made for Little Claire Designs for their 
recent Hochanda TV show. The stamps of the robins and the poinsettia corner
are part of a wonderful boxed set of 7 main stamps and 6 sentiments.
The background papers and card candi are from my stash. 

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Christmas in July

Hello again, thanks for your visit. Today at Cardz 4 Guyz
our new challenge chosen by me., which is  
Christmas in July
Please do look at the challenge, the DT have created some
wonderful seasonal cards.
My card was seen recently on Hochanda TV - 
The carad is a Stubby Diamond fold, the instructions 
are readily available on You Tube. 
The papers are from my stash from last year, I'm still on my 
economy drive to use up some of my old stash.
The main image and the little robin are from Little Claire Designs
They are part of a boxed set with 6 stamps and 6 sentiments. 
I used Promarkers to colour and added Glossy Accents to the lights.

Saturday, 15 July 2017

In The Garden

Hello, thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new challenge in 
Deb has chosen - In The Garden
So many opportunitues here, we are expecting a wide variety.
The Design Team have a lovely selection for your perusal.
I have used backing papers from a Hunkydory USB, Flowers,
pearls and lace from my stash.
The main image is a Serendipity stamp- The Garden Seat.
Coloured with Promarkers.
Have fun playing In the Garden. 

Thinking of You or Sympathy

a new challenge chosen by Cathy.
Thinking of You or Sympathy
Please  take a look on the blog, the DT have again created some
wonderful inspirational and caring cards. 
We all at one time or another , sadly need to send
 a card to let someone know we feel their saddness.
For my card, I have kept it simple. Matted and layered 
with deep red and cream card.
The main image is of a poppy stamp from Hobby Art.,
coloured with Promarkers.
A sentiment stamp and pearls from my stash to complete.