Monday, 2 May 2016

Party Paraphanalia

Hi, welcome to my blog, today starts the new challenge at
Make My Monday, where for the next week we would like to see
Party Paraphanalia.
Marina who coose the theme is looking for anything for a party.
Balloons, Party Hats,  Cake, Presents. It's your choice.
Please pop over to the blog to see the DT gallery. 
For my card, I chose cake, well, I am on a diet at present, so this is
the only way I can get close to gorgeous cake. 
Black card to mat, on a 7" sq. card.
All papers are from a CD - Fabulous Tea & Cakes by
The House of Zandra from The Card Hut. 
The cake and candle are decoupaged and are glittered. 
Have fun whilst joining in our party. 

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Christmas Cuties

Hello, thanks for your visit to my blog, I love any comments you leave.
Today starts a new challenge for the month of May at 
we are greatly looking forward to seeing your 
Christmas Cuties
Please check out the blog to see the amazing talent of the Design Team.
I have used a circle scallop edge card. 
Die cut a silver mirri circle to mat a die cut circle with the image.
The stamped image is Penguin Pals from LOTV, as are the greetings
labels.  The image was coloured with Promarkers. 
A few silver card candi added. 
Hope to see you back again. Stay walm and well. 

Friday, 29 April 2016

E is for Embossing Folder

hi, welcome to my blog, thanks for yoru visit.
Today we begin a new challenge at Alphabet Challenges
for the letter E - Embossing Folder. 
No explanation needed, simply use an Embossing Folder, 
any style, any purpose, anything you choose.
 Please pop and take a peek at the gallery from the DT. 
I used black card, with an Embossing Folder from Sheena Douglass.
I gently rubbed on Metallic Gold Wax over the proud embossed areas.
Matted onto gold mirri card then onto a black folded card. 
Thinking of you is from my old stash.
I hope you enjoy the challenage. Stay walm and well. 

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Include a Button or 2 or More

Hi everyone, thanks to those visiting, I hope you enjoy looking at my card.
Today starts the new challenge for the next two weeks at 
chosen by Sharon who would like to see you
Include a Button or 2 or Even More
Please pop and see the wonderful gallery from the Design Team.
For my card, the main image is a stamp from Woodware Stamps 
Bubble Bloom - Julie.  The seniment is on with the bloom stamp.
I coloured the leaves with a Promarker and a pencil for shading.
The flower heads are made with a few buttons and Card Candi.
I used black card to mat and paper from a Craftworks Cards
Paper Pad - Velver Plum.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

April Showers and Birthday Prize

Hi everyone, today starts a new challenge at Ruby's Rainbow
April Showers
Well,  at home yesterday we certainly had showers, of every description.
We had rain, hailstones and snow - all in one day, on and off, and it was so cold.
I am hoping all of my readers are in fairer and warmer weather today,
Back to the April Showers, please do pop over to the blog to check the details, 
and of course to see the wonderful inspiration from the DT. 
My card was  blended with a few of TH blue toned D. Inks. 
Stamped with a large sentiment stamp, with raindrops and umberellas
from Sheena Douglass. The girl in the raincoat is from a set of 
Stick Girls from Debbie Moore an old favourite of mine. 
Two weeks ago was the 5th Birthday of Ruby's Rainbow,
Along with the blog and several of the Design Team we individually had
a prize to draw. Sadly whilst I had several comments on my blog, as was required, 
none are eligible to win the prize I have on offer.
I am so sorry for I would have been so happy to send this prize to a winner. 

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Wood in the Design

Hi, today starts the new weekly challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz.
Joan has chosen a challenge to really get those creative juices flowing.
I love it when the DT choose something different.
Please pop over to check out the know hows and of course to see the
amazing creations  from the Design Team for 
The sheet of 'wood' I used is from a paper pad from  Hobbycraft  -Beach Life.
I punched 3 holes with a Woodware circle punch
The stamped images on the lower and upper sheet are from Hobbyart Stamps-
Coastal Sets, coloured with Promarkers.
The sentiment is by Kaisercraft stamps.
Have fun and thanks for visiting my blog. 

Monday, 25 April 2016

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Hello, today is the start of the new challenge for the next week at
which is appropriate for the time of the year in the UK
April Showers Bring May Flowers
 Please pop over to the blog for details and to see the DT's gallery.
For my card, I veered towards the May flowers part of the challenge.
Distress inks blended in the background are Abondend Coral, Twisted 
Citron and Fossilized Amber.
The main and border stamps are by Woodware - Grasses.
I  dotted  parts of the plant with a white Sakura pen to add some highlights. 
Hope you enjoy the challenge.