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Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Christmas Critters


Hell again, today we begin a new challenge at 
Cardz 4 Guyz - #208 Christmas Critters.
Please check the blog for details and to see the DT 
inspiration, again some wonderful creations from the team.
The sentiment stamp is by Crafter's Companion.
The remainder stamps are by Sheena Douglass
A Little Bit Sketchy - Faith.
Coloured with Promarkers, Zig Brush colours, 
Distress inks and glitter. 

#41 Anything Goes (Christmas)


Hello, here we are again, a new challenge at 
#41 Anything Goes (Christmas)
Check out the blog for details and to see the DT cards.
I made a simple but effective card. Papers are from Trimcraft
paper pad. - The Magic of Christmas.
The stamped image 25 December is by Woodware stamps.
Coloured with Promarkers.  Ribbon and Card Candy added. 

Friday, 16 November 2018

Let It Snow


Hello, today at My Time To Craft, Helen has chosen for
our two weekly challenage Let It Snow.
I am hoping it is a while before we see the cold white stuff,
even if  it really looks nice on Christmas cards.
Please visit the blog to see the details and the DT examples.
I used a La Blanche stamp, coloured with Promarkers
and of course lots of glitter to highlight the snow.
The corner stamp is a really old Clarity stamp.
Matterd onto red card, with an oval aperture.
Enjoy , I look forward to seeing your snowy cards. 

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Things of Fall/Autumn


Hi, today we begin a new  challenge at  Sparkles Monthly Challenges
Janis chose Things of Fall/Autumn.
The blog has more information with, of course, the delights of
the Design Team inspiration.
I made a small card, approx 4.5"sq. , I stamped the images directly 
in black onto the card.
The stamps are by Dare 2B Artzy - Tangle Leaves
I stamped the leaves and acorns onto a prepared sheet of
blended Distress Inks using many autumnal colours.
The leaves and acorns were stamped with Black Versafine.
Clear Embossing powder to  heat emboss.
Additional colour added with Promarkers.
Fussy cut, decoupaged above the stamped image with 
foam pads. Finally the sentiment was added. 
Have fun, thanks for your visit. 

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

An Easy Easel Card

Hello again, today at Back to Basics & Beyond
our new two weekly challenge is for you to make 
An Easy Easel Card
Please pop to the blog for details and guidance, to also
see the wonderful inspiration from the Design Team.
My card is based on a 6"sq card. 
The stamped image is by Woodware stamps, coloured
with Sparkle pens and Promarkers. 
The papers are by Trimcraft from within my stash.
Hope you have a go and have fun.

Monday, 12 November 2018

Winter Foliage


Hello again, thanks for yoiur visit. Today at Make My Monday
the new challenge for the next two weeks has been chosen by Emma,
Winter Foliage
Please pop over for the details and to see the cards by the DT.
I used a Woodware stamp - Holly Wreath and Sentiment
Painted with watercolour paints and a gold glitter pen,
for around the edges of the holly.
Splash background.  Have fun. 

Friday, 9 November 2018

Q is for Quad


Today at Alphabet Challenges we begin with the letter Q.
Q is for Quad
We are looking for 4 of whatever you choose.
Please pop to the blog  to see the details and the DT cards.
I used papers from a paper pad from The Works - Whimsical Pastels.
Beautiful shades of pink, grey and beige.
The quad  stamp is an old wooden favourite of mine - 
 Stamp It -Australia - Lovely Ladies
I lightly coloured the ladies with pencils..
Have fun and enjoy the challenge.