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Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Shaker Card


Hello, thanks for your visit, I appreciate
the time you took to visit.  Today we begin a new challenge 
at Back to Basics and Beyond for the next two weeks.
we have #24 Shaker Card.
I would love for you to pop over to the blog for the few
details and of course to see the inspiration from the DT.
I recently went to a Stamparama show at Harrogate.
Even though the morning crowds were very busy, 
I had a marvellous day, I forced myself to buy loads of 
wonderful stamps, including the Bee Happy set from Hobby Art.
Inside my shaker are 3 stamped and fussy cut bees and 
a number of gold coloured gems/
I added glossy accents on the bee on the honeycomb.
If this is your first shaker card, enjoy, take your time, 
the results are such great fun. 

Monday, 18 March 2019

Going Round in Circles


Hello again, today we begin a new two weekly challenge at
Make My Monday.  I have chosen Going Round in Circles. 
Please pop over to the challenge blog to see the few details 
also to see the inspiration from the talented design team.
I first created an A4 page,  blending several Distress Inks 
of the yellow and orange tints, with a little green blended.
I then stamped Woodware - Grasses 4 times on the A4 sheet.
I used 3 round dies on the prepared sheet, once assembled.
Added to white card matted onto black on a white card.
I added a few white highlights and added dots around the circles
with a Nano-Liner pen. 
The sentiment is by Crafter's Companion.

Friday, 15 March 2019

Stamped Background


Hello, another new challenge starts today, my second entry.
We are starting our monthly challenge today at
Silvi has chosen  #114 Stamped Background.
Please take a visit to the blog for the few details and
to see the stamped backgrounds created by the design team.
I have made a 6" sq card. A black mat on a white card. 
I created a strip by colouring with Picked Rasberry, 
stamped words from the same stamp set as the girls. 
Girls Night Out - from Making  Cards and Papercraft magazine. 
The stamp was coloured with Promarkers. I coloured the 
edges of a white piece again with the Picked Raspberry
for a mat to sit on a black mat. 
Have fun, see you again soon.

Z is for Zesty Colours


Hello and welcome to my blog. Today we start 
a new challenge at Alphabet Challenges. 
We have once again reached the end of another
full alphabet, which means for the next two weeks we
are looking for Z for Zesty colours.
Please pop over for the few details and to see team A's
collecdtion of Zesty colours. 
I have a 7 x 5" card. A black mat card.
 For the design I used several Zesty Distress inks
which were blended on the card. I used an
ink spray for the more vibrant zesty orange.
The stamp is Grasses from Inkylicious. The 
sentiment by Unicorn stamps from Polkadoodles. 
Have fun with your creations.

Thursday, 14 March 2019

March Hares or Rabbits

Hello everyone, thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new 
challenge at Cardz 4 Galz.
Sue has chosen #92  March Hares or Rabbits.
Please pop and check out he blog and the inspiring
cards by the design team. 
I have a 7" sq card. Black card for matting.
Papers from my Crafting Creative World stash.
The fabulous stamp is by Woodware - Decorative Hare.
I used Promarker alcohol pens to colour the hare. 
The flower stamps are from The Works. 
Happy crafting and please stay well.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

To Die For

Hello everyone, I hope you are well, thanks for taking the
time to stop by my blog.
Today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz
Tammy has chosen - To Die For...
Please pop over to the blog to see the details and
of course to be sure to see the DT's inspiring cards. 
I'll be honest die cuts are not one of my favourite 
crafting styles - genres.  I really only have those
for shapes and words, maybe a few others.
Here is my card a 7" sq card. I used black card for matting, 
a lemon card from Creative Crafting World.
The decoupage sheet is by Dolly Dimples.
A die cut spiral and 'Sending' die cut by Moonstone.
Hope you enjoy crating your die cut card. 

Friday, 8 March 2019

It's Raining Cats and Dogs


Hello again, thanks for your visit. 
 Today we begin a new challenge at My Time to Craft.
We have It's Raining Cats and Dogs
We are looking for anything to do with either Cats or Dogs 
or even both. 
My card is 7" sq. Papers and the toppers are by 
Creative Crafting World - all artwork by Pollyanna Pickering.
Black paper for contrast - black gemstones added.