Wednesday 31 October 2018

Using A Sketch

Hello again,  last weekend we put our clocks back one hour,
we now have early dark evenings. I am so glad I recently
bought a Light Tent, I'm still trying to perfect the photos 
but I am getting much better photos now than I did 
before I bought it.
Today we begin a new challenge at 
We are introducing you to trying new techniques and 
this week it is how to  Use A Sketch
Please pop over to the blog to see the sketch you are to
follow, the details and of course the inspiration by the DT.
My card is a Kraft 7" scallop edge card.
The papers I used are all from a paper pad from The Range
Wild At Heart - First Edition - Trimcraft. 
The owl a stamp by Elusive Images (now Chocolate Baroque)
has been decoupaged with 3 layers, heat embossed,
the centre panel waterolours were used. 
The leaves are die cuts by usding dies from The Works
Have fun using the sketch, I look forward to seeing your entries.

Monday 29 October 2018

Stencil Stories

Hello, well that blast of snow on Saturday was a bit of a shock.
thanks goodness it was gone by mid afternoon, Too soon.
today at Make My Monday, Nandini has challenged us to play with
either stencils or a mask.
Challenge # 83 Stencil Stories.
Please pop to the blog for more details and to see the 
amazing creations by the DT to inspire you. 
I made a 6" sq. white card, with a large black mat.
I used a  brick wall stencil, I coloured thought with 
DI Gathered Twigs, removed the stencil then coloured the remainder with
Brushed Corduroy. The bursts of paint and wall drips are by 
Crafter's Companion - Urban Graffitti.
The image is Biker Girl by Crafty Sentiments.
Colourd with Promarkers and a coloured pen. 
Enjoy the challenge. 

Friday 26 October 2018

P is for Penguin

Hello and welcome to my blog. Today at Alphabet Challenges
we are starting a new challenge. For the letter P - Meg has 
chosen P is for Penguin
Please pop over to see the blog and the DT creations.
For my card, I used a white 6" sq. card. the papers are from 
a pad of Christmas papers in my stash. The lovely image is
a stamp by LOTV - Penguin Pals.
coloured with Promarkers and fine line pens.
Glitter is scattered here and there. 
The die cuts are the sentiment, silver mats and the snowflake.
Happy card marking, have fun.

Thursday 25 October 2018

Let's Go Digital

Hello, welcome to my blog. Thanks for your visit.
Today we begin a new chalalenge at  Cardz 4 Galz
Helen has chosen Challenge #83 Let's Go Digital
Please pop to the blog to see the creations from the DT.
My card is a 6" sq. Kraft card, matted with brown card.
Background paper is from a Dreamees CD Simply Christmas
The image is a freebie Digi download I found on Pinterest.
Coloured it with Promarkers.
Small labels by LOTV. Remainder from my stash.
Have fun. 

Tuesday 23 October 2018

Into the Woods

Hello again, today we begin a new challenge over at
Cardz 4 Guyz. Emma has chosen for us
#206 Into the Woods.
Please pop over to see the DT's creations, check out
the requirements and rules. 
I used paper from a Christmas paper pad from my stash.
The stamp I used for my woodland image is by
Crafter's Companion, Mulberry Wood -
Wish Upon A Star.
Coloured with Promarkers and a few fine pens.
Glitter added here and there. 
Sentiment by Craftyroo Designs. 

#39 Anything Goes (Christmas)

Hello again, today we begin a new challenge at 
#39 Anything Goes (Christmas)
Please check out the blog for information and to see
the DT creations.
I kept my card simple this time, we don't always
 have a lot of time to make cards, nor can we pay the 
high prices for 'fat' postage.
A 6" swhite square card. Matted with paper from my 
stash to cover 3/4 of the card.
A topper onto the paper then white card.
The snowflake is a combination of a 
snowflake die from The Works and an X-cut punch, 
with a crystal gem in the centre. 
A sentiment stamp from Crafter's Companion.
Have fun.

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Stencils or Masks

Hello again, today we begin a new challenge at 
For those who may or not have tried using them , now is your chance.
#14 Stencils or Masks
Please pop to the blog for the details and to see the wonderful
inspiration from the Design Team.
For my card, I have used a 6" square scallop edge card.
Upon the slightly smaller layer I have partly inked through an
Imagination stencil with Mustard Seed and Wild Honey DI,
to create the background.
The stamp is Meadow Flowers from Woodware Stamps.
Coloured with Promarkers. 
Light blending around the edges with the Mustard Seed.
Black edges created with a black pen. 
Have fun. Thanks for your visit. 

Monday 15 October 2018

Numbers Games

Hello again, I hope you are well, comfortable  and safe.
Today at Make My Monday Priya has chosen for our new
two weekly challenge - 
Number Games. 
Plese pop and check out for details and to see the amazing
creations by the DT.
I was asked to make a card for a  3 yr old Nephew's birthday.
I was told he loved elephants, the colour blue and balloon. 
The elephant is by Craft Creations, It is decoupaged, the last layer 
being the trunk with a piece of twine leading to the balloon. 
The head is on one of the springy things, so the head bobbles 
when touched.  I am happy to say the child loves the card
and it sits on the top of his wardrobe in his bedroom. 

Colour Project

Hello again, today we begin a new challenge at 
It being my turn to choose the challenge, I chose
A Colour Project
To use only two of the following colours
Orange, Black, Purple, Green.
Check out he blog for details and to see the fabulous
creations by the DT.
I made a 5 x 7 black card.
Stamped Cosmos Flowers by Woodware Stamps
onto white card with Versamark black ink and 
embossed with clear EP.
I painted the flowers with 3 Zig Brush Pens.
I added an stamped sentiment Inspire again by Woodware.
I decoupaged 3 of the flowers, added black gems to the centre. 
Gave a dotty surround on the main image sheet. 
Have fun with your Colour Project. 

Friday 12 October 2018

O is for Owls

Hello everyone, thanks for your visit, I hope you are all 
well and enjoying your crafting.
Today we begin a new two weekly challenge at
Debbie has chosen for us 
O is for Owls.
I hope you can pop over to the blog to see the wonderful 
creations by the Design Team. 
My papers are all from a free download on
Create and Craft Member's Blog.
I added brown card, a stamped greeting and sentiment.

Thursday 11 October 2018

Fancy Folds at Galz

Hello today at Cardz 4 Galz we begin a new two weekly
challenge . #82 Fancy Folds has been chosen by Sue.
Please pop to the blog to see what the Design Team 
have created to inspire you.
A simple fold card was my choice for another Christmas card.
Papers are from my stash.
The snowman Santa is by Little Claire Designs.
Coloured with Promarkers and Sakura Gel pens.
Have fun, hope to see you giving this one a try.

Tuesday 9 October 2018

#38 Anything Goes (Christmas)

Hello, how are you, thanks for popping by.
we begin  challenge #38 Anything Goes (Christmas) 
Please pop over to see the DT's creations.
My card was inspired by the new Christmas edition of
Making Cards and Papercraft.
I used the free papers and give away stamps
Added two strips of ribbon and a stamped sentiment.


Hello, thanks for your visit, I wonder if the title of the
challenge sounds as intriguing as I first thought it to be?
Today at Cardz 4 Guzy Tammy has chosen for the challenge
Please pop over to the blog for details and to see the 
Triangles made by the team.
I had to give this challenge a lot of thought, along the way, I 
remembered a sheet of paper with tools on, in my stash of 
Creative Crafting World papers.  From this memory, my card
Black, grey,  white and silver mirri card.
Embossing folder of metal tread on the grey paper.
Stamp from Stamps By Me. 
Have fun with your triangles, one or more. 

Friday 5 October 2018

Hello, thanks for your visit. Today at My Time To Craft, 
we begin a new two week challenge, which is 
Kraft Card is to be the main feature.
Please pop to see the other cards made by the DT.
I used a 6" sq scallop edge card.
The stamp I used is Meadow Flowers by Woodware
which was stamped with Versamark, then heat embossed with 
white detail embossing powder.
The sentiment was created the same way.
I then coloured in sections of the stamp with 
a white Sakura gel pen. 
Tied a white organza ribbon and a bow to complete. 

Wednesday 3 October 2018


Hello, thanks for your visit. We have a new challenge
at Back to Basics and Beyond starting today. 
 For #13 Kate has chosen Watercolours
If you pop over to the blog there are some inspiring
ideas from the Design Team, as are the details.
I made a 5 x 7 card. I made a mood board with 
Distress Oxides and a few small texture stamps.
The main stamp is Fairy Magic by Donna Ratcliffe
from Crafter's Companion. 
Watercoloured with Distress Oxide inks. 
The sentiment is by My Paper World.
Have fun, hope you get splashing and mixing. 

Monday 1 October 2018

Christmas is for Kids

Hello again, today we begin a monthly challenge
Sybrina has chosen a lovely one for you.
Christmas is for Kids.
Please pop over for details and to see the DT cards.
I made a square card with papers from my stash. 
The stamp is by Papermania - Tulip and Snowman
Coloured with Promarkers.
Small labels are by LOTV. 
Have fun, thanks for calling in. 


Hello today we begin a new two weekly challenge at
Janet has chosen Animals. 
Don't miss the Animal cards by the DT and get more
info to help you join in.
My card is made with a mix of beige and red card.
The main feature stamp and the smaller stamps
are all by Little Claire Designs.
Coloured with Promarkers. 
Have fun everyone.