Wednesday 26 June 2019

An Exploding Card

Good morning, thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new
challenge at Back to Basics and Beyond - #31 is
An Exploding Card.
Please pop over to the blog, for details, how to's and of course
to see the wonderful inspiration by the design team.
I followed the instructions on the link, however, my
card is 5" sq, so I increased the size of the paper 
from 8" to 10".
I used papers from a previous scrapbook set of 
card and papers. 
It's amazing how easy this fold is, when you
 follow the simple instructions. Have fun. 
Here is my card opened. 

Monday 24 June 2019

Begins with B

Good morning, today we begin a new challenge at 
Make My Monday. For the next two weeks our 
challenge is simply #99 Begins with a B. 
Please check out the blog for details, also to
see the wonderful inspiration by the Design Team.
I made a 6" sq card, showing stamps by Hobby Art 
from a set called Save the Bees.  I coloured with
Promarkers, I added some glitter to the wings.
The die cut circle is matted onto a larger 
die cut. I hope you enjoy finding your letter B.

Friday 21 June 2019

Grunge or Glitz

Hello, thanks for your visit. Today at 
Alphabet Challenges our new challenge is
G is for Grunge or Glitz. 
Please take a look at the blog to check for details and
to see the designs by the design team. 
I made a 7" sq dcard. The papers and main image are
from Kanban. I have also used silver mirri card for
matting and die cuts. 
the flower die cuts are from a die by Chloe Designs.
I hope there is enough bling to make my card Glitzy.

Thursday 20 June 2019

Favouite Colour Combo

Good morning, today we begin a new challenge at
Cardz 4 Galz - Helen has chosen
Your Favourite Colour Combo
Please look at the blog for details and to see the 
fabulous inspiration by the design team.
I love colour, I love many colour combos but for
today I have chosen a summer feel with 
Blue and Yellow.
I love trying out stamps on Fat Pages 4 x4" sq inches of card.
I used a Joanna Sheen stamp designed by Jane Shasky
called Sweet Memories.  Promarkers to colour the image and
Distress inks for the edges. 
The sentiment is a freebie with a magazine. 
Happy crafting.

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Use Washi Tape

Good morning, today at Cardz 4 Guyz we begin a new
two weekly challenge. Amy has chosen
Use Washi Tape
Please visit the blog for more details and to see the 
wonderful ideas from the design team. 
I used a blak square card. Matted it with gold mirri card.
Onto a smaller square of black card, I added strips of washi tape,
these were a super price in The Works. 
The Congratulations stamp, heat embossed with gold EP,
 is one of my very first wooden stamps I bought, 
so it has lasted a long time. 
Happy crafting

Saturday 15 June 2019

No Patterned Paper

Hello, thanks for your visit. Today there is a new challenge
starting at Sparkles Monthly Challenges.   Helen has chosen
#117 No Patterned Paper.
Please don't miss the DT inspiration and the details 
over on the  blog.
I used stamps by Hobby Art - Saver the Bees directly
onto my 6" sq card. I used Memento black ink and
coloured with a selecion of Promarkers. 
I added a little glitter to the wings of the bees.
Happy crafting.

Wednesday 12 June 2019

Nail Polish Technique

Hello, thanks for visiting my blog, it is appreciated.
Today we have an exciting challenge beginning on
Have you tried the Shaving Foam technique? Well this is
the same but it gives amazing strong results. 
Please don't miss visiting the blog, for details, links and of
course the fabulous inspiration from the DT. 
My thanks to them all
I have had a fabulous time playing with this technique.
I paid a few pounds for the Nail polishes but it will not 
be wasted.  I will be buying more colours, for my next session.
Thank goodness for Poundland. Look at 
my results with watercolour card and photocopy paper. 

For my card I used a strip of the watercolour card and
die cut a circle from a piece of photocopy paper
Matted onto black card, the sentiment is by 
My Paper World.
I do hope you will give this technique a try.  It is 
stepping away from comfort zones, it did me, but 
I thoroughally enjoyed doing something different. 

Monday 10 June 2019

Lots of Flowers

Good morning, I hope you are well, thanks for your visit.
Today we begin a new challenge at Make My Monday.
Silvi has chosen #98 Lots of Flowers (more than 3)
Please visit the blog, to see the few rules, not to miss
the fabulous inspiration from the design team.
I made a 5 x 7 card, using the resist technique which 
has been one of my favourite techniques since I learnt it.
I used a selection of stamps from my stash, and 3 Distress Inks.
Picked Raspberry, Fossilised Amber and Abonded Coral.
The greeting stamp, by Altenew, has been heat embossed with gold EP.
A few crystal gems randomly added.
I am so looking forward to seeing lots of flowers over 
the next two weeks. 

Thursday 6 June 2019

Foxy (lady or fox)

Good morning, hope you are well and ready to craft.
Today begins a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz.
#98 Foxy ( lady or fox) 
Please pop to the blog, there are onlly a few rules, 
don't miss seeing the DT's wonderful cards. I'm the only one
who made a foxy lady card, I wonder if there is 
means anything? Should I be worried? 
My 7" card has a sdilver mirri bakground, a pretty
pink and black paper from Kanban. 
The main image is a CD printout from
Crafter's Companion - Frou Frou Papercrafting CD.
Matted onto pink and black card.
I added crystal gems and a pretty greeting,
Have fun enjoy crafating.  

Tuesday 4 June 2019

Happy Father's Day

Hello again, thanks for your visit.
Today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz
The UK, the USA and other countries will be celebrating
Father's Day on June 16th, so this is our challenge
#221 Father's Day
Please visit the blog to check out the few rules, to also
see the wonderful inspiration by the DT.
I used a 6" Kraft card, papers from a Sweet Dixie paper
pad - French Riviera.
The stamp is by LOTV - Toot-Toot
coloured with Promarkers and a silver gel pen.
I paper pieced the hat and scarf for additional colour.
Have fun.