Gotcha!

What a Guy is the challenge this week at Craft Your Passion.We have a fabulous sponsor,Dude Time Doodles.For further details on how to play along and for some fabulous inspiration from the DT and GDT’s please visit the challenge blog.

Here I’ve used Kill It Kevin! and used ProMarkers to colour him.Like most of my men’s cards I’ve kept the layout pretty simple and just added some manly embellishments – brads!It doesn’t show too well but I did emboss some vertical lines in the piece of card across the middle to add some interest.I made the sentiment up myself.

Supplies :
Image : Kill It Kevin! from Dude Time Doodles
Sentiment : Made on the computer by me!
Medium : ProMarkers
Papers & Card : DCWV The Mini Stack 3,Brown card from stash
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Decoupage scissors,Martha Stewart Score Board
Embellishments : Dovecraft 3mm and 8mm Earthtones Brads
 
Here are some challenges this is for :
Inspire Me Fridays : Anything Goes
Stamp Something : Something Sentimental
Aud Sentiments : A sentiment/card for a man
Charisma Cardz : Boy Oh Boy!
Little Miss Muffet : Metal Embellishments!
Pals Paper Arts : Brads
Paper Crafting Journey : Anything Goes/Your favourite style
Crafting for all Seasons : Anything Goes
Digi Stamps 4 Joy : Boys!Boys!Boys!
Paper Pretties : Birthday card
The Paper Shelter : Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew : Anything Goes
Scrappy Frogs : Birthday
Birthday Sundaes : Masculine
 
Hope you’ve enjoyed looking at my card as much as I’ve enjoyed making it.

TFL

Lisa x

A girl’s best friend

It’s Anything Goes at Digi Doodle Shop’s best this week.For full details on how to play and be in for the chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to spend at Digi Doodle Shop please visit the challenge blog.Don’t forget to take a look at the DT and GDT’s beautiful work.

I chose to work with the super adorable Louis & Clarie from Digi Doodle Shop.They’ve been coloured with ProMarkers and Frosted Lace Stickles has been added to Clarie’s wings.I’ve kept the card to a minimum taking the colours from the paper to use in the image.I wanted to let the image really take over the card to show how gorgeous it is.The flower,which has Frosted Lace Stickles in the centre,and border on the right are die cuts from the paper pack.The ribbon is actually a Christmas one but I loved so much and thought it toned in well with the colours on the card.

I’m going to save this for my DD2’s birthday later this year.

Supplies :  
Image : Louis & Clarie from Digi Doodle Shop
Mediums : ProMarkers,Frosted Lace Stickles
Paper & Card : My Minds Eye Ooh La La for Her,Papermania Textured Capsule A4 Colossal Pack
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Siesta Lip Pattern Corner Punch
Embellishment : Kars X-mas assorted 1 ribbon

Some challenges this card is for :

A Spoon Full of Sugar : Things With Wings
Claudia & Co : Girl’s Birthday Card
I Did It Creations : Anything Goes
Scrappy Frogs : Happy Birthday
One Stop Craft : Fairy Tales
2 Sisters : Use a digi
My Creative Moments ; Word PlayWeekend : Wings
Mami Doodles : Spots and /or stripes
Lexi’s Creations : Spots and/or Stripes
Totally Paper Crafts : Don’t be square
Flutter By Wednesday’s : CAS
Paper Pretties : Birthday Card
Truly Scrumptious : Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew : Anything Goes
Woodware USA : Anything Goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon : Anything Goes
Whoopsi Daisy : Birthday Card

 

Hope you’ve enjoyed looking at my card as much as I’ve enjoyed making it.

 

TFL

Lisa x

Fit for a Princess

Pretty in Pink is the theme at AiFactory Challenges this week. So we want to see your girly creations for this one.You have until Wednesday 1st June 11.59 to upload your project.For more details head on over.Don’t forget to take a look at the DT’s beautiful work while you’re there.

I’ve used Girl Dressed Up as a  Princess clipart from AiFactory for my card.This little cutie is just $1 too!I’ve tried to do and use all the things I usually forget and then think afterwards ‘I really should’ve done that’.So I’ve layered the image,glittered,used a border punch,added gems,die cut flowers and ribbon.Oh,and I decided to use a LOT of pink!

Here’s a closer view of all the sweet sparkliness!

Supplies :
Image : Girl Dressed Up as a Princess clipart from AiFactory
Sentiment: Created in Word 2010 by me!
Mediums : Zig glue pen,Crystal Glamour Dust
Papers : DCWV The Mini Stack 3
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Decoupage scissors,Martha Stewart Scallop Dot Edger Punch,Nestabilities Classic Scallop Square Large;Classic Square Large;Classic Scallop Circle Large;Standard Circle Large,Marianne Designs Creatables Floral 1 Dies,Grand Calibur
Embellishments : Dovecraft Pink Grossgrain Ribbon,2mm and 4mm Clear Flatback Rhinestones from Pizzazz Aplenty
 

Some challenges this card is for :

Claudia & Co : Girls Birthday Card
My Time To Craft : Use a Die Cut
Karen’s Doodles : Make it Sparkle
Lexi’s Creations : Spots and/or stripes
There’s Magic in the Air : Let’s make our own flowers
I Did It Creations : Anything Goes
Scrappy Frogs : Happy Birthday
2 Sisters : Use a digi
CES : Embellish It!
Little Claire’s : Sparkle
One Stop Craft : Fairy Tales
Crafts 4 Eternity : Recipe: 1.Flower 2.Ribbon 3.Bling
Fairy Knoll : Flowers
Mami Doodles : Spots and /or Stripes
Creative Craft World : 3 or more flowers
Inky Impressions : Shine on
Stampavie and more : Pink
Truly Scrumptious : Anything Goes  
Creative Card Crew : Anything Goes
OSAAT : Bling It On !
Really Reasonable Ribbon: Anything Goes
Lollipop Crafts  : Bling It

 

Hope you’ve enjoyed looking at my card as much as I’ve enjoyed making it.

 

TFL

Lisa x

Howdy pardner!

We want you to Let It All Hang Out at Craft Your Passion this week.No… put it away!What we’d really love to see is anything hanging over the edge of your project.We have the amazing Kenny K,and some of his images literally do let it all hang out (!), as our sponsor and is generously giving away three prizes! For further details on how to play along and for some fabulous inspiration from the DT and GDT’s (Val is having printer issues ATM so you may see something from her later) go hang out at the challenge blog!

Us lucky DT got to work with some Kenny K images and I chose Mae Western to play with.I have to admit I did panic about where I was going to go with this one at first.I don’t think I’ve had to work with anything this racy before!But once an idea formed it was easy from there on in.I thought I’d stick with a Western feel to the card.I printed the image onto some Plain card from the Papermania Kraft Basics Pack (this is a link to show the product),that I found in my local craft warehouse,and coloured her with Gioconda Soft Pastel Pencils.I then assembled the rest of the card using more of the Plain Kraft and some K & Co papers,distressing the edges.I hand cut the pieces of the banner and added some die cut letters.I adhered them to a length of hairy string that I allowed the ends of to hang over the edge of my card.The buttons threaded with twine just add a country feel I think.Mind you I’m not quite sure who I’d give this to as most of my male friends and family aren’t getting any younger and I’d be quite concerned about the effect she might have on them!!

Suppiles :
Image : Mae Western from Kenny K
Mediums : Koh-I-Noor Gioconda Soft Pastel Pencils ,Winsor & Newton Artist’s Fixative
Paper & Card : DP K & Co,Papermania Kraft Basics Pack 12 x 12
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Tim Holtz Paper Distresser,Nellie’s Multi Frame Dies Ovals 2,Sizzix Decorative Strip Alphabet Monde de Blonde,Big Shot
Embellishments : Papermania Button Tubes in Orange/Brown and Blue,Hairy string from a clothing label
 
Some challenges this card is for :
Crafty Catz : Anything Goes
Digi’s With Attitude!Challenges : Beige,brown and one other
Inspire Me Fridays : Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday : Let’s Get Krafty 
Little Miss Muffet : Tags or Banners
Shelly’s Images : Show Us What You Got!
Crafts and Me : Anything Goes optional Kraft
Creative Belli :The letter ‘S’ –  String,Swirls,Scraps,Scallops
DigiStamps 4 Joy : Boys!Boys!Boys!
Gingersnap Creations : GC101: Chestnut Theme Challenge : Cowboys/Cowgirls
Penny’s Paper Crafty : Anything Goes
Creative Craft : Vintage/Distress
Creative Stamp Friends : Favourite C olours – Brown and Blue
My  Partner  in Crafting Crime : Twine,Jute,String
Desert Island Crafts : 1.Pattern Paper,5.Image,6.Punch/Die Cut,8. Square card,10.Buttons
I Did It Creations : Anything Goes
Woodware USA : Anything Goes
2 Sisters : Use a Digi

 

Hope you’ve enjoyed looking at my card as much as I’ve enjoyed making it.

TFL

Lisa x

Tranquility

The theme this week at Digi Doodle Shop’s Best is embossing.For full details on how to play and be in for the chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to spend at Digi Doodle Shop please visit the challenge blog.Don’t forget to take a look at the DT and GDT’s beautiful work.

For my card I chose to use the beautiful Across the Bridge digi stamp.I’ve coloured it with Gioconda Soft Pastel Pencils and added Tea Dye Distress Ink around the edges.I embossed a piece of dark kraft like card from my stash using a woodgrain folder.I then swiped it with the Tead Dye pad to bring out the detail then cut it down into the sizes I needed.Next I cut and embossed some flowers and did the same then added some brads to the middle.I stamped and a sentiment in Coffee Archival Ink to keep in with colour scheme of the card.

Supplies :
Image : Across the Bridge from Digi Doodle Shop
Sentiment : From Crafter’s Companion Clearly Hand Stamped Kit by 3 Birds
Mediums : Koh-I-Noor Gioconda Soft Pastel Pencils,Winsor & Newton Artist’s Fixative,Tea Dye Distress Ink,Coffee Archival Ink
Papers & Card :  DP Freebie My Minds Eye paper pad from past issue of Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine,Dark kraft like card from stash
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Craft Concept Woodgain Embossing Folder,Marianne Design Creatables Flower Fantasy Die Set,Grand Calibur
Embellishments :Making Memories Watercolor Brite Large Brads

Some challenges this card :

Anything Goes : Bingo – Ditressing,Flowers,Embossing
Creative Craft : Vintage or Distressing
Ladybug Crafts Ink : Is that orange I can smell ?
Paper Take Weekly : Bloom & Grow
Desert Island Crafts : 1.Patterned Paper,5.image,6.Punch/diecut,7.Embossing,8.Embossing,9.Flower
Penny’s Paper Crafty : Anything Goes
Truly Scrumptious : Anything Goes
Make It Monday : Anything Goes
There’s Magic in the Air : Embossing
The Cheerful Stamp Pad :Colour My World
Scrappy Frogs : Anything Goes
OSAAT : Anything Goes
Paper Pretties : Flowers
Sew Many Cards : Anything Goes
Stamp Something : Anything Goes
CCEE : April Showers Bring May Flowers
Stampin B’s : Spring Scene
Beary Sweet : Nature
Sundays with Crissy : Flowers

Hope you’ve enjoyed looking at my card as much as I’ve enjoyed making it.

TFL

Lisa x

Boy oh boy!

Boys will be Boys is the theme at AiFactory Challenges  this week.You have until Wednesday 23rd May 11.59 to upload your project.For more details head on over.Don’t forget to take a look at the DT’s beautiful work while you’re there.

For this card I’ve used Monsters Clipart Graphics from AiFactory.Such a great set for boys!I printed this image twice and cut out the star,eyes and teeth.After applying Glossy Accents I adhered them with some Pinflair Glue Gel.I made the sentiment on the computer and added a charm on a safety pin I found in my draw of junk I hoard for such an occaision.

Supplies :
Image : From Monsters Clipart Graphics by AiFactory
Sentiment : Computer generated by me!
Medium : Glossy Accents
Papers & Card : Spotty paper from Dreams Come True CD-Rom from Funky Hand,Skull &  Crossbones paper freebie from Printable Heaven, Papermania Textured Capsule A4 Colossal Pack
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Siesta Large Corner Rounder
Embellishments : Charm and safety pin from stash

Some challenges this card is for :

A Spoon Full of Sugar : Anything Goes
Crafts and Me : Anything Goes 
 Penny’s Paper Crafty : Anything Goes
Truly Scrumptious : Anything Goes   
Your Next Stamp : Pop it up!
Top Tip Tuesday : Any /project card for a child
Tuesday Throwdown : Baby/child card or project
Lexi’s Creations  : Spots and/or stripes
Make it Monday : Anything Goes
Stamps R Us : Goin’ Digital
Corrosive Challenge : Birthdays
Scappy Frogs : Anything Goes
OSAAT : Anything Goes  
Whimsie Doodles : Teen/kids card
Crafty Ann’s : Birthdays
Sew Many Cards : Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T. : Happy Birthday
 
 
This set is so versatile I couldn’t resist making another card.This time I’ve gone for a cute style.I simply printed out the image and cut it out using Nesties.I found the piece of left over paper in my scraps.It’s a freebie from Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine printed onto semi gloss photo paper.I teamed it with some bright,colourful card to keep the fun theme going.I added some coordinating square brads and a stamped sentiment.
 
Supplies :
Image : From Monsters Clipart Graphics by AiFactory
Sentiment : From Crafter’s Companion Clearly Hand Stamped Kit by 3 Birds
Papers & Card : Freebie from Cardmaking and Papercraft,Papermania Textured Capsule A4 Colossal Pack
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Martha Stewart Zig Zag Edger Punch,Nestabilities Classic Ovals LArge and Small,Grand Calibur 
Embellishments : Dovecraft Square Brads Brights

Some challenges this card is for :

Crafts and Me : Anything Goes
Penny’s Paper Crafty : Anything Goes
Stampavie and more : Summer
Truly Scrumptious : Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday : Any card/project for a child
Tuesday Throwdown : Baby/child card or project
Karens Doodles : Bold & Bright
Make it Monday : Anything Goes
Stamps R Us : Goin’ Digital
Corrosive : Birthdays
Kenny K Krafty Girlz : Die Cut and Punches
Scrappy Frogs : Anything Goes
OSAAT : Anything Goes
CES : Holidays
Sew Many Cards : Anything Goes
Stamp Something : Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T. : Happy Birthday
4 Crafty Chicks : Brads 

Hope you’ve enjoyed looking at my cards as much as I’ve enjoyed making them

TFL

Lisa x

 

Out of this world!

Cutie Patootie is the theme at Craft Your Passion this week.We have the fabulous Digi’s by Phooka  and Pizzazz Aplenty as our sponsors too.Why not stop by and check out how to play and win.While you’re there don’t forget to take a look at the wonderful DT and GDT creations too! 

For my card I’ve used the Alien,Rocket and UFO images from the Out of Space Set at Digi’s by Phooka.You can also purchase them individually.They’ve been coloured with ProMarkers,including the Metallic Silver on the spacecraft.I cut them out and added them to this wonderful background paper I found free at Papercraft Inspirations  to create the scene.The card base and the layers have been using Grand Nestabilities Grand Circles.I added a little definition around the backing piece with Distress Inks.I also applied some Black Copic Atyou Spica on the Alien’s eyes and some Clear on the stars and around the tops of the craters. 

Here’s a closer view.You may be able to detect the added sparkle (?)

Supplies :
Images : Out of Space Set from Digi’s by Phooka
Sentiment : From Banana Frog Retro Space stamp set
Mediums : ProMarkers,Copic Atyou Spica pens in Black and Clear,Distress Inks in Pumice Stone and Stormy Sky,Jet Black Archival Ink
Paper & Card : Papercraft Inspirations free download,Papermania Textured Capsule A4 Colossal Pack
Tools : Grand Calibur,Grand Nestabilities Grand Circles,Decoupage scissors,X-Cut Guillotine

Some challenges this card is for :

Challenge Up Your Life : Travelling (hope space travel counts!)
Totally Gorjuss : Not Square
Crafty Creations : Anything Goes
Creative Craft World : Anything but Square
Divas by Design : Anything Goes
My Mum’s Craft Shop : To Die For
Penny’s Paper-Crafty : Anything  Goes  
Cardmadfairy’s Digi Days : For the Boys
Inspire Me Fridays : Anything Goes
Sew Many Cards : Anything Goes
Stamp Something : Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T. : Alien /Space
Some Odd Girl : Get Into Shape
Scrap Creations : Circles
Tuesday Throwdown : Die Cuts
Creative Cowgirls : Anything Goes
OSAAT  : Anything Goes
Wags ‘n’ Whiskers : Circles
The Stamping Boutique : Circles

Hope you’ve enjoyed looking at my card as much as I’ve enjoyed making it.

TFL

Lisa x

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