Lacy elegance

Lavender and Lace is the theme over at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges this week.Please take a look at the challenge blog for details on how to play along and be in the chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to spend at Digi Doodle Shop.Don’t forget to check out the beautiful DT work while you’re there.

Don’t forget to check my sidebar for this months specials over at the store.

I’ve used the elegant Hat & Girl – Vintage from Digi Doodle Shop and coloured it with Copic Ciao and Sketch markers.I cut the frame from Marianne Designs Rectangle Frame Set,added a vellum mat and layered it onto a deeper shade of card using foam tape.After adding the lace I gave her some shape and dimension with Pinflair Glue Gel.The swirl and flowers were cut using the same Marianne set.Two sizes of Crafts Too Gems were added for the finishing touch.

Some challenges this is for :

I Did It Creations : Anything Goes
OSAAT : Anything Goes
One Stop Craft : Anything Goes
Whimsy Stamps : Die Cuts or Punches
Papertake Weekly :Use 3 Different shapes (Rectangles, frame and flowers)
Ribbon Carousel : Sparkle and Bling (must use a spooled item)
Top Tip Tuesday : Use Designer Paper plus option of make your own flowers
Bunny Zoe’s : Lace
Heart Song Inspirations : Use Die Cuts and/or sponged background ( just die cuts)
Marianne Design Divas : Bloom and Grow
Woodware USA : Anything Goes

Thanks for looking

Lisa x

The more it snows (tiddly pom)

It’s Thursday so that can mean only one thing!It’s Willow Sketchie Challenge day!It’s Miria’s turn to host and here’s the fabby sketch she’s provided :

There’s also the option to use some ribbon or fabric.

For my card I’ve used Walter in a Pom Pom hat along with some papers from the same collection on the Walter and Winnie does Christmas CD-rom from Willow Designs.I’ve coloured him with ProMarkers and added some Polar White Flower Soft to give him fluffy pom poms (ooh-er).I’ve chosen the fabric option and placed a strip of felt cut with a Sizzix Decorative Strip die along the horizontal panel.The greeting is cut from another matching backing paper.A couple of brads and buttons,threaded with yummy Baker’s Twine,from a Dovecraft Christmas embellishment pack complete the card. 

 

A few reminders :

This week’s super prize is a digi collection worth £10!!

Walter and Winnie does Christmas CD-rom is now in stock at Willow Designs!

 

This coming Monday,the 17th,sees Sharon Armstrong’s debut on Create and Craft with the Walter and Winnie does Christmas CD-rom!!Us DT  girls are thrilled at the thought of our samples being shown on the telly (another ooh-er)!!This little chap is amongst the bundle I sent in so you may get to see him there!!

Some challenges this is for :

Christmas Inspirations : Birds or Flowers
I Did It Creations : Anything Goes
OSAAT : Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays : Anything Goes
Little Claire’s : Christmas
One Stop Craft : Anything Goes
Crafty Catz : 1 Image,2 Papers,3 Buttons
Totally Papercrafts : Animals
Forever Friends : Use Sentiment
ABC Christmas : Unused Stash (buttons and brads)
Creative Belli : Flower Soft,Felt or Chunky Glitter
Divas by Design : Button Up
Paper Shelter : Christmas
Passion for ProMarkers : Christmas Critters
Crafty Boots : Zoo or Animal
Woodware USA : Anything Goes

Thanks for looking

Lisa x

Come rain,come shine

A Card for All Occasions is what we’re looking for at Craft Your Passion this week.We have a super sponsor too,Guylou’s Inimitability.So head on over to check how to play and win.Don’t forget to take a look at DT and GDT inspiration,they’ve done a wonderful job!

For my card I’ve used Ben by Guylou’s Inimitability and coloured him with Copic Ciaos.I gave extra shine using a Sakura Clear Glaze pen.Here’s a better example of this :

I had these perfect K & Co papers to go with this cute little chap in my stash and layered them onto Core’dinations Roy G. Biv cardstock.I’ve used a Siesta Large Corner Rounder on opposite corners.I’ve embellished with a Woodware Jumbo Brad,with a Personal Impressions Mixed Sentiment stamped in Stazon and some coordinating Papermania Blues Brads.

Here are some challenges this is for :

I Did It Creations : Anything Goes
OSAAT : Anything Goes
Pile It On : Just Because
Sentimental Sundays : Anything Goes (with a sentiment)
One Stop Craft : Anything Goes
Stamp,Scrap & Doodle Saturday : Things that are round 
C.R.A.F.T. : Bright Colours
Crafty Purple Frog : Lots of Layers
Crafts & Me : Use a Digi
Penny’s Paper Crafty : Anything Goes
Bearly Mine : Use 3 Designer/Backing Papers
Papertake Weekly : Anything Goes

Thanks for looking

Lisa x

Kittens in distress!

Distressing is the theme at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges this week.Please take a look at the challenge blog for details on how to play along and be in the chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to spend at Digi Doodle Shop.Don’t forget to check out the beautiful DT work while you’re there.It’s quite an exciting day as our new DT members are making their debut so please make them feel welcome.

Don’t forget to check my sidebar for this months specials over at the store.

For my card I’ve  used the totally adorable Box of Kittens from Digi Doodle Shop.They’ve been watercoloured using AquaMarkers.I cut the card base and layers using  Grand Nestabilities and Nestabilities Labels 1.All edges have had Tea Dye Distress Ink applied and been given the Tim Holtz Paper Distresser treatment.I only cut half of the piece of Papermania card wich I screwed up in a ball and sanded.I added some Jute ribbon and Vintage seam binding.I topped the bow with a button threaded with a strand of the Jute ribbon.

Some challenges this is for :

Divas by Design : Button up !
Crafts and Me : Use a Digi
My Mums Craft Shop : All creatures great and small
Truly Scrumpitious : Distressing
Craft Room : Featuring Felines
Crazy Amigo : Animals
Papertake Weekly : Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays : Shaped card and/or Breast Cancer Awareness 
Ribbon Carousel : Anything Goes (include some ribbon trim)
Crafty Boots : Zoo or Animal
Woodware USA : Anything Goes
OSAAT : Use a Digi
Catch the Bug : Anything Goes
Crafts 4 Eternity : Anything Goes
Fun with shapes and more : Shabby/Vintage
Sew Many Cards : Anything Goes 

Thanks for looking

Lisa x

Birds of a feather

It’s Hazel’s turn to host the Willow Sketchie Challenge this week and here’s her fabby sketch with the twist of seeing snowflakes on your card :

We have a fantastic prize on offer :

For my card I’ve used Walter and Mr Robin,the pre-coloured image,along with some matching papers from Winnie and Walter does Christmas CD-rom by Willow Designs.I’ve added a little touch of Crystal Glamour Dust and Glossy Accents give him a twinkle in his eyes. Various Nestabilities have been used to cut the mats and the corners have been adorned with the Martha Stewart Aspen Corner Punch.The snowflakes are also made with the same punch and tiny clear gems placed in the centres.I’ve used some Papermania Christmas cardstock to layer all the papers on to.The corners have been rounded with a small Siesta punch.

Don’t forget Sharon Armstrong will be appearing on Create and Craft at 8 am and 2 pm on 17th October with this very CD-rom!!Us DT are extremely excited as we’ve been making samples to be shown on the telly!! What a great opportunity – thanks Sharon!!

Here are some challenges this is for :

Crafts and Me : Use a Digi 
Simon Says Stamp : Sparkle and Bling
Anything Goes : Die Cuts/Punches or Both
Bearly Mine : 3 X Designer/Backing Papers
Papertake Weekly : Anything Goes (with the option of adding something punched)
Heart Song Inspirations : Anything Goes
Woodware USA : Anything Goes
OSAAT : Use a Digi
Opus Gluei : Owl
Sparkles Forum : Something that Sparkles
Emerald Faerie Garden : Punches/Dies
Catch the Bug : Anything Goes
Cardmadfairy’s Digi Days : Too early for Christmas?
Crafts 4 Eternity : Anything Goes
Crafty Catz : Things with Wings
Sew Many Cards : Anything Goes
 
Thanks for looking
Lisa x

Haunted House

It’s Anything Goes plus add some ribbon at Craft Your Passion this week.We also have the fab Delicious Doodles andDigital Delights by Louby Loo as our sponsors.

For my card I’ve used Spooky Haunted House from Delicious Doodles.Several Distress Inks have been used to create an atmospheric sky and the whole scene edged with Black Soot Distress Ink.I watercoloured the windows with Scattered Straw Disress Ink and added yellow Permapaque pen down the left sides for an eerie glow.To make the moon more dramatic I coloured it with a white paint pen.The sentiment I created on the computer and used more of the Black Soot around the words.The ribbon is from my stash.All edges have had the Tim Holtz Distressing Tool treatment.I went for a plain layout using Papermania Capsule Collection card so that the image would be the main focus of attention.

Some challenges this is for :

Come and Get It : Halloween
Gingerloft : Colour Orange
I Did It Creations : Halloween
OSAAT : Use a Digi
Really Reasonable Ribbon : Halloween
Catch the Bug : Anything Goes
Secret Crafter : Halloween
Crafts 4 Eternity : Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks : Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons : BOO-tiful Halloween Projects
MAWTT : Spooky Halloween Cards
Stampin’ B’s : Make a Halloween Card
Little Darlings : Fall/Halloween
Penny’s Paper Crafty : Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp : Anything Goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters : Love that Silhouette
Three Muses : Moon
Whimsical Wednesdays : Anything Goes
Partytime Tuesdays : Anything Goes

Thanks for looking

Lisa x

Next Newer Entries