Happy Birthday,blossom.

PinkGreen 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 wonderful DT work while you’re there.

There are also a couple of new things for this month at the store. Firstly there is a March Special :

Make sure you add this to your basket to receive it.

Now on to something even more exciting for Newsletter Subscribers :

For more details look HERE

For my card I’ve used the beautiful Cherry Blossom from Digi Doodle Shop.I’ve coloured with Copic Sketch Markers and blended Distress Ink around the edges whilst it was still in the Nestie.I did the same with the sentiment.I got to play with a new toy too.I used a Martha Stewart Punch All Over the Page Punch on the two strips of paper down the sides.I finished the card with some punched flowers and leaves made with the same punch,just trimmed down and scored down the centres plus a few teeny gems.

Supplies : 
Image : Cherry Blossom from Digi Doodle Shop
Sentiment : From Personal Impressions Mixed Sentiment clear stamp set
Mediums : Copic Sketch Markers,Spun Sugar and Bundled Sage Distress Ink
Paper & card : DP K & Co,Papermania Textured Capsule A4 Colossal Pack
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Nestabilities Labels 4,Big Shot,Martha Stewart Stained Glass Pattern Punch All Over the Page Punch,Martha Stewart Flower Punch and Stamp
To embellish : Crafts Too Acrylic Stones Wheel Cool Series

Some challenges this is for :

Penny’s Paper-Crafty : Anything goes
Pixie Cottage :   Sketch and/or anything goes
Scrapbook Sisters : Spring Flowers
Sisterhood of Crafters : Use a digi  
Celebrate the Occasion :  Birthday (Must Use Bling)
Deep Ocean Challenge : Spring
Partytime Tuesdays : Anything Goes
Crafty Bloggers Network : Spring Time
Creative Mondays : Anything Goes
Daisy Doodles Creative Challenge : “Color Your World” (no brown or black)
Sew Many Cards :  “Let’s Punch it!”
Stamps & Fun = Creativity : Non Cute
The Crazy Challenge : Anything Goes
One Stitch At A Time : Use a Digi- Spring/Easter
2 Sisters : Anything goes
Card Makin’ Mamas : Happy Birthday
Fairy Tale : Spring
Aud Sentiments Challenge : “Happy Birthday”
Cute Card Thursday : Signs of Spring
Delightful Challenges : Spring Colours
Paper Crafting Journey : Anything goes
Thanks for looking
Lisa x

Forty win(g)ks

It’s Kelly’s turn to host and provide the sketch this week at Willow Sketchie Challenge :

There’s also a recipe to use two different papers.

You could be the lucky winner of a voucher to spend at Willow Designs too!Don’t forget to stop by the challenge site and check out my fellow DT’s beautiful creations.A truly inspirational  bunch.

For my card I’ve used one of the pre-coloured  toppers,which already has a sentiment on it,and two papers from the Polly Pickleberry CD-rom by Willow Designs.To add some extra interest I just had to this wavy corrugated kraft card I found.All corners were rounded,to match the topper as it comes that shape,and the edges distressed.To finish the card I’ve used some lovely gingham ribbon and decorative staples.You are supposed to buy a special stapler to go with them but when I came across them in a bargain bucket I took the chance and just use a pokey tool to make the holes then fold them over at the back with my finger.Love it when a plan comes together!

Supplies :
Image and papers : Polly Pickleberry CD-rom by Willow Designs
Card : Core’dinations Roy G. Biv cardstock pad,Wavy corrugated kraft card
Tools : X-cut guillotine,Siesta Large Corner Rounder Punch,Tim Holtz Paper Distresser,Pokey tool for adding staples
To embellish : Gingham ribbon,Creative Expressions Butterfly Craft Stapler 

Some challenges this is for :

Flutterby Wednesdays :  Open – must include butterfly, fairy or angel 
Penny’s Paper-Crafty : Anything goes 
Pixie Cottage : Sketch and/or anything goes
Simon Says Stamp : Anything goes
Partytime Tuesdays : Anything goes
Creative Mondays :  Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge  : Anything Goes
2 Sisters : Anything goes
Poodles Parlour :  Mothers’ Day / Female Card
Polkadoodle :  Summer Fever
This is how I’d love to spend my Summer.Except in our house you have to compete with the dog if you want the sunbed :
Thanks for looking
Lisa x