There’s a Pixie in my Tea!


 **Please click on the pic for a clearer view.For some reason they always look a little blurry on the blog page 😦  **

It’s the third week of the month long Flowers challenge at Just Some Lines.To play along you need to use a Just Some Lines image to enter and you could win a digi if you’re picked as part of the Top 3 🙂 

I’ve taken the delightful Pixie Floats by Just Some Lines and coloured her with Polychromos Pencils.The tea was blended out with oils thinners and a paper stump to give a more translucent feel.I added some white gel pen ripples.The tea cup and handle have been paper pieced with a floral rose paper as if the tea has been served in the best china.I remember my Grandma doing just this whenever we went to visit 🙂 I chose a doily patterned and coordinating rose paper to go with this,keeping to the whole tea time theme.I created an overlapping tab by trimming down a die cut.To this I added a sentiment from the same collection.The bow and leaves have been die cut from felt then topped with a resin rose.The ticket was hand cut from another paper in the set and tucked in underneath 🙂

Oh my it’s been quite a while since I’ve been able to add anything to my blog.My PC can’t connect to the internet ATM.So frustrating!!Have been allowed the use of  my DH’s laptop but the connection failed there too for a while 😦 My computer is still out of action and I’m feeling pretty cut up about it.Nor am I relishing the thought of having to get it repaired.Oh why did it have to go wrong?!

Supplies :

Image : Pixie Floats by Just Some Lines
Mediums : Faber Castell Polychromos Pencils,Boldmere Low Odour Oils Thinners,Sakura White Gelly Roll Pen 
Papers & Card : DP Papermania Vintage Notes 6 x 6 Linen Paper Pack,Papermania Vintage Notes A4 Toppers Sentiments,Core’dinations Pastels 12 x 12 Cardstock
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,X-Cut Dielicious Extra Large Square Parenthesis Nesting Dies,Nestabilities Standard Circles Large,Nestabilities Classic Scalloped Circles Large,Cheery Lynn Pretty Pretty Bows Die,Joy!Crafts Assorted Leaves 1,Big Shot,Unknown brand Corner Punch,Decoupage Scissors
To Embellish : Resin Rose from Papermania Sew Lovely Charms,Papermania Felt Bundle Spots & Stripes Pastels

Some challenges this is for :

Everybody-Art-Challenge : Ticket (tucked in behind bow)
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT Challenge : Anything Goes 
Papertake Weekly : Ohhh So Cute!
Through The Craft Room Door : Always Anything Goes
Digi Sketch Challenge : Sketch and/or Theme: Anything Goes (just the theme)
Make it Monday with Kraft Outlet : Flowers
Shabby Tea Room : Photo Inspiration+ Flowers and/or Balloons
Challenges 4 Everybody : Anything Goes
Come and Get It  : Bingo (middle horizontal line)
Ditzie Digi Designs : Anything Goes
Lacy Sunshine : Anything Goes
The Squirrel & The Fox : Let’s Hear it for the Girls!
Crafting At the Weekend : Anything Goes
Paper Creator’s Crafts : Flowers & Bows
Craftitude : Anything Goes/Use a Die
Crafts 4 Eternity Recipe Challenge : To Die For (use a die)
Creative Corner : Going in Circles
QKR Stampede : Punch or Dies
Sister Act Card Challenge : Anything Goes


Thanks for looking

Lisa x



Krafty Baby Rudolf!

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At Digi Sketch Challenge we have another new challenge and the theme this fortnight is Christmas in June.We have the super Delicious Doodles as our sponsor.

It’s the lovely Margreet’s turn to host and here’s her fabby sketch :

You can follow the sketch,theme or even both.Hope you stop by the challenge site and check out my fellow DT’s beautiful creations.A truly inspirational bunch.

For my card I’ve used the adorable Baby Rudolf by Delicious Doodles and coloured him with Copic Ciao and Sketch Markers.And he wouldn’t be Rudolf without his shiny nose would he?So 3D Crystal Lacquer has been applied to that!Because I’ve cut him out from another card blank so that he I was able to colour him on matching kraft card I’ve used a white gel pen on his eyes,nose and the underneath of his tail.His spots have been given more pop with a white Souffle pen. I’ve simply added a couple of strips of paper to a kraft card base.They have been cut using some decorative scissors.A length of ric rac  has been added over the reindeer paper and a cute red bell has been tied to that.The sentiment has been stamped onto the card base.I’m pleased how well the pens worked on this particular kraft and as the blanks are reasonably priced I will definitely be making more of these.The added bonus is I don’t have to use too much paper (more for me to stroke!) altho’ for posting purposes I would choose a flatter embellishment.Plus how could I not with this sweet little guy?! 🙂

1 Christmas card down.Many more to go.LOL 😀

Supplies :

Image : Baby Rudolf by Delicious Doodles
Sentiment : From a past freebie set from Cardmaking and Papercraft
Mediums : Copic Sketch and Ciao Markers,Sakura White Gelly Roll pen & White Souffle pen,3D Crystal Lacquer,Sepia Archival Ink
Papers & Card : Craft UK Limited 6 x 6 Kraft Card Blank (plus another for die cut piece),DP Basic Grey Jovial 6 x6 pad,Green card from stash
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Nestabilities Standard Circles Large &  Inverted Scalloped Circles Large,Big Shot,Fiskars Paper Edger Scissors Pinking Wide (unfortunately these seem difficult to source in the UK)
To Embellish : Ric rac,Twine & Jingle Bell all from my stash


Some Challenges this is for :

Card Mania : Kraft Paper 
Make it Monday with Kraft Outlet : Felt, Twine, or Burlap
Paper Playtime : Anything Goes
There She Goes : Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create : Anything Goes
Christmas Card Challenges : Optional Sketch 
One Stitch At A Time : Use a Digi
The Corrosive Challenges : Animal Antics
The Squirrel & the Fox : Use Something Metal
Craft Lovin Challenge Blog : Anything Goes
Di’s Digis Designs : Beautiful Borders
The Hobby House : Anything Goes
Lia Stampz Challenge : Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles : All Creatures Great and Small
Digi Haven : Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments Challenge : Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T. : Christmas
Southern Girls : Give it an upper cut and punch it out…use a punch or die cut
Creative Card Crew :  Metal Stickpins, charms etc (hope the bell counts)
Through The Craft Room Door : Anything Goes


Thanks for looking

Lisa x