Friday, 30 September 2016

Bring on the wood

'Bring on the wood'
 
I'm afraid that I don't have any wood accessories so I'm changing mine to 'woods' and give you this.
A Wood of Christmas trees
 
 
I was inspired by this  image
 
Source: Pintrest
 
Supplies:
Cuttlebug
Die: Tags: Wplus 9 Timeless tags 2
         Trees: Spellbinders Nestabilies 2013 Holiday trees
Liquis pearls: Platinum
Kindy Glitz in Crystalline
Pentel Hybrid gel pen in silver
Buttons from my stash
 
29 sept

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Small orange flowers

 
 
Here  is my card.
I made two small cards
 
 
one of which I will be entering into this challenge
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Scrap of scrapbook paper
Pattern: Easy embroidery on paper by Joke de Vette
Thread: Scraps except for middle orange which is DMC 352


29 sept
 

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Three little fishes

sugarpea designs have this cue
 
 
I will be entering this card
 
 
 
I turned the sketch on it's side for this one.
 
I unashamedly CASed this from my good friend Sally who introduced me to this kind of card making, thanks Sal.


 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: 80gsm in three shades of blue
Thread: White: DMC in blanch

30 sept
 

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Autumn inspired

Uniko studio latest challenge is this gorgeous photo
 
 
I made this card
 

I have been enjoying stitching this design. You can see other colour variations here and here.
 
I will also be entering this over at Time out challenges were they have this gorgeous photo
 
 
as well as at Share joy challenge were the inspiration is very similar
 
 
and at Simply less is moore  were it's
'Thread'
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Doubles sided foam
Brad: Uprint Scrapbooking Brads D252
Thread: DMC 57
Pattern: Adapted from a machine embroidery pattern
 14 Oct/ 28 sept
 

Monday, 26 September 2016

Ruldolph the red nosed .......

'Inspired by Music'
and their
'Gift it'

My song is 'Ruldolph the red nosed reindeer' and for that I made a card


 and for the gift it I made a tag.

 
I was inspired by this
 
Source: Pintrest
 
 
 Supplies:
card stock: 160gsm in white
Flat backed red and small black gems
Red ribbon
Red baker's twine
Cuttlebug
Die: Tag: Wplus9 Timeless tags
        Antlers: Sizzixx Tim Holtz Alternatives movers and shakers poinsettia and branch 
Sizzixx Tim Holtz Alternatives movers and shakes tray
Pentel Fineliner in black

 
 
26 sept

Sunday, 25 September 2016

You old goat

Sugarpea designs have this farm inspired photo.
 
 
I stitched this card
 
 

Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                   Oatmeal: Old upcycled valendar
Pattern: Stitching cards goat
Buttons from my stash
Paper: 80gsm in purple embossed paper, store bought
Colorbox ink in chestnut from distressing

30 Sept
 

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Upcycled

AAA cards have this cue
 
 
I upcycled an old calendar when I made this card. It has a great weight and I love the neutral colour
 
 
I made a different coloured version here.
 
I will also be entering this over at Addicted to CAS were it's
 
 
and TGIF challenges were it's almost the same with
 
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                   Old calendar in oatmeal
Thread: White: DMC in Blanch
Glass beads
Paper: Silver reflective paper
24 sept
 

Friday, 23 September 2016

Autumn Floral

 
 
My card
 
 
I distressed the edges of the gingham paper and around the white rectangle.
 
I will also be entering this at Always playing with paper were the cue is
 
 
 
I concentrated on the colours
  
 
Supplies:
Pattern: New designs, New projects for embroidery on paper by Erica Fortgens
Card stock: 200gsm in kraft
Ink: Colorbox in chestnut
Paper: Free downloads from


Apricot and white nylon ribbon
Pearl beads
3 Oct/23sept
 

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Pretty in Pink

Waffle flower 's September challenge is this
 
 
isn't it pretty?
 
Here is my card
 
 
Find another colour version of this card here.
 
Here was my inspiration
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Sugarpea designs were it's
 
 
 
 Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Free download from Crafty ferret
White satin ribbon
Flat backed gems in yellow, pink and blue 
 
 

25 sept
 

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Diamonds and flowers

'Diamonds"


I will also be entering it over at CAS colours and sketches were the colours are
 
 
 
and at Inspired by all the little things were the cue is
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Old dictionary for the paper
Flat backed gems in champagne
Rolfes metallic pen in gold 
23 sept

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Lantern

Dragon fly journeys have a feather inspired photo this week
 
 
I made this bird card
 
 
I have no idea what the Chinese writing means, I hope it isn't anything rude!
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                    160gsm white rose embossed
Paper: 80gsm in cornflower blue, an old envelope from a birthday card
           80gsm gold leaf embossed
Peel offs: Chinese writing 

24 sept
 

Monday, 19 September 2016

Bark

CASology have this cue
 
 
I used it to make some Christmas tags
 
 
As you can see I made use of the 'off cuts' too for a second tag.
I will be entering this second tag over at TGIF challenges were its
 
 
  
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                   180gsm in mirror green
                   180gsm in kraft 
Washi Tape with trees on it
Cuttlebug
Die: Cuttlebug Pine Trees



19 sept
 

Sunday, 18 September 2016

A pink Birthday

 
 
Pink is a favourite colour of mine to stitch with, not so much as far as clothes etc are concerned, so this was an easy challenge
 
Here is my card
 
 
 I will also be entering this over at Simon says stamp blog. Wednesday challenge which is
'Clean and simple'
 
as well as over at Just add ink were it's
 
 
 
and at Split coast stampers featured stamper 502 were I used this card of Gale's as inspiration.
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Free download from Activity village
Thread: Pink: DMC 384
              Green: DM 368
 

30 sept
 
 

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Baby boy jersey

The new cue at Dragonfly journeys. is
 
'Passion for Plaid'

I made a baby card for a boy

 
 I love making these cute little toothpick jerseys.
I machine stitched around the edge.

I will also be entering this over at Split coast stampers F4A 343 were it's
'Don't get squirrelly' get swirly.
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Navy 80gsm
           Plaid: Paper Pizzazz in pastels
Button from my stash
Toothpicks
Black beads
Scrap of baby wool in blue
Silver peel offs

 
17 sept

Friday, 16 September 2016

Green and gold flower

TGIF challenges have a sketch
 
 
For my card I turned the sketch sideways
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Word art Wednesday
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Ribbon: Nylon green with white spots
Store bought flowers
Paper: Pale green in 80gsm
16 sept

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Grey elephant

CASe this sketch have a simple sketch
 
 
I used it to make an elephant card
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Simon says stamp blog Monday challenge were it's
'At the movies'.
I'm using the movie 'Out of Africa' as my inspiration.
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 180gsm in turquoise
Pattern: Prick 'n stitch
Thread: DMC in gun metal grey
Brads in grey
Paper: Metallic look flowers 80gsm
Double sided foam

 


15 sept
 

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Lavendar Butterflies

Butterfly spot challenge has this for their challenge
 
Letters and/or  lavender (and a butterfly too of course!)

 
 These butterflies are punched out of paintchip cards
 
My Inspiration


Source: Pintrest
 
 I will also be entering this over at Share joy challenge were I choose the CAS side of the cue

 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Mauve/ purple paintchip samples
Martha Steward pinch
Liquid pearls in gold
Double sided foam
Crochet cotton in white
20 sept

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Black and white with stripes

 
 
I concentrated on the black and white colour scheme and made this card
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Publisher
Thread: Black: DMC in noir
Flat backed gems
Silver ribbon
Pattern: Flower: Form a lines two flowers
             Scroll: New designs, new projects for embroidery on paper by Erica Fortgens

15 sept
 

Monday, 12 September 2016

Christmas trees

This weeks Split coast stampers Featuredstamper 500 is Marg I used this card as inspiration

 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 200gsm in shiny green
                    160gsm in white
Thread: Green: DMC 021
              Gold: DMC E436
 

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Handyman

Simon says stamp blog Work-it-Wednesday August is to use a stamp ( I hope digi stamps are allowed)

This was made for my Brother-in-Law for his birthday

 
 I coloured with water soluble pencil crayons and blended with mineral turps.
 
Supplies:
card stock: 160gsm in white
Digi stamp: source unknown but a freebie from the net
Water soluble pencil caryons
Mineral turpintine
Ear bud for blending
Paper: Free download. Source unknown
 
25 sept