Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Arum Lily

CAS colours and sketches have a new challenge and it's
 
 
I stitched an arum lily
 
 
I stitched it in rayon threads as I wanted the shine.
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Scrap of nylon lace
Satin ribbon in white
Pattern : Easy Embroidery on Paper by Joke de Vette
30 Dec
 

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Christmas to die for

'Christmas to die for'
 
In other words we must use a die. I made these tags
 
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: Kraft in 180gsm
                   White 160gsm
Die: Wplus timeless 9 tags 2
       Star: Sizzixx
Paper: Red: Free down load: Source Unknown
          Gold: Excess Soap wrapper 
String
Metallic pen in gold
 
 
 

Monday, 28 November 2016

Circles

AAA cards have this challenge
 
 
I made this card
 
 
I made a blue and silver one here.
 
I will also be entering this over at Sugarpea designs where it's
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Free download. Source unsure
Foam double sided tape 
29 Nov/3 dec

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Vellum trees

CASe this sketch has this sketch
 
 
I made a small Christmas card
 

and gift tag
 

 
I machine stitched the triangle shape to the card stock to make it look like a tree. Added some gold faux stitching around the little card and added some washi tape to finish.
 
My inspiration
 
Source: Pintrest
 
I will also be entering this over at Split coast stampers June Christmas Challenge where it's
'Trees'
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white and red
Red and white candy striped washi tape
Cuttlebug
Die: Wplus timeless tags 2
Pentel metallic pen in gold

1 dec
 

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Oh Baby

Sugarpea designs have another cue card and it's
 
 
I chose to concentrate on the colours again and made this card for a little girl
 
 
My inspiration

Source: Diane Cramer
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Cuttlebug
Die: Edgers dies ED 002
Pattern: 1001 ideas for embroidery on paper by Erica Fortgens
Paper: Free download from Activity Village

 

Friday, 25 November 2016

Charming Gift tags

 
N for Not square and/or navy.

I made some little tags using charms that I had lying around in my crafting stuff.


This one is perfect.

 
They are hand cut and for all except the butterfly one I used a little white thread to tie the charm to the tag.
 
I will also be entering this over at Word art Wednesday
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                    Scarps of coloured card stock.
White ribbon
Charms
 
 
30 nov

Thursday, 24 November 2016

A white christmas

Sugarpea designs have a new challenge
 
 
I concentrated on the colours of the inspirational photo and came up with his.
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Split coast stampers christmas-cards February where it's gold and white
 
and at Uniko studio where it's
 
 
and at Tic tac toe challenge's las challenge
 

I am doing the first vertical row.
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: 80gsm in gold
Thread: White: DMC Blanch
29/30  Nov/16 dec
 

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Turquiose and yellow heart

Curtain call challenge have this photo inspiration
 
 
I choose to focus on the colours and the heart. 
 
 
I have made this card before here.
 
I will also be entering this over at CASology where it's
 
 
 
 
Supplies:
Store bought flowers
Satin ribbon
Craft glue
Card stock: 160gsm in white
 

25/28 nov
 

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Pet

CAS on Sunday has a great cue this time. It's
 
'Pet'

Here is my card


I will also be entering this over at Split coast stampers F4A352 which is
'Relax'
I love to spend time with my kitty when I relax
 Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Black in 80gsm
Black Rub ons
Pattern: White Cat: Form-a-lines cat_and_clockwork_mouse
             Black cat: form-a-lines cats_on_a_wall
Thread: White: DMC blanch
             Black: DMC Noir
25 Nov

Monday, 21 November 2016

Embrace

CASology have another cue card
 
 
I made another wedding card
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Thread: White: DMC Blanche
              Black: DMC Noir
Peel off in gold
Cuttlebug
Die: Edging Dies  ED 002 
 
 

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Pointsettia Tag

The flower challenge have this cue
 
 
I decided to make a Christmas Tag
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Stamplorations holiday tagplorations
 
 
 
as well as over at Sugarpea designs were I concentrated on the flowers
 
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white and red
Washi Tape: red and white stripes
Flat backed gem
Cuttlebug
Dies: Tag: Wplus 9 Timeless tags 2
          Flower: Jim Holtz 2 die Poincons
Jim Holtz Alterations Movers and Shakers tray 
 

25/29 Nov
 

Hydrangeas

Time out challenges have this beautiful photo as inspiration
 
 
I concentrated on the colours and made this card

 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                    200gsm in pink
Flower motives from my scrap lace box

23 nov
 

Friday, 18 November 2016

Thanks tag

AAA cards have a new challenge
 
 
I made a thank you tag. Always useful at this time of the year.
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Stamplorations giving-thanks-blog-hop
 
 
'Thanks and thanks giving'
 
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Bought embossed paper
Vellum
Peel off sentiment and flower
Hole punch
Cream ribbon

19 nov
 

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Star tags

Pinspirational challenges have this lovely photo
 
 
I chose to concentrate on the colours and twine and came up with the neutral tag on the left. I'm in the middle of making stock for Christmas so I made the red on as well.
 
 
My inspiration
 
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 200gsm in kraft.
                    160gsm in red and white
Cuttlebug
Die: Tags: Wplus timeless tags 2
Sizzixx stars
Pentel fine liner in black
buttons from my stash
crochet cotton in white
21 Nov

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Holly Brown

Split coast stampers FS509  is Holly Brown. I used this sleigh card of hers as inspiration
 
 

Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Liquid pearls in gold
Free download: Source forgotten, sorry
Rolfe's metallic marker in gold

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Octagons and Flowers

CASe this sketch has this sketch
 
 
I made this card for a family member
 
 
The octagons are hand cut
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white and green
Paper: 80gsm  in pale green
Rub on leaves
              Stems: Stitching cards flowerpots
              Sentiment: Stitching cards free-words-for-card-stitching
Glass beads: pearl and green bugle


17 nov
 

Monday, 14 November 2016

Team

CASology's cue this week stumped me a bit but then I thought of a wedding card. What better team than two people who are embarking on the adventure of their lives together?
 
 
 
I made the pattern for the names myself.
 
I will also be using this over at Split coast stampers FS510 where Jennifran is being honoured this week. I used this card as inspiration.
Supplies:
card stock: 160gsm in white
double sided foam dots
14 nov
 

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Quick silver

The latest Butterfly spot challenge is
 
Butterflies and quote and/or Quick silver

 
I left out the quote section but made this card. I always enjoy stitching this pattern
 
I will also be entering this over at  TGIF challenges where it's a sketch challenge
 
 
 
Supplies:
card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Free download from
Double sided foam pieces
Glass beads 
15 nov

Saturday, 12 November 2016

Three Dicky birds

It's been a while since I last played at Cuttlebug mania but with this challenge I was able to include two columns.
  
The first is the diagonal one from top left ( embossing, die cuts and purple) and the second is the top row (embossing, floral and rhine stones).
So here is my cared
 
 
 
The embossed paper is bought but I did use a die to cut the circles.
 
I will also be entering this over at Word art Wednesday
 
 
Supplies:
Cardstock: 160gsm in blue
Paper: Embossed green floral
           80gsm in purple
Glass beads for eyes
Cuttlebug
Die: Sizzixx 8 circles
 

15 nov
 

Friday, 11 November 2016

Purple and gold dancers

Simply less is moore have a colour challenge.
 
Purple and Gold


I always enjoy stitching these ladies.

I will also be entering this over at Stamplorations CAS Challenge November were it's


 
 
Supplies:
Cardstock: 200gsm in purple
Paper: 80gsm in silver
11 nov

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Art Nouveau Birthday

TGIF challenges have a colour challenge 

 
I used them to make this card
 

 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                    180gsm in embossed yellow
Rolfes metallic pen in gold
Pattern: Frame 1001 ideas for embroidery on paper by Erica Fortgens
              Sentiment: Stitching cards words-wishes-art-nouveau
 
 
10 nov
 

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Give thanks with a grateful heart

Time out challenges have this cue
 
'Give Thanks with a grateful heart'


Supplies:
card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Gold in 80gsm
 
9 Nov