Saturday, 23 September 2017

Photo inspiration

Sugarpea Designs have this inspiration
 
 
I concentrated on the colours in the photo

 
I hand embossed the flowers as I had nothing suitable in the way of embossing folders for my Cuttlebug.
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                    160gsm in pink
Liquid pearls in platinum
Flower stencil from a d├ęcor magazine
Embossing tool
Paper: Silver 80gsm
2 Oct
 

Friday, 22 September 2017

Shimmer and shine

'Shimmer and shine'


I will also be entering this over at AAA cards where it's
 


and at Uniko studio where it's

 
 
Supplies:
card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Scrap booking
Corner punch
Liquid pearls in gold
 
25/30 sept/27 Oct

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Colour me Pretty

CAS on Friday has this challenge
'Colour me Pretty using pencils or markers'

I made a baby card, colouring the little bear with artist pastels

 
I smudged the pastels with a piece of tissue to get a smooth finish. Enamel dots completed the layout
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Satin ribbon with animals
Enamel dots in white
Craft glue
paper: Scrap of homemade
Artist Pastel in lemon
 
26 sept

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Plane, Train or Bicycle

TGIF challenges have this cue
 
 
I made some tags using a mixture of foam and rubber embellishments.
 
 
The sentiments are hand written
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Scraps
Foam embellishment: Whale
Rubber embellishments: Yacht, train and plane.
Pentel fine liner
21sept
 

Sunday, 17 September 2017

Cake

CASology has a new challenge and it's
 
 
I made this card for an avid baker

 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: 80gsm in silver
          Scrap of silver and white tissue paper

Saturday, 16 September 2017

It's in the Stars

 
'It's in the stars'
 
I am busy making Christmas stuff at the moment so this fitted in perfectly
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: Red mirror
                   160gsm in white
Liquid pearls in gold
Punch: Friskas stars 
 
18 sept

Friday, 15 September 2017

Beads

Color throwdown have this challenge
 
 
I will be entering the front one of these two cards.
 
 
Supplies:
card stock:60gsm in white
Beads: Bugle and small glass beads in navy
            Small green glass beads
            Small silver beads
Paper: 80gsm in emerald green
18 sept
 

Thursday, 14 September 2017

A bush of apricot flowers

Inspired by all the little things has this inspiration
 
 
I made this card
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in pink and white
Scrap of black and white polka dot paper
Gold peel off
Thread: Green DMC 911
14 sept
 

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Flowers and swiirls

It has been a while since I took part over at CASe this sketch. Here is there new sketch
 
 
and my card
 
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Simon says stamp blog Wednesday challenge where it's
'Clean and Simple'
 
Supplies
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Peel off sentiment in silver
Thread: Silver: DMC 415
             Green: DMC 704
Liquid Pearls in platinum
14 sept
 

Monday, 11 September 2017

Just add...'D'

Just Add Ink have this challenge
 
 
I added a Dog
 
 
I will also be entering this over at AAA cards where it's
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Foam dots
Thread: Brown: DMC 3829
             Black: DMC 310
String
Flat backed gems in black
13/16 sept
 

Saturday, 9 September 2017

A boy and girl tags

Pinspirational challenges has this cute cue
 
 
I made two tags which together fit the bill
 
 
They are made using wooden embellishments for scrap booking and the tags are hand cut.
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Paper Pizzazz soft tints
Pentel fine liner in black
11 sept
 

Thursday, 7 September 2017

True Blue

Dragonfly journeys have a colour challenge and it's
'True Blue'

I made a card for a wedding
 
The sentiment is computer generated.
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Blue spotted satin ribbon
Flat backed pearls
Pattern: Small Heart: : New designs, New projects for embroidery on paper by Erica Fortgens
              Large Heart: Stitching cards border-1--valentine-hearts
              Medium Heart: Stitching cards naming-day
 17 sept

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Spread your wings and fly high

Split coast stampers F4A393's new challenge is
'Spread your wigs and fly high'


Recently I made some owl tags and will enter them here

 
The stickers are 3D and I used scarps of paper for the background
 
I will also be entering this over at Cuttlebug mania where it's
 
 
 
Supplies:
Cuttlebug
Die: Tags: wPlus 9 timeless tags 2
Card stock: 160gsm scarps
paper: 80gsm scraps
3D stickers
Pentel fine liner in black
Single hole plier punch
 
 
8/18 sept

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Pink flower with a touch of gold

It has been a while since I have been able to take part at Tic tac toe challenge so here is there challenge board
 
 
I did the pink, flower, gold row and made these two small cards
 
 
This one fits the bill perfectly
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Scrap
Liquid Pearls in gold
5 sept
 

Monday, 4 September 2017

Coloured Glass baubles

The Christmas card challenges for this week is
 
 
I made a small card using some coloured, raised stickers as the Baubles and hand drew the string and bows 
 
 
To finish I used a gold felt tipped pen to edge the card
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Gold Felt tipped pen
3D stickers
Pentel Fine liner in black
Liquid Pearls in gold
5 sept
 

Sunday, 3 September 2017

Recycled rabbit

Color throw down have this challenge
 
 
I took the liberty of turning the yellow into gold and made this Christmas tag
 
 
It is actually two tags one on top of the other.
The bells and ribbon are both recycled from a Lindt easter Bunny Chocolate.
 
My inspiration
 
Source: Laurie Willison
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Cuttlebug
Die: tags: wPlus 9 Timeless tags 2
       Tree:
Crochet cotton in white
Bell and green ribbon: Lindt Easter bunny
4 sept
 

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Square

CASology have this cue
 
 
and I took it rather literally and put my dove into a square
 
 
I layered him on some mirror paper.
 
I will also be entering this at Word art Wednesday
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Mirror in silver
           Peace: Free download, source unknown
4 sept
 

Thursday, 31 August 2017

National Day of Embroidery

Did you know that today is the National Day of Embroidery?
That's not really true, I just made it up so that I could participate in the fun challenge over at Splitcoast stampers F4A392 where it's
 
'National day of .......'

We are welcome to fill in anything on the dotted line. I am filling in Embroidery.
Recently I chopped up an old, holey hand embroidered table cloth of my Mom's and made myself some summer PJ's. With the leftovers I made these gift tags.

 
I got my inspiration from something similar that I had seen on Pintrest
 
I will also be entering this over at Simon says stamp blog Wednesday challenge where it's
'Anything goes'
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Scraps of an old embroidered table cloth
Punch
Pentel Fine liber in black
Paper: Brown: Upcycled soap wrapper
           Green: Scraps  
1/6 sept

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Merry Christmas in gold

Just add ink has this inspiration
 
 
I concentrated on the colours and made a Christmas card
 
 
To finish I added some peel offs in gold
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Gold peel offs
Gold beads
             Gifts: 1001 ideas for easy embroidery on paper by Erica Fortgens
30 aug
 

Monday, 28 August 2017

Soft Palette

Color throw down have a lovely gentle palette for us this week.
 
 
I did another baby's bottle
 
 
I will also be entering this at Simply less is moore where it's
 
 
I used a button
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white and pink
Peel offs in silver
Button from my stash
Pattern: Bergkaarten
28 aug
 

Sunday, 27 August 2017

A Rose Bud

CASology have this cue
 
 
I made another small card with a rose bud
 
 
I added some glitter for a bit of interest
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Free download from Activity village
Glitzin' Glam in irredescent
28 aug
 

Friday, 25 August 2017

Sleeping Kitty

I just love the photo that Pinspirational challenges is using this week.
 
 
Some of my favourite things.
I am sharing another of the cards made in my long forgotten past. (Story here. ).
No dogs I'm afraid just a sleeping kitty.
 
 
I did emboss the cat stamp.
 
I will also be entering this at Simon says stamp blog Work it Wednesday August where we have to use a
 
"Stamp"
 
Supplies:
So long ago I have no ide besides the obvious card stocks!!!
28 aug
 

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Girl you are fabulous

 
 
I made yet another tag, sorry for the over load

 
The tag is hand cut.
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white and pink
High Heel charm
Single hole plier punch
24 aug
 

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Put a bow on it

"Put a bow on it'

I made a card with gifts on it

 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
pattern: 1001 ideas for Embroidery on Paper by Joke de Vetter
Scraps of ribbon
Paper: Free download from  Activity village
24 aug

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Blue and white snowflake tags

'Add a sentiment'
 
I made some Christmas tags
 

as well as at Christmas card challenges where it's

 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
paper: Scraps
Sentiments: Computer Generated
Stickers: Snowmen and flakes
Single hole plier punch
 
23 aug