Sunday, 28 May 2017

Little Critters get engaged

 
'Little Critters'

Recently I was asked to make an engagement card. I made four for the lady to chose from.
This was one of them


I will also be entering this at Split coast stampers F4A379  where it is
'Look Ma!, no stamps'
Supplies:
Thread: Gold DMC E436
              Brown: DMC 4140
              Red: DMC 047
Wobbly eyes
Black beads
Liquid Pearls in gold
Card stock: 200gsm in kraft
Paper: 80gsm in red and gold  
29 may

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Tag It!

Cuttlebug Mania have a challenge which is perfect for me as I have been churning out the tags at the moment.
It's
'Tag it'
 
 
Here is mine
 
 
I bought a packet with a variety of little fabric embellishments in it.
I think these little feet are my favourite
I did some faux stitching around the edge and added a button to complete
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 1160gsm in white
Paper: Scrap from a download from Microsoft Published
Cuttlebug
Die: Circle: Sixxizz Circles
        Tag: wplus timeless tags 2
Punch
Pentel fineliner in black
Satin Feet embellishment: Bought
29 may
 

Friday, 26 May 2017

Geometric

Simply less is moore have this theme for us
 
 
I made a card suitable for a man.
 
 
My inspiration


Source: House built of cards

Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: 80gsm in black
           Pattern: Scrapbooking paper
Cuttlebug
Die: Sentiment: Elizabeth Craft Designing 783 

26 may
 

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Pink

Addicted to CAS have an easy cue this week
 
 
I made this card a while ago but haven't posted it.
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                    Recycled calendar in oatmeal
Satin ribbon: dusty pink
Corner punch
Paper: 80gsm in green
gold bugle beads
 26 may

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Lace and ribbon tags

Curtain call challenge have this challenge
 
 
I made some soft pink lace and kraft tags
 

 
My inspiration
 
Source: Pintrest
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 200gsm in kraft
Lace scraps
Pink ribbon bows
Paper:
Cuttlebug
Die: wplus timeless tags 2
25 may
 

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Sunflowers and a button

My second entry for Sugarpea designs
 
 
is a sunflower card.
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Paper Pizzazz soft tints
Button from my stash
Rolfs metallic pen in gren
5 june
 

Monday, 22 May 2017

Plum colours

CAS colours and sketches have this great colour combination
 
 
I made another small card
 
I added some iridescent shine to complete the look
 
I will also be entering this over at Simon says stamp where it is
'Let it Sparkle'
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
paper: Soap wrapper from a discontinued range of toiletries
Pattern: Easy Embroidery on Paper by Joke de Vette
22 may
 

Sunday, 21 May 2017

CAS the DT

 

I choose this lovely card by Maria

 
and made another small card


Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Paper Pizzazz soft tints
Rolfes metallic pen in rose
Pattern: 1001 ideas for embroidery on paper by Erica Fortgens

Saturday, 20 May 2017

Aeroplane Tag

Cuttlebug mania have this cue
 
'Have wings will fly'
 
 
I don't have any dies with wings so I made a tag using a bought 3D sticker of a plane. I used my Cuttlebug to cut the tag 
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Splitcoast stampers F4A378 where it's
'Wing it'
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Free download. Source unknown
Pentel gel pen in blue
Sticker: Source Unknown 
22 may
 

Friday, 19 May 2017

Sunset colours

Time out challenges have asked us to CASe this great card by Hanelie
 
 
I made a small one concentrating on the idea of a flower and using the same sumset colours to stich it.

 
I will also be entering this over at CASology where the cue is
 
 
 I used warm colours
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Rolfes metallic pen in gold
Flat backed gem
Pattern: Easy Embroidery on Paper by Joke de Vette
Vellum in green
25 may
 

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Bees in the garden

'What's in your garden'

I have bees in mine

 
You can never have too many gift tags. These are hand cut
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Sentiment: Computer generated
Paper: 80gsm in green
           Scraps of yellow gingham
Bee scarp book embellishments
Pentel fine liner in black
Punch 
19 may 

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Soft tone hand bag

Pinspirational challenges have this lovely soft picture as inspiration this week
 
 
I picked up on the colours when I made this little handbag card

 
 
The die cut card stock was store bought. I just had fun decorating it.
Glitter glue, ribbon and a flat backed gem 'clasp' completed the look.
I decorated the envelope to match and popped some cash inside to be given for a birthday.
 
 
 
 
Supplies:
Store bought card and matching envelope.
Paper: Free download: Source unknown
Satin ribbon
Gold glitter glur
Flat backed gem
Craft glue
Lace from my stash

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Toadstool tags

'Goes Dotty'
 
 
The mushrooms on these tags are actually from a pad of 'Post-its'. I stuck a few together to give them some dimension and added some white faux stitching. The grass is hand doodled.
 
Supplies:
Mushroom shaped "post-it' notelets
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Script and green
Pentel fine liner in black 
Pentel gel pen in white
Document punch
 
 
17 may

Monday, 15 May 2017

Another silver and white wedding card

Another dilver and white wedding card. This time for CAS colours and sketches where the sketch is
 
 
I made this card


 
I enlarged the pattern and then added a second hole in between the existing ones as I felt that they where now to far apart. The embossing was done by and and is unintentionally back to front.

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

 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white and silver
Flat backed clear gems
Rolfes metallic pen in silver
Stencil: Free with a d├ęcor mag
15 may
 
 

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Commencement

A month or so ago we attended the wedding of a young girl who I have watched grow up. When I saw the cue over at CASology
 
 
I knew it was time to share the personalized card which I made for her and her new husband.
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white and silver
Thread: DMC Blanche
Sentiment: Made by me
Double sided Foam squares
15 may
 

Saturday, 13 May 2017

Red and gold baubles

The new Christmas card challenges is a photo
 
 
I concentrated on the baubles and stitched this card
 

 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: 80gsm in green and red
Red ribbon
17 may
 

Friday, 12 May 2017

CAS for me

 
"CAS to me"
That means to take our normal style and either made it clean and simple or else remove a layer.
As my style is generally pretty CAS I made a gift tag and only added some dots of liquid pearls, no second layer which my gut was crying out for me to do!

Here it is

 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                    Scrap of burgundy
Paper: wrapper from a discontinued line of soaps
Liquid pearls in gold
Cuttlebug
Die: Wplus Time less tags 2
 
12 may

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Tones of Apricot

Inspired by all the little things have these gorgeous colours
 
 
 I made this card a while ago and the colours fit perfectly
 
 
I will also be entering this at Word art Wednesday
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Green baker's twine
Double sided foam squares
Liquid pearls in gold
12 may
 

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Bright and beautiful

 
 
My card
 
 
I machine stitched the strips to the card stock and used foam squares to give the star some dimension
 
My inspiration
 
Source: Pintrest
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 180gsm in kraft
                    Scraps of coloured
Cuttlebug
Die: Sizzix star
Peel off sentiment
13 may
 

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Flip it over

CASe this sketch has this
 
 
I flipped it over and made this card
 
 
I will also be entering it over at  Simon says stamp Wednesday challenge where it's
"Hint of Pink'
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Wrapper from a discontinued line of soaps
11/10 may
 

Monday, 8 May 2017

Another sunflower

Sugarpea designs mix-it-up-challenge-31 have these cues for the month
 
 
I made another sunflower
 
 
You will find my first one here.
 
I will also be entering this at Just add ink where it's
 
 
I reckon this qualifies with both faux and genuine stitching!
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Pentel gel pen in gold
Paper: Upcycled soap wrapper from a discontinued range
5 June
 

Sunday, 7 May 2017

A bunch of flowers

Time out challenges have one of my favourite types of cues
"Flowers"
 
 
These are small cards

I will also be entering them over at CAS colours and sketches where it's

 
 
My inspiration
 
Source: Pintrest
Supplies:
Store bought flowers
Card stock: 180gsm in kraft
                    Scrap of green
Ribbon
Paper: 80gsm in pink
 
9/8 ,May