Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Golf

At Time out challenges we have been asked to take our inspiration from
Ksenija and her beautiful card
 
 
I used it to make a male card
 
 
I machine stitched around the topper and the edge of the card
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Paper Pizzazz soft tints in stripes and checks
1 feb
 

Monday, 30 January 2017

Glisten

CASology have a new cue and it's
 
 
The vellum which I used 'glistens'
 
 
 
The envelope is hand cut
 
 My inspiration
 
Source: Diana Nguyen
I will also be entering this at  CASe this sketch where it's
 
 
and at Split coast stampers F4A362 where it's
'Cuddly or Snuggly'
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
White vellum
Baker's twine in brown and white
Cuttlebug
Die: Herat: 2 Die 4 hearts
        Tag: wplus timeless tags 2
Pentel metallic pen in red
 


30 jan/2 feb
 

Sunday, 29 January 2017

An abstract in gold and blue

Pinspirational challenges have this photo
 
 
 
As it is summer where I live and very defiantly nothing resembling anything cold I decided to concentrate on the colours of the photo and not the image it's self'
here is my card

 
I will also be entering this at Just add ink where they have an opposite inspirational picture, one more in line with where I live
 
 

Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Rolfes metallic pen in gold
Pattern: New Designs, New Projects for embroidery on paper by Erica Fortgens
30 jan/ 1feb
 

Saturday, 28 January 2017

3 hearts

 
 
I made an anniversary card
 
 
inspired by this card
 
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Simon says stamp blog Wednesday challenge where it's
'Anything goes'
 
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 200gsm in kraft
Paper: Scrap book paper scraps
Flat backed gems in black
Cuttlebug
Die: Hearts: 2 Die 4
30 jan
 

Friday, 27 January 2017

New Beginnings

'New Beginnings'

I choose to make a card for a new baby girl

 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Embossed paper: Bought
Ribbon: cerise and white satin
Small pearl beads
pattern: New Designs, New projects for embroidery on Paper by Erica Fortgens 
27jan

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Pink and grey

 
 
I made some small cards and one is perfect for the challenge...
 
 
... this one
 
 
 I will also be entering these over at  Word art Wednesday where it's
'Anything goes'
Supplies:
Card stock" 160gsm in white
Paper: Scrapbook paper
26 jan
 

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Another owl

I have stitched a couple of owls lately and when I saw the new challenge at CASe this sketch

 
I thought it would be perfect for mounting one of them, so here is my card.
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Sugarpea designs where it's
 
 
'Spread your wings'

 
 Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
paper: 80gsm in green and pale yellow
           Bright yellow: recycled envelope from a birthday card I received
Pattern; Tania
Thread: Yellow: DMC 4100
Bud Silk Stationery stickers
26 jan

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Love inspired

There are a couple of love inspired challenges this week. I'll be entering the one over at Unikostudio
 
 
also at TGIF challenges where it's
 
 
and at CAS on Sunday were it's
'Hearts'
 
so I made this card
 
 
I was experimenting with the combination of pink and red which I find rather appealing at the moment. I will also be entering this over at DJ kard kreations were it's
 
I have never stitched this pattern before.
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 169gsm in white
Flat backed gems
Small pearl baeds
Liquid pearls in gold
Thread: Red DMC 326
             Pink: DMC 326
24/26 Feb
 

Monday, 23 January 2017

Pink owl

Freshly made sketches have this for us
 
 
I turned it on it's side and came up with this card
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Splitcoast stampers FS520 where Lynne is the latest stamper to be featured. She has a couple of owl cards in her gallery so I thought this would be a perfect way to honour her too
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Paper Pizzazz soft tints in stripes and checks
Thread: Pink: DMC 4180
Pattern: By Tania
23 jan
 

Sunday, 22 January 2017

Bats

Simon says stamp blog Wednesday challenge is a little different this week, it's
'Anything but a card'
 
Halloween isn't very big here in South Africa but once I had spotted this cute photo I was really keen to try out these bats
 
 
 
At the end of every school year I make a little gift for my class and so at the end of last year I decided to forgo the usual bag of sport themed moulded chocolates that I usually make and give these a try. It has been my experience that most boys love all things gross, scary and/or slimy so I reckoned that I couldn't go wrong. I had a lot of fun making them and was really happy with how they turned out.
 
 
 
On the whole they were a great success with the boys, mainly I think because they couldn't believe that they had just been given a 'whole chocolate' all for themselves. There was the one little soul, however, who didn't undo the string, just slipped the choc out of the jacket, so didn't realize that there where actual wings involved. He thanked me for making him a 'cat'! I can see where that came from too!
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in black
Wobbly eyes
Template: Hand cut
Sentiment: Computer generated
25 jan

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Yellow and Blue Flowers

The flower challenge have this cue card
 
 
and here is my card
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in blue and white
Cuttlebug
Die: Spellbinders nestabilities curved matting basics A
Pattern: Bloemen Borduren op papier by Erica Fortgens
Thread: DMC rayon
25 jan
 

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Circles and hearts

Inspired by all the little things has this for inspiration
 
 
I have just finished making this card
 
 
Using this card as inspiration

Source: Maskerade



 
and I thought it was perfect so I'll be entering it into the challenge.
 
I'll also be entering this over at Split coast stampers F4A360 where it's
'Key to my Heart'
 
and at CASology where it's
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                   200gsm in silver
                   180gsm in black and red
Cuttlebug
Black flat backed gems
Die: Circle: Sizzixx circles
        Heart: 2 die 4 hearts
19 jan
 

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

In sympathy

CASe this sketch have this sketch
 
 
I made this card by turning the sketch on it's side
 
 
I was inspired by this card
 
Source: Unknown
 I will also be entering  this over at Sugarpea designs where it's
 

Supplies:
card stock: 160gsm in white
Pattern: Flower Prick n stitch dandelion
             Sentiment: My own
Double sided foam dots
Thread: House of embroidery no 14 violet
19 jan
 

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Music score part 2

 
'Black and white with one colour of your choice'
 
I chose red as my colour of choice and made a second card using the same pattern as yesterday
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Simon says stamp blog Monday challenge where it's
'Chill out'
I'm chilling out listening to some music
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Paper Pizzazz stripes
Punch: Fiskars Border star
Thread: DMC 317
Pattern: Creative download Motive A6
20 jan

Monday, 16 January 2017

Music score part 1

Color throw down has these colours for inspiration this week
 
 
I dida musical card using these colours
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
blue sequins
Paper: Paper Pazzazz soft tints
Punch: Fiskars star border
Thread: Dark Blue: DMC 0136
             Light Blue: DMC 3766
16 jan
 

Sunday, 15 January 2017

A forest of trees

I am using a bit of poetic licence with Casology's newest challenge which is
 
 
my forest only has two trees!
 

 I will also be entering this over at Curtain call challenge where it's
 
 
 
I concentrated on the colours.
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                    160gsm in blue
Paper: 80gsm in bright blue
Baker's twine in blue and white stripes

 

16 jan
 

Saturday, 14 January 2017

Hip to be square

 
"Hip to be square"

The topper on my card is square.

 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                    180gsm in pink
Button from my stash
Crochet cotton
 
16 jan

Friday, 13 January 2017

I'm die-ing

'I'm Die-ing'
in other words we are to use a die on our cards.
I made this one
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
paper: Free download from Google
Die: Edging Die ED 002
Thread: Red: DMC 470
             Green: DMC 703
             Blue: DMC 131
Liquid pearls in gold 
 
13 jan

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Music Notes and flowers

Stamplorations have this challenge for the month
 
 
I stitched the musical note in dark grey.
 
 
 
I will also be entering this at Sugarpea designs where it's
 
 
 
Supplies:
card stock: 160gsm in white
paper: Scrapbooking
Liquid pearls in gold
Thread: Grey: DMC 317
              Apricot: DMC 3324
30 jan