Monday, 24 April 2017

A metallic peacock

Just add ink. have this cue card
 
 
I chose metallic and circle
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Paper Pizzaz soft tints
Gold peel off
Pattern: Stitchingcards peacock
26 april
 

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Not a Tulip in sight

Curtain call challenge have this gorgeous photo as inspiration
 
 
I love tulips they are one of my favourite flowers.
Saying that I didn't make a tulip card but rather concentrated on the pink and green in the photo and came up with this card 
 
 
I will also be entering it over at Simon says stamp blog Work it Wednesday for April where it's
'Rain or Flowers'
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Rolfes metallic pen in gold
Page from an old dictionary
Flat backed gems in champagne
25 April/23 May
 

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Ladybirds

I have chosen this card of her's to CASe.

 
Suplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white and red
Paper: 80gsm in green
Thread: Red: DMC 047
              Black: DMC 310 
 
23 april
 

Friday, 21 April 2017

Eggs

 Pinspirational challenges have this photo
 
 
I made some small cards
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Scraps
Flat backed gems 

24 april
 

Thursday, 20 April 2017

A stylish boot

Inspired by all the little things has this great photo
 
 
I think this stylish boot fits the bill perfectly

 
I made a template of  boot and then cut it out by hand. A plastic buckle and a piece of ribbon finished it off.
 
Supplies:
Scrap of black paper with silver dots
Plastic buckle
Red ribbon
Hand made paper
21 april
 

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Spring Walk

CASe this sketch has this one
 

 
I made this card
 
 
 I will also be entering this at Simply less is moore where it's
 
 
as well as at CASology where it's
 
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Free download from Activity village
Pentel Gel pen in gold 
20/21/24riil

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Two naughty Monkeys

TGIF challenges have a sketch
 
 
I made a monkey card


Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in blue and white
Cuttlebug
Die: Sizzix circle die
Pattern: Bergkaarten borduurpatroon_26
Ink: Color box in chestnut
small wobbly eyes
20 april
 

Monday, 17 April 2017

Such pretty colours

Color throwdown have chosen such pretty colours this time
 
 
and I made this card

 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in cream
Pattern: New Designs, New projects for embroidery on paper by Erica Fortgens
Pastel pencil in yellow
Pearl beads
 
 
17 april

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Strong

CASology have this cue
 
 
I made an elephant card
 
 
The oval is hand cut as I didn't have a die which was the correct size
 
I will also be entering this over at Word art Wednesday
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in bright blue
Paper: 80gsm in gold scarp booking paper
Gold peel offs
17 april
 

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Rose coloured Butterfly

 
Butterflies, W for windows and/or colour rose

I did a rose coloured butterfly

 
I will also be entering this over at Stamplorations CAS challengefor April where it's
 
 
 
 
 
 
and at Time out challenges where it's
 
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Thread: Mauve: DMC 4220
Small pearl beads
Tape: Bud Silk Stationery stickers 
18/30/26 April

Friday, 14 April 2017

A road

 
 
I made a card for a little boy
 
 
The cars and aeroplanes are buttons with their shanks cut off.

I will also be entering this over at Splitcoast stampers F4A373 where it's
'Wheels go round and round'
 
My inspiration
Source: Marion Vagg

Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: 80gsm in black
Tippex
Pentel fine liner in black
17 april
 

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Barking up the wrong tree

CAS on Sunday have this cue
 
'Leaves and/or Trees'

I did a tree

 
To complete I added some green enamel dots and did some faux stitching around the edge.
 
I will also be entering this over at Splitcoast stampers F4A372 where it's
'Odd sayings'.
Mine is 'Barking up the wrong tree'
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Washi Tape: Stars and Christmas Trees
Pentel fine liner in black
Green enamel dots 
Pattern: Ann's paper art
14 april

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Smile

 
 
Clowns are supposed to make you do just that
 
 
I did some faux stitching to complete.
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: Scrapbooking
Pattern: Prick n stitch (Pattern seems to be discontinued)
Thread: Red: DMC 047
             Black: DMC 310
             Blue: DMC 134
Pentel Gel markers 
14 april

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Hip Hop

 
'Hip Hop'
 
I had some fun with dies and made a rabbit card
 
 
My Inspiation
 

Source: Neddy Kerr
I choose to give it a pink nose and ears as I wanted to use it for a girl

I will also be entering this over at Cuttlebug mania where it's

 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Paper: 80gsm in yellow and a scrap of pink
Heart button from my stash
Wobbly eyes
Cuttlebug
Dies: Circle: Sixxizz 8 circles
          Oval: Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic ovals small
Pentel Fine liner in black
Glitzing Glam in crystalline
   
 

 
 
17 april

Monday, 10 April 2017

Stripes of colour

CASe this sketch have this sketch
 
 
I made a masculine card
 
 
 
I die cut some banners and then machine stitched them down each side to secure them to the card stock.
The sentiment is computer generated.
 
I will also be entering this at Simon says stamp blog Wednesday challenge where it's
'Happy Birthday'
 
My inspiration

Source: Unknown
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                    Scraps of blue, yellow, orang, red and Burgundy
Cuttlebug
Die: Spellbinders Shapabilities Nested Pendant
Buttons form my stash
Crochet cotton in white
Paper: Old dictionary
12 april
 

Sunday, 9 April 2017

Swirls and Arium Lilies

CAS colours and sketches have these colours this week
 
I stitched this card
 
 
The embossing is done by hand using the Crafter's Companion Embossing Board.
 
I will also be entering this over at Just add ink where I picked up the colours from the inspirational photo for my card
 
 
 
My inspiration
 
Source: Deepti
Supplies:
Card stock: !60gsm in white
Pattern:  'Easy Embroidery on paper' by Joke de Vette
Thread: Purple: DMC 3837
             Green: DMC 3348
Crafter's Companion
Embossing tool
Sequin 


10/12 april
 

Friday, 7 April 2017

Speckled

Curtain call challenge have the challenge
'Speckled'
 
 
I made some small cards and one of them is perfect for this challenge

 
My 'speckled' is actually dots
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
Cuttlebug
Embossing Folder: Cuttlebug Swiss dots
                               Cuttlebug Floral flourishes
Paper: Scrap of blue 80gsm
Flat backed pearls. 
10 april
 

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Rainbow

Time out challenges have a quote this time around

'When it rains look for rainbows, when its dark look for stars'

I made a set of rainbow pencil crayons

 
I adapted a machine stitching pattern to a hand stitched one.
 
As luck would have it Simon says stamp blog Monday challenge is
'Make a Rainbow'
 
and Sugarpea designs have this challenge
 
 
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in white
                    200gsm in yellow
Pattern: My own




 
 
10 april

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Three Pastels

Simply less is moore have this great challenge
 
 
I have choosen peach, yellow and green
 
 
I will also be entering this over at Simon says stamp blog Natioonal crafting month where it's
 
 
Supplies:
Card stock: 160gsm in peach
Pattern: Flower Embroidery by Ann Cox
              Sentiment: Stitching cards words
Ribbon: Silk in peach, yellow and green

7/5 april
 

Monday, 3 April 2017

Delicate blossoms

Pinspirational challenges have this gorgeous photo this time
 
 
I loved how delicate the photo was and tried to catch that in my card.
 
 
The flowers are made with ribbon
 
I will also be entering this over at Simon says stamp blog Wednesday challenge/ where it's
"Anything goes"
 
 and at Inspired by all the little things where they have this photo
 
 
Supplies:
Cardstock: 160gsm in pink
                   200gsm in rose embossed white
Decorative scissors
Pattern: Silk Flower Embroidery by Anne Cox
Ribbon: Pink and green
10/5/7 april