Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Passion for Promarkers

Passion for ProMarkers

Lots of lovely entries last week for our birthday. 

This week it is Nat who is hosting the challenge. 
Ribbon and / or lace



I have used a ribbon on my card.

Also I used Me to You bear, Nit Wit papers, Nesties, Promarkers and the rest from my stash.
 I am entering this card into the following challenge:-


Thursday, May 19, 2016

As You Like It

As You Like It Challenge

As you Like It this time is hosted by Squirrel. 

Our sponsor is :-
Sweet And Sassy Stamps

Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps

Our Theme  is :-

This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using
your Favourite Big or Little Bows (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

I prefer small bows. I think they add a little dimension to what would be a plain project.



A CAS card. The photograph does not do it justice. 
I used Tim Holtz celebrate die, Creative Expressions bow die, Martha Stewart punch and pearls.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-




Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Passion for ProMarkers


*** WARNING – LONG POST ***
Grab a cuppa and a biscuit (or two) and make yourself comfortable!
Good morning dear crafters. We hope you had a wonderful week last week and managed to fit some crafting into your busy schedules.  Thank you for your gorgeous entries to last week’s "sparkle and shine" challenge.  Nic will certainly have her work cut out for her when she has to pick her top 5 passionista.  Don't forget to check back later to find out who she has chosen and also to see if you are the lucky winner of the 2 digis courtesy of All Dressed Up stamps.  
Onto this week's theme and we have a very special challenge for you this week as it's our 7th Anniversary. Can you believe it's been 7 years since Gina and myself started our little blog to share our love of all things Letraset?  It only seems like yesterday when we nervously made our first post!  As it's a special challenge we have a really easy theme for you of "spots and/or stripes", you can create anything you like as long as it has either spots or stripes or both.  Please note we are only accepting amaximum of 3 entries per person for this one challenge only.  To be eligible for our prize draw you must use your Letraset products (i.e. pro, flex, tria, aqua, metallic or neon markers) and of course follow the theme.  As always we have some fantastic prizes up for grabs and our sponsors have been very generous as usual .  Here we go....
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Letraset are offering one lucky winner an amazing prize of a 25 pce Mixed Media Set.
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Michele R Designs are offering one lucky winner a prize of $10.00 worth of digi papers
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DigiStamp Boutique are offering one lucky winner a £10.00 voucher to spend in their online store.
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Bugaboo stamps are offering one lucky winner a $30.00 voucher to spend in their online store.
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LC Designs are offering one lucky winner a mini paper pack called ‘Dinkies nice and stripey’.
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Sassy Studio Designs are offering one lucky winner a prize of a $20.00 gift certificate to spend in their online store.
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Di’s Digi Stamps is offering one lucky winner a $12.00 gift voucher to spend in their online store .
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Clearly Besotted Stamps is offering one lucky winner a £15.00 gift voucher to spend in their online store.
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2 cute ink stamps is offering one lucky winner 3 digi images of their choice.
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Uniko stamps is offering one lucky winner one in-stock stamp set of their choice.

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Little Things from Lucy’s Cards is offering one lucky winner 8 shaker selections of their choice.
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Wow we told you there were amazing prizes didn’t we?  Definitely lots of reasons to join in the fun this week!! To give you lots of inspiration we have both Team 1 and Team 2 to share their creations (as always please click on their names to visit their personal blogs):

I have made a using both spots and stripes and a few stars too. 
I made a matching box for this wiper card as it is a bit bulky.




 I used A Kenny K image Victory Kid, Promarkers, American Crafts papers, Sizzix stars and X-Cut alphabet.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-




Thursday, May 12, 2016

Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog

Today on Aud Sentiments challenge we have the all time favourite theme of 
Anything Goes
+ a sentiment

sponsored by Aud Sentiments

We are looking forward to seeing all your creations. Check my team mates for inspiration. Here is mine. 




I had a few retirement cards to make recently and these little cards fit the bill perfectly.

I used Nestie circles and scallops. Spellbinders trellis, Memory Box butterfly, and X-Cut small butterflies and the rest from my stash. 

I am entering these cards into the following challenges:-



Monday, May 09, 2016




I have not had much time lately for crafting. My elderly in-law's have been keeping us busy. 

I managed this card quickly yesterday, so I thought I would share it with you.


It is very simple using the Sketch Saturday sketch. 


I am entering this card into the following challenges:-


Thursday, May 05, 2016

As You Like It


As You Like It Challenge

Well April went out with a chill and May so far has not been much better in my part of the world. At least I am cosy in my craft room.
As You Like It this fortnight are sponsored by



This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
your Favourite Patterned or Embossed Paper (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.


I love both and like to use what I think suits the card I am making.

I have used embossing for this card. I used to use a lightbox and painstakingly emboss the designs.  Now with embossing folders I can make beautiful intricate designs easily.


I am entering this card into the following challenges:-


Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Passion for ProMarkers

This week Passion for Promarkers  challenge is hosted by Lorraine C 

She has a lovely theme to inspire everyone. 
She has chosen
Nature

I am using a Penny Black image (one of my favourites) for this theme.



I have coloured this image with Promarkers and used Nit Wit papers. The tags are LOTV. I made the little roses and mounted them on Marianne leaves

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Aud Sentiments

Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog

We had lots of fabulous entries last time at Aud Sentiments . I love seeing all your different styles and techniques. 
Our new challenge this fortnight is

Animals + a sentiment

Our sponsor is

I am using one of their Koala images Koala in tree and sentiment.



I also used Promarkers, X-cut tree dies, Memory Box leaves, Tim Holtz distress ink and Liquid Pearls

I am entering this card into the following challenges :-

Thursday, April 21, 2016

AYLI

As You Like It Challenge

Today it is my turn to host the As You Like It Challenge. I hope you will join in the fun with a theme which I think everyone will love. So this fortnight our theme is

 to showcase a project using 

your Favourite Animal (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

Our sponsor today is Crafty Ribbons

the prize is a £10 voucher.


One of my favourite animals is the Hedgehog. It has been a long running favourite with my family, we used to go on hedgehog hunts of a summer evening. They are so cute.


I have used a Penny Black stamp called Sweet Surrender, coloured with Promarkers, Magnolia border die, Sizzix hearts, Nitwit papers, Nellie Snellen circle dies and the rest is from my stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-





Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Passion for ProMarkers

Welcome to this weeks Passion for Promarkers challenge.

Today we have a lovely theme which I am sure you will enjoy. 


Things with Wings
We can't wat to see all your creations. 

Our sponsor is Bugaboo.

I have created a fairy card in subtle colours to give the illusion of fantasy.


I used a free stamp from Cardmaking and Papercrafts, Promarkers, Nellies frames, LOTV papers. I have distressed the edges and chalked some clouds. 

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-


Come and join the fun with us and get inspiration from my teamies.