Friday, October 28, 2011

It's that bear again. I have been making a few cards with this stamp and I will post them over the next wee while. 

I have used Trim Craft paper and a freebie from a magazine. Martha Stewart punch, Nesties, Promarkers, Fiskers snowflake corner punch, Stickles (they don't show up too good in the photograph) and Woodware sentiment.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

I am off to the SECC tomorrow in Glasgow to the craft fair with my friend Vee. It should be a fantastic day. So off to count my pennies and make my wish list. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

This is a commissioned card for a bereavement. I like to make those simple, uncluttered and not too heavily coloured. I do like this card and i think it could by used for numerous occasions by changing the sentiment. 

I used Nesties, Marianne flowers and leaves, Cuttlebug dots embossing folder.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

It's Tipper Week at Top Tip Tuesday, so there are lots of great DT samples and tips.  
Our sponsors this week are-

celebrate handmade

Please snag either blinkie

Our challenge is

Trick or Treat
well it Halloween soon.

Here is my card

My tip is table confetti can make a very simple embellishment for a card. (see my spider).

I have used Stamper Best image which can be found here, PM papers, Martha Stewart border punch, Nesties and confetti. 

Pop over and take a look my other teams samples for tips and inspiration.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Lollipop Crafts - embellish it
Sweet Stampin challenge - Trick or treat
Allsorts - Halloween
Totally Papercrafts - Layer it up

Monday, October 24, 2011

As promised here is my nappy cake I made for my nieces baby. I enjoyed making this and used Winnie the Pooh and Eyore as the theme. 

New die

I hope everyone had a good weekend. Mine was busy but I did manage this quick card on Saturday afternoon. I bought this Marianne die at Hobbycraft and came home and made this card. I must admit I like it a lot. 

I used Marianne die, Cuttlebug Dots, Chalks and the rest from my stash. 

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Digi Giveaway

Ruth is giving away 5 digital images on her blog A Passion for Stamps. If you wish to win you have to enter, so here are all the details below, so get over there and check it out. 

Digi image Giveaway!!

I've decided to do a little giveaway from  A Passion for Stamps. As it is not a challenge blog, this will be a way of occasionally winning some digis.

The prize will be 5 digi images of your choice.

It's easy to enter; all you have to do is

a) be a follower of A Passion for Stamps (old or new!!)
b) post the pic above in your sidebar with a link to the blog
c) leave a comment on the post (on A Passion for Stamps ) saying why you'd like to win the 5 digis

I'll pick the winner on November 5th
Ruth :)

Good luck!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Another quick post tonight. I was looking through some images I had coloured ages ago and never made into cards. This one caught my eye, its a Penny Black image coloured with Promarkers. I remembered PB challenge this week is 'On the Move' and this fits the bill. 
I also used DCWV papers, Nesties, X-Cut stars, sentiment is rainbow echo designs, the strip and corner are my own designed paper.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Less is More

This is my entry for Less is More this week. Very simple indeed. The challenge is 'Cocktail'
I have used a digi image by the Creative mind of Sylvie called 2 glasses. I coloured them with Promarkers layered onto card with a Martha Stewart border. The wording is Letraset rub on.

I am constructing a nappy cake tonight for my niece who had a baby girl on Sunday. I will photograph it when its finished. 
Top Tip Tuesday this week has a tutorial making a pop up card by Bettina. This looks fabulous so take a look...

Our challenge is to:-
Layer it Up

We have great sponsors this week and they are

No card from me this week as it's the other teams week. Check them out..

Saturday, October 15, 2011

It's been a while since I have used a Mojo Monday sketch, but this one caught my eye. It was a little fussy in the making and seemed to take forever...

I used Penny Black Holly Day critters, Promarkers, Nesties, Martha Stewart punch, Pink Gem circle sentiment, My Mind Eye paper, Woodware snowflake stamp, Stickles,  white gel pen for stitching and silver thread for snowflakes and around the top. 

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Today at Top Tip Tuesday we would like to welcome a new team member Deneen.

Our sponsors this week are Robyn's Fetish

We have a fabulous tutorial on Janette's handmade flowers. 
Our challenge is :-
Use Design Papers 
with an optional extra to make your own handmade flowers.
We are offering a guest designer spot to someone who makes their own flowers. If you would like to have a chance put GD after your name. 

Here is my card using one of Robyn's Fetish images Reading is Fun.

I have used Promarkers, K & Co design papers, Dovecraft brad. 
I made one of Janette's flowers and made it into a rosette. 
I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Monday, October 10, 2011

Up jumped a scarecrow...

I had a day off work today woohoo. I had the painter in so while he was busy I made this card. When I saw the Paper Cutz challenge to use a scarecrow I was inspired to use one of Ruth's images. Fall and autumn colours are all the go just now too.
So here is my card. It was a fun one to make.

I used Ruth's scarecrow image, Promarkers, Chalks, Nesties, Cuttlebug embossing folder & American Crafts papers.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:- 

Sketch & Stash - sketch & my papers were a half price bargain a couple of year ago.