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Friday, 17 June 2011

Sugar Nellie Sketch Challenge

Wow 2 posts for me today not something i get to do often but now have my new printer and have been waiting to play with this image. I used Flora isn't she just stunning and a joy to colour. I used my promarkers and found this lovely rose satin 12 x12 paper in my box. It was the perfect colour match. The ribbon is from Hobby Craft bought a while back this was my mum's fave colour. Sentiment is a Stampin up I think. Flowers are from my stash and the large one is a Prima flower sent from a friend for my Birthday. Pearls for the flower centres. Silver Mirri card to add a little bling. The layout is Sugar Nellies Challenge The Sugar Bowl which is what I am entering this into.
I am also entering this into Hooked on Crafts - anything goes
Stamp Something - pretty papers
Pollycraft - Ribbons & Flowers

Crafty Catz Challenge 87- Fancy Fold- Brother's Birthday Card

Good afternoon hope all is well in your life and you are ready for another challenge. Friday means time for Crafty Catz and it is Dawn's first post and she would like to seeFancy Folds on your card or project.
This week our sponsor is The Paper Shelter

A gift voucher to The Paper Shelter is up for grabs for one randomly selected winner!

Now onto my card sorry there is a fair few pictures so will keep description short. Image TeddyBo just love these and they now sell Gift Voucher after I asked for a friend how good is that, I coloured with Promarkers. Paper is Papermania capsule. Gems metallic cord and string. Round Sentiment is lili of the valley . Touch of stickles on the grass and snail shell. Made this for my Brother so no flowers but hopefully just the embellishments add a touch of bling.

I am entering this into the following challenges
Cupcake crafts - boy oh boy
Teddy Bo - bling
Craft Us Crazy -fathers day masculine card
Crafts & Me - bling ( gems cord and stickles)
Paper take weekly - Dads & Lads

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Creative Inspirations #116 - Colour Theme

Well the rain is back with us didn't last long did it ( the sun that is). Well sorry my post is a little late had a hospital appointment with my son and thought I had scheduled this. Guess old age is catching up on me. lol.
Well as it is Wednesday it is time for another challenge at Creative Inspirations and we all enjoyed popping over to see the male cards last week and I got to pick the winner and top 3 so sorry if it isnt you but there was so many i found it hard to pick and i would have loved to have picked you all.
This week Natlie has picked a colour theme for us to play along with. Remember other than skin and hair colour you must use the colours only. I know well here they are
BLUE GREEN & 1 other colour you pick

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Oh I love these stamps and wish I could enter but not allowed.
I picked the colour Pink for my extra colour and used a Tilda stamp that a friend sent me a few images of to try.

Used lots of my birthday goodies on this and sorry colours are much nicer in real life light really bad today here. Papers i think are K & co image coloured with promarkers. Ribbon from my stash and no not from Tilly she wont give me anymore of hers they are under lock and key. lol. Paper doily and border punched with a M.S. punch. Dew Drops to add some bling and flowers I think from Oyster Stamps. Inside done with the same layout to match the front.
Well hope you like what you have seen and will come and play along with us. Now what extra colour will you pick cant wait to see.
I am entering this into the following challenges
Hooked on Crafts - Anything goes
Paper Sundaes - Girlie cards