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Friday, 29 June 2012

Crafty Catz goes METAL

Good morning well we have very black clouds so guess we are in for a thunder storm again. Dog is perched on the chair looking out of the window wondering if he is getting a walk. Are you ready for another challenge well it is my turn to pick the theme at CRAFTY CATZ and thought I would go METAL.
Now this could be anything from pins, brads, buttons any embellishment or maybe you could think of something made with metal to decorate. Well it is up to you and we are waiting to take a gander. The team have done me proud agaiin so please pop along and checkout there hard work. Talking of team our Trish is a little poorly at the moment with a bad back and is alittle low so if you have time please go give her a hug but very gently please. Get better soon Trish.
Ok onto the challenge again. Our sponsor this week is the fab and generous company
Bunny Zoe's Crafts who are giving our winner a fab gift voucher for there store.
 Now onto my card for your inspiration. I have used a Mo's image and my embellishments are metal.
 Close up of the image and the metal flip flop and heart.
The image is coloured with promarkers and the ground and sky is done with my distressed inks. Embellishments from stash, wild orchid flower, meiflower ribbon & gems, lace from stash, Dp is first edition and papermanina. Used my fiskers sissors to cut the image and mount out.
Well hope this has given you some inspiration we hope that you can find time to come and play at our blog and have a great weekend.
Challenges I am entering this in are
Sunday Sketch & Stamp - layout
Bunny Zoes Crafts - girls girls girls
DP2 Challenge - straight from the heart ( heart charm and she melts my heart image)
Charisma Cards - anything goes
Willow Sketchie challenge - add some sparkle
Inspired by - Scene
Digi Doodles Best - Purple & pink ( pink sun dress and main colours & purple glasses and backing paper)
Totally papercrafts - digi
Fab n Funky - cute & girlie
Crafts & Me - Birthday

Thursday, 28 June 2012

Craft Challenge - Feathers/ Birds

Hi me again told you I would be back well this being Thursday means a new challenge at CRAFT and this week we would love to see Feathers or Birds on your projects. Po on over to the challenge blog for more details if required. While you are there checkout the wonderful prizes on offer from our fab sponsors:
The Stamping Boutique     My Creative Class Room    Truly Madly Crafts  &  Flonz

Now onto my card for inspiration I must say this was a challenge for me as I tend not to do feathers or birds but found this image on my computer sorry dont know where it is from it is that old.
Used some Seam Binding from abaikan few gems, pearls and my cherry Lynn die oh this cuts so well much better than my memory box have to run those through several times and they are not that intricate ones. Kept it simple and left open thought this could be used for few occassions or just a note card. Dp has a flower and leaves to echo the theme of the watering can and the die cut.
Well now it is over to you lets see what you come up with and oh it is my turn to pick the top 3 hate picking top 3 as they are all so good and what I like might not be your choice.
Hope to see you back tomorrow as it is will be another Crafty Catz Challenge and oh I pick the themme for that one too.
Bye for now and keep safe and have fun.

Creative Inspirations #169- Anything Goes

Good morning hope you are all well the heavens have just opened here so more rain. I am still trying to catch up on my jobs so will make this quick. Over at CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS we have a nice easy challenge this week so no excuse not to join us this week. The theme is ANYTHING GOES so get them crafty fingers working as we have a fab prize from our sponsor MELJEN DESIGNS. Pop on over to the pop and check it out and while you are there see what wonderful creations the team has made again.
For my card I used an image from our sponsor this fab bunny rabbit all dress for Christmas. Yes thats right Christmas need to get some cards made in advance.
Ingredients for this are my trustie promarkers, memory box die, cuttlebug folder, snowflakes from friend, Dp is Dovecraft I think. Sentiment is a clear stamp from papermill. Lots of glitter well it is christmas.
Well now it is your turn cant wait to see what you make. Thanks for popping by will have my Craft Challenge for you shortly so pop back and have a peep.
Challenges this card fits are
I love promarkers - anything goes
Digital Tuesday - amazing animals
Jacksons digital express - anything goes

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Sketchie Time with Papertake Weekly

Good evening this is my last post as Guest DT at Papertake Weekly gosh that month has gone so quick and I must say they have been brilliant challenge. So thanks girls and Dawn for having me I have loved it.
Well this week is Sketch time and wow what a cracking sketch. I love sketches it is a excellent starting place and always think it takes the hard work out of it. I have used a Penny Black which I have had for a good while and always enjoy making it up. 
The sponsor for this challenge is SIMON SAYS STAMPS with a $20 gift voucher
 close up of the image
I coloured this with my promarkers and some distressed ink for the clouds. Used a oval nestie and my fancy scissors for the image. Some Wide Satin ribbon from Abakan flowers from Oyster and Hobby craft. Papers are 1st edition and Dovecraft. My M. S. Punch and some papermania pearls to finish. I have used the same Dp for the inside.
Well this is my card for your inspiration and hope you like it. It is now your turn we would love to pop over and checkout what you have done with the sketch.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Bearly Mine challenges - anything goes
Incy Wincy Designs - anything goes
Love to create challenge - anything goes

Monday, 25 June 2012

Dream Valley #35 - Things with Wings- Mountain Fairy

Good evening or is it morning have you all had a good day. The sun appeared today although we still had a little rain but all in all it has been a good day. Well Sunday has come round again and gosh the fortnight has past so quick. Lots of special guys out there receiving some fab cards according to our last challenge.
This time we would like to see lots of creations featuring
Our sponsor for this challenge is Digi Doodle shop with a $10 voucher for there shop.
For my card for your inspiration I have used this cute image from Wee Stamps called Mountain Fairy. I have coloured her with my Promarkers and added some Distress Inks to the surrounding areas. I have also used some glitter for the wings.
 The layout is from Sketch Saturday, Ribbon from Hobby Craft. Die cut is from a friend, Buttons from stash and tiny butterflies are a punch I have had since the year dot. Dp is from Dovecraft Love Letters and also GCD Rose coloured glasses.
Well that my card for your inspiration hope you like and also hope you can come and join us again. Checkout the rest of the team I am sure you will find lots of inspiration to get you started.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Sketch Saturday- layout
Panpastels - anything goes
Joanna sheen - summer daze
The squirrel & the fox - make it sparkle
A gem of a challenge - receipe
Sweet stampin - Ribbon & Bows
Cardmadfairy's Digi Day - Girly
Delicious Doodles - 3 buttons, 2 Dp's, 1 image