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Saturday 31 December 2011

Happy New Year

Quick post before I switch off, no cards today.  Just wanted to wish my friends and followers new and old 
A HAPPY NEW YEAR may it bring you all Health Wealth and Happiness.
See you all NEXT YEAR oh that sound strange.

Thursday 29 December 2011

Craft Challenge 135 - HAPPY NEW YEAR

Well have you all had a good Christmas I do hope so and now it is time for the NEW YEAR dont really do much for New Year in our house but like to wish you all the very Best.
This week at Craft we have the perfect challenge HAPPY NEW YEAR with our sponsors being
Sew  Many Digital Stamps who have kindly sponsored  the winner 5 digital stamps of their choice.
Lisa Stampz are also giving another winner 2 digital stamps of their choice.
the team where allowed to pick an image and I picked Harry from Lisastamps to colour it also came with the sentiment. Doesn't he look as if he is having a wonderful time. I used a fiskers embossing board for the blue card. Image coloured with my promarkers and some glitter for the sparkle from the bottle. A touch of faux stitching and that it.  Well if you get time please come play with us we would love to see what you make and dont forget ENJOY YOURSELF.

challenges this card is entered in to are
Crafty Boots- Celebrations
Whimsical Designs - New Year
Paper Sundae - Celebrations
Totally Paper Crafts - Time to party
Cute card Thursday - happy new Year

Wednesday 28 December 2011

A few Quick Christmas cards

I thought I would share with you tonight some quick cards I made. I am not one for the CAS but was really pleased with these. The images are all from Digi Stamp Boutique and I think they lend themselves perfectly for this style of card. Images are coloured with my promarkers and then just either matted onto some card or placed onto a Nestie for matting.

 Close up of the middle card 

Hope you like these and might even do a few more for next year.
I am entering these into the following challenges
Digi Stamp Boutique- Monthly competition
Simon Says - anything goes
Paperplay - christmas
Digi Doodles - anything goes
Dream valley - Christmas
Charisma Cardz - Anything goes
The secret Crafter - Anything goes
Diva's by design - Christmas

My Five Fave Christmas Cards of 2011

Hi have you seen the prize at A Scrapjourney for your 5 fave christmas cards of 2011. Well this got me thinking and having just looked at Janettes my friend I thought well which did I enjoy making. Well I have a few that I havent blogged so thought should I start there. Oh Janette yes it is a Mo's image. I actually made this for an order but couldnt give it away and kept for a special friend.
I am entering this into DPS challenge fave Mo card.

Then I made this card a easel for a friends Granddaughter she hadnt seen easel cards before and was totally blown away with it and said how much the image was like her down to the wording. The image is a K Kenny.

Onto my next well this image was sat in my box of images and was crying out for colouring. I made this for a little girl who was being fostered by a neighbours mother and she will be taking it onto her new family so it had to be special and be full of the joys of Christmas

This next card is also a K Kenny image but completely different and definitely one for the boys and talking of boys this was made for my son not too sure his girlfriend liked but he did. I was really pleased with the hand stitching on this and he even made some nice comments about it and think he appreciated the time it took.

Lastly this has to be another card made with a MO's image yes I am a fan and this is what Christmas is really all about and I guess should have been the 1st card as this is the start of Christmas the Nativity.
So this is my five and can tell you that i have changed my mind on the 5 at least 3 times so I am pressing the publish button before it is four times. Hope you like these and think there is a variety too. Thanks for looking and checkout the blog and prize would love to see your 5 faves.