Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Science Fiction/Steampunk

Hello everyone, if you're in the UK, hope you are enjoying
this beautiful sunshine. Maybe not the best weather for crafting,
but we won't have to wait long for rain to return.
Today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz.
Time for a little adventure - the theme being
Science Fiction or Steampunk
Please pop over to see the inspiration from the DT,
most have gone for the Science Fiction.
For my card, on the background I added 
mirri card to a white scallop edge 7" white card.
Onto this I adhered a piece of blue webbed material, this 
has sat in a craft box for years, but I knew I would use it one day,
 and here we are. It provides a wonderful background for my
free digi stamps I found on Pinterest. All coloured with Promarkers.
Have fun, I certainly did, it was certainly different. 

Saturday, 19 May 2018


Hello everyone, thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new
challenge at My Time to Craft (MTTC)
Karen has chosen ..... Circles
It would be a shame to miss seeing the DT samples, why don't you 
pop over to the blog to see them and for more details.
I have a sq. scallop edge card. A dark green background.
The mat is printed words paper. I created 3 dark green circles
with a Spellbinders circle die, the inner circles were created with
a scallop edge circle die from The Works.
All papers and flowered paper is from a paper pad - Meadows...
by Craftwork Cards - sadly recently no more a company.
Another sad loss to the crafating industry. 
Hope you like my circles card. 

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Use Your Paper/One Sheet Wonder

Hello, a few weeks ago I started a new challenge blog, if you haven't as yet
popped to take a look then why don't you do it now.?
Today we start Challenge  #3 Use Your Paper or One Sheet Wonder.
Please go to Back to Basics and Beyond  Challenges for details and to see the
amazing and inspirational samples from the Design Team.
You will also meet the new members to our team.
The idea is to make a minumum of two cards or make as many as you
can using only one 12" x 12" sheet of paper/card for your backing paper.
My sheet is from a paper pad from The Works - ~Trendy Blue Lifestyle. 
I managed to make 12 cards - here they are in sets. 

Cards 1 - 3 

Cards 4 - 6

Cards 7 - 9

Cards 10 - 12

I know it took longer than a normal challenge but I was enjoying
doing something so different. Remember you can join in even if you 
only make two, but we would love to see more. Ha Ha. Have fun.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Sea Shells

Hi everyone, I'm a little late with this card but here it is.
Today we have a new challenge at Sparkles Monthly Challenges.
Silvi has chosen Sea Shells.
Please don't miss the inspiration from the Design Team.
My card is a 7" sq. scallop edge card. 
I used one of my Top 5 stamping techniques - Resist Technique.
On a piece of plain white stamping card, made a template 
to divide my card, leaving a plain panel for the sentiment.
I stamped with Versamark 4 shell stamps from Sheena Douglass
A Little Bit Scenic - Underwater Angels.
Sprinkled with white detail powder and heat embossed. 
I sponged overt the shells with Distress Inks - 
Weathered Wood, Mustard Seeds and Picked Raspberry.
Removed the template and stamped the greeting by Do Crafts.

Anything Goes Christmas #28

Hello, welcome to my blog. Today  we begin a new challenge at 
as usual, it is Anything Goes # 28
Please check out the inspiration by the Design Team.
Using a round scallop edge card, I printed the digi stamp onto 
white card, coloured with Promarkers.
Using silicone glue I added the image to blue glitter card.
Added a Christmas sentiment. Have fun everyone. 

Monday, 14 May 2018

Hint of Summer to Come

Hello, thanks for your visit. Another beaautiful day in the UK, but boy
it isn't easy getting the photos taken. I know I should invest in a light
box but, it is a lot of money. Maybe one day. 
Today we have a new challenge at Make My Monday.
Janet has chosen A Hint of Summer to Come
We are looking forward to your ideas, the DT have some super
projects, please pop over to see them. 
I kept my card simple to emphasise the one image.
Messing about on the water - by Sheena Douglass.
Made by Crafter's Companions.
I watercoloured the background using several Distress Inks.
The image was coloured using Promarkers. 
Thanks, see you all again tomorrow, with two more blog
challenges to take you to.

Friday, 11 May 2018

D= Dots

Hello, thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new
challenge at Alphabet Challenges. Amy has chosen for the 
letter D --- Dots.
Please check out the blog for details and DT inspiration.
I made a C6 card, placed a lilac pearlised card to mat the main
sheet of card. I drew dots around the edges.
The flower heads were stamped onto dotty paper & card.
Cut then glued in place.
Flower stems pencilled in. A ribbon bow added. 
The flower stamp is by Sheena Douglas from her 
Funky Flowers set of stamps. 
Thanks for popping by.