15 April 2015

H is for Happy Birthday


 
Hello and welcome back!
 
Our new challenge at ABC Challenges is H is for Happy Birthday, so please come over and join us.
 
Our sponsor is Di's Digi Design and I have used a Candibean image called Penny's Dandelion Shower and coloured it in with Copic Markers.
 
I have gone very purple with a touch of green and yellow and added some purple pearls from stash too!
 
Here is my card:
 

 
 The paper used is a retired SU paper and the other is a Kaisercraft Violet Crush Collection.
 
The base card stock is Perfect Plum and have also used some Naturals Ivory cardstock.
 
The Lace is SU Sahara Sand and the die is a Memory Box die Lace Circle.
 
 
 
Here is a close up of the image:
 
 
 
 
The Copic Markers used were:
 
Flowers: Y000, 00, 15, 13, 11
Grass: G000, 20, 21, 24
Puppy: E44, 43, 42, 40, R20, 30
Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11,  R21
Hair: E57, 55, 53, 51
Dress/Headband: V20, 22, 25, 0000, 000
 
 
 
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
 
Digi Choosday Challenge - Pearls and Gems
Fan-Tastic Tuesday Challenge - #81 Anythings with Pearls
Artistic Inspirations Challenge - #129 Anything Goes with Twist (Spring)
Crazy Challenge - #195 Springtime
Addicted to Stamps Challenge - #102 Girly No Pink
 
 
Have a fabulous day!
 
Meg
 



 

CCC - Seeing Spots

 
Just a quick post to share with you the details of our new challenge at Crafty Creations Challenges.
 
Our theme for the next two weeks is: Seeing Spots
 
I have used an Gorjuss image called "Little Red" and the paper used is from My Mind's Eye by Jen Allyso and the Collectable papers.
 
The sentiment is from the SU A Dozen Thoughts stamp set and reads "Just Because", love the script.
 
Here is my card:
 
 
 
Love the bright flowers in the paper and the spots on the other side.
 
The ribbon is a retired SU Pretty in Pink and the embellishment is Frosted Finishes.
 
Here is a close up of the image:
 
 
 
The Copic Markers used were:
 
Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11, R21
Hair: E57, 55, 53, 51
Clothes: BG10, 0000, 000, 11, 13, 15
Y0000, 15, 18, 13, 00
R0000, 81, 83, 85
 
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
 
PINspirational Challenges - #138 Anything Goes
Love to Scrap Challenge - #51 Dots or Stripes
Ooh La La Creations Challenge - #178 Lots of Layers (at least 5)
Allsorts Challenge - #306 Bingo (Gems/Ribbon/Sentiment or Ribbon/Flowers, Diecuts)
Polkadoodle Challenge - Week 15 Pink & Pretty
 
 
 
Thanks for visiting and hope to see you again.
 
Meg


 

14 April 2015

Christmas Trees

 
Hello and thanks for visiting.
 
Our new challenge at Holly Jolly is about Trees.
 
Our challenge is sponsored by Meljen's, Sentimental Susan, Fitztown and Bugaboo, so please come and join us!
 
I have used an image from Sentiment Susan called Digital Bells, which have been coloured in with Copic Markers.
 
These cute little bells are hanging from a Tree branch and the branches were created using a retired SU Stamp set called Peaceful Wishes.
 
The Sentiment is from the SU Christmas Messages stamp set, plus I have added some paper piecing around the edge of the card.
 
Here is my card for the challenge:
 
 
 
 
A simple layout but love it.
 
The Copic Markers used were: R0000, 29, 27, 24, 22 & C00, 1
 
The cardstock used is Real Red and Whisper White.
 
The ink is Real Red and Wild Wasabi.
 
I would like to add this card to the following challenges:
 
Sister Act Card Challenge - #101 Anything Goes
Crafting by Design Monthly Challenge - Get Ready for Christmas
 
 
Have a fabulous day.
 
Meg



 

12 April 2015

Who Loves to Dance?

 
Hi everyone,
 
We have a new challenge over at Come and Get It Challenge with Children in mind.
 

Our theme is: Make a Card for a Child

 
Our two sponsors are: The Stamping Boutique and All Dressed Up,
 
 
My card has been created for my niece Phoebe who turned 10 this week just gone. 
 
She is a beautiful dancer and this image called Love to Dance by All Dressed Up was a perfect choice.
 
The colours I have used have been inspired by the beautiful colours of the flower design paper that I used which is by PD & J Picnic Basket and the other paper is from my stash.
 
Here is my card:
 
 
 
The lace is from my stash and the beautiful die is by Marianne Designs Die LR0300. Some ink Coastal Cabana was added to the embossing.
 
The cardstock used is Basic Grey, Coastal Cabana and Copic Xpress It. 
 
 
Here is a close up of the image:
 
 
The Copic markers used were:
 
Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11
Hair: E57, 55, 51, 50
Clothes: BG0000, 10, 11, 13, 15, C0
 
 
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
 
Alphabet Challenge - D is for Dance/Dancing
4 Crafty Chicks Challenge - #241 Die Cuts
Little Miss Muffet Challenge - #109 Anything Goes
Clear It Out Challenge - Anything Goes
Loves Rubber Stamps Challenge - #146 Anything Goes
All Dressed Up Challenge - #32 Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesday Challenge - #197 Anything Goes
 
 
Thank you for visiting and have a fabulous day.
 
Meg

03 April 2015

CCC - Anything Goes

 
Just a quick post to share with you my card for our new challenge at Crafty Creations.
 
Our theme for the next two weeks is "Anything Goes..No Foolin' " and our sponsor is San's Design.
 
I have used an image from San's Design a cute little Easter Bunny image which has been coloured in with Copic Markers.
 
I have also used a Joy Craft Die 6002/0251 which is a border butterfly die.  The card stock is Crisp Cantaloupe and the paper is a retired SU paper. 
 
Here is my card:
 
 
The sentiment is Happy Easter from the Tenny Tiny Stamp Set and has been punched out with the Word Window Punch.
 
 
Here is a close up of this cute little bunny:
 
 
 
The Copic Markers used were:
 
 Flowers: Y000, 0000, 00, 15, 13, 11
Leaves & Grass: G000, 00, 40, 24, 21
Rabbit: C2, 0, 3, 1, R21, 30, 0000, 00
Ladybirds: R0000, 5, 2, 1
 
 
I would like to add this card to the following challenges:
 
 Emerald Faeries Challenge - #66 Spring Flowers/Easter
Live and Love Crafts Challenge - #34 Signs of Spring
C.R.A.F.T Challenge - #305 Inspiration Picture
Deep Ocean Challenge - #100 Easter/Spring Celebration
 
 
Thanks for looking and if you get a chance please join us over at Crafty Creations.
 
Meg
 
 

01 April 2015

ABC Goes Digital


Another card to share with you for our new challenge over at ABC Challenges.

Our new theme is "Go Digital", so we would love to see your digital images and papers.

Our Sponsor is Aurora Wings and I have used one of the their lovely images called Rose Fairy II.

I have coloured the image in with Copic Markers, added some pearls and lace which is from my stash.

The paper used is from Couture Creations Vintage Rose Garden, I have used both sides of the paper. 

Here is my card:
 
 
 
 
The beautiful frame die is from Marianne Design LR0277 and I have also used Spellbinders Opulent Ovals and SU Oval dies.
 
The sentiment reads "Thinking of You" and has been stamped in Crisp Cantaloupe and punched out using the Word Window Punch.
 
Here is a closer look at this lovely image:
 
 
 
The Copic Markers used were:
 
Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11, R20, 21
Others: R0000, 000, 00, 01, 02, G24, 21, 20, 40, 000
 
 
 I would like to add this card to the following challenges:
 
Aurora Wings Challenge - #13 Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations Challenge - #128 Anything Goes with Flowers
Crafty Card Makers Challenge - Spring has Sprung
Get Creative Challenge = #11 Use a Die Cut
Melon Headz Challenge - Spring Challenge
Lacy Sunshine Challenge - Butterfly Kisses & Springtime Wishes
One Stitch at a Time Challenge - #233 Anything Goes with Nature
Corrosive Challenge - #120 Hop into Spring
 
 
Thanks for visiting my little blog, have a wonderful day.
 
Meg

31 March 2015

Christmas Creatures

 
We have a new challenge over at Holly Jolly is Featuring a Creature.
 
We have two Sponsors Eureka & Lacy Sunshine.
 
I have used a Lacy Sunshine image called Snow & Cat Enchantress.
 
The papers are from Simple Stories #3516 Blue Snowflakes/Chevron and Bo Bunny Somewhere in the Beauty #16401408.
 
The image has been coloured with Copic Markers and layered on some Sahara Sand cardstock.  I have also added some extra bling and snowflakes from the Embellishments Frosted Sequins pack.
 
Here is my card:
 
 
A fairly CAS card but just love this image. 
 
 
Here is a close up and you can see the glitter that has been added with some Crystal Effects & Dazzling Diamonds.
 
 
 The Copics used were:
 
Skin/Face: E11, 0000, 00, 000, R21, B00, 2, 1
Hair: E55, 57, 51, 50
Clothes: BG0000, 000, 10, 72, 75, 70
Pillow: C0, 2, 3, 5
Cat: W00, 0, 5, 3, 1
 
 
The little sentiment is from the Festival of Trees stamp set and has been stamped in Bermuda Bay ink and punched out using the Word Window Punch.
 
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
 
Craft Your Passion Challenge - #255 Anything Goes
Digi Sketch Challenge - Furry Friends
The Pink Elephant Challenge - #292 Anything Goes
Avenue 613 Challenge - #117 Anything Goes
Christmas Card Challenge - #17 Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge - #305 Feature Creature
 
 
Thanks for visiting and please join us if you get a chance.
 
Meg
 
 
 
 
 
 

29 March 2015

One for the Girls

Hello and thanks visiting.

Just a quick post to share with you my card for our new challenge over at
 
 
Our theme is one that we are sure everyone will love:
 

One for the Girls


So we would love to see lots of flowers, sparkle, ribbons you know what I mean.
 
 
We have three sponsors and I have used an image from one of our sponsors Fitztown called Fae 19.

I have coloured the image in with Copic markers in soft purple and added some Dazzling Diamonds to her wings.

The paper used is from Kaisercrafts Violet Crush Collection P1412 Dainty and
P1413 Mallow


 
Here is my card:


 
The flowers, lace and pearls are from my stash.  The sentiment is from the Loving Thoughts stamp set.
 
 
Here is a closer look at the image:
 

The Copic Markers used were:
 
Hair: E57, 55, 53, 51
Skin: E11, 0000, 000, 00
Pillow: W00, 1, 3
Dress, Wings, Hair Piece: V0000, 000, 20, 22, 25, C00
 
 The dies used were from the SU Ovals Collection, Marianne Design Petra Oval and Spellbinders Beaded Ovals.
 
 
Here is another look of the image and the sentiment can be seen:
 
 
 
 
 
I just adore the end result.
 
I would like to add this card to the following challenges:
 
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - #73 Anything Goes with Sentiment
Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge - #272 Whimsical Fantasy
Simply Create Too Challenge - #82 Anything Goes
Digi Choosday Challenge - Lots of Layers
 
 
 
Have a fabulous day.
 
Meg
 
 
 

26 March 2015

Punches and Dies

 
Hello and thanks for visiting.
 
 
I am sharing with you my card for my first challenge as part of the Southern Girls Design Team, which I am super excited about.
 

The theme for our challenge is Dies and Punches.

 
Our challenge is sponsored by Oakpond Creations and Polkadoodles.
 
 
I have used an Oakpond Creation image called Digital Stamp Butterfly and coloured the image in with Copic Markers.
 
I have used two dies, one is a Marianne Die LR0319 which has been die cut in Daffodil Delight and I have also added some colour the embossing with a dauber.
 
The other die is the one of the banners from the SU Banners Framelits Dies and the sentiment is from the Amazing Birthday stamp set. The sentiment reads "So Thankful for Every Bit of You" and has been stamped in Rose Red.
 
The cardstock used is Wild Wasabi, Crumb Cake, Natural White, Daffodil Delight and Copic Xpress Blending card.
 
The lace is from my stash and the design paper used is from Kaiser Craft Telegraph Road Collection.
 
Here is my card:
 
 

 
The lace is from my stash and the punch used is the SU Scallop Edge Punch.
 
 
Here is a closer look at the image:
 
 
The
 
The Copic Markers used were:
 
W00, 0, 1, 3, 5
R0000, 000, 00, 81, 83, 85
Y000, 00, 13, 15, 11
G000, 20, 21, 40, 24
B0000, 000, 00, 1, 4
 
 
I have also used some Rhinestones for a bit more bling.
 
A simple design but love the girly feel.
 
I would like to add this card to the following challenges:
 
 
Crafty Card Markers Challenge - #135 Spring has Sprung
Get Creative Challenge - #11 Use a Die Cut
 
 
Have a fabulous day.
 
Meg

18 March 2015

CC Chevrons or Stripes

 
I have another card to share with you for our challenge over at Crafty Creations.
 
 
Our challenge theme for the next two weeks is
 

Chevrons or Stripes

 
I have decided to use some Chevron Paper I recently purchased and added some butterflies with a sentiment from the Simply Wonderful Sale-A-Bration stamp set.
 
Here is my card:
 
 
 
The paper used is by Fabscraps and is called White Lace, both sides of this paper are adorable.
 
The die used is a Marianne Die and from the Large Petra Oval die set.  The embossing has been daubered with Basic Grey ink.
 
The Whisper White cardstock has been embossed using the Delicate Designs embossing folder and die cut the edge using the SU Large Scallop Edgelit Die.
 
The butterflies have been cut out and embossed using the Beautiful Wings Die and layered with rhinestone in the centre.
 
 
Here is a close up of the card:
 
 
 
 
There is some scattered sequins and rhinestones on the butterflies. 
 
A simple card but I love it.
 
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
 
City Crafter Challenge - #253 Photo Inspiration
Craft Your Passion Challenge - #253 Anything Goes
 
 
 
Thanks for visiting, hope to see you again soon.
 
Meg