19 August 2014

Christmas 1-2-3

Still need to start your Christmas cards?  Well come and join us at Holly Jolly we have a 1-2-3 Challenge for the next fornight.

 

1 – Image with 2 & 3 of something (your choice)

 

You could get a start on your Christmas cards and be in draw for a prize from our sponsor Oakpond Creations!

 

I have used an image from our sponsor called Reindeer and coloured him in very lightly with Copic. That is number 1 done!

 

For number 2, I have used two papers from my stash.

 

For number 3, I have used three green rhinestones again from my stash.

 

 

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I have added some ribbon (retired Old Olive satin ribbon) and a brad.  The sentiment is from the Teen Tiny Sentiments stamp set.

 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

 

My Perfect Life Challenge – Christmas Cards

Hiding in my Craftroom Challenge - #161 Use Ribbon

Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge – Anything Christmas

 

 

Thanks for visiting and have a wonderful week.

 

Meg

17 August 2014

Fish

Hello from a very wet cool Sydney.

 

It has been cold here for the past few days and now the rain has been hanging around but the garden is loving it!  I managed to get the roses pruned and some potted colour in the garden in between the down pour, so I am very happy with the rain.

 

But enough about my gardening, let me share with you my card for the new challenge at Come and Get It.

 

The theme is Fish/Fishing and our sponsor is Bugaboo.

 

I have chosen a fun image with a cheeky sentiment for my take on this fish challenge.  The image is called Wiggle the Bait and I have coloured it in with Copic. 

 

The DSP used is a Paper Stack called Moonlight from the new catalogue and the cardstock is Whisper White, Sahara Sand and Express It Blending paper.

 

Here is my card

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Copics used N0, N2, N4, Y0000, Y000, Y21, Y23, Y26, W00, W1, W3, W5, E0000, E000, E00, E11, E21, E40, E42, E43

 

A fairly CAS creation but I like it.

 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

 

Crafting at the Weekend Monthly Challenge - #4 Anything Goes

Brown Sugar Challenge - #4 Anything Goes

Polka Doodle Challenge - #32 Fun in the Sun

4 Krafty Girlz Challenge - #24 Anything Goes

Hambo Howedown Challenge – Humor Me

Crafty Sentiments Challenge – Anything Goes

{PIN}spirational Challenge - #120 Anything Goes

 

Have a wonderful weekend and thanks for visiting.

 

Meg

15 August 2014

Red, Ribbon & Roses

Hello and thanks for visiting my blog.

 

I am so excited today to be sharing my first card as a Design Team Member for ABC Challenges.  I am super excited to part of this wonderful team and share with you the details of our challenge for the next two weeks.

 

Our letter is “R” so our theme is Red, Ribbon & Roses and is sponsored by Aurora Wings.

 

Aurora Wings have wonderful images and I have used an image called Dahlia Sprite which has been coloured in with Copic Markers.  The background paper was a recent purchase and the little ribbon roses I found hidden in my embellishment stash.

 

I have used embossed a piece of Crumb Cake cardstock using the one of the designs from the retired Delicate Designs Embossing Folders and die cut it using the Large Scallop Die. The satin ribbon is retired Real Red from my ribbon stash.

 

The image has been die cut using the Ovals Collection and then layered on Real Red cardstock which has been die using a die from the Nestabilities Opulent Ovals die set.  The For You is from a stamp set from Inspired by Stamping, punched out using the Oval Punch and the die a Marianne Die from the Petra Large Oval collection.

 

The layout for my card was inspired by the sketch at Sketch n Stash.

 

 

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I just love the music on the paper, although I am not sure of the song.

 

Here is the sketch:

 

 

 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

 

City Crafters Challenge - #224 Roses

A Random Fan Challenge - #12 Paper Patterns

Aurora Wings Challenge - #5 Sprite Delight

Craft Your Passion Challenge - #226 Bring Me Sunshine (add yellow)

Sketch and Stash Challenge - #144 Sketch

The Paper Shelter Challenge - #169 Punches and Dies

Scrappers Delights Challenge - #29 Anything Goes with Die Cut Twist

Kraftin Kimmies Stamps Challenge – Anything Goes

Creative Card Crew Challenge - #68 Embossing (wet or dry)

 

 

Many thanks for visiting and please visit our challenge and have a look at all the wonderful creations by the Design Team.

 

Meg

10 August 2014

Back to School

We are heading back to school over at Come and Get It this week, so if you want to have trip down memory lane please join us!

 

Our challenge is sponsored by Meljen and I have used the image called Apple for Teacher.

 

The paper is perfect and is from Little Yellow Bicycle and is called Head of the Class.  I have used both sides of the paper on my card, with a little bling and a Thanks sentiment.

 

I have used the new cardstock & ink Mossy Meadow which is a deep green colour and some Crumb Cake for layering.

 

Here is my card:

 

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My daughter is excited as she gets to take the card to her teacher at the end of the year.

 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

 

QKR Stampede Challenge - #100 Back to School

Paper Pretties Challenge - #322 Thank You Cards

Whimsy Inspires Challenge - #74 Back to School

Crafty Sentiments Challenge – Add Sentiment

Party Time Tuesday Challenge – Back to School

Crafty Hazelnut’s Patterned Paper Monthly Challenge – Use Pattern Paper

Addicted to Stamps Challenge - #107 Make your Mark

Crafters Cafe Challenge - #75 Use Lots of Layers

 

Thanks for visiting and enjoy the rest of your weekend!

 

Meg

06 August 2014

CCC Flower Power

Hello and welcome!

 

Just a quick post to share with you my card for our new challenge at Crafty Creations.  It is one that I am sure you will want to join in!

 

Our theme is:  Flower Power

 

Yep, add flowers to your creations and share with us. 

 

I have created a card using one of the new stamps I have recently purchased.  The image is a Magnolia image called Tilda Loves Flowers, so is perfect for our challenge.

 

I have also used some flower paper I found in my paper stash plus I added a few more flowers.  Well the challenge is Flower Power.

 

The image has been cut using the Ovals Collection and placed on a layer of Bermuda Bay cardstock which has been die cut a die from the Nestabilities Opulent Ovals Die set.

 

Here is my card:

 

 

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I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

 

Melonheadz Friends Challenge - Flowers

Suzy Bee’s Bloomin Challenge - #40 Anything Goes

Natalie and Amy Monthly Challenge - #23 Die Cuts and Flowers

Art by Miran Challenge - #11 Anything Goes

Docerela Creations Challenge - #25 Anything Goes

Stamp and Create with Magnolia Challenge - #41 Anything Goes

Stemplesonne Challenge – Anything Goes

Magnolia Down Under Challenge - #241 Anything Goes

 

 

Many thanks for visiting and enjoy the rest of your week!

 

Meg

05 August 2014

Non-Traditional Christmas

We have a new Challenge over at Holly Jolly which is Non-Traditional Colours.

 

I love non-traditional colours, I think they can look so wonderful and they can be a great surprised when received.

 

Our challenge is hosted by Limited Run and Bugaboo, so there are a few prizes available so we would love you to join us.

 

I have used an image from Limited Run called Catching a Snowflake and the non-traditional colours used were inspired by the paper had in my stash.

 

The layout for my card has been inspired by the current sketch at Sketchy Colors Challenge.

 

Here is my card:

 

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I have used an Oval Collections Die, the Petra Large Oval Die by Marianne Design, some lace from my stash, the Word Window Punch, some bling and the ribbon is Whisper White Organza Ribbon.

 

You cannot really see it but I have added some glitter too around the trim of the coat and hat.

 

This is the sketch:

 

 

 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

 

Sketch Colors Challenge - #219 Sketch

Christmas Card Challenge - #36 Embellish It

Fairytale Stampers Challenge - #42 Ribbon/Lace

Glitter n Sparkle Challenge - #96 Add some Glitter/Sparkle

My Perfect Life Challenge – Christmas Cards

Scribble and Scrap Challenge - #24 Anything Goes

Inkspirational Challenge - #62 Markers or Pencils

Completely Christmas - #23 Anything Goes

Winter Wonderland Challenge – Anything Goes Christmas

 

 

Thanks for visiting.  See you next time.

 

Meg

03 August 2014

It’s All about Dies

Our theme this week at Come and Get It is Dies, so as long as you use at least one Die we would love you to share with us!!!

 

Our challenge is sponsored by Oakpond Creations and I have used their fun little image called Crafty Spider.

 

I have not really added much colour too him but I have added some Silver Dazzling Diamonds to the web and the background is a retired Spider Web embossing folder by SU, which is just perfect for this image.

 

The ribbon is retired Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon from my stash and of course I have added some bling.

 

The dies used were from the Ovals Collection and the Spellbinders Nestabilities Beaded Ovals sets.  The “Hello” is from an Inspired by Stamping set called Cute Circles.

 

Here is my card:

 

 

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He just seems to be chilling so the little hello seem the right sentiment.

 

I would like to add this card to the following challenges:

 

Doodle Pantry Monthly Challenge - #49 Use Digital Image

Sister Act Card Challenge - #68 Anything Goes

Sweet Pea Stamps Challenge – Thinking of You/Missing You/Just Because

Art Impressions Stamp Challenge - #141 Embossing (Wet or Dry)

Delightful Sketches Challenge – Bling It On

Milk Coffee Challenge – Use 2 or more Die Cuts

The Crafter’s Cafe Challenge - #74 Use a Digi

A Gem of a Challenge - #125 Embossing

 

 

Thanks for visiting and please come back soon.

 

Meg

 

27 July 2014

Friendship

HI everyone,

 

Thanks for visiting. 

 

Just a quick note to tell you about our new challenge at Come and Get It this week.  Our theme is:

 

Friendship

 

and our challenge is sponsored by Eureka Stamps.

 

I have used a sentiment called Friends Are from Eureka and light added some colour with my Copic. 

 

I have also been playing with 3D Decoupage again and used one of the images from Morehead Inc.  This is such a cute image and goes perfectly with the sentiment.

 

The papers used is called My Mind’s Eye from the Collectable set by Jen Allyson.  I have also added some lace from my stash and the ribbon is Whisper White Organza Ribbon.

 

The dies used are from the Ovals Collection and Spellbinders Opulent Ovals collections. Plus I have used the Eyelet Border Punch.  The cardstock is Pretty in Pink and Crumb Cake.

 

Here is my card:

 

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Love the theme and I hope it has inspired you to join us!

 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

 

Alphabet Challenge – L for Lace

Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge - #241 Anything Goes

Fussy and Fancy Challenge - #119 Words

Sister Act Card Challenge - #67 Anything Goes

4 Krafty Girlz Challenge - #23 Anything Goes

Crafty Ribbons Challenge - #99 Anything Goes with Ribbon

Delightful Sketches Challenge - #23 Add Ribbon

Crafting by Design Challenge – Hats, Hats, Hats

The Paper Shelter Challenge – Anything Goes

 

Have a fabulous week.

 

 

Meg

23 July 2014

Just for Fun

This is the Theme for our new challenge over at Crafty Creations and we would love to see you there.

 

I have created this fun birthday card using an new image called Happy Day from Stampavine and I have coloured it in using Copic Markers.

 

The two decorative frames are made by Marianne Design and I have also used the Ovals Collection die and the 1 1/4” circle punch.  The paper is from my stash.

 

Here is my card:

 

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I love this little image and you can never have enough Birthday cards in your stash!

 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

 

Love to Create Challenge - #125 Bright and Sunny

Stamp and Create Monthly Challenge - Birthdays

Crazy Challenge - #176 Die Cuts and Punches

Glitter n Sparkle Challenge - #94 Happy Birthday

Stamping Sensations Monthly Challenge – Summer Blooms

Art by Miran Challenge - #10 Anything Goes

Crafty Sentiments Challenge – Hand Coloured Image

Fan-Tastic Tuesday Challenge - #45 Anything Goes

Party Time Tuesday Challenge - #182 Anything Goes

 

 

Thanks for visiting and hope to see you back again soon.

 

Meg

22 July 2014

Deck The Halls

Hi and thanks for visiting!

 

We have a new challenge over at Holly Jolly for the next two weeks and Carol is hosting our challenge.

 

Our fun theme is: Deck The Halls

 

So what does that mean to you?  Well to me it means Christmas Carols and so I have used this fabulous image from our Sponsor The Stamping Boutique called Caroling Snowmen.

 

Plus I recently found some Christmas Carols Paper from a craft shop and this has been used behind the image.

 

The image has been die cut using the Ovals Collection Die and layered on some Real Red cardstock which has also been die cut with a die from the Spellbinders Nestabilities Opulent Ovals collection.

 

Here is my card:

 

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The copic markers used were: C1, E0000, E000, E40, E42, E43, R0000, R27, R29, YG00, YR93, YG95, YG97, N0, N2, N4, Y000, Y21, Y23

 

The ribbon is from my stash and so are the Rhinestones.  I have also added some dazzling diamonds and Silver Dazzling Details.

 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

 

My Perfect Life Challenge – Christmas Cards

Corrosive Challenges - #204 Christmas in July

Christmas Card Challenges - #34 Photo Inspiration

Creative Corner Challenge – Love of Ribbon

Jellypark Challenge – Christmas in July

C.R.A.F.T Challenge - #268 Christmas in July

 

 

Hope you enjoy this little post and maybe we have inspired you to start on your Christmas cards! 

 

All the best.

 

Meg