05 July 2015

Flowers

We have a new challenge over at Come and Get It and you will love the theme.

 

Flowers – yep Anything Goes with Flowers

 

We have some super sponsors too and I have used a Sweet Pea Image call Fairy on a Stool

 

The image has been coloured in with Copic markers and the colours were inspired by the paper that I have used.

 

The paper is from Prima Marketing Meadow Lark Collection called Wingsong #843816.  The dies used were SU Ovals Collection and Spellbinder Fleur de Elegance.

 

The sentiment is from the SU set Butterfly Basics.  The cardstock is Perfect Plum, So Saffron and Xpress It Blending cardstock.

 

Here is my card:

 

 

cagi flowers 5

 

The paper flowers are from Kaiser Kraft and Creative Blooms.  The punches used were the SU Rounded Corner and Eyelet Border.

 

Here is a close up of this lovely image.

 

cagi flowers 3

 

I applied some small white dots on the wings and for the trim on the stool and beads on the fairy with a white gel pen.

 

The Copic Colours used were:

 

Skin/Eyes: E0000, 000, 00, 11, G40, 21, 24

Hair: E50, 51, 53, 55

Stool: W5, 3, 1, 00, 0

Dress/Wings: BV0000, 000, 00, 4, 2 ,1, 0

 

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

 

Allsorts Challenge - #318 How does your Garden Grow?

Di’s Digi Design Challenge - Celebrations

Suzy Bee’s Bloomin Challenge - #87 Anything Goes with a Twist Add Floral

Crafty Time Challenge – Punches or Dies

Fab n Funky Challenge - #266 Birthdays

 

 

Thanks for visiting have a wonderful day.

 

Meg

01 July 2015

M is for Magnolia

Our new challenge at ABC Challenge is one that we are sure you will enjoy. 

 

Our new letter for the next two weeks is M and so our new theme is:

 

M for Magnolia

 

So this can be a Magnolia image, paper or even a die, as long as there is something Magnolia on your project we would love to see it.

 

I have used a Magnolia image called Waterlily Tilda and the colours for my card have been inspired by the paper which is also Magnolia Special Moments Royal Swedish Feathers paper.

 

The image has been coloured in with Copic markers and the cardstock used is SU Marina Mist, Sahara Sand and Xpress It Blending cardstock.

 

The flowers are from Kaisercraft Icebergs Paper Blooms and some are from my stash. The stamp is a Kaisercraft stamp called Blue Bay.

 

 

abc magnolia

 

 

The lace is from my stash and I think it is lovely.  The dies used are an SU Ovals die, Marianne Petra Large Oval and Nestabilities Beaded Ovals.  The sweet little butterfly has been created using the retired Wings Embosslits die.

 

I love the sentiment so I have captured a close up to share also:

 

abc magnolia 4

 

 

Here is a close up of the image:

 

abc magnolia 3

 

The copic markers used were:

 

Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11. R21

Hair: E44, 43, 42, 40

Clothes: W5, 3, 1, 00

B0000, 4, 2, 1, 000, 00

Others: G21, 000, 40, 24, Y000, 15, 13, 11, BG000, 15, 01, C00

 

 

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

 

Glitter n Sparkle Challenge - #143 Sentiment

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge - #12 Anything Goes

That Craft Place Monthly Challenge - Layers

Allsorts Challenge - #31 Blue as Ocean

Brown Sugar Challenge - #152 Summer Fun

Simply Paper Crafts Challenges - #7 Anything Goes

 Magnolia-licious Challenge – Things with Wings

Cuttlebug Mania Challenge – Sentimental Journey

 

 

Have a wonderful day.

 

Meg

24 June 2015

Red, White and/or Blue

A new day and a new challenge at Crafty Creations!

 

Our theme for the next two weeks is Red, White and/or Blue.

 

Our challenge is sponsored by Freshly Brewed.

 

I have decided to go with Red and White and make a fairly CAS card.

 

Here is my card:

 

ccc colour

 

I have paper pieced the dress with some Paper from my stash and the lovely Die is by Nestabilities called Decorative Labels Eight.

 

The sentiment is from the SU set A Dozen Thoughts and punched out with the small Ovals punch.

 

Here is a close up of the image:

 

ccc colour 2

 

 

The Red Rhinestones were a great find and the cardstock used is retired SU Ridinghood Red.

 

The copic colours used to colour the image were:

 

Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11

Lips: R20

Hair: E47, 44, 43 42, 40

Seat: E35, 34, 30

 

 

Thanks for visiting and it would be great to see you at our challenge.

 

Meg

Colour Inspiration

 

Our new challenge at Southern Girls Challenge is a wonderful picture inspiration and I am sure that you will want to join us.

 

We have Lacy Sunshine and Oddball Art sponsoring our challenge too!

 

I have used an Oddball Art image called Josie & the Butterflies and I have coloured the image in with Copic Markers.

 

I have used some wonderful paper from my stash which I thing go wonderfully with the colours in the photo.   One is from KaiserCraft Needle & Thread Collection  and the other is a scrap piece.

 

The cardstock used is Naturals White and Cantaloupe Crisp.  The dies used is a new call by Nestabilities called Fleur de Elegance and the SU Ovals die.

 

 

Here is my card:

 

sg colour

 

and here is the photo inspiration:

 

Mint Green Coral Wedding Hair Comb Peach Pink Aqua Turquoise Flower Floral Head Piece Bridal Hair Pin Pastel Colors Bridesmaid Gift

 

The paper flowers are from my stash. I have also used the SU Eyelet Boarder Punch and the Decorative Label punch.  The sentiment is from the SU Hostess Set Bloom with Hope.

 

Here is a close up of the image:

 

sg colours 2

 

The copic colours used were:

 

Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11, R21

Hair: E33, 34

Lips: R20

Eyes: B000, 1, 2

Clothes & Butterflies: BG0000, 000, 00, 13, 10, 11

R0000, 00, 01, 02

Shoes: W00, 5, 3, 1

 

Thanks for visiting and have a wonderful day.

 

Meg

23 June 2015

Christmas Tags

Our new theme at Holly Jolly for the next two weeks is Tags and we have some great sponsors so please come and join us.

 

The sweet image I am using is from Crafty Creations and is called Cold Christmas.  The colours have been inspired by the Christmas paper from my stash.

 

I created a card using the Scallop Tag Topper punch and I have added some Dazzling Diamonds with Crystal Effects on the ear muffs and hand warmers to add a some sparkle.

 

 

Here is my card:

 

hj tag

 

 

The lace is SU Sahara Sand and there are some random spots of Liquid Pearls in White Opal, Platinum Pearls and Ballerina. The snowflakes from the retired Frosted Sequins Embellishment set.

 

The sentiment is a Lilly of the Valley sentiment and the snowflakes down on the Sahara Sand cardstock is a Martha Stewart punch called Winter Snow.

 

Here is a close up of the image:

 

hj tag 2

 

The Copic Markers used to colour the image were:

 

Hair: E53, 51, 57, 55

Skin: E0000, 11, 00, 000, R20

Clothes: E42, 40, 43, R0000, 85, 83, 81, 00

Shoes: W5, 3, 1, 00

 

 

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

 

The Glory of Christmas Challenge - #61 Snow

Christmas Card Challenge - #29 Photo Inspiration (Christmas)

Creative Corner Challenge – Bling It Out

Graph It Marker Challenge - #25 Pink and Pretty

The Paper Shelter Challenge - #208 Make It Digital

 

 

Thanks for visiting – have a fabulous day!

 

Meg

21 June 2015

Animals

 

Hi everyone

 

At Come and Get It we have a fun new challenge – Animals!

 

We have some super sponsors and I have used an image from Melonheadz Reindeer Bundle, so I have made a Christmas card with this cute image.

 

Here is my card:

 

animal

 

These images are so easy to colour and then create a Christmas Card.  The inside of the stars have a stamped image from the SU Bright & Beautiful  set and they were die cut with using the SU Stars Framelit die. 

 

The sentiment is from the More Merry Messages stamp set.  The paper is by Min’s Eye and is called Sleigh Bells Ring.

 

The lace and bling are from my stash and I have also used the SU Scallop Edge punch.

 

Here is a close up of the image:

 

 

animal 1

 

The image was coloured in with Copic Markers and the colours used were

 

E50, 53, 51, 57, 55, E47, 49, 44, 25, 34

R24, 27, 05, 00

 

 

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

 

Christmas Stampin Challenge - #49 Ribbon or Lace

Crafty Sentiments Challenge – Anything Goes

Natalie and Amy Challenge - #33 Christmas

Sparkle Forum Monthly Christmas Challenge - #53 Christmas

 

 

Have a wonderful day and don’t forget to join us if you get a chance.

 

Meg

15 June 2015

L is for Lace

Hello and thanks for visiting.

 

We have a new challenge over at ABC Challenges and you will love it.

 

Our letter for this challenge is L and what do we love that starts with L – yep Lace.

 

Our theme is L is for Lace, so please come and join us.

 

Our challenge sponsor is The Paper Shelter and they have some fabulous image choices so join us and go in the draw to win!

 

I have used a Paper Shelter image called Time for Tea and I have coloured it in with Copic Markers.

 

The papers are from Kaisercraft Oh So Lovely Collection P1790 Femme and Fabscraps Wild Tunes 1.  The lace is from stash.

 

 

 

abc lace 2

 

The clock is a chipboard which I purchased from Scrapmatts and daubered with Sahara Sand ink.  The little tag was created using the SU Tag punch and the die is from Spellbinders Nestabilities Captivating Squares.

 

Here is a close up of the image:

 

abc lace 4

 

 

The sentiment is from the SU Build a Birthday stamp set.  The cardstock used is Primrose Petal, Sahara Sand and X-Press It Blending cardstock.

 

The Copic colours used were:

 

Skin: E0000, 000, 00, 11, R21

Eyes: G21, 20, 24

Hair: E57, 55, 53, 50

Cup: C00,0,R85, 83

Clock: N0, 2, 4

Flourish/Leaves: BG0000, 000, 10, 11, 13, 01

Clothes/Hat: R0000, 81, 83, 85, W00, 1, 3, N0, 2, 4

 

I am very happy with this card and love this image.

 

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

 

4 Crafty Chicks Challenge - #250 Polka Dots

 Inspiration Destination Challenge - #37 Anything Goes

Everybody Art Challenge - #328 Card for a Girl

Sugar and Betty Monthly Challenge – Anything Goes

The Sisters of Craft Monthly Challenge – Anything Goes

Glitter n Sparkle Challenge - #141 Include a Die Cut

Fairytale Stamper Challenge - #57 Anything Goes

 

Have a fabulous day.

 

Meg

10 June 2015

Embossing

Wednesday already and a new challenge to share with you which we have over at Crafty Creations.

Our new challenge is Embossing, dry or heated we do not mind as long as you share it with us.

I have gone a bit vintage with card and use some lovely paper from Kaisercraft from the Oh So Lovely Collection #P1791 Women.

I love the big rose flowers and the soft warm colours, this has inspired the colours I have used.  The base cardstock is Mossy Meadows as well as Sahara Sand, Confetti White and Pretty in Pink.

The beautiful sentiment is from Kaisercraft also called Blue Bay.  Both butterfly dies are from the SU Butterflies Thinlits set and the smaller image has a stamped image also from the Butterfly Basics stamp set.

Here is my card:

ccc embossing

The embossing folder used are from the retired Delicate Designs and the large scallop edgelits die.  I have also daubered the embossing with Sahara Sand ink.  The Ribbon is retired Pretty in Pink Satin Ribbon.

Here is close up of the sentiment:

ccc embossing 2

I love the faded type writer print.

Here is a closer look at the beautiful butterflies.

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I love this card and ever little element.


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

Inky Chicks Challenge - #52 Butterflies
Sweet Stamps Challenge - #225 Anything Goes
Craft Time Monthly Challenge - Girls, Girls, Girls
Get Creative Challenge - #16 Include Butterflies
Sentimental Sundays Challenge - #262 Touch of Vintage
AUD Sentiments Challenge - #133 Bingo (all rows except Paper Punch)



Have a wonderful day.

Meg

09 June 2015

Frame It



Hello everyone and thanks for visiting.


We have a new challenge over at Holly Jolly where we are getting ahead start on our Christmas cards.

The theme for the next two weeks is Frame It, so we would love to see how you interpret this.

We have some great sponsors too and I have used an image from A Day for Daisies called Love Angel.

I have framed the image with a die cut from Nestabilities called Captivating Squares and the image has been coloured with Copic Markers.

The paper used is a retired SU paper and ribbon are from my stash.  The cardstock used was Old Olive, Crumb Cake and Real Red.

Here is my card:




The sentiment is a Lily of the Valley sentiment and has been stamped in Real Red and punched out using the 1 3/4 " Circle punch.

Here is close up of this image and sentiment.



I have tied this image in to the Christmas theme with the sentiment which reads "Happy Christmas, Sending Love across the Miles"

The Copic markers used were:

Skin: E11, 000, 0000, 00
Hair: E37, 35, 34, 33. 50
Hearts: R0000, 25, 24, 14, 5
Dress: YG00, 23, 23, 25, 03
Bowl: W00, 1, 3


I have also added some Dazzling Diamonds to the wings with Crystal Effects.

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


Lacy Sunshine Challenge - Colour Your World Creative
Wags n Whiskers Challenge - #155 Seeing Spots
Tuesday Throwdown Challenge - #248 Frame It & DT Call
Natalie and Amy Challenge - #33 Christmas
Fan-Tastic Tuesday Challenge - See Some Bling 



Have a fabulous day.

Meg

07 June 2015

Paper Piecing

Hi everyone,

Over at Come and Get It our new challenge has started and this week we are Paper Piecing.

We would love for you to join us and have some fun with this challenge theme.

I have used a Stamping Boutique image called The Mermaid Dawn and I have paper pieced the tail of the mermaid using some paper from my stash by MME Cut and Paste by Jen Allyson #CP1006.

The rest of the image and surrounds have been coloured in with Copic Markers.

Here is my card:





The reeds in the background have been stamped with Coastal Cabana ink using a retired SU stamp Inspired by Nature.  

The cardstock used is Coastal Cabana and Crumb Cake with X-Press It Blending cardstock.

Here is a close up of the image:


There is some Dazzling Diamonds on the Mermaids tail and randomly around the image to add some sparkle.

I also added some pearls to the side of the image and the Thank You sentiment is from the Itty Bitty Banners Stamp set.

The dies used were from SU Circles Collection, Bitty Banners, Window Frames Collection and Spellbinders Nestablities Standard Circles Large.

The copic markers used were:

YG00, 03, 05, 11, 21, 23, 25
BG 0000, 01, 10, 11, 13
B0000, 000, 00, 01, 02
E11, 00, 000, 0000, R21
E50, 33, 34,35 37

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


Brown Sugar Challenge - #149 Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude Challenge - #4 Anything Goes & DT Call
Little Red Wagon Challenge - #292 Use It Up & DT Call
Clear It Out Challenge - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday Challenge - #22 Use some Kraft



Have a wonderful day.

Meg