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Friday, 3 April 2020

Happy birthday to Ewe!


Pattie's Creations is giving us a very popular
challenge this month - Birthdays!

I used her new image "Baa to you" ...


The image includes both sheep. 
I love the shocked look of the face of the one on the left!
I paper pieced the background, stamped the houses
and trees and fussy-cut around them to add them to the scene. 
Embossing around the edge of the whole thing
and hand-drawn faux stitching, finished this card. 

I would like to add this into the following challenges:

Pink gem - atg - 8 April
Catch the bug - atg - 12 April
Inkspirational - atg - 24 April
Cardz 4 galz - cute animals - 10 April
2 Crafty Critter crazies - atg - 26 April
Crafters cafe - atg - 16 April
Cards galore encore - atg - 1 May
Love to craft - atg - 1 May

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Home Sweet Home!

Our challenge this time over at The Colour Crazy challenge 
is being sponsored by Createful heart stamps.
I used the image "home sweet home" which was lovely to colour. 


I used my alcohol markers to colour and added a sentiment from 
Pink Petticoat (sadly, no longer trading).  
A few punched butterflies and some spotty paper for the background 
(along with a few embossed lines) finished this card.

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

Friday, 6 March 2020

Wishing you...

The challenge at Patties Creations this month.
is: Anything goes!



This is an image I have had my eyes on for a while...
it's called "Wishing well."
I doodled a background - making it up as I went - with my alcohol pens. 
I used fineliners to draw on the dandelion clocks in the foreground
Embossing a single line around the Kraft card and drawing a black line with the 
"Wishing you..." sentiment, finished off this card. 
(I will finish off the inside of this card with "... a happy birthday!" or  "... well!"
(depending on what occasion I decide to use this card for. )

I would like to enter this into the following challenges

Creative fingers - atg - 30 March
Crafty Creations - atg - 1 April
Creative moments - atg - 19 March
Crafty sentiments - atg - 10 March
Digi choosday - atg - 15 March
Jans digi stamps - atg - 17 March

Friday, 21 February 2020

Vintage camera

Twinkle lane designs  are our sponsor this week,
I got this amazing image - perfect for my Dad!
It's called "Vintage Camera."


I looked up some old cameras on the www and coloured this one with the
 same kind of colours (with my alcohol pens).
I added a camera film diecut - which I have had for years.
A few different papers and an embossed card with stars on, sit in the background -
which I inked around the edges. 
The "smile!" sentiment also comes with the image. I cut this freehand, to look like 
an old camera flash.
I used a die for the happy birthday sentiment...a bargain which I 
bought in The Works - and cut in half. 
A couple of punched gold stars finished this card.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Watercooler wednesday - masculine - 25 Feb
Through the craft room door - atg - 26 Feb
A place to start - masculine - 1 March
Jan's digi stamps - atg - 16 March
Incy Wincy designs - atg - 1 March

Friday, 7 February 2020

Cherry blossom branch

At Patties Creations this month, with Valentines day drawing near,
Pattie has challenged us:  "love, love, love."


I wanted to make something a little different.. possibly a card i could give to my husband.
I used "Cherry Blossom Branch" image(coloured with my promarkers)
 with a few die-cuts - 'birds' and 'precious heart' - and a stamped sentiment.
I dry embossed the inside edge of both the white piece and the spotty card
and inked all edges with a grey chalk eye. 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Cut it up - love with a diecut - 20 Feb
C.R.A.F.T. - love / valentines - 14 Feb
I love promarkers - love - 17 Feb
Simon says stamp - with love - 13 Feb
Through the craft room door - atg - 11 Feb
Incy wincy designs - atg - 1 March
Make my Monday - i heart you - 17 Feb
Lil patch of crafty friends - atg - 17 Feb
Cards galore encore - atg - 1 March

Friday, 24 January 2020

Playing around...

Over at the Colour Crazy Challenge this time, we are being sponsored by Dr DiGi.
I got the fabulous image called "Solitaire Saul."


I coloured the image with my alcohol pens and used 3d foam on the guy and the back of the chair.
I coloured the cat on the desk to look like our cat, Bella
(As this card will be for my Hubby). 
I copied the cat and made it slightly smaller, and popped him at the guy's feet
- and coloured him like our little kitty, Chester. 
The window is a diecut (on 3d foam) and the scene behind the window is actually
one of my Hubbys pieces of encaustic-art!

I may add a sentiment to this card at some point, but I'm not sure what yet.

I would like to add this into the following challenges:
Crafty Friends - atg - 1 Feb
Southern Girls - atg - 7 Feb
Crafty Creations - atg - 1 Feb
I love promarkers - atg - 3 Feb
Simon says stamp - besotted with our pets - 1 Feb

Friday, 3 January 2020

New years, Cheers!

Pattie's Creations are back with our January challenge -
"Anything goes."
I have "Cheers to you ladies!" -  a new image, drawn by Pattie...



I thought this image was great, and knew a few people I could make cards 
for with this image on, so made 2 cards! Lol. 
I coloured with my promarkers an used a dovecraft paper pack for the backing papers...
"tea party" i think the papers are called.
The sentiments under the images are from Pink Petticoat -
 who are sadly no longer trading. 
I punched a couple of stars too.  
These cards just make me smile. 

I would like to enter into the following challenges:

Brown sugar - atg - 3 Feb
Through the craft room door - atg - 8 Jan
Incy Wincy Designs - atg - 15 Jan