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Sunday, 30 June 2013

Trash To Treasure

Good morning all. I hope you are all fit and well.
Here we are at the end of June which means that we have a new challenge over at Natalie and Amy’s

This month the theme for our challenge has been chosen by Wendy and her choice is …….

Trash to Treasure

Yes we would like to see you turn those unwanted items into something gorgeous.


As usual the prize for this month is a £15 gift voucher to spend in the store.


I must admit I tend to struggle for ideas with this type of challenge, but I decided to make a pretty box using an old tea bag box.


And a couple of hours later....


These are the items I used from Natalie and Amy’s shop

Marianne Design Pearl Swirls;

Hampton Art - Diffusion Cling Stamps - Crowning Moments ;

Kaisercraft Clear texture stamp - Script

The delicious papers are from Katiet Pertiet  - Letterbox Garden Song
The butterfly was enamelled using Stampendous Fran~tage Shabby white – I love this stuff!
The lace and pearl trim were from my stash.

I would like to enter this project into the following challenges


Inspire Me Fridays– Anything Goes
QKR Stampede – - Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge -  Always Anything Goes
Addicted toStamps and More -   Anything Goes
Crafting ByDesigns - Anything Goes
Divas byDesign -  Pearls
PollycraftChallenges - Anything goes
Inky Chicks           Anything Goes
Party TimeTuesdays     Anything Goes

Have a great day and have fun with the challenge


Thursday, 27 June 2013

Thank You (Teacher)

Good morning all, it's time for a new challenge over a CRAFT today.
Our theme this week is

Thank you with the optional theme of teacher.

Our four amazing sponsors this week are

   


For my Thank you tag I chose ‘Teacher’ from QKR Stampede


The base card is Kraft card.
The two patterned papers are from the Nitwits collection Live ‘n’ learn too
The flowers are from Joanna Sheen and Wild  Orchids
The sentiment is from LOTV and the ribbon is from  my stash.

Enjoy the challenge


Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Buttons and Brads

Good morning friends, I hope you are all in good health.
Today is Wednesday and as always there is a new challenge over at the Paper Shelter.

As always if you use a Paper Shelter Image available here, you will be in with a chance of winning an amazing $30 voucher to spend in the store.

If you win using any other image you win 3 digis of your choice from the shop.
So with prizes like this on offer, why not have a go?

The theme this week is
  "Buttons and/or brads"

For my card this week I used one of the images from the 


The paper is from a Nitwits harvest set.
The image as always is coloured with Promarkers.
The brads are from my stash and the snail button is one I had in a bag of buttons purchased from ebay.
The butterfly border was made using my favourite tonic punch- I really love their punches.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…..


Deep Ocean Challenge       Welcome Summer  
Inky Chicks           Anything Goes
LEJ Designs        The Sun Has Got His Hat On
Party TimeTuesdays     Anything Goes
Passion ForPromarkers Challenge  must use promarkers  Name That Tune, inspired by a song – ‘Ice Cream Man’ – Van Halen
Through The Craft Room Door    Always Anything Goes 
I
Pattie'sCreations -  Summertime Fun

If you haven't already done so please check out the awesome projects created by my DT sisters over at TPS. I am so in awe of their talent.
Have  a great day.


Monday, 24 June 2013

Tic Tac Toe

Good morning peeps,
First of all if you are living in Calgary at the moment, my thoughts are with you as you battle against those terrible floods.

Over at Incy Wincy this week, we have a new challenge for you….
..Tic Tac Toe.



Our sponsors this week are the amazingly generous



Who are giving a $20 gift certificate to one lucky winner

And

Iva Nova Chest


Who are offering this goodie bag to another lucky entrant.



Wow, with prizes like this on offer how can you resist the challenge?

I chose to use one of the new digis from The Paper Shelter for my card….

The Beautiful Flight Attendant


The image as always is coloured with Promarkers and Flex markers
My line is 2 or more images, flowers, metal

The papers are from the Katie Pertiet sets Simply Classics Travel Papers and Away we go here
The suitcase stamp and sentiment are from Doodle Pantry


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…..
Lexi's Creations - Summer Holidays
Mema's Crafts Monday Challenge -  Anything Goes &/or Father's Day &/or Graduation &/or Summer/Vacation
Pause, Dream, Enjoy - Anything Goes
Challenges 4Everybody Always Anything Goes

 Deep Ocean Challenge       Welcome Summer  
Digi Haven – must use a digi  Flowers
Pattie'sCreations -  Summertime Fun

The flowers and corners are from Wild orchid crafts.

Enjoy your day and have fun with the challenge


Saturday, 22 June 2013

Baptism Card

Morning all, hope the weather is better with you than it is here.
Today I would like to share a baptism card commissioned by my hairdresser for her granddaughter.
She particularly wanted a pink, shaped card which had a picture of her granddaughter on it.
Here it is ......


The papers have been recoloured digitally and are from various Katie Pertiet collections here 
The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
The lace is from my local craft shop.
The vintage sentiment stamp is from Pink Gems. This one is plain so you can add your own wording, but the rest of the set come with sentiments here
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Cutie Pie Challenge - For the Kids
Bearly Mine Challenges  Flowers Galore
WhimsyInspiration Shaped Card
Southern Girls -  Give it and upper cut and punch it out...use a punch or die cut
Sister Act CardChallenge Always Anything Goes
Stampin' For The Weekend Anything Goes

Have a great day



Thursday, 20 June 2013

Craft Recipe

Hello Peeps, 
                  Thursday again and today sees another new challenge at Craft .
This week we have a recipe for you.


We have four fantastic sponsors again this week




For my card I used 
Carousel Horse from Pattie's Creations.


The image is coloured with Promarkers
The papers are from Raspberry road designs - Family Matters
The flowers are from Joanna Sheen and Wild Orchids
Ribbon and Pearls are from my stash.

II would like to enter this card into the following challenges

I love Promarkers - Must use Promarkers - Anything Goes
Pollycraft Challenges - Anything goes
Passion For Promarkers Challenge  - must use promarkers - Floral Fantasy (use at least 5 flowers)

Have a great day and enjoy the challenge.



Monday, 17 June 2013

Make A Pocket Card

A very good Monday morning to you all.
 I swear I don’t know where the weekends go.

Today over at Incy Wincy Designs we have a great new challenge.
We would like to see your pocket cards.

This week we have two amazing sponsors.

For my card I used three stamps from Pink Gems Designs.

I chose Emma In Torn Jeans, One of the Vintage Occasion Sentiments and a Freebie ‘Friend’ sentiment.




The card was made using the pocket slider template available at 

As always the image is coloured using Promarkers.
The sentiment on the pocket is from LOTV;
flowers from Wild Orchid;
ribbon and lace are from my stash.
The gorgeous paper is by Katie Pertiet available here.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges.
One Stitch At A Time    Use a Digi 
Challenges 4 Everybody     Always Anything Goes

This is such a fun challenge with some great prizes on offer.
Looking forward to seeing your gorgeous creations.


Thursday, 13 June 2013

Christmas in June

Sorry for the late post work is very busy at the moment.
Today the new challenge over at CRAFT is 

Christmas in June
This week's sponsors are



For my card this week I used
'Christmas Door' from Gingerloft




I recoloured the door in a graphics program to soften the charcoal grey effect, mounted it onto coconut white card which was embossed with snowflakes, added a few die cuts, bow and sentiment.
Hope you like it.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Southern Girls -  Give it and upper cut and punch it out...use a punch or die cut
Sugar Bowl Anything Goes



Wednesday, 12 June 2013

"Blue and White" or "Pink and White"

Good morning friends, I hope you are all in good health.
Today is Wednesday and as always there is a new challenge over at the Paper Shelter.

As always if you use a Paper Shelter Image available here, you will be in with a chance of winning an amazing $30 voucher to spend in the store.

If you win using any other image you win 3 digis of your choice from the shop.
So with prizes like this on offer, why not have a go?

The theme this week is
  "Blue and White" or "Pink and White"

For my card this week I used the gorgeous Arizona Fantasy



The image is coloured with Promarkers

The sentiment is from LOTV
The ribbon is from my stash and the flower is from Wild Orchid Crafts.
The lace is from our local craft shop.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Ilove Promarkers - Must use Promarkers Circle Card

Rhedd & Rosie's Challenge Blog -  Ribbons and Lace

Whimsy Inspiration - Shaped Card



Monday, 10 June 2013

Butterflies and bows

Good morning friends, we have had an amazing week end.
On Saturday we went to a wedding, congratulations Chris and Donna and on Sunday it was our precious Imogen’s baptism.

Today we have a new challenge over at Incy Wincy
Butterflies and Bows
We have two fantastic sponsors


It’s impossible to choose between these two designers when making a card. So I was lucky enough to be able to play with one of each!

My first card is made using ‘Butterfly Baby’ by Saturated Canary





This was the baptism card for my gorgeous Imogen.
The image is coloured with Promarkers.
The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
The butterflies were made using a Marthar Stewart punch.
Spellbinder dies created the shapes.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Created With Love -  Anything Goes (papercrafts only)
Make it Monday -  always Anything Goes
Paper Playtime - Anything Goes
The Shabby TeaRoom -  "Sweet as Sugar" Color/Photo Inspiration* = Blue, Pink, White/cream & Flowers
Whoopsi Daisy -  Wedding/Engagement/Congratulations
Love to Create -  Vintage or Shabby




My second card was made using Anemone by Lacy Sunshine.
No butterflies but lots of bows.


Again the image was coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers.
The pearls and ribbons are from my stash.
The miniature shells were from ebay.
The sentiment was made using a LOTV stamp.
The papers were from other Katie Pertiet collections - Coastal papers no1 and Artistry Azul Papers both available here

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Craft-Dee BowZ -  Celebrate Summer + Handmade Bow
Ink It Pink -  - At the Beach
The Paper Girls - The Beach
The Paper NestDolls Challenge - Summer


I will be popping by all of your blogs because it my turn to choose the top three this week. I can’t wait to see the beautiful projects you create.
Have fun!