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Saturday 31 December 2011

Teddy Bo Birthstone Challenge

Hi everyone on this last day of 2011.
Today I have made a card for my mum's 79th birthday next week. To be honest it's the first card I've made for ages that hasn't been a DT card or a Christmas card and I have really enjoyed it. I also wanted to make a card for the Teddy Bo challenge because I love Gayle's images so much, but have recently been unable to make any cards with her images due to DT committments.
The challenge is to use your birthstone colours. I didn't know whether to choose reds ( garnet) for mum or cool blues (aquamarine) for my birthstone. As you can see I opted for the blues 'cos I love pastel shades best.

The image is 'Jolly' from Teddy Bo & Co.
The blooms are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
The Seam binding is from Create and Craft.
Pearls are from stash.
The papers are from Nitwit collection - bundle of joy.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges

Enjoy your New Year Celebrations

Happy New Year ,Hugs Sheryl xxx

Thursday 29 December 2011

Happy New Year

Hello all, I hope you all had a fantastic Christmas.
All of our turkey and chocs have disappeared as my waistline can prove. New healthy eating routine begins on New Years day. At this point, Ian is rolling around the floor laughing. Over at CRAFT our challenge this week is 'New Year.'
We have two sponsors Sew Many Cards and Liastampz.

For my D.T. card I chose 'Stryder with balloons from 'Sew Many Cards.'
I added text to the balloons using Microsoft Publisher  and decoupaged them to give dimension to the card.
The image is coloured using Promarkers and Spectrum Noir pens
The papers I found on a My Craft Studio CD - Simply Silhouettes.
The corner and flowers are from Wild Orchids Crafts.

Enjoy the challenge and have a fab new year.

Don't forget to visit the rest of the D.T. blogs for their inspirational projects.
I am entering this card into the following challenges.
Creative inspirations - Anything goes
Charisma Cardz - Anything goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything goes

Hugs Sheryl 

Thursday 22 December 2011

CRAFT challenge - Pastels

Happy Christmas every one.
I hope all those last minute preparations are going to plan. I am looking forward to a relaxing holiday with hopefully some crafting time using my new goodies I hope Santa has tucked into his sack.

I chose to team up two stamps from Robyn's Fetish called Belladasnow lady and Snowdaysarefun to make a card for my sister and brother in law.

The ribbon was one I bought at the NEC from Fantastic Ribbons.
The papers are from the Nitwit digital collection Joyful Hearts.
The images are coloured with Promarkers and flex markers.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz Anything goes
I love Promarkers - anything goes
Make it Monday challenge 68
Sassy Cheryl's Digi Stamp - a snowman with a die cut.
Crimbo crackers - snowflakes
Christmas card challenges - non traditional colours.
Off to do the food shopping now aghh, then more last minute cards to make - yes, I know, I know!
Have a peaceful Christmas full of love and good cheer, chocolate, the odd glass of wine, chocolate, good food oh and did I mention chocolate?
Happy Christmas Sheryl

Thursday 15 December 2011

Card with removable item.

Festive greetings all!
As you can see from the title of this post, today I have a card with a removable item. This is the challenge for this week over at CRAFT. I have been wanting to make a book card for ages, and so decided to make one for our gorgeous little 3 year old grandson Ryan.

The image I chose is from one of our fabulous sponsers for this challenge- Bows and Berries and it's called toastygingerbreadman.

Our other Sponsor is My Creative Classroom

The removable item is inside the card - chocolate gingerbread men to hang on his tree. I doubt they will make it to the tree lol but there is always hope!

The chocolate men were made using a silicon mould I got from Amazon.
The papers are once again from Bearly Mine Christmas Wishes.
The snowflake border is a MS PAP - Aspen snowflake
The ribbon was from crafts u love - I think.

Have fun with your creations

Don't forget to visit the rest of the DT blogs for their inspirational projects - links are on my side bar.

Hugs Sheryl xxx

Thursday 8 December 2011

CRAFT challenge

Hi peeps, sorry for the late post, something went wrong with my schedule. Today's challenge over at CRAFT is a sketch provided by Kevin. Who is a previous DT member.

Our generous sponsors this week are Floppy Latte Designs and  Glitterbabe.
For my DT card I chose 'playin in the snow' by Floppy Latte.

The image is coloured with Promarkers
The lovely papers are from Bearly Mine Designs - Christmas wishes and Christmas swirls.
The ribbon is from stash.
The flowers are from Wild Orchids.

Remember to hop over to the rest of the DT blogs for their inspirational projects.

Enjoy the challenge.

I am entering this card into Crafty Catz - anything goes.

Hugs Sheryl xxx

Saturday 3 December 2011

A pleasant change

Hi peeps
I have been asked to make a birthday card for a friend's daughter's 21st birthday just after Christmas. To be honest it's nice not to be making Christmas cards! I have never coloured a Kenny K image before but love this one. Her daughter is studying media studies at Uni, loves to shop and the whole family spent 4 days in New York at Easter.
So the Image I chose is Madison Attitude.

The clapper board and film strip I found on the internet and personalised. 

The camera button was from the NEC in November.
Ribbon from stash
The charm and chain from ebay
Swirls - Marianne Creatable die
Fleur Delis spell binder borderbilities.
The papers are from Raspberry Road - For the Record

I am entering this for the following challenges 
Charisma Cardz - Spots
Make it Monday - Anything goes
Crafty boots anything goes
Divas by Design Anything goes
Crafty Chicks - Birthday
shopping our stash - digi image

Enjoy the rest of your weekend I'm off for another Lemsip!

Hugs Sheryl xxx

Thursday 1 December 2011

Christmas Present

Hello everyone, and welcome to December.
I really will have to get myself organised for Christmas to try to avoid my last minute panic.

Today is new challenge day over at CRAFT Challenge and this week's theme is Christmas Present

Our two sponsors this week are

Crimson Cloud         and          Lauretta's Digital Stamps

First I decided to make an Easel card and gift box combined for my grandson to give to his key worker at nursery as a Christmas gift as my DT project this week.

This is the box when it is closed.

The top lifts and folds to make an easel card.
Obviously you could put anything in the box, I chose scented candles.

The papers are from Bearly Mine Designs  Winter Swirls
The gorgeous image, Christmas Cat is coloured with promarkers and is fromLauretta's Digital Stamps
Tea lights from local supermarket - they were £2.99 for 32 - so I am making lots of these for Christmas!
And to prove it here is my second one using
Audrey with presents from Stamping Boutique.

Hope you like them.

Remember to visit the rest of the DT blogs for inspiration and above all have fun!

I am entering this project into the following challenges:
Bearly Mine   My favourite things ( cats, candles, blue)
2 sisters  - holiday
Crafty Creations photo inspiration
Divas by Design - Anything goes

              Hugs Sheryl