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Thanks for looking. Hugs Sheryl x

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Monday 27 February 2012

INCY WINCY Challenge - Sketch

Good Morning All,

Today over at Incy Wincy Designs we have a fantastic sketch for you created by the very talented Samantha.
It's a fabulous sketch and using the gorgeous images from our sponsor this week - Limited Runs Digi's the DT team have created some fantastic projects.

I have made two cards this week.

The first one is for my little ( cough, cough) brother who is 50 next week.
The image is 'toy car'.
The papers are from a Raspberry Road collection - Travelogue.
The sentiment is from a Lilly of the Valley sentiment set.

This little fella is called Whootie the Owl.
The flower, lace and jute are from Wild Orchids Crafts.

I know you will all have fun with this challenge and remember to pop over to my fellow teamies individual blogs to check out their inspirations.

Hugs Sheryl xxx

Thursday 23 February 2012

Moulin Rouge

Someone at work asked me to decorate the front cover of a guest book for one of her relative's 21st birthday party. The theme was Moulin Rouge aggggh!
Fortunately I had this lovely little little stamp from Make it Crafty

I have blanked out the recipients name for privacy.

I wasn't sure about it , but they were delighted - at least that's what they said!
I would like to enter this into the following challenge:-
4 crafty chicks - photo inspiration - top 3 pick - golden egg award
anything goes - alter something
The colours I used are those in the photo.

Hope they like it .

Hugs Sheryl xxx

Craft Challenge - sketch

Hello all,
Today I am really excited because today over at CRAFT the challenge is a sketch - created by  ME!
So I am more than a little excited to see what fantastic creations you all come up with. The DT have some senational projects to inspire you. So please hop along to their blogs to get a closer look.

This is my DT card using a gorgeous Image from Saturated Canary - Whispy a Fairy.
These images are so gorgeous and can be obtained here

We have three fantastic sponsors offering amazing prizes.

The Stamping Boutique - 3 digistamps of your choice.
Digi Darla - 4 digistamps of your choice.
Saturated Canary - 3 digis of your choice.

And the Prize for our Star of The Month is from
Sew Many Images  - 5digis of your choice.

Get creating folks - there are amazing digis on all of our sponsors' sites.

I am entering this card into the following challenges.
Tuesday Throwdown - use blue
Lollipops Crafts Anything goes
Top Tip Tuesday - magical/mystical - 2nd prize winner
Paper Sundaes - Birthday

Have fun!
Hugs Sheryl xxx

Monday 20 February 2012

Incy Wincy Challenge - Birthday

Morning everyone,
I trust today finds you all in good health. 
Today as always on a Monday there is a new challenge over at INCY Wincy designs. It's a nice easy one this week - birthday.
Our fabulous sponsor is our old favourite K'nK designs and the prize is 3 digi sets.
Here is my DT card for today's challenge using Pickles the cat, a sentiment and the small bird all from k'nk.

The papers are a downloadable digi kit from Printable Heaven
The pink doily was cut using a Cheery Lynn die.
The ribbon is from my stash
The lace is from Wild Orchid Crafts.

Get those creative juices flowing and let's see those fantastic projects.
We all love popping over to your blogs to see your work.
Don't forget to visit our DT blogs to get a closer look at our projects.
Enjoy your day!

I am entering this into the following challenges:-
Totally gorjuss - lace 
Totally paper crafts - ribbons / bows 
Just Tracys Crafts - female, ribbon.
Shelly's Images - show us what you got.
Mema's Crafts - Anything Goes
Joyful Stamper - Anything goes
Hugs Sheryl xxx

Thursday 16 February 2012

What a week!

Not exactly as restful a half term as I had hoped. My poor mum is really struggling after her accident so I've been tied up with her for the week. So much so that I didn't think I would manage a card for todays CRAFT Challenge.
Our challenge this week is to use no designer papers and to be honest this is the first time I have ever tried this.
The card was done really quickly using this beautiful little fella from
 Meljen's designs who is one of our generous sponsors this week.
Click here to check out the fantastic prizes.

He is coloured with spectrum noir pens rather than Promarkers this time.
The brown paper is from an A4 envelope which has been embossed using a mica mask. This is the debossed side.
The blue punched paper was from a page in a magazine and the blue die cut was the insert from a gift box. 
The blooms and corner are from wild orchids.

This is a really fun challenge so do join in.
Pop over to my fellow teamies blogs to see how inventive and creative they have been.
Have a great day.

Hugs Sheryl xxx

Monday 13 February 2012

Recipe challenge

Morning all I hope you are all safe after the horrendous icy conditions.
My poor mum has fallen and broken her wrist and chipped her hip. The accident unit of our local hospital was actually on TV because of the huge number of injuries sustained on Friday morning.

To cheer you all up we have a recipe challenge at INCY WINCY DESIGNS this week.

We would like to see 1 image, 2 designer papers and 3 different embellies.

The DT team were lucky enough to play about with images from our fabulous sponsor

I used the beautiful 'elegant butterfly'

I actually decoupaged the butterfly but this doesn't show up clearly on here.
My three embellies are flowers, ribbon and lace.
The gorgeous papers were part of a set from Stitchy Bear during their fabulous January sale and are called sweet melodies.
Flowers and lace are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
The sentiment is from Lilly of the Valley.
The card is for my best friends daughter who is undergoing her last major operation on her leg.
Hang on in there Claire!

The prize for this challenge is .......

5 free digis of your choice

Have fun and check out my fellow teamies blogs.
 I am entering this card into the:

Paper Creations Inc - 1 stamp, 2 different patterned papers and 3 embellishments
Mojo monday Sketch. - I used  ribbon instead of the rectangle beneath the image.

Hugs Sheryl xxx

Thursday 9 February 2012

Valentine Challenge

Hi peeps, hope you are all fit and well.

Today is Thursday and we are thinking about lurve .....  over at CRAFT Challenge this week.

Its a Valentines Challenge.
We have three very generous sponsors offering some amazing prizes. So go on give it a whirl!
They are .....

I have chose a Bugaboo image  called Giraffe hearts 2 for my stepper card. Please note there is only one stamp which I flipped to make a couple ( me and my husband, lol).

The stripped paper was made by combining a bugaboo sentiment with a striped digi paper from Nitwit Designs.
The other paper is from  a Floppy Latte set.
The images have been coloured with Promarkers and Flex markers.
I am entering this card into the:
 addicted to stamps challenge - Valentines
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days - hearts
Hooked on Crafts - Hearts

Please go to visit my fellow teamies blogs they are an amazingly talented group of people and lovely to boot!
Have a good day.
Hugs Sheryl xxx

Monday 6 February 2012

Love is in the air

Morning all,
Love is in the air today over at INCY WINCY designs but with a difference.

This week we would like you to combine a little  Love with the colours, Pink, Black  and White.

I opted for a heart easel card for my DT card. I haven't made one of these for about two years - the last one was for my niece's birthday. 

The digi is called Angel - I love you and is from our fabulous sponsors Bugaboo  Digital Stamps

Their generous prize is 7 digi stamps - they have so many gorgeous stamps you will be spoilt for choice.

My angel is coloured with ProMarkers.
The backing paper is part of a download set  from printable heaven and has exactly the right colours in there so I was lucky to have this in my 'computer' stash.
Digi papers are so good because you never run out of your favourite paper!!
As always the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts. 
The sentiment ticket  is a freebie from here
The ribbon and pearls are from stash and the heart border is made with a Friskars punch.

Hugs Sheryl xxx

Thursday 2 February 2012

Colour Combo

Hi peeps hope you are keeping warm!
              Today over at CRAFT challenge we have a colour combo for you.

Challenge 140, 2nd of February 2012
Our fantastic sponsors this week are

The Crafty Pad Stamp Designs       Crimson Cloud        Sassy Studio Designs

As you know, I really struggle with these bright colours. But, this image 'Hippy Chick' from Sassy Studio fits this combo perfectly.

There's also a little extra incentive over at Trimgyms Digistamps and Images there are gorgeous freebie papers for you to use. 

I made this card for our youngest daughter's 21st birthday.

A peek at the inside

The papers are from the Summer Expressions Collection by Raspberry Road Designs.
The blooms are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
The funky ribbon was from our local market.
 I am entering this card into the following challenges.
My Mum's Craft Shop - Fab and Funky
Divas by Design - anything goes
I love promarkers - photo inspiration

Have fun with this challenge and don't forget to visit my fellow teamies to look at their amazing creations.
Hugs Sheryl xxx