Saturday, 30 August 2014

Marilyn Monroe

I found this stunning image of Marilyn Monroe and thought the sentiment matched perfectly! I absolutely love Jade's artwork! I cut out the sentiment using Spellbinders labels thirty three and distressed the edges using Tim Holtz Worn Lipstick ink.

Paper - Free paper from Far Far Hill
Embellishments - Papermania Capsule Collection
Sentiment - freebie from Create with TLC
Image - Marilyn Monroe from Jade Dragonne coloured with Pro Markers

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Stamp and Create - Anything goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything goes
Clear it Out Challenge Blog - Anything goes with fav colour combo
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog - Sentiment other than birthday
Cute Card Thursday - Anything goes
Crafty Girls Challenges - #25 Anything goes
Brown Sugar Challenge Blog - #109 Anything goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - #72 Anything goes

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Kittie Cats

My Messy Pets CD-ROM from Create & Craft finally arrived and I've had great fun playing with it. It's so easy to build any picture you want and even recolour the images. I've recoloured the ladies hair so it looks like Sue. Of course Sue loves cats so I added the extra images. I love the ease of creating decoupage images and as you can see from the pictures below I had some fun adding extra layers (fiddly to cut out but look great!). I distressed the edges of the card blank with worn lipstick then finished the card with Candi and a paper bow.

Paper - Messy Pets CD from Create & Craft
Embellishments - Craftwork cards paper bows & candi

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
The Crazy Challenge - #178 Cute little animals
Paper Creator's Crafts - #28 Bows, bling & blooms
Designs Rubber Stamps - A birthday card
Sassy Studio Designs - #241 Stack it up!
Inky Impressions - #172 Animal friends
Craft a Scene - Animal Challenge
Sisiterhood of Snarky - Z is for zoo
Creative Moments - Anything goes / Animals
Crafty Little Fairies - Cute & cuddly
Simon Monday Challenge Blog - Anything goes

Monday, 18 August 2014

Only Fools & Horses

My dad is a fan of Only Fools and Horses so I went with this theme for his 60th card and cake. My husband is the master cake decorator and I'm the baker, shaper and ideas lady! I couldn't find a digi stamp anywhere so resorted to finding a ready made topper from Ebay. Either way he loved it and the cake went down a treat!

Paper - leopard print fuzzy felt from Hobby Craft
Embellishments - craftwork cards scalloped circle
Sentiment - free cut
Image - ebay seller Carol Reed

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Southern Girls Challenge - It's all about texture
Paper Pretties - Boys cards
Crafty Sentiments - Anything goes
Wags 'n Wiskers - #135 Birthdays
Time 4 Scrap - Anything goes with fall colours
Sisterhood of Snarky - Z is for Zoo
613 Avenue Create - #85 Anything goes

Friday, 8 August 2014

Well Done Die Cut

I made this card using only my Big Shot.  I used Sheena's A little Bit Oriental embossing folder, Tattered Lace Oriental letters and Spellbinders Cherry Blossom dies. I'm very happy with the result!

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - #271 Well done / congratulations
MilkCoffee Challenge - 2 or more dies
Inky impressions - #171 Shaped cards
Come and Get it Challenge Blog- It's all about dies
A Gem of a Challenge - #125 Embossing
The Paper MakeUp Stamps - #152 Anything goes
Love to Create - Anything goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - #69 Anything goes
Crafts for Eternity - #188 Anything goes

Friday, 1 August 2014


I've seen a few steampunk inspired cards so I thought I'd have a go as I liked this image from Kenny K. This fab sentiment from Ginger works perfectly with it. I chose a vintage style paper from my K &  Company stash and embossed the gears stamp from my Kanban steampunk set on top using Martha Stuart glittered embossing powder.

Paper - K & Company
Embellishments - embossed steampunk stamp from Kanban
Sentiment - freebie from Gingers House
Image - Savannah Belle from Kenny K and coloured with Pro Markers

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Little Red Wagon - #248 Oh Snap!
Just Inspirational Challenges - Hobbies and sports
613 Avenue Create - #82 Anything goes with optional sentiment
The House That Stamps Built - sparkle,glitter or bling
Open-minded Crafting Fun Challenges - #15 Vacation Related
Cute Card Thursday - #332 Vintage
The Crafter's Cafe - #74 Use a digi
The Paper Shelter - Anything goes
Inky Impressions Challenges - Anything goes
Addicted to Stamps - #106 Anything goes

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