Saturday, 10 September 2016

OMCFC Halloween

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Our Challenge this month over at Open-Minded Crafting Challenges is:

We have some amazing sponsors for this challenge! Just take a look at what you could win:
Alicia Bel (http://www.aliciabel.com/public/) - 3 Images
Kitty Bee Designs (https://www.etsy.com/shop/KittyBeeD...) - 1 Image
My Whimsical Little World (https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/Paolas...) - 3 Images under $2.75
The East Wind (https://www.etsy.com/shop/theeastwi...) - 3 Images

I got this amazing Digi from The East Wind!





Paper - Rare Oddities
Embellishments - Tattered blossoms die, Hobby house rhinestones & cat 3d embellishment
Image - Lucy Loo Spellbound from The East Wind coloured with ProMarkers


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Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Back to school OMCFC

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Our Challenge this month over at Open-Minded Crafting Challenges is:

We have some amazing sponsors for this challenge! Just take a look at what you could win:
Pattie's Creations (https://www.etsy.com/shop/pattiescr...) - 3 ImagesThe Art of Nikki Burnette (https://www.etsy.com/shop/aurella27) - 3 Images
YamPuff's Lineart (https://www.etsy.com/shop/HalfBaked...) - Coloring Book


I got this amazing Digi from Yam Puff!





Paper - Far far hill
Embellishments - stickles
Sentiment - inspirational quote
Image - Yam puff Umbrella girl coloured with pro markers


Sunday, 10 July 2016

UK dragon OMCFC

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Our Challenge this month over at Open-Minded Crafting Challenges is: #7 Use your country colours/ Patriotic

We have some amazing sponsors for this challenge! Just take a look at what you could win:
Crafts & Me (http://www.craftsandme.co.uk/) - 3 Images
Fabrika Fantasy (http://www.fabrikafantasy.com/store.php) - 3 Images
Keyesay's Visual Art (https://www.etsy.com/shop/KeyesaysVisualArt) - Coloring Book
Oddball Art Co. (https://www.etsy.com/shop/OddballArtCo) - 3 Images


I got this amazing Digi from Fabrika Fantasy! I decided to use the pre-coloured image and fussy cut it out. I used a template from the Silhouette design store for the UK flag and cut it twice for my background. I finished by adding a sentiment and the dragon with 3d craft foam.



Paper - coloured cardstock
Sentiment - Craftwork Cards
Image - Pre-coloured Wise Dragon from Fabrika Fantasy

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:



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Saturday, 11 June 2016

Spring Kimono OMCFC DT card

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Our Challenge this month over at Open-Minded Crafting Challenges is:

We have some amazing sponsors for this challenge! Just take a look at what you could win:
DigiStamps4Joy (http://digistamps4joy.co.za) - $10 Gift Certificate
Star Stampz (https://www.etsy.com/shop/StarStampz) - 2 Images
AMB Illustrations (https://www.etsy.com/shop/AMBillustrations) - 1 Digistamp or Clipart Set
I got this amazing Digi from Star Stampz! I found some beautiful paper in my stash with glittered butterflies and coloured Kimono to coordinate. Before layering the sentiment I embossed the backing shape with a cherry blossom tree. I then used my spellbinders die to add more cherry blossoms behind Kimono before adding her with 3D craft foam.




On the inside of my card I added a peacock cut from the same paper. This die is from Crafters Companion Kimono range.



Paper - Crafters Companion Kimono
Sentiment - Craftwork Cards
Image - Kimono by Star Stamps coloured with Promarkers

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:



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Friday, 27 May 2016

Red, White & Blue birthday

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The next fortnights challenge over at Simply Create Too is #110 Red, White & Blue. I found this box card template on the silhouette store and thought it would be great for a male card with a simple digi behind it. I found this digi in my stash and knew it was perfect. I mounted it with 3D craft foam to make it pop off the background paper before attaching the front of the box card.




Paper - HOTP
Sentiment - silhouette design store
Image - Meljens Designs coloured with ProMarkers

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Elephant Girl - OMCFC DT card

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Our Challenge this month over at Open-Minded Crafting Challenges is:


We have some amazing sponsors for this challenge! Just take a look at what you could win:
Dr. Digi's House of Stamps (http://www.doctor-digi.com/) - 2 Images
Julia Spiri (https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/JuliaSpiri) - 2 Images
Lemon Shortbread (https://www.etsy.com/shop/lemonshortbread) - 3 Images
Scribbles Designs (http://buyscribblesdesigns.blogspot.com/) - $10 Worth of Digis

I got this amazing Digi from Julia Spiri and I adore it! I decided that this beautiful image needed to be pride of place on a card. I fussy cut her after colouring her with pencils. I glued some patterned paper to a shaped card and cut it out so it matched the previous card shape. Next I embossed a scalloped shape with a Sheena embossing folder before mounting the sentiment onto with 3d craft foam. I added candi around the edge of the card and on the corners of the base.

Paper - HOTP
Embellishments -Craftwork cards candi
Sentiment - Craftwork cards
Image - Elephant girl from Julia Spiri

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:



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Friday, 29 April 2016

Flower Congratulations - Simply Create Too DT

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The next fortnights challenge over at Simply Create Too is #108 Ladies Only. For my card I went all pink with beautiful paper from Craftwork cards. I paired this with this fab digi which I also coloured pink. I used some banner dies to add some interest to the background and used some coordinating paper on them. Pop over to Simply Create Too and join in our challenge!


 On the inside of the card I added a pop up butterfly which I cut from the same paper pad.


Paper - Craftwork Cards Cottage Garden paper pad
Embellishments - Candi from Craftwork Cards
Sentiment - Free stamp from Crafters Companion
Image - May Flower from 2 Cute Ink coloured with ProMarkers

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:

Sunday, 10 April 2016

Easter - OMCF

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Our Challenge this month over at Open-Minded Crafting Challenges is:


We have some amazing sponsors for this challenge! Just take a look at what you could win:
A Random Fan (https://www.etsy.com/shop/ARandomFan) - 3 Images
Crafty Sentiments Designs (http://craftysentimentsdesigns.blogspot.com/) - 3 Images
Lacy Sunshine (http://lacysunshine.weebly.com/) - 3 Images
Maria Medel Illustrations (https://www.etsy.com/shop/MMedelIllustrations) - 3 Images

I got this amazing Digi from Lacy Sunshine! She was great fun to colour!


Paper/Embellishments/Sentiment - Craftwork Cards
Image - Lacy Sunshine coloured with ProMarkers

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:


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Friday, 1 April 2016

Green & Purple - Simply Create Too

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What am I going to make for a green and purple colour combination challenge? I thought to myself but then I saw a bendy card design in the silhouette store. This paired with my mum asking me to make a card for a new neighbour and this card was born! I actually love this card and the colour combination.
Pop over to Simply Create Too and join in our challenge!


Paper - Core'dinations card
Sentiment/Image - Silhouette store

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:

Thursday, 10 March 2016

Luck / St Patricks OMC DT make

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Our Challenge this month over at Open-Minded Crafting Challenges is:



We have some amazing sponsors for this challenge! Just take a look at what you could win:




A Day For Daisies (http://www.adayfordaisies.com) - $12 Gift Certificate
Bugaboo (https://bugaboostamps.3dcartstores.com/) - 7 digis
KennyK (http://www.kennykdownloads.com) - 4 digis
Sassy Studio Designs (http://www.sassystudiodesigns.blogspot.com) - 4 digis


I got my amazing Digi from Kenny K! As soon as I saw her I knew she was made to lean on a pint of Guinness. I coloured her up with ProMarkers adding lots of green in the spirit of St Patrick's day. I found a pint file and the sentiment in the silhouette store and paired them. I cut the glass from acetate which you can see she is leaning on. I finished my card with more files from the silhouette store and some candi.
For the inside of my card I used another silhouette store file to create a pop up of four leaf clovers.
Paper - Craftwork cards
Embellishments - Silhouette store and candi from Craftwork Cards
Sentiment - Silhouette store
Image - Kenny K coloured with ProMarkers and fussy cut

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Creative Knockouts - #132 die cuts/punches
DRS Designs Rubber Stamps - cut it out
Sassy Studio Designs - #324 shades of green
Fusion Card Challenge - lucky days
Simon Wednesday Challenge - a bit o' green
Double D Challenges - feeling green
The Card Concept - Shamrocks, Patterns and Greens
The Crafty Addicts - ag/card for a man

What are you waiting for come and join us!

Saturday, 5 March 2016

Green Dragonfly - #104 Simply Create Too

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For Simply Create Too's challenge this month - #104 Use Green Only, I created this simple card. I love my brusho backgrounds at the moment so decided to make one for my green only DT make. I used leaf green and sea green and spritzed with water, I love the result! After it had dried I used an edge'ables die for my sentiment. My die cutter has been a little neglected since I got my cameo so I had to blow off the dust first!


I cut my dragonfly on green glittered cardstock and added my gems to the bottom corner. I wanted to give effect of the dragonfly moving so I added a crystal swirl to finish it off.


I hope you like my card! Pop over to Simply Create Too to see the other DT makes and join in the challenge yourself!

Embellishments - say it in crystals swirl & gems
Sentiment - Crafters Companion Edge'ables
Image - Tonic Dragonfly Brooch

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Kitty Bee Designs - #66 in the garden
Pattie's Creations Design Challenge - #120 anything green goes
Stampin' Royalty - #319 going green
Crafting for all Seasons - #121 add some sparkle
Create and Inspire - #40 anything goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters - think spring
Double D Challenges - feeling green
The Card Concept - #50 shamrocks, patterns & greens

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Love - Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges

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We have a new challenge over at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!

Our Challenge this month is: love / valentines 

We have some amazing sponsors for this challenge, again offering some amazing prizes! Look what you have a chance of winning:
SLS Lines - www.etsy.com/shop/SLSLines - 3 images
My digi is Cupido from Zuri Artsy Craftsy and is adorable! I decided to colour this little cutie and pop him in a pop up card. I did this by using a blank template, mounting some coordinating paper and adding some hearts. I put Cupido and the hearts onto some acetate to make them appear as if they are floating. I finished my card with a love sentiment on glitter cardstock.


Paper - Craftwork Cards
Embellishments -glitter hearts cut with my silhouette 
Sentiment - silhouette store
Image - Cupido from Zuri Artsy Crafty

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Digi Choosday Crafting Challenges - All you need is love
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - anything goes with a twist in love
Creative Card Crew - #106 love
Unicorn Challenge Blog - #6 lots of love
Dream Valley Challenges - #124 Valentines day
Incy Wincy designs Challenges - Love is in the air

What are you waiting for come and join us!

Friday, 5 February 2016

Simply Create Too - #102 Love / Valentines

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This fortnights challenge over at Simply Create Too is #102 Love/Valentines. I found this fantastic little guy over at Treasure Box Designs. I cut him out on my chosen cardstock and distressed the edges using Tim Holtz faded jeans and worn lipstick. I gave the love bug some dimension by layering him up using 3d foam. I wanted to give my card some extra bling so I cut the heart in red mirror board. I cut some extra for added embellishment.



Why not pop over to Simply Create Too to see the other fantastic DT makes and join in the challenge!
Paper - Coordinations
Embellishments - mirror board
Sentiment - typed by me
Image - Love bug by Treasure Box Designs

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Unicorn Challenge Blog - #6 lots of love
Dream Valley Challenges - #124 Valentines day
Incy Wincy designs Challenges - Love is in the air

Sunday, 10 January 2016

Take off the mask - Open Minded Challenges DT

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I have been lucky enough to join another amazing design team and am honored to be working with Open-Minded Crafting Challenges!

Our Challenge this month is:

We have some amazing sponsors for this challenge! Just take a look at what you could win:
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$10 Gift Certificate











$7.50 Euros Gift Certificate




$25 Worth of Digis




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I got my amazing digi from Smeared Ink! I coloured it with two tones of blue ProMarkers. I was very lucky because Santa brought me a Silhouette Cameo for Christmas so I created a bendy card template and cut it out to create my card blank. I then used a scalpel to follow the bendy lines to cut my patterned paper. My lovely neice made me some homemade sugar scrub so I reused the pheasants feathers from there. Finally I added some gems at the top and a perfect sentiment.

My new things for this project are:
  1. A new fold
  2. Using my cameo to create the card blank
  3. A new image from somewhere I hadn't heard of
  4. Using feathers 
  5. A brand new paper pad

Paper - Venetian paper pad from Craftwork Cards
Embellishments - Three blue gemstones & recycled feathers
Sentiment - found on Pinterest & typed by me
Image - from Smeared Ink coloured with ProMarkers

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Creative Knockouts - #123 anything goes
As You Like It - anything goes
Simon Says - something new
Crafting for all Seasons - #117 monochrome
Create and Inspire - #36 anything goes
Inky Impressions - #281 all things new
Passion For ProMarkers - #327 monochrome
That Craft Place - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - #53 anything goes
Creative Fingers Challenge Blog - anything goes

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