Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Flowers

I'm going to a 2 day swim camp today - but I'm up and ready way too early!  So, I decided I would create a card before I left.  I'm only involved as an observing coach so not much preparation needed for the camp.  However, it will be full on while I'm there so no time to craft!



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
QKR Stampede - Flowers
http://qkrstampede.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/qkr-stampede-challenge-239-flowers-or.html

I have used a paper, border and topper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft.  The image is from QKR Stampede and is coloured with copic markers.  Matting is red cardstock.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

So So Cute

The challenge at Incy Wincy Designs is all about cute!  The sponsors for this challenge are Just Me Digis and All Dressed Up.



I have used an image from All Dressed Up called A Time To Give.



I also used a paper from a paper pad by Provocraft.  Colouring of the image is with copic markers.  Matting is pearlescent cardstock.  I also added a sentiment topper.

Monday, 17 April 2017

Path of Positivity

We are midway through the challenge at Path of Positivity Challenge.  As a reminder, the optional theme this month is The Beauty of Nature and the sponsor is Sparkle n Sprinkle.


For my card, I have used an image and sentiment from Sparkle n Sprinkle called Dahlia set.



I have also used a polka dot paper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft.  I also used some white lace from Sullivans, a topper from an embellishment pack by Rosie's Studio and some white pearls.

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Shades of Spring

Time for a colour challenge this month at Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog.  To see the colour palette and the details of the challenge click here.

I have used an image from Scribbles Designs called Easter Egg Mason Jar and a sentiment from Scribbles Designs called Egg and Bonus Sentiment.


I also used a paper from a paper pad by Rosie's Studio and some pearls from Rosie's Studio.  Matting is pearlescent paper and pearlescent cardstock.

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Dancer

I'm cutting it fine with this one!  Mainly because I was having issues with my internet browser.  For now, I'm back online so hopefully it will behave itself!



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Creative Sketchy Girls - Sketch
http://creativesketchygirls.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/challenge-10.html

I have used some scrapbook papers from my stash together with an offcut of a paper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft. The image is from A Day For Daisies and is coloured with copic markers.  Matting is pink pearlescent paper.  I also added some tiny pink pearls.

Friday, 14 April 2017

Snowflake Silhouette Reindeer

We are midway through the challenge at CHNC Extra for April so time for some more inspiration from the DT!  To check out the inspiration, click here.

For my card I have used Snowflake Reindeer Silhouette from Bugaboo Stamps.


I also used a paper from Rosies Studio, some christmas themed washi tape from Sugar and Spice Studio, some glittery mesh ribbon and some pearls.  Matting is pearlescent cardstock.


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Stella Says Sketch - Sketch
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/stella-says-sketch-challenge-507.html
Little Miss Muffet - Anything Goes
http://littlemissmuffetchallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/challenge-160-anything-goes.html

Peek A Boo

This image was an interesting one to colour!  I'm pleased I tackled it though.



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Catch The Bug - Raining Cats and Dogs
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/theme-challenge-raining-cats-dogs.html
Stella Says Sketch - Sketch
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/stella-says-sketch-challenge-507.html
The Outlawz Saturday Challenge - Animals
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/saturday-paper-a-la-mode/forum/topics/paper-ala-mode-animals-4-8-17-through-4-14-17

I have used a paper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft.  The image is from Bugaboo Stamps and is coloured with copic markers and Kindy Glitz.  I added some faux stitching using a Distress Marker.  I also added a border from the paper pad by Kaisercraft, a lace border and three white pearls.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Ice cream Treat

It has been raining heavily all day today - not really ice-cream weather at all.  It is heading in to winter so I suppose I should expect that!


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
The Outlawz Friday Challenge - Ice Cream Treat
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/friday-color/forum/topics/festive-friday-s-challenge-april-7th
Stella Says Sketch - Sketch
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/stella-says-sketch-challenge-507.html
Penny's Paper Crafty - Anything Goes
http://pennyschallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/welcome-to-pennys-challenge-324-and-dt.html


I have used a digital paper from Bugaboo Stamps.  The image is also from Bugaboo Stamps and is coloured with copic markers.  I added some brown satin ribbon from American Crafts, some spotted washi tape and three brown buttons from Krafty Korner.

Hoppy Easter

My computer is playing up a bit this morning and I only have a short time to get this uploaded to one of the challenges I'm entering this into.  I probably should have waited up and uploaded it last night but I was waiting for the glue to dry on the bow.  And then I slept in this morning!



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
QKR Stampede - Easter Cards
http://qkrstampede.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/qkr-stampede-challenge-238-easter-cards.html

I have used a paper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft.  The image and sentiment are from QKR Stampede.  I coloured with copic markers.  I also used some spotted washi tape, some pearlescent cardstock for matting and a pre-made bow.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Elmo The Emu

I'm not sure that emu are ever yellow - but I felt in a sunny mood when I coloured this one up!


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Limited Runs Progressive Challenge - Elmo The Emu
http://limitedrunsstamps.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/progressive-challenge-2-lots-of-new.html
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
http://brownsugarchallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/challenge-245-anything-goes.html

I have used a paper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft.  The image is from Limited Runs and is coloured with copic markers.  The sentiment is also from Limited Runs.  I used some orange cardstock for matting.  I also used some checked ribbon and some enamel dots from We R Memory Keepers.

Easter Wishes

While I am starting to get back on top of things after 2 very busy months of work, I still have a long way to go!  Today, I managed to create 3 cards as well as partially sort some of the housework.  Actually, I was supposed to be doing the housework but would rather create!



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
http://brownsugarchallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/challenge-245-anything-goes.html
The Outlawz Monday Challenge - Easter Celebration
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/monday-greetings/forum/topics/monday-greetings-challenge-04102017-easter-celebration
A Bit More Time To Craft - Anything Goes
http://abitmoretimetocraft.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/a-bit-more-time-to-craft-challenge-41.html

I have used a digital paper from Lozzy.  The image is from Rick St Dennis and the sentiment from Netty's Cards.  Colouring of the image and sentiment is with Copic markers.  I used some pearlescent cardstock in 2 different colours for the matting.  I also added some enamel dots from We R Memory Keepers.

Sunday, 9 April 2017

Spring

This is another of the images that I coloured up while I was away.  It fits with the sketch at Tuesday Morning Sketches so I was able to join in there this week!



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Tuesday Morning Sketches - Sketch
http://tuesdaymorningsketches.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/tuesday-morning-sketches-397.html



I have used a paper from a paper pad by MME.  The image is from Bugaboo Stamps and coloured with copic markers.  I have also used some glitter ribbon, some pearlscent cardstock for matting and a butterfly embellishment from Rosie's Studio.

Hello

February and March were both hectic months for me with work - not much time for crafting.  Last week I was away from home with minimal internet but some spare time.  I spent some of that time colouring up some images that I had printed out.  This morning I created a card with one of them:



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
The Outlawz Monday Challenge - Spring Colours
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/monday-greetings/forum/topics/monday-greetings-challenge-spring-colours-gcc040317
Imagine That - Creative Playground
https://imaginethatdigistamp.blogspot.co.nz/2017/04/april-link-up-anything-goes.html

I have used a paper from Décosse's Dynamite Doodles.  I added a piece of glitter ribbon across the card.  The image and sentiment are both from Imagine That and coloured with Promarkers.

Monday, 3 April 2017

Recipe Challenge

Time for a new challenge at Incy Wincy Designs.  This challenge we are sponsored by Wink Wink Ink and Dr Digi's House of Stamps:




The theme for the challenge is a recipe of 1 image + 2 designer papers + 3 embellishments (either 3 of the same or 3 different)!

For my first card, I used an image from Wink Wink Ink called Catnap:


I used two papers from paper pads by Rosie's Studio.  I coloured the image with Promarkers.  I also die-cut three cats from metallic paper using dies from Poppy Stamps.


For my second card, I used an image from Dr Digi's House of Stamps called Tiki Tim:


Again, the papers are from Rosie's Studio.  The image is coloured with Promarkers and I also added dots around the image using one of the Promarker colours.  I tore the edge of one of the papers to add a little interest.  The embellishments this time are 3 buttons.

The Beauty of Nature

I'm away from home at the moment with intermittent internet but managed to pop in to showcase my make for the new chalenge at Path of Positivity.  This month the theme is The Beauty of Nature.



I have used a Dahlia image from Sparkle n Sprinkle - our sponsor for the month.

Friday, 31 March 2017

Best Wishes

I finished this very much last minute!  It has been a very hectic month with very little time for crafting.  I have managed to create a few cards today though so feeling like I have accomplished something today!



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Feeling Sketchy
http://feeling-sketchy.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/165-new-sketch.html

I have used a paper from a paper pad by Rosie's Studio.  The image is from Fred She Said and is coloured with copic markers.  I used some pearlescent paper and cardstock for the pennants and matting.  The digital sentiment is from Desert Diva.


Blue and Feminine

I've combined two challenges that are sponsored by Sami Stamps to come up with a feminine card in shades of blue!



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Sami Stamps - Use Blue
http://samistamp.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/new-release-planes-and-play-and-sami_10.html
Glitter n Sparkle - Mother's Day/For A Female
http://glitternsparklechallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/challenge-232.html

I have used a paper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft.  The image is from Sami Stamps and is coloured with copic markers.  The matting and flowers have been cut from some pearlescent paper.  I added some pearls and some white dots to the flowers.  I also added some lace from Sullivans and a polka dot bow to the card.

Sewing

I followed a sketch for this one - and created a CAS card inspired by that sketch!


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Catch The Bug - March Colour Challenge
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/march-color-challenge.html
The Outlawz Wednesday Challenge - Sketch
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/wednesday-sketch/forum/topics/wednesday-sketch-challenge-march-29-2017

I have used a paper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft.  The image is from Bugaboo Stamps and is coloured with copic markers.  I added some green ribbon, a lavender bow and some die cut scissors using a die from Couture Creations and some blue pearlescent paper.  Matting is orange pearlescent cardstock.

Thanks A Bunch

I have used four of the colours from the colour palette at Catch The Bug - red, orange, yellow and green.



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Catch The Bug - March Colour Challenge
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/march-color-challenge.html
Stella Says Sketch - Sketch #506
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/stella-says-sketch-506-challenge.html
The Outlawz Friday Challenge - Lots Of Glitter
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/friday-color/forum/topics/festive-friday-s-challenge-march-31-2017

I have used a paper from Rosie's Studio and an offcut of another paper (not sure of the source of this one).  I also used some red mesh ribbon, a flower piece and a pearl which I coloured with copic marker Y06.  The image is from Bugaboo Stamps and is coloured with copic markers.

Flowers

I used a few different flowers for this card - lily in the image, roses on the paper and daisies for the button embellishments.



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Catch The Bug - March Colour Challenge
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/march-color-challenge.html
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - Sketch
http://sweetsketchwednesday2.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/sketch-109-with-bugaboo.html

I have used two papers from Rosie's Studio along with some washi tape in the background.  The image is from Bugaboo Stamps and is coloured with copic markers.  I matted with some blue pearlescent paper and added some daisy shaped buttons.

I followed this sketch at Sweet Sketch Wednesday:

Kitty Kristmas

Time for a new Anything Christmas challenge at CHNC Extra - the start of the April Challenge.  As usual, we are sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps.



I have used an image from Bugaboo Stamps called BUGWINTERCAT.

I have also used some papers from Rosie's Studio, Kaisercraft and Sugar and Spice Studio.  The image is from Bugaboo Stamps and is coloured with copic markers.  I used some green pearlescent cardstock for matting and also added a christmas gift embellishment.

I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Stella Says Sketch - Sketch #506
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/stella-says-sketch-506-challenge.html





Gift Card

I had a bit of time to create a gift card.  I'm not working today so hopefully can find a bit more time today to create something else later in the day!



I would like to enter my gift card into these challenges:
The Outlawz Saturday Challenge - Embossing
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/saturday-paper-a-la-mode/forum/topics/paper-ala-mode-embossing-3-25-17-through-3-31-17
QKR Stampede - Up Up and Away (balloons)
http://qkrstampede.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/qkr-stampede-challenge-237-up-up-away.html

I kept this fairly simple so I didn't overshadow the embossed background.  I added some ribbon and then mounted the coloured image up above.  The image is from Eureka Stamps and coloured with copic markers.

Spread Your Wings

I have just realised that this card didn't get posted last week.  I hadn't realised just how behind I had got!  The card was for the challenge at The Outlawz Thursday Challenge.



And this is the inside:




I have used an embossing folder to create the background.  The image is from MHK Designs and coloured with copic markers.

This challenge has now closed - but this week's one of Anything Goes has just started.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Ornaments Galore

It is time for the fourth challenge at Season's Greetings Challenge Blog.  The inspiration picture we have for you this time includes a bird and an ornament - plus there are some wonderful colours to choose from too.  I chose to work with the ornament as my inspiration:



The image is from Bugaboo Stamps and is coloured with copic markers and Kindy Glitz.

Spring Window

It's been another week without much crafting time.  In fact, I think this has been the worst week!  Fortunately, things start to ease up a bit soon so I'll have more time to myself.  I managed to squeeze in this one, which is for a progressive challenge:



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
The Outlawz Progressive Challenge - March Freebie
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/freebie-progressive-challenge/forum/topics/progressive-freebie-challenge-march-2017
Beccy's Place - Anything Goes
http://beccysplace.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/march-challenge.html

I have used a paper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft.  I added some gold edged organza ribbon across the card.  The image is Spring Window from Beccy's Place and has been coloured with copic markers.  I double matted with some pearlescent cardstock.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Happy Birthday

I ended up colouring this image twice as I wasn't happy with it the first time!


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Catch The Bug - March BINGO (monochromatic + flower + 2 images merged)
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/march-bingo-challenge.html
The Outlawz Monday Challenge - Birthday Celebration + sentiment
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/monday-greetings/forum/topics/monday-greetings-challenge-birthday-celebration-gcc032017

I have used a paper from a paper pad by Rosie's Studio.  The image and sentiment are from Bugaboo Stamps and coloured with copic markers and Kindy Glitz.  I added a ribbon rose coloured with copic markers and Kindy Glitz along with some pearls from Rosie's Studio.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Happy Birthday

I have been so hectic throughout February and March with work that I don't find alot of time to craft.  I found some time today so created a card for a challenge that I haven't managed to participate in for a long time.  Somehow, it makes me feel as though I have achieved something today!


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Morgan's Art World - Include a sentiment
http://morgansartworld.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/challenge-5-include-sentiment.html
Creative Ladybirds - Anything Goes
http://creativeladybirdscreations.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/challenge-24.html

I have used a paper, border and sentiment from a paper pad by Kaisercraft.  I added a couple of embellishments from Rosie's Studio.  The image is from Morgan's Art World and is coloured with copic markers and Kindy Glitz.  I also added some Kindy Glitz to the two embellishments.

Another Christmas Card!

Yep - another Christmas card.  I really love creating christmas cards.


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
The Outlawz Friday Challenge - Use ribbon + card with christmas decoration
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/friday-color/forum/topics/festive-friday-s-challenge-march-17-2017
Catch The Bug - BINGO (Twine + Green + Stripes)
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/march-bingo-challenge.html
Stella Says Sketch - Sketch
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/stella-says-sketch-506-challenge.html
Little Miss Muffet - Anything Goes
http://littlemissmuffetchallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/challenge-159-anything-goes.html

I have used a paper from a christmas paper pad by Rosie's Studio along with a smaller piece from a christmas paper pad by Kaisercraft.  The image is from Bugaboo Stamps and is coloured with copic markers.  I also used some glitter mesh ribbon, a glitter reindeer decoration, some striped green twine and some pearlescent cardstock for matting.

Congratulations

I had used this paper on a card last week - and had enough left over for this card.  It works really well with this image!


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
QKR Stampede - Congratulations
http://qkrstampede.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/qkr-stampede-challenge-235.html

I have used a paper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft.  The image is from QKR Stampede and the sentiment from Eureka Stamps.  I added colour to both the image and sentiment using copic markers.  Matting is brown pearlescent cardstock.  I also added a brown button.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Path of Positivity - Birth of New Beginnings

It is midway through the challenge at Path of Positivity.  This month's optional theme is Birth of New Beginnings and is sponsored by Kitten Scraps and Limited Runs.



I used an image from Limited Runs called Fence and Butterfly.



I also used a paper from Kaisercraft, matting is green pearlescent cardstock and some butterfly stickers.  The sentiment can be found on the midway post of the challenge here.

Butterflies and Bugs

I haven't managed to join in many challenges over the past couple of months due to a heavy workload at work.  Things are starting to easy up a bit but I won't have alot of crafting time until the second week of April.  This is one that I managed to complete today:



I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
The Outlawz Wednesday Challenge - Sketch
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/wednesday-sketch/forum/topics/wednesday-sketch-challenge-march-15-2017
Catch The Bug - March BINGO (Gems + washi tape + Bugaboo Image)
http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/march-bingo-challenge.html
Little Miss Muffet - Anything Goes
http://littlemissmuffetchallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/challenge-158-anything-goes.html

I have used a paper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft.  The image is from Bugaboo Stamps and is coloured with copic markers.  I used some butterfly patterned washi tape, some gems, some organza ribbon and a butterfly from an embellishment pack from Rosie's Studio.

Monday, 20 March 2017

Happy Birthday

That is the theme of the new challenge at Incy Wincy Designs.  We are sponsored by Fabrika Fantasy and Small and Round (Jeremiah Ketner Fine Art)



 

I have used an image from Fabrika Fantasy called Marin's Fantasy Pet.



I also used a paper from a paper pad by Kaisercraft along with a topper and sentiment from an vellum embellishment pack from Rosie's Studio.  I added some lace and some pearls from Rosie's studio.  Matting is blue pearlescent cardstock.

I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
Fabrika Fantasy - For The Girls
http://fabrikafantasydigis.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/challenge-7-for-girls.html

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Happy St Patricks Day

I finally had a chance to play with one of the sketches at From The Heart Stamps.  Once I get past my busy time at work, I'll have a lot more time to have a play with them!


I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
From The Heart - Sketch
http://fromtheheartstamps.com/community/2017/03/13/i-heart-sketches-with-a-twist-166/
From The Heart - Stamp of the Month
http://fromtheheartstamps.com/community/2017/03/13/free-stamp-of-the-month-march-2017-lucky-lil-birdie/


I have used a couple of scrapbook papers from my stash.  The image and sentiment are from From The Heart Stamps.  I also used my copic markers.

Irish For the Day

I'm finding a little time here and there to create but not much at the moment.  After this week and next, things will begin to quieten down.

I would like to enter my card into these challenges:
The Outlawz Monday Challenge - Irish Sentiment
http://outlawzchallenges.ning.com/group/monday-greetings/forum/topics/monday-greetings-challenge-wearin-of-the-green-use-shamrocks-or

I used a couple of scrapbook papers for this card.  The image is from Creative Bug Digital Stamps and the sentiment is from Create with TLC.  I added colour to both the image and sentiment using copic markers.

Saturday, 18 March 2017

Anything Goes at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends

It is time for a new Anything Goes challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends.  This challenge we are sponsored by Fred She Said and Sami Stamps.



I have used an image from Sami Stamps called Floral Girl.



I also used papers and toppers from Michele R Designs, a vellum flower embellishment from Rosie's Studio and some enamel dots.  Matting is orange pearlescent cardstock.

I would like to enter my project into these challenges:
Classic Design Team Open Challenge - March Challenge
http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2017/03/1st-march-2017-classic-design-team-open.html