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Monday, 28 July 2014

A little chocolate smile to brighten your day.

Hello to everyone.  I have a sweet Mo Manning image to share with you today, Chocolate Smile.  This really is adorable and I hope will make you smile.   I had so much fun colouring this cutie pie.  




List of materials used to make this card:

Chocolate Smile from Mo Manning
Spectrum Noir markers and pencils used:
Skin:  FS2, FS4, TN2, CR6, + 02, 09, 23, 85, 102
Hair:  EB2, GB1, GB3, GB5,  + 14, 18, 21, 102, 120
Clothes and Chocolate:  TB1, TB2, TB3, CR2, CR4, CR6, LY1, LY2, LY3, OR2, EB2, EB4, EB6, blender, + 14,18, 90 27, 32, 68, 74, 102, 111, 120
Background:  IB1, IG2, blender
Neenah Classic Crest Card
Coredinations Card
Crafter's Companion Kraft Card
DP form my stash
Embossalicious folder - Clouds
Prima flower
Die cuts are:  Joy Craft, Spellbinders circles and leaf, Marianne Design Button (I think, I have had this for quite a while). 
Frantage - Shabby white.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes - Use a sentiment
Crafting at the Week-end - Anything Goes
Di's Digi Designs - Dies and or Punches
Papercreator's Crafts - For a child


Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.

Sending hugs to all from,


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Friday, 25 July 2014

My first DT card for Wags 'n Whiskers

Hello to everyone.  I am so delighted to be able to share some exciting news.  I have been asked to join the Design Team for Wags 'n Whiskers Challenge Blog and I am enjoying working with these fabulous images.   This Challenge is Polka Dots and I have featured the sweet image Love You Sis, coloured using my Spectrum Noir markers and pencils.



List of materials used to make this card:

Neenah Classic Crest Card
Spectrum Noir markers and pencils used:
Skin:  FS2, FS4, TN2 + 05, 09
Hair:  GB1-4 + 88, 92
Clothes and brolly:  CR6-8, TB1-3 CT1-3 + 14, 18, 27. 68, 74, 87, 120
Ground:  IG1-2
Coredinations Card and Core Coutour Glitter Card
DP from my stash
Martha Stewart heart border punch
Spellbinders roses die cuts, La-la-land Banner, Marianne Swirl, tag die cut
Fran-tage, Shabby Blue
White gel pen dots
Ribbon, buttons, bling from my stash.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.

Sending hugs to all from,


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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Bebunni Christmas Present. Creating a light source tutorial for Spectrum Noir.

Hello to everyone.  I hope this finds you well.  I would like to share a step by step tutorial on creating a light source as my monthly tutorial for Spectrum Noir.  I have used the so cute stamp Bebunni - Christmas Present from Crafter's Companion.



List of materials used to make this card:

Spectrum Noir markers and blendable pencils used, listed in the tutorial. 
Snowflakes folder from Crafter's Companion
Distress Ink detail
Ribbon and bling from my stash.


I would like to enter this card in the following Challenges:

Come and Get it Challenge - Christmas in July
Storyteller Challenge  -  Christmas in July
That Craft Place Challenge - Anything Goes
Corrosive Challenge - Christmas in July
Craft your passionChristmas in July
Lexi's CreationsChristmas in July
Sparkle 'n SprinkleAnything Goes
City Crafter's Challenge  - Christmas in July
Die Cuttin Divas Christmas in July
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - Deck the Halls

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.

Sending hugs to all from,



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Saturday, 19 July 2014

A little foxy flicking practice.


Hello to everyone.  I hope your week-end is going well.  I have been practicing my flicking technique with my Spectrum Noir markers and pencils.  I have found it very theraputic.  This so cute digital stamp is Fox from Oak Pond Creations.  I was lucky enough to have won this in a recent challenge.  



List of materials used to make this card:
Image Fox - Oak Pond Creations. 
Spectrum Noir markers and pencils used:
Fur: TN1-6, EB1-2 + 88, 92, 120
Ground and sky: IG1, IG5, IG7, IB1
Neenah Classic Crest Card for image and sentiment
Core'dinations Card for mats and layers
Papers are from my stash
Die cuts are - Magic Mirror and Leaf One - Die'sire Dies, corners are Marianne designs die
Flower punch in 3 sizes
Pearls are from my stash.


Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.

Sending hugs to all from,


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Wednesday, 16 July 2014

A little vintage creation for Crafter's Companion International Inspiration Team


Hello to everyone.  I hope this finds you well.  Thank you all for your continued support and lovely comments, which are much appreciated.  I have a vintage/shabby chic style creation to share with you today.


List of materials used to make this card:

Image from the Vintage Floral Collection - Crafter's Companion
Vintage Floral Collection - Crafter's Companion - Sentimentals Rubber Stamps - Sentiments

Crafters Companion Vintage Floral Collection 6x6 Paper Pad

Spectrum Noir markers and pencils:
PPI, PP2, CR6, CR8, DR6, DG1-3, IB1, GB1, + 27, 48
Core'dinations card  stock
Neenah Classic Crest card
Crafter's Companion Lace Border Die

Crafters Companion Die'sire Decorative Die - Circle Doilies

Crafters Companion Lace Flower Die'sire Quilling Die

Crafters Companion Leaf 1 Die'sire Quilling Die

Lace and fabric rose bud from my stash.


A picture of the card when closed

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:


A picture of the inside of the card featuring sentiment and die cut flower detail.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.

Sending hugs to all from,


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Sunday, 13 July 2014

A Perfect Summer's Day.

Hello to everyone.  I hope you are enjoying your week-end.  I have a sweet card share today featuring Strawberry Girl from Mo ManningI love working with this image.  She is an absolute delight to colour.


List of materials used to make this card:
Image - Mo Manning - Strawberry Girl.
Spectrum Noir markers and pencils used:
Skin: FGS2, FS4, FS6, TN2, CR3 + 03, 08, 09, 85
Hair: IG3 - 6, + 119, 120

Dress, flower, flip flops: PP1, PP2, CR6. CR8, DG2, DG3, + 01, 27, 32, 45, 47, 115
Grass and background: DG1-3, BT1-2, + 45, 47, 49, 67
Centura Pearl card base
Core'dinations card for mats and Camellia flower
Camellia flower large and small, Leaf one, left over from lace flower forms centre of flower  Quilling Die - Crafter's Companion
Die'sire Circle Doily die cut and Spellbinder circle die.
DP from my stash.
Fran'tage shabby white.
Embossalicious folders, Fly a kite and Beautiful Bunting
Sentiment is Sentimentals - Nature.
Bling and buttons from my stash.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Crafty Catz Challenge - Flowers
Fussy and Fancy  Challenge - Its all about girls
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
Crafting at the week-end - Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Summertime Fun
Di's Digi's - Summer Fun
Digi Galore Challenge - Anything Goes
Suzy Bee's Challenge - Anything Goes
Twisted Thursday challenge for July 10 - July 16, the challenge is Anything goes with the optional Twist of Fun in the Sun.
Come and Get it Challenge - Colours of Summer
Fairytale Stamper -Summer
Glitter n Sparkle Challenge - Anything Goes
Just Inspirational Challege - July - Summer

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.

Sending hugs to all from,



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Friday, 11 July 2014

Fun with the blender pen

Hello to everyone.  My card share features the lovely image, Mermaid of Star, from A Day for Daisies.  I am particularly fond of this image and have tried to colour her to reflect the shades of the ocean.  I have used the blender pen to create definition and texture on this image and you will find a fabulous tutorial on the Spectrum Noir blog using this technique.  

 

List of materials used to make this card:

Shaped card base
DP from my stash painted with Gesso through the blue bubble trellis used on the card.
Image is Mermaid of Star from A Day for Daisies
Spectrum Noir markers used:
Skin:  FS2, FS4, TN2
Tail and hair:  TB2, TB2, IBI, BT1, BT2, CG1, CG2,  DG2, blender pen
Fran-tage Shabby Blue
Spellbinders frame die
Floral swirl die
Die cuts, ribbon, cheese-cloth, pearl ribbon and flowers from my stash.

I would like to enter this card in the following Challenges:




Just a quick reminder of the July Spectrum Noir Challenge - Summer.  We would be so pleased if you joined us using your Spectrum Noir markers and//or pens.  Here is the link.
Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.

Sending hugs to all from,



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