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Friday, 29 June 2012

Coco With Roses Digital Challenge for Totally Paper Crafts

Hello and Happy Day from me to you.  I have some exciting news today.  I have been asked to join the amazingly talented Design Team for Totally Papercraft Friday Challenge  and this is my first card.


This weeks Challenge is to use a digital image on your Creation.  Our fabulous sponsor for this week is Digi Stamp Boutique and the lucky  winner will receive 6 single digital stamps.



Material used to make this card:

12 x 12 Core'dinations card base.  Design Papers are from Bearly Mine Designs and are from the range  Floral Breeze 

Cute Digital Image Coco with Roses from Digi Stamp Boutique coloured with Promarker Pens and highlighted with white gel pen.

Various Spellbinder Dies have been used to cut the image and mount and a Martha Stewart Punch has been used to make the heart border.

Flowers are from my stash and I have used some Prima hydrangea petals to mount the roses  .
Various embellishments have been used, ribbon, crystal and swirls, a kanban mini foiled topper, various Kaisercraft stickers and a mirror topper.



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

http://incywincydesigns.blogspot.co.uk/ - 25 June - Anything Goes
http://lollipopcrafts.blogspot.co.uk/ # 83 - Flowers in Bloom

Thank you so much for reading this post.  I hope you like my card.  Sending hugs and warmest wishes to you all.

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Thursday, 28 June 2012

Tilda with Ballet Shoes, Easel Card

Hello and Happy Day to everyone.  I have made my first card for this week.  Yipeeee.  My Challenge Cards I had previously made as its been such a  busy week.   I mention earlier in the week that we had lovely family celebrations coming up and we have had a fabulous few days.

On to my card for today.


Materials used for this card.

12 x 12 Cardstock and beautiful Le Belle Jardin Collection Papers - these are so pretty.
Wonderful Tilda with Ballet Shoes coloured with Prismacolour Pencils, gel pen and lovely glitter details.  
Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl.  Prima flowers with further glitter.  Crystal buttons and swirls from my stash.
Kanban and Kaisercraft design pieces. 
Spellbinder and Magnolia Do Hickey Dies.




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

http://justmagnolia.blogspot.co.uk/ #162 - Summer Colours


I have made an easel card to show the fabulous papers and to compliment my favourite stamp of the moment.  I have made a 3d flower pocket to hold the greeting tag.



Another image showing greeting tag details.  Thank you so much for reading this post and looking at my card.  I really enjoyed making this card.  Sending Hugs to you all.


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Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Ani from Saturated Canary

 Hello to everyone and Happy Day.  Its Tuesday and time for another wonderful Challenge from Bearly Mine.  Here is my card for this Challenge # 41 -Anything Goes.



Congratulations to the winner and Top 3 for Challenge #40. 
 The Sponsor for this Challenge is the talented Kirsta Smith from Saturated Canary
  I have used the design papers June Roses 1,2 from Bearly Mine Designs.  There is lots of lace with pearls and flowers with pearls and some shells with crystal bling, a swirl and ribbon.  I have used a wonderful stamped verse and a matching image die cut tag with ribbon and flower.

  

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

http://fairytale-challengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ #44 - Pastel, sot colour tone



Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post.  I hope you like my card.  Please join us this week at Bearly Mine for this fun Challenge

Hugs


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Monday, 25 June 2012

Fabulous Foxglove Boxed Book Card

Hello and Happy Day to everyone.  I hope this finds you well.  It's a quick post from me today which I have Scheduled and I hope is published.  
Today my husband and I are celebrating our 36th Wedding Anniversary and its also my younger daughters birthday, so I am off doing celebratory things.   My card for today's post for Fashionista Challenge # 4 -features the fabulous image  Foxglove from Crafts and Me.  

"Winged Things"
is our challenge theme...
Thats Fairies, Angels, Dragons, Bee's, Butterflies, Birds and so much more!




The Sponsors for this Challenge are The Paper Shelter who are offering a fabulous of $20 Dollar gift certificate


There is also a prize for the voting winner.  Many congratulations to the winner of the last Challenge Coops and to the Top 5 and the featured artists. We also welcome 4 new Design Team members this month.  Please visit their blogs and make them welcome.




 I have made this card as a box book card.  This is a style that I have used before and there are lots of tutorials available.  It would be possible to use this card to present a small gift in the book section. 



Materials used for this card:
Hot of the press Design Papers mounted on embossed Kanban Card.
Image by Janna Prosvirina and is coloured using Promarker and Flexmarker pens.  I have used glitter and Spica Pens for decoration.
The butterflies are embossed on vellum and have been coloured with Tim Holtz Distress Inks and decorated using Glue Pen and Glitter and pearls.  
Flower ribbon is from my stash as are the flowers, feather and leaves used.
I have made a Die cut tag reading Make a wish using an Inkylicious Stamp which I have glittered and distressed with Ink.  Seam Binding ribbon has been used and further flowers from my stash.

  


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


http://www.doitwithdigischallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Girly Challenge
http://funwithshapesandmore.blogspot.co.uk/ - #112
http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/  # 160 - Any die will Do
http://dreamvalleychallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ ~35 - Things with Wings
http://thecraftypad.blogspot.co.uk/ - #176 - More than one fold
http://thesquirrelandthefox.blogspot.co.uk/ # 20 - Make it Sparkle
http://cutedaisymay.blogspot.co.uk/ - Things with Wings
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ #116 - Things with Wings
http://ooh-la-la-creationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ #108 - Mystical Magic
http://lovetocreatechallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ # 21 - Anything Goes





Thank you so much for reading my post for today.  I hope you join us in the Challenge.  Sending Warmest wishes to you all.

Hugs


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Thursday, 21 June 2012

Tiffany Swimming for Charisma Cardz DT Week# 24 - Summer

Happy Day to everyone.  Some exciting news from me.  I have been asked to join the Design Team for Charisma Cardz and I am so excited and delighted to join this wonderful group of talented artists.  Please pop over to Charisma to see the fabulous inspiration provided by my creative team members and the wonderful prizes on offer from this months sponsors Joanna Sheen who has donated a £10 voucher for one winner and All That Scraps - 4 stamps or 1 stamp set for another lucky winner.


This is my card for the Fabulous Summer Theme.




List of Materials used to make this card :o)

Core'dinations card stock 12 x 12 - 2 sheets.  Designs and design elements are Nautical Fun from Blackleaf Studios.   

  Tiffany Swimming from Milk  n Coffee Digital Stamps printed onto Elegance Satin Card and coloured using Promarker and Flexmarker Pens.  Clouds are based on a tutorial from Sara which I really enjoyed experimenting with, but need a lot more practise

Ribbon is from The Ribbon Girl, pearls from my stash.  Flourishes using a Cheery Lynn Designs die and cute netting I have had in my stash.



I would like to enter this fun card for the following Challenges :o)

http://thepapershelter.blogspot.co.uk/ # 69 The Great Outdoors




This image shows die cut label with ribbon for recording of a greeting.  Thank you so much for reading this post.  Sending warmest wishes to all of you.

Hugs

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Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Whoopsi Daisy Fairy

Good evening lovely people.  I hope this finds you well.  I have been really busy this week and have not managed to list as many cards as I would like.  We are having lots of family celebrations and I have been making lots of crafty projects for these. 



I saw this lovely freebie image on Whoopsi Daisy Challenge and have enjoyed making this card.  I ordered some papers from Dies to Die For and they very kindly sent a selection of free die cuts some of which are featured above.  I need to get these dies, particularly the floral one.
 List of Materials used to make this card:

Core'dinations 12 x 12 cardstock and 12 x 12 Websters Design Papers.  

Image from Whoopsie Daisy coloured using Promarker Pens and distressed inks.

Die cuts provided as above

Ribbons and fabulous crystal swirls from my stash.

Butterfly inside the card has been stamped and silver embossed by me.

Tag printed and glittered with dandelion heads and Make a Wish.



Image showing the bottom of the card with little pocket and tag with glittered decoration and greeting.



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

http://papermakeupstamps.blogspot.co.uk/ # 41 - Things with Wings


I am so happy to have found time to share this card with you this evening.  Sending warmest wishes to you all.

Hugs


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Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Wings of Hope

 Hello to everyone and Happy Day.  Its Tuesday and time for another wonderful Challenge from Bearly Mine Challenge.  Here is my card for this fun Challenge.




Congratulations to the winner and Top 3 for Challenge #38.  We really appreciate your participation and love to look at all your fabulous creations.

The Challenge for this week is Tic-Tac-Toe - use elements as above from either a straight or diagonal line.

My Challenge card features Dies, Flowers and Sentiments.

Our Sponsor for this week is the wonderful Whimsy Stamps who are offering a prize of 5 Digital Stamps of the winners Choice.



List of Materials used to make this card :o)

Kanban shaped card base.  12 x12 card for mat and layer. 

Bearly Mine Designs Paper - Floral Breeze

Image - Wings of Hope by Crissy Armstrong for Whimsy Stamps, coloured using Promarker Pens and Prismacolour Pens.  Lots of lovely glitter has been used.  This is one of my all time favourite stamps and I was so pleased to use it,  I made my card for this Challenge a couple of weeks ago.  How's that for enthusiasm.

Die Cuts, Spellbinders, Marianne Designs, Magnolia, Go Kreate, Cheery Lynn Designs.

Flowers from my stash

Lili of the Valley Sentiment Stamped using Verismark and Embossing Powder - Gold - extra fine.



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

http://emergencycrafterschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Butterflies, Bird or anything with Wings

http://www.drsdesignsblog.blogspot.co.uk/ - Challenge #28 - Flying Friends

http://craftycalendarchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Flowers in Bloom

http://craftymesschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge # 10 - Fantasy

http://fashionablestampingchallenges.cottagecrafts.ie/?p=3563 # 23 - Magical and very mystical

http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ # 114 - Anything Goes

http://foreverfriendschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ # 38 - Anything Goes

http://hookedoncraftchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ #21 - All that Glitters


Thank you so much for reading my post for today.  I hope you like me card.   Sending warmest wishes to you all.

Hugs

Laine


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Friday, 8 June 2012

Spring Fairy from Crafts and Me

Hello and happy day to everyone from a battered and windswept part of GB.  Where has the summer gone???

My card for today will hopefully lift our spirits as it features the fabulous Spring Stamp from



List of Materials used to make this card :o)

Core'dinations Card and Glitter Card.  Kaisercraft Paper 

Wonderful stamp from Crafts and me printed onto Elegance Satin Paper from Joanna Sheen and coloured using Promarker, Fexmarker Pens, Prismacolour Pencils and glittered.  

A variety of punched images, butterflies from Anna Griffin and die cuts from Spellbinder, Memory Box and roses made and coloured by me using a roses die from Cheery Lynn Designs.

Metal flower supports, crystal flourish, pearls and lovely stitched pleated ribbon. 

Mushroom mini tags purchased on Etsy and die cut label stamped with Versimark Ink at corners and with greeting and silver fine embossing powder.



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

http://craftyribbonschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Challenge 21 - Butterflies and Bows




http://liastampz.blogspot.co.uk/ - Challenge 18 - Things with wings




http://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Pearls  and Swirls Challenge # 5

http://creataliciouschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Challenge # 34 - Bingo - Easel Card, ribbon, butterflies


Image showing the bottom of the Easel Card with decorated pocket containing embossed label with ribbon and decorative flowers.   I have really enjoyed making this card for today.  Thank you so much for reading this post.   Sending warmest wishes to you all.

Hugs

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Sunday, 3 June 2012

Diva 111 - GDT card for Jackson's Digital Express

Hello and Happy Day to everyone.  Today I am posting my GTD card featuring the fabulous Image  Diva 111  by Fine Arts by Robert Jackson.



I was a recent competition winner and was asked to use one of Robert's stunning images to create my card for the Colour Challenge.  Please visit via the link below to view the wonderful Design Team inspiration.


 
The colours to be used in the Challenge were navy - I struggled a little with this, yellow and silver and my card featuring the fabulous Diva 111 is shown above.

Lists of materials used to make this card  :o)

Core'dinations card stock 12" x 12" in dark blue.

Blue designer paper from my stock.  Beautiful grey glitter embossed acetate from Kanban.

Wonderful Diva 111 image coloured using Promarker and Flexmarker Pens with silver glitter spot backing and lots of silver liquid pearls edging to image and Cutting Die mount.

Yellow ribbon, yellow flowers and feathers, pale yellow die cut butterflies and flower mounts.

Yellow metal mirror card corner die cuts.  Spellbinder mount for sentiment ticket.



I would like to enter this card for the following Challenges  :o)

http://craftingwhenwecanchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ - Challenge 19 - Fashion and pearls.

http://thecraftypad.blogspot.co.uk/ - #173 - Ribbon Challenge


Image showing the bottom of the Easel card showing papers, decoration and die cuts used.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post.  I hope you like my card.

Sending warm wishes to all.

Hugs


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Alisa with Roses from Mo Manning

 Hello and happy Jubilee Day to everyone.  I write to you from under my big furry throw.  Its freezing here today.  Summer has vanished and we have cold, cold, rain.  I have been waving my little Union Jack Flag at the telly as the Queens Flotilla Procession proceeds down the Thames in the pouring rain.  Awwww!!!

Anyhow on to my card for today which features the amazing image Alisa with Roses and she typifies the type of weather we should be having at the moment.  My garden is full of the most delicious roses and the smell is overpowering.  Yummy.  



I have had a lot of fun making this card which is a Z- style card with a mini card insert on a stepper.  Blogger has been playing up and I cannot show you all  the detail I would like to as the pictures are to big.


Image showing the front of the card.  It is about 5" x 5" and is a couple of centimetres deep to hold the inner card and embellishment.

List of Materials used to make this card.

Alisa with Roses from Mo Manning coloured with Promarker, Flexmarker Pens and Prismacolour Pencils.  Lightly glittered.  Printed onto Joanna Sheen Satin Elegance Card.

Outside of card - Crafters Companion Card, 2 sheets of butterfly die cut card with gems.  Wonderful glittered ribbon from the Glitter Girl.  flowers and gem flourish from my stash.  Core'dinations Card and wonderful Summers Rose's from Bearly Mine Designs.

Inner card - Shaped card from Kanban with Alisa image, some flowers from my stash and ladybird 3d embellishments.  The inside of the card has further ladybird embellishment, further paper/card panel and Kanban foiled topper.  This card is mounted on a stepper.

Inside of main card features further lovely papers and glittered toppers.  Small pocket with Magical Day sentiment and die cut topper with matching ribbon for a personal greeting.


A closer view of this fabulous image.

I would like to enter this card for the following Challenges :o)



http://ribbongirls.blogspot.co.uk/ - Use ribbon or lace.

 http://thesquirrelandthefox.blogspot.co.uk/  - Challenge # 19 - Winter or Summer






http://totallypapercrafts.blogspot.co.uk/ - fold, folds, and more folds.


Image showing the inside of the main card with papers, pocket, tag and ribbon.




Image showing the inside of the mini card with papers and Kanban Foiled Topper.

Thank you so much for reading this post.  I have not seen another card of this design in my travels through blogland.  Sending warmest wishes to you all for the return of Summer.

Hugs

Laine

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