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Sunday, 30 October 2016

Festive project with Crafter's Inspiration Magazine Issue 12.

Hello to all.   I would like to share a sweet gift box with easel card top made from the fabulous freebies from Crafter's Inspiration Magazine Issue 12.  I had so much fun creating this gift box and colouring the sweet images with my Spectrum Noir Illustrator pens.  I love the country/crafty feel of this creation made for The Inspirer's.




List of materials used to make this card:
Crafter's Inspiration 12 magazine - Easel Card Festive Gift Box.
Freebies from magazine:
HB1, HB2, AB1, IBI, BT1, TB1, AP1, FS2, TN2, TN8, GY2.


Thursday, 27 October 2016

Autumnal Fox Card!

Hello to all!  Sharing a sweet Spectrum Noir Illustrator autumnal colouring.  I am loving working with these pens.  They make adding texture and detail to your image so easy.  I have used lots of autumnal themed detail to decorate this cute image. 


List of materials used:
EB1, EB2, EB7, MB1, MB2, BG1, BG6, BO1, GY3, RB1, RB2, TN2, TN3, Blender
Centura Pearl Card
Core'dinations Card
Die Cuts:
Sara Signature Autumn Morning - 12 x 12 Paper Pad - Leaves are Falling
- Hessian Pack - Rustling Leaves
Diesire Classiques Dies - Art Deco Edge Die - Base Die - Stacey
Distress Inks, ribbons, button and twine are from my stash.


This card on Hochanda!


Happy crafting fun to all.    



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Sunday, 23 October 2016

Creating Fancy Folds with Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers!

Hello to all!    Sharing the sweet Molly from Tiddly Inks to practice creating fold detail with my Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers.  Such fun with the brush nib to create the folds and the fine nib to add areas of colour, depth and focus!  I have made a Diorama style card to display this cute girl!



List of materials used to make this card:
Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers:
AB1, AB3, BT5, VB1, BGR3, BT1, TB1, IG6, AP3, AP1, FS8, FS9, PP1,
PP2, LY1, GY3, GB7, TN3, Blender
Centura Pearl Card White and Blue
Digital download papers
Various Die cut hearts and buttons.
Birthday Sentiment



Happy crafting fun to all.    



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Saturday, 22 October 2016

So cute Rowan Fairy!

Hello to all.  Sharing a sweet Wee Stamps image coloured with Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers. She really is cutie in festive red and green!
The new Illustrator markers from Spectrum Noir launched on Friday on Hochanda as the Weekend WOW!  The markers are double-ended with both a brush and ultra fine nib, so are perfect for drawing and illustration! 


List of materials used to make this card:
Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers:
FS2, FS4, FS8, FS9, EB7, EB2. IG6, AP3, AP1, AG3, YG1, GB7, LY1, DG2, GB2,
TN3, PP2, PP4, CR11,
Rowan Fairy – Wee Stamps
Core'dinations Card
Die'sire Essential Star Dies, Christmas 5x2 'Create-a-Card' Metal Die - Let it Snow Die
Sheena Douglass Perfect Partners – Poinsettia Die, Holly and Berries Die
Sara Signature Luxury Ribbon – Winter White, Autumn Morning- Hessian.




Happy crafting fun to all.    



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Friday, 21 October 2016

Fun Christmas Creation with Spectrum Noir Illustrators!

Hello to all!  Sharing a cute festive colouring with the fabulous new Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers from Crafter's Companion.  These really are amazing with the new brush nib and fine point nib.  A complete delight to colour with.  The Illustrators launch today on Hochanda TV.


List of materials used:
Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers:
True Black, BG6, IGS, GY3, BO3, CT3, CR11, Blender
Penguin Image – Redonkulous
Centura Pearl Card
Crafter's Companion Matt Silver Card
Die cuts:
Sara Signature – Traditional Christmas – Decorate Bauble
Sara Signature – Contemporary Christmas – Festive Sentiments Stamps
Circle cutting dies, designer papers, glitter, silver embossing ink and bling from my stash.



Happy crafting fun to all.    



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Deer Friend Card!

Hello to all. I was delighted to recently be asked to join the Spectrum Noir TV design team, along with my continued work for the Spectrum Noir Educational DT.

 For my first assignment I am working with the new Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers.  They are perfect for adding texture and detail.  I had so much fun creating the fur,  shadow and light detail for this cute little deer!  I will be sharing various other Illustrator colourings with you soon!





The markers are double-ended with both a brush and super-fine nib, so are suitable for drawing and illustration!  You will find many new and complimentary shades within the Illustrator collection.



List of materials used to make this card:
Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers:
GY2, BO1, BO2, TN2, TN3, TN7, TN8, TN9, GB4, MB1, MB2, EB2, IG6, LG3, Blender
Core'dinations Card Sara Signature Together Forever Collection - 6x6 Paper Pad
Autumn Morning 5x7 Embossing Folder - In the Forest
Die'sire Classiques Only Words Dies - Thinking of You Die
Marianne heart dies, ribbon, Distress Inks, shaped card base are from my stash.


My card on Hochanda.

Happy crafting fun to all.    



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Thursday, 20 October 2016

Autumnal Scene with the new Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers.

Hello to all!  Have you heard the news?
The new Spectrum Noir Illustrator pens are being launched on Hochanda on 21st October at 10am as part of the Crafter's Companion Birthday week celebrations.  
I was lucky enough to have been able to play with the markers.  They have a fabulous brush nib and an ultra fine nib perfect for adding depth and definition to your colouring.  They really are super duper!


 Sharing a sweet Mo Manning image, coloured with the Spectrum Noir Illustrators.  This image really reminds me of my two girls when they were young!  
You can see the joy in this happy pair. 
I tried to create an autumnal evening for this front stepper card with my markers.  You can feel that crisp evening air setting in, as they scurry home through the leaves.

List of materials:
Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers;
FS8, FS6, FS9, PP1, PP2, CR11, AP1, AP3, EB2, IG6, MB2, GG3, GY1, BO1, BO2, LV1, LV3, CT3,
BO3, GY3, YG1, GB7, LG3, 1B1, GT1, RB2, BGR4, TBI, TB2, TB3, DP2, LG4.
Crafter's Companion Kraft Card
Sara Signature Collection - Autumn Morning: 12 x 12 paper, Picket Fence cutting die, Hessian Pack,
Stamp set Rustling Leaves, In the Forest embossing Folder
Core'dinations Card
Distress Inks and flowers are from my stash.



Happy crafting fun to all.    



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Monday, 17 October 2016

To Welcome Baby!

Its been an exciting week over at Crafter's Companion.
The fabulous Sara Davies received her MBE at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday and on Saturday welcomed a lovely new arrival to the Davies family, Charlie Oscar.  
Many congratulations to Sara, Simon and Oliver!  
This is my card to celebrate the birth of Charlie Oscar and to send every good wish to the family!


List of materials used to make this card:

Pearls, lace and bling are from my stash.



A lovely picture of a proud Mammy and beautiful baby boy!


Happy crafting fun to all.    



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Sunday, 16 October 2016

Festive Bebunni!

Hello to everyone.  Sharing another sweet Bebunni colouring with Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils for The Inspirer's.  I do love Bebunni!


List of materials used to make this card:

Storm Cloud, Sorbet, Citrus, Pistachio, Emerald, Jade, Cherry Red, Carmine, Rock Pool, Duck Egg, Black.
Glitter, ribbon and bling are from my stash.



Happy crafting fun to all.    



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Friday, 14 October 2016

Feature in Die-cutting Essentials Magazine - Issue 16.

Hello to all.  I have just picked up my copy of Issue 16 - Die-cutting Essentials Magazine.   I was delighted to spot that I have a 4 page feature with the fabulous Sara Signature - Contemporary Christmas Collection and my card made the front cover.  How exciting is that!




The magazine is full of Christmas ideas and inspiration.  
One of my projects is also featured online here!

Happy crafting fun to all!

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Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Celebrate with Crafter's Companion.

Hello to all!  I would like to share a card I made to celebrate a very special occasion and a really lovely lady.   
As you may know Sara Davies has her Investiture as an MBE today at Buckingham Palace.  How exciting is that and a fitting recognition for the work and commitment of this extraordinary lady! 
Wishing Sara and her family a fabulous day and sending many Congratulations!



List of materials used: 

Sara Signature Collection: 

English Country Garden Collection - Lazy Daisy Metal Die

English Country Garden Collection - Floral Vine Edge Metal Die

Linen Textured A4 - White Pack of 50

Crystals and ribbon are from my stash.





Happy crafting fun to all!

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Blue Poppy!

Hello to all.  A sweet colouring with the  Spectrum Noir ColourTint graphite watercolour pencils.    Materials list: Sheena...