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Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Flowers and Curls with Lemon Shortbread Challenge!

Hello to all.  Its time for a new 'Anything Goes' challenge at Lemon Shortbread.   
I have coloured the beautiful image Flowers and Curls Girl with pencils, as my DT card.  
This really is a lovely image and I had fun making this card!

Materials list for this side stepper card:
Faber Castell Polychromos pencils
Shaped card base and coloured card layers
Various designer papers
Die cut side panel, punched label with embossing folder and gilding wax detail
Punched flowers from designer papers and die cut florish detail
Yellow dots




Happy crafting fun to all!






You can visit the Lemon Shortbread Challenge here.  
You don't have to use a Lemon Shortbread image to enter the challenge, but it would be fabulous if you did.
Join the Lemon Shortbread group on FaceBook.  We would love to see your LS creations.
Digis are available from the Lemon Shortbread shop on Etsy.



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Friday, 23 February 2018

Emoji Wryn!

Hello to all.  Sharing a sweet Tiddly Inks image coloured on Toned Tan paper.  
I love the effect created by pencils on kraft card!
Image is mounted onto a z-fold card which displays the detail and papers used beautifully!



 Materials used:
Faber Castell Polychromos pencils
Kraft card and Toned Tan paper 
Coredinations card and various design papers and elements.
Oval die cuts and tag punch 
Ribbon and recycled love sentiment from my stash.



Challenges entered:



Happy crafting fun to all!



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Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Zebra Greetings!

Hello to all.  I was lucky enough to win a recent craft challenge.  My prize was some stamps from A Day For Daisies. 
 I had lots of fun shopping and picked this stamp and a couple of others.



The background was created with Distress Inks and a stencil.  I was trying to create the feel of a Savannah plain!



Materials list:
Zebra image - A Day For Daisies
Spectrum Noir Artliner - Black
Mini Distress Ink Pads
Tim Holtz Stencil - Tag shape
Black Matt Card
Zebra pattern designer paper and coloured dots.




Challenges entered:
https://colourcrazychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/week-7-anything-goes-craft-challenge.html
http://crafting-with-friends.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/challenge-61-anything-goes.html
http://alwaysfunchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/challenge-46.html
http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/challenge-195.html
http://corrosivechallengesbyjanet.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/challenge-2-february-anything-goes.html

Happy crafting fun to all!



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Sunday, 18 February 2018

Dancing with Daffodils Time!

Hello to all.  Sharing a pencil colouring on kraft paper for this sweet spring themed card.  I have included some pictures of the stages of colouring.

Materials List:
Dancing with Daffodils - Power Poppy
Faber Castell Polychromos pencils
Coredinations Card
Strathmore Toned Tan paper
Designer papers
Easter Stamp and Fiskars tag punch (love it)
Burplap and ribbon daffodil brad and dots from my stash.

Challenges entered:


Happy crafting fun to all!



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Tuesday, 13 February 2018

A Trip Down Memory Laine and some more exciting news!

Hello to all!   Sharing a sweet card for the Lemon Shortbread Challenge!  
I love the artwork of Lemon Shortbread and when I spotted a call for the Challenge Blog Design Team, I applied and was thrilled to be asked to join the team!   
I am really looking forward to working with Vera and the DT! 
This image is so beautiful and full of the fun and vibrancy of 1960's fashion!


List of materials used:
Image 60's Rock and Roll Girl - Lemon Shortbread
Spectrum Noir markers and Polychromos pencils
Neenah card, Centura Pearl card and Sara Signature Designer papers.
Stamped panel with Spectrum Noir Sparkle markers
Colourful punched sentiment and flowers.


Happy crafting fun to all!






You can visit the Lemon Shortbread Challenge here.  
You don't have to use a Lemon Shortbread image to enter the challenge, but it would be fabulous if you did.
Join the Lemon Shortbread group on FaceBook.  We would love to see your LS creations.
Digis are available from the Lemon Shortbread shop on Etsy.



© dreamlaine.blogspot.co.uk 2018.   Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s owner/author is strictly prohibited

Monday, 12 February 2018

Colouring Book Practice!

Hello to all!  Sharing a little colouring book practice with you all today!  
 It was miserable yesterday, cold, wet, with at one point huge hailstones.  
I stayed warm and cosy in my craft room and coloured this amazing image from Coloriage Wild.


This colouring pad from Emmanuelle Collin is full of delicious images and I am enjoying working my way through these! 
The image is coloured with Faber Castelle Polychromos pencils.


I will be entering this in The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge.   
We are now on Day 29, tomorow will be the final day.  
 I have not managed to submit a colouring every day, but most days. 
You can see these on my Instagram account.   
Its been loads of fun and I can't wait for the next one! Thank you to Kathy of The Daily Marker for running the event!

Happy crafting fun to all!



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Sunday, 11 February 2018

Valentine Roses!

Hello to all.  I have been working on a sweet Power Poppy image over the last few days, coloured with Polychromos pencils.
This has now made it onto a card!


 I love these floral images, they are so versatile and pretty.   The Power Poppy Challenge for February is Love to Sparkle and both of those themes have been combined on this card!


Materials list:
Faber Castell Polychromos pencils
White stamping card and silver card
Beautiful designer papers.
Butterfly cut from corrugated board, spray and gilded.
Heart shaped crystal on butterfly.
Fiskars punched sentiment (one of my new toys), its fabulous



Happy crafting fun to all!



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Friday, 9 February 2018

Such a sweet Valentine!

Hello to all!  Sharing a sweet pencil coloured image from Lee H Illustrations for this cute Valentine card.  



Materials List
FC Polychromos pencils
Coredinations card layers and designer papers.
Leonie Pujol love stamp
Distress Inks
Heart button, ribbon, twine, charm are all from my stash.



Challenges entered:
I was delighted to receive a parcel of goodies from Fiskars this week, courtesy of PaperCrafter Magazine. 
My card had been featured in the magazine. 
There were amazing crafting goodies in the parcel, these are pictured below!
Lots of crafting fun for me.
Many thanks to Fiskars and PaperCrafter! 
 The punches are fabulous and you will be seeing them in action soon!



Happy crafting fun to all!



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Monday, 5 February 2018

Beautiful Pansy Sprite and sharing some exciting news!

Hello to all.  I recently applied to join the fabulous design team for Aurora Wings Challenge and was delighted to be asked to become a DT member.
 I am so excited as I love colouring Mitzi's wonderful images.



I would like to share my first Aurora Wings DT card for the Mid-Challenge Inspiration - Anything Goes.  I hope you will join us!



Materials list for reverse z-fold card:
Faber Castell Polychromos pencils
White and mauve card stock.


Designer paper.
Crafter's Companion Fence Die, green card, wood embossing folder and gilding wax
Butterfly dies on card and paper
Sara Signature sentiment stamp, Versafine Ink, oval cutting dies. 
White Gesso and white gel pen.
Lots of sparkle glitter and gems.


Challenges entered:


Happy crafting fun to all!










You can visit the Aurora Wings Challenge here.  You don't have to use an Aurora Wings image to enter the challenge, but it would be fabulous if you did.
Visit us on FB at Stamps by Aurora Wings.  We would love to see your AW creations.
Digis are available from both the Aurora Wings Blog and the Aurora Wings shop on Etsy.  A discount coupon is available above, valid through Tues, 6th Feb. 2018
For further AW inspiration visit the Gallery and for new releases the Showcase Blog.




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Friday, 2 February 2018

A Foxy Little Card!


Hello to all.  A little foxy card today, he is so cute. 




Materials used:
Faber Castell Polychromos pencils and Distress Inks.
Sweet image as linked above.
Designer papers and card from my stash.
Sequins and die cuts.


Happy crafting fun to all!



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Aqua Mermaid!

Hello to all!   Its time for a new 'Anything Goes' challenge at  Lemon Shortbread. I have coloured this sweet mermaid image...