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Friday, 31 August 2018

Imagination Crafts One Day Special

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you have all had a wonderful week.

I am so excited to share with you my first sample as Design Team member.

Imagination Crafts for their One Day Special this evening on Hochanda at 6.00 pm, Sue will be on again tomorrow at 9.00 am, 1.00 pm and 5.00 pm

I have used an array of different products from Imagination Crafts on this canvas from Rice Paper to Starlight paints. I have also used the fabulous shabby chic relief paste too.

Thank you for visiting today
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 30 August 2018

ART

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I have had a good day today.

I finally got my target weight and to celebrate had my hair restyled.

Today's video is a door hanger which I have decorated with IndigoBlu products.


To watch the video please click the LINK


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Altered Eclectics - AG Mixed Media
Rhedds Creative Spirit - AG Mixed Media
We Love 2 Create #11 - AG Mixed Media

Many thanks for your visits and comments 
Happy Crafting!


Conie Fong Bella with Gift

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope your week is going well and managing to get some crafting done.

I have been very productive and hoping it continues.

Today sharing this cute Bella with Gift from Conie Fong which you can purchase in her Etsy shop.

I have used the following Copic's to colour the image:

Fur - E53, E55, E57
Ribbon and Dress - V20, V25, BV17
Chocolate Box - B02, B04, B12
Flowers - FB2, FV2



Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 Kraft square base card.
2. Matted and layered brown and blue patterned paper from stash.
3. Coloured image with Copics above and cut out with SB labels 25 before matting and layering onto a doily.
4. Made a triple loop using gold organza ribbon and popped a rose in the centre.
5. To finish off added the pearl corner.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
Creates & Makes #24 - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday #35 - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread #75 - Anything Goes
Cute N Crafty #8 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Hello Friend

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

A very busy day colouring DT images in for next month.

I hope you all have a wonderful day.

Today's card is using Friend stamp set from Stamps by Me


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white scalloped square base card.
2. Matted and layered purple card.
3. To create background I used IndigoBlu acrylic paints and stamps.
4. Stamped the sentiment and leafy design with Versafine and embossed.
5. To finish off coloured the leaves with SN glitter pens.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Use your Stuff - Lots of Colour
The Corrosive Challenge #8 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Everybody Art Challenge #430 - Use a Stamp

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Tuesday, 28 August 2018

You're Bloomin Marvellous ATCoins

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

Hope you have had a good day today!

Tonight's video is all about ATCoins, I have used IndigoBlu acrylic paints, Luscious powders and stamps to create these.


To watch the process please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Faith

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you today?

Kath is coming today and we are off too Ikea to get some new bits and bobs for her new studio.
How exciting!

Today's card is made using foliage stamp set from Stamps by Me


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card.
2. Matted and layered green and bronze pearlescent card.
3. To create the dictionary background I used distress oxides and stencilled some leaves.
4. Stamped 2 of the leaves onto the background with Versafine and embossed with WOW embossing powder. I then stamped the foliage onto white card, embossed and then cut out.
5. To finish off I wrapped brown twine around all layers before adhering to base card. I then coloured the foliage with Zig Brush pens and added the "Faith" ticket.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

The Artistic Stamper - Anything Goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - AG with Handmade Bow
CHPP - AG with Patterned Paper
Daisy Chain #22 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 27 August 2018

Flora Musica

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope that you are all having a lovely bank holiday weekend.

I have a nice relaxing day planned, hoping to get some crocheting done while watching a few movies, the weather isn't very nice at all!

Today's card is made using Flora Musica from Chocolate Baroque's 


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card.
2. Matted and layered blue and glitter card.
3. The background is a mop up from when I was creating background using distress inks.
4. Stamped the image and sentiment with Versafine and embossed with WOW embossing powder.
5. To finish off coloured flowers and leaves with Spectrum Noir glitter pens.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Dragonfly Dreams - Monochrome
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #88 - Anything Goes
Fabrika Fantasy #23 - Anything Goes
Let's Craft & Create #140 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Sunday, 26 August 2018

Lemon Shortbread Posies

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you this Sunday morning, bank holiday weekend for us here in the UK.

I am having a relaxing day today after such a busy one yesterday.

My card is made using Lemon Shortbread Posies digital image.

The Copics I have used to colour this image are as follows:

Hair - E17, E18, E19
Skin - E50, E51, E53
Dress - YR12, YR15, YR18/Y13, Y15, Y17
Posies - Y15 YR15


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered orange and polka dot card.
3. Printed image and coloured with above Copics, matted and layered onto orange card.
4. Cut out 2 banners with patterned paper from stash.
5. To finish off added 4 yellow roses and sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Colour Crazy #34 - Anything Goes
Fussy & Fancy #219 - Anything Goes
Patties Creations #149 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles #34 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #310 - Anything Goes 

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Saturday, 25 August 2018

Vintage Birthday

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Well lots to do here this morning typical housework, washing and ironing.

Hoping to get some time to craft too today but we will see!

A vintage card to share with you today.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card.
2. Matted and layered patterned card and polka dot card.
3. Added floral lace diagonal across card.
4. Adhered topper with foam pads for dimension.
5. To finish off added gold pearl gems and sentiment which has been distress with DI vintage photo.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Aud Sentiments #210 - AG + Sentiment
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Crafter's Cafe #202 - Birthday

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Friday, 24 August 2018

Umbrella Man

Good Morning Crafty Friends

I hope you have all had a wonderful week.

Friday already and yay for the weekend, I have no plans so far for the weekend do you?

Tim Holtz themed CAS card to share today.


Step by Step

1. A5 oval white base card.
2. Matted and layered black card cut out with SB Grande Oval die.
3. Using various blue alcohol ink created the background on Yupo paper.
4. Created background using dictionary paper and distress oxides before cutting out the umbrella man, adhered to card with foam pads for dimension.
5. Added the quote from Tim Holtz small talk stickers.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #372 - Anything Goes
Creative Moments #151 - Always Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts #51 - AG/all about boys & men

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 23 August 2018

Shabby Chic Box - Friend

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

How is everyone this Thursday, have you all had a good day?

I have had a busy one and got quite a bit of admin work done too.

Today sharing with you a shabby chic box using lace, doilies, flowers and acrylic paint from IndigoBlu and my favourite Starlight paint from Imagination Crafts.


I bought the box from The Works, the mdf embellishments were in my stash.

To watch the process please click the LINK


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Altered Eclectics - AG Mixed Media
Rhedds Creative Spirit - AG Mixed Media
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
The Creative Crafters #7 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Thank You!

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Thursday already and weigh in today too!

Just a quick thank you to all my visitors and friends who visit and leave lovely comments.
I do read them all and they make my day!

A quick thank you card to share as we all need to send these from time to time.


Step by Step

1. DL white base card.
2. Matted and layered red and feather patterned card.
3. Distressed toppers with scissors before using Red Brick to distress around the edges.
4. Die cut the sentiment with silver mirri card.
5. To finish off added red pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Creates & Makes #23 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown #406 - Up in the Air
A perfect time to Craft #8 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Just Thinking

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Wednesday already and a fairly busy day today.

I won a couple of images from Silly Shells which you can find on Etsy and I have used the Just Thinking image today.

Copics I have used to colour image are as follows:

Hair - E31, E35, E39
Skin - E50, E51, E53
Scarf - RV21, RV13, RV14
Jacket - B91, B93, B95
Jumper - C00, C02, C04


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card.
2. Matted and layered navy and pink card, before adhering to base card I wrapped white satin ribbon around both layers.
3. Printed image and coloured with above Copics then matted and layered onto navy card.
4. To finish off I added the rosette and blue pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

The Creative Crafter's #7 - Anything Goes
Stempelsonnen Challenge #205 - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
Morgan's Artworld #8 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!




Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Mini Mission August 2018

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

How has you day been?

Tonight I am sharing with you my mini mission journal tag.
This month the letter is Q and the word was Quiet!

I decided to do a quick journal tag page from my tag journal.
I have used Imagination Crafts products which you can purchase from Crafter's Companion.

Here is my tag page.


Here is the prompt!


To watch the process and products I have used to create my tag please click the LINK


Thank you for visiting and watching!
Happy Crafting



Especially 4 U

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

No crafty play day with Kath today so going to be colouring my DT images.

Shopping first and then see Rick off to work before getting in the craft room.

A cute card to share with you today.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 scalloped edge white square base card.
2. Matted and layered pink and brown polka dot card.
3. Matted and layered topper onto patterned card from stash.
4. Added circle lace doily with feathers and flowers which has been distressed with DI vintage photo.
5. To finish off added the sentiment and brown pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

2 Crafty Critter Crazies #17 - AG with a Critter
A bit more time to Craft #74 - Anything Goes
Crafty Animals #17 - Anything Goes
CHPP - AG with Patterned Paper

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 20 August 2018

Evolution

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you have all had a great weekend and the week is a good one for you too!

A card making day here today and then getting bags packed for a crafty play day at Kath's tomorrow.

Today's card is made using Tim Holtz Distress Oxides and Evolution stamp set.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white scalloped edge square base card.
2. Matted and layered Kraft and blue card.
3. To create the background I used DO stormy sky, old paper and ground espresso.
4. I stamped the image with black Versafine and embossed with WOW embossing poweder.
4. To finish off I added Washi tape and quote which reads "get the original and genuine".

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Allsorts #840/1 - From boys to men
Crafting with Dragonflies #111 - Guy Card
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #88 - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #372 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Sunday, 19 August 2018

All Dressed Up Happy Birthday

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How is your weekend going so far?

I had a very busy day yesterday, I managed to get another video done and today hoping to get some more done too!

Today my card is made using the Happy Birthday digital image from All Dressed Up.

The Copics I have used are as follows:

Skin - E50, E51, E53
Hair - YR30, YR31, Y26
Dress & Bows - BG02 BG07, BG09
Balloon - Y02, Y06, Y08


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered yellow and bubble backing paper.
3. Matted and layered another smaller piece of yellow and bubble backing paper.
4. Printed image, coloured with Copics and then matted and layered onto yellow card.
5. To finish off I made a bow with some lace, then added 3 heart clear gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

All Dressed Up #84 - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy #33 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles #33 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #309 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Saturday, 18 August 2018

Monochromatic

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend.

A busy one here doing the usual housework, washing and ironing.

A monochromatic card to share today.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white scalloped edge white base card.
2. Matted and layered silver mirri card and black card which I have stencilled musical notes with Dew Drops Brilliance ink.
3. Matted and layered image onto black card.
4. Stamped sentiment and distressed with DI black soot.
5. To finish off I added a double white bow with guitar charm.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

As you like it - Black/White/Grey - Why
I love this colour combination as it is so elegant and classy
Aud Sentiments #210 - Anything Goes + Sentiment
Craft Rocket #51 - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude #42 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 17 August 2018

Good Luck

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Middle of August already and Friday too, this month is just flying by.

Lots of work to do today, crafting and other tasks to be done too.

A good luck card with a vintage twist.


Step by Step

1. DL white base card.
2. Matted and layered green and patterned card from my stash.
3. Added the locket topper.
4. Added flowers and lace leaf on one side of the locket.
5. To finish off die cut sentiment in gold mirri.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Craftaholics R Us #33 - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #372 - Anything Goes
Creative Moments #150 - Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts #51 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 16 August 2018

Imagination Crafts Haul

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

In July Sue from Imagination Crafts did a One Day Special on Hochanda.

I was so taken with the products (I have quite a few already) that I made a purchase and Rick bought me some of the products too.

This video shares with you what came in my parcel.


I hope you enjoy the video as much as I did opening the parcel.
Please click the LINK



Happy Crafting!


In every life...

Good Morning Crafty Friends

How are you all today?

I am off to weigh in this morning and fingers are crossed and reach my target weight today!
First a few errands to run.

Today's card has been made using one of Mike Deakin's stencils, love these!


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card.
2. Matted and layered orange and yellow card.
3. To create the background I used DO Squeezed Lemonade, Fossilised Amber and Wild Honey.
4. I then stencilled the flower using DI Ripe Persimmon and Crushed Olive, I then stamped the sentiment with Archival ink
5. To finish off I added the pearl and diamante bling along the bottom and peach pearls around the image.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Creates & Makes #23 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Anything Goes
Dragonfly Journeys #124 - Flower Power
Crafty Friends #90 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Time to Celebrate

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you are keeping well and managing to get some crafting done.

A busy day as usual going to be doing some mixed media projects for a change I think, not 100% sure yet.  I will see how the mood takes me.

Today sharing Time to Celebrate image from All Dressed Up

To colour the images I have used the following Copic's

Skin - E51, E51, E53, R20 / E000, E00, E50, R20
Hair - E25, E27, E29 / Y21, YR31, YR21
Dress BG01, BG05, BG09 / R81, R83, R85
Trousers - C01, C03, C05
Boots - C03, C05, C07 
Shoes - E70, E71, E74


Step by Step

1. I created centre stepper card by using pink pearlescent card.
2. Matted and layered white panels and wrapped ribbon around bottom panel.
3. Printed image and coloured with Copic Sketch pens. I then die cut with SB Timeless Rectangle die.
4. Added leaves and flowers to the 2 side panels.
5. To finish off added the metal birthday sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

TTCRD - Anything Goes
Creative Craft Cottage #110 - No Patterned Paper
Fabrika Fantasy #23 - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today
Happy Crafting!