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Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Deramores Gift Voucher Winner

 Good Morning Friends,

Have a wonderful day and stay safe.

Announcing today over on my You Tube channel the winner of Deramores Gift voucher.

To watch the video click the LINK


I will be sharing my last yarn giveaway on my You Tube channel on Wednesday 2nd December.

Many thanks for visiting.
Happy Crafting!



Monday, 23 November 2020

Crafty Chefs November Challenge

 Good Morning Crafty Friends and Visitors

I hope you all had a good weekend and are keeping well.

A day off from the craft room for me today, not sure what my plans are after our daily walk this morning.

What are you doing?

Sharing with you my Crafty Chefs November challenge card. The challenge was set by Margaret.


If you would like to join our group on Facebook search for Crafty Chefs.

This is this month's challenge.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 5 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered mirri card and rose embossed yellow card.
3. Die cut the LOTV topper called The Mouse and Bee and matted and layered it onto green card.
4. Wrapped white satin and green organza ribbon around the first to mats.
5. To finish off added glitter to the bee and flowers and green gems.

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting and Stay Safe.



Sunday, 22 November 2020

Christmas Card Club 24

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Sharing with you the penultimate Christmas Card Club #24 for this year.

The theme was chosen by Gwen and she chose Deers.

Here is my offering!


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered gold card.
3. Matted and layered the scenic card which is from Imagination Crafts (and very old)
4. Added the die cut deers and snowflakes.
5. To finish off I stamped the sentiment.

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Friday, 20 November 2020

Digi Doodles Snow Friends

 Good Morning Crafty Friends and Visitors

Friday once again, the usual housework, washing and ironing today before I can get into the craft room to finish off some samples.

Sharing a new Christmas card using Digi Doodles Snow Friends digi image.


Step by Step

1. A5 white scalloped edge card.
2. Matted and layered navy blue and snowflake card.
3. Wrapped navy organza ribbon around and tied a bow.
4. Printed image and coloured with markers then added glitter to the hats, bobbles and in the background and where they are standing.
5. To finish off added the sentiment.

Many thanks for visiting today
Happy Crafting and Stay Safe.



Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Timeless

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Hope you are having a good week and keeping safe.

Today is my first mixed media video in quite some time. 

I have used Imagination Crafts and Cadence products.


To watch the process please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Imagination Crafts Floral Mosaics

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Hope all is well and you are keeping yourselves safe.

Today Mandy is on Create and Craft at 12 and 12.45 pm with a new Home Decor collection for Imagination Crafts.

The collection is called Floral Mosiacs with lovely rice papers and stencils along with Cadence products to create some wonderful projects for the home as well as gifts.

I have revamped a ceramic vase with rice papers and stencils


Here is a mirror again using the beautiful stencils and rice paper.


An MDF trinket box.


An MDF ribbon holder


I hope that you enjoy the shows, I know Mandy has lots of inspiration techniques to share.

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Monday, 16 November 2020

Kitten's Boot

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How was your weekend? Did you do anything special?

We did our usual daily walks which is always nice especially as we are on lockdown so it is good to get out and get some fresh air.

Today's card I have used Di's Digi Kittens Boot. As a cat lover I love this image.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered black, pink and patterned card.
3. Stamped and coloured the image then matted and layered onto pink card.
4. Made a double bow using white organza ribbon and added white rose cabachon.
5. To finish off added 3 black pearl gems and sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A bit more time to Craft #128 - Anything Goes
Gem of a Challenge #23 - Anything Goes
Di's Digi Challenge - AG with Di's Digi
Crafter's Castle #35 - Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy #45 - Anything Colouring Goes
Polkadoodles #46 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting and Stay Safe.


Sunday, 15 November 2020

Love and Peace

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you getting on with your Christmas Card making?

I am so pleased with myself that I have made Christmas cards all through the year which has eased the pressure off this year and I am nearly all done now, just the special cards to make for hubby and my friends.

Another Christmas card to share!


Step by Step

1. A5 Gold base card.
2. Matted and layered red and patterned card.
3. Matted and layered topper onto gold card.
4. To finish off added the sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Catz #527 - Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments #264 - Christmas/Winter Animals
Craft Rocket #76 - Christmas/Winter
Krafty Chicks #533 - Christmas

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Friday, 13 November 2020

Christmas Hugs

 Good Morning Crafty Friends

Friday the 13th November, lucky for some!

Not long now until it is Christmas, where has this year gone?

I have now finished with my Christmas cards for this year and all presents are bought and need to be wrapped, once done it means I can chill out now for the rest of the year!


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered navy and snowflake patterned card.
3. Matted and layered topper onto silver card.
4. Added 3 silver snowflakes.
5. To finish off added the sentiment.

ABC Christmas - Winter Wonderland
Little Red Wagon #575 - Non Traditional Christmas Colours
Christmas Cuties #43 - Christmas Bears
Creative Craft Cottage #135 - Chrismtas/Winter
Daisy Chain #47 - Christmas is Coming

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Thursday, 12 November 2020

Sisters

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope that all is well.

Going to take a break from the craft room today just for a change and do some crocheting. 

What are your plans for today?

A vintage card to share today with an image from my stash.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card turned on its side to create a landscape card.
2. Matted and layered beige and patterned card which I have distressed with Archival DI vintage photo.
3. Matted and layered topper which has also been distressed onto bronze card.
4. Added lace leaves and lemon flowers to complement the image.
5. To finish off I add blue pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
CHPP - AG with Patterned Paper
Love to Craft #52 - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting and Stay Safe.


Wednesday, 11 November 2020

Kaleidoscope of Butterflies

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

After our walk this morning I have another busy day in the craft room...

What are your plans for today and how are you keeping yourselves occupied during lockdown.

I am so grateful for my crafting at the moment, I would be climbing the walls especially with not being able to go out and about.

Today I have created my background using Distress Oxides, really enjoyed getting them out to create backgrounds.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card.
2. Matted and layered brown pearlescent card.
3. To create the background I used DO carved pumpkin, broken china and seedless preserves onto watercolour card. Once dry I edged with DO vintage photo.
4. Stamped coloured and cut out the butterflies and arranged them on the background.
5. To finish off used an LOTV sentiment stamp.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Arty Divas #31 - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread #132 - Always Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #145 - Always Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge #11 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting and Stay Safe.

 

Tuesday, 10 November 2020

Mission Inspiration Soar

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Today I have my Mission Inspiration Journal Page to share with you for November.

I have used Cadence and Imagination products to create this page and a video to share too.



To watch how I created this page please click the LINK


I hope that you are all well and keeping safe.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

2 Crafty Critter Crazies #44 - AG with a Critter
A bit more time to Craft #125 - Always Anything Goes
Crafter's Cafe #254 - Anything Goes
Crafty Animals #44 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #407 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


 

Monday, 9 November 2020

Boys and their Toys

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you all had a good weekend.

I had a busy one, today putting the finishing touches to my samples before sending them off.

Today's card I have another LOTV stamped image, love this little boy.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 5 cream square base card.
2. Matted and layered embossed beige card and blue polka dot card.
3. Stamped, coloured and die cut image using TL circle die then matted and layered onto red card.
4. Die cute the birds with brown card.
5. To finish off added the birthday sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A Gem of a Challenge #23 - Anything Goes
Allsorts #597 - Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy #44 - Anything Colouring Goes
Polkadoodles #45 - Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments #263 - AG + Sentiment
Cute Card Thursday #659 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today.
Happy Crafting and Stay Safe.


Sunday, 8 November 2020

Christmas Card Club 23

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Today I am sharing my card for the Christmas Card Club #23.

Rachel chose the theme for this fortnight and she chose Stencils in the background or as a focal image.

I have chosen my stencil to be the focal image which is from Imagination Crafts.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 black square base card.
2. Matted and layered gold and green card.
3. I brayed Diamond Sparkle and Twinkle onto white card.
4. Stencilled the robin using Sparkle and Twinkle in red, green and gold.
5. To finish off stamped the sentiment and added iridescent gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

CHNC #515 - AG Christmas
CAS on Friday #192 - Christmas
Crafty Catz #526 - Anything Goes
Craft Rocket #76 - Christmas/Winter
Paper Shelter #448 - Christmas is Coming

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Saturday, 7 November 2020

Autumn Enchantment

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all?

We are off out on our daily walk and when we get back I will be in the craft room all weekend as I have DT work to do as well as hoping to get some videos done too.

What are your plans?

Todays card I have used Autumn Enchantment from The Paper Shelter


Step by Step

1. 5 x 5 cream square base card.
2. Matted and layered green and cream card.
3. Took the image into my craft studio shrunk the background and fairy to fit the card, I printed off then cut the fairy to decoupage.
4. Matted and layered topper onto mustard embossed card.
5. To finish off added 3 die cut leaves and 3 brown pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Cute Card Thursday #659 - Anything Goes 
Lemon Shortbread #132 - Anything Goes
The Paper Girls #211 - Fall/Pumpkin Colour Palette
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
International Art & Soul #95 - Fairies and/or Elves

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting and Stay Safe.


Friday, 6 November 2020

Emma's Shoes

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you are all staying safe and now here in the UK we are on lockdown for a month.

Plenty to keep me busy with DT work and other crafting such as videos and card making.

I hope that you have plenty to keep you occupied.

Today's card I have used LOTV topper "Emma's Shoes"


Step by Step

1. A5 white landscape base card.
2. Matted and layered silver and purple/pink card.
3. Wrapped white lace across the middle of the layers.
4. Matted and layered the topper onto silver card.
5. To finish off I added TL shoe die and iridescent gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Creations #415 - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday #659 - Anything Goes
Fab n Funky #501 - Anything but Christmas
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Thursday, 5 November 2020

A Pair of Cardinals

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

What are your plans for today?

After our walk I am going to chill for the rest of the day.

The topper on this card came in Happy Mail from Mike and Ian, they know me so well, I love birds.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 square white base card.
2. Matted and layered red and brown feather patterned paper.
3. Matted and layered topper onto red card.
4. To finish off I added the feather and mother of pearl flower.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies #44 - AG with a Critter
The Crafter's Cafe #254 - Anything Goes
Crafty Animals #44 - Always Anything Goes
Love to Craft #52 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Wednesday, 4 November 2020

November Giveaway

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Hope all is well in your world.

As it is the first Wednesday of the month it is time for my giveaway.

Due to the post being so expensive this month as a trial I am giving away £10 gift card to use at Deramores which is the UK's leading online award winning knitting and crochet retailer.

I have used their wool which is beautiful and they have many different types of yarn and wool along with patterns, accessories and so much more.

To enter watch the video by clicking the LINK 

Remember to leave a comment and share with your friends.

Good Luck


Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Tuesday, 3 November 2020

Imagination Crafts USB Volume 3

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all?

Did you all have a good weekend?

Today Mandy is on Create and Craft with Imagination Crafts Volume 3 USB.

Here are my samples, I have used rice paper from each collection along with stencils and Cadence products.





Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Monday, 2 November 2020

Motherly Love

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

It has been a hectic time lately, lots of samples to make for Imagination Crafts.

Hoping to finish off the last of them today and get them ready for posting tomorrow.

What have you all been up to?

There is nothing in the world better than the love of a mother and I hope you like this card.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 black square base card.
2. Matted and layered white and pink patterned card.
3. Wrapped black and white patterned ribbon around both layers.
4. Matted and layered topper onto white card.
5. To finish off added a double pink bow and cabochon and black pearls to 2 corners.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #145 - Always Anything Goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - AG with a Bow
The Crafter's Cafe #254 - Anything Goes
Girlz Creative Crafts #6 - Ribbon, Rope, Lace
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!