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Tuesday, 31 March 2020

March Yarn Giveaway Winner

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all? I hope you are all keeping well and coping with being in isolation.

I have a busy week this week making samples for upcoming Imagination Crafts shows.

What are you plans for today?

Today sharing the video announcing the winner of March's yarn giveaway.

The yarn this month is 5 x 50g of pale blue double baby yarn, this was made in Turkey.


To watch the video please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 30 March 2020

The Lady

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How is isolation going with you?

We are so far keeping ourselves occupied with our hobbies which is a good thing.
Rick is involved in research our family tree as well as spending time in the garden when time allows and I am crafting, reading, watching movies and knitting/crocheting.

Sharing a new card with you today using The Lady from The Paper Shelter.


Step by Step

1. A5 white patterned base card.
2. Matted and layered pink floral card and cream card.
3 Printed pre-coloured image and cut out before adding faux stitching around the mat.
4. Created a flower with lace flower and leaf.
5. To finish off added the cabachon to centre of flower and birthday sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Gals Corner #205 - Flowers
The Paper Shelter #420 - Flowers of Spring
Through the Purple Haze #165 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz #499 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #391 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!




Sunday, 29 March 2020

Christmas Card Club - Candles

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

WOW where did March go?

I hope that your weekend is going well and you are having a good time.

I have had a nice chilled relaxing weekend, no crafting just pottering about the house, a bit of knitting and reading too.

Today sharing my Christmas Card club card, the theme chosen by Rita is candles.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered gold and patterned gold card.
3. Matted and layered image onto gold card.
4. Added 3 white wooden star embellishments.
5. To finish off added the Christmas sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Jingle Belles - Vintage Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas #483 - Christmas + Stars
Krafy Chicks #600 - All Occasions 
The Holly & The Ivy #68 - Anything Christmas Goes
Merry Little Christmas #20 - Anything Christmas Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Saturday, 28 March 2020

Believe

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Hope you all had a lovely week and you have a great weekend.

No plans as such here this weekend, might get some videos done, not sure yet.

Today sharing a new card using Cadence and Sheena products


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered black card.
3. Painted background onto watercolour card.
4. Stencilled flowers and leaves with Dora paints using Secret Garden stencil.
4. To finish off stamped the dragonfly, coloured with Dora paints and added the die cut sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Southern Girls - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
The Crafter's Cafe #238 - Animals
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
The Creative Crafters #26 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #391 - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 27 March 2020

March Vlog

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Hope you are all keeping well and staying safe.

Housework this morning along with the washing and once that is done spending the rest of the day in the craft room. 

What are your plans for today?

Sharing today my monthly vlog for the month of March.

To watch the video please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting and watching today!
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 26 March 2020

Celebrate Life's Beauty

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Happy Thursday to you all!

My dad is all sorted now for the next 2 weeks as Rick and I are now on lock down.
I had to do my dads shopping and sort out his prescription.  He is doing well and I am just so relieved to have been able to get his shopping for him as I don't want him going out at all.

Please stay safe and carry on crafting!

Today another watercoloured card using Sheena's products.


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 Kraft square base card.
2. Matted and layered brown pearlescent card.
3. Stamped image onto watercolour card then using liquid pigment inks created background around stamped image and added salt whilst ink was wet.
4. Watercoloured flowers and added the Cadence just pearls, whilst wet added Sheena's metallic powder in gold.
5. To finish off using Micron pen drew around the background and stamped sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Arty Divas #18 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Anything Goes
Unicorn Challenges #52 - Flower Power
613 Avenue Create #231 - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #128 - Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge #3 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Tuesday, 24 March 2020

March Mini Mission - Tears of Joy

Good Morning Crafty Friends

I hope you are well and keeping safe.

I am going to spend the day chilling out today, might do a bit of crafting.
What are you doing today?

Today sharing my mini mission tag journal page for March.


Here are the prompts for this month.


To watch the video please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 23 March 2020

Peace

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you all had a great weekend.

Today I have a dentist appointment which I never enjoy going, but hey ho needs must.

Today a quick and simple card using Imagination Crafts Rice Paper and Cadence paints.


Step by Step

1. A5 white base card.
2. Matted and layered deep orange card.
3. Adhered rice paper to white card.
4. Painted the flowers and lanterns with Starlight paints.
5. To finish off I stencilled the word peace.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A bit more time to Craft #112 - Anything Goes
Love to Craft #44 - Anything Goes
Crafter's Castle #27 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #390 - Anything Goes
Through the Purple Haze #165 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Saturday, 21 March 2020

Where Flowers Bloom...

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Another week gone in the blink of an eye.

What are your plans for this weekend?
We haven't got any as yet and it is Mother's day tomorrow and going to cook a nice meal.

Sharing another card using Sheena's products.


Step by Step

1. A5 white base card.
2. Matted and layered navy blue pearlescent card.
3. Stamped image and created backround using pigment inks and salt.
4. Watercoloured flowers, added the just pearls and sprinkled metallic powder over whilst wet.
5. To finish off added splats and stamped sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Cardz 4 Galz #117 - Spring Flowers
Craft Rocket #68 - Flowers
Southern Girls - Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps #381 - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner #205 - Flowers
TTCRD - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #390 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 20 March 2020

Mixed Media Canvas - Chic

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Off out to lunch today meeting up with my good friend Lesley.

I am taking a break today from my craft room just for a change as it has been a made busy week.

Today sharing a new mixed media canvas using Imagination Crafts rice paper, stencils, stamps and Cadence products too.


To watch the process please click the LINK


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Creative Artiste #58 - AG mixed media
We Love 2 Create #3 - AG mixed media
Bleeding Art - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
The Creative Crafters #26 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 19 March 2020

Tractors

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How has your week been so far?

I have had quite a busy week with one thing and another.
This morning is busy doing some errands and then weigh in.

Today a male card for all tractor enthusiasts.


Step by Step

1. A5 oval card base.
2. Matted and layered patterned and cream card.
3. Adhered topper.
4. Added cogs to both sides of image.
5. To finish off added the sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following Challenges:

TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges #4 - One for the Boys
All Fun Challenges #4 - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #128 - Always Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenges #3 - Anything Goes 

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Tuesday, 17 March 2020

February 2020 Yarn Giveaway Winner

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you are all keeping well.

Today's video is announcing the winner of February's yarn giveaway.

90 of my subscribers commented and for that I thank you!

The giveaway is this beautiful yarn.


To watch the video please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting!
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 16 March 2020

Flourish

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Hope you all had a good weekend, it goes so quickly.

I had a busy one in the craft room apart from Saturday morning when I went and got my hair cut.

Sharing a new card using Imagination Crafts and Cadence products.


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 square Kraft base card.
2. Matted and layered pink patterned and green card.
3. Stamped and embossed flower from Love, Peace and Happiness collection. 
4. Coloured flower in with Starlight paints.
5. To finish off stamped the sentiment and added the butterfly.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Love to Craft #44 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #389 - Anything Goes
A Bit more time to Craft #112 - Anything Goes
Creative Craft Cottage #127 - For the Girls
The Flower Challenge #42 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today.
Happy Crafting!


Sunday, 15 March 2020

Christmas Card Club - Garland or Wreaths

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you are having a good weekend so far.

Today sharing with you another card in the Christmas Card Club.

The theme this week is garland or wreaths and was chosen by Lorraine.

I have recycled an old Christmas card.


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 square Kraft base card.
2. Matted and layered cream and gold card.
3. Die cut the wreath topper with SB Grande circle die.
4. To finish off added the wooden snowflakes and gold gems to the centres.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

The Holly and The Ivy #67 - Anything Christmas Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
CHNC - Anything Christmas Goes
Merry Little Christmas #20 - Anything Christmas Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!




Saturday, 14 March 2020

All things grow with Love

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all?  Have you had a good week.

We have had a busy one and I finally got an outfit for a wedding we are going to in April.

Today sharing with you a card using Sheena's Stamps, pigment inks and ink pad.


Step by Step

1. A5 landscape white base card.
2. Matted and layered green and grey pearlescent card.
3. Stamped the image onto Willow watercolour card.
4. Watercoloured image with pigment inks.
5. To finish off stamped the corners and embossed with gold embossing powder.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Southern Girls - Always Anything Goes
Through the Purple Haze #165 - Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon #540 - 3 of something (butterflies)
Patties Creations #168 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #389 - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 13 March 2020

Mixed Media Canvas - Nature's Creations

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

A typical Friday morning here, housework, washing and ironing.

This afternoon I will be busy in the craft room, as well as all weekend too!

Today's video is a quick mixed media project using rice paper, Starlight Paints, and stamps.


To watch the process please click the LINK


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Creations #407 - Always Anything Goes
All Fun Challenges #4 - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #127 - Always Anything Goes
We Love 2 Create #3 - AG Mixed Media
TTCRD - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 12 March 2020

Imagination Crafts - Journeying

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Sharing with you today my samples I have made using the new collection from
Imagination Crafts.

This collection is very much my cup of tea as it is steampunk/vintage.
I have used Cadence products too!

Sue and Mandy will be on Create and Craft today at 8.15 and 12 noon.

I hope you enjoy the shows.


8 x 8 card


8 x 8 card


Reverse canvas


A4 canvas


Canvas within a frame.

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Mission Inspiration March 2020

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I have a busy day here today in my craft room, I want to make a few cards and using some of my stamps and inks so I might end up with mucky mitts.

Today sharing my Mission Inspiration journal page for March which was set by Mike.

I have used an assortment of Sheena's stamps, dies, Charisma papers and inks.


Here are the prompts I have used.


To watch the process please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 9 March 2020

Flapper Girls

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Happy Monday to you all!

I hope that you all had a good weekend.
We didn't do much but I did manage to get a couple of videos done.

Taking my car in for it's annual service and then off to see my friend for a few hours.

Today sharing a new card using Kanban topper.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered patterned card, mirri card and pink textured card.
3. Decoupaged topper and adhered to layers.
4. Added the sentiment and red gems to the Flappers head bands.
5. To finish off I added the feather and mother of pearl flower.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crazy 4 Challenges #547 - Include image of female
Aud Sentiments #246 - Feminine + Sentiment
CRAFT #547 - Female
Creative Moments #186 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!