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Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Love and Romance

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

A couple of errands to do this morning before I get into the craft room.

I am finishing off my samples for the new IndigoBlu shows next week.

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Many thanks!

Today a vintage romantic card to share.


Step by Step

1. Patterned deckle edge A5 card base from my stash.
2. Distressed square doily with Distress Oxide vintage photo.
3. Added lace trim across the centre of the card and added the image.
4. Added 3 small roses and gold stamens.
5. To finish off added the sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Always Fun Challenges #59 - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations #200 - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #207 - Always Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #82 - Always Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge #5 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 21 May 2018

Peony

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Happy Monday to you all and hope you all had a good weekend.

WOW what a busy weekend I have had, videoing, editing and uploading 5 videos. I still have another 5 to do before I go on holiday too!

I had a good chill on Saturday in the garden as well on Sunday for just a couple of hours.
I hope the sun was shining where you were.

Today sharing a card that I made for the IndigoBlu shows last Friday.
I love peonies and this stamp set is gorgeous. I also used the Collectors Edition bumblebee.


Step by Step

1. 8 inch scalloped circle base card.
2. Matted and layered gold and navy pearlescent card.
3. Onto stamping card I stamped the peony with Versamark and embossed with navy blue embossing powder then coloured with Luscious powders cherry lips.
4. I masked the peony and stamped the leaves embossed with gold embossing powder and painted with Acrylic paint ugly duckling.
5. To finish off stamped the bees and coloured with gold luscious powders.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Calendar - Things with Wings
Crafty Friends #84 - Letter B is for Bees
My time to Craft #371 - Circles
The Fairy & the Unicorn - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #296 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Sunday, 20 May 2018

Vintage Christmas

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Oh my word I am so behind in making a start on my Christmas cards.
Yes I know it is only May but needs must!

I have used Unforgettable Moment from Paper Shelter, I love these images and check out what fabulous images they have, you get papers as well as coloured images too.


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered red and brown snowflake papers.
3. Printed image onto Make it Colour card and coloured with Copic Sketch Pens, then matted and layered onto gold card.
4. Added lace and pearl trim along the bottom.
5. To finish off I added the sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

The Paper Shelter #339 - Lace and Pearls
The Merry Christmas Challenge #20 - AAG Christmas
Colour Crazy Challenge #20 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz #417 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles #20 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting


Saturday, 19 May 2018

May Vlog - Week 3

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

How has your day been?

I have had quite a busy morning but enjoyed relaxing in the garden this afternoon reading my Tom Clancy book and catching some rays.

Sharing with you this evening my weekly vlog of what has been happening in my little crafty piece of heaven.

Wishing you all a wonderful evening.

To watch the video please click the LINK


Thank you for visiting and watching!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 18 May 2018

IndigoBlu Samples

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Friday already and I will be doing some videos this weekend.

Lou is on Hochanda today at 12 and 4 pm representing IndigoBlu.

There are a lot of your favourites and some new products too!

Here are a couple of my samples for today's shows.



Love creating double easel cards. An assortment of stamps, acrylic paints and luscious powders used in the making of this card.


Love this large bumble bee!


Orchid Stamp coloured with new Acrylic paint and luscious powders


Marigold and Peony Stamp painted with Luscious Powders and Acrylic Paint


Peony stamp with Dinkie Butterfly.

Thank you so much for visiting today
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 17 May 2018

Wildflower Clock

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

How are you all this evening!

I have had a very busy but productive day making cards for my blog.

Tonight I am sharing with you day 1 in my Altered Art series for May.
The first project is a clock which measures just under 6 inches square.

I am selling my mixed media projects on my Facebook page.


To watch how I created and decorated the clock please click the LINK


Thank you for visiting and watching!
Happy Crafting!


Conie Fong's Alanna

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you are all well, off to get weighed this morning and then a couple of errands.

Today I am sharing my news that for May and June I have been chosen as Guest Designer for Conie Fong. How exciting is that? 

If like me you love Conie Fong's images then why not join us over on Facebook where you can enter the colouring challenges and be one of the lucky ones to be guest designer or win some of Conie's images.

I am sharing a card using the beautiful Alanna which you can purchase from Conie's Etsy shop.


Step by Step

1. A5 oval white base card.
2. Matted and layered purple card cut out with SB Grande Scalloped die, then cut out polka dot grey card with oval die.
3. Printed image onto Make it Colour card and coloured with Copic Sketch markers, I then cut out and matted and layered onto purple card.
4. Arranged the bouquet of flowers along the base of the image from Wild Orchid Crafts.
5. To finish off added a lace lilac butterfly.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Craftaholics R US #20 - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #366 - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner #165 - Add a Flowers
Creative Moments #143 - Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts #48 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!