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Tuesday, 31 December 2019

December Yarn Giveaway

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Well here we are the last day of 2019 and what a year!

Today sharing with you all the last yarn giveaway for this year.

There are 3 100 gram balls of yarn for one lucky winner who leaves a comment and is a subscriber of my you tube channel.

The colours are amethyst, cranberry and light pink.


To watch the video and hopefully join in please click the LINK


Wishing you all a happy, healthy and crafty 2020

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 30 December 2019

Honey Bee Sprite

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Well can you believe there is only 2 more days left of 2019!

What a year it has been, plenty of ups and downs and lots of good things have happened to me personally and for both of us!

Today sharing a new card using Aurora Wings Honey Bee Sprite.

I have coloured the image with the following Copics:

Skin - E50, E51, E53, White Gel Pen
Jar - E97, YR27, E99
Wings - Spica Glitter Pens Black and Yellow
Hat/Fur/Booties - C03, C05, C07, C09, Y13, Y15, Y17


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 Square Kraft base card.
2. Matted and layered yellow card.
3. To create background I used DO stormy sky, Vintage photo and squeezed lemonade, I then stencilled the honeycombe using DI Ground Espresso.
4. Printed image and coloured with above Copics before matting and layering onto yellow card.
5. To finish off I stamped the bees and coloured with Spica Glitter Pen in Yellow!

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Allsorts Challenge #551/2 - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar #296 - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy #50 - Anything Colouring Goes
Patties Creations #165 - Animals/Bears
QKR Stampede #378 - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday #614 - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Saturday, 28 December 2019

Life is not measured by...

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you have all had a great week and have a fabulous weekend.

No plans here as yet, I know I am going to chill out and get some more of my crocheting done, I have started a granny blanket!

Another quick card made using items from my craft stash.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered cream and floral paper.
3. Matted and layered sentiment topper onto white doily.
4. To finish off added an assortment of different pink roses.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Cute Card Thursday #614 - Anything Goes
Southern Girls - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown #447 - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create #228 - Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenges #12 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 27 December 2019

December Vlog

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Today sharing with you my December Vlog!

I hope that you are all well and had a good week.

I want to thank you all for supporting my You Tube channel and love reading your comments.

To watch the video please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting and commenting!
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 26 December 2019

Ribbon and Pearls

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope that you all had a lovely Christmas and Santa was good to you!

I was totally spoilt with lots of new crafty goodies and other wonderful presents off Rick, family and friends!

Today sharing a quick card using items from my craft stash


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered purple and patterned lilac ard.
3. Wrapped silver organza ribbon around both layers before adhering to base card.
4. Added the topper and sentiment which I distressed around edges with DI brushed concorde.
5. To finish off added the pearl trim along the ribbon and roses.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A bit more time to Craft #106 - Always Anything Goes
Love to Craft #41 - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes
The Creative Crafters #23 - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #120 - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Wednesday, 25 December 2019

Merry Christmas

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very 
MERRY CHRISTMAS

I hope that it is all that you want it to be and sending extra special wishes to all my friends who are all on their own too!


Love and Best wishes to you all!



Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Mixed Media Canvas - Steampunk

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Happy Christmas Eve to you all.

Craft room is now closed until after Christmas.

Just a bit of cleaning this morning and relaxing this afternoon watching some movies.

Today sharing my last mixed media video with you all!


To watch the process please click the LINK


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Sandee & Amelia's Steampunk - AG Steampunk/Industrial
International Art and Soul #73 - Anything but a Card
Creative Artiste #56 - AG Mixed Media
Moving along with the Times #112 - Anything but a Card
Creative Moments #182 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 23 December 2019

Leaves

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

A very busy day planned as last of the Christmas food shopping to buy, a visit to mum and dads and last minute wrapping of presents.

Craft room is shut down now until after Christmas!

A new card using Krista Smith's Leaves which has been coloured with the following Copics:

Skin - E50, E51, E53
Hair - E09, E15, E19
Jacket - B91, B93, B95
Trousers - YG03, G94, G99
Scarf/Gloves - R35, R37, R39 C01, C03, C05
Pumps - C03, C05, C07
Leaves - YG97, YR04, Y17, R27


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 square Kraft base card.
2. Matted and layered red pearlescent card.
3. To create background I used DO worn lipstick, salty ocean and carved pumpkin, stencilled autumn leaves using DI barn door and carved pumpkin.
4. Printed image and coloured with above Copics then matted and layered onto red card.
5. To finish off added 3 autumnal leaves from stash.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Allsorts #551/2 - Anything Goes
Crafter's Castle #24 - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #404 - Anything Goes
Creative Moments #182 - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Saturday, 21 December 2019

Finley Ski's

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Can you believe it is the last Saturday before Christmas!!!

Plenty of cleaning and washing to do before the weekend if over.
Need to deliver Christmas presents too!

Last Christmas card to share with you for this year and I have used Finley by Digi Doodle Studios

I have used the following Copics to colour the image:

Penguin - BV23, BV25, BV29, C00, Y17, YR16
Scarf - YG03, G94, G99, Y15, Y08, Y18
Hat - R35, R37, R39
Ski's - R35, R37, R39, C01, C03, C05



Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered silver mirri and patterned blue card.
3. Printed image and coloured with above Copics, added glitter for the slopes, die cut and matted and layered to a doily.
4. Added clear gems to the corners.
5. To finish off added the sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Brown Sugar #296 - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy #50 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #37 - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday #613 - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner #202 - Tis the Season
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Anything Christmas
Digi Choosday #51 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 20 December 2019

Mission Inspiration December 2019 Family

Good Morning Crafty Friends, 

I hope you have all had a good week.

It has been a very busy week and today I get to spend time in the craft room doing some secret design team work.

Today sharing my Mission Inspiration journal page for this month.
Can you believe this is the last for this year!


Here are the prompts, if you would like to join our Facebook group Mission Inspiration we look forward to seeing you there.


To watch the video please click the LINK


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Moving along with the Times #113 - Anything but a card
Moo Mania & More #206 - Anything Goes
International Art & Soul #73 - Anything but a Card
We love 2 Create #12 - AG Mixed Media
2 Crafty Critter Crazies #33 - AG with a Critter

Many thanks for visiting today
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 19 December 2019

Get Well Soon

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Hope all is well with your world!

You can never have enough get well, thank you and sympathy cards in your stash so I have been making some to add to my stash.

Last weigh in before Christmas, fingers crossed I have lost this week.

I have used Sheena's Flowers of Britain dies, Charisma papers and background papers.


Step by Step

1. A5 landscape white base card.
2. Matted and layered patterned paper and yellow card.
3. Wrapped dragonfly lace around both layers.
4. Decoupaged the flowers.
5. To finish off added the "get well soon" sentiment and 3 star gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Arty Divas #11 - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends#120 - Always Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge #12 - Anything Goes
Love to Craft #41 - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

November Yarn Giveaway Winner

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Hope all is well and you are having a good week so far.

Mike, Ian and Mr Bentley are coming to visit today and looking forward to catching up with them.

Today's video is sharing the winner of November's yarn giveaway.


To watch the video please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting and watching
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 16 December 2019

Princess Molly

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all this Monday morning?

I had a very busy but productive weekend and this week is going to be very busy too!

Today sharing a new card using Conie Fong's Princess Molly which I have coloured with the following Copics:

Skin - E50, E51, E53, R20
Hair, E71, E74, E77, E79
Dress/Shoes - Y23, Y15, Y17
Flowers - Spica Glitter Pens Orange & Yellow
Crown - FY1 Spica Yellow


Step by Step

1. A5 white landscape base card.
2. Matted and layered yellow card and background card created using Brusho's Ultramarine, Lemon and Gambage and distressing around edges with DI brushed concorde.
3. Printed out image and coloured with above Copics, matted and layered onto purple card.
4. Arranged roses and pearl trim.
5. To finish off added lace butterfly and pearl trim to 2 corners.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A Gem of a Challenge #24 - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy #49 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles #50 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #376 - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude #58 - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday #612 - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #404 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Saturday, 14 December 2019

Snowman and Birdie Friends

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

All Christmas gift shopping is done and will be spending the weekend wrapping presents.

Not a big fan of wrapping, love getting the presents but not wrapping, is there anyone else with me?

A new card to share using Conie Fong's Snowman with Birdie Friends.

I have used the following Copics to colour the image:

Snowman - C00, B0000, B000
Hats - R35, R37, R39, B12, B14, B37, BV23, BV25, BV29
Scarf - R35, B37, Spica pen for hearts
Birds - E41, E42, E43
Bauble - R35, R37, R39
Holly - Spica Pens


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 black square base card.
2. Matted and layered grey and green patterned card and mirri card.
3. Printed image die cut with circle die and coloured with above Copics before matting and layering onto red card.
4. Made a double bow with silver organza ribbon, added a snowflake charm and red pearl gem.
5. To finish off added the sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Colour Crazy #49 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz #489 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles #50 - Anything Goes
Cardz 4 Galz #112 - Cute Christmas
Crafty Gals #202 - Tis the Season

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Friday, 13 December 2019

Mixed Media 2020 Journal Covers

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope that you are all well and have had a good week.

Today sharing with you a new video decorating the journal covers for my Mission Inspiration journal for 2020.

I have used Sue Baker Presents Secret Garden rice papers and Die Cuts, Cadence Waxes and Imagination Crafts Starlight paints.


To watch the video please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 12 December 2019

Special Day

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you are all well and having a good week.

Can you believe that 2 weeks today and it will be all over for another year!

Both Rick and I are poorly with this flu bug. Spent most of yesterday in bed, I have so much to do but not got the energy.  I am hoping we will feel like ourselves again by the weekend.

A new card to share using Sheena's Flowers of Britain dies, Charisma papers and background papers.


Step by Step

1. Using cream pearlescent card I created this side stepper.
2. Matted and layered Sheena's background paper and distressed around edges with DI crushed olive.
3.Wrapped Baker's twin with ribbons around the layer.
4. Decoupaged the flower and added the berries and leaves to the sides.
5. To finish off I added the gems and sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #119 - Always Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge #12 - Anything Goes
Crafty Friends #124 - Anything Goes
Just us Girls #516 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Mixed Media Box Frame - Happiness

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Had a nice day yesterday at Cheshire Oaks meeting one of Rick's old work colleagues.

The roads were very busy but it was nice to do something different.

Today sharing with you a new mixed media video decorating a box frame using Cadence and Sue Baker Presents products which you can purchase at www.crafting.co.uk


To watch the process please click the LINK


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

International Art & Soul #70 - Anything but a Card
We Love 2 Create #12 - AG Mixed Media
Bleeding Art - Anything Goes
Crafter's Castle #24 - Anything Goes
Creative Artiste #56 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 9 December 2019

Raindrops

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope that all is well and you are having a good weekend.

A busy week in the craft room and must wrap my Christmas presents this week too.

Today sharing a card using Krista Smith's Raindrops digital image.

I have used the following Copics to colour image:

Skin - E50, E51, E53
Hair - E23, E25, E29
Eyes - B91, B93, B97
Umbrella - E27, E59, YG03, G94, G99
Trousers - YG03, G94, G99
Cardigan - BV02, BV04, BV08
Top - YR23, YR24, YR27


Step by Step

1. A5 white base card
2. Matted and layered woodgrain card and a scrap piece of card from stash
3. Wrapped organza ribbon around both layers before adhering to card base.
4. Printed and coloured image with above Copics before cutting out with TL oval die, matted and layered onto purple card and added glossy accents to raindrops and created more raindrops.
5. To finish off added the sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A bit more time to Craft #105 - Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore #70 - Anything Goes
Love to Craft #41 - Anything Goes
A Gem of a Challenge #24 - Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar - Anything but Christmas But add ribbon
Just us Girls #516 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #375 - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today
Happy Crafting!




Saturday, 7 December 2019

Nicolette

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you had a good week and have a pleasant weekend too.

I will be videoing, editing and uploading a couple of videos today.

Sharing a new card using Digi Doodle Studios Nicolette.

I have used the following Copics to colour the image:

Skin - E50, E51, E53
Hair - E41, E43, E47
Coat/Hat - R35, R37, R39
Leggings - BV23, BV25, BV29
Jumper - B04
Boots - YR23, YR24, YR27
Scarf - B91, B93, B97, BV34
Gift - R35, R37, R39, YR23, YR24, YR27
Used glitter on hat and coat


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered gold and red patterned card.
3. Printed image and coloured with above Copics before matting and layering onto gold card.
4. Distressed die cut tree with Archival distress ink peeled paint.
5. To finish off added the sentiment and pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Aud Sentiments #241 - Christmas or Winter Sentiment
Crafting with an Attitude #58 - Always Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday #611 - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy #48 - Anything Colouring Goes
Polkadoodles #49 - Anything Goes
Dream Valley #215 - Christmas
Digi Choosday #49 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 6 December 2019

Mixed Media - Snowflakes are Kisses from Heaven

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How has your week been?

We had a nice visit to meet our new Grandson on Monday and came home Tuesday.
The rest of the week has been filled with visits to parents and getting jobs done around the house.

Today sharing with you a new video called Snowflakes are Kisses from Heaven.
I have used an 11 inch cake board using Sue Baker Presents Snow Queen collection of rice paper, dies and stencils.
I have also used a variety of Cadence products too.

You can purchase any of these products from www.crafting.co.uk 


To watch the process please click the LINK


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

2 Crafty Critter Crazies #33 - AG with a Critter
Animal Friends #81 - Birds
Crafty Animals #33 - Always Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #119 - Always Anything Goes
We Love 2 Create #12 - AG Mixed Media

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 5 December 2019

Thinking of You

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all today?

Another busy Thursday morning with weigh in and errands.

Sharing a vintage card using stash from my craft room.


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered blue and cream card.
3. Added strip of lace and white gems in the centre of each flower.
4. Matted and layered image onto blue card.
5. To finish off added the sentiment and pearl gems to the corner.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Not just Cards - Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore #70 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown #446 - Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers #246 - No Patterned Paper

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!