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Thursday, 24 September 2020

Today is a day for Celebration

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Well it sure will be a day of celebration today as I celebrate my 60th birthday!

Oh my word where have the years gone?

Not sure what Rick has got planned for today but whatever I am sure I will be spoilt as per usual!

I am worth it though LOL!

A new birthday card to share.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered pink and gold card.
3. Matted and layered topper onto gold and pink card.
4. Added pink lace and white pearl gems along the bottom.
5. To finish off added the sentiment and the pearl heart gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A bit more time to Craft #124 - Always Anything Goes
Creatalicious Challenges #195 - Anything Goes
Creations in Pink #56 - AG mainly Pink
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
Pearly Sparkles #55 - Pink, Pearls, Sparkle

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

 

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Tweet Tweet

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all? Hope you are all having a good week so far.

After our walk this morning I plan on giving the house a good clean so I can have a nice long weekend celebrating my 60th with Rick.

Today's card is made using Sheena stamp coloured with Arteza coloured pencils. I must say I am really impressed with these pencil and hope you like my card as much as I enjoy colouring the birds.


Step by Step

1. A5 white landscape base card.
2. Matted and layered navy blue card.
3. Stamped the birds onto Kraft card and coloured with Arteza pencils.
4. Stamped the words Tweet.
5. To finish off added blue gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Lemon Shortbread #129 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Anything Goes
AAA Birthday #17 - Animals & Critters
Pammies Inky Pinkies #2038 - Anything Goes
Crafty Animals #42 - Anything Goes
Creative Craft Cottage #133 - Include an Animal
Sweet Stampers #48 - Things with Wings

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Imagination Crafts Voila Samples

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Well I hope that all is well and you have a good week.

Today sharing with you my samples for the new collection which consists of rice paper, A4 stamp set and 2 stencils from Imagination Crafts.

This collection is called Voila and Mandy will be on Create and Craft at 12 pm and 12.45 pm for a double show with lots of fabulous demonstrations and beautiful products from Cadence.




A5 card with Cadence Dora paints to create background, some stamping and stenciling.


7 x 7 square card with stamping, stencilling and Cadence paints to create background.


Out of all my samples this is my favourite!
Which one is yours?


Thank you for visiting and leaving a comment!
Happy Crafting!



Monday, 21 September 2020

September Mini Mission - Jester

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

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

This week is my birthday week so will be celebrating from Thursday when I will be 60!

Where have the years gone?

Today sharing with you my mini mission for September.


This is the prompt to use for this month's mini mission


To view the video and watch the process, please click the LINK 


Many thanks for visiting Today!
Happy Crafting!



Sunday, 20 September 2020

Joy to the World

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you had a lovely day yesterday, we had a busy one.

Some more sorting out today, a few things to clear out my craft room all ready to go to the charity shop in the week.

A new Christmas card to share with you today!


Step by Step

1. 5 x 5 cream square base card.
2 Matted and layered gold and patterned card.
3. Matted and layered topper onto gold card.
4. Added some purple sequins for decoration.
5. To finish off added the sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

CHNC #408 - AG + Option Joy
Crafty Catz #519 - Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon #567 - Nature, Flora or Fauna
The Paper Shelter #441 - Animals & Pets
2 Crafty Critter Crazies #42 - AG with a Critter 

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

 

Saturday, 19 September 2020

Good Luck

 Good Morning Friends,

A nice long walk this morning as we haven't been for a couple of days and have missed it.

What are your plans for the weekend?

I am hoping to get into the craft room but need to do make a start on decluttering the house.

A new card to share today, a good luck card!


Step by Step

1. A5 patterned white base card.
2. Matted and layered pink and cream with gold embossing card.
3. Wrapped pink ribbon around both layers.
4. Matted and layered the topper onto gold mirri card.
5. To finish off added the sentiment and pink pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Aud Sentiments #260 - AG + Sentiment
Through the Purple Haze #171 - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #413 - Anything Goes
Creative Moments #198 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 18 September 2020

Thank You

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you are all keeping well and had a great week.

This is a scheduled post as we have been to our friends wedding in Wales and stayed overnight.

This is a thank you card and is for all of my lovely blogging friends for all your support and comments over the years!

THANK YOU!!!


Step by Step

1. DL white base card.
2 Matted and layered green and pink polka dot card.
3. Added the carnations which I cut out and decoupage from my scan and cut.
4. To finish off added the sentiment and pink gems.

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Thursday, 17 September 2020

Steampunk ATC's

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Hope all is well and you have had a good week.

It has been a busy week here, we are off to our friends wedding today.

I have made 2 ATC's in the theme of steampunk and I hope you enjoy the video.


To watch the process please click the LINK


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Steampunk Challenge #1 - Steampunk ATC's with Silver
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown #465 - Anything Goes
Sandee & Amelie's - AG Steampunk
ATC's around the World #69 - Colour challenge

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Get Well Soon

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

We have had some beautiful warm sunny days here for the past couple of days so spent quite a bit of time in the garden soaking up the late summer sun.

Another relaxing day planned after we come back from our daily power walk.

Another card to share with you today, the floral bouquet has been cut out using my Scan and Cut.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 5 cream square base card.
2. Matted and layered brown pearlescent card.
3. Die cut heart shape in gold and cream card.
4. Adhered floral bouquet inside the heart with the sentiment and butterfly.
5. To finish off I added the gold pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A bit more time to Craft #124 - Anything Goes
Love to Craft #50 - Anything Goes
The Creative Crafters #32 - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #141 - Always Anything Goes
All Fun Challenges #15 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Bleeding Art GDT

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Earlier in the year I was lucky to win a challenge over at Bleeding Art and was asked to be a Guest Designer for this month!

I have recycled an old heart shaped box as my project and hope you enjoy the video.

I have used Imagination Crafts and Cadence products on my box.


To watch the process please click the LINK


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

We Love 2 Create #9 - AG Mixed Media
Creative Artiste #64 - AG Mixed Media
Not just Cards - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Monday, 14 September 2020

With Love

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Happy Monday to you all and I hope you all had a great weekend.

We are off out for our daily walk after breakfast and then I think if the weather is as warm as it was yesterday I will spend it in the garden.

A new birthday card to share today.


Step by Step

1. A5 white tent card.
2. Matted and layered brown and blue card.
3. Matted and layered topper onto brown card.
4. Wrapped brown ribbon around both layers and made a double bow with blue and brown organza ribbon.
5. To finish off added rose cabochon to centre of bow and added die cut sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A Gem of a Challenge #19 - Anything Goes
Crafty Friends #144 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz #518 - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday #651 - No patterned papers
Craft-Dee Bowz - AG with a Bow

Many thanks for visiting today
Happy Crafting!




Sunday, 13 September 2020

Christmas Card Club #19

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

It is time for #19 in our Christmas Card Club.

This fortnight the theme was chosen by Rita who chose Christmas Sentiments.

Sharing with you my offering for this theme.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered silver and patterned card.
3. Wrapped silver organza ribbon down the centre of the card.
4. Matted and layered sentiment onto silver mirri card.
5. To finish off made double bow and added star to centre.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

CHNC #507 - Anything Christmas Goes
The Holly and the Ivy #78 - Anything Christmas Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Christmas Crafts all year Round - Use at least 2 items beginning with S
(star, sentiment, silver)
Merry Little Christmas #26 - Anything Christmas Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Saturday, 12 September 2020

On your Special Day

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all?

Today we are off out for our daily walk and then I have a couple of videos to do.

A new birthday card to share.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 5 Kraft square base card.
2. Matted and layered red and yellow card.
3. Around the circular cream card I added organza ribbon.
4. Matted and layered topper.
5. To finish off added the sentiment and gold gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday #651 - No Patterned Papers
Crafty Creations #413 - Always Anything Goes
Fab n Funky #493 - Circles
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 11 September 2020

Product Review - The Independent Stamping Platform

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

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

Sharing with you today my product review of the Independent Stamping Platform.

I love this new platform and hope you enjoy my review.


To watch my own personal review please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Thursday, 10 September 2020

Imagination Crafts USB Volume 2

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

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

Today David is on Create and Craft at 12 noon for a double show with Volume 2 USB for Imagination Crafts.

I am sharing with you my samples, I have printed off the images onto Suki rice paper and used Cadence products to create textures and I must say I do love this USB!

I have used Rose Trio stencils and the Shabby Chic relief paste.


This is a circle cake board!


To create the textures on this I have used a lid and credit card.


Shabby Chic relief past used for the ivy.


I hope you manage to watch the shows and get lots of inspiration.

Thank you for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Wednesday, 9 September 2020

Best Wishes

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all doing?

Had a nice visit to see dad yesterday as well as getting the food shop.

Today another busy day in the craft room.

A new birthday card to share today.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 cream base card.
2. Matted and layered purple and lilac patterned card.
3. Matted and layered topper onto purple card.
4. Added cream floral lace down the left hand side.
5. To finish off added the sentiment and white pearl gems onto the flowers on the card.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

AAA Birthday #17 - Animals/Critters
Crafty Cardmakers #262 - Things with Wings
2 Crafty Critter Crazies #42 - AG with a Critter
Crafty Animals #42 - Always Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #141 - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Tuesday, 8 September 2020

September Mission Inspiration

 Good Morning Crafty Friends,

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

Today sharing with you my September Mission Inspiration journal page.

Mike is the agent for this month and the theme is Steampunk


Here are the prompts if you wish to join us.


To watch the process please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!