Saturday, 31 January 2015

Lots of Layers at A Gem of A Challenge

Good Morning to you all, my lovely friends.
I hope you are all well and having a nice weekend.
I would like to start by saying a really big thank you for all your kind comments on my cards, you have no idea how much your support and encouragement means to me.

Anyway, today is the start of a new
A Gem of a Challenge
This time our theme is
Lots of Layers
The prize for the winner is 2 Individual Digi images
(NO SETS, PERSONALISED WATERMARK'S OR SENTIMENT SETS
of the winners choice from PINKGEM DESIGNS.....


For my card I have used one the adorable Little Gem in Love. The pretty papers are from LOTV.


Items Used:
Digital Stamp - Pink Gem Designs Little Gem in Love coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment - Clearly Besotted Stamps Many Mini Messages
Dies- Die-Namics Stitched Rounded Rectangle
Die-Namics Stitched Tags
Penny Black Heart Banner
Papers - LOTV Pastel Dreams
Paper string and heart button.

If you take a look at A Gem of a Challenge you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team.


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Papertake Weekly - Take your Pick - I have used sketch #38 and buttons
Crafty Sentiment Designs - Love, Valentine's Day
That's Crafty - Animal Magic
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Hearts
Through the Purple Haze - Love is in the air
Winter Wonderland – Lots of Layers
Sweet Stampin' - Love

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today. I really do appreciate it and love to read any comments you may wish to make.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
bye for now
hugs 


Thursday, 29 January 2015

Love-Bot - DigiStamp Boutique DT card

Good Morning my lovely friends.
I hope all is well with you, I am sending hugs to those in need of them.

 So, today I am here to share my DigiStamp Boutique DT card.
This time I have used an image from the fabulous Love-Bots set, the fun sentiment is also included.



Items Used:
Digi-stamp and sentiment - DigiStamp Boutique Love Bots Set coloured with Promarkers
Papers - Bildmalarna (Frosty Christmas)
Dies - Sizzix Framelits Hearts
Small heart punch
Stardust Stickles


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:

Sentimental Sundays - Anything Goes (plus a sentiment)
Winter Wonderland - Only one designer paper
TIME OUT Challenges-Valentine's Day with the optional twist of Hearts

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my blog today, I really do appreciate it and love to read any comments you may wish to make.
bye for now
hugs

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Garden Life at the Passion for Promarkers Challenge

Good Morning my lovely friends.
I hope you are well and having a good week.

Today is the start of a new Passion for Promarkers Challenge
This week our theme is 
Garden Life
For this challenge we are sponsored by Michele R Designs 
 Prize - €10 voucher

I have used a gorgeous stamp from Clearly Besotted Stamps, I love snowdrops. For a
 softer more delicate look I embossed the image in white before colouring.


Items Used:
Stamps - Clearly Besotted Stamps Winter Blooms coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment - LOTV sentiment tags
Crafters Companion Florabunda - 6in x 6in Embossalicious Embossing Folder
Papers - Wild Rose Studio Ginghams
Paper String

If you take a look at the Passion for Promarkers Challenge you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team.


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:

Addicted to Stamps - Winter. (I think of snowdrops as Winter flowers, if not feel free to delete my entry!)
Fairytale Stampers - Flowers
Winter Wonderland - Only one designer paper
Cut it Up- Embossing

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today. Your support and encouragement means so much to me and I love to read any comments you may wish to make.

Bye for now
hugs

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Love You Mac - Digi-Stamp Boutique DT card

Good Morning my lovely friends.
I hope you are well and having a good week. I'm sending hugs to those in need of them.

Just a quick post from me today to share my DigiStamp Boutique DT card.

This time I have used the totally adorable Love You Mac, he has such a sweet face!


Items Used:
Papers- Some more old ones, cannot remember the make - sorry!
Sentiment - Clearly Besotted Stamps Many Mini Messages
Die-Namics Circle and Stitched Circle Stax 
Die-Namics Blueprints 14
La-La Land Heart Border
Do-Crafts Hearts Embossing Folder


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges
My Time to Craft - Love is all around
Glitter n Sparkle - Cute
That Craft Place  - Love/Valentine
Simon Says Stamp- Have a Heart

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today. Your support and encouragement means so much to me and I love to read any comment you may wish to make.
bye for now
hugs


Saturday, 17 January 2015

One of my Peeps - Dies to Die for DT card

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope all is well with you and that you are having a good weekend.

My card today features some gorgeous goodies from Dies to Die for.
The fabulous image and sentiment are by Stamping Bella and the colourful papers are by My Minds Eye. I have used  Die-Namics Stitched Scalloped Edges to shape the lower edge of my card blank and the flower is one of my favourites - Die-Namics Upsy Daisy.



Such a fun image!



Items Used:
Stamp and sentiment  - Stamping Bella - One of my Peeps coloured with Promarkers

I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Cute Card Thursday -  Just For Laughs

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today. Your continued support and encouragement means so much to me.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
bye for now
hugs

Thursday, 15 January 2015

New Baby Animals - DigiStamp Boutique DT card

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope all is well with you and that you are having a good week. Sending hugs to those in need of them.

Today I am here to share my DigiStamp Boutique DT card.
There were so many gorgeous new images released last week that I found it hard to choose which one to colour first. In the end I picked an image from the adorable New Baby Animals Set as I have a soft spot for giraffes! The set contains 3 cute images with matching sentiments, one of which I have used on my card.




Items Used:
Digi-stamp and sentiment - DigiStamp Boutique  New Baby Animals Set coloured with Promarkers
Papers - VERY old, possibly Papermania which are NBUS (see challenge list below!)
Dies - Die-Namics Stitched Rounded Rectangle Stax
Die-Namics Stitched Scalloped Edges
Die-Namics Stitched Tag Stax
Heart Button and Bakers Twine


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Allsorts -  New and Cute
Papertake Weekly - it's all new
Fab n Funky - something new

Darnell's NBUS  Challenge-  #3 Anything Goes using any Never Before Used Schtuff -  NBUS items - very old papers and new stitched scalloped edge die

 Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today. I really do appreciate it and love to read any comments you may wish to make.
bye for now
hugs







Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Teddy Bears at the Passion for Promarkers Challenge

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are well and having a good week. Sending hugs to those in need of them.

Today is the start of a new Passion for Promarkers Challenge.
This week our theme is
Teddy Bears
For this challenge we are sponsored by
Polkadoodes (please see the challenge blog for details of the prize)

For my card I have used an adorable image from Lee Holland which I bought before he sadly closed down his Etsy shop at the end of last year.




Items Used:
Digi-stamp - Lee Holland Designs (now closed) coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers
 Dies - Marianne Design Craftables Circle , flower and leaf stitch die
Die-Namics Stitched Circle Stax
Spellbinders Lacy Circles
Memory Box Primo Labels
Woodware Daisy and Leaf Punches

If you take a look at the  Passion for Promarkers Challenge, you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of this week's design team.


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends -  Anything Goes
Polkadoodles - Tic Tac Toe - Sentiment/Image/Die Cut
Ladybug Crafts - Say it with Flowers


Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my blog today. Your support and encouragement means so much to me and I love the read any comments you may wish to make.
Bye for now
hugs


Saturday, 10 January 2015

Beary Happy Birthday - Dies to Die for DT card

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are well and having a good weekend.
Thank you so much for all your kind supportive comments, it means so much.

My card today has been made with some gorgeous goodies all from Dies to Die for.
I have used an image and sentiment from MFT Die-Namics Cool Day Stamp Set which is perfect for Winter Birthdays. I have paper-pieced the bear's jumper, hat and cup. The background has been made with a selection of Die-Namics dies ( I have added all the links below my photo) I especially love the Die-Namics Swiss Dots background .





Items Used:


Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today. I really do appreciate it and love to read any comments you may wish to make.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Bye for now
hugs



Thursday, 8 January 2015

Love Monster - DigiStamp Boutique DT card

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are well and having a good week. I am sending hugs to those in need of them.
Sorry that I haven't been around so much the last couple of weeks, I have enjoyed spending time with my family over Christmas and some recent events have made me realise that life is too short for me to spend quite so much of my time on the computer.

Anyway, today I am here to share my DigiStamp Boutique DT card.
This time I have used the wonderful Love monster with one of the sentiments which is included.
There is currently 25% off all Valentine/Love images.

I have used my Wink of Stella Clear Glitter brush to add some sparkle to the heart which unfortunately doesn't show on my photo.


Items Used:
Digi-stamp - DigiStamp Boutique Love Monster coloured with Promarkers
Papers - Doodlebug Designs
Crafts Too Heart Embossing folder
Dies - Die-Namics Pierced Square Stax
Die-Namics Vertical Stitched Strips
La-La Lands Heart Border
Sizzix Hearts and Scalloped Hearts
Wink of Stella Clear Glitter brush 

I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Sketch Saturday - Week 342 - another fab sketch

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today. I really do appreciate it and love to read any comments you may wish to make.
Bye for now
hugs




Saturday, 3 January 2015

Something New at A Gem of a Challenge

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope all is well with you, sending hugs to those in need of them.

Today is the start of a new
A Gem of a Challenge
This time our theme is
Something New
The prize for the winner is 2 Individual Digi images
(NO SETS, PERSONALISED WATERMARK'S OR SENTIMENT SETS
of the winners choice from PINKGEM DESIGNS.....

I have used the adorable Cutie Pie from Pink Gem Designs and the sentiment is from the Baby Set.


Items Used:
Digital Stamp - Pink Gem Designs Cutie Pie coloured with Promarkers
Crafters Companion Embossalicious Embossing Folder - Floral Stitch
Die-Namics Stitched Circle Stax
Buttons
Stardust Stickles


If you take a look at A Gem of a Challenge you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team.


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Papertake Weekly - Pick a Fav (Sketch #76)
Sweet Stampin' - New!

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today. I really do appreciate it and love to read any comments you may wish to make.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
bye for now
hugs


Thursday, 1 January 2015

Happy New Year and Thank You - DigiStamp Boutique

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends
I hope you are well and that you had an enjoyable Christmas.
Thank you for all your good wished, we had a lovely time together as a family.
 So here we are at the beginning of a 2015!  Wishing you all for a happy and healthy New Year.

I am also here today to share my  DigiStamp Boutique DT cards.
For my first card I have used the wonderful New Year Pup just in time to celebrate the New Year. In fact I made this for someone because I forgot to send them a Christmas card - whoops!


Items Used:
Digital Stamp with sentiment - DigiStamp Boutique  New Year Pup coloured with Promarkers
Papers-  October Afternoon Night Light Henry
Dies - Die-Namics Stitched Rounded Rectangle Stax
Die-Namics Stacking Stars
Lime Bakers Twine

I would like to enter this card into the following fabulous challenges:

Papertake Weekly - Pick a Fav (I chose Anything Goes with option of Stars and Stripes)
Creative Inspirations - Christmas/New Year
Sketch Saturday - week #341 Fabulous Sketch 



I have also made another quick thank you card using one of the images from the Christmas thank you set.
I deliberately made this very simple - to save on postage and time!


Items Used:
Digital Stamp - DigiStamp Boutique  Christmas thank you set.
 Die-Namics Stitched Rounded Rectangle Stax
Papers - MME 
Shaped card blank (cut to size)


Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my blog today. I really do appreciate your continued support and friendship.
bye for now
hugs



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