Monday, 19 March 2012

Spring is in the air.

Good evening to you all,
Hope youv'e all had a fab Monday.
Here is a card I've just finished.


The stamp is Penny black tender showers, coloured in with my promarkers, distressed with peeled paint,backed with nestie lacey squares.
The backing paper is K& Co., M.S punch backed with peach glittered card.
Ribbion is from my stash as are the buttons.
Flowers are from Wild orchid crafts. charms are from crafty bitz and 3d sticker(special day) is from papermaina.
I'm entering this card in 3 challenges.
The first is ,http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ where you had a bingo chart to follow, I chose the middle line being charm, flowers and buttons.
then http://stampinsistersinchrist.blogspot.co.uk/ the theme there is spring.
and lastly
http://pennybfriendssaturdaychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes.
Thank you for visting my blog do leave  a comment so I know who you are would love to visit yours too.
Take care
Karen


Mice cream

Good Morning all, hope you all had a brill Mothers day yesterday and got throughly spoilt.
Onto todays card.
This is such a cute stamp by stampabilities house mouse, mice cream celebration. Coloured with my promarkers and distressed with spun sugar, the text stamps come from penny black and cuddly buddly. Cut with my nesties.
  The border is a M S double edge punch using my mind eye paper.
Dollie is from woc and finished off with flower stickers and pearls.
I'm entering this in 4 challenges.
http://housemouse-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 115 there is a photo challenge (cupcake)
http://thesecretcraftersaturdaychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ to use a doillie.
http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.co.uk/ Is 4 years old HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! you had to make a birthday card.
and lastly.
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.co.uk/ 108 anything goes.
Thank you for visting my blog, do leave a comment so know who you are, then I can vist your blogs too.
Take care
karen

Sunday, 18 March 2012

Yellow and Pearls.

Good morning all.
I'm so excited this morning have just found out I'm a challenge winner. WHOOO!!!
http://stampinsistersinchrist.blogspot.co.uk/ Its the first time I'm won a challenge.
But now lets come back down to earth.....hee.
Todays card.



I've used my new Sarah kay stamp which arrived on friday its so cute. I've coloured in with my loved promarkers, main colours being buttercup, tulip yellow, Gold and Honeycomb..
The backing paper is from carol wilsion, love the embossing detail thats on these papers, not sure the photo does it justice.
Dollie and flowers are from woc, gem stems are from hobbycraft, pearl swirls are from a multi pack I got from QVC, ribbion and bow from papermania. Finished off with a printed happy birthday text.
Going to enter this card in 3 challenges,
http://promarkerchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 140  yellow and pearls based the card on this theme.
and lastly

http://addicted-to-stamps-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/  26 theme gems, flowers and ribbion.
Thank you for visting my blog, do leave a comment, would love to know who you are so can vist you to.
Take care.
Karen

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Princess Blue

Hello to all for my second post for the day, Thats the plus side of not having a good night sleep due to a cough, plenty of time to craft.
I love this tilda stamp.
I coloured her with my promarkers, powder blue, Denim blue and Aqua being the main colours.
I used stickles baby blue for her tiara.
My nestie were labels 13 which I distressed with tumbled glass. as did the sentiment which was a Cuddly buddly stamp. The doily and roses came from woc. The pearls came from a pack I got at Ally pally stamp show in sep. as was the organza ribbon. The star gems came from my stash.
Backing paper came from a pack I got from QVC and the roses one is a melissa frances, finished off with dark blue border peel offs.
I'm entering the card in 3 challenges.
http://justmagnolia.blogspot.com/ You had to make a blue and white card.
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/  You had to make a card with lots of shapes on.( round sentiment, nesties, rectangle paper strip and shape of card) and lastly,
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.com/ Ribbons and bows.
Thank you for looking at my card, do leave a comment so I know who you are, would love to vist you to.
Take care
Karen


Card for Mum.

Good Afternoon to you all,
Have been up early today have a cough thats stopping me having a goods nights sleep.
still I've now done my Housework popped to the shops and made my Mothers day card.
which is now ready to send off with a little pressie.

The stamp is from LOTV which is coloured with my promarkers.
I distressed the edges with Victorian velvet ink.
The backing papers are from M.M.E. and K&co. I added a lace border and 2 diffrent ribbions, love the one with the paisley print on. a woc rose and a papermaina 3d tag finish the card off.
I'm entering the card into 3 challenges.
http://liliofthevalleythursdaychallenge.blogspot.com/ the theme is Ribbions and lace.
http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/ where you had a fab sketch to follow.  And lastly,
http://promarkerchallenge.blogspot.com/ You had to make a card for Mum or female relative.
I hope mum likes her card.
Thank you for dropping by do leave a comment so I know who you are.
Take care
Karen.

Sunday, 4 March 2012

A case card n Blue butterflys.

Hello again 2nd post of the day, Hope you've all had a fab Sunday in spite of the weather.
This card is in Cool blue and white.


The shape of the case card was round, now dont have round so.... cut a circle in background card( Kanban)( dont look to closely sooo uneven)
made the card  topper then stuck it onto a square base card.
The topper,
The background paper is also from Kanban with blue and white butterflys on it.
    The stamp is a penny black coloured in with promarkers, greys and blues except the grass soft green.
I got the butterfly trim from a craft fare I went to yesterday added gems for a bit of sparkle, the large Butterfly is a foam one from the henbury lane range from papermania.
   A bow and paper rose finish off the card.
Putting this card into 2 challenges, first
http://pennybfriendssaturdaychallenge.blogspot.com/ It was a fab card by Domi that you had to case, I done the layout and shape.
http://stampinsistersinchrist.blogspot.com/ You had to have a card with wings onit, My butterflys.
Thank you for taking a look at my card, please do leave a comment so I know who you are. Would love to visit your blog too.
Take care
Karen

New Molly Bloom stamp.

My card today is useing my new Molly Bloom stamp I treated myself to , It arrived a few days ago. Now at last I've able to have a play.


The base card is Kanban card stock, the backing paper is from papermania rose garden pad..
I coloured Molly in with my promarkers useing various green shades. the nesties are lables 13. I cut buntin from the backing paper and used bric brack and pearls, to match the stamp.
                       The punch is from craft too and the sentiment is from country diary.
The flower is a 3d sticker and buttons finish the card.
I'm entering the card in 2 challenges,
http://thesecretcraftersaturdaychallenge.blogspot.com/ You had to make a card thats green.
and,
http://addicted-to-stamps-challenge.blogspot.com/ There was a great sketch to follow, I just added the buntin. Hope that was ok??.
Thank you for looking at my card, do leave a comment so I know who's visited.
Take care
Karen