Monday, 31 May 2010

Card for grandad.

Good bank hol morning to you all shame its dull and cloudy here in Essex still if I cant go out then more time to craft..........
Todays card I made for my children to give their  grandad whose birthday is at the end of the week.
Grandad bless him often has a snooze while he reads the paper so this image from LOTV is just perfect.
LOTV have some great new stamps coming out tomorrow 1st June they are just so cute.
I'm entering this for their  challenge 54 a fab sketch from Bev check it out here
The card stamp from LOTV as mentioned coloured with promarkers,
backing paper is the time capsual from papermainia,
buttons, ribbion are from stash and the text is a rub on transfer  from Letraset.
Thank you for looking at my card
Take care

Sunday, 30 May 2010

In the garden.

Hello todays card is for the penny black saturday challenge, you can find out more here,                  I havent done a concentina card in ages, but had so many ideas going round in my brain for this card it seemed to grow into the card you see now.   onto the card.
I used penny black stamps for the cover , the hammock and text . flowers are from wild orchid crafts,base card and sentiment from Kandan. papers were from papermaina Rose garden and 3d stickers were from papermaina too. Button and flower soft made the 3rd page. and  the last page were Martha stewart punch for the butterflys and gems to finish all wraped up into a bow.
I hope you enjoy looking at my card, have a great bank hol weekend everyone.
many thanks.

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

one for the girls.

This card is for Just magonlia challenge week 55 one for the girls, find out more here,
The background papers I used fo this card came from papermaina Rose garden, they are so sweet I just love them.
The image is princess tilda coloured with distress inks spun sugar and victorian velvet for the dress n socks.
tea dye for the hair. I used promarkers for her face in ivory and blush and silver stickles for the shoes and tira.
The frame was a marrianne craftables useing pink glitter paper so lots of bling on this card. M.S butterfly punch with pearls.
wild orchid crafts pale pink rose with darker pink roses from stash. gems and ribbion finish the card off
this is a real girly card.
Hope you think so to.
God bless

Monday, 17 May 2010


Todays card is for lily of the valley challenge you can find out more here,
I followed a fab sketch from Bev and used my minds eye spring papers  and papermaina capsual collection as my backing papers, ribbion & bow.
nesties lables 13 and cuttlebug swiss dots folder and  M.S punch I love this deep edge punch I added pearls and buttons. The flowers are cherry blossom from wild orchid crafts and papermaina paper flowers.
I coloured the LOV image with promarkers
Ivory and blush for her face, hands etc.
burnt orange for hat and socks,
The dog was caramel and tan with touch of burnt siena,
her dress was peach and honeycomb and her hair was chestnut.
Hope you like the card.
God bless

Sunday, 16 May 2010

Soft Landing

Afternoon all,
wheres the sun gone? alittle dull here today.
perfect for crafting.
I made this card for the penny black challenge, you had to make a card with flowers on find out more here
I used papermania rose garden background paper and the tag is from them also,
nesties  labels no 3 penny black image coloured with promarkers.
I distressed the edges with spun sugar and worn lipstick inks.
rose friskers border punch.
Flowers are from orchid crafts(the rose) and papermania. little pearls for the centers and ribbion just to finish off. I love the pink and greeny blue colours hope you like it to.
God bless

Monday, 3 May 2010

Knitting together

Monning everyone, my card today has the theme of knitting/sewing.
I'm entering it in 2 challenges the firest challenge is
Stamping sisters in christ challenge 37. which is centered around Plasm 139.13.
You created my inmost being you knit me together in my mothers womb.I praise you, I'm fearfully and wonderfully made. You had to make a card with sewing or knitting in it.
 The other challenge is
Just magnolia challenge week 53. Where I followed a sketch by Bev.
The card.
 I used a rusty colourd card for my base card, then used K&co papers Lifes  journey paper which I've had in my craft box it seems forever.
I faux stiched around the edge then paper rolled the middle sheet and distressed with wild honey ink.
Lemon ribbion across the middle.
Magnolia stamp girl with basket couloured in with pro markers on  oval white card.
Ivory and blush for face, pink carnation for cheeks.
Hair was  buttercup, tulip yellow and gold,
Basket and shoes oatmeal and coco,
Clothes coral, peach, burnt orange and chestnut.
Finished off with some small wool balls and a charm.
Thank you for looking.