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Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Whimsy Challenge Paper piecing

Welcome girls we have a fab challenge over at Whimsy Stamps Challenge blog and the topic this week is

Paper Piecing


So this is my card for this challenge I used the digi papers that I used for the card on her top and trousers, the image is called nose to nose available here and is by Crissy's digis at whimsy stamps
The flowers I made with Tammys EZshapes Flower swirl available here at whimsy's they are fab to use and so easy.

The digi paper is from the paper Shelter and I coloured the image with copics and prisma pencils. The vine is from Whimsy stamps and so is the the ticket stamp and die by Rainbow Echoes Designs for Whimsy stamps, I love them.  I distressed all the edges and then added some stickles and distress inks to the flowers, the ribbon is from my stash and the bead charm is from Hobbycraft. pop along to the challenge blog to check out my other teamies cards
Don't forget! You don't have to use a whimsy image. It would be great if you did though, and it doesn't have to be a card. They welcome all paper projects.
The Prize this week is


Dont' forget also...As well as a random winner being chosen each challenge one lucky player who has used a Whimsy Stamps image (rubber or digital) will have the opportunity to be a guest designer for a future challenge.If you have used a whimsy Image and would like to be a future guest please add GDT to your name when entering, The guest designer will be able to choose a digi stamp of their choice from the store to create their guest card too!


Remember anyone can enter our challenge and we don't mind you combining with other challenges either! Please Remember No more than 3 entries per challenge and all we ask is that you add a link in your blog post to tell your friends you entered the Whimsy Inspirations Challenge.

Also pop back tomorrow for the fab whimsy Blog hop


Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Whimsy Stamps inspiration Card Monochromatic

Hi all today I am bring you an inspiration Wednesday card for Whimsy Stamps the theme for their challenge this week is Monochromatic, now when I normally do this type of card I normally do the usual black and white
but today i decided to use white and a different colour which was purple I hope this looks ok I was went for a more simple look 

The image I used is called Loopy Heart by Moon Cookie Gallery at Whimsy Stamps and is available here 

I had a play with this image in word and although I didn't change anything about the image due to copyright I wouldn't do that anyway, but I changed it to a negative image and fill with the soft purple so the image printed out with the image in white the background purple I sort of found it while trying to figure out how to change the back ground of a clear image white so it doesn't print out the pixels lol. Any way once I had printed it out I just added some highlights so it wasn't so flat I used a white, a very light lilac and a med purple Prisma pencils and blended them together a little I love the effect I do hope you can see it ok.

I used an embossing folder to make the background but used the inverted side A bow from the ribbon girl was added along with a pearl pin again from the ribbon girl and the flowers are from mulberry crafts, The lacy  scrim which is lush in the flesh is white with bits of glitter in it and is from Paper Arts.  The Sentiment is from Cuddly buddly which I matted onto matching card


I also added a few sparkly gems I coloured with a purple copic.

To finish I just want to show you what I had delivered this week 

They are lush don't you think the whole set of Prisma pencils
sorry about my feet lol I should of cropped them out lol but I was to excited 

Right girls there you go pop over to Whimsy Challenge blog to take a look of my other teammates fab cards


Sunday, 19 February 2012

Candy Winner

I am back as promised with the winner of My Candy I used My little lad we put the numbers into a hat so to speak and the Winner is 


http://laneyoval.blogspot.com/

So if you could get in touch with me hun with your details I will get you goodies posted out to you
thank you everyone for entering, I will be running another Candy soon

Saturday, 18 February 2012

Valentines Candy

Valentines Candy

Candy is now closed I will announce winner later today

Hi my friends I have a Wee Valentine's Candy for you today this candy will run untill the 18th of Feb so for two weeks

As you can see there are
two sets of spellbinders Dies,
Some lovely Assorted Red Ribbons
White string beads
Pack of assorted fibre ribbons


All you need to do to be eligable for my Candy is to be a follower leave a comment as mr couldnt get blogger to take mr linky and add my candy pic to your sidebar 
Please no candy only blog followers, I do check, I would love you to follow my blog cause you want to stay not just for the Candy anyway enough of that.
this post will stay on the top till then so just scroll down for new post thank you again
Huggles 




One stop Craft Challenge make your own background

Hi girls well today I have  fab challenge over at One Stop Craft Challenge 
and the theme this week is 

Make your own Background 

This week our sponsers are

with a fab prize of 
4 images

And 
Whiff of Joy
1 stamp of winners choice

so today I used a lovely image from Meljen;s Designs 

isn't she soooo cute love this image she is available here
I coloured this image with my new 2012 limited addition Promarkers I love them to and Prisma Pencils.
For the make your own background theme I thought well this was very simple, I used an embossing folder and then inked it up with pale blue distress inks so easy but very effective.

The lace is from Bee Habby and the flowers are from Mulberry Crafts I added a feather from my stash 
the ribbon is from Ribbon girl, the sentiment is from Cuddly Buddly.To finish I added some blue gems to the right top and bottom.
Mash up of card 

So there you go pop along to the challenge blog to see my other Teamies cards and give them some love 




Friday, 17 February 2012

Karen Middleton Sweet hearts Collection release

Hi my little crafty buddies today I want to show you two cards I made with the new cute release 
from Karen Middleton over at Cuddly Buddly 

The first card I made is using a very cute image called Bunny bubbly and is available here

I coloured this little chap with Primsa pencils and blending stumps
The digi paper is from Cuddly Buddly to available here called Pretty Mix Pink
I used my fav core-dinatons white wash for the matting and I distress all the edges with Tim Holtz distressing tool. I used my new Marianne basket die which I loveeee its is fab I added some flowers and curled the wires stems. The Sentiment is from Bits of Ivory also from Cuddly Buddly available here. To finish off I added some pink pearl gems to the corners.

For Second card the image I used is called Kitty Post  available here 

Again I coloured the image with Prisma Pencils and blending stumps the digi paper is from Cuddly Buddly Pretty mix in green available here the sentiment is of the same Bits of Ivory sentiment sheet the flowers are from Mulberry Crafts I edged the big one with green distress inks. The white boarder die is my new one from Marianne I got from Cuddly Buddly. To finish I added  some ribbon from my stash and some clear glitter gems to the bottom right hand corner although you cant really see them.



Thursday, 16 February 2012

My Messy desk

I just wanted to show you a quick pic of my craft desk in full use mode lol

As you can see it is very messy at the moment and this is just part of it either side of this pic is just as messy. I always tidy my desk when I start a new project but for some reason I just make a mess and spread out the mess, everywhere even on the floor, my craft room needs a good clean at the moment and good sort out, I keep putting it off lol 

I have two big drawfulls of scrap paper I need to do something with either bite the bullet and chuck it which I am not very good at or organize it and trim it to useable pieces but it takes so long lol maybe one day.
Anyway there you go wonder if you desks are as messy as mine


Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Whimsy Challenge Anything but a Square Card

Hi, Everyone! It's Wednesday again so that means it's time for a new challenge! Over at the Whimsy Challenge blog.


Our Topic this week is

Anything but a square card
Well you know how I like to use square cards so this one was a good one to get me out of the habit.
Don't forget! You don't have to use a whimsy image. It would be great if you did though, and it doesn't have to be a card. Whimsy's welcome all paper projects.

So Onto my card for the challenge
 I have done a card like this before and love the layout I used scalloped and circle spellbinders for the whole card the image is This is a hug available here from Whimsy and a cutie he is, also whimsy is having a sale at the moment on there Digital Stamps so pop over and grab bargin.
I coloured this card with Prisma Pencils and blending stumps I wanted to give this image a soft look hope I did that. All the papers are Digital and are from paper shelter I inked all the edges with distress inks pumice stone. The rosettes are made with the Tim Holts Rosette dies.

Mash up 
To finish off I added some pearl gems to the center of the rosettes
I used a Martha Stewart leaf Punch


The Prize this week is




Don't forget also...As well as a random winner being chosen each challenge one lucky player who has used a Whimsy Stamps image (rubber or digital) will have the opportunity to be a guest designer for a future challenge.If you have used a whimsy Image and would like to be a future guest please add GDT to your name when entering, The guest designer will be able to choose a digi stamp of their choice from the store to create their guest card too!


Remember anyone can enter our challenge and we don't mind you combining with other challenges either! Please Remember No more than 3 entries per challenge and all we ask is that you add a link in your blog post to tell your friends you entered the Whimsy Inspirations Challenge.
So there you go my chicks have fun and join in and don't forget the sale 




Truly Scrumptious Challenge Card All Creatures Great and Small

Hi all this is my second post for today and it is for the Fab Truly Scrumptious Challenge and today our theme is All Creatures Great and Small
and we are sponsered for this challenge by the fab
Lili of the Valley
For this challenge we got to play with some lovely lili of the Valley images

I coloured this image with Prisma pencils and blending stumps
the digi paper is from the Paper Shelter.  I went for a grey and black theme for the main card I used some black tarten wired ribbon edged with scollops from Bee Happy it is lush the flowers are form my stash and I added black gems to the side of the card and the top and right bottom.

I added a hanging bead to my ribbon which I got from Hobby Craft. The sentiment is also from lili of the Valley.
So there you go folks pop along and join in.
Also Truly Scrumptious  is also running a DT call so if you interested in joining us, again pop along to the blog and you will find details of how to apply

Saturday, 4 February 2012

One stop Craft Challenge for the one I love

Hi my crafty friends before I get onto the challenge today I just wanted to share with you how cold it is at the moment in sunny not! Uk. I have a crafty shed and went into it today to do some crafting and omg my glossy accents and water spritzer where frozen solid it is brrrrr cold and we have forecast for snow.

Any way onto my Card today the challenge over at One Stop Craft Challenge has a theme of

For the one I love

we are sponsored this week by

and they have kindly given us $16.00 gift voucher to spend at their shop

and also 



So onto my card 


 The image I used is from Day for Daisys and is called Beautiful Pixie and is available here I coloured her with Prisma Pencils I used just one colour then white for blending with a little hint of purple on the flowers.
I used kraft paper for the matting and used a fab embossing folder by Coutour Creations called Tied Together which was a gift from my fabby blog friend Lorraine. I edged the paper with Tim Holtz distress ink walnut stain. I added some gauze behind the image. The flowers I inked as well then spritzed with glimmer mist and added some glammour dust for that little bit of bling . The ribbon is from my stash as are the gems to finish I added as die from Whimsy stamps which I stamped with the sentiment with love  x from  fizzy moon.

so there you go sorry for the not so good pic it was freezing in my shed I might go back tomorrow to take another one lol but it is toooo cold tonight brrr!!

So pop alone to the challenge blog for a great challenge

have great weekend



Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Whimsy challenge make your own flowers

Today I have a fab challenge card for Whimsy Challenge the topic pic this week is to

Make your own Flowers

Don't forget! You don't have to use a whimsy image. It would be great if you did though, and it doesn't have to be a card. We welcome all paper projects.


Our Prize this week is




Dont' forget also...As well as a random winner being chosen each challenge one lucky player who has used a Whimsy Stamps image (rubber or digital) will have the opportunity to be a guest designer for a future challenge.If you have used a whimsy Image and would like to be a future guest please add GDT to your name when entering, The guest designer will be able to choose a digi stamp of their choice from the store to create their guest card too!


Remember anyone can enter our challenge and we don't mind you combining with other challenges either! Please Remember No more than 3 entries per challenge and all we ask is that you add a link in your blog post to tell your friends you entered the Whimsy Inspirations Challenge


So here is my Card for this challeng
The image I used is from the new release at Whimsy stamps, so the theme is make your own flowers, so I punched 4 desending scollop circles in coordinating paper and spritzed with glimmer mist once damp I scrunched the flowers up and added a brad to the middle then added it to my card I made a smaller one for above the bigger flower I added leaves from a punch and the sentiment it one of the new dies and stamps from Whimsy Stamps the ribbon is from my stash and the Design paper is Tim Holtz 12x12 shabby pad my fav.
I added some Tim Holtzs blue distress ink to the flowers and leaves, to finish I then put some blue gems and a pale blue feather and voila hope you like.


Pop along to whimsy challenge to join in and also there is the monthly a blog hop going on so pop along to that as well and check our my fellow DT members brill cards.