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Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Natalie and Amys Challenge Colour me Happy

Hi everyone today we have a new challenge for you over at
 Natalies and Amy's challenge blog
  and the theme this week is 

Colour me Happy

so use your fav colour of the moment
now I love lots of different colours but at the mo I am really into doing vintage colours 

so here is my card for the challenge
Most of the items used on this mini book are from

Marianne D cuttable's N & A
Mulberry flowers N & A
ribbon N & A
metal corners N & A
Distress inks N & A
metal body form ... Live and love crafts
lace my stash
tulle bead flower I made from a tutorial by Fiona Jennings youtube channel
Butterflys .... My Crafty Heart

Washi Tape .... N & A
Ribbon .... N & A
flowers and tag from my goodie bag at the crafty getaway
tag and little envelope ... Live and love crafts
metal charm ... ribbon girl
tiny bow my stash


lace ..... Live and love crafts
flowers my stash
black Cabachon .... N & A
Pin ..... my stash
Broach ... My stash and filled from Fantasy Prisme kit

This little mini book has been may with 3 A4 sheets of brown paper cut to the size I wanted the I cut about quarter of an inch of each piece to give decreasing pages I then used a crop a dile to punch holes and embossed edge about quarter of an inch in and added the ribbon to keep pages in place.
then decorated how I wanted I made part of this book at my crafty get away and finished the rest of at home I hope you like 

pop along to the blog to see my fellow teamies fab creations you wont be disappointed

I would like to enter into the following challenges

Anything goes challenge blog...... Anything goes
Creative Card Crew .... Fancy Folds
Die cuttin Divas .... Must use a die cute (on my last page I used 2)
Through the Craftroom Door .... Anything goes
Everybody Art challenge .... Bingo (I used flowers lace and ribbon)
Fashionista Challenge ... Anything goes
Paper playtime ... Anything goes
Live an Love Crafts ... Halloween/and or Autumn colour's (I went for Autumn colours


hugs

Saturday, 27 October 2012

Lace Flowers

Hi this is a quick post tonight I have become a big fan of a lady Called Fiona Jennings she does loads of You tube tutorials on just about every type of altered art, now I am the first to admit I love the altered art but am not very good at it but after watching this lady I have been buying supplies to some some altered art now my first project is to make a stick pin box pin cushion type thingy lol. did not know how hard it was to by blooming gesso and dream weaver crackle paint lol and it is quiet expensive think I need to take a trip to my local Hobby craft shop. Pop along to fi's Youtube channel it is jennings644 Here are a few pics of a couple of lace flowers I made from a tut from Fiona I have already used the red on on a card with a KennyK image I just thought it went to well here is a few pics of some others I made





I want to give total credit to Fiona for these lace flowers, the stick pins are mine and the centre of the flowers are old earings or broaches apart from the cream on which is from Live and love Crafts. I am so into  making stick pins at the moment I have so many that is why I need to make a pin cushion box anyways hope you like my little makes thank you Fiona for your lovely lace and fabby videos 
hugs Wendy

One Stop Craft Challenge Halloween

Hi everyone Sorry I have not been about or been making many cards but I have been having an extension built to my craft room and I was finally given the keys today for me to get in and re-organise and move stuff about I didn't realise how cramped I was or should I say compac now I have the extra room and I love it it is the most amazing space I will be really sad and to a film of my new space but I just need to share with someone with a house full of boys they just dont get it lol although one of did say he would love it as his bedroom

Anyway onto my card for the One Stop Craft Challenge and today our theme is 
Halloween 
and our fab sponser is the amazing 

Kenny K
we were given some gorg images to play with

This is the one I used
This image is called Vicki Lee Vicious I coloured her with copics and gave her Black hair with red ends for the rock chic look at halloween the DP is from magnolia and the skeleton sentiment is from Whimsy stamps
the flower rosette I made from a tutorial I saw on line by a fab lady called Fiona her youtube channel is jennings644 she does loads fab tuts on altered art anyway I made this out of red gathered lace and an old broach  and some fine ribbon, I made a stick pin to match and added a red feather to the pin and a black on behind the red lace. Then to finish off I added some black ribbon.
I love Kenny K images they are so sexy and fun great for mens cards lol well. So there you go that is my card for this challenge hope you like pop along to the challenge blog to see all the other fab creations that my fellow teamies have done they are great.

I would also like to enter this card into the following challenges

Kenny K .... Thats just frightful (Not sure if my card is frightful enough but it is for halloween lol)
ATC's and Cards With Attidude .... Halloween anything goes
Crafty Catz challenge .... A male Card
Crafty Mess.... Halloween
Inspire me Fridays .... Anything goes


Monday, 22 October 2012

My crafty Weekend makes

Sorry this post has been a bit late but not been to well this week think is was recovering from an amazing crafty weekend with 9 other like minded crafter's it was long fabulous day of crafting, cake, goodies wine (just a bit) lots of giggles and laughs

We got to play with some fab crafts not just card making we made jewellery, tried pan pastels, porcelain painting loads of different stuff


This is the Mug I painted


 I used some fab paints on this ring it changed colours as it tried to the fab marble effect

I would also like to say the place we stayed at was amazing it was called the Wandering William folgate farm
it is a converted barn and farmhouse it was immaculate we even went in the hottube which was amazingly hot and so relaxing 
we crafted from morning to night well in-between chatting eating cake gorgeous food I will going again next yr for sure.

I made this card at the weekend I used my new Toread stamps I got from Natalie and Amy's shop and coloured with distress pens I love these stamps they are so cute I used some First Addition DP and some flowers I got it my kit from the craft weekend as well as the ribbons the Pin I also made at the weekend

This stamp is also from the kit I received she is to yummy I coloured her with copics and added background of clouds, grass flowers and birds with stamps and distress inks.
the flowers where mine as was the lace, the papers where from my crafty getaway kit to finish the die is a CC design die from Natalie and Amys shop
we got an amazing kit full of goodies lots of stamps from Kenny K, Whimsy Stamps, Marianne dies Crafts and me stamps,
Lots of design paper from a range of companies
- Some Jewellery making goodies  
 Gems and pearls
- Crafts and Me stamps
- Local King Rubber stamps and die cut
pearls
ribbon
gems
buttons
paper bags for paper bag projects and books
lots of card blanks
a mug to paint 
and every crafty thing at hand that you can think of it was amazing
I also make a vintage mini book but having trouble taking a picture of it to give it justice lol but I will.
 



Saturday, 20 October 2012

One Stop Craft Challenge Anything goes

Hi all, welcome to Saturday and we have a fab new challenge for

So onto this weeks challenge, we are sponsored by the lovely 
 

And this weeks challenge theme is...
ANY THING GOES


I used two of the images and they are soooo cute 
and called Caroling Friends they come pre coloured and images to colour 
The DP is from HOTP as is the sentiment I used a snowflake punch and some buttons to finish some ribbons from my stash a very simple card for me but as I used two images I didnt want to overload the card the ribbon is from my stash

So there we go pop along to the challenge blog to see some of the other DT's fab creations
and to join in the fun

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Sugar Bowl Challenge 94 Wet Wet Wet

Hi my gorg crafty friends well I am back with a new challenge card from the 
this week we have another fab sketch and this week it is 
by the fabby Jenny and the additional theme is 

WET WET WET 


now I wasnt quite sure where I was going to go with this but in the end I did this card
I went with frozen water lol anyhow I used this simply stunning stamp called Knitted with love and it is so cute.
I coloured her with copics and added some glitter to the hat and bobbles I then added some pearl drops around the image for some snow.
I used a woodware snowflake punch and some white Candy
the stick pin I made and the ribbon is from Natalie and Amy's craft shop
the Dp paper is from HOTP Christmas paper pad.
so there you go hope you like my take on the sketch and theme 
pop along to the Sugar Bowl to checkout the other Sugar girls creations and to join in the fun

just to finish I will be back with a post tomorrow with a little about the amazing craft getaway I have just been on so check back for the news on that and I will also have some candy for you as it was my birthday this weekend gone so watch this space

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Whimsy Stamps Day 4 release day and a sad farewell

Hi all well this is a very sad post for me as it will be the last one as a DT member for Whimsy Stamps as I have am Stepping down from the DT at Whimsy stamps I would like to take this opportunity to say what an amazing bunch of talented ladies on the DT and the amazing artists and gorg images  I had the pleasure of working with it has been a really hard discion to step down as I will miss them all terribly, but I will still be in blog land so I am sure we will cross paths
 so without further adue my last post for Whimsy Boo Hoo is my
Day 4 of our October Digital Stamp Release Showcase! 
On Monday (1st October) Whimsy Stamps released this month's new digital designs, From then until 4th October the Whimsy Digital DT and Special Guests are showcasing these fabulous new goodies with a daily mini blog hop and I am part of today’s hop! Each mini blog hop has a new release prize hidden somewhere along the way and you have 24hrs to enter each prize draw. To be entered into today's mini blog hop prize draw, be sure to leave a comment on ALL of the DT's posts listed below by 12.00PM EST tomorrow. All winners will be announced on the Whimsy blog on 5th October

Here is my day 4 release card I have used a beautiful image from Lia Stampz at Whimsy she is called
Little Angel available here I have coloured her with copics and added some stickles to her wings
the paper is from Prima and the lace is from live and love Crafts. The ribbon is from my stash and the flowers are from Mulberry Crafts the pin I made from a kit from Natalie and Amys shop. The little angel in the corner was a freebie from Crafts and me. The Sentiment is from Rainbow Echo Designs at whimsy


 To take a peek at today's fabulous new release creations, please click on the links below...


Remember that the entire new release is available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favourites. Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop back to the Whimsy blog tomorrow for more new release creations!


Sugar Bowl challenge 93

Welcome to this weeks fab challenge at the  
Our Sketch for this challenge is fab and by the gorg Marie

The optional theme is Autumn 
here is my card for you to peruse lol
For this card I used one of the lovely gorgeous Girls available at Funky Kits here and she is called little Star I coloured her with copics and used prisma pencils to do the shading on the background  the papers are from Prima Fairy Belle. I used a circle spellbinder and also one of the new mini spellbinders I got this week love them the sentiment is from Rainbow Echo Designs at whimsy stamps the peals are from Crafts and me and the pin is a kit from Natalie and Amy's shop. The ribbon is from my stash, and the flowers are from Mulberry Crafts 
so there you go my crafty friends pop over to the Sugar Bowl to see my fellow teamies amazing creations and to join in the challenge

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Whimsy Stamps Release Day 3

Hello and welcome to Day ? of our October Digital Stamp Release Showcase! 
On Monday (1st October) Whimsy Stamps released this month's new digital designs, From then until 4th October the Whimsy Digital DT and Special Guests are showcasing these fabulous new goodies with a daily mini blog hop and I am part of today’s hop! Each mini blog hop has a new release prize hidden somewhere along the way and you have 24hrs to enter each prize draw. To be entered into today's mini blog hop prize draw, be sure to leave a comment on ALL of the DT's posts listed below by 12.00PM EST tomorrow. All winners will be announced on the Whimsy blog on 5th October

My Day 3 release is from the fab Katherine at StampArt Designs at whimsy stamps he is called Flakey Friends and is available here and the Vintage Christmas papers from Michelle R designs At Whimsy Stamps
The sentiment is part of a Digi stamp sheet from Rainbow Echo's Designs At Whimsmy Stamps

 To take a peek at today's fabulous new release creations, please click on the links below...



Remember that the entire new release is available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favourites. Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop back to the Whimsy blog tomorrow for more new release creations!





Whats on my desk apart from a mess

Hi all just a quick post for this afternoon to show you whats on my colouring desk to much I might add 
but first I want to show you a card I made for a friends friend lol and a male card at that, don't you just love it when they say can you make me a card but is has to be a specific theme. Well this fella wanted a card made in the Tottenham Hotspurs theme and large of my lor! I racked my brain as to what I can do so I decided to made a card in the shape of the team shirt 
I will add this was not a hard card to make not a lot to add to it to be honest but I still managed to muck it up lol

Can you spot the mistake ...... Yep I spelt the name wrong it should have have been Geof lol I didnt even notice till I showed my partner lol oh dear 
this is back and as you can see I did the same spelling the name wrong again lol
I will add it was changed and all is well but just had to show you a very simple card can go wrong 
I wasn't very pleased with the card but they were, so all is well it was very hard to think of a card to fit there theme and for a male to just a plain simple football shirt.

Anyway back to whats on my desk

now my first picture is a little bundle of beads pearl and clear ones mainly, now this is a little tip for you when you go to car boots check out for fashion beads that are being sold for pennies as I take them apart and make the pins for my cards it is a fab way to get unusual sizes and shapes and a cheaper way to add to your stash if you make your own pins I love rummaging around in tins of old necklaces for some great beads. Second hand shops are also a great source to.

look what also sneeked into my house how fab is that I have not had as chance to play with them yet but this is the 48 pen set 

open sesame oooh that totally feeds my oooh ahhhh illness lol.

this is suppose to be my colouring desk but it has some new goodies I bought ths week on it some Joy dies and CC sentiment stamps and pin kits from Natalie and Amys shop, there is also some tiny bicone beads I got from ebay I think I need to tidy it up and put some bits way lol 
so there you go that is what is on my desk today 
Pop back later today to see my day 3 Whimsy Stamps release day sample

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Whimsy Stamps Release Day 2

Hello and welcome to Day ? of our October Digital Stamp Release Showcase! 
On Monday (1st October) Whimsy Stamps released this month's new digital designs, From then until 4th October the Whimsy Digital DT and Special Guests are showcasing these fabulous new goodies with a daily mini blog hop and I am part of today’s hop! Each mini blog hop has a new release prize hidden somewhere along the way and you have 24hrs to enter each prize draw. To be entered into today's mini blog hop prize draw, be sure to leave a comment on ALL of the DT's posts listed below by 12.00PM EST tomorrow. All winners will be announced on the Whimsy blog on 5th October

For my day 2 card I have used an image from Dana Designs over at Whimsy Stamps available here
the DP is from Michelle R Designs available here and a little bit of the Christmas papers. The flowers are from my stash and the pin I made from Natalie and Amy's shop. The boarder punch is a Martha Stewart punch and the sentiment is from Rainbow Echo Designs at whimsy stamps.

 To take a peek at today's fabulous new release creations, please click on the links below...


Wendy Keenan
Remember that the entire new release is available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favourites. Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop back to the Whimsy blog tomorrow for more new release creations! 




 


Monday, 1 October 2012

Whimsy Stamps Digi release day 1

Hello and welcome to Day 1 of our October Digital Stamp Release Showcase!

On Monday (1st October) Whimsy Stamps released this month's new Digital designs from 







 From now until 4th October the Whimsy Stamps Digital DT and Special Guests are showcasing these fabulous new goodies with a daily mini blog hop and I am part of today’s hop! Each mini blog hop has a new release prize hidden somewhere along the way and you have 24hrs to enter each prize draw. To be entered into today's mini blog hop prize draw, be sure to leave a comment on ALL of the DT's posts listed below by 12.00PM EST tomorrow. All winners will be announced on the Whimsy blog on 5th October



So for my day 1 release I used this fab digi from Whimsy called Happy Punkin I love his face he is so funky 
I coloured him with copics and as I normally dont give Halloween cards I made this fab little sweetie bag I love how it turned out. The flower I made myself and the ribbon is from my stash The skeleton Sentiment is from whimsy stamps by Rainbow Echo Designs available here.


To take a peek at today's fabulous new release creations, please click on the links below...

Remember that the entire new release is available to buy right now from the Whimsy Stamps store along with all your Whimsy favourites. Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop back to the
 Whimsy blog tomorrow for more new release creations!