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Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Just Inspirational Challenges :)

Good Morning everyone & welcome, it's time for another challenge from 
& this week is the turn of 
Team B

This week our sponsor is the wonderful
who are offering a prize of 4 digi images to the lucky winner

Here is this week's photo
& we would like you to interpret the photo however you like, be it the image itself, the colours, shape etc.

So here is my make:
 Having seen the inspirational photo & being Irish I had to have the gorgeous
Celtic Fairy
 to work with & she was kindly given by our sponsor.

The backing paper is from a craft cd & I over stamped it with a distress stamp (from Sheena Douglas)
I then created the layers, using the same stamp set, can you tell it's my new favourite lol :)
The cogs ,from Creative Expressions, have been stamped & heat embossed around the heart. I finished this off with 2 stamped wings, which I curled to give dimension before sticking them down & adding the gem.
I then assembled the card & added some handmade roses

 She has been coloured in promarkers & cut out, isn't she gorgeous

Another view of the heart with the cute wings.
This style is totally different for me, but I really enjoyed doing it & I was happy with how she turned out.

Thanks so much for stopping by, be sure to visit my teamies (links in the right sidebar) & pop by Just Inspirational Challenges to enter, I look forward to seeing what everyone comes up with. 

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

Stamping For The Weekend - Anything Goes
Stamping With The Dragon - Anything Goes
Tok Bobok - Anything Goes
Craft Loving Challenge Blog - Anything Goes
The Hobby House - Anything Goes
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Monday, 24 June 2013

Creative Creations Challenges

Good morning everyone & thanks so much for visiting on what is my first post as a DT member for 
It's so exciting to be part of this fab team.

Our fabby sponsers this week are the wonderful 

This company was new to me & I am sure glad I found them as there are so many fab images.
They are offering a great prize to the a winner: A $25 gift voucher

So, onto the challenge, this weeks challenge is a great one -
Shaped Cards - no squares or rectangles

I enjoyed this so much I had to make 2 with my image which is
& here are my makes :)

I kept the card simple, using a barn as it's shape, I also decoupaged the doors & the roof.

Ellie & her little pig have been cut out & mounted onto the barn using glue gel.

For my next make I decided to try a circle easel card.
It's been made using my Martha Stewart circle cutter, I cut out a number of different sized circles, inked them, stamped them (using Sheena Douglas' A Little Bit Sketchy stamps)
The sentiment has been cut using an x-cut alphabet die & mounted on another x-cut die

The image has been coloured using promarkers & it was my first time giving the clouds a bash (I was quite chuffed they worked lol)

Thanks so much for popping by & I look forward to seeing everyone's entries.
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Summer Feeling

Good morning everyone, I hope the sun is shining for you :) I just wanted to share this card with you all.

The image was a fab freebie from Scrappers Delight
& I couldn't wait to use it.
It's been coloured in promarkers & layered on mats, using my fabby new perfect layers tools, they really are great. I think they make me use up those scraps a bit more
I inked & embossed a circle before sanding it back to reveal the card below. 
It's finished off with little glitter dots & roses.

Thanks so much for visiting, I hope you like my card :)

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Saturday, 22 June 2013

Teacher Gifts

Good morning everyone & sorry for the lack of posts in the last week or so, I've been so busy with DT work & orders, but sure it keeps me out of trouble lol
I just thought I'd share some teacher cards I was asked to do. I teamed up with a friend & local business, who made the fabby bookmarks for me.

 I decided a good way to display the bookmarks would be to hang them on an open book style easel card.

The cards were personalised & have been decoupaged for added depth. The recipients loved them, & I was told one even cried lol.
Thanks for visiting xxx
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Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Just Inspirational Challenges

Good morning everyone & welcome to the 2nd challenge of the year at Just Inspirational Challenges.

I'm so excited, as this week it's team Bs turn & we are sponsored by the fabby

They are offering a free digi to the winner of this challenge.

Each week we are given an inspirational photo or sketch to use  & this is this week's one
We would love to see what you come up with using this photo as your inspiration. Interpret it however you like eg. the image itself, colours, shape etc.

Soooo here is what I have come up with

I  have created a centre stepper card using Psychedelic Syd & you can find him here. I coloured him in pro-markers I added touches of Glossy Accents. I added  some card candi & made a little badge to decorate. The papers I designed myself in Craft Artist. I drew my inspiration from the colours in the photo & also used the photo itself as my sentiment, cos he is a daddy cool lol. 
Here is a close up of the coloured image

I am really looking forward to seeing what you all come up with, be sure to pop over to Just Inspirational Challenges to enter & pop by & see what the rest of my teamies have come up with.
Thanks for visiting, I hope you like my project.

I am entering this card in the following challenges
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge - For Your Favourite Guy
Cards For Men - Boys will be boys
Digi Haven - Anything goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - #10
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