Friday, 22 June 2018

Roasting marshmallows



   Friday and a fresh challenge at QKR Stampede.
   Perhaps not quite the season for toasting marshmallows round a fire but I have been attracted to this image called roasting marshmallows for sometime and I could no longer resist using it! I coloured it using Promarkers but paper pieced the fire. After cutting it out using a Tattered Lace pearl rectangle die and while still in the die i coloured the background using Distress Inks. Once removed from the die I coloured the 'pearls' using a black Promarker pen.
   The matchstick paper was printed using a House Mouse CD ROM and the fire paper was printed using La Pashe's Something For Everyone CD ROM.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Crafty Catz - anything goes
   Crafty Sentiments Designs - anything goes
   Sweet Stampers - animals
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything animals goes
   Fabrika Fantasy - animals
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Creative With Stamps - cute animals
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Alphabet - g is for great outdoors
   Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Rocking grandfather


   The image from Digi Stamps 4 Joy called Gramps was coloured using Promarkers and matted onto black card.  The sentiment is from a pad produced by Creative World of Crafts. The circle stepper was cut using  Tattered Lace die and the mats were cut from rainbow mirri card and black card.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with for  a boy
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Allsorts - use at least two dies
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
   Crafty Creations - anything goes

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Punch and Judy



   I have a friend who performs Punch and Judy shows during the summer holidays. This is a  birthday card that I have made for him. The figures are removable, slotting between the booth and the black backdrop, so that different arrangements can be made. They are based on drawings I found on www.punchandjudyonline.com. The figures were coloured using Promarkers but the booth was coloured and designed using the Windows computer program Paint.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Cute Card Thursday - sun, sand and sea (as this is where Mr Punch often hangs out)
   Crafty Sentiments Designs - anything goes
   Scrapping 4 Fun - summer
   Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
   Crafting By Designs - anything goes
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Pile It On - all sorts of holidays
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
   Crafting With Friends - anything goes
   Crafty Creations - anything goes
   That's Crafty - a summer's day
   Ike's World - anything goes with song inspiration (I do like to be beside the sea)

Monday, 18 June 2018

Noel



   The theme for this fortnight's challenge at Crafty Cardmakers is wet or dry embossing. I have gone with dry embossing using Sheena Douglass' festive embossing folder and colouring it using Promarkers.
   I began by applying glitter to the edges of green card and then matted the embossed design onto it. I then applied glitter randomly to the holly leaves and berries. The sentiment was cut from coloured card using Tattered Laces' ornamental Noel die.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Crafty Catz - anything goes
   Winter Wonderland - Christmas birds
   Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - frame it
   Dream Valley - add some bling
   Christmas At Sweet Stampin' - anything goes

Orange flowers


   This week the challenge at Crafting From the Heart is just for fun.
   I stamped the flowers from Sheena Douglass' A little Bit Sketchy Humming Bird stamp set several times and fussy cut them to decoupage the flowers, colouring them using Promarkers. The sentiment was cut using the Tattered Lace ornamental best wishes die and again coloured using Promarkers. I added faux stitching to make the border of my design.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Penny Black and More - in the garden
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Stamping Sensations - anything goes
   The Crafty Addicts - anything goes with say it with flowers
   4 Crafty Chicks - birds n blooms
   Creatalicious - anything goes with flowers
   Craft Rocket - birthday
   LeAnn's World - anything goes
   Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes

Saturday, 16 June 2018

Eighteenth birthday


   The theme for this fortnight's challenge at Send A Smile 4 Kids is anything goes with the twist for teens. This image which I decoupaged is taken from Hunkydory's  Square Little Book of Milestone Birthdays. I matted and layered it onto silver mirri, dark blue card and white card.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Crafty Catz - anything goes
   Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
   Craft Rocket - birthday

Friday, 15 June 2018

Old car



    Another challenge starts today at QKR Stampede and I thought that I would try a new technique - stencilling.
    The stencil from Sheena Douglass  was used to create the background to the digi image (called old car). I used Distress Inks for this and Promarkers for the digi. The sentiment was cut from both white and black card using a Tattered Lace ornamental best wishes die.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with for a boy
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Passion For Promarkers - make it manly
   Whoopsi Daisy - anything goes with hand coloured image
   Stamping Sensations - anything goes
   Crafty Catz - anything goes
   Lemon Shortbread - anything goes
   Crafting By Designs - anything goes
   Kitty Bee Designs - masculine cards
   Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Sweet Stampin' - dad or special man
   Creative Moments - anything goes
   Little Miss Muffet - anything goes