Saturday, 7 May 2022

For a gardening dad


 
   This month the theme for the Send A Smile 4 Kids challenge is dad or special guy cards.
   My card is a birthday card for a gardening dad and I have decoupaged several pages from Hunkydory's Little Square Book of Golden Oldies.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Crafty Calendar - anything goes
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes with optional mother's day
   C.R.A.F.T. - birthday
   Craft Rocket - birthday
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Make My Monday - happy birthday
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Pearly Sparkles - let's layer it up

Sunday, 1 May 2022

Dahlia


 
   The theme for this Month's Dragonfly Dreams challenge is butterflies and/or flowers and is being sponsored by Fred She Said.
   I have used elements from their precoloured Dahlia Garden set to decoupage a shaped card for my sister's birthday.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with use three favourite colours
   Creative Knockouts - flower power
   The Paper Shelter - birthday card
   Creatalicious - anything goes with optional mother's day
   Through the Craft Room Door -anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Creative Moments - things with wings
   Alphabet - b is for blooms
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes


Thursday, 28 April 2022

Christmas angel


 
  The digi image used here and coloured using Promarkers is 'Christmas angel' from MMedel Illustrations. I added loose glitter to the halo and angel wings and then fussy cut the angel. The rest of the card uses scrapes from my stash.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional ribbon or twine
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Crafty Calendar - anything but square
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   C.R.A.F.T. - Christmas
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   Creative Moments - things with wings
   Classic Design - anything goes

Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Bluebells and cross


    Using up various off cuts from Carnation Crafts dies and vignettes.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges
   Crafty Catz - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - Easter or animals
   Incy Wincy Designs - Easter or animals
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes

Thursday, 7 April 2022

Flower corner


 
   This month the Aud Sentiments challenge is being sponsored by Fred She Said and Mirtillamente Craft Shop and has the theme of use a birthday sentiment.
   I have used a digi from Fred She Said called 'doodled flower corner' and coloured it using Promarkers. To the centre of each flower I added dots of Liquid Pearl and finished the card with a bow and heart embellishment.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional use of die or punch
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Stamping Sensations - I love ... flowers and Liquid Pearls
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   The Paper Shelter - pastel colours
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes

Monday, 4 April 2022

Boy elephant


 
   Using Carnation Craft dies and a downloadable vignette I made this little new baby boy card.

   I would like to enter it into the following challenges:
   Moving Along with the Times  - baby animals
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Allsorts - any real animal
   Incy Wincy Designs - Easter and/or animals
   CCC Digi Creations - include an animal
   CD Sunday - anything goes
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Fab 'n' Funky - masculine
   Addicted to CAS - animals
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Sunday, 3 April 2022

Annabell


 
   This month the Dragonfly Dreams Challenge is being sponsored by Sheepski Designs. The theme of the challenge is spring/Easter.
   I have used their digi called Annabell and Aggie and apart from the background which was coloured using Derwent Coloursoft pencils I used Promarkers to colour it. I then cut it out using a tattered Lace pearl rectangle die.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional lots of layers
   Crafty Friends - spring
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with dies or punches
   Allsorts - any real animal
   Crafty Calendar - anything but square
   CCC Digi Creations - include an animal
   Scrapping 4 Fun - spring
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes 
   Digi Doodle Studios - Easter/spring
   The Paper Shelter - girl power
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Saturday, 2 April 2022

Special granny


 
   This month the Send a Smile for Kids challenge would like you to make a card for mum or a special lady. My special lady is a granny.
   I have used several pages from Hunkydory's Little Book of Golden Oldies to decoupage this image. The sentiment is computer generated.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Craft Catz - anything goes with lots of layers
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Creative Moments - for a special lady
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   My Time to Craft - at least three layers

Wednesday, 30 March 2022

In the pink


 

   This digi called Lust is from Moonflower Digital Stamps. I have coloured it using Promarkers and added Liquid Pearls to the strands from the bouquet. Other embellishments are from my stash. 

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional Easter
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with use a die cut or punch
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Creations in Pink - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   The Paper Shelter - girl power
   Creatalicious - anything goes with optional fairies
   C.R.A.F.T. - anything goes
   Sweet Stampin' - use your old stash
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   Creative Moments - for a special lady
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes
   My Time to Craft - at least 3 layers

Wednesday, 23 March 2022

Easter cross


 
   I was asked to make several Easter cards comprising of a cross filled with flowers and placed on a plain background. I found this digi image of such a cross on Hunkydory and having coloured 18 images using alcohol markers I decoupaged the design. I hope she likes them. 

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional sparkle and glitter
   Crafty Friends - flowers
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   We Love Stamping - anything goes with spring
   Crafty Calendar - spots/stripes or Easter
   CCC Digi Creations - include flowers
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   The Crafter's Cafe - use some flowers
   Classic Design - anything goes
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes

Saturday, 19 March 2022

Cross and chick


 
   This is another Easter card made using die and downloadable vignettes from Carnation Crafts.

   I would like to enter it into the following challenges:
   Crafty Friends - flowers
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - spring flowers
   CCC Digi Creations - include flowers
   The Crafter's Cafe - use some flowers
   Craft Rocket - use an animal
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes

Thursday, 10 March 2022

Blue birthday


 

   Playing around with some thin rectangular frames and die cut flowers from Carnation Crafts.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Friends - flowers
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   CCC Digi Creations - include flowers
   Everybody Art - b is for blue
   Crafty Gals Corner - add a flower
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes

Monday, 7 March 2022

Easter chicks


 
   I made this shaped card using various Carnation Crafts dies and downloadable vignettes along with a Tattered Lace die to cut the sentiment.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - spring flowers
   Crafty Calendar -spots/stripes or Easter
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Fab 'n' Funky - dies or stencils
   Craft Rocket - use an animal
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Perfect Time To Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes

Sunday, 6 March 2022

Smile

 

 
   The theme for this month's Dragonfly Dreams challenge is 'make something to make you smile' and is being sponsored by Stamper's Delights.
    I have used their digi called Chibi Adrianna Photo and coloured it using Promarkers.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional CAS
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional no patterned paper
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Passion For Markers - feminine
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Sweet Stampin' - girly but no pink
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes
   Pearly Sparkles - one for the girls

Saturday, 5 March 2022

Birthday ahoy!


 
   This month the Send A Smile 4 Kids challenge would like you to make a card for a boy.
   I have used several pages from Hunkydory's Little Book of Manly Moments and decoupaged an image within a frame.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Allsorts - anything goes with optional distress
   The Paper Shelter - one for the boys
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes

Thursday, 3 March 2022

Easter bunny


 
   This month the Aud Sentiments challenge is being sponsored by Digi Doodle Studios and has the theme of Easter or spring.
   I have used their digi called Peyton's Painted Eggs and coloured it using Promarkers. The sentiment was computer generated.
   
   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional flowers
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional no patterned paper
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Digi Doodle Studios - perfect pets and animals
   Craft Rocket - use an animal
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes
   Through The Purple Haze - it is sweet

Wednesday, 2 March 2022

Building a snowman


 
   Thought I had better make a start on this years Christmas cards! This digi image from Lee Holland is called 'baby dragon building a snowman' and was coloured using Promarkers.

   I would like to enter it into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional flowers
   Craftyhazelnut's Christmas - anything goes with use some green
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes with something green
   C.R.A.F.T. - Christmas
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Sunday, 27 February 2022

Flowerpot hat


 
   The digi I have used here called 'Flowerpot hat' is from Hetty Clare Art and I have coloured it using Promarkers.

   I would like to enter it into the following challenges
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with additional flowers
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with birthday
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Crafty Calendar - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Sweet Stampin' - girly but no pink
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes
   Cupcake Inspiration - anything goes


Tuesday, 22 February 2022

Sixtieth birthday


    A card made for a sixtieth birthday using Carnation Crafts downloadable vignettes and dies. The sentiment was cut using a Tattered Lace die and snipping into it.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with a sentiment
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Cupcake Inspiration - anything goes


 

Monday, 7 February 2022

Post


 
   A card made for my brother-in-law's birthday. It uses downloadable vignettes and dies from Carnation Crafts. They are mainly from the 'Just passing by' collection but bits and pieces from other collections have made their way onto it also. The background paper was printed using the My Craft Studio CD ROM  'From a Man's Point of View'.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Crafty Calendar - anything goes
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Creative Knockouts - lots of layers
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes

Sunday, 6 February 2022

First kiss


 
   The Dragonfly Dreams February challenge has the theme of love and is being sponsored by



   I have used their digi image called 'First kiss' and coloured it using Promarkers. The mistletoe and oval rings were cut using Carnation Crafts dies and I finished the card off with a bow.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with anything but square
   Creative Inspirations - with love
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Allsorts - anything goes with red flowers
   Incy Wincy Designs - red or pink or valentines
   Digi Designs - use red red and/or pink
   Creations in Pink - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes with love
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Through The Purple Haze - anything goes with optional colour palette

Saturday, 5 February 2022

Bunny


 
   This month's Send A Smile 4 Kids challenge has the theme of Easter or spring. I have made a card which I think will fit either theme.
   The digi called 'bunny' from Lee Holland was coloured using Promarkers and the printed strip of daffodil design paper was lying around in my box of stash. The sentiment was cut using tattered Lace dies and the final embellishment is made from a piece of ribbon found in my bag of bits and pieces.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional anything but square
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with spring time
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Crafty Calendar - anything goes
   Passion for Markers - spring colours
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes with love
   Sparkles - use ribbon, raffia or twine
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Thursday, 3 February 2022

Drago heart


   This month's Aud Sentiments has the theme of use a love sentiment and is being sponsored by Colour of Love
   For this card I have used a digi from Colour of Love called Drago Heart and coloured it using Promarkers. The hearts down the side were from a box of cut out pieces I found tucked away amongst my stash! and I used carnation Craft dies to cut the sentiment.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Creative Inspirations - with love
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional spring time
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Allsorts - anything goes with optional use a stencil
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   The Paper Shelter - for the one you love
   Creatalicious - anything goes with love
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   Ike's World - anything goes with Valentine/love
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Saturday, 29 January 2022

Rainbow girl


 
   Using a circle die I created a circle easel card. I cut four different coloured circles and layered them on the front of the easel card. I then layered the waste and attached these to the easel base. Using smaller circles I layered these,attaching a peel off sentiment, to form the easel stopper. The digi image, coloured using Promarkers, on the front of the card is 'Rainbow girl' from All Dressed Up. Lastly I added some loose glitter to the fairy wings.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional flowers
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - anything goes
   We Love Stamping - anything goes with wings
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional flowers
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Allsorts - anything goes with optional use a stencil
   Stamping Sensations - anything goes with add a die
   Let's Craft and Create - anything goes with something new (digi)
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes with optional winter
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   C.R.A.F.T. - anything goes
   As You Like It - favourite colouring medium (Promarkers as I find it easy to colour blend them)
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   Through The Purple Haze - anything goes

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Carnations


 
   Just a layered card using dies and downloadable vignettes from carnation Crafts and scraps of card from my ever growing waste pile! 

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends  - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - anything goes
   Crafty Calendar - anything goes
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes
   Creations in Pink - anything goes
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   C.R.A.F.T. - anything goes
   Sparkles - use ribbon, raffia or twine
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Through The Purple Haze - anything goes
   Cupcake Inspiration - use pink and mint


Thursday, 13 January 2022

You are a star


 
   The first Aud Sentiments 2022 challenge has an anything goes theme and is being sponsored by Stamper's Delights and Di's Digi Stamps.
   I have used digis from Stamper's Delights  Kawaii You are Mermazing set superimposing the mermaid onto the star. After colouring them using Promarkers I fussy cut the star. The background is a star patterned mirri and the star embellishment was cut using a Carnations Craft die.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional CAS
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional get well
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Allsorts - anything goes with something new (digi)
   Stamping Sensations - anything goes with add a die
   Crafty Calendar - anything goes
   CCC Digi Creations - for a baby or child
   Digi Designs - try or use something new (digi)
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   The Paper Shelter - colour it
   Creatalicious - anything goes with something new (digi)
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Sweet Stampin' - new (digi)
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Clever Dexter - something new (digi) and a colour palette of white, blue, yellow, orange and green 
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes
   Through The Purple Haze - anything goes

Thursday, 6 January 2022

Owl


 
   Using dies and downloadable vignettes from Carnation Crafts Nature's Grace collection I have made this shaped card for a friend who loves owls.

   I would like to enter it into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - anything goes
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes with optional something new
   Craft Rocket - use dies
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes