Thursday, 22 September 2022

Girl reading


 
   This digi image from Star Stampz is called 'Autumn Fall girl reading'. I have coloured it using Promarkers and matted it onto gold mirri and white cards. The sentiment, again in gold mirri on white card, was cut using a Carnations Craft die.

   I would like to enter it into the following challenges:
   Moving Along with the Times - trees and/or leaves
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Dream Valley - autumn colours
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with autumn - golds and brown
   Crafty Gals Corner - signs of fall
   Creative Moments - anything goes with autumn 
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   The Outlawz - anything goes

Sunday, 4 September 2022

Small cakes


 
   The theme for this month's Dragonfly Dreams challenge is birthday and it is being sponsored by Lauren C Waterworth Designs. 
   I have used her digi called Three Tier Cake Stand and coloured it using Promarkers and a silver gel pen.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   We Love Stamping - anything goes
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Allsorts - anything goes with optional school days
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Sweet Stampin' - food and/or drink
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Saturday, 3 September 2022

Cute autumn foxes


 
   This month's theme over at the Send A Smile 4 Kids challenge blog is a cute fall or Halloween card.
I have combined three separate images from Beccy Muir - fox, vixen and pumpkin and sunflowers and coloured them using Promakers. The background paper I designed using My Craft Studio graphics pack.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Creative Inspirations - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with pretty papers
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Crafty Calendar - anything goes
   Digi Designs - for a child
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   The Paper Shelter - autumn colours
   Creatalicious - anything goes with optional summer fun
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Beccy's Place - anything goes with optional metel embellishment
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes

Thursday, 1 September 2022

Granny Christmas


   This month the Aud Sentiments challenge has a Christmas theme and is being sponsored by The Paper Shelter and Colour of Love.
    I have used the digi from The Paper Shelter called 'Granny Christmas' and coloured it using Promarkers with a little additional use of gel pens. I cut items from an old Christmas card to use as embelishments on this one.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional pretty papers
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Passion for Markers - Christmas
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes with optional summer fun
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes

Tuesday, 30 August 2022

Stegasaurus family


 
   I have used the Dr. Digi image called Stacy the Stegasaurus, printing it in three different sizes, for this card. I coloured them using Promarkers and then fussy cut before attaching them to the background paper which I have had in my stash for some time. (One of those sheets that you printed because you liked it and now cannot remember which CD ROM was used) The climbing leaves framing the design were printed from Carnation Crafts vignettes.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirtions - anything goes
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Allsorts - anything goes with optional roses
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   The Paper Shelter - frame it
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   Outlawz Challenge - progressive freebie
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Sunday, 7 August 2022

Milkshake


 
   This month's theme for the Dragonfly Dreams challenge is food and/or drink and is being sponsored by Twinkle Lane Designs.
   I have used their digi stamp called 'Milkshake', coloured it using Promarkers and fussy cut it. The sentiment is taken from part of a page of Hunkydory's Square Little Book of Delicious Deserts.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Moving Along With the Times - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with summery colours
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Incy Wincy Designs - food and drink and/or monochrome
   Crafty Calendar - anything goes
   Creations In Pink - mainly pink
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   The Paper Shelter - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Saturday, 6 August 2022

Thankyou blooms


 
   The theme for this month's Send A Smile 4 Kids is thankyou cards.
   I have used a digi stamp from Beccy Muir called blooms and coloured it using Promarkers. The sentiment was cut using Carnation Crafts dies.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Creative Inspirations - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional summery colours
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Craft Rocket - flowers
   Beccy's Place - anything goes with a colour palette
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Thursday, 4 August 2022

Summer birthday


 

   This month's Aud Sentiments challenge has a summer theme. It is being sponsored by Digi Doodle Studios.

Using My Craft Studio I created the background by piecing together three images taken from various CD ROMs of theirs. After matting it onto blue card I outlined it with thin blue outline stickers.
   The digi image in the foreground is from Digi Doodle Studios and is called 'Adrian and Cruz'. I coloured it using Promarkers and fussy cut it.
   The sentiment was cut using a Carnations Craft die. I also used one of their dies for the sun and coloured it using Promarkers.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - anything goes
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes
   Through the Craft Room Door - anything goes
   C.R.A.F.T. - summer
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   My Time to Craft - ocean/sea
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Incy Wincy Designs - food and drink or monochrome
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Digi Doodle Studios - by/at/under the sea
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Wednesday, 3 August 2022

Vegetable gardener


 
   I was asked to make a card for a vegetable gardener and to include lots of carrots and I couldn't resist the rabbits! I hope this fits the bill. I printed off items using La Pashe's 'The Big One' CD ROM.

   I would like to enter it into the following challenges:
   Moving Along With the Times - anything goes
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - anything goes
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes with optional embossing
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Alphabet - i is for interests
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Pearly Sparkles - anything goes

Friday, 29 July 2022

Funny sunflower


  

   A quick thank you card made using the digi called 'Funny sunflower' from The Paper Shelter and coloured using Promarkers. The backing paper was printed from a CD ROM many years ago and this left over piece as been lying in my stash.

   I would like to enter it into the following challenges:
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Creative Inspirations - summer sun
   We Love Stamping - anything goes hot sunny colours
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with summer colours
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Stamping Sensations - summer flowers
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   The Paper Shelter - anything goes
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   

Thursday, 7 July 2022

Meadow thistle


 
   This month the Aud Sentiments challenge is being sponsored by Di's Digi Stamps and the theme is anything goes.
   The bouquet on my card is made using Carnation Crafts dies from their Perfectly Peaceful collection.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with flowers
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Allsorts - floral or fauna with anything goes
   Crafty Calendar - add a ribbon
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes with lots of layers
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes

Sunday, 3 July 2022

Card sharks


    This months Dragonfly Dreams challenge has the theme of indoor hobbies. When my children were young we often played card games but I hope they never got up to the tricks that this mouse is using!!!
   The House Mouse stamp is called card sharks and I have coloured it using Promarkers. The backing paper is a left over piece from a print using the La Pashe CD ROM called The Wrinklies.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional flowers
   We Love Stamping - anything stamped with optional hot sunny colours
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional ribbon
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Allsorts - flora or fauna with optional anything goes
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Digi Doodle Studios - three or more layers
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   Alphabet - g is for giggle
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Saturday, 2 July 2022

Christmas dragon


 
   This month we would like to see Christmas cards in the Send A Smile 4 Kids challenge.
    I have used a Lee Holland digi called Christmas Dragon decorating tree and coloured it using Promarkers. The backing paper is from a very old magazine.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional flowers
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional ribbon
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Craftyhazelnut's Christmas - anything goes with for a man or boy
   Allsorts - flora or fauna with anything goes
   Passion For Markers - any occasion other than birthday
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Digi Doodle Studios - three or more layers
   Sparkles - things with wings
   Make My Monday - colouring, any medium
   A Perfect Time To Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes

Thursday, 30 June 2022

Winged car


 
   I have coloured this Sheep Ski Designs digi called Bryansbaby using Promarkers. The backing paper was printed using a La Pashe CD ROM.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Creative Inspirations - masculine
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional ribbon
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Sparkles - things with wings
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Sweet Stampin' - father's day/masculine makes
   Crafty Gals Corner - anything goes
   Make My Monday - colouring
   Through The Purple Haze - anything but square

Thursday, 9 June 2022

Flamingo


 
   This month's theme for the Aud Sentiments challenge is summer and it is being sponsored by Mirtillamente Craft Shop.
   I have used their digi called Crazy Paw Flamingo Watermelon and colored it using Promarkers. I added some die cut shells to the base of the design.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with celebration
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional embossed background
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Allsorts - anything goes with sun, sea and sand
   CCC Digi Creations - anything goes
   Digi Designs - hand coloured image
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Make My Monday - summer fun
   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
   Creative Knockouts - summer fun

Sunday, 5 June 2022

Field of flowers


 
   The theme for this month's Dragonfly Dreams challenge is outdoors and is being sponsored by All Dressed Up. 
   I have used their digi stamp called 'field of flowers' and coloured it using Promarkers and Derwent Coloursoft pencils. The backing paper is from an old magazine and has been in my stash for several years.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with celebration
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional masculine
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   CCC Digi Creations - anything goes
   Digi Designs - hand coloured image
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   The Cutie Pie - digi and die cuts
   Fab 'n' Funky - anything but square
   Craft Rocket - girls
   All Dressed Up - anything goes
   Creative Moments - summer's here
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   

Saturday, 4 June 2022

Texting friends


 
   This month the Send  A Smile 4 Kids challenge would like you to make a card for teens or tweens.
   I have used a digi from Kenny K called 'texting friends' and coloured it using Promarkers. Using a die I cut a narrow frame for the design and also die cut a sentiment from the same coloured card.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional celebration 
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   I Love Promarkers - anything goes with optional masculine
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Allsorts - anything goes with optional sun,sea and sand
   CCC Digi Creations - anything goes
   Digi Designs - hand coloured image
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   Craft Rocket - girls
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Pink Gem - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything  goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Dexter's bar


 
   Another card made using Carnation Craft's dies. This one is a birthday card for a young man who likes mixing cocktails.

   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Allsorts - for a birthday
   Incy Wincy Designs - use a die cut or punch
   CCC Digi Creations - food and/or drink
   Craft Rocket - birthday
   Creatalicious - anything goes with optional father's day
   Addicted to Stamps and More - die cuts and/or stencils
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Grace selfie


 
   A little bit of colouring today. This digi image called 'Grace selfie' is from Mirtillamente and after colouring it using Promarkers I cut it out using a Carnation Crafts eyelet and ring oval die. I added the sentiment 'Hello' in silver mirri using Tattered Lace alphabet die letters.

   I would like to enter it into the following challenges:
   We Love Stamping - for a lady or girl
   Digi Choosday - anything goes
   Incy Wincy Designs - use a die cut or punch
   Colour Crazy - anything goes
   The Cutie Pie - digis and die cuts
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   A Gem of a Challenge - anything goes
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

Monday, 23 May 2022

I spy supper


 
   This card is made using various Carnation Craft dies and the accompanying vignettes. Can the mouse escape?

   I would like to enter it into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with optional add some pink
   Crafty Friends - animals/birds
   Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - anything goes
   Incy Wincy Designs - Use a die cut or punch
   CD Sunday Plus - anything goes
   2 Crafty Critter Crazies - anything goes
   Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Alphabet - d is for die cuts
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Crafty Animals - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes

Sunday, 22 May 2022

Enjoy your day


 
   The downloadable flower vignettes are from Carnation Crafts Water's Edge collection. The accompanying dies and other Carnation dies have been used to complete this birthday card.

   I would like to enter it into the following challenges:
   Crafty Catz - anything goes with add some pink 
   Allsorts - for a birthday
   Incy Wincy Designs - use a die cut or punch
   CD Sunday - anything goes
   Creations In Pink - anything goes
   Creatalicious - anything goes with optional father's day
   Craft Rocket - birthday
   Sparkles - floral frenzy
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Alphabet - d is for die cuts
   A Perfect Time to Craft - anything goes
   Classic Design - anything goes
   Jan's Digi Stamps - anything goes

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