30 August 2013

Just Add Ink Challenge #180 - Just Add Colouring

... or coloring, depending on where you're from :)

And here is my card for this challenge, using an adorable new Pure Innocence Pirate image from My Favorite Things. I have used Copic Markers to colour this image.

Stamps: My Favorite Things
Cardstock: Stampin' Up! Black, Kraft, Baja Breeze and Riding Hood Red
Other: Peek A Boo Dots die by My Favorite Things, impression plate by Papertrey Ink, Crystal Effects (on the sword), Circle punch by SU!

29 August 2013

Seize The Birthday Challenge

Hello friends!

I hope that you are all having a wonderful week and if not, hang in there - it's almost Friday!  The great thing about it being almost Friday is that it's time for another 'Anything Goes' Birthday challenge over at the Seize The Birthday Blog.

And here is my card, which I made for my Mum's recent birthday.

Stamps by My Favorite Things
Cardstock: Stampin' Up Pretty in Pink, Pink Pirouette and White
Other: Flower dies by My Favorite Things, background die by Papertrey Ink, Kaiser pearls, Banner die by PTI.

22 August 2013

Just Add Ink #179 - Sketch Challenge

We have a great sketch challenge for you this week over at Just Add Ink! I hope that it gets your creative ideas flowing and that you will play along with us. Here is the sketch:

And this is the card I made, using some fun new goodies from My Favorite Things.

Stamps and Dies: My Favorite Things
Cardstock: Black, naturals, kraft

19 August 2013

Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #191

I managed to find some time to play at my stamping table last night and got a few cards made. This one is for the current Sweet Sunday Sketch challenge over at Karen Giron's Blog.   Here is the sketch she has created for this week.

For my card I have used one of the adorable new Pure Innocence images from My Favorite Things and paper pieced the clothing and coloured the rest using Copic markers.

Stamps: Image by My Favorite Things, Sentiment by Papertrey Ink
Carstock: Kraft, white, DSP by Prima
Other: Rhinestones, copic markers, Fishtail Flags dies by My Favorite Things, Nestabilities

16 August 2013

Seize The Birthday 'Anything Goes Birthday' Challenge

Hello!  And welcome to my first post as part of the Seize The Birthday Design Team!  

The challenges will run fortnightly and will always be an 'Anything Goes Birthday' theme, isn't that great? So much fun!

Here is my first card.  I have used one of the earlier sketches from the Seize The Birthday archives to create my card, it's so great to have them as a resource to go back to.

Stamps: My Favorite Things
Paper: Cosmo Cricket
Other: Kaiser Pearls, stitching, nestabilities
Sketch: STB#12 (April 2013)

Be sure to pop on over to the blog to share your creations with us and to check out the new Design Team and all of their wonderful creations! 

15 August 2013

A Special Announcement!

I have some big news to share with you all today;  I have been invited to join the Design Team over at the Seize The Birthday Blog!  To say I am excited and thrilled is an understatement.

There will be fortnightly challenges and they will have an 'Anything Goes Birthday' theme.

Our next challenge will go live tomorrow so I will be back to share my card with you then. In the meantime, pop on over to the blog and see who else is joining the team!

10 August 2013

Make A Splash

I made this card for the colour challenge over at Dynamic Duo's this week, but never got to upload it in time before the challenge ended but figured I would share it here anyway.

I have used the cute new image I received from My Favorite Things recently. Isn't she adorable?

Stamps: My Favorite Things
Card/Paper: Stampin' Up!
Other: Kaiser pearls, banner die by PTI, Copic markers.

09 August 2013

Just Add Ink Challenge #177 - Colour Challenge

Well hello there! And happy Friday :)

I hope that you have had a great week.  Mine has been a little stressful but I am looking forward to a nice quiet weekend, until hubby gets home on Sunday from Sydney and my best friend arrives to stay for 4 days .. can't wait! We always have such a wonderful time hanging out together, it's so good for the soul to just have some one-on-one girl time with your best friend isn't it?

Anyway, enough rambling. Onto the reason I have popped in; to share my card for this week's challenge over at Just Add Ink. I am really loving these colours!

And here is my card. I didn't have the smoky slate so have used a substitute:

Stamps and dies are all from My Favorite Things.
Cardstock: Stampin' Up! 

06 August 2013

Bizzy Becs August Challenge - Clean and Simple

I am excited about a couple of things this month ... firstly the Challenge for the month of August is..

"Clean and Simple"

leave lots of white space..." theme by Debra.

And anyone that knows me knows that is totally my style :)  The second reason I am excited is because Bizzy Bec's now stocks Tiddly Ink Images - which I just adore! So of course I had to use one for my card this month, and I chose the 'Friends are Flowers' image.

 The prize for this month is this gorgeous Stamp from..
 Crafters Companion- 
"Best Pals"

 donated from Bizzy Becs Online Store......
Bizzy Bec's has Pre-orders now on for.. Magnolia Stamps, Tiddly Inks Stamps, Memory Box Dies and OH!! soooo much more... so POP on over!

And here is my card.

Image: Friends are Flowers by Tiddly Inks.
Other: stitching, Copic markers

Thanks for stopping by! 

02 August 2013

Mojo Monday #304

It has been a long time since I played along over at Mojo Monday, but I had a card to make for my daughter's 17th birthday (which is today) and thought this sketch would work really well! I have chosen to use the square format for my card.

Stamps and Dies: My Favorite Things
Paper & Cardstock: Stampin 'Up!
Other: ribbon by SU!, flower by Kaiser, nestabilites.

Just Add Ink Challenge #176 - Just Add Blokes

This week the challenge is to make a masculine card over Just Add Ink.  I have made a card using a cute new die I got recently from My Favorite things, perfect for all of the guitar players in my family. Although I am a bit worried that my red ink splotches resemble blood splatters .. maybe it could be a Dexter themed card?

Stamps: My Favorite Things
Dies: My Favorite Things
Ink: Stampin 'Up!