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Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Lily Commitment - Ching Chou Kuik

Good morning, today I have another card using one of Ching-Chou Kuik's amazing images 'Lily Commitment'.  I also used a background scene from Sassy Cheryl which unfortunatel is now discontinued.



She is straight cut as are the mounts she is on.  I used black and turquoise glitter card and added Nuvo glitter to the waves and bubbles. The scales on her tail are also picked out with the green version of Nuvo.  The shells are mostly real ones with a couple of scallops from Leif Creative. I added some blue mesh and a pearl string and a few charms from my stash.



I wish I knew a way of getting the glitter to show up in photo's. You can pick out that the bubbles have glossy accents added, as do the pearls she is wearing. She is coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Triamarkers. I Airbrushed the background with a SN marker. 


This is an angled photo trying to get the sparkle to show.

I am entering the following challenges:-


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Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Flower Ballerina - Aurora Wings - Passion for Promarkers DT


Good morning and welcome to a new challenge at Passion for Promarkers where Lisa has chosen the theme 'Tag you're it', we want to see a tag somewhere on your card, or create a tag, or make a tag card.  I have used a stunning image from Aurora Wings 'Flower Ballerina'.



I wanted to keep the card CAS to show off the beautiful image. She is cut with SB Grand Big Scalloped Circles with a contrasting one behind her. In real life the purple on her dress and the backing are the same colour. Ribbon, tag and gems from my stash.


She is coloured with Promarkers, Triamarkers and Flexmarkers with a little Prisma pencil for extra depth.


The inside does reflect the front, and I added a Craft's Too sentiment die cut.


We have another lovely sponsor this week as Polka Doodles are offering these two images to the winner

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These are 'Diving Boy' and 'Swimming Girl'. Aren't they cute.

Don't forget you have to used Letraset products the enter the challenge  (promarkers, flexmarkers, triamarkers, aquamarkers  etc).  My other teamies have made some beautiful cards for your inspiration this week, it would be great if you took the time to check them out here.

I am entering the following challenges:-



Thanks for taking the time to visit

Saturday, 11 April 2015

Daisy Elf - Aurora Wings


Good morning back again with a for fun card.  This image 'Daisy Elf' was a freebie from Aurora Wings, Mitzi is so generous with her images. I made it especially to enter the challenge on their facebook page.

She is cut with SB grand circles and grand decorative circles. The butterflies are Cheery Lynn and a MS punch. Sentiment is a SB banner, and ribbon and gems from my stash.


She is coloured with promarkers and I added distress ink around the edge. I also added Nuvo blue glitter to her wings and the butterflies.

The inside does match the front.


This is a view of the inside with the addition of a Papermania stamp.

I am entering the following challenges:-


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Friday, 10 April 2015

White on White - Winter Wonderland DT

Good morning and welcome to a new challenge at Winter Wonderland where Debs is our host, and our theme is 'White on White'.  Not everyone's favorite, but great for getting out your dies and embossing folders.


I have used a variety of dies to cut my Centura Pearl card. The main image is a winter scene from Cottage Cutz. The snowflake corners are Wild Rose Studio. The trees and poinsettia are Marianne dies, and the sentiment is Crafts Too. Ribbon, pearls and dazzler from my stash.


I also added some Glamour dust to the road and house, and of course it doesn't show in the photo :)

We are being sponsored this week by Crafty Sentiments who are offering one lucky winner a choice of 3 digis from their store.

I hope you will join us this week with your take on a WOW Christmas project.  The snowflakes ladies have made some wonderful cards for your inspiration this week and you can find them here.

If you were thinking of applying to join the design team at Winter Wonderland you will have to be quick with applying as entries close today at 5pm BST.

Thanks for taking the time to look

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Sara - Saturated Canary

Good afternoon, hope that the wind has died down in your area.  I'm back again with another just for fun card. I have use another of Krista's wonderful images 'Sara' and a really unusual colour combination for me.


She is cut using SB long rectangles and scalloped long rectangles. The butterflies are a MB die cut in cardstock with a layer of vellum on top. The papers are from DCWV and ribbon, gems and sparkler from my stash.


She is coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers. The background was added using my EBrush.


The inside does reflect the front.


This one shows the butterfly layers.


I am entering the following challenges :-


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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Pug Love - Ching Chou Kuik - Passion for Promarkers DT


Good morning I am back today with a card for our new challenge at Passion for Promarkers.  The theme chosen by Julie is 'Blue Skies' (shades of blue).  I have used another Ching Chou Kuik image, 'Pug Love'.  It's for my nieces birthday and she is mad about Pugs.

For a change I have made a stepper card using the Tattered lace template die. So easy to use as it comes with all the layers as well as the main shape of the card.  The Celtic border is from Cheery Lynn. Side panel decoration from Joy Crafts. Flowers from WOC and ribbon from my stash.  The text was on the front of a TL magazine.


She is of course coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Triamarkers.  I used a spectrum noir pen in my EBrush to create the blue sky. (Unfortunately the adapter for Promarkers isn't available yet so I did buy a pack of 6 blue SNs)


No glitter this time but I did add glossy accents to the Pugs nose and eyes, and to her eyes.


We are being sponsored this week by Little Claire who are offering one of their design sets (Changing Birdhouse click HERE to see it on site)


My other teamies have again made fabulous cards for your inspiration this week, and I hope you will take the time to check them out.

I am entering the following challenge :-

Thanks for looking

Sunday, 29 March 2015

Sabrina - Saturated Canary



Another card just for fun. I am off work with neck problems and filling my time making cards. Thank goodness for electronic cutting machines :)
So today I have coloured up the beautiful Sabrina from Saturated Canary. I know she is called Sabrina, but to me she is Alice in Wonderland.


She is cut using SB Grand Scalloped Ovals and Grand Ovals, and layered up 8 times !!!  Love the navy and pink together. The backing paper is from Nitwits, flowers from WOC, leaves woodware and MS punches. Ribbon and Pearls from my stash.


She is coloured with promarkers and Flexmarkers, with distress ink to the background.


The inside does match the front.


I am entering the following challenges :-


I have one other thing to add. 

Would you like to be more prepared at Christmas?
Do you love making Christmas cards/projects?
Would you like to join an easy going, fun loving, friendly Design Team?

If the answer is yes to the above questions then you could be just the person we are looking for at Winter Wonderland
.

We are looking for two new DT members and we are therefore inviting applications.

You do not need to have previous experience of DT membership, just be enthusiastic and a regular blogger. We have two teams so you will need to be able to make a card/project once a fortnight. We take it in turns to host the challenges and choose the winners. You will also be expected to comment on one number in every ten. 

If this sounds like the challenge for you then please go to the Winter Wonderland Blog

Please link to your blog address not a specific post so we can stop by to visit you.

Applications will be open until 5.00 pm on 10th April 2015.

Thanks for taking the time to look

Saturday, 28 March 2015

Sunshine - Ching Chou Kuik


Oh my posting after only one day.  This one is just for fun. I totally adore this image 'Sunshine' by Ching Chou Kuik and have had her coloured up for a while but was undecided about the background colours I used, so I went with a nice spring green.


I thought the green really makes the image pop.  She is fussy cut and mounted onto SB Grand Oval and Scalloped Grand oval. The 'lace' and corners are from Tattered Lace. I also added ribbon and pearl from my stash.  The backing paper is from Nitwits.


She is of course coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers. I added brown glitter to the sunflowers, gold to her hair and dress, and green to the leaves, sorry it doesn't show very well in the photo's.


Even a different angle doesn't show the glitter.


The inside does reflect the front.

I am entering the following challenges :-


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Friday, 27 March 2015

Lullaby - Sylvia Zet - Wee Stamps - Winter Wonderland DT


Good morning everyone and welcome to a new challenge at Winter Wonderland.  Today our challenge 'Embossing Wet or Dry' has been chosen by the lovely Lorraine. I have used a beautiful image by Sylvia Zet ' Lullaby'. 


She is straight cut and I used a Darice embossing folder for the background. The flowers are from WOC and the holly sprays are a Sue Wilson die. The ribbon and matt silver mirror board are from my stash.


She is coloured with Promarkers,  and I added  glamour dust to her wings, flowersoft and glistening ice writer to the branch.  The background was filled using an EBrush.


This one shows the embossing a little better



We are being sponsored this week by Crafts U Love


who are offering a £10 voucher to spend in store. (Have to admit it is one of my favourite stores)

The other Snowflake Ladies have made some fabulous cards for your inspiration this week, and you can find them here.

Thanks for taking the time to look

I am entering the following challenges :-

Outlawz Friday Challenge - Anything Goes with a Christmas twist