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Saturday, 30 August 2014

Golden Nectar - Sugar Nellie


Good morning everyone, I'm back but not with a post for one of my DT's, but one I would like to join. The Sugar Bowl have a call out for new DT members at the moment, and as I love these images I thought I would enter.
I have used the beautiful image 'Golden Nectar' which is available from  Funky Kits. Just love everything about this image.


She is cut using SB Grand circles and mounted on a decorative grand circle. The border is an Edgeabilities Ric Rac. Butterfly is MB and corners from Joanna Sheen. The backing paper is from Papermania.


 She is coloured using Promarkers, Flexmarkers, Triamarkers and Prisma Pencils. I also added Glamour dust to her wings and stickles to the flower stamens.


The flowers are from WOC and given a liberal dusting of Frantage in Shabby White. Leaves are a MS punch and ribbon and pearls from my stash.


The inside does reflect the front.

I am sure there will be lots of people trying for this DT but you can as well, it closes on 11th September, so plenty of time for you to enter too. The requirements are:

  • You must be able to commit to a 4 month term initially - this will be reviewed at the end of the term 
  • You must be able to complete projects on time and add them to our DT page 
  • You must be post your project on your own blog each month 
  • You will make comments on the entries to the challenge on your allocated numbers each month 
  • You must be able to take a good photo of your project  
  • You must have an active blog and Facebook account - the DT stuff is managed on our Facebook page


Thanks for taking the time to look, and good luck if you enter


Friday, 29 August 2014

Christmas Candy Fairy - The Paper Shelter - Winter Wonderland DT


Good morning everyone, today is the start of a new challenge at Winter Wonderland where I am the host this week.  The theme is 'Gingham or Checks', we want to see them somewhere on your project.
I have chosen to use a sponsors image, 'Christmas Candy Fairy' from The Paper Shelter. She is such a cute image.

She is mounted onto a SB Snowflakes View frame and cut as a faux nestie. The gingham background is from Nitwits. Sentiment from LOTV and mounted onto a SB lacy circle. Flowers and berries from WOC.  The tiny birch pine cones are from a tree near to where I work  I added Snowtex to them and some of the flowers.. Ribbon and red leaves from my stash.


She is coloured with Promarkers, Triamarkers, Flexmarkers and Prisma Pencils. I added Glamour Dust to her wings, holly and ribbon. Glossy accents to the berries in her hair and a few gems. 


The inside does reflect the front of the card.


We are very lucky to have 2 sponsors this week.  The Paper Shelter are offering a $20 voucher to spend in store.



and the other sponsor is Crafter's Companion who are offering a £10 voucher to the lucky winner



The other Snowflakes girls have made some fabulous cards for you inspiration this week, I hope you will take the time to view them. Don't forget to enter the challenge it must be a Christmas project.
Thanks for taking the time to look.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Alf Fishing - Digi Stamp Boutique - Passion for Promarkers DT

Good morning everyone and welcome to another challenge at Passion for Promarkers. The lovely 'Lou' has worked her magic and created a sketch for you to follow this week.  It can make things so much easier to make a card when you don't have to design the layout.
For my card this week I have chosen an image from our sponsor 'Digi Stamp Boutique', 'Alf Fishing'.

I think he is just so cute. He is straight cut and backed with coordinations card, making a faux nestie. The papers are all from LOTV. The fishing creal,hat, fish and gone fishing sign are all buttons from my stash. The corners are from Marianne Dies.

This is the sketch I used.


A close us of my image. He is of course coloured with Triamarkers, Promarkers,Flexmarkers and a little Prisma pencil.  The cloud background was made by masking off Marianne cloud dies.


The inside does reflect the front.


I hope you will join in with our challenge with the chance of winning a £10 Digi Stamp Boutique voucher to spend in store.


The other girls have made some fabulous cards for your inspiration this week I hope you will take the time to have a look at them here.
Don't forget to enter you have to use Letraset products, Triamarkers, Promarkers, Flexmarkers, Aquamarkers, Neon markers, or Metalic Markers



Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Nurse - Sassy Studio Designs - Passion for Promarkers DT

Hi everyone, a little late with my post today. I ricked my neck yesterday as someone had parked too close to my car and I just managed to get in, but twisted my neck in doing so.  Huge apologies to Denise and Gina for my late entry for the Passion for Promarkers DT.
So to get to today's card where our theme chosen by the lovely Lisa. is 'Button it' (just add a button somewhere). I have used that ever so sexy nurse from Sassy Studio Designs..... believe me I have been on the wards all week and haven't seen one to match her ;)

She is straight cut and mounted on a Sue Wilson Granada Die from Creative Expressions.  The backing paper is from Docrafts and the sentiment was computer generated. Buttons from my stash.


She is of course coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Tria markers. I added Glossy accents to her lips, shoes and that lethal looking syringe.

We are being sponsored this week by Sassy Studio Designs who are offering the luck winner 4 digital images of their choice, and they do have some amazing ones.
sassy studio designs logo

Don't forget to enter you have to use Letraset products (promarkers, flexmarkers, triamarkers, aquamarkers, neon markers or metalic markers).
I hope you will visit the blog and then follow the links to the amazing cards my teamies have made for your inspiration this week.

Thanks for taking the time to look

Friday, 1 August 2014

Winter Friends - Sherry Baldie - Winter Wonderland DT

Good morning. We have a change for you this week at Winter Wonderland. So many of our DT's are on holiday that we decided to give everyone a holiday and have this challenge run for a whole month, until 28th August.  That does of course mean that we have lots of sponsors who are giving you 6, yes 6, chances to win a prize.  We have made it a simple challenge too 'Anything Goes for Christmas'.
I decided to make something other than a card and have a gift bag this week.


I have used a Sherrie Baldie 'Bestie' image which I think is called Winter Friends. She is cut with SB Grand Labels 4 and backed with a TL Kensington die. The sentiment is also Tattered Lace.  The Poinsetia and corners are SB. Backing paper from LOTV and pearls and ribbon from my stock.


She is coloured with Flexmarkers, Promarkers and Tria Markers with Prisma Pencils for added details. I also added glamour dust and flowersoft to her ruffs.

Our Generous sponsors are.

Crafts U Love - a £10 Voucher for one lucky winner

Crafty Sentiments Designs A £10 Voucher for one lucky winner

Delicious Doodles - 4 Digi image for one lucky winner

Stamp and Create with a Voucher for one lucky winner

Marianne Designs with a lovely prize for one lucky winner

Click It 4 Crafts with $35 to spend for one lucky winner

So come on join in you could be a lucky winner.  Don't forget to pop over to the blog to see what my teamies have made for your inspiration this week
Thanks for taking the time to look

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Toes in the Sand - Saturated Canary - Passion For Promarkers DT.

Good morning from a bright sunny North East England, isn't it lovely seeing the sun. Today it's Julie's turn to pick a theme for the PFP challenge, and she has chosen 'Summer Lovin', so nice and easy, anything you love about Summertime.
I have used a SC digi called 'Toes in the Sand', I actually bought it when it first came out and finally got around to using it.


She is just too cute, and a surfer too.  I cut her using SB curved rectangles and added a faux nestie behind her. The flowers are MB Hibiscus, again bought about 2 years ago and finally used. Backing Papers from Nitwits. Ribbon and sentiment from my stash.


She is of course coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Tria Markers. I added distress ink to the background.


The inside does reflect the front.


We are being sponsored this week by Whiff of Joy who are offering the lucky winner a their choice of stamp.


My other teamies have made beautiful cards again for your inspiration, hope you have a look at them here. Don't forget to enter this challenge you must use Letraset products (Pro,Flexi,Tria,Metalic,Neon or Aqua markers).  Looking forward to seeing your creations.

Thanks for taking the time to look

Friday, 18 July 2014

Warm in the Winter (2014) - The Paper Shelter - Winter Wonderland DT

Good morning everyone hope you are enjoying the lovely weather. Just back from cruising the Med and thought it would be freezing when we got back.
Today is the start of a new challenge at Winter Wonderland where Lorraine has chosen the theme 'Blue Christmas', so lots of blue on your cards please.  I chose to use a TPS image 'Warm in the Winter' which I have coloured before in traditional colours.


She is cut using a SB labels 22, with a faux nestie behind her.  The poinsettia corner is a new one from Memory Box. and the gems are from my stash.


She is coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Tria Markers and I added copious amounts of Glamour Dust to the snow and as snowflakes.


The inside does reflect the front.


We are very lucky to have 2 sponsors this week.


The Paper Shelter who are offering a $20 Gift certificate  and



Digital Delights who are offering a $5 Gift Voucher

The other Girls in the Snowflakes Team have made some beautiful cards for your inspiration this week, I hope you will take the time to have a look at them, here.
Don't forget you have to use a christmas image to enter the challenge and you can enter up to 3 times.

Thanks for taking the time to look, and good luck if you enter

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

La Mer - Aurora Wings - Passion for Promarkers DT

Good morning from a very wet and thundery North East England, so glad I am flying off this afternoon to the sunshine.  Today is the start of a new challenge at Passion for Promarkers, and although I chose the theme (before my holiday was booked) the lovely Lou is taking it over for me.  I chose 'I do like to be beside the seaside', so it's anything to do with the sea, in it, on it or beside it.


I have used this amazing image from Aurora Wings called 'La Mer'.  She is straight cut and all embellies are from my stash.

She is of course coloured with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Tria Markers. I also added Sacura pen to her pearls and to the sea weed but unfortunately it doesn't show very well in the photos.


The inside does reflect the front.


We are very lucky this week to have two sponsors. Letraset are offering a set of 6 markers and Crafty Sentiments who are offering 3 digi's from their store

http://letraset.com/

http://craftysentimentsdesigns.co.uk/

The other girls have made some fabulous cards for your inspiration this week.  I hope you will take the time to have a look at them, and of course enter the challenge.
Don't forget you have to use Letraset products (Promarkers, Flexmarkers, Triamarkers, Aqua Markers, Metalic Markers or Neon Markers) to enter the challenge.

Thanks for taking the time to look