Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Farm life

While I was sorting out my photo’s I came across this one, and I was so pleased that i got a different look to my stamped images I am starting to come out of my comfort zone, I shall call her Connie calf, even my layout is a lot more simplistic to what I normally do,
and as always here is the close-up,

I have used a Nellie Snellen stamp, and coloured in with pro-markers, I have sketched a background with my prisma pencils, I am really please with the results, background papers are from the Me to you range with sentiment stamp from Raindrop echo designs and die stamp from whimsy stamps.
I am entering this card in to the following challenges,
Forever friends: Animals
Stamp-n-doodle: Animals and nature
There she goes: To use at least three die-cuts and/or Punches, I have used tab punch on top greeting, square Nestie die and also postage stamp die for sentiment.
I(heart)pro-markers: Anything goes entry #2
Thanks for stopping by, I appreciate your comments.
Design H_

Animal Antics

There seems to be a lot of fur flying in  my  cards today, after my visit to the Yorkshire wildlife park last week, I have decided to get back to nature, and unleash my wild side, it was a great day with Paul my partner, his mum and dad and Holly, we all had a really nice day, except for one,
isn't he miserable he had just been transferred and had to be quarantined, he was so lovely, he did a lot of posing for me, so this was not the only shot i got of him, at one stage i thought he was going to spit (he he). So on to my card and this is one cutie that i didn't see at the wild life park,
This card was made using Bazoo stamp giraffe's, and also the gorgeous printed paper pack, I added some  SU seam binding, an old olive brad and three mock brads punched out using itty bitty punch pack, the sentiment is whimsy tickets and die set and I have edged it with my scallop punch.I have coloured my giraffes using pro-markers and also edged with prisma’s,  and as usual here is the close up,
I would like to enter this card in to the following challenges,
Forever friends:  Animals
Stamp-N- doodle: Animals and nature
Inspire me Fridays: Anything goes also
I(heart)pro-markers:  Anything goes
Thanks for passing through
Design O_

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Ribbon Girl Colour challenge

Well its been a really wet weekend and have had to try and keep my daughter amused but it didn't work very well so we ended up going out on Saturday afternoon, to visit my sister, but then she didn't want to stay long I think tiredness was setting in, so it gave me chance to think about which challenges I wanted to enter.

 The ribbon girl was definitely one that I had to enter, I knew i wanted to use my new seam binding which I had ordered from the store and can I say what a fabulous experience it is, to have your package sent to you wrapped so perfectly, and the delivery was quick, what a great team, the seam binding was all individually wrapped I think I ordered five shades, and everything was wrapped beautifully in tissue paper, in this card I am using Molly Bloom, and after colouring her a few times I got used to her quirky shaped face and chunky arms, I used my pro-markers and then added some depth with my prisma’s.


  • Su very vanilla cardstock
  • Paper mania shimmers cardstock in pink
  • Dove craft check paper
  • Martha Stewart Punch around the page
  • Ribbon Girl seam binding in cream
  • 1 foam rose one paper rose pink and cream
  • sentiment Paula Pasqual

I am also entering this in to a sketch challenge over at 

Cupcake craft challenges, with this sketch

The sketch can be rotated, or flipped as long as the elements stay the same, so here’s mine.


and the close up,



Thanks  a bunch for stopping by


Design I_

Thursday, 16 June 2011

Kenny K

Totally awesome artist and has an eye for some thing a bit more rock and roll and i  love that it brings a new dimension to stamping you have to really concentrate on how and where you are going to colour,is definitely not for the faint hearted. You can find his range of rubber stamps  here. Funky, funny and sexy there is no one occasion you can’t use these stamps for( maybe except funerals ), I had purchased a couple to start off my collection, and have not looked back, this is a new era of stamping, they are ready to rock and roll just like the images themselves.


Vikki Lee Vicious

And here she is she is a rock goddess with cattitude Laughing out loud


Vikki Lee Vicious

Still got a lot of practice to put in with my colouring, all the details are really fine, but the finished effect  is well worth the effort.


Thanks for stopping by.

Design H_

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

New release Chloe

Just received mine this morning and i am over the moon could not wait to get her inked up and I tried so hard to stay away from pinks like I normally do and thought blue and yellow, Just like my first kitchen in my first home with my son Fabian. The theme over at Pink Gem is Bloomin Charmin (blooms and charms) and I had ordered mine in anticipation that they would arrive so I could ready my card for the challenge. Oh how happy was I when they arrived this morning so got to work straight away and this is what I came up with,


You can click on the photo to get a better view, just a rundown for you we have on here, Chloe with butterflies a new release  from Pink Gem coloured with pro-markers and then blended with my prisma pencils for more shading and depth, mounted on to blue card from my stash and layered on to a card blank exclusive to Which craft and made this in to an easel card using other die cuts available in the pack. I also stamped and shrunk some butterflies on to plastic for a few handmade embellishments and die cut a flourish using Marianne  creatable, the sentiment is from Raindrop echo designs mini stamp stamps and dies Supplied by Whimsy  stamps.



I am entering this card in to my firm favourite Pink gem and Emerald faeries, where the challenge is to use petals, which is great, they also have some great inspiration from the design team, so pop on over this is challenge number three, so lets show them some support also, Top tip Tuesday where the challenge is open to anything, so as usual i always provide a good close up.



Isn't she pretty, once you stamp her once you’ll want to see her in every colour.


Thanks for stopping by.

Design N_

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Fair Maiden

I have pulled this stamp out from my stash, I haven't used her in quite a while she is a pink gem stamp and i do adore her I originally bought her with a little pet dragon which I started to use him on his own for boys cards and thought she was a bit neglected so it was time to bring her out again i coloured her in pro-markers  and added a bit of glitter to give her dress some shine, I the cut her out with nesties, to the side she has some pink velvet ribbon trim and some lace trim, for this challenge we had to follow a sketch over at Pink Gem,

I reversed the image to the left, as you can see, and co-ordinated my flowers to match, I am also entering this project in to two other challenges Just Magnolia #110 Anything goes with the option of Lace and also Paper-take weekly Anything goes , hope you like it.



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And as always the close up.



Thanks for stopping by


Design M_

Monday, 6 June 2011

Allsorts DT Call


As the title suggests, Allsorts are having a design team call sadly, they have lost two design team members, but that means that two lucky people get the chance to get on a design team, I my self have been applying to many and feel that I have so much to give and so much to learn, I have been crafting all my life, and have only been card-making for only a couple of years since my daughter Holly was born, I would definitely love the opportunity, to inspire other people at the moment, I don't think it strange to visit and comment on other peoples creations there are some talented crafters out there, and if you have navigated my blog, I always try and inspire crafters with new tips to try, I don’t really have a lot of awards for challenges like I say, I am new to entering challenges but, I like to enter as the comments i get sometimes give me constructive criticism, and this I always learn from. So here it is my creation hope you like it.


And here’s the close-up.




Thanks for stopping By.


Design I_


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