Monday, 31 August 2009

Crossword Card....

Mens cards are always difficult but this card always seems to go down well. The watch and glasses are from a Craftime embellishment pack, the dictionary and pencil are hand made, the crossword computer generated. Happy Birthday stamp is a Do Craft one. Backing paper is a K and Co Lifes Journey called Flat Dictionary.

Jumping for Joy....

This stamp was the other one that I bought with my Penny Black challenge win......'Jumping for Joy'...He's been coloured with watercolour pencils, backing paper from stash, SU card, SU photo corner punch, Craftwork card 'Card Candy dots'
Cuttblebug flower die and SU circle sentiment. Mini pearls.

Sunday, 30 August 2009

Berry Tilda........

This is my first Tilda stamp 'Berry Tilda' but I dont think it will be the last! They are so cute and I just love 'cutie' stamps as you might have noticed!!
I have coloured her with Distress inks, Tattered Rose, Peeled paint and Tea dye. Backing paper is a Basic Grey one called 'Stella Ruby' given to me by my lovely friend Val and of course a Cuttlebug 'Swiss Dots' strip, Prima flowers, punched leaves brads, SU birthday sentiment, SU oval punch.

Saturday, 29 August 2009

PB Christmas Challenge.....

This weeks Penny Black challenge is Christmas. Luckily enough I already had this card made. The stamp is Called Plimsole Pete stamped and watercoloured. Backing paper from stash, punches used are McGill flower punch for the petals, and a small flower punch for the centre, MrGill pine punch for the leaves. Oval punches for sentiment.

Friday, 28 August 2009

Christmas Angel

Had a lovely day yesterday, my friend Janet and I did a small workshop at home with ladies from our Patchwork group and we were making Christmas cards, this is one of the cards we made.

The stamp is by Judikins, stamped and coloured with watercolour paints, silver Stickles glue has been used on her wings and halo. The Angel has been mounted on to Nestability circles and scallop circle then put onto a small paper doily. Three different Cuttlebug folders for the background, Cuttlebug flower die. Small papermania pearls used as embellishments.

Thanks for looking...Anne

Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Big IS Beautiful......

Well we are home after having spent a lovely week in Devon with our was brilliant.....

I was lucky enough to win the PB Challenge a few weeks ago and my prize was a $15 voucher to spend with PB Stamps so one of the stamps I selected was this one ' A Smile for You' by Penny Black, it is quite a large stamp but so cute don't you think? Reminds me of a little girl starting school for the first time...aahh.
Red & Pink Card: I've coloured her with chalks, pencils and a couple of Copic pens. The backing paper is one from the SU designer sets called 'Rose Red', lace and flowers from my 'stash', punched leaves.
Blue & white card: Again coloured with chalks, pencils & Copics, Marther Stewart lace Doily punch used across the centre behind some 'jewelled' paper from my 'stash', SU photo corners and small blue gems.

Saturday, 15 August 2009

Last posting for a week. DOTTY DOG....

We have our grandson with us so wont be posting for a week. This card was made using a Sizziz dog die which has been decoupaged, paw print card was from my 'stash', punched hearts, the 'woof' wording is from the Sizziz Playground alphabet die set, a fabric heart and ribbon has also been added, 'Dotty about you' was computer generated.
Thats it folks....see you in a week...

Monday, 10 August 2009

Stately Giraffe..

Isn't he regal? Just love this giraffe stamp its by Embossing Arts Co. and he is acutally called 'Stately Giraffe'.
Have stamped and embossed him in black, and layered him up in browns and gold but the gold doesn't show up well in the photograph. Had some Paper Pizazz Wild Thing Giraffe paper in my box, cuttlebug strip across the middle and of course a flower.....must stop using flowers on all my cards!!!! L-Em leaf punch, paper flower & brad. SU scallop punch. Right off to make a similar card but one without flowers.....

Thanks for looking...Anne

Sunday, 9 August 2009

Gifts for you......

A bit late posting this weeks Penny Black challenge card. This stamp is called Gifts for You.....flock vellum for part of the background and one of the SU wheels Fast Flowers has been used on the turquoise card. SU turquoise card & Ribbon, Cuttlebug flower dies and various flowers and a Papermania brad for the centre. White 'marshmellows' on the top right hand corner are from Craftwork Cards.

Thursday, 6 August 2009

By the garden gate.....

Just had time to make this card before the grandchildren descend upon us....bless them..
This image was created by using stamps from a sheet of Art Impression clear stamps. Background is done with Alcohol Inks, Wild Plum & stream with a touch of Bottle.
Stamps were stamped onto watercolour paper and coloured with Lyra Aquacolour crayons.
Card used is from Stampin Up. Punched leaves from a L-Em punch, two prima flowers and a Papermaina brad fir the centre.

Thanks for looking....Anne

Tuesday, 4 August 2009

Parott Tulip......

Borrowed this stamp from a friend as I just love it, it's an old PSX stamp called Parott Tulip.
Image coloured with Copic pens, the background has been coloured using Adirondack Caramel and SU So Saffron. Background script stamp is by Impression Obession and has been inked in Adirondak Caramel. Backing paper from my 'stash'. I've cut an small doily into quarters inked it with Caramel and added some pearls.
Finally added a satin ribbon bow,