Friday, 30 April 2010

Bah Humbug.....Snowflakes

This weeks Bah Humbug challenge is snowflakes.
Stamp is a Hobby Arts one called ' Juggling snowballs'. Coloured with copics, Alynees glitter snow to image and small pom poms for the snowballs.
Image mounted onto nestabilities, Fiskars snowflake embossing punch also used and Cuttlebug snowflake die.
Backing paper and card is from SU

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Quick Wedding card....

Not a lot to show you today as I have been busy getting 60 cards ready for our local shop.
This is one of the wedding cards that I have made, the image I bought at Shepton Mallet on Sunday its a Hunkydory image, I've glittered the heart behind the swans, mounted the image onto some matching Bazzill card keping the card to just 2 colours and keeping it nice and simple.
Quickutz corners, SU window punch with added pearls, bow and pre printed sentiment.
THanks for looking.

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Bah Humbug.......Pretty in Pink

This weeks Bah Humbug challenge is Pretty in Pink.
I've used Elzebells stamp called 'Eskimo & Robin'.
Coloured with copics pens, cut out using Nestability circle and scallops.
Backing paper is from stash, imaged is mounted onto Cuttlebug Embossing Snowflake and I've used the Martha Stewart Icicle punch along the bottom. Snowflakes are cut from Cuttblebug die.

Saturday, 24 April 2010

Penny Black challenge....

Penny Black challenge this week is, 3 flowers, 2 buttons and a bow.
I've used one of Penny Blacks Slapstick stamps called 'tweet talk', coloured her with Polychromos pencils. The backing papers are from SU. Prima flowers, SU eyelet punch used across the bottom and then ribbon and a bow added.

Thursday, 22 April 2010

We are Home........

We are back home after spending a lovely week in Wales we had wall to wall sunshine. Lots of walking and site seeing didn't even get to a craft shop!
I did miss my crafting and I'm looking forward to getting back in my craft room again.
Another great image from LOTV called 'riding my bike', this is the last one I did before we went away.
The backing paper I had in my stash, mounted the image onto a square Nestability and added card candy.
Used the SU star punch and printed out sentiments on computer. Cuttlebug embossing folder and a piece of plaid ribbon.

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Milk & Biscuits......

This LOTV is called Milk and Biscuits....
Backing papers are from the M.M.E 'Bloom and Grow' pack.
Punches used are: border punch Martha Stewart, SU circles punches. Card Candy and Old Olive SU ribbon.

Monday, 19 April 2010


This is a free decoupage image from Cuddly Buddly and makes a great anniversary card.
mounted onto backing paper (stash) Swiss dots folder and I've used Martha Stewart valentine heart border along the edge.
SU backing paper, Cuttlebug flower dies and computer generated image.
Thanks for looking.

Saturday, 17 April 2010

A letter for you....

Another LOTV image this one is called 'A letter for you'...he's sooo cute.
Backing papers are from the Papermania 'Rose Grden' collection, Card is SU certainly celery and pretty in pink. Martha Stewart punches monarch butterfly and scallop lace border punch, Cuttbelug Swiss dots embossing folder. Certainly Celery ribbon , letter from the papermania Rose Garden paper pack....

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Thinking of You...

Needed to make a card for a very sick friend of ours, some of you will know who he is and I thought this little Stampin Up bird punch was ideal to make him a card.
SU backing paper called 'To the Nines', Cuttlebug photo corner die, other Su punches used are, ovals, scallop circle and circle.

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Lilly of the Valley....

When we went to Farnborough earlier this year as well as buying some of the lovely LOTV stamps I also bought some of their printed images. I need to make some very quick cards so you will see a few of these in the coming days!
Just love this image it's called 'Best Friends'.
I have used the following to make this card:
SU backing paper, Crafts Too Daisy Embossing folder, Nestabiltie circles, daisy punch, leaf punch,
SU window punch, lace, ribbon and pearls from stash.
Thanks for looking.

Monday, 12 April 2010

April club night........No stamping.

When our craft club meets in a couple of weeks we asked the ladies to make a card without using rubber stamps. I saw this great little fellow on Julie's blog so thought it would be a bit of fun to make him.
The backing paper is from a magazine, the giraffe is made entirely from SU punches, punched leaves, photo corners. Sentiment is computer generated.

Sunday, 11 April 2010

Bah Humbug

This weeks Bah Humbug challenge is Labels & tags.
I have used Hero Arts Collage Mona Lisa stamp, stamped onto acetate put the acetate through the Xyron machine and added goldleaf flakes. Unfortunate because of all the gold and glitter on the card it hasn't photographed very well.
Backing paper is a glittered one by K and Co. SU eyelet punch, pearls, flower and gold leaf from stash.

Saturday, 10 April 2010

Penny Black Challenge...buttons

Penny Black challenge this weeks is Buttons.
I've used PB 'Chic' stamp and stamped part of her onto coloured paper and cut out her trousers in black sparkle paper, added tiny flowers and a pearl to her bunch of flowers.
Papers are from the Papermaina 'Aqua'pack. I've used Martha Stewart punches. Button and ribbon are from stash.

Friday, 9 April 2010

Just hanging around....

Still trying to use up bits of paper and card on my desk. This is an image that I stamped at my friends house so can't remember what its called but it is a Penny Black stamp.
All papers are Stampin Up.....other embellishments used on are card are Prima flowers and a leaf punch, SU chocolate Chip ribbon, MS border punch, card Candy and pearls.
Off to a small craft show this morning with my friend Jan.

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

No stamping today............

Ages ago I stitiched the beads onto these satin butterflies and added made sequins onto the satin flowers, they have been sat in a box doing nothing so decided it was time a made a card with them. Found a 'window frame' front added white card behind the frame and stuck the flowers and butterflies onto the front..
Added a row of tiny fabric flowers long the edge, cut out Quickutz corners and added a few pearls. Backing paper is SU.

Monday, 5 April 2010

Simple things.....

Not feeling my best today as I still have the remains of a migraine so a very quick card....
This is a digital image but can't remember where from, coloured with copic pens. The sentiment is one by Hero Arts. Images have been mounted onto a frame that was done using the SU Scallop trim border punch and the scallop trim corner punch.
Backing paper is from stash....Quickutz small photo corner die and leaf punched also used.
Threaded ribbon through the frame and tied a bow.

Sunday, 4 April 2010

Bah Humbug challenge.....Embossing

This weeks Bah Humbug challenge is Embossing so have used my the Cuttlebug Embossed Christmas tree. Embossed and glittered the tree, the glitter doesn't show up very well on the photograph, added a bow and punched out 2 snowflakes for the top of the tree. Quickutz photo corners used and a pearl added.
Image then layered onto black, holographic and turquoise card.

Saturday, 3 April 2010

Penny Black Challenge.....

This weeks Penny Black challenge is 'Check it out' using 'check' papers.
The stamp I've used is called 'Cheesecake Party.
Stamped and colured using water colours and I've used embossing paste and sprinkled it with glitter for the icing.
Backing paper is from stash, card is SU pretty in pink and certainly celery.
Cuttlebug swiss dot folder across the bottom, used a small daisy punch and small leaf punch. Ribbon is SU certainly celery.

Thursday, 1 April 2010

Baby Elephant....

Another baby card this time just wanted to have a play with my new Martha Stewart elephant punch!
Elephant image is from SU Wild about You Set, stamped with So Saffron ink pad and mounted onto Nestabilties. SU scallop edge punch used across the centre, Cuttlebug swiss dots folder, flower die and corner. Ribbon is also SU.
Thanks for looking...have a great week-end