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Friday, 29 May 2015

Brights Challenge at Paperbabes



There is a great new Challenge starting today at Paperbabe Stamps, and it's such a fun one ~ BRIGHTS!! I had a lot of fun sorting through my scrap box for some yummy bright Dp's! You may enter HERE

RECIPE

Adorimals digi dog stamp and Mini Kawaii stamps in acrylic to make just the image you want, I love that little heart for a tummy button!
Various bright Dp's
Circle die cut
Safmat sentiment

 It is such a privilege  to have great access to images which ares super duper suitable for little ones, this has filled a huge gap in my collection and it makes card making such fun!

Lucy Loo 'Long trip'



In celebration of our artist Unky's national costume of Korea, another image featuring Hanbok, but with a very modern twist!

RECIPE

Image called  Lucy Loo 'Long trip' from The East Wind  coloured with Promarkers and Prismacolors
Dp from scrapbox
Kraft embossed card from Craftwork
Su circle sc punch
Sentiment and gems from stash

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Lucy Loo 'long pipe'



 What a sweet and pretty new release over at The East Wind, and sooooooo different!!

RECIPE

Image called   Lucy Loo 'long pipe' coloured with Promarkers and Prismacolors
Dp's K & Co and MME
Core'dinations pearl card
Craftwork sentiment and rose from stash

Saturday, 23 May 2015

Imagine inspire live



A male card today using almost all Tim Holtz products.

RECIPE

Tim Holtz rubber stamp
I used a silk CS and made the background using Fossilized Amber and Vintage Photo distress ink with water and a heat gun, then flicked watery ink off my brush onto it. I distressed the edges too. I gently coloured elements of the stamp with the same inks
Tim Holtz Dp's
TH sticker
Clock charm, Little B thin washi tape and words from stash


CHALLENGES
  1. City Crafter Challenge  W - #262 - Inky-ness
  2. Brown Sugar – W, E2 - No. 147 - Favorite Color Combo (I love brown and ochre)
  3. Sister Act Card Challenge - W, Cards - No. 107  - Always Anything Goes 
  4. Simply Create Too - 2W - No.86 - (W1 of 2) - Keep It Simple
  5. Stempelsonnen Challenge - 2W, 3E, stamp as main focus - No.141 - (W2 of 2) - Anything Goes
  6. As You Like it Challenge - 2W, E3- (W1 of 2) Favourite Period (& Why)(love the wonderful aspects of the Victorian age)
  7. DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge  Monthly Challenge Anything Goes 
  8. Red Rubber Inspirationals - W, E3, must have stamping: #221 Shape Up (circles)
  9. Inspiration Destination - W, F- #34 Always Anything Goes 
  10. Penny's Paper-Crafty - W,3E -  #228 Anything Goes
  11. Wonderful Wednesdays -  W, SIO -  Always Anything Goes
  12. Love to Scrap - 2W, 3E, F, digi or real stamping - (Week 1) Anything Goes
  13. Stampavie and More -2W,  JFF - #238 Boys
  14. WordArt Wednesdays - W,5E , scriptural word art freebie offered each week - #184 - Anything Goes Family Friendly
  15. Always Something Creative (P1/15,JFF)  # 99 Men
  16. 613 Avenue Create - W - #124 Anything Goes
  17. Let's Craft & Create Challenge (M,P5,E3) #101 Anything Male Goes
  18. Lacy Sunshine - 2W, 3E, SIO, digi available -  #58 Monochrome
  19. Pile It On - W #69 Not Cute

Friday, 22 May 2015

AshleeToad Faery


So today I present to you AshleeToad Faery from Moonflower Digital Stamps, she is sooooooo pretty. Love love from me!


RECIPE

Image called AshleeToad Faery from Moonflower Digital Stamps, coloured with Promarkers and Prismacolors and a white Sharpie
Tonic die
Rub on sentiment
Wild Rose bird branch die
Flowers, gems and butterflies from stash 

CHALLENGES
  1. Di's Digis Designs 3E,2W,SIO(W2) load on those flowers 
  2. Scrappers Delights  M, First Saturday of the M  always anything goes 
  3. Crafting from the Heart - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
  4. Craft Your Passion - W, E3 Always Anything Goes
  5. Cutie Pie Challenge - M, 2nd Monday, must be "cute" - (May) Layers
  6. Dream Valley Challenges 2W, 3E - (Week 2) Things with Wings
  7. Whoopsi Daisy - M, SIO - (May) Things with Wings
  8. Fab 'n' Funky - W,1E, C10 - #260 Flora and Fauna
  9. Inspiration Destination - W, F- #34 Always Anything Goes 
  10. Penny's Paper-Crafty - W,3E -  #228 Anything Goes
  11. Wonderful Wednesdays -  W, SIO -  Always Anything Goes

Lucy Loo Bridal Catwalk


What a sulky bride!! Does she really want to go through with this, is it nerves, or pure disdain?? Your call!

RECIPE

Image called Lucy Loo Bridal Catwalk from The East Wind  coloured with Promarkers and Prismacolors, I added the sentiment in Craft Artist II
Dp's Kaiser and K & Co
Flowers from stash

CHALLENGES
  1. Di's Digis Designs 3E,2W,SIO(W2) load on those flowers 
  2. Open-Minded Challenges 2W,3E (W2)  wedding / anniversary 
  3. Scrappers Delights  M, First Saturday of the M  always anything goes 
  4. Artistic Inspirations - 2W, E3 - (Week 2) Anything Goes
  5. AuroraWings Challenge -Dream Wedding
  6. Love to Scrap - 2W, 3E, F, digi or real stamping - (Week 1) Anything Goes
  7. Mema's Challenge - M, 1st Monday - (May) Anything Goes
  8. Stamps & Fun = Creativity - W, JFF - 3 Design Papers
  9. Inspiration Destination - W, F- #34 Always Anything Goes
  10. WordArt Wednesdays - W,5E , scriptural word art freebie offered each week - #184 - Anything Goes Family Friendly

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Adorimals




































Now just how adorable and fabulous can an image be??? This is just such a fabulous concept that Kim, our amazing artist at Paperbabes has come up with, I could squeeeeeeeeeeeeal!
Firstly you need the Digital images available HERE then pop some clear stamps into your basket HERE these are called mini kawaii face stamp, they are perfectly sized and spaced to fit your chosen animal digi images. I have only shared a few here but there are also bears, bunnies, cats, dogs, monkeys and mice with more to come, yay!!! I am bursting with excitement. I am always a little thin on what to do for little ones, and find this the perfect solution. There are so many fabulous little facial features that there is just no limit to what you can create! Treat yourself, you won't regret it!!


RECIPE

Clear stamps and digital images available HERE coloured with Promarkers and fussy cut.
Sentiments generated in WORD
Dp's by Noor and Grace Taylor
Spellbinder sq sc die
Sentiment die
Button from stash

CHALLENGES
  1. Crafting from the Heart - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
  2. Craft Your Passion - W, E3 Always Anything Goes
  3. Digi Sketch Challenge -Animals
  4. Incy Wincy Designs - W, 5E - Exotic Animals
  5. Love to Scrap - 2W, 3E, F, digi or real stamping - (Week 1) Anything Goes
  6. Not Just Cards - 2W - (Week 2) Always Anything Goes
  7. The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge - M, E2, SIO - (May) Always Anything Goes
  8. 613 Avenue Create - W - #124 Anything Goes
  9. Scribble and Scrap - 2W, SIO, E3, C15, F -  #44 Always:  Anything Goes 
  10. Sentimental Sundays - W, must include Sentiment - #259 Funny and/or Cute Sentiment
  11. Penny's Paper-Crafty - W,3E -  #228 Anything Goes
  12. Wonderful Wednesdays -  W, SIO -  Always Anything Goes
  13. WordArt Wednesdays - W,5E , scriptural word art freebie offered each week - #184 - Anything Goes Family Friendly

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Birthday girl


I am determined to improve my pencil work and that means practice, practice and more........................... So here is what I made with a PPinkydolls image.

RECIPE

Ppinky Dollsart image which I cropped to a head shot and coloured with Prismacolours
Dp's are K & Co
Leaf die
Rose from stash


CHALLENGES
  1. Crafts Galore Encore (M,P1,E3) Anything Goes
  2. Be Crafty and Create (M, P1, E3) #1 Anything Goes
  3. Mema's Challenge (M,first Monday of the month) Anything Goes with a twist: Use a Punch or Die
  4. One Crazy Stamper (M,P1,E5) Anything goes
  5. Crafty Sentiment Designs W, 1E, SIO - Anything Goes
  6. Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes
  7. Artistic Inspirations - 2W, E3 - (Week 2) Anything Goes
  8. The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge - M, E2, SIO - (MayAlways Anything Goes
  9. Graph'It Colour Challenge - W (any medium)- No.20 - Anything Square
  10. Sister Act Card Challenge - W, Cards - No. 106  - Always Anything Goes 
  11. DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge  Monthly Challenge Anything Goes 

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Aurora Natural


The pure innocence shines through in this image don't you think?? I so enjoyed creating with her!

RECIPE

Image from The East Wind called Aurora Natural, coloured with Promarkers and Prismacolors
Dp's First 
Edition
Cart us tree die
Do frame die
Blossom stickers DO
Birds nest made with resin and painted with Treasure Gold
Resin Dahlia from stash

CHALLENGES
  1. Creative Corner - W, 3E  - Spring Is In The Air
  2. Creative Fingers -  W ,C10, 3E (one must be using sponsor image) - No.80 -   Anything Goes with Crafty Sentiments
  3. Graph'It Colour Challenge - W (any medium)- No.20 - Anything Square
  4. Kitty Bee Designs - 2W,2E,C10 No.47 (W2 of 2)  - In The Garden
  5. Simply Create Too - 2W - No.85 - (W2 of 2) - Favorite Color Combo (brown & aqua)
  6. *NEW* Simply Papercraft - 2WE3 - No. 4 (W2 of 2) - Anything Goes or Clean & Simple
  7. Sister Act Card Challenge - W, Cards - No. 106  - Always Anything Goes 
  8. Stempelsonnen Challenge - 2W, 3E, stamp as main focus - No.141 - (W1 of 2) - Anything Goes
  9. The Stamping Boutique - 2W, (2nd & 4th Friday) SIO - No.58 -  (W2 of 2) - Die Cut or Punch
  10. Crafting with an Attitude - M, 1st Thurs, E3 - Anything Goes/Spring Fever

Monday, 18 May 2015

Blue & gold


 A bit of rich colour today, because that's the way I am rolling!!

RECIPE

Digi image from Dillybeans coloured with Prismacolours
Dp's are HOTP and very, very old, 10+ yrs!
Joy leaf die
Sentiment and resin dahlia from stash


CHALLENGES
  1. 613 Avenue Create  #124 Anything Goes
  2. Scribble and Scrap   Anything Goes
  3. Allsorts W,3E  no squares allowed 
  4. Scrappers Delights  M, 
  5. Crafty Hazelnuts - Patterned paper
  6. Sister Act - Anything goes
  7. The Cutie Pie Challenge - Layer it up
  8. Inspiration Destination - Anything goes
  9. The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog #116 Feminine

Sunday, 17 May 2015

Daisy bucket & Cactus


A couple of great new releases from Digistamps For Joy, one is called Daisy bucket and the other -Cactus and I merged the two in Craft Artist II to make this image. Just love them!

RECIPE

Two new releases from Digistamps For Joy,  Daisy bucket and Cactus and I merged the two in Craft Artist II to make this image, which is coloured with Promarkers
Corner edge punch
Craftwork sentiment

CHALLENGES

  1. Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E - Flowers 
  2. DoubleClick Skittles - 2W, E1, F -  #22 Happy Birthday
  3. I love Promarkers - W - Must use Promarkers - #269 Flowers
  4. Inspiration Destination - W, F- #33 Always Anything Goes 
  5. Moo-Mania & More - 2W, JFF - Flowers 
  6. Wonderful Wednesdays -  W, SIO -  Always Anything Goes
  7. City Crafter Challenge  W - #261 - Focus on Flowers
  8. Deep Ocean Challenge 2W - #103 - Flowers
  9. Digi Choosday Challenge -W,E2, - #19 - Flower Power
  10. Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes

Patch heart



How about this?? A great new release from Digistamps For Joy, I just love that country, quit type look. Great fun!

RECIPE

Image from Digistamps For Joy called Patch heart, coloured with Promarkers
Dp's from scrap box
Sentiment and hearts from stash

CHALLENGES
  1. Crafting from the Heart - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
  2. Craft Your Passion - W, E3 Always Anything Goes
  3. Eureka Stamps - W, 3E, F - Flowers
  4. Get Creative Challenges - 2W, 3E - (Week 2) For the Ladies or Mother's Day
  5. Perfectly Rustics - 2W - (Week 2) Use 3 of something
  6. Crafter's Cafe - W,F, 3E - #116 Feminine
  7. Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E - Flowers 
  8. I love Promarkers - W - Must use Promarkers - #269 Flowers
  9. Moo-Mania & More - 2W, JFF - Flowers 
  10. Inspiration Destination - W, F- #33 Always Anything Goes 
  11. Wonderful Wednesdays -  W, SIO -  Always Anything Goes
  12. WordArt Wednesdays - W,5E , scriptural word art freebie offered each week - #183 - Word Art Wednesday

Friday, 15 May 2015

Creatalicious Challenge - butterflies


 What a fab new CHALLENGE over at Creatalicious and it's : Butterflies, how delightful, what will you share with us HERE

RECIPE

Image from The East Wind called Lucy Loo' Flower Goddess  coloured with  Promarkers and Prismacolors and cut out with a label die
Pink Petticoat sentiment
Border punch
Gems and butterfly from stash

CHALLENGES


  1. Dream Valley Challenges 2W, 3E - (Week 1) Things with Wings
  2. Going Grey With Scrap-Creations 2W2E - Anything Goes
  3. Loves Rubber Stamps - #151  -  Add a Sentiment
  4. Party Time Tuesdays - M 1st Tuesday of the month, 3E - #198 - Anything Goes
  5. Sweet Stamps W1E, SIO, C10 - # 221 Things with Wings
  6. {Pin}spirational
  7. Cards in Envy - 1st & 3rd Mondays, E3, A2 Cards only (4.25x5.5") no more than ¼" thick, no square cards - (Week 2) When Nature Calls
  8. Crafting from the Heart - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
  9. Craft Your Passion - W, E3 Always Anything Goes

Picture Inspiration




To Inspire you for our latest Challenge- Picture Inspiration-I created a tag using Beach Babes Pin Up from Paperbabes and took inspiration from the colours and the pearl surrounded roses. What will you create?? Please enter here.

RECIPE

Digi from Paperbabes  called Beach Babes Pin Up  coloured with Promarkers and Prismacolors, Dp's are Grapic 45, K & Co and Kaiser
Tag by Prima
Roses, pearls and ribbon from stash


CHALLENGES

  1. Crafter's Cafe - W,F, 3E - #116 Feminine
  2. Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E - Flowers 
  3. Fab 'n' Funky - W,1E, C10 - #259 Tag It
  4. Fresh Brewed Designs - W, 5E - RIBBON OR TWINE
  5. Inspiration Destination - W, F- #33 Always Anything Goes
  6. Moo-Mania & More - 2W, JFF - Flowers
  7. Wonderful Wednesdays -  W, SIO -  Always Anything Goes
  8. WordArt Wednesdays - W,5E , scriptural word art freebie offered each week - #183 - Word Art Wednesday
  9. Simon Says Stamp
  10. Crafty Boots - 2W, SIO - (Week 1) Ribbon or Lace

Buttons, Bows, Bling


Here is my mid-challenge reminder post, we have a super challenge ongoing at Digistamps For Joy, Buttons, Bows, Bling please do pop on over and share your creations with us, we love to see them! You may enter HERE.

RECIPE

Image called Lanterns from Digistamps For Joy coloured with Promarkers and Prismacolors
Dp's are DCWV
Poppy stamps frame die
Buttons, bling and ribbon from stash
Sentiment Safmat

CHALLENGES

  1. Fresh Brewed Designs - W, 5E - RIBBON OR TWINE
  2. Inspiration Destination - W, F- #33 Always Anything Goes 
  3. Wonderful Wednesdays -  W, SIO -  Always Anything Goes
  4. WordArt Wednesdays - W,5E , scriptural word art freebie offered each week - #183 - Word Art Wednesday
  5. Loves Rubber Stamps - #151  -  Add a Sentiment
  6. Craft-Dee BowZ - M, E3, project must have bow - (MayAnything Goes with a Handmade Bow 
  7. Crafty Boots - 2W, SIO - (Week 1) Ribbon or Lace