Wednesday 24 September 2014

Get Ready For Christmas

Good morning to all my Friends and Followers. Today sees the launch of Crafting by Designs weekly challenge Get Ready for Christmas We have one sponsor

Prize - 2 digi images
They have some great stamps so try to pop over and take a look. I decided on Happy Christmas Little Star its a gorgeous stamp

Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Spellbinders die floral oval
Stamps Happy Christmas Little Star All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Promarkers and  Copic pens
White Frantage
Glamour Dust
Papers Lili of the Valley Woodland Wishes
Flowers ,berries and  holly leaves Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon , pearl stars and  lace from my stash 
Kraft card Crafters Companion
Sentiment LOTV Christmas Wishes
I really love this stamp its just so pretty and I was pleased with the finished card . I hope you find time to pop over to the Crafting  by Designs Blog and enter one of your Christmas projects.
Enjoy your week  Hugs Carole x

Thursday 18 September 2014

Happy Birthday Barbara

Good morning to all my lovely friend and  followers . Today is my friend Barbara's birthday and this is the card I have made to give her. It was my first decent attempt with Inktense pencils. I used on of the latest fairy release stamps from LOTV Flower Dance.

Card Recipe

7x7 blank card
Papers LOTV Timeless Victorian
Stamp flower Dance LOTV painted with Inktense pencils and  sprinkled with Frantage
Sentiment stamps LOTV Pretty Grunge Good Times
Birdcage covered in Blue Frantage from Craftwork Cards
Flowers Wild Orchid Craft and my stash
White seam binding ribbon Live and Love Crafts
Ruffle ribbon Boyes stores
Birdcage charm The hobby house
Pearl Hearts Dawn to Dusk Crafts
Pearl string and  heart pin from my stash
Sewing Machine and  white topstitch thread

I hope you are all enjoying a great week doing some really nice things and  lots of crafting.
 Happy Birthday Barbara have a Great Birthday Hugs Carole x

 I'm entering this into the ribbon girl challenge pretty pastels and LOTV September Challenge pretty Papers.

Wednesday 17 September 2014

Childhood Memories

Hello to all my great followers and  friends and a special welcome if you've arrived from Crafting by Designs.
Today sees the launch of the new weekly challenge at Crafting by Designs and the theme this week is Childhood Memories bet we all have a lot of those !!. We have two sponsors this week each giving generous prizes

Prize - $12 gift voucher to the store
Prize - gift voucher to store
I've chosen an image from the Lunagirl Retro Illustrations and it features a vintage school room .

Card Recipe

Blank 6x6 Kraft card
Red, blue card and chalkboard papers from my stash
Image Lunagirl from the  Retro Illustrations sheet
ABC Ribbon from Whitby Crafts
Wood Scrabble tiles and chalk board bubbles free in Docrafts magazine a while ago.
Letters from a Pion Cut Out Sheet
Button and twine from stash

I hope this brings back some fond memories and inspires you to make a childhood memories card. As well as the normal design team projects we have two designers from Lunagirl joining the challenge. Hope you find time to go over and take a look.
Enjoy the rest of the week and I hope you all have some nice things planned.


Wednesday 10 September 2014

Pretty in Pink

Good morning to all my lovely friends and  followers. Today is the launch of a new weekly challenge over at Crafting by Designs its Pretty in Pink and don't we all love this theme must be a favourite with us crafters. We have one sponsor and a great prize of three images from the Milk Coffee Store some of the images are just so cute .

Prize - 3 images from store

For my image I decided on a real girlie one called Michelle in her Ballet Recital. Hope you like her.


Card Recipe

6x6 Scalloped card Craftwork Cards
Papers from Fairy Belle Collection by Jodie Lee Designs
Dot embossing folder on white card
Pink Tim Holtz card
Image Milk Coffee Michelle in her Ballet Recital coloured in Promarkers and  Copic pens
Roses Wild Orchid Craft as is the pink seam binding ribbon crushed by spritzing with water
Rolled flowers a Spellbinder die
Sentiment tags LOTV
Card Candi stamped with alphabet stamps.
Viva pearl pen pink.
Some Glamour Dust on her skirt
I hope you all are well and  having a great week . It would be great if you can find time to pop over and  take a look at the challenge and maybe make a pretty in pink card.




Wednesday 3 September 2014

Snow Queen Aurora Wings

Good morning all you lovely crafters today sees the launch of the very popular Anything Goes Challenge over at Crafting by Designs We have three sponsors this month so lots of great prizes to be won from these three great sponsors

Prize - 6 single images or 1 set
Prize - $10 credit to store

I decided on a design from Aurora Wings called Snow Queen for my Design Team card she's just fabulous.

I've added a close up of the stamp so you can see the detail. I loved colouring this gorgeous image .

Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Silver mirra card
White card Tim Holtz
Tim Holtz paper distress tool
Papers LOTV Frosty Christmas
Image Snow Queen Aurora Wings coloured with Promarker and Copic pens I used lots of Glamour Dust and Twinklets Diamond Dust on the image as well
Show flake die Marianne covered in Twinklets Diamond Dust
Silver snowflake charm and silver star ribbon from my stash
Snowflake edging made from some die cut borders I bought on ebay
Cheese Cloth Wild orchid Crafts with white gesso and  sprinkled with Glamour Dust
Sentiment LOTV Christmas Grungy Messages heat embossed in silver

I hope you enjoy this post I thought this was a fabulous stamp. The Aurora wings stamps are very impressive so you might want to take a look and I hope you can find time to make something to enter into the challenge this month the prizes are great. If not please pop over and see the fab DT cards.

Enjoy your week whatever you have planned Hugs Carole x