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Grew up in the era of make and mend so have always been crafty. Love trying new things and in particularly love Art and Crafts. My favourite techniques are colouring with different mediums and altered art. Always happy to try new things.

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Thursday, 30 June 2011

WHAT AN IMAGE FOR A DRAMA QUEEN!


Don't you just love this Mo Manning image!  This one is called DAMSEL and is one of her newly released digi images.

Techniques:



Medium:
Copics, Tria and Promarkers
Primsa and Polychromo pencils
Distressing ink pads - Tim Holtz
Liquid Chalk - Purples
White pen

Papers:
Paper pack - purple tone papers
WH Smith - Black
Crafters Companion - Cardstock

Punches
Martha Stewart around the corner punch

Dies
Label for Sentiment
Embellishments:
Ribbon
Bow
Faux Brads
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into

Crafts and Me - Birthdays
Divas by Design - Die/punches
Freshly Brewed - Birthday
My Mums Craft Shop - something old, something new  (old - copics, new - stamp)
Stampavie and More - 3 or more layers (6 not including topper and card base)

PAPERPLAY CHALLENGE - Anything but a card

Can't believe I forgot it was Thursday and haven't done the post for todays PAPERPLAY Challenge!  So quickly here's my post for today - the theme this week is ANYTHING BUT A CARD and I'm so sorry I've forgotton who's sponsoring this week.  PLEASE check out the Paperplay site and take a look at the sponsors website!




Techniques: 

Papers - Crafters Companion
Silver Calligraphy pen for borders
Used the Ultimate Pro box maker
Bow maker - Sizzix die
Best wishes,
Tuesday, 28 June 2011

DIGITAL TUESDAY CHALLENGE #117



This weeks challenge at Digital Tuesday is FLOWER POWER which has been picked by our lovely LORRAINE.  To check out our wonderful sponsors this week click here for KARENS DOODLES.





Techniques:

Stamp:  Sweetpea
             Sentiment - Clarity

Medium:
Copics, Tria and Promarkers
Prisma and Polychromo pencils
Gold Calligraphy pen
Sukura glitter pen
Gold embossing powder

Papers:
Crafters Companion
Black - WH Smith

Embossing - heat
Dies used:
Spellbinders
Marianne flower dies
Embellishments:
Die cut leaves
Faux brads
Ribbon
Bow
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into

Bunny Zoes - Fairies
DDH - Handmade flowers
Hooked on Crafts - Flowers
KB Cute Monday - Flowers
Make it Monday - Anything goes
There she goes - at least 2 different die/punches



Monday, 27 June 2011

SWEETPEA


Well what can I say haven't done any crafting for nearly a week now as I haven't been at all well.

What a lovely stamp to get back to crafting.  This is one of the Sweet pea stamps and I must add one of my favourite ranges of stamps - loving all the new artists and different styles now available.  Click here to take a look.





Techniques:

Stamp - Sweetpea
Sentiment - Xyron runner

Medium:
Copics, Tria and Promarkers
Prisma and Polychromo pencils
Sukura glitter pens

Papers:
Crafters Companion

Punches:
Martha Stewart around the corner
punch 
Dies used:
Spellbinders - rectangles
Sizzix flourishes
Embellishments:
Gems - various colours and sizes
Ribbon
Petaloo flowers
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into

In a Sweetpea Dream - Lace
Dream Valley - Ribbon
Sparkles Forum - At the beach
CMC - must use copics
Daring Cardmakers - recipe
Wags 'n Whiskers - Summertime
The Rubber Cafe - Summer
Southern Girls - Summer
Friday, 24 June 2011

SFTW CHALLENGE - My favourite things



Whoops what happened here!  Totally forgot to write up this challenge project!

Today is a new challenge at STAMPING FOR THE WEEKEND and this time we are asking you to use your favourite things!  If you're like me they are constantly changing!

I was lucky enough to win this stamp along with a few others.  Really love these FIZZY MOON  stamps.


My Favourite things: Stickles glitter glue, Gel Pen for border, Faux brads, Die Cuts and Copics, Prisma and Polychromo pencils.

Techniques:


Medium:
Copics and Tria markers
Prisma and Polychromos pencils
Fine liner pen
Gouache
Stickles glitter glue

Papers:
Pattern - paper stash
Plain - Crafters Companion
Embellishments:
Faux brads
Bow
Gem
Sentiment
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into

Ai Factory - Teddy bears
CCEE Stampers - Use pink
Dutch Dare Card - Clean and Simple
Forever Friends - include animal
MAWTT - Clean and Simple

Thursday, 23 June 2011

BEST WISHES


This has to be one of my favourite Elizabeth Bell stamps!




Techniques:



Medium:
Copics, Tria and Promarkers
Prisma and Polychromo pencils

Papers:
Pattern - Papermania
Plain - Crafters Companion
Dies used:
Spellbinders - Frame
Magnolia doily border



Embellishments:
Decoupage flowers and leaves
Faux brads
Sentiment
Ribbon
Bow
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into

Ambers Crafts and Stuff - Summer
Crafting for all Seasons - Summer
Fab n Funky - Summer lovin
The Paper Variety - Summer
A Spoon full of sugar - Ribbon and bows
Anything goes Challenge - Here comes summer
Deep Ocean Challenge - Flowers

THANK YOU



Time to get our the Elizabeth Bell images!  This is one I got from Sugar Nellies.



Techniques:

Medium:
Copics, Tria and Promarkers
Prisma and Polychromo pencils

Papers:
Pattern - paper pack stash
Plain - Crafters Companion
Dies used:
All Spellbinders - Flourishes, Nesties, Border
Embellishments:
Faux brads
Ribbon
Bow
Metal brad
(Flower made with Spellbinder dies - Nesties)
Die cut leaves
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into

I love Promarkers - Anything goes
Scrapbook Sisters - Anything goes
A Spoon full of sugar - Ribbon and bows
Everybody Art Challenge - Anything goes
Bows and Berries - Thank you
Hooked on Crafts - Anything goes and DT call
Monday, 20 June 2011

DIGITAL TUESDAY - Ice cream combos


This weeks challenge at DIGITAL TUESDAY has been chosen by Lora and she has asked that you use your favourite ice cream combinations (colours).  Our sponsor this week is BLACKLEAF STUDIO so check out their store.





MY COLOUR CHOICE AND ICE CREAM COMBO






Techniques:



STAMP:  Belles and Whistles
               Sentiment - Creative Expression

Medium:
Copics, Tria and Promarkers
Prisma and Polychromo pencils
Distressing ink

Papers:
Patterns - Paper pack
Polka dot (flowers) Digital papers
Plain - Crafters Companion
Dies used:
Spellbinders - Nesties
Spellbinders - Fancy frame
Spellbinders - Flourishes



Punch
Small daisy
1/4 in hole punch
Embellishments:
Bow
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into


Totally Papercrafts - Die cuts and punches
Charisma Cards - Pink and Green
Crafting for all Seasons - Summer
Fun For Challenge - Summer

CREATIVE CARD CREW CHALLENGE


This weeks challenge at CREATIVE CARD CREW is Asian Flair and is being sponsors by Bunny Zoe Crafts.

Techniques:


STAMP:  Forgotton where I got it from!



Medium:
Copics, Tria and Promarkers
Prisma and Polychromo pencils
Spray Varnish
Glamour dust glitter

Papers:
Pattern - Paper pack
Plain - Crafters Companion
Black - WH Smith
Gold - Create and Create
Dies used:
Corner die
Spellbinders - Flourish dies
Embellishments:
Ribbon
Bow
Clear gems
Sentiment
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into

Gingerloft - Asian Inspiration
Inspire by Friday - Anything goes
Crafts and Me - Bling it up
Fresh Brewed - Song (Happy talkie talkie talk, think about things you like to do .......)
MAWTT - Inspired by a song ("        ")
Scrappy Frogs - Simply red


Sunday, 19 June 2011

LEMONADE


Looked through some old stamps and came across the Belles and Whistles stamps by Elizabeth Bell.  This one is one of my favourities from her range.


Techniques:

Medium:
Copics, Tria and Promarkers
Prisma and Polychromo pencils
Distressing ink

Papers:
Pattern - MCS CD Rom
Plain - Crafters Companions
Dies used:
Spellbinders - Nesties and flourishes
Embellishments:
Decoupage flowers
Metal Brads
Faux brad
Sentiment
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into

Challenge up your life - circles (paper)
Just some lines - Spots and dots (paper)
Make it colourful - reflect colours.....
SFTW - lemon and lime
Aud Sentiment - Summer time
The Rubber Cafe - Summer

PILE IT ON CHALLENGE - Show us some metal


This week's fabulous challenge at PILE IT ON is to use metal somewhere on your projects and is being sponsored by SIMON SAYS.

Techniques:



Medium:

Copics, Promarkers and Tria's
Prisma and Polychromo pencils
Distressing ink/black gel pen

Papers:
Pattern - MCS CD Rom
Plain - Crafters Companion
Gold - Create and Craft

Mask
Used B/jew template 
Dies used:
Spellbinders - Nesties
Creda Butterflies
Embellishments:

Petaloo flowers
Metal Brads - Large and small brads, butterflies
Bow
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into

Sweet stampin - Things with wings
Delicious Doodles - Things that flutter
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Polka Doodles - Pretty things with wings
The Poodles Parlous - Anything goes
Simply Create - Wings
Flutter By Wednesday - add a butterfly.....
Thursday, 16 June 2011

PAPERPLAY CHALLENGE - At the BEACH


This weeks challenge at Paperplay is AT THE BEACH.  I have used a digital stamp from Priarie Fairy




Techniques:

Medium:
Copics, Promarkers and Tria
Prisma and Polychromo pencils
Spray glitter varnish
Fine liner pen

Papers:
All from Paper stash

Stamps
Inkalicious - Postage stamp
Sentiment - ? Crafters Companion
Main Image - Digi stamp

Punch
EK Success hole border punch
Embellishments:
Tiny Brads
Twine
Bow
Gems
Charm
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into

Ambers Crafts and Stuff - Vacation
Crafting for all Seasons - Summer
For Fun Challenges - Summer Fun
Little Darlings - Summer
My Mums Craft Shop - Spots (papers and punch)
A Spoonful of Sugar - Splish Splash

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

JUST FOR YOU



This stamp is another digi stamp from Mo's Digital Pencil and is the boy version of one of the card previously made.



Techniques:



Medium:
Promarkers, Copics and Tria
Prisma and Polychromo pencils
Distressing ink pad

Papers:
Patterns - paper pack
Plain - Crafters Companion
Black - WH Smith
Dies used:
Sizzix swirls
Marianne flower
Embellishments:
Butterfly transfer
Sentiment
Petaloo flower
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into

Bearly Mine - Anything goes
Digital Tuesday - Get out the gingham
Scrap Creations - Anything goes
Karens Doodles (Netherlands) - Use a digi
Use it Tuesday - use a die not used before
Hooked on Crafts - Anything goes and DT call
Simon Says.... - Distressing