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Thursday, 28 August 2014

High Tops

Good Morning All
It's Thursday once again! 
I hope you've had a good week so far!
 I'm here with my Just Inklined card for this week!
There's lot's going on behind the scenes at Just Inklined at the moment
& I may have some exciting news to share soon, so watch this space!
Now, onto my card.


I've used the brilliant image 
This time, I've used it for a birthday card for a boy!
I've used it for a girls card before here
Here's a closer look at the image!


The papers I've used are from Papermainia & have been in my stash forever.
I've added some Card Candi to embellish.
The sentiment is from my stash. It's been printed out for ages.
It's one I made up a long time ago in my graphics programme.
Thanks for popping by, I hope you like my little card.
I'd like to enter the following challenges:
My Heart Pieces - Use A Digistamp
Crafter's Cafe - Punches/Dies
Crafty Creations - Use Something From Your Stash
Diva's By Design - Happy Birthday
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - #50 Anything Goes
Love Rubber Stamps Challenges - 2 Or More Patterned Papers
Sweet Stamps - Male Birthday (10)
Lunagirl Moonbeams -Let's Hear It For The Boys
Digitally Sweet - Guys Only
That's Crafty! Challenge Blog - This Is A Mans World




Monday, 25 August 2014

Dress Form

Good Morning all!
Here's a  little card I made using elements from a kit I got a while back.


I've used Dottie Card from Anna Maire Designs for the 6x6in base.
I added a dotty sheer ribbon bow & a dotty button which was 
the spare button from a blouse I had.
The border with faux stitching was part of the kit too.


I popped up the image & sentiment on some foam shaker tape
to give a bit of dimension et voila!
Super simple, quick & easy but I'm really pleased with it!
Thanks for popping in!

Thank You Flower

Good Morning all!
At last I have a little something to share with you!
I've been mad busy this weekend cleaning the house!
We have a visitor coming to stay next weekend & he of course needs to 
sleep somewhere, so the Craft Room aka Spare Bedroom had to be dealt with!
Glad to say it's all spicked & spanned & the bed is now visible! lol!
Now, on to my card!
Another simple little Thank You card

I used my favouite punch for the border & added some embossing 
with a little butterfly border folder, then inked with a liquid chalk inkpad.
The flower is from my stash as is the twine.


I can't recall which font I used for the sentiment sorry!
As you can see, I decorated the inside of the card too!


Lot's of space on the inside for a message!
Thanks for stopping by! I hope you like my card!
I'd like to enter this in a few challenges:
Chalk-A-Lot Cafe - Anything Goes With Chalk
Come & Get It - Anything Goes With A Sentiment
Glitter n Sparkle - Use Some Butterflies
A Gem Of A Challenge - Stitching Real Or Faux
Simply Create Too - Monochrmatic
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Cards Galore Enchore - Anything Goes
Chalk N Stock - Anything Goes
Eclectic Paperie - Embossing
Fan- Tastic Tuesday - Anything Goes
PDE Linky Party - Dies or Punches

Friday, 22 August 2014

Heads Up On A DT Call

Good morning all,
 I just wanted to give you a heads up on the DT Call over at

Do you blog, do you like working with CD's? 
Fancy working with a great group of crafters in a friendly team?
Then this may interest you!
Hop on over here & check out the details!
Good luck! 

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Photo Inspiration

Good morning all, my second post today!
(If you're looking for my Just Inklined card, it's here!)
It's time to share the DT card I made for
Where the theme for this monh is
Nikki has found this awesome photo to inspire you all!


Sadly, we can't link back to the owner as it was found it via a copyright free image 
search on the internet & when she tried to find it again she couldn't!
If it's your photo or you know who it belongs to do let us know & we'll link it back!

So, on to  my card


I made a little Twisted Easel card using elements from the fantastic CD
Carnival Of Colour
generously provided by this months sponsor for the DT to work with.


Here's another view of the card, just incase you're unfamiliar with the fold. 
Basically, it's a square card, with one side folded over on the diagonal.


I matted two different toppers on to some cardstock & layered with some foam tape
 for a bit of dimension.The printed sentiment is the stop for the easel section.
This was also popped up on some foam tape.
A few little red pearls & a two colour sheer ribbon bow
were the finishing touches.


A final side view to complete the picture!

Thanks for popping in. Don't forget to enter the challenge if
you haven't already, it would be great to see you there! 

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Artisitc Inspirations - Anything Goes/Up Up & Away
Bunny Zoes Crafts - Summer Colours
Craft-Dee Bowz - Anything Goes With A Handmade Bow
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes, no twist
Scribble & Scrap - Anything Goes
The Squirrell & The Fox - Anything Goes

Show Pony

Good morning all!
It's Thursday & that can mean only one thing!
Tomorrow is Friday! Oh, and it's time for me to post my 
Just Inklined card for this week!
Here it is!


I coloured up the super cute image Show Pony with
 my flexmarkers. Don't you think they just adorable!
When I was a little girl, I would have loved a pony like this! 
I used an A6 Kraft base, added a punched border, some button twine & 
a little button from my stash!


The sentiment was done using Curlz MT  free font.
Thanks for popping in!
Don't forget to check out the other new images over at
I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Tuesday Throwdown - Our Furry Little Friends

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Monochrome

Good Morning All, 
It's time for a brand new challenge over at 
where the theme for this fortnight is
Here's my card


I've opted for black & white & used a sponsor silhouete image set
The Audition from Stitchy Bear stamps.  
I printed them all out & made a border using a Martha Stewart punch.
All the while I was making this card, I was singing the Elton John song,
Tiny Dancer, to myself! I do love that song!


Hope you enjoy the music!


I created the sentiment, a well known quotation, in my graphics program.
I cut it out with a Marianne Creatables Die (one of my faves).


I added a few little gems from my stash & a little bit of recycled ribbon
(the sort added to garments to keep them on the hanger)
Thanks for stopping by! I hope you can play along in the challenge.
I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Clear It Out - Anything Goes
Fan Tastic Tuesday - Anything Goes
Paper Minutes - Die Cuts
Papertake Weekly - To Die For
PDE Linky Party - Dies Or Punches
Catered Crop - Music Expressions Recipe Swap
Sentimental Sundays - Monochromatic Colours
The Corrosive Challenge - B Unique (Ballerina, Border, Bling, Black)
Die Cut Diva's - Hot August nights (dancing in the dark)
Flat Friends - Say It With A Quote
Crafty Catz - Recycle It (Ribbon)
Simply Create Too - Monochromatic Madness
Patties Creations - Monochromatic
Delightful Challenges - 1, 2 Punch

Monday, 18 August 2014

Fancy Folds

Good morning all, it's time for a brand new challenge over at 
Ohh La La Creations Challenge Blog!
The theme this time is Fancy Folds.
Here's my card!

I used this pyramid decoupage & papers from the gorgeous Shawn Jenkins
CD, available in the shop here.
I used the sketch 
from Completely Christmas as the inspiration for my layout.
I rotated it 90 degrees.
I opted to make a gatefold card, I just love them!
I missed out a couple of layers of the decoupage as I didn't want too much height.


I bought the ribbon Silk Crush ribbon from a sale on Facebook,
isn't it lush? I have it in several colours!
I also added a few littl pearls from my stash.
The pyramge looks a bit wonky in the photo, but it's just camera angles.


You can see the layers in this view!
I also added a little panel with a decorative border inside.
A very quick, simple yet impressive card to make!
Thanks for popping in, I hope you like it!
I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Hobby Cuts - Fancy Folds
Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes with patterned paper
Winter Wonderland -  Anything Goes For Christmas
Creative Moments - Anything Goes/Animals
Pinspirational - Anything Goes


Thursday, 14 August 2014

Lovely Bubbly - Happy Anniversary

Good Morning All 
It's Thursday which means it's time to share a 
Just Inklined card with you all!


The image I have used is Lovely Bubbly, one of the images exclusive to the 
You can pick up the CD at a snip, as it's on sale at the moment.
My card base is Kraft card. 


Aren't they a really cute couple!
I coloured the image with my usual mix of Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Then die cut & inked with Vintage Linen Distress Ink.


The papers I've used are from Lidl. It's actually a double sided paper.
I added a doily which I cut in half to make it fit better & added a couple 
of die cut clock faces which show the numbers of the anniversary date.
The lace, button twine & button are all from my stash.
I addded a plain manilla insert.
Thanks for popping in, I hope you enjoyed my card.

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Anything Goes
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - Anything Goes
Craft-Dee Bowz - Anything Goes With A Handmade Bow
Digi Makeover Challenge - Any type of Summer Drink ( Champagne)
Lexie's Creations - Anniversary or Special Occasions
Love To Create - Inspired By A Song (Splish Splash I was taking a bath)
The Crazy Challenge - Love & Marriage
Glitter n Sparkle - Weddings/Love
Cut It Up - Inspired By A Song (Splish Splash I was taking a bath)
Simply Create Too - Old/Vintage

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Spring Swing Rebekha

Good morning all,
I have a card to share with you today!
Last week, a messaged popped into my inbox asking if I'd like to GDT with

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Of course I was delighted & jumped at the chance!
I really love playing along in their challenges!
Here's the card I made.


The theme of the challenge is Lace & Pearls.
Here's the inspiration photo


There are two amazing sponsors for this challenge

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The image I was given to work with is from Beansie Doodles, the lovely


Isn't she just a stunner? So pretty in her summer frock!
The colours I have chosen to work with are the selection at 
 
I coloured her up using promarkers, trimmed the image & distressed with scissors.
I inked with some Tumbled Glass Distress Ink.
The paper I have used is from the Bird Cage Stack by First Edition


My sentiment was made on the PC,  I matted on to pieces
of a die cut square. The lace & pearls are from my stash. 
I decorated the inside of the card too!
I love doing this as I feel it gives the card a real finished look.
Thanks for popping in today, I hope you like my card
 & I hope you can play in the challenge!

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Fairytale Stamper - Ribbon/Lace/Bands
Lacy Sunshine - Summer
Sentimental Sundays - Decorate Your Card Inside & Out
Di's Digi Designs - Lace & Pearls
 The Doodle Garden - Colours
Creative Craft Cottages Challenges - Digi/Pearls or Lace
Our Creative Corner - Summertime
Seemacrafts - Summer Fun In August
A Creative Romance - Fun In The Sun
Docerela Creations - Colours Of Summer
The Stamping Boutique - Use Lace
Auds Sentiment Challenge - Thinking Of You Type Sentiment