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Saturday, 1 December 2012

Christmas Sparkle!

Good morning peeps!
Today's card is my GDT card for the 2 Sisters Challenge Blog!
The theme is Christmas Sparkle.
My card has lots of sparkle but I'm not so sure you can see it in the photos!


I used an A6 Kraft base & the DPs are Papermania  Festive Frolics
The Bauble Paper is glittered!
I matted the DP on red paper & the image on mirror card then red paper.
The sentiment was created on my pc.
I wrapped with two colours of bakers twine  & tied a bow!
I wanted to give this card a funky kind of feel!


The image I have used is Bark At The Moon from Stitchy Bear Stamps
I love this image! 
I highlighted some of the shaded areas with flexmarkers 
but I guess you could use the image just as it comes
My family have had Huskies for many years & have spent many a 
cold winters day at rallies with racing teams!


I was hoping you could see the sparkle done with a 
Sakura Clear Star pen a bit clearer in this photo!


My sentiment!


The inside of the card.
Thanks for looking, I hope you like my little card!
I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges
using the listings compiled by Feline Playful
Fussy & Fancy I Love Christmas
Jellypark Challenges Stars Are Shining
Jingle Belles Anything (Holiday)Goes
Wags n Whiskers  Christmas
QKR Stampede It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Crimbo Crackers Anything Holiday/Festive Goes
DRS Designs Snow Fun
Paper Shelter Challenge Christmas Is Coming
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Thursday, 29 November 2012

Fairy Grand Ma!

Happy Thursday peeps!
Here's a little card I made using a Just Inklined image!
It's such fun!


I made an easel card!
The design paper I've used is a free download by
Marisa Lerin over at Pixel Scrapper
I've distressed the edges with scissors & then an chalk inkpad.


The image I have used is Fairy Grand Ma
Isn't she just so cute? Everyone should have one! lol
I coloured her up with my Promarkers & Flexmarkers then
added some sparkle with a Sakura Clear Star pen!
I love that pen! Glitter without the fuss! lol
I cut out the image with an oval Nestie then distressed the edges
& matted her onto a scallop oval of pink paper.
I added a DP Panel where the pink paper was punched with 
a Martha Stewart Pine Needles border punch & added some pink 
spotty ribbon which is Papermania I think.
It's been in my stash since last year.


 For the base section of the easel, I mirrored the layout
but added a sentiment which I made on my pc & cut out
with a Sizzix Label die. I added a little more ribbon & a couple of buttons
Hope you like it!
This card was made with the following challenges in mind,
as listed with the help of the Feline Playful Volunteers!

A& T Emerald Fairies Easel Card
City Crafter Challenge Christmas Easel
Deep Ocean Challenge Pastel Colours
Digital Tuesday Girly
Elke Kaart Een Feesjte Non Traditional Christmas Colours
Going Grey With Scrap Creations Merry Christmas
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge Pink & Blue
Passion For Promarkers Distressing
Digi Makeover Challenge Christmas
Fashionista Challenge Blue Christmas

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Dude Time Doodles Final Blog Hop!

Well, here it is! 
The last ever Dude Time Doodles New Release Blog Hop!
Or is it........
The Dude & Dudette's would like to thank you for playing along 
with us over the last few months! It's been a blast!

Today we have 4 new images to showcase for you!
Make sure you get in quick if you want them as the 
closes it's doors forever on December 15th! Boo Hoo :'(
If you're already hopping you'll have landed
here from the lovely Ruth's Blog. If you've just happened 
on the hop you can carry on from here! It's a circle hop with 
no true beginning & no end!
Here's my card!


I've made a square card with embossed panels which I
chalked & then matted onto some mirror card.
The embossing folder is Papermania I think,
I've had it since last year so I'm not sure!


The image is Twas The Night Before.
I coloured it up with promarkers & flexmarkers
I matted that onto mirror card too!
If you're anxious to hop on, don't forget to leave a comment as 
there is a mystery host & one lucky comment will win a
From here you want to visit our Dude Kevin
Here's a last look at my card before you go!


I added some little star buttons from my stash, added a peel off
sentiment & tied some bakers twine around the top, finishing with a little bow!
I think a twine bow is almost acceptable on a man/boy's card! lol
Thanks for hopping by & have fun on the rest of the hop!

I'd like to enter my card in the following list of challenges,
 compiled with the help of the lovely Feline Playful Volunteers!
Bearly Mine Blue & Silver
Flourishes Use Gold Or Silver
Going grey With Scrap-Creations  Merry Christmas
Lady Bug Crafts Ink TLT Snowflakes
Oldie But A Goodie Let It Snow
Sweet Stamps Cold & Snowy
Cards For Men Merry Christmas
Digi Makeover Challenge Christmas
Lexis Creations Christmas
Challenge Up Your Life 1st Snow

Sunday, 25 November 2012

Add A Little Sparkle To Your Life!

Morning lovely peeps & a very happy Sunday to you!
Today's my Birthday! Yay me!!!!

I need to have a look see & sort out a little Birthday Candy, so watch this space!

I'm so excited as we have the carpet fitter coming to fit the hall carpet today!

Todays post is a card for the 
Crafty Pad Challenge this weeks theme, chosen by the lovely Pauline is
 #198 Add Some Glitter
Here's my creation!


I had a lot of fun making this one! I'm finally beginning to unearth some of 
my bits & pieces that have been stored in boxes for the last few months!

For the base card, I used kraft card-stock from Southfield Stationers
The DP's are from my stash & I have no idea where they are from
I may have got them in a goodie bag or in a blog candy, who knows!
The bauble paper is glittered but I'm not sure you can see it in the photo!


I coloured it up with Flexmarkers the cut out with an oval Nestie.
I added some Diamond Sparkles Glitter. I then matted the image
I added a greeting which I printed out  & matted on to the green paper.


The magic mesh was from a crafty goodie bag.
I used some twine & added some little bells. from Meiflower


I decorated the inside of the card,  using the green paper with the negative cut out of the
scalloped circle die & some white paper behind. I then added some DP scraps.
Thanks for stopping by to check out my creation!
Our Sponsor this week is the lovely


who is offering a £10 voucher to spend in her online shop!

I can't wait to see your glittery creations in the Challenge!
I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges as listed at

2 Sisters Challenge Winter Wonderland
Crafty Calendar  Wrap Up Warm For Christmas
Hiding In My Craft Room Christmas
Little Claire's Christmas
Avadares  Christmas/Hannukah
Wags N Whiskers Christmas
Crimbo Crackers Anything Holiday/Festive Goes
Forever Friends Anything Goes
Crafty Creations Christmas Is Coming
Divas By Design Use 2 or more Patterned Papers
Whimsy Inspirations Traditional Christmas Colours
Crazy Amigo Challenge I'll Be Home For Christmas
Going Grey With Scrap Creations Winter
Cards For Men Merry Christmas
Crafty Bloggers Network Christmas Anything Goes
Incy Wincy Designs Square Cards
The Paper Girls Christmas/Winter
Victorine Originals Anything Goes