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Thursday, 2 May 2013

Petticoats Three

Good Morning blogger peepers! 
I hope you're all having a good week so far!
Here's another little card from me!


I went a bit out of my comfort zone with this one!
The image is Petticoats Three from Just Inklined.
I used an Elegant Square card base then added some Kraft paper, 
which was recycled from a paper carrier bag. I did toy with the idea 
of really scrunching it up but I just couldn't! 
I tore the edges then added some design paper which I got in a 
goody box from Craftwork Cards. I tore the edges of that too & distressed 
with Spun Sugar distress ink.


The image was coloured up with a selection of Promarkes & Flexmarkers,
Then I tore the edges & distressed again using the Spun Sugar distress ink.


The organza ribbon & twine were recycled from a gift.
The flower is one of many I got from Lee, aka Crafty Loops ages ago!
(I am so careful about using them as they are so nice! lol).
I gave that a bit of the Spun Sugar treatment too & added the little
 pearl spray from my stash.


I added a little sentiment ticket which is by The Crafty Pad Designs
& a little photo corner tag secured with a brad.
Forgot to mention the die cut doily which is a Mariannes Design Die!
Thanks for dropping in, I hope you like what you saw!

I'd like to enter this little card in the following challenges:
 Creative Moments - Brads
Whimsy Stamps - Pretty In Pink
Digital Tuesday - Distressing
LEJ DEsigns - Anything Goes
Twisted Tuesday - Anything Goes
{Pin}spirational - Photo Inspiration
Digi Makeover Challenges - Celebrations
Fashionista Challenge - Shabby or Vintage
Get Inky - Floral Fun
House Of Gilli - Lace & Pearls
Lexi's Creations - Happy Birthday
Ooh La La Creations - Vintage/Nostalgic
The Hybrid Chick Card Caravan - Use Flowers

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Monochromatic Whoopsi Daisy!

Good morning lovely blog peeps!
Here I am with my DT card for the brand new challenge over at 
This fortnight, the theme is Monochromatic.


As you can see I have gone for shades & tones of brown.
The only deviation from brown is a tiny touch of blush on the skin tones!

I have used the fabby sketch 


for the basic layout of my card sadly I missed that challenge!


The image I have used is from our sponsor
I used a comb of FlexMarkers & ProMarkers to bring them to life.
I used a Nestie to cut them out &  inked with Old Paper distress ink.


I added a seam binding double bow & also a button with a length of 
seam binding threaded through & tied in a knot.


the sentiment ticket is from My Grafico
The papers are from First Edition


Here's a last little look!
Thanks so mch for stopping by!
I hope you can join in our challenge this time!
Crafty Sentiments - The Letter B (brown, button bow,birthday)
Creative Craft Challenges - All About Animals
Cuttin & Stampin Challenge - Childrens Birthday
Digital Tuesday - Distressing
Going Grey With Scrap Creations - Insects Or Animals
Passion For Promarkers - Dies/Punches
Digi Makeover Challenge - Celebrations
Kaboodle Doodles - Use Brown & /or Tan
Lexies Creations - Happy Birthday
Addicted To Stamps - Beautiful Button
Lacy Sunshine - Monochrome
The Squirrel & The Fox - Furry Friends
Colour Me Creative - Celebrate!
One Stop Craft - Buttons & Bows
Pumpkins Spice - Nature
Send A Smile For Kids - Birthday Fun For Kids
Digi Haven - Digi Image & Buttons
Auds Sentiment Challenge - Birthday Sentiment
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes With Ribbon

Monday, 29 April 2013

Just A Plane Birthday Card

Good morning blog hoppers!
I hope you're having a good day!
Today's card was made just or fun!
It's for my great nephews 2nd birthday today!
Happy 2nd Birthday Aryan!
As he's a real rough & tumble little boy & I wanted to make 
a card which wasn't too babyish for him!


I used Kraft CS o make a 6"x6" base.
The image I have used is High Flyin  Mouse from  Rick St Dennis
The layout is from this weeks sketch 




I coloured him up in primary colours uing my usual combo of 
FlexMarkers & ProMarkers then fussy cut around the image
& placed on a mat of Kraft CS.


The papers have been in my stash forever & are by papermania.
I distressed the edges using a pair of errated scissors.


Buttons & twine were the only added embellishments.
Thanks for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed your visit!
I's like to enter this little card in the following challenges:
My Time To Craft - Use Kraft
Send A Smile For Kids - Birthday Fun for Kids
Card Crafter's Circle - Boys To Men
Digi Haven - Digi Image & Buttons
I Love Promarkers - Square Cards With A Round Feature
Paper Shelter Challenge - For The Boys
The Stamping Chef -  All Boy
Digital Tuesday - Birthdays
Going Grey With Scrap Creations - Insects Or Animals