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Saturday, 6 July 2013

Candlelit Chapel

Good morning lovely blog peeps!
Are we all enjoying the warm weather???
 I would be if my hayfever wasn't so bad!
The card I'd like to share with you today is for La Pashe.


This is a Behind Closed Doors Pop Up Card you can buy the whole lot
on a CD Rom or but as single sheet.
This is Candlelit Chapel.
So useful for many different occasions!
I made a little easel for the card to sit on & made my own flooring
 by using Antique Linen, Old Paper & Pumice Stone distress inks,
 then drawing in the flagstone lines with a Letraset fine liner pen!
 I have to say I am no artist but I was actually quite pleased with the effect I achieved!


Here's a closer look at the inside! So much dimension but
 so simple to make up. I'm sorry I didn't get a photo of the closed doors but,
I'll let you into a little secret about this card!
My poor pussy cat is unwell at the moment. As some of you will already know,
I do my crafting whilst sitting on the living room floor. I made my card up,
then left the room to do something else & when I came back,
 ooopsy he'd been ill all over it! Eeeeewww!!! & Eeeeek
I quickly printed it out & made it up again (after cleaning up of course!)
just before hubby got back from work, wanting to take me out for
our usual Friday drinkies.  Phew!
That gives you an idea how quickly  these little beauties can be made up 
once you have the idea of what you want to do in your head.
Thanks  so much for stopping by!
I'd like to enter this card in a couple of challenges:
One Stop Craft - Anything Goes
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes
Auds Sentmiment Challenge - Two Words Sentiment
Blogger  Jff - Create your own background (floor)
Polka Doodles - Make Your Own Background (floor)

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Your Majesty - A Little Bit Of Fun

Hi di hi all!
I have to begin by saying Happy 4th of July to all our friends across the pond!
I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating!

Now, it must be Thursday as here I am with a card for 
This little patriotic card is a foldback card.


I had a little bit of fun with this one!
As some of you will know, I live in Edinburgh & this week,
Her Majesty The Queen is in residence!
This card is in her honour! 
The Royal Garden Party was held at Holyrood Palace this Tuesday
 & it rained non stop! I can just imagine  Her Majesty remaining 
outwardly calm whilst I'm sure she'd much rather be getting in a
 buggy & heading for shelter! lol


The image is of course Your Majesty & is a snip at just $2 
or £1.31 if you live in blighty! 
I coloured the image with a mix of Promarkers & Flexmarkers.
(I'll let you in to a little secret, I coloured the image to 
match some other papers but I got distracted & cut the paper 
too small! As I only had one sheet I had to change things a bit!


The papers I have used are part of a pad
called British by Southfield Stationers,
the Keep Clam squares are part of the papers!
The lace, dew dops & gems are from my stash.


The inside of the card


Here's a side shot to let you see the fold!
Thanks for dropping in, I hope you like my card!

I'd like to enter this card in a few challenges:
Addicted To Stamps - Make Your Mark
Colour Q - Colours
Crafting By Designs - Your Countries Colours
Inky Impressions - Red White & Blue
Simon Says Stamp - Patriotic
Crafty Sentiments - Red White & Blue
Cuttlebug Mania - Use something beginning with the frst letter of your name (Dawn- Dew drops) 
Our Daily Bread Designs - Red White & Blue
{Pin}spirational - #64 Photo 
Craft Your Passion - Red White & Blue

Monday, 1 July 2013

Just Inklined To Hop July

Welcome to the July 


Our host this month is the lovely Tangii, who has chosen the theme of
 Stars & Rhinestones & Twine!
If you've followed the hop, you'll have landed here from the
beautiful & talented Karen J. If  not, pop back & start from here!
I'd hate you to miss out on any of the lovely creations!
Here's my take on that awesome theme!!


The image I've used is Border Collie.
I coloured it with my Promarkers then cut out with an oval nestie!


My stars were punched out using Xcut punches then layered up.
The bling is from Meiflower & the twine is American Crafts


The fab papers & sentiment are from Craftwork Cards


Now you'll want to head on over to the gorgeous & amazingly taleneted
Tammy's blog! Don't forget to leave some love at each of the stops as
 there are a couple of spot prizes to be won!
Here is the hop order just incase you need it!
 Dawn (that's me)

Have Fun Hopping!
I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:
2 Sisters - Stripes
My Sheri Crafts - Birthday
Sweet Stampin' - Not Cute
Dynamic Duo  - Colour Challenge (Grey/B&W)
Polka Doodles - Animals
Hannah & Friends - Monochrome
Sisterhood Of Crafters - Stars/Stripes
The Stamping Chef - Stars & Stripes

Sunday, 30 June 2013

Mondays Child

Good Morning all,
I hope we're all well & having a great weekend so far!
Here I am with a little card I made for my Great Nephews 2nd Birthday


The image I have used is Mondays Child (b) from Mo's Digital Pencil
I love Mo's images, they are just too cute!
My GN was born on a Monday so this image was the obvious choice!


Coloured with a mix of flexmarkers & promarkers.
I kept the colours to yellows & greens as they are colours
which shout sunshine & summer to me!


The sentiment was made on the pc using a free font called
 Sunshine Poppy  it's one of my favourite fonts at the moment.


The papers are by First Edition the stack is called Hideaway.
You can't see the inside but I decorated it in a similar fashion.
Thank for dropping by!

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Bronte & Bella's Challenge - Fun In The Sun
Colour Me Creative - Colours Of Summer
Di's Digi Designs - Summer Fun
Little Claires - Male Theme
My Sheri Crafts - Birthday
Brown Sugar - Boy/Man
Fairy Tale - Happy Birthday (2)
Jellypark Challenges - Celebrate Summer
DRS Designs - The letter B (Boy, Birthday, Bunting)
Milk Coffee Challenge - Summer Fun
LEJ Designs - The Sun Has Got His Hat On
Paper Minutes - Sun, Summer, Sunshine
Craft Your Passion - In The Garden
Eureka Stamps - Summer Fun