Saturday, 17 November 2018

Inkspirational Callenges - Magic


Our new challenge at Inkspirational is the word 'magic' . 

For my  DT card I made a Christmas card with glitter-topped mountains and Santa silhouetted against the sky. 

I hope you'll join in. 




I'd like to enter:
Cardz4Guyz  winter blues
Allsorts cas Christmas

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Two Wreath Cards

It's that time of the year when I barely see daylight during the working week and struggle to get decent photos....

So I apologise for all the shadows on this shot of my entry for the Twofers wreath challenge. Actually, my two designs are pretty similar, with one being Easter and the other , Christmas.



For the Easter card I stamped the card twice in blue and yellow ink. The Easter stamps are by Heffy Doodle (apart from the Neat and Tangled sentiment) and I used Promarkers to colour them in.

I'd also like to enter:
Addicted to Stamps 
Fab n Funky  animal


For the Christmas card I stamped the wreath twice again, this time in red and green. I added the sentiment and some drops of gold liquid pearl and mounted it on gold glitter paper.
I'd also like to enter:
Make My Monday  winter foliage
Time Out 


Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Santa with Gifts

I do make lots of Christmas cards but I don't want to make the same design twice, so all the great challenges around help me with new ideas. Here I combined stamps from 3 sets, coloured with Promarkers and with added glitter pen and glitter paste.

I'd like to enter:
CAS Christmas
Addicted to Cas  
Paper Players 
Winter Wonderland - what you love to do at Christmas - give and receive presents

City Crafter - Friendship


At City Crafter, Lucille has chosen the theme 'frienship'.  project.

For my DT card, I used stamps from one set , coloured with Promarkers and stencilled grass, 

I hope you'll join in the challenge.




I'd like to enter:
Papercraft Challenges friendship
Try it on Tuesday  friends

Sunday, 11 November 2018

The Library Challenge - Bridget Jones's Diary

At The Library, the book is Bridget Jones's Diary.

I read this book when it was fairly new in the 90s but I've seen the film several times since then and I must confess that I'm not sure which bits were in the book and which were just in the film! The Christmas jumper , worn by Mark Darcy, for example : was that in the book? Well, it was part of the inspiration for my card above.

I'd like to enter:
Watercooler 
The Crafty Addicts girly
ABC Christmas Challenge 
Crafty Calendar  paper piecing




For my second card I was inspired by the wine glass and the pink on the cover ...and can imagine Bridget in the bath singing 'All by Myself'. 
I'd like to enter:
Casology 
Addicted to Stamps 
Fusion 




I'd love you to join in with the challenge...

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Saturday, 10 November 2018

Sunny Days Ahead

I was inspired by some challenges to make this card - I always like a rain theme and a bit of paper-piecing.  The girl and dog are all one stamp and the sentiments are from the same set.  The paper was an old freebie - it's a long time since I bought a paper copy of a craft magazine but I still have plenty of freebie papers! The rain was added with an embossing folder.

I'd like to enter:

Cards in Envy  rain
Shopping Our Stash raining cats and dogs
Cas on Friday  a card to brighten someone's day
Crafty Calendar  paper-piecing 
Creatalicious  embossing

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Another One for The Library

The current challenge at The Library  is The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and I made an extra card - it was supposed to be in the Reminder post but I didn't get it finished in time!

In fact this is The Lion, The Donkey and The Squirrel etc. The animals are all one stamp, coloured with Zig Clean Colour Markers. The sentiment is from another set and I spray the card with yellow ink and added black enamel dots.
The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe, and the entire Narnia series, C.S. Lewis

I'd like to enter:
Use Your Stuff give thanks 
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CASE This Sketch

Just a quick post to link up this card I made at the weekend using the sketch from Case This Sketch. Not sure why I took the photo from that funny angle! The eyeball-looking-thing top right is actually a clear gem and I used dots of glitter glue on the snowflake panel.


City Crafter Challenge Blog - Woodland Animals


At City Crafter, Amy wants to see a woodland animal on your project.

For my DT card, I used various stamp sets to make a wintry woodland scene.

I hope you'll join in the challenge.

I'd like to enter:
Holly and Ivy 
Unicorn  sentiment
Stamping Sensations  ready for Christmas
QKR Stampede  

Saturday, 3 November 2018

Inkspirational - Table Photo



For our new challenge at Inskpirational,we're being inspired by the photo below.  I used an A Day for Diasies digi that I cropped and then coloured with Promarkers...and that's it! 

I hope you'll go and see what the rest of the DT have made, and join in. 




I'd like to enter:
As you Like it  autumn colours - soft, rich and look great all year round