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Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Pink Christmas Wishes

Hello

It's been a few since since my last post.  I've been very busy with work but nearly hit all my deadlines and will be back to crafting strong again soon.

I made this card for the Simply Betty Stamps New Christmas Release and the Petal Lu Creations Challenge.  I hope you like it.


It is a shaker card and with the little bells on it too, makes a wonderful Christmas sound!

Copics used to colour this gorgeous little Reindeer are:

E59, E39, E37, E35, E97

Links you need to know

 Simply B Stamps Fan Page (progressive challenge will be pinned)

A new facebook page (to show off those designs using Petal Lu Blooms, receive discounts and other promotional goodies, to the page) and the new home for the Petal Lu Challenges

Friday, 13 October 2017

Fairies and their wonderland

Morning!

Oh dear! We are all a bit slow this morning!  It's dark now when we get up and seems to take us all that little bit longer to get started, to be honest, I don't even think my eyes are fully open right now.

The image I am bringing to you today is from Emerald Faerie Garden, I'm not sure you can get these images anymore, which is a great shame but makes it even more special for me as a crafter to have the pleasure of its continued use.


I wanted to give this Faerie a cosy feeling of sleeping under the stars so did a dark background and used frantage to light it up.


I surrounded the image with Petal Lu flowers and used a sentiment from Whimsy Stamps.


Copics used:

Skin: E000, E04, E11, E21, E00
Faerie: Y35, Y38, YR68, E08, E18, G20, Y11, Y00
Mushroom: R56, R85, RV34, R83, R81, G20, Y11, Y00
Background: B39, C7, BV25, C5, C3, C1


Challenges I am entering this into are:

Aud Sentiments Challange - Use a Die Cut & a Sentiment
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes
Through the Purple Haze - Anything Goes


Thank you once again for popping over x

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Star Princess

Hi there! 

The best bit about my craft time today was my daughter sitting beside me making her little brother a card too.  We discussed this one at great length, she wanted pink hair, I wanted blue, she wanted a blue dress and I wanted yellow! We did however agree on the colour of the stars!!

I decided to use Star Princess from Whimsy Stamps in the Kirsten Winkelbauer Collection, my daughter doesn't realise just how many of these stamps I have and will be thrilled to bits as over the next few weeks they will all be used.  You can get these stamps either from Whimsy Stamps or for UK Crafters Dies to Die For.

So, moving swiftly on.......

Star Princess

Copic's Used:

Skin: E000, E04, E11, E21, E00, R32, R20
Hair: B99, B37, B95, B32
Stars: R59, R29, R14, R20
Dress: Y17,Y35, Y15, Y11 and white gel pen
Background: B93, B41, B21, B00, B000 and white gel pen


A few papers from my stash, a small bit of twine, pearls and 1 single Petal Lu Flower.


The sentiment is also from Whimsy Stamps called Wonderland Set.


Thank you for once again taking the time to pop over.

Challenges I am entering this card into are:

Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes



Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Winter Wishes

Hello,

Thank you for popping by again today.

Whilst I was on holiday in August (seems a lifetime away) I managed to get a few images coloured up.  Today I am showing you one of those images.  This is Rowan Fairy from Wee Stamps.


She is such a pretty little fairy isn't she?

Copic's used to colour her are:

Hair: E21, E25, E29, E49
Skin: E000, E04, E11, E21, E00, R32, R20
Red: R59, R29, R17, R14
Green: G28, YG67, YG45, YG23,YG11 (C7)


Embellishments are from my stash. 


 Flowers are Petal Lu.


Thank you for your visit.

The challenges I am entering this into are;

A Snowflakes Promise - Anything Goes
Digi Chooseday - Anything Goes



Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Warm & Toasty

Hello.....

Cold and wet day here today, so my creation is apt, Warm & Toasty, we all need a hot chocolate and a an umbrella this morning :(  actually, I have a cup of tea and the heating on!!

Today I worked on The Greeting Farm Image Fuzzy Wuzzy, I love these little characters and straight after I worked on the little girl last week, I treated myself to about another 10 or so stamps, so keep an eye out, there will be more ;)

He's a cute little fella isn't he!


Copic's I used to colour him up;

Hat & Scarf: R59, R29, R17, R14, R20
Hat & coat: E44, E43, E53, YR31
Trousers: BG18, BG57, BG13


A simple layout using up some of my paper stash.


Always when I can, decorating the inside too.

The challenges I am entering this into are:

Always Fun Challenges - Lots of Layers
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges - One for the Boys
PIPC - Anything goes
A bit more time to Craft - Anything Goes


Thank you for coming over today :)





Friday, 6 October 2017

Foxy Florals

Good Morning!

Bright morning here in the UK, I'm a bit late posting this morning because I just wasn't happy with poor lighting of my pictures last night.  So now I've sent the children to school I'm sat here with a cup of tea taking pictures and well, writing this post!

Whimsy Stamps, what can I say! Such a wonderful aray of artists collections, they are fast becoming my go to for new images.  The image I am showing today is Foxy Florals from the Kirsten Winkelbauer Collection.  As mentioned you can get these from Whimsy Stamps or for UK crafters Dies to Die For.





Foxy Florals Colour Copic Receipe:

Fur: E08, YR18, YR68, YR16, 
(white bits) W1, W3,
Flowers RV69, RV29




Autumnal Collection of flowers from Petal Lu


Front View



Side Views

I hope you like what I have made.

The challenges that I am entering this into are:

Creative Knockouts - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
Through the Purple Haze - Anything Goes




Thursday, 5 October 2017

Got to call me Elliot!!

Hello!

Well this week has been World Book Week, but I'm sure you already knew that.   You've probably been frantic all week about that costume you have to make or buy for the 1 day of the year every child wants to dress up!!!

Josephine is going as that clock from Beauty and the Beast, Cogsworth is it?  So Daddy has been making her costume all week out of cardboard and my dining table now looks like a clock with all the new paint work!! gasp!!  Ben is going as Harry Potter (his was easy, costume shop and a shed load of money).

Ben however, has had relevant homework too! Write about your favourite book and draw a picture.  Ben's favourite book is Pete's Dragon.  'Mummy, get your stamps out!'  I obliged, I created and we decided the teacher would know for deffinate that he didn't do it!!!!

So, we made a card instead!!

This little cutie is called Dragon Party and is from the Crissy Armstrong Collection at Whimsy Stamps, (UK Crafters, you can get these from Dies to Die For).

 This is as close to Elliot as we could get, granted the party hat and maybe the balloons shouldn't be there but hec, this is for kids afterall!!



So, copics used:

Dragon Green: G28, YG67, YG45, YG23, YG11, C7
Dragon Purple: BV08, BV17, BV13
Balloons: YR07, YR16, Y38
Background: B93, B41, B21, B00, B000

I could't make up my mind if this was for a little boy or a girl, but figured flowers would be nice anyway.  These are Petal Lu Flowers.

 As you can see, I matched the inside of the card to the outside.


I hope you like what I have created.

The Challenges I am entering this into are:

Addicted to Stamps and More - Make your mark
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
DayDreamer Challenges - Always Anything Goes