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Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Petal Lu Challenge #32

Well hello!
Thank you once again for dropping by!
 
Today is the start of the new Challenge over at Petal Lu Challenge Blog.  I'm a little late posting up since I decided to tidy up my craft space! took a lot longer than I thought it would, found lots of things I had thought I had lost (still missing 1 particular die though) and put a lot of things into storage because I just can't face getting rid of them.  At least for now everything in my craft room are things I use all of the time - like I said 'for now'.
 
So moving onto the current challenge, as usual it is anything goes.  There is a 30% discount code for the online store up for grabs, so it doesn't matter what you have done, enter the challenge to be in with a chance to win.
 
This time I decided to work with a Simply B Stamps, Rio Pandora, you can get her from SimplyB website.
 
My daughter's current topic in school is Greek's, so I thought this would be a lovely little design for her bedroom.


Green is fast becoming my go to colour combo, just love it!
 
I decided to make a pen pot, I've been saving tin cans all week, so actually have a few images coloured up to make more, but this is the finished one.

I cut some fences out to go all the way around and then arranged the flowers over some wire to float around her.

The green flowers used, will be entering the store in just a few days under our new colour combo section.

 Stunning vibrant colours!

Copic used to colour Rio Pandora
Dress: G28, YG67, YG45, YG23, YG11, C7
Hair: E29, E25, E21
 
I will be entering this project into the following challenges:
 
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Your favourite colour combo
Lemon Shortbread - Anything goes
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
Colour Inspiration Monday - Always anything goes with something you hand coloured
 
 

Links you need to know;

A new facebook page (to show off those designs using Petal Lu Blooms)
 
Can't wait to see what you all enter.
 
 
 

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Petal Lu Challenge #31 & DT Call Out

Hi there!
 
I have some very exciting news to share with you all today!
 
Petal Lu is having a Design Team Call Out!  Yep, after all this time, its now time to have a shake up.  We are on the look out for 4 new team members -
 
Do you think it could be you?  would you love to work with Petal Lu flowers and receive a huge discount in store?  Can you commit to 1 project per month and promote your work on social media? If your answer is yes, then you need to drop me a line to lulucker@aol.com.  Show me 3 of your best projects of the last 12 months and a reason why you want to join the team. Closing date is 14th February and new team will be announced on the 1st March.
 
 


Lets move onto this fortnights challenge - Anything goes.  As always you could win a 30% discount code for the online store at Petal Lu.

Today I have used one of the new releases from Simply Betty Stamps, Dragon Heart, I couldn't resist getting my hands on these cute images, despite the fact I'm meant to be saving my pennies!!

 
you can get dragon heart here
 
I've never used these colour combinations before, so I was nervous as to how they would look. In fact the actual colouring is a lot brighter.  I am pleased with my results
 
Copics used:
Blues: B000, B91, B21, B22, B45
Pinks: RV10, RV02, RV23, RV04, RV06, V06
 


These colours matched my Petal Lu Teddybear range very well with the addition of Norland blooms and original blooms.
 
Links you need to know;

A new facebook page (to show off those designs using Petal Lu Blooms)
 
Can't wait to see what you all enter.
 I will be entering this card into the following challenges;

Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Mod Squad Challenge - Hearts & Flowers