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I started crafting with cards in 2006 and now I am hooked,I love any kind of stamping and have been very lucky to get published in Paper craft essentials, making cards, Simply cards & papercraft, Digital crafting essentials and Crafters Companion Inspiration magazines. I design for Crafters Companion, Spectrum Noir, Mo's Dream Team, Sugar Nellie. La Pashe and Lili of the valley and some of my cards are showcased on Hochanda TV and Create and Craft. I have made some very talented friends through this blog, I love my crafting buddies. Any questions feel free to email me at greavsie1967@hotmail.com

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Happy Birthday Card

This card is for my friend Delia, it's for her Twin sister.

The image is from Pollycraft, its called Delphine you can buy her here. She is coloured with promarkers and I have glazed her glass, and added some GD to her dress and sash, then mounted onto cream then pink card. The DP is from printable heaven, I have used a flower embossing folder and coloured in some of the flowers pink and added hot pink gems to the centres, and some ribbon on one corner with a flower attached. Finishedoff with some pink grossgrain ribbon tied in a bow and attached some pink spot card candi, the sentiments are computer generated.

I am entering this into the following challenges
DDSB challenge # 52 ~ ribbons and bows
Patties creations design challenge #18 ~ flowers or flowers and pearls

Winner Patties creations

Happy Retirement

This is nurse Margaret from Bugaboo, she looks a bit scary lol.

My friend Patricia requested her.

She is coloured with promarkers and then mounted onto navy, then cream card., I have used a flower embossing folder, coloured some of the flowers blue and added some pearls to the centres, then mounted onto cream card. The DP is from my stash. I made the border at the bottom using my MS doily flower punch and added the sentiment strip which is from pink petticoat. I cut the flower using a Sissix die and added a chipboard button and card candi to the centre. The ribbon to the side is blue grossgrain and i made a double loop bow and added card candi to the centre. The other sentiment is computer generated.

I am entering this card into
DDSB challenge #52 ~ ribbons and bows

A cup full of love

This card is a request from my friend Delia, it's for her sister Pat, she is collecting cups and saucers and wanted this theme on her card.

I decided to use an image called cup of my love from the lillybean collection at Tiddlyinks.

I have coloured her with promarkers and added some GD, then mounted on to cream card. I have also used a digi stamp from Stitchy bear called english tea cup, this also has been coloured with promarkers and a little glaze on the flowers, then I mounted onto cream card and added some pearls.
The DP is from my stash, I have added some pink seam binding and a swirl cut with a marianne die, then added some pearls to the sides and on the swirl. The sentiments are computer generated.

I am entering this card into the following challenge
Crafty catz challenge #75 ~ pearls and swirls



Mothers Day Card

This is a request from my friend Pam.

The image is from Digistamp Boutique and you can buy it here.

I have coloured with promarkers and added some glaze and GD, then cut out with a nellie snellen die, and attached some seam binding and a triple bow. The DP is from my stash, I have used 3 different embossing folders for the layering and a marianne die for the swirls. I made the flowers using some Joy flower dies and added pearls to the centres. The sentiment is from Hobby Paleis.

I am entering this card into the following challenges.

Monday, 28 March 2011

Kanban Ladies Birthday Card

This is a stamp from a Kanban set bought from QVC, I have coloured her with Promarkers and inked around the edge then cut out with a nellie snellen die and threaded ribbon through and tied in a bow. The DP is from my stash. I finished off with a flower and added a yellow button to the centre then a card candi dot on top of this. The sentiment was a freebie.

Bugaboo ~ Gus 2

I love how this card turned out. It's Gus again from Bugaboo.

He is coloured with promarkers and glaze, then mounted onto cream card. The DP is from K & Co, I used my x cut scallop punch to create the borders at the top and bottom, and finished off with some card candi, and a sentiment from craftsuprint.

Bugaboo ~ Stella 4

This is Stella again and I think this is my favourite card.

The DP is from papermania, I have used my MS doily punch for the border and added some wooden flower button and card candi to this. I have attached a brown ribbon at the bottom and added a flower and card candi to this. The image is coloured with promarkers and glaze. The sentiment is from my stash.

Bugaboo ~ Stella 3

This is Stella again, she is so grumpy lol.

I have used DP from Papermania, coloured the image with promarkers and mounted on to cream card. Used my MS deep edger punch for the border and added some ribbon and pearls to this, The sentiment was a freebie and i have added a flower to the centre.

Bugaboo ~ Gus

This is Gus from Bugaboo, he is one of many, I love him, so funny.

He is coloured with promarkers and a little glaze for his balloon, The DP is from K & co, I have used my MS zigzag punch and added some card candi, the sentiment strip is from pink petticoat, and the other sentiment is from scrap booking mad.

I am entering this card into challenge #103 at stampin B's ~ Masculine card

Bugaboo Stella 2

I have been making a lot of Bugaboo cards lately, mainly because they are so quick to colour.

The Dp is from forever friends, she is coloured with promarkers and a little glaze for the icing on the cake, I have used my MS doily punch and added a sentiment strip from my stash.

Bugaboo Stella

This is Stella from Bugaboo, she is just a hoot, she comes with her own saying.

I have coloured her with promarkers and a little glaze for her balloon, mounted her onto some pink card. I have embossed some white card and mounted this too, and added a grosgrain ribbon, no DP this time, finished off with some card candi and a sentiment from my stash.

Ruby Anniversary card

This card is for my friend Joan, friends of hers are celebrating their Ruby wedding anniversary.

I decided to go for this image from Digi stamp boutique, it's called ' cute love birds ' and you can buy it here.

I have coloured with promarkers and added some GDto the hearts and glaze to the leaves, then mounted onto red, then cream card and added some cream pearls. The red DP is from my stash, the love word DP is from Bo bunny. I have used my MS heart punch for the border, added some red satin ribbon and then made a double loop bow and added this in the middle. The hearts were cut out with my nellie snellen die and i added the heart sentiment to this, finished off with a flower made with joy daisy die and I added a heart brad and a pearl heart to the centre, and the other sentiments are computer generated.

I am entering this into the following challenges
Patties creations design challenge #18 ~ flowers ~ or flowers and pearls

Friday, 25 March 2011

Bugaboo ~ Over the hill

This is Gus from Bugaboo, I love this guy, you get the sentiment too so very good value and there is a 25% sale at the moment so a good time to stock up.

I have made this card for a friend, he is coloured with promarkers and a little glaze for his glasses, then mounted on to black card. The DP is from Papermania and I have used my MS zigzag punch for the border at the top. I added some rafia and a double button and some green card candi, finished off with a sentiment from my stash.

New Baby Boy

Aaaah this is a cutie giraffe digi stamp from Pink Gem Designs, you can buy him here.

This card is for a friend at work.

I decided to use this giraffe because I normally go for actual baby digi's and I am glad I did, he is lovely.

I have coloured him with promarkers and stamp the sentiment to the side of him which is from Elzybells, then mounted on to blue card, I then added a silver heart brad and some blue pearls.
I have embossed somw white card with a baby embossing folder and mounted this onto blue card. I have used a MS zigzag punch for the border at the top and put a sentiment strip from pink petticoat across and added some card candi. The DP I have had for about 3 years and was bought from my local craft shop.
The swirl die cut is a marianne die and I have added some blue pearl hearts to this. To finish i have put a blue gingham ribbon and attached a dummy then tied in a bow and added some darker blue card candi at the bottom. The sentiment is computer generated.

I am entering this card into the following challenges
DDSB challenge #52 ~ ribbons and bows
Delightful sketches challenge ~ ribbon and pastels
Southern girls ~ add an animal
TLT challenge #20 ~ monochrome

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

New Home

I am entering this card into the CES challenge #28 ~ your favourite song, and my song is 'Our House' by Madness.

I have used Bo Bunny papers and added some borders with Kraft card. The Image is from Kanban and is coloured with promarkers and chalks, then cut out with spellbinders dies square and scallop square. The sentiments are all computer generated and I have added some pearls, ribbon and doubled up a button.

I am also entering the following challenge

Monday, 21 March 2011

Sweet baby

This is a digi image from craftsuprint called 'no stamp required baby 2' designed by Carol Brown, you can buy her here.

I have coloured with promarkers and embellished with GD, I have cut a lovely border with my MS flower doily punch around the page, then added the image to this, added the circle sentiments and put a pink button and love charm in the centre, I cut the word sweet with some hot pink foam and my sizzlit die, the sentiment to the side is from pink petticoat, I have finished off with some pink dot card candi.

I am entering this card into the following challenge


Sunday, 20 March 2011

Mothers Day Card

This little cutie is a digi bought from craftsuprint she is called 'sweetheart fairy' and is designed by Donna Ratcliffe, you can buy her here.

She is coloured with promarkers and embellished with GD, then cut out with a nellie snellen die and inked with pink around the edge.
I have used my floral x cut punch to make a double border and attached some seam binding to this. The DP is from my stash and the sentiments, the top one is computer generated and the bottom one was a freebie.

I am entering this card into the following challenges.
Gingerloft challenge #14 ~ die cuts/ and or punches

Saturday, 19 March 2011

It's party time

This card is for my friend Rita again, it's her granddaughter's birthday soon.

I have used 'party girl' from Mo manning, you can buy her here.

She is coloured with promarkers and and sakura glaze and glitter pens, then mounted onto pink then cream card.
The DP is from dovecraft, I have used my MS doily punch to add a border to the centre and then attached some pink organza ribbon. The it's party time sentiment is from tlc, the rest are computer generated, I have finished off with some dew drops.

I am entering this card into the following challenge.

Old truck version 2

This is version 2 of this fab digi from fred she said. The card is for my friend Rita, her Hubby is 70 soon.

This time coloured blue and cut out with a spellbinders die, the DP is from papermania, I have embossed some silver card with a spots cuttlebug folder, and added some buttons to this with love charms, the border at the bottom is created with a MS zig zag punch and I have added some blue ribbon, both sentiments are computer generated and I have finished off with some blue card candi.

I am entering this card into the following challenge
Art impressions challenge #8 ~ punches or die cuts

Vintage Mother's day card

This card is fo my friend Kay's mum.

The image is from Mcmahon five designs and you can buy her here.

I have coloured her with promarkers then cut her out and framed her, then stamped with love in the gap. ( I can't bear gaps on my cards lol ).

The DP is from papermania, I have attached some pink seam binding and tied in a bow then added some pink flowers, the circle sentiment is from Hobby Paleis and this is mounted on to a pink card scallop, the ticket sentiments are from Pink gem designs and i added a jewel brad to this. I finished off with a flower and some large pearls.

I am entering this card in to the following challenges.
The stamp man challenge #18 ~ Mothers day/floral theme
Creative craftworld challenge ~ mothers day plus bling
CYDA challenge #16 ~ for mum or special lady

Cherry on top ~ Victoria Case

This little lady has been really popular with my friends and colleagues at work, she is a digi stamp from Victoria case and she is a joy to colour.

I have coloured her with promarkers and embellished with a copic at you glitter pen, it probably doesn't show up in the picture but it gives a subtle sparkle. I seem to have lost my mojo, or I am tired after staying up to watch comic relief, that sketch with James Corden and George Michael was hilarious, and I think watching something like that always makes you realise how lucky you are, I didi shed a few tears, but I am selling a few cards at work and donating the money to comic relief.

Anyhow back to the card, I have followed the sketch over at the sweet stop 100th challenge and am entering this card.

The embossing is a happy birthday folder from cuttlebug, and the sentiment is from TLC creations, the DP from Dovecraft.

I am also entering this card into these challenges
Craft us crazy challenge #4 ~ cupcakes/ and or celebration

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Ballerina

This is an image from Digi doodles shop called Ballerina, you can buy her here.

She is coloured with promarkers and embellished with glamour dust, then mounted on to pink glitter card and then pink card stock.
The DP is from nitwits, I have added a border using my MS heart punch, embossed some white card with a cuttlebug floral folder and mounted onto pink CS.
I added some pink organza ribbon and attached a flower with a brad in the centre and a ballet pump charm, then put a dew drop in each corner.
The dance sentiment is from TLC and the rest are computer generated.

I am entering this card in to the following challenges.
Digi doodles shop challenge #51 ~ anything goes
Cute card thursday challenge #156 ~ music & dance
DYSU challenge #11 ~ add a bow
Southern girls challenge ~ add flowers
Simon says stamp ~ happy birthday

Old Truck

This card is a request from my friend Eunice, it's for her nephew Graham.

The image is from fred she said coloured and cut out with a spellbinders die, the DP from Bo Bunny, I have used Kraft CS for the embossed and scallop borders and sentiment and added some brown ribbon and wooden buttons.

I am entering this card in to the following challenges.
Stampin royalty challenge #63 ~ texturize dry embossing

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Girly Girl

This is a girly card, it's for my friend Kay's Daughter Paige, she will be 10 on the 19th of April.

I have chosen an image from the greeting farm called 'Amy paints' you can buy her here.

She is coloured with promarkers and a little sakura glaze on her toe nails , the nail varnish bottle, the wire to her earphones and a few of her bangles, and some sakura glitter for her MP3.
I have mounted her onto pink then cream card. The DP is from Nitwits. I have used my MS deep edge flower punch and added some pearls, the added a hot pink saddle stitch ribbon and bow. The butterfly is punched out and covered in pink gliter and i have added a heart button to the centre. Finished off with a flower, a circle sentiment from LOTV, a butterfly charm and some pink card candi.

I am entering this card into the following challenge.

Clear it out tuesday challenge #2 ~ Buttons ~ mine are on the flower and butterfly.
Papertake weekly challenge ~ triotastic ~ three of something, I have 3 flowers on my card
Bunny zoes craft challenge #10 ~ Birthday with lots of pearls

Miss B ~ Bugaboo

This is Miss B from Bugaboo, I was lucky enough to get her as a freebie but you can buy her here

I have coloured her with promarkers and added some glaze to her specs and GD to her bag, then mounted her onto metallic purple card. The DP is from forever friends, I have added a double border with my MS flower doily punch, finished off with a flower and some pearls.

Another much needed card for my stash.

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Video Boy

This is an image from mo manning called 'video boy' you can buy him here.

He's coloured with promarkers and sakura glaze pen for the wire and packet of crisps, I have mounted him onto green the cream card.

The Dp is from Papermania, I have added some cream corners and green card candi and the sentiment is from cuddly buddly.

I have followed the sketch for the challenge #6 over at cards for men


Computer Whizz

This card is for my friend Kay's son Lewis who is 14 soon.
The image is called Paul typing from Mo Manning and you can buy him here.

I have coloured him with promarkers and a little sakura glitter on the laptop, mounted him on to black card then cream card, I have added two eyelets and some raffia to this.
The DP is from Paper mania. I have used my x cut scallop and star punch for the borders and added some red card candi. The 14th sentiment is from TLC and the top one computer generated.

I am entering this card into the following challenges.
The crazy challenge #58 ~ eyelets or brads

Sassy Shopper

This card is for my friend Joan, it's for her Daughter-in-law. She loves to shop for fashion and makeup.

I can't remember where I got this image sorry. I have coloured her with promarkers and embellished with glamour dust and flowersoft, then mounted onto cream then teal card. The DP is from Papermania.
I have stamped the word border atthe bottom using an Elzybells stamp and attached a flower cut with a marianne die and added a fancy button to the centre.
The top sentiment is from ginger house and the other one is computer generated, finished off with a ribbon and bow and some aqua dew drops.

I am entering this card into the following challenge
House of Gilli ~ pastel and bling
Pink paper paradise ~ anything goes

Sunday, 13 March 2011

LOTV ~ Anniversary card

This is an Anniversary card requested by my friend Eunice.

I decided to use a LOTV stamp called 'times to treasure', you can buy the stamp here.

I have coloured in with promarkers and chalked blue around the image then cut out with my favourite nellie die, threaded some heart ribbon through the slots, then mounted onto a scallop square spellbinders die and put green pearls in each corner..
I have used my MS heart punch for the border across and stuck the ribbon to this and also added some green pearls. The DP is from Bo Bunny's, the pink sentiment strip is from pink petticoat, the other sentiments are computer generated.
I finished off using my new marianne flower die ILT, added some glitter and a spotty card candy to the centre.

I am entering this card into the following challenges.
LOTV challenge #87 ~ say it with flowers
Our daily bread challenge #52 ~ use leather or pearls ~ I'm using pearls
Sugar creek hollow challenge ~ Handmade flowers

Forever friends baby card

This is a nice simple card for my stash. We have a lot of pregnant ladies at work so I need to be prepared.

I have used a forever friends baby stamp and coloured in wirh promarkers and then glazed his sling, and glittered the heart.

The card is embossed with stars and swirls, I have added a blue gingham ribbon, added some blue card candy to the corners, a double button and charm. The top sentiment is an elzybells stamp and the bottom stamp I bought from ebay.

I am entering this into the following challenges

Forever friends challenge ~ monochrome
Crafty pad stamp designs challenge #112 ~ add buttons
Art impressions stamp challenge #7 ~ embossing either style
Crafty creations challenge #109 ~ baby blue

Saturday, 12 March 2011

Skateboarding

This card is a request from one of my friends Rita, it's for her Grandson Charlie.

He is into skateboarding so I chose 'Simon' from the fab Mo Manning, you can buy him here.

I have coloured him with promarkers, and a little glaze for his ear phones and the wire, I have used chalk for the sky.
The DP id from K & Co and this has been mounted on to green metallic card.
I have used my MS zigzag punch for the border, I have added some blue card candy to the corners.
The 13th sentiment is from TLC , the rest are from my stash and computer generated. I finished off with some twine and a button.

I am entering this card into the following challenges

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Zumba

This card is a request from a lady called Vicki.

I have colored her with promarkers and added some sakura glaze to her lips and a glitter pen for her earrings.

The Dp is from forever friends and this is mounted onto black card. The image is from karens doodles and she's called dance fever, she is mounted onto red card. The flower is cut with black and red foam with a hello kitty die, and I have added a brad to the centre and a bead and butterfly charm. The both sentiments are computer generated.

I hope Vicki likes it, fingers crossed.

I am entering this card into the following challenge
Simon says stamp challenge ~ Anything goes
The crazy challenge #57 ~ lovely ladies

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Wee Babbie Birthday card

I love doing baby cards, these wee babbies over at phindy's place are sooo cute I love them, this one is called hush a bye and you can buy her here.

She is colored with promarkers and wmbellished with glamour dust, then cut out with a nellie snellen circle die and mounted onto a scallop square with a flower in each corner. I have used my MS heart punch and added some embossed cream card. The circle sentiment is from pink gem designs and the top one is from pink petticoat, i have finished off with two dew drops.

I am entering this card into the following challenge.

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

16th Birthday

This card is also for my friend Joan for her Grandson Charlie.

The digi is from charmed cards and crafts, he's called Mikey and comes in a set, very good value for money.

I have coloured him with promarkers and used a black sakura glaze pen for his buttons, cut him out with a spellbinders die and mounted on to silver card. The DP is from my stash, I have cut two scallop borders with my xcutpunch, added some blue card candy and a button and love charm. The 16th sentiment is from TLC, the circle one is from cuddly buddly and the top one computer generated.

I am entering this card in to the following
Stamp with fun ~ monochrome blue
Paper playtime challenge ~ anything goes with a digi

Sports Car

This card is a request from my friend Joan, it's for her son who is mad about cars.

The digi image was a freebie and I can't remember where from. I have coloured with promarkers and sakura glitter and glaze pens, then cut out with a spellbinders die. I then cut some card from the bigger spellbinders die and added some black eyelets. The DP is from papermania, I have used my martha stewart zigzag and x cut scallop border punches and stamped happy birthday. The bottom sentiment is from TLC and the top one computer generated, I finished off with some red card candy.

I am entering this card into the following challenge

Monday, 7 March 2011

Golden Wedding Anniversary

This is another request from my friend Linda

The image is called cute love birds from Digi stamp boutique and you can buy it here

I have coloured with a mixture of promarkers and sakura glaze pens, then mounted onto some cream cards. The DP is from my stash and I have had it ages, I have double mounted this aswell and added some gorgeous gold coloured lace. The heart was cut using a marianne die and I stamped the sentiment with a LOTV stamp and added a rose to this and finished off with some large cream pearls and the sentiment at the bottom is computer generated.

I am entering this card into the following challenges.

Aly's sunday challenge ~ Anything goes
Annabelle stamps challenge ~ sayit with love
Stamp something challenge ~ march digi day
Crafty purple frog challenge ~ things with wings

Wild Rose Studio ~ Lady with Wine

This card is a request from one of my customers Linda.

The image is from Wild rose studios and I bought mine here.

I have decided to go with a black and white theme for a change. She is coloured with promarkers and her dress and shoes with a sakura black glitter pen and then cut out with a nellie snellen die. The DP is from scrapbooking mad. I have embossed some white card with a cuttlebug happy birthday folder added some lace and then matted this with some glitter black card, then attached my image with silver flower brads. I have added a corner embellishment with a marianne die, then cut a double border with my MS flower doily punch and added some black ribbon to this. I have handmade the flower with a variety of cutting dies and tissue paper, scrunched this up and then opened them up and stuck them together and added a fancy button in the centre. I am addicted to making these ever since I saw a post on Sue's blog. To finish I have added some large white pearls and the sentiments which are from TLC and computer generated.

I am entering this card into the following challenge.
Alphabet challenge ~ R is for Ribbons
Simply create challenge #38 ~ Power of flowers
Craft your days away challenge #15 ~ black and white

CRAFT YOUR DAYS AWAY top 3

Saturday, 5 March 2011

Stella ~ Bugaboo

This card is for a friend she is addicted to QVC. I have used a Stella image from Bugaboo and added QVC onto her computer screen. She is coloured with Promarkers and alittle glaze for the wheels and screen. The DP is from papermania, I have used a marianne border doily die to the side and added some pearls. The sentiment is from my stash and the other one computer generated.

I am entering this card into the following challenge

Catch the bug challenge ~ anything goes
Digis with attitude challenge #20 ~ anything goes

Friday, 4 March 2011

LOTV ~ Hangin Around

This is a card made for the new LOTV challenge sketch 86 ~ sketch by Bev.

He is called 'Hangin Around' and you can buy him here. He is coloured with promarkers and then cut out with a nellie snellen die and i chalked in some blue for the sky. The word Dp is from nitwits and the spot is from papermania. I have used a marianne border die, and added 3 red buttons and twine, The sentiment is from Nitwits.

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Nurse Margaret

Don't ya just love Bugaboo stamps. This is nurse Margaret and this card is for my Boss Lizzie's birthday. I work on the Intensive care unit at our local hospital and she is the senior sister on there, she'll love this.

I have coloured her with promarkers and a little glaze for the rubber gloves and glasses, then cut out with a nellie snellen die and threaded some ribbon through this and tied in a bow. The DP is from Papermania, I have done the borders with a marianne border die, and the flower is made with my new nellie snellen flower dies, the sentiment is from my stash and I added an aqua pearl. This card is perfect for the challenge at Simon says stamp ~ a no cook recipe ~ 1 image ~ 2 dp's and 3 embellishments.

I am entering this card into the following challenge
Simon says ~ no cook recipe challenge ~ 1 image..2 DP's..3 embellishments
Your next stamp challenge #37 ~ feeling Blue

Sweet Thing

Another cupcake card lol. This is a cute stamp from Penny Black called 'sweet thing'.
I have coloured her with promarkers and embellished with glamour dust and then cut out with a nellie snellen die and inked around the edge. The DP is from forever friends, I have used my MS zigzag punch for the border at the bottom and added the cupcake sentiment to this. I then threaded some white spot organza ribbon through the die holes and tied in a bow. I have gathered some lace to go behind the circle sentiment and finished off with some pearls and a dewdrop.

I am entering this card into the following challenge

Penny Black saturday challenge #140 ~ Pearls and Lace
Passion for Promarkers challenge #89 ~ theme ~ Sugar Rush
Scrap creations challenge ~ Kids
ABC challenge ~ P is for Pink

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Isabella Fairy Princess

This is Isabella fairy princess from the Digistamp Boutique, you can buy her here, these digi's are great value for money so pop on over and check them out.

She is coloured with promarkers and embellished with glamour dust, then mounted on to cream card. The DP is from Forever friends. I have used my Martha Stewart zigzag border punch to create a border at the top and added some hot pink pearls to this. I have used a heart corner punch to the bottom of the card. The sentiment is from Pink Gem designs, to this I have attached a pink heart and a fairy charm. To finish I added a pink flower and a dewdrop and some hot pink gems.

I am entering this card into the following challenge
Paper Playtime challenge #40 ~ anything goes
Card creations and more So saturday challenge #4 ~ anything that sparkles


Victoria case ~ Heidi



This is a request from Bill for his Grandson's birthday.

This little lady has been really popular with my customers so I think we'll be seeing a bit more of her.

I have coloured her in a blue theme this time with Promarkers and a little glaze on her lips and hairband. I haven't used any DP this time, she is mounted onto blue mirror card and light blue card. I have used my MS zigzag punch for the border and attached this to some blue mirror card with silver brads.The 'cheers' sentiment is from a flippin men set, and the circle sentiment is computer generated. I have finished off with some blue card candy.

I am entering this card in to the following challenge.
Paper playtime challenge #40 ~ anything goes

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Wild rose studio ~ Lady with shopping



This card is a request from Bill for his friend.

I have used a stamp from Wild rose studio called 'Lady with shopping' you can buy her here.

I have coloured her with promarkers and embellished with glamour dust, then cut out with a nellie snellen die. I decided to put a flower on her hat instead of colouring the one already there. The DP is from daisy & dandelion, I have used my MS scallop punch on some cream card and attached some seam binding to this threading it through the holes. I have made the pink flower myself with tissue paper and added a brad in the centre as I don't have any pom poms, I got the idea from the lovely Sue's blog , you can have a look here, she is amazing and her blog is full of fab idea's.I have finished off with 2 flower buttons and a sentiment from cuddly buddly.

I am entering this card into the following challenge
Craft your passion challenge #47 ~ girly girl
ooh la la creations ~ pink, pink and more pink
Allsorts challenge week 92 ~ make your own flowers

Martini Nikki



This is Martini Nikki from lady bug crafts ink. I have coloured her with promarkers and added some glamour dust to her top and some glaze here and there, then cut out with a nellie snellen die. The DP is from daisy & dandelion, I have used my MS scallop punch and added some roses to this, The ribbon is seam binding from the ribbon girl, I added some pearls to finish and the sentiment is computer generated.

I am entering this card into the following challenge
Totally lady bug tuesday challenge #17 ~ stitching faux or real ~ mine are faux and on the DP

Little Hunter ~ Wee Babbie



I love this wee babbie from phindys place, he's called Hunter and you can buy him here. I have coloured him with promarkers and glazed the worms and flowerpot and used prisma pencils for the grass, and chalk for the sky. I then mounted on to cream , then blue card and added a star border. I have followed the sketch for phindys challenge this week. The DP is from nana's nursery, the 'little man' border I bought from nitwits, I have used my MS heart border punch added some blue card candy and the sentiment is from my stash.

I am entering this card into Phindys place challenge #43 ~ sketchtime
I did it creations challenge #43 ~ punches or dies
Die cut dreams challenge #84 ~ spring garden scene

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