Wednesday, September 26, 2012

White Challenge

I am entering this project for the challenge at ....
The Shabby Tea Room
http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2012/09/week-133-white-challenge.html
with this photo inspiration.....


USING WHITE PLUS ONLY ONE ADDITIONAL COLOR (you are welcome to include additional neutrals such as cream, kraft, brown, black)!
Here is my take on this challenge...



























Paper: Textured cardstock and K&Co
Ribbon from my stash
Bird and "doilie": Spellbinders
Butterflies: Marta Stewart
Flowers and leaves: Wild Orchid Crafts
Pearls: Colorstories
Brad: Bobunny
Base of the cage was done with a stencil (glimmer screen) and Ink.
Pattern: "Caged" My Time Made Easy

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Kiss the Cook

I am entering this card for 2 challenges...
Cute Card Thursday
http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-235-different-shape.html
&
Wild Orchid Challenge
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-59autumn-colours.html
Here is my take on these challenges.....


















 
Paper: Colormates & K&Co
Ribbon, buttons from my stash
Baker's Twine: DCWV
Utensils: Enmarc
"Kiss the Cook": Bobunny stamp
Flowers: Wold Orchid Crafts
Pearls: Prima
Pattern for Apron: Cutting Cafe


Friday, September 21, 2012

"Pretty Party"

I am entering this card for 2 challenges...
The Shabby Tea Room
http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2012/09/week-132-pretty-party.html
with this photo inspiration.....


&
Mojo Monday - The Blog
http://mojomonday.blogspot.com/2012/09/mojo-monday-259.html
with this sketch....

Here is my take on these challenges....


Paper: Colormates and DCWV
Doilie, rhinestones and flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
White & Green borders: Bazzill Basics
Ribbon: Making Memories
Leaves: Martha Stewart Punch

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Cocktail card

I am entering this card for a challenge over at ....

http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-178.html
with this photo inspiration...

It made me think of an idyllic holiday on a tropical island......and they look so yummy!!!!
Here is my take on this challenge....


My daughter is getting married on the 13.10.2012 and we booked them at a Resort called
"Suntide" for their honeymoon. It is on the Kwazulu Natal South Coast in South Africa. I have made a small pocket insert in the card and put their reservation papers inside as well as a message for them on the pocket!
Paper: Colormates  and K&Co
Sentiment, die-cuts and dimensional sticker from K&Co

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Sleigh Ride

I am entering this project for 3 challenges.....
Wild Orchid Challenge
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-58layer-it-up.ht
&
Cute Card Thursday
http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-234-christmas-in-september.html
&
Lili's Little Fairies
http://liliofthevalleythursdaychallenge.blogspot.com/2012/09/embellishment-bingo-challenge.html
with the following bingo card.....

bingo-embellies
Here is my take on these challenges...........


GLITTER-BUTTONS-RIBBON
Paper: Colormates, Imaginisce & Basic Grey
Pattern for the Sleigh: My Time Made Easy
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Bear picture: Lili of the Valley
Buttons: Buttons Galore
Pom-pom, ribbon, bells and glitter from my stash
White liquid chalk


Vintage postcard Card

I am entering this card for 2 challenges...
Wild Orchid Challenge
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-58layer-it-up.html
&

http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-177.html
with this photo inspiration.....


Here is my take on this challenge......


Paper: Colormates and Kaisercraft
Vintage Post Card of a Soap Ad: Internet
Flowers: Flora doodles and Wild Orchid Crafts
Pearl embellishment: Zva Creations
Leaves: Martha Steward Punch

A HUGE Giveaway


Check this out on www.simplyinger.blogspot.com
It is AWESOME.....

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Creative Candy

I am entering this 2 pillows I made for 2 challenges......
The Shabby Tea Room
http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2012/09/week-131-creative-candy.html
with this photo inspiration.....


COLORS IN THE PHOTO PLUS INCLUDE LACE, FABRIC AND A BUTTON!
&
Cupcake Craft Challenges
http://cupcakecraftchallenges.blogspot.com/2012/09/cupcake-209-in-stitches.html

Here is my take on these challenges.......taken literally in stitches.....























Fabric: Chelsea Harbour, Shabby Fabrics.com
Ribbon: Making Memories
Lace and Buttons: Local fabric store
White crochet flower: BoBunny
Pink crochet flower: Local Scrapbook store

Creative Candy

I am entering this "picture" for 3 challenges...
Cupcake Craft Challenges
http://cupcakecraftchallenges.blogspot.com/2012/09/cupcake-209-in-stitches.html
&
Wild Orchid Challenge
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-58layer-it-up.html
&
The Shabby Tea Room
http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2012/09/week-131-creative-candy.html
with this photo inspiration...


 COLORS IN THE PHOTO PLUS INCLUDE LACE, FABRIC AND A BUTTON!

Here is my take on these challenges.......

Paper: Pink Paislee, Nostalgia & Colormates
Vintage Image from the Internet
Coats Spool cut from the Nostalgia paper
Button: Making Memories
Fabric flower: Sugar Pink Boutique
Lace flower was made from a scrap (10cm) piece of lace I gathered with cotton
Roses and pearl brad from Wild Orchid Crafts
Leaves: Martha Steward Punch
Dress-form: Spellbinders
Faux stitching done with a dressmakers wheel and a fine point pen
 
I am adding a but of extra "Eye Candy" as I promised before.....I am finally finished with my Guest bedroom and here is a peek inside.....