Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Pink Heart Shape Box

I am entering this "project" for  3 challenges....
1.  Wild Orchid Challenge
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-69anything-goes.html
2.  Sugar Hollow Creek
http://sugarcreekhollow.blogspot.com/2013/01/46-lots-of-layers.html
3.  In the Pink
http://inthepinkchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/challenge-12-distressed-also-meet-our.html

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



















Paper: Colormates and Fabscraps
Pom-poms and ribbon: The Ribbon Girl
Paris Image: Etsy Shop
Flowers and doilie: Wild Orchid Crafts
Pearls: Zva Creations
Leaves: Martha Stewardt Punches
Distressing done with white craft paint on the top of the flowers and the outside scallops of the lid
The little clay-heart I made using air-drying clay, heart cookie-cutter and a Just Rite Stamper to get the embossed effect...........left to dry and painted with white craft paint.
The Pattern for the heart box is from: My Time Made Easy

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Wishing you a Magical Birthday

I am entering this card for 4 challenges..
1. Cute Card Thursday
http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-253-out-of-this-world.html
2. Cupcake Craft Challenge
http://cupcakecraftchallenges.blogspot.com/2013/01/cupcake-226-make-scene.html
3.Lili's Little Fairies
http://liliofthevalleythursdaychallenge.blogspot.com/2013/01/anything-goes.html
4.Creative Craft Challenge
http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-2-bling-it-up.html

Here is my take on these challenges...





















Paper: Textured Cardstock, Colormates and Bobunny
Ink: Color Box Inks
Cutting dies: Tim Holtz-Sizzix, Spellbinder and Cuttlebug
Bling: K&Co and Bobunny
Stamps: Lili of the Valley (Mermaid and Sentiment)
Wave border at the bottom: K&Co
Ribbon, glitter, liquid pearls from my stash
Colouring done with Spectrum Noir Pens
Let's Scrap Sletch used: 2-13-12
http://letsscrap.ning.com/

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Barefoot & Bliss

Let's Scrap Sketch Challenge for  1-23-13
http://letsscrap.ning.com/
with this sketch...

Here is my take on this sketch.....

























Pictures taken at Winkelspruit October 2012 (Honeymoon)
Paper: Bobunny and Textured Cardstock
Embelishments: Bobunny and K&Co
Title: Giraffe Stencil and hand-cut and Lifestyle Crafts-High Rise die
Yellow Dymo-tape

Friday, January 25, 2013

Just Pretty

I am entering this card for 4 challenges....
1. Creative Craft Challenge
http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-2-bling-it-up.html
2. The Shabby Tea Room
http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/01/week-150-just-pretty.html
with this lovely photo inspiration...

3. Mojo Monday
http://mojomonday.blogspot.com/2013/01/mojo-monday-277.html












4.  Sugar Creek Hollow
http://sugarcreekhollow.blogspot.com/2013/01/45-tic-tac-toe.html


Bling-Lace-Sewing
Here is my take on these challenges...
















Paper: Colormates, Creative Imaginations and K&Co
Bazzill Border
Lace, flower, and Bling: Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon from my stash
Butterflies and leaves: Martha Stewardt Punches
Pictures: Olga Kourniakti (Etsy)
Stamp: Just Rite Stamps
Pin: Making Memories
Ink: Ranger Archival Ink

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Friendship never melts away

I am entering this card for 3 challenges...
1. Sugar Creek Hollow
http://sugarcreekhollow.blogspot.com/2013/01/45-tic-tac-toe.html
with this tic-tac-toe...

Sewing-distressing-die-cut (fake sewing, lots of ink and die-cut snowflakes)
2. Charisma Cardz
http://charismacardz.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-2-punch-it.html
3. Cupcake Inspirations
http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-194.html
with this inspiration photo..

Here is my take on these challenges...

























Paper: Bobunny, Colormates and Textured cardstock
"Shoelaces" pom-pom trim, snowflake confetti, charm and wool from my stash
Pearls: Bobunny
Spellbinders: Create a flake
CM 1" and 1and a half inch circle punces
Distressing done with Colorbox Inks (white and brown)
Cute snowman from www.simplyinger.blogspot.com
"Sentiment stamp" made using Microsoft Office Powerpoint and Wordart and colourprinted on a HP printer.
Fake sewing done with a white gel pen.
Ice-skate: Picture from a colouring book, reduced the size with a scanner and made a paper piecing pattern.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Cutesy Cover

I am entering this cute little box for 3 challenges...
1. Wild Orchid Challenge
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-67-coming-up-roses.html
2. Sugar Creek Hollow
http://sugarcreekhollow.blogspot.com/2013/01/45-tic-tac-toe.html
with tic-tac-toe

I have done....Lace-ribbon-pearls
3. In the Pink
http://inthepinkchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/challenge-11-luscious-lace.html
Here is my take on these challenges....





























Paper: Textured cardstock and Webster's Pages
Pearls, ribbon, lace and flowers: Wild Orchid Creafts
Wired Bird cage:Poppystamps Inc
Leaves: Foliage Two Spellbinders and Martha Stewardt Punch
Bird: Spellbinders
Ink: Colorbox Inks
Cream ribbon from my stash
Notelets and tags: Lilac-'n-lavender blogspot (printed it on plain white cardstock)
Cutesy cover: My Time Made Easy

Friday, January 18, 2013

Diamonds are forever




I am entering this card for 2 challenges...
Cute Card Thursday
http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-252-diamonds-are-forever.html
& Let's Scrap Weekly challenge 1-16-13
http://letsscrap.ning.com/
wit this sketch....


Here is my take on these challenges....























Paper: Textured Cardstock and Bobunny
Chipboard stickers: Bobunny
Bling: Bobunny
Flowers from my stash
Brad: Bobunny
Spellbinders: Classic oval and scalloped oval

Just a note

I am entering this card for 3 challenges...
The Shabby Tea Room
http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/01/week-149-antique-roses.html
with this beautiful photo inspiration...

Wild Orchid Crafts
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-67-coming-up-roses.html
Charisma Cardz
http://charismacardz.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-2-punch-it.html
Here is my take on these challenges...






































Paper: Colormates and K&Co
Spellbinders: Oval frames, scalloped circle and leaves
Punches: Martha Stewardt Butterfly Punch and CM Circle Punch
Roses and pearls: Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon and lace from my stash
Staples: MM
Image sourced from the internet
Stamp: Just Rite Stamps

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Roses Bag

I am entering this little gift bag for 3  challenges....
Cupcake Craft Challenge
http://cupcakecraftchallenges.blogspot.com/2013/01/cupcake-225-anything-but-card.html
In the Pink
http://www.inthepinkchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/challenge-11-luscious-lace.html
The Shabby Tea Room
http://theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/01/week-149-antique-roses.html
with this beautiful photo inspiration...

Here is my take on this challenge...






































Paper: Fabscraps
Lace, pink rose and pearl string: Wild Orchid Crafts
Green satin leaves: Sugar Pink Boutique
Ribbon, beads, cream rose, pink ribbon rose from my stash
Cream wire: Scrap-a-doodles
Blue pearls: Zva Creations
Spellbinders: Foliage die
Pattern for the handbag sourced from internet.
Bakers Twine: DCWV
Brads: Basic Grey

Sunday, January 13, 2013

The Pines




I am entering this Lo for a challenge over at Let's Scrap
http://letsscrap.ning.com/
with this sketch...

Here is my take on this sketch...























Paper: KandCo and Textured cardstock
Spellbinders: Fleur-de-Lis, Accent frames, Pine Trees, Butterflies and Fancy label
Butterfly punch: Martha Stewardt
Bling and Ribbon from my stash
White Butterfly and Serviette: The Factory Plaza
Roses: Wild Orchid Crafts
The Purple Butterfly on the right page was the party favour box that held the Nougat as gifts for the wedding guests the Thank You circle was punched with a CM circle punch.
The fancy square was the place name cards for the tables and the bottom picture was the champagne bottle labels.
The frame with the No: 2 was the table numbers.
The envelope with the BIG Butterflies was the wedding invitations, and the white and silver paper was the serviettes on the table.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

My Friend

I am entering this card for 4 challenges...
Cute Card Thursday
http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-251-beat-blues.html
Cupcake Craft Challenges
http://cupcakecraftchallenges.blogspot.com/2013/01/cupcake-224-january-blues.html
The Shabby Tea Room
http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/01/week-148-elegance.html
with this photo inspiration...


















Mojo Monday
http://mojomonday.blogspot.com/2013/01/mojo-monday-275-contest.html
with this sketch...


















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










































Paper: Textured Cardstock and K&Co
Pins, ribbon, pearls from my stash
Blue ribbon and lace: Wild Orchid Crafts
Flower: Prima
Spellbinder die: Antique frame
Vintage images: sourced from internet
Sentiment: Just Rite Stampers
Ink: Ranger Archival Ink

Monday, January 7, 2013

Happy 21st Birthday

I am entering this card for 2 challenges...
Wild Orchid Challenge
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/2012/12/challenge-66-anything-goes.html
and
Cupcake Inspirations
http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/01/challenge-192.html
with this photo/colour inspiration.....

Here is my take on these challenges...
























Paper: Textured cardstock and Gold Glitter paper
Paisley Pattern stamp: ?????
Sentiment stamp: Lili of the Valley
Spellbinders: Fleur de lis accents and Foliage Two
Silwer and Gold Ink: Pretty Colour
Gold Gems: KandCo
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon and charms from my stash
Pattern for the card: The Cutting Cafe