Monday, September 30, 2013

Pumpkin Gift Box

I am entering this project for 3 challenges...
Wild Orchid Crafts
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/09/challenge-86inspired-by-autumn.html
The Shabby Tea Room
http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/09/week-186-oh-my-pumpkin.html
with this photo inspiration..

Cupcake Inspirations
http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/09/challenge-230.html
with this photo inspiration...


Here is my take on these challenges....



























Paper: Colormates, K&Co and Striped vellum
All patterns for pumpkin Gift Bag, Pumpkins, fairy and Mushroom from Silhouette America
Ink: Colorbox
Flowers and Pearls: Wild Orchid Crafts
Brads: Basic Grey
Twine: We are Memory Keepers
Burlap from my stash

Friday, September 27, 2013

Cupcakes by Karien

Here is more Cupcakes I have made......
The Inspiration for these cupcakes were from
http://cupcakedlights.blogspot.com/
Zalita's cupcakes, please visit her blog. She makes edible art!!!!




























Madeira cupcakes and butter icing
Ready to roll fondant and Pearls from Nicoletta
http://www.nicoletta.co.za/
Mushrooms, worms, ladybugs and snails handmade
Flowers and butterfly cut with cutters
Edible glitter
Centre of purple flowers made in a flower mould

Inspired by Fall

I am entering this card for 3 challenges....
Wild Orchid Challenge
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/09/challenge-86inspired-by-autumn.html
Crafty Little Fairies
http://liliofthevalleythursdaychallenge.blogspot.com/2013/09/autumn-colours.html
Cupcake Inspirations
http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/09/challenge-229.html
with this photo inspiration...


Here is my take on these challenges...






















Paper: DCWV and K&Co
Circle Image and Butterfly: K&Co
Spellbinders: Small scalloped circles and Nested Lacey Pennants
Flowers and Pearls: Wild Orchid Crafts
Bling: Bobunny

Here is some cupcakes I have made with my own interpretation of woodland critters....hope you enjoy!!!!


Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Cupcakes

Today I want to share cupcakes I have made.......









 
 
Madeira Cupcakes decorated with butter icing
Pink Gel food colouring
The flowers are made from Nicoletta's ready to roll fondant available in Pink and Black......it is fabulous to work with
The black rose is made with a rose mould as well as the centres of large pink flowers the rest has been made using cutters
White soft pearls from Nicoletta
Pink edible glitter
 
The beautiful box from In Good Company
 

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Best Wishes

I am entering this card for 3 challenges.....

Charisma Cardz
http://charismacardz.blogspot.com/2013/09/challenge-37-favourite-colour-combo.html
Divas by Design
http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/09/anything-goes.html
Let's Scrap
http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/91813?context=latest

 91813

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

























Paper: DCWV, Opal white paper and Maja Designs
Doily: Trim Craft
Spellbinders: Cage, bird and "Sentiment"
Pearls and flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Image: ?????
Gold Ink and Just Rite Stamps
"Sentiment": Wild Rose Studio
Archival Ink





Monday, September 23, 2013

Apple-shape gift box

I am entering this Apple-shape gift box for 5 challenges...
1. The Shabby Tea Room
http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/09/week-185-splendor-of-fall.html
with this photo inspiration...


2. Charisma Cardz
http://charismacardz.blogspot.com/2013/09/challenge-37-favourite-colour-combo.html
3. Divas by Design
http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/09/anything-goes.html
4. Sugar Creek Hollow
http://sugarcreekhollow.blogspot.com/2013/09/70-fall-is-in-air.html
5. Creative Craft Challenges 2
http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.com/2013/09/challenge-19-use-ribbon.html

Here is my take on these challenges...
























Apple-gift box pattern: Silhouette
Paper: Textured Cardstock
Stencil and white ink for the sides of the box
Bazzill ready cut borders
Ribbon: The Ribbon Girl
Big white flower from my stash
Yellow sparkler: Webster's Pages
Pearls and small white flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Cinnamon Stick

Sunday, September 22, 2013

The Ribbon Girl Giveaway

A fabulous vintage style brooch and trim giveaway ..... and some gorgeous inspiration ...

What would you make with this?


A gorgeous vintage style giveway for you today!!

'Princess' faux pearl and diamante vintage style brooch
A bunch of 10 Wild Orchid cream open roses
1 metre of ivory 3mm x 5mm oat shape pearl bead string
1 metre of 15mm cream satin ribbon
1 metre of 'Josephine' ivory vintage style fine cotton lace

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is to leave us a comment and tell us how you would use this beautiful collection of goodies and leave a link to our store on your blog - the winner will be chosen on Saturday 28th September

Sunday, September 15, 2013

The Wedding Dress Card

I am entering this card for a challenge over at...
Divas by Design
http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/09/weddings-anniversaries.html
Here is my take on this challenge...

























Paper: Pearlised Paper
Ribbon and flower from my stash
Pearl Brad and Pearls: Wild orchid Crafts
Patter for card: Silhouette America and cut with Silhouette

Monday, September 2, 2013

Home Tweet Home

Today I am privileged to be Guest Designer at the Shabby Tea Room........

The Shabby Tea Room
http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/09/week-182-sweet-summertime.html
with this photo inspiration....



Cute Card Thursday
http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2013/08/challenge-284-things-with-wings.html
Creative Craft Challenges2
http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.com/2013/08/challenge-17-not-square.html

Here is my take on these challenges...























Paper: Maja Designs
Ribbon and Pearls: The Ribbon Girl
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Martha Stewart Punches
Spellbinders: Foliage and Bird
Cottage Cutz die
Doily: Trimcraft
Pattern for Bird House: Silhouette America

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Teapot Card

I am entering this card for 4 challenges...
Divas by Design
http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/08/lovely-lace.html
Creative Craft Challenges2
http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.com/2013/08/challenge-17-not-square.html
The Shabby Tea Room
http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/08/week-181-tea-party-picnic.html
with this photo inspiration...



Cupcake inspirations
http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/09/challenge-226.html
with this photo inspiration....



Here is my take on these challenges...






























Paper: Maja Designs and Textured Cardstock
Sparkler: Webster's Pages
Pearls: The Ribbon Girl
Flower: ?????
Ribbon and lace: Wild Orchid Crafts
Spellbinders: Foliage
Pink Bow: Fimo Clay and Martha Stewart clay moulds
Twine and velvet ribbon from my stash
Pattern for Teapot Card and Tag: Silhouette America
Stamps: Just Rite and Basic Grey