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Friday 29 January 2010

creative craft challenge blog

Just to let you all know we will be up and running again very soon im hoping to get our new challenge up and running tuesday, so keep a check over at creative craft challenges, there will be a nice little prize for the lucky winner, and also have a new DT member................maxine,
check out maxines blog here.


Tuesday 26 January 2010

papertake weekly sketch 33 - my first GDT card

I was asked to be a GDT for PTW its a 4 week post and i was delighted to do it, this is my first challenge card and its a sketch,

there is a fab prize of $25 from simon says stamp for one lucky winner,

To make this card i used;

  • collossal papermania papers
  • martha staust scallop embossed punch
  • greetin farm stamp
  • coloured with beloved promarkers
  • card candy from craftwork cards
  • fabric flowers
  • dovecraft gem brads
  • white sakura pen
  • purple holograhic card
  • assorted gems from ebay
  • sentiment from local craft show
  • ribbon punch from woodware
  • ribbon from a trimmie swap

I hope you like my card i had loads of fun making it, its a 6x6 in easel card.


Wednesday 20 January 2010

pretty pink papertake

This card has been made for this weeks PTW challenge which is as it says pretty and pink, here is the card i made for my friend who had just had her first child last night (congrats leigh-ann) as you can guess it was a girl lol,

To make this card i used the following stash;
  • pink card stock
  • corrugated with my hand held little corrugating thingy lol (sorry no idea what this thing is called lol)
  • pink glitter rub on flower
  • nestie scallop circles
  • large gems
  • cuttlebug die cut an emboss set
  • pale yellow glitter card

I am actually going to add the babies name and weight to this card at a later date, hope she will like it as this was a hard sketch to follow.


4 challenges in one

Here is a card ive just made and it fits 4 challenges which are;
  1. creative card crew - punch it
  2. spoonful of sugar - lots of layers
  3. sketch saturday - the sketch
  4. passion for promarkers - any colours but girly

i hope you like my attemp at all these challenges.

To make this card i used the following bits and pieces;

  • papermania amethyst collection
  • stamping up papers
  • gorjuss girlz sitting stamp
  • promarkers for colouring
  • silver glamour dust
  • sakura pens
  • daisy punched flowers
  • woodware buttond
  • hobbycraft pigment ink
  • green and purple card stock
  • corner punch
  • 5x5 card blank

Monday 18 January 2010

papertake weekly meets one stop craft

Ive followed 2 challenges to make this card, the lighting was really bad when i took the photo im sorry about that,
the challenges are;
  1. one stop craft challenge - fancy edges or corners
  2. papertake weekly - sketch

i quite liked this one, and as i havent gone with on of my beloved stamps its a bit out of the norm for me lol.

to make this card i used;

  • papermania amethyst collection
  • purple gems
  • martha stewart embossed scallop punch
  • dufex stickers matted onto purple and silver holographic card
  • computer generated sentiment
  • white ribbon
  • sakura pen
  • white flower brads


CCT pink and grey combo

For this weeks challenge over at cute card thursday i decided to make a note book, i know its quite plain but i quite liked the papers and didnt want to make the front too busy, hope you like it, i really enjoy having a go at notebooks,

Saturday 16 January 2010

CPS 149 part 4

here is my take on this weeks sketch over at cps, i have recycled bits from old shop bought cards and added a few things from my own stash, i hope that is ok? my motto is waste not want not lol.


Friday 15 January 2010

some photos to make you smile :-)

I just had to share this with you, i bought these too t shirts of skeggy market but thought they were adorable, alex my 4 year old thinks its great to wear same tshirt as his baby bro, his says big brother and kyles says little adorable lol they will hate me when they are older lol,
also here is a picture of my eldest trying to make his first snowman remember he is only 4 bless him,and finally thier preschool photo which made me cry when i saw it.
well there you go did i make you smile lol


charisma,s anything new challenge

ive been on a bit of a roll lately and managed 2 or 3 cards this week, which is really good for me as i struggle for crafting time, this card i made at our local craft group and this stock came in a goody bag so is new lol,
i sat for what seemed like hours to try get some ispiration for this card and here is the end project hope you like it? im entering it into charismas challenge,
To make this card i used ;
  • sakura pen for doodling
  • corrugated card
  • ribbon
  • backing papers provided by good friend so not sure where they are from sorry
  • gold coloured gems
  • peel off sentiment
  • gold coloured brads

and thats it.... have a lovely dat guys xxx


mojo monday challenge 121

This is my take on the sketch over at mojo, ive not used this image for a while so thought i better give it some air, ive made this for a family birthday,
To make this card ive used;
  • stamping up backing papers
  • daisy and dandelion image
  • die cut sentiment from nec
  • lace ribbon from pear tree yard
  • paper flowers from local craft shop
  • button from MME collection
  • sakura for doodling

this card is very pink and feminine i quite like the simplicity of it, hope you like it.


Wednesday 13 January 2010

a card for 3 challenges

This card is for my mum, ive netered it into 3 challenges;
  1. a spoonful of sugar - a recipe
  2. totally gorgeous - a sketch
  3. cute card thursday - all new.....(the papermania stuff is all new so is the stamp)

to make this card i used the following gorgeous stuff ...the new papermania capsule collection in sunshine which includes,

  • papermania polka dot buttons
  • papermania paper petals
  • papermania backing papers
  • papermania ribbon
  • orange souffle sakura pen
  • image is called no pain no gain, from craft fairy i think
  • nestie scallop circle in white card and orange mulberry paper
  • promarkers for colouring
  • sentiment of pc

what do you think???........i think she is gorgeous lol


Wednesday 6 January 2010

colour creat challenge 35

Here is my colour create challenge card which is called lemon and lime, now the picture for this isnt great i just coulodnt get the light right as its naturally very dull outside here today, the inner part of the card is covered with lime (green) paper and the ribbon has some green thread in it,
to make this i used the following;
  • K an co backing papers from the daisy range
  • fabric flowers in pale shades of yellow
  • dovecraft gem brad
  • woodware button
  • computer generated greetin
  • ribbon from craft central
  • scallop nestie oval in pale yellow glitter card
  • pale green paper for layering on front of the card

hope this is deemed suitable for the challenge lol


a card for 2 challenges and first for 2010

It was my friends birthday a few days ago so i had to make a card for her,i am strugggling a little at the moment with mojo and time so im quite surprised that i like this one,
I made this for 2 challenges too which are;
  1. ABC- l is for layering
  2. 365 cards - metal mania

to make this card i used:

  • image recieved from a friend but think it may be a greeting farm one
  • dcwv all dressed up matt stack
  • pink rik rak
  • pink paper flowers
  • black pearl gems
  • promarkers to colour image
  • metal butterfly charm on some illuminous string from nec
  • ek success punch
  • cuttlebug embossing folder, not sure of name sorry
  • sakura pink souffle pen for doodling

And thats it, hope she liked it...

also want to wish everyone a fantastic and crafty 2010, may all your dreams come true, xxxx