Sunday, 11 November 2018

Christmas Card Club Challenge #23 Christmas Decoration / Gifts

Hi Crafters,

This weeks challenge was chosen by Rita and here are the two cards that I've created.

Silver and green mirri card used on this one with a Marianne Designs Bauble die and Sue Wilson embossing folder.

Gold Glitter card, another Sue Wilson embossing Folder and a Find It Media Bauble Die.

Challenges I'd like to enter:
Incy Wincy Designs - Christmas
Creative Moments - #156 ATG / Use as much white as possible
Crafty Catz - #437 Getting Ready For Christmas
CHNC on Saturday - #411 ATG Christmas
613 Avenue Create - #215 ATG  / Christmas/ Winter

If you'd like to take a look at the other ladies creations in the team their links are in the tab at the top of my blog.
Thanks for joining me today, I'm off to watch the Remembrance Service on tv so tissues at the ready.


Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Passion For Promarkers Challenge #469 - Autumn or Autumn Colours

Hi Crafters,

There are so many Autumn leaves in my garden at the moment it's definitely time to get out there and start clearing them. Autumn has certainly arrived and the colours are gorgeous.
This week at Passion For Promarkers our theme is Autumn or Autumn Colours and so I have used this lovely image called Autumn Breeze from our sponsor at The Paper Shelter.

Image - Autumn Breeze - The Paper Shelter
Coloured with Promarkers
Go Kreate Die for frame
Tonic Studios Scalloped Square Die
Spellbinders Assorted Leaves Die -
inked with Distress Inks
Papers - First Edition 'Dessert Blooms' 8 x 8 pad
LOTV Sentiment Stamp
Recollections Leaf Brads

Challenges I'd like to enter:
Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends - #93 ATG
Crafting From The Heart - #227 ATG
Crafty Creations - #377 ATG
Cute Card Thursday - #554 ATG
As You Like It - Favourite Halloween/Autumn Colours
(I love the warm tones of Autumn colours, the browns, reds, oranges and mustard colours. They all seem to compliment each other and whatever project I'm creating I always seem to favour these tones.)
Crafty Catz - #436  ATG + Add a Sentiment
Crafty Friends - #96 Two or More Patterned Papers
Allsorts Challenge - #492 Pretty Papers
Love To Craft - #28 November ATG
A Bit More Time To Craft - #79 ATG

There are a few simple rules to follow for our challenge, you must use your Winsor Newton Markers somewhere on your project, tell us in your post where you have used them and follow the theme.
I look forward to seeing all your entries and wish you luck as the winner will receive 3 digital images of their choice from...
The Paper Shelter

The Paper Shelter

Pop over to the challenge blog here for more inspiration and a comprehensive set of rules.

Thanks for joining me today.


Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Christmas Card Club Challenge #22 Winter Wonderland

Hi Crafters,

I'm a day or two late posting my card for the Christmas Card Club, so I'm sending my apologies to the group but better late than never as the saying goes :o)
Here's my contribution...

The image is printed from a CD Rom I believe but for the life of me I can't locate which one and it was in a folder of things that I'd printed last year and never used - note to self...write on the back of printed items where they came from!
I then used an MFT scalloped, wavy border die to create the snowy foreground and some Lea'bilities Fir Tree Dies to match in with the trees in the picture and bring it all together. The sentiment die is made by Apple Blossom.

Please take a peek at the other ladies creations in the group their links are below:


Thanks for popping in today and hope to see you again soon.


Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Passion For Promarkers Challenge #467 - Halloween Colours

Hi Crafters,

Today marks the start of new challenge at Passion For Promarkers and this week we'd like to see your projects using...


Any project, a card, scrapbook page, 3D piece, tag etc but you must use your Windor Newton markers (Pro, flex, brush, aqua, tria or metallic markers) and tell us in your post where on your project you have used them.

I have coloured this fabulous Bugaboo Stamps image called 'Halloween Poem' with my Promarkers and used a Sizzix Mini Cabinet die for the tomb stone label. I inked the edges with Hickory Smoke Distress Ink but with the glare of the lights it's not showing up very well here. The cobweb is a Cottage Cutz die which I attached with a green eyelet and tied the top of the treat bag with Halloween coloured twine through the eyelet.

Challenges I'd like to enter:
Unicorn Challenge - #37 Autumn / Halloween
Brown Sugar - #283 Halloween / Autumn
Sweet Stampers - #25 Autumn / Halloween
Not Just Cards - #60 ATG
Try It on Tuesday - Trick or Treat - It's Halloween

Our sponsor this time is
They are offering 3 digital images to the lucky winner.

Thanks for popping by today, take a look at the challenge blog here for more inspiration and I'll see you again soon.


Sunday, 14 October 2018

Christmas Card Club Challenge #21 - Christmas in Mono Colours

Hi Crafters,

 Well I'm told it's just over 10 weeks until Christmas so here is another Christmas card for your inspiration :)
It was Kate's turn to choose our theme and she has given us


Here is my card using shades of blue with white accents. The papers are a digital download, Banner and snowflake frame die are a magazine freebie and the 'wife' stamp and die cut are from Clearly Besotted Stamps.

Challenges I'd like to enter:
CHNC Every Saturday - #407 ATG Christmas
Allsorts Challenge - #489 Christmas
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - #486 Christmas

Have a great Sunday!


Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Passion For Promarker Challenge #465 - Animals

Hi Crafters,

Here's a little festive card for today's 'Animal' challenge at Passion For Promarkers.

I've used a little artistic licence to include birds in the 'animal' category ;o)

Image - Christmas Robins by All Dressed Up
Coloured with Promarkers
Spellbinders Ornament Die
MFT Stitched Rectangle Die
Gemini Embossing Folder
Marianne Designs Fir Branch
Red Pearls from stash
Design Paper - Santa's Workshop Pad

Challenges I'd like to enter:
I Love Promarkers - #369 Use 3 of a Kind (Pearls)
Cute Card Thursday - #550 ATG
Crafty Friends - #94 Use more than one die
CHNC on Saturday - #406 ATG Christmas
A Bit More Time To Craft - #77 ATG
All Dressed Up Challenge - #85 ATG

Our sponsor this week is...
All Dressed Up stamps
...they are offering 2 digi images to the lucky winner.
A few simple rules and you're in with a chance at this great prize, just use your Winsor Newton Markers on a new project, tell us in your post how you have used them and follow our theme this week of 'Animals'.

Have fun!


Sunday, 30 September 2018

Christmas Card Club Challenge #20 - Turkeys, Camels or Sheep!

Hi Crafters,

It's time to share my Christmas Card Club project and this week Rachel has given us an interesting challenge this time of...


As I don't own any turkey or sheep stamps I went with Camels!

I have created four cards this time, very clean and simple designs just using an embossing folder for the frame, inking through a circle aperture with Distress Inks and stamping this lovely three wise men and camel stamp from Woodware called Nativity Silhouette. The sentiment is from the same set.

Here's a closer view of one card, the embossing shows up better in this photo.

The little star is a two-part Lea'bilities Die and was so fiddly to cut out and use but looks really good I think.

Challenges I'd like to enter:
Winter Wonderland - Anything Goes Christmas
Fussy & Fancy - #221 White on White with a Splash of Colour
CHNC Every Saturday - #405 ATG - Something Beginning with the letter 'S' (STAR)
613 Avenue Create - #213 ATG / CAS
Addicted To Stamps - #166 Christmas Comes Early
Sweet Stampin' Christmas - ATG Christmas
Rudolph Day Challenge - Sept. ATG Christmas
Back To Basics and Beyond - #12 Inky Backgrounds

Please take a look at the other team members creations, you can find links to their blogs by clicking the tab at the top of my blog labelled 'Christmas Card Club' - there's lots of Christmas inspiration to be found there.

Enjoy your Sunday!