Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Dragon Birthday Card


This die is great for us in Wales, it is a Sweet Dixie die. I have matt and layered a 8x8in white card with red and green card. I have embossed some white card with an Embossalicious picnic plaid folder. I have put some of the embossed card down the centre of the card with some red satin  ribbon. I have die cut two circles using Tonic dies to stick the dragon to. I have die cut the pierced banner with a Sue Wilson die and added the Welsh sentiment (Happy Birthday) that I cut with Tattered Lace dies. I completed the card with stars I cut with a punch.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

sunnydaycrafting - anything goes (unlimited)
pileiton - die cut embellishments (unlimited)
scrapping4fun - anything goes (4/4)
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes (3/3)
craftyourpassion - anything goes (3/3)
fabnfunky - anything goes 
craftysentiments - lots of layers (2/3)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
onestitchatatime - for men (unlimited)
sendasmile4kids - anything goes 
robynsfetish - anything goes (2/3)
cutecardthursday - words/numbers
craftingbydesigns - anything goes (1/3)
craftygalscorner - anything goes (1/2)
inspirationdestination - anything goes (unlimited)
citycrafter - birthday wishes
wordartwednesday - anything goes (1/5)

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Wreath Christmas Card

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This is a 8x8in white card.  I have covered it with red card. The scalloped circles are cut with a Xcut nesting set in white and red card. I have then cut a circle in white using a Tonic die. I then cut a wreath in green using a Sizzix die, there is a separate die that matches the wreath that I have cut a few times times to build the wreath up. The sentiment is cut using a Tonic die. I have completed the card with Tonic Nuvo drops in red. 

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

leinzlovetearbears - anything goes (unlimited)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
creatalicious - anything goes option black and white pus one other colour (unlimited)
inspirationdestination - anything 
jinglebellesrock - music (the first noel)
jwscrapshack - cut it up/use your dies and machines (3/3)
sunnydaycrafting - anything goes (unlimited)
pileiton - die cut embellishments (unlimited)
craftycatzweekly - anything goes option hat (3/3)
simplypapercraftsforalloccassions - anything goes (3/3)
scrapping4fun - anything goes (3/4)
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes (2/3)
craftyourpassion - anything goes (2/3)
christmascard - anything goes
craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2 - anything goes (unlimited)
fabnfunky - anything goes
crimbo-crackers - anything goes (unlimited)
craftysentiments - lots of layers (1/3)
craftingbydesigns - get ready for Christmas
4craftychicks - lets get sentimental
craftyhazelnutschristmas - use a sentiment (unlimited)
hidinginmycraftroom - any holiday/Christmas (1/1)

Monday, 29 August 2016

Snowy scene card


I have made a shaped card using my Xcut scalloped circle dies. I have used Tonic Dotty Lace Circle Doily. The row of buildings is cut using a Joy die and the trees are cut using Marianne dies I cut the stars with a punch. I made my card in blue and white. Behind the houses in my scene I have used a pale yellow. I completed the card with Tonic Nuvo drops.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

allsorts - use at least 2 dies (3/3)
leinzlovetearbears - anything goes (unlimited)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
creatalicious - anything goes option black and white plus one other colour (unlimited)
inspirationdestination - anything goes (unlimited)
jwscrapshack - cut it up/use your dies and machines (2/3)
sunnydaycrafting - anything goes (unlimited)
pileiton - die cut embellishments (unlimited)
pennys - anything goes (3/3)
craftycatzweekly - anything goes option hats (2/3)
simplypapercraftsforalloccassions - anything goes (2/3)
scrapping4fun - anything goes (2/4)
craftingwhenwecan - show us your dies and punches (2/2)
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes (1/3)
craftyourpassion - anything goes (1/3)
winterwonderland - use white with one other colour  (1/3)
christmascard - anything goes 
craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2 - anything goes (unlimited)
fabnfunky - anything goes
onestitchatatime - for men (unlimited)
jinglebellesrock - music (o little town of bethlehem)
crimbo-crackers - anything goes (unlimited)

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Jolly Santa card


A 8x8in white card that I have matt and layered with red card and paper from the Papermania Jolly Santa set. I have die cut the Santa with the Tonic Jolly Santa die. I die cut the rectangle in red and white them cut the Santa in tan, red, white and black and assembled on the rectangle. The sentiment is cut with a Tonic die and the numbers with Tattered Lace dies.  

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

allsorts - use at least 2 dies (2/3)
leinzlovetearbears - anything goes (unlimited)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
creatalicious - anything goes option black and white and one other colour (unlimited)
inspirationdestination - anything goes (unlimited)
jwscrapshack - cut it up/useyour dies and machines (2/3)
sunnydaycrafting - anything goes (unlimited)
pileiton - die cuts embellishments (unlimited)
pennys - anything goes (3/3)
craftycatzweekly - anything goes option hats (3/3)
sendasmile4kids - anything goes for kids  (2/3)
creativecorner - so sweet (2/3)
simplypapercraftsforalloccassions - anything goes (2/3)
craftysentiments - anything goes (2/3)
craftingbydesigns - get ready for Christmas 
craftycreations - words/letters on background (2/2)
craftyhazelnutschristmas - us a sentiment (unlimited)
sparklesforum - lots of layers (3/3)
eclecticellapu - for a man (unlimited)
craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2 - anything goes (unlimited)
audsentiments - for a man and sentiment (1/5)
4craftychicks - lets get sentimental
scrapping4fun - anything goes (2/4)
lovetoscrap - anything goes (5/5)
onestitchatatime - for a man (unlimited)
robynsfetish - anything goes (1/3)
cutecardthursday - words and numbers 

Saturday, 27 August 2016

Mushroom card


I have used a 8x8in white card. I have matt and layered with red and then white then put blue on the top. I cut three pieces of green card the correct width and then used the grass die and cut into them and this creates the layers of grass when stuck down on the card starting from part way down to the bottom. I cut the hedgehog using a Sweet Dixie die. I cut the deer and mushroom using Marianne dies. I have used a punch for the flowers and embellished them with flat backed pearls.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

allsorts - use at least two dies (1/3)
leinzlovetearbears - anything goes (unlimited)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
creatalicious -  anything goes option black and white plus one other colour (unlimited)
wordartwednesday - anything goes (5/5)
inspirationdestination - anything goes (unlimited)
jwscrapshack - cut it uo/use your dies and machines (1/3)
sunnydaycrafting - anything goes (unlimited)
cardsinenvy - square flat cards (3/3)
pileiton - die cut embellishments (unlimited)
pennys - anything goes (2/3)
craftycatzweekly - anything goes option hats (1/3)
sendasmile4kids - anything goes for kids (1/3)
creativecorner - so sweet (1/3)
simplypapercraftsforalloccassions - anything goes (1/3)
scrapping4fun - anything goes (1/4)
lovetoscrap - anything goes (4/5)
corrosivechallengesbyjanet - hot hot summer (1/3)
craftycalendar - summer fun (1/3)
craftingwhenwecan -show us your dies and punches (1/2)

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Snowman snow globe Christmas card


This is a 8x8in white card that I have matt and layered with light blue and white embossed card. I have cut the Sue Wilson snow globe aperture in the white after cutting it to size. I then embossed it with a Crafters Companion embossing folder. I cut the snowman with the Sue Wilson snow man scene for the snow globe. I cut the background for snowman scene in light blue. I cut the snow globe in light blue and glued it over the snowman scene. I die cut the Seasons Greetings in silver using a Elizabeth Designs die. 

  I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

craftingfromtheheart - anything goes (3/3) *
craftyourpassion - anything goes (3/3)
leinzlovetearbears - anything goes (unlimited)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
creatalicious - anything goes option black & white and one other colour (unlimited)
throughthecraftroomdoor - anything goes (2/2)
wordartwednesday - anything goes (4/5)
thecraftyaddicts - anything goes/die cuts (3/3)
craftysentiments - anything goes (2/3)
craftingbydesigns - get  ready for Christmas 
craftycreations - words/letters on the background (1/2)
craftygalscorner - emboss it (1/2)
creativemoments - anything goes (3/3)
inspirationdestination - anything goes (unlimited)
jwscrapshack - anything goes (2/3)
sunnydaycrafting - anything goes (unlimited)
cardsinenvy - square/flat cards (2/3)
pileiton - die cut embellishments (unlimited)
craftyhazelnutschristmas - cute or anything Christmas goes (unlimited)
winterwonderland - gold or silver and or embossed background (3/3) *
christmascard - optional colour challenge *
craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2 - anything goes Christmas (unlimited)
sparklesforum - lots of layers (2/3)
pennys - anything goes (1/3)
craftyfriends - anything goes (3/3)
melonheadzfriends - die cuts/punches (2/2)
lovetoscrap - anything goes (3/5)

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Floral Thank You Card




A 8x8in white card. I have matt and layered it with purple card and white embossed card. I have embossed the white card with an Embossalicious embossing folder. I die cut the trellis using a Cheery Lynn die in purple and white card, I slightly offset them when sticking them down. I have die cut the flowers and flourish using Tattered Lace and Cheery Lynn dies in purple and lilac. The butterfly is cut using a Cheery Lynn die. I assembled the card and then completed it with Dazzlers and tiny gems

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

craftingfromtheheart - anything goes (2/3) *
craftyourpassion - anything goes (2/3)
leinzlovetearbears - anything goes (unlimited)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
creativemoments - anything goes (3/3)
lemonshortbread - anything goes (3/3)
abitmoretimetocraft - anything goes (3/3)
creatalicious - anything goes with option black and white with one other colour (unlimited)
eclecticellapu - floral (unlimited)
throughthecraftroomdoor - anything goes (1/2)
wordartwednesday - anything goes (3/5)
fabnfunky - anything goes 
thecraftyaddicts - anything goes/use die cuts (2/3)
craftysentiments - anything goes (1/3)
cardz4galz - buttons or dragonflies (1/3)
creativecraftcottage - things with wings (1/3)
avenue613 - anything goes (2/3)
thecraftyaddicts - anything goes/use die cuts (2/3)
jwscrapshack - anything goes (1/3)
thesistersofcraft - anything goes (3/3)
melonheadzfriends - die cuts and punches (2/2)
crafterscafe - bling (1/3)
deepocean - things with wings (unlimited)
allsorts - fabulous florals (1/3)
craftrocket - things with wings (1/3)
sunnydaycrafting - anything goes (unlimited)
cardsinenvy - square cards/flat cards (1/3)
pileiton - die cut embellishments (unlimited)
craftyfriends - anything goes (2/3)
lovetoscrap - anything goes (2/5)



Monday, 22 August 2016

Poinsettia Christmas card


A 8x8in easel Christmas card which I will personalise at a later date. 

I have matt and layered the top of the card with red card and white embossed card. The white card was embossed with a Creative Expressions embossing folder. I have die cut the trellis using a Cheery Lynn die in red card and backed it onto plain white card. I have die cut the sentiment using a Crafts Too die and glued it onto a scalloped oval. I die cut filigree poinsettia with Sue Wilson dies in gold. Aftering covering the bottom of the card with red card I die cut rectangles with Tonic dies and the  flourish  with a Cheery Lynn die. After assembling my card I completed it with Tonic Nuvo drops and flat backed pearls

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

craftingfromtheheart - anything goes (1/3) *
craftyourpassion - anything goes (1/3)
crafty-girls-creations - anything goes (3/3)
leinzlovetearbears - anything goes (unlimited)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
pennys - anything goes (2/3) *
creativemoments - anything goes (2/3)
lemonshortbread - anything goes (2/3)
abitmoretimetocraft - anything goes (2/3)
creatalicious - anything goes option black and white with one colour (unlimited)
eclecticellapu - floral (unlimited)
throughthecraftroomdoor - anything goes (2/2) *
wordartwednesday - anything goes (2/5)
trimmiescraft - Christmas (1/5) *
inspirationdestination - anything goes (unlimited)
pileiton - die cut embellishments (unlimited)
craftyhazelnutschristmas - cute or anything goes Christmas (unlimited)
jinglebellesrock - red card
fabnfunky - anything goes 
winterwonderland - gold or silver and/or embossed (2/3) *
crafting-with-dragonflies - cards with more than one fold (1/1)
christmascard - optional colour challenge *
asyoulikeit - favourite flower and why/poinsettia because it reminds me of my favourite time of year....Christmas (1/3)
craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2 - anything goes Christmas (unlimited)
sparklesforum - lots of layers (1/3)
craftyfriends - anything goes (1/3)
lovetoscrap - anything goes (1/5)

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Shoe birthday card


This card is for the  challenge over at Moving Along With The Times. The challenge is CAS. 
I have made a 8x8in easel card. I have matt and layered the top and bottom of the card with purple and white card. I have embossed the white card with an Embossalicious folder. I have coloured the shoe image with Spectrum Noir pencils. I cut the image with a Xcut scalloped circle die. I cut the next size scalloped circle in the set in purple to layer the image. I cut the sentiment using a Tonic die, I cut it in purple and mirror card and slightly offset them when sticking them down. I die cut rectangles using Tonic dies. The white rectangle with include a sentiment when I have been given the details. When I assembled the card I stuck the coloured rectangles with 3d foam pads so they act as a stopper for the easel.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

crafty-girls-creations - anything goes (2/3)
thecraftyaddicts - anything goes/use die cuts (1/3)
leinzlovetearbears - anything goes (unlimited)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
pennys - anything goes (1/3) *
thepapershelter - birthday wishes (1/3)
craftyourpassion - anything goes (1/3)
creativemoments - anything goes (1/3)
lemonshortbread - anything goes (1/3)
abitmoretimetocraft - anything goes (1/3)
creatalicious - anything goes option black/white plus one colour (unlimited)
comeandgetit - punches and dies (1/3)
petallu - anything goes (1/3) 
eclecticellapu - floral (unlimited)
throughthecraftroomdoor - anything goes (1/2) *
                                                    wordartwednesday - anything goes (1/5)
                                                 craftingfromtheheart - anything goes (1/3)  *

Saturday, 13 August 2016

High top card



I have used a 8x8in white card and covered it with Marie Anne spotty paper. I have printed a sentiment and die cut it with an Xcut scalloped circle die and cut the next size in the nesting set in blue to layer the sentiment. I have die cut two high tops in blue and white using a My favourite things Die-namics die. I assembled my card then completed it with flat backed pearls.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

audsentiments - for  a child and sentiment (2/5) *
trimmiescraft - anything goes (1/5)
craftingwithanattitude - anything goes (3/3)
crafty-girls-creations - anything goes (1/3)
inspirationdestination - anything goes (unlimited)
thecraftyaddicts - anything goes/emboss it (3/3) *
craftysentiments - anything goes (3/3) *
leinzlovetearbears - anything goes (unlimited)
artisticinspirations - anything goes (unlimited)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
wordartwednesday - anything goes (4/5) *
incywincydesigns - anything goes (4/5) *
lilpatchofcraftyfriends - anything goes (3/3)
4craftychicks - kids *
pennys - anything goes (2/3) *
thepapershelter - punches and dies (2/3)
brownsugar - anything goes (1/2) *
cardz4galz - monochrome (1/3) *




Thursday, 11 August 2016

Starting big school!


A card to give my niece as she starts the next chapter in her life.

I have used a 8x8in white card and matt and layered it with lilac card and white embossed card. I rounded the corners with a punch. I have die cut the owl using a Xcut die and paper from a pad from Lidl. I have printed a personalised sentiment and die cut it with a rectangular die from Tonic and cut the next size in the two tones to match the owl. I completed the card with Tonic Nuvo drops.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

inspirationdestination - anything goes (unlimited)
thecraftyaddicts - anything goes (2/3) *
craftysentiments - anything goes (2/3) *
leinzlovetearbears - anything goes (unlimited)
artisticinspirations - anything goes (unlimited)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
craftyourpassion - anything goes (3/3) *
creativemoments - anything goes/circle (3/3) *
creativefingers - anything goes (3//3)
wordartwednesday - anything goes (3/5) *
lemonshortbread - anything goes (3/3)
craftingwithanattitude - anything goes (3/3)
incywincydesigns - anything goes (3/5) *
audsentiments - for a child and sentiment (2/5) *
throughthecraftroomdoor - anything goes (2/2) *
lilpatchofcraftyfriends - anything goes (2/3)
4craftychicks - kids *
pennys - anything goes (1/3) *
thepapershelter - punches and dies (1/3)

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Gardening Birthday Card



I have used an image from a Hunky Dory Little Book and layered it on tan card. I used a 8x8in white card and covered it with green card and brown and white gingham card from Anna Marie. I die cut the watering can in mirror card with a Marianne die. I printed a sentiment and die cut it with a Presscut die and die cut the next size in tan card. I quick and easy card for a gardener.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

leinzlovetearbears - anything goes (unlimited)
artisticinspirations - anything goes (unlimited)
incywincydesigns - anything goes (2/5) *