Saturday, 22 April 2017

Penblwydd Hapus (Happy Birthday) Card


I have covered my 8x8in white card with rd card. I have trimmed the patterned paper and then distressed the edges with a scissors then inked them. I slit the patterned paper before attaching it to the card. I have used ribbon, paper roses, moss, flower bud and the pearls on a sting to embellish my card, I die cut butterlflies using a Cheery Lynn die, I then die cut a sentiment using a Tattered Lace die. I completed my card with Tonic Nuvo drops.

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

jwscrapshack #185 - anything goes (1/3)
creatalicious #113 - anything goes optional birthday (unlimited)
inspirationdestination #126 - anything goes (unlimited)
throughthecraftroomdoor #18th April - anything goes (2/2)
wordartwednesday #278 - anything goes (4/5)
avenue613 #196 - anything goes option Spring (4/8)
crafting-with-friends #41 - (3/3)
createandinspire #61 -  anything goes (3/3)
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #56 - anything goes (3/3)
dragonflyjourneys #90 - square (3/5)
creativefingers #128 - anything goes (3/3)
simplypapercraftsforalloccassions #45 - anything goes (3/3)
pennys #325 - anything goes (2/3)
abitmoretimetocraft #42 - anything goes (3/3)
ikesworld #86 - anything goes/Easter/flowers (2/3)
craftygalscorner #119 - embellish it (1/2)
unicorn #20 - petal power (2/3)


Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Wreath Christmas Card


This year is flying by and I have made a start on my Christmas cards but I haven't made as many as I hoped to. Today I decided to make a Christmas card to add to this years collection.

I have covered my 8x8in white card with red card, I then cut two scalloped circles with Xcut dies from a nesting set, one in white and one in red. I cut a plain white circle. I then cut a wreath with a Xcut die, I cut the wreath a few times and and layered them together with foam pads. I added the sentiment that I cut with a Tonic die and poinsettia that I cut with Tattered Lace dies. I completed my card with flat backed pearls and Tonic Nuvo drops.

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

jwscrapshack #184 - anything goes (2/3)
creatalicious #113 - anything goes optional birthday (unlimited)
inspirationdestination #126 - anything goes (unlimited)
throughthecraftroomdoor #18th April - anything goes (1/2)
abitmoretimetocraft #42 - anything goes (2/3)
craftyhazelnutschristmas2 #April - anything goes (unlimited)
craftyhazelnutschristmas #329 - anything goes option house or building (unlimited)
mytimetocraft #343 - no designer papers
wordartwednesday #278 - anything goes (3/5)
craftingwithanattitude #26 - anything goes (3/3)
corrosivechallengesbyjanet #4 - anything goes (3/3)
thecraftyaddicts #35 - anything goes (3/3)
avenue613 #196 - anything goes optional spring (3/8)
cardsgalore #40 - anything goes (3/3)
crafting-with-friends #41 - anything goes (2/3)
createandinspire #61 - anything goes (2/3)
pdelinkyparty #168 - cards optional girly (1 per day)
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #56 - anything goes (2/3)
dragonflyjourneys #90 - square (2/5)
creativefingers #128 - anything goes (2/3)
simplypapercraftsforalloccassions #45 - anything goes (2/3)

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Personalised Wedding Celebration Card



I have been asked to make this card for a couple who are having a party tonight to celebrate their wedding abroad

I have made an easel card. I have matt and layered the top and bottom with purple and white card, I die cut the valance, lattice, couple and flourish with Cheery Lynn dies. I cut all these elements in purple, I also die cut a scalloped heart in purple using a Sizzix die. I have also cut a lattice in white and the male from the couple in dark blue, I printed a personalised sentiment and die cut it with a Sizzix scalloped heart. I assembled the card with PVA. I slightly offset the white lattice over the purple lattice. I attached the blue groom over the purple one. I attached the hearts with foam pads so they will act as a stopper for the top of the card. I completed my card with flat backed pearls

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

jwscrapshack #184 - anything goes (1/3)
creatalicious #113 - anything goes option birthday (unlimited)
pennys #324 - anything goes (2/3)
inspirationdestination #126 - anything goes (unlimited)
pearlysparkles #15 - anything goes (3/3)
throughthecraftroomdoor #11th April - anything goes (2/2)
crafty-girls-creations #35 - anything goes (3/3)
craftycreations #339 - anything goes (2/2)
abitmoretimetocraft #42 - anything goes (1/3)
aperfecttimetocraft #4 - open (3/3)
creativeladybirdscreations #25 - anything goes (3/3)
mytimetocraft #343 - no designer papers 
wordartwednesday #278 - anything goes (2/5)
dragonflydreams - anything goes
craftingwithanattitutude #26 - anything goes (2/3)
corrosivechallengesbyjanet #4 - anything goes (2/3)
classicdesignteam #13 - anything goes (2/3)
thecraftyaddicts #35 - anything goes/add a sentiment (2/3)
avenue613 #196 - anything goes option spring (2/8)
cardsgalore #April - anything goes (2/3)
crafting-with-friends #41 - anything goes (1/3)
ikesworld #86 - anything goes option Easter/spring flowers (1/3)
creativecraftcottage #85 - dies and/or punches (1/3)
makingmemoriescrafting #4 - colour board inspiration (1/3)
createandinspire #61 - anything goes (1/3)
pdelinkyparty #168 - cards optional girly (1 per day)
craftygalscorner #118 - pastel colours (1/2)
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #56 - anything goes (1/3)
dragonflyjourneys #90 - square (1/5)
creativefingers #128 - anything goes (1/3)
simplypapercraftsforalloccassions #45 - anything goes (1/3)
trimmiescraft  #411 - white and one other colour (1/5)
fairytale #166 - more than one fold (1/2)

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Bird parchment card


Finally back to crafting............................I had a wonderful week last week. I was cruising to Portugal, Spain and France. My 40th birthday present off my lovely husband. I have finally washed, dried, ironed and packed everything away so I can do some crafting!!


This is my card for my DT post at movingalongwiththetimes. The theme is Birds and Feathers.

I have used my Groovi plates for the designs on my parchment using white parchment paper and rainbow parchment paper. I have used a semi circle Pergamano piercing tool  to go around the rainbow circle, In each semi circle I have embossed a white dot and then cut a picot edge with Pergamano scissors. I still need practice with this. I coloured my image with Spectrum Noir pencils. This card is for a man but something completely different to what I usually send, I hope he likes it.

I matt and layered my card with blue card and white embossed card. I embossed the white card using a Crafts Too embossing folder. I added a die cut sentiment. Then completed my card with Tonic Nuvo drops 

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

jwscrapshack #183 - anything goes (1/3)
creatalicious #112 - anything goes option add flowers (unlimited)
artisticinspirations #176 - anything goes optional Easter (unlimited)*
pennys #324 - anything goes (1.3)
inspirationdestination #126 - anything goes (unlimited)
audsentiments #177 - birthday sentiments (1/5)*
pearlysparkles #15 - anything goes (2/3)
ooh-la-la-creations #226 - Birthday
throughthecraftroomdoor #11th April - anything goes (1./2)*
crafty-girls-creations #35 - anything goes (2/3)
craftycreations #339 - anything goes (1/2)
abitmoretimetocraft #41 - anything goes (2/3)*
aperfecttimetocraft #4 - open (2/3)
creativeladybirdscreations #25 - anything goes (2/3)
glitternsparkle #234 - Spring not Easter (1./3)*
comeandgetit - in the garden (1/3)*
mytimetocraftchallenge #343 - no designer papers 
getcreative #57 - use flowers and lace (1/3)
wordartwednesday #278 - anything goes (1/5)
craftysentiments - flowers (1/3)*
dragonflydreams - anything goes 
craftyfriends #55 - animals or birds (1/3)
craftycalendar #April - April showers or Spring (1/3)
unicorn #20 - petal power (1/3)
craftingwithanattitude #26 - anything goes (1/3)
corrosivechallengesbyjanet #4 - anything goes (1/3)
classicdesignteam #13 - anything goes (1/3)
thecraftyaddicts #35 - anything goes/add a sentiment (1/3)
avenue613 #196 - anything goes option spring (1/8)
cardsgalore #April - anything goes (1/3)
citycrafter #357 - birthday
craftingfromtheheart #154 - anything goes 1/3)*
crafting-with-friends #40 - anything goes (1/3)*
diecuttindivas #312 - easter or spring (1/3)
unstampabelles #April - to die for twist add a bird (1/4)


Saturday, 1 April 2017

Baby boy exploding box


This is my project for my DT post at craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper

I have made an exploding box simply using a pencil, ruler, bone folder and PVA glue.

I have covered all panels inside and outside with various patterned paper, Paper from a Forever Friends 6x6in paper pad and Anna Marie paper.

I have cut a number of dies and printed personalised sentiments and die cut them.

For more detailed information see my tutorials


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

jwscrapshack #182 - anything goes (2/3)*
creatalicious #112 - anything goes optional flowers (unlimited)
artisticinspirations #175 - anything goes (unlimited)*
craftycatzweekly #364 - anything goes optional add metal (2/3)*
pennys #322 - anything goes (3/3)*
inspirationdestination #125 - anything goes (unlimited)*
audsentiments #176 - any sentiment except birthday (4/5)*
brownsugar #244 - anything goes (1/2)*
pearlysparkles #15 - anything goes (1/3)
ooh-la-la-creations #225 - layer it up*
ikesworld #85 - anything goes option in the garden (1/3)*
throughthecraftroomdoor #28 March - anything goes (1/2)*
crafty-girls-creations #35 - anything goes (1/3)
craftycreations #338 - anything goes (1/2)*
abitmoretimetocraft #41 - anything goes (1/3)*
aperfecttimetocraft #4 - open (1/3)
creativeladybirdscreations #25 - anything goes (1/3)


Friday, 31 March 2017

Boyfriend birthday card


This is a 8x8in white card that I have matt and layered with red card and white embossed card. I have embossed the white card with a Sue Wilson embossing folder. I printed a personalised sentiment and die cut it with a Sizzix scalloped heart die. I then cut a red heart using the next size die in the nesting set. I  die cut the smallest heart in the set in red card and added the letters that I cut with a Xcut die. I die cut the monkeys with a Marianne die. After assembling the elements I completed my card with Tonic Nuvo drops

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

jwscrapshack #182 - anything goes (1/3)*
creatalicious #112 - anything goes option add flowers (1/3)
artisticinspirations #175 - anything goes (unlimited)*
craftycatzweekly #364 - anything goes option add metal (1/3)*
pennys #322 - anything goes (2/3)*

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Deer Easel Card



This is the first time I have made this type of easel card. I have matt and layered the top of my card with pink card and white embossed card. I embossed the white card with a Xcut die. I have covered the bottom of my card with green card. I attached another section of card on the bottom, this will act as the stopper for the easel.  have cut this section with green card. I have cut a number of green pieces of card with a grass die to create layers. I have die cut a fence in brown using a Memory Box die. I have cut three deer using a Marianne die after assembling them I attached them to my card amongst the layers. I die cut the tree using a Memory Box  die. I have then die cut the tiny flowers for the tree using a Cheery Lynn die and punched larger flowers to add to the grass. I die cut a pink oval and white oval using a Presscut nesting set. I added a sentiment, cut using a Cheery Lynn die to the ovals, then added some of the punched flowers. I completed my card with flat backed pearls

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

jwscrapshack #181 - anything goes (3/3)*
creatalicious #111 - anything goes option gems or pearls (unlimited)
artisticinspirations #175 - anything goes (unlimited)*
audsentiments #176 - any sentiment except birthday (4/5)*
craftycatzweekly #363 - anything goes option buttons (3/3)*
deepocean #151 - flowers everywhere (unlimited)*
cutecardthursday #470 - spring fever*
throughthepurplehaze #121 - springtime (3/3)*
pennys #322 - anything goes (1/3)*
wednesdayscreativeinspiration #271 - anything goes*
glitternsparkle #232 - female (1/3)*
comeandgetit - spring (1/3)*
 eclecticellapu - spring (unlimited)*
ooh-la-la-creations #225 - layer it up*
houseofcards - make a scene and/or colours (unlimited)*
crafting-with-dragonflies #77 - more than 2 folds (1/1)* (top 3)
mytimetocraft #342 - woodland animal or Easter* (top 3)

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Framed Family Tree Gift


Unfortunately this is not a great photo because I took it in the car. I bought the frame in Range and framed it before going to visit my Mother-in-law. 

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Easter money wallet




Another Easter Money Wallet. A basic design, I have folded an A4 piece of card and matt and layered it with yellow and white card. I have die cut the deer with a Marianne die. I have die cut the scalloped hearts with Sizzix dies. I have die cut the sentiment with a Tonic die and the daffodil cut using a  Lea creatables die. 

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

jwscrapshack #181 - anything goes (2/3)*
creatalicious #111 - anything goes option gems or pearls (unlimited)
inspirationdestination #124 - anything goes (unlimited)*
artisticinspirations #175 - anything goes (unlimited)*
audsentiments #176 - any sentiment except birthday (3/5)*
craftycatzweekly #363 - anything goes option buttons (2/3)*
creativemoments #114 - anything goes option spring colours (3/3)*
deepocean #151 - flowers everywhere (unlimited)*
cutecardthursday #470 - Spring fever*
4craftychicks #343 - dies/punches*
throughthepurplehaze #121 - Springtime (2/3)*
brownsugar #243 - anything goes (2/2)*

Friday, 24 March 2017

Family Tree Mother's Day Card


I have used the Xcut Family Tree die to make this Mother's Day card. I have made an 8x8in white card and matt and layered the top and bottom with pink and white embossed card. I embossed the white card with a Xcut  A4 embossing folder, I have die cut a personalised sentiment and die cut it with a Tonic rectangle die. I then used the next size rectangular die  to cut a pink rectangle to mount the sentiment. I printed the family members names and die cut them with the small heart die. I assembled the tree with the hearts, leaves and flowers. I die cut the banner in pink and the "Family Tree" in brown. I die cut the grass and then added die cut flowers that I die cut with a Cheery Lynn die. I completed my card with Tonic Nuvo drops

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

jwscrapshack #181 - anything goes (1/3)*
creatalicious #111 - anything goes option gems or pearls (unlimited)
inspirationdestination  #124 - anything goes (unlimited)*
pennys #321 - anything goes (3/3)*
artisticinspirations #175 - anything goes (unlimited)*
creativecraftcottage #84 - for the girls (3/3)*
audsentiments #176 - any sentiment except for birthday (2/5)*
craftycatzweekly #363 - anything goes optional twist buttons (1/3)*
creativemoments #114 - anything goes option spring colours (2/3)*
cardmania #90 - pastel colours (3/5)*
pearlysparkles #14 - flowers (3/3)*
deepocean #151 - flowers everywhere (unlimited)*
craftrocket #35 - make it feminine (3/3)*
ooh-la-la-creations #224 - spring is in the air*
houseofcards #March - create a scene or colours (unlimited)*
ikesworld #83 - anything goes option rainbow (2/3)*
fabnfunky #flowers*
modsquad - plant kindness (1/3)*
cutecardthursday #470 - spring fever*
throughthecraftroomdoor #21st March - anything goes (2/2)*
throughthepurplehaze #121 - Springtime (1/3)* 
brownsugar #243 - anything goes (1/2)*

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Shoes card


I have made a circular easel card by folding a piece of card then cutting the circle with the die slightly overlapping the crease. I then folded the top circle in half and placed another circle on the bottom half of the folded circle to create the easel card. To cut these circles I used a Go Kreate die.  I cut a smaller circle in pink using a die from the nesting set, and then a white circle. I die cut the trellis effect with a Tonic die. I used a smaller die in the Tonic set to cut the trellis at the bottom of my card and mounted that on white card and then attached that to my card with foam pads so it will act as a stopper for the easel  I then die cut the sentiment using a Tonic die and attached that to the circle on the bottom of my card. I die cut the shoes using a Tattered Lace die and attached them to the top of my card. I completed my card with Tonic Nuvo drops

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

jwscrapshack #180 - anything goes (unlimited)*
creatalicious #111 - anything goes option gems or pearls (unlimited)
inspirationdestination #124 - anything goes (unlimited)*
cardz4galz #43 - pretty in pink (3/3)*
pennys #321 - anything goes (2/3)*
artisticinspirations #175 - anything goes (unlimited)*
notjustcards #42 - monochrome (3/5)*
creativecraftcottage #84 - for the girls (2/3)*
4craftychicks #343 - dies or punches*
audsentiments #176 - any sentiment except birthday (1/5)*
getcreative #56 - favourite colour combo (3/3)*

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Engagement card


I have been asked to make a personalised engagement card. I am waiting for the details to add to the card. I have made an easel card. I have used a 8x8in white card and folded the top in half. I die cut into the top using the Tonic Studios header die. I die cut the hearts on the top section of the card using a Spellbinders die. I then die cut the flourish and couple using Cheery Lynn dies and scalloped hearts using Sizzix dies. I have matt and layered the top and the bottom of the card with pink and then white embossed card. I used a Creative Expressions embossing folder,  I have embellished the heart with flat backed pearls. I attached the pink scalloped heart with foam pads so it will act as a stopper for the top of the card. I will add details to both the white hearts to complete the card

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

jwscrapshack #180 - anything goes (unlimited)*
wordartwednesday #274 - anything goes (5/5)*
creatalicious #111 - anything goes optional gems or pearls (unlimited)
inspirationdestination #124 - anything goes (unlimited)*
craftycatzweekly #362 - anything goes added twist touch of pink (3/3)*
cardz4galz #43 - pretty in pink (2/3)*
creativemoments #114 - anything goes option spring colours (1/3)*
pennys #321 - anything goes (1/3)*
wednesdayscreativeinspirations #271 - anything goes*
artisticinspirations #175 - anything goes (unlimited)*
cardmania #90 - pastel colours (2/5)*
notjustcards #42 - monochrome*
getcreative #56 - favourite colour combo (2/3)* (winner)
scrap-craft-inspiration - celebration (3/3)*

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Easter Card


I have coloured the My Besties image with Spectrum Noir pencils then die cut it with a Xcut scalloped circle die. I have used an 8x8in white scalloped edge card and matt and layered it with pink and white embossed card. I have die cut a pink scalloped circle to mount the circle including the image. I have die cut some grass with green card, I have added some die cut rabbits and eggs. I added flowers to the grass that I cut with a punch. I added Tonic Nuvo Glitter Accents to the rabbits tails so they would be white. I added flat backed pearls to the flowers and then completed my card with pink Tonic Nuvo drops. 

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

jwscrapshack #180 - anything goes (unlimited)*
wordartwednesday #274 - anything goes (4/5)*
creatalicious #111 - anything goes optional gems or pearls (unlimited)
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #54 - anything goes (3/3)*
crafting-with-friends #39 - anything goes (3/3)*
pennys #320 - anything goes (3/3)
glitternsparkle #231 - anything goes (3/3)*
inspirationdestination #124 - anything goes (unlimited)*
comeandgetit - anything goes (3/3)*
abitmoretimetocraft #40 - anything goes (3/3)*
craftycatzweekly #162 - anything goes added twist touch of pink (2/3)*
craftysentiments - Easter (1/3)*
pearlysparkles #14 -flowers (2/3)*
dragonflydreams - girly with die cut/punch*
deepocean #151 - flowers everywhere (unlimited)*
craftrocket #35 - make it feminine (2/3)*
eclecticellapu - spring (unlimited)*
blogfrancaislesbesties #61 - anything goes*
artesaniasmyfavorites  #39- everything goes with my besties (1/3)*
mybestiesspanish #33 - anything goes*
mybestiesdutchgirlsdesigns - anything goes option animal*
ooh-la-la-creations #224 - spring*
houseofcards #March - make a scene and/or colours*
cardz4galz #43 - pretty in pink (1/3)*
animalfriends #March - big ears (2/3)*
artisticinspirations #175 - anything goes (unlimited)*
craftyfriends #53 - for a child (3/3)*
creativecraftcottage #84 - for the girls (1/3)*
cutiepiechallenge #109 - dies and digi's (1/3)*
scrapbookstampsociety #112 - anything goes option distress edges (1/3)*
ikesworld #84 - anything goes option rainbow (1/3)*
throughthecraftroomdoor #21st March -anything goes (1/2)*


Monday, 20 March 2017

Tatty Teddy Exploding Box

   

I have made another exploding box. This time for my son's girlfriend to give her Mam for Mother's Day. I have used a Trimcraft Tatty Teddy 8x8in paper pad for paper to cover all the panels of the box. I have used various die cuts to embellish the panels, I included a die cut tag for a message to be handwritten, I used a Joy die to die cut the tag. 

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

jwscrapshack #180 - anything goes (unlimited)*
wordartwednesday #274 - anything goes (3/5)
creatalicious #111 - anything goes option gems/pearls (unlimited)
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #54 - anything goes (2/3)*
crafting-with-friends #39 - anything goes (2/3)*
pennys #320 - anything goes (2/3)
glitternsparkle #231 - anything goes (2/3)*
crafty-girls-creations #34 - anything goes (3/3)*
brownsugar #242 - anything goes (2/2)* winner
inspirationdestination #124 - anything goes (unlimited)*
comeandgetit - anything goes (2/3)*
craftycreations #337 - anything goes (2/2)*
papercreatorscrafts = all about mum (3/3)
abitmoretimetocraft #40 - anything goes (2/3)*
craftycalendar #March - mum's day/special female (2/3)*
allsorts #407 - anything but a card (1/3)*
aperfecttimetocraft #3 - anything goes (3/3)*
craftycatzweekly #162 - anything goes/touch of pink (1/3)*
creativemoments #113 - anything goes add some blue (3/3)*
artisticinspirations #175 - anything goes (unlimited)*
winandtonic - anything goes with something Tonic (unlimited)*
hidinginmycraftroom #293 - 3xdesigner papers (1/3)*

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Mother's Day card


I have made this gate fold card for my Mother-in-law for Mother's Day. I have cut into both sides of the front with a Tonic die. I covered the back and the sides with Centura Pearl card in Teal. I die cut the flowers in the teal card too. I printed the personalised sentiment and die cut it with a Joy tag cutting die. I embellished my card with ribbon and flat backed pearls.

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

jwscrapshack #180 - anything goes (unlimited)*
wordartwednesday #274 - anything goes (2/5)
creatalicious #111 - anything goes option gems or pearls (unlimited)
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #54 - anything goes (1/3)*
crafting-with-friends #39 - anything goes (1/3)*
pennys #320 - anything goes
glitternsparkle #231 - anything goes (1/3)*
crafty-girls-creations #34 - anything goes (2/3)*
brownsugar #242 - anything goes (1/2)*
craftrocket #35 - make it feminine (1/3)*
inspirationdestination #124 - anything goes (unlimited)*
comeandgetit - anything goes
creativeladybirdscreations #24 - anything goes (3/3)*
craftycreations #337 - anything goes (1/2)*
papercreatorscrafts #57 - all about mum (2/3)
abitmoretimetocraft #40 - anything goes (1/3)*
diesrus #69 - borders/edges (1/3)*
craftysentiments - any shape (2/3)*
simplycreatetoo #125 - lots of green (1/3)*
unicorn #19 - go green (1/3)*
craftycalendar #March - Mum's day/special female (1/3)*
pearlysparkles #14 - flowers (1/3)*
dragonflydreams - girly with die cuts/punches*
notjustcards #42 - monochrome*

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Easter money wallet


This is my design team post for the challenge over at movingalongwiththetimes

I love this topper. It's perfect for a little something for Easter especially for us in Wales and the daffodils are perfect to compliment it.

I have cut a piece of card stock and folded it in half, I then cut an orange piece slightly smaller and folded that. I used the Tonic Trellis circle die to cut into the orange card. I added a yellow circle  before my topper by Lili of the Valley. I die cut the three daffodils with Leane Creatief dies.

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

artisticinspirations #174 - anything goes (unlimited)*
craftingfromtheheart #150 - anything goes (3/3)*
jwscrapshack #179 - anything goes (unlimited)*
craftycatzweekly #361 - anything goes optional use mainly green (3/3)*
throughthepurplehaze #120 - anything goes (3/3)*
craftingwithanattitude #25 - anything goes (3/3)*
corrosivechallengesbyjanet #3 - anything goes (3/3)*
classicdesignteam #12 - anything goes (3/3)*
makingmemoriescrafting #3 - add some layers (3/3)*
allsorts #406 - ladies/girls (2/3)*
createandinspire #60 - anything goes option make an Easter gift (2/3)*
aperfecttimetocraft #3 - open (2/3)
wordartwednesday #274 - anything goes (1/5)
creatalicious #111 - anything goes option gems/pearls (unlimited)
winandtonic - anything goes with something Tonic (unlimited)*
eclecticellapu = spring (unlimited)*

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

New Baby Exploding Box


        
             
                                    

My first attempt at an exploding box. I really enjoyed doing it. I have used Dovecraft First Edition It's a girl 8x8in paper pack. I have made my box with a pencil, ruler and scissors. I covered all panels with the patterned paper. I have used various dies to cut out  elements to add to the box.

The dies include:

Rattle - Sue Wilson
Duck - Sue Wilson
Dummy - Sue Wilson
Rocking horse - Tattered Lace
Baby Girl - Tonic
Pram - Marianne
Shoes - Marianne
Deer - Marianne
Daughter - Sue Wilson
Heart - Sizzix
Oval - Presscut
Stork - Tonic

I have personalised elements of my box. I have included the parent's name, the baby's name and the baby's weight, date and time of birth.

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

artisticinspirations #174 - anything goes (unlimited)*
craftingfromtheheart #150 - anything goes (2/3)*
jwscrapshack #179 - anything goes (unlimited)*
craftycatzweekly #261 ATG twist use mainly green (2/3)*
creativemoments #113 - anything goes optional twist use some blue (2/3)*
throughthepurplehaze #120 - anything goes (2/3)*
craftingwithanattitude #25 - anything goes (2/3)*
corrosivechallengesbyjanet #3 - anything goes (2/3)*
classicdesignteam #12 - anything goes (2/3)*
makingmemoriescrafting #3 - add some layers (2/3)*
creativecraftcottage #83 - shaped cards or more than one fold (1/3)*
craftysentiments - any shape (1/3)*
allsorts #406 - ladies and girls (1/3)*
createandinspire #60 - anything goes optional Easter gift (1/3)*
craftycalendar #March - Mum's Day/special female (1/3)*
inthepink #114 - for a special lady (1/3)*
aperfecttimetocraft #3 - open (1/3)*
dragonflydreams - girly with die cut/punch*
animalfriends #march - big ears (1/3)
cardmania #90 - pastel colours (1/5)*
craftyfriends #53 - for a child (2//3)*
getcreative #56 - favourite colour combo/pink and white (1/3)*
scrap-craft-inspiration - celebration (2/3)*


Monday, 13 March 2017

Train Christmas card


The last couple of days I have lost my mojo so I had a little look for inspiration today. 

This is what I have just completed. 

I have never made Christmas cards early enough, so maybe this year I won't have to rush them!!

I have covered my 8x8in white card with spotty card from Anna Marie. I rounded the corner of the card stock and my card blank. I added a piece of white card on the bottom and then added a heart embellishment where the two papers meet. I die cut the train with a Marianne die. I have cut various dies to add to the train. The boat, duck and rattle are with Sue Wilson dies. The candy cane, lolly and gingerbread man are Xcut dies. I cut a white oval using a Presscut die and attached it to my card.I die cut the Merry Christmas in red and green card and slightly offset them when sticking them to the white die cut oval.      

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

artisticinspirations #174 - anything goes (unlimited)*
craftingfromtheheart #150 - anything goes (1/3)*
craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2 #March - anything goes (unlimited)*
pdelinkyparty #163 - cards (1 per day)*
craftygalscorner #113 - polka dots and/or stripes (1/2)*
craftyhazelnutschristmas #324 - anything goes Christmas option Santa (unlimited)*
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #53 - anything goes (3/3)*
wordartwednesday #272 - anything goes (5/5)*
creatalicious #110 - anything goes option use lots of green (unlimited)
jwscrapshack #179 - anything goes (unlimited)*
craftycatzweekly #361 - anything goes option use mainly green (1/3)*
creativeladybirdscreations #24 -anything goes (3/3)*
creativemoments #113 - anything goes optional use blue (1/3)*
throughthepurplehaze #120 - anything goes (1/3)*
crafting-with-friends #38 - anything goes (3/3)*
pennys #319 - anything goes (1/3)*
deepocean #150 - spots and/or stripes (unlimited)*
craftingwithanattitude #25 -  anything goes (1/3)*
corrosivechallengesbyjanet #3 - anything goes (1/3)*
classicdesignteam #12 - anything goes (1/3)
thepapershelter #284 - circles/dots and/or stripes (1/3)
christmascard #8 - optional photo challenge (1/2)*
winterwonderland - use ribbon or lace (1/3)*
glitternsparkle #230 - use some green (1/3)*
crafty-girls-creations #34 - anything goes (1/3)*
crimbo-crackers #128 - die cuts (1/3)
makingmemoriescrafting #3 - add some layers (1/3)*
craftyfriends #53 - for a child (1/3)*
scrap-craft-inspiration - celebration (1/3)*


Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Birthday card


A birthday card for one of my sons school mates.

I have covered my 8x8in white card with burgundy card, I then added spotty card and white embossed card down my card. I then cut a white lattice and a black lattice and attached them to my card, slightly offsetting them. I printed a personalised sentiment and die cut it with a Presscut oval die and then cut the next size oval in the nesting set in burgundy card to mount my sentiment. I attached the sentiment to the lattice. I then added my topper.

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

lilpatchofcraftyfriends #53 - anything goes (2/3)
pdelinkyparty #162 -anything goes (1 per day)
craftygalscorner #113 - polka dots and/or stripes (1/2)*
scrapping4fun #85 - boys, men, masculine (3/4)*
wordartwednesday #272 - anything goes (4/5)
creatalicious #110 - anything goes option use lots of green (unlimited)
crafting-with-friends #38 - anything goes (3/3)*
artisticinspirations #174 - anything goes (1/3)*


Tuesday, 7 March 2017