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Tuesday, 21 February 2017

CAS

Hello again, gosh two post this month I must be getting back to my old self!

I belong to a group on Facebook where one of the members asked if anyone could make a card for her husband to wish him well as he undergoes chemotherapy - I thought what a lovely thing to do for your husband so I put my hand up. This is a card for someone I don't know so fortunately the lady did put some likes on her post and one was a liking for birds of prey.

I got this image from somewhere and I must confess I don't remember where but it was the perfect image for a CAS card, coloured with Polychromos pencils (my new love!) with a hint of inking around the edges.


The sentiment finishes inside with the line - and back on cloud nine!

I was pleased with how this came out - for once, it was exactly as I had imagined it! I do hope it will bring a smile to the person it is made for and hopefully he will get many cards to show him that people do care!

I am hoping to enter this into the following challenges:

http://ikesworldchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/ikesworld-challenges-82-winner-81.html
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/
https://artisticinspirationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
http://mmmchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Hello Again!

Well I can't believe I've not posted anything for two months, bad me!

So I'm tentatively back and will try and get my act together soon!

Back to business - the new challenge is starting over at Eclectic Ellapu and to start the year with a bang we have everyone's favourite - Anything Goes.

So for my project I have made a birth card for one of the guys at work that has had twins! The boys were delivered by section and arrived at around 7lb each, Mum and Dad are extremely thankful after many years of trying and finally going for IVF.

So here is my card


I used an image from Mo Manning - what a great image for twins! Coloured with Copics.

I hope you will come over and join us for this first challenge of 2017 - we love to see your projects!

See you there!!

Saturday, 1 October 2016

Shabby Chic?

The new challenge has started at Eclectic Ellapu and the theme for the pink team this month is Shabby Chic/Vintage, now to me those two sorta go together!
For my project I made a Memories Box for a dear friend who is in need of some support and a memories box can lift someone when they are down so I am hopeful.
For the box I used a basic wood box from the Works they have a great range of wood blanks at such reasonable prices.
I used Color Arte Opal Rose paint for the base and sponged with some mica powder to get the background effect

I used a mask with some texture paste across the corner, The letters are die cuts that have been loaded with. old gold texture paste the heart, corners and key are from Ellapu's wonderful store where she has some amazing embellishments at such good prices, I filled the heart with liquid glass to give it more height, all the other embellishments are from Craftbox that I subscribe to every month for some fabulous crafty bits!
These are some other view of the sides




The inside of the box was painted with Rose Gold Color Arte paint and the letters die cut to finish

So I hope you will all join us for this great challenge and show us your shabby chic or vintage projects - can't wait to see them!

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Books.....

This weeks Colour Challenge at the Outlawz was chosen by AJ and is the most amazing inspirational picture - the more you look at it the more you see!

Now I saw books and I love books I also so magic and thought of a digi I have had for ages that I have been waiting to use by Fabrika Fantasy, the Wise Dragon and heres what I made


It is actually a card but does give the illusion of being a book! I coloured the image with Copics and colour pencils.

Do join us at the Outlawz for this fun challenge we'd love to see what you come up with!

I will enter it into the Fabrika Fantasy Challenge blog - their first challenge and its anything goes.

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Thank You!

This cute card is the progressive digi for this month from Gerda Steiner and how cute is this!


What a cute image and the perfect thank you card! I coloured the image with Copics and layered it up with some pretty mirri card. Come on over to GSD stamps. and join in the fun!

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

A Baby Boy!

A colleague has just become the proud father of a little boy - who arrived 5 weeks early! As I always make a card for births (its become a bit of a tradition) I decided to use this gorgeous baby from Sugar Nellie, I do think it is the most delicious little baby ever!
I coloured the image with Copics and used some pretty die cuts to frame it along with the diecut letters and numbers.


I thought it would be nice to enter this into the Sugar Bowl challenge!

More Miss Daisy!

I have used some more of Miss Daisy's digis for some projects so I thought I would share them with you!


Aren't they adorable!
Pop over to Miss Daisy's Store and check out the fabulous images also why not join the Facebook group and get some inspiration from the beautiful projects that are posted there - you can enter the challenge too!
Hope to see you there!