Friday, 23 June 2017

State Team

It's been a week for sporting achievements with another niece getting selected in the State team to compete at Nationals in Calisthenics. So this is gatefold card in the state team colours for her.

Tiddly Inks Be Bold Be You

Card ingredients include:



Stamps: Tiddly Inks Be Bold Be You
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: E43  E44  E47  E49
             Dress: Y17  YR14  YR18  R27  R29
             Blue: B14  B05  B18
Papers: Basic Grey 'Mint Julep' paper pack, white glitter cardstock
Dies: Stardust Magazine Freebie, Taylored Expressions Label Stacklets
Other: Nuvo Ivory Seashell Crystal Drops




Tiddly Inks Be Bold Be You

I'm playing along with:

Shine Bright

My niece competed in her first gymnastics competition and performed really well (understandably so considering her mother was state gymnast back in the day!) so I made this to say congratulations.


Simply B Arielle Little Gymnast

Card ingredients include:



Stamps: Simply B Arielle Little Gymnast, Stardust sentiment
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: E71  E74  E77  E79
             Green: YG11  YG25  YG17
             Blue: B04  B06  B18
Papers: Francheville Primary Basics paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Circle & Rectangles
Other: Blue embossing powder, glitter washi, Wink of Stella.


Friday, 16 June 2017

Pineapples



I had to make a few quick card to have on hand so I used one of the recent magazine freebies to throw together a Thank You, Birthday & generic card. I did a quick water colour background using similar colours before stamping & die cutting the images. Then finished off with a little splash of sparkle.


 



Card ingredients include:


Stamp & Die: Totally Tropical set
Paper: random paper from stash, watercolour paper, cardstock
Inks: Vivid Orange & Turquoise
Others: watercolour crayons, sequins


I'm playing along with:

As You Like It: Favourite Fruit & Why? (I love the sweetness of pineapples, they remind me of Summer!)

Enjoy The Day

It's my daughters 10th birthday soon and this gorgeous stamp from Moonflower called Lilly Cat Fairy was part of a Kit & Clowder colouring challenge, and was just perfect for her!





Card ingredients include:

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: E13  E15  E09  E29
             Dress: R81  RV95  R56  RV99
             Wings: E07  E09  E18  E29, YG11  G21  G94
             Cat: E11  E13, W00  W1  W3,  C3  C5  C7  C9
Papers: Prima Tales of You & Me paper pack, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, Wink of Stella, lace, doily, flowers, twine, pearls, Shabby White embossing powder.









I'm playing along with:


Cute Card Thursday #482: Pinks
Crafty Gals Corner #127: Vintage
Little Red Wagon #398: Cats or Dogs
Crafting by Designs: Things with Wings
Fab n Funky #355: Vintage
Cutie Pie #112: Creatures Great & Small
Dream Valley #158: Square cards only
Crafting When We Can #146: Shabby Chic
Fussy & Fancy #189: Pamper Your Pets
Lets Create #126: Girls, Girls, Girls

Friday, 2 June 2017

One Cool Hombre!

Having a bit of a play with a cute little stamp set from Stamp Anniething I got in my goodie bag from the recent Kit & Clowder retreat. I had the perfect papers to go along with this cool hombre!

Stamp Anniething One Cool Hombre

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Stamp Anniething One Cool Hombre
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04
             Hair: E27  E47  E49
             Hat: YR16  Y21  YR24  E47
             Cactus: YG11  G21  G94  G99
             Yellow: Y11  Y15  Y38 
             Blue: BG53  BG57  BG78
             Red: R24  R27  R59
             Green: YG01  YG07  G05
Papers: American Crafts 'Happy Place' paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares & Rectangles
Other: Burlap ribbon, rhinestones.


Wednesday, 24 May 2017

King for a Day!

A quick card using some new crafty things; Nuvo Aqua Flow & Crystal Drops plus some new magazine freebie stamps.


Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Enchanted Collection magazine freebie
Colour Mediums: Card: Copic R29
                             Background: Nuvo Aqua Flow Azure Blue
Papers: Watercolour paper, cardstock
Other: Mustache washi tape, Nuvo Ivory Seashell Crystal Drops

Friday, 19 May 2017

Critters of the Past

Got some time to play with my new dies & stamps from Lawn Fawn. I love this cute little dino set, I had to search high & low to find it though! Check out this tutorial to see how I created the background with dies & Distress Ink!

Lawn Fawn Critters of the Past

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Lawn Fawn Critters of the Past
Copics: Trees: G12  G05  G19,  E35  E57  E79
             T-Rex: YR21  YR24  E35
             Stegosaurus: R24  R29  R59  C7,  R11  R20  R22  R05
             Brontosaur: E71  E74  E77  E79
             Pterodactyl: BV31  BV02  BV13
Papers: Cardstock
Dies: Lawn Fawn Critters of the Past dies, Grassy Border & Stitched Hillside. Impression Obsession Clouds for background.
Other: Gathered Twigs & Salty Ocean Distress ink, green brads.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Hello Mate

Having a play with a new image & Nuvo Embellishment Mousse!

Saturated Canary Coffee App

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary Coffee App
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  E15
             Hair: Y21  YR23  E35  E37
             Jacket: YG93  YG95  YG99  G99
             Scarf: R22  R24  R29  R39
             Skirt: B01  B12  B14  B18  B39
             Cup: E50  E53  E55,  E71  E74  E79
Papers: Kaszazz paper pack, cardstock
Other: Nuvo Embellishment Mousse, chevron stencil, sequins, doily, flower.

Saturated Canary Coffee App

I'm playing along with:

New Baby

It seems to be baby season at the moment, either friends are dropping bubs or announcing pregnancies - its all very exciting! Here is a sweet little card for one new arrival.

Saturated Canary Butterfly Baby

Card ingredients include:


Stamps: Saturated Canary Butterfly Baby
Prismacolor Pencils: Skin: 938  140  927  939  945
                                  Hair: 1084  941  947
                                  Suit: 938  1013  928  1017  1031,  1018  928  925  1095 
                                  Wings: 938  1068  1083  1080  1081 
Papers:  Kraft, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, White Opal Liquid Pearls, twine.


Saturated Canary Butterfly Baby

I'm playing along with:

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Beautiful Kind Mother

I'm joining in with the Simply B monthly Facebook Progressive Challenge. So in love with this gorgeous, timeless image.


Card ingredients include:

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: W4  W7  W9  100
             Dress: E07  E09  E18  E49, E50  R00  R20  R22
             Flowers: R83  RV34  E04, YG01  G21  G94  G99
             Ribbon: Y11  Y15  Y26  E27
Papers: Kaszazz papers, cardstock
Other: Lace, Pearls, flowers, seam binding ribbon, brad, doily, Wink of Stella.

Friday, 12 May 2017

Underwater World

I'd recently seen this style of card in a magazine (using acetate as a card base) and thought I'd give it a go. Its lots of fun creating the layered scene!


Card ingredients include:

Stamps: CC Designs Mermaid Emma on a Rock
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Pink: RV91  RV32  RV34
             Purple: BV31  BV02  BV13
             Yellow: YR21  YR24  E35
             Blue: B02  B05  B18
             Red: R24  R29  R39
             Rock: E13  E25  E29
             Reeds: YG11  YG13  YG17
Papers: Acetate, Kraft
Other: Wink of Stella.

Footy Champ!

Throwing together some quick cards for kids parties over the weekend, this one is for a little Footy fan using the only stamp I can find for Aussie Rules.

Lala Land Footy Luka

Card ingredients include:

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: E50  E53  E55
             Uniform: W00  W1  W3, B12  B16  B18
             Ball: R24  R29  R89
Papers: Franchville Primary Basics paper pack, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, buttons, alpha stickers.

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Quilting Cards

With Mother's Day arriving this weekend I played around with my 3/4" square punch and some magazine freebies to put together these quick and simple cards.



Card ingredients include:

Stamp & Die set: Fancy Florals magazine freebie, faux stitching stamp
Papers: From the depth of my stash 
Other: 3/4" square punch, twine, white embossing powder, sequins.


I'm playing along with:

Just Add Ink #358: Just Add Stitching
Southern Girls #159: Use an Actual Punch
Just Us Girls #392: Mother
Brown Sugar #249: Mother's Day
Creatalicious #114: Anything Goes + Mother's Day

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Party Animal

I have got A LOT of craft magazine freebies so I finally sat down and used some. This is one of the finial results.



Card ingredients include:


Stamps: Magazine Freebie 'Safari Friends'
Colouring Medium: Prismacolor Pencils 
Papers: Kraft, misc paper from stash
Dies: Square punch


Thursday, 27 April 2017

Mr Fix It!

This is a great image that suited my Dad (who is a handy man) to a tee (including the glasses, bald head & mo!)

Dr Digi Dunderton Decorators Ltd

Card ingredients include:

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E13
             Shirt: YR14 YR18  E08
             Overalls: YG01  YG03  YG25  YG17
             Shoes: E71  E74  E77  E79, W5  W7  W9
             Paint: B00  BG45  BG57  BG75
Papers: Basic Grey 'Bowties' paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Spellbinders Modern Stationary
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, alpha stickers, rhinestones.

Dr Digi Dunderton Decorators Ltd


Friday, 21 April 2017

Feel Better

My 6 year old niece had a terrible accident and had a door shut on her finger, and when she pulled it out it broke the bone at the end of her finger and ripped the nail off the bed, all of which required surgery to fix!!! So to help her feel better I made this card for her and sent her some things in the post.


Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary 'Sick of being Sick'
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: W5  W7  W9
             Blanket/Slippers: G000  G00  BG32  BG72
             Bear/Bottle: RV10  RV32  RV34
             Gown: E50  E53  E55
Papers: Create Paper 'Love Notes' paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Spellbinders Label 38
Other: Vintage Photo Distress ink, bandaid brad, flowers, brads, glitter washi.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Swingin'

I love playing along with the monthly progressive challenge over at Simply B Facebook as the challenge elements are detailed but open for such creativity. 

Simply B 20s Charlotte

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Simply B 20s Charlotte
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: E07  E09  E18  E49
             Shawl: E50  E53  E55
             Flowers Light: R00  RV91  RV95
             Flowers Dark: RV95  R56  RV99
             Leaves: YG91  YG93  YG95  YG99
             Feathers: E71  E74  E79
             Frame: E31  E35  E57  BG10
Papers: Prima 'Tales of You and Me' paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Kaszazz Tags 4
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, flowers, pearls, chipboard feather, doily.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Big Hugs to You

Getting into the Easter mood with this cute couple!

Saturated Canary Subscription October 2016 Penelope Revised

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary Subscription October 2016 Penelope Revised
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: Y21  E53  E33  E35
             Jumper/Tights: W3  B91  B93  B95  B97
             Dress: R00  R11  R32  R35
             Hearts: R22  R35  R27  R59
             Bunny: W00  W1  W3
Papers: Basic Grey 'Mint Julep' paper pack, vellum, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, wooden heart, flowers, lace, pearls.


Saturday, 8 April 2017

Aged to Perfection

My wonderfully talented sister-in-law celebrated a milestone birthday so I had to create something extra special for the occasion. I created a shaker scene card with #4 & #0's in the shaker with some glitter & sequins. 

The Paper Shelter Grace

Card ingredients include:

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair/Lace: W1  W3  W5
             Dress: G000  G00  BG32  BG72
             Flowers/Pillow/Ribbon: RV11  R83  RV34  E04
             Shoes/Vase/Chair: BG53  BG57  BG78  BG99
             Wood: E31  E35  E57  E79
Papers: Appleblossom Ornate Window paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Appleblossom Ornate Window, Poppystamp Antique Lamp Post, Die-Versions A Little Mint Alpha
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, sequins, glitter.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Starburst Thank You

I created this card with starting with the same technique as the previous Bokeh cards tutorial, except with this one I used a starburst stencil instead of a circle stencil.


Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Kaszazz sentiment
Papers:  Watercolour paper, cardstock
Distress Ink: Worn Lipstick, Green Moss, Broken China

Saturday, 1 April 2017

Geisha Thanks

My lovely Aunt recently moved into a care home and she gave away a lot of her belongings from her home to family, which included copious amounts of crafting things, figurines and a TV. To say a huge thank you I made this card for her.

Saturated Canary March 2017 Subscription Laugh

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary March 2017 Subscription 'Laugh'
Copics: Skin: E50  E21  E15  V95  R20
             Hair: B32  C7  C9  100
             Dress: R22  R29  R59  C7
             Sash/Shoes: W00  W1  W3  W5
Papers: Kaiser Craft Sakura paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Lala Land Folding Banner
Other: Liquid Pearls, flowers, white embossing powder.

Saturday, 25 March 2017

I'd pick you!

It's my 11th wedding anniversary tomorrow and I went bright and bold for a card to give my Hubby.

Saturated Canary Smell the Flowers

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary 'Smell the Flowers'
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: Y00  Y21  YR24  E35
             Dress: RV63  V15  V17  V09
             Flowers: YR02  YR18  RV04  RV09  RV69  G00  G02  G19  BG18
             Background: E33  E35  E57  E79  G000  BG70  BG000  B00
Papers: Kaiser Craft 'Butterfly Kisses' paper pack, cardstock, Kraft
Dies: Dies R Us Butterflies
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, Wink of Stella, twine, pearls.


Friday, 17 March 2017

A Rainbow of Happiness

One of my young daughters friends loves to come over just to colour with me so I wanted to make her a special card for her birthday, with a special surprise inside!


Card ingredients include:


Stamps: Saturated Canary November 2016 subscription 'Rainbow'
Prismacolor Pencils: Skin: 140  927  939  943
                                  Hair/Yellow: 938  917  1034  1081
                                  Green Dress: 989  913  912  909
                                  Blue: 1079  133  901
                                  Pink:993  994  1095
                                  Red: 922  924  1030
Papers: Touched by a Butterfly 'Rainbows & Sunshine' digital kit, cardstock
Dies: Taylored Expressions Tag Stacklets 2, Memory Box Hanging Cloud Border, Memory Box Precious Clouds, Poppystamps Rainbow, Cheery Lyn Designs Faerie Mushrooms, Spellbinders Grand Ovals
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, Kindyglitz.


I'm playing along with:

Cute Card Thursday #469: Celebrations
Crafty Sentiments: Any Shape
Cutie Pie Challenge #109: Digis & Dies
Fab n Funky #342: Children
Dies R Us #69: Borders and Edges
CCC Digi Creations #69: For the Girls
Lil' Red Wagon #385: Tag It!
Allsorts #406: Ladies or Girls
Creative Craft Cottage #83: More than 1 Fold
Paradise of Stamps #54: Spring
Cards Galore Encore: A little bit of Fantasy!

Saturday, 11 March 2017

Dad's Workbench

Its my fathers birthday next week and he always loves getting my cards so I wanted to do something very special and creative for him. This is what I put together. I had to go searching for the perfect image for the front and found this sweet image from Lili of the Valley. I left the front very clean and simple, because the surprise is on the inside (his very own foldout workbench!!)

Lili of the Valley The Workbench

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Lili of the Valley 'The Workbench', 'Handmade with Love'
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13
             Hair: E43  E44
             Overalls: W3  B91  B95  B99
             Shirt: E50  E53  E55
             Shoes: C5  C7  C9
             Bench: E35  E57  E79
             Tools: W3  Y13  Y26  R27  R59  B05  B18
             Ground: W1  W3  W5
Papers: Kaiser Craft 'Garage Days' paper pack, silver foil card, cardstock
Dies: Memory Box Men's Tools
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, twine, rhinestones.

Friday, 10 March 2017

Baby Animals

I have a few friends expecting little bundles over the coming months so I made a group of baby cards to have on hand for when they finally drop. As most of them do not know what they are having I've kept some of these cards neutral. 

   

   

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Kaszazz 'Adorable Friends' & 'Scrabble Background'
Distress Ink: Monkey: Mustard Seed, Squeezed Lemon, Vintage Photo
                     Giraffe: Lucky Clover, Mowed Lawn, Squeezed Lemon
                     Elephant: Stormy Sky, Salty Ocean, Lucky Clover
                     Rhino: Worn Lipstick, Pickled Raspberry, Aged Mahogany
Papers: Cardstock
Other: White embossing powder, twine, buttons.