Friday, 20 July 2018

CAS-ual Fridays Rainbows and Butterflies



Hello and happy Friday!  It's time for another fun challenge over at the CAS-ual Fridays challenge blog and this we it is Rainbows and butterflies,  how fun is that!!

I stamped the flower from Mon Ami stamp set and coloured it in rainbow colours with my Prisma Pencils.
I used the coordinating die to cut it out and adhered it to my card panel with foam tape.  The butterflies are from the "Be" stamp set.  I adhered my card panel onto a top folding card base with some more foam tape.








If you would like the chance to win a $25 voucher to the CAS-ual Fridays shop, all you have to do is make a card with rainbows and butterflies and link it up on the challenge blog here.  Michele will double the prize to $50 if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps as the main focus of your card!  Good luck!


                                    

                                        Thanks for looking and have a great weekend!

Sunday, 15 July 2018

Less is More colour challenge #375

Hello and happy Sunday!  It feels like ages since I played along with Less is More so I made time today to make a card for the current Tangerine and Olive colour challenge.  When I finished my card and photographed it I thought maybe it's more red than tangerine but then I realised there are different shades of tangerine so I'm happy with that.  That's my story and I'm sticking to it! LOL

I stamped the flower from CAS-ual Fridays Mon Ami and die cut it with the co-ordinating die.  I coloured it in with some Altenew artists markers.  I must admit I haven't used my Altenew markers very much but they are so beautiful I am going to find more time to play with them.  I stamped the stem and leaves directly onto my card panel and adhered my flower with dimensionals.  I coloured some white cardstock with the same Altenew marker and cut it into two strips and adhered them directly onto a top folding card base.  The card panel was adhered with foam tape.

You can click here to take you directly to the LIM Challenge.

                    



                                             



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Tuesday, 10 July 2018

NEW Craft Stash Blog Hop: DAY 2





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Hello and welcome to my blog and day 2 of our New Craft Stash Blog Hop!  May I say I felt very honoured to be invited to join these very talented designers!!


I received some happy mail on Friday from the lovely Michele of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps.  I have challenged myself to make some quick cards and I thought the Sassy Smiles stamp set would be perfect for these.  There are so many fun sentiments in this set!! (do what makes your guts grin!! LOL)

I placed the SMILE stamp into my MISTI and used three different colours of Catherine Pooler Inks, blending the colours as I went with a blending tool.  I learnt this trick from Catherine!  I stamped the sentiments underneath in Versafine Black Onyx ink, die cut the panel with a stitched frame and used some foam tape to mount onto a top folding card base.  The little hearts are from the same stamp set.

Hows that for some quick cards!











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Friday, 6 July 2018

CAS-ual Fridays Challenge #203 Heat Embossing


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Hello and happy Friday!  We have a heat embossing challenge over at the CAS-ual Fridays Inspiration Blog this week.
We also welcomed  8 new talented designers to our challenge blog this week so make sure you pop over and check out all the inspiration.

 I never tire of watching the magic of heat embossing.  I white heat embossed the flowers from Pretty Posies onto Bristol card stock,  coloured them with my Zig Brush Markers and die cut them with the matching Posies Fri-Dies. I stamped the sentiment from Shenanigans in Versafine Black Onyx ink and heat embossed with  sparkle embossing powder.








                              




If you would like the chance to win a $25 voucher to the CAS-ual Fridays shop, all you have to do is make a card using heat embossing and link it up on the challenge blog here.  Michele will double the prize to $50 if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps as the main focus of your card!  Good luck!


                                    

                                        Thanks for looking and have a great weekend!

Friday, 22 June 2018

CAS-ual Fridays Fireworks Challenge #202


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Hello and happy Friday!  It is a beautiful sunny winters morning here in Australia, it looks like it's a perfect beach day until you step outside and feel the cold air!  Anyway enough about the weather, we have a fireworks challenge over at the CAS-ual Fridays challenge blog today.  Check out the inspiration photo and make a project with whatever inspires you from the picture.  I stamped the Full on Floral background stamp and white heat embossed it.  Then I sponged a mixture of different colours with CP inks over some of the flowers to give that fireworks effect.  I stamped my sentiment from the Shenanigans set onto a piece of vellum and attached it to my card panel.  I added a few die cuts from the Celebrate set and called it a day.






If you would like the chance to win a $25 voucher to the CAS-ual Fridays shop, all you have to do is make a card using the inspirational photo and link it up on the challenge blog here.  Michele will double the prize to $50 if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps as the main focus of your card!  Good luck!


                                    

                                        Thanks for looking and have a great weekend!

Sunday, 17 June 2018

Geometrics challenge



Hello and happy Sunday!  My card today is for the AAA cards challenge #117.  The challenge is CAS Geometrics.  I have stamped the beautiful Kaleidoscope Background Stamps from Catherine Pooler Designs in black versafine ink and heat embossed with clear sparkle embossing powder.  Then I cut it into three strips so I can make three cards!  The butterfly is from Happy Little Stampers Butterfly Birthday and I stamped it in black versafine and clear heat embossed it.  Then I coloured it in with Catherine Pooler Inks and a blender pen.  While I was at it, I made a pink one too and I added some Pink Lemonade sequins to the wings from Brittney Lee!
 There is a geometric challenge over at StampNation so if you're a member you will see my cards over there too.





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Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The Flower Challenge #21



Hello, my card today is for the latest challenge over at The Flower Challenge.  The theme this month is to use a previous challenge.  I chose #7 from April 2017 which is a sketch.
I stamped the Kaleidoscope Background stamp from Catherine Pooler Designs in black ink onto a piece of Neenah Solar white card stock and cut it into strips.  I stamped one of the flowers from the Wonderful Wildflowers stamp set (Catherine Pooler Designs) and die cut using the matching dies.  My sentiment is from Happy Little Stampers Butterfly Birthday.



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Friday, 8 June 2018

CAS-ual Fridays challenge #201


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Hello and happy Friday!  Our challenge this week over at the CAS-ual Fridays challenge blog is "Boys of Summer".  We challenge you to make a masculine card in summer colours.

I have used the Whole Shebang stamp set on my card today along with the Fun Fetti Fri-dies.  The ink pad I have used is Blue Breeze from Kaleidacolor, that even sounds summery doesn't it!





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You can click HERE to visit the CAS-ual Fridays shop, and click HERE to take you directly to the challenge.

If you would like the chance to win a $25 voucher to the CAS-ual Fridays shop, all you have to do is make a masculine card in summer colours and link it up on the challenge blog here.  Michele will double the prize to $50 if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps as the main focus of your card!  Good luck!


                                    

                                   

                                Thanks for taking the time to look and have a great weekend.

Sunday, 3 June 2018

Seize the Birthday - Patterned paper



Hello, I'm back again today with another card for a challenge.  This one is for the Patterned Paper challenge over at Seize the Birthday.  I have used a strip of CP Designs Black Tie Gala paper and stamped and fussy cut a butterfly from CP Designs Faithful Flutterings stamp set. I stamped the butterfly with Catherine Pooler inks in Pixie Dust, Flirty Fuchsia and Royal Treatment.  Click here to take you directly to the challenge.








































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AAA Cards 4th birthday challenge



Hello and happy Sunday.  Today's card is for the AAA Cards 4th Birthday challenge #116.  Happy Birthday AAA cards!  I have used the fun party hats from the latest Catherine Pooler SOA Celebrate Friends collection.  The sentiment is from a set by CAS-ual Fridays exclusively for  SOA Young at Heart.
I stamped the party hats in Catherine Pooler Inks and stuck a piece of glitter washi tape along the bottom.

Click here to take you directly to the AAA challenge blog.





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Saturday, 2 June 2018

Less is More #372



Hello and happy Saturday!  Today's card is for the Less is More challenge - Thinking of you/one layer card.
I have used a new stamp set from CAS-ual Fridays called Peaceful Garden and stamped with Catherine Pooler inks in It's a Girl, Be Mine and Garden Party.  You can check the challenge out here.









                                                             
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Friday, 25 May 2018

CAS-ual Fridays 8th birthday celebration challenge.


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Hello and happy Friday!  Today we are celebrating CAS-ual Fridays 8th birthday so we have a birthday themed challenge for you!  And to celebrate, Michele is giving away a fun 3 x 4 Celebrate stamp with any order over $40. (Offer ends 6/6/18 while supplies last) Click here to shop and click here to visit the challenge blog!

For my card today, I have used the Celebrate stamp set along with Pretty Posies.








                                           

                                                         

If you would like the chance to win a $25 voucher to the CAS-ual Fridays shop, all you have to do is make a birthday themed project and link it up on the challenge blog here.  Michele will double the prize to $50 if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps as the main focus of your card!  Good luck!



                                     


                                            Thanks for looking and have a great weekend!

Friday, 11 May 2018

CAs-ual Fridays Sketch Challenge #199


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Hello and happy Friday!  We have a fun sketch challenge over at the CAS-ual Fridays challenge blog today.
Click here to take you directly there!  I have come to love sketches lately as they make it easy when your creativity seems to have disappeared!
I've used the Bold Wishes stamp set for my card today and stamped with CP Inks.  I used a ruler and drew some lines for a border using a Fine black sharpie pen.








If you would like the chance to win a $25 voucher to the CAS-ual Fridays shop, all you have to do is make a card using the sketch and link it up on the challenge blog here.  Michele will double the prize to $50 if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps as the main focus of your card!  Good luck!


                                  


                                       Thanks for looking and have a lovely weekend!

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Less is More sketch challenge

Hello, my card today is for the current  Less is More Challenge #370  which is a sketch.
I wasn't feeling very creative today so a sketch is just what I needed.  I stamped the flowers from CAS-ual Fridays Pretty Posies stamp set with versamark and heat embossed in white.  I coloured them in with my Zig Real Brush markers and die cut them with the co-ordinating Fri-dies.  I stamped the sentiment from the same set straight onto my card base, adhered the flowers on with some foam dots and liquid glue and finished it off with a few hearts stamped in CP midnight ink.









               Thanks for looking and I'll be back tomorrow for another CAS-ual Fridays challenge.


Friday, 27 April 2018

CAS-ual Fridays challenge #198

Hello and welcome to another challenge at CAS-ual Fridays.  I can't believe it is Friday again!!  I think I had better start making my Christmas cards with the way the year is flying!!

This week's theme is " April Flowers bring May showers" so we would like to see flowers on your project. Hmmmm my favourite subject.
I have used the beautiful Mon Ami stamp set and Fri-dies for my card and coloured them in with Copic markers.  I added a piece of patterned paper along the bottom and curved the sentiment above the flowers. This is my go to sketch at the moment and I can't get enough of the black and white patterned paper.

Michele is offering 15% discount in the shop until 8th May 2018!!  See below for the code.



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If you would like the chance to win a $25 voucher to the CAS-ual Fridays shop, all you have to do is use flowers on your project and link it up on the challenge blog here.  Michele will double the prize to $50 if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps as the main focus of your card!  Good luck!


                                  

                                                             Thanks for looking!