Wednesday, 16 October 2019

WWC243 - Heidi's Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Hello, it's time for a new challenge over at Watercooler Wednesday!
This week Heidi is our host with a masculine anything goes challenge.
I'm into full swing on my Christmas cards and this new stamp set "The man with the bag" from Catherine Pooler is perfect for a masculine card.
I've kept my card very CAS which makes for a quick and easy card, perfect if you want to mass produce!


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We would love to see you join in on the challenge.  All you have to do is make a masculine  card for any occasion and link it up to the challenge blog HERE.  Make sure you check out all the other DT cards for some inspiration.
You have until Tuesday, 22nd October at 10.00am Melbourne Time or Monday 21st October 5pm US Mountain Time to link up your project.

Thanks for visiting.

The Flower Challenge 3rd Birthday

Hello, my card today is for The Flower Challenge who are celebrating 3 years!  Happy Birthday!
CAS-ual Fridays are the sponsors so I have used my favourite CF floral stamp "Pretty Posies" for the occasion.

I white heat embossed my images and then did some more Colorburst watercolour powder painting with Prisma pencils for the shading.  The sentiment is from my fave CF sentiment set "Shenanigans".




Thanks for looking, you can click HERE to take you over to The Flower Challenge to see all the gorgeous cards!

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Watercolour powders and Pretty Posies

Hello, I'm over on the CAS-ual Fridays blog today with a card I made using some Brusho and Colorburst watercolor powders and Prisma pencils.

I have never had much luck with those powders, I just don't know when to stop with the spraying of water and end up making a huge mess!  Today I have used them in a different way. 
If you would like to see how I made this card you can click HERE to pop over to the CAS-ual Fridays blog  to see all the instructions.



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Here's a link to the stamps and Fri-Dies used and 
don't forget you can use my special discount code below for 15% discount in the shop!



Thanks for visiting.

Sunday, 13 October 2019

AAA Cards Challenge #151


Hello, today we have a new challenge over at AAA Cards.
This time we want to see you use one corner with the optional twist of the below colour palette.



Our sponsor is STAMPlorations 



and our Guest Designer is  - Sandie
with a gorgeous CAS Christmas card.


For my card today I used the Weekend Doodles stamp set from Altenew and coloured it in with Copics and Prisma pencils.  I added some dots with a white gel pen and outlined the image with a grey Copic marker.


We would love you to join us, all you have to do is make a CAS card as per our theme above and link it up to our blog HERE.  Just remember we like to see lots of White Space on your cards!

Saturday, 12 October 2019

Less is More Challenge #406 - Rainbow

Hello and happy Saturday.
  It's time for a new challenge over at Less is More and this time we have a colour challenge for you.
We want to see rainbow colours on your cards.

Our lovely sponsor is Uniko Stamps!  
https://www.uniko.co.uk/shop/


For my card today I have used the English Country Garden - Butterflies stamp set from Uniko with a Kaleidacolor stamp pad to give me all those gorgeous colours.




We would love you to join us!  All you have to do is make a CAS card using the above theme and link it up to our challenge HERE.  Don't forget we like to see lots of white space on your card.

Thanks for visiting and I'll be back tomorrow.





Wednesday, 9 October 2019

WWC242 - Marsha's "All About Occasions" Challenge

Hello, it's Wednesday again and that means it's time for a new challenge over at Watercooler Wednesday.
Marsha is our host this week with a favorite of mine - "All About Occasions".
 I've made a Christmas card this time and used my new die from SSS and CZ Designs.  The background is an alcohol ink panel with some gold gilding flakes added.
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We would love to see you join in on the challenge.  All you have to do is make a  card for any occasion and link it up to the challenge blog HERE.  Make sure you check out all the other DT cards for some inspiration.
You have until Tuesday, 15th October at 10.00am Melbourne Time or Monday 14th October 5pm US Mountain Time to link up your project.

Thanks for visiting.

Sunday, 6 October 2019

Challenge me a Christmas card with Michelle Lupton



Hello and happy Saturday!
I'm so happy to be joining Michelle Lupton again this year for her "Challenge me a Christmas Card" event!  
Michelle asked me to choose a theme so I have chosen glitter.  I can't wait to see what Michelle has made, her cards are beautiful!

For my card I have used a stamp from Whimsy Stamps that I have had in my stash for a few years.  I love pulling out old stamps to use at Christmas time.  Actually I can't recall ever using this one!!
I coloured this cute little hamster in with Copics and Prisma pencils and then used a quickie glue pen to add some glitter.
I'd forgotten how hard it is to capture all the sparkle of glitter in photos!



Here's a close up showing more of the glitter.




Thanks for visiting and you can click HERE to take you over to Michelle's blog to see her glittery Christmas card.







Saturday, 5 October 2019

CAS-ual Fridays WCMD Challenge

Hello, today we are celebrating World Card Making Day with a challenge over on the CAS-ual Fridays blog.
There are prizes to be won as well as a Guest Designer gig!


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For my card today I have used the Full on Floral background stamp.
I white heat embossed it onto some white card stock and sponged with a few different colour inks.  I went over a few of the flowers with a Prisma pencil.  I die cut the "hello" from the Sweet Friend Fri-Dies several times in white card stock then added some glitter to the top layer.

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Don't forget you can use my special code below for 15% discount in the shop!



We would love to see you join in on the fun and make a card for our challenge.  Click HERE to take you over to the blog!
Thanks for visiting.



Wednesday, 2 October 2019

WWC241 - Dawn's Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Hello, it's time for a new challenge over at Watercooler Wednesday and this week Dawn is our host with a Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge.

I just received a new stencil from Simon Says Stamp called "Flora".  I ink blended Coral Cabana and Be Mine CP ink over the stencil then I took some Prisma pencils in similar colours and added some shading.  I cut a strip and matted it with some black card stock and adhered it directly onto a white card base. The sentiment strip is from The Ton digital stamps.

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We would love to see you join in on the challenge.  All you have to do is make a feminine card for any occasion and link it up to the challenge blog HERE.  Make sure you check out all the other DT cards for some inspiration.
You have until Tuesday, 8th October at 09.00am Melbourne Time or Monday 7th October 5pm US Mountain Time to link up your project.

Thanks for visiting.

Sunday, 29 September 2019

National Coffee Day Blog Hop - CAS-ual Fridays

Hello, CAS-ual Fridays is one of the many sponsors of the National Coffee Day Blog Hop over at Coffee Loving Cardmakers.
You can click HERE to take you over to the CAS-ual Fridays blog for all the hop details.



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For my card today I have used the Coffee Talk stamp set and the Coffee Cup Fri-Dies.
I started by smooshing some watercolour inks onto a piece of watercolour paper and when it was dry I die cut the large coffee cup from it.  I then die cut a heap of the smaller cup in white card stock and adhered them all onto a card panel.  I die cut the "coffee" sentiment from black card stock and adhered that onto the coffee cup then stamped the sentiment underneath.

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Make sure you hop over to the CAS-ual Fridays blog to see all the coffee cards the DT has made.  


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AAA Cards Challenge #150 - OLC


Hello, it's time for a new challenge over at AAA Cards.
This time we have a One Layer Challenge with the optional twist of Autumn.




Our sponsor is Winnie &  Walter.
Winnie & Walter, LLC


I took on the optional twist and coloured my image in Autumn colours using my Prisma pencils.


We would love you to join us, all you have to do is make a one layer CAS card as per our theme above and link it up to our blog HERE.  Just remember we like to see lots of White Space on your cards!


Saturday, 28 September 2019

Less is More Challenge #405 We Pick, You Pick.

Hello and happy Saturday!
It's time for a new challenge over at Less is More.


so all cards have sparkle plus another element from this list
sparkle + gloss, 
sparkle + matte, 
sparkle + pearl, 
sparkle + chalky


Visible Image is our generous sponsor and our Guest Designer is the very talented Maaike who was our July winner.


Visible Image
https://visibleimage.com/shop/

I chose Sparkle and Pearl for my card today.  I used the gorgeous butterfly stencil from Visible Image with a few different shades of blue ink.  With the stencil still in place, I sprayed some perfect pearls. I then removed the stencil and added some spots of glue using a glue pen, then sprinkled it with glitter.  
It's really sparkly and pearly in real life!



We would love you to join us!  All you have to do is make a CAS card using the above theme and link it up to our challenge HERE.  Don't forget we like to see lots of white space on your card.

Thanks for visiting and I'll be back tomorrow.







Wednesday, 25 September 2019

WWC240 - Kath's "All About Occasions" Challenge



Hello and happy Wednesday, it's time for a new challenge over at Watercooler Wednesday and Kath is our host this week with an "All About Occasions" Challenge.
I have made a birthday card using a gorgeous background stamp from Catherine Pooler Designs called "Climbing Flowers".
I stamped the image onto a piece of Neenah 80lb card stock with versamark ink and heat embossed with white embossing powder.
Then I ink blended three different colours of CP inks using  blending brush.  I die cut the panel using a stitched rectangle die and adhered it to a card base with some fun foam.  I added a sentiment strip from The Ton digital stamps.

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We would love to see you join in on the challenge.  All you have to do is make a  card for any occasion and link it up to the challenge blog HERE.  Make sure you check out all the other DT cards for some inspiration.
You have until Tuesday, 1st October at 09.00am Melbourne Time or Monday 30th September 5pm US Mountain Time to link up your project.

Thanks for looking!

Sunday, 22 September 2019

MFT 2019 Card Design Superstar Contest



Hello, today I have made a card for the MFT 2019 
Card Design Superstar contest Clean and Simple Genius category.






I recently purchased the Tweet Friends stamp set and I can't stop using it!  Those little singing birds are so cute!
I started by sponging some pink ink using the MFT Mix-ables cloud stencil and kept it to the lower right hand corner. I stamped the bird onto a separate piece of card stock and coloured it in with alcohol markers and Prisma pencils. I fussy cut the image out and adhered it onto my stencilled background with some foam tape for a bit of dimension.  I stamped the sentiment from the same set and adhered that directly underneath the bird then stamped some of the music notes directly onto the card panel.  I cut my card panel slightly smaller than my card base and adhered it with a piece of craft foam.


I hope you like my card today.
You can click HERE to take you over to the MFT blog to check out all the gorgeous cards already entered.
Thanks for visiting.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

WWC239 - Helen's Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Hello, it's time for a new challenge over at Watercooler Wednesday!
This week Helen is our host with a Masculine "Anything Goes" challenge.
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For my card this week I have used a cute stamp set from Craftyscrappers called "Peek-A-Boo".  My friend Ishani sent this to me all the way from India. How cute are those animals!  The bird is from a stamp set by Uniquely Creative.

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We would love to see you join in on the challenge.  All you have to do is make a masculine card for any occasion and link it up to the challenge blog HERE.  Make sure you check out all the other DT cards for some inspiration.
You have until Tuesday, 24th September at 09.00am Melbourne Time or Monday 23rd September 5pm US Mountain Time to link up your project.

Sunday, 15 September 2019

AAA Cards Challenge #149


Hello, it's time for a new challenge over at AAA Cards!
Our theme is "Up to One Third" with the optional twist of an inlaid die.  



Our very generous sponsor is 


Funky Fossil

and our Guest Designer is  Joy Dsouza with a beautiful card!

For my card, I cut a strip from an alcohol ink panel and die cut the "hello" from CAS-ual Fridays.  I then cut another "hello" from white card stock and inlaid it into the alcohol panel.




We would love you to join us, all you have to do is make a CAS card as per our theme above and link it up to our blog HERE.  Just remember we like to see lots of White Space on your cards!




Thanks for visiting!

Saturday, 14 September 2019

Pretty Posies

Hello, I'm over on the CAS-ual Fridays blog today with this card I made using the Modern Petals stencil and the Pretty Posies stamp set.  You can click HERE to take you over to the blog if you want more details.

I thought this would be perfect for The Flower Challenge #36 which is Anything Goes.











Here's a link to the products I have used if you are interested in purchasing them.
Don't forget you can use my special discount code below for a 15% discount in the shop.





Thanks for looking!