Friday, 20 October 2017

Have a blooming good day!

My wonderful father-in-law is celebrating a milestone birthday this year. He is a keen and avid gardener so when I saw this adorable image, I knew it would be perfect for him!

The Paper Shelter Venus Fly Trap

Card ingredients include:

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: W1  W3  W5
             Hat: YR20  YR21  YR24  YR14, B93  B97  B99
             Apron: E71  E74  E77  E79
             Shirt: W1  W3  B95
             Flowers: R35  R46  R59
             Bush: YG03  YG63  YG67  G99
             Clouds: C1  C3  C5
             Sky: G000  BG70  BG000  B00  B12
Papers: Kaiser Craft Kaleidoscope paper pack, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, metallic green embossing powder, twine, alpha stickers.

The Paper Shelter Venus Fly Trap

I'm playing along with:


As You Like It: People of Animals? (I love to colour people in and to give them character and to bring them to life!)

Santa's Naughty List

The countdown is on for Christmas, and as a member of the Kit & Clowder community I joined in the Christmas Card Swap. This is the card I made for my lucky swap partner. I can't remember where the sentiment comes from as I had it printed out already in my colouring stash, but I though it went well with this little character.

Bugaboo Xmas Brat Boy Elf Sitter

Card ingredients include:

Coloured with: Copics
Papers: Kaiser Craft Mint Twist paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Spellbinders Standard Circles
Other: Sequins.

Bugaboo Xmas Brat Boy Elf Sitter

Out of this World

Another play with a some new Lawn Fawn stamp set, this time a CAS shaker card, but still playing with my Nuvo Aqua Pens for the Galaxy background.

Lawn Fawn Out of this World

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Lawn Fawn Out of the World stamp & die set
Coloured with: Copics
Papers: cardstock

Friday, 13 October 2017

Kick up your heels!

My wonderful mother is celebrating her birthday this week and she is a huge Elvis fan. When I saw this super cute digi from The Paper Shelter, I knew it would be great for her!

The Paper Shelter My ELvis Teddy

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: The Paper Shelter My ELvis Teddy
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: R02  R24  R59  E49
             Pants/Teddy: YR20 E31  E35  E57
             Shirt: G00  BG32  BG72
             Scarf: RV000  RV10  RV02  RV23
Papers: Fancy Pants Trend Setter paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Frantic Stamper Music Score
Other: Rhinestones, flowers, ribbon.

The Paper Shelter My ELvis Teddy

I'm playing along with:

Sunday, 8 October 2017

A little birdie told me...

My adorable niece celebrated her birthday recently and this is the special card I made just for her.


Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturate Canary Practice 2
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: V04  V06  BV13  BV17  BV08
             Dress: B93  B26  B29  B39
             Lips: RV04  RV17
Papers: Prima French Riviera paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Rectangles
Other: Leaf, lace, flowers, pearls, Wink of Stella.

I'm playing along with:

Allsorts #436: Trees & Leaves
Fussy & Fancy #197: Shabby Chic
Cute Card Thursday #498: Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination #135: Anything Goes

Friday, 6 October 2017

Get Outta My Belly!

We celebrated the impending arrival of a new baby in the family, so I finally got the chance to use this fun Saturated Canary image.

Saturated Canary Overdue

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary Overdue
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: E31  E35  E57  E29
             Lips: R83  R85  R89
             Top: BV00  BV11  BV13  BV17
             Skirt: C3  C5  C7
Papers:  cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares
Other: Leather trim, flowers, sequins.

Saturated Canary Overdue

I'm playing along with:

Tuesday Throwdown #363: Bundle of Joy
Creative Knockouts 3214: Anything Goes
Cards Galore Encore #Oct: Anything Goes
Just Keep Creating #Oct: Anything Goes
Penny's #349: Anything Goes

Monday, 2 October 2017

Happy Retirement

I love it when my husband comes home and asks me to make a card for him to give to someone, I just don't like it when he says he needs it the next day! So glad I was able to throw this together in time.


Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Miscellaneous Magazine Freebies
Coloured with: Copics
Papers:  papers from stash, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares

Magical Mermaid Day

It's my niece's birthday next week and I wanted to do something cute & fun & different for her. When I saw something similar in a magazine using Lawn Fawn stamps, I just had to case it with what I had!

CC Designs Mermaid Emma on a Rock

Card ingredients include:

Stamp: CC Designs Mermaid Emma on a Rock
Coloured with: Copics
Paper: Acetate, cardstock
Other: Kindyglitz

CC Designs Mermaid Emma on a Rock

I'm playing along with:

Saturday, 30 September 2017

40 Birthday Wishes

My brother had a milestone birthday this month and I wanted to make him something fun!

Bloobel Birthday Cupcake

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Bloobel Birthday Cupcake
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  
             Hair: E35  E39  E59  E49
             Top: R24  R29  R39
             Pants: B12  B14  B18
             Shoes: C5  C7  C9
             Cupcake: E71  E74  E77
             Hat: Y11  Y13  Y15
Papers: Vellum, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, metallic blue embossing powder, melted pony beads.

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Rock Star!

A cute & fun card for my nephew's recent birthday. He asked for a microphone for his birthday, so I got that and created this card to match!

Bugaboo Rock Star Boy

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Bugaboo Rock Star Boy
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: Y11  YR21  YR24
             Pants: W3  B93  B95  B97
             Guitar: E50  E53  E55, R17  R46  R59
             Glasses/Shoes: BG53  BG57  BG18,  C5  C7  C9
Papers: Pebbles 'Boy' paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Upstyle

I just adore all of her hair! So naturally I used my favourite hair colour combo.


Saturated Canary Practice 1

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary Practice 1
Copics: Skin: E50  E21  E15  V95  R20
             Hair: E07  E09  E18  E49
             Top: Y17  YR14  YR18
             Flowers: R81  R83  R85  R89, YG11  YG23  YG67
             Ribbon: BG53  BG57  BG49
Papers: Magazine Freebie paper, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares & Rectangles
Other: ribbon, flowers, White Onyx Liquid Pearls.

Saturated Canary Practice 1

I'm playing along with:

Gamer Boy

This is a fun card I made for my brother-in-law for his recent birthday. He's a big computer game player so I thought this image was perfect.

Saturated Canary Gamer Revision

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary Gamer Revision
Coloured with: Copics
Papers:  paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Circles

Nature Love

I loved this image as soon as I saw it, but was too scared to colour her in. I absolutely how she has turned out!

Saturated Canary Nature Love

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary Nature Love
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: E21  E25  E29
             Top: E50  E53  E55
             Skirt/Leaves: YG11  YG663  YG67  G99
             Bird: Y11  Y13  Y15
             Cat: W1  W3  W5
             Fish: E95  YR02  YR14
Papers: Basic Grey Mint Julep paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares & Rectangles
Other: Gold glitter washi tape, flowers & leaves, pearls.

Saturated Canary Nature Love

I'm playing along with:

Sweet Stampin: Favourite Stamp (I love all of the hair & folds in this stamp!)
Cutie Pie #115: Favourite Image (I love all of the hair & folds in this image!)

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

You don't look a day over Fabulous!

Many of my friends are turning 40 this year and this is one of the many cards I'm making for the milestone celebrations.

The Paper Shelter Art Deco Charme

Card ingredients include:

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04
             Hair: E71  E74  E77
             Dress: E00  RV10  RV32  RV34
             Feathers: RV34  R56  RV99
             Gold: Y15  Y26  E35
             Moon/Table: C1  C3  C5  C7  C9
Papers: Cre8tive Designer paper, gold paper strips, cardstock
Other: Flowers, Wink of Stella.

The Paper Shelter Art Deco Charme

I'm playing along with:

The Paper Shelter #310: Make it Digital
Crafting by Designs: Drink Up! (Winner!)
CCC Digi Creations #81: 3 of a kind (flowers)
Try It On a Tuesday: My Friend
Artistic Inspiration #186: Anything Goes (Top 5!)

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Always your little girl

A little something different with this card which I created for my mother for Mother's Day, from her little girl.

Little Darlings Schmaggie

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Little Darlings Schmaggie
Distress Ink: Skin: Tattered Rose, Vintage Photo, Aged Mahogany
                     Hair: Old Paper, Walnut Stain
                     Suit: Spun Sugar, Aged Mahogany
                     Wool: Iced Spruce, Black Soot
                     Background: Walnut Stain, Black Soot, Tumbled Glass
Papers: Prima 'Tales of You and Me' paper pack, watercolour paper, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, Shabby White embossing powder, lace, doily, twine, flowers, crown chipboard, heart brad.

Little Darlings Schmaggie

I'm playing along with:

Lil Red Wagon #411: Distress It (Featured!)
Inky Chicks #88: Favourite Colours (I love pinks & browns as they have a lovely vintage feel)
Allsorts #432: x2+ Designer Papers (Top 5!)
Crafty Creations #350: Anything Goes (Top 3!)
TTCRD #12: Anything Goes