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I started crafting with cards in 2006 and now I am hooked,I love any kind of stamping and have been very lucky to get published in Paper craft essentials, making cards, Simply cards & papercraft, Digital crafting essentials and Crafters Companion Inspiration magazines. I design for Mo's Dream Team and Lili of the valley. I have made some very talented friends through this blog, I love my crafting buddies. Any questions feel free to email me at greavsie1967@hotmail.com

Friday, 30 September 2011

Wedding card


This card is a request from work, the image is from Lauretta's digi stamps called Wedding cake, I have coloured with letraset flexmarkers and promarkers, embellished with GD, cut out with a framelit from sizzix and used a floral stamp around the edge of the image. The DP is from my stash, I have added an embossed panel attached the image, added some gorgeous gold lace and a cream ribbon tied in a bow. The circle sentiments are from LOTV and Hobby Paleis, the top one is computer generated, I finished off with some pearls and a pearl pin.

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Baby card


This card is for a friend at work, she has just had a baby girl. I have decided to use my Penny Black bears and my hero arts Alphabet stamps for this card. I have coloured with water coloured markers and embellished with stickles cut out with spellbinders and matted to some pink gingham CS. The DP is from my stash, I have embossed some white card with a baby folder and rounded the edges.Added a doily border using my MS punch, added a pink ribbon and some white tuille both tied in bows, the sentiment strip is from pink petticoat, the circle sentiment is from hobby paleis and the top one is computer generated. The stamped words are a stamp from Elzybells, finished off with some pearls and puffy pink hearts.

This card fits the following challenge
Cupcake craft challenge #161 ~ if you go down to the woods today

MMCS CH 25 ~ DT Card ~ Dressing up

The challenge theme this week at MMCS is dressing up, we are sponsored by Poodles doodles.


For my card I have used Micky. He is coloured with promarkers, matted to some red then blue CS, the DP is from my stash, I have embossed some star panels, added some die cut stars with card candi in the centres. The top sentiment is from my stash, the bottom one is from ginger house I think. Finished off with a photo corner and some buttons.

Can't wait to see your creations
Gaynor :)

This card fits the following challenges
MIM challenge #56 ~ Anything goes
ATC Challenge #11 ~ What are little boys made of

Monday, 26 September 2011

Craft your Passion CH 77 ~ DT card ~ Colour combo

We have another challenge for you at Craft your passion, this week we want to see a colour combo, so here it is

very vibrant don't you think

we are sponsored by Lauretta's digital stamps, coco dingo and letraset


For my card I have used a Lauretta digi called Pingo, he is coloured with prisma pencils and sansodor, matted to some lime then black CS, The DP is from dovecraft, I have added an embossed strip to the side a punched pine strip as well using my MS punch. The bottom sentiment is from Bethanys elegant word art and the other one is computer generated. I finished off with a white poinsettia covered in stickles with a lime glitter brad in the centre and a die cut snowflake using a marianne die and a pearl in the centre.

Can't wait to see your creations.
Gaynor :)

Sunday, 25 September 2011

OSAAT DT card CH 81

It's challenge time at OSAAT, this week the theme is favourites, so we want to see a favourite stamp, favourite colour, favourite die etc.


For my card I have used a Favourite image of mine called Dear Mr Claus from Stitchy bear stamps.
I have coloured with Promarkers, watercolour markers and embellished with GD and fun flock. I cut out with a x-cut fancy die, matted to some red mirror board, The DP is from Dovecraft, the sentiment is from pink gem designs, i finished off with some red rhinestones and embossed photo corners.

This card fits the following challenges
The corrosive challenge #133 ~ punches and die cuts
Paper sundaes ch#88 ~ anything goes

Friday, 23 September 2011

Wedding card


This card is a request from a friend at work.
I have used an image from Lauretta's digi stamps called Wedding Cake, her stamps are very good value for money. I have coloured in with promarkers and added a little GD and stickles, cut out with an arch die from sizzix, inked around the edge and added some punched out butterflys. The DP is from my stash, I have matted this to some cream then white CS, I added a cream lace and an organza ribbon tied in a bow, some blue rose buds and a pearl pin, the image is matted to some cream embossed card. I have finished off with some flowers from dinkybutnice on Ebay. The bottom circle sentiment is from Hobby Paleis, the top one is LOTV and the other sentiment is computer generated by me.

This card fits the following challenges

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

snuggly Christmas


I just love this digi from the Prairie fairy, can you believe I have had this a year and haven't used it!!
It is called A Mother's love. I have coloured with copics not that it needed much, added some GD, matted to some silver CS, the DP is forever friends, I have added a diagonal scallop, the sentiment strip is from pink petticoat, finished off with some silver mesh tied in a bow and some diamante gems, the sentiment is from Kanban.

This card fits the following challenges.

MMCS DT card ~ challenge 24 ~ Girls or Boys

We have a new challenge at MMCS, the theme is boys or girls. We are sponsored by Pollycraft


For my card I have used a Pollycraft image called Cherry Kisses Skate, she is coloured with letraset flex markers, embellished with GD, flowersoft fine polar white and fun flock, Imatted to some blue then pink CS, The DP is from Papermania, I have attached some pink and white bakers twine and threaded through a pink flower button, added some card candi, a dew drop and snowflake, the sentiment is from cats life press.

Have fun, can't wait to see your creations
Gaynor :)

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Zumba Card


This card is a request from a lady viewing my Blog.
The imageis called Dance fever2 from Karen's Doodles.
She is coloured with Spectrum Noir pens, matted to some pink gingham CS, I then added a photo corner and a large pearl. The DP is from my stash, I have added some whitetuille and tied in a bow, a cream scallop border to the top with some pink pearls, The circle sentiment is from Ladybugcraftsink, the rest are computer generated. Hope she likes.


Anything goes challenge # 50 ~ Anything goes

It's challenge time again at the craft den anything goes challenge blog, this week is Anything goes so easy peasy

I have gone for a Magnolia stamp,  I have masked them and then stamped a winter scene with an Alota stamp. I have coloured with prisma pencils and sansodor, promarkers for the faces, some GD and fun flock, matted to some red gingham CS, the DP's are Dovecraft. I have added a red gingham ribbon, die cut a snowflake with foam using a spellbinders die and covered it in twinklets then added a brad to the centre. The top circle sentiment is from papermania and the bottom one is from Bethany's elegant word art, I finished off with some red dew drops

Please visit the rest of the design team for lots of Inspiration and leave them some love
Gaynor :)

Monday, 19 September 2011

Cocoa and marshmallows


Aaaah ain't she just the sweetest little image, she is called Hot Cocoa from Phindy's place, I cannot wait to see some new Christmas image's from Phindy.

This liitle girl is coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils, I have added some sakura glaze to her cup, some fluffy stuff to the marshmallows (love this stuff) and some GD to the ground for frost. I have then cut out with the new arch framelits from sizzix and matted to some red gingham CS, The DP's are from Dovecraft, they have been matted to some red mirror CS, I have added some white tuille and tied in a bow, the sentiment is from Cat's life press, I have finished off with some pearls and a wooden santa I found in the bottom of the draw, you know how it is, you forget what you have lol.

This card fits the following challenges
Phindy's place challenge #72 ~ Christmas is creeping up on us
Christmas stampin all year long ~ Christmas photo inspiration challenge

Blog Candy winner

As promised the winner of my blog candy is No3, that's you Cathy, congrats sweetie, email me your address and I will get the stamp off to you.


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CYP Challenge 76 DT Card ~ Occupational hazard

We have a new challenge for you at craft your passion, the theme is Occupational Hazards. We are sponsored by Dude time doodles


For my card I have used an image called Conrad Construction from Dude time doodles. He is cloured with promarkers and flex markers, I have added clear sakura glaze to his hat, matted to some brown then blue CS and faux stitched around the edge with a pen. The DP is computer generated by me. I have added some twine and a button and tied in a bow, two more metal buttons and the sentiment is from hobby paleis.

Have fun ..

CYP Blog hop


Welcome to Craft Your Passion Challenges VERY FIRST  "Anything Goes" Blog Hop!!
We are very excited about all the changes our blog has gone through in the last couple of months and wanted to throw a party. What better way to do that, than to have a BLOG HOP!!!

If you have hopped over from Jessica then you are in the right place. If you just happened to stop by and would like to join our hop from the beginning, please go toCraft Your Passion Challenges and follow along for a chance to win some AMAZING blog candy along the way and PRIZES at the end.


All Craft Your Passion DT members are going to be playing along in the hop with some very special guest designers.



Each designer along the way is featuring a project that showcases a digital image from at least one of our amazing Blog Hop Sponsors.
What’s more exciting is you can participate too by creating a project and linking it up over at Craft Your Passion Challenges for a chance to win one of several prizes.

But, there’s a twist. Be sure to visit all the stops and leave a comment. Once you have finished the hop we would like you to create a project using at least one digital stamp and enter it with our Linky tool.

While you are hopping, be sure to check out the blog candy the designer's have to offer you. You don't want to miss out on any of it!


For my cards I have used a Paper shelter image called ' Sunny Day ' and a Mo Manning image called ' Love ya ' they are both coloured with promarkers.


I am offering this gorgeous clear Christmas stamp from ladybugcraftsink as blog candy, to win I'd love you to become a follower of my blog and leave me a comment saying you would love to win this gorgeous stamp. I will pick a winner using random.org and display the winner on my blog on Monday the 19th of September.




Next stop by Jaiden's blog, to see what she has in store for you today.

Remember, once you have hopped to all the stops and left your comments (we will be checking), it's your turn to show us your "Anything Goes" project.

Make sure to include a digital stamp somewhere on your project, and link up your project over atCraft Your Passion Challenges by Midnight CST September 21 to be eligible for the prizes. Winners will be announced on our Monday, September 26th Challenge post.



Thank you all for hopping with us today and don't forget to "like" Craft Your Passion Challenges on facebook and join in our September Facebook Fan of the Month Challenge under the "discussions" tab!!
Good luck. 
Gaynor :)


Sunday, 18 September 2011

Gingerloft Dt card ~ Vintage


It's challenge time again at Gingerloft, we want to see vintage.
for my card I have used Cello player, coloured with promarkers, I have used DP from my stash, matted to some cream and white card, added some lace and ruffled it, added a blue organza ribbon tied in a bow, and matted my image to some white glitter embossed CS, finished off with some pearls.

Can't wait to see your creations
Gaynor :)

OSAAT CH #80 DT card ~ Punch it

We have a new challenge for you at OSAAT, the theme is punch it. We are sponsored by the lovely Joanna Sheen and you could win a £10 UK gift voucher

For my card I have used a digi called Night Angel from Stitchy bear stamps, she is coloured with letraset flex markers and embellished with GD. I have matted to some blue CS. The DP is from forever friends and dovecraft, I have added some sparkly white ribbon to the left and an organza blue ribbon and tied in a bow. I then stamped the sentiment from LOTV and punched this out with a scallop circle punch, and then I punched out the photo corners and added dew drops and a pearl, Finished off with a punched snowflake, I punched a few and stacked them up added a silver snowflake and pearl to the centre.

Can't wait to see what you create
Gaynor :)

Saturday, 17 September 2011

Craft your days away DT card ~ Pink, Brown & blue combo

It's challenge time again at CYDA and the theme is pink, brown & blue colour combo set by the lovely Angel.

We are sponsored by Simon Says Stamp and you could win a $10 voucher.

For my card I have used Stella from Bugaboo, she is coloured with copics and matted to some pink then blue CS, the brown flower DP is from pink petticoat, I have matted this to some brown CS, to finish I added some pink ribbon and the sentiment is from cuddly buddly and some pearls.

Please visit the rest of he DT and leave them some love.
Can't wait to see what you come up with.

Friday, 16 September 2011

Santa


As you can see I have changed my blog template and I like the clean look of it.

Another Christmas card to show you today, This image is from Pollycraft and is called Tis the season santa and at the moment he is just 49p yes that's right 49p can you believe that.
I have coloured him with promarkers and embellished with GD and a little chalk for the sky. I have matted to some Kraft card. The DP is from dovecraft, I added a star embossed white card, a cream scallop border. I also die cut a snowflake and the sleigh using marianne die's, finished off with some red dew drops and the sentiments are from cuddly buddly.

This card fits the following challenges



Wednesday, 14 September 2011

13th Birthday


This is a request from my Boss Lizzie, it's for her son Oliver.

As you all know most boys this age are into computer games and Oliver is no exception, so I have once again turned to one of Mo Manning's images. This one is called Video Boy, he is coloured with a mixture of promarkers and prisma pencils, I have added a clear glaze pen to the controller and a black sakura glaze for the wire. I then matted to some Navy CS. The DP is from a christmas pad. I have added a scallop border, some twine threaded through a button and tied in a bow, some embossed panels and photo corners, the 13 sentiment is from ladybugcraftsink, the rest of the sentiments are computer generated by me.

This card fits the following challenges

60th Birthday card


This is another request from a friend at work.

This is an image from the fab Mo Manning she's called Perfection, I have coloured her with letraset promarkers and the new flex marker, I have added some GD and fluffy stuff, matted to some gingham CS, the DP is from nitwits and that was my last sheet ( very depressing ), I have added some red gingham ribbon to the top and added some pearls, I also added some roses ribbon at the top. The recipe sentimentis from card making downloads, the sentiment strip is from pink petticoat, the 60 sentiment is ladybugcraftsink and I added the th with a pen. Finished off with some pearls.

This card fits the following challenges

30th Birthday card


This card is a request from a friend.

I have used a clear stamp from the Kanban damask diva's range. She is coloured with promarkers, embellished with GD and sakura clear star pen. I have cut out with a nellie die and matted to some black CS cut with a X-cut die and added some flowers, the DP is from my stash, I have matted this to some grey then black linen CS. I attached a satin white ribbon and added some pink pearls. The die cut behind the image is a marianne die, I have added some gorgeous flowers from the ribbon girl. The big flower was made using 4 different flowers layered. The 30 sentiment is from ladybugcraftsink, the sentiment on the image comes with the stamp and the bottom one is computer generated.

This card fits the following challenges
Die cut dreams challenge #98 ~ flower power ~ at least 5 flowers, my card has 7


MMCS CH #23 Birthdays

It's challenge time again at MMCS, this week the theme is Birthdays and we are sponsored by Jen's Digi images

For my card I have used Tommy present. Hope you like my card.
Please visit the rest of the DT for some Inspiration and leave them some love
Gaynor :)

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Carrots anyone


I just love these digi's from Motivet, this one is called feeding the dear, I have coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils and embellished with twinklets for the snow, brown fun flock for the reindeers antlers, skaura glaze pen for the carrots and some clear gems for the buttons on her coat. I then matted to mome red CS, The DP is from dovecraft, I have added a red gingham bow, some dew drops and an icicle cut from a marianne die then added stickles. The top sentiment is from pink gem designs and the bottom one is from LOTV. Another crissy card done.

This card fits the following challenges
Make it monday ~ Anything goes
Catch the bug challenge ~ lets get punchy

The Ruffle


This is the quickest card I have ever made, it took me about 15 minutes. I had to do it in a hurry for my sister in law. The stamp is from Ladybugcraftsink, it's called the ruffle. Kerry who owns the stamps made a card using this stamp about a week ago and I loved the way she coloured it so I had to give it a go, I used pro markers and stickles, the sentiment comes with the stamp and because it is clear you can manipulate them to curve to your die cut which is what I have done. The lace is also from Ladybug crafts ink, I have tied it in a bow. The DP is from my stash, I have added a doily punched border with my MS punch and finished off with some pearls, the bottom sentiment is computer generated.

Monday, 12 September 2011

Craft your passion CH 75 ~ DT card

We have a new challenge at Craft your passion, it's the 'F' word, so we want to see something beginning with F on your projects. We are sponsored by Kenny K


For my card I have used Foam. I have coloured the image with my new letraset flex marker ( fab fab fab ), then stamped a LOTV sentiment to the side. The DP is from papermania, I have added an embossed star border and a scallop, added some bakers twine and threaded a blue button, the image is matted to blue foam and I have die cut 2 stars with the foam as well, finished off with a sentiment from my stash and some blue card candi.


Sunday, 11 September 2011

OSAAT CH #79 ~ Anything goes ~ DT card

This weeks challenge at OSAAT is anything goes, so so easy, we are sponsored by the stamping boutique and you could win 5 digi's

For my card I have used 'Floral watering can' from stitchybear stamps. I have coloured with promarkers and embellished with citrus flowersoft for the center of the flowers. I have used papers from nanas nursery and my local craft shop, a doily punch by MS, I finished off with ribbon, brads, pearls and roses, and the sentiment is from my stash.

Can't wait to see your creations.

This card firts the following challenge


Thursday, 8 September 2011

Piggy Birthday


 

Aaaah sweet little piggy. This card is a request from a friend at work, she wanted a 21st card with a pig on and green for her son's girlfriend, a strange request you might think lol. After scouring the net I came across this little beauty from Phindys place called Piggy Balloons. I have coloured with promarkers and embellished with GD, I used tim holtz distress ink for the sky, then matted to some bright green then green blue CS. The DP is from a walk in the park. I added a bright green border and attached aome green grossgrain ribbon and tied in a simple bow then added another simple bow to the other side in a different green.The sentiment strips are from pink petticoat, the 21 today sentiment is from ladybugcraftsink, I have used a sakura glaze pen and added GD to this to give a raised effect, finished off with some green pearls and the 'Emily' sentiment is computer generated. I hope she likes I wasn't sure to start with but I really do love this card.

This card fits the following challenges
Creative card crew ~ Anything goes

Phindy's place winner 13/9/11

Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Beautiful flowers


This card is a request from a friend Linda, she wanted a card for her Daughter Samantha with a flower theme. I have used an image from Digi doodles shops best called calyopsis, I have used this image a lot I love it. I decided to go for a colour I don't usually pick The paper looks a little washed out on the photo. I have added some pearls and a fancy pin some white satin ribbon, the sentiments are from Hobby paleis, pink gem designs  and cuddly buddly, the top one is computer generated.

Anniversary card


This card is a request from a friend at work, I hope you aren't getting sick of seeing this stamp, I have used it 3 times this week lol. Everyone has gone mad for it at work. I have coloured this image with the new letraset flexmarker and I have gone for a blue and cream theme, I have added some lace and covered the seam with a blue organza ribbon tied in a bow. The Dp is from my stash, I have matted to some white linen CS and then some fancy wallpaper, yes I said wallpaper. I have embossed some glitter card and then matted the image to some blue Gingham CS, I have finished off with a pin pearl, some pearls, the circle sentiment is from LOTV and the rest are computer generated. I hope she likes....

This card fits the following challenges
Ribbon carousel challenge #19 ~ Anything goes must use ribbon

My Mum's Craft shop challenge 22 ~ Lots of layers


This is my first Dt card for My mum's craft shop, it's challenge #22, we want to see lots of layers. Our sponsor is the paper shelter.

For my card I have used a stamp from Wild rose studios called ' Ava with present', she is coloured with spectrum noir pens, cut out with the new sizzix framlits archs. The DP's are from dovecraft, Kanban and papermania, I have used an Icicle marianne die and covered in stickles, to the left I have used a MS pine punch, the sentiment circle is from my stash and I have added a red button and some twine to the centre and tied in a bow, finished off with a wooden tree painted with glamour dust paint and some red dewdrops.

Please visit the rest of the design team for wonderful Inspiration and leave them some love.
can't wait to see what you come up with
Gaynor :)

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Drummer boy


This card is for my friend Eunice, it's for her Grandson Josh, he loves drumming, so i have picked a digi from Pollycraft called ' Jerry kisses ~ Drummer ', he is coloured with promarkers and sakura glitter pens, matted to some blue linen CS, the DP is from forever friends, I added a happy birthday circle sentiment from Hobby paleis, and the words josh. I die cut lots of different stars and added card candi in the centre, finally added a scallop at the bottom, some photo corners and the other sentiment is computer generated.

This card fits the following challenges

21st Birthday


This card is a request from my friend Eunice, she wanted a 21st birthday card for a friends Daughter who works in a bank and she wanted this as the theme. I have used a stamp from Stamping Bella called 'clickabella', she is coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils. I cut her out using my new sizzix arch framlits, then matted to some pink gingham CS, I embossed some white card with a cuttlebug swirl frame folder. The 21st DP is from printable heaven, I have added some marianne photo corners, a scallop border, some sparkly lilac ribbon and some quickcutz flowers with brads in the centres, finished off with a double bow, a 21st sentiment which is a stamp set from ladybugcraftsink, the other sentiments are computer generated.

Anything goes Challenge #49 ~ Dt card

I have been chosen to be part of the Design team for The Craft Den ~ Anything Goes challenges. I am so thrilled. The theme is Vintage/shabby chic

I have gone for a vintage look, I have coloured with promarkers and embellished with GD, then inked around the edge, cut with the new dies from sizzix, embossed some white card with a cuttlebug folder. I have distressed the postcard with tim holtz old paper ink pad, added stickles around the DP, attached some gorgeous lace and a brown ruffle ribbon, finished off with some pearls, pins, flowers and the sentiments are from LOTV and my stash.

Cardstock
Kanban stamp
Tim holtz distress ink
Memento ink pad black
Pinflair glue
double sided tape

Please visit the rest of the DT and leave them some love
can't wait to see your take on the theme.

This card fits the following challenges

Monday, 5 September 2011

Anniversary Cruise


Another card for Mavis, Her son's 30th wedding Anniversary is coming up and they are going on a cruise to celebrate so she has tested me here.

I have used a Kanban stamp which you can buy here and a digi from Delicious doodles Teri Sherman called ' cruise liner', I have colured them with promarkers, matted to some cream and white CS, added some pearls and a flower die cut with a quickcutz die and added a sparkly brad to the centre, I finished off with the computer generated sentiments.

This card fits the following challenge

50 today


This card is a request from my friend Mavis, her son is 50 soon
I have used a digi from Digistamp boutique called ' Alf and beer' he is coloured with promarkers and embellished with sakura glaze and fluffy stuff, i used a x-cut die to cut him out and matted to some Kraft CS, the DP is from daisy & dandelion, I stamped the 50 today and the other 50 sentiment with a set bought from Ladybugcrafts ink I use this set all the time. I finished off with some die cut stars, button and card candi, the other sentiments are computer generated by me.

This card fits the following challenge
Creative stamp friends ~ card for a man


Craft your Passion DT Card ~ CH 74

Its challenge time at Craft your passion, this week is Anything goes with a twist, the twist being add a flower.

For my card I have used an image from Phooka called 'Turtle', he is coloured with Promarkers, prisma pencils for the grass and tim holtz distress ink for the sky, I have then matted to some Kraft card, The DP's are forever friends and K & Co, I have embossed some Kraft CS with a bubble embossing folder, added some jute and some buttons from Basic Grey, finished off with a punched out flower and a button in the center.

Please visit the rest of the design team for some fantastic inspiration and leave them some love.
Can't wait to see your creations


Sunday, 4 September 2011

OSAAT CH 78 ~ Use a digi ~ DT card

We have a new challenge for you at OSAAT, this week we want you to use a digi.

This week we are sponsored by One stop card crafts

For my card I have used 'Snow trio' along with 'baby it's cold outside' backing papers both from stitcy bear stamps.

I have coloured with promarkers and embellished with GD, twinklets and stickles, the sentiment is from catslife press, I finished off with some die cut stars, snowflakes and pearls.

Can't wait to see what you create.

This card fits the following challenge
Charisma cardz challenge #35 ~ Anything goes
Divas by design challenge #9 ~ christmas
For fun challenge ~ It's christmas in August

Gingerloft Dt card ~ Make a sky challenge

We have a new challenge for you at Gingerloft, we want you to create a sky using any medium you choose.


For my card I have chosen Tim Holtz distress ink tumbled glass for my sky and a ink duster, then some yellow chalk for a bit of sunshine coming through. The image is of course from Gingerloft, it's called 'Hot air balloon set', you can buy it here. The balloons are coloured with promakers, the sentiment at the top comes with the set. I have added some blue and white twine and fastened a button, then tied off. To finish I added some card candi, buttons, and the other sentiment is from my stash.

Can't wait to see your creations.

Saturday, 3 September 2011

CYDA DT card ~ CH #28 ~ make your own flowers

It's challenge time again at Craft your days away, it has been set by the lovely Cathy and she wants you to make your own flowers.

We are sponsored by One stop crafts and you could win a £10 voucher


For my card I have used a digi from Squigglefly called 'Shopping girl', you can buy her here. I have coloured with promarkers and embellished with GD, The DP is from dovecraft, I have matted to some pink gingham CS, the ribbon is from my local craft shop. The flowers i made using up oddments of organza ribbon and i stitched a bead to the center, really good idea to use up your oddments of ribbon. I have added a heart border with my MS punch, the sentiment is gingerhouse. I finished off with some pearl pins and pearls.

I can't wait to see your creations, please visit the rest of the DT and leave them some love.

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Special Granddaughter


This card is a request from my friend Eunice, it's for her Granddaughter Gaynor, you don't get many of us lol.

I have used a digi called 'Grace' from the fab Victoria Case, you probably know by now she is my favourite, her images are stunning. I have coloured her with Promarkers and a little sakura glaze on her lips, she is cut out with a spellbinders die and matted to some cream CS with rounded corners. The Dp is from my stash and is matted to some off white pearlised CS, I have added a scllop punched border, some lace and a pink organza ribbon tied in a bow. I also added a die cut corner, die cut heart, punched out the 30 sentiment which is from ladybugcraftsink. I finished off with some pearls and a butterfly and flower bead, the other sentiments are computer generated.

This card fits the following challenges
Crafty creations challenge #134 ~ punches and die cuts ~ use 3 or more ~ I have used 7

Savvy shoppabella and some news


This card is for my friend Carol, if you are reading this Happy Birthday .
I have chosen an image from Stamping Bella called Savvyshoppabella, she is coloured with promarkers and embellished with GD, cut out with the new sizzix framlits plain ovals and scalloped ovals, I then added some pearls and a gorg flower. The DP is from dovecraft, I have added a scallop border and attached some pink organza ribbon and tied in a bow, added a mulberry flower and finished off with some pearls and the sentiment is computer generated by me.

My exciting news is that I have been chosen to be part of the design teams for Anything goes~craft den challenges and My mums craft shop challenges, I am so excited I can't tell you.

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