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Friday, 21 June 2013

Sealed with a kiss

Another gods of love digi by Simply Betty Stamps called Friga


Papers used: Spring fling by Teresa Collins, Core impressions mini - My minds eye (which i sanded gently to bring out the shape and other colour.
I used three black and three pink flower jewels.
Love heart ribbon and a coordinated bow with a acrylic flower center.

I also edged the image with alternate Stickles in Fruit punch and CottonCandy.




Oh and before i forget i used the follwong colours when colouring her:
Copics Skin: R20, E01,00,000
Hair E18,44,49,47
Dress is promarkers Poppy, Lipstick Red and Ruby.

I have a few promarkers and decided to see if copics and promarkers would complement each other.....and....they work really well together.

look forward to seeing you all soon

I would like to enter into the following challenges:








Tuesday, 18 June 2013

30th Birthday photo frame

Hi there 

It was my sister's 30th birthday recently and i decided to alter a double photo frame for her.

So here she is and i have even remembered what i used to create it! whew! there are so many times you get into something and then after you have finished you realise that you have forgotten what you have used .

I used a plain white double hinged frame from the Factory shop £5.




I started by covering the photo frame in Brilliance Pearlescent ink pads in Orchid and Purple.
I then used Cosmic shimmer mist over the whole thing in Candy pink and Tarnished gold 
(i used card to cover the glass areas)


I used the digi image Thank You by Saturated Canary....coloured her in with copics
Hair YR 27,24,21,14
Dress (promarkers) duck egg , arctic blue,sky blue and copics RV 11,14.
I then coated her with Dimensional magic by Mod Podge. I then added thirty 4mm Pink flat backed pearls glued with Mod Podge Jewel glue.


I added some pink lace corners, white lace flower and leaves with a pink flat backed pearl in the middle.  I also added a couple of acrylic flowers to complete the look.

A true gift from the heart as it took me a few days to complete it and get it right.

I hope you like my creation

I would like to enter into the following Challenges:

Created with Love challenges - Favourite things
Love to scrap challenges - anything but a card
Challenges 4 everyone - anything goes
Craft \lovin Challenge blog - anything goes
Crafty Friends Challenge - favourite colour combination
Crafting Musketeers - stamped image
Heck of a challenge -bingo - lace, yellow and flowers
Scrappers Delights - S is for ...Saturated canary hello and shimmer mists
  









Monday, 17 June 2013

Unforgettable moments

A card for a friend.




I remember most of the material used with this one.

A2 Spellbinders locking loops
Simply Betty digi - Gods of love - Friga
Papers - Melody Ross design collection
Black feathers, lilac ribbon and a lily flower.
Lace and stick on blingy shapes.
Unforgettable moments stamp 


Colours used:
Skin R01, E21,11,51,50
Dress RV 17,13,14
Hair YR 27,24,23,21

Well i think i remembered everything.....hope you like it.

I would like to enter into the following challenges:

Created with love challenges -  favourite things
Challenges for everyone - anything goes
Make it Monday
Craft Lovin Challenge Blog -  anything goes
Crafty Friends Challenge - favourite colour
Crafting Musketeers - use a stamped image
Heck of a  challenge- bingo - lace, yellow and flowers
Scrappers delight - S is for...simply betty stamp friga and spellbinders die











Monday, 10 June 2013

Sweet and Simple with Indigo Blu


Hi there i have another card that i made using Indigo Blu's Ella Bella.


Its really easy to make and took about twenty minutes!


Okey dokey i stamped Ella Bella onto a 6x6 card blank and then blended in a Platinum planet brilliance pad like you do with a distress ink pad gettting lighter as you work your way to the centre.

i then added some clear rhinestones into the ends of her hair for a bit of bling!


Now this was the hardest bit! twisting and gluing hearts on a wire around the card!


And that is it all done and dusted i think that is the quickest and simplest card i have done in a long while BUT it wasn't the EASIEST!!!

Hope to see you back soon 

Best wishes 







Happy Fathers Day with Indigo Blu



This week at Creative Creations Challenges we were lucky enough to be sponsored by Indigo Blu

So welcome and i hope you like my card!





I stamped the man in top hat image from part of my Indigo Blu collection Pomp and Pageantry onto a oval nestabilite and used TH distress inks in gathered twigs and  scattered straw to just edge it and make it complement the colour scheme i had chosen. 

I used an 8x8 Kraft card and a pieces of paper from my stash in brown and a mustard colour. I then took a white piece of paper and flitter glued a background using the Union Jack and used Lancashire Rose gilding flakes to get the background.  A lovely effect for sure!I then used Gold brilliance ink pad to stamp great britain onto the background.

I stamped Father's day onto a tag and then edged it with flitter glu and used chariot of fire gilding flakes to finish of the edges...


I enjoyed playing with the Indigo Blu stuff although it does take a bit of practice with the gilding flakes and and antistatic cloth is a must (tumble dryer cloths work just as well)


I have a second card for you today hope you like:


i used a stepper card and covered it with My Minds Eye - Lost and Found Two
then stamped six Union Jacks and distressed them in various blues..Tim Holtz Weathered Wood,Faded \jeans, Broken China and Stormy Sky. I mounted them in a fan shape on two steps and added the top hat man and the lion from Pomp and Pageantry...and then stamped the sentiment Quintessentially English for the top right of the card.




Well i hope you have a look at the Indigo Blu website as there is some wonderful things you can buy and play with.....i now how five types of gilding flakes and Ella Bella and i think given time (and money of course) could get quite addicted.....i especially want to try their Ice Resin and Kroma crackle.....my fingers are itching...lol

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Indigo Blu Forever 21 - Backgrounds
The Crafters Cafe - Fathers or for a male
Craft your passion challenges - Fathers day/masculine
Cafty Card Makers - Father's day
Get Inky Challenge - Creation for boys and men
Tammy's Scrappin Corner - Manly card/ Fathers Day
Hobby Cutz Challenges - Masculine/Fathers day



I hope to see you all at Creative Creations Challenges and look forward to seeing your creations.



Sunday, 2 June 2013

Orange,black and white with a little fairy twinkle



Hi there!

I know i haven't posted for a while but i have had a little blip! Both health and internet went wrong at the same time but at least it gave me a good excuse to recuperate...lol

Any way today i have a fairy card from Simply Betty Stamps that i am entering into the  


So with no further ado this is my entry and the ingredients!

Okey dokey colours first!

That's the best bit the colouring :-)

The pictures haven't some out very well unfortunately but the card actually looks great!


Dress Y04,15,17
Wings  YR 18,16,14,7.4,2 and Y38,18
Rock E35,34,33,31
Hair 100 (teeny tiny bit mainly C9,7,5,3
Skin E 000,00,01,02 and Ro2 lips and cheeks
Eyes BG05,07
Water B000,000,00,01




Now for the rest!


I glittered the edge of the wings and filled in the yellow spots with glossy accents

So! i mounted her onto a combo of black.orange and then black card.
Added a little orange ribbon and some black beaded ribbon (if that is what you can call it)
i added a Dienamics scalloped border and added black crystals to the scallop edge and then three orange crystals on the bottom right edge of the fairy picture and an orange one and black one to the thank you sentiment that i then added.

So there you have it!

I would like to enter into the following challenges:

Crafty Calender Challenge - things with wings
Paper Creators Crafts - anything goes
Chocolate, coffee & cards - Fantasy and fairies
Inspire me Fridays - anything goes
Totally papercrafts - anything goes


Hope you like and look forward to seeing you all again soon!