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Monday, 19 August 2013

Lacey Sunshine and a game of bingo!


Hi there and welcome this week to our two team face off competition at Through the Purple Haze Challenges!  Both teams entered their creations this week and the winning team gets to win a prize!


Anyway i have a lovely little digi from Lacy Sunshine for you this week that i made into a box for treasure! 
My Bingo line is three papers, ribbon and pearls!


Well i found a boa and decided to paper it completely in a script paper from a paper pad 12 x12 by DCWV called the Magnolia way, the next sheet on top was My Minds Eye 12 x 12 paper pad called 29th Street. And last but not least with the papers i used a K & Co Speciality paper.  I then mounted my lovely little girl pirate and just edged her with a light green distress ink around the edges.  I used a Spellbinders grand nestabilities large labels set to frame my pirate and the paper below.


I then did a layer of green ribbon round the box, then a cream lace and ribbon as a second layer and last but not least i added a cream pearl edging to it.
I finished her off by adding some pearls ont he top corners and some green rhinestones in different sizes which was immediately whipped away by my son for his girl friend...so bye bye treasure box!

My copic colours that i used this week were as follows:

Skin R20 R22 ,cheeks and lips...E21, E00, E000
Hair E19, E09, E08, E01
Scarf G00, G02, G03, G05
Top G09, G07, G05, G02
Skirt G0000, G00, G02, G03
Eyes G00, G02
Sword  Y28, YR26, YR23
Earring Y24, Y23
Boots BG,99 BG96, BG93, BG90
Buckle and straps E19, E15 and YR23, YR24




Well i hope you like my project this week and i would like to enter into the following challenges:

Challenges 4 everbody - anything goes
Lacy Sunshine - girls,girls, girls
Creative Fingers  anything goes
Inspire me Fridays - anything goes
Sami Stamps - anything goes
Crafts and Me - anything goes

The Outlawz Challenges - Alcohol marker colour palette




Monday, 12 August 2013

The stampin chef facebook fan page challenge entry




Hi there i thought i would show you my entry for the Stamping Chef Recipes 

Cover Photo

I had a little fun with this one as it is the first time i have done sepia colouring but all in all i think she turned out quite well....i used the digi  Scarlett Hunger


I used the following copic for Scarlett:

E 41, 42, 43, 44  and E40 as a halo around the outside.
I used Tea dye distress ink pad on the die cut and scattered straw on the tag/sentiment.
I used a lovely little 6 x 6 paper pad by Bazzill basics paper called timeline which i thought gave her the more timeless sepia age feel to the card.


I hope you like her and i would like to enter her into the following challenges:

TSC recipes Scarlett hunger




See you soon 





Floppy Latte butterflies and flowers


Hi there 

welsome to a rather wet and soggy day it s also a bit chilly a big change from the past week ...

Here is my DT inspiration sponsored by


 for you this week with

Through the Purple Haze Challenges


The materials i used this week  were

Leaves G 03,05,09
Flower V12,15,17
Butterfly BG 01, 02, 05, 07, 000, 0000 and YR 04, 02, 01




I used the following materials:

Paper: DCWV The butterfly garden and Teresa Collins Fabrications
six half backed pearls in a very light pink and a sentiment mounted onto a die cut out.

I would like to enter into the following challenges:
sami stamps - anything goes
crafts and me - anything goes



Hope you like my card and many thanks






Sunday, 11 August 2013

Simply Betty Face book Challenge good vs evil




Hi there and welcome to my entry for the Good vs Evil Simply Betty facebook challenge with Spika the evil mermaid



Well here is Spika she is coloured in the following copic colours:
Fins BV25,29,23 and BV 11,13,17
Eyes BV 31,35
Hair BV 17 13 11
Skin YG 0000,00,01,03
and i also used a clear sakura glitter pen to give her a little shine along her fins.



I used some Black card and green pearlescent card from Papermill Direct, which i have used for the very first time and found it of a really god quality.  I used a really nice black frilly ribbon which i overlaid with green velvet ribbon and then a small piece of pearl string.  I then added bade to the gills mounted onto green pearlescent card and then added a couple of blingy disc down the edge to finish her off....Not the most complicated of cards but i felt she didn't need that!

I hope you enjoy her and hope to see you again soon.

I would like to enter into the following challenges:














Monday, 5 August 2013

Crafty Sentiments


Hi there everyone welcome to another monday morning! Does anyone else have  Mondayitis?

It always that little bit harder to get cracking on a Monday for me especially when i dont get on well with the heat...roll on a nice warm autumn!

Well this week we are sponsored Crafty Sentiments over at the challenge blog
Through the Purple Haze Challenges 




Here is my make and it isn't the greatest photo as i was really naughty and went out for the day!



So i started off with Paper Cellar craft block in lovely pastel hues





I then embossed  pearlescent  card and distressed the risen areas with Tim Holtz Broken China distress ink pad. I then mounted summer breeze digi onto a slightly bigger scalloped blue oval.
I distressed a lovely die cut with hearts in it an i don't have a clue who made it but its lovely and i use it alot. I put a small foam pad either end and created a curve so it bows outwards a little...i did the same with the happy birthday ticket.




I then added a selection of paper flowers to the top left hand corner and either side of the ticket
and then used Baby blue Liquid Pearl around the edge of the scalloped design.
Behind the lovely hear die cut is a very gauzy ribbon with a silver trim through the middle.



Now i used some of the Promarker pens that are way out of my comfort zone a) because i am a Copic girl and ) i don't have many of them!

The colours i used were:
Hair -  Cinnamon,Caramel and Sandstone
Skin - Blush and Dusky Pink
Dress -  Artic Blue, Sky Blue and Duck Egg
Hair band -  Rose Pink and Dusky Rose



Well i hope you like my creation this week and i look forward to seeing again soon!

I would like to enter into the following challenges:

Great Impressions
Dream valley challenges summer days
613 Avenue Creates anything goes
The ribbon girl blog
Challenges for everybody Anything goes
Two sisters challenge anything goes











Saturday, 3 August 2013

Blog candy Alert

Blog Candy Alert!!

Once Through the Purple Haze Challenges reaches 100 followers you will be eligible to wing this lovely lot of blog candy.

There are seven packets of Crafty Bitz embellishments and some stick on bling as well as a Unity Stamp Company Your Wings Exist set!

All you have to do is become a follower 
and
add this picture to your sidebar and link it back to the challenge blog!



And this is where you can find us!


Good Luck!