Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Sketch 6

So we on to our 6th sketch on our CardMaking forum and this is the card I made:

I used Spellbinder dies: Squares; Leaves and Circles. 

and this is the sketch I followed:

I will enter this card into the following challenges:

MMCS Dies Dies Dies
Country View Crafts Die Cuts
PanPastels Anything Goes

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Altered coaster

I made this hanging coaster for the coaster swap on our CardMaking forum:

 I used an embossing folder to cover the coaster and surrounding card.
The dies I used were: Die-Namics Locks and Keys: Spellbinders Cogs.
I aged it all up with DI and sanded.

I will enter this project into the following challenges:

MMCS Dies, dies, dies
Country View Crafts: Die cuts

Thanks for looking :)

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Get Well

So I had another play with my new Art Flowers stamps by CE, here is the next card:

Just love these arty stamps!!! Papers: MME antique dots, Kraft card. Die-Namics die and dotty embossing folder.

I will enter this card into these challenges:
Country View Crafts How Does Your Garden Grow
MMCS Spots or Stripes
paulaholifieldscrafts a little bit of Kraft

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

New Beginnings

this is the challenge over at Pan Pastels so this is the card I will enter:

 I followed a sketch we had on our CP forum, the bride & groom are Die-Namics dies, added tulle for the wedding effect.

thanks for looking :)

Saturday, 18 May 2013

Art in Flowers

Oooo I just had to use my new Art Flowers stamps from CE, love them!!

I embossed some kraft card with a dotty folder and inked with DI, used some scrap MME dotty paper, embossed the flower stamp and coloured with Distress markers.

I followed the current sketch we have on our CardMaking Paradise forum

I will enter this card into the following challenges:
Country View Crafts How does your garden grow?
MMCS  Spots or Stripes
paulaholifieldscrafts A Little bit of Kraft 

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

More Flowers

So here is another card for the challenge over at Country View Crafts :

 I love the way this card turned out!! I used an embossing folder for the background and rubbed over with a mix of gilding wax along with the tags. The birds and cage is a die-namics die.

Sunday, 12 May 2013

New Home

I love this template from CardMaking Paradise it's so easy to cut out!!

I thought this card would fit in with the challenge over at Country View Crafts this month it is 'How does your garden grow?'

here is my card:
 The papers are 'flora doodle', the dies are Die-Namics 'boy meets girl' & Spellbinders 'scallop edge'

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

How does your garden grow??

that is the challenge over at Country View Crafts so this is the card I will enter:

 I love using dried wet wipes to make these beautiful soft flowers!! After drying them out I just cut them into a spiral, roll & stick and you have a fab flower!!! The leaves are a Spellbinder die, the sentiment is a CE stamp.

Friday, 3 May 2013

Scrap Box 8

Spots or stripes is the challenge over at MMCS. I made this card from my scrap box:

Once again I used Die-Namics Fishtails die along with the beautiful Bow template from Cardmaking Paradise

Thursday, 25 April 2013

More Butterflies

So here's another make for the challenge over at Country view crafts the theme is Butterflies:

I used a mix of Creative Expressions gilding wax, Die-Namics swirl & Spellbinders butterflies. The butterflies were cut from a two tone card.

Friday, 19 April 2013

Brad, Buttons & Bows

This is the challenge over at PanPastels so here is the card I will enter:

 I used Die-Namic dies and an embossing folder. I used my new CE gilding wax!!!  love love love these!!  Pearl Moon is the shade I used here.

I added this photo because it shows the shine you get with the gilding wax!!

Friday, 12 April 2013

Butterflies 2

So I just had to play with butterflies again as this is the challenge over at countryviewchallenges so this is the card I made:

 I love tone on tone, I used cream hammered card, I embossed the inner satin card with a crackle mask, cut the leaves and large butterfly from vellum, embellished with pearls. Love this card!!!

Scrap Box 7..... MMCS challenge

Yes Easter Colours is the challenge over at MMCS so I made another card:

I used Die-Namic dies throughout ( love those dies!!) they are just perfect for using up scraps. I cut the flowers from felt for a different texture. I really love the colours in this card.

Thanks for looking :)

Friday, 5 April 2013

MMCS...... Challenge 4

Easter colours is the challenge over at MMCS here is the card I made:

The flowers and leaves are Spellbinder dies, Fish Tail Die-Namics and label.

Scrap Box 6...... Spring

Into the scrap box again for another card for the Dies to Die for April challenge...... Spring:

Again I used Fish Tail Die-Namics, Mica Masks, Die-Namics Heart border and the bird is a Die-Namics die (love it!!)

Scrap Box 5....... Spring

So I dove into my scrap box again to make this card for the April challenge at Dies to Die for .... Spring is the theme.

I love using these Fish Tail dies by Die-Namics, so handy for using up those scraps!!! The tags are CB dies

Monday, 1 April 2013

Butterflies..... Sketch 3

So it's time for another sketch on our forum with cardmaking paradise here is the sketch:
here is the card I made:

I will enter this card into the April challenge at countryviewchallenges this month it is Butterflies.
My butterflies were cut from vellum using a Spellbinder die, the swirls are Die-Namics dies.
Loved this sketch Sara!!

Bunnies Bunnies Bunnies

Yeah a brand new challenge blog starts today over at paulaholifieldcrafts so 'Anything Goes' is kicking it off!!

I won a border punch from Paula so I wanted to use it for my first entry, here is my card:

I thought the bunnies would look great by moonlight so I used a brayer for the background and punched a second row of bunnies to add highlights. Spellbinders and die-Namics dies was also used.