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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Crafting for all Seasons Challenge #82 Christmas in July

Hi everyone I hope that you are all well and happy and enjoying the lovely sunshine we are having! Welcome to my little bit of blogland .
Its challenge time over at Crafting for all Seasons and the theme for this fortnights challenge is Christmas in July. We have had some fab digis to work with this challenge from our sponsor Meljens Designs.
 So here is the card I have created using the super cute Christmas Owl digi image and I hope that you like it.
 
 
Goodies Used
Base: 6x6 card blank from Papermania that I layered paper from the Docrafts Back to Basics Christmas essentials paper pack and edged the card with red poppy promarker.
Topper: Created using the gorgeous Christmas Owl Digi mounted on some glossy deep red paper, coloured with a selection of Promarkers and highlighted using glitz glitter glue.
Embellishments: Christmas flowers from Hobbycraft, a bow created using ribbon from my stash and 2 silver card candi in the centre of the flowers. 
 
We have a fantastic prize of 4 non coloured digi images from our sponsor for this challenge so what are you waiting for get crafting!
Sponsor
Meljen's Designs is a lovely stamp company owned and illustrated by Melissa Jenkins. She illustrates whimsical rubber and digital images inspired by her kids and family. Meljen's Designs has a new challenge every Thursday, and a Guest Designer each month at the Meljen's Designs Blog. Please visit the adorable line of Meljen's Designs stamps at our store HERE to browse all of Melissa's lovely designs! You can also see Melissa's exclusive rubber stamps at her corner of Whimsy Stamps, too!  Don't forget to join Meljen's Designs on Facebook HERE to take advantage of special sales and promotions that are just for her facebook fans!
 
 
Links
Crafting For All Seasons Challenge blog
 
Thank you as always for stopping by
Hugs
Tina xxx
HAPPY CRAFTING
 
 
 

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

A little Clean and Simple creation

Hi everyone I hope that you are all well and happy a big welcome to my little bit of blogland.
Recently I have seen quite a few Clean and Simple creations and challenges around blogland and as this theme is not something I often do I thought that I would jump out of my comfort zone a little and give it a whirl. So here is what I have created and I hope that you like it.

 
Goodies Used
 
Base: 5x7 textured card blank from Anitas that I popped a piece of self adhesive butterfly lace tape across the middle.
Topper: Die Cut nestabilities shape.
Sentiment: Stamp is part of the ' Discover Your Passion' set by Indigo Blu. I used Jet Black ink from Archival stamped onto the die cut topper.
Butterfly: Stamp from the ' Discover Your Passion' set by Indigo Blu stamped onto card using Jet Black ink from Archival.
Embellishing: Just 4 black Card Candi in the corners.
 
I am entering this card into the following challenges
Fantasy Stampers - Clean and Simple
Thank you as always for stopping by
Hugs
Tina xxx
HAPPY CRAFTING

Monday, 14 July 2014

Tsunami Rose - Sample for July

Hi everyone I hope that you are all well and happy. Welcome to my little bit of blogland .
Today I would like to share with you a sample card I have created using the " Vintage Damask Flush -Pink Purple paper  by Daisy Collins owner/ designer of Tsunami Rose Designs.
Here it is and I hope that you like it
 
 
Goodies Used
Base: White Card blank from Papermania that I covered with the Vintage Damask Flush paper and inked the edges with Regal Rose ink from Stampin Up.
Tag: From a printable selection from Tsunami Rose
Flowers: Created using spiral torn paper from Vintage Damask flush - Pink purple with skeleton leaves behind
Embellishing: Cerise pearls used in the corners are from my stash
 
 I am entering this into the following challenges
Crafting from the heart - Anything Goes
 
Squigglefly  Over The Edge Challenge
 
Links

 
Thank you as always for stopping by
Hugs
Tina xxx
HAPPY CRAFTING

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Crafting For All Seasons #81 - Tic Tac Toe

Hi everyone I hope that you are all well and happy!
Welcome to my little bit of blogland.
I am very pleased and proud to tell you that I was recently asked to join the Crafting For All Seasons DT and today sees my very first DT creation for them.
The theme being Tic Tac Toe ( see table in links).
Here it is and I hope that you like it.
 

Goodies Used
 
Base: 6x6 card blank from Papermania that I added the Rose backing paper from The Paper Shelter
Topper: Rose digi image from The Paper Shelter that I coloured with a selection of Promarkers
Embellishments: Flowers created using tissue paper that I coloured with Amethyst Promarker, die cut swirls coloured with Amethyst promarker, purple organza, buttons and the butterflies are cut from an extra piece of backing paper and highlighted with extra superfine glitter.
Links
Crafting For All Seasons Challenge blog
 
Tic Tac Toe table
 
Our generous sponsor for this challenge is offering a $20 prize to spend on goodies in the store
The Paper Shelter
 please do pop along and join in the challenge for your chance to WIN.
Thank you as always for stopping by
Hugs Tina.
xxxx
HAPPY CRAFTING
 

 

Friday, 4 July 2014

Stamping with the Dragon - Easel Card

Hi everyone I hope that you are all well and happy. Welcome to my little bit of blogland !
Its challenge time again over at Stamping with the Dragon and the theme this month is Easel Cards.
So without further ado here is the card I have created and I hope that you like it.
 
The whole card
 
 close up of Aimee goes Steampunk
 
Goodies Used
Base: 6x6 textured card blank that I have picked up from the local bargain store that I covered with paper from the Simply Steampunk range and edged with terracotta ink.
Topper: Die cut oval shape that I popped a bit of mica powders on and edged in gold metallic Promarker, I added the gorgeous Aimee goes Steampunk image that I coloured with a selection of Promarkers and highlighted with sakura pens.
Embelishments: A selection of wooden cogs, hatpins,gems a key and ribbon all from my stash.
 
We love to see what you create over at Stamping with the Dragon so keep those entries coming in!
Thanks for stopping by
Hugs and Love
Tina xx
 
Links
 
 
STORE: Stamping Dragon Design: http://dragonslairdesigns.com/shop/
 
Challenge blog: Stamping with the Dragon: http://stampingwithdragon.blogspot.ie/
 
 
Sister blog: The Dragons Den: http://stampingdragondesigns.blogspot.ie/


Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Delicious Doodles card

Hi everyone I hope that you are all well and happy. Welcome to my little bit of blogland. As I write this post there is a thunderstorm going on outside (scared) sounds like its right here in my lounge with me lol.
Today I would like to share with you a card that I have created using the gorgeous Earth Mother digi image from Delicious Doodles. 
Here it is and I hope that you like it. 
 

Goodies Used
Base: 8x8 card blank from Hobbycraft that I covered with a piece of cardstock from the Mariposa stack.
Topper: Delicious Doodles Earth Mother digi image coloured with Promarkers with contrasting cardstock and Spellbinder die cuts underneath.
Sentiment: A tag that I created using Sizzix tags die and best wishes stamp highlighted with gold Sakura gel pen.
Embellishments: Flowers created using Spellbinders Spiral Blossom one die.
Butterflies created using Cheery Lynn Exotic Butterfly small# die.
Corners created using Spellbinders Antique frames and accents die.
Ribbon from my stash and to finish a little Glitz glitter glue.
 
I am entering this card into the following challenges
Delicious Doodles
 
 
Links
Delicious Doodles Store
 
Delicious Doodles challenge blog
 
Delicious Doodles FB group
 
Thank you as always for stopping by
Hugs
Tina xxx
HAPPY CRAFTING

  

Saturday, 7 June 2014

Tsunami Rose DT -June project 1

Hi everyone I hope that you are all well and happy !
Welcome to my little bit of blogland. Today I would like to share with you my first project for June showcasing the gorgeous new printables available in the store (see links below).
So here is a card that I have created and I hope that you like it.
 

 
Goodies Used
 
Base: 6x6 Kraftwork card blank edged with metallic gold promarker pen and layered with beige card and a 5" square piece of the printable paper
Topper: MDF heart covered with the same paper as the layer and also edged with gold metallic promarker pen.
Sentiment: part of a sheet of wonderful sentiments available in the store also edged with gold pen
Embellishments: Die cur swirls with leaf  cut using a Spellbinders die, piece of cream lace, ribbon rose, dotty ribbon bow, gold self adhesive gems and a hatpin . 

Thank you for stopping by
Hugs
Tina xxx
HAPPY CRAFTING