Saturday, 15 October 2011

Best wishes to a true friend

This card uses supplies from the Kanban Gentleman's journal. It's quite unusual to get something suitable for a male that says something about friendship.

The quote says: 'Today's experiences are tomorrow's memories'.

This is for:

AiFactory 95: friendship
Pollycraft 114: boys, boys, boys
St Luke's October: let's hear it for the boys

Autumn scraps

This 'autumnal' card is for the sketch on Clearly inspired challenge 37:

which lends itself perfectly to using up scraps for:

Do you stack up 41: use your scraps

The background piece is an offcut from a 12 x 12 PM paper birdsong collection (there's actually a bird on the paper, but covered up). The other pieces from left to right are Victoria & Albert linen paper, DCWV, BG and I'm not sure what the yellow one matting the sentiment is. I distressed the white sentiment embossed card and the yellow surrounding lightly with brushed corduroy and fired brick DIs, which has resulted in an autumnal orange.

Colours are inspired by the photo for the pink elephant 120:

and this photo inspiration for Papercraft star 66, which must include a leaf:


This is also for:

Birthday sundaes 30: fall colours
Deep ocean 10: fall colours
Creative sketches: CS52C: fall colours
Crop stop 41: falling leaves
Pals paper arts 115: fall/thanksgiving
Fussy & fancy: fall or halloween
Wags n whiskers 65: fall colours
Basic Grey 55: Autumn/fall/halloween
Unstampabelles 4: fall/autumn
Rainbow lady 174: falling leaves
Stamp, scrap & doodle: falling for you anything with leaves
Kaboodle 88: let's see those leaves
Sisterhood of crafters: birthday celebrations
Creatalicious 27: distress your edges
Allways something creative: brown, orange, distressed
Gingerloft 26: the colour orange

CHNC challenge 42: baubles or anything hanging

It's Saturday again and time for a new challenge on my Christmas blog.

For CHNC challenge 42 I'm asking for a card with at least one bauble or something hanging.

My first card is one made with components from an Anna Griffin kit:

My second card features something rescued from a card received last year, mounted on to a piece of embossed silver and white paper.

I'm linking for these challenges:

Jingle Belles is A caroling we will go: Baubles, bangles and beads
Sparkles forum Christmas challenge 9: Christmas song: Baubles, bangles and beads
Crafty Ann 51: inspired by a Christmas song: Baubles, bangles and beads
Just some lines: reminds me of a song: Baubles, bangles and beads
Glitter geeks 19: two's company: first card - two baubles, two design papers
Flourishes timeless 139: holiday sparkle
Whoopsi Daisy: let's do Christmas
Fab's big Christmas October: something shiny and/or snowflakes
Polka doodles 41: ribbons and bows (first card)