Friday, 15 August 2014

Second card for CCAYR mid-month inspiration


This is my second design card for the CCAYR design team mid-month inspiration for the August challenge with the theme Sparkle & Shine - simply create a card that has glitter, sparkle, gems, pearls etc.

I decided to make this an almost one layer card by stamping directly on to the card blank using an Anna Griffin stamp inked with memento tuxedo black. The glittered purple card is an offcut. Ribbon is Papermania and the purple spacers are Prima.


This is also for:

The 12 months of Christmas card link up
CRAFT 272: Christmas
Deep ocean 84: Christmas in August
Amusing challenges (stamped blessings): Christmas
Stamps & fun = creativity: Christmas in summer
Loves rubber stamps 116: out of season
Oldie but a goodie: black and white + 1 (stamp is much older than six months)
Stampotique 159: bows
The sisterhood of crafters: your favourite colour (purple with anything!)
Aud sentiments 113: favourite season (Christmas - winter - although only for cards!)
Everybody art 289: favourite stamp (one of them!)
Crafts4eternity R189: something old (or forgotten) - the stamp, glittered paper and the spacers
Fairytale stamper 42: ribbon/lace
Let's craft and create 95: ribbon or twine
Crafty calendar August: anything goes
Sisters of craft August: anything goes
De creatieve zebra 12: anything goes
Bearly mine August: anything goes
Pinspirational 120: anything goes
Brown sugar 107: anything goes
Crafty sentiments: anything goes
Fitztown 47: anything goes
Stamp and create August: anything goes
Penny Black and more at Allsorts August: anything goes
The artistic stamper creative team August: anything goes
Mema's crafts August: anything goes
Stamping sensations August: anything goes
Penny's 190: anything goes
My craft creations: anything goes
Sister act 70
Crafting by designs August anything goes

CCAYR mid-month inspiration


It's already mid-month and an opportunity for the CCAYR design team to show some more inspiration for the August challenge with the theme Sparkle & Shine - simply create a card that has glitter, sparkle, gems, pearls etc.

This is my first mid-month design card using an offcut of silver mirror card that was embossed with the folder that came with my eBosser, with another offcut of some crinkled shiny card that I've had for ages, with a piece of glittered ribbon to cover the join. I used another snippet of the crinkled card to back the sentiment. The glittered baubles with gems were from Poundland from last year.


This is also for:

Pixie's snippets 137
Hiding in my craft room Blogiversary 1: super scraps Saturday
The 12 months of Christmas card link up
My perfect life festive 48 week 31
CRAFT 272: Christmas
Deep ocean 84: Christmas in August
Aud sentiments 113: favourite season (Christmas - winter - although only for cards!)
Creative card crew 68: embossing (wet or dry)
Eclectic paperie ePlay August: embossing
Dare to be sassy Thursdays 242: stack it up - 3 or more layers
Crafts4eternity R189: something old (or forgotten) - the glittered baubles
Pinspirational 120: anything goes
Fitztown 47: anything goes
613 avenue create 84: anything goes
Crafting from the heart 31: anything goes
Crafty girls 24: anything goes
Penny's 190: anything goes
My craft creations: anything goes
Sister act 70
Crafting by designs August anything goes

Sweet pea stampers: embossing


This is my design card for the Sweet pea stampers 'embossing' challenge - wet or dry. I've included some dry embossing achieved with an Embossalicious folder with my eBosser - a snippet piece that was left over from a previous project - it was done with matt silver card which I brushed with peacock feathers distress ink.

I used Ching Chou Kuik's 'silentness' (owl version) digi, colouring with spectrum noir pens. The papers I've used are offcuts from the Far East stack, including the piece behind the embossed panel and the sentiment. Flowers from Hobbycraft.


This is also for:

Pixie's snippets 137
Hiding in my craft room Blogiversary 1: super scraps Saturday
Creative card crew 68: embossing (wet or dry)
Eclectic paperie ePlay August: embossing
As you like it: favourite embellishments and why? - flowers - they add a touch of dimension
Dare to be sassy Thursdays 242: stack it up - 3 or more layers
DRS 135: birthday card
Little tangles 42: happy birthday
Seize the birthday: anything goes birthday
Bloggers challenge: they say it's your birthday
Wags n whiskers 135: birthdays
Corrosive 205: birthdays
Little red wagon 250: happy birthday
Great impressions August: birthday bash
Crafty boots: flowers
Melonheadz friends: flowers
Crafty creations 269: flower power
Spectrum noir August: floral - flowers & nature
Eureka 102: things with wings
Ruby's rainbow 85: for the birds
Mark's finst papers speedy fox and friends 224: feathers
A creative romance: fantasy
Miriam's crafting 15: fantasy
Digi sketch: fairies
Chocolate, coffee & cards 71: fairies
Pattie's 97: monochromatic
Simply create too 68: monochromatic
Crafty calendar August: anything goes
Sisters of craft August: anything goes
Crafty sentiments: anything goes
Pinspirational 120: anything goes
Just inspirational August: anything goes
Fitztown 47: anything goes
Robyn's fetish 224: anything goes
Crafting from the heart 31: anything goes
613 avenue create 84: anything goes
Little Miss Muffet 92: anything goes
Crafty girls 24: anything goes
Penny's 190: anything goes
Treasured times 22: anything goes
V's sweet 26: anything goes
My craft creations: anything goes
Sister act 70
Crafting by designs August anything goes
DL.ART August anything goes

CHNC challenge extra for August mid-month inspiration


It seems impossible that it is already 15 August and time for some mid-month inspiration on CHNC challenge extra for August. The design team have some lovely designs to show - please click on the link and have a look - and we would love to see more of your Christmas entries.

For my card I've used Bugaboo Stamps 'stocking line', matted on to an offcut piece of card and then on to a stray piece of card left from a gift bag from a couple of years ago. This was matted on to an offcut piece of Graphic 45 paper and then on to a piece of card and finally on to a red card blank.


This is also for:

Pixie's snippets 137
Hiding in my craft room Blogiversary 1: super scraps Saturday
The 12 months of Christmas card link up
CRAFT 272: Christmas
Deep ocean 84: Christmas in August
Crafty catz 244: recycle it (the piece of gift bag)
Fitztown 47: anything goes
Robyn's fetish 224: anything goes
My craft creations: anything goes
Sister act 70
Crafting by designs August anything goes