Monday, 20 October 2014

Second card for CCAYR October mid-month inspiration


This is my second design card for the mid-month inspiration for the CCAYR October challenge to use lots of embellishments, with my apologies once again for being so late blogging this. Please click on the link to see the lovely designs of the rest of the team and you still have plenty of time to join in the challenge here.

The image used for this card was rescued from a card received a year or two ago. The poinsettias were from Hobbycraft and the grosgrain ribbon is some that I've had in my Christmas stash for some time. All papers were from my offcuts box.


This is also for:

Pixie's snippets week 147
The 12 months of Christmas card link up
Perfectly rustics 34: holidays - Christmas
Crimbo crackers 67: anything goes
Fab n funky 233: Christmas
Really reasonable ribbon 105: anything goes with ribbon or trim
Eclectic ellapu October: flowers
Card and scrap 84: flowers
613 avenue create 94: anything goes
Simon says Monday challenge: anything goes
Sister act 79
My craft creations: anything goes
Crafting by designs: October anything goes

CCAYR October mid-month inspiration


Oh dear! I've just realised that I totally forgot to show my design cards for the mid-month inspiration for the CCAYR October challenge to use lots of embellishments. We were having all our carpets up and new flooring put down during the past week and I wasn't able to get to my computer as much as usual, but that's no excuse really because I should have scheduled these posts. Please click on the link to see the lovely designs of the rest of the team and you still have plenty of time to join in the challenge here.

This is my first card. The lovely wide grosgrain ribbon is some that I've had for some time. The lovely sparkly organza rosettes came from Poundland.


This is also for:

The 12 months of Christmas card link up
Perfectly rustics 34: holidays - Christmas
Crimbo crackers 67: anything goes
Fab n funky 233: Christmas
Little Claire designs 50: Christmas theme
Come and get it: child's card
Craft for the craic 9: something suitable for a child
Use your stuff 158: animal
Bunny Zoe October: animals
Really reasonable ribbon 105: anything goes with ribbon or trim
613 avenue create 94: anything goes
Simon says Monday challenge: anything goes
Sister act 79
My craft creations: anything goes
Crafting by designs: October anything goes

Christmas reindeer


'Christmas reindeer' is the theme that Rita chose for the Christmas Card Club challenge for this fortnight (I apologise to the CCC girls that this is late, but life sometimes gets in the way).

For my card I used a piece of Authentique peaceful paper (I love this paper pad and will be sorry when I've used it all up). The reindeer inked with memento black is one from 'Christmas motives' set by My Paper World. The small round stamp is one of a set of six that I bought recently. Neither of these stamps had been used before, so I'm also adding this card to my own CHNC challenge 199 to 'use something forgotten or never used.


This is also for:

The 12 months of Christmas card link up
My perfect life festive 48 week 41
Merry Monday 131: non-traditional colours
ABC Christmas: U for uncoloured - main image not coloured
Christmas stampin all year long 33: use your imagination
Fashionable stamping 84: weather forecast - winter snow
Perfectly rustics 34: holidays - Christmas
Oldie but a goodie: Christmas (I confess that I've had the reindeer stamp well over six months, but until today it has been uninked)
One crazy stamper October: halloween or Christmas
Penny Black and more at Allsorts October: get ahead for Christmas
Inky chicks 40: Christmas
Crimbo crackers 67: anything goes
Fab n funky 233: Christmas
Little Claire designs 50: Christmas theme
The house that stamps built DCC108: winter
Use your stuff 158: animal
Digistamps4Joy 102: animals
Bunny Zoe October: animals
613 avenue create 94: anything goes
Simon says Monday challenge: anything goes
Addicted to stamps 89: anything goes
Inky impressions 181: anything goes
Sister act 79
My craft creations: anything goes
Crafting by designs: October anything goes

Cheerful stamp pad challenge 97: fall leaves, week 2


This is my design card for the Cheerful stamp pad challenge 97: fall leaves, week 2. Please click on the link to see the lovely autumnal designs of the rest of the team and join in the challenge here.

The background paper is from the Basic Grey Indian summer paper pad (but I think it has an autumnal look), the middle torn strip being another paper from that pad and the torn piece on the left from Basic Grey pyrus paper pad, both edged with spiced marmalade distress ink and Adironadack espresso. The stamped leaves (My Mind's Eye and a Craft Stamper freebie) were inked with Adirondack espresso, terra cotta, Stazon blazing red and Archival russet. I then added some skeleton leaves and the quote generated on the computer.


This is also for:

PumpkinSpice 87: orange
Ooh-la-la 167: inspired by nature
Crafty boots: falling leaves
Inspiration avenue: season it is - autumn
Baffies creative 37: fall & halloween
Crazy challenge 182: autumn gatherings
My Sheri 144: autumn abundance
Paper sweeties 24: happy fall
Great impressions October: autumnal elegance
Jelly park friends: autumn/fall
Let's craft and create 97: autumn
Soartful October: leaves
Sparkles 61: fall/autumn colours
Sweet stamps 191: fall
Try stampin on Tuesday 188: autumn splendour
Stamping sensations October: warm autumn colours
Stamp and create October: fall/autumn
Everybody art 296: leaves
Glitter n sparkle 107: use some orange
Mark's finest papers speedy fox and friends 234: layer torn paper
Fashionable stamping 84: weather forecast - falling leaves, autumn
Craft stamper take it, make it challenge: October: the multicoloured stamping technique - colour your stamp with more than one shade
Craft hoarders anonymous 18: layer it - I've had all of the supplies for ages
Simon says Monday challenge: anything goes
Word art Wednesday 154: anything goes
Addicted to stamps 89: anything goes
Inky impressions 181: anything goes
Sister act 79
My craft creations: anything goes
Crafting by designs: October anything goes
DL.ART October linky