Saturday, 1 August 2015

Cheerful stamp pad challenge 117: anything goes


This is my design card for the Cheerful stamp pad challenge 117: anything goes, sponsored by Little Blue Button Stamps. Please click on the link to see the lovely designs of the rest of the team and we would love to see your entries for the challenge.

For my card I used the lovely 'dream Charlie' image kindly supplied by the sponsor, Little Blue Button. I coloured this with spectrum noir pens and tore the oval around a perspex template, using a larger one for the surrounding oval torn from an offcut of spotted paper. The main background paper is an offcut piece of DCWV, with the addition of the chipboard sentiment and flowers from Hobbycraft.


This is also for:

Try it on Tuesday (Tuesday taggers): hot and wild (colours)
The sisterhood of crafters: summer heat (colours)
Cute card Thursday 384: citrus (colours)
Creative inspirations 323: flowers
Eureka 151: anything goes
Love to scrap 58: anything goes
Stampartpapel retarte 57: anything goes
Creative craft cottage 44: anything goes
4 crafty chicks 257: anything goes
Inspiration destination 44: anything goes
Not just cards 22: anything goes
Sister act 117
Use your stuff 200: anything goes
PDE linky: anything goes

More snowflakes for CCAYR August


This is my fourth design card for Christmas cards all year round August challenge, which is all about 'snowflakes'. Please click on the link to see the lovely designs of the rest of the team and we would love to see your entries.

The background is a piece of Fantastic Foils festive frolics and the topper was rescued from a card received, matting this on deep blue mirror card. Punched snowflakes from snippets of silver mirror card were added.



This is also for:

12 months of Christmas link up 8
Crafty boots: Christmas in July
Ooh-la-la 185: Christmas in July
Bloggers challenge: blue
4 crafty chicks 257: anything goes
Inspiration destination 44: anything goes
Not just cards 22: anything goes
Sister act 117
Use your stuff 200: anything goes
PDE linky: anything goes

Another card for August CCAYR


This is my third design card for Christmas cards all year round August challenge, which is all about 'snowflakes'. Please click on the link to see the lovely designs of the rest of the team and we would love to see your entries.

The background is a piece of Fantastic Foils festive frolics and the topper was rescued from a card received, matting this on black mirror card. Punched snowflakes from snippets of silver mirror card were added.



This is also for:

12 months of Christmas link up 8
Pixie's snippets 187
Crafty boots: Christmas in July
Ooh-la-la 185: Christmas in July
Paper creators 41: dies and/or punches
Take a word: black and white
4 crafty chicks 257: anything goes
Inspiration destination 44: anything goes
Not just cards 22: anything goes
Sister act 117
Use your stuff 200: anything goes
PDE linky: anything goes

Second card for CCAYR August challenge


This is my second design card for Christmas cards all year round August challenge, which is all about 'snowflakes'. Please click on the link to see the lovely designs of the rest of the team and we would love to see your entries.

The background is a piece of The Snowman paper and the topper is from a Making Cards magazine, layered on to silver foil and card. Punched snowflakes from snippets of silver mirror card were added.


This is also for:

12 months of Christmas link up 8
A snowflakes promise 2: Christmas/winter theme
Craftin desert divas: Christmas in July
Crafty boots: Christmas in July
Ooh-la-la 185: Christmas in July
Paper creators 41: dies and/or punches
Bloggers challenge: blue
Simon says Wednesday: anything goes
4 crafty chicks 257: anything goes
Inspiration destination 44: anything goes
Not just cards 22: anything goes
Sister act 117
Use your stuff 200: anything goes
PDE linky: anything goes

Christmas cards all year round August challenge


This is my first design card for Christmas cards all year round August challenge, which is all about 'snowflakes'. Please click on the link to see the lovely designs of the rest of the team and we would love to see your entries.

The background is a piece of Fantastic Foils festive frolics and the topper was rescued from a card received, matting this on silver mirror card. Punched snowflakes from snippets of silver mirror card were added.


This is also for:

12 months of Christmas link up 8
Pixie's snippets 187
A snowflakes promise 2: Christmas/winter theme
Craftin desert divas: Christmas in July
Crafty boots: Christmas in July
Ooh-la-la 185: Christmas in July
Pink gem 150: animals or birds
Paper creators 41: dies and/or punches
Fussy & fancy 144: things with wings
Little red wagon 300: up, up and away
As you like it: favourite fur or feathers and why - dove because it is so peaceful
Simon says Wednesday: anything goes
Word art Wednesday 194: anything goes
4 crafty chicks 257: anything goes
Inspiration destination 44: anything goes
Not just cards 22: anything goes
Sister act 117
Use your stuff 200: anything goes
PDE linky: anything goes

A bit more time to craft


A new challenge blog starts today: A bit more time to craft challenge 1 - please click on the link to find out all about it and join in the fun.

My card is one that I was commissioned to make for a 12 year old who, like most his age, is interested in techie things!

The background is from a Kanban sentiments book of cards and the pictures are all old Kanban photo toppers that I've had waiting for the right reason to come along to use them. The band across the bottom was taken from a mouse pad paper pad from Wilkinson's.


This is also for:

Fairytale-challenge 123: guys boys men
Beccy's place August: celebrate
Paper sweeties 34: happy birthday
City crafter 272: masculine birthday
Scribbles designs 31: birthday bonanza
Simon says Wednesday: anything goes
Word art Wednesday 194: anything goes
4 crafty chicks 257: anything goes
Inspiration destination 44: anything goes
Not just cards 22: anything goes
Sister act 117
Use your stuff 200: anything goes
PDE linky: anything goes

Suzy Bee's bloomin' challenge 91


This is my design card for Suzy Bee's bloomin' challenge 91: anything goes with a twist ... wings or feathers. Please click on the link to see the lovely crafting of the rest of the team and join in our challenge.

I used the Pickled Potpourri Designs 'tail feathers' image, kindly supplied by the challenge sponsor, colouring with chameleon pens. The background paper was a couple of scrap pieces from my offcuts box (originally from a magazine, I think) and I used DCWV ribbons top and bottom and the sentiment generated on my dymo letratag.


This is also for:

Fussy & fancy 144: things with wings
Pink gem 150: animals or birds
Digistamps4Joy 115: anything goes + option: things with wings
Little red wagon 300: up, up and away
As you like it: favourite fur or feathers and why - something cheeky like this because it's fun
Penny's 238: use ribbon or twine
Crafty ribbons 124: anything goes with ribbon
3 girl jam August: anything goes with ribbon
Crafts4eternity R237: anything goes
Jo's scrap shack funday 99: anything goes
Simply create too 91: anything goes
Simply papercrafts 10: anything goes
Crafts galore August: anything goes
Creative ladybirds 6: anything goes
Sisters of craft August: anything goes
Word art Wednesday 194: anything goes
4 crafty chicks 257: anything goes
Inspiration destination 44: anything goes
Not just cards 22: anything goes
Sister act 117
Use your stuff 200: anything goes
PDE linky: anything goes

CHNC challenge extra for August 2015


As it's 1 August, it's time for CHNC challenge extra for August 2015 - a challenge where 'anything goes as long as it's Christmas' - please click on the link to see the lovely designs by my team and we hope you will join in the challenge which, as always is sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps.

For my card I used the ginger spoon image kindly supplied by the sponsor, colouring digitally in Paint, matting on to an offcut of card. The background paper is from a Tattered Lace magazine and the strip near the bottom is a scrap left from a previous card with grosgrain ribbon beneath that.


This is also for:

Pixie's snippets 187
Jingle belles: cookies for Santa
A snowflakes promise 2: Christmas/winter theme
Craftin desert divas: Christmas in July
Crafty boots: Christmas in July
Ooh-la-la 185: Christmas in July
Crafting for all seasons 106: Christmas in July
Pinspirational 145: Christmas in July
Penny's 238: use ribbon or twine
3 girl jam August: anything goes with ribbon
613 avenue create 134: anything goes
Craft your passion 272: anything goes
Crafting from the heart 70: anything goes
Through the craftroom door: anything goes
Crafts4eternity R237: anything goes
Jo's scrap shack funday 99: anything goes
Simply create too 91: anything goes
Simply papercrafts 10: anything goes
Crafts galore August: anything goes
Creative ladybirds 6: anything goes
Sisters of craft August: anything goes
Word art Wednesday 194: anything goes
4 crafty chicks 257: anything goes
Inspiration destination 44: anything goes
Not just cards 22: anything goes
Sister act 117
Use your stuff 200: anything goes
PDE linky: anything goes

Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper August challenge


Another month of this year has gone in a flash and it's time for our August challenge on my Patterned Paper blog. Please click on the link to find out all about the challenge and to see the lovely designs of my team ... and, if you love patterned paper like we do, we hope you will join in the challenge.

For my design card I used Hunkydory supplies, including the background patterned card. This was a commissioned request card.


This is for:

Simon says Wednesday: anything goes
613 avenue create 134: anything goes
Craft your passion 272: anything goes
Crafting from the heart 70: anything goes
Through the craftroom door: anything goes
Crafts4eternity R237: anything goes
Jo's scrap shack funday 99: anything goes
Simply create too 91: anything goes
Simply papercrafts 10: anything goes
Crafts galore August: anything goes
Creative ladybirds 6: anything goes
Sisters of craft August: anything goes
Word art Wednesday 194: anything goes
4 crafty chicks 257: anything goes
Inspiration destination 44: anything goes
Not just cards 22: anything goes
Sister act 117
Use your stuff 200: anything goes
PDE linky: anything goes