Saturday, September 25, 2010

Happy Birthday Deb


Happy Saturday Everyone,

This is the card I made for my friend Deb for her Birthday. If things go according to plan she has now received this card at a morning tea we are having for her and it is safe to post these pics!




I have combined a Teapot Shaker card (yes they are real tea leaves!) with a step card. This is the first time I've tried either type of card. The pattern for the teapot came from the latest Magnolia Magazine (Cosy Autumn).

The papers I've used are by papermania along with SU Pink Pirouette cardstock. The edges are inked with a colorbox chalk pad.



I also stamped the Magnolia cup and Tilda's Shirt in the same pattern paper. The steam rising from the pot is a piece of acetate with stickles applied to it. This little "Celebrate" embellishment has been in my stash for ages and was a perfect fit.



I'm entering this card in the following challenges:-

Charisma Cardz Challenge - Anything Goes
Wild Orchid Challenge - Ribbon & Bows

Thanks for stopping by,

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Colour Create - All White Challenge


Hi Everyone - time for the next Colour Create Challenge and this week it was my turn to choose a picture for inspiration. I search the web everywhere looking for a pic and came up with this picture to inspire everyone in an all white challenge. Not everyone's fav but they do look lovely especially for Wedding and Christmas cards. The optional extra is embossing!

Here is the picture I chose for the challenge:-





This week we are sponsored by Sassy Studio Designs and the image I've used is call "Bella Bride". Isn't she beautiful? Sassy Studio are giving the lucky winner of this weeks challenge 4 images of their choice. I decided to make a an easel card this week as they are always nice for special occasions.



I've sprayed my white paper white pearl glimmer mist for extra sparkle and added stickles to the distressed edges. I've used a bucketful of jewels too and added some pale pink jewels to her dress. My image is coloured with copics and raised slightly on foam dots. The embossing folders I've used are tiny hearts and roses - both by Cuttlebug.



Thanks for stopping by ~ I hope you'll join in the challenge! Be sure to stop by Colour Create to check out the cards made by the wonderful Design Team ~ they are beautiful.

This is also my entry for the Bizzy Becs Customer Challenge - Spring and the Stamp Something - September Digi Challenge.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Natalie's Birthday Card


Hi Everyone ~ Hope you had a great weekend,

This birthday card was made for my Neighbours DIL Natalie. The image is by Inky Antics - I've had it for ages but thought I'd get it out again! The papers are from the Provo Citrus Stack Paper Pad - along with some white and black cardstock.



My image is coloured with Copics and has touches of spica pen - for added glam and some dimensional magic to the top of the glass and bubbles. As you can see in the picture below aslo.



I also had this martini glass button that I really wanted to add - so I've used it in the centre of the card.



The pretty blue pearls and silver flowers are from Creations in Paper at Montville. The ribbon is from my stash and the flower charm I picked up at the papercraft show from my2angels.

I'm going to enter this card in the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge - Anything Goes.

Thanks for stopping by,

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Stamp Something with Spots and Stripes


This is card I made for my Husband for Father's Day and since it was last weekend and he has received it - I can now post it here. This image is from Wild Rose Stamps - Creations in Paper at Montville are now stocking these gorgeous stamps and I must say I'm hooked!



My paper is from Paperloft - I've had it quite some time and decided to use it! I've stamped and coloured my image with copics and then restamped the image on my pattern paper to paper piece the shirt. The foam on the beer has a touch of stickles, there's a little inking, distressing and sewing on the edges on the image. The buttons were a RAK from my friend Deb L - thanks Deb!

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:-
Cards for Men Challenge - Long Summer Days (Cold Beer - Very Ozzie Summer!)
Stamp Something Challenge - With Spots and Stripes

Thanks for stopping by

Friday, September 10, 2010

Papertake Weekly Lilac & Lace


Hi Everyone!

I've had the best day! It was a public holiday for us today for the Noosa Country Show. I made the most of my day off and taught my first cardmaking class at the Creations in Paper Store in Montville. Many thanks must go to Julie (storeowner) for convincing me to do so :) I had a great day with two of my most supportive friends joining the class and meeting up with some old friends (great to see you Linda) and meeting some new people as well. Thanks ladies ~ I hope you enjoyed the day!

I've made this card with the Totally Tilda Challenge theme of Lilac and Lace using the Papertake Weekly Challenge Sketch.

Tilda is collect with copics and the paper is digipaper from cardmakingdownloads.com, pearls, ribbon and pins finish the card.

Thanks for stopping by ~ have a great weekend!

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Colour Create Christmas Cracker


Welcome to another Colour Create Challenge! This week the colours Red Cream or White and Gold have been chosen by the lovely and talented DT Liz who just so happens to have some lovely candy available at the moment too :). Once again our we are sponsored by Michelle's Scrapbooking so pop on over and check our her wonderful store!

The picture that Liz has chosen to inspire us with is this one of the gorgeous red bedroom.



Liz's optional extra this week is use a Christmas or an Oriental Theme - the choice is yours!!

I have used a card template to create this Christmas Cracker shaped card and it can be found here at cardmaking downloads.com.



This lovely Christmas Paper with glitter embossing was from Making Memories and I have decided to add Edwin to the top of the cracker so not to cover my pattern paper. Edwin is colour with copics with the white parts of his hat and suit cover with clear spica pen and the buckles coloured using the gold spica pen.

I have simply added the gold ribbon to each end of the cracker and made a tag using the Stamp It "Have Yourself" stamp.

I'm also entering this card in the Simon Says Stamp - Holiday Fun Challenge, the Stamp Something - Something Cute Challenge and The Shabby Tea Room Challenge - Tag You're It..
Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to visit the other DT's as the cards this challenge are absolutely stunning!

Sunday, September 05, 2010

Happy Father's Day


Hi Everyone,

I hope all my Aussie friends enjoyed Father's Day with their Dads, Partners and Family! This is the card I made for my Dad who plays the drums!

The image is a Greeting Farm Digi Stamp, the polka dot paper is from My Mind's Eye but I'm not sure about the other pattern paper. The cardstock is Riding Hood Red and the sentiment is computer generated.



My image has been coloured with copics and I've used the gold spica pen on the drum hardware.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:-

Charisma Cardz - Song - The Little Drummer Boy
Copic Oz Challenge - All about Men
Cupcake Challenge - Let's Get Digital

Thanks for stopping by,

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