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Saturday 27 June 2009

Passion for ProMarkers #5

This week over on Passion for Promarkers, the colours we had to use are Lemon and Meadow Green. Meadow Green is one of my favourite colours to use and with Lemon it looks really nice together.

Willow Sketchie Challenge on Craftbubble

This week there's a lovely sketch by Katie for the challenge. The DT got to use the new download from Willow Designs Fairy Bella, isn't she lovely?
Katie's twists this week are to use glitter somewhere on your card and make a border. Here's her sketch and my card.
So why not pop over to Craft Bubble, join the group Lets Get Stamping, and join in with our challenges. Hope to see you over there.

Friday 26 June 2009

New Challenge Blog

There's a new challenge blog just about to start their first challenge and I'm lucky enough to have been chosen for their DT.
The Little Yellow Challenge Blog's first challenge will start on Wednesday and will be run every week on a Wednesday after that. There is also going to be a free download for everyone who takes part in the first challenge, so what you waiting for?
Why don't you pop on over and take a look and join in the fun.

Thursday 25 June 2009

Die Cut Dreams #2

Well I managed to do this weeks challenge in time, after I was late last week. This weeks we had to use anything spotty and dotty. I used spotty paper, which I think is by Papermainia and also a piece of embossed card.

Sketch Saturday #56

There's another great sketch to follow this week over on Sketch Saturday and a great prize of $25 gift certificate to spend in Simon Says Stamp. So pop on over for the chance to win with great prize, too good to miss I'd say!
The image and sentiment are digi images from The Cutting Cafe from their cupcake set and coloured with ProMarkers. The backing papers are from Pink Petticoat.

Willow Sketchie Challenge 25th June

It's that time again already, 2 weeks has flown over. Anyway this week it's Dawny's turn to design the sketch over on WSC, it's a great sketch, here it is.And here's my DT card. The image, Grace, is a new release from Willow Designs pop on over and see for yourself, along with lots of other great downloads, stamps and papers. Why not join us for this weeks challenge where you can use any Willow Design product.Hope to see your over there!

Sunday 21 June 2009

Passion for ProMarkers #4

This week over on the brilliant challenge blog Passion for ProMarkers, the challenge is to use the colours Berry Red and Royal Blue as your main colours. I didn't think I'd like the way this card turned out, as I'm more for softer colours, but I'm pleased with the end result. Would be good for an Independence Day birthday.

Saturday 20 June 2009

Willow Sketchie Challenge on Craftbubble

It's Saturday again (don't they come around fast) and time for another WSC on Craftbubble. This week it's Sharons turn to set the challenge with another great sketchie.

Here's the sketchie we had to work with.
And this is my DT card.This week we got the new Grace digi download to work with, designed by Sharon herself, isn't she clever and isn't Grace just lovely. You can buy the Grace download from Willow Designs for just 99p! I coloured Grace with PM's as usual.
Why don't you pop over to Craft Bubble and join us for this weeks challenge.

Friday 19 June 2009

Craft Bubble Sneeky Peek June 20th

Here's a sneeky peek at my DT card for this weeks challenge on Let's Get Stamping over on Craft Bubble. Come back tomorrow for the full reveal..... lol.

Sketch Saturday 13th June

There's a lovely sketch this week over on Sketch Saturday, this is my card. The image is a stamp from Dimension Fourth, coloured with ProMarkers. The papers are from Pink Petticoat.

Monday 15 June 2009

A couple of Fathers Day cards

For the first card I used my sketchie which is this weeks challenge on Craft Bubble. As a DT member we're supposed to use Willow Design images, but as this one wasn't my DT card I thought it'd be ok to use a different image.

Saturday 13 June 2009

Willow Sketchie Challenge on Craft Bubble 13th June

It's my turn to design the sketchie for this weeks challenge over on Lets Get Stamping on Craft Bubble.
Here's my sketchie
And here's my card.
And a close up of the detail.
I layered the flower and buzzy bees and gave the petals and wings some sparkle with glitter. The papers are designed by Sharon and are what she designed for this months Card Making and Papercraft magazine, lovely aren't they.

Friday 12 June 2009

Craft Bubble WSC sneeky peek

It's almost that time of the week again for Craft Bubble Willow Sketchie challenge. It's my turn to host this week and here's a sneeky peek of my card.
Be sure to pop back tomorrow for the full reveal and my sketchie.

Thursday 11 June 2009

Sketch Saturday Prize

I was very lucky to win the birthday prize over on Sketch Saturday last week. This is what I received as my prize, this morning. I think it's a great prize, don't you agree?

Willow Sketchie Challenge

This week on Willow Sketchie Challenge, it's Zoe's turn to design the sketch. I enjoyed this sketch and I'll probably use it again. The image is Walter Owl, a digi download from Willow Designs. I coloured Walter with ProMarkers. Pop over to WSC and join in with this weeks challenge.

ProMarkers & Whiff of Joy

I've combined 2 challenges this week, Passion for ProMarkers and Whiff of Joy. This week on Passion for ProMarkers we had to use the colours Pumpkin and Cinnamon, I love these colours together, and on Whiff of Joy there's a lovely sketch to follow. I've used backing papers from Pink Petticoat and the flowers are cut with the retro flower punch.

Tuesday 9 June 2009

A Couple of Mens Cards

I had 2 mens cards to make this week (don't we just love making them!) The backing papers for both cards are from Pink Petticoat. For the first card I stamped the lets onto co-ordinating plain coloured card (PP) cut them out and give them a coating of 3D gloss. I ran the white card through the Cuttlebug diamond embossing folder. The second card is from an idea I saw on Pink Petticoat gallery.

Just Magnolia

Theres a great sketch to follow this week for the challenge over on Just Magnolia. This is the first time I've used this image, (kindly sent to my by a blogging friend) I think it's just so cute. I coloured the image with PM's, the flowers were cut using a cuttlebug die, the greeting is a stamp from Stamps Away.

Whiff of Joy & Sketch Saturday

I've combined 2 challenges this week, Whiff of Joy and Sketch Saturday. Over on Whiff of Joy we had to use a charm somewhere, I used a strawberry charm to match the WOJ image, the sentiment is also a WOJ stamp. I used this weeks sketch on Sketch Saturday. I love this sketch and will use it again.
I coloured the image with PM's, used the medium and small retro flower punch and the corners are a cuttlebug die.

Monday 8 June 2009

Award from Hanna and Cherry

What a nice surprise I got when I came on here today, 2 awards! One from Cherry and one from Hannah, thanks girls. Now I've got to pass it on to 5 - 10 other blogs so here's my choices.

1 Passion for ProMarkers
2 Katie
3 Lisa
4 Alison
5 Julie


Saturday 6 June 2009

Willow Sketchie Challenge on Craftbubble

It's Saturday again and time for a new sketchie challenge over on Craftbubble. This weeks it's Katies turn to host and she's designed a great sketchie for you to follow. This is her sketch.Her twist is to use leftovers and colours you wouldn't normally put together.
Here's my card
The papers are leftover and orange and green are colours I'd never put together. I'm surprised with how it turned out really, not as bad as I thought... lol.
The image is a digistamp image from Willow Designs. I coloured the image with ProMarkers and the greeting is a stamp from Whiff of Joy.

Wednesday 3 June 2009

Sketch Saturday, Just Magnolia & Passion for Promarkers

This week I've done something I don't normally do, but I've been pushed for time, so I've combined three challenges with this card. For Just Magnolia you had to use animals or insects, Passion for Promarkers you had to use the colours Apple and Pastel Pink and I used the sketch on Sketch Saturday. I used silicone to sit the butterfly on to give it the 3D effect.