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Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Daisy Fairy

Hi all I am back for a second helping, this time a card for three challenges.The image I have used is cute Daisy May coloured with my promarkers.the flowered backing paper is from a Joanna sheen CD, "Cardmakers Year" I have also backed my image with this paper added a sentiment, Ribbon and a paper flower. I hope you like it. Have a great day whatever you are doing. xxx
The challenges this card is for are

Pretty Pink

My card today is for two challenges The creative Cottage whose theme is Pretty in Pink and a new challenge blog for me, thanks to a friend who led me here Cooking it up with Katie Whose theme is
Use something New (to welcome the New Team)

Use something Old (to remember me by)
Use something Sweet (this can be a theme, an image, a color scheme, anything that makes you think Sweet)

Remember the challenge includes all of the above and anything else you want to add.
We have a fabulous sponsor this week and it's Wendy from Digital Delights!

The image I am using is on of CJs  called Mackizne coloured with my promarkers and I think she is sweet. The backing papers are printed off my Pc I have used my new nestabilities to frame the image. Added some old ribbon, gems, flowers, butterfly and sentiment. I hope you like it.xxx

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Challenge 85 - New Baby!

Gosh I haven't been around much, I have only managed one card today and this is for My time to Craft
The image for this card has come from Joanna Sheens Precious Petals cd I punched some carboard hearts added some ribbon Gems and a flower. I hope you like it.xxx

Freya with watering can

The Challenge Pretty-in-ink A Sketch

The image on this card has come from pretty-in-ink and she is called Freya I have coloured her with promarkers I have folowed the sketch, I never know with sketches if you can add to them, so I have in this case,I have added a butterfly some ribbon  and stamped a sentiment.I hope you like it.xxx

Monday, 29 March 2010

Mondays Child

I just love this image It is Mo's "Mondays child" I have used it quite a lot,and I thought it is ideal for this challenge which is Cute Daisy May  " For the Boys " The backing paper I forgot I had, it is Called "Playtime" by Three bugs in a Rug I have just added some red card for backing and corners then added a sentiment. I do hope you like it.xxx

Bah ! Humbug Peel offs !!!!!!

This week the challenge is to use PEEL OFFS in your card or project.
Well I have gone to town with this one, the peel off baubles have been backed with different coloured card,and ribbon put through the tops. I have added borders, corners stars and a sentiment. I hope you like it

The challenge for this card is Bah! Humbug
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Sunday, 28 March 2010

No challenge

Well I have been practicing my colouring I think I should have found something easier to practice on, I have had this stamp set for a while so decided to cut them out and mount them on ez mount It is the lavender flower fairy set, I have stamped the fairy and two butterflys and the lavender shrub and coloured with promarkers. The backing paper was a free download,and I cuttled and punched the lavender card  added some gems, ribbon,and stamped the sentiment. I hope you like it.xxx

Saturday, 27 March 2010

Cute Daisy

Ok I know I said no more today,but I couldn't resist this one.
The image I have used is Cute Daisy May coloured as usual with promarkers. The backing paper is from k&co, I have used a Martha Stewart deep punch, added some lace gems, a butterfly  and flowers I also stamped and matted the sentiment. I hope you like it.xxx
This is for Five challenges

Last one today

The image and backing paper came from a cd rom called boyz and toyz I have matted onto cream card. I found the Bar doors in my stash. then added a sentiment. I hope you like it.xxx
The challenge this card is for is




Three challenges

Hello all you lovely people out there, well yesterday I officially became a pensioner. Wow 60yrs where have they all gone.

Oh well the image on this card are stamps from the flower fairies sold by crafters companion, coloured with my promarkers,.the lavender background paper was a freebie., I have punched out some purple card added two roses, some gems, stamped the sentiment, punched a couple of hearts and added some ribbon. I do hope you like it
The challenges this card is for are

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Fab Christmas

This is a real fun card that I just love. It is for Fabs Big Christmas cards The theme is" Word confetti And wide Matting " I have used papermania Backing paper and left a wide border, stamped all the words onto various bits of card and matted them, I know you think I just stuck them down any old how, but no, I thought about how I would place them.I then added some ribbon and bling. I hope you like it.xxx

 I might make some more of this design. I quite like it.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

A Birthday Card

Well as the title says a birthday card, this is for a friends daughter, she is mad on fairies apparently, so I have made this for her. The fairy in question is "Willow flower fairy" I have used quite a bit of mirri card for matting,the backing paper is one of Jak Heath's again, I love her papers I stamped the sentiment and added a butterfly.  This card is not lined up for any challenges today. I hope you like it.xxx

Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Spring has sprung !!!!

Well it has here in Sheffield, it has been glorious, roll on summer I say. Well my trustee friends this card is for three challenges. The image for this card Daffodils is from Joanna Sheens RHS cd, I have used my gingham Background paper again this time in green, I also printed the backing paper that matched the image to place down the side of the card, added a butterfly and sentiment I hope you like it
The three challenges for this card are

A new image

The image I am using for this card came as a freebie from Laurett'a digital stamps " Teen Lady " I have coloured her with my promarkers the backing paper is another free download from Jak Heath  I have added a bow and some gems and stamped the sentiment. I have followed a sketch from Tuesday Morning Sketches who this challenge is for.I hope you like it.xxx

Monday, 22 March 2010

celebrating

Yes I am celebrating,I have my promarkers back at last, oooh have I missed them. The image I have used for this card is yes, Cute Daisy may sheet 163, coloured of course with promarkers, the backing paper is a free download from Jak Heath. I then added some lace, a Flower, and some pearls. no sentiment yet I haven't decided on that. I hope you like it.xxx
The challenge for this card is Cute Daisy May "Fairy Fairy"

Ooh la la

My card today is for Ooh la la creations who are wanting  A Button, A Bow and some Bling . I have made an easel card the BP is from an MCS cd . The image I have been playing with in MSC and changed the colour. I hope you like it.
The challenge for this card Ooh-la-la

Sunday, 21 March 2010

Two challenges

The image on this card is a Penny Black stamp that has been coloured in ink,the background papers are from K&co the ribbon and gems from my stash. I hope you like it.xxx
The two challenges are
Totally Gorjuss " Ribbon "
Kaboodle " Happy Birthday "

Friday, 19 March 2010

Last one today

I found this  image already coloured  in my digi bits draw, I must have coloured it ready for something, just as well it fits in nicely with this challenge which is to use three different punches and is for Mo's digital challenge.
My image Monday's Child By Mo is of course coloured in with promarkers, I have rounded off the image with a punch, backed him with blue card, Punched down the side of my card backed that with more blue card, I have used blue gingham backing paper and punched two squares where I have put the gems. added some brads and a sentiment. I hope you like it.xxx

Another Christmas Card

I am certainly building up my Christmas cards early this year, I have used a Joanna Sheen image and Background paper for this, she does have some good vintage images. I have backed the image with gold linen card also used it for the sentiment and a strip down the side, then added some pearl gems. I hope you like this.
This card is for Bah!Humbug " Vintage "

Rainbow Lady's

Morning all it's another gorgeous day here, I still haven't got my promarkers back yet so still no colouring.
This image has been overlaid with Acetate and attatched using brads. I stamped a merry christmas and embossed in silver, added a few pearl gems and some ribbon. I hope you like it.
  Now for your new challenge this week - I would like you to make something with an ACETATE OVERLAY. If you want an added challenge make it a CHRISTMAS CARD - I haven't asked for any this year and it is March already, so it will be one less to make nearer the time.

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Two Challenges

Well good afternoon every one I will give you two guesses as to what I got in the post this morning and have been playing with. The image for this card comes from Joanna Sheens RHS cd, I have backed it onto some red card that has been punched and cuttled, I have also punched the main white cardstock, added a ribbon, butterflies, pearl gems, flower and sentiment. I hope you like it.xxx

The challenges this is for are



Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Winter Wonderland

This card makes use of an image from Joanna Sheens Enchanted Christmas cd as is the backing paper, both matted with mirri board. I have added a little lace and leaves. I do hope you like it.
The challenge this is for

Lace

Hello everyone, well spring has sprung here in Sheffield, it is a glorious day, I spent the morning gardening and am happy that it is looking more presentable now.
This card has a printed image I don't have a clue where I got it from. No colouring for me today as my daughter has borrowed my promarkers grrr, I do need to find an alternative to promarkers anyway. I have matted and layered the image, added some lace, flowers and a butterfly I hope you like it.
The challenge this is for is

Freebie

The image on this card was a freebie from COWGIRL UP STAMPS it is only free till Friday you can find it here she does have some great images, anyway I have coloured this with promarkers, the backing paper is My Minds eye, the lace is from my stash along with all the other bits and bobs. I do hope you like it.
The challenge is Lili of the valley

Monday, 15 March 2010

Daisy

Three challenges for this card
Die cut Dreams " Pack a Punch " You must use two different punches
Cute Daisy May " Anything Goes "
Pollycraft  " Sparkly Things "
The image I have used is Cute Daisy May coloured with promarkers,I have punched the corners of my card as well as down the side of my backing paper, added some gems, a flower, a ribbon and a computer generated sentiment. I hope you like it.xxx

Sunday, 14 March 2010

Ashtyn

This is for One stitch at a time challenge
Now then this weeks challenge
The challenge this week, is a recipe challenge.
1 ribbon,
2 brads or eyelets,
2 Backing/designer papers.

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
ANYTHING GOES We have an open theme for you to celebrate the launch of SECRET CRAFTER STAMPS.
We would like to introduce you to JAKE & MOLLIE. The stamps are exclusive to SECRET CRAFTER SHOP and are available to order NOW!!!! There are 7 stamps in this release and seven lucky people will be chosen at random from this week's entries to win one of the stamps.

With this card I have used an image called Ashtyn by Cowgirl Up I have coloured her with my promarkers I then backed the image with pearl paper and gingham , added a ribbon, some brads and a sentiment. I hope you like it.xxx

Saturday, 13 March 2010

Hello

I have made this card for One Stop Craft Challenge
This week the challenge has been set by Nikki and she has chosen the theme Spots & Dots.
For this card I have used a cute Daisy May image coloured with promarkers.The backing paper is some I downloaded last night. I have used blue cardstock for this and used the same card to punch out and place down the side.The roses I decided to push through the card instead of having the stems on show. I then added some gems ribbon and a sentiment. I hope you like it.

Bah! Humbug-Christmas Challenge

Bah!Humbug Challenge
Cool Combos

Yes this week our challenge is to combine at least three of the themes from our previous challenges! So far we have covered...
recycling
new stash
glitter
baubles
holly
snowmen
trees
stitching


Can you use at least 3 of them on one Christmas card?
Well My card for this challenge uses 3 items
My backing paper is new. It is what I won in a Bah!Humbug challenge
I have used Sammie the snowman image coloured with promarkers.
I have also Glittered the snow along the bottom of the card although it doesn't show very well

One for Easter

I really need to get quite a lot of Easter cards made,this is my first it is also for Cupcake Craft Challenge  "Flower Power " The image for this card is a Daisy Doodles "Tulip" coloured with promarkers, I have embossed and punched white card for backing along with a yellow check from my stash.I then added some ribbon, a butterfly and a computer generated sentiment.xxx

Friday, 12 March 2010

Card No 2

This card has an image and backing paper from the Joanna Sheen cd Country Diary. I have cut out the leaf and sentiment  with my cuttlebug, embossed the leaf and distressed it, I have also added a couple of  butterflies and some gems.I hope you like it.xxx
This is for two challenges
By the Cute and Girly  " Spring is in the Air "

Totally Papercrafts  " Things with Wings "

For my Mum

Hello every one
This card today is for my mum, although she is no longer here I think about her all the time and I know she would love this card, she would also be shocked at the thought of me making it because I was never a crafty person,
The image I have used is from Judy of M&M designz I have coloured her with promarkers as usual the backing paper is printed off a Joanna Sheen cd I then cut out the sentiment added some lace and flowers. I hope you like it.


This is for two challenges today
Rainbow Lady's " Mothers Day " This is being sponsored by Di's digi downloads She will give 5 designs of your choice to the winner this week so get your thinking caps on ladies.

Craft Ann's 
Now on to the next challenge and  we have a colour challenge. Your creation must include LILAC, PINK and LEMON - you can use other colours too as long as these 3 are part of your project. As usual, you can make any project for any occasion and we can’t wait to see what you come up with!
There will be a prize of two digi stamps and one backing paper of choice for the lucky winner. To be in with a chance make sure that you have linked your entry – via Mr Linky if possible – by 6pm on thursday 25th March GMT.

Thursday, 11 March 2010

Two Challenges

Hello all you gorgeous bloggers, it has been glorious today, still a bit chilly mind.
This card has a Daisy may image coloured with my promarkers,the backing paper is from a Clare Curd pad, I have done quite a bit of card punching for added oomph, found some dotty ribbon and added a sentiment.I hope you like it.


















The two challenges for this card are
Cute Card Thursday " Celebrations "
Colour Create " Mint, Chololate and White "

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

New challenge

The Creative Cottage Challenge Blog  No 1
The first challenge has the theme NEW! We'd love to see something new on your creations, whether that be something new you've bought or a New Baby, New Home card etc...

Please remember you can use ANY products from ANY manufacturer to enter our challenge!!
A winner will be picked next Wednesday when the new challenge will be set!

The image and papers I have used for this card are one of Creative Cottage Kits which you can buy from Pollycraft. I have added a ribbon and a computer generated sentiment. I hope you like it.xxx

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Digital Tuesday

Well what a silly billy I am,one of the challenges for my last card was suposed to be no flowers!!!! I didn't think about the shoe being made of flowers ???? I would call it a blonde moment but I think it is more likely to be a grey moment.
Well on to this card the image is called Ashtyn by stampen with cj. I have coloured her with my promarkers The backing paper I purchased from Pollycraft are by Creative Cottage  I have added ribbon and pearl gems from my stash and a computer generated sentiment. I hope you like it
The Challenge for this card is Digital Tuesday which is  "Piercing"

Monday, 8 March 2010

The Shoe

Evening all, I haven't been around much today, my craft room has been up to it's eyes, my oh has put me some more shelves up to accommodate all the extra goodies I have been buying, ooh what would we do without them, men I mean.!!!!! Buy even more goodies.
Well the image on this card was a freebie from ooh-la-la, the backing paper printed off from an MCS cd I have added plenty of bling and a computer generated sentiment. I hope you like it.


















The Challenges for this card are


Ooh-La-La  "Anything Goes "
Die Cut Dreams " No Flowers Allowed "
Sophist-icat'  " Flourishes and Bling "
Cute Daisy May " Mothers Day "

Sunday, 7 March 2010

2 challenges 1 card

This card today is for two Challenges
One stitch at a time  This week we have a colour combo going on. The two colours we'd like to see are purple and pink

Lili of the Valley  This week we would love you to make an Easel Card

For this card the image I have used is "Masquerade" by Lil Diva Stamps I have coloured her with promarkers and backed her with some purple card, the backing papers are printed off an MCS cd,
the butterflies were cut out of another backing paper, I then added some flowers, a button, sentiment and pearl gems. I hope you like it.

Saturday, 6 March 2010

DT Spot

Well I thought I would let you all know that I have been offered, and have accepted a place on the Design team of Lil Diva stamps This is quite an honour and I am so pleased with myself.I just thought I would let all my followers know I couldn't have done it without all the support I get from you all. Thank You

One more card

Well this card is my last for the day,it is for
Die cut Dreams
This weeks challenge theme is a Sketch by Karen
The image I have used here is another cute Daisy May sheet 181 coloured with promarkers all of the papers I have used came from my scrap box, I have done a bit of faux stitching, added a ribbon, flowers and brads. I hope you like it.

Shabby-Chic

Well good morning, as you can see I have gone all shabby with my distressing today.The image I am using  is "Codi Flowers" from Polly craft they have some gorgeous images you do need to have a look. Any way I have coloured her in  as usual with my promarkers,the backing paper is Basic Grey which I have distressed and faux stitched.I then distressed some cordinations. added some ribbon, flowers and a sentiment. I do hope you like it.
The challenges this is for is

This weeks challenge has been set by Emma L
Emma wants to see you use:
DISTRESSING
So sand it, tear it... get those distress inks out.. what ever takes your fancy...

This week our challenge has been set by Maggie and she has chosen the theme......
Sew Simple

Friday, 5 March 2010

Xmas

This card is for Bah Humbugs christmas challenge " Stitching "
the backing paper is from my stash, the bell and holly image
I cut from some wrapping paper, added the corner and a sentiment.
I then added faux stitching. I hope you like it. xxx

A new challenge

 This card is for two challenges
Dare u 2 digi stamp " Pearls "
One stitch at a time A sketch
The image I am using is one of Lil Diva Stamps called "Flower Fairy" coloured in as usual with promarkers,The background papers are from my stash, I have added a flower,  some pearl gems and a computer generated sentiment. I do hope you like it.


Thursday, 4 March 2010

Two Challenges

Hello from a sunny Sheffield, it has been a glorious day today and I am shattered I have been gardening for most of the day,and I am well pleased with what I have done.

Well my card today is for
Cute Card Thursday " Lucky Green "
Rainbow Lady's " Create a Fan "




The image I have used is from a MCS cd, it is a no stamp required image, the fan is a template from a Joanna Sheen cd which I cut out and decorated with some peel offs, my background paper has been backed with mirri board I then added a small sentiment and that is it, I have kept it pretty simple. I hope you like it.xxx

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Another Challenge

Simon Says,,,,,,,,,,,, Vintage with Flowers
I have just realised I seem to be using a lot of yellow at the moment, I think I must be thinking of spring,oh well!!  The image I have used is another Cute Daisy may sheet 165 coloured with promarkers. I have printed the background papers from a Joanna Sheen cd and matted them with gold linen card.I cut the little flourishes on my slice then added a couple of flowers and a sentiment. I hope you like it.xxx
Hi all hope you  are all having a great day

My card today uses another Cute Daisy May image off sheet 165 coloured as usual with my promarkers, I have punched down the side of my card and used backing paper which is covered in butterflies from a Joanna Sheen cd. I then added some ribbon, a flower and and some gems, the sentiment is computer generated. I hope you like it.xxx

This is for two challenges
Digital Tuesday "Use Scallops"
Passion for Promarkers " Back to Nature"

Last week for GDT

SWIRLS and CURLS


My GDT No 3 for Tuesday Taggers

Well this is my last card as a GDT for Tuesday Taggers (sob sob). This week it is “swirls and curls “For this card I stamped the butterfly onto patterned paper that I printed from a MCS CD. The backing papers were also from the same cd. I have matted them with silver mirri board. I then added some ribbon and gems. I hope you like it. Xxx




Malcolm and Jean from Crafty Individuals are sponsoring our challenge this week with a prize pack up for grabs for our randomly picked winner. Don't forget in our sponsored weeks you must add a link to be in the draw at the end of the challenge, so this week must have a link to Crafty Individuals for a chance of winning their special prize pack!


Please do visit the rest of the DT cards they are really Fabulous.xxx

Monday, 1 March 2010

A new Challenge Blog

Blog candy to Win
We are calling it the 4 for 4 candy as 4 lucky people will win all 4 of the following kits!!





So in order to spread the wonderful news (and to spoil you a little!) we are giving away a little candy!!

Each fantastic digi kit comes with papers, images, ribbons, flowers and so much more! The kits are so packed you will not know what to print out first!!


Our Challenge will start at 7am on 10th March and will run every Wednesday at 7am.
You are welcome to use any products and papers for our challenge (although we love to see your cards using The Creative Cottage products!!)
You are welcome to combine our challenge with others and our only rule is that you have fun!!
Love The Creative Cottage Team
So what do you need to do to be in with a chance of winning... Easy!!

Cute Daisy May

Well what a fabulous day this is, 1st March and it is wall to wall sunshine.

So this week On Cute Daisy May we have a super sketch drawn by the fabulous Pinky! Its a lovely sketch and the team have made some lovely cards from it.

This card I have made uses a Cute Daisy image off sheet 181, coloured as usual with my promarkers. The backing papers are from DCWV. I have embossed the 2 side pieces of card added a flower and a sentiment Hope you like it.xxx