16 Aug 2014

PRETTY WOMEN

I have always loved seeing crafters use these stamps from Prima, so much so that I bought myself a couple, in fact I have just ordered a Christmas one that I hope to get early next week. 
I have kept this card very clean and simple I stamped the image 3 times onto Linen card stock with Momento Black Tuxedo ink, I only used a touch of colour for the hair and skin using my Graph it Markers, I then decided to paper piece them using some left over scraps from my SU dotty paper, I stamped the sentiment and the sun, which I also paper pieced, I mounted the linen card onto black card then adhered it to a 6 x 6 scalloped white card
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
I would like to thank you for visiting my blog and an extra special thank you to those who leave me such wonderful comments, each and every one of them is very much appreciated, I will be around later today to do some visiting so see you then, if I happen to miss you then please have a lovely weekend.

14 Aug 2014

DIGITAL DELIGHTS THURSDAY

It's that time of week when the Digital Delights DT can show off some of 
fabulous images and this week I chose 
I coloured Jimmie with Graph It Markers then cut him out, I used the Sunset Scene background which I thought was perfect, I added a ticket sentiment and just added a few birds in the sky.

Surfing JimmieSurfing Jimmie (colored)

Ticket Sentiments SetSpring sentiments set
Just click on any of the links above to visit Digital Delights and check out the images, the DT have created some awesome projects this week well worth a visit to see the images they have used also to find some inspiration, I know that we all need some of that at times and the other team members really do inspire me.
It is also time for a new challenge over at 
their theme this week is
1,2 PUNCH
their sponsor is
The prize is $15 store certificate
Many thanks for visiting my blog today I hope you like what you have seen and please come back soon.

12 Aug 2014

BALLERINA MINE #2

Today the sun is shinning but still a little windy and not as warm as it has been but I am certainly not complaining about that, lol.
I mentioned in my post on Sunday that I was going to post my second Ballerina card and here it is, I chose a completely different colorway than my first card.  I was inspired by the song 'Ballerina Mine' by Nat King Cole, I used Graph It Markers for the image, the papers are from Elusive Images (now Chocolate Baroque) I have had them for ages and ages but the pattern and colours fitted what I wanted for the image, I added some yellow organza ribbon and bow, a rose cluster resin flower, pink flower and a sentiment.
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
I would like to thank everyone for their comments on my previous postings I really appreciate them, I hope that you have enjoyed your visit, please come back soon.

11 Aug 2014

LET THE SUN SHINE IN

Today I have a card to share with you that features one of the new Sherri Baldy Fancy Pants digi images, this one is called 'Saturday Afternoon Stroll, and I have coloured her with Graph It Markers.
I mounted the image onto both pink and yellow card stock, I used my Dimension Stamps for the sentiments around the edges of the image, the inks I used were from SU.
I used yellow gingham card stock and pink happy birthday card stock both from Anna Marie Designs, I then punched some wee little flowers and used Viva Decor Yellow pearls for their centers. I have kept this one quite clean and simple so the card and image could take centre stage.
I took a photo of the main card from 2 different angles due to the light changing not sure which one is best.

Closer look at the image 
The challenges I would like to enter are as follows:
I want to thank you for visiting my blog I hope that you have enjoyed yourself you are all welcome back anytime.

10 Aug 2014

BALLERINA MINE

Well Hurricane Bertha decided to bypass the Gloucestershire area but we have had torrential rain and a few claps of thunder but all is well.  
I had major problems with Blogger yesterday it just would not open up any of the blogs but it appears that today it feels like playing ball so I thought I would post one of my 'Ballerina' cards that I have made over the last few days.  I noticed on Facebook that Morgans Fae World had a special 25% off her images so I treated myself to the set of 'Dancers' available HERE
I chose the title Ballerina Mine as these images reminded me of the song by Nat King Cole.
I bought the set of four and have made cards with two of the images I will try and post the other one tomorrow.
I have used a colour combo of yellow and brown, the papers are SU Dotty paper all mounted onto Kraft card.  The image I coloured with Graph It Markers then used my 18ct Gold Leaf pen around the outside, I then mounted her onto both yellow and Kraft card, I punched the flower circles out with my SU punches and added a couple of resin Dahlia flowers, I added a sentiment that I got from Anna Marie Designs also some ribbon and yellow organza bow topped with a yellow button
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Many thanks to all who have taken time out to visit my blog and to those who have left me a comment, I do try to repay everyone's kindness but it might take a little time so please bear with me as I know how lovely it is to receive comments from other crafters.
Have a lovely day.

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