23/09/2016

Winter Birthday !

Good Morning!
I'm back with the final card I managed to get made during my fortnight off ... it feels like it was so long ago already lol 
I have used one of this years new releases from LOTV but it's not a Christmas card ... 
it's a Winter Birthday card!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
DEEP OCEAN CHALLENGE - ANYTHING GOES
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV 'Christmas Flowers' Stamp
LOTV Sentiment Stamp
Maja Design 'Vintage Autumn Basics' Papers
Various Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts & The Ribbon Girl
Lily White Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Silver Jingle Bell Charm, Ivory Glitter Sprinkles & Hessian Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl
Pomegranates & Bark Star from Live & Love Crafts
Ranger Glossy Accents, Paper Doily, Cheesecloth & Twinklets
Frantage White Embossing Powder & Tim Holtz Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Archival Ink - Watering Can
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C2, E00, E21, E31, E33, E35, E37, 
R11, R20, R81, RV69, RV95, YG63, YG67, BG93, BG96, W1, W3 & W5

Thanks for stopping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

21/09/2016

Creative Inspirations - Bingo !

Good Morning!
It's time for a brand new challenge over at CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS!
This fortnights challenge is Bingo!
Simply select a row from the following grid, horizontal or vertical to play along.
Don't forget to let us know which row you have used!
This fortnight the prize is 7 DIGI'S OF THE WINNER'S CHOICE from BUGABOO STAMPS!
They have also very kindly let myself and the rest of my Design Team use their images on our creations.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
DEEP OCEAN CHALLENGE - ANYTHING GOES
INGREDIENTS -
Bugaboo 'Winter Snowman' Digi Stamp
Tim Holtz Sentiment Stamp
Maja Design 'A Gift For You' Papers
Various Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts & The Ribbon Girl
Jingle Bells from The Ribbon Girl
Ladybug Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Silver & Red Shimmer Dome Stickers by Papermania
Bark Star, White & Red Pomegranates from Live & Love Crafts
Ranger Glossy Accents, Paper Doily, Cheesecloth & Twinklets
Frantage White Embossing Powder & Tim Holtz Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Archival Ink - Watering Can
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C2, C3, C5. C7, E29, E37, Y21, Y28, YR04, YR07, 
R37, R46, R59, BG93, BG96 & W1

Thanks for stopping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

20/09/2016

My Mum's Craft Shop - Season's Greetings !

Good Morning!
Today's card is for the online craft shop MY MUM'S CRAFT SHOP and is also featured on the MMCS BLOG today :)
I have used the last design of the four new Christmas designs by Wild Rose Studio and you'll be happy to know that he is currently in stock over on the website!
Simply click the picture below to head straight over to him ...
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
SPARKLES CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE - USE AT LEAST 2 DIES OR ADD SPARKLE
INGREDIENTS -
Wild Rose Studio 'Penguin with Present' Stamp
Maja Design 'Home for the Holidays' Papers
Various Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts & The Ribbon Girl
Glitter Organza Ribbon & Jingle Bells from The Ribbon Girl
Ladybug Sprinkles by Doodlebug
White & Red Pomegranates from Live & Love Crafts
Ranger Glossy Accents, Paper Doily, Cheesecloth & Twinklets
Frantage White Embossing Powder & Tim Holtz Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C2, C3, C5. C7, Y17, Y35, Y38, R37, R46, R59, 
B93, B95 & W1

Thanks for stopping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

18/09/2016

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice Season !

Good Morning!
I've decided to give you a little break from the Christmas creations today and instead share with you something with an Autumnal theme! 
I treated myself to a few (when I say a few I actually mean a quite a few) of the recent Stamping Bella release and when I finally got the chance to ink one of them up this was the first one that I went for. Don't you think she's cute?!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
PENNY BLACK & MORE @ ALLSORTS - ADD A SENTIMENT
RIBBON GIRL USE ANY IMAGE CHALLENGE - ANYTHING GOES
INGREDIENTS -
Stamping Bella 'Patricia loves Pumpkins' Stamp
Maja Design 'Enjoying Outdoors' Papers
Various Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts & The Ribbon Girl
Bumblebee & Tangerine Sprinkles by Doodlebug
 Berries & Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl
Ranger Glossy Accents, Paper Doily, Cheesecloth & Twinklets
Tim Holtz Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C7, E00, E21, E31, E33, E35, Y35, Y38, YR04, YR07, YR16, YR23, R11, R20, BG93, BG96, B000, B02, W1 & W3

Thanks for stopping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

17/09/2016

Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Midway Reminder !

Good Morning!
There's still a little bit of time left to join in with this month's challenge over at PBSC where the theme is 'Nature!'
I decided to go for a Clean & Simple Monochrome design for today's card.
Quick to make and all your attention is drawn to the stamps! 

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
SIMON SAYS STAMP - CLEAN AND SIMPLE
INGREDIENTS -
Penny Black Wooden Stamp
Penny Black Sentiment Stamp from 'Believe' T-Set
Beetle Black, Silver & Gold  Sprinkles by Doodlebug
INKS USED -
Archival Ink - Jet Black

Thanks for stopping by, have a lovely weekend!
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

15/09/2016

4x4 Winter Card Set ... Part 2 !

Good Morning!
As promised I'm back with the second part to the previous post today.
The second card of the set has been given a different colour scheme and I think that the stamp matched the Penny Black die that I chose perfectly!
As mentioned before both this card and the previous one are on smaller 4x4 card blanks.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV 'Noel' Seasons Girl Stamp
Maja Design 'A Gift for You' Papers
Various Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts & The Ribbon Girl
Lily White Glitter & Tangerine Sprinkles by Doodlebug
Orange Pomegranate from The Ribbon Girl
Penny Black Wreath Die
Ranger Glossy Accents, Cheesecloth & Twinklets
Tim Holtz Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C2, C3, E00, E21, E31, E33, E35, Y21, Y28, 
R05, R11, R20, R37, R46, R59, BG93, BG96, W1 & W3

Thanks for stopping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX

13/09/2016

4x4 Winter Card Set ... Part 1 !

Good Morning!
As I mentioned in my last post I was trying to get my stamp purchases inked up from the past month or two that had sadly been neglected since being delivered by the postie.
Today's card is using one of these stamps but it's also part of a set of 2! 
Both today's stamp and the one featured in my next post are of a similar design so I thought I'd make a set of 2 cards ... that are also of a smaller 4x4 size!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges -
SIMON SAYS STAMP - STAMP IT
INGREDIENTS -
LOTV 'Winter' Seasons Girl Stamp
Maja Design 'Frosted Frost Basics' Papers
Various Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts & The Ribbon Girl
Lily White Glitter & Blue Jean Sprinkles by Doodlebug
White Pomegranate from Live & Love Crafts
Marianne's Designs Snowflake Die
Ranger Glossy Accents, Cheesecloth & Twinklets
Frantage White Embossing Powder, 'Star Dust' Stickles & Tim Holtz Distressing Tool
INKS USED -
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C2, C3, E00, E21, E31, E33, E35, R11, R20, 
BG93, B000, B00, B93, B95, B97 & W1

Thanks for stopping by,
HAPPY CRAFTING!
XXX