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Thursday, 31 March 2011

Blog Candy

Paula Holifield is offering some wonderful blog candy :- http://paulaholifieldcrafts.blogspot.com/2011/03/march-blog-candy.html

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Forever Friends Easter Cards

A selection of Easter cards:-

Ingredients

Forever Friends Pearlescent Decoupage Kit - Spring Time - Easter Surprise

Forever Friends Paper Pack - Spring Time

DCWV Cardstock from stash

Ingredients


Forever Friends Pearlescent Easter Decoupage - Spring Time - Easter Surprise


Forever Friends Paper Pack - Spring Time


DCWV Cardstock from stash

Sunday, 20 March 2011

My first challenge entry on the DoCrafts website

I've not really joined in any challenges before so thought it was about time I got my act together - so I've taken part in one on the DoCrafts website http://www.docrafts.com/crafttalk/forum/default.aspx?g=posts&t=4112634 ........next stop blog challenges!!

Ingredients

  • Digi image - Coco with flowers from Digistampboutique coloured with Promarkers(Satin, Tan, Leaf Green, Rose Pink, Pastel Pnk, Pink Carnation, Cocktail Pink, Magenta)
  • Pink Petticoat papers (freebies with Quick Cards Made Easy magazine)
  • Flowers / Flourish made from Marianne Creatables die
  • Pink cardstock, adhesive stones from stash

I did originally make a different card but realised that I hadn't read the criteria properly about using different shades of the one colour, but here it is anyway:-

Ingredients

  • Digi image - Olive & flowers from Digistampboutique coloured with Promarkers (Cool Grey 1 & 2, Leaf Green, Blush, Tan, Pastel Yellow, Yellow, Peach)
  • Pink Petticoat Papers
  • Flowers / Flourish made from Marianne Creatables die
  • Green card, adhesive stones from stash

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Friendship Cards

It's been a while since I have uploaded the cards I have made for the Friendship swap on the DoCrafts site, so thought it was about time I caught up. This first card is this month's card made for SarahRig :-
Ingredients
  • Milton the Bear with Daisy Stamp coloured with Promarkers
  • Pink Petticoat Papers
  • Cardstock, flowers, ribbon from stash
  • Card Candy coloured with Promarker
  • Computer generated sentiment

February's Friendship Card was sent to Kozmik :-

Ingredients

  • Lili of the Valley stamp - "Coffee Break" coloured with Promarkers - Satin, Pastel Beige, Pastel Green, Pastel Blue, Tan, Cocktail Pink, Rose Pink, Powder Blue, Cool Grey 1 plus Copic Caio Pale Pink
  • Pink Petticoat Papers (free from
  • Marianne Creatables floral die and flourish
  • Card Candy coloured with Promarkers
  • Martha Stewart punch
  • Pink cardstock and pale pink ribbon from stash
I made January's card for Lorrs :-
Ingredients
  • Backgroud Image - Little Claire Designs stamp - Blissful
  • Foreground Image - Little Claire Designs Peel off sticker - Blissful
  • Papers printed from CD Rom (came with Set of 117 Stamps with CD Rom, Acrylic Block, Ink Pad and Decorative Bag from QVC)
  • Sentiment - Black Peel Off
  • Card Candy coloured with Promarkers

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Lili of the Valley

After succeeding in my quest to not spend a penny on craft goodies in February, I thought I deserved to reward myself with a few treats! I just had to pay a visit to the Lili of the Valley site and a few new stamps just happened to fall into my shopping basket!
Ingredients

  • Shabby Princess Papers - Celebrate
  • LOTV - Big Present coloured with Promarkers
  • Craftwork Cards - sentiment
  • Buttons from stash coloured with Promarkers
  • Peel off number coloured with Promarkers

Ingredients

  • LOTV - Rosie with Presents coloured with Promarkers
  • DCWV Nana's Nurserys Papers
  • Marianne Creatables scroll and flower die


A new niece...

These are the cards I have made for my new niece, Matilda Elizabeth Anne, born yesterday morning in Sydney, Australia. The second card, an easel card, was made for my parents to give.

Ingredients
  • Fizzy Moon rubber stamp coloured with Promarkers
  • Lili of the Valley sentiment rubber stamp
  • Papers and Cardstock from stash
  • Ribbon and gemstone

Ingredients

  • SWALK rubber stamp coloured with Promarkers
  • Pink Petticoat papers
    (freebie gift with either Quick Cards Made Easy
  • or Cardmaking and Papercrafting)
  • Pink card stock from stash
  • Martha Stewart punch
  • Adhesive stones
  • Computer generated sentiment