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Saturday, 6 April 2013

La Pashe Garden Swing

Good morning blog readers & friends!
Here is today's card!
Did you see it on Create & Craft TV a couple of weeks ago???
I was super excited about that I can tell you! lol


The image I have used is Garden Swing,
one of the new range of Clear Polymer Stamps
available from La Pashe


My base card is 8"x8" 
The papers I have used are from Papermania.
I added a couple of fishtails, a doily, some Card Candi & ribbon from my stash!
The lace under the ribbon was being hoarded for that special occasion!
I also used a border punch for a bit of added detail!



The image was coloured with my ususal mix of Flexmarker, Promarkers
& I think there may have been a touch of Copic in there too!
I took great delight in deliberately colouring outside the lines on this one!
It has a great feeling of Spring about it don't you think?
Thanks for popping in!
I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Allsorts - Spring Has Sprung
My Sheri Crafts - Spring Has Sprung
Broken Box Stock - Think Spring
Brown Sugar - Spring
Digi Haven - Spring
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes With Ribbons
Happy Campers - Flower Power
Crafts & Me - Spring Flowers
Divas By Design - Spring Colours
Jen's Digis - Spring
Can You Digi It - Pick A Season (Spring)
Ladybug Crafts - Leap Into Spring
Pretty Little Ribbon Shop - Spring Is In The Air

Thursday, 4 April 2013

Winter Fence Robin

Good Moning lovely blog peeps!
I love the way all these little faces smile at me whenever I come to my blog!
It's a bit like having you all in my front room with me!
Anyhoo, enough of my nonsense!
Here is my Just Inklined card for today!


It's a Christmas Card!!!!!
I thought that since spring had finally sprung you might be just about 
able to cope with a little bit of snow! lol
My inspiration for this card sprang to mind when I saw a little Robin
on the bird feeder in my mum & dads garden! I couldn't get the song
out of my head! My grandad used to sing this to us all the time!

 

The image I have used is 'Winter Fence Robin'
This is one of the images which are exclusive to 

The image & sentiment were printed on Print Perfect
it's absolutely fantastic for stamping/printing  & colouring on! 
I made a White on White 6"x6" card, 
using Linen Embossed cardstock for everything else!


The image was coloured up with Promarkers, then some glittery accents
 added using Diamond Sparkles & my trusty quickie glue pen!

Then it was cut out with an oval nestie & matted onto a scallop oval.
The embossed panel was done with a Cuttlebug swiss dots embossing folder.
The snowflakes & flourishes were Marianne Creatables dies.



The Dewdrops were in my stash & the Faux Silk ribbon is from
Dainty Paperie I love that etsy shop!
The font I have used is  a free font called Noel
Thanks for popping in I hope you enjoyed your visit!

I'm off to find the challenges I want to enter this card in!
CHNC extra challenge for April - Anything Christmas Goes
Can You Digi It - Pick A Season (Winter)
Holly Jolly Christmas - Christmas Music
Lia Stampz Challenge - Birds, Nests, Eggs
Lexi's Creations - Punches &/or Dies
Pause Dream Enjoy - Dew Drop Embellishments
Stamp & Create - Use At Least One Die Cut
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge - Based on a Carol or Song

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Floral Delights

Hi di hi blog readers!
Here I am with a card for the Crafting For All Seasons DT!
This week the theme for challenge #49 is 


Our Sponsor this week is

A Day For Daisies who are offering a fab £10 gift voucher to one lucky winner!
The DP is from a Papermania Capsule collection.


The beutiful image I have used is from our Sponsor & is called 
I coloured her up with a mix of  Promarkers, Copics & Flexmarkers.


The sentiment was from Sentiments 4 You which is currentlt closed.
The little crochet flower is from my stash & I have no recollection where it came from!


The ribbon is from my local haberdasher & started off life as plain Organza.
I melted it with my heat gun to get the crinlkle effect.
If you try it, be sure to use tweezers to hold the ribbon & be careful 
not to burn your fingers!


I added half a paper doily which I inked using chalk inkpads.
Thanks for stopping by! I love it when you visit!
I'd like to put this card forward for the following challenges:
Party Time Tuesday - Ribbons & Blooms
Top Tip Tuesday -  Girls & Boys Come Out T Play
Digi Makeover Challenge - Anything Goes
House Of Gilli - Flowers &/or Ribbon
Marker POP Challenge - Anything Goes
My Craft Creations - For The Girls
Sparkle N Sprinkle - Use A Digital Image
The Paper Girls - April Showers Bring May Flowers
Pile It On Challenges - Handmade Flowers
Di's Digi Designs - Flower Frenzy

Monday, 1 April 2013

Just Inklined To Hop

God morning lovely blog readers & friends!
Are you here for the Just Inklined hop, or did you just happen by?


If you're hopping you'll have come from the lovely Karen J, who is our host this month!!
If not, you might want to head over there & start hopping so you don't miss anything!
The theme for this hop is "Say It With Flowers!"
Here's my card!


I made a mostly White On Whte card with pops of red & green!
The image I have used is Poppy Cluster which is also avaiable on 


Here's a closer look at the fab image which I have coloured using Promarkers!


I added a circle sentiment which I made in my grahics program
& some die cut flourishes!
Your next stop is the amazingly talented Tammy!
Don't forget that as always, there are a couple of spot prizes for someone 
who comments along the way so be sure to leave a little love at each stop!
I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes (Optional Flowers)
Dis Digi Designs - Flower Frenzy
Brown Sugar - Flowers
C.R.A.F.T. - Mothers Day/Female
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes With Ribbon
Paper Crafting Journey - Ribbon Or Lace
Die Cuttin Divas - Embossing with Ribbon
Passion For Promarkers - Bingo (Ribbon, Free, Blooms)


Sunday, 31 March 2013

Happy Easter

Just a quick post to wish all my blog readers who celebrate, a very Happy Easter!
Have a happy Sunday whatever you do!