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Friday, 28 August 2015

More Like The Movies

Good Morning All, 
The weekend is almost  upon us, thank goodness!
It's been a busy week & I've been very tired!
I have yet another Anniversary card to share with you today!
This one is for my brother & sister in law.


I used the small sepia toned image from one of the La Pashe 
Wrinklies At The Movies, decoupage sheets.
(When I was making this card, I had a song going through my head,
it was a tune by Dr Hook, back in the day, More Like The Movies.
I loved that song then & I still do now!)



I wanted to keep the card flat so I could easily pop it in the post.
The card base is A6 Kraft CS. I added a slightly offset plain black mat,
 then a panel of white embossed CS which was offset the other way.
The flimstrip was cut using a spellbinders die & I added some clear 
transparency fim to the cut out sections.
The little ticket sentiment was in my folder of images & sentiments
which have been printed off for a while. I layered up the bits from the
 cut out sections of the fim strip die & added it to the top.


You cant quite see it but I've a added a black panel to the inside of the 
card, with a white heart to write on. I've also added two
little black die cut hearts to decorate.
I hope you like my card, more to the point I hope the anniversary couple do!
Thanks for stopping by.
I'd like to add ths card to the following challenges:
Crafting For All Seasons - You're Having A Laugh
Crafty Cardmaker - No Patterned Paper
Get Creative Challege - No Printed Papers
Come & Get It - Blck & White With One Other Colour

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Baby Girl With Lace & Pearls

Good Morning all,
I'm back with another card today!
For those of you who asked, my first day back at work wasn't too traumatic
I actually enjoyed it if I'm honest (don't tell the boss though) Lol.
Here's the DT inspiration card I made for this month's challenge
 Lace & Pearls 
We have a new challenge every month which is 
Just For Fun & we welcome crafters of all levels.
We are a friendly (non selling) group & like to share hints & tips as well as
helpful advice. If you're not already a member, feel free to join us.


I used papers from my scrap box & a decoupaged image called 
which was left over from another project. 
The Double Decoupage download sheet came with both pink & blue images. 
Useful for twins or just to have a spare!
The lace is from my stash as is the pink satin ribbon & the pearls.
The little ticketdie I've used for the sentiment is from Tattered Lace.
Thanks for popping in, I hope you like my card.
I'd love to see you join in with the challenge too!

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Cute & Girly
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Ticket
Stamp & Create - One For The Girls
Whoopsi Daisy - Make It Girly
The Corrosive Challenge - Utterly Feminine
Di's Digi Designs - Use Ribbon Lace or Twine
QKR Stampede - Use A Die Cut


Monday, 24 August 2015

Good Luck

Good morning all!
Is it Monday already?? 
Boo, that means I'm back at work!
I've had a great week off taking in the sights & sounds of the
as well as getting a few things done about the house!
So, now it's back to normality & a brand new challenge over at
Eurekas Stamps where the theme this time is
#155 Button Button (use a button on your creation)


I've used several tiny little, blue heart, buttons on my card!
The image & sentiment are both from Eureka Stamps
The base card is my usual 6"x6" square base.
The image & sentiment were printed onto some smooth card.
I added some clouds using a stencil & Tumbled Glass Distress Ink 
then paper pieced the image with some snippets of paper from the 
First Edition "Bird Song" Paper Pad,  
I added my little buttons to the bows on the tail of the kite.
I hope you like it & I hope you can play along in our

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:
The Crazy Challenge - Paper Piecing
Love To Scrap - Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Robyn's Fetish - Use A Digi
A Gem Of A Challenge - One For The Girls
Crafty Friends Challenge - Clean & Simple
Crazy 4 Challenges - Something That Relies On The Wind
Brown Sugar - Buttons & Bows
Chocolate Coffee & Cards - Use A Sentiment
In The Pink - Fly Away + 1 other colour
Little Red Wagon - Paper Piecing