Thursday 7 November 2013

Lady Of The Manor

Good evening all!
 I should have posted my card much earlier but it totally slipped my mind!

This is Lady Of the Manor, available at Just Inklined here
or on The Best Of Just Inklined CD Rom here
 (if you haven't got it yet, go grab it, it's only £3.11 or $5.00)
I made a twisted easel birthday card.

I coloured p the image with my promarkers & flexmarkers,
then cut her out with a nestie.
The DP I have used is from the First Edition Dreamcatcher pad.
I've only recently purchased it although I've had my eye on it for ages!
I added a little bouquet of flowers, not something I do very often!

I added a satin ribbon double bow & a little bead strand which act
as the stop for the easel section. The sentiment is an LOTV stamp.
Thanks for popping in!
I'd like to enter the following challenges:
By LORI Designs - Ribbon & Bows
Crafter's Cafe - Birthday's
Ribbon Carousel Challenge - Celebrations/Holidays
Craft-Dee Bowz- Anything Goes with a handmade bow
Craft Your Passion - More Than One Fold
Crafty Cardmakers - Monochromatic Purple
Incy Wincy Designs - Ribbon Twine Or Fibres
Lexis Creations - Birthday Celebrations
The Crazy Challenge - B is for (Bow, bouquet, buds, butterflies,bustle,beads,birthday, blooms)

Wednesday 6 November 2013

Bird House

Good morning all!
How are you on this fine morning?
All is well here & as the cat is out of the bag, I feel I can
 share this little project with you all!

It's a little Topiary Bird House with a little treat box/planter underneath!
Read on to find out more about it!

Over at La Pashe Towers, our lovely Jak Heath has been 
working away to bring us all something very special! 
La Pashe has teamed up with Adele Rossol from Creations by AR 
and have created a CD which contains no less than 30 of her 3D templates.
The templates come in SVG and PDF format & there are full, easy to follow,
step by step instructions for each one!
So, it doesn't matter if you have a cutting machine or cut by hand,
you'll be able to create any one of these little beauties!
The first of these CDs is
Spring & Summer

So, if you're bored doing Christmas already, you can get your teeth into
a little something different!

Here's the little birdhouse with out the base!
I used some designer paper from a Papermania Capsule Collection paper pad
 to construct this little project.
I hand cut all the sections & assembled then added some little roses
which I cut from some edging trim & a bit of leaf  trim.
I have to confess that when I was trying to take my photos,
there was a moment of horror when the wind picked up & blew
 my little birdhouse down the stairs & right out into the middle of the road!
I thought all was lost but when I retrieved it, it was intact with the
exception of a couple of dirty marks on it.

Here's the planter box & the birdhouse.
I added some of the rose edging to the bottom of the planter& some
lace trim to the top. There's room in the little planter section
for a little treat or gift for someone special.
I have it on great authority that the CD Roms will be on sale at
the NEC Hobbycrats Show on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday,
if you're lucky enough to be going!
If not, they will be available online at LaPashe in a week or too.

The cost of the CD will be £19.99! Great value, I'm sure you'll agree.
Thanks for popping by today!

I'm off to look for a couple of challenges to enter this project in.

All Crafts Challenge - Anything But A Card
Craft Your Passion - More Than  One Fold
Through The Purple Haze - Anything Goes
ABC Challenge - Y is For Yellow
Charisma Cardz - Anything But Cards
Crafty Ribbons - Anything But Cards

Monday 4 November 2013

Just Inklined To Hop - Favourite Colour Combo

Good Morning all & welcome to the November Just Inklined Hop!

The hop this month is hosted by our oh so talented Joyce who has chosen the theme
"Favourite Colour Combo"
If you're already hopping, you'll have landed from  the lovely Karen J's blog,
where I'm sure there was something wonderful to see!
Now, on to my little card

A not so little 8"x8" 75th Birthday card in pinks purples & blues!
I used the awesome "wrinklies" image Betty Bloomer!
She's such a hoot, don't you think? Just adorable!
I could hear the strains of Knees Up Mother Brown all the time I was
working with her! If you don't know the song check this out!

If you're in a hurry to hop on,
your next stop is our one & only, awesome Tammy!
Don't forget to leave a little love at each stop as you could win a spot prize.
You just never know who the mystery host is!
If you want to know a bit more about my card, read on!

I coloured up the image with a mix of flex & promarkers
I cut the image out with a square die & inked the edges before removing.
The Knees Up sentiment was done on the pc then die cut & inked too. 

The 75 was cut using my Cricut then embossed in a Cuttlebug Swirls folder.
The Happy Birthday sentiment is from LOTV. I cut that with a nestie then 
matted on to a scalloped circle.

I used a sketch I found on a challenge blog for the layout but 
I can't remember where.
The papers are from Lidl, they are clear embossed & glittered with lots of
lovely texture to them & the ribbon is up-cycled from a friends top.
A few gems & some broderie anglaise from my stash finish it off.
The inside of the card is decorated in a similar fashion but in typical fashion, 
I wrote it out before I remembered to get my photos!
Now if you're hopping on, don't forget to leave a little love then carry on over
to visit Tammy! Thanks so much for stopping by!
Happy hopping!

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Hobbycutz - Inspired By A Song/Music (knees up mother brown)
Quirky Crafts - Make Us Laugh
Die Cut Diva's - Let's Celebrate
Just For Fun - Favourite Colour
Sunshine Mail - Anything Goes
Crafty Hands - Anything Goes
Patties Creations - Birthdays
I Love Promarkers - Anything Goes