Thursday, July 24, 2014

Singing in the Rain

I made this card to enter into this weeks Less is More challenge, however, when it was finished I decided that it really wasn't very Less is More so I made another one for the challenge using the same image but much more simple.


I have used an adorable image from Joanna Sheen's Little Suzy's Zoo Singing in the Rain stamp set and a snippet of Pink Petticoat gingham paper.


I coloured my image with ProMarkers and used distress inks to create the cloudy sky.  I cut my image out with a Spellbinders circle die, I then layered it onto a scalloped circle die cut from some co-ordinating yellow card stock.  The gems have been coloured to match and the ribbon is from my stash.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

RRR Challenge 99 - Things with Wings and Ribbon
The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - Die Cuts and/or Punches
Melonheadz Friends Challenge - Things with Wings or Tails
Try It On Tuesday Challenge - Things With Wings
Crafty Ribbons Challenge 99 - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Cute Card Thursday Challenge 331 - For the Birds!

Thank you so much for visiting me today, I always appreciate you taking the time to pop in.

Pauline
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Christmas Cheer

I'm back!  Not that I ever completely left - I still managed to sneak in as a Guest Designer for a few challenges, but I'm back as a full time Designer at Crafting for all Seasons and it's time for a new challenge.  The theme for the next fortnight is Christmas in July.

I have made a card using an image from Meljens Designs who are our sponsor for this challenge:


The image is called Christmas Cocoa and I have coloured it with my ProMarkers.  I have used papers from the Dovecraft Vintage Back to Basics collection and inked the edges, the border is an EK Success edge punch and I have made a Poinsettia using a Spellbinders die.  My sentiment is a LOTV stamp and the ribbon and pearls are from my stash.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

City Crafter Challenge Week 221 - Christmas in July!
Deep Ocean Challenge 82 - Lots of Layers
Fan-Tastic Tuesday Challenge 45 - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown Challenge 205 - Handmade Flowers
Digi Choosday Challenge 29 - Christmas In July
Papertake Weekly Challenge - It's A Jolly Holiday
Craft Your Passion Challenge 223 - Christmas in July
Digi Makeover Challenge 150 - Die Cuts/Punches
The Crazy Challenge 176 - Die cuts and Punches
Love to Scrap Challenge 34 - Scheming Crafters (Traditional Christmas)

Make sure you pop over to the Craftng for all Seasons Challenge Blog to check out the DT inspiration and join in with our Christmas in July challenge.

Thank you for calling this morning, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Monday, July 21, 2014

A Relaxing Day

This is my second DT post today, you can find my Ooh La La Creations card HERE.

It's time for our mid challenge reminder at the House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge, this fortnight our theme is:  All about Summer hosted by Natascha - a nice easy one for you, just make sure you use a House-Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie image to join in.

I've used a fabulous decoupage image from Joanna Sheen's House-Mouse Designs Silly Summer Decoupage sheets and papers from Joanna's Jayne Shasky CD and Pink Petticoat.


The decoupage image on the sheet is actually square and very large, as I wanted to make a smaller card I decided to cut it out using a Spellbinders circle die and mount it onto a Kraft scalloped circle. The border is a Fiskars edge punch and the flower is a Tim Holtz die.


The sentiment is part of the decoupage sheet and the button and twine are from my stash.

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 I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Dream Valley Challenge 86 - Summer
Pile It On Challenge 29 - Summer Fun
Scribble and Scrap Challenge 23 - Anything Goes
That Craft Place Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes
Gruffies & Guests Challenge 6 - Anything goes with the option of Summer

Thank you for popping in today, don't forget to take a look at the House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge blog to check out the fabulous DT inspiration and join in with our All about Summer challenge.







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Vintage Christmas

It's time for a new challenge at Ooh La La Creations and the theme for the next fortnight is Vintage.

I decided to make a Christmas card and used an image from the Ooh La La Creations Christmas Presence CD.  Pop over to the Ooh La La Creations Shop and take a look in the gallery - you could also pop a copy into your basket, it's free P&P and the service is brilliant.


I used the Pyramid decoupage image called Fancy Christmas, the papers are from the same Artwork Set.  The border is an EK Success punch and the corner is a Die-namics die cut.  I have inked all of the edges and added some ribbon, pearls and a sentiment from my stash.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Divas by Design Challenge - Christmas in July
Aud Sentiments Challenge 111 - Christmas In July
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Extra July - Anything Christmas
Sparkles Monthly Challenge 58 - Christmas in July
The Stamping Boutique Challenge - Christmas in July
My Sheri Crafts Challenge 138 - Christmas in July
The Corrosive Challenge 204 - Christmas in July
Lexi's Creations Challenge 121 - Christmas in July

Make sure you pop over to the Ooh La La Creations Challenge Blog and check out the DT inspiration, we would love for you to join us for our Vintage challenge.

Thank you for calling this morning, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Yippee!

This is my card for this weeks Less is More Challenge, the theme is Singin' in the rain!  I have used an adorable image from Joanna Sheen's Little Suzy's Zoo Singing in the Rain stamp set and a snippet of Pink Petticoat gingham paper.


I coloured my image with ProMarkers and cut the bottom edge with a Clearly Besotted border die.  The sentiment is from the Hero Arts It's Your Day stamp set.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Less is More Week 181 - Singin' in the rain!
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenge 69 - For The Birds
Inkspirational Challenge 61 - Splash

Thank you so much for visiting me today, I always appreciate you taking the time to pop in.

Pauline
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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Ahoy Matey

I have a busy day today with three DT posts, this is the third and final one for A Gem of a Challenge, if you are looking for my Paper Creator's Crafts post you can find it HERE. You will find my card for the new Di's Digi Designs challenge HERE.

It's time for a new challenge over at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme for this fortnight is Spots and Stripes chosen by Debs.


I've used the decoupage image from the fabulous A Pirates Life Card Topper Digi Kit.  The kit contains two A4 JPG sheets with decoupage pieces along with a choice of ages from 1 to 8 years and three sentiments.  Make sure you pop over to the Pink Gem Designs Shop and take a look, Janet is always adding lots of fabulous new images, Card Topper Digi Kits and Project Kits.


I cut my image out with a Spellbinders circle die and layered it onto a scalloped circle die cut, the wavy border was also cut using a Spellbinders die .


The papers are from Pink Petticoat and the sentiment is a Clearly Besotted stamp on a Spellbinders banner die cut.

The prize is:

2 Individual Digi images

(NO SETS, PERSONALISED WATERMARK'S OR SENTIMENT SETS)

of the winners choice from PINK GEM DESIGNS


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Seemacrafts July Challenge - Child's Birthday
The Corrosive Challenge 203 - Forever Young
V's Sweet Ideas Challenge 25 - Red, White, Blue
We Do Doobadoo Challenge 10 - Spotty and Dotty
2 Cute Ink Digital Stamps Challenge 110 - Kids
Artistic Inspirations Challenge 100 - Anything Goes
Stamp and Create July Challenge - Birthdays
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Spots and Dots
Sister Act Challenge 66 - Anything Goes

Make sure you pop over to the A Gem of a Challenge blog and join us for our Spots and Stripes challenge.

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog and leave a comment, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Cupcake Time

I have a busy day today with three DT posts, this is the second one for Di's Digi Designs, if you are looking for my Paper Creator's Crafts post you can find it HERE.  You will find my card for A Gem of a Challenge HERE.

It's time for a new challenge at  Di's Digi Designs and the theme for the next fortnight is Dies and Punches - this is my card.


I have used the adorable new image Daisy's Cupcake Time, coloured with ProMarkers.  The papers are from the Wild Rose Studio Icing on the Cake paper pack.


I have used a Clearly Besotted die for the little scalloped border, a Tim Holtz flower die and a Lawn Fawn die for the sentiment cloud. My punched elements are the centre of the flower and the leaves.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

I Love ProMarkers Challenge 228 - Girls Girls Girls
Charisma Cardz Challenge 15- Anything Goes
Crafty Little Fairies July Challenge - Summer Fun
Cute Card Thursday Challenge 330 - Fun in the Sun!
Natalie and Amy's Challenge 22 - Summertime
A Creative Romance - Lets do Lunch
My Time to Craft Challenge 253 - Paper Piecing
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Spots and Dots
Scrappers Delights Challenge 27 - Anything Goes with Cute & Girly

Thank you for popping in today, don't forget to take a look at the  Di's Digi Designs Challenge blog to check out the fabulous DT inspiration and join in with our Dies and Punches challenge.

Pauline
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