Sunday, 26 February 2012

Penny Black

Another quick post before I head off to the pools this morning. Here is another card I have made  for a local shop in Taranaki, "Jackies Scrapbooking" in Inglewood. This is a penny Black Image, not sure what it is called....

Challenges entered
Hotshot Crafts - One for the Boys
CropStop - 3 or more flowers
Dolli Beans Designers & Friends - In stitches

Don't forget to enter my Birthday Candy and Follower Candy

Images  - Penny Black
Paper - Kaiser - Lush
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Friday, 24 February 2012

Molly Bloom - Mischievous George

Quick post tonight. I have made a number of cards for a local shop in Taranaki, "Jackies Scrapbooking" in Inglewood, for her to display. Any Taranaki ladies reading this... head there! Jackie has in stock some super cute stamps... I will be showing a few of them over the next few weeks. I will be dropping these cards off tomorrow for Jackie to display and hopefully give you some inspiration to buy some stamps and make some cards!
Challenges entered
The Crazy Challenge - Use Die or punch
Creative Card Crew - Masculine
City Crafter - Its all natural
Moving along with the times - Lots of layers
Sarah Hurley - Die cuts
Papertake Weekly - Kraft

Don't forget to enter my Birthday Candy and Follower Candy

Images  - Molly Bloom - Mischievous George
Paper - MME - Kraft
Chipboard - MIC
Die - Marianne Design - Round Die
Colouring - Copics & prismas
Chipboard  - MIC

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

My Follower Candy

And here is the second candy that I am giving away to celebrate getting 
over 300 followers.
Thank you all so much for following my blog and 
leaving such friendly comments, it really does put a smile on my face 
after a long hard day at work!! All you have to do is put your name.. 
its that easy! This is for my followers only. If you want to share on 
your blogs thats fine, but not necessary.
I will draw this the same time as my birthday candy....Good Luck

Birthday Blog Candy......

Yep another year has flown by and another birthday is on top of me... 
this time its a scary number which I wont even mention. So how do you 
feel like celebrating with me?? one lucky person will win this birthday 
blog candy. All you have to do is put this picture on your blog and link 
back to me.. and of course add you name!
Prize will be drawn 11th March (yep on my BD!!) Good Luck
Here is the yummy stash you could win.........

Monday, 20 February 2012

Kitty Lane

Hiho, here is another fantastic stamp that Fay from Kitty Lane sent me to play with....I love this stamp, it would have to be my favorite so far! I didn't want to much "fuss" with this card, because the image itself is quite large. Anyhoo... here are the challenge I'm entering with this line up of feline friends!
Totally Paper Crafts - Ribbon and or bows
The pretty little ribbon - Anything goes
Truly Scrumptious - All creatures great and small
Anything Goes - Bingo - Animal, my choice (button), stitching

Sunday, 19 February 2012

Happy Birthday!

Another fabby summer day here today. Crickets outside chirping, slight breeze.. ah couldn't get any better!
Here's a card I did a few days ago and finally finished today! Sweet sweet sweet! Loving these SN stamps!
Challenges I am going to enter

Bunny Zoe - Celebrations
CMC Copic Challenge - Bright Fun Colours
Allsorts - Anything goes

Paper - Random
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Saturday, 18 February 2012

Marianne's Design Cutting sheet.. and candy on the way

I am so loving these cutting sheets at the moment and then to layer the image up is really cool.... and anyone that knows me, knows I like cutting paper!!! Spent the morning out in the garden and shifting our 3rd load of wood ready for the winter... ohhh and I had two parcels today... one from the lovely Lou, and one that I need to take photos of for the celebration of reaching 300 followers... so watch this space
Anyhoo.. challenges entered
Card Crafters Circle - Is to die for (use die cuts)
Sarah Hurley Challenge - Die Cuts
Cute Card Thursday - Flower Power
DYSU Challenge blog - Layers


Friday, 17 February 2012

Delicious Doodles - Pink to make the boys Wink

Are you all ready for another challenge at Delicious Doodles. This challenge this fortnight is "Pink to make the boys wink". Looking at all the blogs out there... pink is such a common colour so why not pop over  and enter our challenge!. I am sure you would love to win one of Teri's stunning images!

Paper - Authentique
Colouring - Copics & prismas
Chipboard  - MIC

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Southern Girls -Distress

Another fortnight has flown by at Southern girls challenge. This week we would like to see Cards / Layouts using a technique - distressing. I have used a pre-coloured image Cutie Patooties A4 die cut sheet. The rest of the DT have made wonderful creations, so why not head over, check out the DT lovelies and see who our sponsors are this fortnight are.

Paper - Kaisercraft - Vintage Timeless
Colouring - None!
Dies - Memory Box

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Marianne's Design Divas - Winter Blues

Wow, didnt that month rush by??? It's hard to believe we are half way through the second month! So... we have a brand new challenge for all you Marianne Design fans out there and what yummy prizes you can win! So the challenge this month at Marianne Design Divas is.. Winter Blues.
So what are the prizes this month I hear you ask??? The first one is from the lovely  

and she is giving away this fantastic bundle

Then there is the second prize which Marianne D herself is giving some lucky person

Images - Marianne Design Ragdoll Cutting sheet RD0201
Paper - Print Bloc - Springtime
Colouring - None

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Tiddly Inks - New Wryn - Flowers

This is the another new release Christy from Tiddly Inks. sent me. This Sweetie Wryn image is called - "Flowers".  If you want to see more of these cuties, I am sure the Dt will be using them over at  this fortnight's challenge.
Images - Tiddly Inks - Wryn - Flowers
Paper - Prima - Sparkling Spring
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Sunday, 12 February 2012

Hooked on Craft

Whoop whoop, I have been asked to join Hooked on Crafts design Team. Ummmm let me think.. oh heck, it only took me a nano second to say yes. I love to support and be part of any Australian Design teams, they always seem to believe in me as an artist, and like my projects. Here is a list of the other talented 5 that have joined as well

And the "originals"

Kitty Lane - Winter Morning

Hi, here is another stamp from Kitty Lane. It has a real vintage feel to it, and by adding the wire mesh from Funkie Junkie, it just finished it off. Loads of things I have to do today... so no chatting..... here are a couple challenges
The stamp Man - texture
Allsorts - free and easy
Images - Kitty Lane - Winter Morning
Paper -MME - Kraft
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Saturday, 11 February 2012

Kitty Lane - Harmony

Morning all. Another gloomy weekend outside, what happened to our hot NZ summer?? I have another Kitty Lane stamp to show you, and I must admit, this is my favourite so far, it makes a fantastic boys card!.  Love their little jackets. If you want to check out a few more of Kitty Lane images click here . I'm entering a couple challenges, posting, then heading to my craft room for the day. Hope you all have a great weekend.
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes
Celebrate the occasion - Anything goes birthday
Moving along with the times - Cute critters
Totally Papercrafts - Rainbow

Images - Kitty Lane - Harmony
Sentiment - Little Claire Designs
Paper - Echo Park - Splash
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Friday, 10 February 2012

Make it Crafty - Spring colours

Are you ready for another challenge over at  Make it Colourful ?? The challenge this fortnight, is an easy one - create a project using Spring colours! Once again the amazing  DT have some wonderful projects to show you.
So, why not join us..... for some stunning inspiration , jump on over and visit the Make it Crafty Team  here


Images - Geeky Love
Paper - MME - Blink of an eye
Colouring - Copics
Chipboard - Make it Crafty

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Tiddly Inks - New Wryn - Cowgirl

Christy from Tiddly Inks. sent me another new Wryn image - "cowgirl" to play with.  Sweeeetttt!!!!! and it doesn't stop there.... there is another release on the 14th Feb!!! shhhh. Don't forget to check out this fortnight's challenge over at Tiddly Inks ...head on over and see what amazing creations the talented DT have made and join in. I also have a confession to make...I  made about 4 cards today, reaching for any random pad... OMG.. they are all My Minds Eye pads.... looking through my stash.... I think I might have just about all collections!!!

Images - Tiddly Inks - Wryn - Cowgirl
Paper - MME - So Sophie
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Monday, 6 February 2012

Kitty Lane - Bride

Happy Monday !!! I have a special treat for you today showing you one of the stamps Fay sent me from Kitty Lane Stamps. This lovely stamp is called "Bride". As of yet Fay doesn't have a website, but I think she may be working on a catalogue.... If you like this stamp, flick me an email and I will forward it onto Fay. I will be showing you a few more Kitty Lane stamps over the next week, so keep an eye out. ;-)
Challenges I am going to enter
Tuesday Throwdown - Use hearts
Penny's Paper Crafting - Love is in the air
Sarah Hurley Challenges - Love is all around
Fairy Tale Challenges - Love love love
Card Making Mamas -  Valentine
One Stop Craft Challenges - For the one I love
Dream valley Challenges - Valentine

Images - Kitty Lane - Bride
Paper - MME - Vanity Fair
Colouring - Copics & prismas
Chipboard - MIC

Sunday, 5 February 2012

Bizzy Becs - White card must include a heart

This is my challenge card for Bizzy Becs. These white cards are so much fun to make and even better I get to play with my new stamp - Little Heart Gorjuss Girl
Right, so over at Bizzy Becs challenge this month (yes you get a whole month to play), is to make a project with that is white, but your project has to have a heart somewhere in it. easy eh??. Yep, you could make that last minute valentines card!.... so head on over.. and join in!

Images - Little heart Gorjuss Girl
Paper - random
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Saturday, 4 February 2012

Marianne's Design Decoupage

Hello! tonight I thought I would share with you a Marianne Design card I made a while ago. It is the first time I have made a card using Marianne Design decoupage sheets.. and I must admit I had fun! The sheet and paper Bloc I bought from Cuddly Buddly, the die's I received in my Dt pack.
It's a long weekend here.. Stat holiday on Monday... shhhhh but I hope it rains all day... I have lots of cards to make!!
Challenges entered
CES Challenge Blog - Give me wings
DYSU Challenge Blog - Anything goes
Stamping for the Weekend - Embossing
Ditzy - craftymess challenge - Anything goes


Friday, 3 February 2012

Delicious Doodles - All Loved Up

Are you all ready for another challenge at Delicious Doodles. This challenge this fortnight is "All loved up", Teri has fantastic images that fit this theme, I couldn't go past my favourite DD image - Dark Valentine. Why not pop over and get one and enter our challenge!, you don't have to use a DD image, but if you do you will be put in twice for the draw.

Images -Dark Valentine
Paper - MME - madison Avenue
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Tiddly Inks - new Wryn - Blooms

Lucky me, Christy from Tiddly Inks. sent me this new Wryn image - "blooms" to play with.  I am loving these images.. and I hear there are more to come.. yiphee!!!. Dont forget to check out this fortnight's challenge over at Tiddly Inks ...head on over and see what amazing creations the talented DT have made and join in.
Challenges entered
Divas by Design - anything goes
Anything Goes - to the one I love
Fab n Funky - use a digi image
Images - Tiddly Inks - Wryn - Bloom
Paper - Random
Colouring - Copics & prismas