Tuesday 31 January 2012

Tiddly Inks - Valentines

Well this is a sad post for me... its the last card as a GDT for Tiddly Inks. I have enjoyed every week I have been with Christy, Melissa and the girls, such a laid back team. Thanks for having me girls. OK so onto this challenge... with Valentines coming up.... why not pick this as our theme? We want to see a Valentine's card for that someone special, once again I have used one of the newer images Wryn - Close to my heart. Ok, so you want to join us at this fortnight's challenge head on over and see what amazing creations the talented DT have made and join in.
Images - Tiddly Inks - Wryn - Close to my heart
Paper - Prima
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Saturday 28 January 2012

Create, Learn, Love, Grow, Dream!!!!

Hiho, My computer is back and working at 100% thanks to someone who knows far more about computers than me!!! (well that's not that hard! LOL) anyhoo, I have this card to show you using some new dies that arrived in the mailbox recently. They are all from Marianne Design and even this spunky little fellow is a Marianne Design image. The paper is some I found down the back of the table when I had a tidy...(yes is does happen occasionally)  So short post with a few challenges I am entering...
Cards for Men - Boys and their toys (does the bird count??)
Truly Scrumptious - Something forgotten (paper)
The ribbon reel - New years resolution and twine
The Stamp Man - Embellish It
Lily Pad - patterned paper
Crafty Catz - Things with wings

Images - Marianne Design - Snoesjes HM9437
Paper - KaiserCraft
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Tuesday 24 January 2012

Tiddly Inks - All my heart - Lily Bean

Today I have made a card using a Lily Bean - All my Heart from Tiddly Inks. Valentines seems to be the flavour of the month with Valentine cards popping up all over card making blogs.  Don't forget our challenge running over at Tiddly Inks Challenge Blog!, and have you checked out the newest release for this month??  Tiddly Inks - Wren images.... they are so super sweet.
Images - Tiddly Inks - Lily Bean - All my heart
Paper - Prima
Colouring - Copics & prismas
Chipboard - MIC
Die - Marianne Design Craftables CR1201

Monday 23 January 2012

Marianne's Design - Daisy's Birthday

Ok, so here is the last card using Marianne Design Don and Daisy Stamps. So here's the lovely image called  Daisy's Birthday.
You know the deal by now...you can find her in Bizzy Bec's when she arrives 2nd week of February. Yah!!! Also see recipe below for other products you can get at Bizzy Becs I hope you have enjoyed seeing these beautiful images come to life and I do hope I have inspired you in some small way.

Images - Marianne Design - Daisy's Birthday
Paper - My Minds Eye - Lost and Found, Madison Avenue
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Sunday 22 January 2012

Willow and Toddler

Hello! Happy Sunday. I have a quick post today to share with you. I found this stamp at the bottom of my rubber stash that I forgot I had. Note to one self.. stop hoarding! Anyhoo... busy day today, so I will leave this card with you and the challenges entered...
Whiff of Joy - Love is in the air
Truly Scrumptious - Something forgotten
By the Cute and Girly - New Beginnings
PaperCrafting Journey - Floral

Images - WOJ - Willow and Toddler
Paper - Pink Paislee
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Saturday 21 January 2012

My new stash

Hey NZ/Aussie ladies.... look at all my new goodies that have arrived from a lovely lady called Barbara. She has a facebook page here that sells a lot of fabulous goodies for card making and scrapbooking, and even better.... they are at a fantastic price. Why not jump on over and support our local girl!

Marianne's Design Sweet Dasiy

Ok, so here is the second play using   Marianne Design Don and Daisy Stamps. So here's the lovely image called Sweet Daisy.
You can find her in Bizzy Bec's when she arrives 2nd week of February. Yah!!! Also see recipe below for other products you can get at Bizzy Becs

Challenges entered:
Totally Papercrafts - Make your own flowers
The Stamping Boutique - Diecuts
Paperminutes - Partytime/anything goes
Cupcake Craftroom - Anything goes

Images - Marianne Design - Sweet Dasiy
Paper - My Minds Eye - Lost and Found, Madison Avenue
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Friday 20 January 2012

Delicious Doodles - Winter Wonderland

Wow onto the second challenge already for Delicious Doodles. This challenge this fortnight is "Winter Wonderland", Teri has a bunch of new images that fit this theme nicely, so 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 -Katerina 
Paper - Kaisercraft - The 13th Hour
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Thursday 19 January 2012

Tickled Pink - Sneak Peak

I have been jumping up and down for a week now, all excited and bursting to show you this wonderful new image called Aphrodite Willow. She is part of the new line over at Tickled Pink being released in rubber and digi on the 20th of this month! I must say when fabulous Kellie emailed me and asked if I would do a sneak peak project for Tickled Pink, it took me a nano second to reply with my answer...  if you have missed the other sneak peaks.. why not head over to TPS blog and take a look... you wont be disappointed... in fact you will probably be marking down the 20th in your diary's to buy these stunners as soon as they hit the store!!

Images - Tickled Pink - Aphrodite Willow
Paper - Prima
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Southern Girls - White on White

Another fortnight has flown by at Southern girls challenge. This week we would like to see Cards / Layouts using White on White theme. I have used a pre-coloured image Bundled little Snow Boy from Meljen. 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.

Images -Pre coloured Bundled little snow boy - Meljen
Paper - Bazzil
Colouring - None!

Wednesday 18 January 2012

Marianne's Design - Lazy Daisy

I have had a fantastic play today creating 3 cards using  Marianne Design Don and Daisy Stamps. So here's the first sweetie called Lazy Daisy, doesn't she look right at home!
Guess what.. lucky for you that  Bec from Bizzy Bec's has them arriving 2nd week of February. Yah!!! I have also included My Minds Eye - Lost and Found Madison Avenue which you can also find here. Ok, so I hope to get the next card up in a few days.. see you then!

Images - Marianne Design - Lazy Daisy
Paper - My Minds Eye - Lost and Found, Madison Avenue
Colouring - Copics & prismas
Chipboard - MIC

Tuesday 17 January 2012

Tiddly Inks - Colour Challenge

Today over at Tiddly Inks Challenge we have a colour challenge for you. Here are the colours - Green, Yellow, Orange and Blue. They remind me of summer day colours. For this challenge I have used one of this month releases Wren - New Wings. I don't have many get well cards, I think the bright colours will cheer anyone up. Enough rambling from me... why not jump on over and see what the amazing design team team have made to inspire you.

Images - Tiddly Inks - Wren - New Wings
Paper - Echo Park - Splash
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Monday 16 January 2012

Marianne's Design Divas - Out with the old ... in with the new

Are you ready Marianne design fans for our first challenge of 2012? Great... so why not use any of your new craft product on a card and join us in this months theme... out with the old .. in with the new! I have used the new Don and Daisy image due for release in Feb.

We are sponsored this round by Cuddly Buddly with this amazing prize

Paper - Print Bloc - Sumerz
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Make it Crafty - Create Blades of grass

Are you all ready for the first challenge of the year over at  Make it Colourful ?? The challenge this fortnight, is to create blades of grass! The DT have some amazing projects to show you, with all doing their version of grass slightly different. 

So, why not join us..... for some stunning inspiration , jump on over and see the wonderful projects the Make it Crafty Team have made here


Paper - MME - Vanity fair
Colouring - Copics
Chipboard - Make it Crafty

Saturday 14 January 2012

Friends are the Flowers of Life - Tiddly Inks Blog Hop

"Welcome to Tiddly Inks' first blog hop of the year. :) We are celebrating the many friends that make our world a more lovely place and are so glad you are here as one of them. :) We are trying to keep this simple, so the blog hop is based on the Challenge Blog home page. Instead of directly you to the next page, we suggest you keep the challenge blog open and create a new window for the hopping around (click Control when you click on each link and it will open a new window). After you visit with me today, just click HERE to return you to the main list (and that is where the prizes are listed...hint!) Have fun playing along with everyone!  

My project today was using the beautiful Wren. What do you think of her?? Well guess what... One lucky lady will win this image for visiting today (thanks to Christy), so please leave a comment and then come back after the hop is over and see if you are the lucky one. Don't forget to leave the other DT members some blog love... as some of them may have a single image to giveaway also!. Good luck

Images - Tiddly Inks - Wren
Paper - Kaiser Craft
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Friday 13 January 2012

Maisie Sitting pretty!!!

Sorry I haven't had the chance to post for the last few days... life has been rude enough to get in the way, but I kicked it to the curb and are now back again! I decided once again to play with my images that are waiting to be coloured... and Maisie here wanted to be coloured first!!! So best I join her up to a few challenges...
Lili's Little Fairies - Your favorite LOTV stamp... (how could you choose, this changes every time I colour a new one!)
Everybody Art Challenge - Shabby
My Mums Craft shop - Here come the girls
Samuel Taylors crafts - Distress

Ok.. that's all folks... have a busy weekend ahead with Dt projects.. yeah..... love being busy!

Images - LOTV - Maisie sitting pretty
Paper - g.c.d - Ella Blue
Colouring - Copics & prismas
Chipboard - MIC

Tuesday 10 January 2012

Tiddly Inks - Wren - grow a little Love

OK, so who has seen the lovely new images over at  Tiddly Inks.? This hunnie is called "Wren - grow a little love ". She is just perfect for those valentine cards that everyone is now making. Why not head over to the shop and see the rest of the cute set.

Images - Tiddly Inks - Wren - Grow a little love
Paper - Bo Bunny - Garden Girl
Colouring - Copics & prismas

Sunday 8 January 2012

LOTV - Rosy Posy

It's a rainy dreary summer day outside, kids had a late night so still in bed sleeping, so nice to get a few peaceful minutes to myself. Today I want to share this LOTV card that I made a few days ago. I have a feeling that if the rain settles in, I might just be back later to show you another card!
Challenges entered for this card

Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Something old... something new (I have had these twiggy things with white buds for well over 6 months now.. glad to use them! and my new is my new spellbinder die)
Paper Creations Ink - Die cuts or punches
Craft your passion - Anything goes - distressing
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes
One stop crafts - Bingo (Distressing/lace/flowers)

Paper - g.c.d Ella Blue
Colouring - Copics & prismas
Chipboard - MIC
Die - Spellbinder

Friday 6 January 2012

Delicious Doodles - All things New

Who's ready for a new challenge at Delicious Doodles.?? This challenge this fortnight is "All things new", so it's pretty open to your imagination... I am guessing a lot of you got heaps of new crafting goodies for Christmas.. you know your going to use them... so why not 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. I have used my yummy new paper from Bo Bunny and this newish image from Delicious Doodles

Images -Fallen 
Paper - Bo Bunny - Garden Girl Collection
Colouring - Copics & prismas
Dies - Marianne Dies  LR0116, LR0141 
Embellishments - MIC chipboard, WOC flowers

New Challenge Blog - Lili's Little Fairies

What does an overcast dreary day call for??? Card making of course! I picked out one of my all time Favourite pads (this week anyway!!), from g.c.d studios - Ella Blue,  my friend Jill sent to me and also my new Memory Box die. Anyhoo... I decided to have a play with some neglected images I have lying around and  I also wanted to join in the new "LOTV - Lili's Little Fairies Challenge Blog - with the theme New Beginnings.... and here are few other challenges I am entering....
Just Tracys Crafts Challenge Blog - Love is in the air
Dutch dare - new Beginnings
Bling it on - New Beginnings
My mums craft shop - Something new - (memory box die I received for xmas)
The play date cafe - Vanilla, Mint, Juniper
Simon Says - New something -  (memory box die I received for xmas)
Truly Scrumptious - Pastels & paint (painted on perfect pearls onto dress)
Cute card Thrusday - Whats new? (memory box die I received for xmas)

Images - LOTV
Paper - g.c.d - Ella Blue
Colouring - Copics & prismas
Chipboard - MIC
Die - Memory Box
Flowers - WOC and Marianne Design

Tuesday 3 January 2012

Tiddly Inks - celebrate

Well its a new year and a new challenge over at Tiddly Inks Challenge Blog! So what better challenge than to have the theme "Celebrate".  I hope you have all had a lovely Christmas and New Years, refreshed yourselves and are rearing to enter our challenge. ... so head on over and see what amazing creations the talented DT have made. Also check out the new Tiddly Inks - Wren images.... they are so super sweet.
Images - Tiddly Inks - Little Claire - Party Time
Paper - MME -Lime Twist
Colouring - Copics & prismas