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Monday, 16 January 2017

Spread your Wings

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

How was your weekend?

We had a busy weekend. I was at a workshop on Saturday and then Sunday Rick and I were invited to our good friends for Sunday lunch which was lovely to catch up.

The winners of my Pay it Forward and Steampunk frame have been announced in the video below.


Click the link to see if you are a winner!


Today a card using another of Tim Holtz stamps this time Crazy Birds.


Step by Step

1. A6 cream card base.
2. First layer is patterned card from my stash, I distressed around the edges with cracked pistachio before matting and layering onto the base card.
3. The next layer is patterned card which I have used Tim Holtz cracked glass stencil and Gesso. Once dry I distressed with cracked pistachio before cleaning ink off the Gesso then matted and layered to base card.
4. Stamped the crazy bird and coloured with Copics, cut him out and adhered to card.
5. To finish off I stamped the quote using Versafine Spanish moss, embossed with clear embossing powder and distressed with cracked pistachio. I then cut out to small feathers from dies and coloured with Spanish moss.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Allsorts #398 - Wings on Things
Inkspirational #126 - Flutter
Penny Black - Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments Challenge #171 - AG with Sentiment
Crafting with an Attitude #23 - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today
Crafty Hugs xxx

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Wild Flowers

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

How are you all today?

Hubby and I are off to visit friends for Sunday lunch, it will be lovely to catch up on all the news.

What are you doing today, whatever you are doing have a wonderful day.

Another card sharing another stamp by IndigoBlu, this one is called wild flowers.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 deckle edged Kraft card base.
2. Matted and layered black and red mirri card to base card.
3. Stamped the Wild Flowers using Memento ink onto wall patterned card from my stash, I coloured the poppies with Ranger distress marker pens.
4. I then stamped the butterfly and flourishes which are from the "Discover your Passion" stamp set in Memento.
5. To finish off I added the sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Brown Sugar #233 - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends #34 - Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack #171 - Anything Goes
Making Memories Crafting #1 - Anything Goes
Creative Corner - Anything Goes

Many thanks for stopping by today.
Crafty Hugs xxx 

Saturday, 14 January 2017

Moon Goddess

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

An early start this morning as off to a workshop in Preston run by Maria and meeting up with my crafting friends.

I hope you all have a wonderful day.

Today a card made using the Moon Goddess from The Paper Shelter.


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered dark purple and lilac pearlescent card, the lilac card has been embossed with Embossalicious regal flourish.
3 Wrapped white organza and satin ribbon around both layers before adhering to base card.
4. Printed the image onto Maker for Colour card and coloured with Copic markers, I then matted and layered onto white doily.
5. To finish off I distressed the sentiment with shaded lilac, added the silver corner and made a double bow with a lilac pearl gem to the centre.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

The Paper Shelter #276 - Ribbon and/or Lace
Digi Choosday #2 - Anything Goes
Craft Dee Bowz - AG with Handmade Bow
Love to Scrap #93 - Anything Goes
Scrapbook Stamp Society #107 - Anything Goes
Paper Minutes #469 - Purple
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes

Many thanks for stopping by today.
Crafty Hugs xxx


Friday, 13 January 2017

Jayne Nesterenko Fuschia Design

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

I hope that you are all keeping safe and managing to stay warm.

It was a miserable day here yesterday, rain, just happy we haven't had snow yet!

Today a parchment card to share using the wonderful Groovi design by Jayne Nesterenko which can be found over on the Clarity Website
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Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 square white base card.
2. Matted and layered black and purple card to base.
3. To create the parchment I used the following Groovi Boards, to create the frame I used the Alphabet Picture Frame, added the birthday sentiment.  To create the boarder and centre piece I used Jayne's Fuschia Groovi set. I did some white work and coloured with Tseukeniko marker pens.
4. To finish the piece off I used Pergamano Angle tool around the edges then snipped the excess parchment away.
5. To finish off I adhered the parchment to dark purple card with brads then adhered to base card.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Creative Moments #109 - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
Paper Minutes #469 - Purple
Crafting from the Heart #142 - Anything Goes
Crafting when we can #135 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today:
Happy Crafting!

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Peony Posey

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Another busy day here in the craft room.
What are you all doing today?

Today's card is made using another of my favourite stamps from IndigoBlu, Peony Posy.
We have a couple of these bushes in our front garden and they are gorgeous.


Step by Step

1. A5 white base card.
2. Matted and layered purple card to base card.
3. The next layer I stamped Vintage Flourish from IndigoBlu using Generation INX DP03 from Stamps by Me around the edges before adhering to base card.
4. To create the topper I created an ombre effect by using DI spun sugar, milled lavender and seedless preserves, I then stamped the Peony Posey with Generation INX in black, distressed around topper with black ink before adhering to base card.
5. To finish off I added the sentiment and 3 white pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Penny Black and More - AG with Stamped Image
Creates and Makes #7 - Anything Goes
Everybody Art #394 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #332 - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination #119 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today.
Crafty Hugs xxx

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Art Deco Beauty

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

What are you plans for today?

A bit of parchment and some stamping I think today.

Today's card is recycling images from last years calendar. 


Step by Step

1. A5 white card base.
2. Matted and layered navy blue and patterned card together.
3. Wrapped navy blue satin ribbon around both layers before adhering to base card.
4. Matted and layered topper which has been distressed with DI stormy sky around the edges onto blue card.
5. To finish off I cut out the umbrella die, added the roses along the ribbon and added glitter to the umbrella on the image and on her dress.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Ooh la la Creations #219 - Feminine
Pile it On #124 - Colourfully Aware
A perfect time to Craft - Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything Goes
CHPP - AG with Patterned Paper

Many thanks for visiting today.
Crafty Hugs 😘


Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Thank You

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

How are you this cold wintery morning?

Shopping this morning and then some design team projects to get started on.

Whatever you have planned have a fabulous day.

Have you checked out my mixed media blog? There is a Steampunk frame using my papers, which I hope you will visit. 

I would like to thank all my friends for your support and lovely comments about my papers over on my Etsy store, they mean such a lot.

Today a "Thank You" card, using the Les Beaux Oiseaux paper kit from Emerald City Crafts UK


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 white square card.
2. Matted and layered brown pearlescent card and musical paper from the kit.
3. Matted and layered the ephemera onto brown card before adhering to base card at an angle.
4. Created the bouquet by using feather, leaf, stamens and flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.
5. To finish off added the "thank you" sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Artistic Inspiration #170 - Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #142 - Always Anything Goes
Dream Valley #147 - Something New (Papers and Topper)
Come and Get it - Something New (Papers and Topper)
A Bit more time to Craft #35 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today.
Crafty Hugs xxxxx