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Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Inspiration Destination Challenge 9


This week we have the sponsor, Sweet 7, for our challenge over at Inspiration Destination. Come and join us, remember we are always Anything Goes with a digital element.

My image is Sunflowers in Vase and can be bought here:       http://sweet7digitals.bigcartel.com/product/sunflowers-in-vase

I decided to make a DL card to follow the elongated shape of the vase and it turned out to be a very simple card. This is one of those cards when I'm thinking maybe I should have done something else with it, it's not one of my favourites.

I coloured the image with my Promarkers and then cut it with a Spellbinders label die before adding some Creative Expressions Cosmic Shimmer dots to the corners - in bronze. The sheet of pale yellow Papermill card was embossed as the background. A narrow bronze organza ribbon from Create and Craft was wrapped around the bottom. The image was raised on foam dots near the top and then an Inkadinkado sentiment was stamped in brown Memento ink and cut with a Sue Wilson resplendent rectangle die. This was fixed between the image and the ribbon and had a wooden flower added as the finishing touch. Hmm.............................

I'm entering my card into the following challenges:
Allsorts Challenge - No Design Papers Allowed
Cards Galore Challenge - Anything Goes
The Sisters of Craft Challenge - Anything Goes
A Crafty Mess Challenge 1 - Anything Goes
Artbymiran Challenge - Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
TIME OUT Challenge - Embossing
Dragonfly Dreams Challenge - Let's be girly and use a die cut or punch
Card Mania Challenge - Use a Digi
Through the Purple Haze - Anything Goes



Monday, 24 November 2014

Fitztown - Pink and Silver Christmas


This is my card for the Pink and Silver Christmas challenge over at the Fitztown Challenge Blog. Each challenge runs for two weeks and I'm here to encourage you to come along and join us - come on, you know you want to make yet another Christmas card! lol

My card blank is a large 8x8 square by Joanna Sheen. The pink card is from Papermill and the silver paper is from a Papermania pad - I have glitter everywhere. The image is called Winter 2 and you can buy it here at the Fitztown Store. I coloured it with my Promarkers but the candle I coloured with a silver Sakura pen. I added some pink glitter to the baubles but I don't think I made a very good job of that. I matted the image on to more pink card and then raised it on foam pads to stand proud of the backing mat. I used my Spellbinders dies to cut the sentiment base and the ornate pieces to the left. My Create and Craft 'dazzlers' came out for only the second time and I added three to the top left of the image. It's definitely pink and silver. lol

I'm entering my card into the following challenges:
Bearly Mine Challenge - Christmas cards
Card and Scrap Challenge - Christmas card
Christmas Cards All Year Round - No patterned Paper
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes Christmas
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks Challenge - Make it Sparkle
Crafty Calendar Challenge - It's All About Christmas
Inkspirational Challenge - Christmas
We Do Doobadoo Challenge - Christmas


Thursday, 20 November 2014

Moving along with the Times - Autumn Leaves



It's my turn this week to host the challenge at Moving Along with the Times and I chose the theme of Autumn Leaves. Unfortunately my eyes have been so bad that I didn't get the chance to write my MAWTT post as Hostess and Hazel (Didos) did it for me - thank you, Hazel. My blog post had been scheduled, apart from this couple of sentences, so there was no problem for me there.

Here's my card and for a change I haven't used any image, only a sentiment, diecut leaves and embossed background.

The large card blank is by Joanna Sheen and the brown card is by Papermill. The embossing folder is by Crafter's Companion. The quote was taken from the internet and is by Elizabeth Lawrence. After generating on the computer I cut it with a Sue Wilson die and raised it on foam pads. The leaves are mostly cut with Spellbinder dies but there's also a Marianne leaf die amongst them. The varying shades of card and paper are from my stash.

I'm entering my card into the following challenges:
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
2 Cute Ink Digital Stamps Challenge - Orange, Yellow and Brown
Dream Valley Challenges - Anything Goes
Melonheadz Friends Challenge - Add a Sentiment
Craft Creations New Challenge - Anything Goes
Great Impressions November Challenge - Thankful Thoughts
Lacy Sunshine Challenge - Harvest or Thanksgiving



Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Inspiration Destination Challenge 8

Here is my card for the challenge over at Inspiration Destination this week. Anything Goes with a digital element. Come long and join us


Our sponsor this week is Digi4Joy and I have the lovely image of candies/sweets, call them what you will, they're beautiful! lol


My card blank is by Joanna Sheen. I coloured the candies with my Promarkers and then cut the image into a rectangle, backing it with pale peach pearlescent paper. I added a Creative Expressions Cosmic Shimmer gold dot to each corner. I used the Couture Creations 'Tied Together' embossing folder on some Papermill brown card, which I also matted on to the pale peach paper.

I used an Inkadinkado stamp for the sentiment which I heat embossed with Orange Marmalade before backing with the pale peach paper. I stamped some Inkadinkado sweets and then cut them out after colouring them - these were the only embellishments I decided to use.

I'm entering my card into the following challenges:
Cards Galore Challenge - Anything Goes
Mema's Crafts November Challenge - Anything Goes 3rd entry
Sisters of Craft - Anything Goes
Words 2 Scrap By - Gratitude and Kindness
Great Impressions November Challenge - Thankful Thoughts
That Craft Place Challenge - Anything Goes
Going Grey -Scrap Creations Challenge - Giving Thanks
Passion for Promarkers - Entertain Us - the song, As Sweet as Candy
Shopping Our Stash Challenge - Thankful
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Monday, 17 November 2014

Fitztown - Anything Goes



Here's your favourite theme - Anything Goes - so come along and join us at Fitztown Challenge Blog. The image I've used is called Cutie 11 and you can buy it here, at the Fitztown Store.

My card blank is an 8x8 square by Joanna Sheen. The image didn't take much colouring but I did use three of my Promarkers, a touch of pink, ivory and grey. lol I fussy cut the image and raised it on foam pads before adding to the mat of green backing paper from the First Edition Hideaway pad matted on to green pearlescent card. The little foam lamb is from Hobbycraft and I added that alongside a border of flowers cut with a Memory Box die. I generated the sentiment on the computer and cut it with the Spellbinders resplendent rectangle. The only addition then was the sun peeping in at the corner and I cut this freehand! lol (I bet you never guessed.)

I'm entering my card into the following challenges:
Crafting for all Seasons - Birthdays
Fab 'n' Funky Challenge - It's our Birthday
Inky Impressions Challenge - Animals
Art Impressions Challenge - Zoo or Animal
Artbymiran Challenge - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything Goes
Craft for the Craic November Challenge - Birthday
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Cards Galore Challenge - Anything Goes
Mema's Crafts November Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for visiting. Hazel x




Bet you didn't know Fitztown offers pre-colored images. Well, they do!  Here is my little Cutie 11 already coloured for you - check it out. 


They've got LOTS going on! You should take time and check out the store. You'll see all the other stuff they have to offer... like puzzles, fabric... you could find lots more here books, mugs... they've even got a bag... with lots more to come, I'm sure!

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Inspiration Destination Challenge 7





This week I have two cards to show you for our Anything Goes Challenge, number 7, over at Inspiration Destination.

We have two sponsors this week, Digital Delights and Sherri Baldy.

This first card shows you the Jack in the Box by Digital Delights (he's actually called Peeking Ginger Baby but I think he looks like a Jack in the Box lol) and I decided to make an easel card with him.

 I coloured him with Promarkers and then cut him out very carefully. My Joanna Sheen card blank was folded for the easel and then red Papermill card and a printed backing paper were added as the backing. I used a Cheery Lynn die to cut the doily in Mirri card and set the Jack in the Box against the doily. The starbursts were perfect for this card and they are ny Joanna Sheen again, from her Signature range of dies. I cut it in three different colours and added those to the easel. The 'waste' stars were added to the base of the easel and the sentiment, as the stop, was generated on the computer. 

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:
Artbymiran Challenge - Anything Goes
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long - Anything Goes (Christmas)
Creative Corner Challenge - It's Beginning to look a lot like Christmas
QKR Stampede - Let's Talk Christmas
Crafty Calendar Challenge - It's All About Christmas
Jellypark Challenge - Merry Christmas
That Craft Place - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations Challenge - Anything Goes/Stars


This is my second card using this image, Image 152 - I called Cupcake, from Sherri Baldy

I used a small square card blank by Craft UK. The backing paper is from a pad by Papercraft Essentials and is matted on to pink Papermill card. I coloured the image with my Promarkers and cut it out with a Spellbinders classic oval die and matted it on to the scalloped oval in pink. The pink organza ribbon is by Joanna Sheen and the sentiment is from a sheet of sayings by Inkadinkado called 'Tell it like it is'. The little cupcake image, which was a freebie stamp in a magazine, was coloured with Promarkers and I added some Floracraft's Diamond Dust for frosting on top.

I'm entering my card into the following challenges:
Artbymiran Challenge - Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Catch the Bug Challenge - Show us your Food
Dragonfly Dreams Lauralcraft Challenge - Let's be girly and use a die cut or punch
Love to Create - Anything Goes

Thank you all for visiting. Hazel x

Thursday, 6 November 2014

MAWTT - Sparkle and/or Shine



This is my card for Team B's week at Moving Along with the Times. It was Sue's turn to decide on the theme and she chose Sparkle and/or Shine.

My card is a large square by Joanna Sheen. The white paper was embossed with a Crafter's Companion embossalicious folder and was then matted on to the base card as background for this beautiful image. The rose is a Fitztown image and you can buy it here.  I coloured it with my Promarkers and then cut with a Spellbinders classic circle and matted on to a dusky pink scalloped circle.The dusky pink card is from Papermill. The diamond butterfly is from The Handcrafted Card Company. The fabulous 'fabulous' was a pressie from Laurie, a DT buddy. The only other embellishments were little pink pearls from Wild Orchid Crafts.

My card has already been sent to a good friend.

I'm entering my card into the following challenges:
Craft Your Passion - Bright and Sparkly
Love to Scrap Challenge - Bling it On
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Make it Sparkle
Fantastic Tuesday - Anything Goes with the twist of one butterfly
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays - Anything Goes