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Thursday, 21 May 2015

40th Birthday, Cheers!

Hello Friends,
Our eldest Daughter is 40 today, Happy Birthday Natasha!  I made a Card in a Box for her, hope she likes it!

Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Celebrate Today, Making Spirits Bright, Send a Celebration, Memorable Moments, Inkadinkado Birthday Cupcake 97628, Flourishes - You Are Invited Set #31
Card: Basic Black, Whisper White, Clear Acetate, Pool Party, Bermuda Bay, Something Borrowed DSP, Irresistibly Yours DSP
Ink: Stazon Black, Versamark
Markers: So Saffron, Real Red, Pool Party, Basic Grey, Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay
Finishing Touches: 1/8" Silver Ribbon, Dazzling Diamonds, Gelly Roll Pen, Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Pen
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Papertrey Ink Sketched Star Dies, My Favourite Things Flourish Die, Blossom Petals Builder Punch, Simon Says Stamps Falling Stars Stencil, Sponges, Embossing Buddy, Silver E/Powder, Heat Tool, Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste, Aqua Painter, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Dble Sided Tape, Sticky Strip, Mini Glue Dot, 2 Way Glue Pen
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,
 
 

Jessica's Six

Hello Friends,
Today's card is for our Grand-daughter Jessica who turned Six recently.  I randomly stamped the acrobat figure and used a stencil to sponge on the larger Stars and then used Embossing Paste to add the smaller Stars.  The sentiment was White embossed onto Vellum and attached with Glue Dots.

Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Poetry In Motion, Curly Cute
Card: Whisper White, Pink Pirouette, Vellum, Silver Glimmer Card
Ink: Stazon Black, Versamark, Pink Pirouette, Pink Pirouette, Nude, Blush Blendabilities
Finishing Touches: Sequins
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Lil Inker Stitched Circles Dies, Timeless Type Alphabet Die, Embossing Buddy, White E/Powder, Heat Tool, Dots and Stripes Stencil, Hearts and Stars Stencil, Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste, Spatula, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue
Thanks for popping in today.
Hugs,

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

One Layer Christmas Card Challenge #10 - Star of Wonder

Welcome to a new OLCC Challenge, this week we are asking you to Use Stars as the Twist. I masked and sponged some Distress Ink in the centre of my card and then misted the sponging with water.  I stamped the silhouette scene and the stars, embossing the stars with Silver embossing Powder. I inlaid the Silver Foil Star and finished off with the sentiment.  We would love you to join us and make a One Layer Card for your stash for Christmas and do check out the rest of the Design Team for some more inspiration.



Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Come to Bethlehem, Mama Elephant - Make a Wish, Simon Says Stamps - Birthday Balloons
Card: Whisper White, Silver Foil
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Inks Faded Jeans, Stormy Seas, Versamark. Stazon Black
Finishing Touches: Silver Foil Star
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Star of Wonder, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Aqua Painter, Embossing Buddy, Silver E/Powder, Heat Tool, Sponges, Masking Medium, Dble Sided Tape
Lovely to have you visit today.
Hugs,

Monday, 18 May 2015

Merry Monday #159 - Winter Wishes

Hello Folks,
Happy Monday, it's time for another challenge at Merry Monday, and Debbie is our Hostess and challenging us to use a Non-Evergreen Tree for our cards this week.  The rest of the Design Team has some lovely card inspiration so do check them out on the Challenge blog.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's White Christmas, Papertrey Ink - Pom Pom Pals
Card: Soft Sky, Whisper White
Ink: Stazon Black, Real Red, Soft Sky, Smokey Slate, Black Artline Pen
Cool Tools: Masking Medium, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Sponge, Aqua Painter, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals
Thanks for popping in today.
Hugs,
 

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

One Layer Christmas Card Challenge #9 R - Sweet Angel

Hi there,
This post is a reminder to let you know that you still have time to join the One Layer Christmas Card  challenge.  It is an Anything Goes Challenge with an optional Twist and #9 is to use an Angel and if you do you could win a prize at the end of the month.  I used Markers to colour my sweet Angel and an Aqua Painter Pen. I finished off with some Clear Sequins and a Sentiment.

Supplies:
Stamps: Mo Manning Digital Image - Ragged Angel, Papertrey Ink - Signature Christmas
Card: Whisper White
Ink: Stazon Black
Markers: Soft Sky, Pool Party, Coastal Carribean, Bermuda Bay, Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip. Rose Red, Pink Pirouette, So Saffron
Finishing Touches: Clear Sequins
Cool Tools: Computer and Printer, Aqua Painter, Misti Positioning Tool, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue
Thanks for taking a peek today.
Hugs,
 
 


Monday, 11 May 2015

Merry Monday #158 - Christmas Bauble

Happy Monday Everyone,
Today's post is for the Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge, Deanne is our Hostess this week and she is challenging us to use a Stencil on our cards. I used Stampin' Up's Dots and Stripes Stencil to create the striped background and sponged it with Tim Holtz Peeled Paint Distress Ink and added some pearlescent spray. I coloured the Christmas Bauble image with Blendabilities, finishing off with some gold cord and gold foil card as a mat for my sentiment.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Christmas Bauble, Many Merry Messages
Card: Whisper White, Gold Foil
Ink: Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Cherry Cobbler Blendabilities. Tim Holtz Peeled Paint Distress Ink
Finishing Touches: Gold Cord, Perfect Pearls Mist Pearlescent Spray
Cool Tools: Dots and Stripes Stencil, Sponge, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,
 

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

One Layer Christmas Card Challenge #9 - Christmas Angel

Happy Tuesday Stampers,
This is my 1000th post, thanks to all my visitors and those that have followed my journey in blog land, it's great to have you drop by and I love to read your comments.
Today's One Layer Christmas Card Challenge is Anything Goes and the Twist is to Use an Angel.  I made a very CAS Design this time using some Masking Medium and my new Misti Tool which I just love, it is so easy to use.

Supplies:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink - Love Lives Here - Holiday
Card: Whisper White
Ink: Soft Sky, Basic Grey, Real Red
Cool Tools: Misti Positioning Tool, Masking Medium
Lovely to see you here.
Hugs.,


Monday, 4 May 2015

Merry Monday #157 - Hi there, Merry Christmas!

Hello Friends,
Today's post is for the Merry Monday Challenge this week.  Bonnie is our Hostess and she is challenging us to Use Wet or Dry Embossing on our cards. I went with dry embossing on my background using the Lucky Stars Embossing Folder from Stampin' Up! I coloured the Penguin with my Blendabilities and layered the Merry Christmas die.  Finished off with a Pom Pom on his Beanie and a couple of cuties on the inside.  Check out the rest of the Design Team for some lovely inspiration.



Supplies:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink - Pom Pom Pals
Card: Soft Sky, Whisper White
Ink: Stazon Black, So Saffron, Soft Sky. Pool Party, Costal Cabana, Island Indigo, Pumpkin Pie
Finishing Touches: Pom Pom
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Lucky Stars E/Folder, Spellbinders Circle Nestabilities, Dee's Merry Christmas Die, Aqua Painter, 2 Way Glue Pen, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals
Great to have you visit today.
Hugs, 
 

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

One Layer Christmas Card Challenge #8 R - Christmas Blessings

Happy Tuesday All,
Today's post is a reminder to let you know you still have time to play along with us at the One Layer Christmas Card Challenge.  The challenge is Anything Goes with an Optional Twist to Use a Tree/s and a chance to Win a Stencil at the end of each month.
For today's card I embossed a Stitched Rectangle and then stamped the Tree in Versamark and used Pewter E/Powder which I heat set with my Heat Tool.  I used the same technique for the Sentiment. 
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Contempo Christmas, More Merry Messages
Card: White
Ink: Versamark
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Lil Inkers Stitched Rectangle Die, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Embossing Buddy, Pewter E/Powder, Heat Tool
Thanks for popping in today.
Hugs,


Monday, 27 April 2015

Merry Monday #156 - Believe

Happy Monday Everyone,
Today's post is for the Merry Monday Challenge this week.  Wendy is our Hostess and she is challenging us to Use Pinecones, Green and the word Believe.  I stamped the glow and some of the pine and then fussy cut the pinecones and some of the leaves.  For the candles I used the Modern Label Punch and the Bird Builder Punch.  The glittered Baubles are 3/4" Circle's and coloured with a Copic Pen.  I finished with a few clear sequins.  Hope you will play along with us this week.



Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Kinda Elcectic, Summer Silhouettes, Fantastic Foliage, Flourishes - Santa I Believe
Card: Whisper White, Gable Green, Silver Shimmer
Ink: Mossy Meadow, Early Espresso, Chocolate Chip, Tim Holtz Mustard Seed and Tea Dye Distress Inks, Copic YG23
Finishing Touches: Sequins
Cool Tools: Sizzix Modern Label Punch, 3/4" Circle Punch, Sponges, Build a Bird Punch, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,