21 November 2017

Steam Power

Today sees the start of a new monthly challenge over on Sheepski's Facebook page.
 As always the theme is 

ANYTHING GOES 

with the added option of

SPARKLE/SHINE

don't forget you need to use a 'Sheepski' image to enter. You will find all of Andrea's awesome images here!!

I decided to make a card for Nige as its 22 years on the 25th of this month that we have been living together.....scary lol!!  As he loves his steam trains, this image was just perfect, I used one of his photos to make sure I coloured it right 😛



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Images & Colouring Mediums 
Image- 'Steam Power' by Sheepski
Promarker/Flexmarker words in black
Faber-Castell words in brown
Engine- forest green, hooker's green & permanent green olive
Red parts- red, indian red, burgundy, indian red, warm grey 5 & black
Gold parts- sleigh bell, terracotta, light yellow ochre, ice grey 3
Smoke- blue grey 1, brown ochre, cold grey VI, cold grey IV & cold grey III
Under train- ice grey 4, black & cold grey VI
Track- icicle

Papers & Embellishments
'green' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white' colouring card from Rymans

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'Just For You' die cut by X-Cut XCU504036
'6" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, be sure to pop over & see what fab makes the DT have come up with this month to help inspire you. I will be back tomorrow with a yummy coffee card lol
So until then take care & I will see you then
Hugs xx


18 November 2017

Gnome For you!

It's time for a new challenge to start over at My Time To Craft. I hope you all have plenty of crafty time planned this weekend.....I'm off work today, but I'm in for a few hours tomorrow. Might find time to get crafty tomorrow you never know lol

When I saw this Gnome stamp set, I knew I just had to have it......could I find it anywhere, none of my usual shops had it, it was sold out everywhere online. I asked my fabulous crafty friends on Facebook & they came through. One of my fellow team mates on here in fact. Helen, sent me her set & I love them, they are sooooooo damn cute & versatile, so a huge THANK YOU to you my darling xx



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Daisy Chain- winter
Monochrome Magic- ATG mono with blue twist

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Gnome' from the Enchanted Corner set from Quick Cards Made Easy
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell Pencils words in brown
Gnome
Nose- blush, dark flesh & medium flesh
Beard- warm grey IV, warm grey III & warm grey II
Hat & shoes- oasis, helio turquoise & cobalt turquoise
Tim Holtz distress ink
Distressed background- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
'white' colouring card from Rymans
'turquoise' card from Lime Tree Craft
'It's Your Birthday' sentiment from the 'Just For Men' Signature Collection by Sara Davies

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
Sizzix Bigshot
'snowflake' border die cut from the 'Create-A-Card' collection by Die'sire
'stitched hillside' borders by Lawn Fawn
'circle' die cut unbranded
sentiment stamped using 'Onyx Black' ink by Versafine
distress inks applied using 'Dreamweaver' stencil brushes
'4" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, have a great weekend & enjoy your crafty time.
I will be back in two days with a very masculine creation. So until then take care
Hugs xx


17 November 2017

Hot Cocoa!

Its time for me to share with you my latest craft creation for 'If You Give A Crafter A Cookie' This fortnights cookies look soooo yummy! You will find the cookies here or at the end of my post.

I was lucky enough to be given an image from one of our fabulous sponsors 'Cute As A Button' just love this image, so sweet! Our other sponsor this fortnight is 'Sasayaki Glitter' Make sure you pop over & check out what fabulous makes the DT have made!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
The Holly & The Ivy- ATG Christmas
Colouring In Scrapland- winter is coming

Images & Colouring Mediums
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell pencils words in brown
Skin- blush, medium flesh & cinnamon
Eyes- oasis
Hair- sunflower, van-dyck-brown & terracotta
Ribbon- oasis, helio turquoise & cobalt turquoise
Earmuffs- baby pink & fuchsia
Scarf & legwarmers- baby pink, fuchsia, grey green & cobalt turquoise
Jumper- oasis, honeydew & light phthalo green
Under shirts- baby pink poppy, oasis & grey green
Skirt- tea green, earth green & poppy
Boots- oasis, helio turquoise, cobalt turquoise, grey green, warm grey VI, warn grey V & warm grey IV
Ground- ice grey 3, ice grey 2 & ice grey 1

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Never Ending Christmas' by Tattered Lace
'turquoise' card from Lime Tree Craft
My stash- pink & pale blue pearls

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'mini poinsettia' die cut by Marianne D LRO142
'Merry Christmas' die cut by Die'sire
'curved border' #2 card creator by Spellbinder
'A6 deckled edge white card blank'

Here's this fortnights cookies, aren't they yummy!

Thank you for stopping by today, don't forget to pop over & check out the fab makes by the DT. 
I will be back on Saturday, so until then, take care
Hugs xx

16 November 2017

Santa Bee

Its that time again, where I share my latest creation for Inspiration Destination with you. This fortnight we have an awesome sponsor for you. A fairly new artist 'Kinda Cute By Patrica' you really need to pop over & see what fab digi images she has, they are all super cute. 
As always our theme is

ANYTHING GOES

We were lucky enough to get to choose one to play with....I just fell in love with this 'Santa Bee' as soon as I saw him...

I just love silver & black together, looks really classy.


Challenges I Would Like To Enter

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Santa Bee' By Kinda Cute 
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell words in brown
Santa Bee- canary, burnt ochre, light yellow ochre, warm grey 5, cold grey VI, payne's grey, blue grey 1, cold grey III & cold grey II
Hat- heat wave, caput mortuum & warm grey III
Sack- heatwave & caput mortuum
Beehive- honeycomb, van dyke brown & brown ochre
Star- canary
Door- tan, van dyke brown, bistre & blue grey 1
Floor- blue grey 1
Wall- almond

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Silent Night' by First Edition
'red &black' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white' colouring card from Rymans
My stash- ribbon (think its Anita's ....)

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
Sizzix Bigshot
'holly & berries' die cut by C.C.Designs
'5" square white card blank' 

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fabulous creations the 'Dream Team' have created. I will be back tomorrow......no cards for a week then two turn up at once lol
Take care
hugs xx


7 November 2017

Tin Rose

Had an awesome time at the NEC show, didn't spend as much as I thought I would...hubby says its cus I already have everything...I don't think so Mr!! I did get some fab stuff tho, some great dies & stamps, I also stocked up on my favourite colour of card that I always seem to run out of....turquoise I go 100 sheets lolololol!!! Well why not? It was on off 120 (oops yeah I got 120 sheets) sheets for £10 so I got turquoise & then a mix of other colours....so yeah had a fab time & Mom got some material & other bits & pieces for her sewing. So we both had a great day out & Nige had a dry walk around Middleton Lake looking at his birdies so all were smiling come the end of the day xx

Its time for a new inspirational image from {PIN}spiration. This fortnights is a fab one, don't forget you can choose anything from the image, colours, shapes or the actual image like I have done. Who doesn't love a cute robot??
You can find this fortnights image here, or at the end of my post.



Challenges I Would Like To Enter

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Tin Rose' from the 'Critter & Cogs' set by Pollycraft (no longer open 😞)
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber- Castell words in brown
Robot- icicle, cold grey IV, cold grey III, warm grey 3, warm grey VI, warm grey V, blue lake, dark indigo, ice grey 1, cold grey IV & cold grey III
Heart & rose- vermillion & payne's grey

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Vintage Colours of Romance' by Craft Sensations from The Range
'burgundy' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'Cogs & Gears' die cuts from the 'Just For Men' Signature Collection by Sara Davies
'A6 deckled edge white car blank'

This fortnight {PIN}spiration

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & check out the fab DT creations
I will be back on the 15th to share a super cute Christmas creation with you, so until then my fellow crafters take care
Hugs xx