Thursday, April 28, 2016

Warm the soul ...

This is another one of the cards that I made for last months Making Cards Magazine, I used the Heartfelt Creations Coffee Talk Collection.


I fussy cut the cups from one of the papers and used one of the dies to cut the border.


I inked the edges of everything and added some twine and a pearl from my stash.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Crafty Gals Corner Challenge 69 - Anything Goes Through The Craft Room Door Challenge - Always Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes

Thank you for calling today, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Distressed Birthday

This is a card that I have made using the Sara Davies Just for Men Signature Collection, I love this collection it has elements that are perfect for all ages.


Everything used to make this card came from the collection with the exception of the Grosgrain ribbon.


I used papers from the Urban Collection Paper Pad and the On Your Birthday Embossing Folder.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Cards in Envy Challenge - Birthday Cards
Dragonfly Journeys Challenge 54 - Earn Your Stripes!
Not Just Cards Challenge 31 - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiment Designs Challenge  - Birthday
Creative Inspirations Challenge 250 - For the Boys
Creative Card Crew Challenge 111 - Embossing (wet or dry)
Craft Your Passion Challenge 309 - Always Anything Goes

Thank you for calling today, your company is much appreciated.


Pauline
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Cool Bean

This is one of the cards that I made for last months Making Cards Magazine, I used the Heartfelt Creations Coffee Talk Collection.


I fussy cut the cups from one of the papers and stamped the sentiment using distress ink.


I distressed the edges of everything and added some little flowers and pearls to embellish.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Amusing Challenges - Anything Goes

Thank you for calling today, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Monday, April 25, 2016

Italian Window

It's time for a new challenge at Ooh La La Creations and the theme for the next fortnights challenge is Photo Inspiration. The prize for one lucky winner is 2 digi downloads from the Ooh La La Creations shop.

I have used a fabulous image and papers from the Ooh La La Creations Carnival of Colour CD to make my card.


I added a Crafter's Companion die cut flower and a sentiment from Craftwork Cards.


The ribbon and pearls are from my stash.


This is the inspiration photograph, I was inspired by the flowers and the colours.

#203 Photo Inspiration

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:


Make sure you pop over to the Ooh La La Creations Challenge Blog and check out the DT inspiration, we would love for you to join us for our Photo Inspiration challenge.

Thank you for calling today, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Spaceman

I've been having another play with the one of the Space collection from Pink Gem, this time I chose the Spaceman Josh - Card Topper Digi Kit.


I used the topper and decoupage layers along with papers from the Chevron Digi Papers collection and elements from the Space Set.


The embossed panel is a Crafter's Companion embossing folder from the Angelica & Adam Collection and I punched some stars.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Challenge Up Your Life Challenge 39 - In the Air
Through the Purple Haze Challenge 100 - Add A Number
Scrappers Delights Challenge - Always Anything Goes
Sieze The Birthday Challenge - Birthday + Optional Topping: Anything Goes
TIME OUT Challenge 55 - Celebrations with the Optional Twist of Die Cuts/Fussy Cutting

Thank you for visiting my blog today, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Saturday, April 23, 2016

Some Bunny Special

It's time for a new challenge at Di's Digi Designs and the theme for the next fortnight is Pastel Colours.

I chose to use this adorable image called For Some Bunny Special and some papers from the NitWit Collections Hydrangea Collection to make my card.



I coloured my image with ProMarkers and cut him out with a Spelbinders circle die.


The sentiment tag is from LOTV and the ribbon is from my stash.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Crafting With An Attitude Challenge 14 - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations Challenge 18 - Anything Goes
Star Stampz Challenge - Use A Digi
Artbymiran Challenge 56 - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar Challenge 195 - Anything Goes
I ♥ ProMarkers Challenge 307- Pastel Colours
As You Like It Challenge - Favourite Animal & Why (Rabbits - I love their floppy ears)

Thank you for popping in today, don't forget to take a look at the Di's Digi Designs Challenge blog to check out the fabulous DT inspiration and join in with our Pastel Colours challenge.

Pauline
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Friday, April 22, 2016

Another Fabulous Edition

The latest edition of Making Cards is in stores today and features stacks of unique projects, lots of competitions and a HUGE giveaway from Stix 2.


There are interviews, shopping pages AND 16 free quality craft papers! Oh and did I mention every reader receives an additional free gift in the form of a CD containing OVER 120 PRINTABLE CRAFT PAPERS THEMED FOR MEN'S CARDS - I'm really proud to have created the nine inspiration cards featured in the magazine to give you some ideas of how to use your free CD.

This is  a little peek at one of them


Make sure you get your copy today.

Pauline
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