Monday, July 25, 2016

Blue Angels

This is another card created with the new Crafter's Companion Die’sire Create-A-Card dies, for this one I used the Festive Angels die to create a Shadow Box Card.


The sentiment is from the Sentimentals Greetings – Occasions Stamp Set and the ribbon is from my stash.

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

CHNC Challenge Extra for July - Anything Christmas
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge 373 - Christmas
CHNC Challenge 291- Use a Sentiment
The Glory of Christmas Challenge 89 - Only Punches or Die Cuts
One Stitch At A Time Challenge 267 - Anything Goes with Dies
Winter Wonderland Challenge - Use your Dies and Punches/Add a Charm

Thank you for visiting 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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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Birthday Mermaid - CD Sunday

It's time for a new challenge at CD Sunday and the theme for the next fortnight is Fab 'n' Feminine chosen by Wynn. Don’t forget to use something from a CD somewhere, however small, in the making of your card or project and give the CD credit.

I have used an image and papers from the free CD that came with the July edition of Making Cards Magazine.


The sentiment is from Craft Creations, I layered it onto a flower from my stash and the scalloped edge is a Clearly Besotted die.


The ribbon is from my stash.


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

Crafty Friends Challenge 36 - Use Your Dies
Fresh Brewed Designs July Challenge - Birthdays
Creative Knockouts Challenge 151 - Birthday Wishes
Crafts and Me July Challenge - Anything Goes /optional Summer Memories

Make sure you pop over to the CD Sunday Challenge blog and check out the DT Inspiration - we would love for you to join us for our Fab 'n' Feminine challenge, just make sure you use something from a CD somewhere, however small, in the making of your card or project and give the CD credit.

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

Pauline
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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Ella with Dragon Fly

It's time for a new challenge over at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme for the next fortnight is Animals.

I have used the adorable Ella with Dragon Fly coloured digi stamp available in the Pink Gem Designs Shop.


I teamed my image up with some pretty papers from Craftwork Cards and some ribbon from my stash.


I used a Fiskars border punch to punch the border and the sentiment is also from Craftwork Cards.


I would like enter this card into the following challenges:

Animal Friends Challenge 40 - Punches and/or Dies
Simply Papercraft Challenge 33 - Anything Goes
Dragons Lair Designs July Challege - It's a ZOO out there
Crafty Girls Creations Challenge 33 - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons Challenge 161 - Pink & Girly
Digistamps 4 Joy Challenge 126 - Anything Goes, optional twist: Dies and/or Punches

Make sure you pop over to the A Gem of a Challenge blog and join us for our Animals challenge, don't forget to visit the Pink Gem Designs Shop to take a look at all of the fabulous Digi Stamps and Kits that are available, grab a coffee and have a leisurely browse whilst you are there.

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

Pauline
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Friday, July 22, 2016

Thanks Bunches!

I'm sharing a card that I made using the fabulous Daisydays CD from Polkadoodles.  This is a gorgeous CD full of beautiful floral papers and images in gorgeous summer colours - just perfrect for the current challenge at the Polkadoodles Challenge Blog, the theme is Summertime and you have another week to enter.

I have used some of the pretty papers along with flowers from the Embellies section.


I resized the flowers and fussy cut them before layering them up to create a little dimension.


The sentiment is also from the CD and the ribbon is from my stash.


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

Aud Sentiments Challenge 160 - Anything Goes + A Sentiment
Little Miss Muffet Challenge 142 - Always Anything Goes
WordArt Wednesdays Challenge - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread Challenge 20 - Always Anything Goes

Thank you for calling today, your company is much appreciated. Make sure you pop over to the Polkadoodles Challenge Blog and join in with our Summertime Challenge.

Pauline
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Polkadoodles Give Away

To celebrate joining the Polkadoodles Design Team, Nikky has given us all a Digital Download to give away as Candy.  I have chosen the gorgeous One For You image from the Winnie Fruit Punch Collection, pop over to Polkadoodles and take a look at all of the fabulous collections, digi stamps and papercrafting goodies that are available.


If you would like to win this download this is what you need to do:

You must be or become a follower of my blog with Google Friend Connect
Add the Polkadoodles picture to your sidebar with a link back to my blog
Add your link to the linky

My giveaway will remain open for two weeks until 7:30 am on 22nd July 2016 when I will use RANDOM.ORG to choose a winner.

Thank you for taking part and good luck.

Pauline
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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Birthday Star

I intended this card to be for my youngest son's 18th Birthday but I didn't like it and ended up making another one!


I used an image from the free CD that came with the March edition of Making Cards Magazine.



The papers are from Echo Park and I use the Sara Davies Just for Men Signature Collection Superstars die set to create the stars.  The numbers were cut with a Tonic Studios die.


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

Fresh Brewed Designs July Challenge - Birthdays
Inspiration Destination Challenge 95 - Always Anything Goes
Creative Moments Challenge 98 - Always Anything Goes/ No Optional Twist

Thank you for calling today, your company is much appreciated - don't forget to enter my Give Away HERE.

Pauline
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Ornate Snowflale

This is another of the samples that I made using the new Crafter's Companion Christmas Create a Card Dies that were the One Day Special on Hochanda recently - if you missed them they are available on the Crafter's Companion website.


I used the smallest die and border die from the Ornate Snowflake collection


The sentiment is from the Sentimentals Greetings – Occasions Stamp Set, the gems and twine are from my stash.


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

Deep Ocean Challenge 133 - Christmas in July
Fairy Tale Challenge 147 - Christmas in July
Inky Chicks Challenge 69 - Christmas in Summer
Dream Valley Challenge 136 - Christmas in July
Melonheadz Friends Challenge -  Christmas in July
Through The Craft Room Door Challenge - Always Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting 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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