Thursday, 18 September 2014

G'Day Mate

Been a bit busy with work so the creating stood still again over the last couple of weeks ;-( But I have finally managed to complete another Xmas card. This time this great Santa image came from Make It Crafty.

I coloured him with Promarkers & using last week's sketch from SSW2. Unfortunately I won't get to enter it into their challenge. I layered it onto AC Cardstock & Dovecraft BTB Vintage Christmas. I added red gingham ribbon, gems & this great sentiment from Craft Creations x Clare x

Challenges I have Entered.......
Passion For Promarkers - Make It Digital
ABC Christmas Challenge - S is for Something Festive
ABC Challenge - T is for Tic Tac Toe (Ribbon, Sentiment, Pearls or Gems)
Stamp & Create - Circles or Dots

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Wedding Card

This is another commission for a new customer & I thought it was about time my poor Morehead stamp was allowed out of the drawer.

I coloured the image with Promarkers & added some clear WOS to the bride's veil & dress. Here is a closeup of the image.
I used these gorgeous papers from the WRMK Antique Chic collection & added some lace, organza, a heart embellishment & some Bling Flat Backed Pearls. For the inside of the card I again pulled out an item that has been neglected in my drawer.
The inside was left fairly plain as the card needed to be posted & I didn't want to add any extra weight. The die used for the centre is a Sizzix Ornate die that has sadly been unused since I bought it x Clare x

Challenges I have entered.......
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss - Pearls
ABC Challenge - Shabby Chic
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

A bit Minor

Depending on the weather I could be doing my last car show of the year so I need to get a few cards made up ready for the weekend. This one features a Morris Minor decoupage sheet from La Pashe that has been sat in a drawer waiting to be used.
This week at Sketch Saturday you get to choose the sketch you want to use from previous weeks so I chose #225. I teamed the image with Recollections Mosaic Memories & Gorjuss Girl papers. They are backed on to Regal Blue Centura Pearl card. To finish it off I added 2 black gems.

I kept the inside pretty simple, just replicating the front using the same papers. x Clare x

Challenges I entered........
Sketch Saturday - With Bugaboo Stamps Using Sketch #225
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Dig Deep
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes

Friday, 29 August 2014

Cheeky Get Well

I was asked by a colleague of hubby's to make a card for a family member who was recovering from an operation. I was told, female card, funny rather than flowers. So why not have flowers & funny? Here is the result.

I am not one for girly colours, but I am loving this combo of purple & yellow. I used my Trim 'n' Score to emboss the edges of the flaps.  I got hubby to do the sentiment for me using a font called Harrington.

I photoshopped the image so I could create a page of flowers to colour using Lilac & Lavender Promarkers & the Blender pen. I am hoping to do a tutorial for this soon.
The image on the inside is one of my favourite images from Redonkadoodles. It always makes me smile when I print it out.

 I have coloured it with Promarkers & using 3 layers created a 3D image. Added some more flowers to the inside of the card. x Clare x

Challenges I have entered.......
The Pink Elephant - Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon - Girl Power
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
Allsorts - Warm Sunshiney Colours
Stamp & Create - Anything Goes


Thursday, 14 August 2014

Surfy Santa

Good evening everyone. Bit late with my blog post tonight. Been a busy computer day. I have been making another sunny Christmas card today using another great Bugaboo image :-) This one is Santa with his surf board.

I followed the sketch at Sketch Saturday & coloured Santa in using Promarkers. I added some Silver Ice Stickles to his hat. I then layered onto this fab snowflake paper from MME's Oh Christmas Tree from 2010. Added a sentiment, gems & twine to complete.

On the inside of the card I have tried to make Santa look like he was holding the message space in the middle, but I am not quite convinced I have it 100% right. Will have a slightly better idea when I have another go at this again x Clare x

Challenges I have entered.......
Sketch Saturday - Challenge #322
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T Challenge - Christmas

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Prima Beetle

Well I am certainly on a roll this week :-) Today I have a card for you that I have made using some gorgeous Prima papers that are now in stock.

 I coloured the Beetle stamp using Promarkers & edged with Vintage Photo Distress Ink. I layered onto chocolate brown cardstock & Prima Time Traveller papers.

 The tickets across the bottom of the card were also cut from one of the papers. I printed the sentiment onto Kraft Card & edged with Distress Ink. I then added Craft Candi & Bling Flat Backed Pearls.
I used the same papers on the inside of the card & just centralised everything. x Clare x

Challenges I have entered.........
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
The Little Red Wagon - Happy Birthday
Stamp & Create - Anything Goes