Monday, 25 October 2010

Forever Friends....

Hiya today i have a Forever Friends card to show you i do love these sweet teddies and i wanted to make a card for a friend of mine so reached for this cutie:
Ive coloured the image with Promarkers and have added stickles to the centres of the daisy's and also around the image too. The papers are My Minds Eye which are a freebie i got in the CardMaking and PaperCraft mag. The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts which ive added stickles to and the gems button and ribbon are from my stash.
This card fits in with the following Challenge:

Forever Friends Challenge ( 2 Papers 3 Flowers & 1 Button )

Crafty Cardmakers ( Use a Freebie ) The papers ive used are a freebie from Cardmaking & papercraft mag.

Meljens ( Anything Goes )

CES Challenges ( Buttons & Bows )
Moving along with the Times ( Promarkers & Anything goes ) The fab Letraset are sponsoring the challenge
Thanks for looking.
Hugs Paula xxxx

Friday, 22 October 2010

Boo ....

I know i said i don't do Halloween lol but my sil phoned the other day and asked if my 5yr old nephew Danny could come round on Halloween and if i would go Trick or Treating with them well i couldn't say no lol so i thought i would make him a card:

Ive coloured Edwin in with promarkers. The papers are Bo bunny and the Boo letters ive cut out with a Cuttle kids alphabet.

This cards fits in with the following challenges:

Pile it on (Kid Themed Halloween)

Spoonful of Sugar ( Boo )

Papertake Weekly (Sketch)

Moving along with the Times (Use Promarkers/Anything Goes) Letraset are sponsoring

Creative Craft Challenge ( Trick or Treat )

2 Sisters Challenge (Halloween)

If the Shoe Fits ( Any Holiday )

Paper Cutz Challenge (Anything Goes)

Tuesday Throwdown ( Anything Goes )

Stamp with Fun (Halloween)

Thanks for looking.

Hugs Paula xxxx

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

ABC Christmas Challenge GD Card....

Hi well its my last week as GD over at the ABC Christmas challenge i would just like to thank both Samantha and Helen for letting me guest design on there challenge and for being so welcoming ive really enjoyed myself ladies and thanks again.

So onto this fortnights challenge and the letter is V for Vertical the lovely Samantha has drawn up 2 fabulous vertical sketches to follow so you can use either of the or both and you must have more than 2 items beginning with V on your projects.

I have used both sketches so i have 2 cards to show you:

The first card is using an image from the fab sponsor Pink Cat Studio and its called Lily Candy Elf:

My V's are V for Vertical , Vellum & Violet.

Ive coloured the fab image with promarkers and have added stickles to bling it up abit and make it more Christmassy. The ribbon and Pearls are from my stash.

This cards fits in with the following challenges:

Bah Humbug (Vellum)

Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club ( Christmas Humour )

Allsorts Challenge (Bingo Pearls Stickles Ribbon)

Inky Impressions ( Anything Goes )

Sweet Stampin Challenge (Ribbon)

So onto my 2nd card using Samantha's other sketch:

The V's for this card is V for Vintage ,Vertical and Vibrant.

Ive used a woj image Willow with Lantern and coloured her in with promarkers and have added stickles around the edges of the image and ive used glimmer mist on the roses i think the paper is dovecraft.

This card fits in with the following challenges:

Winter Wonderland ( Vintage )

ABC Challenge (F for Flowers)

Crafty Creations ( Red Green & Brown )

Thanks for looking and i hope you have a lovely day.

Hugs Paula xxxx

Saturday, 16 October 2010

Happy Halloween....

Good morning i hope your having a lovely weekend so far? I have to go and do the dreaded big shop soon lol but i thought id show you this card i made yesterday first yep any excuse not to go lol.

Im not really into halloween but i won this adorable motivet so i had to ink her up.

I haven't really got any Halloween embellishments so i had to draw my own little spiders and just used black organza and silk ribbon. The image is coloured with Promarkers and the papers are Do Crafts i think? The sentiment i did on the computer.

This cards fits in with the following challenges:

Passion for Promarkers (orange, black, green and purple & Option of Halloween)

Double Dutch (Boo to You)

Cupcake Craft Challenge (Scary Creatures)

Stampin for the Weekend (Halloween/Fall)

Wild Orchid Crafts (Stitch it up)

Well i cant put it off any longer i have to go shopping lol so thanks for looking and i hope you all have a great weekend.

Hugs Paula xxxx

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

My 1st Candle....

Hi there i have something different to show you today and that is a Candle:

This is the first candle ive ever stamped onto and im so so pleased with the results.

The stamp i used is a Forever Friends Christmas stamp and the snowflakes are from a Bo Bunny stamp set. I stamped the image with memento and stamped onto tissue paper and coloured with my promarkers as im using the candle just for a decorative purpose ive added stickles to the image and ribbon and gems.

This candle fits in with the following challenges:

Bah Humbug ( Cuties )

A Spoonful of Sugar ( Winter Wonderland )

Forever Friends Challenge Blog ( Home Decoration )

One Stop Craft Challenge ( Alter It )

Thanks for looking.

Hugs Paula xxxx

Monday, 11 October 2010

Willow with Hot Chocolate....

Good Afternoon well i have a card to share with you today and shock horror its not a Christmas card lol.

The image is woj called Willow with Hot Chocolate which ive coloured with promarkers and the papers are My minds eye.The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts which ive glimmer misted and used glamour dust and the lace is from there too.

Here's another picture:

Ive made to card to fit in with the following challenges:

Crafty Creations ( Sketch )

Paper Sundaes ( Change of Season )

Sarah Hurley Challenge ( Flowers )

The corrosive Challenge Blog ( Clean up the Dust ) Ive had the papers for ages same as the stamp .

Thanks so much for looking and for all your lovely comments sorry i have to dash as ive just remembered i haven't made my Husband his card yet for our Wedding Anniversary which is tomorrow so id better get a move on lol.

Hugs Paula xxxx

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Sending Wishes Across the Miles....

Wow 2 posts in one day???? Very unlike me lol.

My Dads over from Spain and hes going home on Friday so i wanted to get there Christmas card mae before he goes home because i dont think my Mum would be very happy if he went home empty handed lol.

Ive made an Easel card as i think they look that bit more special and i do love making them.

The image ive used is called Snowy Cuddles by Penny Johnson Stampavie which i think is adorable and ive used a snowflake flourish stamp around the edges of the image.

The circle sentiment is what i got at a craft fair and the snowflake in the middle is from a Bo Bunny stamp set the papers are also Bo Bunny. The large snowflakes are from a MSP and ive used spacers and pearl brads from my stash the ribbon and gems are also from my ever growing stash lol.

Heres a close up of the image and i wanted to show you all the sparkle:

Ive coloured the image in with Promarkers and have added glamour dust.

This card fits in with the following challenges:

Crafters Companion ( Sketch )

ABC Challenge ( E for Easel )

A Spoonful of Sugar (Sparkle and Shine )

Secret Crafter ( Easel Cards )

Incy Wincy Designs ( Sparkly Glitter )

Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club (Glitter Ribbon & Gems )

Stamptacular Sunday ( Layer it up )

Bah Humbug ( Across the Miles )

Thanks again for looking

Hugs Paula xxxx

ABC Christmas Challenge GD....

Hi everyone i was so happy to find out i had won a GD place over at the ABC Christmas challenge thanks so much for choosing me ladies and it lovely to be working with you. xxxx

This fortnight the letter is U for Under the Christmas Tree so we would like to see your Gifts or Gift Bags/Boxes.

Our sponsor this fortnight is the lovely Simon Says Stamp and the prize is a $15 gift certificate.

There is also a DT call running with this fortnights challenge and you can read about it HERE.
Ive asked to be considered for the DT call too so i have my fingers crossed.

So onto my project and i decided to make a gift bag in a box:

This is the first time ive ever tried making something really other than a card and im so pleased with the results. The papers are Bo Bunny and the sentiment on the front is Penny Black i adore this sentiment and i thought it fit the beautiful papers perfectly. I used my fiskers border bunch for the bottom of the bag and finished off with ribbon and gems from my stash.

Ive also made it to fit in with the following challenges:

Penny Black Saturday Challenge: ( Don't Be Square )

Stamp Something ( Something to Celebrate )

Crafty Ann's Challenge Blog ( Anything But a Card )

Paper Sundaes ( Use something from your stash )

Well that's all from me for now but i hope to be back later on with a card to show you.

Thanks for looking.

Hugs Paula xxxx