Thursday, November 29, 2012

Time for an "Easel" card and The Emerald Faeries

Hello everyone

It's time for you to do an "Easel" card over at The Emerald Faeries, I've created this card for my Mother-in-law as her birthday is next month so why not put the card to good use for a change. A lot of the time the cards I create for my DT challenge I don't actually have a purpose for at that point in time.

I love doing Easel cards and wanted to try a single side easel but didn't have the time or patience to get it to work the way I wanted so I stuck with the basic Easel.

So onto my card



The products I've used are

Kaiser pp's & pearls
Spellbinder & Memory Box Dies
WOC & I am Roses flowers
Bazzill cs
Stamens
Lace

The copics I've used are




I would like to enter this card into the following challenge

Simon Says Stamp -  "Anything Goes"

Hope everyone has a great week and I look forward to seeing what you all come up with.

Just remember it's less than 4 weeks until Christmas.

Monday, November 26, 2012

It's Christmas Time at One Stop Craft Challenges

Well as you've seen in my previous blog post I'm running very behind this week with my blog posts for my DT committments, I hope you can all forgive me.

So this time "It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas", this week we have a Vintage Style Christmas challenge happening over at One Stop Craft Challenges

This one took me a while together and turned our very different to what I had in my mind to start but turned out great. For this one I haven't actually done any colouring but obtained the image from google images when looking for a vintage style Christmas card.

So onto my card





The products I've use are

SU pp's
Bazzill cs
Cuttlebug embossing folder
Memory Box dies
Martha Stewart boarder punch
Heidi Swap corner bling
Green Tara flower
Ribbon
Lace
White liquid applique

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge

Whimsy Stamps Challenge - Traditional Christmas colours

Have a great week everyone and I'll be back soon with another new DT design and post as I plan on keeping up to date for the next couple of weeks at least. LOL LOL

Nighty Nite

Awesome Give Away

Well before I proceed with my following post I would like to say a big "WOW"  as there is any amazing giveaway at Bearly Mine make sure you head on over and give yourself a chance to win this awesome Candy.

I've added the link to my side bar but I thought I would also place the picture and link here in the post for you all to see.


Aweseome Give Away at Bearly Mine

How awesome is it???????????????

Well I'll leave you all with the post and be back shortly with my new design.

Nighty Nite

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Sketch challenge at The Emerald Faeries

Good morning everyone

I will have to make this quick and as you can see I'm running very late with my DT blog updates this week. I've been so busy at work and I'm currently working a 7 day roster so not much time for creating or updating my blog. I'm trying very quickly this morning to get this done before I have to start to get ready for another day at work.

So this week's challenge at The Emerald Faeries Sketch Challenges, I don't know anyone who doesn't love a sketch.

So the sketch to use for the challenge is


This is my attempt and the above sketch




I decided to do my card in non tradition Christmas colours for something a little different, my favourite colour scheme is brown/blue and I think this ended up working out really well.

The products I've used are
Bearly Mine digital pp's
Spellbinder and Cuttlebug dies
Green Tara flowers
Prima Leaves
Kaiser bling
Bazzill bling cs
Ribbon
Thread
Charm
Glossy Accents on the berries

Unfortunately I don't have a photo of the copics I've used for this one but they are all from the E's & B's.

So have a good week everyone and I look forward to seeing what you all come up with.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge

Bearly Mine - Snowflakes


Monday, November 19, 2012

One Stop Craft Challenge - Monochrome

Well it's time for another new post with another new challenge from One Stop Craft Challenges and this time it's "Monochrome". We are looking at seeing some amazing creations with you using just the one colour scheme on your creation.

I loved this challenge, I haven't done a monochrome card ever before and I had this wonderful Whiff of Joy stamp to use. Whiff of Joy are our sponsor this week, so head on over and have a look at what they have to offer, they have some amazing stamps.

I really enjoy doing vintage style either when I'm scrapbooking or card making, I love the finish that you get and the vintage colours are awesome.

So onto my card




The products I've used are

Kaiser pp's & embellishments
Whiff of Joy digital stamp
Tim Holtz Distress inks - Antique Linen & Walnut Stain
Ribbon
Vintage watch charm
Twine
Kraft cs

The copics I've used are


I look forward to seeing what everyone comes up with this week and visiting your blogs, good luck.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge


Have a great week everyone.


Sunday, November 18, 2012

Time for a sketch

Good morning everyone

So as you can see from my previous post unfortunately I've had other things I've been doing this week. I made sure my DT cards where all done and uploaded last week as I knew that my days off this week would be filled with Breaking Dawn Part 2.

So this week at The Emerald Faeries it's time for a sketch again. This one I loved as I do with all sketches as they make life a little easier when you have a few things to do, you don't need to think as much. LOL LOL

My Christmas colours are generally Blue/Silver/White but I went with traditional Christmas colours and I was really impressed with the result. The present image certainly took some time to get coloured in put I love it.

So the sketch we had to use this week is


and this is my card using the above sketch




The products I've use are

Ashee digital stamp - The Emerald Faeries shop
Gifts digit stamp - Paper Makeup Stamps
Bearly Mine digital pp's
My Favourite Things fishtail banner die
Prima flower
Bazzill cs
Kaiser rubons
Tim Holtz distress ink
Flourish bling
Lace
Red current stamens

The copics I've use are



Well I hope that you will all come along and join us in this fun sketch challenge and I look forward to seeing what you all come up with.

I would like to enter this into the following Challenge

Have a great week everyone.


It's finally over

For all those Twihard fans like myself, the time has come for the end of the movies which is a little upsetting but also wonderful to see the finale.

I lined up with 2 of my friends to see the double feature at Port Macquarie Majestic Cinemas on Wednesday night and it was certainly worth the wait. I have never experienced so many emotions rolled all into one at the very end of the movie. I don't want to say to much as there is probably a few friends who have yet to see it. It was filled with everything you could ever want in a great movie, laughs, tears and certainly some surprises.

Here is the link to the traliers for each movie

Twilight




New Moon


Eclipse

Breaking Dawn Part 1



Breaking Dawn Part 2



So for all of those fans like myself I hope you enjoy the final movie, see it as much as you can as it will now be a long wait for the DVD to come up. I hope that with it being the final one they won't make us wait as long as normal for it to be released. I plan on going to see it at least once more over my weekend which has just started.

Will be back shortly to update my blog with my latest creations for The Emerald Faeries & One Stop Craft Challenges.

Enjoy your Sunday what ever you are doing.



Monday, November 12, 2012

"Anything Goes" challenge at One Stop Craft

Good evening everyone

It's time for our weekly challenge over at One Stop Craft Challenge and this week it's "Anything Goes". I really love anything goes challenges as everyone gets very creative and it's interesting to see what everyone comes up with.

I know as usual I'm running late updating my blog but Ijust seem to run out of time, this week I actually have a decent excuse I actually went out for a lovely dinner last night with my mum and a friend. We had a beautiful meal at one of our local restuarants here in Forster the "Box Fish". Food, wine and company was good, finished the night off with a couple of dollars in the pokies at our local club.

So onto my creation for this week's challenge



                            Inside of card

Products I've use are

Kaiser pp's
Spellbinder nestabilities dies
American Crafts rubons
Bazzill cs
Metal corner
WOC & I Am Roses flowers
Ribbon & Lace

The copics I've use are:



I would also like to enter this card into the following challenge:

Bearly Mine Challenges - "Anything Goes"

Well I hope everyone has a great week and I look forward to what you all come up with.

xoxoxoxxo


Thursday, November 8, 2012

"Ribbon" Challenge at The Emerald Faeries

Good morning everyone

As usual I'm running a little late updating my blog for our latest challenge over at The Emerald Faeries and this fortnight's challenge is to use ribbon on your design.

Everyone has been coming up with some amazing work and it's been wonderful visiting everyone's blogs and seeing what you have all been doing. I must admit I've been getting some inspiration myself from some of your work, you are all amazing.

Congratulations again to our winner of last fortnights challenge Melinda Jane and also to the Top 3, remember to collect your Top 3 winners badge from the website.

So onto this fortnights challenge, I will have to apologise for the picture of my card as I took the photo early one morning to make sure I had it on our DT blog before we went live.




The products I've used are

Scrap pp's from my stash
Spellbinder dies
WOC flowers
SU punch & sentiment
Tim Holtz distress ink
Bazzill cs
Ribbon buckle
Ribbons

The Copics I've used are



Well I hope you can all come in and join us at this fortnights challenge, but remember we do have alternate challenges every other week which are our sketch challenges. Just click on the TAB on the top of the blog to head over to the sketch challenge section.

Have a great day everyone.



Sunday, November 4, 2012

"Colour Challenge" Fireworks

Good evening everyone

Firstly I would like to say Congratulations to the winner of last week's "Halloween" challenge, Dragonlady who did an amazing creation.

So it's that time of the week again over at One Stop Craft and our challenge this week is to use the following photo as your inspiration.



Not that you can see a lot of blue in this photo but as blue is my favourite colour and I know that fireworks do come in blue the colours I choose for my card are blue, yellow & teal/aqua.

This is the first time I've use a Saturated Canary image and it was quiet funny the reason I bought her was because her name was Jules and she had a cat in her arms. For my friends no explanation is needed but for those of you who don't know me personally or well enough my nickname since school is Jules and I actually own 2 cats.

So onto my card, and I must say that this one is probably my favourite out of all the cards I've made over the last 12mnths since I started colouring with Copic markers.




The products I've use are

Kaiser & Creative Imaginations pp's
Bazzill cs
SU ink, stamp & dies
La La Land die
WOC & I am Roses flowers & leaves
Ribbon
Feather
Flower stamens

The copics I have use are



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

Bearly Mine - Flowers Galore
Catch The Bug - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes

So that is me until Tuesday or Wednesday for a further update to my blog, I will also be working this weekend being Tues/Wed and Thurs morning on another wedding card for my neighbour. I will upload all the recent wedding cards I've made for orders.

Have a great week everyone and I look forward to seeing everyones creations.

TTFN

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

"Use a Charm" Challenge at A & T Digital Designs

Yet again I'm running late for updating my blog as I've actually been away for a night so I though I better get this done quickly before heading into work at 12pm.

So firstly congratulations to our winner from last fornights challenge and also to the Top 3, it was amazing how many entry's we had and everyone's work was awesome.

So this fortnight we are asking for you to use a charm in your creation, doesn't matter what style or what sort but as long as it has a charm on it somewhere.

As usual the other Design Team members have out done themselves, so now onto mine.


I've actually used 2 images which are available from A & T Digital Stamps Shop where you will find a good range of digital stamps and paper sets.

The products I've use are:

BG pp's
Bazzill cs
American crafts thickers embellishments
Unknown charms
Ribbon & lace

The copics I've used are:



Well unfortunately that's me for today as I'm off to work very soon.

Hope everyone has a great fortnight and I look forward to seeing all your creations, however don't forget on each alternate week we have our sketch challenge as well.