18 October 2014

It's A Skunk!

Whoops an hour or so late with my post this morning, blame Nico! I got up, fed him, cleaned him out then he decided he wanted to play so I thought why not, but only for a bit....a bit turned into nearly two hours oops! Anyhoos here's todays post....

My Time To Craft have a new challenge starting today with a great theme

TAG IT!

all on its own, not attached to anything, just a tag!

I had great fun with this challenge, decided I need a tag & card to match to give to the vets who neutered Nico, just to say thank you. 
Well could I find a skunk image I liked, nah looked everywhere! Then Danni said why not try Deviant Art. (some awesome artists on here & most of them let you use their work for free, they just want a mention!)...so I did & I found this cutie. Loved colouring her in & making up my card & tag.



And my card to match. The tag will be going on one of those round tubs of Heroes!


Just love this cutie!


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Words 2 Scrap By- paved with paw prints
Aud Sentiments- anything goes with sentiment
Creative Knockouts- animal friends
Pile It On- use 2 or more die cuts

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Skunk' by Mimi-Fox
 Promarker- words
Spectrum Noir pencils- numbers
Skunk- warm grey 4, 120, 119, 117 & 64
Ground- 59, 46 & 45
Panpastels
Sky- turquoise shade & turquoise
Tim Holtz distress inks
Clouds & circle sentiment- tumbled glass

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Summer Breeze' by First Edition from Natalie & Amy's
'Thank you' sentiment by Docrafts
'A Big Thank You' sentiment from the Woodland Folk set by Docrafts
My stash- black eyelet, black card & black ribbon

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Clouds' die cut by Joy Crafts 6002/0199
'Classic Triple Scallop' Edgeabilities by Spellbinder
'Scalloped Circle' die cut by X-cut 503408
'Circle' X-cut die cut by 503416

Thank you for stopping by today, hope you have a great weekend. I will be around to visit you on Monday as we are off to Gentleshaw tomorrow for the day. Don't forget to pop over & see what fab 'tags' the DT have made to inspire you this week!
Hugs xx

15 October 2014

New Release over at Inky Impressions!

We have an awesome new release for you today over at Inky Impressions. Make sure you pop over & take a look at all the new images & sentiments!!

I decided to use this cute little kitty image, poor babe is all wrapped up in his ribbon!


I decided to make my card so it could be for Christmas or Birthday. Just love the kitty!


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Fantastic Tuesday- anything goes with yellow
Oldie but A Goodie- Christmas (papers are about 5 years old)
Little Claire's- Christmas
Crafting for the Craic- for a child

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'All Wrapped Up Kitty' by Inky Impressions
Spectrum Noir Pencils & Sansodor
Kitty- 92, 91, 90 & 89
Eyes- 67
Jumper- 67, 66 & 65
Red ribbon- 27, 26, 25 & 24
Yellow ribbon- 18, 17 & 14
Blue present- 68, 66 & 65
Tag- 39
Purple present- 40, 39 & 38
Green present- 47, 46, 45 & 44
Pink ribbon- 39, 38, 37 & 36
Ribbon reel- 102, 101 & 100
Ground- 115 & 114
Promarker/Flexmarker
Sentiment- azure & gold

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Penelope & Percy' by Docrafts
Sentiment by Inky Impressions
My stash- blue card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Precious Stars' die cut by Memory Box 98546
'5 x 7" white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fab 'new releases' there are!
Hugs xx

Check the Chickas!

Today sees the start of a new 'anything goes' challenge over at The Stamping Chef. 
I decided as it was October & it's breast awareness month I would use one of Tamara's fab breast awareness images for my card.

Also this is my first image coloured with Promarkers/Flexmarkers & my new Spectrum Noir pencils & I just love the end result. I know I need to practice (play) more but I do love her hair!


Even using just pencils, I've never been able to get my shading how I like it on hair. But after doing this image I think I'll be using markers & pencils from now on!


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Just Inspirational- think pink
Craft Your Passion- where there's hope
Dragonfly Dreams- mainly pink
Sweet Stampin'- for a friend
Fussy & Fancy- breast cancer awareness
Miriams Crafting- pink

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Check the Chickas' by The Stamping Chef
Promarkers/Flexmarkers - names
Spectrum Noir pencils - numbers
Skin- coral, sunkissed pink & blush
Eyes- tan
Hair- caramel, 118, 109 & 98
Bikini- sky blue, 64, 66 & cerise
Ribbons- 34, 36 & 37
Sentiment ribbon- blossom, 29, 30 & 31

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Art Deco Ladies' by Nancy Watt (freebie)
Sentiment 'Check the Chickas' by The Stamping Chef
My stash- 5mm silver pearls & blue card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Trellis' border die cut by Memory Box 98476

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fab 'anything goes' creations the DT have made.
Hugs xx


11 October 2014

Santa Claus

It's the weekend, yay!! That means a day at Gentleshaw tomorrow & a day playing with the animals lol! Oh it also means a new challenge starting over at My Time To Craft where this week we are staying with the Christmas theme.....

SANTA CLAUS!

so get out your neglected Santa Claus stamps & join us. If you join in with us that's one more Christmas card to add to the pile lol!


I absolutely love this Santa image, I have used it about 6 times over the last few years. I love the vintagey feel to him, just makes me think of the real Santa


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Delicious Doodles- Christmas in October
C.R.A.F.T- Christmas
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas- anything goes
Deep Ocean- Christmas in October
Crafty Bloggers- Christmas

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Santa' by Stitchy Stamps (can't find it)
Promarker/Flexmarker
Skin- sunkissed pink & blush
Tim Holtz distress inks
Hat- fired brick, spun sugar & iced spruce
Beard & hair- weathered wood
Glasses- fired brick & tumbled glass
All highlighted inks are available from Natalie & Amy's

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Forever Christmas' stack by HOTP (freebie)
'Glamour Dust'
'Glossy Accents' from Natalie & Amy's
My stash- gold mirri card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Snowflake Corner' die cut by Memory Box 98238
'Happy Christmas' sentiment from the HOTP paper stack 'Forever Christmas'
'5" square red card blank'

Please pop over & see what fab 'Santa' creations the DT have made.
Hugs xx

9 October 2014

Cute Just Got Cuter!

I hope you are all well & getting lots of crafting done. I am managing to stay on top of things. My Dr is sending me for some thyroid & diabetes tests, too see if that's why I can't stay awake for more than an hour at a time!! Frustrating isn't the word, just hope we find the answer soon!

Anyhoos today's challenge over at Moving Along With The Times is a great one. A first for me, I have used crayola wax crayons to colour my image. I am a member of Kit & Clowder on Facebook & they were all having a try. But I hadn't got any, so had to wait until Nige got me some xx

The theme for this weeks challenge is.....

DOGGONE IT!!

use an image of a dog, or any other animal


Don't forget he has been coloured using Crayola wax crayons, not sure really if I like it!
If anyone knows who has drawn this cutie, please let me know so I can give credit to them!


Challenges I Would Like to Enter
ABC Challenge- U is for Unique
Words 2 Scrap By- paved with paw prints
Try It On Tuesdays- animals
Bunny Zoe's- animals

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Cute Just Got Cuter' sorry don't know who by!
Crayola wax crayons

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Get Better Soon' by Digital Delights
My stash- blue card & card candi

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
Sizzix Bigshot
'Picket Fence' die cut by Die'sire
'Precious Heart' die cut by Memory Box 98474
'5" square white card blank' from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today. Don't forget to pop over & see what fab 'Doggone It' creations the DT have made to inspire you this week!
Hugs xx