24 February 2018

Dragonfly Dreams

Today I'm sharing with you my latest make for My Time To Craft. I hope you have some crafty time planned this weekend. I'm in work today, but off tomorrow so crafty day for me lol!!

For the next fortnight our theme is....

MONOCHROMATIC

all shades of one colour only, hair & skin don't count as your one



Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Dragonfly Dreams' from Simply Cards & Papercraft magazine
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber Castell words in brown
Dragonfly- ocean teal, cobalt turquoise, marine, turquoise, frosted jade, island lagoon & oasis
Tim Holtz distress inks
Clouds coloured distressed using tumbled glass

Papers & Embellishments
'turquoise' card from Limetree Crafts
'white' colouring card from Rymans
My stash- 3mm turquoise gems

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'clouds' Die'sire embossing folder
'Hello' from the 'hello Flower' thinlits set by Sizzix 660805
'dragonfly' stamped using 'Tuxedo Black' ink by Memento
'3" scalloped edge square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & check out what fab 'monochromatic' creations the DT have made.
I will be back on Tuesday with my next creation, until then take care xx



22 February 2018

Little Birdie House

Its that time again where I share my latest 'If You Give A Crafter A Cookie' creation. This fortnights cookie you will find here or at the end of my post.

I just knew as soon as I saw these cookies what I wanted to do. I have had this 'Sweet Things' embossing board for about 6 months & never used it, so these cookies were just shouting for me to use it!! I love the finished piece...my friend decided it would go nicely in her daughters bedroom lol!!



Image & Colouring Mediums
Tim Holtz distress inks
All colour distressing done using 'vintage photo'

Papers & Embellishments
'Stitched Heart' from the Bear Necessities Paper collection by Nit Wit
'Heart' from the Bear Necessities Paper collection by Nit Wit
'Plaid White' from the Bear Necessities Paper collection by Nit Wit
'Pink Quilt' from the Bear Necessities Paper collection by Nit Wit

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Sweet Things' embossing folder from the Sweet Treats Ultimate Pro collection by Crafters Companion

This fortnights cookie

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & check out what fabulous creation the DT have made to help inspire you.
I will be back on Saturday, until then take care xx

20 February 2018

Selfie Obsession

I'm here today to share with you my latest make for Sheepski. I just had to colour this image. She is so like our youngest, obsessed with her phone & selfies lol....I have popped a photo in of our Kattie so you can see. This is just one of thousands of selfies she sends me lol!!



Over on Sheepski's Facebook page with have a challenge running for the next month. You need to use a Sheepski image tho. You will find them all here! The theme for the next month is.....

ANYTHING GOES
OR
CELEBRATION

so you can add your own twist of a celebration if you want, but remember you need to use a Sheepski image!! We also have a challenge blog here, you can enter this using any images but we prefer you to use a Sheepski one!!

Now for my creation.......


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
The Crazy Challenge- girl power

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Selfie Obsession' by Sheepski
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell words in brown
Skin- blush, cinnamon & medium flesh
Hair- march hare, dark sepia, burnt umber, bistre & raw umber
Eyes- champagne, burnt umber & brown ochre
Lips- blush, indian red & pompeian red
Shirt & nails- lavender, mauve & blue violet
Mobile- blue grey 1, cold grey III, cold grey IV, cold grey VI & warm grey v 

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Back To Basics' by Dovecraft
'black' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white' colouring card by Rymans

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'filmstrip' die cut by Marianne D COL1390
'6" square elegant edge white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by  today, please pop over & check out the fabulous 'Sheepski' Facebook page & see what awesome images Andrea has available.
I will be back on Thursday with my latest make to share with you
Until then take care xx


14 February 2018

Lighthouse

Todays share has been made for one of the girls at work, who was 60 last week. All I knew was she likes the seaside & gardening lol....she loved the end result & is putting it in a frame in her bedroom.
I made it for the latest challenge over at Inspiration Destination, where as always the theme is

ANYTHING GOES

I loved putting this card together, getting out some older dies & using them again was great.




Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Crafty Sentiments- add flowers
Make My Monday- going around in circles
heARTful stamping- ATG & stamping
Pile It On- 3D embellishments

Images & Colouring Mediums
Images- lighthouse & porthole from the 'Sea View Collection' by Sheena Douglass from the Creative Stamping magazine
Derwent Inktense Pencils
Lighthouse- neutral grey, saddle brown, cherry & poppy red
Flowers- deep violet, dark purple, dusky purple, iris blue, deep blue & deep indigo
Leaves- field green & apple green
Porthole- paynes grey & neutral grey
Tim Holtz distress inks
Sky- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
'white' water colour card by Crafters Companion
'red, purple & turquoise' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white' colouring card from Rymans
My stash- 3mm black gems & 4mm gold pearls

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'jolly bumblebees' die cut by Memory Box 98492
'flying birds' die cut by Memory Box 98655
'leafy flourishes' die cut by X-cut 503189 (cut up)
'flower & leaves' die cut set by Make & Create
'clouds' Embossalicious embossing folder by Die'sire
stamped using 'onyx black' Versafine distress inks
Distress inks applied using Dreamweaver stencil brushes
'5" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fabulous makes the 'Dream Team' have created to share with you 
I will be back on Tuesday with my next share
Until then take care xx



13 February 2018

Hearts With A Bow

Its time for me to share my latest {PIN}spirational creation with you. You will find this fortnight photo here or at the end of my post. 
This fortnight we have a fabulous sponsor, so make sure you pop over here & check out who it is....

Now for my creation



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Pattie's Creations- love is in the air
Crafty Cardmakers- love & romance
Use Your Stuff- love is all around 

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Hearts With A Bow' by Pattie's Creations
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell Polychromo Pencils words in brown
Heats- lipstick red, red violet & dark red
Ribbon- oasis, cobalt turquoise & cobalt green

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Bazoo' by Helz Cuppleditch
'red' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'4" square elegant edge white card blank'

This fortnights photo

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & check out what fab creations the DT have made using this photo as inspiration. I will be back tomorrow with my next creation. 
Until then take care xx