21 April 2018

Do You Wanna Build A Snowman?

Its time for a new challenge theme over at 'My Time To Craft' just love this fortnights theme, which is.....

INSPIRED BY A MOVIE

Being such a movie nut, this was a difficult challenge for me. Trying to decide which film to take inspiration from....I decided on FROZEN
I just love Olaf he is such a cutie, so just had to put him on my card!!!




Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Olaf' from Disney's Frozen set by Avec
Derwent Inktense pencils
Olaf- neutral grey & madder brown
Carrot- cadmium orange & tangerine
Buttons- neutral grey
Twigs- baked earth & madder brown
Snow- iris blue
Tim Holtz distress inks
Surround- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Magic & Sparkle' papers from the 12 x 12 stack by Dovecraft
'green' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white colouring card from Rymans
'watercolour card' from Crafters Companion
My stash- various gems

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
Sizzix Bigshot
'pine tree' die cut by Sizzix 38-0179
Diamond Press
'Let It Snow' die cut by Creative Dies
'snowflake border' punch by EK Express
'Olaf' stamped using 'onyx black' Versafine
Stix2 pick up pencil
distress inks applied using Dreamweaver stencil brushes
'5" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today. please pop over & check out what fabulous makes the MTTC DT have come up with ....
I will be back on Tuesday with my next make
Until then take care xx





20 April 2018

Annabell & Aggie

Its that time of the month again where I share my latest 'Sheepski' creation with you. I had so much fun colouring this cutie in. I decided to upgrade my old Spectrum Noirs (as I had the first generation & to be fair most of them had ran out) so I spent a few pennies & got the latest gen....this is my first time using them....what do you think?



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Through The Purple Haze- spring/Easter
Time Out- spring
Ike's World- photo inspiration

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Annabell & Aggie' by Sheepski
Spectrum Noir Markers words in black
Faber-Castell Pencils words in brown
Annabell
Skin- TN1, cinnamon & medium flesh
Hair- GB1, burnt umber & brown ochre
Shirt- GT3, cold grey IV & cold grey III
Trousers- GT2, GT1, deep cobalt green, chrome oxide & fiery green
Shoes- TN1 & brown ochre
Hat- GT2, deep cobalt green, helio turquoise, LV1 & middle purple pink
Fence- TN4, burnt umber & walnut brown
Flowers- TB1, ultramarine, light ultramarine, TB2 & LY1
Grass- JG1 & deep cobalt green
Aggie
Fleece- PP2, cinnamon & raw umber

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Spring' 6 x 6 stack by CreLando
'turquoise' card from Lime Tree Crafts
My stash- sentiment

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
'Hello Sunshine' stamped using 'Desert Sand' by Memento
'5" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, don't forget to pop over to 'Sheepski's' Facebook page & check out the DT's creations
I will be back tomorrow with my latest creation to share with you...
until then take care xx


19 April 2018

Bugaboo Bee

Its time for a new challenge over at 'If You Give A Crafter A Cookie' we have a fabulous set of cookies to help inspire you. You can find them here or at the end of my post.

We are sponsored by the fabulous 'Bugaboo' I just love their images they are so much fun & there is always an image for any occasion!

I was lucky enough to get this super cute bee to play with!



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Sunny day Crafting- bugs/insects
Papercraft Challenges- text/animal/bright colours
The Paper Girls- rainbow
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge- ATG with a bugaboo image
Digi stamps 4 Joy- ATG with bright colours

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Bugaboo Bee 01' by Bugaboo
Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers words in blue
Faber-Castell words in brown
Skin- dusky pink, cinnamon & medium flesh
Clothes- ice grey 6, warm grey VI, warm grey V, daffodil, terracotta & dark naples ochre
Wings- pale mint & cobalt green
Butterfly- pale mint & cobalt green
Flowers- canary, pearl blue, light ultramarine, ultramarine, chartreuse & leaf green
Ladybug- flame red, indian red, pecan & brown ochre
Grass- salad & permanent green
Tim Holtz distress inks
Surround tattered rose

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Razzle Dazzle' 6 x 6 by Simply Creative
'blue' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
3mm adhesive gems by Simply Creative

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Diamond Press' by Crafters Companion
'Happy' die cut from the Cut & Make collection by Avec
'BEE' cut from the First Edition alphabet set FED1E060
'C6 deckled edge white card blank'

This fortnights cookies

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fabulous creations the DT have made using the above cookies for inspiration.
I will be back tomorrow with my next make to share with you 
Until then take care xx


12 April 2018

Its Gorjuss!!

I love my job, I get to see all the new crafty goodies before they hit the shelves!! I am so in love with the new Santoro Gorjuss Girl collection. I have so many GG stamps, including some of the originals, I decided to pop then on to small canvasses & put them on my craft room wall. 

The latest challenge over at 'Inspiration Destination' is.....

ATG WITH A REAL STAMP

so I thought this was an ideal time to start with my first canvass



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Addicted to Stamps- make your mark
Mod Squad- CAS
Crafty Sentiments- one for the girls
heARTful Stamping- ATG with real stamp

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Pom Pom' Gorjuss Girl by Santoro
Derwent Inktense words in green
Skin- red oxide
Hair- sepia ink, willow & saddle brown
Hat- carmine pink, neutral grey, teal green, green aquamarine & dark aquamarine
Coat- deep rose, sea blue, teal green & green aquamarine
Background- thistle & carmine pink
Bluebells- peacock blue, beech green & field green
Frame- oak
Flower pot- saddle brown & mustard
Shade- neutral grey

Papers & Embellishments
'Windsor & Newton Artists Canvas Board 7 x 5"

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fabulous 'real stamp' creations the Dream Team have made.
I will be back soon, until then take care xx

10 April 2018

Willow

Its time for me to share my latest {PIN}spirational creation with you. I also need to tell you, we are celebrating our 6th year as a challenge blog. We have some awesome prizes up for grabs so make sure you pop over here & check out what you could win.....but don't forget you have to be in it to win it!!!! 

The DT for this challenge we asked to use one of our sponsors images, I chose my favourite 'Elisabeth Bell' I just love her images xx



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Dare 2B Artzy- pastel colours
Stamping Sensations- one for the girls
Paper Shelter- girl power

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Willow With Champagne' by Elisabeth Bell
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell words in brown
Skin- blush, cinnamon & medium flesh
Hair- praline, payne's grey, dark sepia & burnt umber
Dress- honeydew, oasis, emerald green & light phthalo green
Bow & shoe- pink mittens, dark flesh & medium flesh
Glass- light cobalt turquoise
Champagne- naples yellow
Jewellery- oasis, cobalt turquoise
Ground- cold grey VI, cold grey V, cold grey IV & cold grey III
Tim Holtz
surround colour distressed using spun sugar

Papers & Embellishments
DP- Vintage Soft' by Crafty Sensations
'turquoise' card from Limetree Crafts
My stash- turquoise sequins

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
Sizzix Bigshot
'tickets' die cut by X-cut 657569 (with faux layer)
fancy floral' border die cut by Crafty Sentiments
'leafy flourish' die cut by X-cut 503189
'triple butterfly' punch by Tonic
distress inks applied using 'Dreamweaver' stencil brushes
'6" scalloped square white card blank'



Thank you for stopping by today, don't forget 'you have to be in it to win it!!!'
I will be back tomorrow to share my next creation with you
Until then take care xx