Monday, 28 May 2012

Oh my how excited am I .....

....just got an email from Little Claire Designs to say they have featured my cards made with the Butterfly Tree stamp set on their blog- thank you very much - I am so delighted - the cards are just a little way back here's the link to the first one.


Friday, 25 May 2012

Whoo hoo .....

....came second on Sarah Hurleys Challenge blog with this card here - LOTV back to school card- Thanks Sarah am delighted!


Using your Scraps......

...last of these cards nade using Little Claire stamps - this time using up my scraps by cutting a series of squares and using them for my background - image stamped and coloured with promarkers - ready made bow and sentiment stamped and die cut .......

I am entering this into the following challenges
Penny's paper Crafty - Anything Goes
Fairy Tale Challenge - Things with Wings


Thursday, 24 May 2012

Flutterby Butterfly....

.... Little Claires stamps again - can you tell I love them lol - this time I created a little scene coloured with promarkers  and I then  chopped off part of the tree - made a border cut it in half rounded the corners punched some holes and threaded through some ribbon - simple but effective don't you think?

I am entering this into the following challenges
Sweet Stamps - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar - Thing with Wings


Wednesday, 23 May 2012

May all your wishes come true ....

Another Little Claire stamp- beautiful butterflies coloured with promarkers and glamour dusted - some nestie shapes - Echo Park Spring Papers - punched butterflies and some pearl gems .

I am entering this into the following challenges
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT - Something with wings
My Time to Craft - Two of something(punched butterflies)
Sweet Stamps - Anything Goes


Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Dream a Little dream....

Another card using a stamp from Little Claire and Echo Park Papers - some nestie die cuts - embossed butterflies - gems - glamour dust - die cut flourish.


I am entering this into the following challenges
Bunny Zoes Crafts - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Whimsy Inspiration - Anything Goes


Monday, 21 May 2012

Butterflies Galore....

I'm going to be blogging a series of cards I made using a fab wee set from Little Claire - Butterfly Trees  - the first card is an easel card - I have used Echo Park Spring papers and some coloured cardstock - coloured the image with promarkers - added some sparkle with glamour dust - a few punched flowers and adhesive gems and a swirl which is a bit cut from the bigger flourish die cut.

inside of card

I am entering this into the following challenges
One Stitch at a Time - Anything goes
CRAFT Challenge - Easel card
Truly Scrumptious - Anything Goes


Saturday, 19 May 2012

Classic and Smart ......

....the way men used to dress in the good old days - a card for my Father-in-Law for his 85th Birthday.
Stamped image embossed with clear embossing powder - papers from my stash - sorry I have been a bad blogger and haven't posted in a while but have been so busy haven't had time to make anything new for you to see but I hope to be back on track this week  :-) lol

Forgot to take a pic of the box :-(

I am entering this into the following challenges
Emergency Crafters - Spots and stripes
Paper Crafting Journey - Black and one other colour
Crafty Creations - Male Birthday

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

First day at School

I have used a lovely LOTV image -  coloured it with promarkers - some papers from my stash - made a little label to hold the details and to look like the name plate from the front of a jotter- some die cut stars which I doodled some letters and numbers on ....

I am entering this into the following challenges
The Craft Place - One for the Boys
Two Sisters - Anything Goes
Craft your Days Away - Just for Children
The Poodle Parlour - Anything Goes
Sarah Hurley Challenge Blog - Tickets and Tags

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Wedding Day Tags

A lovely 8x8 wedding card using buttermilk, black and white as the colour scheme - I used these fab tag die cuts from Marianne and printed the details off from the computer - added some die cut flourishes and flowers - some gems and organza ribbon and a bit of sparkle to finish.

I am entering this into the following challenges
Deep Ocean Challenge - Punches and Dies
Papertake Weekly -Anything Goes
Creative Monday - Anything Goes
Fashionista Challenge - Wedding/Anniversary -
- option black white plus 1 other colour
Make it Monday - Anything Goes

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Card Class - week 7 - Jubilee Celebrations

We had great fun tonight making these two items - a criss cross card and a wee hanging picture.
Here are the samples