Monday, 9 December 2013

Happy First Christmas ......

.....keepsake card and box for a First Christmas 
Stamped image paper pieced and coloured with Promarkers
Doodlebug papers 
Glittered snowballs
Computer generated sentiments and verse
Stickles glitter glue

I am entering this into the following challenges
My Time to Craft - Cute and Cuddly Animals 
Sweet Stampin' - Ribbons
Dilly Beans - Non Traditional Colours

Linda x

Friday, 29 November 2013

Happy Birthday Sis!

.... my sister had a milestone birthday last week and this is the card I made her 

Prima Delight papers
Prima pearl swirls
Sentiment made on Computer
Satin Ribbon

I am entering this into the following challenges

The Crafter's Cafe - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Vintage/Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Anything Goes


Thursday, 14 November 2013

Natural Holly Wreath

...thought I'd try a neutral colourway for this Christmas card - I think it worked well

Designer paper
White Linen Cardstock
XCut Holly Die
Gingham Ribbon
Canvas Ribbon
Merry ChristmasWashi Tape
Kraft Cardstock

I am entering this into the following challenges
Crafting by Design - Anything Goes Christmas
Crafty Creations - Dies/Punches
Card Mania - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
The Hobby House - Pearls


Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Christmas Candy Tree ....

... cute little card made using some materials which are not specifically for Christmas

Craftworks Card Candy
Damask Designer Papers
Silver and Indian Gold Cardstock
Silver ribbon
Stamped sentiment

I am entering this into the following challenges
Twisted Tuesday - Anything Goes
Card Mania - Anything Goes
Craft-Dee Bowz- Handmade Bow
IncyWincyDesigns - Ribbon Twine or Fibres
Craft Creations- Anything Goes


Friday, 1 November 2013

Halloween Trick or Treat

.. decorated kraft bag for my wee grandson when he comes treat or treating


Monday, 28 October 2013

Fun with Tags......

....made using tags from the fab Prima Tag pad and papers from the Prima Anna Marie range

Tags from Prima Tag Pad
Anna Marie Papers from Prima
Wired ribbon
Sizzix Bunting Die
Martha Stewart Scallop Border Punch
Stickles glitter glue
Nestie dies

I am entering this into the following challenges
Amusing Challenge - Anything Goes
Challenges4Everybody - Anything Goes
Glitter and Sparkle - Add some Black
Crafty Hands Challenge - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts- No Squares Allowed


Thursday, 24 October 2013

Quick and easy.......

.....simple Christmas card - squares of patterned paper layered onto a rectangle - stamped greeting and some nail heads -perfect when you have a lot of cards to make in a hurry
White Linen Cardstock
Patterned Christmas paper
Square punch
Red Cardstock
Stamped sentiment 
Red nailheads
Xcut corner rounder punch

I am entering this into the following challenges

Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Challenges for Everybody - Anything Goes
PaperCrafting Journey - Anything Goes


Saturday, 19 October 2013

A Little Birdie told me.......

.... Christmas is on it's way - lovely stamp from Stampendous called Minuet Bird - not a Christmas stamp but I thought it looked a bit like a wee robin - stamped and decoupaged on kraft card and coloured with promarkers

Kraft Cardstock
Christmas Paper
Red Cardstock
Minuet Bird Stamp
Stickles Glitter Glue
Tag Punch
Red Gems 
Stamped Sentiment

I am entering this into the following challenges
Stampin' for the Weekend - Anything Goes
CRAFT Challenge Blog - Christmas
Simon Says Stamp - Christmas
Make it Monday - Anything Goes


Friday, 18 October 2013

Top 3 in 4 Krafty Girlz Challenges.....

..... just noticed I have made top 3 in a challenge with my poinsettia card. You can see the card   here - thanks to Krafty Girls for choosing my card.


Thursday, 17 October 2013

Gingerbread House .....

... lovely wee felt Christmas decoration - comes in kit form - 2 in the kit for £2.99 - fabulous value - other designs available too - will post as I make them - available from Paperworks Linen Green Dungannon

Linda x

Monday, 14 October 2013

Happy Birthday.......

.....large 8x8 birthday card using Lost and Found -Breeze Funday - by My Minds Eye 

8x8 card Ivory Linen cardstock
teal and duck egg blue cardstock
Sentiment printed on computer
Nestie Oval dies
Stickles Glitter Glue
X Cut Corner Rounder Punch
All available from Paperworks - The Linen Green


Friday, 4 October 2013

It's starting to look a lot like Christmas .....

....... lovely simple Christmas card using Docrafts poinsettia stamp - love it - simply coloured with promarkers - add a stamped tag - layer up some coloured card and away you go 

White linen cardstock
Red bazzil cardstock 
Docrafts stamp
tag punch
stamped sentiment

All materials available at Paperworks The Linen Green

I am entering this into the following challenges

Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - Flowers
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
4Krafty Girlz - Anything Goes
Moving Along With the Times - Anything Goes
Divas by Design - CAS
Love Rubberstamps - Anything Goes
Cards Galore - Flowers
Make it Monday - Anything Goes


Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Happy Birthday Balloons .....

.... easy clean and simple card
I saw this layout somewhere online a long time ago and thought it was great - could be adapted for all sorts of occasions -  can't remember where but thanks to whoever originally posted it

white linen cardstock 
kraft card
scraps of patterned papers
balloon punch
nail heads 
sentiment made on computer 

I am entering this into the following challenges
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Something Blue
Cards For Men - String or Twine
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Oh La La Creations - Cards for Men
Parade Your Crafts - Birthdays
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes


Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Congratulations! .....

...Wedding Day Congratulations card - I've had this paper for a long time - I  think it is Miss Caroline from MME -

My Mind's Eye Papers 
Sentiment made on computer 
Duck Egg Blue Cardstock 
Heart Punch
White Linen Cardstock
Tied Together Embossing Folder
Prima Pearl Swirl
Organza Ribbon

I am entering this into the following challenges
Created With Love - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Ladybug Challenges - Anything Goes
Chocolate Coffee and Card - Anything Goes
4 Crafty Girls - Anything Goes


Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Wedding Guest Book .....

.... country/vintagey style wedding Guest Book  using Echo Park papers 
Bunting Die by Sizzix
Kraft Card
Pearl/Lace Ribbon
Gathered Twigs Distress Inks
Tim Holtz Tattered Florals Die
Ribbons and Rings for Binding 


Thursday, 5 September 2013

Prima Divine ......

.... and it truly is a divine paper range - lovely gatefold card using Prima products

Prima Divine papers from 6x6 pad
Buttermilk Cardstock
Prima pearl swirls
Distress Ink - Gathered Twigs
Stardust Stickles Glitter Glue

I am entering this into the following challenges
Charisma Cards - Fancy Flourishes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Challenges 4 Everybody -Anything Goes