Wednesday, 30 April 2008

Bling Celebration

Skattykats have a challenge called "Sing When You're Blinging" well as I have said before I love sparkle! So I had to have a go and here it is. I stamped the penguin couple with blue stazon. I restamped the flower onto white paper and put a gem in the middle. I then coloured them in with watercolours. I matted the penguins onto blue glitter card. I then stamped varios images and glittered them. I then added a subtle sprinkling of gems .

Pink Skull?

I managed to do Leonies challenge last night but had to wait till today for it to all dry! This weeks challenge could have been made for me it's "A Little Bit of Glitter." So I inked a grungeboard skull with pink ink and then dotted gold krylon pen onto it and glittered it with stickles. I then made a crown and photo corner on my wizard both of which have been glittered too. White gems have been added to the crown! I then stamped the words and covered them in glossy accents. Final glittery touch is three glittery brads. Ok not really a little bit of glitter more like a lot of glitter Open Mouth

Tuesday, 29 April 2008

Background Coffee

I thought I'd have another go at Allison's Challenge today - this week it is "playing with backgrounds." So I used my Italian poetry stamp from hero arts and stamped it with versafine vintage sepia. What else could I put with all that italian writing other than coffee? So I stamped onto some white vellum with my impression obsession coffee stamps and stamped a quote then I backed all the pieces onto holographic mirri card . I finished it all off with some brown ribbon, brown brads and a silver wire swirl!


For this weeks challenge I used the free stamp from Craft Stamper this month. I stamped it first on the pink flowery paper with black versafine and then on some handmade paper and cut out the body of the pram. I then used a button for the pramwheel and stitched it onto the card. Some white paper was then embossed with a cuttlebug folder and a ribbon tied around it. The card was finished off with a teddy bear charm,liquid pearls and three large brads.

Real Cool Cat

I stamped Linda's cat design then coloured him in with water colour pencils. The backing papers are from papermania simply elegant range as are the ribbon and brad. I don't know who the thinking of you stamp is by! I finished it with a tiny bit of ribbon at the cats neck Smile

Monday, 28 April 2008

James Bond

Another card made with my cricut - this one took

a while to decide what to put on it! The only thing I was asked for was something to do with James Bond so 007 seemed a good place to start! The James Bond was made with a sizzlet groom die. I finished it with a stamped greeting and his name.

Sunday, 27 April 2008


My father in laws birthday soon! This card suits him to a T. He's always told us he's perfect! The paper I have used is from Papermania simply Elegant range. The charm at the bottom says aged to perfection!

Saturday, 26 April 2008

Poor Bear

For this get well card I used Woodware stamps stamped in royal purple stazon. I then coloured the bear with watercolour pencils and finished it all off with prima flowers and teeny weeny brads. Sorry no ribbon!!!Shocked

Friday, 25 April 2008

More Flowers

Another card with the Anitas flower stamp the images have been stamped in black stazon. The bear stamp is from Woodware and he was stamped twice and the white flowers cut out the middles were coloured in with sakura gelly roll pens . The card has been finished with ribbon, a charm and brads.

Thursday, 24 April 2008


Here is a very green card. I started by stamping the anitas sentiment in black versafine. Then I embossed some green card with my cuttlebug embossing folder. The background flowery paper is handmade paper. The card was finished of with a prima flower held on with a green brad and of course I added a bit of ribbon or it would have looked unfinished!

Travel atcs

These are atcs ready for Mays 3x3 swap how organised am I? The theme for May is Travel so thats what I did!!
Most of the stamps are from Royal Langnickel clear choice stamps apart from the bike which is from Stamps Away.

Wednesday, 23 April 2008

Black !!

And another flower one as somebody didn't like the pink onesMouth At Side

Flower atcs

Today eventually got round to making my atcs for Lesley's 3x3 swap on Craft Swap.

I made them all using the same papers. All stamps are from GStudio! I coloured some flowers in wth sakura gelly roll and aqualip pens also with stickles.

Tuesday, 22 April 2008

Covers for Coffee M8ts

Here are the covers for the nature book that Coffee M8ts team are making for the Craft Swap Birthday book.

Tuttie Frutti

I used free paper for the background (it was free in a magazine but I can't remember which one!) then I stamped hero arts birds onto white card. Ribbons in Tutti fruitti colours were added and eyelets in matching colours. A nice bright juicy card!!

Mickey Mouse

Just got a new cartridge for my cricut
and had to have a little play so made an 11" Mickey and a 5 " one!! My son will love these!

Monday, 21 April 2008

Thats an Order!

4 cards all made with my cricut for an order from a friend. I'm quite pleased with how they have turned out - hope she is too!

Sunday, 20 April 2008


Another atc -i feel some swapping coming on! The main image is a PaperArtsy stamp and the swirls are from studio g. All the stamping is with the same pad but just goes to show what a difference a dirty stamp makes Embarrassed Also ribbon and gems make a welcome appearance!

Saturday, 19 April 2008


This letter B was about to go in the bin too but I realised it was atc size so here is the atc I made with it Dumb


A little atc made with all the spare little bits and pieces that were lying about on my desk and I was just about to throw in the bin!!

Nelly the Elephant

Nelly the elephant today - I'm in a red mood! So the elephant has been stamped in red then she's been backed with a white piece of paper that has been embossed with a cuttlebug embossing folder. All the layers have been mounted onto some spotty red paper. nelly's adornments have been coloured with sakura gelly roll and aqualip pens. Ruby gems and red birthday ribbon are used for the finishing touches.

Friday, 18 April 2008

Smile for the Birdy

Well today flew by so I have had hardly any crafting time!! This card is made with a Heidi Swapp "smile" stamp which I coloured in with glossy accents just to make it stand out. Then I stamped a cute little hero arts bird and stamped him again on blue paper and cut his wings out. To finish off I added ribbon of course but eyelets for a change!

Thursday, 17 April 2008


Allison's challenge this week is to use up some scraps - so that is exactly what I did! I rummaged through all my scraps of paper and card for nice pieces I could use. Then it was the turn of the desk for all the little bits the stamp is a new one but I had stamped the image earlier to try it out. I could actually make thousands of card just using scraps Lol

Wednesday, 16 April 2008

Birthday Envelope - Coffee m8ts

Here at last is my birthday envelope! Our teams theme is "Nature" so here we go!

I started with a plain brown office envelope - (you wouldn't believe the trouble we had finding DL envelopes that open at the end Open Mouth anyway in the end I found the very last ones in the whole UK I think!!)I covered the envelope with green paper in two shades - then I stamped leaves all over it. I made a fastener with two big brads and some string.

Then a butterfly was stamped with stazon onto some acetate which was then glittered on the wrong side with stickles. Once dry a bindi was added for a pretty body.

An insert was made to match out of plain card covered in the same green papers. I used a word stamp - stamped in brown versafine for the background then small butterflies were stamped and coloured with stickles and given small bindi bodies.

The back of the insert was stamped with the text background stamp and leaves were coated in glossy accents and stuck on!

The insert was then finished with an eyelet and some string so it can be easily removed from the envelope.

Pick up a Penguin!

I got a 99p penguin stamp today - bit of a bargain I think - I also got a female one for the same price Thumbs Up . I stamped him in black versafine and added a ribbon. I used eyelets instead of my usual gems and added extra ribbon just for a change Shocked

Tuesday, 15 April 2008

You've been Framed!

The papers and frame I used are from a large Brenda Pinnick kit from QVC. I stamped just a quick note in versafine. I added a photocorner made on my wizard. Ribbon and gems were then added to the frame.

Monday, 14 April 2008

Monkeying About.

Two card one stamp! Not much else to say about them is there? Smile Cute monkey though.