Saturday, 21 October 2017

Aurora

My cousin welcomed her daughter into the world on the anniversary of our grandfather's 98th birthday. It was a bitter sweet coincidence as he passed away last year, so it was also a lovely date to keep in the family. This was also the first time I played with this side step type of fold.

Saturated Canary 2017 Mothers Day Freebie

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary 2017 Mothers Day Freebie
Copics: Skin (Mum): E000  E00  E21 E11  E04  R20
             Skin (Baby): E000  E00  E21  E11 R20
             Hair (Mum): E44  E47  E49
             Hair (Baby): E41  E43  E44
             Shirt: G000  BG000  B00  BG53
             Flowers/Blanket: RV10  R83  RV34  E04
             Leaves: BG93  BG96  BG99
Papers: Kaiser Craft Sage & Grace paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Spellbinders Standard & Scallop Ovals, Memory Box Heart Flourish, Mary Anne Creatables Feet

Friday, 20 October 2017

Have a blooming good day!

My wonderful father-in-law is celebrating a milestone birthday this year. He is a keen and avid gardener so when I saw this adorable image, I knew it would be perfect for him!

The Paper Shelter Venus Fly Trap

Card ingredients include:

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: W1  W3  W5
             Hat: YR20  YR21  YR24  YR14, B93  B97  B99
             Apron: E71  E74  E77  E79
             Shirt: W1  W3  B95
             Flowers: R35  R46  R59
             Bush: YG03  YG63  YG67  G99
             Clouds: C1  C3  C5
             Sky: G000  BG70  BG000  B00  B12
Papers: Kaiser Craft Kaleidoscope paper pack, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, metallic green embossing powder, twine, alpha stickers.

The Paper Shelter Venus Fly Trap

I'm playing along with:


As You Like It: People of Animals? (I love to colour people in and to give them character and to bring them to life!)

Santa's Naughty List

The countdown is on for Christmas, and as a member of the Kit & Clowder community I joined in the Christmas Card Swap. This is the card I made for my lucky swap partner. I can't remember where the sentiment comes from as I had it printed out already in my colouring stash, but I though it went well with this little character.

Bugaboo Xmas Brat Boy Elf Sitter

Card ingredients include:

Coloured with: Copics
Papers: Kaiser Craft Mint Twist paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Spellbinders Standard Circles
Other: Sequins.

Bugaboo Xmas Brat Boy Elf Sitter

Out of this World

Another play with a some new Lawn Fawn stamp set, this time a CAS shaker card, but still playing with my Nuvo Aqua Pens for the Galaxy background.

Lawn Fawn Out of this World

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Lawn Fawn Out of the World stamp & die set
Coloured with: Copics
Papers: cardstock

Friday, 13 October 2017

Kick up your heels!

My wonderful mother is celebrating her birthday this week and she is a huge Elvis fan. When I saw this super cute digi from The Paper Shelter, I knew it would be great for her!

The Paper Shelter My ELvis Teddy

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: The Paper Shelter My ELvis Teddy
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: R02  R24  R59  E49
             Pants/Teddy: YR20 E31  E35  E57
             Shirt: G00  BG32  BG72
             Scarf: RV000  RV10  RV02  RV23
Papers: Fancy Pants Trend Setter paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Frantic Stamper Music Score
Other: Rhinestones, flowers, ribbon.

The Paper Shelter My ELvis Teddy

I'm playing along with:

Sunday, 8 October 2017

A little birdie told me...

My adorable niece celebrated her birthday recently and this is the special card I made just for her.


Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturate Canary Practice 2
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: V04  V06  BV13  BV17  BV08
             Dress: B93  B26  B29  B39
             Lips: RV04  RV17
Papers: Prima French Riviera paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Rectangles
Other: Leaf, lace, flowers, pearls, Wink of Stella.

I'm playing along with:

Allsorts #436: Trees & Leaves
Fussy & Fancy #197: Shabby Chic
Cute Card Thursday #498: Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination #135: Anything Goes

Friday, 6 October 2017

Get Outta My Belly!

We celebrated the impending arrival of a new baby in the family, so I finally got the chance to use this fun Saturated Canary image.

Saturated Canary Overdue

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary Overdue
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: E31  E35  E57  E29
             Lips: R83  R85  R89
             Top: BV00  BV11  BV13  BV17
             Skirt: C3  C5  C7
Papers:  cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares
Other: Leather trim, flowers, sequins.

Saturated Canary Overdue

I'm playing along with:

Tuesday Throwdown #363: Bundle of Joy
Creative Knockouts 3214: Anything Goes
Cards Galore Encore #Oct: Anything Goes
Just Keep Creating #Oct: Anything Goes
Penny's #349: Anything Goes

Monday, 2 October 2017

Happy Retirement

I love it when my husband comes home and asks me to make a card for him to give to someone, I just don't like it when he says he needs it the next day! So glad I was able to throw this together in time.


Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Miscellaneous Magazine Freebies
Coloured with: Copics
Papers:  papers from stash, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares

Magical Mermaid Day

It's my niece's birthday next week and I wanted to do something cute & fun & different for her. When I saw something similar in a magazine using Lawn Fawn stamps, I just had to case it with what I had!

CC Designs Mermaid Emma on a Rock

Card ingredients include:

Stamp: CC Designs Mermaid Emma on a Rock
Coloured with: Copics
Paper: Acetate, cardstock
Other: Kindyglitz

CC Designs Mermaid Emma on a Rock

I'm playing along with:

Saturday, 30 September 2017

40 Birthday Wishes

My brother had a milestone birthday this month and I wanted to make him something fun!

Bloobel Birthday Cupcake

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Bloobel Birthday Cupcake
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  
             Hair: E35  E39  E59  E49
             Top: R24  R29  R39
             Pants: B12  B14  B18
             Shoes: C5  C7  C9
             Cupcake: E71  E74  E77
             Hat: Y11  Y13  Y15
Papers: Vellum, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, metallic blue embossing powder, melted pony beads.

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Rock Star!

A cute & fun card for my nephew's recent birthday. He asked for a microphone for his birthday, so I got that and created this card to match!

Bugaboo Rock Star Boy

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Bugaboo Rock Star Boy
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: Y11  YR21  YR24
             Pants: W3  B93  B95  B97
             Guitar: E50  E53  E55, R17  R46  R59
             Glasses/Shoes: BG53  BG57  BG18,  C5  C7  C9
Papers: Pebbles 'Boy' paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Upstyle

I just adore all of her hair! So naturally I used my favourite hair colour combo.


Saturated Canary Practice 1

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary Practice 1
Copics: Skin: E50  E21  E15  V95  R20
             Hair: E07  E09  E18  E49
             Top: Y17  YR14  YR18
             Flowers: R81  R83  R85  R89, YG11  YG23  YG67
             Ribbon: BG53  BG57  BG49
Papers: Magazine Freebie paper, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares & Rectangles
Other: ribbon, flowers, White Onyx Liquid Pearls.

Saturated Canary Practice 1

I'm playing along with:

Gamer Boy

This is a fun card I made for my brother-in-law for his recent birthday. He's a big computer game player so I thought this image was perfect.

Saturated Canary Gamer Revision

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary Gamer Revision
Coloured with: Copics
Papers:  paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Circles

Nature Love

I loved this image as soon as I saw it, but was too scared to colour her in. I absolutely how she has turned out!

Saturated Canary Nature Love

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary Nature Love
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: E21  E25  E29
             Top: E50  E53  E55
             Skirt/Leaves: YG11  YG663  YG67  G99
             Bird: Y11  Y13  Y15
             Cat: W1  W3  W5
             Fish: E95  YR02  YR14
Papers: Basic Grey Mint Julep paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares & Rectangles
Other: Gold glitter washi tape, flowers & leaves, pearls.

Saturated Canary Nature Love

I'm playing along with:

Sweet Stampin: Favourite Stamp (I love all of the hair & folds in this stamp!)
Cutie Pie #115: Favourite Image (I love all of the hair & folds in this image!)

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

You don't look a day over Fabulous!

Many of my friends are turning 40 this year and this is one of the many cards I'm making for the milestone celebrations.

The Paper Shelter Art Deco Charme

Card ingredients include:

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04
             Hair: E71  E74  E77
             Dress: E00  RV10  RV32  RV34
             Feathers: RV34  R56  RV99
             Gold: Y15  Y26  E35
             Moon/Table: C1  C3  C5  C7  C9
Papers: Cre8tive Designer paper, gold paper strips, cardstock
Other: Flowers, Wink of Stella.

The Paper Shelter Art Deco Charme

I'm playing along with:

The Paper Shelter #310: Make it Digital
Crafting by Designs: Drink Up! (Winner!)
CCC Digi Creations #81: 3 of a kind (flowers)
Try It On a Tuesday: My Friend
Artistic Inspiration #186: Anything Goes (Top 5!)

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Always your little girl

A little something different with this card which I created for my mother for Mother's Day, from her little girl.

Little Darlings Schmaggie

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Little Darlings Schmaggie
Distress Ink: Skin: Tattered Rose, Vintage Photo, Aged Mahogany
                     Hair: Old Paper, Walnut Stain
                     Suit: Spun Sugar, Aged Mahogany
                     Wool: Iced Spruce, Black Soot
                     Background: Walnut Stain, Black Soot, Tumbled Glass
Papers: Prima 'Tales of You and Me' paper pack, watercolour paper, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, Shabby White embossing powder, lace, doily, twine, flowers, crown chipboard, heart brad.

Little Darlings Schmaggie

I'm playing along with:

Lil Red Wagon #411: Distress It (Featured!)
Inky Chicks #88: Favourite Colours (I love pinks & browns as they have a lovely vintage feel)
Allsorts #432: x2+ Designer Papers (Top 5!)
Crafty Creations #350: Anything Goes (Top 3!)
TTCRD #12: Anything Goes

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Dad, you mean the world to us!

This is the card I made for my kids to give their father for Father's Day.

Little Darlings World Civics 101

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Little Darlings 'World Civics 101'
Distress Ink: Skin: Tattered Lace, Vintage Photo
                     Hair: Antique Linen, Gathered Twigs
                     Top: Barn Door, Aged Mahogany
                     Pants: Pumice Stone, Faded Jeans
                     Shoes: Pumice Stone, Black Soot
                     Globe Frame: Mustard Seed, Rusty Hinge
                     Globe Land: Forrest Moss, Bundled Sage
                     Globe Ocean: Tumbled Glass, Salty Ocean
Papers: Kaiser Craft Pack Your Bags  paper pack, watercolour card, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, twine, flowers & berries.


I'm playing along with:

You are Jawsome!

I made this fun shaker card for my Dad for Father's Day. It gave him a little giggle and chuckle when he opened it up!

Lawn Fawn Dah-Nuh stamps & dies

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Lawn Fawn Dah-Nuh stamps & dies
Coloured with Copics
Papers: Cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Rectangles, Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside borders, Spellbinders Standard Circles

Friday, 7 July 2017

New Home

My sister-in-law moved interstate to follow her dream job. I'm sad to see her go but know that she is following her dreams and will do incredible things. To make the move a little less lonely I made this for her.

The Paper Shelter Comfy at Home



Card ingredients include:



Stamps: The Paper Shelter 'Comfy at Home'
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: E71  E74  E77  E79
             Couch: B00  B21  B95  B97
             Cats: W1  W3  W5  W7  W9
             Green: YG01  YG05  YG07  G05
             Orange: YR02  YR14  YR18  E09
             Pink: RV04  RV09  RV19  RV69
             Yellow: Y00  Y21  YR23
             Purple: BV02  BV04  BV08
             Red: R27  R29  R39  R89
Papers: Apple Blossoms Ornate Windows paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Apple Blossoms Ornate Windows
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, Wink of Stella.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Sunset with my Pup

After doing numerous Create & Learn classes at Kit & Clowder over the past year I thought it was about time to put everything I've learnt into practice and tackle an image on my own. When I saw this new image called 'Sunset with my Pup' by Krista Leigh Smith as part of her subscription, I just knew it was time. Thanks Alyce Keegan for giving me the skills and confidence to step out of my comfort zone and have a go! I love what I've done and have learnt that I need to practice fur some more






Stamps: Krista Leigh Smith 'Sunset with my Pup'
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: E43  E44  E47
             Pants: W3  B91  B93  B97  B99
             Top: R22  R27  R29  R59  R89
             Hat/Collar: BV02  BV04  BV08,  E33  E35  E37
             Dog: E43  E44  E47  E49
             Hill: BG90  YG11  G21  BG93  G94
             Grass: YG03  G21  YG67  G94  G99
             Path: E41  C3  C5,  E43  BG93
             Sun: Y15  Y17  YR14
             Sunbeams/Sky: YR30  Y11  Y15,  BG000  B00  B12
             Clouds: C00  YR00  B60  BV31


I'm playing along with:


Baseball Boy

A fun & quick boys card.


Bugaboo Kidlet Baseball Boy



Card ingredients include:


Stamp: Bugaboo Kidlet Baseball Boy
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13
             Hair: Y11  Y21  YR24
             Red: R22  E07  E09  E18
             Blue: W3  B91  B93  B95  B97
             Shoes: W00  W1  W3  W5  W7
Papers: Fancy Pants 'Little Sport' paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Spellbinders Label One
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, alpha stickers, ribbon.



Bugaboo Kidlet Baseball Boy


I'm playing along with:


Pile It On #132: Primary Colours
Allsorts #422: A question of Sport
Crafty Frog: Make it Manly
Shopping Our Stash #310: Flag Colours (Australia: red, white & blue)
Pink & Main #23: Red, White & Blue
Creatalicious #118: Anything Goes + Red, White & Blue
Brown Sugar #257: Anything Goes
Catch the Bug: Anything Goes

Friday, 30 June 2017

Here's Cheers!

I've had this image for ages but never really got around to colouring her up (why I have no idea, she is just gorgeous!) but with the closing down of Kenny K, I thought it was about time. I'm sorry to see them go too.

Kenny K Happy Hour

Card ingredients include:



Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: Y21  YR23  E35  E37
             Dress: B000  B21  B95  B97
             Ribbon: RV23  RV25  R46
Papers: Fancy Pants 'Wonderful Day' paper pack, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, ribbon, rhinestones.

Kenny K Happy Hour


I'm playing along with:

As You Like It: Favourite way to add ribbons & why? (If my image has a bow I love to add ribbon to tie in with the image)

Friday, 23 June 2017

State Team

It's been a week for sporting achievements with another niece getting selected in the State team to compete at Nationals in Calisthenics. So this is gatefold card in the state team colours for her.

Tiddly Inks Be Bold Be You

Card ingredients include:



Stamps: Tiddly Inks Be Bold Be You
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: E43  E44  E47  E49
             Dress: Y17  YR14  YR18  R27  R29
             Blue: B14  B05  B18
Papers: Basic Grey 'Mint Julep' paper pack, white glitter cardstock
Dies: Stardust Magazine Freebie, Taylored Expressions Label Stacklets
Other: Nuvo Ivory Seashell Crystal Drops




Tiddly Inks Be Bold Be You

I'm playing along with:

Shine Bright

My niece competed in her first gymnastics competition and performed really well (understandably so considering her mother was state gymnast back in the day!) so I made this to say congratulations.


Simply B Arielle Little Gymnast

Card ingredients include:



Stamps: Simply B Arielle Little Gymnast, Stardust sentiment
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: E71  E74  E77  E79
             Green: YG11  YG25  YG17
             Blue: B04  B06  B18
Papers: Francheville Primary Basics paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Circle & Rectangles
Other: Blue embossing powder, glitter washi, Wink of Stella.


Friday, 16 June 2017

Pineapples



I had to make a few quick card to have on hand so I used one of the recent magazine freebies to throw together a Thank You, Birthday & generic card. I did a quick water colour background using similar colours before stamping & die cutting the images. Then finished off with a little splash of sparkle.


 



Card ingredients include:


Stamp & Die: Totally Tropical set
Paper: random paper from stash, watercolour paper, cardstock
Inks: Vivid Orange & Turquoise
Others: watercolour crayons, sequins


I'm playing along with:

As You Like It: Favourite Fruit & Why? (I love the sweetness of pineapples, they remind me of Summer!)

Enjoy The Day

It's my daughters 10th birthday soon and this gorgeous stamp from Moonflower called Lilly Cat Fairy was part of a Kit & Clowder colouring challenge, and was just perfect for her!





Card ingredients include:
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: E13  E15  E09  E29
             Dress: R81  RV95  R56  RV99
             Wings: E07  E09  E18  E29, YG11  G21  G94
             Cat: E11  E13, W00  W1  W3,  C3  C5  C7  C9
Papers: Prima Tales of You & Me paper pack, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress ink, Wink of Stella, lace, doily, flowers, twine, pearls, Shabby White embossing powder.


I'm playing along with:

Cute Card Thursday #482: Pinks
Crafty Gals Corner #127: Vintage
Little Red Wagon #398: Cats or Dogs
Crafting by Designs: Things with Wings
Fab n Funky #355: Vintage (Top 3!)
Cutie Pie #112: Creatures Great & Small
Dream Valley #158: Square cards only
Crafting When We Can #146: Shabby Chic
Fussy & Fancy #189: Pamper Your Pets
Lets Create #126: Girls, Girls, Girls

Friday, 2 June 2017

One Cool Hombre!

Having a bit of a play with a cute little stamp set from Stamp Anniething I got in my goodie bag from the recent Kit & Clowder retreat. I had the perfect papers to go along with this cool hombre!

Stamp Anniething One Cool Hombre

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Stamp Anniething One Cool Hombre
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04
             Hair: E27  E47  E49
             Hat: YR16  Y21  YR24  E47
             Cactus: YG11  G21  G94  G99
             Yellow: Y11  Y15  Y38 
             Blue: BG53  BG57  BG78
             Red: R24  R27  R59
             Green: YG01  YG07  G05
Papers: American Crafts 'Happy Place' paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares & Rectangles
Other: Burlap ribbon, rhinestones.


Wednesday, 24 May 2017

King for a Day!

A quick card using some new crafty things; Nuvo Aqua Flow & Crystal Drops plus some new magazine freebie stamps.


Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Enchanted Collection magazine freebie
Colour Mediums: Card: Copic R29
                             Background: Nuvo Aqua Flow Azure Blue
Papers: Watercolour paper, cardstock
Other: Mustache washi tape, Nuvo Ivory Seashell Crystal Drops

Friday, 19 May 2017

Critters of the Past

Got some time to play with my new dies & stamps from Lawn Fawn. I love this cute little dino set, I had to search high & low to find it though! Check out this tutorial to see how I created the background with dies & Distress Ink!

Lawn Fawn Critters of the Past

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Lawn Fawn Critters of the Past
Copics: Trees: G12  G05  G19,  E35  E57  E79
             T-Rex: YR21  YR24  E35
             Stegosaurus: R24  R29  R59  C7,  R11  R20  R22  R05
             Brontosaur: E71  E74  E77  E79
             Pterodactyl: BV31  BV02  BV13
Papers: Cardstock
Dies: Lawn Fawn Critters of the Past dies, Grassy Border & Stitched Hillside. Impression Obsession Clouds for background.
Other: Gathered Twigs & Salty Ocean Distress ink, green brads.