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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Robyn's Fetish Challenge #279 - Square Cards Only - 30 August, 2015

Our Sponsor this week is
PRIZE: the winner’s choice of 3 digital stamps from the ANGIE’S DIGI STAMPS STORE

I chose Petticoat Bear for my square card.  It is only small 4x4 inches.  I kept everything to a blue/yellow colour combo.

The bear has been coloured with Copic pens, some blue ribbon down the side and a blue crochetted flower in the corner, no I did not make it.  A small sentiment completes the card.

DT Call at Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog check out this link 
for further details.  Great Team!

Also check out the Robyn's Fetish Facebook Page
 for a great challenge with prizes 

Entered into:
Crafty Cardmakers - No patterned Papers 
Crafting 4 Eternity - Weather
Sister Act - Cards Only - Anything Goes

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Perfect Pair

The image on today's card is called Perfect Pair and can be found at Robyn's Digital Stamps and More.  I have coloured the pears with copic pens, fussy cut and layered with 3d squares. A typed sentiment and a heart charm complete the card.

Dream Valley - Add a Charm
Daring Cardmakers - Feeling Fruity
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Friday, August 28, 2015

Brown Sugar Challenge #161 - Make the SENTIMENT big, 28 August, 2015

The sponsors this week are

Di's Digi Stamps


SLS Lines 

I was asked if I would like to make a card from SLS Lines, called "Man with rubber ducks", could not resist this image, knew exactly what I would do when I saw him.

Anyone that has children, ashould know these lyrics and they just suited him so well.  Coloured with copic pens, and fussy cut.  the little ducks have been mounted with 3d squares.

I typed the sentiment straight onto the blue cardstock. 

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Weird and Whimsical at Lacy Sunshine

Belinda Unicorn Girl features on my door hanger.  She was the freebie so generously offered this fortnight.

I have coloured Belinda with copic pens, her hair is pink and mauve (the mauve is a bit hard to see the the photos.  Lots of glitter, right down to the sparkle in her eye.  Using black cardstock for the hanger I hand embossed with my scorboard, placing glitter dots randomly over the pattern.  A die cut butterfly and typed words complete the door hanger.

Lacy Sunshine - Weird and Whimsical
Melon Headz friends -  Hand Coloured image
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes/Girls Night Out

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Robyn's Fetish Challenge #278 - Use a Digi - 23 August, 2015

Our Sponsor this week is
PRIZE: a $10 voucher to the FRED, SHE SAID DESIGNS STORE

I chose "Doodle Flower Trio with Butterfly/Flowers" for my use a digi card this week.

This kit comes with lots and lots of images, some as a scene and others as single images and also in different sizes.

Created with colouring and paper piecing, I had lots of fun creating this card, first I created the background using the scene provided and then added the butterfly extra stems, flowers and leaves, printed this scene onto white card, and coloured with copic pens.  I then printed the butterfly and flowers on some designer paper more than once.

Layering these designer paper images to create the 3d scene you now see below. 

With the butterfly I cut different parts of the wings for more 3d effect.

Flowers layers

Side on view gives some idea of the different layers and colours used.

Entered into:
The Crazy Challenge - Paper Piecing
Try it on Tuesday - Sending you Flowers
Crafts 4 Eternity - Summer
Through the Craft Room Door
The Corrosive Challenge - Utterly Feminine

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Pixel Time

Time to play with some pixels today.  These photos weretaken whilst on holidays earlier this year.  I have no idea who the couple in the photo are, but it was nice the lady was wearing red.  I think it is OK to include them as they are not recognizable.

This tree and there were several, have the brightest of bright cascading bunches of  red flowers.

  And this one a brilliant green (see the seed pods?

 Pixel and Paper - Photo Inspiration

Friday, August 21, 2015

Brown Sugar # 160 - Buttons and Bows - 21st August, 2015

Our sponsor this week is 
Sami Stamps

I have used Sami Stamps Fairy Mushroom Collection.  I printed the image on patterned paper, and coloured the stalks, grass and vine with copic pens.

The image was also printed on plain paper, which I coloured with copic pens and fussy cut the mushroom tops, which have been attached with Stampin Up hexagons.

I have added 3 buttons, 3 little bows and a silver sentiment to complete the card.

 Brown Sugar # 160 -  Buttons and Bows - 21st August, 2015

Entered into:
Natalie and Amy - Buttons and Bows 
C.R.A.F.T. - Fantasy
Penny's Papers - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
Vi's Sweet Ideas - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes

Thursday, August 20, 2015

F is for Fashion - B is for Bookmark

This fortnight the challenge at Ike's World was fashion, and there was a freebie of Sherlock Holmes on the blog posting.  I can't be the only person who thought great image for a bookmark.  So here it is!

I coloured Sherlock with copic pens and fussy cut (been doing a lot of that lately), then adhered him to some designer paper, I have added some braid to the top of the bookmark, that should stop it sliding out of the book.

And a sentiment completes the bookmark.

Ikes World - F is for Fashion
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes 
Crafting from the Heart  - Anything Goes

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The Crafter's Cafe #130 - Shaped Card - 19 August, 2015

We have two sponsors this week
Announcing a new sponsor at The Crafting Cafe

 My Stitch back in Twine


Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps and More

My card this week features an image called "Crafty Darcee" and it is going to a crafty friend for her birthday.

Darcee has been coloured with copic pens, fussy cut and mounted with Stampin Up hexagons.  I have added flowers and gems to the border diecuts that I have used to shape my card.  Inside the card I have attached a flower from Flourish with A Bling.

The Crafter's Cafe #130 - Shaped Card - 19 August, 2015

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Robyn's Fetish Challenge #277 - Use a Doiley - 16 August, 2015

Our sponsor this week is
PRIZE: the winner’s choice of 3 digital stamps or a $10 digital stamp gift card

I chose "Banan Split" for my card this week.  Coloured with Copic Pens, we have Banana, Strawberry and Choclate icecream, covered with cream and red shiny cherries (thanks to glossy accents)

The doiley is a die cut, the designer paper is called sweet treats.

Ripe red cherry

 Robyn's Fetish Challenge #277 - Use a Doiley - 16 August, 2015
Simon on Wednesdays - Food and/or Drink
One Stitch at a Time - Anything Goes with Sweet Treats
Choosday - Punches/Dies
Creative Corner - Food

It's Snowing

"Candy Cane for Snowman" is the free image of the month at From The Heart or August.  I decided to go with an aqua and purple colour scheme for my card, I have shaded the snowman with grey and added some blush to his and the birds cheeks, just because I think you get rosey cheeks being out in the cold.  I use a die to create the pattern at the top and bottom of the image, mounted onto mauve and aqua cardstock.  Silver snowflakes, white liquid pearl and clear kiddy glitter for snow.

From the Heart - Image of the month
CHNS - Snowflakes
CHNS - Christmas Extra 
Live and Love Crafts - Blue
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - No Designer Paper
Through the Craft Room Door - July/August Christmas non traditional Colours

Please Don't Eat the Daisies

The image on my card is from The East Wind and is called "Summer Lovin" coloured with copic pens and diecut.  Mounted on designer paper and black cardstock.  The yellow flowers are hand made.  To complete the card a red bling heart has been added to where there is a heart in the image.

The East wind - You ought to be in Pictures (Please don't eat the daisies - starring Doris Day and David Niven)
Berry71bleu - August - Yellow Mood
Crafts Galore - Anything Goes in August

Fun at the Beach

The Imagine That image for this month is "Beach Blanket Girl", I have used the precoloured versions in the set.

I digitally created the background using the sun and water background from the set, then I added the 4 surfboards and beachball to the sand.  Lastly adding the umbrella and the girl on the blanket to the background as well.  I also printed out the umbrella top and the beach ball again.  Fussy cut the umbrella and used a round punch on the ball, adding both with 3d squares.  The sentiment in the sky is also included in the set.

Entered into
Imagine that DOM Challenge - Beach Blanket Girl
Melonheadz - Include a Sun
Eclectic Ellapu - By the Sea
Naughty and Nice - Fun in the Sun
Creatalicious - Summer Fun at the Beach

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Happy Birthday

I made this for a little girl's 1st birthday.  The image is from Bugaboo, "Rainboot Bugs".

The image has been coloured with copic pens and mounted onto a step card.  I have added diecut leaves and vines, stamped candle, fussy cut.  Add small foam butterflies, the mushroom and the flowers are from Flourish with a Bling.  I continued with the embellishments inside the card.  Both the child's name and inside sentiment are silver stickers. Alsolots of glitter.

I have blurred the name

Moo Mania - Embellishments
Seize the Birthday - Anything that flies
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie - Cute and Girly
Sparkles Monthly - More than one fold
ABC Challenge - P is for Pink

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Sproutnator LS Super Hero

Who or what is Sproutbnator LS Super Hero, why she is the adorable image from Lacy Sunshine for this week's challenge.

I have used mainly yellows copics to colour her.  Making her my Winter is coming to an end hero.  Spring is coming, the wattles will bloom and the daffodils will pop up through the earth and the butterflies will be in abundance.  And then Summer will arrive with all it's glorious sunshine and warm weather.
Count down is on for the 1st day of Spring (18 days to go).

Lacy Sunshine - Superhero
Fussy N Fancy - Summer
Crafty Cardmakers - Warm Colours/Summer
Glitter n Sparkle - AnythingGoes

Fab n Funky - Things with Wings

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Add a Feather

This little card features an image from A Day For Daises, "Bird Blooming", it was the freebie this fortnight on their blog. The challenge was to add a feather, now if I was more organised I would have been able to find my feather die (found it too late- had not even unpacked it, so goes life when I am busy. So I had to rethink my card. The image has been coloured with Copic Pens and fusssy cut and attached with Stampin Up hexagons. I digitally created a background sentiment and feather, printed on DP.

A Daisy A Day -  Add a Feather
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
Penny's Papers - Anything Goes

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Robyn's Fetish Challenge #276 - Things with Wings - 9 August, 2015

Our Sponsor this week is
PRIZE: a $12 gift certificate to the SAMI STAMPS STORE

Things with Wings is the theme this week, I chose "Bird Beauty" for my card. Coloured with Copic pens and then die cut, I have used 3d squares to mount onto some designer paper. I then used a DP for the Love strip at the bottom of the card.

 Robyn's Fetish Challenge #276 - Things with Wings - 9 August, 2015

Entered into:
Sami Stamps - Use 2 Designer Papers
Clear it Out - Anything Goes/Stash Anything Goes (paper)
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
ABC Challenge - O is for Open - Anything Goes

Saturday, August 8, 2015

The Crafter's Cafe #129 - The Great Outdoors - 12 August, 2015

Our Sponsor this week is


The team got to use 2 images from Karleigh Sue for this challenge.  I used both, with the polka dot bow and the mushrooms, they just seemed a perfect pair.

Coloured with copic pens and fussy cut, I have used two DPs the top one is glossy, hence the shine in the photos.

With Adriana's Owl, I printed and coloured a second bow which I layered with 3d squares, I keep saying squares, but they are hexagons from Stampin Up.  I find them easier than squares, no idea why!

With "Toadstool Elf" I printed and coloured the little mushrooms and also attached them with the hexagons.  I added a Hi sentiment, which is on a tag that has been folded in half and sits up from the card.  Also added a mushroom from Flourish with a bling.

Sorry about the glare in the photos, but the vines are green.

 The Crafter's Cafe #129 - The Great Outdoors - 12 August, 2015

Entered into:
Crafting for All Seasons - Bright and Beautiful
Sister Act - Cards Only
V's Sweet Ideas - Anything Goes

Friday, August 7, 2015

Brown Sugar # 158 - Anything Goes - 7th August, 2015

Two sponsors this week forour Anything Goes Challenge

Di's Digis

My Besties

I chose to use an image I had from D's Digis called Blossom Teddy. Coloured with copic pens, I have added glitter, flowers and a coloured sentiment (coloured with copics) to complete my small 4x4 card.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

The Crafter's Cafe #128 - Use Torn Paper - 5 August, 2015

Our Wonderful sponsor at The Crafter's Cafe this week is

A& T

I have used Ally and Beeble on my card, coloured with Copic Pens and fussy cut.  I also printed the image onto the patterned paper.  This shows up in all the little fine parts of the drawing, down the edge of the flower stem, her hair and the beetle's antennae.

Tore the patterned paper and layered it onto polka dotted paper, flowers and a butterfly complete the card.

The Crafter's Cafe #128 - Use Torn Paper - 5 August, 2015

Big Changes coming to the Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog - hop on over and meet some of the design team.

Entered into:
Emerald Fairies - Favourite Colours (at the moment Pink and mint green)
The Crazy Challenge - Fairies
Choosday - Embellish It

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Robyn's Fetish Challenge #275 - Use Kraft Cardstock on your Card -2 August, 2015

Our sponsor this week is

 PRIZE: 3 images of the winner’s choice from the

 Theme is “Use Kraft Cardstock on your card.”  Could be an embellishment, a border, die cut punched, coloured.

The image I chose to use is called "Scarecrow with Pumpkins"

I have chosen to use the Kraft Cardstock as the card and also I have printed the image on Kraft Cardstock and used colouring pencils to colour the image and then fussy cut.  I have added some diecut fences and grass to complete my card.  First time I have tried this technique, it does take longer to do but I really like how the pumpkins turned out.

Robyn's Fetish Challenge #275 - Use Kraft Card Stock on your Card -2 August, 2015

Entered intio:
The Corrosive Challenge - Dies (grass and fence)
Fab N Funky - No Patterned Papers
Curtain Call - Photo Inspiration - Orchard (took inspiartion from grass, wooden furniture and the produce)
Our Creative Cormer - Mexico Moods Part 2 ( the colours in the photos)

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Country View for August and it is Summertime.

So excited today, to bring you a card I have made for a Guest Designer spot I won at Country View.
The theme for August is "Summer Time".  My favourite time of the year, I love the long hot days, the balmy nights.  Summer for me is bright coloured gardens with blooms in all shades.

My card features a fairy from FaeryInk.  Coloured with copic pens and fussy cut.  The papers are from Close to My Heart, from their Summer Tastes and Blossom range.  Gorgeous rich colours, I have used a doiley die on the orange paper to create a background for the fairy, then layered it onto the floral paper and more orange.

The sentiment is a silver sticker which I also coloured with copic pens.

Entered into:
Paper Creator's Crafts - Die or Punches (Doiley is a die)
Simon Wednesday - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes

CHNS Patterned Paper Challenge for August, 2015

Happy 3rd Birthday card features an image from Polka Doodles called "Drummer Troy", coloured with Copic Pens and fussy cut.  The papers are from Kaisercraft "Mr Fox Collection"

On the inside I reversed the patterned papers.

CHNS Patterned Paper Challenge for August, 2015

Entered into:

Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes

Sister Act - Cards Only Anything Goes
Crafts 4 Eternity - Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Anything Goes

Digitally Sweet August Challenge - Celebrations

Our Sponsor this month is


I've used Lunagirl Celebrate 2 for my digital celebration postcard.    The background and elements are from Retro Designs "All that Glitters"

Join us this month at Digitally Sweet for our August Challenge - Celebration