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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Hello Baby Girl

The image is from Bloobel's Tiny Baby".  Coloured with copic pens, I have printed the image twice, fussy cut the whole image once and then the baby to lay in the hand. 

Every time I see this image I think of the song "He's got the whole world in his hands"

The baby has been layered with 3d dimensions onto the hand, which has also been layered with dimensions onto 2 Stampin up papers, I've added lace, ribbon, flowers and leaves together with a stamped sentiment to complete the card.

Inside I added more ribbon and a poem.

Entered into:
Outlawz Paper ALaMode - Make it Pop
Fab n Funky - Floral Embellishments
Simon Wednesdays - Pop it Up
Penny's Papers - Anything Goes
Card Mania - Shabby Chic


Bugaboo's "fld Chocolate" has a great sentiment, like so many of their other images.  I've kept it simple, colouring with copic pens and square cutting, adding lots of mats.

Entered into:

Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Naughty or Nice - Framed
Doing Life - ATG Create with TLC

Southern Girls Challenge - Spots and Dots 21/9/17

Calling all Aussie and New Zealand  , Southern Girls is havingDT call
Details can be found at:

I've gone spotty and dotty for this challenge.

Our sponsors are: 
Lacy Sunshine


Krafters Cart

I received this very cute image from Lacy Sunshine, called Lisbeth Daffodil.  Coloured with copic pens and fussy cut, I have used a white pen to put dots on her shirt and the daffodil.

All the papers are from Stampin Up.  Dies used are the Happy Birthday sentiment, stitched squares and a dandelion edging.  I've added little yellow flowers to complete the card.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Christmas Flamingo

This cute Flamingo is from "Imagine That", I've coloured it with copic pens and fussy cut.

Using papers from my stash I have made a gift card holder and layered the flamingo on the front.

Entered onto:
CHNS Christmas Extra
Imagine that Playground - Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T Challenge - Christmas
Crimbo Crackers - Pets
Outlawz Festive Friday - Christmas

Altered Notebook Cover

The image for the monthly progressive challenge at Outlawz this month is Cat by Ann Fenton.

I've coloured the cat with copic pens and fussy cut, layering on 2 patterned papers from Stampin up and ribbon.  Adding a little diecut label for a name and some flowers to complete the cover.

Entered itno:
Outlawz Monthly Progressive Challenge
Dragonfly Dreams - Patterned Papers
Show us your Pussies - Anything Cat related 
Through The Craftroom Door - Anything Goes

Monday, September 18, 2017

Thinking of You Card

Something totally different today.  Using stampin up products I have inked a piece of white cardstock, then added some water.  Finally, when it had dried I stamped some flowers over the inked background.

Then I remembered I had a tree in my stash with matching colours, so added the tree and the sentiment to complete the card.

Entered into:

Additcted to Stamps - Stamp a Background
Creative Craft Cottage - Get Well/Thinking of you
Sparkle and Glitter with Rick - Anything Goes optional Clowning Around

Friday, September 15, 2017

The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Stitching Real or Faux 15/9/17

Two great sponsors this fortnight at The Crafter's Cafe:

Prize of 2 images

Prize of 3 images

"Kitchen Robot 2 2015" from Rick St Dennis features of this Birthday card.  Coloured with copic pens, The stitching is faux (I use perforated paper to make holes then draw lines between the holes)  A little wooden cake with 3d paint and heaps of glitter complete the card.

Entered into:
Naughty or Nice - Framed
Double D - Glitter
Glitter n Sparkle - Anything Goes
Casology - Cake
Tuesday Throwdown - Happy Birthday

"Mindy" from Sheepski features on my Christmas card, coloured with copic pens and diecut with a stitched die, I have then hand stitched using a whip stitch with green and silver thread.

Entered into:
613 Avenue Create - Distress 
CHNS - Christmas Extra 
Crafty Animals - Anything Goes 
Show us your Pussies - Anything Goes
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Animals

Thursday, September 14, 2017


This card features an image from Ike's World, called "Castle".  I've only highlighted the shadows of the castle with grey copics, adding some brown for the pathway and greens for the foliage.  diecut and layered onto black card base.

Entered into:
Outlawz CAS - something beginning with your first initial (C for castle)
Penny's Papers - Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Flora/Fauna or Nature
Ike's World - Anything Goes

Gingerbread Men

Christmas card this morning made with Kaisercraft diecuts, papers from my stash and some silver ribbon.

Entered into:
ABC Christmas - Trio
Paper Creators - Simply Christmas
Outlawz Festive Fridays - Christmas
Brown Sugar - Once Upon a Time - The Gingerman Story
Daring Cardmakers - International Literacy Day - The Gingerman Story

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Teddy and Ladybird

A simple card with a cute image from Bugaboo, "Teddy Block" coloured with copic pens and each square cut and layered onto polka dot card.  No sentiment this time, just a little note card.

Entered into:

AAA Cards - Creatures Great or Small.
Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes 
Jo's Shack - Anything Goes

Baby Boy

A bright card for a Baby Boy, freaturing an image from Beccy's Place called Cat.

Coloured and fussy cut, the teddy etc are all diecuts, the papers are from Bo Bunny.

Entered into:
Beccy's Place - Anything Goes
Connie Can Crop - Anything Goes
Creating from the Heart - Anything Goes
Through the CraftRoom Door - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Heart


Some photos taken at the Werribee Open Range Zoo.  I have used pieces from Ameliescrap's kit called Paprika and inspiration from a sketch at Sketches in Thyme.

Entered into:

Sketches in Thyme
(PIN)spirational - Photo Inspiration - Giraffe
Try it on Tuesdays - My Friend, human, animal, imaginary

Monday, September 4, 2017

Digitally Made Challenge # 5 - Autumn/Fall - 4th September, 2017

We have a sponsor at Digitally Made this month, "We are 3".

I have used a picture of  apples and the driveway to the apple orchard we visited one Autumn on my layout plus  We are 3 - Digital Papers, Sentiment the little tags were made using one of the digital papers, all from "Pumpkin Delight Kit"

The other elements were all in my computer stash from Creative Wings and Artisan Designs.

Friday, September 1, 2017

The Crafter's Cafe Challenge -Boys will be Boys 1/9/17

Three great sponsors this fortnight over at The Crafter's Cafe.

Prize will be individually designed for the Winner.
Prize £9/$15 Voucher
Prize 3 images

I was lucky to be able to design projects images supplied by Polkadoodles and QKR.

This little notebook features "Soda Pop Boy" from Polkadoodles.  I have coloured him with copic pens and fussy cut and layered on to blue paper.  The sun and Beach House are from Flourish with a Bling.  A little type title completes the cover.

Here is a card with two images from QKR, the "Little Boy with Balloons" I have had for a while, but I was able to get "Boy in Window" for the challenge and I just had to use them together.

Entered into:
Simon Says Monday - School or Study
SOS Challenge - Favourite Season (Summer)
Digi Choosday - Anything Goes
Crafty Cards - At the beach

Both images have been coloured with copic pens, the window image has been handcut, the balloon image diecut.   Yellow cardstock embossed, typed sentiments complete the card.

Entered into:

Pearly Sparkles September Challenge - Fur and Paws

Imagine That's "Fishing Bear" features on this card, coloured with copic pens and die cut.  I have added a stamped sentiment and gems to the fish.

Entered into:
International Art and Soul - Layer it up
4 Crafty Chicks - Anything Goes
Try it on Tuesday - Stitch it  (stitching dies)
Sparkles Monthly - Birthday
WW Open Designers Challenge - Anything Goes

CHNS Patterned Paper Challenge for September, 2017

Simple CAS card today using Catherine from Robyn's Fetish Store.

Catherine has been coloured with copic pens and fussy cut, layered on to lace patterned paper.  Sentiment complete the card.

Entered into:
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges - Quick and Easy
Simon Says Wednesday - Anything Goes 
Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Anything Goes 
Glitter n Sparkle - Anything Goes