23 September 2017

Dino Friends

Hi & welcome to my blog. Today I am here to share with you, my latest creation for My Time To Craft. We have a fabulous theme for you this fortnight. I will admit one I thought would be really easy, but I did struggle with this. Even tho like everyone else I have hundreds of dies. It wasn't until our youngest Katie asked for a dino card for her friend who is struggling at Uni. Being away from home is not suiting them at all. Poor loves. So I have our Katie to thank for this make lol...

Our theme for the next fortnight is.....

DIE CUTS ONLY

no images of any kind, just dies....you can use a stamp for your sentiment tho!


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Aud Sentiments- two word sentiment
2 Crafty Critter Crazies- add a critter

Colouring Mediums
Promarkers words in black
Dino's eyes- black

Papers & Embellishments
;green, grey, blue, yellow & brown. card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'Neenah Desert Storm' kraft card by Crafters Companion
My stash- sentiment

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'sun' die cut unbranded
'3 dinosaurs' from the Dinosaur set by First Edition
'grass tufts' die cuts from the 'freshwater friends' Die Cut Essentials set
'mountains' die cuts unbranded
'5" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fabulous 'die cuts only' creations the DT have made to help inspire you.
I will be back on Tuesday with a creation for a new DT I was asked to join...Yay me xx
Take care 
Hugs xx


21 September 2017

Crayon Bee

Its time for me to share my latest Digital Delights inspirational creation with you.
 I have also decided to use this make as my DT creation for 'If You Give A Crafter A Cookie'  who for the next fortnight have a fabulous cookie to inspire you. You can find this cookie here or at the end of my post. 

So make sure you pop over to 'If You Give A Crafter A Cookie & check out what fab creations the team have made & also our fab sponsor 'Digital Delights'



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Brown Sugar- back to school
Pattie's Creations- school days
Crafting With Dragonflies- special occasion (back to school)
Scrap N' Challenge- back to school

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Crayon Bee' by Digital Delights
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell words in brown
Bee- blush, cinnamon & medium flesh
Eyes- sky blue & prussian blue
Hat & suit- cool grey 4. payne's grey, cool grey VI, tulip yellow, dark cadmium yellow & orange glaze
Wings- phthalo blue & sky blue
Top crayon- pink pearl, middle purple pink, light magenta, lilac & violet
Bottom crayon- apple cider, olive green yellowish, pear green & earth green yellowish
Top book- primrose, light yellow ochre, sunset & middle cadmium red
Bottom book- primrose, light yellow ochre, sky blue & helioblue reddish
A- red rooster, dark red & middle cadmium red
B- surf blue, helio turquoise & cobalt turquoise
C- tulip yellow, dark chrome yellow & dark cadmium yellow

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Chalkboard' 12 x 12 stack by Crafty Sensations
'red' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania 

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'5" square white card blank'

This fortnights cookie....


Thank you for stopping by today, I hope you have a great day & I will see you again on Saturday
Take care
Hugs xx


20 September 2017

Reindeer Ellie

I'm back again, twice in one day & then you don't see me for a week lol....typical!!

Its that time again when I share with you my latest creation for Inspiration Destination. We have the fabulous 'Paper Nest Dolls' sponsoring us for the nest fortnight. So make sure you enter our 

ANYTHING GOES

challenge this fortnight for the chance to win!!!

I just loved this super cute image as soon as I saw her...what do you think? Cutie....right?



I've had this Sizzix tree die cut for absolutely ages & this is the first time I have used it lolol!!


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Try It On Tuesday- my friend

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Reindeer Ellie' by The Paper Nest Dolls
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell words in brown
Ellie
Skin- blush, cinnamon & medium flesh
Hair- daffodil bloom, bistre, brown ochre, burnt ochre & light yellow ochre
Dress- hot pink & caput mortuum violet
Bows- oasis, helio turquoise & cobalt turquoise
Ears- tan, brown ochre, blush, medium flesh, light flesh, praline, van-dyck brown & nougat
Scarf- pastel blue, phthalo blue & middle phthalo blue 
Boots- pastel blue, middle phthalo blue, phthalo blue, dove grey, cobalt blue, light ultramarine blue & sky blue
Bauble- agean, prussian blue, gold & burnt ochre
Kitty
Body- warm grey IV, warm grey III, warm grey II, blush & cinnamon
Ears- praline & van-dyck brown
Bell- gold & burnt ochre
Holly- holly
Berries- berry red
Ground- cobalt turquoise, cobalt green & light cobalt turquoise
Tim Holtz distress inks
colour distressing done using 'salty ocean'

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Merry Magic' by Dovecraft
'blue' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white' colouring card from Ryman's
'tree' die cut using colour-core card stack by Co'ordinations
'distressed edges' done using my thread cutter
My stash- sequins & 2mm gems

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'Seasons Greetings' mini die cut by Tattered Lace
'cross stitched rectangle' die cut unbranded
'pine tree' die cut by Sizzix (trunk coloured using tan Promarker)
'6" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & check out what fab creations the Dream Team have made to help inspire your 'anything goes' creations.
I will be back tomorrow with a brand new creation to share with you
Take care
Hugs xx


Book Of Little Monsters

Here's my first post of the day, please pop back later to check out my latest make for Inspiration Destination
But anyhoos, I'm here to share my latest inspirational piece for 'Sheepski' So make sure you pop over to Andrea's Facebook page & check out all the fab images to DT have used.

Our eldest daughter Danni, has just gone back off to Uni & we probably won't be seeing her again until Christmas 😞 with her being 'Harry Potter'  'Lord of The Rings' those kinda things, I thought this image was perfect to send to her as a good luck in your second year.



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
613 Avenue Create- distress it
Come & Get It- fantasy
Pile It on- scales or feathers
Kitty Bee Designs- fantasy/fairytale

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Book of Little Monsters' by Sheepski 
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell words in brown
Boy
Skin- blush, dark flesh, medium flesh & cinnamon
Nails- ivory
Hair- raw sienna, dark sepia & burnt umber
Book- raw umber, brown ochre & dark sepia
Bat thing- burgundy, red violet, ice grey 5, black & paynes grey
Bear thing- cyan, prussian blue, phthalo blue & magenta
Alien thing- bright green, permanent green olive, permanent green, cold grey III
Shadows- cold grey V, cold grey IV & cold grey III
Tim Holtz distress inks
colour distressing done using 'tea dye & antique linen'

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Travel Notes' by First Edition
'burgundy' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'Neenah Desert Storm' kraft card by Crafters Companion
H- from the 'large Scrabble tiles' stamp set by Creative Expressions
ELLO- from the 'small Scrabble tiles' stamp set by Creative Expressions

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Scrabble tiles stamped using Memento 'Tuxedo Black' ink
'distressed edges' done using my thread cutter
'C6 white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, I will be back again tomorrow with another creation to share 
Hugs xx


9 September 2017

Always Be A Mermaid

Its Saturday, which means time for me to share with you my latest creation for My Time To Craft.
I just wanted to send all my love, to those people who are suffering because of hurricane Irma. Stay strong & stay safe xx

Our theme for this fortnight is....

UNDER THE SEA

mermaids, fishes, shipwrecks, all those little beasties you find in rock pools etc....



Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Dream factory- splash
Sweet Stampers- clean & simple
Simon Says Stamp- stamp it
Dream Valley- use stamped image

Images & Colouring Mediums
Images- 'mermaid & sun' from 'The Sea View' collection by Sheena Douglass
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell words in brown
Mermaid
Skin- blush, dark flesh, medium flesh & cinnamon
Hair- daffodil bloom, van-dyck brown, bistre & brown ochre
Jewellery- gold & burnt ochre
Bra- amethyst, delft blue & mauve
Tail- heather, dark indigo, blue violet, manganese violet, purple violet, amethyst, delft blue & mauve
Sun- pastel yellow, dark cadmium yellow
Cloud- warm grey II & warm grey I
Rocks- icicle. cold grey IV, chromium green opaque & earth green
Panpastels
Sky- turquoise,  turquoise tint, dairylide yellow, ultramarine blue & ultramarine blue tint

Papers & Embellishments
'blue' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'white' colouring card from Ryman's
My stash- silver mirri card

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'5 x 7" white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, I hope you have a great weekend. Stay safe & I will be back soon with another creation to share with you
Take care hugs xx