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Showing posts from July, 2013

I do like to be beside the seaside ....

Well what an eejit I am ..... scheduled my post (for Wednesday) and forgot to convert it from draft to scheduled post .... sometimes I dispair of myself .... so now it's Friday and I am 2 days late for the Crafty Creations Challenge with my DT entry. I recently fell in love with the new release from Pink Petticoat, Beach Cottage pattern pack as the colour palate is very delicate and I desperately need to make a sea themed card for my dads upcoming birthday. I have layered some papers cutting different edges using my edgerability dies and used one of the sentiments from Tiny Seashore sentiments ... Had so much fun making the card, that I used the same papers and made another one with a similar layout but a different sentiment .... However not sure I will give my dad either of these cards, so will have to print off some more papers and make another set of cards ;) I am entering my card in to the following challenges: Cut it up - Summer Stamping with dragon - o

Christmas in July

This week over at Polka Doodles we are trying to get you organised for Christmas .... uuummm, never sure that will ever work for me!!! I have used all the fab papers and embellies from the NEW Angleberry Christmas CD to make my card. I designed the template myself as really wanted to make a mittens card, don't know why I did, but I did .... This is my card as it stands up but I have designed it so that it flat to go through the post and fits in an A5 envelope (see below) .... I have also embossed all the edges and the top of the mittens with a mini dots folder and the mittens have been embossing using a snow flake folder ... Here is a side view so you get a better idea of how it stands .... Why not pop over to the Polka Doodles challenge blog and join in with us .... who knows it might get you (like me) to become a little more organised for Christmas !!!! lol I am entering my card in to the following challenges: As you like it challenge : Fancy Fold - this i

BINGO with a difference

It's Tuesday which means it's a new challenge over at Twisted Tuesday . . . .  THE CHALLENGE We want to see a letter on your creation (other than the letters in your sentiment) THE TWIST We also want to see a number on your creation.  Here is my card for this weeks challenge: Papers: Pebbles Inc, Sunnydays Alphabet: Dobblebug Inc Flower stickers: Heidy Grace Spellbinders Lable die Marianne butterfly die Gems: MEI I took the opportunity to use loads of my "precious bits" up to make card but have to admit, have loads of other "precious bits" still to use .....!  I am also entering my card in to the following challenges: Emerald Fairies - Happy Birthday The Cutie Pie Challenge : pretty in pink Scrapbook Stamp Society : use a butterfly Craft your passion : Happy Birthday Have a great day everyone, Lou x