Monday, 21 November 2011

Card for a child

Good evening everyone. I made this card today using the free digi download from Nutcrafters. I am entering it into their challenge -a card for a child. With that in mind I've gone all girly. The main colour is pink with lots of bling. I love getting all girly and sparkly -difficult in my house with all the boys and testosterone around! They'll all be finding bits of glitter and gems in their hair and clothes tomorrow- lol!!! Hope you like it....

Products used:

  • Dovecraft Christmas fancy paper
  • Dovecraft Rose tinted Christmas self adhesive ribbon
  • Prima flowers, coloured with promarkers
  • Nutcrafters Christmas Angel image coloured with promarkers
  • Lily of the valley - Christmas sentiments stamp
  • Ribbon fron
  • Cousin -Crystazzi crystal gems
  • Stickles in Icicle, purple and golden rod
  • Glamour dust (on wings)

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Nutcrafters -A Christmas card or project for a child
Sparkles Christmas Challenge -Angels
ABC challenge -D for Dazzle
Crimbo Crackers Challenge -Make it sparkle
Creatilicious challenge -make it sparkle
Sundays with Chrissy -non traditional colours

Sunday, 20 November 2011

Embossed Penguin Card

Evening all! Its late but just had to catch up with strictly, x factor and I'm a celebrity! Hope you like this card. I made it originally for the crafty pads 'white on white' challenge but missed the deadline! whoops! I also wanted to use pink gems sketch. I found white on white quite difficult as I kept wanting to add some colour! I tried to keep it to a minimum and have mainly used embossing for texture. I've entered this as usual in to a few challenges, below.

Products used:

  • Pink Gem Stamp - Penguin
  • Papermania embossing folder - A silent night
  • Marianne design die cutting stencil -LR0126
  • Promarkers
  • Glossy accents
  • Papermania shimmer dots
  • Crystal stickles
  • Papercellar gems
  • Card, paper and peel offs from stash
Thanks for looking!


Sunday, 6 November 2011

Christmas Easel Card

Continuing on the Christmas theme...I really need to get my Christmas cards done, I send so many each year and can't believe that Christmas is now only weeks off. I have created this card using the following:

  • White card blank 14.5cm x 14.5 cm
  • Red, green and pink card to matt and layer image
  • Dovecraft Christmas Fancy papers
  • Images stamped using Memento Tuxedo Black ink
  • Personal Impressions Christmas Bears, by Lindsay Mason
  • Great Impressions G350 stamp       
  • Coloured with promarkers in: Pine, Warm Grey 2, Powder blue, Apple, Cocktail Pink, Tulip yellow, Sandstone and Henna.
  • Embellishments: Dovecraft Fancy Snow self adhesive ribbons, Woodware Fluffy Stuff, Flower soft -Polar white, Glossy accents,  Cristal Glamour dust, Card designer -Laser cut snowflakes and punched snowflake using x-cut snowflake punch, Papermania shimmer dots.

I constructed the easel card and used the backing papers as a background. I stamped the Teddy Bear stamp then masked it to stamp over the village scene. Next I matted and layered the stamped and coloured images onto pink then red and green card. I used  ribbon wrapped around the matted and layered base and attached to the card. I also attached a piece of ribbon as show to the base and stamped a sentiment onto a rectangle of white card and attached this with sticky fixers to give some dimension and also so that the card will stand up as shown in the picture. I used glossy accents on to the sledge to give it some shine and paper pieced the bears hat and scarf with co-ordinating paper. I gave the impression of fur on his hat by using flower soft. I used fluffy stuff on the house roofs and the trees to look like snow, I glittered the laser cut snowflakes with glamour dust and punched a silver snowflake out of paper with my punch. All of the snowflakes have been embellished with shimmer dots. The whole card is quite glittery although it may be difficult to see in the picture! I love the colours of this card although I wasn't sure at first as they are not the usual Christmas colours. I am going to enter this card into the following challenges: