Wednesday, 11 April 2018

New Home

A couple of friends moved house this month so I wanted to create a simple but fun card as a welcome to their new home.


Card ingredients:

Dies: Apple Blossom Ornate Window Die & stencil
Other: Nuvo Embellishment Mousse (Cosmic Brown & Mother of Pearl), twine, flowers, sequins, rhinestones, house chipboard.

Special in every way

A recent make, just for fun.

The Paper Shelter Sunshine

Card ingredients:

Stamp: The Paper Shelter Sunshine
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: Y21  YR23  E35  E37
             Dress: BG70  BG10  BG11  BG32
             Hat: YR000  YR00  E95  RV23
             Flowers : Y13  Y17  YR14, E33  E37  E18
Papers: Create Paper Bloom paper pack, cardstock
Other: Lace, flowers, doily, pearls

Friday, 23 March 2018

Treasure Hunt

I loved this cute image from the Paper Shelter and thought is would make a really cute scene with one of the backgrounds from and old Kit & Clowder monthly class (January 2016). It took me a while to figure out colours but am so happy with the final result!

The Paper Shelter Treasure Hunt

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
Hair: E07  E09  E18  E49
Top: R35  R46  R59, W1  W3
Pants: BG93  BG96  BG99  G99
Boots/Belt: E11  E08  E09, C3  C5  C7  C9
Hat:  C3  C5  C7  C9  100
Bird: R35  R46  R59, Y11  Y15, B12  B06
Map: E50  E51  E53  E33, BG000  B00, E43  E44, YG23  YG63  YG37
Gold: Y11  Y15  Y26  E27
Wood:  E31  E35  E57  E79
Spade: C1  C3  C5  C7
Tree: E43  E44, YG23  YG67  G99
Sand: E50  E81  E53  E84
Sky: B12  B14  B16  B18  B39
Clouds:  BG000  B00
Water:  BG45  B16  B12  E81 E84

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

You are amazing!

Playing around with my pencils on kraft to create a simple card with the focus on the sentiment. This card is for a special and incredibly talented friend who created the masterpiece pet portrait I gave to my Dad for his birthday.



Card ingredients include:

Stamp: Kit & Clowder freebie
Prismacolor Pencils: Pinks: 1014  930  195  937
                    Purples: 1083  956  932
                    Greens: 289  1020  1097
Other: Vintage Photo Distress Ink, Nuvo Crystal Drops (crushed grape & sweet lilac), twine

This is the pet portrait that was created using mixed media (and yes this was hand done!)

70 years young!

So my wonderful, hard working father turned 70 this week so I had to create him a special card with a different fold, as he loves all of the wonderful creations that I make him. This time I went with a tri-fold shutter card. Needless to say that he loved it too!

Mo Manning Mo's Digital Pencil Fixer Boy


Mo Manning Mo's Digital Pencil Fixer Boy

Card ingredients include:

Stamp: Mo Manning Fixer Boy, Timeless Moments (magazine freebie)
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair: E25  E59  E49
             Overalls: W3  B93  B95  B97
             Belt: E11  E13  E08  E09
             Hat: R22  R24  R27  R29
             Top: G00  G02  G05
             Tools: C3  C5  C7
Papers: Basic Grey 'Bowties' paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Memory Box Man Tools, Die Versions Socket
Other: white & chrome embossing powder, twine, wooden numerals

Reach for the Star*s

I finally found some glow in the dark embossing powder, but I didn't realise that it would emboss clear so I'm playing around with how to use it.


Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Lawn Fawn Upon a Star & Out of this World
Dies: Enjoy the journey trees, Lawn Fawn grassy border, Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Squares
Distress Oxide Ink: Seedless Preserve, Faded Jeans, Black Soot
Other: White & glow in the dark embossing powder

Baby Girl

The impending arrival of a much awaited first child was imminent so I got creative and came up with this sweet little card for the little girl.

Lili of the Valley Rocking Horse

Card Ingredients include:

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Onesie: RV11  R83  RV34  E04
             Horse: W00  W1  W3  W5
             Mane: W7  W9  100
             Rockers: E31  E35  E57  E79
             Background: YR30  E50  E51 
Papers: Kaiser Craft 'Pitter Patter' paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Memory Box Banner Parade, Die Versions A little mint alpha, Paper Smooches Onesie
Other: Shabby Pink embossing powder, lace, twine, button, ribbon, pearl strand, doily, flowers, pearl brad.

Lili of the Valley Rocking Horse

Sunday, 4 March 2018

Hey There!

Somehow I ended up with 6 kids at my place, so I hid in my studio with the door shut and create this sweet little scene with one of my new digis!

The Paper Shelter Kitty Acrobatics

Card Ingredients:

Copics: Skin:  E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: R32  R35  R39  R59
             Overalls: BV20  BV23  BV25  BV29
             Top: BG70  G00  G02
             Socks: BG70  G00  G02, B60  BV000  BV00
             Kitty: E50  E31  E35  R32  R35
Paper: Hunkydory Boutique Chic paper pack, glitter cardstock
Dies: Lala Land Heart Border
Other: Nuvo Crystal Drops in Caribbean Ocean, Sweet Lilac & Ivory Seashells), flowers.

Friday, 2 March 2018

Sweet Day

Having a play with this gorgeous, sweet new digi from The Paper Shelter and coloured her up nice & bright. I then made my own background paper with Distress Oxides and Nuvo Embellishment Mousse.

The Paper Shelter Mad About Goodies

Card ingredients:

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: RV23  RV25  RV19
             Purple: RV63  V15  V17  V09
             Green: G00  BG34  BG72
             Chair: C3  C5  C7
             Background: BV31  B60  C00  B0000, E50  Y23  Y26
Paper: Cardstock, watercolour paper
Distress Oxide Ink: Seedless Preserve, Peacock Feathers, Fossilized Amber, Worn Lipstick
Other: White embossing powder, Royal Aubergine Nuvo Embellishment Mousse. twine, lace, flower, metal heart brad.

The Paper Shelter Mad About Goodies

I'm playing along with:

Dream Big

I love getting my hands on craft magazines, not only for their endless inspiration, but also for all of the great freebies. I used some new freebies to create this.


Card ingredients:

Stamp, embossing folder & die: Boho Chic magazine freebie
Distress Inks: Faded Jeans, Peacock Feathers & Seedless Preserve
Other: twine, flower.

Saturday, 24 February 2018

You're Purrfect

Today I got the chance to have a good play in my studio & this is what I came up with.

http://www.thepapershelter.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=449

Card Ingredients:

Stamp: The Paper Shelter Oh My!
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: E43  E44  E47  E49
             Jumper: E95  RV23  RV25
             Pants: V91  V93  V15  V17
             Timber: E31  E35  E57  E59
             Bow: B000  B53  B57  B78
             Cat: E41  E43  E44  E47
             Background: E50  E51  E53, B0000  C00  B60  BV31
Paper: Create Paper 'Love Notes' paper pack
Other: Gathered Twigs Distress Ink, Pearls, flowers, wooden crown, ribbon, lace, doily.

http://www.thepapershelter.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=449

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Dew Drops

Another month passes by, another Kit & Clowder class done. This time it was one of the freebie classes and it was all about dew drops. I was amazed with this quick class and how simple yet effective these little drops are! The results speak for themselves.

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Plant dreams, grow miracles

I'm a subscriber to Krista Smith for her gorgeous artwork. This was one of the digi's in her latest release, and I love it so much!

Saturated Canary (Krista Smith) House Plant

Card ingredients include:

Stamp: Saturated Canary (Krista Smith) House Plant
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  E15  R20
             Hair: YR02  YR07  E09
             Dress: B60  B21  B32  B34
             Apron: W00  W1  W3
             Gloves: C3  C5  C7
             Pot: YR16  YR18  E15  E18
             Leaves: G82  G94  G99
Papers: Kaiser Craft Blae & Ivy paper pack, cardstock
Other: Gathered Twig Distress Ink, wooden leaves, flowers, pearls, burlap, twine.

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Dream Catcher

A recent make with some new stamps (digi & rubber).

Saturated Canary (Krista Smith) Quiet, Kaszazz Dream Catcher Uncut

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Saturated Canary (Krista Smith) Quiet, Kaszazz Dream Catcher Uncut
Copics: Skin: E00  E11  E04  E09  R20
             Hair: B32  C5  C7  C9  100
             Dress: V01  V15  V17
             Feather:  R02  YR02  E08
Papers: watercolour paper, cardstock
Distress Ink: Carved Pumpkin, Broken China, Seedless Preserve
Other: White embossing powder, Nuvo Crystal Drops
         

Racing by to say Happy Birthday

It's my sister-in-law's birthday this week and this is the card I made for her.

Saturated Canary (Krista Smith) Afterburn

Card ingredients:

Stamp: Saturated Canary (Krista Smith) Afterburn
Copics: Skin: E50  E21  E15  V95  R20
             Hair: E07  E09  E18  E49
             Top: G000  G12  G14  G19
             Shorts: B00  BG02  B04  B16, Y17  YR16  YR18
Papers: Basic Grey Kneehighs paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Spellbinders Standard Oval
Other: flowers, Ebony Black Nuvo Crystal Drops