Monday, 16 May 2016

Guest Designer for Cutie Pie Challenge!

Hi I'm back again. Posting three weeks in a row, I know you're thinking that's unusual for me. Well I'm a happy bunny and just had to tell you that my card was picked as one of the top three in the March Challenge at The Cutie Pie Challenge . Lisa from the blog asked if I would make a card using one of the sponsor's, 2 Cute Ink, images for the Little Extra Cutie-ness inspiration post with the theme Escape To The Country . I chose Sweet Horse which is so cute and here's my card...

A close up shot....

Card Ingredients.

6" x 6" Card Blank- Craftwork Cards.
Stamps- Digi- 2 Cute Ink Sweet Horse. Inky Doodles Just Because (bird and heart circles).
Sentiment- Lindsay Mason Designs Everyday words Happy Birthday.
Papers- LOTV Sunnyside Up (retired)
Card- Shades Ombre from Create and Craft.
Pens- Copic Ciao and Sketch.
Dies- Tattered Lace Essentials Pin Dot Circles. Spellbinders Scalloped Circles. Magnolia Doohickeys Lovely Fence. La, la, land Stitched Tabs.
Ribbon- Crafty Ribbons.
Flower- Dovecraft Paper Blossoms.
Button- docrafts.
Other Stuff - DecoArt Glamour Dust in crystal. Wink of Stella in clear.

I'd like to enter the following challenges:-
The Ribbon Girl May 'Any Image' Challenge
Sparkles Monthly Challenge #80- Animal Magic
Little Miss Muffet Challenge #137- Anything Goes
Glitter 'N' Sparkle Challenge #188- Ribbon or Lace
Classic Design Team Open Challenge #02

I'm grateful to The cutie Pie Challenge Team for the chance of being a Guest Designer today. Thanks, you lovely people for picking my card!
Well that's it from me and you never know I might be back again in a week :D. Wishing you all a happy crafting week.

Debra x 

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Girl on a bike. Crafting by Designs Pink & Girly Challenge

Hi everyone. I’m back with the new weekly Challenge at Crafting by Designs. This week it’s a lovely Challenge, Pink and Girly. Well most of my cards are girly so this was an easy challenge!

The sponsor this week is:-

Prize:- 2 Single Digi Images

I chose All Dressed Up's Girl on a Bike. I ended up colouring this twice as I forgot it was supposed to be pink so I’ve got two cards to show you.

A close up shot of the image....

and the other card....

Card Ingredients ( for Pink Card)
6” x 6” card blank – Craftwork Cards.
Digi stamp- All Dressed Up Girl on a Bike.
Sentiment- LOTV set 99 Swirly String Sentiments.
Papers- LOTV Up, Up and Away, Pastel Dreams for background. Bonnets and Bowties solids, Romance and Roses for Kites (all retired)
Card- White Linen card from Create and Craft for fence. Create and Craft Ombre Shades card for grass. Pink card for flowers also C & C.
Pens- Copic Ciao and Sketch.
Dies- Tattered Lace Essentials Pin Dot Squares. Memory Box Puffy Clouds and Summer Kites.
La, La Land Picket Fence. Creative Expressions Delicate Garden Frame (flowers). Joy Crafts Grass.
Other Stuff- Wink of Stella in clear and DecoArt Glamour Dust in crystal.

 Different things used for the other card were- Core’dination card for brown fence. LOTV paper Bonnets and Bowties (retired).

I hope you like both my cards today. Do join in the fun with your Pink and Girly cards at Crafting by Designs
I’m off to do more crafting now. So have a great week and I’ll be back again soon.

Debra x

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Anything Goes Challenge at Crafting by Designs

Hi everyone. I hope you all had a great weekend and Bank Holiday for those in the UK.

It's that time again at Crafting by Designs for the ever popular Anything Goes Monthly Challenge. The two generous sponsors this time are...

The East Wind
 Prize- 3 single digis

Prize- 3 single digis

My card today is using an absolutely beautiful image from The East Wind called Aurora Floral Kiss. I must admit I've never coloured an image like this before and I had five attempts colouring it before I felt I'd done it justice. I even had hubby giving me advice on the hair at one point :D.

A close up shot...

and showing the flower arrangements. ...

I put some Wink of Stella on the wooden heart, well you know me and glitter! 

Card Ingredients 
7" x 7" card blank - Anna Maria Designs. 
Paper- Dovecraft Floral Muse.
Card- Creative Expressions blush card. Create and Craft shades ombre card.
Dies- Tattered Lace Essentials Circles.  Spellbinders Grand Decorative Circles. Magnolia Doohickey Heart Swirl.
Sentiment- LOTV Simply Sophisticated set 26.
Inks- Memento Tuxedo Black and Distress Inks Antique Linen.
Embellishments- Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts except the lily and pearl stems from Anna Maria Designs. Wooden Heart from Craftsensations. Voice from Debonair Designs. Seam binding from Crafty Ribbons. Pearls from Andy's Crafts. Wink of Stella in clear. 

Do go and have a look at the sponsor's shops as there are lots of gorgeous digi stamps to choose from and if you enter the challenge you'll have a chance to win some. I'll be back soon with another card for the weekly challenge.  

Bye for now,
Debra x