Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Christmas Cards All Year Round - March

This months challenge on
is mostly green and snowman
I have used an assortment of snowmen
Two were pre-coloured images the rest I coloured using ProMarkers
All the paper is from my stash that I have had for ages
so sorry cannot remember makes
Struggled with this challenge hence why I only made them tonight!
Green is not my choice of colour to work with lol.

Monday, 29 March 2010

Friday Sketchers Challenge 95

This sketch comes from the Friday Sketchers challenge
I have turned the sketch round
(hope that is ok)
On the base card I have stamped the House Mouse stamp
'Mudpie Contented' using pearlized ink pad
The papers are all from the local craft shop
The main image is the House Mouse stamp
'Birthday Cupcake'
Coloured using some Promakers
and a little bit of glitter
Sentiment was done in word and flowers from stash

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge 24

This week on Mo's Digital Pencil Cathy has come up
with a wonderful sketch to follow
The image has been coloured using my tria markers
Then cut using my circle spellbinder dies
The papers all have come from my local craft shop
The sentiment was done in word then again cut
using my spellbinder dies
I love this image of Mo's

Sunday, 28 March 2010

One Card Five Challenges!

Dotties World - Step into Spring
Pollycraft - Sparkly Things
Simon Says - Spring & Glitter
Sketch from Sketch Saturday
Secret Crafter - Pink, Green and Flowers
This card has been design using the sketch from the Sketch Saturday Blog
The image is one of the Front & Back collection from Charmed Crafts
Dotties is coloured using my Letraset Tria Markers
Then cut out using my Spellbinders Circle Cutters
These were also used to cut the sentiment which was made using
the Quickutz Letterpress
Paper are all from my stash as are the gems
The beautiful flowers were from some blog candy I won
My sparkly bits are the gems, and glitter on flowers and down the strips of paper
Thanks for looking

Saturday, 27 March 2010

One Card Four Challenges!

Cards for Men challenge is simply 'Happy Birthday'
Sketch I have followed is from Sketch and Stash
My Time to Craft - Make it Manly
Cute Card Thursday wanted dimension!
This card using a new download image I brought from
I printed him firstly onto some blue paper
The 3 times onto plain white card
I coloured him using my Letraset Tria markers
Then cut him out so I could decoupage him and add dimension to the card
All the papers are from my new All About Men Papermania pad
The sentiment was done in word
Thanks for looking

Sunday, 21 March 2010

Simon Says and Secret Crafter Challenges

The challenge on Simon Says is St Patricks Day/A Little Green
The Secret Crafter Challenge is Spring is Sprung
The image is a House Mouse stamp called 'O Lucky Day'
I have coloured him using my trusty Letraset Tria Markers
I have cut out the shapes using my Nestabilitles
Sentiment was printed in word
Gems came from Hobbycraft
Flowers are blog candy I won
Thanks for Looking

Saturday, 20 March 2010

Dotties World - Add Ons

The challenge on Dotties World this week is add ons
You have to use
3 flowers
2 brads
1 button
1 charm
The image on this is a pre-coloured Holly in the Garden
I have cut her out using my nestabilities
The papers, flowers, brads and button are all from the
Docraft Goodie bag
I got the other month
The three flowers I decided to layer up into one multi coloured flower
(hope this still counts)
The butterfly charm has been in my stash for ages
Thanks for Looking

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

No Much Card Making Time

Just thought I would drop a quick note as I have not had much time for crafting this week
Its being one of 'those' weeks too much to do and not enough hours to do it in
Hopefully be back doing some more at the weekend
Hope you are all having a better week than me!

Saturday, 13 March 2010

Dotties World & Cards for Men

Dotties World Challenge Pastels & Brights
Cards for Men - Paper Piecing
The challenge on Dotties World set by Adele is Brights or Pastels
So I have used Mickey and coloured him with my Tria Markers
I have done one card with brights and the other pastel
I am quite amazed at how different it makes the same card look
I have paper pieced the images and mounted them on silicon glue for depth
Some of the papers have come from my new papermania pad
'Its a Man World'
The rest is all bits from my stash

Sunday, 7 March 2010

Sketch Saturday - 93

This sketch is from Maya over on
I love the layout of this sketch
but I am not happy with my finished card
I feel something is missing but I am not sure what?!
The image is a lovely freebie from Motivet
I have coloured him with my Letraset Tria Markers
The papers are from the Forever Friend Parfait Pad
The text was done in word
Then cut using Nestabilitles on my Epic 6 as was the rectangle

Cute Card Thursday - Lucky Green

The challenge on Cute Card Thursday is Lucky Green
The ideas is to have Green as the main colour but other colours are allowed
The image is one of my House Mouse stamps
I have coloured him using my
Brilliance Pearlized ink pads with water brush
The circles were cut by drawing around the
inside and outside of my adhesive tape!
The base card is green
The green leaf paper is from the Forever Friends Parfait Pad
Flowers from my stash
Finished with gems in the centre

Simon Says- Mothers Day/Girly

Simon Says - Mothers Day/Girly
This mothers day card is for another of my friends
The image is from Victoria Case
She is coloured using my Letraset Tria Markers
The papers are from the Forever Friends Parfait Pad
The text was done in word
Then cut using my Epic 6 & Nestabilities
Circles was cut after drawing around my Tape!

My Time To Craft - Just For Mum

The challenge on My Time To Craft is


I have made this card for a friend
The image is from Karen's Doodles
I have coloured him using my Tria Markers
The Square and the mats behind have been cut on my Epic 6
using Nestabilitles and my Quickutz Cookie Cutters
The papers are from the Quickutz Pad
Last Month Docrafts Goodie bag and a Pad for Men
Ribbons, Flowers, Brads and Buttons
are also from last months Docrafts Goodie bag
The text I did on by Brother Labeller

Feeling Grey and Distressed!!!

This card covers too Challenges
Both of which I have found a real challenge
(I suppose that's the idea lol)
The first challenge is the Pollycraft one this fortnight its to use distressing
I find this really difficult as I tend to be a nice clean line person
I have done some tearing on all the papers
The other challenge is from the Secret Crafter and this is to use Shades of Grey
the only other colours allowed are skin and hair!
Again I struggled with this as I kept wanting to add just a little colour!
The image is Pollycraft Download 'Ginger Tea'
She is coloured using my Letraset Tria Markers
The papers I have used were a set I brought from Hobbycraft
but I cannot remember the make sorry
The black piece of paper behind Ginger is from B&Q's
and is a piece of wallpaper!
I finished the card with some black gems in the centre of the flowers.

Saturday, 6 March 2010

Birthday Card !

This card has been done using the colours from the challenge on
and the sketch I have followed is from
The image is called 'Between' and comes from Mo's Digital Pencil
I have coloured it using
my Letraset Tria Markers
The circles were cut on my craft robo
Sentiment was done on word
Flowers from my stash
The ribbon came on a box of smellies!
Pearlized hearts came free with a magazine
Gems were from Paper Mill shop
Thanks for looking do check out the challenge blogs
lots of inspiration there

Monday, 1 March 2010


This card was done using the sketch on the Sketch & Stash Blog
The papers are from my stash and are papermania ones
The image is my new stash from Bugaboo Stamps
Coloured using Letraset Tria Markers
Finished with a bit of free hand doodling and gems
Do check out the blog there are some great cards on there
Thank you Sketch & Stash for having me as the GD this month