Sunday, 31 October 2010

Neils 50th Birthday

This is another card for my neighbour that I made for a friend
I used an image from Bugaboo
Thats coloures using pro markers
The sentiment was done on my PC using word
The verse I used was
'As you reach fifity its good to see the years have been kind to you..
..guess it must have been the weekends that did all the damage!'
This card is for the following challenge
Sketch Saturday - Sketch that I followed

Neils Birthday

This card I stamped using an image and sentiment from my Murry set
I used stazon black ink and coloured him using my pro markers
He is matted onto silver card
The piece below has been embossed using my Big Shot and Sizzix texture plate
The checked paper came from a Goodie bag
Rest of the paper are from my stash
This is for my neighbours 50th Birthday
This is for the following challenge:
Friday Sketchers - the sketch I have followed
Thanks for looking


This card uses an image from the Flippin Men series
brought it ages ago and forgot about it!
Used a piece of acetate that I got from a QVC set
Mounted the image using 3d foam
The verse inside the card reads
Men chase golf balls when they get too old to chase anything else!
This card is for my Brother-In-Law whose a golfer
The is for the following challenge:
Cute Card Thursday - to use transparent/clear element
Thanks for Looking

Happy Halloween Anniversary

For this card I have used a image from Mo's Digital Pencil
(I forgot I had it used it in January then forgot about it!)
I have used Autumnal colours for the season and
as this is for my sister and brother in law who married
on the 31 October 1992
(and no they are not quite this old but fun to wind them up!)
The papers come from my stash
Flowers are from pro craft
I have coloured the image using my pro markers
Sentiment was done using my brother labeller then mounted on the same as the mat
This is for the following challenge:
Passion for Promarkers - Best Friends
Sketch N Stash - Forgotten Stash was the image
Mo's Digital Pencil - Pick a Season - I chose Autumn
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I've Got My Mojo Back :)

The challenge on Christmas Cards All Year Round for October is
Stitching Faux or real and Distrss the Cards is some way.
All of my cards have faux stitching on them done using a fineline pen
I am not very good a distressing things so on each one I have done torn paper.
Most the paper I brought a few years ago and they have been sat in my stash.
Sorry cannot remember any makes
The two cards at the bottom use some toppers from Kanban
The card in the middle at the top has glittered snowflakes that came free with a magazine
Thanks for looking
For the following challenge:
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Stitching & Distressing

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

70th Birthday Card

This card using an image from Bugaboo Stamps
As it for a special birthday I have made this an A4 size card
I have coloured the image with promarkers
Added some glaze to the balloon and Gus's glasses
The number was cut using my craft robo
Checked paper was from a goodie bag
Blue and red paper came from Paper Mill
Sentiment came with the set of Bugaboo stamps
This is for the following challenges:
Cards for Men - Anything goes as long as it's male
Pollycraft - Follow the sketch

Sunday, 17 October 2010

HMS Fearless

This card uses a photo of HMS Fearless.
This is for my very dear friend who served on this ship in his navy days.
The papers are from my stash some I think came from a kit from QVC.
I have used black and silver card to mat
The sentiment on the outside of the card reads
'At your age people expect you to be calm, dignified and sober..'
inside it just says
'Disappoint them!'
This card is for the following challenge
Cards for Men - 'Happy Birthday'
Thanks for looking

Saturday, 2 October 2010

Birthday Witch

This card uses a brilliant digi image, I downloaded from Bugaboo
The image was printed on to smooth white card, then coloured with promarkers
The glitter card has been forgotten in the bottom of my stash for ages
The paper with writing on comes from a Cricut Paper Pad I got cheap in the sales
This card is for one of my best friends birthday
inside I have used the sentiment that came with the image:
If the Broom Fits - FLY IT!
This card is for the following challenge
Sketch N Stash - New Item Digi Stamp, Forgotten stash glitter card.