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Saturday, 24 December 2016

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Merry Christmas Box of Christmas Cards Tutorial


Hello all hope you are all ready for Christmas only 3 more sleeps, all our Grandchildren are so excited.
Sorry I haven't been around much to visit your blogs it has been hectic here and I've not been feeling too well.
I am sharing a Tutorial I did for The Inspirers, a box of cards it is on Crafters Companion Blog today HERE
I loved making these, I used Silver mirri card Centura Pearl card, Nordic embossing folder Sara's Signature Traditional Christmas Merry Christmas die, I absolutely love it!!!
The embossing folder is from the Nordic Collection Diamond Snowflake and ribbon from my stash.




Challenges

Crafty Gals Challenge - Anything Goes.
A Snowflakes Promise - Anything Goes, /  With Optional Theme Winter.
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - Must Be Christmas or Christmas Card / Anything But A Card


Thank you so much for stopping by

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Friday, 16 December 2016

For Someone Special / New Year At Winter Wonderland

Hello all hope you are well and looking forward to your forthcoming Christmas break.

Today see's the start of another challenge at Winter Wonderland, our theme is For Someone Special / New Year.

For my card I have used Sara's Signature Collections Traditional / Contemporary Christmas



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CHALLENGES

Aud Sentiment Challenge - Christmas For Your Love + Sentiment
C.R.A.F.T Challenge - Christmas.
Crafting With an Attitude - Anything Goes.
Crafty Girls Creations - Always Anything Goes.

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Saturday, 10 December 2016

Seasons Greetings


Morning all hope you are looking forward to a lovely weekend

I am sharing a card I have made using the Free gifts in the Crafters Inspirtation Magazine 12,

I have used a 6 x 6 craft card I used some of Sheena Douglass's stamping card , I created the background with distress inks, Shaded Lilac, crushed Olive and  Tattered Rose and  stamped seasons greetings to  background.

I stamped the birds and holly and coloured with Colorista Pens Magenta Umber and Maple, finishing off withe ribbon from my stash and Merry Christmas stamped sentiment.



Crafters Companion products used-




Challenges

Creative Moments - Anything Goes.
Crafting With An Attitude - Anything Goes.

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Monday, 5 December 2016

Crafters Companion Blog Hop For Mental Health


Crafters Companion are hosting a online Crafternoon and a Blog Hop in aid of The Charity Mind for Mental Health this is a fantastic charity and very close to my heart having both parents suffering with Dementia, sadly my Dad past away three years ago. Mums dementia is progressing and heartbreaking to see, she doesn't know who I am she recognizes  my face but that's all.
It's a brilliant idea  hosting a Crafternoon .

There will be raffle tickets to buy too we would love to raise as much as we can for a very worthy cause,so please join us we would love to see you there.








IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BUY SOME RAFFLE TICKETS CLICK THE LINK BELOW




For my card for the blog hop is made using Sara's Signature Collection Traditional and Contemporary  Christmas.

The blog Hop runs from 12pm 5th Dec to 5pm Friday 9th Dec
Visit all members in the blog hop and leave a comment for your chance to win a die/ stamp/ element from the project that has been made. 












Julie Woolston You are here, now go to Donna Mosley




Thank you so much for joining in it means so much






Sunday, 4 December 2016

Frame It / Night Scene

Hello all hope your having a lovely weekend, I am here to share a card with you for Winter Wonderland Challenge HERE, apologies if you have been trying to enter the challenge we had a few technical glitches, we are all sorted now.

Our theme for this challenge is Frame It / Night Scene 
  Our sponsor for this challenge is The Paper Shelter
they are offering a $15 Voucher to the lucky winner.

My background and image are from our wonderful sponsor, sentiment and Snowflake are from Crafters Companion.



Challenges

A Bit More Time To Craft - Always Anything Goes.
Animal Friends Challenge - Must Have An Animal.Anything Goes.
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Anything Goes Christmas / Holiday.
Crafting Musketeers - Anything Goes.
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge  - Anything Goes With Pattered Paper.
CraftyHazelnut Christmas Challenge Extra - Anything Goes Christmas

Thank you so much for stopping by  and hello to my new followers.





Sunday, 27 November 2016

All Hearts Come Home For Christmas

Hi all hope your well and having a good weekend.

I am sharing my 3rd card publishes in Making Cards Magazine, using Die'sire Dies Christmas Edge'ables from Crafters Companion.
I used the Decorated  Tree and Bauble Trio, to make a stepper card and using Contemporary Christmas Papers and finished off with a sentiment using Sentimentals stamp set Vintage Christmas.



Products Used 






CHALLENGES

Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything Goes.
Crafting With Friends - Anything Goes.
Creative Fingers Challenge - Anything Goes.

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Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Christmas Reindeer


Hope you are all ok hugs if you need them.

I am sharing my second card I made for Making Cards Magazine

I used Signature Collection Contemporary Christmas papers matted and layered onto silver mirri card  the gorgeous dies are Die'sire Christmas  Edge'ables  Reindeer and Star of Wonder. the sentiment is the Sentimentals range Vintage Christmas - Friends and family.








Challenges

Artistic Inspirations - Always Anything Goes.
Crafting From The Heart - Always Anything Goes.
Craft Your Passion Challenge -  Always Anything Goes.
Dream Valley Challenges - Winter Animals.

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Thursday, 17 November 2016

Oh You Party Animal


Morning all hope your well.

I am sharing my DT card for The Inspirers.

Using  The Catitudes CD

I printed off one of the Card Companions to create a Diorama card, 

The bow and roses are also on the CD in the embellishments section.


Products used

CHALLENGES

Creative Moments - Anything Goes / Twist Thank you / Give Thanks Optional.
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes Challenge.
Sunny Day Crafting - Always Anything Goes.

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Wednesday, 16 November 2016

May Christmas Fill Your Home With Love


Hello all hope your well and having a good week, I feel slightly better than I was so fingers crossed.

I can share my cards that were in last momths Making Cards Magazine,
Here is one of the cards I made using Die'sire Christmas Edge'ables Festive Stocking and Festive Wreath and Signature Collection Contemporary Christmas papers



PRODUCTS USED






CHALLENGES

A Snowflakes Promise -  Anything Goes.
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - Anything Goes.
Craft Your Passion Challenge - Always Anything Goes.

Thank you so much for stopping by






Monday, 14 November 2016

Happy Birthday


Hello all hope your well, I've had to go back to Drs today more antibiotics, this infection does want to leave me .

I am sharing my DT card for The Inspirers using Sara's Signature Collection Birthday PARTY,

I have used papers from the 12 x 12 Scrapbook paper pad, Core'dinations card for matting and layering, using the Balloon Trio dies  and Birthday Wish die to add decoration, the flourishes are from Signature Collection Together Forever Graceful Swirl die.



PRODUCTS USED










CHALLENGES

Craft Your Passion - Always Anything Goes.

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Friday, 11 November 2016

REMEMBER


Morning all today I am sharing a canvas I have done a  DT project for the Inspirers a Poppy Canvas.
In memory of all who fought for what we have today....

I have used a 6x6 black canvas and painted over with black Gesso, I used  Leonie Pujol texture stamps to  add some texture with white gesso.

To make the Poppy's I have used Sheena Douglass perfect partner Victorian Floral dies and stamps with Spectrum Noir Aqua Tints.



Products Used ...










CHALLENGES

Aus Sentiments Challenge - Anything Gos With A Sentiment
Crafting With An Attitude - Anything Goes.
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes.
Little Miss Muffet Challenge - Always Anything Goes.
Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge - Anything Mixed Media Goes.


Thank you for stopping by.