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Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Nutshells Design team call


Whilst blog hopping i found this super gorgeous image and a sketch to follow and they also have some Fabulous candy on offer, the blog is called "Nutcrafters-Nutshells" they have some gorgeous stamps that are super cute, and designed by the talented
Katie and Colette





above is the fab sketch which has been designed by there First DT member Nikki
Thanks Nikki I will definitely be using this one again


For my card I have used the cute image provided,My DP are from DCWV Nanas Kitchen, these are gorgeous glittered papers the photo dosn't do them justice.the flower gems I found in my stash,The flowers were punched with the xcut punches, and my Image was coloured with copic Ciaos,

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

ASFOS Challenge 53 - Lace


Over on ASFOS Our challenge this week is to add Lace to your card

I decided to have another go at making another one of these fab cards that deb makes,but with something a little different inside.


I have added a litle notebook and Pencil

(It's quite plain but I like it)

















Our sponsor this week is Stampavie. They have kindly given us the two below Leere Aldrich stamps for one lucky player. Not only that there will be a few surprise craft items in your package too! Thank you Michelle for arranging this fantastic prize!





I would also like to thank our wonderful guest this week Sandra MacLean for her Gorgeous card

Our Dt have also made some amazing cards for your inspiration just click on the banner on the side bar to take you over to visit.








Supplies: DP K& Co Blue Awning
SU cardstock
all images are from Whiff of Joy
Prima Flowers
Lace Kindly sent to me by Nikki
Cricut
Everything else is from my ever growing stash







Monday, 25 May 2009

Whimsy Challenge - Summer

Well It's monday and time for another Whimsy Challenge - WHOOOHOO! Today's theme is summer, anything you want to do that represents summer!! So, I decided to take my whimsy duck on a little holiday(just humour me a little)Lol. The front of the card has my ducky paddling at the beach,(lucky Ducky). The inside I have created 2 pockets with photos of where the lucky Ducky has also visited.
Please stop by the Whimsy Challenges site and see what the rest of the Design Team did for the challenge, there is some serious eye candy there, and you don't want to miss it!
Also, why not play along? You don't have to use a Whimsy Image but if you have them, why not use them - you will get an extra chance in the draw if you do! And, there is a fabulous prize up for grabs this week for the lucky winner.



Supplies:DP MME
Chipboard and Buttons from stash
Whimsy Duck
Core'dinations card stock and sandpaper
Copic Ciaos to colour

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Challenge 52 - Happy Birthday A Spoon Full of Sugar !

Woooo Hooooo!!! Today is our birthday.. Yes, over on ASFOS we are 1 years old!!
We want you all to join in the fun this week so our challenge is a nice easy one. We would like you to create a card for a Celebration..... any celebration will do... Birthday, Anniversary, Baby Announcement.... anything goes!

We have lots of fabulous prizes this week! Our very generous sponsors this week are: Whiff of Joy, Whimsy Stamps, Roses on Paper, Nutcrafters and Silly Monkey Crafts. Yes that's right 5 lucky people can win a prize this week! The winners will be chosen next Tuesday. If you would like to be in with a chance of winning one of these fantastic prizes show us your fabulous creations!
For my card this week I decided to make my mam something a little different for her birthday this year. I have seen these gorgeous cards on Debs blog and decided to give it a go,The little pocket on the side holds 2 charms for her bracelet .


We have 2 special Guest Designers this week Deb and Marlou. We are all thrilled that they could both return to join us for our birthday challenge! We love your gorgeous creations and it means so much to us that you could both be with us this week!



We are so happy with the success of our challenge blog and a year on we still have a consistent high number of players each week. We thank all our loyal players and wonderful sponsors for your continued support. It really does mean so much!


Last but not least we thank our wonderful DT team. They truly are the best and not only do they make the most fabulous cards each week but are greatest bunch of girls to work with. Please know we love you and truly appreciate you all!








Supplies: Dp ~ K & Co Hannah
Prima Flowers
rose bud
Buttons Brads Ribbon and gems from stash
Copic Ciao's
Nestabilities






Monday, 18 May 2009

Scrapmagasinet Challenge 11





This week over on scrapmagasinet there is a fab sketch to follow from Heather,if you Don't have any Scrapmagasinet Images head on over to the Scrapmagasinet Online Store and pick some up. Lisbet is having a great sale!!!


For my card I have used
DP is Basic Grey Marrakech
Prima Flowers coloured with Copic Ciao's
Everything else is from stash.

As with all the challenges at Scrapmagasinet one lucky player will have the chance to win $250 NOK stamps from the Scrapmagasinet Online Store.so why not pop over and join in.

See you all tomorrow with my DT card for A Spoon Full of Sugar

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

Spoon full of Sugar meets the Sugar Bowl


The Theme this week over on A spoon full of sugar is
Buttons Galore
We would love to see Buttons on your work.
Our wonderful sponsor this week is Lori from Scrappopotamus


Our Wonderful and talented Guest Designer this week is Deb, Thanks so much for your Gorgeous card Deb

For my card this week I have used My new Sugar Nellie stamp called Fragile beauty isn't she gorgeous!! I have coloured her with the copic ciaos.DP is basic grey, flowers are prima which i have coloured with the copics,Buttons from stash.

I am also going to enter my card into the Sugar bowl challenge where Marlene has created a fab sketch for us to follow, with the options to use buttons.

Our Dt have also made some amazing cards for your inspiration just click on the banner on the side bar to take you over to visit.

Monday, 11 May 2009

Whimsy Stamps Challenge 3 Flowers

The theme this week is Flower Power! Create a card or project using flowers in some way. You can use floral papers or stamp a background using floral images or add flowers as embellishments. Get creative using flowers and show us your "flower power." The blog candy prize for this challenge will be the winner's choice of any one stamp from the entire Whimsy Stamps collection! ,
Denise has changed the prize eligibility rules a little bit for this challenge. If you choose to play along and don't use a Whimsy image you will still have a chance at the prize. However, if you do use a Whimsy image on your creation, which of course is what we would like to see, you will be entered into the drawing twice! So, no Whimsy image you get one chance but use a Whimsy image and you get 2 chances! Sound fun?!
Well I went a little bit different this week and decided to make a small gift bag,I used my Nesties to cut the front and back pannels out of MME DP
I used the cute Whimsy owl again, this has to be one of my fav stamps.
The flowers are made with the xcut flower punch.

You can see the current challenge and all the fabulous design team samples by clicking here.Hope you can all find some time to play along this week.
To see the complete line of Whimsy Stamps, click HERE!


Tuesday, 5 May 2009

A Spoon full of Sugar ~ Touchy Feely




Our Challenge this week Over on the spoon full blog is Touchy Feely,We would love to see some texture on your cards,

For my card this week I have used My Hanglar stamp coloured with Copic Ciao, the DP is BG Wisteria (this paper is gorgeous) I have stitched seed beads into the centre of my flowers for the texture bit of my card, I will try and get some better pics later on, the weather here is damp and miserable at the moment.

Xcut punch for the flowers and some papermania gems.

Hope you find time to join in this challenge we had an amazing response to our last challenge.

Our Dt have also made some amazing cards for your inspiration just click on the banner on the side bar to take you over to visit.