Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Reindeer Christmas card


A 6x6 white with red and white spotty card. The reindeer names are cut out using a Sizzix die. I have printed a personalised sentiment and cut it with a heart Sizzix die. I have completed the card with a die cut reindeer

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

christmascard - anything goes (unlimited)
dragonflyjourneys -  Christmas in July (unlimited)
eclecticellapu - favourite holiday (unlimited)
lilpatchofcraftyfriends - anything goes (unlimited)
robynsfetish - Christmas in July (2/3)
thatcraftplaceblog - words (2/3)
craftycalendar - Christmas in July (2/3)
hidinginmycraftroom - any holiday (2/3)
mytimetocraft - Christmas in July
brownsugar - anything goes (2/2)
creativecorner - Christmas in July (2/3)
simplypapercraftsforalloccassions - anything goes (3/3)
sisteractcard - anything goes (unlimited)
audsentiments - anything goes (5/5)
craftingwithanattitude - anything goes (3/3)
crafterscafeblog - Christmas in July (2/3)
craftingforallseasons - Christmas in July (2/3)
artisticinspirations - anything goes (unlimited)
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes (3/3)
craftyourpassion - anything goes (unlimited)
creativefingers - anything goes (2/3)
diesrus - Christmas in July (2/3)
fabnfunky - no patterned papers (unlimited)
inspirationdestination - anything goes (unlimited)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
pennys - Christmas in July (2/3)
scrappers-delights - anything goes (unlimited)
craftandsmash - sentiments (unlimited)
craftygirlz - anything goes (3/3)
scrap-creations1. - Christmas in July (1/2)
throughthecraftroomdoor - anything goes (1/2)
creativecraftcottage - anything goes (1/3)
craftytimechallenges = punches or dies (1/3)



Sunday, 26 July 2015

Christmas card with die cut borders


An 8x8in white card matt and layered with blue card and white embossed card. The white card is embossed using a Creative Expression embossing folder. I have die cut the borders and tag using dies from The Sue Wilson Snowflake Border, Corner and Tag set. The tag has been cut in white with a personalised printed sentiment. The tag has been placed on a cut out using a Sue Wilson Die from the Scandinavian Collection - Oslo. I have embellished the card with flat backed pearls.

Challenges I would like to enter with this card:

christmascard - anything goes (unlimited)
dragonflyjourneys - Christmas in July (unlimited)
eclecticellapu - Purplies - Favourite holiday (unlimited)
lilpatchofcraftyfriends - anything goes (unlimited)
robynsfetish - Christmas in July (1/3)
thatcraftplace - words (1/3)
craftycalendar - Christmas in July (1/3)
hidinginmycraftroom - any holiday (1/3)
mytimetocraft - Christmas in July 
brownsugar - anything goes (1/2)
creativecorner - Christmas in July (1/3)
simplypapercraftsforalloccassions - anything goes (2/3)
sisteractcard - anything goes (unlimited)
audsentiments - anything goes (4/5)
craftingwithanattitude - anything goes (2/3)
crafterscafe - Christmas in July (1/3)
craftingforallseasons - Christmas in July (1/3)
craftygalscorner - to die for (1/2)
artisticinspirations - anything goes (unlimited)
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes (2/3)
craftyourpassion - anything goes (1/3)
creativefingers - anything goes (1/3)
diecuttindivas - Christmas in July (1/3) 
diesrus - Christmas in July (1/3)
fabnfunky - no patterned papers (unlimited)
inspirationdestination - anything goes (unlimited)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
pennys - Christmas in July (1/3)
scrappers-delights - anything goes (unlimited)
cas-ualchic - embossing and layers (unlimited)
craftandsmash - sentiments (unlimited)
craftygirlz - anything goes (2/3)
deepocean - Christmas in July (unlimited)

Saturday, 25 July 2015

Birthday card


A quick birthday card today. An 8x8 white matt and layered with blue card and white card with a personalised sentiment printed on it. The embellishments include a die cut 5 and a Hobbyhouse topper. I have layered the topper with a die cut using a Go Kreate die.

Challenges I would like to enter with this card:

pinkgem - birthday wishes
scrappers-delights- - anything goes
crafting-with-friends - anything goes
audsentiments - anything goes 
craftingwithanattitude - anything goes
seizethebirthday - anything goes (must be birthday)
throughthecraftroomdoor - anything goes
notjustcards - anything goes
inspirationdestination - anything goes
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes
lilpatchofcraftyfriends - anything goes


Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Cute card


My new project for the challenge at Creative Moments.
An 8x8in white layered with patterned paper from my stash. I coloured my image using Spectrum Noir pencils then cut out the image a Go Kreate die. I then embellished the card using die cuts to complement the image

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

atcaroundtheworld - anything goes
notjustcards - anything goes
sisteractcard - anything goes

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Congratulations Dafydd


My sons friends past his driving test today. I matt and layered a 8x8 card with brown card and white embossed card. I embossed the white card using an Embossalicious embossing folder, I printed the sentiment and die cut it using a Tonic die. I printed an image of a car similiar to Dafydd's car. Finally I cut stars using a punch and used them to embellish card.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

throughthecraftroomdoor - anything goes
sisteractcard - anything goes
natalieandamy - summertime
inspirationdestination - anything goes
hidinginmycraftroom - lots of layers
creativefingers - anything goes
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes
notjustcards - anything goes
useyourstuff - anything goes
lilpatchofcraftyfriends - anything goes
cardmania - anything goes

Friday, 17 July 2015

Owl teacher card for male teacher


An 8x8 white card card matt and layered with brown card and white embossed card. the white is embossed using an Embossalicious embossing folder. The owl is cut using a Xcut die. I have printed a sentiment and cut it using a Go Kreate die. I have cut stars in gold card using a punch to embellish the card.

I would like to enter the following challenges with this card:

atcaroundtheworld - anything goes (1/3)
audsentiments - anything goes (1/5)
crafterscafe - stars and stripes (1/3)
inspirationdestination - anything goes (no limit)
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes  (2/3)
clearitout - anything goes (1/3)
crazy4challenges - one or more critters
cas-ualchic - embossed and layers (no limit)
crafting-with-friends - anything goes (1/3)
simplypapercraftsforalloccassions - anything goes (1/3)

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Wedding card


An 8x8 easel card. All the dies used for this card are by Cheery Lynn except for the nesting hearts they are Sizzix dies. I matt and layered both the top and bottom with purple then white card. I cut the dies in purple. I embellished the card with flat backed pearls. I printed the personalised sentiment and die cut it with a Sizzix heart die.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

audsentiments- anything goes (2/5)
inspirationdestinationch - anything goes (no limit)
pennys- anything goes (1/3)
atcaroundtheworld- anything goes (1/3)
craftandsmash- sentiments 
craftygirlz- anything goes or summer holidays (1/3)
creativecraftcottage - layer it up (1/3)
thesistersofcraft- anything goes (3/3)
creativecardcrew - die cuts (3/3)
cardmania- anything goes (3/3)
lilpatchofcraftyfriends - anything goes (2//3)




Monday, 13 July 2015

Retirement Card for a Teacher


An 8x8 white matt and layered with patterned paper and white paper with a personalised sentiment. The owl has been die cut using a Xcut die with pink cut and the same patterned paper that I used on the card blank.  The flowers are cut using a Tattered Lace die and completed with embellishments from Hobby House. The sentiment is cut using a Go Kreate die from a nesting set and then layered. This oval has been completed with flat back pearls.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

craftyourpassion - anything goes (1/3)
cutiepie - as cute as a button (1/3)
melonheadzfriends - celebrations (1/2)
notjustcards - anything goes (unlimited)
useyourstuff - anything goes 
lilpatchofcraftyfriends -  anything goes (1/3)
robynsfetish - birds (1/3)
cardmaniachallenges - anything goes (1/5)
craftingfromtheheartchallenge - anything goes (1/3)
alphabetchallengeblog. - k for kind thoughts (no limit)
craftforthecraic - summertime (2/5)
craftycatzweekly - summertime (1/3)
creativecardcrew - die cuts (2/3)
creativefingers  - anything goes (2/3)
glitternsparkle - summer sunshine (1/3)
hidinginmycraftroom - super scrap Saturday (2/3)
inspirationdestination - anything goes (unlimited)
inthepinkchallenge - floral (1/3)
natalieandamy - summertime (2/3)
simplypapercraftsforalloccassions - anything goes (1/3)
sisteractcardchallenge - anything goes (unlimited)





Sunday, 12 July 2015

Brother birthday card


A 8x8 white card with Anna Marie checked card. The topper is by Hobby House, I have die cut a circle to layer the topper. I cut the sentiment using a tag die. I embellished the card with buttons.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

craftyfriends - anything goes
cardmania - anything goes
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes
creativefingers - anything goes
hidinginmycraftroom - super scrap Saturday


Saturday, 11 July 2015

My son is 12 tomorrow!


A birthday card for my youngest son. We have had an awful week after he was involved in an incident in school resulting in him being admitted to hospital overnight. So I am looking forward to a nice family day together tomorrow. One of his favourite hobbies is playing the drums. I matt and layered an 8x8in card with red then white card with a printed sentiment. I cut out a drum image and stuck that on the card completed the card with some punched stars. A very basic card but I'm confident my son will love it.

Challenges I would like to enter with this card:

craftyfriends - anything goes
crazy4challenges - masculine
myshericrafts - child's birthday
inspirationdestination - anything goes
lilredwagon - birthday theme
pennys - anything goes
thesisterhoodofcrafters - birthday
clearitout - anything goes
papertakeweekly - anything goes
throughthecraftroomdoor - anything goes
cardmania - anything goes
artisticinspirations - anything goes/summer
avenue613 - anything goes optional cyoc flags
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes


Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Just for you


My card today is for this fortnight's challenge at Creative Moments. The challenge theme is anything goes/monochromatic. The image I have used is from Angie's Cards and Digis. I have coloured the image using my Spectrum Noir pencils. I matt and layered my 8x8 white. I cut my image using a Xcut Xlarge scalloped circle from a nesting die set. I cut the hearts using a nesting Sizzix set. The sentiment is from a Tonic set. I completed the card using red gems.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

creativecardcrew - die cuts
fattastictuesday - anything goes with a twist in the garden
papertakeweekly - anything goes
throughthecraftroomdoor - anything goes
artisticinspirations - anything goes/or a twist of summer
cardmania - anything goes
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes
avenue613 - anything goes with option flags
glitternsparkle - anything goes
allsorts - how does your garden grow
craftyfriends - anything goes
chocolatecoffeecards - seeing red
craftforthecraic - summertime
craftycatzweekly - anything goes
digitallysweet - anything goes
simplypapercraftsforalloccassions - anything goes
sisteractcard - anything goes
inkyimpressions - 2 or more die cuts
alphabet - jewels
cardsgalore - stamp or digi anywhere
craftyourpassion - anything goes
creativefingers - anything goes
natalieandamy - summertime
thesistersofcraft - anything goes

Friday, 3 July 2015

70th Birthday Card



This is a 8x8in white card. I put red card on the facing inside. I cut the front of the card using a Tonic Verso Entwining Trellis Plush Peony Flowers. I cut the leaves using a punch. I printed the sentiment and matt and layered the front of the card with red and then with white with the sentiment, I completed the flowers the pearl embellishments

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

cardmania - anything goes
craftandsmash - sentiment
craftytime - punches or dies
ladybugcrafts - special birthday
thesistersofcraft - anything goes
4craftychicks - no stamping
craftycreations - red, white and/or blue
inspirationdestination - anything goes
lilredwagon - red and white
pennys - anything goes
cuttlebugmania - sentimental journey

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Penblwydd Hapus Mam - Happy Birthday Mam


An 8x8in white card matt and layered with yellow and white embossed card. The white card is embossed using a Xcut A4 embossing folder. I have rounded the corners using a punch. I have printed the sentiment and cut it using a die from a Xcut Xlarge nesting scalloped circle die set. I have cut a scalloped circle in yellow with the next size die to layer them, I have done the same with scalloped ovals and cut 80 using Tattered Lace number dies. The daffodils are cut using a Leanne Creatif die.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

craftingbydesigns - anything goes
inspirationdestination - anything goes
pennys - anything goes
creativecardcrew - clean and simple
cuttlebugmania - sentimental journey
diecuttindivas - anything goes
everybody-art- - clean and simple
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes
craftycardmakers - sentiment
getcreative - flowers
notjustcards - anything goes
thepapergirls - Happy Birthday

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

This is my 1st card for the DT at Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge

I'm pleased to announce I am now part of the Design Team at craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper. This is my first card, I hope you go to visit the Challenge Blogspot to see all the other creations by the other Design Team members.


I make a lot of Christmas cards through the year to be prepared because I send so many!

A 8x8in white card with foiled patterned paper from a Forever Friends - Cosy Christmas A4 Christmas pack, I have rounded the edges using a punch. I have printed my personalised message and then die cut it using a Xcut Xlarge scalloped circle nesting dies then cut the next size circle in red and layered the circles. I have used the red card to cut poinsettia using a Marianne die I used gold gems for the centres. I have completed the card with gems.

I hope you visit craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper to enter the "Anything Goes" challenge.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

diecuttindivas - anything goes
throughthecraftroomdoor - anything goes
artisticinspirations - anything goes or a twist of odd
craftingfromtheheart - anything goes
craftyourpassion - anything goes
getcreative - flowers
craftingbydesigns - anything goes
inspirationdestination - anything goes
pennys - anything goes
craftycardmakers - sentiment
christmascard - anything goes
craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2 - anything goes Christmas