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Saturday, 30 April 2011

My first Easel drawer card

This is my first ever easel card with a drawer, I used that special card that is usually too nice to use, bought from a local craft shop , had it ages but decided it had to be used now LOL!!
a vintage lady from a cd  the frame was cut using my cricut and scal software, the large flower is handmade by me and the others are from Wild Orchid crafts,  finished off with pink ribbon, pearl slider and pin


I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://papercutzchallenge.blogspot.com/...anything goes
http://aifactorychallenges.blogspot.com/...anything goes
http://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.com/...Mothers Day
http://craftuscrazy.blogspot.com/ Mothers Day/flowers
http://movingalongwiththetimes.blogspot.com/.....anything goes
http://paper-craftingjourney.blogspot.com/...bling
http://samueltaylors.blogspot.com/...flowers and bling
http://craftsandmechallenges.blogspot.com/...vintage
http://mymumscraftshopchallenges.blogspot.com/...flowers
http://thepapershelter.blogspot.com/... Mum
http://thesisterhoodofcrafters.blogspot.com/..mothers Day
http://scrap-creations1.blogspot.com/...flowers
http://partytimetuesdays.blogspot.com/...anything goes
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com/..show us your layers
http://2sisterschallengeblog.blogspot.com/ or a mom
http://marksfinestpapers.blogspot.com/...... Hat/fancy pin

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Christening Card




My Newest Grand-daughter Megan will be baptised on the 8th of May, This is the keepsake card I have made for her special day,
I used the bookatrix board,I have used white ,silver and pink cardstock, cut the cross using the cricut added roses and pearls from my stash from wildorchid crafts added pink bows and made the box to match adding a couple of glittered butterflies, sorry about the pics one was taken earlier today when the light was better.
I am entering this card into
http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/.white and 2 other colours + twist

Cooking it up with katie 59

Another fun recipe for you this week from Cooking it up with Katie!!
Ribbons
Tags
Bows
I have used this fab image 'Waking up Birdie' from Robyns Fetish Digital stamps, coloured with promarkers, the DP is from Pink Petticoat, added the bows and tags to finish off the recipe, think this would make a good Man card?
The sponsor this week is Robyn's Fetish who will be providing the prize for one lucky winner



Monday, 25 April 2011

CD Sunday challenge entry

Well I certainly didnt think I would be entering any challenges this week..I'm upto date with all my DT
so put this card together as I so wanted to join in with the CD sunday challenge this week.
I have used Blissful Butterflies by HinnyBop designs, added some lace to the heart and a little pink bow..a very feminine card I think
http://cdsundaychallenge.blogspot.com/...butterflies

Update

Well it looks like I'll be here as normal , hospital has phoned to say they have cancelled Op
this will be the 4th time..... we are very upset as they were ready to go
hugs
laney

Kenny K Challenge 42

Hope you all have had a lovely holiday weekend!, I will be quiet over the next week as I have my 14 month old Grand daughter staying with me, while her Mummy is in the hospital with her 4yr old brother who has to have an operation tomorrow and is expected to be in hospital for a week, I will be popping in.... and I have scheduled my posts so think I am quite organised,
This card is for the kenny K challenge 42 thought I'd use up my bits and pieces and create a card, leftover DP from previous projects , ribbon and candy from my stash and of course Kenny K image ..Trouble
hugs
laney
http://kennykkraftygirlzchallenges.blogspot.com/...spring colours
http://iftheshoefitsscrapit.blogspot.com/ Earth Day re-use-recycle
http://movingalongwiththetimes.blogspot.com/Earth Day re-use-recycle
http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.com/ spots and stripes

Sunday, 24 April 2011

My Gibson Girl


Just got this stamp last week from the Artistic Stamper 'Gibson Girl 2' I have been itching to get her stamped up, I think she is gorgeous, I also got  'Gibson Girl 4' but she will have to wait for another day
As you can see I did plenty of distressing with the Tim Holtz..got quite carried away but think  it looks ok
The DP are from BMD designer extreme , added lace and flowers, the embellishment on the bottom I made myself and added a feather....supposed to be a pearl brooch or pin??
I am adding her into the following challenges
http://pinkgemchallengeblog.blogspot.com/...Pearls or swirls
http://thesecretcraftersaturdaychallenge.blogspot.com/...pink cream and brown
http://trulyscrumptiouschallenges.blogspot.com/...vintage
http://anythingchallenge.blogspot.com/...pink and brown
http://stamptacularsundaychallenge.blogspot.com/...pile it on at least 5 layers

Creative Inspirations 58


Happy Easter!!

This week at Creative Inspirations its Digi Day!! and we are being hosted by the lovely and very talented Jennie!!
I have used The stamping Boutique 'Tulip Fairy' a very popular Digi Stamp favoured by us on the DT
she is coloured using promarkers with a little bit of stickles added, the card is cut using the Expression and Scal software, also added some card Candy (which I love ..you may have noticed LOL!!) and a little pink bow
we are being sponsored this week by
and also
  Great prizes on offer so please come and play...if you need some Inspiration pop on over to http://creativeinspirationschallenge.blogspot.com/ to see what my lovely and talented teamies have made, 
cant wait to see all your Digi's!!

http://squigglefly.blogspot.com/ how do you do your digi's

Saturday, 23 April 2011

I am delighted!!!

I am still happy dancing and wanted to share my good news with you all
I have made the DT at 
Diva's by Design
I cant wait to get started!!
I big thank you to Rebekah and Jo
It will be a great success!!
The first Challenge will be May 4th
so hope to see you all there
hugs
laney



Thursday, 21 April 2011

A Kenny K card


Dont know if you've noticed but I have been practicing colouring up my Kenny K digi stamps this past week,
I have used my trusty promarkers, the DP is the one I designed and was giving away a few weeks ago ..it fit the colours I had used perfectly
finished off with a Martha Stewart punched border, gingham ribbon and card candy from my stash
I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.com/.....anything Goes 2nd entry
http://digitaltuesdaychallenge.blogspot.com/...pretty punches
http://scrap-creations1.blogspot.com/..digital 2nd entry
http://kennykkraftygirlzchallenges.blogspot.com/...Anything goes

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

My 2nd card Today


Meet Hope!! Isnt she gorgeous!! I have coloured her using promarkers, and thats all the colour I have used on my card
I have layered her on embossed white pearl card which I did on the cuttlebug also mounted onto white card,
the flowers were also punched out of the same pearl card, shame it isnt showing up as white as it really is, must be the light in my craft room, also added white pearls to the flowers and a white ribbon thro a diecut border
I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.com/..anything goes
http://creativecraftchallenges.blogspot.com/...embossing
http://promarkerchallenge.blogspot.com/.... white on white
http://www.totallygorjuss.blogspot.com/...no patterned Paper
http://www.phindysplacechallenge.blogspot.com/...purple and Teal

My 1st card for today

Made this card using a kanban stamp , first time this lady has been inked up , coloured her with promarkers and added glitter to her stole and hat, The DP are from Bearly Mine designer extreme, the sentiment is a digi download and the flowers were made using a punch
will be adding to the following challenges
http://southerngirlschallenge.blogspot.com/...Blue and Green
http://stampwithsarahkay.blogspot.com/....Happy Birthday
http://onestitchatatimechallenge.blogspot.com/...make it sassy
http://sirstampalotchallenge.blogspot.com/..ladies and fashion

Cooking it up with Katie DT 58

Good morning everyone!! Today we have another fun recipe from Cooking it up with Katie
 your recipe this week is
Flowers
Lady
Pink
This week sponsor is the fabulous Stamping Dragon Designs



 who kindly gave us these super Digi's to use and who will be giving the winner a fab prize
I have used pink Petticoat DP and Penny with Bag from Stamping Dragon Designs , coloured her with promarkers and did a bit paper piecing, also used my nestibilities and did a little distressing, the flowers this time I did with punches and added a little gem to each .
I cant wait to see what you make this time with the recipe......please pop over to Cooking it up with Katie and take some inspiration from the lovely work of my teamies
Will be adding this card to the following challenges

Sunday, 17 April 2011

Birthday card


Hi Ladies
This is a special birthday card for a special person, I have used HinnyBop cd Blissful Butterflies
the large cameo inside the gatefold card has layered butterflies and has been  finished off using black Lace from my stash and some red ribbon bows also used a Martha Stewart Punch
I would like to enter this card into the following challenge
http://cdsundaychallenge.blogspot.com/......Happy Birthday
http://dutchdare-cardchallenges.blogspot.com/.....Fancy folds
http://bearlymine-challenges.blogspot.com/...Inside out
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com/..2x2

Bling it On Challenge Half Way reminder

Ladies please remember to pop by the Bling it On Challenge,
 the challenge this month is use any digi stamp and add some bling ...how easy is that!!

We would love to see your creations, we have 2 great sponsors this month

Stitchybear Stamps
and
One Stop Card Crafts

See you there ladies
hugs
laney

Saturday, 16 April 2011

Easter card

Just finished this card for a friend, she is 80 years plus and she wont see it on here but I hope she really likes it,
I have used FSS flowers which I had forgotten I had they were on my other pc, used my cuttlebug which I dont use enough and I love the embossing.....  finished off with a dotty ribbon and a few gems, wanted to keep it clean and simple
adding it to the following challenges
http://2sisterschallengeblog.blogspot.com/.. 3 things from the bingo board
http://craftyourdaysaway.blogspot.com/...Easter
http://cardmakinmamas.blogspot.com/..embellish it
http://daringcardmakers.blogspot.com/..spring/easter
http://www.trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.com//...Easter
http://www.palspaperarts.com/...Flowers
http://paperromancechallenges.blogspot.com/...flowers
http://rainbowladyschallengeblog.blogspot.com/...springtime
http://creativecardcrew.blogspot.com/...spring
http://thepapervariety.blogspot.com/...flowers
http://creativecraftchallenges.blogspot.com/...embossing
http://michelle-pinkpaperparadise.blogspot.com/..anything goes

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Talk about black and blue!!


Well friends I needed a funky 18th Birthday card, not sure what to make of my colour choice but I hope it worked LOL!!
the card was cut on the cricut using Scal software, DP from small dots Pink petticoat and  Devastasia from Kenny K
coloured with promarkers, I hadn't put my Congratulations on before I took the photo so will upload again shortly.I would really like to share some of my cutter files but cant work out how to get them onto blogger if anyone can help I'd be pleased to hear from them
hugs
laney
I doubt I can find any challenges for this young lady but off to take a look
http://digitaltuesdaychallenge.blogspot.com/..little women
http://mytimetocraftchallenge.blogspot.com/...on the spot
http://fairytale-challengeblog.blogspot.com/...Happy Birthday
http://fabnfunkychallenges.blogspot.com/..spotty and dotty
http://stampwithsarahkay.blogspot.com/...black

Cooking it up with Katie DT 57

the challenge this week  at Cooking it up with Katie is a fun recipe
1 Image
2 Papers
3 Embellishments
I have used this fabulous image from Gingerloft called Time for Beauty and she was fab to colour using my promarkers and Tim Holtz distress ink, the 2 DP are from Bearly mine designs and I finished off using a handmade flower tinted with tim holtz ink, a ribbon and a bonjour sentiment, thinking this card has a vintage feel about it.
Hope you can pop over and join in the challenge as we are being sponsored this time by
Cant wait to see your creations..if you need some inspiration pop over to Cooking it up with Katie and see what my lovely teamies have made
I will be back later to enter some challenges

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

A Sassy Lassie?


For my card today I have used Kitty Katastrophe..she sure is a sassy lassie and you can get her from KennyK downloads!!I have coloured her with promarkers, dp are Bubbles from Pink Petticoat, added a black circle to show her off against the bright pink
black lace and spotty ribbon from my stash and sentiment done on the PC
I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://stampchallenges.blogspot.com/..Sassy circle somethings
http://kennykkraftygirlzchallenges.blogspot.com..Spice it up
http://colourcreatechallenge.blogspot.com/...pink black and white
http://digitaltuesdaychallenge.blogspot.com/...Little women
http://mytimetocraftchallenge.blogspot.com/..spots/dots
http://peartreedesigns.blogspot.com/...add lace

Sunday, 10 April 2011

Creative Inspirations 57


 Challenge 57 at Creative Inspirations  this time is Easter and is being hosted by the lovely Cheryl
Thought I would make a card and a little goodie basket to pop some mini eggs into! Both cut on the cricut, I have coloured my Easter Tilda with promarkers, the DP is from Pink Petticoat, sentiment I made on the PC and finishing off with flowers, pin with gems and pearls and bows from my stash.
We have 2 wonderful sponsors this time
Simon Says Stamp
who will be giving  1 winner a voucher to spend in store
also
Whiff of Joy Stamps

who will be giving a stamp
I do hope you will join in with our Easter theme this time , and  if you pop over to http://creativeinspirationschallenge.blogspot.com/ your sure to be inspired by the lovely make of my teamies
I will be entering into the following Challenges

Friday, 8 April 2011

LOTV Card

The challenge at LOTV this week is peach and green, love this colour combo so thought I'd join in
I have coloured the fairy using promarkers, the DP is from Pink Petticoat, added a little card candy , I cut the flowers using a punch and added a little pearl to each one,
I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://liliofthevalleythursdaychallenge.blogspot.com/...peach and green
http://flutterbywednesdays.blogspot.com/...fairy
http://crazychallenge.blogspot.com/...just add floers
http://www.pollycraftchallengeblog.blogspot.com/...old or neglected stamp
http://dreamvalleychallenges.blogspot.com/...things with wings

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

My Second card today


Well not sure if this worked the way I wanted it too, but never mind LOL!!
the egg I cut on my cricut using scal, matted and layered, Tilda I coloured with promarkers, chose this one because of her lovely bonnet thought it look like a Easter Bonnet, the DP paper was a freebie from Bev Rochester, thank you Bev and the  digital sentiment was also a freebie from Sentiments 4 you ..thank you Lynne
finished off with the cut outs from the egg, paper flowers and a ribbon
I will be entering this card into the following challenges
http://digitaltuesdaychallenge.blogspot.com/.....use something digital...sentiment
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com/...anything goes
http://stampwithfun.blogspot.com/...Easter
http://www.stampsruschallenges.blogspot.com/..Easter
http://www.letsinkitup.blogspot.com/  Easter
http://justmagnolia.blogspot.com/...Anything goes
http://papercutzchallenge.blogspot.com/...Easter
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.com/...Easter
http://www.simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.com/....Easter

Cooking it up with Katie 56

Morning  friends
I have another recipe for you this Wednesday from Cooking it up with Katie, this week Katie would like to see                                                                
 Monochromatic
scallops
Diecuts                                                         
on your creations, we are being sponsored by

who will be providing the prize
I have used Prom Tween from Digi's with Attitude, coloured her with promarkers and sakura pens for a little sparkle, the DP Paper is from my stash, I've diecut the hearts with the cricut expression, and  the scallop border is a martha stewart punch, sentiment from my PC and just a little ribbon too.
Come on over and get Cooking it up with Katie can't wait to see your creations!!
Why not pop over to see what my lovely teamies have made
http://paper-craftingjourney.blogspot.com/...for the ladies in your life



Tuesday, 5 April 2011

My card for Today


Had some free time today so thought I would stamp up Rosie, I have coloured her using promarkers, mounted onto a circle nestie, distressed with a little tim holtz, the DP is from Designer extreme and aslo PP, flowers and ribbons from my stash and a pin I made myself, these colours always remind me of Easter, I can remember my Mam dressing us, my sister and I in these colours when we were  small..pink dresses and lemon cardigans or visa versa
I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://liliofthevalleythursdaychallenge.blogspot.com/ .....Spring
http://promarkerchallenge.blogspot.com/....pink and Lemon
http://corrosivechallengesbyjanet.blogspot.com/...pastel colours
http://cardmakinmamas.blogspot.com...embellish it
http://offthewallcraftiness.blogspot.com/...colour inspiration
http://colourcreatechallenge.blogspot.com/...pastels

Monday, 4 April 2011

New Challenge on the block!!!



and they are looking for 5 new DT members to join them!!
Starting May 4th
they also have some fabby candy on offer!!
Good Luck ladies!!!
its sure to be a success!!


These are 3 cards I enjoyed making ...but then ladies I always enjoy playing with paper
hugs
laney

Sunday, 3 April 2011

Pretty in Pink

I hope all you Mums have had a really special day!!I know I have!!
My card today is using Mae Western from Kenny K, coloured with promarkers, the DP is from bearly mine designs and was a freebie in January,also pink gingham from PP, I havent added much more just a Martha Stewart border ,ribbon and a large flower.

I am entering this card into the following challenges