Saturday, 25 June 2011

Music man travels to Paris

My card today is on the theme music man travels to Paris with stars in his eyes, who knows why

Stamping swirls over a piano paper backing paper added depth to my card.
The starry ribbon was bought from a seller on ebay, came in three different colours
The Jazz topper and birthday sentiment is from Kanban
The Eiffel Tower charm from Ebay

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges

Vintage Lady Card

This card was made by distressing the edges using sandpaper & white gouache, a messy technique which I did enjoy
The flowers and lace were from Wild Orchid Crafts
Leaves cut out on Silhoueete HD
The lace detail on the backing paper was punched using Martha Stewart punches
The backing papers were a collection by Laura Ashley
And the pink mulberry paper was torn and shaped

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges

Friday, 24 June 2011

These christmas girls are so addictive

Heres another 2 cards from my LOTV christmas girls. On a roll now...

I would like to enter them in the following challenges please

Thursday, 23 June 2011

LOTV Christmas Girls Card

I received some lovely things from LOTV last week to get myself in the christmas spitit. We`re half way there and with the longest day out of the way, our day light hours are getting shorter.

So heres one of the "girls" from LOTV and Christmas Sentiment stamp
Lace , flowers and lace ribbon, corner  - Wild Orchid Crafts
Gingham ribbon - Barnsley Indoor market 50p a metre
Holly cut on Silhouette SD

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Friendship Survival Kit

As a request to a friend I`ve posted this survival guide...

Mint : your worth a mint to me

Button Its better to button your lip , rather than say something thats not nice

Toothpick : to pick out the good qualities

Rubber Band : for flexibility

Safety pin : to keep us together

Flower : If friends were flowers I`d pick you

Stone : painted with a smiley face . Smiling is contagious

Star - to reflect your inner beauty

Tissue : For drying tears

Candle : you light up my life

Paperclip:to keep everything together 

Gold Thread: Friendship is the golden thread that binds our hearts together

Marbles : to help you replace the ones you`ve lost

You can mix and match these with other survival guides on my blog, enjoy

Sunday, 19 June 2011

New Home Card Tilda

Tilda is coloured in using promarkers, the bouquet was then painted over with cosmic shimmers to give that sheen
The flowers are from a selction at Wild Orchid Crafts, and papermania
The grass at the bottom is Flowersoft
The curtains from a range of backing papers at Samuel taylors
The house was cut out using my Silhouette SD

Tilda in the window coloured, scanned and reduced using an Epson Photo scanner

Inside the card is "wallpapered" using Kanban papers

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Saturday, 18 June 2011

LOTV Little girl and dog

The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and Country Baskets
The green leaves were cut out on my Silhouette SD
The backing papers from Samuel Taylors
Ribbon - Hobbycraft

I would like to enter this in the following challenge

Fathers Day Card

Today I made a card for fathers day for my OH. Its for the dog to give him tomorrow as he always calls the dog, my little boy

I thought it was very apt

The sentiment was a set of stamps I recently purchased from LOTV
I coloured the image using promarkers
And cut it out using the Big Shot and a Spellbinders Die
The ribbon was from a selection at Samuel Taylors

I would like to enter this in the