Friday, 3 August 2018

Reach for the Skies!

This is the card I made this week for my brother-in-laws birthday.

Craftin Desert Divas Western Bandit

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Craftin Desert Divas Western Bandit
Copics: Crocodile: YG91  YG95  YG99
             Hat: W3  W5  W7
             Top: E41  E43  E44
             Scarf: R22  R24  R29
             Pants: B91  B93  B97
Dies: Annelies Karduks Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Stitch Rectangles
Distress Ink: Mustard Seed, Antique Linen, Mowed Lawn
Other: Spring Green Nuvo Embellishment Mousse, Ruby Red Liquid Pearls, stencil

Take it Easy

I had a quick play with another Lawn Fawn stamp sets and some Distress Inks and stencils to create this fun card.

Lawn Fawn Hang in There stamps & dies

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Lawn Fawn Hang in There stamps & dies
Copics: Sloth: E50  E51  E53 R11, E55  E57  E59
             Tree: E23  E25  E29  E79, YG03  YG17
Distress Inks: Lucky Clover, Mowed Lawn, Bundled Sage
Other: Nuvo Embellishment Mousse Mother of Pearl, stencil, washi tape.

Tuesday, 10 July 2018


So today is my daughters eleventh birthday. She is slightly obsessed with watermelons so I had fun adding the wings to this sweetie.

Saturated Canary (Krista Smith) Star the Fairy

Card ingredients include:

Stamp: Saturated Canary (Krista Smith) Star the Fairy
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: B32  C7  C9  100
             Suit: BG90  G12  G14
             Wings/Melons: R11  R32  R35, G12  G14  G19  G28,  W00  W1  W3
             Clouds: G000  G00  B0000  B000  B00  B12  B14
Papers: Kaszazz papers

Saturated Canary (Krista Smith) Star the Fairy

Monday, 9 July 2018

You are Jawsome!

I had a quick play with one of my favourite Lawn Fawn stamp sets and some Distress Inks and stencils to create this fun card.

Lawn Fawn Duh-Nuh

Card Ingredients include:

Stamps: Lawn Fawn Duh-Nuh stamps & dies
Distress Inks: Salty Ocean & Cracked Pistachio
Other: Nuvo Embellishment Mousse Aquamarine, stencil, washi tape.

Chill Out for your Birthday

My nephew has his birthday this week. Its the middle of winter so I thought a winter themed card would be fun.

Winter Wonderland

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Winter Wonderland magazine freebie
Copics: Penguin: W1  Y15  YR14  C5  C7  C9  100
             Seal: R20  BV31  BV20  BV23
             Polar Bear: W00  W1  W3  R11  R12  E95
             Sled: Y15  YR14  B000  B00
Other: Salty Ocean Distress Ink, Pure Platinum Nuvo Embellishment Mousse

Friday, 1 June 2018

Remember Moments

This is another husband request for a funeral he attended recently.

Lili of the Valley Tea Time

Card ingredients include:
Stamp: Lili of the Valley Tea Time
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair Red: E13  E15  E18
             Hair Brown: E74  E77  E79
             Light Aqua: G000  BG32  BG72
             Dark Aqua: BG57  BG78  BG99
             Blue: B93  B97  B99
             Steps: W1  W3  W5  E11
             Tea Set: E50  E51  E53
Papers: Kaiser Craft Blue Boy
Other: Lace, twine, flowers, doily, Time for Tea Magazine Freebie die

Aged to Perfection

I've been waiting for this magazine freebie to arrive so was excited to have my first play with it to create this fun card.

Card ingredients include:

Magazine Freebie: Kinetic Creation & Finest Vintage
Other: Tim Holtz stencil, Mother of Pearl Nuvo Embellishment Mousse

Cricket Silhouette

A close family lost their patriarch last week who was a lover of cricket, so I created this simple silhouette themed card for them.

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Magazine Freebie A Good Sport
Distress Ink: Lucky Clover, Mowed Lawn, Bundled Sage

Warm Wishes

I'm an addict when it comes to collecting magazine freebies, so when this coffee & tea set came out I jumped to add it to my collection. This is my take on one of the featured cards.

Card ingredients include:

Magazine Freebie: Coffee Break stamp, die & stencil set
Distress Ink: Cracked Pistachio, Faded Jeans, Seedless Preserve
Other: Twine, Cosmic Brown Nuvo Embellishment Mousse

Sunday, 20 May 2018

40 & Fabulous!

I was asked to join a friend celebrating her 40th birthday to spend a week in Bali (with no kids and no husbands!) How could I resist that invitation! And to mark the occasion I created this fancy stepped card.

Saturated Canary Night Out

Card ingredients:

Stamp: Saturated Canary Night Out
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E11  E13  R20
             Hair:  E74  E77  E79
             Dress: Y15  E95  RV23  RV25
             Shoes: RV23  RV25  RV09
             Purse: Y13  Y15  E95
Papers: American Crafts 'Happy Place' paper pack, cardstock
Dies: Taylored Expression Champagne Flutes, Memory Box Platform Pumps
Other: ric-rac, flowers, Ivory Seashells Nuvo Crystal Drops

You Rock!

Forgot to post this when I made it but this was a special card for a special young fella who celebrated his birthday recently. I had fun playing with a recent magazine freebie stamp set & Distress Inks to create this fancy fold card.

Card ingredients:

Stamps: Sheena Douglass Music & Dance Collection (magazine freebie)
Distress Ink: Carved Pumpkin, Cracked Pistachio & Salty Ocean

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

New Home

A couple of friends moved house this month so I wanted to create a simple but fun card as a welcome to their new home.

Card ingredients:

Dies: Apple Blossom Ornate Window Die & stencil
Other: Nuvo Embellishment Mousse (Cosmic Brown & Mother of Pearl), twine, flowers, sequins, rhinestones, house chipboard.

Special in every way

A recent make, just for fun.

The Paper Shelter Sunshine

Card ingredients:

Stamp: The Paper Shelter Sunshine
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
             Hair: Y21  YR23  E35  E37
             Dress: BG70  BG10  BG11  BG32
             Hat: YR000  YR00  E95  RV23
             Flowers : Y13  Y17  YR14, E33  E37  E18
Papers: Create Paper Bloom paper pack, cardstock
Other: Lace, flowers, doily, pearls

Friday, 23 March 2018

Treasure Hunt

I loved this cute image from the Paper Shelter and thought is would make a really cute scene with one of the backgrounds from and old Kit & Clowder monthly class (January 2016). It took me a while to figure out colours but am so happy with the final result!

The Paper Shelter Treasure Hunt

Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
Hair: E07  E09  E18  E49
Top: R35  R46  R59, W1  W3
Pants: BG93  BG96  BG99  G99
Boots/Belt: E11  E08  E09, C3  C5  C7  C9
Hat:  C3  C5  C7  C9  100
Bird: R35  R46  R59, Y11  Y15, B12  B06
Map: E50  E51  E53  E33, BG000  B00, E43  E44, YG23  YG63  YG37
Gold: Y11  Y15  Y26  E27
Wood:  E31  E35  E57  E79
Spade: C1  C3  C5  C7
Tree: E43  E44, YG23  YG67  G99
Sand: E50  E81  E53  E84
Sky: B12  B14  B16  B18  B39
Clouds:  BG000  B00
Water:  BG45  B16  B12  E81 E84

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

You are amazing!

Playing around with my pencils on kraft to create a simple card with the focus on the sentiment. This card is for a special and incredibly talented friend who created the masterpiece pet portrait I gave to my Dad for his birthday.

Card ingredients include:

Stamp: Kit & Clowder freebie
Prismacolor Pencils: Pinks: 1014  930  195  937
                    Purples: 1083  956  932
                    Greens: 289  1020  1097
Other: Vintage Photo Distress Ink, Nuvo Crystal Drops (crushed grape & sweet lilac), twine

This is the pet portrait that was created using mixed media (and yes this was hand done!)