Monday, 15 January 2018

Whimsy Stamps January Challenge Anything Goes

Good Morning and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from Whimsy Stamps. This month, as always, the challenge is an anything goes challenge using Whimsy Stamps.

I used the adorable Bunny with Heart Balloons digital stamp from the Love Me Tender set and lots of the new patterned papers as well.


Recipe:

Stamps: Love Me Tender from Whimsy Stamps

Papers: Real Red & Whisper White both from Stampin' Up, Seeing Spots, Seeing Hearts & Amour Papers all from Whimsy Stamps

Inks: Copic Markers

Accessories: Real Red Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Sending Love With Hearts Border Die 6002/0253 from Joy Crafts, Puzzle Pieces Dies from Whimsy Stamps, Lace from Brenda's Lace and Ribbons

Copics Used:
Bunny - E41, E42, E43, E44, E47
Mushroom - E70, E71, E74, E77
Bow & Balloons - R35, R37, R39
Rocks - W1, W3, W5
Grass - G24, G28
Ground - W3, W5, W7
Sky - BG10, BG11, BG13, Blender

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Whimsy Stamps Challenge blog and check out all the other fabulous projects from the DT for this month's challenge and why not join in the fun whilst you are there too?!

Saturday, 13 January 2018

Ching-Chou Kuik Inspiration Post - Dahlia

Good Morning and welcome to my inspiration post for Ching-Chou Kuik. This week the DT were challenged by our DT leader Kym to use spots and stripes - a nice easy one!

I chose to use the gorgeous Dahlia and an old favourite colour combo of mine using Stampin' Up colours of Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive. Love this green and purpley-red together. I think the dark brown hair goes perfectly with them as well.

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Recipe:

Stamps: Dahlia from Ching-Chou Kuik, Framed Out #4, Mat Stack 2 Collection & mat Stack 3 Collection all from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive & Brights DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place

Inks: Rich Razzleberry & Old Olive both from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Rich Razzleberry Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Lace from Brenda's Lace & Ribbons, Pearls from Papermania, Vintage Flourishes Leaf Die 6003/0046 & Roll Up Roses Die 6002/0385 both from Joy Crafts, Fancy Tags Dies from Spellbinders, Doily from stash, Vintage Floral Punch Around The Page Set from Martha Stewart

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - E43, E44, E47, E49
Eyes - YG95, YG99
Lips - RV52, RV55
Leaves - YG93, YG95, YG97
Flowers - RV63, RV66, RV69
Jewellery - RV21, RV23

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Ching-Chou Kuik Inspiration and Challenge blog and check out all the other projects from the DT this week and why not join in our monthly challenge, New Beginnings, whilst you are there too?!

Monday, 8 January 2018

A Christmas Thank You With Santa's Hat Gabbie

Good Morning and welcome to my first Faery Ink post of the year. I always like to make thank you cards for people who gave my Christmas gifts and as I always tend to colour more Christmas themed images than I need I try to make Christmas themed thank you cards too.

I loved this image of Gabbie in her Santa's hat, but didn't get round to making her into an actual Christmas card, so made a thank you card with her instead. She was actually one of the freebies that Amanda gave away in the Faery Ink Facebook group this year.

I went for an almost all white with touches of gold colour combo and love how the red hat pops against all the white.

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Recipe:

Stamps: Santa's Hat Gabbie from Faery Ink, Signature Christmas from Papertrey Ink

Papers: White card from stash, Gilded winter Patterned Papers from Trimcraft

Inks: Real Red from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Snowflake Corner Die from Creative Expressions, Gold Ice Stickles, White Liquid Applique

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - E23, E25, E27, E29
Eyebrows - E27, E29
Eyes - G82, G85
Hat & Lips - R32, R35, R37, R39
Bauble Earrings - YR21, YR23, YR24

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Faery Ink blog and Facebook group and check out all the other fabulous inspiration there too and why not share your latest Faery Ink projects too.

Saturday, 6 January 2018

Ching-Chou Kuik January 2018 Challenge - New Beginnings

Good Morning and welcome to my DT post for the brand new challenge from the Ching-Chou Kuik Inspiration and Challenge blog. Our challenge this month is called New Beginnings and looking at my card you may be thinking that a Christmas card doesn't really signify a new beginning, but it is more of a new intention. I was still rushing around making Christmas cards at the last minute again so I thought I would a new year's resolution of making at least 1 Christmas card each month. At least that way I will have a few piled up ready for the holiday season this year!

I have used the gorgeous Northern Blessing on this card and added lots of glitter to all the snowflake die cuts.

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Creative Inspirations January Challenge Something New (My patterned papers were from a new pad)

Recipe:

Stamps: Northern Blessing from Ching-Chou Kuik

Papers: Smoky Slate from Stampin' Up, White card from stash, Card Base from Create & Craft, A Winter's Day Patterned Papers from Creative World of Crafts, Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place

Inks: Copic Markers, Silver & Clear Star Gelly Roll Pens

Accessories: Icicle Stickles, Create A Flake 3 Dies from Spellbinders, Starry Merry Christmas Die from Creative Expressions

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - B12, B14, B16, B18
Eyes - B97, B99
Wings - B0000, B000, B00
Dress - C0, C1, C2, C3, C5
Beads - B69

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Ching-Chou Kuik Challenge and Inspiration blog and check out all the other fabulous projects from the DT and why not join in the challenge whilst you are there too?!

Friday, 5 January 2018

Polkadoodles Challenge - Thank You

Good Morning and Happy New Year! Welcome to the first Polkadoodles challenge of the year as well. This one is a really easy one for you - make a thank you project! I'm sure you will need to make some thank you cards for all those lovely Christmas gifts you received if you celebrated it! i know I did!

Anyway here is my card using a hexagon shaped card base. I have to admit I really didn't think about how I was going to decorate these bases when I bought them from a craft fair in November; I just liked them as they were different, so it took lots of folding and trimming the patterned paper down to get the right-ish shape and size. I don't think it looks too bad though, but might try something different next time.

I used the adorable Winnie Sugar Sprinkles Just For You for this card as I thought a bouquet of flowers is always a lovely way to say thank you! I used patterned papers from the Winnie Wednesday Halloween Collection as well. I thought the colours in these ones went really well with the colours I used to colour the image and were ones I already had printed. 

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Recipe:

Stamps: Winnie Sugar Sprinkles Just For You from Polkadoodles

Papers: Winnie Wednesday Hallowe'en Collection & Octavia Frosted Winter Collection both from Polkadoodles, Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place, White Card from stash, Card Base from Craft Fair

Inks: Copic Markers, Pearlescent chalks from Pebbles Ink

Accessories: Wisteria Wonder Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Flowers & Stamens from Wild Orchid Crafts & eBay, medium Scalloped Border Die from Papertrey Ink, Icicle Glitter Glue from Dovecraft, Thank You Dies from Creative Dies

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - E33, E35, E37, E39
Dress - Y32, Y35, Y38, E31, E34, E33
Shoes - E31, E33, E35
Pink Flowers - RV32, RV34
Blue Flowers - BG01, BG02, BG05
Big Leaves - YG61, YG63, YG97
Small Leaves - YG05, YG09
Envelope - RV29, E41, E42
Bows - V22, V25, V28
Grass - G21, G24, G46, G85, G99

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Polkadoodles Challenge blog and check out all the other fabulous creations from the DT and why not join in the fun whilst you are there too?!

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Whimsy Stamps New Release January 2018 Penguin Heart Hugs

Good morning and welcome to my second project for this month's new releases from Whimsy Stamps. Today I have gone for a mostly red colour scheme after the pretty pink yesterday!

I used the adorable Penguin Heart Hugs with the Amour Digital Papers, Seeing Spots Digital Papers and Love In Red Digital Papers.


Recipe:

Stamps: Penguin Heart Hugs from Whimsy Stamps

Papers: Real Red & Basic Black both from Stampin' U, Amour, Seeing Spots & Love In Red Digital Papers all from Whimsy Stamps, Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place

Inks: Copic Markers

Accessories: Basic Black Ribbon from Stampin' Up, Die-Namics Stitched Banner Alphabet Dies from MFT

Copics Used:
Feathers - C3, C5, C7, C9
Shading on White - C0, C1
Beak & Feet - YR14, YR16, YR18
Cheeks - R000, R11
Hat & Scarf - R81, R83, R85, R37
Heart -  R32, R35, R37, R39

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Whimsy Stamps and Inspiration group on Facebook and check out all the other fabulous projects from the DT for this new release.

Ching-Chou Kuik's Birthday Blog Hop

Good Morning and welcome my post sharing the card I have made for the Ching-Chou Kuik Birthday Blog Hop on Facebook. Happy Birthday Ching-Chou!

And here is my card using the gorgeous Butterflies and Berries in my favourite colour of pink!


Recipe:

Stamps: Butterflies and Berries from Ching-Chou Kuik, Fluttering By from Whimsy Stamps

Papers: Pink Pirouette from Stampin' Up, Kraft Card from Crafter's Companion, Vintage Summer Patterned Papers from Creative Crafting World, Raspberry A Hint of a Hoot Papers from Paper Boutique, Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place, Card Base from Craft Fair

Inks: Regal Rose (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Butterfly Frame Die from Whimsy Stamps, Fantasy Butterflies Die 6002/0245 from Joy Crafts, DooHickey Tilda's Lace Border Die form Magnolia, Lace & Ribbon both from Brenda's Lace & Ribbon

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - E23, E27, E29
Eyes - E21, E23, E25
Lips - RV32, RV34
Dress - RV000, RV21, RV23, RV25
Butterflies - RV23, RV25, RV29, W6, W8
Holly Leaves - G14, G05, G17
Other Leaves - YG05, YG09
Background - E40, E41, E42

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and now it's time to pop on over to the Ching-Chou Kuik Facebook Group and follow all the other DT members posts for the hop! Enjoy the hopping!

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

New Year, New Calendars

Good Morning! I usually make calendars for my work colleagues every year and decided this time to go with a fairly simple design in various colours using some of the images I have already coloured up.

This first calendar uses an adorable new release image from Sherri Baldy's New Besties collection, img818, which will be in the shop very soon!


The next one uses the oh so Pretty in Plaits from All Dressed Up.


Next up is sweet, little Molly Fairy from Conie Fong.


My penultimate calendar uses the stunning Faery Ink's Autumn Rose Belle of the Ball.


And for my own calendar I used the gorgeous June Fairy in my fave pinks and brown from Simply B Stamps.


I'm not going to list all my resources and Copic colours used on these calendars as it will take me hours to type it all up, but if you really do want to know email me!

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Whimsy Stamps January 2018 New Release Love Me Tender

Good Morning and Happy New Year to you all! As it is the beginning of the month, it must be time for the new releases from Whimsy Stamps Digital Team! This month it is mostly about love as we are getting ready for Valentine's Day next month!

I used the adorable bunny on a cloud and the sentiment from the Love Me Tender set by Tracy Wray and combined it with the Amour Digital Papers and Seeing Hearts Digital Papers.

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Recipe:

Stamps: Love Me Tender from Whimsy Stamps

Papers: Pink Pirouette & Smoky Slate both from Stampin' Up, Amour & Seeing Hearts Digital Papers both from Whimsy Stamps, Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place

Inks: Copic Markers

Accessories: Whisper White Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Cheesecloth from The Ribbon Girl

Copics Used:
Bunny - W00, W1, W3, W5
Inner Ears - RV10, RV11
Heart - RV10, RV11, RV13
Cloud - C00, C1, C3
Sky - B0000, B000, B00

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Whimsy Stamps and Inspiration Group on Facebook and check out all the other fabulous projects from the DT for this month's new releases.

Monday, 1 January 2018

Delicious Doodles January 2018 Challenge - Winter

Good Morning and Happy New Year. Welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from Delicious Doodles. Our challenge for you this time is to make a winter project. You could make a Christmas card ready for December or a more wintery project like mine. I used the lovely On A Winter's Day, which I thought was a really serene and calming image! Much needed after the chaotic lead up to Christmas!

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Recipe:

Stamps: On A Winter's Day from Delicious Doodles

Papers: Chocolate Chip from Stampin' Up, A Winter's Day Patterned Papers from Creative World of Crafts, Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place

Inks: Copic Markers

Accessories: Corner Rounder Punch, Ribbon from stash, Snowflake Sequins from Bright Ideas

Copics Used:
Sky - B000, B00, B01, B02, Y0000, Y00, Y02, Y04, Y11, Y17
Church - E15, C3, C5
Houses - W3, W5, W6
Blue Door - B95, B97, W3
Red Doors - R35, R37, W3
Bare Trees - E71, E74, E77
Fir Trees - G82, G85
Robin - E44, R14
Light - Y00, Y11
Fences - E35, E37
Snow - BG000

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Delicious Doodles Challenge blog and check out all the other fabulous projects from the DT and why not join in the fun whilst you are there too?!