Friday, 15 September 2017

GDT Card for Crafty Catz - Halloween


I'm back today with my second GDT card for the Crafty Catz Challenge - this week the challenge has a 'Halloween' theme.  All the details about the challenge and cards from the rest of the Design Team are here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor this week is the wonderful:

For my card I've used a digi stamp from Lacy Sunshine called 'Franklin Beastie' - you can find him here on their website.  I've coloured the image with Promarkers.

My backing paper is also digital and is an old design from Bearly Mine Designs.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Creatlicious Challenges - 'anything goes'
Creative Inspirations - 'seasonal'
Creative Knockouts - 'anything goes'
Crafty Creations Challenges - 'anything goes'
Craft Rocket Challenge - 'something beginning with F'

Monday, 11 September 2017

New Cutie Pie Challenge - My Favourite Cutie Image


There's a new challenge today on the Cutie Pie Challenge Blog and this time we're looking for your 'favourite cutie image'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

We're celebrating our sixth birthday and for this challenge we have a wonderful collection of sponsors:




For my card I've used a digi stamp from Bugaboo called 'Teddy Bear Block Trio' - you can find it here on their website.   I coloured the image with Promarkers and used papers and a peel off sentiment from Craft Creations.

I'd like to enter my card in he following challenges:

Sweet Stampers Challenge - 'lots of layers'
The Corrosive Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'
Crafting With An Attitude Challenge - 'anything goes'
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog - 'anything goes plus a sentiment'
The Paper Shelter - 'lots of layers'
I Love Promarkers - 'animals'
Unicorn Challenge Blog - 'birthday'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Making Cards Magazine



I'm very proud to have three cards published in the new issue of Making Cards magazine all designed using a great set of Christmas stamps from Little Claire Designs.

This issue of the magazine comes with a great free booklet of images and papers from a 'thinking of you' sentiment stamp set:
 
All of my cards were made using the very cute 'Hedgie Hoggie Hugs' stamp set which you can find here on the Little Claire Designs website.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges: 

 Craft Rocket Challenges - 'something beginning with F' (festive)
I Love Promarkers Challenge - 'animals' (I've used Promarkers)
Paper Creator's Crafts - 'simply Christmas'
Penny Black and More - 'get ready for Christmas'
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - 'anything goes'

Friday, 8 September 2017

GDT Card for Crafty Catz - Anything Goes/Thank You


Today I'm sharing my first GDT card for the Crafty Catz Challenge Blog - I'm joining them as a guest designer during September.  

Today's new challenge is 'anything goes' with the optional twist of 'thank you'.  All the details plus inspiration from the rest of the Design Team can be found here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor this week is the wonderful:


For my card I used a digi from Crafty Sentiments Designs called 'Emmi Loo - Just Me' - you can find her here on their website.  I coloured the image with Promarkers and added a sentiment from Little Claire Designs.

The papers I've used are from Craft Creations and Trimcraft and I've added some Card Candi and pearls to finish my card.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Crafting With An Attitude - 'anything goes'
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog - 'anything goes plus a sentiment'
Creative Knockouts - 'something to say'
Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
In the Pink Challenge - 'anything goes'
Monochrome Magic - 'anything goes monochrome'

Monday, 4 September 2017

New Through the Craft Room Door Magazine


 The new issue of the Through the Craft Room Door online magazine has just been released!

Our Featured Digi Artist is Christi Croll of Tiddly Inks. Christi is a well-known and well-loved Digi Artist and we appreciate her sharing her talent with our Subscribers.


Our theme this issue is Sympathy / Get well, Autumn and Halloween and we have lots of wonderful tutorials and inspiration to share with you including mixed media projects, Puzzle charms, an Easel card challenge and lots of inspiration!
Here's the project I made for the magazine:
It's a cheat's stepper card using 'Mummy Josh', 'Halloween Calendar' sentiment and 'Batty Papers' all from Pink Gem Designs 

To see more of the card plus a step by step photo tutorial make sure you subscribe to the magazine!  Subscription fees for 6 bi-monthly issues is $18.00 for first time subscribers. This gives you access to current and 24 months of back issues. Renewing fees are $12.00 with discount refunded once payment is confirmed. To sign up, Just go to http://craftrmdoor.ning.com/ and click on the Magazine Subscription tab or if you have questions, please contact Cara at TTCRDMag1@gmail.com

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Brown Sugar Challenge - 'anything goes'
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes' 
Passion for Promarkers - 'make it digital' (I've used Promarkers)

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Crafty Friends Challenge - Birthdays


I recently joined the Design Team at the Crafty Friends Challenge Blog and this is my first DT card for the current challenge there which is 'birthdays'.  All the details about the challenge are here on the challenge blog.

This challenge is 'just for fun' so there's no sponsor but there will still be a top 3.

For my card I've used a digi stamp from Miss Daisy Stamps called 'Becca's Butterfly' which you can find here.

I coloured the image with Promarkers and used papers from Trimcraft and Craft Creations.  The sentiment stamp I've used is from Little Claire Designs.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Love to Craft Challenge - 'anything goes'
Emerald City Crafts - 'anything goes'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes' 
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog  - 'use a two word sentiment' 
In the Pink Challenge - 'anything goes'
Createful Hearts Digis Challenge - 'anything goes'

Friday, 1 September 2017

New Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Christmas Animals


A new challenge has started today on the Sparkles Christmas Challenge and this month we're looking for cards featuring 'Christmas Animals'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

I'm sharing another of my cards from my recent Little Claire Designs Christmas workshop day.  

This is a shaped card using the very cute 'Dinkies Christmas is Coming' stamp which you can find here on the Little Claire website.

The paper I've used is from Craft Creations and I've finished the card with some punched snowflakes and red gems.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

The Merry Christmas Challenge - 'anything goes'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes'  
Crafting By Designs - 'anything goes'  

Thursday, 31 August 2017

New Classic Design Team Open Challenge - Anything Goes


There's a new challenge today on the Classic Design Team Open Challenge - as always it's an 'anything goes' challenge.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor this month is the wonderful:


For my card I've used a digi stamp from Dr Digi's House of Stamps called 'Flossy' - you can find her here on their website.

I've coloured the image with Promarkers and used papers from Echo Park.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes'  
Crafting By Designs - 'anything goes' 
Dream Valley Challenges - 'use a stamp or a digi image'
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog  - 'use a two word sentiment' 
Createful Hearts Digis Challenge - 'anything goes'  

New from Imagine That Digistamp - Manatee Reading With Bow


I missed out on the new release of the new manatee designs from Imagine That Digistamp so today I'm sharing a card I've made using one of the images called 'Manatee Reading With Bow'.

Here's what you get in the set:


You can find the set here on the website.

I coloured the image with Promarkers and used some paper from an old Echo Park pad.  The sentiment is from the set and I added some pink gems to finish the card.

I'd like to enter the card in the following challenges:

Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'anything goes'
Crafting by Designs - 'anything goes'
Crafty Creations Challenge - 'anything goes'
Passion for Promarkers - 'make it digital'
4 Crafty Chicks - 'anything goes'

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Papercraft Essentials - Little Claire Designs


Today I'm sharing the first of a series of my Christmas cards using stamps from Little Claire Designs which have been published in the 'cut out and keep' section of the current issue of Papercraft Essentials magazine.


The stamps I used for my cards are from the Little Claire Designs Christmas Stamp Box - the Box has now sold out but the individual stamps will be available soon on the website.

For this card I also used paper from the 'Doodle Snowflakes' pack which is here.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Christmas With the Cuties - 'cutie couples'
Dream Valley Challenges - 'use a stamp or a digi image'
Hiding in My Craft Room - 'any holiday'
In the Pink Challenge - 'anything goes'

Saturday, 26 August 2017

New from All Dressed Up - Summer Time


This is my DT card made with one of this month's new releases from All Dressed Up Stamps, the beautiful 'Summer Time'.  You can find the image here in the Etsy shop.

I used some paper from an old Echo Park paper pad and layered it with some black paper.

The image was coloured with Promarkers and I added a die cut sun and a sentiment from Little Claire Designs.

New SheepSki Designs Facebook Challenge


A new challenge started last weekend in the SheepSki Designs Facebook Group - it's anything goes as long as you use a SheepSki Designs image.

You can find the Facebook Group here and all the challenge details are in pinned post.

For my card I've used the beautiful 'Baby Feet' digi stamp which you can find here in the Etsy shop.

The card I've used is from Limetree Crafts and I've also added a scalloped square frame using an Elizabeth Crafts die and a sentiment stamp from Little Claire Designs.

New Pink Gem Challenge - Snow Fun


This is my DT card for the current challenge on the Pink Gem Challenge Blog - our theme is 'snow fun' and we'd like to see snowflakes in your creations.  More details and inspiration from the rest of the Design Team can be found here.

For my card I've used the very cute 'Ella With Snowman' digi which you can find here on the Pink Gem website.

The paper I've used is from Craft Creations and Stampin' Up and the snowflake is a die cut from Sweet Dixie.

Saturday, 19 August 2017

New Winter Wonderland Challenge - Embossing


A new challenge started on the Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog yesterday and this time we want to see 'embossing - wet or dry' on your cards.  All the details about the challenge can be found here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor for this challenge is the wonderful:


Stamping Studio is proud to sponsor for you! The prize is one image from each artist. Join us at our Facebook group Stamping Studio for freebies and specials.
For my card I've used a digi stamp from Miss Daisy Stamps at the Stamping Studio called 'Paddy's Christmas' - you can find it here on the website. 

I coloured the digi using Promarkers and used papers from Craft Creations.  My embossing was done using a Crafts Too embossing folder.

New Alphabet Challenge - L is for Lovely Lace


There's a new challenge today on the Alphabet Challenge Blog and we have now reached the letter L - our theme is 'L is for lovely lace'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

I'm sharing a card I've used using products from the We Are 3 Digital Shop.

The sentiment is from the 'All Occasion Sentiment Set' which can be found here and here.

The papers I've used are from the 'Exotic Seaside' digi paper pack which you can find here and here.

Thursday, 17 August 2017

New Cardz 4 Galz Challenge - Cats or Kittens


There's a new challenge today on the Cardz 4 Galz Challenge Blog and this time our theme is 'cats or kittens'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

I've used one of the images from the 'Cute Kitty 2' digi stamp set from DigiStamp Boutique which you can find here on their website.

I coloured the image with Promarkers and used papers from Craft Creations.

New Cute Card Thursday Challenge - Fun in the Sun


There's a new challenge today on the Cute Card Thursday Challege Blog and this week our theme is 'fun in the sun'.  You can find all the details about the challenge here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor for this challenge is the wonderful:

http://www.disdigistamps.com/

For my card I've used another of the new flamingo digi stamp sets from Imagine That Digi Stamp.

This one is called 'Flamingo Beach' and you can find it here on the website.

Here's what you get in the set:


I used the outline version of the digi stamp, coloured with Promarkers.  The backing paper I used comes as part of the set and I die cut a circle of yellow card for the sun to fit in with our challenge theme.  The sentiment is also part of the set.

GDT Card for Hanna and Friends Challenge - Ribbon


This is my GDT card for today's new Hanna and Friends challenge and theme is 'ribbon' - you can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

This is another of the cards I designed for my recent Little Claire Designs Christmas workshop day.  

The base is a tag card which is available here on the website and the stamp is from the Little Claire Designs Stamp Box which is still on sale on the website here.

The snowflake is cut from white card cover in Glitter Film which is available here.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

New Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes


There's a new challenge today on Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog and, as always, it's an 'anything goes' theme.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsors this week are:


and


For my card I've used a digi stamp from Cute as Button called 'Reindeer Bells' - you can find it here on their website.

I coloured the image with Promarkers and used paper from Craft Creations.  The circle sentiment is from Craftwork Cards.

GDT Card for Sunny Day Crafting - G is for Giraffe


Today I'm sharing my Guest Designer card for the Sunny Day Crafting Challenge - a big thank you to Janis for asking me to join you!


The theme for this week's challenge is 'G is for Giraffe' and you can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used a stamp from Little Claire Designs called 'Dinkies Cutest Giraffes' - you can find it here on their website.

I coloured the stamped image with Promarkers and used paper from a First Edition pad.  The sentiment I've used is also from Little Claire Designs.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

 The Corrosive Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'
Pinspirational Challenge
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - 'anything goes'
Penny Black and More Challenge - 'all creatures great and small'
Craft Rocket Challenge - 'animal kingdom'
Crafting by Designs - 'anything goes

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

New Sparkles Challenge - Birthday


There's a new challenge today on the Sparkles Challenge Blog and this month our theme is 'birthday' - you can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used one of the new release flamingo sets from Imagine That Digi Stamp - there are three in total and I'll be sharing cards made with them all over the next couple of weeks.

This set is called 'Flamingo Birthday' and you can find it here on the website.

Here's what you get in the set:


I've used the outline version of the main image and coloured it with Promarkers.  I've used paper from Echo Park combined with some black paper.  I used a punch to round two of the corners on the layers and finished the card with some black gems.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Passion for Promarkers - 'pretty pastels'
Monochrome Magic - 'anything monochrome goes'
Emerald City Crafts Challenge - 'anything goes'
Moving Along With the Times - 'things that fly'

New Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge - Fancy Folds


We've got a new challenge today on the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge Blog and this fortnight we're looking for 'fancy folds'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

I'm sharing another of the cards I designed for my recent Little Claire Designs Christmas workshop day.  The card has three main panels with two smaller panels in between the main ones.  Here's what it looks from one side to show some of the folds:


The stamp I've used is from the current Little Claire Designs Christmas Stamp Box which is still available on the website here

I coloured the stamped image with Promarkers and added some Glitter Film (available here) over the top of the image.

The papers I've used are from Craft Creations and the snowflake is a die from Sweet Dixie. 

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - 'anything goes'
Tuesday Throwdown - 'anything goes'
Creatalicious Challenge - 'anything goes/glitter and bling'
Dream Valley Challenge - 'Christmas animals'
Penny Black and More - 'all creatures great and small'
Craft Rocket Challenges - 'animal kingdom'

New Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge - Back to School


There's a new challenge today on the Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge Blog and this time our theme is 'back to school'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

The prizes on offer for this challenge are:


For my card I've used a stamp from Crafty Sentiments Designs called 'Back to School' - you can find it here on their website.

I coloured the stamped image with Promarkers and used a sentiment from a Uniko stamp set.  The paper I've used is from a Forever Friends Christmas paper pad and I've used some gems from Poundland.
 
I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'for a child'
Let's Craft and Create - 'hey dude'
Pink and Main Challenges - 'school'

Christmas Cards All Year Round Reminder Post - Use Yellow


Today I'm sharing some mid-challenge inspiration for the Christmas Cards All Year Round Challenge - this month we're asking you to 'use yellow'.  You can find all the details here in the original challenge post.  There's more inspiration in the reminder post here

The prize on offer for this month's winner is:


For my card I've used a digi stamp from Mari Digis called 'Merry Christmas 2' - it's available here on the Stamping Studio website.  I coloured the image with Promarkers and used paper from Craft Creations and some Bazzill card.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - 'anything goes'
Dream Valley Challenge - 'Christmas animals'
My Time to Craft Challenge - 'hats and bags'

Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Extra Challenge Reminder - Anything Goes


It's time to share some mid-month reminder inspiration for the current challenge on Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - our theme is 'anything goes' as long as it's a Christmas creation.

You can find all the details about this month's challenge here on the challenge blog and see the rest of the mid-month inspiration here.

I'm sharing one of the cards I designed for my recent Little Claire Designs Christmas workshop day.  For this card I used the 'Dinkies Goosey and Lucy Geese' stamp which you can find here on the website.

The star is a separate stamp so I used it to stamp the background - both this and the stamped image were coloured with Promarkers.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Christmas Card Challenges - 'anything goes'
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - 'anything goes'
Moving Along With the Times - 'things that fly'

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