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Friday, 30 May 2008

Wendy`s sketch challenge NO 12

Here is sketch no 12.

The papers And button toppers that I have used come from kay miller. I mounted them onto some purple card, the ribbons came from my craft stash.
I have coloured a hangler image with water colours.

If anyone would like to join in the sketch challenge please leave me a comment and I would love to come and take a look

Monday, 26 May 2008

Sons got Engaged

The Box
I have used my Keepsake Tall Stories Board to make this card, Its in a pale blue Pearlescent card.( not showing very well in photo)

All the papers used came from Pinkpetticoats, I Printed some verse, one went on the inside page, the other next to the flower bouquet.
I just finished with some peel off borders

Playing 2

Here is the second Emmy
This one I used the Marvy Pens, Nice and bright but the colours did not blend as much as with the pencils.
I printed a happy birthday onto some card, The paper was one from my bit box, Some dark ribbon at the top with a prima flower and brad added.
Then I just had to pop Emmy into place


I have been having a play this afternoon water colouring, One Emmy I coloured with Pencils, The other with Marvy le plume pens.

This one was done with pencils, It gave nice soft shades and blended easily.

The papers and buttons are from Kay miller, I took them into my Graphic Prog blended two papers togeather, added a ric rac border and some buttons.

Printed it all onto card, then I just added Emmy

Saturday, 24 May 2008

Wendy`s sketch no 11

Here Is sketch No 11, a bit late today, I have just changed my PC , A nice new one, only thing is I cant find my way around it, Vista is so different from ME, I am getting there slowly.
I had to make this sketch this morning, all the others are still on the old PC.
If anyone would like to join in please leave a link to your blog and I will come take a look

I have used pink petticoats papers, I printed the first paper directly onto the card, Then i used the swirly one as my side mat.
My charley Stamp from cuddly buddly came this morning, So I stamped her onto some papers that I had in my bit box and decoupaged her clothes and hat.( I love this stamp, I also had two more in the same delivery)
I matted her onto some rainbow card, and added some Prima flowers also came in this mornings cuddly packet.
they matched the rainbow card a treat.

Tuesday, 20 May 2008

My Baby

here he is my baby Max, he should of been a model not a dog.
Every time the camera comes out, there he is posing away.
I think we have more photos of him over the years than of the kids.

Changed again

got a bit fed up with everything being a bit squashed up on the last setting, so another change

Monday, 19 May 2008

Cuddly BuddlyATC Challenge

Buddly Challenge 1st ATC challenge
In line with Kim's new doodle, we have set a mini challenge to use Wee Weezi the Friendly Welsh Dragon in an ATC.

oh well being a Welsh lass myself, how could I Resist this challenge, also how could I resist playing with this cute fellow .

I saved the image to my PC, and sized it to fit on an ATC in my graphic package, I then printed 3 copies onto some Anna Griffin paper that I had, I then decoupage Wee Weezi to make him stand out from the ATC.
I placed him onto some left over paper from Kay miller.
A ribbon along the one edge, some peel offs corners and borders to finish

Tilda sunday challenge

We have a very blingy Tilda here today.

On Tilda`S Sunday challenge , this week we had to use beads somewhere on our card .

I have chosen to add the beads to Tildas Dress, also to the center of the flowers.
The papers I have used are from Pinkpetticoats , also the flowers came from their big bloomer collection.
I ran some lilac paper through my cuttlebug ( I love this machine) I then glittered some of the paisley embossing and matted it onto some silver mirri card. I also added some pastel threads around the mat
I then arranged the flowers around the mat, and placed my stamped Tilda in position, she just had to have a flower of her own .
I finished with a sentiment from K and company bits box

Saturday, 17 May 2008

wendy`s sketch no 10

Ok its that time for another sketch , If anyone wants to join in leave a comment and I wil come take a look.

For my sample I have been using some of the lovely papers from Kay miller again.
This set is called hopes and dreams. I printed one of the papers onto my cardstock to make the base of the card, I then printed a two matching paper to make the mat and the ribbon strip, the topper also comes from this set.I then used a peel off and some blue gems to add the finishing touch

Tuesday, 13 May 2008

Spring clean , Summer time blog

Spring clean for summer
Well everyone has been changing their blogs, and giving them an update.
I have been a bit afraid to do this as last time I did I lost all my links and stuff, so I had to put it back the way it was ( thank goodness I had save the template).
This time everything was fine just had to jiggle my colums a bit.
As you can see I have decided to go nice and summery with a hint of lemon and an old parchment look.
I also think it shows the photos up better than the old blue that was there before.
I hope you like it, nothing like a bit if a spring clean and shake up, now for the house( anyone want to come do my house, ) I thought not

Love this one

Oh I love this one,

I used some of Kay Miller designs papers, this kit also had the little cute house and tree with it as well as some lovely backing papers.
I added both the house and tree to the background papers using my graphics programme, I also printed out a second house.
I then coloured a hanglar image using some water colours,then I decoupaged the second house and girl onto the front of the card.
I finished it off by adding the Just for you stamp at the bottom

Monday, 12 May 2008

Black & white tilda & co challenge

It's time for a bit of black and white theme, ideally no other colours to be used on you work.
(but if you are struggling with this then your magnolia image ( or 1 of if using more than 1 )may have 1 more colour of your choice.
Once again work must include a magnolia stamp, and could be anything as long as it is arty crafts.
I used some Two of the black and white designs from pink petticoats ( lola boudour).
I trimed the flower one and layered it over the dotty paper.
We were able to use one colour, so i used a reddy brown for tidas Hair, i also swept it lighty across the basket.
I then overlapped her onto some mat black card, and finished with a birthday banner

Scrapbook page

I have made this page by combining both digital and traditional scrapbooking methods.
The paper came from digital scrapbooking place, the title came from Kay miller, I have just discovered Kay`s web sit she has some great kits to download. You will find her in my shopping links section.
The picture is my hubby in Tenerife, we went up to see mount teide, we had a great day and saw some stunning views.

Saturday, 10 May 2008

Crafters companion May challenge

This challenge was set by Rachel, she wanted a nice bright card with some gems added.
We could also make a matching atc if we liked.I have not done an ATcC but might get one done later today.
This is my first card, I used papers from pink petticoats, and a lola image, I cut out a circle frame and put it through my cuttlebug, I then arranged lola inside.
I must admit to not liking the finished card.
This was my second go at the challenge, I took the first card apart and added the pieces to some pearlescent red card, a few gems were added to eacg corner and a happy birthday tag.
I am very happy with this one, I think the other was way to busy for my taste, but I am sure some of you will of liked the first better

sketch no 9

Here Is this weeks sketch,
I have used some William Morris papers, Stamped and coloured my tilda using marvey pens.
I then matted her onto some green mirri card, I had a large bag of paper flowers, so they just had to go as an extra on this card

Friday, 9 May 2008

First Tall Book

This is my first go at the glitter girls tall book.
I used some peach and white pearlescent card.
Made a peach bouquet from some paper flowers and added a nice orange feather.
The Image came from Joanna sheens fashion bouquet cd

Sunday, 4 May 2008

Tilda & Co Challenge

This weeks brief was

Decoupage Tilda & Co
Now for this week..... I would love to see you decoupage with your magnolia stamps.
This could be as simple as having a Tilda or Edwin, that is holding something, you then stamp that image out twice, cut out the item he/she is holding and then layer it up with foam pads or silicone glue, to give a 3d effect
Or you could go totally wild and build up lot’s of layers.
Please remember your work could be a card, Layout(scrapbook page) Atc, Altered Item, anything you like! alsong as your work has Magnolia Stamp on there somewhere

Here is my first attempt at one of their challenges

I stamped tilda onto the same paper that I used for the backing, I also stamped 2 images onto some plain card, these I coloured using marvy pens, I trimmed out the dress from the first image , decoupaged it over one of the coloured images, I then cut the basket, head and hair from the second, then I finished it all off with some matching ribbon

This Photo shows the layers
I enjoyed this challenge, I love my tilda stamp and hope to join in again, I have put a link to tilda & Co on my challenge section

Saturday, 3 May 2008

Sketch card no 8

Here it is sketch no 8

I have used Anna G paper for the base of the card, I have also used one of Anna`s frames over the its your day disk, then finished with a peel off and some gems up the sides

Daughters 21st bookatrix

Im using the bookatrix again, also the seven sins, I just love all the images on these sheets.
I also treated myself to a cuttle bug this week, so i ran some of the pages through the birthday embossing folder, before adding the decoupage,
I also made a gold box for the card

Yellow flowers

This was done for a friends wife, her favorite colour if yellow, I love using the keepsake boards, and working with paper flowers

Friday, 2 May 2008

Sketch No 7

Here is sketch no 7 and card made to go with it

Sketch 6

Sorry Not posted during the last few week, Been on my holls.
Here is skertch no 6 and the card made to go with it