Sunday, 28 February 2010

Lili of the Valley Challenge 47

I was on a roll today with my card making. The challenge at Lili of the Valley was to follow a sketch. I find that following a sketch is so much easier than having to think of a layout.

This sketch gave me the opportunity to ink up my Lili of the Valley stamp that I've had for a while, but thought it was ideal for Mothers Day. I used Papermania Blueberry Hill papers for the background, I think the flowers I used were bought from Hobbycraft. I'm hoping that these will actually stay on the card after the lovely Bev Rochester let me know what type of glue she uses on her cards, as I'd noticed that some of the flowers I've used on other cards didn't want to stay put lol.

Mo's Digital Pencil - Challenge #20

The challenge at Mo's Digital Pencil was to create a card using a sketch by Dawn Burnworth who was the February hostess. Dawn creates some beautiful cards. Here's a link to her blog . You had to use this sketch

The card I created was using Birthday Fairy Lee. How cute is she. I used Forever Friends paper "For You", and used good old glamour dust to give Lees wings a bit of sparkle.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Cupcake Craft Challenge 78 & Pink Elephant Challenge #54

Today I've made a card to enter 2 challenges. The first is Cupcake Craft Challenges which was to keep your card simple. The 2nd challenge was The Pink Elephant Challenge #54 which was to use ribbon on your card.

I have used a digital stamp called 'Wings of Hope'. This is a special limited edition digital image designed by Crissy Armstrong for Whimsy Stamps. All proceeds (minus any Paypal fees) from the sale of this image will be sent to the American Red Cross disaster relief for Haiti. The papers are Forever Friends "Pink Parfait" and I have used Cotton Candy Stickles on the horses tail and mane, and sheer pink ribbon on the corners of the card. So a simple card with ribbon.

Hope everyone had a good Pancake Tuesday. Me and hubby had golden syrup on ours, mum is the traditionalist and had sugar and lemon on hers.

Sunday, 7 February 2010

The Play Date Cafe Challenge #15

This weeks challenge at the Play Date Cafe was to use the colours above.
After a pile of papers rooted out (I'm sure that I'm colour blind), I found the right colours (I hope), and this is the card I created. The background paper I used was the new Papermania Aqua Capsule collection. The image was another Mo Manning freebie Bronte and Louis.

Friday, 5 February 2010

Stampin' for the Weekend - Love is in the Air

The challenge at Stampin' for the Weekend is to create a project or card with a theme of valentines day. I entered this card in the last Friday Sketchers challenge which is were I got the sketch, but its a valentine theme so I thought I'd enter it for the Love is in the Air challenge. Its a card for my hubby. The image was a freebie Mo Manning image "Bella hearts Bronte", aren't they just so cute.

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Friday Sketchers #87

Here's my card for this weeks Friday Sketchers challenge sponsored by Totally Stampalicious. It gave me the inspiration to make hubbies valentines card. The papers were a freebie, the image was one of Mo Mannings brilliant images "Bella hearts Bronte" (another freebie). I used my Martha Stewart punch for the hearts, used my cuttlebug embossing folder Spots & Dots on the middle bit, and added a touch of Cotton Candy Stickles to the centre of the hearts. It was quite difficult making this card with hubbie sitting in the same room as me. Thank god for the football - Leeds v Tottenham.