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Friday, 28 April 2017

Owl


Cardstock - 5" brown card blank, American Crafts Pastels textured blue and peach, X-Press It blending card
Stamp - Stampendous PenPattern Owl
Ink - Memento Rich Cocoa
Markers - Bic Mark-It Peach Parfait, Oceanview Blue, Summer Melon, Spectrum Noir BT1, TN2, Pro Marker Apple Green, Meadow Green
Die - Spellbinders Classic Ovals
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, CraftersChoice tacky craft glue
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars compact stamp press
Other - sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Bizzy Becs April Challenge - Anything Goes
Simon Says Wednesday - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Birthday Flower Pot

A simple birthday card, the colour combo inspired by the mood board at Scrapbook Boutique. The paper and flowers I recently won from Di at Pixie's Snippets Playground go so well with the pastel mood.





Cardstock - pink 5" card blank, kraft snippets, pink and white snippets
Paper - docrafts Papermania Spots & Stripes > Pastels
Dies - Top Dog Purse Card Finishers Set (pot and butterfly), Spellbinders Blooms One, Sizzix Tim Holtz Labels
Embossing Folder - Craft Concepts Budding Vine
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, CraftersChoice tacky craft glue, glue dots
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - sentiment sticker, docrafts Papermania Spots & Stripes > Pastels Big Bloomers, pearl flower centres, pearls

Challenges:
Bizzy Becs April Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 14 April 2017

Butterfly Bling


Cardstock - Stampin' Up Island Indigo, Becky Higgins Project Life Blush Edition textured card, X-Press It blending card
Stamp - Stampendous PenPattern Butterfly
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black
Markers - Spectrum Noir Turquoises BT5, BT7
Dies - Stampendous Butterfly, Inspired By Stamping Fancy Label Dies 3
Embossing Folder - Portacraft
Adhesives - ds tape, CraftersChoice tacky craft glue, foam tape
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars compact stamp press
Other - sentiment sticker, teal rhinestones

Challenges:
Allsorts Challenge Week 410 - Bring on the Bling
Bizzy Becs April Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Botanical Blooms Thanks

A pastel flowers card using the Botanical Builder die set from Stampin' Up again, inspiration from the mood boards at Scrapbook Boutique and Simon Says Wednesday Challenges, both with a theme of pretty spring colours.

          
Scrapbook Boutique Challenge
spring-inspiration-board
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge

 

Cardstock - kraft, pastel snippets
Paper - docrafts Papermania Spots & Stripes > Pastels (thanks Di : )
Dies - Stampin' Up Botanical Builder, no-name leaf dies, Elizabeth Craft "Thanks"
Adhesives - ds tape, ds sticky sheet, CraftersChoice tacky craft glue
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - Xincheng Say It In Crystals bling

Challenges:
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Inspiration Board

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Butterflies

A large A5 card with butterflies and bling for Mothers Day.


Cardstock - white A4 folded in half, American Crafts textured lilac
Paper - Sugar & Spice Studio Cottage Garden
Dies - HOTP Paper Artist Butterflies, Stampin' Up Rose Garden thinlits (label)
Adhesives - ds tape. CraftersChoice tacky craft glue
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - 3D butterfly stickers (top layer), sentiment sticker, lilac rhinestones

Challenges:
Allsorts Challenge Week 410 - Bring on the Bling

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Peacock

A simple but striking Mothers Day card using my cheapie no-name peacock die . . . it cuts beautifully, much better than many of my more expensive dies 😤

Cardstock - Stampin' Up Bermuda Bay, kraft
Paper - Kaisercraft Madame Boutique
Dies - Inspired By Stamping Fancy Label Dies 3, no-name peacock
Adhesives - ds tape, ds sticky sheet
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - aqua rhinestone, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Allsorts Challenge Week 410 - Bring on the Bling
Bizzy Becs April Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 7 April 2017

Birthday Blooms

A birthday card with texture for Di's Digi Designs Challenge, using my favourite Botanical Builder die set from Stampin' Up plus a cheapie no-name leaf die.



Cardstock - pink card blank, kraft, American Crafts Pastels pink and darker pink, Stampin' Up Mint Macaron
Dies - Stampin' Up Botanical Builder framelits, no-name larger leaf die
Embossing Folder - Elizabeth Craft Flower Mosaic 
Adhesives - CraftersChoice tacky craft glue, Sookwang ds tape
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - Krafters Korner Craft Rope (hessian ribbon), pale pink grosgrain ribbon, sentiment sticker, Xincheng Say It In Crystals bling

Challenges:
Di's Digi Designs - Add Some Texture

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 3 April 2017

Christmas Bird

Time to start the Christmas cards again, this one using up some red and green snippets for a poinsettia on this lovely vintagey patterned paper from Kaisercraft.


Cardstock - 5" red card blank, snippets of red and green
Paper - Kaisercraft Turtle Dove 
Dies - Poppy Stamps Small Luxe Poinsettia background and outline
Adhesives - ds tape, Cosmic shimmer glue, glue dot
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - red flower cabochon 

Challenges:
Deep Ocean Challenge 151 - Flowers Everywhere
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Things With Wings

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Flowers for Mum

A simple Mothers Day card with a bit of bling, the patterned paper is the design 😊


Cardstock - 6" white card blank, Rosie's Studio textured Blush
Paper - Sugar & Spice Studio Cottage Garden
Dies - Die-Versions Little Lizzie font
Adhesives - ds tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - pink rhinestones

Challenges:
Deep Ocean Challenge 151 - Flowers Everywhere
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Things With Wings

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Mother's Day Sunflower

A Mothers Day card with a large sunflower made with the Stampin' Up Festive Flower punch.


Cardstock - 5" kraft card blank, Rosie's Studio textured Lagoon
Paper - Kaisercraft Madame Boutique, Stampin' Up Botanical Gardens
Dies/Punches - Stampin' Up Festive Flower Punch, QuicKutz Nesting Scallops
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, sponge daubers
Adhesives - ds tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue
Other - sentiment sticker, Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Inks: Scattered Straw and Vintage Photo, green mesh trim

Challenges:
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - For a Special Lady/Girl
Crafty Calendar March Challenge - Mum's Day/Special Female
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Handmade Flowers

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Happy Mother's Day

A Mothers Day card using my Spellbinders Sunflower die set, sunflowers don't have to be yellow?


Cardstock - Stampin' Up Bermuda Bay, Rosie's Studio textured Lagoon
Paper - Stampin' Up Wildflower Fields
Dies - Spellbinders Sunflower, Marianne Design Button Blooms
Adhesives - ds tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue, foam tape, glue dot
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - doily, sentiment sticker, silver flower centre

Challenges:
Allsorts Challenge Week 406 - For Ladies and Girls
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - For a Special Lady/Girl
Crafty Calendar March Challenge - Mum's Day/Special Female
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Handmade Flowers

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Saturday, 11 March 2017

Springtime Butterflies

A card using my favourite of the moment butterfly die combo, one a Joycrafts and the smaller one a no-name cheapie that looks suspiciously like just a smaller version of the Joycrafts one  :  )


Cardstock - pink 5" card blank, pink snippets
Paper - My Mind's Eye Everyday Tango
Stamp - Hero Arts Leafy Vines
Ink - Memento Rose Bud
Dies - Joy!crafts Vintage Flourishes butterfly, no-name butterfly
Adhesives - ds tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars compact stamp press
Other - pink rhinestones

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 10 February 2017

Lavender and Lace

An early Mothers Day card (got a craft fair in 3 weeks so need to build up stock) using the beautiful lacy mood board at Double D for inspiration.



Cardstock - 5" white card blank, white snippet
Paper - Sugar & Spice Studio Cottage Garden
Die - Inspired By Stamping Fancy Label Dies 3
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue, glue dot
Other - wide white lace, Wild Orchid Crafts purple rose (bud removed), pearl flower centre, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Double D Challenge - Lavender and Lace + Mood Board

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Sunflower

A birthday card using a sketch from Cardz TV with my favourite sunshiny happy flower again for  As You Like It Challenge.

Cardz TV Sketch 6



Cardstock - 6" card blank, Rosie's Studio textured Daisy snippets
Paper - Stampin' Up Botanical Gardens
Dies - Spellbinders Sunflower, Memory Box Marietta Buckle
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue, glue dot
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - paper doily, silver flower centre, sentiment sticker, ribbon snippet

Challenges:
As You Like It - Favourite Flower (sunflowers, so bright and sunny : ) 

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Sunflowers

Another NBUS sunflower card.  I received a few sunflowery gifts for Christmas, one of them the mini sunflower die from Joy!crafts, which will be great for daisies as well : )



Cardstock - kraft card blank, snippets of yellow and espresso
Paper - Kaisercraft Rustic Harmony
Dies - Joy!crafts Sunflower
Adhesives - ds tape, Crafters Choice tacky craft glue, Cosmic Shimmer glue
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - green lacy trim, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
djkardcreations NBUS#10 - Never Before Used Schtuff  (sunflower die)
As You Like It - Favourite Flower (sunflowers, so bright and sunny : ) 
Simon Says Work It Wednesday: January - New Project + New Product (sunflower die)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Sunflower

My second entry for Darnell's NBUS challenge this week, a simple one layer card using a new sunflower stencil.  I love sunflowers, so bright and sunny : )



Cardstock - 6" pearl card blank
Stencil - The Crafters Workshop Mini Joyful Sunflower
Ink - Ranger Tim Holtz Scattered Straw and Vintage Photo distress inks, Memento Bamboo Leaves and Dandelion
Tools - sponge daubers
Other - copper sentiment sticker

Challenges:
djkardcreations NBUS#10 - Never Before Used Schtuff  (sunflower stencil)
As You Like It - Favourite Flower (sunflowers, so bright and sunny : ) 
Simon Says Work It Wednesday: January - New Project + New Product (sunflower stencil)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 30 January 2017

Holly Christmas

A Q+E Christmas card using paper and ephemera from Couture Creations Christmas Emporium collection.  I don't usually use the bit and pieces that come with collections, just concentrate on trying to use all the patterned paper, but then left with unused stuff  : (


Cardstock - white card blank, Rosie's Studio textured Ruby
Paper and Ephemera - Couture Creations Christmas Emporium
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Teal Owl

It is Week 3 of Darnell's NBUS challenges, I used my Stampendous PenPattern Owl stamp that I've had for a while, but never used.  This card uses Cardz TV sketch 4 again, but this time I turned it for a vertical upright card.  I seem to be working with a lot of turquoises and teals lately  : )



Cardstock - white card blank, Stampin' Up Island Indigo, Becky Higgins Project Life Textured Cards Blush Edition, Xpress-It blending card
Stamp - Stampendous PenPattern Owl
Ink - Memento Teal Zeal
Markers - Spectrum Noir BT1, BT2, BT4, BT5, BT7, GB1, TN2, Kaiserfusion BR04, Promarker G338 (Apple Green) and G339 (Meadow Green), Bic Mark-it Moonstone Yellow
Tools - Fiskars compact stamp press, scissors for fussy cutting, We R Memory Keepers Crop-A-Dile corner chomper
Adhesives - ds tape, Crafters Choice tacky craft glue, Cosmic Shimmer glue
Other - sentiment sticker, aqua rhinestones, white mesh

Challenges:
djkardcreations NBUS#10 - Never Before Used Schtuff  (owl stamp)
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Spread Your Wings

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Saturday, 28 January 2017

Teal Butterfly

A card for CardzTV where the challenge is to make a birthday card following any of Mary's sketches; I chose Sketch 4.



Cardstock - white card blank, core'dinations Tim Holtz Kraft Core Nostalgic Collection, Stampin' Up Island Indigo, Becky Higgins Project Life Textured Cards Blush Edition, Xpress-It blending card
Stamp - Stampendous Pen Pattern Buttlerfly and matching die
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black
Markers - Spectrum Noir BT5, BT7. BT9
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars compact stamp press, We R Memory Keepers Crop-A-Dile corner chomper
Adhesives - ds tape, Crafters Choice tacky craft glue
Other - aqua rhinestones, Kaisercraft sentiment rub-on, aqua/white ribbon

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Spread Your Wings

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Leafy Vines

Another card for Darnell's NBUS challenge, using my never-before-inked Hero Arts Leafy Vines stamp that I've had for a couple of years, another one of those just-had-to-haves  : )



Cardstock - 5" white card blank, black, black snippets
Paper - Kaisercraft Rustic Harmony
Stamp - Hero Arts Leafy Vines
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black
Adhesives - ds tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue
Tools - Fiskars compact stamp press, Sizzix Tim Holtz butterfly punch, Sullivans butterfly punch
Other - sentiment sticker, black rhinestones

Challenges:
djkardcreations NBUS#9 - Never Before Used Schtuff (Hero Arts Leafy Vines stamp) 
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Spread Your Wings

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny