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Sunday, 29 March 2015

Swallowtail


Cardstock - A4 white folded in half, American Crafts Pastels + snippet
Paper - Kaisercraft Madame Boutique (background) and Sweet Nothings (stamped)
Stamp - Stampin' Up! Swallowtail
Ink - Memento Toffee Crunch
Dies - Spellbinders Mega Ovals and Mega Scalloped Ovals
Embossing Folder - Mpress Spring Drop Collection
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Cutter-bee scissors for fussy cutting
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, glue dots
Other - sentiment sticker, crochet lace snippet, pearls

Challenges:
Simon Says March Work It Wednesday - Stamp
The Artistic Stamper March Challenge - Spring Is Coming
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge 135 - Girly
Papertake Weekly - A Cut Above

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Butterfly


Cardstock - A4 white folded in half, navy blue, white and navy snippets
Paper - Bella! Orental Chic
Dies - HOTP Paper Artist 3 Butterflies And 2 Shadows
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape,
Other - sentiment sticker, rhinestones

Challenges:
Butterfly Challenge 27 - Butterflies + Corners
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge 135 - Girly
Papertake Weekly - A Cut Above

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Pink and Black

Another card for Darnell's NBUS challenge using some beautiful paper that I keep forgetting I have.



Cardstock - A4 white folded in half, black
Paper - NBUS Couture Creations Damask Delight
Dies - Spellbinders Decorative Labels Eight, Creative Expressions Sue Wilson Finishing Touches Faux Quilled Blooms, Susana's Custom Art Garden Corners
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, ds sticky sheet, foam tape, glue dots, Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue
Other - pink and black flower trim, pink paper flower, silver and black flower centre from Craft Queen, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
NBUS Challenge 4 - Never Before Used Paper
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge 135 - Girly
Papertake Weekly - A Cut Above
Bizzy Becs March Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Spring Flower


Cardstock - 6" square white card blank, white snippets
Paper - My Minds Eye Stella and Rose, Carta Bella Alphabet Junction
Dies - Creative Expressions Sue Wilson Finishing Touches Mosaic Leaves
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars interchangeable birder punch Lacey Doubles
Adhesives - ds tape, Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue, glue dots
Other - paper flowers, sequin bling flower, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge 135 - Girly
Fab n Funky Challenge 251 - Spring Into Colour
Stamp and Create March Challenge - Is It Spring Yet?

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tree Negative

This card uses the negative die cut from my previous card and has a Tree of Life charm (from a NBUS pack bought ages ago for jewellery purposes but . . . . ) tied on with twine.



Cardstock - white card blank, dark olive, light olive snippet
Paper - Kaisercraft Heirloom, DCWV Old World Matstack
Die - QuicKutz tree
Stamp - Inspired By Stamping Petit Banners
Ink - Memento Rich Cocoa
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars compact stamp press, Cutter-bee scissors
Adhesives - ds tape, ds sticky sheet, foam tape
Other - twine snippet, tree charm, brown pearls

Challenges:
NBUS Challenge 4 - Never Before Used charms
Inspired By Stamping March Customer Gallery
Inspired by Stamping IBSIC#92 - Twine
Pixie's Crafty Workshop: Snippets Playground Week 169
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper March Challenge - Always Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tree


Cardstock - white square card blank, Rosie's Studio textured Cocoa
Paper - Kaisercraft Heirloom (background + label), DCWV Old World Matstack (tree)
Die - QuicKutz tree
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, ds sticky sheet
Other - Krafters Korner Craft Topper sentiment label

Challenges:
Country View March Challenge - Anything Goes
Bizzy Becs March Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 23 March 2015

Birthday Cats

A quick and easy card (once I got the printer to work) in kraft and black using an image from Dover Sampler.


Cardstock - black card blank, kraft, black
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape
Other - sentiment sticker, black pearls, Memento Black Tuxedo ink for sponging

Challenges:
Crafty Catz Challenge 271 - No Design Papers
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Lions and Lambs (and any other animals)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Saturday, 21 March 2015

Japanese Scene

A card for Darnell's NBUS challenge using the sketch at Tuesday Morning Sketches. I have had this Stamp-It stamp for about a year and today is the first time it has seen ink.  I coloured the image with alcohol markers, but I think it may look nicer in water colours.




Cardstock - 6" white card blank, black, X-press It blending card
Paper - My Minds Eye Stella and Rose
Stamp - Stamp-It Japanese Scene
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black
Markers - Copic E33 (Sand), KaiserFusion BR04 (Bronze), Bic Mark-it Cloud Nine Grey, Honey Brown, Moonstone Yellow, Forest Green
Dies - QuicKutz Nesting Circles, CC Designs Cutters Phlox Flowers
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars compact stamp press
Adhesives - ds tape, glue dots
Other - natural (colour) mesh, white felt snippets, black pearls, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
NBUS Challenge 4 - Never Before Used Stamp
Tuesday Morning Sketches Challenge 292 
One Crazy Stamper March Challenge - Anything Goes
Sister Act Challenge 98 - Anything Goes
Bizzy Becs March Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Flower Pot


Cardstock - Rosie's Studio textured Carrot, light green snippet, white for liner
Dies - Spellbinders Flower Pots, Creative Expressions Sue Wilson Finishing Touches Mosaic Leaves
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, glue dots, Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue
Other - sentiment sticker, Craft Spot Designer Flowers, buttons

Challenges:
Crafty Catz Challenge 271 - No Design Papers
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge 135 - Girly
Whimsy Stamps Challenge 81 - use a die cut
Sister Act Challenge 98 - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 20 March 2015

Springtime Butterfly


Cardstock - white card blank, white snippet, Rosie's Studio textured Lagoon
Paper - My Minds Eye Collectable Notable
Dies - Die-versions Whispers Summer Flowers Background, HOTP Paper Artist 3 Butterflies, Inspired By Stamping Fancy Label Dies 3
Stamp - Kaisercraft Occasions
Ink - Ranger Tim Holtz Evergreen Bough Distress Ink
Adhesives - ds tape, Portacraft double-sided sticky sheet, foam tape
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars compact stamp press
Other - Couture Creations rhinestones

Challenges:
Butterfly Challenge 26 - Butterflies + Patterned Paper
Card Mania Challenge 66 - Spring
Stamp and Create March Challenge - Is It Spring Yet?
Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR#191 - Super Scraps Saturday

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Green Tree


Cardstock - white 5" square card blank, green and kraft snippets
Paper - Authentique Free Bird Nest Comfort & Familiar
Dies - QuicKutz tree, Whimsy Stamps Shapeology Corner Die Set
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, ds sticky sheet, foam tape
Other - Portacraft Burlap Webbing snippet, Krafters Korner Craft Topper sentiment label

Challenges:
Whimsy Stamps Challenge 81 - use a die cut
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge 71 -  Spots and/or stripes
Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR#191 - Super Scraps Saturday
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes + Ribbon

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Terracotta Pots

A Mothers Day card using a few green scraps and my new Spellbinders Flower Pots dies.


Cardstock - white card blank, green snippets, Rosie's Studio textured Carrot
Embossing Folders - Sizzix Tim Holts Texture Fades - Bricked, Craft Concepts Budding Vine
Dies - Spellbinders Flower Pots, QuicKutz Spring foliage (light green embossed) and tree, Marianne Design Creatables Frame and Flourish (small flourish), CC Designs Vine
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, bone folder and paper trimmer for scoring pots
Adhesives - ds tape, Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue
Other - sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR#191 - Super Scraps Saturday

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 13 March 2015

Antique Butterfly


Cardstock - white square card blank, white for printing, kraft, cream snippet, Rosie's Studio textured Lagoon
Paper - Crate Paper Portrait
Image - Antique Images
Dies - Spellbinders Decorative Labels Eight, QuicKutz Nesting Lace Circles and Nesting Circles
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Becky Higgins corner rounder
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape
Other - sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Butterfly Challenge 26 - Butterflies + Patterned Paper
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Things That Fly
Bizzy Becs March Challenge - Anything Goes
Sister Act Challenge 97 - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Home Tweet Home


Cardstock - blue card blank, white for printing
Image - Doodle Pantry Tweet House (colour), Birds Cards sentiment
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape
Tools - EK Success Cutter-bee scissors for fussy cutting

Challenges:
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Things That Fly
Simon Says Monday Challenge - B is for . . . . Blue Birds
Bizzy Becs March Challenge - Anything Goes
Sister Act Challenge 97 - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Antique Butterfly

Another card with a digital image, but with a bit more work in it.  The butterfly image is from Antique Images, printed twice, the wings cut out and popped up on foam tape.


Cardstock - cream card blank, white for printing, Rosie's Studio textured cream
Tools - Sizzix big Shot
Dies - Nellie Snellen Incire Flower, Memory Box Marietta Buckle
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Ranger Glossy Accents
Other - cream lace, cream paper rose, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Things That Fly
Simon Says Monday Challenge - B is for . . . . Butterfly
Bizzy Becs March Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny