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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Flowers and Ivy

A birthday card using leftovers from making the card in my previous post, following the Tic Tac Toe at Mema's Crafts.

I chose Ribbon/Lace + Flowers/Doily + Die Cut/Punches



Cardstock - mint green card blank, light green 
Paper - My Mind's Eye Stella & Rose
Die - Joanna Sheen Signature Dies Ivory Flourish
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, glue dots, Sailor 2in1 roller ball glue pen
Other - felt lace trim, paper flowers, pearl, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Card and Scrap Challenge 84 - Flowers
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Anything Goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper October Challenge - Always Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tissue Flowers



Cardstock - mint green square card blank, light mint green
Paper - My Mind's Eye Stella & Rose, white tissue paper
Dies - Spellbinders Rose Creations, Marianne Design Creatables Button Bloom (leaves)
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape
Other - American Crafts mini pearl brads, sentiment srticker

Challenges:
Card and Scrap Challenge 84 - Flowers
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Anything Goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper October Challenge - Always Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Happy Birthday

A simple card following the Bingo at Crafty Calendar, with some bright retro floral paper and a large blue bloom.  The Happy Birthday die was a freebie with a magazine  : )


I chose Flowers+Sentiment+Blue




Cardstock - white square card blank
Paper - My Minds Eye Stella & Rose, Carta Bella Alphabet Junction (blue)
Die - unknown (freebie from magazine)
Adhesives - ds tape, glue dots, Sailor 2in1 roller ball glue pen
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - paper flower, antique bronze filigree, yellow flatback flower centre

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Christmas Ornaments


Cardstock - red square card blank, white, red
Dies - Memory Box Classic Ornament and Swirl Ornament
Embossing Folder - Couture Creations Champagne and Holly
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue, foam tape
Other - gold rhinestones, sentiment sticker

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Christmas Deer

A simple Christmas card with the embossed image being most of the design.  I just added a sentiment and the Classy Deer Sweet Cuts from Sweet Stamps.


Cardstock - kraft card blank, white, kraft
Die - Sweet Stamps Sweet Cuts Classy Deer
Embossing Folder - Couture Creations Reindeer Silhouette
Adhesives - ds tape, Sailor 2in1 rollerball glue pen
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, bone folder (to burnish flat the bevelled edges of the deer die-cut as it was facing the wrong way IYKWIM)
Other - sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Crafty Hazelnut's October Christmas Challenge Extra - Always Christmas Anything Goes 

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 20 October 2014

Autumn Butterflies

A simple card in Autumn colours using up some of my seemingly never-ending scraps.


Cardstock - white card blank, white, Rosie's Studio textured Nectar
Paper - My Minds Eye Stella & Rose
Dies - CC Designs Cutters butterflies, Spellbinders Mega Ovals
Embossing Folder - Craft Concepts Budding Vine
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue
Other - rhinestones, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Emerald Faeries Challenge 60 - Things With Wings

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Oriental Beauty

A card using one of the lovely Stylish Short Cut toppers from Stamp In Style and paper I won in blog candy from D.L.Art, thanks Diana  :  )


Cardstock - white square card blank, black snippets, Rosie's Studio textured black
Paper - Carta Bella Alphabet Junction
Topper - Stamp In Style Stylish Short Cuts
Dies - Sweet Stamps Sweet Cuts Mini Flowers 
Adhesives - ds tape, Sailor 2in1 roller ball glue pen
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - black rhnestones, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - O is for . . . . Oriental

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 13 October 2014

Choc Mint Butterfly

A CAS card using offcuts of patterned paper from my previous Choc Mint card here, following the Bingo at Crafty Calendar.

I chose Pearls + Sentiment + Die Cuts



Cardstock - white card blank, white snippet, Becky Higgins Project Life Jade Edition textured card for butterfly
Paper - My Minds Eye Stella and Rose snippets
Embossing Folder - Craft Concepts Budding Vine
Dies - Marianne Design Creatables butterfly, Spellbinders Mega Ovals
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Tombow Mono Multi glue
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - sentiment sticker, choc pearls

Challenges:
Emerald Faeries Challenge 60 - Things With Wings
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Gears Tag

A masculine card using some old stuff from my stash.  The only new thing would be the Memory Box die for the gears on the tag.


Cardstock - kraft card blank, silver 
Paper - My Minds Eye Stella and Rose 
Dies - Memory Box Mini Gears
Stamp - Kaisercraft On The Move
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Sailor 2in1 roller ball glue pen
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars compact stamp press, Tonic Tim Holtz distress tool
Other - kraft tag with twine, blue wool snippet, natural ribbon snippet, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Oldie But A Goodie - 1 image + 2 papers + 3 finishing touches (ribbon, wool, gears)
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Sunday, 5 October 2014

Pink


Cardstock - black square card blank, white, Rosie's Studio textured Icing and black
Topper - Stamp In Style Stylish Short Cuts 
Dies - Sweet Stamps Sweet Cuts Mini Medallion and Mini Flowers
Embossing Folder - Couture Creations Asian Wave
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Sailor 2-in-1 roller ball glue pen, glue dot
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - Portacraft black rhinestone, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Finishing Touch (rhinestone, sentiment)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Sparkle and Dazzle

A birthday card with big flower and pretty impressive bling using the Bingo at Crafty Calendar for inspiration.

I chose Sparkle + Sentiment + Embossing
Cardstock - black square card blank, purple
Embossing Folder - Cuttlebug Damask Frame set
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - Tombow Mono Multi, Ranger Glossy Accents, ds tape, glue dots
Other - Bazzill Basics Gerbera, brocade ribbon from Craft Queen, bling from Docrafts Papermania Sew Lovely charm pack, Portacraft black rhinestones, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Finishing Touch (bling and rhinestones)
Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge 196 - 3 of thesame letter ~ B (bling, bloom, black)
Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR#168 - Halloween Colours (purple and black)
The ABC Challenge - U for Unique/Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Shabby Choc Mint

Another CAS card, trying to use up items from my stash before buying more, plus have a few craft fairs and festivals to make lots of stock for so mostly quick and easy from now til Christmas :  )


Cardstock - white card blank
Paper - My Minds Eye Stella and Rose, tissue paper for flower
Dies - Spellbinders Rose Creations
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - Docrafts Papermania adhesive crocher border in Oyster Blush, American Crafts pearl brad, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Finishing Touch (lace and sentiment)
Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge 196 - 3 of the same letter ~ B (brad, bloom, birthday)
That Craft Place - Shabby Chic

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Lace

A very CAS card using some beautiful Prima paper and lovely lace from my stash.


Cardstock - white square card blank, white
Paper - Prima Annalee
Die - Spellbinders Mega Scalloped Oval
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape
Other - lace, sentiment sticker

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Happy Birthday


Cardstock - Black square card blank, black snippets
Paper - Kaisercraft Attitude!
Dies - Spellbinders Labels 18, Spellbinders Double Ended Tags
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - silver brads, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Cardz TV Challenge 1 - Dots and Stripes
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Finishing Touch (brads)
Crafty Catz - Happy Birthday
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Saturday, 27 September 2014

Holiday in Paris


Cardstock - square pink card blank, white, Rosie's Studio textured Blush, Icing and black
Paper - from a Merci animal prints mini stack
Topper - Stamp In Style Stylish Short Cuts 
Dies - Tattered Lace Lacy Rose Collection, Sweet Stamps Sweet Cuts Mini Flowers
Adhesives - ds tape, Sailor 2-in-1 roller ball glue pen, glue dots
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - Portacraft pink rhinestones

Challenges:
Sweet Stamps Challenge 188 - Favorite Embellishment (flowers)
Time Out Challenge 15 - 2 of something (flowers)
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny