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Thursday, 31 May 2012

On Your Wedding Day

A Wedding card using my new flower dies I bought from a craft fair last week.
The stamp is a couple of years old, but never used before.

Supplies:  white cardstock, Kaisercraft Blae and Ivy dp, Portacraft pearls, glue dots, Zig two-way glue pen, Memento Black Tuxedo ink, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Classic Edges Two and Decorative Inserts Three dies, Kreaxions flower dies, MFT Dienamics Prima Donna Petals die, Kaisercraft sentiment stamp.

Challenges:
Sentimental Sundays Challenge 104 - Pocket Full of Posies ~ flowers + sentiment
Southern Girls Challenge 45 - Dying to Diecut or Punch
Top Tip Tuesday Challenge 77 - Dig Out The Old ~ stamp, pearls, ink, cardstock, MFT die
Oldie But A Goodie Challenge - Anything Goes ~ stamp, pearls, ink, cardstock, MFT die
Perfect Sentiments PSC34 - Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge 24 - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Thinking Of You

A sympathy or just saying hi card, nice and simple with butterflies and fancy edging :  )

Supplies:  ivory cardstock, Kaisercraft Blae and Ivy dp, brads, foam squares, Memento Black Tuxedo ink, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Classic Edges Two and Decorative Inserts Three, CC Designs Butterflies dies, sentiment stamp from AnnaBelle Stamps Sentimental Bluebells set.

Challenges:
Going Buggy May Challenge - Things with Wings
Perfect Sentiments PSC34 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Challenge - Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge 24 -  Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Go Fish

One for the boys using the colour pic at Go Fish.

Check out these gorgeous cakes!!



Supplies:  brown, dark chocolate and kraft cardstock, dp from Kaisercraft Hunt and Gather pad, copper hb sticker, Memento Rich Cocoa ink, foam squares, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Labels Four die, QuicKutz Nesting Ovals dies, scalpel/craft knife, Stamp It Barramundi stamp.

Challenges:
Go Fish Challenge 17 - Colour Challenge
CAS-ual Fridays CFC54 - Masculine card using Design Paper
One Stop Craft Challenge 184 - One For The Boys
Simon Says Stamp and Show - One For The Boys

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Bright and Bold

Another card inspired by the Scrapbook Boutique inspiration photo.


Supplies:  white card base, orange ribbed cardstock, patterned card from DCWV Citrus Stack, Hero Arts flowers, Portacraft rhinestones, glue dots, hb sticker, ds tape.

Tools:  Fiskars Threading Water border punch.

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Bright Owls

A bright summery card with a trio of very cute owls using the inspiration photo from Scrapbook Boutique.

Scrapbook Boutique inspiration pic - Bright and  Bold

Supplies:  blue and white cardstock, striped card from DCWV Citrus Stack, KEA Puffy Stickers, Memento Tangelo ink, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Fancy Tags Three die, Fiskars corner rounder.

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 28 May 2012

Turkish Delight

Oh no, I forgot to schedule this to post early this morning.  This is my May Guest Designer inspiration for The Lollipop Ladies Turkish Delight challenge.


Shades of pale pink to red Turkish Delight with a dusting of white flowers : )


Supplies:  pale pink square card base and cardstock, Kaisercraft Gypsy Sisters background paper, Cre8tiv pink checked paper, owls from Crafters Choice Happy Owl paper pad, flowers cut apart from vintage daisy lace, Portacraft white pearls, Memento Black Tuxedo ink using sentiment stamp from The Greeting Farm Hoo Loves You set, foam squares, glue dots, ds tape.


Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Vintage Norton

A masculine card especially for Fathers Day, although it won't be Fathers Day until September here in Australia, so I've got a bit of a head start in getting up a stock for selling at markets later in the year : )
I have used an image from Delicious Doodles which I altered the colour of in Word.

Supplies:  white cardstock, dp frpm Kaisercraft Hunt & Gather 6 1/2" pad, Delicious Doodles Vintage Norton Bike image, ribbon, brads, Memento Rich Cocoa and Cottage Ivy inks, foam squares, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Classic Ovals and Double Ended Tags dies, hole piercer.

Challenges:
Simon Says Stamp - Fathers Day/Special Male
Party Time Tuesdays PTT69 - Vintage/Shabby Chic

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Thank You

A quick and easy blingy thank you card using paper I got from a craft fair two years ago, hope I can find more as I think it's the last scrap : (

Supplies:  mauve and white cardstock, dp from stash, Portacraft rhinestones, Upikit sentiment sticker, ds tape, Zig Two-way glue pen.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Fancy Tags Three die.

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

For The Boys

A monochromatic card using an image from Delicious Doodles.


Supplies:  white and black cardstock, metallic pewter grey (not quite silver) cardstock, printed image from Delicious Doodles, black grosgrain ribbon, hb sticker, black pearls, foam squares, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Labels Four die, QuicKutz Nesing Ovals die.

Challenges:
The Poodles Parlour - Monochromatic
CAS-ual Fridays CFC53 - Punches or Dies

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Whimsical Flowers

I have tried something different with this card, printing the Meljens Designs Button Daisy digistamp in three sizes on patterned paper then fussy cutting and popping them up with foam dimensionals.

Supplies:  white and black cardstock, black grosgrain ribbon, Meljens Designs image printed on patterned paper, hb sticker, Portacraft rhinestones, foam squares, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Spellbinders Classic Ovals die, Fiskars border punch, scissors.

Challenges:
Paper and Such Anniversary Challenge - Black and White + One
Delicious Doodles Challenge 19 - Try Something New
Sentimental Sundays Challenge 103 - Whimsical  ~  aren't all Meljens images whimsical ; )
Stamp and Create May Challenge - For the Ladies (week 3)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Mini Notecard

A little mini notecard using scraps as an experiment with my new QuicKutz flower die.


Supplies:  white cardstock, lime DCWV Citrus Cardstock Matstack, flower bling from stash, glue dot, Memento Tuxedo Black ink, foam squares, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, QuicKutz flower die, Spellbinders Classic Ovals die, sentiment stamp from AnnaBelle Stamps Sentimental Bluebells set.

Challenges:
CAS-ual Fridays CFC53 - Punches and Dies
Simon Says Stamp - Clean and Simple

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Sunday, 20 May 2012

Pretty in Pink

A very pink birthday card using a pre-coloured image from The Paper Shelter.

Supplies:  white and pink cardstock, printed image from The Paper Shelter, Upikit hb sticker, foam squares, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Cuttlebug? embossing folder, Spellbinders Mega Classic Ovals die.

Challenges:
Cupcake Craft Challenge 192 - No Design Paper
Paper Sundaes Challenge - Pretty in Pink
The Poodles Parlour - Monochromatic
Moving Along With The Times - Keep it Real (No Fantasy Figures)
The Paper Shelter Challenge 64 - Birthday with Sentiment

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Happy Birthday

A birthday card using the sketch from Made Especially For You.




Supplies:  white and green cardstock, MME Quite Contrary Summer Papers dp, Portacraft  rhinestones, Memento Rose Bud ink, foam squares, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Shapeabilities Fair Isle Pendant die, QuicKutz Nesting Ovals die, sentiment stamp from AnnaBelle Stamps Sentimental Bluebells set.

Challenges:
CAS-ual Fridays CFC53 - Punchy ~ use punches or dies
Stamp and Create May Challenge - For the Ladies (week 2)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Thursday, 17 May 2012

Thanks a Hoot

A thank you card with image and sentiment from The Greeting Farm's Hoo Loves You stamp set.



Supplies:  cream card base, pumpkin cardstock from DCWV Citrus Cardstock Matstack, Inque Boutique Memoirs dp, striped dp from Kaisercraft Hunt & Gather 6 1/2" pad, Memento Tuxedo Black ink, foam squares, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Classic Ovals die, scissors, The Greetings Farm Hoo Loves You stamp set.

Challenges:
CAS-ual Fridays Challenge 52 - Feathered Friends
Paper Sundaes 120 - Things With Wings
Going Buggy May Challenge - Things With Wings
Simon Says Stamp - Clean and Simple

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

12 Today

A birthday card for my son who turned 12 today.  When I saw this decoupage sheet I knew I needed it for his card (or his Dad's......they are both into bikes)


              




Supplies:  white card base, Motorcycle Scrambler 3D die cut decoupage by Craft Creations Ltd, foam squares, hb sticker, number stickers, ds tape.

Challenges:
Rainbow Lady Challenge 204 - 'Age as in decoupage etc
Allsorts Challenge Week 154 - Card for a Man or Boy
Totally Paper Crafts Challenge 116 - No Pesky Girls Allowed
Southern Girls Challenge 44 - About the Boys
Crafty Creations Challenge 170 - Male Birthday Card
The Paper Shelter Challenge 64 - Birthday Cards with a Sentiment
Joanna Sheen - Birthday
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge 24 - Anything Goes
Whimsy Stamps Challenge 39 - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Freckles

I have been asked to join the Design Team for The Lollipop Ladies in May and they have a yummy challenge going on : )



It's time for a new challenge...

This fortnight we have that chocolate and candy goodness for you that are 'freckles':


With the additional challenge of:
Spots

 Guest DT spots are able to be won each fortnight and the sponsor for 
the $10 gift voucher* this fortnight is:  Annabelle Stamps 
(thanks to Andrea).


Please link up your entries in the sidebar :-)

*Gift voucher prize will only be offered if 7 or more entries partake in the challenge.



My card includes lots of spots and dots in the paper flowers and embossed chocolate coloured card.

Supplies: white and choc brown cardstock, spotty dp from stash, spotty brads, white brads, Memento Rich Cocoa ink, foam tape, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder, QuicKutz Nesting Ovals die, CC Designs Phlox Flowers and Butterflies dies.

Challenges:
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge 185 - I Love You Mum ~ Mothers Day
Going Buggy May Challenge - Things With Wings
Paper Sundaes Challenge 120 - Things With Wings
Creatalicious Challenge 33 - Flowers and Butterflies
Pile It On Challenge 20 - Clean and Simple
Crafty Emma CES 85 - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Saturday, 12 May 2012

Monochrome Mothers Day

One of my last Mothers Day cards for the year.  I have a market tomorrow so see how I go selling the last few on the actual day.

Supplies:  light blue card base, Glam Creations flowers, pearls, plastic pearl cabochon, pearl cardstock, glue dots, Zig two-way glue pen, Memento Bahama Blue ink.

Tools:  Big Shot, Cuttlebug Moroccan Screen embossing folder, MFT Die-namics Fancy Flourish die, Fiskars border punch, sentiment stamp from JustRite Happy Everything Tag Making Kit.

Challenges:
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge 185 - I Love You Mum ~ Mothers Day
One Stop Craft Challenge - Monochromatic
Polka Doodles Week 19 - Monochromatic
Crafty Emma CES#85 - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Mothers Day Bling

A CAS card for Mothers Day using The Stamp Spot's May challenge spots.


Supplies:  white cardstock, floral dp from a cre8tiv mini stack, Kaisercraft rhinestones, Memento Black Tuxedo ink, ds tape, Zig two-way glue pen.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Fancy Rags Three die.

Challenges:
Charisma Cardz Challenge 18 - Pink and Girlie
Lollpop Crafts Challenge 79 - Mama Mia ~ Mothers Day
Crafty Sentiments - Mothers Day

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Mothers Day Flowers

An embossed Mothers Day card using my favourite embossing folder - again : )
I have been using this design a lot lately, it works well with the flower spray in the corner leaving the rest of the card to showcase the embossing.


Supplies:  cream card base, paper flowers, green dp from a creative kraft mini stack, pearls, palstic pearl cabochon, Memento Potters Clay ink, glue dots, Zig two-way glue pen.

Tools:  Big Shot, Craft Concepts Budding Vine embossing folder, Fancy That leafy flourish die.

Challenges:
Lollipop Crafts Challenge 79 - Mama Mia ~ Mothers Day
Scrappers Delights - May Flowers

Thanks for looking, coments welcome.

Jenny

Happy Mothers Day

A Mothers Day card using a pre-coloured image from The Paper Shelter and one of my favourite papers at the moment . . . . . I got it in a prize pack a while back so don't know who makes it, would like to get more : )

Supplies:  white cardstock, dp from stash, The Paper Shelter pre-coloured image, Memento Tuxedo Black ink, ds tape, foam squares, Zig two-way glue pen.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinderes Labels Four die, CC Designs Daisy Chain die, Kaisercraft sentiment stamp.

Challenges:
Stamp and Create May Challenge - For The Ladies (week 1)
Crafty Sentiments - Mothers Day

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Holiday Catch Up

A Christmas card for NSD at Hiding in My Craft Room's Holiday Catch up, my first Christmas card for the year : )

Supplies:  cream cardstock, dp from HOTP Forever Christmas Cards Paper Stack, Fundamentals foil sentiment rub-on, rhinestones, ds tape.

Tools:  Fiskars border punch.

Challenges:
Top Tip Tuesday Challenge 76 - Clean and Simple

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

I'm Thankful

Another card for the NSD at Hiding in My Craftroom - a Thank You card.

Supplies:  white cardstock, dp from a cre8tiv mini stack, sentiment sticker, rhinestones, ds tape, Zig two-way glue pen.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Fancy Tags Three die.

Challenges:
Creative Card Crew Challenge 10 - sentiment as a focal

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Black and White + One

Hiding in My Craft Room had a National Scrapbooking Day last Saturday and I am just catching up on all the challenges for that day.  This one is black and white plus one other colour, and  Do You Stack Up needed a flower.



Supplies:  white cardstock, dp from a merci mini stack, black grosgrain ribbon, Glam Creations flowers, brad, sentiment sticker, foam squares, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Mega Classic Ovals die.

Challenges:
Hiding in My Craft RoomNSD#1 - black and white + one
CRAFT Challenge 154 - Celebration + blog hop
Crafty Catz Challenge 132 - Happy Birthday

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 11 May 2012

Three Roses

A simple one layer card using my favourite embossing folder and  my new Spellbinders border and fancy labels dies.

Supplies:  light blue square card base, white cardstock, ribbon roses, glue dots, Memento Bahama Blue ink, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Craft Concepts Budding Vine embossing folder, Spellbinders Fancy Tags Three and Classic Edges Two dies, Kaisercraft sentiment stamp.

Challenges:
Creative Card Crew Challenge 10 - Sentiment as focal point
Sentimental Sundays Challenge 101 - For a Special Woman ~ Mothers Day
Lollipop Crafts Challenge 79 - Mama Mia ~ Mothers Day
Party time Tuesday PTT67 - Mum's the Word ~ Mothers Day
Made Especially for You - Mothers Day Card with Ribbon
Top Tip Tuesday Challenge 76 - Clean and Simple

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Pink

A very pink Mothers Day card using the May Challenge Spots from The Stamp Spot.


Supplies:  pink cardstock, Glam Creations paper flowers, pearls, plastic pearl cabochon, green dp from a creative kraft mini stack, Memento Rose Bud ink, glue dots, Zig two-way glue pen.

Tools:  Big Shot, Craft Concepts Budding Vine embossing folder, Fancy That leafy flourish die, sentiment stamp from JustRite Happy Everything Tag Making Kit.

Challenges:
Charisma Cardz Challenge 18 - Pink and Girlie
Joanna Sheen Challenge - Flower Power
Paper and Such - May Flowers

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny


Monkey Birthday

A fun kid's card made from freebie decoupage paper from a magazine.  I managed to find some bright yellow cardstock to match the shiny happy sun : )



Supplies:  yellow and white cardstock, 3D decoupage image free with a papercraft magazine, Memento Black Tuxedo ink, foam squares to pop up sun, monkey face and sentiment, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, QuicKutz Nesting Ovals die, sentiment stamp from AnnaBelle Stamps Sentimental Bluebells set, scissors.

Challlenges:
Hiding In My Craft Room NSD#4 - Kids craft ~ card for a kid
Whimsy Stamps Challenge 38 - Make it Pop ~ add dimension

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny


Paris Nights ~ Ooh La La

A CAS birthday card with die cuts I haven't used for ages.  This Paris Nights die set from Magnolia was the first thing that sprung to mind when I saw Cupcake Craft's Ooh La La challenge : )  This is also for Cas-ual Fridays and One Stop Craft challenges - celebrations and birthdays,  and Top Tip Tuesday's CAS, but most of my cards are CAS so not much of a challenge there ; )



Supplies:  white and black cardstock, dp from a creative kraft mini stack, Memento Black Tuxedo ink, ds tape, Zig two-way glue pen.

Tools:  Big Shot, Magnolia Doohickeys Paris Nights dies, hb stamp from Unity Stamp's ippity how YOU doin' set.

Challenges:
Top Tip Tuesday Challenge 76 - Clean and Simple

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny


Purple Butterfly Mothers Day

A Mothers Day card following the recipe challenge at Frosted Designs:

Let's look through your stash and include 
at least 4 of the following 8 on your project: 

rub ons
ribbon
brads
stickers
glitter
the color purple
butterfly
flower 

I managed purple, flowers, butterfly and brad.

Supplies:  purple square card base, mauve cardstock, Rowena Stott's The Diary of an Edwardian Lady dp, parchment paper for inside, brad, Memento Grape Jelly ink, ds tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, CC Designs Butterflies die, Kaisercraft sentiment stamp. 

Challenges:
Sentimental Sundays Challenge 101 - For a Special Woman ~ Mothers Day
Lollipop Crafts Challenge 79 - Mama Mia ~ Mothers Day
Paper Sundaes 119 - Mothers Day
Party Time Tuesday PTT67 - Mum's The Word ~ Mothers Day
Crafty Sentiments - Mothers Day
Hiding in My Craftroom NSD#2 - All About Me ~ my favourite colour purple : )
Going Buggy May Challenge - Things with Wings

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 7 May 2012

Flowers for Mothers Day

A card for The Lollipop Ladies Lifesavers with Gloss challenge using the sketch from The Paper Shelter, with lots of life saver circles for Do You Stack Up as well

                                                                                                                     

Supplies:  white cardstock, orange DCWV Citrus Cardstock Matstack, Kaisercraft Gypsy Sisters teal glossy leaves dp, orange dp from stash, printed colour image from The Paper Shelter, Kaisercraft Blue Ice flower, orange flower from stash, buttons, Memento Potters Clay ink, ds tape, glue dots.

Tools:  Big Shot, QuicKutz Nesting Circles Nesting Ovals dies, Fiskars border punch. sentiment from JustRite Happy Everything Tag Making Kit.

Challenges:
The Lollipop Ladies Challenge 44 - Lifesavers with Gloss
The ABC Challenge - O for Orange
Crafty Catz Challenge 131 - Flowers as part of image
Delightful Challenges - Mothers Day
Repeat Impressions DCC425 - Card for a woman you love ~ Mothers Day

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny