Nature and Walnut stain

I have just discovered walnut stain distress ink from Tim Holtz and I LOVE it! Wow, it is just fab to use to distress papers. So having a play with the walnut stain, I did this card with the fab sketch from Stamp Something (just got it done in time for the challenge – again) using the Nature theme from Arty Girlz.…

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Brown and Turquoise Combo

Here is a card using brown and turquoise, one of my favourite colour combinations. The card uses the fab sketch from Katharina's Creative Place and I thought I would also use some check paper, which is the theme over at A Spoon Full Of Sugar. The stamp is a Sugar Nellie from the Little Cotton Rabbits Range and one of my favourites.…

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Tickets to Ride

This week's challenge on Think Monday - Think ATC is 'tickets'. So I've made this ATC from some train tickets, screwed up and coloured with alcohol inks. The dot texture at the top was made with sticky dots removed from the card and then the blank spots were wiped with the alcohol ink. The tag was made from metal and again coloured…

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Day On The Beach

A day on the beach uses the great sketch from Friday Sketchers. I fancied doing a beach scene with a beach hut, having been inspired by this lovely stamp with the basket full of picnic on the beach goodies :)

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Children ATC

Here is a children theme ATC for Lots To Do Challenge. I kinda love the pink gingham with the turquiose ink colours.

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Lilac Hearts Beat as One

I've been playing with word backgrounds coloured with inks for a while, I kinda like the effect. So I've used this technique for this card inspired by two challenges, the Lilac challenge at SBS 18 Challenges and the 'cards that take less than 10 min' challenge at Daring Cardmakers.

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Summer Birthdays

Hot summer colours for this one. A birthday card for a summer birthday and also for a challenge here and there. This one uses inspiration from Cute Card Thursday which has a birthday theme, then there is the 'Hot' theme from Papertake Weekly and Tag You're It have a Tag in a pocket theme. The weird thing is I had already decided…

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Lemon and Lime

Celebrating a new birth in Lemon and Lime - what do you think? This card was made for the following challenges: the celebration theme from A Spoon Full of Sugar, the great sketch from Friday Sketchers, the Baby theme on Thank God it's Friday and the new challenge blog This Thursday It's About which is starting with the theme 'Fresh'. So this…

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Pink and green should never be seen

Here is a card for two challenge blogs. One is Cute Card Thursday (so just managed to make it in time) where the challenge is to have three embellishments. I've used three buttons to embellish the frame. Then the other blog is My Time To Craft which has a Buttons and Buckles theme. The buttons are counterbalanced with a sentiment 'buckle' finished…

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