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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Pink, Pink, Pink

I made my first ever RAK card a few weeks ago, it is a bit of a pink one so I thought I might enter it into the Hint of Pink challenge from Arty Girlz. It is definitely PINK :) So this card uses stamps from Stampendous and is coloured in with watercolour pencils. Flower background is made with flower stamps and…

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My first…

Penny Black stamp was actually this 'Bare Tree' one, a recent buy that I've had my eye for a while and wanted an excuse to use it. Thought I would use it to have a go at the exciting first challenge from the new Penny Black Saturday Challenge. Thanks guys for an excuse to use the stamp :) The Challenge over at…

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Candy

Some more wonderful blog candy is up on the web. Take a look at these blogs... The Craft Table Stamping Corner

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Dreaming ATCs

A new week and a new ATC. The theme this week from Think Monday - Think ATC is 'Hands'. So this week I've continued my Indian Dreams-themed ATCs using a hand as the main image, I expect I will at some point put up the other ATCs in this series :) The background is coloured with blue and pink ink pads using…

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Seaside Dreams – Father’s Day Card

This one was made for my Dad for Father's Day, inspired by shell stamps and knowing that beaches and holidays are amongst my Dad's favourite things, I hoped that it made him think of the sea and holidays :) The card was made from shades of blue, torn edges, stamped with shells and accented with individual shells coloured lightly with pencils and…

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What goes around comes around

The challenge from Think Monday - Think ATC has the theme of circles this week. So here is my interpretation. The flower is stamped and coloured in with Marvy pens. The circle is coloured with an ink pad and the dots and doodles drawn in by hand.

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Retro decor

This is a bit of a tongue-in-cheek 4x4 for Funky Fairy blog who are doing a Tri-challenge, so anything to do with 'Tri'. I have used triples with three birds and three colours. This 4x4 is also for the My Time to Craft challenge blog which this week has the theme of 'birds'. So imagine yourself back in the late sixties, early…

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Faces ATC

This week's challenge over at Arty Girlz is a Faces theme. So here is an ATC stamped with distress ink onto a distress ink-coloured background. The two boys were then stamped using Marvy Le Plume pens and cut out and layered onto the background.

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