Christmas Cards Already?

Well, yes, but don't panic, this is for a challenge, two challenges actually. Firstly, it was put together using this week's sketch from Friday Sketchers and, secondly, it used the Christmas theme from Daring Cardmakers. Materials: Stamp: Personal Impressions Paper: Funky Fairy Others: Silver and blue card stock; Versacolor (Lapislazuli); Ranger's Stickles (Crystal and Waterfall); Paperchase ribbon

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Funky Fairy’s Prize and Challenge.

Been a really lucky girl recently – I was drawn as winner for Funky Fairy's Challenge #24 and as a prize I chose the fantastic Colorful Daze set of papers, alphas, embellishments and more. Could not wait to use them in a card and what better way but to use them for another Funky Fairy's Challenge, which this week is Paper Piecing…

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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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