Birthday In Blue

Got a little birthday card to show today and I've used the theme of this week's Shades of Blue challenge from Happy Daze on Facebook as inspiration for this one. I've been making backgrounds again, this time I've used the paper collage with acrylic paint instead of ink as in the Nature inspired card I showed last Friday. A number of folk have asked…

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Born To Fly On A Friday

Hey Guy's got some Friday Flying to show you today, it is the DT make I did for Make The Day Special this week, this is the first chance I've had to show you it here.  I got all inky fingered for this one so I thought, seeing as it has a Nature theme it would be perfect for Hels' Sunday Stampers Challenge this week.…

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How To Make Your Love Fly Free!

Hi guys, we have reached Sunday again and last Sunday I posted a little altered canvas called Let Your Love Fly Free and promised you a post with a step by step of the process for putting the canvas together. So go bookmark this page and grab yourself a cuppa (with biscuit of course) and read on! You will need: A mini canvas…

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Friendship Hearts

A little Friendship card for Make The Day Special all in pink for you today and I thought I would enter it into the Unity Stamp Company Challenge which is all about hearts. So more hearts from me! I've used one of the Unity Wishes and Kisses heart stamps, stamped onto fabric and an altered road map, the background uses the {Ippity} Bit Of Burlap and…

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Let Your Love Fly Free

No Sunday 'Round Up' from me today but a make instead. I had a sudden attack of inspiration yesterday which I just had to follow. I thought it would be prefect for the Artistic Stamper February Challenge and also would finish up the month of love perfectly. You won't find a single heart insight but the LOVE theme is still there. I…

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Retro Abstract Birthday

What card do you make for a man who is turning 40? Mmm... well if you are me you go retro abstract and what better way to go retro than with the fabulous Basic Grey Offbeat paper available over at Quixotic Paperie.  Matched with Kraft paper - you guys know how much I love my Kraft and corrugated card LOL! Don't forget that…

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Love Your Friday

Ok so Valentine's Day is over but we don't have to be told when we can tell someone we love them do we? We can tell them any time! I have a little tag love card today as it is Friday and we all love Friday! I've used the Kurepunch medium Punch to make the cute hearts and the colour is all…

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My OWOH 2011 Winner is…

Hi guys, it was wonderful to meet so many new people and a few people I knew already on One World One Heart 2011 trip around the world. I really enjoyed hopping around so many gorgeous blogs. Lisa got 876 participants in the end! Lisa isn't doing OWOH again next year but she is launching an exciting new event that you can…

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Industrial Grunge On A Saturday

I've been getting into industrial grunge with Tando Creative alterables. Elaine has lots of fabulous Alterable items in Quixotic Paperie that are great fun to play with! I love getting a little messy with paints so this is the perfect make for me with painted jute and grunged foil! Easy to do, cover some card with kitchen foil and emboss with an embossing folder through your…

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Love Shrine Baby!

Some of my fellow DT members from when I was working for The Altered Element run a fabulous Altering Challenge blog called Alter It Monthly and I thought that I would join in with this months challenge which is Shrines, Nichos, Altars and Dream boxes. I've made a little modern day mixed media Shrine for the month of LOVE Made from paints, Kuretake products,…

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Twinkle On A Tuesday

Lots of twinkle in my Make The Day Special makes today, they are Twinchies made from card and fabric and decorated with stamps from the {Ippity} Moon Beam and Heart String and the Unity Wishes and Kisses. I've called them 'Creative Hearts and Stars'. The background was made by layering small pieces of calico fabric onto a piece of card with Sparkle Mod Podge.…

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