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Quixotic Paperie Challenge Blog Challenge No. 43

Challenge time again at Quixotic Paperie and this week the lovely Rowena has chosen:

Gift It!

Create a gift project – calendar/candle/trinket box/wall hanger/etc.

Here is my DT make for this week and I thought I would make a CD cover. Do people still do compilation CD’s for each other or do they just share downloads? LOL! Anyway this is my compilation CD gift.

I’ve used the lovely funky Basic Grey Offbeat paper and a little bit of Prima So cute, with the oh so cute Eye Pod from Paper Make-up Stamps both available at Quixotic Paperie.

Enjoy your Monster Tunes!

Kim

Materials:
Stamps – Eye Pod from Paper Make-up Stamps
Colouring – Copic markers
Paper – Basic Grey Offbeat paper; Prima So cute
Usual Suspects – Double-sided tape; Paper trimmer

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Prince Charming Is All Yours!

Did you find your Prince (or Princess) Charming on the St Valentines Weekend? Oh look here he is LOL!

Prince Ian is a digital image from The Greeting Farm and I’ve matched him up with the beautiful Basic Grey Origins Papers which I got from Quixotic Paperie and have ruffed up a bit, ok, distressed!


I’ve coloured Ian with Copic pens and the background is coloured with Prismacolor pencils.


The Raffia Lace is also available at Quixotic Paperie.


I’ve popped this Prince Charming into my Etsy shop.

Hope you have a charming day 🙂

Kim


Materials:

StampPrince Ian The Greeting Farm

Colouring – Copic Markers; PrismaColor Pencils; Sansodor

PapersBasic Grey Origins

Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; silicone glue

OtherRaffia Lace; Gem brad; Distress ink; seam ripper

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Circle The Tilda

So the weekend begins. Ahh lovely weekend. Tilda is here to celebrate the weekend with a Simon Says Paper piecing challenge. I’ve made a circle card for one main reason, I had run out of this lovely dark brown cardstock and the only piece I had left was this tiny bit! Bless! So with a little frugal jiggery pockery I managed to make it run to a couple of matts.

But why didn’t I use another colour? Well I had already pieced the Tilda in these yummy Basic Grey papers before I realised I had no cardstock to match – D’oh!


Materials:
Stamp – Magnolia
Ink – VersaFine Onyx black
Colouring – PrismaColor Pencils; Sansodor
Papers – Basic Grey
Usual suspects – scissors, Double-sided tape; silicone glue
Other – Button; fluffy ribbon; Vellum; Nestibilities; Cuttlebug

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Heart Felt Thanks

Last of the cards from last year that I haven’t blogged yet but you might have seen it in Papercrafts Essentials 🙂 and on my new slideshow – which I uploaded yesterday and just realised that I hadn’t blogged this card yet – D’oh. Thought I better post the card quickly before anyone noticed 😉

This one uses BasicGrey Recess Paper pack, which I really like but you don’t really see a lot of.


Materials:
Stamp – HOTP; Studio G Alpha
Ink – Versafine Sepia brown
Paper – BasicGrey
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; Double-sided glue

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Show Me Ya Knickers

Mmm I wonder if that title will end up getting me a lot of strange hits on the blog? LOL.

A Sassy Crafts card today and have you seen the Third Coast Stamps over at Sassy Crafts? They have a sparky personality of their own with humour and quirkiness that is very cool. The papers are BasicGrey from the Eva Collection and I’ve done a touch of sewing and finished with lovely buttons from Buttons Galore.


Materials:
Stamps – Third Coast Stamps
Colouring – Prismacolor; Sansodor
Paper – BasicGrey Eve
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; Double-sided tape; Silicone glue
Other – Buttons; Sewing machine; thread

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Cupcake ATC And Some Blog Candy Alerts

How has your weekend been? What crafty stuff have you all been up to? I’ve made a couple of things but I’ve also been a bit distracted with Lego Star Wars on the Playstation – Oops! Hence the late post 🙂 I could have just pretended that I was really busy with a project…!

We have some news at Kaboodle Doodles – we have a fab new guest designer Chris from Mudmaven Designs. She has some blog candy up on her blog as well so go take a look. All very exciting 🙂

As I am on the subject of blog candy, Wendy has some at her blog Paper Therapy (great name for a blog!) she is giving away a Scor-Pal!

And one for the embroiderers: Mary has a lovely group of threads to give away on her blog Needle’n Thread.


Enjoy the rest of your day.

Materials:
Stamps – Papermania; HOTP
Inks – VersaFine Onyx Black
Colouring – Koh-i-nor Watercolours
Papers – BasicGrey
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; silicone glue
Other – pearlescent glue

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Is It Spring Yet?

It is very sunny here, no snow, although we did have a sprinkling last night. So again I’m looking forward to the spring time with the lovely Two Scoops papers from BasicGrey. I think the colours in this paper pack just scream spring to me.

The stamped image is the Country Girl Standing with Flowers from Alota and I’ve coloured her with some prismacolor pencils and Caran D’Ache pencils.

The ribbon slider is an acrylic blank that I’ve stamped onto with StazOn and painted with green, pink and white acrylic paints.




Materials:
Stamp – Alota Rubber stamps; Stampendous
Inks – Stazon; Colourbox chalk
Colouring – Prismacolor; Caran D’Ache; Sansodor
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; double-sided tape
Other – Acrylic blank; Acrylic paint; Beads

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I Lurve You

A little ATC for you today using Newton’s Law paired up with BasicGrey papers. I will stop with the Love theme soon, promise!


Materials:
Stamp – Newton’s Law Rory Tyger (Quick Cards freebie stamp); Studio G Alphabet
Ink – VersaFine Onyx Black; Colourbox Chalk
Colouring – Marvy Le Plume watercolouring pens
Papers – Basic Grey
Usual Suspects – Double-sided tape; Paper trimmer; 3D-foam

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More Men’s Cards

Carrying on from yesterday here is another men’s card. You can see the theme, can’t you? 🙂 This card was completely inspired by the lovely cards Nicky recently posted on the Sassy Crafts blog. It was actually the first one I did and yesterday’s card was the second card on the theme; don’t ask me why I showed them this way round – no idea LOL!

I had a fun time yesterday at my creative embroidery class. Last week we were up to our elbows in paint – it was like being in kindergarten art class – it was such fun. This week we were making collages and next week we will be surrounded by colour again as we dye textiles, can’t wait.

And back onto the subject of chocolate (LOL). I was blog-hopping yesterday and came across Eva’s delightful makes at Made By Eva. Mmmm, yum. I am so going to have try that out.


Materials:
Stamp – HOTP; Papermania
Ink – VesraFine Onyx Black
Paper – BasicGrey Granola
Usual Suspects – Scissors; Square punch; Ruler; Silicone glue; Glue dots
Other – brad; Seam ripper; Bassill Kraft

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Men’s Cards

I am a very lucky girl. I bought a Kit Kat the other day and it had no wafer in it. It was ALL chocolate 🙂 Yummy.
Anyway, I digress 🙂 Card today is themed for men and uses BasicGrey and a bit of paper distressing.


Materials:
Stamp – HOTP; Papermania
Ink – VesraFine Onyx Black
Paper – BasicGrey Granola
Usual Suspects – Scissors; Circle template; Silicone glue; Glue dots
Other – brad; Seam ripper; Bassill Kraft

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Growing Friends

I’ve always liked this cute image from Elzybells Art Stamp and it works so well with the sentiments from Kaboodle Doodles Blossom Berry Brights Kit sentiments. I’ve used my promarkers with Twinkling H2Os and a touch of Cosmic Shimmer. You might also recognise a bit of BasicGrey papers?



Materials:
Stamp – Elzybells Art Stamp
Ink – VersaFine Onyx Black
Colouring – Letroset Promarkers, Ice grey 4, Black, blender; Twinkling H2Os; Cosmic Shimmer
Sentiment – Kaboodle Doodles Blossom Berry Brights
Papers – BasicGrey
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; Scissors; Silicone glue; Double-sided tape
Other – Hemp string; Sewing machine; Brads