Some Fab News For Me…

I made it onto the Sassy Crafts DT for the next 6 months. I’m very happy and very excited. Just calming down enough to post this card for this week’s Friday Sketchers 🙂 Made with my new Limitless Limbs (OK, so there are some more cards cued up with this stamp!) Thought that I would do some thank you cards as a break from Christmas cards.

Nope, just too excited…

Stamps – Pink Cat Studio Limitless Limbs; Studio G Alphabet
Papers – K&Co; BasicGrey
Inks – Staz-on black; VersaFine Onyx Black; Rangers Distress ink tea dye, walnut stain, Peeled paint
Colouring – Koh-i-nor watercolours
Usual suspects – Trimmer; ruler; silicon glue; double-sided tape
Other – Clear button; Stickles Glitter glue


Another Christmas Card

This one is for Friday Sketchers and uses some of Krista’s papers but actually not a Christmas set but her gorgeous Cabana set which has more of a summer feel to it.

Stamp – snowflake homemade; Personal Impressions
Papers – Designs by Krista Cabana
Other – Acetate; Cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder; snowflake brad; cord; glitter; embossing glue; heat tool


Christmas Angels

I was naughty and bought some Core’dination papers recently. Couldn’t wait to try them out so I used them for this week’s Friday Sketchers Challenge, which has a fab sketch from Carole.

Stamp – Whiff of Joy, HOTP
Colouring – Letraset Promarkers
Inks – Versafine black, Versacolor White, blue and purple
Card – Blue cardstock; Core’dinations
Equipment – printed sentiment; Cuttlebug
Other – wire; snowflake charm


New Home Card

Hey all, how’re you doing? I’ve made a New Home card with the fab sketch on the Friday Sketchers blog and for once I’ve done it at the beginning of the challenge rather than at the end 🙂 As you can see I have used my Cuttlebug again – not that I’m totally obsessed with it or anything.

Stamp – Stampendous
Ink Pad – Versafine black
Card – Turquoise textured; White
Equipment – Cuttlebug, spots and dots embossing folder
Others – Ribbon; nail file


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.

Stamp: Personal Impressions
Paper: Funky Fairy
Others: Silver and blue card stock; Versacolor (Lapislazuli); Ranger’s Stickles (Crystal and Waterfall); Paperchase ribbon


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 card uses free papers from Papercraft Essentials, Sugar Nellie Little Cotton Rabbits stamp coloured with watercolour pencils, DCWV card stock and then some Fiskars embossing plates to emboss the rectangular yellow card. Some little doodling on the edges to finish the card. You know I still haven’t worked out the best light to use to get a good photo…

I’ve been sampled twice for this one. Thanks guys 🙂 This Thursday, It’s All About and Thank God It’s Friday.


More challenge Cards

Here is another challenge card but this one is for two different challenges.

Friday Sketchers blog has a great sketch for their second challenge. Then Stamp Something has a little something to say ‘Thank you’ challenge.

So this card was put together in black, white, blue and green using papers from DCWV’s All Dressed Up stack and some hand-drawn pictures – I don’t have enough stamps so had to make do 🙂 The flowers were made by sticking sellotape to the papers, stamping a flower with StazOn, cutting out the flower and then soaking the paper off. The pattern from the paper stays on the sticky tape and you have a fab flower embellishment. The bird was finished off with some patterned paper for the wing and a pearl-like bead cut in half for an eye.