Quixotic Paperie Challenge Blog Challenge No. 40

I like to Move It, Move It,

I like to Move It, Move It

I like to MOVE IT!

Ok, confession – I am a bit of a fan of the film Madagascar and no I don’t have any children so I can not even pretend I like the movie because of them!

This week’s Quixotic Challenge is right up my street:

“Move it, move it”

That means have something on your project that moves in some way… a tag you pull, a flap, slider card, spinner card, double slider card, flower pot pocket or even a shaker card.

Here is my Move It make – Cute and creepy Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamp Mitzi Mummy looking for some brains to eat! BRAINS! Mwahaha!

Ok – I’m scaring myself now!

I’ve matched her with the lovely Memory Box Black Bird Papers and used my Shimmerz Spritz paints to sparkle up and darken some floral felt ribbon. The little corner pearls were made with my Viva Decor Walnut Gloss pen.

You can get all these lovely goodies from Quixotic Paperie and the Shimmerz is all on special offer!

Well, what about the movement I hear you ask? If you look to the right of the image you will see the little pumpkin, which comes with this stamp. If you move the pumpkin up or down the Mummy comes alive and starts eating brains!

ARrrrrgghhhhhhh! Ok scared again!

Think I better go hide behind the sofa – that well known technique for eluding scary, brain-eating Mummies.

But before I quiver away, have you seen Amy Young’s gorgeous new Twisted Sisters for the C.C. Designs Sweet November range? Elaine has them all at Quixotic Paperie waiting to be rehomed – they are gorgeous!




Stamp – Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamp Mitzi Mummy

Ink – VersaFine Onyx Black; Distress inks

Colouring – Prismacolor Pencils; Sansodor

Papers – Memory Box Black Bird Papers

Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; Golden Heavy gel; double-sided tape

Other – Shimmerz Spritz; floral felt ribbon; Viva Decor Walnut Gloss pen.


He Is Checking It Twice!

Another Christmas card this morning – well now the postal strike is off I need to make LOTS of Christmas cards LOL!

Here is the Whiff Of Joy Santa Reading List and I thought I would try a minimal look with red, white and some gingham fabric.

I’ve coloured Santa with my Prismacolor pencils and added some sparkle with Shimmerz Paints Pixie Dust and Gold Glimmer Blingz and Coal Paints, that you can also get from here.

Today is NEC day for me and I’m hoping to catch up with some bloggy friends! So you guys all have a great day.

Stamp – Whiff Of Joy Santa Reading List; Studio G Alpha
Ink – Versafine Onyx black
Colouring – Prismacolor pencils; sansodor
Usual Suspects – Double-sided tape; Paper trimmer
Other – Fabric; Button; Shimmerz Paints Coal, Gold Glimmer and Pixie Dust Blingz


Quixotic Challenge Blog First Challenge

Today is a special day, it is the first challenge from the Quixotic Paperie Challenge blog, and it is Elaine’s, the owner of Quixotic Paperie, birthday.

So the theme, as chosen by Elaine, is ‘Birthdays’

For my birthday card I’ve used the lovely Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps Moonlight Whispers – Francesca with the My Mind’s Eye Wild Asparagus Papers and some ribbon jute.

I’ve coloured the image with Primacolor pencils and sansodor.

The hearts are from the great wooden shapes range Elaine has in stock here. I’ve punched a hole through the large heart with my crop-a-dile and painted the hearts with white crackle paint then painted over with Shimmer Paints Gold Glimmer Blingz and Wed Wagon.

Happy Birthday Elaine

Stamp – Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps Moonlight Whispers – Francesca
Ink – Versafine Onyx Black
Colouring – Prismacolor; Sansodor
Papers – My Mind’s Eye Wild Asparagus Papers
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; double-sided tape; silicone glue
Other – Ribbon Jute; Wooden shapes; Shimmer Paints Gold Glimmer Blingz and Wed Wagon; Cuttlebug and embossing folder; ribbon; Crackle paint ranger; Brads; Seam ripper


Halloween Chocolates

Hi guys, how are you all doing today? Getting ready for Halloween? I think in our household it might be a night of popcorn, chocolates and watching Harry Potter – well, that is as scary as I can cope with 🙂

Here is a Halloween make for your scary party. I’ve used the fabulous Hero Arts Clear Designs Owl-oween which is on a special Halloween offer over at Quixotic Paperie. The papers are My Minds Eye Boo To You set which are also on special offer for Halloween.

I’ve coloured the Pirate owl with my PrismaColor pencils and Shimmerz Paints Coal and Pixie Dust Blingz. I sprayed the black paper with Shimmerz Spritz Licorice. All of which are available at Quixotic Paperie.

Have a Chocolate Thursday –
my favorite type of Thursday

Stamps – Hero Arts Owl-oween
Ink – Versafine Onyx Black
Colouring – PrismaColor Pencils; Sansodor; Shimmerz Paints Coal; Shimmerz Blingz Pixie Dust; Shimmerz Spritz Licorice
Papers – My Minds Eye Boo to You
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; Double-sided tape; 3D-foam
Other – Fiskers border punch; Chocolates; Cuttlebug; Nesties


CPS Challenge

Hey All, Shimmerz Paints is sponsoring the CPS challenge this week and some of the Shimmerz Paints Team have been making cards with the sketch. Here is my take on this week’s sketch.

I’ve used Shimmerz Paints Spritz Baby’s Breath on the music-stamped background and Shimmerz Paints Fire Engine Red and Wed wagon on the alphas.

The Holly leaves were sprayed with Shimmerz Paints Olive Branch Spritz and then painted with a bit of Mossy Stone.

Have a Shiny Holly Leaf Thursday

Stamps – Papermania snowflake; Artistic Stamper Music
Inks – Staz-on White; Brilliance Crimson red
Shimmerz Paints – Wed wagon; Baby’s breath; Olive branch; Fire Engine Red
Papers – BasicGrey
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; Silicone glue; double-sided tape; Scissors
Other – Cuttlebug; Fibres; Buttons; Seam ripper; BasicGrey chipboard alphas; acetate


New Shimmerz Colours Release Day

Yay! It is the Shimmerz New Colours Release Day! Look at these yummy Vintage colours, so pretty 🙂

For the new Autumn Vintage colours we have Antique Lace, Mossy Stone, Wed Wagon and Vintage Wine paints and Rock-A-Fella Blue, Treasured Hymn and Licorice Spritz.

If you pop over to the Shimmerz blog this week you will see lots of wonderful makes from the amazing DT and have the chance to win some prizes. Shimmerz also has a fabulous new Website where you can browse all the wonderful colours as well as find out more about the fabulous new Education Team.

Here is a little make from me and I’ve used Antique Lace, Mossy Stone and Vintage Wine paints for this autumnal card.

Enjoy your New Shimmerz Colours Monday


Paper Popsicles And Shimmerz Swap

A bright card for a not very bright day. I don’t know what it is like where you are but here it is Grim!

This week we are having a swap over at Shimmerz Paints with Paper Popsicles and I have some cards to show you and if you pop over to the Shimmerz Blog you will see more wonderful makes from the fabulous DT.

Shimmerz Blingz Spiced Cider and Sunflower Paint

Have a Cheeky Wednesday

Papers – Pebbles; Little Yellow Bicycle
Usual Suspects – Double-sided tape; silicone glue
Other – Shimmerz Paints – Sunflower, Spiced Cider Blingz; Gem brad; Bubble trim; sewing machine


Triple The Sketch And Shimmerz

A challenge card for you today! Finally I’ve managed to do a card for a challenge. The challenge is over at Triple The Sketch and the DTs from Triple The Sketch and Shimmerz have been playing along. Here is the sketch:

You can do anything you want – really, anything! You should see what all the girls have been doing – some amazing cards and fabulous LOs.

So here is mine…You might remember this teaser sneak peak I showed you with the shiny, Shimmerz apple?

Well, here is the full item 🙂

Everyone can play along, just pop along to this post to link your make, you have until Thursday but have a look at all the posts for the week (starting Friday 28th August) to see all the wonderful makes – fabulous inspiration! I can’t wait to see your take on the sketch 🙂

Have a Apple-ful UK Bank-holiday Monday

Stamp – October Afternoon
Ink/colouring – Marvey Le Plume; Shimmerz Paints Celery and Fire Engine Red
Papers – October Afternoon
Usual Suspects – Double-sided tape; Silicone glue; Scissors; Paper trimmer
Other – Sewing machine; Computer and Printer; Border punch