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…


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…


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…


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…


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 Kim Materials: Stamps - Papermania snowflake; Artistic…


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…


New Shimmerz…Pass It On!

21st September is the day to put in your diaries for some Vintage colours coming your way as well as some exciting news from Shimmerz Paints.


Reasons To Be Joyful One, Two, Three

Well, it is sunny and I'm just about to have some dim sum for lunch! That makes me happy! Another Shimmerz Paints and Paper Popsicles swap card for you today. You might spot a bit of stitching with my sewing machine and... Some yummy Shimmerz Fire Engine Red Paint on the SEI rub-on. The paper is Cosmo Cricket Girl Friday paper and a yummy fabric brad. Have a Joyful Sunday Kim


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 Kim Materials: Papers - Pebbles; Little Yellow Bicycle Usual Suspects - Double-sided tape;…


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…


Shimmerz Meets Cornish Heritage Stamps

Just a quickie to let you know about a fun swap going on at Shimmerz Paints and Cornish Heritage Farm this week, starting today and ending on Thursday. The DTs from Shimmerz Paints and Cornish Heritage Farms have made some beautiful projects, well worth checking out!   Have A Shimmerz-y Cornish Heritage Farm Evening :) Kim

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