Thursday, 19 January 2017

Cute Card Thursday 461 - Cool Colours/Tones


That's another week gone by. And another Challenge over at Cute Card Thursday where the theme this week is cool colours/tones. We are sponsored this week by Di's Digi Stamps.This one nearly had me stumped - I'm not quite ready to be making Christmas cards (OK, so I should get starting them), but that's OK, blue is a cool colour right. So a New Baby Boy card we have. I have used this wee cutie from Lili of the Valley. I can only find him in digi form, but that means no waiting on the Postie. The tag and buttons are MFT dies and the sentiment is Personal Impressions.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Cute Card Thursday 460

Running a bit late in getting this posted. But here I am. There's a new Challenge over at Cute Card Thursday and the theme is buttons. We are sponsored by All Dressed Up Stamps this week.


I have used Dino for my card. I am trying to make some Boy cards, something I don't make much of. But he was too cute not to use. The papers are real (yeah I know - real papers Haha) from Trim craft. I have also used the sketch from Sketch Saturday.

Thursday, 29 December 2016

Cute Card Thursday 458 - Anything Goes

Wow, another week gone by and very nearly the end of the year. And we have another Challenge for you over at Cute Card Thursday.  And it's another super easy Anything Goes Challenge. So go on and get your Crafty stuff out. 



I made a tag for this challenge. It has a pocket on the front, so I can add a wee something. I used a Krista Smith image from when she designed for Sugar Nellie. This one is a Rubber Stamp called Amelia. I die cut the tag using a Tim Holtz Sizzix die and the gears were again Tim Holtz by Sizzix I think. I cut the tag from white card and then distressed with Distress inks. The cogs were distressed then I went over them with Alchemy Wax from Imagination Crafts. They are kinda shiny, but the photo makes it look worse. In fact, I am really happy with how this tag turned out. I don't usually do Steampunk, but couldn't turn down this Sugar Nellie stamp when it came out. So I had to get some gears and cog dies to go with the flow. But I might just have to give it another go now.

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Cute Card Thursday 457 - Anything Goes

New Challenge over at Cute Card Thursday and it's a super easy anything goes Challenge for you all. So if you can manage to find a bit of time for crafting over the Festive Period we'd love to see you over there. I thought I was pretty organised - erm no I guess not. But I'm getting there.
Anyway we are being sponsored by Lemon Shortbread this week.


For my card I have used Winter Fairy from Lemon Shortbread. She is super cute don't you think. The papers are digi from Michele Roo Designs. With a diecut snowflake, a snowflake charm and a bit of ribbon and a Craftwork Cards sentiment this card came together nicely.

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Cute Card Thursday 456 - Snowflakes

New Challenge over at Cute Card Thursday with the theme Snowflakes. This week we are sponsored by Di's Digi Stamps.


I'm so running out of time and needed a nice gift tag for SIL's present. So a wee Coffee theme going and gold and black snowflake paper helped me decide on this. The coffee cup is a die from Whimsy - I so love this one, just a nice size. The tag, stitched circle and banners are all dies from MFT. I broke my wee snowflake punch, so had to hunt another one down. I finally found one in a pack of three, but I had to have it (even if I wont use the others).

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Cute Card Thursday 455 - Stars/Sparkles

New Challenge started over at Cute Card Thursday and the theme is Stars/Sparkles. We are sponsored this week by All Dressed Up Stamps.



For my card I have used the super cute Happy Christmas Little Star. She turned out totally different to what I had in mind. For a start she was pink in my mind. Oops. Anyway, went with these papers from Michele R Designs. A bit of Kraft card and some die cut Poinsettia's with star centres and she is all done. I have added some sparkly Wink of Stella (but you can't see it on the photo). Coloured with Polychromos Pencils and blended with Sansador using paper stumps.

I have used the Sketch over at Sketch Saturday. Rotated it and used a rectangle instead of the oval.

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Cute Card Thursday 454 - Toys or Transport


Oops, totally forgot what day we were on. But - hey, I'm here now. So onto the new Challenge over at Cute Card Thursday. The theme this week is toys or transport. I went with a bit of both using this Lili of the Valley stamp. We are sponsored by Whimsy Stamps. I decided to make a gift bag. The back is a cheap lunch bag which I covered with cardstock.

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Cute Card Thursday 453


We have another Challenge up over at Cute Card Thursday and the theme is Tag, Ornament or Bauble. We are sponsored this week by Sherri Baldy. I decided to make a Tag, as I am really enjoying making them just now. I cut the tag using an MFT die and added some Impression Obsession die cut trees and snow drifts using MFT snow drift dies. The star is Taylored Expressions. I used some Stampendous Embossing Frantage stuff to look like snow falling. And the super cute horse is from Whimsy Stamps and is digital. I am so glad they brought them back. Can't wait to see what else they have in store. I have coloured him in using Polychromos Pencils and blended with Sansador using Paper stumps. Oh - I almost forgot to add that I have added some acetate to the front to make it curved. And horsey is sitting on top of the acetate with the scene behind it. (Haha, that's what makes this tag too).


Thursday, 17 November 2016

Cute Card Thursday 452 - Christmas/Holidays


Yay, I'm on my Christmas Crafting mode. The theme for the Cute Card Thursday Challenge is Christmas/Holidays. So I'm sure you all can play along. We are being sponsored by Di's Digi stamps, where you can find loads of fab images.For my card  I have used this cutie from Kraftin Kimmie stamps, and coloured her in pinks and greenish. The sentiment is also from the set. I have followed the Kraftin Kimmie's November sketch and since I have used non traditional colours (that is if you ignore the red Poinsettia's haha) I am going to chance it and enter it into their Non traditional Christmas Colours Challenge here. The papers are My Minds Eye and the Poinsettia's are Marianne Designs. The button is an MFT die as is the flag for the sentiment.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Cute Card Thursday 451 - Add something Metallic


Another week over and a new challenge over at Cute Card Thursday. The theme this week is to add something metallic. We are sponsored by All Dressed Up Stamps. I added a snowflake charm for this. I decided to make a wee prezzie of hot chocolate, mallows and candy cane. So made a tag for it. I was quite happy with the tag. I used this wee cutie who was just calling out Hot Chocolate. The papers are digi from Pink Petticoat. The wee mallows at the bottom are from an MFT die and the snowflakes are from Paper Smooches. I added a few sequins on the image too. And another view - straight on.


I am going to enter this into the Challenge over at In the Pink where the theme is Winter.

Thursday, 3 November 2016

Cute Card Thursday 450 - Anything but a card


Time for another Challenge over at Cute Card Thursday where the theme is Anything but a card. I needed a gift box, so thought it was perfect timing. So I got out my trusty Scorepal and measured it all out. So here is the result. I have used a Saturated Canary digital image, but sadly they are no longer available. The paper is from Sweet Shoppe Designs and a whimsy Die for the snowflake. We are sponsored this week by Whimsy Stamps. And they are brought back digi stamps - yay.

Sunday, 30 October 2016

Simply B Stamps Challenge 1


Running a bit slow with this one, but hopefully managing to get it posted in time. My card for the first Monthly Challenge over at Simply Betty Stamps. As I was running late, I used an image that I had already coloured up. Making it a super quick card. Well for me anyway. I can't find this cutie in store at the mo, but I'm sure you could find something if you have a wee look round. The sentiment is from another Betty image here. The papers are from Sweet shoppe Designs - Black Pearl by Misty Cato. I just love these papers.

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Cute Card Thursday 449 - Lace and Pearls


This weeks challenge over at Cute Card Thursday is sponsored by Lemon Shortbread and the theme is Lace and Pearls. I used this wee cutie. I coloured her with Polychromos Pencils and blended with Sansador using paper stumps. The papers are digi from Sweet Shoppe Designs - Here without you by Krystal Hartley. Distressed the edges with some Walnut Stain Distress ink. And of course added some lace and pearls.

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

High Hopes Challenge


I thought I would dig out one of my High Hopes Stamps (that and my Sister needed a Cat card), so thought I would follow the sketch over at High Hopes and enter the challenge. So here is my card. Coloured with Polychromos Pencils and blended with Sansador using Paper stumps. The button and cat tag are MFT dies. The papers are from Sweet Shoppe Designs - A Legacy of Love by Kristen Cronin Barrow. The cute image is over course from High Hopes and can be found here.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Cute Card Thursday 448 - Halloween


Another Week gone by - Boy aren't they flying by. So that means it's time for another Challenge over at Cute Card Thursday where the theme is Halloween. I can do that. I decided to make some wee treat holders using the Tim Holtz Pillow Die. They are rather simple, but I quite like that. It doesn't make it quicker to make right enough. Haha. This week we are being sponsored by Di's Digi stamps where the winner will receive a $12 voucher for her store. The cute owls are from Kraftin Kimmie Stamps as is the sentiment. The die cuts are from MFT and Taylored Expressions. With a bit of twine added around the middle. I am going to enter this into the Kraftin Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday Challenge where the theme is Anything Goes.

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Cute Card Thursday 447 - Recipe


Another week gone by and another challenge over at Cute Card Thursday. This week we have a Recipe challenge going - 3 brads/gems, 2 papers and 1 ribbon/washi. We are sponsored again by All Dressed Up Stamps. So I used this super cute on my farm and gone for a Boy card. I have coloured it using Polychromos pencils and blended with Sansador using paper stumps. The papers are a download from Pink Petticoat. The silver star strip is my Washi tape. I had to add a silver matt to go with it - haha. And 3 wee brads in the corner. I so don't use brads (and yes I have a box full of them from years ago - when I still didn't use them). A very simple card from me, but I am liking it, so all is good.

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Cute Card Thursday 446 - Anything Goes


This week at Cute Card Thursday we have a super easy challenge for you - Anything goes. So come on, get your projects all linked up. We are sponsored by Bunny Zoe's Crafts. They are closing down, but that just means you get more for your money - right.
I have used this cute digi from Sugar Nellie and coloured her with Copics. The papers are also digi from Michele R Designs. MFT dies to cut her and the sentiment out. And some flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts. I have followed the sketch from Sketch Saturday.

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Cute Card Thursday 445 - CAS


Lucky for me the new challenge over at Cute Card Thursday is CAS. This week we are sponsored by Magnolia - licious. I don't really do cards other than CAS. I love everyone elses, but just don't seem to be able to do them myself. Oh well, I just have to admire everyone elses. I am into making these easel calendars just now. What I am going to do with them (about 10 so far haha) I don't know. I was thinking about doing a Christmas craft fair, but I really wouldn't have enough things to sell. Guess I'll have wee sticky note calendars everywhere. haha.


The writing is a digi stamp from Whimsy Stamps from when they did digi stamps. I really wish they would bring them back, they were all gorgeous. The Ladybirds are an Elizabeth Crafts die. I added the pencil to one of my calendars and now I feel it's not finished without it.The papers are from Sweet Shoppe Designs - A Whimsical Garden by Kristen Cronin Barrow.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Cute Card Thursday #444 - Party Time


The new Challenge over at Cute Card Thursday is now on the go with the theme Party Time. We are sponsored by Sherri Baldy. I have used one of her images for my card, you can find it here.The papers are from Sweet Shoppe designs - A Legacy of Love by Kristen Cronin Barrow. The coffee cup is a die by Impression Obsessions and the donut is by Taylored Expressions. I printed the sentiment.

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Cute Card Thursday 443 - Vintage


Once again another week has flown by and the theme for the Cute Card Thursday Challenge is Vintage. Hmm, I don't do vintage. Just the thought of roughing it up a bit puts me in a sweat. But hey, it's a challenge right (and only a bit of paper - yeah). So here is the end result, and I'm quite liking it. I might just have to try it again. (Did I really just say that).  We are being sponsored by Dis Digi Stamps with a $12 voucher to spend in store.
Well onto my card. I dug out an oldie stamp for this one. I have used a Leanne Ellis stamp from Sugar Nellie. You can get her in a super deal here. £9.99 for 5 stamps. What's not to love about that eh. But you can also get her on her own from here. The papers are digi from Michelerdesigns not that you can see much of them. The lace die is from Joanna Sheen and the birdcage is Tim Holtz. I decided to use some Imagination Crafts Alchemy Wax in Bronze to make it look a bit more aged. I have never used this before, but do like the result.