Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Monday, 18 March 2013

Feedly Alternative to Google Reader

Since Google Reader will be taken off from Google website by 1st July 2013 (read Google official blog notification here), I have found an alternative to the RSS using Feedly! I am glad that Feedly has nice feature and easy web browsing tool. I was able to import all my blogs subscription directly from Google Reader in less than 10 seconds!

Here is the link if you want to install Feedly(different download depending on your web browser):-
More tips on using Feedly can be found on this page


Read others views regarding Feedly 

Saturday, 16 March 2013

Happy Easter


image: Magnolia Tilda
tools: Prismacolour pencils, Carl fern punch, Spellbinder Nestabilities classic scallop circle, packaging tissue paper, ribbon, scallop scissor

Challenges:

  1. Simply Magnolia - easter egg
  2. Magnolia-licious & Wee Stamps - easter
  3. Tilda's Town - anything
  4. Bearly Mine - easter
  5. Stamp & Create With Magnolia - spring theme & easter

Tilda wishing happy birthday

Image: Magnolia Tilda
tools: Copic, corner swirl stamp, Momento ink pad, distress tool


Challenges:
  1. Midweek Magnolias - birthday
  2. Marvelous Magnolia - Tilda in dress
  3. Tilda's Town - anything goes
  4. Polka Doodles - distress
  5. Bizzy Becks - anything goes



Thursday, 14 March 2013

Google Reader is dead

Sad to hear this news from Google posted yesterday 13 March 2013 on their official blog (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2013/03/a-second-spring-of-cleaning.html)

"We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. While the product has a loyal following, over the years usage has declined. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. Users and developers interested in RSS alternatives can export their data, including their subscriptions, with Google Takeout over the course of the next four months."





Happy day at the pool

Happy day at the swimming pool layout based on Pamela's World of Scrap sketch 231a, using Pink Paislee Spellbound paper.
Challenges:

  1. Pamela's World of Scrap - sketch 231a
  2. Bizzy Becs - anything goes

Never Give Up Hope

image: TAW 
paper pieced with Basic Grey Sweet Thread and Oh Baby Boy 'Isaac' paper, 
others: Cuttlebug Candy Cane Strip embossing folder, EK Success scallop circle punch.
Challenges:
  1. TAW - photo inspiration
  2. Frosted Friday - chevron
  3. Basic Grey - spring
  4. Papertake Weekly - 1-2-3 (1 embossing folder, 2 card stock, 3 butterflies)
  5. WAW - anything goes


Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Candy at Scrap Addict - 31/3/2013

Helen at Scrap Addict has this awesome candy giveaway.  Click on the picture for details. Candy ends on 31/3/2013.

Monday, 11 March 2013

Birgitta Wishes Happy Mother's Day


image: CC.Designs Swiss Pixies 'Tulip Birgitta'
paper: Basic Grey Sweet Thread, Green At Heart (dress and socks)
Copic: E000/00/11/31/33/35, R11/81/83/95, YG23/67, Y000
others: MS Pinking Scallop edge punch, ribbondoily, Sizzix Snow Flowers embossing folder



Challenges:

  1. All That Scraps - paper piecing
  2. Basic Grey - spring
  3. Sketch Saturday - sketch
  4. Simon Says Stamp - green
  5. Bearly Mine - Mother's Day
  6. Simon Says Stamp & Show - shabby
  7. Joanna Sheen - for mom

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Mother's Day

image: Polka Doodles
paper: Basic Grey Sweet Thread & Porcelain
medium: Prismacolour pencils

Challenges:
  1. Polka Doodles - spring
  2. Basic Grey - spring
  3. Stamptacular Sunday - sketch
  4. Simon Says Stamp - green
  5. Bearly Mine - Mother's Day
  6. Bizzy Becks - anything


Friday, 8 March 2013

Bouquet of thanks..


revamped from a winter themed card 


image: Penny Black Stuck On You stamp, sentiment printed from cd-rom (a freebie from craft magazine)
medium: Copic
tools: butterfly punch, Spellbinder classic scallop circle

Challenges:

  1. Penny Black.Inc - revamped a winter card to a spring card
  2. My Creative Time - Designer Challenge make something spring with a die cut on it.
  3. Cuttlebug Mania - butterfly
  4. Oozak - anything goes + spring
  5. Penny Black Saturday - spring
  6. Stamp & Create - animal

Monday, 4 March 2013

For You Gift Tag


image : LOTV
Faber Castell water colour pencils, Spellbinder Nestabilites Label 1

Challenges:
  1. Crafty Steals - use your flower stash (I am using LOTV stamp bought sometime ago but never use it)
  2. Die-ing For A Challenge - flower
  3. The Artistic Stamper - tag
  4. Natalie & Amy - die cuts

Easter Gift Tag

image : Magnolia Tilda
Copic, Spellbinder Beaded Oval die, ribbon, bling
TH Spun Sugar 

Challenges:

  1. Designed To Color- Birthday Bash 'Tic-Tac-Toe' (I use purple, ribbon and bling)
  2. Cupcake Crafts - shaped card
  3. Simon Says - anything
  4. The Artistic Stamper - tag
  5. Natalie & Amy - die cuts
  6. Simply Magnolia - anything
  7. Stamp & Create With Magnolia - spring pastel
  8. Oozak - anything goes + spring
  9. Colour Me Creative - anything goes

Gift Tag


Image: Magnolia Tilda
Prismacolor pencils, ribbon flower, bling, Nesting die

Challenges:

  1. Designed To Color- Birthday Bash 'Tic-Tac-Toe' (I use purple, ribbon and bling)
  2. Cupcake Crafts - shaped card
  3. Bearly Mine - anything goes
  4. Simon Says - anything
  5. Crafty Steals - use your flower stash (I am using ribbon flower bought a couple of years ago)
  6. Stamp & Create With Magnolia - spring pastel
  7. Oozak - anything goes + spring
  8. Colour Me Creative - anything goes

Birthday


image: CC Designed Sweet November Birgitta
Basic Grey Sugar Rush paper, Copic, gross grain ribbon
bling, Lifestyle Nesting Frame 4 die

Entering this card for the following challenges;
  1. Designed To Color- Birthday Bash 'Tic-Tac-Toe' (I use purple, ribbon and bling)
  2. Cupcake Crafts - shaped card
  3. Basic Grey - anything goes
  4. Bearly Mine - anything goes
  5. Simon Says - anything
  6. Crafty Steals - use your flower stash (I am using this Basic Grey Sugar Rush floral paper)
  7. Colour Me Creative - anything goes