Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Christmas Tree Card 2

Christmas tree image from Pink Gem Designs, coloured with Copic and water colour pencils. Embossed the little lites with Ranger clear emboss powder. Added few buttons to the tree too. Snowflakes are red card stock punch out from MS Holidays double-edge punch Snowflake Trim. Added Plaid Glitter Diamond glue and floral brad to the snowflakes. The base white card stock is embossed with Cuttlebug Swirl folder and misted with Tattered Angel Glimmer Mist. The swirl at the bottom of the tree is a cut out from Sizzlits #656813 Flower Layers,Leaves and Vines set die-cut.
Challenges entered:
1. Simon Says Stamp - punch (mine is MS snowflake trim punch)
2. Simon Says group at Papercraft Planet - use buttons (mine are on the tree)
3. The Beary Sweet Challenge - misting (I use TA Glimmer Mist on the white card stock)
4. Creative Card Crew - punch
5. Joan's Garden - a tree, embossed object, something cut out with a die, brads.
6. ABC Challenge - g for glitter
7. Delightful Sketches - Christmas
8. Loathian Craft - Christmas
9. Butingting And Everything - WCMD #Week 3

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Birthday - Baby Bud

Image from Baby Bud, coloured with water colour pencils and added glitter glue. I misted the doily with yellow food colouring and distressed the edge with TH tea-dye distress ink.  I manually cut the letters to form the Happy Birthday sentiment. White card stock is embossed with Cuttlebug folder.
Challenges entered:
1.. Baby Bud - fall / halloween ( mine is fall colour)
2. The Crafty Calendar - birthday

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer awareness image from Bugaboo coloured with Faber Castel water colour pencil. Sentiment is from SGT Stamper I inked with Nicole's Craft pink ink pad. I misted the doily with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist pink colour but my camera didn't manage to pick up the colour too well in this photo. Polka dot pink paper, pink floral button and the pink ribbon is from my stash.
Challenges entered:
1. Catch The Bug - what's your cause? (mine is Breast Cancer awareness)
2. Simon Says Stamp at PCP - button
3. Stamp & Create - breast cancer awareness

Monday, 25 October 2010

Bookmark - Fall Thanks giving

pumpkin image from Dulemba coloured Faber Castell water colour pencils and blended with Johnson baby oil using cotton bud. Sentiment is from Sugar Creek Hollow, distressed with Tim Holz Tea-Dye Distress Ink. Paper is from Basic Grey Kraft pad which I embossed with Cuttlebug Swiss Dot folder and inked it with TH Tea-Dye Distress Ink to make the pop-dot more prominent. I also use Nicole's Craft brown pigment ink to distress the tag and the BG paper and it does give a lovely effect.
Challenges entered:
1. The Cuttlebug Spot - Fall
2. Basic Grey - Harvest/Autumn
3. Creative Inspirations - Halloween/Fall

Scrap That giveaway

check this   giveaway at Scrap That. Ends 24th Oct mid-night.

Sunday, 24 October 2010

Treat Box - Halloween

This Halloween box is from Janne Smit, just download, cut, score, fold and glue the flap and it is such a convenient treat box. I punched 2 holes on top of the flap and threaded black wool yarn to tie the flap together. Inside is sweet.
Challenges entered:
1. The Paper Variety - treat box
2.  Spotted Canary October Challenge - Halloween
3. Simon Stamp & Show - non-card
4. Crafty Cardmakers-freebie (all the template is freebie)

Gift Box - Halloween Spooky Van

The To

This is such a fun Halloween spooky van box template from The Toymaker that I downloaded and make it into Hershey mini-candy bar treat box.
Challenges entered:
1. The Paper Variety - treat box
2.  Spotted Canary October Challenge - Halloween
3. Simon Stamp & Show - non-card
4. Crafty Cardmakers-freebie (all the template is freebie)

Treat Box - Batty Hershey Wrapper

Bat Hershey chocolate bar wrapper template from Skip To My Lou and the Hershey bar Halloween wrapper is from Tricea-Rennea.  The scallop circle Happy Halloween tag is from Eighteen 25.
Challenges entered:
1. The Paper Variety - treat box
2. Spotted Canary October Challenge - Halloween
4. Simon Stamp & Show - non-card
5. Crafty Cardmakers-freebie (all the template is freebie)

Altered Tin Can

I altered the empty tin can (..I have a lot and more of this altered project coming soon..) to make it into Christmas gift box. Paper is from Imaginisce, added butterfly, cross, the flower is a handmade using Spellbinder classic circle scallop dies (I use the smallest) layered and bind them using a brad in the centre, crunch and shaped into flower. I also added Plaid pearl glitters to the edge of the petal. Tag is embossed with Cuttlebug Swiss Dot embossing folder. Under the flower is the big snowflake punch out using Martha Stewart snowflake punch. I made the can lid by cutting a circle from card stock and finish it off with MS pinking scallop punch border and also with a gold grossgrain ribbon.
Challenges entered:
1. Scrap, Laugh, Love - altered tin and must have butterfly
2. Winter Wonderland - 2 dp, 1 snowflake, 1 ribbon, 1 charm (i use 2 different Imaginisce paper from their Christmas collection paper).
3. Joan's Garden - a tree,  something cut out with a die, an embossed object but not background, brads
4. ABC Challenge - flower
5. Delightful Sketches - Christmas
6. Totally Gorjuss - sparkle
7. Loathian Crafts - Christmas

Friday, 22 October 2010

Book Mark- You are in my thoughts

image freebie from Designed 2Delights.
colour: Copic, Faber Castell watercolour pencils.
ink: TH Tea-dye distress ink, Nicole's Craft Ink It Up (chocolate brown, watermelon red)
swirl stamp: Basic Grey Whisper.
Challenges entered:
1. Delightful Inspiration
2. Crafty Cardmakers - use freebie

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Christmas Tree Card

The patterned paper are digi download from Cardmaking And Papercraft  website which also host the challenge to use these to make a Christmas card.
other materials: blings, Woodware border punch, Nicole's Craft watermelon pigment ink (to distress the border of the white card stock and patterned paper) and pink ribbon.
Challenges entered:
1. Quick Card bonus paper challenge
2. Crafty Cardmakers - use freebie (mine is the freebie digi paper)
3.  Lothian Crafts - Christmas
4. Wee Memories - celebration
5. Butingting & Everything - WCMD Week 3

Christmas Gift Box

This is a triangle gift box, the template is downloaded from Waltzing Mouse, printed on white card stock. Before I cut it, I adhered the iridescent paper onto the card stock. Simply glue the sides and tie-up with a ribbon. The tag image is a freebie from Cuddly Buddly, coloured with watercolour pencils and punch out with 1 1/2 inches circle punch and adhered to circle scallop.
Challenges entered:
1. ABC Christmas - U for Under the tree (gift box)
2. Wee Memories - celebration
3. Lothian Crafts - Christmas
4. Simon Stamp & Show - non-card
5. Crafty Cardmakers - use freebie (mine is the freebie image)

Christmas Gift Box from Altered Milk Can

image from Pink Gem coloured with Tombow marker and added some glitter. I use patterned paper from Moof, a local paper producer. I made a cover from card stock and adhered with the leftover of the patterned paper and finished of the border with pink ribbon.
Challenges entered:
1. ABC Christmas - U for Under the tree (gift box)
2. Wee Memories - celebration
3. Crafter's Companion - untraditional Christmas (mine is non-traditional Christmas colour)
4. Lothian Crafts - Christmas
5. Simon Stamp & Show - non-card
6. Crafty Cardmakers - use freebie (mine is the freebie image)
7. Wild Orchids Challenges - pastel
8. Etsy - photo inspiration from this card


Thursday, 14 October 2010

Treat Box

Halloween treat box, just nice to fit in 3 small Andes chocolate kiddy bar. Before folding and gluing the box, I embossed with Cuttlebug Swiss Dot folder for some textured look. Label on top is from Good Gravy Designs.
Challenges  entered:
1. The Cuttlebug Spot challenge - embossed halloween treat box
2. Fussy & Fancy Friday - Halloween
3. Wee Memories - Halloween
4. Easy Craft Project - Halloween
5. BuTingTing & Everything - WCMD Week 2
6. Papercraft Star - Halloween photo inspiration
7. Spotted Canary October Challenge - Halloween

Wednesday, 13 October 2010


Flower 'Buzzer's Daisy' image from Doodle Pantry coloured with Faber Castell water colour pencils(flower) and Copic (leaves) and added Plaid diamond glitter glue. I cut out the petal and stems and pop it up with double sided foam tape. Swirl is Basic Grey Whisper stamp, stamped with pink inkpad, cut out and embossed with Ranger Super Fine Clear emboss powder. Sentiment is computer generated using Typewritter font. Dp is Basic Grey Porcelain, white card stock embossed with Cuttlebug Swiss Dot and inked with pink inkpad. Added epoxy glitter dot at the corners.
Challenges entered:
1. Saturday Sketch

2. Basic Grey - Sparkle
3. Clearly Delightful Blog Challenge 10 - use DP image and ribbon
4. Joan's Garden Challenge #18 - vertical stripes paper, die-cut/hand cut flower, alteration to card stock, swirl.
5. Cuttlebug Challenge - Breast cancer awareness
6. The ABC Challenge - F for flowers
7. Colour Create - pink, green, cream
8. ButingTing & Everything - WCMD Week 2(10th - 16th Oct)

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Willow Whimsy

Flower image from Designed 2 Delights, coloured with Copic. Sentiment is from Making Our Mark. Adhered with textured paper which has been punched at the border with MS punch and red satin ribbon.
Challenges entered:
1. Designed 2 Delights
2. Making Our Mark
3. Fab N Funky - digi image
4. Delightful Sketches - red, green white
5. Stamp Something - punches
6. Butingting & Everything - WCMD Week 2

Sunday, 10 October 2010

Tag - Christmas Bingo

Bingo downloaded from The Vintange Moth, holy leaf child from Old Book Art Image Gallery printed, cut it out and adhered to the white card stock. Stamped the snowflake (freebie from Papercraft Inspiration magazine) with orange inkpad and distressed the tag with Ranger Tea-Dye distress ink. I sew the tag with yellow thread and use a gold colour metallic gift tie.
Challenges entered:
1. Simon Says Stamp & Show - number
2. Wild Orchid Craft- Stitch
3. Charisma Cardz - autumn colours
4. Stampin 4The Weekend - Autumn colour
5. CES - tag
6. Lothian Crafts- Christmas

Thursday, 7 October 2010


Witch image from Beccy's Place coloured with Faber Castell water colour pencils and blended with Johnson baby oil with cotton bud. Sentiment is computer generated, punched with EK Succes circle and scallop circle punch, distressed the edge with Ranger Tea-Dye  distress ink mixed with red food colouring (the mixture result is superb...) using facial triangle shaped sponge. Added glitters to the scallop circle and also onto the witch's hat. Green pearls from Kaisercraft 'Basic' pack added to the frame of the plaid paper.
Paper - background layer is from Basic Grey 'Green At Heart', polka dot and the plaid paper is digi download from Summertime Design, white card stock, kraft paper, black paper.
Challenges entered:
1. Papertake Weekly - sketch
2. Joan's Garden - #17 use plaid,polka dot & stripes paper, pearl/rhinestones, circles, sentiment for any occassion
3. Simon Says Stamp - Halloween
4. Basic Grey - sparkle
5. Stamp, Scrap & Doodle - open
6. CES - hat
7. Crazy 4Challenge-orange,green,yellow, kraft, black
8. Stampin 4The Weekend-Autumn Color
9. Fab n Funky - digi image

Book Mark- Apple

Apple image from Designed 2Delights coloured with Prismacolour and blended with Johnson baby oil and cotton bud. I use Copic to colour the leaves. Paper is MME 'Quite Contrary', pink card stock, pink yarn and the sentiment is computer generated.
1. Delightful Inspiration - use the October freebie apples image
2. The Craft Garden - use either pink ribbon/lace/yarn (mine is pink yarn)
3. Stamp, Scrap & Doodle - Open
4. Wee Memories - Fruit

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Candy 15/10/2010 - Papercraft Star

Check this challenge site Papercraft Star for a chance to win $25 gift certificate to MFT/PTI. Giveaway ends on 15th October or upon 1000 followers, whichever comes first.

Monday, 4 October 2010

Faith Hopes Strength

This pretty french dress template is from Little Birdie Secrets printed over pink floral digi paper from Summertime Designs 'Awareness' collection (thanks for sharing the fabulous paper!). The sentiment is also from the Awareness kit.
Other materials: Cuttlebug Swiss Dot folder, pink bling (rak from  Chris, tx Chris) and pink satin ribbon.
Challenges entered:
1. The Cuttlebug Spot - Breast Cancer Awareness
2. Stamp & Create - Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
3. Cuttlebug Challenge - favourite technique (love to use the Swiss Dot embossing folder on most of my card)
4. The Craft Garden - pink ribbon/lace/yarn (I use ribbon)

Candy 10/10/2010 - Hopefully Heather's Stuff

Go to Heathers's blog for a chance to win this candy which ends on 10 October 2010.

Happy Fall

Happy Fall sentiment/image from Meljen, the fall leaf from Cathie Filian, Basic Grey's Green At Heart paper, kraft & white card stock, Woodware border punch, Prismacolor pencils and glitter glue.
Challenges entered:
1. The Beary Scrap DT - Challenge #11 Sketch
2. Tuesday Tagger - Autumn
3. Simon Says Challenge - autumn & photo inspiration
4. Stampin 4 The Weekend - autumn color
5. Basic Grey - sparkle (i added glitter glue on the leaves)
6. Stamp, Scrap & Doodle Saturday - open
7. Crazy 4 Challenges - orange,green,yellow,kraft, black
8. Sentimental Sunday - fall