Friday, 5 August 2022

Our Family

 

Digital Paper: Basic Grey (Sweet Thread, Serendipity, PB & J), element: Echo Park (Life Is Good)

Made this digital layout with photo of my family gathering during Chinese New Year at late mom's house. One happy moment treasured for a lifetime.

Saturday, 30 July 2022

Friday, 29 July 2022

Summer Fishing

clear stamp (gifted), sentiment stamp: My Mind's Eye -Indie Chic
others: Copic

Stamp the image onto pre-cut bookmark cardstock. Colour with Copic. 

Challenges:

     

    Wednesday, 20 July 2022

    Christmas

    Santa Claus stamp freebie from Quick Cards magazine, poinsettia dies, EK Success scallop circle punch, Sizzix Dotted Circle embossing folder, Mijello watercolour, patterned paper, ribbon


    Stamp this tiny Santa Claus stamp on snippet of white cardstock and coloured with Mijello watercolour, then fussy cut it out.  Die-cut poinsettia flower from watercolour paper and then colour them with oil pastel using sponge brush. Adhere the image onto piece of round cardstock which was punch and embossed with Sizzix dotted circle. Matted the white cardstock with red floral patterned paper before adhering the image and embellishment.

    Challenges:
     

    Saturday, 25 June 2022

    Glory To God


             Stamp: The Greeting Farm ' Glory To God'
    Touch New marker

    Stamped image on a white cardstock bookmark. Coloured with Touch New marker. 

    Challenges:

    Holly Dog


     Stamp: Cuddly Buddly 'Charley & Holly Dog'
    others: Copic, bling, blue cardstock, poinsettia dies, snowflake punch

    Won this stamp from a challenge website decade ago. Stamped it on white cardstock and coloured with Copic. Embellish with poinsettia flowers from die-cut and snowflake which was punch out from snippet of blue cardstock and added bling to the centre.

    Challenges:-

    Saturday, 4 June 2022

    Sea air and sunshine

                           digital template : Scrapping With Liz
    credits: Lovesg.com, Amandayi.com, Aimee Harisson Designs, Akizo.com


    Done this digital layout using template by Scrapping With Liz and combination of few designers pattern papers. Loving the seaside trip during the lockdown, having fresh air, sunshine and ocean view.




    Challenges:

    Sunday, 29 May 2022

    Hello

                                                   stamp: House Mouse Designs 'Daisy Float'
    others: Copic, Mijello water colour, daisy punch, leaf punch, label die, deckle scissors, patterned paper printed from computer, bling

    Coloured the flower and mouse with Copic, colour pencil on boat and watercolour on the sea. Punch out daisy flowers from snippet of light orange cardstock and leaf was punch from snippet of green cardstock. Added bling to the centre of the daisy. Matted the patterned paper on pink cardstock before adhering the image.

    Challenges:
      
         

    Wednesday, 25 May 2022

    LO Sweet

                               
     
     Use up my hoarded stacks of patterned paper to make this layout based on Rochelle's sketch. Added handmade rosette, diecut the 'sweet' word twice with black and white cardstock. Punch out a tag from yellow polkadot patterned paper and tie it with a cream colour twine. 

    Tuesday, 24 May 2022

    Birthday

    stamp: You're So Sweet freebie from Cardmaking & Papercraft 2012
    others: Mijello watercolour, birthday embossing folder, 
    I Am Roses flowers (R2-00, R1-503, R5-00)

    Coloured the image with Mijello watercolour. Embossed a piece of white cardstock with birthday theme embossing folder and adhere to pink cardstock. Added pink roses bought from I Am Roses as embellishment.

    Challenges:

    Thursday, 12 May 2022

    Corner Bookmark



    stamp: House Mouse Design 'Ballerina Baby', Prismacolor pencils, blue and purple polkadot  patterned papers.

    Stamped image on white cardstock, coloured with Prismacolor pencils, fussy cut it out. Made the triangle corner bookmark, adhered the patterned papers and the cut out image.
     
    Voila, stop reading and time to dance (relax!) lol.

    Challenges:
    1. House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge - HMFMC#365 anything goes
    2. Butterfly Challenge #170 (I am using 2 colours African Violet & Aero Blue+butterfly)

     

    Walk With Christ

    stamp: The Greeting Farm 'Jesus Is The Way'(image & sentiment), watercolor, watercolour paper, Touch New markers

    Coloured the background of a piece of watercolour paper with watercolour. Set aside to let it dry. Stamped the image on another piece of white cardstock, coloured with Touch New markers and fussy cut. Adhered the image to the bookmark and stamped the sentiment.


     Challenges:

    1. We Love Stamping - May Challenge for lady (or a girl)
    2. Allsorts Challenge - Week 675 Favourite stamps and/or dies 

    Friends Forever

    stamp: The Greeting Farm ' Glory To God', embossing folder, soft pastel, Touch New markers

    Playing with some of my much loved girly stamp, this one is from Greeting Farm. Stamped image on white cardstock, coloured with Touch New markers and fussy cut. I embossed a piece of white cardstock and shaded some colours with soft pastel before adhering to a piece of red cardstock. Adhered the cut out image. The sentiment was stamped on white cardstock and fussy cut and adhered to the bookmark.

    Challenges:

    1. We Love Stamping - May Challenge for lady (or a girl)
    2. Allsorts Challenge - Week 675 Favourite stamps and/or dies 

     

    Through Christ I Can

     


            stamp image & sentiment: The Greeting Farm 'God Is Awesome', Touch New Marker, soft pastel

    Coloured background with soft pastel. Stamped the image on white cardstock, coloured with Touch New markers and fussy cut, adhered to the bookmark. Stamped the sentiment onto bookmark.

    Challenges:
    1. We Love Stamping - May Challenge for lady (or a girl)
    2. Allsorts Challenge - Week 675 Favourite stamps and/or dies 



    Good Gift From Above

    stamp image & sentiment: Mighty Hands 'Good Gift', soft pastel, Copic

    I created the cloud background with a cloud stencil and soft pastel. Stamped the bird image on a white cardstock, coloured with Copic and fussy cut it out and adhered to the bookmark. I stamped the sentiment onto the bookmark. 

    Challenges:

  1. Double 'D' Challenges - Birds-Nests-Birdhouses/Cages

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      Be Unique

          stamp: TH Crazy Bird, Copic, soft pastel

      Another bookmark made using same technique, background coloured with soft pastel, stamped image on it and onto another white cardstock. Coloured the image on the white cardstock with Copic and fussy cut it out leaving the legs. Pasted on the bookmark and stamped the sentiment

      Challenges:

    2. Double 'D' Challenges - Birds-Nests-Birdhouses/Cages
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        Stay Awesome

        stamp: TH Crazy Bird, Touch New markers, soft pastel

        The background was coloured with soft pastel. I stamped the image onto the bookmark and on another piece of white cardstock. Coloured the image on the white cardstock with Touch New markers and fussy cut out the whole image except the legs. Adhered to the bookmark and stamped the sentiment. 

        Challenges:
        1. Double 'D' ChallengesBirds-Nests-Birdhouses/Cages
         

        Monday, 2 May 2022

        Trying a new card-making technique

        Kaiserkraft butterfly stamp, diy crochet flower, Sheena Douglas 'Fabulous Florals' embossing folder, Spellbinder Classic Circle die, floral patterned paper, fucshia  cardstock,

        Trying out Floating Strip technique as posted in the Butterfly Challenge

            First, I cut the floral patterned paper into 1 cm rectangle and adhered to a piece of plastic sheet, arranging them in order and leave a bit of spacing in-between the strips. Took out a circle die and diecut it. Took another piece of white cardstock and cut into 5cm square, embossed with floral embossing folder.
           Adhered the die-cut circle, crochet flower, sentiment, stamped and fussy cut butterfly image from snippet of flame red cardstock. 
         
        Challenges:
        1. Butterfly Challenge #169 F for floating strip card (I use Card Shape+fucshia, flame, fawn colour+flower theme+butterfly)
        2. Snippets Playground #427 - anything with snippet (I use snippet of plastic sheet, floral patterned paper)
        3. DL.Art 2022 May linky challenge

        Wednesday, 20 April 2022

        Dance like no one is watching

            stamp: House Mouse Designs HMCV19 Ballerina Baby, patterned paper, TouchNew markers, Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Frame 8 dies

        Image was coloured with TouchNew markers and diecut with Nesting Frame 8 dies. Adhered patterned paper on white cardstock followed by the diecut image and lastly, added bling at the corner. The sentiment 'Dance like no one is watching' is a pre-printed sticker.

        Challenges:

         

        Friends are the sunshine of life

        stamp: House Mouse Designs-Celebrate Friends [SSCM5006]
        others: TouchNew markers, corner rounder punch. Cuttlebug 'Floral Screen' embossing folder, Frantic Stamper Stitched Rounded Rectangles die

        The image was coloured with TouchNew markers and diecut with rectangle stitch die. Embossed the front panel card with Floral Screen embossing folder and adhered blue polkadot patterned paper.

        Challenges:
         

        Sunday, 17 April 2022

        Snowy Girl Christmas

        Marianne Design products used:
        1. Snowy Girl image (Mariane Design freebie)
        2. Orange Patterned Paper (Marianne Design freebie)


        3.  Snowflake stamp (Marianne Design Winter Fun)


        Others: Spellbinder Classic Circle die, white cardstock, soft pastel, 

        The girl image is a freebie cutsheet from Marianne Design website, which I printed and diecut with Spellbinder classic circle die. Tool a piece of watercolour paper, inked the background with soft pastel and after that, stamped the snowflake with cranberry ink pad. The orange patterned paper was another freebie from Marianne Design. I stamped the sentiment on snippet of white cardstock (leftover from the printed image).

        Challenges:
         

        Gnome Santa


         Stamp : MFT, Touch New markers, plaid patterned paper, Spellbinder Classic Oval dies

        Gnome Santa holding present image coloured with Touch New markers. Fussy cut with hand and adhered to the card. The front panel of the card was die-cut with Spellbinder oval die.

        Challenges:

        Gnome Christmas Card

        Stamp : MFT, Touch New markers, plaid patterned paper

        Another gnome image coloured with Touch New markers. Fussy cut with hand and adhered to the card. 

        Challenges:



         

        Christmas Candy Cane Gnome

         

        stamp: MFT, plaid patterned papers, TouchNew markers

        First time colouring the gnome, quite fun activity to do on my free time. I fussy cut the image after coloured it with Touch New marker. Adhered the patterned paper before sticking the image onto it with foam tape.

        Challenges:

        Monday, 14 March 2022

        Roar

        paper:(MME Damask, Rosie's Splendid), alphabet die, wooden dragonfly & butterfly, butterfly border punch, circle cutter

        A trip to Singapore Zoo some years ago.  Managed to snap photo of a white Bengal tiger. Done this layout based on Rochelle's sketch, incorporated Stacy's tic-tac-toe diagonal elements (border punch, circle, diecuts) with Challenge YOUrself animal theme.

        Challenges:





        Sunday, 13 March 2022

        Happy Birthday


         stamp & die set: snowdrop flower freebie from magazine, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Spellbinder Classic Circle and Scallop Circle die, white gel pen, Copic (leaves: YG03/23/67, petal: R81/83/85)

        On the roll with flower today. It's Sunday, my crafting day. Coloured another snowdrop image with Copic. I love using Copic in colouring smaller image. The colour blended easily and end-result is much more satisfying than the Twin Touch marker.

        Challenges:

      2. DL.Art March - anything goes
      3. Craft-anilca - #306 Spring flower
      4. Allsorts Week 667 - spring is in the air


      5. Flower theme

        stamp: snowdrop flower freebie from magazine, Twin Touch marker, soft pastel, Die'sire Patchwork embossing folder 

        Coloured the image with Twin Touch marker and die-cut with the flower die. Inked the background of white cardstock with soft pastel and embossed with patchwork embossing folder. 

        Challenges:

      6. DL.Art March - anything goes
      7. Craft-anilca - #306 Spring flower
      8. Allsorts Week 667 - spring is in the air
      9. We Love Stamping - March Challenge 'anything stamped spring

      10.  

        Bookmark Time for tea

         

        stamp: House-Mouse Design (SSCM5007 Cling Birthday Splash Set), patterned paper, Copic, Lifestyle Nesting Frame 8 die



        Image coloured with Copic. Made the triangular shape bookmark with patterned paper and adhered the image. Time for tea-break from reading..lol.


        Challenges:

      11. House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge HMFMC#360
      12. DL.Art March - anything goes
      13. Ally's Angels - March Anything Goes
      14. Saturday, 12 March 2022

        Beary Best Friend

         

            stamp:House-Mouse Designs (SSCM5006 Celebrate Friends), Copic, soft pastel



        Coloured image with Copic and fussy cut it out. Use a stylus and pressed it at the back of the image to pop it up for some dimensional look. Use foam tape to adhere to the card. The background was created using soft pastel. Stamped the sentiment onto the coloured background. 

        Challenges:

      15. House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge HMFMC#360
      16. DL.Art March - anything goes
      17. Ally's Angels - March Anything Goes





        1. Friday, 11 March 2022

          Merry Christmas

          Stamp: Magnolia Tilda, curvy text sentiment clear stamp, curvy scallop die, embossing folder, Copic, Memento Bahama Blue ink pad, 

          Stamped this Magnolia Tilda image on white cardstock, coloured with Copic and fussy cut outh. Stamp the Merry Christmas sentiment and die-cut with the curvy scallop die. Took a white cardstock and embossed the background. 

          For the blue background with snowflake, I use a snowflake stencil on another small rectangle cardstock, just to cover up part of the white cardstock which was not embossed.
          Before I adhered the image onto the card, I slightly embossed it with a stylus pen to give some rounded pop-up like dimension.

          Challenges:
          1. ABC Christmas Challenge - E,F,G for emboss, fussy & fancy, glitter (mine is emboss)
          2. Christmas Craft Creations-March Challenge slimline
          3. Ally's Angels - March Anything Goes
          4. DL.Art March - anything goes
          5. Allsorts #666 anything goes with option of distress

          Wednesday, 9 March 2022

          Ballerina

          stamp: House-Mouse Designs 'Ballerina Baby', sentiment is computer generated,
          others: Prismacolor pencils, Lifestyle dies (Frame 4 & 8), Basic Grey patterned paper, silver grosgrain ribbon



          Image was coloured with Prismacolor pencil, diecut with Lifestyle Nesting Frame 8. Die-cut Basic Grey patterned paper and white cardstock with another Lifestyle Nesting Frame 4. Tied a silver metallic grosgrain ribbon on the card before adhering the image.

          Challenges:

          Monday, 7 March 2022

          Bookmark

           

          House-Mouse Designs Stamp  'Daisy Float', Basic Grey patterned paper, MS Frond punch, tiny sakura flower punch, bling, Spellbiner Classic Circle & Scallop Circle dies, Mijello watercolour pan, aquabrush, kraft cardstock


          Coloured the image with Mijello watercolour using aquabrush. After that, I die-cut the image with Spellbinder  classic circle die. To mat the image, I die-cut a snippet of kraft cardstock with another Spellbinder Classic Scallop Circle die. The leaf and the flower was punched out from snippet of white cardstock (I have plenty!), and shaped the flower with stylus.

          The base of the triangle bookmark was made with a piece of white cardstock and adhered with Basic Grey patterned paper.

          Challenges:

          1. House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge HMFMC#360
          2. DL.Art March - anything goes
          3. Snippet's Playground #423 
          4. Allsorts #666 anything goes with option of distress
          5. We Love Stamping - March Challenge 'anything stamped spring

          Friday, 4 March 2022

          Popsicle friends

          stamp: House-Mouse Designs 'Popsicle Paradise'
          Mijello watercolour, patterned paper, corner rounder punch

          Image was coloured with Mijello watercolour, punch the edge with corner rounder. Attached patterned paper onto white cardstock. Sentiment was cut with deckle scissor. 

          Challenges:

        2. House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge HMFMC#360

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