Sunday, 19 April 2009

WOJ blog candy

Katharina is offering the new summer collection from WOJ as blog candy to 2 people. I love my spring collection and am looking forward to seeing the sumer collection too. There is a link to the pre order for the summer collection in my side bar.

Black & White + 1

It's Sunday so it must be time again for Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.
This week the challenge is to use Black and White and one other colour and of course you must have a stampedimage somewhere on your design.

This weeks sponsor is The Cutting Cafe

The prize is TWO items of the winners choice from The Cutting Cafe!

Please check out the creations from the rest of the DT. As usual there are some great creations.

Here is my card

DP: Bubblegum & Licorice Summertime Designs
Embellishments from stash
Medium: Copic makers

Friday, 17 April 2009

copic creations challenge #2

Over at Copic Creations this week, they have some tutorials for colouring jeans. Here is the card I have made using the soon to be realease love2shop image from Making Handmade Cards.

DP: Making Handmade Cards - Petal Patch
Image and sentiment : Making Handmade cards - Love 2 shop
Medium: Copic Markers - colourless blender, E000, E00, E57, E95, B34, Y15

Thursday, 16 April 2009

A few cards

I just wanted to share these card with you made from the soon to be realeased 'soccer n tech' papers from Making Handmade Cards. These papers are not available yet but you can have advanced notification of the release at there blog here.
This was so much fun to play with and as mens cards are always so difficult, it's an ideal solution

Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Funky Fairy's challenge #12

Ok well this week since coming back from my easter break I have been really busy trying to catch up with my DT work but slowly getting back on top of it again.

It's time again for the Funky Fairy's Challenge and this week the challenge is a 'Recipe':
1 Image
2 Papers
3 Embelishments
As always, to be eligible to win a prize of a Funky Fairys download paper kit,
you must use at least one Funky Fairys product on your work,
and not combine challenges.
Check out the Inspiration Blog for some free downloads.

Pop over and take a look at the rest of the DT's projects they are great.

Ok so here is mine:

DP: Funky Fairy's Doodlementals
Image: Sugar Nellie
Ribbon from stash
medium, Copic sketch

Monday, 13 April 2009

Stamptacular For the Birds

I'm Sorry that I am a day late with thispost but we have been away for the weekend and I forgot to set the post up to show yesterday.
Well it's time for challenge 2 at Stamptacular Sunday challenge and tis week the challenge is "This is for the birds!"

For this challenge not only do you have to incorporate some sort of stamping on your project but you also must include at least one bird on your project as well. You are free to create whatever you'd like as long as you follow the challenge requirements!

I decided to make an easter basket for my project as it is easter,
Don't forget to check out the work from the rest of the DT as there are some wonderful projcts.
DP: Funky Fairy's Fluffy flowers
Image: Penny Black
medium: whisper pens

Wednesday, 8 April 2009

Funky Fairy's challenge #11

Morning all. Well It's time again for the Funky fairy challenge and this week the Theme is 'Dare to be Square'.
All the DT had great fun with this challenge so why not pop over and see what they have created, thy realy are amazing.
For my creation this week I used the Funky fairy's Hope papers collection
The butterfly I glittered up a while ago and put it aside and forgot about it so not sure where i actually got it from, but it matches the hope paper i had chosen perfectly. I finished the card off with some gingham ribbon and square gems from my stash

Don't forget that f you haven't any funky fairys papers but still want to take part in the challenge you can always download some of the free papers from Funky fairy's inspirations blog
These papers really are wonderful and fun to play with.

Lets see some of you all joining us with the challenges

Sunday, 5 April 2009

Stamptacular New Beginnings

Yippee the first challenge is now up on Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.

This week's challenge is: NEW BEGINNINGS

How appropriate, since this week is our new beginning. You are free to create any type of project that you choose as long as it is something for a New Beginning AND includes some type of stamping!
Also throughout the day we are also running Bonus fun challenges with chances of winning prizes so please stop by and join in, there are some great prizes on offer

As the theme of this weeks challenge is New Beginnings, I decided on a wedding card for my project.

CS: white, and silver hearts holographic
DP: pearlescent white and flowered velum(docrafts i think bu i found it in my scrap box)
Image: papercrafts 4 you
medium: pearly watercolours
ribbon and flower from stash
Inside sentiment produced on the computer

Wednesday, 1 April 2009

My first play with copic markers

Yippee I finally have some copic markers. Not many yet but i have finally been able to have a play. For months now i have been looking at tutorials in preparation for the arrival of the first few of them arriving.
Over the past couple of days i have played around colouringin numerous images and finally made this one into a card today and thought i would enter it for the first challenge on Copic Creations.

DP. Summertime Designs
Image: WOJ from spring collection
Copics used: E000, E00, E57, E95, B34, R46, Y15

Funky Fairy's challenge #10

It's that time of week again. Wow doesn't the week go fast. This week at Funky Fairy's the challenge is Green:
You can make anything you wish, and if you would like to be in with a chance of winning a fab Funky Fairys Papercrafts download kit, please make sure you use at least one FF product and only enter your work for THIS challenge, NO COMBINING!
And this week we have a special bonus prize for the winner too,
Lorraine is kindly donating her Post It Note Holder, plus a Parker Pen!!

Here is the project i have done for this weeks theme.
I have used the box template from cutting cafe for this box, and the papers are the free green downloads from Funky Fairy's Inspirations

Big News

The wait and the suspense is almost over! Only a few more days until the Debut of the Stamptacular Sunday Challenges begin.

It seems like forever since i entered for the cance to become part of the design team (and what a design team we have), and now the fun is just around the corner. We have tons of fun and unique challenges planned, and hope that our challenge blog becomes one of the most successful on the internet.

There is guaranteed to be a favorite challenge for everyone....all are welcome no matter what your creative level may be. The only stipulations to play along are that you MUST use some sort of stamping on every submission, and that they MUST be origionally designed just for our challenge.

It all begins on Sunday 5th April so please check us out at and join us for our very first challenge! In honour of our new adventure we will also have lots of other fun and prizes going on throughout the day too! So, be sure to check back often to celebrate our 'New Beginning' and to be sure that you don't miss out on any of the activities.

Looking forward to you all taking part