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Sunday, 29 September 2013

Santa's Secret

Happy Sunday

There are some wonderful new images at the DS4J shop and some wonderful inspiration from the Design Team over at the DS4J Blog

My card uses the image Misteri - Santa's Secret


I have coloured her with Copic markers, and cut her out with Spellbinders - Super Ellipse. The pine needle boarder on the left of the picture is by Memory Box and the Pine Branches are by Impression Obsession. The sentiment is cut out using a SU circle Punch and mounted on to a Spellbinders Holiday Tags.


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Monday, 23 September 2013

Happy Fall Y'all

Happy Monday

This week at the Outlawz Greetings Card Challenge, the theme is "Happy Fall Y'all" - to capture the colours and feeling of FALL.

Our Sponsor this week are 

My card uses the image AKV Fall Leaves


I have used an A4 Embossing Folder - Tumbling Leaves
The image was coloured with Copic markers and fussy cut, I then mounted it on to Spellbinders 5 x 7 Matting Basics B and then on to Card Creator - Branching Out. The sentiment is from Gina K Designs - Autumn Beauty and cut with Spellbinders A2 Curved Matting Basics A and then mounted on to Fancy Tags 3


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Sunday, 22 September 2013

Misteri - Artist

Happy Sunday

Today over at DS4Joy we have some fab New Releases  and a sad farewell to two of my lovely team mates, Annerieke and Lynda. I wish them both much happiness in whatever they go on to do.

My card uses the new image Misteri - Artist 



I have used a Spellbinders A4 Embossing folder for my 8 x 8" card base. The artists pallet and brush are a cut file for my Silhouette. The image was cut with Spellbinders Super Ellipse, and matted onto Grand Label Eleven, the sentiment was from a Gina K Designs stamp set - You Go Girl, and cut out with Fancy Frame Tags One.



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Friday, 20 September 2013

Frame it

Happy Friday

This week at Creative Moments the theme of the challenge is "Frame it/Anything Goes"
Our lovely sponsors for this challenge 


My card uses the image "Fall Frame"


I have used a A4 embossing folder called Tumbling Leaves by Die'Sire
I have used the Perfect Layers Tool to create the frame, and Spellbinders Mini Leaves for the embellishments. The image was coloured using Copic markers


I look forward to seeing your entries in this fun challenge, and don't forget to check out the great inspiration from the Design Team

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Thursday, 19 September 2013

Fred She Said - Flowers

Happy Thursday

The challenge this week at the Crafters Cafe  is sponsored by the fab company 


The image I have used is called "Pumpkin Bouquet"


The frame is also by Fred She Said and is a cut file called "Wrought Iron Frame", and the sentiment is from again from FSS - Uplifting Sentiments. The embossing folder is from Crafters Companion, and the image is coloured with Copic markers.

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Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Colour Challenge

Happy Wednesday

Today at DS4Joy we have a new challenge, hosted by my lovely friend Margaret. The theme this time is a "Colour Challenge with a Twist", the twist is to add ribbon or twine.


My card uses the image "Floral Letter"



I wanted to create a small note card to send to a dear friend, so I coloured the image with Copic markers and fussy cut it removing the top part of the image so it would fit better in to my 4" X4" card base. The embossing folder is Spellbinders and the sentiment is from Gina K Designs - Country Roads.


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Monday, 16 September 2013

Make it Funny and a Design Team Call

Happy Monday

Today it is time for a new challenge at The Oulawz Greetings Card Challenge , this week there is an extra bonus to the challenge. The theme this week is "Make it Funny". 
We are also having a Design Team Call for both a permanet member of the team and a Guest designer for the last quarter of the year.

Design Team Call
If you would like to be considered for the Design Team please put (DT) with your entry and if you would like to be our Guest Designer, (this is now a quarterly appointment) put (GDT) with your entry. If you would like to be considered for both then, yep you guessed it put (DT) (GDT) with your entry. The Guest Designer position will be till the end of the year.

My card this week uses images from Gina K Designs "You Know your Old When..."


I have used Spellbinders M-Bossabilities - Kicking Rubber and Spellbinders A2 Card Creator - Distressed Edges & Matting Basics. The image is cut with Classic and Lacey Circles. The little cars are by Memory Box

I look forward to seeing your entries this week, and am excited to see how many of you would like to join our little family.


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Sunday, 15 September 2013

Congratulations Jen

Happy Sunday

Today at DS4Joy we have a very special new release, Our main artist JENLEE has just drawn her 500th digistamp for DS4J!!
Over at the DS4Joy blog, one lucky winner will receive the 500th image free, just leave a comment on the post over there!

Mini Misteri 'n Mila - choristers (Jen) (Babies & Toddlers)
500th digi drawn by Jen! 

The Design Team have made some fabulous creations with the new images so do pop over for some inspiration.

My card uses the image Misteri as a scarecrow


I have used various leaves from Spellbinders, and coloured them with Pan Pastels
The frame is Spellbinders 5x7 Card Creator - Branching Out and the image is coloured with Copic markers, and cut with 5x7 Matting Basics B. The branch is by Impression Obsessions - Bare Branch.

A big congratulations to Jen for her 500th image and a big thank you to Margy for letting me be part of this wonderful team.



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Monday, 9 September 2013

Kraft, Burlap & Beads

Happy Monday

The Greetings Card Challenge over at The Outlawz is Karft, Burlap and Beads this week
and my card uses the image "Relaxed Guy" by Bugaboo


I have used the Spellbinders Superellipse and 3D M-Bossabilities Cane Weave. The sentiment is from Gina K Designs from a retired set called Fine Furnishing Additions.

I look forward to seeing your entries and don't forget to pop over and see all the wonderful inspiration from the Design Team 


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Sunday, 8 September 2013

Einstein Wannabee

Happy Sunday

Today over at DS4J is some fabulous New Releases  and some stunning creations by the Design Team HERE


I have used Spellbinders Card Creator A2 Matting Basics B and Tile works to frame the image, the sentiment is a quote from the great man himself and is also cut using card creator dies. The embossing folder is Spellbinders Numbers & Letters M-Bossabilities.


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Friday, 6 September 2013

September Freebie Friday

Happy Friday

We have a fab freebie this month at DS4J




I have used Spellbinders Curved Matting Basics A & B for the image and sentiment and the Memory Box Moon and Star Boarder. 

You can get loads more inspiration from the Design Team HERE



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Thursday, 5 September 2013

Happy Birthday

Happy Thursday

We have a new challenge over at Creative Moments, the theme is "Birthdays/Anything Goes

Our lovely sponsor this time is 

My card uses the image Chatty Teen


I have used Sassy Designs - Neon Paper Pack for the background and Spellbinders Matting Basics A & B to mat and layer the image. The sentiment is from Gina K Designs stamp set duo - Just Calling to Say, I have used Labels Four and Gold Labels Four to mat and layer the sentiment.

I look forward to seeing your creations in our little challenge, and don't forget to pop over and see all the amazing inspiration form the Design Team


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Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Dude That's Funny

Happy Wednesday

 It is time for a fun challenge at The Crafters Cafe today the theme is "Dude That's Funny" and the wonderful  sponsors this time is 

My card uses the image BBQ Bill


I used Memento inks to sponge the background and used Copic Markers to colour this wonderful image, it reminds me of my DH at the weekends.

I look forward to seeing you entries over at the challenge, and you can see some more wonderful inspiration from the Fab Team B HERE



60's Inspiration

Happy Wednesday

We have a new Challenge at DS4Joy and the theme is 60's Inspiration and my sweet friend Riette is hosting this fab challenge.

My card uses the image "Twiggy"


I ave cut out the image with my guillotine and then used the Perfect Layers tool. The embossing folder is by Creative expressions - A4 Interlocking Circles , the words are from Spellbinders Jewel Keys.

Don't forget to make a note in your diary for our fab blog hop coming next month




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Monday, 2 September 2013

Back to School

Happy Monday

It is time this week when the schools re-open after the long summer break and teachers (like myself) are heading back to work. So the theme this week at the Outlawz Greetings Card Challenge  is 
"Back to School"

My card today uses the image from Fred She Said - Apple for the Teacher digi set 


I have used Copic markers to colour the image and Spellbinders Grand Circles & Grand Scalloped Circles, the letters are from the new release Spellbinders Font Set - upper case, and the pen and ink are from Sizzix - Sewing & Writing Set.

I look forward to seeing your entries 


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Sunday, 1 September 2013

Mystical Dancer

Happy Sunday

We have some new releases over at DS4Joy, and my card today uses the image 


I have used Spellbinders Card Creator Fanciful Lattice to frame the image, the sentiment is from Gina K Designs Face to the Sun stamp set duo


I would also like to tell you about World Card Making Day, at DS4Joy we will be celebrating with 
a Blog Hop




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