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Monday, 28 April 2014

Anything Goes at The Outlawz!

Happy Monday

Today at The Outlawz Greetings Card challenge the theme is Anything Goes

Our lovely sponsor this week is 

My card Uses the image - People Popping Toasters & the sentiment If People


I colured the image with Copic markers

Supplies List:
Spellbinders M-Bossabilities A4 Dainty Dots
Spellbinders - Curved Squares
Spellbinders - Di-Delights Corner Flourish Two
Perfect Layers Tool - I used this to frame the image as I was hoping to make it look like a slice of bread, and my Spellbinders were not quite big enough for the job, so I cut the image with the largest of the Spellbinders Curved Square dies and added the layer using the Perfect Layers Tool, I the rounded the corners with a punch.

I look forward to seeing your creations in the challenge





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Sunday, 27 April 2014

New DS4Joy Release

Happy Sunday


Today there is a new release at DS4JOY. The design Team have created some amazing projects for your inspiration at the DS4Joy Blog

My card uses the mage Flower Frame


I have coloured the image with Copic markers.

Supplies List:
Embossing Folder - Sue Wilson - Celtic Flower
Spellbinders - A2 Curved Matting Basics A & B
Spellbinders Expandable - French Harmony
Sentiment - Gina K Designs - Warm With Love




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Friday, 25 April 2014

Spring Has Sprung

Happy Friday

This week we have a new challenge at Creative Moments, the theme for the fortnight is 

Our lovely sponsor for this challenge is 


My card uses the image - Little Honeys - Dorothy


The image is coloured with Copic markers

Supplies List:
Spellbinders Curved Matting Basics
M-Bossabilities - Bricks & Bark
Sue Wilson - Faux Quilled Leaves
Memory Box - Fancy Blossom

I look forward to seeing your entries in the challenge




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Monday, 21 April 2014

The Embossable

Happy Monday

Today over at the Outlawz the new Greetings Card Challenge is The Embossable - Add either a wet or dry embossed sentiment to your project

Our lovely sponsor this week is

My card uses the image Roxy 2014


The image is coloured with Copic markers

Supplies List:
Spellbinders
Card Creator 5x7 Matting Basics B
Romantic Rectangles Two
Classic Ovals Large
Elegant Ovals
A Gilded Life - Petite Lace
Lala Land - Filagree Corner
Embossing Folder - Sue Wilson - A4 Art Deco Fanfare 
The sentiment is heat embossed and is by Funny Bones

I look forward to seeing your creations in the Challenge!



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Sunday, 20 April 2014

Candy Treats

Happy Sunday (again)

The theme of the new challenge over at 613 Avenue Create is Candy Treats.

Our lovely sponsors for this week are



The Design Team have been very busy creating beautiful projects to inspire you

My card uses the Melonheadz image Cuppycake Combo


The image is coloured with Copic markers 

Supplies List:
Spellbinders - Labels Thirty Seven
Fancy Frame Tags Two
Poppy Stamps - Peppermint Twist
M-Bossabilities - So Trendy
Craftwell - Twill Herringbone Embossing Folder
Sentiment - Gina K Designs - Sent With Love

I look forward to seeing your creations in the challenge!



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New Release

Happy Sunday




There is a new release over at the DS4Joy Shop today, and the Design Team have some beautiful creations to inspire you at the DS4Joy Blog

My card uses the image Sailboat


I have coloured the image with Copic markers
Supplies List:
Spellbinders - Grand Circles
Card Creator Curved Matting Basics B
Grommet Tags
Sentiment - Gina K Designs - Enjoy The Sunshine
DP - All Aboard - DoCraft



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Thursday, 17 April 2014

Crafters Cafe CAS Challenge

Happy Thursday

This week at the Crafters Cafe Challenge  the theme is CAS - Clean & Simple

Our lovely sponsor for this challenge is

My card uses the image - Flower Circle


I find CAS very challenging!

I cut the image with Spellbinders Grand Circles
The corners are done with a MS punch

I look forward to seeing your creations in the challenge!




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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

DS4Joy Challenge 90

Happy Wednesday


I have the honour of hosting the new challenge at the DS4Joy Blog
the theme this fortnight is Easter or Spring
The Design Team have some stunning creations to inspire you!

My card uses the image Easter Egg With Bow


I have coloured the image with Copic markers and Zig Wink of Stellar

Supplies List:
Spellbinders Labels Thirty Six
Teresa Collins - Dotted Chevron embossing folder
Flowers from my stash
Sentiment Gina K Designs - Basket Blessings

I look forward to seeing your entries in the challenge!




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Monday, 14 April 2014

Happy Easter

Happy Monday

Easter is only a few days away so with this in mind, I am hosting this weeks Greetings Card Challenge over at the Otlawz, and the theme is "Happy Easter", the design team have some beautiful cards to inspire you.

Our lovely sponsors this week are


My card uses the RSD image Easter Parade Bunny


The super sweet image has been coloured with Copic Markers
Supplies List:
Spellbinders - Card Creator Matting Basics A
A2 Valiant Honour
A4 M-Bossabilites Dainty Dots
A gilded Life - Vintage Damask 
Labels Thirty Six
Classic Ovals Large
Create A Gerber Daisy


I look forward to seeing your creations in the challenge!



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Sunday, 13 April 2014

Rain Dance

Happy sunday


Today over at the DS4Joy Shop there are some fab new releases, and over at the DS4Joy Blog the Design Team have some stunning creations for your inspiration.

My card today uses the new image by Jen called "Rain Dance"


I have coloured the image with Copic markers and cut and embossed it with Spellbinders Labels Twenty Five & created a frame with Majestic Labels Twenty Five. The little die cut umbrellas are from Impression Obsession.




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Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Creative Moments Challenge 40

Happy Wednesday

Today over at Creative Moments the new challenge, and new look blog page is posted. the theme this fortnight is Anything Goes, with an optional twist Girly. I can not believe the success of the last challenge 181 entries WOW, what a wonderful talented bunch of people that support our little challenge, thank you all so much.

I have some exciting news about the Design Team, we have taken on some more lovely, talented ladies to add to our already talented team, so do please pop over and check out all that gorgeous inspiration!

There is also some sad news about our lovely sponsor for this challenge

You can read all about it over at the challenge blog!

My card uses the image - Knitting


I have used the Cheery Lynn Stepper card die for the card base and the panels are piped through a Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder.
The knitting embellishments are from Marianne Designs, and the sentiment is from (yes you guessed it) Gina K Designs - Stamp Duo - Close Knit Friends. Guess you all have worked out I am a Gina K addict by now :-)

Ok now it is your turn to inspire me and my fabulous design team with your entries for this challenge.
Wonder if you can beat 181 entries and set a new record!





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Tuesday, 8 April 2014

U-G-L-Y!

Happy Tuesday

This week over at the Outlawz Greetings Card Challenge my lovely friend Shannon is hosting this weeks challenge, the theme is:

use U-G-L-Y papers (to you) and make them pretty

Our lovely sponsor this week is 

The design team have really pulled out the stops for this one!

My card uses the image - Brynn's Baby Bump


The u-g-l-y paper was a freebie from a magazine!

Supplies List:
Crafters Companion - 8x8 Flower Power Embossing Folder
Spellbinders - Petite Ovals & Scalloped Ovals Small
Spellbinders Scalloped Boarder 2
SU Punches
Sentiment - Gina K Designs - Mummy to be Diva 

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Challenge 66

Happy Sunday

Today over at 613 Avenue Create we have a new challenge the theme is Anything Goes/Sights, Sounds, Smells & Tastes of Spring

Our lovely sponsors this week are:



My card uses the image from the Paper Shelter - Spring in the Heart



Supplies List:
Spellbinders Grand Circles, Grand Scalloped Circles & Die-delights - Floral Corner One
The Embossing Folder is 8x8 Craters Companion - Rose Garden
The flowers are from my stash

I look forward to seeing your creations in the challenge





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Friday, 4 April 2014

Fight for Little Lauryn

Happy Friday


It is not often I will publish a non-card post, but this is so close to my heart and I hope yours if you are part of the paper crafting community.




I will leave it to Colleen Holmes to explain.

"Many of you might know Linda Payne who was a DT on The Outlawz and TTCRD. Her 2 year old granddaughter Lauryn was diagnosed with leukemia and admitted to Children's Hospital in Washington, D.C. The first round of chemo is 35-40 days. Help us help them with out of pocket expenses." 

There are some Beautiful Digi Stamps for you if you can donate a little something

Click on the link below




My heart and prayers go to my dear friend Linda and her family





Thank you for taking the time to read this x







Freebie Friday

Happy Friday



It is FREEBIE FRIDAY at the DS4Joy Shop, and the Design Team have some gorgeous creations at the DS4Joy Blog to inspire you.

This months Freebie is "Porthole View"


I have coloured the image with Copic Markers and Prisma Pencils

The DP is by Do-Craft and is from the All Aboard range.
I have also used:
Spellbinders Nautical Flags & Accents & Card Creator Curved Matting Basics A&B
MS Punch
Sentiment - Gina K Designs - By The Sea 2




Thanks for popping by



Wednesday, 2 April 2014

DS4Joy Challenge 89

Happy Wednesday


Today at the DS4Joy Blog the new challenge is to Add Wings. My lovely friend Sharon is hosting this challenge.

My card uses the image Art Deco Beauty


I have coloured the image with Copic markers
Supplies List:
Spellbinders Decorative Labels 22
Crafters Companion 8x8 embossing folder - Clouds
Sentiment Gina K Designs - Master Butterfly

I look forward to seeing your entries in the challenge!




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