Thursday, 27 April 2017

New Digital Delights Challenge - Anything Goes


It's time for another challenge on the Digital Delights Challenge and, always, it's an 'anything goes theme'.  You can find all the details here on the Challenge Blog page,

If you link up a card to the challenge you wil havethe chance to win a Digital Delights gift voucher, be selected as one of our Top 3, or be invited to be a Digital Delights Guest Designer.

For my card I used 'Race Car Scottie' which you can find here on the website and one of the sentiments from the 'Keeping in Touch' set which is here

I coloured the image with Promarkers and used an old atlas page as my background. 

New Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes






A new challenge started yesterday on Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge blog and this week it's an 'anything goes' theme.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor for this week is:




For my card I've used a kit from Paper Creator called 'Loving the White Stuff' which you can find here on their website.

I used the topper and two of the papers from the kit layered up with silver and white paper.

New Fab'n'Funky Challenge - Christmas


A new challenge started today on the Fab'n'Funky Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'Christmas'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog. 

Our sponsor this week is:





For my card I've used a digi stamp from Dr Digi called 'Last Tree in the Shop' which you can find here on their website.  

I coloured the image using Promarkers and used paper from Craft Creations.

 

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

New Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge - the Great Outdoors


There's a new challenge today on the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'the great outdoors'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used a digi stamp called 'Garden Shed' from Twinkle Lane Designs - you can find it here in their Etsy shop.  

I coloured the image with Promarkers and then used some paper from Trimcraft, some gems and a peel off sentiment.

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Little Claire Designs in Creative Stamping Magazine


I'm very excited to have five of my Little Claire Designs published in the new issue of Creative Stamping magazine:


One of my cards even made it on to the front cover - second from the right at the top of the cover!

I used the very cute 'Hugs' stamp set for all the cards - you can find it here on the Little Claire website.  For this card I also used paper from the 'Quirky Quilts' paper pack which is here on the website.  I've paper pieced the umbrella and the litte girl's boots.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Aud Sentiments Challenge - 'use a stamp for your sentiment'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'showers and/or flowers'
Little Red Wagon - 'April showers'
Creative Inspirations - 'one for the girls'
 Card Mania - 'April showers bring May flowers'

New Release Inspiration Post for All Dressed Up


This is my DT inspiration card for this month's new release from All Dressed Up.  

I've used another of the designs fromthe 'Happy 40/50/60th' set which you can find here in the Etsy shop.  You can find my card using the '60th' design here on my blog.

This time I coloured the image with Promarkers and then added different sizes of black gems to the flowers.  The paper I've used is from a First Edition pad.

There's more DT inspiration here on the Facebook group and on the blog here.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Crafty Friends Challenge - 'anything goes'
4 Crafty Chicks - 'butterflies'
I Love Promarkers - 'anything goes'
OLLCB - 'birthdays'
Unicorn Challenge Blog - 'petal power'

Inspiration Post for Sunsational Stamps - Hoppy Set


This is the card I shared yesterday on the Sunsational Stamps blog here.  I've used the very cute 'Hoppy Set':


You can find the set here on the shop website.

I coloured the bunny image using Promarkers and used one of the sentiments from the set.  I then layered the card up with papers from Craft Creations.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Allsorts Challenge - 'I spy' (bunny, brown)
Jo's Scrap Shack - 'anything goes'
Creative Knockouts - 'lots of layers'
Passion for Promarkers - 'going dotty'

Friday, 21 April 2017

Miss Daisy Stamps - As Seen in Making Cards Magazine!


Have you seen the new issue of Making Cards magazine?  I'm very excited to have an article published with three cards made using beautiful digis from Miss Daisy Stamps!!  


And if you buy the magazine, there's a very special offer for readers as part of my article!

For this first card I've used the very cute 'Sophie' - you can find her here on the Miss Daisy Stamps website.

Here's a side view of the card:


Watch out for the other two cards coming up very soon!

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Kitty Bee Designs Challenge - 'in the garden'
Stampavie and More - 'spring'
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'showers and/or flowers'
Creative Moments - 'anything goes/spring has sprung'
I Love Promarkers - 'anything goes'
Creative Inspirations - 'one for the girls'
Passion for Promarkers - 'going dotty'

Thursday, 20 April 2017

New Cute Card Thursday Challenge - Birthdays!


A new challenge started today on the Cute Card Thursday Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'birthdays'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor for this week's challenge is:


For my card I've used one of the images for a digi stamp set called 'Let's Gopher Coffee' from Kitten Scraps - you can find the set here on their website.

I've coloured the image with Promarkers and used papers from Craft Creations and Craft Sensations.  The sentiment I've used is from Craftwork Cards.


I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Creative Knockouts - 'lots of layers'
Passion for Promarkers - 'going dotty'
Creatalicious Challenges - 'anything goes/birthday'
Crafty Purple Frog - 'for children/young people'

New Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes


A new challenge started yesterday on Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog and this week it's an 'anything goes' theme.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsors this week are the wonderful:

and

http://www.disdigistamps.com/
 
For my card I've used a digi stamp from Bugaboo called 'Spring Elephant 1' which you can find here on their website.  I coloured the image with Promarkers and used a Little Claire Designs sentiment stamp.  The papers I've used are from Nitwits and Craft Creations.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Creative Moments - 'anything goes/spring has sprung'
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - 'anything goes'
Seize the Birthday - 'two patterned papers'
OLLCB - 'birthday'
Aud Sentiments Challenge - 'use a stamp for your sentiment'

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

New Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge - Shades of Brown


The theme for this week's Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge is 'shades of brown' and you can find all the details here.

I've made a very simple car using a Memory Box die and various papers from Craft Creations.

My only embellishments are two punched dots.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenge - 'anything goes'
Artistic Inspirations - 'anything goes'
Create and Inspire - 'anything goes'
Aud Sentiments Challenge - 'birthday'

New Through the Craft Room Door Challenge - Anything Goes


There's a new challenge today on the Through the Craft Room Door Challenge and, as always, it's an 'anything goes' theme.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor this week is the wonderful:

http://www.missdaisystamps.com/

and the prize on offer is 4 images - one from each of the artists featured on the website

Jennifer Nilsson Art ♥ Mari Digis ♥ Miss Daisy’s Collection ♥ We Are 3

Join us at Miss Daisy Stamps Create & Share Facebook Group to meet the artists, share fun & inspiration, receive freebies and special deals. See you there!

 For my card I've used a digi stamp from Miss Daisy Stamps called 'Young Love Silhouette' which you can find here on the website.  

I've also used two of the papers from the We Are 3 'Hearts in Love' pack which you can find here.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenge - 'anything goes'
Artistic Inspirations - 'anything goes'
Love to Craft - 'anything goes'
Jo's Scrap Shack - 'anything goes'
Create and Inspire - 'anything goes'
Craft Rocket Challenge - 'inspired by a book/film' ('Love Story')

Monday, 17 April 2017

Path of Positivity - Mid-Challenge Reminder for The Beauty of Nature


It's time for some more inspiration for our current challenge on the Path of Positivity Challenge - this month we're looking for cards and projects reflecting 'the beauty of nature'.  You can find all the details in the original post here and see the mid-challenge inspiration post here.

Our sponsor for this challenge is the wonderful:


The Design Team were very generously given a choice of images to work with for both parts of the challenge and this time I chose the beautiful 'Pansy Ring' which you can find here on their website.

I coloured the image with Promarkers and then used some black and purple card for layering.  The sentiment I've used is an old one from Hero Arts which I stamped and then cut up.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:


Word Art Wednesday - 'anything goes'
Crafting by Designs - 'girls or flowers'
Passion for Promarkers - 'flower power'
My Time to Craft Challenge - 'no designer paper'
Unicorn Challenge Blog - 'petal power'
Try It on Tuesday - 'add a quote'

GDT Card for the Cutie Pie Challenge - Bunnies or Chicks


I've already posted a DT card for the current challenge on the Cutie Pie Challenge and today I'm back as a member of the Pink Gem Design Team with some more inspiration!

The theme of the challenge is 'bunnies or chicks' and you can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

The sponsor for the challenge is, of course, the wonderful:

http://www.pinkgemdesigns.com/catalog/index.php

For today's card I've used a digi stamp from Pink Gem Designs called 'Happy Bunny' which you can find here on the website.

I've coloured the image with Promarkers and used papers from Craft Sensations.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Jo's Scrap Shack - 'anything goes'
Crafty Catz Challenge - 'anything goes/animals'
Crafty Purple Frog - 'for children or young people'
 If You Give a Crafter a Cookie

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Imagine That Creative Playground - Reminder Post for April Link Up


The middle of the month means some more inspiration for our April Link Up on the Imagine That Creative Playground blog.  You can find all the details here on the blog.

If you link up a project using any Imagine That digistamp, you will receive this month's featured set:

http://www.imaginethatdigistamp.com/store/p161/Rainy_Day_Fun.html 

In addition, everyone who links up has the chance to get our 'cherry on the top' award and a $10 coupon for the shop.

For my card I've used one of the newest releases from Imagine That Digistamps -  this is 'Retro Waitress' which you can find here on the website:


I coloured the digi with Promarkers and used papers from Craft Creations.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

 Love to Craft Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'
Jo's Scrap Shack - 'anything goes'

New Sparkles Challenge - Use Your Favourite Colour Combination


It was my turn to choose the theme for this month's Sparkles Challenge and I decided on 'use your favourite colour combination'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

I'm also entering my card in the April Progressive Colouring Challenge in the Art by Barb Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/artbybarb/

I coloured this month's digi using Promarkers and used papers from Craft Creations and Craft Sensations.

I'd also like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Love to Craft Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'
Creatalicious Challenge - 'anything goes/birthday'
 Seize the Birthday - 'two patterned papers'
Crafting by Designs - 'girls or flowers'

Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - Mid-Month Reminder Post


It's half way through the month so that means some mid-challenge inspiration from Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra.  The challenge is 'anything Christmas goes' and it's a great way to get ahead with your cards for Christmas!

You can find the original April post here on the challenge blog and the mid-month inspiration here.

For my card I've used another digi stamp from Twinkle Lane Designs - this one is called 'Baby Deer' and you can find it here in their Etsy shop.

I coloured the image with Promarkers and used papers from Craft Creations and a sentiment from Craftwork Cards.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges: 

Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - 'anything goes'
Sweet Stampin' Christmas - 'anything goes'
The Holly and the Ivy Christmas Challenge - 'anything goes'
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'  
Crafty Catz Challenge - 'anything goes/animals'

New Cardz 4 Galz Challenge - Handbags and Glad Rags


A new challenge started on Thursday on the Cardz 4 Galz Challenge Blog and this time our theme is 'handbags and glad rags'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

I borrowed this handbag stamp from my friend - I coloured it with Promarkers and added some pearls to the swirls and a pink gem to the flower on the clasp.

The flower paper was from a magazine giveaway and the other papers are from Craft Creations.

The sentiments I've used are from Little Claire Designs.

Christmas Cards All Year Round - Challenge Reminder: Flowers


The theme of this month's challenge on the Christmas Cards All Year Round Challenge is 'flowers'.  You can find all the details here in the original post and see more inspiration here in the reminder post.

The prize on offer for this month's winner is:


For my card I've used a stamp from Little Claire Designs called 'Dinkies Poinsettia Corner' - you can find it here on their website.  I coloured the image with Promarkers and used some paper from Craft Creations.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:  

Sweet Stampin' Christmas - 'anything goes'
Crafting by Designs - 'girls or flowers'
Passion for Promarkers - 'flower power'

New Pink Gem Designs Challenge - Ribbon and/or Lace


It's time for a new challenge over at A Gem of a Challenge and this time we're asking you to 'add ribbon and/or lace'.  You can find all the details about the challenge here on the challenge blog.

The prize from Pink Gem Designs  is
2 Individual Digi images OR 2 Card Topper Kits OR one of each  (no sets or sentiment sets) 
of the winners choice..
For my card I've used a digi stamp from Pink Gem Designs called 'Chloe With Lambs' - you can find her here on the website. 

I coloured the image with Promarkers and used papers from Nitwits.  I added some self adhesive lace to the bottom of the card and applied pearls to the lace. Finally I added some Card Candi and a sentiment from Craftwork Cards.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:  

The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog - 'Easter and/or spring'
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'
Creatalicious Challenge - 'anything goes/birthday'
 Crafty Catz Challenge - 'anything goes/animals' 
Seize the Birthday - 'two patterned papers' 
Simon Wednesday Challenge - 'spring colour inspiration' 

Thursday, 13 April 2017

GDT Card for Hanna and Friends - Easter


This is my GDT card for the new challenge on the Hanna and Friends Challenge Blog - this week's theme is 'Easter'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

I've used two of the stamps and a sentiment from a Clearly Besotted Stamps set called 'Chirpy Chicks'.

I coloured the stamped image with Promarkers and used some paper from Craft Sensations.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Moving Along With the Times - 'birds and feathers'
Crafty Cardmakers - 'things with wings'
Crafting With an Attitude - 'anything goes'
If You Give a Crafter a Cookie

New Cute Card Thursday Challenge - More Than One Fold



There's a new challenge today on the Cute Card Thursday Challenge and this week we're looking for projects with 'more than one fold'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our challenge is sponsored by the wonderful:


I'm sharing a little box I designed for my last Little Claire Designs class.  I've used the very cute 'Wishing on a Star' stamp which you can find here on the website.  The paper and pearls are all from Craft Creations.

I'd like to enter my project in the following challenges: 

Sweet Stampers Challenge - 'animals'
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - 'anything goes'
Creative Moments - 'anything goes'
Stamping Sensations - 'anything goes'
Crafty Animals Challenge - 'anything goes'

New from Digital Delights - Laughing Dog


It's new release time at Digital Delights and this month's digis are all related to the 'Hey Diddle Diddle' rhyme:
 

The digi stamp I've used is called 'Laughing Dog' and you can find him here on the website.

I've used a sentiment from the 'Keeping in Touch' set which you can find here.  I've coloured the image with Promarkers and used paper from Craft Creations.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges: 

Crafty Creations - 'anything goes'
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - 'anything goes'
Crafty Purple Frog - 'for children/young people'
Dream Valley Challenges - 'our four legged friends'
CCC Digi Creations - 'include an animal'

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

New Fab'n'Funky Challenge - Fantasy


There's a new challenge today on the Fab'n'Funky Challenge Blog and this week our theme is 'fantasy'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor this week is:


For my card I've used a digi stamp from Twinkle Lane Designs called 'Christmas Fairy' - you can find her here on their website.

I coloured her with Promarkers and used papers from First Edition and Craft Creations.  The image and mat underneath were die cut with oval dies and the sentiment with an X Cut die.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:  

Inspiration Destination - 'anything goes'
Crafty Creations Challenge - 'anything goes'
Shopping Our Stash Weekly Challenge - 'dies and/or punches'
Crafty Cardmakers - 'things with wings'
Corrosive Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

New Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge - Animal Antics


The theme of today's new challenge on the Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge Blog is 'animal antics' - you can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

I've used a set of stamps which is free with the current issue of Papercraft Essentials - simply stamped and coloured with Promarkers.
I've layered the design with papers from Craft Creations.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Sweet Stampers Challenge - 'animals'
Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenge - 'anything goes'
My Time to Craft - 'no designer papers'
Crafty Friends Challenge - 'animals or birds'
Crafty Animals - 'anything goes'

Monday, 10 April 2017

New Season's Greetings Challenge - Anything Goes/Colour Combination


It's time for another challenge on the Season's Greetings Challenge Blog - our challenges are always 'anything Christmas goes' with an optional twist.  This month we've a colour combination for you:


You can find all the details about the challenge here on the challenge blog.

For my card I've used a stamp from Little Claire Designs called 'Dinkies 3 Cheers for Christmas Snowmen' - you can find it here on their website.

I've coloured the stamped image with Promarkers and used papers from Craft Creations.  To finish I've added some gems, a punched snowflake and a sentiment from Little Claire Designs.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Christmas Card Challenges - 'anything goes'
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - 'anything goes/snowmen'
Colour Crazy Challenge - 'anything goes'

New Cutie Pie Challenge - Bunnies or Chicks


We've got a new challenge today on the Cutie Pie Challenge Blog and this time our theme is 'bunnies or chicks'.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our challenge is sponsored by the wonderful:

http://www.pinkgemdesigns.com/catalog/

For my card I've used a digi stamp from Pink Gem Designs called 'Easter Chicks' - you can find it here on their website.

I coloured the image with Promarkers and used paper and card from Craft Creations.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Crafty Friends Challenge Blog - 'animals or birds'
 Kitty Bee Challenge - 'Easter'
Crafty Catz Challenge - 'anything goes/Easter'
If You Give a Crafter a Cookie
Creative Moments - 'anything goes/Easter'

New Crafting from the Heart Challenge - Anything Goes


There's a new challenge today on the Crafting from the Heart Challenge Blog and, as always, it's an 'anything goes' theme.  You can find all the details here on the challenge blog.

Our sponsor this week is:

http://www.papernestdolls.com/

For my card I've used a Paper Nest Dolls stamp called 'Hugs and Kisses Emma'.  The papers I've used are from Craft Creations and a magazine free gift.  The image has been coloured with Promarkers and I finished the card with a heart punch, some pearls and a sentiment from Little Claire Designs.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Addicted to Stamps Challenge - 'stamped image and stamped sentiment'
 Brown Sugar Challenge - 'anything goes'
Paper Nest Dolls Challenge - 'anything goes'
A Perfect Time to Craft - 'anything goes'
Love to Craft Challenge Blog - 'anything goes'

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