Monday, 30 July 2012

Intricate Roses

Card Recipe:

Marianne Design Anja Ovals die set,
Dienamics Leafy Flourish die,
Memory Box Tender Leaves die,
Die-namics Mini Rolled Rose die,
Memory Box Butterfly Border,
Worn Lipstick distress ink.

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Red poppies this time.

Card recipe:

White Papermania textured card,
Small piece of thick linen card for buckle,
Raspberry Road papers,
Poppy stamp (make unknown),
Distress Markers,
Quickutz corner die,
Memory Box Simple Buckles die,
MS Monarch butterfly punch & MS PATP butterfly corner punch,
Ribbon & pearls from stash,
Tattered Rose, Bundled Sage and Fired Brick distress ink,
Pebbles inc. shimmer chalk,
Diamond Stickles.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Pink Poppies

Thanks to Bearhouse for the inspiration to colour poppies in pinks rather than traditional red, I love the flower cards on your docrafts gallery & blog.

Card recipe:
White Papermania textured card,
Raspberry Road papers,
Poppy solid stamp (make unknown),
Distress Markers
MS Doily Lace punch
Quickutz corner die
MS Monarch butterfly punch & MS PATP butterfly corner punch
Ribbon & pearls from stash,
Tattered Rose distress ink,
Pebbles inc. shimmer chalk,
Diamond Stickles.

I would like to enter this for the following challenge:

Something different - new home card, maybe?

Inspiration for this came from the very talented lady who has this blog:

Items used:
Various linen/textured card,
Creative Expressions brick embossing folder,
Poppystamps Small Madison Window, Shutter and Flower Box dies,
Boho Chic paper pad offcut and scalloped Memory Box die for curtains,
Punch Bunch fern small,
MS Pine Branch,
Memory Box Delicate Fern die
Poppystamps Gentle leaf die
Poppystamps Ivy Tendrils die
punched out flowers saved from using MS PATP flower box,
Antique Linen, Peeled Paint, Scattered Straw, Rusty Hinge, Victorian Velvet distress inks.

I would like to enter this for the following challenge:

Monday, 16 July 2012

Birthday box card

This is a birthday box card for the lady who runs the animal charity shop where I donate my cards, commissioned by a relative of hers.

Items used:

Box construction: Heavyweight white linen card, 300gsm white pearlised card, both from Doodleso in Prestatyn, my local craft shop.

Top: MS PATP Vintage Doily,
Spellbinders floral ovals,
Die-namics rolled and mini rolled rose dies, Die-namics Leafy Flourish die, Marianne Design rose leaves dies (from the rolled rose set, the frilly one I think), Cheery Lynn Olive Branch leaves die, Cheery Lynn Small Exotic Butterflies no. 2 die,
Pink microbeads,
3mm self adhesive pearls & 5mm flatbacked pearls.

Inside: Papermania textured dark purple card. Raspberry Road Always and Forever and heartstrings papers. Distress inks Milled Lavender and Seasonal Fall set Seedless Preserves.
Copic markers & chalks.
Spellbinders large plain and large petite scalloped circles,
Doohickey heart branch swirl die,
MS border punch doily lace,
Organza flocked lace
Cheesecloth and flowers from WOC,
5mm flat backed pearls.

I would like to enter this for the following challenges:
two girls, two ovals, two decorated surfaces
Anything goes using colour media - copics/promarkers and distress ink
three sizes of white rose, three different kinds of white leaves

Saturday, 14 July 2012

Something different

I made two for friends and kept one myself, I love sparkly beads so I had fun making these.  All supplies (beads, chain, silver bookmark hooks, etc)  were from my local craft shop.

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Birthday Box

Box recipe:
300gsm white pearl card for box,
White linen card (both local craft shop), textured Green & Aubergine card (papermania textured assorted pack).
Marianne Design Craftable square die,
Spellbinders plain large squares,
Spellbinders Lacey Squares,
Nitwit Collections Time for Tea paper,
Marianne Design Flowers die set,
Memory Box Floral Vine die,
Shabby Shutters, Peeled Paint, Milled Lavender, Spring Seasonal Shaded Lilac and Dusty Concord distress inks,
Aubergine pearls & lilac gems.

Tag recipe:
Doohickey Diecut donated by Teresa ( with thanks.
LOTV flower corner stamps,
Copics and Promarkers,
Dusty Concord Distress Ink,
Various ribbon.
Sentiment from LOTV Summer Bears Companion Set

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:
Layers of card/paper 
I made the flowers 
stamp used LOTV flowers on the tag
Favourite embellishment - flowers  
Flowers on box lid and on tag  
Pearls flowers stamp (on the tag)  plus sentiment (on the tag)

Friday, 6 July 2012

Peachy pink roses

I hope you aren't getting bored of these flower cards by now - I am sort of hooked on them at the mo.


Various Linen and textured card.
Tied together embossing folder.
Spellbinders Lattice Rectangles.
Mini Cheery Lynn Fanciful Flourish and Cheery Lynn leaf dies.
Die-namics mini rolled rose dies.
MS PATP butterflies corner punch.
Tattered Rose distress ink,
3mm pearls and white opal liquid pearls,
Stardust Stickles.