Monday, December 30, 2013

Happy New Year!!

Can you believe it's only 1 more day till 2014.. This year certainly has flown, even the last week has flown... Christmas came and went in the blink of an eye. My boys and I haven't really done a lot, mainly cos the boys got a pool for Christmas so have spent a lot of time in that (even when it isn't that warm) LOL.
So it's time for a new challenge at Craft your Passion and this week our theme is Something New. For all the challenge details head on over to the CYP blog!

I used this sweet little girl from The Paper Shelter and also the paper that goes with her which I printed out twice so that I could layer it!. I also layered the flower in her hair and wings! I then added the buttons and rhinestones , flowers and the pin which is new (have had it for awhile but never used). I just typed up the sentiment. I love how this turned out, gorgeous card to finish the year with!!
Wishing all my followers a very happy and safe new year and hope that the year ahead is all that you wish for and more...

Last sketch of the year at Seems a Little Sketchy!

My mojo has gone missing since just before Christmas not just for making cards but any blogging or anthing!! But I need to find it real quick cos I have a lot of DT things to make very soon!
Anyway, a new challenge and our final challenge of the year at Seems a Little Sketchy which started last week. It is a three week challenge so that the DT could have an extended break so you still have 2 weeks to enter.
We are sponsored by  Di's Digi Downloads

 I used this cute little penguin image that was a voted as a freebie at The Paper Shelter last year. I used the paper that came with the image and the pre-coloured image. I added the sentiment from a Polka Doodles cd and die cut the stars and added some kindyglitz.
I hope that you can join us for the last two weeks of the challenge.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Christmas Birthday at Polka Doodles!

Hello and welcome to the final Polka Doodles challenge for 2013!! Cannot believe we are so close to Christmas. This weeks challenge for us Polka Doodles DT was to make a Christmas birthday card using the Picknix cd collections. If I was to have a birthday in December I would like  it and christmas to be kept separate so I made a normal birthday card!

 I made this card in super quick time using papers, sentiment and images from the Picknix Collection 1 cd Rom.  I then added the ribbon and added the kindyglitz to the cupcake to finish it off!! Oh and I did a bit of sewing. I still have a million and one things to organise before Christmas. I still haven't even finished decorating my Christmas tree that is how busy I have been.. so I am away for the next two days to recharge my batteries then I'm back to get ready for the big day.
Be sure to pop by the Polka Doodles blog to see the rest of the DT creations and remember there will still be lots of inspiration over on the blog!!

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Christmas ABC at Craft Your Passion!

A new challenge has started at Craft Your Passion and this week the theme is Christmas ABC - Anything But a Card. We are sponsored by Whimsy Stamps this week

All the teachers are getting bags of homemade fudge so I made this little bag for it to go in.

I have used pre-coloured images from Polka Doodles and then just finished it off with the eyelets and ribbon and the sentiment!!!
This is the last challenge at Craft Your Passion before Christmas but we will be back on the 30th Dec...
Wishing you and your families a very Merry Christmas..

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The Littlest Angel!

Good evening! It's my turn to post on The Digi Bell's Blog again and again I must apologize (for about the 50th time in the past month)... Today's creation is another flashback to 2011. I made a Christmas decoration with this sweet image,Elisabeth Bells "The Littlest Angel" which you can get from here.

 I used a chipboard circle as the base of the ornament, which I painted white. I then added the diecut cardstock. I coloured the image in with tria markers and added kindyglitz for sparkle. I then cut off the stars and replaced them with wire and sparkle stars. Then added the twine to hang it up on the tree. I promise once Christmas is over I will be back with all my DT committments on time. 

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Sketch 54 at Seems a Little Sketchy

Hi it's time for a new challenge at Seems a Little Sketchy and this week we are sponsored by

This is the sketch we had to work with
Here is my card
I decided to leave this delicious Doodles image uncoloured except for the berries and leaves which I coloured with tria markers! I used some Kaszazz papers, then added some ribbon and the sentiment.
I hope that you can join us this fortnight at SALS!
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
* Delicious Doodles  - Christmas/ New Year
* Kaboodle Doodles - Non traditional Christmas Colours
* Whoopsidaisy - Christmas using Non traditional Colours
* Christmas Card Challenge - Black and White
* Di's Digi Designs - Christmas in Non traditional Colours
* Crafty Ribbons - Spots or Stripes
* Milk Coffee - Non traditional Christmas Colours
* Crafty Sentiments - Christmas

Let it Snow at Craft Your Passion!

A new challenge has started at Craft Your passion and this week our theme is Let it Snow... so add some snow to your creation or use a snow themed image... WE have some fabulous sponsors this week
I used the Robyn's Fetish Night before Xmas image which I coloured with tria markers and added some rock candy distress stickles to. I then added the ribbon and buttons to the top and bottom of the card! The next morning I decided that it needed something else so I added this Polka Doodles Santa that I already had printed out!!! I hope that you will join us this week at Craft Your Passion.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Christmas time at Polka Doodles!

A new challenge has started at Polka Doodles, so I must apologise for my tardiness!! Forgot to schedule my post for Friday then ... well the past three days have been a blur!! There really is a reason this time of year is called the silly season.. lol..
Anyway, the new challenge at Polka Doodles is Anything Goes Christmas.... I am in the process of making teachers presents and this is what I am doing this year!!

 I have made 3 different types of fudge this year - baileys, cookies and cream and chocolate and they are all very yummy.. well I did have to taste them to make sure I could give them away! LOL
I wasn't too sure what to present the fudge in, so I quickly made up this little bag!!! I used a border from the Angelberry CD Rom,  and a sentiment and pre-coloured image from the A Home for Christmas CD collection. I then just added the eyelets and ribbon!! Simple but perfect for what I wanted!!
I hope that you will join us this week at Polka Doodles!

Thursday, December 5, 2013

It's Christmas Time at Paper Crafting Journey!

Well this is our last challenge of the year at Paper Crafting Journey! And I have to admit that I am looking forward to the break! This last few months have been crazy busy for me and have been making cards cos I've had to for DT commitments and started to not enjoy it!!! But once  my course is finished and Christmas is over I will be looking forward to getting back  into creating again!
So to finish off the year our challenge for you is CHRISTMAS!  Nice and easy as I'm sure all of you are busy creating for the silly season! WE are sponsored by

I used this cute little Santa and reindeer set from the paper Shelter! Due to time constraints I used the pre-coloured image and the paper from the set and just duplicated parts of the image so that I could give the card a bit of depth!!! To finish off I just added some kindyglitz and stickles!!!
While over at the Paper Crafting Journey blog checking out the rest of the DT's creation be sure to check out the DT CALL! WE are looking for a few new members to join our fabulous team!!!
I will see all our PCJ followers in the new year! Wishing you all a Merry Christmas!!

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Little Friends!

Hello, it's my turn to post over on The Digi Bell's blog so I decided to create a quick little tag using Little Friends which you can get from Elsiabeth Bell's digi collection.
I coloured Little Friends in with tria markers. I cut out the tag then added the MME Lost and Found papers. I used the eyelet border punch at the bottom and threaded some ribbon through it, then I sewed around the edge of the tag. I then just added the flowers and buttons to finish it off!!!
Well thanks for stopping by, sorry for the quick post but it is nearly 1am  so really should be getting to bed!!
Don't forget to head over to The Digi Bell's blog for daily inspiration.
There is also a challenge over at Elisabeth Bell's World challenge blog where there are a couple of fab prizes up for grabs and currently only one entry, so get out your Elisabeth Bell images and join us!

Monday, December 2, 2013

We Washi you a Merry Christmas!

Good-evening!! It's been a scorcher here today, so have spent the day in the comfort of my air conditioned house!! Wish I could say I had a productive day but really didn't do much at all!
Anyway, it is time for a new challenge at Craft Your Passion and this week we would like to see you add washi tape to your Christmas creation!!
We are sponsored by
I coloured these cute little reindeers in with tria markers. I inked around the edge with mowed lawn distress ink. I then just added the red strip behind the reindeers and added the buttons then I added the washi tape and the sentiment! I also inked around the edge of the card with the mowed lawn distress ink!
I hope that you can join us this week at Craft Your Passion!