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Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Hand in Hand

love these 2 little snowmen and Hot Diggity stamps.For  the background I used Pan pastels with a lge moon birds, trees, stamp and ahint of snowy glitter from Hunkydory snowmen by Lindsay Mason and Hot Diggity Dog from Docrafts coloured with various promarkers.

Sunday, 28 October 2012

White n Blue

Inspired by Sue Wilson

In Flight

 I went to a Sizzix  Demo on Friday by Pete Hughes what a talent he is. 
I learnt lots of new ways to use my sizzix dies and my bigshot. 
I was sorry when it ended could have watched him all over again. 
He inspired me to make this card ........

 I used my new Tim Holtz Butterflight decorative border on this card,
 lge Marianne die and 2 Cheery Lynn butterflies,  
I inked the edges of the butterfly slightly in black to match  the  Stampin-Up card
 I cut out on the front of the card with a sizzix movers and shapers butterfly,
then put the cut-out inside the card. added small Tonic punched  flowers. 
Wasnt sure whether to bling it up or leave it ........

Friday, 19 October 2012

Laurel n Hardy

Made this for my hubby's b/day

Metal Squares

I made this card for my Grandson's 18th and am entering it into Emma's October challenge
"Happy Birthday Brian"

I cut out 1 inch squares in silver mirror and grey card  embossed the silver with my little dots folder used my stapler to make crosses on the grey.(this took forever you had to get it just right, but I am pleased with the result) I used large letters stamped, and  embossed in clear embossing powder then I turned silver gems turned upside down , this way they looked more like metal. mounted all on black dot card with key and 18 , Happy Birthday .
I was very pleased with the end result and my grandson loved it.

Sunday, 14 October 2012

Here's Looking at you Kid

I think this is going to be my grandchildren's xmas card
Pan Pastel background it is so easy to do, thought I would have a larger moon with a flock of geese flying through.
Trees are from my Indigo Blu "Here comes Santa"stamps
My cute little snowman are Lindsay Mason she draws the most amazing snowmen freehand too. The Hot Diggity little dog was free from the Sept. issue Docrafts Creativity Magazine coloured in with my promarkers added some stars and some shiny sprinkles of snow.

Friday, 12 October 2012

My Grandad War Hero

my grandads anniversary of his death is commemorated on this plaque in a small church in Dalbury Derbyshire 
the anniversary of his death is 9th Oct. 1916 my mum was a tiny baby and never knew him I feel honoured to know he was my grandfather and one of the brave soldiers who gave there lives for us all  in world war 1 is this month 

Rest in Peace 

CAROL ANN CRAFTS: Roses with love

CAROL ANN CRAFTS: Roses with love: Loved making this card wanted to use a script stamp I got from Donington Craft fair and my new set of Marianne Die " Flower Fantasy"  and ro...

Roses with love

Loved making this card wanted to use a script stamp I got from Donington Craft fair and my new set of Marianne Die " Flower Fantasy"  and rose die . The script is from  Oakhouse Studio and the words are :-
The English summer garden is a riot of colour,texture and fragrance.
The summer starts for me with the blooming of the magnolia.
However it is the rose in it's many forms that is the quintessential summer bloom.
The roses come in such a number of shapes and sizes they are the perennial favourite of many.
I prefer them under planted with lavender, forget-me-nots and spring bulbs.
Other personal favourites include,tulips lacecap hydrangea, hosta's and aquilegia.
Later as draws in the michaelmas daisies prolong the colour.
this stamp just goes with many flowers, in this card I used the rose as my theme . 
I think I am in my purple mood this month.

Sunday, 7 October 2012

Red, White and Blue

I made this using Forever Friends Retro Collection by Docrafts  cut the postage stamp dies in 3 different sizes twice then layered them on to forever friends ribbon I am entering this into Papercraft Junkies Challenge "Best of British"

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Winter in the Forest

I used Marrianne die to make this easel card my picture mounted on black circle was taken from Papercraft "The Magic of Christmas "cd  added  flower soft and Hunkydory Diamond Sparkles on trees & mountains...Tonic punches for the little flowers with diamond bling  for the centres arranged on a blue circle.
I am entering this into..... My Craft Creations "Winter Challenge.....