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Monday, 24 April 2017

Merry Monday #245 - Let it Snow Twisted Gate Fold Card

Hello Friends,
It's time for this weeks Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge.  Lori is challenging us to Create a Christmas Card Using Kraft Cardstock.  I made my first Twisted Gate Fold Card for the challenge, it fits into a normal size envelope.  I did need to use some extra semi permanent glue to keep it closed for the photo but otherwise it was an easy fold to make.



Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Cold Play, Holiday Hedgehogs, Endless Wishes, 
Card: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Basic Black, Trim the Tree DSP
Ink: Versamark, Stazon Black, Crumb Cake
Finishing Touches: Snowflake Elements
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Decorative Strip Northern Frost Die, Embossing Buddy, White E/Powder, Heat Tool, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots

Glad to see you drop by, Happy Crafting!
Hugs,

Monday, 17 April 2017

Merry Monday #244 - Christmas Wreath

Hello there,
This week at Merry Monday Linda is challenging us to Use a Wreath on our Christmas cards. Hope you will join us and check out the Design Teams cards and leave some love.
 
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Peaceful Wreath
Card: Wild Wasabi, Real Red, Whisper White
Ink: Real Red, Cajun Craze, Wild Wasabi, Pear Pizzazz
Finishing Touches: Real Red Woven Satin Ribbon
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Little Holly Leaves E/Folder, Dee's Distinctively Dies - Merry Christmas Small, Dble Sided Tape, Foam Tape, Fine Tip Glue Pen

Glad to see you drop by, Happy Crafting!
Hugs,

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Stampin' Ups! On Stage Event Perth April 2017

Hi Friends,
These are the card fronts I made for my Swaps for Stampin' Up's On Stage Event in Perth.




  
Thanks for taking a peek.  Happy Crafting!
Hugs,



Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Fiona's Birthday 2017

Hello Friends,
It's our youngest Daughter's Birthday today and this is the card we gave her.  I made this pocket card from one piece of 12" x 12" Designer Paper.  Most of the Family appreciate Cash for their Birthday so I have made a few of these this year as they have a pocket for the money on the inside and another to write the Sentiment.

































Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Better Together, Beautiful Birthday
Card: Whisper White,  Sahara Sand, Pool Party, Summer Starfruit, Crisp Cantaloupe, Mint Macarron, 
Ink: Stazon Black
Finishing Touches: Pearls, Gold Cord
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Word Window Punch, Paper Trimmer and Scoring Tool, Paper Piercing Tool and Mat, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, Fine Tip Glue Pen
Thanks for stopping by today.
Hugs,

Monday, 3 April 2017

Merry Monday #242 - Twigs and Branches

Hi Friends,
This week Debbie is challenging us to Add Twigs and Branches to our Christmas cards.  I have used this gorgeous twig and berry image from Penny Black. I coloured the stamp with Distress Markers, spritzed it and this is my second stamping on Watercolour card. I then added some extra colour on the Berries with an Aqua Painter and outlined the twigs with a darker marker to add shadow and extra dimension. I added the sweet bird for some extra interest and Water coloured it with the Distress Markers and my Aqua Painter.  I finished off with the Sentiment and the Clear Sequins.


Supplies:
Stamps: Penny Black - Berry Merry Christmas, S/U's An Open Heart
Card: Watercolour, True Thyme, Ruby Red, Very Vanilla
Ink: Early Espresso, 
Distress Markers: Brushed Corduroy, Gathered Twigs, Fired Brick, Barn Door, Festive Berries, Vintage Photo, Tea Dye, Antique Linen
Finishing Touches: Clear Sequins
Cool Tools: Mini Spritzer, Aqua Painter, Misti, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue

Glad to see you drop by, Happy Crafting! Hope you will join us this week at Merry Monday.
Hugs,


Monday, 27 March 2017

Merry Monday #241 - Season of Joy

Hello Friends,
It's Monday and time for a new challenge at Merry Monday.  Deanne is challenging us to Use Red, Green and White on our cards this week.  I water coloured the Poinsettia, layered the centre of the flower and added some Gold Pearls to the centre.  I stamped the Season of and die cut the word Joy.  The mat was dry embossed with S/U's Petals A Plenty embossing folder.  Hope you will join us and play along.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Joyful Christmas, Endless Wishes
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Real Red, Wild Wasabi 
Ink: Momento Black, Poppy Parade, Riding Hood Red, Wild Wasabi, Handsome Hunter
Finishing Touches: Pearls
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Petals A Plenty E/Folder, Sizzix Snowflake Card Thinlits Dies, Dble Sided Tape, Foam Tape, Dimensionals, Fine Tip Glue Pen
Great to see you here today.  Happy Stamping!
Hugs,


Monday, 20 March 2017

Merry Monday #240 - Christmas Bells

Hello there,
Colleen is challenging us to Create a Christmas card with Bells on it this week at Merry Monday.  I made my card with pastel shades stamping and embossing in white over the darker green pine branch.  I finished my CAS design with the unravelled twine and some Clear Sequins.

Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Christmas Pines, Seasonal Bells, Many Merry Messages
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Soft Sky
Ink: Versamark, Always Artichoke, Mellow Moss, Calypso Coral Light Blendability
Finishing Touches: Clear Sequins, White and Tangerine Tango Two Tone Trim
Cool Tools: Embossing Buddy, Silver E/Powder, White E/Powder, Heat Tool, Bell Punch, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Mitsi,  Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals

Thanks for dropping by today, I  hope you will join us this week.  Happy crafting!

Hugs,


Saturday, 18 March 2017

Craig's Birthday 2017

Hi there,
Our Son-in-Law Craig has a Birthday today and this is the Gift Card/Money Holder we gave him. Another 12" x 12" Designer Paper Design, with matted panels for the Greeting and Gift card/Money Holder.































Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Better Together, The Open Sea
Card: Real Red, Whisper White, Maritime DSP
Ink: Night of Navy, Real Red
Finishing Touches: Silver Chord
Cool Tools: Word Window Punch, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Scoring Tool, Paper Piercer
Thanks for popping in today.
Hugs,

Kaela's 12 2017

Hi Friends,
Our eldest Grand Daughter Kaela turned 12 yesterday and this is the card we gave her for her Birthday.  It is one piece of 12" x 12" Designer Paper folded to make this Gift Card Holder.  On the inside there are two matted pieces of card, one for the Greeting and one for the Gift card or Money.






























Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Cool Treats, Rose Wonder, Better Together
Card: Whisper White, Bashful Blue, Sweet Shop DSP, Crumb Cake, Pool Party, Chocolate Chip, Peekaboo  Peach, Watermelon Wonder, Flirty Flamingo, Silver Foil
Ink: Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip
Finishing Touches: Silver Chord
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Frozen Treats Framelit Dies, Word Window Punch, Sponge, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Mitsi, Scoring Tool, Paper Piercer, Dble Sided Tape, Foam Tape
Thanks for visiting today.  Lovely to see you here. 
Happy Stamping!
Hugs,

Monday, 13 March 2017

Merry Monday #239 - Christmas Pines

Hello Friends,
This week Marcia is challenging us to Use Copper/Bronze, Gold and Turquoise on our Christmas cards at Merry Monday.  The Pine Nuts are Copper Foil, the Twigs and Sentiment are Gold Foil and the Ribbon, Sequins and Card Base are Turquoise.  I added some branches in different shades of Green to finish my card.  Hope you will join us and play along with the Design Team this week.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Christmas Pines, Simon Says Stamps - Happy 3 x 4
Card: Tempting Turquoise, Very Vanilla, Copper and Gold Foil Card, Always Artichoke, Mellow Moss, Garden Green
Ink: Tempting Turquoise, Always Artichoke, Early Espresso
Finishing Touches: Turquoise Ribbon, Sequins
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Pretty Pines Thinlit Dies, Christmas Greetings Thinlit Dies, Dble Sided Tape, Foam Tape, Fine Tip Glue Pen

Thanks for dropping by today.  Happy crafting!

Hugs,