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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,



Monday, 6 March 2017

Merry Monday #238 - Lamp Post

Hello there,
Welcome to a new challenge at Merry Monday.  It's my turn to be Hostess this week and I would like you to Make a Christmas card with a Lamp post on it, Decorate it and add some Bling.  Hope you will join us this week and check out the wonderful inspiration from the Design Team.
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Santa's Sleigh, Thoughtful Branches, Penny Black - On the Town, Mama Elephant - Merry Greetings
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Basic Black
Ink: Stazon Black, Real Red, Old Olive
Finishing Touches: Taylored Expressions Mini Crystals, Wink of Stella Clear Pen
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Poppy Stamps Antique Lamp Post Die, Impression Obsession Cat Set Dies, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Misti Positioning Tool, 2 Way Glue Pen, Dimensionals, Fine Tip Glue Pen

Thanks for dropping by today.  Happy crafting!

Hugs,


Sunday, 5 March 2017

Pat Carr's "Pimp Your Celebrations" Cancer Fundraiser 29th January, 2017 - Project #8 - Birdcage

Hello Friends,
This is the last post in this series for the Cancer Fundraiser, hope you have enjoyed them.  I especially love the flowers in this one, the flowers have a Watercoloured effect even though no water was used.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Builder Birdcage, Penned and Painted
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Wild Wasabi, Painted Blooms DSP
Ink: Stazon Black, Wild Wasabi, Daffodil Delight, Tempting Turquoise, Melon Mambo 
Finishing Touches: Crystal, Daffodil Delight Stitched Ribbon
Cool Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig, Scrap Paper, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals

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

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Pat Carr's "Pimp Your Celebrations" Cancer Fundraiser 29th January, 2017 - Project #7 - Pretty Kitty Pocket Card

Hi  there,
Today's post is Project #7 that we made at Pat Carr's Cancer Fundraiser.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Pretty Kitty, Happiest Birthday Wishes
Card: Marina Mist, Whisper White, Designer Series Paper Stack - Subtles
Ink: Stazon Black, 
Watercolour Pencils: Pumpkin Pie, Marina Mist, Daffodil Delight, Emerald Envy, Pink Pirouette, Smokey Slate
Finishing Touches: Marina Mist Ribbon, Mini Brad
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Layering Ovals Framelits Dies, Large Oval Punch, Piercing Tool, Dble Sided Tape, Mini Glue Dot, 

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

Friday, 3 March 2017

Pat Carr's "Pimp Your Celebrations" Cancer Fundraiser 29th January, 2017 - Project #6 - Seaside

Hello Friends,
Project #6 is featured today from Pat's Cancer Fundraiser.  The background was created by inking up the Seaside E/Folder with Versamark and then White embossing it, followed by sponging over with Pool Party. The shells were used as a background on the So Saffron card and stamped in Crumb Cake.
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Picture Perfect, Teeny Tiny Sentiments, Stipple Shells
Card: So Saffron, Tip Top Taupe, Whisper White
Ink: Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand, Pool Party, Tip Top Taupe, Blushing Bride, Versamark 
Finishing Touches: Pearls, Burlap Ribbon
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Seaside E/Folder, Embossing Buddy, White E/Powder, Heat Tool, Word Window Punch, Sponge, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals

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

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Pat Carr's "Pimp Your Celebrations" Cancer Fundraiser 29th January, 2017 - Project #5 - Rainbow Sunburst

Hi Stampers,
Today's post is Project #5 from Pat's Cancer Fundraiser with the Rainbow Sunburst.  To make the Sunburst you sponge in a dabbing motion and not in a circular motion.  Once sponged we stamped the lace in between the rays.  The flowers where stamped and then sponged around the edges and Crystals added to the centres.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Petite Petals , Touches of Texture
Card: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Vellum
Ink: Peekaboo Peach, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Pear Pizzazz, Wisteria Wonder, Flirty Flamingo, Crumb Cake
Finishing Touches: Crystals
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sunburst Thinlits, Stitched Circle Thinlits, Petite Petals Punch, Sponge Daubers, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals

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