Archive | July 2014

Thank you Bridesmaid

I am very pleased with this card I have made for my sister to give my bridesmaid daughter when she gets married tomorrow. The wedding theme is pink and brown and The beautiful digi stamp from A Day For Daisies was chosen because of the Roses – both my daughter and sister are June birthdays and they are the wedding flower.

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ProMarker colours used are: Dress: Pale Pink, Muted Pink; Roses: Salmon Pink, Pastel Pink, Tea Rose (plus Graph it blender); Leaves: Cinnamon, Tan, Sunkissed Pink; Hair: Walnut, Cinnamon, Mustard, Ginger; Skin:  Coral, Blush, Satin.

Challenges will be:
http://www.addictedtostamps-challenge.blogspot.com.au/ – anything goes
http://inkyimpressionschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ – anything goes
http://nutcrafters.blogspot.co.uk/ – summer celebrations
http://craftingattheweekend.blogspot.co.uk/ – anything goes
http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ – anything goes
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ – flower power
http://cutiepiechallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ – love and marriage
http://promarkerchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ – weddings
http://avenue613.blogspot.co.uk/ – sentiment
http://papercreatorscrafts.blogspot.co.uk/ – for a child
http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.co.uk/ – for a child
http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.co.uk/ – vintage

Yours in total excitement,

Leona x x

Creative Moments Challenge – Use a sketch

A & T Emerald faries are sponsoring the new challenge at Creative Moments.  We have used a sketch which you can use to enter the challenge but you don’t have to.

 

And here is the card I created, using paper and string frommy stash.

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Challenges today:
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ – flower Power
http://corrosivechallengesbyjanet.blogspot.co.uk/ – forever young
http://clearitoutchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ – yellow
http://fairytale-challengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ – with or for a child
http://craftingattheweekend.blogspot.co.uk/ – anything goes
http://papercreatorscrafts.blogspot.co.uk/ – for a child
http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.co.uk/ – for a child
http://emeraldfaeries.blogspot.co.uk/ – birthday
 

Wedding album

Have I told you that my sister is getting married? Well I have a very busy few days leading up to the first but I just wanted to share this gift I have made for her.

I bought a really cheap and cheerful 8″ scrapbook album from The works.  I intend to make digital scrapbook pages of the wedding. I decorated the album using lace scraps from the dress, My Paper Stash embellishments and old necklace and some paper flowers from my stash. For the inside front cover I used a fitting sentiment on a topper also from My Paper stash and mounted it onto a mat made using Spellbinders. As I will give this gift before we have wedding photos, I have printed out the first scrapbook page.

Original Scrapbook
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Finished scrapbook
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Inside front cover
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First page of the scrapbook
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Challenges entered today will be:
http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ – anything goes
http://lovetocreatechallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ – Summer loving
http://www.charismacardz.blogspot.co.uk/ – charm, ribbon and twine
http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.co.uk/ – picture inspiration

Please pop back soon for more wedding lovliness!

Yours in crafting,

Leona x x

The Cheerful Stamp Pad – for a man

This is the second week in the For a man challenge at The Cheerful Stamp Pad.   This great slogan comes from Sentimetal Susan and is available at Stitchy Bear Outlet.   I have team the digital sentiment with a Daisy Trail digikit called Swirling Memories.   I really love the effect of the lamp post shadow.

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Challenges:
http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.ca/ – words
http://scrapbookerphd.blogspot.co.uk/ – go digital
http://avenue613.blogspot.co.uk/ use a sentiment
http://snarkystampers.blogspot.ca/ – one layer card
http://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ – anything goes
http://brownsugarchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ – for the boys
http://opus-gluei.blogspot.co.uk/ – a good read

Don’t forget to enter your project over at The Cheerful Stamp Pad.

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Yours in Crafting,

Leona x x

Creative Fingers Challenge – Make it cute

Today’s card is for the new Make it cute challenge at Creative Fingers.  I have made this card using papers from a free insert in a magazine.  They are designed by Jennifer Ellory.  This digi is available from the Polkadoodles website and is coloured using Promarkers.

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Challenges:
http://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ – Christmas in July
http://creativeknockouts.blogspot.co.uk/ – Christmas in July
http://asonginyourart.blogspot.co.uk/ – When you wish upon a star
http://www.southerngirlschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ – Christmas is a coming
http://fairytale-challengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ – use a digistamp
http://cagichallenge.blogspot.ca/ – Christmas in July
http://papercreatorscrafts.blogspot.co.uk/ – for a child
http://www.lisasomerville.com/ – christmas
http://corrosivechallengesbyjanet.blogspot.co.uk/ – Christmas in July
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ – Christmas in July
http://lexiscreations.blogspot.co.uk/ – Christmas in July

Yours in Crafting,

Leona x x

Kitchen Goddess

Today’s card is another one made for a person retiring from my school this term. She had worked in the kitchens at our school for 27 years!

The digistamp is fron Kenny K and the backing papers and toppers are from Hunkydory.  The twine, bunting and heart button came from The Hobby House.

 

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Challenges:
http://kennykskraftykrew.blogspot.co.uk/ – anything goes
http://2cuteinkchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ – anything goes
http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ – anything goes
http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.ca/ – all about girls
http://fairytale-challengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ – use a digistamp
http://www.craftysentiments.blogspot.co.uk/ – hand-coloured image
http://cardsgalorechallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ – digi or rubber stamp
http://creativecraftcottage.blogspot.co.nz/ – colour challenge

Yours in Crafting,

Leona x x

Cheerful Stamp Pad Challenge – Make it for a man

This is the time of year when children thank their teachers – but what about music teachers? I have made this card today for The Cheerful Stamp Pad, using a digistamp and backing papers from SentimentabaSusan  – available at the Stitchy bear outlet.  I have used stash from Kanabn’s McKenzie and Stampunk ranges to collate the card and the beautiful acetate overlay is from Hunkydory.

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The challenges I’ll enter today are:
http://agirlwhocraftschalengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ – anything goes
http://artisticinspirationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ – anything goes
http://craftingattheweekend.blogspot.co.uk/ – anything goes
http://asyoulikeitchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ – Favourite sentiment (Thank you is not used enough!)

Don’t forget to enter youer card for a man over at The Cheerful Stamp Pad.
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Yours in Crafting,

Leona x x