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Thursday, 29 September 2011

The Club Board....

Hi all....
I would love to show you some cards....but I just haven't had any time this week to make any... However....

...there is some craftiness still going on at school.

 

The School Club Board was a bit of a play on the word CLUB!
I don't think any of the children knew who these characters were...but I reckon a few of you will remember Fred and Dino...Captain Caveman and the Wacky races....
I really enjoyed drawing these and then paper piecing them together....


I do have a few images coloured on my desk so maybe I will get some time this weekend...although if this weather holds up I think that the hammock and BBQ may be dug out from the garage....
It has been beautiful here in Sussex...shame I have been in the classroom all day.
Have fun in the sun!
xxxx


Friday, 23 September 2011

The Snow fairy....

Good Afternoon all...
It's beautiful sunshine here today...a nice surprise.
A quick post before school pick up and then the girls have dentist check ups.
I have had this Snow fairy image coloured in for ages...but finally made a card with her.
The fairy is a digi image from Prairie fairy.
 I coloured in with Promarkers and glittered away, then cut out and layered her on some chalked paper and then Wild Rose Studio Snowflake paper with lots of purple layers. The sentiment is also a WRS stamp.
The very large plastic snowflake was recycled from a last years christmas gift bag. I blinged it up a bit with a large jewel.

Some challenges...
Jingle bells...using Suzi Snowflake song as inspiration.
Kaboodle...lots of layers.
Cutie Sunday...Christmas.
CC monthly challenge...Christmas Wishes.

Must dash...back soon with more chat!
TTFN....x

Sunday, 18 September 2011

WRS Christmas...Pickle Penguin!

Happy Sunday everyone....
Inbetween all the washing and cleaning and feeding the family...I found a little time gap and made a little card using my new christmas Wild Rose Studio stamps...and what fun I had!
I have never made a tri-fold card before or cut out windows...Can you guess what Pickle Penguin is doing?

Here he is peeking throught the glittery snow encrusted windows. The snowflakes are falling all around..large and small...I used white and silver glitter embossing powder for the large ones. 


The blue background snowflake paper is from the Wild Rose Studio Christmas CD and I distressed the edges with dark blue and black chalk...then stamped lots of different sized snowflakes.



As the card opens out you can see the scene inside....

Very cute little Pickle skating away with the wind in his feathers...

I used a grey and black colouring pencil for Pickles body along with Promarkers in Satin, Gold and Lipstick Red...a touch of Blush and Blossom for his cheeks. I absolutely loved colouring Pickle in!!!

and there you have it...just a little card...BIG fun to make!

Charisma Cardz challenge this week is SKY...got lots of that!
I love promarkers Challenge is TRAVEL/TRANSPORT...Hope the ladies will allow Pickles Ice Skates! He is going really fast!

Off to start the veggies now for the Sunday Roast! Hope you're all having a lovely relaxing day!
TTFN......xxxx

Friday, 16 September 2011

Fergus with Toy!

Good Afternoon all...
The first two weeks of the school term have flown by...I'm still playing catch up with getting my cards posted to my blog...poor Fergus has been waiting in the picture file very patiently...
I made this card using' Fergus and toy' stamp that was sent to me by Dulcie at Wild Rose Studio...
I made an Easel Card and used  a new WRS paper pack called Valetta.
Coloured with my trusty Promarkers...I chalked around the edges in a gold colour and did some scribbly lines and doodles.
The flowers were taken from a silk stem...very cheap...purchased for 99c in Florida. Tiny jewels added to the centres...
I threaded some dark green organza ribbon through between the layers...and added some pink fabric butterflies...
Papertake Weekly Challenge is 'Things with Wings'...
Pile it on Challenge is 'Layer it'

I have just received a new package from Dulcie...Pickle Penguin is in my house!!!! I feel some cardmaking coming on tomorrow!!!
Hope you all have a great Friday night...I will be drooling over Gavin Henson in the' Bachelor'!
TTFN...xxxx

Sunday, 11 September 2011

Pink Butterflies....

Evening to you all...
My first week back to school has been very busy. Lots of displays to plan and change..rewards charts to make etc....27 children to get to know.... So lots of crafting and making for school but not much cardmaking for me.
Here's one I made earlier....


Lovely pink handmade paper Butterflies..lots of glitter... gems and silver ....the background paper was from The Eden project Gift Shop in Cornwall, purchased about 5 years ago!
I found this last piece in my scrap drawer....

 

Pink velvet ribbon and a simple sentiment flower....
I'm just entering the one challenge as I just haven't had time to look for anymore this week...
Flutter By Wednesday...Open Theme this week but you must use a Butterfly, Fairy or Angel!

 

I have shed a few tears today while watching the 9/11 Memorial service from New York...just can't believe it was 10 years ago...So very, very sad!

That's all from me...be back soon!
xxxxx

 

Monday, 5 September 2011

Baby Boy Christening Card...

Hello there...
Well back to the daily grind today...
I had a lovely morning at school getting to know the new children and catching up with the old ones and their holiday news. My two girls have also come out of school happy with their first day and their teachers...both of them have male form tutors this time.

My card today is a Baby Boy Christening Card commission...
The bear is made from a large die and is so lovely to put together... I used beads for eyes and made a ribbon bow.

I printed out the sentiment, name, date etc on the computer...




Cream flowers with Blue glittery brad centres and Silver padded butterflies.


I didn't have any religious embellishments so I used some gems for a cross.

Some challenges for you...
Alys Sunday Challenge...Add a Bow
Crafting for all Seasons...Bingo line...Ribbons, Glitter/Shine, Flowers
Desert Island crafts...from the itinery I used Dimension, Flowers, and Sentiment.
Crafty sentiments...Ribbons and Bows
Pile It On... B is for...Baby Boy, Blue, Bear, Bow, Butterflies.

Hope you have all had a great day as well...
Back soon...xxxxx

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Love is like a Butterfly....

Hi there all...
What a lovely sunny day today...we spent quite a lot of it outside in the park.
Another CAS card to share, made very simply with a Butterfly Sizzlet, scraps of patterned paper and some glitter, gems and beads to add a bit of sparkle.




No background paper needed just white card with a lilac border and them mounted on a 7x5 inch white card blank.

Some challenges...
Anything Goes...inspired by a TV/Film...remember the sitcom 'Butterflies'
Creative Card Crew...Anything Goes
Charisma cardz...Anything Goes
One Stop Craft...Anything But Square
Sarah Hurley Challenge...Bling and Sparkle

Like a lot of you who are parents of school age children tomorrow is the last week day at home...
The Summer holidays are over...
I shall miss the lie-ins, lazy mornings, meeting friends for lunch, crafting, Reading my Kindle, watching films and watching my kids play in the park.

We are all back to School on Monday...Hope I don't see too many terrified faces in my new Year 3's.

Hope you all have a great Friday and weekend!
TTFN.....xxx