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Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Gingerbread Lucy

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Evening All! I have been a big fan of CC Designs for years, in fact they were some of the first images I owned when I started colouring, so when I saw some of my crafty friends using some of the newer images I knew I had to have a play.

So here is a Christmas card I have made using Gingerbread Lucy

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I have seen this one coloured up like a gingerbread which looked so cute, but I really wanted to give her a bright fun outfit.

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And I just had to add a touch of sparkle on her hair and dress bows.

Supplies: 

  • Image: Gingerbread Lucy Digital Stamp from CC Designs
  • Colouring Medium: Spectrum Noir Original Markers
    • colours to follow tomorrow as I’m sat in bed typing this lol
  • Card: Kraft Card, Sheena’s Stamping Card and Copic X-Press It Blending Card
  • Dies: Tonic Scalloped Circle Layering Dies and Nellie Snellen Pierced Circle Multiframes
  • Sentiment: From a Lili of the Valley Stamp Set
  • Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black Inkpad
  • Embellishments: Doodling, Pearls, Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle and a wooden gingerbread man

Thanks for stopping by.

Lisa

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Snowy Days

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Morning all. It’s time for a new challenge over at the All Dressed Up Challenge Blog. The theme is always Anything Goes but you have to use an All Dressed Up image.

I’m still making Christmas cards and I’ve used one of last months new releases Snowy Days to make this card:

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And a nice clean and simple card for this cutie snowman.

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My order of chipboard shapes came from Make it Crafty this week and it would have been rude not to pop some words and a little snowflake on this card.

Supplies:

  • Image: Snowy Days from All Dressed Up
  • Colouring Medium: Spectrum Noir Original Markers
    • BG5, BG3, BG2, BG1, DR7, CR11, CR9, CR7, DG3, AG5, AG3, AG2, RB4, RB2, RB1, VB2, OR3, OR2, OR1, IG, 8, IG6, IG4, IG2, IG1, RB7, EB4, TB1 and Blender
  • DP: Maja Design A Gift for You 6x6 pad
  • Card: Red Card, Grey Card and Copic X-Press It Blending Card
  • Dies & Punches: La La Land Crafts Snowflake Border Die
  • Embellishments: Chipboard Snowflakes, Chipboard Words and a pearl

Thanks for stopping by

Lisa

Monday, 13 November 2017

Noelle’s Gift

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Morning all. I’ve been struggling with a flu bug for the past couple of days so I’m resting and catching up on a few computer things today

Before the bug hit me I made a card for the new November challenge over at the  Conie Fong Art & Design FB Group. This month we want to see Anything Goes or use Flowers

One of Conie’s newest images is the gorgeous Noelle’s Gift and she was the perfect choice for this make:

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I’ve gone a bit floral, with poinsettias on the papers, image and added die cuts as well!

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This definitely isn’t a card for posting in the mail though as it has a little too much dimension lol

Supplies:

  • Image: Noelle’s Gift from Conie Fong 
  • Colouring Medium: Spectrum Noir ColourBlend Pencils and Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pens
  • DP: Docrafts Papermania and Gold Patterned Vellum
  • Card: Kraft Card, Red Card, Green Card and Canson Mi-Tientes Pastel Paper
  • Dies & Punches: Spellbinder Floral Oval Dies and Britannia Poinsettia Dies
  • Sentiment: From Lili of the Valley
  • Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black Inkpad
  • Embellishments: Lace, Silky Crush Ribbon, Gems and Pearls

For inspiration from the rest of the team and to join us in our challenge be sure to check out the Conie Fong Art & Design FB Group.

Thanks for stopping by

Lisa

Friday, 10 November 2017

Isobel Duck

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Morning All! Today I have another new Crafty Sentiments Designs new release image to share with you.

We are sharing all our makes over on the Crafty Sentiments Designs Inspiration Blog and today we are showcasing Isobel Duck:

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A very clean and simple card today.

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Supplies:

  • Image: Isobel Duck rubber stamp from Crafty Sentiments Designs
  • Colouring Medium: Spectrum Noir
  • DP: MFT
  • Sentiment: From a Lili of the Valley Stamp Set
  • Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
  • Dies & Punches: Nellie Snellen Pierced Oval Multiframes
  • Embellishments: Doodling

If you would like to see some more fabulous inspiration using this gorgeous new image please hop across to the Crafty Sentiments Designs Inspiration Blog.

Thanks for stopping by

Lisa

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Catch Me

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Morning All! It’s new release week over at Crafty Sentiments Designs and we are sharing inspiration over at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Inspiration Blog. The new images will be available in the shop on Saturday.

Today we are showcasing a fabulous new Rubber Stamp called Catch Me:

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And because I usually do bright and bold colouring I thought I would try and keep the colours on this one fairly soft.

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Supplies:

  • Image: Catch Me Rubber Stamp from Crafty Sentiments Designs
  • Colouring Medium: Spectrum Noir Original Markers 
  • Card: Gold Card, Matt Black Card and Neenah Desert Storm card
  • DP: Carta Bella 6x6 Paper Pad
  • Sentiment: From a Lili of the Valley Clear Stamp Set
  • Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
  • Dies & Punches: Spellbinder Circle Delight Dies and Plain Circle Dies
  • Embellishments: Gems

If you would like to see some more fabulous inspiration using this gorgeous new image please hop across to the Crafty Sentiments Designs Inspiration Blog.

Thanks for stopping by

Lisa

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Fun Times

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Morning All! Yesterday saw the start of the new release  inspiration over at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Inspiration Blog for the new images that will be available in the shop on Saturday.

Today we are showcasing a fabulous new Rubber Stamp called Fun Time:

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A had a little play with my pencils for this one.

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And I promise those green stars aren’t anywhere near as bright in real life!

Supplies:

  • Image: Fun Time Rubber Stamp from Crafty Sentiments Designs
  • Colouring Medium: Spectrum Noir ColourBlend Pencils 
  • Card: Green Card and Kraft Card
  • DP: MME 6x6 Paper Pad
  • Sentiment: From a Lili of the Valley Clear Stamp Set
  • Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
  • Dies & Punches: Nellie Snellen Pierced Oval Multiframes and Sizzix Nesting Star Dies
  • Embellishments: Black Pearls

If you would like to see some more fabulous inspiration using this gorgeous new image please hop across to the Crafty Sentiments Designs Inspiration Blog.

Thanks for stopping by

Lisa

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Reindeer Kisses

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Morning all! It’s Tuesday and that means one thing…… Tiddly Tuesday! Over at the Tiddly Inks Challenge Blog we want to see any Tiddly makes for ‘Friends & Family’!

For today’s card I have used Reindeer Kisses:

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And I just had to use some fabby new papers that I picked up a few weeks backs from The Ribbon Girl.

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Supplies:

  • Image: Reindeer Kisses by Tiddly Inks
  • Colouring Medium: Copics
    • C5, C3, C2, C1, C00, G99, G94, G21, E37, E35, E33, E31, E57, E55, E51, R39, R37, R35, E13, Y17, W3, W1, W00 
  • Card: Matt Black Card, Kraft Card and Copic X-Press It Blending Card
  • DP: Dovecraft Time to Sparkle 6x6 Paper Pack
  • Stamps: From Lili of the Valley
  • Ink: Ranger Perfect Medium Inkpad
  • Embossing Powder: WOW Sparkle White
  • Dies & Punches: Spellbinders Plain and Scalloped Circles and an MS Snowflake Punch
  • Embellishments: Gems

Don’t forget to pop across to the Tiddly Inks Challenge Blog to see all the fabulous inspiration from the rest of the girls.

Thanks for stopping by

Lisa

Monday, 6 November 2017

Bad Hare Day

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Afternoon all! The last couple of days saw some Crafters Companion & Spectrum Noir goodies launched on Hochanda. Brand new ColourTint Pencils and some gorgeous new stamps from Sheena Douglass.

Well the pencils and some of the stamps will be launching on HSN today.

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This is the Hare stamp set.

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And I couldn’t resist the little play on words.

Supplies: 

  • Stamp: Sheena Douglass A Little Bit Sketchy Hare Stamp Set from  Crafters Companion
  • Ink: Archival Sepia Inkpad and Black Soot Distress Ink
  • Colouring Medium: Spectrum Noir ColourTint Pencils
    • Earth Green, Maize, Caramel, CafĂ© Au Lait
  • Card: Kraft Card, Watercolour Card and Matt Black Card 
  • Dies: Spellbinders Plain Circle Dies and Nellie Snellen Laced Edge Circle Dies
  • Embellishments: Doodling, Seam Binding, Cheesecloth and an Old Book Page

Thanks for stopping by.

Lisa

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Foxy

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Evening all! In my earlier post I told about the new goodies from Crafters Companion and Spectrum Noir. The last of the one day specials is due to start on Hochanda I half an hour and the pencils and some of the stamps will be launching on HSN on 6th November.

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This card uses the Fox stamp set and is stamped, embossed and colour on Kraft Card.

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The background is made with ColourTints as well, drawn in stripes and washed out with a clear sparkle pen.

Supplies: 

  • Stamp: Sheena Douglass A Little Bit Sketchy Fox Stamp Set from  Crafters Companion
  • Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black, Walnut Stain Distress Ink and Tea Dye Distress Ink
  • Embossing Powder: Black Ink
  • Colouring Medium: Spectrum Noir ColourTint Pencils
    • Rust, Maize, Warm Grey, Vintage Rose, Deep Mauve and Chianti
  • Card: Kraft Card
  • Dies: Tonic Scalloped Square Layering Dies and MFT Blueprint 14 dies
  • Embellishments: Clear Sparkle Pen and Paper Rafia

Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to check out the One Day Special on this evening on Hochanda.

Lisa

Daisy Daisy

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Happy Sunday! Yesterday at 6pm Crafters Companion & Spectrum Noir launched some new goodies on Hochanda for the One Day Special….. Brand new ColourTint Pencils and some gorgeous new stamps from Sheena Douglass.

The shows are also on throughout today and the pencils and some of the stamps will be launching on HSN on 6th November.

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I used the Daisy stamp from the Foxglove stamp set to make this Z fold card.

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On the front I have added a box to frame the image.

Supplies: 

Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to check out the One Day Special on this evening on Hochanda.

Lisa

Friday, 3 November 2017

Holiday Alex

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Morning again. It’s time for a new challenge at Colour Crazy Challenge and this week we are sponsored by Oddball Art Co.

I have used Holiday Alex to make… yes you guessed…another Christmas card.

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I thought I would give the pencils an outing for this card.

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Supplies:

Please pop across to the Colour Crazy Challenge and see the rest of the inspiration.

Thanks for stopping by

Lisa

Mistletoe Kiss

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Hello all and happy Friday! It’s time for a brand new challenge over at the Polkadoodles Challenge Blog and even though it’s Anything Goes the team are showing some creations that are White with a Hint of Colour.

For my make today I’ve used the fabulous Work & Play 5 Festive Hollybobs Full Download Collection:

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I used really pale aqua papers and watercoloured the image for a soft look.

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I combined the image, sentiment and snowflakes digitally before printing.

Supplies:

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:


Thanks for stopping by.

Lisa

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Frosty Penguin

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Evening all. As it’s the beginning of a new month we have a new challenge over at the All Dressed Up FB Group. Our theme for the month is Sparkle & Shine.

I couldn't;t resist making another Christmas card using Christmas Penguin:

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I given the sky a little layer of shimmer and up the sparkle with some glitter card for the mat and layering.

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Supplies:

  • Image: Christmas Penguin from All Dressed Up
  • Colouring Medium: Spectrum Noir AquaMarkers:
    • Crimson, Orange, Aquamarine, Black, Blossom and Slate
  • Card: White Glitter Card and Watercolour Card
  • Sentiment: From a Lili of the Valley Clear Stamp Set
  • Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black Inkpad
  • Dies & Punches: Spellbinders Plain and Scalloped Squares
  • Embellishments: Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle Pen

Thanks for stopping by

Lisa

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