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Thursday, 5 March 2015

Almost Shabby Mothers Day

A CAS but very feminine card using some old crumpled tissue paper for the flower and one of my Mum's beautiful crochet flowers.


Cardstock - 6" ivory card blank
Paper - First Edition J'Adore, white tissue paper snippets
Die - Spellbinders Rose Creations
Adhesives - ds tape, glue dots, foam tape
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars Sunburst border punch
Other - crochet flower, crochet lace snippet, American Crafts pearl brad, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge 217 - One For The Girls/Female
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Special Lady/Girly
A Gem Of A Challenge 139 - Clean and Simple
Sister Act Challenge 95 - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Stained Glass Butterflies

A krafty birthday card using a pre-coloured image from Fred She Said that I mistakenly printed onto kraft (pages always seem to get stuck together when feeding through the printer) and a bit of texture with a scrap of hessian cut from an old shopping bag.


Cardstock - kraft card blank, kraft
Image - Dover Stained Glass freebie from Fred She Said
Tools - Becky Higgins corner rounder, EK-Success Cutter-Bee scissors
Adhesives - foam tape, Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue
Other - hessian (burlap) snippet, black rhinestones, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Polkadoodles Challenge Week 7+8 - Kraft/Homespun/Recycled
Papertake Weekly - Take Your Pick ~ Kraft
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Add a Little Texture
Bunny Zoe's Crafts February Challenge - For The Girls
Card and Scrap Challenge 91 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Monday Challenge - No Rules: Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Challenge 250 - Always Anything Goes
Pixie's Crafty Workshop: Snippets Playground Week 165

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

New Shabby Home

A CAS card with a bit of texture using Beccy's Place Shabby Chic Birdhouse precoloured digital image.


Cardstock - white card blank, white
Images - Beccy's Place Shabby Chic Birdhouse, Birds Cards sentiment
Die - Spellbinders Floral Ovals
Embossing Folder - Sizzix Tim Holtz Texture Fades Bricked
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - foam tape

Challenges:
Beccy's Place February Challenge - use a Beccy's digi
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Add a Little Texture
Die Cut Divas February Challenge - Words, Quotes and Sentiments
Card and Scrap Challenge 91 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Monday Challenge - No Rules: Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Peachy Mothers Day 2

A Mothers Day card similar to my last post, with a dahlia image from TheColor.com.

Cardstock - A4 white folded in half, Rosie's Studio apricot, white and apricot snippets
Paper - Rosie's Studio Chantilly Lace
Digital Image - TheColor.com Dahlia
Markers - Bic Mark-it Peach Parfait and Summer Melon
Dies - Marianne Design Creatables LR0159 (heart), Creative Expressions Sue Wilson Finishing Touches - Mosaic Leaves 
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars Sunburst border punch
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue
Other - sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Crafty Catz Challenge 267 - For a Special Lady

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Peachy Mothers Day

A Mothers Day card following the sketch at Cardabilities.


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Cardstock - A4 white folded in half, Rosie's Studio light peach and apricot, white
Paper - Rosie's Studio Chantilly Lace
Dies - Marianne Design Creatables LR0161 (lace border), LR0159 (heart), LR0156 (flower and small leaves), Creative Expressions Sue Wilson Finishing Touches - Mosaic Leaves 
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Nellie Snellen 2-step embossing floral punches
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, glue dots, Zig 2-way glue pen
Other - white grosgrain ribbon, white pearl flower centre, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Marianne's Design Divas - Pearls and/or Ribbon
Whimsy Stamps Challenge 80 - use a sentiment

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Retro Blue and Brown Floral


Cardstock - white A4 folded in half, corrugated dark brown, dark brown snippet
Paper - My Minds Eye Stella and Rose
Tools - Fiskars Sunburst border punch
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape
Other - paper flower from Craft Queen,, American Crafts pearl brad, antique bronze filigree, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Orange and Black


Cardstock - white A4 folded in half, Rosie's Studio textured Nectar
Paper - My Minds Eye Stella and Rose
Dies - Spellbinders Edgeabilities Classic Edges Two and Decorative Inserts Three
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape
Other - lazercut butterfly, black pearls, black self-adhesive paper lace, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - All Creatures Great And Small
Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 16 February 2015

Spring Flower For Mothers Day


Cardstock - 6" square white card blank, white snippets
Paper - My Minds Eye Everyday Tango
Dies - Creative Expressions Sue Wilson Finishing Touches - Mosaic Leaves, Spellbinders Blooms One
Adhesives - ds tape, Zig 2-way glue pen, glue dots
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - Guipure lace from Live and Love Crafts, bright pink paper flower from Craft Queen, pearl flower centre, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Pink and/or Red
Creative Knockouts Challenge 76 - Floral Delights
The ABC Challenge - D is for Die Cuts
Card and Scrap Challenge 91 - Anything Goes 

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Saturday, 14 February 2015

Pink Bloom


Cardstock - 5" square pale pink card blank, white snippets
Paper - Rosie's Studio Chantilly Lace, recycled pale pink envelope
Dies - Elizabeth Craft Design Big Flower Set 1, Spellbinders Blooms One
Adhesives - ds tape, Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue, glue dots
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - sentiment sticker, Craft Queen black and silver flower centre 

Challenges:
Sweet Stamps Challenge 208 - Pink + White + One (Black)
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Pink and/or Red
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Blue Mothers Day


Cardstock - white card blank, silver and white snippets
Paper - My Minds Eye Everyday Tango
Dies - MFT Die-namics Fancy Flourish, HOTP Paper Artist 3 Butterflies
Adhesives - ds tape, Zig 2-way glue pen, foam tape
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - sentiment sticker, 3D butterfly sticker (top layer only), rhinestones

Challenges:
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - All Creatures Great And Small
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Have A Heart

A very reflective card (see my hand and blue camera?) using my new Nellie Snellen hearts die set.


Cardstock - 5" white square card blank, silver, white
Paper - Kaisercraft After 5
Dies - Nellie Snellen Multi Frames Hearts
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Stamp And Create February Challenge - All You Need Is Love
Emerald Fairies Challenge 64 - All You Need Is Love
Crafting By Designs - Love Is In The Air
Natalie And Amy Challenge 29 - All About Love
Simon Says January Work It Wednesday - New
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - All Creatures Great And Small
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Pink

Another butterfly card for Mothers Day similar to this one, but using a felt butterfly plus the bottom layer of the pretty pink butterfly sticker.


Cardstock  - 6" square ivory card blank, black
Paper - a Cre8tiv mini stack
Dies - Inspired By Stamping Fancy Label Dies 2, Spellbinders Mega Ovals
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - lace, Felt butterfly sticker (I used without removing backing so wings not stuck down), 3D butterfly sticker (bottom layer only), sentiment sticker, black pearls

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Pink and/or Red
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Flowers and Hearts

A pretty pink and black Mothers Day card using some new dies bought at New Year sales.


Cardstock - white card blank, black snippets, Rosie's Studio textured Posy
Paper - Rosie's Studio Chantilly Lace, recycled pale pink envelope
Dies - Elizabeth Craft Design Big Flower Set 1 new), Spellbinders Blooms One (new), Nellie Snellen Multi Frames hearts (new)
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue, glue dots
Tools - Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Sullivans scalloped heart punch, scissors for fussy cutting scalloped border
Other - sentiment sticker, Tibetan silver jewellery making bit (flower centre)

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Pink and/or Red
Simon Says January Work It Wednesday - New
We Do Doobadoo Challenge 3 - Hearts and Flowers
Cardz TV Card Designers Challenge 2 - Hearts
Bunny Zoe's Crafts February Challenge - For The Girls
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Bright and Beautiful Mothers Day Butterfly


Cardstock - 6" ivory card blank, black
Paper - My Minds Eye Everyday Tango
Die - Marianne Design Creatables butterfly, Nellie Snellen Multi Frames hearts
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Sullivans scalloped heart punch
Other - 3D butterfly sticker (bottom layer only), sentiment sticker, silver paper? lace, black rhinestones

Challenges:
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Bright and Beautiful
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge 66 - Wings
Cardz TV Card Designers Challenge 2 - Hearts
Bunny Zoe's Crafts February Challenge - For The Girls
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper February Challenge - Always Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 9 February 2015

Happy Mothers Day


Cardstock - 6" ivory square card blank, black snippets, Rosie's Studio textured French Vanilla snippet
Paper - Rosie's Studio Soiree
Dies - Spellbinders Sunflower Set Two and Blooms One
Adhesives - ds tape, Zig 2-way glue pen, glue dots, foam tape
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Sullivans scalloped heart punch
Other - crochet lace, sentiment sticker, Tibetan silver jewellery making bit (flower centre), black paper flower

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - H is for . . . Heart
We Do Doobadoo Challenge 3 - Hearts and Flowers
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes
Pixie's Crafty Workshop: Snippets Playground Week 163
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper February Challenge - Always Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny