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Saturday, 17 November 2018

Butterfly Flourish

A card for the Butterfly Challenge. I chose Repeat with the two-layer butterfly and the repeat corner cut-out patterns.



Cardstock - white card blank, textured teal, pearl seafoam
Paper - Stampin' Up Perfectly Artistic
Dies - Sizzix Tim Holtz Mixed Media #2, MFT Die-namics Fancy Flourish, no-name butterfly
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - sentiment sticker, seafoam pearls

Challenges:
Butterfly Challenge 111 - Butterfly + R
Cropstop November Link Party - use brand from store (Sizzix, Tim Holtz, My Favorite Things)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Monochromatic Peacock

A simple monochrome card using the image from ARTastic as inspiration.



Cardstock - pearl seafoam
Paper - Kaisercraft Madame Boutique
Dies - no-name peacock, Inspired By Stamping Fancy Label Dies 3
Other - Kaisercraft Blue Ice paper flowers, Couture Creations gem stones, sentiment sticker
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot

Challenges:
Allsorts Challenge Week 491 - Pearls and/or Gems
Cropstop October Link Party - use brand from store (Sizzix, Couture Creations)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 26 October 2018

Christmas Flourish

Another Christmas card for UnstampaBelle's Gold Foil/Glitter challenge.


Cardstock - white card blank, white, gold foil, snippets of red and green
Dies - Sizzix Tim Holtz Mixed Media 2, Britannia Poinsettias
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - gold Sentiment sticker, gold blingy flower centre, gold "pearls"

Challenges:
UnstampaBelles Challenge 84 - Gold Foil/Glitter
Crafters's Castle Challenge 10 - Anything Goes + Christmas (optional)
Cropstop October Link Party - use brand from store (Sizzix, Tim Holtz)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Santa Panda

A cute Santa panda peeking in at a gold foil Christmas tree.


Cardstock - white card blank, white, snippets of black, white, green, red, gold foiled and matte silver
Paper - textured red from cheap shop
Dies - Marianne Design Panda, Cottage Cutz Jolly Santa (for hat and holly and present as pot for tree), Sizzix Tim Holtz Labels, Lifestyle/QuicKutz Nesting Circles
Embossing Folder - Kaisercraft Bricks
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - gold sentiment sticker, googly eyes, foam tape, Bic Mark-it Rambunctious Red to colour hat

Challenges:
UnstampaBelles Challenge 84 - Gold Foil/Glitter
Crafters's Castle Challenge 10 - Anything Goes + Christmas (optional)
Cropstop October Link Party - use brand from store (Sizzix, Tim Holtz, Lifestyle/QuicKutz)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 8 October 2018

Koala Christmas

My first Christmas card for the year, an Aussie Christmas with koala and baby sitting in a tree.  I don't have much nice green cardstock, so coloured up some white snippets with a Distress Marker. Also running low on red cardstock, so coloured the Santa hat with a red alcohol marker.


Cardstock - white card blank, white snippets, snippets of textured white, black, greys and kraft-like, tiny snippets of red and green
Paper - very old unknown freebie from magazine
Dies - Marianne Design koalas, Sizzix Tim Holtz Garden Greens, Cottage Cutz Jolly Santa (for hat and holly), unknown birch tree (for branch)
Embossing Folder - Kaisercraft Woodgrain
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - Sentiment sticker, Ranger Tim Holtz Bundled Sage Distress Marker, Bic Mark-it Rambunctious Red

Challenges:
Allsorts Week 488 - Trees/leaves
Cropstop October Link Party - use brand from store (Sizzix, Tim Holtz, Ranger)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Burlap and Buttons

A birthday card with a hessian (burlap) flower and wooden butterfly buttons, in one of my favourite colour combos of turquoise/kraft


Cardstock - kraft
Paper - Stampin' Up Eastern Elegance, DCWV Natural Burap
Die - no-name daisy
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Tonic Tim Holtz distress tool
Other - Stampin' Up Coastal Cabana twine, painted wooden butterfly buttons, coppery flower centre bling, white sentiment sticker

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Saturday, 1 September 2018

Another Year Wiser


Cardstock - kraft, textured dark brown, snippets of kraft and metallic dark brown
Paper - Kaisercraft Madame Boutique
Die - Sizzix Tim Hiltz Ornate Owl
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Tonic Tim Holtz distress tool, ink dauber
Adhesives - CraftersChoice tacky craft glue
Other - computer and printer for sentiment, Ranger Tim Holtz Vintage Photo and Walnut Stain distress inks

Challenges:
Cropstop August Link Party - use brand from store (Sizzix, Ranger, Tim Holtz
ARTastic September Challenge - Celebrate the Males in our Lives 

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Sunday, 29 July 2018

Dragonflies

Cardstock - black, copper metallic, Stampin' Up Bermuda Bay
Dies - Stampin' Up Detailed Dragonfly thinlits, Elizabeth Craft Designs Happy Birthday
Embossing Folder - Darice Crackle
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - black rhinestones

Challenges:
Card Mania Challenge 106 - Anything Goes
Cropstop July Link Party - use brand from store (Elizabeth Craft, Darice, Sizzix)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Saturday, 28 July 2018

Botanical Blooms

This birthday card uses some of the flowers and leaves from the Stampin' Up Botanical Builder die set with the matching patterned paper.

Cardstock - 5"white card blank, black, dark olive snippets
Paper - Stampin' Up Botanical Gardens
Dies - Stampin' Up Botanical Builder, Spellbinders Mega Ovals
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - sentiment sticker, gold rhinestones, natural ribbon

Challenges:
Card Mania Challenge 106 - Anything Goes
Cropstop July Link Party - use brand from store (Spellbinders, Sizzix)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Botanical Borders

A simple birthday card using my still favourite die set Botanical Builder Framelits from Stampin'Up.  I often use the flowers and leaves from the set, but rarely the leafy border.

Cardstock -  white card blank, Becky Higgins Project Life 4x6 textured cards Rain and Jade editions
Dies - Stampin' Up Botanical Builder framelits, Spellbinders Mega Ovals
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars small daisy punch
Other - sentiment sticker, pink pearl bling

Challenges:
UnstampaBelles Challenge 81 - Fancy Frame or Border
Card Mania Challenge 106 - Anything Goes
The Sketchy Challenges 144 - Anything Goes
Cropstop July Link Party - use brand from store (Fiskars, Spellbinders, Sizzix)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 27 July 2018

Baby Girl

A sweet baby girl card made with a few dies and punch.


Cardstock - 12cm white card blank, American Crafts textured Pastels, white snippets
Paper - Me to You freebie with magazine
Dies - No-name decorative squares, baby dress set
Embossing Folder - Cuttlebug Swiss Dots
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Sullivans scalloped heart punch
Other - sentiment sticker

Challenges:
UnstampaBelles Challenge 81 - Fancy Frame or Border
Card Mania Challenge 106 - Anything Goes
The Sketchy Challenges 144 - Anything Goes
Cropstop July Link Party - use brand from store (Cuttlebug, Sizzix)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Butterfly Bling

Been away for a while, time to catch up on a few card challenges : )


Cardstock - white 5" card blank, Stampin' Up Bermuda Bay, X-press It blending card
Paper - Kaisercraft Madame Boutique
Stamp - Stampendous Butterfly
Ink - Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black
Dies - Stampendous Butterfly, Stampin' Up Labels Collection
Markers - Spectrum Noir Turquoises BT4, BT5, BT7
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, CraftersChoice tacky craft glue
Tools - We R Memory Keepers Precision Press, Sizzix Big Shot
Other - sentiment sticker, clear rhinestones

Challenges:
Card Mania Challenge 106 - Anything Goes
Cropstop July Link Party - use brand from store (Tsukineko, Spectrum Noir, We R Memory Keepers, Sizzix)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Blue Daisies

A birthday card for Double "D" Bling It Up challenge, using flat-back sparklies I've had in my stash for years.




Cardstock - 5" white card blank, pale blue textured, white, light and dark sage green
Paper - Kaisercraft Base Coat
Dies - no-name daisy, Spellbinders Blooms One, Stampin' Up Rose Garden thinlits, Inspired By Stamping Fancy Label Dies 3 (banner)
Adhesives - CraftersChoice tacky craft glue, glue dots, foam tape
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - flat-back sparkles, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Double "D" Challenge - Bling It Up
Allsorts Week 468 - Happy Birthday

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 18 May 2018

Butterfly and Wildflowers


Cardstock - white cardblank, white snippets
Paper - Prima Annalee
Dies - Memory Box Wildflower Corner, Joy!crafts Vintage Flourishes butterfly, no-name butterfly, 
Stampin' Up Petals &More, QuicKutz Nesting Ovals
Adhesives - CraftersChoice tacky craft glue, ds sticky sheet
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - peridot gems

Challenges:
Memory Box Challenge 37 - Insects/Butterflies/Dragonflies

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Love

A simple love card for anniversary or to simply say "I love you"  :  )


Cardstock - 5" white card blank, white snippets
Paper - Kaisercraft Base Coat
Dies - Memory Box Exquisit Heart, Top Dog Purse Card Finishers
Adhesives - CraftersChoice tacky craft glue
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Get Well Soon


Cardstock - navy blue card blank, kraft
Paper - Kaisercraft Sears & Sons
Die - no-name band-aid
Adhesives - CraftersChoice tacky craft glue, foam squares
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - sentiment sticker

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 14 May 2018

Gears Frame

A masculine card with gears and corrugated iron.  The paper from Kaisercraft Base Coat is great for those man cards without having to think about a design too much : )


Cardstock - 5" kraft card blank, textured dark brown, dark brown metallic
Paper - Kaisercraft Base Coat
Dies - no-name gears frame, Sizzix Tim Holtz Labels, QuicKuts Nesting Circles
Adhesive - CraftersChoice tacky craft glue, tiny black foam squares
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - gold sentiment sticker coloured black with Tuxedo Black Bic Mark-it alcohol marker

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Sunday, 13 May 2018

Rustic Anniversary

A simple masculine Anniversary card in a rustic style with woodgrain and hessian.


Cardstock - 5" kraft card blank
Paper - DCWV Natural Burlap (paper-backed hessian), snippets of Kaisercraft Base Coat and Blue Bay
Dies - QuicKutz Nesting Hearts, Whimsy Stamps Shapeology Corner set
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - CraftersChoice tacky craft glue, foam tape
Other - sentiment sticker

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

White Blooms

And another Mothers Day card inspired by the mood board at Double "D" Challenges, again using my favourite floral die set.



Cardstock - Stampin' Up Island Indigo, snippets of white, yellow and pale green
Paper - Stampin' Up Venetian Romance
Dies - Stampin' Up Botanical Builder, no-name leaf, Inspired by Stamping Fancy Label Dies 3
Adhesives - CraftersChoice tacky craft glue, glue dots
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - sentiment sticker, white pearl flower centres

Challenges:
Double D Challenge - May Flowers
Kreativinkauf Challenge 62 - May (Mothers Day)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 11 May 2018

Blue Blooms

Another Mothers Day card inspired by the Double "D" mood board, using my favourite Botanical Blooms die set.



Cardstock - corrugated pale blue, kraft, textured pale blue and light blue, pale green
Dies - Stampin' Up Botanical Builder framelits, no-name leaf, MFT Die-namics Prima Donna Petals
Embossing Folder - Elizabeth Craft Flower Mosaic
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, ink dauber
Adhesives - CraftersChoice tacky craft glue
Other - pale blue lace, pale blue ribbon, Xincheng Say It In Crystals blue bling, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Double D Challenge - May Flowers
Kreativinkauf Challenge 62 - May (Mothers Day)

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny