Thursday, 27 June 2013

Happy Birthday


The challenge at Less is More to make a birthday card suitable for JEN!  And Jen tells us that if she had to make a birthday card for herself a birthday it would contain cats, fish or butterflies.  Happy birthday Jen.
Supplies:  Blue and white card, Birdie Brown digital image, Penny Black sentiment, Lyra pencils and Kaiser rhinestones
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps and More - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamps - Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes

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Monday, 24 June 2013

Vintage Vagabond

My starting point for tonight's card was the challenge at Moxie Fab World - Vintage Vagabond.  I really like the colours in the photo and that is what I usually work from but the essence of the picture was Asian. 

Supplies:  Cream card, Hero Arts images, Inkadinkado sentiment, VersaColor and Archival Brilliance ink pads.  Versamark and Alison Ellis embossing powder.

Hobby House Challenge - Anything Goes
Tokbobok - Anything Goes
Animal Friends Challenge - Butterfly &/or Bugs

Well the weekend is over and now to prepare for work tomorrow.

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Friday, 21 June 2013



Tonight the challenge I have used as my inspiration is CASology - Fish
Supplies: White and blue card,  Wplus9 image and sentiment, VersaMark watermark, Hero Arts embossing powder, Lyra pencils and KindyGlitz.
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Old Back Porch - Anything Goes

It's late now and it's been a very full week so it's off to bed for me.

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Tuesday, 18 June 2013



The theme of this weeks challenge on Less is More´s blog is Hexagons.  What to do??  Then I thought of the new stamp that had just arrived in the mail, Hexagon Background from Hero Arts.  I had seen it used for a male a card on the Online Card Class His & Hers and liked the card.  Before joining this class I used a very limited colour palette for male cards but it was eye opening to see that the demonstrators used a very wide range of colours.  So tonight I have used one of their colour schemes.
Supplies:  White and blue card, Hero Arts Hexagon Background stamp and sentiment, October Afternoon buttons, We R Memory Keepers floss and VersaColor inkpad

Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Creative Creations Challenges - For You Dad /Masculine
Polka Doodle - Male Theme
Pink Gem Challenge - Father's Day/Male 

Well that is all for tonight, it's bed time.

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Monday, 10 June 2013

All Sweetness and Light

There is another very pretty trigger at Moxie Fab World Tuesday Trigger - All Sweetness and Light.

Supplies:  White and green card, Penny Black image and sentiment, Lyra pencils, scrap of unknown design paper, Spellbinders dies, flowers and ribbon. 

Other Challenges -
Hobby House Challenge - Anything Goes 
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes 
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes
52 Card Pickup - Anything Goes
Loves Rubber Stamps Challenges - Anything Goes

I hope you have all had a lovely weekend.  I have had a great weekend.  The weather was warm and sunny so I worked in the garden.    I didn't get to the vegetable garden as I had planned but everything else was done.  As a bonus while working in the front garden you catch up with all the neighbours you don't see often (during the week everyone is rushing off to work). 

Well it's late and I have work tomorrow so I must close.

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Saturday, 8 June 2013



Tonights starting point was the cue word at Casology - Wheels and I have used the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches

Supplies: White and blue card, Stampin' Up image, Lawn Fawn ticket, Hampton Art sentiment,  Waltzing Mouse banner and twine.

 I will also join in the fun at the following challenges -
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Milk Coffee Challenge - Father's Day &/or Male Inspired

I am planning a big day in the garden tomorrow so I hope it doesn't rain, at least not during the day.  I hope to plant the last bed of winter vegetables, plant out the tulips, prepare the beds for some new clematis  and roses I am expecting and tidy up the front garden.

Hope everyone has a lovely weekend.

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Friday, 7 June 2013

Behind the Green Door

This weeks challenge at Simply Less is More is to use the colour of our front door.  We have just replaced our front door, which was brown but was not the same period as our house.  But for now we have a green door with naked letter slot. 
Supplies:  White, green and gold card, Memory Box die, Elzybells sentiment and Kaiser pearls

Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Old Back Porch - Anything Goes
Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
Created with Love - Anything Goes

Must finish and head off to bed.

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Wednesday, 5 June 2013



The folks of the Northern Hemisphere must have been eagerly awaiting summer because there are lots of challenges with summer themes.  I started with a Mo Manning image for Mo's Digital Challenge - Summer Time.

Supplies:  White and blue card, Mo Manning image, EP design paper, Simple Stories chipboard stickers, Lyra pencils and twine

I like depicting Summer, it is my favourite season and what better way to represent Summer than with a beach scene?  Although I think the "model" is being a little unwise because she looks like she is getting sunburnt. 
I will also join in  for some fun in the sun at the following challenges -
Alota Rubber Stamps - Summer Feeling
Sassy Studio Designs - Hit the Beach 
One Crazy Stamper - Summer Fun
Pink Gem - Summertime
Crazy 4 Challenges. - Summer Inspiration
The Squirrel and the Fox - Summer or Winter
Make it Monday - Anything Goes

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Sunday, 2 June 2013

Feather Weather


Tonight's card is inspired by the challenge Moxie Fab World - Tuesday Trigger, Feather Weather.
Supplies:  White and blue card, Stampavie image, Stampin' Up sentiment, design paper unknown, Lyra pencils and ribbon.
Simon Says Stamps Challenge - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Stamp with Sarah Kay - Ribbon or lace
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