Monday, May 2, 2016

Time for a Snooze

I'm a day late with this post - a new challenge started yesterday at Paper Creator's Crafts and the theme for this months challenge is Anything Goes - Paper Creator products are not essential but you will gain an extra entry for using them.

I used the fabulous Time for a Snooze Ultimate Kit to make a birthday card for my Brother-in-Law.


Everything you need is in the kit including sentiments and papers.


I love the fun image and fabulous colours in his kit.


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

Crafty Friends Challenge 30 - All things cute
Brown Sugar Challenge 196  - For The Boys 
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenge 108  - Circles & Squares
Crafting By Designs Challenge - Let's Hear It For The Boys and Men

Make sure you pop over to the Paper Creator's Crafts Blog to check out the DT inspiration, we would love for you to join us for our Anything Goes challenge - you could win a fabulous £10 coupon to spend in the Paper Creator Shop, there are lots of wonderful images, kits and mega deals to choose from.

If you do decide to purchase something just enter the code PAULINE to receive a 20% discount on your order.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Happy 80th

This is my card for the new challenge at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge. The theme is always Anything Goes - you may enter any creation on which patterned paper has been used, you are no longer required to completely cover your project with patterned paper, as long as you use some on your creation.


I have used some gorgeous papers and stamps from Which Craft to make a birthday card for my Mother-in-Law, she is 80 this month.


I have used a Collar Stand and paper pieced the Daisies.  The sentiment tags are from LOTV and I fussy cut the Butterfly from one of the papers.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
My Sheri Crafts Challenge 180 - Get in Shape
The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - Birthdays
Fussy and Fancy Challenge 162 - Female Birthdays

Make sure you pop over to the Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge blog to check out the fabulous DT inspiration and join in with our Patterned Paper Challenge.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Christmas Barclay

It's time for a new challenge over at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme for the next fortnight is Favourite Colour Combination.

I decided to use the fabulous Barclay with Envelope Stepper Card available in the Pink Gem Designs Shop because my favourite colour combination is pale blue and white.


I cut out all of the decoupage layers and layered them up using foam pads.


The ribbon is from my stash and I added glitter to his hat and the trees.


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

Creative Knockouts Challenge 139 - Lots Of Layers
The Crafty Addicts Challenge 13 - Anything Goes/ Use Ribbon
A Snowflakes Promise Challenge 21 - Anything Goes
April Rudolph Days Challenge - Anything Christmas Goes
CHNC Challenge 279 - Anything Christmas Goes
As You Like It Challenge - Favourite Animal & Why (I love bears because they are so cute and cuddly - especially Christmas bears).

 Make sure you pop over to the A Gem of a Challenge blog and join us for our Favourite Colour Combination challenge and don't forget to visit the Pink Gem Designs Shop to take a look at all of the fabulous Digi Stamps and Kits that are available, grab a coffee and have a leisurely browse whilst you are there.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Friday, April 29, 2016

Birthday Daisies

I've been playing with my new Which Craft papers and stamps, this large Daisy is perfect for paper piecing.


I used three different papers from the collection and fussy cut the daisies before randomly placing them on the co-ordinating panel - the main image has been layered up to add some dimension.


The sentiment stamp is also from Which Craft, I stamped it onto a die cut banner.


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

Crafting for all Seasons Challenge 125 - Add A Banner
WordArt Wednesdays Challenge 228/229 - Family Friendly/Anything Goes
Jade's Sparkling Butterflies Challenge 18 - Anything Goes/Add A Sentiment
Sieze The Birthday Challenge - Birthday + Optional Topping: Anything Goes

Thank you for calling today, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Warm the soul ...

This is another one of the cards that I made for last months Making Cards Magazine, I used the Heartfelt Creations Coffee Talk Collection.


I fussy cut the cups from one of the papers and used one of the dies to cut the border.


I inked the edges of everything and added some twine and a pearl from my stash.


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

Crafty Gals Corner Challenge 69 - Anything Goes Through The Craft Room Door Challenge - Always Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes

Thank you for calling today, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Distressed Birthday

This is a card that I have made using the Sara Davies Just for Men Signature Collection, I love this collection it has elements that are perfect for all ages.


Everything used to make this card came from the collection with the exception of the Grosgrain ribbon.


I used papers from the Urban Collection Paper Pad and the On Your Birthday Embossing Folder.


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

Cards in Envy Challenge - Birthday Cards
Dragonfly Journeys Challenge 54 - Earn Your Stripes!
Not Just Cards Challenge 31 - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiment Designs Challenge  - Birthday
Creative Inspirations Challenge 250 - For the Boys
Creative Card Crew Challenge 111 - Embossing (wet or dry)
Craft Your Passion Challenge 309 - Always Anything Goes

Thank you for calling today, your company is much appreciated.


Pauline
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Cool Bean

This is one of the cards that I made for last months Making Cards Magazine, I used the Heartfelt Creations Coffee Talk Collection.


I fussy cut the cups from one of the papers and stamped the sentiment using distress ink.


I distressed the edges of everything and added some little flowers and pearls to embellish.


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

Amusing Challenges - Anything Goes

Thank you for calling today, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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