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Friday, 31 July 2009

Passion for ProMarkers Challenge #10

This is the first time I have used this stamp. I was given it this morning by my good friend, thanks Kerry XXX

I thought I would use it to make a chard for the PfP challenge #10 as this states that you must follow the sketch provided and use Pastel Pink and Cool Aqua ProMarkers.

Papers are Papermania Blueberry Hill
Stamp is Magnolia
Leaves are cut on my Cougar and coloured with ProMarkers.
Flowers, ribbon, pins, charm and pearls are from my stash.

Thursday, 30 July 2009

George the Chef

Needed to do a birthday card for my Brother in Law as my Sister ordered one from me. He is a great chef so thought this would fit the bill. I also noticed that Charmed Cards and Crafts were running a few competitions and that this card would qualify for two of them so decided to enter it. The first one is in the form of Blog Candy with a twist ..... and the second is one of a few competition catagories and I am entering this in the Birthday Card one.


Papers are Pink Petticoat, Image is from the George At Work collection from Charmed Cards and Craft, coloured with ProMarkers. Corners made using a Cuttlebug die and sentiment was computer generated. Ribbon and gems from stash.

Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Gorgeous Blog Candy from The Crafting Pad


Val has some gorgeous Blog Candy on offer as a double celebration. It is to celebrate both her Birthday ( Happy Birthday Val) and reaching 5000 hits. Hop over to her blog here and enter. Candy closes on Sat 8th August so there is still time.



Sunday, 26 July 2009

Gorjuss Girl

Made this today after doing a batch of colouring last night with my Promarkers.

Papers are Dovecraft A Hint of Pink, Flowers are Flora Doodles, ribbon and brads are from my stash. Sentiment is a Dottie Download and the image is by Sugar Nellie, just love this stamp.

Friday, 24 July 2009

Passion for ProMarkers Rose Pink and Lime Challenge


Taken on another challenge today, lol. This time it is for Passion for ProMarkers blog challenge and the theme is Rose Pink and Lime.
The image is a Vicky Download from Sketching Stamper and coloured with ProMarkers.
Paper is Papermania Amethyst Floral Prints. Leaves were cut on my Cougar and coloured with Promarkers to match the theme.
Ribbon, roses and dragonfly are from my stash.
Hope it fits the bill as I am very new to this challenge thing, lol.

Thursday, 23 July 2009

Fred's Freebie Challenge

Ooohhh, I think this is the first challenge I have entered. Loved this freebie image so much and just knew what i wanted to do with it, so thought I would give the challenge a go.

Image is a freebie from Fred She Said and was coloured with Promarkers. Paper is MME Bloom and Grow and all embellishments are from my stash. Keeping my fingers crossed for beginners luck, lol.

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

Engagement card for my Son

I made this a week or so ago but couldn't post it as they hadn't received it, lol.

They were delighted with it I am pleased to say. It took me a long time to get my head around it as I wanted it to look special.
Papers are Papermania but can't remember the name of the collection now.
Image coloured with Promarkers but it looked brighter than my photo shows, don't know why.
Border cut on my Cougar out of dark brown Bazzil card.
Lace and pins from Tabbycrafts.
Sentiments done on computer.
Flowers, leaves etc from stash.

Friday, 17 July 2009

My Sister's Birthday Card

This is the card I made for my Sister's Birthday which was on the 15th July. Papers are from NitWit Collection downloads. Image is a Vicky download and was coloured with Promarkers. Flowers and scalloped shapes were cut on my die cutter. Buttons and ribbon from my stash.



Thursday, 16 July 2009

A new Flower Bowl Card

This is a new version of the Flower Bowl card. I have used the same flowers etc obviously in different colours, lol, but have added a lace lattice to the front of the card. I have made the bowl edge as part of a lining instead of part of the card to enable the lattice to show up.

I am going to perfect the files and convert them and they will then be put on my website. Will probably be over the weekend now as it is my birthday tomorrow and don't know if I will have the time to do much crafting, lol. Of course it will all depend on what I get for my birthday as I may get something to play with, ha ha.

Wednesday, 15 July 2009

Flower Bowl Card




Made this today after designing the file for my Cougar Black Cat. For those who do not know what the Cougar is , you can find all the details here.

The base card was cut from white linen card. All flowers were cut from Pink Petticoat papers and stardream papers. Shaped the petals layered up and put a gem in the centre of each of them. Peel off for the sentiment and that is about it. The ribbon is an aid to pulling the flowers out of the bowl as they are attached to a message card.



Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Another card for Mum.


Made this from another of my files on the website. Card including aperture was cut on my Cougar Black cat. papaer is a foiled purple that I found in my stash. Edged using a punch and used on frony and on inside of card. I added an acetate wrapper shortened at front and edged with peel offs and a border and flowers which were all from my stash.
Think I need some more Mums, lol. Only have the one as my dear MIL is no longer with us so mine is getting spoilt now.

Thursday, 9 July 2009

2 cards from last week.

This is one of the cards that I couldn't post until they had been sent and received. I cut this card from one of my files that will be added to my website later. It was cut from tapestry card then folded. Lined with pink stardream paper, I then added a ribbon to left side and 3 roses in the bottom corner, along with a cuttlebug corner to complete.




This is another of last weeks cards. This time I used a topper from my website, cut in red pearlised paper then glittered with crystal glitter. I then mounted it onto gold mirri card. A few more layers and then onto the card. Rose, charm and gems from my stash.

Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Been having a play.




Not sure about this. I designed my own birdhouse template for my cougar cutter. Ok with the design but not too sure about the card I made, lol.



I received a gift from my friend the other day. It was a selection of Promarkers, wow. Never used these before so thought I would have a bit of a play, so this is my very first attempt at colouring in an image using promarkers. Think I need a bit more practice, lol.


Tuesday, 7 July 2009

Val's blog candy.

Look what fab blog candy Val has on offer at The Crafting Pad. Why not pop over and help her to celebrate her birthday and 5000 hits and you never know, you may be lucky. Click here to go and see.

Thursday, 2 July 2009

Birthday card order.

This was another order from my sister. papers are once again Pink Petticoat and the image is a Vicky download. Coloured with watercolour pencils.

Flower cut on my Cougar as were all the papers/ The sentiments were also writen on my Cougar.
Brad and pearls etc from my stash.

Have not gone back on my challenge to make at least one card a day but recent ones I cannot show until they have been sent and received lol.