Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Challenge #299 - Ribbons and Buttons - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, where do these weeks go, here are half way through the year I cannot believe its only 6 months to Christmas what a thought. Anyway this weeks Challenge is all about

Ribbons and Buttons

and for this we would like to see you using both of these but its not critical and Im sure the choice is entirely up to you.
But firstly you will want to know who our Sponsors are and as always our sponsers are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website


But as always it comes with the rule that you must have used one of their products on your card or project, this could be a Image, Paper or Printable and even if you dont, they will still give you 3 digi images of your own choice, so it really is a win win situation dont you think.
And now to show you the card I created for this Challenge


This image reminds me so much of my own mum as she had a treadle machine on which she created such beautiful clothes for myself, brother and sister she was extremely talented and to hear the noise of the foot treadle going up and down was music to our ears. She is called "Vintage Seamstress" and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card then coloured her with my copic pens, afterwards I used a Nestabilitie die to cut her out and a larger one for the mount.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of brown card the backing paper is also from the same image set and you will find that here as well. I then placed my mounted image towards the top left and the Sentiment was one I found on the internet and then printed it and mounted this also onto a piece of the same brown card.
I then placed a tape ribbon in the bottom right hand corner with the sentiment placed on top, and it the opposite top left I placed another ribbon with a button on top. To finish of I diecut a model and placed in the bottom left and a selection of buttons and embellishments around the mounted image.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope you will go and visit The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will take part in this "Ribbons and Buttons" Challenge.


Saturday, 10 June 2017

Challenge #196 - Wedding or Anniversary - Pink Gem Designs

Good Morning Gemsters, Im writing up this post a couple of weeks early due to the fact that Im hoping by the time this also goes live that I will be recovering from a operation, keep your fingers crossed all goes well. Well the update to this is I have now got my provisional operation date the 5th July, so Im really hoping that it goes ahead without any hiccups as its been a struggle to get this far but hoping once its done I can start to live some sort of normality again.
Anyway todays theme is all about "Weddings and Anniversary's" and if your anything like me I certainly do have a lot of these sort of cards to deal with during the year.
As always our brilliant sponsor and designer is Janet Roberts of Pink Gem Designs  do please go and visit the Pink Gem Designs website and see for yourself

what beautiful images and papers she has created for you to play with.
And here is the Card I created for this Challenge


These two are titled "Mr and Mrs Hedgie" and you will find them here, they are definitely a cute couple I printed them onto white card then used my copic pens to colour them, afterwards I used a Little B Heart shape die to cut them out and a fancy one from the same die set for the mount out of blue card, I have also stamped a sentiment on another piece of white card and used a smaller die to cut this out and again used a fancy one for the mount.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of blue card, the papers I have used are also from Pink Gem Designs and this design is titled "Blue Sweetheart" and you will find it here, I then used a piece of white lace to wrap around the right hand side of the card, then on top of this I have put a heart doily towards the left with my mounted image on towards and the mounted sentiment in the bottom right hand corner.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope you will pay a visit to the Pink Gem Designs Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will want to take part in this "Weddings and Anniversary" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://brownsugarchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://alphabetchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://colourcrazychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://crafting-with-friends.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://creativefingerschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://just-add-ink.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://jwscrapshack.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Challenge #297 - Flower Power - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers Im writing up this post a couple of weeks before it goes live and Im hoping by the actual date that it does I will be recovering from a operation (still not date, still waiting) so in the mean time Nikki one of my Design Team has been promoted to taking on the responsibility of running the Challenges for now, I do hope that you will support her every way you can Im really grateful to her, thank you my love.
This weeks Challenge is all about  "Flowers" and if your anything like me the more the merrier but of course with the postal charges going up all the time the cheapest way is to find colourful printed backing papers instead but on this card I have gone a bit mad hope you like the results.
But firstly you will want to know who our Sponsors are and as always our sponsers are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website


But as always it comes with the rule that you must have used one of their products on your card or project, this could be a Image, Paper or Printable and even if you dont, they will still give you 3 digi images of your own choice, so it really is a win win situation dont you think.
And now for the big reveal


and Im really pleased with the end result this little chap is called "Cheerful Humming Bird" and you will find him here, I printed him onto white card then used my copic pens to colour him, afterwards I used one of Sue Wilsons dies to cut him out and a fancy one for the mount out of beige card.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with the first mount out of the same beige card and the backing paper is also from the same digi image set and you will find it here,  I  used a sentiment from my stash which I stamped onto white card and cut in the same shape as the main image, this was then mounted on top of some beige card and placed in the bottom right hand corner.
I then placed my mounted image in the center and around it I used leaf dies and white and pink lily flowers, and to finish of I have used several different coloured Nuvo drops from Tonic, down the right hand side.
I do hope you like the result and if you do please do go and visit The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will want to take part in this "Flower Power" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://everybody-art-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://stampartpapel.com/category/comunidad/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/ 
                                           

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Challenge #294 - "Lace and Pearls" - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, Im writing this post up a few weeks early as Im thinking its possible in the next few weeks Im going to be rather busy with health problems so I do hope you will forgive me.
The Challenge this time is "Lace and Pearls" and Im sure if your anything like me you have hoards of them in your stash, and I had some really pretty lace with pearls sown into it as you will see on my card which I will post in a moment.
As always our sponsers are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website



But as always it comes with the rule that you must have used one of their products on your card or project, this could be a Image, Paper or Printable and even if you dont they will still give you 3 digi images of your own choice, so it really is a win win situation dont you think.
And now to show you my Card


This beautiful little lady is titled "The Bride" and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card then coloured her with my copic pens, after wards I used a oval die to cut her out, and a larger one with a pretty edge to put behind her, then I used a even bigger one and blue card for the mount.
I also used the same set of dies for the sentiment which is from my stash.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of blue card and the backing paper is also from the same design set as the image and you will find it here, I then used the piece of lace down the left hand side and attached it to the back of my first mount. I then placed the mounted image in the center with the sentiment in the bottom right hand corner, to finish of I have used some rose buds and some backing sprays and tied a red ribbon around them and created a bow and placed them in the top right hand corner.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and I do hope that you will want to take part in this "Lace and Pearls" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-

Saturday, 13 May 2017

Challenge #194 - Spring Fever - Pink Gem Challenges

Good Morning Gemsters, well its time for me to host the Challenge this time and for this one I chose the theme "Spring Fever" and Janet has some wonderful Images covering all aspects of the season so do please go and visit the Pink Gem Designs website and see for yourself


For my card I used two of the beautiful images from Pink Gem Designs so here is the Card I created I hope you like it


This Image is called "Bunny with Carrots" and you will find it here, I printed it onto white card then coloured it with my copic pens, afterwards I cut it out completely.
The "Green House" is also one of the Pink Gem Designs and you will find it here,  I actually used the coloured image this time and again I cut it out completely.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card and for the first mount I used a dark green card, the background paper is also from Pink Gem Designs and you will find it here, I then used a fence die from Sue Wilson to go across the back behind the green house, and cut out some grass from yet another die. As you can see I placed the greenhouse at the back in the center and placed my cut out rabbit in front towards the left. The sentiment was one I found on the internet and printed it and mounted it on yet another piece of green card.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope you will pay a visit to A Gem of a Challenge and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will want to take part in this "Spring Fever" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
https://colourcrazychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://craftforthecraic.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://crafting-with-friends.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://creativefingerschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://jwscrapshack.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://makingmemoriescrafting.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://morgansartworld.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://polkadoodle.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://simplypapercraftsforalloccassions.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Challenge #293 - Love is in the Air - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, well this weeks Challenge is all about Love so its a
"Love is in the Air" Challenge and I know that the girls have done a brilliant job of creating some stunning cards for you to see over on our Challenge Blog.
As always our sponsers are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website


But as always it comes with the rule that you must have used one of their products on your card or project, this could be a Image, Paper or Printable and even if you dont they will still give you 3 digi images of your own choice, so it really is a win win situation dont you think.
And for my Card I have used "Kisses" Image


and you will find it here, I printed the image onto white paper before colouring it with my copic pens, afterwards I used a square die to cut it out, and then a Nestabilitie Die for the mount out of green card. The sentiment is one I used from my stash and mounted this onto a piece of green card to.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of green card the papers are from The Paper Shelter to and this set is "Lets make a Picnic" paper set and you will find them here, I have used three papers and the first is a patchwork design and the two layers on top I have used a border punch down two of the edges and layered them on top of one another. The wrapped a wide piece of pink ribbon around the card and attached it to the back of the base mount.
I then placed my mounted image in the center with the sentiment in the bottom right hand corner. To finish of I have used several different colours of Nuvo drops to creat the pearls down the right hand side and the bottom left hand corner.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope that you will hop over to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and introduce yourselves to the new Team Member we have Natalie and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will want to take part in this Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenge:-
https://artisticinspirationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://colouringinscrapland.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://www.mycreativescoop.com/tag/color-inspiration-monday-link-up/ 
http://craftycardmakers.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://pammiesinkypinkieschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://scrapbookstampsocietychallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://thepapernestdollschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Challenge #291 - Birthday Card - The Paper Shelter Challenge

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, todays theme over on The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog is for a "Birthday Card" and as you know its probably the one thing that originally bought us all to creating cards I know it was for me so Im sure it will be a easy theme for you all to follow and we always look forward to seeing your projects.
As always our sponsers are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website


But as always it comes with the rule that you must have used one of their products on your card or project, this could be a Image, Paper or Printable and even if you dont they will still give you 3 digi images of your own choice, so it really is a win win situation dont you think.
And now to show you the Card I created for this Challenge.


This little man is called "Casual Boy" and you will find him here, I printed him onto white card then coloured him with my copic pens, afterwards I used a rectangle die to cut him out, then used a larger one and black card for the mount.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of black card and the paper I have used is also from the same image set "Casual Boy" and you will find it here, and then on top I placed my mounted image towards the left, I cut out the leave scrolls and laid them down the right hand side
and then on top I placed my sentiment which was typed on my computer and printed and placed on another piece of black card to mount it.
Now that youve seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will want to take part in this "Birthday Card" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges.
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://stampartpapel.com/category/comunidad/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Monday, 17 April 2017

Cutie Pie Challenge - "Bunnies and Chicks"

Good Morning Crafters, we were asked by our DT Leader Christine if we would take part in The Cutie Pie Challenge by creating a card "Bunnies and Chicks" as I am on the Pink Gem Designs Design Team and of course this Challenge is being sponsored by Janet and we thought it was a very good idea and was happy to oblige.


And here is the Card I created for the Challenge


 This little lady is titled "Sending Bunny Hugs" and you will find her here. I used a Card design and created this decoupaged image for this Challenge, as you can see by how much it pops away from the card there are several layers to mould to give it depth.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope that you will pay a visit to the Cutie Pie Challenge Blog and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this "Bunnies and Chicks Challenge".
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://avenue613.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://angiesdigitalstamps.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://cagichallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://craftingwhenwecanchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://dragonflydreamschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://kcclayoutchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Challenge #192 - "Ribbons and Lace" - Pink Gem Challenges

Good Morning Gemsters well this fortnights Challenge over on Pink Gem Challenges is "Ribbons and Lace" and we girls really love playing with these so I hope you like my card. Of course you want to know first who our sponsor is and that is Janet Roberts of Pink Gem Designs

and here is the card I created for this Challenge


This little lady is titled "Emma in a Hat" and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card then used my copic pens to colour her, afterwards I used the Little B circle dies to cut her out and a fancy one for the background, I used a stamp from my stash and layered this up on a smaller circle die from the same die set.
The large mount I attached lace all around the edge then stuck my image on top. The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of mauve card, the papers are also from Pink Gem Designs and this set is called "Sugar Cane" and you will find them here, I used two of the papers and layered them as shown in the photo, then attached a ribbon around the middle across the two edges of the papers.
I then placed my mounted image in the center with the sentiment in the bottom right hand corner, to finish of I have used several punches to cut out the flowers and moulded them afterwards I layered them up, and placed them on top of some punched out leaves in the bottom left hand corner. To finish of I used Nuvo drops in several of the corners.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope you will pay a visit to Pink Gem Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will want to take part in this "Ribbons and Lace" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://brownsugarchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://colourcrazychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://crafting-with-friends.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://jwscrapshack.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://morgansartworld.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://pattiescreationschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://polkadoodle.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://qkrstampede.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://reasonableribbon.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/challenges 
http://simplypapercraftsforalloccassions.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Challenge #289 - "Girl Power"- The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, well I hope you have got all your Easter Eggs by now, I know my two great grandsons will have a Easter Egg hunt in the garden this weekend and I know they will thoroughly enjoy it to.
Well this weeks theme is titled "Girl Power" and I think you will find something in your stash to cover this and I hope you like my choice of image when I add it to this post presently, but first I must let you know that our sponsors are The Paper Shelter


and as always they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website, and if you have used one of their products on your card they will offer you this whole amount to spend but if by chance you use another make they will still give you 3 digi images of your own choice so you really cannot loose by taking part can you? But please dont forget if you are entering more than once you are allowed 3 entries and at least one of these must carry one of our products either a Image, Paper or Printable.
And now to show you my card:-


This little lady is called "The Best Soccer Player" and you will find her here, we have in the family a very talented young lady who really not only loves playing Soccer but also Rugby so I thought this was a ideal image to use for her Birthday Card I hope you do to.
I printed her onto white card then coloured her with my copic pens, afterwards I used my Nestabilitie die to cut her out and a fancy one for the mount out of green card. The sentiment is one from my stash and the mount is a smaller one of the same die as the one used on the image.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of green card, the papers I have used are from Sweetshoppe Digi papers and this set are obviously about football, and I have used four of the papers and used a border punch along 3 on them and layered them up as shown.
I then placed a ribbon across the top and down the left side and attached it to the back of the first mount and then placed my mounted image towards the left and the sentiment at the bottom on the right. To finish off I have used three football buttons down the right hand edge at the top.
Now that youve seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will want to take part in this "Girl Power" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://cardsundmore-challengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://stampartpapel.com/category/comunidad/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Challenge #287 - Easter - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, well can you believe its almost Easter and the A Team decided we should get ahead with our Easter Cards so this weeks theme is all about creating a card for it.
But before I show you the card I have made you will want to know who is not only sponsoring us but also whose images we are using for this Challenge.


And they are offering you a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website and they have some really stunning images to play with this, and not only these but also printables and papers lots to choose from also they often have special offers to at really reasonable prices. But this is only if you have used one of their products on your card but even if you haven't they will still give you 3 digis of your own choice and you really cannot loose can you? Please can you remember you can enter three projects but at least one of them must carry one of products please.
And now to show the card I created for one of our granddaughters.


This little lady is titled "I am a Easter Bunny" and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card then coloured her with my copic pens, afterwards I used the Nestabilitie Egg Die and cut her out and created a pink mount for her out of pink card. The sentiment was also stamped onto the smallest diecut and cut a slightly larger one out of pink card for the mount.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white one with a first mount out of pink card, the papers are from Sweetshoppe Designs Papers and I have used 5 of the papers and used a Martha Stewart bunny border punch on all but one of the layers and then stuck them across the base mount and then wrapped a white ribbon around and attached it to the back of the mount.
The mounted image was then placed towards the left and the sentiment in the bottom right hand corner, to finish of I have used several of the novelty Easter buttons down the right side and along the bottom of my card.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this "Easter Time" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://cardsundmore-challengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://diecuttindivas.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://createsandmakes.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://stampartpapel.com/category/comunidad/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Saturday, 18 March 2017

Challenge #190 - "Boys Birthday" - Pink Gem Designs

Good Morning Gemsters well the last two weeks have been extremely difficult for me but Im hoping that I will soon maybe gets things sorted health wise but trying to do so I may have another flare up and in the last four months I have had 4 and each time its getting more painful and taking longer to sort out, I suffer with torturous Diverticulitus and its not easy to manage for sure. Anyway I think I had better change the subject as Im sure you dont need to know all the nasty details, this months Challenge is "Boys Birthday" and as one of my great grandsons is potty about Dinosaurs I thought the image I have used would be ideal.
As always we are being sponsored by Janet of Pink Gem Designs


And you really should pay a visit to The Pink Gem Designs website here to see what fabulous images and papers she has to offer so do please go and browse and see for yourself.
Here is the result of my Card


This Image is titled "Monsters Party" and you will find it here, I printed it onto white card then coloured it with my copic pens, I then cut it out with my nestabilitie die and mounted it onto a larger one cut out of green card. I also did a similar thing with the sentiment.
The base card is 6.50"x 6.50" white card and the first mount is green card and on top of this I have used the "Fabusaurus" Papers and you will find them here, they are also from Pink Gem Designs, I have used four of the papers, the first one is a green background with flowers on, the the other three papers I have used in different sizes and along the edges I have used a EK Success Dinosaur's border punch and layered them up as shown in the photo.
I then placed my mounted image as shown also in the photo and the sentiment in the bottom right hand corner and to finish of I have used several dinosaur buttons down the right hand side and the bottom left hand corner.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope you will pay a visit to the Pink Gem Designs Challenge Blogspot and see for yourself the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will want to take part in this "Boys Birthday" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
https://colourcrazychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://crafting-with-friends.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://creativefingerschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://cutitupchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://daringcardmakers.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://jwscrapshack.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://morgansartworld.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://polkadoodle.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://simplypapercraftsforalloccassions.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Challenge #285 - "Away with the Fairies"

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, well the theme over on The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog is "Away with the Fairies" as youve probably heard from me before one of my daughters says thats what I am and bought me a placard to put on my door, I hope it doesnt mean Im dopey it hopefully means I get rather distracted with my thoughts.
Anyway as always we are being sponsored by The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30 to


spend on their website, but this is providing you have used one of their products on your project being a Image, Papers or Printable but even if you have you will still receive 3 digi Images of your own choice so its certainly worth taking part in our Challenge. But please remember you are only allowed to enter 3 projects/cards and at least one of these must have one of our products on one of your cards/project.
And now to show you my Card.


This little lady is "Dew Drop" and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card then coloured her with my copic pens and cut her our with my Nestabilitie Die, I did the same thing with the sentiment which is a stamp from my stash, and used a smaller die from the same die set to cut it out and mount it onto green card.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of green card the papers are from the "Zoe Spring" paper set from The Paper Shelter and you will find them here. I have used 4 papers from the set the first one is a pale blue with slightly darker leaf pattern on it, the second is lilac one and I used a leave border down the edge the third paper is a green paper with flowers on and I used the leaf border punch down the edge like the lilac one, the fourth paper is a pink one and I used the same border punch on this to.
On top of these papers I used a pale green card strip and used the same border punch from Martha Steward and laid it down the card about a 3rd of the way in, and for the last strip down the outer edge I used a dark green strip of card and a larger border leaf border punch also from Martha Steward.
I laid my mounted image towards the top of my card and the sentiment below it towards the right. To finish of I have used Nuvo drops down the right side in several colours. I hope you like what you see and will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the Challenge Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will want to take part in this "Away with the Fairies" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://cardsundmore-challengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://citycrafter.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://everybody-art-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Saturday, 11 March 2017

DT Card for The Crafty Friends Challenge - "For a Child"

Good Morning Crafters, we were asked by our DT Leader Christine if we would take part in The Crafty Friends Challenge by creating a card "For a Child" as I am on the Pink Gem Designs Design Team and of course this Challenge is being sponsored by Janet and we thought it was a very good idea and was happy to oblige.


And here is the Card I created for the Challenge


This young Man is "Andy with Football" Kit from Pink Gem Designs and you will find him here. I printed him onto white photo paper and the decoupage sheet I cut out and molded it and stuck it on top of the image with silicone glue. I then added the Birthday sentiment in the top left hand corner.
I hope you like the results and then you will take a visit to Crafty Friends Challenge Blog and hopefully it will inspire you to take card in the "For a Child" Challenge.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
https://colourcrazychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://crafting-with-friends.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://jwscrapshack.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://makingmemoriescrafting.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://polkadoodle.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://simplypapercraftsforalloccassions.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://qkrstampede.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Challenge #283 - "Animal Magic" - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, well we are now into the third month of the year and so far other than watching the Daffodils flower and crocus's its not showing to much of Spring yet, hopefully it wont be long before the trees start to leaf up and it makes us feel brighter, Spring is one of the best times of the year and I cannot help loving it.
Anyway todays Challenge is "Animal Magic" and Im sure that shouldnt be a problem for you we all have images of animals among our stash of goodies so hopefully it wont be for you either and you can take part in our Challenge this Week, but before I show you my own card I want to tell you who our sponsors are and they are The Paper Shelter


And they are offering a fabulous prize of $30 to spend on their website if you use one of our products and even if you dont use one of them either a image, paper or printable and you are picked as our winner you will still receive 3 digi images of your own choice so its a win win situation and you really cannot loose by giving it a go. But please remember you can enter 3 times but you must use one of our products on one of your entries.
And now for my Card I do hope you like it, I have two great grandsons who absolutely love dinosaurs so I thought this would be a fabulous card for one of them.


This image is called "Best Day of my Life" and you will find this image here, I printed it onto white card then coloured it with my copic pens, afterwards I used a oval die to cut it out and a fancy one for the mount out of green card. The sentiment was treated in the same way and was also mounted on a fancy mount out of green card.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of green card the papers I have used are from Pink Gem Designs and are called "Fabusaurus" and I thought theyd be ideal for this card and I have used three of the papers and cut them diagonally and used a dinosaur border punch from MK to cut the edges then layered it up as shown in the photo.
I then placed my image in the center with the sentiment below in the right hand corner, and to finish of I have used 5 dinosaur buttons down the right side and in the bottom left hand corner.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of my very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and I do hope you will give it a try and take part in the Challenge.
But before I finally finish my blog post I want to send my love and prayers to one of my fellow DT members Patty as she is incapacitated at the moment due to a broken shoulder and had a operation on it on Monday and I sincerely hope she is now on the mend and will be back with us soon as I miss her and so do the girls.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://inkychicks.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://paperminutes.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://tiddlyinkschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://tuesdaythrowdown.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Challenge #188 - "Your Favourite Colour Combo" - Pink Gem Designs Challenge

Good Morning Gemsters, I really dont know where the time flies to, before you know it we are half way through another month and its time for the Pink Teams turn to host a Challenge and this time we want to see "Your Favourite Colour Combo" and of course for me its "Purple and Pink" and I am so lucky to have a choice of Janets beautiful images to play with, but first you will want to know who our sponsor is and that is Janet Roberts of Pink Gem Designs you really should pay a visit to her website to see her beautiful images, papers and printables as she has some fabulous designs to fit any occasion.


And here is the Card I created for this Challenge:-

This little lady is "Grace with Teddy" and you will find her here. I printed her onto white card then used my copic pens to colour her, afterwards I used my Nestabilitie die to cut it out and a fancy one for the mount our of mauve card. The sentiment is one from my stash and I have also mounted this onto a fancy die from the same die set.
The base card is 6.50"x 6.50" white card and the first mount is out of mauve card and the papers are also from Pink Gem Designs and this one is "Small Daisies" and you will find them here. I have used sever of the papers and my Martha Steward border punch down the edges of the layers, and then I used a mauve ribbon down the card on the left hand side.
I then used a circle doily and placed this towards the top and my mounted image on top with the sentiment in the bottom right hand corner. I then used the Sue Wilson Cape Daisy die to create the three daisies in the bottom left hand corner, I used some of the paper left overs to create them. To finish of I have used Nuvo pearl drops in the top right hand corner.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope you will pay a visit to the Pink Gem Designs Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you to will take part in our "Your Favourite Colour Combo" Challenge.



Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Challent #281 - Be my Valentine - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers and a very Happy Valentines Day to you All for yesterday and yes I know Im a day late but I hope you received that special Card from that very special person, my own sweet hubby bought me a Steiff Bear so what more can a girl ask for, Im really lucky to have a wonderful hubby and he and I will have been married 17 years in September and I cannot say what a joy it has been, being as it was my second marriage hes certainly my soul mate.
Anyway thats enough chatter from me as this weeks Challenge as you can guess is all about "Valentines Day" and Im sure that most of us has been busy with making those special cards and with The Paper Shelter we are so lucky to be able to choose some fabulous images to play with, but before I show you my own card you will want to know what and who is our sponsors and the fabulous prize they are offering you.
Firstly we are being sponsored by The Paper Shelter and they are offering a prize of $30 to spend on their website


The whole prize is offered to the winner who is picked by Random Org providing they have used one of images on their card, but even if you havent you will still receive 3 digi image of  your own choice and you really cant loose can you. You will find lots of beautiful images, papers and printables on their website The Paper Shelter.
Please dont forget if you wish to enter more than once, you are allowed to take part in the Challenge for three entries and one of these must carry one of our products to be eligible for the prize.
And now for the big reveal, I hope you like the result.


You have to smile at this image which is called "Give me a Kiss", its so cheeky and you will find it here, I printed this image onto white card then used my copic pens to colour it, afterwards I used a Little B's Heart Die to cut it out and the fancy one out of blue card for the mount. I also used the same die in a smaller size for the sentiment and also mounted this onto blue card.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of blue card the papers I used are from Sweetshoppe Designs and its called "Heart Attack" and I have used two of the papers as shown in the photo, the second one I used a Martha Stewart border punch and I placed this down in the middle of my card.
The mounted image was then placed in the center on top of a Heart Shape Doily and the sentiment was then placed in the bottom right hand corner. To finish of I have used heart shaped buttons in the top right and bottom left hand corners.
Now that youve seen my Card I do hope that you will go and visit The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and see what the rest of the very talented Design Team have created for your inspiration and I do hope you will want to take part in our "Be My Valentine" Challenge and we look forward to seeing your cards or projects.
This Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
http://cardsundmore-challengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://diecuttindivas.blogspot.co.uk/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://everybody-art-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.co.uk/ 
http://tuesdaythrowdown.blogspot.co.uk/