Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Hello

It’s time for a new challenge at The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog and this time the challenge is…..

‘Flower Power’.

This week, as always, we are sponsored by The Paper Shelter and Veronica & Pedro are offering a fabulous prize of $30 to spend at their site.

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If you use a TPS image in your creation you will receive the full $30 to spend on their gorgeous designs, and if you haven’t used a TPS image then you will win 3 Digis of your choice from their site.

I’m using the pretty Spring Soul image to create my card today.

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My image was printed onto Cryogen White cardstock and coloured with Copic Markers.

The colours I’ve used are: Skin - E11, E00, E000, R20; Hair - E44, E42, E40; Clothes - BG96, BG93, BG90; Flowers - R05, R02, R01, Y21, Y00.

Here’s a close up of the image.

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Here’s one last look.

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Supplies:
Stamps: Spring Soul (The Paper Shelter), A Dozen Thoughts (Stampin’ Up)
Card: Confetti White, Sage Shadow, Riding Hood Red (retired Stampin’ Up), Cryogen White
Papers: P1502 Confession - Storyteller Collection (Kaisercraft)
Ink & Markers: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers
Dies & Punches: XXL Square Frames Frilly #6 (Go Kreate), Large Classic & Scallop Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinder), LR0240 (Marianne Design), Memory Tag (Magnolia Doohickeys), Small Oval Punch (retired Stampin’ Up)
Accessories: White Shabby Seam Binding (Live & Love Crafts), Pearls, Lace (stash), Flowers (Wild Orchid Crafts, Kort & Godt)

If you haven’t already stopped by The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog then please do so you can check out the wonderful creations the rest of the DT have come up with.

I’m entering my card into the following challenges:

Come and Get It - Tic Tac Toe (Design Paper, Sentiment, 2 or more layers)

Suzy Bee’s Bloomin’ Challenge - #81 Anything Goes with a twist,,,make it girly

Creative Corner Challenges - Anything Goes

Digitally Sweet - #138 April Showers Bring May Flowers

Simply Papercraft - #5 Anything Goes

Nikki

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Sweet Tilda Birthday

I’m back today to share my latest creation for Midweek Magnolia. Our new challenge is…

‘Shaped Cards’
(no squares or rectangles)

I’ve created a Balloon Easel Card to share with you today using the gorgeous ‘Sweet Tilda with Balloon’ image from the Animal of the Year Collection by Magnolia.

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My image has been stamped onto X-Press It Blending card using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and coloured my image with Copic Markers.The colours I’ve used are: Skin - E11, E00, E000, R20; Hair - E47, E57, E55, E53, E51; Clothes - R02, R01, R00; Balloon - BG72, BG70.

Here’s a close up of my image.

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Here’s one of the card open.

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The template for this card is by Sandra from Sandra’s Scrapshop.

Our challenge is sponsored by Magnolia Sweden who offer a fabulous prize to the lucky Challenge Winner. If you haven’t already stopped by Midweek Magnolia, pop on over and check out the wonderful creations the rest of the DT have created to inspire you, then get creating and join in our challenge for your chance to win.

Supplies:
Stamps; Sweet Tilda with Balloon (Magnolia), Remembering Your Birthday (Stampin’ Up)
Card: Whisper White (Stampin’ Up), X-Press It Blending Card
Paper: Sweet Sorbet (Stampin’ Up)
Ink & Markers: Pool Party (Stampin’ Up), Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers
Dies & Punches: Monarch Butterfly (Martha Stewart)
Accessories: Pool Party Seam Binding, Whisper White stitched grosgrain ribbon, Calypso Coral Baker’s Twine, Antique Brad, Pearls (Stampin’ Up), Silhouette Cameo.

I’m entering my card into the following challenges:

Come and Get It - Ribbon & Bling

Tilda’s Town - #155 Happy Everything

QKR Stampede - #139 Balloons

QKR

Nikki

Friday, May 15, 2015

Pretty Little Party Girl….

It’s time for a new challenge over at ABC Challenges.

Our challenge for you today is

‘J is for Jewels’.

We want to see lots of rhinestones and/or pearls on your creations.

Our sponsors for this challenge are All Dressed Up and The Ribbon Girl.

I’m using one of the pretty Three Little Party Girl images from All Dressed Up on my card today along with some papers from My Mind’s Eye.

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I’ve printed my image onto Cryogen White cardstock and coloured with Copic Markers.

The colours I’ve used are as follows:

Skin – E11, E00, E000, R20; Hair – E47, E57, E55, E53, E51; Clothes - BG13, BG11, BG10, RV11

Here’s a closer look at the image.

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Supplies:
Stamps: Three Little Party Girl - 01 (All Dressed Up)
Card: Coastal Cabana & Naturals White (Stampin’ Up), Cryogen White cardstock
Paper: ‘Adorbs’ Designer Paper Pad (My Mind’s Eye)
Ink & Markers: Copic Markers
Dies & Punches: Large Frames Frilly #15 (Go Kreate), Large Classic & Scallop Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinder), Small Lacy Border Die (La La Land Crafts)
Accessories: Rhinestones.

If you haven’t already stopped by ABC Challenges and checked out what the rest of the DT have created then please do so now.

I’m entering my card into the following challenges.

Addicted to Stamps - #144 CAS

The Crafter’s Cafe - #116 Feminine

Nikki

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Something to Smile About….

It’s time for a new challenge at The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog and this time the challenge is…..

‘Charming.

This means we want to see Metal Charms on your creations.

This week, as always, we are sponsored by The Paper Shelter and Veronica & Pedro are offering a fabulous prize of $30 to spend at their site.

Challenge prize badge

If you use a TPS image in your creation you will receive the full $30 to spend on their gorgeous designs, and if you haven’t used a TPS image then you will win 3 Digis of your choice from their site.

I’ve made this pretty card today using the gorgeous ‘Charming Spring Girl’ image from The Paper Shelter and some pretty papers from Kaisercraft’s XO Collection.

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My image was printed onto Cryogen White cardstock and coloured with Copic Markers. The colours I’ve used are: Skin - E11, E00, E000, E0000, R20; Hair - E49, E47, E44, E42; Clothes & Hat - BG72, BG70, R02, R01, R00, R27, R24, R22, R20.

Here’s a close up of the image.

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I’ve used a mixture of dies from Marianne Design, Magnolia & Spellbinders. The edge on the base card is using a Martha Stewart ‘Around the Page’ punch. Some gorgeous lace, some pretty ribbon, a few pearls, an arrangement of flowers and a little ‘metal charm’ bird, complete my card.

For a closer look at the charm….

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And one last photo…

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Supplies:
Stamps: Charming Spring Girl (The Paper Shelter), Petite Pairs (Stampin’ Up)
Card: Crisp Cantaloupe, Baja Breeze, Very Vanilla (Stampin’ Up), Cryogen White
Papers: XO Collection - 6 1/2” Paper Pad (Kaisercraft)
Ink & Markers: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers
Dies & Punches: Large Classic & Scallop Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Memory Tag (Magnolia Doohickey), LR0240 & LR0270 (Marianne Design), Flourish Lace ‘Around the Page’ Punch (Martha Stewart), Small Oval Punch (Stampin’ Up)
Accessories: Baja Breeze Seam Binding, Whisper White Bakers Twine, Pearls (Stampin’ Up), Flowers (Wild Orchid Crafts), Lace & metal charm (stash)

If you haven’t already stopped by The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog then please do so you can check out the wonderful creations the rest of the DT have come up with.

I’m entering my card into the following challenges:

Robyn’s Fetish - #263 Lots of Layers

Stamping Sensations - Flower Power

Allsorts - Die Cuts (more than 2)

Di’s Digi Designs - Load on those Flowers

Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - #90 Spring Has Sprung!

Nikki