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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Teddies and hearts

There’s a new sketch challenge over at Catch the Bug and I made a card using the image Teddy bear topper, colored with Promarkers.

I used pieced and sticthed dies to cut out a frame of kraft. One part of the frame was stenciled and then put in place with foam tape. I added a few die cut hearts, lace from my stash and a sentiment.

This card is also for:
Send a Smile for Kids - Valentines 4 Kids or Anything Goes 4 Kids
Crafting By Designs - Corners, Borders and Frames

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Bugaboo Birthday Bash Day 5 - Make us laugh

Over at Catch the Bug we're having a week long birthday bash - Bugaboo is celebrating its 9th birthday.  You can see a list of all the challenges for this event here.

For day 5 we have the theme of 'Make s laugh'.

I made my card using a stepper card die and  a white paper with striped texture. A colored image, 3 sequins and a die cut banner with a sentiment from Poppy.

This card is also for:
Die Cuttin' Divas - #403 Birthday

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Bugaboo Birthday Bash Day 4 - BINGO (and a new release)

Over at Catch the Bug we're having a week long birthday bash - Bugaboo is celebrating its 9th birthday.
You can see a list of all the challenges for this event here.

For day 4 we have a BINGO board.  I chose the bottom row of ribbon+tag+stripes.

I made my card using the new release image, which will be part of the winner's set.
I used Promarkers and a white gel pen for coloring. I masked the image and used a stencil and brushed on the ink to make the background.
The DP with stripes was a leftover piece, the tag is stamped and I used seambinding ribbon and enamel dots from my stash.

This card is also for:
Simply Create Too - #145 ANYTHING GOES - NO TWIST
I love Promarkers - #375 Anything Goes

Monday, January 14, 2019

Bugaboo Birthday Bash Day 2 - Sketch

Over at Catch the Bug we're having a week long birthday bash - Bugaboo is celebrating its 9th birthday. For day 2 we have a sketch. 

I made my card using the image Rose Monster. I colored the image with Promarkers. The DPs are from Kaiserkraft one has a lovely velvety texture. I distressed the edges with brown ink.

You can see a list of all the challenges for this event here.

This card is also for:
Crafty Catz - #444 ANYTHING GOES WITH OPTIONAL TWIST: BIRTHDAYS
The Crafty Addicts - #55 Anything Goes
Passion For Promarkers Challenge  - #475 Dies and/or Punches

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Bugaboo Birthday Bash Day 1 - Monster Party

Over at Catch the Bug we're having a week long birthday bash - Bugaboo is celebrating its 9th birthday.
For day 1 the theme is "Monster Party".

I made my card using the image  Birthday Monster Balloon. I colored the image with Promarkers to match the colors of the DP from Kaiserkraft. I heat embossed the sentiment with silver embossing powder on vellum and added a few enamel dots.

This card is also for:
Dream Valley Challenges - #193 ANYTHING GOES
Get Creative Challenges - #76 ANYTHING GOES
Papercraft Challenges- #28 Celebrate

Inkspirational #178 - Use Kraft

Time for a new challenge at Inkspirational and this time we want you to use kraft onyour pojects. Please head over to the challenge blog for inspiration from the rest of the team.

 For my card I used a new to me flower stamp set from Altenew. It was gifted to me just before Christmas. I heat embossed with white on kraft and fussy cut. For the tag with the sentient I used stamps from Avery Elle. I also used an embossing folder, a circle die, leaf dies and pearls. To make the shaped card base I used dies from Go Kreate.

This card is also for:
Cardz 4 Galz - #87 New Year, New Stash
Back To Basics- #19 A Shaped Card
Stamping Sensations - Fabulously Feminine

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Stripes and Hearts

There’s a new sketch challenge over at Catch the Bug and I made a card using the image Pup hearts 01, colored with Promarkers.

Having a sketch to work with this card came together really quickly. I used both sides of one sheet of DP and just added a die cut border and frame as well as a sentiment, it was staped with a Penny Black stamp.

This card is also for:
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - #22 Anything Goes with a Critter
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything Goes with Patterned Paper
Passion For Promarkers Challenge - #474 Add a Sentiment

Saturday, January 5, 2019

First 2019 Catch the Bug challenge - Anything goes

There’s a new challenge over at Catch the Bug and it's Anything goes. I made a card with the image Kidz Jack Birthday Balloons.

I colored the image with Promarkers to match the colors of the DP from Kaiserkraft.
I used a MFT stitched die, added a stamped tag (Avery Elle) with a birthday greeting and three enamel dots from my stash.

This card is also for:
Alphabet Challenge - U IS FOR STITCHING - REAL OR FAUX
Creative Knockouts - #278 Celebrations
Cute Card Thursday - #562 Anything Goes

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Inkspirational - CASE challenge

It's time for a new challenge at Inkspirational and this time we have a CASE challenge. Please head over to the challenge blog for inspiration from the rest of the team.

I chose to CASE one of my previous cards in 2018 (link to its post is here) made with a deer die from Marianne. I chose the samme layout, but for my new card I used only one DP and I stamped the sentiment.

This is also for:
4 Crafty Chicks - #435 Anything Goes / Twist of Sparkle & Shine
Cute N' Crafty Christmas - #3 Anything Christmas or winter

    Tuesday, December 25, 2018

    Margaret calendar January

    Tuesday is "New release day" over at Catch the Bug, and this is Margaret calendar January.

    I chose to use her for a birthday celebration card. She's all dressed up for her big day, and I gave her firewoks with the help from dies from Lawn Fawn.

    A glitter frame, sequins and frantage added a bit of sparkle.


    Sunday, December 16, 2018

    Final Catch the Bug challenge in 2018

    There’s a new challenge over at Catch the Bug - the final one in 2018 - and this time we have a bingo board.
    The image is Candy cane snowman, colored with Promarkers. I used a snowflake embossing folder, but I kept a cicle shaped area non-embossed and brushed on some blue DI. Fun foam die cut snowflakes and a die cut+Dymo sentiment were added.

    This card is also for:The 30 Best Christmas Books of All Time – The Mission – Medium
    The Library Challenge - The Snowman
    Daring Cardmakers - SNOWFLAKES FALLING
    Winter Wonderland - ANYTHING CHRISTMAS GOES 

    Saturday, December 15, 2018

    Inkspirational Photo Challenge - gold and white

    Time for a new challenge at Inkspirational and this time we have a photo challenge for you. Please head over to the challenge blog for inspiration from the rest of the team.


    For my card I was inspired by the pattern of the white and gold napkin, I rummaged through my stash of DPs and found one that matches. I used a deer head die cut from Marianne, heat embossed with gold EP, attached it to a star DP and added sequins and a sentiment.

    This card is also for:
    Shopping Our Stash - #384 Tis The Season
    Cards in Envy - THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS

    Saturday, December 8, 2018

    Snowmen and Friends Duo

    Christmas Chaos week at Catch the Bug is over and we're back to our regular schedule. This Saturday it's Anything Goes week.

    The image is  Snowmen and Friends Duo, colored with Promarkers and glittered up with WoS and glitter glue. And there's frantage for snow.

    I used one DP but cut a strip for layering.The sentiment is heat embossed and I added a few sequins.

    This card is also for:
    Cardz 4 Galz - #86 Non Traditional Christmas Colours
    Moving along with the Times - #86 Anything Christmas
    Christmas Crafts All Year Round - Anything Goes 

    Thursday, December 6, 2018

    Bugaboo Christmas Chaos day 6 - Colors

    Over at Catch the Bug we're preparing for Christmas - it's Christmas Chaos week with lots of prizes to be won. For day 6 we have a color challenge.

    I colored up an image from the Snowman Block Set and cut it with a stitched die. I used a DP from Lawn Fawn again and added a few holly leaves, red berries and a Dymo+die cut sentiment.

    This card is also for:
    Sweet Stampin - Snowmen/women
    Dream Valley Challenges - #192 CHRISTMAS
    The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - #42 Anything Christmas Goes

    Wednesday, December 5, 2018

    Bugaboo Christmas Chaos day 5 - Photo

    Over at Catch the Bug we're preparing for Christmas - it's Christmas Chaos week with lots of prizes to be won. For day 5 we have a photo challenge.

    For this card I used one of the newest images in the store, Snowmen Snowflakes Collage which you can find here. I colored it with Promarkes and added a bit of glitter glue. The DP is Lawn Fawn and I used a snowflake and frame die, and the tag with sentiment is from an Avery Elle stamp set.

    This card is also for:
    Cardz 4 Guyz - #209 Snowman
    Cute N' Crafty Christmas - #1 Anything Christmas
    Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything Goes with Patterned Paper

    Sunday, December 2, 2018

    Bugaboo Christmas Chaos day 2 - Sketch

    Over at Catch the Bug we're preparing for Christmas - it's Christmas Chaos week with lots of prizes to be won. For day 2 we have sketch.

    I used 3 hearts found in the Bugaboo shop here. I used blue, red and grey Promarkers.
    DP fro Lawn Fawn, lace fom my stash and a Christmas/New Year's greeting in Nowegian.

    This card is also for:
    Crafter's Cafe - #209 Lace/Chistmas
    Artistic Inspirations - #209 ANYTHING GOES
    Crafty Friends Challenge - #98 Christmas

    Saturday, December 1, 2018

    Bugaboo Christmas Chaos day 1 - Snow

    Over at Catch the Bug we're preparing for Christmas - it's Christmas Chaos week with lots of prizes to be won. For day 1 we have a nice and simple challenge theme - make a project that incluudes some type of snow.


    I used  a snowan, colored with Promarkers, a falling snow embossing folder and die cut snowflakes.

    This card is also for:
    Papercraft Challenges - #24 Lots of Dimension
    Try It On Tuesday - Winter Wonderland
    I love Promarkers - #369 Anything Goes/Option of Christmas

     

     

    Inkspirational - Anything Christmas Goes

    Time for a new challenge at Inkspirational. This time the theme is 'Anything Christmas goes'. Please head over to the challenge blog to see what the rest of the crew have made.

    For my card I used a Penny Black stamp with branches and berries. I stamped it with black and red ink and used a frosted glitter powder on top and heat embossed.
    I used silver embossing powder for the die cut 'merry'. A die cut stitched silver panel was used as a frame.

    This card is also for:
    Always Fun Challenges - #86 ANYTHING GOES
    Crafty Creations -Anything Goes

    Monday, November 26, 2018

    Christmas card for a Harry Potter fan

    There’s a new sketch challenge over at Catch the Bug and this is my take on it. 

    One of my nephews is into Harry Potter at the moment so I chose the image Potter Magical Christmas, colored with Promarkers and a silver gel pen.
    The DP is Lawn Fawn and I stamped the bow using a stamp from Avery Elle. 

    This card is also for:
    Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - #413 Anything Christmas Goes
    Send a Smile for Kids - Anything Goes 4 Kids
    The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - #41 Anything Christmas Goes

    Saturday, November 17, 2018

    Bingo + Christmas

    I have made this card for this week's challenge over at Catch the Bug - it's bingo week - my choice was top horizontal row.


    The image is Snow friends, colored with red and grey Promarkers, blue DI and glitter, glue and embossing, were used. Dynamo and die cut sentiment, seambinding ribbon with a little metal bell attached. Paper from Tim Holtz.

    This card is also for:
    Aud Sentiments Challenge - #215 Ribons & Bows +A Sentiment
    C.R.A.F.T. W,5E #491 Christmas
    Addicted to Stamps and More - #318 Holiday

    Inkspirational DT card and wreaths for Twofer Card challenge


    Today I have two cards to share for the Twofer Card challenge #11 where the theme is `wreath`. For both cards I used a wreath die from Hero Arts. 

    Card #1) Inkspirational DT card - Magic
    My first card is my DT inspiration card for Inkspirational - our theme is "magic". Polar bears and sentiment from Lawn Fawn, paper from Tmm Holtz and die cut snowflakes and sentiment.
    Please head over to the Inkspirational blog to see what the rest of the crew have made.
    This card is also for:
    Cutie Pie Challenge - #129 WINTER LAYERS
    Moving along with the Times - #84 Winter Animals
    Fab 'n' Funky - #416 Include an Animal
     


    Card #2) Autumnal birthday card  
    Here I used the Hero Arts wreath and dies from Tim Holtz,
    This card is also for:
    Crafty Cardmakers - #222 LOTS OF LAYERS
    Crafting By Designs - Give Thanks/Autumn Colors
    Crafty Creations - Always Anything Goes
    Die Cuttin' Divas - #395 Birthday 







        Thursday, November 15, 2018

        Three snowmen in pink, blue and green

        Thursday is "Oldie but Goodie" day over at Catch the Bug, and this is my DT card featuring Three snowmen, colored with Promarkers in colors inspired by the challenge over at 52CCT.

        I mounted the image on top a heat emossed and inked panel, added a die ct border ribbon and a metal charm. 

        This card is also for:
        52 Christmas Card Throwdown - Color Challenge
        Sparkles Christmas Challenge - #95 Embossing
        Addicted to Stamps - #168 Ribbon

        Tuesday, November 13, 2018

        Blue and white Christmas card

        My card today features two cozied up polar bears from Lawn Fawn. I fussy cut them and paper pieced their scarf from a left over piece of Lawn Fawn paper. I stamped the trees on another scrap piece and added glitter glue.
        I used blue and black DIs for the background, heat embossed the sentiment and added two die cut snowflakes and a die cut frame.

        This card is for:
        Christmas with the Cuties - #21 WRAP UP WARM
        Crafty Calendar - Paper Piecing

        Saturday, November 10, 2018

        Bear chef

        I have made this card for this week's challenge over at Catch the Bug - the theme is 'something  yummy'.
         I used a little bear chef, colored with Promarkers and fussy cut. I made my layers with papers from Tim Holtz and an embossed paper.
        I added a Christmas greeting and ribbon.

        https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-WOZJB--nGzU/W9i59AEu0oI/AAAAAAAAaT8/e7J26RQxI30VMi7M913cXvWIiMCHB1gxwCLcBGAs/s320/bbb15Sketch.jpg


        This card is also for:
        Back To Basics - #15 Sketch
        Send a Smile for Kids - Happy Holidays / Anything Goes 4 Kids
        Crafter's Cafe - #207 Male

        Monday, November 5, 2018

        My fourth Christmas gift tag this year

        I've made this tag for Catch the Bug's Anything But a card Monday post.

        Each year I set myself the goal of making all the Christmas gift tags. Maybe this will be the year I will actually reach my goal?

        This is the fourth gift tag I’ve made so far, featuring a snowman from Bugaboo, placed onto a stenciled background using a Memory Box stencil, blue DI and a brush. I also stamped a Christmas greeting and added ribbon and twine.

        This tag is also for:
        Craftaholics R Us - Tags Only
        Craft Rocket Challenges - #54 Christmas Is Coming
        Merry Little Christmas Challenge Blog - #4 Anything Goes