Monthly Archives: November 2009

Gift card for my Nephew

I had to make something to put my Nephew’s Christmas pressie in. I got him a gift certificate from amazon (9 year old boys are a bit of a pain to buy for, especially when they live so far away) I decided a card with a pocket inside would work so I took the sketch from Creative Inspirations and the Indigo Blue from ABC Challenge and made my card. The Challenges from Cute Card Thursday and C.R.A.F.T challenge also fit this one quite well. Here it is

Ingredients
Dustin Pike Image coloured with Copics
Papers from Complete Cardmaking Magazine CD
Daisy and Dandilion “A Winters Tale” Paper
Penny Black stamp for greeting
Ribbon & Peel off

Christmas Stitched snowman

This is the first time I have done something like this on a card, we all did one at our craft group last night and it was great fun. I remember my Dad used to make pictures like this with nails and thread, some of them were awesome. There were a couple of challenges that called for Christmas cards namely Charisma Cards,  and Papertake Weekly Challenges, so here is my card.

Ingredients
Blank Card
Silver thread
Beads
Peel off

Sunday Sketch and stamp 16

Wow, a whole fortnight has gone by so quickly, where the heck does the time go. When someone finds it please could they let me have a few weeks back please lol Its Sunday Sketch and Stamp time again and the lady that introduced me to it is going to LOVE my card, well, the colour of it anyway as it is right up her street. so here we are, just for Ger:

Ingredients
Squiggle stamps Daisy Sitting Pretty and Cupcake coloured with copics
Freebie papers from various magazines
Ribbon
Colorbok Rhinestones
Nestabilities
Royal Langnickel card blank

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

I love saturdays, there are so many great challenges to choose from, the real challenge is deciding which ones to do so here is my list:
Sketch Saturday had another really cool sketch to work from
Allsorts Challenge was to use a Christmas carol or song title for your inspiration
Kraftin Kimmie had the theme of Merry Christmas Happy Winter
One Stop Craft Challenge wanted snowflakes
and last but not least Penny Black whose topic was Winter Wonderland
So here is my card

Ingredients
Dustin pike image coloured with Copics
Penny Black Let it Snow stamp – trimmed & coloured with Sakura pens
Papers from Complete Cardmaking Magazine CD
Paper Artsy Ribbon
Cuttlebug Embossing folders
Card Blank from Craft Creations

Friday sketchers 79

I seem to have done it again, I am not sure what these 2 challenge blogs heve, but this is at least the 2nd time that I have combined the 2 lol Friday Sketches have another great sketch up this week and Something Completely Different called for Blue / white and snowflakes.

Ingredients
Bildmalarna stamp Tossa Lamp coloured with Copics
Paper from Complete Cardmaking Magazine CD
Papermania Greeting
Silver Mirri Card
Royal Langnickel card blank
Snowflakes and gems

Adorable Kai

I adore this little cutie from Mo’s Digital Pencil, he is just THE cutest little baby ever (well maybe mine were cuter as babies, but every Mum says that) I had to do something with him so I took the sketch from Charisma Cardz Blog, and added the challenge from Three Clovers Designs who called for a Christmas card with no red or green and here he is

Ingredients
Kai image from Mos Digital Pencil coloured with Copic Ciao
Royal Langnickel card blank
Papers from Complete Cardmaking Magazine CD
Papermania adhesive shimmer dots
See D’s stamps – Christmas Greetings
Heat it Up embossing power
Ribbon and charm

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge 42

I had a wee bit of time yesterday evening and found this sketch on the Flourishes blog and Creative inspirations called for some sparkle so here is what I came up with:

Ingredients
Dustin Pike image coloured with Copic Ciao
Anitas card blank
Paper from Complete Cardmaking Magazine
Sakura Pens
Cuttlebug Embossing folder
Crafts Too Embossing folder
Papermania Greeting
Hero Arts Brad

Forever friends with BLING

Glitter is not normally my thing, I tend to get it everywhere and I mean EVERYwhere, I even have one of them little tidy tray things but it just seems to gravitate out of it. I am really suprised we didnt have sparkly risoto for tea lol (maybe thats why my kids make such a mess when using the stuff)

I have been itching to use the free stamp from this months do crafts magazine, I just needed a card to put it, I took the sketch from Papertake weekly challenge, added the Forever friends challenge of Glitter, the Kaboodle Doodles challenge of Buttons, Bows and bling and topped it all off with using a die cut which came from Little Paper Shop blog and came up with this little beauty:

Ingredients:
Forever Friends stamp from Do Crafts Magazine coloured with copics
Royal Langnickel card blank
Daisy and Dandilion Papers
Papermania greeting
Peel offs
Metal Buttons
Nestabilities
Glitter
Craft Creations Bow

Hidden message pocket card with a digital image

Phew, have I missed anything out there, I dont think so lets see, Cupcake Challenge this week called for a Digital image, check. Creative inspirations wanted a pocket card, check. ABC Challenge called for something hidden, check. Here it is then:

The idea came from a magazine I had read and I adapted it to include the pocket for the little magnetic bookmark
Ingredients:
Dustin Pike Image coloured digitally
Sizzix Frog Die
Green and red cardstock
Gold Mirri board
Dovecraft Brad
Daisy & Dandilion Paper
Free paper from magazine
Atiyou Spica pen

Friday Sketchers 78 meets Something completely Different

 Here is another card that I couldnt take a picture of as I had no battery in my camera until this morning (but that is a whole other story) this was done using the sketch from Friday Sketchers and the challenge from Something Completely Different to use pink and a Christmas tree, please do go and look at the DT’s cards as they were all really great.

Here is my effort:

Ingredients:
Image from Mo’s Digital Pencil coloured with Copics
Papers from Complete Cardmaking CD
Snowflake Punch
Ribbon
Charms
Embossing powder
Papermania ink
Colorbok clear rhinestone
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