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Tuesday, 22 April 2014

A little Sugar Nellie inspiration

Good morning Sugar lovers... did you have an enchanting Easter weekend??? 
I had the very much needed chance to spend some quality time with my hubby.... the weeks seem to fly by, and days spent together are far and few.
Before the weekend I managed to rustle up a cheery little number using a much loved Diane Duda image. This is "Believe


I used some Easter paper, and drew inspiration from them to colour this little lady up .
Using my spectrums 
Hair:IG6,8,10,black
Skin: FS4.5.6,TN2,3
Dress:TN6,GB5,3,1,CG4,3,1,BT1&2
Cat:EB2,1,GB8
Background:EB2,1,TN1,BG4.2



Such a simple image, I think it didn't need any fuss, and just simple additions, like the sentiment,(which is from TLC) and a few pearls . I think the layout was from a sketch from the LOTV sketch page.
So, all thats left is to enter this in a few challenges...
1.Card mania - Fairies
2.Make my Monday - Distress It 
3.Robyn's Fetish - Square cards
4.Sweet stampin' - lots of layers
5.Sister Act -Anything goes
6.4 Crafty Girlz- Anything goes
thanks for joining me today... I hope I have given you a little inspiration too
Have a fabulously crafty day!
Hugs xx

My Mum's Craft Shop Blog - Kraft

Hello my lovelies.... Good to see you up with the larks this morning ... hehe... 
I have a couple of posts coming up today, firstly my latest MMCS make for our theme of "Kraft" this week.


 This little cutie needs no intro really ... this is Wryn, from the pen of the very talented Christy Croll , creator of the divinely loveable Tiddly Inks images....
So, today Wryn is a "Beach Babe" , I have teamed her up with some digital  BoBunny summer papers called "Sun Kissed  " 
Wryn is colored with my Spectrum pens & pencils on Neenah desert storm cardstock. I LOVE this stuff!!!! 
Skin:FS4,5,6,TN2,3, pencils 2,3,5,6,9,
Hair:EB1&2,96,109,112,116,118
Outfit:TN6,GB5&3, 10,12,87,22,15,91
Background:pencils 64,68




 The sun die cut is from the new die-namics release.. "Sun Moon & stars", I added an extra circle of the DP and then the sentiment. The "Catch a wave" border is also from Die-namics , I cut 1 in kraft, then 1 in DP. I distressed everything with my Vintage photo DI pad, and matted the layers of kraft and Dp together, for a simple LO. Et voila!!!!
So, all I need to do is enter this in the following... 
1.Artistic inspirations - Anything goes /CAS
2.Crafting from the heart- Anything goes
3.Crafty bloggers - die cuts or embossing
4.Eureka Stamps - CAS 
5.Ditzie designs - Anything goes 
6.Scribble & scrap - Anything goes
 thanks for popping by... sorry about the wait... ooops, that was a heck of a weekend!!
 I will be back later 

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Deep Ocean Challenge - movie inspired

Hey, happy Thursday!!! 
Thanks for dropping in on me today!!
I have a card to share, this one is just because... I saw this gorgeous girlie and had to make time to colour her in....
This is "Little flower girl" from All Dressed Up.... 



I have coloured this little lady up with my Spectrums..
Skin:FS4,5,6,TN2,3,4
Hair:GB2,8,10,EB5,
Dress:CR7,PP1-6
Hat:IG3,LG5-1
Bag:EB1,2,GB8,10,CR7,PP6,5,2,1
B/ground:CR5,EB1,blender
 I have used the stunning new papers from Michelle Roos, from her Etsy store. They are called "Basic Vintage



There is a freebie or two of her papers on her blog, here, but I think you will love the papers totally. they are lush!!! 
I used the Joy! butterfly border, and the Cheery Lynn Exotic butterflies, and the seed packet is from some leftover Pion papers I have. I dotted some liquid pearls on the flowers, and stamped around the image with LOTV grunge corners in smoky grey ink.
So I hope you like her... I am pretty pleased with how she coloured up ....
 I would like to enter her in..
1.All Dressed up - Spring colours/flowers
2.Baffies Creative challenge - for a woman
3.Fab N funky - Flowers
4.Paper Shelter - Spring 
5.Deep ocean- Movie inspired(my girl)
6.Creative Card Crew- Spring
Well, thats me for today... I am working on lots of exciting new stuff, that I can soon....
I hope you will join me again , its always fabulous to see you!
hugs xx

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Quacky Birthday Lexie Lou !!!!

Hello my dearies...
Time once again for another make in our "free" week over at My Mum's Craft Shop blog.... 
coincidentally it is also our granddaughter "Lexie Lou's" birthday... She is 4!!!! this card was made with her in mind....



She adores her cuddly yellow duck at the moment, so when I saw this cute image from Some Odd Girl , called "Duck in boots" , I knew it was meant to be.... 
I coloured him up with my Spectrums, and used my mind's Eye papers Six by Six "Life of the party" . The dies I used are Die-namics "scallop" die , and "Looped border" die ... 
the sentiment I created myself! 


Isn't he cute??
I think I may just pop a number 4 on it, and get it sent to her !!! 
So, I would just like to enter this in...
1.4 Crafty Chicks - Polka dots 
2.4 Crafty Girlz- Anything goes
3.MAWTT - Easter/Spring
4.Doodle Pantry - Anything goes 
5.Crafty Hazlenuts Patterned paper- Use patterned paper
6.that craft place- Anything goes/Easter Thanks for joining me today... hope the sun is shining whatever you are doing to today!
Hugs xxx

Monday, 14 April 2014

Feeling Crafty -Anything for a child

Hello my lovelies.... how fabulous that you can join me today...
I have that male card as promise using another totally loveable Mo Manning image.... 


This is "Look Ma!" , coloured with my spectrums...
Skin;FS4,5,6,TN2,3,4
Hair:IG6,8,10,black
Top;DR7,6,4,2,CR7
Jeans:BGR5-1
Bike:IG1-8,TB4-1
Background:IG1-3


The background, BTW, is IG3,2,1, in that order, using chisel tip, I just blobbed and jiggled randomly, going lighter as I blended outwards , then I finished with my blender pen.... 
He is looking sooo pleased with himself... isn't he??? 
The papers are Carta Bella "Rough & tumble" ... I just LOVE them!!! 
I would like to enter this in the following challenges..
1.Feeling crafty - anything for a child 
2.Whimsy inspiration - anything goes
3.Color me creative - anything goes
4.Dragonfly Dreams - For the boys 
5.Suzy Bee's - anything goes
6.Creative fingers - anything goes
 Thanks for joining me today... have a fabulous monday peeps!!! 


Saturday, 12 April 2014

Crafty sentiments inspirational card

Hello my lovelies...
The weekend is finally here.... and the sun is shining...
I have a crafty Sentiment s inspiration card to share today... and its a luuuurrvvve theme... 
Here's "Endless love"   



I have used Nitwits "Always & Forever "papers on a shaped card. I have distressed and  embellished LOTS!!! 
Theres lace ,pearls, and stickles , butterflies, doilies and hearts....
I have coloured this cute couple in with my Spectrums
Skin:FS4,5,6,TN2,3,4
Hair:GB1,2,8,10,EB5
Clothes:IG2,5,7,9, IG1,2
Background: BT1&2


Theres is always lots of inspiration to be found over at Crafty Sentiments, and there's a challenge too! 
I would like to enter this in the following..
1.Sister Act - Anything goes
2.The Stamping boutique - Distress it
3.Creative moments - Anything goes 
4.Penny Black @ Allsorts - Blossoms & Blooms
5.Stamping Sensations - Dies & punches 
6.In the pink - Shaped card 
 thanks for popping by... 
I promise the  male inspiration card is up next
 hugs xx

Friday, 11 April 2014

a Little Be Bunni love......

Hello you lot!!
Its the start of the weekend, and I will be busy at work I am sure, as the sun is shining, and holiday makers will be flocking to catch a little "By the sea" time....
 so, whilst I am gone I wanted to share a little make of mine , sharing a little BeBunni Love...


 So, here are the new Mr & Mrs Bebunni..... what a lovely couple....
the papers are from the beBunni "Love" cd... and the stamp is called "Wedding day
I have coloured them up with my Spectrums, added some lace, pearls and a sentiment .


This was a really quick make, perfect for those last minute cards .
I would like to enter this in...
1.4 Crafty Girlz - Anything goes
2.Countryview challenge - new beginnings
3.One Crazy Stamper - Anything goes
4.Inklings and Yarns - Anything goes
5.Whimsy inspiration - Anything goes
6.Thro the Craft room door - Anything goes
Thanks for popping by
 I will be back tomorrow, with an adorable Mo image.... this time for the boys in our lives...
 Hugs xxx