Thursday, 31 October 2013

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - Halloween or Fantasy

Good morning my sweet craft friend!!
Welcome back! I have anothet DT card to share, this time for Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge. The theme this week chosen by the lovely Debbie is "Halloween or Fantasy" .
Now, I had a few things to finish up all at once so please excuse the speed colouring... but I think he came out ok??

this is Kitty Kai, and he is coloured with my Spectrums..
Outfit:IG4-10 & black,BG6,4,2,PP2,EB1
The papers are by Carina Gardner called "Spiders Web"
The sentiment is TLC.... 

I just finished with a few black pearls... 
I hope you like him??
 for some uber talented ladies , check out the rest of the DT , and dig out your "favouritest" mo's Halloween / Fantasy image and join us ...
See ya there...
I would like to enter this in the following..
1.Crafty Sentiments - Anything goes
2.Scrap Creations- Halloween
3.Loves Rubber Stamps - Halloween
4.2 Creative Chicks - Halloween 
5.Bastel-Traum - Halloween 
6.Sparkles - Halloween 
 thanks for popping by... 
I promise that's all from me today... 

In The Pink - Ribbons & Bows

Hey... good morning!!
Today we have a start of another challenge over at In The Pink.... and the theme is "Ribbons and bows".. easy right?
So, here's mine...

 The papers are Carina Gardner Garden Rose, and the image of course is a Saturated Canary , this one is called "Jumper", I got this when I gave a donation to a charity Krista had nominated called "Help one Classroom" . they were exclusive, and no longer available... 

she is such a cutie too..... 
So, pop over and get some inspiration from the Pink Ladies... and give the challenge a go... All that's required is your creation MUST be mainly PINK ...
SO all I need to do is.. enter this in...
1.LEJ DEsigns - Anything goes
2.613 Avenue create - Anything goes
3.Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
4.Crafting Desert Diva's - Anything goes  
5.Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - Anything goes  
6.Tammy's Scrappin' Corner - Anything  goes
 thanks for popping by... I have something a little less pink for you up next, but very cute all the same!
hugs xx

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

The Stamp Basket GDT- Maya with kitty

Hello my dears... thanks for joining me for another inspirational card for The Stamp Basket... this is blue and sparkly for you today.... and the stamp is divine..!!
 Here it is... 

This is Whiff of Joy "Maya with Kitty sledging".they are coloured with my Spectrums... and the papers are First edition "Silent Night", the card is a shaped card base from Craftwork cards.... the snowflakes  which I absolutely LOVE are the new Joy! ones... I dotted a gem on these.. that's all they need... fab!!! 

So, pop on over to the Stamp Basket Blog, and grab a little inspiration... 
I would like to enter this in.... 
1.Hobby Cutz - Bingo ( free,sparkle,shaped card)
2.Rogue redhead - Diecut diva's
3.Christmas Stampin' - Patterns
4.Scrappin' 4 fun - Christmas 
5.Sister Act - Anything goes
6.Created with love- Anything goes
Thanks for popping by.... 
Hugs xx

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

The Stamp Basket GDT - Feeding robins

 Thanks for visiting....I have something a little festive to share with you today for my GDT spot at The Stamp Basket...

Such a fabulous stamp, called "Feeding Robins", from Wild Rose Studio, coloured with my Spectrums....
The papers are Magnolia Vintage turquoise & Crazy hearts... The die cut is La La Land Christmas Tree , these have been distressed with ink & my distressing tool. There's a doily tucked behind the image.....

 I have finished with pearls, liquid pearls, and lots of Glamour Dust, which is a must on Xmas cards...!!!
I would like to enter this in..
1.Crafty Hazelnut -Anything Xmas goes 
2.Allsorts - Treemendous
3.Sweet Stampin'-  Wood,trees or leaves
4.Emerald Fairies - sparkle
5.Creative Friday - Christmas 
6.CrAFt challenge - Recipe, 1 diecut,2 papers, 3embellies (pearls, liquid, pearls,doily)

thanks for sharing your day with me, and for all the lovely comments. have a wonderful day!
Hugs xxx

Monday, 28 October 2013

All Dressed Up blog - Inspirational post

Hey, and a goood morning....
 Today is a fabby one, cos I get to share a little inspiration with the adorable All Dressed up images.... 
I made something a little Halloween, and she is spooky cute!!!

This lil cutie is "Magical Day", and she is coloured with my Spectrums.... 
Hat & Dress:GB4,6,8,9,10,black.GB2,OR1,GB5,CT3
Background:BT9,TB3,BGR4-1& blender

The papers are "Echo Park Chillingsworth Manor", the drippy punch is MS, flowers,gems, pearls, muslin & spider from stash. I do hope this card has given you lots of inspiration today... we have a Halloween themed challenge running here. There's lots more cuteness on the   blog, and even a freebie to be had...
So, all that's left is  to enter this in..
1.Craftitude- Anything goes/ Spooky
2.Crafts4eternity - Happy Halloween
3.Stampin' for the weekend -Something spooky
4.Happy Campers - Halloween
5.Sarah Hurley - Halloween
6.Crafters Cafe- Spookable
Thanks for joining me today...have a crafty Monday!
hugs xxx

Friday, 25 October 2013

Delightful Challenges - Winged things

Hello my lovelies... its a grotty old morning here.. and I should be getting ready for work.. but I wanted to quickly share this cute lil hoot... from the pen of the lovely Lori Boyd.

I got these papers over at One Buck Wednesday,they are called  "Knee Highs & Bowties" and I just HAD to use them.. teamed up with cute Owlive, which was sold for $1 dollar in aid of Project Cure , for their Owl the Same blog hop... 

Just  a quick card and I LOVE it!
Okies.. off to work.. but I will be back later to link up. 
1.Delightful Challenges - Winged Things  
2.Sister Act Challenge - Anything goes  
3.4Crafty Girlz - Anything goes 
4.Deep Ocean - Button it up 
Happy Friday ( even if it's a soggy one!) 
Hugs xx

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - Mo's Favourite colour.

Hey guys... where have you been??/ 
I have been a busy bee catching up on my DT cards... and this was one of them... 
So, for Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge this week, you have to guess mo's favourite colour... The DT are giving you clues, Right???#
Here's mine... ? 

The papers are from Cosmo Cricket - called "Upcycle", the image is called "Roxy"... and she's fab... My pens sang to me whilst colouring her in... she was soo easy to colour! 

So... check out the amazing inspiration from Mo's Challenge DT , and get colouring!!
I would like to enter this in...
1.Flourishes - Fussy cutting fun
2.Through The Craft Room Door- Anything goes
3.Artistic inspirations - Anything goes
4.Make it Monday - Anything goes
5.Perfectly rustic - Patterned paper
6.Challenges 4 everybody- Anything goes
 Thanks for joining me today, I hope you will leave me a comment, so I can come visit you
Hugs xx

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

The Stamp Basket GDT- Snowflake Ballet

Hey Guys!
 Great to see you , thanks for joining me today whilst I share another GDT project from The Stamp Basket
Another Christmas card from featuring a real cutie , she is called "Snowflake Ballet", from the little Darlings stamp range....

She is coloured with my Spectrums
Skin:TN4,3,2 PP2,FS4

The papers are the very yummy Graphic 45 12 Days of Christmas, and the die cut is Memory Box Whimsical Flourish

The ribbon is Burgundy Satin, and the bells and twine finish it off perfectly, with some Glamour Dust to give that Christmas bling!! 
Pop over to The Stamp Basket blog for more inspiration, and grab those yummy Christmas goodies from the store.
I would like to enter this in the following challenges
1.Craft Dee Bowz - Anything with a bow 
2.MAWTT- Christmas cuties
3.Addicted to Stamps - Christmas is coming 
4.craft Challenge - Christmas   
5.Southern Girls - Shine on 
6.Simon says stamp - Christmas/ Happy Holidays
Thanks for popping in today, and as always for your lovely comments
Hugs xx

Monday, 21 October 2013

Spectrum noir Instructor accreditation

Hi, guys, just a quick post to say I now officially have accreditation, and I am looking to do demo's and classes ... If anyone is interested... please email me.... Its on my FB link on the side bar. Thanks!

Friday, 18 October 2013

Mic/Lmms Graffiti Party

Hello gang... Friday.. and one week nearer to pay.. thank goodness.... its been a funny old week, and I am playing catch up with some things... but I wanted to make time to enter the collaboration betweeen MIC & LMMS Graffiti Party... there's some fab images , and a background to make some fabulous "Street" scenes.. you can see for yourself here....

So I used the street scene, merged the fab LLMM2 graffiti and then added Urban Johnny , then set about colouring with my Spectrums

Colours used
Background:EB2,1,BG4,2.IG4,3,2,1,BT,2,1,IB1,HB3,IG4,TB2, blender...lots of it...

The sentiment is pc generated using the drippy paint font , the background papers is from the Imagination Digi kit by Designs by Dani from Jessica Sprague. so, now I need to go get linked up before it closes on the 20th.
I would also like to enter this in
1.MIC/LMMS Graffiti Party- Freebie challenge
2.Addicted to stamps & more - -Make your mark
3.Creative challenges 2- Anything goes
4.Color Me Copic- Anything goes
5.The Craftin' cafe - Anything goes
6.Penny's Paper crafty -Anything goes
Thanks for joining me today, I do hope you will drop by again, soon.
Hugs x

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Mo's digital pencil challenge - Make it vintage

Hello, hello... how the devil are you ???
 its Thursday, and time for another terrific theme over at Mo's Digital Pencil challenge.. chosen by the lovely Cathy is "Make it Vintage!" .. so here's what I did..

This little sweetheart is "Baby Bow", and I have coloured her with my Spectrums... the papers are Pion "Mother's Day Rose"...

I have created an easel card, hence the dodgy photo.. and added lace and flowers from stash. I had to add Stardust stickles to her tutu, and liquid pearls to her headband... and yet more stickles to my flowers.... I just need to add the sentiment  as it might just give it away who this is for....
So check out the amazingly talented DT creations, and give the challenge a go, I will see ya there..!
I would just like to enter this in.... 
1.My Craft Creations - Anything goes
2.stampin' for the weekend - Anything goes
3.Hobby House - Roses
4.Crafty Cardmakers- Shabby Chic
5.Creative Craft challenges - Anything goes
6.A Little Bit Crafy - A little bit shabby
7.Created with Love - Sewing - real or faux
Thanks for stopping by, I always enjoy your company
 Squishy hugs

The Sugar Bowl- Your first Sugar Nellie ....

Hey guys... how are you ..?
 Time once again for another challenge over at The Sugar Bowl.. and this time the theme is "Your first Sugar Nellie", stamp.. or maybe you are a digi girl?
 Anyway, mine most definitely is a Gorjuss Girl...

Now, the papers are Glitz Christmas paper, and the image is a Gorjuss Girl , coloured with my Spectrums....

The die is a holly die from   , I added a few red pearls, and some Twinklets, which is like a glitter glass.... and dotted some
Liquid Pearls around the image .
 Now, check out the rest of the team's creations, and find out what their first Sugar Nellie stamp was... 
You have 4 week for the challenge, and there of 4 stamps of your choice from Funky kits... Yay!
 So, all I need to do is enter this in..
1.Christmas Card all year round- Getting ready for Christmas
2.Deep Ocean - Christmas round the corner
3.Addicted to stamps - Xmas is coming
4.Stampin for the weekend- Anything goes
5.Christmas Stampin' - Simply Christmas
6.613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
Thanks for stopping over.. its a busy old day for blog posts and I have another to share.. stay tuned!!
Hugs xxx

In the pink Challenge - Sketch.

Hello my lovelies.... my posts are like buses today.. you haven't had one for a while.. but there will be a few!
So, let's kick off the day with a fab sketch from the gals at In the Pink.... 
Here's my take on it...

The papers are "In The Pink" By Glitz... and the image of course is a Saturated Canary "Priscilla Pie" coloured with my spectrums.... Skin: TN3,2,FS4,PP2

 Its a lovely & really easy sketch to follow, and all you need to remember is your creation has to be mainly PINK... so, what are you waiting for..?
 Check out the rest of the DT's inspiration, and say a big hello to our new teamies..
 I would like to enter this in the following..
1.Going grey w/Scrap Creations - Cut it out
2.Ladybugscrafts Ink - Anything goes
3.That Craft place - Think pink
4.Challenges 4 everybody- Anything goes
5.Catch the Bug- Think pink
6.A Creative Romance - pink
 thanks for joining me today... hold on to your hats, there's another post to come...
 hugs x

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

The Stamp Basket GDT - Christmas is coming

Hello everyone... good morning to you... 
now, some of you bright eyed and bushy tailed folk may have already spotted my gdt post over at The Stamp Basket, where I got to share this fabulous Christmas card with the new Fizzy Moon Xmas stamps... Yay!

The papers are Bo Bunny "Silver & Gold", and the image is "Presents" by Fizzy Moon.... he is coloured with my Spectrums. The corner die cut is Cottage Cutz "Elegant Holly Border", and I have added some red 3mm pearls to embellish... Theres lots of glamour dust on his furry hat too!

I do love these bears, and they are real easy to colour too ! 
 So, maybe I am getting started with my Christmas cards at last??
I would like to enter this in...
1.Addicted to Stamps - Christmas is coming
2.Robyn's Fetish - Square cards only
3.Crafty Hazelnuts - Make it square
4.Crafty Hazelnuts 2 - Anything goes
5.Christmas Blog challenge - Wrap it up
6.Crafting Musketeers - Christmas in October
 Thanks for popping by... I will be back tomorrow with another DT card to share..
 Hugs xxx

Monday, 14 October 2013

2 Sisters Challenge - Anything goes

Hello my lovelies.. well , the start of another week after a very soggy weekend...!!
 I thought I would share something colourful - quite Autumnal in shades really that I made for my hubby's birthday a couple weeks back... it was fitting with the Pollycraft challenge too, but sadly Paula has closed that challenge , and shortly the doors to Pollycraft once and for all ....
So, this is "Say cheese" with one of my Pollycraft favs Maurice....and since my hubby loves his photography I had to colour him up!! 

 The colours used are..
The papers are Bo Bunny "Mama Razzi"... and the filmstrip die is Tim Holtz...

 The sentiment I created on the PC, and the font is Spicy Suishi....
I do hope you like him... Hubby did ...
I would just like to enter this in...
1.Glitter N Sparkle - Add some orange
2.Scribble & Scrap - Anything goes
3.613 Avenue Create- Anything goes/pile it on
4.Yumi & Fumi -,Anything goes
5.Color Me Craetive - Anything goes
6.Inkspirational- Anything goes
 Thanks soo much for popping by... I have lots of deadlines this week, so hopefully I will have plenty to share..
 Hugs xxx

Thursday, 10 October 2013

Mo's Digital Challenge GDT - Something sweet or good to eat

Hellooooo sweet crafty friend...  
Thanks for your visit today... you have caught me being a tad bit giddy as I get to share my first GDT post with the awesome talent of the Mo's digital pencil challenge team... wahoooo!
So, the theme is "Something sweet or good to eat", and I chose this fun image... hehehe!

The papers are Basic Grey Serendipty & Shine On , I loved the cupcakes on this...and that yellow dotty paper, I LOVE!!!!
The image is "Cupcake Thief", and I have coloured her with my Spectrums... and then carefully cut her out .
Hair: GB1,2,TN1,GB8,10,EB3,5
Cupcakes:EB2,1,BG4,2,TN1, PP4,2,1,CG4,3,1,GB3,Ct4,3,1,DR7,6,CR7

 i have matted onto chocolate cardstock, and cut out my oval with the same..( then I added some distress paint) 

I have inked with Old Photo DI, and the sentiment is from the PC.... 
I had so much colouring this up, and just a touch of stardust pen was all that was needed to finish...

 So , go check out the stunning work from those uber talented gals at Mo's , and colour up your fav foody or sweet Mo image... I will see you there... 
I would also like to enter this in...
1.Milk coffee - Spots & dots
2.Addicted to stamps - Anything goes
3.Sisterhood of crafters- Anything goes
4.Loves rubber stamps - polka dots
5.Crafty bloggers - Anything goes
6.Inky impressions - Glitter & sparkle
 thank you for sharing such an awesome day... Can't wait to colour up some more!
Hugs xx

Crafty Little fairies- Pretty In pink....

Hello my lovelies...... where has time gone... ...???
Its seems ages since my last post, and its Thursday already!!!! 
That means... time for another challenge over at Crafty Little Fairies. This week the theme is "Pretty In Pink" which is just up my street!!! yay!
 So, I grabbed this little cutie, and coloured her up.....

the papers are Echo Park baby girl.. love 'em! and the image is LOTV "Wish upon a star" She is coloured with my Spectrums ..
 I wasn't quite feeling this one... not sure where it was heading.. but I was happier after adding the flowers, which are delicate aster dies... 

A little dab of stickles , and pink buttons, and voila!!!
Pop over and see the rest of the fabulous creations in dreamy pink....there's a fabby prize up for grabs.... 
I would like to enter this in...
1.Diva's by Design - 3 or more layers
2.ABC Challenge- Cards for kids
3.Just inspirational - pink or Halloween
4.Card Mania - Pastels
5.Addicted to stamps - Anything goes
6.southern Girls - Sing-a-song (tiny dancer)
thanks for popping by... and as always, for your encouraging words... 
Hugs xx

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Exciting news!! I am GDT over at Mo's......

Hey guys... I'm a giddy old bean today!!!
 I can now tell the world that I am thrilled to be GDT over with the awesome design team at Mo's Digital pencil challenge....
I am still pinching myself.. and this means I get to play with some fabulously cute images... Yay!
So, to say "thank you" for the girls for letting me join them, and to everyone else for there kind comments.. I created this.... 

This little cutie is called" Thanks " , and he is coloured with my markers.....
Hair:IG5-10, black
Dungarees: BGR5-1
Shirt & flowers :TN7,4,GB7,5,3,CT2,1,DG3,CG4,3,1,

The papers are digi.. from Lori Whitlock, called "Sweet memories"
Just a simple LO with a button & sentiment to finish.
So.. thank you.. my followers, my crafty friends.. and to all the amazing DT's that I am blessed to be part of... 

                                       Big squishy hugs!!!
Now, there is a challenge up at Mo's.. and the theme is "H is for..." which could be anything... so pop on over and check out the divine inspiration....
I will be entering this in...
1.Inky Impressions - Blue as main colour...
2.Penny's Paper crafty- anything goes
3.One Crazy stamper - Thankful or Autumn
4.Craftin desert divas- Anything with a sentiment
5.Papertake weekly - Anything goes
6.Craftin by Designs- Anything goes
 Thanks once again for visiting me today... please come see me again soon won't you?
 Hugs xx

In The Pink Challenge -Luscious lace

Hey , how are you...??
 Thanks  for spending a little time on my little crafty corner....
Two weeks have whizzed by, and its time for another challenge over at In The Pink, where the theme this time is "Luscious Lace"...
Now I must confess to having a little bit of lace here & there.. ahem... so here's is what I did with it...

 Now the papers are Glitz "pretty in pink" (digi of course), and the cutie is one of the Autumn girls trio from All Dressed Up...she is coloured with my spectrums...

They have been distressed with DI and picket white paint..matted onto Kraft card. the oval is a Joy! die. I tucked two types of lace between the layers....
 I cut out an oval in Kraft , then in patterned paper.I have distressed this and added stickles, then finished with paper flowers and a  lace flower.
So, check out the rest of the perfectly pink inspiration over on the challenge blog....
I would like to enter this in the following...
1.ABC challenges - 3 or more patterned papers
2.Live love crafts - think pink
3.Chocolate,coffee- Flowers
4.Paper makeup - pretty in  pink / awareness
5. Sister act- anything goes
6.Kitty Bee Aloha Friday- Flowers
thanks for popping on by... 
I have a very exciting announcement to make , hope you can pop back and see what it is... 
catch you then!
Hugs xxx

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

All Dressed up challenge - Anything goes

Wellll hellloooooo!
I guess I am a tad bit excited for the start of the new All Dressed Up challenges, and it kicks off today with theme "Anything goes!
There is some fabulous DT talent over there, and the images are to die for... so I won't keep you in suspense any longer.....
Here's mine...

This little cutie is called "My best friend", she is coloured with spectrums. the papers are Cosmo Cricket "Tea for two". the heart punch is Martha Stewart, the flowers die-namics, and I used the Cherry Lynn floral flourish

 This is one of the two new releases to day to start off the challenge, and there is a special treat to be found on the blog too.... 
So, you can use a freebie to enter or treat yourself over at the Etsy store.... prepare for cuteness overload... !!!!
So, all that's left is to enter this in..
1.613 Avenue Create- Anything goes
2.Challenges 4 Everybody- Anything goes
3.Scribble & Scrap- Anything goes
4.Drunken stampers - Die cuts
5.Chocolate ,Coffee- Flowers
6.craft creations - Anything goes
 thanks for popping by... I have so much to share at the moment I could burst, but I have to pace myself...eeeep!
Catch you soon
Hugs xx

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