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Friday, March 24, 2017

New Challenge #06 at Morgan's ArtWorld

Hi everyone,
Yes its Friday again and that means my new Post is due.
Our fearless leader Cathie over at Morgan's ArtWorld is 
(I think) unwell at the moment so the 
Blogs have all gone out late today.

The Theme at
Anything Goes

Please come join in with us HERE.

This week we are showcasing
Morgan Fitzsimon's Images,
Please visit the SHOP.

My Project this
week is:-
Bride 1 Digi Stamp
To begin with I used a sheet of Hint of Gold Centura Pearl Card
(Crafters Companion)
Which I folded in half to make the base Card
I then added a layer of Black Card
(stash)

Again using Hint of Gold Centura Pearl Card,
I Die-Cut it out using the New York Collection Die


(Sue Wilson)
And using Black Card for the Insert

Next I printed off the Image
on White DC Paper
And coloured it in using my Promarker Pens.
Ivory
Blush
Satin
Primrose
Sunkissed Pink
Blossom
Dusky Rose
Orchid
Caramel
Cocoa
Chestnut
Meadow Green
Leaf Green
Apple
Metallic Gold
I used Spectrum Noir Sparkle
Crystal Clear
on the Image's Wedding Dress.
I also Added Cyrstal Glamour Dust
(Art Deco)
to the Veil.

To decorate the Card I also Die-Cut out
2 Orange Blossom Leaves
(Creative Expressions - Sue Wilson)
and a Flower Die
(sorry not sure who's it is)
from the Hint of Gold Card.
I added a 10mm Pearl Flower 


(stash)
to the Center of the Flower

Using Antique Cream 2cm Lace,
(Boyes Haberdashery)
I twisted it to made a frame around the Card,
Using 1cm Pearl Ribbon Sliders to tie the corners.
I also Handmade a Bow from the Cream Lace.
I anchored the side Strands of the Lace using 
2 Plastic Purple Flowers
(stash)

Sunday, March 19, 2017

New Challenge #231 at Glitter N Sparkle

Hi there,
Well things have been very hard for the last few weeks,
but hopefully they are starting to settle down again.
Not only major Drama on the home front,
but I have been laid up ill for the last 2 weeks.
Thought I was just a basic Cold,
but UGGG, it got me good,
every inch of me feels like its been battered and bruised.
But now I'm back (ish) 
and happy to be crafting again.
I know can you imagine it,
so ill I haven't crafted for 2 weeks.

The Theme at
Anything Goes

Our Sponsor this week is:-
Ppinky Dolls who are offering
3 Images from their store

My Project this
week is:-
Kawaii Betty Digi Stamp
To begin with I used a Pre-cut White Base Card
(stash)
I then covered the inside Back with a 
piece of  Dark Cerise Card
(stash)
I also used the 'Flower' Template to cut out a
piece of Gold Metallic Card
(stash)
which is attached to the inside Front.

Next I printed off the Image
on White DC Paper
And coloured it in using my Promarker Pens.
Almond
Satin
Putty
Blush
Blossom
Pink Carnation
Rose Pink
Cerise
Sunkissed Pink
Coral
Sandstone
Caramel
Cocoa
Cyan
Warm Grey 1
Metallic Gold
I also used a White Shake'it Pen
(Graph' It )
to highlight the Dots on the Head Bows.

I then Die-cut the Image out
using a medium Circle Die.
(Sizzex)

I decided the Front of the Card 
looked plain being just White.
So using Pink Ink
(Versa Colour - 33)
I sponged it all over the Front of the Card.
I also used the Pink Ink to 
edge the Image Circle.

I then added my Sentiment,
using the Clear Stamp,
'Some Bunny Loves You..'
(Daisy and Dandelion)
and Tuxedo Black Ink
(Momento)

Finally I added 1mm Seed Pearls
(stash)
to the Pearl Rope on the Little Girls Head.

Friday, March 10, 2017

March's New Releases - Morgans ArtWorld

Hello Again.
It must be the 10th again,
and you know what that means!!

We have the 'New Release' of gorgeous Images 
from Morgan Fitzsimons.

Here are March's gorgeous images:-


You can also come and join us over at 
Morgan's Art World Challenge Blog and

Friday, February 24, 2017

New Challenge #4 at Morgan's ArtWorld

And I'm Back,
Well I'm sure you have noticed but I have 
had a mini Sabbatical from Crafting.

Just been trying to get myself all sorted,
as I was feeling very Swan like.
You know that feeling where it all looks 
serene and peaceful on top,
but down below its all frantic paddling and chaos.
But now I feel like got everything back in its proper place
and balance has been achieved.

I will be back as normal in March 
xxx

Well its coming up that time of year 
where it seems like Birthday after Birthday,
so this is my Card I have made for 
a very Special Lady in my life.

The Theme at
For The Ladies

Please come join in with us HERE.

This week we are showcasing
Morgan Fitzsimon's Images,
Please visit the SHOP.

My Project this
week is:-
Fae 6 Digi Stamp
To begin with I used Pre-cut White Flower Card
(stash)
Which I layered up with Pink UV Design Backing Paper
(The Promise - First Edition)

Next I printed off the Image
on White DC Paper
And coloured it in using my Promarker Pens.
Satin
Blush
Almond
Sunkissed Pink
Blossom
Coral
Dusky Rose
Antique Pink
Pink Carnation
Hot Pink
Lipstick Red
Lavender
Orchid
Amethyst
Purple
Aubergine
Soft Lime
Yellow
Sunflower
Gold
Meadow Green
Apple
Leaf Green
Bright Green
Forest Green
Tan
Caramel
Chestnut
Black
I then fussy cut the Image out
with a 1mm border.
I also added Glossy Accents
(Ranger)
To her Eye, Lips and Nails.

I then Die-cut a Backing Frame
using Majestic Labels Eight
(Spellbinders Nestabilities - S5-208)
Using White Glitter Card
(Papercellar)

I then made a Posy of Flowers
using Purple/White Glitter Flowers 
and some Plastic Spray Flowers
(all from my stash)
Under which I added some Die-cut Leaves
(not sure whose they are)
cut from some scraps of  Green Card.

I also added a Metallic Butterfly which 
I came across in my Odds and Ends Bag

For My Sentiment I stamped it 
from the 'Youth is a Gift of Nature' Set
(Aciddrops And Whatnots - free from Papercraft Essentials)
using Tuxedo Black Ink
(Memento)
Adding a small Pink Paper Rose
(stash)
in the middle of the Sentiment Stamping.


Finally I added 4x 10mm Pink Square Rhinestones
(stash)

Friday, February 10, 2017

February's New Releases - Morgan's ArtWorld

Hello Again.
It must be the 10th again,
and you know what that means!!

We have the 'New Release' of gorgeous Images 
from Morgan Fitzsimons.

Here are February's gorgeous images:-
 Fae 6

Oberon and Titania

You can also come and join us over at 
Morgan's Art World Challenge Blog and

Friday, January 27, 2017

New Challenge #2 at Morgan's ArtWorld

Its Friday again,
and yes that means that its time for my 
1st post for this year for Morgan's Artworld.

And I'm really happy as I have passed my 
Indirect Tax Exam with flying colours.
So that's one more Accounting notch on my CV.

The Theme at
Add Ribbon

Please come join in with us HERE.

This week we are showcasing
Morgan Fitzsimon's Images,
Please visit the SHOP.

My Project this
week is:-
Ballerina Digi Stamp

To begin with I used Pre-Embossed Pearlised Mauve Card
(stash)

Next I printed off the Image
on White DC Paper
And coloured it in using my Promarker Pens.
Ivory
Satin
Almond
Sunkissed Pink
Mustard
Blossom
Fuchsia Pink
Orchid
Meadow Green
Leaf Green
Caramel
and using my Spectrum Noir Glitter Pens
Crystal Clear
Spun Gold
I then cut it to a rectangle to fit the 
middle of the Base Card.

Using the Fuchsia Pink, Leaf Green and
Caramel Promarker Pens,
I added hints of colour to the 
Pre-Embossed Flowers, Leaves and Stalks
on the Base Card.

Down the edges of the Image Rectangle I added 
5mm Pastel Green Ribbon
and across the top of the Image Rectangle
I added 10mm Glitter Purple Ribbon
(both Ribbons from Boyes Haberdashery)

I also handmade a little Bow
using the Pastel Green Ribbon

For the Sentiment I stamped the
'Especially For You' sentiment
(The Stained Glass Collection - Kate Knight)
using Tuxedo Black Ink.
(Momento)
I also colored in the stamped Rose and Leaves
with the Fuchsia Pink and Leaf Green
Promarker Pens.

Finally I added 3 x 
6mm Pale Pink Dotted Rhinestones.
(stash)

Sunday, January 22, 2017

New Challenge #223 at Glitter N Sparkle

Hi again,

Well its that time again and I'm starting to panic.
I have my next Accounting Exam
for Indirect Tax this week.
And all I get from everyone is you know this
and your going to ace it your so good.
the pressure is on now.

I know that I have been doing really well in my Exams to date,
but that is all down to me doing the revision I need.
I want to do well and succeed so I try my hardest to aim for 100%.

So I guess there is nothing for it but to
REVISE
 REVISE
REVISE

The Theme at
Four Legged Friends

Our Sponsor this week is:-
Fabrika Fantasy who are offering
3 Images from their store

My Project this
week is:-
Fairy-tale Princess Digi Stamp

To begin with I used a Square Glitter Edged Purple Base Card
(stash)
To which I added a Smaller Square of  Purple Linen Paper.
(Tilly Daydream - Docrafts)

Next I printed off the Image
on White DC Paper
And coloured it in using my Promarker Pens.
Satin
Sunkissed Pink
Coral
Antique Pink
Orchid
Lila
Purple
Maethyst
Plum
Bright Green
Caramel
Cinnamon
Chestnut
Warm Grey 3
Warm Grey 5
Black
Metallic Gold
And using my New Spectrum Noir Glitter Pens
Crystal Clear
Fig
Spun Gold
I then fussy cut the Image out with a 1mm border.

Nest I Die-cut out a Circle
(Sizzex)
using Pearlised Purple Card.
(Ross Papers)
And Placed it in the Center of my Base Card,
with the Image offset on the right of it with Foam Pads.

On the Circle I stamped my Birthday Sentiment
taken from the Hummingbird Collection.
(Apple Blossom - free from Simply Cards and Papercraft)
Using Tuxedo Black Ink
(Momento)

I went around the Edge of the Circle using
5mm Glitter Edged Purple Flower Rhinestones.
And I also added to the top right and bottom left
7mm AB Clear Rhinetones
(both Gems from my stash)

Finally I added a handmade Bow
using 5mm Purple Satin Ribbon
(Boyes Haberdashery)
and added a Purple Flower Rhinestone 
to the Center of it.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

New Challenge #222 at Glitter N Sparkle

Hi again,
Well life is muddling along ok I guess
for the moment.

Still job hunting with no success,
as everyone wants experience or AAT Level 4
GRRRRR.

Home front is going ok as well.
The Teenager is kind of behaving for the moment,
Partner is enjoying his new job,
he got transferred to a driving job after Xmas
which I think is much better for his hand
after his horrific accident at the
beginning of December.
And I am still going strong with my studies.

Coming up next month is my eldest Step-Daughters Birthday
hence todays Card

The Theme at
Colour - Use Gold/Silver

Our Sponsor this week is:-
KennyK Stamps who are offering
3 Images from their store
KennyK-Stamps-BADGE-IRockWITH-green

My Project this
week is:-
Vikki Lee Vicious Digi Stamp

To begin with I used an A4 Sheet of Red Card,
(stash)
Which I folded in half to make the Base Card.
I then added a Rectangle of  Black Card
(stash)
I then took a Rectangle of Metallic Silver Card
(stash)
and embossed it using a Musical Notes Embossing folder.
(sorry I'm not sure who's it is)

Next I printed off the Image
on White DC Paper
And coloured it in using my Promarker Pens.
Satin
Sunkissed Pink
Coral
Lipstick Red
Poppy
Berry Red
Bright Green
Cool Grey 1
Cool Grey 2
Cool Grey 3
Cool Grey 4
Cool Grey 5
Black
Metallic Silver
I then Fussy cut the Image out with a 1mm border.

I next made a small Rectangle of the Red Card
and Layered it with the Black Card
and added the Image onto it.

Using Metallic Silver Peel-Offs
(The Range)
I added the Musical Notations 
and the Microphone.

Also using Glitter Silver Peel-Offs
(The Range)
I added the 'Happy Birthdy'.

To her Bodice and the Guitar
I added Crystal Glamour Dust
(Art Deco)

To her Boots and Lips I added
Glossy Accents
(Range)

Finally I added a strip of  Beige Piano Keys Ribbon
(Boyes Haberdashery)
across the bottom left of the card
around the Black.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

January's New Releases - Morgan's ArtWorld

Hello Again.
It must be the 10th again,
and you know what that means!!

We have the 'New Release' of gorgeous Images 
from Morgan Fitzsimons.

Here are January's gorgeous images:-
 Goddess 46

Fae 12

You can also come and join us over at 
Morgan's Art World Challenge Blog and

Sunday, January 08, 2017

New Challenge #221 at Glitter N Sparkle

Hi,
Well its definitely been an interesting time,
here at Chez Moi.
My partners Niece has moved in with me 
and now I have the joys of dealing with
a 16 year old teenager.
And as everyone knows when they get to that age 
they think that they know everything.

I'm not pulling my hair out yet 
but I cant see it being long lol.

The Theme at
Anything Goes

Our Sponsor this week is:-
Spellbinding Stamps who are offering
3 Images from their store

My Project this
week is:-
Mina Digi Stamp

To begin with I used 6" White Square Base Card
(stash)
To which I layered a Square of Marble Green Paper
(stash)

Next I printed off the Image
on White DC Paper
And coloured it in using my Promarker Pens.
Ivory
Lemon
Canary
Yellow
Satin
Sunkissed Pink
Coral
Blossom
Rose Pink
Poppy
Lilac
Orchid
Amethyst
Purple
Plum
Walnut
Shale
Lime Green
Leaf Green
Grass
Moss
Bright Green
Tea Green
Pastel Blue
Cool Aqua
Turquoise
Marine
Royal Blue
Cool Grey 1
Metallic Silver
I then Fussy cut out the Image.

To make the Image look like it was on the Sea I cut a 
Square Frame out using Leather Effect Royal Blue Card
and a slightly Smaller one using Red Card.
(both from my stash)
I then added a square of Holographic Bubble Vellum
(stash)
under the frames
(to look like waves).

I then wrapped 2 pieces of Nautical White/Red/Blue Ribbon
around the top left and bottom right 
corners of the frame.
(Boyes Haberdashery)

To the Mermaids Bra and Tail I added
Iridescent Mint Green Glitter
(Glitter Magic)

Finally I added Glossy Accents
(Ranger)
to the Silver Anchor on the Image.