Monday, 13 December 2010

Teddy Bear Get Well Card

A card I made for a friend's mum, using papers and teddy image from the Jayne Netley Mayhew Collection CD.

I just added an organza bow and some satin flowers to finish it off.

I'd like to enter this into this week's Crafty Creations challenge, to make something with an image of a bear on it.

Sunday, 12 December 2010

Robot Card & Gift Boxes

A card I made for a friend's son's birthday, all the images and papers are from Polkadoodles Not For Girls Cd.

And a couple of gift boxes made from the Polkadoodles Jingle Jangle Christmas CD, which I'd like to enter into their challenge this week, to make something which contains a gift, these are going to contain a bracelet and some charms.

Thursday, 9 December 2010

Persian Cat Card & Goodies

I made this card from someone who has a rescue Persian cat, the image and papers are from the Jayne Netley Mayhew Collection part 2 CD, with the addition of some brown card for matting, Dovecraft flowers, sticky gems and satin ribbon.

Also, I got these goodies in the post today, I won them on Tracy's blog as part of the Polkadoodles blog hop a couple of weeks ago, thank you Tracy and Polkadoodles!

Thursday, 2 December 2010

Twas The Night Before Christmas

The challenge at Polkadoodles this week is to make something using the poem 'Twas the night before Christmas'.

I've made a card using Pepper's Christmas Party papers and decoupage, with the addition of sticky gems, punched flowers and organza ribbon.

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Woolly Jumper & Skulls

Another woolly jumper card with stitch markers attached. The card base is black pearlescent card embossed with the Cuttlebug Textile folder.

I made the stitch markers with glass faceted beads and silver plated findings.

These are made from acrylic skull beads, glass faceted beads and tiny seed beads.

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Polkadoodles Blog Hop & Give Thanks

I've made this card for this week's Polkadoodles challenge and blog hop. All the papers and images are from their lovely Sundae of Seasons CD, with some Cuttlebug embossing, string and buttons added. The give thanks sentiment is by Nikky from Polkadoodles.

I'd also like to enter this into the following challenges:

A Spoonfull of Sugar - Anything Goes.

Flutterby Wednesdays - Thank You

Sunday, 21 November 2010

Baby Card & Jacket

I made this card and baby jacket for a neighbour who's just had a baby boy.

For the card I used papers and images from Polkadoodles, the gingham papers are from their Sugar Birdies CD, and the sentiment and baby image from their Sundae of Seasons CD.

Other stuff I used are Woodware feet brads, Cuttlebug Swiss dots folder, duck and teddy buttons and blue gingham ribbon.

I knit the baby jacket with Sirdar Snuggly Crofter Baby Fair Isle effect DK, it's really soft and lovely to knit with.

Delicious Doodles have got a brand new challenge blog and they're having a celebratory blog hop. Their first challenge is Anything Goes and I'd like to enter these into it. There's loads of prizes to be won, to find out more click on the DD name above.

Thursday, 18 November 2010

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 77, Vellum

This week at C.R.A.F.T we want you to use vellum in your projects, and for my DT card I've used an image from our sponsor Sew Many Digital Stamps.

For my DT card I've used 'Bear in Stocking', coloured with Promarkers and Sakura pens. The vellum on my card is the backing paper, printed from funky Hand's Funky Christmas Time download, the baubles and sentiment are from the same download, with lots of glitter added to them.

The scalloped oval behind the bear is glitter paper embossed with the Cuttlebug Christmas Stars folder. I added some ribbon down the side and hung some jingly bells with gold thread.

This week is my last week with C.R.A.F.T, I've loved my time on the DT and wish all the team the very best of luck for the future!

Thursday, 4 November 2010

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 75 Dry Embossing

This week at C.R.A.F.T the theme is Dry Embossing. Our sponsor is Claire, and the prize is three of her digital stamps of the winner's choice from her shop Hope Jacare Doodles.

The C.R.A.F.T DT used Claires lovely images for our projects, and for my card I used Hamish, who can be found along with the rest of Claire's lovely images at Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps. I coloured Hamish with pencils, the backing paper and leaves are from Polkadoodle's Sundae of Seasons CD.

For the embossing I used the Cuttlebug daisy folder, and the sentiment is from a Polkadoodles stamp set.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Polkadoodles - 'Autumn'.

Incy Wincy Designs - 'Anything Goes'

Thursday, 21 October 2010

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 73 - Spooky

This week at C.R.A.F.T the theme is Spooky!

Our sponsor is Craft Obsessions, and the prize is a £10 voucher to spend in their online shop.

For my DT creation I've made a bookmark, the skulls pattern is from Cross Stitcher magazine, the spider's web paper is from the Gothic Bruise collection from Crafty Chaos Designs, all stitched onto black pearl card.

This week we welcome two new DT members Gemma and Kerry - to see their's and the rest of the DT's spooky creations, go and have a look at C.R.A.F.T, and we look forward to seeing what you make this week!

I'm also entering this into Polkadoodle's challenge 'Something Spooky'.

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Cross Stitch Bird Card

A card I made for my sister's birthday, the bird pattern is from Cross Stitcher magazine, and the paper is from Polkadooodle's Back to Nature CD. I crochet the flower and added a button to the centre. The blue lace is from my stash.

I would like to enter this into Polkadoodle's challenge 'make your own embellishments'.

Friday, 8 October 2010

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 71 - Shaped Card

The challenge at C.R.A.F.T this week is to make a shaped card, no square or rectangles allowed!

We have a new sponsor this week, Meljen's Designs, who sell a lovely range of digital stamps and other goodies in their online store, and the prize this week is 4 of their digi images of the winner's choice.

The C.R.A.F.T DT had four of Meljen's Design's to play with, and for my card I used I used Kitty Cat Love:

The card shape is the Build a Flower template from Craftbugs, the orange spotty paper is My Mind's Eye and the green flowery paper is Dovecraft's Funky Vintage. I coloured the image with pencils and added a punched and gilttered butterfly.

Go and have a look at C.R.A.F.T to see what the rest of the DT made with more of Meljen's Designs images, and we look forward to seeing your creations this week!

I would like to enter this onto this weeks Incy Wincy Design's challenge, which is Sparkly Glitter.

Sunday, 3 October 2010

Anniversary Card

Backing paper is Kate Knight Wild Blossom, Prima flowers, I punched the butterflies out of ice diamond lustre paper and glittered them, then added sticky gems.

I'd like to enter this into Incy Wincy Design's Anything Goes challenge.

Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Doll For Macmillan Cancer Support

The knitting club I go to held a coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support last Saturday,and my sister and I knit some clothes for a doll, she was in a 'Name the Doll' competition.

My sister knitted the coat, and I made the rest of the clothes.

The flowers on the bag are from Polkadoodles Sugar Birdies CD.

Thursday, 23 September 2010

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 69 - Teenagers

This week at C.R.A.F.T we want you to create something with teenagers in mind, our sponsor is Angela from Toucan Scraps, and the prize is a product of your choice from her store at Stitchy Bear Stamps.

Angela kindly provided the DT with her new City Street digi papers to use in our sample projects.

For my card I've used Angela's papers with an image from Polkadoodle's Back to Nature CD.

To see what the rest of the DT have made go and take a look at C.R.A.F.T, and we look forward to seeing what you make this week!