Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Independence Day 2

Liberty Bell image from Activity Village.
paper: kraft and yellow card stock.
sentiment: computer generated
others: blue polka dot gingham ribbon, MS pinking scallop punch, Cuttlebug Swiss Dot embossing folder, Big Shot, hand-made flower, Inksentials white gel pen.
Challenges entered:
1. Friday Sketcher #108
2. The Cuttlebug Spot Challenge - Celebrate Independence
3.  Stamp Something - Vintage Flower
4.  Allsorts - Embossing
5. Pile It On - Fold it, Bake it, Do something with it
6.  Magical Crafts - Challenge#18 Flower Power
7.  Papertake - stitch

Independence Day 1

digi image from
sentiment is computer generated.
paper: white card stock, kraft paper, red glitter paper, doily
others: water colour pencil and copic, Inksential white pen, Cuttlebug Swiss Dot embossing folder, Big Shot, deckle scissors.
Challenges entered:
1.  Donna's Den challenge #2 - sketch
2.  The Cuttlebug Spot - Independence day.
3.  Allsorts - Embossing
4.  Papertake - Stitch
5.  Pile It On - Bake it, fold it, do something with it..

Friday, 25 June 2010

Tweeting Birthday

digi image from Designed 2Delights.
Paper: Basic Grey "Offbeat". Green and cream card stock.
sentiment generated from computer, craft scissors, watercolour pencil and Copic..
Challenges entered:
1. Delightful Inspiration-June week 3
2. Scrap-Creations - Anything Goes (must use BG paper)

Thursday, 24 June 2010

Just For You

patterned paper and doily from my stash,  d.i.y ribbon flower with the handmade paper flower added to the centre, sentiment from one of the paper crafting magazine with a tiny flower bud I bought from local store adhered to it.
Challenges entered:
1. The Beary Scrap Design Team - Navy,Turqoise, Lime

Wednesday, 23 June 2010

Thank You For Caring

digi stamp:  Thank You Flower from Raindrop Echo Design(thank you for sharing!).
paper: Basic Grey "Green At Heart" and "Nook&Pantry,
           white,  green & pink card stock.
others: EK Success 2" scallop circle punch, EK Success honey bee scissor, epoxy bling dot, double-sided foam tape, Derwent pink pastel, Copic, watercolour pencils, Cuttlebug Floral Fantasy emboss folder, Big Shot, craft scissor.
Challenges entered:
1. Annabelle Stamps  - Sketch ABSC024
2. Scrap-Creations - Anything Goes (must use BG paper)
3. Cardvaaks - dry/wet embossing & stamp (I use Cuttlebug emboss folder)
4. Paper Sundaes - Pretty As Princess (flowers=pretty..)
5. Charisma Cardz  - bling
6. Crafty Creations - Shine

Caught A Bug?

Digi image from Digi Stamp Boutique.
Paper : Basic Grey Green At Heart (top left & the 2 red circle triangles), digi paper white&blue floral with ladybug from Activity Village, white & red card stock
others: watercolour pencils, baby oil & cotton bud for blending, Olfa circle cutter, Spellbinder classic scallop circle, Big Shot.
Challenges entered:
2. Scrap-Creations - Anything Goes (must use BG paper)
4. Digi Stamp Boutique - June (use DSB stamp)

Birthday Tag

Digi image from Digital Doodling.
paper: white and red card stock
others: water colour pencils, Swiss Dot embossing folder, Olfa circle cutter, beads and yarn.
Challenges entered:
1. The Cuttlebug Spot - embossed tag (I use Cuttlebug Swiss Dot)
2. Cardvaaks - Dry/wet embossing & stamp
3. Clearly Inspired  Challenge #14 - Birthday Bash

Tuesday, 22 June 2010

6 Tulips in flower pot

Tulip in pot digi image from La Boite blog.
Paper : Basic Grey Nook&Pantry, Porcelain
Others: Cuttlebug Swiss Dot folder, watercolour pencils, baby oil & cotton bud for blending, Big Shot, white card stock, gems given by Chris from Simon Says Stamp Group at PCP (thanks girl!, love the sparkling gems).
Challenges entered:
1.  The Craft Garden - 6 flowers only
2.  Charisma Cardz - Bling
3.  Annabelle - Sketch ABSC024
4.  Scrap-Creations - Anything Goes (must use BG dp)
5.  Cardvaaks - Wet/Dry embossing (mine is Swiss Dot emboss folder)
6.  Paper Sundaes - Pretty Princess or girly (flowers & bling=girly)

Monday, 21 June 2010

Pirate Book Mark

Digi image from Pollycraft "Pirate Ethan".
Paper: Basic Grey , Cream card stock
gold colour kite string, single hole punch, water colour pencils, baby oil and cotton bud for blending.
Challenges entered:
1. Basic Grey - Turquoise, Brown & Cream
2. Simon Says - Pirate
3. PCP Simon Says Group Challenge#6 - Boy (this bookmark is for my 10 years old boy student)

Vintage Floral Birthday Card

Flower image from Beccy's Place
Paper: Vintage doodle digi paper from Shabby Princess, orange and white card stock
Embellishment: handmade flower using Nestability smallest scallop circle, inked the edge with orange stamp pad ink and added button in the centre.
others: old rubber stamp sentiment (which I hardly use), watercolour pencils, baby oil and cotton bud for blending, Big Shot.
Challenges entered:
1. Joan's Garden challenge #2 Vintage Paper & Spellbinder (I use vintage doodle digi paper and Nestabilities classic scallop circle )
2.  Cardmaking and Papercraft June Challenge - Flower Power
3.  Clearly Inspired Challenge #14 - Birthday bash
4. Paperplay - Something old (mine is the old sentiment rubber stamp)
5.  Candy Shoppe Design - Birthday.
Check out the Candy Shoppe Design for a chance to win a set of Good Times kit sponsored by Color Me Miki for this month birthday challenge and be a follower to win their blog candy.

*edited to add (23rd June 2010)
I am so thrilled that this card is being selected as the runner-up winner in the Cardmaking and Papercraft Challenge-Flower Power. The result is here.

Saturday, 19 June 2010

ABC DT Search & Candy

ABC TOYS AND CRAFTS is on the look out for 2 NEW Design Team Members. If you are interested go to the ABC Toys and Crafts Blog for all the details.

Here is what you will win if you post about it in your blog

Included is an 8x8 K & Company Vacation Scrapbook
Martha Stewart's micro beads, & 2 confetti tubes
2 packs of Die Cuts
1 pack of Bling
1 flower sticker pack


Sketch Challenge

digital image : Momma Me Designs
stash of patterned paper and white card stock
tools: Spellbinder classic small scallop circle, Olfa circle cutter, MS pinking scallop punch, ribbon, red small rose bud.
Challenges entered:
1. Clearly Delightful Blog Challenge #6 Sketch

Monday, 14 June 2010

Trio Flower

digi image from coloured with Prismacolour pencil, left over of polka dot green patterned paper and some other stash, sentiment from Creative Cardmaking, altered pink flower ( I added the yellow bud in the centre) which I bought in a stalk form but discarded the leaves and the stem, some translucent yellowish green blings.
Challenges entered:
1. Annabelle Sketch #23
2. Easy Craft Project - Green ( I use green colour)

Mice Wishes

Digital image from Designed 2Delights June freebie, coloured with water colour pencils, stash of patterned paper, grossgrain polka dot ribbon, handmade blue ribbon flower adhered with tiny white ribbon flower bud, pink & light blue ribbon flower bud, MS pinking scallop punch.
Challenges entered:
1. Posh Design card sketch challenge #16  

2.  Delightful Inspiration challenge June #2

Friday, 11 June 2010

Summer Day

digi image from Pollycraft coloured with water colour pencils. 
dp - Basic Grey Green At Heart, Cosmo Cricket Early Bird
sentiment - papercraft inspiration, white and bright brown textured card stock embossed with Cuttlebug Swiss Dot folder, 
other: Big Shot, MS pinking scallop punch
Challenges entered:

1.  The Cuttlebug Spot - Sketch 

2.  Paper Romance - Summer Fun
3. Stampin For the Weekend - Summer/Vacation
4.  Sir Stampalot Challenge - Punch ( i use Martha Stewart pinking scallop punch)
5.  Cardvaaks - Stamp & wet/dry embossing

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Christmas Candle Heart

candle heart image from coloured with Copic and added glitter to the candle and heart. Text patterned background paper from PaperCraft Inspiration Issue 67 digi download, the two snowflakes pp and sentiment were downloaded from Papercraft Essential CD pack. I faux stitch the card panel with white pen, added d.i.y ribbon flower & button, hearts embellishment and cream border punch out from MS pinking scallop punch.
Challenges entered:
1. Beary Sweet Challenge #3 Sketch Challenge #3:  Get Sketchy With Us:  June 1-14
2.  ABC Christmas - L for Light (i use candle)
3. SSDS - week 43 use handmade embellishment
4.  Creative Inspirations Challenge #35 - sewing/faux stitch
5.  Cupcake Craft - #94 Dazzle us ( i use glitter paper and glitter on candle & heart)
6.  Etsy Inspired #91 Howbeadyful (i am inspired by this Cinnamon spice-Ear stud gift set
7. Stamp Something - Digi Something ( i use digital image & background/patterned paper/sentiment)
8. Winter Wonderland - Love At Christmas (heart symbolise love)
9. By The Cute & Girly - Something new (new patterned paper & image)

Monday, 7 June 2010

Potted Flowers

potted flower image from Designed 2Delights, Basic Grey Green
At Heart, satin ribbon, water colour pencils, Swiss Dot embossing folder, Big Shot, MS pinking scallop punch and Olfa circle cutter.
Challenges entered:
1.  Basic Grey #21 Sketch
2. Cuttlebug Challenges: Colour Aquas, PinksTurquoiseRaspberries, and Swimming Pool Blue, Vanilla
3.  Delightful Inspiration June 1st challenge potted flowers
4.  Delightful Sketches - Textured (i use swiss dot embossing folder)
5.  Charisma Cardz - #22 Flowers
6.  Stampin for the Weekend - Summer/Travel

Sunday, 6 June 2010

3 hearts

material: red & white card stock, heart patterned paper, glitter, heart punch, flower embellishment.
challenges entered:
1. 2 Sketches 4 You sketch#53


digi image from Shirley 2Girls, stash of patterned paper, pink card stock, swiss dot emboss folder, Big Shot, epoxy dot bling and flowers, water colour pencils, copic, scallop scissors.
Challenges entered:
1. ABC Design Blog challenge-sketch
2. Die Cut Dreams - Number
3. Delightful Sketches - textured
4. Colour Create - Baby Pink & Pastel Blue

Saturday, 5 June 2010

Toadly Father's Day

digi image from Pollycraft, water colour pencils, copic, kraft paper, blue polka dot border from Papercraft & Cardmaking digi paper, swiss dot embossing folder, Big Shot, hearts embellies and blue satin ribbon..
Challenges entered.
1. Paper Sundaes - Kraft & Blue
2. The Cuttlebug Spot - Dad/Grads
3. Delightful Sketches - Textured
4. Simon Says - Male/Father

Thursday, 3 June 2010

Father's Day

digi images from Lost In Paper Scraps baby with bottle, man's face.
other materials: Prismacolour pencils, computer generated sentiments, stash of 2 patterned papers.
Challenges entered:
1. Get Sketchy sketch #40
2. Simon Says - Father's Day/Male Card
3. Tellen's Place - use 2 patterned papers

Tulips In Vase

digi image tulip in vase from La Boite A Surprise coloured with Prismacolour pencils. The image was cut using spellbinder classic scallop circle. Papers are from bits and pieces from my stash.
Challenges entered:
1. Friday Sketcher sketch #104
2. Clearly Inspired Challenge #13 April Showers Bring May Flowers

Spring Flower

digi image from Designed 2 Delights May freebie. Coloured with Copic and Prismacolour pencils. Background digi paper is from Papercraft Inspiration June Bloom "Sunny Meadow" ( i love this paper and have been using it again and again on my cards). Other materials: scallop scissors, yellow satin ribbon, green card stock (olive and apple green).
Challenges entered:
1. Midnight Madness sketch 56
2. Delightful Inspiration "Spring Doodle"
3. Clearly Inspired May Challenge "April Showers Bring May Flowers"
4. Cupcake "Summer Delights" (mine is summer flower blooming)
5. Papertake Weekly "Summer Fun" (fun seeing the summer flower blooming)
6. Whimsical Wednesday "Photo Inspiration" (i was inspired by the vibrant colours in the picture especially the sunny sun, hence the sunflower image in my card)

The Crowned Prince

digi image from Sliekje printed on 2"x2" white card stock and coloured with Copic and Prismacolour pencils. This is for the Something Completely Different Challenge "Birthday Month Crown twincie".

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Triangle Fold Card

Based on Splitcoastamper tutorial, I made this triangle fold flap card.
Flower clear stamp, stash of green polka dot paper, green card stock, diy ribbon flower, EK Success scallop punch, Copic and white gel pen for the scallop faux stitch.
Challenges entered: