Sunday, 19 March 2017

Christmas Card Club Challenge #6 - Two or more Patterned Papers

Hi Crafters,

It is that time again to share a Christmas make for our friendly Christmas Card Club.
We were to use...

TWO OR MORE PATTERNED PAPERS


Recipe
Craft Creations Decoupage Topper
Papers - Dovecraft 'Twelve Days of Christmas' Pad
Gold Peel-offs

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Challenges I'd like to enter:
Crafty Creations - #337 ATG
Double D Challenge - Things That Fly
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - #407 Christmas
CHNC Every Saturday - #325 ATG
CHNC Extra - March ATG
CHNC Patterned Paper Challenge - March Challenge
Sparkles Christmas Challenge - #74 Use Silver or Gold

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The other ladies in the group have some fabulous Christmas inspiration on their blogs today so  please take a look, the list of links is in my CCC tab at the top of my blog.

Thanks for visiting today and I'll see you soon,

Lorraine 
xXx


Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Passion For Promarkers Challenge # 386 - Add lace, Ribbon, Twine

Hi Crafters,

Thank you for visiting today, my blog has been rather neglected and posts have been sparse of late but today I am here to share my DT card for Passion For Promarkers.
This week our challenge is to...

ADD LACE, RIBBON, TWINE.

I've managed to use lace and ribbon in my design but you can use just one if you like.
Please remember to use your Winsor Newton (Letraset) Markers to qualify for the prize and tell us where you have used them in your project.

I've coloured an image that I had in my collection from our sponsor, Di's Digi Stamps, with my markers and added a little glitter to the icing on the cake - this is pink in real life but the light from the camera is turning it lilac.

Recipe
Image - Birthday Rascal - Di's Digi Stamps
Coloured with Pro/flex/brushmarkers
Papers - Decotime Glitter Pad
Go Kreate Frilly #10 Die
Guipure Lace
Ribbon
Pearls

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Challenges I'd like to enter:
The Cutie Pie Challenge - #109 Dies & Digi's
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Mum's Day / Special Female
Craft-Dee Bowz - March Challenge
Allsorts Challenge - #406 Ladies / Girls
Crafty Friends - #53 For a Child
Fussy & Fancy - #182 ATG
Crafty Catz - #361 ATG
Cute Card Thursday - #468 For Mother / Ladies Only
Crafting From The Heart - #130 ATG
Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends - #53 ATG
The Ribbon Girl - March Card Challenge

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Di's Digi Stamps are offering a $12 voucher to the lucky winner, now you can't pass up the chance to win that can you? .... so get out your markers and start colouring! :o)
Thanks for popping in today,

See you again soon,

Lorraine
xXx

Saturday, 11 March 2017

Butterfly

Hi Crafters,

I recently won a blog candy from Pauline, check out her blog, she makes some fabulous projects. It was a magazine with dies and stamps attached and I couldn't wait to get started.
Here are the post-it note holders that I made and a card.


The die cuts the outline and a filigree centre, it's very pretty and versatile. Then there's the matching stamp too and some useful sentiments.


I love this wavy sentiment stamp, I can see me using this one a lot.


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Well this post is rather late in the day, I've been busy getting some orders finished, poor hubby hasn't seen me all evening :o/ Now I'm done in and ready for bed so I'll toddle off now and see you soon.

Lorraine
xXx


Sunday, 5 March 2017

Christmas Card Club Challenge #5 - Off The Wall/Non Traditional

Hi Crafters,

It's a bright, Sunny morning here in Norfolk, a promise of what's to come.
An hour later
(well that was short lived....the promise of what was to come was...RAIN!)

Our Zoe has chosen a theme of 

OFF THE WALL/NON TRADITIONAL

This made me scratch my head a little but eventually I came up with a card that was somewhat quirky for Christmas.


Although it still has a Christmas tree the colours are not usual for Christmas. I bought this Britannia Christmas Tree die a long time ago with great expectations from it but each time I use it I find I don't like the result, but maybe that's just me.

Challenges I'd like to enter:
Crafty Creations - #336 ATG
Brown Sugar - #240 ATG
Crafty Friends - #52 All That Glitters
CHNC Every Saturday - #323 ATG Christmas
CHNC Extra for March - ATG Christmas

Well I hope you enjoy your Sunday and that the weather is kind where you are.

Lorraine
xXx

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Vintage Spitfire

Hi Crafters,

Happy St. David's Day!

 I recently won the challenge at Delicious Doodles and Teri kindly asked me if I would be a guest designer this month, of course I said yes!
The theme for this month is ...

ADD SOMETHING GREEN


Recipe
Image - Vintage Spitfire - Delicious Doodles
Coloured with Pro/flexmarkers
Papers - Well Traveled - Carina Gardner
LOTV Sentiment Stamp
Twine
Card Candy

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Challenges I'd like to enter:
Crafty Cardmakers - #183 Go Green
Come & Get It - #206 It's in the Male
Creative Moments - #112 ATG - op twist - Keep It Masculine
Moving Along with the Times - #39 For a Man
Creative Fingers - #125 ATG

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Well it is March now and time is just flying by again this year.
I can't wait for Spring to be in full flow, I'm ready for some warmer, brighter weather now.
Hope you are all well and thank you for visiting today.

Lorraine
xXx

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Passion For Promarkers Challenge # 384 - In The Pink

Hi Crafters,

Long time, no see!
It's been over a week since I posted here, just can't believe where the time has gone.
It's been such a busy time that the computer, blogging and commenting has had to sit on the back burner, ...again~!
Well I'm here now to showcase my DT card for Passion For Promarkers.

Our theme this week is...can you guess?
IN THE PINK


Recipe
Image - Bugaboo Stamps - Girl Cupcake Sitter
Coloured with Pro / Flex and Brush markers
DecoTime Papers
Apple Blossom Die - Lace Panel
LOTV Sentiment Stamp
Organza Ribbon, Glitter and Pearls

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Challenges I'd like to enter:
In The Pink - #113 Dies and or Punches
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - #404 Mother's Day / Female
Crafty Catz - #359 ATG
Brown Sugar - #239 - ATG
Crafty Friends - #52 All That Glitters
Craft-Dee Bowz - February Challenge
Sweet Stampers - #4 Add a Sentiment
The Ribbon Girl - Any Image Challenge
Glitter n Sparkle - #228 ATG
Crafting From The Heart - #148 ATG

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Please remember to be eligible for the prize you must follow the theme and use your Winsor Newton (formerly Letraset) Markers. Also, to help us please state which products you have used, ie. 'coloured with Promarkers', thanks.

Our sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps and they are offering 4 digital images to the lucky winner.

Hope you are all well and having fun creating.

Lorraine
xXx

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Christmas Card Club Challenge #4 - Snowy Mountains and Skies

Hi Crafters,

Firstly I'd like to apologise for not visiting you all lately. 
Orders have been coming in thick and fast and whilst this is a good thing it prevents me from spending time blogging and commenting so I'm sorry if you haven't heard from me for a while. I appreciate all who have commented here of late and I will try to pop by soon.

Now on to the Christmas Card Club theme for this fortnight...

SNOWY MOUNTAINS & SKIES


Recipe
Christmas Village Die by Crafters Companion
Gold Glitter Card
Gold glitter Embossing Powder

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This is a very minimal and CAS card design for me. I cut the die and inked through it with Versamark embossing ink then sprinkled with gold glitter embossing powder and heat set.
It looks very sparkly in real life.
I've only managed one card this challenge but a lot of the team have been making multiple cards this year to get ahead with the Christmas rush, do take a look at their marvelous designs - a list of their blogs is in the tab at the top of my page.

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Challenges I'd like to enter:
CHNC Every Saturday - #321 ATG Christmas
CHNC Extra - February Challenge
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - #403 Christmas
Winter Wonderland - ATG Christmas
Allsorts - #403 ATG

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Lorraine
xXx