Monday, August 29, 2011

Autumn Colours at WhoopsiDaisy

Hey Peeps!

Here i am again! Are you still there? Haven`t gottn tired of me yet, lol? Phew... that`s great! Well...if you are up for another challenge we are doing some autumn colours over at WhoopsiDaisy. So just hop on over if you want to come play with us.

For my card today i have used colour tones in brown, green and orange. The sweet image is from sheet #29 and you can find it right here in Linnie`s shop. The colours are not the ones i use the most. I just don`t seem to find the right embellishment combos. But then again aren`t we allways our own worst critics, lol?


These are the ProMarkers i used for the image:

Skin:
Vanilla, Saffron, Oatmeal, Tan

Dress:
Holly, Lush green, Forrest green, Pastel pink, Antique pink.

Birdhouse:
Walnut, Terracotta, Spice, Honeycomb, Olive green, Marsh green, Moss

Dots:
Ice grey #1, Pastel blue, Arctic blue, Sky blue, Powder blue

Other colours used:
Pumpkin, Canary, Buttercup, Red, Azure, Sandstone, Umber,
Warm grey #2 & 3, Ice grey #5



The glass beads i cut off from a candle light decoration. I bought mine at a design shop called Black Design here in Norway. I think they are a great alternative from the Magnolia`s. The flowers are from Petaloo.



These are the challenges i want to enter:

Challenge at Pojjo`s - Theme is autumn
One stitch at a time - Challenge #77 Halloween/autumn
Scrappy Frogs - Time for some bling
Totally Gorjuss - Challenge #95 As you like it
Well that`s all from me today. Hope you like my card and hope to see you over at WhoopsiDaisy.




Friday, August 26, 2011

Homemade embellies

Good morning everyone!

Yess...today i`m up early lol. Not course i want to though,lol. Well...anyway. At Phindy`s Place we are having a new challenge today. We want to challenge you a bit more this time. We want to see some homemade embellishments! Are you up for the challenge?

For my card today i have used digi paper from Bearly Mine Designs and paper from the Girls Paperie. I wanted to make a card with yellow tones course i saw one other gorgeous card with yellow tones yesterday, and i thought it looked soooo beautiful. I just hope mine looks half as good as that one. If you want to make your own opinion Christine is the guilty one making that awesome card. You can find it right here.


The image i have used is called Grandma`s fancy hat. Isn`t she adorable with that waaaayyy to big hat, lol? I`m sorry but i don`t remember what colours i have used course i somehow misplaced my little note. For the dress i at least used Sunflower, Canary and lemon. For the skin i used coral, sunkissed pink, blush and tan. I also used cool grey #1,2,3 and 4. The rest of the colours are in a blur to me, hahaha.


My homemade embellishment is the butterfly. It is quite simple to make. You have to use a flower with 5 petals. You fold over one of the petals and just snip a little hole right below the fold. Just to make room for the antennas. When you have placed the antennas how you want them, you just glue the petal down on the back. When you`re finished you can embellish your butterfly as you like to. Hope this made any sence. I will soon try to make a tutorial on this, so stay tuned.


The lily is a new gorgeous one from Prima and the corner piece is from Wild Orchid Crafts.



Challenges i`m entering:

Charisma Cardz - Challenge #34 Glitter it
Digital Delights - Digital papers challenge
Digi doodle shop - Challenge #73 Anything goes
Crop Stop - Challenge #34 Anything goes

Thanks for looking and don`t forget to enter the challenge over at Phindy`s Place.




Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The Talisman

Hey my sweet friends!

I`m back with another creation today. The digi team has opened a new challenge over at Crafts and Me. This time we would like you to use some kind of lace on your creation.

My card this time is created in a light grey and lavender colour with hints of lilac and pink. The papers are from Tim Holtz Shabby vintage collection and the paper in the left lower corner i don`t remember the producer. The image is called The Talisman and is one of the newest digis in the Crafts and Me Store. It is designed by Sara Burrier, one of my fav artists. You can find the digi right here if you want to get it for yourself, lol.


The gorgeous die-cut behind the image is from Die-namics and is also from the Crafts and Me store, right here. In the corners i have stamped one partial TH swirl and embossed it with clear embossing powder, available here. I used it as a resist to get a pattern in the paper. I used Distress ink Spun Sugar to make the pattern show off. I also used Distress ink Chipped saffire and Victorian velvet to ink up the edges. I also rughed up all edges and painted them with gesso to make a bit more shabby look.


The colours i have used for this image is:

Skin:
Vanilla, Saffron, Oatmeal, Tan

Tale:
Cornflower, Blue Pearl, Purple

Hair:
Cinnamon, Tan, Putty


Our fabulous sponsor this week is LETRASET!
Letraset has through decades produced innovative media for commercial artists and designers.

This is the fabby prize they are offering one lucky winner.




This gorgeous sentiment is designed by the lovely Donna over at The Emerald Faerie Garden.


I hope you like my creation and if you want to se more yummy eyecandy i suggest you hop on over to the challengeblog and feast your eyes upon the gorgeous creations from the rest of the team. Also...don`t forget to enter our Lace challenge. Good Luck everyone!

Challenges i`m entering:

A Spoonfull of Sugar - Challenge #162 Happy Birthday
Bearly Mine - Challenge #17 Bring on the bling
Crazy Amigo - Mermaid challenge
Heart song Inspirations - Challenge #12 Shabby chic and/or pearls
Make it monday - Challenge #51 Anything goes





Monday, August 22, 2011

THE EMERALD FAERIES GARDEN NEW RELEASE


THE EMERALD FAERIES GARDEN NEW RELEASE

Hi everyone
we have 2 new little faeries for Release for you today
 yay how awesome is that!!


are now for sale at
THE EMERALD FAERIES ONLINE STORE








Be sure to check out what
The Emerald Faeries Garden Design Team have created with this these 2 New little cute faeries ..
here is their Blog List for you

Tracey Manderson's Blog-: http://traceyscountrycraft.blogspot.com/
Debra James's Blog-: http://james-ee.blogspot.com/
Suzi MaManus's Blog-: http://wwwsuzies.blogspot.com/
Tracy Jackson's Blog-: http://stampingseasons.blogspot.com/
DebbiePamment's Blog-: http://debbiepsplace.blogspot.com/
Challenges i`m entering:

Karen`s Doodles - Punch it out
Stamps R us - Anything goes




Summerfun at WhoopsiDaisy

Hey everyone!

Last week we did it as easy as can be with letting you create what you like over at WhoopsiDaisy. This week we are back in buisness and that means we want to see creations that has something to do with summer.

Some sad news... Teresa has decided to step down from the team and we are so sad to see her leave. She has been a great inspiration and it has been great to work with her. I really wish her all the best.

I have done a card in shabby chic style using mostly pink tones. This image can you find right here, on sheet #293. It is one of four gorgeous images on this sheet. I ruffled up the edges and painted them with gesso. I also added a LOTs of layers. I counted 7 layers not counting the card base, lol. So it is a bit heavy.


The colours i have used for this image are these:

Dress:
Pale pink, Antique pink, Dusky pink

Hat:
Antique pink, Burgundy, Carmine

Skin:
Blush, Coral, Sunkissed pink, Tan

Dots:
Sky blue, Pastel blue, Arctic blue

Hair:
Tan, Pastel yellow

Grass:
Forrest green, Bright green




The swirls are Magnolia Doohickey`s and the butterfly is a Martha Stewart Monarch butterfly punch.




Now it`s your turn to go and create. We really look forward to see your fabulous creations. It`s not only we that are ment to inspire you all but you also give us on the DT such valuable inspiration week after week. Thank you all for that. Just take a little peek in the WhoopsiDaisy Challenge blog before you run off to your craft space.

I`m entering these challenges:

The corrosive challenge - Challenge #130 Girlie
KennyK`s Krafty Girlz - Challenge #57 Layers
Quirky Crafts - Challenge #17 Red hat society
Scrappy Frogs - Time for some bling
Papirdokkene - Utfordring #9 Fargeinspirasjon
Nordsalten Hobbyklubb - Utfordring #36 Vintage

Hope you all had a great weekend, and don`t forget to check if you are one of the lucky winners of my celebration candies.




Sunday, August 21, 2011

Candy Winners!

Hey my sweet friends!

I am really overwhelmed by how many that entered my candy this time, and i really want to thank each and everyone of you. I also hope that i have managed to give some inspiration to some of you during the time my candy has been up for grabs. I have gottn so many wonderful comments and you are all soooo nice. I never in my wildest dreams anticipated that i would reach 150 followers, and i even have reached more than that. As i promised i will make another draw if i reached 150 followers, and ta da...

A BIG DRUMROLL....
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Here is the lucky #3


The name behind that number is

ESSMO
You will get a little stamp-surprise in the mail.

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Next one up is:


WENDY

You will receive candy lot #2 which is the Sweet pea stamp, the charms and the vintage images.
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And now...lets give it up for the big winner!!!


CRAFTY KAZ!!!!


Yeay!! A BIG congrats to you all! Please e-mail me at megamuffins@live.no to claim your prizes and i will have them shipped out to you as soon as possible.







Celebration candy

CANDY IS NOW CLOSED!

Hey my Sweet friends!

THIS IS A STICKY POST, PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR NEWER POSTS!

Finally i have managed to put together the candy i have promised you. This is my celebration candy and i have lots to celebrate, lol. I have recently celebrated 1 year of marriage with my hubby, my eldest daughter entered her teenage years the 1st of july, at the end of this month my blog is 1 year and i was asked to join the fabulous Emerald Faeries Garden`s DT. I also managed to get 100+ followers. So a lot of celebrating going on here, lol.


So what is in my little candy?

20 sheets of 6x6" assorted papers. (Webster`s, Melissa Frances, Pink paislee and some others)
1 bottle distress stickles (tattered rose)
1 stamp pad silver
4 white and 4 silver doilies
1 bag of felt flowers
1 ProMarker (Warm Grey #3) Stupid me ordered a double, lol. So i`m giving this away.
3 lengths of lace
1 length of pearl ribbon
1 large blue butterfly
1 sheet of Prima, say it in pearls
1 sheet of Prima, Flower and butterfly (don`t remember the name as i sit here typing, lol)
Some leaf and flowers
Some gems, pearls, brads and a glittery swirl.
and some metal embellies






I also have put together a small extra candy as a #2 slot because i was too late with my candy post. And this contains:

1 stamp (not the one on the photo i just neded a picture with a stamp. I have ordered a sweet pea stamp for this candy but it hasn`t arrived yet. I will post a new pic when the stamp arrives.)
10 charms
and some vintage images.



UPDATE: Here is the actual stamp i ordered for this candy. It is a Sweet Pea stamp called The Dutchess. She is designed by Rebecca Sinz.

So...what do you have to do to win this?
It is not so hard.

1. Spread the word about my candy. Either a post or in your sidebar.

2. Be or become a follower. Please don`t enter only for my candy. It would be nice if you like my blog too. (Pure candy blogs will be deleted)

3. Put your name down below in Mr. Linky. (also leave a comment in case Mr linky goes on vacation, lol)

Please enter only once. Any doubles will be deleted. Oh...and if i manage to reach 150 followers i will add another candy. I have one more stamp for one more lucky winner.

The candy will close at aug 21st, 1500 hours, my time.

Good luck everyone!



1000 sheets of paper - Candy at Amy`s

Hey Peeps!

This is too good to let it get passed by. Amy, over at "A thousand sheets of paper", has yeah...a thousand sheets of paper she wants to give away. She is splitting it up in 5 pieces but still it is VEEERY impressive. She is also adding some stamps! Does this sound like something you would like to have shot at? Please hop on over and visit her blog right here.


Have a wonderful day everyone!





Friday, August 19, 2011

Something new at Phindy`s Place

Hey peeps!

Today over at Phindy`s Place the new challenge is New someting. It can be New baby, new house, new school, newlyweds and so on.


For my card today, i have made an easel card. It`s a while since last time i made one so it was with great fun i made this one. Phindy has as many of you know just become a grandmother and in that occasion she designed this gorgeous image of a sleeping baby. It is called "Brand new" and is available right here. It reminds me of my little sister when she was a baby. She used to sleep with her bottom up in the air. And she looked soooo funny, lol. When she got her tonsils removed she managed to sleep normally.


Here is the list of ProMarkers i have used:

Skin:
Peach, Sunkissed pink, Blush, Tan

Clothes:
Pastel blue, Denim blue, Cool grey #1,3,4

Blanket:
Sky blue, Arctic blue, Azure, Sunflower

Teddybear:
Walnut, Terracotta, Spice, Honeycomb


There is no little boys in my family, so i`ll just have to save this card until a suitable occasion comes along. But it was great to make a boycard. I don`t make too many of those, lol.

More closeups:



I`m entering these challenges:

Ai Factory - August anything goes challenge
Craft us crazy - Challenge #15 Anything goes
Paper crafting journey - Challenge #17 Anything goes
Paper Playtime - Challenge #53 Anything goes
Shelly`s images - Show us what you got challenge
Stamp insanity - Challenge #73 Anything goes
I love ProMarkers - Challenge #79 Easel card
Scrapbook sisters - Challenge #48 Blue
Bearly mine - Challenge #17 Bring on the bling
Deep Ocean - Challenge #6 Light blue
Try it on tuesday - Anything goes challenge
Sukkers√łtt - Utfordring #133 Monokromatisk
Jellypark Challenges - Your favourite embellishment challenge (mine is digistamps)

So now, just don`t forget to enter our challenge over at Phindy`s Place. My teamies have made some gorgeous creations for you to get inspired. So hop on over and play. Thanks for coming here to visit me and for the sweet comments you have left. I really appreciate it.




Thursday, August 18, 2011

DT card - The Crafty Purple Frog, Red Hot theme.

Good morning everyone!

Today we are ready with a new challenge over at the Crafty Purple Frog. We want you to dig out your hot and sassy stash and do your magic with it, lol. My teamies have made some gorgeous creations to inspire you with, so make sure to visit their blogs and give them some luv!


For today`s card i have made it a bit smaller than i usually do. I have made a 5"x5" card. I just have to use some of my scrap cardstock i have laying around and why not make a small sized card instead, lol. The image is called Red Hearts and is available right here.


For a very long time i have been wondering how these type of images are mounted, lol. I`m obviously not the brightest kid in the class, lol. Before i became a DT i got a top4 place in a challenge at The Crafty Purple Frog. And i won one of these type of sheets. It is a bit timeconsuming to cut these images by hand but wow what an affect they have on the finished card. I just loooove these and i really think you ought to try them too, lol. For those of you that are like me, wondering what this is, lol...This particular type of image is called pyramage and you just build the images on top of each other with glue pads.



The sentiment is from The Emerald Faeries Garden.

These are the challenges i`m entering:

Bearly Mine - Challenge #17 Bring on the bling
Crazy Amigo - Black/white/red challenge
Try it on tuesday - Anything goes challenge
Ai Factory - August anything goes
Art impressions stamps - Challenge #28 Anything goes
Craft us Crazy - Challenge #15 Anything goes
Paper crafting journey - Challenge #17 Anything goes
Shelly`s images - Show us what you got challenge
Stamp insanity - Challenge #73 Anything goes

Thanks for looking!






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