Monday, October 31, 2011

Sande`s Sketch

Hey my sweet friends!

Today we have a sketch in store for you over at WhoopsiDaisy. It`s a design by our fabulously talented Sande.

Last night i must have been sleeping in a weird position course when i woke up this morning my neck was like a trainwreck. So i have been struggling with managing to do anything today. I have managed to finish my card for the challenge though. I thought it took forever. I was absolutely NOT satisfied with it. And i was wondering for a long time what i should do with it. I thought it looked incredibly boring. Then after a while i found these pins i won in a candy a while back. So i slapped them on the card with a big bow and a flower and suddenly the card looked totally different. (Thank god for that...i don`t think i would have managed to make a new one, lol) So now i just hope you like it.



The colours i have used are these:

Skin:
Vanilla, Saffron, Oatmeal, Tan

Hair:
Cocoa, Pasel yellow

Dress:
Sky blue, French navy, Arctic blue

Dots:
Blush, Almond, Dusky pink, Sunkissed pink, Satin


The papers are Basic Grey Cappella collection and Porcelain collection and the Shabby Vintage collection from Tim Holtz.


The image is from the brand new line of digis by Linnie. You can find it on sheet #315 in The WhoopsiDaisy Digi shop.

Challenges i`m entering:

Craft your Passion
- Challenge #82 Bingo (I chose Pearls, free and ribbon. As my free spot i have used vintage)
Kaboodle Doodles - Challenge #91 Sassy Girls
Paper Pretties - Use a sentiment challenge
Pollycraft - Challenge #117 Anything goes
Stamps & Fun = Creativity - Challenge #71 Vintage
The Pink Elephant - Challenge #123 Distressing
Addicted to stamps - Challenge #17 Shabby, Shabby chic or vintage
Come and get it - Anything goes challenge
Dream Valley - Challenge #19 Anything goes
The Squirrel and the Fox - Challenge #4 Hats or flowers
Basic grey - Challenge #56 Anything goes


Well i hope this card gave you some inspiration. So now i am looking forward to seeing you over at the challengeblog entering our challenge.
Have a great week!

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Blessed by Sara Burrier

Hey sweet friends!

Here i am again to pester you with my jibberjabber, lol. This week hasn`t been the best for me. On tuesday i was completely without any voice and to have to work in a grocery store with no voice to talk to the customers, is not so cool. The customers thought it was very funny though, lol.

Well...on to my creation. This time i have made a card using the totally adorable digi "Blessed" by Sara Burrier. And because she is so cute i had to use "cute" colours too, lol. She is available right here in the Crafts and Me store.

The colours i have used are:

Skin:
Vanilla, Saffron, Oatmeal, Tan

Hair:
Cinnamon, Tan, Putty, Satin

Dress:
Tea green, Grey green, Honeydew, Ice grey #1

Other colours:
Baby pink, Rose pink, Pale pink, Gold, Poppy


We also have some exciting news at Crafts and Me. Teresa has signed on a new artist. Her name is Janna Prosvirina. Tomorrow Teresa is releasing the new rubberstamps designed by this talented lady. And `boy, are you in for a real treat. So make sure you don`t miss the release!

Challenges i`m entering:

Sweet Stampin` - Anything goes challenge
Crafts 4 eternity - Challenge #43 Recipe
Polkadoodles - Challenge #43 Mystical and magical
Totally PaperCrafts - Challenge #90 Glitter it
Charisma Cardz - Challenge #43 Anything goes
Dutch Dare - Challenge #136 Pearls and swirls

Also make sure to enter our challenge over at the challengeblog. The theme is winter blue`s. Hope you are enjoying your weekend.


Friday, October 28, 2011

New challenge at Phindy`s Place.

Good morning everyone!

Usually i hate Paper Piecing, but this time i think i made it work. Thanks to a lot of great advice from my teamies last time we did this challenge, i managed to do it right, lol. I guess by now you have figured out that we are having a Paper Piecing challenge over at Phindy`s Place. Please don`t run away if you are like me, not liking this theme. It is actually really easy.


First time i did this, i totally messed up. And my card turned out...how should i put it...ok awful, lol. What you need to do is to put your patterned paper in your printer and print out the image you are going to paper piece. If you are doing several patterns you have to print the image on to the other paper too. Just make sure you don`t change the size of your image. Then you cut out the pieces you are going to use. Like i have done the dress for this image. Obviously it`s not cool to paper piece skin and hair, lol, so i have coloured it with my ProMarkers.


The image i have used is called Flower Frock and is available right here in Phindy`s Place online store. I have also used one of my new dies from Marianne Design. The english rose. I just love how this turned out.

Challenges i`m entering:

Charisma Cardz - Challenge #43 Anything goes
Scrapbook Sisters - Challenge #58 Anything goes
Passion for ProMarkers - Challenge #123 For a child
Crafty Ribbons - Challenge #5 Bingo (I actually have allmost everything on the bingoplate lol. I only miss the lace. It is not so easy to see but the lacy die around the image is dry embossed)
Dutch Dare - Challenge #136 Pearls and swirls
Simon says....Anything goes


Doesn`t this sound easy? It`s a perfect excuse to try out paper piecing. So come on an join in on the fun over at Phindy`s Place. If i can do this...you can too! I really look forward to see your creations. Don`t forget to leave some sugar for my teamies. Have a great weekend!

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Sparkle at Crafty Purple Frog

Hey Peeps!

This has been a totally crappy week. I`ve been sick and the crafting has really not been up to it`s max. Tuesday when i was at work, my voice was totally gone. When i tried to say something there were just some hhhzzzz`ing noises coming out of my mouth. The customers of course thought it was very funny but i, with my blabbering mouth, didn`t think it was quite as fun. Imagine....Me...tha talking head....not being able to talk....Disaster!!!!,lol. THANK GOD! My voice is allmost back, lol. Only downside to that, is that i instead has gottn a really runny nose, lol. Well...enough blabbering, lets get down to buisness, shall we?

Over at Crafty Purple Frog we are having a new challenge and the theme set is SPARKLE! Don`t we all love sparkle, lol?


For my inspiration sample i have made another mini-card. It measures 4x4". The image i have used is called White Peacock Dryad and it is a pyramage sheet soon to be released in the Crafty Purple Frog online store. It is designed by the amazingly talented ChingChou-Kuik. These sheets come pre-coloured. You just have to cut and glue them. They are awesome for you that want`s to make a card in a hurry.


I have layered the image with 3D cushins to make it pop a bit. I also put on a big chunk of bling, lol. This is some of the left overs from my wedding. I just love the colour. I also added a rose trim from Marianne Design. I think these are so cute. To add a bit of more sparkle to my card i added some stickles icicles on the trim. Hope you got a bit inspiration and if you need more...you just have to hop on over to the challengeblog to see all those incredibly gorgeous creations from my teamies. Don`t forget to enter our challenge while you are there though, lol.


Challenges i`m entering:

Party Time Tuesdays - Challenge 39 Anything goes
Digi Doodle Shop`s Best - Challenge #80 Anything goes
Hanna and Friends - Challenge #117 Glitter
Paper Crafting Journey - Challenge #22 Use a digi
Paper Pretties - Challenge #177 Embellish it
The Paper Shelter - Challenge #37 Anything goes
Scrapbook Sisters - Challenge #58 Anything goes
Simon says....Anything goes
Going Grey with Scrap Creations - Going digi (My papers are from Bearly Mine Designs, image is Crafty Purple Frog)
Forever friends - Anything goes challenge


It`s allmost weekend, so i wish you all a great weekend. I on the other hand has a work weekend, lol. So enjoy and happy crafting!




Monday, October 24, 2011

Fairy magic at WhoopsiDaisy

Hey peeps!

It`s monday and that means a new challenge over at WhoopsiDaisy. This time we want to see some fairy magic. Pull out your fairy stamps or digis and join in on the fun.

This time i have found a bit of a sassy fairy and i made a teen birthday card. You can find her on sheet #243 in the WhoopsiDaisy digi shop. Before i started making this card i had seen in the back of my head a bit more ethereal creation with soft colours. O`boy did i miss that one, hahaha.


Colours i have used:

Skin:
Vanilla, Saffron, Oatmeal, Tan

Dress:
Maroon, Mulberry, Slate

Stockings:
Cool grey #1,3,4,5

Hair:
Cocoa, Pastel yellow, Buttercup




Challenges i`m entering:

The Corrosive Challenge Blog - Challenge #135 Flying things
The Squirrel and the Fox - Challenge #3 One for the girls
Paper Sundaes - Challenge #92 Sundae Bar (I have used the toppings black and flowers)


Do you wanna play? Well....then you know what to do. Hop on over to WhoopsiDaisy Challenges and make your entry. Just follow the link. Can`t wait to see what you come up with. Have a great week everyone and see you over at the challengeblog!



Friday, October 21, 2011

Blue Christmas at Phindy`s Place

Hey Peeps!

And no, it don`t means that we are having a miserable Christmas preparation over at Phindy`s Place, lol. We just want you to make a Christmas creation using the colour blue. The shade of colour you can pick out yourself.

For my card i have used the Jingle Bear image. It is available right here in Phindy`s Place shop. And the gorgeous DP is from Bearly Mine Design.


The colours i have used for the image are:

Skin:
Vanilla, Saffron,Oatmeal, Tan

Jacket:
Midnight blue, Royal blue, Shale

Polarbear:
cool grey #1 and 2, Duck egg, Cool aqua, Black, Silver metallic

Other colours:
Walnut, Terracotta, Spice, Honeycomb, Powder blue, Pastel yellow

I also used flower soft on the girls bonnet and mittens


Challenges i`m entering:

Forever friends - Anything goes challenge with an animal.
Shelly`s images - Show us what you got challenge
Creative Belli Blog - Challenge #128 Flower soft, felt or chunky glitter
Heidi`s Hobbystuggu
- October challenge, Three of a kind (I have used 3 pearls in the left bottom corner)
I did it Creations - Challenge #77 Animals

I hope you want to come over to Phindy`s Place and join us for some fun. Looking forward to seeing you there.

I actually don`t know what i did wrong with my post this time course i posted it to go live this morning at 0900 UK time, but when i got home today i noticed the post still wasn`t posted. So i`ll just have to try this again.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Colour challenge at Crafts and Me

Good morning everyone!

It`s time for a new challenge over at Crafts and Me. And it is a colourchallenge. Our very talented Mina has set the challenge and she would love to see you use the colours PINK, BLUE and GREEN. I really hope you are up for the challenge. I just love how the colour combo turned out, lol.

The prize is a Sweetpea Stamp
Caron Vinson's Scorpio






And if you're not lucky enough to win it you can get it Here at the Crafts and Me store












For my card i have used the brand new Lady of the Field by Sara Burrier. I had so much fun colouring her. She is so beautiful. She is available right here in the Crafts and Me store.


The colours i have used for this beauty are:

Skin:
Vanilla, Saffron, Oatmeal, Tan

Hair:
Cocoa, Pastel yellow

Dress:
Dusky rose, Almond, Pale pink, Maroon, Fuchsia pink

Mushrooms:
Shale, Burgundy, Crimson, Cinnamon, Putty, Satin, Tan


Challenges i`m entering:

Everybody Art - Challenge #164 Mushrooms
Flutterby Wednesday - Challenge #176 Open
Nordsalten Hobbyklubb - Challenge #40 Use a digi


Now it`s your turn to make something of these colours. I can`t wait to see what you come up with, course i agree with Mina that many creation with this colour combo just blows me away. Hop on over to the Crafts and Me challengeblog and join us in the new challenge! Look forward seeing you there.





Monday, October 17, 2011

Free and easy at WhoopsiDaisy

Hey sweet crafters!

We`re back with another challenge over at WhoopsiDaisy. This time we are doing it free and easy. That means you can make ANYTHING you`d like. I bet this is everyones favourite, lol.

For my card today i have used an image from sheet #280. Isn`t she beautiful? I just love her flowing hair.


The paper is from Webster`s Pages and the doily frame is my brand new Marianne D Creatable Double frame, available at Bunny Zoe`s Crafts. The bling swirl is from Prima and it is slightly butchered, lol.


The colours i have used are these:

Skin:
Vanilla, Saffron, Oatmeal, Tan

Hair:
Walnut, Terracotta, Spice, Honeycomb

Dress:
Lemon, Soft lime, Lemon chiffon

Other colours:
Forrest green, Sunflower, Sandstone, Cocoa

Challenges i`m entering:

Heart song Inspirations - Challenge #20 Flowers and/or felt
KB Cute Monday - Challenge #31 Anything goes
Corrosive Challenge blog - Challenge #135 Flying things
Stamptacular Sunday - Challenge #134 You choose

Well... you have seen mine, so now it`s your turn to show me yours, hahaha. Hop on over to the challengeblog and join in on the fun we`re having. The Daisy Divas have as usual some real stunners to show you, so don`t miss out. I wish you all a great week and happy crafting!




Sunday, October 16, 2011

Emerald Faerie Garden challenge #11

Hey Sweet Friends!

Today we are having a new challenge over at The Emerald Faerie Garden. The challenge is Flowers, flowers, flowers.

For my card i have used the image of Willy & Amy and it is available right here in the Emerald Faerie online Shop. Aren`t they adorable? I found the perfect background to use for these two lovebirds. You can find it at Make it Crafty.


Both images i have coloured with my beloved ProMarkers. I have used so many colours that it would take too long to mention them all here.


Now...i hope you will come and join us at The Emerald Faerie Garden challenge blog. The theme is so easy that you can`t avoid making something for us. Just be sure to visit my teamies and leave them some sugar. I know they would love it, lol!


Saturday, October 15, 2011

Skrappekammeret and a DT call

Hey hey hey!

I wanted to enter my application as a DT at a nowegian challengeblog called Scrappekammeret. In that occacion i combined their sketch with my card for the blogpost i did over at the Crafts and Me Shopblog.


I made a new Halloween Card, probabely the last one for the season, lol. Halloween isn`t actually one of my fav seasons, lol. The image i have used is designed by Hannah Lynn and is available right here, in the Crafts and Me shop. This beauty of a witch is called Pricilla.


The colours i have used are these:

Skin:
Vanilla, Saffron, Oatmeal, Tan

Hair:
Shale, Berry red, Lipstick red

Dress and hat:
Black, Warm grey #3,4 and 5, Holly, Emerald green, Lush green

Other colours:
Pastel yellow, Sandstone, Green


The flower i mady myself with a piece of black lace, a vintage button and a feather.


Challenges i`m entering:

Scrappekammeret - Challenge #39 Sketch
Alphabet Challenge Blog - S for soon to be halloween
Card Makin` Mamas - Challenge #31 Halloween
Fussy and Fancy - Fall or halloween
Challenge up your life - Challenge #54 Halloween
Craft Your days away - Challenge #31 Halloween Colours

Happy Crafting!



Dying to die-cut at Marianne`s Design Divas

Hey sweet friends!

My goodness, how many absolutely stunning creations that were entered in last months challenge. The talent out there in the blogworld is truly magnificent. But... it`s finally time for another challenge over at Marianne`s Design Divas. We want you to use die cuts on your creations. Just don`t forget to use some kind of Marianne D produkt on your creation and please also mention in you post what product you have used. In my case i`m rather new to Marianne products, so it is a bit difficult to know all her older products. And i`m sure i`m not alone on the team to struggle with this. So if you please mention the product used it makes our commenting soooo much easier. Thanks for understanding.

Now for this week and the future challenges we are going to have 2 sponsors. The brilliant Marianne her self has been so impressed by all your entries and how many people are already following the blog that she is going to be offering a prize direct from her.
This month one lucky winner will get the following little set.....




a second winner will get a huge lot from our wonderful sponsor

Bunny Zoe

The amazing Nikki is giving this lot....


Isn`t it amazing? Well...since we are going to have two, YES TWO! lucky winners it`s just for you to grab your Marianne D stuff and start creating.

For my creation today i have made a Wheelbarrow with a card inside. One of my blog friends, Bodil, has created this awesome tutorial. It is her own idea and i just loooove this one. She is sooooo creative that lady! So a big tribute to her talent. Please visit her blog right here, and you`ll find lots of inspiration. It is in norwegian but she has a translation button.


I`m sorry but i went a bit overboard with the images. I just wanted to show you all of it, lol


This ribbon is also a Marianne D product but i couldn`t find out where to buy it, i will get back to you on that when i figure it out.


The papers i have used is designed by Pion Design.








Challenges i`m entering:

Sukkers√łtt - Challenge #141 Bretteteknikker
Vintage Udfordring - Challenge #30 Monochromatic
Secret Crafter - Challenge #156 White and one other colour
Polka Doodles - Challenge #41 Ribbons and Bows
Stamp Insanity - Challenge #77 Anything but a card


I hope you enjoyed my creation and thanks to all of you that bothered to stay with me in this loooong post. I promise that next time i will make it shorter, lol.

Have a great weekend everyone and happy crafting! Make sure you hop on over to the challengeblog and enter our challenge. Don`t forget to leave some sugar for the rest of the DT. I know that all of them are just like me. We suck up all the love like spunges, lol. Ok, ok, ok i will finish now, lol!!!






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