Sunday, March 25, 2012

Easter Basket

Hi Everyone,
Firstly I would like to say welcome to my new followers, when I first started my blog I didn't think I would have 10 followers let alone over 50, so thanks so much I really appreciate each and every one of you.
Now today I have a little Easter Basket to show you...
and I am going to say sorry about the photo's, I am not a good photographer at the best of times and trying to get good pic's of this was difficult.
The images are from the CC Designs Spring has Sprung set, he is such a cute rabbit , don't you think?
and this is the other side, with these cute eggs that are part of the set.
I found the tutorial on how to make these at Stempeleinmaleins they have lots of great tutorials and hints and a lot are in cms which is great for me.
Moving Along with the Times this week would like to see something with Easter Wishes and PaperPlay would like Spring Colours, also Cute Card Thursday has the classic Anything Goes. I am going to enter my basket into all these challenges.
Needless to say most of the chocolates have already been eaten! So lucky I got the pics when I did hahaha.

Card Recipe
Copic and Prisma Pencils 
Eggs - E53, E51, E50 Ginger Root
Flowers - R0000 Blush Pink
Rabbit - W00, W1 , Colorless Blender, Warm Grey 90% , Warm Grey 50% Peach
Grass- G40 , G21
Zest it blending solution
Liquid Pearls - Petal pink , White Opal
Stickles - Frosted lace
DP- Nitwits Bonnets 'n' Bowties collection
Punch - MS Daisy Border
Dies- Nellies Multi flower SB small standard circles and scallops
Images - CC Designs - Spring has Sprung set 
Flowers - WOC Roses , others from my stash
Scor Pal

I hope you liked my little Easter creation, thanks so much for visiting me and all the lovely comments you leave.
Oh btw I have already given this to my Daughter, that's why most of the choccies have gone!
Have a great week everyone.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Sweet Spring!

Hi Everyone,
 I hope you are all going well, and have been having fun in your craft spaces, I know I have today!
I have been working on a card for the brand new challenge blog Sweet Stamping Pixies and for there very first challenge the theme is Spring, now I know here in Aussie land we are heading into Autumn , but I thought this way I can dream about those lovely Spring days , hehehe
Now these are colours that are a bit different for me, but this very pretty Kaisercraft paper called Tea at Elsie's got me started , and then I just couldn't stop lol. I was very happy with the way it all came together.
Here's a close up of the very sweet Swiss Pixie Leisel and her Wheelbarrow and the Swiss Birdhouse.
I have added Clear Spica pen to her wings ,butterflies and the heart , but you can't see it in the photo , grrrr.
All That Scraps Wednesday Challenge is Anything goes so I am going to enter this little sweetie there also.
This is the inside , the dies are a set from Nellie's called Square Lily.
These dies cut beautifully , I use my cuttlebug that I have had since day one, and they cut like a dream.
If you are anything like me , sometimes I am a little scared of brands I don't know , until I read a few reviews , but I was very impressed with this range. So of course I got a couple more lol.
and you can make a button with this set , that matches your card perfectly! Did you see the little cross over on my button , that's card stock , I got this idea from the lovely Pam Sparks, she makes the most beautiful cards and so helpful , you can visit Pam at her blog HERE.

The images , dies , sentiment , leaves all came from Bizzy Bec's Online Store , the images are older lines and so is my DP, But if you are looking for something just email Bec and if it's a company that she keeps she may be able to help you. Bec is wonderful to deal with , so don't be shy , hehehe

Copic's and Prisma pencils used
Clothes - B45, B41 Slate Grey YR23, YR21 Goldenrod
Wings and Butterflies - B000, B0000, B21 Slate Grey , Spica Clear
Hair - E55, E53, E51, E50 Light Umber
Skin - E0000, E000, E00, E11 Henna 
Wheelbarrow and Birdhouse - YR65, YR12 Orange E42.E41, E25 Light Umber
C00, Warm Grey 90% G21, G94 Olive Green
Grass - G21, G94, G85, YG93 White Opaque pen, 
Tutorial for grass at Pops Blog HERE , I don't use the same colours as pops , as I don't have them, but I'm working on it lol.

I would like to enter the following challenges
ATS Wednesday Challenge - Anything goes

Thanks so much for stopping by today, sorry if I have been rambling , but there was just so much to talk about today. I hope you all have a wonderful week.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Easter Greetings!

Hi Everyone,
Well Easter is just around the corner and I have been working on a card for my friend at work, she has two little girls and I thought they might like Tilda with Eggs in her Apron!
I love Easter cards , they are always so bright and pretty, I have created a little scene with the Magnolia Lovely Fence Die, and have added grass under and on top of the fence, trying to make it look like it's growing through the fence , what do you think ? does it look real , I have also added some clouds for the background.
The Sentiment and the Eggs are from a Crafty Secrets set called Easter Joy.
The Tropical Flourish die is from Cherry Lynn dies and I cut it up to frame my image, the lace along the bottom is also by Cherry Lynn, they have the most beautiful dies!
The DP is from Nitwit collections digi paper, and the little ribbon is from my stash.
Here is a closer look at tilda , don't you just love that hair, so cute!
I have coloured tilda using my copic markers and prisma pencils and the clouds are inked in Memento Summer Sky.

I would like to enter the following challenges
Simply Magnolia - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by today, I love to read the lovely comments you all leave me.
I hope you all have a wonderful crafty week.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Pixie Sparkle!

Hi Everyone,
I hope you are all well and happy today, it's been a beautiful day here and it's starting to feel like Autumn Yay!
For my card today, I have used a LOT of sparkle!
If you know me then you will know that I normally don't add much glittery things, and now I probably know why , you should have been here to see me in the hugest mess , with glue and glitter and sparkles stuck to just about everything except the card ROFL! but I did get there in the end....
This gorgeous image is from All that scraps and is called Swiss Pixie Lucy and I have teamed her with a
 Make it Crafty  toadstool image.
Her wings have had the glitter treatment as well as the white flower. The pearl border is so bright and pretty irl, it's so hard to get a good pic of sparkles.
The butterfly came from the $2 shop and the lovely lace come from my Mum's stash, she was having a clean out and offered me some laces and ribbons, of course I grabbed them up with glee!
The DP is from Nitwit collections called Promises too, and the cardstock is Stampin up Bashful blue.
I don't have the list of copic's and pencils used , it got lost in the glitter mess hehehe.

I would like to enter the following challenges

Well that's it for me today , thanks so much to everyone for all your lovely comments,
you are all such a fantastic bunch, love you lots.
PS, I almost forgot , Did you see all the yummy candies happening , check out my side bars,
Sue, Karen, Tracy and Jacque have all got lovely prizes up for grabs. Click on the pics and you will be there.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Sketch Time at Bizzy Bec's

Hi Everyone,
Well the time is flying by and it's March already! So that means time for a brand new challenge at Bizzy Bec's.
This month the lovely Leonie has put together a fabulous sketch for us to follow.
Now you can turn it (as I did ) flip or rotate it , but we must be able to see the sketch in your project to be eligible for a prize, and you wouldn't want to miss that!
 I have used the adorable Cody Fishing from Bec's Online Store and is available for just $2.00 in digi format. I coloured Cody in Copic's and just a little pencil. The Gone Fishin Sign is from the Dollar Graphics Depot. I also used my template for the clouds  from Bev at All the things I love blog and you can find her blog HERE.
Here is a peek at the inside, following the same theme.
I usually don't do many boys cards, but this one just seemed to work for me, 
I have sponged around all the edges with Memento Summer Sky.

Card Recipe
Digital Images - Bizzy Bec's / Dollar Graphics Depot
Rubber Stamps - Happy Birthday , Gina K Designs
DP - Kaisercraft
Ric Rac is from my stash
Copic & Pencils
Water - B29, B24, B21
Boat - E42, E40 Warm Grey 50% , Beige
Hat & Shirt - YG93, YG 0000, YR21, YR12 Goldenrod
Fishing Rod - E23, N2 Dark Brown
Skin - E0000, E000, E00
Hair E50 Light Umber

So that's about it for me today , head over to Bizzy Bec's Store Blog  and check out all the gorgeous creations the rest of  the Design Team have come up with!
Also while you are there Bec has a Mini Blog Candy with a gorgeous Tilda up for grabs.
Isn't she adorable!!!! 

Just a note to my regular followers, Our dog is heaps better, thanks for all the well wishes, I really appreciated all your kind words.
Take care everyone, and Happy Crafting.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Not a Card!

Hi Everyone,
Well it's been another flat out week , and thank goodness tomorrow is Friday!
I have been trying to finish this project all week and finally got there today, MDUC this week asked for a colour combo of Pink , Orange and White, rather groovy I think lol.
I haven't done anything like this before , but I picked up this little box at the reject shop for $4 and decided to give it a go, it's for my daughter , she is always loosing bobby pins and hair clips , so I made this for all her pins and things to be in one place! Hopefully .......
It's a wooden box with a glass panel in the top where I have used DP , Doily and Tilda.
This is the inside, which I kept pretty simple, because it's for pins.
Here is a side view, I have used a Cherry Lynn Die and some ribbon from my stash.
This beautiful wood flourish is from Make it Crafty and was a free gift when I placed an order recently, I have painted it with Kaisercraft Hot Pink .

I would like to enter the following Challenges
Magnolia Down Under Challenge #135 - Colour Combo Pink , Orange & White
Allsorts Challenge Blog - It's your choice

I don't have a recipe for this little box , I didn't even write down the copic markers I used,
as I said before it's been one of those weeks, we have had a sick dog and it's been a real worry , but I think he has turned a corner now and is on the road to recovery.
I hope you are all well and happy out there in blog land, and thanks for stopping by and leaving me such wonderful and kind comments.

PS. Have you seen the amazing candy Jacque has on her blog!!!! Check it out here on the top right hand side bar and follow the link.