Friday, 31 October 2014

Strawberry Fields Forever - BoBunny October Sketch Challenge

Friday, October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Hi everyone! Here is my entry into BoBunny's October sketch challenge. These photos were taken at a strawberry farm not far from where I live. The fields seem like they go forever. It was fun to pick some strawberries then enjoy a fresh strawberry icecream afterwards. :-)

Products used:
BoBunny "Gabrielle" papers
BoBunny Blossoms
Bazzill cardstock
Jillybean Soup chipboard letters
Kaisercraft letters, mini blooms and rhinestones
Brown ink and spray mist

Challenge Entered: BoBunny October Sketch Challenge

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

"What a Mess!" - Once Upon a Sketch Challenge October 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 3 Comments
Hi everyone! Here is my entry into Once Upon a Sketch's October sketch challenge based on the sketch below. Once again my niece Stefanie features in my layout - that's four in a row now! I was struggling with this layout a bit as I wasn't sure which way I wanted to go with it, but this sketch suited perfectly!

Products used:
Kaisercraft cardstock and paper
Inka Gold
Brown paint and ink
Petaloo blooms
Mesh trim and leaves

Challenge entered: Once Upon a Sketch Challenge - October 2014

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Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Love My Horse

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 0 Comments
Hi everyone! This is a layout that I created, not for a challenge or from a sketch, purely because I love the photos and they needed to be scrapped! This is my niece Stefanie with Minnie at their first pony club muster at Tamborine Pony Club in 2010.

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"Beautiful Just the Way You Are" - Dusty Attic October Sketch Challenge 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2 Comments
Hi everyone! This is a layout I have created using the sketch below for entry into Dusty Attic's October Sketch Challenge. The photos are of my niece Stefanie. I've kept the embellishing to a minimum as I wanted a simple yet girly layout.


Products used:
Dusty Attic Fancy Trim #3
Dusty Attic 'Beautiful' title
Maja Design Papers -Ska vi ta en Fika
Petaloo blooms
Prima resin butterflies
Kaisercraft mini blooms
Tim Holtz Distress Paints
Kaisercraft texture stamps and rubon words
Texture paste
Prima and Memory Box stencils
Momento ink

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Saturday, 25 October 2014

Gold Christmas Challenge - Winter Wonderland

Saturday, October 25, 2014 1 Comments
Hi everyone! This is a card I have made for entry into Winter Wonderland's "Gold Christmas" challenge. I decided to put the Copics down for a change and do something different. So with some gold and cream cardstock and a few dies, this is what I came up with. :-) The gold sparkle cardstock is not part of the card, it was only used as a backdrop for the photos.

Products used:
Gold and cream cardstock
Spellbinders dies
Pearl embellishments
Gold/cream ribbon
Christmas stickers

Challenge Entered: Winter Wonderland "Gold Christmas" challenge

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Card Sketch - Incy Wincy Design Challenge

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2 Comments
Hi everyone! Here is a card I made using the sketch from Incy Wincy Challenges. The stamp I chose for this card is from Sweet Pea Stamps called "Kissed By an Angel 2" by Conie Fong. This image has been coloured using Copic alcohol markers.

Products used:
Sweet Pea stamp - "Kissed By an Angel 2
Copic alcohol markers
My Minds Eye "Miss Caroline - Dolled Up" papers and brads
Bazzill cardstock
Sizzix daisy die
Sullivans sun punches
Kaisercraft "You!" stamp set
brown ink

Challenge entered: Incy Wincy Challenge "Sketch Time"
WINNER! Design Team Choice Top 3

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Monday, 20 October 2014

Spring Card Challenge - Stampers and Scrapbookers Wonderland

Monday, October 20, 2014 0 Comments
Hi everyone! Well I had a nice little surprise yesterday. I found out that I had won second place in a challenge at Stampers and Scrapbookers Wonderland. The challenge was to make a card for spring and you must use at least three products bought from their store. In this case it was the purple cardstock, flowers and the little purple beads on the girl's top.

Challenge entered: "Spring Card" at Stampers and Scrapbookers Wonderland
WINNER! Second Prize

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Monday, 13 October 2014

Treasured Moments

Monday, October 13, 2014 0 Comments
Hi everyone! Here is a layout that I created using the new Christmas paper collection from Bo Bunny called Christmas Collage, which I bought from TJ's Scrappin with Style. These papers are so much fun and versatile that I decided to work with the papers rather than cover them with mediums and/or embellishments.

Here it is hanging up in the store at TJ's Scrappin with Style.

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Friday, 10 October 2014

KennyK's Krafty Krew Challenge #181 - Orange & Black

Friday, October 10, 2014 2 Comments
Hi everyone, here is my latest challenge piece featuring KennyK's "Elf Queen" stamp. This challenge involved making a card using one of KennyK's digi or rubber stamps and following the colour scheme below i.e. orange and black.

Products used:
Copic and Spectrum Noir alcohol markers
Kaisercraft  "Tigerlilly" 6 1/2" x 6 1/2" paper
Black cardstock
Whimsy Stamps "Magical Mini Letter Seals" sentiment stamp
Spellbinders, Memory Box and Creative Expression dies
Kaisercraft flowers, blooms and rhinestones and droplet
Rhinestone flourish

Challenge Entered: KennyK's Krafty Krew Challenge #181 - Anything Goes With a Twist: "Orange & Black"
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Sunday, 5 October 2014

Scrapping Outback October Challenge - "White With a Twist"

Sunday, October 05, 2014 10 Comments
Hi everyone! Here is my entry into Scrapping Outback's September Challenge - "White With a Twist". This challenge involves creating a layout using the colours in the picture below. Whilst the flowers appear blue, they are in fact purple. The blue tones are appearing stronger which is usually the case when photographing purple flowers. It also depends on what device you are viewing on, e.g. this picture appears different on my laptop v iPad.

Products used:
BoBunny, Kaisercraft and miscellaneous papers
Prima, Kaisercraft, mulberry and miscellaneous blooms
ScrapFX butterfly frame (large)
FabScraps wordlet
Prima and Kaisercraft stencils
Lace, ink, muslin, rhinestones, pearl flourish

Challenge Entered: Scrapping Outback October Challenge - "White With a Twist"

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La-La Land Crafts Colouring Contest - October

Sunday, October 05, 2014 1 Comments
Hi everyone! This is a scene I created a few months ago featuring Bat Girl Marci and Vampire Luka. Both images have been coloured with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers.  I have entered this piece into La-La Land Craft's Colouring Contest - Make a Scene competition on their Facebook page.

Products used:
La-La Land Crafts "Bat Girl Marci" and "Vampire Luka" stamps
Spectrum Noir alcohol markers
Kaisercraft '13th Hour' paper
Kaisercraft branch chipboard
Dusty Attic lamp post chipboard
Spellbinders "Halloween Fence" die
Spray Mist, Glossy Accents, grey and black ink

Challenge Entered: La-La Land Crafts Colouring Contest - "Make a Scene"

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