Friday, 25 November 2022

Carolers in Blue


I'm the host for this weeks challenge at the Crafty Catz.

Our sponsor is Jan's Digi Stamps
and this is one of her images called Caroling.

The theme chosen by me this week is use blue and silver.




I've coloured the image with polychromo stencils using shades of blue. The background is a snowflake covered patterned paper. Then I've die cut the sentiment and snowflakes from silver card, 

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

My time to craft Christmas - Winter clothing
Craft Rocket - Christmas
Creative Knockout - Time to be merry
Crafty Chicks - All Occasions
Bastel-traum - snowflakes
Crafters Cafe - Dies/punches
Crafty Friends - Christmas
12 month of christmas - ATG/patterned paper

Friday, 18 November 2022

Pretty Poinsettia


The theme for this weeks challenge at Crafty Catz is
Christmas.

Our Sponsor is Le Anne's World
and this is one of their images called
Poinsettia Teapot.



I've only used the poinsettia of the image. It was printed 3 times and coloured with polychromo pencils. There is a white patterned paper in the background. Then a circle has been die cut out of the red patterned paper. The flowers have then been cut out and layered up. A stamped sentiment to finish.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Craft Rocket - christmas
The Sisterhood of crafters - Card with Aperture
The Holly and Ivy - ATG christmas
Try it on Tuesday - Traditional christmas
12 months of christmas - Patterned paper


 

Friday, 11 November 2022

Birthday Cake


It's a new challenge at the Crafty Catz today, so lets eat cake.

Our sponsor this week is Last Minute Miranda
and this is one of their images called Piping Mouse off the Baking up some love set.

Our theme is Birthday Treat.



I have coloured this cute mouse with polychromo pencils. I've used a half fold on the front of the card and decorated it with a Sweet Poppy stencil called Circle texture. So on the in side of the card is a paper sheet with sentiments on to enjoy the sweet things on life. Then there is just a birthday sentiment and a lovely bow.

 i would like to enter this in the following challenges

Shopping our Stash - Buttons and bows
Colour Crazy - ATG coloured

Friday, 4 November 2022

We wish you a Fishy Birthday


It's time for a new challenge over at the Crafty Catz.

The theme this week is 3 or more layers.



This image is from Polkadoodles. It's Pisces from the zodiac set.
I've colored the image with water colour brush pens from Sweet Poppy Stencil,  with just a bit of sparkle over the top.
The background papers are a bit watery looking and I've die cut some small shells.
Then just a sentiment to complete.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges
TTCRD - ATG
Dream Valley - Dies/punches

Tuesday, 1 November 2022

Toucan too


For the new challenge at Critter Crazy I didn't want to let go of summer just yet. So I've made a very tropical toucan card. The stamp is from Sweet Poppy stencils and is called Toucan. I've coloured him with polychromo pencils. There is a very tropical looking patterned paper that matches his colours perfectly. Then just a sentiment to complete.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Autumn Beauty



It's time for our November challenge at the Classic Design Challenge.

Our sponsor this month is Conie Fon Art.
and this is one of their images called Isabelle Blossoms

Our theme as always is anything goes,




I've coloured the image with polychromo pencils. I've kept it to my favourite autumn colours. I've used a piece of cream lace, a flower with a pearl centre and a big maple leaf,

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

TTCRD - ATG
Stencil Fun - use a stencil
Less is more - Stencil

Friday, 28 October 2022

Woofy Christmas


All Dressed Up are the sponsor for this weeks challenge ar

This is one of their images called Woof Christmas
The theme is use Kraft.



The image has been coloured with a mix of HB pencils and Polychromo pencils. I've used 3 patterned papers. The background one has been printed on kraft card. There is a fabric poinsettia flower to decorate and a Christmas sentiment.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Jingle Bells - Not a creature was stirring
The Holly and Ivy - ATG Christmas
Christmas with the Cuties - ATG cute Christmas

Friday, 21 October 2022

Pony Gift Express


It's time for a new challenge today at Crafty Catz.
Our sponsor is Hetty Clair
and this is one of their images called

The optional theme is use ribbon or twine.



I've coloured this pony with polychromo pencils. Then added some fake snow paste for the snow and fur effect. I've kept to tradition Christmas colours by using red and green papers in the background.



I've used a piece of cotton ribbon with a Christmas sentiment on it. 3 metal snowflakes complete the design. I love this image.

 I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Colour Crazy - hand coloured
Jingle Bells - Not a creature was stirring
Winter Wonderland - Let it snow
As you like it - Love Traditional christmas colours

Friday, 14 October 2022

I'm cute too


It's the start of a new challenge today at Crafty Catz.

Our sponsor today is Beccy's Place

This is an image from the digi set Scaredy Cats.

Our theme is use black,  purple and orange.



I've coloured him with polychromo pencils. I've used a lovly paatterned paper in the background. Then just a splash of orange in the ribbon across the card.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges
Alphabet - N is for nature 
Colour Crazy - hand coloured
Crafty Gals Corner - Halloween colours
TTCRD -  ATG

Friday, 7 October 2022

Beautiful Autumn


I'm the host for this weeks challenge at Crafty Catz, 
Our sponsor is The Paper Shelter
and this is one of their images called Autumn Beauty.

The theme chosen by me is
Autumn Colours,



I've coloured the image with polychromo pencils, The background papers are in toning colours. There is a piece of cream lace across the card. I have used a large maple leaf, then added a paper flower with pearl brad to embellish. Finally there is a tag birthday sentiment.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Alphabet - N is for nature
Crafty Gals Corner - Signs of Fall
Crafting - Autumn colours
Four Seasons - ATG Fall



 

Saturday, 1 October 2022

Tiger Tiger


It's October and the weather is getting colder.

So my card for the new challenge at Critter Crazy is a bit tropical.

It is a Stamp from Sweet Poppy Stencils of a tiger.

I've coloured it with polychromo pencils. It is quite a big image so I've just layered it up with toning card and added an sentiment. Such lovely bold images.


I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Di's Digis - use an Animal
TTCRD - ATG

Autumn Leaves


There is a new challenge starting today at the Classic Design Challenge.

Our sponsor this month is Fred She Said
and this is one of their images called Fallen Maple Leaf.

Quite a seasonal image as there are lots of leaves falling from my trees now



I have had a change to colour this image and tried my new watercolour brush pens. For a first try. I'm quite pleased as I've not done water colouring for a long time as i just never had good results. I kept it quite simple and just added a sentiment.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Allsorts - Gardeners delight
My time to craft - Red/yellow/ Brown
Crafty Gals Corner - signs of fall
Shopping our stash - Leaf me alone
Make my Monday - Autumn flora
 

Friday, 30 September 2022

Rebel


It's time for a new challenge over at the Crafty Catz.

The theme this week is "add some blue"

Our sponsor is Mirtillamente
and this is one of their images called Sogetta Happy Birthday.



I've coloured the image with polychromo pencils. behind the image are some punched doilies edged with pearls. Finished off with a stamped and embossed sentiment.

I would like  to enter this in the following challenges

Pink Gem - ATG
Little red wagon - Birthday
Sisterhood of crafters - Use happy in the sentiment
TTCRD - ATG 

Friday, 23 September 2022

I'll bring you flowers


For this weeks challenge over at The Crafty Catz challenge
The theme this week is cute.

Our sponsor is Last Minute Miranda
andthis is one of their images from a set called




I've coloured the image with alcohol pens. Then I've kept the whole card very girly with pretty pink papers and an extra bunch of pink flowers with a bow.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges
Crafty Chicks - All occasions

Friday, 16 September 2022

Little Gray Elephant


Our sponsor this week at the Crafty Catz challenge is
This is one of their images called Cuddly Critters Elephant.

The theme this week is add metal.



I have coloured the image with polychromo pencils. The background is made using a stencil and pink and gray distress ink. I've stamped the sentiment and used a stamp edge punch to cut out the card. Then decorated those with square gems. Then to fit the theme there are metal decorative corners round the images.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges
TTCRD - ATG

Saturday, 10 September 2022

Floral Blue


Well this was scheduled for yesterday but it didn't happen so I'll try again.

The challenge over at Crafty Cats is back after it's summer break.

The sponsor and prize is




My inspiration is made using  a stencil from Sweet Poppy stencils.
It's called Peony. 

I've made the background using a circle to make a clear centre, then Brushos round the outside of the card. The main flower has been inked using Distress inks. The stamped sentiment is also from Sweet Poppy. 
Round the edge of the card base I have used another stencil in matchng colour just to decorate the edge.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Beyond the Blue - Retro tool or embellishment
LeighSB designs - Shades of Blue
TTCRD - ATG



 

Thursday, 1 September 2022

I ain't jumpiing


It's time for a new challenge over at Critter Crazies.

The theme as always is anything goes with an critter as the main image.



I've used this brilliant pony image which I've coloured with polychromo pencils. The background is done with a Sweet Poppy stencils called Plaid Backplate and coloured with distress inks. Then just a bow and sentiment to complete.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Try it on Tuesday - keep it simple
Simon says stamp - Make own background
Crafters Cafe - Relaxation day


 

September Birthday


There is a new challenge started at the Classic Design challenge blog.

Our Sponsor is Polkadoodles.
and this is one of there new horoscope images Virgo.

It can be brought individually or as a large bundle with all 12 star signs and lots more.



I've coloured her with alcohol pens. Then layered her up on lots of pink patterned layers. Just a simple bow to decorate. Would you believe the person I'm giving it to likes pink.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Aud Sentiments - sentiment
Crafty Hazelnuts - Patterned paper

Monday, 1 August 2022

Have a Sunny Day


It's new challenge time at the Classic design Challenge

Our sponsor this month is The Paper Nest Dolls.

This is one of their images called Sunshine Ellie.



I've coloured the image with Polychromo pencils. I've layered her up with some pretty background patterned papers. The balloons are a printed image cut out and layered up. They have been attached with string and a bow. Then just a sentiment to complete.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Everybody Art - Sunny Greetings
TTCRD - ATG

It's very Pheasant


Would you believe it's August, where is the year going.

SO it's time for a new challenge at Critter Crazy.

our theme is Anything Goes but make a critter the main point on your creations.

This is made with stencils from Sweet Poppy. I love stencils, they are so versatile. You don't even have to use the whole stencil. For this one I've used the stencil  a stencil called Inspire but I've only used the pheasant and it's been coloured with polychromo pencils. The tree branch is also a stencil called Cherry Blossom this has also been coloured with pencils.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Simon says stamp - Happy Birthday
AAA Birthday - Anything Birthday 

Sunday, 24 July 2022

A little Christmas


 I thought I would share a Christmas card made using s new Poinsettia stamp from Sweet Poppy Stencils.

I've stamped it 3 times. The first two directly on to the card and the third stamped onto separate card and cut out. They've all been coloured with polychromo pencils, 2 quite lightly and the cut out one more so to stand out.
The verse inside is from a Sweet Poppy Christmas word set called Merry and Bright. To highlight the words I have used a Stencils Holly Backplate to create a frame. 

I would like to enter this in the following challenges

Peace on Earth - Christmas
Crafty Hazelnuts - Christmas
Secret Stamper - Fun Fold
My time to Craft - Christmas in July
Creative Knockouts - Christmas in July
Creatalicious - Christmas in July
Paper Craft - Christmas in July
Taylormade Cards 4u - Holidays in July

Friday, 15 July 2022

Christmas Cutie



This is the last challenge before our summer break over at Crafty Catz.

Our sponsor is Colour of Love.
This is one of their images called Christmas Angel.




I've coloured the image with polychromo pencils. and added some 3d paste to her fur  cuffs and collar. The background is done with stencils from Sweet Poppy. Then just a bow and sentiment added to complete.

I would like to enter this in the followin challenges

Allsorts - Christmas in July
Sisterhood of snarky stamper - C is for Christmas
Taylor made cards 4u - ATG/ holidays in July
Krafty Chicks - Christmas
Paper Craft - Christmas in July
Sweet Stampers - Christmas in July
Jingle Bells - Bling on Christmas
Double Trouble - Christmas in July
My time to craft - Christmas in July