WWC #304 – Kath’s Challenge: All About Occasions

Hello there, it’s time for another Watercooler Wednesday Challenge and Kath is our host with an occasions challenge this week!

I mad a card using elements fro m my Uniquely Creative 2020 Advent Calendar kit.

Come join in the fun and make a card for any occasion. Check out the projects that the other artists at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges have created, take the challenge and link your creation to the challenge post. We’d love to have you join us. You have until Tuesday, 19th January at 10:00 Melbourne Time or Monday 18th January 5pm US Mountain Time to link up your project.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Christmas Craft Creations – Ribbon & Twine

Well, this month we have another challenge over at Christmas Craft Creations challenge blog to add ribbon or twine to your project.

I’m not a big ribbon user and I only use twine sparingly so my card reflects that. I used 3 Stampin Up stamp sets – Mountain Air, My Meadow and Snow Front for my card along with inks in Old Olive, Mossy Meadow and White.

Come join in our fun and add to your Christmas card stash. Visit the challenge blog to check out the inspiration the other CCCettes have made. Link up your card by 9th February 3am (Melbourne time) or 6pm (UK time).

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Fusion: Cocoa

Hello there, it’s time for another Fusion Challenge and do we have a great sketch and inspirational photo for you!

For my card I was inspired by the sketch (which I flipped on its side) and the checks in the photo. I used the Stampin Up Back to Back Blooms stamp set coloured with my new Spectrum Noir Tri-Blend brush markers.

I just love how these markers colour – so easy to use.

Come join in the fun and make a card based on the sketch, inspiration photo or fuse them together and play with both! Check out the projects that the other artists at Fusion have created, take the challenge and link your creation to the challenge post. We’d love to have you join us.  You have until Wednesday, 20th January at 7pm Melbourne Time or Tuesday 19th January 12pm US Pacific Time to link up your project.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

WWC #303 – Karen’s Challenge: Anything Goes with a Feminine Twist

Hello there, it’s time for another Watercooler Wednesday Challenge and Karen is our host with a feminine challenge this week!

I mae a pretty floral card using the Stampin Up Pretty Perennials stamp set and inks in Soft sky, Certainly Celery and Flirty Flamingo.

Come join in the fun and make a feminine card. Check out the projects that the other artists at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges have created, take the challenge and link your creation to the challenge post. We’d love to have you join us.  You have until Tuesday, 11th January at 10:00 Melbourne Time or Monday 10th January 5pm US Mountain Time to link up your project.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Challenge Crafting

I’ve been crafting along with some challenges these past few days before I go away with Miss K for a well deserved break.

First up is a card for the Paper Players # 522 and Colour Hues #9.

I just bought the Stampin Up Darling Donkeys stamp set and had to get colouring. I added my little guy over a die cut plaid background.

Next is a card for the Global Design Project #273.

These colours are so lovely and feminine. I used some Stampin Up DSP from the Paper Blooms pack which I had poke out from behind some embossed side panels and added the sentiment over the top.

Next is a card for Cardz 4 Galz #137 – more than 1 fold.

I made a tri-fold card using Stampin Up products – DSP Fine Art Floral, Golden Garden Acetate and Art Gallery stamp set.

the card front.
the opened up card inside.

Next is a card for Tuesday Morning Sketches #587 and The Spot #144.

I used Pretty Perrennials from Stampin Up to create my floral images. I opted for ribbon instead of a sentiment. I love how these flowers pop against the black and white DSPs.

Well, that’s it for today. Thanks for stopping by and looking. Enjoy your day.

Get Creative Challenges – #97 Anything Goes!

Well hello and welcome to today’s post. It’s time for another challenge over at Get Creative Challenges where its Anything Goes.

Our sponsors for this challenge are:  

I chose an image from Sheepski Designs called ‘Rudolf Selfie’ that just spoke to my heart. I printed him and coloured him with my Spectrum Noir Tri-Blend markers.

Check out the Get Creative Challenge blog for details on the sponsor prizes and links to the other fabulous projects from the DT and come join in our fun and share your anything goes project by 1pm Monday 1st February (Melbourne time) or 11pm Sunday 31st January (US Eastern Standard time)

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Post New Year Crafting

Happy New Year everyone. I’m on leave at the moment and it’s raining cats and dogs outside so it’s a great chance for me to get my craft on.

First up is a card for:

I made a card with a kite fold element on the front. I’ve been trying different types of folds on cards lately and thought this was super fun. The DSP is from Stampin Up and the stamps are from Simon Says Stamp.

Next is a card for:

I decided to make a tall slimline card and used the Pedal to the Metal stamp set from Stampin Up coloured with my Stampin Blends.

Next is a card for TGIF #297 – Colour Challenge.

I used a piece of DSP from Love Nicole ‘ Monochrome’ and a sentiment form Simon Says Stamp ‘Big Birthday Wishes’.

Next is a card for:

I made a simle card using Stampin Up’s Garden Wishes, where I gold embossed the flower head and then used the rectangle frame embossing folder.

Lastly is a card for the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers #175 – L is for Lewd Christmas.

I used the Beautiful Baubles stamp set from Stampin Up which I coloured with my Stampin Blends and added a sentiment I created on my computer.

Well that’s it for today. The rain has now stopped and being Melbourne, the sun is out! Thanks for stopping by for a look; enjoy the rest of your weekend.

WWC #302 – Marsha’s Special 3 Week Anything Goes Challenge

Hello there, it’s time for another Watercooler Wednesday Challenge and Marsha is our host with a special 3 week challenge which is Anything Goes!

I decided to make a Christmas ornament for my tree using the Stampin Up ‘Dove of Hope’ dies.

Come join in the fun and make a card or project of your choosing. Check out the projects that the other artists at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges have created, take the challenge and link your creation to the challenge post. We’d love to have you join us.  You have until Tuesday, 5th January 2021 at 9:00 Melbourne Time or Monday 4th January 2021 5pm US Mountain Time to link up your project.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Even More Christmas Cards!

Even though I’ve sent my cards this year, I like to have some extras for those I might have forgotten and not anticipated getting a card from. I did have a few left over, but Miss K pinched them for her school friends, so I’m glad there are still lots of challenges with Christmas card themes to inspire me.

First up is a card for Cardz 4 Guyz #259 Tradtional Christmas.

I used the Stampin Up Signs of Santa stamp set coloured with my Stampin Blends and some ‘Tis the Season DSP. Can’t get more traditional than Santa checking his list!

Next is a card for the Little Red Wagon #579 – Snow Day.

I used the Stampin Up Freezin’ Fun stamp set coloured with my Stampin Blends. I sponged the sky and snow and added some puffy paintto the tress and snow.

Next is a card for a couple of challenges:

I love the film ‘Elf’, which also matches the Mix it up photo inspiration and Im partial to banners on my cards. I used a stamp set from Essentials by Ellen called Elf’d by Julie Ebersole.

Next is a card for:

I used one of my favourite tree stamps from Altenew called Sketched Evergreen that I inked up in 3 shades of Catherine Pooler Design blue inks. I decided to add a gold glitter bow on top rather than the star.

Lastly is a card for:

A reindeer is a magical creature right? I used a reindeer stamp from Woodware Craft Collection called Reindeer Bells coloured with my Stampin Blends and a sentiment from Picket Fences called Santa’s Sleigh Ride. This was a super quick card to make and I love that faux stitched die.

Well, that’s it for today. Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the rest of your weekend.

WWC #301 – Dawn’s Challenge: All About Occasions

Hello there, it’s time for another Watercooler Wednesday Challenge and Dawn is our host with an all about occasions challenge this week!

I decided to make a 2×2 box to hold a little Christmas gift I bought my daughter. I used some DSP and a stamp set from Stampin Up ‘ Warm Hugs’.

Come join in the fun and make a card for an occasion of your choosing. Check out the projects that the other artists at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges have created, take the challenge and link your creation to the challenge post. We’d love to have you join us.  You have until Tuesday, 15th December at 9:00 Melbourne Time or Monday 14th December 5pm US Mountain Time to link up your project.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.