Hi there folks, hope you are all doing ok. It's been a tough couple of weeks for me here, as I've had a lot going on... there was a death in the family recently, (my 95 year old grandfather) and the funeral was the day before yesterday. It was a beautiful service, and a higher than expected turnout, which was very touching.
Through it all, I've kept crafting, and having pieces to work on for my design teams has really helped my well-being both physically and mentally!
I've used a mixture of goodies from the Shop and from my stash to create this card, the base of which is a Sizzix flip its die set from a couple of years ago, that I'm loving to find new uses for. It is such a unique shape that many people haven't really seen before and immediately adds wow factor
I used silver papers and matching embellishments as the top layers, with a hint of green and red to tie in with the beautiful digital stamp that I used
I coloured her in Copics , and on the reverse of the flip elements I added some cute little snowflakes and a bow . I also doodled by hand around the paper edges, and did some faux stitching with a white gelly roll pen.
I finished up with some twine , and half pearls in various sizes, and grey /turquoise colour tones
You can find lots of yummy supplies for your cards in the online shop group HERE
in person at the bricks and mortar shop HERE (based in East Sussex)
This gorgeous cutie that I have been playing with is a new image from the Etsy Shop 'Bloobel stamps' Which carries a range of individual and quirky digital stamps for your crafting needs.. it is definitely a shop to keep an eye on, as the owner is busy stocking it as we speak!
She is called 'Venus Von Trap' and for the purposes of this card, I cropped her short
Hi there everyone, a slightly chilly Rachel here with you today, with some christmassy inspiration in the form of a card made with 'Twinkle Twinkle', an image from Karleigh Sue Digis!
She is such a cutie isn't she, and I so see myself doing this myself, instead of putting the tree up, which is a job I TOTALLY hate!
image: Twinkle Twinkle who you can buy from the Sellfy Store HERE as a single image, or HERE as part of the November Release bundle!
coloured up using Copics
cardstock from Papermill Direct
Papers, twine and button from Docrafts
Flower from Samaflora Flowers
flourish die from dienamics by MFT
label die from spellbinders
impress ink in tangerine
7" square card blank
Hey there! do you want to have some pin up fun and join the Karleigh Sue Design team as a GDT?
We are currently seeking crafters for our next term,
starting in January 2016
The term is 4 months long , and we are searching for crafters for both our inspiration and challenge teams!
CALL RUNNING UNTIL: 21st December 2015
Inspiration team GDTs will be expected to be able to complete a project for the new release each month and a minimum of one other project, with opportunities to join in with blog hops and inspiration for the fan group challenges on facebook
Challenge team GDTs will be expected to complete inspiration for the challenges on the karleigh sue challenge blog fortnightly, and comment on entries , with opportunities join in with inspiration for the fan group challenges on facebook
You can check out the karleigh Sue store HERE to see the sort of images you would be working with!
Don't blog? not a problem.. we are looking for crafters to spread the pin up love on instagram and facebook too!
Email me at the address given in the banner above, with a few examples of your favourite work, a bit about yourself and your favourite crafting mediums- although we show a lot of card inspiration, we have some mixed media team members, and would love to bring more unique talents to the team!
It's new release day today over at Karleigh Sue, and as well as having six new images Cheri is launching the monthly colouring club- you can find all six of the new release images and a bonus colouring sheet as a bundle in the store, and if you colour up the colouring sheet, and enter it over in the fan group, you have the chance to win the images for the next month free... you can find the bundle, and all the images as singles, in the sellfy store.
For my inspiration this release, I've made a card using Sexy Selfie - I loved this image when cheri first drew it, and I'm loving its revamp even more!
To make this card i used-
papers from the my minds eye kate and co, and up and away collections
Good morning all, it was a busy day here yesterday, with my baby girl turning 4, and her birthday party... it's amazing how loud 12 children between the ages of 2 and 7 can be! so phew.. I've retreated back into blog land where it is a lot quieter!
The inspiration I have for you today is for the newest challenge at that craft place- this fortnights challenge is for all crafts and the theme (recipe) is kraft card!
I've made a card using 'Prissy Peacock' and I just LOVED colouring all those pretty feathers!
She's such a pretty digi and seeing as I love all things show girl and burlesque, I just had to play with her!
B39,B37,B34 -corset hat and stockings,and part of the feathers
YR23,YR21 - feathers and shoes
gold labels 34
gold elements one
paper smooches sentiment stamp
smoochie manoochie paisley stamps
indigo blu stamp
stampin up ink
gold gel pen
blue pearlescent paper
super smooth colouring cardstock from that craft place
hope you all have an awesome day and don't forget to check out the fun this weekend over in the fan group - halloween digi giveaways, card competitions and colouring competitions!(including the chance to pick up a colouring sheet for a $!)
Hi there everyone! It's my turn to provide you some inspiration today over on the karleigh sue inspiration blog, and apologies in advance for a slightly less in depth post than usual- i'm really poorly at the moment awaiting tooth extraction (ewww) and doped up on some serious painkillers!
Therefore i've gone with a CAS layout using 1984 throwback - but I have used the 1987 version which cheri did for me at my pleading... if you would like to buy the version I have used please contact cheri !
amy tangerine DSP
papermania plain coloured paper in pink
MME washi tape
and some chippie embellishments (heart and arrow)
sentiment is stamped with Lawn Fawn Milo alphabet stamps
I hope you enjoy my card and see you all soon when I'm feeling a little more human!
Hi there guys! I've been so, soooooooo busy recently, making a range of christmas cards which will be going to stand at a fair in Norway next month. It has been super fun working with sentiments in a different language, and putting together a lot of cards! I do have to admit, I'm a little christmassed out already though!
the first of these cards to be showcased here on my blog is this one- using the paper shelter's 'Santa Selfie'
which is a very fun image!
I coloured the image using copics,
I teamed it with some bright christmas papers,
(docrafts and a couple of scraps from my scraps box)
Hi there everyone, a quick catch up from me today with a card I made last week but didn't get a chance to blog yet! this one was made for one of my school friends for his birthday, and as he has now definitely had a chance to look at it I can blog it !
The personalised birthday card I made is using - T REX digital stamp from some odd girl, a fantastic stamp for those boy's birthdays!
Tempting turquoise cardstock from Stampin up
Papermania festive spots and stripes 8" papers
basic grey green brads
Copic sketch markers
G99, YG17, YG25, YG 23, YG 21
Brother Scan N cut - to cut the lettering and circles
(i set the circle size for the mat between 3 and 5 mm larger than the inside circle as a rule)
8 inch square white card blank
3d foam squares
hope you like this fairly CAS card!
and if you would like to replicate the design, please do, just let people know where you saw it first!
I'd looove to enter my card in the following challenges!
Hey there folks! I'm dropping by today to share another halloween make with you, as soon as I saw this image I just had to PLAY as it reminds me so much of my own daughter Lily! she loves to play dress up in her pumpkin outfit...
Our wonderful Ladies have created some epic creations with the new releases please make sure you hop on over to all the ladies blogs and prizes will be given out during the release if you comment on all of the wonderful DT girls! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
for my creation, I used the trick or treat button box fairy image, & the trick or treat scrabble tile sentiment teamed with: my minds eye frightful papers black cat from dress it up halloween buttons green grossgrain ribon orange satin ribbon orange cardstock brown paper bag white super smooth cardstock at 160gsm and spellbinders dies all from that fabby THAT CRAFT PLACE shop
Hey there everyone, I'm bringing you a 'criss cross card' today , which has a central pocket, and stands using a card easel, instead of the typical basic folded card!
I had a lot of fun making this card, and when some dies that arrived whilst I was making it , I just had to incorporate them as they looked so pretty once embellished with some stamping and little sentiments!
she's perfect for an autumn or Winter birthday!
I put together a quick look around the card, unfortunately my internet keels over if the file is too big or long so it really is a quick look!
all the products I have used are listed in the end credits, apart from my copic colours which are :
Skin: E000,E00,E21,E11,E04 R20
Hair : E18, E13, YR23, Y21
Scarf & Mittens :BG02,BG05,BG07,BG09
CUP- W00, N2, E13, E18
Sweater - YR14,YR23, YR21
(E13 is being used as a substitute for the darker E15, as I'm awaiting a refill for that particular pen)
Hi there everyone, I've been a little quiet recently because I've been travelling - I and the children went to visit family, and we got home around a week ago- so i'm back into that crafting space of mind now!
today brings a new challenge over on the karleigh sue challenge blog - it is in fact the last KSSC challenge, as we will be going fortnightly with the teams combining , from september.
Noooow those of you that know me know i'm not *actually* on the challenge team... but I sometimes sneak in and do projects over there as well as on the inspiration blog!
this card is made using 'Foxy Lady' from the karleigh sue etsy shoppe
Other than the card blank, Raffia and the cardstock (brown sugar by Stampin Up)
all the products used on this card are bought from that craft place shop
and other than the copics, are all from the docrafts wild rose capsule collection.
This month's challenge is 'anything goes with a sexy image' but will only be running until September the 5th, instead of month long as it was previously, to fit in with the new challenge schedule!
Hi there everyone, I'm here with you today with a bit of a cheeky card to showcase one of the more pin up style images from the Karleigh Sue etsy shoppe .... you can leave me your suggestions on who I should send it to in the comments section if you like :P