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Saturday, February 15, 2020

THE CREATIVE CRAFTERS CHALLENGE #25

Hi There Crafty Friends,
I want to let you all know that a new challenge starts today at... 
 The Creative Crafters

 Our theme is always "Anything Goes"

...My granddaughter and I each made an Art Journal and here's mine...
You can see hers on her blog Kaylynn's Kraftiness...
...I still have a lot that I want to do with it..so will share as I go...
...This is the 2cd journal we have made, though the 1st of this kind...
Nothing perfect, just plain fun and whatever way we want to make them...
 ...It's still what I call "bare bones" but I hope to be working on it soon... :)

...Products Used...
Lost & Found 6" x 6" Paper Pad 'My Minds Eye' - gift from Audrey 
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around papers
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad "Vintage Photo" - around papers
Ranger Ink Blending Tool 
Yarn - dark brown
Needle - to poke holes
Cereal Box - book cover
Packaging Paper - cut into sections to make pages/glued on cover
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue

...Update: I worked some more on my journal...
...Products Used...
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad "Vintage Photo" - on journal cover/chipboard frame
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Art Deco Card - Artist: Alphonse Mucha
Tim Holtz Muse Token
Deco Corner/Flower/Love Die
Flatback Pearl and Buttons
Chipboard Frame - from my dear friend Mary
Lace and Twine
Packaging Paper - crumpled and placed behind image
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue
Mod Podge - on front cover and embellishments

I hope you like my art journal and it gives you some inspiration.
Our challenge runs from February 15th to March 8th.
Come on and join us in the fun!

Thank you for visiting!
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Friday, February 14, 2020

WORLD WIDE CHALLENGE #14

  Hello There Crafty Friends,
I want to let you know that a new challenge starts today at...

The theme is "Always Anything Goes"

Our wonderful sponsor is the lovely "Julia Spiri"

...I enjoyed making this card with the beautiful "School Friends"...
...Products Used...
Digital Image "School Friends" By: Julia Spiri
Touch Five Markers - 1st color
Marco Raffine and Muhui Colored Pencils - colored with
Core'dinations ColorCore 'Glitter' - gift from Audrey
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper/image
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad 'Worn Lipstick' - around card/image
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Fiskars Paper Crimper
Paper from Paper Roll
Darice Flowers
HOTP Paper Wishes 'Honeysuckle' Embellies - brad 
Scor-Tape
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
White Cardstock
 
 I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.

Our challenge runs from February 15th to March 12th.
Come on and join us in the fun! 

...Enter our Current Challenge...
https://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com/
...Our wonderful Sponsor for World Wide...
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/JuliaSpiri
...Please support Julia Spiri and visit her Store...
...Come along and join Julia Spiri's Facebook Group...
https://www.facebook.com/groups/stampsbyjuliaspiri/
 Patreon: HERE!

Thank you for visiting!
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

CHING-CHOU KUIK INSPIRATION

Hello There My Crafty Friends,
I would like to share a card I made with you all for an inspiration post at
Ching-Chou Kuik's Challenge Blog

The Theme is: Valentine’s Day/Love/For Someone Special

...Here it is using the beautiful "Unicorn Love"...
...Products Used...
Digital Image "Unicorn Love" By: Ching-Chou Kuik 
Touch Five Markers - 1st color
Muhui Colored Pencils/Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - colored with
KaiserCraft 6.5" Paper Pad 'Say Aloha'
KaiserCraft 6.5" Paper Pad 'Bombay Sunset' - sentiment
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper/image
Creative Expressions Craft Dies By Sue Wilson 'Petite Butterflies'
Darice Flower
Tim Holtz Vine Die
Flatback Pearls
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
Tombow Liquid Glue
White/Pink/Green Cardstock 

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration. :)
  
There are many more beautiful images to chose from at...
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/gjzcck
Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge #35 - Anything Goes/Critter
SheepSki Designs Challenge #35 - Hearts and/or Flowers
Butterfly Challenge #136 - Spin The Butterfly Wheel with S
used: Sage Green/Butterfly
The Fairy and Unicorn February Challenge - AG/Fantasy Creation
Paperbabe Stamps Challenge #112 - Layers

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

LETS CRAFT & CREATE CHALLENGE #156

  Hello There Crafty Friends,
 I want to let you know there's a new challenge starting today at...
LET'S CRAFT AND CREATE

...The theme for this challenge is...
ANYTHING GOES + (OPTION)
MOTHERS DAY (UK)
(Examples:- Mothers Day, Birthday, Just Because)

...Here's what I created for the challenge using this beautiful image and embellishments...
...I put it all together in Paint Shop Pro, printed out the small post card to add on...
...Products Used...
The Paper Studio 4.5" x 6.5" Paper Pack "Tattered and Worn"
Digital: Lilac and Lavender - image/paper/tags/postcard from there
Digital: Granny Enchanted Guest - Regina Falango "Lady Catherine" Embellishments
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/papers/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad "Vintage Photo" - around card/papers/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Oxide Pad "Worn Lipstick" - around card/papers/image
Ranger Ink Blending Tool - for distress ink
Ink Blending Tool - for distress oxide (my hubby made for me)
Coffee Stained Lace
Flower
Flatback Pearls
Scotch Foam Mounting Tape - on back of small postcard
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
White Cardstock

   I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.

Our challenge runs from February 5th to the 31st.
Come on and join us in the fun!

Have a great day! Thank you for visiting.
 Happy Crafty Hugs,  
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...

Saturday, February 1, 2020

MORGAN'S ARTWORLD CHALLENGE #2

 Hello My Crafty Friends,
I want to let you know that a new challenge starts today at...
Morgan's ArtWorld 

The theme is Always 'Anything Goes'

I've had a journal for awhile but hadn't done anything with it until now.
...I enjoyed making my first journal page with the beautiful...
"Fantasy Fae Nerine Digi Stamp 10"
...Products Used... 
Touch Five Markers - 1st color
Muhui Colored Pencils/Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - colored with
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad 'Worn Lipstick/Peeled Paint/Salty Ocean' - on background
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad 'Peeled Paint' - around image
Ranger Ink Blending Tool 
Deco Corner Die
Flatback Pearls
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue
White/Black Cardstock

Come on and join us in this fabulous challenge! 
https://morgansartworld.blogspot.com/
...To purchase Morgan's ArtWorld Images, please visit her Shop...
 https://www.facebook.com/groups/163615714504851/
Come along and join Morgan's ArtWorld Facebook Group.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/848616968526756/ 
I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
Come on and join us in the fun from February 1st until the 27th!

Have a fabulous day and thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge #109 - Anything Goes
A Perfect Time to Craft Challenge #2 - Anything Goes
Classic Design Challenge #2 - Anything Goes
The Crafter's Cafe Challenge #235 - Anything Goes
Craft-Dee BowZ Challenge #82 - Anything Goes

CUTE AS A BUTTON CHALLENGE #53

   Hi There Crafty Friends,
I want to let you all know that a new challenge starts today at...
Cute As A Button

The theme is always "Anything Goes"
With an option for the February challenge
Penny for your Thoughts
(Use a sentiment)

...Here's my card using these fabulous images...
..Products Used... 
Touch Five Markers - 1st color
Muhui Colored Pencils/Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - colored with
Digital Paper "Blue Star" Pack By: Granny Enchanted
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad "Vintage Photo" - around card/image
Ranger Ink Blending Tool 
Sentiment - made in Paint Shop Pro
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
White Cardstock

  I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.

For some more inspiration visit the Cute As A Button Showcase Blog...
http://cuteasabuttonshowcase.blogspot.com/ 
There are beautiful images to chose from at Cute As A Button Stamps...
https://cuteasabuttonstamps.com/
Come on by and join in the Cute As A Button challenge...
http://cuteasabuttonchallenge.blogspot.com/ 
You are also invited to join the Cute As A Button Facebook Group
Where we also have monthly challenges...
https://www.facebook.com/groups/CuteAsAButtonDigiStamps/
Our blog challenge runs from February 1st until the 28th.
Come on and join us in the fun!

Have a great day!
Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs, 
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge #109 - Anything Goes
A Perfect Time to Craft Challenge #2 - Anything Goes
Classic Design Challenge #2 - Anything Goes

LOVE TO CRAFT CHALLENGE #43

Hello There Crafty Friends!
I want to let you know that a new challenge starts today at...

...The theme for this challenge is...
Anything Goes

...Here's what I created for the challenge using these beautiful flower dies...
...Products Used...
"Flowers" Background Dies
Touch Five Markers - on flower petals
The Paper Studio 4.5"x6.5" Paper Pack "Tattered and Worn"
Sue Wilson Designs Die "Petite Butterfly"
"Love" Die
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue
White Cardstock

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.

Our challenge runs from February 1st to the 29th.
Come on and join us in the fun!

Have a great day! Thank you for visiting.
 Happy Crafty Hugs,  
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
 Crafty Friends Challenge #128 - Love/Romance
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Use Die Cuts/Punches
A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge #109 - Anything Goes
A Perfect Time to Craft Challenge #2 - Anything Goes

Friday, January 31, 2020

CHING-CHOU KUIK CHALLENGE

  Hello There My Crafty Friends,
I want to let you all know that a new challenge starts today at...
Ching-Chou Kuik's Challenge Blog

The theme for this challenge is: Valentine’s Day/Love/For Someone Special

...I used the beautiful "Sweet Companion" to make my card...
...Products Used...
Digital Image "Silentness" By: Ching-Chou Kuik
Touch Five Markers - 1st color
Muhui Colored Pencils/Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - colored with
Pink Paislee 6" x 6" Paper Pad 'Moonstruck'
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/papers/image
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad "Peeled Paint" - around card
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad 'Worn Lipstick' - around papers/image
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Darice Flowers
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
White/Pink Cardstock
 
 I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
  
There are many more beautiful images to chose from at...
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/gjzcck
Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

CHING-CHOU KUIK INSPIRATION

Hello There My Crafty Friends,
I would like to share a card I made with you all for an inspiration post at
Ching-Chou Kuik's Challenge Blog

The Theme is: Anything Goes

...Here it is using the beautiful "Scarlet Holly - Greyscale"...
...Products Used...
Touch Five Markers - 1st color
Muhui Colored Pencils/Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - colored with
Pink Paislee 6" x 6" Paper Pad 'Moonstruck'
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/papers/image
Darice Flower
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
White/Pink Cardstock 

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration. :)
  
There are many more beautiful images to chose from at...
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/gjzcck
Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Friday, January 24, 2020

CUTE AS A BUTTON INSPIRATION

Hello My Crafty Friends,
I would like to share a card that I made for the...
Cute As A Button Showcase Blog

...I love this beautiful image and enjoyed making this card...
...Products Used...
Digistamp "Uni and Me" By: Cute As A Button 
Touch Five Markers - 1st color 
Marco Raffine and Muhui Colored Pencils - colored with
The Paper Studio 4.5" x 6.5" Cardstock "Glittered" - gift from Audrey
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/papers/image
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad "Peeled Paint" - around image
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Flower - gift from Audrey
Tim Holtz Vine Die
Flatback Pearls
Scor-Tape
Flatback Gems
Tombow Liquid Glue
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
White/Pink Cardstock

hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.

If you're looking for some more inspiration come visit...
 There are many more wonderful images to chose from at...
 Come share your Cute As A Button creations and join in the challenges at..
Cute As A Button Facebook Group

Be sure to join in our challenge...
Cute As A Button Challenge

Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

CHING-CHOU KUIK INSPIRATION

 Hello There My Crafty Friends,
I would like to share a card I made with you all for an inspiration post at
Ching-Chou Kuik's Challenge Blog

The Theme is: Mythical Creatures 
(eg fairies or unicorns or mermaids or dryads etc)

...Here it is using the beautiful "The Tender Angie"...
...Products Used...
Digital Image "The Tender Angie" By: Ching-Chou Kuik 
Touch Five Markers - 1st color
Muhui Colored Pencils/Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - colored with
Pink Paislee 6" x 6" Paper Pad 'Moonstruck'
KaiserCraft 6.5" Paper Pad 'Fairy Dust' - paper strip
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/papers/image
Darice Wood Shapes 'Sea Life'
Tim Holtz Vine Die
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
Tombow Liquid Glue
White/Grey/Navy Cardstock
 

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration. :)
  
There are many more beautiful images to chose from at...
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/gjzcck
Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

CHING-CHOU KUIK INSPIRATION

 Hello There My Crafty Friends,
I would like to share a card I made with you all for an inspiration post at
Ching-Chou Kuik's Challenge Blog

The Theme is: Use Your Least Favorite Colour

I used "Black" as it's hard for me to work with at times 
and "Grey" as it doesn't always work out either, lol.

...Here it is using the beautiful "Shih Tzu"...
...Products Used...
Digital Image "Shih Tzu" By: Ching-Chou Kuik 
Touch Five Markers - 1st color
Muhui Colored Pencils/Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - colored with
The Paper Studio 4.5" x 6.5" Paper Pack "Tattered and Worn"
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad "Vintage Photo" - around card/paper/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Oxide Pad "Worn Lipstick" - around card/paper/image
Ranger Ink Blending Tool - for distress ink
Blending Tool - for distress oxide (my hubby made for me)
Darice Flowers
Coffee Stained Lace
Ribbon
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
White Cardstock

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration. :)
  
There are many more beautiful images to chose from at...
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/gjzcck
Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Createful Heart Design GDT

Hello There My Crafty Friends,
I was asked to be a guest designer for Createful Heart Design.
So exciting and a lot of fun!
http://createfulheartcards.blogspot.com/

...The challenge theme is...
Anything Goes

...I made a card using the beautiful "Tabitha"...
 ...Products Used...
Digistamp "Tabitha" By: Createful Heart Design
Touch Five Markers - 1st color 
Muhui Colored Pencils/Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - colored with
Core'dinations Tim Holtz Kraft-Core 6" x 6" "Shattered Collection" Cardstock
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad "Vintage Photo" - around card/paper/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Oxide Pad "Worn Lipstick" - around card/paper/image
Ranger Ink Blending Tool - for distress ink
Ink Blending Tool - for distress oxide (my hubby made for me)
Darice Flower
Flowers - colored with marker
Coffee Stained Lace
Flatback Pearls
White Cardstock

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration. :)

Have a great day! Thank you for visiting.
 Happy Crafty Hugs,  
Sherry xx

THE CREATIVE CRAFTERS CHALLENGE #24

Hi There Crafty Friends,
I want to let you all know that a new challenge starts today at... 
 The Creative Crafters

 Our theme is always "Anything Goes"

...Winter time is too cold for me but I do enjoy creating snow scenes 
and being that I love jars, just had an idea and here's what I came up with...
...I was having fun making circles on the tag, so just had to do the backside, lol...
...Products Used...
Jar Die - made 3 die cuts and taped together
Tag Die
Printer Paper - scrap piece to make the lid
Uni-ball Posca Paint Marker Pen "White" - snowfall/snow on ground
Aleen's "Glitter" Snow
Paint Brush - to add snow
Kuretake Zig Wink of Stella "Clear Glitter Brush" - on snow/walkway
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Oxide Pad "Salty Ocean" - on tags/jars/lid
Ranger Ink Blending Tool 
Darice Flower
Hole Punch
Piece of Twine
Coffee Stained Lace
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
Tombow Liquid Glue
White Cardstock

I hope you like my jar tag and it gives you some inspiration.
Our challenge runs from January 15th to February 8th.
Come on and join us in the fun!

Thank you for visiting!
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

WORLD WIDE CHALLENGE #13

  Hello There Crafty Friends,
I want to let you know that a new challenge starts today at...

The theme is "Always Anything Goes"

Our wonderful sponsor is the lovely "Julia Spiri"

...I enjoyed making this card with the beautiful "Venetian Mask"...
...Products Used...
Digital Image "Venetian Mask" By: Julia Spiri
Touch Five Markers - 1st color
Marco Raffine and Muhui Colored Pencils - colored with
The Paper Studio 4.5" x 6.5" Cardstock "Glittered" - gift from Audrey
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/papers/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad "Vintage Photo" - around image/card/paper
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Darice Hemp Cord
Flatback Pearls
Feathers
Flower Stems
Scor-Tape
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
Tombow Liquid Glue
White/Brown Cardstock

 I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.

Our challenge runs from January 15th to February 12th.
Come on and join us in the fun! 

...Enter our Current Challenge...
https://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com/
...Our wonderful Sponsor for World Wide...
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/JuliaSpiri
...Please support Julia Spiri and visit her Store...
...Come along and join Julia Spiri's Facebook Group...
https://www.facebook.com/groups/stampsbyjuliaspiri/
 Patreon: HERE!

Thank you for visiting!
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx 

Sunday, January 12, 2020

CUTE AS A BUTTON FACEBOOK CHALLENGE

  Hello There My Crafty Friends, 
Welcome to my new followers! :)

 I want to share a card I made with the Facebook freebie image by...
Cute As A Button

The challenge is going on at...
Cute As A Button Facebook Group

 ...Here it is using the beautiful and funny "Pierrot Clown"...
 ...Products Used..
Digi Stamp "Pierrot Clown" By: Cute As A Button
Touch Five Markers - 1st color 
Muhui Colored Pencils/Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - colored with
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Oxide Pad "Worn Lipstick" - around card/image
Ranger Ink Blending Tool 
Darice Flowers
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
White/Navy Cardstock

 Hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.

We would love to have you join us!  
Cute As A Button Facebook Group

Thank you for visiting! 
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

Sunday, January 5, 2020

LETS CRAFT & CREATE CHALLENGE #155

  Hello There Crafty Friends,
 I want to let you know there's a new challenge starting today at...
LET'S CRAFT AND CREATE

...The theme for this challenge is...
LOVE IS IN THE AIR
(Examples:- Valentines, engagement, wedding etc)

...Here's what I created for the challenge using this beautiful image...
...Products Used... 
Digital Image "Angel Wings Set" By: Limited Runs Digital Stamps
Touch Five Markers - 1st color 
Muhui Colored Pencils/Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - colored with
Core'dinations Color Core Cardstock "Pastels"
Sentiment from Online - made in PSP
Elizabeth Craft Fine Point Scissors
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad "Vintage Photo" - around image/card
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad "Tea Dye" - around image
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Scor-Tape
Tombow Liquid Glue
White Cardstock
...I decided to go with more distress ink on the inside...
  I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.

Our challenge runs from January 5th to the 31st.
Come on and join us in the fun!

Have a great day! Thank you for visiting.
 Happy Crafty Hugs,  
Sherry xx

Saturday, January 4, 2020

CHING-CHOU KUIK BIRTHDAY

Hello There My Crafty Friends,

Welcome to my new followers!

It's celebration time as it's Ching-Chou Kuik's birthday!
You should come by and join us in the celebration!

...Here's a card I made for the celebration using the beautiful "Rainbow In Eyes"...
...Products Used...
Digital Image "Rainbow In Eyes" By: Ching-Chou Kuik 
Touch Five Markers - 1st color
Muhui Colored Pencils - colored with
The Paper Studio 4.5" x 6.5" Cardstock "Glittered" - gift from Audrey
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/papers/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad "Vintage Photo" - around image/vine
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Spellbinders Fun Stampers Journey "Flower"
Tim Holtz Vine Dies
Scor-Tape
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
White/Pink/Brown Cardstock

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
We hope that you come by and join us. :)
  
There are many more beautiful images to chose from at...
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/gjzcck
Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx