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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

CUTE AS A BUTTON INSPIRATION

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

...I love the beautiful 'Steampunk Evelyn' and enjoyed making this card...
 ...Here's a closeup...
 
...Products Used...
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Vintage Photo'- on card/image/gears/clock
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad 'Peeled Paint' - on card/image/gears/clock
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Tim Holtz 'Weathered Clock' Die
Tonic Studios 'Heart' Die
Unbranded Gear Dies
Coffee Stained Gauge   
Flatback Pearls 
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid 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, April 17, 2019

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: Cats or Dogs

...Here it is using the beautiful 'Dreamy Lily'...
...Products Used...
Digital Image 'Dreamy Lily' By: Ching-Chou Kuik
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
Staedtler Colored Pencils - brown for hair and leaves
Sakura Gelly Roll Gel Pen 'White' - for highlights
Fiskars Paper Crimper - used on background paper
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper/image
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad 'Seedless Preserves' - around card/image
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad 'Peeled Paint' - around paper/on leaves
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Tim Holtz Vine Die
Unbranded 'Leaves Border' Die
Flatback Pearls
Flowers
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
White/Mint Green/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...
Through the Craft Room Door Challenge - Anything Goes for the week of April 16
Try It on Tuesday Challenge - Springtime
SUYP Cat Challenge #41 - Always "Furry"thing Goes With A Cat
The Cat's Pajamas Challenge #356 - Spring
Crafty Catz Challenge #458 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede Challenge #344 - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers Challenge #162 - Anything Goes

CUTE AS A BUTTON FACEBOOK CHALLENGE

 Hello There Crafty Friends!
First I want to welcome my newest 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 'Enjoying the Rain'...
...Products Used... 
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
Staedtler Colored Pencils - used brown on hair
Sentiment - found online and made in PSP
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper/image/die cut/sentiment
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide 'Faded Jeans' - around card/paper/image/die cut/sentiment
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Tim Holtz Vine Die
Memory Box 'Splashing Puddles' Die 
Flatback 'Teardrop' Pearls
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue 
White/Pink/Blue 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

...Challenges Entered...
 Paperminutes Challenge #584 - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread Challenge #91 - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown Challenge #429 - Anything Goes 
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge #426  - Anything Goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - April Showers

LEANN'S WORLD 101 FACEBOOK CHALLENGE

 Hello There Crafty Friends!
I want to share a card I made with the Facebook freebie image by...
LeAnn's World 101

The challenge is going on at..
LeAnn's World 101 Facebook Group

...Here it is using the beautiful 'Ann and Ron'...
  ...Products Used... 
Digital Image 'Ann and Ron' By: LeAnn's World 101
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
Staedtler Colored Pencils - used brown on hair
Sentiment - found online and made in PSP
Fiskars Paper Crimper - used on background paper
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper/image/sentiment
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide 'Worn Lipstick' - around card/paper/image/sentiment
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Tim Holtz Vine Die
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue 
White/Green/Blue Cardstock

We would love to have you join us!
Thank you for visiting! 
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
Crafting by Designs Challenge - Color Challenge/Use 3 Colors From This Color Pallet

Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge #426  - Anything Goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - April Showers
Word Art Wednesday Challenge #382 - #383 - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door Challenge - Anything Goes for the week of April 16

Monday, April 15, 2019

THE CREATIVE CRAFTERS CHALLENGE #15

 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'

...I had a lot of fun making this card with leaves from my yard...
...Products Used...
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils - colored the butterflies/shading around them
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Vintage Photo' - butterflies/around card/for leaf print
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Walnut Stain/Mowed Lawn' - sentiment/for leaf print
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Leaves From My Yard - inked the leaves then pressed them on the paper
Sentiment Stamp
Butterfly Stamps
Yellow Cardstock 

 I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
Our challenge runs from April 15th to May 8th. 
Come on and join us in the fun!

Thank you for visiting!
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
 Craft Stamper Take It, Make It Challenge - Anything Stamped Goes
The Corrosive Challenge #04 - Anything Goes
 The Outlawz Monday Greetings Challenge - Spring is in the Air
The Outlawz April Inlinks Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafter's Castle Challenge #16 -  AG/Option: Spring and/or Distressed
Sweet Stampin Challenge - Getting Ready For Easter / Spring

Sunday, April 14, 2019

WORLD WIDE CHALLENGE #04

 Hello There Crafty Friends,
There's a new challenge starting today at...

The theme is "Always Anything Goes"

Our wonderful sponsor is the lovely 'Julia Spiri'

...I love the gorgeous 'Gypsy Bride' and enjoyed making this card...
...Here's a closeup...
...Products Used... 
Digital Image 'Gypsy Bride' By: Julia Spiri
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
Sakura Gelly Roll Gel Pen 'White' - for highlights
Beautiful Embossed Paper - from my dear friend Mary who I miss terribly
Lace and Pearl Heart - also from my dear friend Mary
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/paper/image
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Vintage Photo' - around card/paper/image 
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Tim Holtz Vine Die
Darice Flowers
Unbranded 'Heart Deco' Die
Unbranded 'Love' Die
Flatback Pearls
E-Z Runner Grand Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
White/Pink Cardstock 

...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/

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
Our challenge runs from April 15th to May 12th.
Come on and join us in the fun!

Thank you for visiting!
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
 The Outlawz Festive Friday Challenge - Theme2: Anniversary/Wedding
The Outlawz April Inlinks Challenge - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - No Designer Paper
WWC216 - Dawn's "All About Occasions" Challenge
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #277 - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #103 - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create Challenge #220 - AG/Optional Twist: Wedding/Anniversary

Friday, April 12, 2019

COLOUR CRAZY CHALLENGE

Hello There Crafty Friends,
I want to let you know about the challenge at...
The theme is always 'Anything Goes'

The wonderful sponsor is 'A Day For Daisies'

...I enjoyed making this card with the beautiful 'Pearls In My Hair'...
 ...For my card...
I colored the image with colored pencils.
Cut out two vine dies and colored the leaves with a colored pencil.
Used a distressing tool around the image, card and paper then added distress ink.
Taped the patterned paper onto the card then glued a piece of coffee stained lace on.
Taped the image onto the card, then glued the vines, flowers and flatback pearls on.


...Products Used...
Digistamp 'Gigi Flap Dancer' By: Moon Flower
Marco Raffine Colored Pencils
Gina K. Designs 6"x6" 'Shabby Spring' Paper - gift from a friend (Carol) and my granddaughter
Prima Marketing Distressing Tool - around card/image/paper
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad 'Vintage Photo'- around card/image/paper
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Tim Holtz Vine Die
Coffee Stained Lace
Flowers  
Flatback Pearls
E-Z Runner Tape Runner
Tombow Liquid Glue 
Beacon Gem-Tac Glue
White/Olive Cardstock

I hope you like my card and it gives you some inspiration.
Thank you for visiting.
Happy Crafty Hugs,
Sherry xx

...Challenges Entered...
Crafty Creations Challenge #388 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles Wk 15 Challenge - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede Challenge #343 - Anything Goes
Cardz TV Challenge #87 - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers Challenge #161 - Anything Paper Craft Goes