Monday, 9 July 2018

Another week begins

Saturday was Thornbury carnival and it was a very hot day, There were so many people there and that only added to the heat, I am have put a couple of pictures of here that  I was impressed with, There were bands as well as lots of American and old English cars.








Something different from me today,  I have started to make ATC coins. They are the same measurement as the ATC's 2.5 inches, They are fun to do and like to get to grips with new things,




Materials used for these ATC coins are;


  • Small pieces of white card stock,
  • Hobbycraft  black Pigment ink pad,
  • Vintage sepia Versafine ink, 
  • Salty ocean & vintage photo Distress ink 
  • Spice, honeycomb, rose pink, lipstick red, & leaf green,  ProMarkers 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. SDC 302 - Artist Trading Coins, 
  2. Crafting By Designs, July Anything goes, 
  3. Cute Card Thursday,   Challenge #537Anything goes,
  4. That's Crafty Challenge Blog, Close to Nature. 





Challenges I will enter this card for are, 

  • 15 x 15 cm card bland and envelope,
  • Hobbycraft black pigment ink pad, 
  • Abaandoned Coral Distress ink,
  • Spellbinders  rubber 3D stamp set,
  • Snowflake clear stamp snowflakes, [Free with a magazine ]



Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Crimbo Crackers, Challenge #162 Anything goes, 
  2. Crafting With Attitude, Challenge #41 Anything goes, 
  3. CAS Christmas Card Challenge,  Poinsettia
  4. Sweet Stampin, Challenge Christmas in July, 

Friday, 6 July 2018

weekend begins here .



I wanted to do something for my sister [We are twins ] yes there is two of us Lol. I know she loves fairies and have quite a few stamps, I also have an acrylic bowl. Its not round its flat and I have finished it today and will put pictures of it here for you to see, The dogs are my sisters but the white dog passed away last year, 





Now onto the Challenges, 



Close up of the saying   


Materials used for this card are;
  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope, 
  • Hobbycraft black ink pad,
  • Sunflower & sentiments clear stamps,
  • leaf green &summer sun promarkers, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. ATSM Challenge #229 - CAS
  2. TTCRD Anything Goes Challenge Week 3rd July,  
  3. Penny's Paper - Crafty Challenge 387,
  4. Passion for ProMarkers,  Week 450 Add A sentiment  




Materials used for this card are;

  • 15 x15 cm card blank and envelope, 
  • Hobbycraft blank ink pad,
  • Mirrorball Nuvo glitter, 
  • Glitter frosting Hint of violet, 
  • Scene. Sentiment and teddy clear stamps, 
  • Cloud blue, cyan, spice, apricot, oatmeal  Promarkers. 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. ABC Christmas Challenge, N is for Name, O is for ON 
  2. Christmas at sweet Stampin, June Anything Christmas,
  3. City Crafters Challenge Blog, Week #419 Christmas in July with Silver, 
  4. Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge #32 Anything Christmas Goes, 

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

WOYWDW

                                                     HAPPY WOYWDW 

Sat here yesterday evening and a friend came round, its always nice to see friends even when you do not know when they are going to turn up. Its been so hot of late and it shows no sign of letting up, 

As its Wednesday its time to pop over at Julia's Stamping ground HERE  where we all get to take a look at others work desks, 

Around Bristol we have Wallace and gromit again and spotted this one in Thornbury town centre, They are all over Bristol and not sure I will get to see many more as they are scattered all about and I don't drive. 





Materials used for this card are;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  •  Rose elegance Flower and dot embossing folder, 
  • 5 flower embellishments,
  • Poppy, green, sky blue promarkers, 


Challenges I will enter this card for are;
  1. I love promarkers, Challenge #326, Anything goes, Option three embellishments, 
  2. A gem of a Challenge, #222  Red, white and Blue, They must be the dominate colours. 
  3. Simply Papercraft,  Challenge #59 Anything goes, 
  4. Crazy Catz Challenge #243 Anything goes with the option of embossing wet/ dry, 




close up of the glitter, 

Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm patterned edges card blank and envelope, 

  •  11.5 x 11.5 cm white card stock,
  • My paper world scene clear stamp, 
  • Skater and snowflake clear stamp.
  • Scarlet red, mirrorball, Nuvo, Glitter, 
  • Hint of Violet glitter frosting, 
  • Vanilla, cyan, cloud blue, apricot, promarkers, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. CHNC Christmas Challenge #392, snowflake or two, 
  2. Crimbo Crackers, Challenge #161 Anything goes, 
  3. TTCRD Anything Goes Challenge Week 3 July,  

                             
As you can see still untidy Lol I have been making ATC coins, They are 2  1/2 inches across the same as ATC's.I have two glass mats and put the things I have finishe on the second mat. the card is a finshed challenge project,
Have a great WOYWDW 

Monday, 2 July 2018

Still lovely weather


Weather has held up and its a lot cooler today and I am glad about that, A lot more cloudy today with a promise of rain at some point, Well yesterday promise of rain came to nothing and its still very dry here, 


Card number one is another sketch, This one is from CAS(E) This sketch, 





Materials used for this card are,

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope.
  • Cotton for stitching, 
  • tonic die,
  • shrink plastic,[ Done a long time ago, ]
  • Salty ocean Distress ink pad,
  • Clear stamp sentiment, 


 challenge I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Crafty Creation Challenge #369, Anything goes, 
  2. Create and Make Challenge Blog Theme Anything goes, 
  3. CAS(E) this Sketch, #278 
  4. Cute Card Thursday, Challenge #253 CAS. 


Second card..... 




Materials used for this card are,

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Wild rose clear stamp set,
  • Poppy, sky blue, gold, honeycomb, vanilla, yellow, eggnog, & apricot promarkers, 


Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge 22 Anything Christmas goes, 
  2. Fab 'N' Funky Challenge #400 Quick and easy Christmas Creation,  
  3. The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge, #32 Anything Christmas goes, 
  4. Sunny Day Crafting Challenge #26. anything goes, 

Friday, 29 June 2018

Friday,


Another weekend looms and I hope everyone has something really nice planned and hope the weather lasts for whatever you have planned, I found a lovely set of stamps and just had to have them and found a perfect challenge for them, The set is by" For the Love of Stamps." The set is at the end of the post,  and used for the first card. 







Materials used for this card are,

  •  21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope, 
  • Salty ocean Distress ink pad,
  • hobbycraft pigment ink pad,
  • For the Love Of Stamps, clear stamps,

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. A snowflake promise; Challenge #52 Anything goes, 
  2. Crafty Sentiments Design Anything goes Challenge. 
  3. *Pause Dream Enjoy* Challenge #26 Mermaids, 
  4. TTCRD  Anything goes Challenge  for the week  6-26-18 




Materials used for this card are;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Hobbycraft pigment ink pad,
  • Wild rose Studio Clear stamps,
  • Cloud blue , Sky blue, gold, burnt orange, leaf green, frosted leaf, honeycomb, satin, vanilla Promarkers, 




Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Crafting by Design, Get ready for Christmas June edition,
  2. The Merry Christmas Challenge, Anything thing Christmas,
  3.  Christmas at Sweet Stampin June anything Christmas, 
  4. Home - Simon Wednesday Anything goes, 





Wednesday, 27 June 2018

WOYWDW

                                 HAPPY WOYWDW 

WOW Wednesday again, Year is just frying by, Going to enter my desk over at Julia's
    Stamping ground, HERE   I love looking at other peoples desk and seeing what they are making,

I really do not like this heat but glad to see the sun,  It makes me feel so good when the sun shines.




Materials used for this card are;

  • 15 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • Fossilised amber, Salty ocean Distress ink, 
  • Hobbycraft pigment black ink pad, 
  • Vesafine Vintage sepia, ink pad, 
  • On the beach Clear stamps, 

 Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Crafting with Friends, Challenge 70,  Anything goes, 
  2. Alphabet Challenge,  G is for The great outdoors, 
  3. Creative Fingers Challenge,  #148 Winners #147 
  4. Always Fun Challenges #64 Fun at the beach, 
A sketch for my second card today by CAS Colours 






  Materials  used for this card are, 
  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envlope,
  • Vesamark Dazzle water stamp pad, 
  • Hero Arts poly Clear Stamp,
  • Rubber Stampede Red embossing powder 
  • Magenta, Promarker, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are,
  1. CAS Colours & Sketches, Challenge #278.
  2. Pammies Inky Pinkies, Anything goes, 
  3. Dragonfly Dreams, Anything goes, 

                                           

My desk with some ATC coins I have been working on ,

Monday, 25 June 2018

Monday


Was busy Saturday and my friend came round and said stop what you are doing I think you need time out, We went for a drive to Coaley Peak its a lovely spot and the view over the River Severn is amazing. There are hang gliders and men with modal planes there, I took a few pictures and will put some here for you to see what I mean. hope they don't bore you.






Now onto the Challenges. 

  A stash challenge today. I have had the wood card stock for about two years and its nice to  used it,                                         

Close up on the glitter. 


Materials used for this card are,
  •  15 x15 card blank and envelope,
  • 15 x 15 cm wood grain card, 
  • Hobbycraft pigment black ink pad,
  • Clarity clear stamp,
  • Poppy, honeycomb, lime green, canary, satin, & pine Promarkers, 
  • Ice white, green meadow 7 scarlet red. Nuvo pure sheen Glitter,
  • Paradise blue Nuvo dust, 


Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Creative Craft cottage, Eileen's Challenge Anything goes,  purple bow. 
  2. CHNC Challenge #391 Use some Washi tape,
  3. Christmas Card Throwdown, June Stash Challenge. 
  4. Winter Wonderland Square cards only. 
  5. Crimbo Crackers Challenge  #161~  Anything 
   
                                                  



                                                       


Materials used for this card are;

  • 21 x 15 cm deckle card blank and envelope,
  • Dreamees clear stamps, 
  • Hobbycraft pigment black ink pad,
  • Canary, poppy, coral, rose pink, spice, apricot, cyan, ocean teal, lilac promarkers, 

Challenges I will enter this card for are, 
  1. Inkspirational: Challenge #163 Designers Choice, Use small stamps, 
  2. Just Add Ink, #414  Just add I window/ frame, 
  3. Pixie's Crafty Workshop, Challenge #329 
  4. Little Miss Muffet Challenge #191, Anything goes,