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Monday, 22 March 2010

Card for Dad

This is a card using a digi download by Debbie Moore of the Crafty Pad that I bought because I wanted an aeroplane and didn't have one and this is cute. I used the coloured image for speed and decoupaged the plane. You get both coloured and uncoloured for 99p which is good I think. Isn't this so cute? Shapes cut with Nestabilities labels Eight, letters cut using Sizzix Embosslit dies, paper by Papermania and foiled greeting. Blue card from Trago Mills pick and mix Papermill I think.

Sunday, 21 March 2010

Quirky Crafts Challenge 24 - flowers

Challenge 24 is Flowers over on Quirky Crafts challenge blog. The challenge is sponsored by Crafty Ribbons so the winner will win some bags of ribbons and we can all use ribbon. My card is one I made for Mother's day. I used the free stamp that came with DoCraft's Creativity magazine (can't remember the rabbit's name but it is in the Daisy and Dandelion range) and coloured the image with Promarkers, then die cut with Spellbinders labels nine, and mounted that on DCWV pocket full of posies - I just love this paper pad.

I used Crafty Ribbons ribbon on my card, and Sizzix embosslits alphabet for the letters finished off with Prima blooms.

Saturday, 20 March 2010

AWOL

Sorry I have been AWOL for a week, but I have been having problems with my computer which may be a virus or a serious hardware problem but I don't like it.

Also sorry Maddy I meant to publish your comment and reject the dodgy ones I had but think yours got rejected by mistake, will try and copy it from my email once I can get all my email again - grrrrrr!

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Leaving card for a running man

I made this C4 card for a treasured colleague who left on promotion last week. Sizzix dies, some paper I found in my stash and brads.

Sunday, 7 March 2010

Quirky Crafts Challenge 23 buttons the bear

Challenge 23 over on Quirky Crafts Challenge blog is "buttons". It is also sponsored by Crafty Ribbons, and the hearts ribbon is from them so it was appropriate to use it.
This is my second example.
The bear and moon and stars are cut with an Accucut Zipeslim die, the scalloped circle is a Sizzix die, buttons, charm and brads from stash. The word Baby was written with Adirondack 3d paint (also used on the man in the moon) on an acrylic plaque from Graphicus. Sadly the bear had his nose squashed while it was still wet, and the card suffered another accident, you can just see a bit of red on the back - it got put down on the test moon with red ink cheek very wet, oh dear!

So enter your projects with buttons on and win a load of great ribbons.

Quirky Crafts Challenge 23 Buttons the dog

Challenge 23 over on Quirky Crafts Challenge blog is "buttons". It is also sponsored by Crafty Ribbons, and the paw prints ribbon is from them so it was appropriate to use it.
The little dog stamp is the cover gift on Craft Stamper magazine this month and is by Pink Gem Stamps, the papers were from the USA, sentiment is from a set by I think Basic Grey but not sure. Buttons from stash. Image coloured with Promarkers.

Come on over and join in with your projects featuring buttons and win a load of ribbons.