Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Nutcrafters Challenge #15

Good morning everyone.
Its time for another challenge over at Nutcrafters.  This time we have a nice bright Sunny challenge to coincide with the smashing weather we are having at the moment and the official start of Summer time with the clocks going forward we are...

Ready For Summer!

We would like to see summery themes, colours or decoration on your card or project, and don't forget you must use a Nutcrafters image to qualify for our prize

Challenge 15 will be running for 3weeks over the Easter period, to give the DT and yourselves a nice break and extra time to get crafty ;)

We all hope you are able to join us in our challenge this week. Simply leave your details in the Inlinkz before 5pm Tuesday 17th April.

Here is my card for the challenge

The cute image is from the new Nutcrafters 'Happy Travels' set which is due for release on April 2nd so please watch out for more delightful images from this set.
Papers are from Stampin' Up and a free download from here
Punched Daisies - Woodware
Bakers twine
Charm - The Works
Wrought Iron Fence - Memory Box Die

Saturday, 17 March 2012

Mother's Day Card

Good Evening everyone, don't know what has been up with Blogger this afternoon but I've been trying for the last 2 hours to upload this card.  I could get the writing to post but it wouldn't let me add the picture.  Hopefully it is sorted now, finger's crossed.

My card today is for my mum tomorrow.  I've bought us tickets to see Calendar Girls at the Opera House on Tuesday night, just the two of us.  Can't wait.

Image - Mo Manning 'Kissy'
Coloured with Promarkers
Papers Free Magazine Gift - My Minds Eye
Sentiment - Done my own Love You Bunches on comp (hope this is okay Mo)
Ribbon and Buttons from stash

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Top Tip Tuesday - Mother's Day
I Love Promarkers - Anything Goes
Colour Create - Pink Blue, Sage and White
Sketch Saturday - Sketch
DP2 Challenge - Buttons and Bows

Enjoy the rest of the weekend and hope all you mums get spoilt.  I know I won't Stewart is in Amsterdam and Emily is in Lincoln lol.

Edit:  Got a lovely card from Emily and a massive bunch of tulips from Stewart.  Lovely surprise.

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Nutcrafters Challenge #14 - BINGO

Good morning everybody.  It's time for another challenge at Nutcrafters and this
week we are trying something new and opting for a BINGO Challenge!
Simply choose a row from the bingo card above and make sure those 3 elements are featured on your card or project.

Remember you must use a Nutcrafters image to qualify for the prize.

Here is my card.  I have chosen to use the middle column Ribbon, Flowers, Buttons.

I have used another of the fabby Nursery Rhyme stamps - Polly Put the Kettle on
Coloured with Promarkers
Papers were a free download - Lemon Sherbet
Punched flowers
Ribbon and button from stash
Sentiment on computer

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Colour Create Challenge - Yellow, Grey , Black and White
Totally Gorjuss - Anything goes with a button
Sweet Stampin Challenge - Lets see those layers
Cute Card Thursday - Sketch
Charisma Cardz - Ribbon
That Craft Place - Anything Goes
I love Promarkers - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Mothers Day or Craft Buddy

Monday, 12 March 2012

Nutcrafters Mega Sale

If you like Nutcrafters stamps and entering the challenges you might be interested to know that their mega £1 sale is now on the website. First edition Nutshells only 50p! Help them clear the shelves before they launch the new website. Whilst stocks last, so hurry.

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Anniversary Card

Good afternoon everyone.  Hasn't it been another funny day, we seem to have had all the seasons in one day again.  As I write now we have just had a hailstorm and now it is snowing again.  The sun will be shining in 5 minutes lol.

My card today is one I have made for mum and dad's anniversary on Friday.

I have used this gorgeous LOTV stamp - Love Grows
Coloured with Promarkers
Backing Papers - Nitwits - So Berry Too
Martha Stewart PATP - Pansies
LOTV sentiment
Flowers, gems, sequins, ribbon, pin and charm from stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Lili's Little Fairies - Peaches and Cream
I Love Promarkers - Ribbon and Bows
 (spotty ribbon around card and bow on his gardening apron)
Cute Card Thursday - Signs of Spring
PaperTake Weekly - Anything Goes
CES Challenge - Flower Frenzy
Crafty Catz Challenge - Punches and Dies
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes

Saturday, 3 March 2012

Hippie Chick

Good Afternoon everyone. Hope you are all okay.  Well its been weird here today, weather wise I woke up to that drizzly rain that wets you through, then the sun came out and it was a lovely warm springlike day.  Went to do a bit of shopping and on the way back it was sleeting, then the sun came out again and now its raining.  Anyway never mind here's my card that I've made this afternoon for a work colleague whose birthday is on Monday.

Sugar Nellie - Hippie Chick
Coloured with Promarkers
Nitwits Papers - Butterfly Kisses Too
Clare Curd Sentiment
Ticket Stamps - Whimsy Stamps
Punched Flowers
Marianne Dies - Creatable Swirl Flower
Pearls, Lace, button, seambinding and bakers twine from stash

I am entering this card into the following challenges:
The Sugar Bowl - Sketch and Kraft
Cute Card Thursday - Signs of Spring
Stampin' for the Weekend - BINGO (Ribbons//bows, Lace, Diecuts)
Top Tip Tuesday - Stitches (mine are faux)

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!!