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Friday, May 24, 2013

Black white and red

Good morning Bloggers, well I have been up most of the night the wind has been howling all night, hence why I am up at such and early hour.

here is today's card.

This is a 6x6" card, I matted it with some more white card, I cut out four Spellbinder flourish trims in black, I then cut our four corners from Spellbinders Gold Corner sets one in red, and the centre of a Marianne design doily centre's in red twice. I cut a piece of black card to measure 2 and half inches and a piece of white just slightly smaller, I lay the four trims around the sides then put in the square layered on top of each other, put the corners on then the centre, hope you like today's card.
I have entered this card into the following challenges.
Lexi's Creations Black and white and one other colour No 36
ABC Challenge N for not just one No 151

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Stately Circles

Hi Todays Card

I folded a A4 card in half from top to bottom to make this card, I cut a peice of Lilac pearl card and cut it half " smaller than the card, I then cut another piece of white card and cut it half " smaller again, I embossed the white card layer with the Spellbinder Awesome blooms embossing folder & layered them up, I took a piece of Lilac ribbon and wrapped it around the two layers before I stuck them to the card. I then cut three of the second largest of the spellbinder statley circles out of Lilac centura pearl card, I cut the center piece out with with the Lilac pearl card and the smaaler one with white card, and stamped the greeting and heat embossed it with black glitter embossing powder., I layered the circles and slider and glued then to the card, I cut two of the spellbinders Fantastic Flourish corners and cut them down to fit what I needed. and that was all I done with todays card.
hope you are all well and see you again soon.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

True Blue

Good Morning Bloggers, I hope the weather were you are is not like it is here, it is pouring down with rain.
Today's card is for the Allsorts true blue challenge No1
also ABC N for not just one No 51 

Card measures 6x6" I matted it with silver mirror card then some pale blue backing paper that I had in my stash, I cut a ribbon strip with centura pearl card then some more backing paper from my stash, I cut out a tattered lace square with pearl blue card,then backed it with some of the pale blue backing paper and some trellis card from my craft studio, I cut a stately circle out with mirror card and stamped the sentiment on with card and cut it out with a circle die, got a piece of blue ribbon folded it and put a button on with a gem to hide the holes, some flowers from wild orchid craft the border is from tattered lace which I cut with the same card as the square.
thank you for stopping by.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Tressle card

good morning all when you read this I will be away and as I said I have scheduled this post

this is a rather simple card, the frame and tressle is from my craft studio, which I stuck together lay a satin ribbon around I layered the label die which i will tell you which one i used on my return, stamped it with the sentiment put a bow and some flowers on that i made from the waste.
hope you like my card and sorry this is short and sweet but i am running as per usual xxxx

Friday, May 10, 2013

morning all just two quick cards for this weekend as i am going away so don't really have time to tell you what I have used, so will post them and then when i come back i will update them I have scheduled Fridays and Saturdays.

just a quick note I pricked all the way around a white Matt then matted with pink embossed another white Matt, cut two circles out the embossed mat then lay the cutout in the centre, cut a glittered swirl and assembled as shown, will let you know the dies i used on my return.

Thursday, May 09, 2013


Good Morning Bloggers, hope you are all well today? sorry for lack of post yesterday just had sooooo much to do as we are hosting an AGM this weekend for the Overseas Buffaloes, not enough hours in the day to get everything done.
Card measurements 6x6" I started card with white card stock and cut it to make a 6x6" card.
I had some white embossed card which I used as background.
I cut the bracket die from spellbinders in this lovely lilac Centura Pearl
I cut the square with Tattered lace 3in 1 die with lilac mirror card along with the greeting, assembled it as shown and put some Organza ribbon down the side and made a bow to add on, I then stuck the lilac ribbon slider on to finish the card off.
hope you like today's card and it makes up for lack of post yesterday .
Christine xxxx

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Best Wishes

Good morning bloggers, I hope you all had a great holiday weekend.
Today's card.

Card measures 6x6" first I took some lovely shimmery Gray colour card that I bought from my local shop called Papercuts - a slice of imagination Ltd  they also have a website,
I matted it with the same colour and pin pricked it all around which gives a lovely effect,I matted it again with some Turquoise card then some turquoise and Gray spotted background paper on top, I cut out three tags with spellbinders tags which I am not sure of the name, and cut out three Turquoise centre and stamped them with the greeting, I lay some ribbon down the side and made a bow I cut out a swirl which I bought from Dies to die for
and I also made the flower which I bought from wild orchid crafts 
I hope you like today's card, thank you for stopping by

Monday, May 06, 2013

Pink Wrap

Good morning crafter's and happy bank holiday to you all,
Today's card is a simple one.

card measure's 6x6" as it is my favourite size, I matted it with deep pink card stock, then cut a white mat as well slightly smaller and with a Spellbinders border die I lay it down across the white mat and cut out 7 rows to give the back ground effect, I then took the Tattered lace (with love) oval die  and cut this out in a lovely pink mirror card, then halved it, I cut a tag from framed tags one, and stamped the greeting on, I arranged the two halved of the oval against the edge of the card back to back and ties with a pink satin ribbon put the brad through the whole thing and put the tag on as shown above.
thank you for stopping by and see you again tomorrow.

Sunday, May 05, 2013

pink Silhouette

Good morning all.
Today's card is for the Fab and funky Lots of Pink and Die cutting diva's anything goes Challenges.
Card measures 6x6" base card is white, I embossed the crafters companion Core'dinations pink background card with crafters companion Embossalicious lattice embossing folder and then mounted it on the card I put some Cosmic shimmer pearl dots dusky pink in the cross overs,I cut a pink Silhouette with a die from Marrianne dies, I also cut a Tattered lace 3 in 1 circle die, and punch the border with a Martha Stewart border punch, layered it all up as shown above, i hope you like today's card, see you all tomorrow.

Saturday, May 04, 2013

best mates

Good morning crafter, I hope you all have a great Holiday weekend.
A simple card today.

Card measures 6x6" base card is white and I mattered and layered it with Navy then pale blue card, I then printed out the topper from Crafters Companion Frou Frou Digkit Elegance CD rom, (but you need the Serif craft artist 2 to be able to use it). I then cut the frame from the tattered lace rectangle die, put some navy ribbon on and made a bow, and put a sparkly ribbon slider on to hide the knot. hope you like this card as much as i do. ta ta for now.
thank you for stopping by.
Challenge's entered ABC Challenge make it sparkle
Forever Friends  monthly May

Friday, May 03, 2013

Birthday Wishes

Good Morning bloggers, 
Today's card.
card measures 6x6", I cut two red rectangles and one white which measured 4x 5 and half " I cut all four spellbinders classic borders, and layered them on top of each other as shown in diagram above, I cut two red squares with the smallest 3 of spellbinders Adorning squares, and I backed one with white card, I cut one white square with the two smallest dies, I cut a white tag from spellbinders framed tags one, the two corners are the waste from the Tattered lace Victorian rectangle, which I think is a crime to throw away as they make lovely Corners, I layered them all up as shown above, and in the corner pieces and the centre of the square on the front I put a dot of Cosmic Shimmer White Pearl Pearlescent PVA
to finish it off, I hope you like today's card. 
thank you for stopping by.

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Pink Birthday

Good morning Bloggers hope you are all bright and breezy today.
 Today's card is a Birthday card I have made to enter into the Creative Inspirations Challenge which is Birthday's as they are 5 years old how good they have been doing over the years. Also entering this into Lexi's Creations which is also Birthday
Card is 6x6" square, I matted it with some pink Centura Pearl card from Crafters companion, and embossed it with a Cuttlebug embossing folder dots, I then embossed some white card with 3D M-Bossabilities Delightful Daisies, I then cut a piece of the Centura Pearl card to measure 3" square and cut the smallest 3 dies from Spellbinders Adorning Squares, also cut the same in white, I layered the the two larger squares on the card, glued the 3 die cuts to the top white card flat, then raised the outer piece of pink on 3D foam, I set the white small Square's on a twisted angle, I put a piece of pink centura Pearl on the bottom which was also embossed with the dots, before I wrapped some pink organza ribbon around, I cut out a tag with Spellbinders framed tags one, stamped the sentiment on and slid it on the ribbon, then stuck it down, I made a bow to put on the side with the same ribbon, I found a ribbon slidder that I put in the centre of the bow.
I hope you like today's card and thank you for stopping by.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Wed 1st May

Good morning bloggers, hope you are all feeling good today.
Today's card

I started with a 8x8" card, I matted with white card Stamped the sentiment on the bottom, then embossed it with Awesome blooms M-Bossabilities embossing folder, I cut 7 layers of purple card with the edge die from spellbinders Classic Bracket border die set, I then cut another 7 with the some die but with white sparkly paper I bought a couple of years ago, I made a Purple bow with a brad, and layered all the borders on top of each other the way I wanted them on the card, and cut out the centre with spellbinders labels 6, I then cut two smaller ones with the same die out the bit that came out the centre, I lay the layers on the card,   and put the smaller ones in the centre piece, added the bow and brad and all done. 

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Tuesday 30th April

Good morning bloggers, hope you are all well.
Today's card
Card measures A5 portrait, I then cut some pink then white card to Matt and layer, I embossed the white card with Awesome blooms M-bossabilities folder, I cut some Marianne design swirls in silver mirror card, I cut two pink and one white pieces of card for the topper, and stamped the balloons stamp with versaMark ink pad and embossed it with white embossing powder, I cut two Marianne design doily die's in pink also, I folded them both fan like and joined them together then folded the inner sides inwards to make the rosette, put it all together as shown above,  hope you like today's card.I have entered this into the Crafty Creations challenge pink and one other colour, which my card is pink and white.
thank you for stopping by

Monday, April 29, 2013

Monday 29th April

Good morning all. I hope you all had a good weekend, now its Monday morning all over again.
Today's card.

Card is A5 landscape, I started with plain white card and matted it with Purple card to start with, I matted again with white card stock, I cut out one spellbinders Butterfly Magic stencil, then I got some purple mmirror card, cut a piece big enough to just cover the butterfly on the same stencil and put it through grand calibur, I lay the mirror butterfly over the the first one I cut out to give it dimension, I cut a Marianne design swirl out in lilac for contrast and some lilac ribbon to make a bow, and put it all together as shown above, I hope you like today's cards all comments welcome.
I have entered this card into Penny's papercrafty challenge. Anything goes.

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Sunday 28th April

Good morning all, Yesterday was a great day at the show then a meal out, I had a really good time, now onto todays cards

Card measure 6x6" I layered some gold mirror card onto my card then some backing paper from Quintessential Country Garden paper pack, I then took a heart card from Crafters Companion Party Paws card pack and put it top and then put the innerin as shown below,
I then picked the topper for the heart card from the same set along with the stripped border, made a bow with some pink organza ribbon and a gem in the centre, hope you like todays card.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Sat 27th April

Morning all my crafting friends.
Todays Card
An A5 landscape card again, matted it with some red card stock, I embossed some white card stock with a cuttlebug embossing folder that had dots on, I done this twice side by side, I cut one large scalloped sqaure by using the largest and the two sizes smaller, and for the two smaller ones I used the second largest and two sizes smaller, I also cut the second largest beaded circles out in white and inked it with distress ink while still in the die, I then stamped the greeting on, I cut two borders from the Spellbinders Lattice Accents and one and the top and bottom, I then put a red bow on and that was it. I hope you like todays cards.
thank you for stopping by

Friday, April 26, 2013

Friday 26th April

Good morning all, well it’s nearly the weekend again.
I hope you all have a great weekend I am soooo looking forward to tomorrow as I am going to see footloose at the Whitley bay play house, I cannot wait.
So on to today’s card

Today’s card measures 6" x 6" I embossed some Centura pearl lilac card with a spellbinders Awesome bloom embossing folder, I cut with white centura pearl Spellbinders adorning squares I cut all of them together,, then cut them all in half, I laid them on each side and made a lilac and white strip down the centre, I cut the third smallest of spellbinders beaded circles in lilac and the two smallest ones in white layered them up then put a bow and a purple heart in the centre and I was so happy with the outcome, I hope you are too.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

White on White

Good morning everyone, thank you for stopping by today.
Todays card is a white on white card.

Card measurements is A5 landscape, I cut another white piece slightly smaller and embossed it with Spellbinders M-bossabilities
I then laid all the dies from spellbinders labels 28 on my cutting mat and cut which gave me 3 frames I stamped the greeting on the centre piece, then starting with the next one out being the highest layered them all down put a blue bow on so simple really to make a lovely card. I have entered this card into Lexi's Creastions challenge no88 'Add Lace and/or Ribbon' fingers crossed.
See you again tomorrow