Sunday, January 31, 2016

SAB 2016 - Happy Birthday to you

I was having a play with the new SAB and Occasions goodies I just got, and thought I'd show you the first card I made.

I actually used the card sample in the Occasions Mini Catalogue on page 23 for this one. I have changed it a bit but the basic's are still there.


This one is so simple but beautiful.

Products used:
Stamp Set: Perfect Pairing (SAB)
Paper: Whisper White card stock, Birthday Bouquet DSP (Occasions)
Ink:  Mint Macaron, Mossy Meadow
Accessories: Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, Corner punch (retired), It's My Party Enamel Dots (Occasions), Stampin Dimensionals. Double sided tape.

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



SSB#9 HB to you

Here's the 9th and second last Challenge for Soul Scrappers 6th Birthday.

Today we are making an Emboss Resist card.


I have used Jaded Blossom's Birthday Luggage Tag stamp on their Luggage Tag die.
I have embossed using White powder and Tangelo Twist ink on a dauber. The birthday candles have been stamped using the VersaMark ink pad.

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Saturday, January 30, 2016

SSB#8 Celebrate You Must!

Here's the 8th Challenge for Soul Scrappers 6th Birthday.

Today we are making a Masculine card.


Oh I did have fun making this one!

I created my Yoda from the free files I got during the SVG Cutting Files 2015 May 4th Blog Hop.
The saying is from the Jaded Blossom Candy Wars stamp set.
I also used the Jaded Blossom Fancy Topper Die for my gold/white labels.

Does he look familiar?
Yes, I made a desk calendar using the same file last month - LOL, as you know I always make 2 of anything new, which sometimes means by the time I buggered the first one up I have the second one looking great!

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Friday, January 29, 2016

SSB#7 Holy Shitake!

Here's the 7th Challenge for Soul Scrappers 6th Birthday.

Today we are adding a Funny Saying or Image to our card.


LOL, love it!

Gnome and saying both from Jaded Blossom's Gnomies Forever Stamp set.
I also used their Stitched Circle Dies and my Copics to colour.

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Thursday, January 28, 2016

Friends Add Color to Life

I forgot to show you my first colouring for my Copic classes.
This cutie is Yampuff's Chibi Artist and is from the Mindful Me class (yes, I'm doing a couple) so it has given me a starting point to see my progression! 
Also, yes I know I forgot the eyes.....didn't realise until I was editing the photo! and not sure what colour to do them.




Copics Used: 
Skin: E00, E50
Hair: Y21, Y23, Y26
Beret: V22, V25
Dress: V22, V25
Sploches: RV24, B28, YG23, R39
Cast Shadow: C0, C1

She is so cute and I must say I really have come along way in just over a week!
Can't wait to colour her again in the future.

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Happy Australia Day!!!

Here's my Alyce and Lila Bear digi from Yampuff that I coloured today for the previous fortnight Challenge over at  Kit & Clowder FB group. 
Yes a bit late but still worth colouring as I do need the practice.


Copics Used: 
Skin: E00, E11, E13, R20
Hair: R20,  R21, R22
Eyes: YG11, YG13
Lips: R24
Dress: V20, V21, V22
Cat: T3, T5, C3, R21

I've not put her on anything as I'm going to put her in my Copic Journal with the colours listed for future reference - also to see how far I've come along my journey as I look back.

I am so pleased with her - I can't believe how much better I am after only a week!

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Monday, January 25, 2016

You Enchant Me

Oh I have been having fun colouring in - yes, I've started some classes for my Copic's over at Kit & Clowder.

I took a class with a different group last year and really wasn't that motivated, but have to say that I am so encouraged and inspired that this is my year to finally get the knack of Copic's.
I am having soooo much fun and my colouring is improved 110% and is only going to get better!

Here's an image I did for the Scrapper's Delight FB Challenge using their Freebie Digi "Spread your Wings Fairy".


Copics Used: 
Skin: E00, E31, E33
Hair: T5, T7, BV17
Eyes: BG28, White Pencil
Dress: V04, V05, V06
Wings: YG00, YG13, YG23
Cast Shadow: C0, C1

So you will be seeing a lot more of my colouring attempts and can see my improvements as I progress.

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Saturday, January 23, 2016

SSB#4 Keep Calm and Party On!

Here's the 4th Challenge for Soul Scrappers 6th Birthday.

Today we are adding Die Cuts to our card.


The Keep Calm saying is from the Jaded Blossom stamp set Another Year Older. 
The pressie is from the Jaded Blossom Birthday Dies set, and I've also used their Stitched Square and Scallop Square dies.

Stampin Up colours this time are Calypso Coral, Whisper White, Real Red and Poppy Parade.

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Thursday, January 21, 2016

SSB#2 HB2U

Here's the 2nd Challenge for Soul Scrappers 6th Birthday.

Today we are adding stamping to our card.


This time I am using Stampin up's Blackberry Bliss with Whisper White and Rich Razzleberry.

The stamping is Jaded Blossom's Birthday Splatter and the pressie is from the Jaded Blossom Birthday Dies set.

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Rose Wonder set of 3

Having a play with the new Rose Wonder Bundle from Stampin Up!.

Gosh - if you only buy one stamp set this year, this is the one!!!!


Buy the Bundle and get the dies as well - seriously in love with this set!
Want your own set - pop over to my SU Store and place your order.

I have this card set for sale ($15.00 which includes postage in Australia) over at my Handcrafted Shop store so click on the link if you want to buy it - while it lasts.

Here are the 3 cards separately -




And of course I make to order as well - just can't guarantee the patterned paper will be the same but the cards will be just as nice.

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Monday, January 18, 2016

SSB#1 Happy 29th Again

We're having a Birthday Party - yes, Soul Scrappers has turned 6 !!!

We all had fun creating Christmas cards for our stash that we thought it a great idea to do the same for our Birthday card stash......want to join in and get a head start?

The first challenge is to add Balloons - any type, any amount.

I made a Fancy Fold card using one of my SVG files and the Jaded Blossom stamp set Another Year Older.


Love this colour combo - it's Stampin Up's Tangelo Twist, Indigo Island and Sarah Sand.

The challenges go for a month so you have plenty of time to join in and win a prize!

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Handcrafted Shop

Do you like my projects? Know someone that would love it?

Would you like to buy my cards, tiles, etc?

Well I have created a store front over at The Handcrafted Shop site and will continually update with cards, tiles and projects I make. Of course as I do now, I will continue to make cards and items to individual requests so feel free to email or contact me on the site for further info.

You will notice I have a link up the top right hand side of the sidebar - check it out and let me know what you think.

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Tuesday, January 12, 2016

TCTC#1 Always time for tea

Are you ready for a new Challenge site? 
Browyn Eastley has started The Colour Tree challenges, and this is her first one.

     

Here's my entry using a Very Vanilla card base.A strip of So Saffron with one of the stamps from the new Timeless Textures set and and a  second coffee splatter from the same set in Early Espresso. I used Perfect Plum ink to stamp the tea cups which is from the new A Nice Cuppa set.

  

Must say I am loving the new Timeless Texture stamp set!

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Sunday, January 10, 2016

Fear Not cards

The new Rose Wonder stamp set is going to become a favourite of mine I am sure!

Here are 3 clean and simple cards I made today:

This first one uses the Fear not, saying from the Rose Wonder stamp set and the Blushing bride sides is from the new Timeless Textures stamp set..


This second one uses the Fear not, saying and the flower/leaves stamps from the Rose Wonder stamp set. I have then used the Rose Garden Thinlit Die to cut out the flower/leaves in Blushing Bride card stock and adhered over the stamp - saved having to colour in to give some colour!


This third one uses the Fear not, saying and the single flower and leaves stamps from the Rose Wonder stamp set. I have used my aqua brush with Wild Wasabi and Rose Red and my Blender pen with Crushed Curry.



Wow - I love all 3 of them and can't pick a favourite.

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Thursday, January 7, 2016

CC47 Valentine's Day cards

Ok, so Shazza has taken over the Card Challenge at Soul Scrappers and her first challenge is Valentine's Day inspired. The challenge is to add a heart - or two, or three!

I made 2 cards using my Cupid is Stupid stamp set from Jaded Blossom and copic's for colouring.



LOL - LOVE IT!!!!!!!

My anti - Valentine's cards. How cool are those sayings!

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Monday, January 4, 2016

2016 Desk Calendars

This month's Challenge over at Jaded Blossom is "Crafters Choice". 

Here's my entry for it - Yep 2016 Desk Calendars!





Each one is patterned paper cut with the Lollipop Die and assembled.
Yoda's saying is using the Candy Wars stamp set (of course!) and the May the Lord Smile Upon You saying is from the Simply Blessings stamp set.
Yoda is a SVG Cutting File from the 2015 May the 4th Blog Hop - you really don't want to be missing the Blog Hops!

Super Duper cute!

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.



Friday, January 1, 2016

Happy New Year 2016 !!!!!

I hope you all had a great Christmas and a safe New Year!



Hoping you and your families have a fantastic 2016 filled with Love, Laughter and good health -but most of all enjoying the time you have with each other, no matter if it's just over the phone as staying in touch is important no matter where our lives are at.

Thanks for looking,

Until next time, Happy Crafting.