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Friday, January 15, 2016

Leaf It Alone!

My dare again this week at Daring Cardmakers'!
With the following dare;

Leaf It Alone!

All too often the humble leaf is upstaged by flowers on our cards so I would like to see you make the leaf the star!

 This is my card;


I used Chasing Embers Font, MFT dies, black, white, kraft and glitter cardstock and some Basic Grey Sequins

also linking up to MFT Card Colour Challenges

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Happy New Year!

            Happy New Year!


My turn to kick start the dares this year over at Daring Cardmaker's;
  
Hi, it's Jo here with the first card dare for 2016 and another Elemental Inspiration challenge,here's my picture to inspire this month;




Here are my Element Suggestions for this picture: 
tape, glitter, cake cases, colours, stamps, ric rac, stars, sequins, hearts twine etc.!

Remember you need to use at least THREE different elements and the colour combination can only count as ONE of those elements

and this is the card that I made;



I used Dovecraft silver glitter tape, Clearly Besotted image and sentiment stamps a mini peg and a star punch.

The DT have been truly inspired - you can see their beautiful cards on the Daring Cardmakers' blog :)

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Past and Present

I didn't realise how long its been since I last blogged!  Things have as ever been hectic - particularly with this little pickle;


and we've been decorating  - note the paint tins in the background - not the easiest with a little helper!

and onto some cards, some made a while ago;




and a current one;


^^ this one made for the current sponsored dare @ Daring Cardmakers;

This week we have a pre-Christmas treat for one of you - a beautiful crafty gift you could win, thanks to our lovely sponsor,
 Bubbly Funk
Recently celebrating 10 whole years selling crafty stash on-line, Bubbly Funk has had a slight change of direction and is now specialising in selling stencils and the paraphernalia that goes alongside.  You'll find a huge range of stencils and masks in many different sizes, plus the inks, paints, sprays, mixed media goodies and the tools you need too. 
Caroline, of Bubbly Funk has put together a special prize pack which includes
3 stencils to play with, plus chipboard mini albums and keychains,
 crystal flowers, ink and ribbon

We were given a lovely stencil to play with - mine is the lovely Rubber Band stencil which I used to emboss some PinkFresh patterned paper, I also used; October Afternoon washi, Crate Paper paper, Doodlebug glittery adhesive dots, Concord and 9th Take a Bough Die, Bazzill cardstock, glitter tape and a Wink of Stella glitter pen.

Also popping this into Virgina's fabulous Glitter themed challenge - All about Glitter! as there are lots of glittery elements :)

Friday, August 28, 2015

Feeling Fruity!


My turn to dare at Daring Cardmakers' this week with cards featuring fruit.

We have had abundance of fruit this year and have been busy tucking into homemade crumble, pies and jellies!


and here is my card;


the pineapple is a digital download from here

I also used Lawn Fawn dies, MME and AC papers and tape and some glitter foam, gems and twine from stash.

TFL - and don't forget to check out the team's fruity creations!