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Sunday Challenge Dotties World

In Sunday Challenge Dotties World on March 29, 2009 at 9:53 am

Its Louise’s turn over on Dottie World and she wants us to make a shaped card, any shape apart from square or rectangle. And ofcourse use a Charmed Download.
I am now the proud owner of some Copics! Not many only pastel and hues ciaos and a blender pen, so skin not quite right colour.
Louise suggested I use really smooth paper so I used glossy photo paper and it worked, the colours didnt bleed! This image is from the download ‘World tour’ I printed it onto the glossy paper and she stands roughly a5 size, i used the most gorgeous glitter card I got from the glitter girls stand when I went to Farnborough ‘Make it’ 5.
For the sentiment I used a die cut circl and added the words using Letraset rub offs and prima flowers.

90th Birthday card for my lovely nan!

In la pashe 90th birthday on March 27, 2009 at 12:42 pm

This is a large card i made for my nan for her 90th Birthday.
As they are from Chester-le-street County Durham, her family were all workers in the pits and the one her family worked in is now Beamish museum. So this La pashe decoupage,I obtained fron Joanna Sheens Online shop, suited her perfectly, as she loves anything to do with steam trains and coal pits.
I used a4 card and creased a spine down the centre to act like a book, which i ran the ribbon down, I covered the front with a piece of A5 glitter card and mat and layered the greeting backing paper.

Inside I added the embossed diamond cards and then the la pashe picture,for the 90 I typed it on word using word art, cut out in suitable card and embossed with my big shot and a cuttlebug folder

I added the flowers using silcone to give them strength. This is a self standing card, with the centre the main feature.

Sunday Challenge…Get the Feeling

In Sunday Challenge Get the feeling on March 8, 2009 at 1:05 am

Hi, its my turn to set the Sunday Challenge over on Dotties world so Im going to choose….
Get the feeling!!!!!
I would like to see some kind of fabric incorperated in the card or item, it could be felt,ribbon,lace,cotton etc and ofcourse a Charmed Cards and crafts download.
Make sure you checkout the Design Teams & guest designer Kats, individual blogs to find all the details on how they made and what they used on there cards.
For my card I used the lovely Madison image from Holly and Madison Download from Charmed Cards,
I used my usual Whispers Brush markers to watercolour her,after printing on light pink card.
I used felt for the dots and for the flowers,which I attached using my Cropadile & the Greeting is by Hot off the Press, all available from Charmed Cards

New Pram!!!

In Hasslecastle pram on March 3, 2009 at 9:53 pm

On my trip to Farnborough Make it 5 I came across a fantastic stand called HassleCastle! It was amazing, the website is just being set up,but I’ve already ordered the enchanting fairytale castle and carriage!
This is their pram, this is my first attempt,it comes with full instructions and a plastic template, the accessories are separate and templates are card.

The hood raises up and down and there is a suncanopy, parasol and box to go with it too.

Alison needs help

In Troop cards on March 2, 2009 at 11:07 am

Alison has a request,checkout her blog for more info…….
PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR NEWER POSTS, THANK YOUI live on a small island on the west coast of Scotland. My local branch of the British Legion are currently sending parcels to Iraq and Afghanistan for the British troops and I asked if they would like some cards to put in the boxes for the troops to send home to their loved ones or kids. To know that we can put a smile on someones face receiving a card from there loved ones that are so far away warms my heart. So what do you think girls, can we make them some cards? If you can help me out by sending me one or two cards it would be very much appreciated. Just a couple of things to remember about the cards
Cards sizes that are suitable A6, 6″ square or smaller, 7 x 5
The inside of the card must be blank, you can put a paper insert in if you wish but just leave it blank.Once you have made your card, email me (its in my profile) and I will send you my address. Oh and just another wee thing if you could spread the word for me I would really appreciate it.If you are interested in making a card or two please leave a comment on this post.*If you have a blog you could put your blog address on the back of the card and maybe say “With compliments” just a thought but not necessary*

1st Challenge on Cute Daisy May

In Cute Daisy may 1st challenge on March 2, 2009 at 9:54 am

A new blog and a new challenge, this is my card for the new blog Cute Daisy May, go and checkout the sketch and join in the Challenge, they are looking for a guest designer and if you win you’l get sent a download.
For my card I used a Daisy may image and Hot off the press papers.x

Joanna Sheen New Messy Rabbit Stamps-Launched today

In Joanna Sheen Live show Messy Rabbit Stamps on March 1, 2009 at 11:35 am

These are my samples for Joanna Sheens Create & Craft /Ideal World show live today 2-4pm,I used the new set of Messy Rabbits Stamps and now also have the new Messy Rabbit Cd to play with also.

xxxx

Sunday Challenge Dotties World…Inspire Me!!

In Inspire me Dotties Challenge on March 1, 2009 at 8:29 am

Its Juliets turn over on Dotties World and she has come up with a thought provoking challenge!

Inspire Me!For this week’s challenge I would like you to take inspiration from this photo of yummy cupcakes. You could focus on the colours, use a cupcake on your work or make a cupcake shaped card – it’s up to you. You must include one of the Charmed downloads on your project and please tell us how the photo inspired you in your make”

This is my card,sorry about the poor quality, its was dark by the time I took the pic.
My inspiration from the pic was firstly Pink and brown,then being a piggy eating cupcakes and over indulging & cake!!!

I used the piggy image from ‘Back to the Drawing board’ collection from Charmed cards and the papers and embelishments are by Hot off the press.xx

Congratulations to new Copic design team

In Copics challenge design team on February 26, 2009 at 9:04 pm

The copic challenge blog has chosen nearly all the members from the Dotties World Design team, great choice obviously lol! Congratulations Louise,Karen and Adele! I still havent any copics :( but I shall be avidly watching the blog!

Especially for you….

In Especially for you..... on February 26, 2009 at 8:13 pm

I went to Farnborough ‘Make it 5′ on sunday and I bought…..
Now that would be telling, one of the things i bought from the Flower soft stand was the wonderful ‘Country window’ un-mounted stamps sheet set. I used my largest acrylic block and it slightly over hangs that, so it is a really large stamp for the window. I stamped onto watercolour paper and used rusty brown stazon for the window and for the individual flowers cactus green stazon, which I received today within 1 day of placing my order from Charmed Cards and crafts,

I mounted the picture onto backing paper from my Hot off the press stash and added the pergamano rub off sentiment, which i didnt want to stand out, I wanted it to compliment,so the card looks more like a picture,although saying that, as the light is now electric not daylight the picture doesnt pick it up very well.

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