Saturday, August 22, 2015

Challenge 164 Long time no see......

Over at it is Raquels turn to choose a theme to play along to. Now where do you begin with this one? Easy you have to make a card which say's either miss you or wish you were here or thinking of you or just "hello". You get the drift!

Here is my take on the challenge

I have made a 6x6 card blank from a vintage pink cardstock. Added a paper I got in a magazine then matted 2 other papers picking up the colours in the stripes. The blue I embossed and the pink hearts I added glossy accents too. The sweet image is from The Hobby House which I matted on to a Spelbinder Sprocket die cut. The sentiment is a HOTP stamp and the pretty flowers are from my stash.

Now its your turn to join in but not before you have checked out the other DT members beauties Oh and don't forget to leave some love so we know you've stopped by.


Thursday, August 13, 2015

Mojo Monday challenge 410

I really liked this weeks sketch over at designed by Julee Tilman. So I thought I'd give it a try.

The card base is bright white in 5x7 size. I added the Theresa Collins paper after a little stitching using foam pads. Then cut a doily out and a scalloped circle to fill. The sentiment is Verve ofcourse and the image is from The Hobby House "time for tea" collection. I added a few liquid pearl drops to the doily and glossy accents to the cherry and hearts.

Thanks for stopping by.  Sue

Love You Layout

I finally finished the 2nd layout from the June 2015 crop held by Merly Impressions over in Bedford.

This uses the lovely papers from the Kaisercraft Secret Garden collection. As always there is a lot of fussy cutting on Chrissy's layouts which I don't mind at all. The photo is of myself and fiancée (now hubby) at Virginia Waters in we think 1984. I'm so pleased to be able to use up some of my many old photos.

Here is a side view to show a glimpse of the layers.
Thanks for stopping by today.


Saturday, August 8, 2015

163 Show us your Decor challenge

Hi again,
This time over at it is Sarah's turn to choose the theme and this will be a good one. It is to make anything for any season which you would use to decorated your home. This time around NO CARDS.

For this challenge I decided to show a 12x12 page for my calender which hangs between the kitchen and dinning room as it decorates the wall. But then I found something else to make too so please scroll down.


The calender uses papers from Kaisercraft's 75 cent collection. The photos show my son at about 5 and 18 using a bow and arrow. He had a real love of the Disney movie Robin Hood so had to have a play set to shoot in the back garden and then the second shows him having a go with a real set, hand turned for the chap giving instructions. The page has lots of layers, lots of inking and a few arrows thrown in for good measure lol.

This is my second entry to the challenge, it is a frame I bought ages back and again from Kaisercfraft. It comes with a calendar but if you look you will see it was for 2009 but the days are the same for this year, I will add the correct year in January but for now it is OK. If you don't wish to have the calendar there you could add a photo in to the space.
Here it is without the calender
As you can see I have had to add some flowers and a bee. The sentiment is from Verve and the little tag has "just start" on it again from Verve.
This shows the backside as to how it stays up
Now its your turn to join in the fun so make something and link up with us and if chosen you could be our next Guest Designer.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Mojo Monday 409

Thought I'd join in this week with Mojo Mondays sketch 409. I liked the look of it and I needed a card making within their time scale. This card is for my dear uncle who is battling cancer at this time and I wanted him to know we are thinking of him.

I have used a 5x5 card blank and matted DCWV cardstock on top of some Kaisercraft paper. Satin ribbon covers the join. Then as he loves wood turning as his hobby I stamped the sentiment on to a scrap I had left
a little stitching top and bottom of its mat, then another sentiment on to the burnt orange. I cut out the heart to go under and then a couple of small ones to fill in.

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

A couple I made earlier!

Hello there,
Thought I'd share a couple of cards I have made for an order. They are for the same lady who loves purple and flowers.

On this first one I have matted several sheets of paper and card along with lace. I printed out the sentiment as to the order. Then went to town with paper roses and leaves. The card is 7x7.

Now this second one (sorry about the photo) is a large A5 size card blank. I have used Graphic 45 papers on this along with some velvet ribbon and pearls. I fussy cut out some flowers and added them to the image hence the shadows.

Thanks for stopping by.