Friday, 25 November 2011

Polka Doodle Red Green and White Christmas

Happy Friday to you  all,
This weeks Challenge over at  Polka Doodles is Red White and Green Christmas card, my design card  is a triangle easel style card, i have used the magical winter and pretty Tuff cd's For the images and design papers and elements,  all of which can be purchased HERE  the image has been coloured using a combination of flex markers and Prisma Colour pencils, the  snowflakes is a Tim Holz die and i have distressed using the the new winter range distress inks from Tim Holz, and as always some glitter and cosmic shimmer iced crystal to accent. pop over and join in the challenge and Happy Crafting Folks!

Exploding Cracker!...Glitter Geeks DT design " Rudy Reindeer"

Good Morning all,
Another Friday comes around so quickly, not enough hours in the day at the moment! its that time of the year for us crafter's eh! 
This weeks design team project for this weeks glitter geeks challenge is an exploding Cracker, the reindeer  image is on the Glitter Geeks Blog site and can be downloaded for free, the cracker template can be found HERE! the design papers i have used are a cosmic cricket design. i have used this template to make everyone that's attending my house for Christmas lunch this year,but what i have put inside them is a secret,but rest assured i have also placed a corny joke inside, well it wouldn't be Christmas day without one would it!...Have Fun Crafting Folks


Friday, 18 November 2011

Christmas Shopping

Oooh Christmas shopping! dont you just love wrapping up the gifts (not) he he! and i for one don't look this good once i have wrapped the gifts and put them into their santa sacks! ... i decided to step away from traditional Christmas colours, Mrs clause  by Kenny K is coloured with pro markers, design papers from Pink Petticoat, The "Noel" sentiment is Glittered chipboard from Papermania..... my Husband has got his eye on this card!...pop over and join in the fun at this weeks glitter geek's "Christmas Shopping" challenge....have fun crafting folks!

Friday, 11 November 2011

My first polka doodle design card!

A very happy Friday to you all :)...do i sound happy? ...well as you read this I'm probably skipping around the office at my day job as today my first design card over at POLKA DOODLES is published for this weeks "PEARLS SWIRLS & PASTELS challenge :)) I have been so excited about this new venture and had so much support from my family and friends i have been overwhelmed by you all and for that i thank you so much Mwahh X even my biggest critique (daughter) loves this card and that's saying something I can tell you!
 my next card will be published on November 25th so i hope you will pop over to polka doodle or my blog to see it, all i can say for now its Fabby ;-)

for this card i have used the following products;
 images, design papers, embellishments (butterfly and large flowers ) from Polka doodle's double sprinkle of craft cd, image coloured with Flex markers, leaves and flowers centres pro markers,  printed twice and decoupaged the leaves and flowers on image,  Kraft card, twine, clear 3D lacquer, small flowers i used a punch, Swirl is from a Marianne creatable (rectangle frame set) pearls from stash and Greeting punched from a medium tag punch from Dp Papers!  Tim Holz distress ink, oh and lots of Glitter lol!
most of the ingredients can be found HERE!
Have Fun Crafting Folks!

Humorous

Hello all, for this weeks design card im sharing with you a made card for my husband's best friend 50th birthday! he was best man at our wedding many moons ago, I thought it brought a touch of humour to the fact we cannot escape the big number Birthday's even when we don't actually feel like we are getting on so to speak he he... the image is a Bugaboo digital design image and coloured using pro markers, the backing papers are from papermania mans collection (although i bought them 3 years ago so not sure if they are still around) as it's a male themed card i have embellished using papermania natural raffia and red polka dot brads, I have also decorated the inside of the card with the rest of the design papers ....I  hope he still has his sense of humour when he opens this he he  .... pop over and join in this weeks glitter geek's "Humorous" challenge... Have Fun Crafting folks!

Monday, 7 November 2011

Restful Day !

Good Evening all, i have had a complete rest today following a hectic few day at the Birmingham nec,  had a fabulous time though and met some wonderful people :-) ...  ill try to pop some pictures of my goodies in a later post, but for now i wanted to post this Christmas card i have made today whilst playing with the new Lushy Lush Flex markers ! its a 12inch side circle stepper card, design  papers are my minds eye edged with Limited edition Tim Holz distress inks,  poinsettia flower is accented with gold glamour dust, Ribbon from stash...Have fun crafting Folks!

Friday, 4 November 2011

Snuggle Up

hello everyone! for this weeks Glitter Geek's design card i have used "Kitty Snuggle" house mouse stamp isn't it cute and they look so cosy!, it's at this time of the year we need to ensure our pets are safely indoors, maybe not under the Christmas tree quite just yet...i have coloured the image using pro markers, the card has been shaped with Tim Holz on the edge die and embossed using a snowflake embossing folder and chalked to highlight,  the design papers were a dovecraft brand i bought last year (sorry i don't remember the name) the sentiment is from this winters Molly Bloom collection which i have stamped onto a die cut shape, raffia, glitter and gems to  accent.....pop over and join in with the glitter geeks Snuggle Up Challenge ..enjoy this weekends Fireworks parties everyone and happy Crafting Folks!