Friday, 31 May 2013

You're So Tweet!

It's my turn for the Weekly Project on Little Claire's Blog. So for step-by-step instruction onhow to make this card pop over to the blog.

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Anoher new stamp from Little Claire

Little Claire launch their second new stamp of the week today, Daschunds in squares. These are two card I have made with the stamp.

For more details and other DT cards please see Little Claire blog.

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

New stamp - Mice in Sqaures

Little Claire are launch two new stamps this week. The first stamp is Mice in Squares.
These are two cards I have made with the new stamp.

I have used two different colour scheme for the cards. Bright spring colours and a brown colour scheme. I used ProMarkers to colour the images. I stamped the image swith either a TuxedoBlack or Cocoa Brown Memento ink pads.

For more details on the new stamps and other DTs sample cards please visit Little Claire's Blog.

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Sneak Peek...

It's my third and final post today as this month's Guest Designer on The Artistic Stamper Creative Team Blog. A little Sneak peek below...

To see the card and more details about my card please pop over to the The Artistic Stamper Creative Team Blog.

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

2nd Birthday

This is a birthday card I made for Megan's 2nd Birthday. I used a cute little fairy on the front so I will be entering the card into Lisa B. Designs blog challenge as the theme is 'Wings and things'.

The stamp I used for the card is Lili of the Valley's Little Dot A Birthday Wish. I stamped the image with a Tuxedo Blank Memento ink pad and coloured it with Copics and ProMarkers. I cut out the coloured image and mounted it into onto two circles of pink card.

I used a Craftwork Cards easel scallop circle card blank. I covered the inside and front panels with with pink card and gingham paper. I decorated the inside with punch white paper flowers. I used my Cricut to cut out the name and number. I used a Stampin' Up stamp for the sentiment. To finish I added faux stitching and Stickles.

Saturday, 18 May 2013

Little Claire challenge and blog hop

This is my DT card for this month's Challenge on Little Claire's blog. The challenges starts today. The theme is an 'Open Theme' and there's a blog hop too!
For my card I used two stamps from Little Claire, Geranium and Pom Pom Dahlia. I used the stamps for both the main image, on the first and third panel, and also a stamped pattern on the second and forth panel. The white Tag card blank I used is also from Little Claire.
The two main images were stamped with a Tuxedo Black Memento ink pad and then coloured with ProMarkers. I stamped and coloured the images twice and then cut section from the second image and attached them to the first with foam pads. I added gold Dimension Pearls and Stickles to flower heads. I used black Peel-Offs for the sentiments.  
This month, Little Claire are offering two prizes, which doubles your changes of winning some lovely Little Claire goodies!
We have a normal challenge with an 'Open Theme' and a 'Blog-Hop'.
One for the challenge of 'Open Theme'
prizes to include :
1 x Men A4 Die Cut sheet
1 x Man Squares stamp set
(including circular sentiment ‘Man’)
1 x You’re so Tweet stamp 
and one for the winner of our 'Blog Hop'
prizes to include :
3 x A4 Design Sheets
2 x Scallop Circle Easel Cards & Envelopes
Tulip Cat Stamp
Butterfly Blossom Stamp
Family Ted Stamp
Poppies Stamp
1m off Crafted with Love Ribbon
1m off Pink VW Campervan Ribbon
To enter our challenge, make a card and leave us a link. To also enter our blog-hop, visit all of the Design Team blogs, where they will each have a letter highlighted in their posts. Collect all of the letters (eight in total) and once you have worked out the popular stamp name, email your answers to :
Making sure you title your mail - Blog Hop!
Both winners will be notified in the July challenge post.
My letter is T, now please go via this link to Heidi's blog where another letter can be found.

Thursday, 16 May 2013

Words, flowers and butterflies

This is my card for the May challenge on The Artistic Stamper Creative Team blog. The theme of this month's challenge is 'Words' so I have used two different words stamps to create backgrounds.
To decorate the card blank I used The Artistic Stampers Calligraphic Mat 11. I stamped the words all over the card blank using Frayed Burlap Distress ink pad. I also used a Distressing Tool to add colour around the edges of the card. The shaped card blank is Fanciful from Craftwork Cards. I cut three circle, one of cream paper and two white. The cream circle I left blank. The larger white circle I painted with Frayed Burlap Distress Paint and stamped Calligraphic Mat 11 on the top. The smaller circle I stamped with the words stamps from Encyclopaedia Botanica stamp set.

On the smallest circle I also stamped the flowers from the Encyclopaedia Botanica stamp set in green ink. I used the flower stamp again to stamp the flowers in yellow and brown. I cut out the flower head sections of the flower and added them to the circle. I layered all the circle onto the card blank.

I stamped the butterflies from the Encyclopaedia Botanica stamp set in Walnut Stain ink pad. I also used ink from the pad to colour the butterflies. I cut these out and added them to the card. I also added Glossy Accents to the butterflies bodies. I attached a circle sentiment for Craftwork Cards with foam pads. To finish I added small black dots around the edges.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Another sneaky peek...

This is a little sneaky peek of my second blog post as May's Guest Designer on The Artistic Stamper Creative Team Blog.

Why not pop over to the Blog to see the card and more photos.

Friday, 10 May 2013


These are two cards I have made using the lovely Poppies stamp from Little Claire. For both cards I have used the stamp for the main image and background pattern.

I used ProMarkers to colour the stamped images. I kept to red, green and white colour scheme for both cards. The sentiments are peel-offs also from Little Claire.

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Thistledown fairy

This is a birthday card I'm entering into Lisa B. Design May blog challenge. The theme of the challenge is 'Wings and Things'.
The stamp I used for the card is Thistledown by Lili of the Valley. I stamped the image with Tuxedo Black Memento ink pad. I coloured the image with a mixture of Copics and ProMarkers. I use Nestabilities to cut out the image and dark green frame. I stamped additional flowers which I coloured and added around the edge of the image.

I cut a panel of green dotty paper for the background. I used a corner rounder punch to punch the bottom two corners. I added a strip of green card and dotty paper across the background before adding it to the scalloped edge card blank. I used a scalloped punch to punch one edge of the green card. I added a circle sentiment from Craftwork Cards. To finish I added faux stitching, Stickles and Glossy Accents.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Sunshine and Showers

These are two ATCs I made for Julie Cassidy's ATCs swap. The theme for April was 'Sunshine and Showers'.

The stamp I used are from a set by hÄnglar & stÄnglar. I used bright sunshine colours for the cute little girls and blue colours for the boy to represent the showers. I coloured the stamped images with ProMarkers and Copics. To finish the cards I mounted the coloured images onto co-ordinating card and added ribbon and faux stitching.

Pop over to Julie Cassidy's blog for more ATCs in the swap and details of next months swap.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Craftwork Cards Luxury Chipboard Albums

I have a blog post on Craftwork Cards blog today using the new Luxury Chipboard Albums. And there's a little give away too! Why not pop over to the Craftwork Cards blog for a closer look.

Sunday, 5 May 2013

Little Claire May Stamp Club set

A start of a new month so a new Stamp Club set from Little Claire. This month's set is Happy Days. 
These are two cards I have made with the stamp set.
I stamped all the images with a Tuxedo Black Memento ink pad. I coloured the images with ProMarkers.

For more details about the Stamp Club and other DT samples please see Little Claire's website.

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Sneaky peek...

A little sneaky peek of my first Guest Designer post today on the The Artistic Stamper Creative Team blog.

Why not pop over to the Blog to see more details and photos of my project. Hope you like it!

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Guest Designer

I am excited to let you know I will be joining The Artistic Stamper Creative Team blog this month as a Guest Designer. I was thrilled to be asked. My first blog post will is tomorrow. I hope you will be able to stop by for a look.