Thursday, February 04, 2016

Aud sentiments



Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog

Our last challenge was very popular. It was a joy to look through all the entrants. All the projects were so varied and full of inspiration. 
This fortnight we have a topical theme :-

Use a Love Sentiment
Our sponsor is

I have made a simple card with pretty papers.


I have used Memory Box border die, Nestie curved border, 1st Edition papers, Liquid Pearls and Nellies multi frames hearts.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-



Thursday, January 28, 2016


As You Like It Challenge

Last fortnight you showed us a lovely variety of crafts. Thanks for sharing with us.
Our sponsor this time is :-



This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
your 
Favourite One or Multi Layer Project (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

I have chosen layers htis time. I love multi-layer cards. The layers create so much interest and colour and texture.

I am showing you the card I made for my hubby's last birthday.




I used Die-namics at the Movies set. Tim Holtz borders, Wellington papers, X-Cut letters and the rest from my stash.






Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Passion For Promarkers #330

Passion for ProMarkers

Today we have a great theme for Passion for Promakers. This is one of my favourites as it shows off the image perfectly.

Ou theme is:-

Clean & Simple
Our sponsor is:-

Little Claire Designs

Here is my card for this fortnight


I have used A DigiStamp Boutique image,Cuttlebug Dots, X-Cut letters and Tim Holtz 'Happy', Promarkers and the rest from my stash. 

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-



Thursday, January 21, 2016


Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog

What a quick fortnight and many lovely entries. A nice start to the new year browsing through all your projects. 


Now onto our next challenge 

Anything Goes plus a Sentiment
sponsored by Aud Sentiments

I have made an Anniversary card for my In-laws.


I used LOTV papers, Nesties and Nellies multi frame hearts. I made the flowers myself.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-


Come and join in the fun. 


Thursday, January 14, 2016

As You Like It

As You Like It Challenge

Thanks to all our crafters who entered our last challenge. There were so many wonderful entries.

This fortnight on  As You Like It  we have a lovely sponsor 


This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using
your

 Favourite of either a Paper or Non Paper Project.
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.


I have chosen a paper project. I love all crafts but at the moment my favouite is cardmaking. I love all the beautiful papers and the many images that are available. 




I have used a Digi Stamps Boutique image Stanley Dog. He is a very cute pup. I used Promarkers, Nesties, Wild Rose Studios papers and Sue Wilson die cut bow

I am entering this into the following challenges:-



Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Passion for Promarkers #328

Passion for ProMarkers

I have some exciting news today. 
I have been asked to join A Passion for Promarkers design team.
I have had to keep it quiet (so hard when you want to tell the world). Now I'm here with my first design.

My first card is for this weeks theme:-

Fantasy

Our sponsor is 




I have used Promarkers, Nesties, Liquid Pearls, Tattered Lace harebells and Dovecraft papers and my new X - Cut trees dies (hubby gave me them for Christmas)
 Come and join the fun.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-







Thursday, January 07, 2016

Aud Sentiments #146




Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog



"Happy New Year! It's always fun to start a new year with a clean slate.  Did you make any new years resolutions?  Did you get lots of new crafty goodies you can't wait to try out?  
     With this new year Aud Sentiments is moving in a new direction.  We are making some changes to our challenges.  We will continue to host challenges every two weeks with a sentiment as part of the project.  The biggest change will be the DT will be showcasing projects with more variety. In this new year we hope to broaden our crafty wings and provide sample projects beyond cards.  You will see altered art, scrapbook pages, tags, pocket letters, home decor and much more. Of course we will still be making cards, but with more folds, shapes and variety of techniques used.  We hope you, our challenge participants, join us in stretching beyond your comfort zone and make projects that really show us your crafty side."


Our first challenge of the year is:-

Thank You Sentiment

Our sponsor is:-

I have used Hedgehog Greetings



I also used Promarkers, Memory Box ivy, Nesties and Docrafts papers.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-







Saturday, January 02, 2016

Happy New Year


I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Here is hoping that 2016 is going to be a good year. 
I am hoping to be around blogland a little more this year. In February I am going to retire and join my husband in more leisure activities. So I am really looking forward to this. 


I made this simple card  for New Year. 
I used LOTV papers, Nesties and Cuttlebug dots embossing folder. 
I am entering this card into the following challenges:-



Thursday, December 31, 2015

As You Like It Challenge

It's the last AYLI challenge for 2015 and what better than an 

Anything Goes theme
 We have a lovely sponsor 



I am showing a card I made a couple of weeks ago for a special delivery.
This is the first time I have made this fold and I think it fits the subject perfectly. 



I used a Penny Black image, I stamped it and copied it then rotated it. 
I coloured with Promarkers, backd with LOTV papers, Sizzix heart, Woodware and X-Cut flowers and Stickles

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-


Thursday, December 17, 2015

As You Like It Challenge

This is our last challenge before Christmas. So what better challenge theme than
Traditional Or Non Traditional colours for Christmas
Remember to tell us why.

Our sponsor is :-




I have chosen Non Traditional colours.

I have made most of my cards this year in blue. Not traditional in colour or style. I love the crisp freshness of blue and white.




A simple design using LOTV papers, Memory Box stars, Tim Holtz words, Couture Creations tree dies, Spellbinders curve border, Stickles, Tim Holtz distress ink and Liquid pearls.


I am entering this into the following challenges:-



Thursday, December 03, 2015

As You Like It



As You Like It Challenge
  
It's getting closer to Christmas and we are on the countdown. I hope you are more organised than me! On to our challenge this fortnight. 


Today As You Like It has a lovely sponsor






This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using
your Favourite for Male or Female (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.


have used one of our sponsor's image Henry Daydreaming
Therefore I have opted for a male card.

 Male cards are always a challenge, but give me great satisfaction when I have made one  like.


I have used Promarkers, Spellbinders boarder, X-Cut stars (corner punch)

Nice and simple.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Papertake Weekly - anything goes

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Aud sentiments #145



Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog

This is the midway inspiration at Aud Sentiments challenges. We have an easy theme this fortnight:  Anything Goes plus a Sentiment

Our Sponsor this time is :-


I have used Tabbi Boo image. Isn't she pretty. 


I have used colours don't often use and I actually like them. This paper stack was from The Works for £1. I also used Memory Box birds and leaf dies, Nesties and Woodware flower punch. 

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-



Thursday, November 19, 2015


As You Like It Challenge

This fortnight As YouLike It has a great theme for you. We want you to show us your favourite Season and tell us Why it is so.

Our sponsor  is:-


Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps

I have chosen the Christmas festive season. I don't like the cold very much but I do love Christmas.The preparation of the food, baking the cake, making cards and making Christmas projects with my Grandson. All very satisfying.


I have made a Christas card using Memory Box die, Sizzix borders and Nesties. A few gems and Liquid Pearls.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-