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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Use a stamp for Your Sentiment Challenge at Aud Sentiment

We've had rain today but still warm. My friend took me out for brunch today for my birthday. It was yummy! then back home to do some washing that I've had to hang inside. Anyway..... I'll get on and share my post for the new challenge starting today at Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog. The theme is to use a stamp for your sentiment.
Here is what I came up with......

SU Basic black cardstock for the cardbase & mattes
DP from DCVW 8x8 ~ The Timeless paper stack
Sentiment - for you is from Avery Elle set ~ Oh Happy Day
Images are from Kaisercraft - Up, Up and Away stamp set - hot air balloons & sentiment block,
- Sears & Son stamp set - pocket watch and car
- Check In stamp set - postal stamp
Memento Tuxedo Black inkpad
Tim Holtz Distress inkpad - Vintage Photo (used to distress and also stamp images)
D/S tape roller & foam dots

I'm really tired tonight so will bid you goodnight and encourage you to pop over to the challenge blog and check out my fellow teamies creations and to enter the challenge.We would love to see your creations.
Thanks for stopping by,
Take Care,
Hugs, Sandy

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Challenge #285 Spring has Sprung!

Challenge time at Stampavie and More. The current challenge has a Spring Theme. The challenges require the use of a stamp.
Here is what I created.....

SU Daffodil Delight cardstock for basecard, matte and punched piece
White cardstock for image and sentiment (looks a little blue here but it is white!)
DP from Recollections 12x12 paper pad - All Seasons
Image is an old rubber stamp set I have which I've lost the packaging on
Sentiment is from Kaisercraft Background Birthday Sentiments
Dies for inside - Nestie Standard Circles - large and small

Sorry I'm a bit late with this but it's my birthday and I've been out celebrating!
Thanks for stopping by and hope to see you over at the challenge blog,
Take Care,
Hugs, Sandy

Monday, April 10, 2017

Ahoy there, it's challenge time at Crafting from the Heart

This is my second post for today so if you have the time, scroll down and check out my previous card. This one is for Crafting From The Heart challenge blog and the new challenge starts today. We are an Anything Goes Challenge Blog so plenty of scope to create something. Come and check out the challenge details and my fellow teamies creations too.
Our sponsor for the challenge is the wonderful  -  The Paper Nest Dolls. I chose this delightful nautical image, lots of fun to play with.

Here it is........

SU Real Red cardstock for basecard, die cut matte and punched piece
White cardstock from stash
DP from Sugar & Spice Studios 12x12 paper pad - Nautical
Image from The Paper Nest Dolls - Captain Owen
Sentiment from Close to My Heart stamp set - Pirate Birthday
Die-namics die ~ stitched squares
Punches - two sizes of circle punches
Copic Markers
Memento Tuxedo Black inkpad
Cre8tiv twine
D/S tape roller & foam dots

I am entering my card in the following challenges:
Dragonfly Dreams - Challenge April - Anything Goes (ends 30/4/17)
The Corrosive Challenge Blog - Challenge 4#April ~ Anything Goes (ends 2/5/17)
Scrapper's Delights Challenges - Challenge #65 ~ Anything Goes ( ends 30/4/17)
Crafting With An Attitude - Challenge 26 ~ Anything Goes (ends  30/4/17)

Another day nearly over, hope yours has been a good one.
Thanks for stopping by,
Take Care,
Hugs, Sandy

Just a little Prayer

Yay, another challenge has started at Open-Minded Crafting Fun and the theme for this one is  - Angels In April {angels, faith based or inspirational}
Our sponsor is Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps and this is what I created with one of the images.....

SU Garden Green cardstock for basecard
Scraps of Certainly Celery for diecut swirls
White cardstock from stash
DP from Hampton Art 6x6 Ki paper pack ~ Berry Blast
Image is from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps - A Flower For You Ladybug
Sentiment from Close To My Heart stamp set - card chatter - Sympathy - Occassions
Dies - Nestie - Standard Circles ~ large
        - Flourish is from Memory Box I think ( diecut it quite a while ago)
Copic Markers, Memento Tuxedo Black inkpad, Bling from Kaisercraft
D/S tape roller, tacky glue and foam dots

Thanks for calling in and checking out my card, hope to see you over at the challenge blog with an entry or two. Love to hear from you, so take the time to leave a comment.
Take Care,
Hugs, Sandy

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Aud Sentiments 7th Birthday

Yep, Aud Sentiments is 7!!! The theme for the challenge is to make a project with the number 7 on it or a birthday sentiment. There will be two winners, check out the details over at the challenge blog.
I decided to use both elements of the challenge and decorate a small gift box.
Here are the pictures of my gift box.

Bow and box from Knick Knack Shop
DP from stash ( I covered the plain box)
Sentiment from Close To My Heart stamp set - Racecar Birthday
Russian Doll and Hearts from Close To My Heart stamp set - Happy Place
Hand-cut number 7 covered with DP
Letters die cut with Sizzix alphabet dies
Memento Tuxedo Black inkpad
Copic Markers
D/S tape roller and foam dots

Come and check out the challenge and see my fellow team mates creations. We would love to have you join in the challenge. Remember there are two prizes to help celebrate our 7th birthday bash.
Thanks for stopping by,
Take Care,
Hugs, Sandy

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Watercolour Background and Crazy Dog

A beautiful day today but spent most of it inside, a little unwell and also babysitting. Just realised I should have this post up and running so here it is.... Challenge #284 starts today at Stampavie and More Challenge blog and the theme is - Watercolour backgrounds.
Here is what I created......

Black pre-made card from Kaisercraft
White watercolour cardstock from stash
Background created with Brusho Pigment Powder
Sentiment from Avery Elle stampset - Sentimental
Colouring of image also using the Brusho powder
Snag 'em Stamp - Fire Hydrant
Copic Markers
Memento Tuxedo Black inkpad
Black fine line marker
D/S tape roller & foam dots

Come and join us in the challenge this fortnight. We would love to see your creations.
Thanks for stopping by,
Take Care,

Monday, April 3, 2017

Smelling The Cherry Blossoms

This post reminds me of my trip to Japan last year, I can hardly believe that it is a whole year already!
I enjoyed seeing all the cherry blossoms and the girls decked out in their kimonos walking along the streets.
This challenge for Get Creative Challenge blog is being sponsored by Drawn by Krista, Fred She Said Designs and Rick St. Dennis. The theme for the challenge is to use Flowers and Lace on your creations.
Here is what I have made.......

SU Gumball Green cardstock for basecard
White cardstock from stash for matte, diecut and punched piece
DP from Marianne Design - Pretty Papers Bloc ~ Oriental1
Image from Fred She Said Designs - Smelling the Cherry Blossom
Sentiment from Hero Arts boxed set - Friendly Greetings
Die - Floral Ovals cut twice and then I cut the inside oval out to make a frame for the image
Flowers - Crafty Fox
Lace from stash - picked up in an 2nd hand shop
Punches - SU circle and scalloped circle
              - MS Leaf
Copic Markers, Memento Tuxedo Black inkpad, D/S tape roller & foam Dots

Thanks for stopping by, hope to see you over at the challenge blog this month.
Take Care,
Hugs, Sandy
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