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Sunday, October 31, 2010

And Here They Are!!














Top to the Left and Bottom to the Right!!

Card Specs

Stamp/Image: Hero Arts October set
Colouring: Nil
Card Stock: American Crafts, Shimmer Card and Misc cardstock
Patterned: Kaiser Utopia Collection
Inks: Staz-On Timber Brown
Die Cuts: Cricut George cartridge, Sizzix Ida Lou's Flower Box, Spellbinders scalloped circle, Sizzix Swirly Strip, Martha Stewart Large and Small Butterfly punches, Fiskers border punch.
Embellishments: Prima Flowers, Kaiser Gems, Ribbon, 3D Crystal Lacquer and Kindy Glitz.

Happy Crafty
Sam xx

Calendar Pages are taking over my lounge room!!

Well they are done....
....they may be spread all over my lounge room floor but they are done!!
Thursday, October 28, 2010

Do these look finished?

I have been working on these pages for a little while and now that everything I had in my mind is on the page I am not sure they are finished!!

As you may of already may of realised I am a Card-maker! I have not had tooo much exposure to scrapbooking so I am unsure if they are upto scratch.

So please leave me a comment with advise if you think they need something more to spruce them up.

Just a note - I am going to gloss the letters and bling a few little spots. Also the cardstock is the same colour just looks different in the pic.

Your advise will be appreciated.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

What's On your Workbench?


Well I am working on Calendar Pages for a swap I am participating in from the cricut website....so at the moment my desk has them thrown (gently) all over the place! If this was called what is on your floor you would get to see the other 11 pages of October 2011 in all stages of life. I will have them finished this weekend I promise!!

I should let you know that I have posted this in the response to the Stamping Ground's request to see what we are up to or in other words 'our mess'!

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Sunday, October 24, 2010

A card for Nan!


I made this one for my DHs Nan, her birthday is this coming Monday. She loves frogs so I always try to include one on her card somewhere.

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Whipper Snapper Designs Turtle and Frog, Hero Arts Happy Birthday
Colouring: Dewent Studio with Baby oil to Blend
Card Stock: Bazzill, A4 Plain White Cardstock
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye Quite Contrary
Inks: Staz-On
Die Cuts: Spellbinders, Friskars Border Punch
Embellishments: Prima Flowers, Kaiser Pearl Brad and misc Rub-ons, Kindy Glitz

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DigiStamp Boutique - October Entry


I just finished making this card and I have decided to post it in the DigiStamp Boutique Monthly Competition for October. It will be for my daughter to give to a friend from school in Mid-November...nothing like getting things out of the way!!

I also used a sketch from my S+S Challenge for Week 38....thanks Suze for the inspiration.

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: DigiStamp Boutique - Birthday Poppy, Hero Arts corner stamp
Colouring: Triart, Alpha and Copic Ciao Markers
Card Stock: Bazzill, A4 Plain White Cardstock
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Candy Lane (I know shouldn't have brought more but couldn't resist!)
Inks: Printer, Vivid Pink
Die Cuts: Sizzix Wallflower, Sizzix Courner Flourish # 2 and Spellbinders circles and scalloped circles
Embellishments: Ribbon, Weave extras Gems, Kindy glitz Lime

I hope you like

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Saturday, October 23, 2010

Kick Up your heels

I made this (not recently) for a friend's birthday...a friend very into the latest fashion and shops like every day....so what more appropriate than a shoe!

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Hero Arts High Heels set, Autumn Leaves flourishes (possibly V.2)
Colouring: Nil
Card Stock: Bazzill,
Patterned Paper: Stampin Up
Inks: Staz On Black, ColourBox Chalk Rouge
Die Cuts: NIL
Embellishments: Ribbon, Kaiser Gems

It one of my favourite cards!

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Sunday, October 17, 2010

have a magical day!


This card a made for my friend's daughter earlier this year.

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Hero Arts Magical Castle Set, Hero Arts Clouds background
Colouring: Triarts Markers, Spica Pens
Card Stock: Bazzill, A4 White
Patterned Paper: NIL
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Onyx Black, Brilliance Pearlescent Sky Blue, Vivid Pink
Die Cuts: NIL
Embellishments: Stickers, Doodlebug paper frills, Stickles and gems

Happy Crafting
Sam x
Sunday, October 10, 2010

A Card from the Archives


I haven't made any new cards this week as I have been working on some calendar pages for a swap I am participating in...I will post a pic when they are complete!

So anyway to keep up my promise to make a least one post a week I have dragged a card out of the file to show you. I made this one a couple of years ago for my friend's husband.


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Dustin Pike (Doodle Dragon Images)
Colouring: Triarts Markers
Card Stock: Bazzill, A4 White
Patterned Paper: NIL
Inks: Vivid Taupe, StazOn Timber Brown
Die Cuts: Quickuts Moxie
Embellishments: Stickles Cinnnamon

Happy Craftying
Sam x
Saturday, October 2, 2010

Birthday Girl


I started this yesterday when I went to my BFF Suze's House for some craft time...yeah! I finished it off today when I had a spare five!

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designs Stamp
Colouring: Triarts and Alpha Markers
Card Stock: Bazzill,
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye Quite Contrary (there will be terrible times when I run out of the this!)
Inks: Versa fine Onyx Black, Memento Tuxedo Black, Vivid Pink
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Label (if I could find them again I would tell you what number!)
Embellishments: Fiskars Border Punch, lace, Kaiser pearls and Crystalina KindyGlitz

Happy Crafting
Sam x