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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Birthday Balloons - CIC # 117 - DT Work

Another week has just flown by and I have worked on a couple of things but still haven't had a change to show them to you here!

This week I made the following card for Cupcake Inspirations Challenge # 117.


We are sponsored this week by Glitterbabe Digis. So one lucky person will win a$10 gift certificate to GlitterBabe Digis

The inspiration cupcakes for this week looks delicious as always

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Glitterbabe Digi Party Balloons and Sentiment, Hero Arts Happy Birthday
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Misc Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Misc Cloud paper from my stash
Inks: Printer and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Magnolia Vintage Tag, Spellbinders scalloped and classic ovals
Embellishments: Misc Ribbon, Kaiser Gems and KindyGlitz

I am entering this into the following challenges
Designed 2 Delight Challenge - Red White and Blue
Off the Wall Craftiness Challenge # 56 - Red White and any shade of Blue
Stamp Something Challenge - Red, White and Blue
Die Cut Dreams Challenge # 92 - Red, White and Blue

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Monday, June 20, 2011

Shapin with a cuppie!

I don't make shaped cards very often but when I saw that Birthday Sundaes had a 'Shaped Card' Challenge where you could win a cricut cartridge, I just had to enter!

The Pink Stamper is having a Birthday Celebration too so you should check that out!

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Hero Arts Tags & Tickets set
Colouring: Copics (a tiny bit on the candle)
Card Stock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: DCWV Sweet Stack (appropriately chosen) and Nana's Nursery Baby Girl stack
Inks: Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Sweet Treats Cricut cartridge - Cupcake 4
Embellishments: Pebbles Felt flowers, Misc Rhinestones and KindyGlitz

I am entering this into these other challenges
- Bearly Mine Challenge # 12 - Anything Goes
- My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge # 10 - Seeing Spots
- Mark's Finest Papers Challenge # 60 - Buttons
- Just Some Lines challenge - Spots and Dots
- Going Grey with Scrap-creations Challenge - Anything Goes
- Anita Be Stampin Challenge # 23 - Shaped and optional Button (I'm in this one just for fun!!)

Now I don't know if I should back cupcakes or make more shaped cards!

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Sunday, June 19, 2011

Cupcake Inspirations # 116 - DT Work

This week Cupcake Inspirations is sponsored by amazing Amber Ink. If you enter you could be the lucky winner and could receive a $15 voucher to spend in the store.

Here is this week's inspiration

Now for my creation and my difficulty was to choose just one image from Amber Ink to work with!!

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Amber Ink MAWH Saying Fungi Mushroom
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain White and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Amber Ink Picnic Gingham
Inks: Printer only
Die Cuts: Martha Stewart Ladybug border, Cuttlebug Spots Embossing folder, Die-namics Double Scalloped, Roller Daisy and Upsy Daisy
Embellishments: Pearl Brad, Kaiser Gems and KindyGlitz

I am entering this into the following challenges
Just Add Ink Challenge # 72 - Colouring
Stamp Something Challenge - Pretty Papers
Make It Monday Challenge # 41- Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday # 38 - Open Challenge

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Creepin Sasha Hangin' with the Butterflies

I made this card for my old Manager, his daughter has a string of 13 year-old birthdays coming up so I made quite a few cards for her to give to all her friends.

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting farm 'Creepin' Creeper Collection 1 - Sasha and Digistamp Boutique Digi Birthday Sentiments
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain White cardstock and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Bubblegum Hills Collection
Inks: Momento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Onyx Black and my trusty printer
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Scalloped circle and Martha Stewart Butterflies
Embellishments: Misc Ribbon, Kaiser Pearls and KindyGlitz.

I am entering this into the following challenges
- Mad for Markers Challenge - Brown Hair
- Create 4 fun May Challenge - Sketch (see right)
- Paper Sundaes Challenge # 73 - Girlie Girl
- Stamp Something Challenge - Something punched
- Top Tip Tuesday Challenge #38 - Open Challenge
- Woodware USA Challenge #31 - Happy Birthday

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Sunday, June 12, 2011

Cupcake Inspirations # 115 - DT Work

This is the first (of hopefully many!) Design Team cards.

This one is for Cupcake Inspirations Challenge # 115. You should stop over there because you can win 5 fab images of their choice from Prairie Fairy Designs.

Here is the picture for this weeks challenge.

And Here is what I came up with!

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Prairie Fairy Designs Birthday Party Digi and Hero Arts Happy Birthday
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain White cardstock and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: DCWV Blossom and Butterfly Stack
Inks: Momento Tuxedo Black and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Scalloped and plain Ovals and Martha Stewart butterfly punches
Embellishments: Misc Lace, Kaiser Pearls, Misc Gems, KindyGlitz and 3D Crystal Lacquer

I am entering this into the following challenges
- Tuesday Morning Sketches Challenge # 97 (I know it looks different but I did start out with it!)


Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

you totally rock

I made this card for my brother's birthday which I am sorry to say has passed a couple of days ago. Since I won't be seeing him to...oh I don't know when, then I don't think it really matters that I didn't make it before the day!!

I used a Sketch Saturday sketch # 158 which I will tell you now I will use again. It is down the bottom of this post.

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting farm 'Creepin' Creeper Collection 1 - Tyler
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain White cardstock and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Party Animals Pad
Inks: Momento Tuxedo Black and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Cuttlebug Stars and QuiKutz Corner
Embellishments: 3D Crystal Lacquer

I am entering this into the following challenges
- Creative Inspirations Paint Challenge - Male
- Woodware USA Challenge # 30 - Masculine Card
- There's Magic In the Air Challenge - Masculine
- Lexi's Creations Challenge # 41 - Male Card
- Bearly Mine Challenge # 12 - Anything Goes

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

PS - I have to confess that I am not really happy with this one! My Copics did a fair bit of bleeding...not sure why but they did :-(
Monday, June 6, 2011

A Spesch Announcement

Well I didn't have to wait as long as I thought for this announcement! I have been accepted in another Design Team...this time for


I start in July and run to September with the other following fab new DT members

Ashlee

Check out their blogs and the Spesch Stamps site...you wont be dissapointed.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Sunday, June 5, 2011

I am a Sweetie!!

I can finally tell you my news! I have been waiting on the edge of my seat to find out if I was to become one of the new Sweeties and news came yesterday...YES... I am a Sweetie!! (Design Team for Cupcake Inspirations)

Ok, I get to start straight away designing something special for Challenge # 115 which goes up on the 12th June. Currently Challenge 114 is running so feel free to head over there and enter a creation to be in the chance to win 5 digis or 2 stamps from...


Happy Crafting
Sam xx

PS - I will have some more new in a couple of days too! Happy claps for me ;-)
Saturday, June 4, 2011

Robot Trio

I whipped up these Robot cards today....two of them are for my twin nephew's birthday which is tomorrow and I thought as it is a simple design I would make a spare. Sorry about the poor quality photo!


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Stampendous sets - Hot Botz, Spot's Botz and Botz Quotz
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain White cardstock and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Bubblegum Hills Collection
Inks: Versafine Onyx Black and Memento Tuxedo Black
Die Cuts: NIL
Embellishments: Cuttlebug embossing folder

I am entering these into the following challenges
- Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge - Card for a Man or Boy
- The Stamp Man Challenge # 24 - Boys and Men
- Moving Along with the Times Challenge # 101 - No Designer Paper
- Cards for Men Challenge # 11 - No Paper

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Here is a close up of a similar card I made a while ago just different 'quotz' and embossing!

Oh and you have to call back here in a day or so as I have some very exciting news that I can not tell you yet!!
Friday, June 3, 2011

Creepin Harlow

This is the second installment in the cards I needed to make for twin girls. It is much the same as the card I blogged yesterday...just a change of image, colours and embellies.

Card Specs

Stamp/Image: The Greeting farm 'Creepin' Creeper Collection 1 Harlow, Inkadinkado Paperwork Greetings set and Hero Arts Happy Birthday
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain White cardstock and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Bubblegum Hills Collection
Inks: Versafine Onyx Black, Memento Tuxedo Black and Brilliance Pearlescent Orchid
Die Cuts: Spellbinders circles and scalloped circles, Ida Lou's Flower Box, Quickutz corner and Sizzix Corner Flourish # 2
Embellishments: Crystal Stickers, Misc flowers from my stash and KindyGlitz

I am entering this into the same challenges challenges as yesterdays card
- Anyone for Anya? - Polka Dots Challenge
- A Gem of a Challenge Challenge # 22 - Sketch to the right
- Fab 'n' Funky Challenges # - What'eva
- A Spoon Full of Sugar # 154 - Flower Power
- Party Time Tuesdays # 18 - Anything Goes

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

PS - Now I have to make cards for twin boys!
Thursday, June 2, 2011

Creepin Leslie

Sorry I have been MIA for a bit...just got busy but doing what I am not quite sure. I haven't been getting in cardmaking done {insert sad face here} until the night before last. I had to make cards for some twins that are turning 7.

This is the first one I made using both the theme from Anyone for Anya? (Polka Dots Challenge) and the Sketch (shown below) from A Gem of a Challenge Challenge # 22.


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting farm 'Creepin' Creeper Collection 1 Leslie, Inkadinkado Paperwork Greetings set and Hero Arts Happy Birthday
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain White cardstock and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Bubblegum Hills Collection
Inks: Versafine Onyx Black, Memento Tuxedo Black and Brilliance Pearlescent Orchid
Die Cuts: Spellbinders circles and scalloped circles, Ida Lou's Flower Box, Quickutz corner and Sizzix Corner Flourish # 2
Embellishments: Prima Say it in Pearls, Misc flowers from my stash and KindyGlitz

I am also entering this into these following challenges
- Fab 'n' Funky Challenges # - What'eva
- A Spoon Full of Sugar # 154 - Flower Power
- Party Time Tuesdays # 18 - Anything Goes

Happy Crafting
Sam xx