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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Cupcake Inspirations # 125 - DT Work

Gee this week has flown by! Which brings us to another Cupcake Inspirations Challenge. This week the sponsor is Stamp Fairy and one luck person can win a $9 gift certificate to their store where there are many cute digis to choose from.

I have made the following card with just one of their digis
And here are the inspirational cuppies

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Stamp Fairy 'Wilbur Fall' Digi Stamp and Hero Arts 'What's Up?'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Misc Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye Playful Posies Short Stack and Misc SU PP
Inks: Printer and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Cricut Hoot 'n' Holler cartridge
Embellishments: Kindy Glitz

I am entering this into the following challenges
Moving Along with the Times Challenge - Birdys

Remember to check out the other Sweeties' creations at Cupcake Inspirations.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Monday, August 22, 2011

Cupcake Inspirations # 124 - DT Work

This weeks sponsor for the Cupcake Inspirations Challenge # 124 is Prairie Fairy and one lucky person will win 5 Digi's of their choice!

Here is my card with a Prairie Fairy Digi

And here is the Inspiration Cuppy....yum!

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Prairie Fairy 'Flower Fairy' Digi
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Misc Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: DCWV Nana's Kids Stack
Inks: Printer
Die Cuts: Die-namics Leafy Flourish, Sullivans Label punch and Spellbinders classic and scalloped ovals
Embellishments: Prima flower, Bazzill Rub-on, Kaiser Pearls and Kindy Glitz

I am entering this into the following challenges
The Corrosive Challenge # 130 - Girlie
Flutter By Wednesday Challenge # 167 - Punches and/or die cuts
Midnight Madness Challenge # 117 - Sketch to the right...I have flipped it and embellished!!

Remember to check out the other Sweeties' creations at Cupcake Inspirations.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Summer Girl

Today I am going to show you a bright and summery image from Spesch Designer Stamps as I am longing for summer to return to my part of the world after the cold wet day we had today!


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps 'Summer Girl' digi
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: First Edition Paper Hideaway Pad
Inks: Printer
Die Cuts: Magnolia Doily Flower Doohickey and Spellbinders scalloped rectangle
Embellishments: Misc Lace, Kaiser Pearls , Bazzill Rub-Ons, 3D Crystal Lacquer and KindyGlitz

I am entering this card into the following challenges
- Divas by design challenge # 8 - Birthdays
- A Spoonful of Sugar Challenge # 162 - Happy Birthday
- Anything Goes Challenge # 47 - Happy Birthday/Celebration

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Sunday, August 14, 2011

Cupcake Inspirations # 123 - DT Work

This weeks sponsor for the Cupcake Inspirations Challenge # 123 is Mo's Digital Pencil therefor one lucky person could win a $15 gift certificate to spend in Mo's store.

Here is my card
Our inspiration cupcake for this week:

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Pink Cat Studio 'Back to School Owl' Digi Stamp
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Misc Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: echo park Dots and Stripes Candy Shoppe and Metropolitan collections
Inks: Printer
Die Cuts: Nil
Embellishments: TLC School Stickers, Misc Ribbon and MM staples

I am entering this into the following challenges
My Sheri Crafts Challenge # 66 - Back to School
Dutch Dare Card Challenge # 125 - Back to School
Shelly's Images Challenge - Back To School
Amber's Crafts and Stuff Challenge # 22 - Back to School
Little Darlings Challenge # 5 - School Days
Celebrate the Occasion Challenge # 25 - Back to School

Remember to check out the other Sweeties' creations at Cupcake Inspirations.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Surfer Anya

Today I made this card so I could enter the Anyone for Anya? Summertime Challenge they there is a Mo's Digital Pencil Voucher up for grabs. I love this pattern paper so I didn't want to put to much on and hide it!

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm Surfer Anya
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: DCWV Endless Summer Stack
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black
Die Cuts: Quickutz corner and Sullivans Labels punch
Embellishments: Misc rub-ons, Kaiser Gems and 3D Crystal Lacquer

I am entering this into the following challenges in addition to the Anyone for Anya?
- One Stop Craft Challenge # 144 - At the Beach
- Creative Craft Challenge - Summertime


Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Monday, August 8, 2011

Spesch Designer Stamps - Release Day!

It's finally release day for Spesch Designer Stamps latest releases but before you rush of to purchase these unreal new images please check out the final preview I have for you.

No Goth Boy is complete without a Goth Girl....so without further ado here is 'Goth Girl' by Max
Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps Goth Girl Digi stamp and The Greeting Farm Wild Spouts Collection
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill and Plain
Patterned Paper: DCWV Nanna's Nursery Baby Boy and The Alphabet Stacks
Inks: Printer and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Misc Ribbon, Kaiser Gems and KindyGlitz

I am entering this card into the following Challenges
Little Miss Muffet Challenge # 15 - Outside the diecut

Remember to check out the Spesch blog here for the other Design Team's fabulous cards and you can buy these digis at the Spesch Designer Stamps store from TODAY!!

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Spesch Designer Stamps - Preview 3 for Max and Christina

Wow it's preview 3 already for Spesch Designer Stamps and it's the last preview before the long awaited release tomorrow. I have another two wonderful images to show you again, one from Max and one from Christina.

I am please to show you 'DS' By Max
Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps DS Digi stamp and Die-namics Say What Stamp and Die Set
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill and Plain
Patterned Paper: DCWV The Generation Tech Stack
Inks: Printer and ColorBox Azurite
Die Cuts: Die-namics Dainty Dots Order and Say What Stamp and Die Set
Embellishments: Kaiser Pearls, 3D Crystal Lacquer and KindyGlitz

I am entering DS in the following challenges
Stamp Something Challenge - Use a Digi
Frosted Designs Challenge - Coloring

And now for 'Snow White' from Christina
Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps Snow White Digi stamp
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill and Plain
Patterned Paper: Design House Digital 'Apple Picking Mini Kit'
Inks: Printer
Die Cuts: Martha Stewart Border Punch
Embellishments: Design House Digital 'Apple Picking Mini Kit', String, Misc apple eyelet, 3D KindyGlitz and Design House Digital 'Apple Picking Mini Kit'(for apples and wording)

I am entering Snow White in the following Challenges
The Poodles Parlour Challenge - Found in Garden (Apples)
All Sorts Challenge # 115 - RED Card

Remember to check out the Spesch blog here for the other Design Team's fabulous cards and you can buy these digis at the Spesch Designer Stamps store from Tomorrow.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Saturday, August 6, 2011

Happy Birthday Jack!

When I saw that Anyone for Anya? had the sensation prize of the Spotlight Stamp set for the lucky winner in this weeks challenge ... I just had to enter! So I whipped up this one featuring Jack from the Creepin' collection. It is similar to something I have already created with a couple of different bits and no patterned paper!



Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm Creepin Collection - Jack and Lucy's Stamps Aging Block
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain White and Kraft Card
Patterned Paper: NIL
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Brilliance Starlight silver
Die Cuts: Sizzlit Happy Birth Day! and Cuttlebug Distressed Stripes Distressing folder.
Embellishments: Misc Rub On Stitching, Kaiser Gems and Buttons

I am also going to enter this in the following other challenges
- Cute Card Thursday Challenge # 176 - No Designer Paper


Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Spesch Designer Stamps - Preview 2 for Max & Christina

Today's Spesch Designer Stamps preview's from Max and Christina are my favourites! I loved, loved, loved using these images and I love how my cards turned out!

Introducing the very cool 'Goth Boy' by Max

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps 'Goth Boy' digi and Lucy's Stamp Aging Rubber Stamp Block
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain White and Kraft Card
Patterned Paper: DCWV The Alphabet Stack
Inks: Printer and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Sizzlit Boys Rock
Embellishments: Misc Rub On Stitching, MM Stables, Kaiser Gems and Buttons

I am entering this card into the following challenges
Just Add Ink Challenge # 79 - Tearing or Distressing
Stamp Something Challenge - Use a Digi
Art Impressions Stamps Challenge # 27 - One for the boys
The Artistic Stamper August Challenge - Macho Men
Get Funky! Challenge - Boys, Boys, Boys


And now Introducing the most beautiful 'Cinderella' By Christina
Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps 'Cinderella' digi a
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain White and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: inque boutique Memoirs Mini papers
Inks: Printer and Vivid Taupe
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Large Deckled Rectangles, Cricut 'Happily Ever After' cartridge, Die-namics Decorative Doily Due and Magnolia Doohickey
Embellishments: Prima Flowers, Kaiser Pearls, MM Metal Words and KindyGlitz

I am entering this card into the following challenges
Creative Card Crew Challenge - Put your best foot forward
Frosted Designs Challenge - Coloring
Mami Doodles Challenge # 31 - Flowers
Charisma Cardz Challenge # 31 - Bingo (Flowers, Pearls, Glitter)
Amber's Craft and Stuff Challenge # - Sparkle and Shine
Anything Goes Challenge # 46 - Pick of the bunch (Flowers)

Remember to check out the Spesch blog here for the other Design Team's fabulous cards and you can buy these digis at the Spesch Designer Stamps store from Monday.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Friday, August 5, 2011

Spesch Designer Stamp - Preview 1 For Max

Today sees Spesch Designers Stamps preview two new ranges of images due to be released on this coming Monday. Two fab designers with two fab new rangers between them....what can I say but I am excited.


Here is 'Headphones' designed by Max

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps Headphones Digi stamp and SU Riveting Set
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill and Plain
Patterned Paper: DCWV The Generation Tech Stack
Inks: Printer and ColorBox Azurite
Die Cuts: Spellbinders scalloped and classic circle, Martha Stewart and fiskars boarder punches
Embellishments: Charm, Raffia and Misc Gems.

I am entering this card into the following challenges
Frosted Designs Challenge - Coloring
Stamp Something Challenge - Use a Digi
Art Impressions Stamps Challenge # 27 - One for the boys
Your Next Stamp Challenge # 48 - Beautiful Borders
Paper Take Weekly Challenge - Anything Goes with Optional Metal

You will have to check out the Spesch Designers Stamps
website for the rest of the DT's sensational creations and Designer Christina's first preview too

Happy Crafting
Sam xx