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Friday, September 30, 2011

Friday Sketch Challenge - 2nd Challenge

It's sketch number two at Friday Sketch Challenge and this week it has been brought to you by Tracey. Personally I loved Tracey's sketch and have filed it as I am sure I will use it time and time again!

Before I reveal the sketch you will have to check out my card!!

And now for Tracey's fab sketch

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Miss Anya Love'' set, CC Designs Sugarplum 'Stump' and A Muse ArtStamps 'Happy Birthday'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill and Plain
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye Lime Twist ' Happy go Lucky' collection
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Magnolia Doohickey swirl and Die-namics Upsy Daisy
Embellishments: Dew Drops, Prima flowers, Misc ribbon and 3D KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
4 Crafty Chicks Challenge # 57 - Anything Goes
AUD Sentiments Challenge # 38 - Happy Birthday
Creative Belli Blog Challenge # 127 - Paper Piecing
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes Challenge # 88 - Anything goes

Please check out Friday Sketch Challenge for the other DT members fabulous designs.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Anyone for Anya? Sketch Challenge

This week Anyone for Anya? is having a sketch challenge so I decided to get Fairy Chloe out of it's package! I have had this stamp for I don't know how long and I don't think she'd seen ink ever!!

I should also mention that one lucky winner will get a $15 voucher Whimsy Stamps

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm Fairy Chloe
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill, Glitter and Plain
Patterned Paper: Design House Digital 'The Happier Collection' by Deena Rutter
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Spellbinders classic circles
Embellishments: Misc velvet ric rac, Bazzill Basic Rub-Ons, Kaiser gems, Pebbles felt flowers and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
Paper Sundaes Challenge # 88 - Anything goes
Sparkle Forum Challenge # 21 - Something that sparkles
Allsorts Challenge # 122 - Keep It Simple
Clearly Inspired Challenge # 36 - Glitter
Art Impressions Stamp Challenge # 33 - One for the Girls

Please check out Anyone for Anya? for the other DT members fabulous designs.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

PS - Here is the sketch...I flipped it sideways for my card!
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Mad For Markers Blender Challenge

I made this card tonight with one main objectives in mind.... I wanted something I could enter in the Mad for Markers colourless blender challenge!! Oh I should mention it is for a guy from work daughter's friend...gee I hope I make sense.

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Piper', Bizzy Bec's Digi Tickets and Inkadinkado Paperwork Greetings
Colouring: Copics, I used the blender marker to remove colour from Piper's fine hat.
Card Stock: Bazzill and plain
Patterned Paper: DCVW Nan's Nursery and The Green Stack
Inks: Printer, Memento Tuxedo Black and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Spellbinders scalloped circles and Martha Stewart Border Punch
Embellishments: Misc Ribbon, Prima Flowers, Kaiser Gems and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
- Mad for Markers Challenge - Colourless Blender
- Crafty Sentiments Challenge - Happy Birthday
- Digital Tuesday Challenge # 129 - People Images (my digital element is the ticket from Bizzy Bec!!)
- icopic Challenge # 48- Unloved Colours ( I can not begin to tell you how much I dislike red markers, I usually have no control and bleeding!!)

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Sunday, September 18, 2011

Anyone for Anya? Masculine Challenge

This week the Anyone for Anya? Challenge is to make a Masculine {for Man or Boy} Card.


So this is the card I made for my husband's birthday; he is into astronomy so I couldn't go past little Spaceman Ian for his card!

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'SpaceMan Ian' and A Muse Artstamps 'Happy Birthday'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill, Glitter and Plain
Patterned Paper: DCVW The Glitter Stack
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Spellbinders classic circles and Quickutz Saturn
Embellishments: Misc Buttons, Paper Frills Tuxedo Assortment and Liquid Pearls a

I am entering this in the following challenges
Prairie Fairy Fridays Challenge # 61 - Anything for a Male
Charisma Cardz Challenge # 37 - Sky
Cute Card Thursday Challenge # 182 - Anything Goes
Moving Along with the Times Challenge # 116 - Sparkle (it's hard to see in this pic but all the little stars in the background sparkle)
Top Tip Tuesday challenge # 51 - Birthday Time

Please check out Anyone for Anya? for the other DT members fabulous designs.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Friday, September 16, 2011

Friday Sketch Challenge - 1st Challenge

Well tonight is an exciting night!
It is the first challenge at Friday Sketch Challenge blog and therefore my first card as part of the Design Team.

The Friday Sketch Challenges will be running every fortnight which makes it extra easy to enter the challenge. From time to time we will be having a sponsor and this fortnight on top of the 'candy' we have for you we also have Zoe from Make It Crafty generously offer $15 worth of digital stamps to the lucky winner.

The first sketch up is by Debra.
Here is my card for this fortnight
Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Miss Anya Collection' set, A Muse ArtStamps 'Happy Birthday'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill and Plain
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Lilac Avenue Collection
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Spellbinders classic circles and Cricut Fabulous Finds Cartridge
Embellishments: Kaiser Gems, Prima flowers, Misc ribbon, Decorative Pins and 3D KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
Cute Card Thursday Challenge # 182 - Anything Goes
Crafting for All Seasons Challenge # 9 - Birthdays
Ruby's Rainbow Challenge # 12 JFF - For the Girl's
Top Tip Tuesday challenge # 51 - Birthday Time

Please check out Friday Sketch Challenge for the other DT members fabulous designs.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Monday, September 12, 2011

Anyone for Anya?

Before I show you the card I made using one of the beautiful Miss Anya Dressy stamps I have some news.....I have been accepted into the Anyone for Anya? Design Team!!

So for my first Challenge as a DT member I made the following card
The Theme for this week is a colour Challenge using this lovely inspirational pic

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Miss Anya Dressy' set, CC Designs 'Park Bench' and MFT Die-namics 'Just the Ticket'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill and Plain
Patterned Paper: DCVW Citrus Stack
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Spellbinders classic circles, Martha Stewart Border Punch, MFT Die-namics 'Just the Ticket' and 'Leafy Flourish'
Embellishments: Kaiser Pearls, Prima flowers and 3D Crystal Lacquer

I am entering this in the following challenges
Crafting for All Seasons Challenge # 9 - Birthdays
Crafting When We Can Challenge # 1 - Anything Goes
Pile It On Challenge # 37 - Layer it


Please check out Anyone for Anya? for the other DT members fabulous designs.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Friday, September 9, 2011

Spesch Designer Stamps - Lolita and Pets Release.


I just wanted to show you a pic of all the Spesch Designer Stamps Lolita and Pet's images. They were released yesterday and can be purchased from the Spesch Store.

Also I wanted to let you know that they are dedicated to my BFF Suze. Thank-you Suze for being my Bestie, for supporting and inspiring me!! Love ya heaps.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Spesch Designer Stamps - Lolita Release Day!

Today is not only the last preview but it's release day for the Spesch Designer Stamps new release - Lolita's and Pets by Star..

I have created a colourful friendship set with this release but you will have to check back tomorrow to see them all together!!

Please meet the final fab five - Penguin
Lolita

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps Penguin
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill and Plain
Patterned Paper: Echo Park Dots & Stripes Metropolitan Collection
Inks: Printer
Die Cuts: Spellbinders classic circles
Embellishments: Kaiser Pearls, Prima flowers and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
Try it on Tuesdays challenge - Monochromatic
My Time to Craft Challenge # 156 - Just between friends

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
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Spesch Designer Stamps - Lolita Preview 4

Today is the second last previewpreview of the Spesch Designer Stamps new release - Lolita's and Pets by Star as tomorrow is release day...yeah

I have created a colourful friendship set with this release but you will have to check back tomorrow to see the last of them!

There is no need to be blue when you meet Bunny Lolita

Card Specs

Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps LolitaBunny
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill and Plain
Patterned Paper: Echo Park Dots & Stripes Candy Shoppe Collection
Inks: Printer and Vivid Black
Die Cuts: Martha Stewart Border Punch and Spellbinders classic circles
Embellishments: Kaiser Pearls Prima flowers, and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
Try it on Tuesdays challenge - Monochromatic
My Time to Craft Challenge # 156 - Just between friends
Stamps R Us Challenge - Friendship
The Crazy Challenge # 83 - Spots and Stripes
Splendiferous Creations Challenge - Monochromatic Blues

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


Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Spesch Designer Stamps - Lolita Preview 3

Today is the half way mark (third) preview of the Spesch Designer Stamps new release - Lolita's and Pets by Star..

I have created a colourful friendship set with this release but you will have to check back for the next few days to see them all!!

It's not easy being green so give it up for Froggy Lolita

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps LolitaFroggy
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill and Plain
Patterned Paper: Echo Park Dots & Stripes Metropolitan Collection
Inks: Printer and Vivid Black
Die Cuts: Spellbinders classic circles
Embellishments: Kaiser Pearls, Misc Ribbon, Prima flowers, and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
My Craft Spot Challenge # 24 - Friends
Stamps R Us Challenge - Friendship
The Crazy Challenge # 83 - Spots and Stripes
2 Sisters Challenge # 55 - Friends
Card Making Mama's Challenge # 28 - Digi

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 Thursday 8th.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Monday, September 5, 2011

Spesch Designer Stamps - Lolita Preview 2

Today is the second previews of the Spesch Designer Stamps new release - Lolita's and Pets by Star.

I have created a colourful friendship set with this release but you will have to check back for the next few days to see them all!!

Today I am pleased to introduce my fav image from this release - Lamb Lolita

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps LolitaLamb
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill and Plain
Patterned Paper: Echo Park Dots & Stripes Candy Shoppe Collection
Inks: Printer and Vivid Black
Die Cuts: Martha Stewart Border Punch, Spellbinders scalloped and classic circles and Sullivan's Label Punch
Embellishments: Kaiser Pearls, Prima flowers, and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
I did it Creations Challenge # 71 - Girlie Girl
One Stitch at a time Challenge # 78 - Digi
2 Sisters Challenge # 55 - Friends
Card Making Mama's Challenge # 28 - Digi

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 Thursday 8th.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Cupcake Inspirations # 126 - DT Work

This week Cupcake Inspirations Challenge is sponsored by Anita Be Stampin... so one lucky winner could win $15 voucher.


Here is what I came up with this week


And this weeks the cuppies looked divine.



Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Hampton Art Stamps "Hokey Pokey"
Colouring: NIL
Card Stock: Misc Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Bubblegum Hills Collection
Inks: ColorBox Chalk Olive Pastel
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Circles
Embellishments: Misc Lace, Kaiser Gems and Prima flowers

I am entering this into the following challenges
Scrappy Frogs Challenge - Bling
Sweet Stampin' Challenge- Anything But Birthday
Wee Memories Challenge # 66 - Sweet Sentiments
Fairy Tale Challenge # 23 - Flower and Lace

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

Happy Crafting
Sam xx


Sunday, September 4, 2011

Spesch Designer Stamps - Lolita Preview 1

Today is the first day of previews for the Spesch Designer Stamps new release - Lolita's and Pets by Star.

I adore this release and I can see myself using these images time and time again. I have created a colourful friendship set with this release but you will have to check back for the next few days to see them all!!

So without further ado please meet Lion Lolita
Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps LolitaLion Digi Stamps
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill and Plain
Patterned Paper: Echo Park Dots & Stripes Candy Shoppe Collection
Inks: Printer and Vivid Black
Die Cuts: Martha Stewart Border Punch, Spellbinders scalloped and classic circles and Sullivan's Label Punch
Embellishments: Decorative Pins, Kaiser Pearls, Prima flowers, Dressmaker pearls and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
Easy Craft Projects Challenge # 46 - Yellow
Clearly iStamp Challenge # 35 - Patterned Papers
Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge # 98 - Monocromatic
Stamp Something Digi Challenge - Digital stamp
Charisma Cardz Challenge # 35 - Anything Goes
Jay Gee's Nook Challenge # 11 - Colour Challenge (Refer the pick below!!)

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 Thursday 8th.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx