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Thursday, December 29, 2011

My Top 10 Crafty creations for 2011

Well if everyone is doing I have to do it to! (My mum would state ".. if blah blah was jumping of a bridge you would follow.." hehe)


Cards Made with... Greeting Farm Stamps

CC Designs

Spesch Designer Stamps

Stamping Bella
Hero Arts Stamps (2 for the price of one...sorry for sneaking in an extra!!)










No Coloured Images
Gee that was hard...next year I think we should do a Top 20!

If you do a Top 10 Crafty Creations for 2011 like me you can link it up to Kellie's blog too!

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Monday, December 26, 2011

The Sketchy Challenge # 13

It's my Father-In-Law's birthday tomorrow and as always I have left it to the last spare minute to think about his birthday card. So I have whipped this up using the latest The Sketchy Challenge sketch!


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Pink Cat Studio 'Q.T. Hooty Owl' Stamp
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Kraft Card
Patterned Paper: Misc Scrap PPs
Inks: Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Misc Square punch
Embellishments: Black Spica and 3D Crystal Lacquer


I am also entering this in the following other challenges
Sparkles Forum Challenge - Anything but a Christmas Card (HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY)
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge # 166 - Anything Goes
Stampin for the Weekend Challenge # 23 - Anything Goes


Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Sunday, December 25, 2011

Anyone for Anya? New Years Challenge

This is the last Anyone for Anya? Challenge for 2011 so the challenge for this week is New Years! I have made this with the all so very cute Happy New Year Anya.


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Happy New Year Anya' Digi
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Misc Plain and DCWV Glitter
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Craft Party Animals PP
Inks: Printer
Die Cuts: Martha Stewart border punch
Embellishments: Kaiser Gems, MM Staples and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
Sparkles Forum Challenge - Anything but a Christmas Card (HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY)
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge # 166 - Anything Goes
Stampin for the Weekend Challenge # 23 - Anything Goes
Cooking It Up with Katie Challenge # 86 - Anything Goes

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

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Saturday, December 24, 2011

Friday Sketch Challenge - 8th Challenge

This fortnight we have a beautiful sketch from Genevieve for Friday Sketch Challenge. This one is going to run for a month as we understand that every one is busy, busy this time of the year! Anyway I made the following card for no one in particular!!


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps 'Spring Flower' Digi and Kaiser Craft 'Occasions' Mini Stamps
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Misc Plain, and Bazzill Cardstock
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye Fine and Dandy PP
Inks: Printer and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Scalloped and Oval
Embellishments: Kaiser Gems, Misc Decorative Pins, Me & my Big Idea Butterflies and kindyglitz.

I am entering this in the following challenges
Cooking It Up with Katie Challenge # 86 - Anything Goes
My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge # 37 - Anything Goes
Scrapbook Sisters Challenge # 66 - Anything Goes
Bearly-Mine Challenge # 26 - Anything Goes
Pile It On Challenge # 49 - Bling it on!

Please check out Friday Sketch Challenge for the other DT members fabulous designs and enter this fortnight's fun!

Happy Crafting

Sam xx

PS - If I don't get here tomorrow then Have yourself a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

And thanks for visiting my blog and a very big thank-you to my followers (I appreciate your support and comments xx)

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Anya for Anya? Photo Inspiration

This week's Anyone for Anya? Challenge is an Inspirational Photo Challenge. The first thing I thought of when I saw the pic was a cheerleader so here is my creation.

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Anya Cheer' Digi
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Misc Plain
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye Fine and Dandy Girl PP and DCWV All About Boys Stack
Inks: Printer
Die Cuts: Spellbinders classic and scalloped circles and Martha Stewart border punch
Embellishments: Sticker Cafe Glitter Alphabet Rub-Ons, Kaiser Gems, Misc Grosgrain and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
TBA

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

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Sunday, December 11, 2011

Anyone for Anya? Anything Goes Challenge

This week's Anyone for Anya? Challenge is ANYTHING GOES!!! YEAH and here is my card for this week


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Creeper Crew Collection 1' , Bizzy Bec's 'Tickets' Digi and Inkadinkadoo Paperwork Greetings
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill,Plain and DCWV Glitter
Patterned Paper: Franchville Kinder Cosmic
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Printer
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Labels 3 and Misc leaf Punch
Embellishments: Prima flowers, Kaiser Gems and Misc KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
The Corrosive Challenge # 139 - Anything but Christmas
Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge # 112 - Anything Goes
Totally PaperCrafts # 96 - Anything but Christmas
Cute Card Thursday # 194 - Anything Goes
Divas by Design Challenge # 16 - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Anything Goes

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

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Friday, December 9, 2011

Friday Sketch Challenge - 7th Challenge

I made this card for my lunch buddy (or should I say previous lunch buddy before she went on Maternity Leave). I feel terrible but I am sure her bub, Ella is a little over two months old and I still haven't been around to meet her...well I have her card made!!


This is using this weeks Friday Sketch Challenge sketch!

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Bugaboo Stamps ' Boo Teddy Bear' Digital Stamp and Hero Arts ' It's A Girl!
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Misc Plain, Bazzill and DCWV Glitter Cardstock
Patterned Paper: DCWV Nana's Nursery Baby Girl Stack
Inks: Printer and ColorBox Rouge Chalk
Die Cuts: Martha Stewart Butterfly punch, Spellbinders Diamond and Magnolia Heart Swirl
Embellishments: Kaiser Pearls, Misc Lace, Misc Ribbon, Prima flowers and kindyglitz.

I am entering this in the following challenges
Divas by Design Challenge # 16 - Anything Goes
Catch the Bug Challenge - Anything Goes

Please check out Friday Sketch Challenge for the other DT members fabulous designs and enter this fortnight's fun!

Happy Crafting

Sam xx

PS - Here is this week's sketch by Genevieve


Thursday, December 8, 2011

Spesch Designer Stamps - Winter Release - 4 or 4

And the final image for this release is Kei with Cocoa....just what I need about now!!


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps 'Kei with Cocoa' Digi Stamp
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Silly Season Paper Pad
Inks: Printer
Die Cuts: Spellbinders scalloped rectangles and Martha Stewart border punch
Embellishments: Misc ribbon, Kaiser Gem, decorative pin and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
Mad for Markers December Challenge - Christmas
Cute Card Thursday Challenge # 194 - Anything Goes
Pile It On Challenge # 48 - Bling it on!

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 TODAY.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Spesch Designer Stamps - Winter Release - 3 or 4

The next fab image is Kei on Skis


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps 'Kei on Skis' Digi Stamp
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain, Bazzill and DCVW Glitter cardstock
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye 'Snowed in' winter papers
Inks: Printer
Die Cuts: Spellbinders scalloped circle and Cricut Winter Lace Cartridge
Embellishments: My Mind's Eye 'Snowed in' embellishment, 3D Crystal Lacquer and Kaiser Gems

I am entering this in the following challenges
Crafty Purple Frog Challenge - It's Cold outside

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 TODAY.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Spesch Designer Stamps - Winter Release - 2 or 4

The next introduction to Kei antics is Santa Sack Kei


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps 'Santa Sack Kei' Digi Stamp
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Silly Season Paper Pad
Inks: Printer
Die Cuts: Spellbinders classic and scalloped circle, Martha Stewart border punch and Marianne Design Creatables flourish
Embellishments: Misc Cracker/Bon-Bon decoration, Kaiser Gems, decorative pin and 3D KindyGlitz Puff White

I am entering this in the following challenges
Mad for Markers December Challenge - Christmas
Colour Create Challenge # 85 - Red, White and Green
Crafty Ribbons Challenge # 8 - Traditional colours for Christmas

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 TODAY.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Spesch Designer Stamps - Winter Release - 1 or 4

Today Spesch Designer Stamps is releasing their latest Digi stamp range. This release is designed by the fab Widya and it is all about our much loved Kei in the winter period.

Here is Snowball Kei

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps 'Snowball Kei' Digi Stamp
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Rusty Pickle 'Holiday Berries' from the Snowflakes and Mittens Range
Inks: Printer and Vivid 'Taupe'
Die Cuts: Die-namics Snowflakes
Embellishments: Snowflake Embossing folder, Kaiser Gems and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
Crafty Purple Frog Challenge - It's Cold outside
Top Tip Tuesday Challenge # 63 - Let it snow

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 TODAY.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Sunday, December 4, 2011

Anyone for Anya? Christmas Challenge

What a way to kick of the Christmas season with an Anyone for Anya? Christmas Challenge!


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: CC Designs Sugerplums Ornaments and Holly Digi Stamp
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill, Plain and Metallic
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Silly Season Collection
Inks: Printer
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Deckled Mega Rectangles Large
Embellishments: MM Noel Rub-Ons, Kaiser Gem and Misc KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
TBA

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

Happy Crafting
Sam xx