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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Happy 'Bird' Day!!

It's the last week of the Mad for Marker Anything Goes Challenge and we have had some fabulous entries..... there is still time to enter!  

Well I have a lot of Birthday's and Father's Day (well there is only one of them but I have to make 3 cards!) coming in the next week so I have made this card for my Father for his Birthday.



Copics Used!


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Hambo Stamps 'Happy Bird Day ' Digi
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye Gertie Papers
 Inks: Printer
 Die Cuts:Nil
 Embellishments: Misc Ribbon, Kaiser Gems and KindyGlitz
 
All the copics can be purchased at the Mad for Markers store and you can check out the other Design Teams work at the challenge blog here.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Anyone for Anya? Inspired by Time

This week at Anyone for Anya? the challenge is 'Inspired by Time'.  I have aimed for a vintage look and a versatile card by using a different word on the inside.  My daughter and I had fun thinking of many words that we could use on the inside.  

Time to.....


Celebrate
Dance
Sing
Party
Laugh
... and the list goes on.

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Gigi'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: KaiserCraft 'Black & White Timeless'  PP
 Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black 
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders Ovals, Sizzix 'Sloppy Kiss' Alphabet and Mpress 'Victorian Oval'
Embellishments:  Misc flower, Paper doily, liquid pearls and Kaiser Gems

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

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Mad for Markers - Anything Goes Still

We are still in the middle of the Mad for Markers 'Anything Goes' Challenge and I have decided to use the very cute 'Smell the flowers Tia' by Some Odd Girl. 

 Copic Colours Used
Dress - B01, B04, B05
Flower - RV63, RV34, YG45m YG67
Skin - E00, E11, E51
Hair - E30, E31, E33, E34, E35, E37
Grass - YG21, YG61
Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Some Odd Girl 'Smell the flowers Tia' and CC Designs 'Birthday Logos'
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: My Mind's eye 'Happier' PPs
 Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Versafine 'Onyx Black
 Die Cuts: Martha Stewart Border punch and Spellbinders 'Picot Edge Circles'
 Embellishments: Misc lace, Misc Ribbon, Kaiser Gems and KindyGlitz
 I am entering this into the following challenges
TBA

All the copics can be purchased at the Mad for Markers store and you can check out the other Design Teams work at the challenge blog here.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Mad For Markers [home link]
Sunday, August 19, 2012

Anyone for Anya? Sketch Challenge

Wow I can not believe we are over the half way mark in August already...I don't know where this year has gone.  Anyway this week Anyone for Anya? is having a sketch challenge.  These seem to come around very quick...lucky I love them so I don't mind haha

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Do Si Do Anya' and Hero Arts Happy Birthday
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Bo Bunny 'Ambrosia Collection'
 Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Versafine Onyx Black
Die Cuts: Fiskars Border Punch
Embellishments: MM staples, Kaiser Pearls and Misc Ribbon

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
PS - Here is the sketch for you to try
Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Anything Goes at Mad for Markers Wk2

It is the second week of the current challenge - Anything Goes at Mad for Markers so I am going to show you a card I made for my DH birthday using a Hambo Stamps Digi image.  My daughter picked this as she thought it was hilarious...a change from the space theme I usually go for!


Copic Colours Used
Mice - E31,E35, E57, R20
Hats - B00, B02, B04, B05, B06
Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Hambo Stamps 'Three Blind Mics'
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Bo Bunny 'Welcome Home' Collection
 Inks: Printer
 Die Cuts:Nil
 Embellishments: Washi Tape, Kaiser Gems and KindyGlitz
 I am entering this into the following challenges
TBA

All the copics can be purchased at the Mad for Markers store and you can check out the other Design Teams work at the challenge blog here.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Mad For Markers [home link]
Sunday, August 12, 2012

Anyone for Anya? Photo Inspiration Challenge

This week at Anyone for Anya? we have a photo inspiration challenge.  When I saw the pic I knew immediately what image I wanted to use....The Greeting Farm 'Royal Pain Cake Girl' Digi.


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Royal Pain Cake Girl' Digi and CC Designs 'Birthday Logos'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Echo Park 'Summer Days' PP
 Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Versafine 'Onyx Black
 Die Cuts: Cheery Lyn Designs 'Heartland America Large' Die and Misc Circle Punch
 Embellishments: Kaiser Pearls, Misc Ribbon, Decorative Pins  and Liquid Pearls
I am entering this card into the following challenges
TBA


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

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

PS - Here is the photo to inspire you
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Princess Collection no. 02

It is the first week of our Anything Goes Challenge at Mad for Markers and I have used Princess Collection no. 02 for my creation.  I made this for my daughter's 9th birthday recently.


Copic Colours Used
Hair E30, E31, E33, E37
 Skin and cheeks - E50, E51, E11, R0
Dress and crown - R81, R83, R85

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Princess Collection no.02'
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Plain
 Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup 'Southern Chicken Dumpling Soup mini pad
 Inks: Memento 'Tuxedo Black'
 Die Cuts: Die-Namics ' Doily Duo'
 Embellishments: Misc Lace, Prima flowers, Misc Ribbon, Kaiser Sparklets, merci glitter stickers, Misc Rub-On and KindyGlitz

I am entering this into the following challenges
TBA

All the copics can be purchased at the Mad for Markers store and you can check out the other Design Teams work at the challenge blog here.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Mad For Markers [home link]
Sunday, August 5, 2012

Spring for Anyone for Anya Challenge

This week at Anyone for Anya? it's Flower time...Your creation must include a flower.  So I have included as many as I can...in the image, in the paper, in the embossing and in the embellies!


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: CC Designs 'Gardener Honey' Digi and 'Spring Logos'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper:Simple Stories 'Fab{u}lous' Papers and a misc scrap
 Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Versafine 'Onyx Black'
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders classic circles and Picot Edge Circles
 Embellishments: Prima flowers, The Robin's Nest Dew Drops and Kindy Glitz

carlysketch 61
I am entering this card into the following challenges
Sketches by Carly # 62 - Blast from the Past (favourite sketch, see right...I've used sketch # 61)


Once again...please check out Anyone for Anya? for the other DT members fabulous designs

Happy Crafting
Sam xx