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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Christmas in July with The Squirrel and The Fox

Wow the last couple of weeks have flown by and it is time for another The Squirrel and the Fox Challenge.

The fortnight it is 'Christmas In July' and our sponsor is The Paper Shelter.  I will have to get back to you on what the prize is!

So without further Ado I will present to you my card using a The Paper Shelter Image called 'There's a Penguin in my Cocoa'
Here is the complete image coloured as I cropped it a little for my card!

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Paper Shelter 'There's a Penguin in my Cocoa' and CC Designs 'Christmas Logos'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Raspberry Road Designs 'Christmas Collection'
 Inks: Printer and Vivid Minis in 'Brick', 'Olive' and 'Taupe
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders Scalloped and Classic Circles
 Embellishments:  Washi tape, Misc paper Doily, Kindyglitz and Kaiser pearls


Now go check out the other DT's amazing creations at The Squirrel and the Fox
Happy Crafting
Sam xx

 
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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Biker Betty Birthday for Kenny K's Krafty Krew Challenge

I made this for the guy I sit next to at work as he said I need to make my cards more 'interesting'!  I am sure this will meet his approval.

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: KennyK 'Biker Betty - Precolored', Lucy Stamps 'Aging Block and Lili of the Vally 'Everyday Grungy Messages'
Colouring: Printer
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: DCWV 'Glitter' Stack
 Inks: Versafine 'Onyx Black' and printer
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders'Fleur De Lis Squares'
 Embellishments: KaiserGems, Washi Tape, decorative pins and 3D Crystal Lacquer

I am entering this into the following Challenges
Kenny K's Krafty Krew Challenge # 149 - Anything Goes

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Sunday, June 16, 2013

Some exciting news!

Well I don't know if tooo many of you noticed that I snuck in a new blinkie during the week...
One that says I design for....

The Squirrel and the Fox!

Yippee...I'm sooo excited to be part of a new DT family and this is my first Challenge with them.

So the Challenge is to 'Use Something Metal' and we are sponsored by Beary Wishes this fortnight!  I have made the following card using one of their images called 'Blowing Kisses'.


Copics Markers Used
Skin -  E000, E50, E21, E11, R20, R2, BV0000
Dress and Shoes-RV000, RV10, RV11, RV32, RV34, C3
  Hair - E23, E13, E33, E15, E27, E29
Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Beary Wishes 'Blowing Kisses' Digital Image
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye 'Unforgettable' PP (inc the sentiment)
 Inks: Printer
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders Floral and Classic Ovals
 Embellishments:  MM Metal bit, Misc flowers, Misc lace and Kaiser pearls

I am going to enter this in the following challenges
Bearly-Mine Challenge # 90 - Anything Goes
A little bit Crafty Challenge  - Something Sweet
Crafty Catz Challenge # 187 - Let's Go Pink 
The ABC Challenge - P is for Pretty in Pink
Charisma Cardz Challenge # 23 - Digi Stamps Only

Now go check out the other DT's amazing creations at The Squirrel and the Fox

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Monday, June 10, 2013

Oh I wish it was Summer-time here too!

It is Winter here in Oz and I just can't get warm so I am wishing for Summer to come along with this Summertime inspired card.

I have used a Sparkle Creations image called 'Swimming Lucy'.  I just love her!!


Copics Markers Used
Skin -  E000, E50, E21, E11, R20, R21
Bathers and Hat- Y02, Y06, Y11
Floating Tyre and Flower - YR00, YR01, YR02, YR04, YG21, YG23, YG25
  Hair - E23, E13, E33, E15, E27, E29
Water, Drink and Butterfly - BG01, BG05

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Sparkle Creations 'Swimming Lucy' and CC Designs 'Beach Logos'
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Bo Bunny 'Hello Sunshine' collection and 'Lawn Fawn 'Pink Lemonade'
 Inks: Memento 'Tuxedo Black' and Versafine 'Onyx Black'
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders  and Martha Stewart 'Embriodery' Punch
 Embellishments:  Kaiser Gems and KindyGlitz

I am going to enter this in the following challenges
The Squirrel and the fox Challenge # 45 - Summer or Winter
Bearly-Mine Challenge # 89 - Dies and/or Punches 
My Creative Moments Wordplay Sat  June Challenge - Summertime
Alphabet Challenge Blog - I is for Image
Crafting By Designs Challenge - Anything Goes w/ Summer Twist

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Sunday, June 9, 2013

Spesch Designer Stamps - DS

I have a couple of birthday's in the next couple of weeks for some boys that my daughter is friends with...and as I really liked the design I used for my nephew's birthday cards I decided to use it again.  But instead of going grungy I have gone techo.  What 10 year old boys are not into DSs??!!

I have used Specsh Designer Stamps - 'DS' digi image.


Copics Markers Used
Skin -  E000, E50, E21, E11, R20, R21, R39
Shirt and Eyes - YG01, YG03, YG06, YG17
Jeans - B91, B93, B97, B0
Long Sleeves, Shoes, Shadowing - C1, C3, C6, T3, T5, W3, BV000
  Hair - E30, E13, E33, E35, E37, E29
DS - R24, R39

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps 'DS' Digi and CC Designs 'Birthday Logos'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: DCWV 'The Generation Tech' Stack
 Inks:  Printer and Versafine 'Onyx Black'
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders Circles, Misc Circle Punch and Sizzix 'Ida Lou's Flower Box' Die set
 Embellishments:  Washi Tape, Kaiser Gems and 3D Crystal Lacquer

I am going to enter this in the following challenges
Totally Papercrafts Challenge # 170 - Punches and Dies
Copic Marker Europe Challenge # 17 - Only Males Allowed
Send A Smile 4 Kids Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge # 127 - For the Boys
Digi Haven Challenge (Happy One Year Anniversary!) - Anything Goes


You can buy this image at the Spesch Designer Stamps Shop anytime!

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
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Sunday, June 2, 2013

BINGO at No Matter Which Challenge




It's time for another challenge at No Matter Which Challenge and it's BINGO time.

Our sponsor this month is DELICIOUS DOODLES


with a prize package of
 4 DIGI IMAGES
 
To play Bingo with us you must choose one item from each column to be eligible to enter this challenge.

Ribbons
Pearls
Sparkle/glitter
Bling
Flowers
Border Punch
Die Cut
Buttons
Bows

Here is my card, I have used Ribbons, Pearls and sparkle/Glitter

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Delicious Doodles 'Fairy Fae'
Colouring:  Copic
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Echo Park 'For the Record 2'
 Inks: Printer
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders scalloped hearts, Classic and Picot Circles
 Embellishments:  Misc Ribbon, Misc Rub-On, Kaiser pearls and KindyGlitz

I am going to enter this in the following challenges
Crafty Calendar June Challenge - Things with wings
 
Please check out No Matter Which Challenge for the other DT members fabulous designs, they are definitely worth the look once again!

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

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