Saturday, 20 December 2014

My Time To Craft 'Christmas Tree's' Challenge

Good morning all, it is nearly time for the big day are you all ready? we are. The presents are all wrapped, the dinner  has been ordered just awaiting delivery on Christmas Eve. It is Christmas Day at our house this year as we have the most room unfortunately, only joking it will be lovely to have all the children and grandchildren round.

Anyhow enough of all that, it is time for another challenge at My Time To Craft and this week we are looking for Christmas Tree's. I ended up making two cards as I made the first one for last weeks challenge before I realised I had done the wrong week oops so I made another to go with it.

Both cards were made with my Silhouette Cameo. The first is a 6" square card and I just love how the trees look in the non traditional different colours. I just added a few sequins that I have had for years to both cards to finish them off.


The second card is a 5" x 7" card and the area's between each tree and the ends are cut out (see next photo).




This will be our last challenge of 2014 and we will return on 3rd January 2015.

Supplies For Both Cards:-
Card Stock - Mostly Bazzill with some odd bits mixed in

Challenges I would like to enter this into:-
Cards Galore - Anything Goes 30/12
Crafty Hazelnut - Anything Christmas 01/01
Creative Craft Cottage - Christmas/Colour 07/01
Mema's Crafts - Celebrate The Holidays 31/12

Monday, 15 December 2014

Guest For Elisabeth Bell's Digi Blog

Good afternoon all, I am here today to share a card I made for my part as the Elisabeth Bell digi guest designer. The card is the one I made for my husband this Christmas and which he was very pleased with, well at least that is what he told me lol.

I used 'Christmas Bells' by Elisabeth Bell of course and it can be found in the Digital Store HERE. This is an 8" x 8" card and so I made my image quite big, coloured and mounted in the frame I cut on my Silhouette Cameo. I also cut the holly corner and the sentiment on it to. The holly berries are covered in glossy accents and shine beautifully and the fur trim of her cape is covered in glamour dust and again twinkles lovely but I just couldn't get a good picture only a lot of reflection grrr.

Supplies:-
8" Card Blank - Natalie & Amy's 
Card Stock - Let's Create
Designer Paper - First Edition 'Nordic Chistmas'
Medium - Copics, Promarkers, Flexmarkers & Spectrum Noir Pencils

Promarkers, Flexmarkes, Copics & Spectrum Noir Pencils Used:-
Skin - E21, E50, E51 & E00
Hair - Cocoa, Cinnamon, Tan & 94
Cloak & Dress - Berry Red, Chilli Red, Lipstick Red, 25 & 28
Basket - Sandstone & Light Fawn
Cloth, Boots & Muff - Pebble Blue, Caribbean Blue & Rock Pool
Holly - Pine & Holly
Berries - Chilli Red

Challenges I would like to enter this into:-
A Gem Of A Challenge - Anything Christmas 03/01
Crafts 4 Eternity - Christmas 19/12
That's Crafty - Anything Goes 02/01

See you all soon.

Saturday, 6 December 2014

Crafty Calendar 'White On White' Challenge

Hello again, this is my second post so please scroll down for my My Time To Craft project.

So this month at Crafty Calendar Challenge we would like to see 'White On White' that means all elements except your image need to be white. We are sponsored by the wonderful Elphine House Australia who retail Elisabeth Bell images. 

For my card I have used an image from Elphine House Australia called 'Laura With Flowers'. I went with all pastel colours to give a light shade against the white and kept it fairly clean and simple really. I cut the butterfly frame out with it's extra layer of butterflies but before adding them I used a Versamark Clear Pen to sticky up the frame piece and added clear holographic embossing powder to it for a bit of a glittery shine. The butterflies were then attached just be their bodies so that the wings move and some little flowers added to along the bottom.

Supplies:-
6" Card Blank - Natalie & Amy's
Card Stock - Limetree Crafts

Promarkers, Flexmarkers & Spectrum Noirs Used:-
I have lost my list but will let you know soon sorry.



Have a lovely weekend all.

My Time To Craft 'ATC' Challenge

Good morning all, how are we all doing on this cold and frosty morning?

Today we start a new challenge at My Time To Craft and this week we are challenging you to ATC's (Artist Trading Cards) and let me tell you this was definitely a challenge for me. Having not made one before I was looking for the necessary measurements to start with which are 3.5" x 2.5" and once I saw those I was thinking what on earth can I fit on that!

However I turned to my trusty Silhouette Cameo and came up with two ATC's, go me. The first one was a bit of a trial and I started by creating my size on my cameo mat and then seeing what worked best. I cut a star background and used that as a mask, inking through it with Faded Jeans, Broken China and Tumbled Glass Distress Inks lightest colour at the bottom.  Then cut my three tree's adding the smaller two flat and raising the middle biggest one on foam tape.

Supplies:-
Card Stock - Bazzill

The second one was actually a card design that I shrank, cutting all the necessary elements but then adding some snow to the ground.
 
Supplies:-
Card Stock - Bazzill


I will be back shortly with my Crafty Calendar Challenge post.
 Have a lovely weekend.

Monday, 1 December 2014

Silhouette Challenges #20 "Anything Goes"

Good Morning!

It's time for another challenge over at Silhouette Challenges. This month is
(Anything Goes) 

Yes you saw it right Anything Goes, so out with the Silhouette SD, Portrait, Cameo or Cameo 2 and get creating.

I have for you a birthday card I created for my step granddaughter who turned 8 and is heavily into anything princess'. This card is not for the beginner as there are no instructions and it takes a little sorting out of the pieces. I used my sketch pens to right on the turrets and then filled the colour in by hand. A few gems and it was complete. 

This is a photo of it standing up.



This is it closed and how it fits into the envelope. It measures approximately 5" x 7".

Supplies:- 
Card Stock - Bazzill
Die Cuts - Castle Shaped 4 Fold Card #55582 by Snapdragon Snippets
Gems - Stash

Challenges I would like to enter this into:-
Dragonfly Dreams - Lets Get Girly 06/12


Now onto the Challenge Info. 

Ch# 20 "Anything Goes" 
Begins: Monday, December 1
Ends: Wednesday, December 31

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