Sunday, 28 August 2016

Cupcake Tag

I had some cupcake ribbon (Crafty Ribbons) leftover from a recent card and thought it would be great to make a tag. I inked the edges of the die cut tag, stuck the scrap of ribbon in the centre with a relevant sentiment from stampendous. Then a few more ribbons (3mm satin and eyelash ) to finish.

Kate x

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Watering Can colour

 I wanted some papers with a rainbow of colours to go with this watering can stamp from Magnolia. I have coloured it with promarkers and added lace and ribbon from Crafty Ribbons, flower from mulberry street petaloo and pearls from Prima. Tag sentiments from LOTV.
Challenges;



Kate x

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Animal cuddles cards

Here are some cards I have created using embossed sentiments (from LOTV) and the gorgeous Animal cuddles ribbons from Crafty Ribbons.




Aren't they sweet ribbons?

Kate x

Monday, 15 August 2016

Sweet dreams

 This little guy clearly likes his sweet stuff ! He is from House mouse and I have coloured with my promarkers and mounted onto this spotty metallic paper and metallic cardstock from my stash. I have used velvet ribbon from Crafty ribbons, glittered around the edge of the image and the sentiment (from Magnolia).

sweet dreams !
Kate x

Sunday, 14 August 2016

Walk in the Rain

This is a Digi image and sentiment that I have had for a while, I have coloured with promarkers and mounted onto some papers from my stash, I added some sparkle to the rain drops and finished of with some fab yellow gingham ribbon from Crafty Ribbons.

Kate x

Saturday, 13 August 2016

Ice cream cake

One of the girls at work is celebrating her birthday this weekend, I thought this cute stamp from HouseMouse would be perfect for her card. I have coloured with promarkers and mounted onto some sweet papers from doodlebug. the ribbon is from Crafty ribbons, flowers from my stash and sentiment from LOTV.


I will enter this card into the following challenges;

Sweet stampin - favourite stamp (House Mouse!!!!)
Inkspirational - use design/patterned paper
Brown sugar - Anything goes
Polkadoodles - anything goes
C.R.A.F.T. -Anything goes
Seize the Birthday - Anything goes

Kate x

Friday, 12 August 2016

Rose for you

I have used a Magnolia stamp and coloured with promarkers. The papers are from Bo Bunny and most of them have glittery bits on the flowers - but I can't seem to highlight that well using my camera. The flowers and ribbon are from my stash , sentiment from LOTV.

I will enter this card into the following challenges;

Craft rocket challenge - Glitzy glitter
Crafty Girls creations - Anything goes
In the pink challenge - Anything goes
Through the purple haze - anything goes
Creative moments - Anything goes (opt circles)
Midweek magnolias - Anything goes


Kate x

Butterfly tin

Here is a decorated tin, using some tissue paper and modge podge, decorated with paper flowers and  butterfly and some ribbons from Crafty Ribbons. I added some sequins and star and butterfly punched shapes in a shaker style.
I have filled the tin with some crafting goodies as a gift for a colleague at work.
Kate x

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Bicycle Birthday

The challenge over at Crafty Ribbons this week is bicycles (with ribbon).
I have used a Penny Black stamp, coloured with promarkers, mounted onto papers from my stash and embellished with candy saddle stitch grosgrain ribbon in daffodil from Crafty Ribbons.

Do check out the other DT creations and join in the fun !

I will enter this card into the following challenges;

stamp + fun = creativity - holiday/travelling/summer
Creative craft cottage - for the men
Challenge up your life - travel
Di's digi designs - animals acting like humans
My Sheri crafts - sports


Kate x

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Fresh carrots

This is the card I made for DH for the boys to give to him. It's a House Mouse stamp, coloured with promarkers and mounted onto BG paper. I have decorated with some die cuts and Happy Birthday ribbon from Crafty Ribbons.
I will enter this card into the following challenges;

Fussy fancy Friday - walk in the garden
Crafty sentiments - use dies
I love promarkers - Birthday
A bit more time to craft - anything goes
Delicious doodles - all creatures great and small
The sisters of craft - anything goes


Kate x

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Mouse weightlifter

It was DH's birthday last Friday, this is the card I gave him. I could not resist this HM stamp, reminded me of him!!
Coloured with promarkers and mounted onto BG papers. Ticket sentiments from Autumn leaves, round sentiment from Hero Arts. Juicy fruit ribbon from Crafty Ribbons.
I will enter this card into the following challenges;

The Male room - Olympics/sports
Through the craftroom door - anything goes
Craft your passion - anything goes
Craftyboots - use a stamp
Critters and creatures - anything goes (include critter/creature)
Crafts Galore encore - use a stamp/digi
Polkadoodle - anything goes
simply papercrafts - anything goes

Kate x

Monday, 8 August 2016

Cat

Hello, here is a cat form that I have decoupaged using some tissue paper and modge podge, it didn't take too long and dries quite quickly. It was something my sister passed to me while she was downsizing for her new job.
I found some nice peach rose paper and once covered I added some swiss dots grosgrain ribbon with a nice bow.

Kate x

Thursday, 28 July 2016

Make a wish


The challenge over at Crafty Ribbons this week is 'easel', with ribbon.
I opted for an easel card and used this cute little image from House Mouse. Coloured with promarkers and mounted onto papers from Kaisercrafts candy lane. Lace and ribbon from Crafty Ribbons, pears from Prima and sentiment from Hero Arts.
The card was for my Son to give to his Girlfriend on her birthday earlier in the month.

 Join in the fun !
Kate x

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Pom Pom Wreath


The challenge theme over at Crafty Ribbons this week is 'Christmas' (yes in July). With ribbon, as always. I have been planning a pom pom wreath for some time. I had made the pom poms last year but then couldn't find the wreath base or my glue gun (which reappeared when oldest son came back from Uni ! with his and mine!). Anyway, this last weekend I set about putting them altogether with some hot glue and a Christmas ribbon bow (Christmas charm MC Bauble ribbon from Crafty Ribbons) to complete. Here it is....

 It is never too early to get ready for Christmas in the crafting world ! take a look at the rest of the DT creations and join in the fun !

Kate x

Monday, 11 July 2016

Gift box a head

 My Son James bought his girlfriend a Phrenology head as part of her Birthday present, but it arrived in a rather shabby old cardboard box, so I scoured my stash to see if I could find anything useful. It was slightly too big for a shoe box, luckily I found a basic craft box with a bamboo handle and set about decorating the outside with some floral paper and modge podge. The handle was crying out for some ribbon magic. I added a variety of ribbons from my stash in pink, orange and yellow (most of which can still be found at Crafty Ribbons). Here's a picture of the head, just before it was packed away !
Kate x

Sunday, 10 July 2016

New Baby

 This new baby card is in many shades of blue, it's such a cute image. Basic Grey paper, gems and pearls from Prima and the swiss dots ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons.
Kate x

Friday, 1 July 2016

Fairy Tales

 Here's another ribbon from the Gnomes and more collection. It has such lovely colours and I can imagine little fairies living inside the houses. I have always thought Tilda's are little fairies....

Kate x

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Sunny Retirement

 The challenge theme over at Crafty Ribbons challenge this week is Animals (with ribbon). I have chosen a stamp from House Mouse Gruffies and coloured with promarkers. The cardstock is from DCWV and the fabulous ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons. I have added die cut sunflowers and leaves to embellish.
Checkout the other DT creations over at the challenge and join in the fun !

Kate x

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Bird House Decoration

Here's another ribbon from the new ribbon collection at Crafty Ribbons, I decided to decoupage this little bird house decoration with some wood and grass papers, then embellished with flower buttons (from Crafty Ribbons) and some ladybirds. The toadstool ribbon goes beautifully around the bottom of the house and I finished off with a gingham ribbon bow at the top.



Kate x

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Gnome Sweet Home




Crafty Ribbons have released a new ribbon collection and it's so cute!

It inspired me to make this New Home card. Using a Penny Black stamp coloured with coloursoft pencils. The buttons are also from Crafty Ribbons.


Kate x

Monday, 20 June 2016

Graduation Congratulations

 Today is my eldest Son's graduation. Finally I get to use this Penny Black stamp ! LOL.
He achieved a first class degree in Architecture and has started working in a firm in Bristol. He is already thinking of a masters degree so he can work towards becoming a fully qualified Architect. We are very proud, he has worked so hard. Maybe he can design our retirement home !

I have coloured the image with promarkers and mounted onto papers from Basic Grey, cupcake collection. The grosgrain ribbon is from Crafty ribbons.

Kate x

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Kingfisher

I have had this image for ages and only just got around to colouring it. It is perfect for my Dad's card, who loves the garden and his pond. Not that he has had a kingfisher anywhere near....usually a heron trying to steal his fish !
The cardstock is from DCWV Mariposa pack and the grosgrain ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons, gems from Prima.

Kate x




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