Thursday, August 10, 2017

Happy Birthday Flowers

I created this birthday card for the latest challenge over at 


Theme Weather related
Sponsored by Bugaboo

I used the image Ladybug Flower row which can be found HERE in the Bugaboo shop.

I coloured this image with copics and added some Wink of Stella to the dragonfly and butterflies.
I hand pierced and stiched around the image and matted in black cardstock
to make it pop on the golden brown background.
This card is going to a special friend for her birthday (a little later, but better late than never)

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun


Thursday, August 3, 2017

Furry Friend...

I created this card for the latest challenge over at 






Sponsored by Kelly

I used the image Guy walking dog which can be found HERE in the Bugaboo shop.

I coloured this image with copics
I hand pierced and hand-stitched the border of the card and matted it on a black card base.
I used a sentiment stamp from my stash of acrylic stamps.
This particular one is from The Stamps of Life.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at
Creative Knockouts Challenge this week.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Ho Ho Ho...it's new release day at Bugaboo...

It's time for another New Release over at Bugaboo !!


Here's what I created with this great new image



You can get the image HERE in the Bugaboo Shop.
It's 50% off until next Tuesday, when another New Release comes out
so head over there and grab it!

I hope you are inspired by my creation!

Hope to see you play along with one of our challenges!

Don't forget we have inspiration from out Design Team all week long

You may just be able to create something for the current challenge with this New Release.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges


Thursday, July 20, 2017

You light up my life...

I created this cute card for the latest challenge over at 



Here's a close up of the glittery / glowing fireflies





Theme - Sew it Up
(use real or faux stitching)
Sponsored by Star Stampz



I used the image Fireflies which can be found HERE in the Star Stampz shop.

I coloured the image with copics and added a chalked background.
I added Wink of Stella to the little fireflies to make them glow.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at
Creative Knockouts Challenge this week.

Monday, July 17, 2017

A furry friend...and some exciting news

I created this card for the latest challenge over at Aurora Wings!

If you pop by my blog on occasion, you know I love Aurora Wings images
and often play along with the challenges.

This time, I'm exicted to share that I am a Guest Designer for
at
Eeeek...can you hear me squealing??

Of course it was a no-brainer which image I would use for this challenge.


I used the image The Little Penguin which can be found HERE in the Aurora Wings shop.

I coloured this with copics using my C1, C3, C5, C7 for the fur
and R46 for the Santa hat and stripe in the candy cane.
I used YG67 for the bow.
I embossed some red cardstock with little stars/snowflakes to give some texture to my card.
I hope you like it and are inspired to play along at Aurora Wings this time around.

Check out the challenge right HERE!.






Sunday, July 16, 2017

Christmas in July - Day 2 - Sketch

Hey everyone, it's one of my favourite times of the year at Catch the Bug...

Here's a link to all the details you will need to know to play along!


Today's theme is a sketch


I didn't get a chance to make anything for today's challenge but wanted to share the post anyhow!

Don't forget to check out the Bugaboo shop because 
Jodi  has her Christmas images on sale for 50% off through the end of July.

Here's a LINK to all the details you will need to know!!



Saturday, July 15, 2017

Christmas in July - Day 1 - Sparkle & Shine

Hey everyone, it's one of my favourite times of the year at Catch the Bug...

Here's a link to all the details you will need to know to play along!

The week-long fun begins today and here's what I created
Today's theme is



I used the image Christmas Jar which can be found HERE in the Bugaboo shop.

Jodi  has her Christmas images on sale for 50% off through the end of July.
 
I coloured this image with copics and added some Wink of Stella to make it Sparkle and Shine.

Here's a close up of what the sparkle looks like

I added a few little rhinestones and some twine to finish this off.
Don't you just love this image?  
I actually have a little jar with some tiny round ornaments in it, that I put out at Christmas-time, and this reminds me of that!

There's lots to do and you have a chance of winning some great prizes and possibly being a guest designer too!

Hope to see you play along.

Here's a LINK to all the details you will need to know!!




Thursday, July 6, 2017

Summer vacation...

I created these cute cards for the latest challenge over at 







Theme - Summer Fun
Sponsored by Kelly (the blog owner)


I got to use any image of my choice, so of course I decided to use some cute image from Bugaboo!

I used the image Knobby Knees Vacation Boy which can be found HERE
and
Knobby Knees Vacation Girl which can be found HERE in the Bugaboo shop.

I coloured each image with copics, added some burlap paper to mat the image and used some wooden embellishemtns from my stash (a gift to me from a sweet friend)

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at
Creative Knockouts Challenge this week.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Happy Friday Chicken Day - July 6th

It's time to share an Humour me Wednesday creation over at Catch the Bug.




I used the image Fried Chicken to create this card.

You can find this image HERE in the Bugaboo shop.



I coloured this image with copics and added an embossed background to my card.

I hope you like what I've created an are inspired to play along with us at Catch the Bug.

Don't forget we have inspiration from out Design Team all week long



I'm entering this card in the following challenges

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Have a WHEELY great birthday...

I created this masculine birthday card for the latest challenge over at 




Here's a peek / closer look at the sentiment and the embossed background




Theme - For the Boys



I used the image Barry Big Wheel which can be found HERE in the Dr. Digi shop.

I love this image.  It sure takes me back to my childhood.
I thought it would make a great birthday card.
The sentiment is from The Stamps of Life!  It's just perfect for this image.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at
Creative Knockouts Challenge this week.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

A masculine birthday card...

I created this masculine birthday card for the latest challenge over at 





Sponsored by Miss Daisy Stamps


I used the image Resting Loon which can be found HERE in the Miss Daisy Stamps shop.

As always this challenge is Anything Goes.
I used a card base from a kit I had and simply printed and matted this image on the card base.
I typed a sentiment on my computer and added a rope bow for some texture.
Overall, I've pleased with my "quick and simple" Birthday Card.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends this week.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Dance like no one is watching...

It's time to share an Oldie But Goodie creation over at Catch the Bug.




I used the image A Kids View - Ballet Dance Trio  to create this ___________.

You can find this image HERE in the Bugaboo shop.



I coloured this image with copics and added kept my card CAS
I matted it with black cardstock to make it pop on the pink background paper.
A few little pearls and my card was done.
Aren't these little ballerinas so cute?  I just love them.

I hope you like what I've created an are inspired to play along with us at Catch the Bug.

Don't forget we have inspiration from out Design Team all week long

I'm entering this card in the following challenges

Saturday, June 10, 2017

It's time...for a special celebration...

I created this cute card for the latest challenge over at 



Theme - Just About Time (clocks, gears, metal)
Sponsored by Staz Stampz


I used the image Mad Hatter Chibi which can be found HERE in the Star Stampz etsy shop.

I had a lot of fun colouring this image.
This Mad Hatter reminds me a bit of Gene Wilder in the Willy Wonka movie!
I had to colour him in vibrant purple and red.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Congrats Graduate!

I created this cute gratuation for the latest challenge over at 






Theme - Wash Tape Wonders
(use Washi tape on your creation)
Sponsored by Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps


I used the image Graduate Rhubarb which can be found HERE in the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps shop.

I coloured this image with copics and gave the bear a little bit of texture by dotting 3 shades of brown on her.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at
Creative Knockouts Challenge this week.