Monday, 31 October 2011

Penny Black Challenge week 175

This weeks challenge over at Penny Black Saturday Challenge is a sketch.

I recently acquired the Winter Wonderland set.  I just love these characters so much.
I'm not normally a fan of clear stamps, but the quality of these is terrific.

I had to swap the flowers and sentiment over, hope that is acceptable.

Hope you like it :)

I used
Paper:  From a Snowman pack
Sentiment: Lili of the valley
Trees: Magnolia
Flower from craft box
Leaves: Martha Stewart
Glitter: Viva decor holographic
Coloured in copics
I also used Stickles in Milled lavender, Antique linen, and Faded jeans

Jennie xxx

Friday, 28 October 2011

Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge: A sketch

This week the challenge over at Kraftin' Kimmies is a sketch.
So the brief was to follow this sketch

I decided to use glamorous Sophia who is a new stamp by the wonderful Annie Rodrigue.
I was going to use the cheers to you sentiment stamp.  But when I was choosing my paper I noticed one sheet has the slogan " Celebrate the Season" which I thought was appropriate.

Papers are Bo Bunny: Father Christmas
Swirl is Magnolia
Roses and backing card from my craft box.

Hope you like her.

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Long time no see: Kenny K Challenge

I do love Kenny K images, but haven't entered a challenge like since forever.  As I was using my images a lot this week I thought I'd take a shot at the challenge.

This week the challenge over at Kenny K Krafty Girlz is

A real easy challenge for you this time round.........AUTUMNAL reds, oranges, greens, browns, yellow..........a lovely mix of them all.
This is my attempt with Vicki Lee Vicious who I have in rubber.
I coloured her with copics
I masked her and used a Unity stamps Christmas tree.
Papers are DCWV from the Immortal love stack
Sentiment is unknown sorry...

Hope you like it.

Monday, 10 October 2011

Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge 99: Sparkle and Shine

This weeks challenge over at Kraftin' Kimmie's blogspot is
SPARKLE AND/OR SHINE!!  So make sure there's something sparkly or shiny on your could be glitter or rhinestones, crystal lacquer or metal!!  Sparkle and shine it up!!
I have been itching to try out my one and only KK Christmas stamp Elysia (redundancy sucks), and decided to go for a muted classy look.

I used an ivory gold dust card with a snow embossing folder.  I love this snow folder, as I think it is a great night sky too.

I coloured her with copics, and paper pieces her wings and horn with gold card.

I used Nestabilities labels 22 to create the shape of the image, and sentiment.  Then edged it with antique linen distress ink around the edges to make it stand out a bit more.

My sparkle is in the form of star shaped gems, and teeny crystals

The sentiment is by Penny black

Hope you like it.


Sunday, 2 October 2011

Kraftin' Kimmies Challenge 98: Paper piecing

This week the challenge over at Kraftin' Kimmies challenge blog is
to use paper piecing somewhere on your creations!!!  I LOVE paper piecing!  Hope you do too!!  We'd love to see how you use it with our stamps, so if you join our challenge this week, you could be the random winner of the stamp featured on Nicole's gorgeous card!
I just love paper piecing, so many of Kimmie's stamps lend themselves beautifully to it.  On this occasion I decided to use Lavender the Quilter.  Many of my family members are quilters, so I thought I'd get ahead and make a holiday card.

I took a 6 x 6" card and die cut an aperture using Nestabilities labels 22.  I stamped Lavender onto the cut out piece and coloured her with copics.  I use My minds eye papers from Jolly Holly collection to paper piece, and to add a background.  I like these papers they have a real touch of nostalgia.

I buffed tea dye distress ink around the aperture, and the edge of the cut out.  Looking back I wish I had used a different colour.  Never mind eh.
The sentiment is by Whimsy stamps, the ribbon, and thimble charm were from my craft cupboard.

Hope you like it.