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Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Challenges !!!

Hi Crafty Bloggers

Hope your week is going well ! There has been lots of lovely sunshine today and it is hot ! I have had a super weekend ! I got a wonderful new job as a Security Manager  . Also  I am in still in shock as my teenage daughter voluntarily gutted her room  all by herself !! lol.

Anyway to my crafty creation .................


I have chosen my favourite colours for her this week. I added some pink perfect pearls to make her clothes dotty and shimmery ! I love her shoes .


I have cut these beautiful lace flowers and added perfect pearls to the centre and spots of stardust stickles ! I have sewn all the panels and two strips of gorgeous double satin ribbon. I cut this butterfly in different sizes and used my glossy accents to attach them.


I made this lovely sentiment with a LOTV stamp and a digi element which I painted with pink perfect pearls for more shimmer. I cut more lace for the border and added lots of half pearls and this beautiful rhinestone heart charm !

Recipe -
Cardstock - Coredinations Broken China , Creative Craft gingham and dots. Raspberry Road let's Eat Cake Elements printed onto smooth 300gsm white craft card.
Stamps - Magnolia Over The Rainbow Collection stamp,  LOTV sentiment, mommento black ink onto 300gsm white smooth craft card
Medium - Prismacolor pencils blended with sansodor
Tools - Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug, Spellbinders circles, Guillotine, Scorpal.
Embellishments - Heart Charm from Make It Crafty. Berisford double satin ribbon lace flower ribbon and white lace from Remanant Kings . Half pearls from |Bling at local art shop.Stardust stickles .

I would like to enter my creation into the following wonderful challenges

TOMIC No 4 - Shimmer & Pearls 


Just Magnolia - 112 Butterfly Theme
 Hi to my new followers !!!!
Bye For Now
Kitty :0) xxxxx

Monday, 20 June 2011

Shabbychic !!

Hi  Crafty Bloggers it's me again with another post this week !! I have been having fun crafting today.

I have gone all shabby chic today with my inspiration from this stunning digi image from Teddybo.com from FairyD's store . I have added some colour to this  perfect pencil drawing. It's great to help with shading as you can colour over the already shaded areas !! There is also a gorgeous image of a scent bottle. I think I might have to get creative with that one too !!.


I have painted these chipboard elements with white crackle paint and distressed them around the edges with peeled paint distress ink. I added a touch of flowersoft too. I had a curly rose from WOC which I took apart and added some more flowersoft and a wee pearl for a different effect.

I used some floss to tie this wee chipboard tag to the bag. I figured it would be worth a million pounds lol, well best friends and gorgeous bags are !!! The little poem and price are computer generated on my pc and printed.


I used lots of seam binding which I have twisted and also made this little bow.


I also painted the large curly roses with a dab of crackle paint and added stickles .
I would like to enter my creation into these two wonderful challenges

The Shabby Tea Room - Week 67 classic patterns - I have chosen pink green and white and used polka dots and gingham papers.
&
Wild Orchid Challenge - Challenge 26 - Shabby Chic Friendship - Lots of shabby stuff  and friendship verses.

Recipe -
Image - Fairy D's Store at Teddybo.com image no Fairy TB WED 006 printed onto 200gsn smooth white craft card . I re sized the image to make it a bit smaller.
Cardstock - Bazzill Basics , Doodlebug floral embossed. Craft creations polka dot and gingham papers.
Mediums - Prismacolor pencils blended with sansodor and distress inks.
Tools - Cuttlebug , Spellbinders grand labels.
Embellishments - Chipboard elements , flowersoft. White Crackle paint. Curly roses from Wild orchid Crafts. Seam binding. Bling Pearls.Floss & stardust stickles.


I had mentioned my daughter's prom and a few of you asked for a picture so here is my angel. She is the the tall one with the long brown hair . I was so proud of her she had an amazing time. ( She had a kiss ooohhh with her chaperon !) Can you believe she is only 16 !! They grow up so fast !!
Hope you are having a great start to the week !
Bye For Now
 Kitty :) xx

Sunday, 19 June 2011

Teddybo Challenge - Bling It On !!!

Hi Crafters / Bloggers / Teddy Fans !!

If you have not visited this site you must do ! I laughed so much this morning at the posts . The current challenge is Bling it on !! you can find it here teddybo challenge blog.
Last week I broke our laptop ( hubby was not pleased lol). I was lost and spent forever trying to upload pictures to my blog from my mobile !! I gave up lol . I emailed Teddybo and they put my entry on ! for me. I had a few extra days off this week which was so lovely and I got crafting !!.


This is Teddybea 095.


I had so much fun putting on sugar glitter and lots of stickles to her dress. I have added lots of bling diamantes and I painted the flower die with perfect pearls.


I made this braid with chalk white seam binding which I did a pleat with three strands and tied two strands at the end to secure it. I think it would be cool too with different colours pleated !!.



I have decorated the inside too and made a wee tag with a mini teddybo on it ( How cute is she !!). Love how you can re size these images .

Recipe :-
Card stock - Bazzill Basics . Bo Bunny Jasmine Dew Drops.
Medium - Prismacolor pencils blended with sansodor for Teddybea 095 printed on 200gsm smooth white craft card.
Tools - Guillotine, Martha Stewart deep edged doily punch . Magnolia Doo hickey     flower  die. Cuttlebug. Glossy accents & 6mm double sided tape.
Embellishments - Bling diamantes , Berisford Double satin ribbon .Chipboard elements.Pink Perfect Pearls. Stardust stickles. Birthday woodware stamp. LOTV birthday girl sentiment stamp with versafine black ink. Large  Flower diamante - Costume Jewellery. Chalk white Seam binding.

I have another creation so grab another few choccy biscuits !! lol

I made this just for fun ! I love making boxes and found this tutorial was so easy to follow . Why not have a go !

http://www.fabulouslyartsy.com/2009/05/card-box-tutorial.html.

I used FairyD TB 013 available at Teddybo.com  .






I think I might pop in a wee sewing kit for my wonderful mother in law !!.

Recipie -
Cardstock - Bazzill Bling purple/blues 4 pack Dovecraft papers  FairyD TB 013 printed on 200gsm  white smooth craftcard .
Medium - prsismacolor pencils blended with sansador.
Tools - Scorpal , Guilotine . Sewing machine.
 Embellishments- Word generated sentiment. Stardust stickles & sugar glitter. Perfect pearls, Coloured Thread. Peach Button. Pearl Brads. Chipboard elements. Crochet lace Flower. Lace Ribbon.

Thank you for visiting !! Lots of Crafty Love
Kitty :) xxx


Friday, 10 June 2011

Strawberry Tilda

Hi Crafters/Bloggers

Well it is bright and sunny here today which makes a nice change from all this rain we have had !! Well sad news for us this week my beautiful cat Ari was found dead in a garden :o(. We were devastated the poor wee soul can't stop thinking about him. We hope he is in cat heaven playing with scrunched up lottery tickets ( that was his favourite to play with ).

I have managed to get in another crafty creation this week ! How exciting is Blogland at the moment with the new TOMIC blog and all the new gorgeous products out from WOC and Teddybo not to mention the new LOTV stamps out soon. Just what a girl needs to cheer herself up !.

I have chosen Strawberry Tilda for this creation. So much fun to colour. Had to choose red and green !!

I made my first little scene cutting the images and placing them on this delicious strawberry paper !!


I have added this distressed Magnolia Doo Hickey flowers with bright green brad and a gorgeous head bin with glass beads on it with the checked bow to finish .

I have put a pc generated sentiment inside " I will bring the chocolate " because there is nothing better than strawberries dipped in chocolate !! Yummy :o). I have added this lovely strawberry stamp and Magnolia tag which  I printed on The Birthday definition sentimentt. This card is lovely and bright full of Birthday wishes.
Recipe  :

Cardstock - Craft card blank, Digi papers.
Medium - prismacolor pencils blended with sansodor . Distress inks
Tools - Cuttlebug, Spellbinders circles,Sewing machine, Guilotine .
Embellishments- Magnolia Doo hickey Dies. Brads , headpin , checked ribbon,half pearls from ebay. LOTV sentiment & Pc generated sentiment. Stickles platinum & Stardust.
I would like to enter my craetion into the following wonderful challenges!!

TOMIC - GRAND OPENING CHALLENGE 1 - HAPPY BIRTHDAY PAULINE

SIMON SAYS STAMP CHALLENGE - LET'S GET FRUITY

PAPERTAKE WEEKLY - ANYTHING GOES

MAGNOLIA MANIA -  CHALLENGE 11 - FLORAL( SAYS FLORET ?)

SPOONFUL OF SUGAR - CHALLENGE 155 -HERE COMES SUMMER

HERE'S TO A GREAT WEEKEND FOR US ALL!! Hi to my new followers too.

Bye For Now Kitty xxx :0)

Monday, 6 June 2011

Rainbow & Challenges !!!

Hi Crafters/Bloggers

Well it has been a pretty hard week. My beautiful cat Ari has been missing for 4 days so I am a wee bit sad and heart broken. I am so grateful to my local community, to the kids who have been ducking under fences and looking in sheds for me and to the local shop for putting a poster in the their front window !! I am so blessed where I live the people are fantastic. He is so unique and so beautiful I think he has been borrowed / taken. So please keep all your fingers and toes crossed for me. ! It's amazing how these wee furry suckers can have an impact on your life . I have been lost all week at work . Sorry to be sad but it is really getting to me !!

Okay let me tell you about my crafty adventure this week. I have won some stamps from the Bronshop, I guessed correctly that WOC are now going to supply to Australia how cool is that !! . I made a topper ( for now ) with " wonderful Tilda " from the new gorgeous " Rainbow Collection" with an older stamp  - teacup , for her too sit on !


How much fun were these lovely locks to colour !! This reminds me of when I lived in Surrey, England and we used to go to a posh beautiful tearoom for cucumber sandwiches and scones with cream and jam, yummy, and we would hold our wee pinkies up in the air lol when we were sipping our tea from the china cups !!


I have added purple and lashings of white lace, beautiful Calla lilies and white roses, not to mention loads of stardust stickles !!.

I have added a Magnolia Doo Hickey Tag with more lilies and this chalk white seam binding.  I put on a garnet in the centre of the bow ! ( my fella collects gemstones and I get the ones he does not like !!!) I would like to enter my creation into the following challenges :-

Spoonful of sugar -  Challenge 154 -Flower Power - The lilies & Roses
Papertake Weekly - Sketch 56 - I followed their super sketch .
Cute Card Thursday - Challenge 167 - Embellish it ! - Flowers, Lace ,garnet , seam binding bow, stickles & Tag.
Just Magnolia Hanglar & Stanglar Challenge - Week 110 Special Monthly Challenge - Anything Goes & Option of Lace - Purple & white lace Ribbon

Recipe -
Card stock - Raspberry Road .
Tools - Guillotine , Scorpal , Cuttlebug & Magnolia Doo Hickey Tag Die
Medium - Prismacolor Pencils & Sansodor , Distress Inks
Embellishments - Calla Lilies, Chalk White Seam Binding, Chipboard corners  & White Lace from Ebay. White roses from WOC. Purple lace from LLB . Stardust Stickles, Garnet gemstone & Button from stash.

Thank you for visiting and I look forward to your wonderful comments and support.
Kitty :o) xxxx