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Tuesday, 30 August 2011

LOTV challenge - A Thankyou

Hi crafty bloggers

I have made a pretty card using this gorgeous LOTV stamp and sentiment . I have made this for A Thank you challenge for LOTV no 109.


she was so much fun to colour . I used craft card for the base and layered with Dovecraft papers and this gorgeous Doily die where I distressed the edge. This tag was made from a chipboard piece and I twisted tiny little ribbons tied with thread.




 I made these flowers by cutting strips of material where I have frayed the edges and tacked and sewed . I also love using lace too for this effect with a pebble glued to the centre.



Had to make more lol !



And on the inside I put a beautiful opal in the centre  :D



Here is the inside with the friendship recipe  stamp and brown button with twine bow.






I am in a wee rush to get to work so no recipe today I am a naughty crafter lol
 Hope you are all having a great crafty week . Hope to catch up on my favourite blogs later too. Bye  Kitty :D xxxx





















Sunday, 28 August 2011

Recycling !! for TOMIC

Hello Crafty Bloggers

I have been having fun recycling this week . I used a Brita Filter Box which we buy for our water box in our fridge.


I have picked 2 of my favourite Magnolia stamps and decided to make this a box for storing all my precious Magnolia stamps. I have used white crackle paint and my new patterned papers from Teddybo ! They are so pretty !





I have made so many pretty layers with my Martha Stewart deep edged punch , flowersoft and sheer organza ribbon.



I have added all my favourite embellishments to my box ,glimmer misted roses,Magnolia doo hickey flowers, lace and charm. I coloured her with prismacolor pencils I love the pink and grey combination. 



It looks great with my stamps in it ! I had to put another gorgeous Tilda in the inside too lol.

This is the side love this raspberry colour . Just a quick post sorry no recepie today as it's my birthday and I am off out to my wonderful mums! I am one away from the big 40 . I am thoroughly enjoying my thirties so I will treasure the last one. Thanks for visiting and your comments make me so happy !Bye for  now
Kitty :D xxxx
PS I missed the challenge by 3 mins as our signal went down most of the day Aaargh !!! Lol .  




Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Just for fun :D

Hi crafty bloggers . .

How are we all ? .  I had fun on my day off playing with Teddybo. I could not believe my eyes when I saw Teddybea as a scientist ! My daughter is going to be one hopefully it's her dream. So I made her a wallhanging for her room.
I have used lots of scraps from some of my left over favourite papers and lots of seam binding. I made scientist Bea quite funky with her purple lab coat and pink clipboard. My daughter is always wearing black jeans too lol.


 The other side I have put her initials on with diamantes and a wee pocket to keep secret formulas in lol.

Recipe  -

Teddybea scientist available at Teddybo.com printed onto smooth white craft card and resized with word.
Mediums - Prismacolor pencils blended with sansodor. Distress inks & perfect pearls powder for glimmer mist.
Card stock - Bazzil dots , Bo Bunny Jazmyne, Magnolia roses.
Tools - Cuttlebug, shim, Tim Holtz , Magnolia Dies. Whimsy ticket.
Embellishments - White Twine , Seam binding,pearl brad , small wooden peg , roses all from eBay. Stickles stardust.
I have  one more crafty creation my first Christmas card featuring Teddybo & Rudolph how cute and mischevious does this pair look !

I made tiny little cards I even matted them and stitched them how cute !



I had great fun using flowersoft on the large snowflake.  Here is the finished card ...




Recipe - Teddybo & Rudolph from Teddybo.com printed  onto 200gsm white smooth craft card and resized in word.
Medium - prismacolor pencils, fire brick  distress ink.
card stock -coredinations  white , Rasperry Road Candy Cane digi papers .
Tools- cuttlebug , spellbinders circles. Brother sewing machine .
Eellishments - Pom pom ribbon from Remnant Kings. Flowersoft polar white snowflake charm berries red ribbon, stickles stardust and sentiment stamp all from eBay .

This is the first time I have made a post using my phone hope it looks okay lol.  Hope you are all having a lovely  crafty week. Bye For now
Kitty xxxx



Friday, 19 August 2011

Foto Friday

Hi Crafty bloggers

I thought I would try most weeks to join in Foto Friday with Lori Boyd. It's the perfect opportunity to snap a picture from my wee world and share it with you all. My first photo has to be the best pet in the whole world. Introducing Mr Kiefe . It is a Norwegian name as he is a Norwegian Forrest cat . My mum keeps calling him Keith lol my fella hates when she does that !!



I think he is more like Lord Kiefe and our house is a 5 star hotel as he is in and out all day ! Loves cuddles under the duvet and hiding on top of the fridge freezer. He meows when our dog walks past him as if to say " Eeeeeew Canine ! " lol, all the kids love him and knock our door to see if he is coming out to play !  He is just like a big cuddly teddy bear. Love him too bits !!

Hope your all having a great start to the weekend !

Crafty Hugs Kitty & Mr (Lord) Kiefe xx



Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Monochromatictastic !!

Good morning Crafty Bloggers

I researched monochromatic and wow lots of different definitions, really interesting. I have chosen greys, cream and white for my crafty creation. I really enjoyed this challenge as I have so many greys in my prismacolor collection. It reminded me of sketch drawing ! I have chosen my all time favourite Magnolia stamp. " Tilda blowing bubbles" . I think she is timeless ! I have added stardust stickles to the edges of her wings !


Picture complete with crumb oops lol ! I added some glossy accents to the bigger bubbles too.


I made this flower with feathers , lace and a large cubic zirconia. I have also added these beautiful glass gems hanging from two tiny tabs of lace .


I have added this crisp double satin bow with black rose against the fringing and and topped with white pom pom and pearl and antique jewel baubles.



I made another super flower with black seam binding which I frayed, the textures are so lovely when sewn together and a cream rose for the centre. I made my own DPapers by firstly adding squares of white crackle paint to the first layer and then the next with with impressabilities die and script folder which I edged with distressing ink black soot !. I have added half pearls for more luxury lol !


I really enjoyed making this and I am pleased with my first attempt at monochromatic ! I would like to enter this into the TOMIC - challenge 11 - Monochromatic.

Recipe - Tilda Blowing bubbles stamped onto 200 gsm smooth white craft card with momento black ink. Coloured with Prismacolor pencils and distress ink Black soot for distressing.
Card stock - Coredinations white .
Tools - Scorpal, Brother sewing machine, Cuttlebug and Shim with Spellbinders impressabilities , Cuttlebug Script Folder, Spellbinders classic circles.
Embellishments - Paper riverie gems and Half pearls from Hobbycraft , white double satin ribbon lace, pom pom and feather from Remnant Kings. Roses from Ebay . Fringe and classic baubles from own stash .

Hope your week is going great ! Hi to my new followers and thank you so much for visiting ! 
Bye For Now
Kitty ;0) xxx


Monday, 15 August 2011

Teddybo Challenge -16 - Love Is In The Air

Hi Crafty Bloggers

How are we all ? I have just had my two lovely days off and I spent most of the day crafting today ! and getting organised for the fussy teenager to return to school on Wednesday ! . She even tidied her room again without me asking her too, that's twice this year !! lol Well onto this fortnights challenge at the Teddybo challenge ! Love is in the air ! Cool challenge as these two sweeties are definately in lurrvee !



This is image Teddybo001_2  . I picked this sweet quote online it is just so lovely ........

" But to see her was to love her, Love but her, and love forever " .
 This ribbon from the sewing shop is just so pretty I wonder if they have any other colours ? lol. I had to sew it on as it is really springy !



I am really enjoying making my own flowers at the moment !I also tried the sky effect with distress inks .
I must dash and get to bed !! Oh I have installed new internet explorer which blogger does not seem to like so if anyone else is having problems, I am using firefox toolbar and this seems to be helping !

Hi to my new followers I am so thrilled you wish to follow me !
 Recipie ;- 
Teddybo & Co - Teddybo _001 (2) printed onto 200gsm white smooth craft card resized with word.
Medium - Prismacolor pencils blended with sansodor . Distress ink.
Tools - Brother Sewing Machine . scorpal , Guillotine.
Embellishments - Checked ruffle ribbon and twine from Remnant Kings. Butterfly charm from Hobbycraft. Blue ribbon and buttons from my mother in laws stash lol.  Polar White Flowersoft and glossy accents from Ebay. 

Bye For Now Thanks for visiting I love reading your comments ! P.S I have lost my stickles !!! and can you tell the spell checker is not working tonight !! lol
Kitty ;0) xxxx

Monday, 8 August 2011

Rosetastic !!!

Hi

How is everyone today ? Hope your week is going well ! There are so many cool challenges to enter it's hard to choose !! I have decided to ink up this wee sweetie from LOTV.  The challenge 108 -  this week is roses !! I have so many peach roses I don't know what do with them, I won them in a WOC blog hop ! If anyone would like some please  let me know and I can post them out to you. When there gone they are gone.  I have put loads on my card lol !!!


I enjoyed colouring her but struggled with the puppy !! I should have done her brown and white !! or black and white ! I love coming up with wee things to make it different ! I found these little fastening hooks in a button pack and thought I would hang my image from them. I also added this gorgeous button from Hobbycraft !



I have this gorgeous wide organza ribbon which I wrapped it around the card and I twisted it at the side ! I added a lovely little jewel from making memories and this gorgeous hat pin which I put some beads on !


I would like to also enter the fantastic Papertake weekly Challenge - Anything Goes with optional extra metal - my wee hooks !



I decorated the inside too ! I love these rosy papers so so pretty.

Recipe -
LOTV Emma Pot Plant coloured with prismacolor pencils blended with sansador with  spots of stardust stickles and tiny half pearls from Hobbycraft. Whimsy ticket for sentiment. Distress inks 
Cardstock - RaspberryRoad Oh so shabby digi papers printed onto 200gsm smooth white craft card.
Tools - Cuttlebug, Spellbinder standard circles and small tag die . Scorpal and Guillotine. Brother Sewing Machine.
Embellishments - Organza ribbon, hooks, blue ribbons and threads  from my stash. Half flat backed perals  , Prima lace,  Making memories Paper riverie gem and large button from Hobbycraft.

I should be really doing housework but hey I am a rebel so I am going to make a Christmas Teddybo creation !!
Crafty Hugs 

Kitty ;0)   xxxxx


Thursday, 4 August 2011

Teddybo Challenge 15 - Alter Something !!

Hi Crafty Bloggers


 Oh my, my week off has just flown in !!! Back on Saturday ;0( .  It has been great to craft more ! I could craft everyday. I was banned last night by my fella  though lol,  I was a complete rogue and did some colouring in he he he. We watched Avatar was so great loved it !. My daughter got her exam results this morning. Scary time ! she did so well but was disappointed in one which may determine her entry to university next year . So she has a back up plan that if she does not get into Glasgow she will go to Dundee. We would love to move further North so we said we would move there if it happens !!. Now enough of my woes and onto my passion !!! My daughter bought an A5 Filofax so she can be more organised this coming school year so I thought I would alter the index cards for her !. Her favourite colour is purple . She picked Teddybea_065.  His name is " Jolly the G_____Jiraffe " lol. She loves them as she is so tall and that was her nickname at school lol. She has giraffes everywhere in her room !!! So here he is .....




How cute  is he !! Great fun to colour ! I used a tiny bit of twine on his tail lol ! and a touch of orange sugar glitter on his funky hair !!  I suppose this is like a scrap booking project really. She picked a vintage style papers and some old maps !! I could not put too many embellishments on there so it would close properly. That was really hard for me lol ! I usually have flowers everywhere !



I have added chipboard , lace and die cuts .
When I ordered this image Teddybo sent me a wee present another Giraffe image to be released next week ! Don't you just love surprises ! This image is soooooooooooo cute !!


It's Teddybo & Jolly what do you think they are peeking at ? lol . This time I added a little polar white flowesoft to her pom poms to try it out as ordered it for Christmas cards. So I made another file page for her , just had too !!



I was watching create and craft TV this morning and they put some glue on a stem/wire and then coated the stem in flowersoft so I had a go great idea !! I also made the cute wee tag and added a gorgeous tree charm ! I figure these will motivate her to study hard so she can become a physicist and travel the world and maybe see a real Giraffe one day !!

Recipe -

Teddybobea image_065 & Teddybobea image _067printed onto 200gsmsmooth white craft card.
Mediums - Prismacolor pencils blended with sansodor . Distress inks. C
Card stock - Raspberry Road Victorian Bliss Digi Papers. Old Maps Digi's  from Etsy.
Embellishments - Lace from Remnant Kings , Seam binding, flowersoft, charm, seam binding, die cuts, Tim Holtz ticket, Chipboard Elements from Ebay. Stardust Stickles.
Tools - Scorpal,Guillotine.

I am off to find my Christmas craft box and see what's in there !! Bye For Now

Kitty ;0)  xxxxx


Wednesday, 3 August 2011

TOMIC - Challenge 9 - Round Card

Hi Crafty Bloggers

How are you all today !! I am having a lovely week off work and the sun is shining !! I was so shocked to see I was in the top 5 of last weeks challenge at TOMIC !  I was catching up on my favourite blogs and |I saw my card on there.  I jumped up off the couch and did a dance with my arms in the air and was shouting " Yipee I am in the Magnolia Top 5" , my fella , the dog and my daughter looked at me as if I was mad lol .....he he he . Nothing like this to motivate the crafty senses ! I picked scarecrow Tilda this week for my crafty creation for challenge No 9 - Round Card


I loved colouring this one especial the hat and I love the wee bits of straw that stick out ! I chose a circle scalloped card from HunkyDory. I also cut the papers in circles !


I have added lots of tiny roses , a MagnoliaDoo Hickey flower and lots of gorgeous lace ! I bundled some wide organza ribbon  and tied it with a blue satin ribbon and added  two large roses.I have decorated the inside with a Magnolia Doo Hickey Tag.



Recipe 

Cardstock - Hunydory 8x8 scalloped cards.MME Gertie & Bazzill Dots.
Tools Cuttlebug Spellbinders standard circles die. Magnolia Doo Hickey Dies.
Medium - Prismacolor pencils blended with sansodor. Distress inks.
Embellishments - WOC Roses . Lace flowers, Lace , Bling diamantes ,Organza and double satin ribbon from Remnant Kings. Half pearl and flower from Prima . Stardust Stickles.

Well that's me for now I am off to colour Teddybo images have you seen the Giraffe AWWW so cute just had to buy it lol !! Hope you are all having a sunny crafty week . 

Kitty ;0) xxxxxx



Monday, 1 August 2011

Daisy Chain !!

Hi Crafty Bloggers

Wow had the most wonderful weekend ! We stayed in a 5 star hotel in Glasgow where we got pampered and spoiled by our friend. Then we did nothing on Saturday and yesterday we went to my mother in laws for just the best homemade dinner ever. She gave me lots of ribbons and buttons too from her wee stash ! I am off  work untll Friday so in between fixing up our wee house I get to craft yippeee  !!

 I picked this stamp Daisy Chain from LOTV to colour !

 
I have used the sketch by Domi and my papers to get inspiration for this crafty creation !


I loved making these flowers with lace and ribbon which I have added brads and buttons to the centres.



 I love how bright the card is with the papers and ribbon. Though I feel my colouring is not bright enough. It's amazing how much you learn along the way !!



I have decorated the inside too to match the front !

I would like to enter these into the following super challenges ;-

LOTV Challenge 107 - Sketch by Domi
Allsorts Challenge Blog - Week 114 - Last week of free & easy in July

Recipe-
Image - Daisy Chain from LOTV
Card stock MME Gertie & Bazzill Basics
Tools - Brother sewing Machine 
Mediums - Prismacolor Pencils , Sansodor & Distress Inks 
Embellishments - Dotty satin Ribbon Lace , Butterfly button from Remnant Kings. Buttons and yellow ribbon from my mother in law's stash lol. Other buttons & flatback pearls from Hobbycraft. Chipboard pieces and brads from Ebay .

Thank you so much for visiting , Hope you are all having a great week ! I am off to practise my colouring !! Hi to my new followers too !!!
Bye For Now Kitty ;0) xxxx