Sunday, 23 March 2014

LOTV Pom Pom

                                                       Hello & good afternoon to you all.
                    I would especially like to say a big hello & welcome to my newest followers
                                           Jana, Gail & Juanita, I hope you all enjoy my future posts.

My Husband & Daughter have just been out shopping & came back with this lovely bunch of lilies to cheer me up.

I made this card on Thursday but have not been able to post it before now as I have not been feeling too well.

                             I have made this card with LOTV stamp Pom Pom & sentiment tag.

I have coloured image with my Copics & added shabby white Frant-age.

                         I have added Adirondack pearl acrylic paint to the flowers & leaves.

Papers are Papermania Rose Garden & inside LOTV Bonnets & bowties,
Dies used are Spellbinders Scallop Circles & Circle,
Lace, ribbon & heart charm are from craft shops in Guernsey,
Flowers & Pearl pin are from The Hobby House.
I have added silver heart & shaped pearl beads.
 I am entering into these challenges... Crafty Bingo I went for the full house.

                                                Many Thanks For Looking Today.
                                                                Hugs Karen x

Saturday, 15 March 2014

Magnolia Tilda With Flower In Her Hair...

Happy Easter Card...        

                      Good morning everyone hope you are all having a good weekend so far.
                                        Here is the second card I made yesterday.
                            This is a short post as we are off to the hairdressers shortly.

I have made this card with Tilda with Flower In Her Hair from the Hoppy Easter 2010 collection.
I have coloured with Copics.
Checked papers are LOTV Bonnets & Bowties 8 x 8 paper pad.
Polka dot paper is Papermania.

                                                                  Dies used are
                                                         Spellbinders Opulent Ovals.
                                                           Cheery Lynn Doily.
                                                     Joy Crafts Vintage Flourish Leaf.
                                                         Flowers & Stamens are WOC.
                                                     Lace from craft shop in Guernsey.
                                                     String of Pearls The Hobby House.
                                                           Pink Netting from LOTV.

I am entering into these challenge...

                                                Many Thanks For Your Lovely Comments.
                                                                    Hugs Karen x

Friday, 14 March 2014

Magnolia Tilda With Daisy...

Happy Birthday...

            Hello & good evening family, friends & followers. I hope you have all had a lovely day.
                                                       I have made this Birthday card today.


I have used Tilda With Daisy from the Sweet Crazy Love Collection. Stamped with Memento rich cocoa ink.
I have coloured with Copics & finished with shabby white Fran-tage.

                  Pink papers are Papermania Rose Garden & Floral paper are Wild Rose Studio.
                                   Flowers Cherry Blossoms & Sweetheart Blossoms are WOC.
                                                             Daisy's are from my stash.
                                       Pearl beaded ribbon & pink pearls The Hobby House.
                                                     Lace from craft shop in Guernsey.

I am entering into these challenges...

                                                   Thanks For Looking Today.
                                                           Hugs Karen x

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Blue Bird....

                                           Hello good evening & a big warm welcome.
  I hope you have all enjoyed the wonderful sunny weather we've had here in the uk today.
I spent a little bit of time in my craft room today as I was waiting for a delivery of beautiful flowers from WOC so I could finish my card.
 The bird & cage are a stamp set from Papermania. 
I stamped the image with Memento rich cocoa onto white card & coloured it with E50 copic pen.  Finished with Shabby Blue Fran-tage.
I have stamped the Blue Bird separately & coloured with BOOOO & BOOO.

I have used
Spellbinders Opulent Ovals,
I have made the floral flowers with Spellbinders Rose Creations die.
Martha Stewart punch around the page.
Large bird cage die (not sure of company) its my mums.
Vintage Flourishes Leaf die Joy Crafts,
 The large cream flowers are from The Range.
The cream heart doily, blue 20mm roses & sweetheart blossoms are all from WOC. 
 I have decorated a Tim Holtz bronze pin with pearls & crowns.
Best Wishes stamped & die cut & embossed with Spellbinders Lacey Circles die.
Lace, stamens & flat backed pearls from craft shops in Guernsey.
 Paper company unknown.
I am entering in these challenges...
Lace Flowers & pearls
Many Thanks For Looking Today.
Hugs Karen x

Friday, 7 March 2014

Mum With Love...

Good morning to you all.
I hope you are all well despite the heavy rain this morning. Hopefully it will brighten later.
I have finally got a watermark for my cards thanks to the blog tips by Jenny Hodge.
 If help is needed Jenny has some really useful tips.
 I made this card yesterday for a friends Mum's birthday. A little different to my usual girlie style. I enjoyed how quick & easy it was with no colouring needed.

I used
 6 x 6 Craftwork card,
K & Co double sided paper's,
Spellbinders Floral Ovals die.
Green square Martha Stewart Punch around the page,
Kraft card heart die ( not sure of company), 
Roses are The Hobby House,
Cherry Blossoms WOC,
Lace craft shop in Guernsey,
Pearl hearts The Range,
Paper doily, ribbon & stamen's from my craft stash.
Mum, Faux stitching & with love stamps,
Liquid pearls.
I am entering into these challenges...
I have used Lace, Ribbon, Flowers & Pearls.
Many Thanks For Looking Today.
Hugs Karen x

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Magnolia Princess Tilda

                                         Hi & good afternoon all my family, friends & followers.
                                               I hope you are all keeping well & happily crafting.

  I started making this card yesterday but had to leave off to go for an x ray app at the dentist. I have a late wisdom tooth coming through. I was advised that it will need to be removed at the hospital. So I am now on the waiting list. Not sure if I have any more wisdom Ha Ha.

                                                         I have made this card with
                                                       Magnolia Princess Tilda stamp
                                                 from Magnolia Fairytale 2010 collection.

I have stamped this image with Memento rich cocoa ink for a softer look & coloured with my Copic's.

                                                                  I have used
                                                         Spellbinders Floral Ovals,
                                                       Magnolia Doo Hickey Heart,
                                                     Flourishes (not sure of company),
                                                              Doily & Flowers WOC,
                                                 Pearl's Sugar & Spice The Hobby House,
                                                      Glitter, Liquid Pearl's, Fran-tage,
                                                     Ribbon & Lace from my craft stash.

I am entering this card in these challenges... 
I went for the full house

                                                                 Thank You For Looking Today.
                                                           I Do Appreciate Your Lovely Comments.
                                                                             Hugs Karen x