Monday, 28 April 2014

Magnolia Kneeling Tilda

                                 Hello & good morning all Family Friends & Followers,

                 I hope you are all well & enjoyed the weekend despite the weather.

I would like to say hello & a very big welcome to my newest follower Lotte, I hope you enjoy my future posts.

When I made this card last week the sun was shining & it inspired me to make this bright & colourful spring/summer colour combo with Lady Bug & Butterflies

                              I have hand stamped both images & coloured with Copics.

I have made this card using
6 x 6 Craftwork Scalloped Card LOTV,
Kneeling Tilda Sweet Rainbow 2011,
Stone path Butterfly Dreams 2011,
Dies used
Doo Hickey Lovely Fence,
X Cut Scalloped Square,
Spellbinders Small Scalloped Circle,
Sentiment is LOTV,
Papers from Stash,
Flowers are 
Large Beige Rose The Hobby House,
White & Green Sweetheart Blossoms & Red Roses are WOC,
Tilda small Green Pom Pom Ribbon Panduro,
Paper Doily & White Gauze.
                                                                                                                                                                  I am entering this card into these challenges...                       
Many Thanks For Looking In Today.
Hugs Karen x

Sunday, 27 April 2014

LOTV Chocolate Box

                                                       Hello everybody,
         I hope you all had a lovely Easter weekend & did not eat too many Choccy Eggs.

I would like to send Get Well Wishes to my follower & friend Debra & hope you will be back to crafting soon.

     Sorry I have not been around for comments or posting, I just don't know where this last couple of weeks have gone. My children went back to school on Tuesday, so I made two cards in between catching up on house work & various other things but have missed out on entering into a couple of challenges as family life just gets in the way sometimes.

Any how with thoughts of all the lovely Choccies in mind I have made this card for the Live & Love Chocolate Challenge.


 I have hand stamped & coloured this image with Copics & finished with Shabby Rose Fran-tage.

I have used a mix of papers to finish up some scraps. 

                                                         I have made this card using,
                                           8 x 8 Craft UK limited Scalloped card The Range,
                                                         Chocolate Box stamp LOTV,
                                                                    Dies used are
                                                        Spellbinders Scallop Circle,
                                                           Tim Holtz Butterflies,
                                                                    Papers used are
                                    Brown spot background is Papermania Regency  Paper Pad,
                                   Beige top layer is LOTV  & Nitwits Country Lady Paper Pad,
                                 Purple centre layer is Wild Rose Studio Vintage Rose Paper Pad,
                                                                    Flowers are
                                                 Large Purple Flowers are from The Range,
                                                  Beige Roses are from The Hobby House,
                                 Cream Cherry Blossoms & Lilac Vintage Roses are from WOC,
                                                                   Embellishments are
                                Lilac Stamens & Shabby Rose Fran-tage are Live & Love Crafts,
                                       Ribbon Pearls & Pretty Cream Lace are all from Guernsey
                                      Pretty Resin Butterflies have been kindly made by my Mum,
                                                                (I have added Fran-tage).

I am entering into these challenges...

                                Many Thanks for Looking Today & For Your Lovely Comments.
                                                                          Hugs Karen x

Saturday, 5 April 2014

Happy Easter Card...

Good afternoon to you all.
 I hope you are having a nice weekend so far.
Here is the second card that I made yesterday.
It started out as a very C & S card, then I added the flowers today. 
     I have heat embossed the HAPPY EASTER stamp with Kettle Copper powder & finished with Shabby White Fran-tage.

 I have stamped Faux stitching in Memento Rich Cocoa ink around the bottom layer.    

                       I have used                          
  7 x 7 Craft Uk Limited card Sir Stampalot.
HAPPY EASTER stamp Papermania.
Kettle Copper Embossing Powder Personal Impressions.
Hearts Die.(not sure).
Catalina Floral Memory Box Die.
Cuttlebug Embossing folder.
White Mesh Netting Wedding section John Lewis Southampton.
Flowers Wild Orchid Crafts.
Ribbon & Stamens from Guernsey.
Gems from my craft stash.
I am entering this card in these challenges...
Many Thanks For Looking Today & Your Lovely Comments.
Hugs Karen x


Friday, 4 April 2014

Pretty In Pink...

Hello & good evening to you all.
 I hope you've all had a pleasant day. 
We have been quite busy as it was Jessica's 12th Birthday yesterday. Although I didn't need to make her a card as she loves One Direction. She is having some friends over on Saturday afternoon for a Just Dance girly time, take-away tea & 1D birthday cake.  Think I might retreat to my craft room.

I have made two clean & simple cards today. This one is to enter at The Shabby Tearoom. This pretty picture is their inspiration for the Pretty In Pink challenge.  I will post my second ( Easter) card tomorrow.

            The pink rose was made with Martha Stewart molding clay kindly by my mum.

I have used a
 6 x 6 Craft uk card.
Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Embossing Folder.
Catalina Floral Die Memory Box.
Pearl String on Lace The Market Gallery Southampton.
White Mesh Netting Wedding section John Lewis Southampton.
Green Ribbon from Guernsey.
I so need to buy some Shabby seam Binding.

Many Thanks for Looking Today & For Your Lovely Comments.
Hugs Karen x

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Magnolia Tilda with Comfort Blanket

Hi & good afternoon to all my family, friends & followers.
 I hope you are all keeping well.
I would like to say a very warm welcome to Debbie my newest follower. I hope you continue to enjoy my future posts.
 I was waiting impatiently for the postie to arrive this morning with a new die I had ordered. So I could cut the shape at the bottom of my card.
               The stamp I have used is from the Magnolia Princes & Princesses 2012 collection.

                      I have used Memento rich cocoa ink & coloured image with Copics.

                 I forgot the Fran-tage in my haste so have used Liquid Pearls around my image instead.

Dies used are
 Tim Holtz On the Edge Brackets. (love this new die) Dies To Die For.
Xcut  Scalloped Circle for the image.
Spellbinders Scalloped Circle for Tag.
Sentiment stamp LOTV.
Flowers all WOC.
Doily John Lewis.
Lace Fabric Land Southampton.
I am entering into these challenges...
Many Thanks For Looking Today & your Lovely Comments.
Hugs Karen x

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Magnolia Tilda with an Armful of Tulips

Hello & good morning to you all.
I hope you Lovely Ladies all had a very nice Mothers Day weekend.
We had a very relaxed time, I was spoilt with a lovely Sunday lunch, some pretty pink tulips & a lovely storage tin to put in my craft room.

With my family giving me a lovely bunch of tulips I was inspired to make this card.

                        Magnolia Tilda stamp from the Butterfly Dreams 2011 collection.

I have coloured image with Copics & finished with Shabby Pink Fran-tage.

I have gathered some Peach Lace & layered it under the Cream Rose.
Dies used are
       Opulent Ovals (I have added Fran-tage)
          Small Scalloped Circle for Tag.
Metal Tag Pin Tim Holtz,
 6 x 6 Scalloped card,
Papers are Isabelle First Edition The Range,
Flowers are from
 Peach Roses The Hobby House,
Cream Roses, Rosebud  & Cherry Blossoms Wild Orchid Crafts,  
String of Pearls The Hobby House,
 White Gauze LOTV,
Ribbon, Peach & White Lace & Doily all from Guernsey.
I am entering into these challenges....
Many Thanks For Looking Today & Your Lovely Comments.
Hugs Karen x