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Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Tuesday Throwdown design team post-Facets of Crafting

Hi all!!

I am here with a gem of a challenge-literally!!
At Tuesday Throwdown we want to see your projects with gems, beads, sequins etc-anything with facets!

I have an image from A Day For Daisies and have used some Martha Stewart glitter stars on top. The cupcake die is tattered lace (bought for me by my lovely mum)! The flower papers were freebie ones from ages ago and the tea party ones are Dovecraft. I have printed the cupcake twce and cut out the daisy on top and have glued it on top of the glitter to make it look 3 dimensional. I have coloured my image with promarkers.




Pop on over HERE to join in and win! Looking forward to seeing your interpretation of this!

Thank you for any comments you may make!
Irene xx

Thursday, 22 January 2015

CRAFT challenge blog-Recycling card

Hi all!!
Today at CRAFT challenge blog the theme is recycling! So you can reuse something you already have or like I have done create a recycling card! 
I have recycled the image having already made a card with it before. I have used some papers that were in my stash and also an old stamp. The stamp is a Jayne Nestorenko one (hope I have spelt her name correctly!). It is a fab set-has a great tractor on it!
The bin and recycling box are from a set from Little Claire that was part of their members set one month last year. I just cut out the Imagine That flower image and put it on top of the bin. It is a pre coloured image but as part of this set there are blank images to colour yourself.


The prizes are as follows:

$12 to spend in the shop


$10 to spend in the shop

Thank you for any comments you may make and hopefully you can join us at CRAFT challenge blog.
Irene XX


Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Creative Card Crew design team post-shabby chic

Hi all!
Hope this finds you well! the post christmas blues will be setting in well by now! I hope this one lifts the spirits a bit!

We need to see your shabby chic projects! you can enter your makes here!

The prizes are:
a surprise from Mariannes Designs

and 


My image is from A Day for Daisies and is 'babies smile'.
A gorgeous one for a new baby card!


I've used some old papers from my stash and distressed the edges with the scissor edge and some vintage photo. The butterfly is Kanban. The flowers are a tonic ounch coloured iwth promarkers, like the image. and the sentiment is a freebie from a mag ages ago! Pearls are Dreamees.

Hope you like it and thank you for any comments you may make!
Irene xx

I would like to enter this in the following:
loves rubberstamps-beginning with B- baby, butterfly



Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Tuesday Throwdown design team post-A Sketch

Hi all!!
Today I have a challenge for Tuesday Throwdown! You can enter it here.
There is a sketch to follow so create anything as long as it follows the sketch!!


My image is from The Cutting Cafe. I've coloured using pro markers and distressed with spun sugar. The purple card is co'redinations. The label die is from Sue Wilson and the buttons are do crafts. My bow is made from ribbon in my stash-but best of all made perfectly with the embellishment attic bow maker! OMG I wish I had invented that thing!



Hope you like it and join us at the challenge where there are some prizes to be won!!
Thank you for any comments you may make!
Irene xx

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:
my something new is the image and my bow maker to make the bow. the mini distress inks and the ribbon- something old is the embossed background (my mum sent me it ages ago!) and the buttons

Thursday, 8 January 2015

C.R.A.F.T challenge 293-Anything but a card!

Hi all!

Well now Christmas is well and truly over! And it's nice to make something other than a Christmas card!!
At CRAFT challenge blog we have a great challenge-make anything but a card!You can enter your makes here!
There are some fab prizes for this challenge:
Dr Digi  has 2 images for 1st prize


Spyders Other Corner has 5 images for 2nd prize


and a surprise from Dianes Daydreams Designs


My bag is from Spyders Other Corner and it's a fab image to colour!



Thank you for any comments you may make.
Irene  xx

I would like to enter this in the following:
Cute card Thursday-what's new  what's new is my bag-never made one before. new image, used my new bow maker to do my bow and the pearls are new!!







Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Creative Card Crew Design team post

Hi all!!

I'm back with a design team card for Creative Card Crew!! And it's with a card that I am happy to make to add to my stash!! It fulfills my crafting new year resolution-to make more kids card! My oldest is 3 now and gets invited to far more parties than I do and he needs cards-lots of them!

The challenge is:
For A Child

So make something for a child or a baby! Could be a gift, a card, a present tag or something to decorate a gift. Enter your projects here

The prizes for the winners are:
$10 from the The Ribbon Girl
 and 
3 digi images from Imagine That

My card is made from the amazing Imagine That
It is the train driver
Papers are from DCWV and the tickets are a stamp from Whimsey stamps
Hope you like it!



Thank you for any comments you may make.
Irene xx

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:
Open Minded Crafting-new years resolutions-not sure if mine qualifies but my new years resolution in crafting is to make more kids cards!