MY BLUE SUMMER HOUSE

MY BLUE SUMMER HOUSE

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Dundee

Birthday Card
Card Recipe
Card Blank - 10.5cm x 14.8cm.
Mo Manning Digital Stamp - Dundee.
Martha Stewart - Design Paper.
Martha Stewart Border Punch - Embossed Zig Zag.
Cricut Cartridge - Doodlecharms.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

Hints and Tips
The apple was die cut at 1".  If you can't think of how to colour am image use your own children for inspiration.  You can colour the little boy in using the school uniform colours of your local school.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Mo's Digital Challenge: #236 Back To School.

Love Linda xxx

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Ride With Me


 Birthday Card
Card Recipe
Card Blank - 10.5cm x 14.8cm.
Lili Of The Valley Stamp -Ride With Me.
Penny Black Clear Stamps - J'aime Paris.
Martha Stewart - Design Paper.
X-Cut Border Punch - Scallop.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

Hints and Tips
This type of card can be sent through the post on a royal mail standard stamp as it is quite a flat card.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz Challenge: #18 Wedding Anniversary.

Love Linda xxx

Puppy

Birthday Card
Card Recipe
Card Blank - 10cm x 14.8cm.
Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Stamp - Way With Words.
Sizzix Bigz Die - Puppy.
 
Hints and Tips
You don't have to use the whole of the die cut image you can just use a smaller piece of it .

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge: #121 Pets or Favourite Animals.

Love Linda xxx

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

1st Pick

Birthday Card
Card Recipe
Card Blank - 10cm x 14.8cm.
Penny Black Stamp -1st Pick.
Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Collection Stamp - Way With Words.
Martha Stewart - Design Paper.
Martha Stewart Border Punch - Zig Zag.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

Hints and Tips
I like to use this clean and simple style for mens' cards. It is also I good way of using up scraps of design papers.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Cute Card Thursday Challenge: #334 Clean and Simple.

Love Linda xxx

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Blueberry Girl

Birthday Card
Card Recipe
Card Blank - 10cm x 14.8cm.
Mo Manning Digital Stamp - Blueberry Girl.
Doodlebugs Design Inc - Design Paper.
X-Cut Border Punch - Scallop.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

Hints and Tips
I always choose my design paper first then colour the image in to co-ordinate with it.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Mo's Digital Challenge: #235 Girl Birthday.

Love Linda xxx

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Cheers!

Birthday Card
Card Recipe
Card Blank - 10cm x 14.8cm.
Penny Black Stamp - Cheers!
Magnolia Stamp - Lazy Summer Days.
Doodlebugs Design Inc - Design Paper.
Spellbinders Nestabilities Die - Standard Circles Large, Petite Scalloped Circles Large.
EK Success Punch - Wave Flourish.
X-Cut Border Punch - Scallop.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

Hints and Tips
When choosing coloured card to matt and layer with use colours that co-ordinate with your design paper.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Penny Black and More Challenge: August Challenge Anything Goes.
Papertake Weekly Challenge: Spots and Dots.

Love Linda xxx

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Paisley

Birthday Card
Card Recipe
Card Blank - 10cm x 14.8cm.
Indigo Blu Stamps -Little Voice.
Cricut Cartridge - Paisley.
EK Sucess Punch - Wave Flourish.
X-Cut Embossing  Punch - Botanical.

Hints and Tips
The 0wl is 3" in size.  The owl was mounted to the card using foam pads to add more dimension.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Fab 'n' Funky Challenges: #225 Inspired By A Movie. I Chose Legend of the Guardians:  The Owls of Ga'Hoole.

Love Linda xxx

Saturday, 2 August 2014

Relaxing Friend

Birthday Card
Card Recipe
Card Blank - 10.5cm x 14.8cm.
Stampabilities House Mouse Stamp - Relaxing Friend.
Tim Holtz Collection Stamp - Just Thoughts.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

Hints and Tips
This clean and simple card would be ideal for a male birthday card.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge: #175 Relax and Enjoy Life.

Love Linda xxx