My Blue Summer House

My Blue Summer House

Friday, 28 September 2012

I Even Love The Box Winter Wonderland DT Card.

The challenge for this week at Winter Wonderland is hosted by Lynsey.   The theme for this week is  Baby's First Christmas so we would like to see you create a Christmas project suitable for a baby.

We are sponsored by Simon Says Stamp who are giving away a $15 voucher.


Card Recipe
Card Blank - 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
Mo Manning Digital Stamp - I Even Love The Box.
Lili Of The Valley Stamp - Sentiments.
Trim Craft Design Paper - Pepper's Christmas Party.
Martha Stewart Border Punch - Scallop Dot.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

Hints and Tips
The fur was created using Stampendous Fun Flock Cotton Ball White.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Make It Monday Challenge:  Challenge #108 Anything Goes.
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long: Challenge #30 Photo Inspiration (I have used the colours red and green).

Love Linda xxx

Thursday, 27 September 2012

Berkeley



Card Recipe
Card Blank - Easel.
Mo Manning Digital Image - Berkeley.
Doodlebug Design Inc Design Paper - Autumn Kit.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

Hints and Tips
This image can be used for a back to school card or a teenager card.  To make the card seasonal I have coloured the image in using autumn colours.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Mo's Digital Challenge:  Challenge #154 Ribbons And/Or Bows.
Make It Monday Challenge: Challenge #108 Anything Goes.

Love Linda xxx

Monday, 24 September 2012

Pom Pom


Card Recipe
Lili Of The Valley Stamp - Pom Pom.
Doodlebug Design Inc Design Paper - Autumn Kit.
Spellbinders Nestabilities Dies - Standard Circles Large, Petite Scalloped Circles Large.
EK Success Punches - Retro Flowers.
Woodward Punch - Grass.
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Swiss Dots.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

Hints and Tips
The card base was created using the Spellbinders Petite Scalloped Circles Large Die.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Cute Card Thursday: Challenge #235 A Different Shape.
Lili's Little Fairies: Flower Power.
Stampin' For The Weekend: Challenge #18 Feeling Floral.

Love Linda xxx

Friday, 21 September 2012

Create A Critter Winter Wonderland DT Card


The challenge for this week at Winter Wonderland is hosted by Kate.   The theme for this week  is  To The One I Love so we would like to see you create a  Christmas project for the one you love.


We are sponsored by Crafty-Emblies who are giving away a £10 voucher and A&T Designs who are giving away 2 digital images.

Card Recipe
Card Blank - 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
Cricut Cartridge - Create A Critter.
Papermania Design Paper - Festive Frolics.
Embellishments from own stash.

Hints and Tips
I have used googley eyes to add more dimension to the card.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Make It Monday Challenge:  Challenge #107 Anything Goes.
Charisma Cardz Challenge: Challenge #37 Things With Wings.
Totally Paper Crafts: Challenge #135 For A Child.

Love Linda xxx

Thursday, 20 September 2012

Kai


Card Recipe
Card Blank - 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
Mo Manning Digital Image - Kai.
Doodlebug Design Inc Design Paper - Autumn Kit.
Spellbinders Nestabilities Die - Wonky Rectangle.
Martha Stewart Border Punch - Picket Fence.
X-Cut Embossing Punch - Autumn Leaves.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Mo's Digital Challenge:  Challenge #153 Dies and/or Punches.
Make It Monday Challenge: Challenge #107 Anything Goes.
Papertake Weekly Challenge: A Hazy Shade Of Autumn.

Love Linda xxx

Monday, 17 September 2012

Primrose Autumn Leaves


Card Recipe
Card Blank - 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
Crafty Sentiments Design Stamp - Primrose Autumn Leaves.
Leftover scraps of design papers.
Spellbinders Nestabilities Die - Petite Ovals Large.
Sizzix Sizzlit Die - Autumn Leaf.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.
Hints and Tips
After you have die cut the leaf crumple it up to give it a more realistic look.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Make It Monday Challenge: Challenge #107 Anything Goes.
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge: Challenge #172 Autumn.
Crazy 4 Challenges: Challenge #154 Anything Goes With A Fall Twist.

Love Linda xxx

Saturday, 15 September 2012

Christmas Outdoors


Tag Recipe
Sizzix Original Large Die - Scallop Tag.
Penny Black Stamps - Christmas Outdoors, Design Spotter.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

Tag Recipe
Sizzix Original Large Die - Scallop Tag.
Penny Black Stamp - Christmas Outdoors.
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Snowflakes.
Marianne Designs Creatables Die - Christmas Tree.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.


Hints and Tips
The snowy background on the first tag was created using distress inks and wet embossing.

These tags where entered into the following challenges:
Christmas Stampin' All Year: Challenge #28 Snowy.



Love Linda xxx

Friday, 14 September 2012

Winter Fairy Winter Wonderland DT Card


The challenge for this week at Winter Wonderland is hosted by Marianne.   The theme for this week is  Lilac and Lace so we would like to see you use the colour lilac and lace on your Christmas project.


We are sponsored by Crafty-Emblies who are giving away a £10 voucher and Squiggle Stamps who are giving away 2 digital images.

Card Recipe
Card Blank - 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
Whimsy Stamp - Winter Fairy.
Daisy and Dandelion Design Paper - Penelope and Percy.
Martha Stewart Border Punch - Scallop Dot.
Martha Stewart Punch - Snowflake.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

Hints and Tips
If you don't have any fabric lace for you card you could always make paper lace like I have on my card.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Make It Monday Challenge:  Challenge #106 Anything Goes.
Stampin' for the Weekend: Challenge #17 Starting Christmas Early.
Cute Card Thursday: Challenge #234 Christmas In September.

Love Linda xxx

Thursday, 13 September 2012

Video Boy


Card Recipe
Card Blank - 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
Mo Manning Digital Image - Video Boy.
Dovecraft Design Paper - Masculine.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.
Hints and Tips
Buttons work really well as an embellishment on boy's or men's cards.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Mo's Digital Challenge:  Challenge #152 Buttons.
Make It Monday Challenge: Challenge #106 Anything Goes.

Love Linda xxx

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

For Teacher Girl


Card Recipe
Card Blank - 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
Mo Manning Digital Image - For Teacher Girl.
Lili Of The Valley Stamp - Sentiment.
Doodlebugs Design Inc Design Paper - Fall Playful Paisley, Autumn Kit.
Martha Stewart Border Punch - Grass.
Sizzix Sizzlit Die - Apple.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.
Hints and Tips
The die cut apple was cut several times and layered up using foam pads to give it more dimension.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Fab'n'Funky Challenges: Challenge #138 Harvest Festival (I have used apples).

Love Linda xxx

Friday, 7 September 2012

Wishing


The challenge for this week at Winter Wonderland is hosted by Debbie.   The theme for this week is Christmas Pets so we would like to see you use an image of dogs and/or cats on your Christmas project.


We are sponsored by Crafter's Companion who are giving away a £10 voucher.

Card Recipe
Card Blank - 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
Penny Black Stamp - Wishing.
Design Paper -  from left over stash
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.

Hints and Tips
If you want your glitter to show up when you photograph your cards use Stickles glitter glue it photographs beautifully.  I decoupaged the dog to add more dimension to the card.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Make It Monday Challenge:  Challenge #105 Anything Goes.
Penny Black and More: September Challenge Early Christmas Makes.

Love Linda xxx

Thursday, 6 September 2012

Kite


Card Recipe
Card Blank - 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
Mo Manning Digital Image - Kite.
Doodlebug Design Inc Design Paper - Autumn Kit.
Spellbinders Nestabilities Die - Standard Oval Large.
X-Cut Botanical Embossing Punch - Autumn Leaf.
Embellishments from own stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.
Hints and Tips
Just by colouring the little boys clothes in orange and brown colours you can make this image look very autumnal.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
Mo's Digital Challenge:  Challenge #151 Anything Goes.
Make It Monday Challenge: Challenge #105 Anything Goes.
Fab 'n' Funky Challenges: Challenge #137 Colours Of Autumn.
Cute Card Thursday: Challenge #233 Autumn Gold.

Love Linda xxx