Monday, 31 December 2012

Challenge 13 at glitternsparkle

Well with challenge for this week is favourite colours and at the moment it is red and gold. For the face and hair I used my spectrum noir pens and used red and gold glitter.
I used crafters companion red pearlised card and gold mirri card and used red and gold ribbon and I used my Ebosser to cut a tag out and spelt moulin rouge with peel offs. To join in our challenge go to:

Saturday, 15 December 2012

Glitternsparkle bingo challenge

Well I enjoyed making this card I coloured in a bit of the image with my speccie pens and used glitter for the majority so came out of my comfort zone for once. And I used lace and two burgundy roses xx

Sunday, 9 December 2012

challenge 10 a bit of metal

well today's challenge is a little bit of meteal at the glitternsparkle challenge blog.
i have used green pearlised card and cut 5x10 inches and made the card into a twisted easel cards.
i coloured in the image with my beloved spectrum noir pens and the list i have used are as follows:-

Hair:- EB1, EB2
Face:- TN2, FS1, FS2
Lips:- PL1
Dress:- JG2, JG4
Hat, Stocking and Bow:- CR10, DR5
Shoes:- TN3, TN5

i also added green and red gems, white ribbon and 3 love heart metal brads.

Monday, 3 December 2012

2 Xmas cards

Well today I thought that I have to pull my finger out and get started on some Xmas cards.
I made 2 today and made them look like books, I have used pearlised card, tatty ted topper but I made them into decoupage, hunkydory snow acetate, glitter, gems, peel offs and a tassle x

Sunday, 2 December 2012

Glitter and sparkle DT challenge lots of flowers.

I have made 2 cards for this challenge the Mulan image was chosen for me. I used white pearlised card and used the A4 embossing board which came free with my Crafterscompanion Ebosser. I coloured in the image using my speccies.

Face; FS1, FS2, TN2
Eyes: IB2
Hair: EB6, EB8
Branch: EB3, EB5
Flowers: LV1, LV2
Dress: CR10, DR5, GB3.

And I used purple ribbon, flowers and gems.

And the extra image I have used my speccies and tartan ribbon.

Monday, 26 November 2012

Ribbon and lace glitternsparkle challenge

I have made this weeks DT image into a gift tag. I coloured in the image using my spectrum noir pens. Use a ribbon for the tag and laminated the image.
Then I used the lace around the tag.

Friday, 16 November 2012

Lots of layers blog challenge

Well this weeks challenge is lots of layers I have used silver matt card grey/black coordinations card stock. Red holographic card, 3 pearl domed stickers.
The image I have used is coloured in with my spectrum noir pens.
The list of colours I have used are:
IG1, IG3, IG5
PL1, PL2
CR10 & DR4
Hope you will join in with the challenge.

Friday, 9 November 2012

A christening box

I was asked to make a box for a friend who has gotten cutlery for a little girl being christened. I made the box using pearlised card in pink, the decoupage is from and I used pink and white gems and I put the little girl's name and date of christening on the box.
My friend was very pleased with it.

Monday, 5 November 2012

Toread card

I have enjoyed making this card I coloured him in with my beloved spectrum noir pens.
For the base I used green pearlised card and brown pearlised card and then used my 6x6 desire spotty embossing, then used green coordinations card embossed it and sanded it back.
Then I used green and brown flowers and coloured white gems into brown and green.
I so love this colour cordination :-).
I am entering this into Crafterscompanion fave colour coordination challenge blog for November.

Monday, 29 October 2012

50 shades of red

I so love this image which I have coloured in with my beloved spectrum noir pens.
Hair: EB1, EB2
Skin: FS1, FS3, TN2
Tie and knickers: CR10, DR2
For the base I used red pearlised card, silver Mirri card, white lace with red ribbon, also red and white gems and to finish off silver holographic card for the handcuffs.

Monochrome DT challenge

I have done two cards for this monochrome challenge.

For the red one:
Red pearlised card, white lace with red ribbon, red an white gems and the digi stamp I used spectrum noir CR10 and I added some burgundy flowers.

For the white and black:
Black pearlised card, white card, black card black and white papermania paper and flowers. White dome pearl inside the middle of the flowers, and three clear gems.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Crafters companion 7th birthday

I have made this card using purple pearlised card stock, silver matt card, purple coordinations card and then used a darice embossing folder, and I have sanded the small card stock.
Then coloured in Sky from the toread rubber stamp collection with my spectrum noir pens in crafters companion colours.
I have added purple ribbon, gems and flowers. I hope that it looks ok I am entering this to the

Crafters companion - monthly challenge which is Birthday

Sam x

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Quick make birthday cards

Today I had to make 3 birthday cards for 3 different men who love and are rally enthusiasts.
All the three different rally car sheets are designed by Karen Adair who is a designer for
On each card I have used pearlised card from Crafterscompanion and I have used gems. I just hope the recipients like their card :-)

Sunday, 14 October 2012

My 2nd DT Card Challenge

I picked this image for my 2nd Glitternsparkle dt challenge.

I coloured in the picture with my beloved Spectrum Noir pens and made it into
a decoupage card.

What i used:
A card blank from a Hunkydory Kit

Watering can coloured in using: JG1, JG2 JG3

Flowers were coloured in using:PL2, PL3, LY1
I cut out the flower petals using a Tim Holtz die and used distress inks and added a light green buttons in the missle of them.
Then i added a light green floral bow.

the butterfly trail i had used glitter glue

Thursday, 11 October 2012

18th birthday card for my son's friend

My son's friend turns 18 this Saturday and I was a bit stuck for ideas. So I started to look at my cardmaking folder on my lap top and saw this decoupage.
It is from and thought it was ideal, the card stock is pearlised from crafters companion.
The 18 was a peel off which I put on holographic card and cut around the peel off. And I used 3 red gems.
I just hope he likes it lol xx

Monday, 8 October 2012

My 1st DT Card for Glitter n Sparkle

I  have used white pearlised card,
Snow pattern acetate,
Red ribbon,
Red and green gems,
Off white glitter card for snowflakes and back of digi stamp.
I coloured in the Elf using my spectrum noir pens:
Hair: EB1, EB2
Face: FS1, FS2, FS5, FS8
Candy cane: CR10
Eyes: CG4
Dress, tights, shoes, hat, bag: CR10 & DR5
Top: buttons, belt, tights, hat: LG4 & LG5
Presents: various.
And a cotton ball for the hat

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Good News

Well I have been given some good news.
I applied to become a DT for
Not only am I happy i am Honoured to be part of their team.
Their challenge blog will go live on sunday 7th October at 12 midday. Our first challenge will be anything goes .This will be a weekly challenge so come and join in

Friday, 28 September 2012

Saturated canary card

I brought this image from saturated canary, I coloured the image using my spectrum noir pens, the cut around the image with my grand nesties, then used Tim Holtz distress ink (barn door), then used blue, yellow and red cordinations card stock, gems, ribbon and flourishes from spellbinders out on to gold matt card.

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Crafters companion

I made this card using pearlised card stock matt mirri card. Papers, decoupage sheet and tag came from the crafters companion inspiration magazine. Blue ribbon, blue gems added. I used nylon thread to make the snow man look like he is flying. I made the aperture using one of my spell binder dies. And I punched out the snowflakes from glittered card :-)

Saturday, 22 September 2012

A boofle card

I have made this birthday card using Docrafts boofle cd rom. The image and gingham ribbon is from the cd, I used pink gingham ribbon and gemstones, including peel offs. And did a tag with a happy birthday message on it x

Monday, 10 September 2012

My son's 16th birthday card

My son decided to give me a challenge he wanted a card that has something to do with mine craft so me and Franki searched google and saw the image of an I pod, iPhone and pikachu from Pokemon as he likes this also. So I printed the image off and turned it into decoupage. Did a framed style card with an acetate window and then used peel offs. He absolutely loved the card

Monday, 3 September 2012

Birthday party invites

I was asked to make some birthday party invites for my friend's friend who just wanted a simple birthday party invites so I measured the card 5x5 in squared when folded. Used a darice embossing folder, peel offs and the insert was on printer paper and stuck on x

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Wedding card order

I have been asked to make a special wedding card from an aunty to her niece. I used the backing paper from the country companions cd rom, ye tatty bride and groom from me to you all occasions cd rom a grey tassle. Silver peel offs and some flowers. The verse I used my hot foil pen to give it a silver look and silver crepe paper.

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

A 40th birthday card for a friend

A friend of mine will be turning 40 tomorrow and I met her whilst I was recovering from a hysterectomy in february this year.
Franki from taught me to make this frame card in her card crafting club on a Thursday fortnightly. I used a tatty ted backing paper and decoupage. I used peel offs and some glitter. And outside the frame I added mulberry flowers.
And the stand is from the Tom holtz range but Franki does a packet of 8 for a £1

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Loving the Moreheads

I am so loving the Moreheads at the moment. Two cards are from the Moreheads cd rom shaped cards. The little piroet is a Morehead decoupage sheet and the white card is the white pearlised card the borders and centre piece is cut with borders 4 and oval desire dies new at crafters companion and cut on black pearlised card added a black dotty ribbon and a papermania large black dotty paper flower and white gem.

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Some makes that I have done today.

I have decided to make a few things today.
I did a 12 month Calendar from Peerless designs laugh out loud cd rom. The snowy owl card is from peerless designs cuddle upzs vol 3 rom. A snowy owl bookmark from the same design. And then two Dl cards made with the Beatrix potter decoupage toppers. Coordinations card stock. Both with web like lace and the pink card has a love hearts bead x

Saturday, 4 August 2012

Quickie cards for Nottingham show

Franki from a crafty touch asked me if I could make some cards for the Nottingham papercraft show tomorrow and this is what I came up with. The images and toppers are what Franki gave me.

Monday, 30 July 2012

Two quick makes for today :-)

I have made 2 quick cards the snowman I had made into a decoupage it was 3 x 6x6 paper so I fixed 1 full sheet and the other two I cut down. I added some glittered snowflakes with 3 dark blue gems.
The DL card is made with silver matt board and dark blue cordinations card then a topper and greeting from the mulberry wood from the hunkydory card pack and I added a dark blue spotty ribbon and light blue gems.

Saturday, 28 July 2012

A 2nd card from me today

A 2nd card I have made today using toppers and card stock from the mulberry wood pack, also a tag from the mulberry wood pack. White ribbon with blue writing saying merry Xmas to you. Then some glittered card which I have punched snowflakes and added gems in the middle.

Today's first card

A card I have made today using darice embossing folder scroll with bird on cordinations card stock. Used backing paper from mulberry wood cd rom and toppers from the mulberry wood pack. And I used pink gems and pink ribbon. And I used glittered card and used a snowflake punch.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

A birthday card for my son

My eldest son is turning 20 on Saturday (gulp) where have the years gone. And he is an avid Liverpool supporter just like his mam. I used Crafterscompanion snow white centura pearlised card, the Liverpool badge and backing paper was made by a good friend Angie. I used peel offs, Tom holtz worn lipstick distress in on the tag red gems and I also used Crafterscompanion square 25 epiphany tool. Which consist of silver mirri board and a liver bird. and as usual my son wanted the book style :-)

Sunday, 8 July 2012

The father Xmas and snowman diorama card kit

I have made these quick cards using the hunkydory & crafters companion the snowman and the father Xmas Diorama card kit. I loved making these up. I have added a few gems on them.
They are so beautiful to work with :-)