25 April 2015

YOUNG AT HEART {Art by Mi Ran Showcase Blog}

{DT Project for Art by Miran}

Hope all of you are keeping well and having fun in April, yes can you believe it that 2015 has already progressed to the end of April.  There must be a secret island where time is escaping too.   I have used this super cute little girl called  STEAMPUNK SISSY.  Do yourself a favour and hop over to Mi Ran's Etsy shop and check out her awesome digi creations, here.  You can purchase STEAMPUNK SISSY over at Whimsy Stamps here

The theme over at Art by Mi Ran's Showcase Blog is MONOCHROMATIC for April.  I have coloured her with Copics. The brads, bling and design papers are from my stash. The folded flowers have been created with scalloped square punches.  The sentiment is from Paulette {Create with TLC} .



I would like to venture over to the following challenges with this:

Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
613 Avenue Create - ATG + Optional Twist
Inspiration Destination - ATG
Sister Act - ATG
Word Art Wednesday: Anything goes with uplifting sentiment
Memas Crafts - ATG + Use a die or punch (used a scalloped circle square and rectangle punch for the sentiment and folded embellishments)
Sisters of Craft - ATG
Crafting from the Heart - ATG
Craft Your Passion - ATG
Use Your Stuff - ATG (the bling has been in my stash for more than 2 years)
City Crafter - Take an element from showcased card (decided to also make a birthday card)
Crafty Gals Corner - Girls Girls Girls
Inky Impressions - Punch It (used a scalloped circle square and rectangle punch for the sentiment and folded embellishments)
The Outlawz - Twisted Thursday - ATG + Sentiment
Brown Sugar - ATG
Crafts 4 Eternity - ATG
Simply Papercraft - ATG or lots of layers
Just Us Girls - Photo Inspiration

ABC Challenge - H is for Happy Birthday
Crafts Galore Encore - Make a Card
Allsorts - Bring on the Bling
Dis Digi Designs - Fun/Fancy Folds (centre step card design and folded embellies made from scallop square punches)
The Outlawz Saturday Paper Ala Mode - Femme Fatale

Thanks so much for stopping by. Hope you enjoyed your visit here. 
Crafty Hugs

24 April 2015

SMILES {Art by Mi Ran Facebook 'April ATG Challenge}

Art by Miran's FACEBOOK April Challenge}
  
Art by Miran is hosting another Facebook Challenge this April and it is ANYTHING GOES as long as you use an ART BY MI RAN image to enter the challenge with. So hop over here to have a look at the current challenge.  Pull out your fabulous Art by MiRan images and stamps and enter our challenge.

Also visit Mi Ran's Showcase blog {Art by Miran} here, for some more inspiration.

I have used this cute lovable little girl called SWEET LINDA, created by the talented Mi Ran. She looks so pretty with her lovely dress, pretty flower in the hair and all. Do yourself a favour and hop over to Mi Ran's Etsy shop and check out her awesome digi creations, here. You can purchase SWEET LINDA here.

The image has been coloured with Copics and dry chalks. The sentiment is from Paulette {Create with TLC} . The design papers, bling, hearts and crocheted button flowers (which my darling SIL made for me) are from my stash.  


I would love to enter this into the following challenges:

Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
613 Avenue Create - ATG + Optional Twist
Inspiration Destination - ATG
Sister Act - ATG
Word Art Wednesday: Anything goes with uplifting sentiment
Memas Crafts - ATG + Use a die or punch (used a scalloped circle punch for the sentiment and a flower punch)
Sisters of Craft - ATG
Card Mania - Flowers
Crafting from the Heart - ATG
Craft Your Passion - ATG
Use Your Stuff - ATG (the bling has been in my stash for more than 2 years)
City Crafter - Take an element from showcased card (the clouds inspired me to create the clouds behind the girl with dry chalks)
Papertake Weekly - Cute as a button (buttons in the middle of the crochet flowers)
Crafty Gals Corner - Girls Girls Girls
Inky Impressions - Punch It (used a scalloped circle punch for the sentiment and a flower punch)
In the Pink - Pink - Sparkle
Little Miss Muffet - Round in Circles
The Outlawz - Twisted Thursday - ATG + Sentiment
Seize the Birthday - Birthday + make your own background (created the sky with dry chalks)
Brown Sugar - ATG
Crafts 4 Eternity - ATG
Simply Papercraft - ATG or lots of layers

Thank you so much to the wonderful loving comments you always leave for me. 

Crafty hugs

20 April 2015

READY SET SMILE {DigiStamps4Joy 1000 Follower Party}

{Digi Stamps 4 Joy DS4J: PARTY TIME}

TAKE 3 MINUTES TO READ THIS - YOU'LL BE HAPPY YOU DID!

Get your party hats and streamers out for a week of  Fun


It's time to CELEBRATE the 1,000 LIKES milestone on the

To thank you, Margy is giving away OODLES of prizes from
Monday 20th April to Friday 24th April.
Come back each morning to see our fun challenges/games and the
prizes you can put yourself in line to win.

Here's a taste of what's to come:

Free digistamps, Gift Certificates to the DS4J store, Guest Designer spots in our challenges, the latest batch of new releases.

Here are some of the people joining our party:


So if you haven't yet joined the DS4J FB group, please do so now, then you will get ALL the latest updates on the party.

See you there!
Margy and the DS4J DT

So if you haven't yet joined the DS4J FB group, please do so now, then you will get ALL the latest updates on the party.

This is my project for our  PARTY using the DS4J 'PARTY TIME' sentiment which everyone will receive for free who LIKES the DS4J FB page.  I have also used the sweet lady who is celebrating with cupcakes called CUPCAKE LADY and she can be purchased here.

The design papers, chipboard, bling and crocheted flowers are from my stash. The images and sentiment have been  coloured with Copics and dry chalks. 

The birthday sentiment is from Paulette {Create with TLC}.  

Thank you for your wonderful visits here and all the love you leave behind.

Crafty hugs

19 April 2015

DREAMS {Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Challenge 8}

{DREAMS REALLY DO COME TRUE}

So here is my second design team project for Lil Patch of Crafty Friends and, also for the very first time, using this beautiful image from The Emerald Faeries called Ashee.

The super adorable little faerie has been coloured with Copics.  The buttons, raffia and design papers are from my stash.  

The flower embellishments and sentiment is from Paulette {Create with TLC}.  


Hop over to Lil Patch of Crafty Friends and enter your creation for Challenge 8.  The theme is always ANYTHING GOES - it can't get any easier.



Once again I would love to try my hand at the following challenges with this creation:

Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
613 Avenue Create - ATG + Optional Twist
Word Art Wednesday: Anything goes with uplifting sentiment
Sister Act Card Challenge - ATG
Inspiration Destination - ATG
Crafting from the Heart - ATG
Craft Your Passion - ATG
Scribble and Scrap - ATG
Cutie Pie - Boys + Cute
Love to Scrap - Dots or Stripes (dots)
Deep Ocean - Things with Wings
Inky Chicks - Stitching real or faux (faux stitching around fairy)
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Whimsy Stamps - Colour an Image
4 Crafty Chicks - Fairy
Crafting with An Attitude - Freestyle/Fantasy
Brown Sugar - Navy + Pink and White
Stempelsonnen Challenge - ATG with hand coloured image
Hiding in my Craft Room - Freestyle
Outlawz Saturday - Something Old (the buttons have been in my stash for years), Something New (first time I have used the beautiful image), Something Blue
Emerald Faeries - Spring Flowers/Easter
Come and Get It - Things that start with 'B' (buttons)
The Corrosive Challenge - Floral Fantasy

Thank you for your wonderful visits here and all the love you leave behind.


Crafty hugs

15 April 2015

YOUNG AT HEART {Fresh Brewed Designs Challenge}

Birthday Challenge
FRESH BREWED DESIGNS

A lovely challenge is currently running over at Fresh Brewed Designs with a BIRTHDAY theme. I have used this beautiful elegant fairy lady called BREEZE, which you can purchase here. Also visit Fresh Brewed Designs' Facebook Page to join in all the fun and surprises, here.

She has been paper pieced with design paper and coloured with Copics.  The design papers, chipboard flowers and flourishes and brads are from my stash. The folded embellishments have been created with circle punches The sentiment is from CREATE WITH TLC.




I would love to try my hand at the following challenges with this creation:

613 Avenue Create: Anything Goes + Optional Twist (Easel-Centre Step/Birthday/Stencils - for the orange shape behind the image)
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
Inspiration Destination - ATG
Word Art Wednesday - ATG with Inspirational Sentiment
Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG
Sister Act - ATG
Crafting from the Heart - ATG
Craft Your Passion - ATG
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG (1//2)
As You Like It - Favourite Alcohol Markers (mine is definitely Copics as I found I have more control with them and they don't bleed so much)
Aud Sentiments - Birthday Sentiment or the Number 5
Crafting With an Attitude - Freestyle or Fantasy
DL ART - Thankful Thursday - Use Orange
Moving Along with the Times - Photo Inspiration

The Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Use a Punch (circle punches for the flower centres)
Crafty Catz - 2 or more Patterned Papers
A Gem of a Challenge - Spring is in the Air
Allsorts - Bingo (Sentiment/Flowers/Brads)
That Craft Place - Alter Something (the chipboard flowers and flourishes have been coloured with die inks)
The Corrosive Challenge - Flower Fantasy
Artistic Inspirations - ATG with a Twist of Spring
Love to Scrap - Dots or Stripes
Melonheadz Friends - 2 or more Design Papers
The Shabby Tea Room - Rainbow of Colours
Stamp and Create - ATG
Stamps and Fun =  Creativity - Favourite Punch (my favourite punches are circle punches, they are just so versatile i.e. like the scalloped circle punch I used for the folded flower centres on this card)
The Crazy Challenge - Springtime
The Pink Elephant - Photo Inspiration

Whoopsi Daisy - Flowers
City Crafter - Cased Card (used the flowers and colours for my card)

Crafty Sentiments Designs - ATG
Deep Ocean - Things with Wings
Top Tip Tuesday - 3 of Something (3 folded round flowers)
Crafty Creations - Seeing Spots

I have also Cased the very talented CAS designer, Monika's card.  The colours and the dotty design paper was the inspiration for my card.  Monika is hosting a lovely challenge as incentive for winning some of her wonderful Birthday Candy she has up for grabs.  Use any of her cards posted on her blog as inspiration for a new card and link it to her Birthday Candy Linky Party here.


Thank you for taking the time to stop by here at my little space in blog land.


Crafty Hugs