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Saturday, 25 March 2017

Kitten's Birthday at Diecut Divas

We are still talking about Animals over at Diecut Divas this month so here is some more inspiration using a gorgeous image from Di's Digistamps, this months sponsor.
Diecut Divas, Di Digistamps a puurfect day

Card Ingredients:
Card Stock:Francheville pink and purple card stock. Kassazz A5 card base in grape.
Stamps: Di's Digistamps a purrfect day, Papertrey ink fillable frame #4.
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Distress Ink spun sugar for background.
Markers:
               Kitten #1 Fur: C01+C03+C05+C07
               Kitten #2 Fur: YR02+YR04+YR07
               Crowns: Y13+Y15+Y17
               Present: BG01+BG02+BG05, RV32+RV34
               Balloon: V12+V15+V17
Dies: Simon Says Stamps stitched rectangles, Poppy Crafts nested stitched ovals.
Other: Purple ribbon from stash, Kaisercraft purple and pink gems.


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Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Bunny Cuteness at Diecut Divas

Over at Diecut Diva this month it is all about the love of animals. With our sponsor this month being Di's Digi Stamps - there is an abundance of animals stamps to get your creative juices flowing, here is what I came up with:

Card Ingredients:
Card Stock: white 4 3/4" x 6" card base, Francheville pink and white card stock.
Papers: Gina K Designs floral essentials pattern paper.
Ink: Distress Ink in tea dye for background.
Markers:
               Rabbit Fur: W01+W03+W05+W07, R30
               Bow: RV32+RV34 
               Present 1: V12+V15+V17, B02+B05
               Present 2: R83+R85
               Carrot: YR02+YR04+YR07, YG09+G14
Dies: Elizabeth Crafts happy birthday, Kaisercraft nesting        labels.
Other: Wink of Stella clear glitter pen, self adhesive ribbon from stash.


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Friday, 10 March 2017

Sentiment Time at Morgans ArtWorld

Its time for a new challenge over at Morgans ArtWorld and its an easy one - Add a Sentiments, anytime, any occasion, any sentiment at all.
Here is my project
Morgans ArtWorld, Crafts and me Lady Phoebe

Card Ingredients:
Card Stock: 4.25"x 7" white card base, Kassazz butterscotch card stock.
Papers: Cristina Re pattern paper.
Ink: Memento desert sand for the background.
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E11+E13+R30, E04+RV32
               Hair: E13+E15+E18
               Top and Glove: B37+B26+B45
               Bow: R59+R39+R37 
               Fur: B91+C0+colourless blender 
               Flowers: R22+R24, RV32+R83+R85+RV34
               Leaves: G14+G07
Dies: Oval cut with a Brother Scan and Cut, Spellbinders double ended tags, Cottage Cutz best wishes.
Other: Lace.


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Saturday, 25 February 2017

Christmas has Come Early at Diecut Divas

This month we are wanting either red or pink or your card over at Diecut Divas and today I am doing another set of multiple cards to show the flexibility of digital kits. This time I thought I would get a jump on my Christmas Cards. I post out atleast 50 christmas cards and I like to keep them to 1 layer to keep the postage costs down. This is what I created:
 






Card Tip:
With all of these cards I used a Versamark pen and different brand embossing powders over the top, some brands performed better than others (Ranger was the best). It was was impossible to get the lines exactly the same thickness so I did the original printing in grey so that it wouldn't show throw.  I also found that it was really important to use your anti static tool (mine is the one with the powder not the pillow) this made the embossing lines cleaner especially with the sentiment. I decided to stick these panels straight to the card so the warping from the heat tool didn't matter but if you wanted some height I would suggest a piece of foam behind to help keep your card stock straight.
Card Ingredients:
Card Stock: white card base 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", assorted Quill coloured card stock.
Stamps: Hero Arts Christmas Swirls Digital Kit, Free Christmas kit from Australian Simply Cards mag for sentiments.
Ink: Versamark ink pen, Judkins metallic silver, Rangers platinum embossing powder.
Dies: Simon Says Stamp stitched rectangles.
Other: Assorted gems and pearls from my stash.


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Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Kids Birthday Cards At Diecut Divas

Over at Diecut Divas this month we thought we would help out with all the valentine and love cards by having a theme of add red or pink to your project. I thought this would be a great opportunity to create some simple kids birthday cards to have on hand with all the last minute birthday invites my two school age children seem to receive. This is what I created:




Card Ingredients:
Card Stock: standard white card base, Quill card stock in blue, red, pink.
Ink: Versamark pen, clear embossing powder, Simon Says Stamp doll pink, Memento love letters, Distress Ink chipped sapphire for edging.
Dies: Kaisercraft nested labels, Cuttlebug swiss dots embossing folder.
Other: Assorted coloured bakers twine, assorted coloured buttons.


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Saturday, 11 February 2017

Add Flowers at Morgans ArtWorld

Its time for a new fortnightly challenge over at Morgans ArtWorld and this fortnight we are all adding flowers. Here is my project:
Morgans ArtWorld, Morgan Fitzsimons Fae 28
Card Ingredients:
Card Stock: white card base, Quill black card stock.
Papers: pattern paper from stash (magazine freebie)
Stamps: Morgan ArtWorld Fae 28, Sincere Sentiments.
Ink: Versamark ink, Alison Ellison white embossing powder.
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E11+E13, E04+RV32, BG02
               Hair: E55+E57+E59
               Tattoos: B05
               Dress: YG03+YG06+YG23+G14 
               Wings:V12+V15+V17 
               Flowers: RV34+R83+R85
               Leaves: YG17+YG23+G07
Dies: Kaisercraft nesting frames, Spellbinders double ended tags.
Other: Kindy Glitz crystalina, wink of stella clear glitter pen, sakura stardust clear gel pen, enamel flowers from stash.


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Friday, 10 February 2017

Morgan ArtWorld New Releases

Its New Release time over at Morgans ArtWorld. This month with the inspiration of February and Valentines its all about couples. Here they are:


Both are available in the store here