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Monday, 29 June 2015

Missing You

Over on the Simply Betty Facebook group there was a challenge with the fantastic Betty image so here is my take on it.


Simply Betty Stamps Missing You

Simply Betty Stamps Missing You

Card Tip:

Using the one paper pad when using multiple pattern papers makes matching easy.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: Francheville brown cardstock and base.
Papers: DCWV citrus stack paper pack.
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E11+R20
               Lips: E04+RV23 
               Hair: E13+E15+E18
               Shirt: Y13+Y15+Y17
               Cup: YR02+YR04, E57 
Dies: Cuttlebug typewriter letter dies, Couture Creations nesting scallop circle.
Other: assorted sized green gems, white ric rac ribbon.

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Shaking and Sliding with Perfectly Rustics

It is a brand new challenge over at Perfectly Rustics and we are talking about Shaking or Sliding cards. I opted for a shaker card, my first I am happy to admit.


Card Tip:

You can add anything you like to the shaker part of the card, beads, sequins, punched shapes - I have added a variety of shapes and sequins for interest.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: Quill white card stock and base.
Papers: Authentique delightful collection.
Stamps: Anne's Digital Art Poppies
Markers:
               Flowers: RV02+RV04+RV06+RV09+RV19
               Leaves: G14+G07+YG17
 Dies: Frame created with Brother Scan and Cut.
Embossing Folder: Darice Scroll Frame.


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Friday, 26 June 2015

Butterflies, Friendship and Diecut Divas.

You can't possibly have a theme of June bugs without have a butterfly. So I have created a friendship card with this amazing Bugaboo silhouette butterfly.

Diecut Divas, Bugaboo Silhouette Butterfly.

Diecut Divas, Bugaboo Silhouette Butterfly.

Diecut Divas, Kaisercraft Best Friend


Card Tip:

You don't always have to emboss the whole card front, use it as an accent piece like I have.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: white card base. 
Stamps: Bugaboo Stamps Silhouette Butterfly, Kaisercraft clear stamp best friend.
Ink: Versafine onyx black ink.
Markers:
               Flowers: R24+R27+R29, RVO2+RV04+RV06,                                             V01+V04+V06, Y13,BG05,YG03
Embossing Folder: Cuttlebug swiss dots.
Other: Kaisercraft black organza ribbon, assorted coloured pearls.


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Tuesday, 16 June 2015

A Sweet Garden with Diecut Divas

Its all about June bugs over at Diecut Divas so I thought this cute little girl in her garden would fit right in.



Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: white card base, Quill red card stock, Bazzill shimmer black card stock.
Ink: Distress Ink tumbled glass and mowed grass for sponging.
Markers:
               Face: E000+E00+E21+E11 
               Hair: E25+E23 
               Dress: BV02+BV04+E50
               Shoes: E18 
               Flowers: R85+RV04+Y17
               Grass: YG03 
               Ladybug:R37 
               Dragonfly: V25
               Butterfly: BG02+V04
               Net: W1+W5
Dies: Spellbinders label 8, Elizabeth Craft Designs happy birthday.
Other: homemade acrylic dots.


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Monday, 15 June 2015

Perfectly Rustics Colour Challenge

It's all about colour over at Perfectly Rustics this fortnight - actually it is all about three particular colours:


Here is my project.


Card Tip:

I great way to use up those scraps of pattern paper and card stock is to use it as accents.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: Francheville blue card stock, DCWV smoky card stock, white standard card base.
Papers: DCWV citrus stack paper pad.
Stamps: Sassy Studio Designs Birthday Cake Sassy.
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E11+R20
               Lips: E04+RV32 
               Hair: E21+E23+E25
               Stockings: BV02+BV04 
               Boots: C01+C03+C05 
               Dress: BG000+BG01+BG02 
               Cake: YG03+YG06, BG02, Y21, YR02,R29
Embossing Folders: Sizzix flourish, Darice argoyle background.
Other: Vertical silver happy birthday sticker, pearls.


Challenge List:

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Friday, 12 June 2015

Diecut Divas and Puppies

Bugaboo is sponsoring the june bug challenge over at Diecut Divas so when I saw this puppy and snail image I knew it would be a perfect fit. This is what I created with it.
Diecut Divas, Bugaboo Cute Puppy

Diecut Divas, Bugaboo Cute Puppy

Card Tip:

Patchwork backgrounds are a great way to use up all those little scraps of patterned paper we all seem to accumulate, I have used a die to cut out my squares to add an interesting touch.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: Francheville textured blue card stock for base, Quill white card stock for background piece.
Papers: Assorted pattern paper scraps.
Stamps:Bugaboo Stamps Cute Puppy
Ink: Distress ink mowed lawn, tumbled glass for sponging.
Markers:
               Nose: C7+C9 
               Body: E23+E15+E18 
               Patches: E25+E29
               Snail: BG05+G14 
               Grass: YG03+YG06 
Dies: Mpress ornate square.
Other: silver vertical happy birthday stickers.


Challenge List:

Saturday, 6 June 2015

Morgans ArtWorld New Release Blog Hop.

Welcome to my stop on the Morgans ArtWorld new release Blog Hop.
You should have arrived from 

Morgans ArtWorld Challenge Blog.

If you've just happened upon this blog hop and want to start from the beginning head over to 


Morgans ArtWorld Challenge Blog.

Here are my projects using the brand new images 

Red Witch 


and Fairy Wishes.

Morgans ArtWorld Fairy Wishes


For the next stop and more inspiration head over to 
just in case you get lost along the way here is the full list of blogs.
Cathie: http://houseofborowski.blogspot.com.au/ ← you are here

Being a follower of the challenge blog and commenting on each of the blog hop member's site gives you the chance to win not only the new release digital images but an original coloured image by Morgan.

All of these images will be available for purchase in Morgan's new online store: Fae Entertainment

Card Ingredients:

Red Witch
Card Stock: Francheville textured card stock in 3 shades of purple.
Papers: Kaisercraft magic happens paper pad.
Stamps: Morgan Fitzsimons Red Witch.
Ink: Distress Ink chipped sapphire for edging.
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E11+E04+RV32
               Lady's Hair: E33+E35+E37+E29
               Dress: BV02+BV04+BV08
               Cape: V12+V15+V17
               Hair Piece: BV02+BV04+BV08, V12+V15+V17
Dies: Memory Box curly Q border, La La Lands Craft large rose, SVG Cuts lace trimed square file.
Other: Sakura gel pens for her tattoo, purple gems.

Fairy Wishes 
Card Stock:Francheville textured card stock in 2 shades of pink and blue.
Papers: Kaisercraft magic happens paper pad.
Stamps: Morgan Fitzsimons Fairy Wishes, Papertrey Ink life is beautiful, get stamping free stampset.
Ink: Memento London Fog.
Markers:               Skin: E000+E00+E11+R20               
                                  Hair: E23+E33+E43+E25               
                                  Dress: BG000+BG01+BG02+V25               
                                  Wings: R81+R83+R85                
                                  Flowers: V04+V06, RV02+RV04, Y17,R24  
Dies: Couture Creations scalloped rectangle, Kaszazz  flutterby set.
Other: Gina K Designs white organza ribbon, blue gems.

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Friday, 5 June 2015

Art by Miran Bubbles

Hi everyone, here is a lovely card I have created using one of Art by Mirans gorgeous images.
Art by Miran Rora and Butterfly

Art by Miran Rora and Butterfly

Card Tip:

If like me you find yourself in the unthinkable situation of your Wink of Stella glitter pen running dry - don't despair. Just remember there are a lot of other products that have glitter in them. I used a Tattered Angel Glimmer Mist and a paint brush and applied it just where I wanted, the background bubbles, it worked a treat.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: Francheville textured card stock in white and blue.
Papers: DCWR citrus stack.
Stamps: Art by Miran Rora and butterfly,Gina K Designs a year of flowers.
Ink: Memento tuxedo black ink.
Markers:
               Skin: E000+E00+E11+R20
               Eyes: BG02 
               Hair: E31+E33+E35+E23
               Dress: BG13+BG17, YG03+YG06+G14 
               Flowers: Y13+Y15+Y17 
               Butterfly: BV02+BV04+V22+V25 
               Bubbles: BG01,R81,V01
Dies: Kaisercraft Nested Labels, Created larger Label files with the Brother Scan and Cut.
Other: Kaisercraft aqua organza ribbon, Sakura purple gel pen on butterfly, Tattered Angels glimmer mist in iridescent gold.

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Thursday, 4 June 2015

Guest Designing for Outlawz Twisted Thursday Challenge

I am lucky enough to be guest designing this week over at the Outlawz Twisted Thursday Challenge. Stitchy Bear is there sponsor this week and with a theme of anything goes with the optional twist of music, I really wanted to showcase this violin image with a simple layout on my card.






Card Tip:

Now that I have a Brother Scan and Cut, I love the flexibility of having the ability to search online for a svg file for a particular shape and finding either a free version or a version at very little cost, it gives me so much more options for my cards. This was how created the small musical notes on my card.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: white 5"x7" card base cut down, Quill white card stock, DCWR green card stock.
Colouring Medium: Derwent Inktense Watercolour Pencils
Dies: SVG Cutting file musical note.


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Monday, 1 June 2015

June Challenge over at Diecut Divas

Its time for a brand new monthly challenge over at Diecut Divas, and this month we are talking about June Bugs, so here is my first project showcasing the lovely bugs available at Bugaboo Digi Stamps.


Diecut Divas, Bugaboo Digi Stamps ladybug line

Diecut Divas, Bugaboo Digi Stamps ladybug line

Card Tip:

Ranger Glossy Accents is great for adding a little bit of interest and texture on an otherwise flat image, and even better way is apply wink of stella clear glitter pen then glossy accents over the top.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: 5"x7" white card base cut down to 4"x7", Quill black card stock.
Stamps:Bugaboo Digi Stamps ladybug line, Gina K Design hello sunshine stamp set for sentiment.
Ink: Versamark ink and Alison Ellis white detail embossing powder, Distress Ink mowed lawn and tumbled glass.
Markers:
               Ladybugs: R59+R37+R35, R24+R27+R29 
               Flowers: Y13+Y15+Y17, YR02+YR04
               Leaves: YG03+YG06
Dies: Spellbinders mega ovals large.
Other: Kaszazz ribbon, Ranger glossy accents, wink of stella clear glitter pen, WeRMemory Keepers corner chomper.


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Letters and Symbols at Perfectly Rustics

Well its time for another challenge at Perfectly Rustics and we are talking about using letters and symbols on your card. I had seen this technique over at Papertrey Inks and thought this was an opportune time to try it out.
Perfectly Rustics

Card Tip:

This technique is called white on white diecuts with a pop of colour, and the variations are endless - here is the video featuring this technique Papertrey Ink Make it Monday.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: Quill white card stock, pink card stock from stash.
Stamps: AmyRStamps its your birthday.
Ink: Hero Arts neon pink.
Dies: Kaisercraft nesting frame, QuickKuts nesting balloons.
Other: Ranger glossy accents - 2 applications.


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