Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Peace on Earth


Hello,
Today's card is my final christmas card of 2013, which i made a couple of weeks ago and forgot to put on my blog.
I made the card for the house mouse anf friends  use silver or gold.

I decided on a very simple white and silver theme, using an image from the house mouse cd rom.

I added lace, cheesecloth and pearls to embelish.

Monday, 30 December 2013

Happy New year!

Hello,
I hope you had a wonderful Christmas.Go and visit the ribbon girl challenge blog, for a fun giveaway!

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Anything goes with option of a sketch at Creative Inspirations,

Hello,
This weeks challenge over at creative inspirations lasts for 2 weeks, giving you plenty of time to enter.
The prize of this weeks challenge is a selection of things from Natalie.
Optional sketch:


One lucky person will receive this bundle of goodies:
6x6 Papers, Wild Orchid Crafts Flowers, Die Cuts, 
Embellishments, Ribbons, Beaded Trim!


This card uses an image and papers from the house mouse from joanna sheen.


Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Anything goes with optional sketch at Creative Inspirations

Hello,
This week's challenge is Anything Goes + Option of A Sketch!

This week's prize is from CEDAR CHEST DESIGNS and is a $10 GIFT CERTIFICATE!



My card this week is also for some challenges.


It's not very often i do off the edge cards, as i dont think im very good at them, but i was looking through the latest issue of Magnolia INK and i found a card that i wanted to try out.
Mine is quite different, stamps and embelishments.
I die cut snowflakes to make an edge, embossed white card and wripped it to make snowy hills, created my own icicles, added poinsettias, Coloured my images with promarkers.

So this card is for:
Tildas town:frosty fun 
Simply magnolia: off the edge

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Thanksgiving/ Thank you at Creative inspirations

This week's challenge is Happy Thanksgiving / Thank You Cards!

This week's prize is from BUNNY ZOES CRAFTS and is a £10 GIFT CERTIFICATE!

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I chose to do a Thank you card,  using a house mouse happy hoppers image.
The papers are garden party, matted on kraft. I coloured the image with promarkers, and to finish i added a sentiment and some flowers.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

White on White at creative inspirations

This week's challenge is White on White!
This means no other colours are allowed in your Cardstock or Design Papers.
However you may include colours in your main images!

This week's prize is from STAMP FAIRY and is 4 IMAGES OF THE WINNER'S CHOICE!

 

"Stamp Fairy officially launched on November 5th 2010. Gerda Burghardt, artist and owner, creates cute and whimsical digital images for the young and old, inspired by her life, love and 4 cute cats. You will find adorable teddies bears, young boys and girls, fuzzy little bunnies and whimsical critters. Please visit the store and browse Stamp Fairy’s wonderful images. We hope Stamp Fairy’s images inspire YOUR creativity."


This is my card for this weeks challenge.
I used Patches, coloured with promarkers. Papers are silent night, with added card candi and a sentiment.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Bingo board at Creative Inspirations

 
 This week's challenge is Bingo!



This week we have 2 prizes and the first of which is from BEARLY MINE DESIGNS and is a £10 GIFT VOUCHER!


The next prize is from our regular sponsor J&C CREATIONS and is another £10 GIFT VOUCHER!

 
This is my card. I chose the first row,
SNOWFLAKES,PEARLS & STAMPED IMAGE
 
Papers are Silent night, matted on silver mirror card.
I added die cut snowflakes, cheesecloth, pearls and a sentiment.
The image is skiing and snowball tilda from the winter wonderland collection 2013.
 

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Anything goes with option of a sketch at Creative Inspirations

 
 
This week's challenge is Anything Goes + Option of A Sketch!


This week's prize is from  MY MUMS CRAFT SHOP and is a £10 GIFT VOUCHER!
 
 
I used Nitwits forever and always papers matted on dark brown card.
I chose this little girl Tilda stamp from special memories 2013.
Coloured with promarkers.
 
The sentiment is a LOTV stamp.
 
I finished the card by adding twine, flowers and pearls.
 
 
I look forward to seeing your entries.
 
Natalie
 
 
 

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Snowflakes


Hello,
It's been a while since I entered any challenges, so today I have this card to share.
 
I die cut a circle matt and a few snowflakes and attached them to the back to make a frame.
 
The papers are first edition Silent Night, matted on silver mirror card.
 
I used a Tilda from last years Christmas collection, a small snowflake stamp and a sentiment.
I also added faux white stitching.
 
 
This card is for the following challenges:
 
 

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Autumn/ Fall at Creative Inspirations

 
This week's challenge is Autumn / Fall Colours!
This week's prize is from MEL JENS DESIGNS and is 4 IMAGES OF THE WINNER'S CHOICE!


Meljen's Designs is a lovely stamp company owned and illustrated by Melissa Jenkins. 
She illustrates whimsical rubber and digital images inspired by her kids and family.
Meljen's Designs has a new challenge every Thursday, and a Guest Designer each
month at the Meljen's Designs
Blog.
Please visit the adorable line of Meljen's Designs stamps at our store
HERE
to browse all of Melissa's lovely designs! You can also see Melissa's exclusive
rubber stamps at her corner of
Whimsy Stamps, too!  
Don't forget to join Meljen's Designs on Facebook HERE to take advantage of special sales and promotions that are just for her facebook fans!

 
This week we all used sponsor images, I chose this little cutie, coloured with promarkers.
I used country gentleman papers by Nitwit at LOTV.
I added pearls and a doily to finish,
I look forward to seeing your entries.

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Happy Haunting at Creative Inspirations

Its time for a new challenge at Creative inspirations, and this week it is
Happy Haunting!
  chosen by our DT Member, SARAH.
This week's prize is from us and is the chance to be our GUEST DESIGNER FOR NOVEMBER!

 
 
This is my creation.
I used papers by Kanban, and a image from Saturated Canary, coloured with promarkers.
The sentiment comes from a stamp set.
I matted everything on black and added orange gems to embellish, as well as cheesecloth.
 
I look forward to seeing your entries.
 
CraftyNatalie
 


Saturday, 5 October 2013

Happy World Cardmaking Day!

Hello!
It is officially world cardmaking day today so this is just a quick post to wish all my crafting friends a great day!

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

No Square or rectangle cards at Creative Inspirations

                            It's time for a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations, and this week, it it
    
 No Square or Rectangle Cards!
This week's prize is from THE PAPER SHELTER and is a $20 GIFT CERTIFICATE!


 
I used a fancy shaped card blank, and an image from The paper shelter.
Papers are by docrafts.
 
I look forward to seeing your entries.
 
CraftyNatalie
 

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Faviourite Stamp Brand at Creative Inspirations

Hello,
Today's new challenge at Creative Inspirations is
 
YOUR FAVIOURITE STAMP BRAND
 
We want to see you use your favourite stamp images.
For my card, I chose House Mouse stamps, as there so much fun to colour and so cute!
 
I used a mix of birthday themed stamps, coloured with promarkers, matted on kraft
with blank canvas papers.
This is the inside.
I added pearls as embellishments and printed a verse to finish.
 
We have 2 amazing sponsors, so get entering for your chance to win.
I cant wait to see your creations.
 
Natalie

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Clean and Simple at Creative Inspirations

Hello!
 
Today is the start of a new challenge over at Creative Inspirations, and this week its
 
CLEAN AND SIMPLE
 
Im not a huge fan of CAS cards as I like lots of embelishments, but I gave it a try.
All I did was stamp and image and matt on black, and add a sentiment to finish.
 
This week's prize is from CEDAR CHEST DESIGNS who are giving away a
$10 GIFT CERTIFICATE!
 
Why don't you go and visit some of the other DT members blogs and have a look then join in! And remember to leave comments too!

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Autumn Mice

This card is for two challenges:
 
Joanna sheen: ribbons
House mouse: Autumn Leaves
 
I used an image and paper from the cd rom, and added a cream ribbon and pearls to embellish, as well as a matching sentiment.
 
Remember to join in the fun to win one of the great prizes, and the great candy draw!

Hearts

My second post for today is this card, which I have made for the challenge at Magnolia Down Under, which is hearts.
I used Nitwit always and forever papers, matted on kraft.
I created a 3D heart using a sizzix die.
Image is coloured with promarkers.
I added ribbon, a heart shaped pin, pearls and flowers as well as a stamped sentiment from LOTV and faux stitching.
 
Remember to visit the ribbon girl blog and enter their amazing Christmas giveaway candy.
Follow the link in the sidebar.

Bicycle Tilda

Hello,
This is my first post of today {I have 3}
This card is for the Spectrum Noir challenge which this month is Travel.
 
I used this new stamp which I won as a prize, coloured with spectrum noirs.
I used dovecraft Garden party papers, ribbon from the ribbon girl, flowers from wild orchid crafts.
I finished by adding pearls.

Anything goes with optional sketch at Creative Inspirations.

Hello,
The challenge this week at Creative Inspirations is
ANYTHING GOES
WITH OPTIONAL SKETCH.
 
I chose to use this weeks sketch.
The papers are Antebellum by Raspberry Road from LOTV.

I added flowers, cheesecloth, pearls and a sentiment.

The image is a Saturated Canary Digi, Ribbon fairy.
Coloured with promarkers, and I used the dotty background technique.
 
I cant wait to see your entries.
 
Natalie

Sunday, 8 September 2013

Beachside Tilda's

Hello,
Well I haven't posted anything for a while so I thought i'd post this card, which ive made for the I love promarkers 2 or more image challenge.
 
I masked these 3 summertime Tildas and coloured with promarkers.
The papers are raspberry road beach bliss from LOTV.
I added pearls to finish.
 
Natalie
 
p.s. I hope you have seen the challenge over at Creative inspirations, faviourite colour combo, why don't you come and join in the fun!

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Faviourite Colour Combo at Creative Inspirations

 
 
Hello!
Today is my first challenge over at Creative Inspirations as a member of their design team.
This weeks challenge is:
FAVIOURITE COLOUR COMBO
 
Our sponsors this week are
Kenny K and My mums craft shop!
 
 
 
I used one of our sponsor images, Fashionista, coloured using both spectrum noirs and promarkers.
The papers are from Fancy pants Trendsetter collection, which is full of mint greens, pale pinks, red, cream and navy blue.
I chose mint green, pale pink and cream as my main colours.
Matted on black card.

I added a cluster of flowers, including a paper clip from the collection.
Finally I added a sentiment, and the check me out also comes from the collection.


Friday, 30 August 2013

Birthday Girl

My final post for today is to show this card.
I used an older Tilda with birthday cake image, coloured with promarkers.
I used glitter to create an edge around the topper, and glossed the cakes icing.
The papers are fancy pants, matted on kraft.
I used flowers, pearls and a wooden butterfly to embellish, and added a sentiment.

The card is based on a friends birthday, so I used a LOTV sentiment inside.
 
This card is for the following challenges:
3 papers, 1 image, 1 sentiment, 3/types of embellishment

Flying Mouse

Hello,
My second card for today is a bit fun, and is for the House Mouse Transport challenge.
I used this image of a hummingbird carrying a mouse.
I stamped the sentiment, and coloured with promarkers.
Papers are First edition floral pavilion.I added some simple flowers to finish.

Kimono Tilda

Hello,
My first card for today is for the Ribbon Girl magnolia only challenge, which is girly and passion for promarkers recipe challenge.
I used Kimono Tilda, coloured with promarkers.
I used LOTV Nitwit promises papers, matted on black.
I added ribbon, flowers, gems and a sentiment.

Thursday, 22 August 2013

Owl always love you....

Hello!
Today's card is for the Saturated Canary challenge, which this fortnight is
 
Winged Things
 
I used one of the new digi images, coloured with promarkers.
To make each layer stand out, I matted on black.
The papers are first edition, Blank canvas.
I chose a simple design, with no embellishments.
 

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Wedding Wishes

Hello,
Today's card is for a couple of challenges
 
I used Raspberry Road Antebellum papers, matted on white.

 I added Hessian and a mix of flowers and buttons, as well as a few pearls and a sentiment.
 

My image is coloured with a mix of spectrum noir and promarkers.

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