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Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Creative Inspirations #36

This is for 'Creative Inspirations' ~ Sketch

6 x 6 White card ~ Purple and Bauble BPs free from mag ~ mirri card ~ silver ribbon ~ Computer generated sentiment ~ Digital Doodling bauble image

I was going to entered SFTW challenge as Lilac and silver but forgot the tag as I have no time to put one on as this is the last night for Creative Inspriations. Also for Wendy to see her stunning drawings ~ click here for Terms & Conditions.

Kathleen x

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

SFTW #25 and Digital Doodling #2

Stamping for the Weekend ~ A Sketch
Digital Doodling ~ Mirs Tilly Claus image, glitter and a sketch from existing challenge.
Image coloured with copic pens and glue glitter pen
Pearls some coloured with copic pen.
Quickutz poinsettia and a rose glittered with glue glitter.
BP,ribbon from stash,
Computered generated sentiment.

Kathleen x

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge

I was looking at Helen's blog and loved her idea of a desk calendar for Secret Crafter
I decided to make a calendar using Helen's instuctions and became a follower to Secret Crafter. Magnolia 'Tilda Dreaming' stamp image coloured with copic pens.
Purple and lilac cardstock.
Calendar Tab from local shop.

Kathleen x

Saturday, 7 November 2009

Christmas shoe card

This morning I noticed that the easel card are very popular so I decided to have a go and found the details in Helen's blog then I carried on browsing and found Jak's blog with a shoe freebie so here's the card.

The shoe and flowers are decoupaged from Jak's freebie. The sentiment is also raised. Gold, red cardstock & 2 gold brads.

Kathleen x

Sunday, 1 November 2009

Winter Wonderland #23

The theme for the card challenge is 'Jingle Bells' Stamp image is from Anita's ~ white card/envelope from Craft Creations ~ Computer generated sentiment ~ BPs, die cut leaves, gems, sticky ribbon all from stash.

Kathleen x

Saturday, 31 October 2009

Digital Doodling Challenge

Sorry folks, it's been a while since I did any cardmaking. It has been a busy month and my mojo is beginning to come back so hopefully you will see more cards. Now this card for Digital Doodling using Wendy's gorgeous freebie image 'Cupcake Tilly'
White card & matting ~ Freebie BPs ~ copic pens ~ Ribbon & flower from stash
Cuddly Buddly sentiment stamp ~ Pink ink.
Kathleen x

Friday, 16 October 2009

Tuesday Taggers meets Truly Scrumptious #18

First time for Tuesday Taggers ~ Free freebie mouse
Truly Scrumptious ~ Sketch/Autumn Image coloured with copic pens
Basic Grey and Dovecraft BP
Die cut leaves from from stash, some hand cut.

Kathleen x

Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Pollycraft Challenge #25

Pollycraft Monday Challenge ~ FIVE 'S' WORDS






To make a card using at least 2 of these or 5

I managed to put all 5.

PB Stamp 'Stocking' coloured with Copic Pens.

Red card. Red and green cardstock.

Sparkle ~ Glitter glue pen

Snowflake ~ Dovecraft punch

Swirls ~ Hand cut

Stripes and Spots ~ BP

This is my first time entered the Pollycraft challenge.

Kathleen x

SSS challenge Red and Green

Simon Says Stamp Challenge ~ Colour combo RED and GREEN Friday Freebie image from Pollycraft coloured with copic pens. White card.
Used up BP and Die cut trees from Stash.

Kathleen x

Monday, 28 September 2009

Digital Doodling

This challenge is to create either a card, a scrapbook page or a tag using the freebie 'Christmas Belle' so I made a card.Freebie image coloured with copic pens. BP, die cut leaves and pearl from stash, quickutz poinsettia flower, sentiment from papermania.

Kathleen x

Saturday, 26 September 2009

WW #17 and Colour Create #28

The card entered for Winter Wonderland's theme 'Hot Chocolate' and Color Create 'Hot Pink, Dusty Pink and Ice Chocolate.


144mm sq white card.
WOJ stamp 'Willow with hot chocolate'
Copic pens
Dovecraft BP and cardstock
Flowers and gems from stash
Woodware leaf punch
Cuddly Buddly sentiment stamp
Kathleen x

Friday, 25 September 2009

Papertake sketch #24

The card is to follow the sketch for Papertake weekly challenge Morning Glory stamp
Copic pens
Pearlised light brown card
Computer generated sentiment

Kathleen x

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Sketch Saturday #68

The card is to follow sketch saturday challenge sketch. This is a great layout.
The image is one of Ruth's stamps coloured with copics. White card, pink shades of cardstock, BP, brad, ribbon, holographic butterfly stickers and silver sentiment sticker matted on pink inked around white card.
Kathleen x

Thursday, 10 September 2009

Digital-Ink Co Challenge

Good Morning, not many cards this week as I had computer problems but its all sorted now. fingers crossed.
This is a new challenge Digital-Ink Co Challenge and this my first card made with gorgeous poppy is free on the blog.

The image is coloured with copics. Black cardstock punched at sides with ribbon punch and put red narrow ribbon through then handmade bows glued at each corner matted onto red cardstock. Matted on white card.


Monday, 7 September 2009

Winter Wonderland #15

The challenge is to follow the sketch and about Frosty the Snowman. Well I don't have a snowman stamp so I decided to draw a snowgirl as I had very little christmas papers. Quite pleased with the snowgirl as I was a little out of practice, about oh 30 odd years since I did any drawing. How time flies. Now the card.

BP, cardstock, brads from stash. Snow 3"punch and raised with foam pads. Computer generated sentiment.

The image coloured with copics.

I did the flower by cutting a length of ribbon and turn over each petal until full then make a hole in the middle for the brad.


Friday, 4 September 2009

Happy Birthday Heidi

I made a card following Simon says stamp challenge sketch and also Heidi 's special birthday this week. They are offering a fantastic prize. They would love you all to join and reach 200 entries. So hurry and hop over to Simon says stamp blog.
White card, K& Co papers, blue cardstock, flowers, brads.
Woodware leaf punch and corner punch. WOJ image 'Willow with hot chocolate' coloured with copics.

Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Create4fun #35

The challenge is to follow the template to make a milk carton box. I enjoyed making the box Brown Bazzill cardstock
Whiff of Joy 'Willow with flower basket' (at the back Lizzie with muff)
Flowers (daisy from and ribbon from stash
K&Co paper
Tag punch and sentiment stamp

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Sketch Saturday #66

I followed the sketch in Sketch Saturday.

I torn the edges of K&Co paper backed on white card. Two strips of different K&Co paper.

The image is Sarah Kay stamp coloured with copics on hair, skin and flowers. Corner punch.

I paper piecing the hat, ribbon, top and jeans with the same papers.

The flower was made by small and medium heart punches and coloured pearl with R47 copic pen. Computer generated seniment.

SFTW #13

I made a baby card for Stampin for the weekend challenge.Forever Friends image coloured with copics
White card & Pink cardstock
Funky Fairy download papers & paper piecing
Buttons, ribbon & embroidery thread from stash
Computer generated sentiment


Fridaysketchers #67

I'm entering the first time challenge following the sketch and orange and blue. I love this layout and I made a male bithday card.

Rusty pearlised card from stash

Backing Papers ~ Basic Grey 'Archaic' & Dovecraft 'Masuline'

Cardstock - Bazzill

Image ~ The Greeting Farm I received from candy, coloured with copics and promarkers

Sentiment stamp free from mag ~ VersaMagic 'Sahara Sand' ink


Tuesday, 25 August 2009

CC#2 and MMSC #16

The card is for Priscillia Styles ~Sketch and Crafty Cardmakers ~ Complimentry colours. I chose Purple and Yellow.

Elisabeth Bell 'Sisters' stamp coloured with copics.
Backing papers, cardstock, flowers, and gems from stash.

Kathleen x

Pink and Grey card

I made this card for Stampin for the Weekend ~ pink and grey and Sketch Saturday~ Sketch.

Plain grey paper matted on white card then flower pattern paper trimmed with fancy scissors and finally the checkered paper. Pink cardstock cut into two strips. First time I paper piecing the dress on 'Little Miss Bitty' download image from Fred, She Said coloured with copics and matted on flower pattern paper. Daisy punch flowers and pink gems. Free stamp sentiment from mag.

Kathleen x

Allsorts Challenge #15

My moto is back so I ventured into new challenges and this the first time I entered Allsorts .

The challenge is to follow their sketch and some torn edges. When I saw the sketch I desided to do a male card. Download image Alfie and Fudge coloured with copics. I torn the dotted paper matted on BP, brads and Fun Stamp sentiment (VersaMagic Ocean Depth) all matted on white card.


Sunday, 23 August 2009

Crafty Cardmakers #1

The challenge is about 'Blossom, Blossom everywhere'.This is my first time to design a LO and I find it very hard to do. I'm not sure if I like it, maybe I should have matted the image or inked around the edges
I coloured WOJ stamp 'Willow with flower basket' with copics. BP's, ribbon, brads and flowers from stash. Computer generated sentiment.
Thank you for looking and for any comment you may leave.

Kathleen x

Friday, 21 August 2009

Truly Scrumptious#14

Sorry folks, I've not done much crafting as I was not feeling well due to change of weather I think.
The challenge is to make 'Anything but a card' so I decided to cover the notebook from Tesco.

I used backing papers download from 'Funky Fairy' except the plain black paper. "My Favourite Things" stamp which I won from 'Stampin for the Weekend' coloured with promarkers and copics also coloured the pearls. Flowers from stash.
Thank you for looking and for any comment you may leave.

Kathleen x

Friday, 14 August 2009

Christmas Cracker

This card (Christmas cracker) is for ABC Occasions Challenge **C** in Docrafts. I used plain white matted with blue BP, silver card, silver ribbon and computer generated sentiment. Freebie PB image from Valentines coloured with copics, promarkers and glitter glue pen.
The cracker idea was from Shiraz (Docrafts).
Kathleen x

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Tilda sitting on snowball

This card is to follow the sketch of SFTW challenge #10 and WW challenge #11 is to 'Twinkle Sparkle'. I have used white card matted with backing paper, white glitter card and colour card. Tilda coloured with copics and promarkers. And also used glitter glue to give a bit of sparkle. I used circle punched glitter card as snowball for Tilda to sit on and also the same card for silver peel off sticker sentiment. The flowers are from Prima with silver star shaped brads.
Kathleen x

Monday, 3 August 2009

Winter Wonderland #10

This card is for Winter Wonderland. The challenge is to follow the sketch and winter wonderland scene.
2 different cardstock......matted on white card.

The image is from Elzybells coloured with copics.

Three snowflake brads, I can't remember were I bought them.

Peel-off 'Happy Christmas' sticker coloured with green Peel Off pen .

The corner flowers is a bit like paper piecing with peel off flower sticker and holographic stickers.

Kathleen x

Pretty in Pink

The card is for GG Challenge in Docrafts.

I put pink card stock matted on white square card then I punched with 3" punch (Woodware) on two different BP also the same punch on image coloured with copics. I choose pink and green flowers with green leaves (woodware punch) and white star shaped buttons at each corner of the card.

Kathleen x

Sunday, 2 August 2009

Stampin' for the Weekend #9

The challenge is to alter the items you may find in the house
I really enjoy doing the items, a change from making cards

I will be on the lookout for more items to make.

CD set and Coffee Jar

The CD Set....
The image Daisy - Sugar Nellie coloured with copics and promarkers
2 brown backing paper
Orange card, hole punched with hand pliers type thingy

Coffee Jar...
I got the freebie BP stamp image from Valentine coloured with copics and promarkers
Backing Paper, ribbon and holograph butterfly. All from stash.
Kathleen x

Tuesday, 28 July 2009

Gorgeous Girls Challenge

There is a new challenge on Docrafts for GG stamps only by Pinkpixie.

To make a card are
3-5 embellishments
2 different papers
Sentiment if required
Red, white and blue

Here is the card made with embellishments of flowers, ribbon and gems.
Kathleen x

Saturday, 25 July 2009

Christmas Card Challenges

The card is for Winter Wonderland #8 and Truly Scrumptious #12.

I don't have stamp of Santa so I googled and found the image in for Winter Wonderland #8 and Truly Scrumptious #12 sketch with beads.

The image is coloured with Poppy promarker, copic pens, G14 - R11 - R00 and white souffle pen. Backing papers ribbon from stash. I punched red floweres and curled slightly with black pearls. I had large black pearls but no small ones for the smaller flowers so I coloured the white pearls with copic pen C7. Computer generated Sentiment.

Have a good weekend.

Kathleen x

Fred's Freebie Challenge

This challenge card is to use the freebie image. ( The challenge ends at midnight 27th July.

I use backing papers from stash. The image is coloured with copic pens.

Kathleen x

Sunday, 19 July 2009

Golden Wedding Anniversary

This card is for our dear friends who will be celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Fifty years together. I choose a cream card and use a less shiny gold card, cut into a thin strip, one side with fancy scissors, covered with broad yellow ribbon and lacy cream ribbon matted onto cream card. I punch out two gold shiny hearts with Quickutz, decorate with flowers, wire (few times round a knitting needle), gems, butterfly (punch), 50 gold sticker and handmade bow (narrower ribbon). Computer generated sentiment (cream card) matted on gold card. I found the verse in Docrafts which I forgot to take note of her name. Apologies to the Docrafter.
Kathleen x

Monday, 13 July 2009

Truly Scrumptious #11

I'm back after a fun week with my grandson but my mojo is somewhere else.

The challenge is to follow TS sketch with black, white and 1 colour.
Sugar Nellie Gorjuss Girl Stamp coloured with copic pens. 3 inch scallop punch.

Backing papers, flowers matted on white card. Happy Birthday sticker coloured with Peel Off pens.

I wondered if this card is too dark but I appreciated your comment. Thank you.

Kathleen x


Saturday, 4 July 2009

The Next Level #5

As this is my last card because my grandson is here for his holidays for a week.

The card is to follow The Next Level sketch.

The large circle is cut by scallop scizzors as I have problems with my circles punches and white pearls.

Backing papers and cardstock.

Ribbon, flowers and brad.

Computer generated sentiment.

The freebie image is kindly given by Ruth coloured by copics pens.

Kathleen x

Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Buddys Speical Birthday

It's Buddy's birthday today, he is 3 yrs old (21 in doggy years) If you're a dog lover, hop over to see his Mum's blog
to see whats he's up to Here's the card I made for him and for the challenge.
Green marled card
Paw stamp
Bone punch
Bowl hand cut and written
Computer generated sentiment and gold number sticker
The dog image is googled and coloured with copic pens
Kathleen x

Monday, 29 June 2009

Winter Wonderland #5

The challenage is to make a cracker as it is the last Sunday of the month instead of card.

Blue Mulberry paper is wrapped round the toilet roll tied with silver ribbon (papermania).

The net is persil bag stamped all over with Encore silver ink Pad with a unwanted paper underneath it.

Rubber stamp, pin, beads and charm from stash.

Hope you like it.

Kathleen x

Sunday, 28 June 2009

Truly Scrumptious #10

This challenge is to follow the sketch and the forgotten old stash .
This stamp (dont know the make) is hardly used, coloured with copic pens.
The card is matted with different mulberry papers. (I have loads of mulberry papers)
Die Cut green leaf (I think Lakeland). Flowers and brad from stash. Computer generated sentiment. Oh! the photo corner is hand cut.
Kathleen x

Monday, 22 June 2009

Winter Wonderland #4

This challenge is about A Blue Christmas so lots of blue shades.

Download image Lily from Grab-a-doodle-do coloured with copic pens and promarker pen.
Free backing papers.
Knot ribbon and brads from stash.
Sentiment sticker.

Kathleen x

Stampin' for the weekend #3

This challenage is to choose one of the 3 song titles are
A whiter chade of pale - Procol Harum
Time of season - Zombies
Please Mr Postman - Marvelettes
So I choose Time of season.
WOJ Lizzie with muff stamp coloured with copic pens matted on to green cardstock.
BP, ribbon, brads from stash.
The black swirls is self-ashesive felt fusion from Queen & co which is very fiddly to work with.
Kathleen x

Tuesday, 16 June 2009

The Next Level #3

The challenge is to follow the sketch features an arched pocket and inserted into this is a removable tag. Sarah Kay stamp with coloured with copic pens. On the cream card is a mixture of 2 BPs, cream card flower punch, ribbons and pearls.
Kathleen x

Stamin' for the weekend #2

This challenge is about Going Digital. This is the firse time download image Lily from Grab-a-doodle-do coloured with copic pens matted on pink and purple cardstock onto BP from Dovecraft. Ribbon punched at side of BP (I think that what its called and not sure where I got it from) onto white card. White flower covered with pink ink and white 3D glitter glue and brad. Gold sticker sentiment.
Kathleen x

Winter Wonderland #3

The challenge is about Let it snow. WOJ stamp coloured with copic pens. Free BP, Ribbon (looks like snowballs) and snow confetti from stash. Computerised sentiment.
Kathleen x

Friday, 12 June 2009

Truly Scrumptious 9

The challenge is about altered art flower. I followed the TS layout and I made a red and white theme onto an off white card. Papermania gems. BP and ribbon from my stash. Sugar Nellie Stamp coloured with copic pens and promakers and 3" scallop punch. Computer sentiment. The altered flower :- I made the white flower dotted with black gel pen, glued all flowers together and glittered all over with white 3D Glitter Glue pen.
Kathleen x

Thursday, 11 June 2009

The Next Level Challenge 2

The challenge is to have a frame of ribbon border. WOJ stamp is coloured by copic pens and promarkers matted on beige cardstock and the sentiment by computer. Three shades of BP matted on white card. Papermania flowers, brads and organza ribbon from Dovecraft. Gems free from a magazine.
Kathleen x

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

Winter Wonderland #2

The challenge is about christmas carols so this card is 'Let it snow'.
Funstamps 'Snowman' which I had long time ago coloured by copics pens, Promarkers and white souffle pen.
Backing paper and 3" snowflake punch (Dovecraft). Little confetti snowflakes. Sentiment made by computer.
Thank you looking and for leaving comment.
Kathleen x

Sunday, 7 June 2009

Stamin' for the weekend

Good Morning. It's a better morning, after yesterdays heavy rain showers.
Here is the first card, the challenge is purple and yellow. Sarah Kay stamp coloured with copic pens, backing papers, ribbon and flowers. I think a charm would finished it off nicely as I don't have any. Kathleen x


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