21 October 2017

OH SH*T!!


Its time for a new challenge over at My Time To Craft, this fortnight we have two themes for you to choose from.

HALLOWEEN
OR
CATS

I'm sure there are a few of you out there who don't send Halloween cards, I don't .....so I decided to add another theme for you to choose from.

I decided to use one of my favourite ever cat stamps...




Challenges I Would Like To Enter
As You Like It- animals or people (animals all the way, especially skunks. as I have a 3 year old little stinker Nico xx)
Southern Girls- crazy for critters
Rubber Dance- animals

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Cats #1' by Personal Impressions PIC5050
Faber-Castell Polychromo Pencils words in brown
Kitty- van-dyke brown, raw umber & pompeian red
Tea towel- deep scarlet red & warm grey III
Pegs- phthalo blue
Washing line- dark cadmium orange
Socks- chrome oxide green, permanent green olive, chromium green opaque & may green

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Little Meow' A5 paper pack by papermania
'green & blue' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania
'desert storm' Neenah Kraft card by Crafters Companion
My stash- red ribbon

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'cat paw' die cut from the Cats Meow die by Provocraft
'stitched squares' die cuts by M & C Boutique from The Works
'OH SHIT!' alphabet die cuts by Creative Dies
'5" square white card blank'

Thank you for stopping by today, I hope you have a fabulous weekend.
I will be back on Tuesday, take care until then
Hugs xx

Purity!

I'm so busy with work at the moment, I just haven't managed to get around to commenting on your blogs, sorry. I will catch up as soon as I can xx


Its time for me to share my latest DT creation for Sheepski digi's. I just love this image, I remember when I was younger my step-sister loved Pierrot, she had everything with it on. Her bedroom was covered in it lol. So this creation is kinda a nod to that.



Challenges I Would Like To Enter

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Purity' by Sheepski
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell words in brown
Skin- ivory & cold grey II
Eyes- surf blue, bluish turquoise, turquoise & cobalt turquoise
Hat- cool grey 5 & black
Make up- cool grey 5 & black
Eyebrows- van-dyke brown & raw umber
Lips- poppy & red violet
Collar- cold grey IV & cold grey III
Top- cold grey V, cold grey IV & cold grey III
Buttons- cool grey 5 & black
Rose- sugar plum & black
Stem- lush green & hookers green
Tim Holtz distress inks
Surround- shaded lilac

Papers & Embellishments
'white' colouring card from Rymans

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'southern charm valance' die cut by Cheery Lynn Designs B454
'6" square white card blank' from The Range

Thank you for stopping by today, Make sure you pop over & check out what fabulous creations the other DT ladies have made. I will be back tomorrow, take care 
Hugs xx


19 October 2017

What's That, Coming Over The Hill?

Ok, so I'm running late yet again....I really need to get my head in the game lol!!
Going from 16 hrs to lots more is killing my crafty time, I need to start managing my time better...any tips on this would be great xx

Anyhoos, I'm here to share my latest make for 'If You Give A Crafter A Cookie' I loved making this card, using one of our sponsor...Limited Runs, fabulous images!!
 I decided to make a card for Nige....just because I can lol 




Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Stinkin' Inkers- monster mash
CCC Digi- fantasy

Images & Colouring Mediums
Promarkers/Flexmarkers words in black
Faber-Castell Words in brown
Left monster- azure, helioblue reddish & cobalt blue greenish
Eye- lime twist, pine green, permanent green, cold grey IV & cold grey III
Right monster- pumpkin, brown ochre, burnt ochre & dark cadmium orange
Eye- azure, black, helio reddish, cold grey IV & cold grey III
Tim Holtz distress inks
Moon- iced spruce

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Time To Sparkle' by Dovecraft from The Range
'red' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania from The Range
'white' colouring card from Rymans
Sentiment, computer generated

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Sizzix Bigshot'
'circle' die cut by X-cut 503416 from The Range
'5" square white card blank' from The Range

This fortnights fab & very yummy monster cookies


Thank you for stopping by today, fingers crossed I get my a*se in gear over the next week or so. I will be back tomorrow with my latest 'Sheepski' DT creation
Take care until then, hugs xx


Mouse's In Love

Good morning & welcome to my small part of the World Wide Web. Firstly I just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who sent me 'good luck' messages, emails etc...I really
 do appreciate it xx

In answer to some of your questions, I love my new job...its awesome, my first shift I got to play with some new dies from Sizzix & boy are the gorgeous. I also saw what we have coming 
in the new year, I seriously need to save some pennies 💗 them all. 
I have been asked (after taking some of my favourite makes in to show my supervisor) to do a weekly demo, either Saturday or Sunday depending on my hours. This was meant to be happening after Christmas, but it looks like its gonna be sooner arghhhh!!! scary!!!

Anyhoos, the real reason I'm here is to share with you my latest creation for 'Inspiration Destination' we have an optional theme for you this fortnight...

EASEL CARDS

I just love easel cards, they are just that little bit extra. I decided to make a circle one lol
After much messing & a few A4 sheets of wasted card I managed to make this. I hope you like it xx


Just love these cute mouse's 


Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Creates & Makes- ATG
Inky Chicks- not square
Craftaholics R Us- ATG
Little Red Wagon- shaped cards (no square/rectangle)
2 Crafty Critter Crazies- ATG with critter

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Dreamboat' from the Lovers Lane set by Country Companions
Derwent Inktense Pencils
Left Mouse
Ears & nose- carmine pink
Fur- baked earth
Jumper- lagoon & iris blue
Boots- shiraz & tan
Right Mouse
Ears & nose- carmine pink
Fur- neutral grey
Jumper- shiraz & poppy red
Boots- shiraz & tan
Pillow- red violet
Champagne flutes- sicilian yellow & neutral grey
Tree- oak
Leaves- hooker's green & felt green
Water- sea blue
Ladybug- poppy red
Champagne bottle- poppy red, tan, hooker's green & felt green
Oars- neutral grey & hot red
Boat- madder brown, hot red & neutral grey 

Papers & Embellishments
'blue, red, green & purple' card from the 12 x 12 coloured stack by Papermania 
'white' colouring card by Ryman's
My stash- pearl & hearts 

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
Sizzix Bigshot
'circle stitch' die cuts by M&C Boutique from The Works
'precious hearts' die cuts by Memory Box
'heart' border die cut from the LOVE set by Diamond Press DP1188
'flower' die cut from the Make & Create set from The Works
'card base' made using 'A4 hammered card' by Crafters Companion

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what fabulous 'easel cards' the Dream Team have made to help inspire you
I will be back tomorrow, so until the take care xx
Hugs xx

12 October 2017

Foxy!

Good morning & welcome to my late post for {PIN}spirational....no idea where the time went. I did have a really rubbish 9hr shift on Monday which threw me abit!

Anyhoos, I'm here to share with you a super cute image, sent to the DT from Lemon Shortbread. I just loved this super cute fox as soon as I saw him & he fits with this fortnights {PIN}spirational photo. Which you will find here or at the end of my post xx


Ok so I decided on an arctic fox...kinda, anyhow's that's what he started out as lol!!
Also decided he was enough on his own & didn't need anything else on it xx


Challenges I Would Like To Enter

Images & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Autumn Fox' by Lemon Shortbread
Faber-Castell Polychromo Pencils in brown
Ears- medium flesh, cinnamon & light flesh
Fur- cold grey II, cold grey I, warm grey VI, warm grey V,  warm grey IV & warm grey III
Ground- leaf green, grass green & light green
Leaf- terracotta & burnt ochre
Tim Holtz distress inks
Surround- salty ocean

Papers & Embellishments
'black' card from the 12 x 12 black & white stack by Papermania
'white' colouring card by Rymans

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue
'4" square white card blank'

This fortnights photo

Thank you for stopping by today, I will be back on the 18th & will let you all know how my new job is going. Until then take care
Hugs xx