Month: October 2014

Spectrum Noir October Challenge

Hello Lovelies, I hope you are well ? 
I wanted to share with you my DT card for the Spectrum Noir Challenge, the theme is Use your Embellishments. 
I have used one of the beautiful stamps by Sheena which can be found here . I coloured it using my Spectrum Noir Pencils and then cut it out and mounted it onto some card using 3D glue, I then get out my Enamel dots, Sequins and gems and just started sticking. Once done i inked the edges using Worn Lipstick Distress ink and rounded the corners…really happy with how this turned out. 
If you want to join in the challenge head on over to the Spectrum Noir Facebook Group and hit the October challenge tab. 
Items used: 
Spectrum Noir Pencils- 
29,34,35,84,10,20,15,22
Worn Lipstick Distress Ink 
Sequins, Gems and Enamel Dots 
Happy Crafting 
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Hello my lovelies, this is just a quick post to say I am sorry if i do not get round to your blogs as much as normal. As you know we are in the process of moving and have ALOT to sort out in a short space of time so I cannot spend as much time visiting you all as I would like. 
I promise then when i get a spare 5 mins i will pop by and say hello. 
Thank you for all continuing to pop by and say hello, you are all wonderful 
Happy Crafting 
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Think Pink

Hello Lovelies, I hope you are all ok ? 
Well October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I like many ladies have a family history on both sides of Breast Cancer so I always check..I hope you do to ! 
I have used an image by Saturated Canary specifically for Breast Cancer Awareness, What do you think….
I went for a fairly simple card. The sentiment is computer generated and i have just added some sequins and some ribbon, I have lightly dusted around the edge using some Distress Ink. 
So ladies please remember that a 10 min self check could end up saving your life, if you do not know how to check ask your doctor to show you, or there is plenty of information online on how to check. 
Items used: 
Image is by Saturated Canary 
Spectrum Noirs- 
Skin- FS2,FS4,FS8,TN3,TN4 
Hair- FS9,EB5,EB8 
Clothes- BGR1,BGR2,BGR3,PP2,PP4,PP5,DG3,DG2
Paper is MME 
Card is dark grey from Papermilldirect 
Spun Sugar Distress Ink 
American Crafts Ribbon
Sequins from my stash 
Stay safe and happy crafting 
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Treasured Times…Booh Witch

Hiya lovelies
Halloween is nearly here and I just had to share this card I made using the fab Booh Witch By Erica Nicomedi
I have coloured her using Spectrum Noir Pens…For her skin I have used 
FS2,FS4,TN3. 

I was going to go for green hair, but decided to go for orange instead. 
Hair- OR1,OR2,OR3
Hat & Cloak – IG10,IG8,IG5,IG4 

And here is the finished card, the rest of the image was coloured using the following colours- 
Purples- LV3,LV2,LV1
Oranges- OR1,OR2,OR3
Background – BG5 & Blender 
The papers were actually some free ones i received with a magazine ! 
I have added some tulle and then stuck some gems and sequins to it to add a little bit of sparkle. 
I hope you all have a great Halloween, stay safe and have fun 🙂 
Don’t forget to share any of your creations with us over on the Facebook Group, we are a friendly bunch and love seeing what you have made. 
Happy Crafting 
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Swing high

Hello Lovelies, I hope you are all ok ? 
I wanted to share with you a card I made for a dear friends daughters birthday. 
It is such a fun image and I thought perfect for a 6 year old.
I have made the Pinwheel using this fab tutorial ….I will definitely be making more of these. 
I added the cocktail stick to turn it into a windmill. I did add a sentiment to the front of the card but it was just for the birthday girl 🙂 
I hope you like it 🙂 
Items used: 
Spectrum Noirs: 
Skin- FS2,FS4,TN3, FS8 
Hair- TN6,TN7,TN8 
Dress- DR6,PP5,PP4,PP2 
Swing- GB7,EB3,EB6,EB8 
Boots- EB3,EB5,EB8 
Sky- IG1,TB1 & Blender 
Papers are My Minds eye Lost and Found 
Crafter’s Companion Kraft card 
Happy Crafting 
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Moonbeam Meadow

Hello lovelies, 
Have you got your Four Day Deal yet ? The fab Moonbeam Meadow…it is beautiful isn’t it ? and aren’t all the samples brilliant…I am very lucky to be on such an amazingly talented team.
If you haven’t seen it yet the range include- 
12 stamp sets, 2 CDS
Everyday collection:
Everyday CD-ROM 
Hugs and Kisses 
Just a Note 
Love Birds 
Time for Tea 
Time Out
True Love

Christmas collection:
Christmas CD
Christmas CD-ROM 
Festive Cheer 
Christmas Kisses 
Magical Star 
Peace Angel 
Rudolph and Friends 
Santa’s Delivery

Here is a couple of my Design team samples for the shows. 

I wanted to do something a little bit different so i decided to make a countdown board, I have printed paper from the CD ROM onto some Centura Pearl and then added a sheet of the Crafter’s Companion Black card onto the back for extra sturdiness. 
The image is one of the Fabric Companions printed onto Neenah card. I have used the Verse writer on the CD ROM to create the numbers and the countdown verse. 

This is another of the fab Frame Cards, I have printed this onto Neenah card and inked with distress ink, I used my Crop a dile to punch two holes in the top and threaded some ribbon through to create a hanger, i then just added some flowers, hatpins and berries.

This is definitely my favorite of all the stamps. I wanted to go for a non traditional colour scheme and have coloured it using my Spectrum Noirs- IG5,IG4,IG2,IG1,GB5,IB1,IB2,HB2,HB1,LV3 & Blender
Pencils- 78,80,82
The papers are from the CD ROM and i have added the flowers, a ribbon and a gem. I inked over the die using Distress Ink.




Make sure you keep checking back for some more of my samples, also check out the Crafter’s Companion Facebook Page for some beautiful samples from the rest of the Design team. 

Show times are (subject to change) – 

Wed 01-Oct 08:00 
Wed 01-Oct 14:00 
Thu 01-Oct 12:00 
Thu 01-Oct 17:00


Happy Crafting 

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