Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Add A Sentiment

Hey guys it is Wednesday which means….

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Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

Thank you for joining us for the Patterned Paper Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week the challenge is

Add A Sentiment

We are showcasing Clearly Besotted Products this week. You don’t have to use them to join in but if you have them we would love to see them used.

As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

Spectrum Noir November Challenge

Hey lovelies, I hope you are all having a great week 🙂 
Today I wanted to share with you my cards for this months Spectrum Noir challenge.
In case you hadn’t seen we have changed the challenge up a bit and the theme is always Anything Goes, but in order to win a Spectrum Noir prize package you need to follow the optional theme, which this month is Christmas. 
http://a.pgtb.me/nTsF1h
I made not one card, but 3 for the challenge…well they are all similar just some different colours 🙂 
I couldn’t resist this set when Clearly Besotted released it and have used it on most of my cards for close friends and family, I really do love him and so much fun to colour. 
I used my Spectrum Noir Colourblend Pencils to colour all 3 and my IG1 & IG2 markers to draw a snowy ground (show up better in real life). 
I coloured each image the same other than their saddles and scarfs and then I matched the trims down the side of the card to that colour. 
I added some glitter detailing using my Quicky Glue pen and Elizabeth Crafts Diamond Glitter to this one, but I dont like the purple tone it gave so I would miss that out in future, for the others I used my Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle Pen which looks better. 
For the sentiments I used the Basic Banner 3 set and matching die and stamped using Ranger dye ink. 
For the background I used a snow stamp from last months Hero Arts kit with some silver pigment ink to give some shimmer, really like how this turned out. 
The paper I used is sadly not in stock anywhere ( I am guessing it has been discontinued), it is Lawn Fawn 12 x 12 Peace Joy Love. 
I resisted adding any sequins etc to these as I thought they didn’t really need it.
I hope you all like the cards, I really do highly recommend the set to everyone. 
Don’t forget to check out the challenge
Have a lovely weekend and happy crafting
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Festive Card Series- Layering Wreath Stamp

Hey lovelies, Hope you are all well and having a lovely week ? 
It is time for the next Festive Card Series Installment. 
I have created 3 cards using a layering wreath set from Clearly Besotted, as I type this the set is still avalible at Simon Says Stamp (linked below) but if you want it grab it as Clearly Besotted have closed their doors until next year so stock is limited ! 
These cards will actually be the main cards I send as they quick to create, easy to mail and yet look pretty.

I love the sparkle you can add with the spray from Crafter’s Companion, what I was trying to show in the video is that is like a varnish style spray and the glitter doesn’t shed ! 
I love the detail on the little pinecones in this set too, so sweet ! 
It can also be used as a non holiday wreath. 
The other good thing about this is non crafters can help create them…yep I am roping hubby in to make the rest of these with me so we can get a little production line going ! 
Thank you so much for stopping by, I hope you have an amazing day 
Happy Crafting 
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Spectrum Noir October challenge- Halloween Colours

Hey lovelies, I hope you are all having a great week ? 
New challenge is currently on over at Spectrum Noir and the theme is Halloween colours…Now this doesn’t have to be a Halloween card, you can just use any of the colours associated with Halloween- Orange, Black, Green, Red, Purple etc. 
There has also been a change to the Challenge rules. If you want to be in with a chance of winning the £30/$30 prize and card of the month you need to follow the theme, but if you want to enter a non themed card (anything goes) you can BUT you will NOT be allowed to win the £30/$30 prize, however you could still be picked as card of the month. All you need to do is use Spectrum Noir Product on your creation. 
If you want to enter the challenge and check out all my amazing teamies creations then click the graphic below. 
http://a.pgtb.me/9v4jTZ 
For my card for the challenge I used a cute Halloween set from Clearly Besotted called Best Halloween (all products are listed and linked below) 
I used Spectrum Aqua Markers to Create the background along with gold Spectrum Sparkle Pen. 
The colours I used are: 
Orange, sunset, Black, Bud Green & Purple. 
Then for the little balloons I used Spectrum Noir Colourblend pencils in the following colours- 
Black, Seal Grey, Nectarine, Pumpkin & Mustard.
I then cut them out and added a layer of Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle pen and a layer of Glossy Accents. 
The Sentiment I stamped using Versafine and then clear sparkle embossing powder. 
And of course I HAD to use sequins to finish the card off 🙂 
I loved creating this card, so much fun ! 
Thank you so much for stopping by, I hope you all have a great day. 
Happy Crafting 

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Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge- Gift Card with Clearly Besotted.

Hey guys, I cannot believe it is Wednesday again already ! I hope you have had a great week. 
It’s time for another challenge over at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge blog.
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The theme this week is Gift Card/card and the team have been working with Clearly Besotted
The winner of the challenge will win a $50 voucher to spend at the store !
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As you know I am VERY lucky to be guest designer for the whole month of STAMPtember. 
I am getting sad that my month is nearly up !
For my card for the challengeI have created a trifold card that has two simple Vellum Gift card holders. I have used the Hot Stuff stamp set for this….you guys know I love this set. 
I wanted to create a new baby card, but I wanted to add two gift card holders..one for baby and one for parents. 
And here is a video showing how I created the card.
I hope you enjoyed the video, it was so much fun creating it and really wanted to show that you can create something like this quickly and with no fuss…it doesn’t always have to be tricky ! 
Now for the Vellum Envelopes the pieces of Vellum are cut to – 
4.1/8″ x 2.1/4″ and then scored at 1cm on each side and the bottom, I thought I had included this in my video but obviously didnt. 
Also my auto focus was apparently having the day off ! So the Spectrum Noir Colours used are- 
For the dragons- BT9,IB3, IB2, IB1, FS8, FS6 & FS2 
For the egg- TN1, TN2,GB1,GB2 & Blender 
For the ground & shading- EB1,EB2,BGR1,BGR2 & Blender.
As you know Simon Says Stamp is currently having their STAMPtember event, click on the banner below to check out all the STAMPtember products, I know a few of the exclusives have sold out already !So if you see something you want make sure you grab it, I know I have missed out on most of the items I wanted by waiting. I have spoke to Simon Says Stamp who have confirmed that the Simon Releases will be restocked.
https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/category/Shop-Simon-Releases-Stamptember
And Simon is also paring with various companies for an AMAZING giveaway.


  Make sure you head on over to check the giveaway out, just click on the image above.

Thank you for stopping by.

 Make sure you hit the banner below to check out the challenge, including all the amazing creations by the Design Team.
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog
I hope you all have a great day and I cannot wait to see what you create for the challenge.
Happy crafting
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