Thursday 25 February 2016


This is my purple lace card

Have used a dark and light purple card
Wrapped Lace around card twice so the lace was more visible
The edge of the lace  had eyelets so I threaded purple organza ribbon through
All adhered to white Base Card
Cut the white and green leaves on the Cuttle Bug
the Flowers were cut on the Scan n Cut and put together
Sentiment was done on the computer cut with the Cuttle Bug and distressed inked the edges

Am entering these challenges

Red Red Red

I don't normally do a card like this but my DIL wanted a  card for her Mum's Birthday and I was playing around at making these dresses so the order was for a red dress  and I saw that one of the  challenge sites I look at was for lots of red so thought I could give it a go

Base card is Red
Black Die Cut
Made a black coat hanger not that visable
Made dress
Used black ribbon with red gems for belt
cut leaves and red flower on cuttle bug,  put black distress in on edges of flower before rolling it
Did sentiment on computer

Am entering it on here

Tuesday 23 February 2016

Special Mum

My Grand daughter likes to watch her mum get dressed and put on her make up. She came out in some of her mum's clothes and covered with lipstick. So this is for her to give to her mum on mothers day, which is in May in New Zealand

Printed out image colored with copics
Die cut image with a Nellie Snellon die plus a bigger red one to adhere to
White die cut is couture creations -tied together adhered to white base Card
Leaves and flower cuts with Cuttle Bug other a punch
Added red bow with a stick pin  with pearls and a bead  they are held together with glue

Stella Sketch

This is this weeks Stella Sketch from Catch The Bug

Think I might of caught the bug for doing these challenges

So here is my card

For a change I colored the image first then  put the card together
The backing paper is from my stash, thought it was sort of crazy as Stella often is,
Adhered the backing paper,image and sentiment that was done on the computer onto orange card
Maroon strip of card embossed herring bone  White scallop ribbon added to bottom
cut the flower leaves with Cuttle Bug
Other  leaves a punch

Sentiment says
Whatever you decide to do today
Make sure it keeps you happy

Bingo challenge


This weeks challenge at catch the bug is a bingo challenge
I seem to be drawn to pink cards,flowers and I love Stella so here is my card

Adhered a sparkly flowery hot pink backing Paper to light Pink Base Card
Printed Stella and colored her with copics then adhered her to a die cut that was sent to me from my Card Buddy
Cut the leaves on the Cuttle Bug leaves from my stash
Pink flowers, made by me, cut on the Scan N Cut
Sentiment done on the computer

Monday 22 February 2016

warm colors

Inside of card has a panel to put a greeting on I didn’t want to put anything on the front as I have not yet decided who this card will be for

Filigree cut card 
Backing paper added 
leaves cut on Cuttle Bug

Flowers from my stash

Tilda stamp colored with copics

Edges of oval distress inked

 Have entered this into this challenge 

Male card

I always find male cards hard to do but at least while the grandsons are still young I just do a card as to what they are into at the time 


Double easel card for my grandson who is rugby mad (even though it is a soccer ball in the card) 
Digi stamps colored with copics Back and White – our towns colors
All the balls have had an extra cut to adhere to other with foam dots same as the boy 
The Lucas is 7 and sentiment done on computer and a frame made with circle dies 
All images printed onto white card then adhered to other card with ball Backing Paper. 
The bottom of the card was printed on the computer it made  less bulky when it was folded

Have entered this challenge 

Wednesday 17 February 2016

Hearts Wedding

Edge of Black and White card punched, adhered together with double sided tape
Cut Oval in White card with Cuttle Bug added backing paper to back
Bride and Groom colored with Copics and adhered to card
Cut a Marianne Oval for a frame
Flowers,leaves and flourishes were cut on the Cuttle Bug
Cut some red hearts with the scan & cut
Sentiment done on the computer
Insert inside card to hide the join of the black and white card

Sentiment says
Two Hearts       One heartbeat
Two minds        One thought
Two Bodies       One being
Two lives            One life
A special Dream
Come true
Beginning with
The words
I Do
Am entering in these two challenges