Friday, September 27, 2013

Gatefold Easel Card

Products used for this card
Digi Stamp-Sherry Baldy Design - Etsy
Template used was from
My Stash-Gold/pearl runner/ribbon band
Paper - Kaisercraft English Rose P601 Pearl
Pink Cardstock - Stampin up Subtles Coll.
Journal Tag - Kaisercraft - English Rose  JT611
Rainbow Rhinestone Runners - Molossi
Metal and Cream Flowers - Nellie's Embellishments
Butterflies - Prima
Flowers - Front of Card - Handmade flowers  by Donna
Roses - Enthialy

  This is the card
 closed with the
 band around it!

Copics used to colour image:
Skin - E000,E00 and E02
Rouge - R81
Frill on dress - RV000,RV02
Hair - E00,E01,E02,E33
Shirt - R00,R02
Shoes and Hat - E41,E43
Owl - E41,RV10

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

"The Scrapbooking Hut" Blind Challenge

This is my layout for the Blind Challenge
 "The Scrapbooking Hut"
September 2013 
This is one of our grandchildren "Tia"
growing into a beautiful young woman.
I have provided some close up pictures of the
scrapbooking layout and also the products I have used to create this piece.

Cluster of flowers in the bottom left hand corner/ picture to the left is bottom part of layout.
Products I have used for                                                                              Top Right Corner
Scrapbooking Layout
Cardstockbrown - no particular brand
Patterned Paper - Kaisercraft Elegance 
Collection P1127 "Spirit"
Cardstock in centre - Stampin Up - Subtles
Chipboard pcs chalked with Turquoise Stone
Saying - Kaisercraft Elegance Collectables
Embellishment - The Summer House
Flourishes - Prima Say it with Crystals
Flowers/Ribbon/Pearls/Journal Tab - own stash
                  Short Saying and Journaling Tab                                                                    

Monday, September 16, 2013

Decorated Frame

Products used for this item

Frame 6.5 inches - Darcie's
Paper - Kaisercraft
Sticker Sheet - Kaisercraft "The Lakehouse"
Flowers - Liz Hillier on facebook
Embellishments - from my own stash
Paint - Frame was painted with Jo Sonya Paint - Antique Green

Please Note: When you have applied your paper give the whole frame a really good sand so their is no messy edging. Just a tip.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Altered Gatefold Card

This is a Altered Gatefold Card - I made this one for the
Black With 2 Card Challenge for September 2013.
Products used to make this card
Template for Card - Beccy's Place
Cardstock - Blue - no particular brand
Paper - Kaisercraft Chapter 1 Collection - "Beginning" P666
Stamp - Scrapkits Digi Stamp
Pearl Flourish on front of card - Bella Bling
Black Rhinestone Runners - Molossi

Copic Markers used to colour stamp image
Shoe - Y15, Y17 and Y21
Stocking - BV000, BV02 and BV04
Swirls coming out of Shoe - BG72
Flowers - V000 (Centre) , V12, V09 (Flowers)
Stems - E00 and W2
Leaves - YG00, YG03
Butterfly - Y15, Y17 and BG72
Heart - BG13, BG15

Inside of Card
This is where the altered part of the Gatefold Card is seen.
I have a flap which you can put your own personal message.
Embossing Folder - Of your choice
Stamp - Stampin Up - "Overall All Set"
Adhesive Pearls - Molossi
Zig Glitter Pens - Dark Green, Green and Black
Paper - Kaisercraft Chapter 1 Collection - "Beginning" P666

This is inside the card looking underneath the flap.
I have included a pocket in this design, you might like to put a special message or some gift money inside.

This way you aren't writing on the actual card but putting your message inside the pocket, this enables this card to be used for many different occasions.

Die used on the pocket:
Spellbinders Nestabilities Floral Ovals
Stamp - Stampin Up "Three Thoughts Set"

Thursday, September 5, 2013

"Princess Marci" Card

Products used for this card

Purple Cardstock as my base - no particular brand
Embossing Folder for cardstock background - Mpress Vines
Roses - Enthaily
Pearl Runners - on ribbon - Molossi
Dies - Spellbinders Nestabilities - Floral Ovals
Stamp - "Princess Marci" La-La Land
Colouring - This stamp was coloured using Copic Markers
(All future stamps coloured using Copics - I will list the colours)
Black / Gold Ribbon - Illawarra Scrapbookers and Craft
White Flower Ribbon, doily & purple ribbon -  own stash

"Angelica" Angel Card

Products used for this card
Stamp - Crafter's Companion - " Angelica" from Angelica and Friends
Cardstock - brown for my base - no particular brand
Image - Angelica was coloured with Copic Markers(Future coloured cards will have the colours I use)
Die - Spellbinders Nestabilities - Floral Ovals
Pearl Runners and Single Pearls - Molossi
Papers, Ribbon and Roses - from my own stash

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Decorated Box - Wedding

 Products used for this project

I was asked to make a box for a wedding couple that would hold 2 Wine Glasses. This was a challenge as the materials that the box were made out of, made it quite difficult to adhere anything to  it. With a lot of patience this is what I created and the box fitted the wine glasses perfectly.

Box - was bought locally from the gift section.
Chipboard Names - June Edwards on Facebook - I coloured them with a ink pad.
Heavy Bling - Bella Bling
Lace/Ribbon - from my stash
Flowers - Enthaily
Butterfly Embellishment - front of box under latch - Prima
Glue - "Best Ever Glue" (This is what it is actually called)

Owl Card


Products I used for this card
Cardstock - I used brown as my base , no particular brand
Papers - from my personal stash
Stamp - Sweet Pea
Image - This image was coloured with Copics - further cards will include colours used.
Wooden Embellishment Tag - Believing - Prima
Brads - Kaisercraft
Lace, Ribbon and Metal and Paper Embellishments - from my stash

Monday, September 2, 2013

Decorated Frame-50th Wedding Anniversary

What I used for this project:
I was commissioned to make this item for a 50th Wedding Anniversary
Frame - 10 inch Frame - Kaisercraft
Chipboard Embellishments - These were painted by me and purchased from June Edwards on Facebook
Wedding Rings - Purchased from Maree Robinson on Facebook
Adhesive Pearl Swirls - Prima
Paper - English Rose Collection PS130 "Vera" - Kaisercraft
Flowers - Liz Hillier and Gail Cameron on Facebook
Large Corner Flower - Handmade Flowers by Donna
Adhesive Pearl Bling on left side of frame - Bella Bling
Lace and other Embellishements - from my personal stash

S Fold Card - Birthday Boy

What I used for this project:
Cardstock - Blue - no particular brand
Paper - Party Animal Collection P661 "Jive"- Kaisercraft
Printed Chipboard - Party Animals - Kaisercraft
My own stash - Bling Car Charm, Brad, Blue Adhesive Hearts and Lace
Dies - Spellbinders Nestabilities - Floral Ovals
Die-namics - Faux Crochet Border
Rhinestones - Kaisercraft
Dragonflies - Bella Bling
Copic Markers - were used to colour the digi stamp
( will give you the copic colours for any future images I colour)
Epoxy Dome Embellishement - I made this one myself to enable the card to be closed on presentation.