Wednesday, November 25, 2015

PTI Blog Hop - November 2015

This month's PTI blog hop is about all of the fun nontraditional color schemes, like the one in the inspiration photo above. Silver, Hawaiian Shores, Tropical Teal and Simply Chartreuse are what we see! All against pops of bright, crisp white! Use this inspiration pieces as a jumping point for your next project, which could be holiday or non-holiday. 

 My inspiration came from the framed mirror and deer head.


Monday, October 26, 2015

ColourQ #313

Such pretty colours to work with this week at ColourQ.
While thinking about this challenge, I was inspired by the pattern on a tissue box.


So I got to work on my card and this is what I came up with:


Sunday, October 25, 2015

PTI Blog Hop - October 2015

The challenge for this month's blog hop is to create a project inspired by the photo.
I straight away thought of Christmas... so I made a Christmas card. I used quite a few stamps from different sets to make this card. I used the smallest bloom from 'Christmas Poinsettia', one flourish from 'Fancy Flourishes', another flourish from 'Holiday Photo Finishers' and the sentiment from 'Think Big Favorites #20'. I just love traditional Christmas colours!


I also made this gift card holder which I CASEd from Claire Daly.



Saturday, October 17, 2015

Masculine with a touch of sparkle

Made this masculine card with a touch of glitter to add some sparkle. Entering this card in two challenges:
Addicted to CAS - Sparkle
Less is More - Masculine


Wednesday, October 7, 2015

CAS(E) This Sketch #143 and Color Throwdown #363

Always helps to have a sketch and know the colours to use.

The colours are much paler and closer to the CTD colours IRL...they brightened up when I touched up with Photoshop.

Sunday, September 27, 2015


I used inspiration from two challenges for my card:
Color Throwdown #361 and
CASology - circles


Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Birthday Balloon

Made this card with two challenges in mind:
 Seize the Birthday - Anything Goes
 Just Us Girls - Balloons

I am so in love with Tim Holtz's Bird Crazy and Crazy Things stamps. Hope to "dress up" some more birds soon.


Sunday, September 13, 2015

Card Concept - Daisies

Such a pretty inspiration picture for the challenge at Card Concept. I was also inspired by this gorgeous card by Jennifer Rzasa. I really don't enjoy colouring or fussy I'm trying to find ways of using line stamps without colouring them in or cutting them out. I think my card fits in the Clean and Graphic section this week. Never sure what my style is.


Monday, September 7, 2015

Less is More - Green and Gold

This week's challenge at Less is More is a colour challenge and it is Green and Gold.
I decided to go with a Christmas theme for this card.


Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Tag You're It #27

Love all the stenciling on the card for this week's Tag You're It challenge
I used the Tim Holtz Honeycomb stencil with embossing paste on the big tag and distress inks on the smaller tag.  Did a bit of stenciling, stamping and splattering for the background of the card.


Saturday, July 25, 2015

PTI Blog Hop - July 2015

Here is this month's challenge:
Butterflies never go out of style!  Now is your chance to get out some of your favorite butterfly products as put them to work creating a beautiful piece of art inspired by this month's inspiration piece.
Here is what I came up with:

I used 'Life is Beautiful' die for the butterfly and cut it from Scarlet Jewel cardstock. I sponged it with distress paint using a Tim Holtz stencil. The sentiment is from 'Think Big Favorites #7'. The background paper is from Nellies Choice

Saturday, July 18, 2015

CTD #351

Here is my card for this week's Colour Throwdown Challenge. Just got my flamingo die and I really wanted to play with it. I had some teeny scraps of  patterned paper that I thought would be appropriate for this week's colours. So here is what I came up with for this week's Colour Throwdown Challenge.


Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Colour Throwdown #349

I was randomly chosen as the Featured Stamper for CTD347. It's fun to be given recognition for participating in the challenges. Here is my card using this week's beautiful colours:

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Card Concept #38

I'm playing along in this week's Card Concept challenge.
I don't really know what my style is but I'd put this card in the "Clean and Layered" category.


Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Curtain Call - Flip Flops

I have the PTI "Flipping Out" dies which I think I've only used once, so I was glad to get an opportunity to use them again for this Curtain Call challenge.


Sunday, June 21, 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

Happy Birthday Shaker Card

Going to enter this card in the following challenges:
CAS-ual Fridays Challenge #139
Less is More Week 222
Seize the Birthday


Just for you

I managed to make this card from bits and pieces that I had in my box of 'leftovers'. I used the colours from this week's Color Throwdown challenge and got help with the layout from the sketch at the Retrosketches blog.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PTI Blog Hop - February 2015

The challenge for this month's blog hop is to use the inspiration piece to get our creativity flowing.
I used different watercolour techniques on my card...a bit of splatter, bit of smooshing and I stamped with an embossing folder.


Also linking this card to the AAA Cards challenge where we need to make a CAS card with a touch of orange.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

PTI Blog Hop - January 2015

The theme for this month's blog hop is "HEARTS". Then use this card to tell someone how much you love them and remind them why.
My card is for a special someone who is so caring and loving and always willing to do for others before thinking of herself.