Friday, 10 July 2015

Noor Design UK DT Call

design team call

Noor! Design are running a DT call, pop across here to get all the deets

Happy Birthday

I think I could get hooked on making quick cards – this one didn’t take long to do and I love how it turned out.
Love this Prima doily die, the detail is phenomenal.  I hope you can see the tulle trim buried under all the flowers ….. I got a bit carried away gluing things on oops.
The sentiment is chipboard slathered in white gesso
The leaves are die cut from a Cheery Lynn border die, the tiny little hydrangeas are made using coffee filters and a Sizzix set.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Friends Forever

I had a play with my new Pergola die from Noor Design – love it!  It started life out white, but then I decided it disappeared into the paper so I attacked it with the gold paint.  Much better


The little key (from my mountain of keys stash!!) got blinged up with some Inka Gold wax.  Man I love that stuff.


A closer look at the gorgeous pergola, the detail is just amazing.  The trailing leaves are part of the die set.


A really quick and easy card that didn’t take long to make, yet still has lots of detail.


Wild Orchid Crafts products: Magnolia, wild roses, sweetheart blossoms, apple blossoms, open roses, hip rose buds, pearls.

Noor Design products used:

Sunday, 5 July 2015

Wee Shelley

Seeing as we’ve had a hint of summer this past week, I cracked out Wee Shelley from Whimsy Stamps to colour up.  Not very summery colours but I was in a cool pastel mood …… and these papers were to hand.


The image was coloured with copic markers:
Skin: E11, 00, 000, 0000, R20
Hair: E49, 29, 23, 50
Lilac: BV02, 02, 000, 0000
Blue: B02, 01, 000, 0000
Rock: W5, 3, 1, 0, 00; E33, 30
Turtle: E33, 31, 000, YG95, 93, 91


Lots of Wild Orchid Crafts products used on this one:

Lilac/Purple Trellis Roses MKX-094
Blue Tone Tea Roses QVR-021
Blue Tone Open Roses MKX-074
Purple/Lilac Open Roses MKX-664
Purple/Lilac Carnations MKX-109
Mixed Green Open Roses MKX-075
Blue Tone Rose Buds MKX-251
White Tuscany Rose Buds MKX-620
Oval Cameo Frame MKX-235
Pearl Faltback Flowers GST-167

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Something Old, Something New

It’s a new month, so a new challenge at Noor! Design.  This month we’re working with the Something Old, Something New theme.  I’ve used the new MDF Berry Sweet set and the new strawberry die set for my something new, and the butterfly die set (one of my favourites) as well as the two leaf dies for my something old.


I painted the fine lace with two coats of gesso to give it a wrought iron fence sort of look.


And a close up of the flowers and leaves which I cut from scraps from the Botanical paper pad


Noor Design products used:
MDF Berry Sweet set
Botanical paper pad
Berry Sweet strawberry dies
Butterfly die
Vintage Flourishes Leaf die (2)
Vintage Flourishes Leaf die

Wild Orchid Crafts products used
25mm wild roses
Open Roses 15mm and 20mm
Cosmos Daisies
Hip rose buds