Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Vintage Christmas Wishes

I ordered some sheets of images from Live Love Crafts a few weeks back.  The image on today’s card is from a Pion Design sheet, I just adore the rich colours, so pretty.

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I coated the trees with gel medium then applied Distress Glitter, once dry I added silver pearls to the trees to serve as baubles.

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I love how the papers from Noor Design work so well with the image.

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Wild Orchid Crafts products used:

Mixed pink English Roses
Burgundy Wild Rose
20mm burgundy Open Rose
15mm pink Open Rose
Miniature mixed pink Sweetheart Blossoms

Noor Design products used:

 

 

Sunday, 11 October 2015

Wee Lullaby

I’m still working through some of my favourite stamps, this little cutie called Lullaby from Whimsy Stamps is one of them

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I got me some of those new Sweet Dixie dies from Crafts U Love last week and had a bit of a play, and I’m impressed.  The dies are extremely reasonable (dirt cheap in fact) and cut beautifully.  The large snowflake and the lamp post were both under £5!

Copic colours used:
Hair – E49, 47, 44, 42, 40
Skin – E13, 11, 00, 000, R20
Scarf – G02, 00, 000, 0000
Dress – R21, 20, 00, 000, 0000
Wings – R00, 0000

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Lots of delish Wild Orchid Crafts goodies:

MIXED PINK ENGLISH ROSES MKX-324
MIXED GREEN MULBERRY PAPER LILY FLOWERS MKX-133
MIXED PINK OPEN ROSES MKX-069
MIXED GREEN OPEN ROSES MKX-075
MINIATURE MIXED PASTEL SWEETHEART BLOSSOM FLOWERS MKX-265
MIXED COLOUR FLAT BACK PEARLS IN A DIAMOND CIRCLE MKX-657
STAR SHAPED WHITE PEARL BEADS GST-030

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I used the gorgeous Linen and Lace digi kit from Nitwit Collections for this card, and used one of the inserts and also the burlap and lace trees on the insert.

The JOY letters are cut from a Tim Holtz Typewriter alphabet die

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Back on Tuesday with a new card Smile

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Miss Frosty

Sylvia Zet’s images make my heart melt into a puddle of goo, and Miss Frosty from Whimsy Stamps is no exception.

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I used a fair few copic markers on this one

Miss Frosty: C3, 10, 0, 00; YR38, 12
Birds: E35, 33, 30
Bird House: E79, 77, 74, 71
Leaves: G29 24, 20
Clothing/Berries: V09, 17, 15, 12: V12, 01, 000, 0000

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How cute are these little ice skates?  I rubbed some milled lavender Distress Ink over them before removing from the die, then adhered a Joy charm at the top to “dangle” them from.

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And a peek at more Noor Design yumminess on the inside

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Wild Orchid Crafts products used:

*New* mixed colour English Roses (they are delish!)
*New* miniature Sweetheart Blossoms (OMW these are just the sweetest little things and perfect for tiny spaces.
Lilies
Mixed purple open roses (15mm)
4mm purple rose buds 
White pearly snowflakes

Noor Design products used:


Sunday, 4 October 2015

Merry Bunnies

I’m going to extremes with my Christmas cards this year.  From blue and white to pink and green.  I used Christmas Bunny Stockings from Whimsy stamps and paired it with their new Merry large word die.  I’ve also used the gorgeous Noor Design 8 point die behind the image.  The mistletoe is from a Magnolia die.

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Aren’t these bunnies just the sweetest little things?!  Coloured with copic markers, I used:

Bunnies: C5, 3, 1, 0, 00
Wood: E79, 77, 74, 71
Stockings: R59, 56, 81
Leaves: G29; 24, 20
Wall: E17, 15, 13, 11, 00; W3, 1, 0
Bell: YR24, Y13, 11

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The delish papers are Nitwit Collections Holiday Bouquet

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And all the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.  I used:
MIXED PINK MULBERRY PAPER COTTAGE ROSES QVR-043
MIXED PINK OPEN ROSES MKX-069
WHITE MULBERRY PAPER CHERRY BLOSSOMS MKX-053
CLEAR SILVER BACKED RHINESTONE FLOWERS MKX-618

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Autumn

It’s a new month so a new Noor! Design Challenge and this month it’s Autumn or Halloween.  Now anything Halloween really does give me the screaming hab-dabs so naturally I went for Autumn.  I did a couple of projects, first up is a quick card

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And I did a little mixed media project to go with the card

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Products used for the card:
0458 Circle Aperture Die
0058 Autumn Picture and Paper Pad
0318 Fashion Hat Die (I just used the feathers behind the flowers)
0032 Vintage Flourishes Leaf Die
0313 Botanical Paper Pad

And for the mixed media leaf:
008 MDF Leaves
0042 Mask Art A5 Leaves Stencil
0050 Joycraft Artificial Flowers
0061 Joycraft Artificial Flowers
I also used Lindy’s Stamp Gang sprays for the colour mists.