Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Autumn Leaves

A card for the men today.  I don’t know about you but I really struggle to make cards for men and usually end up buying them, so when this Silhouette Tree stamp arrived in my DT kit I thought it would be perfect for those hard to make cards.

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I found this cute owl charm in my stash which fitted with the idea I had in my head whilst I was making this.  I cut the Autumn Ivy Leaves circle die from some of the paper that is in the pad, inked it whilst it was still in the die then inked the edges.

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I coloured the Kraft Art Leaves with a dark brown marker.  Note I couldn’t NOT put flowers on, I tried sitting on my hands and nope, that so didn’t work lol.  I restrained myself tho, and only snuck two on.

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Products used from Wild Orchid Crafts are
Lilies
Owl from the Mixed Clocks Metal Embellishments
Flatback Rhinestones

Products used from Noor Design:

Sunday, 25 October 2015

Every Moment

First up – thank you so much for all the messages, emails and comments, I really do appreciate it ♥

I’m back on the Wee Stamps train again, I simply adore Sylvia Zet’s images. 

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The papers and tag are from the Nitwits Autumnal Bliss collection – so pretty!  I used a Spellbinders border set for the shaped and scalloped border.

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The stamp is called Hopeful from Whimsy Stamps.

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All the embellishments are from Wild Orchid Crafts :

WHITE MULBERRY PAPER TRELLIS ROSES MKX-682 (I coloured the trellis rose to match the vintage brown rose)
EARTH TONE MULBERRY PAPER CHRYSANTHEMUMS QVR-077
VINTAGE COLOUR OPEN ROSES MKX-043
BROWN & WHITE SWEETHEART BLOSSOM MKX-200
WHITE MULBERRY PAPER GYPSOPHILA FLOWERS GST-225
VINTAGE SEAM BINDING RIBBON - PEACH MKX-491
MIXED METAL EMBELLISHMENTS MKX-287

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Happy Birthday

A quick card from me today, the last month hasn’t been the best – I lost my mom suddenly a few weeks back so my head and my heart hasn’t been in my craft room.  And my health has not been behaving, if the cardiologist or GP put me on any more medication you’ll hear me coming before I even leave.  23 tablets a day is no fun, I can tell you.

Anyhoo, enough moaning and feeling sorry for myself.  Here’s my quick card.

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I’ve used lots of Noor Design products – isn’t that butterfly just delish?!  It’s vellum, although that’s not showing up very well in the photos sadly.  I dipped my finger in some gold paint and edged the butterfly and also dabbed some on the flowers.

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I used papers from a couple of pads, I think they work well together

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All the products I used are in the linky below

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Paper Pad Offer

Noor Design currently have an off running -  20% OFF All Paper Pads for 48 hours, so pop across and take a peek

Friday, 16 October 2015

Gifts for Grandma, new Whimsy release hop

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Welcome to Day 3, the final day, of our October Rubber Stamp and Die Release

Over the last 2 days we have showcased 18*BRAND NEW* red rubber stamps/stamp sets, 3 new Clearly Whimsy clear sets, and 2 Shapeology Die Sets. All of these new products are available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store and from selected Whimsy Stamps retailers.

Our design team members have created amazing cards and projects featuring these new goodies, we hope you have enjoyed the hops over the last 2 days. Today, we have more inspiration to share and we hope you will hop along with us for the last chance to win a Whimsy Gift Voucher during our October release.

For my card today I have coloured up Gifts for Grandma with copic markers, along with one of the Country Christmas sentiments and the new elegant snowflakes die set.

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She is just too sweet ♥

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PRIZE ALERT ... We have hidden a fabulous prize of a $15 GIFT CERTIFICATE at two of the stops on today’s hop! We will draw the lucky winners from the comments left here and on today’s design team posts (listed below), so be sure to visit everyone and leave a comment at every stop to be entered into the draw.

Becky Carafa
Michelle Oatman
Kristie Goulet
Shelby Thomas
Alanna Moses
Bridget Curnow
Shannah Bartle
Debbie Eastman
Cindy Hoesel
Iris Wiechmann
Bev Rochester (me!)

The winners from each of our 3 release day hops will be drawn and posted on Monday, October 19th. Be sure to join us and leave your comments by 8am ET on Monday for a chance to win!

Thanks for dropping by. Happy hopping!