Thursday, June 22, 2017

Have a WHEELY great birthday...

I created this masculine birthday card for the latest challenge over at 




Here's a peek / closer look at the sentiment and the embossed background




Theme - For the Boys



I used the image Barry Big Wheel which can be found HERE in the Dr. Digi shop.

I love this image.  It sure takes me back to my childhood.
I thought it would make a great birthday card.
The sentiment is from The Stamps of Life!  It's just perfect for this image.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at
Creative Knockouts Challenge this week.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

A masculine birthday card...

I created this masculine birthday card for the latest challenge over at 





Sponsored by Miss Daisy Stamps


I used the image Resting Loon which can be found HERE in the Miss Daisy Stamps shop.

As always this challenge is Anything Goes.
I used a card base from a kit I had and simply printed and matted this image on the card base.
I typed a sentiment on my computer and added a rope bow for some texture.
Overall, I've pleased with my "quick and simple" Birthday Card.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends this week.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Dance like no one is watching...

It's time to share an Oldie But Goodie creation over at Catch the Bug.




I used the image A Kids View - Ballet Dance Trio  to create this ___________.

You can find this image HERE in the Bugaboo shop.



I coloured this image with copics and added kept my card CAS
I matted it with black cardstock to make it pop on the pink background paper.
A few little pearls and my card was done.
Aren't these little ballerinas so cute?  I just love them.

I hope you like what I've created an are inspired to play along with us at Catch the Bug.

Don't forget we have inspiration from out Design Team all week long

I'm entering this card in the following challenges

Saturday, June 10, 2017

It's time...for a special celebration...

I created this cute card for the latest challenge over at 



Theme - Just About Time (clocks, gears, metal)
Sponsored by Staz Stampz


I used the image Mad Hatter Chibi which can be found HERE in the Star Stampz etsy shop.

I had a lot of fun colouring this image.
This Mad Hatter reminds me a bit of Gene Wilder in the Willy Wonka movie!
I had to colour him in vibrant purple and red.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Congrats Graduate!

I created this cute gratuation for the latest challenge over at 






Theme - Wash Tape Wonders
(use Washi tape on your creation)
Sponsored by Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps


I used the image Graduate Rhubarb which can be found HERE in the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps shop.

I coloured this image with copics and gave the bear a little bit of texture by dotting 3 shades of brown on her.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at
Creative Knockouts Challenge this week.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Congratulations Bookmark


Here's what I created with the image Big Books Girl




You can get the image HERE in the Bugaboo Shop.

I coloured this image with Copics and printed the base with the congrats sentiment on it, 
matted the coloured image and added the whole thing to whits cardtock for some stability.
I added some black and white twine for the bookmark tassle.

I hope you are inspired by my creation!

Hope to see you play along with one of our challenges!

Don't forget we have inspiration from out Design Team all week long

I'm entering this card in the following challenges

Saturday, June 3, 2017

With love and mayhem....

I created this Christmas card for the latest challenge over at 




Sponsored by Fred She Said

I used the image Christmas Rosie  and sentiment which can be found HERE
in the Fred She Said shop.
Don't you just love this sentiment?
I used a coloured image and pierced around the edge to give it some pizzaz.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends this week.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges

Dance in the puddles...

It's time for another Saturday Challenge over at Catch the Bug.


Theme - Anything Goes


I used the image Brat Boy Spring Umbrella to create this card.

You can find this image HERE in the Bugaboo shop.



I coloured this image with copics and added and kept my card CAS!

I hope you like what I've created an are inspired to play along with us at Catch the Bug.

There's lots going on at Catch the Bug (Bugaboo)
Hope to see you play along with one of our challenges!

Don't forget we have inspiration from out Design Team all week long

I'm entering this card in the following challenges

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Stop and smell the coffee...

It's time to share an Oldie But Goodie creation over at Catch the Bug.




I used the image Coffee Time - Smell the Coffee to create this fun card.

You can find this image HERE in the Bugaboo shop.



I coloured this image with copics and added and kept it pretty CAS.
I added some twine/rope from my stash to the sentiment and popped it off the card.

I hope you like what I've created an are inspired to play along with us at Catch the Bug.

Don't forget we have inspiration from out Design Team all week long

I'm entering this card in the following challenges

Touch my coffee...

I created this card for the latest challenge over at 




Theme - Embossing
Sponsored by Bugaboo

I used the image Stella Peeker - Darth Vader which can be found HERE in the Bugaboo shop.

I coloured this image with copics and used a wonderful coffee embossing folder for the background.
Don't you just love it??!!  I know I do.
Can you guess which brand of coffee Stella is drinking?
Hint think green/white colour scheme...and stars!!

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at
Creative Knockouts Challenge this week.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

If you can dream it...

I created this Title Page for my MAMBI Happy Planner for the latest challenge over at 




Challenge #58
Theme - Always Anything Goes
Sponsored by 


I used the image Nature Fairy Silhouette which can be found HERE in the Crafts and Me shop.

I printed this image and chalked around it.
I added some purple copic marker to the wings of the fairy and then went over it with my Wink of Stella pen.
I have been using my MAMBI Happy Planner a lot lately and needed a section for my goals.
This image is just perfect for that.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends this week.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Birthday Fishes gift bag


Here's what I created

I created this little gift bag to hold a small present.
If you have coloured images and paper bags, you can have one of these little gift bags ready in a matter of minute!!

I used the cute fish image from the BUnder the Sea Birthday Set.

You can get the image HERE in the Bugaboo Shop.

I hope you are inspired by my creation!

Hope to see you play along with one of our challenges!

Don't forget we have inspiration from out Design Team all week long

I'm entering this card in the following challenges

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Enjoy your special day...

I created this card for the latest challenge over at 






Theme - Use Your Favourite Embellishment
(mine is gems/rhinestones/bling)
Sponsored by Polkadoodles

I used the image Primrose Darling Buds
which can be found in the Polkadoodles shop.
I loved colour this image up.
What a classically elegant image it is.
I stamped the sentiment "Enjoy Your Special Day"
using an acrylic stamp from my stash.
This could be used for a wedding card o r

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at
Creative Knockouts Challenge this week.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Kick it up a notch...

I created this tab for my Happy Planner for the latest challenge over at 


Theme  - Mighty Men in May
Sponsored by Kenny K.

I used the image Martial Arts Boy - Colour Image
 which can be found HERE in the Kenny K shop.

This is a dashboard/tab in my planner which is reminding me to keep working at my exercise and healthy habits this month, and to "Kick it up a notch"...meaning work a bit harder as summer is on theway!!

I printed this image and diecut it in a circle, added a mat (which I coloured with grey copic marker to tone in with the trim on his outfit) and used another circle diet to cut the shaped black background.
I typed the words in my computer and added boxes around them and then printed and individually cut them out and placed them on my creation.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun

Friday, May 5, 2017

Kick up your heels and celebrate in style...

It's time for another FREEBIE FRIDAY over at Catch the Bug / Bugaboo.


Here's what I created with this great FREEBIE




You can get the FREEBIE FRIDAY image HERE in the Bugaboo Shop until next Friday.

I coloured this image with Copics and added some wink of stella t the shoes
(but it doesn't show in the photo)
I just typed a sentiment on my card base using my computer, and 
added some tiny diamond-like bling to the top right of the card.

I hope you like what I've created.

There's lots going on at Catch the Bug (Bugaboo)
Hope to see you play along with one of our challenges!

Don't forget we have inspiration from out Design Team all week long




Thursday, April 27, 2017

Your friendship means so much to me...

I created this card for the latest challenge over at 








Theme - Friendship 
Sponsored by Broken Fairy Designs

I used the image Dog Stroll by BFD which can be found in the Broken Fairy Designs shop.

I coloured this image with copics and kept my design CAS.
I had some blaack/pink ribbon in my stash and used a strip of pink polka dot paper as an accent
The sentiment is from an acrylic stamp in my stash.

I hope I've inspired you to play along with us at
Creative Knockouts Challenge this week.