Monthly Archives: February 2016

GDT For Art By Miran!!

Hello everyone, it’s me again.

(My blog is busy this week. Smiles.)

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Today I am very, very proud to be a Guest DT for February’s Anything Goes/Twist Monochrome challenge at Art By Miran.

I chose to play with Gentleman George from Art By Miran – Etsy.

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To bring him to life I used my Copics in these shades:-

Skin

Skin.

Hair

Hair.

Eyes

Eyes.

Dark Gold

Dark Gold.

Pale Gold

Pale Gold.

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I decided that a real vintage feel would suit this awesome image perfectly. So I delved in to my February Craft Box, and set to work.

The “design paper” is actually a vintage envelope, which I cut and then inked with my Tim Holtz Wild Honey Distress Ink.  I used this ink to shade around my image too.

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My fabulous brass cogs are real working watch parts, which I received in the most fabulous little tin in my Craft Box this month. They are all so awesome!

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The image I framed using my By DIEZyne Stitched Rectangles Dies which I originally got from Dies To Die For.

I layered everything onto a cream card base. For this I used cream hammer card @ 300gsm thickness.

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The Happy Birthday is hand written, and inked also with my TH Wild Honey Distress ink.

I added another tiny cog piece to the punched hole. The “tag” I cut from a scrap piece of Kraft card.

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I hope that you can stop by the blog and join in with the Art By Miran team for their Anything Goes with a twist of Monochrome this month.

I had so much playing along with this one and I know that you will too!

Thank you so much for my GDT this month guys! I really loved it! Smiles.

Hugs & Happy Crafting Everyone!
Karen.xx

The challenges I am entering this one into are:-

1.  A Gem Of A Challenge – Boy’s Birthday.

2.  Craft Your Passion – Always Anything Goes.

3.  Crafting With Dragonflies – Birthday Card.

4.  Love To Scrap – Anything Goes.

5.  Marker Pop – Anything Goes.

6.  Melonheadz – Birthdays.

Anything Goes At Little Miss Muffet Stamps!

Hello again everyone! And a very happy Thursday to you all!

(If you are looking for the Thrifty Thursday post then just click here.)

Today I am bringing you another boy’s card.  I had so much fun with this one! Smiles.

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The image I have used is called Super Star Cupcake (from Little Miss Muffet Stamps) and I have been wanting to create a card with this one for the longest time now.

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I gave it great texture with my Gold Perfect Pearls pen. I just love how it has dried!

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That fabulous sentiment is also available from Little Miss Muffet Stamps.

To bring the cupcake image to life I used my Copics in these shades:-

Cupcake Case

Cupcake Case.

Sky Scrapers

Sky Scrapers.

Sponge

Sponge.

Cream Icing

Cream Icing.

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My design paper is Carta Bella Boardwalk.  And my blue layer card is Core-Dinations.

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My bakers twine is from my craft shelf, and the base card is 300gsm White Pearlescent card, which I cut to size.

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We have a brand new challenge starting today over at Little Miss Muffet Stamps Challenge Blog, and it would be great if you came to join in the fun with us all.

Thank you so much for stopping by today.

Hugs & Happy Crafting Everyone!

Karen.xx

Places of interest:-

LMMS Store.

LMMS Challenge Blog.
LMMS FB Group.

LMMS Pinterest.

The challenges I would like to enter into are:-

1.  Addicted To Stamps – Make Your Mark.

2.  Crafty Creations – Something To Eat/Drink.

3.  Crafty Gals Corner – Anything Goes.

4.  The Crafty Addicts – Anything Goes/Spots or Stripes.

5.  Word Art Wednesday – Anything Goes.

Happy Thrifty Thursday Everyone!

Hello everyone!

Happy Thrifty Thursday!

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This is your chance to pick up some fabulous images for just $1 each from the Scrapper’s Delights Store!!

(I have two creations to show today, so this is a slightly longer post.)

Here is my first creation:-

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I have created this one using Rosalie Fairy. Isn’t she gorgeous? Smiles.

To bring her to life I used my Copics in these shades:-

Skin

Skin.

Hair

Hair.

Lips

Lips.

Eyes

Eyes.

Skirt

Skirt.

Top

Top.

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I wanted to show her versatility, so I created her with a yellow tee shirt instead of colouring it all as skin. I also put her on to an Any Occasion card too. Smiles.

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My lace is from my craft shelf, and those buttons are Hobby Craft.

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My papers are Simple Stories – Enchanted.

The challenges I am entering this one into are:-

1.  Crafting When We Can – Use A Digital Stamp.

2.  Challenge Up Your Life – Buttons.

3.  Crafty Hazlenut’s Patterned Papers.

4.  Through The Craft Room Door – Always Anything Goes.

My second creation is this one.

I created this card using my Polychromo pencils. And I am immensely proud of how it turned out.

The image is called Sunflower 1 and the colours used are:-

Yellow – 179. 194. 183. 108. 106. 104.

Green – 175. 167. 170.  166. 205.

Sky – 145. 146. Blended out with Zest It.

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My layered chocolate box bows are hand done, and the ribbon is from my craft shelf.

The paper is by Michele R Designs.

The blue layer card is Core-Dinations.

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The sentiment is my own, computer generated one.

For full details on how to get hold of your Thrifty Thursday images, simply head to the Scrapper’s Delights Blog here.

My team are all so talented, and have created masterpieces again. Superb inspiration and well worth a look. Big smiles.

The challenges I am entering my sympathy card into are:-

1.  613 Avenue Create – Anything Goes/Twist Create Your Own Colour Challenge. I chose Orange, Yellow, Green.

2.  Craft – Dee Bowz – Anything Goes With A Hand Tied Bow.

3.  Crafting Desert Divas – Nature’s Wonders.

4.  Our Crafty Corner – Always Anything Goes.

5.  The Crazy Challenge – Card For A Friend.

Places of interest:-

Thrifty Thursday Images.

Scrapper’s Delights Challenge Blog.

Scapper’s Delights Store.

Scrapper’s Delights Facebook Group.

Thank you so very much for stopping by today, and sticking with me until the end of this longer post! Smiles.

Hugs & Happy Crafting Everyone!

Karen.xx