Sunday, 28 September 2014

Peek- A- Boo

This is my second card using one of this weeks new releases from Digistamps 4 Joy. Please pop over to the DS4J blog to see the rest of the releases and see the beautiful creations my team mates have made. All of the stamps can be bought from the DS4J Store This year there has been lots of babies welcomed by family and friends. Makes me feel quite old when your children's friends are starting a family, this card is in Honor to all the joy they have bought this summer. We have welcomed, Tallulah, Alfie, Felix and Arthur. This card Looks like Tallulah who is just starting to move around.
.Materials List.
Image  is Peek-a-boo by Margy at DS4J
White card base is 2 cards by Craftwork cards that i made into an easel card
Solid card stock is by American Crafts
Sentiment  by Creative Expressions
Died Cutters  are by Tattered Lace from the Westminster Collection
Promarkers ivory, blush, oatmeal, antique white, light fawn, pale pink, rose pink, tea rose.pale citrus and buttercup.

Challenges entered.
Tattered Lace September Challenge.
The theme is Holiday but can be summer, holiday, festive, celebration. 
Crafting From The Heart Challenge Blog.
Challenge #37has an Anything goes theme.
Crafty Bloggers Network Challenge Blog
The theme for Septembers challenge is Anything goes. 
City Crafters Challenge Blog.
The theme for challenge #203 is to focus on the sentiment. The sentiment of my card says it all " Every good and perfect gift comes from above "
Top Tip Tuesday Challenge Blog.
The challenge theme is For the kids. Please pop and take a peek at their tip masking excellent.
Hambo Hoedown Challenge Blog.
The theme for the current challenge is kids inspire us.
Inky Impressions Challenge Blog.
The theme for this weeks challenge is any thing goes.
Miriams Craft Challenge Blog
Challenge #16 has the theme  is to make a project involving kids in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness. Please join in as this is an excellent theme. Just an idea make a card and donate it to your local charity so they can sell it.
Crafty hugs to you all. Thank you for dropping by i hope to see you soon, Julie Ann x

Digistamps 4 Joy New Release Sunday

Wow new release Sunday, the designers at Digi stamps 4 Joy store  have been busy creating new digi stamps. We have 5 new designs by Margy, Jen and Riette. Please pop over to the DS4J blog and see what my very talented team mates have been making and all the new releases.
I have used Darcy's Cardigan to make this card.I would like to share a little story about an old worn out jumper, that this image reminds me of. My Pappy died when i was 16, I was totally heart broken, he was like a dad to me. Grandma and Pappy lived in the country and the open fire was there only form of heating , i used to wear Pappys old jumper to keep me warm in bed, after he died i felt close to him by wearing his jumper, and still today 33 years on that old jumper gives me comfort.

Materials List.
Image Darcy's cardigan by DS4J
Decorative papers by Creata.
Kraft solid card stock. by Tim Holtz
Flowers By craft work cards
Leaf die by spellbinders
Sentiment Stamp by Nicki at Stamping all day
Promarkers/ Flexi markers ivory, blush. oatmeal, cinnamon, coco, walnut, dusky pink, tea rose, grey green, tea green, blue grey1
Bow I cut on my Silhouette Cameo.

Challenges entered.
Crafting at the weekend challenge blog.
Challenge #6 has the theme any thing goes.
Crazy 3 Challenges Challenge Blog
Challenge #255 is to use  leaves or a leaf in your project.
A Random fan challenge blog.
Challenge #15 has an any thing goes theme but you must hand color your main image/ focal point.
Cuttlebug Mania Challenge Blog.
The theme for the current challenge is to use any thing die cut on your card. 
Paper take weekly challenge blog.
The theme this week is cute.

Creative Colors challenge blog.
The theme for challenge #19 is to use 3 colors from the picture below and use polka dots on your card.

Thank you for popping by, please pop over to the DS4J blog and see this weeks new releases and all the fabulous things my team mates have made. Crafty hugs Julie Ann x

Saturday, 27 September 2014

Mum Can You Just !

Today I would like to share a card I made for my eldest daughter, When you make cards you get used to the ... could you just! Zoe and Lee are going to the wedding of their close friends, and Lee is to be a usher.

Materials List

Digistamp is called  I do by Digi Stamps 4 Joy
Octagon Easel card  base I made by cutting the shapes on my Silhouette Cameo cutting machine.
Promarkers/flexi markers, ivory, blush, sandstone, nutmeg, coco, oatmeal, antique white, blue grey 1,2,3.
Tonic dies Jasmine Dream embossing folder and Die set.
Embossilicious A4 embossing folder
Sentiment stamp is by Nicky at Stamping All Day
White card is by Card Creation Plus
Flowers and gems from my stash.
Challenges Entered into.
The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog.
Challenge #83 is to make a shaped card
That's Crafty ! Challenge blog.
The theme for the current challenge is, All you need is love.
Simply Create Too Challenge Blog.
Challenge #71 has the theme " Its a Special Occasion"
Fun With Shapes And More Challenge Blog.
Challenge #166 has the theme Mid summers night dream. (Elves, fairy tales, love, marriage)
Brown Sugar Challenge Blog.
Challenge #113 has the theme any thing goes 
Creative Moments Challenge Blog.
Challenge #52 has the theme any thing goes with a twist use 3 layers, they want to see layers to your card.
 I hope you enjoyed your stay today. I love reading all your comments and popping over to see all the lovely things you have made. Crafty hugs Julie Ann x

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Digi Stamps 4 Joy 3 day sale.
The lovely Margy the owner of Digistamps 4 Joy store is having a 3 day 25% sale.. The sale will run from 23rd until the 25th September. Please use the above coupon code. If you are looking for inspiration please pop over to the DS4J blog were you will find inspiration by the very talented design team, and the home of the challenge too. Crafty hugs Julie Ann x

Monday, 22 September 2014

"Autumn Days"

"Autumn days and long winter nights a craft lovers dream"
I have spent the summer looking after the love of my life who has needed so TLC. Battery charged mojo by my side, craft-room to tidy, pens in color order can not wait to share
Crafty hugs Julie Ann x