Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Top 3 At Creative Moments Challenge #52

              I am chuffed to bits to be in the top 3 at Creative Moments.Challenge #52 had the theme of any thing goes with a twist of use more than 3 layers. If you would like to see how i made this card please look here. Crafty hugs Julie Ann

New Releases At Digistamps 4 Joy

Digistamps 4 Joy have releases some beautiful new digistamps. I have made this card with one of them, called I am lost. Please pop over to the DS4J blog to see all this weeks releases and see the beautiful cards my team mates have made.The DS4J store is filled with the most gorgeous images, make a cuppa and pop over and take a peek, crafty hugs Julie Ann x

Digistamps 4 Joy Challenge #101

Today is the midway point for our current challenge at Digistamps 4 Joy, Challenge #101 has the theme Anniversary, Please pop over and see the beautiful cards my very talented team mates have been making. The card I would like to share with you today is a first anniversary card for one of my son's friend for his wife. The image I used is Country Bride, which can be brought from the DS4J store.
Materials Used.
Image country Bride by Digistamps 4 Joy.
Color Medium Graph'it markers 4115, 4145, 4155
Promarkers / Flexi markers Antique white, Linen, putty, march hare, tea rose, budding rose, fresh meadows, coco, warm grey 1,2
Card Base  I cut the stepper card base on my Silhouette Cameo
Card Stock By American Crafts, and gold shimmer stardream card.
Dies Kensington fancy label by Tattered Lace. Swirl by Quickutz
Lace and paper flowers from my stash.
 Challenges entered into
Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge Blog.
The theme for the current challenge is Any thing goes.
Paper Take Weekly Card Challenge Blog.
The first challenge of the month means any thing goes
Craft-Dee Bowz Challenge Blog.
 The theme for October is to use a handmade bow on your card or project.
Crafting From The Heart Challenge Blog.

The theme for challenge #39 is any thing goes.
Sister Act Card Challenge Blog.
The theme for challenge #77 is any thing goes. 
Thank you for popping over today. I hope you enjoyed your stay. Please join us at Digistamps 4 Joy for challenge #101. I look forward to seeing all the beautiful things you have made. Crafty hugs Julie Ann x

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

My GDT Card 4 Challenge #39 Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge Blog " Time to Retire "

I am a very lucky girl, I am a guest designer at Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge Blog for October. I love making male themed cards, I know quite a rare species amongst card makers. It is nice to make a card more simple without the bells and Whistles.The theme for challenge #39 is time to retire.
Materials List.
Image King for the day, by Mo's Digital Pencil, by Mo Manning.
Card Base. 2 white 6" card blanks to make a easel card, from Craftwork Cards.
Decorative Paper Imagination crafts, American crafts and my stash.
Solid Card Stock American Crafts
Dies Rosette Tim Holtz, Fancy square Go-Kreate, Alphabet and shadow Star by Quickutz, Putting green and golf club by Quickutz.
Coloring Medium Promarkers & Flexi markers. satin, oatmeal, cool grey 1, 2 , pear green, moss green, marsh green, warm grey 1, 2, 3, 4. blue grey 1, spice, honey comb, coco,and caramel.

Challenges entered into
Mo's Digital Challenge Blog
The theme is clean and simple with a Mo Manning Image
4 krafty Girlz Challenge Blog.
 The theme for challenge #28 is anything goes. Please pop and share some love as this challenge is closing on 30th October.
Alphabet Challenge Blog.
The theme  this time is Q is for quadrupedal, use 4 of some thing. 
Anything goes with a Twist Challenge Blog.
The theme for challenge #1 is yes your right anything goes. their first challenge.
Graph'it Markers Colouring  Crazy Challenge Blog.
The theme for challenge #40 is to use fall colours
Left Of Center Challenge Blog.

Challenge #28 theme is to use 3 or more layers.
If You Gave A Crafter A Cookie
Challenge #2 is a picture / color challenge find at the bottom of this posting. pop over and support us at Cardz 4 Guyz for our new challenge it would mean so much to the team, crafty hugs Julie Ann x

Monday, 6 October 2014

Lucky Winner At That's Crafty Challenge Blog.

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I had some fabulous news today, I am a winner at That's Crafty ! Challenge Blog. The challenge theme was All you need is love, and i used an image by Digistamps 4 Joy called I do. Happy Monday crafty hugs Julie ann x

Friday, 3 October 2014

Freebie Friday at Digistamps 4 Joy


Freebie Fridays.

The lovely Margy the owner of Digistamps 4 Joy is giving away a free digistamp this weekend.It will be  available as a free down loads at the DS4J store from the 3-5th of October 2014. The book worm image is the first image Margy drew for the store. Please pop over to the DS4J blog and see the beautiful creations my design team have made.Crafty hugs Julie Ann x

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Fabulous Christmas By The House Of Zandra

Today I would like to share one of my card samples for a show on Create and Craft. On Mondays 6th October Card Creation Plus will be launching one of the new CD-Rom for Christmas. Kathryn Sturrock will be demonstrations and showing some beautiful cards made by the design team. If you are a Facebook user there is a CCP inspiration group
Materials Used.
Image Digi stamp by Card Creations Plus Fabulous Christmas CD-Rom.The art work is by The House of Zandra.
Promarker / Flexi Marker. Ivory, blush, linen, light fawn, tea green, grey green, caramel, Tan, blue grey 1.
Embossing folder by Embossalicious.
A5 white tent card.
Dies by Spellbinders, Poinsettia, Diamond Effects
Sentiment by Magnolia 2012 Christmas Collection, melt which was embossed with MCS melt dust detail powder.
Gems from my stash.
I sprayed a light layer of Crafter's Companion Spray And Sparkle

Challenges Entered into.
52{Christmas} throw down card challenge blog.
The theme for this challenge is diamond and pearls. 
 My Time To Craft Challenge Blog.
The theme for challenge #260 is a white on white Christmas card.
Addicted to Stamps Challenge Blog.
The theme for challenge #88 is white and one other color, i have chosen to use different shades of grey greens. You must use at least one stamp
Christmas Card Challenge Blog
The theme for challenge #44 is anything goes but it must be a Christmas card.
Crafting When I can Challenge Blog.
The theme for challenge #79 is no decorative papers.
I have been trying to make a few Christmas cards, to avoidthe mad rush when i realise ihave loads to send and go into a mad panic on Christmas Eve. Sound familial.
Crafty hugs Julie Ann x

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Polka Dot Celebration

I would like to share a card i made today. I fancied doing a bit of coloring. I find it very relaxing, and it is nice to have a few cards ready for when one of my gorgeous children say " Mum I need a card "

Materials I Used.
Image Is called Girlz Celebrate by Bugaboo Digi Stamps 
Card Stock solid card stock is American Crafts
Decorative Papers By Creata
Sentiment Stamp by Crafters Companion Beatrice Potter Collection.
Promarker ivory, blush, sandstone, daffodil yellow, tea green, rose pink, buttercup, lime zest.

Challenges Entered Into.
Brown Sugar Challenge Blog.
Challenge #113 has the theme Anything goes.
Creative Color Challenge Blog.
The theme is Pink, Green, Blue. 
Passion For Promarkers challenge blog.
Challenge #267 has the theme make it feminine.
A Gem of a Challenge Blog.
The theme for challenge #129 is clean and simple.
The Squirrel and the fox challenge blog.
The theme for challenge #78 is Happy Birthday.
I decided to decorate the inside of this card, quite pleased with how it turned out, makes a nice change to an insert.
Thank you for stopping by today, crafty hugs Julie Ann x


Digistamps 4 Joy Challenge #101 Anniversary

Good morning, today is very exciting .I am the hostess of the new challenge at Digi Stamps 4 Joy. Challenge #101 has the theme Anniversary, it can be a card or project to do with a celebration, or an anniversary of a special advent. My husband and I are celebrating our 25th anniversary on the 14th of October.

Materials List.
Image  is called Fairy Tale Love.Digi Stamps 4 Joy.
MDF Heart from my stash
Cream acrylic paint.
Cream gloss card/ melt dust card
Melt dust powder or ultra fine detail powder
Butterfly dies by spellbinders
Flower and leaf dies Tattered Lace or Quicutz
Sentiment rubber stamp By Nicky at stamping all day.
Pearls from my stash.

Challenges Entered Into.
Die Cutting Diva Challenge .
Challenge 185 has the theme any thing goes.
Deep Ocean Challenge Blog.
Challenge #87 has the theme at least one flower. 
Make My Monday Challenge Blog.
The theme for this weeks challenge is to use a die cut or punch shape.
[Pin]spirational Challenges Blog
The theme for challenge #125 is anything goes. 
Crafty Sentiments Challenge Blog.
The theme is bingo. You need to chose 3 elements to make your card, I chose Digi, Die cuts and gems.
Thank you for popping bye today, i love reading your comments and popping over to your blog to see what beautiful cards you have made.Please join in with our 101 challenge at Digi Stamps 4 Joy as i am the hostess it would mean a lot to me. Crafty hugs Julie Ann x