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Monday, April 28, 2014

Male card for today

Had to make masculine type card for a friend and came up with this one. It was fairly quick. I used a KennyK image and the trusty ProMarkers.
I am entering this card in the Kenny K "Anything Goes" with a Twist "Stars"
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hugs adie

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Elegant red and black

I love red and when I chose this stamp I thought she would look quite elegant in a red dress with some sparkles. The image is from SweetPea  stamps and is called the Ice Queen by Marlon Teunissen. I have coloured her with ProMarkers and have tried something new with the see thru cape. I think it has worked quite well for my first try. I used a Spellbinders die and cut a centre stepper card added a sentiment, red and black ribbon and of course the finishing touch of some glamour dust glitter.
I am entering her in the SweetPeaStampers Birthday challenge.
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hugs adie

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

What to do with those Practice pieces.....

I have this lovely stamp from Sugar Nellie and thought I would do some colouring practicing. Once I had done 6 different versions of the same image I put them aside and went onto other things. I am sure we all have unfinished projects hanging about in our craft space. Trying to tidy up a little I came across these images so here we go I have finished off 3 of them and will post the others when they are done.
This was my practice sheet
This is the first of the cards I have made from these images. As always I have used ProMarkers. The dies are from Spellbinders and  Memory Box 
I am entering this card in the following challenges
Passion for ProMarkers Sketch challenge 244
Addicted to Stamps make your Mark challenge #92
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Hugs adie

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Happy Easter

Wishing you all a Happy Easter and for my Jewish friends well over the Passover.
I took part in a group swap on Facebook. We had to send our partners Easter card embellishments I had a very generous partner and received lots of goodies. I made this card with some of the stickers she sent me. The gate fold is from Marianne Designs and the centre die cut is Spellbinders, the frame in the middle is from Tattered Lace. I have done a bit of blending which I am not very good at lol.
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hugs adie

Friday, April 11, 2014

New toys to play with

Early this year I was lucky enough to win some Spellbinder products in a draw, well they arrived this week......time to play lol.
 The 2 products were the Ornate Labels one em-bossing folder and the Create a Gerber Daisy die cut set. I really like the embossing folder it really gives a lovely result and I used the same size label from the basic Label one set to 3D it.
The Create a Gerber daisy I found a little finicky and of course you have to run the dies thru your machine quite a few times to get enough petals, leaves and other bits to make the flower full. Anyway here is the result of my playtime. Thank you Spellbinders for giving me the opportunity to win a great prize

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hugs adie

Saturday, April 5, 2014

short post for today

Today my hubby and I celebrate 28 years of marriage, his gift to me is a lovely gruesome twosome crafty weekend away in Hew Hampshire over the Labour day weekend, my gift to him was $28  worth of lottery tickets hoping I got the best deal as he has won $5 from the scratch tickets and we are just waiting for the Power-ball numbers lol.
I made this card for him and the main subject is very typical. The image is from Make-it -crafty, the Aussie Santa and I have used the very popular card in a box design. The glasses are Marianne dies and the paper are from Dovecraft Monochrome Back to Basics  paper pack. Hope you like it .....he did :)
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hugs adie

Friday, April 4, 2014

Competition time

Sign up as a follower on my blog between now and the end of April. Beccy's Place Digital stamps has very kindly offered a set of  digital stamps as a prize. Visit all of Beccy's new designers blogs and follow them for more chances to win.
On April 30 there will be a total of 10 random winners picked from all the DT's blogs and each will receive a set of digital stamps of their choice.
Now for my card to kick off the weekend. This is a freebie from Beccy's Place called Deirdre the Flower Fairy, she has such a cute mischievous look on her face. I have coloured her and the gems with Promarkers and of course no fairy is complete without glitter.
I am entering her into Passion for ProMarkers challenge #241 "give us a laugh".

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Looks like Spring bye bye Winter

There are a few Spring flowers cropping up in my garden, well what is left after the deer have been through. To bid winter farewell I have made this card with a freebie from Beccy's Place. Coloured with my ProMarkers and a touch of glitter  and a Spellbinders die.
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hugs adie

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Exciting Announcement.......

It has been hard keeping this under wraps, at last I can announce that I have been chosen as a guest designer for Beccy's Place, click on the link to visit her blog. I am looking forward to sharing her lovely designs with you.
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hugs adie