Monday, 29 July 2013

The Greeting Farm August Release Previews - Birthday Anya 3

Hello and good morning!! It's time for another release from  The Greeting Farm and today we are kicking off the release previews with Birthday Anya 3

The first project I made was cupcake purse. I got the template for this over on Cre8ive Cutz for a mere 99c and it's so simple to make. 



Inside I added 4 mini chocolate chip muffins. 


My next project is a card.



I coloured both of my Anya images with copic markers and trimmed them out with a scissors. Both sentiments are from Waltzingmouse Stamps. The papers are from My Little Shoe Box and tiny bit of Basic Grey. 

Check out what the rest of the DT made, over on The Greeting Farm Blog. Don't forget to leave a little love as you go, for your chance to win this cutie!.... :D

Here's what you have to do:
*Visit each of the Designers’ blogs 
*Leave a sweet comment on each of our blogs. You have until 11:45pm CST tonight to comment.
*Then head back to The Greeting Farm Blog and leave us a comment letting us know you are done. 

Thanks for dropping in and Good luck!!
Sandie




Friday, 26 July 2013

La-la Land Crafts NEW RELEASE Showcase

Howdy!! It's the last day of  the La-La Land Crafts 5 Day CHA release Showcase and we hope you have enjoyed all of the wonderful inspiration from our design team who have been showcasing the amazing new stamps, dies, and 3-D items. If you haven't been following along you can check everything out on the La-La Land Crafts Blog. Both Team Monday and Team Friday did an amazing job. 

I have 2 projects to share. The first project features the Tinket BoxHot Cocoa Marci


My second project I have altered a canvas and featured Steampunk MarciSteampunk Heart Cogs Die & Steampunk Corner Die



Here's the summary of all the NEW products which were released on Monday and available in the LLLC STORE now!!

Letter to Santa Luka, Christmas Ornament Marci, Christmas Ornament Luka, 
DIES: 
3-D PROJECTS: 
And if this is not enough, we've added a NEW product to our range - FRAMES and SHAPES!  Perfect for cardmaking, scrapbooking, altered arts, mixed media and more!


Thanks for dropping by!!
Sandie
xxx

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Quixotic Paperie - Fairy Queen

Hi!!! Today I have a Quixotic Paperie DT card to share, featuring the beautiful Fairy Queen from Carmen Medlin for SCACD.

First, I just want to let you all know that here is a 10% OFF STOREWIDE SALE UNTIL MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 28TH JULY! Orders will dispatch on Monday 29th July.



I've stamped her out onto Make it Colour blending card and coloured her up with Copic markers. I've also added a little sparkle to her wings with Star Dust Stickles. 


The papers I used are actually Christmas themed Kaisercraft papers. I've kept the card really clean and simple and only added a small flossed button to embellish. 

Hope it inspires!!
Sandie

Sunday, 21 July 2013

Stamping Bella Madison - 5 o'clock Somewhere!!

Hi guys!! Today I have a card to share which features Madison has a Margarita, one of the Uptown Girls, from Stamping Bella. 


She's been stamped out onto Make it Colour Blending card with Memento black ink and partially coloured up with copic markers. I paper pieced her dress from the same paper collection as I used on to make my card. 


I just LOVE the sentiment that comes with this stamp, it's perfect!! .. and can totally relate to it, ha!! 

My papers are from Pink Paislee's 'Pink Crush' collection and I've used pink and white cardstock for matting and layering. I also added a white doily in between my layers of paper. To embellish I've added loads of flowers, pearls & twine. 

The white, resin look, flowers (and the bow) I've used have been handmade by moi !! I got some amazing new moulds from WOW! Embossing Powder and last night while I was watching Revolution on my laptop I spotted a pack of modelling clay on my shelf.. so I sat and made flowers and bows. So easy, so much fun and I am SO gonna make more later today. 


You can find Madison and the rest of the Uptown Girls right HERE in the Quixotic Paperie Store. And, as it's 5 o'clock right now, grab yourself a margarita while you shop  :D :D :D 

Cheers..
Sandie
xXx

WOW! Emobssing - A Little Note...

Hi everyone!! Today I am sharing some WOW! Embossing Summer Inspiration for you. This month the WOW! design team are creating Summer inspired projects and my take on it was to use HOT colours, 


Taking some white card I heat embossed French Music with Clear Gloss embossing powder. I used Dylusions sprays and Glimmer Mist to create the background. Being the impatient type that I am I used my heat gun to dry the sprays and then lightly rubbed a damp baby wipe across the music notes to remove the colour. 


I used the Butterfly and sentiment from the With Love clear stamp set - I heat embossed the butterfly with Primary Bark and coloured the wings with distress inks. The sentiment has also been stamped out with distress ink and cut out with Nestabilities. 


You still have a little over a week to enter our Wow challenge of Summer to be in with a chance of winning 6 embossing powders of your choice!

Have a great day!
Sandie
xXx

Friday, 19 July 2013

La-La Land Crafts Inspiration Friday - Embossing : Wet or Dry

As promised, I am back with my La-La Land Crafts Inspiration Friday project. This week our theme to follow is Embossing. You can use heat (wet) embossing using your powders or dry embossing using your folders

I used embossing folders and tried my hand at another CAS card. The image is Marci with Fan and the dies I've used are Rolled Roses Large and Rolled Roses Sm/Med  and I've used the Large Flourish die for the leaves


I have stamped onto Make it Colour Blending card and coloured her up with Copic Markers:


Skin - E000, E00, E01, E11, R20
Hair - C9
Fan - YR02, YR14, YR16, YR18
Green - YG11, YG13, YG17
Pink - RV21, RV23, RV25
Black - C5, C7.C9

Don't forget, you can join in all the La-La Land Crafts fun by adding your creations to the Customer Gallery, Facebook Page and  Twitter.

Have a fabulous weekend!
Sandie
xXx

A Creative Romance - No Patterned/Designer Papers

Hi everyone!! We have a new challenge today at A Creative Romance . The very lovely Delphine challenged us to use 'No Patterned/Designer Papers'.. eek!!!! 

While I was sitting colouring my Magnolia image I received a text message asking me to make a wedding card - I could not have timed it better, lol. Soooo pulling on my big girl panties I grabbed white card, embossing folders, dies and punches and got to work. :D 


I stamped my image onto Make it Crafty Blending card and coloured with copic markers. The dies I've used are a mix of Spellbinders and La-La Land Crafts Rolled Roses Small, Medium & Large and the leave are made from the Large Flourish die. I also added a punched butterfly and embellished with white sparkly pearls. 


I will be back later with my La-La Land Crafts Inspiration Friday make..... 
Thanks for popping in!!
Sandie
xXx

Thursday, 18 July 2013

Baby Boo's Shower Hop!!


WELCOME to a very special hop for a very special lady who is awaiting the arrival of a very special little girl :D  Yes, as it says on the banner.. the Diedrich family are not too far away from welcoming Baby Boo!! The world can't ever have too many Princesses. 

Of course such a happy occasion cannot go un-noted so we, the design team, have put together a little surprise hop for Jess, with some super pink and girly projects :D 

Okay, so you should have arrived here from the TGF Blog, but if not jump back over there to see some sneaky snippets of all the makes today. 


My card today features Winky Bean and the Flim & Polaroid Die


We also have a prize of the fabulous Onsie die for one lucky commenter.. so be sure to leave some love as you visit each blog. 

Next on the hop is THANH and here is the whole list of ladies participating today



Happy Hopping!!
Sandie
xXx

Friday, 5 July 2013

Paperbabe Stamps Co-Hop LAUNCH PARTY

HELLO EVERYONE! 

WELCOME ALL to the Paperbabe Stamps Co-Hop "LAUNCH PARTY" featuring our debut stamp collection... Kim thought it would be a lovely treat to see Paperbabe stamps in the hands of some of her talented stampy friends... You should have arrived here from Kath Stewart's blog, if not, scroll down to the bottom of my post and click the first link on the list of hoppers. 


Just to recap the debut releases, "Tree Hugs", "DesignA Knit" and "Ribbed Background" are NOW in the Store! Also, the long awaited "MayLeeDee" is available as digital download for INSTANT gratification! And there's svg files to help cut some of those images out... Woo HOO!!!!

My make today... well, makes! I had lots of fun with the stamps and I have three cards, with different styles, to share. 






Be sure to stop by PAPERBABE blog if you are JUST beginning the hop and make it all the way to the PAPERBABE STAMPS blog to see the endless possibilities with this new debut collection and to leave your comments along the way... as there are some fabby prizes to be had!

Prizes? Did someone say PRIZES?

Yes indeed! To sweeten the deal in celebration of this new collection, there will be individual prizes given out as well as one ENTIRE release to a lucky winner! Yep, that's a LOT of prizes! So, here's what's for grabs...

1 winner will be chosen to win the TREE HUGS SET
1 winner will be chosen to win the DESIGN A KNIT SET
1 winner will be chosen to win the RIBBED BACKGROUND Stamp
1 winner will be chosen to win the MAYLEEDEE DIGI
and ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will receive THE ENTIRE RELEASE for JULY!!!

That's a LOT of chances to win! So go, hop, party and be amazed... Here's where you want to be:


THANK you so much for joining us on this Launch Party and we'll announce the winners on the Paperbabe Blog on the 12th! You have until the 10th to hop with us and enter to win!

HAPPY LAUNCH DAY, everyone!!!
Sandie
xXx

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Friend - Saturated Canary Walkie

Hi all! Today I am sharing a card I made featuring the super adorable Walkie from Saturated Canary.


She has been stamped out onto Make it Colour blending card and coloured up with copic markers. The background shadow is done with distress ink. 


The papers are from the Rosarian collection by Prima Marketing. 


You can find Walkie, and the rest of the Saturated Canary collections HERE on the store

Thanks for dropping by!
Sandie
xXx

Monday, 1 July 2013

The Greeting Farm July Release Blog Hop

Happy July 1st everyone, thank you so much for joining us on our Release Day! With the Film Strip die, Heart die, and Polaroid die, it's a Picture Perfect kind of day. Last week we had the pleasure of debuting the set of those three dies, as well as (CC) Tuesday Premiere and the new Cheeky Lesson, and today YOU have the opportunity to win it all! 

It's time for our Monthly Blog Hop, where you will see more projects by the Design Team. Leave a comment on each blog, then hop back over here to let us know you're done. That's it! One random winner will be selected, and win the ENTIRE RELEASE. Be sure to finish the hop by tomorrow night (July 2nd) at 11:30pm (CST). The winner will be announced on July 3rd, just in time for the fireworks! ;)

My card features Cheeky Lesson & all 3 dies from the Picture Perfect set.



Click on the links below and hop away, good luck everyone!

And back here to the TGF blog to let us know you're done.

Have a wonderful Monday, thank you so much for joining us!

Sandie
xoxoxox
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