Thursday, 22 August 2019

Orange POP!!

Wendy from All Dressed Up has re-released some images in her shop this month.  I'm sharing a little inspiration with Full of Grace today.  You can find more inspiration by the Dressy Girls on the blog and in the Facebook Group today.


I've made a monochrome card for my inspiration using Copics and given her a pop of colour with a stripe in her hair!

To add a little interest I've added a few sequins.


The design paper is from 13Arts and I've also used some black card.

Thanks for popping by for a look today
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Worldwide Open Design Team - Challenge 8
Morgan's ArtWorld - Challenge 8
Love to Craft - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy Craft Challenge 32
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Pammies Inky Pinkies - Anything Goes

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Quick, messy n fun!

We were a little short on inspiration this month for our Facebook Challenge at SheepSki Designs.  So I decide to knock up a quick messy card using a new image called Flowering Cherry.



The image was coloured in pastel peaches and greens with Copics.  I've not gone for the full detail, but just added a little texture to the flowers.  Once I'd done this I fussy cut the image our.

Inspired by my friend Shylaa who used to be on my DT I decided to do a mixed media style card.

On a blank piece of card I used a Tim Holtzz stencil and modelling paste.  I heat dried this, splashed some DecoArt acrylic shimmer paint on.  Drying this again with a heat gun i sprinkled some embossing enamel on top and heated again.  All about the heating this card LOL!!


When it was all dry I distressed the edges, added the image and a Make It Crafty chippy sentiment coloured with Black Copic.  The sequins once I'd glued them on I also heated.  I was trying to dry the card so I could take a photo.  During the process the sequins melted slightly and the surface changed to matt - I really loved them and think I'll try this on purpose again!

Anyway - here a bit of messy quick inspiration in a mixed media style ;)
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Crafty Gals Corner - Emboss It
The Creative Crafters - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - Anything Goes
Pammies Inky Pinkies - Anything Goes
Through The Crafty Room Door - Anything Goes
Try It On Tuesday's - In my Garden There is....
Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes



Mini sunflowers

Well I suppose they're daisies really :)  I've coloured them like mini sunflowers!  This is an image you  can find at Imagine That called Bouquet For... our current sponsor at Outlawz Sketch.

This is my inspiration for our current sketch challenge.


I've coloured the image with Copics, cut it out with a Speillbinders die and then distressed it.  The black card behind was cut with another Spellbinders die.

Here's our sketch for the next two weeks


My design paper is from First Edition (also distressed) and I've also used some more black card.



Nice and simple today with just a butterfly embellishment.

Thanks for popping by, we hope to see you at the challenge
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
A Perfect Time to Craft - Challenge 8
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Classic Design Team - Challenge 8
Crafty Calendar - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy Craft Challenge 31
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes
Di's Digi Design - Circles
Ally's Angels - Anything Goes
Dream Valley - Hand Coloured Image

Saturday, 17 August 2019

Night time sparkle tag

I've found a little more time to play with the new All Dressed Up stamps from Crafteezee :)

This one is called Time to Sparkle, you can find it here in their shop.

She's also a little more inspiration for our current Facebook Challenge Fantasy / Wings


Once I'd coloured the image I though I'd better take a photo in case my next stage ruined it!

I coloured the image with Copics and used a die tag to cut it out and the sparkly paper behind the image.


A Little embossing enamel was sprinkled onto the texture sky to give a starry night sky effect.


Finally I added a tiny silver star charm and the ribbons for attaching the tag.

Hope you like my little extra inspiration for this challenge.
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this tag into the following challenges
Love to Scrap - Shape Shift
Stamping Sensations - Things with Wings
Sweet Stampers - Dies and / or Punches
Crafty Friends - Ribbon and or / Lace
The Paper Shelter - Dies / Punches
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Die-namic
Worldwide Open Design Team - Challenge 8
Cardz for Galz - Wings
Creatalicious - Anything Goes optional add some sparkle
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Poorly Puppy

Did you know Passionate Paper Creations & Friends are having a challenge.  It's to make get well cards using images by the groups sponsors.  This one happens to be one from Di's Digi Stamps.  She's created this freebie especially for the challenge.


I've coloured the image with Copics and kept the design very simple.  We thought we might have to give the card while the person was in hospital so I didn't want any extra bits like glitter etc.  It turned out to be a single layer card in the end.


The sentiment was created at the time I printed the image.

Thanks for popping by for a look today
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Crafty Animals - Anything Goes
Pearly Sparkles - Something Beginning with B (Bear, Bed)
Dream Valley - Hand Coloured Image
Oddball Art - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too - Anything Goes
Crafters Castle - Anything Goes
Fabrika Fantasy - Anything Goes
Lets Craft and Create - Anything Goes
Unicorn Challenge - Fully Loaded or CAS
Creative Moments - Anything Goes


Thursday, 8 August 2019

Quick Flump Card



The image has been coloured with Copics.  I didn't know what to do with it then and ended up fussy cutting it out.

The card consists of stacked layers of white card distressed with a Tonic solutions tool.

The one with the sentiment on has had embossing enamel sprinkled on then heated.  I've then added some tiny wooden hearts up the right hand side.


Finally I've added the little flump onto the top

Sometimes you just need a quick card ;)
Thanks for popping by for a look
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Aud Sentiments - Animals
Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes
Cute n Crafty - Anything Goes
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
Craft Rocket - Anything Goes
Crafty Animals - Anything Goes
Your Scrapbook Place - Anything Goes
Love to Craft - Anything Goes

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

Flower Tag

It's new release inspiration day at All Dressed Up.  Wendy has re-released some images back into her shop :)
I'd not used this one before called Flowers for You, you can find it in her Etsy shop


The image has been coloured with Copics, I've added some embossing enamel in two colours around the image.

I've been doing a bit of recycling, I've used some card we were going to throw out to make a tag.  It's been cut with a die and I've drawn around the inside.  It's then been hand cut so you get a border :)
The edges of the image have been distressed with vintage photo ink from Tim Holtz and I've also used a distressing tool.

The design paper is from First Edition, I've used a wood chip embellishment from Scrapiniec.  On top of this I've added a couple of leaves and several flowers.  The tag has been finished off with some golden organza ribbon from my stash.

You can see more new release inspiration in the Facebook Group and on the Challenge blog today.
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this tag into the following challenges
Not Just Cards - July
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Unicorn Challenge - Fully Loaded or CAS
Love to Scrap - Shape Shift
Crafty Friends - Sumer Colours
Classic Design Team - Challenge 8
A Perfect Time to Craft - Challenge 8
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Get Creative - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes