Thursday 29 December 2016

New start for a new year

It's around this time we get all the "new" creations, so thinking along those lines I've done a new baby girl card using Lizzy's image 269 from Oddball Art for the blog challenge reminder today.

Check them out online where you can use my code DTANDREA10 to get 10% off.
I've coloured this image using Copics and polychromos pencils.  Into the background I've doodles some clouds with blue Copics.

The edges of the design paper from Lemoncraft, black card stock and image were all distressed.

I left a large clear space at the bottom where I could put a sentiment and baby feet (wood chip elements from Scrapienic).  there were coloured with Copics.

My final touch are some pink glitter dots and black gems

Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Morgan's ArtWorld - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampers - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles - Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girl - Any image (December)
The Crazy Challenge - Everything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes
Robyn's Fetish - Anything Goes

Wednesday 28 December 2016

New Release Images

Had a bit of time so I was able to create a batch of images to release all are Valentines and Fantasy Themed


Hope you like them x

















Christmas Ornament

Not quite got out of the habit of making Christmas cards yet :D

Especially as I couldn't resist this little cutie by Wendy from All Dressed Up.  The image is called Christmas Snowglobe and you can find it on Etsy
I've coloured it using ProMarkers.  The edges have had some Antique Linen ink applied by Tim Holtz and then I've distressed it.

Design papers are all from Maja Design and have also bee distressed.

The Christmas trees are wooden elements from Scrapienic.  The glittery wooden start I got as part of a set from Hobby Craft last year.  I've aded a few silver snowflake charms to the ones Wendy has drawn and my final embellishment are some pearl gems.

Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Brown Sugar - Christmas
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes/Let It Snow
Crafty Boots - Winter Wonderland
Addicted to Stamps - Snowflakes
Fussy and Fancy - Angels/Fairies or Winter
The Cutie Pie Challenge - A Day In The Snow
Passion For ProMarkers - Mega Christmas Challenge
Dream Valley - Christmas
Paradise of Stamps - Winter

Apple Blossom

This gorgeous little cutie is Orchard Mice from Di's Digi Stamps.  I've used this for my last inspiration card of the year for Outlawz Sketch challenges
The image was coloured using Copics, ProMarkers and polychromos pencils.

Here's our sketch for this week, its a nice easy one


I've used some black card stock and design paper from Mja Design

The birthday sentiment is a wood chip one from Scrapienic which I coloured with black ProMarker.  The only other addition are some black gems.

Hope to see you at the challenge
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Sparkles - Happy Birthday
Card Mania - Anything Goes
Die Cut Diva's - Layers or Layer It
Morgan's ArtWorld - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Robyn's Fetish - Anything Goes


Sunday 25 December 2016

Skully Christmas

I've been dying to share this little guy on a finished card.

My hubby loves skulls so I thought drawing him a skull bauble would make the perfect card..  Once I'd finished him I thought others might like to have the opportunity to have him so I added him to my shop.

He's been coloured with ProMarkers and but out with a Spellbinders die.  The edges have been distressed with Antique Linen and Vintage Photo ink from Tim Holtz to make it look more grungy.

He's been mounted onto some black card stock cut out with a Spellbinders die.

The shaped card was covered with black crd stock before I added the design papers.  There were from Maja Design and have been distressed.

I've added some twisted looking vines which are wood chi elements from Scrapienic.  The HoHoHo sentiment is a stick on one from Hobby Craft, I thought went perfect with the image.

The only other things I've added is a glittery poinsettia and some black gems.

Happy Christmas Allen - I couldn't do all this without your support
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Anything Christmas Holidays
Creative Ladybirds - Anything Goes
Passion For ProMarkers - Mega Christmas Challenge
Scrapping4Fun - Christmas
Winter Wonderland - For Someone Special / New Year
CRAFT - Anything Goes


Thursday 22 December 2016

Night Before Christmas

Today is our second lot of inspiration for Wendy's new images.

Today I'm sharing what I've created with The Night Before Christmas.  She's supposed to be sleeping so I had the idea to do this image in grey scale and added a few pops of girly pink :D

I've used Copics and polychromos pencils to do this with.


Design papers from Maja Desing and First Edition with black card stock and the image have all been distressed.  The pink paper was an off cut from some Joy Designs paper.


I've used some wood chip embellishments and sentiment from Scrapeinic coloured with black Copic and a few black gems to finish off.

We've more inspiration over on the blog and in the Facebook group - don't forget to check them out

Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Classic Design Team - Challenge 9
Sasayaki Glitter - Christmas
Deep Ocean - Silent Night
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
CRAFT - Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girl - Any Image December
Crafty Cardmakers - Christmas Non Traditional

I Have Hope

Had to do another cat card :D  This time inspired by NanaConnie who is on my DT I've done the cat white!

I stuck with a simple colour scheme of green and white, just adding a little pink on the cat and orange on the bauble.


I've used ProMarkers to colour her with and added a little black polychromos pencil for extra shading.
Creating a CAS card I've used one design paper from Lemoncraft and some black card stock.  Doodled with biro to create a border and added a HOPE sentiment which is a sticker from Hobbycraft.



Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Anything Christmas  / Holidays
Card Mania - Anything Goes
Paper Creator - Christmas
Lets Craft & Create - Christmas and / or New Year
Art by Miran - Anything Goes
Show Us Your Pussies - Crimbo Cats
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes

Wednesday 21 December 2016

Conversion

Take one ordinary image, colour it red and green and add a Christmas sentiment - e voila - she's been turned into a Christmas card :D

This little cutie Precious from Conie Fong is my latest inspiration for the Outlawz Sketch challenges.  Our prize for this month is from the Sketch team.
Prescious has been coloures with ProMarkers, Copics and polychromos pencils.  Cut out with a Spellbinders die I've distressed the edges with Tim Holtz Antique Linen and Vintage Photo ink.

Here's our sketch for this week


My design papers are from Maya Design and Lemoncraft.


Some wood chip banners from Scrapienic, some black gems and a small wooden heart sentiment from Hobby craft complete the card.

Hope to see you at the challenge
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - December
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Anything Christmas  / Holidays
Sasayaki Glitter - Christmas
Dream Valley - Christmas
Scrapping4Fun - Christmas
QKR Stampede - Christmas

Tuesday 20 December 2016

Meet Bob

Bob's a recent addition to my images which you can find over at SheepSki Designs - click here.  Bob's an acronym for Bouquet of Bolts ;)

He's my inspiration for my new challenge in the SheepSki Designs Facebook Group.  Did you also know I offer 10% discount on my images?  Just quote SKIANDREA10 at checkout on Etsy.
I coloured Bob with Copics giving him a rusty and golden glow.  Making a CAS style card I've added some doodled biro borders

The sentiment was added at the time of printing.  Being a robot I had to add some cogs.  there are from Tim Holtz


Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
Create and Inspire - Anything Goes
Card Mania - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge - Everything Goes
A Bit More Time to Craft - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday - Anything Goes
Creative Ladybirds - Anything Goes


Thursday 15 December 2016

Santa's Little Helper

For the new challenge this month at Oddball Art our theme is Christmas.  I decided to create a scene using image 141

I have a discount code to share with you for 10% off Lizzy's images, just use my code DTANDREA10 on Etsy :D
This little cutie has been coloured with Copics.

Just drawing a circle in the background I made a moon for the reindeer and sleigh to ride in front of.  The little girl looks just like she's gazing up at them!

The reindeer and sleigh are Dress It Up Buttons.  I've added a little white embossing enamel to make it look like stars.

My only other embellishment is a wooden heart sentiment which I got in Hobby Craft.

Hope to see you at the new challenge
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Penny's Challenge - Christmas
Worldwide Open Design Team - Challenge 17
Deep Ocean - Silent Night
Tuesday Throwdown - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Moving Along with The Times - Christmas Scenes
PIN Spirational - Challenge 180
Crafty Calendar - Christmas Time
Come and Get It - Christmas


The very last one....

This is our last challenge at the ABC Challenge and for my final one I'm sharing my creation with Stars the image from our sponsor Aurora Wings.

Our theme this time is V for Varied which mean you can share with us anything at all :D

Coloured with Copics, ProMarkers and polychromos pencils I've created a night scene.

The starry background was created with some embossing enamel.

Just a plain CAS card this time, single layer mounted onto the card.

We'd love to see you join us for our last challenge
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Glitter N Sparkle - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy Craft Challenge - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Crafting Musketeers - Anything Goes
Doodle Pantry - Anything Goes
Creative Ladybirds Creations - Anything Goes
Classic Design Team - Challenge 9
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes



Wednesday 14 December 2016

Mistletoe Fairy

Second week of our December challenge at Outlawz Sketch.  We can use any image this month and I've chosen to use Mistletoe Fairy by Aurora Wings. She's been coloured with ProMarkers, then cut out and framed with some red card stock.
Here's our sketch for this week


I've used red card stock, design papers from Maya Design.

Embellishments are some white paper flowers and wooden holly leaves cover with silver glitter.  I've also used some pearl gems.  All can be found in Hobby Craft.

Hope to see you at the challenge
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Butterfly Challenge - Challenge 68
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Christmas Time
Addicted to Stamps - Christmas
Crafty Boots - Christmas
Aurora Wings - Winter Wonderland
Passion for ProMarkers - Mega Christmas Challenge
Left of Centre - Fantasy Christmas
Come and Get It - Christmas
The Ribbon Girl - Card Challenge

Sunday 11 December 2016

Reindeer Selfie

Yep reindeer sees camera and zooms in for a Selfie :D

That's what happens when you're bored driving on the motorway, your mind wanders and you come up with crazy images LOL!!


I've coloured him with Copics then cut out the film strip at the top and bottom to mount onto the card.  Added to the film strip are some tiny silver snowflake charms.

The design papers are from Maja Design and the sentiment from Hobbycraft.

The embellishments are made up from  some Tim Holtz film strip, some wood chip holly from Scrapienic and a mini wooden Christmas tree I was sent as a gift.

Hope you like my crazy image and he makes you smile!

Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
The Crafters Cafe - Christmas and / or Birthday
Crafty Friends - Merry Christmas
Addicted to Stamps - Christmas
Crafty Boots - Christmas
Fab n Funky - Make Someone Smile
Sweet Stampin - Two by Two
Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girl - Card Challenge

Friday 9 December 2016

Winter Walk

Today I've the honour of being a guest designer at Scapping4Fun, their theme this time is Christmas.

I chose an All dressed Up image for my inspiration, one that isn't normally a Christmas one, but I've turned it into a snowy scene.  The image is called Time for Walkies which I've coloured with Copics.

The snow was created using snowtex and I've added some tiny silver snowflake charms.

Design papers are from Lemoncraft and Maya Design with some red card stock.

Behind the image is a piece of lace from The Ribbon Girl, a sparkly poinsettia that I found in Hobby Craft and the sentiment is also from them

Hope you love my inspiration for today
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Creative Inspirations - Christmas Creations
The Crafters Cafe - Christmas and / or Birthday
Paradise of Stamps - Winter
Crafty Friends - Merry Christmas
Glitter n Sparkle - Traditional Christmas Colours
Crafty Boots - Christmas
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes


Wednesday 7 December 2016

Not another Christmas Card

And no its not - its a baby card :D

I've nearly run out so thought I'd better start making some more.  I've used the new sketch from Outlawz to help me create this and I decided to use a little cute I've had for ages and not used yet called Bubble Baby from Di's Digi Stamps

It's mainly baby girls cards I'm short of and this one is coloured with ProMarkers and polychromos pencils
The edges of the image have been distressed with Antique Linen Ink from Tim Holtz.  The design papers I've used are from Lemoncraft and Maja Design

Here's our sketch for this week


I've flipped mine onto its side and used some cream satin ribbon from Crafty Ribbons and a few pink and white pearl gems

Hope you love my inspiration and we see you at the challenge
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Crafty Girlz - Anything Goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Use Some Pearls
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Robyn's Fetish - Square or Rectangle Cards
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Monday 5 December 2016

Angelica with Kit & Clowder

Hey all do you want the image below as a freebie ;)

Make sure you check out Kit & Clowder today and follow Alyce's instructions.  It's my turn to sponsor the Advent Calendar event - yay!  I have a special discount code for Clowdies to use to get 20% off until 12 December quote SKICLOWDIES20 as well.

The image you can see below is Angelica - she's not even in my shop yet so is an exclusive for Kit & Clowder followers.  If you love my stuff check out my shop SheepSki Designs and my Facebook group where I hold challenges, have games to win images and have a few freebies
I've coloured Angelica with Copics, ProMarkers and polychromos pencils giving her a starry night backdrop.  The stars were created by sprinkling some embossing enamel.

The edges of the image were distressed before mounting onto the card.

Around the edges is a biro doodles border and rhine stones - nice and simple to showcase the image.

Hope you love her and share what you make with her.
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Robyn's Fetish - Square or Rectangle Cards
Winter Wonderland - Frame It / Night Scene
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Penny's Challenge - Anything Goes
Create & Inspire - Anything Goes
Sparkle n Sprinkle - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes


Thursday 1 December 2016

Bit of Blue Sparkle

Today is a big day at All Dressed Up.  We've got the Advent Calendar Event with Kit & Clowder and it's our new Facebook Challenge!

Pop along to see how you can get the freebie and check out the design teams inspiration.

This month we'd like to see your cards with SPARKLE!!
I've used one one Wendy's new images for my inspiration.  It's called Party Time and you can find this image on Etsy.  I've created a CAS card adding a sentiment to the image when I printed it out.

I've used Copics for the clothes and ProMarkers for their hair.  I've also used come polychromos pencils for extra depth of shading.

The border was doodles with a biro.  Scattered randomly are some rhine stones and sequins.  Also used on this card, some black card stock and some blue glitter card that I've had in my stash for ages and never used :D

Hope you love my inspiration and you'll join our challenge.


Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Crafty Girlz - Anything Goes
Worldwide Open Design Team - Challenge 16
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Glitter n Sparkle - Blue and White
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin - Got the Blues
Creative Moments  - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes


Snow kitten

We've reached U at The ABC Challenge which is for Unconventional.  We'd like to see your Christmas cards but NOT in traditional colours :D

We're sponsored by Conie Fong this time and I've used her image Sally and Snowball.  Last time I used them I did them in red and white so thought I'd see what they looked like in pastels.
I've used ProMarkers to colour them, then fussy cut the image out.
The design papers are from First Edition.

For the hilly snowy scene and trees I've used some white card stock cutting it with Spellbinders dies and Marianne Creatables.

The edges of these have been distressed with Milled Lavender ink from Tim Holtz and lashings of DecoArt glitter.

The silver glitter sentiment is a wooden embellishment from Hobby Craft.  I've doodles a biro border and added three tiny silver gems

Love to see you at the challenge with you non traditional Christmas cards
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Addicted to Stamps - Die Cuts & Punches
The Ribbon Girl - Any Image November
Creative Craft Cottage - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Christmas
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes Christmas Paper
In the Pink - Cute & Cuddly
Craft Rocket - Winter Time
Moving Along with the Times - Anything Goes with Christmas
Come and Get It - Baby Its Cold Outside


Wednesday 30 November 2016

Too heavy to carry

Final week of the November Outlawz Sketch challenges sponsored by Anne Fenton.

I decided to do this little cutie in traditional Christmas colours using Copics.


She's been cut out with a Spellbinders die and mounted onto some black card cut out with a Spellbinders die to frame it.

Here's our sketch for this week


My design paper are from Lemoncraft and I've used some cream ribbon which you can find at the Ribbon Girl.

I've also used some snowtex to add texture, some silver snowflake charms and a felt holly leaf embellishment I got in Hobby Craft a couple of years ago.

Hope to see you at the challenge
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Christmas Card Challenges - Anything Goes
Pile It On - Two Patterns
Come and Get It - Baby Its Cold Outside
Robyn's Fetish - Stripes or Spots
Allsorts - Anything Christmas
Scrapping4Fun - Christmas
Moving Along with the Times - Anything Goes with Christmas
Crafty Creations - Christmas
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes

Tuesday 29 November 2016

Mushroom Home

Its blog challenge reminder day at Oddball Art, our theme this month is fantasy.

I've been meaning to make some new home cards for a while now and I thought this image no 309 from Oddball Art would be both different and perfect.  If you click on the link it will take you to Lizzy's shop where you can use my code DTANDREA10 to get yourself 10% off.
 
I've coloured this image using a combination of Copics, ProMarkers and polychromos pencils.

 
A single layered card, I've doodled a border with biro, added three silver dragonfly charms and used a sentiment from Lili of the Valley coloured with ProMarkers.

Hope you love my inspiration for today
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges
Polkadoodles - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes
The Pencil Case - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Creative Craft Cottage - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes