Thursday, September 30, 2010

Do you sketch???

Well if you like sketches and you like to create wonderful creations from sketches I have the place for you!!!  Lil Lolita Boutique challenges has a super cool sketch to use this week...and if you join in you can win 3 stamps of your choice..and guess what the prize is valid til the end of October...and guess stamps be a coming!!!!  Woot Woot!!!!
Here is my take on the Sketch.
I have used the original Lilith.  i thought she was just perfect for this quote from Create with TLC.

Here is the remember you can flip it and rotate it and do whatever you want really as long as we can see the sketch in your creation!!

Now go forth and know you want to!!!

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Seasons change....

even though it feels a bit weird to be doing an autumn card when we are heading into spring here in Australia, that sthe theme over at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.  Well i guess really the theme is seasons change so you can do any theme but all of us DTers have kind of done Autumn or FAll.

There's another great prize this week too!  its a gorgeous edwin stamp from Magnolia-liscious.  Too Cute!
Anywho....on with my creation.

i have used a gorgeous Bildamalarna image which is available from Bizzy Bec's.
Paper is Basic grey and orange flowers are prima.
Rosebuds, and the sweet green gems are also from Bizzy bec's!.

The frame is cut out using the cricut LAcy labels cartridge and the corners are a sizzix Sizzllits die.

TFL and cant wait to see what you come up with.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Faux or real.....

stitching that is.....and thats the challenge this week over at Lil Lolita Boutique challenges!
yep its thursday again..can you believe god these weeks just keep rolling along at such a pace dont they.  i think they need to slow down to let us catch up...

Anywho.....what was I here for...o yes.....Stitching!!!!
now I have gone the faux stitching route on my card as well....quite frankly its justtoo much effortto go out into the shed to find my sewing machine, then drag it inside, set it up, blah blah blah i'm sure you get the much easier to just punch some holes and drag out the white gel pen and presto....stitching lol
Here is my effort...

i have used the beautiful  Willow, isnt she gorgeous in her summer of love garb!
papers are Kaiser craft Lush 6x6 pad, as is the tag.
willow is coloured with copics.

Hair : E33, YR23, Y21
Skin: E11, 00, 000
Shirt and flowers : YR04, 02, 00
Pants: B45, 24, 23
Plus various other colours for flowers and spots
Shadow: C5, 3, 1, RV10

O and I forgot to say you can win these stunning flowers made by our very own JAckie

TFL and get stitching!!!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

OMG look what Bec has in.....

The cutest bear of all..POPCORN the Bear!!!
Yep and he is in stock now at Bizzy Becs!!!  run over there now and get him!!

You can find him here!  Seriously how cute is he????

Monday, September 20, 2010

Look whats coming to Bizzy Bec's

yes Yummy Magnolia Xmas stamps.....I'll be sure to keep you posted!!!!
its all happening very soon!!!!

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Do you Grid???

Well do you??  LOL  i'm sure you have absolutely no idea what I'm on about
But seriously that sthe challenge over at Stamptacular Sunday challenge this week.  to incorporate a grid into your design.
Now it might sound complicated but its really not!!  Its just thinking outside of the square!!

And itss worth thinking about as the prize is an awesome $25 voucher from Simon Says Stamp!!!

woohoo hey!!!
So come on get your grid

here is my effort.
i cut my grid out using the wild card cartridge on my
So a bit of cheating!!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Cute as a Button!!!

Buttons buttons you have a stash somehwere?  i bet you do..and I have the perfect challenge to use them on because over at Lil Lolita Boutique Challenge the theme this week is BUTTONS!!!

Now i had big plans for using buttons but it kind of went by the
You see I have been dying...dying i tell you to create a card using the headshot technique with the Lil Lolita digi stamps.  So I got to printing and colouring and decided to use the ultra bright and gorgeous DeLovely papers by Cosmo cricket (*warning sunglasses may be required*) then created my card.  I then wentthrough my rather dismal button stash onlyto find I really didnt have any buttons to match...eek!!

So this is the best i came up with....maybe next time i should choose the buttons before I pick the

So come on dig out your button stash and ink up your pretty girl and get creating!!!

Monday, September 13, 2010

its sketch time......

at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.  i love a sketch dont you??  Its such a great place to start when you are having a bit of mojo trouble getting started.
We also have a great prize this week......a $15 gift certificate from MO MANNING'S DIGITAL PENCIL!!!  I know how cool hey!!  her designs are gorgeous!!!!

And here it is!!!  Now remember you can turn it, flip it do whatever you want as long as we can see the basic sketch your in!!

And this week we are also helping Operation Write home celebrate their birthday.

For all us non- americans heres a bit about them.

Operation Write Home is an organization that sends blank handmade greeting cards for all occasions to deployed service members to write home on. They’ve mailed approximately 500,000 cards so far—and are still going strong!
They do have a few strict guidelines to follow so you migt want to go check them out.

 Our second challenge to you is to make cards to send to them for our nation’s heroes.
Anyone creating a card and sending it to one of the OWH addresses will be entered in a special drawing to win this fabulous prize, as well as being entered into our regular weekly drawing for this week's Mo Manning Gift Certificate: (please leave us a comment in the comment section of this post to let us know you sent out your card so you can be entered!)
You can see the extra prize over at Stamptacular!!

Anywho on with my card.

Image is 'Tea Party' by Mo Manning.
I coloured her with copics and sorry didnt write them down.
Thats what happens whenyou color in the wee hours of the forget these things lol.
Paper is from the gorgeous new Annalee 6x6 pad from Prima.
Larger rose is a Prima one and the smaller roses and ribbon are from Bizzy Bec's.
Flower die cut is a MArianne D one.

TFL and I hope you have fun with the sketch...and remember if you plan on making a card for operation write home please go check their guidelines first.  Size has to be A2 (i think) no glitter and a few other things.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Spring Spring Spring

Well today didnt start off very promising but by this arvo it was glorious outside and it got me in a creative mood!!  So I have created another Spring card for the competition over at Bizzy Bec's.
have you entered into this month competition yet??  if not why not??
you can find it here.

here is my creation from today.  Its based on a T-slider card but with a little touch of me.  LOL

And this is what it looks like when the slider is open.

i made the message as a mat rather than a bit that slides out.
because i forgot to cut the slit before i glued it all down...shh..dont tell anyone lol
(plus I need to remember to put something plain behind my cards instead of the kitchen bench lol)

Gorgeous image is a Bildamalarna, yummy Die-cut border is a Magnolia doohickey and other die cut is a Nestabilitie labels 12, all available from Bizzy Bec's.
Flowers, leaves and pearl sprays are also from Bizzy Bec's.

image is coloured with copics, but i didnt take note of colours sorry.

So go on make a Spring card and go enter it NOW over at Bizzy Bec's!!
theres a great voucher to the shop to win.
think of all the yummy supplies you can buy!!!

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Music is in the air.....

and I'm jumping for joy!!  Why you ask...well because I am now on the design team for Lil Lolita Boutique Challenges!!
And today is my first post...yay!!!

And the theme this week is MUSIC!!!
Now you can use a sheet of music or something related to music on your card!  So raid those old music sheets...steal grandmas pianola rolls....whatever....just show us how the music rocks you!!

here is my card.

I have used 20's Evie.  i have coloured her with copics and her clothes and hat are paper pieced.
Paper is Basic Grey Cappella and 7 Gypsies Avignon range (music).
paper ribbon doiley is Basic grey Cappella too.
Butterfly and leaves are a punch and the sentiment is a Paper Makeup brand stamp.
Lace is from Tickled Pink Stamps and flowers are from Bizzy Bec's.

Copics used:
Skin: E11, 00, 000, R20
Eyes: B02, 00
Hair: E37, 35, 33
Shoes, Dress Trim and hat band : E77, 71
Rose and ribbon: R35, 58
Shadow: W5, 3, 1, B00, R02

Monday, September 06, 2010


*ok i am a bit distressed now as this post didnt post..when it was meant to..Grrr@ technology!!!!*

Come on people get out your sandpaper and your ink and lets go....time to get out som eof those frustrations and get distressing!!  On your projects this weeks for Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.
We had the wonderful My Favourite things sponsering us again this week with another fabbo $25 Voucher!!

And here is my creation.

this super cute image is available from MFT stamps.
Paper is Kaiser, embossing folder is a T!m Holtz one.
Die cut is from Marianne D.
Ribbons from my stash.
Flowers and sentiment are from Bizzy Bec's.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Its September...its Spring time....

Or is it???  Its about 12 degrees celcius outside and peeing down with rain...not very Spring like hey!!
But there are blossoms my nose keeps telling me...SNEEZE SNEEZE ACHOOOOO!!!
The birds and the bees are doing their..umm...thing!!  LOL
So I guess it must be SPRING!!!!!!

And being another new month that means there is another competition over at Bizzy Bec's!
And the theme......SPRING!!!!!!
Anything spring like ....and of course Bec has another awesome prize up for grabs!!!

And here is my first creation to get you in the spring mood.....

*** Warning sunglasses may be required***

I have used the sweet new I can Fly Tilda from the new Bon Voyage collection.
Isnt she cute??
I have paper pieced her clothes using the super yummy  Cosmo Cricket DeLovely 6x6 papd.
The colours are so bright and Gorgeous!!!

So i hope you can join us this month with your own spring creation!!
And remember if you dont have a blog you can just email your entry to Bec (
 ) and she will put it up on the email entries blog!!  Simple as!

New Maggies available for Pre-order

Are you a big Tilda fan???  Come on its ok your amongst friends you can admit it!!!!
Well you had better hop on over to Bizzy Becs as she has the new Autumn selection up for Pre-order.....Go now...dont hesitate because you just know that these are going to sell out quicker than you can blink!!!

Quick go here now!!!!!!