Sunday, 20 July 2014

Busy Week of making Teacher Cards

Ive been busy in Kraft Korner this week making Teacher Cards for my 4 Kiddies who all broke for Summer on Friday xxx

I would like to share a few of those makes with you today, these ones are all made using Bestie's Digi Images all coloured using Copic Markers. I have used Papers, Cardstock, Dies & Embellishments from my Stash xx

Thank you for visiting today and I hope you will visit again soon where I will be showing DT Makes and Makes for Orders and for fun!

Krafty Hugs
Kerrie xx

Monday, 14 July 2014

Bestie's UK Challenge - Anything Goes/Ribbon's & Lace

Anything Goes/Ribbon's & Lace

Today begin's a new challenge over at My Bestie's UK Challenge Blog

And Im pleased to say that I was asked to DT again for Sherri and My Bestie's

So here is my first Design Team project back on the team

The Image I have chosen to use is

One of the Fancy Pants can get her HERE

I chose these pretty papers from 'Lily of the Valley' they were a freebie in a recent magazine

I added Matt&Layering using a fresh green colour of Coredinations Cardstock

I coloured the Image using my Copic Markers in colours matching those in the backing papers

Hat & Shoes: E44, E43, E41
Skin: E11, E00, E000 Blush: R02
Lips: E07, E04
Dress, Bows & Flowers: RV25, RV21, RV10
Trousers & Flower: B05, B02, B00
Leaves: YG67, YG63, YG61
Mirror: C2, C0

I have chosen to use Crochet Lace which im a bit addicted too and then I made a Rosette using the same Crochet Lace. The Ribbons I chose from my Offcuts Box

The round sentiment stamp is from Pink Gem Designs, I cut this out using a circle die and the used a slightly larger round die and an offcut of blue mirror board for a Matt.

I used a leaf punch and a few offcuts of the fresh green Coredinations cardstock to make the leaves for the floral bunches. The Flowers are all from Wild Orchid Crafts. Not one to waste anything I even used the flower wire that i trimmed from the back of the flowers, I twisted this wire around a paint brush handle to create a spiral which looks like a foliage vine 

I do hope you like my card and will join in the fun over at the Challenge Blog

Krafty Hugs
My Bestie's UK DT

Monday, 7 July 2014

Snow Kisses 'Paperbabe'

Yesterday I made two cards using Paperbabe Digi Stamps but I only Blogged one of them as I wanted to save the other for today

I used 'Mayleedee - Frost Fairy' and she inspired me to make a Wintery Card that could be used for a Winter Birthday or For Christmas

I wanted to create a different kind of background so I laid out some Snowflake Dies on the plate of my ebosser i then laid a piece of special coated Mirror Board face down over them and laid the rubber mat on top I ran them through the machine to emboss the card. I then sanded back the special coating to reveal the silver underneath I really like this effect.

I scored and folded an A4 sheet of Centura Pearl cardstock to make an A5 cardblank I then inked the edged using 'Stormy Sky' Distress Ink. I fixed the embossed panel to the front of the cardblank using Collal All Purpose Glue.

The Image is coloured using Copic Markers

Hair: E31, Y23, Y21
Skin: E11, E00, E000 Blush: R02
Dress: C2, C1, C0, 0
Wings, Ribbon, Wand, Eyes, Snowflake: B45, B41, C0, 0

I trimmed the Image and then Matted onto silver mirror board and then layered using a pretty backing paper. I fixed this topper to the card front at a jaunty angle.

The sentiment stamp is from a set by Joycrafts I stamped it using 'Stormy Skies' distress ink then matt & layered using scraps of cardstock to match the card.

The Snowflakes and the Snowflake Border are all cut using dies from Joycrafts I cut them all using offcuts of matching cardstocks from my bit box then layered them up using Cosmic Shimmer glue I fixed the border under the topper panel and then the layered snowflakes in the corners to balance the card.

I added some bling from my own stash to finish

I really like the way this card worked out

Thank you for visiting today

Krafty Hugs 
x x x x

Sunday, 6 July 2014

Time 4 Tea with Paperbabe

Today I had a bit of free time so wanted to be creative with a Paperbabe Digi Stamp which I printed the faint line version (you get both faint and dark lines with purchase) I really like the faint line colouring technique at the moment

The Digi I chose to use was 'Mayleedee - Little Red Hood' she is so so cute I coloured her to match the papers I chose which the inspired me to create a picnic theme

I coloured her using Copic Markers

Hair: E37, E33
Skin: E11, E00, E000, Blush: R02
Lips: E07, E04
Dress & Eyes: YG67, YG63, YG61
Hood & Cloak: R39, R29, R24, N5
Apron & Sleeves: E43, E41
Boots: E44, E44
Basket: E33, E31
Napkin: C0

I do like a jaunty angle or two, lots of layers, lots of diecuts and split apart Decoupage so that is what I did with this card I do hope you like it as much as i liked creating it xx

Papers - Studiolight Paper Pad
Cardblank - 8x8 Craft UK Limited
Doilies - Hobbycraft
Decoupage - Studiolight A4 Pad
Sentiment Stamp - Joycrafts
Pastries Dies - Joycrafts
Cream Funky Foam - The Range
Teapot & Cups Dies - Joycrafts
Salmon Silky Cardstock - Creata 
also used Distress Ink 'Antique Linen'

Thank you for visiting today 

Krafty Hugs

Saturday, 5 July 2014

My Early Anniversary Pressie Arrived!!!!

This week something exciting happened the bargain eBosser Hubby brought me from eBay arrived, all these dies were included in the Bundle!! eeeeeeeeks so of course I had to play right away - so I checked the plate order for cutting with thin dies and embossing with folders and off I went - oh wow!!! why have I waited so long to buy one of these machines! So easy to use and no more achy arms xx

Here is a photo of the amazing bundle I got

Here is the first card I made using my faberooney new machine

The backing paper is from The Stamping Chef 'Silk Promises' digi papers pack - I have embossed the paper using a folder from Crafters Companion 'Regency Swirls' I inked over the embossing using Distress Ink 'Tattered Rose'

The Digi Image is also from The Stamping Chef but she has been discontinued but I needed to use her for this project xx

Image coloured using Copic Markers

Hair: E37, E33, E31
Skin: E11, E00, E000 Blush: R02
Eyes: YG67, YG63
Lips: E07, E04
Wings: E43, E41
Dress: R08, R02
Sash: R27, R24, R22

The Circular Die is from Spellbinders 'Grand Stately Circles' I die-cut this and then inked the edges using Distress Inks 'Antique Linen' & 'Bundled Sage'

The paper flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, Gems are from my Stash, Flouirshes are dies from Spellbinders cut using Kraft cardstock

The Sentiment is from a large sentiments pack I was given, I have no idea of the brand

This card I am sending to a dear friend who was very recently bereaved :(

Thank you for visiting today and I hope you will visit again soon

Krafty Hugs 

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

New Challenge Day at The Stamping Chef x

Awwww its Wednesday middle of the week and one step closer to the Weekend! 

Today see's the start of a New Anything Goes Challenge over at The Stamping Chef Blog the Design Team have made some really gorgeous projects to inspire you so please to visit and check them out xx

Here is my Design Team project for this week x

I have used 'Rockabilly Rebel' one of my Fave Ever! Images 

I chose to colour her in softer colours than I would usually pick for her just to show how versatile she is. I will add a few pics of older projects with her later in this post to show her in different colourways x

I printed the Image onto Ryman's Coated Cardstock (I really love this cardstock with any of my markers is so smooth and doesnt bleed)

I coloured her using Copic Sketch Markers

Hair: E37, E35, E31
Eye: E43
Lips: E09, E07
Skin: E11, E00, E51
Dress & Bandana: R22, R20
Straps & Bow: E39, E29
Tattoo: C9, B00, E43, E41
Skull & Earring: C4, C2


6x6 scallop cardblank from Crafts UK Ltd
Silky Cardstock from Creata - Salmon
Stitch Stamp from Visible Image - Sewing Room Set
Sentiment & Skull Stamp from Visible Image - Molly Rules Set
Mirror Board - From Creata - Chocolate
Mask Stencil from Dutch Doobadoo (embossed using Joy Machine)
Flower Die from Joycrafts
Kraft Card from Creata
Frayed Burlap (tied in a bow)

As promised here are a couple of different versions of Rockabilly Rebel

Thank you for visiting today and I hope you will come back soon 

Also dont forget to join in the Challenge at TSC Recipes the Facebook group for another chance to win some Images from The Stamping Chef 

Kraft Hugs
Kerrie xx

Monday, 23 June 2014

New Image and Papers from The Stamping Chef

Oooooh whit whoo I'm so loving the new Image from The Stamping Chef she is a 'curvy smexy chic' so of course I had to print her today and get her coloured up for a project and then when Tamara released a new set of digi papers this afternoon well there was my inspiration

Here is what I made today using 'Curve Bomb' Image and 'Silk Promises' Digi Paper Pack

Image coloured using my Copic Markers

Hair: E44, E43, E41
Dress: E41, E40
Skin: E11, E00, E51
Lips: E07, E04
Eyes, Makeup & Bracelet: YG67, YG63, YG61
Flower, Bow & Frills: R22, R20
Shoes: E44, E43, C7, C5, C3

Papers - Silk Promises Digi Pack
Mirror Board - Salmon, Rolled Gold
Card Blank - Centura Pearl
Distress Ink - Antique Linen, Frayed Burlap
Florish Die - Joycrafts Vintage Border
Flower Dies - Joycrafts Floral Flourishes 6002/0160 
Lace, Organza Ribbon, Pearl Flat Backs and Resin Roses from my stash

I love the Vintage feel to the papers - I went for a layered card with lace, ribbons and paper flowers I really like how it turned out

I hope you like my card and will visit again soon 

Hugs Kerrie xx

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