Video : It’s time for ‘Action’…. Wobbles!

When I saw the smaller sized Action Wobbles I just knew I ‘had to have‘ them, and now my world is complete lol.  They are seriously the perfect size…  and for a person who makes very few ‘interactive’ cards, I’m hooked!  I decided to film as I created so you can watch the process.

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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I’m so happy that you stopped by to visit today!

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Other Supplies:  Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers – Turquoise Green / Light Green / Light Blue / Mustard / Mid Brown / Gray Brown / Dark Gray.

Video : Colour with ‘U’ – Reverse Confetti Unicorn Wishes!

I just had to have a Unicorn stamp and there are actually a few on my ‘wish’ list, but this one made it into my hot little hands first and for some reason it had to be a shaker and have sparkle!

In my video today I share just how easy it can be to blend Copic colours that are from different colour families.

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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Love my unicorn friend, hope you do too!  Thanks so much for visiting today, Big hugs,

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Other Supplies:  Copics – 0 / T0,2 / C1 / W2 / B01 / BG11 / YG00,03,17 / BV02 / RV00,04.

Video : 2016 Same but Different Same but Different Christmas Card Series – No.1 – Wreaths (Six Cards)!

I’m so excited to be back this year with my Same but Different Christmas Card Series.  If you were here last year then you know that this series can contain many different ideas / themes / styles…  well, almost as long as it is the ‘Same but Different’ .

Today I thought I would kick things off with a theme, so lots of different products and every card unique but all with a similar theme and colour palette, all to make creating so much quicker and easier.

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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I’ll be back every week over the next 5 weeks to share another ‘Same but Different’ video with 6 new cards each week!  Looking forward to  seeing you back here for the next installment, Hugs

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Other Supplies:   Lifestyle Crafts – Washi Shape & Tape – Silver / Black Fun Foam / Silver Sprinkles

Video: Altenew & Pretty Pink Posh Collab Hop with BIG Prizes!

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Have you just hopped here from JULIA’s incredible blog, if you did then you are in exactly the right spot, if not, you can start right HERE at the very beginning so you don’t miss out on anything!

Can you tell how very excited I am to be celebrating the one year anniversary collaboration blog hop with Pretty Pink Posh and what’s even better is that to celebrate we have giveaways and special offers!  You can find all the deets listed below.

I decided to film as I created today so you can see how my card came together.

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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Now onto the GOOD STUFF, the GIVEAWAY!

Prizes:  There are TWO $100 prize packs from Altenew and Pretty Pink Posh up for grabs.  Two winners will be picked randomly from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below.  Please leave your comments by Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, at midnight EST to be eligible to win.  Winners will be announced on the Altenew and Pretty Pink Posh blogs on Thursday, November 3rd.

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Special Offers from Altenew and Pretty Pink Posh:  Get 10% off your entire Altenew order with code ALTENEWLOVESPPP and Pretty Pink Posh order with code PPPLOVESALTENEW at checkout.  Offers end sunday, October 30th 2016 at midnight EST.

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And here’s the Blog Hop List

 

From here you are hopping over to the amazing JEANNE, hope you are having a blast!
Hugs,

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Video : Golden Poinsettia – Penny Black

One of the most beautiful ‘flowers’ ever and so perfect on a Christmas card, especially in ‘gold’.  Our Poinsettias have just finished flowering as we are now heading into Spring / Summer here, but they do add such a brightness to the garden, actually I have a memory that they are not flowers but that they are coloured leaves?  Do you know, or did I dream that?  Oh, and I also decided to film as I coloured.

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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So glad you could visit today!  Big hugs,

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Other Supplies:  Prismacolor pencils – Spanish Orange / Cream / Sepia / Jasmin / Light Umber / Chocolate / Goldenrod.  Cardstock – Colormates – Deep Totally Tan.

Diamond are a girl’s best friend, especially the BIG ones!

This time the call was for Diamonds / Jewels for the Australian Cardmaking, Stamping & Papercraft magazine and I realised that I had not one….. sadly.  But I got creative and this is what I came up with, it’s hard to see in this below average photo but each section of the diamond is a shaker…   so cool!

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Loving the sentiment too which is a wood veneer from Freckled Fawn, they have such fun embellies.  Have a great day,

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Video : Keeping it Bright & Simple!

Happy Birthday to my sister and Happy New Year to you all!

My sister has an owl fixation and this year for her birthday her card had to include an owl, of course.  So out came this little cutie from Mama Elephant and I just love how he stamped out in orange.  I filmed as I created so you can watch the process.

You can see my video here or Watch it at Youtube.

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Hope you’ve had fun this New Years and that you’re head is not too sore…   I would just like to take a moment to thank every one of you for your visits and supportive comments , it really does mean so much to me.  I would also like to wish you an absolutely wonderful 2016, may there be lots of smiles and laughter!   Big New Years Hugs to you,

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Other Supplies: Prismacolor Pencils – Cool Grey 50%, Warm Grey 10, 20%, Black, Light Aqua, Powder Blue, Canary Yellow. WRMK – 1/8 Corner Chomper

Musing!

Thought I would sneak in some challenge inspiration and as usual Michele never fails to deliver at this week’s MUSE and here it is in all it’s fabulousness!

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I kept the basic sketch very similar although changed the orientation of the card and was wondering if would you could call a pig cute?  Well I think that this one is!  I also added a ‘slightly’ bold sentiment….

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This card also fits the bill over at Simon Says Stamp’s Wednesday Challenge for Diecember, where it’s time to go ‘Die Crazy’, and as you know I loves my dies!  A word of warning though, I’m back tonight with a video for Altenew so I’ll see you again real soon!

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Other Supplies:  Shape N Tape – Silver. Stamps – Close To my Heart – Animal Greetings Operation Smile.  Prismacolor Pencils – Warm Grey 10%, Cool Grey 50%, Deco Pink.  Pink Rhinestones. Cardstock – Taffy.

Video : Storybook Duck!

I know it’s meant to be a goose, but I wanted a duck and cause it’s yellow it’s a duck…   now.  I had so much fun creating my little ‘old school’ storybook scene and when you want a little simple shading then Prisma’s are my go to choice.  You can find this card over at The Alley Way Stamps Blog.  And while I’m here you may have already heard that TAWS is sadly closing it’s doors, but that means that you can buy their fun stamps at an incredible 40% discount, so head on over!

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You can see my video here or Watch it at Youtube.

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You can find these fab stamps over at The Alley Way Stamps.

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Other Supplies:  Stamps – The Alley Way Stamps – Just Ducky. Prismacolor Pencils – Goldenrod, Sunburst Yellow, Canary Yellow.  Paper Pad – Echo Park – Jack & Jill.  White felt.

Setting the Scene… a Christmas Publication!

My apologies in advance, today’s post is a bit of a marathon.  I just want to share some cards that I had published with the Australian Cardmaking, Stamping & Papercraft magazine for Christmas this year.

These first two cards were a stamper’s challenge using a sweet set from Clearly Besotted called ‘Set the Scene’.

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And for the coordinating feature I used an October Afternoon set called Silent Night – Donnie & Blitz.

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With only just over a week to go til the big day……    are you ready?

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Warmest Wishes – Other Supplies:  Cardstock – Taffy.  Copics – R05. B000,02. T0.

Snow Globe – Other Supplies:  Small black Rhinestones. WRMK – 1/8″ Corner Chomper

Seasons Greetings – Other Supplies:   Prismacolor Pencils – White, Black, Goldenrod, Pink, Magenta, Cream, Powder Blue, Light Cerulean Blue, True Blue, Copenhagen Blue, Indigo Blue, Putty Beige, French Grey 50%, Dark Brown, Light Umber, Sepia, Beige, Sienna Brown.  Pink & Blue Rhinestones.