Wednesday, 29 March 2017

A Special Day Dress

Good morning lovely crafters.

A little bit (well quite a bit!) of glitz and sparkle today in my favourite colour combo.  I fell in love with this stamp and knew that I had to have it in vellum. Lots of other ideas buzzing around in my head though, so watch this space!



close up of the sparkle

Items used:

Chloe's Beaded Dress stamped onto vellum and embossed with docrafts Tinsel Gold EP
SW Orange Blossom flowers and Dawn Bibby sentiment also stamped and heat embossed 
TL Pin Dot Circles
SW Love Hearts EF
Tonic embellishment mousse Indian Gold
gems

Challenges:
Incy Wincy Designs: Happy Birthday
Ooh La La Creations #225 Layer It Up
Dragonfly Dreams - girly + die cut/punch
Glitter n Sparkle - for a female/mother's day
Crafty Calendar - mother's day/special female
Brown Sugar #243 AG

Thanks for dropping by and any comments you care to leave - much appreciated.

Happy crafting

Fatima
xxx


Monday, 27 March 2017

May Your Day Be Filled With Sparkle

Hello crafters.

Oops! It's been a while but when you have the nasty flu what can you do?

Anyway, here's my card for today.  Using more papers from my favourite pad at the moment and some new goodies.


Items used:

DP: Craft Sensations English Blossom
Dies: TL Paisley Parade
MB stitched aster blooms
Sentiment: Chloe's - stamped, embossed in silver and filled in with green glitter
gems


Thanks for popping by and any comments - always appreciated.

Happy Crafting!

Fatima
xxx



Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Handbags and Shoes - you can never have too many!!

Hello lovely crafters.

Today's selection of cards is a continuation of my quest to use up odd toppers and also make a dint in my (big) box of flowers.




The papers are a combo of First Edition and Craft Sensations.  The die cut frames are Sue Wilson Atlantic Ocean,  Swirly Square and Sweet Dixie Embroidery Frame , some Sue Wilson leaves and some MB butterflies.
Lots of gems, sequins and of course flowers.

Thank you for dropping in and any comments you leave - much appreciated.

Happy crafting

Fatima
xxx

Monday, 13 March 2017

On Your Wedding Day

Hello lovely crafters.

For today's card, I've used some beautiful Craft Sensations paper.  I love this pad and have used it for quite  a few cards.  It has lovely florals and shades of pink and green. I've picked out the dark red in the flowers with my plain colour.


Items used:

DP: Craft Sensations English Blossom
Dies: X Cut Filigree Heart, Scalloped Heart
Cr. Exp. Heart Spray
Cr. Comp. Arch Edge
Poppystamps Bow and String
Sweet Dixie On Your Wedding Day
 Cr. Comp. Floral Duo and Pretty Petals flowers dies
gems and pearl hearts

Challenges:

Fussy and Fancy  #182 AG


Thanks for popping by and any comments - always appreciated.

Happy Crafting

Fatima
xxx

Monday, 6 March 2017

Mr and Mrs

Hello crafters.

A wedding card today.  I was looking at the new X Cut releases for this month and saw a die which was strikingly similar to the one I've used on my card.
Phew! Don't need to think about buying that one if I've already got something very similar!!


Items used:

DP: LOTV Promises
Dies: Taylored expressions Mr and Mrs
J Sheen Lace Border
Sweet Dixie Christmas Rose shaped and inked with DI
gems, pearls, glitter

Challenges:

Kitty Bee Designs -#89 flowers
Dragons Lair Designs AG + spring flowers
Brown Sugar #240 AG
Crafty Friends Ch. - all that glitters
Dream Valley Ch. #151 lots of layers

Thanks for popping by and any comments

Happy Crafting

Fatima
xxx



Saturday, 4 March 2017

Pattys Plum Poppy

Hello crafters.  Hope all is well.

Today's card was inspired by the colours of my favourite garden poppy.  I love the big blousy blooms of oriental poppies and to watch the bees tumbling in is just a joy!  Bring on the summer!



Items used:

Image: Woodware stamp coloured with Promarkers
DP: Dovecraft Leyton
Dies: MD Ribbon and Bow
Go Kreate Frilly Frame #10
pearls

Challenges:

Passion for Promarkers #384 in the pink
Die Cuttin Divas #306 Ribbons and bows
TTCRD - AG

Thanks for popping by and any comments.

Happy Crafting

Fatima
xxx

Sunday, 26 February 2017

New mushroom house

Hello crafters.  I hope all is well.

I was having a little rummage through my papers and found this bright, colourful pack - just the thing for my spotty mushroom house roof!



Items used:

Woodware stamp coloured with Promarkers
DP: PM Spots and Stripes Brights
Dies: MD Stitched Circle and Flower
TL Torn Edge Rectangles and Circles
Tonic Scalloped Square
MFT Stitched Scalloped Border
Sentiment: LOTV stamp - flowers coloured with Promarkers
Card Candi

Challenges:

Passion for Promarkers #383 something new
Tuesday Throwdown  #331 favourite embellishment - flowers 
Cute Card Thursday #466 Florals
Brown Sugar #239 AG

Thanks for popping by and any comments you leave.

Happy Crafting

Fatima
xxx