Wednesday, May 13, 2009

3 Challenges in 1 :-)

This is my 3rd attemp to post this ! It keeps disappearing !!
Ok start again !!

I made this card following the fabulous sketch by Dawn on the Truly Scrumptious Challenge they also ask us to 'Go dotty' :-)
It also qualifies for the Dare U 2 Digi Challenge
whose theme is 'Gingham and Stitching' they also request that the card be sent to a child on the Post Pals website, there is a link at the top of my sidebar :-) It also qualifies for the Papertake Weekly Challenge whose theme is 'Animal Antics', they would also like us to send the card to a child. Well I have sent some off in the post this morning and I have another pile waiting to go. This one has a stamp on already and has gone into the post box to Kerry F, go to the Post Pals website to read her story.

Sneak Peek !! this image is a lovely digi download which will soon be available from Doodle Palacestore :-) ( I am on the DT if ya didn't know already :-))
Isn't it fabulous :-)
All the papers I used were from Funky Fairy's Papercrafts The sentiments are also from a new, soon to be released, set of Simon Says Samp Exclusive Stamps from the Simon Says Stamp store

The ribbon is from my messy drawer, I thought it looked quite nice in real life but now I'm seeing it on the photo I think I'll change it,,, don like it !! :-)
edited : Ok had another look and changed my mind it does look OK in real life I think so the ribbon is staying on !! :-)

Thanks for looking :-) I appreciate your comments so please leave me one :-)

Lorraine x x

Sammy's race for life + blog candy

I did mention this before but I though it wouldn't hurt to give you all a reminder :-) Sammy is belly dancing the race for life in a pink outfit !! LOL how courageous is that !! I think she deserves all of our support :-)
She is offering blog candy in return for cards to raise money for charity :-) Pop over to her blog for further details :-)
Lorraine x x

Boy's best Friend :-)

I made this card following the lovely sketch by Maggie on the Sunday Sketch and Stamp Challenge
, I only found this a few days ago so unfortunately I missed the first one !
The image is a digi download from the Digital Stamp Oasis, so I know that doesn't count for stamping but the 'Best Friend' was stamped using a hero arts set so I hope that's OK if not just scrub my name off :-)
It also qualifies for the Cupcake Crafts Challenge whose theme this week is a 'Card for a Man or Boy' Well this one will be going to a special boy on Post Pals later this morning :-) I made this as a shaker card with gold/silver hearts and stars inside ( I didn't have any thing else ! bones would've been nice !! ) :-) I thought a child would like to give it a good ol' shake :-) !!
When I started this card I coloured it first intending it to qualify for the Color Create Challenge too, am not sure if they expect more Green/Blue though, so again if it doesn't qualify just scrub me off :-)
I did make this for the ABC Challenge too whose theme was M for Metallic but I forgot to upload it yesterday so I missed the deadline ! duh !!

Thanks for looking, I appreciate your comments so please leave me one :-)

Lorraine x x
P.S the Funky Fairy's Challenge has a fabulous theme starting today ( Wednesday) so why not join in, you could win a fabulous Funky Fairy's Papercrafts download !! Also the Simon Says Challenge has a new one starting today with fabulous prizes so pop over and take a look there too :-)
And last but not least the Digital Tuesday Challenge has a fabulous challenge for you too that will make you get your thinking caps on that's for sure !! :-)

Funky Fairy's Challenge #16

This week on the Funky Fairy's Challenge
we are asking you to use 'Flowers and Bling' on your project :-)
I used a Funky Fairy image download, there are 9 images available all for £2.99 !! fantastic value !!
I also used Funky Fairy's Papercraft download papers from the 'Fluffy flowers' set and the 'In with the Old' set.
The sentiment is by Penny Black, gingham ribbon from Meiflower,punched star from a Papermania punch, buttons from my stash.The flower is a papermania one with a SU diamond brad :-) All the gems are hot fix ones :-)

The Design Team have made some fabulous creations for your perusal :-) Hop Over to the challenge blog to see them :-)
Every week there is a fabulous paper download on offer as a prize so what are you waiting for !! There are lots of free paper downloads available on the Blog Of Inspiration for those of you who are unsure about paper downloads why not give them a try before you buy ! I love downloads they are so convenient ! You always have the 'right' colour !

Thanks for looking :-) I appreciate your comments so please leave me one :-)
Lorraine x x
Don't forget to join in I will be checkin up on ya'all !! :-)

Simon Says Challenge 'One for the Boy's'

It's time for another challenge over on the Simon Says Challenge blog. The theme this week is 'One for the Boy's', hop over to the challenge blog for details, there are fab prizes on offer this week Heidi from the Simon Says Stamp store is offering a $25 voucher and as though that wasn't enough Donna from Bearly Mine Designs has offered her CD Designer Extreme Vol 1 as a prize too !!! WOW !!

As from this week it will be a weekly challenge :-) Twice as much fun !! YAY !! :-)

I also made the card to fit in with the Sketch and Stash Challenge
, where we have to use your newest stash on your card. Well I made this on Monday evening, Donna's CD, 'Designer Extreme Vol 1 arrived that day so the paper I used was very new !!
All the papers I used were printed using the CD, the stamps I used were from the Simon Says Exclusive set Paris Rome New York I have used this set alot I find it really useful for my scrapbooks too :-)
The text stamps are by hero arts, I used them alot too cos they look good wonky ! Perfect !! I hate using a stamp positioner !!
I also used a Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz collection stamp as the background to the Eiffel Tower which was then sprayed with green and orange glimmer mists.

The Design Team have made some absolutely fabulous creations for you to see and give you inspiration so hop over to the blog ( after leaving me a comment !! lol ) to see their wonderful works of art :-)

Thanks for looking :-)
Lorraine x x