Friday, 28 October 2016

for you on your birthday

sharing a new addition to my stamp haul.
i am a sucker for cute stamps and i have just bought two Whimsy - Elizabeth Bell stamps and today i have used birthday beauty and i have used my Copic markers to color her with.

here's my card:

isn't she the cutest.
i've coordinated inside too

onto what i have used:
card base: 6x6" white card
dies from: little darlings 
papers: lili of the valley (retired from lotv)
ribbon: satin ribbon from my stash
inks, copics and sakura used pictured below

 thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day, enjoy and craft happy. Ann

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

happy birthday son

stopping by today sharing a male card using one of lili of the valley's super images Oliver kick about and he has been coloured with distress ink.

these images make my card crafting so easy for the boys/men lol.

i've coordinated the inside too.
onto what i have used:
base card: 6x6" white card
stamps: oliver kickabout & teenage sentiment boys
dies by: mtf, tonic, desire & britannia 
papers: from my stash
ink: memento espresso truffle & stazon timber brown
distress ink: faded jeans, tattered rose, walnut stain, ground espresso, festive berries, fosilized amber, weathered wood, 

thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day, enjoy and craft happy. Ann


Monday, 24 October 2016

just for you

happy birthday Dad
i'm just loving the soon to be released vintage boys from lili of the valley and i'm back with another using Sunday stroll coloured with copic markers.
i hope your enjoying the sneaky peeks from the DC team.

onto today's sneaky peek card:

image of what i have used:

card base: white 7x7" card
papers: lili of the valley (retired)
copic markers

thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day, enjoy and craft happy. Ann

Sunday, 23 October 2016

i'm so thankful

hi everyone.
popping in today to share my card with you all.
i've coloured up this adorable image called fay loves fall from stampingbellas tiny townie range with my distress ink. i really love this medium and it's all thanks to KC project class sharing their knowledge i can colour these cute images.

my card

i have chosen to go for a very autumnal feel on my card and the jury is still out on my background colouring though. but i do love my finished card.
here are a couple more snap shots showing the glitter i have added using my sakura gel pens (i just love em)

onto what i have used:
7x7" white base card
papers: lili of the valley & nitwit collections Enchantment (retired from lotv)
dies: ldrs rectangle layers, flourish, leaves & tonic layered circles
ink: stazon timber brown & memento espresso truffle
sakura gelly roll pen: clear star
distress ink: vintage photo, tattered rose, walnut stain, antique linen, old paper, forest moss, fosilized amber, peeled paint, hickory smoke, festive berries, ground espresso
embellies: wooden buttons, cones, berries, velvet ribbon and large white paper rose

all it leaves me to say is: hope you are all having a fabulous weekend, enjoy and craft happy Ann
thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, 22 October 2016

happy birthday and sneaky peek

popping in today with a sneaky peek of up coming release from lili of the valley
seven image stamps that include four of the fabulous vintage boys and three animal panels and as always beautiful and super cute.

they will be available in digi format and rubber stamps the release date is next week.
the vintage boys include: workbench, under the bonnet, sunday stroll and the gardner.

here is my sneak peek of one of the vintage boys: sunday stroll

a sneak peek of the animals:

image of what i have used:

thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day, enjoy and craft happy. Ann

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

on your anniversary 50

hi and good morning to one and all
i'm popping in to share a very special anniversary card for a couple who are celebrating 50 years of wedded bliss.
i have chosen to use a few of my lili of the valley stamps to create the whole effect for this project: the background paper, my images, my insert have been stamped and embossed with gold embossing powder, for my sentiments i have used memento ink and i have added a little colour to the bride and groom to finish off using my copic markers.
i have also done a little decoupage on my main image to give it a little dimension.

here's my card.

current stamps used:liliofthevalley's: wedding couple, bride and groom (card insert), church on the hill, vintage sentiments occasions

really love how my project has turned out
onto what i have used:
card base: 7x7" white card
paper: ice crystal flower making paper & gold miri card
dies from: little darlings & memory box
embossing powder: sheena wow brass regular
stamps: as listed above
ink: memento espresso truffle
copics: e00, e04, e11, e21, rv11, rv32 and r89

hello and a warm welcome to my new followers Beth, Debra and Petra.
and all it leaves me to say now is: have a lovely crafty day, enjoy and craft happy Ann.
thanks for stopping by.

Sunday, 16 October 2016

still a little festive

i think i have exhausted decorating candles this year for gifts and i'm back today with my final three. i have really enjoyed this side of crafting and i hope my candles have inspired you to try.
again all my images today are from lili of the valley: christmas people and i have coloured them with copic markers.

another trio
little holly: retired, carol singing (available in rubber and digi format) and musical christmas: retired

individually pictured

to create these i have used:
chapel candles: 180/80 & 150/80
greasproof & tissue paper 
lili of the valley stamps: as listed above
lili of the valley sentiment stamps: Christmas Grungy Messages , Christmas Sentiment Tags
satin ribbon, and christmas ribbon from my stash
woc mullbery roses and embellieshments
inks, markers and pens pictured below

hello and a warm welcome to my new followers.
all it leaves me to say now is: have a lovely crafty day, enjoy and craft happy Ann.
thanks for stopping by.