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Saturday, 30 May 2015

Sweet Stampin' Challenge

Morning all, it's Saturday and that means it's time for a new challenge at Sweet Stampin'. 

This week our theme is

Father's Day/Special Man

The winner of this week's challenge will win a SS goodie bag!

I decided to do something for MY Dad as Tuesday would have seen his 90th birthday. This is a poem called High Flight which my Dad loved and I've used a cloud stencil and aeroplane stamps to add to it. Finally I stamped the LotV Aeroplane stamp and highlighted bits with a copic.  This is always a tough challenge but I didn't realise how tough this particular make would be.




Challenges I'd Like to Enter

Stamps
Aeroplane - LotV
Plane and Simple Set - Stampin Up

 Embellishments 
Aeroplane Charms

 Tools 
Cloud Stencil - Inkylicious

 Thanks for dropping by today.  We're off to Scott's birthday party shortly! Looking forward to it :) 

Remember to drop by Sweet Stampin' and see what the rest of the Team Jacky Sweeties have been up to! Perhaps you could have a go yourself, don't forget to stamp now ;)



Thursday, 28 May 2015

Sugar Bowl Challenge

Morning all. 

It's time for a new challenge over at the Sugar Bowl.

As always one lucky winner of this challenge gets to choose 4 sweet Sugar Nellie digis...

and
a second prize winner will receive 2 Sugar Nellie digis.....woo hoo!!

(or 6 digis, if there are over 100 entries)
from

image

Make a card or other craft project using a Sugar Nellie image and this prize could be yours.

(remember the Sugar Nellie image - that's essential!)

I've gone for a digi I bought quite recently Bang Bang. Got to be honest, not overly fond of cat images but I like this one with his drum making some noise for someone's birthday (and if I don't get a move on that someone's birthday will be Scott on Monday!!)



Challenges I'd Like to Enter

Stamps
Bang Bang - Funky Kits
Sentiment - Paper Smooches

 Colouring Medium 
Copics

 Tools 
Star Border Die - Memory Box
White Gel Pen
Stitched Rectangle Dies - MFT

 Thanks for dropping by today. 

Remember to drop by The Sugar Bowl and see what the rest the Sweeties have been up to. 


Saturday, 23 May 2015

Half Full or Half Empty

Morning!

Hope you're all well. 

It's the weekend, and for some in da house (me) it's just another weekend as I don't get the holiday Monday from work. Andy and Scott are off in Edinburgh for the football so it's just me and Craig this morning. What to do.....

Anyway, while we contemplate, here is Opal the Optimist with her half empty glass. Or is it half full?!



Stamps 
Opal The Optimist -  Stamping Bella

Colouring Medium 
Copics

Paper 
MME

Embellishments
Pearls
Glossy Accents (for champagne bubbles)

Thanks for dropping by today.


Thursday, 21 May 2015

Moving Along With The Times Challenge

Morning all.

It's time for a new challenge at Moving Along With the Times.

This week our theme is



And here is my card. I wasn't initially sure what to do. Am really not good on colour challenges or photo inspiration pics. Then I saw this new Tiddly Inks image and decided I liked her and to use her for this challenge and paper piece her scooter with this fab grey spotty paper I found!


Challenges I'd Like to Enter

Stamps
Scooting By - Tiddly Inks

 Colouring Medium 
Copics

 Tools 
Sun Die - Lawn Fawn

 Thanks for dropping by today. 

Remember to drop by MAWTT and see what the rest the DT have been up to. 



Monday, 18 May 2015

Love You The Mostest

Morning all. 

Monday already! Can't believe the weekend is over already. Another weekend closer to Scott's birthday.... I really should start shopping soon ;) 

So I had to make a wedding card for a wedding on Friday and I decided to abandon my usual Tiddly Inks couple *gasps* in favour of this new TI image called Love You Mostest.



Stamps
The One - Visible Image
Love You Mostest - Tiddly Inks

 Colouring Medium
Copics

 Embellishments 
Pearls

 Tools
Cross Stitched Heart Dies - Memory Box
Romantic Rectangle Nesties - Spellbinders

 Thanks for dropping by today.



Sunday, 17 May 2015

Wake Up And Smell The Coffee

Morning.

Hope all well with you. I'm overdue a catch up round blogs so I'll be doing that later today.

This is a card I made for a friend's birthday yesterday. I know, made yesterday and blogging today, whatever next!! There are cards I haven't shared yet and the recipient will be celebrating their next birthday before I've managed it!

I've used the Saturated Canary image Neeve from the CD in Complete Cardmaking magazine. She was printed quite large so that I could crop her down and she'd still be quite big. I also wanted to use my new TH stamps so they went really well with this and I used Early Espresso ink to stamp them with, so there's a whole lot of coffee going through this card ;) 



Stamps 
Neeve - Saturated Canary (from Complete Cardmaking magazine CD)
Fresh Brewed Blueprints Stamp Set - Tim Holtz
Sentiment from Stamping Bella

 Colouring Medium 
Copics
Promarkers

 Ink 
Early Espresso - Stampin Up

 Tools 
Majestic Circle Grand Nesties - Spellbinders
Scalloped Circle Punch - Stampin Up
Corner Rounder

 Thanks for dropping by today.


Saturday, 16 May 2015

Sweet Stampin' Challenge

Morning all, it's Saturday and that means it's time for a new challenge at Sweet Stampin'. 

This week our theme is

Clean and Simple

The winner this week will win a Sweet Stampin' goody bag.

This card started off as a bit of an experiment as I wanted to use the SU Circle Circus set in shades of blue. I like it though, I'm really pleased with the results.

Challenges I'd Like to Enter

Stamps
Circle Circus - Stampin' Up
Sentiment - Stampin' Up

 Ink 
All SU - Night of Navy, Baja Breeze, Pacific Point, Island Indigo

 Thanks for dropping by today. 

Remember to drop by Sweet Stampin' and see what the rest of the Team Jacky Sweeties have been up to! Perhaps you could have a go yourself, don't forget to stamp now ;)



Friday, 15 May 2015

Seriously, How Long Does It Take To Write A Blog Post

Evening....  it's ages since I started this blog post but I started to do something else and forgot I hadn't finished.

Tonight I'm sharing a card I was asked to make recently for a little girl celebrating her first birthday. 

I've used this wee cutie from Mo's Digital Pencil which I actually bought for another card, but I'll show you that another day. I also figured that as the wee girl was only 1 she wouldn't mind if the card wasn't you know what....




Stamps
Emmy and Lamb - Mo's Digital Pencil

 Colouring Medium 
Copics

Tools 
Grand Circle Nesties - Spellbinders
Bow Punch - Stampin' Up
Flower Punch
Sizzix Number 

 Thanks for dropping by today.


Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Christmas at Sweet Stampin' Challenge

Morning all.

It's time for a new challenge at Christmas At Sweet Stampin'

Our theme this month is 

Cute Christmas

Oh how difficult was this challenge?! Only because I couldn't decide which image to use!! I could have made 3208 cards for this challenge!


Challenges I'd Like to Enter

Stamps
James and Presents - LotV
Sentiment - LotV

Paper
LotV

  Embellishments 
Stickles

 Tools 
Circle Nesties - Spellbinders
Tree Die - Marianne Designs
Snowflake Border - Memory Box

 Thanks for dropping by today. 

Remember to drop by Christmas at Sweet Stampin' and see what the rest the CASSettes have been up to. 

x

Saturday, 9 May 2015

A Lick of Paint

Morning.

Happy Saturday to you.

This is one of two cards I was asked to make a couple of weeks ago for a friend's Dad's birthday - this one is from the kids. I've used one of the original LotV black and white art pads but I loved the image so much after I'd made the card I went and bought the stamp as I love him so much.




Stamps 
A Lick of Paint - LotV

 Colouring Medium 
Copics

Paper
Bo Bunny

Embellishments 
Wooden Star Buttons 

Before I go, tomorrow, like hundreds of others I'll be taking part in the Race For Life - this a link to my page if you'd like to sponsor me - all donations gratefully accepted.


 Thanks for dropping by today.


Thursday, 7 May 2015

Moving Along With The Times Challenge

Morning all.

It's time for a new challenge at Moving Along With the Times.

This week our theme set by the lovely Jessie is

Birds or Feathers

I've used a new stamp set from Indigo Blu that I got for my birthday for this card! Enough said rea



Challenges I'd Like to Enter

Stamps
Classy Bird Set - Indigo Blu

  Embellishments 
Flowers
Pearls

 Tools 
Grand Circle Nesties - Spellbinders
Hexagon Embossing Folder

 Thanks for dropping by today. 

Remember to drop by MAWTT and see what the rest the DT have been up to. 



Sunday, 3 May 2015

Soaking Sunday

Evening.

It's been a bit wet here today - and most of yesterday too. Scott's rugby was cancelled today as the pitch resembled a swimming pool!

It's the wee girl next door's birthday today and this was a perfect opportunity to break out my new LotV stamp - Annabel Texting. I had an idea in my head of what I was going to do with the card, but actually this doesn't look a bit like it - the only thing that was in the plan is the image!!



Challenges I'd Like To Enter
Handmade Bliss - Anything Goes

Stamps 
Annabel Texting - LotV
Sentiment - Stampin' Up

 Colouring Medium
Copics

Paper 
Doodlebug 
MME

 Tools 
Summer Kite Die - Memory Box
Circle Nesties - Spellbinders
Clouds and Sun - Lawn Fawn

 Thanks for dropping by today. Enjoy your Bank Holiday Monday if you're off tomorrow.


Saturday, 2 May 2015

Sweet Stampin' Challenge

Morning all, it's Saturday and that means it's time for a new challenge at Sweet Stampin'. 

This week our theme is

Inspired by a Book/Film

There's a SS goodie bag to the winner of this week's challenge.

I have two cards to show you today - one is the original plan I had for the challenge and the second one is a baby card I was asked to make for a Star Wars daft dad.

Original card - inspired by Elf!


Challenges I'd Like to Enter

Stamps
Buddy and Jolly - Stamping Bella
Sentiment - Kaisercraft

Paper
LotV

Colouring Medium
Copics

 Embellishments 
Wooden Sign - ?
Knitted Ribbon - Stampin' Up

 Tools 
Stitched Rectangles - MFT

Inspired by Star Wars!


Challenges I'd Like to Enter

Stamps
Star Baby - LMMS
Stars - Little Yellow Bicycle

Tools 
Circle Nestie - Spellbinders
Star Embossing Folder

 Thanks for dropping by today. 

Remember to drop by Sweet Stampin' and see what the rest of the Team Jacky Sweeties have been up to! Perhaps you could have a go yourself, don't forget to stamp now ;)



Friday, 1 May 2015

A Night Under Canvas

Evening!

So it's May. Already. How can that be? This week we've had summer and winter weather. Actually not just through the week - through the course of a day!!!

Tonight's card is the lovely Annabel who is off for a night under canvas. Or maybe she's playing through the day, who knows but she's having fun in the tent with her little dog! I love this image and that's the only reason I bought it, not because I had a specific reason to use it.



Stamps 
Annabel Camping - LotV

 Colouring Medium
Copics

 Tools 
Hello Die - Memory Box
Shades of Thanks Tree - Taylored Expressions
Stitched Circle Dies - Lil Inkers
Cloud Embossing Folder - Stampin Up

 Thanks for dropping by today.