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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Gina Caribe

Good Morning to you all..  Today I am showcasing my image from MoonFlower Digi Stamps.  Her name is Gina Caribe and the newest creation by Andreia Silva.  She is a wonderful artist and I hope you will hop over to her site and check out the images she has for sale.  Her is the link http://moonflowerdigistamps.blogspot.co.uk/.

I colored her with copics and mounted her on three different colors of pink.  The pale background is done with eye shadow and I love the soft look it gives.  I got two different packages of colors at the dollar store and you really can't get anything cheaper then that.  I love the colors I got and will keep my eye our for more they are so fun to use.  The flowers are from Michaels and are  recollections I believe.  The die cut (leaves) are from spellbinders.  You can see much of them but they are very delicate and very pretty.  I hope you like my card and will leave me a comment as I do read them all.  So till next time Happy Crafting to you all.

Dalmatian Cuddle

Well hello again.  So happy you came back to see my creations.  Today is inspiration day for me at Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps blog.  This pretty little lady is call Dalmatian Cuddle.  When I printed the images for the month I printed all of them so I colored them all but this one turned out so cute that I decided to use it on the kraft paper anyway.  The Challenge for us is "Anything Goes" so it fits and that is what matters.  I really like how she turned out.  Unfortunately at this time the image is not available.  I colored this image with prisma colored pencils.  The butterflies are a Stamp-n up die cut and one I use a great deal.  The pearls are from Michaels.  I dol like how this one turned out. 

 You can find our Challenge blog to play along with this months theme of "Use Kraft Paper"  here: http://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.co.uk.  So come on down and join us in the fun.  We also have a facebook page to play along with challenges as well. And that address is here:https://www.facebook.com/groups/chingchoukuikdigitalstamps/.   I sure hope to see you all there. 

So till then have a wonderful day and happy crafting to you all!!!

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Wishing Stars

Well good morning to you all, or what ever time your in.  Today is Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps inspiration day.    My image is called Wishing Stars and the challenge for us is "Use Gems"  You can find this beautiful image here in the Esty  shop   https://www.etsy.com/listing/207372948/wishing-stars-digital-stamp-instant?ref=shop_home_active_1&ga_search_query=Wishing%2BStars  So my gems are the centers of my flowers.  They all have gems in them.  I colored my image with my favorite medium and that is copics.  The flowers were a gift from my best friend so I decided that they needed to use them on here.  The die cut is one from Spellbinders and I use this one a lot.  I love the lacy look of it.  The leaves are from another spellbinders die and I cut them from black to make them outstanding.  The sentiment is from Close to my heart. 

I would like to invite you to come play along with us at our Monthly challenge (this month is it use Kraft paper) and the website is here:http://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/.   We also have a facebook challenge as well and you can find that one here:https://www.facebook.com/groups/1479817065637950/?fref=nf.  So come on down and join in the fun.  Show us your beautiful creations.  Hope to see you all there!!

Till next time Happy Crafting to you all.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Gypsy Flower






Good Morning to you all.  Today is my day for your inspiration.  This fantastic image is by MoonFlower and is called Gypsy Flower.  I love how she turned out.  What a wonderful face she has.  I called this one With Love as that is what she looks like she is in love. 

I colored her with my copics and mounted her on a red card and then black background from Reflections.  the swirls are from y stash and are brads.  The red gems are also from my stash.  The edges of the image are from a punch from Martha Stewart. 

I hope you will come over to our facebook page and join in the fun.  There is also a news letter that you can sign up for and keep up on the news and new images. 

The facebook page is here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/730538720328902/
And the website is here: http://moonflowerdigistamps.blogspot.co.uk/

So grab your coffee or tea and come on down and visit us

Thursday, April 7, 2016

The Moment

Hello all,  today the posting is for Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Challenge.  The theme is Use Kraft Paper.  The image is called " The Moment"  and she can be forund here:https://www.etsy.com/listing/217279598/the-moment-digital-stamp-instant?ref=shop_home_active_1&ga_search_query=The%2BMoment.  My use of Kraft paper is I colored her on Kraft paper and I used Prisma colored pencils.  I have only done this type of coloring on Kraft paper a couple of times and was shocked at how nice it comes out.  I did enjoy coloring this one.  I inked the edges to make the image more outstanding and cut it with a spellbinder die cut.  The swirls are cuts from my Cricut.  I added some gems for bling.  I hope you like my card and will leave me some love. 

So till next time have a great day and happy crafting to you all. 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Tea Cup Girl

Good Morning all well maybe I should say good afternoon.  I am running behind today for some reason and wanted to get this posted this morning but as you see it is now after noon and almost 3 PM.

I did this card with the image with blue and pink hair.  I started out just playing with this one to see how the eye shadow would work for the bottom of this card.  But I like how she turned out.  A different look for me.  I normally do normal hair and cup but wanted to try to go outside my comfort zone and so this is the result.  I think this one maybe the one for my sisters birthday this month just need to pop in the Happy Birthday and off it goes.

I hope you like it.  I know I haven't posted in my blog for a while but hoping it gets easier here at home and not so busy that I can't get to the blog.  Enjoy your day and Happy Crafting. 

This is a Ching-Chou Kuik image.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Rose of Thorns Inspiration

Hey everyone, Good Morning.  I hope you have your cup of coffee and time to sit for while.  Today it is my turn for your inspirational card.  This beauty is called Rose of Thorns.  She is my card for week 3 of our monthly card inspirations.  You can find her at the Esty Shop by Ching-Chou Kuik Fantasy Shop here:http://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.com/.  I am not giving you the exact image so you will have a change to browse to see all the wonderful images this fantastic artist has to offer.   We also have a challenge blog and that is here for you to go to after you buy the images  you want.  You don't have to use her image for the challenge but if you do you get two entries for the challenge.  The we also have a Facebook page and I will give you both addresses here to come play along.  The Blog is here: http://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.com/ and the facebook address is here:https://www.facebook.com/groups/chingchoukuikdigitalstamps/.  So I am inviting you to come play along with us!!

I colored my image with copics and mounted her on 3 layers.  I used the black so that she would stand out more.  The orange is to coordinate with her dress and the yellow card for her hair.  I love how she turned out, she is such a beautiful image.  But then all of the images Ching-Chou Kuik draws are wonderful.  

So till next time I hope to see you at the challenge and on facebook.  Happy crafting to you all.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Exotic Beauty

Well hello everyone.  Today I am going to inspire you with this beautiful image.  She is from Moonflower Digital Images and you can find her at the store here: http://moonflowerdigistamps.blogspot.co.uk/.  The artist Andreia Silva. is a wonderful artist.  I am sure you will love what you see at the store and will want them all, I know that is what I wanted when I went there.  I really need to be much richer so I can buy what I want!  But that isn't to be so I will do what I can when I can like most folks.  

I colored this beauty with copics and love the way she turned out.  I am taking coloring classes from Kit and Clowder and have learned so much and love the way her hair turned out.  Braids are hard for me to do but I like this one.  I will be coloring this image more often for just practice.  I used a dark pink base and then some floral paper from my stash that has some of the same dark pink in it.  I matted the image on more dark pink to make her stand out and then cut a Heart with my fiskars punch.  The sentiment is just a small stamp I have and used a 1 inch circle punch to cut that.  I wanted to keep this one fairly simple so the image would be the focal point of the card.  
I do hope you like her as much as I do!

MoonFlower Stamps has a facebook page too so I hope you will come down and like us and join the fun there.  Here is the address for that to make it easy for you to find.  https://www.facebook.com/moonflowerdigistamps/?fref=ts.

So everyone till next Happy Crafting to you all.   

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Autumns Here Inspiration

Good Morning everyone.  First thing I want to say is the card makes me "Happy".  I think it is the colors and that image is spectacular.  I love Fairy's and this one is no exception. This is my inspirational card for you for today and I hope she makes you at least smile and brightens your day.   She can be found at the Esty shop for Ching-Chou Kuik Fantasy Digital Shop here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/gjzcck.  Ching_Chou is a wonderful artist and I love to color her images and I know if you love to color you will love her images as well.

I colored this with my copics (favorite medium) and the theme for us this week is heat or dry embossing and I chose to do the dry embossing.  The yellow layer is embossed with one larger embossing folder from Cuddlebug and the orange one is with a different folder from cuddlebug.  I framed each layer in black to make it more outstanding.  The green ribbon is grosgrain and was an after thought.  I always lay my card out before I glue things together and it just needed something more to go on so I rummaged through my ribbon box and found this beautiful ribbon that matched the base care so perfectly it said "use me".  So I did. LOL  I do have my moments when a card just seems to talk to me and if you have been card making for long you will understand that.

I would like to invite you all to follow us on Facebook as well as the challenge blog.  The Challenge blog site is here: http://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.com/ and the Facebook site is here:https://www.facebook.com/groups/chingchoukuikdigitalstamps/. Please come on by and play along with us to win some wonderful images!

So till next week I hope you all have a wonderful week and Happy Crafting to you all!

Sunday, March 13, 2016

The Harp Maiden

Hey everyone.  I am posting my card today for MoonFlower Digital Stamps.  You can find that shop here:  http://moonflowerdigistamps.blogspot.co.uk/.  Plus they have a facebook page as well if your into that you can come down and like us and join the fun there.  Here is the address for that page: https://www.facebook.com/moonflowerdigistamps/?fref=ts. 

Now onto my card! 

 Just look at this beautiful image.   Is she not just gorgeous!!.  I love the way she turned out.  She was colored with copics and mounted on dark pink card stock of the base card then I found some glitter paper shade lighter and used that on top of that.  I used a glitter pen for the strings but it doesn't show in the photo unfortunately.  The gems are from my stash as is the ribbon.  I made the ribbon bow with a bow maker that my Hubby made me.  I love it as it makes perfect bows every time.

So till next time 



Thursday, March 10, 2016

Spring Dreaming Inspiration

Good morning to you all.  Today is my day for inspiration for Ching-Chou Kuik digital stamps.  My image is called  Spring Dreaming.  Our theme this month is Easter Colors so I chose Lavender for my color scheme.    You can find this wonderful image at the Esty shop for Ching-Chou Kuik Fantasy Stamps here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/gjzcck along with many more wonderful images that you can purchase and color.  This artist is wonderful and you will fall in love with her images and want them all.

I colored her with Copics and the die cut is a Spellbinders one that I bought at the Expo a couple of years ago.  The flowers are from Michael's and part of my stash.   The leaves are also a spellbinder die cut.  The gems are from a purchase from the expo as well.

We also have a facebook page if you want to come play along there the girls have a challenge going most of the time.  It is a great place to meet the team and make some new friends.  I will put the site here for you to go there when your done here.    I do hope you will come play along either or well why not both the challenges.  I hope to see you there.  Here is the address for Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/chingchoukuikdigitalstamps/.  Come join us a play along.  So till next time Happy Crafting to you all!!

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Valentine Teddy

Hey everyone I am so excited to be able to announce that I have been chosen to be a new designer for MoonFlower Digi stamps.  This is my first post for them..  This sweet image is called Valentine Teddy.  I love this image and love the way this card turned out.

I colored it with copics and mounted her on heart paper which unfortunately you can't see but it is there and then used white glitter paper under the image.  I used two corner gem pieces for bling and a small bow at the top.  The one heart is from my stash.  I will be using this for Valentines day for sure.  I do hope you like her.  Leave a comment and let me know what you think.  If your not a follower I do hope you will consider becoming one.  I do read all the comments that people make on my crafts. 

You will find this image herehttp://moonflowerdigistamps.blogspot.co.uk/
  It is under the digi stamp heading.  Andreia Silva is a wonderful artist.  I do hope you will pop over and check out her store.

I want to enter this into the Anything goes Challenge at Through the Craft Room Door.  Here ;  http://ttcrd.blogspot.com/

So till next time Happy Crafting to you all.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Lilies Commitment

Welcome to my Blog!!  Today I want to showcase my card from Ching-Chou Kuik digital stamps.  The name of this image is Lilies Commitment.  You can find this image at the Esty store for Ching-Chou Kuik Digital stamps here:https://www.etsy.com/listing/201266747/lilies-commitment-digital-digi-stamp.  The store features all the wonderful digital stamps that Ching-Chou Kuik draws.  She is a wonderfully talented artist.  This is the week that we do Anything goes so I did this image in copics and the background is pan pastels.  The only bling is the black gems and the black jewel swirl.  The back ground paper is from Recollections from Michaels.

I do hope you enjoy my card and will come down to the website and join the fun and win some of the wonderful digis that Ching-Chou Kuik offers to the winners.

Our next months theme is "Love" so that could take you into something for Valentines day so come play along.  The site address is here:  http://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/ching-chou-kuik-digital-stamps.html.  Hope to see you there.

Till then Happy Crafting.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Light of Hope

Oh good morning to you.  I hope your all having a good day.  It is beautiful here in Florida.  My card today is called Light of hope and it is "Use two different ribbons.  I have used an aqua and a white ribbon together.  and wrapped it around the image.

I colored this one with prisma colored pencils on printer paper and backed it with a piece of card stock and the aqua paper behind it corrugated paper that I found in my stash and not sure where it came from.  It was the perfect color for my card.  The background paper is some from my pack of Reflections.  I am not a real fan of the chevron pattern but this one Is perfect for this card.  The gems are from Want to Scrap and just add the perfect accent to the card.  I do hope you like my card and will leave me a comment.

The challenge for Ching-Chou Kuik is here: http://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/ching-chou-kuik-digital-stamps.html so you can come down and play along.  Our monthly theme for the month is Love and we have some wonderful cards for inspiration for you to see.

So till next time Happy Crafting. 

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Love

Good morning to you all.  Today is my day for inspiration for the new challenge at Ching-Chou Kuik and the theme is Love!  My image is called Love and you can find her here.:  https://www.etsy.com/listing/210003025/love-digital-stamp-instant-download-love.  Ching-Chou is a fantastic artist and has these wonderful images to use.  I colored her with my primsa colored pencils and love the image.  I haven't used my prisma pencils for a long while but some of the girls on the Design team do use them a lot so I thought I would pull mine out and try again.  I do like how it turned out.  It is pretty simple but the image is the center of this card so I wanted to keep it that way as well.  The ribbon, doily and the hearts are the only embellishments.

I do hope you will come down to the challenge and play along.  here is the address for the challenge to make it easy for you to find.  http://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/ching-chou-kuik-digital-stamps.html.

We also have a facebook challenge as well and you can play along with that as well if you want to.  Here is the address for that too if you choose to play. :https://www.facebook.com/groups/chingchoukuikdigitalstamps/.  I do hope to see some of you there as well.

So til the next time Happy Crafting. 

I would like to enter this into the anything goes challege at Through the Craft Room Door: Here: http://ttcrd.blogspot.com/