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Tuesday, 20 May 2014

New Launch ~ Vintage Floral

Hi Crafters, I love days like this when I get to share some sneak peeks of new launches and I absolutely love this collection called 'Vintage Floral' from Crafters Companion. The collection consists of beautiful Embossing folders, a Cd rom, 6x6 Paper Pack and Stamps. You are going to adore it! The Cd rom alone has the most fabulous papers that actually match up with the folders!! Not only that but the most fabulous digi images too! Well I can't tell you everything you will just have to watch the 'Pick of the Day' shows which start on Tuesday 27th May 8pm, 11pm and Wednesday 8am, 10am, 12pm, 4pm, 5pm and 7pm. 

Here is one of my cards using  the Cd rom, Flower Garden Embossing Folder and Vintage Floral Sentimentals. Along with Die'sire Romantic Swirl Die, Chantilly Lace Frame, Cameo Stamping Frame, Rose quilling die, Leaf 2 die and Stamen die.  

I will be back with more Sneak Peeks tomorrow. Enjoy the rest of your day. x

Friday, 9 May 2014

New Chic's on the block!

Well today is the day to meet the fabulous new chic's on the block 'Scruffy Little Cats' aren't they fab? I'm really loving these modern ladies with all their 'glam'. Scruffy Little Cats are the new launch from Crafters Companion and are the Pick Of The Week on Create and Craft Tv from Today, you have to check them out at 12. The design team have gone all out with their samples, we just couldn't get enough of these girls. The two cards below have been made using two of the stamps from the collection, they have been coloured in with Spectrum Noir Pens, unfortunately I didn't have my spectrum noir pencils at the time but I have now woop woop! They arrived yesterday but haven't had time to play with them yet as I was watching Leann's amazing new DVD 'Intermediate Colouring Techniques' it is fantastic! She shares all her tips on using the pencils and their are fantastic digi stamps included in the Dvd too! These ladies are just screaming out "colour me" with their big hairstyles lol. Anyway, back to the cards, The papers have all come from the Scruffy Little Cat Cdrom, they are lush! Your going to just love this range and the die's are all from Die'sire. Here is whats is on offer in this collection. 

Collection Contents:
This new collection will contain:
- Two 6x6" paper pads
- Two 5x7" embossing folders
- One die-cut topper sheet
- Eight 4" acrylic stamps
- One papercrafting CD-ROM
- Six A6 rubber stamp sets (plus two exclusive Ideal World ones - AMY & HOLLY)

This is Amy who has been coloured in with Spectrum Noir pens, she has been matted on Nouveau stamping frame from Die'sire and the border is using Lace Border 5 from Die'sire. 

This is Holly, again coloured with Spectrum Noir pens, I've used Die'sire sunflower quilling die for the flowers and Die'sire Romantic Swirl. Papers from the Cdrom. 

Hope you enjoy the shows :-) 

Monday, 31 March 2014

Barkley 4 Day Deal!!

Morning, hope your keeping well and all you Mothers had a fabulous Mothers Day yesterday. I had lovely day and my eldest daughter invited us all over for a gorgeous roast dinner, Mmmm I could eat it again today, was scrumptious. Thankfully she didn't get her culinary skills from me lol. Well today is the launch of the adorable Barkley Collection from Crafters Companion, we all loved the first Barkley Collection so much we wanted more! To see the full collection in all its glory watch Dawn today on Create and Craft Tv, you won't be disappointed. This is one of the samples I made for Dawns show, I have used the Barkley stamp set, Barkley designer paper, Barkley epoxy stickers, Barkley 'Dottie' embossing folder along with Die'sire sunflower and blissful quilling dies, Die'sire scalloped tags die and Die'sire lace border die. The stamp has been coloured in using Spectrum Noir markers and edged with distress ink. I will be back with more Barkley samples through the week, enjoy the rest of your day. :-)

I am entering this card into the following challenges : 
Delightful Challenge ~ Out like a lamb
Crafty Creations ~ Holiday
Cute Card Thursday ~ Floral Delights
Alphabet Challenge ~ D is for Die Cuts
Allsorts Challenge ~ Use those die cuts

Friday, 21 March 2014

Die'ing to craft with Die'sire

Have you been catching the sneak peaks of the fabulous new Create A Card die's from Die'sire? The design team have been sharing their beautiful samples and the dies are being launched this weekend on Create and Craft Tv, catch the tool shed on Sunday where Leann will be showing exactly what can be achieved with these beauties. My first card has been made using the 'Enchanted' die, I have cut and embossed it onto designer paper and inked through the die with distress inks, the flowers have been made using the Die'sire quilling dies, Marigold, Sunflower and Blissful. 

The inside ~ Lace border 5 from Die'sire and the centre from the 'Extravagance' die.

My second card has been domed, I think these dies are perfect for this type of design as the edge of the die does not cut which means your not stuck with a 6x6 cut out. I put acetate at the back of the template and the centre has been stuck on the base of the card. I will be back tomorrow with more sneak peaks. Enjoy your weekend. x

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Thursday, 20 March 2014

Create A Card Die Sneak Peaks

Hey peeps, I'm very excited to show you some new products on the block, these are amazing! The new Create A Card die's from Die'sire are being launched this weekend on Create and Craft Tv. I have two samples to show you today, the first is using a die called 'Enchanted' which I've made into a little easel card. The dies cut and emboss the intricate design and I've also used it as a stencil to add some versamark ink which I then covered with mica powders, I then gave it a little spray with some 'Spray and Sparkle' iridescent which also helps the mica powder from smudging.  I quilled some flowers using Die'sire Rose quilling die and marigold quilling die using Centura Pearl Dark card. The base of the card has been embossed with 'Regal Swirls' embossalicious folder and the sentiment is from the Sentimental Stamps range. 

My second card is what I call my 'hippy chick' card using the Create a Card die 'Extravagance'. This card has been made in a dome with acetate and the non shiny side of centura pearl card. I've taken 5 colours of distress ink and some cut n dry foam and blended the colours all over the card and flowers before I have made them up, I love how the flowers turned out which have been made using Die'sire large and small sunflower quilling die. I will be back with more samples using these gorgeous die's tomorrow. x

I am entering this card into the following challenges ~ 

Monday, 3 March 2014

R.A.M. Sneak Peaks

Hi there, I'm a bit late with my sneak peaks, I planned to do this on Saturday but I've been floored with the flu, seems everybody is suffering from it at the minute and its awful, avoid anybody with it!!! You have been warned! On a brighter note, I am so excited to share my Rachelle Anne Millar samples with you, I totally love her adorable images and Crafters Companion are releasing two amazing Cd roms and stamps on the 7th March on Create and Craft Tv. For this card i have used one of the beautiful animal stamps and coloured it with spectrum noir pens, the sentiments that accompany the stamps are fantastic, love this one. I have used the gorgeous Die'sire cameo stamping frame with the image, fits this stamp perfectly. The background has been embossed using 'Beautiful Bunting' embossalicious folder and cordination card sanded back to reveal the embossing and the grass has been made using the Die'sire Icicles die, didn't it work well as grass? 

I will be back tomorrow with some more R.A.M. samples using the cd roms. Omg they are so cute!!

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