Wednesday, 1 February 2012

THE PIXIE COTTAGE CHALLENGE


This week's challenge is again a choice use our Sketch and/or Clean and Simple.  Surprisingly Clean and Simple is much more difficult than you think or it was for me!
So I'm not sure this qualifies for Clean and Simple so it may just have to be the SKETCH!

sketch used:




Techniques:
USED:
Stamps: The Pixie Cottage - Digital background - !!NEW The Pixie Cottage Digital Image The Cafe by ArTish
Crissy Armstrongs - Love set (boy and girl)

Papers used:
Polka Doodles CD
Medium:
Copics and SNoir
Prisma and Polychromo pencils
White gel pen
Sukura pens

Papers:
Black - WHSmith
Pattern - Polka Doodle CD
Dies used:
Cuttlebug - Sentiment
Embellishments:
Flowers
Faux brads
Ribbon
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into 

Truly Madly Crafty - Anything goes
The Shabby Tearooms - Love is in the air
Stamps R Us - Love/Valentine
Paper Pretties - Love
Digi Makeover challenge - Valentine
Cheery Lynns designs - Sweethearts
Cheerful Stamp Pad - Romance is in the air



CRAFTERS COMPANION - ANYTHING GOES




1st of February - can't believe how quickly January has gone - sign of age I suppose!  The older you get the quicker it seems to disappear!


Well as it's the 1st of the month it's time for another challenge at Crafters Companion and this month challenge is a favourite of mine ANYTHING GOES.


I have used a Flower Soft stamp from Crafters Companion which I coloured some time ago probably around the time I started blogging.




Techniques:
USED:
Stamps: Crafters Companion - Flower Soft
Papers  used:  My Minds Eye Paper Pack


Medium:
Copics


Papers:
As above plus
Co-ordinations

Embellishments:
Ribbon and bow
Faux brads
Button
Sentiment

Best wishes,


Challenges I'm entering this into 
Heart Song Inspiration - Buttons or brags
Make it Monday - Anything goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Favourite song (Football song - Englands old World Cup song - Back Home)
The Ribbon Reel - Ribbon and Button

ADELE


Well after a couple of tuff week's needed something to inspire me to get me crafting again.  I had seen this digital stamp at Mo's Digital Pencil and had resisted getting in until now.  She is called ADELE and is so easy to colour and is such a versatile stamp.


Techniques:
USED:
Stamps: DIGI STAMP - ADELE - MO MANNING
Papers  used:  MY MINDS EYE PAPER PACK


Medium:
Copics
Stickles glitter glue
Black pen


Papers:
AS above

Dies used:
Magnolia die - label
Magnolia die - border
Martha Stewart border punch

Embellishments:
Laser cut corner die
Ribbon and bow
Flowers
Pearls
Sentiment
Pins
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into 
My time to craft - A for adorable
Sassy Cheryls - Use a punch and something shimmery
Incy Wincy - Flowers
Kaboodle Doodle - Its all about the girls
Lollipop - Anything goes
My Craft Spot - Anything goes

SWEETPEA DT

Just getting around to post this one!  This is a project I did prior to Christmas using a stamp from Sweetpea Stamps called Anna Marine's Little Blue Shoes.
Techniques:
USED:
Stamps: Anna Marine's Little Blue Shoes
Papers used: K&CO Paper Stack
Medium:
Copics
Prisma and Polychromo pencils
PVA glue - faux pearls

Papers:
K & Co paper stack
Co-ordinations

Dies used:
Marianne flower die
Embellishments:
Flowers
3d Butterflies
Sentiment
Pearls
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into  
Clear it out - Old stash (Flowers)
Crafty Sentiments - Punches or dies (flower die and decorative die cut)
Die Cutting Divas - die cuts
Partytime Tuesday - Anything goes