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Sunday, 4 December 2016

Anything Goes - CH#21 - Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge

Afternoon my friends, well I am a very "naughty" girl, think I might be off of Santa's good list...I am 2 days late sharing this challenge with you..we always do 1st Friday of the month, and I was convinced next Friday was such...oops!

However, better late than never, my DT Project for:-


Here is my card:-

Using - Scrapmatts Products
Stencil - Stars
I started of with a piece of Mirri Card, and used a coat of Gesso, then added various Alcohol inks, and swirled it around a bit, once it was dry, I added a thin coat of Gesso.  I mixed some Modelling paste with some Black acrylic paint, then spread it over the Star Stencil.  The Nativity and Word, were both treated with Gesso, then painted with Pink Metallic Paint, and finished with a coat of Pink Sparkle Paint.
I added Ribbon and a corner and a Things to Alter Tree  (also painted with gesso and various colours of acrylic paint. 

I hope you like my card.

To see our new DT member and more DT inspiration, pop over HERE.

To find out the Winner and Top 3 from our CH#20 - please pop over HERE.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Crafting Musketeers - CH#44 Anything Goes
The Crafter's Cafe - CH#162 - Christmas and/or Birthday
Christmas All Year Around - December - Must be Christmas
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Extra - December - Must be Christmas

I am so sorry for bringing my DT project so late.  Thank you for visiting,

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Delicious Doodles - Traditional Colours - December 2016 Challenge

Morning my friends, well December has finally arrived..love this month, as a child I always believed it was my month, having my birthday in December LOL..as I have arrived at nearly my Mid-50's not so sure, I love it as much, 😃..  How are you Christmas preparations coming along?  I have managed to get most of my 11 Grandchildren's, and started on the Adults yesterday, so feeling quite chuffed with myself..only downside is the house is full of boxes, that need wrapped...hoping Brian will allow the tree up early so that I can get everything wrapped and under the tree...

Well enough from me and all my chatter, I am here with my DT card for:-


Here is my Card:-

Using - Jolly Holly Postbox

Also if you are looking for a stocking filler, a crafty person for a friend, or a wee treat for yourself, pop over to Amazon and pick up Teri's new Colouring Book, it is amazing and really a calendar to boot.

Available from AMAZON at this LINK

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:-

Crafty Creations - #329  Christmas
The Paper Shelter - #275 - A Christmas Card
Die Cut Divas -  #294 - Sparkle

Thank you for visiting, have a wonderful day my friends.

Monday, 7 November 2016

Lots of Layers at Whoopsi Daisy Digi and CD Challenge - November

Morning all, have you all had a great weekend?  Jet and I are sure hoping that the fireworks have now ended for another year, fingers crossed, they seemed much louder this year and poor Jet, was ill.

However today I am here with my DT Project for:-


Here is my Card:-

Using - Summer Days CD

We have a new CD in the Shop

For the Winner and Top 3 for our October challenge, please pop over HERE.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Crafting Musketeers - CH#43 - Christmas Wishes
CHNC Extra - November - Anything Christmas
A Gem of a Challenge - CH#181 - Snowflakes
CHNC - CH#306 - Vintage or Anything Christmas Goes
Crafty Catz - CH#345 - Anything Goes/opt extra add Snowflakes
The Paper Shelter - CH#271 - For a Child

Have a wonderful day my friends and many thanks for visiting.



Friday, 4 November 2016

Creative Artiste - CH#20 - Anything Goes with Mixed Media

Morning my friends.   For those of you who are at the NEC today or over the weekend, have fun..Brian was going to bring me down today, but decided that the money would buy a carpet for our bedroom/craftroom, which needs to be decorated..

I bring to you today my DT project for:-


Here is my Canvas:-


Using Foilplay products:
House of Zandra - Vintage Alice 3 - Mad Hatter
Things to Alter products
Crafty Individuals Stamp - Tick Tock Clock Faces
Pearls, Metal Charms Butterfly stamp  and Tissue Paper from Stash.
Mediums Used - Gesso, Black Stamp Pad, Paints in various colours, Sparkle Medium and Antiquing Creams.

Our Sponsor for CH#20


I hope you like my Canvas, really enjoying getting messy just now.

If you would like to see the winner and top 3 from CH#19 please pop over HERE.

I would like to enter this Canvas into the following challenges:-

Crafting with Attitude - CH#21 - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - CH#450 - Anything BUT a Card
Crafty Gals Corner - CH#96 - Anything BUT a Card
Everybody Art - CH#387 - Vintage
Eclectic Ellapu - November - Purple Team - Sparkle and Shine, glitter, gems etc

Hope you have a lovely day, many thanks for visiting.

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Non-Traditional Christmas at Delicious Doodles - November Challenge

Morning all, hope you are all well.  Can you believe we are in November already?   This year has whizzed by!

I am here this morning to bring you my DT project for:-


Here is my Project:- A Canvas with fairy lights.


Used various Mediums here, Gesso, Modelling Paste, Paints, Glitter Paints, Promarkers, etc.

A wee bit late posting, as I could not get the wee lights to sit proper in the Canvas, will have to spend some time and think I need another set of hands...but you can get the ghist of what I was trying to achieve I hope!

If you would like some more inspiration and to find out the winner of our October challenge, please pop over to the Challenge Blog - HERE.

I would like to enter this Canvas into the following challenges:-

Artistic Inspirations - CH#166 - Anything Goes
Craft your Passion - CH#336 - Anything Goes
Get Creative - CH#51 - Anything Goes
Love to Create - CH#22 - Always Anything Goes - Mixed Media

Have a fabulous day my friends and many thanks for visiting.



Friday, 7 October 2016

Creative Artiste - CH#19 - Anything Goes

Morning my friends.  I hope you are looking forward to a good weekend.  We have 3 of our Grandchildren staying over this weekend, so should be busy.

I am here today to share my DT Project for:-

Sponsor - Dusty Attic

Here is my card:-

Using - Dusty Attic - Baubles #2
I bought them from The Mad Scrapper Craft Shop
To Alter the Baubles - I 1st gave them a coat of Gesso, once dry I used Decoart Gold Acrylic Paint, once dried, I gave them a coat of Decoart Gold Glitter Paint. (both paints bought from Hobbycrafts), I then added Imagination Crafts - Detailed Sparkle - Jade Sea, finally I die cut some Gold Mirri card, and used various Alcohol Inks to match up with the backing card.
The backing card - Teal Green has been embossed with Crafters Companion - Festive Wonder Embossing Folder the White card is embossed with Crafters Companion - Holiday Holly Embossing Folder, I added a Ruby Sparkle Sakura Pen, to accent the Holly Berries. I Die Cut the Joanna Sheen, Merry Christmas sentiment with the Teal Card, made 2 bows with some left over white ribbons and added Red Pearls.  Finally cut and die cut the backing layers and put the card together.

I hope you like my card and the How to makes sense.

Our Sponsor for this month.


We have some new DT ladies, joining us from today, would be lovely if you could pop over HERE and leave them some love.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-


Crafty Girls Creations - CH#27 - Always Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - CH#446 - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting my blog, in all the fog or pain and personal issues, I realise I have AWESOME friends.

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Whoopsi Daisy - October - Die Cuts and/or Punches

Afternoon all, I am back with my DT project for:-


I made a canvas for this challenge:-

Using - Whoopsi Daisy - Linnie Pink Designs CD
I made this Canvas, Using Various Blues and Greens Acrylic Paints.
Gesso.
Things to Alter - Tree Flourish - Picket Fence
These were Painted with Gesso, Various Browns Acrylic Paints.
I added some Stencil Splodges with Gesso - Stencil - Dusty Attic Distressed Grid
Used Dies - Sizzix Skateboard and Memory Box - Leaf Border, Joanna Sheen Signature Dies - Clouds and Seagulls
Used the Leaf Border, with some cheap coloured leaves to add to the canvas.
also added some Carpet binding for a bit of texture and gems to the sky.


I would like to add this canvas to the following challenges:-

Make My Monday - CH#31 - No Patterned Paper
We Love to Create Challenge - Anything Goes - Must be Mixed Media
A Bit More Time to Craft - CH#29 - Anything Goes
More Mixed Media - Anything Goes with Opt - Brown
Altered Eclectics - October Challenge (Mixed Media etc)

I hope  you like my Canvas, thank you for visiting.

Delicious Doodles - October Halloween

Morning my friends, well it has been an age since I blogged.   I hope you are all well.  September just seemed to pass by in a blur of bad health and grief.  Brian and I took our Grandson and our Nephew to Alton Towers at the weekend in the hope that, we would have fun (which we did) and it would blow the cobwebs away.

So I am here to start sharing my DT Projects for October.

This one for Delicious Doodles - went live on Saturday - Halloween - Spooky or Dark.

Using - Delicious Doodles Images
Pumpkin Pestilence was coloured with Tim Holtz Crayons and using my Promaker Blending Pen.
Made my Own background paper with a mixture of Sprays, Alcohol Inks and Gesso.
Dies are from Sizzix - Movers and Shakers Crow and Trick or Treat Die Set.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

A Gem of a Challenge - CH#179 - Halloween
Crafty Calendar Challenge - October - Halloween
Aud Sentiments - CH#165 - Anything Goes plus a Sentiment

I hope you like my card.  I hope you are all well, thank you for visiting.

Friday, 2 September 2016

DT Call, along with CH#18 - Anything Goes at Creative Artiste Mixed Media - Anything Goes

Morning my friends, I am here to share with you my inspiration for our:


Here is my card:-

Using - Scrapmatts Products
Circle Mesh 03 - Using both the dots and the mesh

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Creative Knockouts - CH#157 - Sparkle and Shine
Crafting by Designs - September - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments - CH#30 - Lots of Layers

Our Sponsor this month is


If you want to check out the Winner and Top 3 from our CH#18 pop over HERE.

Please do not forget to check out the DT CALL - details of which can be found HERE.  Good luck to anyone who applies..thank you for visiting my friends


Thursday, 1 September 2016

Things to Alter - September Challenge - Always Anything Goes.

Morning my lovely friends, it has been an age since I blogged..I have a couple of posts over the next day or two.  I hope they go live, when they are meant to, as I am off to Cupar, this morning to look after Noah and Olivia, their poor Granny on their Dad's side, is very poorly with cancer.  My heart, as a Mother and a Granny is breaking for her.

Today we have a new challenge from:-

Things to Alter - September Challenge - Always Anything Goes.

I have made a couple of projects for this one, here they are:-

Ornate Butterfly 4mm - Not in Stock at the moment.
(other butterflies available, HERE)
Barbed Wire Border

I would like to enter this Canvas into the following challenges:-

Crafty Gals Corner - #87 - Anything Goes
Deep Ocean Challenges - #136 - Things with Wings
Everybody Art Challenge - #378 - Butterflies
and:-

Alphabet Set

I would like to enter this frame into the following challenges:-
Aud Sentiments Challenge - #163 - Anything Goes with Sentiment
Crafting with Attitude - #19 - Anything Goes

Both projects, using a mixture of acrylic paints, glitter paints, Tim Holtz - Dabber paints, Gesso and Texture Paint.

I hope you like both my projects...thank you for visiting and have a lovely day.  Love and Hugs xxxx

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Creative Artiste Challenge 17 - Anything Goes with Mixed Media

Evening my friends.  Hope you are all well.  Busy household here in Edinburgh, doing decorating of 2 bedrooms.  Had a wonderful weekend in Belfast with Mhairi, although I did spend 90% of my time in our hotel room, thanks to my Jelly Arms and Legs.  However when Mhairi, finished her conference each day, we did go out for some eats and some shopping.

I am nearly a week late blogging this project for:-


Here is my project, using products from our Sponsor STAMPlorations

Using


Our DT have come up with some awesome projects for inspiration, so pop on over to the Challenge Blog and see them.  Also the Winner and Top 3 from CH#16 can be found HERE.

I would like to enter this box into the following challenges:-

Inky Chicks - CH#70 - Use 5 or more flowers.
Altered Eclectics - August - Anything Goes (Mixed Media, Altered Art)
Crafting Musketeers - CH#40 - Anything BUT a Card
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes

I am hoping to blog my Delicious Doodles project over the next few days...thank you so much for visiting, you comments keep me going, I can assure you...Love to ALL.

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Things to Alter - Always Anything Goes

Morning my friends, and I hope you are well.  My Jelly Arms and Legs are giving me a feeling of being drunk, not coping to well with this symptom, but you all know me, I will keep plodding on.

Today we have the start of:-



Here is my project:- Thought I would do a card to let you see, that the MDF shapes can be used on card..

Using - Things to Alter
Products
Dress Form, Hands, Boots, Steampunk Hat
used a mixture of Gesso, Promarkers and Leather Paint.
Also used Papers and Sentiment from an issue of
Cardmaking Magazine.
I made the skirt using a doily, and the belt is a piece of Ribbon, coloured with promarkers to fit the colour theme.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Love to Create - CH#16 - Anything Goes (Mixed Media)
Just Us Girls - CH#353 - Let's Here it for the Girls
Little Claire's - CH#71 - Anything Goes
Artistic Impression - CH#162 - Anything Goes

Hope you like my card.  Thank you for visiting.

Monday, 1 August 2016

Pink and Girly - August Challenge at Whoopsi Daisy Digi and CD Challenge

Morning my friends, well nearly a month since I blogged..still working on a project, that needs to be blogged today..I truly thought, bringing my DT work, down to 4 a month, would be a walk in the park, yet I am still behind...

Today we have a new challenge at:-


Here is my card:-



This new CD is just amazing, go on, treat yourself.

For more DT Inspiration, the Winner and Top 3 from July and rules of the challenge, pop over HERE.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Come and Get It - Lovely in Pink
Glitter N Sparkle - Add a Butterfly

I will be back later with my Delicious Doodles, project and Things to  Alter project..Till then, have a wonderful day and many thanks for visiting.

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Christmas in July at Whoopsi Daisy Digital and CD Challenge

Morning my friends, well I am a day late, posting this.  We are off on our  jolly holidays tonight, and I finally got Tommy to bring me, the clothes he is taking with him, so the washing and dryer went all day yesterday, plus my lovely daughter Mhairi, came through to do my Feet and Nails...so was very busy, as was our weekend.

Any way, enough about me, LOL

We have a new challenge at Whoopsi Daisy Digital and CD Challenge:-


Here is my card:-

Image used from


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Come and Get It - Christmas in July
Robyn's Fettish - CH#323 - Christmas in July
The Paper Players - PP#302 - Christmas in July
Christmas Cards All Year Round - July - Anything Goes (Christmas)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - July - Anything Goes (Christmas)
The 12 Months of Christmas - CH#19 - July - Anything Goes/optional Blooms

Well all that is me for this month, I am hoping to get back blogging a bit more regularly, soon.  Love you all for visiting and commenting, you keep me going in my crafting journey, especially on the days, when all I want is to curl up into a ball and sleep.

Friday, 1 July 2016

Always Anything Goes at Things to Alter

Afternoon, well this is my last post for the day, I am sure you are truly grateful, LOL

Today at Things to Alter, we have a new challenge for July:-


Here is my project:-

Wishing Well (not in shop at the moment)
Scrapmatts & Papertole Australia - Sentiment - Assorted Words
Texture Paste, Gesso, Yellow Acrylic Paint, Various Imagination Crafts - Alchemy Waxes
Started Project off with a cheap frame from The Range

I would like to enter this Box Frame into the following challenges:-

Inspiration Destination - CH#92 - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - CH#300 - Fairies and Fantasy

That is all from me for today, will be back on Monday, with my Whoopsi Daisy project.  Have a wonderful weekend and many many thanks for visiting.