Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Sitting Pretty

 
Hi

Today I've made a card using Celebration Tilda from Magnolia Sweet Crazy Love Collection.


I love this image, Tilda is soooo sweet.  I coloured her using my Copic Markers.
Here's a close up:


If you want to know how I got Tilda to sit on the bottom to my Nesties circle, you can watch my Video Tutorial HERE

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Magnolia Stamp Lovers - Use Twine
Fussy and Fancy Friday - Use Polka Dots (There are dots on the vellum I've used)
Die Cut Divas - Anything Goes
Creative Craft Challenges - Bingo (I've used the line "Ribbon / Brown / Flowers")
Magnolia Mania Challenge- Anything Goes


RECIPE: 

Image: Celebration Tilda
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Colouring Medium: Copic Markers
Papers, Card and Vellum: From my stash
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon, Charm, Twine and Doily: All from my stash
Tools: Nesties Small, Large and Grand Circles with Sizzix Big Shot Pro.  Paper Trimmer


Thanks for stopping by today.  Hope you like it.

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Penni
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Saturday, 28 January 2012

Candy Winner

The winner of Koala Tilda 
is....



Congratulations Becky.  Please Email me your full postal address and I will get your stamp posted to you.

If Becky hasn't contacted me by Friday 3 February 2012 I will pick another winner.

Thank you to everybody who entered and to my new followers.  

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Penni
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Friday, 27 January 2012

Tilda's Gift Box

Hi

I have a box to show you today.


I cut the box using a Match Box Sizzix Pro Die.  It makes a lovely large match box which is big enough to fit a stamped image on.    I used Magnolia's Maid Marian Lady Tilda stamp and coloured her using my Copic Markers.  Here's a close-up:


I'm entering this box into the following challenges:

Simply Magnolia - Anything but a card
My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge - Flowers
Deep Ocean Challenge - Sparkle (if you look closely you'll see I used some Spica Glitter Pens on the bottom of her dress and added some Stickles Glitter Glue to the flowers)
Crafty Creations Challenges - Anything but a card
iCopic Challenge - Use colours from the BV family


RECIPE: 

Image: Maid Marian Tilda
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Colouring Medium: Copic Markers and Spica Glitter Pens
Paper & Card: From my stash
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon and Tassel: From my stash
Tools: Match Box Sizzix Pro Die with Sizzix Big Shot Pro
Others: Stickles Glitter Glue

So I guess you want to know what's in the box...


Chocolates !!!

Thanks for stopping by today.  Hope you like it.

Hugs
Penni
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Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Elisabeth Bell's World January / February Challenge



Hi


It's time for another challenge over at the Elisabeth Beth's World Challenge Blog.  This month the theme is LOVE, so we want to see hearts, hearts and more hearts!!! 

We've got some fabulous prizes on offer.


This month the winner will get their choice of 2 digis from the
We would also like the winner to join us for our February Challenge as our special guest. 
This month as a special sponsorship we have Angie from LOVE TO STAMP.
Angie is offering 3 6 x 6 paper pads.
MME Lime Twist – Life Of The Party
Crate Paper – Emma’s Shoppe
BoBunny – Zoology
Angie has lots of items for your card making and scrapbook needs. Why don't you stop by and see just what she has to offer! Always service with a smile and the shipping is fast. You will love to buy from Angie at the LOVE TO STAMP STORE!!


So, on to my card

  
The stamp I've used is called A Pen Friend and it is from the Belles n Whistles Sweet Art Girls Collection.  I stamped the image using Memento London Fog and coloured it using my Copic Markers, here's a close-up:


I'm entering this card into the following challenges 

Cupcake Craft Challenge - All You Need Is Love
Crafty Catz Challenge - Buttons and Bows
Anything Goes Challenge - To The One I Love
7 Kids College Fund Challenge - Love is in the Air
Elphine House Challenge - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes


RECIPE:

Image: "A Pen Friend" designed by Elisabeth Bell and available from 7 Kids College Fund
Postcard Stamp: From Whimsy Stamps
Ink: Memento London Fog
Papers & Card: From my stash
Flowers: From Wild Orchid Crafts
Charm, Buttons & Ribbon: From my stash
Linked Hearts: Cut on my Silhouette 
Small Silver Balls: Rescued from last year's Christmas Crackers !!!

Thanks for stopping by today.  Hope you like it. 

Hugs
Penni
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Wordless Wednesday





Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Off To See The Wizard

 
Hi

I made today's card using Dorothy from Saturated Canary.


I coloured Dorothy using my Copic Markers and added some Red Stickles Glitter Glue for her Ruby Slippers.  Here's a close-up.


I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Saturated Canary Challenge - Punches & Dies
Paper Play Challenge - Ribbon
Lothain Crafts - Die Cuts
Dream Valley Challenges - Animals
Crafty Boots Challenge - Inspired by a song ("We're Off To See The Wizard" from The Wizard of OZ)
2 Sisters Challenge - Embossing



RECIPE: 

Image - Dorothy from Saturated Canary
Colouring Medium - Copic Markers
Papers & Card - From my stash
Tools - Nesties Grand Circles & Grand Squares and Go Kreate Fancy Labels with Sizzix Big Shot Pro.  Brick Embossing Folder.  Silhouette Die Cutter (for cutting OZ).  Martha Stewart Frond Punch
Embellishments - Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.  Ribbon and Gems from my stash


Thanks for stopping by today.  Hope you like it.

Hugs
Penni
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Monday, 23 January 2012

Little Rapunzel - Digi Bells DT Post


Hi

Today I've made a card using Little Rapunzel from Elisabeth Bell Designs.    


I coloured Little Rapunzel with my Copic Markers.  Here's a close-up.


I kept this card nice and simple, just using some buttons and ribbon from my stash as embellishments.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge - Button & Bows
Addicted to Stamps Challenge - Summer in Winter
4 Crafty Chicks - Summer in January

Don't forget we have a Guest DT Call on over at the Digi Bells DT Blog.  You can find all the details HERE.

Thanks for stopping by today.  Hope you like it.

Hugs
Penni
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Saturday, 21 January 2012

Colouring Pleats - A Video Tutorial

Hi

Today I would like to share with you a video that I have made showing how I colour pleats / folds in clothing.



Here is the card I made using the image from my video:



I made a card with a cross over front and an insert, here's the insert:



I used the following Copic Markers to colour the image:


Skin: E0000, E00, E21 R20
Hair: E50, E31, E37
Shoes: E40, E43, E44
Clothes and Balloon: B0000, B000, B00, B02 and Colourless Blender
(I used the same colours for the smaller image on the insert)

Here's a close up of the finished image:


Items used to create card: 


Stamps: Magnolia Tilda with Balloon (Standard Size and Mini)
Papers and Card: From my stash
Tools: Nesties Large Ovals, Nellies Multriframe Hearts and various Magnolia Doo Hickeys
Ink: Ranger Distress Ink in Walnut Stain
Flowers: From Wild Orchid Crafts
Cord: From my stash



I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Addicted to Stamps Challenge - January Blues (Use the Colour Blue)
City Crafter Challenge - Pretty Inside and Out
Wild Orchid Challenge - Anything Goes 


Thanks for stopping by today.  I hope you enjoyed my video.

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Penni
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Friday, 20 January 2012

Digi Bells January Release Blog Hop



Hi 


It's time for another Digi Release from Elisabeth Bell.  We have a gorgeous image to show off this month. 


If you've hopped to me from Alethea's Blog then you're on the right track.  If not then hop on over to The Digi Bells DT Blog for the start of the hop.  


Here's the card I've made using this month's fabulous new release from the super talented Elisabeth Bell.


This image is called CLICK and you can purchase it from Elisabeth Bell Designs.  
I coloured the image using my Copic Markers.  Here's a close-up


How would you like to win this Digi ?  Well, here's how you can. 
All you have to do is complete the hop leaving comments on EACH blog.  Two winners will be picked at random to win CLICK.  You have until  3 February 2012 to complete the hop and the winners will be posted on The Digi Bells Blog on 4 February 2012.
The second way to win is to complete the hop leaving comments as you go and then make a card using ANY Elisabeth Bell image and link it on The Digi Bells Blog.  The theme for you card is Anything Goes.  You have until 3 February 2012 to leave you link and the winners will be posted on The Digi Bells Blog on 4 February 2012.  




I'm entering this card into the following challenges: 


One Stop Craft Challenge - Spots and Ribbon

Your next stop on the hop is Sebrina - Enjoy!!!




Don't forget that we are currently holding a Guest DT Call at The Digi Bells.  
You can find all the details HERE.


Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs
Penni
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Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Monday, 16 January 2012

A Birthday Card

 
Hi

Today I have a Birthday Card to show you.  I've used one of Krista Smith's fabulous Digi Images from The Saturated Canary Store.   I love Krista's images and I'm keeping my fingers crossed that I get chosen as one of her Guest Design Team Members at The Saturated Canary Challenge Blog.


This image is called Ellie's Birthday.  I coloured her using my Copic Markers, here's a close-up


I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

The ABC Challenge - H is for Happy Birthday
Simon Says Challenge - Spots and / or Stripes
Digital Tuesday Challenge - Punch it Out (I used my Martha Stewart Heart Lace Border Punch)
Anything Goes Challenge - Anything Goes



RECIPE: 
Image - Ellie's Birthday from Saturated Canary
Colouring Medium - Copic Markers
Papers - Imaginisce "All Kinds Of Happy" Collection
Card - From my stash
Tools - Nesties Grand Squares and Grand Ovals with Sizzix Big Shot Pro.  Paper Trimmer.  Martha Stewart Heart Lace Border Punch)
Embellishments - Ribbon, Buttons, Doily and Ticket all from my stash


Thanks for stopping by today.  Hope you like it.

Hugs
Penni
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Sunday, 15 January 2012

Is it a Bird ? ... Is it a Plane ?

Hi

Today's card features Super Hero Edwin - isn't he fabulous.  I've had him for a while now, but this is the first time I've used him.



I coloured Edwin using my Copic Markers, here's a close-up:


I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Allsorts Challenge - Celebration of Nations
Alphabet Challenge - Y is for You Can Choose
Dream Valley Challenge - Anything Goes
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge - Anything Goes with Blue
Just Some Lines Challenge - Haberdashery Hues
Totally Gorjuss - Be a Star


RECIPE: 

Stamp - Super Hero Edwin from Magnolia
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black
Colouring Medium - Copic Markers
Papers - Bo Bunny
Button - Bo Bunny
Tools - Nesties Large Rectangle with Sizzix Big Shot.  Paper Trimmer

Thanks for stopping by today.  Hope you like it.

Hugs
Penni
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PS  Don't forget I have a Magnolia Stamp up for grabs.  
      Check out my Candy Post HERE

Saturday, 14 January 2012

Digi Bells Guest DT Call

 
There's a Guest DT Call currently underway at The Digi Bells 


You have until 28 January to enter a card / project using any image designed by Elisabeth Bell 
The theme is Anything Goes

Click HERE for all the details. 

Thursday, 12 January 2012

Saturated Canary DT Call

Hi

Have you heard?  Krista has a DT Call over at The Saturated Canary Challenge Blog.  I LOVE Krista's images so I thought I'd give it a go.

Instead of making a card I decided to alter a notebook.

Here's the notebook before:


And here it is after it's transformation:


I used two Saturated Canary images for this project, Ivy and Smitty, which come together as a set.

I coloured them using my Copic Markers, here's a close-up:


RECIPE:

A4 Notebook
Images: Ivy and Smitty from Saturated Canary
Card: From my stash
Papers: Imaginisce Teacher Pet Collection
Tools: Nesties Grand Rectangles and Grand Circles with Sizzix Big Shot Pro.  Paper Trimmer.  Silhouette
Embellishments: Button, Twine and Ribbons all from my stash.
I cut the word NOTES using my Silhouette.

I'd love to make it onto Krista's Design Team, so wish me luck!!!

I'm also entering this project into the following challenges:

Anything Goes Challenge - Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenge - Anything Goes
iCopic Weekly Challenge - Use some blue - I used B91, B93, B95 and B99 for Smitty's Jeans and B60 and B63 for Ivy's Skirt
Simon Says... - Spot and or Stripes

Thanks for stopping by today.

Hugs
Penni
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Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Pati's Kisses - Digi Bell's DT Post

Hi

For my Digi Bell's DT Post today I decided to use Pati's Kisses.  It's so hard to choose a favourite image from Elisabeth Bell's Digi Collection, but Pati's Kisses is definitely one of mine.


I coloured the image using my Promarkers.  Here's a close-up


I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

One Stitch at at Time - Use 3 Embelisshments (I used some ribbon, a button and some twine)
Lothian Crafts Challenge - Die Cuts (I used Nesties Grand Ovals, Grand Squares and Grand Circles all with my Sizzix Big Shot Pro)
CES Challenge - Anything Goes
Passion for Promarkers - Theme "Inspired by a Song" Mine is "Let me be your Teddy Bear" by Elvis



RECIPE

Image: Pati's Kisses Digi Image from Elisabeth Bell Designs
Colouring Medium: Promarkers
Papers & Card: From my stash
Tools: Nesties Grand Ovals, Grand Squares and Grand Circles all with Sizzix Big Shot Pro
Embellishments: Ribbon, Button and Twine all from my stash

Thanks for stopping by today, hope you like it.

Hugs
Penni
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Thursday, 5 January 2012

Alice

 
Hi

Today I want to show you a card I've made using a lovely Digi from Saturated Canary


The image is called Alice and I coloured her using my Copic Markers.  Here's a close-up:


I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Crafts and Me - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
The Ribbon Carousel - Anything Goes
Saturday Challenge - Anything Goes
Cheery Lynn Designs - Blues


RECIPE:

Digi Image: Alice from Saturated Canary
Colouring Medium: Copic Markers
Papers & Card: From my stash
Tools: Cheery Lynn French Pastry Doily, Go Kreate Concentric Tags, Nesties Mega Deckled Rectangles all with Sizzix Big Shot
Embellishments: Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.  Ribbon and Baker's Twine from my stash


Thanks for stopping by today.  Hope you like it.

Hugs
Penni
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