Sunday, 13 August 2017

Happy Christmas


good morning everyone
I hope you are all well and really busy with all your Christmas makes.
popping in today to share a quick and simple cas card using Stampingbella's
"Santa's speedy delivery"
my handsome chappie has been coloured with prismacolor pencils and I am pleased as punch at the finished result.

here's a list of some of the things I have used:

Stamps:
Stampingbella (image) & Lili of the valley (sentiments)
Dies:
MFT: scalloped squares
Papers:
strathmore (image)
red card & backing paper from my stash
6x6" white base card
embellishments:
bling snowflake
sakura glitter pen
medium:
prismacolor pencils

#SpotThisStampingBella

thanks for stopping by.

have a super day, enjoy and craft happy. Ann

Saturday, 12 August 2017

merry Christmas


good morning crafters and welcome to my share for today.
this is my second DC card for Lili of the valley's Facebook challenge
and this months theme is
"Christmas"
thanks to all the crafters who have joined in this month some super creations entered.
here's the link: Lili of the valleys Events page
on a personnel note:
this will be my last share as part of Lili of the Valley's design collective team as I am stepping down  and I would like to thank Lisa, Laila and Lucy for the opportunity to promote these fabulous, adorable, cute and beautiful stamps.

my Lili adventure continues though as I have lots (and I mean lots) of lotv stamps for my upcoming creations to share so watch this space.
back to my card
here's some of the things I have used to create my card:
dies:
MFT: Snowflakes
spellbinder squares
joy craft: merry Christmas
christmas tree
stamps:
Lili of the Valley: Edwardian Christmas
papers:
white centura pearl
green card
strathmore paper (image)
medium:
prismacolor pencils
sakura gel glitter pens
pearl ribbon.

and before I sign off
 I would like to welcome all new-comers to my crafty little patch
WELCOME LADIES
thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and craft happy, Ann


Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Happy Christmas

to someone special:

good morning crafters.
I hope you are all well and busy Christmas crafting.
just popping in with a simple cas style Christmas creation to share
my DC card for lili of the valley's Facebook challenge
this months challenge is titled 
"Christmas"
I do hope you will give it a go and join in.


the card idea was supposed to be monochrome I hope you all like it.

some of the things I have used to create my card:
stamps:
Lili of the Valley
medium:
prismacolor pencils
dies:
MFT snow flakes
Christmas tree (don't know the brand)
spellbinder squares
paper:
centura pearl
Windsor & Newton smooth surface cartridge pad heavy weight
embossing powder:
silver

to join in LOTV's challenge please visit their Facebook events page for more details:
august challenge

I have to say it feels like I've neglected my blog for a few weeks but we have been busy doing up our bedroom and living room and it's left me absolutely shattered. 
hopefully I can catch up with my crafting again.
all it leaves me to say now is:
thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day and craft happy. Ann




Friday, 21 July 2017

may the magic...........


hi and good morning crafty friends
popping in today with my third sample for Lili of the Valley's up coming Christmas release.
I'd like you all to meet:
for someone special
there are 15 images being released on Monday 24th July at 12 noon GMT

my image has been coloured with copic markers

here is what I have used:
6x6" white base card
make'it' colour blending card
paper, card and foiled card from my stash
ink:
memento
dies used:
little darlings
joy crafts
stamps:
colour medium:
copic markers

thanks to everyone who visits my page

have a lovely day, enjoy and craft happy. Ann

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

merry Christmas ho ho ho


good morning crafty friends
sharing a preview of one of the many new stamps from Lili of the valley that's due to be released
Monday 24th July 12:00 hrs, GMT
i would like you all to meet: ho ho ho
lots of new Christmas images all super cute and fabulous

here is what I have used:

6x6" white card base
make'it' colour marker blending card stock - marker geek
paper and card from my stash
stamps:
lili of the valley: circular Christmas sentiment, ho ho ho
dies by:
mft
ink:
memento: espresso truffle, tuxedo black
copic markers:
skin: e000, 00, 04, 11, 21
sack: g21, 94, 99
suit: r35, 37, 39, 59, c5
belt & boots: c5, 7, 9, 10
buckle: yr23
robbins: e41, 43, 44, 47, r37, 39
gift: b12,14,16
beard & suit trim: c0, 01, 03
bow: r37, 39

thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and craft happy. Ann
  

Monday, 17 July 2017

Merry Christmas


good morning and welcome to my share today

popping in today with another Christmas creation and I'm still dabbling with my prismacolor pencils in-between making Lili of the valley samples for their next release hopefully at the end of this month.
changing the subject a little: this months pencil class over at kit and clowder looks awesome.
(can't wait to get started)

back to my card


I do enjoy making my own backing paper and today I have used my circular Christmas sentiment stamps using a distress ink colour to compliment my image.

here's what I have messed with:

6x6" white base card
Christmas paper from my stash
strathmore coloured pencil paper (image)
fabriano5 water colour paper (backing paper)
stamps:
dies by:
Marianne
tonic
ink:
memento espresso truffle
distress: broken china
stampendous: frantage
sakura glitter pen.

just leaves me to say:
thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and craft happy. Ann


Saturday, 15 July 2017

Dear Santa

Merry Christmas
hi and good morning everyone.
todays share is my second DC card for this months lili of the valley Facebook challenge
'feature a creature'


today's image is James the bear: Santa stop here

this little chappie has been coloured with distress ink
here is what I have messed about with:

stamps:
lili of the valley: Santa stop here
snow flakes
dear Santa
dies:
joy craft: merry Christmas border
joy craft: snow flakes
christmas trees
ink:
memento: espresso truffle
distress ink:
walnut stain, antique linen, festive berries, pumice stone, mowed lawn, shabby shutter, weathered wood.


for more details on the challenge visit:
@liliofthevalleycrafts
if your not on Facebook you can always enter via email: Lucy@liliofthevalley.co.uk

Welcome to the July Challenge - and this month the theme Feature a Creature :-) We have so many cute stamps and Simply Print images with animals you are spoilt for choice :-)

Because we are a bit late starting the challenge this month we are going to make it super long, so you have loads of time to create something and join in x

There are 3 prizes on offer and the winners will be drawn at random from all the entries;
1st - £20 LOTV voucher
2nd - £15 LOTV voucher
3rd - £10 LOTV voucher

To enter, just post your photo in this event - and don't forget to check back to see if you are one of the lucky winners :-)

To be eligible, your card or project will need to fit the theme and feature an LOTV image. 1 Entry per person please. The challenge closes on Sunday 23rd July at 9pm UK time (ignore the time in the challenge details - it won't let me have an event for longer than 2 weeks!) We will announce the winners asap after that.

thanks for visiting today and all it leaves me to say now:
have a lovely day, enjoy and craft happy. Ann

Friday, 14 July 2017

Season's greetings

oh Christmas tree


back again with another Christmas share my hubby thinks I've gone potty
Christmas in July 
as we all know crafters have to be prepared
today's image is another cutie stamp from lili of the valley
'festive tree' 
(I hope that some of you managed to grab some super bargains last week from lotv)
I have used my prismacolor pencils again along with my sakura glitter pens.

onto what I have used:

6x6" white card base
strathmore: colored pencil paper
Christmas paper from stash
linen card stock
dies:
little darlings: fancy rectangles
joy craft: snowflake boarder
christmas tree
stamps:
lili of the valley: festive tree, circular sentiments, tags, snowflake (small one)
snow flake
ink:
memento: espresso truffle
distress ink pad: weathered wood
prisma color pencils:
eggshell, white, light peach, peach, burnt orche, dark green, true green, muted turquoise, cobalt turquoise, light aqua. sunset yellow, sand, canary yellow.
sakura: glitter pens
white chiffon ribbon.

I hope you will all pop back on Saturday for my next share.

have a lovely day, enjoy and craft happy. Ann


Thursday, 13 July 2017

2017 Lili of the valley Christmas release


whoop whoop
good morning everyone
today I'm sharing one of the new Christmas stamps that are due to be released
at the end of this month from lili of the valley.
I'm so excited to share
'Christmas Snowman'


I have played with quite a few of my dies as you can see.


a couple of close ups



here is what I have played with:
stamps:
lili of the valley:  Christmas snowman and Christmas sentiment circles 
6x6" white base card
paper, card and foiled card from my stash
dies:
go-kreate
creative expression by sue wilson: poinsettia
Christmas tree
swirl die
little darlings: fancy rectangles
ink:
memento: espresso truffle
copic markers:
c's: 0, 1, 3, 5 
e's: 35, 37, 43, 44, 47, 49
r's: 29, 32, 35, 37, 81
g's: 94, 99
sakura glitter pen
at you-spica glitter pen

lots more to see over the few weeks so keep an eye out on all the social media platforms

I look forward to sharing a few more.
thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day and craft happy. Ann