Saturday, 23 March 2019

Love Bug - Digi Designs Challenge

Hi Everyone,

It is time for a new challenge at
and the Theme is Make It Girly.

Sadly this will be my last inspiration card for Digi Designs Challenge Blog. I want to thank Di and Audrey for having me on their DT and enjoyed being part of their wonderful DT. I wish Di, Audrey and all the other DT Members all of the best.

Make sure you go over to Di's Digi Stamps and take a look at Di's beautiful Digital Stamps.  

Now here is my card
using Love Bug digital stamp.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.






I would like to enter the following challenges:

World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
The Creative Crafters Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Lil Patch Of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafting From The Heart Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafting With Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Creative Fingers Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

Thank you for visiting me, I always appreciate you taking the time to leave a lovely comment.


Anet x

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Butterfly Garden Upright Z Fold Card - Couture Creations

Hi Everyone, Anet here today and welcome to my second inspiration post this month for the Couture Creations Blog.

I have created an Upright Z Fold Card with the new releases 
from Couture Creations




Step by step instructions:

1. Trim Kahlua Cardstock to 11.5cm x 29.7cm.  

2. Score at 7.25cm x 14.5cm and fold card base.



3. Cut Butterfly Garden Pattern Paper 03A to 11.9cm x 14.8cm and 7.2cm x 11.9cm. Adhere onto card front.


4. Die-cut Kahlua Cardstock with Modern Essentials Cut, Foil and Emboss Nesting Circle Die. Ensure that adhesive is just on the top portion of the circle and adhere onto the middle of the card front.



5. Cut Kahlua Cardstock to 8cm x 12cm and Butterfly Garden Pattern Paper 03B to 8.4cm x 12.4cm. Adhere pattern paper onto front panel.  



6. Ensure that adhesive is just on the bottom portion of the card base fold and adhere onto card front.




8. Stamp Butterfly Garden - Rose Bouquet Stamp onto blender card. Colour and adhere onto front panel using 3D foam dots.


9. Die-cut:

Adhere onto card front using 3D foam squares.


  • Heat Metal Conversion Plate and GoPress & Foil Machine.
  • Place Heat Activated Foil with the shiny side down.
  • Add Queen Bee and Baby Moths die-cuts onto foil.
  • Close lid and heat up for 30 seconds.
  • Wind slowly through die-cutting machine.

Adhere onto card front using 3D foam squares to finish.



    Here is the link to the video on how to:

    • Foil Modern Essentials Nesting Rectangle Die with the GoPress and Foil Machine;
    • Die-cut with Modern Essentials Nesting Circle Die and
    • Foil Butterfly Garden Die-Cuts with GoPress and Foil Machine.

    Video Link:




    • C0725032 GoPress and Foil Machine
    • C0725818 GoPress and Foil Metal Conversion Plate
    • C0725355 Gold Foil Vintage Matte Finish - Heat Activated Foil
    • ULT200047 Cardstock 12 x 12 - Kahlua
    • C0726530 12 x 12 Paper - Butterfly Garden - Double Sided Sheet 03A
    • C0726450 Modern Essentials - Cut, Foil and Emboss Nesting Circle Dies
    • C0726456 Modern Essentials - Cut, Foil and Emboss Nesting Rectangle Dies
    • C0726560 Butterfly Garden - Rose Bouquet Mini Stamp
    • C0726545 Butterfly Garden - Ornate Corners Mini Cutting Die Set
    • C0726550 Butterfly Garden - Leafy Mini Cutting Die Set
    • C0726552 Butterfly Garden - Beehive Mini Cutting Die
    • C0726551 Butterfly Garden - Queen Bee Mini Cutting Die Set
    • C0726548 Butterfly Garden - Baby Moths Mini Cutting Die
    • C0726343 Couture Creations - Mini Guillotine Trimmer
    • C0726342 Couture Creations - Scoring Board
    • C0726428 Couture Creations - Black Foam Dots
    • C0726427 Couture Creations Black Foam Squares
    • C0725937 Le Petit Jardin - Evening Branch


    For Stockists click the link below:

    Other: Alcohol Markers. Blender Card. White Gel Pen.

    I would like to enter the following challenges:

    Pearly Sparkles Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Make It Girlie.
    Do All Kreatives Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Fancy Fold.
    Classic Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    613 Avenue Create Challenge Blog.  Theme: Anything Goes/Optional Twist Make A Kinetic Card.
    Allsorts Challenge Blog.  Theme: Favourite Stamp/Image or Die (Stamp Image and Dies).
    Love To Scrap Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Morgan's ArtWorld Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Artistic Inspirations Challenge Blog.  Theme Anything Goes.

    Thank you for visiting today and I hope you enjoyed how I created my Upright Z Fold Card.  Have a wonderful day!

    Anet


    Wednesday, 13 March 2019

    A Mucha Influence Spring - The Paper Shelter Challenge

    Hi Everyone, are you ready ...

    It is time for a new challenge at Paper Shelter
    and the theme is Digital Image.

    Now here is my card 
    using A Mucha Influence Spring
    Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.



    Sentiment: LOTV Sentiment Tags. Dies: Couture Creations: Butterfly Garden: Baby Moths and Ornate Corners. Le Petit Jardin Ring Of Daisies. Ultimate Crafts Rambling Rose Mini Sprigs. White Gel Pen. Distress Ink Photo Vintage.

    Our Sponsor The Paper Shelter are offering one lucky winner a fabulous gift certificate of $30. But, you must use a Paper Shelter product on your card or project. This could be a Paper Shelter Image, Paper or Printable. If you don't use a Paper Shelter product, you could still win 3 digi images of your own choice. So it really is a win win situation don't you think.


    Make sure you go over to The Paper Shelter Shop and take a look at all the beautiful digital stamps.


    I would like to enter the following challenges:

    Pearly Sparkles Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Make It Girlie.
    Crafts Galore Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Love To Craft Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Crafty Animals. Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Classic Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Love To Scrap Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Artistic Inspirations Challenge Blog.  Theme Anything Goes.
    Fab 'n Funky Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Butterfly.
    Crafty Creations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

    Thank you for visiting me, I always appreciate you taking the time to leave a lovely comment.


    Anet x

    Saturday, 9 March 2019

    Izzys Stroll - Digi Designs Challenge

    Hi Everyone,

    It is time for a new challenge at

    I would like to enter the following challenges:

    Pearly Sparkles Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Make It Girlie.
    2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Crafts Galore Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Love To Craft Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Crafty Animals. Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Classic Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Love To Scrap Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Morgan's ArtWorld Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Crafty Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Ladies/Girls.
    My Time To Craft Challenge Blog.  Theme:  It's Raining Cats and Dogs.

    Thank you for visiting me, I always appreciate you taking the time to leave a lovely comment.


    Anet x

    Monday, 4 March 2019

    Butterfly Garden Masculine Birthday Card - Couture Creations

    Hi Everyone, Anet here today and welcome to my first inspiration post this month for the Couture Creations Blog.

    I have created a Masculine Birthday Card with the new releases 
    from Couture Creations

    The Modern Essentials dies cut, foil and emboss at the same time and make it so easy to create projects and cards. Just love the Butterfly Garden collection, the pattern papers are so pretty and the dies cut beautiful.  I just know that you are going to love it like I do.


    Step by step instructions:

    1. Trim Battle Fatigue Cardstock to 15.4cm x 30.8cm, score and fold card base.  

    2. Cut 

    Distress edges and use distress ink around the edges. Adhere onto card front using Couture Creations Double Sided Tape.


    3. Die-cut

    Stick beehive die-cut onto circle die-cut.



    4. Die-cut Kahlua Cardstock with Modern Essentials Nesting Circle Die and then with another smaller circle die. Stick onto beehive circle die-cut.

    5. Die-cut Paper Bag Cardstock with gears and tag dies. Adhere onto card front.

    6. Die-cut Battle Fatigue Cardstock with film die and adhere onto card front.

    7. Foil with Modern Essentials Cut, Foil and Emboss Nesting Circle Die:


    8. Die-cut the foiled circle with the smaller Modern Essentials Nesting Circle DieAdhere onto card front using 3D foam dots.



    • Heat Metal Conversion Plate and GoPress & Foil Machine.
    • Place Heat Activated Foil with the shiny side down. 
    • Add Queen Bee cardstock die-cut onto foil.
    • Close lid and heat up for 30 seconds.
    • Wind slowly through die-cutting machine.

    Adhere onto card front using 3D foam squares.


    10. Stamp Buzzing Bees with brown ink and fussy-cut. Adhere onto card front using 3D foam squares to finish.



    Here is the link to the video on how to: 
    • Foil Modern Essentials Nesting Circle Die with the GoPress and Foil Machine;
    • Die-cut with Modern Essentials Nesting Circle Die and
    • Foil Butterfly Garden Die-cut with GoPress and Foil Machine.

    Video Link:





    • C0725032 GoPress and Foil Machine
    • C0725818 GoPress and Foil Metal Conversion Plate
    • C0726063 Gold Foil Iridescent Triangular Pattern - Heat Activated Foil
    • C0725697 Copper Mirror Finish - Heat Activated Foil
    • ULT200039 Cardstock - 12 x 12 - Battle Fatigue
    • ULT200045 Cardstock - 12 x 12 - Paper Bag
    • ULT200048 Cardstock - 12 x 12 - French Vanilla
    • ULT200047 Cardstock 12 x 12 - Kahlua
    • C0726532 12 x 12 Paper - Butterfly Garden - Double Sided Sheet 05B
    • C0726536 12 x 12 Paper - Butterfly Garden - Double Sided Sheet 09A
    • C0726538 12 x 12 Paper - Butterfly Garden - Double Sided Sheet 11B
    • C0726539 12 x 12 Paper - Butterfly Garden - Double Sided Sheet 12A
    • C0726450 Modern Essentials - Cut, Foil and Emboss Nesting Circles Dies
    • C0726552 Butterfly Garden - Beehive Mini Cutting Die
    • C0726551 Butterfly Garden - Queen Bee Mini Cutting Die Set
    • C0726557 Butterfly Garden - Buzzing Bees Mini Stamp Set
    • C0726343 Couture Creations - Mini Guillotine Trimmer
    • C0726342 Couture Creations - Scoring Board
    • AD90017 Couture Creations Double Sided Tape 12mm
    • C0726428 Couture Creations - Black Foam Dots
    • C0726427 Couture Creations Black Foam Squares
    • C0726429 Couture Creations Black Foam Mini Dots

    For Stockists click the link below:


    Other: Film, circle, gears and tag dies. Brown Ink. Twine. Distress Ink.

    I would like to enter the following challenges:

    Crafty Gals Corner Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Tag You're It.
    Cute Card Thursday Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Greens.
    2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    The Creative Crafters Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Crafty Creations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Crafts Galore Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Love To Craft Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Classic Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Morgan's ArtWorld Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

    Thank you for visiting today and I hope you enjoyed how I created my masculine card.  Have a wonderful day!

    Anet


    Wednesday, 27 February 2019

    The Aviator - The Paper Shelter Challenge

    Hi Everyone, are you ready ...

    It is time for a new challenge at Paper Shelter
    and the theme is Birthday Creations.

    Now here is my card 
    using The Aviator
    Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.



    Dies: Cheery Lynn Designs Gears. MFT Mini Film Strip. Memory Box Stitched Circle. Distress Ink Photo Vintage. Tags.

    Our Sponsor The Paper Shelter are offering one lucky winner a fabulous gift certificate of $30. But, you must use a Paper Shelter product on your card or project. This could be a Paper Shelter Image, Paper or Printable. If you don't use a Paper Shelter product, you could still win 3 digi images of your own choice. So it really is a win win situation don't you think.


    Make sure you go over to The Paper Shelter Shop and take a look at all the beautiful digital stamps.



    I would like to enter the following challenges:

    World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    The Creative Crafters Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    The Male Room Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Crafty Gals Corner Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Tag You're It.

    Thank you for visiting me, I always appreciate you taking the time to leave a lovely comment.

    Anet x

    Saturday, 23 February 2019

    Little Girl Walkies - Digi Designs Challenge

    Hi Everyone,
    It is time for a new challenge at
    and the Theme is Include An Animal.

    Make sure you go over to Di's Digi Stamps and take a look at Di's beautiful Digital Stamps.  

    Now here is my card
    using Little Girl Walkies digital stamp.
    Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.



    I would like to enter the following challenges:

    Through The Purple Haze Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Puppy Love.
    World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Crafty Animals Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Love To Scrap Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog.  Theme: With Love.
    Crafting With Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    The Creative Crafters Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

    Thank you for visiting me, I always appreciate you taking the time to leave a lovely comment.

    Anet x

    Monday, 18 February 2019

    Butterfly Garden Gift Box - Couture Creations

    Hi Everyone, Anet here today and welcome to my second inspiration post this month for the Couture Creations Blog.

    I have created a Gift Box with the new releases 




    I got the inspiration from Kirstens Blogg.

    Step by step instructions:

    1. Trim a piece of Fairy Wings Cardstock to 8¼" x 11" (20.4cm x 28.1cm). 

    2. Score on the 7¾" side at 1½" and 6¼" (13.8cm and 15.8cm).

    3. Turn your cardstock and score the 11" side at 1", 4½", 6" and 9½"  (12.5cm, 11.4cm, 15.2cm and 24.1cm).

    4. Fold the score lines.

    5. Cut away the outer panels from the 1" side as well as the 3½" wide panel. Cut the horizontal fold lines and vertical fold lines to create glue tabs for the box.

    6. Round the edges of lid fold (1" x 4¾" piece).



    7. Cut Butterfly Garden Pattern Paper twice to 4.6cm x 9.6cm (2 5/8" x 9 5/8")  and twice to 4.6cm x 12.4cm (2 5/8" x 5 3/8"). 



    8. Flip box base over and decorate panels.


    9. Glue tabs and adhere box together.


    10. Die-cut Fairy Wings Cardstock with Modern Essentials Oval Frame Die.


    11. Add double sided tape onto the bottom of the box and adhere onto the oval frame die-cut.




    13. Die-cut Butterfly Garden Pattern Paper with Modern Essentials Oval Frame Die. 


    14. Adhere onto foiled oval frame die-cut.


    15. Adhere ribbon onto the centre of the lid.


    16. Add double sided tape onto the lid of the box and adhere onto the foiled oval frame die-cut.


    17. Cut a piece of cheesecloth and colour with distress ink. Stick onto box front.

    18. Die-cut a white cardstock Butterfly Garden Beehive Die and colour with distress ink. Stick onto box front.


    19. Adhere Butterfly Garden - Die-cut Ephemera flowers and sentiment onto box front using 3D foam pads.


    20. Die-cut white cardstock Butterfly Garden Leafy Dies and Butterfly Garden Ornate Corners Dies. Colour with distress oxide and adhere onto box front.


    21. Die-cut white cardstock Butterfly Garden Baby Moths and Queen Bee Dies.




    23. Adhere Baby Moths and Queen Bee onto box front using 3D foam pads to finish.


    Here is the link to the video on how to 

    • Foil Modern Essentials Oval Frame Die with the GoPress and Foil Machine,
    • Die-cut with Modern Essentials Oval Frame Die
    • and scoring the Chocolate Box base with Scoring Board.

    Video Link:



    • C0725032 GoPress and Foil Machine
    • C0725818 GoPress & Foil Metal Conversion Plate
    • C0725703 Rose Gold Bright - Heat Activated Foil
    • C0726063 Gold Foil Iridescent Triangular Pattern - Heat Activated Foil
    • C0726057 Rainbow Foil Mirror Finish - Heat Activated Foil
    • C0726529 12 x 12 Paper - Butterfly Garden - Double Sided Sheet 02A
    • ULT200079 Cardstock - 12 x 12 - Fairy Wings
    • C0726456 Modern Essentials - Cut, Foil and Emboss Nesting Inset Oval Frames Die
    • C0726540 Butterfly Garden - Die-Cut Ephemera
    • C0726552 Butterfly Garden - Beehive Mini Cutting Die
    • C0726550 Butterfly Garden - Leafy Mini Cutting Die
    • C0726545 Butterfly Garden - Ornate Corners Mini Cutting Die Set
    • C0726548 Butterfly Garden - Baby Moths Mini Cutting Die
    • C0726551 Butterfly Garden - Queen Bee Mini Cutting Die Set
    • C0726343 Couture Creations - Mini Guillotine Trimmer
    • C0726342 Couture Creations - Scoring Board
    • AD90017 Couture Creations Double Sided Tape 12mm
    • C0726428 Couture Creations - Black Foam Dots
    • C0726427 Couture Creations Black Foam Squares
    • C0726429 Couture Creations Black Foam Mini Dots
    • M4215003 Punch - Martha Stewart Corner Rounder

    For Stockists click the link below:

    Other: Distress Ink and Distress Oxide Ink. Cheesecloth.

    I would like to enter the following challenges:

    Animal Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Butterflies.
    Crafty Animals Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Cute Card Thursday Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Wings.
    Classic Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Love To Scrap Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Morgan's Artworld Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    613 Avenue Create Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes/Use A Critter.
    Crafty Creations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
    Lil Patch Of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

    Thank you for visiting today and I hope you enjoyed how I created my gift box.  Have a wonderful day!

    Anet


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