Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Dancing Reindeer - Sasayaki Glitter

Hi Everyone, I want to share some Sasayaki Glitter inspiration with you today.

Now here is my Aussie Christmas card
using Dancing Reindeer.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.



Sentiment: LOTV Christmas Sentiment Tag. Dies: Memory Box Swaying Palm, Stitched Circle and Precious Stars.  Cottage Cutz Flipflops. Presscut Circle. Marianne Design Christmas Sleigh. Impression Obsession Car & Camper. Molotow White Pen. Stickles.

Do not forget to take a look at Sasayaki Glitter Challenge Blog to check out the fabulous DT Members inspiration cards.

If you are looking for more Sasayaki Glitter Inspiration please visit us on our Pinterest Page.


We would also love for you to join us on our Facebook Page.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

12 Months Of Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Animal Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Animals Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Christmas Card Throwdown Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Pick Previous Challenge from 2012 and 2013 (March 2012 - Christmas Animals).
Crafty Calendar Challenge Blog.  Theme:  It's Christmas.
Crafty Cardmakers Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
The Male Room Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
Pearly Sparkles Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Merry Christmas.
613 Avenue Create Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes Christmas.
Dream Valley Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.

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

Anet x

Monday, 4 December 2017

Nativity - The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge

Hi Everyone,

It is time for a new challenge at
and the theme is Anything Goes.
You can find all Christine's beautiful images here.

Now here is my Christmas card
using Nativity Stamp.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.



Sentiment: LOTV Christmas Sentiment Tag. Dies: Memory Box Stitched Circle and Star Of Wonder. Impression Obsession Fir Trees. Marianne Design Mini Poinsettias. Frantic Stamper Nativity Creche. 

We would also love for you to join us on our The Paper Nest Dolls Facebook Page.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Pearly Sparkles Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Merry Christmas.
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas and Sentiment.
Christmas Card Throwdown Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Pick Previous Challenge from 2012 and 2013 (May 2012 - Nativity).
Crafting By Designs Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Through The Purple Haze Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Layers More Than 3.
613 Avenue Create Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes Christmas.
Lil Patch Of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Come and Get It Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
Crafting From The Heart 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, 2 December 2017

Penguins Visit - Digi Designs Challenge

Hi Everyone,

It is time for a new challenge at
Digi Designs Challenge Blog
and the Theme is Winter Holiday.

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 Penguins Visit digital stamp.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.





Sentiment: LOTV Christmas Sentiment Tag. Dies: Memory Box Stitched Circle. Marianne Design Mini Poinsettias. Find It Trading Poinsettia Corner. Impression Obsession Small Snowflake Set and Fir Trees. I used Stickles and Liquid Pearls.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

A Gem Of A Challlenge Blog.  Theme:  Animals In The Snow.
Crafty Cardmakers Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Animal Magic.
Make My Monday Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Happy Christmas.
Christmas With The Cuties Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Santa Claus Is Coming.
Cuttlebug Mania Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Let It Snow. (Cuttlebug).
Deep Ocean Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Santa Is Coming To Town.
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas and Sentiment.
Artistic Inspirations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Through The Purple Haze Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Layers More Than 3.

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

Anet x

Friday, 1 December 2017

Christmas Shy - Christmas Cards All Year Round

Hi Everyone,

It is time for a new challenge at
Christmas Cards All Year Round 
and the theme is Anything Goes.

Now here is my card
using Christmas Shy Stamp 
found at Sasayaki Glitter.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.





Sentiment: Wild Rose Studio Christmas Circles. Dies: Memory Box Pine Needle Border and Stitched Circle. Marianne Design Mini Poinsettias. Impression Obsession Small Snowflake Set. Vintage Photo Distress Ink.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Crafty Girlz Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
Make My Monday Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Happy Christmas.
Fab 'n Funky Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
The Merry Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes Christmas.
Beccy's Place Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
Creative Fingers Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Simply Papercraft Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas and Sentiment.
Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Gals Corner 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, 28 November 2017

Uluru

Hi Everyone,  I would like to share my last Aussie Christmas card I made for a commission I received.

I wanted to represent the Outback with this card and one of Australia's top 10 landmarks the Uluru. Of course I just had to add some Koalas and a Kangaroo.

Now here is my Eight Aussie Christmas card.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.


Dies: Memory Box Santa Hat. Cheery Lynn Designs Koala Bear and Kangaroo. I used Stickles on the dies.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
The 12 Months Of Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Hiding In My Craft Room Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Any Holiday.
Animal Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
Crafty Cardmakers Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Animal Magic.
Beccy's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
Crafting From The Heart Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

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

Anet x

Thirsty Santa and Merry Christmas Tree

Hi Everyone, I would like to share another Aussie Christmas card I made for a commission I received.

I wanted to represent the Outback with this card and only here in down under we have sunshine on Christmas day and not snow.  So poor Santa definitely needs a cool drink for all his hard work delivering the gifts.  I just had to add some cute Koalas.

Now here is my seventh Aussie Christmas card.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.


Image: Thirsty Santa - Sasayaki Glitter. Merry Christmas Tree - Bugaboo. Dies: Cheery Lynn Designs Koala Bear.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
The 12 Months Of Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Hiding In My Craft Room Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Any Holiday.
Animal Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
Crafty Cardmakers Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Animal Magic.
Double D Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Here Comes Santa Claus.
Beccy's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.

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

Anet x

Monday, 27 November 2017

Mrs Claus And Santa Owen - The Paper Nest Dolls Inspiration

Hi Everyone,

It is time for a new challenge at
and the theme is Anything Goes.
You can find all Christine's beautiful images here.

Now here is my Christmas card
using Mrs Claus and Santa Owen Stamps.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.



Sentiment: LOTV Christmas Sentiment Tag. Dies: Memory Box Stitched Circle. Marianne Design Mini Poinsettias. Impression Obsession Small Snowflake Set and Fir Trees. I used Molotow White Pen, Stickles, Distress Ink Vintage Photo and Stampendous Shabby White Embossing Enamel on the image and dies.

We would also love for you to join us on our The Paper Nest Dolls Facebook Page.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Double D Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Here Comes Santa Claus.
Crafty Girlz Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
Beccy's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
A Snowflake Promise Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Morgan's Artworld Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Creative Fingers Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Creations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
The 12 Months Of Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

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

Anet x

Tropical Santa Suntan

Hi Everyone, I would like to share another Aussie Christmas card I made for a commission I received.

I wanted to represent the Australian Christmas with this card and only here in down under you would find Santa on the beach on Christmas day LOL.  I just had to add some adorable kangaroos.

Now here is my fifth Aussie Christmas card.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.


Image: Tropical Santa Suntan - Bugaboo. Dies: Cheery Lynn Designs Koala Bear.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Bizzy Bec's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
Beccy's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge (Xpress Blender Card and Xmas).
Scrapbook Boutique Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Red.
Come and Get It Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Animals.
Hiding In My Craft Room Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Any Holiday.
Crafty Animals Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

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

Anet x

Australian Road Sign

Hi Everyone, I would like to share another Aussie Christmas card I made for a commission I received.

If you are not from Australia you would not know that kangaroos like to come very near the road at sunset time to grase.  There are green succlents they like, but sadly it is very dangerous for them and people using the road.

Now here is my fourth Aussie Christmas card.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.


Dies: Memory Box Santa Hat and Cheerful Stockings. MFT Hit The Road and Barbed Wire Fence. Cheery Lynn Designs Kangaroo.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Beccy's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge (Xpress Blender Card and Xmas).
Bizzy Bec's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
Come and Get It Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Animals.
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
The 12 Months Of Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

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

Anet x

Sunday, 26 November 2017

Barbeque Santa

Hi Everyone,  I would like to share another Aussie Christmas card I made for a commission I received.

I wanted to represent the Australian Christmas with this card and added koalas.  I just love these adorable animals they are sooo cute.

Now here is my fourth Aussie Christmas card.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.


Image: Barbeque Santa - Di's Digi Stamps. Dies: Cheery Lynn Designs Koala Bear. I used Stickles on the image.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Beccy's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
Scrapbook Boutique Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Red.
Bizzy Bec's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge Blog.  Theme:  To Die For.
Crafting By Designs Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Get Ready For Christmas.
2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Double D Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Here Comes Santa Claus.

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

Anet x

Barbeque Santa and Merry Christmas Tree

Hi Everyone, I would like to share another Aussie Christmas card I made for a commission I received.

I wanted to represent the Australian Christmas with this card.  We do not have snow at Christmas time, but allot of sunshine.  On Christmas day most of us here down under tend to BBQ more and do not have all the warm Christmas dishes as you would find in other places around the world.

Now here is my third Aussie Christmas card.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.


Image: Barbeque Santa - Di's Digi Stamps. Merry Christmas Tree - Bugaboo Dies: Cheery Lynn Designs Kangaroo. I used Stickles on the image.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Beccy's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
Sweet Stampin Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Your Favourite Christmas Colour (Brown and Red).
Allsorts Challenge Blog  Theme:  Inspired By A Christmas Carol (O Christmas Tree).
Fab 'n Funky Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Inspired By A Song (O Christmas Tree).
The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog.  Theme:  A Christmas Card.

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

Anet x

Santa

Hi Everyone, I would like to share another Aussie Christmas card I made for a commission I received.

I wanted to represent the outbacks with this Christmas card.  I replaced the reindeer with kangaroos to give a Aussie feeling to the Christmas card.

Now here is my second Aussie Christmas card.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.


Image: Santa - Sasayaki Glitter. Dies: Cheery Lynn Designs Kangaroo.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Beccy's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
Sweet Stampin Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Your Favourite Christmas Colour (Brown and Red).
Allsorts Challenge Blog  Theme:  Inspired By A Christmas Carol (Santa's Super Sleigh).
Scrapbook Boutique Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Red.
Come and Get It Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Animals.
Crafting By Designs Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Get Ready For Christmas.

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

Anet x

Nell's Cottage and Tight Squeeze Santa

Hi Everyone, hope you are all having a good weekend. I would like to share some Australian Christmas cards I made for a commission I received.

I enjoyed making these Christmas cards.  I wanted to represent the outbacks with this Christmas card. The only difference with us here down under is we do not have snow at Christmas time, but we have summer with allot of sunshine.

Now here is my first Aussie Christmas card
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.


Image:  Nell's Cottage - Beccy's Place. Tight Squeeze Santa - Chrissy Whimsy Stamps. I used Stickles on the image.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Beccy's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
Sweet Stampin Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Your Favourite Christmas Colour (Brown and Red).
Allsorts Challenge Blog  Theme:  Inspired By A Christmas Carol (Santa got stuck up the chimney).
Crafting By Designs Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Get Ready For Christmas.

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

Anet x

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Christmas Penguin - Sasayaki Glitter

Hi Everyone, I want to share some Sasayaki Glitter inspiration with you today.

Now here is my card
using Christmas Penguin.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.



Sentiment: Wild Rose Studio Christmas Circles. Dies: Memory Box Stitched Circle. Marianne Design Mini Poinsettias. Find It Trading Poinsettia Corner. Impression Obsession Fir Trees. I used Liquid Pearls on the Image.

Do not forget to take a look at Sasayaki Glitter Challenge Blog to check out the fabulous DT Members inspiration cards.

If you are looking for more Sasayaki Glitter Inspiration please visit us on our Pinterest Page.


We would also love for you to join us on our Facebook Page.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Crafty Girlz Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
Artistic Inspirations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
A Snowflake Promise Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Beccy's Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
Crafting With Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Creative Fingers Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Add A Sentiment.
Craftyhazelnuts's Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Use Some Blue.
Christmas Card Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Candy Canes.
Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Baby It's Cold Outside.

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

Anet x

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Valentine Moments - Digi Designs Challenge

Hi Everyone,

It is time for a new challenge at
Digi Designs Challenge Blog
and the Theme is Things with wings, tails and/or feathers.

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 Valentine Moments digital stamp.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.





Sentiment: LOTV Sentiment Tag. Dies: Memory Box Stitched Circle and Heart Tree. Leane Creatif Blossom. Poppy Crafts Bow. Ultimate Crafts Mini Sprigs. Cheery Lynn Designs Felicty Tiny Doily. Marianne Design Bird and Ivy. I used Stickles, Distress Ink Vintage Photo and Acrylic Paint on the Image and Dies.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Emerald City Crafts Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Creative Ladybirds Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafts Galore Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Alphabet Challenge Blog.  Theme:  R For Roses.
Crafty Girls Creations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Animals Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Classic Design Team Open Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Artistic Inspirations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Deep Ocean Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Things With Wings.
Inspiration Destination 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, 14 November 2017

Christmas Shy and Mouse - Sasayaki Glitter

Hi Everyone, I want to share some Sasayaki Glitter inspiration with you today.

Now here is my card
using Christmas Shy and Mouse.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.




Sentiment: LOTV Christmas Sentiment Tag. Dies: Memory Box Stitched Circle, Finnegan Fronds and Precious Bells. Poppy Crafts Bow. Marianne Design Mini Poinsettias. Find It Trading Amy Design Poinsettia Corner. Presscut Smaller Circle Nesting. I used Stickles on the image and dies.

Do not forget to take a look at Sasayaki Glitter Challenge Blog to check out the fabulous DT Members inspiration cards.

If you are looking for more Sasayaki Glitter Inspiration please visit us on our Pinterest Page.


We would also love for you to join us on our Facebook Page.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Crafty Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
Copic Markers Sverige Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas Card.
The Crafty Addicts Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes Christmas.
Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Oh Christmas Tree.
Craft Rocket Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas Is Coming.
The 12 Months Of Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes Christmas.
2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Animal Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
Do All Kreatives Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas Time.
Crafty Animals Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

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

Anet x

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Christmas Lantern - The Digi Bells Inspiration

Hi Everyone, I made a Christmas card using Christmas Lantern digital stamp found at Elisabeth Bell Designs Store

Now here is my card
using Christmas Lantern.
Coloured it with Copic Sketch Markers.



Sentiment: LOTV Christmas Sentiment Tag. Dies: Memory Box Precious Stars. Poppy Crafts Bow. Impression Obsession Small Snowflake Set. I used Stickles on the image and dies.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

The 12 Months Of Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes Christmas.
The Crafty Addicts Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes Christmas.
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
Do All Kreatives Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas Time.
Copic Markers Sverige Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas Card.
Fab 'n Funky Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Gorgeous Gingham.
Beccy's Place Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Day 9 "H" (Holly leaves).
Crafting By Designs Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Winter Sparkle.
Inspiration Destination 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, 6 November 2017

Vintage Carollers - The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge

Hi Everyone,

It is time for a new challenge at
and the theme is Anything Goes.
You can find all Christine's beautiful images here.

Now here is my gift bag
using Vintage Carollers Stamps.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.



Sentiment: LOTV Sentiment Tag. Dies: Memory Box Precious Bells and Stitched Circle. Marianne Design Mini Poinsettias, Ivy and Pine Tree. Find It Trading Poinsettia Corner. I used Liquid Pearls, Vintage Photo Distress Ink and Stickles on the image and dies. Designer Paper: LOTV Classic Christmas Collection.

We would also love for you to join us on our The Paper Nest Dolls Facebook Page.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

The Crafty Addicts Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes Christmas.
Copic Markers Sverige Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas Card.
Deep Ocean Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Inspired by a Song/Movie (Christmas Carols Song).
Crafty Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Sparkle.
Craft Rocket Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas Is Coming.
The 12 Months Of Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes Christmas.
Do All Kreatives Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas Time.
Crafting From The Heart Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Dream Valley Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Add A Sentiment.
Beccy's Place Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Day 8 "G".

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

Anet x

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Izzy's Puppy Love - Digi Designs Challenge

Hi Everyone,

It is time for a new challenge at
Digi Designs Challenge Blog
and the Theme is Monochrome.

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 Izzy's Puppy Love digital stamp.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.





Dies: Leane Creatif Blossoms. Ultimate Crafts Mini Sprigs. MFT  Butterflies. Couture Creations Doily. Vintage Photo Distress Ink. Pink and Pearl Metallic Acrylic Paint. I used Stampendous Shabby White Embossing Enamel and Molotow white pen on the image.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

A Snowflake Promise Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
World Wide Open Design Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Simply Papercraft Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Artistic Inspirations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafting By Designs Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Digital Delight.
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

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

Anet x

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Gingerbread Ellie - Christmas Cards All Year Round

Hi Everyone,

It is time for a new challenge at
Christmas Cards All Year Round 
and the theme is Candy or Gingerbread.

Now here is my card
using Gingerbread Ellie Stamp 
found at The Paper Nest Dolls.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.





Sentiment: LOTV Sentiment Tag. Dies: Memory Box Precious Stars and Batch Of Gingerbread. Marianne Design Mini Poinsettias and Pine Tree. Find It Trading Poinsettia Corner. Vintage Photo Distress Ink. I used Stampendous Shabby White Embossing Enamel on the image.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

World Wide Open Design Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Sweet Stampin Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Creations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Simply Papercraft Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafting From The Heart Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Artistic Inspirations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Deep Ocean Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Inspired by a Song/Movie (The Gingerbread Man Song).
Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Use Your Favourite Stamp/Image.
Beccy's Place Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.

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

Anet x

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Couture Creations 2017/18 Design Team Audition

Hi Everyone,

I want to share four projects I made for the Couture Creations 2017/18 Design Team Audition.  I am excited about the possibility to become part of their design team.

I love using Couture Creations and Ultimate Crafts products. The Couture Creations embossing folders creates beautiful texture and the dies just die-cut beautifully.

When I first started making cards my first purchase was Couture Creations dies and embossing folders and I am still fond of using them om my cards on a regular basis.

Now here is my cards

Card 1 - A Little Birdie Told Me

To create this card I used pattern paper, Couture Creations Embossing Folder, Couture Creations and Ultimate Crafts Dies and Ultimate Crafts Stamps.


Material List:
  • Couture Creations Fresh & Fun Magical Embossing Folder
  • Couture Creations Blossom Yarn Doily Die
  • Couture Creations Circle Die
  • Couture Creations Scallop Oval Die
  • Ultimate Crafts Mini Sprigs Die
  • Ultimate Crafts L'aquarelle Designs - Spread your wings Stamp
  • Copic Sketch Markers
  • Distress Ink: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Old Paper and Antique Linen
  • Gold and Pearl Acrylic Metallic Paint
  • Tim Holtz Lace Stencil
  • Finnabair Modelling Paste 

Stamp stamps onto blender card. Colour and fussy cut. Cut pattern paper and use distress ink around edges.

Die-cut a white cardstock circle and emboss. Colour with distress ink and metallic paint. Die-cut a white cardstock doily and use distress ink around doily.

Die-cut sprigs and paint with metallic paint. Die-cut a white cardstock scallop oval and stamp sentiment. Use stencil and modeling paste to create texture.
Card 2 - Hello

I created a mixed media card using Couture Creations Embossing Folder, Couture Creations and Ultimate Crafts Dies, Ultimate Crafts Stamps and different mediums.


Material List:
  • Couture Creations Houndstooth Embossing Folder
  • Couture Creations Circle Die
  • Ultimate Crafts Mini Sprigs Die
  • Ultimate Crafts L'aquarelle Designs - Definitions Stamp
  • Ultimate Crafts L'aquarelle Designs - Spread your wings Stamp
  • Copic Sketch Markers
  • Distress Ink: Faded Jeans, Vintage Photo, Old Paper and Antique Linen
  • Silver Acrylic Metallic Paint
  • MFT Fishtail Die
  • Tim Holtz Latticework Stencil
  • Natural Twine
  • Finnabair Clear Gesso
  • Finnabair Modelling Paste 


Stamp dragonfly onto blender card. Colour and fussy cut. Emboss white cardstock. Colour with distress ink and metallic paint.

Die-cut a white cardstock circle and stamp script. Colour with distress ink. Stencil circle with modelling paste.  Use metallic paint over texture.

Die-cut sprigs and paint with metallic paint. Die-cut a white cardstock fishtail and colour with distress ink and metallic paint. Use distress ink on all the edges.

Card 3 - Let's Celebrate

I created a mixed media card using Couture Creations Embossing Folder, Ultimate Crafts Stamps, Couture Creations and Ultimate Crafts Dies and different mediums.

Material List:
  • Couture Creations Gift Wrapping Intrinsic Embossing Folder
  • Couture Creations Scalloped Rectangle
  • Ultimate Crafts Mini Sprigs Die
  • Ultimate Crafts L'aquarelle Designs - You Are Beautiful Inside Stamp
  • Ultimate Crafts L'aquarelle Designs - Spread your wings Stamp
  • Copic Sketch Markers
  • Distress Ink: Tattered Rose, Old Paper and Vintage Photo
  • Pearl and Gold Acrylic Metallic Paint
  • Natural Twine
  • Finnabair Clear and Black Gesso
  • Ranger Gold Stickles

Stamp flowers and butterfly onto blender card. Colour and fussy cut. Emboss white cardstock. Colour with distress ink and metallic paint.

Stamp postcard stamp on mixed media cardstock.  Add gesso and colour with distress ink. Add black gesso circles randomly.

Stamp sentiment on white cardstock. Colour with distress ink and metallic paint. Die-cut sprigs and paint with metallic paint. Use distress ink on all the edges.

Card 4 - Let's Get Nautical

For this card I wanted to incorporate mixed media with dies.


Material List:
  • Darkroom Door Woodgrain Stamp
  • LOTV Sentiment Tag.
  • Dies: Cottage Cutz Rope Ladder and Pelican. MFT Let's Get Nautical. Marianne Design Creatables Sea Shells. Elizabeth Crafts Ropes.
  • Finnabair Clear and Black Gesso
  • Gold Acrylic Metallic Paint
  • Tim Holtz Bubble Stencil.
  • Distress Ink: Vintage Photo, Fade Jeans, Broken China, Wild Honey, Antique Linen and Stormy Sky.
  • Ranger Gold Stickles.

Stamp background stamp and colour with distress ink. Die-cut dies and stamp with background stamp. Colour with distress ink.

Use stencil and modelling paste in different corners.  Randomly use bubble wrap, Gesso and Metallic Paint. Use distress ink on all the edges.

I hope you like my cards and I am holding my thumbs that I would be so lucky to be chosen to join Couture Creations wonderful Design Team.

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

Anet x
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