Thursday, 24 September 2015

Julia Spiri New Release- Fairy with Gift

Those that know me will know that I am an absolute sucker for all things mythical, with one of my main loves being fairies ( which only come second to my ultimate favourite- dragons!!) . So as you can imagine I leapt at the opportunity to colour up this gorgeous brand new release, Fairy with Gift  by Julia Spiri. She is just adorable!! You can find her here.

I coloured her with promarkers and added some distress stickles to her wings for some extra sparkle. The purple floral paper is from a pad I purchased in Lidl recently, and the green floral paper is from a First Edition paper pad. I hand stamped the sentiment and added a few embellishments to finish off.


Don't forget, you can keep up to date with all the Julia Spiri news and share your love of her cute characters on the Facebook page. There is also the Challenge Blog if you enjoy joining in challenges. We'd love to see you playing along.

Happy crafting!

Lynda
xxx

Challenges


Friday, 18 September 2015

Voodoo Priestess by MoonFlower

Gosh I don't know where this year is disappearing to - I can't believe it's Autumn here in the UK and Halloween is fast approaching! Andreia at MoonFlower has been busy working on some amazing images for all your Halloween crafting needs, and while Voodoo Priestess is perfect for this too, the second I saw her I instantly thought it would make a great divorce congratulations card!


I kept is clean and simple, creating the sentiment in Craft Artist, and colouring with promarkers. 

We would love to see your MoonFlower creations over on the Facebook page so if this has inspired you then do join up as you can keep up to date with all the great MoonFlower goings on there. If you don't know already we also give out a monthly freebie via the blog. To claim them all you have to do is sign up to email updates  and they will pop in your inbox every month.

Thanks for stopping by and peeking at my work.

Lynda
xx

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Thursday, 17 September 2015

Julia Spiri ' Girls Girls Girls' Challenge- DT Post

It's time for a new challenge over at Julia Spiri Challenge Blog and this month the theme is 'Anything Goes with a Twist- Girls Girls Girls'

I have chosen to work with Girl With Hair Wrap. Isn't she adorable?!She is coloured with a combination of copics and promarkers, and I added a simple could background. I layered her up on some pretty vintage papers from my stash and added lace, flowers and a pretty doily. 


We would love to see as many entries as possible this month so do join in if you can. You can also follow Julia on her Facebook Fan Page and share your projects there. We love to see them!

Thanks for stopping by.

Lynda
xx

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Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Gypsy Flower- MoonFlower DT Post

Wow! Andreia from MoonFlower really excelled herself with the August newsletter freebie, Gypsy Flower. She is just stunning! If you haven't done so  already then why not pop across to the blog and subscribe to email updates and you can snag the monthly free digis too. You won't be disappointed- her art is exquisite!



She looks so pensive that I chose to make a 'thinking of you' card this time. I think she's versatile enough to be for birthday, sympathy, or even wedding cards. She's definitely one of my favourites!

Don't forget you can also join the MoonFlower Facebook fan page to keep up to date and share your creations. We'd love to see you there!

Lynda
xx

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Monday, 7 September 2015

We Keep the Hope- Karleigh Sue Challenge Post

Things are changing slightly over at Karleigh Sue Chalenge Blog and from today the challenges will now be fortnightly and the sexy and cute challenges will be combined, giving you much more scope to enter, whatever your style!

This week the theme is 'use ribbon /flowers'. I have gone cute with We Keep the Hope, colouring her in pretty purples and pinks. The flowers are made from wallpaper samples and the other embellishments from my stash. The theme for the challenge is 'use ribbon and/or flowers so I used both! You can find the challenge here.


Hope to see you playing along soon!


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Not Just Cards September Challenge- Anything Goes

It's time for another Anything Goes challenge over at Not Just Cards so do join in if you can!

This month our sponsor is Aliciabel


I chose to work with  the very cute Surfing digi. My kids are keen body boarders to it was the perfect image to accompany a scrapbook page of them larking around on their favourite beach with their cousins on holiday. I coloured her with promarkers. I created the backing paper myself using white card stock, a swirl mask and distress ink, and layered my photos on a crisp blue mat, which I complimented with a sentiment and embellishments.


We'd love to see your entries, whatever your project may be so do play along if you can.

Happy crafting!

Lynda
xx

Not Just Cards Birthday Blog Hop




BLOG HOP TIME



Its Not Just Cards
1st Birthday 
so to celebrate we are having a challenge and a 
BLOG HOP


If you have come to my blog without doing the hop you can


I am using images from All Dressed UpNikki Burnette, and Lacy Sunshine.

For All Dressed Up ...


...I have used Abi Ballerina


For Nikki Burnette...



...I have used Steampunk Telsa


and for Lacy Sunshine...


....I have chosen to use: 



....and Wix Moonlighter


Thanks so much for hopping by and seeing my work. 


One lucky person who comments on my blog will win the images I have used. 
Good Luck.
Complete the hop to win lots of wonderful digis along the way

Thursday, 3 September 2015

Naughty Children- Julia Spiri Challenge DT post

I am SO excited to announce I have been selected to join the DT for Julia Spiri's Challenge blog. I saw Julia's amazing art on Facebook and fell in love with it instantly so was thrilled to be asked to join the DT! The challenge blog is brand new so we would love it if you popped over to show your support and join in.

The first challenge has the theme 'Use Something New', so why not pop to her Etsy shop and choose yourself a new digi to play with?

I have used Naughty Children for my first project. As a childminder in my day job their cheeky characters just jumped right out at me and it seemed appropriate to be my first choice. I used a combination of Copics and Promarkers to colour them, and mat and layered them on some blue cardstocks with co ordinating papers. My 'something new' is the sentiment, which I created using my brand new Craft Artist software on my pc. 


Julia has a Facebook group too. We would love to see you there!

Happy crafting!

Lynda
xx