Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Scrap The Girls Challenge

Good morning everyone its a lovley day here is Brisbane a bit overcast and a little chilly.
For this challenge over at Scrap The Girls Blog this is what you had to do. Scrap a layout based on an important female in your life. Extra criteria: more than 20 words of handwritten journalling. Whoops I didnt read that far and mine is actually typed but I decided to enter it anyway. This is my Mum and I having Mothers Day dinner out and its really nice photo of us so I decided to scrap it using Kaiser Papers Love Note Collection. I have used Nestabilities Dies Parisian Accents for the borders and a few extra's on the page. A little bit of Kaiser Bling and some glitter on the Flowers and Butterfly and I have added Martha Stewart Luster Glass Microbeads on the Kaiser Heart.

Here are just smaller photos so show you some of the extra's I have added to the page.

My photography is not good at the moment I think its either the Camera or Me. If you click on the photos they do come up a bit better.
Cheers Shelley

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Totally Tilda Challenge Blog

Well this time at  Totally Tilda Challenge, is Tilda's Trio of Tags, we have to make 3 tags with Tilda on each Tag.
So here are my 3 Tags, I am getting so many cards with all of these challenges and the card classes I go to so this time I am going to give these away to some special friends. I have used lots of craft stuff on these little Tags, Copics, Kaiser paper, flowers, ribbon, rhinestones, Doily Dies, (you can purchase these from Scrappy-Go-Lucky),Nestabilities, Tags Bags Boxes and more for the Tag shape, and Glitter.
 Here is a close up of the 3 Tags

I wont tell you who they are for because they might look on here before I get to give them to them.
Cheers Shelley

Wednesday, May 25, 2011


Hello this will be just a quick one to show you another card I have made for 2 Challenges Just Magnolia,you have to make a card that matches the sketch and Birthday Sundaes has to be with Pearls and Lace you can go over to there sites and check out the lovely cards that have been made.
This one is Tilda with a Bunch of Roses and I have coloured her in with Copic Markers and added Lace, Pearls and Flowers. I have used the Cuttlebug, Matha Stewart Border Punch and Nestabilities.
I hope you like this one, I have tried taking photos outside to see if I get a better picture.
Cheers Shelley

Monday, May 23, 2011

New Kaiser Papers

Hello everyone I hope your all having a great day.
I have been working with the latest in the Kaiser Collections. The first one is Chapter One and it was just a coincidence that Jessie is in the same colour green so it really blends in well. I have used the specialty paper Experience Die Cut and Foil for the background and then just added the black card stock to the back. I have used Martha Stewart Punches for the Hearts and Butterflies and the flowers are just from Carl Punches. A few Kaiser pearls in the centre and its done.

You cant see the verse that I have written but here it is for you I really thought it suited the photo's.
Love is like a butterfly
As soft and gentle as a sigh
The multicolored moods of love are like it's satin wings
Love makes your heart feel strange inside
It flutters like soft wings in flight
Love its like a butterfly, a rare and gentle thing.
This is  Dolly Parton Song.
This next one is Party Animals and I thought it suited my son and his girlfriend as they were having such a fun morning in the park just clowning around. I cut the photo's so they looked like banners and added some string, Kaiser buttons and bling and some Kindy Glitz to bling it up.

I hope you like these 2 layouts I had so much fun making them.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Totally Tilda Challenge Blog

Well here I am with another card with Magnolia Stamps.
So its simple all you need to do is use a Magnolia Tilda stamp on your card and you must also feature a cat or dog on your creation.
Well the thing is I didn't have a cat or dog until Thursday when I went to Michelle Cards and Stamps class  and guess what the Dog was on my list of stamps to buy. I got 10 new ones and I have used 3 of them in this card.
I used the Grand Nestabilities Die to cut out the card shape and added some lace at the back of the card. I have used Tilda's Mure which is the bricks that Leaning Tilda is on and of course her puppy dog Wilma with Rose.
I have coloured in with Tim Holtz Distress Inks and a blender pen.
Hope you like this one.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

2 Challenges

Hello everyone, I thought I would enter my card in 2 challenges this week. The first is for Just Magnolia, LAnglar and sTanglar Blog where the challenge this week is Make it Lacy so they would like to see Lace featured somewhere on your project – either real or faux/pucnhed/die cut/ paper etc.
And the second is for Birthday Sundaes challenge, you have to  make a birthday card and include at least 3 circles and of course, a birthday sentiment/wording on your card front.

So here is my card with Magnolia stamp 60' Tilda all coloured with Copics and she is sitting on some Lace and I have used Nestabilities Heart Circle's and Nestabilities Standard Circle for the round shapes. You may not be able to see but there are 5 circle shapes, 3 being the heart shape circle and then 2 plain circles. I have also used a Martha Stewart around the page punch in the Hearts. And of course I have added some Kaiser Pearl's and some Kindy Glitz to jazz the card up a little.
I am supposed to be tidying up my Craft Room but I stopped so I could make this card.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Cricut 360 First Design Team

Well with the 92 Cricut Cartridges I own I thought I would give this New Challenge Blog a try. You have to create a page or card using your Cricut Cartridges and the colour Lime Green and a Bug somewhere in it as well. I used Kaiser paper for the background then cut out the Olive green with Elegant Edges Loops on page 35. The pot was from Doodlecharms and it was actually the Bucket on page 116 and I cut of the side parts. I now have my Gypsy that I purchased from Mandy at Scrappy-Go-Lucky, so I will be able to use that as well now. I used Mothers Day Bouquet for the Pink Flowers and just layered them on top of each other, also the Dark Green Leaves and the Flowers that I have put around the edges of the photos. You cant see all of these flowers as I have place them under the photos. The grass is from Zooballoo page 129, and the Caterpillar is from Walk In My Garden on page 120.
The site is called Cricut 360o and they are looking for a Design Team, I have had fun just playing around with my Cartridges and finally getting some long overdue Scrapping done. The pots in the photo that the children are sitting in have my Topiary trees that have been growing in them for about 12 years.
Wish Me Luck!

Monday, May 9, 2011

Just Magnolia and LAngler & sTanglar Challenge Blog

Anything Goes with the optional extra of stitching is the theme for Just Magnolia and LAngler & sTanglar Challenge Blog this week. So I decided to have a go as I am in love with these little stamps. I have coloured Jam Tilda with Copic Sketch Markers an made the flowers from Cricut Cartridge Mothers Day Bouquet.
I used Kaiser Paper, Bazzil Card stock, and of course the card is made with my Grand Calibar using the Grand Labels 4 as you can see I have layered the different sizes. I have got Jam Tilda actually sitting on the Mothers Day sentiment. My Little bit of stitching is the Bow I have added to the card.
This is my first challenge for this blog so I hope they like it.
Cheers Shelley

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Holiday's and Cards

Well I am back from Holidays and we all had a really good break, the weather wasn't all that great but we still managed to do a few things and get to the beach. We all got up at 4.30 am and went to our very first Anzac Parade, I must say it was very moving. Jessie made a lovely dinner one night Red Wine Beef Pie and Stuffed Potatoes all made from scratch no Mrs Continental for my daughter.
And here we are overlooking Maleny as you can see the weather wasn't really great but we had fun in all the shops at Monteville.
We had lunch at a cafe called Elements at Monteville and this is the scenery we got to look at while we were eating, just beautiful.
And this was my space where I got to make all the cards
I made about 25 cards
Here a a couple of close ups of some of the stamps I coloured using Copics and Tim Holtz Distress Ink,
I used the Distress Inks all around the edges of this card and on the wooden spoon
I love this one Magnolia's Tilda with Bike and the bike paper is from a 6 x 6 Paper Pad by
 Jilli bean Soup, it suited the stamp really well.
This one is my favourite I think I will keep this for myself.
I have coloured Tilda as Butterfly with Copics and used Nestabillities to cut out the shapes on the card.

I hope you enjoy looking at the photo's from our Holiday and the cards I got to make.
Cheers Shelley