Sunday, 21 February 2016

Thank You

Carol has chosen our theme this time for CD Sunday Challenge Blog. We are all saying Thank You and for me this means Thank You for joining in and playing along with us.

To join in just remember to use an image or backing papers from a CD that you have (in fact any part of your design can be from a CD), just remember to tell us which CD you have used.

If you go over to the CD Sunday Challenge Blog you will see what my fellow teamies have for you and also to find out my Top 3 for my challenge of Seasons from 24 January.

For my card this week I thought I'd go for a clean and simple look for a change and used a white embossed card, a white die cut surrounding my main image and white ribbon. I die cut the sentiment in bright blue to compliment the background of the image and also so that it stands out a little.

My image is from Joanna Sheen's Ivory Cats CD. I love this image as it reminds me of my Daisy.

Sunday, 7 February 2016


Time for a new challenge at CD Sunday and it is Sue's turn to choose this time. Sue would like us to use a button, or buttons, in our design. If you are anything like me you will have loads to choose from :-)

I made my card using a three panel pre-cut card. 

I used the Gnomes and Fairies CD from La Pashe and printed off two sheets of backing paper, one to cover the front of the card and the other for the inside. I then used a Spellbinder die to cut an aperture in the first two panels. 

I sandwiched some acetate between the apertures and then stuck the two panels together to form the front of the card. On the inside I printed off one of the scenes from the CD and added this to the grass backing paper. The Happy Birthday was cut using a Crafters' Companion die.

The decoupage for the gnome has a front and back view so I built up the image on the front of the card using foam pads and then did the same thing on the inside using the back view pieces. 

I added some dotty ribbon and the greeting that came on the design sheet. The leaves are die cut and some of my favourites at the moment, (I think they are from Britannia) which just left me to add those all important buttons which look like flowers among the foliage. 

Don't forget to check out what my fellow teamies at CD Sunday Challenge Blog have to show you this time. To join in all you have do to is remember to use something from a CD and let us know which one.

We had some lovely entries last time around for my theme choice of Seasons so I'm going to be busy later today choosing my Top 3.

Friday, 5 February 2016

Lots of Red

I've made this card for the new challenge at Digi Design Challenge Blog using papers and card from my stash to mat and layer my main image onto. I searched through my ribbon collection and found some pretty red spotty ribbon. The die cut flowers are made using a die from Joanna Sheen's Signature range. I used alcohol pens and polychromos pencils to colour the image. I added a touch of glossy accents to the ladybird and then I remembered that years ago I had bought a kit that contained lots of wooden ladybirds so I added one of those to my die cut flowers.

So here is my entry into Digi Design Challenge Blog.