Tuesday, 16 August 2016

One For The Boys

Another fab challenge starts today at Passion for Promarkers and this fortnight, Lorraine would like to see your male themed projects for - 'One For The Boys'

I usually struggle with male themes, but I had a family birthday coming up and remembered I had this fab image which I won a little while ago at Catch The Bug
Don't forget to pop in at PFP to get all the details and for some divine inspiration!


Image - 'Video Game Guy' - Bugaboo Stamps
Papers - 'Candles & Cake' - LOTV/Nitwits 8 x 8 paper pad
Candi & ribbon from stash
Dies used: 'Starburst' - Joanna Sheen




Thanks for visiting! 
Natxx








Wednesday, 3 August 2016

New challenge at Passion for Promarkers

We have a fab challenge this fortnight at PFP and once again it couldn't be easier! We would like to see you use some of your 'Favourite Things' on your projects, don't forget to tell us in your post what those things are 

I have so many favourites, my only problem was making room for them all on my DT card!
I decided to make a Kickstand card for a change, Bev Rochester has a brilliant tutorial for this type of card - you can find it here

The DT were given a gorgeous fairy  image to use and here is my card:

My Favourite Things:
LOTV/Nitwit papers, kraft card, pink, fairies, flowers,pearls, butterflies, die cuts, glitter and ribbon phew!


and here is the card closed:


Image - 'Flower Fairy' - All Dressed Up

Papers - 'Country Meadow' and sentiment stamp  - LOTV
Kraft card, ribbon,  bow & pearls from my stash


Glitter - Angel Wispers Diamond Sparkles' - Crafters Companion

Dies/punches used -'Faux Quilled Leaves' and 'Meridian Edger' (corners) -  Creative Expressions, 'Labels 25 ' - Spellbinders  'Exotic Butterfly' - Cheery Lynn and a doily punch

Challenges:

'Pink & Girly' - Whoopsi Daisy

Anything Goes' - Incy Wincy

'Use 5 or more Flowers' - Inky Chicks

'A Touch of Sparkle' - Allsorts



Thanks for visiting!
Natxx





Sunday, 24 July 2016

Summer Flowers at Passion for Promarkers

I'm sooo late with this post! We have a new challenge theme this fortnight at Passion for Promarkers and it's a lovely one - 'Summer Flowers' - a nice easy one for you! 
Don't forget to pop over to the blog  for all the details and for some DT inspiraration.Here is my card: We were so lucky to be able to choose some papers to use from Michele R Designs - they are so pretty! and the image is one that
I recently won from Bugaboo Stamps

And the inside:

Image - ' Fancy SB St Patricks' - Bugaboo Stamps
Papers - 'Shabby Pink' - Michele R Designs
Flowers - WOC
Kraft card & pearls from stash
Dies used: 'Diesire Edgeables 'Floral Dance' - Crafter's Companion, 'Circle Flower Stitch' from Marianne Designs and' Deco B Corners' from Cheery Lynn

Challenges:

'In The Round' - Cute Card Thursday

'Summer Fun' - The Crazy Challenge

'Anything Goes' - Little Miss Muffet

Thanks for visiting!
Natxx






Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Feeling Blue?

Looks like summer may be finally here, the sun has been out today! and if that's not enough to cheer you up don't worry, as today sees another Passion for Promarkers challenge and the theme is 'Yellow and Blue'  Don't forget to get all the details and some fab DT inspiration over at the challenge blog

I'm still in my Penny Black mood and have used another of their cute wooden stamps for my DT card, I'm not usually very good with blue colouring, but a few new Promarkers have helped!


Image - 'Sisterhood' Penny Black
Blue paper - LOTV/Nitwits paper pad 
Sentiment stamps - LOTV

Other papers - Docrafts Me To You 
Twine, 
pearls & bow from stash
Dies used - 'Mini Doily die by X-Cut and 'Decorative Bunting' die by Tattered Lace

Challenges:

'Add a banner/flags' - Cute Card Thursday

'Anything Goes' - Little Miss Muffet

'Anything Goes with a stamp' -Penny Black & More

Thanks for visiting!
Natxx






Tuesday, 21 June 2016

New challenge at Passion For Promarkers

We have another fab challenge for you this fortnight at PFP and the theme is - 'Inspired By A Song Title (not Happy Birthday!) check out the challenge blog for all the details and some fab inspiration

I'm in a bit of a Penny Black 'phase' at the moment  and this image has always made me smile! and reminded me of Orville singing' I Wish I could fly! ' Not sure I would want to be under a flying cow though!




Image(coloured with Promarkers) - 'Party Bound' - Penny Black

Papers - 'Tea House' & ribbon & bow  - Dovecraft

Flowers - Wild Orchid Crafts

Pearls & cow charm from my stash


Dies used: Spellbinders Ovals & Grand Ovals, Creative Expressions - 'Faux Quilled Leaves' and the swirls are Sizzix ' Decorative Swirls' Sizzlits

Challenges:

'Summer Colours' - Dream Valley


'Flower Power - Penny Black & More


'Birthdays' - Penny Black Saturday

Thanks for visiting! 
Natxx



Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Don't Be Square!

Yup, it's Tuesday again, I swear it's the only day in the week at the moment! it seems to come around so quickly
Our theme at Passion for Promarkers this fortnight is ' Anything But Square'
I have so been trying to be good recently, but I finally caved in and bought a couple of LOTV new stamps! and have used one for my DT card, which is an oval - a first for me.

Don't forget to visit the blog for all the details and fab DT  inspiration!



Image - 'In The Shed' -  & sentiment - LOTV
Papers( a magazine freebie)  -  'Designer Florals -Going Potty, one of the sheets was full of flowery wellies, so I cut 2 out & added them with 3d foam tape
Bow - Hobbycraft
I used an old punch for the itty bitty flowers and added (rather slowly!) some tiny pearls to the centres.


Challenges:

'Bring On Summer' - Whoopsi Daisy

'Anything Goes' - Little Miss Muffet

'The Great Outdoors' - Allsorts

Thanks for visiting!
Natxx



Tuesday, 24 May 2016

My PFP Challenge

Oh gosh, it's Tuesday again! This fornight's challenge has been set by myself and the theme is 'Use ribbon and/or lace, yet another easy one for you all! I have opted for just ribbon on my DT card and had to draft in my official  bow maker - my 16 year old son, I have got a proper bow-maker, but have you ever tried to use it with one hand? impossible, so my son has learnt to make a perfect bow since I had my stroke, bless him!



Image 'Special Delivery' and papers - LOTV
Everything else from my stash
Dies used: Sue Wilson 'Faux Quilled Leaves and Marianne Designs 'Circle & flower stitch'

Challenges:

'Anything Goes' - I Love Promarkers

'Anything Goes' - Little Miss Muffet



Thursday, 19 May 2016

Mega prizes up for grabs at Passion for Promarkers Anniversary Challenge!

Passion for Promarkers is 7 years old! and to celebrate we are having a special Anniversary challenge - you really need to get over to the blog to see what fabulous prizes are on offer! No less than 11 prizes!

The theme is easy peasy - 'Spots and/or stripes' so what are you waiting for? I can't wait to see your lovely projects

I have recently discovered Redonkadoodles and I have used an incredibly cute fairy for my card
I seem to be in a bit of a blue 'phase' at the moment,  which is funny as it isn't one of my favourite colours, but I was pleased how this turned out.



Image - 'Shy Fairy' - Redonkadoodles
Papers -  LOTV
ribbon, lace,  pins  pearls and pearly button from my stash
You can't see it here, but there is a Wink of Stella on her wings

Dies used: Spellbinders 'Floral Ovals, Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions - 'Noble Pierced Squares' and 'Faux Quilled Leaves'

Challenges:
'Fairy Dreams' - Whoopsi Daisy

'Touchy Feely' - Incy Wincy

'Three Layers or More' - The Crazy Challenge

'Anything Goes' - Creative Card Crew

'Anything Goes' - I Love Promarkers

'Ribbon, Lace and Pearls' - Dream Valley

Thanks for visiting!
Natxx

                                                                                                                                                                                             

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

New challenge at Passion for Promarkers

Hello Crafters,  I don't know about where you live, but here, well until today! we've had the most gloriusly sunny days which should inspire you all for this fortnight's PFP challenge which is 'Nature'  I must admit that at first I wasn't sure about this theme and then I remembered cute little Deacon and his bug box!

Image - 'Deacon Bugs' - Bugaboo Stamps
Paper - 'Travellight' 6x6 paper pad from We R Memory Keepers
Leaf charm - Joanna Sheen
Lace - Docrafts
Ladybug and kraft card from stash
Card candi - Craftwork Cards
The embossing folder is ' Vine Leaves' from Sara Davies Signature Collection at Crafters Companion


Challenges:

'Clean And Simple - Incy Wincy


'Recipe' - Catch The Bug 

'All Creatures Great & Small '- Dream Valley



Thanks for visiting!
Natxx




Monday, 2 May 2016

Addiction!

No DT card from me this time, but I wanted to show off this card  that I made for a friend who is moving soon. It is made mostly with Sue Wilson dies - my new addiction! I just can't stop watching her Youtube tutorials and then of course I HAVE to buy the dies she's used! Help!




Creative ExpressionsDies used: corners - 'Meridian Edger'     
                                                                 main  sentiment - 'Dainty Oval Frame'
                                                                    leaves - 'Faux Quilled Leaves'

Other dies: 'Exotic Butterflies Small' - Cheery Lynn, 'Circles & Scalloped Circles' - Spellbinders
 Pearls & roses from stash 
'New Home' stamp - LOTV
And the piece de resistance - 'Iced Snow' Glitter Jewels,  again from Creative Expressions - this is so pretty & blingy, but a bit messy!