Thursday, January 31, 2013

Pink and Brown @ Charisma

A closer view below, you can just see the sparkle from the Copic Glitter pens.

Materials used for my DT card are......

Image Pirate Penny from our Sponsor this week Sassy Studio Designs
First Edition papers
Copic Ciaos
Copic Glitter pens
LOTV Love Sentiment stamp
Heart Dies ...Go Kreate
Corner Die...Whimsy Stamps
Ribbon, beads and charm from stash

This week it's Team Carly's challenge!!
Any creation from any type of craft!!! 

As always we have some fantastic sponsors...


Buy our digi stamps here...
We'd like to give a huge big welcome back to our monthly sponsor!
One Lucky winner will receive Your Choice of SIX Digi's from Digistamp Boutique!
Sally-Ann from Digistamp Boutique! Now i'm sure you've all seen her fabulous work???!? NO?! Well head on over to her Digi shop! there's a digi for everything her work is fantastic and at such a low price too! Sally-Ann is very talented! go on! have a peek!!


My Mum's Craft Shop

We welcome our newest sponsor this year Kitty's fabulous shop My Mum's Craft Shop! They're such a fab shop and sell so many wonderful things! Kitty has kindly donated a £10 voucher to this week's winner!!!


Sassy studio Designs are kindly offering one lucky winner 4 of there lovely digis!!! 

Looking for some inspiration ? then pop over to Charisma and see our DT creations for you this week.

Have a lovely weekend.

I found a few challenges that fit my card

Colourq...#174 pinks and brown
Top Tip Tuesday...Lavishly Luscious Layers
Fab 'n' Funky challenges.....Shoes(or any type of footwear)
Inky Impressions...Bingo.... I, sentiment,Die/punch
Party Time Tuesdays...Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown...Bling it On
Perfect Seniments...Anything Goes with a Die Cut

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Dutch Dare.....Winged Things

Today my card was made with First Edition papers, organza ribbon and a Butterfly from Marianne Craftables. It was a commisioned card I did ages ago and forgot to blog, so here it is. Very simple design and really quick to make. I would like to enter it into the following challenges :-

Have a great week and thanks for popping in. 

Thursday, January 24, 2013

TWINS...a Christening card

Here it is as promised, a commissioned card from a work colleague for her Grandchildren's Christening, Twins..... a Boy and A Girl

A close up of the LOTV images, I stamped one and scanned it, saved to file and then flipped the image so I could have them facing each other

 A closer look at the Guipure Lace..........gorgeous!! and of course the little book sentiment

A shot of the card laid out flat to show the verse inside.

Materials used 
Cream glittered card stock mounted on to white linen card stock
Oval Nesties, and Labels 4 Nesties
LOTV Christening image
Silver Mirri card
Metal cross, The Works
Wild Orchid flowers, metal corners and Guipure Lace
Stickles..Star Dust

Sorry for the photo overload but I wanted to show all the aspects of the card. Thank you for your visit to my blog and I hope you will come back again soon.

Hearts and Flowers @ Charisma

Good morning crafters! I hope everyone who has the snow is coping well and especially keeping nice and warm. 
As it's Gem's team this week I don't have a card to share with you but you can pop over to the Charisma challenge blog and see all the fabulous creations from Gemma's team.

This week's Challenge is...

(must have both on creations)

Any creation from any type of craft!!! 

As always we have some fantastic sponsors...


Stamp Fairy are generously offering our lucky winner a $10 voucher 

Marker Pop
Marker Pop are a new sponsor of ours!! They are generously offering a $10 voucher

Thanks for popping in, later today I have a Twins Christening card to share.


Saturday, January 19, 2013

Thinking of You...Wellington

Hi, my card today is another alternative sympathy card. This is a male version of the card I posted a few weeks ago you can see the post here.
Materials used

Wellington CD Pastimes(I just love these Teddy images) and papers.
Corners from Marianne Creatables
Box made from Kanban card, Mirri card and Gold Stickles
Key and lock charm started out silver and I heat embossed them in gold to match the box

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Punch it @ Charisma

Items used for this card
Fizzy Moon Image,Copics,WOC Flowers,Marianne Butterfly punch,heart punch, MS border punch. Marianne corner die, circle Nesties. Key charm from Mei Flower.Paper from stash.


This week it's Team Carly's challenge!!

This week's Challenge is...


Any creation from any type of craft!!! 

As always we have some fantastic sponsors...

My Mum's Craft Shop

We welcome our newest sponsor this year Kitty's fabulous shop My Mum's Craft Shop! They're such a fab shop and sell so many wonderful things! Kitty has kindly donated a £10 voucher to this week's winner!!! 

Prize Two -

This week's winner will be able to choose 5 digi's from the store! 

Looking forward to seeing all your fabulous creations again this week. Thanks for popping into my blog today, have a lovely weekend!!

Thursday, January 10, 2013


LOTV image and birthday recipe sentiment, WOC flowers and corners, ribbon from Mei Flower, and papers from stash. Cup cake button the Works.

Good Morning Crafters!!!

This week it's our

It's hard to believe I've been with Charisma Cardz since the beginning when the lovely Carly invited me to be part of her Design Team. I can't tell you how delighted and gobsmacked I was. We have a fabulous team here at Charisma and of course we wouldn't be here at all if it wasn't for all you lovely crafters out there, and a  Huge thank you for entering our challenges every week.....

Our challenge for you this week is.....yes!! you've guessed it..
(use the number 4 for 4 entries!!!(please put 4 at the end of your name to qualify) your creations must follow theme!!!
(Maximum 3 entries, 10 total challenges)

Any creation from any type of craft!!! 

We have some wonderful sponsors for you this week! here's whats up for grabs....not one, not two but 7 prizes...woohoo!!!!

Prize One
The Stamping Boutique
The Stamping Boutique are kindly donating one lucky winner Three digi's of there choice!

Prize Two
Redonkulous Designs is a new store that opened up Sept. 2011.  The owner and artist behind the store is Sheryl Brown, who is a wife, a mother, and full time Senior Illustrator.  She studied animation and fine arts, and has spent 10 years of her career designing characters and working on several television shows.  Her style of characters are inspired by Disney, Warner Brothers, Dream Works, family, and her own personal experiences which are reflected in her store.  Redonkulous Designs is filled with cute, and funny high quality images that appeals to a wide audience!  The beauty of her store is her attention to her fans' input, which helps evolve her designs to accommodated a broad spectrum of themes.  If you enjoy Redonkulous Designs' artwork and images, become a fan on her Redonkulous Designs Facebook Page and flaunt your Redonkulous creations!

Redonkulous is kindly giving a winner there choice of a free digi!

Prize Three
The Paper Shelter, home to some of the cutest digi's around! Are offering one lucky winner a $20 voucher to there store!

Prize Four
Card Mad Fairy

Card Mad Fairy our very own DT Jenni, is donating 3 digi's of the winners choice to one lucky winner!

Prize Five
Meiflower home to the gems and pearls of the crafting world! Meiflower are donating a £20 voucher to one lucky winner this week (excluding 99p postage)

Prize Six
Freckled Fawn

Freckled Fawn 

The lovely company Freckled Fawn
Doe and Deer manage Freckled Fawn. 
They currently offer over 300 washi and deco tapes--a perfectly addicting embellishment for all your crafty endeavors.
Who are offering a $20 voucher to there online store! wow!!!

Prize Seven
Crafty Sentiments Designs was started in 2009 by Suzette Winch the owner, we carry our own brand of exclusive Rubber stamps, Digital stamps, Sentiments and cutting dies, perfect for all your scrap booking and card making. 

Are donating 3 digi's to a lucky crafter this week!

Wow what awesome prizes!!

Thank you for sharing your creations this week in our Birthday challenge.

Hugs xx

Saturday, January 05, 2013

Forever Friends challenge and a few others.....

Well my time off work is quickly coming to an end, I've had a lovely break over the festive season and managed to make a few cards too. This one as you can see is a 60th Birthday, using FF image, First Edition Papers, Wild Orchid Craft flowers, various Nesties and a Marianne corner embossed die.
I would like to enter the follwoing challenges :-

Thanks for popping in, have a lovely week.

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Monochrome @ Charisma

Good morning everyone! and a very Happy and Prosperous New Year to you all, this week it's team Gem's challenge and Alison has chosen

For those who are not sure this is shades of one colour only to be used on your creation.

This time we have THREE lovely sponsors for you!

Simon Says Stamp 
Simon Says Stamp are generously offering a $20 voucher to their online store!!! 

and our 2nd sponsor this week is the lovely Pink Cat Studio who are offering 5 digis of the winners choice!!

J&C Creations

and last but certainly not least, J and C creations are offering a £10 Voucher to their online shop!!

I hope you enjoy this week's challenge !