Thursday, August 29, 2013

"JUST ONE" @ Charisma

Oh dear I'm a little late posting this today apologies for that, the day just disappeared on me. So on to this weeks challenge.

(One patterned paper, one image, colour, embellishment sentiment etc) (skin/hair tones excluded)

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 recieve 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!!

Time For Tea Designs is a wonderful new Digi company brought to you from a lovely lady called Jo! You can find there blog here and also her wonderful etsy shop here! And also join in the fun on her facebook page! This week Jo is offering one lucky crafter a chance to own one of her new digis in her etsy store

Welcome to the brilliantly bizarre brain of Dr. Digi's House of Stamps.  Here you will find monsters, aliens, 
odd balls and Dundertons as well as many many more wonderful digital stamps. Our artist and founder cut 
his teeth in the craft world at the company "Just  Inklined", where his unique digis made a huge impression. 
We're hoping to continue to entertain and amuse, with our growing catalogue of great value digis with
a sense of humour.
One lucky winner will recieve 2 digis of there choice!

For my DT card I have used a a fab  digi image from Time For Tea Designs one of our lovely sponsors for this week. I chose lilac as my colour and used paper from the Henbury Lane  pad  by Papermania. Spellbinders die and a Marianne butterfly die. I was really pleased with the result, especially as I usually load my cards with embellishments and and papers this made a refreshing change for me. 

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

A Sunny Birthday....

Hello crafty friends !
 This card was a commission for a 60th Birthday. I wanted to share this one to show how easy it is to customize an image and make it POP.... just by adding a flower on top of the stamped image of the same type of flower it becomes a 3D object on your card.  I'm sure you all have suitable flowers in your stash, so why not have a rummage round and see what you can come up with by matching them to your stamped images. 

Here is a close up of the sunflower

And below is the image used in another card without the flower added.

You can purchase the image here at LOTV, I think he's the cutest .......

Thanks for stopping by my blog, I'll be back soon with another commissioned card, this time for a Priest.

Thursday, August 22, 2013


Hi everyone....This week at Charisma it's Team B's challenge!!


Any creation from any type of craft!!! 

As always we have some fantastic sponsors...


Krista has very kindly offered to sponsor this week one winner with a $10 Gift Certificateto her wonderful Etsy shop of some very beautiful Digi's!


winner 3 digital images of their choice from The Stamping Chef store


Who are offering 4 digis of the winners choice!

No DT card from me as it's team B's week, so I'll just wish everyone a Happy Bank Holiday weekend and hopefully the sun will shine at some point.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Ice Cream anyone?

This weeks challenge over at Charisma Cardz is
YEP that's right we either want to see Ice creams on your projects... or your favorite ice cream flavors in the way of combos (to qualify you must inc what flavor in your blog posts)
Any creation from any type of craft!!! 

As always we have some fantastic sponsors...

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).


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!!!

My DT inspiration for you this week was made with a PB image called Hot but Cool, First Edition sparkly papers, Heart border die from  Joy Crafts , LOTV sentiment and flower metal center and pearl from my stash.

Sorry my post is so late today but my Son had commandeered my laptop looking for a holiday.

Thanks for popping in, looking forward to seeing all your lovely creations for this week challenge.

Friday, August 09, 2013

Hello my crafty friends, thought I'd share this card that I made for a friend a few weeks ago. As you can see it's a 25th Anniversary and I decided to make a single side step card. Below are the materials I used....

Image  Mr & Mrs from LOTV
Pearlised card stock, Silver Mirri card, Crafts Too die, cirlcle and scalloped circle Nesties, X Cut border die, Marianne Creatables die set and Hearts. Metal corners from Wild Orchid Crafts and Ribbon and pearls from my stash. I'm pleased to say she was delighted with the card.

I hope you all have a great weekend, and as always a huge thank you for any comments you care to leave, I appreciate and read every one.

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Charisma Cardz challenge this week is STITCHING Real or Faux

Stitching!! (Real or Faux)

Any creation from any type of craft!!! 

As always we have some fantastic sponsors...


One lucky winner will receive 4 stamps or 1 stamp set.

Marker Pop
Marker Pop are a new sponsor of ours!! They are generously offering a $10 voucher for their online shop, be sure to pay them a visit!!

Team B have some wonderful creations to share for you inspiration just pop over to the challenge blog to see them, and don't forget you can visit each team member's blog for the full low down on how they were made. Don't forget to leave a comment if you visit.
No card from me this week ( I'm on Team A) but I'll be back later to share a couple I've done for orders recently.
Thanks for popping in

Thursday, August 01, 2013


Hello again !! this week at Charisma Cardz Carly would like to see some 

My DT card was made with Some Odd Girl image and  various bits and bobs from my stash. Not one of my better cards but I've been struggling the past 2 weeks with a chest infection and it has been affecting my crafty time. Hopefully my 3rd lot of antibiotics will either kill me or cure

This weeks sponsors are listed below.

Melissa from PINK CAT STUDIO!!!
 One lucky lady or guy!! hehe will win 5 Digital Stamps of there choice!! how fab is that!! 

Our Brand New Sponsor Bugaboo are giving this week's winner...

Super prizes again this week so come on lets see your CLOUD creations. I'll be popping by your blogs again to leave some comments on your entries. See you soon..........