torsdag 31. mai 2012

DT Dutch Dare Card Challenge: Pearls & swirls

It is thursday again and time for another challenge over at Dutch Dare Card Challenge. I want to thank all of you who played along with our sketch challenge last week. We had some lovely entries, and if you played along and are wondering if you are last weeks winner you got to check our challenge blog too;)

At the same time I want to remind you that there is a new challenge going on at Digi Doodle Shop as well.. Check that out here.

This time it is the lovely 
Karen's doodles that is this weeks challenge and we've got some fab digis to play around with!!



But first of all, this week's challenge is a Pearls & swirls challenge. There you go, nice and easy for you to enjoy and what a fab prize you have the chance to win;)

My project for this week's challenge is another card:



My recipe:
Pink and black bazill
DP from My minds eye: Blush
Buttons from Kort & Godt
Pearly swirls from Prima
Sentiment from Whimsy stamps
Diecuts: circles and scalloped circles
MS border punch
Edges distressed

My image is from Karen's doodles and is called Fairy Princess. She is coloured with these promarkers: blush, ivory, tan, dusky rose, baby pink, pale pink, umber, warm grey 5,3, pastel pink, ginger, sunflower, black, chestnut, walnut, cocoa, almond and ice grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog to see what my fabby teamies have made for this challenge too!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Crafts and me: Ribbon
Cooking it up with Katie: Celebrate, ribbon, diecut
Digistamps for joy: Cute as a button
I love promarkers: Use a digi
Ruby's Rainbow: Things with wings
Scrapbook Sisters: Anything Goes
The perfect sentiment: Anything goes with a sentiment
Sketch Saturday: Sketch
Fab n' Funky: Celebrations
Penny's Paper Crafty: Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp: Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments: Anything Goes
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Die Cuttin Divas: Anything Goes
Deep Ocean Challenge: Swirls
Going Grey with scrap creations: Fairies
Ladybug Crafts: Something with wings
Kaboodle Doodles: Anything Goes
Love to create: Add a sentiment

(gonna add them later today after work)

onsdag 30. mai 2012

K is for Keep it Simple

It is been yet another forthnight and it is wednesday again. That means that it is time for another challenge over at ABC Christmas Challenge. We have a lovely challenge for you this week as well as it is a Keep it Simple challenge. It simply means: KEEP IT SIMPLE!!!!

For this challenge I get to be the host, so I have my very first hosting debute at the ABC Christmas Challenge today!! That is very exiting for me!!! You got to check it out cause we also have some lovely guestdesigners this week: Sharon and Sue. You just got to see what they have in store for you too;) Please go visit their blogs and give them some love too;)

We have some lovely sponsors for you as well as we have the lovely:

Prize - a $10.00 Gift Certificate for Sweet Stamp Store
SweetStamps.com manufactures artistic rubber stamps on cling cushion for use with acrylic blocks. We carry a variety of stamping and paper crafting goodies like our own Shades dye inks, metal embossing plates, embossing folders, cutting & embossing dies (Cheery Lynn, Marianne, Joy! and Nellie's), fine detail embossing powders, specialty cardstock and vellum along with supplies for parchment crafting.

&

Prize is 2 stamps of winners choice.

My project for this challenge looks like this:


My recipe:
tan and blue bazill
DP from Maja Design Vintage Winter
Lace from Kort & Godt
Ribbon from Panduro
Pearls from Storyteller
Sentiment from LOTV
MS border snowflake punch
Diecuts: circle, scalloped circle, oval and lacey oval
Crushed velvet lily white flock
Stormy sky D.I
All edges distressed

My image is from Wild Rose Studio and is called Pickle with a gift. He's coloured with these promarkers: burgundy, crimson, poppy, china blue, cornflower, blue pearl, marsh green, moss, pear green, warm grey 5,3,2, ginger, amber, sunflower and ice grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to go have a look into our challenge blog to see what my fabolous teamies have made for this challenge. You really should buckle up and start on those christmas cards. This is a really fab opportunity to do so!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Sketch N' Stash: Sketch
Crafty Sentiments: Anything Goes
Die Cutting Divas: Anything Goes
Holly Jolly Christmas: Tweet Christmas (use birds) 
Ladybug and crafts Ink: Something with wings
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: Anything Goes
Kaboodle Doodles: Anything Goes
House of Gilli: Diecut/punches challenge
Love to Create: Add a sentiment
Cutie Pie Challenge: Diecuts and punches
Simon Says Stamp: Anything Goes

mandag 28. mai 2012

GDT Incy Wincy: Vintage

It is monday again and time for my final card for Incy Wincy. It has been such a great pleasure to guest design for their fabby team and I have really enjoyed every challenge!! If you played along with our last challenge, you should go check the challenge blog to see if you are our winner!!

We have a new and fabolous challenge for you this week as well as it is  VINTAGE!!! Isn't that great?? I have to say I do love vintage , although I do find it a bit challenging when I have to colour up an image for it;)

We have some lovely sponsors for this challenge as well as it is: 

and 


Ok so here is my project for this challenge:



My recipe:
cream, Kraft and purple bazill
DP from Pion and Melissa Frances
Pearls from storyteller
Flowers from WOC and Kort & Godt
Lace from Kort & Godt
Ribbon from WOC
Diecuts: circles and scalloped circles
Sentiment from Whimsy stamps
Distressed 

My image is from Wild Rose Studio and is called Kitty Picnic. She is coloured with these promarkers; blush, ivory, tan, dusky rose, baby pink, pale pink, cocoa, cinnamon, caramel, umber, warm grey 5,1, marsh green, moss, pear green, burgundy, crimson, china blue, cornflower, blue pearl, primrose, sandstone and ice grey 1.

I used a homemade cloud template to make the clouds with stormy sky distress ink.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into the challenge blog to see what the Incy DT has done for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Sketch and stash: Sketch
Make it monday: Anything goes
Sugar Creek Hollow: Vintage Fashion
Classy cards and stuff: Lace
Totally Papercrafts: Animals
Crafts and me: Flowers
Whimsy Stamps: Vintage/shabby chic
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: Anything Goes
Card and Scrap: Vintage

lørdag 26. mai 2012

DT Totally Gorjuss: Something new

It is saturday again and time for another challenge over at Totally Gorjuss. We had a lot of gorgeous entries for the charmed challenge, and if you are wondering if you are a winner, you gotta go check the challenge blog. Now we have a lovely and easy peasy challenge for you as well as it is a something new challenge. You can interpret it anyhow you like. Whether is is a new baby, house, job, or even some new craft stuff you have used for your new card project to join at our challenge! So easy peasy right?? Can't wait to see what you're going to make for this challenge!!

We have a lovely sponsor for you as well as it is:
Please go check their lovely store. I bet you'll find a lot of great crafting stuff over there;)

My project for this week's challenge is a card for my eldest girl who is turning 4 in june, hope you'll like it:


My recipe: 
yellow and green bazill
DP from My mind's eye: Howdy doody
Flowers from WOC
Pearl tree and fan from Kort & Godt
Pearls from storyteller
Cheesecloth
Sentiment from Norsk stempelblad

My image is my NEW thing and it is from the teddy Bo store. She's called and is coloured with these promarkers: ginger, sunflower, tulip yellow, marsh green, moss, pear green, dusky rose, baby pink, pale pink, china blue, cornflower, blue pearl, chestnut, cocoa, cinnamon and ice grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog and see what my talented teamies have made for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Fat pages and cards with attitude: Anything Goes
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Inspire me fridays: Anything Goes
Totallt Papercrafts: Animals
Aud sentiment: Any sentiment
Little Miss muffet: Anything Goes
Paper Craft Journey: Anything for kids
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge: Anything Goes
Teddy Bo Challenge: Sketch and DT Call

torsdag 24. mai 2012

DT Digi Doodle Shop Challenge: Let's go spotty!!

It is thursday again and time for team Ruth to play over at the Digi Doodle Shop Challenge. I want to say thank you to those of you who played along for our last challenge challenge theme: work related. So if you played along you will have to check into the challenge post to see if you are our winner or in our top 3 for that challenge!!

I also want to mention we've got a new and lovely  sketch challenge over at Dutch Dare Card if you want to join in that one.

Now we do have a new and lovely theme for you all, and this one is an easy peasy one... Especially if you have got some spots in your crafting materials;) I do love those spots and I tend to go overboard with a theme like that, but first of all I want to remind you of our fab prize. You can win a $ 10 over at the Digi Doodle Shop Store, and I must tell you... there are a lot of great images. It expands of a range between humourous themes to the seriously cute ones and vintage and nature. So it is something for everyone;)

Ok so to my card for this week's challenge. I went completely off chart and overboard and loaded my card with spots. There is even some spots in my image;) Here it is, I really hope you guys like it:





My recipe:
Brown and pink bazill, and kraft paper
DP from Bo Bunny and 7gypsies
Lace from Kort & Godt
Ribbon from Panduro
Flowers from WOC
Sentiment from Whimsy stamps
All edges distressed, some coloured with vintage photo D.I

My image is from the Digi Doodle Shop and is called Blowing bubbles. You can find her here under shop by tuype/style->people->children/babies. She is coloured with these promarkers: ivory, blush, tan, dusky rose, baby pink, pale pink, chestnut, cocoa, cinnamon, sandstone, primrose, umber, warm grey 5,3, denim blue, pastel blue and ice grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog and see what gorgeous projects my teamies have made for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Make it monday: Anything Goes
Sunday Sketch and stampp: Sketch
Creative Craft Challenges: Distressing
Passion for promarkers: Birthdays
Sweet stamps: Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: Anything Goes
Joanna Sheen Challenge: Birthdays

onsdag 23. mai 2012

J for Jingle Bells midway reminder @ ABC Christmas

It is wednesday again and we are in the middle of our J for Jingle challenge over at ABC Christmas challenge. We have some fabolous inspirational cards from my teamies for you as well. You still have the time to join in. The challenge closes the 29th of may,

Our fabolous sponsors are still Bugaboo  and I even managed to make a midway card for this one and I must confess I really am loving the jingle challenge. Although as much as I love those Bugaboo images, I made this card with a Mo Manning one;) Hope you'll like it:




My recipe:
red and white bazill
DP from Authentique
Ribbon from Panduro I think
The bell- unknown
crushed velvet lily white flock
Distressed with peeled paint D.I
Diecuts: scalloped circle, circle and a christmas tree die from Marianne design

My image is from Mo Manning and is called Ragged Angel. She is coloured with these promarkers: ivory, blush, tan, dusky rose, black, chestnut, walnut, cocoa, almond, burgundy, crimson, poppy, marsh green, moss, pear green and ice grey 1.

The weather is so lovely today so I am gonna add the details about my recipe later tonight if you want to come back to check it out.

I hope I've inspired you to take a look into our challenge blog and see the inspirational projects from my very talented teamies as well!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Bearly Mine: Anything Goes
Holly Jolly Christmas challenge: Anything goes plus ribbon
Ladybug Craft ink: Something with wings
Oldie but a goodie: Things with wings (patterned paper is at least 6 months old)
Sweet stamps: Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: Anything Goes
Sparkles Christmas Challenge: Christmas tree

tirsdag 22. mai 2012

DT Top Tip Tuesday: Dig out the old!!



It is tuesday again and finally time for another challenge over at Top Tip Tuesday. We had a lot of great entries for our Clean and Simple challenge. If you played along and are wondering if you are our challenge winner or in our top 3, you should go check out the challenge blog!!

We have a new exiting challenge for you this time and it is a dig out the old challenge. You should at least use something that is 6 months old or more and name it. It could be anything. I am a paper hoarder, and have a lot of papers that are more than 6 months old and other stuff too. I bet you guys have that too. So what are you waiting for?? Please play along with us!!

Janette is our fab host for this challenge and you should check her tutorial out as well. 

Our sponsors for this challenge is:


The lovely Emma from Sew Sweet is offering 1 lucky entrant a £ 10 voucher to spend in her yummy shop!!
Sew Sweet stocks a huge selection of Wool felt, buttons, ribbon, divine twine, handmade personalised gifts, findings and more. 




The very generous Ignacio from Nicecrane Designs is offering 1 lucky winner a $ 15 gift voucher to spend in his wonderful store

My project for this weeks challenge:



My recipe:
brown and cream bazill
DP from TPC studio Grandma's Attic (old papers, never used)
I used vintage fashion papers from Nicecrane designs as backing and a beautiful ladies image also from our sponsor Nicecrane designs. 
Lace from Kort & Godt
Crochet doily from Kort & Godt
Old roses from Kort & Godt
All edges are distressed. Some used vintage photo on.
I even crunched the photo to get an old effect on it.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog and see what my talented teamies have made for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Card and Scrap: Vintage
Sketch Saturday: Sketch
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: Anything Goes
Bearly Mine: Anything Goes

mandag 21. mai 2012

GDT Whoopsi Daisy: Shape it!!

It is monday again and time for another fabolous challenge over at Whoopsi Daisy. We had a lot of lovely entries for our Spring Colours challenge last week, and if you are wondering if you are our challenge winner, go check in the challenge post right away!!

This week we have a lovely challenge for you as it is a Shape it challenge!! That means we want to se shapes, and no plain squares or rectangles!!

You know the drill about the prize by now, but here goes: 1 sheet with lovely WD images if you are using one of your own images, or 2 sheets if you are using a WD image!! So what are you waiting for?? Let's get to it!!

My project for this weeks challenge looks like this:





I've used an apple template you can find here.

My recipe:
green bazill
DP from Prima
doily from Kutt ut
Ribbons from Panduro
Flowers from WOC
Yellow drops from Magnolia (Papirloftet)
Sentiment from Whimsy Stamps
Edges coloured with peeled paint D.I

My image is from sheet 180 and is coloured with these promarkers: ivory, blush, dusky rose, tan, marsh green, moss, pear green, ginger, sunflower, tulip yellow, pastel yellow, vanilla, cinnamon, sandstone, primrose and ice grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog and see what my talented teammates have made for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: Anything Goes
Hooked on Crafts: Flowers
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Corrosive Challenges: Flowers, doilies and bling
Joanna Sheen Challenge: Happy Birthday
OSAAT: ANything goes
Pile it On: Mix your scales
The Crafty Pad: Bingo: Ribbon, flowers and bling
Fairy Tale: Things with wings
Crafts 4 eternity: Wonderful wings

GDT Incy Wincy Designs: Kraft + one other colour

It is monday again and yet time for another one of my guest appearances at Incy Wincy designs. We have a new and lovely challenge for you this week as well as it is a Kraft + one other colour challenge. How hard can that be? Just use some of your Kraft stuff and make the decision for what other colour you should accompany that one with and there you have it!!

We have a lovely sponsor for you this week as well as it is the lovely Bugaboo

So here is my take on this weeks challenge:


My recipe:
pink and Kraft bazill
DP from Maja design & Kaiser scrapbook
Ribbon from Panduro
Flowers from WOC
MS butterfly punch
Pearls from Storyteller
Diecuts: rounded fence and macarena corner from Memory Box
Couture creation embosing folder
All edges distressed. Some coloured with vintage photo D.I

My image is one of my own from Bugaboo and is called Bbrat Ballerina. She's coloured with these promarkers: ivory, blush, tan, dusky rose, black, chestnut, walnut, cocoa, almond, baby pink, pale pink, ice grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to go have a look into the fab challenge blog and see what the awsome DT is up to!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Willow sketchie: Sketch
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: Anything Goes
Lawnscaping Challenge: Embossing
Tammy's Scrapin Corner: Show us your punches or dies
Paper Sundaes: Pretty in Pink
Robyn's Fetish: Anything Goes
Crafts 4 eternity: Wonderful wings
Fat Pages and cards with attitude: Butterflies and blooms

lørdag 19. mai 2012

DT Totally Gorjuss: Charmed

It is saturday again and time for another fabolous challenge over at Totally Gorjuss. We had a lot of gorgeous entries for our green and pink challenge, and if you played along and want to check if you won something then you'll have to check the challenge blog. 

We have a lovely sponsor for you this week as well as it is: Heathers Hobbie  Haven that has got some lovely products in her store. 

My project for this weeks challenge is a wedding card. My hubby's boss is getting married and hubby wanted me to make the lucky couple a card, so I did:




My recipe:
Cream bazill
DP from Pion design
doily from Kutt ut
Flowers from Kort & Gost
Charm from unknown
Pearls from Storyteller
Sentiment from Norsk stempelblad
All edges coloured with vintage photo D.I
Shapes: Scalloped heart and hearts

My image is from Kenny K and is called happy couple. It is coloured with these promarkers: ivory, blush, dusky rose, tan, umber, warm grey, 5,4,3, black, cool grey 5 and ice grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to take a look into our challenge blog and see the gorgeous projects my teamies have made for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges
Hotshot Crafts: Die cuts
Guylous Immability: hello doily
Inspire me fridays: Anything Goes
CRAFT Challenge: Easel card
Charisma Cardz challenges: Use metal charms
DRS Designs: Weddings/anniversarys
Shelly's Images: Anything goes
I love promarkers: Anything Goes
Whimsy Inspiration: Anything Goes
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Bunny Zoes Crafts: Anything Goes

torsdag 17. mai 2012

DT Dutch Dare Card Challenges: Shaped cards

It is thursday again and time for another challenge over at Dutch Dare Card Challenges!! Finally it is my week to play again!! We have a lovely challenge for you as the theme is shaped cards. So you can either draw shapes or use your dies to make an awsome card for this challenge and participate. That would be a lot of fun:))

That is not the only thing happening here today. In Norway it is National day today, and that means that there are going to be marches to music and all that belongs to it. A lot of fun for the kids, and good excuses to get those dresses out in the open. Not that the weather gods are with us. I have heard that it is going to rain all day today:( So as I am posting this challenge we're all off having loads of fun:)))

A bit later today there is also a new challenge over at Digi Doodle Shop!!

Our sponsor for this challenge is Di's Digis.

My card:


My recipe:
yellow bazill
DP from Prima
Flowers from WOC
Pearls from storyteller
sentiment from Whimsy stamps
All edges coloured with peeled paint D.I
Charm from Kutt ut
shapes: circles and scalloped circles

My image is from Di's Digis and is actually a prize I have won in a challenge sometime ago. It is called Little Lou with duck. She is coloured with these promarkers: ivory, blush, tan, dusky rose, ginger, sunflower, tulip yellow, marsh green, moss, pear green, amber, black, chestnut, walnut, cocoa, almond and ice grey 1.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge blog and see what my teamies have made for this challenge.

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
I love promarkers: Anything Goes
Just keep on creating: Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter: Birthday Card with a sentiment
Truly Scrumptious: Anything Goes
Whimsy Inspiration: Anything Goes
Sundays with Chrissy: Things with wings
Bearly Mine: Dies
Die Cutting Divas: Flowers

onsdag 16. mai 2012

J for Jingle Bells

It is wednesday and finally time for my first card for the ABC Christmas challenge. Have waited patiently to go live with this one. So fun to be making christmas cards. Maybe I'll get in time with my cards for Christmas. That would be a nice change;) I want to thank the team again for choosing me to be a part of this awsome DT!! 

There were some lovely entries for the I for Icy challenge. If you played along and want to check if you are our challenge winner, you'll have to visit our challenge blog to find that out!! I had a blast looking at all the gorgeous icy entries for that challenge!!

We have another fabolous challenge this round too as it is J for Jingle Bells;) Our host for this lovely challenge is Samantha!! 

We have a lovely sponsor as well:

Prize

I found out that I didn't have the bell charm I was hoping for, and the crafting boutique I visited earlier today didn't have that either. So I went ahead and searched for a digital freebie and I think it turned out quite nicely. So without further rambling, here is my card:


You can also see my card at the Bugaboo Blog!!
My recipe:
brown and blue bazill
DP from Maja design vintage winter
Lace from Woo
MS border snowflake punch
Sentiment from LOTV
Snowflakes unknown
The bell image is a freebie from Bits and Bobs found here
All edges are distressed

My image is from our lovely sponsor Bugaboo and is called Winter birds sled. He's coloured with these promarkers: ginger, sunflower, tulip yellow, burgundy, crimson, umber, warm grey, 5,3, china blue, cornflower, blue pearl, denim blue, pastel blue and ice grey 1.

The bell image is coloured with these promarkers: marsh green, moss, pear green, burgundy, crimson, poppy, ginger, sunflower and tulip yellow.

Now I hope I've inspired you to have a look into our challenge  blog to see what awsome projects my fabby teammates have made for this challenge!!

I'll deliver for these challenges:
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Hanna and friends: Sketch
Forever friends: Use 2 images
Paper Sundaes: Things with wings
Craft your days away: All Creatures great or small
Fairy Tale: Things with wings
Inspire me fridays: Anything Goes
Glitter Geeks: Wings and things
(I'll go ahead and enter the challenges when I get home from work)