Sunday, November 4, 2012

Pink & Aqua Birthday Card

Here is my latest card for DownUnder Direct.  I finally managed to get the Bitty Blossoms die and I must say I'm loving making flowers using it.  They are so easy and very effective.  


For the complete list of products used head over to DownUnder Direct Inspirations.
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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Christmas Joy

Here is my latest card for DownUnder Direct. The die is Venetian Accents and although not a Christmas die works very well for elegant Christmas themed projects.   


For the complete list of products used visit DownUnder Direct Inspirations
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Monday, October 15, 2012

CCAYR Mid Month Inspiration

Here are a couple of cards I made for mid month inspiration over at Christmas Cards All Year 'Round.
Our  challenge theme is to use a traditional Christmas image with non traditional colours or traditional colours and a non traditional image.

For the first card I've used Wreath Sketch from The Artful Stamper




Not sure what this second image is called but it is from Stamp It.


Head over to CCAYR to see what the other DT members have come up with.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian friends.  

Here is a Thanksgiving card I made for the latest challenge over at Platypus Creek Digitals.

The theme this fortnight is "Be Thankful"


I've used two of the newest Platypus Creek digi images Pilgrim Noah and Pilgrim Ella.

Be sure to head over and check out the creations from the rest of the Design Team.
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Marvellous Squares

Here are a couple of cards I made for DownUnder Direct using the new Spellbinder die Marvellous Squares.  On the first card I've used sections of the die cut out.  On the second card I've simply embossed my chosen sections for an elegant embossed frame.   




For the complete list of materials used visit DownUnder Direct Inspirations.



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Monday, October 1, 2012

CCAYR October Challenge

Wow it has certainly been awhile since I last posted.  Now that I've got my feet on the ground at my my new job, I should find more time to craft and psot on my blogs.

It's challenge time once again over at Christmas Cards All Year 'Round.  This month the challenge is:


Create a card using a non traditional image with traditional Christmas colours

 OR 

 Create a card with a traditional Christmas image using non traditional colours.

Here is my card using Wreath Sketch from The Artful Stamper and the non traditional colours of coral and green.


I've stamped the image with Memento ink and coloured with Copics.

The wording is a SRM sticker.  The trim I found at Spotlight last week.

Do head over to the blog and check out the other creations from the DT.

Thanks for stopping by today.



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Monday, September 3, 2012

CCAYR September Challenge

It's challenge time again over at Christmas cards All Year 'Round and this month the theme of our challenge is "Christmas Presents" 
A nice simple one this month, just include a present on your project. 
 As an optional extra keeping with the present theme add a ribbon and/or bow to your card.

Here are my cards:



For my cards I"ve used two of the newest Spellbinder dies - 2012 Holiday Tree and Frosty Forms.
The greeting is an SRM sticker.  The printed papers are scraps from my stash.

Be sure to head over to the CCAYR blog and check out what the rest of the DT have created this month. 

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Sunday, September 2, 2012

Holiday Tree Cards

Good morning all.  I'm running a little behind this week so will hopefully get a couple of posts here today.

Here are a couple of cards I made for DownUnder Direct.  I've used the same die for both cards and as you can see  have created two very different projects.



For the complete list of products used for both cards, head over to DownUnder Direct Inspirations.
  
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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Butterfly Magic Card

Here is another project I made for DownUnder Direct.  I've once again used the new Spellbinder die - Butterfly Magic.



For the complete list of products used head over to DownUnder Direct Inspirations.
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Saturday, August 25, 2012

Cameo Card

Here is my latest project for DownUnder Direct.  I've had these little cameo buttons for years so was very pleased to finally use them.  The new Jewel Framed Sentiments was the perfect partner.   


For the complete list of products used head over to DownUnder Direct Inspirations.
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Friday, August 24, 2012

Fireplace Cutting File

Good morning everyone.  Today I have a project using my latest cut file release - Fireplace.


I've created a card base in ecal and then cut it out using my Sizzix Eclips. 

I've applied some Liquid Applique to the tops of the stockings with a little Crystal glitter.  I've cut the flames from orange cardstock and Jac Paper and placed the Jac paper cut out over the cardstock cut out.  I've added some Art Institute Pumpkin glitter to the Jac paper and sprayed with a fixative.
The greeting is a SRM sticker.

The file will be available on the website as well as Cut & Create later today. 
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Monday, August 20, 2012

Gingerbread Cutting File

Hello everyone. Today I have some projects to share using my newest cutting file release.




This first project also uses the freebie file "Treat Box" which is available over on the blog.


For the second project I used the card and one of the single gingerbread men.



For this final project I made a wrap for a Yankee Candle Jar Candle.

To make a reusable wrap simply attach some pieces of adhesive velcro to the ends.

For more projects head over to the blog and and see what the other DT members have created. 


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Saturday, August 18, 2012

Coffin Treat Box 2

Here is another Treat Box that I made using my newest cut file "Coffin Box"


The image "Vamp Christian" is from Simply Betty.   The image as well as many more SBS stamps are  available for sale in my webshop.

The image has been stamped onto Xpress It blender card and coloured with Copics.

The card stock used is Bazzill.

Thanks for stopping by today.
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Friday, August 17, 2012

Haunted House Cut File

This is my second post today.  Please scroll down for more cutting files.

Here is the haunted house cut file:


I cut this quite large as the web overlays are very intricate.  I've add some rub ons and a pumpkin sticker and that's about all.

Thanks for looking. 


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Spooky Cutting Files

Good morning all. Today I have two projects to share using the newly released cutting files at Platypus Creek Digitals. There are three files being released today- A Coffin Treat Box, Coffin Card and a Haunted House.


Coffin Card


Treat Box

I'll be back later with a sample using The Haunted House.

All files will be available for purchase today on the website.

Head over to the blog to see what the other DT members have created.

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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Cute Kids Halloween Day 2

It's day 2 of our Cute Kids Halloween release over at Platypus Creek Digitals.  Today we are introducing Vampire Noah and Witch Josie.  These little cuties as well as the two from yesterday are now available for purchase on the website.



The ghost frame is a free cut file available from the blog.

Thanks for stopping by today.  Tomorrow I will be sharing some creepy fun with some new cutting files.

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Candy Cane Oliver

Here is my card for the mid month inspiration over at Christmas Cards All Year 'Round. Our monthly challenge theme for August is Kids Christmas.

I've printed Candy Cane Oliver onto Express It blender card and coloured with Copics.  i've embossed the fawn coloured cardstock using the Candy Cane embossing Folder from Craft Concepts.  The printed paper is a Karen Foster design.

Candy cane Oliver is available for purchase from Platypus Creek Digitals.

We have a guest designer joining us at CCAYR so be sure to check out her designs as well as a couple from our DT members. 

Thanks for stopping by today.


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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Cute Kids Halloween

Good morning all.  It's release day at Platypus Creek Digitals and today we have two of four new Halloween images to share with you.

Introducing Zombie Oliver and Pumpkin Girl Ella:


For Zombie Oliver I've printed the image onto Express It blender card and coloured with Copics.  The paper is from the Bazzill Spooky & Kooky 12 x 12 paper pack.
The spider is table confetti and the little skull is from a bracelet I found at a Cosmetic shop the other day.  The chipboard wording I picked up in the US a few years ago.


For this card I've also printed onto the blender card and coloured with Copics.  I've embossed the outer frame and background card with my spider web Cuttlebug folder.  The pumpkins are one of my cutting files "Jack-O-Lanterns".  The bats are from my cutting file set "Bat Set" The leaves are from my "Pumpkin Card" cutting file.
I've used Art Institute Glitter-Pumpkin and Black. 
The cutting files are available for purchase on the website.  The images will be available from tomorrow.

I'll be back again tomorrow with another two images.

Thanks for stopping by today.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Challenge 13 - Back To School

It's challenge time once again over at Platypus Creek Digitals and the theme this week is "Back To School"


For my card I used one of the images released for the back to school release here in Australia earlier this year - "An Apple For Teacher"

The wording is also a Platypus Creek Digitals image. The black board was a freebie from Tiddly Inks.  

I've coloured the image with Copics.  The paper and pencils embellishment are from my stash.

Be sure to head over to the blog and check out what the rest of the DT have created.
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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Butterfly Magic

Here is my latest project I created for DownUnder Direct using the new Spellbinder Expandable Patterns Die - Butterfly Magic.  .  

This would make a lovely addition to an outdoor BBQ and as it is quite a quick project to make you could have a number of these scattered around the garden.



For the complete list of products used visit DownUnder Direct Inspirations.
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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Christmas Cards All Year 'Round August Challenge

It's challenge time once again over at Christmas Cards All Year 'Round and this month Platypus Creek Digitals is the sponsor. 
The theme this month is "Kids Christmas" -make a card suitable to gve a child. 
Here are my cards using the newest Cute Kids images now available for purchase from Platypus Creek Digitals.




All images have been printed onto X Press It blender card and coloured with Copics.

Most of the printed papers are from Bo Bunny (older ranges) with the exception of the dotty paper which is an older range from KI Memories.

The top two wordings are SRM stickers and the "Elf Christmas" wording is a new Platypus Creek Design now available on the website.

Thanks for stopping by today.  Be sure to head over to CCAYR and check out the rest of the samples from the Design Team.

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Summer Fun

Here is my latest project for DownUnder Direct.  


For a complete list of materials used head over to DownUnder Direct Inspirations
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Monday, July 30, 2012

Christmas Poinsettia-PCD Challenge 12

It's challenge time at Platypus Creek Digitals and this week we are combining a new release Christmas image with our challenge-Traditional Christmas.


For my card I've used the new image -"poinsettia"  I've printed the image onto X Press It blender and coloured with Copics.  The paper is from an 8 x 8 Kaisercraft paper pad December 25th.  The ribbon is also Kaisercraft and the brads are Bazzill.
The "Happy Holidays" wording is a SRM sticker.

The poinsettia image is now available for purchase on the website.

We are also having a Design Team call for Platypus Creek Digitals.  We have two vacant positions on the DT that we would like to fill.  Info on how to apply is over on the blog.  

Thanks for stopping by today.  Be sure to head over to the blog and check out the creations from the rest of the Design Team.

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Sunday, July 29, 2012

Cute Kids Christmas Day 2

Hello everyone.  I'm a little late posting this.  It's been a bit hectic here of late.  

Here are my cards for day two of the cute kids release over at Platypus Creek Digitals.

Today's images are Elf Noah and Winter Ella.   



Both images are now available for purchase on the website.

Be sure to head over to the blog and see what the rest of the DT have created.

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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Cute Kids Christmas

It's Christmas in July at Platypus Creek Digitals and this week we are previewing four new Christmas designs from the Cute Kids range.

Today we have Candy Cane Oliver and Christmas Josie.




We will be back tomorrow with another two images.  Be sure to head over to the blog and check out what the rest of the DT have created.  

Today's images will be available on the website from tomorrow.
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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Enjoy The Moments

Hello everyone. I didn't realise it had been so long since I posted. I'll have to try to do better. 

 Here is my latest project for DownUnder Direct. This week we are featuring Christmas projects so be sure to head over and check out the wonderful creations the Design Team have made.



For the complete list of products used head over to DownUnder Direct Inspirations.

Thanks for stopping by today. 
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Friday, July 6, 2012

Summer Ella & Oliver

Morning everyone.  Today I have two little cuties from the Cute Kids range to introduce to you all.
Meet Summer Ella and Summer Oliver...

Both these images are now available for purchase over on my digi website.



Both images have been printed onto Xpress It  blender card and coloured with Copics.

The printed paper is an old range from Bo Bunny.  All other card stock is Bazzill.  The embellishments have been in my stash for ages.

Head over to Platypus Creek Digitals and check out some more samples from the Design Team.

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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Summer Themed Note Cards

Ok, so it's middle of winter here in Australia but I thought why not warm things up a bit and release some new summer files.  For the next two days we will be sharing some new digis and cutting files over at Platypus Creek Digitals.

Here is a set of quick note cards I made using the new image- Summer Icons




My favourite is the Sandcastle 


Be sure to head over to the blog and see what some of the other DT members have created.

Both files are available for purchase on my digi website.

I'll be back tomorrow with some more images.


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Monday, July 2, 2012

Buttons & Bows Challenge

This is my second post today.  Please scroll down for the latest DownUnder Direct project.

It's challlenge time once again over at Platypus Creek Digitals.  This week the challenge theme is Buttons & Bows.
You must use at least 3 buttons & 1 bow on your project. 

Here is my card using "Spotty Flower" from the digi set "Flower Set"


The image has been printed onto X Press It blender card and coloured with Copics.  The paper is from a KI Memories 8 x 8 paper pad.
Ribbon and buttons are from my stash.

This week I also have a freebie digi set available.

Here is a card I made using one of the images:


You can access the download link over on the blog.

Be sure to check out the designs from the rest of the Design Team.


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Divinely Sweet Cards

Here is my latest project for DownUnder Direct.  I've created a set of fun and funky quick cards using papers and card from the Bazzill Divinely Sweet Collection.










For the complete list of products used head over to DownUnder Direct Inspirations
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