Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Halloween, Lace & Black Pearls

Hi everyone,
I hope your week is going well.
I can't believe it's October already....where did September go!

I'm starting off the month with a post for 2 DT entries.

A new challenge for The Paper Shelter starts today with the theme...Pearls.
and we are lucky enough to have them as our sponsor at Fab'n'Funky this week as well where the theme is "Halloween"


I've used the fabulous new digi by The Paper Shelter called 
The Witching Hour which can be found here.

Coloured with Copics
Skin: E000, E00, E11, E21, R20
Cloak: V000, V01, V04, V06, V09
Hair & Rose: W9, W7, W6, W5
Skull & Ghost: C00, C1, C2
Leaves: G82, G40
Serpent: E50, E51, E53, E55

DP - Graphic 45 An Eerie Tale
Black Pearls - Prima
Sentiment:  Martha Stewart

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Thanks for stopping by today,
I do hope you get time to play along with us at both challenges this week.
Hugs,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Christmas at Fab'n'Funky

Good day everyone,

The temp outside is 22 deg.C but inside we're preparing for Christmas
...cards that is!

Our new challenge at 

is
Christmas

Our sponsor is the wonderful


They generously supplied us with our digis this week and I choose
"Holly Stag" which can be found here.  
 I also used the sentiment that you will see on the inside.


 I used my new MB Pine Needle Border die on the top.
Silver bands and ribbon are Webster's Pages
Rhinestones are from Recollections
Silk ribbon is from Stamp Simple Ribbon Store
Sentiment:  LOTV
DP is by Nit-Wit available at Lili of The Valley - Winter Wishes

Here is a photo of the inside where I used one of the sentiments that are included in the  Holly Stag set.



I would like to enter the following challenges:
Merry Monday Christmas Challenge - Bingo (die cut, ribbon, kraft)
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge - Ribbons or Lace
Winter Wonderland - Use Two Ribbons

Thanks for stopping by today.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Monday, 22 September 2014

Feathered Friends

Happy Monday everyone,

I hope you had a good weekend.

Cold temps today for us but we should enjoy a little Indian Summer by mid-week.
I've a lot of craft work ahead of me so you just might see more of me this month and next.

...starting off with a card made using the gorgeous Sisterhood by AuroraWings.
  This beauty was a freebie generously supplied on their FB page a few weeks ago. Thank you Mitzi 
I was inspired by a picture shared by our DIL this summer. 
 It was of a flock of owls perched in a tree above the cottage...so cool.




I got to play with my new SB Feather die, cutting a set out of grey felt and pink crepe paper.
Card Frame made by using Martha Stewart Double Loops punch.
Image mounted on silver mesh from Recollections then onto SB Lattice Rectangles
Flower from WOC
Adhesive Rhinestones - Recollections 

Copics
Face:  E11, E21,E00, E000, E04, R11
Eyes: YR24, E15
Hair & Owls:   C5, C4, C3, C2, C1, C00, W2
Flowers: R89, R85, R83, R81

I would like to enter the following challenges:
ABC Challenge Tic, Tac, Toe  - Doily, Gems, Die cuts
Robyn's Fetish Challenge #230 - Use a Die Cut or Punch

Thanks for stopping by today.
hugs,
Pat K xx




Wednesday, 17 September 2014

TPS Fantasy Pet

Good morning all,
I'm back again as promised with my post for


Today starts a new challenge with the theme
Ribbons, Floss or Twine

I've chosen the very pretty "My Fantasy Pet" for my card today. 
  She can be found here.

I've used a flower ribbon from Making Memories Chloe's Closet
The buttons are also from the same collection.
Twine was given to me by a friend.


Marianne Creatables LR0277 die used.
StampinUp Square Lattice embossing folder
DP - S.E.I.Mimosa

Coloured with Copics
Hair:  W9, 7, 5, 4
Dress:  R39, 29, 27, 22
Gold:  YG24, 23, Y15
Dragon: BG13,B15, B00, G85, G82, YG13 G40


As always there is a wonderful prize for the winner this week 
so I hope you can join us.
...and don't forget, there is a DT Call happening right now.  
You can check it out here.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Marianne Designs Challenge #2 - Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge #78 - Shades of Autumn 

Many thanks for stopping by and leaving your wonderful comments..they really do encourage me.
hugs,
Pat K x

Challenge #229 - Fab'n'Funky

Welcome everyone,

I hope your week is going well.

Summer sure has given way to let Fall have a head start this week.  
Below norm temps and rain is in the forecast....
a great time to get some crafting done.

I have 2 post for you today, the first one is for

where I am the host this week and have chosen
"Show Us a Number
as the theme.

Our sponsor is the fabulous
who generously supplied us with our choice of digis to play with.


I used "Crosswords/Word Search" for my card today.
This cute image can be found here.
The number 7 is part of the Mini Set - Cupcake Numbers that can be found here.


Coloured with Copics
Spellbinders A2 Scalloped Borders Two die
Flowers cut using SB Rose Creations Die
Pegaboo flowers added to the top
StampinUp Leaf punch

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #228

Hi everyone,
Today starts a new Challenge at 

and our lovely Ciska has chosen the theme:

Cute as a Button


We are sponsored by the fabulous

who have generously supplied us with our images today.
I chose to colour the adorable
Autumns Memoir which can be found here.


Not a very good picture I'm afraid...the buttons and frame are actually mauve
..not sure why they are blue in the photo..hmmm!

 Details:
MB Gentle Leaf
Martha Stewart Button punch
SB Grand Circles Die
SB Grand Decorative Circles One
DP - Doodlebug Designs

We'd love it if you could play along with us this week...show us your buttons!


Thanks for stopping by and I really do appreciate your comments.
hugs,
Pat K x

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

DT Call - TPS

Hi everyone,
Just popping by today to tell you there is a 
DT Call going on right now at 




The closing date is midnight September 19 UK time so you still have lots of time to apply.

Please check out The Paper Shelter for all the important information.

Hugs,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Oh what a Knight...!!

Hi folks,
I'm back again as promised with my 2nd post for today.

This time I would like to tell you about the new challenge starting at
with a fun theme...Stars and or Hearts

I've been wanting to colour this image Brave and Cute Knight  as soon as it came available
and thought this is the perfect time because to me he is a little star....and so darn cute!




 Details:
 Coloured with Copics
Sizzix Stars #2 Die
HB sentiment - MFT Big Greetings stamp set
DP - Simple Stories 24/Seven
Cosmo Cricket Circa 1934


I carried the star theme on the inside.

We'd love it if you could play along with us this week. 
If you use a TPS image you can win a $30 voucher to spend in the store
 or if you use another image you can win 3 images of your choice.



 I would like to enter the following challenges:
Cards Galore Encore Challenge #9
Sisters of Craft September Challenge
Fan-Tastic Tuesday Challenge #51

Thanks for stopping by and your lovely comments are always appreciated.
hugs,
Pat K xx