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Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Crafters Companion Challenge

Crafters Companion Challenge.....


Hi everyone, I had one of those days yesterday firstly I spilled glitter everywhere and I mean everywhere but looking on the bright side everything twinkling and sparkling (even my hubby lol) then this happened when I tried to cut a length of chain :(



Never mind today's another day as they say.

It's Challenge time over at Crafters Companion  and the theme
this time is "MASCULINE" and this is my DT card 




To make this card I've used the following :-

6x6 cream scalloped card, Core'dinations, string, flat back pearls, eyelets.
And the cute image, sentiment and fab papers are from the new Inspiration Magazine 


Huge Hugz, 
Lorraine
xXx

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges :-







Sunday, 28 April 2013

Hobbycutz Challenge #5

Hobbycutz Mothers Day Challenge


Hi everyone, It's challenge time again over at Hobbycutz and the challenge theme this time is "MothersDay" 
and this is my DT card that I made for the challenge.





To make this card I've used the following :-

White 6x6 scalloped card, yellow Core'dinations, silver mirri, 2 fabulous wooden heart 
embellishments from Hobbycutz, white paint, hunkydory glitter, glossy accents and 
flat back pearls.
The beautiful Black Eyed Susan corners are from Floppy Latte and they were coloured using
 my spectrum noirs, I then added some glossy accents to the leaves to give a little 
dimension. 
The verse was one from my stash.


Our fabulous sponsor for this challenge is 



Huge Hugs, Lorraine xxx


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges :-






Saturday, 27 April 2013

Sweet Petite....

Sweet Petite....


Hi everyone, I hope you are all having a fab weekend :) I'm off out shopping again today but this time it's the dreaded food shop *big sigh* but I suppose that my fridge and cupboards won't fill themselves will they lol. So today's post is going to have to be a quick one I'm afraid.






To make this card I've used the following :-
5x5 white scalloped card, Core'dinations, Lucy Cromwell Design Stax papers,
Pink polka dot grosgrain ribbon, mulberry paper blooms from WOC, ivory 
 flat back pearls, bling gem, whimsy corner die, and LOTV sentiment.





This supercute image is a Sylvia Zett stamp called "Wee Love You Bunches"
and I've coloured her using my Spectrum Noirs and added a touch of glossy
accents to the flowers to give a little more definition.


Huge
Hugz
  Lorraine
xXx


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges :-




Thursday, 25 April 2013

Time For A Cutie

Time For A Cutie...


Hi everyone,  hope you are all enjoying the warmer weather, well I managed to tidy my garden a little but I still have quite a way to go so lets just say it's an ongoing project lol.
Today's post is a card that I made using a LOTV stamp called "Bunches Of Love" I thought that after my Kenny K post it was time to make a cutie and so here it is....


To make this card I've used the following :-

6x6 white scalloped card, Core'dinations, silver mirri, Papermania's Lucy Cromwell DP,
pink satin ribbon, pink silk ribbon, mulberry paper roses, cherry blossom, rosebuds &
gypsophila from WOC as was the large ivory fancy pearl,the pink flat backed pearls and
silver rose charm (which I've had for more than a year) were from my own crafty little stash.



The image is from LOTV and is called "Bunches Of Love" and I've 
coloured this little cutie with my Spectrum Noir.


Well that's all from me for the moment, I'm off out to my Mam & Dads today and 
my Mam and me are going shopping, so I'll catch you all later.

Huge
Hugz
 Lorraine 
xXx


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges :-







Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Kenny K

Lady Raven's In The Pink


Good morning everyone, I'm sorry that I've not been around very much these past few days, I've been doing my spring cleaning which I still haven't finished so this is going to be quick post today.




To make this card I've use the following :-
Black card, hot pink roses card, acid lime green DP, black satin ribbon,
black organza ribbon, silver mirri, jeweled ribbon slider, AB crystals and
glossy accents.




The fab image is Kenny K's "Lady Raven" and I've coloured her using
my Spectrum Noir and I've added some glossy accents to her eyes, 
lips and boots. 
The flower was made using black organza ribbon and a AB crystal.


I hope that you like her, I'm off now to try and get some
 weeding done while the weather's fine and start to get the garden
 ready for the the summer.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges :-



Huge 
Hugs
Lorraine
xXx



Thursday, 18 April 2013

One For The Boys...

One For The Boys....


Hi everyone, today's post is a card that I made using some of the freebies from the new Crafters Companion Inspiration Magazine which is just crammed full of fabulous projects and comes with £35 worth of freebies woohoo, which include a fabulous CD Rom, embossing folder, papers and toppers not to mention a kit to make a gorgeous bracelet.



To make this card I've used the following :-

A white 6x6 card, core'dinations, silver mirri, craft card, garden twine, wheelbarrow charm,
green pearls &  busy bee ribbon from my stash.
The super cute image is just one of the free toppers you get with this fab magazine, so too is
the gorgeous design paper.

Why not pop over to the Crafters Companion website to check out this fabulous magazine, 
but better be quick because they're selling like hot cakes..


I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges :-




Huge 
Hugs
Lorraine
xXx




Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Faerie Poppets & Angel Whispers Sneaky Peek # 2

Sneaky Peek # 2...

Good morning everyone, today's post is another sneaky peek of the Gorgeous Faerie Poppets/Angel Whispers from Crafters Companion which is going to be launched on Friday 19th April. 



To make this easel card I've used the following :- 

white 8x8 scalloped card, silver mirri, aqua blue core'dinations,
white lace, ivory organza ribbon, blue polka dot grosgrain ribbon,
mulberry cottage roses, 15mm roses,10mm roses, rosebuds and pearl
stamens, stardust stickles and AB crystals.
The beautiful image, design papers and sentiment are from the CD Roms.


I hope you're as excited about this stunning brand new launch as I am.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges :-




Huge
Hugz
Lorraine 
xXx






Sunday, 14 April 2013

Monochrome....

Hobbycutz Monochrome Challenge...


Good Morning everyone, Well it's challenge time again over at Hobbycutz and the challenge theme this time is   "Monochrome" 

And this is my Monochrome DT card

        


To make this card I've use the following :-
Black A5 card, silver mirri, Kanban patterned card,Black organza ribbon,
small flower punch, chrome pearls, glossy accents, chrome card candy, and 
2 wooden lasercut hearts from Hobbycutz which I've inked up with white and black ink.
The fabulous image is "Lady Raven" from Kenny K Downloads which I've coloured using
spectrum noir and I've also added glossy accents to her lips, eyes and her fab kinky boots.




Our fabulous sponsors for this challenge are



The winner will receive 3 KennyK Digi stamps
2nd and 3rd prizes are a voucher for £7.50 to spend at Hobbycutz
There will be an additional £5 voucher for anyone using a Hobbycutz product too.

 So if you would like some more inspiration then why not check out
 what the other DT girls have created.

Huge Hugz,
Lorraine 
xXx







                                                              









                                                      


Saturday, 13 April 2013

Blog Candy Winner

Blog Candy Winner...


Hi everyone, I just want to say hello to all my new followers and thank you all for taking the time to check out my blog and also for all the lovely comments you leave me, I really do appreciate each and everyone of them. I really can't believe that I have reached my 200 followers and of course that means it's now time for a  winner to be chosen.

                                                  And the winner is.....

                                                           119

                                                   Shelagh McCarthy


Congratulations Shelagh and if you can let me know your details I can get your candy posted out to you hun.


                                                       Huge Hugz,
                                                         Lorraine
                                                           xXx 
Friday, 12 April 2013

Faerie Poppets Sneaky Peek

Faerie Poppets Sneaky Peek.


Hi everyone,  I have another sneaky peek for you today, Crafters Companion are launching a brand new Pick Of The Week on Create and Craft, it's a fabulous set of two new CD Roms called Faerie Poppets and Angel Whispers which have the most amazingly beautiful Faerie and Angel toppers, papers and embellishments plus lots and lots of other gorgeous things of which there are too many to mention. There are also some Faerie Poppets stamps too.




To make this card I've used the following :-

White scalloped A5 card, yellow core'dinations, silver mirri,design papers from the 
Faerie Poppets CD Rom, yellow grosgrain ribbon and ivory pearls.





And this is one of the beautiful Faerie Poppets stamps which I coloured 
using my Spectrum Noir pens and I've also added a little hunkydory glitter 
to her wings.

This beautiful brand new Faerie Poppets and Angel whispers CD Rom 
and the Faerie Poppets stamps are launching as the Pick of the Day on 
Friday the 19th April. 



Huge Hugz,
Lorraine,
xXx







Thursday, 4 April 2013

Angelica's Such A Sweetie...

Angelica's Such A Sweetie....


Good Morning everyone, This is going to be rather a quick post from me today before I head out shopping, not crafty shopping which I love but the dreaded grocery shop :(  my cupboards are looking a lot like Old Mother Hubbards and I can't remember when my fridge looked so sad and empty lol.

Today's post is Cute little Angelica from Crafters Companion, I absolutely adore these sweet images and the CD Rom and Hunkydory kits are a joy to use and make it so easy to create pretty cards




To make this card I have used the following :-

6x6 white scalloped card, gold pearl card, gold mirri, ivory satin & organza ribbon,
gold heart satin ribbon, gold beads, ivory pearls, silver beadcap, champagne coloured 
blingy gem, mulberry blooms, roses & rosebuds and a champagne coloured heart 
embellishment that I made a little while ago.
The gorgeous Angelica image, sentiment and beautiful design papers are from the
Angelica And Friends CD Rom from Crafters Companion.



I've added a little Hunkdory glitter to Angelica's wings and also some glossy accents
to the blooms in her hair and also those around her.



This is a close up of the beautiful heart ribbon, I just wish I could remember where
I bought this, I would really love some more of it.

Huge Hugz,
Lorraine
xXx


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges :-











Tuesday, 2 April 2013

One of my Favorites...

One of my favorites...

Hi everyone, I hope that you all had a fabulous Easter weekend, ours was lovely and even the sun shone...it's seems like such a long long time since we last saw some doesn't it?

Well for today's post I've coloured up one of my favorite stamps and just like the sun it seems like such a long time since I last coloured one of my Magnolia Tilda stamps.





To make this card I have used the following :-

White scalloped 6x6 card, blue core'dinations, forever friends Design papers,
pink satin ribbon, pink silk ribbon, martha stewart doily punch, mulberry paper
blooms, roses, rosebuds and leaves, ivory pearls, hunkydory glitter, pink bling 
gem and a pink heart embellishment that I made.
To colour this Magnolia Tilda image I've used Spectrum Noir (but because I haven't got
the full range of pens I've also used my Promarkers and Flexmarkers too.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges :-




Huge Hugz,
Lorraine
xXx