Thursday, December 15, 2011

Snow Way 2 Keep Warm


Good morning all of you fabulous crafters :)
I hope you are all having a fantastic day.

I loved this stamp from the Paper Shelter that I just had to create another design with her :)




I had a hard time deciding what colour the kitten should be lol
I thought the grey would match her boots.




I had HEAPS of fun putting this design together and I am really happy with the way it turned out.




I had trouble getting the pearls to stick & stay on the ribbon lol.
I ended up having to use glue which worked out real well.




As mentioned in my last post I am making a personal challenge to myself (well a New Year Resolution really) to use at least two old items from my stash on each new design I create.  I have a bad habit of using all my new supplies & before I know it the older items get lost & hardly never to be seen again lol.  For this one the ribbon & bell charm are from my 'oldie stash'.




Decorating the inside of the card was just as much fun :)




The two buttons used to create the snowflake are from my 'oldies stash' too.  Do you remember about over 5 years ago when shaped/themed buttons became a huge trend?  Well, I sort of splashed out on them & now I have nearly a whole drawer full of them.  Hardly ever used!



Well thats it my lovelies.  What do you think?
Please feel free to leave a comment with your thoughts :)

I wouldn't be me if I didn't enter my design into a challenge or two :)

Cupcake Craft #172 - Don't look at the light
Incy Wincy #124 - Christmas & Brads x
Pollycraft #120 - Christmas Fun
There's Magic in the Air - Winter Fun with Bling
Papertake Weekly - Your Favourite Colour Christmas
ABC Christmas - Y = Yippee Its Almost Christmas (Anything Xmas Goes)
Stampavie & More #158 - Red
Stampin Royalty #102 - Photo Inspiration
The Pixie Cottage #100 - Anything Goes Christmas Style
Aud Sentiments #43 - Winter Holiday Sentiment
2 Sisters #69 - Christmas
Basic Grey # 59 - Anything Goes (Used Curio Heirloom)
One Stop Craft #161 - Traditional Christmas Colours
Totally Gorjuss #110 - Let it Snow
One Stitch at a Time #92 - Use a Digi
Stamptacular #142 - Christmas Glitz
Belli #132 - Winter & Christmas (Buttons, Ribbon, Bell Charm)
Divas by Design #17 - Merry Christmas
Sketch & Stash #76 - Sketch (New: Stamp / Old: Buttons, Bell Charm & Ribbon)
Creative Card Crew - Tis' the Season
Crafts & Me - Christmas
Copic Oz - Christmas

Phew!! lol
Thank you for all of the inspiration DT ladies.  Totally wonderful :)

You can find my Snow Way 2 Keep Warm Greeting Card for purchase in my Etsy store. You can find it here: Dreamtime Designs Etsy Store.



Well, thats it for me today but before I go, just a reminder that I have blog candy on offer :)

Click here to enter.

Thanks for visiting.  I appreciate it.
Take care & happy craftin'.

Hugs





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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Celebration Blog Candy :)

I am sooo excited....I just had to share this with you :)

I am very proud to announce that I am now a Designer for Delightful Challenges at Digital Delights.  Woo hoo :)

I don't officially start till the 12th January 2012 but I am really looking forward to designing with the rest of the Design Team & I hope to make some really good friends along the way on this fantastic journey :)  Thank you Wendy and the rest of the team for giving me this wonderful opportunity.

Hopefully, I will be able to offer all of you at least a little bit of inspiration but until then, I would like to celebrate by offering you a little bit candy :)


This is the gorgeous Magnolia Jam Tilda Mini Stamp.
To be in the draw of making Jam Tilda all yours all you need to do is the following:

1)  Add your name to the linky gadget below.
2)  Add the picture to the sidebar of your blog with a link back to mine.
3)  Leave a comment with the answer to the following question:
Q)  If you could recieve just ONE item in your Christmas stocking to add to your stamping/scrapbooking supply stash, what would it be?

That's all you need to do to be in the running to win Jam Tilda.
BONUS: For every 50 people that add their name to Mr Linky, I will post more awesome prizes for you to win :)  Eg: 50 links = 1 prize = 1 lucky person who will win a prize.  100 links = 2 prizes = 2 people who will recieve a prize.  I have lots to add to this celebration basket :)

I will draw the winner on Thursday 12th January  2012, which I will post here.  I will give you until the 19th Jan to contact me to claim your prize.  If not, I will redraw.

Thanks for stopping by & happy craftin'.
Hugs



Happy Christmas Holidays - Easel Card



It's getting closer & closer to Christmas.  I still have presents to buy, let alone to wrap up.  One day 'I will' be organised for Christmas lol.

Over the last few days I have been busy creating my new design.
I found this gorgeous stamp at the Paper Shelter.  It's called Warm in the Winter.  As soon as I saw it I just had to have it :)



I absolutely loved colouring her in with my copics.  The image really came to life.




By The Cute & Girly are having a challenge called 'Let it Snow' so I decided to be brave & enter the challenge.  I have never shaded a white image before & I really wanted to give the snow a little dimension & I am really happy with the way it turned out.




I have also made a New Years Resolution to use at least 2 items of old items that are in my stash.  They seem to get put away & newer supplies tend to take priority lol.  Does this happen to you?  So, I know its not New Year yet but I figured why wait? lol  Besides I've got some brilliant new items on their way to me & I need to make room lol.  One of the 'old items' from my stash is the Star charm.




The red ribbon is also from my 'old stash' :)  I used a fair bit of this so i'm happy :)  Talking about all that, Sketch & Stash have a challenge using this sketch.



I flipped the sketch over to use on my design.




I have seen many easel cards in the past created by other people but I always thought it would be too difficult to make so I never bothered lol.  However, I then saw that the challenge at Wild Orchid was to design an Easel Card.  So I just had to try it because I really want to win their prize of all those gorgeous flowers :)  Fingers crossed :)  It actually suprised me as to how easy it was to put together.  I will definately be making more.




The sentiment is from Tiffany Doodles that I won over at Incy Wincy with one of my previous designs.  Thanks guys :)



 
The snowflake are two buttons that I have had in my stash for about 10 yrs lol.  'Finalllly' I get to use them :)



Final picture..



Well thats it for today.  Wish me luck with the challenges :)
You can find my Happy Christmas Holidays Easel Card for purchase in my Etsy store.  You can find it here: Dreamtime Designs Etsy Store.

Thank you so much for coming to visit.  Don't forget to leave a comment to let me know you have come by so that I can visit you too.  I hope you will come again :)

Take care & happy craftin'.
Hugs



Thursday, December 8, 2011

Butterfly Tilda Bookmark


Wow, only two weeks & 3 days till Christmas!
Have you thought about what you would like for Christmas?
I know I have lol  Anything to boost up my Craft Studio & supplies lol.
I went shopping online last week, from lots of different online stores..now all I gotta do is wait till they arrive in the post :)



This design I completed a few weeks ago but haven't got around to putting it up on my blog yet.  Sooo many challenges to do lol.


This bookmark features the gorgeous Tilda with a butterfly.
For those of you following my blog, you'll see that it matches the Butterfly Tilda card & notebook that I posted here a little while ago.


Have you completed your Christmas shopping yet?
I've done the majority of it but still got a bit to go yet.


One more pic to go :)


I have placed this design into the following challenges:

Crazy Challenge #96 - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter #42 - Anything Goes
Just Magnolia - Anything Goes (with sparkle)
Secret Crafters #163 - Photo Inspiration

Thats about it.  Wish my luck :) lol

The Butterfly Tilda Bookmark is available for purchase in my Etsy Store.
You can find it here: Dreamtime Designs Etsy Store

Have a great day, thanks for visiting & happy crafting :)