Sunday, 29 May 2016

Ikes Art Sponsor over at Glitter N Sparkle's Week 190 Flower Power Theme

Good Morning and welcome to Week 190 over at the Glitter N Sparkle Challenge Blog

This weeks challenge is all about 
Flower Power

and my Sponsor for the week is Ikes Art

here is the card that I have created

I went for a slightly different card blank style this time and it's a dl shape that opens on the short side
I have used off cuts for this card which is a great way to be thrifty when crafting.

I stretched the floral digital image to give a longer look to the flowers.
I coloured them using Promarkers
Marsh Green - Buds
Cocoa - Branches
Pale pink & Aniseed for the petals

I wanted to keep it simple and added a floral ribbon from Meiflower Crafts and then stamped flowers down the right hand side.

If you would like to join in the fun then pop over to the Glitter N Sparkle Challenge Blog and have a go and maybe you will be lucky and get some great new digital images from our sponsors.

Crafty Hugs

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Glitter N Sparkle - Week 189 - Anything Goes week - The Stamping Boutique Sponsor

Wow, another week  is almost over and this weeks Glitter N Sparkle Challenge is one of our most popular themes and is 
Anything Goes week

One of this weeks sponsors is the fabulous The Stamping Boutique and I was very lucky to get to choose from their amazing selection of digi's
I chose:

I thought it was such a  fun image to work with and would work really well on a larger card size.
Here is what I came up with

I have coloured this image in using Promarkers:
Horse: Cinnamon & Burnt Sienna
Tail & Mane: Sandstone & Praline
Saddle & Bridal : Henna
Blanket: Grey Green
Skin : Blush, Saffron & Pastel Pink
Hair: Burnt Sienna
Jumps: Lipstick Red
Rider's t-shirt : Cardinal Red
Grass: Pear Green & Marsh Green

I made a large 8" x 8" card blank from a sheet of A3 card stock, next I used a Stampin Up Stamp set which included the apple and used memento ink to stamp the apple border on the card blank. I also stamped and extra 2 on a scrap piece of card to use as embellishments.
I have matted and layered the image with coordinating papers and card stock colours.
The final pieces were to add the apples and then the sentiment which is a Woodware Crafts Stamp set called Make a Wish.

I love these fun cartoon like digital images, if you would like to win some of these great images or soem from our other sponsors then pop over to Glitter N Sparkle Challenge Blog and add your entry using the linky.

Have a great Sunday

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Week 188 - Glitter N Sparkle DT sample - Theme Ribbon or Lace - Cute as a Button Sponsor

Good Morning and it's another fun challenge this week over at the Glitter N Sparkle Challenge Blog
This weeks sponsors are brilliant and Myself and Samantha got this gorgeous Cute as a Button Digital Images - The image could be coloured in lots of different techniques and colour combinations but I went for a Orange & Purple colour scheme for mine.
Colours used are:
Skin: Blush, Saffron & Pastel Pink
Hair: Sandstone, Cinnamon, Burnt Sienna
Neck piece: Orange & blender pen
Hat : Violet, Purple, Spring Lilac & Amethyst
Sunflower - Bells

I have used the Promarker blender a lot on this image to create shading and look of movement.
I layered the card using the Venetian Paper Stack from an old retired Stampin up collection which I though worked well.
The element of ribbon or lace was easy as I knew I had some lovely satin ribbon from Meiflower Crafts which matched perfectly with the colours I have used on the image.

If you would like to join in the fun over at Glitter N Sparkle Challenge Blog and to be in with a chance of winning some amazing prizes, simply make a card using the brief and add your link to the post.

Crafty hugs

Saturday, 14 May 2016

Morgan's Artworld - Add Sparkle Challenge Dt sample

It's Team B's turn again over on the Morgan's Artworld Blog
And this fortnight's brief is

Add Sparkle

I chose a lovely fairy design and coloured her with very simple tones

Mainly using Promarkers I used : Pastel Green & Soft Green
Pear Green on the stems
Ivory for the body of the dress
Skin - Blush, Saffron & Pastel Pink
Hair - Sandstone & Cinnamon

 The brief asked for sparkle so I have add sparkle to all the flowers, added a sparkly ribbon buckle and also used glitter white card stock as a layer.

I love the colours on this one and I used my favourite polka dots too.

To join in the challenge just pop over to Morgan's Art World Blog
We'd love to see your fantastic creations
Crafty Hugs
Tracey  C
DT at Morgan's Art World

Sunday, 8 May 2016

Week 187 - All Dressed up Image for Glitter N Sparkles - One for the Ladies

Good Morning and welcome to this week's Glitter N Sparkle Challenge
This week's theme is

One for the Ladies

I was luckily enough to be given the chance to choose an image from 
This is the digital image that myself and one of the team got to work with, aren't they a super cute trio of ladies

Following is my actual card that I have made using the image

I arranged them on the computer with the intention of doing a scene, which worked really well when I printed in and made started using the inks and dry baby wipes to create a seaside scene.
I wanted to make the card bright and sunny like the summer holidays were already here. So I chose Promarker colours such as Lime twist, Hot Pink and Sunflower yellow.
Skin is done with Blush, Saffron & Pastel Pink
Hair is done with Burnt Sienna and Cinnamon

I continued the colour scheme with the backing elements and ribbon.
All finished off with a Sentiment from a Stampin Up set.

If you would like to enter and be in with a chance of winning some fabulous prizes from our sponsors this week then pop over to Glitter N Sparkle Challenge Blog and join in the fun
Happy Crafting

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Glitter N Sparkle Challenge 186 - Shaped cards - Using Ikes Art

Good morning and welcome to this weeks Glitter n Sparkle challenge and this week we have all been having fun with shaped cards.

We had a hiccup with the digi's we were supposed to use but Ikes Art saved the day and we all got an image to work with.

I chose a design I have worked with before and here is my shaped card:

It made a great New home card and I used one of my Kanban Crafts Circle scallop card blanks for the shape.
I was trying to create a country fete style theme with the flags and bunting.

If you would like to take part in this weeks challenge then pop over to Glitter N Sparkle's Challenge Blog and check out the fabulous prizes up for grabs.

Thanks for stopping by