Wednesday, 20 January 2021

****Thinking of you at Fab'n'Funky****

 Hello folks,

We have our first challenge for 2021 starting today at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #507

Hosted by our lovely, talented team mate Chris who would like you to create something to say 

"Thinking of You"

I have coloured with Copics and Faber Polychromos Pencils a new stamp for me from MFT
called Magnolia Blossoms. I waited for a sale and am so happy with my purchase.   The sentiment is an old stamp from the Inkadinkado set Nature & Floral.  I've stamped the image and sentiment with Memento London Fog. It gives a softer look than using black I think. 


I would like to enter the following challenges:

A Place to Start Challenge #1 - January

CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #403  Jan.25

Crafters Castle Challenge #37

Unicorn Challenge #61

Thanks so much for visiting today.  I hope you can play along with us.

Hugs,

Pat K 

Saturday, 16 January 2021

*** Thank You ***

Hello folks,

Hope your weekend is going well and that you are safe. 

Today starts a new challenge at

"Sweet Stampin Challenge"

where we have the theme of "Thank You"

I've pulled out some oldies but goodies. I've had these dies and rubber stamps for many years and still love the elegant look they add to cards.  

I used glossy gold cardstock for the background and stamped Spellbinder Fleur De Lis Labels Twenty stamp with versamark, added gold embossing powder before heat embossing.  This stamp set uses the Spellbinder Labels Twenty die which I used to cut out the label.  I stamped the sentiment with dark grey ink.  Ribbon is from my stash.   The Spellbinder die used for the background is Tapestry.


Another view showing the embossed stamping.


I would like to enter the following challenges:


Stay well and stay safe my friends.
 Please know, I am thankful for your visits and support.

hugs,

Pat K xx

Monday, 11 January 2021

*** BOYS ARE BACK at The Cuties~~~

 

Hello friends,

Hope all is well.

Today starts a new challenge at

The Cutie Pie Challenge #155

with a theme of "The Boys are Back in Town"

We would like to see your cute creations made especially for the boys.

Our sponsor is the fabulous

Bugaboo Stamps

I've colour with Copics a digi called "winter snowshoe" available here in the shop.

This will be for my SIL's birthday as he and my daughter gifted each other snowshoes for Christmas. They are having so much fun going on trails, accompanied by their dog Banksy.



Memory Box square frame die used. Embossing folder is SU and the sentiment is Lawn Fawn.

I would like to enter the following challenges:


Thanks for visiting today.
Stay well and stay safe.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Friday, 1 January 2021

~~ Winter Wonderland Christmas Treat ~~

 Happy New Year my crafty friends.

Wishing you all a Happy, Healthy 2021
  celebrating the joys of life whenever you can!

Today starts a new Challenge at

Winter Wonderland

We are sponsored by the wonderful 

Twinkle Lane Designs

I've coloured with Copics

Gingerbread Treat

The snowflakes are made using a Spellbinder die and some blue sparkly paper.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for visiting today.
Be well and stay safe
hugs,
Pat K xx


Wednesday, 23 December 2020

~~~ Another Christmas Card ~~~

 

Hello friends,

Hope you all ok and safe.  So hard to believe Christmas is only a few days away.
Weather man has promised a bit of snow on the 24th....will be nice if it stays around
for the big day.

I've a card to show you that I made for a special family.
The dies are all from MFT.  Animals have been coloured with copics.
I added acetate to the window then created a night sky with a tree branch just outside.
I stenciled the fireplace with a stencil from MFT and oxide ink.
Bow made with twine then red rhinestones added.
The floor was embossed using a SU wood grain folder.


I would like to enter the following challenges:


Thanks for visiting today.

hugs
Pat K xx


Saturday, 19 December 2020

~~ Sweet Stampin ~~

Hello folks,

Today I have a card for the new challenge at

Sweet Stampin

where we have the theme of "Last Minute Christmas"

Now this was a test for me...yes I am always last minute but instead of taking hours to create, this gem was made in less than 15 minutes!  It took longer for me to decide what I was going to do.  I've cut the tree using a very old Spellbinder die that might just be given a little more love.

SU sentiment stamped with versamark then embossed with gold embossing powder.
Cut out using the coordinating die.  Background embossed with SU softly falling folder
The photo doesn't do justice.. the gold is very shiny which looks great against the black.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thank for visiting today.
Hope you can play along with us.
hugs,
Pat K xx



 

Monday, 14 December 2020

~~~ Cutie Pie Challenge #154 ~ White Christmas


Hello folks,

Time for a new challenge at

Cutie Pie Challenge #154

Sponsored by the fabulous

 "Crafty Ribbons"

The theme is "White Christmas"

I've used a LOTV  Full colour simply print image
called  Singin Robin for this card.  I added prismacolour pencil  and diamond stickles.


 Frame is a MFT die, SU embossing folder for the background.
Sentiment is MB die that has been cut 4 times and glued together for height.

I would like to enter the following challenges:


Thanks for visiting today.
Hope you can play along with us.
hugs,
Pat K xx


Friday, 4 December 2020

~~~~Anything Christmas at Winter Wonderland~~~~~

 Hello everyone,

First weekend in December coming up ...hard to believe that time can pass by so quickly when you are shut in!   I'm still working on Christmas cards (need to complete the insides)  but might actually get them mailed before the end of next week!

Today starts a new challenge at Winter Wonderland where we have an "Anything Goes Christmas" theme. No sponsor this month and team have been given the month off so no commenting but there will still be a Top 3 and as a special treat there will be a GDT spot awarded.

I've created a card using Poppy Stamps Pop Up Easel die set.  I've not used the easel from the set as I find it too small.  Instead I made my own easel for this 5 x 6 1/2" card.

The beige you see is actually a matte gold paper. I've put acetate in the windows, gold gem for the door knob.  MB trees cut in white sparkle paper and set behind the window.

The sleigh is a MB die, as well as the Merry Christmas sentiment.

Quite a lot of work to this one....and no colouring but I was happy with the outcome.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for visiting today.
Hope you get a change to show us your Christmas creations.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 2 December 2020

~~ Winter at Fab'n'Funky

 

Hello friends,

Today starts a new challenge at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #505

where our lovely N-Eva has chosen the theme

"Winter Wonderland"

So I have another slimline card for you today.

Several MB background dies used for the landscape as well as the little church.

The bunnies are stamps and dies from Lawn Fawn coloured with copics.


I would like to enter the following challenges:


Thanks for stopping by today.
We'd love to have you play along with us this week.
hugs,
Pat K xx



Saturday, 28 November 2020

~~~ Stripes or Polka Dots~~~

 Hello friends,

Hope this finds you well. 
 Hard to believe December is just around the corner. I've already warned hubby,
the decorations will be going up on Dec. 1 as I think we need a change of scenery, 
or perhaps it's just that I need something to do besides bake! 

 Today starts a new challenge at

Sweet Stampin

where we have the theme of "Spots or Stripes"

I've coloured with Copics. "Long Sweater Molli" a stamp from La-La Land

I've paper pieced her sweater


Sentiment & die cut - Lawn Fawn
Tree landscape - MB
Santa's sleigh & reindeer - MB

I would like to enter the following challenges:

I hope you can stop by the blog and see the wonderful inspiration from my team mates.

And join us...we'd love to see you.

hugs,

Pat K xx




Wednesday, 18 November 2020

~~ Fab'n'Funky Challenge #503 ~~~

 Hello folks,

Hope all is well.

Today is the start of a new challenge at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #503

where I am the host.  I've chosen a theme of  

"Hand Stamped or Die Cut Sentiment"

I had fun creating this winter scene from my collection of MFT dies and stamps.

This is a slimline card..cut using a Whimsy die.  Background created with Distress Oxide ink and Copic opaque white sprinkled on the background.  The sentiment is stamped using Versamark and white embossing powder then heat embossed.  The stamps were coloured with Copics and die cut. They are all from MFT Stamps

Click on image to see larger version

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks so much for stopping by today.
Hope you get a chance to join us.
hugs,
Pat K xx



Saturday, 14 November 2020

*** Favourite Stamp at Sweet Stampin***

 Hello folks,

Hope all is well.

Today starts a new challenge at

Sweet Stampin Challenge

where we would like you to show us your Favourite Stamp

I have coloured with copics a very old  favourite Magnolia stamp.
I purchased this stamp in 2010 and made a Christmas card for my twin sister
as I thought it looked like these two were twins.  
It was great to pull it out of its hiding place and give it some life on this new card. 


Memory Box die used for the snow and trees. Sentiment is an MFT stamp
silver snowflake dp - Crafters Companion  Glittering Snowflakes Collection

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by.  Hope you get a change to play along with us.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Thursday, 12 November 2020

*** GDT C.R.A.F.T Challenge ***

Hello Folks,

Today I'm happy to post as a Guest Designer  for

C R A F T Challenge

Thank you so much for having me...it has been fun.

We are sponsored by the fabulous

Odd Ball Art 

and I was thrilled to get the "Cute Christmas Baby Deer with Bow"

digital image to play with.  It is available here in the shop.

We are also sponsored by the wonderful

Crafty Sentiments

The theme for this challenge is "Tags"


Coloured with Copics. I've have used StampinUp design paper
for the background . The gold tag has been embossed using a StampinUp embossing folder
 Sentiment and border are both MFT dies

I would like to enter the following challenges:


Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you get a chance to play along with us.

hugs,

Pat K xx


Monday, 9 November 2020

***Cutie Pie Challenge #153***

 Hello friends,

Hope all is well and the sun is shining for you today.

We have a new challenge starting today at

The Cutie Pie Challenge #153

theme: Add a Button or Buttons

Sponsored by the fabulous

Polkadoodles

I've coloured with Copics a digital image called " Winnie Heavenly Angel"

available here in the shop.


On this 6x6" card I've used MB Dancing Snowflake Frame die around the image.
MB Pine Needle die used on left.
Spellbinder Layered Poinsettia cut and embossed.
Lawn Fawn sentiment stamped and heat embossed then cut
using coordinating die.

I will enter the following challenges:

Hope you get a chance to stop by the blog and get some inspiration.  You will not be disappointed.
Thanks for stopping by.
Stay well..stay safe.
hugs, 
Pat K xx

Friday, 6 November 2020

***Christmas ***

 

Hello friends,

Hope you are doing ok.
All my computer programs are behaving so I'm in great spirits.

I'm hoping to get all my Christmas cards made before the end of the month.
 Here is another one to add to my stash.

There is a new challenge starting today for the month of November at

Winter Wonderland Challenge

hosted by our lovely Jayne who has chosen the theme 

"Fesitive Things with Wings"

Sponsored by the fabulous

SheepSki Designs

I've coloured with copics "Stacked" available here in the shop.


After colouring the image, I masked it and stamped a background stamp from MFT
The lamp post is an MFT die and the banner sentiment is Lawn Fawn

I'm happy to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for visiting. Hope you get a chance to play along with us.

hugs,

Pat K xx