Wednesday, 22 January 2020

~~~ Fab'n'Funky ~~use a Doily


Hi folks,  Hope this finds you well.  

Today starts a new challenge at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #465

where our lovely N-Eva has asked us to "use a doily"

No colouring for me today.
I've used a StampinUp embossing folder for the background,
Square doily is cut using a Cheery Lynn die.
Leaves - Memory Box
Sentiment stamped and embossed on vellum
Top banner cut with MFT die





Thank so much for stopping by today.
Hope to see you playing along with us.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Monday, 13 January 2020

~~ Cute, Clean & Simple ~~~

Hi there, Happy Monday everyone.

We are off to a great start at

The Cutie Pie Challenge #143

where our theme is "Cute, Clean & Simple"

Our sponsor this week is

My card is very simple...an image from a LOTV  pad
cut using MB die and MFT stamp added
then mounted on navy paper.
I did enhance the image using Copics


I would like to enter the following challenges:
Dragonfly Dreams  - January
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends C122 5th Anniversary Challenge

I do hope you get a chance to stop by the blog and see the wonderful
inspiration from my talented team mates.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Saturday, 11 January 2020

~~~ Thank You ~~~~

Hi folks,

Hope this finds you well.

Today starts a new challenge at

Sweet Stampin Challenge

where we have "Thank You" as the theme.

I've coloured  with Copics a Marcella Hawley digital stamp.
I chose the image with the light lines.
I saved this for a quiet afternoon, just me and my Copics.
The "thanks" stamp is by Inkadinkado and actually says
Thanks for Thinking of Me.  I taped the wording and just stamped "Thanks"
I used the complete stamp on the inside.


Copics:
Tulips - RV19, 04, 02,000, 0000
Stems: Y19, 23
Leaves: G17, 19, 07, 03, YG13
Hobnail Pitcher - N3, N0
MFT scallop square die
White layer embossed with SU Country Floral Embossing Folder

I would like to enter the following challenges:
As you Like it Challenge - Thank You
Sheepski Designs Challenge #34
Southern Girls Challenge 
The Flower Challenge #40

Thanks for visiting. Hope you get a chance to play along with us.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 8 January 2020

~~~ No Design Paper ~~~


Hi everyone,

It's time for a new challenge at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #463

where our lovely Chris is the host choosing the theme

"No Design Paper"

I dug deep in my scrap pile of coloured paper to create this rainbow
using my new MFT Rainbow Bright die.
  I've stamped the splatter using StampinUp Touches of Texture stamp.
Word cut using QuicKutz Diesel Classic upper case and shadow
The dark colour paper is actually indigo, sorry it did not show up that way on the photo.


I also made one for the inside...lovin this new die!
Card is 5 x 6 1/2"

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Always Fun Challenge #144
Arty Divas Challenge #12
Dream Valley Challenge #216
Make My Monday Challenge #113
Tuesday Throwdown #448

Thanks Chris for a great challenge.
I'm happy you all stopped by...
hugs,
Pat K xx

Friday, 3 January 2020

~~~ Little Friends ~~~ Winter Wonderland

Hi everyone,

Happy New Year!
I hope you had a wonderful Christmas.

Today starts the first Challenge of the new year for

Winter Wonderland 

where our lovely Geesji is hosting with a theme of "Little Friends"

Our sponsor is Wink Wink Ink and I've used one of their
precoloured images called "Seasons Tweetings" available here in the shop.



StampinUp embossing folder used on the background.
MFT dies and stamps 
Sentiment dry embossed 
Tim Holtz Oxide inks used for the background

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Saturday, 21 December 2019

~~~ New Year....New Start or Hogmanay at Sweet Stampin Challenge


Hi everyone,

Today is the beginning of a 2 week challenge at

Sweet Stampin Challenge

where our theme is

"New Year....or New Start....or Hogmanay"

I've coloured with Copics a digi from Mo's Digital 
Pencil called Peace, Love, Hope

Sentiment is from SU Timeless Tidings stamp set
using Tranquil Tide ink.  The year is created in word. 


Thanks for stopping by.
Wishing you all a Very Merry Christmas.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

~~ One of my Favourites ~~


Hi everyone,

I would like to share with you one of my favourite cards
for this season.  It uses a digi from Chrissy Armstrong at Whimsy Stamps
called Feed the Birds that I've
coloured with Copics and paper pieced her embossed hat 
and the colt's blanket using Recollections Christmas Plaids paper
Dies and stamp, MFT. 


I would like to enter the following challenges

Thanks for stopping by today.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

~~ Winter Clothing at Fab'n'Funky ~~

Hi everyone,

Such a wonderful, busy time of the year but we still have time
 for some paper crafting at the new Challenge at
I am hosting and have chosen the theme "Winter Clothing"

I was happy to win at A Perfect Time to Craft Challenge recently and chose
these cute penguins as my prize from Crafts U Print.
I do love their hats, scarves and that cute sweater. 


Die cuts - Memory Box
Sentiment - MFT
DP - Stampin Up
StampinUp embossing folder

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Dream Valley Challenge #215
The Holly and Ivy Challenge #62
Try it on Tuesday Challenge 
Crafty Cardmakers #247

Thanks for stopping by today.
Play along with us if you can - we'd love to see you there.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Monday, 9 December 2019

Christmas at The Cutie Pie Challenge

Hi everyone,

Hope your weekend was a fun one.

Today is the beginning of a new challenge at

The Cutie Pie Challenge #142

where we would like to see your

cute Christmas creations

Our sponsor is Crafty Sentiments and I've coloured
with Copics this cutie from the shop.




Marianne die cut in silver. Frame is MFT
Stamp is an oldie from Flourished.org

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by. Hope you can play along with us.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Friday, 6 December 2019

~~ Anything Christmas Goes at Winter Wonderland ~~

Hi folks,
Another snowy day here in my corner...pretty to look at.

Today starts a new challenge at

Winter Wonderland Challenge

hosted by our lovely team mate Louise
We have an Anything Goes Christmas theme.

Our sponsor this month is


I've coloured with copics Magical Tree Santa
available here in the shop.


Paper - StampinUp
MFT border die
Holly corner pockets - Michaels

I would like to enter the following challenge:
Christmas Crafts All Year Long - December
MAWTT #112
MLCCB #17 


Hope you can play along with us this month and thanks for visiting.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Saturday, 30 November 2019

~~Blue & White for St. Andrews Day~~



Hello folks,

Happy St. Andrews Day!

Today starts a new challenge at

Sweet Stampin Challenge

where we are celebrating "St.Andrews Day"
 and continuing with our 10th birthday celebration.
We would like you to use blue and white on your creations or
any celebration card design will do.

I've used a StampinUp stamp with MFT dies.
Sentiment is also from MFT




I would like to enter the following challenges:

Stop by the blog and see the wonderful inspiration
from my team mates.
Thanks for visiting  today,
hugs,
Pat K xx





Wednesday, 27 November 2019

~~ Christmas at Fab'n'Funky ~~~

Hello all,
It's getting to look a lot like Christmas..... my very favourite time of the year.
There is still time to do those last minute Christmas cards so please join us at

where we have an "anything Christmas theme" for you.  

I've coloured with Copics and die cut some of my new stamps by Lawn Fawn
Sentiment from MFT stamped with SU real red.


I would like to enter the following challenges:
Always Fun Challenge #138
Hand Stamped Sentiments #328
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #118
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge #61
Unicorn Challenge #49

I hope you get a chance to play along with us this week on the blog and
thanks for visiting today.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Saturday, 16 November 2019

~~ Bright & Beautiful ~~

Hi everyone,
Hope you are enjoying your weekend.

I've a birthday card to show you today.  This one is for the new challenge at

Sweet Stampin Challenge

where we have a "Bright and Beautiful" theme for you.

I've coloured with Copics a beautiful digi from Aurora Wings
called Rose Corner 2 The sentiment is an old clear stamp.


Dies - MFT
Glossy accents added to the rose to give it the look of dew.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Arty Divas Challenge #8
Thanks for stopping by today.
Hope you get a chance to play along with us.
You will find wonderful inspiration on the blog.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

~~ Fab'n'Funky ~~ Add some sparkle

Hello folks,
Time for a new challenge at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #457

Hosted by our lovely Susan who has chosen the theme
"Add Some Sparkle"

My card uses several stamp, coloured with Copics and dies from MFT
with red rhinestones edging and red sequins on tree tops.



I would like to enter the following challenges:

Hope you can play along with us this week.
hugs,
Pat K xx

Monday, 11 November 2019

~~ Add an Animal at The Cuties~~

Good morning all,
Today is Remembrance Day here in Canada. 
Lest We Forget

We have a new challenge starting at

The Cutie Pie Challenge #141

where we would like you to "Add an Animal" to your creation.
As always your image must be "cute" .

We are sponsored by the wonderful


Here is my card for the challenge.


DP - Papers: SU Merry Merlot
SU embossing folder
Snowflake - Marianne Die
Circle die cut, tree landscape and stamps - MFT

I would like to enter the following challenges:
hugs,
Pat K xx