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Saturday, February 25, 2012

Last Mami Doodles Challenge :(

This is a sad post because Elisa who is the designer & creator of Mami Doodles 
has decided to close the shop :(
I was really sad to hear this news as I have loved the Mami Doodles images & was thrilled to be picked to be a part of the DT for Mami Doodles.
This will be the last challenge for Mami Doodles.
The theme is 3 patterned papers & I have to say now that I got the theme wrong!
I have no idea how it happened, I thought the challenge was for a birthday.
This is the card I made for what I thought was a birthday challenge.
I used the Hot Air Balloon image for this card & I thought I would give the clean & simple look a go.
The image was coloured using ProMarkers & I used this 
ProMarker combo
Royal Blue, True Blue & Azure.
Gold, Canary & Lemon.
Burnt Sienna, Caramel & Sandstone.
I used the ProMarkers to doodle around the edges too.
The challenge will run for the next 2 weeks so you have until Thursday the 8th of March to enter.
You don't have to use a Mami Doodles image but if you use a Mami Doodles image (including freebies) you will be entered into the draw twice.You can see the cards made by the rest of the DT (all who got the theme right lol) over on the Mami Doodles blog.
Keep checking in on the Mami Doodles blog because Elisa will be having a closing down sale soon.

Pam x

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Blog Candy Winner.

I know I am almost 2 weeks late announcing the winner of the blog candy but I have been extra busy & wanted to draw the winner in a way that would be fair so my daughter Lily picked the winner from my craft "car bin" 
Almost everyone who goes to Jackie Mooney's workshop has one of these lol!!
I'm not announcing the winner you will have to watch the video to see who has won ;)

Congrats to the winner!

Pam x

Monday, February 13, 2012

Wedding Cards.

These are cards I made for my cousins wedding.

I got the idea for this card from a fellow crafters blog I knew I would have to give this a go when I seen the card on Mary's blog.
The love heart background is stamped.

Here are some close up shots of the hearts.

I used a Cuttlebug folder to emboss the "dress" & then glittered it using Stickles.
I added some gems for the necklace.

I cut the lapels & bow tie by hand from black cardstock I had glittered using Crafters Companion Glitter Spray & added black gems for the buttons.

Here is the second card for the lovely couple.

This was done using the patchwork technique that I have become addicted to at the moment.

Here is a photo of the newly weds.

Don't they look so happy.
I also met a fellow crafter at the wedding. Eve from Crafty Queens was doing the photography. It really is a small world lol!!

Mami Doodles Challenge #43 - Pink/Red/White

Its time for another challenge over on the Mami Doodles blog & for the next 2 weeks the theme is
Pink - Red - White
To take part all you need to do is submit a project using the 3 colours. 
You don't have to use a Mami Doodles image but any entry with a Mami Doodles image (including freebies) will be entered in the draw twice. 
The prize for this challenge are the last 3 images released & they are

You also get to choose one Mami Doodles image of your choice.

I am late posting about the challenge as I was at a family wedding 
on Friday when the challenge went live.
Here is my DT card for this challenge.

I used the cute little elephant from the Party Animals set (there are 3 little cuties in this set) & I used ProMarkers to colour the image.
I used glossy accents on the balloon.
The ProMarker combo is
Warm Grey 4,3,2 & 1.
Rose Pink, Pink Carnation & Baby Pink.
The papers were from my scrap box & I wove the panel behind the image from strips of the patterned paper & plain white paper.
The challenge will run until Thursday the 23rd of February at midday (GMT) 

Pam X 

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Patchwork Cards.

I recently bought some new craft supplies from this place & came across their blog. 
They had a very simple but beautiful card made from making patchwork with little triangles of different patterned papers & thought I'd give it a go.
Well if I am not addicted to doing these now!!! 
They are brilliant for using up all those tiny scraps of paper that is too beautiful to bin.
Here are 3 that I made & there are more in the making!!

Check out the shop too, they are fairly good with their prices & the shipping doesn't go up the more you spend, it is by weight but is still cheap enough & doesn't take too long &  to make it even better you get Charlie points every time you buy something & it all adds up!!

Pam x

More Charity Cards.

These are 2 more cards done for the Charity card swap that we will be doing at
The images are from the kit I received from Isobel at the January workshop.

The ribbon was part of the kit too.

The papers are printable & are from Pink Petticoat.

The You Make Me Smile stamp is from a Hero Arts set (I think)
I got the idea for these cards/calendars/notebooks from the last Jackie Mooney workshop.
I used glossy accents on the purple pot.
Here is the 
ProMarker combo
Gold, Canary & Buttercup.
Forest Green & Leaf Green.
Aubergine, Plum & Purple.

Pam x

Commissioned Cards.

Here are 2 cards I got done last week.

The image on this one is a digi but I can't remember where from!
The papers are printable & are from Pink Petticoat.
I used spellbinders dies for the big butterflies & punches for the little ones.
The red & black cardstock is from my stash as is the lace.
I used my ProMarkers to colour the image & here is the 
ProMarker combo
Burgundy, Cardinal Red, Berry Red & Lipstick Red.
Olive Green, Marsh Green & Moss. 

This next one was done using a sketch from a friend. 
The paper is again from  Pink Petticoat
The image is a LOTV stamp & this is the 
ProMarker combo
Cobalt Blue, Sky Blue & Arctic Blue.
Ice Grey 5,4 & 2.
Blush & Soft Peach.
Sunflower & Lemon.
Forest Green & Leaf Green.
Light Fawn & Antique white.

Pam x