28 June 2011

The Ribbon Girl Challenge #9

I couldn't resist  this time. Fabulous pink and cream combination that is something  for us girls. Like my card :0)

And my card :

Pretty in pink and cream.

The foam flower  is from Hobby Craft  decorated with the cream vintage  lace than pink velvet and white organza ribbons all are from my stash ( heritted from my mum )

Pom pom trim is from Crafts U Love and you can find some satin ribbon on this card too :0) that one is from Fabricland.

I think you noticed I am in love with the Lost and Found  MME collection. Can't help myself  it's absolutely stunning :0) Shabby heart pearl stickers  are from Hobby Craft and for adding some structure Martha Stewart doily lace punch inked with the Versa Color ink.

27 June 2011

The Ribbon Reel Challenge #5

Welcome to Ribbon Reel Challenge #5. This time it was my turn to pick the challenge I came up with something summery and fresh. 

two items of ribbon/trim/twine
one or more brads
at least one summer fruit element

Here are the other fabulous designs from the TRR design team

inspiration photo:

and my creation

Something really fresh for the sweet days of summer. Cup cake with an  ice cream.

I stiched Avalanche Pom Pom trim to create yummy ice cream with rub on strawberry on the top. Corrugated cup cake case is decorated with Ambrosia seam binding, Parrot green leaf trim and felt flower.

Two beach chairs brads on the hot sand beach :0)

And the flag hanging on the wooden coctail stick 

Used Material:

Bazzill Cardstock, Crate Paper and Pink Paislee patterned paper, Fancy Pants title strips, October Afternoon Rub-On Transfers, Acetate, Black brass bead, Coctail stick, Ribbons all from The Ribbon reel, Felt flower, Beach chair brads, Thread, Ink pads. 

24 June 2011

Something Old and Something New . . .

Make a card with something old and new - if you can manage borrowed and blue as well that would be great! That's Daring Cardmakers challenge this week. Our hostess is  Lythan  and in honor of her sister in law she came up with this fantastic idea for our challenge.

My cards key :

Old    -  lace and silk paper
New  - pearl beads
Borrowed   - idea how to make a paper flower
Blue  -  cotton cord and label

Fresh colours for just married couple :0)

Detail with the little punched heart adhered on the panels. Two halves are joining in  to one - just like a marriage :0)

Paper flower is made of old silk paper. For the flower center I nested pearl beads than I added some gingham  and yellow foam rose.

 Used Material:

Bazzill kraft and smooth cardstock; MME patterned paper; K&Co Die cut Cardstock; Silk paper; Letraset transfer letters; Laces and Gingham (from my stash);  Cotton cord and pearl beads (from local bead shop); Bakers twine (from the Ribbon Reel); Rose (from Hobby and Craft); Heart punch; Distress tool; Thread;
Ink pad

20 June 2011

Relaxing weekend

After relaxing weekend ( not mentioning a whole night beeping house alarm on our street and  first floor neighbours moving out the following day ) I found some time for crafting ;0)

This is what I've created :

I love vintage style so I add little vintage details like some twine, satin ribbon bow with the pearl decoration or white edge inking.

I used the satin ribbon for the bow from the Fabric Land sprayed with the Glimmer Mist and for the eye catching decoration I made my handmade brad ( made of the brass ring and pearl stud earring )

 Used Material :

Cream, MME and Core'dination cardstock, Bazzill orange peel, Botanica tag from Etsy, October Afternoon patterned paper, Melissa Frances transfer, Spellbinder Nestabilities, Provo craft embossing folder, Martha Stewart doily border punch, Glimmer mist, Brass ring, Large pearl stud earring, White acrylic colour, Pearl stickers and brown ink pad.

17 June 2011

Let's rock . . .

Hooray! Friday is here :0). You don't need to guess what is today. Yap! Another exciting Cardmakers challenge. It's Kathy's turn and she would like us to make cards that rock, or wobble because they have a curved base or for a double dare make it a Rock and Roll themed card too :0)
Daring Cardmakers  design team made fabulous cards again. So why not to join in with your entry. 

Here is my card :

I used dollhouse picture frame for Melissa Frances "Baby" transfer. You can play with the frame using  Distress ink like I did. Flowers are from the  Wild Orchid Crafts.

 I attached garland on the twine with the large brass brads from the Paperchase and I customise John Lewis pearl pins using some yellow wooden beads.

 Used Material:

 Bazzill and MME kraft cardstock, MME Lost and Found patterned paper, Tissue paper, Doily, Melissa Frances transfer, Papermania Alphaminis, Picture frame, Cotton ribbon (from The Ribbon Reel ), Twine,  Brass brads, Pearl pins, Wooden beads, Distress tool, Thread, Ink pads

13 June 2011

Ribbon Reel Challenge #4

Welcome to Ribbon Reel Challenge # 4. This time with talented Pauline. She came up with the idea to create a card or project using the inspiration photo plus colours Blue, Kraft, Black and Grey/Silver (with the added option to make a Father's Day/ masculine card).
Here you can find what our team created don't forget that we got some fabulous prize to win.

Inspiration photo :

And here is my vrrrrm vrrrrm card ....  and message for my dad  : "I love you "

 and my car temlate for free download 

 Used Material :

Bazzill and Core'dination cardstock, Crate paper, Making Memories artisan trading cards, K&Co Tag pad,Provo Craft embossing folder, Ribbons ( from  The Ribbon Reel ), Crushed velvet and fabric brads, Circle punch, Papermania Alpha Minis, Ink pads

12 June 2011

New Baby

A baby is cuddles and tickles on toes,
The sweet scent of powder, a kiss on the nose.
A baby is teddy bears, rattles, powder, and pins,
Meals at midnight, giggles, and grins.

This card is for one very special couple and their first new baby arrival :  

I pleated the ribbon for the milky illusion :0) and added some shabby details 

Here is my little confession : this is the first time what I've used the acetate 

My baby bottle template. Click on the picture than save and enjoy :0) 
It is 100% size.

Used Material :

 Cream and kraft cardstock, Bazzill Dotted Swiss, Cosmo Cricket, MME, Crate Paper, Spellbinders Nestabillities, Ribbons and lace, Flower bead and metal safety charm, Acetate, Kaser Craft Rub ons, Prima Marketing pearl stickers, Brown and turquoise ink pads, Thread, Piercing tool

10 June 2011

Father Christmas

It's Daring Cardmakers Friday again and this time super talented  Jo  is our host. She has chosen Father Christmas as the theme. That is fantastic because I love Christmas cards! There are so many possibilities and ideas in my head :0) My Christmas picture is every time connected with magic of snow and calmness, festive and meeting my dearest family. What about yours?

Enjoy more inspiration from The Daring Carmakers Design Team  here

 "Ho ho ho  Meeeeerry Christmas" :0) from my Father Christmas :

 I used  felt, cardstock, circle and oval punch for Santa. Some stitches for his mouth. Glitter glue on the nose and pom poms ( I stitched 3 together ) for the hat.

Rub ons with "Ho Ho Ho" sentiment on the mounting pads for dimension

 Used Material :

Cream card for the base, Red and white cardstock, MME + Crate Paper + K&Co (Assorted Tags paper), Bo Bunny rub ons, Martha Stewart snowflake punch, Woodware circle and oval punch, Corner chomper, Paper crimper, Lace, Cotton cord, Glitter glue, Mini pom poms, Mounting pads, Threads, Ink pads.

8 June 2011

Beep Beep

For celebration and honoring our fathers I've made some quick card ... of course with a beep beep on :0)

 Used Material:

 Bazzill cardstock, MME and Cosmo Cricket patterned paper, Splellbinder die, Doodlebug cute cuts, Ribbons, Paper flowers, Fabric ( for the flower ), Button, Large eyelets, Brads, Dew drop, Melissa Frances transfer, Latter stickers, Distress tool, Paper crimper, Thread, Ink pad

3 June 2011

Roses and Honeysuckle

This week are Daring Cardmakers returning to their First Friday of the Month series of Flower challenges. The flowers for June are the Roses and Honeysuckle. I went for the pink and white roses.

In flower language roses represent :
white - eternal love, silence or innocence, wistfulness, virtue, purity and secrecy
pink - grace
and the Honeysuckle represent devoted affection, bonds of love

Here is my card :

 Used Material :

Cream blank card, MME patterned papers, Flowers, Spellbinder Nestabilities, Provo craft embossing folder, Lace and ribbon, Letter stickers, Rub - ons ( Glitz ), Pearl stickers, Pink thread and ink pad.