29 April 2011

By Royal Appoitment

Today we have a very special day not only The Daring Cardmakers new challenge day but also the BIG ROYAL WEDDING DAY. You don't need to guess what is our dare this week :0)  YES you right it is to design card with the royal or patriotic theme.

Here is my first royal card ever :

 Used Material:

Bazzill kraft and Coredination cardstock, K&Company chipboard tag, Graphics Fairy image, Crate paper rub-on, Gems, Paper flowers, Lace and string, Distress tool

22 April 2011

Speaking professionally

 The Daring Cardmakers  challenge time is today! Talented Rein is our hostess this week and her fantastic challenge is all about speaking professionally. The dare is to design some card for a cook, a gardener, a pilot, a nurse ... or any other job you want. 

My card is for a chef :0) .... please enjoy your meal!   :0)

 Used Material:

AC, Bazzill and Bit's N Pieces Cardstock, Cosmo Cricket patterned paper, Ribbon from The Ribbon Reel, Large brads and kitchen tools (cut out from wrapping paper) from Paperchase, String, Paper flowers, Printed sentiment from PC, Black ink and fine pen.

15 April 2011

Spring Fling

What a splash of colours behind our windows. There is no doubt that spring has just sprung. This week is Natty's turn at  The Daring Cardmakers. Our challenge was to design a spring fling card. I've chosen to give some action to my creation so I came up with these bouncy eggs in a box :0)     ....boing ...boing ...boing

Used Material:
Bazzill cardstock, MME patterned paper, Melissa Frances transfer, Wire, Large eyelet, Satin flowers, Lace, Ric-rac ribbon, Gems, Black ink, Thread and mounting pads

11 April 2011

The Fine Art of Egg Dyeing

What would be Easter without decorating and colouring eggs? Here are some homemade dyes you can use: 

And here is my dyeing :0) I've used my very first punch what I've ever bought - Sizzix Puddle Punch

Used Material:

Bazzill cardstock, Crate Paper, Sizzix and Woodware flower punch, Scenic Route Paper easter rub-on, Ribbon, Papermania buttons, Distress tool, Threads and black ink pad

8 April 2011

Draw a Bird Day

This week is Lythan's turn at The Daring Cardmakers . April 8 is national DRAW A BIRD DAY. According to Wikipedia, this holiday began in the 1940's  as a day when people all over the world draw birds. These images are then shared for everyone's viewing pleasure.
So grab your pencils, pens, copics or letrasets. Ready, set, draw!

Here is my birdie I drew it on the shoe label:

 Used Material:

 Southfield stationary linen paper for the base, American Crafts cardstock, My Mind's Eye Stella Rose paper, Melissa Frances transfers, Scenic Route Paper rub-on words, Large Eylets, Letraset Promarkers ( Black, Pastel blue, Ruby), Round corner punch,Wool Yarn, Thread, Mounting pads, Brown ink pad

5 April 2011

Some bunny loves you

Did you know that 90 million chocolate Easter bunnies are made for Easter each year? And that 76 percent of people eat the ears on chocolate bunnies first? :0) Wow, now I want to eat some chocolate :0)

Here is my bunny, eat with your eyes only!  :0)

 Used Material:

 Bazzill and American crafts cardstock, Crate Paper, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Bunny and large paper roses (from Fabricland), Scenic Route easter rub-ons, Ribbon (from my mum), Martha Stewart doily edge punch,  Paper roses (Wild orchid crafts), Buttons, Gems, Thread, Ink pad and white gel pen.

3 April 2011

You are one in a million

I cannot believe we have already April here! Time is flying so fast this year. Isn't it? I am so pleased to be with The Daring Cardmakers. The Design Team is so nice and so talented. You have chance to join in with us too just click here for more information to discover how easy is to share your talent with other cardmakers. You can be one in a million like my card bellow :0)

Used material:
Bazzill cardstock, My Mind's Eye (6x6 pad), Cuttlebug Provo Craft, Paper flowers,Cotton ribbon and pom pom trim, Prima pearls stickers, Melissa Frances transfer, Decorative heart pin (from Ribbon Reel), Scallop circle punch, Button, Thread and ink pads 

1 April 2011

The Flowers for April

I am so excited to tell you a big news today! I was asked to join The Daring Cardmakers  Design Team. Oh, I am so delighted to be designing for them and hope that I can inspire all the visitors and talented cardmakers!  

Today is also the first day of month. So our dare is to create The Flower for April which are the Daisy and Sweet pea.

Here is my card:

Used Material:

 Bazzil cardstock, Basic Grey and Crate Paper, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Papermania paper flowers, Crushed velvet brads (dyed with letraset), Cardstock letter sticker, Ribbons, Traicing paper (for the wings),  PC and printer, Thread, Gel pen and black ink pad.