Sunday 19 February 2012

Red, Blue and Green

Our challenge this week at The Crafty Pad is a trio of colours: RED, BLUE and GREEN. We want to see all these colours on your fab creations !!

Our sponser this week is: My Memories Digital Suite and the prize is a FREE download of their software !!

This week the team got to play with Debbies  "Oliver Fishing" digi image. Great for little men and big boys !!
I have paper pieced Olivers clothes and the little worm !! The paper used on my card is from a pad by Basic Grey called " Oxford"

Can`t wait to see what you fab crafters come up with  and remember........have fun !!

Would like to enter:
Allsorts: anything goes
Craft Your days Away: paper piecing
Hotshot crafts: one for the boys
Wags"n"Whiskers: masculine birthday

Friday 17 February 2012

I do love a challenge !!

Them thats knows me, knows I don`t do straight (because I can`t) and I don`t have a good relationship with white (because it doesn`t stay white for very long) !! So me being me and I do love a challenge, decided to make a starfold card !!

So what do you have to start off with...a white bit of card which then has to be cut into a triangle !! ha, ha !! Then you have to cut all the lining paper to fit !! ha, ha!! Anyway I did it and I LOVE my card !! I`ved used my lovely stamp called "Armfuls of Wishes" by Little Claire, coloured in with promarkers. All the backing paper has had all the edges distressed ( to try and hide wonky lines) and then inked and a wavy black line then drawn round. A little bit of lace has been added to the six outer edges and then on the front my lovely rosette flowers added. The sentiment is from another set by Little Claire also. "Hay presto" one starfold card !!

Would like to enter:

Little Claire: romance
Alota rubber Stamps: shaped Card
Paper Pretties: unique Fold
Whimsy Inspires: anything but a square card

Thursday 16 February 2012

Soooo cute !!

Just thought I would share with you this really cute bookmark I have made !!

The stamps are from a set by Hobby Art . I have decoupaged the hedgehog and little duck and the background has been done with distress inks. Would make a fab pressie for anyone !!

Would like to enter:

Pixie Cottage: Sketch/and or Anything But a Card
Truly Scrumptious: All Creatures Great and Small

Tuesday 14 February 2012

Ride-um Cowboy !!

Check out the monthly challenge over at Woodware its a sketch:
For my take of the sketch I have used the set of stamps from Woodware called "Cowboy" by Francoise Read. To make the rope frames,  I stamped the sentiment rope frame over and over again and then cut it into pieces to make the bigger frames ( yes I know alot of work, but its worth it !!)  I decoupaged the coyboys head to bring him forard. The whole panel is then mounted on foam. The background is coloued with distress inks and the images are coloured in with promarkers.

Would like to enter:

One Stitch at a Time: Anything Goes
Hotshot Crafts: One For the Boys
Poodles Parlour: Anything

Sunday 12 February 2012

The Letter " B"

No not what you`s our theme for The Crafty Pad Challenge 157 this week !! We want to see anything that begins with the letter "B " on your card be it buttons, bows, bling etc !!

Our lovely sponser this week is: Crafty Emmas Store who has a prize for the winner of £10 to spend in her fab online shop !!

The team got to play with Debbies digi image of " Lulu blowing Bubbles" which can be found HERE.

For my card I have used just a few BUTTONS !! And a couple of BOWS. The paper is from a pad by Echo Park called "Victoria Gardens". Lulu has been coloured in with promarkers and I have used glossy accents to make her BUBBLES. The Spellbinders die I have used is from the set called " Beaded Circles ". The sentiment ticket is also one of Debbies and can be found HERE

Would like to enter:
Crafty Emma: Loads of Layers
The Poodles Parlour: Anything

Friday 10 February 2012

DT Call

Calling all you fab crafty girls and guys !! The Crafty Pad is having a DT call !! We are looking for six, yes six new members to join our team !! Check out all the details here
The DT call is open until 25th February and I can assure you its a fun place to be !! Check it out !!

Thursday 9 February 2012

Anyone miss me ????

I sure have missed all of you guys !! I have had MEGA MEGA computer troubles, but I`m back online now !! Whoppeeeee !! Can`t wait to see what all you lovely crafters have been upto !!  Bare with me as it will take a bit of time to get up to speed  with everyone !!

hugs Diane xx
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