The Paper Shelter Challenge #598 - Fantasy or Fairy Tale

Good morning and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from The Paper Shelter. This week our challenge is for you to create a card or project with the theme of fantasy or fairy tale characters. You could use mermaids, fairies, unicorns, dragons or go for Cinderella, Snow White or a fairy tale prince. There are so many different images you could choose, so why not have a look at the Fantasy section over on The Paper Shelter website.

For my card I used the gorgeous The Fairy and The Flower and made a big 8 x 8 inch card for a work colleague's birthday. 


Recipe:

Stamps: The Fairy and The Flower from The Paper Shelter, Fairy Hair from Sweet November Stamps

Papers: Bubble Bath & Mossy Meadow both from Stampin' Up, Soft Romance Patterned Papers from Craft Sensations, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Bubble Bath from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers, Pearlescent Chalks from Pebbles Inc.

Accessories: Ribbon, Lace & Flowers all from stash, X-Cut Border Die, Butterfly Die 6002/0390 & Open Heart With Butterfly Dies 6002/0381 both from Joy Crafts, Pearls from Simply Creative

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - E71, E74, E77
Eyes - E70, E71, E74
Lips - Rv04, RV06
Dress - RV10, RV13, RV14
Wings - RV000, RV00, RV02, RV04
Flower - RV04, RV06, RV09, G14, G17, G19

And that's all from me for this post today! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Paper Shelter Challenge blog and check out all the other fabulous creations from the rest of the DT and why not join in the fun whilst you are there?! As always there are some amazing prizes up for grabs! 

All Things Magical and Mythical #129 Featuring Merwee Party from Sweet November Stamps

Good morning and welcome to this week's All Things Magical and Mythical post. This week, I have yet another mermaid card for #mermay, which includes another 3 mermaids for the Sweet November Stamps Facebook Challenge as well. This was a really fun image to colour up with these cute little mermaids having a birthday party. 


Recipe:

Stamps: Merwee Party from Sweet November Stamps

Papers: Fresh Freesia, Bermuda Bay (Retired), Pumpkin Pie & Gorgeous Grape all from Stampin' Up, Beyond The Shore Patterned Papers from First Edition, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Copic Markers

Accessories: Waves Dies & Seaweed Dies both from eBay, Sugar Plum Glitter Drops, Aquatic Mist Glitter Drops & Caribbean Ocean Crystal Drops all from Nuvo, Under The Sea Dies from First Edition

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Pink Hair - RV04, RV06, RV09
Yellow Tail - Y13, Y15, Y19 
Green Hair - YG11, YG13, YG17
Teal Tail - BG45, BG57, BG49
Blue Hair - B63, B66, B69
Purple Tail - RV55, RV66, RV69
Bikini Top - BG13, BG15
Party Hats - YR21, YR23, YR24, YR04, YR07
Pufferfish Balloons - YG01, YG03, YG05, YG67
Octopus Banner - FV2, V01, V12, V15, B00, B02, B04, B06, Y13, Y15, RV21, RV23
Seaweed Streamers - YG05, YG07, YG09
Starfish - YR15, YR16, YR18
Shell Present - YR02, YR04, RV21, RV23, RV25
Purple Present - V05, V06, Y15, Y19
Plum Present - Y06, Y08, RV93, RV95, RV99, B14, B16, B18
Pink Present - RV04, RV06, RV09, Y06, Y08, BG45, BG57
Sand - YR21, E30, E31, E33
Sea - B000, B00, B01, B02

And that's all from me for this post today! Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you all again soon. 



All Things Magical and Mythical #128 & Scene It Sunday #190 Featuring SN Gal Calypso from Sweet November Stamps

Good morning! Welcome to this week's combined post of All Things Magical & Mythical and Scene It Sunday. I have been so busy at work this past week that I just didn't have time to write my blogposts up, so thought I would just combine them!

To add to my #mermay challenge folder that Sweet November stamps are doing this month, I used this gorgeous mermaid with her eel friend and the sea bed background image, all of which were available briefly as digi stamps with the new release. 


Recipe:

Stamps: SN Gal Calypso, The Deep & Merwees Set #1 all from Sweet November Stamps

Papers: Melon Mambo & Highland Heather both from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Melon Mambo from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers, Clear Sparkle Pen from Spectrum Noir

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - V12, V15, V17, V28
Eyes - BG45, BG57
Tail - RV23, RV25, RV29
Fin & Top - BG13, BG15
Beads in Hair - Y19, RV55, BG32, FYG2
Eel - BV20, BV23, BV25
Sand & Sand Cones - E42, Y21, Y23, Y26
Fissure - Y32, Y35, Y38
Orange Coral - YR15, YR16, YR18
Purple Coral - RV66, RV69
Seaweed - YG13, YG17
Clam Shell - R43, R46
Moss - YG45, YG67
Rock - N3, N4, N6
Pebbles - W6
Sea - BG01, BG02, BG05, BG07, BG09

And that's all from me for this post! Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you all again soon! 

Something Else on Saturday #254 Featuring Wee One from Wee Stamps

Good morning and welcome to this week's Something Else on Saturday post. This week I am sharing a card I made for a work colleague who has left to have hr baby girl this week. I just love this cute image from Wee Stamps and often pull it out for baby cards, which I only make as needed. Lots of pretty pink papers and some embellishments really added to the girliness of this cute image! 


Recipe:

Stamps: Wee One from Wee Stamps, For You Circular Sentiments from Lily of the Valley

Papers: Bubble Bath & Crumb Cake both from Stampin' Up, Tiny Miracles Patterned Papers from Lemoncraft, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Bubble Bath from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers, Pearlescent Chalks from Pebbles Inc.

Accessories: Ribbon, Lace & Doily all from stash, Alphabet Dies from Amazon, Circle & Scalloped Circle Nestabilities both from Spellbinders, Adorning Accents Dies from Stampin' Up, Pearls from Simply Creative

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - E50, E51, E53, E55
Outfit - RV10, RV11, RV13
Pram - E41, E42, E43, E44, R81, R83, R85
Wheels - E43, E44, E47
Horse - E70, E71, E74, RV10, RV11, RV13
Bird - Y21, Y23, Y26, Y38
Ground - E40, E41, E42

And that's all from me for this post. Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you all again soon! 

Scene It Sunday #189 Featuring The Guppies from Sweet November Stamps

Good morning! I can't believe the weekend is almost over! I hope you all had a great weekend! Sundays are generally a crafting day for me, so let's hope it doesn't get too hot today! 

For today's card I have another Sweet November Stamps clear stamp set with these cute mermaids and their fishy friends! I am trying to do the Sweet November Stamps Facebook challenge of colouring in 20 mermaids throughout the month of May and these four take my total up to 10, so halfway there now! I am trying to do 20 completely different ones as well! 

Anyway here they are on a DL sized card with a few seaweed die cuts and some paint splattered sand! 

This card is for 

Recipe:

Stamps: The Guppies from Sweet November Stamps

Papers: Berry Burst, Bermuda Bay (Retired), Crumb Cake & By The Shore DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Bermuda Bay (Retired) form Stampin' Up, Copic Markers, Watercolour Paints, Clear Sparkler Pen  from Spectrum Noir

Accessories: Under The Sea Dies from First Edition, Under The Sea Dies from La-La Land Crafts

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Purple - V12, V15, V17
Pink -RV63, RV55, RV66
Turquoise - BG45, BG57, BG49
Yellow - Y13, Y15, Y19
Blue Fish - B02, B04, Y17
Green Fish - YG03, YG05, YG07

And that's all from me for this post today. Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you all again soon! 

Something Else on Saturday #253 Featuring Aquata from Sweet November Stamps

Good morning and happy Saturday! For today's Something Else on Saturday, I have used another of my Sweet November Stamps mermaid stamps. I have a few of the clear stamp sets, but am so glad that they are now releasing all their clear sets in a digi bundle for a few days as I just don't have the space for loads more clear stamps and if you know me, mermaid stamps are always a must have! 

Anyway I made a quick A5 sized card for this one, with just a couple of pieces of patterned papers and a sentiment from a different stamp set and a few dots of Nuvo drops! 

This card is also for

Recipe:

Stamps: Aquata & Merwees Set #1 both from Sweet November Stamps

Papers: Granny Apple Green & Bermuda Bay (Retired) both from Stampin' Up, Under The Sea Patterned Papers from Noor Design, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Granny Apple Green from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Bermuda Bay Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Apple Green Crystal Drops & Aquatic Mist Glitter Drops both from Nuvo

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - YG05, YG07, YG09
Eyebrows - YG09
Tail - BG02, BG05, BG07, BG09
Octopus - V12, V15, V17, YR1, YR15
Starfish - YR15, YR16, YR18
Beads - RV17, RV19, Y15, Y18
Rock - BG93, BG96, T1, T2, T4, T5, T6, E33, E35
Sand - YR31, E42, E43, E44
Pebbles - T5
Sea - B000, B00, B01, B02

And that's all from me for today. Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you all again soon!

Ink 'n' Splatter Inspiration Post Featuring Wise Owl

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to my DT inspiration post for Ink 'n' Splatter. Today, I have made this cute little bookmark featuring the newly released Wise Owl stamp set and some paper from the Easter Egg Explosion Paper Pack. I love making cute book marks like this to use at school and the kids love to see them all too. 

This bookmark is for

Recipe:

Stamps: Wise Owl from Ink 'n' Splatter

Papers: Melon Mambo & Smoky Slate both from Stampin' Up, Easter Egg Explosion Paper Pack from Ink 'n' Splatter, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Copic Markers

Accessories: Regal Rose Ribbon, Smoky Slate Ribbon & Pistachio Pudding Ribbon (All Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Tag Sale Die #6 from Papertrey Ink

Copics Used:
Owl - W00, W0, W1, W4, W5, W6, Y35, Y38, YR23, YR24, Y23, Y26
Books - RV21, RV23, RV25, BG10, BG13, BG15, BG18, YR65, YR68, R43, R46, V21, V15, BG05, Y15, Y19, R24, R27, E97, G82, G85, B04, B06
Mug - BG53, BG45, BG57, E27

And that's all from me for this post. Thanks for sopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Ink 'n' Splatter blog and check out all the other fabulous creations from the rest of the DT. Why not share your own creations in the Ink 'n' Splatter Facebook group as well?!

The Paper Shelter Challenge #596 - Lots of Layers

Good morning and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from The Paper Shelter. This week our challenge is for you to use lots of layers on your card or project and if you have seen my cards, you will know this challenge is perfect for me as I just love adding lots of layers to my cards! The more the better!

For my card, I used the gorgeous Enchanting Fairy Portrait and made a big birthday card for one of my work colleagues! Lots of layers, bright colours and some pretty butterflies all topped with some black to make those colours pop. You can't see in the photo, but her wings are all covered with a clear sparkle pen as well for that touch of shimmer.

This card is also for

Recipe:

Stamps: Enchanted Fairy Portrait from The Paper Shelter, Birthday Unicorns from Isabel Cristina Stamps

Papers: Melon Mambo, Basic Black, Polka Dot Parade DSP (Retired) & Quatrefancy DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty, Card Blank from Crafts UK

Inks: Copic Markers, Clear Sparkle Pen from Spectrum Noir

Accessories: Basic Black Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Darla Butterfly Die, Vivienne Butterfly Die, Cascadia Butterfly Trio Die & Leavenworth Butterfly Trio Die all from Memory Box, Chantilly Lace Stamping Frame Dies from Die'Sire, Doohickey Tilda's Lace Border Die from Magnolia

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - RV13, RV14, RV17
Eyes - BG02, BG05, BG07
Lips - V01, V12, V15
Wings - N10, B02, B04, BG05, BG07, BG09, BG13, BG15, Y19, YR04, YR07, V05, V06, RV04, RV06
Top - RV04, RV06, RV09, V05, V06, V09

And that's all from me for this post. Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you all again soon. Don't forget to pop on over to the Paper Shelter Challenge blog and check out all the other fabulous creations from the rest of the DT and why not join in the fun whilst you are there. As always there are some amazing prizes to be won! 

All Things Magical and Mythical #127 Featuring Chibi Estrella from Zekesami

Good morning and welcome to this week's All Things Magical and Mythical post. I'm carrying on with my #mermay cards today with this cutie from Zekesami, a store I found on Etsy. I finally remembered to use me mermaid scales stencil that I have had for ages and then stuck in down upside down and didn't realise until I added the sentiment. By then it was too late as everything was stuck really hard! Oh well never mind! 


Recipe:

Stamps: Chibi Estrella from Zekesami, Mermaid For Each Other from My Favorite Things

Papers: Daffodil Delight, Whisper White, Bermuda Bay (Retired) & Best Year Ever DSP (Retired) all from Stampin'  Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Melon Mambo from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers, Clear Sparkle Gelly Roll Pen, Salty Ocean, Mermaid Lagoon & Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide Inks all from Tim Holtz

Accessories: Bermuda Bay Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Gems form Hobbycraft, Die-Namics Catch-A-Wave Die form My Favorite Things, Mermaid Scales Stencil from That Craft Place

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - BG45, BG57, BG49
Stars & Tail - Y32, Y35, Y38
Top, Trim & Fin - RV13, RV14, RV17

And that's all from me for today! Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you all again soon! 

Scene It Sunday #188 Featuring Meri the Oddleigh Mermaid and Friends from Leigh SB Designs

Good morning and welcome to this week's Scene It Sunday. As it is #mermay this month, I just had to make another mermaid card (You'll be sick of seeing them by the end of the month!)  I actually won this digi set in Leigh's challenge a while ago and kept her just for #mermay. I just love that cute little turtle that comes in the set! 


Recipe:

Stamps: Meri the Oddleigh Mermaid and Friends from Leigh SB Designs

Papers: Tahitian Tide & Gorgeous Grape both from Stampin' Up, Beyond The Short Patterned Papers from First Edition, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Copic Markers

Accessories: Purple Rain & Blue Lagoon Glitter drops from Nuvo

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - V12, V15, V17, V28
Eyes - BG02, BG05, BG07
Eyebrows - V12, V15
Lips - RV04, RV06, RV09
Tail - BG13, BG15, BG18
Fins, Tops & Bows - RV02, RV04, RV06
Sea - B01, B12, B02, B04, B14
Fish - BG32, BG34, B00, B02, B04, B06, V01, V05, V06, YR23, YR24
Turtle - YG11, YG13, YG17, YG07, YG09, YG67

And that's all from me for this post. Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you all again soon!

The Paper Shelter Challenge #598 - Fantasy or Fairy Tale

Good morning and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from The Paper Shelter. This week our challenge is for you to create a card or...