Happy Easter from Shelly and Nibbles

Good morning and welcome to today's post. I was lucky enough to win some fabulous digis from Sweet November Stamps this month - their last release, which I am sad about as I have only recently discovered these cuties from Amy Young and fast became an avid follower of both Amy and the Sweet November stamps. Using Amy's colour along video that she did on Facebook a few weeks back, I created this cute scene using 2 of the digis that I won.

Now I'm by no means a drawer at all, but I think this turned out pretty good! The tree was totally inspired by Amy as was the river which I decided to add in at the last minute, hence why it's not very big at all! I do think my tree's branches are a bit too long, and I went for the stippling technique to do the leaves rather than curls like Amy did, but I do like it! I added the sentiment with my new alphabet dies from Mama Elephant, but as an after thought, should have done Hoppy Easter instead of Happy!

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Recipe:

Stamps: Nibbles Bunny & Shelly Bunny both from Sweet November Stamps

Papers: Soft Sky, Wild Wasabi & Tea & Crumpets DSP (All retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Copic Markers

Accessories: Whimsy Alphas Dies from Mama Elephant

Copics Used:
Shelly Bunny (On Left) - E30, E31, E33, E35, E37, R30, R20, R81, R83, R85
Easter Egg - V01, V12, V04, V06, Y04, Y06, Y08, BG11, BG13, BG15
Nibbles Bunny (On Right) - E41, E42, E43, E44, E47, R30, R21, R22, B32, B34, B37
Carrot - G82, G85, YR04, YR07, YR09
Leaves - YG21, YG13, YG17, YG07, YG09, YG63, R46
Tree - E71, E74, E77, E79
Door - R35, R37, R39, E23, E25, YR24, YR27
Windows - Y11, Y21, E23, E25
Stone Path - W4, W6
Grass - G00, G03, G05, G07, G09
Hills - G20, G43, G21, G24
Sky - B0000, B000, B00, B01
Grass at Water Edge - G94, G99
River - B12, B14, B16, B18
Mud - E43, E44, E47

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

LeAnn's World 101 Inspiration Post

Good morning and welcome to my inspiration post for LeAnn's World 101 today! I hope you are all keeping safe with this virus pandemic and have a bit more time for crafting too!

My card today uses the adorable My Home image, which I combined with some old retired papers from Stampin' Up for a bright, summery look! I'm in desperate need of some warm summer sun, but don't think that's on the horizon just yet!


Recipe:

Stamps: My Home from LeAnn's World 101, Compact Sentiments Part One from Waltzing Mouse Stamps

Papers: Real Red, Old Olive, Perfect Plum (Retired) & Summer Picnic DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Real Red from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers, Pearlescent Chalks from Pebbles Inc., Clear Star Gelly Roll Pen

Accessories: Old Olive Twill Ribbon (Retired) form Stampin' Up, Glitter Flower Stickers from The Range, Butterfly Punch from X-Cut

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - T5, T7, T9
Eyes - YG11, YG13, YG17
Lips - RV66, RV69
Dress - V12, V15, V17
Belt & Shoes - BV23, BV25, BV29
Bow on Shoes - V04, V06
Flower - V04, V06, V09, Y35, Y38
Roof - R24, R27, R29, R46
House - E41, E42, E43, E44
Doorway - E43, E44, E47
Lights - Y15, Y38
Door & Windows - R24, R27, R29
Doorknob - Y26, Y28
Brown Toadstools - E50, E51, E53, E55
Red Toadstools - R14, R17, R35, E40, E41, E42
Grass - YG05, YG07, YG09

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the LeAnn's World 101 blog and check out all the other fabulous creations from the rest of the DT this month and why not visit the challenge blog too and join in with the fun yourself!

The Paper Shelter Challenge #420 Flowers of spring

Good morning and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from The Paper Shelter. This week our challenge is called Flowers of Spring, so we want to see lots of pretty flowers on your card, whether as an image or as embellishments or even on patterned papers.

I used the gorgeous Tulips for my card, which I think are the perfect flowers for spring, along with daffodils of course. Unfortunately I didn't have any yellow tulips paper flowers to add to my card, so I used my flowers from PetalLu instead. After printing and colouring her, I fussy cut round her to add to a yellow dotted background, which I much prefer to a white one!



Recipe:

Stamps: Tulips from The Paper Shelter, Compact Sentiments Part One from Waltzing Mouse Stamps

Papers: So Saffron, Balmy Blue, So Saffron Prints DSP (Retired) & Cheerful Treat DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: So Saffron from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Whisper White Ribbon from Stampin' UP, Gilded Oval Dies from Little Darlings Rubber Stamps, Duck Egg Blue Crystal Drops from Nuvo, Flowers from PetalLu

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - E53, E55, E57
Eyes - E57, E59
Lips - RV04, RV06
Dress - B91, B93, B95, Y21, Y23, Y26
Hat & Shoes - B93, B95, B97, B99
Flowers on Hat & Shoes - Y15, Y17
Tulips - Y32, Y35, Y38
Basket - E31, E33, E35

And that's all from me for this post folks! 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 to be won!

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Something Else on Saturday #52 Featuring A Bug Deal from Lawn Fawn

Good morning and welcome to this week's Something Else on Saturday post. I got some of the new Lawn Fawn sets this month and this one with all these cute little bugs just reminded me so much of A Bug's Life, which is one of my favourite Disney movies, so had to grab it!

I attempted to make a more masculine birthday card this time, as they are ones I rarely have in my stash and these bugs work so well for it.

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Recipe:

Stamps: A Bug Deal from Lawn Fawn

Papers: Mossy Meadow, Soft Suede & To The Nines DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Mossy Meadow from Stampin' Up, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers

Accessories: Olive Branch & Dark Walnut Crystal Drops both from Nuvo

Copics Used:
Branches - E13, E17, E18
Leaves - YG61, YG63, YG67
Caterpillar - E21, E23, E25
Cupcake - Y13, Y15, Y19, E89, G03, G07
Butterfly - T0, T2, T4, V12, V15, V17, V99
Woodlice - W3, W5
Ladybird - C5, C7, R35, R37, R39
Grasshopper - YG21, YG23, YG25
Worm - E84, E87, E89

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

Faery Ink Inspiration Post Spring Moon Lahla

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to my inspiration post for the new release from Faery Ink. This gorgeous image is called Spring Moon Lahla - isn't she just gorgeous?! I went for a blue and silver colour combo on this one, but coloured her before looking for patterned papers and I am seriously lacking in anything silver or dark blue! Need to fix that!

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You can read more about this card over on the Faery Ink blog and whilst you're there check out all the other new releases from this month so far! 

Something Else on Saturday #51 Featuring Sweet Plushies from Clearly Besotted

Good Saturday morning and welcome to this week's Something Else on Saturday post. I cannot believe we are in March already - where has the past two months gone to?! I had a long list of things to do during my half term holiday the other week and got hardly any of them done and today's card shares a stamp set that is one of the reasons why. I stamped up lots of my new goodies and coloured them all, rather than ticking off things (boring things, mind you!) off my to do list.

Today's card uses the adorable Sweet Plushies from Clearly Besotted's February release - aren't they just adorable?! I made a grid style card, but this time cut out the rectangles and layered them on top of the paper rather then trying to get them all lined up to make a frame! I went for lots of bright colours with this one as well.


Recipe:

Stamps: Sweet Plushies from Clearly Besotted

Papers: Daffodil Delight, Bermuda Bay, Very Vanilla * Polka Dot Parade DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers

Accessories: Class Rectangle & Classic Scalloped Rectangle Nestabilities both from Spellbinders, No End Borders Die 6002/0479 from Joy Crafts

Copics Used:
Doughnut - E34, E35, R20, RV11, RV13, RV14
Cookie - E42, E43, E44, E47, E49, R20
Pancakes - E11, E13, E15, E51, Y32, E51, E53, E55, Y21, Y23, R20
Cupcake - V12, V15, V17. E71, E74, E77, R20, R24, R27, R29, Blender
Ice Cream Cone - E42, E43, E44, Y21, Y23, Y26, R20, R81, R83, R85, Y35, BG45, BG32, FV2
Macaron - BG10, BG11, BG32, BG34, BG23, R20
Milkshake - BG53, BG45, BG57,V04, V06, RV06, RV09, BG10, BG11, BG13, Y15, Y18
Waffle - E30, E34, E33, E35, R20
Cake - E50, E51, E53, E55, E0000, R17, R46, R59, R32, R43
Speech Bubble - G12, G14

And that's all from me for this week's Something Else on Saturday post! Thanks for stopping by and hope to see you again soon! 

The Paper Shelter Challenge #418 Circle It

Good morning everyone and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from The Paper Shelter. This week our challenge is called Circle It, so we want to see lots of circles on your project!

I used the gorgeous Little Flower Lady for my card, using my Grand Nestabilities to make a circular card base and then added another layer using a different circle die, followed by a circular sentiment frame. I made this into a Mother's Day card as it is Mother's Day here in the UK at the end of March.


Recipe:

Stamps: Little Flower Lady from The Paper Shelter, Pretty Peonies from Papertrey Ink

Papers: So Saffron, Rococo Rose & So Saffron Prints DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Patterned Papers from The Works, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Rococo Rose from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Grand Decorative Circles Nestabilities & Circles Nestabilities both from Spellbinders, Double Scallop Doily Die & Happy Sayings Die both from Whimsy Stamps, Leavenworth Butterfly Trio Dies from Memory Box, Pearls from Simply Creative, Ribbon Roses from stash

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - E50, E51, E53, E55
Eyes - YG61, YG63, YG67
Lips - RV00, RV02
Yellow - Y32, Y35, Y38
Pink - R81, R83, R85, R39
Shoes - E53, E55, E47
Basket - E13, E15
Leaves - G24, G28
Flowers - RV11, RV13, Y11, Y13, BV00, BV01

And that's all from me for this post folks! 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 to be won!

Did Someone Say Cake?

Good morning and welcome to today's post! I thought I would share with you all a little card I made at the weekend for the Inky Paws Challenge using Newton's Nook Designs Stamps. I love these cute kitties and when I saw the new challenge was to use polka dots, I just had to join in as dots are my fave pattern. I have heaps of clothes, bags, hair accessories and shoes with dots on and they are always my favourite patterned papers to use in my card making too!

I used strips of dotty papers to make the background look a bit like the cake from the stamp with the scalloped edging. Love how bright and colourful this card is!

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Recipe:

Stamps: Newton Loves cake from Newton Nook Designs

Papers: Melon Mambo, Bermuda Bay, Whisper White & Polka Dot Parade DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Small dotty papers from Clearly Besotted, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Melon Mambo from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Melon Mambo Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, No End Borders Dies 6002/0479 from Joy Crafts

Copics Used:
Fur - BV20, BV23, BV25, BV29
Inner Ears - R30, R20
Collar - V22, V25, T2, T4
Cake - RV63, RV55, RV66, BG45, BG57, BG49, V12, V15, V17, BG01, BG02, BG05
Candles - YR15, YR18, YG13, YG17, Y08, Y17
Plate - T0, T2
Ground - E70, E71, E74

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


Stampers Delights Anime Fairy New Release

Good evening everyone and welcome to my DT post for the new releases from Stampers Delights. Tonight I am sharing the gorgeous Anime Fairy image.


Something Else on Saturday #50 Featuring Mochi Donut Girl by Stamping Bella

Good morning and welcome to this week's Something Else on Saturday post! I indulged in a bit of crafty spending this month and this gorgeous girl with her yummy donuts just jumped into my basket! Having been on a diet for several months now, that's definitely how I would be eyeing up a plate full of yumminess like this!

I coloured her with my Copics and then hunted for some papers to match. These ones from Papermania are a few years old now, but I love the funky patterns on them and the colours went fairly well with those I had used.

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Recipe:

Stamps: Mochi Donut Girl from Stamping Bella, Donut Treats from Mama Elephant

Papers: Blushing Bride, Chocolate Chip (Retired) both from Stampin' Up, Capsule Geometric Mocha Patterned Papers from Papermania, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Chocolate Chip (retired) from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Pearls from Simply Creative

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04
Hair - E50, E51, E53, E55
Eyes - C1, B12, B14, B16
Donuts - E34, E33, E35
Chocolate Icing - E43, E44, E47, E49
Pink Icing - RV10, R81, R83
Yellow Icing - Y000, Y00, Y02
Sprinkles - Y15, YG05, V05, RV06, BG45
Plate - T0, T1, T2
Counter - E53, E55, E57, E59
Wall - RV0000, RV000, RV00, RV02

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

Stampers Delights Chibi Fairy New Release

Good evening everyone and welcome to my DT post for the new release from Stampers Delights. This adorable fairy is the new Chibi Fairy. As I printed her quite large so I could get all the details in the flowers, I kept the rest of my card fairly simple.

The patterned papers I used are actually from a Christmas paper pack, but I think these particular sheets can be used for any occasion! And I love red and aqua together too!

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Recipe:

Stamps: Chibi Fairy from Stampers Delights

Papers: Coastal Cabana, Poppy Parade & Let It Snow DSP all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Copic Markers, Crystal Clear Sparkle Pen from Spectrum Noir

Accessories: Eyelet Lace Die from Papertrey Ink, Ruby Slippers & Aquatic Mist Glitter Drops from Nuvo

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - E51, E53, E55, E57
Eyes - BG02, BG05
Outfit - BG13, BG15, BG18
Necklace - BV00, BV01
Wings - BG10, BG11, BG13, BV0000, BV000, BV00
Roses - R32, R35, R37, R39
Leaves - G03, G05, G09, G07
Teal Flowers - BG70, BG72, BG75
Berries - BV02, BV04, BV08
Small Flowers - G28, Y13, Y19

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Stampers Delights inspiration blog and check out all the other fabulous creations from the rest of the DT and why not share your own creations in the Stampers Delights Facebook Group too?!

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You Are Toadally Awesome

Good morning and welcome to today's post. I am "toadally" in love with Hello Bluebird Stamps at the minute and only have a few sets, so will be using them loads and loads over the next few weeks. I've been getting them from Menny's Bastelshop in Germany, but they have run out of all the sets on my wish list at the minute, so I am hoping they will be back in stock soon!

Today's card uses the cute set Garden Friends, which consists of birds and frogs mostly, so I made a tall DL sized card with one of the frogs sitting on his toadstool by the pond! Lots of fussy cutting out here as I find it easy to plan my cards that way than stamping and making lots of mistakes with masking (which I suck at!).

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Recipe:

Stamps: Garden Friends from Hello Bluebird

Papers: Whisper White, Wild Wasabi(Retired) & Tempting Turquoise (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty, Card Blank from Anita's

Inks: Marina Mist (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers, Broken China & Tumbled Glass Distress Oxides from Tim Holtz

Accessories: Die-Namics Swimming Pool Die & Mini Cloud Edges Stencil both from My Favorite Things, Grassy Hillside Borders Dies & Double Slider Surprise Dies both from Lawn Fawn

Copics Used:
Frog - YG01, YG03, YG05, YG07, YG09 
Toadstool - E70, E71, E74, E77, E79, R24, R27, R29
Pink Flowers - RV63, RV66, RV69, YG95, YG97, YG99
Yellow Flower - Y32, Y35, Y38
Teal Flowers - BG45, BG57, BG49
Stems & Leaves - YG11, YG13, YG17
Purple Butterfly - BV00, BV02, BV04, RV06, W2, W4, W6
Yellow Butterfly - Y21, Y23, Y26, E59, W2, W4, W6
Snail - E15, E17, E19, E84, E87, E89

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

LeAnn's World 101 Challenge #24 Anything Goes

Good morning and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from LeAnn's World 101. This month, as always, our challenge is an Anything Goes one and you can choose to enter using any image you like up to three times. However, if you choose to use an image from the LeAnn's World 101 store, then you can enter as many times you as like.

I used the fun Airel for my card this month and made a pretty birthday card with my new big happy birthday die!


Recipe:

Stamps: Airel from LeAnn's World 101

Papers: Blushing Bride & Pool Party both from Stampin' Up, Spring Paper Bloc from Joy Crafts, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Copic Markers

Accessories: Pear Pizzazz Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Big Happy Birthday Die from Mama Elephant, Diamond Stickles

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - E70, E71, E74, E77
Skirt - G20, G21, G24, G28
Belt & Top - BG000, BG01, BG02
Headphones, Heart & Boots - R81, R83, R85

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the LeAnn's World 101Challenge 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 too?!

Pinata Party with Lawn Fawn

Good evening everyone! Thought I would just quickly pop in and share a card I made today using some of my new and unused Lawn Fawn goodies! When I saw the newly released Really High Five I knew I wanted to use it with my Year Seven (the pinata) stamp to make it look like the animals were jumping up to catch the candy from the pinata! I think I got that idea!

I used Year Seven for the pinata, candy, confetti and sentiment, Butterfly Kisses for the fox and Really High Five for the mouse, bear and balloons!. I also added some sequins amongst the confetti so I could enter the Lawn Fawnatics challenge this time!

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Recipe:

Stamps: Year Seven, Butterfly Kisses & Really High Five all from Lawn Fawn

Papers: Daffodil Delight & Pumpkin Pie both from Stampin' Up, Fiesta Fun Patterned Papers from Simply Creative, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Poppy Parade from Stampin' Up, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers, Pearlescent Chalks from Pebbles Inc.

Accessories: Sequins from The Range

Copics Used:
Fox - E07, E09, E18, E40, E41, E42, R20
Mouse - T0, T1, T2, T4, T6, R20
Bear - E21, E23, E25, E27, E29, R20
Pinata & Candy - RV14, RV17, RV19, YG05, YG07, YG09, V04, V06, V09, Y13, Y15, Y19
Aqua Balloon - BG53, BG45, BG57, BG49
Red Balloons - R35, R37, R39
Orange Balloons - YR04, YR07, YR09
Confetti - BG13, BG15, V12, V15, RV52, RV55, Y06, Y08
Ground - E31, E33, E35

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

Scene It Sunday #94 & Stampers Delights Inspiration Post Featuring No Fishing

Good morning and welcome to this week's Scene It Sunday which I have combined with my inspiration post for Stampers Delights. As we are...