LeAnn's World 101 Inspiration Post Featuring Ashera

Good morning and welcome to my DT inspiration post for LeAnn's World 101 for April. This time I have decided to use one of LeAnn's gorgeous mermaids (I have a thing for them!) and this gorgeous girl is called Ashera. I love colouring mermaids under the sea and now have now signed up for a colouring class to add more variety to my under the sea backgrounds - just need to get on with it, which with all things going on at the minute, I might get a chance to do when I'm not working from home.

I used some mermaid themed patterned papers, but you can't really see much of them. However, I do love the colours that come through.

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Recipe:

Stamps: Ashera from LeAnn's World 101, Mermaid For You from Lawn Fawn

Papers: Hello Honey (Retired) & Bermuda Bay both from Stampin' Up, Under The Sea Patterned Papers from The Range, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Bermuda Bay from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Mezmerizing Mermaids Dies from Hunkydory, Gems from Poundland

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - RV21, RV23, RV25, RV29
Eyes - BG53, BG45, BG57
Tail - V01, V04, V05, V06, V09
Top & Trim - BG02, BG05, BG07
Necklace - RV52, RV55
Flower - YR14, YR15, YR16, YR18
Sand - Y21, Y18, Y23, E31, YR21, Y26, YR24, E33
Sea - B000, BG13, B91, BG53, BG02, B41, B52, B14, Y04
Bubbles - BG02, BG05, Blender
Octopus - YR21, YR24, YR18, YR27
Shell - YR00, YR01, YR02
Pearl - V0000, V000, RV52
Seaweed - YG13, YG17, YG67
Rocks - W1, W3, W5, W7

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 Inspiration blog and check out all the other fabulous creations from the DT this month. You can also enter our monthly challenge at the challenge blog too! 

Have An Otterly Great Birthday!

Good morning and welcome to my post for today! I have had a bit of extra time to play with all the lockdown going on, so dug out my cute Otter Friends stamp set from Hello Bluebird and made this cute card of the otters playing in the river.

I used die cuts to make the water, grass and clouds and kept a fairly simply layout for once! Aren't they just adorable though?!

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Recipe:

Stamps: Otter Friends from Hello Bluebird

Papers: Soft Sky (Retired), Wild Wasabi (Retired), Tempting Turquoise (Retired) and Whisper White all from Stampin' Up, Victorian Roses Patterned Papers from Craft Sensations, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Tempting Turquoise (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers

Accessories: Grassy Hillside Borders Dies & Stitched Wave Borders Dies both from Lawn Fawn, Die-Namics Stitched Cloud Edges Dies from My Favorite Things, Gems from Poundland

Copics Used:
Otters - E30, E31, E33, E35
Bullrushes - E55, E57, YG03, YG07, YG09
Fish - Y15, YR15
Presents - BG53, BG57, V01, V04

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



Something Else on Saturday #56 Featuring Oh Bother from Stamp Anniething

Good morning and welcome to this week's Something Else on Saturday feature post! I have been meaning to use this adorable digi stamp from Stamp Anniething since they did a tutorial video for colouring it, but I just haven't got round to it until now! I also used the layout for their current sketch challenge as well!

Despite the fact that I'm not a great fan of bees in real life, I seem to have a few bee related papers, stamps and dies and these all came in so handy for this card! I do need to print some more of these papers though as I have run out of the honey pot paper and my hexagons sheet is down to just strips now!

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Recipe:

Stamps: Oh Bother from Stamp Anniething, Bee-cause from C.C.Designs

Papers: Hello Honey (Retired), Basic Black, Baked Brown Sugar (Retired) & Whisper White all from Stampin' Up, Digital Patterned Papers (Retired) from Whimsy Stamps, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty, White Vellum from Anita's

Inks: Hello Honey (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: DooHickey Box Volume 10 Dies from Magnolia, Cover Plate Hexagon Die from Papertrey Ink

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - E13, E15, E18
Eyes - YG63, YG67
Tongue - R20, R22
Hat, Skirt & Honey Label - Y32, Y35, Y38
Belt & Skirt Trim - C5, C7, C9
T-Shirt - R35, R37, R39
Bee - Y15, Y19, C5, C7, BG000
Pot - 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! Stay safe!

The Paper Shelter Challenge #424 Happy Colours

Good morning everyone and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from The Paper Shelter. This week our challenge is to use Happy Colours, i.e. ones that are nice and bright. To me pink adn aqua is my happy combo - I just love these two colours together, so had to go for those for this challenge.

I used the gorgeous Eyes of Nature for my card this week, adding a few layers of patterned papers before using some of my Petallu flowers in the corners.

This card is also for

Recipe:

Stamps: Eyes of Nature from The Paper Shelter

Papers: Rococo Rose & Soft Sky (Retired) both from Stampin' Up, Victorian Roses Patterned Papers from Craft Sensations, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Copic Markers

Accessories: Rococo Rose Ribbon from Stampin' Up, Pearls from Simply Creative, Flowers from Petallu

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - E31, E33, E35, E37
Eyes - E35, E37, E39
Lips - RV13, RV17
Dark Green Leaves - G21, G24, G28
Mid Green Leaves - G03, G05, G07
Light Green Leaves - G40, G43
Aqua Flowers - BG53, BG45
Pink Flowers - RV32, RV34
Background - BG0000, BG000, BG10
Pollen - Y18

And that's all from me for this psot 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!

Challenge prize badge

Chirpy Chirp Chirp!

Happy Sunday! I thought I would just pop this card quickly onto my card from today's card making session so I could enter the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge which finishes today!

I actually had these cute chicks stamped and coloured ready to make an Easter card, but as I didn't send any out this year due to the lockdown, I didn't use them. They do work really well for other cards too, so used the sketch from the challenge and a different sentiment instead.

This card is for

Recipe:

Stamps: Chirpy Chirp Chirp from Lawn Fawn

Papers: Daffodil Delight, Crumb Cake, Whisper White & Soft Sea Foam all from Stampin' Up, Spring Fling Patterned Papers from Lawn Fawn, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Daffodil Delight & Soft Sea Foam both from Stampin' Up, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers

Accessories: Circle & Scalloped Circle Nestabilities & Scalloped Square Nestabilities all from Spellbinders, Dandelion Yellow Crystal Drops from Nuvo

Copics Used:
Chicks - Y11, Y13, Y15, Y19
Beaks & Feet - YR15, YR16
Eggshell - E41, E42, E43

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

Faery Ink Inspiration Post Featuring Butterflies and Branches Ryder

Good morning everyone and welcome to my DT post for the new releases from Faery Ink. This month I got to work with the gorgeous Butterflies and Branches Ryder. I absolutely loved colouring her hair and decided that as she is a fairy/fae that she should not have normal coloured hair, so I gave her green hair instead. I think it adds to the forest or nature fae look as well!

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Recipe:

Stamps: Butterflies and Branches Ryder from Faery Ink, Take Three: Summer from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Highland Heather & Soft Sea Foam both from Stampin' Up, Lavender Garden Patterned Papers from Craft & You Designs, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Highland Heather from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers, Crystal Clear Sparkle Pen from Spectrum Noir

Accessories: Ribbon from stash, Flowers and Stamens from Wild Orchid Crafts, Roses and Gems from The Range, Eyelet Lace Punch Around The Page set from Martha Stewart

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - G20, G21, G24, G28
Eyes - V15, V17
Lips - V12, V15, V17
Top - V01, V04, V06, V09, G24
Wings - V000, RV00, V01, G0000, G000, G00
Butterflies - Y13, Y15, V12, V15, W3, W5
Branch - E25, E27
Leaves - YG01, YG03, YG07

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Faery Ink blog and check out all the other fabulous creations from the rest of the DT this month! 

Something Else on Saturday #55 Featuring Parachuting Plushies from Clearly Besotted

Good morning and welcome to this week's Something Else on Saturday post. I recently bought the new release bundle from Clearly Besotted and have coloured up virtually all of the stamps now. This is the first card I have made with one of the sets and I just love this one, with these cute parachuting and jumping bunnies.

I made a DL sized card to shoe the bunnies parachuting through the sky, while their friends are all excited for them on the grass! How cute are they?!

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Recipe:

Stamps: Parachuting Plushies from Clearly Besotted

Papers: Island Indigo (Retired), Always Artichoke (Retired) & Whisper White all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty, Card Blank from Anita's

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

Accessories: Mini Clouds Edges Stencil from MFT, Stitched Hillside Borders Dies from Lawn Fawn

Copics Used:
Bunnies - R11, R12, W0, W2, W4
Teal T-shirt - BG05, BG07
Green & Pink T-shirt - R43, R46, BG32, BG34
Purple T-shirt - V15, V17
Yellow T-shirt - Y32, Y35
Hot Pink T-shirt  - RV06, RV09
Orange T-shirt - YR16, YR18
Top Parachute - R35, R37, R39, YR04, YR07, YR09, Y13, Y15, Y19
Bottom Parachute - B02, B04, B06, G03, G05, G07, YG01, YG11, YG13
Plane - B000, N0, N1

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


Happy Easter!

Good morning and Happy Easter to those of you celebrating today! I don't do the religious side of Easter, but love to make Spring and Easter themed cards as I love all the cute stamps and digis that are always around at this time of year (and bunnies are one of my favourite animals too!).

For today's card I used two different digis from La-La Land Crafts, Little Chick Baby Luka and the Spring Lamb and Bunny set. I coloured them all with my Copics before fussy cutting them to add to this die cut scene.

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Recipe:

Stamps: Little Chick Baby Luka & Spring Lamb and Bunny both from La-La Land Crafts

Papers: So Saffron, Crumb Cake, Old Olive, Soft Sky (Retired), Whisper White & So Saffron Prints DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Copic Markers

Accessories: Clouds Dies from Papertrey Ink, Weather Forecast Dies from Joanna Sheen, Grassy Hillside Borders Dies from Lawn Fawn

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Chick Outfit - Y13, Y15, Y17, Y19, YR04, YR68, YR07
Eggshell & Shoes - E30, E31, E33
Lamb - E40, E41, E42, E44, R30, R20, W00, W0, W1
Bunny - R30, R20, E70, E71, E74, E77, W00

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

Something Else on Saturday #54 Featuring Dandy Day from Lawn Fawn

Good Saturday Morning! Don't know about you, but all the days are blending together for me now! I've been in isolation for 3 weeks now and I really do miss going out for no particular reason. I have been out for a couple of short walks here and there, but no swimming, no work, no shopping and online shopping is terrible for my bank balance!

Anyway today's card features one of the newest sets from Lawn Fawn which I had to make into a bright, Spring coloured card! How adorable are these little mice?!

This card is for
As You Like It Challenge Animals or People (I like both, but love making cards with cute animals the most!)

Recipe:

Stamps: Dandy Day from Lawn Fawn

Papers: So Saffron, Old Olive, Soft Sky (Retired) & So Saffron Prints DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Old Olive & Balmy Blue both from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Old Olive Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Dandelion Yellow & Olive Branch Crystal Drops both from Nuvo, Grassy Hillside Borders Dies from Lawn Fawn, Clouds Edge Stencil from MFT, Vintage Floral Punch Around The Page Set from Martha Stewart

Copics Used:
Mice - E70, E71, E74, E77, R30, R20
Stems & Leaves - G14, G17
Dandelions - Y11, Y13, Y15
Mushrooms - E31, E33, E35, R24, R27, R29

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

The Paper Shelter Challenge #422 Digital Image

Good morning and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from The Paper Shelter. This week, our challenge is a very easy one - to use a digital image. With so many to choose from in the Paper Shelter store, there is bound to be one or two (or several more!) for you to choose from, although the image doesn't have to be a Paper Shelter one - we just love to see you using them!

I used the adorable Soccer Star for my card this week, as boys' cards are something I never have to hand and this image is such a cute one to colour up!

Recipe:

Stamps: Soccer Star from The Paper Shelter, Star Prints from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Poppy Parade & Pacific Point both from Stampin' Up, Just For Men Patterned Papers from Crafter's Companion, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Poppy Parade & Pacific Point both from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R11, R20
Hair & Eyebrows - E13, E15, E18
Eyes - E25, E27, E29
Football Kit - B12, B14, B16, B18, R35, R37, R39
Boots - B34, B37, B39
Football - N0
Grass - YG61, YG63, YG13, YG09, YG17, YG67
Sky - B0000, BG000, B000, BG01, BG02, B02
Confetti - Y18, YR09, 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 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 too?! As always there are some amazing prizes to be won!


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Stampers Delights Anime New Release

Good evening everyone and welcome to the second of the new releases from Stampers Delights this weekend. Today the new Anime image is being released as a RUBBER stamp too!

And here's my card for this stamp using the new Anime Painter!


Recipe:

Stamps: Anime Painter from Stampers Delights

Papers: Perfect Plum (Retired), Basic Black & Razzleberry Lemonade DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Copic markers, Pearlescent Chalks from Pebbles Inc.

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - E33, E35, E37, E39
Eyes - YG13, YG17
Apron - B12, B14, B16, B18
T-Shirt - G20, G21, G24
Hat - B000, B00, B01, B02
Trousers - G14, G19, G17
Glasses - R17, B000, B00
Paintbrushes - E07, E09, C2, C3, E17, E19
Pot - R24, R27, R20, R39, RV10, RV11, RV13
Purple Paint - RV52, RV63, RV55, RV66, RV69
Orange Paint - YR14, YR15, YR16, YR18
Green Paint - YG03, YG06, YG07, YG09
Yellow Paint - Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17, Y19
Turquoise Paint - BG01, BG02, BG05, BG07, BG09

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

Something Else on Saturday #53 Featuring Uptown Girl Bianca Has A Big Cake from Stamping Bella

Happy belated Saturday! I keep forgetting to add my posts on here once I have added the photos and keep saving them in draft mode! Duh! No wonder nothing is coming out on my blog!

Anyway for this week's card I have used the gorgeous Bianca has a big cake from Stamping Bella - how delicious does that gigantic cake look! I have been buying a lot of Stamping Bella stamps recently and this is one of my new ones! I went for a red velvet cake and I think the colours came out pretty good! I managed to find some old retired papers from Stampin' Up that went well together - just a shame I no longer have the red card to match as it retired years ago now!

This card is for

Recipe:

Stamps: Uptown Girl Bianca Has A Big Cake from Stamping Bella, Newton Loves Cake from Newton's Nook Designs

Papers: Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso & Bella Rose DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Cherry Cobbler from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers, White Gel Pen

Accessories: Cherry Cobbler Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Cherish Punch Around The Page Set from Martha Stewart, Dark Walnut Crystal Drops from Nuvo, Speech Bubbles Dies from X-Cut, Lace from Stash

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - E42, E43, E44
Dress - E43, E44, E47, E49, RV29, R29
Bows & Shoes - RV29, R29
Cake - RV29, R29, R39, R59
Cherry - R56, R59
Frosting - E50, E51, Blender
Candle - R35, R37, Y08, Y38
Plate - T2, T4
Doily - RV10, RV11
Present - RV32, RV34

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and apologies for not scheduling this post properly! Am off to check next week's now! 

Stampers Delights Chibi New Release

Good evening everyone and welcome to my DT post for the new Chibi image release from Stampers Delights. Thsi image, technically is not new, BUT Janice is now releasing some of her cute images as RUBBER STAMPS!!! And this cutie, the logo for Stampers Delights, is the first one to be released!

I decorated the cover of my Copics Colours Combo book that I will one day get around to finishing! I used my favourite combo of pink and aqua and then added some purple highlights in her hair, which I think you can just about see! I kept the cover flat as I know what I'm liking at storing things like this and would wreck it within a week if I added lots of embellishments to it! At least now it still fits on my shelf!


Recipe:

Stamps: Love My Markers from Stampers Delights

Papers: Melon Mambo & Basic Black both from Stampin' Up, Florals Patterned Papers from Craft Sensations, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Copic Markers

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - V06, V09, C5, C7, C9
Eyes - B02, B04, B06
Pink - RV21, RV23. RV25, RV29 
Aqua - BG53, BG45, BG57
Purple - V12, V15, V17
Yellow - Y32, Y35, Y38
Pen - T0, T1, T3, T5
Socks - C0
Sentiment - RV23. RV25, RV29 

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

LeAnn's World 101 Challenge #25 Anything Goes

Good morning everyone and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from LeAnn's World 101. This month, our challenge is an Anything Goes one as always, but we would love to see you using one of LeAnn's gorgeous images from the store! 

I have used the adorable Bridie for my card this card to create an "I miss you" card for one of my friends. I haven't been able to see them for over a month now because of the lock down and life generally being busy! This one is just to them know that I'm thinking of them during this madness!


Recipe:

Stamps: Bridie from LeAnn's World 101, Heart-2-Heart #7 from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Melon Mambo & Chocolate Chip (Retired) both from Stampin' Up, Florals Patterned Papers from Craft Sensations, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Melon Mambo from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers, Pearlescent Chalks from Pebbles Inc.

Accessories: Melon mambo Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' UP, Eyelet Lace Punch Around the Page Set from Martha Stewart, Gems from Poundland

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20
Hair - Y21, Y23, Y26
Eyes - BG01, BG02
Dress - G82, G85, RV11, RV13, RV14
Swing - E23, E25, E27
Aqua Flowers - BG11, BG13, BG15, Y18
Pink Flowers - RV00, RV02, RV04
Leaves - G94, G99
Birds - Y00, Y02, Y04

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 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 too?! As always there are some fantastic prizes to be won!

Digi Doodle Studios New Release Inspiration Post

Good afternoon and welcome to my DT post for this month's new releases from Digi Doodle Studios. For my inspiration project, I have us...