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Easter Bunny from Clearly Besotted

Good morning everyone. I just thought I would share a couple more of my Easter cards that I made for my team at work before we broke up for the 2 week holiday. This cutie was a freebie digi stamp from Clearly besotted last Easter, so I am not sure if it is still available to download or not. I kept this one fairly simple, using my alphabet banner dies to create the sentiment and added a few egg dies as well.  This card is also for Simon Says Wednesday Challenge Anything Goes Creatalicious Challenge #208 Anything Goes Shopping Our Stash Challenge #442 Here Comes Peter Rabbit Crafty Sentiments Challenge Anything Goes Digi Choosday Challenge Week 13 Anything Goes Simon Says Monday Challenge Easter/Spring Recipe: Stamps: Easter Bunny from Clearly Besotted Papers: Blushing Bride, So Saffron, Highland Heather, Flirtatious DSP (Retired) & Nursery Nest DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty Inks: Copic Markers Accessories: Mini Easter Egg

LeAnn's World 101 Inspiration Post Featuring Pam

Good morning and welcome to my DT Inspiration post for LeAnn's World 101 . This month I have chosen to use the cute Pam digital stamp for my card. I just love her sweet expression on her face! I decided to go for a pink and purple combo and added some pretty butterfly die cuts as well.  Recipe: Stamps: Pam from LeAnn's World 101, Garden Gnomes from Clearly Besotted Papers: Blushing Bride, Perfect Plum (Retired) & Perfect Plum Prints DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Lavender Garden Patterned Papers from Craft & You Design, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty Inks: Blushing Bride from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers Accessories: Perfect Plum Ribbon (Retired), Gems from Poundland, Eyelet Lace Punch Around The Page Set from Martha Stewart, Cascadia Butterfly Trio Dies & Leavenworth Butterfly Trio Dies both from Memory Box Copics Used: Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R30, R20 Hair - E71, E74, E77, E79 Eyes - YG93, YG95, YG97 Top - RV93, RV95, RV99

Scene It Sunday #39 Featuring Winnie Sugar Sprinkles Springtime Happy Easter from Polkadoodles

Good morning everyone and welcome to this week's Scene It Sunday. I guess I am cheating a bit here as it is a very small scene, but most of my Easter cards are a lot more simple than my other scenic cards. I actually attempted to make 6 cards last Sunday, this being one of them, but by the end my mojo had had enough and they all became simpler and simpler as I got through them. That was all my fault for not being organised enough and getting them done before I needed them. (I needed 6 for my work colleagues in my team!) Anyway...this cutie is Happy Easter from the Winnie Sugar Sprinkles Springtime Collection from Polkadoodles! She just looks so adorable dressed up in her bunny outfit to deliver Easter eggs and pretty flowers to her friends and family!  This card is for Gem of a Craft Challenge #7 Anything Goes Allsorts Challenge Week 617/8 Anything Goes Creative Fingers Challenge #204 Anything Goes Crafty Catz Challenge #544 Anything Goes Polkadoodles Challenge Week 13 Anything Goe

Something Else on Saturday #97 Featuring Unicorn BDay Anya from The Greeting Farm

Good morning everyone and welcome to today's Something Else on Saturday post. This week I am sharing a fun birthday card with you all using one of my favourite stamp sets from The Greeting Farm, but one which I have let sit for months since I have bought it! I am so bad at doing that - I buy way more than I use (I think all us crafters are guilty of that!) and I coloured her up straight away, but I have only just gotten round to adding sweet little Anya to a card! I have to admit I got really stuck on how to set out my card and images on this one. I probably should have used some of the my digis from The Greeting Farm to make a scene for her to go on, but I didn't so ended up just adding some papers and popped her up on the front. I think I will use this stamp set again with a printed background though! This card is for Colour Crazy Craft Challenge Week 12 Anything Goes Through The Craft Room Door Challenge Anything Goes Crafty Sentiments Challenge Anything Goes Digi Choosday C

The Paper Shelter Challenge #462 Add Flowers

Good morning everyone and welcome to my DT post foe the new challenger from The Paper Shelter . This week our challenge is for you to add some flowers to your project so that can be in any way you like - flower images/stamps, flowered papers, flower die cuts, paper flowers etc etc. For my card I chose to use the cute Peaceful Easter digi as I need to make a few Easter cards to hand out at work. I don't really send Easter cards, but working in a school the 2 week Easter holidays are a much welcomed break, so I tend to give out a bag of mini chocolate eggs (this year I've picked Galaxy Indulgence ones!) and add a card to go with them too.  Recipe: Stamps: Peaceful Easter from The Paper Shelter, Spring Baskets from Waltzing Mouse Stamps Papers: Blushing Bride, Highland Heather, Wild Wasabi (Retired) & Cheerful Treat DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card Inks: Blushing Bride from Stampin' Up, Pearlescent Chalks from Pebbles Inc. Accessorie

Scene It Sunday #38 Featuring Bonnet from Krista Smith

Good morning and Happy Sunday. Boy this weekend seems to have flown by already! Today I am sharing the card I made for my Mother-in-law for Mother's Day last Sunday. She loves sunflowers so this image, which I got from Krista Smith's Patreon back in March 2020, was perfect for it. I went for a less layered card than usual for this one as I wanted the sunflower die cuts to pop out a bit more and although they are not as bright as proper sunflowers, or even those in my coloured image, I love that shade of yellow!   This card is for Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #154 Anything Goes Sweet Stampin' Challenge Spring Mood Board Di's Digi Designs Challenge Flowers Everywhere Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge #492 Anything Goes Cute Card Thursday Challenge #678 Spring Fever Through The Craft Room Door Challenge Anything Goes Recipe: Stamps: Bonnet from Krista Smith Stamps, Happy Everything from Clearly Besotted Papers: So Saffron, Marina Mist (Retired), Wild Wasabi (Reti

Something Else on Saturday #96 Featuring Aurora Be Fun Be You from Stamp Anniething

Good morning and happy Saturday to you all! Welcome to this week's Something Else on Saturday and today I am sharing a bright, fun card using one of the digi stamps from Stamp Anniething that was a freebie a few weeks ago. I love these images and although I do have  few of their clear rubber stamps, with the worldwide situation going on at the moment and with Brexit happening here in the UK too I'm reluctant to order anything directly from America in case they go astray or I get slammed with ridiculously high import charges!  Anyway...this cutie is Aurora and I decided to make a happy sending smiles card and coloured her using some of my favourite Copic combos! Lots of layers of patterned papers and a few dies cuts added to the fun and then some ribbon and Nuvo Crystal drops finished it all off! I love these drops and have so many of them now! I can't stop buying them!  This card is for Creatalicious Challenge #207 Anything Goes Creative Fingers Challenge #204 Anything Goe

Scene It Sunday #37 Featuring Milkshake by Mama Elephant

Happy Sunday everyone! I do love Sundays as they are my card making day and I get to use all my latest goodies to make pretty little cards. For today's card, I decided to use my other new stamp set form Mama Elephant and for something, made a shaker card. I now remember why I don't make these all too often though as they can be a pain as this one was. I forgot to dust the inside edges of my foam tape so all the gems stick to it! Grrr. i couldn't reopen it afterwards to do that though, so will have to just leave it as it is unfortunately :( Luckily I added enough gems, which are left over from my diamond painting kits, to still have enough to shake!  This card is for Gem of A Craft Challenge Week 6 Anything Goes Allsorts Challenge Week 615 Add A Stamped Image Crafty Catz Challenge #542 Anything Goes Colour Crazy Craft Challenge Week 10 Anything Goes Polkadoodles Challenge Week 11 Anything Goes Cute Card Thursday Challenge #677 Celebrate   Recipe: Stamps: Milkshake from Mama

Something Else on Saturday #95 Featuring Little Signage Agenda from Mama Elephant

Good morning everyone and happy Saturday! I hope you have all had a great week! Mine was interesting to say the least with it being the first week back in school. It is a bit nerve wracking but I have now had my first Covid-19 jab and hopefully this is a step in the right direction for us all now! Anyway...today's card uses my new set form mama Elephant. I just love these cute little animals holding their signs so you can make the sentiment say whatever you want. I made a card for one of my friends, just to let her know that I am missing her! I really hope we can meet up soon as I haven't seen her since August last year! Seems like a lifetime ago! Chatting on the internet is just not the same as in person! This card is for Through The Craft Room Door Challenge Anything Goes Fab 'n' Funky Challenge #514 Spots & Stripes Crafty Sentiments Challenge Anything Goes Digi Choosday Challenge Week 10 Anything Goes Lemon Shortbread Challenge #141 Anything Goes As You Like It C

The Paper Shelter Challenge #460 Digital Image

Good morning everyone and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from The Paper Shelter. This week our challenge is to use a digital image on your project and with so many gorgeous ones in the Paper Shelter shop, you need no better excuse to pop over there and grab yourself a few new ones. I used the adorable Ellie for my card and went with a red, yellow and green combo, making it a nice, bright Spring colour scheme. I had to add lots of butterfly die cuts and my gorgeous butterfly border die to the top as well. This card is for Love To Scrap Challenge #143 Anything Goes Creative Fingers Challenge #203 Anything Goes Creative Sketchy Girls Challenge #57 Girls Only Corrosive Challenge #3 Anything Goes The Fairy and The Unicorn March Challenge Anything Fantasy Goes The Sketchy Challenge #172 Birthday Recipe: Stamps: Ellie from The Paper Shelter, Fairy Sentiments from Lili of the Valley Papers: Bumblebee & Poppy Parade both from Stampin' Up, Good Old days Paper Bloc form J

Scene It Sunday #36 Featuring Underwater Friends from Avery Elle

Good morning and happy Sunday! I hope you have all had a good week. It's back to work tomorrow for me as schools are reopening so I wonder what new joys this next few days and weeks will bring! I doubt it will be much different from when we returned in September to be honest - I just hope the children have all been ok at home for the past two months! Anyway...this week's Scene It Sunday card was a combination of two fabulous sets, made for each other - the Underwater Friends and Underwater Background Builder sets from Avery Elle. I have been waiting for a mermaid/underwater scene building set for my stamps that included some giant rocks for ages! Yes I have digi stamps, but it's not so easy to get those the correct size and position for my rubber or clear stamps to go on top of!  Recipe: Stamps: Underwater Friends and Underwater Background Builder both from Avery Elle Papers: Magenta Madness & Island Indigo (Retired) both from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending C

Something Else on Saturday #94 Featuring Bunny Love from Rachelle Anne Miller

Happy Saturday! I hope everyone is doing well. I'm heading back into school on Monday to get back to proper face-to-face teaching again. It hasn't been the same doing live lessons through zoom, but it has still been good seeing the children every day. Anyway this week's Something Else card is one I had planned to do for a Valentine's project, but didn't get round to it, so have made it into a Sending Hugs card. I am really missing my friends at the minute and as we no loner work at the same school, I don't get to see them there either 😢 So this one is for one of those friends that I posted out last week!  Recipe: Stamps: Bunny Love from Rachelle Anne Miller, Scripty Bubble Sentiments from Lawn Fawn Papers: Rococo Rose (Retired), Gray Granite & Falling In Love DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty Inks: Gray Granite & Rococo Rose (Retired) both from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers, Clear Glitter Wink of

LeAnn's World 101 Challenge #36 Anything Goes

Good morning everyone and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from LeAnn's World 101 . As always, our challenge is an Anything Goes challenge and you can use any image or stamp you like, but if you use one from LeAnn's store you will be entered twice into the prize draw. For my card this time, I have chosen to use the fantastic Niele . I am a huge urban fantasy book fan and this elf reminds me of one of the characters in a trilogy I have just finished. I coloured her in more woodland elf style and added some grass and trees to the background to make it look like she was out for a walk in the woods, trying to hunt for a deer!  Recipe: Stamps: Niele from LeAnn's World 101, Summer Sentiment Set from Stamping Bella Papers: Pear Pizzazz, Soft Suede & Spice Cake DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty Inks: Pear Pizzazz from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers Accessories: Pear Pizzazz Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin'