Hi all! For some reason Blogger won't let me comment if the comment box is embedded into your posts so please dont think I am being rude - I honestly cant comment on your wonderful creations which is soo frustrating! I can only comment if the comment box opens a new window. Hopefully all will be fixed soon! Rach :) x

Sunday, 31 July 2011

Forever Friends Fortnight - Pastel Colours

Well this is a bit late isn't it! Only a week!! I didn't have time to post for I left for Guide camp, which was AWESOME by the way lol, so I'm posting now before I go on my next holiday tomorrow!

So you still have a week left to join in with the new challenge at Forever Friends and co which is 'Pastel colours'. This wasn't a hard one considering most of the cards I make involve pastel colours!

We are sponsored by Whoopsi Daisy who will win 3 images and the DT were given some fabby images to play with for this challenge.

What I used:
Whoopsi Daisy digi stamp
Polka dot paper
Purple dew drops
Blue flowers
Sentiment stamp

I would like to enter this card into I Love Promarkers Challenge - Challenge 76 Anything Goes

So better go pack a last few things - I'm off to Centre Parks tomorrow in the Lake District, I cant wait!!! This will be my third time there but the BF has never been so I'm quite excited for him lol. I will catch up on the blogging/commenting when I get back!

Happy crafting, hope you are all well!

Rachael xx

Saturday, 23 July 2011

Two in one

Two cards in one post tonight as I'm off camping in the morning for the week with my Guides! I am soo excited! Still not packed yet (as usual!) so on a bit of a tight schedule!

My first card is a lovely purple creation for a purple mad friend's 21st birthday.

I followed the fab sketch by Dena over at Wild Orchid Crafts Challenge.

                 Finally gave in to buying some cherry blossoms and sweet blossoms from Wild Orchid Crafts!

I used Suzi with Bunny from Wee Stamps. I absolutely adore this image and have coloured her up so many different ways. I just cant seem to colour her enough!

This is what I used:
6" by 6" card blank
Suzi with Bunny digi stamp coloured with Promarkers
Papermania Henbury lane papers
WOC bakers twine in plum
WOC cheery blossoms and sweet blossoms sprayed with Perfect Pearl mist
LOTV circle sentiment stamps, circle and scallop nesties
TRG clear dew drops.

I would like to enter this card into the Wild Orchid Crafts challenge 28 - We're 1 Year Old! sketch

The next card is another 21st birthday card for a friend.

I forget about my TGF stamps sometimes (shame on me I know!) which is bad because these cuties are fabulous to colour!

This is what I used:
my card blank started at 6" by 6" but I ended up cutting it to this random shape!
The Greeting Farm Fleur Anya coloured with Promarkers
Crystal Stickles
Blue dewdrops
Blue spotty paper
LOTV setniment, cirlce and scallop nesties
The Ribbon Girl Turquoise Organza ribbon

I would like to enter this card into The Ribbon Girl Colour Challenge 10 - shades of Aqua.

So must go pack!!! See you all soon!

Happy Crafting :)

Rachael xxx

Monday, 11 July 2011

Forever Friends Fortnight challenge - Not a square

Its that time again for another fab challenge over at Forever Friends!

This fortnight we are sponsored by Stitchy Bears Digital Stamps who kindly gave the DT some fab images to work with!

I was instantly drawn to this little bear in the woods.  I love the outdoors and can't wait to spend a week camping with my Guides in a few weeks then a week at Centre Parks with the BF!

I have one or two male birthdays coming up so thought I'd give a male card ago. My word it was it hard! First of all it has no embellishments!! Oh well I love the shades of blue lol and I'm happy with the shape as I seem to be stuck in a 'square' card phase at the mo!

So hop on over to Forever Friends now to see the other fab DT creations! And remember you don't have to use a Forever Friends bear as long as you use an animal and follow the theme!

             I managed a few cards last week so will hopefully find some time soon to post them up lol!
Also for some reason naughty Mr Blogger won't let me comment on all the wonderful blogs that have their comment box embedded into the post :( When I go to select a Google account I constantly get logged in and out. Does anyone have any ideas as to why this happens? Its fine when the comment box appears in a new window just not when its at the bottom of a post.Its extremely frustrating not being able to comment!!!!

Right rant over lol hope you are all well!

Rachael xx

Friday, 1 July 2011

LIM 21 - Sketch

Havn't joined in over at LIM for a while so thought I'd give the sketch a go and I have come to the conclusion that I can't make clean and simple cards!!

I think the sketch is fab (shown below) and had loads of ideas until it came to actually making the thing lol .

Anyway this is what I came up with:

The light is terrible on these photos!
I bought the Doodlebug sizzlets dies last year sometime and made lots of these little ice creams and some cupcakes too. They are coloured with PM's and I have used little seed beads as sprinkles.

I dont think theres anything wrong with the ice creams just the rest of the card lol! And I dont think that black sentiment looks at all right but I was running out of time and couldnt think of anything else to do (what an excuse!)

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Charisma Cards Challenge - Ice Ceam colours (Raspberry with raspberry bit and blueberry with blueberry bits!)

Right well thats me done for the next few days lol.
Hope you are all well!

Rachael xxx