Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Fab'n'Funky ~ Fantasy

Hi everyone,
I hope all is well with you and yours.
The sun is supposed to shine today and I can't wait.
   With the horrible winter storms that blew thru on the weekend 
we are ready for it to feel more like Spring.  
I had a little retail therapy yesterday to make up for the days
I was confined to the house due to the weather.  All is as it should be now!

Today starts a new challenge at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #390

where our lovely host Susan has chosen the theme
"Fantasy / Fairy Tales"

Our fabulous sponsor this week is

The Paper Shelter

who are offering a wonderful prize to the winner.

I have created a box using a pre-coloured digi called
 A Smart Snowhite available here in the shop.

I decorated the front of the drawers adding a diecut
using Marianne Creatables die


Thank you for stopping by.
Hope you get a chance to play along with us this week.
hugs,

Monday, 9 April 2018

The Cutie Pie Challenge ~ Delightful Digi's

Hi everyone,
It's Monday and time for a new challenge at

The Cutie Pie Challenge #122

We are sponsored by the wonderful

 Little Miss Muffet Stamps

who generously gave the team some digi's to play with.
I've coloured with Copics this cutie called Swings'n'Slides Lil'Monster
Available here in the shop.


DP - From my Stash
Monsters: QuicKutz
Number: QuicKutz
Happy Birthday - Spellbinders
Button - From my stash
MB Rectangles

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today and hope you can play along with us
this week.
hugs,
 

Friday, 6 April 2018

Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge #209

Hi everyone,
I hope all is well.  Sending hugs to those who are in need.

Today starts a new challenge at

Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge #209

where our  theme is "Add a Sentiment"

I've coloured with Copics a sprite from Aurora Wings called "Lilac Sprite"
This adorable digi is a party favor on  Aurora Wings Challenge #65 if you play along.
  Thank you Mitzi.


 DP - Graphic 45
Flowers - Martha Stewart punch
Ribbon - Stamp Simply Ribbon Store
Sentiment - TLC Create

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today.
Please check out the blog and see the wonderful inspiration
by my talented team mates and play along if you can.
Take care,


Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Fab'n'Funky Challenge

Hi everyone,
Today starts a new challenge at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #388

where our lovely host Wendy has chosen the theme "Handmade Flowers"

I've coloured with Copics a favourite Sugar Nellie image called Sybil
The flowers were made using MB Magnificent Mum Floral Blooms and
Magnificent Mum Background dies.  Corner cut using a Poppy die called Clara Corner.
Leaves are a Marianne die


I would like to enter the following challenges:
A Bit More Time to Craft Challenge #65

Thanks for stopping by.  Play along with us if you can.
hugs,

Friday, 30 March 2018

Winter Wonderland Challenge

Happy Good Friday everyone,

...and a Happy Easter to you all.

Today starts a new Challenge at

Winter Wonderland Challenge

where like always we would like to see your Christmas creations, this time using animals
We are sponsored by the wonderful Pink Gem Designs who generously sponsored us with our choice of digi.   I've chosen a topper called "Blue Igloo Bear card Topper Kit" available here in the shop.
I really enjoyed putting this together.


Images cut twice and added with pop dots
Die Cut - Marianne dies
Rhinestones added to snowflakes

Inside

Another page from the kit, printed twice then cut and added to both sides
Die Cuts - Memory Box

I would like to enter the following challenges:

 Thanks for stopping by today.
Hope you get a chance to play along with us this week.
hugs,

 

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Umbrella Bouquet

Hi everyone,
Today starts a new challenge at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #387

Where our lovely host Judith has selected the theme "Easter"

We are sponsored by the wonderful DigiStamps4Joy who supplied us
with a few images to play with.  I've chosen Umbrella Bouquet available here in the shop.




Details:
DP - Polkadoodles
Ovals - Spellbinders
Tag - Spellbinders, words - Mo's Digital Pencil 
Leaves - MB
Felt flowers and buttons from my stash
Lace - Stamp Simply Ribbon Store

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Always Fun Challenge #51 - Easter  4.01

Hope you can drop by the blog and see the wonderful inspiration
from my teammates and join us if you can.
hugs,



Saturday, 24 March 2018

Flower for Birthday

Hi everyone,
I've a card to show you that was requested by a friend.
Lots of photo's today so hope you will stick with me.



Colouring medium -  Spectrum Noir pastels
Frame - Marianne Dies
Tag - Spellbinders
DP - Stampin Up that I've been hoarding

I would like to enter the The Flower Challenge #18:



We woke up to bright sunny skies with a 20 deg F temperature this morning and
this is what I saw when looking out the window. We had some high winds
and large waves crashing ashore this week. Here is the ice sculpture Mother Nature created.




Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,
Pat K xx

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Santa's Helper

Hello everyone,
Spring has arrived but Old Man Winter will not give up..brrr!  It's a bright sunny day as I schedule this post but man does the lake look wild with strong icy winds causing white caps.  
I can hear the waves crashing ashore...makes me want to stay indoors today.

This cold snap is making me think of Christmas and that's just what the theme this week is at 

Fab'n'Funky Challenge #386

where our lovely Helen is hosting.

I've coloured with Copics a new (for me) image from Mo's Digital Pencil called "Santa's Helper" 


This little guy was so much fun to colour..just look at that little face...so darn cute.
I die cute MB Merry Christmas die in black,  glued it to green paper and
fussy cut around it for background, then made a green silk bow.
Brought out my sewing machine to sew the outside frame.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
CHNC #377  Mar 24 
12 Months of Christmas Challenge 39 - March 

Thanks for stopping by today. Hope you get a chance to play along
with us this week.
hugs,


Monday, 12 March 2018

Spring Cuties at The Cutie Pie Challenge

Hello friends,

It's been a quiet weekend for us so I managed to get some crafting done
that I will be showing you later this week but today
it's time for a new challenge at

The Cutie Pie Challenge #121

where we would like to have you show us "Spring Cuties".

We are sponsored by the fabulous

Bugaboo Stamps

who generously supplied us digi's of our choice.

I've coloured with Copics the adorable "Tulip Hedgie" available here in the shop.

Design paper is Graphic 45,
Umbrella die from MFT as well as the fence and clouds

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Brown Sugar Challenge #276
Bugaboo Challenge ~ All Creatures Big and Small

Hope you get a chance to play along with us and check out
the wonderful inspiration from my team mates.
hugs,
 

Friday, 9 March 2018

Birthday

Hi everyone,
I hope your week has gone well and that you've something fun planned for the weekend.

Today starts a new challenge at

Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge #207

Hosted by our lovely Julie who has chosen the theme

"Let's Celebrate"

This is the card I gave to my fabulous Daughter for her Birthday. 
She loved the  "Twist and Pop" design.



I do like combining turquoise and yellow. The design paper is Graphic 45
Leaves are Memory Box die
Twine from Michaels
Happy Birthday - SB die

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Seize the Birthday - AG  3.13

Thanks for stopping by today.  I hope you get a chance to stop by the blog
and see the gorgeous inspiration from my talented team mates and
play along with us if you like.
hugs,

Friday, 2 March 2018

Scottie dressed for Christmas

Hi everyone,
Hope all is well and that you are enjoying the snow.  March is definitely coming in like a lion.
We had some warm days the beginning of the week but now it's back to winter again....brrr.

Today starts a new challenge at Winter Wonderland where I am happy to be the host.  
I've chosen the theme "Stitching, Real or Faux".  
This is one of my favourite looks for a card.  I have no skills when it comes to sewing
 but have managed to get the hang of doing an almost straight line on my cards.  

I've coloured with Copics and paper pieced this little cutie from our wonderful sponsor, 


 He is called "Christmas Scottie with Bauble and can be found here.


The design paper is G45, gold foil from Michaels and my seam binding
ribbon is from Stamp Simply Ribbon Store.  Gold Wink of Stella added to the baubles.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for being here today...hope you get a chance to stop by the blog and
see the wonderful inspiration from the DT.  We'd love to have you play along with us.
hugs,

 

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Patterns and Mandalas at Fab'n'Funky

Hi everyone,
 Hope all is well with you and yours.

Today starts a new challenge at
Where we have our lovely Neva hosting, choosing the theme

"Mandalas & Patterns" 

We are sponsored by DS4J who generously supplied the team with a digi of there choice.

I've coloured Mandalas 1 with Copics.


Design paper is from my stash, burlap from Michaels,
seam binding from Simply Stamp Ribbon Store

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Colour Crazy Craft Challenge #8
Simply Papercrafts #55

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you get to play along.
hugs,

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Christmas at Fab'n'Funky

Hello everyone,
It's the last Wednesday of the month and that means we are doing Christmas creations at

Fab'n'Funky Challenge

I chose to colour and paper piece a delightful image from Mo's Digital Pencil
 called Carrying the Wood.   A simple design and one of my favourites.
 Bonus being it's not too bulky to mail.  Design paper is Graphic 45 that I've been
hoarding for a few years. Framed in black..again a favourite.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today and play along with us if you get the chance.
hugs,


Monday, 19 February 2018

Puppy Love

Hi everyone,
I hope you had a good long weekend. 
 It's lovely to have a "Family Day" in February, the shortest month
 but really the hardest with winter still going strong.

I've a fun card for you today using one of my favourite images, 
yes it's Wryn but this time she has a puppy.  She can be found here at Tiddly Inks.

This is my first time making a "Twist and Pop" card and I'm so pleased with the results.
One of my lovely team mates Beth shared a link from Davinia Woods.
You can find the video instructions here.











Image is coloured with Copics.
DP Graphic 45 Raining Cats and Dogs
Burlap from Michaels

I would like to enter the following challenges

Thanks for stopping by today,
hugs,

Friday, 16 February 2018

Winter Wonderland ~ Tribute

Hello everyone,
Today is a special challenge at

Winter Wonderland

where we are giving a special tribute to the lovely "Eileen",
 the founder of this great blog who sadly passed away one year ago. 
Many of you will remember Eileen from seeing her cards
 both here and on other challenge blogs.
 This challenge is our way of remembering her 
and showing our appreciation of all she did here at the 
Winter Wonderland Challenge.

Here is my card.


Our sponsor is the fabulous Imagine That  Digi Stamps
offering the lucky winner  $10 to spend in their shop.

I have used the pre-coloured image called Sweet Deer available here in the shop.
The tree die cut is Memory Box Alpine Trees
DP - Bo Bunny Sleigh ride collection 6x6
Merry Christmas  - Memory Box Brush Merry Christmas die
Gold paper from my stash

I would like to enter the following challenges:
A Snowflake's Promise Challenge 48
Thank you so much for stopping by today.
Hope you get a chance to play along in this very special challenge.
hugs,