Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Blog break

Decide to have a little blog break for a few months. Will still up date Skipper's blog so do look out for what's going on with her. Have a great Summer.

Thursday, 17 July 2014

get well card

Hubby asked me to make a card for someone at work. I used a Tonic die and Spellbinders dies and a Stampendous sentiment stamp.  Hope you are having a great day enjoying the lovely weather.
Better a dry crust with peace and quiet
    than a house full of feasting, with strife.
Proverb 17:1

Sunday, 13 July 2014

Golf card for the older gentleman

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Hello everyone and welcome to my new follower. I am grateful for all those who follow my blog and more so to those who take time to leave a comment, thank you.  
This is the second card I had to make this week. I really had fun making the background. Used lots of Club Scrap stamps and the star mask (love this mask). The golfer image was stamped and coloured with watercolours. Thanks for looking and have a wonderful week.
God bless you and keep you.

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Golf card

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Hope you are all having a good day. Made this card for a male golfer at our club. On the kraft card I used a star mask with distress ink and then dusted Fairy dust over it. Then stamped the golf bag image (Papermania) in black all over. The green background was made using a rain drop stamp (Designs by Ryn) and wiped over with Panpastels and chalk ink. The main image is from Lili of the Valley and coloured with watercolours.  Really pleased with how it turned out only hope he will like it. Have a great day.
You, Lord, hear the desire of the afflicted;
    you encourage them, and you listen to their cry,
 defending the fatherless and the oppressed,
    so that mere earthly mortals
    will never again strike terror.
Psalm 10:17-18

Friday, 4 July 2014

Sympathy card

Hope you are all enjoying the lovely weather. Made this card yesterday for a friend who lost her mother this week. I did not want to use black and white and used this lovely blue/green paper instead. I used four different dies on this card. Have a great day.

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

My second bucket hat!

Finally got around to making a second bucket ha,t as the first one did not fit. This one fits but maybe a tiny bit too big (I have a small head). Got the pattern for the Kitsch Bitsch blog. Used denim for one side and curtain weight fabric for the other. Really did not take very long to make. Thanks for looking and have a great day.

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge,
    but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Proverb 1:7

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Male card

Hope you are enjoying the lovely weather we are having. Sharing  a photo of this card I made last week. Sorry for the poor photo but it's the only one I took. Made the background using cosmic shimmer mist (brushed onto white card) and then embossed and metallic waxes applied on top. The main image was found on the internet and coloured with alcohol markers. It does look so much better in real life. Thanks for looking and have a great day. Playing lots of golf at the moment so crafting is taking a back seat for a while.
The Lord is my light and my salvation    whom shall I fear?The Lord is the stronghold of my life—    of whom shall I be afraid?
Psalm 27:1

Sunday, 22 June 2014

Birthday card

Hope you are enjoying the lovely weather. Finally had time to play in my craft room. Was asked to make a card for someone turning 50 and who liked sewing and crafty things. The background was made using Panpastels and stamps. Used some of the same stamps and embossed them and cut them out. Really pleased with how it came out. Have a great week.
Humility is the fear of the Lord;
    its wages are riches and honour and life.
Proverb 22:2

Friday, 13 June 2014

Happy Birthday to Ewe!

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Hope you are enjoying the beautiful weather we are having. Visited my local craft shop (Crafting Time) yesterday and this is one of the stamp set I came back with. This set is called Love EWE  and is a Rachelle Anne Miller design from Crafter's Companion.  The image was stamped and embossed with clear powder and coloured with watercolours. The background was made by stamping the large image stamp on blue card with brown ink. Added the faux stitching detail to the image and sentiment. Used  Tonic dies to cut the sentiment. Have a lovely day.

Whoever scorns instruction will pay for it,
    but whoever respects a command is rewarded.
Proverb 13:13

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

A bit of felting with cat hair

My first attempt at felting and I am pretty happy with it. I won some wool felt from Claire at Hope Jacare Designs a while ago and my friend bought me some felting tools for my birthday so I finally had a go. The centre of the flower is felted cat hair. The cat hair was donated by my lovely Skipper. There will be more felting with cat hair in the future. :) Have a lovely day.
When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
    but with humility comes wisdom.
Proverb 11:2

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Golfing card

It's another beautiful day here. Must make the most of the sunshine, even though doing anything in this heat is hard work. :) Made this card over the weekend. The background was sprayed with Glimmer mist and embossed. The image is a Papermania one, which I coloured with alcohol markers. Enjoy the lovely sunshine.
Lazy hands make for poverty,
    but diligent hands bring wealth.
Proverb 10:4

Saturday, 7 June 2014

50th Wedding Anniversary card

Can I say a huge thank you to all those who wish my DH a happy birthday, you are all so kind. I did some crafting today and this is the card I made. Was asked to make a 50th Wedding Anniversary card and this is what I created. 

I looked up flowers and their meaning for 50th anniversary and found this:
Yellow Roses - Symbolizes inner joy, light, happiness, the beauty of a long prosperous marriage, friendship, true love"
This is an 8 x 8 inches card. The rose image is a PSX stamp which I stamped three times and cut out the flowers heads and layered them up. The image was coloured using watercolours. I used  my very useful Tonic dies for the decorative square and rounded squares. The edges were inked with a gold liner pen and the sentiment is a Stampendous stamp. The butterflies were stamped using a Hero Arts stamp. 

Hope the suns is shining where you are.