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Friday, 23 September 2011

Less is More Take 6

Last one, just trying to help them reach 1000 submissions, but a bitty boring for all of you, sorry!!!
Less is More Challenge Anything Goes xxx

Less is More Take 5

See another one on the same theme for the  Less is More Challenge Anything Goes

Less is More Take 4

Another for Less is More Challenge Anything Goes

Less is More Take 3

I have made four similar christmas cards which are fairly flat for posting.  Using Dasher from Stampin up. Some gold ink by Brilliance and my embossing folders.

Hugs Heidi

Less is More Take 2

So here is number two card same image as post before, polar love from Squiggle Stamps, just for Less is More Challenge Anything Goes.

Hugs Heidi xx

PS  Don't forget Autumnal Colours is the Challenge for this fortnight at Squiggle Stamps Blog, ends on 30th September.

Less is More Take 1

I have  a couple of quick posts for you today both for Less is More Challenge Anything goes, popped on seperately as they are trying to reach 1000 entries this week.

They have the same stamped image, the lovely polar love from Squiggle Stamps.

Thanks for stopping by, Hugs from Heidi xPS Don't forget that Squiggle Stamp Current challenge is Autumnal Colours

Sunday, 18 September 2011

Cute little LOTV Bunnies

This is an Anniversary card with some cute little LOTV bunnies on it.  I have coloured with my Promarkers. I have used ribbons, multi coloured glittery lace, gems, stick on butterfly  and some die cut hearts as embellishments.  The  sketch I followed is from Crafty Catz.  The hearts are cut from some special chip paper (gold in colour as it is for a golden wedding anniversary)

I am entering this into:-)

CES #53 - Layer it up

Thanks for looking
Hugs Heidi xx

Ro's Door Hanger

This is my sons door hanger, you all thought that I had forgotten him didn't you!  I made one for him too.
The image is an old sugar nellie called Rory the lion. He's lovely and cuddly looking, just like Ro really. hehe

I have coloured with my Promarkers, used some scraps of paper for laying up, some eyelash fibres, an old plastic snake (recycled) and some cool stickers from my stash, including a stamp of a dinosaur and a dragon chipboard die cut.  All the sorts of things he loves.

Thanks for popping by, hugs to you all and this is what I am entering this with:-)

Totally Gorjuss ch97 -Nothing Square about me (rectangular)
Cards for Men ch 19 - Anything but Square (rectangular)
Totally Stampalicious - Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday 182 - Anything Goes
Pixie Dust Studios - Recycling is Good

Heidi xx

Girly Christmas at Winter Wonderland! Who can resist?

Thanks for popping by today, hope your sunday is going as good as mine, kids are playing (inside because its raining again) but happy, the internet is not being bad (yet) and I have 5 minutes of my own. Whoohoo!

This card I made following a sketch and using a little fairy from Sugar Nellie.  I have used my nestabilities, layered up and added a festive sentiment.  I have coloured with my Promarkers and added lots of glitter.

Inside there are co-ordinating papers and a diecut heart with inked edges.

I am entering it into

Simon Says - Sing It
Magical Mondays - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Things With Wings
Flutterby Wednesday #171 - Open Challenge
Winter Wonderland - Girly Christmas

Thanks for looking
Hugs from Heidi x

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Miss Evie - Flowers for Evie

Last post for today. I have made this for Evie for her door too and have used the fabby Miss Evie - Flowers, matted onto  yellow papermania card, then onto some thick mulberry paper which has batique stars on it.  The Flowers are silk and also diecut. There is four flowers layered up to make the diecut flower and just two of the large silk ones layered and attached with a superb large brad I got from The Factory Shop (Up until now i had no idea that they did this sort of crafting items). 

I am entering her into Stamp Somethings last challenge - Anything Goes
Critter Sketch #82 - Photo Inspiration

Die cut dreams #98 - Flower Power (use at least 5 flowes, i used 6 so thats ok plus all of the ones in her hair and on her dress hehe)

Thanks for looking.
Hugs from Heidi x

Here I am Fluttering By.

Now this door hanger / label is for another daughter her blog is called Tishy's Mystical Manor of Masterpieces and her fave colour is blue.  I have created a 'F'rame for this image out of blue ribbon and have wrapped the ribbon with 'F'ibres. In the corners are some gemstone 'F'lowers and have used several diecut 'F'lowers to build a large flower and added a couple of flowers on stems.  She has lovely little butterflies in her jar and pretty bows in her hair. The song I always think of when I use butterflies is 'love is like a butterfly' corny I know, but that was part of growing up.

I am entering her into Flutterby Wednesday - Which is anything goes so long as you have a butterfly or angel or fairy on your creation. They are being sponsored this week by Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps .
Charizma Cards #36 Inspired by a song
Crafty Catz #99 Ribbons
Craft Your Passion #75 Use the F word

Thanks so much for popping over, more door hangers tomorrow.

Hugs Heidi xx

Squiggle Stamp Door Hanger for a Teenager

This is a door label for my teenager daughter Jasmine, this is Hippy Goth Girl and she is available from Squiggle Stamps.

I have coloured with my Promarkers and I used some silk flowers and a metal heart button, then I popped on some dome alphabet stickers and hand drew the egyptian heiroglyph for J as Jas loves all things egyptian.

I am entering this into
I love  Promarkers #82- Metal Embellishment or Charm
Colour Create #79 - Pink Brown Cream and White
Sweet Stampin' - For a Teenager

Thanks for looking and don't forget Squiggle Stamp's Current Challenge 'Spooky Fun' ends on on Friday so you still have time to share your spooky creations with us Here. Spooky digis start at just 49 pence so you'd be mad not to take advantage of their current offers and maybe some freebies!!

Hugs Heidi xx

Yummy Chocolate multifold gift and card in one

Just a quicky as they say. This is a card I made for one of my bestest friends and I have been wanting to use these sentiments from Kanban for some time. And this was that moment.  The image is from Squiggle Stamps and is called Shy Goth Girl from the Goth Kidz series.

Pretty much everything else is from my stash.

I am entering this card into
Simon Says - Multifold
Whoopsi Daisy (which I have just come across) - More than one fold

Thanks for looking
Hugs From Heidi x

And yes that was a couple of extra special bars of yummy chocolate that were tied into the inside of the card, MMMMMMmmm.

Friday, 9 September 2011

Squiggle Stamps Blog Hop Digi Winner ...........

Hallo Peeps,

DIGI Winner, DIGI Winner

Roll of drums heehee....

and its XGemmaX from Gems Little Creations who has won the Trick or Treat Digi Image from Squiggle Stamps Hoppy Halloween Blog Hop.

Thanks to all of you for you lovely comments, do hope you will visit again sometime soon, as we will be showcasing Autumn and Christmas over the coming few weeks. Can't wait!

And don't forget there were some BIG winners of vouchers and extra Digi Images at Squiggle Stamps HQ so pop on over and have a wee looky.

Hugs and smiles
Heidi x

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Pixie Dust Paperie September Giveaway

Quick Post to tell you about the Pixie Dust Paperie September Giveaway.

They have their January Kit up for grabs and it looks absolutely gorgeous.

Hugs Heidi

Wednesday, 7 September 2011

HOPPY HALLOWE'EN BLOG HOP at Squiggle Stamps Blog

Wowee, my first scheduled post, hope it works okay and that you are arriving from Tracy our Guest Designer over at Squiggle Stamps for our HUGE Hoppy Hallowe'en Blog Hop. If not then please head back to the main post at HQ and start at the very beginning.
The first thing you need to do to be in with a chance of winning the spooky fun hallowe'en digi image that I am showcasing on my card for you today,  is to simply leave me a comment, perhaps tell me which image from the new releases is your fave or how you celebrate Hallowe'en. 
 The second thing we would like you to do is pop our Hoppy Hallowe'en Blog Hop Banner on your sidebar. With a link back to the Blog Hop Post at Squiggle Stamps Blog.

Here's my card for your inspiration, I have used the fabby image called 'trick or treat' and lots of fun embellies to brighten up the whole sweet experience.  Candy, flowers and of course some spooky spiders, couldn't resist popping those on! For the background I have used several different whispers inkpads to produce the colourful finish. I stamped a web image all over in soft and stronger shades of ink, but you can only really see some of them as I sort of went wild with the flowers and webs and spiders ho hum, couldn't help myself was so loving using this image. Okay stop with the waffling now and on with the Hoppy Hallowe'en Blog Hop.

When you have left me a comment then please continue to the lovely Kimberly who has I am certain produced a marvellous Squiggles Creation for you to enjoy. You have until September 7th to complete, have fun.
Thanks for hopping with us Good Luck!!
hugs Heidi xx

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

SNEAKY PEEKY and Hallowe'en Hanger with Squiggle Stamps Digis

Oooh have I got a lovely post for you today.  This is a Hallowe'en Hanger. I have made it using some old wooden coasters that have been just waiting for the right images to come along.  Of course when I saw the New Releases from Squiggle Stamps I couldn't help myself.  So here goes.

All coasters have been wrapped in a thin paper to give a base to work from and to leave a neat back surface.

First Coaster  is showcasing the fabulous Witchy Girl from the Goth Kidz digis.  She and the others have been coloured in with my Promarkers and I have used or should say recycled part of a lemon bag for the backing, not quite a web, but a net anyway.  I have used a fun little froggy to complete the piccy and wound some of my fabby fibres among the net.
Second Coaster is showcasing a more piratical image, isn't she gorgeous, she is called SNEAKY PEEKY SNEAKY PEEKY Yes that's right I have managed to get a wee Sneaky Peek at an image that is coming soon and as of yet has no name. I have matted and layered with black and moss green plain papers and have added some bling with mother of pearl chips, some tibetan silver large beads and an enamelled bead connector. Gotta have some treasure!!

Third Coaster is showcasing a scary looking Wizard, NOT!  Isn't he great, reminds me of a young Harry or Ron, perhaps with a wig even Hermione.  He is also from the Goth Kidz series. I have wrapped a piece of black ribbon into a cross and added jute and an 'eye' which is a recycled badge which I hoarded from last year.
Fourth Coaster is showcasing a gorgeous dinky ghoulz witchy who is so darn cute, just look at those eyes, all the better to bewitch you with, hmm, might be getting a little carried away methinks. She is from the Dinky Ghoulz New Release. I have popped her onto a more nature orientated background as I have coloured her with lots of greens and matted her onto some thick mulberry paper that I have used for punching leaves from, but love the paper so much have kept it.  Until now that is!  The wee spider web and spider table confetti finish it off.

Fifth and last Coaster, at last I hear you say. This funtastic image is of course Franky Boy or to use his given name Frankenstein Boy.  Just adorable what else can I say.  Got the chance to use my white pen as faux stitching to finish off the black layers as they didn't really show up enough.  Added the rubber skull as a wee token.

Sorry about the Sarcophagus, What else was I meant to hang the Hallowe'en offering on?
Hope you have enjoyed my spooky fun, hallowe'en hugs to everyone, you'd never guess it's one of my fave times of the year. Now would you?!?

Don't forget there is just one day left to enter the funtastic Spooky Squiggle Stamps Hoppy Hallowe'en Blog Hop..
So many lovely prizes to be won and a digi to be won at every dt's special Hop Post. 
If you miss the Hop, don't despair, you can still enter the Spooky Fun Challenge and can be in with a chance to win some rubba or some digis.

I am entering this Hallowe'en Hanger into :)-

Papertake weekly - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin - Anything But Birthday
Critter Sketch Challenge - Anything But a Card

Heidi xx

Sunday, 4 September 2011

Oooooooh, Bats and Spiders and Owls EEEeeeekkk!!!

Hallo peeps, am back for a Sunday afternoon post, the BLOG HOP at Squiggle Stamps is going well and I love these digis so much that I made some more cards, eek at this rate I shall have to have a Hallowe'en get together How Truly Terrible!!  (heehee)

You can expect some more cards tomorrow, and please don't forget to go to Squiggle Stamps to check out their awesome Hoppy Hallowe'en Blog Hop (ends weds 7th sept)  and their new releases The Goth Kidz Hallowe'en Collection and the Dinky Ghoulz Collection, both are spooktacular and well worth a looky.

Images start at 49p(owl) so what are you waiting for, get prepared for that ghoulish time of the year and pop a few in your 'candy' basket.

Of course once you have some spooky images you'll need to make something. So how about entering the Squiggle Stamps 'Spooky Fun' Hallowe'en Challenge.
Did you know that if you use a Squiggle Stamps Digi image or stamp then you will get an extra entry into the random draw when the challenge ends (17th September)

Hope you like the cards, am entering them into
Craft when you can # 1 - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin - Anything but birthday
Charizma Cards - Anything Goes

OOPs forgot to put Simon Says Stamptember Hop Challenge on here its anything goes this week and includes their sister challenge Simon Says Stamp and Show.
Hugs to you all and Happy Hallowe'en Hopping

Heidi x