Friday, 5 February 2016

You Make My Heart Soar - Cricut® Explore Air

Hello my lovelies!

Wow! Friday already. 

Today I would like to share with you another little card that I created using the Cricut® Explore Air.



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Digital die images: Create a Critter Heart (#M3862D) - Cricut®
Card stock: aqua, black, bright pink, white
Glitter card stock: white iridescent
Gems: clear
Adhesives

The Create a Critter cartridges are some of my favourites. They are so cute and are suitable for adults or children. They mix and match really well too. Don't forget, you don't have to buy the whole cartridge, you can purchase individual images.

The little cloud sentiment is one that I designed for a couple of projects in the January 2015 issue of Crafts Beautiful. The illustrations are still available for you download, print and colour. They feature a heart shaped balloon, clouds, flying heart and sentiments. Click here to take you to the download page. You will need to register, but it is quick, easy and free!

I might post the projects from that issue at a later date.

Thank you for stopping by! TTFN! xxx

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Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Wild About U - Cricut® Explore Air

Afternoon peeps!

I've been having a play with my Explore Air and have designed three cute little cards perfect for Valentine's Day or if you just want to tell someone that you love them - awww!

In this post I would like to share the first card with you. This one features a cute little monkey holding a heart...



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Digital die images: Create a Critter 2 - Monkey (#M3B30F), Lion (#M3A503) - Cricut®
Vinyl: Midnight - Cricut®
Card stock: bright pink, brown, tan
Gems: bright pink
Adhesives

I love doing wording or lettering with the vinyl as it gives such a crisp, clean edge and you don't have to worry about apply adhesive to fiddly areas. Cricut® also do transfer paper on a roll, so that you can remove the vinyl from the backing sheet and place it exactly where you want it without altering the position of the vinyl elements.

I do hope you like my cute little monkey. I'll be back with another adorable little card soon. Thank you for popping in! xx

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Monday, 1 February 2016

Free Hugs - Incy Wincy/Limited Runs

Happy 1st of February my lovelies!

It's a lovely day here in Norfolk, even if it is slightly windy!

Being the first Monday in the month, we have a fantastic new challenge for you over at Incy Wincy. The theme this time is 'Love is in the air'.

Our wonderful sponsors for this challenge are Limited Runs and Polka Doodles. I chose an adorable little image from Limited Runs called Luvin Monster and here is my make...



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Card stock: white
Promarkers: Poppy, Sunset*
Rub-on lettering/hearts
Adhesives

*limited edition colour(s)

I love the way he is just sat there all squishy, just begging to be hugged! I love this little card as it's not too mushy or soppy.

This cutie and many more can be found by clicking on the image below. You can also click on the Polka Doodles image to take you to their store too. They have oodles of gorgeous images and plenty of craft supplies.



As usual the talented DT have come up with some fab creations to inspire you, so why not enter and you might be lucky enough to win a fab prize?

Thank you for stopping by today and I'll be back soon. xxx

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Sunday, 24 January 2016

Cute Fox

Happy Sunday peeps!

I hope you are all having a lovely day :o)

Crafts Beautiful have been showcasing a past make of mine on Facebook recently. As cute foxes ane still so popular at the moment I thought I would re-live this past make.


You can find the instructions on how to make this adorable little fox card here and the templates here. I also included a full illustration of the fox with the templates so that if you didn't want to paper piece him, you can download, print him out and colour him instead.

You can find lots more templates, projects, freebies, templates and ideas at www.crafts-beautiful.com. For lots of inspiration and ideas, you can also follow them on Facebook and Pinterest too!

Why not have ago at making this card tonight? It's a perfect way of using up those little scraps of paper and card!

Thank you for stopping by and I'll be back soon xx

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Monday, 18 January 2016

Monsterific - Incy Wincy/Bugaboo

Hello Peepsicles!

My! Doesn't a fortnight fly by quickly? I can't believe it's two weeks since our last Incy wincy challenge, which means we have a new one for you. Yay!

This time the theme is Tic-Tac-Toe and we have THREE fab sponsors, these are Bugaboo, Di's DigiStamps and Craft Classes Online.

From the Tic-Tac-Toe board I chose embossing/sentiment/pearls and the image is called Make it snappy - Monsterific by Bugaboo.

Here is my card...



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Card stock: white, yellow
Promarkers: Aegean, Bright Green, Ice Grey 1, Molten Red*, Yellow
Washi tape: black/white striped
Embossing folder: Kirstie Allsopp Zig-Zag - Cricut® Cuttlebug™
Pearls: black
Adhesives

*limited edition colour(s)

Is this image hilarious or what? I love the way the monster in the background is squishing down the head of the round spiky monster :oD

Three lucky winners will get either 7 free digis from Bugaboo, a $12 voucher for Di's DigiStamps or an on line seat with Craft Classes Online. Click on each of the badges below to take you to the sponsor websites.




Before I go, we have another new member of the DT, Catherine! It would be great if you popped on over to Incy Wincy and have a look at her lovely make for the challenge. Plus the DT have been busy coming up with some gorgeous makes for your inspiration.

Thank you so much for stopping by! TTFN xxx

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Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Be Happy

Hello my lovelies!

As I promised yesterday, I'm back with another make and this one is CAS with a bright, cheery splash of colour...



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Dies: Craft Asylum Happiness Phrases (660804); Craft Asylum Sunny Flower ( 660807) - Sizzix
Embossing folder: Layered Scallops - Echo Park
Card stock: aqua, bright pink, lime, white, yellow
Adhesives

The flower dies are so cute, there are four in the pack so you can mix and match to your heart's desire!

I got a collection of Craft Asylum dies from my mum and dad-in-law for Christmas, so I've been itching to have a play.

This is such a bright and cheery card that you can't help but smile. I made it yesterday and it was such a dull, dark, rainy day that this added that little bit of sunshine!

I do hope you like my little make and thank you for stopping by!

Take care for now, ta ta! x

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