Friday, August 24, 2018

Christmas 3-Tier Gift Box - FFFC #219 'Anything Goes'

Hello.

It's another Friday and time for a new challenge at the Fancy and Fussy Friday Challenge.  Our theme is 'Anything Goes' and it will run for the next two week.  Hope you'll join us.  Please visit our challenge blog and check out what my DT teammates have created to inspire you to play along with us.

For my project for this challenge, I've created this 3-tier gift box. 


The box opens up to reveal 3 secret trays inside...



...which I've filled up with Ferrero treats.  Yum.


If you're interested in trying your hand at making this gift box, you can find the tutorial HERE.

A closer look at the images being featured.  Both images are from Magnolia Stamps.   
 

This first one is called 'Tilda with a Gift for You' from the Turning Leaves Collection 2012.


The second image is called 'Something for You Tilda' from the Sweet Christmas Dreams Collection 2011.

The images were coloured with alcohol-ink based markers and coloured pencils.


That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy your day and have a wonderful week!


Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Recollections Naughty or Nice paper pad
Dies:  Spellbinders Petite Ovals and Petite Scalloped Ovals; Tim Holtz Poinsettia, Festive Greenery  and Holiday Greens; Poppystamps 997 Berry Sprig  
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pad Walnut Stain; pearls from my stash
Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias, Shin-Han Touch markers; coloured pencils to help with the shading - Faber-Castell Polychromos; Prismacolor Premiers

Friday, July 27, 2018

Peace Love & Joy - FFFC #217 'Christmas in July'

Hello.  Happy Friday!

A new challenge starts today at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  The subject for the next fortnight is the ever popular 'Christmas in July' theme.  I hope you'll play along with us.  Visit the challenge blog to get complete details and also to check out what my teammates have created to inspire you to join us.     

Here's the card that I came up with.



I've created this tri-fold card and if you're interested in the template, you can find it HERE.

A closer look at the image being featured.


This adorable image is named 'Peaceful Tilda' from the 'Winter Wonderland Collection 2013' from Magnolia Stamps.  And as usual, coloured with alcohol-ink base markers and coloured pencils. 


Challenges for this card:
Aud Sentiments Challenge #208 - Christmas in July
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge #477 - Christmas
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #170 - Christmas in July
Creative Craft Cottage Challenge #109 - The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Fab 'n' Funky Challenge #404 - Christmas
Papercraft Challenges #16 - Christmas in July
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes

That's all for now.  Thanks for dropping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy your Friday and have a fabulous weekend.  Stay in the shades and keep cool!


Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Recollections Believe paper pad
Dies:  Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Circles; Memory Box 98316 Cherry Blossom (for flower centres);  Poppystamps 902 Small Blooming Poinsettia and 977 Berry Sprig; Cheery Lynn Designs B148 Holly Flourish and B119 Tropical Leaves
Punches:  Punch Bunch Medium Impatient; Carla Crafts Small Cosmos 
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pad Walnut Stain; pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias, Shin-Han Touch markers; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair, basket:  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone
- yellow shades:  raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow, buttercup
- green shades:  marsh green, apple cider  
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


Friday, June 29, 2018

Celebrate Today and Every Day - FFFC #215 'Pretty in Pink'

Hello.

It's time for a new challenge at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  The challenge theme for the next two weeks is 'Pretty in Pink.  Hop over to the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge blog to check out what the DT gals have created to inspire you to play along with us. 

Here's the card that I've created for the challenge.



And a closer look at the delightful image I'm featuring.


This image is called 'A Special Flower' from A Day for Daisies digital stamp shop.  As is usual, I've done the colouring with alcohol-ink basked markers and a few coloured pencils to help.

A few challenges I'm entering with this card:
Crafting from the Heart Challenge #212 - Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts Challenge 49 - Anything Goes/Optional Theme Say It with Flowers
Work it Wednesday June 2018 - The Great Outdoors


That's it for me.  Thanks for stopping by.  I appreciate the visit.  Enjoy your day and have a wonderful weekend!


Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Chatter Box; Recollections
Dies:  Cherry Lynn B155 Large Rose; Poppystamps 1436 Dogwood Blossoms; CC Designs Olive Branch; Spellbinders Classic Ovals
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain and Victorian Velvet; pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias, Shin-Han Touch markers; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair:  burnt sienna; Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone
- pink shades:  702-T, 701-T, 1767-T, 182-T 
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- sky background: 5503-T, duck egg, tea green, pastel green  
- flower background:  apple, green shoot, meadow green

Friday, June 01, 2018

Happy Today - FFFC #213 'Summer Fling!'

Hello.

We've got a new challenge theme at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  For the next fortnight, our theme is 'Summer Fling!'  Create a card or project with a summer theme or using summer colours.  I'll be hosting this challenge...yay.  Get all the details at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge and check out what the DT gals have created to inspire you to play along with us. 

Here's the card that I've created.



A closer look at this adorable image being featured.


This image is called Summer Bathing Tilda from the Special Moments Collection 2013.  I've coloured it with alcohol-ink based markers and coloured pencils


That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy your Friday and have a wonderful weekend!


Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Daisy Bucket Designs Cool Dude Collection 
Dies:  Spellbinders Petite Ovals and Blooms Two Die D-Lites; Joy! Crafts 6002/0157 Floral Flourishes; Poppystamps 1436 Dogwood Blossoms; Elizabeth Craft Designs 730 Curvy Leaves     
Punches:  EK Success Starfish and Crab
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Broken China, Rusty Hinge and Aged Mahogany; pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias, Shin-Han Touch markers; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair:  Touch BR100, BR101, BR104
- reddish orange shades:  firebrick, burnt orange, peach
- white shading and clouds:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- yellow shades:  mustard, pastel yellow, buttercup, daffodil bloom
- sand:  sandstone, champagne
- sea:  3105-T, 304-T, 317-T, tea green
- sky and blue stripes on towel:  2717-T, 2707-T, icicle


Friday, May 04, 2018

You Make My Heart Smile - FFFC #211 "Beautiful in Blues'

Hello.  Happy Friday!

We're kicking off a new challenge today at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  The theme for the next fortnight is 'Beautiful in Blues.'  Please hop over to the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge blog to get more details and also to check out what the DT gals have created to inspire you to play along with us.

This is the card that I've created for the challenge.




Here's a closer look at the image I'm featuring.


This cute image is a digital stamp called 'Wryn and Wren - Too Tweet' from Tiddly Inks.

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy your Friday and have a wonderful weekend!


Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Colorbok Blue Ivy; Provo Craft Stone Wash Denim-Suede; Recollections Blue Gingham
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Thirty-Six and Rose Creations; Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Circles; Memory Box 98312 Fancy Blossoms
Punches:  EK Success Medium Retro Flower; Nellie's Choice Large Rose Leaves; Martha Stewart Rose Leaf 
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Faded Jeans and Chipped Sapphire; pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias, Shin-Han Touch markers; coloured pencils 
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair and shoes:  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone
- blue shades:  279-T, 284-T, 283-T, 285-T, 292-T 
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  



Friday, April 06, 2018

Just Sittin' Here Thinking of You - FFFC #209 'Add a Sentiment'

Hello.

There's a new challenge at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  The new theme is 'Add a Sentiment.'  Please visit the challenge blog for complete details and to check out what the DT gals have created to inspire you to play along with us.

This is what I've created for the challenge.




A closer look at the cutie from Magnolia Stamps being featured.


This image is called Magnolia Tilda from their Bon Voyage Collection 2010.  I've done the colouring with alcohol-ink based markers and a few coloured pencils.  I've also cut her out and mounted her on pieces of foam tape.

Challenges for this card:
Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #286 - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy Craft Challenge Wk 14 - Anything Goes
Crafting by Designs -  Anything Goes April Edition
Craft Rocket Challenge #47 - Flowers
Creatalicious Challenge #136 - Anything Goes with optional friends/friendship
The Crafty Addicts Challenge #47 - Anything Goes with optional April showers
Fab 'n' Funky Challenge #388 - Handmade Flowers
Simply Create Too Challenge #137 - Use Die Cuts


That's it for me.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Have a wonderful weekend!


Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Authentique Gathering Collection
Dies:  Spellbinder Labels Twenty-Eight; Joy! Crafts 6002/0158 Floral Flourishes  and 6002/0263 Flourish Branch 1; Poppystamps 1436 Dogwood Blossoms and 1028 Delaney Butterfly
Punches:  Carla Crafts Small Cosmos (for flower centres)
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain and Orange Marmalade; pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias, Shin-Han Touch markers; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair and shoes:  burnt sienna, Touch BR96, cinnamon, tan
- teal shades:  563-T, 337-T, 331-T, pastel green
- oranges shades:  burnt orange, orange, mango, apricot 
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T


Friday, March 09, 2018

Easter Wishes - FFFC #207 'Let's Celebrate'

Hello.  Happy Friday!

Time for a new challenge at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  Our theme this time is 'Let's Celebrate.'  I hope you'll play along with us.  You can find out the chalalenge details and also check out what my DT teammates have created to inspire you to join us at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge blog.

This is what I've created.



Here's how I've decorated the inside of my card.


A closer look at this delightful image being featured.


This digital image from A Day for Daisies is named 'Easter Friend.'  Isn't it adorable?  I've coloured the image with my alcohol-ink markers and coloured pencils.


Challenges for this card:
Aud Sentiments Challenge #198 - Anything Goes + A Sentiment
Crafty Girls Creations Challenge 45 - Always Anything Goes
Digi Choosday Craft Challenge - Wk 10 Anything Goes
Incy Wincy Designs Challenge - Mar 5 - Mar19 Ultraviolet
Let's Craft and Create Challenge #135 + option Easter
Little Miss Muffet Challenges #184 - Anything Goes

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy the rest o your day and have a wonderful weekend!


Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Recollections (stripes); Basic Grey Wisteria Cornflower; Anna Griffin (crocuses)  
Dies:  Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Circles; Crealies Creative Flowers No. 19; Memory Box 98486 Lavish Branch and 98502 Fresh Foliage; Poppystamps 1436 Dogwood Blossoms; Cheery Lynn Designs B162 Lace Corner Deco B
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Dusty Concord and Wild Honey; pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias, Shin-Han Touch markers; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- brown shades:  Touch BR100, Touch BR104, Touch YR101, sandstone, champagne  
- purple shades:  2607-T, 2665-T, lilac, 264-T
- yellow shade:  raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow, buttercup 
- green shades:  apple, green shoot  
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green  


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