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Sunday, 7 October 2018

Best Witches!

Hi there, hope you have all had a lovely weekend! Been quite a mix here, weather wise! Could be doing with the hot weather back again!!  Anyways, as it's the 7th of the month, I'm here to share with you, my DT inspiration for our new challenge that has gone live over at Creative Craft Cottage today. Our theme is 'Pretty Pinks or Halloween' and sponsoring us is the fabulous Fabrika Fantasy. Their image I'm using is called Little Witch, isn't she so sweet?! So as you can see I'm following our 'Halloween' theme here! Hope you like it?!


To create this, I matt and layered black bobble card and green mottled paper, along with black web netting border. The image I printed, coloured then die cut out, using faux stitch circle then placing on top of die cut scalloped black card. To this I added googly eyes on the scalloped edges for a spooky effect! To decorate, I added die cut black flower with green stamen, black glitter fern and green blossom branches, black glitter card spiders, finishing off with gems and sentiment topper.

Materials Used 
Fabrika Fantasy - 'Little Witch' image
Promarkers - Satin, Blush, Lime Green, Pear Green, Pastel Yellow, Sandstone, Mustard, Tan, Pumkin, Spice, Cocoa, Cool Grey 1, 2, 5, and Black
Dawn Bibby Creations - Fantasy Fusilier and Fern dies, Blossom Stamens and Branches dies
Little B - 'Halloween' spider die
Spellbinders - Circle die
M&C Boutique (The Works) - Faux Circle dies
Trimcraft - Dovecraft Black and Green glitter card
 Pan Pastel - Black
My Stash - Black bobble card, Black card, Green mottled paper, Black netting, Googly eyes and gems





Thanks so much for stopping by and hope that this has given you some inspiration, to come on over and join us for this months challenge. We would love to see all your gorgeous makes!

Till next time
Crafty hugs
Donna (DT)
xxx



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Wednesday, 3 October 2018

'Spook it Up'...

Hiya, would like to first of all welcome my recent new followers, thank you so much, I truly appreciate it and hope you enjoy your visits!! I'm here this morning to share with you my dt inspiration for The Crafty Addicts new challenge that has started today! As we don't have a sponsor this month, we are just using what we have already. Our theme is 'Spook it Up'. For my inspiration, I am using this fab little image from Kenny K called 'Trixie Treat'...


On a 7x7 card blank, I matt and layered black holographic glitter card and orange patterned paper. On this, I added die cut black patterned card topper, along with die cut spider webs and die cut flowers. The image, I printed, coloured and carefully cut out, placing as shown. To decorate I added die cut black flower, spider webs and small flowers, as well as spider die cut too. I finished off by adding peel-off sentment, pumpkin topper and gems.

Materials Used 
Kenny K - 'Trixie Treat' image
Promarkers - Satin, Blush, Pumkin, Spice, Lime Green, Pear Green, Amethyst, Cocoa, Mustard, Cool Grey 5 and Black
Crafter's Companion - Watercolour card
Dawn Bibby Creations - Fantasy Fusilier and Fern dies, Blossom Stamen dies
Little B - Halloween dies (Web and Spider)
Spellbinders - Labels 8 die
Ranger - Stickles 'Black Diamond' glitter glue
Trimcraft - Dovecraft Black glitter card
Creata - Black ribbed paper
My Stash - Black holographic gliter card, Black patterned card, Orange patterned paper, Orange crepe paper, Pumpkin topper, Gems and Peel-Offs





Thanks so much for stopping by, I hope that I have inspired you to come on over and join us for this months challenge. We'd love to see all your 'Spooky' creations!!

Till next time
Crafty Hugs
Donna (DT)
xxx



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Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Spooky Haunted House ...

Hi there, I'm here to share with you another little bit of inspiration, we have a new challenge that has just gone live over at Unicorn Challenge. Our theme this month is 'Autum or Halloween'. I have chosen Halloween, here is what I created, hope you like it?!


Taking a 7x7 card blank, I created the background using distress ink. I die cut the centre, placing the spooky image I had on file, that I had previously found on the internet, behind.  Unfortunately can't remember where! I added die cut border, then decorated with die cut flowers, branches, spider, web, pumpkin topper and black ribbon.  Finishing off with gems and peel-offs

Materials Used 
Dawn Bibby Creations - Fantasy Fusilier and Fern dies
Spellbinders - Decorative labels 8 and Labels 8 dies
Little B - Halloween dies (Spider and web)
Creata - Black lined paper
Trimcraft - Dovecraft black glitter card
Ranger - Tim Holtz Distress ink (Marmalade)
My Stash - Spooky Haunted House image, Black satin card, Black ribbon, Pumkin topper, gems and peel-offs






Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by and leave such lovely comments, I really appreciate it! I do hope that you will come and join us for this months challenge, we would love to see all your fabulous makes!

Till next time
Krafty Hugs
Donna (DT)
xxx


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Monday, 1 October 2018

Happy Halloween

Hi there, can't believe how fast the weeks are flying in now and the weather is getting that bit colder! I've not been too well, the past week or so, managed to pick up another virus...chest infection, blocked sinuses, headache, sore throat, feel so drained! Not good on top of my fibro!! Anyways I hopefully will be on the mend soon!!

I'm here to share with you my inspiration for our new challenge that has started over at Digi Doodle Studios. Our theme for the month is either Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness or Halloween...Here, I have combined both, the image I have used is called Arabella Grimm, she's fab!!



On a 7x7 card blank, I matt and layered black silk satin card and pink patterned paper, along with black lace ribbon border. The image, I printed on to watercolour card, coloured then added sentiment and two web images. After die cutting with circle faux stitch die, I attached die cut spiders web behind. To decorate, I added die cut flower, fern branches, bats, spider and banner, finishing with gems and Peel Offs

Materials Used 
Digi Doodle Studios - 'Arabella Grimm' image
Promarkers - Satin, Blush, Tan, Caramel, Dusky Rose, Baby Pink, Antique Pink, Cool Grey 2, 3, 4, 5 and Black
Crafter's Companion - Watercolour card
Trimcraft - Dovecraft black glitter card
Dawn Bibby Creations - Fantasy Fusilier and Fern dies, Blossom Branche die
M&C Boutique (The Works) - Faux Stitch Circle die
Joycrafts - Banner die
Little B - Halloween dies (Web, Spider and Bat)
PanPastel - Black (used around image)
My Stash - Black silk satin card, Pink patterned paper, Black holographic glitter card, Black satin card, Lace ribbon, Gems and Peel Offs






It means so much to me, that you have taken the time to stop by...Thank you! I hope you like my inspiration and that it inspires you to come on over and join us for this months challenge! Why not stop by our Facebook Fan Group too, you will find loads more creative ideas there by both the DT and DDS fans!!

Till next time
Crafty Hugs
Donna (DT)
xxx
Proud to Design for ...

I am entering this in to the following challenges:- 
Cute n Crafty Challenge - #10 Fall/Halloween x
Dragonfly Journeys Challenge - #128 Happy Halloween
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - #90 Anything Goes x
Pink Gem Challenge - #228 Halloween/Halloween Colours (Last Challenge)
Always Fun Challenges - #78 Dies & Punches x
MMM Challenge - #81 Animals
Crafty Gals Corner Challenges - #175 Anything Fall Goes n
A Bit more Time to Craft - #77 Anything Goes
Cupcake Inspirations - #455 Bump in the Night
Sparkles Challenge - #108 Dies or Punches
Pearly Sparkles Challenge - #33 Anything Goes
Love to Craft Challenge - #27 October Anything Goes
Worldwide Open Design Team Challenge - #09 Anything Goes 15 Sep - 12 Oct
Morgans Artworld Challenge - #10 Anything Goes 1 - 27 Oct
Classic Design Team Challenge - #10 Anything Goes 1 - 27 Oct
Fabrika Fantasy Digis Challenge - #25 Halloween


Thursday, 20 September 2018

Mythical/Magical - Nixie Mermaid

Hiya, crafty friends...how are you all today? Everything fine here, thankfully our dreadful weather has passed over and we now have a lovely sunny day for a change! As it's my turn, I'm here to share with you my little bit of DT inspiration for Digi Doodle Studios, I have kept to our challenge theme of 'Mythical/Magical' and have used this super little image called Nixie Mermaid, isn't she so cute?!!


To create this, I took a 7x7 scalloped card blank and layered together turquoise mirror card and green wave patterned paper along with a piece of illusion 'waves' film, for added depth and movement. The image, I printed, coloured with promarkers, added glitter glue/pearl drops, then carefully cut out and placed as shown on a piece of plastic netting. I decorated with die cut flowers, made from iridescent paper, vellum and glitter paper, shells, starfish and seahorse. Finishing off with added pearls.

Materials Used 
Digi Doodle Studios - 'Nixie Mermaid' image
ProMarkers - Satin, Blush, Antique Pink, Salmon Pink, Soft Green, Cool Aqua, Tea Green, Saffron, Tan, Vanilla, Lilac and Amethyst
Crafter's Companion - Watercolour card and Core'dinations Whitewash card
Trimcraft - First Edition 8x8 'Beyond the Shore' paper
Creata - Turquoise Mirror card
J.J.D Crafts - Illusion Film 'Waves'
Dawn Bibby Creations - Fantasy Fusilier and Fern dies and Blossom Stamen dies
Joycraft - Seahorse, Starfish and Shell dies
Sweet Dixie - Shell die
Ranger - Ice Stickles Strawberry and Mint Ice glitter glue, Pearl Drops White Opal
My Stash - Glitter paper, Plastic netting and Pearl gems




Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by, it means so much to me! I hope you like my little bit of inspiration and it inspires you to come on over and join us for this months challenge, we would love to see what you create. You could also stop by our Facebook Fan Group too, there you will find loads more creative ideas, by both DT and DDS fans!
Till next time
Crafty Hugs
Donna (DT)
xxx
Proud to Design for ...

I am entering this into the following challenges:-
Pearly Sparkles Challenge - #32 Glitter
Love to Craft Challenge - #26 September Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge - #485 Create a Scene with Stamps and/or Dies
4 Crafty Chicks - #421 ATG or Twist of Tic-Tac-Toe (Glitter/Flowers/Animal)
Crafty Gals Corner Challenges - #174 3+ Layers
I Love Promarkers Challenge - #368 Anything Goes with Option of Use an Animal
Tuesday Throwdown - #410 Add Some Texture
Promarker Challenge - #462 Aything Goes
Pink Gem Challenge - #227 One for the Girls/Ladies
A Bit More Time to Craft - #76 Anything Goes
Sparkles Forum Challenge - #108 Dies or Punches
CCC Digi Creations - #96 Use Pearls Gems
Brown Sugar Challenge - #282 September All Creatures Great and Small
Classic Design Team Challenge - #29 Anything Goes 1-27 Sep
Worldwide Open Design Team Challenge - #09 Anything Goes 15 Sep-12Oct
Morgans Artworld Challenge - #09 Anything Goes 1-27 Sep

Friday, 7 September 2018

Ribbon and/or Lace

Good morning Folks, hope you have all had a great week and looking forward to a relaxing weekend!
As it's the 7th of the month, it means that there is a new challenge started over at Creative Craft Cottage. We don't have a sponsor this month, but our theme is 'Ribbon and/or Lace'. For my dt inspiration, I have created this, using various dies, papers and of course, ribbon lace!


To create this, I took a 7x5 card blank, matt and layered gold mirror card with patterned paper and rounded the corners along with adding a double lace border and bow, I matt and layered embossed centura pearl card on to non-shed glitter card, die cut both and placed as shown. To finish off, I added die cut vellum flowers and butterflies, added ns glitter leaves, followed by multi gems/pearls and sentiment topper.

Materials Used 
Crafter's Companion - 'Downton Abbey' backing paper and topper, Centura Pearl card, Vintage Screen embossing folder, Diesire Essentials Flowers for all Occassions and Clssiques Collection Delicate Flower dies
Trimcraft - Butterfly dies
My Stash - Gold Mirror card, Non-Shed Glitter card, Vellum, Gems, Pearls and Lace Ribbons




Thanks so much for stopping by and hope that I have given you a little bit of inspiration. Just pop over to our challenge blog, if you need more and there you will find my teamies inspirational creations! Then join us for this months challenge, we'd love to see all your fab makes!!

So till next time
Krafty Hugs
Donna (DT)
xxx


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