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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
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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, Die'sire Essentials Flowers for all Occassions and Classiques 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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Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Back to School

Good morning crafty friends, can't believe it's the middle of another week, aren't the days passing by so quick?!

Today, I'm here to tell you about the latest challenge over at The Crafty Addicts. This month our theme as always is 'Anything Goes' but you could follow our twist of 'Back to School'. Sponsoring us is the fabulous Polkadoodles. For my DT inspiration, I am using this little image called Student - School little Dude. He's so adorable!


On a 7x7 square card blank, I matt and layered blue linnen card with multicoloured striped paper. I placed the jotter page I created using Joycraft border die, after adding 3d letters and hand drawing apple. The image, I printed on to watercolour card, coloured then carefull cut out and placed as shown. I created the back to school slate board, on my pc, printed it out then added the 'wood' frame using coloured Kraft card. I used Tea Dye distress ink to darken and make more wood like! . I finished off with die cut numbers that I coloured and glittered with Stickles.

Materials Used 
Polksdoodles - 'Student- School little dude' image
Promarkers - Satin, Blush, Mustard, Cool Grey 2, Cocoa, Lime Green, Denim Blue, Ginger, Lipstick Red, Caramel and Ivory - Limited Edition Apple Cider
Crafter's Companion - Watercolour card
Trimcraft - 'whizz Kids' Stripey paper and  First Edition Numbers dies
M&C Boutique (The Works) - Square faux stitching dies
Ranger - Stickles Diamond glitter glue
    My Stash - Paper clip, Alphabet adhesive foam shapes





Thanks so much for stopping by and hope that I have inspired you to come on over and join us for this months challenge, we love seeing all your fabulous creations!! For more inspiration, just pop over to our blog for all my team buddies wonderful projects!!

Till next Time
Crafty Hugs
Donna (DT)
xxx


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Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Love...

Hiya crafty friends, I'm here today as it's the first Tuesday of the month, so that means it's time for a new challenge over at Unicorn Challenge Blog. Our theme for the month is 'Add a Charm'. This is what I created for my DT inspiration, hope you like it?!


I started with a 7x7 white card blanc and with a punch, I inverted the corners. To this, I matt and layered purple linen card along with centura pearl card that I embossed and die cut the centre of both too, as well as punching the corners. In the centre, I added the 'love' die cut sentiment with the same colour purple card. To decorate, I added die cut flowers, leaves and of course a butterfly 'charm'. Finishing off with ribbon bow and various gems.

Materials Used 
Dawn Bibby Creations - Fantasy Fusilier and Fern dies, Blossom Stamen and Branches dies
M&C Boutique (The Works) - 'Love' and Square Faux Stitch dies and Shimmer Iridescent paper
Crafter's Companion - Centura Pearl card
My Stash - Purple linen card, White vellum, Silver non-shed glitter card, Butterfly charm, Ribbon bow and Gems



Once again, thanks so much for taking the time to stop by and hope that you have enjoyed your visit? Don't forget to come on over and join us for this months challenge, as we love seeing all your fantastic creations!!

Till next time
Krafty Hugs
Donna (DT)
xxx


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Saturday, 1 September 2018

Believe in the magic!

Hi there crafty friends and followers, hope you are all having a lovely weekend?! I'm here today to share with you my inspiration for our challenge over at Digi Doodle Studios. Our theme for the month is Mythical/Magical, for this, I'm using Eden Light Fairy, isn't she so cute?!

Taking a 7x7 scalloped card blank, I matt and layered together lilac linen card and and multi coloured star patterned paper. On this, I placed die cut clouds in rainbow colours, adding die cut rainbow and flower in rainbow colours too. The image I printed, coloured and carefully cut out, placing as shown. To finish off I added pearl gems and die cut sentiment.

Materials Used 
Digi Doodle Studios - 'Eden Light Fairy' image
Promarkers - Satin, Blush, Primrose, Pastel Yellow, Buttercup, Lime Zest, Ivory, Cool Aqua, Lipstick Red, Lilac, Lavender, Cool Grey 1,2, 4 & 5 and Lime Green
Crafter's Companion - Watercolour card and Core'dination Whitewash card
Dawn Bibby Creations - Fusilier dies
Sizzix - Cloud die
Joycraft - Cloud die
Trimcraft - Dovecraft Glitter card
My Stash - Lilac linen card, Star paper, Free Rainbow die from Magazine and Pearl Gems





Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by and leave such lovely comment, means so much! I hope that you like my little bit of magical inspiration, and it inspires you to come on over and join us for this months challenge, we would love to see all your fantastic creations!! You could also stop by our Facebook Fan Group too, there you will find loads more creative ideas!!

Till next time
Crafty Hugs
Donna (DT) 
xxx
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