WELCOME TO MY LITTLE PART OF THE WORLD

WELCOME TO MY LITTLE PART OF THE WORLD

Thank you so much for taking the time out to visit my little part of the world. Please feel free to have a look around and leave me a message. You'll be updated each week as to what I've been up to and see what our amazing Design Team Diva's over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 have created just for you. Thanks so much for looking at my creations which is a special time just for me.
Hugs to everyone
Kathie
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Friday, 21 August 2009

Cupcake Craft's 1st Birthday Challenge




Hi Everyone well I've done it, it's my first ever ever challenge oh I'm a little worried I've never done anything like this in my life.LOL There is also a photo of the inside of the card.


Card Instructions and Supplies:

Card Stock: White card stock for the base, Yellow Card I don't know where I got in from but no photo does it justice especially my photo's it has a water make on the paper in two different yellows. Purple Bazzill.

Design Paper: Free Digi Download Cuddly Buddly Crafts

Image: Cupcake from Digi Stamp Boutique

Colour Medium: Water Colour Pencils

Embellishments: Gems and ribbon from my stash

Sentiment: PC generated Papyrus Font

Tools: Water Brush, Cuttlebug, Nestties Classic Round, Flower Punch, Sponge, Yellow Ink Pad, Fiskars Lace Punch, Glass Finish on cupcake, and beads for the candy.

Now I've posted my card I feel a lot better and now I can enter in more challenges.

Take care and have a good weekend.


Kathie

Sunday, 16 August 2009

Very Special Friends


Good Afternoon everyone, yes it Sunday afternoon, as I'm meant to be supervising my son's tidying up their playroom. They are such hoarders they don't throw anything out, I think I need to have another tidy up once they go to school tomorrow and then I can open up the rubbish bin LOL.
Card Instructions and Supplies:

Card Stock: White cared stock for the base and overlay.

Image: The very talented Christine Dark's Sweet peas my favourite flower this is a Digi Download from Sketching Stamper

Colour Medium: Water Colour Pencils

Embellishments: Burgundy Tulle Ribbon with Gold and other thread is Burgundy Feathers
Sentiment: PC generated AdineKirnberg-Script and Copperplate Gothic Light.

Tools: Water Brush, Cuttlebug, Divine Swirls Embossing Folder, With Love embossing folder from Cuttlebug.


Unfortunately the photo doesn't show the With Love and the Divine Swirls that well, I'm going start work on my photos they look terrible now I look at them uploaded.

Take care and have a good weekend.


Kathie
















Saturday, 15 August 2009

Under the Weather

Good Evening everyone, well it was meant to have rained all day today!!! it would it's Saturday and it isn't meant to fine up until Wednesday. It rained through the night and that's the only rain we have had all day, we even sat outside at lunchtime pretty good for the end of our winter.
Another one of my postings, thought I should get a few on my blog in case anyone is interesting in looking at them.

Card Instructions and Supplies:
Card Stock: White card stock for the base 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 Mauve and Aqua Bazzill from my scraps.
Design Paper:Gina K free Digi Download Jersey Shore Penny Candy, I had this paper for so long and I just wanted to do something with it and I had ribbon to match LOL.
Image: Susie Squirrel In the Rain by Digital Oasis
Colour Medium: Water Colour Pencils, Orange Gel Glitter Pen, Blue Gel Glitter Pen
Embellishments:Ribbon from my stash, and I think it goes so well with that Paper LOL
Sentiment:PC generated Peggy Font
Tools: Water Brush, Cuttlebug, Spellbinders, Nestabilities Classic Square, Glass Coat
The flower was coated twice with Glass Coat and the rain and puddle was coated once. The photo doesn't really show it off, but it does look lovely and the flower is raised up. If I was under the weather a card like this would cheer me up.


Take care and enjoy your weekend.


Kathie








It's a Frogs Life



Hi Everyone again, well this card was a joy to make and the image was fun to colour. I think of what it's going to be like soon once the weather gets warmer and we spend our summer at our beach house. Sitting back in the warm sunshine and a nice cold G & T.
Card Instructions:
Card: White card stock for the base 5 1/2 x 5 1/2, Olive Green, Bright Pink Bazzill
Design Paper: Gina K Digi Download Free Neapolitan Dot to Dot Pink, Kaisercraft, Australian Green Floral Paper.
Image: Unknown a friend gave it to me, she knew I loved frogs
Colouring Medium: Water Colour Pencils, White and Pink Gel Pens
Embellishments: Pink and Green gems from my stash
Tools: Water Brush, Piercing Tool, Cuttlebug, Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic Round, Classic Round Scalloped, Flowers from Cuttlebug Hippie Chick, Bosskut Flourishes.

Thanks for visiting and have a great day.

Kathie

"RED WHITE AND BLUE"

Hi Everyone oh it's Saturday how I love the weekend, well we've just finished Soccer for the morning and both my boys won their games lunch is over and it's my time. This card was made some weeks ago and was sent to a friends daughter in the USA and I was really pleased with the card as she didn't want it in Pink as this little girl is a bit of a Tom Boy.

Card Instructions and Supplies:
Card Stock: White card stock for the base, red Bazzill and some plain Blue card I had in my stash.
Design Paper: Again from my stash, I think it could have been a Gina K free Digi Download.
Image: Piper from Pollycraft and her skipping rope.
Colour Medium: Water Colour Pencils, Red Gel Glitter pens
Embellishments: Stars and Stripes sticker from my stash, Eyelet's Stars red, white and blue from my stash.
Sentiment: PC generated Tempus Sans ITC
Tools: Water Brush, Cuttlebug, Happy Birthday Embossing Folder, Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic Oval and Classic Scalloped Oval, Star Punch, Blue Ink Pad for edges. Piercing tool for around the Scalloped Edge.
Now I look a the picture the sentiment was a little uneven oh well no one else has noticed it only me LOL.
Take care and have a great weekend.

Kathie

Friday, 14 August 2009

Boy'z Cards

Boy's and Men's cards oh why are they so difficult and why do most of us make feminine cards? Why because they are easier LOL. It true who doesn't like working with pretty pinks, mauve's and purples, burgundy and apple greens. I know I do. In my house hold it's two boys and my husband and of course boy's birthday parties and friends so hence why I have to come up with some good idea's for boy's cards. There a females in my life I can make feminine cards for which I do when the opportunity is called for, but I do have to make loads of masculine cards in advance. LOL

Card Instructions and Supplies:

This is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 card base

Card Base: White Card Stock

Card: Green Bazzill, Blue Bazzill

Design Paper: Red and White Stripe sorry I've got it from my stash and already cut the name off.

Image: Oliver with his skateboard, from Polly Craft, Little Dumplings

Colouring Medium: Water Coloured Pencils

Embellishmants: Brad, Buttons, Ribbon and waxed thread from my stash

Sentiment: PC generated A.C.M.E EXPLOSIVE font

Tools: Water Brush, Cuttlebug, Happy Birthday and Houndstooth Embossing Folders and Piece sign from Hippie Chick Alphabet set, blue ink pad.

The weekend is nearly here and if I get my house work done this afternoon that gives my more time to craft and put more postings on my blog.

Take care and have a great weekend.


Kathie

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Special Friend's

Hi Everyone, this card was a delight to make especially for the right person in mind. It was one of those cards that was just easy to put together. Once the Daisy's were dry they were then coated with Glass Finish to give a glossy coat and to stand out.
Card Instructions:
Size 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 card base
Card: Apple Green Bazzill, White Card Stock and Burgundy Bazzill
Image: Christine Dark's wonderful Daisy Crazy from Sketching Stamper Digi Download
Colouring Medium: Water Coloured Pencils
Embellishments: Tulle Ribbon, Apple Green and Burgundy with Gold from my stash
Sentiment: Computer generated AdineKirnberg-Script and Copperplate Gothic Light
Tools: Water Brush, Cuttlebug Textile Texture Embossing Folder, Spellbinders Square, Papier Glass Finish

Take Care and enjoy your crafting.
Kathie

My First Posting

Hi Everyone, this is my first posting on my Blog if any one is interested. It's getting a little warmer over here and I think that winter is coming to an end roll on summer.

Card Instructions and Supplies:

This a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 card base
Card: White card stock 220gms
Card:Purple Bazzill Bling, Green Bazzill
Design Paper : Cuddly Buddly Crafts free Digi Download.
Image: Susie Squirrel Love Dandelions by Digital Stamp Oasis
Colouring Medium: Water Coloured Pencils
Embellishments: Ribbon and Jewel's from stash
Sentiment: PC generated Peggy Font
Tools: Water Brush
My son informed me that Dandelions were yellow which I knew but wanted to try this Image in Purple to see what it would look like. Wishing everyone a lovely week and I'll try to post more cards soon. Take care.
Kathie