Monday, 20 March 2017

'Make it green' challenge

I can say, I'm between colouring challenges at the moment :)

And have lots of fun by trying to choose images, colours, papers etc...

Today about 'Make it green' challenge in Conie Fong Art & Design FB Group.



For my card I decided to use cute image called: Bella with gift. I love this sweet teddy :)

To coloured her I used few shades of green, yellow, orange and grey pencils.

Have lots of thinking what papers should use for it and choose bold yellow and green with glittered floral paper as main layer.

I cut image partially and shaded a bit with green pencil.

For layering of sentiment I used 2 pieces of paper in yellow and green cut diagonally, edges of sentiment are shaded with yellow and green pencils.

Used rather simple and clean layout to make image stand out on card.

Hope you like it as much as I do :)

Till next post friends!

Sunday, 19 March 2017

30 day colouring challenge

Colouring challenge!!! Oh yeah!!!

March and 30 days of colouring!!! 

I have to say I'm bit behind but not too much, only 2 days :)


Day 3 with PolkaDoodles cute prehistoric image :)


Day 7 and beautiful image created by Ching Cou Kuik.


Day 8 and gorgeous image of Annabelle created by Conie Fong.


Day 10 with Elf created by Julia Spiri.


Day 16 and also Kit and Clowder challenge with beautiful image from SweetEscape.


Day 14 and 'Everybody is Picasso' challenge in Ching Chou Kuik FB group - image called 'Free Spring'


Card for lady who worked with my man (she's on retirement now). Image by Ching Chou Kuik - Day 4 of colouring challenge :)

Still have few more to do, to colour, to place on cards, so... stay tune :) Will show you them next time!

Sunday, 26 February 2017

My crafting boy :)

My son, Dom, will be 5 in May this year. He is artistic soul, I'm sure of it :)

Yes, he loves his blocks, cars, Lego and dinosaurs, but.... also painting, drawing, sticking things together. I'm very proud of him!


His first Christmas card made at nursery when he was around 3 yo.


Drawings on the wall in our living room from about the same time :) We have lots of scribbling like this on pieces of paper, his wooden table or chairs :)



He loves lots of colours on his pictures.


And definitely likes to use my tools :)


Lots of sticking as you can see above and below :)


He started to be more confident with pencils during last year..


Halloween colouring :)


And his colouring for Kit and Clowder challenge :) He didn't like result, but I think is rather good :)

Last week Dom had midterm break - whole week at home with me and Tula, and we can say he was lucky ;) I received crafting magazine which I subscribe since few years. 
Stepper card kit was a free gift with it and honestly you should see Dom's eyes when he saw it!!! Those lights in :)


He was choosing bases for each card, and pieces he'll place on them, I helped just a bit with shaping bases and adding sticky tape, rest was his job! Look:



He made 4 cards and we still have tops/embellishments for another 4 I think, so I need to prepare cards bases for him to have more fun :)

Till next post friends!






Wednesday, 22 February 2017

February challenge at Conie Fong Art FB group.

Being member of Kit and Clowder FB group gave me a chance to meet lots of digi stamp designers. Conie Fong is very creative girl from USA, whose cute designs are adored by huge group of Clowdies 😊.
Lots of us joined Conie's FB fan group and taking active part in challenges. 
This month challenge - project with 'Flowers in a vase'.


Sorry for this dark pic 😊. Image before coloring 😊. 

I decided to use browns, yellows, clay/gold and olive pencils for this image. I thought they'll be perfect for textured handmade papers I have since years in my stash. 
It is midterm in my son's school so he decided to help me a bit 😊. He's an artistic soul and is great with choosing colors. He liked papers I choose, but he has his idea how to put them together  (different then mine ). 


Here is how Dom wanted this card looks. 


Bottom of the card after all was stick on place and inked.


Top left corner with double color ribbon as extra touch.


Finished card. All parts inked with brown ink. No sentiment so far, but I think card will be perfect as birthday card.

Till next post friends!!!

Friday, 17 February 2017

Challenge with Sasayaki Glitter

Oh bad me!!! Didn't write here for ages!!!

So hard to craft with puppy who demanding attention almost non stop! I'm softy ;)

This month I decided to join Progressive Challenge in Sasayaki Glitter FB Group. Hopefully I'll go better then on start of this month :).
First image to colour was ' Valentines kitties'


Strong colouring here...


Light colouring with splash of vibrant red in here... Still didn't make card with them - very bad me!!!

Below new image - Cupcake Kitty - very cute :)


This time I had a chance to make a card :) Decided about brown/blue simple card for boys birthday - no sentiment on.


What do you think? Do you like it?

Till next post friends!!!

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Watercolour pencils in card making.

I have 2 boxes of watercolour pencils... hardly used them before...

I'm not great with drawing but... do I really need to draw to have a proper use for my pencils?

I know one thing for sure - lots of practice in front of me 😊.

Here one of my first watercolour 'landscapes' 😊.


Cherry blossoms tree - kind of funny looking, but hey.. i'm learning 😊.

Then I thought: Why not try use them on stamps?
Results? Look below:


Winnie from Polkadoodles - I think I used bit too much water here 😊.


Monarch - image created by Ching Chou Kuik. Here used bit different technique and less water 😊.

So, my friends.. what do you think about using watercolours for card making? Good idea or not?

Till next post!



Thursday, 26 January 2017

More Love cards

Oh yes! Valentine's Day is nearer and nearer!

I still didn't make card for my man - bit busy with other things lately... but not for long now.

Fact is I made few Valentine's cards already and all of them are available for sale in my etsy shop.


Totally unconventional Valentine in orange and green with 'Fantasy Romance' digi created by Andrea Norris from https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SheepSkiDesigns?ref=pr_faveshops.


This cute image is digi called 'Dragoon' and was created by Naz Leila Smith from https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SasayakiGlitter. I decided about clean and simple layout and funny green/pink/lavender combo for this one :) You can find it here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/505859019/handmade-greeting-card-valentines-card?ref=shop_home_active_3

Two cards below have beautiful images created by Ching Chou Kuik from https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/gjzcck.

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Yellow and pink combo with piece of vellum heart paper. You can find this card here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/506328629/valentines-card-handmade-card-greeting?ref=shop_home_active_1


Rainbow roses and red layering for this simple card, which you can find here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/506328883/valentines-card-handmade-greeting-card?ref=shop_home_active_2

I still have few beautiful digis waiting for my attention :) Hope will use them soon :)

Till next post friends!