Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Crochet Baby - Star Blanket

a work in progress

For pattern details go to Bernat:
Baby Coordinates Star Blanket 

Saturday, 10 December 2011

Saturday, 19 November 2011

Crochet Baby Hat with Flower

Crochet Baby Hat with Flower 

0.75 oz ball of Bernat Handicrafter Cotton
Crochet Hook Size: 4.5

Learn how to make the flower by clicking here 
(Youtube instructional video by Crochet Geek)

Learn something new everyday! :)

Saturday, 5 November 2011

Pins and Beads Star

3D Beading Project

Materials Required
10 Safety Pins, 60 Pearl Beads and 5-10 Crystals
Time Approximation: 1 hour
Skill Level: Moderate

I can upload the full pattern if requested... :) 

Saturday, 8 October 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

Create a Critter Turkey
Mini Cards (3 inches x 2 inches)

Background of the card is plain coloured cardstock embossed with the Cuttlebug! :)

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! :)

Monday, 19 September 2011

Sunday, 4 September 2011

Labour of Love - Halloween Card

Labour of Love Halloween Blog Hop
"I Feel the Love Project"

Today I am posting my project that I will be sending to the " I Feel the Love Project" started by Madison. Her mission is to unite follow crafters and donate cards to children at the Pediatric Speciality Care (PSC) in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The goal is for every child on the unit over Halloween to receive a handmade card - to brighten their night!

Join Madison's project (click here for more details). 
Design and submit one or more cards by September 30th to:
Madison Womack
(IFTL) Funky Cards
P.O. Box 1203
Atascadero, CA  93423

"Spreading the love one card at a time"
Below is my submission! Happy crafting everyone! :)

Materials used:
Michaels $1.50 stamps
Watercolour crayons
Embossing ink and powder
Green, orange, black and white cardstock
Sharpie marker to add grass and stitching 

Saturday, 3 September 2011

Back to School: Apple and Books

Hello Kitty Cricut Cartridge
Thank You Card
(4 x 6 inches) 

Cannot believe it is back to campus already...
inbetween studying my plan is to try to upload at least one new card or beading project each week! Thanks for all the views and comments! :)

Thanks for stopping by! <3

Friday, 26 August 2011

Thanks a Melon

"Just Because" Cricut Cartridge
Patches of Pink Thursday Link-Up
(4 by 6 inches)

Tip: use a white gel pen to add dimension to the seeds

Thanks for dropping by ... :)

Monday, 22 August 2011

Let's Celebrate - Wedding Card

Materials needed:
White card (4 by 6 inches) 
Black cardstock 
Black and white patterned scrapbook paper
Shiny silver cardboard (see below)
White cardstock

Black and purple ribbon
Black embossing ink and clear embossing powder
Watercolour crayons

Try using everyday packaging as accent paper 
(re: shiny silver packaging from razor box)

Run ATG down length of the ribbon to adhere to cardstock
Fold and tape ribbon around the back for clean edges

Thanks for dropping by...  :)

Friday, 19 August 2011

Sweet dreams

Thinking of you card - Sweet dreams <3
(size 6 inches by 4 inches)

Use Cricut Create a Critter to cut lamb (size 4)
Black cardstock for <lamb>
Pale pink cardstock for Layer 1
White cardstock for Layer 2

Cut phrase "sweet dreams" - pink (no shift) and golden yellow (shift)
Cut moon and stars - <moon> in black and layer 1 (shift) golden yellow
Chalk for dimension and ATG together... :)

Sunday, 14 August 2011

Caterpillar Card

Challenge Me Monday # 72: Let's Get Buggy

Use Cricut Create a Critter "Caterpillar" (size 3.5)
Cut black shadow 
Cut lime green layer two 
*too save paper* cut smaller pink and blue pieces to place behind  body dots
Chalk with dark green 
Assemble pieces using ATG 
Place with pop dot on patterned card (DCWV Textured Cards)

Friday, 12 August 2011

Cup of Tea Thinking of You Card

Pinkalicious Blog Hop Friday Challenge
Challenge:  Show us YOUR style making your favorite thing! 
Special thanks to Robin and the DT for this blog hop!

One of my favourite things is crafting with a hot cup of tea.... ;)
This thinking of you card is made with the Cricut Love You a Latte Lite Cartridge 
Thanks for stopping by my blog! <3

Cricut Love You a Latte - Cup of Tea Card
4x6 inches

(1) Cut a tea cup from the Love You a Latte Cricut Lite Cartridge
(2) Assemble the layers (Dark brown, white, cream, floral pattern)
(3) Stamp a floral design in the middle and at the base of the cup
(4) Outline with fine tip black Sharpie marker
(5) Add pop dots, flower and gem to the center
(6) Ground your cup with satin ribbon and printed paper

Panda Card

Create a Critter Panda Card
4x6 inches

Use Cricut Create a Critter Cart. to cut a panda (size 3.5)
Also cut bamboo accessory (size 3)
Use pop dots for the panda and the leaf in the panda's hand 
Chalk to add dimension 
Use glue pen to add sparkle accents 

Shopping Birthday Card

Stampin' up Shopping Stamp Birthday Card
4 x 6 inches

Stamp with black ink and emboss with clear powder
Use glue pen to add sparkle accents 
Use a watercolour pen to add a dash of "ink" colour 
Add pretty pink gem on purse 
Layer with dark pink border and patterned pink

Sunday, 7 August 2011

Dalmination card

Materials required:
4 x 6 inch grey-blue card
4 x 1 inch leafy green cardstock 

Cuttlebug and swirls embossing folder 
(note: use ATG to place green cardstock on card base then use cuttlebug for embossing)

Cricut size 4.5 create a critter dalmination 
cardstock (black, glittered white, bright blue and grey)

Zebra card

Designed with Cricut Create a Critter

Materials needed:
4 x 6 inch lime green card
4 x 1 inch precious pink cardstock paper
4 inch strip of pink ribbon

Size 4 Zebra from Cricut Create a Critter
Cardstock layers: black, glittered white, grey and pink