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Friday, 17 November 2017

Old Jeans

 
Hello Its Ruby Rainbow Sparkle here, today I am here with one of the strangest makes I have ever made, lol :-)

I have created a mixed media canvas using an old pair of jeans. I started off by slapping fabric paint over it. I have used Dotty about Flowers I stamped onto Fabric and coloured with fabric paint. I then did some stitched detail. When I had done that I painted the reverse of the fabric with a solution of PVC & Water ... when it had dried I cut out and used to embellish my canvas.

I also layered up some of the Fourni papers and The Magic Sparkle Sentiment Toppers.

Products are also available at Polkadoodles and on Hochanda

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Girlz Challenge - Anything Goes
Creatalicious - Anything Goes
Worldwide Open Design Team Monthly Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers - Anything But A card
Artistic Inspiration - Anything Goes
Through The Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking,
Crafty Hugs
Ruby Rainbow Sparkle

Monday, 13 November 2017

Digi Choosday Week 46





Hello All .. Its Digi Choosday again ... yaaaay!!! my favourite day of the week as it means fabulous discounts. So please do pop over to our blog to grab today's discount code. As always the theme is Anything Goes, so I do hope you will join in the fun.

The DT were asked to use lots of sparkle I have used the gorgeous January Pockets Full of Love and I have coloured her up using my Copic Markers .. I teamed her up with some papers from Ula's Life I then went mad with various texture pastes and glitters ... I used some of the fabulous embellishments from Polkadoodles Glitter branch spray and Curly Roses I then sprayed over some of it using a Dylusion spray.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Creatalicious - Anything goes, optional twist Blue and Silver
A Inky Mess - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspiration - Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes



Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs Julia

Saturday, 11 November 2017

Itsy Ditsy

Its Ruby Rainbow Sparkle here again,

Today I am here to show off the gorgeous papers from Stampin Unicorn, which you can find at Hochanda and from our Etsy store.

These papers are just lush and are fabulous quality as you can see they have withstood being run under the sewing machine and I have played with watercolours on them too and they reacted brilliantly so perfect for all your crafty needs.

 


For this one I have used the gorgeous Itsy Ditsy Papers and have used the embellishment pack and the toppers grab bag.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes
Lil Patch Crafy Friends - Anything Goes

 
I have used the Itsy Ditsy papers and embellishment kit again, and I have also added loads of butterflies using the dotted wings dies from LDRS

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Girlz - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes
Pennys Challenges - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking
Love and magic sprinkles
Ruby Rainbow Sparkle



Friday, 10 November 2017

Stampin Unicorn - Daisy Friends


Hello Rainbow Ruby Sparkle here again, spreading lots of magic unicorn dust today, sharing another make from the latest Stampin Unicorn release. You can find there gorgeous goodies in our etsy store here or Hochanda here

We had our Debut show yesterday, you can still catch it on rewind .. so many gorgeous goodies so its worth having a wee watch

https://www.hochanda.com/Cinemas/20389/09-11-2017/12/Stamping-Delights-with-Stampin

I made this card by stamping in white embossing powder, and then did some watercolour effects using the SN sparkle pens

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

The Fairy and the Unicorn - Anything Goes
Crazy Challenge - Monochrome
Always Fun - Watercolours


Thanks for looking,
Hugs and crafty sparkles
Ruby Rainbow Sparkle



The Stampin Unicorn Debuting on Hochanda

Hi All,

So Ruby Rainbow Sparkle here, Myself and my fellow unicorns were very excited to make our Debut on Hochanda tv yesterday it is still possible to watch the shows here: https://www.hochanda.com/Cinemas/20389/09-11-2017/12/Stamping-Delights-with-Stampin

On this mixed media project I used The Dotty about Flowers stamps and the Fourni Papers you can find them either on Hochanda here & here or on our etsy store here.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Creatalicious - Anything Goes
A Inky Mix - Anything Mixed Media
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes
The Classic Design Team Challenge - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs
Ruby Rainbow Sparkle

Monday, 6 November 2017

Digi Choosday - Week 45


Hello All, Its Digi Choosday, the best day of the week as it means gorgeous crafty discounts, so please do pop over to the challenge blog to grab your discount code. The challenge as always is anything goes, so I really hope you will come and join us.

Today I have used the gorgeous pre coloured Ula princess and I used some papers from that collection too as well as some from Winnie in Winterland I have added lots of bits and bobs to give it a real mixed media feel.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Worldwide Open Design Team - Anything Goes
Crafty Girlz - Anything Goes
Crafting From the Heart - Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes


Stamping Unicorn - Love Blooms


Hello All, Its Ruby Rainbow Sparkle again Sharing another Stampin Unicorn make. You can find this gorgeous image here I have brayered on Acrylic Paint in the background, and then over stamped with the Tall & Elegant stamp. I then painted over the details of the stamps with white Gesso, & then went over that with some sparkle pens. Finally I did a few paint splatters and added some lace.

Please do check out our blog and why not join our FB group https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=stampin'%20unicorn%20crafting%20group

Finally before I gallop off I have to share the exciting news that we will be on Hochanda on Thursday 9th November at 12noon and 3pm .. we are so excited to be making our Debut .. the products and samples are just gorgeous, so please do tune in for a whole load of inspiration.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs
Ruby Rainbow Sparkle


Friday, 3 November 2017

Colour Crazy Week 44

Hello All,

Its my turn to play at Colour Crazy this week. This week Oddball Stamps are our sponsor, so if you would like to win some of there gorgeous images, then please come and join in the fun, the theme as always is Anything Goes. I have used Holiday Alex I have coloured her up using the following markers:

Face: E04, E13, E11. E21, E00, E000
Cheeks: R43 R21
Eyes: BG07, BG01, B12
Lips: RV99, RV09, RV04
Hair: W9, W7, W3
Hat,Top& Boots : W9, W7, BG09, BG07, BG05, BG01 ( Spica 08 & 23 .. added to the hat )
Bows: RV99, RV09, RV04
Tights: RV99, RV09, RV04, W7, W5, W3 

I have used some papers from Santoro & I have done a little bit of background stamping, and then added a whole load of splatters with my Ecoline Pens.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes

Crafty Hugs
Julia

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Digi Choosday - Week 44

Hello All

Its time for another Digi Choosday .. Please do pop over the the challenge blog to grab today's discount code :-) The challenge as always is anything goes. However the DT were asked to use bright colours. I have used the gorgeous Be A Fluffy Unicorn & had a play with my Kuretake Gansi Tambi watercolours & just created a random mix and added lots of splatters to the background.

I would like to add this to the following challenges:

Simon Says - Anything Goes
Penny's Papercrafting Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs
Julia

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Stampin Unicorn Magical Dwellings


Hello All ... Its Ruby Rainbow Sparkle again, I'm back with another make using the gorgeous new stamping range Stampin Unicorn. Please do check them out, they are just lush, you can find them here I have used Magical Dwellings & Dotty Daisy & have coloured them up using my Kuretake Gansai tambi paints.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A inky Mess - Anything Goes
We Love to Create - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs Ruby Rainbow Sparkle

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Digi Choosday - Week 43

Hello All,

Well Cant Believe its Tuesday again!!! So it means fabby discounts over at Digi Choosday :-) Yaaaaaay!!!! As always the theme is anything goes, so I do hope you will come and join us. The DT however were asked to make something other than a card, so I have made a cute little gift box using the gorgeous Winnie in Winterland collection.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

World Wide Design Team - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs
Julia

Monday, 16 October 2017

Digi Choosday Week 42


Hello All,

Well its another Digi Choosday, which means time for a fabby discount, so please do pop over to the blog so you can grab the code and treat yourself to some gorgeous crafty goodies. The theme as always is anything goes but the DT have been asked to make a card using Autumn Colours.

I have pulled out one of my Favourite Polkadoodles collections Winnie in Wonderland
I have really gone all out on this and pulled loads of elements together and I must say I had a complete blast ... I have used some of the papers, some toppers and some ephemera ... The edges have been hand stitched with gold thread, I have added a bit of black gesso to the background, everything has been edged with gold gilding wax and then completed with paint splatters.

Occasionally I make something I really love &this is one of those .... I think I will need to re create this one so I can have as a journal page & keep, lol!!

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Worldwide Design Team Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Girlz - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs
Julia


Saturday, 14 October 2017

Introducing The Stampin Unicorn





Hello, Little Miss Ruby Rainbow Sparkle here :-) Loving my Unicorn name.

I'm so excited to be asked to be on the DT of an exciting new stamp range Stampin Unicorn. You can find the new blog here  and you can find the yummy stamps here

Also why not join our FB group and keep up to date with all our unicorn antics :-) https://www.facebook.com/groups/181366045747512/

So for this make I have combined 2 of the gorgeous stamp sets Treasured and All about Daisy. I have kept it simple and created a little water colour background using some SN Sparkle Pens ... then I coloured up the daisy's using the pens too & added a little stitchy doodle to frame it.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Craft Galore Encore - Anything Goes
Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes
Through The Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper Crafting - Anything Goes
Fab N Funky - Word Art
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes

Crafty Hugs
Ruby Rainbow Sparkle
xxx

Friday, 13 October 2017

Colour Crazy Week 41

Hi All, So its time for another Colour Crazy Challenge. This week we have been sponsored by Oddball Art I have used the gorgeous Dirty Darcy

I have coloured up with Copic Markers.

Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11, E13, E04,
Cheeks: R43, R21
Lips: RV69, RV66, RV63, RV000
Eyes: BV29, BV30, BV20
Eyeshadow: BV13 BV20
Hair: RV99, RV69, RV66, RV63
Glasses Frame: V09, V06, V05,  Glass: BV20
Jumper: BV29, BV17, BV13, BV11
Shirt: RV69, RV66, RV63
Skirt: BV29, BV08, BV04
Trousers: 100, BV29, BV25, BV23
Shoes: C10, C7, C5, C1

I then teamed her up with a little bit of paper from the Santoro Gorjuss girl range and have used some stamps from Creative Expressions & Dylusions to create the background.
 
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
 
Lemon Shortbread Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes

Monday, 9 October 2017

Digi Choosday Week 41


Hi All, So its time for another Digi Choosday ... yaaaay!!!! Please do pop over to the blog and grab today's discount code. The challenge as always is anything goes, so I really hope you will come and join in the fun.

The DT this week were asked to use lots of white with a hint of another colour. I have used the gorgeous peacock from the Dollie goes East collection. I printed it out on a lower transparency, and then highlighted with silver pen, I then coloured touches of it with prisma pencil, then overlayed with a clear SN sparkle pen, added some loose glitter and then some gem stones so lots and lots of bling.

I used a Polkadoodles Die to frame her and teamed with papers from the Winnie White Christmas collection

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafting From the Heart - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs
Julia

Friday, 6 October 2017

Colour Crazy Week 40

Hi All,

So its time for another Colour Crazy Challenge, This week I got to play with
 Di Digi Football Bench I Coloured Using Copic Marker Pens:

Skin: E000, E0, E21, E11, E13, E04, R21
Hair: E29, E25, E21 Dog: E29, E25, E21, R43
 Bench: E79, E57, E55, E53
T-Shirt & Hat: B97, B16, B14, B12, B00
Shorts, Shoes, Football: C10, C7, C5, C3, C1
Socks: B00

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Monday, 2 October 2017

Digi Choosday Week 40

Hello All,

Well Wow ... how fast does a week go by!! Its That time of week again, Digi Choosday, which means a fabulous discount code so you can treat yourself to some digital goodness :-) So please do pop over to the blog so you can grab the code.

The challenge as always is anything goes however the DT were challenges to do Black and White with one other colour. I used the gorgeous Serenity Butterfly I have coloured her up using copic markers and have given her 2 tone hair. I have teamed her up with papers from Octavia Frosted Winter and some flowers from Helga to compete the look.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

World Wide Open Design Team Challenge: Anything Goes
Classic Open Design Team: Anything Goes
Artistic Inspiration: Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart: Anything Goes
Simon Says: Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner: Anything Goes

Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs
Julia



Monday, 25 September 2017

Digi Choosday Week 39

Hello All,

Time for another Digi Choosday, which means Fabulous discounts ..Yaaaaay!!! so please do pop over to the blog to grab today's discount code and to see the fantabulous makes from all my teamies :-)

Today I have used the lovely Ula which you can find here. I used a pre coloured image and teamed it up with some papers from the Winnie in Winterland which you can find here .

I would like to add this to the following challenges:

Worldwide Design Team - Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie - Fav Cutie Image
Always Fun Challenge - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter - Make it Digital
4 Crafty Chicks - Fairies
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs
Julia

Monday, 18 September 2017

Digi Choosday Week 38


Hi all, So its that time of the week again, Digi Choosday, so please do pop over to the blog and grab today's discount code :-) As always the theme is Anything Goes, but the DT have been asked to make a C&S card. So for mine I have used Winnie - Fruit Punch I created this card on Seriff and printed out Winnie twice so I could layer her up and make her a little more 3D.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Creatalicious - Anything Goes
Crafting From the Heart - Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Simon Says - Clean and Simple
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
CD Challenge - Clean and Simple ( Using Polkadoodles Winnie Fruit Punch CD )

Julia

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Winnie Florals


Hi All ... so this is my last make for the Launch of the latest Winnie Collection, You can find various configurations of it here
 For this card I have used loads of the little hearts to create a huge flower .. I have added lots of splatter, and sparkle, and layered some papers in the background, and even got the old sewing machine out to do the stitching.

I Would Like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Crafting With Friends - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes

Polkadoodles Birdhouse


Hi All,

So for this make I have altered a little bird house. I have used papers and embellies from the latest Winnie kit .. you can find various configuration's of it here: I borrowed a few pom poms from my daughters crafting box to create the snowballs & I have added lots of glitter and sparkle.

I would like to add this into the following challenges:

Crafty Addicts: Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart: Anything Goes
Artistic Inspiration: Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door: Anything Goes
Creative Fingers: Anything Goes
Crafting With Friends: Anything Goes

Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs Julia

Winnie Wrapped Up


Hi All ... sharing another make from the lastest Winnie Launch, you can find various configurations of it here using Seriff CAP I put Winnie onto the backing papers from the kit ... I decided to keep it really simple, so I added some chunky glitter and some hand stitching just to finish it off.

I would like to add this into the following challenges:

Classic Design Team Open Challenge: Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart: Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread: Anything Goes
Through The Craftroom Door: Anything Goes

Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs Julia

Monday, 11 September 2017

Digi Choosday Week 37


Hello All,

Wow a week goes by so fast ... and its been so busy at PD towers ... if you want to check out the gorgeous new Winnie release you can find it here: http://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/new/added-in-sept/

However today it's all about Digi Choosday ... which means discount day Yaaaaaay!!!! please do pop over to the blog to grab your discount code.

Today I have been having another go with watercolours ... I loved watching Nikky on create and craft, and although this is not my normal go to medium I am becoming more and more confident ... This image is a gorgeous digi on the Winnie in Winterland collection ... and the papers I have used are from the Lil Miss Sugar pops collection ... & I have embellished using some polkadoodles dies.

I really do hope you will come and join us .. I love being inspired by your work.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes




Crafty Hugs Julia

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Polkadoodles Love

Hi All,

Back with another make from the gorgeous new Winnie collection, which you can find here I have gone slightly off piece with this one and played with some of the smaller elements of the kit to create a little Love card. I have printed it off a few times to create lots of layers and then gone over quite a lot of it with the a clear sparkle pen to create a little bling.

I would like to add this to the following challenges:

Creative Fingers: Anything Goes
Crafty Catz: Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create: Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, crafty hugs
Julia

Friday, 8 September 2017

Winnie Wings


Hi All,

Today I am playing with Winnie Wings I have coloured her in with copic markers and teamed up with some gorgeous embossed papers that are in the kit.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread -  Anything Goes
Through The Craftroom Door - Anything Goes

Crafty Hugs Julia

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Polkadoodles Gift Bag


Hi All,

I am back with my 2nd make from the latest Polkadoodles Winnie Range which you can find here today I have chosen to make a bag, using the papers and flowers from the kit.

Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
Penny's Papercrafting - Anything Goes

Thanks for Looking
Crafty Hugs
Julia

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Rolling Snow Balls.


Hello All ... Its time for a new release at PD Towers ... its so gorgeous, please do check it out here
I have coloured up Winnie - Rolling Snowballs using my copic markers, and then generously covered with SN sparkle pen.

The sentiment has been made up using letters from the kit. I have kept the card quite simple and have embellished it with some die cuts.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Worldwide Design Team - Anything Goes
Creatalicious - Anything Goes
Classic Design Team - Open Challenge
Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
Deep Ocean - Fav Colour Combo ( for me either White/Red or Black/Red )

Thank you for looking
Crafty Hugs
Julia

Monday, 4 September 2017

Digi Choosday week 36


Hi All,

Welcome to another Digi Choosday, which means fabulous discounts ... yaaaay!!! so please do pop across to our blog so you can pick up the code.

This week the team were asked to make a male themed card. I have used the gorgeous Winston collection and borrowed the sentiment from Country Life I printed Winston out 7 times and created some decoupage, something I have not done for years, but enjoyed for a change.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Girlz - Anything Goes
CD Crafting - Lets Hear it for the boys
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs
Julia


Monday, 28 August 2017

Digi Choosday - Week 35


Hi All,

Time for another Digi Choosday, which means fabby discounts, so please do pop over to the challenge blog to check the discount for today.

As always the challenge is Anything Goes, I have gone for some winter colours in this make using Octavia Frosted Winter I have coloured this up using copic markers and added some extra details with distress inks. I then added a little extra  heat embossed detail using the Belle Papillion stamps, and added some flourishes with some Polkadoodle dies.

I hope you will come and join in the fun, I love to see what you make :-)

I would like to add this card into the following challenges:

Friday, 25 August 2017

Colour Crazy - Week 34


Hi All, I am back with another Colour Crazy post ... because I was a cheeky and sneaked onto this week as the image is just too cute!! this week we are sponsored by Starstampz & I have used Chubi Snow White I have coloured it up using Copic markers. I added the background using some distress inks.  I have also added a few details with polkadoodles Belle Papillion stamps, and framed with a little Polkadoodles die.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes
613 Av Create - Anything Goes

Crafty Hugs
Julia

Monday, 21 August 2017

Digi Chooseday - Week 34



Hi All ... Yaaay Its Digi Chooseday again, which means discount day, so please do pop over to the blog to grab the discount code, and treat yourself to some crafty goodness.

This week The DT were asked to make a tag, I used some elements on Winnie - Fruit Punch to put a tag together, and then added some sparkle with a glitter pen.

I really hope you will join us, I love seeing all your work.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Creatalicious - Anything Goes
Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes
Always Fun Challenge - Tags



Crafty Hugs
Julia

Monday, 14 August 2017

Digi Chooseday - Week 33


Hello All ... so its the best day of the week .. Digi Chooseday, which means fabby crafty discounts, please do pop over to the blog to grab your discount code.

After watching Nikky's last show on C&C I was inspired to play with watercolours .. I used this gorgeous digi image from the Winnie in Winterland collection, and painted it with my Kuretake Gansai Tambi paints ... I got on much better with them than I have before, having a better understanding of how watercolours work thanks to Nikky ... will def be playing with this a lot more. I teamed it up with papers and foliage from the same collection.



Thanks for looking
crafty hugs
Julia



Friday, 11 August 2017

Colour Crazy - Week 32

Hi All, Its time for another challenge over at the Colour Crazy Challenge Blog. This week we have been sponsored by Scrap N Dipity and I have used Up Up and away I have coloured up using Copic Markers and added little details using my Spica glitter pens.

I have made this card with very limited supplies, I was heading off on holiday and had not yet made the card, so I literally grabbed a paper pad and a couple of gems and a pair of scissors .... so it definitely pushed me to be more creative .. I have hand drawn and cut out the clouds and then just added lots of little doodles for the details.

I do hope you will come and join us, I love seeing everyone's colouring .. it really is my passion and I love getting inspired by you all.

Crafty Hugs
Julia

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Digi Chooseday week 32


Hi All,

Time for another Digi Chooseday, so please do pop over to the blog as you will be able to pick up this weeks disount code.

Today the DT were asked to a design Sheet and I  have used Winnie Fruit Punch - Shoes and Shopping 

I really hope you will join us, I love being inspired by your work. I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes

Thanks for Looking
Crafty Hugs
Julia

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Digi Chooseday - Week 31

Hi All,

Its time for another Digi Chooseday .... so please do pop over to the blog and grab yourself the discount code.

Today I have been creating a scene using my copic markers and some of the Digi images from the Winnie in Winterland collection. I have then frames the picture with flowers from the same collection.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:






We are also running a special challenge to celebrate the summer holidays ... so if you have little ones that you are needing to keep entertained we hope you will join us & Nikky is putting special goodie bags together as prizes ... please check out the links below:


To enter the challenge on FB you can use the links below:

0-4 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1686308904742866&type=3
5-8 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1686313201409103&type=3
9&Above https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1686315928075497&type=3

Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs
Julia

Monday, 24 July 2017

Digi Chooseday - Week 30


Hi All ... its Digi Chooseday again ... yaaaaay!!! Time for fabulous discounts :-) Please do pop across to the blog to pick up todays discount code.

Today I have made a very C&S card using an embellishment from the Winnie in Winterland collection, and a few of the florals, and I framed it using the elegant nest die I added a little sparkle using the SN clear sparkle pen.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Lil Patch Crafty Friends - Anything Goes


Also a reminder that we are holding a special Summer Holiday Challenge for the kiddies, we really would love it to see the kids get involved in crafting this summer and there are fabby prizes to be won too.

 

To enter the challenge on FB you can use the links below:

0-4 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1686308904742866&type=3
5-8 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1686313201409103&type=3
9&Above https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.1686315928075497&type=3

Many Thanks for looking,
Crafty Hugs Julia

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Polkadoodles Altered Lantern



 


Hi All,

I am back with another make from Polkadoodles Create and Craft Show .. you can catch up here: http://www.createandcraft.com/gb/shows/polkadoodles-new-cd-roms-and-dies--2657212?channel=CC

This is a little altered Lantern, I picked a few of them up in the Works last year for 80p .. it has a little battery tea light in there too ... so very cute. It was blue plastic ... I covered in Gesso .. then sanded back slightly and added some silver guilding wax. I used some coloured wire and beads and then wrapped it around the handle. I then printed and cut out loads of flowers from the foliage section of the Winnie in Winterland collection I then covered the whole thing in lots of chunky glitter for a little extra sparkle.

I would like to add this to the following challenges:

Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspiration - Anything Goes
Shopping Our Stash - Light Up My Life
Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Just Us Girls - Colour Challenge
Love to Create - Anything Mixed Media

Thanks For Looking
Crafty Hugs Julia

Monday, 17 July 2017

Digi Chooseday - Week 29


Hi All, Its time for another Digi Chooseday, which means discounts & Inspiration yaaaaay!!! so please do pop across the the blog to check it out. The challenge as always is Anything Goes, and if you join in the fun you could be in with a chance of winning a polkadoodles voucher.

I have used one of my Fav collcections .. Octavia - Frosted Winter I have coloured up Frosted Fox with my copic markers and used a few papers from the collection too & then have used Polkadoodles dies Flower Flourish and Ribbon Gift Frame & Corners I have then blinged it up with some pearls, gems and glass beads.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Worldwide Design Team Challenge: Anything Goes
Crafty Girls - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper Crafting - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter - Dies and Punches
Daring Card Makers - If you go down to the woods

Polkadoodles - Royal Peacock, Snow Queen

 




 
 
Hello All ... So excited that Nikky was on our TV screens again .. If you Missed the shows you can still watch them, http://www.createandcraft.com/gb/shows/polkadoodles-new-cd-roms-and-dies--2657212?channel=CC
 
I thought I would share with you one of my makes ... Love Stamp Soup and I have made A paper dress using stamps from the set .... I used some  brusho's mixed with some sparkle pen to create some background paper and then repeatedly  stamped out one of the petal stamps .. and then put them together on the dress form. The swirls are the polkadoodles dies - Flower Flourish. & the necklace was created by using the small die in the ribbon gift frame and corners, on shrink plastic and then covered over with guilding wax.
 
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
 
Worldwide Design Team - Anything goes
Stamping Sensations - Anything with Flowers
Crafty Calendar - Anything Goes
A Inky Mess - Anything Mixed Media
The Paper Shelter - Punches & Dies
Kitty Bee - Colour Challenge
Love to Create - Anything Mixed Media
 
Thanks for looking
Crafty Hugs Julia 


Thursday, 13 July 2017

Colour Crazy - Week 28


Hi All ... Its my turn to join in the fun at The Colour Crazy Challenge, this week we got to play with some images from Pickled Pot Puree - I used botanical Mini's
I have coloured up with Prisma Pencils and Gamsol ..... I'm kind of wishing I had stuck to my orginal idea of putting water colour in the background, instead of using the pencil ... think this is a technique that requires more practice from me.

I look forward to seeing all your colouring creations.

Thanks For Looking
Crafty Hugs Julia