Friday, 31 January 2014

Stamping Bella - Bellariffic Friday

It's Bellariffic Friday time over on Blogabella and this week we had a fabby sketch to work with. 
My card features Uptown Girl Sunny is Stylish and I've colured her up with copic markers. I trimmed her out and adhered her down with 3D foam dots. The papers I've used are from Basic Grey. I am determined to use up those papers I was least fond of in each of my 6x6 packs, and these were some of them. 


To embellish I added some washi tape, baker's twine, pearls, a flossed button and a metal key charm. 

Just a reminder that instead of a weekly prize for challenges, there is now a monthly prize of a $50 voucher up for grabs! The winner will be drawn from all entries sent in during the month, so make sure you play along as often as possible to increase your chances of winning. Remember, you must use a current Stamping Bella stamp too!

This week's challenge is an Inspiration Challenge. If you want your project featured on the Bella blog be sure to email your entries to Emily by Thursday night!


Have a great day!
Sandie
xxx

La-La Land Crafts Inspiration Friday - A Sketch by Debbie

Good morning!!! It's La-La Land Crafts Inspiration Friday and this week we have a fabulous sketch by Debbie



I coloured him up with copic markers - 
Skin - E000, E00, E11, R20
Hair - E25, E27, E29
Clothing - E71, E74, E77, E79. YG91, YG93, YG95, YG97. E42, E43, E44
Globe - G21, G24, BG10, BG11. Y21, Y26, Y28

The papers are a mix of Basic Grey collections. The chipboard oval, which I adhered my image to, is from the 3D Trinket Box kit.


Don't forget, you can join in on all the La-La Land Crafts fun over on our Facebook Page, where you can also post your own La-la Land Crafts creations. You can also find us on Twitter!

Have a great day 
Sandie
xXx

Saturday, 25 January 2014

La-La Land Crafts Inspiration Friday - All Stitched Up

Howdy! Today I am flying by with my La-La Land Crafts Inspiration Friday project. 
Our theme this week was All Stitched Up. 

I altered the NEW  Book Trinket Box and featured Queen of Hearts Marci and the Steampunk Clock, Heart Ribbon Corner, Heart Doily,Wrought Iron Fence, Rolled Rose Sm & Med, Large Flourish, Scallop Banner dies. I added faux stitching around the edges. 

I coloured Marci with Copic Markers:
Skin - E000, E00, E11, R20
Hair - E21, E23, E27, E29
Black - C3 through to C9
Reds - R32, R43, R35, R37,R56, R39
Gold - Y21, Y26, Y28


Check out the rest of team Friday's projects over on the La-La Land Crafts blog, and don't forget, you can join in on all the La-La Land Crafts fun over on our Facebook Page, where you can also post your own La-la Land Crafts creations. You can also find us on Twitter!

Sandie
xxx

Friday, 24 January 2014

Stamping Bella's Bellariffic Friday - For My Friends

It's time for this week's Bellariffic Friday and this week we had the theme of For My Friends. Here is my interpretation.. 


My card features Clarissa and Camille with a Cafe which comes the sentiment included. I cut the sentiment apart. The papers are from Basic Grey and I've matted it with white cardstock. The border work is done with a MS punch. To embellish I added some pink pearl pen.

Next week we have a sketch for you.. 

Have a great day!
Sandie
xxx


Thursday, 23 January 2014

More Faux Fun!!

Hi! Popping in quickly with another Faux Leather Wallet I made, featuring Faith the Fairy from Stamping Bella

When my little one saw the brown wallet I made she asked if I would make one for her, in pink.. so I did! lol. What the Princess wants.... and all that... 


I coloured Faith up with copic markers and trimmed the paper down to fit in the oval I had cut out of the wallet using Nestabilities. 


The ribbon is from by East of India and I've had it for EVER!  I found some HERE on Amazon. 

Have a great day!
Sandie
xxx

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Lolly & her Brolly



Hi everyone!! Today I have a card to share which features Lolly and her Brolly from Stamping Bella's Uptown Girls collection. These beauties are so much fun to work with.

I coloured her up with Copic markers and shaded around her with some copic refill ink & my blender pen
Skin - E00, E11, R20
Flower Pot/Boots - E95, E97, E99
Coat - R11, R12, E95, R02
Umbrella - YG21, YG23, YG25
Sunflower - E23, E25, E27. Y15, Y19



The papers I've used are from My Mind's Eye
Embellishments: White lace, green ribbon, white ribbon, white doily, die cut tickets, paper flowers, a fabric flower from Prima and self adhesive pearls. 
To finish I stamped the sentiment onto kraft card and trimmed it out using scissors. 




Hope it inspires!!
Sandie
xx

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

WOW! Embossing - Faux Leather Wallet

Morning!! Today I am sharing a project for this month's challenge over on WOW! Embossing, and our theme is Fabric 


I found the tutorial for this faux leather wallet over on Splitcoast Stampers. I used Kraft card, put through the cuttlebug with an embossing folder and then heat embossed with clear gloss. In the tutorial you do these steps before stitching the patterned paper inside but I found it very hard to get it through the machine, and found stitching before heat embossing was much easier. 


For my fabric I added some ribbon and ribbon sliders to each side. I finished with a metal button. 

WOW Products used: 

CLICK HERE TO ENTER OUR CHALLENGE AND WIN SOME WOW! EMBOSSING POWDERS!!

Click here to enter our challenge and win some Wow! Embossing Powders!!

Theme for the month: Fabric!

Sandie


Monday, 20 January 2014

Stamping Bella Bellariffic Friday - A Sketch

Good morning! It's time for Bellariffic Friday and this week we had a sketch to play along with


And this is my take on it...

My card features Sandy and her Sombrero (sentiment included) and coloured her up in nice warm colours. Just looking at her makes me want to break out the sangria :D 

Remember, we will not be having weekly winners anymore. Instead, we will be offering a chance to win a $50 voucher at the end of the month by picking a random contributor from the month. You must also use a current stamp, available in the Bella Store

Next week's theme is FOR MY FRIENDS. Be sure to email your entries to Emily by Thursday night if you would like to see it featured on the blog on Friday. 

Have a great day!
Sandie


Crafting Ireland Tutorial with Waltzingmouse Stamps

Good morning! I have another quick and easy tutorial over on the Crafting Ireland blog today.

This month I am making a Valentine card featuring Woodgrain and My Heart stamp sets from Waltzingmouse Stamps.


Hope you enjoy!
Sandie
xxx


Thursday, 16 January 2014

La-La Land Crafts CHA New Release Showcase Day Four

Good morning!! It's Day Four of La-La Land Crafts New Release Showcase and today Team Friday take over for a recap of all the NEW Stamps, Dies and 3D Kits. 


All of the products are available right now in the STORE
Click HERE to go SHOPPING!




Check out what the rest of Team Friday have created for today's Showcase, over on the La-La Land Crafts Blog

You can now ORDER the stamps and dies from CHA Winter 2014 Release!
Shipping will begin on or around January 18th.
Click HERE to go SHOPPING!

Sandie
xxx

Friday, 10 January 2014

Stamping Bella Bellariffic Friday - Photo Inspiration

Good morning!! It's Bellariffic Friday and this week we had a photo inspiration to follow. 


This is my take on it. My card features Opal the Optimist and I've used a Celebrate sentiment stamp from my stash. 


Some News.... 
There will be NEW rules to Bellarific Friday.. We will no longer be giving a prize for “COMMENTAYTIN’” on the blog AND we will only give ONE prize of $50 to ONE winnah at the end of the month. We will do a roundup post with all contributors and then put it in a hat and pick a winnah! If you contribute 4 (maximum 1/week) times, you get your name put in the hat 4 times. Sound fair?
 ANOTHER new rule is that ALL ENTRIES MUST HAVE CURRENT STAMPS that are available on the website. So before you make your card, please go to the website and click the name in the SEARCH bar on the top right of our home page please. Using discontinued stamps just creates frustration as it is not available any longer


This week we have a sketch for you!! 

Have a fabulous weekend!!
Sandie
xxx


Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Faith the Fairy - Keep Believing

Hi everyone!! Popping in with my first card for 2014, featuring Faith the Fairy from Stamping Bella. I made this a while back and forgot to blog it.. oops. However, I think it's got the perfect sentiment with the New Year just a few hours old. 


She has been stamped out onto Make it Colour blending card and coloured with copic markers. I added some Star Dust Stickles to the bottom of her dress, and to the wand. The sentiment, which I've stamped over the bottom of the image, is included. 

To embellish I added some pearls, a large rose, some white ribbon and a crown charm. 


Need more inspiration?? Why not drop in Stamping Bella Facebook page for all the latest news, and the SB Sisterhood group to share your wonderful makes with us!!

Don't forget - Our next challenge will be on Friday JANUARY 10th! and it’s an inspiration challenge… you can make multiple entries and just email them to Emily for the post on Jan. 10th.
Here’s the inspiration photo.. use any element, or overall “feeling” you get and send it in!

Sandie
xXx
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