Saturday, 27 July 2013

For a Wonderful Friend.....

Hi everyone!

It was my friend Debbie's birthday yesterday and so I had to make her card and post it quite early as we are away. Here it is:-

I used this cute stamp and papers that came with last months Quick Cards Made Easy magazine. Hope you like her!

Card Ingredients :-
Square card blank
Plain papers from Papermania
Patterned Papers from Quick cards magazine - as is the stamp
Stamp coloured with Spectrum Noir (LG3  LG4 DG1 DG2 GB2 GB3 GB4 TN1 BT1 TB3 FS2 FS4 EB1 EB2 CT1 PP3 and blender
Flowers, pearls and ribbon from stash
Dies - Spellbinders, memory box and Sizzix
Sentiment stamp - Country Companions freebie from a craft mag

Entered into the Friendship challenge at

One stamp ......two cards

Hi Everyone

Hope you are all well. It's the last day of our holiday in Somerset today and we have had a fab time. Good job we also have next week off to recover! And we have an extra treat of going to see the new West End show - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, I can't wait!

Anyway on to a bit more crafting and it is two of my friend's wedding anniversaries today, so I decided to use the same Forever Friends stamp but with two different backgrounds. Here they are:-

It is also Debbie's birthday today (see my other post for today!!).

I hope you like them both - Let me know what you think.

Catch up soon!

Lisa xx

Card Ingredients:-

Top Card
Square card blank
Plain card from Papermania
Patterened papers from Forever Friends 'For You' paper pad
Ribbons from stash
Dies - X-cut and Memory box butterflies & Macarena corner
Gems from Stash
Image - Forever Friends stamp coloured with Spectrum Noir and Promarkers (List to follow)

Bottom Card
Square card blank
Red card from WH Smith
Patterned papers from Me To You paper pad
Ribbons and button from stash
Dies - X-Cut and Memory Box Macarena corner
Gems from stash
Image - Forever Friends Stamp coloured with Spectrum Noir and Promarkers (List to follow)

Thursday, 18 July 2013

You're my best friend.....

Hello Everyone!

Have you all melted yet?? - it certainly is very warm here at the mo - and I don't wish to complain but it is a bit too hot for me to sit out in it! However, we are off on our summer holiday on Saturday so we would like this nice sunny weather to last but it could cool down a smidge- especially as we will have the dogs with us. Don't think going for long walks in 30 degree heat is ideal from them!

But, on to the crafting and it's one of my best friend's birthday today so an ideal opportunity to us the Best Friends SWALK stamp from Crafters Companion again. I also used the Forever Friends Kraft Notes paper pad which I really like at the mo. Here's the card:-

Rather than putting the sentiment on the front I thought I'd put it on the inside. What do you think?? I hope you like it, and I hope Ann does too! Personally I think I have done a bit better with the hair on this one.

As we are on holiday for a week I've got to make another 3 cards this week - not quite sure how I'm going to fit that in as well as packing, but I'll give it a good try!!

See you again soon

Lisa xx

Card Ingredients:-
Kraft square card blank
Kraft card from stash
Patterned papers from Forever Friends Kraft Notes paper pad
Patterned ribbon and bow Forever Friends Kraft Notes
White ribbon from stash
Flowers and pearls from stash
Dies - Spellbinders and X-Cut, Butterfly from Memory Box
Stamp - SWALK Best Friends from Crafters Companion coloured with Spectrum Noir pens (TN1 TN2 TN3 FS2 FS4 FS6 GB1 GB2 GB3 EB1 EB2 LG4 LG5 TB1 PP3 BT1 BT2)

Entered into the Friendship Challenge at

Entered into the Anything Goes challenge at

Entered into the Anything Goes challenge at

Entered into the Anything Goes challenge at

Entered into the Girly Challenge at

Saturday, 6 July 2013

Crafty Friends Team 2 Challenge - Photo Inspiration

Hello Everyone!

Phew what a scorcher! At last the weather has turned the corner here in Kent and we are loving the Sunshine! However I am also taking part in the Cancer Research Race for Life 5K tomorrow - could be a tadge warm - drinks are already in the freezer. Think I might have to walk some of it rather than run - but at least there is no time limit!

So on to the Crafty Friends Team 2 challenge and this time it is a photo inspiration challenge - and quite appropriate as the weather has improved!

For this challenge we are sponsored by:-

I've used the Summer Shades image from Stitchy Bears and here she is on my card:-

Hope you like it - and take it from me the ribbons and gems are pink but they do look a bit red in this photo.
Come and join in the challenge at the Crafty Friends Challenge Blog - we'd love to see your entries.

Right early night in store for me tonight in anticipation for tomorrow's Race for Life. If you would like to make a donation you can always click on this link

Bye for now - enjoy the sunshine!


Card Ingredients:-
Square card blank
Pink and Blue card from Stampin' Up
Patterned paper from a freebie from one of the card making magazines
Flipflop charm from Ebay
Gems from stash
Dies - Spellbinders and X-Cut
Brad from WH Smith
Image from Stitchy Bears coloured with Spectrum Noir and Promarkers (Promarkers Vanilla, Sandstone & Buttercup - Spectrum Noir BP1 BP3 FS2 FS4 FS7 BT2)
Ribbon from stash (from a clothes label actually!)

Entered into the At the Beach challenge at

Entered into the Summer challenge at

Entered into the Anything Goes challenge at

Entered into the Anything Goes challenge at

Entered into the Birthday Bonanza challenge at