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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Star

I have another card for CC Designs to share with you today.

This is a Little Pixie stamp called Star.  She's very sweet isn't she?!
This sentiment, plus a couple of others, comes with her too :)
I decided to cut it out with this star banner from Make a Card #14 Die and I just used some star dust stickles on the star (and on the other stars too)!

The whole card is cut out using this die as well.  I love how you get the stitching detail on the card's edge with it.




The papers from the Tickled Pink pad fit her so well. And I used the Make a Tag Die again too :)


Ingredients :

Stamps : Little Pixie Star
Card : x-press it, slate, silver, Tickled Pink paper
Ink : memento black, versafine
Other : Make a card #14 die, Make a tag #6 die, ribbon, brad, star dust stickles, copics

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges :

Allsorts - Happy Birthday
Ribbon Girl - Any image
Inky Chicks - Anything but square
Simon Says Stamp - Make a wish




Thanks for dropping by today :)
Kathy



Friday, May 20, 2016

ZooDoo page



We have another Cyber Challenge over at Mystical Scrapbooks this weekend.
Each of the Design Team have provided a sketch and your challenge is to use one of them to create a page.

I have used this sketch from PageMaps for my inspiration.



I haven't stuck exactly to this sketch because some of the elements I wanted to use didn't really work with it, but I definitely got my inspiration from it. Please don't feel you have to follow sketches exactly when entering Challenges, but you still need to be able to see elements of it :)




The papers I used are from the October Afternoon Sidewalks collection and they are SO pretty.
The papers behind the photos are both sides of Hide and Seek.  I would buy a couple of sheets of it because it is so gorgeous and it was one of those times when I really didn't want to cut into the paper.
The yellow paper behind is the B side of Red Light Green Light.
The stickers on the bottom right are all from this collection too.

The "Love" title is made with the wonderful cursive alphabet from the Pink Paislee Hey Kid Elements Stickers.

I have also used some Kraft card and some Core'dinations Kraft Core #11, which is wonderful! I just distressed the edge of it, but I love the look of the kraft and green together.

I also used some lace from the Kaisercraft Natural Lace pack.

I used CC Designs Square and Rectangle dies to cut the mats behind the photos and cut and the patterned papers behind them too.



Thanks for dropping by today :)

Kathy

Monday, May 16, 2016

Surprise cupcake

I have a card to share today using one of the super cute stamps from the CC Designs Surprise set.
This little girl is so adorable isn't she?!




I used the sketch at Sketch Saturday.  It's a great one!

Ingredients :
Stamps : Surprise, Birthday Wishes
Card : x-press it, slate, Pastel my belle (CC Designs)
Ink : memento black, versafine
Other : MAC #5, MAC #2, MAC #14, Ovals die, copics

Copics used :
E 000, 00, 11, 13, 21, 31, 53
R 000, 00, 20, 24, 29, 30, 81, 83, 85
BG 0000, 000, 10
BV 00, 02
Y 11, 21
YG 95
B 0000, 00, 93
W 00, 1


I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges :

Sketch Saturday - sketch
7 Kids Challenge - anything goes
Aud Sentiments - anything goes with a sentiment
In the pink - Happy anything
Word art Wednesday - anything goes

Thanks for dropping by today :)
Kathy



Sunday, May 15, 2016

Circle Challenge


Hi :)

I'm here with the Mystical Scrapbooks second challenge for May.
My challenge is to make Circles a feature of your page.
There are many different ways to incorporate them of course!  But I have used some fun paper and a button.




I used a lot of items from the Pink Paislee Hey Kid range on my page.
The circle paper is called Hula Hoop.  It is actually a diecut paper, which is wonderful because you can change the look of it depending on what colour cardstock you put behind it.  And it adds a bit of extra dimension to the page too.  I cut it down a little so there would be a cardstock border around it also.  I used Core'dinations Aquaduct for my base, but there were many different colours I could have used and they all looked great - just different.

The banner is from the Hey Kid range too. It's part of a set of 9 different Tags, which are all fabulous!
The Love sticker and the alphabet are from the Element Stickers.  I have used these stickers so many times now!  I love the alphabets on it and the fun elements too.

The Hey Kid papers and embellishments are wonderful for both boys and girls.  They're great quality too and I highly recommend them :)




I also added a "button" to the page, to continue the Circle theme.  It's actually a button diecut, not the real thing.  I just cut out a few, glued them together and covered it with Glossy Accents.  It looks pretty good and not as bulky on a page as a real button.

I hope you'll join in with our challenge.

Thanks for dropping by today :)

Kathy





Thursday, May 12, 2016

Painter Penny

I was lucky enough to be picked as a Guest Designer for Bunny Zoe's Crafts this month :)
I got to choose any stamp I wanted from the shop to work with and I chose this gorgeous one.
It's a CandiBean stamp by LDRS called Painter Penny.
I have made a few cards with CandiBean stamps now and I have absolutely loved them all!

The challenge at Bunny Zoe's is Lovely Layers.  I hope you will play along too :)



Ingredients :
Stamps : Painter Penny, Birthday Wishes CC Designs
Card : x-press it, crumb cake, (Authentique paper)
Ink : memento black, versafine, antique linen distress ink
Other : Squares #1 die, pink buttons, ice storm buttons, copics

Copics used :
YR 14
YG 01, 03
BG 000, 10, 11
R 00, 20, 30
E 000, 00, 11, 13, 21, 31, 33, 35, 50, 53

I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges :

CAS-ual Fridays - Birthday girl
Kraftin Kimmie stamps - Layers
Penny Black and More - anything goes
Stamping Sensations - anything goes
Inky Chicks - Birthday time

Thanks for dropping by today :)

Kathy



Monday, May 9, 2016

Hoola Twila


HI :)

I have another cutie from the new CC Designs release to share today.  This one is Hoola Twila and she is super cute isn't she?!  I paired her with a sentiment from the Birthday Wishes set because I just thought they fit perfectly together :)  And I cut the sentiment out using the fab new Make a Banner #15 Die.




Ingredients :
Stamps : Hoola Twila, Birthday Wishes
Card : x-press it, slate, grey, pip, rose
Ink : memento black, versafine
Other : circle die, square die, Make a banner #15 die, copics

Copics used :
R 24, 30, 81
W 00, 1
YR 14
BG 00, 10, 11
Y 13, 15
E 000, 00, 21, 50, 53


I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges :
Ribbon Girl - anything goes
Stamping Sensations - anything goes
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnuts - paper challenge


Thanks for dropping by today :)
Kathy



Friday, May 6, 2016

Ballerina

Today is RELEASE DAY at C.C. Designs for all of the new MAY products!! As you have seen from the Preview Days, all of these products are so CUTE and ADORABLE! For the month of May, we have 6 adorable character stamps and 1 new paper pad....so exciting as always!!


I have made a card with the gorgeous Ballerina.  She is just so sweet isn't she?!
I coloured her with copics and added Star Dust Stickles to her tutu.
I used the CC Designs Ovals #1 die and Scalloped Ovals die and the little hearts are from the Make a Card #14 die.




Your next stop on the hop is Laura ! Every release we will have a New Release Blog Hop to showcase our fabulous Design Team! Check out their amazing creations!
 And we can’t have a Blog Hop without a PRIZE!! Here's how to enter:

Leave a comment on each DT Member’s Blog, and then head back to the C.C. Designs Blog to let us know you completed the hop. One random winner will receive a prize for completing the blog hop!!

**This Blog Hop will end on Sunday, May 8th at NOON, 12pm EST. Winners will be announced the following week.

Thanks for dropping by today and Happy Hopping

Kathy