Sunday, 19 December 2010

Kenny K Challenge 24 - Distress It!!

This is the last Challenge for Me for Kenny K!!!!! How sad is that. In the New Year the New Design Team will be creating with Kenny K's Fabulous Image. Its been fun taking part and I have loved every challenge.
This is the image I have used is called Cute Bull
And here is my card, with its distressed card edges.
The Card and Paper is from Stampin Up as is that luscious ribbon!!
Hope you like, get over to the Challenge Blog and Check out the rest of the team's creations.
While you are there make sure you have a go, you might even win.
Take care
Hugs Sarah B X

Monday, 13 December 2010

Anyone for Anya

I'm getting to the point that I will be glad to see the back of 2010. The last few weeks have been awful!!!!!
Not only was my school closed for a week because of the snow the roads and pavements were so bad we were snowed into our road!!!!.
Then just when you think its all going and life is getting back to normal, a mains pipe burst at school and we had a major flood to deal with so have been closed for a further week.
I'm hoping everything will be good to go back today. So as a result we have had to cancel everything we had planned for Christmas with the children and make do!!!!
Then I think my computer is slowly dying as everything seems to be taking forever to load, if it loads at all!!!!!
Well enough of the moaning and whinging!!!!!
Here is my contribution to this weeks Anyone for Anya - Its a colour Challenge with the them Shabby Chic Christmas, make sure you head over to see what the DT have come up with to inspire you and to see what prize is on offer.
I used a new image by CC Designs, called Bauble Emma, but cropped the image to fit my card design.

I stamped some yummy baubles from a new Stamping Up, punched out, glitter and embellished with pearls.

Here is the completed card, I distressed the mats and layered them up alternating Craft, blue and pink. A little taffeta ribbon late, and this is the final result. Unfortunately I was so exhausted from the clean up I didn't get it finished til Sunday, hence why its not on the Blog. But the girls have worked so hard I had to post to support them.

Anyway here is to a better week and hopefully, fingers crossed it'll be a smooth ride til Christmas.

Take care,
Hugs Sarah B X

Sunday, 5 December 2010

New Anyone for Anya Challenge

Second Post Today, Scroll down for Kenny K Challenge Project!!
I am so excited about this challenge and have been waiting for ages (well it seems like it) to do it and share.
Each month one of our Challenges is going to be a Calendar piece. I have been wanting an excuse to make one and this has pushed me to get on with it!
My first Picture isn't par to the challenge, but I want to start at the beginning. This is going to be the cover to my Birthday Calendar.
I have used my fastly growing favourite papers, LOVE LETTER from Stampin' Up. The Ribbon is also form Stampin' Up - Stripped Grosgrain. The lettering is a Sizzlet Set called Fruit Smoothie - I do love this and it has been much used lately!
The Image is a CC Designs - another favourite of mine! Called Balloon Emma. I have also combined two techniques here. I have paper Pieced the Balloon and Emma's Top, but then to give some depth I have used a promarker to add shading. Vanilla is the Promarker colour which matches very well with these papers.
Now onto this week's Challenge - BIRTHDAY CALENDAR - ANYTHING GOES
Here is JANUARY - I have a few birthdays in January, but the most important one is my Hubbie's so I have dedicated this page to him.
I have used SU Papers - CELEBRATIONS. I have also used a SU Stamp Set - PARTY THIS WAY. I love them both. Actually there isn't much about this years SU Cattie I don't like!
I stamped and layered up the balloon. No surprise the image is Balloon Trevor!

I have stamp some balloons and layered them up. I stamped Happy Birthday onto some plain ribbon, attached a button and stuck to card using diamond effect.

Here are a couple of links if you want to use the same calendar page:
Hope you like, head over to the Challenge Blog, check out the rest of the DT Inspirational projects and have a go, This weeks Challenge is sponsored by STAMPEEZEE.
Take care.
Hugs Sarah B X

Kenny K - Monochrome Christmas Challenge

I was putting this challenge card off all week cos I just couldn't think what to do. So I sat and sorted out my papers to get them into a sort of colour division, and stubbled across these old papers from Stampin' Up. I think they are really soft and muted and the card just seemed to grow from there.
I also saw this card style a while ago on Create and Craft and had to have a go. It is lovely. It doesn't really have a name but its just a Diagonal Easel card. I love the image I have used, Its defo one of my favourites from Kenny K. She is called Download Diva.
I have kept the card very simple. I used the new Ornament Stamp Set and Punch to create a little stopper for the front, and some very lovely Satin Ribbon from my stash. The snowflakes are cut from a sizzlet die I have had for ages. These have been layered and finished with the new buttons from Stampin'Up. FInally it was finished off with a sentiment, again from Stampin' Up and a snowflake charm.
I hope you like.
If so have a go you could win some of Kenny K's fabulous Images.
Pop over and check out all the other DT's inspirational creations.
I have scheduled another post for later and I'm really excited about it. Make sure you check out Anyone for Anya at 9.00 and here a little later.
Take care, its very icy outside.
Hugs Sarah B X

Saturday, 4 December 2010

Simply Sassy New Release Blog Hop!!!!

If you came here to see that I have finally created and posted, you have come to the middle of a hop, then pop back to Sugar Nellie to begin, if you have arrived here from the fabulous Tiets then you are on the right track
Karen, of Sugar Nellie, is so good at what she does and I believe she has really hit on another winner with Krista's Images. I love them! They have so much character and those eyes are to die for!!!
This new Set is No. 3 in the Series, and has a vague resemblence to some very gorgeous and lovely characters of the Twilight Series, can you guess who???
This image is called 'Romantic Dreamer'
I have coloured her using my promarkers and have matched them with the Beautiful new Papers from Stampin' Up, Love letters, they are fast becoming my favourite!!!! and very apt for these images and card theme!
The second image is 'Deep in Thought', I created a Joy Fold Card, with Deep in thought as the image to be revealled, as the Girl looks like she is dreaming about her man!!!
I went slightly over board with the heart border punch from Martha Stewart, but I like it.
This lettering was cut from the Vintage Market Sizzlet Strip, by Tim Holtz.
The stamps will be available to buy from Funky Kits from the 4th Dec.
Now head over to the very Lovely and ubber talented Judy and be inspired by her creation
Hope you like.
Hugs Sarah B X

Sunday, 28 November 2010

Anyone for Anya & Kenny K Release

Hi Everyone. I really don't know what is happening to me lately. Things just don't seem to be happening!!!
Here is my little bit of inspiration for Anyone For Anya.

Its a Sketch this week which is fabulous


I have used an oldie CC Designs Image.

Along with a SU Sentiment and some Yummy Wide Striped Ribbon.

I used a button and some linen thread to hold the ribbon ends together, and attached a tree charm.
This is the first card I have made towards a big order I have. 1 down 10 to go.
Get yourself over and have a go at the challenge this week, its fab, also while you are there check the rest of the DT's Fab creations.
Take care
Hugs Sarah B X
PS: Sorry for the lack of Posts, Life is so hectic at the moment I really am so short on time, Hopefully the New Year will bring a bit of relieve.

Sunday, 21 November 2010

Kenny K's Tag it!!

Here is my inspiration for this week's Kenny K's Krafty Girls Challenge - TAG IT.

It wasn't what I had planned but unfortunately its been one of those weeks again!!!!!

This little topper was created with some Retired Stampin' Up goodies and I went a little crazy with a Sakura Gel Glitter Pen, or two!!!

The image I used is called
DA BOMB, and I like she is brilliant!! I particularly love her shoes!

Well It's your turn, Have a go there is no excuse as Kenny always offers a free image each month!

Get yourself over to the Challenge Blog check out the other fabulous creations, get inspired and have a go!!

There is also a DT Call - if you want the opportunity to use these and new releases then have a go, the ladies you will be working with are fabulous and so supportive!

Take care, I'll be back later with Anyone for Anya.

Hugs Sarah B X

Saturday, 20 November 2010

Simply Sassy: My Friend Kitty

If I haven't said it before I love the new Simply Sassy Range from Sugar Nellie, only available at Funky Kits. As a DT Member I'm lucky enough to have a sneaky peak at the new releases and they are fabulous!!!!!! Can't wait for them to be released so I can show them off!!

Here I have Used My Friend Kitty and Created a colourful card.

Here is an dimensional shot before you get to see the finished Project.

I used a Martha Stewart Punch along with some lovely Stampin' Up Ribbons.

The Papers are Peacock Lane from Bo Bunny, purchased from the lovely Tracey over at Dies to Die For

Hope you like.

I'll be back tomorrow with My Kenny K and Anyone for Anya projects.

Take care.

Hugs Sarah B X

Friday, 19 November 2010

Candy is always Sweet at the Sugar Bowl

I'm so sorry I am late with my card for The Sugar Bowl. I did realise it was Thursday!!!!!!!

It is a fabulous Sketch by the ever so Lovely Marlene, and I was really pleased with its simplicity. I used The Sweet as Candy image from Sugar Nellie, Available over at Funky Kits

Here is my interpretation!

Most of the Products, actually all the product (except the image) are Stampin' Up.
Hope you like.

Get yourselves to The Sugar Bowl and checkout the rest of the DT Inspiration, It is fabulous!

Take care and I'll be back tomorrow!

Hugs Sarah B X

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Simply Sassy: Artistic Goddess

I so love the new Simply Sassy Images from Sugar Nellie, I think Karen really has a talent for spotting a winner, and these definitely are!! They are quirky and I love the eyes!
I created a different card, for me, I have seen them in all shapes and sizes and really love them, They are so quick and easy to make and use up scraps really easily ( Looks like this is the style I'll be going for for christmas. The buttons you can see are from Stampin' Up.

I used the lovely Rich Rassleberry Ribbon from Stampin' Up and the Papers are from Bo Bunny.

I coloured the image with my much loved Promarkers, and highlighted with a white gel pen.

Get to Funky Kits and treat yourselves they are gorgeous

Take care and have a lovely day

Hugs Sarah B X

Monday, 15 November 2010

Anyone for Anya - Vintage White

Hi all, really quick post as I am running out the door to get to work. Here is my card for Anyone For Anya this week. The challenge is Vintage White and there is a picture for inspiration.
I used some gorgeous Satin ribbon from my stash, not sure if it was Stampin Up' but they have some lovely satins to choose from.
The little sentiment is from Lili of the Valley.

Hope you like.

Get yourselves over and have a look at the rest of the DT Inspirational Projects, see the fabulous and have a go!!

See you later,

Hugs Sarah B X

Saturday, 13 November 2010

Challenge 19 - Kenny K's Krafty GIrls

Here we are again, I can't believe its been a week since I have posted!!!!!! I have had parents' evening this week, hence the lack of card making!!
Anyway here is my bit of inspiration for this week's Kenny K's Krafty Girls Challenge Blog.
The Challenge is SPARKLE AND SPOTS.
I have used one of my favourite Kenny K images MAD SKILLZ
I also used some yummy Bo Bunny Papers and SU Ribbon.
A bit of matting and layering later and here it is

I am so behind with my DT stuff I have been creating like made and trying out Card Styles I have not done before. I like this one, I have been able to use up some of those papers scraps too!!

Hope you like.

Get over to the Challenge Blog and checkout all the inspiration, If you join in and win you could win some of his fabulous images.

See you later

Hugs Sarah B X

Sunday, 7 November 2010

Anyone for Anya

I'm back again, 2nd post today.

Its challenge time over at Anyone for Anya and the Challenge this week is to use Kraft Card.

Our sponsers are:

And the Prize is:

Here is my card:

I have used the New Special Autumn Set. Now the images in this set have been available at The Greeting Farm as Digital but I'm really pleased now they have brought them out in Rubber. They are available from Dies to Die for.

Some very yummy SU Ribbon.

Hope you like, make sure you head over to the Challenge Blog and have a go.

Have a lovely evening.

Hugs Sarah B X