Thursday 31 March 2011

Happy First Birthday I

I was asked to make a birthday card this week, ( well two, but will share other tomorrow)! It is for a little girl who is one!

So it just had to be pink and girlie!!

I had to createt he big 1st, myself as I don't have a die big enough, and really couldn't be bothered to get the cricut out (although may have been easier). I used some pink papers I have had for ages, and Crumb Cake card from Stampin' Up. Tracy from DIes to Die for sent me some doily cut outs, which I inked with Crumb Cake ink. I tied a bow around the nunmber and that seemed to finish it off.

I used an Image from Lili of the Valley, stamped onto Whisper White Cardstock from Stampin' Up - in my opinion the best for Promarkers and I have tried lots of card - this seems to take the saturation well!

I then coloured her with my Promarkers - the green matches the green on the reverse of the paper - but didn't use it!

And here is the final creation - the Grandma was thrilled! I really like it too and have had a few more orders because of it!!

Hope you like!

Must go I have a very excited 9 year old here who needs attention - it is his birthday after all!

Take care

Hugs Sarah B XPS: Sorry about any spelling mistakes but spell checkers not working on Blogger this morning

Wednesday 30 March 2011

Happy Birthday To You!!!

I really love this image from Kenny K - its fun and such a dream to colour. This is a card I have made for an order, and the brief was not too girlie!!

I think it is just the right side of girlie without going over the top! Again Fruit Smoothie Lettering.

Believe it or not the papers were from my scrap bin!! Still trying to use up what I have!!

And a beautiful ribbon from Chocolate Stitched Stampin' Up Ribbon!!

I love this card - It was hard to sell it but hey ho!! I enjoyed making It!!

Take care all

Hugs Sarah B X

Tuesday 29 March 2011

Some more 3D Goodies.....

I have found some bits and pieces I have forgotten to share. I made some cute 3D projects during the half term hols and wanted to show them.

This is a really cute box and drawer made using a template from Inking Idaho.

I used Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive

The handles are Tim Holtz!

And this again is from the same template from Inking Idaho. And I used a few extra goodies I bought this year!

A lovely little button and linen thread.

I heartfelt sentiment, matted on Stampin' Up cardstock.

Some of my favourite blooms - these are just various sized circles scrunched and layered to gether to create a flower.

Hope you like

Take care

Hugs Sarah B X

Monday 28 March 2011

Another Grandma card........are we in a baby boom!!

Blimey I have never made so many cards for new arrivals! I have to say though I have enjoyed it! Here i have used an Elzybells image (have purchased so other baby stamps so I have so variety!!) Again my Fruit Smoothie Alphabet set has come in very useful - I love it!! I have also used a foot stamp I have to give a little extra detail to the plain cardstock
I have used The Colour Coach from Stampin' Up again with the colour combo - Pretty in Pink and Wild Wasabi. The sentiment is from Stampin' Up but can't remember if its retired - I think it might be!! I tied a luscious bow finished off with a certainly celery button. I hope you like. I have a busy week at work, we have observations again, of which I will be an observer of one!!!! Really nervous never done it before. I am hoping to get some posts scheduled so hopefully see you tomorrow. Hugs Sarah B X

Sunday 27 March 2011

Anyone for Anya? Sketch Challenge

Here is my card for this week's Sketch Challenge. I love easel cards and twisted easel cards they really make an impact! I have used the gorgeous new stamps from The Greeting Farm's Miss Anya Range - Hats Off . I got mine from the lovely Tracy from Dies to Die For. This is the sketch for this week so if you fancy a chance to win a fabulous prize of The prize is a choice of 3 digital stamps from So head over to the Challenge blog today and check out the rest of the fabulous team's inspiration, and have a go.

REMEMBER: You can use any images from CC Designs and The Greeting Farm!

Here is the tour of my card:

I have used the sizzix 3D flower die to create all the roses on this card.

The papers are from the new MME Stella and Rose Collection, and these are from the Gertie Pad!

The cardstock is the Marina Mist and Not Quiet Navy both from Stampin' Up.

I also created a matching Milk Carton Gift Box.

Don't you just love these pom-poms - I got them from Nikki at Bunny Zoe's Crafts

Hope you like.

Take care and have a lovely Sunday

Hugs Sarah B X

PS: Thanks for all the get well wishes, feeling loads better!!!

Thursday 24 March 2011

The Sugar Bowl Sketch 56

Here is my card for this fortnight's Sugar Bowl Challenge. The Sketch is by the Fabulous Kiki, and the Theme is PINK! The Prize is a bow of pink crafting goodies for the lucky winner!

I Used one of the new Mary Hall Images,
and thought for a difference it would work as a moving home card, which I sent to a friend!

Lots of layering and ribbon and a bloom.

Hope you like.

Sorry about the quick post, but am not well!

Take care

Hugs Sarah B X

Wednesday 23 March 2011

A Little Distressed.....

More like Stressed I was playing with some left overs a while ago, and used a Lili of the Valley Stamp. She is so sweet.
I really love the pink and green colour combo!

And more of my fav flowers.

Very Quick Post, Have some more cards to make for orders!!

Hope you have a lovely evening

Hugs Sarah B X

Monday 21 March 2011

A Card from the Strawberry Patch

Here is another new Manga Image from Sugar Nellie and you can buy it from Funky Kits now!! Its called Strawberry Patch.

She looks for to glamous to be digging in the dirt.

I added this sentiment from Lili of the Valley. Mounted it and edged the card using the latest border and corner punch from Stampin' Up.

Some yummy strawberry Magnolia paper and gingham ribbon later and here is the completed card. I also added a strawberry charm - I love Strawberries, just in case you hadn't noticed!!

Well off to work!!
Hope you all have a great day, it looks like it could be a good one here!!
Take care
Hugs Sarah B X

Sunday 20 March 2011

Anyone for Anya - Birthday Creation

Its Sunday!! I love creating for Anyone for Anya and using these images CC Designs and The Greeting Farm are really my favourites!!
Today I have created a Boy's Birthday Tag Card
I went really bold using Red, Blue and White. The Tag Card was created using a folded piece of Crumb Cake Cardstock and the Big Tim Holtz Tag Die!
This is from Stampin' Up.....
.....and the ribbon was from my stash.
Hope you like!!
Get yourself over to the Challenge Blog and check out the rest of the DT fantastic Inspiration, also check out the fabulous prize!!
Take Care
Hugs Sarah B X

Saturday 19 March 2011

A Creative Surprise

My Project for today took me awhile but I really love it, and its for someone very special, but not til next year, so will have to keep it safe. I have used a new stamp from Sugar Nellie, available at Funky Kits. It is part of the Home Grown Manga Range and is called A Cherry on Top. It is such a sweet image, Although it is a boy, I have adapted the eyes so it looks like a girl (added some lashes) - this was because my daughter is an fab cook and I thought it would be so appropriate for her!

Here is the front of the card. The card idea came from Andrea Walford and her wonder new Site Papercrafters Library.
If you are interested pop over and have a look, unfortunately you can't get the project unless you subscribe, but it is definitely worth it!

I used Tim Holtz Alphabet Sizzlet - Vintage Market.

A gorgeous new die created this envelope pocket.

And the card was made using a new stamp from Lili of the Valley.
Then when you open up the card there is a little surprise...............

A pop up cupcake!!

This was made using the Sizzix Pop-up Ball Bigz XL Die.

Isn't it fab

Andrea and Sophia are very talented.

Hope you like

Hugs Sarah B X