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Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Spring is sure to follow

Good morning all,
Hope you are all doing ok.

A really quick post today.....

I saw this image over at From the heart stamps ...It cheered me up when I thought about Spring which is one of my favourite times of the year :)

Coloured with Spectrum aquas - Kingfisher, Sunflower, Gold, Wildflower, bud green, moss, amber
Stitched scallop die - Lil Inker Designs
Watercolour card - Crafters Companion


Thanks for stopping by.
Big hugs to those who need them.

Bye for now.
Sally xxx

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Happy Mothers Day...

Happy Mothers Day to all the Mums out there.....extra special wishes to my Mum today especially after the last week.  Looking forward to seeing you today :)

It will no doubt be a difficult day for some who will be missing their Mums on this especial day so big hugs to you all too and a joyful day to those who are celebrating being a Mum for the first time.  An emotional day all round!

The card I am sharing is again coloured with Spectrum Aquas.....all my other colouring mediums are gathering dust at the moment...I'm sure it will be their turn again one day but for now these are my favourite.

A Lili of the Valley image 



Patterned paper - Hobby Craft -The Junior
Sentiment - Craftwork Cards
Ribbon was from Ladybug Crafts (no longer trading - sad face )
Crafters Companion water colour card
Spectrum Aquas - 
Aquamarine
Moss, bud green, red violet, gold, sunflower
Fawn, desert, chocolate
Slate, blosson

I have also added Wink of Stella glitter which doesn't show up in the photo.

Have a lovely day everyone and extra special hugs to those who need them today.
Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Sally xxxxx

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Playtime

Morning to you all,
Hope your week is going well.

Today I have a card to share with you that I coloured with Spectrum Aquas and added some detail with Spectrum Noir pencils
Stamp called Playtime -available from  Crafters Companion


Adding detail with pencil .....used this tutorial as inspiration....which is done with pens and pencils but you can get a similar effect   here
The image is stamped onto Crafters Companion water colour card with Staz on ink.

Colours - Begonia, spice, slate, tan, fawn, kingfisher, chocolate, peach and pencils 87 & 79

Thanks for stopping by.
Big hugs to you all.
Sally xxx

Friday, 6 March 2015

Happy Birthday Mum

Happy friday to you all...... and a Very Happy Birthday to you Mum!   Hope you have a lovely day.

I am so glad it's Friday this week as it certainly has been a week for me and not really in a good way but hey ho we have to soldier on :)


Here is the card that I made for Mum using cute bears from LOTV and of course my Spectrum Aquas




The Spectrum Aquas are used are desert, fawn, kingfisher, wild flower,yellow, crimson, purple
Crafters Companion Water colour card
Wink of Stella clear glitter pen - my new favourite thing


Hope you have a good day whatever you are doing.
Thanks as always for visiting and any comments you leave.

Bye for now.
Hugs Sally xxxx

Thursday, 5 March 2015

Use a Sentiment

Morning to you all.....hope you are having a good week so far.
Mine has been a busy one and I am so looking forward to the weekend already!

There is a new monthly challenge over at Spectrum Noir and the theme is a nice easy one for you to join in with.....  Use a sentiment.

I made this card for the challenge using a LOTV image

Coloured with Spectrum Aquas
bud green, moss, slate, desert, gold, sunflower,blossom, scarlet, red violet, amber

This card make me think of Spring.....I think it is definitely on it's way :)

Hope you can join us for the challenge...you just have to use Spectrum Noir products.

Have a good day.
Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Sally xxx

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Thinking of you........

Morning to you all, another week has come round very fast.

Hope you are all ok today.

I have a card to share for the "Use Red" challenge over at Spectrum Noir ........it was a challenge as I don't usually use red that much and I wanted something other than a red heart for this one.

Sheena Douglas stamp 
Spectrum aquas - Crimson, scarlet, burgundy, moss green
Paper from stash
Stitched circle die - MFT
Sentiment - Ladybug Crafts Ink
Enamel dots - Doodlebug
Twine from stash


You still have a few days to enter the challenge and you could win some Spectrum Noir goodies :)

Have a good day
Hugs Sally xxxx


Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Sorry I forgot.......


Morning to you all,
Hope you are all doing ok....special wishes and hugs to those of you who are not feeling too good at the moment.  Especially for you Mum, hope you start to feel better real soon.


I have a card to share today that I coloured with Spectrum Noir pens and pencils.  I think the two mediums work really well together and you can get a great result.


Heres the colours for you:

 
Elephant - TB1 TB3 CT1 65, 68, 74
Grass - CG3, 57, 58
Flowers - 34, 37, 33
Mouse - 104, 87, 9
Background - OR1, 15, 19


Image - Rachel Anne Miller - Crafters Companion 

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a good day.
Hugs Sally xxx

Thursday, 12 February 2015

If raindrops were kisses

I am following along the Love and Red theme this week for Valentines.

A very quick post to share another creation made for the Spectrum Noir challenge - Use Red


The image is from Penny Black coloured with Spectrum Aquas - Crimson, Scarlet and Desert

Not a lot to say about this one!  


Have a good day and thanks for stopping by.

Hope you can play along with the challenge and be in with a chance of winning some great Spectrum Noir goodies.

Still loving the Aqua markers :) 

Hugs Sally xxx

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Buckets of Love ......


Morning to you all,

Hope you are all having a good week so far 

My card today is for the Spectrum Noir February Challenge  and the theme is Use Red


The image was from There She Goes Stamps 
Coloured with Spectrum Aquas - my new favourite thing in case you hadn't noticed.
Colours- Slate, charcoal, Crimson and scarlet
Glossy Accents
Embossing folder
Twine

Hope you can join us for the challenge over on the FB page .....


I would also like to join in the challenge over at Naughty or Nice


Are you feeling the love - Naughty or nice challenge

Thanks for popping over today
Hugs Sally xxx

Monday, 9 February 2015

Thelwell is here...........

Do you remember Thelwell from when you were a child.  Anyone around my age will no doubt remember......I wasn't really into horses but I do remember these great books and the fun illustrations.
Well you can get your hands on the images and a cd rom from Create and Craft from today :)

So excited to hopefully see of my cards on the show today.......  The Spectrum Noir design team had the opportunity to make cards using the images for the live launch show today.

Here are a couple of my samples......a couple more to follow tomorrow




Have a great day 
Hugs Sally xxx


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