Sunday, 29 July 2012

More Cards made with ATC's

ATC by Cazro

ATC by Mollicat

Another selections of cards designed around ATC's made by some of my Docraft buddies. These will also be going off to the local Cancer Care charity
ATC by Juliaamy
ATC by Kathleen2006
ATC by Dumbo
ATC by AngyB

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Beatles 18th Birthday Card

You know how difficult it is to make cards for the men in your family, especially if they are a teen age boy? Well, I have been pondering on the design for for my sons 18th birthday card for ages and started to panic when I realised that it is only 10 days away now!

He is a big Beatles fan and like most teenagers, music plays a big part in his life so the card had to have a Beatles theme. I do hope he likes this. 

He is now awaiting his A level results and applying for jobs - he has another interview tomorrow, so fingers crossed!

Sunday, 22 July 2012

Daisy & Dandelion Cards

This months edition of Simply Cards and Papercraft has a pad of  20 free Dandelion & Daisy images. They are not really my cup of tea, but I thought I would have a go and use them to make more cards for the Cancer Campaign charity (see previous post).

I just bought some Spectrum Noir pens, so it seemed a good excuse to use them too!

I thought I would also  *cough*  modestly mention that a card of mine is featured in the same mag to celebrate their 100 issue. I always get a bit of a thrill to see my name in print. It's the closest I will get to being famous!

Thursday, 19 July 2012

Turning ATC's into Cards

toppers made by Furryboots & SandyPonty
I have been making and swapping ATC's for over 4 years now (mainly through the docrafts website) and have amassed quite a collection now.
 I regularly make cards for a local cancer care charity and have been asked to make more for their summer fund raising activities.

These cards have been made around the ATC's made by several of my online friends who have kindly agreed that I can use them in my cards - I think they show what a talented bunch they are and the variety you can put into these small pieces of artwork!
These ones are by Furryboots and Bottledolphin

Centrepieces by Grandma Jo and Juliaamy

Friday, 6 July 2012

Strictly Party !!

I found myself really enjoying colouring in these new 'Strictly Party' stamps that are free with the Docrafts Creativity Magazine. Just adding a bit of glitter glue to the flowers or hem of the dress really seemed to make them sparkle!

I was also struggling to use this paper with a tropical surfboard on it until I turned it sideways for the girl to step off!

Sunday, 1 July 2012

Just the Ticket!

the 'ticket' stamp

I've been looking for a small ticket shaped sentiment stamp for ages, (most were too big for me) so when I saw the  'Just for you'  freebie stamp in Papercraft Essentials magazine, I bought it just for that 1 stamp!
I then thought, I better get some use out of the other 6 stamps in the set and put together these other 2 cards. I also treated myself to the soft pastel set of Spectrum Noir pens to see how they compared to my favourite Promarkers, and I really liked them! I guess a few more will be coming my way as and when I can afford them.