Thursday, 27 August 2015

Green Birthday Wishes card (Crafts & Me/Hannah Lynn image)

Hi Crafty Friends,

Isn't this a stunning image by Hannah Lynn? You can find all her gorgeous digis at Crafts and Me. This is actually a full length mermaid which I have cropped to make into a portrait. I have used the full length before so I have added the photo below.




I am entering this card into the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create - Anything goes with optional twist: girls' night out
A Gem of a Challenge - One for the girls
AllSorts - Roses
Aud Sentiments - Fall fun and sentiment (Fall colors)
Craft your Passion - Anything goes 
Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes 
Crafts and Me - Vintage
Crafty Catz - Flowers
Creative Fingers - Anything goes 
Creative Inspirations - Anything goes with option of a sketch 
Creative Moments -  Anything goes with optional twist: fancy folds
Fairytale Challenges - Summer holidays (she's a mermaid)
Fussy & Fancy Friday - Birthdays
Glitter & Sparkle - Happy Birthday
Incy Wincy Designs - Birthday wishes
Jo's Scrap Shack - Lazy days of summer (she's a mermaid)
Not Just Cards - Anything goes 
Papertake Weekly - Take your pick - Distress
Sassy Studio Designs - How does your garden grow? use flowers
Simon Says Stamp (Wed) -  Anything goes
Sister Act - Anything goes
Stamp & Create - One for the girls
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes

Thank you so much for dropping by and extra special thanks to my lovely followers and visitors that leave some beautiful comments for me, they warm my heart.

XOX Lucy

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

French schoolgirl easel card (Tiddly Inks image)

Hi Crafty Friends,

I always find it difficult to get good photos of easel cards, do you have this issue too? I have used a gorgeous image from Tiddly Inks for this Back to School card, isn't she adorable? I coloured her with copics as usual :)


I am entering this card into the following challenges:

A Gem of a Challenge - One for the girls
AllSorts - Roses
Bunny Zoe - Shaped
Clear it out - Back to school with stash: office supplies (staples)
Craft your Passion - Anything goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes 
Crafty Calendar - Bingo - Pink, pearls, ribbon
Crafty Catz - Flowers
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything goes with patterned paper
Creative Moments - Anything goes with optional twist: fancy folds
Di's Digis - Ribbon, lace or twine
Not Just Cards - Anything goes
Oddball Stamps - Back to school
The Paper Shelter - Back to school
(Pin)spirational Challenges - Photo inspiration - inspired by the books
Simon Says Stamp (Wed) - Back to school
Sister Act - Anything goes 
Tiddly Inks - Have heart (heart paper)
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes

Thank you so much for dropping by and extra special thanks to my lovely followers and visitors that leave some beautiful comments for me, they warm my heart.

XOX Lucy

Back to School girl card (Cute as a Button image)


Hi Crafty Friends,

I have been creating lots of cards using Cute As A Button images lately as they are so adorable. If you'd like to go and check out all the gorgeous images click HERE, that will take you to the shop. 


I am entering this card into the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create -  Anything goes with optional twist: Girls' night out
A Gem of a Challenge - One for the girls
Clear it out - Back to school with stash: office supplies (file tabs)
Copic Marker Norge - New start
The Corrosive Challenge - Utterly feminine
Craft your Passion -  Anything goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes 
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything goes with patterned paper 
Creative Fingers -  Anything goes
Creative Moments -  Anything goes with optional twist: fancy folds
Not Just Cards - Anything goes 
Oddball Stamps - Back to school
The Paper Shelter - Back to school
(Pin)spirational Challenges - Photo inspiration - inspired by the book and apple
Polkadoodles - Use something new - new school sticker set, new image 
Send a smile 4 kids - Anything goes for kids
Simon Says Stamp (Wed) - Back to school
Sister Act - Anything goes 
Sweet Stampin' - Spots and/or stripes
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes  

Thank you so much for dropping by and extra special thanks to my lovely followers and visitors that leave some beautiful comments for me, they warm my heart.


XOX Lucy

To the Moon and Back card (Cute as a Button image)

Hi Crafty Friends,

Here is another card I have made with a Cute as a Button image. I have only recently discovered them but they are adorable. I have been lucky enough to be chatting with Francesca, the owner and she gave me a few images to colour up and here is one of them. If you'd like to go and check out all her gorgeous images click HERE, that will take you to the shop. I added the sentiment on the computer before I printed the image. 


I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Catch the Bug - Photo inspiration - inspired by outer space and the boy
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything goes with patterned paper 
Digi Choosday - All about the men
Fairytale Challenges - Summer holidays
Not Just Cards - Anything goes 
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges -  Anything goes
Sassy Studio Designs - For the boys
Send a smile 4 kids - Anything goes for kids
Sister Act - Anything goes 
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes  

Thank you so much for dropping by and extra special thanks to my lovely followers and visitors that leave some beautiful comments for me, they warm my heart.


XOX Lucy

Monday, 24 August 2015

Summertime Sailor Girl card (Cute as a Button image)


Hi Crafty Friends,

Have you seen Cute as a Button images around  yet? I have only recently discovered them but they are adorable. I have been given a few images to colour by the very lovely and talented owner Francesca. If you'd like to go and check out all her gorgeous images click HERE, that will take you to the shop. This is one of my favourites although I have many favourites hehe. 


I am entering this card into the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create -  Anything goes with optional twist: girls' night out
A Gem of a Challenge - One for the girls
Creatalicious - Summer fun at the beach
Creative Fingers -  Anything goes
Deep Ocean - Maritime 
Di's Digis - Ribbon, lace or twine
Fairytale Challenges - Summer holidays
Jo's Scrap Shack - Lazy days of summer
Not Just Cards -  Anything goes
Pile it on - Bright colors
Sister Act - Anything goes 
Stamp & Create - One for the girls
Sweet Stampin' - Spots and/or stripes
Word Art Wednesday -   Anything goes

Thank you so much for dropping by and extra special thanks to my lovely followers and visitors that leave some beautiful comments for me, they warm my heart.


XOX Lucy

Blue Mermaid card (Cute as a Button image)


Hi Crafty Friends,

Have you seen Cute as a Button images around  yet? I have only recently discovered them but they are adorable. I have been lucky enough to be chatting with Francesca, the owner and she gave me a few images to colour up and here is one of them. If you'd like to go and check out all her gorgeous images click HERE, that will take you to the shop. This one is called Hawaiian Mermaid. I have added some lovely flowers and pearls from my store, Flourish with a Bling.



I am entering this card into the following challenges:

AllSorts - Roses
Crafty Catz - Flowers
Die Cuttin' Divas - Celebrate it plus a die (circle and scallop die) 
Digi Choosday - Punches and/or Dies
Dream Valley - Add a charm
Glitter & Sparkle - Happy Birthday
Papertake Weekly - To die for (circle and scallop dies)
Pile it on - Bright colors
Southern Girls - Shiny, blingy happy things
Tuesday Throwdown - Texture 

Thank you so much for dropping by and extra special thanks to my lovely followers and visitors that leave some beautiful comments for me, they warm my heart.


XOX Lucy

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Sweet Love Lilac Card (Tiddly Inks image)

This card is for sale:   
 $12 AUS       $10 US     8 EUR      6 GBP
(contact me for how to buy and postage info)


Hi Crafty Friends,

Oh how I love this new image from Tiddly Inks, isn't it romantic? I used my trusty copic markers to colour and then masked the couple and chalked lightly around them. I added some leaves and pearls from Flourish with a Bling.



I am entering this card into the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create - Anything goes 
A Gem of a Challenge -  One for the girls
Art by Miran - Anything goes 
Artistic Inspirations - Anything goes
Card Mania - Anniversary 
Catch the Bug - Bingo - Scallops, 2+ images, Flowers
Come and Get it - Round things (round pearls and round die cut)
Copic Marker Norge - New start - Engagement/wedding
The Corrosive Challenge - Utterly feminine 
Craft your Passion - Anything goes 
Crafting by Designs - 3 or more layers
Crafting Musketeers - Use the sketch
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything goes  
Crafty Catz - New beginnings 
Cute Card Thursday -  Anything goes
Cutie Pie - Cute and girly
Die Cuttin' Divas - Celebrate it! Any celebration plus die cut (circle/scalloped die)
Digi Choosday - Punches and/or Dies
Di's Digis -  Ribbon, lace and/or twine
Graph 'It Markers - Anything goes  
Incy Wincy Designs - Tic Tac Toe - Monochromatic, Free, Lace &/or Ribbon
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes 
Not Just Cards - Anything goes  
One Sweet Challenge - Back to school - try something new (masking) 
The Paper Shelter - Lace and/or Ribbon (used both)
Papertake Weekly - To die for
Polkadoodles - Use something new - new image
Sassy Studio Designs - Keep it the same/monochromatic
Sister Act - Anything goes 
Sisters of Craft -  Anything goes 
Stamp & Create - One for the girls 
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - Anything goes with a twist: make it monochrome
Tiddly Inks - Have heart 
Top Tip Tuesday - Ribbons and pearls
Tuesday Throwdown - Texture
Whoopsi Daisy - Make it girly

Thank you so much for dropping by and extra special thanks to my lovely followers and visitors that leave some beautiful comments for me, they warm my heart.

XOX Lucy

Surf's Up Dude Card (Spesch image)


Hi Crafty Friends,

I created this card for my son Trent's 11th Birthday on the weekend, my oh my how the years fly by. I used a Spesch Designer Stamps image and 3D glossed his glasses. The sticker embellishments are from Echo Park and then I have used a few die cuts for the sun, sea and sand. 


I am entering this card into the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create -  Anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything goes
Craft your Passion -  Anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - The great outdoors
Crafting for all seasons - Bright and beautiful
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything goes  
Crafty Calendar - Bingo - Dies, kraft, blue
Creatalicious - Summer fun at the beach
Cute Card Thursday - Anything goes 
Deep Ocean - Maritime
Die Cuttin' Divas - Celebrate it! Any celebration plus die cut (wave die, sun die, stitched sand border die) 
Digi Choosday - All about the men
Fairytale Challenges - Summer holidays
Fussy & Fancy Friday - Lazy summer days
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes 
Little Miss Muffet -  Anything goes
Melonheadz - Hand colored image
Not Just Cards - Anything goes  
Paper Creator's Crafts - Dies and/or punches
Papertake Weekly - To die for
Pile it on - Bright colors
Sister Act - Anything goes 
Tuesday Throwdown - Texture
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes   

Thank you so much for dropping by and extra special thanks to my lovely followers and visitors that leave some beautiful comments for me, they warm my heart.

XOX Lucy