Monday 29 July 2013

Inspiration Monday 29th July

Some more cards from our DT to wet your appetite

Image used is Lacy Sunshine Emily Spring Blossom coloured with Copic ciao pens.
Deckle edged cardstock embossed with Crafts too folder
Die cut used for Backing is Marianne dies
Scroll die Marianne dies
Flowers from stash edging, of dies and flowers coloured with Tim Holtz distress Inks, evergreen bough & squeezed lemonade.
Metal leaf charm from stash


Image: Emily - Spring Blossom Showers Lacy Sunshine
ProMarker alcohol markers
White and Green card stock (American Crafts)
Metal flower brads (Joanns)

                                   Lacy Sunshine Emily Spring Blossom Showers image
                                           Coloured with ProMarkers
                                          Paper and card from Papermania
                                         Ribbon and bow from Docrafts Gorjuss range
                                       Metal butterfly from an unworn necklace
                                      Gems and blitter from Docraft ranges

Kay Foreman


Papers from My minds eye the Sweetest thing
Die Versions Owl Die
metal flower
String,sticky backed paper lace,Dimension sentiment and branch stamp and Pearl pens.


Monday 22 July 2013

Inspiration Monday 22nd July

Scalloped card blank-papermania
Papers- nitwit and hunkydory adorable scorable
Brads- papermania
Distress ink- Worn Lipstick
Glossy Accents



Lacy Sunshine Lizabeth- Wild Daisies Digi  Stamp
Martha Stewart  Border punch
Liquid Pearls
Metal Buckle



Lacy Sunshine Maddie with Clover - Groovy Hippy Music  Digi  Stamp
Assorted card & paper from The Papermill Direct
Ranger distress inks
Rubber Stamps Artifacts (surfboard, surf and wave) Anita's (daisy)
Sentiment stamp LOTV
Metal rhinestuds from Rhinestonesonline


Lacy Sunshine Lizabeth- Wild Daisies Digi  Stamp
Cardstock from Papermill Direct
DP and sentiment from Papercraft Inspirations
Coloured with Promarkers
Brads from Papermania

Monday 15 July 2013

Inspiration Monday 15th July

Promarkers ,Distress inks
Stampin Up card
Washi Tape free gift
Spellbinder Square swatches
Brads from Stash


White Card (cut into two Pieces)
Imaginisce papers - Enchanted
Blue Pearlescent Card
WOC Flowers
Flower Metal Charm
Lacy Sunshine Digi which can be found here 

7.5 x 7.5 inch Card
7x7 Card Blank
Toad Stool Stamp and Rock Stamp - Hand created paper
Three Brads
Twine and Metal Bell
Spellbinders Label 1 and Opulent Ovals 
Kraftwork Card fancy fold card blank
Image - Lacy Sunshine Digi, 'Boozy Brian'
Metal & Die cut snowflakes from stash
Papers - Basic Grey, Blitzen collection

Spectrum Noirs, Copics
Core-dinations cardstock
docrafts Me to You embossing folder
LOTV Sentiment
Flower charm, pearls The Ribbon Girl
Neenah White Cardstock
Tim Holtz Tattered Florals die

Monday 8 July 2013

Introducing new DT members and Inspiration Monday 8th July

A warm welcome to our new design team members who have some great inspiration for you here:

Katie Stringer

Supplies used:
Linen card stock
Party Paws paper
Martha Stewart Fans of  Flourish deep edge punch
Charm- The Ribbon Girl

Supplies used:
American Crafts card stock
Pebbles 'Sunny Side' Paper Pack
Bee Brad K & CO
Metal 'Be Happy' charm Hampton Art
Flowers Cheery Lynn Dies

Joan Macdonald

Supplies used:
Digi Stamp by Lacy Sunshine Molly Fishing coloured with Copics & Pro Markers.
Pale green linen card stock.
Backing paper from stash.
Cut out shapes from stash
Fish charm from Stash.
Papermania spotted die cut
Congrats die cut by Marianne designs
Leaves from stash - blue flower hand made
Crochet flower made by a friend. 



Blank White Card made into a Z-shaped card
Free Papers from magazine
Metal Corners
WOC Flowers
MS Border Punch
X-Cut Square Scalloped Die
Pearl Brad
MB Pippa Butterfly Die
Craftwork Card Sentiment

Kelly - Pink Crafty Devil 

Lacy Sunshine Stamps - Eleanor and Hummingbird 

A4 Cream Linen Card
Backing Paper
Three Yellow Brads
Three Pink Flowers
Metal Flower Charm
Spellbinder A2 Curved Borders
Crafters Companion Embossing Folder -Patchwork
Spellbinders Resplendent Rectangles

Kelly L


A4 White, Yellow and Pink Card
"Celebrate" Metal Brad from stash
3 Purple Gems
Digi Stamp from Lacey Sunshine Stamps "Eleanor and Hummingbird"
Backing papers a free download from here
 Coloured with Magenta, Antique Rose, Pumpkin, Tulip Yellow, Buttercup, Denim Blue, Cocoa, Walnut,  Forest, Meadow, Lime Green Promarkers,

Monday 1 July 2013

Challenge 13 sponsored by Lacy Sunshine Stamps

Welcome to July and a new challenge, but first the winner from last month:

Chosen by the winner of Gina's Designs chipboard shapes is:

Please send an email to craftybn @ (without the spaces) to claim your prize within the next 14 days.

and our top 3 are

Well done girls, please feel free to grab our top 3 badge down below on the right

Now on to this month's challenge which is kindly sponsored by the very talented Heather at Lacy Sunshine Stamps

Lacy Sunshine  offers  beautiful original and imaginative  digital stamps  for all your papercrafting needs.  All images from Lacy Sunshine are  hand  drawn and designed by  myself, Heather Valentin, a professional artist, muralist and  illustrator  and my dad, professional artist, G.P.

"I am one  who loves creating timeless pieces from my heart and  soul, creating an extraordinary world filled with magic and whimsical friends.... one drawing at a time.  Come  journey with me now into my  world of pur imagination". 

Thank you for taking the time to visit. Enjoy your stay!

Heather is offering a whopping $20 gift certificate as a prize

The theme this month is 

Metal Magic 

just add something metal (or something that appears to be metal) to your card

Here is some inspiration from our talented design team:  


Card Supplies:
8x8" Craftwork card card blank
Design Papers - Basic Grey, Origins collection
WRMK eyelets


Card Supplies:
White linen and green card from the Papermill Direct
various dies - XCut, Marrianne, Spellbinders
Embossing folder free with magazine
 Eyelets and charm from stash

Geraldine M

Spectrum Noirs, Copics
Papers: docrafts Vintage Notes
Kraft card
Sentiment: LOTV
Fish Charm, ribbon - The Ribbon Girl
Die Cuts: Marianne Designs, Sizzix Framelits, Spellbinders scalloped circles


Promarker pens, Distress inks
Wild Rose studio papers
Stampin Up card
Spellbinder Die decorative label 22
woodware daisy punch
Papermainia brads, charm & flower candi from stash
Creative expression bakers twine


Image: Lizabeth- Wild Daisies Digi Set
Paper and flowers from stash
Rainbow Mirror card
Spellbinders and Nellie Snellen dies


Image: Emily Spring Blossom Flowers Digi Set
Papermania card and brad, 
Papermania and Sweet memories paper, 
Anita's outline stickers, ribbon and candi from stash

Finally we would like to say congratulations and a warm welcome to

Joan Macdonald
Kelly Ledder
 Marlene Atkinson
Kelly Dawkins
Katie Stringer
 Michelle Petersen

+ one other who is still on hols and hasn't got the news yet :)

our new design Team members

Tune in on the 8th July to see what these lovely ladies have in store for you.