Friday, 15 October 2021

Stamping Bella Curvy Girl Boy Mom

Hi Lovelies...

Today I'm sharing my card for Bellarific Friday - and as the Stamp of the Month is a Curvy Girl, I'm using this fabulous Curvy Girl Boy Mom for my card

I coloured and fussy cut the image, then used a scrap of patterned paper for a panel on my card.  I stamped and die cut the sentiment too.

Card Info:
Die - MFT Stitched Rectangles
Paper - MFT Graph
Colouring - Copics
Hair - E41/43/43
Skin - E000/11 R01/R20
Top - B91/93/95
Leggings - RV91/93/95
Hair - YR04/18
Skin - as above
Top - G20/21
Jeans - B91/95/97/99
Flower RV95/91

Hope you like my make today and that you'll pop over to the Stamping Bella Blog for more inspiration.  You can also join in the Sistahood Facebook page where we love seeing all your creations and chatting all things Bella related.

Big Crafting Hugs

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

Rachelle Anne Miller Snowman's Gift

Hi Lovelies...

It's nearly time for the fabulous October release from Rachelle Anne Miller and we have some sneak peeks to share - I've used this gorgeous Snowman's Gift on my card today - the release is due on Thursday 14th so not long to wait!

I have a real weakness for snowmen.... and this has to be up there with one of my very favourite images.  He didn't take much colouring - but then I got out my Prismacolor Pencils to do some shading around the image - making the snowman and little bird really pop!

Card Info:
Sentiment - Mama Elephant Mixed Holiday Greetings
Die - MFT Stitched Rectangles 
Colouring - Copics and Prismacolor Pencils
Snowman - BV31
Hat and Scarf - B24/26 R24
Bird - coloured with pencils
Shading - Prismacolor Pencils
White Gel Pen 

Hope you like my card today as much as I enjoyed making it!

Happy Crafting....

Monday, 11 October 2021

MFT Nativity Silhouette

Hi Lovelies...

Today I'm sharing a card I made with the fabulous new Nativity Silhouette from MFT - it dropped through my letter box on Friday and I made a card straight away!

I diecut the set in black - then created a Distress Oxide blended panel.  I then splattered the panel with white to create the starry background, die-cutting the star from the set in white and adding that together with the other parts of the set.

I used a older sentiment from Paper Smooches - heat embossing it in white - and it was done - hope you like!

Card Info:
MFT Nativity Silhouette Die
Distress Oxides: Mustard Seed, Carved Pumpkin, Abandoned Coral, 
Dusty Concorde and Seedless Preserves

Happy Crafting...

Friday, 8 October 2021

Stamping Bella Curvy Girl Loves Coffee

Hi Lovelies..

As it's Bellarific Friday time again, I'm sharing a card for Stamping Bella using this gorgeous Curvy Girl Loves Coffee...  she's so sweet!  And the sentiment that comes with the image is perfect for me this week.... do you ever have a week where one thing after another goes wrong??  Well that's me this week!  I had a lovely coffee with a good friend this morning and feel a whole lot better for it!

I stamped and coloured the image, using the matching die (no longer available), but it could be easily fussy cut.

Card Info:
Die - MFT Stitched Rectangle
Colouring - Copics
Hair - E23/25
Skin - E000/11 R01/20
Nightshirt - R24/27/46 E57 YR20 and White Gel Pen
Socks and Clock - W0/1/2
Coffee Cup - E23

I used some kraft card to create the torn part of the panel...  then adhered the image with 3D foam pads.

Hope you like my make today and that you'll join in the fun over at the Facebook Sistahood page.  You can also find more inspiration on the Stamping Bella Blog.

Big hugs

Thursday, 7 October 2021

All Dressed Up Witches Hat

Hi Peeps...

It's new release time at All Dressed Up - I've used the fabulous Witches Hat for my card.  I decided to keep it simple - just letting the image take centre stage!  This is obviously a perfect image for Halloween!

I coloured and shaded around the image, then used a pretty rectangle die from Waffle Flower.  Then I used 3D foam pads to raise it from the purple panel below.

Card Info:
Die - Waffle Flower
Colouring - Copics and a Promarker
Skin - E000/11 E01 R20
Hair - C3/5
Hat and Top - Promarker Plum, V15
Toadstools R24/27 E43
Leaves - YG93, E23
Bat and Spider - T1/3/5
White Gel Pen

Hope you like my make today..

Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, 6 October 2021

Stamping Bella Brett and Brenda Get Married

Hey Peeps...

Today I'm sharing a special card I made for my youngest daughter for her wedding day...  lots of love went into the card and I know she appreciated it.

I used an older Stamping Bella stamp - this one is called Brett and Brenda Get Married... and I had to alter the groom slightly, as her now husband has a man bun!!  It was easy to add with a Copic fine liner pen.  But otherwise, I personalised it with their hair colours and his suit etc.  I've attached a little photo below of the couple on their big day!

I stamped, coloured and fussy cut the image, then created a background using a stencil and some glimmer paste - sprinkling with glitter while the paste was still wet.  I then used a Congratulations word die, to cut three of the word - adhering them together to create depth.

I finished the card by adding it to a larger panel of pink - as this was one of the 'wedding colours'.

Card Info:
Dies - Congratulations - (no make on it!) MFT Stitched Rectangles
Stencil - Small Stars - Rainbow Designs
Colouring - Copics

I hope you like my card as much as I enjoyed making it..

Happy Crafting...

Friday, 1 October 2021

All Dressed Up Magical Day

Hi Again Lovelies...

I'm back with my second Halloween card of the day (well it IS October!)  This time, it's my DT card for the All Dressed Up October challenge - the theme this time is 


I've used the fabulous Magical Day for my card - firstly colouring and fussy-cutting the image, then creating a Distress Ink background.  I adhered the image with 3D foam pads, then added a tiny BOO using Tim Holtz diecut letters.

Card Info:
Sentiment - Tim Holtz Alphabet Diecut letters
Stars - Mama Elephant Confetti Die
Distress Inks - Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, 
Hickory Smoke and Black Soot
Colouring - Copics
Skin - E000/01 R01/20
Hat - C5/7/9
Hair - N1/3
Wings BV31/01
Dress - Promarker Plum, V15
Pumpkin YR04/18/27
Cat - N1/2/3/4
Tights YG05 V15
Ribbon YG04/17
White Gel Pen

Hope you like my Halloween make - you can find more inspiration on the All Dressed Up Facebook Page - then we look forward to seeing you join in the fun!

Happy Crafting...

Stamping Bella Curvy Girl Loves Halloween

Hi Peeps...

I'm back after a few days away - it was my daughter's wedding last weekend, so I was busy-busy!

So now it's Bellarific Friday again - and also Stamp of the Month time, which is this gorgeous Curvy Girl Loves Halloween.  I coloured and fussy cut her, before creating a background firstly blending Distress Inks through a rectangle stencil, then stencilling clouds over that.  I added stars with a white gel pen.

Card Info:
Die - MFT Stitched Rectangles
Stencils - Taylored Expressions Rectangles, MFT Mini Clouds
Colouring - Copics
Hair - N5/7/9 Ribbon YG05
Skin - E000/01/11 R01/20
Dress - Promarker Plum, V15/06 YG05
Pumpkin - YR04/18/27
Shoes - YG05
Distress Inks - Shaded Lilac, Dusty Concord and Wilted Violet
White Gel Pen

Don't forget, you can get this Stamp of the Month for half price throughout October - and it's such a perfect image to use for Halloween!

Happy Crafting...

Monday, 27 September 2021

Rachelle Anne Miller Snail Friend

Hi All....

Today, I'm sharing my card using another of the fabulous September images from Rachelle Anne Miller Designs.  This is Snail Friend - and was so lovely to colour.  Digital images are good to use, as they can be resized to suit your card size - or even for tags too!

I coloured the image then did some matting and layering with matching papers, adding a couple of little diecut clouds.  I then created a sentiment using some tiny alphabet stamps.  

Card Info:
Sentiment - Hero Arts Tiny Alphabet
Dies - Tonic Studios Scalloped Square, Lawn Fawn Simple Puffy Cloud Frames
Colouring - Copics
Flower - Y15/17/38 YR24/27 E01
Snail - W0/1/3/4 R20
Stem YG05/17
Ladybird - R24/46 C7/9
Grass - Prismacolor Pencils
White Gel Pen

If you need any more information on how I created this card, just let me know and I'll do my best to help.

Happy Crafting...

Friday, 17 September 2021

Stamping Bella Bundle Girl at the Pumpkin Patch

Hi Lovelies...

My card for this week's Bellarific Friday at Stamping Bella features the cute little Bundle Girl at the Pumpkin Patch.. carrying the most mahoosive pumpkin I have ever seen!

I coloured the image, then cut a mask of it to use before creating another mask in a wave shape - to use top and bottom so I could blend Distress Inks in between.  Does that sound Irish or does it make sense??  So it's a one layer card!  I then stamped the sentiment in a brown to match the image.

Card Info:
Colouring - Copics
Skin - E000/11 R01/20
Clothes and Hat - E13/15/19
Scarf - YG17 G46
Pumpkins - YR12/21/24/27
Shading W0/1/3
White Gel Pen

AND THEN.....  I decided that while I still had the masks - I could try a bit of splattering - maybe trying to give the impression of leaves falling??  Not sure I achieved that!  I splattered with a light brown and an orange watercolour paints - then some Kuretake Gansai Tambi Gold watercolour - which you can barely see on the photos, but shows up a lot on my trousers where I accidentally splattered!!!! I have a big cardboard box that I use to spray/splatter things inside... but STILL my trousers got it!

So there you go.... with or without splatter!

Hope you like my make today (whichever way!) ..  and that you'll pop over to the Stamping Bella Blog for more inspiration using gorgeous Bundle Girls.  There's also the Facebook Sistahood page where you can chat and share all things Bella related..  we love to see your creations!

Happy Crafting...

Thursday, 16 September 2021

Polkadoodles Winnie Blossoming

Hi Lovelies...

I created a 'just for fun' card to share today - I used the gorgeous Winnie Blossoming from Polkadoodles - colouring and fussy-cutting her before adhering to a Distress Oxide blended panel.

After adding the twine and a little tag, I decided to do a bit of matting and layering with foam pads in between to give the card lots of depth.

Card Info:
Image - Polkadoodles Winnie Blossoming
Dies - Papertrey Ink Tiny Tags, MFT Stitched Rectangles, 
Your Next Stamp Stitched Scalloped Rectangle
Distress Oxides - Spun Sugar, Kitsch Flamingo, Picked Raspberry
Hair - E40/41/42/43
Skin - E000/70 R01/20
Dress - R81/83/85
Flowers - R83/85/89 Y38
Leaves - YG17/05
Bow - G12/20

Hope you like my make today as much as I enjoyed making it!

Happy Crafting...

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Rachelle Anne Miller Rainy Day Friends

Hi There...

Today I'm sharing a DT card I made for the brand new September release by Rachelle Anne Miller - this one is called Rainy Day Friends..

I coloured and fussy cut the image before adhering it to a die-cut panel.  The sentiment is done on the PC and printed onto the panel before I added the image.  

Card Info:
Sentiment - done on PC
Die - Lil' Inkers Stitched Square
Colouring - Copics
Skin - E000/70 R01/20
Girl 1
Hair - E40/41/42/43
Coat and Boots - R81/83
Tights T1/2
Girl 2
Hair E50/51/53/55
Top and Trousers - B01/02 R81/83
Boots T3/5
Umbrella - BG10/11/32/34

Hope you like my make today as much as I enjoyed making it!

Happy Crafting...

Friday, 10 September 2021

Stamping Bella Curvy Girl Loves Autumn

Hi Lovelies...

I can't believe how fast the weeks are going by - it's time for another Bellarific Friday already!

Today I've used one of my favourite Curvy Girls - this is Curvy Girl Loves Autumn... and of course, she had to have autumnal colours and shades - so no pink here!

Card Info:
Paper - Doodlebug Designs Friendly Forest
Colouring - Copics
Hair and Boots - E08/18
Skin - E000 R01/20
Coat - YR12/21/24
Scarf - YR04/18/27
Tights - T1/2/3
Flowers - Y38 Leaves - E55/07
Shading T0/1/2

I decided not to use a sentiment for my card and just let the image speak for itself... I think you can see why it's one of my favourites!

Happy Crafting...

Monday, 6 September 2021

Clearly Besotted Sweet Dreams

Hi Lovelies...

I've been happily colouring up this cutie from the new release at Clearly Besotted... the stamp set was ordered Wednesday night and was in my hand on Friday morning...  stamped and coloured that afternoon, and then popped on cards yesterday!

It's such a sweet set and I know I'll use it for many occasions..  and it was a joy to colour and fussy cut.

Card Info:
Image and Sentiment - Clearly Besotted Sweet Dreams
Die - MFT Jumbo Peekaboo Circle
Stencil - MFT Tiny Clouds Border
Distress Inks - Spun Sugar and Kitsch Flamingo
Colouring - Copics
Moon - Y15/17/38/ YR24
Unicorn - T0/1 RV52/63
Stars - RV52/63
White Gel Pen

Next I decided to change up the colour and shape of the base card.  I still used the scalloped circle frame - adding a curved border die.  I used blue Distress Inks to create the cloudy sky panel behind the circle - after seeing Michelle from The Card Grotto use similar colours.  I did a white splatter over the clouds for stars, then added some white gel pen larger dots for bigger stars!

I can't make up my mind which of the colours I prefer!

Card Info:
Image, Dies, Stencil and Unicorn Colouring as above
MFT Scalloped Stitched Border Die
Distress Inks - Blueprint Sketch and Chipped Sapphire
White Gel Pen

Hope you like my makes today as much as I enjoyed making them.

Happy Crafting...