Friday, 14 May 2021

Stamping Bella Mochi Party Girl

Hi Lovelies...

It's Bellarific Friday - and this week I've used another of the gorgeous Mochi Girls - this one is Mochi Party Girl (for obvious reasons!)

I chose to colour and shade around the image rather than fussy cut her this time - I love how she's using the table to lean on with her wine and a cocktail in her hands!

Card Info:
Die - Lawn Fawn Stitched Borders
Paper - Scrap from Stash
Colouring - Copics
Skin - E000/01/11 R20
Hair - E25/27/29
Dress - R81/83/85
Wine - R56
Glasses - B60
Lemon Y13
Cocktail - YG00/YR21

Hope you like my make today and that you'll pop over to the Stamping Bella blog to see more inspiration from the lovely Babes.  You can also share and chat about anything Bella related on the Sistahood Facebook Page - we do love seeing your creations!

Happy crafting...

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Rachelle Anne Miller Treasure Island

Hi There..

Oooh there's exciting things happening at Rachelle Anne Miller Designs... there's four new digital images to be released on Thursday - yay!!  Today I've used one of them - this is Treasure Island!  These two have found a chest full of treasure that they're digging into.... lucky them!

I had fun colouring the image then matted and layered it onto some patterned paper then onto the card panel.

Card Info:
Die - MFT Stitched Rectangles
Paper - MFT Sweet Celebration
Colouring - Copics
Boy - E000/01/11 R20, E55/57, B91/93/95/97
Girl - E000/01/11 R20, E42/43, R81/83, R24/27
Books - E81/84, W0/1/3, T1/3/4
Trunk - E55/57
Gold Y17/38
Shading B000/0000, W0/1

Hope you like my card today as much as I enjoyed making it.  There are three other amazing images in the release... but you'll have to wait until Thursday to be able to order them... so get your shopping list ready!  But until then, you can see more sneak peeks using the new images from the lovely Design Team by popping over the Facebook Page here.

Big Hugs and Happy Crafting...

Monday, 10 May 2021

Rainbow Heart

Hi Lovelies...

Today my card has no colouring whatsoever!  And, I've used up lots of scraps too... so I'm really happy!  I saw a card by @ardythpr1 on Instagram a few weeks back and wanted to create something similar - this is my take on her card.  A big thank you to Ardyth for the inspiration. 

I cut rainbow coloured strips and adhered them to paper in rainbow order - then used an MFT Heart Die to cut half of the heart from the strips, keeping the negative part.  As the mirror image part is not the bit that's cut out, I cut another half heart from more strips - but making sure I'd turned the strips the other way up to get the colours in reverse order.  I then adhered both to a white card panel with 3D foam pads.

I used a sentiment from the Clearly Besotted Feeling Sentimental stamp set and then added a small gem in the heart to finish.  

Hope you like my CAS make!

Happy Crafting...

Friday, 7 May 2021

All Dressed Up Digital Stamps Country Bike Ride

Hi Again..

Yes I'm back for the second time today with another DT card - this time it's for All Dressed Up - as there are four fabulous new images for May - I've used the fabulous Country Bike Ride.

Now this is a first for me - I decided to try to create a scene behind the image to show where she's cycling.  I tried to create a hedge and the road - oh and the sky of course - I loved doing it but know I need more practice - though I was relatively happy with how it turned out.  

Card Info:
Dies - MFT Stitched Square, Lawn Fawn Tiny Clouds
Paper - MFT Tiny Dotty
Colouring - Copics
Skin - E000/01/11 R20, Hair - E42/42/43, Top RV10/52/32, 
Trousers - B21/23, Bike - RV32/34, Dog - E55/57, 
Road - W0/1/2/3/5, Hedge - YG05/G05/YG11, 
Sky - B000/0000/01

I wish I was young enough to go on a bike ride like this... I used to love cycling along when I was young - but last time I tried to balance on a bike a few years back, I'd lost the knack!!  But imagine, having the sun shining on us and the wind in our hair - and probably a picnic (not a dog) in the basket!

Happy Crafting...

Stamping Bella Mochi Donut Girl

Hi Lovelies..

Well it's Stamp of the Month time at Stamping Bella - and this time it's the gorgeous Mochi Donut Girl - you can get this image with 50% discount throughout May!

I coloured and fussy cut the image, then created a background by using a striped stencil with Distress Oxide Kitsch Flamingo blended through, then I added little hearts to the stripes with a pink Copic pen.  I'd love wallpaper like that! I then adhered stamped the sentiment, before adhering the coloured image with foam pads.

Card Info:
Stencil - Pretty Pink Posh Wide Stripes
Die - MFT Stitched Rectangle
Colouring - Copics
Hair - E41/42/43/44
Skin - E000/01
Donuts - RV00/52/63/55, YR20/21 Y23, E25/29, E30/31/33, BV31 T0/1
Shading - T0/1/3

Hope you like my make today and that you'll pop over to the Stamping Bella Blog for more inspiration from the Babes.  Don't forget to share all things Bella related to the Sistahood Facebook Page too!


Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Whimsie Doodles Ladybug Day

Hi Lovelies

The card I'm sharing today I made for my daughter and soon-to-be son-in-law - who have just moved into a new apartment in London.  I chose to use this fun image from Whimsie Doodles - I don't think they're trading any more, but I used to be on their Design Team so this digi image was in my stash.

Card Info:
Image - Whimsie Doodles Ladybug Day
Sentiment - done on PC
Dies - MFT Wonky Stitched Rectangles, MFT Grassy Fields
Stampin Up Punch for Sentiment
Colouring - Copics
House - YG91/93/95 E57/984 R24 YR14
Ladybugs - R24/27/46 C5/7/9
Clouds N0/1 
Flowers - R24 Y38
Shading - B01/000/0000

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

Happy Crafting...

Saturday, 1 May 2021

All Dressed Up Beret Girl

Hi Lovelies...

Today, I'm sharing my card for the new challenge over at the All Dressed Up Facebook Page - this time the theme is


I've used the gorgeous Beret Girl for my card.... coloured and fussy cut, then adhered to a Distress Oxide sponged panel - using Stormy Sky.  I then added a sentiment alongside.. some sequins, and it was done!

Card Info:
Sentiment - Avery Elle Everyday Circle Tags
Die - MFT Stitched Rectangles
Colouring - Copics
Skin - E000/01/11 R20
Hair - E41/43
Blues - B91/93/95/97
Pinks RV10/11
Shading - T0/1/3

Hope you like my make today.  You can join in the challenge fun if you pop over to the All Dressed Up Facebook page HERE.

Happy Crafting..

Friday, 30 April 2021

Stamping Bella Hello Dandy Lion

Hi there...

For my Bellarific Friday card this time, I've used one of the fabulous new Dandy Lion images - this one is Hello Dandy Lion... he's popping in to say hello! 

I coloured the image with my Copics, then shaded around with Prismacolor Pencils.  I do like the effect the blended pencils give.

Card Info:
Paper - Sunny Studio Designs Surprise Party
Colouring - Copics
Lion - E30/31/33/35/39
Mane - G00/BG10/B000/V000/RV10/Y0000

I added a touch of white gel pen, and lots of glitter.  I really wish the glitter would show on photographs!

Hope you like my make today and that as always, you'll pop over to the Sistahood Facebook Page or the Stamping Bella Blog for more inspiration.

Happy Crafting...

Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Pretty Pink Posh Let's Party

Hi Lovelies..

Today I'm sharing a couple of cards I made using the Pretty Pink Posh Let's Party Stamp Set.

Firstly, I coloured the images - then chose some coloured cardstock - one in pink for a lady's card and one in blue for my brother - whose birthday it was! I used a circular stitched die so I could pop the coloured image behind the circle..  then also cut a circle from gold mirri card to put between the coloured card and the image - it just shows as an edge, hopefully giving it a classy look. I added a sentiment, also using the gold mirri for a matted layer.

Card Info:
Image - Pretty Pink Posh Let's Party
Die - Lil' Inkers Stiched Circle
Colouring - Copics
RV's for the gifts and E31/33 for the cake

Gifts - YG17, B21/23/24/26
Balloons - R24/27 Y17/38, B24/26
Cake E31/33

Hope you like my cards today - I had fun making them!

Happy Crafting...

Friday, 23 April 2021

Stamping Bella Sammy is Sweet

Hi Lovelies

Time for another Bellarific Friday - and this time we have a colour inspiration photo to use...

They are fabulous colours to use - really fresh - almost ice-cream/candy colours!  I chose to use one of my favourite Tiny Townies - this is Sammy is Sweet - and she's holding her sweeties close in case anybody else wants them!

I created a distress oxide blended panel panel for alongside the coloured image - and added a tiny strip of gold mirri card for added shine!

Card Info:
Die - MFT Stitched Scallop Borders
Distress Oxides - Picked Raspberry, Squeezed Lemonade and Mustard Seed
Colouring - Copics
Dress, Cake and Parcel - RV52/63/55 YR20/21 Y32/23
Skin - E000/01/11 R20
Hair - E08/18
Grass - YG05/17
Shading - T0/1//2/3
White Gel Pen

I hope you like my make today and that you'll pop over to the Stamping Bella Blog for more colourful inspiration from the lovely Babes.  You can also check out the Sistahood Facebook Page to share and chat all things Bella related.

Have a good weekend all and Happy Crafting...

Monday, 19 April 2021

Rachelle Anne Miller Friendship Mouse

Hi Lovely Bloggers

Today I'm sharing my card using the fabulous Rachelle Anne Miller Art Friendship Mouse digital image..  it's soooo darn cute!

I printed the image out twice - colouring one panel, then fussy cutting the coloured flower out of the second image, so I could adhere it with 3D foam pads - giving the flower lots of depth.  I gave the flower centre and the puddle some glitter to make them sparkle!

I cut the image with a circle die, then used a fancy circle frame diecut to 3D around the image - again giving depth.  All this was adhered to some pink dotty paper, creating a square card.

Card Info:
Die - Sunny Studio Designs Fancy Frames Circles
Paper - MFT
Colouring - Copics
Mouse - T0/1/2/3
Snail - W0/1/3
Flower - R81/83/85 YR21/23/24 YG17
Puddle - B60/63
Ladybird - R24/27 C7/9
Shading - B0000/000/01
Grass - Prismacolor Pencils

I thought you may like to see a photo from another angle so you can see how the petals sit up from the image... 

Happy Crafting Everyone...


Friday, 16 April 2021

Hi There...

It's Bellarific Friday - they come around so quickly in this Covid world..  and today we're showcasing other images from the Stamp of the Month range..  which this time is Edgar and Molly.

I've used the Vintage Balloon Set - this little girlie with her kite really reminds me of a time (when I was 50!!), and we were flying kites on the beach.  I'd just managed to fly mine really well and was backing along the sand - not looking where I was going - when THUD I fell flat out - I'd tripped over a rock (that I hadn't seen - obviously), and fell like a log (as my family said) - but hey... I kept the kite up in the air!  They were all laughing their socks off - and I must admit, even I was giggling!  Lesson learned is that 50 year old kite flyers NEED to look where they're going!

I coloured and fussy cut the image - before creating a Distress Ink background using a hexagon stencil.  Then I adhered the images to the panel, joining the kite with the girl using a fine Copic liner.

Card Info:
Stencil - Taylored Expressions Hexagon
Distress Inks - Tumbled Glass and Twisted Citron
Colouring - Copics
Skin - E000/01/11 R20
Hair - E51/53/55
Dress and shoes - R81/83/85
Kite - RV52 G00

Hope you like my make today and that you'll pop over to the Stamping Bella Blog to see more inspiration from the lovely Bella Babes.

Happy Crafting...

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Rachelle Anne Miller Guinea Friends

Hi There...

There's a wonderful new release today at Rachelle Anne Miller Digital Stamps...  and I'm sharing one of the fab new images that are due out today!

This one is called Guinea Friends - and this little pair are happily playing with their cute Guinea Pigs in the garden.

I coloured the image with Copics, then blended some pencil shading around the characters using my Prismacolors to give the depth.  I also used my pencils for the grass. I then split the sentiment that comes with the image by cropping each individual word, before lining them up alongside the friends.  I did that in Photoshop Elements - it's easy to do with digital images - if you'd like to know more, just let me know.

Card Info:
Dies - MFT Stitched Rectangles, Lawn Fawn Fancy Scalloped Rectangles
Paper - MFT
Colouring - Copics
Skin - E000/01/11 R20
Hair - Girl - E50/51/53/55/57
Hair - Boy - C5/7/9
Dress and Leggings - R81/83/85/89
Boy's Top - BG32/49
Trousers - B21/23/24
Guinea Pigs - C2/5 E31/33 T01/3
Rock - N0/1/3/5

Hope you like my make today.  You can see more of the new images by visiting the Facebook Page, or Rachelle's Instagram Page - you'll find her at @rachelleannemillerart - you'll love what you see, I promise!

Big hugs

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Clearly Besotted Shoot for the Stars

Hi Lovelies...

I've been playing with one of the new April release stamp sets from Clearly Besotted - this is one of the images from Shoot for the Stars..  such a cute little image to colour up - and I used a fab encouragement sentiment which comes with a few in the same set.

I used Distress Inks to blend the background - then splattered with white and gold paints.  While that was drying, I coloured and fussy cut the image, along with a couple of stars, also included.  I adhered the images to the background with 3D foam pads, before adding the sentiment.  I then used fun foam to adhere the panel to the card base.

Card Info:
Image and Sentiment - Clearly Besotted Shoot for the Stars
Die - MFT Stitched Rectangles
Distress Inks - Salty Ocean, Chipped Sapphire and Seedless Preserves
Colouring - Copics
Rabbit - T0/1/2/3/5
Stars Y15/17/38 YR23
Rainbow - R24/27, YR04/18, YG05/17, BG05
White and Gold Paint

I thought you may like to see the glitter so I took a short video...

Hope you like my make today...

Happy Crafting..