Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Quick and easy

Hey there campers

Simple card made with a card blank from cheap shop, dark pink holographic line peel off from stash, silver card candi, sentiments from craftwork cards, silver peel offs from stash, circular matts for sntimants cut using a 2" punch, dark pink paper from lidl!

Cheap but definitely cheerful

Friday, 16 September 2011

i can do more than cut and stick.....

hey there campers

i rarely disembark from my comfort zone

but here goes

square aperture card
inner green backing from stash
topper from selection of pearlised scraps from sharon duncan
main green backing paper (flourish stamp from 3birds set, stamped using forest green zig art and graphic, then coloured over with olive green zig art and graphic)
sentiment from stash

laters gators

whiter shade of lilac

hey there campers

i'm getting into this challenge lark :)

this is card is for the polkadoodles 'white out' challenge

square white card blank from stash
lilac ribbon from stash
sentiment from craftwork cards (polkadoodles site)
matts edged with a purple metallic crayola marker
button from stash
large purple butterfly from easi-fold scoreboard and cut out coloured with purple zig art and graphic pen
small butterfly from a punch coloured again with crayola marker

laters gators

Thursday, 15 September 2011

A busy card for a busy 8 yr old

A4 blue card blank
Backing papers from stash
Scalloped square 8x8 from stash
Little boats cut from a backing paper printed from a free cd
Character printed from sundae of season polkadoodles cd rom and coloured with zig art and graphics
Compasses printed from joanna sheen atc cdrom
Kite also from sundae of seasons
Peel offs coloured blue from stash
Puffy bird stickers from poundland
My nephew loves busy cards with lots of element so i do what i'm told

Laters campers

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Monday, 12 September 2011

One coffee streusdal cake

Serves 8
100g melted butter and extra for greasing
275g plain flour
1tbsp baking powder
75g caster sugar
150ml milk
2 eggs
2tbsp instant coffee mixed with a bit of water
Topping _ 75g sr flour
75g brown sugar
2tbsp butter diced
Mixed spice to taste

Grease and line a cake tin i use a largish one!
Sieve together the baking powder and plain flour and stir in the caster sugar
Whisk the milk, eggs, melted butter and coffee together and pour onto the dry mix then pour into the tin
To make the topping mix the sr flour and brown sugar rub in the butter to make breadcrumbs (my fave bit) put in the mixed spice (i put in about a dessert spoon but you may want less) then sprinkle evenly over the top of the cake
Bake in a preheated oven 190c
/ 375f or gas mark 5 for about an hour then when you can serve immediatly or add some icing sugar

I love baking!

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Zig art and graphic pens sepia

I've not really made a card in ages but got so excited about my new art and graphic muted set arriving i've printed out loads of stampie images to play with this is an image printed from polkadoodles double sprinkle of kraft cd rom its actually my favourite image ever! It looks good in sepia and sorta looks like my sister hence the hair colour and skin tone choices my sister is the only auburn haired lovely i've ever known with olive skin tone!

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

butterflies and leopards

hey there campers

its my favourite aunts and my cousins birthday this week so though not much mojo at all at the moment i have made them cards

1st off my cousins card

the card blank has 2 circular apertures i got this from the local cheap shop, as were the ribbon, buttons and silver matt
the sentiment was from a free cd
the gems from polkadoodles mag and  the flower embellishment was printed from the sundae of season polkadoodles cd rom
the butterfly paper was made from a creative expression embossing folder through my texture boutique then coloured with a dark purple from the pastel selection of zig art and graphic pens

2nd my aunts card 

simple 5x5 card blank
leopard print card from cheap shop
gold matt from cheap shop
black peel offs from hobbycraft
gold corner peel offs from hobbycraft
brown ribbon from polkadoodles mag

now to make bunting......

first attempts

hey there campers

i bought some little jewelley kits today from my local discount shop for £1.25 each

here are are my first attempts from just the one kit!

i'm entering this into the craftyboots anything goes challenge

thank you

Saturday, 3 September 2011

No card today

This post is just a catch up!

After a convo with mum i am putting xmas card stationary sets, room bunting and birthday cards in a box in the shop at the college where she is a department head!

Also been commissioned to make some bunting for her spare room, halloween, and christmas and some decorations for my nephews birthday, halloween and christmas!

I'm goimg to be a busy girl over the next few weeks especially as i will be starting college in a fortnight :)

Laters gators