Sunday, June 29, 2014

Colour me Happy!


Sadly not much crafting from me lately but I did manage to grab a little me time late last night once my boys were in bed. 

I thought I would join in the fun colouring competition over at Kit and Clowder's facebook page.

This gorgeous image is from  The East Wind
and I have coloured her using my Copic Markers in the following colours:

Skin: E000, E00, E11, E21, B60 and R20
Hair: E30, E31, E33, E35, E37 and E39
Eyes: B91, B93, B95 and Y08 over the top
Lips and her top: RV10, RV11, RV13, RV14 and RV17

The weather has finally started to improve here in Tropical Far North Queensland and my boys are on school holidays so that means more time out and about doing fun things and less crafting time.
But, I do hope to pop around to visit as many of you as I can this week to see what you have all been up to.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Michelle :o)

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Repurposed Tag

Hi, welcome back.

I'm back again with my third make for the Stamp Set Challenge I have set for myself. 

See my side bar for the challenge details. I would love it if you would join in.

I was out shopping for clothes for my boys last week and one of the t-shirts I bought had this tag attached and I thought it was too good to go in the bin so I decided to repurpose it for the challenge.

I decided to go with a masculine theme this time 

Sentiment from the current stamp set I am working on 
 Bring On The Cake - Stampin' Up! papers are also from Stampin' Up!


I'm so glad you stopped by today and I do hope that you will join in with this fun little challenge. I would love to come visit you and see what you have pulled from your stash and created with this week.

Michelle :o)

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Pretty in Pink


Well this is a turn up for the books, two cards in as many days!

I am enjoying this challenge I have set for myself to dust off my stamp sets and start creating.

The idea is that I will randomly pick a stamp set off my shelf and create five different cards with it before moving on to another stamp set.

I have opened this Stamp Set Challenge to all of you and you are more than welcome to link up your creations in my side bar so that I and others can come visit you. There are no real rules other than to try to get in to the spirit using those unused stamp sets and papers etc that you have been hoarding. You can even use digis if you want, cause I know we all have a heap of those saved on our computers that we haven't given the love that they deserve.

I am up to card #2 for the first stamp set off my shelf  - Bring on the Cake.

It is a great little sentiment set but I felt I wanted to add an image to my card this time so out came another set called Flower Fancy from Stampin' Up!

I even used up some old Stampin' Up! DSP from my stash called Candy Lane. I think this DSP is from way back in 2010!

Sentiment is from Stampin' Up! set - Bring on the Cake

and the flower image is from the Stampin' Up! set -  Flower Fancy

Image is coloured with the following Copics

R11, R46, YG91

I'm so glad you stopped by today and I do hope that you will join in with this fun little challenge. I would love to come visit you and see what you have pulled from your stash and created with this week.

Michelle :o)

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Stamp Set Challenge #1 - Bring On The Cake

Hi there!

Been a while since my last post (again) as life has been so busy. Nothing out of the ordinary just typical life of juggling family, work, school etc.....

I found a little time this week to do some crafting.At first I was a little lost with no real inspiration so I just stood there and stared at my craft stash wondering what I could create.

While I searched through my stamp collection I thought about how many sets there were that hadn't seen any ink in a long time. There were also quite a few that had never been inked AT ALL!

I decided to set myself a challenge to use each set and create five different cards from it before moving on to another set.

I closed my eyes and reached for the first set I would work with which turned out to be...

Bring On The Cake - Stampin' Up!

Just so happens that this is one of those sets that has never been used.

As much as this is a great sentiments set it wasn't bombarding me with inspiration so I decided I would google it and see what ideas I could get from there.

Finally, some inspiration from Heike's blog
where she had made a Lego card that I thought would be perfect for my son's birthday.

Here is my recreation of Heike's card.

I used assorted off cuts of Stampin' Up! cardstock and the small studs on the lego bricks were made using the 1/2" circle punch.

I coloured the sentiment with Copics.

In an effort to keep my craft space (which is very limited) in order I thought it might be a good idea to create a folder with all my stamps sets in it for easy reference .

So here starts the challenge to myself

Create 5 different cards with each of my stamps sets.

If you would like to join in this little challenge please add your blog to the link up in my side bar so that I can come visit you too.

Thank you for stopping by today.

Michelle :o)