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Friday, 30 August 2013

Buttons at La-La-Land crafts

Hi guys, back again for inspiration Friday at
this week is to use buttons, now as you know it's not something I use a lot of and when I do they are hard to find lol. but they are still there he he,

The two buttons I've used are on the top right a pearl button on my tag and the glass effect one in my flowers at the bottom left, hopefully the twine bows give them away too lol,
Heart key Marci is coloured with my distress re-inkers then fussy cut out, shaped slightly and layered onto my card using pin flair glue,

I've kept the colours soft this time, she has a hint of stickles on the  hearts on her  key,

Recipe
Heart key Marci with sentiments @ LA_LA_LAND CRAFTS
String of hearts border die @ LA_LA_LAND CRAFTS
Distress re-inkers
skin - tea dye/ tattered rose
hair - Antique linen
Dress /hairband/ shoes - Victorian velvet
Key - weathered wood
Magnolia -vintage summer roses paper
Flowers - WOC and other
Post card stamp - LOTV
Magnolia heart tag die
Kaiser craft script stamp
Glamour dust
Stickles
Melissa Frances- reproduction vintage glass buttons @ MCH
Memory Box Precious hearts die @ MCH
Shabby Pink frantage @ MCH
Melissa Frances -attic treasures cream pearls @ MCH
Doobadoo - leaves
Button Ribbon - stash

challenges
Bunny Zoes crafts - Bingo - buttons/ sparkle/ gems or pearls

Have a look at the rest of the DT'S awesome creations,
happy crafting,
hugs Liz xx

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Happy Holidays

Hi guys Im, back today with a card I've made using some fabby new Noor dies and an adorable new Lili of the Valley stamp too,

The main shape is a go Kreate die and the fabby papers are from the Noor  Happy Holidays paper pad,
The adorable image is coloured with my distress re-inkers as is the background too,
closer view of LOTV - Santa
closer view of  Doobadoo paper cut leaves


Items used
Noor design- Happy Holidays paper pad - 6011/0026
Noor design- Happy Holiday tag - 6002/2017
Noor design - Doily die 6002/0147
Noor design - snowflake border die - 6002/2021
Clear bingo stamps - 6410/0029
Doobadoo - Paper cut  leaves,
Doobadoo - star paper cut,
LOTV - Santa stamp
LOTV - sentiment stamps
charm/ twine/ stash
shabby white frantage - @ MCH
Glamour dust
Distress re-inkers
distress inks
Snow tex

back tomorrow ,
PS: remember I have the snowflake border die on my blog as a mini candy,
happy crafting,
hugs Liz xx




Tuesday, 27 August 2013

You are my sunshine

Hi guys, hope you've had a lovely Bank Holiday weekend or a lovely weekend if it's not been Bank Holiday where you are, the weather has been gorgeous here,
over at deep Ocean this time the challenge theme is
you are my sunshine, 
well I couldn't resist doing this card for it lol


The gorgeous stamp is an older Lili of the valley called wedding couple, so love this stamp, I've coloured it using my distress re-inkers then cut it out and layered it using pin flair glue, I've used a hint of stickles in her hair band too,
The sentiment is also from LOTV,
Closer view,

Recipe
LOTV - Wedding couple
LOTV - sentiment
Marianne clock die
Distress re-inkers
Scalloped border die - LLLC
Shabby white frantage @ MCH 
Prima pad- romance novel
Spellbinders D-lites - Gazebo

We are kindly being sponsored by the fabby
Thank you Mary,
Hope to see you there soon,
Hugs Liz xx

Happy Birthday Tegan

Hi guys, it's Tegan's 2nd Birthday today, she had a little party yesterday and the weather was gorgeous for her, her mum and dad did a lovely BBQ and she enjoyed opening her pressies and playing with the box lol
warning loads of pictures!!!
This is her card, I couldn't resist using this adorable Mo Manning image (no one can Ever fill your shoes) for her as she's a right girlie girl and loves walking round with her handbags, mobile phone and trying on your shoes, I have decoupaged the image after colouring with my copics as Tegan loves feeling the effect of the raised surfaces as she's always asking to stroke my 3D cotton reel I posted a few weeks ago lol,
The Butterfly  another love of Tegan's is by prima lifetime collection  from My crafty Heart and the impression obsession hearts dies have had some stickles treatment too,

this is Tegans version lol


Can't get anything done for phone calls lol

having fun opening her pressies,
So excited when she put the shape back in the correct place he he,

oh the joys, playing with the box lol

Challenges
Mo's digital challenge - Birthdays

it looks like it may be another beautiful day here today too,
back later with my DT card for Deep Ocean,
hugs Liz xx
ps: remember I have candy top of my blog

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Taking a Dip

Hi guys, back  today for Totally Tilda's latest challenge which is
Tilda at the seaside or BBQ
I chose at the seaside,

The weather here has been gorgeous a couple of days and maybe she would have got to the beach lol,
Tilda on the beach is coloured with my distress re-inkers and I have attempted the sea and the sky too, she looks a little on a squiff I don't know why because on the card she looks fine, so no I'd not had a nice glass of wine first lol,

The shape is a Go Kreate die and the paper is Magnolia, the postcard stamp is by Lili of the valley and the gorgeous die at the bottom is of course by Noor 6002/0147 I didn't add any more colour this time I just embossed the detail,
starfish are from Hobby Craft, 
I've used hints of crackle paint here and there too,

Recipe
Magnolia - Tilda on the beach
Post card - LOTV
Doo Hickey - Bloomy tag
Flowers/ Prima Serenade blue  @ MCH
Berries - Magnolia
Ranger -  distress crackle paint
Ivory Jute mesh Ribbon - The Ribbon Girl
Noor die 6002/0147
Doily/ Lace trim / stash
Distress re-inkers
Distress ink pad - Tea Dye

We are being sponsored by the fabby


Thanks again Nikki,
hopefully I will catch up with you all later, I just don't know where the days are going lately lol
hugs liz

The ribbon girl - girly card

ps remember I have candy, see the top of my blog xx


Friday, 23 August 2013

Back to school at LA-LA LAND CRAFTS

Hi guys, it's time for inspiration Friday again at LA-LA LAND CRAFTS and this week the theme is back to school,

As you can see I've used Back pack Marci and coloured her with my copics then cut her out and layered her onto my tag shaped card,
The papers were from an old Basic grey pad I found lurking in a draw that fit the theme perfectly lol,
the clock is a Marianne die and I've added some letter from Noor design to finish it off,
The border dies are also from LA-LA LAND CRAFTS links below,
 I also made the back pack adapted from a template by Mary Arima on Splitcoast stampers, it was such fun to do lol,
again I've used the string of hearts border die from LA-LA LAND CRAFTS  and also used some DUTCH DOOBADOO laser cut paper buttons, these I have coloured with distress ink to match in with the colours used and added a little twine,
The fabby charms are from MY CRAFTY HEART
Here I've again used the Noor Design letter to write her name lol

Side view of my back pack which opens on the top and the front section too,
Front view again,

Recipe
Back pack Marci @ LA- LA LAND CRAFTS
String of hearts border die @ LA-LA LAND CRAFTS
Scalloped border die @ LA-LA LAND CRAFTS
NOOR design letters 6002/0140
dutch Doobadoo - laser cut buttons
Basic Grey - Oxford papers
Charms @ MCH
Marianne clock die
Tim Holtz - Idea-ology game spinners
ribbon, pencils - stash
copics
Skin - E000, E00, E11, E21, R11, R20
Hair - E21, E25, E27, E29
Blues - B000, B00, B02, B05
Back pack - YR20, YR21, YG03, YG23
Apple - R17, R27, R46
Leaf - G94, YG63

Challenges
Simon Says stamp - Back to school

Happy crafting
hugs Liz xx

Sunday, 18 August 2013

Midweek Tilda's Wedding for Totally Tilda DT

Hi guys, I'm back today with the midweek for Totally Tilda, as you know it's Tilda's Wedding this time and for this week I've had a change from a card and made a hanger,
I'm also combining this with my crafty heart DT

I have used some gorgeous hearts that I got from Ann Marie designs at a craft fair I went to a few months ago,

Delightful Tilda is coloured with my distress re-inkers and then cut out, she has glitter on her dress but you can't make that out too clearly,
the beautiful paper is by Prima and is from the Tea Thyme pad,
I distressed the edges with vintage photo distress ink,
 I used ribbon at the back to hold them all together but at the front for added detail I cut two lots of the Memory Box Precious hearts, glued them together for strength then added frantage on top, all links below,
pearls are by Hero Arts, flowers from the ribbon girl,Wild orchid crafts and stash
the bell charm I covered lightly with  crackle paint,
Here I've used a Tim Holtz film strip and too finish it off added a gorgeous Tim Holtz Idea-ology bauble,
Main picture again

Recipe
Magnolia - Delightful Tilda
Prima - Tea Thyme paper pad 
Memory Box - Precious Hearts @ MCH
Sm pearls - Hero Arts @ MCH
Bells Charm 
Frantage - shabby pink @ MCH
Tim Holtz - Idea-ology Baubles @ MCH
TH- film strip
Marianne charm
Deco art - Glamour dust
Flowers - TRG and WOC
pink ribbon - stash

We are sponsored this time by the fabby
Sir Stampalot

challenges
Magnolia down under - inspirational picture
Marvelous Magnolia - anything goes
Live and love crafts - warm or cool colours
7 Kids - Anything with an optional vintage twist
Crafts and me - anything goes


Happy crafting,
hugs Liz xx

Friday, 16 August 2013

Blue and green at La-La Land crafts

Hi guys, back again this week for our Inspiration Friday challenge at 
this time it's to use blue and green,
As you can see I've coloured Wheelbarrow Marci with my distress re-inkers, I've run out of my favourite water colour paper so have used another, not so happy with it so it's off to the shop to order some more of the good one lol,
I love the use of corrugated card but had none so i used some plain cardstock, used my machine that makes mock ripples and added a little gesso on the top lol,

Papers are Magnolia and Pion I think, the LLLC heart banner I edged with vintage photo,

Recipe
Wheelbarrow Marci @ La-La Land Crafts
Scallop border die @ La-La Land Crafts
Heart banner die @ La-La Land Crafts
Distress ink
Skin Tea dye/ tattered rose,
Hair - Antique Linen
 Hat/ shirt - Peeled paint,
Dungarees - Stormy sky,
Background - Pumice stone
Edges - Vintage photo
Memory Box -  Arboscello tree,
Tim Holtz Idea-ology -  pen nibs
Doo Hickey - Bloomy ftag die
Doo Hickey - fence die
Butterflies from paper
Gesso
Flowers - LOTV



Thursday, 15 August 2013

All wrapped up

Hi guys, can you believe I've done a Christmas card again, yes and this time for fun lol
I know I mean I need to lie down and take my temperature!!!!
for a change yes that's me I've used my distress re-inkers and used a lovely Lili of the Valley image called all wrapped up,

As you know I'm now on the Noor DT and have used the gorgeous winter wishes large snowflake die and added some frantage on the top too,

The delicate so gorgeous Dutch Doobadoo laser cut lamp post is coloured slightly with distress inks then I've given that the frantage treatment too, I have also done the same with the star shaped laser shape at the top of my card, sorry it's not on this picture lol,


I've used glamour dust for her muff and bobbles, she also has Snowtex at her feet,

Recipe
LOTV - All wrapped up
LOTV - Postcard
 LOTV - Doily
Lace - LOTV
Flowers - LOTV, Magnolia, Kort and Gort
Noor winter wishes snow flake border die - 6002/0251
Dutch Doobadoo - lampost and star shape laser cut
shabby white frantage @ MCH
Magnolia - paper
Go Kreate die
Distress re-inkers
Snowtex
bobble trim stash

Challenges
LOTV - Make it festive
The Hobby House - Christmas

Well that's all for now,
Sorry I've not been round much,  just had one of those weeks!!!!!!!!!!
hugs Liz xx

ps: remember I have the snowflake border die as a mini candy on my blog, see top post


Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Remember if you can't be good, look adorable

Hi guys, over at Deep Ocean this time we have a fab challenge for you odd shapes,
anything but square!
well I hope mine counts as it's a pocket with a tag! lol
Warning a few piccies!!
I am also combining this for  my Crafty Heart DT creation too,

I've made my tag pocket using some gorgeous papers from the Prima Lyric pad, the gorgeous Saturated Canary Thank you stamp by the mega talented Krista is from Teresa at My Craft Heart, and I have coloured her and decoupaged her,

Again I've used those beautiful butterflies that I just can't stop using lol,
Arty view of layers
This is the tag using a gorgeous stamp from my stash by crafty impressions, I thought it went so well with her, I have left a space for a little message above and below the sentiment too, the paper is again from the same Lyric Pad, the gorgeous Tim Holtz Bauble is from Teresa at my crafty heart, links below
Front view again,

Recipe
Prima Lyric paper pad @ MCH ( sorry currently out of stock)
Saturated Canary Thank you stamp @ MCH
Prima Lyric Roses  @ MCH
Impression Obsession Butterflies dies @ MCH
Memory Box -Elegant scrollwork die @ MCH
Hero Arts - small pearls @ MCH
Melissa Frances - Resin petite frames Embellishment @ MCH
Tim Holtz Idea-ology Baubles @ MCH
copics
Doo Hickey border die
pin flair glue
distress ink - Tea Dye

Catch you soon,
Hugs Liz xx

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Tilda's wedding

Hi guys, over at Totally Tilda the theme this time is
Tilda's wedding, 
how lovely is that, just think all the gorgeous Tilda's out there for a wedding and the beautiful embellishments you can use too (sigh)lol


I decided to make an easel style card this time, my image is coloured with my distress re-inkers and markers  as is the background,
the paper is by Pion and I've used a Memory box tree die with some gorgeous delicate sequins added from Teresa at my Crafty Heart,
Can you see I've used those butterflies again too, so love these! all links below,
A little aged ivory and shabby pink frantage is on there too lol,
the flowers are from WOC and other,

WE are being sponsored by the fabby Sir Stampalot this challenge

Thank you

Recipe
Magnolia - wedding collection bridal couple 1
Pion papers
Nesties, circle and scalloped circle
D Inks and markers
LOTV - sentiment stamp
Memory Box - Arboscello tree
Shaaby pink frantage @ MCH
aged ivory frantage @ MCH
Impression Obsession - butterflies dies @ MCH
Hero arts small pearls @ MCH
MeiFlowers sequins @ MCH
Deco art glamour dust
Lace/ doily stash
Doo hickey tag die
Doo Hickey heart flourish die
heart - Live and love crafts

Hope you will join us in the fun,
hugs Liz xx

Ps:  remember I have a little candy at the top of my blog xx