Monday 24 October 2022

Kay is posting a card for The Flower Challenge #73 Use a Sentiment

A very rare situation but I hav a friend who is new to participating  in card challenges.
She does no have a blog, Instagram, Flickr or any other form of social media. As I had
enjoined her to try participating in  the challenge, she went and made a card then came the linking.

I had assumed  so wrongly that she had some type of social media other than a private facebook
page I decided that I would post her card here for this challenge then if she decides to continue on I will help with setting up somewhere for her to post from.

This is Kay's card and I have her written description

Not a stamp but cut out with adhesive vinyl on my ScanNCut and then adhered to Multi media Paper. Then colored with Kaszazz Alcohol Ink Markers - the only ones I have. Background is an embossing folder. Sentiment is stamped and embossed with embossing powder and then using heat tool. Thanks for entering it in the Flower Challenge.

Thank you

Saturday 15 October 2022

Reminder The Flower Challenge #73 Add a Sentiment & our 6th Birthday


Now dont forget everyone its our 6th Birthday and we have lots and lots of
prizes available. Winners are grinners. All those floral cards out there, just add a sentiment,
post to 'The Flower Challenge' and your in with a chance.

My card

Yes I have coloured another of Emily's images they just call our to me. Sadly this is
the last in this set unless I use the watercolour panels and I am still procrastinating over those.

As you can see I have coloured with Copics my favourite colour in the pinks
RV11 R83 R85 R87. White centres with my white gel pen. Leaves YG05 YG25 and YG69

Sentiment is another I have done with the Hot Foil system.Love how it turned out.

Now its time to go check out what the rest of the Design Team has been up to
then go make a card, join us.

Crafty hugs


Wednesday 5 October 2022

CASE me a Christmas card With Michelle Lupton


 Today its my turn to join with my friend Michelle Lupton in her CASE me a Christmas Card 
series - a Christmas tradition that I look forward to every year. 
This has been an ongoing tradition with Michelle and she has the most amazing guests! 
Over 40 this year.

The idea is that each of us picks a card from the other's blog to CASE (copy and share 
everything) and turn it into a Christmas Card. 

For my cards, I chose to use a Big and Bold Stamp from Colorado Stamps.

Here are the things I incorporated from Michelle's card  which you will see here:

White Heat embossed image. Michelle did mandala where I went with the Christmas Bauble
Blended inks - I went with colours in the same range, one in pinks the other in blues
I added shimmer the same as Michelle with flicks from a brush.
I added a few gems like Michelle
I also heat embossed on black but I went with Silver Embossing rather than white.
A Birthday card - now two Christmas cards.

Here is the link to Michelle's beautiful mandala card- shared with permission here. Michelle often does 
videos as well as posting to Instagram tablecloth.  

Now this is a two way process, so today she picked one of my cards to CASE.

See Michelle's card HERE where she CASEd ME 

Thanks so much for visiting.
Crafty hugs


The FlowerChallenge #73 Add a Sentiment and our Sixth Birthday

It's also our 6th Birthday too, ...the years fly by so fast don't they! Do join in and help us celebrate 6 amazing years of seeing all your fabulous cards in our gallery. 

We have lots of PRIZES for our lucky winners this month too, you can go see the prizes at The Flower Challenge Blog. They will all be allocated on a random bases. As usual we will choose one person to be our overall winner but all winners will get prizes.

So this month we would like to see you 'Use a Sentiment'  on your cards, as well as the usual FLOWERS of course too. If in any doubt see the examples made by our talented Design Team below!

Please note that you can find us on facebook and also Instagram too. Our Instagram page is @theflowerchallenge2...remember the 2 at the end ;) All links in sidebar!

For our Guest Designer this month we are welcoming back the fabulous Emily Midgett. Emily is also giving us some of her fabulous colouring sets as prize too. Do check out her blog/Instagram if you have a minute as she makes such fabulous cards. If any of you follow me here or on Instagram (huh_what_pardon) you know one of my favourite groups of flowers I love to colour are Emily's. 

Now without further ado here is my card

And if you follow me you know this is another of Emily's beautiful flower panels.
Coloured my favourite colour on the day, blue, copics. I decided to add the panel to
a yellow card base and love the contrast.
Finished off with a 'Happy Birthday' hot foil and die cut.

Okay so now it's time to go see what the rest of the Design Team have been up to.
Join us this month, its our birthday and we have some fantastic prizes available.
Click on the link here and dont forget to check out Emily's account as well, if you love colouring both copic and watercolour this is the place to go.

Crafty Hugs