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Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Sepia & Don't Be Square ;0)

Hi Crafty Bloggers

How are we all ? I have had a lovely lazy day today ....had fun crafting ....
always love colouring a new stamp  !! I have chosen Summer Wedding Tilda and tried the Sepia effect using walnut stain distress ink and brushed corduory ...and a touch of pink as I just love the vintage look with one colour . I have only tried it a couple of times so still practicing..


I have cut the shapes from the cricut using Maja Summer Basics Paper. I have tucked lots of cheesecloth behind her for texture.  The papers have been embossed randomly with Stampendous white embossing powder. I made a frame around her using strips of card that I embossed and used vintage brads which I embossed too ! Had fun with the heat gun lol



I saw ribbons hanging like this in blogland somewhere by a talented crafter and thought what a cool idea !  The little Kaisercraft letter stickers spell out beautiful  .


I cut the hearts in three sizes on the cricut then embossed them and layered them. I have surrounded them with these tiny roses.



I hope you like my creation ..I would like to enter into the following super challenges ;-



Thank you for visiting and I hope your having a lovely start to the week ;0)

Crafty Hugs

Kirsty-Anne ;0) xxx




Saturday, 22 June 2013

The Sketchy Challenges #50 Hilde & Petra's Sketch

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

How are we all ? ..Are you having a super weekend ?...
It's time for a super new Challenge at
Hilda & Petra have designed this beauty to play with ..!! 
There is a super prize so why not pop on over and see all the different DT creations ;0)


I have chosen Sweat Pea Tilda coloured with distress ink markers and pads ! I made a frame and the shaped card using the cricut. I then added some crackle paint around the edges.The papers are from Maja design Summer Basics which I bought from Live & Love Crafts as with the pretty lace around the card and beautiful fairy charm which has been frantaged with shabby white. I have used some ribbon from the ribbon girl stamped with Magnolia Birthday text stamp which was embossed with white powder


Oh my this new Butterfly die from Magnolia
 is so pretty when cut with designer papers and frantaged !! 


I have also added these pretty pink flowers from the Ribbon Girl !


I hope you are inspired to join us nothing like a great sketch to get the mojo going !!
I would like to enter my creation into the following super challenges ;-




Thank you for visiting today
sending lots of Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xxxxx



Sunday, 16 June 2013

Totally Tilda #74 Inspired by a song

Hi crafty bloggers

How are we all ? 
It's time for a super new challenge at Totally Tilda ..
We would like to see your creations inspired with a song ! 
So much fun I just love my music and so many songs to choose from !! 
We have a super prize too

                  Pretty Little Ribbon Shop 



There is lots of super inspiration over on the blog so why not pop on over ,,,the girls have chosen some fantastic songs ...a real trip down memory lane !!
There is also a DT call  to join the best Magnolia DT team on the planet !!! 
It really is a wonderful place to be so what have you got to loose !

Here is my DT creation for the Challenge...




I have used Tilda with pocket and coloured her with distress ink markers in this lovely wild honey colour to match the center of these gorgeous daisies. Just had to frantage around her with some Shabby White !. 
I have cut the base shapes with the cricut and then torn the edges with my scissors and then painted them with a touch of gesso and added a sprinkle of stardust fine glitter.



I have used Maja Design Summer Basics Papers and the beautiful scroll die sent to me from my super bloggy friend. The beautiful daisies and ribbon are from the ribbon girl !. I just adore the touch of bling with the butterfly charm .

Here is my inspiration Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders !! Blast from the past !! 
Wonder what Tilda is buying with her pennies in her pocket ??? lol



I would like to enter my creation into the following super challenges ;-




I was working extra this weekend in a park in Glasgow guarding 3500 bananas lol
 for a marathon the next day.....and I spotted these wild daises what a coincidence they are on this card
 so I took a picture to share with you all  :)
They are huge !! and so pretty !



Thank you for stopping by my wee blog
Lots of Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xxxx



Monday, 10 June 2013

Super Cool Tilda.... Totally Tilda DT Call

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

I have been so chuffed to be part of the Totally Tilda Design Team and it's time to reapply .
 There is a DT call so why not enter ..you just never know ..
I never imagined I would be part of such a super team !! 
It really is a fantastic place to be....
 the owner Susie is just so organised and thoughtful and makes it so much fun to be part of  ;0)

The Theme is Your Interpretation of Summer . I thought of making a fan to cool me down ...and used Waterlily Tilda as she is splashing around in the sea to cool her down !!. Just love going to the seaside on a hot Summer's day just relaxing on the beach and watching the world go by !! 


I have used papermill card which I have folded concertina style and then folded in half. I have used beautiful beaded trim on the bottom and the holder is made up of lots of floral peaky tab dies stuck together to make it a strong handle !!. I have added pretty little roses,pins,fan charm and ribbon bow. The metal flower I have popped a beautiful blue brad from doodlebug which was from a lovely bloggy friend ;0). 


I used distress ink markers to colour this cutie and matted her onto some Maja Summer Basics Paper. The Magnolia cloud die I have placed on a little pocket envelope underneath with a surprise tag underneath to write a sentiment on.

I hope you like my creation and are all having a super week ...I am working extra this week roll on next Monday lol so I can get crafting ...

Good Luck if you are applying too ..Sending Lots of Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xxxx


Saturday, 8 June 2013

The Sketchy Challenges #49 Kylie's Sketch

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

Hope you are all enjoying the weekend !! It's time for some inspiration from the 
with a fun sketch designed by Kylie ...so many cool layers !!!




There are lots of lovely creations from the design team and a super prize so why not pop on over and get all the details !!!

Here is my DT creation





I have used a super stamp from Stampin Bella from the Uptown Girls collection called Pippa loves to plant.I have used distress inks and markers to colour her. I have used this beautiful beaded lace to frame her.



I have used Maja Spring basics for the panels and matted them on Chocolate papermill card where I have  coated the edges with a paintbrush using gesso and then before it dries I have sprinkled lots of stardust dry glitter. 


I have used these pretty wooden butterflies with a touch of yellow sugar glitter. I topped them with these beautiful die cut butterflies that my super bloggy friend sent me and also these  beautiful swirls/scrolls . I have lightly sponged them with distress ink too .

The weather here has been so warm ..it's been great even Mr Kiefe has been sunbathing on the front steps !! Here he is with my dogs teddy lol .. he pinched it when no one was looking.......you think... awwww..... he is cudding it ..he is actually attacking it lol as it has canine smell on it ewwwww ;0)


Sorry no links to the products used today any questions just ask xx

Thank you for visiting today 
Lots Of Crafty Hugs
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx




Sunday, 2 June 2013

Totally Tilda Challenge #73 Going Postal ;0)

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

How are you all? Are you having a lovely Sunday ...?
I am here to tell you of the super new Challenge at TOTALLY TILDA
It's called GOING POSTAL
How much fun is that ..you can use themed papers .stamps
 anything to do with the mail ....
Why not pop on over and take a look at all the girls gorgeous creations !!?

We have a super prize too from 

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I have made a letter box  so that I can keep all the bills tidy lol. I just made it up using some papermill card. I have chosen my most coloured Tilda to date...far to cute ..Tilda with pocket..with distress ink markers and pads. 


It's just wide enough for the letters and has two sections. For the challenge I have made her for the postcard inside which I have carried on using these beautiful Pion vintage garden papers and cut outs of stamps to go with the Magnolia Postal stamps. I have cut some postcards too from the papers and a prima wooden envelope with tiny flower.


I had so much fun decorating it and adding all these fun embellishments which are listed below the post ;0)

I hope you will join us in all the fun and show off your super creations
 on our facebook page too !

I would like to enter my Vintage Letter Box into the following super challenges ;-




Thank you so much for visiting today 
sending lots of craft hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xxx