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Friday, 13 July 2012

Lavender and Lace

Made this card for the latest challenge on the 'Anything Goes Challenge Blog'

Used Spellbinders M-Bossabilities folder - 'Simplicity' on pearlised card for the background.....

Nellie Snellen Heart Diecut
Sixxix Big Dies Roses
... and paper lace, ribbon and candy brads to finish off.

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Me to You Card

...another entrant for the 'Sweet Treats' challenge on Crafters Reunited.

Made entirely from the Me to You 'All Occassions' CD

Used the split frame technique for the main image.

Saturday, 7 July 2012

Two More Cupcake Cards

Both of these cards were made for the July 'Inspirational Challenge' on the Crafters Reunited forum.

....the 1st one is pretty straight forward!

...the second one took a little more effort!...it's a 'Circle Flip Up Book'

...here's a link to the tutorial I followed.....

Mrs Cupcake

...made for a 'forum friend's' birthday

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Roses Shelf Card

Playing around with some graphics...and came up with this shelf card!

Used Gina Jane Johnson's 'Cottage Roses' graphics mainly ....with spotty background paper from 'Forever Friends' CD

A touch of gold glamour dust and birthday peeloff to finish off!

Sunday, 24 June 2012

Birthday Card

Made this one for forum friend's birthday....hopefully she has now received it!

Main image is a combination of :-

Sugarplums Cherry Emma
Tree stump by Angie Whalley
Bird from How to Draw(Drago Art.com)

...all coloured with Copics

Roses made with Sixxix Big Dies and 6 petal template.

Friday, 8 June 2012

My Favourite Things

Card made for the 'June Inspirational Challenge' on Crafters Reunited.

Spec is 'OUR FAVOURITE THINGS'...and so I have incorporated all of my favs here...Roses.....Ribbon.... Lace and Pearls!

Used Marianne Creatables diecut doily as backing and card marked on scoreboard.

Sunday, 3 June 2012

No Cherries

This card has been made for the 'I for Ice Cream' challenge on the Alphabet Challenge Blog

Digi image from Designs on Cloud 9....coloured with Copics

Cherries from Clker.com and background paper from Forever Friends CD.

Thursday, 31 May 2012

Son's Birthday Card

Made this for my son Neil .......whose 35th birthday is on the 7th June.......he was born on the Queen's Silver Jubilee day!

He has a bit of a penchant for redheads...thus the Kenny K digi image of Harley Ryder had to be coloured appropriately with Copics!

Motorbike image is a copy of the new bike he got on Saturday......bike and chick are decoupaged.

Background can be found on the La Pashe 'Big One' CD.

Hope he likes it???

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

3 Colour Combo

Made this for the 'Pretty Palette # 62' challenge over at My Time Made Easy....see below

Digi image (can be found on my other blog..Marjie's Malarkies) coloured with Copics ...then decoupaged.

Background papers from Forever Friends CD and also Cuttlebug embossed.

Monday, 28 May 2012

An arm & leg

Made for a friend's birthday.
Used Laurie Furnell graphics...slightly altered for obvious reason ......then decoupaged....diamond stickles added to the fly's wings and glossy accents to frogs eyes to make them bulge.

Entering this into Dream Valley Challenge# 33...'Humour'

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Jubilee Joy

Compiled this one for the latest challenge over at Papertake Weekly......'True Colours'.

Main image is a digi stamp from Sassy Studio Designs......coloured with Copics....then decoupaged.

Background is created from photo of Buckingham Palace given a sketched effect in PSP.....and the soldiers are from my Bobby collection found here......http://marjiesmalarkies.blogspot.co.uk/

..the sentry boxes I digitally created.

Greeting is from a freebie found here....http://pinkpetticoat.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/free-diamond-jubilee-party-pack.html

...just altered the text to suit.

Sunday, 20 May 2012


Found this digi stamp at thepapershelter.com and couldn't resist making another card for the B&W film challenge on Crafters Reunited.

Image coloured with Copics...then decoupaged

Background paper from Forever Friends CD..... tinted grey....diamond stickles added to some stars.

Admission tickets computer generated.

Thursday, 17 May 2012

Bouquets of Joy

Image from a colouring book and coloured with Copics and backed with a Nellie Snellen diecut....... ( digi image can be found here on my other blog.....http://marjiesmalarkies.blogspot.co.uk/2010_02_01_archive.html)

Backing papers from Daisie & Dandelion CD.

Entering this in the following challenges:

Divas by Design - We Are Tickled Pink
Papertake Weekly - In The Garden

Wednesday, 9 May 2012


Another...and final card for the Crafters Reunited challenge.

Image is from colouring book.

Backgrounds from clipart programme and PC generated.

Red, White & Blue

Very topical at the moment.

Digi image (which can be found on my other blog......http://marjiesmalarkies.blogspot.co.uk/2010_02_01_archive.html ....)is coloured with Copics

Background papers from stash and scanned air mail envelope.

Circular greetings stamp made in GCF and wavy lines in festisite.com.

Ticket is computer generated and roses made with Sixxix diecut.

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Frolicsome Fairy

I just love this digi image.....makes me smile every time I look at it........image is a 'freebie' from here .....

I've coloured with Copics and added diamond stickles to the wings to make them sparkle!
Backing papers are printed from 'Forever Friends' and 'Daisie & Dandelion' CDs.
Flowers from 'Fred She Said'

Entering this into :

LEJ Designs Challenge 2 - Things With Wings

Crafty Calendar Challenge - Things With Wings

Saturday, 5 May 2012

Singing in the Rain

Another card for the latest Crafters Reunited challenge. Image is from Carolee Jones' Great to be a Kid set...have decoupaged it....then added stickles glitter to raindrops. Background made in PSP. Also entering this into 'Divas by Design' monochromatic challenge. ...and Lily Pad 'Rainy Day' challenge.

Thursday, 3 May 2012

My Fair Lady

Made for a challenge on Crafters Reunited. ...Digi image from Sassy Studio Designs and coloured with copics.....backed with a Nellie Snellen diecut. ...Background from MCS 'Flourishes' cd and Swiss dots Cuttlebug folder. ...flowers and greetings are computer generated...... and ribbon run through the printer to obtain striped effect.

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

New Home Card

Decoupaged caterpillar and flower images from Laurie Furnell's 'Birds of a Feather' set...mushroom adapted from 'Fairy flutters' by Carolee Jones. Background paper courtesy of 'Forever Friends' cd. Entering this into the Sarah Hurley challenge....'Take me Home' ...and LEJ Designs (a new challenge blog)....'Anything Goes'

Monday, 16 April 2012

Telescoping Card

Various diecuts used on this one...Sixxix rose...Marianne Creatables for doily and flower...Nestie leaves.....and Nellie Snellen frames.
Butterfly image from Gina Jane Johnson's 'Butterfly Song' graphics.
Have made this as a 'reverse' telescoping card due to the 3D rose on the largest circle.

Entering this into :
Sarah Hurley 'Circles' challenge
OSCC 'Three Circles' challenge.

Saturday, 7 April 2012

Puppy Love

Used a new set of Laurie Furnell graphics I've just bought...'PUPPY LOVE'

...main image decoupaged.....
used Nellie Snellen die for main image....
and Marianne Creatables for flowers and flourish.

Entering this in the 'Pastel & Diecuts' challenge on OSCC.

Monday, 2 April 2012


A simple Easter card made using Cheryl Seslar's 'Tiny Tweets' image ....decoupaged.....background papers computer generated.
....entering this in the following :
Sarah Hurley Challenge
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge
One Stop Craft Challenge

Friday, 16 March 2012

Me to You and Rose

Made for my grandchildren to give to Mum...she's an ardent 'TATTY TED' fan!

.....and similar style for my Mum

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Purple Plaid Teddy

Made for a crafting buddy....Main image from Gina Jane's 'Bears all Year' and decoupaged....background paper from stash.......cuttlebugged panel......Nelly Snellen diecut for greeting!

Spring White

....flower created with Sizzix diecut ..... flower background from Nellie Snellen die.........butterfly created with Spellbinders diecut.
Panel made with cuttlebug embossing folder...pearls and butterfly body coloured with Copic pens to match ribbon.