Friday, 19 January 2018

Newton Nook's Newton's Naptime in Pink


Newton's Nook Newton's Naptaime stamp.  Get it here.  Coloured with distress inks, crayola markers, and watercolour pencil crayons.  Silver embossed sentiment and hearts.


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Saturday, 6 January 2018

High Hopes Moose Stamp


The image is from High Hopes (aweome Canadian company) coloured with Pro-Markers on a distres bkg.  The sentiment and stars are Neat and Tangled.

The stamp is new. ... and oh, so cute! 



Shine Bright Fun


Enjoyed making this card.  The image is from High Hopes (coloured with Pro-Markers) and the sentiment, stars and stencil are from Neat and Tangled.  I coloured the stars and sentiment over with GelWriter gel pen.  The beads are from my Mom (she bought them at the dollar store).

The beads and image are new. 



Snow




I used 2 Newton Nook sets and distress ink for the background.  The cat is coloured with crayola markers mixed with water.  The striped stamp is SSS.



Monday, 1 January 2018

Lawn Fawn Food Challenge



Watercolor Lawn Fawn card for someone special.




Books and Movie List (Updated)

Here is a list of good movies and books that I will be updating:
Home Fires - based off a book of true stories
Poldark
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler - based on a true story
It Happened on 5th Avenue - classic black and whiteAnzac Girls - true Australian storyThe Bridge - HallmarkBroadcasting Christmas - Hallmark with Melissa Joan HartCoat of Many Colors - true Dolly Parton storyA Cowgirl's StorySpellbound - excellent Hitchcock filmThe Dick Van Dyke ShowArt of the Heist - real art heistsHard Times - DickensDoctor Thorne - Jillian Fellows (LOVE this one!!)As Time Goes by - BBC Comedy  The Scarlet and the Black - Gregory PeckSing - animated 2017Come in Spinner - AustralianThe Reckoning - Beverly LewisLove & Friendship
Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales
An Old-fashioned Thanksgiving
Have Yourself A Goofy Little ChristmasThicker Than Water
Mickey's Once Upon A ChristmasRemember the TitansWreck-it RalphFather Knows BestPlease Don't Eat the Daisies - Doris DayDo not disturb - Doris Day The SaintRear Window - HitchcockWoman in Gold The Man Who Knew Too Much - HitchcockCedar Cove - Hallmark TV show filmed in Vancouver, BCPaper Planes - another Australian must see for the familyQueen of Katwe - based on a true Africa storyThe Shop Around the CornerBabar, the Movie - good family funJurassic ParkJurassic World
Growing Pains
Jurassic World
The Peanuts Movie
It's A Wonderful Life
The Three Musketeers - Disney
PaddingtonLittle Lord Fauntleroy
Murder, She WroteMonarch on the Glen - Scottish BBC
The Hundred-foot Journey
Dolphin Tale 1 and 2
Bride Wars - good mostly clean chick flick
Royal Upstairs Downstairs - A Glimpse Into the World of Stately Homes and CastlesPetticoat JunctionThe Strauss FamilyThe Man in the Grey Flannel SuitThe Railway ChildrenRamona and BeezusThe Parent Trap new and old versionsRosemary & Thyme - excellent BBC TV show Swiss Family RobinsonThe Lady VanishesFamily MattersCadfaelNew Tricks37 DaysNumber 10Goodnight Mister TomTooth FairyMiddlemarchThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective AgencyYes, MinisterThe First ChurchillsThe House of EliottThe Barchester ChroniclesThe Shop Around the CornerUnder the Greenwood TreeBramwellThe BuccaneersOur Mutual FriendThe Nanny DiariesThe PallisersBerkeley SquareWives and DaughtersVictoria Slum House (BBC reality show based on a real slum experience)Lark Rise to Candleford - BBC (a bit slow)





Books worth noting:
Children's Books:
~A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen ~The Sixth Grade Nickname Game by Gordon Korman
Youth Books:~Alex & Eliza - A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz~Something in Between by Melissa de la Cruz~Prisoners in the Palace by Michaela MacColl  ~Promise the Night by Michaela MacColl  
Fiction:~Waves of Mercy by Lynn Austin~Belgravia by Jullian Fellows 
Non-Fiction:~The Mystery of Princess Louise by Lucinda Hawksley~FabergĂ©'s Eggs - One Man's Masterpieces and the End of An Empire by Tony Faber~The Romanov Sisters - The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra By Rappaport, Helen~Street Craft by Riikka Kuittinen  ~Finding Betty Crocker by Susan Marks
Home Decor, Art and Sewing:
~Pool Idea Book by Lee Anne White~Quick & Easy Curb Appeal

~Studio Spaces
~Sarah Style by Sarah  Richardson
~At home Sarah Style by Sarah  Richardson
~Elements of Style - An Encyclopedia of Domestic Architectural Detail ~The Tunic Bible by Sarah Gunn~The Art of Spray Paint by Lori Zimmer

Friday, 8 December 2017

Jolly Holidays


I discovered some get well foamies in my stash so I made this card.  The sentiment is from Lawn Fawn and the ink is from Distress ink pads and markers.  There is also a little GelWriter gel pen in there.  I designed the road myself.



I think this is my best Christmas card so far.  The stamps are from three Lawn Fawn sets.  The "jolly" is from my Cameo.  I used the negative space to put down embossing powder and heat set it with gold embossing powder on top.  I coloured the seal with Crayola markers and added stickles for detail on the snowflakes.  Hope you have a jolly holiday!  :)  



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Christmas Card Day


I made this card for the Lawn Fawnatics challenge.  All the stamps and pattered paper are from Lawn Fawn.  I photographed this in direct sunlight (because that is all there was).. I'll try and take another photo without shadows but its the holiday season and I am busy and behind...


Thursday, 30 November 2017

Rejoice Bear Card


Made with Neat and Tangle's Origami Map (lower sentiment) and their Better Together (the bear) stamp sets plus Sugar Pea's Easter Blessings set set (Rejoice!).  The patterned paper is from an old 12x12 paper pack.  I stamped each bear in VersaMark and then covered it with clear embossing powder.  I coloured in the bears using Distress Markers and Crayola Markers and then added water droplets and water marks behind the bears.  After this was dry I added more detail with my Prismacolor Pencil Crayons.  Lastly, I added some gems and Frosted Lace Stickles.