fredag 17 februari 2017

Anything goes Christmas

Morning and hello! It's time for a new little post from me. I am sorry that it's so quite around here, but for now I am only posting when I feel up to it or have and dt-shows. I don't want to miss out on my dt-creations so I try to make those first hand. If any time left after that I can do what ever I feel like. LoL

This is my first dt-creation for the Winter Wonderland this year. I should have posted one earlier but got really sick and that kind of fell of the wagon. It's a sad challenge as we are paying tribute to our dt-leader and blogowner over at the Winter Wonderland, Eileen who sadly passed away 29th of January. RIP sweet Eileen it was an honor to have you on my design team over at the Paper Shelter, working with you over at Passion for Promarkers and have you as my boss here at the winter wonderland.

To honor Eileen have we decided to have the theme of "Anything Christmas". So show us all that you have when it comes to Christmas creations. You don't even have to think about a subject; just X-mas.

I have used an image that I got from a blogging friend for Christmas and the lovely circle die is also from the lovely Annelie. Who will when she least expect it get a surprise in the mail.😊


The cute image is coloured with my Letraset markers and fussy cut around it to fit it into the lovely wintery die cut. The designer papers are from Maja Design and the cardstock is Basil Vanilla white. The die is cut in white glitter cardstock. The board is cut with a Martha Stewart punch and the letter stickers are from Panduro. I decided to decorate the card with some star shaped wood pieces. A way to honor Eileen who's nick was Star.

Helen Niles foto.
Sponsoring this challenge is Little Claire Designs  with 3 digis for one lucky winner. 

Little Claire Designs is based on the Wirral in the north west of England and is owned and run by Steve and Gill. They sell a range of great stamps, digis, outline stickers, ready to use images, papers and other goodies.

You may well have seen Steve at craft shows up and down the country and most recently you will have seen him on Hochanda for Little Claire's debut show. Steve is back on the TV again on Monday 20 March for two shows!
They also host regular craft classes here on the Wirral - take a look at the website if you fancy a fun day out with good company and lots of card making. The blog is found here.
So that is all from me for today. I wish you a wonderful weekend and make a Christmas card and come joining us honoring Eileens (crafting-)life,

Take care and do what makes you happy!

Love n hugs
Marie

onsdag 8 februari 2017

For a special moment

Morning and hello! I am back again with another dt-creation. It's time for a new challenge over at the Paper Shelter and this weeks theme is set to "For a special moment"- That could be birthday, New Year, Christmas, marriage, new baby etc. It's your pick but be kind and tell us clearly about what the special occasion is for your creation.

I have used one of the newer digi stamps from the Paper Shelter for this challenge and it's called "Best bro ever". I don't know anyone that is pregnant at the moment. Well I do, but they have two girls before so I can't used it for them. But I thought I would try to use more of the newer digis this year and show case them. I am sure I will get this used sooner or later.

It's coloured with my Letraset markers and trias on nennah card. I am not that fond of it and I am trying yet another kind of paper at the moment but I have not managed to figure out how "the wall" is working just yet. My feeling is that the colours lays itself over the paper and doesn't blend that well. But on the other hand do I not think that it does on nennah either. The colours on the wall is also darker so I have to figure out another combo for skin otherwise everyone will look as they have been sun bathing a little too much. But this is still nennah...


I have used a paper pad from Gliz again and also found this on sale. I adore the colours and the fun song sayings that is on some of the dp's. It's a lovely pad and I like the wonderful burned orange and ligth teal and turquoise that the pad comes with. I managed to rip a bit of the dp's when the glue got the hold of the dp a little to early so some heart to cover that part up and the repeat it makes it look like it's just the way it should look. A few dew drops in light blue is the only decoration on the card . I have some space where I can write out a congrats or what will be suitable when the day come to use it but for now I leave it blanc and I don't think it's that hard to figure out that the card is made to send some love for a new parent to be, or for a big brother to be.

As always we have our $30 voucher up for grabs when you play with us. Playing with another brand gives you the chance to win three digis of your choise.

Anyway this is all from me for today. I wish you a wonderful day and now it's time for me to call the vet again and see how the cat is doing.

Take care and do what makes you happy!

Love n hugs
Marie

tisdag 7 februari 2017

I (heart) you

Morning and hello! So sorry that it's so much time in between my postings nowdays. I have to cut down a bit on my crafting time because of my shoulders and back and that keeps me away from my computer as well. But hopefully things will get better when I really get in to my work out that is to make my back more straight and stronger. Go me!

But this week do I have a card made for the Passion for Promarker challenge. Way to go Marie! It was such fun to sit and colour and cut some paper again. I also cut my finger which was not as much fun. Oh well, s... happens. The time of the week is "I heart you" and that means that we want to see some hearts on your creations. Also don't forget to use the Letraset/promarkers on your creation.

I have used a TPS image called Give me a kiss. It's one of the little older TPS images but oh so cute it is. Nice and fun to colour as well. I am also back to my favourite colour combo with red, black and white. I totally adore that combo and I managed to find a few bargins when January started. A paper pad from Gliz that is called "Black and white". It's filled with fabby black and white papers with a dash of red here and there. I should have bought more than two pads. They where only 20 skr each, that will be around two or three $ or so. Perfect pad at a perfect price. LoL


I have used many layers on this card, I even had to remove a few of them as the image didn't fit into the card, but it looks ok anyway. Nice and kind of clean. The only thing extra I added to this card was a die cut heart. I used a die from Lawn Fawn for that. I cut two of them added the black one as a shadow to the red one. It looks fairly ok, and it does work perfect with the image. 

We have a sponsor for this challenge as well and that is Cowling & Wilcox who is offering a Promarker set for one lucky winner. I wish you all the best of luck in the challenge and don't forget to use your promarkers to have a chance of winning!

Now time to call the vet and check on my old cat, his in for "service" as he had a bit of a crash last week and stopped eating and drinking. We was home over the weekend and started to eat again but not enough to be able to stay at home for a longer time. His vet is soon going on a two weeks vacation so she really needs to get him well up on his feets again before she leaves. I don't trust anyone else with him. Keep your fingers crossed for my little sweet heart.

Take care and do what makes you happy!

Love n hugs
Marie

Challenges for this card
TTCRD - Anything goes

onsdag 25 januari 2017

Make it digital - up dated

Morning and hello! Due to illness will my card be late. The worst cold ever has got stuck on my joints and makes things really slow and painful.

Almost a week late but it have been really hard days now. Myself being sick, one of the cat isn't feeling good and I am up feeding him a few times per night and during the weekend even worse news when I found out that a dear blogging friend of mine has passed away.

 RIP Eileen Taylor. You will be missed by many. We have been teamies in many teams Eileen and I. She was a part of the TPS family for many years and I remember that she had 56 follower then. A few more now.  Then have we been teamies over at Passion for Promarkers and she has the last year been the boss lady over the Winter Wonderland Challenges where I also have been working with this fun lady. It was a joy to have you on the TPS team and having you as a blogging friend and teamie over the years. It feels empty with out you around in blogland. Sending hugs to your friends and family. Sleep tight!

Well, I did have my card ready for the Make it digital challenge over at the Paper Shelter. As I have a hard time coloring at the moment did I use the pre coloured fisherman. He is adorable and the image is fun. I really love it.


I have used an old Dovecraft paper pad for this card. Male something I don't have the packing left but tons of dp's. I have used some glossy accent and a wink of stella brush pen for a bit of sparkling on the big and small fishes. I did also manage to make a fishing rod of some bambu stick and silver string. Kind of like how that little detail ended up. Oh well, I have been up since 04:00 this morning not to missing out calling the vet when she opens her clinc. Bullen is there for treatment now. Big trouble with a tooth and his kidneys. It's the worst combo as he can't be sedated without a risk of him going to sleep forever. We'll see how it goes. He was going to get some warm fluids now and hopefully they could get him to eat a little more.

Take care and remember to do something that you enjoy.

Love n hugs
Marie

tisdag 24 januari 2017

New Dt-creation - Feminine Fancy

Morning and hello! Hope life is treating you well, I feel a bit run over myself with tons of pain and headache that won't ease. I am try to remove one of my meds and it might be that which gives me headache from h.... All my muscles in the neck and shoulder area is also totally a mess and that gives pain as well. I really don't want to get up from bed as it is now. Just want to stay in the darkness. Well, can only get better can't it?

Can I brag a little? Well I will anyway. I've been looking after my brother's dog for almost a week now while my brother and his family have spent a few days in Lissabon. The reason? The open European Championship of Brasilian Ju-jitsu with around 3 500 taking part in the games took place during the weekend. Martin my oldest brother is the former coach of the national team of ju-jitsu and coached one of the most successful teams Sweden have had in that game. Now is he and my youngest brother and the club they represent mainly focusing on the Brasilian version of it. And this weekend was Martins as he ended up in third place in his age group is big. So yet another medal to Team Ingholt! My youngest have a few both European championship and World championship medals. So happy for Martin after all those years with training and testing new stuff and beliving in what he does. It's huge and now is his kids starting to compete as well...


Ok, done bragging because that is nothing I can do when it comes to this lollipop card of mine. Colouring, gluing and cutting can really be painful and so it is this week. But this is what I ended up with. I used one of the Tildas from the adventcalender. It's tiny and it suited me fine today. I used an bunch of die cuts from spellbinders and built up tons of layers for the lollipop. The dp's are from Echo Park but I don't remember what they are called.

Sponsoring our challenge today is dies to die for with a voucher worth £15 if I remember right. And the theme of the challenge is Feminine Fancy.

Thanks for looking and do what makes you happy!

Love n hugs
Marie