Wishing You Happiness… Friday, Sep 23 2016 

I am so pleased to be a GDT over at The Scrapbook Stamp Society and I’ve chosen My Besties ‘Start Every Day With a Smile’ clear stamp to create this pretty card:

besties card

My image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Copic Express Card and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers. The Copics used are as follows: skin: E11, E00, E000, R20 hair: E97, E57, E55, E53, E51 clothes: R85, R83, R81, R0000, BG13, BG11, BG10, V09, V06, V04, V01

For a closer look:

besties closeup2

And another:

besties closeup

One last look:

besties angle

Supplies:
Stamps: My Besties MYB-918 Start Every Day with a Smile, LOTV Circular Sentiments, SU Teeny Tiny Sentiments
Paper: WRS Winter Christmas
Cardstock: SU Perfect Plum and Whisper White
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Soft Suede
Accessories: Marianne Designs Die LR0397, Pink Seam Binding, WOC Flowers, Rhinestone broach, Lace, Gelli Dots

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Scrapbook Stamp Society Anything Goes
WWODTC Anything Goes
Besties 3D and More Anything Goes /Besties
My Besties Aussie Layer It Up
My Besties International Anything Goes /Besties
My Besties UK Anything Goes/Sparkle and Bling

 

Happy Crafting Julie

      

So pleased to be in the Top 3 at My Besties International

So pleased to be in the Top 3 at Aussie Besties

Happy Birthday… Tuesday, Apr 5 2016 

My Birthday card today features a sweet My Besties Clear stamp enhanced with some pretty die cuts and punches :

special day

My image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Copic Express Card and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers. The Copics used are as follows: skin: E11, E00, E000, R20 hair: E57, E55, E53 clothes and flowers: R27, R24, R22, R20, R0000, W5, W3, W1, W00, BG96, BG93

For a closer look:

closeup 2

And another:

closeup

The pretty brown sheer effect of her dress was created by first colouring with warm greys then adding R22, R20 and R0000 in the shadow areas. I’ve added one of my favourite Marianne designs dies to embellish, cutting the heart in 2 and adding it to create an extended version

One last look:

angle view

Supplies:
Stamps: My Besties MYB-906, Magnolia Postmark, SU Teeny Tiny Sentiments 
Paper: In Love
Cardstock: SU Whisper White and Poppy Parade
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Poppy Parade and Sahara Sand
Accessories: Marianne Designs LR0299, Martha Stewart Vintage Lace Border, Leaf and Butterfly Punches, SU Designer Label Punch, Satin Ribbon, Pearls, Lace and Pearl Trim, WOC Flowers, Rhinestone Bling

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Li’l Patch of Crafty Friends Anything Goes
Classic DT Open Challenge Anything Goes
Aussie Besties Anything Goes
My Besties International Anything Goes opt Circles
My Besties 3D and More Anything Goes
Scrapbook Stamp Society Anything Goes
A Beautiful Mess Anything Goes
Brown Sugar Anything Goes

 

               Happy Crafting Julie

      

How Magical… Sunday, Oct 11 2015 

Today’s card features a sweet little trio of fairies by Sherri Baldy I’ve added lots of frills and flounces to create this pretty card:

faries card

My image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Copic Express Card and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers. The Copics used are as follows: skin: E11, E00, E000, R20 hair: E47, E57, E55, E53, E50 clothes: W5, W3, W1, W00, BG13, BG11, BG10, BG0000, BV04, BV02, BV0000, RV95, RV93, RV91, RV0000 I added some Kindy Glitz here and there for a sparkle effect

For a closer look:

faries closeup 2

And another:

faries closeup

The gorgeous butterflies around the edges are created using Tim Holtz Butter flight on the edge border die which has then been embellished with individual butterflies using Marianne Designs LR0356 It creates a pretty fairy garden background don’t you think?

One last look:

faries angle

Supplies:
Stamps: Sherry Baldy MYB-0034, LOTV Circular Sentiments, Magnolia Postcard 
Paper: Maja Sofiero
Cardstock: SU Naturals White
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Sahara Sand and Soft Suede
Accessories: Spellbinders Fleur de Elegance, SU Oval Framelits, Tim Holtz Butterflight, Marianne Designs LR0356 Butterfly Die, Lace, Pink Seam Binding, Pearls, Tulle, Pink crystal Trim and Pink Braid

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

WWODTC Anything Goes
Craft Rocket Pink for Breast Cancer
Aussie Besties Bling It Up and use Glitter
Crafty Friends Gems and Pearls
My Sheri Crafts Pink and Pretty
Crafting With Friends Anything Goes
My Besties 3D Anything Goes with a Bestie
Polkadoodles Use a Die Cut
Simply Papercraft Anything Goes
Cardz 4 Gals Fairies
My Besties Anything Goes
Moving Along With the Times Fairy Enough

                 Happy Crafting Julie

 

      

Sweet Treats… Thursday, Oct 1 2015 

It is my pleasure to share a project with you as GDT for the Aussie Besties Challenge and I’ve chosen one of Sherri’s Sweet Treats Teacup Besties to create this pretty gift Bag:

besties gdt

My image is printed onto Cryogen White Card and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers. The Copics used are as follows: skin: E11, E00, E000, R20 clothes and linen: R85, R83, R81, R0000 teacup: W3, W1, W00, BG13, ?BG11, BG10, BG0000

For a closer look:

besties closeup 2

And another:

besties closeup

There are loads of wonderful Besties stamps available in both rubber and digital and a variety of Besties challenges for you to participate in too with some great prizes available, so pop by the Aussie Besties challenge for some great ideas to inspire you.

I left the bag without a sentiment or tag at this stage as I thought it would be suitable for a variety of occasions. Baby Shower, Kitchen Tea, Birthday or Just Because.. We will see what comes up first.

One last look:

besties side view

Supplies:
Stamps: Sherry Baldy Sweet Treats Teacup Bestie, SU Sprinkled Expressions
Paper: Magnolia Vintage Pink
Cardstock: Cryogen White Iridescent, White Gift Bag
Ink: SU Sahara Sand, Distress Inks Victorian Velvet
Accessories: Grand Nestabilities Classic and Scallop Circles, Spellbinders Fleur De Elegance, Tim Holtz Butterflight Border, Martha Stewart Butterfly and Leaf Punches, Lace, Satin Ribbon, Seam Binding, Twine, Pearls, Kindy Glitz, WOC Flowers

I will enter this project into the following Challenges:

WWODTC Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs Anything Goes
Die Cutting Divas Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Anything Goes
Crafting From the Heart Anything Goes
Scrapbook Stamp Society Anything Goes/Anything But a Card
Besties International Anything Goes /Bestie
Inky Chicks Think Pink
TTCRD Anything Goes
Crazy Challenge Shabby Chic

             Happy Crafting Julie

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