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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Petal Lu Challenge - Orange

Hi my lovelies,

I'm back again this time with my inspiration post for the Petal Lu August Challenge and this month it is Anything goes with the option of using Orange flowers!




Here is what I made this month:



I used the super cute Navajo Anya digital stamp by The Greeting Farm and you can find her here.


I coloured her up with my Spectrum Noir Colour Blend Pencils.



The papers are by Lilybee Designs and are called Autumn Spice.

Of course I finished of with my Orange, yellow and peach Petal Lu flowers.

The sentiment is from MFT and how could I make a card without some faux stitching!

Hope you have a great day!

Hugs xx Cara xx


A new facebook page  (to show off those designs using Petal Lu Blooms, receive discounts and other promotional goodies, exclusive to the page)

Can't wait to see what you all enter.


Monday, 7 August 2017

Paper Nest Dolls August Challenge Post

Hello my lovelies,

Can you believe its August already??? The year is just flying by!

I'm back again today to share my card for the August Challenge over at the Paper Nest Dolls blog.


I have used Nurse Emma with her Teddy and you can find her here. 


As always I coloured her up with my Spectrum Noir Colour Blend Pencils.



The Sentiment comes with the stamps set if you purchase via Hochanda.

I hope you like it and I hope you will come and join in the challenge, remember its anything goes every month so thee is no reason not to join the fun!

Have a great week!

Hugs xx Cara xx

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Crafter's Companion - Dark Colorista New Release

Hi lovelies,

Just a sneaky post in between DT work to share my samples for he launch of the new Colorista series which is coming to Hochanda as a one day special starting tomorrow at 6pm and throughout Tuesday.

There are 6x6 pads, Bookmark pads and small tag pads in the theme's - Floral Bouquet, Moroccan and Steampunk...... I had the Floral selection to play with.

I used the Colorista metallic pencils to colour everything:



I made a gift box using all of the pads, the 6x6 is on the lid with the bookmarks on the sides, the small tags used to embellish the box.


I decorated a hairband and a hairclip with the Tag and Bookmark pads which I coloured up an fussy cut, adding bling and ribbon to finish off.


This is a 6x6 card made by fussy cutting the centre out, matting and layering and then adding a sentiment and rather large bow :)

Finally I made a simple bookmark:


I coloured the tag, matted onto co-ordinating Centura pearl and added a bow to finish.

I hope you like my samples, tune in tomorrow to see some more amazing samples from my DT friends.

Hugs xx Cara xx