Thursday, 23 September 2010

Guest DT - week 2

This week at Pear Tree Designs the challenge is a sketch with a twist! So below is the sketch and you MUST include gems on your card.

So here is my attempt:

Cards must be submitted by 4pm on Sunday and you could win a fairy stamp from Lilac Lemon Designs.

Good luck!

Karla xx

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Fall colours

Just a quick card for
  • for Cutie Sunday challenge (fall colours)
  • Corrosive challenge (clean out the dust)
  • Crafty creations (falling leaves)
Materials used
  • Green card from my stock
  • Orange corrugated card
  • Orange coarse net stuff I found when sorting out
  • Freebie digistamp

Monday, 13 September 2010

Guest DT member!

I've been asked by the lovely Donna at Pear Tree Designs to be a guest DT member for the next month! Excited isn't the word!

So this weeks challenge is ....... Pink! And here is my card:

The challenge only started today and it ends 4pm on sunday so you have plenty of time to get crafting! The winner, chosen at random, will win a selection of girly craftwork card candy from One Stop Card Crafts.

Good Luck!

Karla xx


This is for two challenges:

Materials used:
  • Anitas card
  • Holographic card from Pound Shop
  • Digital image from card mad fairy
  • Digital bloom from Jak Heath
  • Jewels from Lakeland (years ago.)

Barb x

Sunday, 12 September 2010


This card is for two challenges:
Materials used:
  • Anitas card
  • Freebie digital image from inklined coloured with promarkers
  • Papermania card and paper
  • Card candy (coloured) from Craftwork Cards
  • Some spare ribbon
Barb x

Wedding Card

This card is for
Materials used
  • Freebie digital image coloured with pro markers
  • Anitas lilac card
  • Some lilac card punched with Martha Stewart punch
  • Some lilac card embossed with cuttlebug
Barb x

Doggy Card

This card is for

  • Anita card
  • papermania paper and brad
  • digital image coloured with pro markers
  • ribbon from my rubbish bag.

I hope this works as this is the first time I have done a post on my own. My daughter Karla has done previous posts for me so fingers crossed. (She may be impressed when she sees it.)


Saturday, 11 September 2010

Distressed shabby chic

This card is for 3 challenges:

Barb xx


This card is for one challenge:

Not sure what materials were used for this as I'm posting this on behalf of my mum and I haven't got written down what was used to make it.

Barb (posted by Karla!) xx

Black, white and silver

This card is going to be sent to my Aunty who gave me some money to buy some things for my new house so though I could submit it for some challenges too.
Materials used:
  • Pink Petticoat light digi image
  • Backing paper (from stash)
  • Silver card
  • Pink Petticoat Merci sentiment (same collection as light)
  • Kanban gems
  • Papermania bow

Simple card but I think it looks classy and elegant!

Karla xx

Alice in Wonderland

This is an unusual card style for me as I normally do bright, contemporary cards and this just isn't! I think it worked well though.

This is for:
Materials used:
  • Black and red gemstone paper
  • Kraft paper
  • Alice in Wonderland digi image (not sure where from as I got it from my mum)
  • Kanban gems

Karla xx

1 card, a million challenges!

This is for quite a few challenges:
Materials used:
  • Square card
  • Papers from Pink Petticoat Vintage Rose collection
  • Cat digi image from Digi Stamp Boutique
  • Promarkers
  • Forever Friends Pink Parfait sentiment
  • Kanban gems
Karla xx

It's chrissssssstmas!

With christmas only 3 months and 13 weeks away (yes I'm sad and have a countdown clock on my computer!) I thought I'd do another christmas card which is for these challenges:
Materials used:
  • Background paper (papermania, I think)
  • Free digi image which I think is from Pink Gem
  • Gold card
  • Daisy and Dandelion christmas tag
  • Promarkers
  • Glitter Glue
  • Kanban gems

Karla xx

Blue flowers!

This is for 2 challenges:

Materials used:
  • Pink Petticoat Vintage Rose papers
  • Pink Petticoat Vintage Rose sentiment
  • Flower digi image (won from Card Mad Fairy)
  • Kanban gems
  • Little flower gems (can't remember where from)
  • Promarkers

Karla xx

Autumn colours

This card is for the following challenges:
It was made using:
  • Pink Petticoat Lola Rose digi Image
  • Promarkers
  • Daisy and Dandelion sentiment
  • HOTP retro flower paper
  • Green paper (not sure where from)
  • Orange brads
  • Gold card (from a craft show)

Karla xx