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30.1.2016

Lost Coast Designs - New Stamps Showcase

LCD have a whole bunch of absolutely brilliant
new stamps, hop HERE to see.
The selection is awesome, from wicked cracked line to 
lovely vintage, and those background stamps and big beautiful flowers ...
LOVE them!

I made 2 cards using new (and one older) LCD stamps.
It looks like I'm missing summer, 
since I want to use warm colours..

For the first card I used big Doodle Flowers -stamp.


I used H2O colours and sea salt to create the paper where I stamped on.
Also added some Fran-tage embossing powder and lots of golden ribbon.

For the second card I used 3 stamps: Grunge Border 2", Doodle circles, Pear Trio


I used Inktense to colour pears and the sentiment tags are from LOTV.
Again, lots of golden ribbon - got a whole ball of it on sale.

I would like to enter to some challenges:
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - sketch (first card)
Incy Wincy - Tic, Tac, Toe (embossing, ribbon, flower - first card)

Apriksen ystävänpäivärinki, osa 3

Ystävänpäivärinki pyörähti yli puolenvälin tällä viikolla kun 
Eijalta saapui ihana sinisävyinen setti.

Kukkia, sinisiä papereita, aaltopahvia ja 
söpö lumiukko (tosin ruskealla värityksellä tuosta
voisi leipoa kyllä piparipojankin, :D )

Taidan tällä viikolla olla viimeinen valmista saanut,
Eijalla, Apriksella ja Sarilla näkyi jo lumiukot olevan 
kortti kodossaan.


Sain hommattua kauan mieluilemani blender kynän ColourSofteille,
ja sitäpä tähän testailin. Eijan valitsema paperi toimi todella hyvin ColourSoftien kanssa. Materiaalit tuli käytettyä oikeastaan kokonaan, paperisuirutkin, niistä napsuttelin noita "havuja" MS napsutteluvehkeellä.

Muutamaan haasteeseen osallistuisin:
Deep Ocean - Winter Wonderland
If you give a Crafter a cookie - photo inspiration
Sassy Studio - All the same
Fussy and Fancy - monochrome
Sketch Saturday - pick one of the past sketchies (233)
Crafty Hazelnuts - Christmas

Little bunny's cool spot

One of the things I like when doing these little ATC's is that I can use my scraps.
Just look around the table and pic bits and bobs ...
Don't know why, but it makes me happy to be able to use them too :=D

This little Oddball bunny has been on my table since X-mas holiday.
I meant to do something and then did something else.
That ever happens to you?


It's called sad bunny, but I think it looks happy.
It must be hot summer day in the forest and it has found a cool spot to lay down, lol

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
Digi Choosday - in bloom
Ike's - What's the weather (hot)
Moo-Mania - use your scraps
C.R.A.F.T. - Love / Valentines

29.1.2016

Oddball Art - All you need is love challenge reminder

Still time to join Oddball Art's 
change to win some awesome Oddball's.
(There is also a FB challenge on. )


I used super cute Starlina here, colored using Copics and ColorSofts.


I got these new papers from Joy Crafts and really wanted to use them,
so I coloured the pretty image very earthly tones. Not much embellishments, 
just some pearls...

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
Through the Purple Haze - Things with wings 
Colouring Crazy - Lace / Pearls 

25.1.2016

Lost Coast Designs - New Stamps Showcase

LCD have a whole bunch of absolutely brilliant
new stamps, go and have a look HERE.
The selection is awesome, from wicked cracked line to 
beautiful vintage, and those background stamps ...
LOVE them!

Lost Coast Portal to Creativity is having a few week long
showcase, and if you go and see + comment, you might
win  your fav stamp, so cool!

I felt like coloring on kraft, so I took a beautiful
Mucha with Pillow and my PrismaColors and went vintage style.


There is a layer of kraft that I have stamped with Grunge Border 2",
but you really can't see it much ... 
I went totally crazy with embellisments with this lady, lol.

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
Sweet Stamping - Vintage or Shabby chic
Left of Center - Lots of Layers
Colouring Crazy - Laze / Pearls
Morgan's ArtWorld - Add a Ribbon
Fab 'n' Funky - Buttons or Bows

24.1.2016

Jingle All the Way - ATC

I have quite a stash of Magnolia stamps, 
but I haven't played with them ages.
That's a bit sad, because I do like my Magnolias...

But here's one, it is quite old design but I find her so cute, lol.


I colored her with Inktense pencils and added little glitter glue on the snowballs. For the background,I took a stencil and white gesso, let it dry and then added 3 different DI. Another stencil and some more DI, whiped on top of gesso part with baby whipe, stamped the sentiment and added a Glossy on top of words. 
So lots of fun crafting for this little ATC.

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
Midweek Magnolias - AG (with Magnolia image)
Happy Little Stampers - January Christmas challenge, Jingle
Craftyhazelnut's - Use a sentiment
Come and Get it - Round things

23.1.2016

Apriksen ystävänpäivärinki, osa 2

Alkuviikosta postista tulla tupsahti ruskea kuori täynnänsä 
herkkuja Sarilta. Apriksen ystävänpäiväringin toinen  setti.
Aprikselta löytyy kuva materiaaleista, mutta siis: söpö Gorjuss 
tyttö, 3 kaksipuolista paperia leimakuva, kukkia, punainen
stanssattu paperi ja pari muutakin kaunista stanssattua kuviota.


Värittelin tytsyn Inktenseillä ja PrismaColoreilla, embossasin punaisen 
paperin ja napsuttelin isompia kukkia pienien kaveriksi.
Teksti löytyi jemmaparkista ja jotenkin tuntui hyvin tähän passaavan.

Ensiviikon ylläri tuleekin sitten Eijalta, ja sitten onkin viimoisena 
minun vuoro, kyllä menee aika nopsaan.

20.1.2016

STAMPlorations - January challenge reminder

Hi peeps, just a little reminder that there is still time
to take part STAMPlorations January challenge by using theme


or sketch


or go wild and do both, lol.

I went with a theme using Fond Expressions 2
and SmallBirds. I used Perfect Pearls to create the 
background, it shines lovely, sorry that couldn't get it on pic.



Kraft card base and some vellum in the middle ...
very CAS for my make, :=D

Check out what other DT's have done
- very talented punch of ladies.

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
The ABC - Z for zero embellies
Craft Stamper - Stamp and AG
Happy Little Stampers - CASE Kylie

16.1.2016

Evening snack ATC

I got a wonderful X-mas present from
the other side of the planet Earth and these 
stamps are from of the huge amount of goodies I got.
(I must have been GOOD at some point of the year...
maybe when sleeping??? )


This is made for Dream In Darkness -challenge blog reminder post.
Did you know we have a 2 wonderful sponsors this month?


So why not dig your wicked images out and 
play with us?


I'd like to enter to some challenges:
Sweet Stamping - Things with wings
Brown Sugar - Movie Madness (True Blood)
Wicked Wednesday - Make it Sparkle
Forever Dark - AG (dark)
Delicious Doodles - Left Overs (all the papers are from the scrap pile)





15.1.2016

New Release at Oddball Art

So talented Lizzy Love have been creating.
Five awesome, cute and cool images that are so fun to play with.

I made a card using Sophia.


Coloured using Inktense pencil.

Then I also made a Art Journal page using Long day.


Paints, stamps and stencil for the background and Copics & Coloursofts 
for the image - loved colouring ALL that hair, fabulous fun.

If you want a change to win some Oddball's why not join
the blog challenge "All you need is Love"
or 
FB challenge, anything goes with Oddball image.

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
QKR - Lots of layers (card)
Creative Knockouts - Card for a child
Deep Ocean - something new (new release images)
Eureka Stamps - use something new (new release images)
Open-Minded - try something new (new images and new Inktense pencils)

All you need is love -challenge by Oddball Art

It's only one month to Valentines day
so maybe a good time to get those sweet
images out and join Oddball Art's new challenge.


is the theme. I made a very colourful
Art Journal page using image 208
(it includes 4 image, the girl, heart, peace sign and sentiment)


So, I used the girl and multiple hearts (coloured with Copics and Coloursofts),
some paints and STAMPlorations stamps and 
stencil and a white sharpie pen. Also stamped the sentiment.

So let's see what your heart brings out!
You don't have to use Oddball images to join to the challenge,
unless you want to join our FB challenge - or both.

I'd like to enter to some challenges:
Happy Little Stampers - Mixed media
Cute Card Thursday - A bit of fun
Sweet Stamps - not a card
C.R.A.F.T. - Not a card

11.1.2016

Bunneh; You are how old?

I'm learning about my new Inktense pencils
-at the moment I have love/hate relationship with them.
Love the watercolouring look and strong colours
-hate that I have no control over the water...

Well, Bunneh bunny from Bloobel stamps 
was one of my guinea pig with these pencils.


I would like to enter to some challenges:
613 Avenue - B-Day
Open-Minded Crafting - Try something new (Inktense Pencils)
Eureka - Use something new ( Inktense Pencils)
Fab n Funky - Something new ( Inktense Pencils)
Viva la Verve - Sketch 1

P.S. If you want a change to win these brilliant images
why not get in touch on your wicked side
We are very lucky to have Bloobel as our 2nd sponsor this month.

10.1.2016

Apriksen ystävänpäivärinki

Näinpä, että Apris oli järkkäämässä ystävänpäivärinkiä.
Heti viestiä matkaan ja pääsin kuin pääsinkin mukaan
- ihanaa.

Sen verran on edellisestä "samat materiaalit" -ringistä aikaa,
että ihan totaalisesti unohdin materiaalit kuvata.

Noh, Apris, Sari ja/tai Eija varmaan muistaa...
Kuoresta löytyi ihanaa punaista glitterpaperia, punaista kartonkia,
2 eri kuviopaperia, 2 kuvaa, kukkia, nauhaa ja erilaisia sydämiä.

Ja tälläinen tuli minun vuoden 2016 ensimmäisestä 
ystävänpäiväkortista.


Sydän on minusta aina ollut aika vaikea väritetättävä ja tässäkin
tuli tursattua monta kerrosta ja 2 eri kynälaatua (Inktenset ja Prismacolorit)... 
onneksi paperi oli todella laadukasta ja kesti minun
kynättämisen ja pensselöinnin. Teksti on tarra.

Muutamaan haasteeseen:
Pile it On - Your first Initial ( Sari -> sydän (=heart))
Sketchy Colours - Sketch
C.R.A.F.T. - recipe (one ribbon, 2 embellishments (flowers and hearts), 3 papers (embossed, glittering and one with the hearts), one image)

8.1.2016

STAMPlorations Janyuary challenge

Hi peeps, I fell yesterday and hurt my left hand,
so this is going to be a short post...

I hope you'll find time to join STAMPlorations


by creating by the theme CAS or following this great sketch

http://stamplorations.blogspot.fi/2016/01/january-challenge.html

I went with a sketch


using Gelly Plate, acrylic paints,
die cut butterfly, silver carton and pearls.

To some challenges:
SSD - AG
Paper Shelter - Punches and/or dies (die)



7.1.2016

Flower ATC

This week Wicked Wednesday theme is "Make it Sparkle"
(they have a sneak peek page for the up coming challenges).

I had one embossed flower "left over" on my
desk, that I wanted to use.
French Marigold from STAMPlorations.


ATC base, dark leaves and the flower are coloured with Perfect Peals so they
shine quite nicely and then I added all the bits and bobs from the stuff that was lying on my desk -and there is lots, should tidy up actually ...

I would like to enter to some challenges:
Wicked Wednesday - Make it sparkle
Addicted to Stamps - photo inspiration

4.1.2016

Lost Coast - CAS challenge

Time for January challenge at
This month we have a great theme:
Clean and Simple = CAS

You don't have to use LCD or CV stamps to join,
any stamp is OK, but no digi's ...

So show us your CAS art and have a change to win
some awesome red rubber, lol.

I used stamps from Carmen's Veranda:


Alfred stamped on a glossy paper and birds and sentiment are embossed.


Alfred and Birds Stamped on a glossy paper and sentiment embossed.

LCD also have a FB challenge, theme there is

I'd like to enter to some challenges with my Alfreds:
Incy Wincy - white with a splash of colour (White and Black)
Rubber Dance - B&W + one color (B&W + red)
The East Wind - Flag on the play

1.1.2016

The East Wind ATC

Yesterday I was very happy to see, that my STAMPlorations
card was liked by TEW's tallented and lovely DT Bonnie.
And for that; I got to pick one of the awesome TEW images, YAY!

To pick just one is soooo hard, but when I saw this hair ... I knew
I wanted to color her: Aurora Mushroom.


Coloring (Copics and ColorSofts) ATC size is a challenge for me, 
but you do and you learn by doing ...
Hearts are part of Oddball Art's Image nro 208.

I would like to enter to some challenges:
Wicked Wednesday - New (image for me)
Sassy Studio - recycle (ATC base is made out of muesli box)
The ABC - AG
Left of Center - All things new (image)
The East Wind - Flag on the Play (fishtails)

January challenge in Dream in Darkness

Can't believe that another year has gone ...
Happy New Year for everyone!

It's also a new month and that means we
have a great opportunity to offer some new prizes at

Not only one but TWO fabulous sponsors


and

From Anita's shop I got the super cute Binkie and Buzz,
but since the cute is the only no, no in Dream in Darkness
I coloured this adorable image a little different way.


Using Copic ans ColourSofts. background is from Stitchy Bears
and sentiment from Ginger's House.

Then I made a AJ page using wicked cool images from Bloobel.


Coloured with ballpoint pens, some paint
stenciling and Stabilo pen. Sentiment
is from Dylusions stamp set.

I would like to enter to some challenges:
Left of Center - Left of center
Forever Dark - AG (dark)

So get your wicked mode up and join the challenge!