Sunday, 21 September 2014

Oh to be 21 again...

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I am going out today to spend my Birthday money, i plan on getting some new clothes, a yum handbag i have seen in M&S and of course a trip to The Bodyshop and Holland and Barrett as i am now using their Dr Organics Manuka Honey range for my skin and hair.I have been suffering for a while with really bad spotty blotchy skin on my back and face.This could be hormonal because of my age!!!! according to the nurse at my doctors, lol.My skin and hair have never been better though so something is working.They are all completely organic and paraben and other nasties free.Oh and i might just fall into Lush too.
My Mum has also ordered me an O.W.L watch which i am waiting for :D
So enough of my waffle and on to my card which i am entering into the following challenges:
1.A Gem Of A Challenge - Challenge 128 - Milestone Birthdays
2.Pile It On Challenge - Challenge 37 - Flowers/and or feathers
3.Creatalicious Challenge - Challenge 67 - Flower power
4.Tuesday Throwdown Challenge - Challenge 213 - Butterflies & Bows
6.Fab N Funky Challenge - Challenge 229 - Show us a number

This is trying yet another camera setting, this is using my Aperture Priority setting with macro and vivid colour setting.What do you think?
Products used are:
White card
Go Create Circle die
Cheery Lynn butterfly die
Papers are from my stash and a have lost the cover.
Pearls
Distress tool
Stickles - stardust
Roses
White ribbon
Woodware 21st stamp

A close up of the main bit.
and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by, it means a lot :D
Lotsa Hugs
Nic
xxx

Saturday, 20 September 2014

Sparkle & Shine.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I am in work soon so just popping on to quickly share today`s card which i am also entering into the following challenges:
1.Southern Girls Challenge - We`ve got the winter blues
2.Love To Create Challenge - Challenge 133 - Add some lines
3.Crafting From The Heart Challenge - Challenge 36 - Anything goes
4.Addicted To Cards Challenge - Challenge 115 - Circles & dots
5.Fantastic Tuesday Challenge - Challenge 53 - Anything goes - shades of blue
6.Creative Inspirations Challenge - Challenge 281 - Going dotty

Products used are:
White card
Dovecraft papers which are an aqua blue colour - the camera is not showing it right.
Distress tool
Doodling
Stickles stardust
Gems
Pearls
Buttons
Snowflakes are xmas decs from january sales :D
Woodware stamp - Bubble bloom - festive tree
Hibbyhouse gems

A close up of the tree,

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for looking, it means a lot ;D
Hugs Nic.
xxx

Friday, 19 September 2014

Reach for the skies.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
I am in work later but first my landlord is coming out to put skirting board in my bedroom where the alcoves were dry lined and then i can repaper and get my bedroom straight again.He is also fixing my kitchen cupboard which fell off the wall a few weeks ago.
At the moment my plates and bowls are stacked up on the kitchen table, not a good look.
So enough of my waffle and on to my card which i am also entering into the following challenges:
1.Penny Black @ Allsorts Challenge - September Challenge - Autumn colours
2.The Squirrel & The Fox Challenge - Challenge 77 - For a male
3.Fantasy Stampers Challenge - Challenge 19 - Autumn colours
4.Totally Gorjuss Challenge - Challenge 253 - String
5.Oldie But A Goodie Challenge - Autumn - i have gone with autumn colours, the image is new but the papers are very old
6.Crafting For All Seasons Challenge - Challenge 86 - Colours of autumn
7.Cute Card Thursday - Challenge 339 - Awesome autumn
8.4 Crafty Chicks Challenge - Challenge 212 - Fall

I was messing around with my camera settings last night so my sideways photo looks different is colour, the first 2 pics are more true to how the card looks irl.
Products used are:
Kraft card
Kaisercraft papers 
Distress tool
Buttons
Twine
String
Peg
Woodware stamp - Hot air balloon
Polychromo pencils
Letraset fine liner
White gel pen - Sakura
A close up of the hot air balloon.

And a sideways view.
Wish i knew which settings i used on my camera.lol.
Thanks so much for looking.
Lotsa Hugs
Nic
xxx