Thursday, December 13, 2018

Puppy Cuddles

Hi, dear peeps, and welcome to my DT post for Conie Fong's current Facebook Challenge.  The theme is "Christmas".  If you enter this challenge, you may win some gorgeous images from her.
Conie has some absolutely beautiful images in her etsy shop.  I chose the darling "Puppy Cuddles" image, found here:


I have coloured this adorable image with Copic markers and FC Polychromos pencils.  And, of course, I made the poinsettia.  You know how much I love to make flowers!   I just realised that I forgot to add flocking to her pom pom and the trimming on her coat. I will do that shortly.  Well, that's all from me today.  I wish you a happy day.  Lori P xx 

Recipe

Poinsettia:         Heartfelt Creations "Sparkling Poinsettia" stamp and die
Leaves:             Heartfelt Creations "Large Sparkling Poinsettia" stamp (I fussy cut the leaves)
Borders:            Heartfelt Creations "Regal Borders and Pockets" dies
Tree:                  Dee's Distinctively :Small Snow Covered Tree" die IME026
Icicles Border:  Marianne Creatables "Icicles" die LR0135
Snowflake:        Memory Box "Batavia Snowflake" die
Label:                Crafty Sentiments Designs "Christmas Circles"

The dimensional dots, glittered paper and beads are from my stash.

Challenges entered
The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog
https://thepapershelter.blogspot.com/2018/12/the-paper-shelters-8th-birthday-blog-hop.html

Sunday, December 9, 2018

The Moment

Hi, crafty friends!  Today, I am showcasing my 2nd DT inspirational card which I made for Ching-Chou Kuik's monthly Facebook challenge.  Our theme this month is "Celebrations". 

This theme lends itself to many different interpretations.  I chose this delightful image ("The Moment") because I love to read, and teacups and fairies have always held a fascination for me.  This image can be found in Ching-Chou's etsy shop here:


I wanted to include a book charm on this card.  It was snowing on the day that I was making it.  I was too lazy to drive in the snow, so I made my own tiny book charm.  And, it has pages that can be flipped!  How cool is that?  Here is a close-up of my book:


If you look closely, the author's name is "F.C. Markers".  Who is that?  Well, "F.C." is for Faber-Castell pencils and "Markers" is for Copic Markers (my favourite mediums for colouring).  I thought that was rather clever - LOL!  

As usual, I made my flowers and pinwheel bow.  That's all from me.  Have a lovely day!  Lori P xx

Recipe

Leaves:  Cheery Lynn "Flourish Leaf" strip
Flowers:  EK Success "Retro" punch (small and medium)

Pearls, Swarovski cystals, chain and ribbon are from my stash

Challenge entered
https://sheepski-designs-challenges.blogspot.com/

  



Sunday, December 2, 2018

Sea Breeze

Hello there, peeps!  This is my first DT card which I created for this months's challenge over at Ching-Chou Kuik's Facebook Challenge.  The theme is "Celebrations".  If you join, you may win some beautiful images from Ching-Chou.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/chingchoukuikdigitalstamps/

I absolutely love mermaids so I chose this stunning image called "Sea Breeze".  You can find her, along with 9 other gorgeous mermaids, in Ching-Chou's etsy shop here:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/605406168/mermaid-set-greyscale-printable-instant?ref=shop_home_active_19


A close-up of this beauty:


I have coloured her with a combination of Copic markers and Prismacolor pencils.  I wish you a happy week.  Lori P xx


Recipe

Frames:  Spellbinders "Big Scalloped Circles" dies
               Spellbinders "Classic Scalloped Squares Large" dies

Robin's Nest clear dew drops (on lace), lace, tiny bottle, sand, starfish, seashells, Swarovski crystals and Magic Mesh are all from my stash.

The seaweed was made with an old SVG file.

Challenges entered

Morgan's ArtWorld
https://morgansartworld.blogspot.com/
Jo's Scrap Shack
http://www.josscrapshack.com/2018/11/ffc-262-always-anything-goes-with.html
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
http://lilpatchofcraftyfriends.blogspot.com/
Creative Moments

Friday, November 23, 2018

Pepper with Flowers

Hello, dear peeps!   I hope my American friends had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  It's so cold here.  Just 3 degrees when I woke up this morning.  I am showcasing my DT card today which I made for Conie Fong's monthly challenge on Facebook.  The theme this month is "Gratitude".
  This adorable image is Conie Fong's "Pepper with Flowers", found here:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/477136281/digital-stamp-digi-stamp-digistamp?ref=shop_home_active_93


What a cute and versatile image!  I used Copic markers and FC Polychromos pencils to colour it.  There are enough flowers in the image so I didn't include any - LOL!  I did make the pinwheel bow.
That's all from me today.  Have a lovely day!  Lori P xx

Recipe

Frame:  "Raindrops on Roses" die by Heartfelt Creations
Butterflies:  "Butterfly" die cutting template by Momenta

Ribbon, beads and Swarovski crystals are from my stash.



Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Poinsettia Fairy

Hello there, everyone!  It's snowing here again.  I am always captivated by how magical the world looks as lovely snowflakes float gently down from the heavens.  So peaceful.  

I am sharing my 3rd DT inspirational card which I created for Ching-Chou Kuik's monthly Facebook Challenge.  It runs until the end of the month and, if you enter, you have a chance to win some truly beautiful images from Ching-Chou.  Check it out:

For my card, I chose the stunning "Poinsettia Fairy" image.  You can find her, along with 3 other glorious images, here:


She is coloured with Copic markers and Prismacolor pencils.  The poinsettia is handmade.  I wish you a happy day, and Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends.  Lori P xx

Recipe

Frame:        "Raindrops on Roses" die by Heartfelt Creations
Poinsettia:  "Sparkling Poinsettia" die by Heartfelt Creations
Leaves:      "Large Sparkling Poinsettia"by Heartfelt Creations
Border:       "6002/0934" die by Joy Crafts

Her wings are glittered.  I applied clear Wink of Stella on the leaves
Pearls, ribbon and beads are from my stash.

This card will be entered into  https://sheepski-designs-challenges.blogspot.com/





Monday, November 19, 2018

Cardinal Sprite

Hello, dear peeps!  I hope you all enjoyed your weekend.  I am so excited because I am the Guest Designer for this month on the Aurora Wings Challenge Blog.
This delightful image is "Cardinal Sprite" and can be found here:
and also here:

This is my shaped card:


A close-up of this beautiful image:


I have coloured it with my Copic markers and FC Polychromos pencils.  I wish you a happy week.  Lori P xx

Recipe

Frame behind image:   Joy Crafts 6002/0147
Card Base:                   Dutch Doobadoo Art Template Label 2  470 713 142
Poinsettia:                    Heartfelt Creations "Sparkling Poinsettia" stamp and die set
Snowflakes:                 Memory Box "Batavia Snowflake" die

I applied clear Wink of Stella on the poinsettia.  Swarovski crystals, beads, berries and ribbon are from my stash


Saturday, November 17, 2018

Moon Glow

Hello, dear peeps!  The current Aurora Wings Challenge is 
"Once Upon a Dream or a Nightmare". 
It ends tonight (11:55 pm EST).  Nothing like waiting until the last minute, right?  LOL!  I have always loved looking at the sky, whether it be at night or during the day.  I will say, though, that here is something truly magical about the night sky.  I was trying to decide which one of Mitzi's gorgeous images to use for my card.  While looking through my papers, I came across this gorgeous "Moon Glow" image by Hannah Lynn which I had printed out some time ago.  The light went on in my head!  So, here is my card: 


This gorgeous image was a freebie but you can also find it in Hannah Lynn's etsy shop here:
I have coloured her with my usual (Copic markers and FC Polychromos pencils).  The flower is handmade. 

I wish you a happy weekend!  Lori P xx

Recipe 

Marianne Creatables LR0192 "Leaves" die
Joy Crafts "Circle Stars" die
Swarovski crystals, ribbon, feather are from my stash

I am entering this card to the following challenges:
-  https://aurorawingschallenge.blogspot.com/
-  http://www.josscrapshack.com/