Whishing You A Day Frosted With Love

fredag 29 april 2011

Happy Friday everone!
Shall you watch The Royal Wedding later today?
I must admit I will be watching it, at least a little bit.
I wish them good luck!!!
Meanwhile I'm sitting there watching TV I'll probably have something really good for my coffee.
Something that is on my card maybe...hi,hi..

For my card I have used the sketch over at Papertake Weekly Challenge.


Papers: Panduro - Happiness, Pink Dots

I must show you these fantastic buttons...

Stamps: Tina Wenke/Stampavie
Sentiment: Create with TLC
Color: Copics
Tools: Nestabilities Lacy Squares, Shapeabilities Nested Lacey Pennants
Glossy Accents, Buttons, Brads, Ribbon, Doily and Pearls
The inside...

Entered challenges:
Cute Card Thursday - Sketch (from Papertake Weekly)
Tuesday Throwdown - Brads (or Eyelets)
Top Tip Tuesday - Squares
Pear Tree Designs - Colourful
Phindy´s Place - Paper Piecing (Happy 1st Birthday! No time to hop around,sorry!)

Have a wonderful day!
Hugs, Birgit

Best Wishes

onsdag 27 april 2011

Hello again!
I created a card this morning for Card Patterns 
as well as the Bling It On challenge at Totally Gorjuss.
After I was finished, I looked at the card and thought - what have I done?
Was it not a bit too much glitter .... hmmm.
What do you think?

I started  by stamping the flower image from La Blanche,
 then colored it with Copic Markers and Stickles.
After that I cut and embossed it with a Nestabilities Label Eight,
and placed it over another cut and embossed purple cardstock, this time with Nestabilities Lattice Rectangles.

The background paper is so old that I do not know where it comes from,
it was stiched to the same purple cardstock.
But the piece that I have used with my punch is from BoBunny - "a gift of love".
The sentiment from StampingScrapping is stamped and cut with Shapabilities Fancy Tags.

I have decorated the card with flowers, ribbons, bead string and lace from my stash.
And the leaves have been given a coat of Glossy Accents.
Then I have gone loose with the Star Dust and Platinum Stickles!

Here is the inside....

I enter this card in Craft Your Passion Challenges too - Show Us Your Layers
Thank´s so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!
Hugs, Birgit.

Off Centre

tisdag 26 april 2011

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and a joyous Easter.
Thank you for looking what I have done this week for Less is More.

This little bird is from Crafty Secrets and I colored it with my Copics.

I would also like to use my new Spellbinders that I just got delivered.
The Metal Flower is given to me by my daughter, but I know she bought it at Panduro.
I placed a pearl in the middle.

I saw that my card can fit in The Ribbon Girl Challenge - Red, White and Blue.
That´s all from me.
Hugs to you....

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Birthday card for Emma!

söndag 24 april 2011

Happy Easter!
This will be a very short post because I want to spend time
as much as I can with my family this weekend.
But I still want to show a card that I have done to Emma who has just turned twelve.

This lovely stamp is from Tina Wenke / Stampavie,
and I colored it with Copics and used a little Stickles.

This is a close-up from the inside.

Entered Challenges:
Stamp With Fun - Birthday
A Spoonfull of Sugar - Lets Celebrate

Have a wonderfull Easter Sunday!
Hugs, Birgit
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Once Upon A Time...

torsdag 21 april 2011

Hi there!
I have made a card where I have used the sketch over at Fruarna Lilja .
And I couldn´t resist these vintage images from The Graphic Fairy.

I matched them up with papers from Maja Design - Sommartider,
and some old lace from my stash.

On the framework, I put a little Crackle Accents and Stickles-Platinum.
My Once Upon A Time stamp are from What a Swirl stamps set from StampingScrapping,
and I have stamped directly on a white ribbon.

Different flowers from various producers,
and the frame around the image is made ​​with a Spellbinders Heart Circles.

For the inside I used another lovely image from The Graphic Fairy.

Entered Challenges:
Cupcake Craft Challenge - Lots Of Layers
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Spots N Stripes
Tuesday Throwdown - Polka Dots
Craft Your Passion Challenge - You´ve Been Spotted

Thanks so much for stopping by today, I love you are visiting me!
Hugs, Birgit.

What experiments!

tisdag 19 april 2011

Good morning!
This week's challenge of Less is More, was to use acetate.
Oh dear, the only acetate I had left was already stamped with purple swirls!
I looked everywhere! Finally I found a small piece that has been cover for a box of craft stuff.
I have seen on youtube that you can heat emboss on acetate, so I thought I'd try it.
First I used Distress Ink Black Soot because I did not want the stamp would be jet black.
Then I poured the clear embossing powder over and warmed up.
Of the heat, the acetate shrunk together and became even smaller, and the color disappeared.
Of course I immediately realized my mistake.
Now what to do? Well I tryed to use Distress crackle paint all over, but it made ​​it gray instead.
So I tried to wipe away most of it. Then I found out that I would stamp on the top of the crackle paint instead, this time with black Momento Tuxedo.
Then the crackle paint started to crackle and fall off the acetate!
So then I put on Glossy accents over the whole surface.
The result you can see here ....

It appeared a shade of pink that I do not know where it comes from. Weird ...

Moreover, I also used a punch and seam binding that I wrinkled up.
On the inside I used a matching paper from Laura Ashley
to bring out the subject and the white crackle paint.

That´s it for my make this week, but I gotta tell you,
sometimes the result is quite different from that expected.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!
Hugs, Birgit.
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