WELCOME TO MY LITTLE PART OF THE WORLD

WELCOME TO MY LITTLE PART OF THE WORLD

Thank you so much for taking the time out to visit my little part of the world. Please feel free to have a look around and leave me a message. You'll be updated monthly if not sooner as to what I've been up to and see what our amazing Design Team Diva's over at our monthly challenge at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 and see what they have created just for you. Thanks so much for looking at my creations which is a special time just for me.
Hugs to everyone
Kathie
xox

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Saturday 24 February 2024

LITTLE MOUSE


 Good morning on this beautiful sunny Saturday morning here in
 New Zealand.
Today I'm showcasing this card I made as a guest designer for 
Cut It Up Challenge # 298
Dot and or Stripes
I decided to use both on this card I've made for my great-niece who is turning two years old next Sunday.
A quick look at the inside of the card.

Challenges I'm Entering:

Card Recipe:

1. Base: White French Linen card stock.
2. Coloured Card: Kaisercard Sea Foam.
3. Design Papers:
4. Image: Mouse Balloon By Bugaboo images.

5. Colour Medium: Copics, White and Silver Gel Pens
6. Embellishments:
Buttons from my stash

White ribbon from my stash which is perfect to go with the dots.

Handmade windmill with the scraps of paper left over and I white brad.

7. Tools Used:
8. Glossy Accents for the Balloon:

8. Happy Birthday Die: Unbranded.

9. Dies Used: Spellbinders Squares and Circles
10. Inside & Back of the card:





Enjoy your weekend and happy crafting.

Friday 23 February 2024

PRETTY IN PINK


 Good morning and welcome to my blog.  Today I'm featuring another card I made for Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2, which we didn't post at the beginning of the month so here it is.

The sketch used was 
Sketch # 271
Rated this sketch Easy.
What I like about this sketch it shows off all the beautiful design papers that we all have stashed away and don't use sometimes because they are our favourites.
A quick peak of the inside.

Don't forget the changes happening over at 
Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2

This month over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 we have a few changes in store for you.

1. Two new sketches designed by me.
2. A blast from the past sketch which you can use.
3. A reminder post around the middle of the month with more inspiration from the design team members.
4. Our Facebook page SSW2 is up and running again which will have bits and pieces happening during the month. 

Challenges I'm Entering:

The last piece of Pink Embossed Paper scraps left over from cutting out a diamond shape.

Card Recipe:

1. Base: White French Linen card stock.
2. Coloured Card: Lollypop by Kaisercard plus a scrap of embossed.
3. Design Paper:
4. Image:

5. Colour Medium: Copics
6. I didn't have a diamond die at the time so I created my own.
7. Tools Used

8. Embellishments:
Ribbon, Pop Dots from my stash.
9. Dies Used: Bosskut Flourish and Spellbinders Circles and Petite Circles.
Homemade Diamond Template


10. Inside and the back of the card:
 

Take care everyone enjoy your weekend and happy crafting.

Wednesday 7 February 2024

SAY IT WITH FLOWERS


Good morning and welcome to my blog.  Here it is 7th February already and my husband's birthday.
This month over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 we have a few changes in store for you.

1. Two new sketches designed by me.
2. A blast from the past sketch which you can use.
3. A reminder post around the middle of the month with more inspiration from the design team members.
4. Our Facebook page SSW2 is up and running again which will have bits and pieces happening during the month. 

Here is one of my cards
Sketch #272
It's a round card:


This card is really, really easy to make and a change from a square card.  
Don't forget to check our Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 for the design team's inspiration and our Facebook page.

Challenges I'm Entering:
The last piece of ribbon left  and  I coloured it with my copics


Card Recipe:
1. Base: White French Linen card stock.
2. Coloured Card: Cool Cantaloupe by Bazzill
3. Design Papers: Tea At Elsie's which is nearly finished 6x6 pad.

4. Image: Dahlia and Leaves from Fred She Said.

5. Colour Medium: Copics

6. Tools Used:
7 Dies Used:
 Extra Large Circles were unbranded dies
Spellbinders Large and Small Circles.
8. Embellishments: 
Satin Ribbon which was a scrap piece with none left now and flat back pearls.
9. Inside and the back of the card:
The inside embellishment came from Tea At Elise's.



 


Wishing everyone a wonderful month and happy crafting.

Monday 15 January 2024

IT'S A BOY


IT'S A BOY 

Here is a card recently made for an order, for a baby boy that is going to be born very soon, to a wonderful couples being their first baby.  My customer didn't want a coloured image they wanted something a little bit different.  

I've used flowers and die cuts, and this cute little baby feet charms that I got for Christmas.

A quick peak of the inside of the card.


Card Challenges I'm Entering:

Card Recipe:

1. Base: White French Linen card stock.
2. Coloured Card Stock: American Card Stock Lagoon
3. Design Paper: Scrap from my Blue Scrap folder.
4. Image: Vintage Baby's Pram Unbranded die.

5. Embossing Folder: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots

6.Tools Used:



7. Die cuts used: Spellbinders Classic Circles and Picot Fence and Baby Banner

8. Embellishments: Flowers, silver twine and gems and pearls from my stash.



9. Silver Twine and Silver Charm.

10. Inside and the back of the card:

                    

11. Handmade Envelope
Back and the front.
       


Happy crafting.