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Smiles (HLS – Dies)

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I would like to thank the wonderful Design Team over at Die Cut Divas for selecting my card as a DIVA FAVOURITE in September’s ‘Free Fun Time’ Challenge.

Arlene liked the simple but striking design by Helen F – Moments of Crafting

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Hello and welcome

Welcome back to a new challenge over at Happy Little Stampers –  Anything Goes with Dies – September.  I hope you’ll join in the fun this month!

My card today uses some lovely rainbow colours.

It started with watercoloured rainbow across a panel of card.

Once it was completely dry, it was die cut using Pink Fresh Stacked Edges 1 Dies and then covered with Glossy Accents.

Next was die cutting ‘Smiles’ with Winnie & Walter -‘The Big, the Bold and Friends Cutaways with black card before being black heat embossed.

Last was stamping, water colouring and fussy cutting a little bear from MFT – Bitty Bears.

Each of these elements was then added to the card front.

I hope you like this little cutie! It’s perfect for friends who need a little  something to brighten their day!

Time to head over to our blog to check out the great work by the rest of the Design Team!  Good luck with your entries!

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

Time Out Challenge #143

AAA CAS Game #148 – Sketch + Optional Twist Animals

CAS on Friday Challenge #163 – Use a die cut word(s) on you card

Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #357 – Make Your Mark

Brown Sugar Challenge #293 – September 2019

Die Cut Divas – Free Fun Time with LeeAnn and The Divas that Cut

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Just wanted to say … Hi (PB Saturday Challenge)

Hello and welcome

I’m back with a reminder for the June Challenge over at Penny Black Saturday Challenge!  The theme  is  Anything Goes (Optional ‘Transport’) 

Penny Black Design Team

As usual, we are sponsored by the awesome 

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My card features an image from PB – Kool Kats stamp set which was Distress watercoloured with some Prismacolor pencil details.

The image was framed using MFT – Pierced Oval Frames dies.

Please head over to our blog to  check out the wonderfully inspirational work by the rest of the Design Team!  I hope you will find the time to join our challenge this month.

I look forward to seeing what you create!  Good luck!

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit.  I love to read your comments and will be sure to check out your blog.

I hope all is going well for you all! Stay safe!

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

Altnew – Paint-A-Flower – Sweet Pea Stamp set

Altnew – Fancy Hello Die

Altnew – Enchanted VInes 3D Embossing Folder

Less is More #467 – One layer – Just One Image

Happy Saturday everyone. It’s time for a new challenge over at LIM. The challenge is to create using the theme: Just One Image.

My card features a cute Penny Black image – Flying By.

After stamping it was watercoloured using Distress Inks.

I look forward to seeing what you create!  Good luck!

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit.  I love to read your comments.

Stay safe

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

Less is More – Happy Birthday

Happy Saturday everyone. It’s time for a new challenge over at LIM. The challenge is to create using the theme: Masculine.

My card today used up left overs from previous cards. A real bonus!

It features stamped Darkroom Door – Arty Mosiac, 3 times. First with black embossing on white, second with white embossing on black and lastly white embossing on kraft (the inside of a coffee box- I love the colour! :)).

After cutting the sections, some had foam attached to change the height. They were then placed on the card front to form a pattern I was happy with, along with a scrap of black card from my scrap box.

The sentiment is from MFT – Celebrate with Cake stamp set.

Please head over to our blog and check out the wonderfully inspirational work by the rest of the Design Team!  I hope you will find the time to join our challenge.

I look forward to seeing what you create!  Good luck!

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit.  I love to read your comments.

Stay safe

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

Stamping Sensations June challenge – Make It Masculine

Snippets Playground Challenge #429

Alphabet Challenge – Embossing wet or dry

Thanks (HLS- Watercolour)

Hello and welcome

It’s the first of June, so it’s time for HLS Watercolour Challenge for June 2022. As always it’s Anything Goes so long as it features watercolour. So easy to join in!

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I had fun creating the background for this card.

To begin a panel was ink blended using Distress inks.

The MFT – Funky Florals stencil was sprayed lightly with water and placed waterside down onto the panel. Allow it to sit so the water can transfer onto the panel removing some of the colour.

Such a pretty look and so easy! I lightly sprayed with Glimmer Mist to give a little shine.

After trimming, the panel had silver ink edged before adding to a blue card and then the white card front.

The MFT – die cut Thanks was cut fom glitter cardstock and added to the front.

Please head over to our blog and check out the wonderfully inspirational work by the rest of the Design Team!  I hope you will find the time to join our challenge this month.

I look forward to seeing what you create!  Good luck!

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit.  I love to read your comments.

Stay safe

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

Die Cut Divas Challenge

Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #430 – Die Cuts and/or Stencils

Through the Craftroom Door – Anything Goes Challenge

Thanks (PB Saturday Challenge)

I was thrilled to have my card selected as winner of Top 4 over at Stamping Sensations. Thanks so much to all the team and for the invitation to be a Guest Designer for July.

Hello and welcome

I’m back with a reminder for the May Challenge over at Penny Black Saturday Challenge!  The theme  is  Anything Goes (Optional ‘Nature’) 

Penny Black Design Team

As usual, we are sponsored by the awesome 

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After Distress watercolouring the PB – Radiant stamp it was added behind the larget layer from the PB – Simple Stackers die set.

It was layered up and added to blue card before being added to the white card front.

The sentiment is from PB – Special Toughts stamp set.

Please head over to our blog to  check out the wonderfully inspirational work by the rest of the Design Team!  I hope you will find the time to join our challenge this month.

I look forward to seeing what you create!  Good luck!

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit.  I love to read your comments and will be sure to check out your blog.

I hope all is going well for you all! Stay safe!

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

Divas that Cut May Challenge – Anything Goes

DRU Challenge #193

We Love Stamping Challenge – Feminine creations

Stamping Sensations –**Anything Goes with the option of Flora and Fauna**

Less is More – Just for You

I would like to thank the team over at CAS on Sunday for selecting my card as a Favourite!

Happy Saturday everyone. It’s time for a new challenge over at LIM. The challenge is to create using the theme: Rainbow.

My card features The Ton – Butterfly Swirl die cut into the card front.

I then used a scrap of watercoloured rainbow panel to sit behind the die cut butterflies.

Once happy with the position, it was glued into position.

The sentiment is from – Altnew – Label Love stamp set.

Please head over to our blog and check out the wonderfully inspirational work by the rest of the Design Team!  I hope you will find the time to join our challenge.

I look forward to seeing what you create!  Good luck!

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit.  I love to read your comments.

Stay safe

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

CAS on Sunday Challenge #231 | Butterflies

Week 677 🎉 🎈 Allsorts 13th Birthday

Die Cut Divas May Challenge – Anything Goes

PIP Challenge 2220 – Anything Goes

Snippets Playground: Challenge #428

Here’s to YOU!

I would like to thank Sue over at Newton’s Nook for selecting my card as her favorite! ” Helen F. creates this delightful card with several fruity cocktails from the Cocktail Mixer stamp set. She sets them amidst colorful bubbles using the Bokeh stencil set. “

I was also thrilled to have my card selected for an Honorable Mention over at Pammie’s Inky Pinky Challenge.

It was wonderful to have my card selected in the Top 10 over at Allsorts Birthday Challenge. Thanks so much to all the team.

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I had lots of fun creating this fun celebration card featuring Newton’s Nook – Cocktail Mixer stamp set. I am playing along with Newton’s Nook Inky Paws colour challenge using pink, orange, green and yellow!

After stamping the drinks and Distress watercolouring them, they were masked ready for ink blending the circles.

Next was stamping the sentiments using Brilliance – Lightning Black ink for some added shine.

More shine came from Wink of Stella, Gelly Roll pen and some coloured gems.

Such a bright happy card for lots of occasions!

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit.  I love to read your comments and will be sure to check out your blog.

I hope all is going well for you all! Stay safe!

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

Newton’s Nook Inky Paws Colour Challenge

Week 677 🎉 🎈 Allsorts 13th Birthday

PIP Challenge 2220

AAA Birthday Challenge – Game #37 – Let’s Party

  Bizzy Becs Challenge for May – Anything Goes

You are So Special (PB Saturday Challenge)

I was thrilled to have my card selected by Leanne as a Sweet Pick over at Cupckae Challenge (Mother’s Day / Someone Special Feminine).

Hello and welcome

I’m back with the May Challenge over at Penny Black Saturday Challenge!  The theme  is  Anything Goes (Optional ‘Nature’) 

Penny Black Design Team

As usual, we are sponsored by the awesome 

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Today’s card features PB – Winsome Wreath, a new to me stamp. So I loved colouring it.

After gold heat embossing, I watercoloured using a mix of Distress Inks and Tombow pens.

The sentiment is from PB – Special Thoughts stamp set.

I loved the way it looked. It was so soft and feminine, perfect for Mum or any special lady.

Please head over to our blog to  check out the wonderfully inspirational work by the rest of the Design Team!  I hope you will find the time to join our challenge this month.

I look forward to seeing what you create!  Good luck!

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit.  I love to read your comments and will be sure to check out your blog.

I hope all is going well for you all! Stay safe!

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

Cupcake Inspiration Challenge #543- Mother’s Day / Someone Special /Feminine

We Love Stamping – May – For a Lady or Girl

SSS Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

Stamping Sensations – May challenge – Flora or Fauna

Bizzy Becs Challenge – May 2022 Anything Goes Challenge

Lace Cover Die (HLS – Dies)

Hello and welcome

We’re back with a new challenge over at Happy Little Stampers –  Anything Goes with Dies – May .   As always, anything goes in this challenge. So, I hope you’ll find time in  your busy life to join in the fun this month!

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My card features Altnew – Doodled Lace Die cut from kraft cardstock. This was one of my first Cover Dies I ever bought as I just loved as it’s so different with it’s obvious floral lacy design.

The panel was coloured using Prismacolor pencils before being added to black card front.

I have always loved this pretty die and at the end I had a time deciding whether to use back or white for the background.

I decided not to add a sentiment but wait to see how I wanted to use it.

Time to head over to our blog to check out the great work by the rest of the Design Team!

I look forward to seeing what you create this month!

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit.  I love to read your comments.

Have a good day and stay safe!

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

SSS Wednesday Challenge – Feminine

Allsorts Challenge – May Week 675 😊 Favourite stamps and/or dies

Die Cut Divas Challenge

Cupcake Inspiration Challenge #543- Mother’s Day / Someone Special /Feminine

Daring Cardmakers May Elemental Challenge (die cut, colour and flowers)

Less is More – Happy Birthday – You make life sweet!

Happy Saturday everyone. It’s time for a new challenge over at LIM. The challenge is to create using the theme: Use a Tag.

My card uses some fun sets from Newton’s Nook – ‘Newton’s Donut’ and ‘Cat Treats’.

The sentiments and small images were stamped on a strip of white card and watercoloured before being added to the side of the card front.

The large donut image was stamped on the tag, watercoloured and the icing covered with Glossy Accents to add some fun!! The birthday sentiment is from the ‘Cocktail Mixer’ set. The edges had distress ink added as well as a scrap of hot pink ribbon for the bow. It was added to the front with raised tape.

Please head over to our blog and check out the wonderfully inspirational work by the rest of the Design Team!  I hope you will find the time to join our challenge.

I look forward to seeing what you create!  Good luck!

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit.  I love to read your comments.

Stay safe

Cheers

Helen

Challenges:

AAA Cards Game #214: Moodboard + Birthday

We Love Stamping – May – For a Lady or Girl

Snippets Playground Challenge #427

SSS Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #428 – Birthdays