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**

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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 atΒ 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 πŸŽ‰ 🎈 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.

Hello and welcome

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 πŸŽ‰ 🎈 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!Β  The theme Β is Β Anything Goes (Optional ‘Nature’)Β 

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

Wishing you a Happy Birthday (HLS- Watercolour)

I would like to thank the team over at Sisterhood of Crafters for awarding my card Top Sister in their May Flowers Challenge. I am honoured! It means a lot.

Hello and welcome

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

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My card features the Altnew – Clematis stamp.

Once stamped, I watercoloured it using a mix of Distress inks and Tombow pens.

I framed the panel using Altnew – Fine Frames Cover Die.

The sentiment is from Altnew – Breezy bouquet stamp set.

I love the way these frames allow the blue flowers to pop!

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:

Time Out Challenge 212 – Spring

Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge – April Showers Bring May Flowers

PIP Challenge 2217

Your Next Stamp Challenge #183 – Flower Power

SSS Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes