Sunday, 30 October 2011

New Baby Card!!

Hi, can't believe this will be my 3rd post in a matter of days!! I had an order for a New Baby card so as I had two of these magnolia images coloured with Copics of course, I made two cards, this being the 2nd of the two and will post the other sometime soon.  The paper used is Canvas Corp - Pink & Ivory Ribbon Stripe/Words, as well as using a brown metallic paper, lace, pink organza ribbon and Kaisercraft pearls!

Over at Creative CAS blog the current challenge is ........... BABY BOOM so thought I would submit my card for this challenge, hope you like it.

Skin: E50,51, 53
Hair: E31,33,35,37
Nappy/Slippers: R20,22
Anita x

Christmas Cards with Charlie!!

It is a wet Sunday morning, so Charlie and I started making his Christmas cards - he went and got the punches that he was going to use and some Christmas embellishments I had got him a few weeks ago!!  This is Charlie sticking and making his cards, we then added kindyglitz for a bit of sparkle.....
Charlie doing the sticking!!
The finished Cards which I must say are very good.
 Well done Charlie the cards are beautiful.
Mummy x

Saturday, 29 October 2011

La La Land Marci

Well, another week gone by here's to the weekend, not much planned so looking forward to spending as much time as I can in my craft room, have a number of things to get onto - two wedding cards, two new baby girl cards and Christmas cards ready for my next class!!  Will have photos to show in a few days.  In the meantime, would like to show you this card which is using a La La Land Stamp Marci which I just love, this was one of my first LLLS to colour, the papers used were BoBunny - Gabrielle. 
Sorry, I don't remember which Copic colours used. I shall be entering this into the La La Land 'Customer Gallery' so please feel free to pop over and take a look at all the lovely creations!
Have a great weekend x
Anita x

Monday, 24 October 2011

Wedding Card!!

Hi everyone, hope you are all having a great start to the week.  Today, I have a card to share with you which is a wedding card, made using a digi image from Tiddly Inks  'You & me' which I previewed in my previous post!. I hope you like it and will be entering this into the following challenge: By the Cute & Girly - Anything Goes.

Copics used:
Skin: E50, 51, 53
Hair: E31, 33, 35, 37 &  E000, 71, 77, 79
His Jacket: C0, 1, 3, 5 7
His Pants: W2, 3, 5, 7
His Top: YR000, 00, 02
Her Dress: N0, 2, 3 & YR000, 00, 02
Clear Spica for the sparkle!!  
Wishing you all a great week ahead!
Anita x

Sunday, 23 October 2011

Copic colouring!!!

Wow...  It is very late and am still up as we have had Harvey's 1st birthday afternoon tea today, which was a wonderful day spent with great friends and family!!  I just had to show this off, I have been commissioned to make a wedding card and the image I have chosen to colour is a Tiddly Inks digital image 'You & Me" which I just adore and am so pleased with my colouring I have to show, I hope you like it...  

Will put an image up once the card is finished.
Copics used:
Skin: E50, 51, 53
Hair: E31, 33, 35, 37 &  E000, 71, 77, 79
His Jacket: C0, 1, 3, 5 7
His Pants: W2, 3, 5, 7
His Top: YR000, 00, 02
Her Dress: N0, 2, 3 & YR000, 00, 02
Clear Spica for the sparkle!! 
Hope you enjoy!
Anita x

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Love Magnolia - a new blog challenge starting soon!!

Bron from Shopbron is starting a new Magnolia Stamp Card Challenge Blog called Maggie Lovers Challenge Blog!!  To celebrate Bron is holding random draws for a free New stamp for every week till Bron thinks there are enough, from the newest Christmas Collection WOW.  All you need do is become a follower of the new Challenge.... HERE.....  How fantastic is this!!

If you would like more information, then check out Bron's Blog HERE

Have fun....
Anita x

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

1st Birthday!!

Firstly, I would like to wish my special little baby Harvey a very Happy 1st Birthday!!! We went to playgroup this morning and enjoyed chocolate cupcakes which I made this morning, then this evening we have friends coming over for more cake, present opening and birthday wishes.

The card I made is using Callum from Sugar Nellie stamps, of course I coloured using copics and the paper was Bella! Paper Boy Paperz!!!

Harvey enjoying is very first Chocolate cupcake yummy!!!
I will be entering this card into the M4M Susans Sketch Challenge:
The copics used were:
E000, 00, 02
R11, 17, 27, 29, 37
B93, 95, 97, 99 (complimentary: YG03)
C0, 1, 3, 5

Thank you for stopping by and hope you have a great day!
Anita x

Friday, 14 October 2011

Finally Something to Share!!

Wow, what a week it has been!! Half term over with so this week it has been back to the usual duties with the little ones, swimming, playgroup, mothers group and of course making time for crafting, I had a class to get organised for this week as well as getting sorted for the Picture to Page show this weekend.  Oh and then I decided to torture myself and do a 1½ hour Zumba class for the first time, although it couldn't of been that bad have signed up for 10 weeks and to be honest I actually feel pretty good, bonus!!!!

Anyway, I took some inspiration from Cassandra at and was given the chance to decorate a dress form for my LSS (Creative Dreams) and here are a few photos:

The paper collection used was: BoBunny Blitzen along with various trimmings/ ribbons and a few flowers!!

Have also been working on Christmas card samples for the show and here are a few:

These have been created using the Imaginisce Christmas collection along with Craft Concepts Merry Christmas Embossing Folder and the beautiful tree is Couture Creations - Bauble Tree! 

That is it for now hope you enjoy, have a great weekend.
Anita x

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Mad for Markers Current Challenge - Favourite Colour Combo

The card I have created is using the wonderful Angelina's Balloons from Mo's Digital Pencil, along with papers from Kaisercraft's Miss Nelly 6½" paper pad and various flowers...  I am entering this card into the Mad for Markers - Favourite Colour Combo Challenge and currently am just loving the green and pinks. 
The copic's I believe that I used are: (as silly me forgot to write them down!)
Skin: E000, 00, 02, 11
Hair: E31, 33, 35, 37
Pants & Balloons: YG00, 03, 06 11 (contrast V01)
Dress & Socks: RV000, 02, 06, 21, 34 (contrast BG00)

Thank you for stopping by and have a great day.
Anita x

Saturday, 1 October 2011

Baby Shower Invitations!

It's been a few days or so, well I had started on Christmas card samples for the Picture to Page Scrapbooking & Papercraft Show  (, where I will be demonstrating for my LSS. Please come visit us and say hello. 

As I said, had started making Christmas Cards, that was until I got an order for 21 off Baby Shower Invitations which I had to swiftly get working on: 

The first image shows just getting everything organised with cutting out and colouring of the Mini Magnolia image (Tingla in Bunny Slippers) one by one, yes all 21 of them!!!  The bottom is 8 off the invitations complete, only another 13 to go.....  Wishing you all a lovely weekend, although the weather here in Melbourne is shocking, it can only get better hey!!! 
Anita x