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Friday, March 27, 2015

Egg-cited!!

 I am so 'Egg-cited' to share an Easter project I've been messing around with this morning. It started by a visit to the supermarket to buy some eggs.......I wanted white ones. Well do you think I could find any. NO! So I opened up a few packs and did a swap around and picked the lightest colours to make up my dozen. I first blew the insides out.......then sprayed them with Pink colour shine, some glue, then rubbed gold glitter all over. 
They look so pretty!


Check out this adorable plate stand I found at the shops last week :)
So so cute......I just had to have it!


There is house work to be done...time to stop playing,
So nice of you to visit, enjoy your weekend!

Traceyx

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Happy Birthday

Helloooo.........Another card today using "All That Glitters" kaiser papers. 


I've used a pocket card from the same collection, it has really shiny gold spots......which look brown in the photo. The balloons were stamped then embossed with gold.......which look brown too, ahhh :(  It really is all gold and glittery! Hope you get the idea ? I coloured the seam binding ribbon to match the papers.
This is the sketch I followed from MFT card challenge.


Can you believe its Thursday already...... I'm still painting furniture! Thought I'd show you a shabby little dresser
 I completed a few weeks ago. I am so happy with how it looks :) Oh...the suit cases got a coat of paint too :)



Happy Creating

Traceyx

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Lets Celebrate!

Hello..................So nice of you to visit :)
I have another card to show you , using more pretty papers from the new Kaiser collection 'All That Glitters'

The card base was cut using 'Art philosophy' cricut cartridge.
The background print is a very shiny gold foil.......it really doesn't show that well in the photo, but I hope you get the idea :)

My card for Pam.......she celebrated her 80th Birthday over the weekend.




Enjoy your week Everyone

Traceyx

Monday, March 23, 2015

In the Garden

Happy Monday Everyone!
The new "Die cut" challenge at Stuck on U Sketches is 
In the Garden
I'm really loving the overlays from the 'Artfully Sent' cricut cartridge.......this Butterfly one is really pretty!


I used water colour paper and Stampin up water colour crayons, to create the background,a few drips of colour shine and a sprinkle of sequins.  A couple of the cut out butterflies layered with a pretty doily and button.
Its quite a cas card for me!!

Hope you can join us

Traceyx

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A Layout and Card

Hey Everyone...
Today I have a layout and a card to share!

For my layout I followed this sketch from "Sketchy Boards"


Initially I found this a real challenge.......but once I chose the paper range I was going to work with it came together really fast.
I used George cricut cartridge for the flowers and Art Booking for Happy.


On Saturday I showed you a card I created using papers from the new Kaiser collection "All that Glitters"
Here is another one :)
Love these pretty papers!

Saturdays card.........same papers, just reversed.

Thanks for looking....so nice of you to stop by

Traceyx

Monday, March 16, 2015

Celebrate Your Day

This week in The Shabby Tea Room # 248 the challenge is called
Beautiful Blooms
Crafty Secrets is our sponsor for this challenge.....Don't you just love the gorgeous papers I have used on my card. I've added a little glitter for some extra Sparkle...loving the cute bike paper clip too. 
Celebrate your day is a stamp from Paper Sweeties


Here's the inspiration photo.



Can't wait to see what you create..........you have a chance of winning some digital files from Crafty Secrets.

Happy Monday Everyone........Have a fabulous week!

Traceyx

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Dare to Dream

Its the weekend....yay!
Just a quick post to share a card I have made with the new Kaiser collection " All that Glitters". The papers are so pretty...love the gold glitter paper which I have used to make the flower. 


The challenge for March is to make a card with this collection 

Happy creating
Traceyx

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

You & Me

Hey Everyone,
I really liked this sketch from 'Kraft Plus' March challenge.


Here is what I came up with

I sponged circles onto a paper bag with gold paint.....gold ric rac, a string of gold sequins, some stamping , more sequins and beads. Love the button that reads - Every day needs a little Sparkle

' All that Glitters'

So nice of you to visit
Happy Creating

Tracey

Monday, March 9, 2015

Cherish Each Day

Hey everyone,
The new Die cut challenge at Stuck on U Sketches is 
" Lucky Green"
I think my Shabby little card could be used for any occasion even though I went with a St Patrick's day theme .
I have used Cricut 'Artfully sent' cartridge to cut the pocket card with a shamrock cut out.  I sprayed it with colour shine along with the flower, which are layered Shamrocks .....my favorite doilies and bling. Oh and another page from my dictionary :)



I'm linking my card up with 'Craftin Desert Diva's' .....use lots of Green.

There is not a lot of creating with paper happening here at the moment! I've been busy painting , painting , painting! Shabbying up furniture and old suitcases. The weekend was spent out in the garden Puppy proofing........a lost cause I think!!
Happy Monday to You......enjoy your week
Thanks for visiting

Tracey

Monday, March 2, 2015

Pop of Pink

Happy Monday to You!
Pop of Pink is the new challenge theme at The Shabby Tea Room
along with this pretty photo for inspiration.


I have used a pretty flower overlay from the "Artfully Sent" cartridge.



The overlay originally cut  inside a frame......I didn't like it, so I cut it off. I brushed it with some gesso, then smooch ink to add a little sparkle. More pages from my dictionary for the butterfly..its also brushed with gesso. I inked the seam binding ribbon to match.
So there you have my card with a POP of PINK
Have fun with the challenge.......

are sponsoring us, you could win a $10 voucher to the store!!

Be sure to visit The Shabby Tea Room to see what the other girls have created.

Enjoy the new week
Happy creating
Tracey

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

For You

Hi Everyone, 
I made this Shabby little card yesterday for a friends Birthday.
The pretty papers are 'Needle and Thread'  by Kaiser...its a real favorite of mine. I've used collectables from the same collection then added Doilies, buttons and lace....oh, and a torn page from a dictonary.
You are SEW special


 The inside of the card is Kraft....I stamped this rose image then coloured it in with eye shadow. ( Like I explained in yesterdays post)
Looking at it now maybe I should have used pink.....but in case it didn't look good , I went with gold....this gave just a slight shimmer to the kraft.


Maria from 'Very Special Creations' said you can also add it to your home made mists..........thanks for that great tip Maria :)
Enjoy your week
Happy creating
Tracey

Monday, February 23, 2015

Cheers

Hey Everyone, 
There is a new Die cut challenge at 'Stuck on U Sketches
the theme is Clothes
Here I am....the Maid of Honor at a friends wedding in October 2014. It was a lot of fun getting all dressed up......I'm  a jeans and T shirt kinda person, so this was different for me!!

In the top right side of the page I have used lots of rub on to add more flowers to the page
'Nifty Fifties' cricut cartridge was used to cut the dress form
I made the flowers using 'Art Philosophy' cartridge.
My daughter was throwing out these eye shadows out....... I must be able to use them for something I thought!......Yep, I added a small amount of glue to the center of the flowers , then with the sponge applicator I dusted a little purple eye shadow over them. They have a real shimmer, its a bit hard to see in the photo. mmm.....the possibilities ??...I love recycling and saving money!
I followed this sketch from "Stuck?"
I am also linking up with 'Red Carpet Studio'
Each day a different member of the die cut team have a project to show you.......be sure to visit.
Sometimes everyday life takes over from crafting.....I have had no time to visit you, but I will soon.
Tracey

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Capture the Details

Hi everyone,
I have created this layout following the sketch and colour challenge from "Sketchy Boards"
A great sketch for using up all those scraps of papers! I've added some stitching with gold thread...that was a bit of a challenge - it kept getting caught up in the machine! Some enamel dots, stamping,sequins, handmade flowers.
I used 'Art Booking' cricut cartridge for the title. The background paper is white....it looks cream in the photo :(

We are expecting a cyclone to hit the coast in the early hours of the morning.
Lots of scrapping over the next few days I think!

So nice of you to visit....thankyou

Tracey

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Celebrate

Hello......so nice of you to visit!
I made this shabby little card a month ago for a friends birthday...I forgot to share it!
The Polaroid card is from Typo....I sugar coated the rim of the glass with glitter, a little lace, crinkle ribbon and a gorgeous doily! Celebrate is a stamp from 'Paper Sweeties'

On the inside... the recipe!
Have a great week everyone
Happy creating
Tracey

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Shabby Tea Room #246

Hey Everyone,
Its time to show you the card I have made for the new challenge at The Shabby Tea Room 
Mason Jar Love  is the theme...along with this pretty photo for inspiration.

 Kate's ABC cricut cartridge was used to cut the jar . I added lots of sequins , tiny beads and sparkley butterflies to the mason jar shaker. I ripped some pages from an old dictionary for the flower...adding a pretty doily and button.
The sponsor for this challenge is Bugaboo Stamps..you could win 7 digital stamps by joining us! I have used 'Butterfly tag' from Bugaboo.
Be sure to check out the pretty projects the other DT members have created.
Happy Monday to you

Tracey

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Birthday

Helloooooooooo,

I really liked this sketch from "Stuck?"
combined with this gorgeous colour challenge from "Scrapmuch?
To play along all you need to do is use at least 4 of the colours.......
I have used red, Aqua - light and dark, Coral buttons, grey in the title and Green salad!
Can you see the background in the photo? A perfect match to the Kaiser background paper! Cricut Art Booking cartridge was used to cut the title 'Birthday'.
I can't believe how fast this week is going...time flies when your having fun.
Happy Creating
Tracey

Monday, February 9, 2015

Wonderful Moments....

Hey Everyone...happy Monday to You!

Today I would like to share the layout I created for the latest Die cut challenge at 'Stuck on U Sketches'.
Key to my Heart
We would like to see Hearts, Locks and /or Keys


I really liked the Heart overlay HERE, but I do not have the program to be able to cut it.........so I created my own in 'Cricut Craft Room' using George cartridge welding all the hearts together. I then sprayed it with Heidi Swapp colour shine......it has a beautiful shimmer. Mothers Day Bouquet cartridge was used to make the flowers. They are the same as the ones I created a few posts back. HERE. On the solid white hearts I stamped the definition of LOVE in a pale pink.....its a little hard to read.

The renovation of my living area has been keeping me busy.....its nearly done! 
I'll be visiting you soon

Have a great week

Tracey

Monday, February 2, 2015

The Shabby Tea Room # 245

Hey Everyone.......happy Monday to you!
Its time to start creating  for your 'Valentine'
The new challenge theme at The Shabby Tea Room is 'I {Heart} You'
along with this pretty photo for inspiration.
My Artistic Adventures Etsy is sponsoring this challenge. 
I have used 'Vintage Victorian Shabby Chic cupid arrow postcards and Vintage Valentine Sweethearts digital paper on both cards.
I really love the pretty Heart prints........Here's another card with the blue paper. I have used 'Life's a Party cricut cartridge to cut the Heart shape card and 3 D Bows for the paper bow.  The heart shape window was created in Cricut Craft Room. I covered the edges with gold paint ( I have no ink) I know it looks a bit messy!  I rubbed it on with my fingers, then I picked up the bow, which then left paint where I  didn't want it.....Oh well.......lets call it 'Shabby' ?

Paper Sweeties 'Hello Friend' stamp set for the inside.


Lets see Your {Heart} creations........for a chance to win some pretty papers.
Be sure to check out what the other DT members have created

Happy Crafting

Tracey

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