Tuesday 26 September 2017

Conie Fong - Bella Rose

Hi everyone 

Tonight's card is one I have been working on for a few days now. I recently won a $10 gift voucher for Conie Fong stamps in a challenge and purchased this beautiful stamp with part of my winnings. I decided to use Polychromos to colour this one but used Copics to do the hair. 

Image: Bella Rose
Chipboard 'Birthday' & 'Wishes - Make It Crafty
Embellishments from The Ribbon Girl 

Keep Smilin'
Stacey xxx

Saturday 23 September 2017

Lili Of The Valley Christmas

Hi everyone 

I decided to crack on with the Christmas cards this weekend. I love Lili Of The Valley Christmas papers and I'm so happy now they are available in Digi format! I couldn't wait to use them so started with the Frosty Blue papers. I just had to use a James Bear image from LOTV too!

Chipboard word & Snowflake: Make It Crafty
Pompom trim, Pearls and ribbon: The Ribbon Girl
Snowy Acetate: Hunkydory 

Copics Used:
Hat & Scarf: B97 B93 B91
Bear: W5 W3 W1 W0 

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Keep Smilin'
Stacey S 

Thursday 21 September 2017

Happy 1st Birthday

Hi everyone

Todays card has a little story behind it:
I love this cute little shaker card I have made for a little boy that I follow on Facebook who was born with Donnai-Barrow Syndrome. His parents face everyday with such bravery and Mylo's page is written by his dad but he writes it as if it is Mylo speaking to his 'fans'. He is such a cute little boy and a fighter! I have followed him everyday since he was about 4 or 5 months old and his 1st birthday is coming up. I messaged his dad (The 'fat bearded weirdo' as he calls himself through Mylo) and asked if I could send a card for Mylo and he even answered the message as if it was Mylo replying to me. An amazing family who certainly make you sit back and realise there are always people with bigger struggles then you and yet they still face it with a smile on their face and find humour in even the hardest of times.

You can follow Mylo's journey on Facebook HERE 
Mylo's mummy and daddy also have a blog HERE 

Ribbon - The Ribbon Girl
Giraffe Charm - The Ribbon Girl
Chipboard 'Birthday' & Stars - Make It Crafty 

I hope Mylo had a fantastic Birthday and I look forward to following him, his big bro and the 'rents'  on FB for another year! 

Keep Smilin'
Stacey S xxxxx 

Saturday 16 September 2017

Unicorn Dreams - Make It Crafty

Hi everyone 

I recently decided to try colouring an image with 'no lines' WOW What a  difference it makes to your finished image. I am not going to lie to you, it was hard! It took a lot longer then a normal colouring and took a lot of concentration. 

I will definitely be doing more of these though. 

Image: Unicorn Dreams - Make It Crafty 
Other Products all Available from The Ribbon Girl 

Copics used:
Skin:  E4 E11 E21 E00 E000 R20 
Hair: E5 E53 E51 E50 
Pink: R85 R83 R81
Dark Pink  RV99 R59 R56

Pencils Used (Polychromos)
Hair: 177 
Unicon: 232, 231, 230, 145, 185, 219, 113, 166, 105

Keep Smilin'
Stacey S xxxx

Thursday 14 September 2017

It's beginning to look a lot like.....September!

Hi everyone 

OK OK so there is still months to go but I LOVE Christmas and will be concentrating on Christmas cards from now. 

Today I am bringing you some inspiration using The Ribbon Girl products including these new GORGEOUS papers! 

I used two of the papers to make todays card: 




Products from The Ribbon Girl:

Other Products:
Silver mirror card 
Lili Of The Valley Image - James Santa Stop Here

Keep Smilin'
Stacey S xxx

In The Pink - Flower Power

Hi everyone

We have a new challenge today over at In The Pink Challenges for you

Today's theme is Anything Goes to celebrate In The Pink turning 5!!! 
Great news - Our challenges are now every 4 weeks! Giving you more time to enter!

Our generous sponsor this time is All Dressed Up - you could win two free digital images if your name is chosen at random from our Perfect Pinkies.!


Image: New Hair Do - All Dressed Up 
Papers: -  Stamped Pink by The Royal Digital Store
Chipboard 'Hugs': -  Make It Crafty 
Embellishments available from - The Ribbon Girl 

Pop over to In The Pink Challenges blog to have a look at the gorgeous projects from the rest of the DT. 

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
As You Like It Challenges - Flora or Fauna
(Definitely Flora for me. Although I love animals of all kinds I very rarely use them in my cards. Flowers brighten up any card - and are a blessing in that you can hide any mistakes with a flower hehe)
Crafting With An Attitude - Anything Goes
Tic Tac Toe Challenges - Ribbon-Floral-Patterned Paper
Creative Knockouts - Anything Goes

Keep Smilin'
Stacey S xxx