Sunday, April 6, 2014

The Sweetest Thing

Hi everyone, today I would like to share with you a card I have made for the current challenge at Bizzy Becs.

The challenge for April is to create a card/project  which  has -  Cupcake's, cake, chocolate, etc.... what ever gets those taste buds salivating!!!!  Our challenge this month is brought to you by our DT gal Francy so pop on over to our blog and check out the rest of the DT's work.



I used the following elements to create my card they are available to order via Bizzy Becs online store just follow the links.  There are other gorgeous goodies too, so check them out.

Blue butterfly digi stamp - Once upon a time collection (Cupcake Fairy) coloured with Copics
Bizzy Bec free digi sentiments -  Circle Sentiment (Cupcake wishes)
Nellie Snellen Die - Round Lily
Spellbinder dies - Petite Oval & Floral Oval
Paper packs - 6 x 6


This months winner will receive a stamp and die set by Taylored Expressions kindly donated by Bizzy Beces online store, wow what a great prize!   Check out the store for info on how to get $10.00 off storewide, promotion extended until 30th April 2014.

Cant wait to see you creations.

Happy crafting


Karen








Saturday, March 22, 2014

Celebrate

Hi everyone.

Yesterday we were awoken to a strange noise outside, couldn't believe it.  It was raining and we even had some thunder.  Admittedly it didn't last very long but it was a very pleasant relief after the weeks of back to back hot sticky weather.  Maybe fingers crossed we will get some more...oh I hope we don't have to wait too long, after all it is Autumn when all said and done.

Yesterday at a friends house I got to play with some new Aladine Izink pigment inks and have to say they are very noice, we watched a video that Donna Downey had put up on her blog of her play with them  and we were very inspired.

Today though I would like to share with you a card I made using Dylusion Inks - Bubblegum Pink and Vibrant Turquoise both of these colours and more,  are available to order via Bizzy Bec's online store here.
I mixed them with some water and love how the colours ran into each other and created new colours, very yummy.


I have also used a Memory Box Die - Prim Poppy which also can be ordered  via Bizzy Becs and while you are there check out the new Memory Box Dies and Stencils that are available to order here.  The word celebrate is a My Favourite Thing word die and is from my own stash, together with the Kaiser bling.

At the moment there is $5.00 off storewide until the 31st March just by using the code FEBFIVE at checkout.

There is also still plenty of time to get crafty and join us for this months challenge  - Children or Babies and the winner gets a new release Wild Rose Studio die.

Thanks for dropping in, until next time Happy Crafting

Karen


Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Bizzy Becs March Challenge

Hi everyone and welcome to another challenge at Bizzy Becs.  This months theme is Babies/Children and is by DT Kelly.  The theme is very appropriate for Kelly as she has just welcomed her new son "Noah".

The prize this month is kindly donated by Bizzy Becs Online Store  and is a new release die from Wild Rose Studio.

I had lots of fun with my card this month and have used Memory Box dies - which I love and Bizzy Becs 6x6 paper pack and Stickles.   Perfect card for a young girl maybe getting her first bicycle for her birthday.   All of these and lots more can be found here at the online store.



Memory Box Dies :   Tessatina Border
                                  Brand New Bicycle
Poppy Stamps Die:    Simple Banner
Bizzy Becs 6x6 paper pack
Sullivans Balloon Punch
coloured twine
Stickles - crystal


Thanks for looking, cant wait to see all of your gorgeous creations, so get all your goodies out and start creating.  Don't forget to also pop over to the challenge blog and see the gorgeous inspiration from the rest of the DT gang.

Until next time, happy crafting.

Karen

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Tea Light Candle Holder

Hi everyone.

We are just starting our 3rd week of 30+ and have to say I am so over it.  Cannot wait until we have some nights were the temp is around 12 -15c so we can get some sleep and the house can cool down some.

Anyhow,  today I would like to share with you an idea I found some time ago on the internet and have been busting to try it out.  It also happens to fit very well with this month challenge at Bizzy Becs - Love/Friendship.  It would sit very nicely on a table with a bunch of roses for a romantic dinner for two.






I had a lot of fun doing this and have recycled a Vegemite Jar, some tissue paper, a split ring, an old bead, some used black ribbon.  The butterfly charm was in a card making kit which are currently out of stock and are normally found here at Bizzy Becs.

The stamps used are all Stamp It and there is a great selection available for pre order at Bizzy Becs here. I have used Air Balloon, Traditional Cameral, Journal Cage and an old French Script and they were stamped onto the tissue paper with a black Archival Ink Stamp Pad.  To attach the tissue paper I used a gel medium onto the back of the tissue paper and jar and when it was dry went over the tissue paper to seal it further.

Thanks for looking hope you have had a wonderful weekend.

Happy creating

Karen




Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Love



Hi and welcome to  a new challenge at Bizzy Becs Store Blog.  This month being February our challenge is Love/Friendship and is brought to you by our DT gal Sally.



The prize this month is a mystery surprise stamp from Wild Rose Studio and is kindly donated from Bizzy Becs online store.  So pop on over an check the fabulous inspiration this month from the rest of the DT gals.

I have kept my card this month quite plain and simple, but love the white and red.   To create my card  I  used Dark Room Stamp Set "Hearts" which I embossed with white and black embossing powder and a Memory Box Die "Virtuoso Music" onto White Bazzill card stock.




Dark Room Door stamps are available to preorder at  Bizzy Becs  together with Memory Box Dies, you can find them here.

With Valentines Day just around the corner now is the perfect time to get creating a make a card for that someone special in your life and at the same time join our challenge this month and be in the running for this months prize.

Thank you dropping by, happy crafting.

Karen

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Play

Hi everyone.  Wow what a few weeks we have been having with this back to back 35+ days it has been just awful - thank goodness for air conditioning and fans I say, surely there must be some cooler days soon.

Anyhow today I would like to share  a card I made for one of my son's mates who has just turned 21 and as it happens can play the drums, so this Kenny K image Buggin Drummer was just perfect.


Also used are elements from Card Making Kit #3 (for men), Memory Box Dies - Distressed Tag & Virtuoso Music and Green Tara Burlap ribbon -coffee and Frayed Burlap Distress Ink Pad.  These are available to order and a whole lot more goodies via Bizzy Becs online store here.  The image was coloured with Copic Markers.

Thanks for dropping by, don't forget there are still 10 days left to join us for this months challenge "Anything Goes".

Happy crafting

Karen



Sunday, January 5, 2014

Picked Sweet

Happy New Year hope you all have had a great start to 2014 and had a wonderful Christmas.

There is a great challenge to welcome in 2014 over at Bizzy Becs this month "Anything Goes" so pop on over and join us.

The prize this month is a fabulous Darkroom Door Stamp and it is a surprise.  Bec has a fabulous assortment of Darkroom Door stamps available for pre-order here so don't miss out as preorders finish on the 15th January.

For my card for this month I have had a play with distress stamp pads and a Whimsy Stamp called Picked Sweet.  I was inspired this month by a card I had seen in a Craft Stamper magazine so thought I would have a play.  I have also used Memory Box Die - hello.


Memory Box Dies Distress Ink Pads are a new pre order available at Bizzy Becs  together with lots of other yummy things to create with so check them out here, but you will have to be quick as pre orders close on 12th January.

I have also used Spica Pens on the design but unfortunately it doesn't show up very well in the photo.

Distress Ink Pad colours are: Salty Ocean,Victoria Velvet, Scattered Straw, Worn Lipstick, Mowed Lawn and Weathered Wood.

Thanks for looking and hope that you can join in our challenges.

Happy crafting

Karen