Saturday, 21 May 2016

Allsorts - Happy 7th birthday Allsorts

Imagine that, Allsorts has been around for 7 years! And how rewarding it has been to be a part of the Design Team since February 2010. My celebrational card is a clean and simple one, using stamps from Winnie and Walter with  just a diecut edge and a pretty bow as accentuation. 

We are celebrating with a fantastic prize by our sponsor:


The prize is a £50 store voucher to spend at their web site. What will your celebration project be like? Cause you are joining, aren't you? This is an opportunity you don't want to miss! 
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Saturday, 14 May 2016

Allsorts - Vintage

Time for another challenge at Allsorts. This time with a Vintage-theme, just up my alley :)

I made a tag using a LotV-image, maybe it will come in handy when my nephew and his girlfriend have their baby in August :)

There are some lovely dies from Marianne Design up for grabs so hurry over and join in.


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Saturday, 7 May 2016

Allsorts - Magic in the air

Morning,
this afternoon my chorus is competing in the Nordic Championships in barbershop, wish us luck :).
But first I want to announce our new challenge over at Allsorts where Brenda felt that There's magic in the Air so think fairies, toadstools, elves and all things mystical.

My project is a fairy door to put for instance in the garden. Made with pebbles and popsicle sticks coloured with grey acrylic paint. i glued the pebbles around the door using white glue with grey paint, sand and some silver sparkles in it. Keyhole and hinges made with black liquid pearl. The hook is a bent wire and the key a metal charm. It's fun to use other material than paper sometimes :).


We are sponsored by Crafty Ribbons.

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Saturday, 30 April 2016

Allsorts - cherry on top

Welcome to a new challenge at Allsorts. This week I'm hosting and I set the theme to Cherry on top. It doesn't necessarily have to be a cherry but I want your project to feature some kind of fruit or berries. I went for strawberries. First attempt to make a watercolour background, turned out rather nicely. Image is a Clear dollar stamp.


We are sponsored this week by the Digistamp Boutique and Sizzix so hop on over to Allsorts for your chance to win.
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Thursday, 28 April 2016

Sugar bowl - anything goes

Last Thursday of the month means a new challenge at The Sugar Bowl, BUT we have moved and can now be found at the Sugar Nellie blog.
For this challenge that is once again Anything goes I used Cherry pip in soft lavender colours and went for a chabby chic look.
So hop on over to the Sugar Nellie blog for your chance to win some of the amazing digi images of the Sugar Nellie range.
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Saturday, 23 April 2016

Allsorts - red/white/blue

Welcome to a new challenge at Allsorts. This week the theme is Red/White/Blue. Since I normally use very soft and smudged colours this primary colour combo scared me a bit. But I rolled up my sleaves and dug into it and I'm pretty pleased with the result. I might try these rather strong colours again.

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Saturday, 16 April 2016

Allsorts - ribbon and roses

Welcome to a new challenge at Allsorts. This week the theme is ribbon and roses
Using a Scrapberry topper image made this a very quick and easy card to make. Sometimes a girl just wants to be lazy ;)
We are sponsored this week by Crafty Ribbons. And that's where I got the gorgeous gold ribbon!

Other challenges:
IamRoses - anything goes
CraftyCatz - monochrome
WordArtWednesday - anything goes
Bunny Zoe challenge - travelling/transport
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Saturday, 9 April 2016

Allsorts - purple passion

This week's challenge at Allsorts is Purple passion, so anything purple will do nicely. My card is quite simple with a sentiment in focus, some lace and flowers. Sentiment is computer generated, you can find it under the Freebie tab.


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