lördag 21 december 2013

Allsorts- brown and blue

An especially good morning to you all since Christmas holiday has started for me =)
At Allsorts we have a colour combo challenge for you and it will run for two weeks, great isn't it. That way the design team will get a short, but well earned, break as well.

The colour combo is brown and blue and I used the image Dot in winter from Digi Darla, one of our sponsors this challenge.

The sponsors are:

Digi Darla 5 images of winners choice

Prize is a stamp of winners choice

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fredag 20 december 2013

SFTW - Anything goes

This fortnight at Stampin for the Weekend the theme is Anything goes and since we are sponsored by Rick st Dennis I used the Snowman with squirrel image on a silvery backing paper embossed with a TH die. I love these snowman images, so full of expression and so easy to colour!

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lördag 14 december 2013

Allsorts - Snowflakes

Morning and welcome to another glorious weekend :). It's time for a new challenge at Allsorts and since I'm in charge I chose Snowflakes as a theme ;) Sponsor is http://www.apassionforstamps.blogspot.com/


Image from Nicecrane, snowflakes made with a Marianne die and scalloped pearls from Wild Orchid.

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lördag 7 december 2013

Allsorts - anything but Christmas

For you who noticed my blooper last week, here is the post due for today ;)

Time for a challenge at Allsorts and the theme is Anything but Christmas. Well, you know how I like my boxes so I made a suitcase gift box.

And on another note (no pun intended), this evening is the Christmas concert with my chorus Snowflake Singers. One show this evening and one tomorrow. Over 600 tickets sold to each performance. Wish us luck! :)

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fredag 6 december 2013

SFTW - Use some red

time for a new challenge at Stampin for the Weekend and the theme is to use some red. I used this lovely image from our sponsor Saturated Canary and a bright red bow as focal point.

Have a lovely Friday!

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lördag 30 november 2013

Oh my, totally lost track of weeks, this is the correct post for today, so sorry!

THIS week at Allsorts the theme is Christmas carols sponsored by Digidarla and this is my contribution.

using Caroling kids from sponsor

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torsdag 28 november 2013

GDT for Cute Card Thursday

This week Rick is sponsoring a challenge at Cute Card Thursday and I have made a GDT project for that challenge, using the Ballerina Princess Bear rubber stamp. The image is coloured with distress markers and lots and lots of glitter glue. I adore this stamp, and it is even possible to get as a set with six different - but equally cute - bears so that you can make correlating projects. The set is called Bears set #1

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söndag 24 november 2013

Scrap och Ting - syskrin

dags igen att blogga för Scrap och Ting och jag har idag gjort ett syskrin. Mallen till det köpte jag här.

Jag använde de fantastiska papperen från Maja Design, rosor och några brads. Bradsen hade fel färg men det gjorde inget för jag tryckte dem mot en embossingdyna och doppade sedan i embossingpulver så hade jag löst det problemet :)

Som grund för skrinet använde jag vit cardstock, bra och stabilt papper att arbeta med.

Blogging today for Scrap och Ting and I made a sewing kit box kinda thingy :). Template on link above.

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lördag 23 november 2013

Allsorts - bring on the bling

new challenge at Allsorts and the theme is Bring on the Bling. You know, the kind of project that is so fun and easy to do but sooo hard to take a decent picture of :). Well, so is this... so shiny and sparkly but it doesn't really show in the photo. Template to the shoe found here.

other challenges:
gem of a challenge - sparkles

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fredag 22 november 2013

SFTW - Feeling festive

time for a new challenge at Stampin for the Weekend and the theme is Feeling Festive. I used a Magnolia image and a sentiment stamp from Vilda stamps, trying to keep it rather clean and simple - well, for me anyway :)
We are sponsored by Live and Love Crafts, the wonderful vintage scrap store, so hurry over and join us.

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torsdag 21 november 2013

The silver linings of teaching!

Today we had presentations about USA in class 8B and what a wonderful experience that was!
Well prepared students with interesting topics and the fluncy in this group is amazing!!! On a scale from 1-5 I rated all students 4 or 5. A sheer joy to enjoy and today I'm a very, very proud old teacher.

And one can only bow to the geniousness of serving the audience marshmallows-covered cupcakes to represent the junk-food consumption of Florida...

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lördag 16 november 2013

Allsorts - make a gift

today is a scheduled post since I'm at chorus practise with Snowflakes the entire weekend, the Christmas concert is just around the corner and it's going to be amazing!

So, for Allsorts this week the challenge is to make a gift, very suitable this time of the year :) I made a gift box with tea lights, a match box and a tag, cause all the lights is what I love most about the winter (well, that and Christmas is basically the only thing I like about winter, and don't say it - I know I've chosen the most illfitting place in the world to live, I have no defense...)

Anyhow, we are sponsored by Passion for stamps and the Craft barn so hop on over to our challenge blog to join the fun!

other challenges:
Sweet stampin - use tags
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lördag 9 november 2013

Allsorts - white Christmas

new challenge at Allsorts and the theme is White Christmas. I used the sentiment stamp Hearty Christmas from Flonz stamps, our sponsor this week. 

Now I'm gonna go out and put the bikes away cause it feels like winter is here to stay.

Have a lovely weekend!

other challenges:
http://www.flonzcraft.com/vsc/ - Traditional Christmas
Sweet stampin - Christmas is coming

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fredag 8 november 2013

SFTW - Fall colours

I'm hosting the current challenge at Stampin for the Weekend and the theme is Fall colours. And since there are so many warm and wonderful colours in the fall, it should be pleasant to hop around and check out the contributions!
I made a bottle tag with home-made roses, punched edge, distressed music sheet and a tag with an image from our sponsor Bugaboo.
The tag has already been given to a wonderful friend, but not blogged until now :).

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lördag 2 november 2013

Allsorts - Christmas cheer

at Allsorts this week the theme is Christmas cheer and I used the adorable penguin Francis from Digistamp Boutique since he looks to be cheering =).
Coloured with distress ink Stormy weather and Wild honey and framed with lace. Paper from Maja Design and sentiment from Floonz stamps.

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torsdag 31 oktober 2013

In the light of things

I don't know if it's an age thing but I've been rather displeased with the lighting in my scrap room. Yes, I have a day-light lamp, but apart from that it's just the ceiling lamp and the room has felt very dark lately. So at our trip to IKEA I bought a new set of lights and ...wow! It's like broad day-light in here now, I don't even need the day-light lamp.
So now I can start my new project - see all the christmas ornaments on the table? Gonna make myself a wreath :)

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tisdag 29 oktober 2013

Nicecrane fairies

I was generously given a choice of images from Nicecrane Designs and wow, the choice was hard! So many gorgeous sheets!!
But finally I settled for The Fairies and Angels save pack. The images are so detailed and crisp and I absolutely love the vintage feel so of course I had to make a card right away!
With a Marianne die as background, a bow and some flowers the image makes a wonderful focal point.

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söndag 27 oktober 2013

Scrap och Ting - marin tavla

dags att blogga lite för Scrap och Ting och idag tänkte jag visa en tavla jag gjort - med sommartema så här mitt i allt höstrusk :)
Jag plockade fram papper från Reprint och Maja Design som jag använde kantskrapa och distresser på. Klippte ut trekanter som vimplar och ritade snöret på fri hand. Jag kunde till och med knyta en riktig råbandsknop, heja mej :). Snäckorna plockades på en utlandsresa för länge sedan och kom nu till användning. Med hjälp av smältlim fäster de bra.

Blir en bra tavla att hänga i sommarstugan, inte för att jag har nån, men jag känner ju dem som är lyckliga stugägare ;)
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lördag 26 oktober 2013

Allsorts - treemendous

Time for a new challenge at Allsorts and our fantastic teamie Brenda has set the challenge to treemendous - so have a tree of sorts on your creation.
I used an image by Penny Black and backing paper from Reprint.

We are sponsored by DigiDarla and Yours and Mine papercrafts so you don't wanna miss this one!

Other challenges:
Sweet stampin challenge - wood, trees or leaves
Penny black and more - anything goes
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fredag 25 oktober 2013

SFTW - something spooky

time for a new challenge at Stampin for the weekend and the theme is to make something spooky. I used my favourite Halloween image Pumpkin witch from Rick st Dennis and made a gift tag. Just cause it's spooky doesn't mean it can't be cute - right? :)

Other challenges:
Simon says - Halloween
crafty creations - Halloween characters
stampArctic - anything goes
creative inspirations - anything goes
creative belli - Halloween
MAWTT - shape ut
Crafts 4 eternity - Halloween
totally papercrafts - no squares allowed

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lördag 19 oktober 2013

Allsorts - ribbon and bow

this week I'm hosting the challenge at Allsorts. And since I live way up in the north of Sweden where we actually got snow this week (not a lot and it didn't stay but still...) I needed something to keep my mind off the freezing weather. And what better than pretty ribbons and bows!  

So use ribbon and bows on your creations this week so the images can warm my heart :)
I made a "mini card" with a Magnolia image, a Memory box die, pearls and seam binding.

Our two sponsors this week are:

4 images of winners choice
other challenges:

Midweek Magnolia - Song birds (Champagne supernova by Oasis)

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