Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Winner of my Blog Hop Comments

Firstly I want to thank everyone who took the time to leave a comment and here is the lucky person chosen from all my comments left on my blog (this one) for our recent Blog Hop and that was

Well done and congratulations, if you pop over to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot it will tell you how you can claim your prize from them, don't forget to pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Website and chose a image you would like as your prize.

I hope you enjoyed taking part in our Blog Hop and please do come back next year and take part again when we host one for our 11th Birthday in December, 2021.

The Paper Shelter Christmas Break Challenge - Anything Goes

 Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, I sincerely hope you enjoyed taking part in our Blog Hop and I expect you are getting excited to find out who the lucky person was who won the $100 prize if you go over to the Challenge Blog I'm sure you will find out maybe its you? Anyway this is our last Challenge for 2020 and as usual it will be a

Anything Goes

and this is a very popular theme and as it is we wont be commenting on your cards as both Teams will be taking time out to spend the holiday season with their families so I do hope you understand and bear with us we will be back on January 13th with our first Challenge for 2021.
Now I think its time for me to get on and to remind you that you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website. 
 

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this Card
 

 
 This little lady is so pretty and she is called "Real Life Hero" and you will find him here, I printed him onto white card and coloured her with my copic pens, afterwards I cut him out with one of my rectangle dies, afterwards I cut a larger one with a fancy edge in blue card and mounted them up together. The sentiment is stamped onto white card and cut with the same rectangle dies in two sizes and mounted in the same way as the image.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of the same pink card, the backing paper is also from the same design set as the image and you will find him here. I layered the paper onto a piece of the same pink card as the image and then placed a square doily in the middle and layered my mounted image on top, with the sentiment in the bottom right hand corner.
Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "Anything Goes" Challenge to.
Dont forget we wont be commenting on your entries and please dont forget that you are only allowed to enter 3 projects and one of these must carry one of our products. See you in January.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:

Wednesday, 2 December 2020

Blog Hop - Birthday/Celebrations - The Paper Shelter 10th Birthday Challenge

Good Morning fellow Paper Shelter Crafters and welcome to our annual Blog Hop and this is in celebration of their reaching their 10th Birthday on December 8th. It will be a two week Challenge and both Design Teams are taking part.

The Hop is our way of inviting you to join in with us and celebrate it too and this one is a 
 
"A SPECIAL CELEBRATION"

theme, which I know will be extremely popular!!!! and I hope you have landed here from The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot as you'll not want to miss out on the start of our Blog Hop as this one is extra special as both Our Design Teams have worked very hard to showcase the gorgeous images that are available from The Paper Shelter Website and each stop on the hop is offering one of their lucky commenters a digi of their choice, details of which are on The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot and you can always return back to the Challenge blogspot if at any time you loose your way to find out the next stop on the Hop.

Now to show you my own card for this Challenge


For my own card I have used "Cupcake Birthday" and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card and then coloured her with my copic pens, afterwards I used a circular die to cut her out and a fancy one for the mount out of pink card. 
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of the same pink card as the mount for the image and on top of this I have used the backing paper from the same design set as the image and you will find it here. I then wrapped two ribbons around the card and attached to the back a large white one on the left with balloons on and a cake and balloon one down the bottom.
I then placed my mounted image in the center with a stamped sentiment in the bottom right hand corner. To finish of I stamped a cake and cut it out with another die and placed a large cut number 10 on top.
From here your next stop on the hop is over to 


Don't forget to leave your comment for a chance of winning your choice of one of the fab digi's available in store.
Hop! Hop! Hop!
Good luck and hope you're enjoying it so far.
My Card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Challenge #451 - A Christmas Card - The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot

 Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers well this weeks theme is

A Christmas Card

and this is our last normal Challenge until the New Year as next week we will be hosting a very Special one its to celebrate our 10th Birthday and its to be our Annual two week Blog Hop and we will be having one ENOURMOUS  main prize for the Challenge Blog and that is for a mighty big amount of $100 and of course we will still be giving away a free image for you leaving comments on the blog hop for each of the Teams cards, so if I was you I would start to get crafting so that you can be ready to take part in the Challenge and it will be a theme to Celebrate a Special Occasion so I'm giving you lots of time to get creating that special card for it. 
But I think its time for me to get on and to remind you that you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this weeks theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website. 
 

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this Card
 

Well hes certainly a modern Santa I think my grandson is likely to give this a go, hes titled "Extreme Christmas" and you will find him here. I printed him onto white card before colouring him with my copic pens afterwards I cut him out with a rectangle die and used a fancy one for the mount out of blue card.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of the same blue card as the mount and the back paper is also from the same design set as the image and you will find it here, I then placed my mounted image in the center with a sentiment created in the same way by stamping it onto white card and cutting it out and placing onto another piece of the same blue card and then positioning it in the bottom right hand corner.
Don't forget to come back next week for our Special Birthday Blog Hop.
Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "A Christmas Card" Challenge to.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:
https://artydivaschallenge.blogspot.com/

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

Challenge #449 - A Card for a Child - The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers this weeks theme is one Im sure will be just ideal for a lot of you and its

A Card for a Child

I seem to create quite a lot of these especially for all my family and this one will go eventually to one of my granddaughters.
I have some very exciting news to tell you in a couple of weeks, as you are probably aware we always host a Blog Hop in December to Celebrate our Birthday and this years one is our 10th one and WOW we have a huge prize to give away, I will let you into the secret then.
I think its time for me to get on and to remind you that you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website. 
 

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this Card
 

 This little lady is so pretty and she is called "Little Butterfly" and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card and coloured her with my copic pens, afterwards I cut her out with one of my rectangle dies, afterwards I cut a larger one with a fancy edge in pink card and mounted them up together. The sentiment is stamped onto white card and cut with the same rectangle dies in two sizes and mounted in the same way as the image.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of the same pink card, the backing paper is also from the same design set as the image and you will find it here. I layered the paper onto a piece of the same pink card as the image and then placed a square doily in the middle and layered my mounted image on top, with the sentiment in the bottom right hand corner.
Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "A Card for a Child" Challenge to.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Challenge #447 - Halloween - The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot

 Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, well here we are almost at the end of October and its

Halloween

and I have to say that my great grandsons love this time of the year, they dress up and go out to collect sweets from neighbours and friends, whether they will be able to do that this year I dont know but Im sure they will definitely dress up as they love doing this all the time, not necessarily in Halloween Clothes.
I think its time for me to get on and to remind you that you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website. 
 

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this Card
 

 
this image is titled Not a Scary Scarecrow and you will find him here, I printed her onto white card then used my copic pens to colour her, afterwards I used a fancy rectangle die to cut her out and a larger one with orange card for the mount. The sentiment is one from my stash than I have stamped also onto white card and cut it out with a square die and cut a larger one out of orange card to mount it on.
 
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card and I used another piece of the same orange card as the first mount, I have used the backing papers that come with my image and you will find them here. I placed the mounted image in the center towards the top with the sentiment in the bottom right hand corner.

Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "Halloween" Challenge to.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Challenge #445 - Music and Dance - The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot

 Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, I hope you enjoyed our last Challenge using the colours of Autumn and Fall, they certainly can be zingy and before you know all the trees and bushes will be bare again then the cold and winter will descend but before this happens I hope you will want to take part in this weeks theme

Music and Dance

and this is a fun theme for you to play with, there are lots of images for sale on our website so do go and visit and see for yourself.
I think its time for me to get on and to remind you that you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website. 
 

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.

For this weeks card I have used this image

 

this image is titled Pop Star and you will find her here, I printed her onto white card then used my copic pens to colour her, afterwards I used a fancy rectangle die to cut her out and a larger one with orange card for the mount. The sentiment is one from my stash than I have stamped also onto white card and cut it out with a square die and cut a larger one out of orange card to mount it on.
 
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card and I used another piece of the same orange card as the first mount, I have used the backing papers that come with my image and you will find them here. I placed the mounted image in the center towards the top with the sentiment in the bottom right hand corner.

Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "Music and Dance" Challenge to.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Challenge #443 - Colours of Autumn/Fall

 Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, tomorrow its October and to me the start of Autumn/Fall and the colours that are displayed are always so pretty and as I live in the Forest of Dean we are so lucky to find lots of beautiful colours everywhere. So this weeks theme is

                                                    Colours of Autumn/Fall

 and this is your choice what sort of image you will want to use with this theme but they must cover all the shades of Autumn please.

I think its time for me to get on and to remind you that you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website. 
 

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.

For this weeks card I have used this image


This image is titled "Autumn Attitude" and you will find it here, I printed it onto white card and then coloured it with my copic pens, afterwards I used a rectangle die to cut it out and used a larger one out of brown card for the mount.

The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of the same brown card and the backing paper is also from the same design set as the image and your will find it here. The sentiment is one from my stash and I also mounted this onto brown card. 

I then placed my mounted image in the center and my sentiment in the bottom right hand corner, to finish of I have used several leaf buttons around the card as embellishments.

Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "Colours of Autumn/Fall" Challenge to.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:


Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Challenge #441 - Animals and Pets - The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, I cannot believe that the children have been back at School two weeks all ready I hope your family are now well and truly settled back and are enjoying learning with their new teachers again. This weeks theme is all about those Pets that they have or should I say you probably have to look after

Animals and Pets

or if not no doubt you have taken family or been yourself to the Zoo or Safari Parks.
I think its time for me to get on and to remind you that you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website. 

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this image


This unusual image is titled "State of the Art Dogwalk" you will find it here and as hubby and I are very much computer nerds I felt this was ideal to create this card, mind you I think I may have to buy a drone to actually try it.
I printed it onto white card before colouring it with my copic pens and then cutting it out with one of my fancy rectangle dies and cutting a larger one out of blue card for the mount. The sentiment is one from my stash and I have also cut it out of white card and mounted it onto blue card.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of blue card the same I used the backing paper that came with the image and you will find it here. I then placed a bone ribbon around the card and attached it to the back and placed my mounted sentiment in the bottom right hand corner. I then placed my mounted image towards the top in the center.
Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "Animals and Pets" Challenge to.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:

http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.com/

http://carabbiemomentsofcraft.blogspot.com/ 

 https://www.simplyellibelle.com/

 http://wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/


Wednesday, 2 September 2020

Challenge #439 - Back to School - The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot.

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers, can you image at last it looks as if its going to be safe for the children to go back to School its been 6 months since they were last there and no doubt the Teachers are going to find trying to get them to concentrate on their work is definitely going to be a strain for them and to make sure they keep a social distance, lets hope they go back healthy without coughs, colds, tummy upsets all the nasties they seem to have when starting School
Anyway this weeks theme is to cover this and its

Back to School

and as I had my 2nd great grandson due to start this term it gave me an excuse to create him one and I hope you like the results.
I think its time for me to get of this awful subject and at least give you something to look forward to and so you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website. 

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this image



This is titled "In the Class" and you will find it here, I printed it onto white card and coloured it with my copic pens afterwards I used a square die to cut it out and created a larger square from brown card for the mount. The sentiment was stamped with a stamp from my stash and then cut out with a small rectangle die and this was also mounted onto a larger one out of brown card.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount also from the same brown card and then I placed the backing sheet from the same design set as the image and you will find it here, and then on top I have placed my mounted image and in the bottom right hand corner I have placed my sentiment. To finish of I have used some letters and number buttons and placed them around the card.
 Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "Back to School" Challenge to.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:
https://artydivaschallenge.blogspot.com/ 
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.com/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.com/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.com/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.com/ 
http://unicornchallenge.blogspot.com/ 

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Challenge #437 - Punches and Dies - The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers and welcome back, I sincerely hope your children are enjoying their Summer holidays and looking forward to returning to School in the next few weeks, I know my own great grandsons are so ready to return lets hope we dont have any more lock outs as I think they have had enough of home Schooling for sure.
Anyway this weeks theme is

Punches and Dies

and for this we want to see how you have used them on your card or project so be prepared to let us know exactly what you have used.
I think its time for me to get of this awful subject and at least give you something to look forward to and so you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website. 

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this image



This little fairy is titled "Fairy's best Friend" you will find her here, and I have printed her onto white card and coloured it with my copic pens afterwards I used a rectangle die to cut her out and then mounted her onto a pink circle cut again with a die, I also punched out two tags and stamped a sentiment on top.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of pink card the backing paper is also from the same design set as the image and you will find it here. I placed my mounted image in the middle with the two tags tucked under in the top right hand corner, to finish of I have used a butterfly punch to punch out several butterflies and placed them all over the card.
Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "Punches and Dies" Challenge to.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
https://artydivaschallenge.blogspot.com/ 
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.com/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.com/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.com/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.com/ 


Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Summer Break Challenge - Anything Goes - The Paper Shelter

Good Morning Paper Shelter Followers this weeks Challenge is our Summer Break one which will last for four weeks, it also means we will not be leaving you any comments so that we can allow the Design Teams A and B to spend time with their families without the having to leave any comments.
So the theme is

Anything Goes

This is a favourite theme for you which I know is going to be well entered so I hope you enjoy the break from having to follow a particular theme.
I think its time for me to get of this awful subject and at least give you something to look forward to and so you will find some beautiful images over at The Paper Shelter and there's lot to choose from for this theme to. Our Sponsors are and as always are The Paper Shelter and they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on their website. 

But don't forget they will only give you the whole amount if you have used one of their images on your card but don't worry if you haven't, they will still give you 3 digi images or your own choice if you are picked as a winner.
For this weeks card I have used this image



This is "Emily" and you will find her here, I printed onto white card then used my copic pens to colour her, afterwards I used a rectangle die to cut her out and a fancy edged one out of pink card for the mount. The sentiment is one from my stash which has been also stamped onto white card and mounted onto a piece of pink card to.
The base card is a 6.50"x 6.50" white card with a first mount out of pink card, the backing paper is also from the same design set as the image and you will find it here. On top of this I have placed two die cut hearts in the top right hand corner with the sentiment in the bottom corner, on top of this I have placed my mounted image and to finish of I have used two heart embellishments in the bottom right hand corner.
Now that you've seen my card I do hope that you will pay a visit to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot to see what the rest of the Design Team have created for your inspiration and hopefully you will want to take part in this  "Summer Break" Challenge to.
We will be back again on the 19th August with a brand new Challenge, so enjoy this one for now.
This card is to be entered in the following Challenges:-
https://artydivaschallenge.blogspot.com/ 
http://craftysentiments.blogspot.com/ 
https://digichoosday.blogspot.com/ 
http://everybody-art-challenge.blogspot.com/ 
http://lemonshortbreadchallenge.blogspot.com/ 
http://ttcrd.blogspot.com/ 
https://tuesdaytaggers.blogspot.com/