mandag 30. mai 2011

Sweet Pea Stamps - A Bunch of Love

Hi there!
June is knocking on my door - it's amazing how time flies!!
I'm working tonight so I thought I should share this card for you before I go to work. It's a friend's card, which goes to the following challenges:

* Kort og Godt - Butterflies
* Allsorts Challenge Blog - Things with wings
* ABC Challenge - V is for Violet
* A Spoon Full of Sugar - Things with wings
* Nord-Salten HK - Pearls

Here are some pictures:

My finished card

Gorgeous, huh?!? ;)

Bling flower and halfpearls

My sprayed butterfly ;)

The Basic Grey swirl

"I love you" - I've added a little Glossy Accents to the letters...

The inside of the card

A small friend poem ;)

Size: 6" x 6"
Stamps: Sweet Pea Stamps "A Bunch of love" by ching-chou kuik, Kreativ Hobby and Kort og Godt
Ink: Archival Ink Coffee and Distress Ink Walnut Stain
Coloring: Distress Ink reinkers
Papers: Tim Holtz' Vintage Shabby
Others: The diecut banner and frame is from Kort og Godt, painted with Distress Ink reinkers and sprayed with my homemade mist ;) Pearlswirl from Basic Grey. Halfpearls from Kort og Godt, waterdrop pearls and bling flower from my stash. Butterfly from Karen Marie Klip, sprayed with my mist. Glitterglue, 3D liner and Glossy Accent.

Well, I'm going into a very busy month now, but I hope I'll be able to share some new creations with you now and then :)
Wishing you all a happy week!

Bunches of love,

fredag 20. mai 2011

Willow Dressing Up for Sketchy Colors' Sketch ;)

Hi there!
Busy days, you all know how it is at springtime. There's so much to finish up...
Yesterday I went to a X-ray survey with my foot - I've been having big trouble with it lately so I have to find out whether there is something wrong... Well well, I've finished up a card though...
My 91 years old grandma ordered a confirmation card from me :)
I made the card based on this week's great sketch on Sketchy Colors, and I've used the colors from the Whiff of Joy Challenge. Here's the list over challenges I'm entering:

* Sketchy Colors - Sketch by Marianne
* WoJ Challenge - Aqua, pink and creme
* Kort og Godt - Butterflies
* Flutterby Wednesday's - Open challenge, based on Carly's sketch if wanted ;)
* PaperPlay Challenges - Sparkle Galore
* Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Sparkle and Shine
* A Spoonfull of Sugar - Anything Goes
* Nord-Salten Hobbyklubb - Perler

Size: 6"x 6"
Papers: Tim Holtz' Shabby Vintage
Stamps: Whiff of Joy Willow Dressing Up, Kort og Godt
Ink: Archival Ink Coffee, Distress Ink Walnut Stain
Coloring: Distress Ink reinkers
Others: Halfpearls from Kort og Godt. Doily bought in Germany by my mum :) Butterflies from Karen Marie Klip. Nellie Snellen die. Glitterglue and glitter 3D liner. Edges are inked and machinesewed.

Wish you all a happy weekend!!

Lots of love,

lørdag 14. mai 2011

Sweet Pea News!

You all probably know that I looove Sweet Pea Stamps! They are a huge variety in the stamps, and they've got so many talented artists to create fabulous stamps.
In fact, I got some of my creations shown here on the Sweet Pea blog. Thank you for showing my creations, and a huge thanks for all the kind comments - I really appreciate that!! ;)
And then I wanted to tell you that there's going to be a 600 followers candy on the Sweet Pea Blog!! Wouldn't it be fantastic to win some of their marvellous stamps?!? ;)
Don't just sit there: become a follower of their blog and enter their candy!! ;)

Well, gotta get out in the sun, we're going to bbq on the seaside with some friends today :)
Have a wonderful weekend!

PS! Remember to enter this month's sketch challenge on CLP challenge blog!! ;)


onsdag 11. mai 2011

Yellow Butterfly Fairie

Hi there!
We've been having fantastic weather for two days now - I'm sunburnt... :p When will the good weather end? Well, I don't know but I'm enjoying every tiny moment that I can ;)
I want to make a quick post, sharing my newest Sweet Pea Stamp card with you :)
I'm entering the following challenges with my card:

* In A Sweet Pea Dream - Bling it on !
* RRR Challenge - Getting Dutch; use two laces, ribbons or trims
* Anonyme scrappere - 3 (I've used three pearls)
* Simon Says Stamp and Show - Anything Goes
* Kort og Godt - Butterflies
* Creative Inspirations - Bling it on !

Size: 6" x 6"
Paper: Inkido Forever Turqoise Bird
Stamps: Sweet Pea Stamps Yellow Butterfly Fairie
Inks: Archival Ink Coffee. Distress Ink Walnut Stain
Others: Halfpearls and metallicframe from Kort og Godt. Paperflower from Ursus. Laces from Panduro Hobby. Tiny Alpha Stickers from Making Memories. Doily and feathers. Stickles Crystal.  
Blinged metallic embellishment is an old earring :)
Techniques: The papers are distressed and inked. The image is colored with Distress Ink reinkers.

Wish you all a fantastic springtime!

lørdag 7. mai 2011

Sweet Pea - Katie :)

*** This is my second post today. Scroll down for my WoJ boy card ***

My oh my!
I was so extremly lucky to win a gift voucher for the Sweet Pea store on the Sweet Pea blog, and I ended up with ordering 11 new stamps... *lol* I just can't stop coloring these beauties, I can hardly create anything... Ha ha! But I've made this card for my niece who's confirmand in June. I've been using the extremly beautiful Katie image from Elaine Cox. There's hard to find words to tell how much I loved to colored her up - she's amazing!! ;)
I'm entering the following challenges with my card:

* In A Sweet Pea Dream - Anything Goes
* Kort og Godt - Butterflies
* Flutterby Wednesday's - Open Challenge
* Vintageudfordring - Pink, creme and chocolate
* Paperplay Challenges - Show us your style!
* By the Cute and Girly - Anything goes

The finished book box

The back of the book with my niece's name and the date for her confirmation

She's just amazing, huh?!?

Butterfly fly away ;)

Roses and pearls :)

More pearls, butterflies - and glittering ;)

The inside with a writing panel and room for a little gift ;)

Turn the pages ;)

Details about my card:
Size: 13cm X 10cm X 3cm
Stamps: Sweet Pea Stamps Katie by Elaine Cox, sentiment stamps by Kort og Godt
Papers: Tim Holtz' Vintage Shabby
Ink: Archival Ink Coffee, Distress Ink Walnut Stain
Coloring: Distress Ink reinkers
Others: Stickles Cotton Candy and Crystal. Half pearls and pink rose from Kort og Godt. Pearlribbon altered from an old decoration. Butterflies from Karen Marie Klip. Brown Alphabet stickers from Prima. Tiny Alpha Stickers from Making Memories. Laces from Panduro Hobby. Rain drop pearls from my stash. Spellbinders label four.

Well, I've got some more things to do before I go to bed.. I hope you love Katie just as much as I do ;) Thanks for visiting my blog!

Lots of love,

Cool Oakley

Yes, I've got busy times right now - just finished the 92 name plates for the tables for my niece's wedding in only 7 weeks. I only got the menus left, then I can start to think about what to wear and what to say in my speech... *lol*
Well, I've been creating some cards lately, I've got lots of orders for confirmation cards and I've had to finish them. I still got a couple I haven't posted on my blog - I haven't been able to find enough time... *lol*
But here's a card I've made for a boy, it looks a little like the one I made for the Blog Hop on CLP Challenge, but it was supposed to - that was the order... Ha ha! ;)
I'm entering the following challenges with my card:

* Whiff Of Joy Challenge - Sketch by Jane
* Scrappekammeret - One for the boys
* Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
* Målselv Scrapping - Anything Goes

My finished card

Cool Oakley


A blurry pic of the card... *lol*

The inside with a writing panel and a little pocket for a money gift

Welcome to the adults' world ;)

Details about my card:
Size: 6" x 6"
Stamps: Cool Oakley by Elisabeth Bell for Whiff of Joy. Sentiment stamp from Kort og Godt
Papers: Tim Holtz' Shabby Vintage. Carton from Panduro Hobby
Ink: Archival Ink Coffee, Distress Ink Walnut Stain and Broken China on the edges
Coloring: Distress Ink reinkers
Others: Film Strip Ribbon from Tim Holtz. Tiny Alphas white on black from Making Memories. Brads and fasteners from Kort og Godt. Square acrylic stones. Spellbinders die. Chipboard decoration, colored with acrylic paint and inked with Distress Inks.

Well, I've got one more post to share tonight, I just got to do my work (my hubby is travelling this weekend so it's just me and our 3 kids at home. I gotta use these evenings when he's away to do a little posting... *lol*)
Thanks for visiting!


søndag 1. mai 2011

CLP Birthday Blog Hop

Hi there! Welcome to my blog - and my first DT card as a designer for my favorite sketch challenge blog: CLP Challenge !! I'm so happy, honored and SOO excited !!

If you came here from Eulanda's blog, you're on right track. If not, you should start from the beginning on Maria's blog :)

Hurray! CLP Challenge Blog is celebrating it's first birthday!! And we're celebrating with a blog hop! The blog hop starts today and ends on May 6th at midnight (EST) The winner will be drawn randomly on May 7th.
This month we are sponsored by Belles'n'Whistles, and if you're joining us in the sketch challenge this month, you are in chance of winning a fab prize from their shop. Also: be sure to join us all the way through the blog hop, leaving comments on all the DT creations, to be in chance of winning the Grand Prize - a $30 voucher from the Gurlee Girl Craft Store !!! WOW!!!

I made a confirmation card for a boy based on Chelsea's fabulous May Sketch, using Elisabeth Bell's stamp named Handsome Oakley. He's sure a handsome guy!! ;)
Here are some pics of my card :

My finished card

Handsome Oakley

The name of the reciever ;)

"For the confirmand"

Square acrylic stones

The inside with a writing panel and a moneyholder (I took this pic in bad light and had to edit it - so sorry about the bad picturequality I ended up with... )

Card supplies
Size: 6" x 6"
Ink: Archival Ink Coffee, Distress Ink Walnut Stain
Stamp: Elisabeth Bell Handsome Oakley, Sentiment stamps from Kort og Godt
Coloring: Distress Ink reinkers
Papers: Papirdesign Ungdomsår, Tim Holtz Vintage Shabby, Bazill, Canson Montval 200g
Others: Tim Holtz Film Strip ribbon, Making Memories Tiny Alpha Stickers, Spellbinders die label two, black square acrylic stones, Machinesewed edges, tag, brown ribbon.

Thank you so much for visiting, and be sure to enter a comment on every stop to be in chance of winning the Grand Prize from Gurlee Girl Craft store ! Celebrate with us!!! ;)

Now, hop along to:

Lots of love,