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Saturday 31 October 2020

Marianne Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween everyone.  

This is my card using lots of spooky Marianne products!  (And some not so spooky!)  There's also a full run down of how I made it over on the Marianne Inspiration blog here.  I've also listed all the goodies used below.

Haunted House Stencil - PS8075
Shadow Box Die Set - CR1374
Ornate Gates Gatefold Die set - LR0613
Gatefold Tree Die set - LR0678
Eline's Halloween Set - COL1473
Cat Die - LR0591
Grass - CR1355
Birds- Tiny's Sandpipers - LR0596
Cobweb edge circle die - LR0430

And another photo below, with a black background just trying to get the best shot!!

We've got Violet here this afternoon for some pumpkin carving and halloween fun!!

Hugs, Juliexx

Thursday 29 October 2020

No Peeking!

I made this card merging just the presents and mice from from the Father Christmas Gnome set here over at Mo's Digital Pencil.  Great way to get a bit extra out of your sets not using the main image as a focus.    And the sentiment which is from  PaperTrey Ink seemed fitting!

The papers are an old set from Nitwit Papers and the little bow and holly leaf set is from Marianne Designs- CR1343.

Happy Christmouse!!


Tuesday 27 October 2020

Passion for Promarkers Black and/or Purple

Morning and a Happy Tuesday to you.

I decided to paint a wall in my craft room yesterday that was looking a bit sorry for itself (nothing fancy only white paint).  Well everything is now in a complete mess and dust sheets everywhere!  Hopefully, will finish this afternoon and anyway, it was between that and doing our tax returns!

So, today's card is for our new challenge for Passion for Promarkers has chosen a lovely colour scheme of  Black and/or Purple. The colours are chosen by our lovely Sue and great for Halloween and Christmas cards alike!!  I'm not one for making many Halloween cards but the purple is great for Christmas cards!!

I've also used this fantastic  Pine Tree gatefold die which is part of the November 2020 release from Marianne Designs - I just love it!!  There's lots of other Marianne products too ( in fact everything I used!), including the little lantern and present from one of their build an animal sets - this one is for meeces!!  (Don't forget to use all those little accessory dies that come with your sets!).

Marianne Products Used

Gatefold Pine Trees - LR0685 -New for November!
Pine Branches- LR0683 - New!
Gnome Image - HT1649
Small Spar Tree - LR0556
Large Spar Tree - LR0378
Lantern/Present - COL1439
Deer - CR1289
Circle Die - Banner Set - CS1058
Sentiment - Happy Holidays- CS1009

Our generous sponsor this week is Crafty Sentiments Designs and they are offering one lucky winner 3 digi images of their choice from their online store.  

That's all from me for now - don't forget to pop on over to PFP HQ here to check out the makes of my lovely teamies!!

Sunday 25 October 2020

Lavinia Moonlight Stag and Trees

These are a few more Christmas cards I made with Lavinia stamps on some backgrounds made with distress oxides and brushos, then cut out.

A little bit of glitter and a sentiment and done.  

Hugs, Juliexx

Friday 23 October 2020

Fairy Faith in Neutrals

This is the other card that I made of Fairy Faith from Mo's Digital Pencil but using neutral tones as opposed to the pastel coloured version I shared last week here.

I also enjoyed some rustic-themed dies from Marianne Designs  including the log slices, details below.

Marianne Products Used

Log Frame and Tree Stump set - LR0630
Log Slices - LR0684 - NEW!
Log- LR0680 - NEW!
Robin - LR0548
Banner Tag - CS1058
Sentiment -MM1630
Sack - CR1487

The papers are Gilded Winter from First Edition.

I'm doing my shift in my daughter's refill shop today  and sure it will be busy!!  
Have a great day whatever you're doing.

Hugs, Juliexx

Tuesday 20 October 2020

Wintery Christmas Cards

Here are a couple of wintery Christmas cards - quick and easy with Distress Oxides and Twilight Versa Clair.  Watched a Lavinia Video using the trees just behind the hills like this!  

Hugs, Juliexx

Sunday 18 October 2020

Tracy Easson Angels - Believe

I have recently discovered the fabulous artwork of Tracy Easson thanks to a crafty friend posting on FB.  I just love these angels and the packaging they came in - wow!  So full of love and kindness and thankfulness!
Any way, I decided to stamp them on to some watercolour backgrounds that I'd prepared ages ago and then added some more shade and colour with watercolour brush paints.

The sets also come with the fabulous words which you can use individually or compile to make sayings - so in love with these stamps.

Also, I hadn't intended to make Christmas cards with them, but once I'd started to assemble them I just thought they'd make beautiful Christmas cards.  With this image you can choose to add the wings or not, so they don't even have to be angels!!

Check out Tracy's Etsy store here - she also has some gorgeous whimsical mouse stamps!!

Hugs,  Juliexx

Wednesday 14 October 2020

Fairy Faith in Pastels

I've gone with pastel hues for this card which uses one of Mo's Digital Pencil's fabulous fairies - Fairy Faith. I've also coloured her up in more neutral tones so I'll share that in a day or so - always great to see the versatility of Mo's images!

The papers are Peppermint Frost from Craftwork cards which I think has closed down but still love the papers.  And aren't the new little bauble sets from Marianne Designs gorgeous - all details below!

Marianne Products Used

Frame - LR0627
Baubles - LR0682 - NEW!
Word -  KJ1719
Spar Tree - LR0378
Small Tree - LR0136

Hugs, Juliexx

Tuesday 13 October 2020

PFP Make It Festive

I've been playing with my gnomies again!  Or should I say Mo's gnomies!  Love the flexibility of these new images from Mo's Digital Pencil and today I've mixed Folke from the Bjarni and Folke set here and Egli from the Tini and Egli set here.  And the tree is from Gnome Tree Set here.  My card is for the Make it Festive challenge starting today at Passion for Promarkers.

I coloured the background with my promarkers too - love this blue sky!! The Promarker combo was Indigo Blue and Royal Blue.  I did use some China blue too as a third colour but it wasn't really needed.

 I then added some big blobs of snow with Chunky White Frantage Embossing Powder.
The background papers are Frozen Winter from Marianne Designs as is the sentiment and book tag die.  Details below.  The little lantern is a Memory Box die.

Marianne Products Used

Papers - Frozen Winter - PK9172
Book Tag - CR1510
Sentiment - Happy Holidays - CS1009

Our generous sponsor this week is JMC Designs and Julia is offering one lucky winner 1 digital collection of their choice from her online store.

The sun is shining here - hope it is where you are too!  Oh and don't forget to check out the makes of my fab teamies at PFP HQ here,

Hugs, Juliexx

Thursday 8 October 2020

Lavinia scenes

A while ago, I purchased a large square gel plate by Marianne Designs thinking that I could cut it to size to suit me.  However, it was very difficult to cut and I got rather jagged edges on the little rectangle piece that I'd cut!  However, I rather like the result I've got here with the uneven edges - it suits the mixed media style of these.
Once I'd  finished the rectangle topper, I then stamped the image again onto the card blank and fixed the topper in line with the stems.  
That's all for today -off to my craft room now for some more making!!

Hugs, Juliexx

Wednesday 7 October 2020

Marianne New Snowflake Mixed Media Stamp

Marianne Designs have some fabulous new Mixed Media stamps coming out this month.  I am in love with this snowflake stamp - it's also quite a big stamp (my cards are C6 in size).  I stamped it onto some Distress Oxides backgrounds that I'd prepared a while ago just waiting for the right project and this was it!  I've also added a little Blue Glass embossing in some spots but it's not really picked up on the photo,  The Christmas comes with a Sentiment set released last month, details below.
I've also done some embossed in White onto blue and red backgrounds - equally love these!!  And the sentiments for these are printed onto the smallest bookmark/tag die that comes in the set, again details  below.

Snowflake Stamp - MM1636 - NEW!
Christmas Sentiment from Set - MM1630 (Sept release)
Bookmark/Tag dies - CR1510

Already got some more on the go as I love the stamp so much!!

Hugs, Juliexx

Monday 5 October 2020

More Autumnal feels with Lavinia Stamps

I started off making this card with just the oval coloured and clear white border but as you can see it didn't work - my ink leaked into the white border and so I ended up inking it all.  Having said that, I quite like the foggy , misty feel of it so decided to post anyway.  The pods are from Lavinia stamps and the Autumn tag  and tiny script stamp are from Marianne designs - MM1630 - a lovely mixed media set.

Have a great week,


Friday 2 October 2020

Autumn Vibes

It's not very often that I make autumn cards but I love this image from Mo's Digital Pencil and I seem to be in an orange phase at the minute!!  I also love this new mixed media stamp set from Marianne Designs.  The image is called Pick of the Patch - click here to take you to the image in Mo's store

Details of the Marianne Products I used below.

Mixed Media Art Stamps - Autumn/Christmas Words - MM1633
Birds - Tiny's Sandpipers - LR0596
Sign Post - LR0535