Marie Antoinette; ATC's

There's few hours left to join the Gecko Galz
ATC challenge and I'm very happy I had just enough
time to create and join the challenge.

Such a lovely backgrounds and images.


Ghoulish tag

So, after lovely Christmas holiday,
I have few very busy days at work, before
week long holiday starts. Beeing late at work
means less time at the crafting table but today,
I did made a quick tag,

Image from Gecko Galz, tag die is from Marianne design,
splatters are rub ons and then some ink on the edges, sentiment
and ribbon and off to bed for tomorrows work day.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:



Gecko Galz monthly image challenge has these
lovely vintage ballerina photo.

I made the image look even older by making the
wrinkles and inking it with brown DI.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:

And using the leftover papers,
I made this ATC

and entering this ATC to Snippets Playground 
challenge (theme anything but Christmas and snippets)


Christmas girl

Well, it's almost Christmas and I'm still
making Chritmas cards, but I found this
girl from my stash, I think I colored it last summer,
and just had to but her into a card.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Creative Moments - Christmas / Winter Celebrations
Creative Knockouts - Tis the season
Beyodn the Blue - snowflakes
Alphabet challenge- s is for snow


Opportunities don't ....

This months image at Gecko Galz Steampunk challenge
is very interesting and I played with it with Word and
printed the image 4 times.

So I used all 4 prints and lots of pits and pieces,
I found on my desk (yes, it is totally messy ...)
I also used embossing powder to add some
texture to card.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Penny's - AG


Postcard; snowman

I thought I was done with the Christmas cards
this year, but still made some postcards using this
cute little Gorjuss snowman stamp and sparkling H2O

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Peace on Earth - Christmas
Aplhabet challenge - R is for reduce (CAS)
Sweet Stampin - Christmas creation
Day of the month - Christmas
As you like it - Christmas

Christmas gift tags

I think I've done all my Christmas cards for this
year, but I needed some gift tags.

So I printed some Gecko Galz tags, 
and added an image in 3 of them,
then clued the red cardboard on back and
added a ribbon, and there was 6 gift tag ready
quite quickly.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
As You Like It - Christmas
Winter Wonderland - Christmas
Allsorts challenge - AG (entering the snowman tag in the middle)


Creative Christmas callender: day 1. window

I decided to take part this year (again) in a
"Creative Chritmas callender" -challenge.
Challenge is in FB and they have a theme word
for every day from 1st to 24th. And you can create what you
want using that theme word.

I'm using the same Journal book I used last year,
and the word for 1st day is WINDOW.

Using lots of die cuts, lady from Gecko Galz sheet,
Inktense color, gesso and snow stuff.
And a piece of gelatine as a glass.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Shoppin Our Stash - Holly & Ivy
Simon Says Monday - Holiday Cheers

The Male Room; Transportation

Great new masculine theme at the Male Room
this month:

I've used image from the Gecko Galz
and made the background with embossing folder
and wax.

Other DT's have done a wonderful work with
this theme, so do go and see and join the challenge.


Pink and blue Santa

Christmas card "marathon" is about to end soon,
but there still time and need to make some.

This image is so happy and sweet and cute, he
was "calling" for me to get in the card, LOL

I'd like to enter to these challenges with
my pink Santa.
Taylor made cards - AG / Christmas 

And then a totally different style off Santa,
gorgeous image is from Gecko Galz 
Christmas challenge.
Gecko Galz - image
Try it on Tuesday - winter wonderland
Simon Says Monday - Holiday Cheer
Winter Wonderland - Christmas


Retro Christmas card

This is a card I made to my mother for
Christmas. She really likes these retro lady
images (maybe because they reminds of her when she
was young) so I used one for her Christmas card.

Image is from Gecko Galz, poinsettia is made
using a very old die and the frames are surrounded
with peel off stickers.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Incy Wincy Designs - Christmas
Winter Wonderland - Christmas
Country View - Christmas
Taylor made cards 4 u - AG / Christmas

Playing fox

This Katzelkraft fox is actually a summer
stamp (I think), but I cut the crass out of and tadaa
fox is playing in the snow, LOL.

I made the background with acrylic paints and stencil,
colored the fox with watercolors and then added some
"snow stuff" and splatters.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Creativ Knockouts - winter wonderland
Colour Crazy - AG coloured
Beyound the Blue - winter holidays


SheepSki Designs: Tis the Season

Wau, 1st of December already, Tis the Season
and that's the theme at SheepSki Designs 

I'm using the new "Snowing" image, 
and snowing it is, added lots of snoflakes in papers
and bunched ones.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Try it on Tuesday - Winter Wonderland
Incy Wincy - Christmas

You have two ways to play along with SheepSki Designs!

BLOG ... Where you can use any hand colored image for a chance to win 3 images ...
BUT, if you use a SheepSki Designs image and are the winner,
you get an additional image choice, and there will be image(s) for the chosen top 3 also
- how cool is that?
FACEBOOK ... Where you must use a SheepSki Designs Image
for a chance to win 3 images

Crafts Galore Encore Challenge; Anything goes

We have brilliant sponsor at Crafts Galore Encore Challenge:

How wonderful is that!!! Gecko Galz is offering a fabulous 
prize of 25$ to her Etsy shop for a one lucky winner (selected by 
Mister Random) off our challenge. 
And the theme is Anything Goes, so do hop in and join the challenge.

I was thrilled to have this Face It Jewel it 
digital collage sheet to play with, so many 
awesome images.

First thing I did is a Mixed Media project
using sushi mat as a base.

and then I printed some more images and made 3 cards

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Allsorts - wings (my cards)
Digi Choosday - AG (my cards)
Fab n Funky - die cuts or embossing - no
colored image (my cards all have embossed 
powder on them, Distress embossing glaze)


Vera Lane Girl Christmas

After playing with the papers and dies and
3D images, I thought it was time to use some paints and pens.

I made several backgrounds using acrylic paints
and stencil, and then took my lovely AALL & create
stamps set and Copics and little bit washi tape.
And there is a set of "artsy cute" cards.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Colour Crazy - AG colored
Try it on Tuesday - Winter Wonderland


Stripes; Christmas cards

I made this set of A6 size Christmas cards.
And had a left over papers on 2 edges on each paper
... And I do not like to throw my pretty papers away...

So I took my Mama Elephant die and made 
lots and lots of little stripes.

And got 2 more cards, yey!

I'd like to enter the first one to these challenges:
Try it on Tuesday - Traditional Christmas
Creative Knockouts - time to be merry
Snippets Playground - Snippets ( background and the die cuts)

and the second one to these challenges:
Beyond the blue - gor for the gold
Paper Shelter - festive colors


Christmas gnomes

I do like these 3D images, they are easy to put together
and supercute also, ;). This is the first set I've made,
there is 10 gnomes in one package, so second set is 
waiting for me...

I'd like to enter to these challenges:


Retro Christmas; ATC's

Yesterday I made some skinny swap cards,
and today I used all the "left overs" to make these ATC's

Images are from this  sheet,
backgrounds made using scraps and
then added some embellishments I had on my
desk from previous cards, :)

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
ATC's mit Herz - Alles geht
Snippets - AG using snippets
(all the DP pieces)
Gecko Galz - Retro Chrismas


Retro Skinny's

I needed some new swap cards in Skinny size (like ATC but bigger),
so I decided to make them with these Gecko Galz

These was so much fun to make!!

Steampunk Christmas

What a speedy Christmas image Gecko Galz
has in them Steampunk Challenge this month.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Peace on Earth - AG Christmas
Crafty Friends - Christmas
Creative Knockouts - Christmas Delights


Christmas; tag and card

So it IS about time to get those
Christmas card done, LOL.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:

and also a tag time
I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Tag Tuesday - AG tag


Eastern tag and Christmas gnome

This months image challenge image in Gecko Galz
is dreamy gorgeous!

I took some golden card board, turquise card board
and lots and lots of peel of stickers.
To the lanters I put some wink of Stella shining

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Try it on Tuesday - sparkle and shine
Paper Shelter - show me some bling

And here's a image from another GG challenge

and like to enter to these challenges with this 
fun gnome:
Peace on Earth - Christmas
Craft Rocket - Christmas / Winter
Colour Crazy - anything colored


Funny bunny

We have a real bunny like this,
well, not quite like this but his ears are very similar, LOL.

I colored the bunny (image from QKR) with Copics and Prismacolors,
paper is from my new Christmas paper batch.

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Try Stamping on Tuesday - (I flipped the sketch)


Protesting winter

So, we had snow today ....

And this QKR image pretty much sums how
I'm feeling about it!

I'd like to enter to these challenges:
Craft Rocket Challenges - Christmas / Winter


The Male Room; Pop-Up Element

This month we have interesting theme at The Male Room:

I don't usually do these but oh boy do
I love to see them!!
So I hope many people will join the challenge
and show us their masculine pop-ups.
And there is so much great inspirations to
see, made by the Design team.

I made a very colorful monster card,
with big hugs, LOL

I'd like to enter to these challenges: