It's Ellie's turn to host the challenge this week over at Digital Tuesday and she has chose "It's All About The Animals" for her challenge.
Digital Stamp Oasis (which is owned by Ellie) is our sponsor this week and the winner will get 3 images of their choice from the DSO store. If you haven't checked out DSO before, then this is the perfect time, Ellie's husband draws the images and there are some really cute animals to choose from.
I was going to use a DSO image on my card today but I was looking online for some colouring pages for my kids to keep them occupied while I made some cards and I came across some really cute images and they were all for free! Can't get better than that! So I saved some and decided I would use one for this weeks challenge.I didn't take a note of the site but as soon as I find it again, I will update this post with a link.
So here's my DT card.
I don't know what happened when I took this pic but the bottom part of the paperlook a different colour to the top! In real life it is all the same colour as the top bit.
I coloured the cute bunnies with polychromos pencils and sansodor. I still need to practise loads but I am getting there, slowly but surely!The papers are K&Co and I used my Fiskars border punch on the green strip. And added some lace from my stash.
I have loads of flowers which have been abandoned because I have been using roses for most of my cards and I really haven't used much Primas for ages (except yesterdays card lol), so I decided the other day that I would try to use up some of the flowers in my stash before buying any more because my flower box (which is huge by the way) is full, so much so that I can't get the lid on properly lol, so I went digging and found these light pink flowers which I had got off Ebay months ago when I bought a huge lot of flowers that someone was selling because they gave up crafting! I don't know what kind they are? and I never thought I would ever use them on a card because of their shape but I thought I would try use them anyway and I kinda like how they look now they are on a card :) I also used some little asters which I got in the same lot and an old Prima, then just when I thought I was being good, I spotted a large rose and just had to use it lol and of course my pearl sprays which I have sooo much of had to come out to play too lol.
I sprayed all the flowers with iridescent gold glimmer mist to add some shimmer and added a pin from Tabby Crafts which I really do want more of because I only have 1 or 2 of this ones left :(
I haven't been using spacers and charms much lately either so my charm box came out and I found an old spacer which I got from John Lewis months ago and a cute little teddy bear charm and finished off with a Papermania brad.
Here's a close up of the cute bunnies :) sorry it's a bit blurry (I must figure out how to use all the different settings on my camera!)
I don't have a craft room so my stuff has to be out away in boxes and there's not much room, so I don't have a big stash but I was actually really surprised at how much bits and bobs I have that have never been used or I have bought and forgot about! But I am going to try use up all the little bits I have before buying more :)
Thanks so much for stopping by today. I hope you will join in with this weeks challenge.
I'm off to try get some Valentines cards made for orders I got from the school this morning. I am so sick of Valentines cards already and have at least 10 more to make!! Never mind, it's money :)
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Hugs Lora xx