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Thursday, 31 July 2014

"Summer Burst" From Hunkydory.

Good evening, it's been a lovely day but few spots of showers. Perfect day to chill out and catch up with all those films that have been building up. Here is a card that's been made using a Hunkydory collection that was kind of a mix that was once available on create and craft. The products Iv used are as followed;

Hunkydory products used;
 Butterfly wings sheet x2 images.
 Insert sheet cut in half.
 Vintage gardens embellishments topper sheet.
 Timeless moments sentiment topper sheet.
 Gold Miri.
 Diamond sparkles - fairie kisses glitter.
 Foam pads.

Additional products used;
 Distress ink- peacock feathers.
 3D foam pads - Stix2.
 Double sided tape - Stix2.

 Craig x

Monday, 28 July 2014

"A pocket full of posies" 8x8 card.

Good evening, hope you have all had a lovely day with this gorgeous weather. Had a lovely day today, so delighted that francos cafe in Carnoustie are now stocking my card to sell to help raise money for Crohn's and colitis and dogs trust uk. I'm so excited about this new chapter. So please pop in and have a look. Take some time to yourself and have a cuppa. 
 I have made this card using Hunkydorys latest collection Radiant Roses. The products I have used are as followed.
Hunkydory products;
 Pink posy topper sheet.
 Coordinated background card.
 Dark pink adorable scorable.
 8x8 card blank.
 Gold mirri card.
 Gold foiled acetate.
 Gold foiled butterflies acetate. 
 Gold gems.
 3D foam pads.
 Silicone glue.
 Double sided tape.

Craig x

Sunday, 27 July 2014

"A Gigantic World" A4 BFG card

This card featuring The BFG is is alar to the willy wonk card as in its a concept card but A5. I have changed this slightly still keeping the "invitage" concept but making it a large A4 card using coordinated background papers that's also part of the whole collection. 
 The products I have used are as followed;
DoCrafts products used;
 A5 book concept card.
 A4 black text background paper.
 A4 postage stamp background paper.
 Black text bow.
 The BFG letter stickers.
Additional Products used;
 Back textured card - Bazzill Basics.
 Anita's A4 card blank and envelope.
 3D foam pads - Stix2.
 Double sided tape - Stix2.
 Pinflair glue gel. 

Craig x

"Chocolate Delight" Willy Wonka 8x8 card.

Who wouldn't love to be let loose in a chocolate factory. The weird and wonderful world of chocolate and sweets. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factor is probable one of the best know stories by Roald Dahl and now thanks to DoCrafts, Willy Wonka and his friends have come to life in the crafting world and I for one is very excited. Willy Wonka is joined by - The BFG, Fantastic Mr Fox AND the EnormousCrocodile. This 8x8 card shows all the main elements from the Willy Wonka story from the factory it's self to the golden ticket. Highlighting it with the black just makes it pop that but more. 
The products I have used are as followed;

DoCrafts Products used;
 6x6 stepper concept card.
 A4 pale blue background card.
 A4 golden ticket background card.

Additional Products used;
 Black textured card -Bazzill Basics.
 5cm circle die -Tonic Studios.
 Glossy accents - Ranger.
 8x8 card blank - Craftwork Cards.
 3D foam pads - Stix2.
 Double sided tape -Stix2,

Craig x

"All my love" Radiant Roses A4 card.

Good morning. What a sunny weekend it has been, well actually what a sunny week or so it's been. It's been a busy week for myself and card creations getting cards ready for a fayre last weekend and then getting more ready for them to be available to buy in a new location in Carnoustie, more info soon. On Saturday 26th, Hunkydory launched another new collection on create and craft as part of their "craftathon" event. This one is called - Radiant Roses and by got it's gorgeous. The follow card I made for the show is an A4 card and looks stunning with the gold foiling. The products I have used are as follows;

Hunkydory products;
 Pink pansy topper sheet.
 Coordinated background card.
 A5 background card (1/2 an A4 sheet).
 Dark pink adorable scorable.
 Gold mirri card.
 X2 ink me A4 card (to make card blank)
12mm satin pink ribbon.
 4mm pink gems.
 3D for pads.
 Double sided tape.
 Silicone glue gel. 

Craig x

Monday, 21 July 2014

"Let the Christmas delivery commence" card.

You may look at my titles and think what's that about what I'm gonna do is names them all with a title I think is suitable for the card. Just love the mixture of styles on this card not to mention the mixture of colour from gold, silver and copper - well 2 shades of copper. It has a vintage yet modern look to it. The products I have used are as followed;

 Christmas deliver topper - Kanban.
 2 sheets of foiled background card (one for rosettes) - Kanban.
 1 sheet of foiled background paper - Kanban.
 2 shades of copper mirror card - Create and Craft.
 Gold snowflakes card candi - Craftwork Cards.
 8x8 card blank - Craftwork Cards.
 Rosette die - Tim Holtz Alteration collection.
 Ivory card - Bazzill Basics.
 3D foam pads - Stix 2.
 double sided tape - Stix2.
 Pinflair glue gel. 

Craig x

Snow is falling card.

Well, I'm determined to get in to stamping and colouring a lot more - well why else would I of invested in the spectrum noir pen collection from crafters companion. As well as having many different stamps in my selection. So although Iv started big with an 8x8 card, I have kept it simple. Stamp, colour, mat and layer. The products Iv used for this card is as follows;

 Reindeer and snowflake stamps - STAMP9044 - Kanban.
 Spectrum Noir pens - BT2, BT3 and 1G1 (for shading) - Crafters Companion. 
 White Neenah stamping card - Crafters Companion. 
 White card candi - coloured with BT3 - Craftwork Cards.
 8x8 card blank - Craftwork cards.
 12x12 pastel green textured card (x2) - Create and Craft.
 4mm white pearls - Hunkydory.
 3D foam pads - Stix2.
 Double sided tape - Stix2.
 Tuxedo black memento ink pad.

Craig x

Friday, 18 July 2014

Hunkydory moonlight Christmas collection

Afternoon. Hope your all enjoying this gorgeous sunshine. Some heat we have had. It may be hot but doesn't mean Christmas crafting has to stop. It was a pleasure to receive my Hunkydory magazine issue 18 and see some of my cards in the issue with my name at the side. 
 I just had to dive straight into the freebie magazine. This is one of my makes with the collection. The products I used are as follows;

Hunkydory products;
 Under the starts topper sheet.
 X2 co-Ordinated b/g card.
 Silver mirri.
 Snowfall acetate. 
 13mm white satin ribbon.

Additional products used;
 Centura pearl - Snow White hint of silver - Crafters Companion.
 Snowflake Embossalicious vintage Christmas embossing folder - Crafters Companion.
 10mm - Dark aqua satin ribbon - American Crafts.
 25mm white satin ribbon.
 Pinflair glue gel. 


Thursday, 17 July 2014

Crafting musketeers July Challenge.

Good morning, so I thought why not enter another challenge, I'm getting into these challenges. Thought I'd enter the Crafting Musketeers Summertime challenge. Primarily using Kanban. 
The products I used are as follows;

 Kanban Products;
 Lanuage of flowers Topper sheet.
 Co-Ordinated background sheet from  language of Flowers 12x12 pad. 
 3mm gems.
Additional Products;
 Blue textured card - Bazzill Basics.
 Silver textured card - Create and Craft.
 Swirl Die - Tonic studios.
 3D foam pads - Stix2.
 Double sided tape - Stix2.

Craig x

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Imagination crafts July - Anything goes challenge.

So I seem to have gotten the challenge bug, I adore imagination crafts products so here is an 8x8 card. 

Imagination crafts products;
 Flower stencil.

Additional products used;
 8x8 card blank Craft work cards. 
 Black, red and purple textured card - Bazzill basics.
 White textured card - Bazzill basics.
 Versa mark ink pad.
 Clear embossing powder - Cosmic Shimmer.
 Purple and lilac distress ink - Ranger.
 Lilac card candi - Craftwork Cards.
 Sentiment - Craftwork Cards.
 Double sized tape - Stix2.
 3D foam pads - Stix2

Craig Laird

Tattered lace July monthly elegance challenge

Afternoon, well this is a first for me, Iv never entered a challenge before and I thought where best to start but with Stephanie's Tattered Lace. Iv made this 8x8 anniversary card using TL. The product I have used are as follows;

Tattered Lace product;
 Heart "celebrate die"
 Edge die.
 TL glue.

Additional products;
 Sheet from DCWV 12x12 paper pad.
 Light brown textured card - Bazzill Basics.
 Piece of cream textured card - Bazzill Basics.
 Gold mirri card - Hunkydory.
 Corner embossing folder - Embossalicious.
 25mm ivory satin ribbon -American Crafts.
 4mm gold gems - Hunkydory.
 3D foam pads - Stix2.
 Double sided tape - Stix2.

Craig laird 

Sunday, 13 July 2014

2nd Indigo Blu 8x8 Christmas Card.

This is probably my favourite card I made using Indigo Blu stamps. There's another 2 cards I haven't blogged but are on my Card Creations Facebook page. They are using the Circle Christmas Tree and the Merry Christmas. The products I've used for this card are as follows;

 Indigo Blu - "Large Snowflake" stamp - Code LS.
 8x8 card blank - Craftwork Cards.
 2 x 12x12 sheets from "Back to Basics Christmas" modern paper pad - Dovecrafts.
 Light blue textured card - Bazzill Basics.
 Dark blue textured card - Bazzill Basics.
 Snowflake dies - Tattered Lace.
 Blue twine - 3 kings.
 4mm pearl gems - Hunkydory.
 Broken china distress ink - Tim Holtz (Ranger).
 Tuxedo black memento ink pad.
 3D foam pads - Stix2.
 Double sided tape - Stix2.
 Pinflair glue gel. 

Craig x

Indigo Blu 8x8 Christmas card.

For some reason tonight I just seemed to have this itch that I wanted to domsome stamping. I remember a few weeks back I had these stamps and that I wanted to make cards with them. Even thought I was meant to be prepping cards for a fayre I'm doing next Sunday, I just had to do something with this stamps. This has been made using a collection of all different company products. There are as follows;

 "Merry Christmas, Deer" Indigo Blu stamp - code; CDI.
 12x12 page from "Tis the season" paper pad - Dovecrafts.
 12x12 page from "Back to Basics Christmas" modern paper pad - Dovecrafts.
 Neenah stamping card - Crafters Companion.
 Robin Red Adorable Scorable card - Hunkydory.
 White Spiderweb.
 25mm red satin ribbon - American Crafts.
 10mm white satin ribbon - America. Crafts.
 4mm white pearls - Hunkydory (coloured with Poppy red Promarker)
 Rich Cocoa momento ink.
 3D foam pads - Stix2.
 Double sided tape - Stix 2.
 Pinflair glue gel. 

 Craig. X

Saturday, 5 July 2014

Hunkydory chocolate lover 8x8 card.

Who doesn't love chocolate? Well I don't....... Well I love white chocolate yum yum. Thought this card would appeal to many ladies out there (and some men) the whole of this card has been made using ALL Hunkydory products. The collection I have used for this card is the Lovely Ladies collection that was part of a family blockbuster. The products I have used are as follows;

Hunkydory products used;
 Lovely chocolate - topper sheet.
 X2 coordinated background card.
 8x8 card blank.
 Copper mirri card.
 4mm white pearls (coloured in cocoa pro marker)
 3D foam pads.
 Silicone glue. 


Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Recycled A4 Christmas card using Hunkydory.

I am determined to raise as much money for charity this year especially at Christmas time. So by watching my costs I am recycling old Christmas cards into brand new gorgeous ones that I can sell to raise more money for my dogs trust and Crohn's and colitis charity. 
 The main image of this card was A5 which I cut down slightly and used an A4 card blank to make a large card. Love how an old used "basic" Christmas card can be turned into a a lovely special card. 
 The products I used are as followed;

 Hunkydory products;
  A4 foiled tree background card.
  A4 dark green Adorable Scorable.
  A4 gold mirri card.
  4mm gold bling gems. 
  3D foam pads.
Additional items used;
 25mm green satin ribbon - American Crafts.
 3mm red satin ribbon - American Crafts.

Craig x