Saturday, 13 October 2012

Goodbye 2 Cute Ink

Well this is a sad post for me as it will be my last for 2 Cute Ink. I have decided to step down from the design team as family life is taking up so much time at the moment and I just don't have much time for crafting. I have however created a farewell card so here it is:

I have used the brand new image Black Birdie from 2 Cute Ink for this card. Now I will admit I have cheated a bit as the card has been created in Craft Artist from various digikits. I have then just printed it out, coloured the image with Promarkers and stuck it onto a white card blank. I find making cards this way is great if you need a quick card but also for when you have to post the card.

Saturday, 6 October 2012

What a Monkey

Hi everyone

I hope you have all had a good week. I have a little card for you today using Monkey Cupcake from 2 Cute Ink so here it is:

I have coloured this cute little monkey with Promarkers. The backing paper and gold card are from my stash and the ribbon was a freebie from a magazine. I have handtyped the Happy Birthday sentiment and then used peeloffs to add Nennie. This is going to my little boy's Nan who we call Nennie and as he is our little monkey I thought this would be perfect.

Have a great week all.


Saturday, 29 September 2012

Rocket Man

Good Morning All,

Well I am back from my little break and was it relaxing erm no not really. The weather was awful and Charlie caught a cold so all in all not great. But you have to be positive so I was amazed by the beauty of the Lake District and we made the most of our time by putting on our raincoats and wellies and braving the weather. Charlie was a little fed up as he had to go in his buggy but we got to take in the lovely fresh air and spend time together as a family. Back to reality now though and I have a little card to share with you so here it is:

I have used Up, Up and Away Rocket for this card you can grab it from the 2 Cute Ink Shop Here. I have coloured the image with Promarkers and added some tiny little stars around the edge. The backing paper is from K&co. I cut it up to make it look a bit more interesting and backed it on silver texture card from my stash. I handtyped the sentiment then added some star embellishments that I found in my drawer.

There is a brand new challenge over on the 2 Cute Ink Blog this week it is a sketch so make sure you check it out you have the chance to win some great images. Oh and there is a new freebie but grab it quick as it will only be around for a limited time.

Crafty Hugs


Friday, 21 September 2012

Simply Lovely

Good Morning All,

As you read this I will be out the door and on my way to the Lake District for a well needed break. I can't wait. But I haven't forgotten my weekly inspiration so here is what I have done this week:

I have used the Best of Friends Owl digital stamp from 2 Cute Ink. I have used Promarkers and Flexmarkers to colour the image. I wanted to keep this card simple so I have only used one K&Co backing paper and some gold mirror card. I added some pearls and a handtyped sentiment to finish.

Don't forget there is a great challenge running over at 2 Cute Ink where you have the chance to win some of the super cute images.

Right I will be back next week hopefully well rested and I may even have found my mojo.

Crafty Hugs

Saturday, 15 September 2012

Happy Birthday Jay

Good Morning All,

Is it me or are the weeks flying by at the moment. It feels like only yesterday that I was posting my inspiration card for 2 Cute Ink and yet it was a week ago. I have used one of my favourite images this week he is called Monster Balloon and here is what I have done with him:

I have coloured the image with Promarkers and Flexmarkers to match the backing papers which are from a big pad. The pad was from a craft store in Canada it doesn't have a front cover so I have no idea who they are made by. I added some ribbon that came free with a magazine and some Candi. I handtyped the personalised sentiment ready for my Cousin's Birthday next week. I call him little monster so I thought this card would be perfect for him.

Crafty Hugs


Friday, 14 September 2012

Something New and Fun

Good Evening All,

I am very late with this post as I have been picking up my new car today and getting Charlie a new car seat which took longer than I thought it would. Anyway there is a brand new challenge starting over at 2 Cute Ink today it also marks the release of three brand new images

These little guys are so cute and can be found now in the 2 Cute Ink Shop. And do you know what tha'ts not all for a limited time you can grab a freebie from Here. The Freebie is called Candy Corn Bat and this is what he looks like

Right I mentioned a challenge didn't I so here is the theme ............................................. Purple, Orange and Black. Now you must use a 2 Cute Ink image but that is easily done with the great images on offer and don't forget about the Freebie. All the details are over at the 2 Cute Ink Blog and there are also ways to earn extra chances of winning 3 images of your choice. Make sure you check it out.

I have a little card to show you what I have done with Ghostie Sucker which is one of the new releases.

Right I think that is everything so I will leave you for tonight and I will be back tomorrow with my inspiration card.

Saturday, 8 September 2012

I got your Bat

Hi All,

I know I know I keep going missing and I only seem to appear on Saturdays. I am having some trouble with my back which makes crafting a little uncomfortable. Plus Charlie is still not sleeping well at night. Add these two things together and my get up and craft has got up and left. I am still doing my DT duties for 2 Cute Ink and I am enjoying the fact that this means I have to make a card a week at least. I am however going to give most of the challenges a miss for the time being as they were just getting on top of me. I will hopefully be able to get back to them soon but you will still get my 2 Cute Ink cards each week. I hope you will all stick by me as your lovely comments really do inspire me to carry on crafting so thank you all for the time you spend writing them for me.

I do have my inspiration card to share with you today and this week I have used Batty Bat which you can grab along with lots of other cute images from 2 Cute Ink. So here is my creation:

I have used my Promarkers and Flexmarkers to colour this image. The papers are all little bits I had left in my scraps drawer and the grey card is from my stash. I have used Spellbinders dies for the circles and the zig zag border. I added a little bit of ribbon that came from Ebay and tied a knot in it. The little pearls are from Colemans Craft Warehouse. Now I know the sentiment is a little odd but I am going to be sending this card to a friend who calls everyone Pumpkin. She is going through a bit of trouble at the moment so this is to tell her I am there for her. So I got your Bat stands for I got your Back. Not sure if that makes sense to anyone else but I know it will to her.

Anyway I will leave you all and be back next week with another card, who knows I may well pop back before then.

Crafty Hugs