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mandag 27. februar 2012

Saturated Canary

Happy Monday Sweeties!

I've been dieing to make a card using one of Krista Smiths amazing Saturated Canary images for some time now, and finally I got to do it!
It was so much fun making round cards, so the Saturated Canary Challenge #11: Anything BUT square/rectangle, was just perfect for my card too :)








Round Card
Size: 17 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Coffee, Distress Ink - Bundled Sage, Milled Lavender & Pumice Stone.
Stamps: Krista Smith/Saturated Canary -  A Ragamuffin "Hand Me Down" (digi image), Stempelglede - Vintage Garden.
Colouring: Prismacolor Premier Pencils.
Papers: Bildmålarna - Dreams "Day Dreams", Ladybug & Friends - Spring Has Sprung "Thankful", Bazzill - lilac, green & white cardstock, copy paper 280g.
Tools: Circle Cutter, Martha Stewart - heart edge punches, EK Success - Scalloped Diamond edge punch, Tim Holtz - tag die, Crop-A-Dile.
Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts - Self Adhesive Pearls, Paper Doilies (hearts), Organza Ribbon, Gypsophilas on a Stem, Sweetheart Blossoms, Wild Rose 25 mm, Open Paper Roses 20 mm, 15 mm & 10 mm, Semi Open Roses 8 mm, Rosebuds 4 mm, lacy ribbon, fibre, charms.

I'm entering this in to these challenges:
Saturated Canary - Anything BUT square/rectangle
The Craft Place - Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes - Circles
2 Sisters - Anything Goes
Cardmadfairy's - Don't be square
Crop Stop - At least 3 flowers
Delightful - Pattern Paper
Willow Sketchie - Anything Goes
Crafting For All Seasons - Shaped Card
Crafts And Me - Shades of Spring
More Than Favors - Circles
Papiravisen - Dies/punches

Thank you for peeking in here today - take care & have fun!
Hugs, Lena Katrine

søndag 26. februar 2012

DT Sketchy Colors - Challenge #106: Sketch

Good Morning!

Sketchy Colors is back with a new challenge for you, and for our Challenge #106 we've a brand new SKETCH for you to play with :)
The DT have all made some beautiful samples for you to have a look at, and Tiffany Doodles is still sponsoring us with a great price, so head over to the SC challenge blog :)

The DT where also sponsored with some digi-images from Tiffany Doodles, and this is what I came up with this time :)


Under the sentiment, there's a place to write a perconal greeting.


Easel Card
Size: 6" x 6"
Ink: Distress Ink - Bundled Sage & Victorian Velvet.
Stamps: Tiffany Doodles - image & sentiments.
Colouring: Prismacolor Premier Pencils.
Papers: Bildmålarna - Picnick "Butterflies" & "White Tulip", Bazzill - green, white & vintage pink cardstock, copy paper 280g.
Tools: EK Success - corner rounder punch, Spellbinders - Nesting Classic Squares, Martha Stewart - heart edge punch.

mandag 20. februar 2012

DT Wild Orchid Crafts - Challenge #44: White + 1

Hiya sweeties!


Wild Orchid Crafts is ready with a new challenge today, and for our Challenge #44 we have this theme for you:
WHITE + ONE!

The DT really did some amazing creations once again this week, and there's a fabolous price up for grabs again too, so check out the WOC challenge blog today :)

I've seen a lot of round cards lately, and got so inspired, that I had to make one myself :)
This is the card I made for our adorable nephew Adrian, that had his Christening yesterday.
The colours I've used are white and aqua - hope you like it!








Round Shaped Card
Size: 15 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Jet Black, Distress Ink - Iced Spruce.
Stamps: Mo Manning - Christening (digi-image), Camelia/Kort & Godt - texts.
Colouring: Prismacolor Premier Pencils.
Papers: Pion Design - From My Heart II "Valentine Angels", Bazzill - aqua & ivory cardstock, copy paper 280g.
Tools: Spellbinders - Nesting Classic & Petite Scalloped Circles, Martha Stewart - Swirling Lace, Eyelet Lace & Mini Hearts punches, Cheery Lynn Designs - Olive Branches dies, circle cutter, piercing tool, needle, tread, Crop-A-Dile.

I'm entering these challenges with this card:
2 Sisters - Stitching
Dies To Die For - Anything Goes
Secret Crafter - Bingo (ribbon, bow, leaves)
Sweet Stampin' - Bingo (pearls, punches, charms)

Thanks for stopping here today - have a terrific week!
Hugs, Lena Katrine

søndag 19. februar 2012

DT LOTV - Spring #1: "Spring Swing"

Hi again :)

Our second theme for February at Lili of the Valley is "spring", and for my first spring project, I've just a super cute image called "Spring Swing", along with several LOTV additional stamps!

I've made a Joy Fold Card in mainly green, since I think green representate the spring season, but with a touch of pink :)







Joy Fold Card
Size: 6" x 6"
Ink: Archival Ink - Coffee, Distress Ink - Victorian Velvet & Forest Moss.
Colouring: Distress Ink - Refills.
Papers: Bildmålarna - Dreams "Letter to You" & "A Sweet Memory", Bazzill - pink & green cardstock, Canson - Montval aquarell paper 200g.
Tools: Spellbinders - Nesting Big Scalloped Ovals, Martha Stewart - Vintage Floral corner punch & deep edge lace punch.
Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts - Paper Doilies, Self Adhesive Rhinestones & Pearls, Pearl Brads & Hydrangeas, Panduro - ribbon.

I'm entering this in to these challenges:

DT Sketchy Colors - Challenge #105: Blue & Grey

Happy Sunday!

Sketchy Colors is back with a new challenge for you, and for our Challenge #105 we've picked out these colours for you to play with:
Blue & Grey!
The DT have all made some beautiful samples for you to have a look at, and Tiffany Doodles is still sponsoring us with a great price, so head over to the SC challenge blog :)

Here's a Calendar Site I made, in frosty winter colours and some cute mini images from Bildmålarna :)






Calendar Site - January
Size: 14 x 19 cm
Ink: Memento - Rich Cocoa, Distress Ink - Faded Jeans.
Stamps: Bildmålarna - Mini "Mimosa - Waiting", "Mimo - Snowball" & "Mimo".
Colouring: Prismacolor Premier pencils.
Papers: Papirdesign - Vintertid "Frost", Bazzill - blue & white cardstock, copy paper 280g.
Tools: Martha Stewart - Aspen PATP & Glacial Snowflake punch, Crop-A-Dile.
Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts - Paper Doilies, Self Adhesive Rhinestones & Cotton Lace, velvet ribbon, pom-pom lace, big eyelets.

I'm entering this in to these challenges:
Frosted Designs - Brads and/or Eyelets
Paper-Crafting Journey - Make it cute
Creatalicious - Lace
Marianne Design Divas - Winter Blues
Mema's Crafts - Anything Goes
The Pretty Little Ribbon - Anything Goes
Inky Impressions - Punches/Dies
The Paper Shelter - Winter Blues
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Anything Goes
The Pixie Cottage - Anything but a Card
Everybody Art - Calendar
Shopping Our Stash - Metal Mania
Anything Goes - Bingo (2 or more stamped images, free, die cuts/punches)

Thanks for looking in here today - enjoy your Sunday!
♥'s & hugs, Lena Katrine

fredag 17. februar 2012

LOTV Mini Valentine Blog Hop - Secret Surprice Winner

Woooohoooo!!!
Thank you sooooooooooo much to all of you who joined our LOTV Mini Valentine Blog Hop!!!
It was so much fun to see the huge success this had :)
Thank you very much to all of you that left me - and the rest of the girls, such number of sweet comments!
I hope you had a lot of fun hopping, and that you've got loads of inspiration using the image 

*Stamp* - Times to Treasure

Now I'm happy to tell you, that I was one of the secret blogs, that had a secret price to give away to one lucky commentar.... One of you will win a georgeously cute stamp from Lili of the Valley, and that is the person who left me the 42nd comment I got....





Congratulations sweetie!
Please contact me with your fully name and address, and LOTV will post the stamp out to you!

LOTV Store

Have a lovely Weekend everyone!
Hugs, Lena Katrine


DT LOTV - Sneak Peek 2: Dainty Dancing

Hey Sweet People!

Just a few more days to go, until the new release from Lili of the Vally!!!
Here's another sneak peek from me, an Easel Card with the cutest little image called
"Dainty Dancing" :)







Easel Card
Size: 6" x 6"
Ink: Memento - Rich Cocoa, Distress Ink - Pumice Stone.
Stamps: Lili of the Valley - Dainty Dancing, Ladybug Crafts Ink - It's Only Words 4 (sentiment).
Colouring: Prismacolors Premier Pencils.
Papers: Pion Design - From My Heart II "Small Roses", Bazzill - ivory & peach cardstock, copy paper 280g.
Tools: Spellbinders - Nesting Label, Classic & Petite Scalloped Ovals, Cheery Lynn Designs - Olive Branches dies.
Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts - Paper Doilies, Metal Corners, Self Adhesive Pearls, Star Shaped Pearl Beads, Guipure Lace, Sweetheart Blossoms, Heather Stem Flowers, Poppies, Lilies, Open Paper Roses 20 mm & 10 mm, charm.

I'm entering this in to these challenges:
Bunny Zoe'z Crafts - Celebrations
Crafters Companion - Anything Goes
Let's ink It Up - Ribbon/Lace
Trykkpressa - Monochromatic
Inky Impressions - Punches/Dies
Little Darlings - Favourite Embellishments (flowers, pearls, lace/ribbon)
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Anything Goes
7Kids College Fund - Monochromatic
Shopping Our Stash - Metal Mania
Sweet Stamps - Roses

Thank you so much for all your wonderful comments - they're so inspiring to me!
Have a wonderful Weekend!
Hugs, Lena Katrine

torsdag 16. februar 2012

DT LOTV - Sneak Peek 1: Baby with Teddy

Good Morning Peeps!

Today I have a Sneak Peek to show you, a cute little baby image from the upcoming release the 20th at Lili of the Valley!
Here's Baby with Teddy :)







Pocket-Tag Card
Size: 6" x 6"/6 1/2"
Ink: Adirondack - Pitch Black, Distress Ink - Weathered Wood.
Stamps: Lili of the Valley - Baby with Teddy, Camelia - Congratulations.
Colouring: Prismacolor Premier Pencils.
Papers: Bildmålarna - Dreams "Romance" & "Up in the Sky", Bazzill - blue Swiss Dot & white Canvas cardstock, copy paper 280g.
Tools: Martha Stewart - star edge punch, QC - CC star dies, Spellbinders - Nesting Classic & Inverted Scalloped Circles, black pen (faux stitching).
Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts - Satin Ribbon, Moonstone Brads, Buttons & Self Adhesive Rhinestones, pom pom lace, charm.

I'm entering this in to these challenges:
One Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes
Cupcake Inspirations - picture: cupcakes with teddies
Craft Your Days Away - Get stitchy with it
Fun with Shapes and More - Birthday
Hot Shot Craft - One for the boys
Stampin' For The Weekend - inspiration photo (colours)
Kaboodle Doodles - Where the boys are
Stamps & Fun = Creativity - Birthday
The Crafty Pad - Letter B (boy/baby, blue, buttons)

Thanks for peeking in - have a lovely day!
Hugs, Lena Katrine

tirsdag 14. februar 2012

DT LOTV - Mini Valentine Blog Hop: Moments To Treasure

Happy Valentine's Day!

To celebrate Valentine's Day we're having a Lili of the Valley Mini Valentine Blog Hop!!!
Two mystery blogs will have a mystery prize each for one lucky commentor,
so be sure to leave a comment at every stop by Friday, to be sure on having the chanse on winning a sweet price from LOTV:)

If you arrived here from my magnificent DT-collegue Bev, you're on the right track, if not, you might want to go back at her place :)

We have all used the same image for our projects in this blog hop, so we really hope you'll get lots of inspiration and different ideas on how to use this adorable image

Here's my project - an altered box, to keep a secret gift for someone special :)












Altered Box/Panduro
Size: 3 x 11 x 19 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Coffee, Distress Ink - Iced Spruce.
Stamps: Lili of the Valley - Times To Treasure, North Star Stamps - sentiment inside.
Colouring: Distress Ink - Refills.
Papers: Melissa Frances - DP's (thanks again Kim ♥ :), Bazzill - mint & white cardstock, Canson - Montval aquarell paper 200g.
Tools: Spellbinders - Nesting Classic & Petite Scalloped Circles, Glue Dots - Hook & Loop, white acrylic paint.
Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts - Paper Heart Doilies, Metal Embellishments, Self Adhesive Rhinestones, Heart Shaped Pearl BeadsDecorative Crown Pins, Satin Ribbon, Sweetheart Blossoms, Open Paper Roses 20 mm, 15 mm & 10 mm, Basic Grey/Lily Bee - letters, charm.


I'm also entering this in to these challenges:
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Celebrations
Crafty Bloggers Network - Love is in the air
Crafty Boots - Valentines
Creative Stamp Friends - Valentine
Lexi's Creations - Love
Lollipos Crafts - With love
Make My Monday - Hearts & Flowers
Oh La La Creations - Be my Valentine
Paper Pretties - Flowers
Scrappers Delights - Love
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Anything goes
Stamp & Create - Valentines/love
Stamps are Us - Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge - Valentine's Day
The Cutie Pie - Anything but a card
Truly Madly Crafty - Ribbon and bling
Addicted To Stamps - Valentine's/Love
Crafting When We Can - Valentine/Love
Dream Valley - Love
Quirky Crafts - Love Story (+ ribbon & charm)
The Craft Place - Love is all around

 Next stop on your LOTV Mini Valentine Blog Hop, is at the very talented and sweet POPS place!
If you get lost along the way, here's the list of all the stops:

 Fleur - Dena - Bev Lena (me) - Pops


Have fun hopping and enjoy your Valentine's Day!
Hugs, Lena Katrine
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