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mandag 27. april 2009

GD Sketch & Stash Challenge #9

Juhuuu! Here's my first Guest Designer card for Sketch & Stash Challenge #9!Thank you so much Cathy, for the invitation to become a guest designer for challenge #9 and #10 - I do appreciate it a lot! And thank you Becky for your nice e-mails, and the rest of theme for having me as a GD! ♥
This week Sketch & Stash has a great sketch to work with, so we hope you're joining in! Please take a look at the Design Team's great work this week :)

The front of the card:

The insides:

The back:

The sketch practicly invited me to use several layers and openings on my card:)

A closeup of the georgeus Gorjuss-girl:

Inspiration for the colours of my card, I found in this beautiful card made by the very talented Nina - Tusen takk, vennen! But the inspiration to actually make this card, I found in being with my two amazing friends - Kirsten and Maya - last weekend, at Maya's home in Gausdal! Tusen takk kjære venner, for ei kjempekoselig helg - dette kortet er dedikert til dere begge to!♥!

Card recipe:
Size: 15x15 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Coffee for stamping image and sentiments, Distress Ink for colouring the image and the orange edges, and Versa Magic Multi Surface Chalk - Spanish Olive for the green edges.
Image: Sugar Nellie - Gorjuss Girl.
Sentiments: North Star Stamps - "Til Konfirmanten" ("For the confirmand" - borrowed from my friend Maya:), and Stempelglede (innside). Signaturestamp from Scrapmagasinet.
Patterened paper: My Minds Eye - Bloom and Grow.
Cardstock: Bazzill - Green and Orange, Aquarelpaper.
Embellishments: Prima - "Say it in Studs" and white, flat flowers, Unik Hobby - Heartshaped pearls and charms, May Arts - Ribbon, Wild Orchid Crafts - Roses and Cherryblossom flowers (a gift from my friend Maya;), Tim Holtz - Mini methallic brads.
Tools: Spellbinder - Nestabillities Labels 1, Stampin'Up - Word Window Punch, Martha Stewart - Frond Punch, magnets to keep the card's layers closed.

Thank you for visiting my blog ♥

søndag 26. april 2009

Sketch and Stash Challenge #8

I've bin picked to be the Sketch and Stash Guest Designer for the Challenges #9 and #10!! Juhuuu - I'm jumping all around :) So tomorrow you'll see my first Sketch and Stash Guest Designer Card!!

But first; here's my entry for this weeks challenge at the Sketch and Stash Challenge Blog - Challenge #8!

Some closeups:

Size: 12x18 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Coffee for stamping image, sentiments and brown flowers, Distress Ink for colouring and edging the leaf, and Versa Magic Multi Suface Chalk - Ocean Depht for stamping the blue flowers and chalking the edges.
Stamps: Sugar Nellie - Home Grown Image, Stempelglede - Flowers and Sentiment masked together with the image, papirgleder - Sentiment inside the card, Scrapmagasinet - Signaturestamp.
Patterened paper: MME - Bella Bella Collection.
Cardstock: Bazzill- Creme, dark and light Turqouise,and Aquarelpaper.
Embellishments: Brads
Tools: Martha Stewart - Embossed Zig Zag Punch, EK Suksess - Retro Flower Punches, BossKut - Leaf (borrowed from my friend Maya), Stampin'Up - Sizzix Top Note Die (borrowed from my friend Anita H.), Brown pen for stitching.

Thank you for visiting my blog ♥

Stamp with Fun Challenge #3

For this weeks challenge #3 at Stamp with Fun, Marlene made a great sketch, that I just had to try out!

The front:

Innside - I made the card as a gift-card/cd-card:

The back:

A close-up of the cute little hÂnglar-girl:

Size: 14x14 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Coffee for stamping, Distress Ink for colouring and inking the edges.
Stamps: hÂnglar & stÂnglar - Image, Stempelglede - Sentiment; masked together with the image ("Friendship makes the soul blossom"), Norsk Stempelblad - Gratulerer ("Congratulation"), Scrapmagasinet - Signaturestamp.
Patterened papers: K&Company - Life's a Journey and Classic McKenna.
Cardstock: Bazzill - Red and Yellowish, Aquarelpaper.
Embellishments: Unik Hobby - Charms, Prima - Say it in Studs, Wild Orchid Crafts - Roses, May Arts - Ribbon, Tim Holtz - Brads, Lace (a gift from my mum).
Tools: Stampin'Up - Top Note Die (borrowed from my friend Anita), Spellbinder - Nestabillities Labels 1, Martha Stewart - Doily Lace Punch, Punch Bunch - Fern Punch, EK Suksess - Flower Punch.

fredag 24. april 2009

Colour Create Challenge Week 12

Another giftbag, that I started on, when I was spending last sunday together with Maya ;o) Somehow I did'nt get to finish it before yesterday *tjihi*
The giftbag is made for this weeks Challenge 12 at Colour Create, where the challenge is to use the colours black, white and pink! I even made the bag with the compulsory detail - polkadots!



Maya has a LOT of the old hÂnglar-images, and I was so lucky, to get to stamp up some of them ♥ Tusen takk, Maya-vennen! ♥

Closeup of the embellishments:

I love this "easy-peasy soloution" to make a gift bag out of a paperbag ♥

Size: 13x18 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Coffee, Distress Ink for colouring and inking the edges, together with ColorBox Pigment Brush Pad - Dusty Plum, and ColorBox Fluid Chalk - Charcoal.
Stamp: hÂnglar & stÂnglar.
Patterened paper: Maja Design - Mina Vänner Rosa-Marina 3.
Cardstock: Bazzill - White and Black, Aquarelpaper.
Embellishments: Norsk Stempelblad - Rubons, Prima - "Say it in Crystals", Mini-Gypsos flowers and White flowers, Wild Orchid Crafts - Cherry Blossoms and Black Roses (a gift from my friend Maya ♥), Unik Hobby - Heartshaped Pearls and Butterfly-charms, Minnehjørnet - Velvet flowers and Velvet Ribbon, Tim Holtz - Mini-Methallic Brads, Lace, Methallic-Necklace and Black Brads.
Tools: Spellbinder - Netsabillities Labels 2 an Butterflies Die, Stampin'Up - Word Window Punch, Gluepads

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit and comment in my blog :)

onsdag 22. april 2009

Cute Card Thursday Challenge #56 Floral Fantasy

Here's an entry for this weeks Cute Card Thursday Challenge #56 Floral Fantasy. The challenge it self was easy-peasy - just to use some flowers on the project. I wanted to do something different than just a card, so I made a Tea-bag, that was the Double Dutch Challenge #15 last week ;o)

Inside each tea-bag-tag, there's a tag with a sentiment on one side, and a journaling spot on the other side. Between the two tea-bag-tags, I've placed a circle with my signaturestamp on both sides.

Size: 7x11 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Coffee for stamping, and Distress Ink for colouring.
Stamps: hÂnglar & stÂnglar - Images (which I got from my friend Maya:), Papirloftet - Framed sentiments, Scrapmagasinet - Signaturestamp.
Patterened Paper: K&Company - Life's Journey Paper Pad.
Cardstock: Bazzill - Light yellowish, and Aquarelpaper.
Embellishments:Unik Hobby - Heartshaped pearls and charm, Crop Stop - Ribbon, Wild Orchid Crafts - Roses, Stickles.
Tools: EK Suksess - Flower Punch, Punch Bunch - Fern Punch, Brown pen for stitching.

tirsdag 21. april 2009

Sugar Bowl Challenge #8 Tiets Sketch #2

When I saw this sketch, I knew this was my opportunity, to try to use more than 2 different patterened papers - on the same card ;o) Oh boy, that was a real challenge to me!!! But here's the result for this weeks Sugar Bowl Challenge #8 - Tiets Sketch #2, I managed to use 5 different patterened papers, and actually I'm quite pleased with the result :)

The front of the card:
This girl is such a cutie-pie, don't you think? The little sentiment means:"For you, my dear friend".

Inside; As you can see. I've used the same sketch on every page of the card:)
The sentered sentiment on the left side means:"Great friends are angels, who lifts us up, when we forget how to fly". The little sentiments says:"Thanks for being you", and "Greatings from the heart".

The back:
My signaturestamp in center. The small sentiment says:"A big hug from me".

Some closeups:

Card recipe:
Size: 15x15 cm
Ink:Archival Ink - Coffee for stamping, Ditress Ink for colouring, and ColorBox Fluid Chalk - Creamy Brown for inking the edges.
Stamps: Sugar Nellie - "Lost in thoughts", Norsk Stempelblad - Small sentiments, Papirloftet - Framed Sentiment.
Patterened paper: K&Company - Classic McKenna Paper Pad.
Cardstock: Bazzill - Moss-green and light green. Watercolour-paper.
Embellishments: Prima - Flowers and Say it in Pearls, Kort og Godt - pearls.
Tools: Punch Bunch - Fern Punch and Butterfly Punch, Brown pen for stitching, Gluepads for mounting the main panels on every side.

Another award!

On saturday I got this beautiful award from Ida - thank you so much my friend - I truly appreciate it a lot!
I'm actually suppose to pass this further to 10 of my favourite blogs, but because I got this once before, I'm giving it to the first 10 people who leaves me a comment here ;0) If you do so, you've truly deserved the award!

fredag 17. april 2009

A sweet award!

I've got this sweet Lumas Thorn Award today, from my very talented and sweet friend Camilla! Thank you so much, my friend - this really warms my hearth ♥

This award must be passed further on, to 5 new people, but I think it's really hard to pick just 5... So I'm giving this award to all of you - everyone in my blogrolls, and everyone who takes time to visit and comment in my blog! Thank you so much for being there! You always give me great inspiration, and a big smile on my face ;o)

I wish you all a creative and great weekend!!

onsdag 15. april 2009

Whiff of Joy Challenge #25

Another giftbag, but this time made for a boy - a friend of my son, who turned 9 before easter. The giftbag is also made for the Whiff of Joy Challenge #25, after a sketch made by the great Katharina Frei :o)

Front of the bag:

The back:

Closeup of the star-embellies:

The cute "Oakley-boy"

Sentiment: "The worlds best friend"

Size: 13x13 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Black for stamping, Distress Ink - Faded Jeans and ColorBox Fluid Chalk - Charcoal for the edges, and Distress Ink for colouring.
Stamps: WOJ - "Oakley with Slipover" and "Tree stump", Stempelglede - Sentiment
Paper: Rusty Pickle - Chocolate Bunnies "May Flowers", Bazzill - Creme and Blue Cardstock
Embellishments: Unik Hobby - Bicycle-Charm, Norsk Stempelblad - Rubons (Congrats), brads and eyelets
Tools: Martha Stewart - Embossed Zig Zag Punch, Stampin Up - Word Window Punch, QK - Star, BossKut - Stars, Spellbinder - Nestabillities, Black pen, Gluepads in different sizes - for mounting the stars and the circles.

mandag 13. april 2009

Sugar Bowl - Sugar Sugar April

Another paperbag inspired by Maya's Gift-bag-tutorial at Inkywings, made for the Sugar Bowl Challenge Blog. This months Sugar Sugar Project for April , is to make something other than a card, with the easter/spring theme. This is a spring-themed bag (here in Norway the foxes are coming out of their winter lair now:), that I'm gonna fill with some small goodies and give to a friend! I've used the Stampavie Challenge Sketch #2 for the layout on the bag. I even challenged myself into using three different patterened papers - woohoo!!

The front:

The back:

Some close-ups:

Size: 10 x 16 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Coffee (for stamping), ColorBox Fluid Chalk - Dark Brown, Warm Green and Prussian Blue (for the edges), and Distress Ink (for colouring).
Stamps: Sugar Nellie - Gurjuss Girls, Stempelglede - Sentiment ("Friendship makes the soul blossom")
Paper: Maja Design - Mina Vänner "Carina 2, 6 and 7", Bazzill - Turqouise and Offwhite Cardstock.
Embellishments: Prima - Flowers, Papirloftet - Ribbon, Unik Hobby - Charms, Norsk Stempelblad - Rubons ("To you" and "From me"), brads and eyelets.
Tools: Martha Stewart - Floral Lace and Frond Punches, StampinUp - Word Window Punch, Spellbinder - Nestabillities, Tim Holtz - Distresser.

Sukkersøtt Challenge #35

Another paperbag, this time made for Sukkersøtt's Challenge-Sketch #35. I've covered the bag with bright, fresh green Bazzill Cardstock, and leftover-papers from Maja design in warm yellow, creme, and a dash of orange!

Front of the bag:
The image is from Sugar Nellie - Gorjuss Girls, the corner-textstamp (that was perfect for this challenge!), is from Norsk Stempelblad, and says: "You and me", "My friend", "Friendship", "Big hug", and "I care about you".

The back:
The textstamp is from Stempelglede, and says: "Good friends are lifes real treasures".

I even got to make a matching card for the paperbag...

Front of the card:
The textstamp on the little card is also from Stempelglede, and says "My friend, I thought i would write some words, and bring you a big hug. Wishing you a great day!"

Back of the card:
A spot for some journaling to a good friend!

Size: 9 x 14 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Coffee for stamping, Distress Ink for colouring, ColorBox Fluid Chalk - Creamy Brown for the paperedges.
Embellishments: Papirloftet - Blingbrads, Prima - Flowers, Unik Hobby - Charms, May Arts - Ribbon.
Tools: Unik Hobby - White, small Paperbag, Spellbinder - Netabillities Labels, Martha Stewart - Frond Punch, StampinUp - Word Window Punch.
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