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søndag 20. desember 2009

Sketchy Color Challenge #4

Juhuuu!!! This is so fun!!! Again we had a large number of entries on our 3rd challenge at Sketchy Colors!!!
Thank you so much, to everyone who turned in theire contributions to our Challenge #3!

Are you ready for our 4th challenge???
For our Sketchy Color Challenge #4, we've made a fun sketch for you to play with again ;)
So head over to the Sketchy Color blog, and take a look at the sketch, the rest of the DT's beautiful creations, and the cute little price sponored by Moia's Designs :)
Here's my result, playing with the sketch - a gifttag for a Christmas present :)
Again, I've used these cute owls from Moia's Designs!

Remember to visit Sketchy Color - and have fun with the sketch!

Have a great sunday!
♥ Hugs, Lena Katrine ♥

onsdag 16. desember 2009

Winner of my Birthday Giveaway

Thank you so much, to all of you who have entered my giveaway, and to all of you who has left me a congratulation on my birthday!!

Mr.Random has picked no 1 as the winner, and the one who will recive the goodies in the mail, is...

Gratulerer så mye Knerten!!!
Send meg adressen din på e-post til lenaoien'at', og det vil snart komme pakke i posten :)

Take care everyone!
Hugs, Lena Katrine

tirsdag 15. desember 2009

Birthday Giveaway!!!

Woohooo!!! The 8th of December is my birthday, and what's more fun, than to celebrate it with a little giveaway!?!
I've put together a small candy for you - just to say thank you, for all your visits, your comments, and all the  inspiration you give me ;)

All you have to do, to be within the drawing, is to make a small post in your blog about my Birthday Giveaway (sidebar is okay), and then leave your name and blogadress to Mr.Linky below ;)

The post will stay open until midnight (my time) on the 15th of December, and the winner will be announced on wednesday the 16th!

Thank you and good luck!
Hugs, Lena Katrine

This and that

Challenge: Create a card or project with a Holiday Theme, Christmas or Hannukah.
I've made a bunch of Christmas gifttags, by using spellbinders, some of my
left over papers, stamps, ribbon and some simple decorations.


Scrapping the Music in Norwegian is having a Christmas Giveaway, where you can win one out of three secret Christmaspresents!
You can join in the fun until the 15th of December :)


I'm so happy to tell you, that I won the #4 place at Stempelglede's Handmade Card Contest with this card :)
Woohoo!!! And I'll recive a price of $35 in beautiful stamps from Stempelglede :)

A big congratulation to all the above winners: Ida who won the 1th price, Carin who won the 2nd, and Nina who won the 3rd price!!


And yesterday when I visited the Inky Wings' blog, I discovered that I also won a grab-bag of stamps from Inky Wings :) Lucky me!!!


I've been so occupied lately, with some new material for the magazine of Ett trykk, so I have'nt got much time for blogging...
But I'll try to visit you all sometime soon :)
Thank you so much, for all your sweet comments!

Wishing you all a great day!
Hugs, Lena Katrine

søndag 13. desember 2009

Sketchy Color Challenge #3

Another sunday has arrived, and we're ready to sett our Challenge #3 at Sketchy Colors ;)
This time we have a new color challenge for you, and we would like you to play along with projects held in green and blue!!

Another cute stamp sponsored by Moia's Designs are up for this weeks price, and you can join the challenge until Saturday night at 9 pm :)

I've made a simple Christmas card this time:

I've used a beautiful patterned paper from Kaiser Crafts Duches Collection, green, blue and light beige Bazzill cardstock, 3 different Spellbinders dies, sentiment-stamp, lace and pearls from Kort & Godt, charm, poinsettas and some golden tread.
Almost everything can be bought at Unik Hobby!

I hope you still have some spare time to do some crafting before Christmas, so please head over to the Sketchy Colors blog - take a look at the challenge, the cute price, and of course the rest of the DT's great work this week ;)


Thank you so much for all your sweet birthday wishes - they really warm my heart :)
Have a great day, and take care!
Hugs, Lena Katrine

tirsdag 8. desember 2009

StampARTic "Card of the Year"

StampARTic has a challenge going on, where we're supposed to pick the card we made this year, that we're most satisfied with....
Not easy, but I ended up with this card:

This is the first card I made for the Papirgleder's KortCup, and that sent me to the finale
(that I by the way, ended as no.2 :),
but that's not actually why I'm most pleased with this card...
First of all, I love the image, and I think the coloration of it, is quite good too :)
Second of all, I love Maja Papers, and these blue ones, makes the card have the winter-feeling that I wanted to create.
The third reason, is that I like that the card 'feels' warm, even though the colors are 'cold', and I think the sparkling in it makes it a bit magical :)
You can see more pictures of the card here :)

Thanks for looking!
Hugs, Lena Katrine

PS! Remember to join in my birthday giveaway - the candypost is pinned on top of my blog:)

søndag 6. desember 2009

Sketchy Color Challenge #2

Juhuuu!!! This is so fun!!! We had almost 80 entries on our first challenge at Sketchy Colors!!! Thank you so much, to everyone who turned in theire contributions to our Challenge #1!

Are you ready for our second challenge??? For our Sketchy Color Challenge #2, we've made a fun sketch for you to play with ;) So head over to the Sketchy Color blog, and take a look at the sketch, the rest of the DT's beautiful creations, and the cute little price sponores by Moia Design :)

Here's my result, playing with the sketch - a double matchbox :)

The matchbox is decorated with owl-stamps from Moia's Design, a sentiment-stamp from Norsk Stempelblad, Ladybug & Friends leftover papers, roses and spacers from Unik Hobby, pearls from Kort & Godt, and hitchfasteners from Tim Holtz.

Remember to visit Sketchy Color - and have fun with the sketch!

Have a great sunday!
Hugs, Lena Katrine

lørdag 5. desember 2009

Stempelglede's Handmade Card Contest

Stempelglede is having a huge Handmade Card Contest, and when I saw the great colours we're suppose to use, I new I had to give it a shot :)
And the prices to win are amazing - who does'nt want to win some amazing Stempelglede stamps?

So this is what I came up with, using the great colors in the picture above.
I've used stamps from Stempelglede's georgeous collections "Gledelig Jul" and "Grunge Hearts".

I've used Melissa Frances' georgeous patterned paper "Winter Freeze", and white, blue and craft cardstock from Bazzill to make the card.
I've stamped swirls from Stempelglede's "Grunge Hearts" Collection on the patterned paper with embossing ink, and embossed it with Ranger "Sea Foam" embossingpowder.
My sewing machine does'nt work on paper, so I just made the holes in the papers with it, and then sewed by hand around the patterned papers.

The rest of the stamping is made with Archival Ink - Sepia, on Aquarellpaper 200 g.
I've painted the beautiful angel's wings with Glimmermist - Silver, to make it shimmer a bit :)
All the edges on the panels and papers are inked with Distress Ink - Antique Linen and Weathered Wood. The craft cardstock are inked with some Vintage Photo as well.
For the embellishments I've used several different flowers, roses and rosebuds from Unik Hobby, Prima and Papirloftet, a cinnamon stick with some tulle around, charms and ribbon from Unik Hobby, Pearlswirls from Prima, and other pearls from Kort & Godt.

I've used the same layout on every side of the card, just flipped it a bit, to make a littele twist.

The "frames" on the white squares are made with a EKSuksess borderpunch, and for the circles I've used Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic and Scalloped Circles.

Thank you for visiting - hope you've enjoyed my card!
Have a great weekend!

Hugs, Lena Katrine

fredag 4. desember 2009

STM's Christmas Workshop

You can make anything you want, just as long as it's something related to Christmas.

I've made an Advent Calendar for my mum and dad, using the very talented Åshilds's calendar-idea, and some of 3ndy's georgeous Christmas-papers :)

The beautiful papers from 3ndy are called "Pepperkakefest" (Gingerbread-party), and I've used both sides on it.
I've also used some left-over papers with the saying "Merry Christmas" on it, and some Bazzill Craft Cardstock - punched with a Fiskars border punch.
The bottom are made of coasters, punched out with a spellbinders nestie, and dressed with 3ndy-paper.

The "hatches" are made of stars and the gingerbreads, punched out with QK CC's. I've embellished them - along with the borders, with pearls from Kort & Godt, and faux stitching made with a white pen.
On the back of each "hatch", there's fatened a roll of stripped paper, with a quotation on it.
The "hatches are fatened on the candles with handmade headpins.
The ribbon can be bought, along with most of the other supplies I've used, at Unik Hobby.

Thank you for visiting and leaving me sweet comments :)

 ♥ Hugs, Lena Katrine ♥

onsdag 2. desember 2009

KortCup 2009 Finale #2

I promised you my second contribution to the Papirgleders KortCup today, so here it is ;)

Challenge #2 consisted:
Theme: Anything but a christmas card
Criterias: Pale/light colors, wings in some shape must be included, and no charms allowed.

Avstemmingen foregår inne på Papirgleder's forum, og fristen går ut på lørdag kl 23.59.
For å kunne se/stemme på bidragene til finalen må du være/bli medlem av Papirgleder forumet :)

Card recipe:
Size: 14 x 19 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Coffee for stamping the image, ColorBox Fluid Chalk - Azurite for stamping the sentiments, Distress ink - Weathered Wood for inking the edges, Distress Ink - Refills for coloring.
Stamps: Sugar Nellie - Angel Wishes (I've masked away the dog), Stempelglede - Sentiments.
Papers: DCWV - "The Luxury Stack" patterned paper, Bazzill - Pale turqouise and white cardstock, Aquarellpaper 200 g.
Other things: Unik Hobby - Roses and heartshaped pearls, Kort & Godt - pearls, MS - Rose Leaf punch and Doily Lace punch, Prima - bling, Glasglitter (on the wings, the widget and the stars of the girl's dress), ribbon and silver tread.
The card is to be opened on the back - magnets are fastened on the back of my signaturestamp.

Thank you for visiting - have a great day!

Hugs, Lena Katrine

tirsdag 1. desember 2009

KortCup 2009 Finale #1

The finale is now ended at Papirgleder's KortCup (a "big" card contest), and the voting for the best cardmaker is now going on at the Papirgleder forum.
The voting will end at Saturday, 5th of December.
We're 12 girls in the finale, and everyone is so talented, and have made the most beautiful cards - so it's a tough competition :)

For the finale, we had to make two cards each, with different themes and criterias.

Challenge #1 consisted:
Theme: Christmas
Criterias: 3 patterned papers, a colored image, 2 or more embellishment items, and no flowers allowed.

This is the card I made for this category:

For å kunne se/stemme på bidragene til finalen må du være/bli medlem av Papirgleder forumet :)

Card recipe:
Size: 15 x 15 cm
Ink: Archival Ink - Coffee for stamping, Distress Ink - Weathered Wood and Walnut Stain for inking edges, and Distress Ink - Refills for coloring.
Stamps: Motivet - Children riding kick-sledge, Unik Hobby - Text on the front (merry christmas), Kort & Godt - Sentiment inside.
Papers: Maja Design - Gammaldags Jul, Bazzill - kraft, white and red cardstok, Aquarellpaper 200 g.
Others: MS - Snowflake punch, Unknown - Big snowflake punch, EKSuksess - border punch, Stampin'Up - WW punch, Unik Hobby - Spacers, charm and ribbon, Kort & Godt - pearls, string, gluepads for mounting the panels.

I'll be back tomorrow with my other card for the finale :)

Thank you for visiting!

Hugs, Lena Katrine
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