Tuesday, 2 December 2014

snow bunny enchantress -- gdt for crafting musketeers

I was thrilled to be asked to be guest dt on crafting musketeers and the theme is bling.
The image i have used is by Heather Valentin called snow bunny enchantress and can be found in the lacy sunshine shoppe.
I have colored her with graphit markers and embossed around the images with shabby pink fran-tage. The big snowflake is a spellbinders and the small one is x-cut. I am not totally sure who,s the ice skates are as they were given to me., finished off with plenty of gems and a ribbon from wild orchid.
I hope you will take the oppertunity and join in the fun for the challenge.

Monday, 1 December 2014

Rory and Mikey under the mistletoe

This is a brand new image from lacy sunshine stamps, the image is called rory and mikey under the mistletoe, they are just so cute.
I have colored the image with graphit markers, the tree die cuts and the lovely backing one with poinsettia on i had given so not sure who they are by also the deer.
The flower and holly i got from hobbycraft, sentiment hunkeydory, ribbon  and charm from ribbon girl

dt posting for sisters of craft

 This month at sisters of craft the sponsor at  is art by Toni and i have chosen this lovely winter girl already for the snoe, I have colored her with graph;it markers.
The die is majestic labels from spellbinders and i have added a sentiment and poinsettia flower from hobby craft.
I hope you can come and join in the fun the theme as always is everything goes. 

Saturday, 29 November 2014

snowy owl enchantress

This little darling is the new snowy owl enchantress from lacy sunshine she can be found here, there are some amazing one's in the collection so please make sure you have a look you wont regret it.
I have colored her with graphit markers and a couple of spectrum noir. The backing card is kraft card and the snowflake backing paper came out of card making magazine. The snowflakes i cut using a x-cut die, ribbon i bought at boyes and all other bits from craftroom stash
http://asyoulikeitchallenge.blogspot.co.uk  i like modern as like something bit different

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

rorys christmas presents

This little cutie is rorys christmas presents, which i have made into a center piece for the christmas table to fill sleigh with sweeties, i also have made a video of the construction, so i hope you keep an eye out for it coming onto the shoppe site.
The reindeer and the sleigh are actually a construction kit off scrapbooking mad, which you print out and then put together.
Rory is colored with graphit markers, i colored her then glued her onto a strong card so that she would stand up.
I do hope you will join us over at our facebook page here and also on our challenge blog..
well thats me for this time hope you can join me again soon

Thursday, 13 November 2014

crimson bleeding heart ethereal enchantress

This is another one of the ethereal enchantress collection from the very talented artist Heather valentin from lacy sunshine stamps. I have colored her with graphit markers and added the silver glitter from graphit markers glitter pen but it doesn,t show up on photograph.All the patterned papers i have had laid around, off cuts, you no how it is the pile gets bigger.
the flowers from wild orchid crafts and the ribbon and sentiments came from my local craft shop.

blaze and costella ethereal enchantress note books

These two note books i have done for the two young girls next door to me. The images are from lacy sunshine , they are out of the new ethereal enchantress fairy range, i just love them all.
They are both colored with graphit markers and backing papers from various places.
the blue one costella i have used glitter on her stars in her hair and put tiny gems on her wings for sparkle, all bits are from craftroom stash

Princess Emily Ethereal enchantress

This is a custom stamp that Heather valentin from lacy sunshine stamps has drawn from my specifications for my granddaughter Emily, who is a little princess at heart. I totally fell in love with the image as just how i pictured it to be. I have colored her with graphit markers.
The backing papers are some out of a pad from lidl and apart from the film strip i no is a joy one and can also be found in the lacy sunshine shop all the rest i have had for years. Lace and pearls from my friend as present and flowers from wild orchid crafts.

Monday, 10 November 2014

calla ethereal enchantress

This little sweetheart is from the brand new collection of ethereal enchantresses from lacy sunshines wonderful artist Heather Valentin, the image can be found here in the shoppe.
I have colored her with graphit markers, used a digital backing paper i printed off, die cuts i had layed around, flowers and ribbon from wild orchid crafts as well as little butterfly charm, corners i got at dainty supplies.

roxi neon wings boombox etherear enchantress

This is another of the ethereal enchantress range from lacy sunshines very talented artist Heather Valentin, the image can be found here in the shoppe. I wanted her to be nice and bright with being called neon wings. I have used a mixture of graphit markers and spectrum noir,s. The lovely bright lace i bought as a bundle at yorkshire trading and my friend gave me the little brad with sweetie on, all the reat on the card are bits i am using up.

saniya time ethereal enchantress

this is a gift bag made to put a friends birthday present in, the image is a brand new one from Lacy sunshines very talented artist Heather Valentin, this is called Saniya ethereal enchantress, She can be found here in the shoppe, I have colored her with graphit markers.
The backing papers were out of a pad i bought at lidl and the gorgeous die cut doiley is from noor and can also be found in the noor section of lacy sunshine shoppe. I have used flowers and ribbon from wild orchid crafts.
http://craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk  bag

amore ethereal enchantress

this is the brand new range of stamps from heather valentin from lacy sunshine, they are the etherear enchantress range and can be found here in the shoppe, there are quiet a few in the range and all gorgeous. They are all actually fairies and she has snowflake wings.
I have used dies from joy which can also be found in the noor shoppe on the blog.
The papers are a mixture of all sorts i had lying around.
I used graphit markers to color the image and fran-tage around the edges of the image, finished off with lace and ribbon.


Wednesday, 5 November 2014

scarecrow rory

Hi again caroline here with you again. This time i have used scarecrow Rory who is another little sweetie from Heather Valentine and of coarse Lacy sunshine stamps.
I have used graph'it markers to color her with as i just adore their juicy colors skin 4170,4155,4145,4120,  hair 3245,3140,3120,3110 and 1250, clothes 2180,2170,2110,1180,1150,1130 and 1110.
backing papers are mixture of nitwits, kanban and nikky hall, flowers are from wild orchid and all other bits and pieces from craftroom stash.
I do hope you are checking in at the weebly site  http://lacysunshine.weebly.com/lacy-sunshine-confectionery-tv.html to catch all the latest video,s on lacy sunshine confectionery tv and to also check out all the new exciting images.
There is also the lacy sunshine challenge blog and also why not join us on our facebook page
well thats me for this time hope you will join me again soon
caroline x

Saturday, 1 November 2014

DT posting for sisters of craft

 This time at Sisters of craft, The sponsor is The stamping chef and the theme is anything goes. This saucy witch is from The stamping chef and her name is Broomstick Bella.
The backing paper is from Bearly mine and the spiders web and spiders are from spellbinders, it was actually a frame but i cut the outside off. I have colored the image with Graph'it markers.
I do hope you will join in the fun and a great prize up for grabs as always, need some inspiration then why not pop over and have a look to see what the dt teame have come up with

Autumn winds Rory

This is Autumn winds Rory from the very talented artist Heather Valentin from Lacy Sunshine, this image can be found here in the lacy sunshine shop, I have used graphit markers to color her with and to also make the background. I have used all sorts of bits of backing paper i had lying around in the pile that keeps growing. The flowers are from wild orchid crafts. I even managed to dig the sewing machine out and sew around the image.
The ribbon and lace were from boyes, diecuts cannot tell you who they are by as i was given them, finished off with some pearls on the butterfly.
 http://creativecraftcottage.blogspot.co.uk/ green, yellow, pearls, ribbon

Hollybobs christmas

This cutie character is by Nikky Hall and is off the Hollybobs craft cd which can be purchased over at polkadoodles, there14 characters on the cd plus loads of backing papers and sentiments etc. The backing papers i have used are off the cd. I have colored the image with graph'it markers. Used Fran-tige embossing enamel around the edges of the image. The poinsettia i made with a die from Britannia dies. The snowflake panel is from spellbinders, i used true snowpaste for the snow and finished off with 3 gold pearls The christmas tree i took off a christmas card from last year and spruced it up a bit with the snow paste as it looked a bit shabby.

http://creativecraftcottage.blogspot.co.uk/  blue and green, pearls and flower

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

patchy penny pumpkin

This little darling is patchy penny pumpkin which you can find in the shoppe over at lacy sunshine, the artist is the very talented Heather Valentin. This is part of the patchy penny range,  so cute.
I have colored her with graph,it markers and kept the layout very simple with plain colors as didn't want to take anything away from the image. The diecuts i think are spellbinders but not sure as bought a mixed packet of die cuts.
If you love lacy sunshine why not enter into the halloween contest running over at challenge blog , want to keep up to date with products join our facebook group

amelia witchtoad

This little cutie is Amelia witchtoad from polkadoodles, i have used my graphit markers to color her with, i just love the greens and purples in their range, just so vibrant.
The dies i think are mainly spellbinders.

maddie twirldress

this little cutie is from polkadoodles and called maddie twirldress, i have used spellbinders nestabilities majestic labels 25 to cut out the frames, the backing paper and card i bought at a printers shop where i go for card.. The flowers are from lili of the valley and wild orchid crafts.
I have colored her with graphit markers , added a sentimend, ribbons, pearls and a rose button

Monday, 6 October 2014

bashful boo trick or treating

this is another little cutie from lacy sunshine and the very talented artist Heather valentin, the image can be found here. We are also proud to announce that lacy sunshine confectionery tv is up and kicking here i do hope you have time to pop over and have a peek, plenty going on and new video,s added all the time.
i have used Bearly mine backing papers they are just so cute. spellbinders web and spiders.
I have colored the image with graph'it markers

eskimo rory

Today i am show casing eskimo rory which can be found in the shoppe on the link given. She is one of the latest additions to lacy sunshine by the very talented artist Heather Valentin. We are so excited as the New Lacy Sunshine confectionery tv has just started broadcasting here, so please keep popping back to see all the latest shows.
I have colored the image with graph'it markers colors 4175, 4155,4145,4120,3140,3110 and blender, black and5220,5210 plus a light grey in a promarker pen.
there are a mixture of dies the only one,s i know are the memory box snowflake corner and the tattered lace poinsettia.
The backing papers came off create and craft years ago, ribbon from ribbon girl as well as the snowflake charm. I have also used frang-tage  embossing powder around the image


Autumn Bubbles

 This time i have used Autumn Bubbles which can be found here in the shoppe. I have used backing papers from bearly mine, the owl and the flowers are from the £1 shop.
I have used graphit markers
skin 4175, 4155, 4142, 4120
hair  3250, 3245, 3110 , 2110
clothes 2170, 2150, 2110, 1180, 1130 , 8260, 8220
and a sharpie pen in white for highlights
The lace is do crafts and the sentiment from card creations
I do hope you will pop over to our facebook page here and also join in the fun over at the challange blog which can be found here.
well thats me signing out for now and hope you will join me again next time
 we are proud over here at lacy sunshine to announce the start of lacy sunshine confectionery tv please take a moment and have a look, make sure you keep popping bacvk as video,s changing all the time, also keeps you up to date with future releases of the amazing digi images


Wednesday, 1 October 2014

dt posting for sisters of craft

This month at Sisters of craft our sponsor is ditzie digi design, the image i have used is called retail therapy, so i thought she needed to but some dresses which were out of a kit a bought a few years ago by Dawn bibby, the sentiments card and embellishments are all out of this kit. I have used graphit markers to color the image. I hope you will join us this month, need some inspiration then pop over and see the great creations the dt team have come up with, come on join in the fun, great prize to be won.

Monday, 29 September 2014

Dt posting for crafting from the heart

This week at crafting from thr heart we are sponsored by Lacy sunshine stamps and sassy studio designs and the theme as always is anything goes.
The stamp i have used is from Lacy sunshine stamps and is called Rory,s giant pumpkin, there are lots of rorys to choose from in the shoppe and the artist is Heather Valentin.
I have colored her with my graphit markes which i just love the vibrant colors. The backing paper is a digi one which i have had for years and have just come across on my computer. Kept it really simple as wanted the card to be all about the image and not lost in the decoration, finished off with a sentiment and some nail heads,
I hope you can join us this week for our challenge, need a bit of inspiration then pop over and see what the dt team have come up with, great inspiration as always.

Thursday, 25 September 2014


This little cutie is Rory soap box car from the very talented artist Heather Valentin from Lacy sunshine stamps, their are loads of rory's to collect and if like me you have to have them all as they are all so cute. This one is great if you have a little girl who is a bit of a tom boy and likes doing all the things the boys get up to. I have colored her with graphit markers and the backing papers are Bo Bunny, the flowers from the £1 shop and ribbon from Boyes. The little tools ate actually brads.
If you would like to join our face book page and keep up with all the new images then you can join here, there is also a blog which has the creative team showcase their cards and have some great tutorials here and also a challenge blog where you can enter all your great creations here



This little darling is bashful boo trick or treat from lacy sunshine and the very talented artist Heather Valentin, she can be purchased here in the shoppe, there are quite a few in the range and all little darlings. I have colored her with graphit markers, first time i have ever done purple hair. The backing papers are from bearly mine, which i think are just so cool. The spiders web and spiders i think are spellbinders one's.
If you love this image like i do and would like to find out more why not join our facebook site https://www.facebook.com/groups/LacySunshine/ or our blog challenge site blog challenge and there is also a lacy sunshine blog. There are some really exciting times ahead with the launch of Lacy sunshine tv coming very soon


Sunday, 21 September 2014

ct posting for lacy sunshine stamps

 Well i thought i would share with you this little darling, emmiloou Boo,s caramel apples.She can be purchased in the shoppe here. Heather valentin is the talented artist as you all no by now is the one that draws these original pieces of artwork.
I have used my graphit pens to color her.
skin 4175, 4155, 4125 and 4120
hair 1110,1250, 1130, 1150
clothes 2150, 2110, 7170 7125
barrel 3250,32553140 and 3110
apples 8260, 8220 and 5220
I have used a frame i found lying around, the tree is spellbinders grand oak tree. The leaves i used a punch to cut out. The cutie owl is from the £1 shop, flowers from wild orchid crafts. Sentiment from hunkeydory.
well thats me for now hope to see you again next time
ps if you would like to join in the fun and games of the challenge blog then pop over to here the theme this time is things with wings and if you arn't already part of our face book group why not join us for fun and games and a free digi every month here.

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Dt posting for Crafty girlschallenges

This week fortnight at crafty girls challenges we have 2 sponsors sassy studio designs and QKR Stampead.
The image i have used is called Kiss the bride from sassy studio. I have used mu promarkers to color the image with.
I cut the square with a die set which i just cannot remember the name of as have them on magnetic sheets and threw away the packaging. The flowers are from wild orchid crafts, finished off with little silver plastic rings and hearts.
Do hope you will join us with our everything goes challenge this fortnight, need some inspiration then pop over to the blog and take a peek at the cards the dt ladies have done and join in the fun

Monday, 15 September 2014

dt posting for crafting from the heart

This week we have 2 sponsors here at crafting from the heart, we have The doodle garden which i am sad to say has now closed down and Bugaboo stamps.
The image i have used is from Doodle Garden and is called Bronco Billy, he is just so cute. All the backing papers i printed off the do crafts Papermania Birthdays cd. I colored the image with graphit markers, added a sentiment and some pearls.
I do hope you can join us in the challenge this time, need a bit of inspiration then pop over and see the cards the great dt ladies have made, and come on join in the fun as anything goes as always

Monday, 8 September 2014

ct posting for lacy sunshine

Today i am using Rory collecting Autumn leaves by Heather valentin. I love the Rory collections so much they are all so cute.She can be purchased in the shoppe.
I decided to make a pop up box card for a change using the no measure method. I have used both graphit and promarkers to color the image with.
The backing papers are by kanban. I have used a memory box grand oak tree and a crafts too fence die behind the main image and cut out grass by hand. The sentiment is a tattered lace die cut.
If you love these images wht not join our facebook page here or take part in the lacy sunshine challenge blog

http://avenue613.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/challenge-88-anything-goes-woptional.html --brow, yellow and cream
http://asyoulikeitchallenge.blogspot.co.uk  love autumn, its the beautiful colors

Monday, 1 September 2014

Dt posting for crafting from the heart

This week at crafting from the heart we are sponsored by patties creations and the image i have used is called moon fairy. The theme this week as always is anything goes.
I have colored her with my graphit markers and used glamour dust on her wings and on the stars.
The backing paper is out of a pad by katy sue designs called lunar landscape. The sentiments also came out of the same pad. Finished off with some petaloo flowers.
I hope you can join us this time, need a bit of inspiration pop over and have a look and see what the dt team have come up with and come on join in the fun

Dt posting for Sisters of Craft

I was lucky enough to be asked last month if i would like to Join Sisters of craft and have had to wait over a month before i could announce to the world i am one of the new sisters woo hoo.
Anyway this month the sponsor is crafty moments cardmaking.
I have used graphit markers to color the image and have used glamour dust on her wings.
The backing papers are a mixture ofchristina bartholemew dreamland and katy sue designs luna landscape, the sentiment is also from the same pad.
The flowers are from wild orchid crafts, the little butterflys and ribbon i bought at dainty supplies.
I do hope you will join us this month, need a bit of inspiration pop over and see what the craft sisters have come up with, an easy anything goes challenge so come on join in the fun .

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

dt posting for just inspirational challenges

This time at Just inspirational challenges the theme is weddings and we have 2 sponsors sassy stusio design and Eureka stamps. The image i have chosen was from sassy studio design
I have colored her with promarkers, backing papers i printed off a do crafts cd. Have added gems to the lacy and flowery backing papers. The flowers from wild orchid and the heart was one i have had for years.
Do hope you can pop over to the blog and join in the fun, prizes up for grabs.

Monday, 25 August 2014

Vctorian Octavia Melancholy

http://chocolatecoffeecards.blogspot.co.uk/----diecut nestabilities majestic labels 25- green - lace


These projects are all made using the same stamp from Lacy Sunshine Stamps The artist is Heather Valentine
I have used  my graphit markers  to color them all in here are the color,s for the first card.
 skin 4175, 4155, 4145, 4120
hair1250, 1150, 1130, 1110
dress, flowers and feather 5130, 5120,5110
coat 3250, 3245 and 3210
I used little tiny gems on her hat and in her hair and a couple on her dress.
I have used backing  paper from a vintage/travel scrapbook pad by crelando which i bought in lidle, The car was also on the page which i cut out to use on the front of the card.
I used used nestabilities gold majestic circles to build up the back layers but cut them out on a rectangle rectangle piece of backing paper.
The lace i bought in dainty supplies.
The ribbon and lillies came from wild orchid crafts, the stick pin and the gold fan were bits i picked up out and about on my travels but think they were from do crafts.
The other 2 projects card and a gift bag i thought you might like to see, so that by using the same stamp can get different looks.
\we have a back to school challenge running over at our challenge blog, and why not come and join in all the fun over at ourFacebook group
Thats me signing off again, hope to see you all again soon.