Saturday, 31 January 2009

Blog Candy, Sneak Peeks and a Willow Sketchie xxx

Ohh there's a lot going on here - it's a post in 3 parts so best get comfy lol xxx

OK, sneaky peakies first.
I was a bit more sneaky yesterday cos you couldn't really see the image, just my fave punch in the world :))x

This is another card for this month's Tutti Fruity Raspberry Ribbons kit. This time I used the pink organza and the gorgeous floral satin ribbons, along with the sweetest lil Sugar Nellie image, from Funky Kits. I won't even tell you what I coloured her with lol xxx The pretty papers are PP and I double printed them - see Liz's tutorial here.

In this month's ribbon kit, you get some little fruity charms and I also used a couple of them.

You can see them better here.

And now for a challenge - the Willow Sketchie Challenge
And it was a challenge, but thanks Sharon cos I really enjoyed this.

So this is the sketch.
But Sharon don't make it that easy girls, oh no!!

So, you have to follow the sketch natch, but also you have to put 2 hand drawn shapes out of patterned paper on and you had to use at least 1 Willow Design item.

And if that wasn't enough, you had to make a keepsake.
Phew lol xxx

Well as luck would have it, this lil fairy flew into my stamp collection today all the way from Willow, and I could not resist using her.

And this is what I made.

The papers are Willow Design, except the crown and the bow, which I drew onto PP paper. I thought I had better tell you what they were cos I have said it before and I'll very likely say it again, by I won't be giving Picasso any sleepless nights with my drawing ability.

The ribbon is from my stash, the little pink pearly dots were from Creative Pastimes, and that beautiful butterfly lace was a prezzie from my lovely blog buddy Dawn xxx. It was one of the things in the parcel she sent me yesterday and was the only thing that put a smile on my fizzog all day!! How gorgeous it is, and even nicer IRL

So we've done the sketch, and we've used the right stuff and we've drawn (badly) 2 things, so what about the keepsake bit?

Well it isn't a card, it's lil box, and one with dividers.

I thought Kyla could use it to keep her array of hair bobbles, ribbons, clips, slides etc in. I got the template for it from The Cutting Cafe and it is really easy to do. I will use it again for sure and it will come in handy for Easter.


BLOG CANDY bit is now at the top xx


Kim Piggott said...

Dawny this is just sooooo fabulous!
I love your brilliant creation and I know that Kyla will too. So much gorgeous detail and your hand drawn additions are so fabulous!
Wonderful blog candy happy blogiversary!
kim x

Dawn said...

Aww Dawny what great cards and love what you did with the ribbon - gorgeously fabby!
Well done on the hand drawn elements = mine would have been reminisce of some sort of blobby thing!!!
Your blog candy is fantastic too!
Will add link ASAP!


Susie Sugar said...

Hi Dawn I love your cards , you are really talented.
Thank you for sharing your Healthy Recipe with my blog, I have published it on the blog, I am going to try them out on the whole family tomorrow so I will let you know how we all like them .....I am sure we will all love them its ages since we had any yummy chips
Love Susie xx

Paula's ponderings said...

Love that little box, cute idea and all your creations are just fab anyway. I am a faithful subscriber to your blog. You do make me laugh...methinks you and Kath would be hysterical in the same room together. Gorgeous candy too and I have put a link up in my side bar. HERE

akagreenhouse said...

OH my goodness! I just found your blog and it is wonderful! I have subscribed through my trusty google reader so that I don't miss a post! I can't wait until I have time to go back through all of your previous posts. During the Superbowl sounds like a good time! Thanks for sharing such wonderful inspiration with us! Unfortunately I don't have a blog to link to...:( Cathy

scrappyjacky said...

Lovely blog candy and I love your cards.

Anonymous said...

I see your Blog candy through

Thanks for the chance to get this yummy candy...

I have no blog but will tell to my friends..

Hugs, Monika

Helena (Gvendalen) said...

Oh, my comment the first!
I like this blog and a remarkable candy! I follower your now.
Thanks for chance to win!

Macpurp said...

oooh am I first here????
lovely card and hair baubles box!
lots of pinks!

and beautiful blog candy. will post a link on me blog.

love teen xx

hello gorgeous said...

Hi Dawny, all three parts are fab-u-lous! I LOVE the fairy and the candy is soooo yummy I may need to visit the dentist soon!

Have posted a link on mine - pop over when you have five mins! xxxx :D

Sandra said...

Fabulous creations Dawn. Just love the Daisy card. Congrats on your blogoversary. Scrummy candy too. I've linked you on my sidebar.
Sandra xx

NormaJean said...

wow what awesome blog candy, Im so excited to have try at this, love your blog and I have linked you from my blog, wow thanks for offering this awesome candy!!

Digi Stamp Boutique said...

Wow....stunning creations Dawn...

The Daisy card is soo pretty and your Willow Sketchie creation is a masterpiece....and there's me thinking I'll do a present tag! (joke)....haven't decided yet.

....and super fab blog candy - will pop a link in me sidebar....Have a lovely Sunday......xx

Lorraine A said...

Love that box :-) am going to check out the site now ,,, well after posting a pic link of your fabulous candy on my blog :-)
Hope I win this :-) ha ha

Jo said...

Oh, where to start! First of all your Daisy card is beautiful! I just love this image and your colouring is gorgeous!! Just love the box you've made as clever little girlie!!! and last (but definitely not least!) yes please! I'd love to enter for your blog candy. BIG congrats on your blogoversary - I'm so glad I found you! I've put a posting on my blog.

cats whiskers said...

Hi Hunny Bun well you have been a busy gal havn't you love the card and the box Kyla will be over the moon, your drawing looks a lot better than what could produce dear. I will be back later to pick up the link for your scrummy blog candy.
Hugs Jacqui x

Linanna DESIGNS said...

Oh my goodness Dawny a lovely long post. What gorgeous cards you've been making and i love that box too. Also that blog candy looks fabulous hun, you are being incredibly generous. I am going to link you up to my blog now. Hope your having a good day. big hugs Linda x

Debbie said...

Hi Dawny - what gorgeous cards..and love your box too. :) :)
Thanks for the chance to win your super candy and congratulations on your blogaversary. :) :) Just became a follower of yours. :)


Off to link you in my side bar. :)

Caryn said...

Dawn, that Daisy card is so beautiful - she's one of my latest aquisitions and I think she's just gorgeous. The Willow challenge scared the be-jesus out of me and I haven't done it - yours is just so cool, Kyla will love it.

As for your blog candy? What a treat, it looks fab. I will put a link on my sidebar, hope you get lots of visits.

By the way, is it the card club tommorrow night? I would love to come along if it is.


Caryn xxx

Anonymous said...

Dawny -
Your cards are beautiful! What an inspiration they give me! Please enter me in your blog candy giveaway!
Lusby, MD USA

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

wow hun your creations are fab and I would love to be in the draw for your fab candy.

Ill pop a link in my side bar for you

Emma xxx

Sue said...

Beautiful cards as always hun nice to see ya punch again!! lol. Lovely candy offer congrats on your anniversary, have left you little something on my blog hun, sue.x

Bunny B said...

Thank you for the chance! Blogged:
bunnybx at gmail . com

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the chance


Janice said...

Dawn your blog candy is great! Very generous. I am now a follower. I love your little hair accessory box- too cute!
I have added a link to my sidebar.
Thank you.

Jill said...

stunning card I love the Daisy image and your card layout is fantastic, happy blogoversary hugs Jill x

Katy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Dawny :) Just fabulous adore your work


ribenaruby said...

Beautiful gift box, brilliantly made.

Teresa said...

LOVE the box, I am sure it will be put to fantastic use. As for your drawing abilities, they sure put mine to shame :)

Sunshinecoastgrl said...

This little box is sooo sweet!! I will try to make one for my dd!!Thanks so much for your wonderful ideas!

simplyfairies said...

This is fabulous Dawny, I must get this template...

and your drawing is fabulous BTW!!