måndag 31 oktober 2011

Masking rubber stamp and digital stamp


I did it! I managed to merge a rubber stamp and a digital stamp! It was some job, i can tell you, but it worked!

The rubber stamp is from Magnolia and is from the latest release. The digital stamp is from Make it Crafty and is the background.

I combined two challenges. The challenge over at Make it Crafty is to add some texture. I wanted my Thilda to have cotton clothes on her, so i used a cotton stick to soften out the dots i created with promarkers and my blender. And over at Allsorts Challenge they wanted us to do Christmas easel card. Fun combination!

My card:

I would like to enter:

Make it Crafty: Add texture


Allsorts Challenge blog: Christmas Easel card

Hugs Sandra

lördag 29 oktober 2011

Kenny K


Today i have created a card for Kenny K´s challenge - get dotty!

I used this cute mouse which is October freebie from Kenny K. Isn´t he cute?
The sentiment is from one of my favorite sentiment digi designers, Marion82. Here is her website: Marion82 

I have used this lovely cardstock from Inkido with dots. I have also added flowers, glitter, a charm from Kattiz which say "kram", that means hug, in swedish. A diecut from Cuttlebug and some halfpearls from Panduro. I have teared some stripes in different shades of pink and added for more layers.

The sun is shining in Sweden today! It is a lovely autumn day!

So I took 2 pictures of my card, since the sun is standing low now, it is difficult to take a picture without shadows.

First pic:

Second pic:

I would like to enter:

Kenny K´s Krafty Girlz: - # 66 Get dotty!

Hugs Sandra

onsdag 26 oktober 2011

I made it to the Top 3!

Today the winners and top 3 was announced at Crafts and me. Guess if I was happy to be among the top 3!
So happy!

Here it is:

What an honnor!

Hugs Sandra

tisdag 25 oktober 2011

Anniversary card


Today i created an anniversary card. I was inspired by Rainbow Lady´s Challenge where we should use silver all over our card. And it was good if we could use purple and also make an anniversary card.

To Cynthia and Geoff: Happy Anniversary!

This was fun ingredienses so i created this:

Credit to http://wordsimagined.blogspot.com/ for the sentiment i found as a freebie.

I would like to enter:
Rainbow Lady´s Challenge blog: -  

Challenge 175..... use 'SILVER + ANNIVERSARY'

Hugs Sandra

måndag 24 oktober 2011

Can you see?

Tonight i wanted to try something. I used the same promarkers on the same image, but on different papers. How much does the paper play the role? Well, i have to say, when coloring on cheap paper from the grosery store (where we buy our food) or Letraset´s own paper ....It is a differense!

Which image is colored on the expensive paper? The right or the left? :)

It is dark outside now, so i had to take the picture indoors. For a card, that also makes a differense. If i can get daylight or not. 

Yes, left paper is from Letraset. It feelt so smooth and nice to color on. And the color didn´t bleed much. Me like!

Good night!
Hugs Sandra

Pink - for breast cancer awareness

Hi again!

Two cards in one day! (This card I started yesterday) This is a very special card for me. I just had to create a card for this challenge. My mother died two years ago in breast cancer. This card is for her and all the women who is struggling against cancer. I was a little sad when creating this card, but enjoyed creating it anyway.
I just had to do it!

I have an album I am doing layouts with picture of my mother. It isn´t going fast, since it is still painful. But time really heals and I want to finish it later this year. It is for my daughter. They only got one year togheter, but it was an important year.

For breast cancer awareness:

I would like to enter:

Just Magnolia and Hänglar och Stänglar challenge blog: Pink - for breast cancer awareness

Hugs Sandra



Today me and E have a day off! So we have been crafting! :)

I have created a halloween card. I like this stamp with the woman! It is from Sweet Pea stamps.
The sentiment is one of my favorite halloween stamps also, and is from ArtiCrafts. The designer is Rebecca Swayzee and the link i should use when using this stamp is: visualdesignbychris.com

The weather is really grey and cold here in Sweden. Brrr! The picture might therefore see a little "greyish" out! But at least i managed to take this picture while it is still some light out.

My card:

I would like to enter:

Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog: - Halloween/Fall

The Shabby Tea Room: Week # 85 - Happy Halloween
inspiration from a picture

Paper Sundaes Challenge blog: - # 92, 4 toppings
 I have used black, sparkle and flowers. To stamp the stamp i have used distress black soth, but i don´t know if that count as distressing. But at least 3 out of 4.

Sweet Pea Stampers: - Halloween

Oh, I think this is a new record! Four challenges! :)

Hugs Sandra

söndag 23 oktober 2011

Three challenges in one card!

This is a different christmas card. It is almost monocromatic, I just added some blue details. I have colored with my new promarkers called Ice Grey number 1-5. (I only had warm grey before these arrived, so it was fun to try them out properly)

I have used cardstock from DCWV, and two different handmade papers for layers. I have punched out the stars and then added glitter. I have added pearls from my blue pearl maker.

The stamp is from Magnolia, from the last kit that arrived some time ago. The flowers are from Prima (the big one) and from the blog candy i won from Kattiz.

My card:

I would like to enter:

Passion for ProMarkers: - Week 122 - theme "Stars"

Totally PaperCrafts: - Layer upon layer

Magnolia Down Under Challenges: - # 119 

Hugs Sandra

onsdag 19 oktober 2011



The sketch over at TOMIC is really inspiring and the theme is sporting! I couldn´t resist this! :)
This cute Thilda is colored with promarkers, as usual. :) I added some die cuts, charms, half pearls, lace, ribbon. For once i let my pearl makers rest! :)
So tonight i have actually finished two cards. :)

I would like to enter:

The Official Magnolia Inspiration Challenge: - 

Challenge # 20 ~ LET'S GET SPORTY with a Sketch!

and the sketch:

Hugs Sandra



Yesterday i received candy from Kattiz! These two stamps was in it! They are really cool. :)
Thank you Kattiz!
The theme this time is "something that has to do with music".  
This cardstock from Pion design has beautiful colors and sheet music. :)
You can never guess how happy I am over my new Pearl maker?! ;)

I would like to enter:

Hugs Sandra

tisdag 18 oktober 2011

Card for Sweet Pea Stampers

Finally my card for Sweet Pea Stampers is finished! It took me a couple of days to create. For once did I both sides at the same time. Usually i do not the inside of the card until it is ready to be given too someone.

I took 3 photos, the card looks better in real life...

This is the front.

The sentiment is inside the card.
It is embossed and then i used ink.

I love the cardstock! It is from Prima Marketing Inc and from the Fairy Flora Collection.

This was when i tried to take a photo of both sides.

I would like to enter:

Sweet Pea Stampers: - Thankful

Hugs Sandra

måndag 17 oktober 2011

Steampunk again!

I love steampunk more and more!
This is a new digital stamp i bought from Crafts and me! Isn´t she lovely? It is also fun to color! This is my first go. There will be more! And finally i could do the last touch of  this card, because my new pearl makers arrived today!

The sentiment comes from Marion82. I have her link in my sidebar. She makes lovely sentiment, and is often sharing her digital stamps.

My card:

I would like to enter:

Crafts and me - Challenge # 56 Orange

Hugs Sandra

lördag 15 oktober 2011


Finally I got an ideá how to do a layout of this old photo of E and J. It is one of my daughters favorite photos, so I wanted a good layout. I have been out of ideas, but now with autumn and Rainbow Lady´s Challenge with falling leaves, it finally came to place!

 I don´t have much different leaves so I drow them myself. I just have one kind of bought leaves, and I didn´t want them on this layout. I used a boarder punch from Ek Success. The half pearls is from Panduro. And I used 2 different alphabet stickers. The 2 green flowers are punched out from Nellie Snellens punch. The ribbon is brand new, arrived yesterday from Joanna Sheen.

The sun is shining here in Sweden today! And here is my LO:

I would like to enter:

Rainbow Lady´s Challenge:  - Falling Leaves

Hugs Sandra

onsdag 12 oktober 2011

Halloween card

Hi all scrapbookingfriends!

How are you all today? Good I hope!

This was a fun little card i created tonight!
For this card i needed 3 digital stamps.
Sabrina, the witch, is from Scrapper's Delights. I won a vocher and couldn´t resist this little cutie! :)
I got more beautiful things from Scrapper's Delights to show you another time!

The sentiment is a freebie from ArtiCrafts (designer Rebecca Swayzze).
The flower is a freebie from the designer Linda Tieu.

And the spider ....is scary and cute at the same time! :)

Halloween is aproaching and it is getting darker and darker, I can really feel it now!

I would like to enter this card into:

 Scrapper's Delights - "Happy Haunting"

Hugs Sandra

tisdag 11 oktober 2011

Thank you!

This card is special too me. I have many to thank when creating this. I want to thank darksidedesign (J) for the handmade purple rose and the wine red rose. I also need to thank create with TLC for the lovely sentiment. Further i need to thank Anna Lilja, I am 99% sure it was in her (old) blogg i got the inspiration to do the brown and wine red flower.

The orange flowers is made using Nellie Snellen punches.

The picture from the Shabby Tea Room, that I was inspired by, is this:

And my card turned out:

I would like to enter:

The Shabby Tea Room - Fall Flowers

Hugs Sandra

söndag 9 oktober 2011

New Magnolia stamp :)

Today i got to use my favorite combination, what a nice challenge! An easel card was some time ago since i last created, so that was the kind of card i choise. I think it is time to try some new folding so i will look around after fun foldings later. :)

Anyway, as you can see my favorite color combintions is brown and purple. They must also be my favorite colors seperately. When i look at my cards, many are made in brown or purple. I added some yellow just to light the card up. I don´t have to do dark cards even tho autumn is making our days darker. :)

I think the new Magnolia stamps are sooo cute! This is one of them:

I would like to enter:

Paper Sundaes Challenge Blog: Favorite colour combination
(brown and purple)

Hugs Sandra

tisdag 4 oktober 2011

Rainbow Lady´s challenge

This week over at Rainbow Lady´s Challenge we are doing Autumn/Fall flowers. For me fall is brown and wine red. Orange and perhaps some green could have been other colors i think fit but i didn´t want to much things on my card, so I was satisfied with only a couple of flowers and some leafs.

I used acetat on my card, therefore i had to have my camera in a different angle, not to get the reflection. I used acetat as a window on my card, even tho there was no real window. Next time i think i will do a shaker card with acetat.

My card:

I would like to enter:
Rainbow Lady´s challenge - Autumn/Fall flowers

Hugs Sandra