14 December 2017

Dec 14 Santa Whiskers Card

Hi everyone!

LeighSBDesigns New Release - The Christmas Collection!

Santa Whiskers is a realistic drawing of a whimsical kitty wearing a little Santa hat cutely perched over one ear. The image can be used for all occasions just by changing the Santa hat to a Party Hat!

https://leighsbdesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/christmas-festivities-day-14-santa.html

Also entered into SUYP Cat challenge #25

Sharing my make using this lovely image

Santa Whiskers using LeighSBDesigns Image


Materials used:
Santa Whiskers using LeighSBDesigns Image
Prismacolour Pencils
Spectrum Noir Pens
Spellbinder Scalloped Die
Tim Holtz Distress Glitter Clear Rock Candy
Neena white card

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12 December 2017

Dec 12 First Christmas, Spotlight Technique

Hi everyone!

LeighSBDesigns New Release - The Christmas Collection!

Experience the joy, the magic and the wonder of Christmas through the eyes of a child!
First Christmas is a realistic, whimsical and sentimental drawing depicting baby's first Christmas.

https://leighsbdesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/christmas-festivities-day-12-tutorial.html

Sharing my make using this lovely image

First Christmas, Spotlight Technique using LeighSBDesigns Image
Finished card
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Materials used:
First Christmas, LeighSBDesigns
Neena white card
Spectrum Noir Pens
Prismacolour Pencils
Sakura Pens
Tim Holtz Glitter Rock Candy
Quickie Glue Pen

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10 December 2017

Dec 10 Winter Solstice Faerie Tag

Winter Solstice Faerie is a realistic fantasy drawing of a beautiful elemental ice faerie.   She's both whimsical and gothic with her snowflake wings and leather corset and a must have for fans of fantasy art and beautiful feminine imagery.

https://leighsbdesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/christmas-festivities-day-10-winter.html

This is my make using the wonderful Winter Solstice Faerie by LeighSBDesigns


Materials used:
Winter Solstice Faerie, LeighSBDesigns
Spectrum Noir Pens
Sakura Pens
Ranger Glitter Glue
Ice Blue Gems
Purple Ribbon
Winter wishes stamp
Neena white card
Black card


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7 December 2017

Dec 7 Santa Paws Card

Hi everyone!

LeighSBDesigns New Release - The Christmas Collection!

https://leighsbdesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/christmas-festivities-day-7-santa-paws.html

Santa Paws is a realistic drawing of a whimsical kitty wearing an oversized Santa coat decorated with a sprig of holly.

Sharing my make using Santa Paws using LeighSBDesigns

Also entered into SUYP challenge #25


I cut the image out twice so I could layer over the first Santa coat

Materials used:
Santa Paws, LeighSBDesigns Image
Spectrum Noir Pens
Sakura Pens
Tim Holtz Distress Glitter Clear Rock Candy
Neena white card

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3 December 2017

Dec 3 Poinsettia Christmas Elf Tag

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LeighSBDesigns New Release - The Christmas Collection!

https://leighsbdesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/christmas-festivities-day-3-christmas.html

lil miss Oddleigh Poinsettia is a whimsical, quirky and super cute Christmas Elf and she comes with a cluster of 3 Snowflakes.  She is dressed in her winter finery with a cute elf hat made out of whatever takes your fancy, it could be snow or candy! She has a sprig of holly on her hat and she is holding a large poinsettia flower.

This is my make using the wonderful Oddleigh Poinsettia Elf Snowflakes Set
 

Materials used:
Oddleigh Poinsettia Elf Snowflakes
Spectrum Noir Pens
Prismacolour Pencils
Sakura Pens
White Gel Pen
Ranger Glitter Glue
Red and Silver Ribbon
Neena white card
Black card

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1 December 2017

Dec 1 Snowflake Christams Elf Boy Card

Hi everyone!

LeighSBDesigns New Release - The Christmas Collection!

https://leighsbdesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2017/12/christmas-festivities-day-1-christmas.html

Today I have a card for you using
Oddleigh Lizard Boy Elf is a whimsical, quirky and super cute Christmas Elf and he too comes with a cluster of 3 Snowflakes.  This cheeky little lizard-like boy Elf is ready for a snowball fight and he particularly loves catching snowflakes on his long tongue!  He is dressed in winter finery with an Elf hat embellished with a dangling bell!  You can mix and match all the new Oddleigh Elves with the other Oddleigh characters and accessories in the Oddleigh Family collection for endless possibilities and fun.

Pop on over to LeighSBDesigns to see my project card!


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None Traditional Christmas

Hi everyone!

It's time for a new challenge over at Delicious Doodles
 the theme for December is 'None Traditional Christmas'

This is my Delicious Doodles DT inspiration
using Teri's digi called Swirly Snowflake Tree


Materials used:
Delicious Doodles digi image Swirly Snowflake Tree
Spectrum Noir Colorista Markers
Distress Ink, Concord
Stary background stencil
Quickie glue pen
Tim Holtz Fine Glitter
White Neena Card
Black cardstock

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16 November 2017

Let It Snow

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My card was chosen in the Top Three over at
Ike's World Challenge #101 Anything Goes with optional twist 'Let It Snow'   My make using 'Snow Deer'.  Thank you for choosing my card.

Hi everyone!

Sharing today a card I have entered into
Ike's World Challenge #101 Anything Goes with optional twist 'Let It Snow'

My make using
Snow Deer



Materials used
Snow Deer by Ikes Art
Distress Ink, Stormy sky
Spectrum Noir Pens
Tim Holtz Distress Glitter Rocky Candy

Double sided sticky paper from Clarity Stamps
Winter wishes stamp
Neena white card

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14 November 2017

Tangled Pumpkins Easel Card

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Sharing today my Tangled Pumpkins Easel card, image by LeighSBDesigns

https:// www.etsy.com/listing/569184893/new-tangled-pumpkins-whimsical-digi-art

I have a tutorial up over at LeighSBDesigns Tutorial Tuesday 14th Nov. Pop on over to take look!








Materials used:
Spectrum Noir Markers, Wild Honey, Peeled Paint
Ultra Thick Clear Embossing Powder by Stamps Away
PVA Glue
Single Leaf Stamp by Alt New
Neena white card
Black card

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11 November 2017

Lil miss Oddleigh Catrina

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Sharing today an easel card using the lovely lil miss Oddleigh Catrina by LeighSBDesigns
She was so much fun colouring her in.


Materials used:
Lil miss Oddleigh Catrina by LeighSBDesigns
Spectrum Noir Marker Pens
Leaf stamp by Alt New
Distress Oxide, Wilted Violet, Peeled Paint
Neena White card
Black card

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10 November 2017

House Mouse Christmas Stockings and House Mouse Bow

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Sharing with you today my make using House Mouse Stamps, aren't they the cutes ever!

House Mouse challenge 'Anything Goes' or 'Preparing for Christmas'


Materials used:
House Mouse Stamps
Christmas Lights stamp
Merry Christmas stamp
Prismacolour Pencils
Glossy Accents
Music card backing
Neena white card
Black card

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6 November 2017

White VelumTangled Raven Easel Card

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Sharing today a Tangled Raven Easel Card done using White Velum, fussy cut and adhered to black card, image by LeighSBDesigns


Materials used:
Tangled Raven by LeighSBDesigns
White Velum
Cosmic Shimmer, Glitter Kiss
Black and white cardstock

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Xmas Kat Tree Celebrations

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Sharing today a card I have entered into
Challenge #100 - ANYTHING GOES with Optional Twist – CELEBRATIONS using Xmas Kat Tree over at 
Ike's Challenges

Cats Challenge #23


Materials used:
Xmas Kat Tree by Ike's Art
Spectrum Noir Pencils
Distress Oxide, Broken China
Ranger Stickles Glitter Glue
Neenah white card
Black card

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1 November 2017

Tratidional Christmas

It's time for our new challenge over at Delicious Doodles
and the theme for November is 'Traditional Christmas'

This is my Delicious Doodles DT inspiration
card using Teri's digi's called Christmas Mistletoe


Materials used:
Delicious Doodles digi's image
Christmas Mitstletoe
Prismacolour Pencils
Studio Glitter Glue
Neena white card
Black cardstock

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31 October 2017

Whimsical Toadstool House

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Sharing today a Whimsical Toadstool House










Materials used:
MDF Whimsical Toadstool House by Pollyallsorts
Stencil by Pollyalsorts
Texture paste
Gesso, white and black
Tim Holts Fine Glitter
Red Acrylic paint
2 x Tea Lights

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Picked in the Top Three Ike's Autumn Challenge #99

Woohoo....I've been picked in the 'Top Three' for entering my 'Autumn Leaf' card by LeighSBDesigns into the Autumn challenge #99 over at
http://ikesworldchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk and my winning badge to display on my blog.




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Halloween Domino Coaster

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Sharing today a Halloween Domino Coaster

Materials used:
8 x Standard size dominoes
Stamps by Inkadinkado
Distress Inks, Stormy Sky, Red Brick, Ground Expresso
Stazon Black
Versamark Ink
Clear embossing powder

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30 October 2017

31 DOH day 30 Witchiepoo in Flight

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I'm pleased to share that I'm participating this year in
31 DOH Blog Hop over at LeighSBDesigns sponsored by Terra. Pop on over and join in the fun Hop!



My entry using Oddleigh Witchiepoo


Materials used:
Oddleigh Witchiepoo digi stamp set by LeighSBDesigns
Spectrum Noir Colorista, Forrest Green, Rose Red, Maple, Sandstone
Distress Inks, Faded Jeans, Stormy Sky
Halloween Die Cut by ???
 Halloween Stamp by Thisrd Coast Stamps now known as Third Stone Stamps
Studio Glitter Glue
Black and White cardstock

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26 October 2017

31 DOH day 26 Harliquin Cat-in-a-Box Tag

Hi everyone!

I'm pleased to share that I'm participating this year in
31 DOH Blog Hop over at LeighSBDesigns sponsored by Terra.  Pop on over and join in the fun Hop!
Also entered into the current challenge over at

http://ikesworldchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/

https://tagtuesday.blogspot.co.uk


My make using
Whimsical Harliquin Cat-in-a-Box


Materials used:
Whimsical Harliquin Cat-in-a-Box by LeighSBDesigns
Specrtum Noir Markers, Cerulean Blue, Rose red, Forest Green, Leaf Green
Spectrum Noir Colorista Pens, Grey, Black
Happy Halloween stamp by Third Coast Stamps now known as Third Stone Stamps
Dots Stencil by Stamps Away
Distress Ink, Fired Brick, Black Soot
Red/Silver ribbon
Black and White cardstock

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22 October 2017

31 DOH day 22 Mockingbird Tag

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I'm pleased to share that I'm participating this year in
31 DOH Blog Hop over at LeighSBDesigns sponsored by Terra.  Pop on over and join in the fun  Hop!



My entry using Oddleigh Mockingbird


Materials used:
Oddleigh Mockinbird digi stamp by LeighSBDesigns
Distress Inks, Dusty Concord, Mustard Seed
Spectrum Noir Colorista Markers, Cerulean Blue,
Maple,Forest Green, Leaf Green, Umber
Pumpkin Stamp by Third Coast Stamps...now named Third Stone Stamps
Studio Glitter Glue
Blue/Green Fibre for hanging tag
Black and White cardstock
Hand written words

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