Wednesday, August 20, 2014

DS4J challenge CIRCLES

Asmah is hosting the new Digistamps4Joy challenge and it's all about


I used the current sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch which fitted it perfectly!

For the main window I used my new "Ivy Circle" image which fits Spellbinders Circle dies!  The DP for the main panel as well as the circle cutouts are from Prima Marketing (Lady bug collection).

The sentiment is Unity Stamp Co "A Lovely Butterfly Day"

If you want to play along and would like to use a DS4J image (more chances of winning bigger!) I have this image above and a FLOWER CIRCLE image in the shop.

Join us soon!


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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Another new image for DS4J Aloha!

Aloha!!  We are moving SWIFTLY into Spring here in Johannesburg, South Africa and after a very mild winter I think we might be in for a hot summer. I hope not since I melt!

Here is a card with my 2nd image for Digistamps4Joy's new release today, Aloha!  NOTE: The image in the shop comes with two sentiments in two different fonts as well.
Since I love making a scene I just knew that Margy's Sailboat and Lighthouse images would go perfectly together. Strips of torn cardstock creates texture and image as well.

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DS4J Release Zentangle frame

I love the idea of "zentangle". It's a lot like the doodling I did in school and university. Sort of calms the mind doesn't it?

So here's one of the three new images I'm releasing today in the DS4J shop:

You can either leave it black & white, or lightly shade parts (if you enlarge the close-up you might see the very light blueish grey in areas) or go BOLD and do all the colours you can lay your hands on.

I used the current layout of Freshly Made Sketches:

Zentangle doesn't need training of plans, but your own creativity and go with the flow!

I used a sentiment from Papertrey Ink but you can resize the frame to fit any of your favourite sentiment stamps or create your own in Word or Powerpoint.

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Friday, August 15, 2014

A Unity card with FMS

Here's a quick card using the Freshly Made Sketches' current sketch and a background stamp & sentiment from Unity Stamp Co's January 2014 kit of the month:

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Isabel's entry for Simon Says Stamp

Here's the card Isabel (7) made for the August Simon Says Stamp "Summer Vacation Kid's Challenge".

Images she used:

Chandelier: Marianne Design (CS0857 (Vintage dress form & accessories)
Dog: GinaK Designs (from a grab bag)
Speech bubble & 'cul8r': "We-R-Memory Keepers" - Text messages
Fish tank: HER OWN DESIGN!!!! She asked me to make from one of her drawings "a picture I can also print & use over and over"

Sunday, August 10, 2014

New image - Butterfly beauty

Here's a preview of another new image of mine in the Digistamps4Joy shop, Butterfly Beauty
Posts below shows "Babybag" and "Flower circle" so check it out!

DS4J new release BABY BAG

Here's a new image of mine, BABY BAG, for Digistamps4Joy and also a reminder of our current challenge "CELEBRATE SOMETHING NEW":

(Click to open for clearer picture)
Sentiment: Chiswick
Background DP stamped with Unity Stamp Co's "Mr. Boy"
I used the current challenge layout from Freshly Made Sketches
Get this baby bag image from the DS4J shop here:
Direct link: Babybag