Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Ribbon Swap

Hello and welcome back to Cards by Kay. Earlier this year over at the Simply Betty facebook Fan page we had a ribbon swap basically you put your name on the list and we are then partnered up , then for the funb part you go off and collect up some great ribbons fibres etc and put them all in a box and post it off oh and don't forget to make a card too ! So  today my post is to show you all the fantastic ribbons I received from my ribbon swap partner a huge thank you to  Michelle .
This was my first swap and certainly will not be my last what a load of fun !! 

SBS ( Vanessa ) on SBS blog Corinne
 Michelle K.
 Michelle S.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

New Blog/Shop Create and Play With Kay

Hi everyone and welcome back to Cards by Kay today I just want to let you in on a little secret I have been hanging onto for a few weeks. I have started up a new blog where you can buy and browse through all the awesome products I use everyday in my crafting adventures.
 I am a consultant for Print Blocks Australia which as we all know is one of Australia's largest suppliers for crafters in our country. So if you don't see it on the Blog link for which is in my sidebar head over to Print Blocks and have a browse through the hundreds of items available. I am more than happy to take any special orders all you need to do is leave me a comment on either blog and I will get it orgaised for you.
 Some of the amazing brands we stock are Graphic 45, We R Memory Keepers, Sizzix. K & Company oh there are oh so many !!
  Anyway I hope you enjoy visiting Create and Play With Kay and are as excited about it as I am
Thank you for your continued support

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Bad to the Gills !!

Hello everyone and welcome back to cards by Kay today I am showing you my version of our Facebook challenge image of the bad mermaid we had a choice of good or bad and of course the challenge was to make it light and bright or dark and bad. So here is my bad mermaid
I have of course colored her using Copic markers in the following colors
Skin: E000,00,21,13
Scales: BG01,02,05,07
Tail: N1,3,5,7
The background and shells I have stamped with  Kaszazz stamps and darkroom door seaside collection. The bubbles are done with glossy accents, the laser cut shapes are from Make it Crafty .
The background paper is Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland collection
And lastly the skull and dagger is from a Delicious Doodles image called Mermaids revenge.
Thank you once again for visiting and I would love to know what you think before you go, I appreciate all you comments. 

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Zodiac Release Day Simply Steampunk Challenges

Hello and welcome back to another exciting release day over at Simply Steampunk Challenges today Betty is releasing a new line called Zodiacs, I have made a set out of the images this month here is the first Aquarius

I have used a painters canvas for this project and decided on blue tones. 
My copic colors used are 
Skin: E000,00,21,13
Hair: E33,35,37,47
Dress: B21,23,24,28
Umbrella: N1,3,5,7
Paper and card and other embellies are from 
Stampin Up paper and card
Make it Crafty laser cut frame and corner piece 
The metal lock and cameo is from Kaszazz
The flowers and other embellies are from my stash.
These are gorgeous images get on over to Simply Betty Stamps  and check them out 
And here is the blog list for the other fantastic DT girls don't forget to check out their projects and leave them some love 

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Arsenic Annie

Welcome back !
 Today is my final showing for Simply Betty's fantastic Lady Killer's set you can find them HERE
My last Lady Killer is Arsenic Annie, and she has got different idea's for her dearly beloved !

Heres's the ingredients:
Copic Markers :

Skin: E000,00,21,13
Hair: E33,35,37,47
Eyes: YG61,63
Dress: R81,83,85,89
Cup and poison bottle: Y28,35 
Paper and card:

Small bottle
micro beads
Martha Stewart ; around the page Spider web punch ( available from myself) 
Spelbinders ; petite oval die 

So that's my last showing for our Embossing Folders challenge there is stil time for you to get your Steampunk on and join us over at SSC . 
Thanks for your visit it is always appreciated and if you have a little time I would love it if you could leave me a comment before you go ! Thanks again xx

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Skeleton Key Samantha

Continuing our challenge over at Simply Steampunk Challenges today  I am showing Skeleton Key Samantha, dear Samantha is locking her dearly beloved away I'm guessing never to be seen or heard from again. Our challenge for you at SSC this month is Embossing folders, use an embossing folder on your project. You can find these super fun images HERE and they are super fun.

Here's the ingredients:
Copic Markers:
Skin: E000,00,21,13
Hair: E33,35,37,49
Dress: R35,37,46,59
Door: E35,37,57,49
Wall : E13,15,18 
Paper and card:
Gold metallic paper 
Silver and gold keys.
Stampin Up antique brads 
Heart shape laser cut lock 
Red skull
Flourish metal die
I have cut a deckle edge around the papers and card with the W R Memory Keepers magnetic cutting mat attachments.
So thats it from me for another post hope you enjoyed you visit, see you again soon. xx 

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Graveyard Gretchen

It is challenge release day over at Simply Steampunk Challenges our challenge for you this month is too use an embossing folder somewhere on your project. I am showing Grave Yard Gretchen from the Lady Killers Line available HERE. So here is my post for our challenge
                                                             So here's the ingredients
                                         Core'dinations card stock from the white wash range
                                         Embossing folder from Sizzix Textured Impressions 'corners'
                                         Spellbinders dies labels 14
                                         Sizzix original die 'bats'
                                         Copic and Kazsazz markers in the following colors
                                            Skin: E000,00,21,13
                                            Tomb stone: C1,3,5,7
                                            Skirt bottom: C1,2,3
                                            Dress: Kaszazz colors A7404,A7406,A7408
                                            Stones: W1,3,5,7
               So there you have her hope you like it and thanks for visiting I would love to hear what you think before you leave I appreciate every comment. Have a great day xx 

Friday, July 5, 2013

Tea Time Tammy

Welcome to brand new release over at Simply Steampunk Challenges today Betty is releasing a new line called Lady Killers,  you can find them here . So my image for the release day is Tea Time Tammy and here she is
 So for sweet Tammy I have used copic markers to color her in the following colors 
                                       Skin: E000,00,21,13
                                      Hair: E33,35,37,47
                                     Dress: YG61,63,67
                                     Coffin: E31,33,35,47,57,49
The embossing folder is a Universal embossing folder, and I have used various flowers and other embellies.
 So make sure to check out all of the other amazing blogs from the DT team because they are all awesome. So thanks once again for your visit. See you soon.xx  

Creepmas in July

Time for some fun over at Punk You Girl this month our challenge for you is Creepmas in July not Christmas our fantastic sponsor for this challenge is the Octopode Factory you can find their stamps HERE. I have used two images from The Octopode Factory Mr and Mrs Creepy Claws and here they are
                                                                      Creepy Claws

Mrs Creepy Claws 

Ain't they sweet !! Well maybe sweet isn't quite the right word for it 
they are a little gruesome ha! ha!
I have used copics to color both images 
I have used cog snowflakes that were from Make it Crafty and embossing dies from cuttlebug and Tim Holtz 
So hope you are excited enough to give something different a try and come and join us at Punk You Girl for a brand new challenge. 
Thanks for visiting hope I see you again soon.xx