Thursday, October 31, 2013

Secret Pumpkin Swap

Welcome back to cards by Kay today is Simply Betty Fan Group Secret Pumpkin Swap, what we do is get together as a group and are given a secret partner to collect a box of goodies for. Only we know who our partner is until today Woo Hoo ! So firstly a huge thank you to my partner Carmen for a wonderful package of goodies to satisfy not only my Halloween fetish but also my caramel fetish as well and a beautiful card to boot.



AND MORE .......

                                                            AND MORE............

So as you can see I have been totally spoilt and love every bit of it ! These girls and guy on the SBS Facebook Fan Page are the best group of friends a girl could have !!
Betty Roberts

BreAnn McFarland, Vanessa Bland, Barbara ( Barb ) Ettinger, Carmen Shannon, Lindsey Gehin, Terry Helin

Corinne Jones

Sheri Loatwall

Trish thedish Sakulich

Marie Franklin

Maggie Schoener

Robin Bogle

Ashley Murphy

Lisa Howell

Tanja Charles

Emily Shroom

Kay Mowat ( you are here )

Wendy Billings

Stacey Stratis

Katya Bess

Elisabete Balcavage

Jackie Maunder

Anita Blake

Rio Ford

Summer Hills-Painter

Jo Walker

 Heather Whitlock

Tanya Johnson

Dianna Sowerbrower

Sharette Smith

Melissa Varga

Kathy Gillon

Rochelle Ayris

 Roz Wolfe

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Mad as a Hatter

Hello and welcome back today is an exciting day over at Simply Betty Stamps a brand new release and this month it is A fantastic steampunk Alice in Wonderland collection by the ever talented Abigail Larsen. So grab a cuppa and sit back and relax and wander around in wonderland with the awesome DT girls from Simply Steampunk Challenges while we present you with this fabulous release.
 Today I am showing The Mad Hatter and you can find him Here

The images from this collection are nothing short of amazing ! 
So here are the ingredients for my project 
Copic markers in the following colors :
Skin: E000,00,13,21
Hat: N1,3,5,7,9. B00,02,04,05
Coat: V12,15,17
Shoes: C1,2,,3,5
Stockings: E40,41,42

 My background paper is from Graphic45 Halloween in Wonderland collection " The Mad Hatter" which is available Here .
The dies are Ironwork motif from spellbinders available Here
And the clock is a Marianne die which I found on ebay. 
So head on over to the other fantastic DT blogs and check them out !
And before I go I would just like to welcome the very talented Lisa H to the Simply Steampunk Challenge blog and bid a fond farewell to to the lovely Jenny Dix 
Thanks for visiting me today enjoy !!
Kay xx

Friday, October 25, 2013


New stock arriving at Artdeco Creations ( formerly Print Blocks Aust ) from Petaloo and We R Memory Keepers. Check out my other blog for loads of yummy new embellishments from Petaloo and the brand new We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board also now available.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Zodiac Libra

Hello and welcome to my final showing from the Zodiac collection , and today it is Libra
I hope you have joined in our challenge this month or just been inspired there have been some fantastic entries and if you haven't entered there is still time remember the theme is monochrome meaning one color for everything the other DT girls have put up some awesome and inspiring projects so check out their blogs to find some ideas and inspiration.

The colors I ahve used for Libra are :
Dies from Spellbinders ( petite Oval ), Joy Crafts (Butterfly) and Die-namics ( small Flourish ) 
Embossing folder from X-cut 
and card from Core'dinations 
So thats it for the Zodiacs I really hope you have enjoyed this months new images and challenges.
See you all next month for something truely exciting over at Simply Betty Stamps and Simply Steampunk Challenges. 

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Fortune Teller Betty

Welcome back to Cards by Kay it is challenge time again over on the Simply Betty Facebook Page we have 2 awesome image to play with this month the first one is called Fortune Teller Betty the challenge for this image was to use bling !! And who doesn't love a little bit of bling here she is


I have used copic markers to color my image 
Skin: E000,00,13,21
Hair: N1,3,5,7
Head scarf : V05,06,09
Dress: BG01,02,05,07
Chair: E13,15,18
I have used stamps from Tim Holtz and Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells 
Paper and card from Core'dinations Tim Holtz Distress Collection and Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells.

And Voodoo Corinne the challenge here was to use pins 

I have colored this image with the following copic colors
Hair: E33,35,37,39
Dress: BG01,02,05,07,09
Sash: R35,37,47.59
 Cardstock and papers from Core'dinations and Echo Park 
This was a super fun challenge hope you enjoyed it as much as I did. 

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Zodiac sign Cancer

Hello welcome back to Crads by Kay today I am showing my third piece from the new zodac range
Cancer is my image this time the monochrome challenge is so much fun and is really testing out the imagination but I think it came together nicely with this image 

The copic colors I have used are:
Card is from Core'dinations available 
Paper is Graphic 45 French Country Collection 
Dies are from Spellbinders ( Petite Oval ), Die-namics ( small fourish),Marianne ( Oval Frame LR0240)
Cameo is from Kaszzaz and flowers from Petaloo and from my stash .
I do hope you are enjoying our release this month and have been able to take part in our challenge. Don't forget to take a stroll through the other DT blogs as always they are amazing all the links are on my sidebar
Kay xx

Friday, October 4, 2013

Challenge Day Simply Betty Stamps

Yeah !! Challenge Day has arrived and a new challenge is up for you join in on. This month we have the second round of Zodiacs being released as you of course already know the challenge this month is Monochrome colors ! So that means everything needs to be in the same yep that's right the SAME color tones i.e: skin,hair,clothes everything! The DT girls have come up with some fantastic inspiration for you so come get brave and give it a go you might just be surprised with what you can do !! I was !!
  So today i am showing Gemini this image was so enjoyable to work with, I have as you will see kept my project fairly simply this time. I was putting it all together and it just looked right as it was lees was more.

                                                               For a close up
 So to color the Twins I have used 
That's it !! 
The Die is the Fleur De Lis from Spellbinders
Background paper is from Prima and carstock from Core'dinations 
So there you have it now hop on over to the DT girls blogs and check out their amazing work and let it inspire you to join us for this months challenge. 
I look forward to seeing your projects until next time 
Kay xx

Halloween Challenge at Punk You Girl

Hell welcome back to Cards by Kay.
 It is time for a brand new challenge over at Punk You Girl " Halloween" it is that time of the year when we all get our spooks on and relish all things scary. Our awesome sponsor this month is non other than the very talented Rick St Dennis and he has provided us very lucky girls with some fantastic images to play with thanks Rick ! you can find all of Rick's awesome work in his Etsy store Here.
  So my first image is titled Castle Ghost isn't she just horribly awesome !

  I hae colored my image with Copic markers in the following colors
Skin: W1,3,5,
Dress: C1,3,5,7
Headband: Y28
Archway : W1,3,5,7

To complete my project I have used papers from Graphic 45 Happy Haunting embellishments from Kaszazz and bits from my stash !
  My second image is also from our sponsor Rick St Dennis and is called Countess Van Bloot

And to color her I have used the following copic markers
Skin: E000,00,13,21
Hair: E33,35,37,.39
Dress: R35,37,46,59 N1,3,5,7
I have also used dies from Di-namics and marianne
So what are you waiting for get to it and get involved in our challenge of all things spooky 
Don't forget to check out the DT creations to get you inspired !! Links are in my sidebar 
Kay xx