Saturday, April 27, 2013

Twisted Easel Card

Hi everyone I have taken a little time off the DT work today to have a little fun with something different, the image is from Simply Betty and is called  April Showers Rio n Toots you can find it here So here she is

I haven't had a go at this type of card before I had alot of fun with it. 
Here's another look
Rio n Toots have been colored with copic markers in the following colors
I have used papers,card and inks from Stampin Up and other embellishments and ribbons from my stash
My flourishes are from the Spellbinders flourishes die. 
And another look
And last one 
Thanks for visiting see you soon 
Hugs xxx

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Simply Steampunk Challenges

Hello everyone welcome back today I am showing my first ever image for Simply Steampunk Challenges as a DT, my image is called Halloweenie 5 and is from the Classic Collection over at Simply Betty Stamps.
Here is my piece
I have colored Halloweenie 5 with copic markers in the following colors
I have used a laser cut frame form Make it Crafty top hold my sentiment my decorative papers are from my stash from Jessica Sprague and of course my signature spiders. Don't forget to check out all the other fantastic images from the rest of the DT team at they are awesome! Oh and please leave them some love after your visit. 
Thanks for visiting me again Hugsxxx

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Punk You Girl DT call

This post is more of an application than a showing, I am answering a DT call for a funky little blog called Punkyougirl and can be found here the application calls for a bio on me so here goes.
 I am  full time working Mum and Wife my craft room is my wind down, mental health plan I call it somewhere I can go to get rid of the days work stress. I am currently a member of the Simply Steampunk Challenges DT over at Simply Betty and I have recently been involved in Blog Hops for Make it Crafty and Smeared and Smudged which were a whole lot of fun. My favorite type of design is Steampunk/Goth I just love what I can do with the darker side of things. But I also love working on off the page things and a bit of girly stuff here and there. My favorite designers are Simply Betty, Make it Crafty,. My favorite projects are probably the set from Simply Betty's Fairy Tales and Myths range, The Wood Witch and Frankenstiens Bride are also my favorites at the moment.  So I was very excited to find out about this opportunity to have a go. Hope you enjoyed reading about me and didn't find me too boring.Lol. Below you will fine my 3 favorite projects to date it was hard to choose.

Friday, April 19, 2013


Let us Entertain You!!
It's SHOWTIME at Make it Crafty!
We're a tapping our heels together with a tap a tap tap,
Clanging the symbols and beating the drums with a bang a bang bang,
Pulling rabbits from hats and lifting our legs - oooooohhh ahhhhhhh,
Singing our hearts out and jamming to the beat -  doo do do daaaaa...
It's time to be entertained at Make it Crafty with the
new Entertainers Collection of digi and rubber stamps!
You'll find all the new digital stamps here and you can now pre-order the rubber stamps here!
You can't have a GRAND SHOW without a DOORPRIZE!Hop on through to be inspired and leave comments along the way for your chance to
win hidden prizes and be in the draw to win one of the grand door prizes!
One person will win the full collection of digi stamps
and another will win the full collection of rubber stamps!
Then you are in the right place,otherwise head on back to Zoe and start at

Firstly welcome and I will start by saying how excited I am to have been asked by Zoe to take part in this very exciting Blog Hop ! This is my first hop that I have ever been involved in and I have sooo much fun playing with these images so a huge thank you to Zoe form Make it Crafty for allowing me to play along and I hope I have been able to do your images justice . 
For my first image I chose one of the tap dancers the possibilities are endless with these guys I have used the BG range of copic markers and I think he looks pretty cool in his blue suit. I didn't go over board with my embellishments on this one I thought less was more I do hope you like what I have come up with.
For my next choice of image I couldn't go past one of the Can-Can dancers these girls rock they are quite saucy showing a bit of leg again an absolute pleasure to play with. I have used the R's from my copic collection and tried to add a little spice with some ribbon,feathers and various embellishments 
From here you need to hop along to Bronwen at 


Smeared and Smudged Blog Hop

Hello world and welcome back to Cards by Kay today I am taking part in a fun little blog hop from smudged and smeared the the theme is dirty I have chosen for my image one of the Original Steampunks form Simply Betty called Annie she seemed to fit perfectly with this theme the idea was to distress it up make it look old and dirty, I hope I have achieved it for you please make sure you visit the other blogs in the hop there is some amazing creations along the way so sit back and enjoy your journey.

And for a little bit closer look 

So sit back and relax and work your way through the list most of all enjoy
Thanks for visiting me today hope you enjoy the rest of the hop !!

Friday, April 12, 2013


Hello everyone great to see you all again today's post is called Elaine she is this months challenge for the Simply Betty Facebook group challenge. The challenge was swirls and lace, with this image. I have to admit this image did challenge me quite a bit which doesn't happen very often. But I enjoyed being pushed in a different direction to what I am used to.

The copic colors I have used are
Skin: E000,E00,E02,E04
Dress: B93,B95,B97,B99
Cat: E33,E35,E37
Other embellishments I have used from my stash are Make it Crafty chipboard flourishes, flowers,stick on pearls and ribbon, the background card behind Elaine has been put through my Big Shot with the swirls folder, and the background paper is from a digital collection from The Paper Shelter called Vintage Flowers.
Check out the other entries in the Facebook challenge at thanks for looking
see you soon. xxx 

Saturday, April 6, 2013

The Wood Witch

But wait theres more Simply Betty here is The wood Witch from collection 6 of the steampunk range, I just can't get enough of these images here I have used the following copics
Skin: E000,E00, E02,E04
Hair: E50,E51,E53,E55
Dress: YG61,YG63,YG67
Chair: E35,E37,E47, E40,E41,E43,R29,R35,R37
Skull & Ground: W1,W3,W5

Bride of Frankenstein

Hello again everyone today I am posting another fantastic image from Simply Betty's Steampunk collection called Bride of Frankenstein like all of the steampunk images she was lots of fun to color and put together. I have used copic makers in the following colors;
Skin: YG61,YG63,YG67
Hair: N1,N3,N5,N7
Dress: BV000,BV00,BV02,BV04,BV08,R81,R83,R85
Background: C1,C3,C5,W1,W3,W5
I have used white linen card and digital paper from Jessica Sprague.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Simply Steampunk DT

Hello everyone I am just dropping in quickly before work, I am very excited to let you know that I have been chosen to be a part of the Simply Steampunk Challenge design team over at Simply Betty Stamps, this is a fantastic opportunity and I encourage you all to hop on over to Simply Betty if you haven't already and check out the stamps and blogs there is so much fun to be had.
So happy Tuesday everyone and see you soon. :o)