Monday, June 30, 2014

Time for a DT Call over at Punk you Girl !


Hello all and welcome back to cards by Kay ! As most of you now know I belong to 4 fantastic DT teams one of which is the Punk You Girl blog . So I am very excited to be able to now tell you all  I have taken over the reigns at Punk You Girl and I my first job on my list is a DT Call !!

 Do you have a dark side with no where to share it ? We want to see your creations the call is open for the month of July so you have plenty of time to get busy and show us what you can do ! So head on over to the Punk You Girl Blog for more details
 I can't wait to see what you create !
Kay xx

Friday, June 27, 2014

Time for Something Metal at Left of Centre Challenges

Hello and welcome back to Cards by Kay it is challenge time again at Left of Centre Challenges and this week it is " Add something Metal" to your project or you can go Left of Centre and do anything goes ! Either way we would love to see your creations so come and join us for some Left of Cente fun. Our sponsor this week is Rick St Dennis and you will find this image and many more in his Esty shop ! This awesome guy is called Professor Coppelious I though he fitted our theme this week perfectly !
 I have used papers from Graphic 45 Steampunk Debutante along with metal embellishments from my stash in the shapes of sprockets, binoculars, and a clock .

                                     Professor Coppelious


Close Up ! 

I have used copic markers in the following colors for my image :
Skin: E000,00,11
Hair: N1,3,5
Hat : N3,5,7 and BG 70,72,75
Cloak: BG70,72,75,79
Suit: W1,3,5,7
Shirt: C0,1,3
Boots: E70,71,74,77
Cogs etc: Y21,23,26,28
Ok so there you have Professor Coppelious he was a lot of fun to do up ! So now it's your turn get some craft on and dig through your stash and join us for this fantastic challenge there is as always fantastic prizes on offer ! 
Bye for now 
Kay xx

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Koalafied !!

G'day mate !! Welcome back to cards by Kay I have a fantastic image for you from the Stamping Chef this week called Koalafied ! I have had so much fun playing with this girl she has been a lot of fun !
 I have done her up with  dark greens and natural colors from my stash ! The Gum nuts and Gumnut flowers are from Make it Crafty . I have colored the image with the following copic markers
Skin: E000,00,11
Hair: E23,25,27
Shorts: B93,95,97,W1
Shirt: R35,37,39
Singlet: C0,1,2
Hat: E70,71,74 and R35,37,39
Lips: R01,02,05
Eyes: YG61,63,67
Koala: E70,71,74 and N1,3,5



Thanks so much for visiting today and make sure to join in the fun at The Stamping Chef Challenge Blog
And be sure to visit the other DT girls blogs for some crafty inspiration 
Bye for now 

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Final instalment of the Birthday celebrations !!!!

Hello and welcome back to Cards by Kay today is the final instalment for our Birthday Bash over at Simply Betty Stamps 4th Birthday celebrations, this weeks release is the totally cute Teen Babies line, and they are super cute here are 4 just to get you started !

                                           Baby Betty


                                    Rockin Baby Christian 




Make sure you check these out on the SBS blog and enjoy the hop you should of landed here from Tanja 
and now you will head over to Louise's blog thank you for your visit and playing along with us while we celebrate this awesome milestone for Simply Betty Stamps bye for now 
                                                                              Kay xx

Monday, June 16, 2014

Little bit steamy and a Little bit Sexy at Punk You Girl

Hello and welcome back to Cards by Kay it is challenge time at Punk You Girl and this month we want you to get steampy and sexy and get creating come and join us for a new challenge, our fabulous sponsor this month is Stitchy Bear my image is from Simply Betty Stamps as I was a little slow on thins this month and didn't get my choices in on time!! So I have done up my project with this image called Steamy Steampunk Kay that's right you read it right this is me !! I little earlier this year Betty drew this image for me as a commission and it turned out fantastic well I thinks it did and I hope you like what I have done with it !
 I have used the  Bo Bunny Somewhere in Time Collection
Stampin Up Midnight Muse ink pad
Petaloo Flowers
Blue Lace
Bazzill cardstock
and flourish die from Die-namics

                                                          Steamy Steampunk Kay 


I have used copic markers to color my image in the following :
Thanks so much for visiting today and I hope to see your creations in our current challenge wich is Steamy/Sexy , hop along to the other DT girls blogs to see what they have created for you for some inspiration ! 

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Brand New Release at The Stamping Chef !!

Hello and welcome back to Cards by Kay. This gorgeous little image called Alyce is now available over at The Stamping Chef and she is cute ! cute ! cute ! . I have teamed my image up with Bo Bunny's Enchanted Garden papers and embellishments from the Epherema Pack. So may I please send a huge thank you to Tamara van Wijk for this cute little gal !  

 I have also used a Butterfly border punch from Martha Stewart and stick on gems from Stampin Up !




I have used the following copic colors to color color Alyce :

Thanks so much for your visit bye for now 
Kay xx 

More birthday fun at SBS

Hello again and welcome back to Cards by Kay we are still celebrating over at Simply Betty Stamps with our big 4th Birthday bash !! Today Betty is releasing this fantastic new line from the very talented  Abigail Larsen called " Dark Stories and Tales ". They are available now in the SBS store ! So here they are
                                                                   Dr Jeckyll


                                                               Lenore at the Grave 

                                                                      In the Dark 


I do hope you are enjoying the celebrations and the blog hops we are having a blast bringing them to you so as before you should have come here from Tanja and you will head over to Louise  next ! 
Thanks for you visit 










Lisa H

Friday, June 13, 2014

The Three Eyed Raven

Hello and welcome back to Cards by Kay this weeks challenge over at Left of Centre Challenges is inspired by a movie. now anyone who follows The Game of Thrones will know straight away where my inspiration came from ! If you are not a follower then this is the three eyed Raven that Brandon Stark sees in his " Dreams " . This series of books and now the television series and had me captivated from the start ! 
 Our fabulous sponsor for this challenge has been the awesome Ikes Art so my thanks to Ike for an awesome image to play with ! 

                                                    The Raven from Ikes Art 


I have used the following ingredients to put my project together:
Papers and Gems from Bo Bunny Somewhere in Time and Echo Park 
The card is cut from my Silhouette machine and I have layered the Echo Park paper behind it 
The Raven I have colored up with my Derwent Colorsoft pencils and the background is inked with Stampin Up Midnight Muse and Brilliance Lightning Black and sponge daubers. 
 A very simple project but inspiring for me nonetheless ! 
 Thanks so much for you visit today and be sure to chack out the fabulous projects for the rest of the DT. 
Kay xx

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Anything Goes at The Stamping Chef

Hello and welcome back to Cards by Kay , it is challenge time again at The Stamping Chef and as always it is anything goes ! This week I have used The Big Teese she is a very sassy lass with mischief on her mind ! You willl find all the info on the Challenge here and you will find this awesome image here! Now this gal has been put together with the following ingredients !
paper from Barely Mine Designs Steampunk Fantasy 2 papers
Card stock from Core'dinations and Kaszazz
metal embellishments from my stash  and peacock feathers

                                      The Big Teese


I have colored my image in the following copic colors
be sure to check out the DT creations from the rest of the team for some crafty inspiration and come and join us for a new " Anything Goes" challenge can't wait to see what you create 
Kay xx

Friday, June 6, 2014

Happy Birthday Simply Betty Stamps

Hello and welcome back to Cards by Kay ! It is celebration time over at Simply Betty Stamps it is Betty's 4th Birthday that is 4 awesome years of fantastic Betty's images WOW ! And to celebrate the SBS and SSC DT teams have combined together to bring you one awesome blog hop !
 So to kick off we have these fantaastic Birthday images designed by Betty this one is called Elegant Betty ! 
 My ingredients for this card are:
Bo Bunny enchanted garden collection, I have used the Ephemera Pack which is filled with loads of scrumptious goodies !
The paper is from the 6x6 paper pad
I have mounted my image on dies cuts from the Spellbinders petite ovals
and base card is from Kaszazz cardstock .
 This first pic is of the inside of my card I have lined it with mauve paper and the mounted the sentiment onto a chipboard label from the ephemera pack .

                                                                     Inside view

Front View 

To decorate the front I have used a chipboard shape from Make it Crafty which I have inked up with Stampin Up Whisper White and sprinkled with Stampin Up Heat and Stick powder, then glittered it up with Doodlebug Sugar Coating orange glitter and aqua glitter for the bird. The ribbon is a pruple/green two toned ribbon that I found on Etsy and the other flowers are from petaloo and punched. 
The copic colors I have use to color my image are:
You should have come from Tanja
Your nex stop from here is Louise
thanks for visiting and enjoy the hop 
Kay xx










Lisa H

Monday, June 2, 2014

Mid Way reminder time at Left of Centre Challenges !

Hello and welcome back to Cards by Kay. It's that time again mid way reminder time at Left of Centre Challenges this challenge is Girly so sass it up pretty and sweet and join us for this awesome challenge our sponsors this time round are the wonderful Sassy Studio's and The East Wind my first image here is from Sassy Studios and is called My Fair Lady  and isn't she stunning I have used Graphic 45 Botanical Tea "fauna" and bazzill basics card stock the frame is a chipboard frame colored with Glimmer Mist Perfect Plum and some purple satin ribbon to finish !

                                       My Fair Lady 

 I have colored My Fair Lady with the following colors: 

Blowing Skull Kisses

 Now to start with there is a little story that goes with this gorgeous image from The East Wind. Last month I was having a bit of a rough time of it and I missed the selections from The East Wind my dear Uncle passed away and with funerals and what not I wasn't keeping an eye on what I was needing to be doing and the along came my gorgeous Left of Centre DT buddy Rachel  came with her heart in full flight and purchased this image for me " Just to make me smile" and it did I was pretty down in the dumps at the passing of my Uncle and Rachel came to my resuce all the way over the other side of the world ! So this project is dedicated to you Rachel with a huge thank you form my heart to yours to some it is only a digi but to me that day it was a bright light thank you ! 
So back to business to put my card together I have used the following ingredients: 
Barely Mine Designs  black and White Essentials 
Core'dinations black card
Black flowers from my stash along with white skulls
This image was so much fun to color and put together ! 
Copic colors used are: 
 So come and join in our Girly Theme over at Left of centre Challenges and be in the running for some fantastic prizes ! 
Bye for now 
Kay xx