Sunday, 31 January 2016

Woohoo it's New Release Day....

Hello There, 

Its a happy happy day when I get to share not just a new Challenge but New Release stamps too!  Woohoo....

And...there's Unicorns!

And a discount code too!  Now that's whay I call epic news! 25% off...

The coupon code which will run until 14th Feb is: 


So, the details:

Its Anything Goes Challenge time at 

The Prize! 
5 images of your choice  from our store 

We are also have a blog hop with our new release 

Meet the new Bubbles and our Farm yard animals 
The winner of the blog hop will win the full collection from the 
new release 

Make sure you hop on over to all the DT's blogs, leave them some love and leave some here for me too and be in a chance to win the whole collection 

Sandie (me - Your Here)

Here's what I used to make it:

Style: A6 Tent Fold
Image – That Craft Place Unicorn and Rainbow
Spectrum Noir Markers:
Unicorn – PL5, BP7, PP3; DG3, CG2, CT1; FL2, 3
Rainbow – LG1, 2, BT1, 2, LY2, 3, OR1, GB1, 2, LY1; PP1, 2
Crafter’s Companion Neenah Card
Matt Black card
Collal 3D glue gel

Collal Tacky glue

More pics?  Well just a couple lol

Lucy (go here next)




And back to the main blog too 
That Craft Place Challenge

and your done xxx

Here's another make of mine to really get you in the mood for a bargin new release.....

Blogger is sooooo frustrating me today!  

Thank you for stopping by and I hope I can see you again soon x



Challenges I'd like to pop into (I deleted you all by accident trying to fix a HTML problem!  Readding now in case you pop in while I'm fixing!) 26 flowers down on the farm x

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Spectrum Sparkle Pen Funky Florals Step by Step

Hello there,

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my little blog I know how busy we all seem to be these days...where does it go!

I have a new tutorial now live on the Spectrum Noir Blog (saying that never gets old trust me lol)
HERE on the Spectrum Noir Website

You can find all of the materials used and how to achieve this look by checking out my tutorial

Thank  you so much for stopping by and I would love you too leave a comment on the Spectrum Noir post to share your thoughts xxxx


Sandie xxx

Challenges I'd love to enter...

Sunday, 24 January 2016

Anything Goes with Spectrum Noir...

Hey there,

It's challenge time with Spectrum Noir and you can find all the details on the Spectrum Noir FaceBook Page - you can usually find it on the top tabs but if its not showing just click more and a drop down box will appear and its there :D

Just upload your make using Spectrum Noir products, the theme is Anything Goes, and you don't even need a blog!  Just upload your pic straight from your device, add the products used and there you go.

The prize is totally awesome too - go check it out HERE

Here's mine...

I adore this image, she's just so cute and I love the look on the Snails face!

Here's what I used to make it:

Style: Pop Easel Card
By Sandie Gough
Image: Faery Ink Digital
Spectrum Noir Markers:
Skin – TN2, FS2,4,6,8
Hair – EB8, 6, TN2
Clothes – PP1, LG1, CG1
Snail – EB1, 2, GB8, BG1, 2, 4, LG2

Spectrum Aqua Markers – Bud Green, Aquamarine (flowers using Die’sire die)

Crafter’s Companion Neenah Solar White card
Crafter’s Companion White Linen Texture card
Crafter’s Companion Light Weight Printing card
Die’sire Classique 3D Flower die sets
Digital Paper – Prima collection, So Cute Boy
Collal All Purpose glue, Collal Tacky glue, Collal 3D glue gel
Flat Back Pearls, Distress Ink – Frayed Burlap

Thank you so much for stopping by and I really look forward to seeing all the entries, we had some amazingly talented crafters enter last month, oh my gosh how inspired was I once I'd visited them :D


Sandie xxx

Challenges I'd like to pop her into: 109 layers 9 ag January ag January ag ag January ag 26 120 Girly 343 ag or sketch (anything goes)

Sunday, 17 January 2016

A little dance with That Craft Place

Hello there,

Me again and its another new challenge over at That Craft Place Challenge Blog

With an Anything Goes theme its sometimes hard to pin down what to do so me and the rest of the design team are here with some inspiration xxx

Mine follows on from my Spectrum Noir Skin Combo Tutorial, posted on the That Craft Place Challenge Blog on the 13th January, hop back and check it out if you missed it.

Here's what I used to make her:

Spectrum Noir Markers:
Skin: FS2, 4, 6, 87, TN2
Hair: EB6, 7, 8 plus Spectrum Colour Blend pencils Black, Charcol
Clothes: CT1, 2, CG2, GB8, 6

Copic Opaque White -highlights to image

Papers - Craftwork Cards, Botanical paper pad (from my stash, and an old favourite)
Card - Kraft and Cream card used
Straw, flowers, ribbon from my stash

Remember to check out all the goodies used and here's where you can get them...

Thank you so much for stopping by and don't forget to leave me a comment and check out my tutorial for the skin combo (That Craft Place blog 13th Jan 2016)


Sandie xxx

Challenges I'd like to pop this make into: 26 ag 260 ag 276 dimension 342 florals 217 ag old and new (new tutorial posted & old paper pad) 287 for a child (my little dancer would defo suit) 21 ag January any image 100 ag

Thursday, 14 January 2016

Feeling Inspired with Watercolour

Hello again,

Todays make was inspired by my uber talented teamie, Laine and you can find her tutorial HERE

This got me inspired to pick up my Aqua Markers again and here's what I came up with...

Here's the list of materials used to make it :D

Style: Stepper Card
By Sandie Gough

Inspired by – Laine’s Adding detail with Spectrum Aqua
Image – Crafter’s Companion Thelwell
Spectrum Aqua Markers:
Landscape – Leaf Green, Bud Green, Aquamarine, Moss
Horse – Boulder, Marigold, Chestnut
Rider – Leaf Green, Moss, Crimson, Black

Added detail with:
Spectrum Colour Blend Pencils: Black, Saddle Brown, Peach, Linen to image
Spectrum Sparkle Pen – Clear to wording

Crafter’s Companion Water Colour card
Crafter’s Companion Cream Linen Texture card
Coordinations Naturals Paper pad
Scoremaster Score Board and Tool
Collal Tacky glue, Collal All Purpose glue
Collal 3D glue gel, paint brush
MDF sentiment, bird button from my stash

I loved the finish on this one, a stepper but so Clean and Simple :D

Thank you so much for stopping by and don't forget to pop over to the Spectrum Noir Website to check out more awesome tutorials and inspirational posts xxx


Sandie xxx

Challenges I'd like to enter this make into:

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Starting with the Box!

Hello there,

I finally caught onto the whole make a gift box thing at the end of last year (how weird is it to say that lol) as time was always against me but it really doesn't take as much time as I thought and I don't have to fight with wrapping papers any more!

Here is a box I made for my Nephew's Birthday that has a featured image on the top, coloured with my gorgeous Spectrum Aqua Pens

Added advantage of using the image...I don't have to remember to post the card too, its on the box!

Here's what I used to make it with lots of scrummy Crafter's Companion goodies:

Style – Box
By Sandie Gough
Image – Crafter’s Companion, Thelwell
Spectrum Aqua Markers:
Horse – Desert, Chestnut, Boulder
Rider – Fawn, Desert, Peach, Black, Crimson
Background – Bud Green, Leaf Green, Aquamarine, Fawn, Chestnut

Crafter’s Companion Watercolour card
Crafter’s Companion Kraft Card
Coordinations Pastels Paper Pad
Sand-It Tool and Dust Buster
Craftwell Embossing Folder – Words
Big Score Scoreboard and Tool
Collal All Purpose Glue, Crafter’s Companion Red Liner Tape
Paint Brush, String

Cork Scrabble Letter tiles from my stash (they’re really old)

Thank you so much for stopping by and don't forget there is a ton of great Spectrum product tutorials on the can find them HERE


Sandie xxx

Challenges I'd like to pop this one in to x 48 156 40 25 ag 93 103 ag

Sunday, 3 January 2016

A New Challenge for a New Year...

Hello there,

Well, we're well and truely in January now and its time for a new challenge over at That Craft Place Blog

So as we're all trying to kick ourselves into gear again after the holidays, I'll TRY to keep this post short lol (well you know me by now! hehe)

 Isn't she just a delight!  The image is available on the That Craft Place Etsy Store

Here's my materials list:
Cardstock - Crafter's Companion Matt Black card, Shock Pink Adorable Scoreable, Crafter's Companion Neenah Solar White

Spectrum Noir Markers:
Skin: FS2, 4, 6, 8, TN2
Hair: EB6, 7, 8
Clothes: IG5, 7, 9, BP3, 4, 6

Sentiment: (This is one of my all time fav's from Ginger) Ginger's House

Remember the important info on how to get your hands on your favourite crafting products and some awesome MDF too!

Thank you all so much for popping by xxx


Sandie xxx

Challenges I'd love to pop this one into: 25 ag ag 103 274 agt 36 ag 341 ag 51 ag January 216 ag ag