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Thursday, May 28, 2015

the coolest cat

Hi everyone 
thanks for looking in.
I feel as if the month has just disapeared, and now its nearly winter.

today I am sharing a card and I just love this little cat stamp. the card is really clean and simple with die cut shapes for the background.

stamped with meminto black ink and coloured with copics.



Dies used:
MFT: stitched rectangle stack, in & out stitched rounded square and Blueprints 21.
stamp and Die set: Tailored expressions max & muffin.


don't forget to drop into Bizzy Becs on line store for some terrific bargins and coupons.
Bec has some great specials to see the financial year out.

great seeing you!



Monday, May 25, 2015

Oh Happy Day


A quick hello to everyone out there! I am just popping in to show you a card I made last night. I love how the water colouring gives this card a really soft feel. 

My supplies are from Lawn Fawn: "Flutter by:, "Spring Showers" and "Hello Sunshine. I bought these from Bizzy Becs! If you like them too, check out the goodies she has in the store here!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay warm!

Michelle xoxo

Friday, May 22, 2015

Pocketful of Sunshine ...

Hi everyone.

Today I would like to share with you a birthday card made for a friend.



I have used the following which are available as pre-order via Bizzy Becs on line store.  Remember if it is not listed please ask Bec and she maybe able to get it for you., just pop her an email.

Lawn Fawn Die - Tag you're it
Taylored Expressions Stamp & Die set - Pocketful of Sunshine
Taylored Expressions Stamp & Die set - Think Happy Thoughts

Have a wonderful weekend and keep warm.

Happy Crafting
Karen



Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Happy birthday..

I missed posting for this month's Bizzy Bec's challenge..
I've been a bit busy in my life..

My son's birthday was on the 15.. 
here is the card I made for him
the image is a Digital Image from Bizzy Bec's called ginger beer
I used my copics to colour her and the beer. 
The Happy die is from 'share the happiness' by Memory Box
 
Well have a great day and stay warm..

Sally
xxx

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Birthday Wishes!


Hi everyone I would like to share a card I made recently for a very special 90 year old lady.  I stamped a Darkroom Door "Emulsion Frame Stamp" using Bundled Sage Distress Ink. The die is from Frantic Stamper and is called "Long Stemmed Rose". I used Pickled Raspberry Distress Ink to colour it.
Check out Bizzy Becs Online Store for these supplies.

Happy Mother's Day to all mums out there. I hope you had a wonderful day today as I did.

Cheers,
Suzanne.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

MAY CHALLENGE...

Hello everyone and welcome to BIZZY BEC'S Challenge for MAY

with the theme being...

"ANYTHING GOES"





The winner of this months challenge will receive:
"MYSTERY DIE"
Donated from Bizzy Becs Online Storea fabulous range of Various Stamps, Dies and Embellishments for all your crafty needs and wants. and must haves!


Before I introduce the Design Teams inspiration, on behalf of  all of us we  would like to say a huge thank you to Debra James who has done an amazing job as DT Co-Ordinator  for our challenges for the last few years ,  produces such gorgeous work and is this month stepping done from the role.  We wish you all the very best.

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Coming up also in the next few weeks is Mothers Day so we wish all the Mothers a very happy Mothers Day.

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Below is our inspiration for this months challenge



Lawn Fawn- Blissful Botanicals and Flutter By..
Distress Ink- Evergreen Bough.

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Darkroom Door Background Stamp - Splatter, Distress Ink- Spun Sugar, 
Tattered Lace- Shoe String Bow, MFT Die-Thank You, Lawn Fawn - Stitched Journaling Cards



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Memory Box dies: "Happy Script" & "Stitched Hearts Layers" 
Lawn Fawn Stamps: "Scripty Sayings"



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Impression Obsession Die:Greetings Top Edger
MFT in and out stitched round square


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Marianne Design Collectables - Cotton Crochet Lace - Pearls


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Memory Box Die - Shaker Rectangle Frames
Taylored Expressions Stamp - Sunflower Bouquet


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HOW TO JOIN BIZZY BEC'S CHALLENGES...
 Here at Bizzy Bec's Challenges you are more than Welcome to Enter as many of your card creations that you like into our challenges,
 BUT..... We do have a few " RULES" we would like you to follow please......
1. "Your card must not be entered into any more then 5 other challenges"
 2.You must add your link in Mr.Linky 
3. You MUST add a link to your **direct blog post*** .
4. You must have a link back to the challenge blog in your post mentioning Bizzy Bec's Challenge.5. PLEASE DO NOT link your entry to an old card, your entry must be new.
 "Unfortunately those entries that do not follow the RULES will be ineligible for the prize". 

Bye for now...Bec, Debra, Francy, Karen, Kelly, Mandy, Michelle, Sally, Suzanne.
 
 

Monday, May 4, 2015

April Challenge Winners ......

                         A big thank you to everyone that entered the                           APRIL Challenge
                           "ANYTHING GOES"
                        This month Bizzy Becs would like to congratulate:
 


We all thought that your card was just gorgeous.  Great choice of colours to compliment your image.  We are sure that your sister would have been delighted to receive this card.

Congratulations Susan you 
have won 

  SURPRISE MYSTERY DIE...   
donated from Bizzy Becs Online Store
fabulous range of Various Stamps, Dies and Embellishments for all your crafty needs and wants.

We are sure you will have lots of crafty fun creating with your  prize....
... please contact Bec at....bizzybec@gmail.com to claim your prize and don't forget to grab your Winners Badge from the sidebar to display proudly on your blog.

OUR TOP 3 April Awards go to :

# 8 Art With Heart
# 14 Stela Karapetkova
# 21 Robin C

These are listed in numerical order and we'd like to congratulate these amazing entries - outstanding creations everyone....please grab your Top 3 badge from the sidebar.

Don't forget to come back here tomorrow to see the NEW CHALLENGE and fabulous Inspiration from the wonderful Design Team Girls.
Cheers for now.....
 Bizzy Bec’s DT team. 

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

cat in a top hat



Hi thanks for dropping in.
Today I am sharing  with you a quick card using a gel medium resist background and distress re-inkers.

I hope you like it!
I think the dark colours and stamped image make a great guys card, so I have kept the design really simple.




Supplies used:
Memory box stencil: texture Honey Comb
Distress Re-inkers: Ripe Persimmon and chipped sapphire
My Favourite Things Die: Chicken wire

Don't stay here! go have a look at these goodies and many more new things over at
 Bizzy Becs On-Line store.

Cu again soon
Mandy xox

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Make a Wish


Hello there!

How was your Easter? Are you still eating choccies, I know I am! As well as those hot cross buns! DELICIOUS!

Just thought I would quickly pop by to show you this cute little card I made. I have used the new Avery Elle Stamps and co-ordinating Die called "Cupcakes". The stitched banner at the top is by Memory Box and is called "Banner Parade". Both of these are available at Bizzy Bec's Store.

Have you seen all the lovely cards people have made this month? It's sure to inspire you, so go check it out. A few days are left to enter the challenge if you haven't done so already! :)

Michelle xox


Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Happy Anninversary

Hi everyone.

Today I am sharing with you a card made using some of my Memory Box Dies.



Dies used are Grove Branch, Mini Heart Collection and Nestled Bird.  I also used Tim Holtz Brushed Corduroy Ink Pad  to ink around the edge of the hearts.  These can all be preordered by Bizzy Becs online store here.  

There is  still time to join us for this months Anything Goes Challenge, and be in the running to win a prize.

Until next time,
Happy Creating

Karen

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Sending Hedgehugs to you......

Hi All
I hope you're having a good weekend...
A bit cool here - with a winter touch of snow on the hills..
A cute little card created today for a friend :)
I created this card with the Lawn Fawn Hedgehugs stamps
 and die set and also the stitched scallop border die :)
both of these you can get from
Bizzy Bec's online store here..
Don't forget there is still time 
to enter this month's anything goes challenge here.. too

Have a great week

Friday, April 10, 2015

With love ......

Hi everyone Suzanne here to share a card with you. I have used the following supplies :

Darkroom Door Stamp: Full Bloom Vol 1
Lawn Fawn Die: Stitched Journaling Card
Spellbinders - Die D-Lites : Sentiments Three
The rose was coloured with my copics.



Take a look at Bizzy Becs Online Store for all your craft needs and you still have plenty of time to join this month's Anything Goes Challenge.
Have a great day xxx

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

somebunny....

Hi there...
just popping into share a card using MFT mini Polaroid Dies and MFT Somebunny Stamps.
The background was created using Distress Inks smooshed onto my card base.
Bunny's were coloured with Copics.
Hope your having a fabulous week,
 cheers,  Debra x


Saturday, April 4, 2015

April Challenge....

Hello everyone and welcome to BIZZY BEC'S Challenge for APRIL
with the theme being...
"ANYTHING GOES

the winner of this challenge will receive a...
"MYSTERY DIE"
Donated from Bizzy Becs Online Store- a fabulous range of Various Stamps, Dies and Embellishments for all your crafty needs and wants. and must haves!
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Below is some inspiration from the DT girls....
Lawn Fawn: Our Friendship Grows, Stitched Rectangle Frames

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FRANCY
Blue Butterfly Digi Stamps - Pin Up Girls collection "Ginger Beer"

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SUZANNE
Impression Obsession Die - Greeting Set

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SALLY
 MFT Stamps: Simply fabulous sayings
Darkroom Door: Script background, Just my style
Memory Box: Parker Numbers Die
Distress Inks: Antique Linen, Pumice Stone
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Memory box stencil: Modern pop dots
Distress Re-inkers: Vintage photo and Tumbled Glass
Ranger: black archival ink, watercolor paper

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Lawn Fawn Stamp & Die:  Eggstra Special Easter

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 DEBRA
Lawn Fawn - Monster Mash.. Stamps and Coordinating Die 
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HOW TO JOIN BIZZY BEC'S CHALLENGES...
 Here at Bizzy Bec's Challenges you are more than Welcome to Enter as many of your card creations that you like into our challenges,
 BUT..... We do have a few " RULES" we would like you to follow please......
 1. "Your card must not be entered into any more then 5 other challenges"
 2.You must add your link in Mr.Linky 
3. You MUST add a link to your **direct blog post*** .
4. You must have a link back to the challenge blog in your post mentioning Bizzy Bec's Challenge.
5. PLEASE DO NOT link your entry to an old card, your entry must be new. "Unfortunately those entries that do not follow the RULES will be ineligible for the prize".
 


Bye for now...Bec, Carolyn, Debra, Francy, Karen, Kelly, Mandy, Michelle, Sally, Suzanne.

March Challenge Winners...

A big thank you to everyone that entered the MARCH Challenge
"ANYTHING GOES"
This month Bizzy Becs would like to congratulate:
 
 
What a really lovely elegant card with soft colours, just so pretty.

Jenny you have won the..
  SURPRISE MYSTERY DIE...   
donated from Bizzy Becs Online Store
fabulous range of Various Stamps, Dies and Embellishments for all your crafty needs and wants.

We are sure you will have lots of crafty fun creating with your  prize....
... please contact Bec at....bizzybec@gmail.com to claim your prize and don't forget to grab your Winners Badge from the sidebar to display proudly on your blog.

OUR TOP 3 November Awards go to :
#11 Julie P
#14 Nathalie L
#24 Mariannne's Craftroom 
These are listed in numerical order and we'd like to congratulate these amazing entries - outstanding creations everyone....please grab your Top 3 badge from the sidebar.

Don't forget to come back here tomorrow to see the NEW CHALLENGE and fabulous Inspiration from the wonderful Design Team Girls.
Cheers for now.....
 Bizzy Bec’s DT team. 


Saturday, March 28, 2015

Hello








Hi There

Thanks for stopping in to see the card I have made for today. I have stencilled the background with gesso and once dry coloured it with distress re-inkers.
The stamped image, from my own stash, is stamped in archival black ink on watercolour paper and also coloured with distress inks and a water brush.

I have hand stitched around the edge of the card.
Stencil: memory box Texture Scraped Paint.
Dies used: Die-namics Modern morocco.
Lawn Fawn: stitched Journaling Card
Memory Box: hello script
Distress inks:
Background re-inkers: Stormy sky and Brushed Corduroy
Ink pads ( for watercolour)
spun sugar,pumice stone, antique linen, tea dye and Brushed Corduroy 

Don't forget to Drop into Bizzy Becs store there are great new products and Fantastic savings with the EASTER COUPONS!

Have a great weekend.
Mandy xox

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Celebrate


Hi Everyone

Thanks for stopping by to check out my new lil card I made. I coloured the image with my copics and as you know I do LOVE my dies. I have used 2 dies from My Favorite Things called "Heart Balloons" and "Celebrate". Both of these dies are available at Bizzy Becs Store for pre-order...along with some other great ones also.

I've seen some awesome cards created this month for the Anything Goes challenge. If you haven't entered yet, there is still plenty of time.

Stay cool in this warm weather!

Michelle xox

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Tilda Longstocking ....

Hi everyone, today I have had a play with colouring again with distress inks onto water colour paper. I haven't used them this way for ages and wanted to revisit this technique.  Have to say I am pretty chuffed with the outcome. Anyhow here she is:


I have used Distress Ink Pads in these colours:

Hair:    Walnut Stain, Antique Linen and Vintage Photo
Skin:     Tattered Rose, Antique Linen and Vintage Photo
Dress and Shoes:  Victorian Velvet, Iced Spruce and Weathered Wood
Stockings:  Aged Mahogany
Apron: Just a hint of Weathered Wood

Stamp is from Magnolia and is Tilda Longstocking,
Balloons and Hugs are  MFT Dies: Heart Balloons and Lots of Love.
Birthday stamp is from my own stash

All of the above items are available to purchase from Bizzy Becs together with lots of other new yummy things.

Don't forget there is still time to join us for this months "Anything Goes Challenge".  

Happy Crafting

Karen

Friday, March 20, 2015

Books, books, books........

Righto, a little card for a friend.....
I've used Darkroom Door - Bookworm set - the sentiment was too big
so i used my trusty old school typewriter which
is about 35 years old :) 
scattered straw, wild honey, spiced marmalade, fired brick distress inks
and BAM... we have a card!!


Have a great day
Sally

Friday, March 13, 2015

DANCING IN THE RAIN


Hello, Francy here today. I'm sharing with you a card that I made for a birthday girl. 
For this card I using a beautiful Magnolia Stamp and the Marianne Design Creatables for made rosees and tag. 
In the Bizzy Becs shop you can find the product that I using for made this card and some other new products.
Happy crafting by Francy

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Wedding Invitation........

Hi everyone Suzanne here. Today I would like to share the wedding invitations I made for my daughter's wedding. It was a nautical theme and I had such fun looking through my supplies to see what I could use. It was also a great excuse to go shopping for more!!






















I used:
MFT Dies - Horizontal Stitched Strips and Let's Get Nautical
Couture Creations - Anchor
Avery Elle Stamps - Knotty
Ink -Ranger Archival Cobalt

Bizzy Becs Online Store has a great range of MFT  Dies and I am so excited that Avery Elle Stamps and Dies are coming soon. Check out the store for many more products as well.

Enjoy your day xxx

Saturday, March 7, 2015

dont forget...

 
Hi there, just popping in to give a little shout out to the latest challenge here at
I used the Lawn Fawn Stamps set and matching dies called..
Gleeful Gardens
I coloured the images with Copics..
Sentiment is from Kaiser..
Thanks for stopping by, Debra


Thursday, March 5, 2015

March Challenge

Hello everyone and welcome to BIZZY BEC'S Challenge for MARCH.
with the theme being...
"ANYTHING GOES


the winner of this challenge will receive a...
 SURPRISE, MYSTERY...

"DIE"
Donated from Bizzy Becs Online Store-
Have you seen the "NEW LOOK" Bizzy Becs Online store..Pop on over to see fabulous range of Various Stamps, Dies and Embellishments for all your crafty needs and wants.
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Are ready for some amazing inspiration from the DT girls....
 
 MFT Stamp and Die Set, Up, Up and Away , Cloud Trio die  Memory Box Die - Urban Landscape, Impression Obsession Die - Greetings Die Set and Distress Ink Pads - Peeled Paint, Shabby Shutters, Salty Ocean, Dried Marigold and Barn Door
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Memory Box Dies - Resting Birds. Spellbinders Dies: Sentiment Three. Lawn Faun Stitched Scalloped Borders. Poppy Stamps Dies: Simple Banner

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 FRANCY:
Magnolia Stamps "Tiptoe Tilda" - Marianne Design Creatables - Paper Doilies "White scalloped rose - Pearls white


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 Darkroom Door background stamp - world map,
Lawn Fawn - Milo alphabet stamps, Memory Box dies - Typewriter lower case
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 MANDY: 
Art journal cover Memory box stencils: Alpha Worn out, pattern Raymelle, Distress ink pads spiced marmalade and seedless preserves.
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   SUZANNE:
 Memory Box stencil - Texture Mesh, Distress Ink - Peacock Feathers
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 Memory Box Die 'Pippi Butterfly', MFT Dies 'Plentiful Petals' & 'Layered Leaves', Spellbinders Shapeabilities 'Fancy Framed Tags Two' & Darkroom Door Stamp Set 'Simple Sayings'.

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Lawn Fawn Stamps - "Hello Sunshine" and "Blue Skies" 
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 HOW TO JOIN BIZZY BEC'S CHALLENGES...
 Here at Bizzy Bec's Challenges you are more than Welcome to Enter as many of your card creations that you like into our challenges,
 BUT..... We do have a few " RULES" we would like you to follow please......
 1. "Your card must not be entered into any more then 5 other challenges"
 2.You must add your link in Mr.Linky 
3. You MUST add a link to your **direct blog post*** .
4. You must have a link back to the challenge blog in your post mentioning Bizzy Bec's Challenge.
5. PLEASE DO NOT link your entry to an old card, your entry must be new. "Unfortunately those entries that do not follow the RULES will be ineligible for the prize".
 


Bye for now...Bec, Carolyn, Debra, Francy, Karen, Kelly, Mandy, Michelle, Sally, Suzanne.
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February Challenge Winners....

A big thank you to everyone that entered the FEBRUARY Challenge
"ANYTHING GOES"
This month Bizzy Becs would like to congratulate:
All of us here at Bizzy Becs thought your card was just GORGEOUS - what a fabulous end result you created.. beautiful outside as well as inside.
You have won the  SURPRISE...
CC DESIGN STAMP..
  
donated from Bizzy Becs Online Store
fabulous range of Various Stamps, Dies and Embellishments for all your crafty needs and wants.

We are sure you will have lots of crafty fun creating with your  prize....
... please contact Bec at....bizzybec@gmail.com to claim your prize and don't forget to grab your Winners Badge from the sidebar to display proudly on your blog.

OUR TOP 3 November Awards go to :
#5 KT Fit Kitty
#7 Marjeta
#8 Mojka
These are listed in numerical order and we'd like to congratulate these amazing entries - outstanding creations everyone....please grab your Top 3 badge from the sidebar.

Don't forget to come back here tomorrow to see the NEW CHALLENGE and fabulous Inspiration from the wonderful Design Team Girls.
Cheers for now.....
 Bizzy Bec’s DT team.