Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Top Tip Tuesday #58

Good Top Tip Tuesday Morning

Did you all have a 'Spooktacular' Halloween last night - I hope so and if your Trick or Treat projects last week were anything to go by you all had fun too :)
We hope you enjoyed out Tipper Week too - we do love to share our Top Tips with you all.

This week our Challenge for you is....

'Make Your Own Papers or Background!'

Our wonderfully talented Samantha has written a fun tutorial for you
...Background papers with Impressibilities!

Our fab sponsors for this week are...

Prize - 2 Digi Images


Karen's Doodles

Winner will receive 3 digis from Karen's doodles of their choice.

We had some gorgeous Digi images to play with this week from Karen's Doodles and I chose the gorgeous Fairy Fun for my card.......

She's not s'posed to be a Christmas Fairy but dressed in the right colours she looks pretty seasonal, don't you think?

I made my background with a wad of 'Bubble-Wrap' as a stamp! How cool is that!
I used Brilliance Ink in 'Moonlight White'. I'm quite pleased with how it turned out too!

...and of course I just had to write a suitable sentiment in Word!
The sweet little Digi fairy was coloured using Promarkers and I'm just loving the extra fine nibs you can now buy for them - thing is I've only got 6 at the moment so have to be selective with my fine colouring until I get more!!!

So get those inks/chalks/mist sprays/etc out and start making some backgrounds - we can't wait to see them!

Some Challenges I'd like to enter my card into....

Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes

Pollycraft Monday - Anything Goes

Papertake - Anything Goes

Carisma Cardz - Anything Goes

Winter Wonderland - CaS Christmas

PCJ - Use a Digi


  1. Great card Carol I LOVE your background that Rocks!! gonna have to try that one! :0)

  2. What the total cuteness! Those little red lips of hers are just awesome. :)
    Your blog header is fantastic...a constant reminder that I'm not even started, but awesome none the less. ;)
    Lisa xx

  3. gorgeous card carol.i love the sweet image and your background is stunning ;D

    xx coops xx

  4. what a gorgeous creation, thank you so much for sharing your beautiful work with us at the Winter Wonderland this week
    Hugs Kate xx
    PS I have some candy if you are interested:)

  5. Super CAS card hun, what a great entry for this week's Winter Wonderland. Thanks for joining us. Hugs Sxx

  6. Gorgeous card, I love your background and may just have to try it, now where's that bubblewrap..... :o)
    Jackie xx

  7. Super cute card, thanks for sharing at Papertake this week,

    Liz x

  8. Hi Carol :)

    This is just adorable hun! Gorgeous image and background!

    Thanks so much for playing at Charisma Cardz this week,



  9. This is great, love the fairy.
    Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderlandthis week.
    Hugs Sally xxx

  10. Beautiful card and I love the way you made the background paper. I would never think to use bubble wrap but it looks fabulous. Adorable image and fabulous coloring too. Thank you for joining the Pollycraft Challenge.

  11. This is a fabulous Christmas card!
    Thanks for playing along in our Anything Goes challenge this week over at Pollycraft :o)