Saturday, 30 September 2017

Cute Witch

Hey Hey 

Today is new challenge day over at A Perfect Time To Craft and this months challenge is sponsored by 

So for my inspiration piece I have used the lovely Cute Witch Digi Stamp and here is what I have done.

For this piece I used the following Products:
5x7 Card
Cute Witch Digi
Spectrum Noir Markers
Master Detective Paper - Graphic 45
Black and Orange Corestock Card
Flower Embellishment

As you can see on my focal image the lovely witch is stood in front of a tree which I hand sketched and coloured into the image to add some depth to it.

I hope you have enjoyed seeing my inspiration and don;t forget to check out the other inspiration makes by the other wonderful Design Team ladies

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Friday, 29 September 2017

Home Sweet Home

Hi all

Well can you believe it, it is challenge number 100 over at Scrapping4FunChallenges, this months theme is Animals
 Sponsored by:

For my inspiration piece I have used Bird House 

For this card I have used the following products:
Spectrum Noir Markers
Ornate Frame Die
Petal Lu Flowers
5x7 Blank Card

I hope that my card has given you some inspiration, I can not wait to see what you all create for this challenge.

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Fairyland Keepsake Box

Hi all

Today I have a new keepsake box I have been working on over the last few days to show you all, this beauty is going to be available to purchase in another Market Night I am taking part in.

So lets get to showing you the keepsake box

I absolutely love how this turned out and I will most definitely be doing more, Now to show you the rest of the box

Now for the inside of the box 

And last but not least a final picture of the top of the box 

I hope you have enjoyed seeing my latest keepsake box and you like it as much as I do and it gives you some inspiration.

Now to tell you all where you will be able to purchase this piece.... This will be available in the Mystical Magical Myth Market Night on the 4th November - 5th November. There will be more products from me available on the night and from other sellers, I hope you will join us and do some online shopping from the comfort of your own home.

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Christmas Fairy

Hi all

Well it is new challenge day over at Day Dreamer Challenges and the theme for this month's challenge is:
Anything Goes

This months challenge is sponsored by:

Here is my inspiration using Chrissy the Christmas Spirit Fairy

For this creation I used the following products:
Spectrum Noir Markers
5x7 Card

I hope this has given you some inspiration and I can not wait to see what you do for this challenge. 

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Friday, 22 September 2017

3D Witch Hat

Hi all.

Today's blog post is to share with you all my creation I have done for the monthly progressive challenge over at Simply Betty.

I wanted to do something a little different this month instead of the usual card or mixed media piece, as soon as I saw this month's image I knew straight away what I was going to do.

3D Witch's Hat

For this creation I used the following products:
Spectrim Noir Markers
Designer Series Paper
Black Soot - Distress Ink

I hope you have enjoyed seeing what I have done for the progressive challenge and that it gives you some inspiration. I really enjoyed making this 3D project and then decorating it making sure I followed the guidelines for the challenge.

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Steampunk Skull Mixed Media Keepsake Box

Hi All

Welcome back to another blog post, Today's post is a mixed media piece which I have created for the Samhain/Halloween Market Night I am taking part in, so the box will be available to purchase from there.. All details of this will be at the end of this post.

Now let's get to showing you all the Keepsake Box

The whole box has been made from medium weight chipboard which has then been given a generous coating of Black Gesso.

The lid features a beautiful Steampunk Skull which has been achieved using a mixture of products including Copper Guilding Flakes, It also features some cogs which have been cue from greay board these have then been painted black and then given a highlight of metallic copper paint 

On the sides and front again there is more of the cogs

The closure is magnetic so it can be kept closed and is easy to open

The inside of the box has been lined with some beautiful metallic grey textured card stock.

I hope you have liked seeing my keepsake box and if you are interested in purchasing it, you will find it over at The Crafty Witchette's Samhain/Halloween Market Night  

There will be plenty of other handmade products which have been made by talented crafters from all over the world.

Don't forget I now also have an Etsy store which can be found here - The Crafty Bat
My Facebook Page: The Crafty Bat (My creations and Stampin' Up! can be found on here)
Instagram: The Crafty Bat.

Xx The Crafty Bat xX 

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Flutterby Bright

Hi all

Today is NEW challenge day over on the Sheepski Designs Facebook Group as always the theme is Anything Goes.

So for my inspiration piece this month I wanted to do some mixed media art and I have used the lovely Flutterby digi stamp

So here is what I have been busy creating

To create this mixed media canvas the products I have used are as follows:
Flutterby Digi Stamp 
Distress Crayons
Dylusions Ink Sprays
Dylusions Stencil
Texture Paste
Brick Wall Stencil
Kaiser Mists
Indigoblu Metallic Paint
Stickles - Star Dust 

I hope this canvas has inspired you for this months challenge and I can not wait to see what you do. Don't forget you can use my code SKIKELLY10 to get a discount on your digi's from SheepSki Designs 

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Hallows Eve Mini Album

Hi all

Hope you are all well and have been busy crafting away or been getting inspiration from my posts.

Today I have another NEW Mini Album to share with you all which again has been made to go on sale in the market night. I will put all the info about this at the end of the post.

Now let's take a look at the mini album

The mini album front cover is interactive. The cards on the front can be moved to you can stack them all behind the top card or fan them out like pictured or fan them out the other way. This also means youc an move each card to take a proper look at the one behind.

Now for the inside of the album

Doesn't this album look awesome. I absolutely love this one and it is going to be hard to part with it but it has been specially made for the market night so I need to let it go hehe.

The mini album is approx 5x5 inches square and features a mixture of top quality designer series papers, card stock and the cover is made from chipboard. On the inside there is some flips and pockets with inserts.

The album can hold 18 3x4 inch photographs and a few other smaller size photographs, you can also add some little keepsakes inside the album, do some journalling what ever you like to make it your own.

Now where can you get this beauty and an array of other stunning products from?

This is being held on Facebook and is going to be an amazing event full of stunning handcrafted products from all over the world, so please do come and check it out.

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Sunday, 17 September 2017

Spellicious Tall Envelope Mini Album

Hi all

Today I have a new product make to share with you all which I have made for a Halloween/Samhain market night I am honoured to be taking part in. 

Here is one of two mini albums I have made for this event

On the front cover I have used some beautiful ephemera which is apart of the Spellcast range which matches the papers I have used for this album. I have also added on some stunning handmade flowers by Petal Lu and a lovely latch.
When the album is opened up this is how it looks

Now lets take a look inside this album

As you can see some of the stunning papers in this album have beautiful gold foiling on them and I have to admit my favourite papers out of this range are the rose and spider web paper and the moths, the pictures really do not do these papers justice.

The album features some flip out parts which are maginatized and each part has an insert so there is even more room to add your pictures, journal-ling, keepsakes or what ever you like. It would make a lovely Spell Mini Album to keep them safe.

This album will be available to be purchased in the Halloween/Samhain Market night 

Here is where you will find the Market Night. I hope you will join us and take a look at all the stunning handmade creations which are up for sale for this event. 

Xx The Crafty Bat xX