Saturday, 31 August 2013

It's beginning to look alot like Christmas

Hello all, Well its still busy busy busy at Castle HQ, orders are slowly coming in and events are getting booked in ready for Christmas yay!!! 

So over the past few weeks I have been busy crafting away with Christmas products *hehehehe*

Firstly I have some Christmas Cards to share with you and then my Bookatrix Keepsakes I will warn you all there is a few new products, I must say i'm enjoying making the Bookatrix's more than standard cards at the moment, but this is because of how special they are and how great they look when they are complete.

Here are the Christmas Cards

Now for the Christmas Bookatrix Keepsakes.

Every part of these Keepsake cards are all done by hand and alot of work and dedication goes into these to make them unique and one of a kind. These can also be done to your specifications for any occasion possible, the possibilities are endless, you can contact me through Facebook at Kelly's Enchanted Castle.

The image on this one is from Delicious Doodles and is called Festive Wreath
It has been coloured in using Promarkers

So as you can see it is all go at HQ, with making new stock ready for upcoming events etc, Today is going to be another busy day crafting

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Crafty Goings On!!!

Hey all!!!
Well it's been a busy few weeks with making new stock mostly Christmas Cards ready for up coming events that I have been asked to attend, some of the Christmas Cards have Delicious Doodles digi's on them of cause it has to be done so here they are 

On this card I have used Christmas Snowflake Border and Snow Cuddles 

On this card I have used Christmas Holly Border and Queen Of Holly 

So there we have the Christmas Cards and now for my new Bookatrix Keepsake Cards 

Forever Friends Christmas Bookatrix 

 Minnie Mouse First Birthday Bookatrix 

 Mickey Mouse First Birthday Bookatrix

 Twins Bookatrix Card 

So as you can see I have been quite busy, I still have some Bookatrix cards to finish and still want to make a few more Christmas Cards plus some custom orders to finish one being a numtum birthday card for a repeat customer, so keep your eyes open for that and the rest of my bookatrix cards.


Friday, 16 August 2013

Delicious Doodles Challenge #49 Christmas In August

Hello all, well I hope you are all coping well during the summer holidays and having a lovely time what ever it is you are doing

Yes you guessed it, it is challenge time again over at 

This weeks challenge is 

Yes we have mentioned Christmas uh oh!!!

So to enter all you need to do is make a project that goes to the theme above it can be anything. If you use a Delicious Doodles image you can enter twice, but if you do not use a Delicious Doodles image you may only enter the once.
The winner of the challenge is chosen by a random thingy, and you could win 5 yes 5 digi images of your choice, Don't forget if you do use a Delicious Doodles image you will  also be spotlighted. Good Luck

So here is my DT Piece for this weeks challenge :) I decided to go for a creepy theme instead of a traditional Christmas make 

For this piece I have used Pile O' Bones Paper and Skully Santa

To do this card, I used a blank 8x8 card 
Firstly I chose my backing paper and printed this off, also my image and sentiment once these were all printed off I then coloured in the Skully Santa using my promarkers, the colours I have used are:
Pastel Beige, Khaki, Poppy, Berry Red, Warm Grey 3, Cool Aqua, Purple and Emerald

Once he was all coloured in I then cut him out by hand and the same with the backing paper, I then got some glittered black card and cut this to size I also used my corner punch on the Pile o' Bones paper. I then stuck both my packing papers down onto my blank card, I then added my black feather some pearls and the black flower.

I then used my foam tape on Skully Santa and made this stand out from the card by layering up the foam tape and then stuck this to my backing papers

Lastly I added a strip of black ribbon along the bottom and mounted my sentiment on top of this and finished the whole card off by adding some diamantés to the ribbon on each side of the sentiment

I hope you all have lots of fun with this challenge and it gets you into the Christmas mood, I really enjoyed doing this piece as it's different from the usual Christmas makes I do 
Have fun!!


Friday, 9 August 2013

Challenge #48 Butterflies

Hey Hey everyone, 
Well I hope you are all enjoying the summer holidays and having plenty of fun, I also hope the kiddies are behaving themselves and staying safe.

Soooo it's that time of week over at Delicious Doodles yes you guessed it - it's challenge time

This weeks challenge is 

We would love to see Delicious Doodles images on your creations, but it is not a requirement.

If you do use a Delicious Doodles image you can enter TWICE, and you get to be spotlighted next week!

Sorry folks, in the interest of fairness to all we only allow ONE ENTRY per person, unless using a DD image. You can combine entries with as many other challenges as you like. 

So here is my piece for this week's challenge 
I have used the image "Fairy Fae"

And here it is all boxed up

The way I did my bookatrix keepsake calendar card: I first started off by choosing my image and printing it off, once it was printed I then coloured it in using my Promarker pens the colours I have used are:
Hot Pink, Tulip Yellow, Cool Aqua, Orchid, Baby Pink, Oatmeal, Cocoa

Once my image was coloured in I then cut it all out, now to make the bookatrix, I used my Glitter Girls embossing board to do each layer on the bookatrix, once these were all done on the board I then cut each layer out and then decorated the edges with peel off border stickers.

Now all the layers were cut out and decorated around the edges I then stuck them into position using double sided tape, and foam pads to give the pages a little more shape, I then added my image to the left-hand side and my Calendar to the right-hand side,Then I added some satin ribbon down the centre and a small bow with a bell to the top.

That is the bookatrix all finished, now for the gift box, I used a eazi-score board to make my base and lid, the lid took a little longer as I then added a window into it in the same shape as the bookatrix. I did this by using a template to draw around and then used my craft knife and carefully cut out the window, once it was all cut out I then cut my Acetate to the correct size and added this on the inside of the lid, Before building the lid up I then, decorated the edge with peel off border stickers. 

Now the lid and base could be made up which is pretty simple its a matter of folding all sides up and sticking the tabs to the sides.

And there we have my Bookatrix Calendar Keepsake


Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Special Keepsake

Hello all well I have been busy these last few days with paper work for Staffordshire Sands, also had my brother, sister-in-law and nephew visiting at the weekend which was lovely, I must say though I never realised how much I miss them all until they come to visit and they go back home.

Anyway today's post is all about a special Bookatrix Keepsake card I have made for my dad for his birthday which is tomorrow :) he will be 63 OMG!!! and he does not look it despite all of his health problems.

So here it is 

I have gone with the fishing theme as my dad is fishing mad, so I have used a lovely Wellington Bear decoupage topper, some lovely fishing grosgrain ribbon and the sentiment on the right I have done on my computer and then printed it out.

Here is a close up of the verse I have put on the right hand side

I made up my bookatrix by using my Glitter Girls embossing board, I scored out all four layers and then cut them out by hand decorated the edges with peel off stickers and then layered it all up, once it was all layered up I then added the decoupage topper and my sentiment.

To finish it off I then added some Candies to two of the opposite corners and added a heart diamanté to the sentiment, All I need to do now is to make up a box for it and give it to my dad tomorrow :)


Friday, 2 August 2013

Challenge #47 - Anything Goes - Delicious Doodles

Hello all well, here we are another fantastic challenge over at 

This time both team can take part due to not all members taking part because of the summer holidays, but some of us wanted to carry on during the holidays so it keeps us out of mischief ;), This weeks challenge is:

So to win 5 of the fabulous images all you need to do is enter the challenge with a recent make that goes to the theme which is easy enough as it is Anything Goes. If you use a Delicious Doodles image you may enter the challenge twice, but if you do not you can only enter the once.

Here is my inspiration piece for you all

For thsi challenge I decided to make a Easel card, so to do this I used a piece of A4 black card and my Easy Score board and scored my lines, I then folded them to make the easel card, once this was done I then concentrated on my centre image, which is Steampunk Sally I then printed this off and then coloured  it in using my promarkers. 
The colours I have used are:
Magenta, Hot Pink, Oatmeal, Azure, Gold, Warm Grey 3, and Emerald

Once this was coloured in I then cut it out and rounded off the edges using my corner punch, I then got my peel off stickers and put some corners on the back panel and the base panel. I then stuck my image onto the centre and put 2 red feathers either side of the image.

Lastly I then took one of my 21st verse sentiments and placed it into the centre of the base as this would be used as the stopper for the card also. Now that this was all done I finished the card off by using some 21st peel off stickers to put a 21 key each side of the verse with happy on one side and birthday on the other under each key.

I hope you all have lots of fun with this challenge, and I hope you get some inspiration from my card


I would also like to enter this into the following challenges 
Scrap-Creations - Anything Goes