Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Karen's candy!

Karen from Charmed Cards and Crafts is giving away this Amazing blog candy .... One person will get the whole lot and another will get the "Boy oh Boy" and "Sugar & Spice" bundles. These images are to die for.

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So pop across to her blog now and enter, runs till Jan 1st.

Thursday, 24 December 2009

Merry Christmas everyone!!!!!

Here is the card I made for my grandson made with the Digi stamps I won from the papertake weekly challenge.
I would also like to wish everyone a very merry christmas and a happy new year.

Thursday, 17 December 2009

4 Challenges in 1 !!!!!!!!

This card covers 4 challenges which is unusual for me and the first time for me to enter 3 of them as I have only just found them.
Simon says Challenge - The theme is Merry Christmas.
Pink Elephant Challenge _ The theme is Winter / Christmas
Creative Card Crew - The theme is Anything goes
Sophisticat Challenge - The theme is Chrismas Anything goes

This concertina card is for my sons girlfreiend .
Papers are papermania, stamps are forever friends sentiment created on the computer, I used a cheap stencil for the lettering from a walkaround shop which cost about £1. Used my oval nesties and as I dont have the scalloped ones I punched out some heart and placed them on the back to give the same affect. Mirror card and patterned glitter card from my stash.

Monday, 7 December 2009

3 in 1 Challenges!!!!!!!

The theme at A spoon full of sugar challenge is a non traditional xmas card. ( no red or green )
While the theme at the ABC Challenge is I is for Indigo blue.
Mo's Digital pencil challenge this week is to make a card for someone special on your list using any of the following colours ( red, green, gold, silver, blue )
Image is from Mo's digital pencil called Kai in the snow.
Papers are papermania, Flowers are from prima.

Friday, 4 December 2009

Crafty Calender Challenge Dt card #3

The theme for this month is Winter Sparkle with the added option of sparkle or bling.
Check out the DT's work Here
Image is called first snow from sassy studio designs coloured with copic markers and glamour dust added to the snow and coat. Edges have been distressed with Tim Holtz ink weathered wood. Papers are papermania, Flowers Prima, Ribbon and slider from stash.
This was my first attempt at an easel card although by the time you see this one I may have done a few others. I found this Photo snow globe for £1 printed off another image and added matching ribbon and ribbon slider.

Monday, 23 November 2009

Friday Sketchers Challenge!

There is a great Sketch to follow this week over at the Friday Sketchers blog. Image is from sketching stamper coloured with cosmic shimmer paints brad added fro detail. Papers are from my stash dont know the make. Charm and chipboard number from local walkaround WHAT!
I was asked to make an 18th card for a girl who likes shoes and bags. Not really sure if I like it I might try another one tomorrow.

Cute Card Thursday Challenge!

The Theme this week at Cute Card Thursday is Teen Terrors! My friends son turned 13 this week so here is my entry.
Image is Mikey from charmed cards & crafts coloured with copic markers. Papers are Basic Grey Numbers and sentiment from WHAT!

Sunday, 15 November 2009

Cupcake craft challenge, Colour Create & Cute card Thursday Challenges!!

The Cupcake craft challenge this week is called Snow much fun.
The colours this week at the Colour Create Challenge are Blue, Silver & White.
While over at Cute card thursday the theme is glitter me silly.
Image is from sassy studio designs called first snow and has been coloured with copic markers and glamour dust added to the snow and coat. Edges distressed with Tim Holtz ink weathered wood. Papers are papermania. Flowers are Prima. Ribbon and slider from stash.

Friday, 6 November 2009

Crafty Calender Challenge DT Card!

The theme for this month is weather with the added option of pearls. I couldn't resist this gorgeous image. I look forward to seeing what everyone else comes up with.

Image is from Mo's Digital Pencil calles Kai in the snow and has been coloured with copic markers and pearls added for snow. Edges distressed with Tim Holtz ink antique linen. Paper is papermania, Flowers and brad from my crafty stash.

Tuesday, 3 November 2009

No Cards Today!

No cards this week as my Grandson is in hospital. Bless him he has Bronchiolitis> He was really struggling to breath yesterday so the doctor sent them to hospital. Just getting ready to go down myself as soon as the kids are in school. Will be back with my DT card on friday.

Friday, 23 October 2009

Whiff of Joy & Colour create Challenges!!!

There is an amazing sketch to follow this week over at the Whiff of Joy Challenge blog.
While the theme for this weeek over at the Colour Create Challenge is All White except for the image which you can colour. and I must say that i really enjoyed this challenge.

Image is sitting bride & rose swing from Whiff of Joy coloured with copic markers and a little chalk around the edges and a little glamour dust added to the dress.
Papers are all from my stash including this lovely white vellum. I really had to dig deep for this one and I am really pleased with the outcome.

Thursday, 22 October 2009

Victoria Case GD card & A Spoonful of sugar challenge!

After winning the challenge the week before last I get to be this weeks GD and choose a rubber stamp of my choice.
The theme for this weeks Victoria Case Challenge is the colour combo Dk Brown, Red & Ivory.
Over at A Spoon full Of Sugar Challenge there is a great sketch to follow.

Image - Heidi from Victoria case Digi stamps coloured with copic markers and edges distressed with Tim Holtz ink antique linen. Papers were from Gina, Beer Glass die cut from a friend a few years ago. Sticky ribbon Kanban, Sentiment Eastern Treasures from What!

Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Pollycraft Challenge!

The Challenge this week at Pollycraft Challenge blog is to use the colours Tangarine, Turquoise & Chocolate. I wanted to keep this card simple so the image is the main focus.
Image - Sandra Dry Daddy and Leo and coloured with Copic markers and distressed with Tim Holtz ink antique linen, Papers are a free canon download, Stickt ribbon from Kanban

Monday, 12 October 2009

3 in 1 challenge card!

I am entering this card into the following challenges.
Stampin for the weekend - has the colour scheme Orange, Brown & Green.
Digital Tuesday - has the theme "Music to my ears".
Cute Card Thursay - the theme is So Charming (to use charms)
Image is Sandra Dry Rock chick, Papers are Dovecraft wild blossom, Sentiment is Inkadinkado and charm is for my stash. image has been coloured with copic markers and distressed with tim holtz ink.

Victoria Case, Cute card Thurs & Sketch Sat Challenges!

For these challenges I followed the fab sketch over at the Sketch Saturday Challenge Blog.
The theme for this week at the Victoria Case Challenge is Black & White with the hint of 1 other colour. While the theme this week at Cute Card Thursday is so Charming (use charms).
Image is Victoria case Digi stamp coloured with copic markers, Papers are from my stash embossed with cuttlebug embossing folder. Charm from stash.

Saturday, 10 October 2009

My Grandsons 1st birthday cake and cards!

Here is the cake that I made for Rhoans birthday. And also the piggy cakes that my daughter wanted I think they were more for her than the baby. We had a nice tea party but then I ended up rushing to the hospital with my Dad. Bless him he is 80 now and hasn't seen a doctor in over 10 years till yesterday. But all is okay thank god we just need to keep an eye on him. He has been over doing things and cutting down a 6ft hedge for neighbours. He won't be doing that again they will have to do it themselves as they are adout 25-30 years younger than him.
Oh well onto the cards.

This one is from my boys.
My daughters mum in law also asked my to make them a card for his birthday as if I didn't have enough to do. Lol!
Just a quickie as I have had a busy busy week. This Flippin kids decoupage remimds me of Rhoan as my daughter always says that he has a chubby bum and when you open the card you can see the chubby bum.

Friday, 2 October 2009

Whiff of Joy winter stamp kit!!

Katharina has the New Whiff of Joy stamp kit available to pre order over at her store. Just ckick on the picture to take you to the store and take a look at all the wonderful stamps she has in stock. These stamps are just the sweetest.

DT creation for Crafty Calender Challenge!

As this is my first post for the Crafty calender Challenge Design Team i wanted to do something I haven't done before. So I decided to dig out the papermania chipboard album that I bought last year to make a desktop calender.
As the theme for this month is autumn I thought I would get started with the month of October. What a wonderful month the wind in your hair all the wonderful colours and the crisp leaves beneath your feet. I really enjoyed this challenge and look forward to visiting everyones blogs to see all your gorgeous autumn creations.
Image - Whiff of joy coloured with Copic markers
Papers - Papermania simply elegant
Distressed with Tim Holtz ink - Antique linen
Calender tabs - Anita's

Wednesday, 30 September 2009

A Spoonful of sugar Challenge!

The theme for this week over at A Spoonful of Sugar challenge Blog is Christmas. so I decided to carry on with my calender so here is the month of December.
Image - Whiff of joy coloured with copic markers and cosmic shimmers, Flowers - Prima, Papers - Papermamia, Charm and brad from stash, Distressed with Tim Holtz ink weathered wood, Calender Tab - Anita's.

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Sugar bowl Challenge!!!

Ther is a great sketch and a fab colour schemeof pink & brown to follow this week over at The Sugar Bowl Challenge Blog.
Image is sugar nellie of course and coloured with copic markers. Papers are from BasicGrey, Ticket is an Inkadinkado stamp, Swirl is a sizzix die, Flowers and gems from stash. has been distressed using Tim Holtz ink Antique linen.

Thursday, 17 September 2009

Design Team Member !!!!!!!!!

Good Evening to you all!
I'm really delighted to tell you that I've been chosen as a Design Team member for the great new challenge blog Crafty Calendar Challenge which goes live on Oct 2nd!! It's a monthly challenge based on a relevant theme so you'll have plenty of time to think about your creation.. so be sure to come and join in with the fun!!!!!!!! I am looking forward to working with a talented team of ladies. How excited am I !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! a big thankyou to Georgia for choosing me.

Sunday, 13 September 2009

Friday Sketchers & Cute Card Thursday Challenges!

There is a great Sketch to follow this week over at the Friday Sketchers Blog. And the Theme this week at Cute Card Thursday is Pink & Green. Image - sugar nellie coloured with copic markers, Papers - BasicGrey, Gems - Papermania.

Friday, 11 September 2009

Simom says challenge!

The theme at the Simon says Challenge Blog this week is Oriental. Image is from Princess elemmiriel DevientART Here. Papers are K&Co designer mat pad. Sticky Ribbon is Kanban Flowers and jewl brads from stash. I also added a little coin to the ribbon in the centre of the book. My daughter loves this image so I thought I would make a start on some diaries ready for next year.

Sunday, 6 September 2009

Whiff of joy GD call !!!

Kathrina is having another GD call and as usual I just couldn't resist. Why not pop over and take a look HERE. I wanted to keep the layout quite simple so that the focus is on the image and I wanted to keep the colours quite neutral.
Papers are Basic Grey, Image of course Whiff of Joy coloured with copic markers and added gems for raindrops, Distressed with Tim Holtz ink antique linen,Swirls Die cut, Flowers from stash.

Thursday, 3 September 2009

A lovely award from Georgia!!!!!!!1

Hi there! I've just received this lovely award from Georgia and I'm going to pass it on now.
Thanks so much georgia!
The terms of this award are:
1. Make reference about the award on your blog.
2. Share five things you like to do.
3. Pass the award onto ten other bloggers and inform them.
Here are the five things I like to do most:
- Spend time with my family.
- Having lunch with a good friend.
- Taking my little boy to school.
- Make cards.
- Knitting fot my grandson.
I would like to pass this award to: Vicki, Denise, Gina, Dawn, Bev, Chrissie, Steph, Karen, Vicki & Tara G

Sunday, 30 August 2009

Cute Card Thursday & Stampin for the Weekend Challenges!

Cute card thursday's challenge is called New Beginings and the challenge over at Stampin for the Weekend is anything Baby. Image is Forever friends, Paper is craft creations, Ribbon ,Gems and charm from stash.

Thursday, 27 August 2009

Victoria Case Challenge Guest Designer Card!

Here is my Guest Designer card for the Victoria Case Challenge Blog! Victoria has some fab Digi Stamps and some freebies for you to try too! She also has a great collection of Rubber Stamps. So why not pop over to her store and take a look HERE.
The theme for this weeks challenge is Brown & Blue I thought this image called Western heat was perfect. Papers are a mix or BasicGrey Boxer but for the smaller strip I used a free canon download. Stickyback denim was from my local craft shop with my poor attempt at stitching to make a pocket. Brads and ribbon from stash. I wanted to keep the layout quite simple as the image says it all.

Here is the card with the matching gift box that I decided to make but I couldn't get a good photo of them both together.