Saturday, 26 July 2014

The Ribbon Girl July Colour Challenge - Aqua/Turquoise

hey guys!! hold on to your hats... a last minute post from me to share my latest make, for the Ribbon Girl challenge which closes in less than and hour and a half... talk about cutting it fine!!
 I haven't coloured a LOTV for ages and was itching to colour on up... then I saw the challenge over at The Ribbon Girls... and here it is....... 

The papers are mix of digi papers cos I was frantically tryin' to find some Aqua!So, add a little lace , some vellum, a tag , ribbon, button and stickles. and there you go.... 
the stamp is "Little mermaid 2" , and I coloured her with my spectrums..


 I have added lots of liquid pearls too for bubbles... and the die cut is a Spellbinders "Stately Circles" die. the sentiment is from TLC....
So, off to link this one up , double quick.... 
1.The Ribbon Girl Challenge- Aqua/Turquoise 
2.Art By Miran - Anything goes  
3.Crafty Catz- Anything goes
4.Digitally Sweet - Embellish it (papers are digi)
5.QKR Stampede- Swimming 
6.Paper Shelter - Anything goes Hope you will pop back soon...have a great weekend!!! 

Friday, 25 July 2014

Festival Lily - All Dressed Up

Hello all, once again, I have a little something to share today... this one is just for me :-)
There's a competition running over at Kit & Clowder on Facebook... to colour in a fabulous FREE image from All Dressed Up stamps.. from the pen of the lovely Wendy Burns.
so, with me having a little holiday from work, I finally found time to colour her up.....

The bonus is the papers were freebies too.... Now if you are not a member of the K&C FB group, (or blog) see what you're missing????? 
the papers were from the lovely Michele Roos... and were part of her vintage fall collection... you can see more here on her Etsy page... I also  used her papers on this card... 

so, I coloured "Festival Lily" up with my Spectrums..
Skin:FS4,5,6,8,9,TN2,3,4 ,pencils 35,09.91
Clothes : IG6,DR7,4,PP6,5,4,2,1,
I added a few liquid pearls dots in white, and some stickles.... . The elaborate corners are from Die-namics called "Four Corners".... 
So, thats all really, I added a little lace, white gesso, and a lots of distressing... voila , shabby chic-ish..hehe!
So, all thats left is to enter this in...
1.Crafters Cafe- Anything goes
2.Fresh Brewed - Summer (Festival?)
3.Moo mania - Anything goes
4.Penny's paper Crafty - Anything goes
5.Whimsy Inspiration- Summertime ( festivals) 
6.Totally Gorjuss - Butterflies
 Thanks for joining me all this week, its great to be back... I have a few more things up my sleeve yet.. stay tuned!!
Hugs xx

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge- Things with wings

Hello... me again... yep,I know, just like buses my posts... None for ages then 3 in as many days!
Okay, today sees the launch of the latest challenge over at Mo's Digital Pencil, where the theme is "Things with wings" 
I have coloured up this gorgeous fairy with matching sewing themed papers... 

This little cutie is called "Fairy Needle" and I have coloured her with my Spectrums...
Skin: FS4,5,6,8,9,TN2,3
 Clothes & wings:BT5,4,3,1,HB3,PP5,2,1

The papers are Carta Bella "Sew lovely" , I have used lots of cotton lace from my stash, and some organza ribbon roses.. a pinch of rose coloured twine, and the scissors charm to finish . Perfecto!!! 
so, check out the loveliness from the rest of Mo's Dt girlies... and give the challenge a go.... I am sure you have a fairy from Mo ( or two) wishing to be coloured up...
 I would like to enter this in the following..
1.Fan-tastic Tuesday- Anything goes
2.Deep Ocean - lots of layers
3.Creative moments - Anything goes
4.Little Miss Muffet - Anything goes
5.613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
6.Just inspirational - 3 layers or more
7. The Shabby Tea Room - Sweet Shabby
thanks for joining me today.... I am sure it won't be long before I am back again to share another make
Have a super crafty day, 
Hugs xxx

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Make it mini with Tiddly inks

Hello my lovelies... yep, back with a vengeance maybe?? hehe..
 I had a chance to colour up one of those awesome images from Tiddly Inks challenge for their "Make it mini" theme... 
I made a super dinky tag sized card using this cayuuute birthday gal!!!
she has a fabulous bunch of birthday balloons... who could they be for??/ Oh yeah!!...Me :-) Yep, its my birthday today.... hurrah!!! 

So using a C6 card, I cut out my tag using the die from the Die-namics 14 set (Ithink) .... I printed off my image called "Starry Birthday" and set about colouring her... 
Balloons & background: CR7,PP6,5,2,CG4,3,1,CT4,3,1,GT2,1,&BT1,blender

So, I would like to enter this in 
1.Tiddly Inks- Tiny Creations
2.Crafty Sentiments - hand coloured image 
3.Ladybug crafts ink - CAS
4.Emerald Fairies - Birthday
5.Cards Galore encore- digi or rubber stamp
6.Lia Stampz- Anything goes
So, thanks for popping by, and especially on my special day.... I am off to enjoy the sunshine... catch ya tomorrow!
Lis xxxx

Tuesday, 22 July 2014


Hello ,hello, hello!!!
I guess you guys have been wondering where the devil I have been???
 Well... we went to spend some time with relatives ... firstly in Harrogate to catch the Tour De France.. and then we went to share my daughter's graduation day...I must say it was a very proud day as she graduated from her honours degree with a first !!!! 
So,I thought it was time to knuckle down and share my latest make for My Mum's Craft Shop it is....

I coloured this fabulous Saturated Canary "Grad girl 2013" image with my Spectrums 
and used this fab Graduation Accents from Die-namics , which fits perfectly onto a C6 card.... The background was created by dropping a few drops of blender ink from the dropper in the bottle... et voila!!! 
I LOVE this die'll be seeing a lot more of it , hehe
so, all thats left to do is enter this in...
1.2 Cute Ink - Anything goes
2.Crafting from the Heart- Anything goes
3.My Craft Creations - Anything goes 
4.Crazy Challenge - Die cuts & punches
5.Di's Digi's - Die cuts &/or punches
6.Suzy Bee's - anything goes
 Thanks for stopping by, I will be back soon, I promise!!
Hugs xxx

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil - Boys birthday

hello my lovelies... so happy to see you today...
I have a DT make to share for Mo's Digital Pencil for our theme , chosen by the lovely Franz...."Boys Birthday" 
I chose this fab image called the "Tin Man"  and some basic Grey papers.. and here is the result ....

I coloured him up with my Spectrums... and used the fabulous Die-namics "Bright lights " alphabet dies 

check out the gorgeous inspiration from the rest of the DT, and give the challenge a go, why don't ya??? I will see ya there xxx
I would like to enter this in..
1.Creative Card Crew- Masculine
2.Digi Chooseday- punches/ dies
3.Fan- tastic Tuesday- Anything goes
4.Through The Craft Room Door- Anything goes
5.Bearly Mine - Lets go digital
6.Cards Galore Encore - use a stamp
 thanks for popping by..
 Hugs xxx

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop inspiration

Hello my lovelies.... I am heading away for a short break, and am frantically blogging ahead to keep you updated with the latest theme over at My Mum's Craft Shop. Its a free week, and I went with a pre-coloured topper and some lush papers...

The topper is from the "Emily panels" from Wild Rose Studio, and the papers are My Minds Eye Record it "Follow your heart". 
I added lots of layers, Kraft vellum and those yummy papers... even my flowers are vellum, for a different twist.... 

Go check out the rest of the inspiration from the DT girls over at MMCS... and don't forget there is a "Summer or bright colours" themed challenge running too !
I would like to enter this in...
1.Crafting musketeers -Summertime
2.Ladybug Crafts - Summer flowers
Gotta dash.... Back soon!
Hugs xxx