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Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Whimsy Stamps September release blog hop day 3....

Welcome to the ... Whimsy Stamps September release BLOG HOP!
The Whimsy Stamps DT and GDT have been sharing some amazing creations made with the new stamps and dies over the last couple of days, and today we are celebrating their release with a GRAND BLOG HOP! The hop starts today (Wednesday September 17th at 12.00PM noon ET) and ends on Friday September 19th at 12.00pm noon ET. If you would like to hop along with us today, please CLICK HERE to start the hop at Debbie's blog. For today's project, I have inked up .....Time for Tea's Secret Stocking.
I coloured her with my Spectrums
Skin:FS4,5,6,8,TN2,3,4
Hair:GB2,8,10,EB3,5,
Clothes:DR7,5,CR7
B/ground:EB2,1,
The papers once again are Bazzill Basics "Nordic pines", I used a Joy Snowflake die and finished with a sparkly heart 




One lucky hopper will win a $25 gift certificate! To enter the draw, simply leave a comment at EVERY stop along the hop by 12.00pm noon on Friday September 19th. Here is a complete blog hop list in hopping order:
Thanks so much for visiting today. Happy hopping!
thanks for sharing in this hop with me... I (heart) to see you all here...
 I would like to enter this in...
1.Through the craftroom door -Anything goes
2.Completely Xmas - Anything goes
3.Openminded crafting - Roll out the red
4.Treasured times - Anything goes
5.Creative fingers - Anything goes
6.Miss Muffet - anything goes
 Thanks for popping by....
hugs xxx

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Whimsy Stamps Holiday Release

Hi Whimsy fans and welcome to Day 2 of our ... 2014 Holiday Release - Part 1
This week we are releasing 22 *BRAND NEW* red rubber stamps/stamp sets and 7 *BRAND NEW* coordinating die/die sets, and they will be available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store and selected Whimsy Stamps retailers ... TOMORROW! We are thrilled to welcome Linda, Lis and Stephanne as our Guest Designers for this release. We are also excited to welcome some of our artists as guest designers this month. Welcome ladies! Yesterday we sneak peeked the new Crissy Armstrong, Meljen Designs, Elisabeth Bell and Raindrop Echo Designs products. Today we are excited to show you the brand new Art by Mi Ran, Time for Tea Designs, Wee Stamps and SC Design stamps and dies being released this month. For a full reveal of these products, hop on over to the Whimsy blog! For today's project, I inked up ..... 
Mi Ran's "Filling the stockings" ... how fabulous is she??? 



I colloured her up with my Spectrums 
Hair:GB2,8,10,EB3,5, pencils 112,110
Skin;FS4,5,6,8,TN2,3,4, pencils 005,009,035,91
Clothes:DR7,6,4,CR7,pencils 25
The papers are from Bazzill called "Nordic Pines" , then I stamped out the faboulous Xmas lights , coloured them up and added glossy accents before attaching them to my twine.
Of, course it isn't a Christmas card without a helping of glitter..... 




PRIZE ALERT ... We have hidden a fabulous prize of a $15 GIFT CERTIFICATE at one of the stops on today’s hop! We will draw the lucky winner from the comments left here and on today’s design team posts (listed below), so be sure to visit everyone and leave a comment at every stop to be entered into the draw.
Bev Rochester Shannah Bartle Mi Ran (GDT) Ellie Stover Debbie Eastman Iris Wiechmann Lis Murphy (GDT) Danni Bindel Jacque Beddingfield Be sure to visit the Whimsy blog again tomorrow for the release day grand hop! Thanks so much for visiting today. Happy hopping!
I would like to enter this in the following challenges..
1.Artistic inspirations - Anything goes /Bling
2.Sparkle N Sprinkle -Glitter, emb powder, or flocking
3.Crafty Hazlenuts Xmas Extra- Xmas
4.My perfect life - Xmas 
 Thanks for popping by... I hope you will join me for the big finale tomorrow

Hugs xxx

My Mum's Craft Shop Inspiration - A Beary happy birthday

Hello my lovelies.... it doesn't seem to be a minute since my last post for MMCS last week, it gets scary doesn't it ???
 Anyway time to share my latest make for MMCS , and I have used this cute bear and some fun papers...



The papers are "Its a celebration" from Carta Bella, the cute furry fella is "Fluffy Bear balloon" , coloured with my Spectrums
Fur:GB21,2,8,10,PP4,EB1&2
Balloon:DR6,3,CR7
The background was done with a stencil and my Baja breeze ink pad....


I dotted on a couple of bright buttons from the fab embellies you can get for just £1.... the sentiment is LOTV, I think.... 
So, I just need to enter this in.... 
1.Crafty Boots - Anything goes 
2.Oh la la - Birthday boy
3.Without words- Its a celebration (Hope its CAS enough, ladies)
4.Addicted to Stamps - man or boy
5.Jellypark -, pets or animals
6.The Squirrel & the Fox- For a male
 Thanks for popping by this morning... I have something exciting to share this afternoon..
 Hugs x

Monday, 15 September 2014

Tiddly Inks Challenge - Pop of colour

Hey guys!!
Didyou enjoy your weekend.???? 
I have a card to share before I crack on with my blog posts for the week ahead... Exciting stuff to follow peeps ;-)
I so wanted to get a an image coloured up for the Tiddly Inks "Pop of Colour" challenge, so I grabbed a moment yesterday afternoon.. and here is the results...


The papers are Echo Park Summer bliss, and the image is "Thanks fairy much  " . I coloured her up with my Spectrums..
Hair:GB1,2,8,10,EB3,5,
Skin:FS4,5,6,8,TN2,3,4
Clothes:DG3,CG4-1,PP6,5,4,2,CR7DR7,5
Background:IB1,2,IG1-4 
I added the dots with my Posca pen
The flower is from my Die-namics blueprints 14 


 So, there you have it... I would like to enter her in the following challenges...
1.Tiddly Inks - Pop of colour
2.Lacy Sunshine - Something with wings
3.613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
4.Suzy Bee's - Anything goes
5.A Creative Romance - Anything goes
6.Art by MiRan - Anything goes
Thanks for popping by..
Stay tuned this week woncha?? 
I have lots of fabulous stuff to share !
Hugs xxxx

Friday, 12 September 2014

The Great North run ?????

Hello my lovelies the weekend is upon us...  and i can kick back and relax once todays shift is done..
 Last weekend we had a little jaunt up to Newcastle for the Great north Run... my hubby , his youngest son and my daughter were running it.... Me??? we I did the Bupa 5K the day before... hehehe
so, hubs needed some cards to thanks his many sponsors, he raised almost £1000 for Scope...


 Here one of them , using a real fun image from the lovely Zoe at Make it Crafty..... This is "Brian jogging"....
He is coloured with my Spectrums..... 
Skin:FS4,5,6,8,TN2,3,
Hair:GB2,8,10
Clothes:IG5-10, black,HB3,2,1,LV2,TB3,2,1
Background:GG3,2,1,blender


The sentiment is Paper Smooches "Blissful Banners" , I just 3d'd it on to finish... a quick CAS card...
I would like to enter this in...
1. 4 Krafty Girlz- Anything goes 
2.Aud sentiments - The men in our lives 
3.Creative Knockouts - Outdoors
4.My Heart pieces - use a digi
 Thanks for popping by have a great weekend..
 Hugs xxx

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - Fall

Hello my lovelies...... Time once again for another fab challenge at Mo's Digital Pencil  where the theme is "Fall"... ( Autumn to us Uk folk)....
 As soon as I saw this adorable image, I KNEW I had to get her coloured up..... 



This is Amanita , isn't she just the cutest???? 
 I have coloured her up with my Spectrums..
Skin:FS4,5,6,8,TN2,3,4,pencils 06,09,91,35
Hair:IG8 ,6,4,
Clothes:EB2,1,TN1,BG5,IG5,3,1, 
Mushroom:TN7,6,GB6,3,2,BG8,5,3,1,
Wings:HB2,1,GG2,1 blender pencils79,80,39
B/ground:BG3,EB2,1,blender ,DG3,CG4,3,2,1,CT2,LY3,2,1,
DG4,LG5,4,CG4,3,2,1,


 The papers are Nancy Rowe Janitz "Spring Fling" digital papers....
So, check out the delicious makes from the rest of the Mo's team... and get your best colouring head on..... 
I will see you over there...
 I would like to enter this in..
1.Creative Inspirations - Anything goes/sketch
2.Going grey with Scrap creations - Fav embellishment (die cut flowers)
3.2 Cute Ink - Anything goes
4.LunaMoonbeams - Fairyland
5.Bearly Mine - Autumn colours
6.Live Love Crafts - things with wings 
 thanks for popping by...
 Hugs xx 

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

My Mum's Craft shop inspiration- Baby's first birthday

Hey guys.... Oh Oh , I am late......
Yep, my Tuesday inspirational card is going up live now... eeeeep!
I have had a kinda hectic weekend... more of that with my next post...... 
But, first things first... my MMCS inspiration card...
 I quick make again my lovelies.... so I grabbed a topper from my Hobby house set "its a boy" and this is the end result... 


The papers are Echo Park "Bundle of Joy : Boy", and the sentiment is from the Paper Smooches "Blissful Banners


 Bingo!!! thats a real quick card!!! 
I do hope you can check out the rest of the week over at MMCS for more inspiation from those super talented DT gals...
 I would like to enter this in...
1.Crafty Sentiments - Spots &/or stripes 
2.Crafting from the heart - Anything goes
3.Crafty Bloggers - Anything goes
4.Card & Scrap - Anything goes
5.Cards galore encore - make a card
6.Ladybug crafts - Anything goes 
 Thanks for popping in for my latest post... be right back...
 Hugs