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Saturday, 28 August 2010

CES Challenge #1

hello to you all.. happy bank holiday weekend to you... mix bag of weather here at this little seaside town...still i can stay in and craft :)...

 well the CES challenge has finally launched and the first theme is anything goes... so here's mine..


the papers are Zoe pearn and the image is from precious petals by Joanna sheen. the flowers are die cut from the same papers apart from the large one . Buttons and pearls to finish.




this card i have just made for a colleague at work who just turned 60!
 hope she likes it ..

you can find out more about the new CES challenge blog by clicking here... http://craftyemma.blogspot.com/2010/08/ces-challenges-1-anything-goes.html .Its run by Crafty Emma who owns Crafty Emma's store... there are some yummilicious items to be had ... check it out here ..http://www.craftyemmasstore.co.uk/  .
As always thanks for looking... would be grat if you could become a follower then i could come and see what you are up to . x

Friday, 27 August 2010

whimsie doodles challenge #46 - text

hello all.. its a bank holiday weekend ! yay! so hopefully some extra crafting !
just popped in to enter my card for the whimsie doodles challenge blog ..http://whimsiedoodles.blogspot.com/2010/08/whimsie-wednesday-challenge-46-use-text.html . the theme this week is to use text paper . Perfect timing once again as i was asked this week by the girls at work to make a card for our nurse practitioner who has just completed the john o'groats to lands end challenge for the meningitis trust in memory of her nephew Jack . well done Carol!
So here's my card,



. its a Mo manning image coloured with promarkers... the poster art is from polka doodles cd not for girls  and the text paper was a freebie from Mel Stampz.
I thought the girl looked a little like carol.
Wow , all those miles that's dedication for you . that's all for today . thanks for looking !

Monday, 23 August 2010

Passion for Promarkers week 65

just a quick post ... up next is my card, and entry for the passion for promarkers challenge . this week the theme is "winter blue". Can't help but use another pure innocence digi image , they are adorable.


the challenge is lauched every tuesady and there are always great prizes up for grabs... see for yourself here .. http://promarkerchallenge.blogspot.com/2010/08/week-65-theme.html. thanks for looking x

die cut dreams gd !!

Hello all.. just a quick post to let you know about Die Cut Dreams Challenge  and their fabby guest designer this week...cos its MEEE !!  hee hee so exciting... pop over there and see for yourself the lovely cards made by the design team  http://diecutdreams.blogspot.com/2010/08/challenge-62-tilda-in-lemon.html . one of the prizes is to be special guest designer ... and the other is a suprise...i love suprises ...





oh and just to let you know there is a new challenge blog starting on the 3rd of September, here http://thefuzzywuzzychallenges.blogspot.com/ . they will feature  cute critters as your main theme.  You can pick up their cute blinkie

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 thats not all there is a chance to win a fabby prize ... 30aud to spend in the tickles pink store.., 2 digi stamps from the Stamping Bizarre, 15 aud gift voucher from Make it crafty, 1 popcorn bear stamp , and a tgf Marlene stamp... WOW !!! what you waiting for pop on over and join in the fun!
well off for a spot of lunch now,
 enjoy the rest of your day !!

Sunday, 22 August 2010

fab & funky challenge,& stampin for the weekend!

Hello to you.. hope you are having a good weekend..? we have ahd a very productive one.. today has been spent using the free crop of damsons we came across, so on the menu is damson jam , chutney  and damson and almond cake !
Its been a while since i posted but i have been busy making cards as requested by friends , so since i stumbled on the way to get digi stamps of the pure innocence range ( instant gratification with digi's , i love  'em ), and i wanted to use up some of my papers from the polka doodles cd i had printed off... i came up with




So this i would like to enter in the Fab and Funky challenge #35
 where you can use your fave colurs ...i love pink and black! to enter yourself click here http://fabnfunkychallenges.blogspot.com/2010/08/challenge-35-simply-colour-rific.html  .
 Secondly i would like to enter Stampin for the weekend challenge " anything goes .. " . i have recentle found this blog... see for yourself here.. http://stampinfortheweekend.blogspot.com/2010/08/stampin-for-weekend-challenge-45.html .
 off to sample some cake now , see you soon , thanks for looking .. ! x

Sunday, 15 August 2010

Papertake weekly challenge...

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue !
Yep thats  the theme of the papertake weekly challenge... fits perfectly with my latest challenge... as i was asked for a wedding card . You can check out the challenge here... http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.com/2010/08/something-old-something-new-something.html .
Apart from the obvious... the pink petticoat dp is old, the pearls are new, the image is borrowed ( well a gift ) and the flowers are blue ? I am hoping to get away with aqua as this fits with another challenge .. i will reveal more shortly...
that challenge is the  Totally gorjuss challenge , where the theme is.. you guessed it... aqua!
 I have never played @ totally gorjuss before.. so i am giving it a whirl. this week it is sponsered by lili of the valley , another fav of mine !
http://totallygorjuss.blogspot.com/2010/08/challenge-43-aqua.html . a new challenge is launched every saturday so you have time xx

Thursday, 12 August 2010

My time to craft challenge #102

Hello again... i am back with yet another challenge entry... this time for my time to craft  as this week there theme is animal farm.. so here's one i prepared earlier ...lol.
I have had this penny black stamp quite a while , and the background is a rather lush embossed card from kanban given to me by my mummy . thanks mum x
my time to craft is launched on a Tuesday so you still have time if you get on over here.. http://mytimetocraftchallenge.blogspot.com/2010/08/challenge-102-farm-fever.html .
 there are a couple more links for this too....
http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.com/2010/08/week-2-of-challenge-16-pink-and-black.html. this is another great blog i have discovered and they are workin together on a great cause too . have a peek for yourself...

Passion for Promarkers week 64

Hi all... over at passion for promarkers.. the theme is "music" ...and just by coincidence I had made a card for a relative who turns 30 soon , but we cant make the party...
you can find out how to enter yourself by clicking here... http://promarkerchallenge.blogspot.com/2010/08/week-64-theme.html .
the digi is a freebie from bugaboo digi stamps... you can find him here.. http://bugaboostamps.com/Freebies.html  .the papers are hot of the press i have had ages...
I have just found another fabby challenge, where my card will also fit... http://peartreedesigns.blogspot.com/2010/08/challenge-12-male-theme.html . Find out more by clicking on the link...

SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE #95

Morning all... another card today ..this time for the secret crafter challenge. The theme is" its a mans world". My card features a fav digi image which was a freebie from pollycraft not too long back... thank you Paula!
Here is the link to the challenge.. http://thesecretcraftersaturdaychallenge.blogspot.com/2010/08/challenge-95.html .
 thanks for looking ...x

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

SENTIMENTAL SUNDAYS CHALLENGE #15

Hello all... i spent the morning so far mooching .. and stumbled across Sentimental Sunday Challenge this week , where...anything goes.
I have just made this card for a collegue retiring and needed somewhere to show it off...perfect !
You can find out more by clicking here... http://sentimentalsundays.blogspot.com/2010/08/challenge-15-anything-goes.html. . what are you waiting for... x

A little brayer!

Yes ..you read that right . today's offering is a little brayer number . A card i made for my hubby, as it was our anniversary last Friday .
i used the BIG AND JUICY ink pad Mountain Meadow, a swirly clarity stamp, and a freebie rubber stamp image from the craft stamper a while back....
hope you like it...more to follow,pop back soon.
Thanks for looking  x

Monday, 9 August 2010

Mo's Digital challenge #43

Its a warm evening here ,in the sleepy little  seaside town in the East Riding.
 Just wanted to take a  moment to post my latest card and an entry to Mo's Digital Challenge . the theme this week is" wings and things".
The image I have used is the so lovable chubby fairy 3. I needed to get her for  a card I was asked to make for a work friend , but i daren't post it so i have made an alternative for the challenge. I love Mo's Images and they are a breeze to colour .
Anyhoo, before I waffle too much heres my card . You can buy her here... http://digitalpenciltoo.com/index.php/Fairy-3.html?keyword=fairy .
More details on the Challenge is here... http://mosdigitalchallenge.blogspot.com/2010/08/challenge-43-things-with-wings.html . but there are only a couple days left...so hurry!

TTFN ! XX

p.S...how on earth did I forget to add.. I won the kraftin kimmie challenge "mostly monochromatic" ! So I am quite pleased with myself !! http://mycraftblogumentary.blogspot.com/2010/07/kraftin-kimmie-stamps-challenge-39.html  .
Laters !! xxxxxxx

Saturday, 7 August 2010

Die cut dreams challenge #59

Hello...i know its been a while . I am just whizzing in with my entry to the die cit dreams challenge #59 . this week the theme is gingham...{yeee haaaaa !} you can't say gingham without a little yeee haaa !! . anyway heres my card ...
 the digi image is from the amaaazing Mo Manning ..it was a freebie for her birthday . thanks Mo xx
Anyway...I think I am just in time ... have a mosey on over to die cut dreams to see for your self here ..
http://diecutdreams.blogspot.com/2010/08/challenge-59-gingham_02.html

Monday, 2 August 2010

kenny k's krafty girlz

hello all... happy Monday to you... tho' Mondays make me blue ... just here for a quick post for Kenny k's Crafty Girlz Challenge.
 This weeks theme is "on the dark side"  and here is my entry .
 I love these image s, and the first of the month is new image release time  , just take a look at these amazing images here .... http://www.kennykdownloads.com/  and there is always a monthly freebie!
The Dt cards as per usual are stunning . Check them out for yourself  here ... http://kennykkraftygirlzchallenges.blogspot.com/2010/08/kenny-ks-krafty-girlz-challenge-4.html. Hope your Monday is a good one, see you soon  ..x

Sunday, 1 August 2010

I LOVE PROMARKERS CHALLENGE & Lili of the valley Challenge

Hello.... I am back with my latest challenge entry to two challenges. Lili of the valley , which is following bev's sketch and i love Promarkers Christmas in July theme.
To find out more, or enter yourself ...click here...http://liliofthevalleythursdaychallenge.blogspot.com/2010/07/challenge-58.html ...or here.. http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.com/2010/07/challenge-25-christmas-in-july.html .

JAK'S BLOG CANDY... and martine's too !

GOOD MORNING... just wanted you to know about Jaks fabby blog canday.!!! she is giving away some cuter than cute hanglar stangler baby rubber stamps and some promarkers... how wonderful! All you gotta do is leave her a comment then shout about it on your blog !! easy peasy , no ?  So what you waitingfor ... take a peek here ... http://www.jakheath.com/2010/08/blogcandy-hanglar-stanglar-promarkers.html .

Wait ! THERE IS EVEN MORE YUMMYNESS ON OFFER ..IF YOU HEAD OVER TO MARTINES BLOG SHE HAS SOME FAB CANDY ON OFFER TOO ! its her blogaversary !
You need to leave her a comment stating how long you've been crafting and let everyone in blogland know via your blog . Greeeat , Eh ? http://thecrafttable.blogspot.com/2010/07/blogaversary-candy.html
well i am off to make some cards for the new challenges started this weekend.. i keep entering , who know maybe its my lucky week?
 Maybe I will get lots more followers too and me thinks i should have a rummage .. blog candy of my own to offer might be the way to go ?? x