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Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Hello guys... Just popped back to announce the winner of my Polkadoodles blog candy..







I had 62 qualifying comments , and despite trying to get mr Random org thing to co-operate ...

I Used Mr Randam Hubby-ma-jig and asked him to pick a number..
that number was 21 !


that means it was you Kat from TheKatsWhiskers !!! well done hunny !


please email me your addy and I will pop it in the post for you !
Psst! ...My addy....its down the page a little on my facebook link :-)

Sunday, 28 November 2010

Blue, blue Christmas..

Hi guys... a short post ( to make up for my lack of output lately )
I wanted to show you this awesome free digi I got from the lovely Torico.... she is a designer for There She Goes rubber stamps..
I have been busy today creating Christmas cards for a dear friend ...She needs several Xmas cards for her Grandsons...





You may recognise the papers as Polkadoodles ..I love Nikky's papers. This one was from the creative Christmas CD .
The tickets were a freebie from GTC I think.. the font and brackets were from the Cindy Loo cartridge ..( eep I have a Cricut machine ..!!)
Our lovely mousey friend was coloured with Promarkers...
I would like to enter him into a couple of challenges ...
The first is Digital Tuesday challenge , the theme there is " Let it snow " , where the prize is from My Grafico .
The second is Bah!humbug and the theme there is "feeling the blues", here you have to use shades of blue on your card . Hope you like todays creations , thanks for looking xx 

Hello all!

Hi guys ..apologies for being MIA  Its been a hectic week and i have struggled a little with my eyes . When I am a little headachy  they tend to complain a little , but I am thankful I am not really a migraine sufferer! Bless all those that are  x
 Anyway , so i missed the last Polkadoodle s challenge , but today i wouldlike to show you a coulple of samples made with Nikky's new stamps...Did you see the show on Create and Craft ..wowzers !! Those little houses and accessories are so cute ! The demo Nikky did blew me away ... and since its not fit to be outside today ( unless you are a polar bear !) I might get a little crafting in...:-)




The houses and sentiments are fabby !! you can get loads of little accessory stamps to create a scene...
They sold out on the show , and I think there is a waitlist over at Polkadoodles . Get your name down .. you will love playing with these...
 I will be back soon with the winner of my candy from the Polkadoodles blog hop !!
TTFN! x

Friday, 19 November 2010

Polkadoodles challenge and blog hop !

Whoop ! Whoop ! This is it !! YYAYYY !!
Time once again for the Polkadoodles Challenge , but this weeks theme is "Give Thanks"...and we are thanking you our lovely Polkadoodles fans by having a blog hop , and saying thanks by giving away as a  prize some awesome candy , generously given by the fantabulous Nikky Hall herself !
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Right...i am getting giddy ..
First things first , my card this week , something to show what I am thankful for ...

One of the biggest things I am thankful for are my two wonderful daughters. They are growing into such lovely young ladies , strong and very independent . They study hard and hold down a little job to pay their way in the world . One thing tho' ..I never tell them I love them often enough. Girls , I am very proud of you and I love you loads xxxx


I have used the Sundae of seasons cd for this ...I know i keep saying it but it is fab! the stampies are gorgeous , the papers ..well I love 'em! They are what I call ditsy prints and are so useful !


Now, for the exciting bit ..the Hop !
To say thanks to YOU all our lovely supporters and followers we are offering candy, lots of yummylicious candy !
Here's mine.....



(Isn't it amaazing!!??? Thanks Nikky ! x)

That's not all..!! Nikky has kindly given us a code that YOU can use to get a 10% discount at her fabby store http://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/ .
The code you will need is

HOPPITYHOP10
this will only be valid from 9am Friday 19 November until 12noon Sunday 28 November (when hop ends).
Pop over and take a look !


Here is the list of the stops along the way . Each of us have candy you could win.
All you need to do is:
 1. hop along , stopping at every ones blog and leaving us a comment, this will enter you for the chance to win their candy. (if you are really lucky , you could win 13 lots!!)

2. You will be given a letter clue by each of the girls , this will make  the secret word..!

3. Once you have done this leave the completed word on the Polkadoodles Blog , in the comments section . ( don't worry the comments will be moderated to keep it fair).

4. The blog Hop will end on Sunday 28th November at 12 noon (gmt)

Here is the blog hop list in case you get lost along the way...


               Emma - http://vintagemilly.blogspot.com/

               Jenny - http://www.breakouttheglitter.blogspot.co/

               Ruth - http://tiptoptoppers.blogspot.com/


               Enfys - http://going-buggy.blogspot.com/

              Claire - http://hopejacare.blogspot.com/


               Lou - http://lulucardmaking.blogspot.com/


              Lis M - http://mycraftblogumentary.blogspot.com/


                Lisa - http://ohsocutebylisa.blogspot.com/


               Tracie - http://bondgirl-craftersblock.blogspot.com/


               Fliss - http://stamperschef.blogspot.com/

                Nikky Hall- http://polkadoodlesandme.blogspot.com/

 
               Polkadoodle Challenge Blog
              (final letter)  http://polkadoodle.blogspot.com



So, if you have come from Lou's Blog , you are in the right place .My letter is M .
Next on the hop is the lovely Tracie , go check out her scrummy candy here... 
 Don't forget to leave your comment before you go to be in with a chance to win my candy .


Enjoy the hop ! x

Thursday, 18 November 2010

CES Challenge blog .- think pink

Morning to you ..!
Its a lot brighter today , so i will make this a quick post, so i can make the most of the light , i have loads of orders to meet !
Hubby did buy me a daylight lamp , so I can carry on in the evenings now ... I  really like to sit and colour under it ..:-)
anyway , I wanted to post my entry for CES challenge this week ..its " Think  Pink " , my favourite colour ..esp on girly cards ... so it was rude not to enter... !







 
The papers are MME "lush" flowers and lace from wild Orchid Crafts .The little hanglar girl ..( I know i have used her loads recently ) is coloured with promarkers .
So , there you go.. my entry over at CES Challenge this week , where the prize is 3 images from the Stampfairy .
There are some TDF dt cards this week, go take a peep over at the challenge .
I would like also to enter this in Flutterby Wednesdays challenge . There is an optional sketch , but the theme is anything goes as long as it has a butterfly , angel or fairy on it .. you can just see my butterfly !
Pop over and take a look , there are some truly gorg cards entered !

Thanks for looking ... and dont forget ...Tomorrow is the big day !! The Polkadoodles blog hop !!

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Polkadoodles blog hop !!

Only two more sleeps till the Polkadoodles blog hop!!
Here is a teeny weeny , sneeky peek at some of the yummy candy up for grabs..


Be sure to make yourself a follower ... its too good to miss !

Monday, 15 November 2010

A spoonful of sugar " snow / snowflakes"

Hello all..
 i have been fairly busy in the last week , and i have lots of orders for cards . I have been taking pics of them in hopes to enter them in a couple of challenges...
 My card tonight is a Christmas card , featuring a lili of the valley image . I really enjoy colouring these with my trusty Promarkers , and i looove to embellish !






The papers and ribbon are Anna Griffin ,  the stamp is Cats Life Press, the flowers are Wild Orchid , except the leaves , they are Prima. The image is "dropping the shopping" from Lili of the Valley.
I would like to enter The Spoonful of sugar Challenge " Snow or Snowflakes " ..here http://aspoonfullofsugarchallenge.blogspot.com/2010/11/challenge-129-snowsnowflakes.html .
The prize is a £10 gift vouchers from Bunnyzoes. I just placed an order there, the service is excellent !

And , I would like to enter The Pixie Cottage challenge  to follow the sketch or use 2 colours only . I hope this fits , I used red and brown (kraft). The prize is two stamps from the pixie cottage collection . http://thepixiecottage.blogspot.com/2010/11/pixie-cottage-challenge-44-sketch-andor.html . Great stamps !
And, last but not least...Scrapbook Sisters Challenge "Christmas colours" ..

Thursday, 11 November 2010

Polkadoodles Challenge week 45 make a gift box

O.M.G its Friday again !!
 Can't believe another week has whizzed by....and you know what is just around the corner !!
Well since it is Friday , that must mean time for the Polkadoodles challenge !
This weeks theme is ."Make a gift box".
So, without further ado..here is my creation this week


The papers (only its card ) is from the paper boutique creative Christmas c.d..I love blue for Christmassy stuff . I coloured Gracie , a Flutterfly Fairy stamp, to match . wrapped a Martha Stewart snowflake border punch round the box added a few gems, and layered Gracie onto the box. Its just a lovely size to hold a bracelet or necklace perhaps...
You can see what the rest of the design team girlis have created here.. http://polkadoodle.blogspot.com/ 

Now, don't forget we have something very exciting next week...
The Polkadoodles Blog Hop !!
You will not believe the prizes up for grabs...
tune in during the next week and I may post a sneeky peep at the gorgeous candy YOU could win !
Remember make yourself a follower and get ready for the Polkadoodle  party !!

Monday, 8 November 2010

PolkaDoodles D.T Call !!





Hello all...
 yep, you are not dreaming , i am posting here..
but , I HAD to tell you all about the D.T call with us at Polkadoodles !!
What a fabulous oppertunity ! They are an awesome  bunch of girls ...who  made me feel right at home ! ( couple of mad ones ..?? but we'll not mention that ! lol !)
AND ... you get to work with all the Polkadoodles goodies you could dream of ... wanna know more...?
Pop on over here...
http://polkadoodle.blogspot.com/...
...You still here...?   x

Saturday, 6 November 2010

Music saves my soul Saturday Old Hag




Morning and happy Saturday..
 That means Music Saves My Soul Saturday !!
This week I fancy a little Irish jig..hope this get you up and jiggin too Xx
check out the lovely Marcea's blog to see what fab tunes there are this week ..
http://marceascraftingcorner.blogspot.com/




Friday, 5 November 2010

Polkadoodles Challenge week 44 Quick and easy christmas cards

Hello all ..its Friday !! Hoorah !
That means its time for another Polkadoodles challenge...thgis week its quick and easy christmas cards. These must be an answer to our prayers, with so much to organise at that time of year ...if we can make quick batch cards with relevant ease, thats another tick off the list !!
So, heres mine..

Its all from the Sundae of Seasons c.d. and so easy to do. Aren't the likkle gingerbread men adorable..?
you can see the rest of the polkadoodley girls' creations over here....
http://polkadoodle.blogspot.com/2010/11/week-44-challenge-quick-easy-christmas.html . up for grabs is the lurrvvlee Polkaddodles blinkie and something really scrummy !
I will be back soon with details of our up and coming blog hop...the prizes are AWESOME !!! So make yourself a follower so you don't miss out !! xx