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Friday, 30 September 2011

Polkadoodles Stashbox challenge- Add an age

Hi Guys.. .Happy Friday!
Today I am back with a dt card for Polkadoodles challenge , set this week by the lovely Colette. She wants us to add an age to our project.

this is my card...




 the papers are from the new Pretty Sweet cd.. the image is "dolly Pip" from Sugar nellie.She is coloured with my markers..


 



Please pop over and check out the rest of the Dt creations  over on the Polkadoodles Blog.... they are pretty special .
i would like to enter this in....

1.Simon says stamp -  Anything goes
2. Bearly mine challenges- 3x backing papers

thanks for popping by..
 hugs xx

Thursday, 29 September 2011

willow sketchie challenge -29th Sept

Hi Guys.. Thursday already.. Today is special in 2 ways.. its Willow Sketchie day AND my hubby's birthday...Later we are off to spend the evening in York , at the Grand Opera House , to see Echo and the Bunnymen... and we get to spend the night in York..stopping over at the Hilton. 
Woohoooo ! Lucky me !
 So without further ado... the sketch this week is by the lovely Kelly..http://kreationsbykellylouj.blogspot.com/




 theres and add element of a tent or easel card this week...


and heres mine...




The papers are from the fabby new cd.."Walter & Winnie does Christmas"




 my images are coloured with my Spectrums... a little glitter to finish.. and voila! Simples ! 


Hope you like them... sooo cute! Please take a look at the rest of the DT creations.. and give the sketch a go.. theres always a fabby prize.
I would like to enter this in... 
1. Come and get it Challenges- Easel Card 
 2.critter sketch challenge- anything goes 
3.victorineoriginals- Easel card




thanks for popping by..
 Hugs xx

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Celebrate the occasion - Any occasion- must use ribbon

Hi guys.. Wednesday already.. half way thro the week .. Happy hump day !
 today i want to share a quick card with you.. this one was made for a colleague, for a relative  who was having a naming ceremony for their little girl .So, I thought it would fit nicely in Celebrate the occasions' challenge- Any Occasion





 the image is from Pollycraft "little stars- moon lullaby". she is coloured with my markers... the papers are DCWV Nanna's kids , I think.Lace and flowers from WOC... seam binding and charm from stash.




 . Hope you like her...






... so , I would like to enter this in...
1. celebrate the occasion- Celebrate ( must use ribbon) 
2. Bows and berries- Glitter 
3. hooked on crafts - Ribbon & lace 
4. Kaboodles doodles- Doily  
5.Lexiscreations - card for a child 
6.Going grey with Scrap Creations- Its a girl thing 
 Right must get on with my whimsy and stars projects, and now I have finished my dt cards for Polkadoodles Pretty Sweet Cd on C&C on Friday , I can.. pop back soon.
 Hugs  xx

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Simply Sassy Tuesday Spotlight

Hi guys... Wooohoooo. Its a special day for me today...
I am so really , really chuffed to featured in the Simply Sassy Spotlight... Thank you so much for asking me..
 I love Simply Sassy.. and I have been a fan for a long, long time now..




I was excited , fit to bust when I got an email of the lovely Erica asking me if I would feature in the spotlight.. 
so, I was asked a few questions about myself, and to create a card to share with everyone... How rude it would have been just to make one.. so I made a few..lol! 
 Here's just one of them...






she is one of my faves.. "Party Frills"... and thats not easy to say.. as I love them all.. Coloured with my markers... the papers are Fancy Pants- the little things. and the sketch (Kiki's Sketch) and Autumnal colours follow the Sugar Bowl Challenge.




  ... so, please pop over to the Simply Sassy blog and take a peep at the other cards I have created. Hope you like them..
I am also entering her in...
1.The sugar bowl- Kiki's sketch 
 2. Everybody art challenge- pink & brown 
 3.Going grey with scrap creations - its a girl thing  
4. Party time Tuesdays - Anything goes 
5.The stamp Boutique- Changing seasons 
6.Die cut dreams - Pink, brown & cream.
 Thanks for popping by...
 hugs xx

Friday, 23 September 2011

Crafty creations Challenge- Fairies

Hi Guys.. hows your day been..?
 The weekend is upon us.. and the outlook is good!:-)
 It has been a productive week here in Murphy towers.. got caught up with all the mundane chores from my hols... and I am getting up to speed with my Dt work.. and there is a couple of exciting things on the horizon too ...eeek ! 
 So... just to share a sweet Sugar Nellie image with you .. I am loving colouring these....
So this fits nicely with my fb Xmas group challenge.. gives me an excuse to colour this sweetie in.. and enter a few challenges... Life is good... :-)




 the papers are first edition.. the image is "wish upon a star" , she is coloured with my markers.... The sketch is a Deconstructed Sketch.. but i just missed the close of it..doh! the sentiment is LOTV.






 I have matted the layers with Kraft cardstock.. I just love the effect...:-)


so, i would like to enter her in ..
1. crafty creations - Fairies  
2.flutterby Wednesdays- Fairy, butterfly or angels  
3. Fresh Brewed Challenge- Keep it simple  
4. Little darlings Challenge- brown & Red
 5.Trulyscrumptious Challenge- Clean & Simple
6. Crazy Amigo challenge -Squares 
7. Magical monday challenge- Xmas in September- magical images
 8.Make it Monday - Anything Goes
 Thats all from me today.. enjoy your weekend.. I will be back with my next whimsy & stars Dt Card.. 
 Hugs xx

Thursday, 22 September 2011

willow sketchie challenge - 22nd September

Hi guys, 
 I am back from my holidays.. bet you didn't notice I was gone...Did Ya..?
Well, Its Thursday , and time for another willow sketchie challenge, this week set by the lovely Hazel. Here is her fab sketch...


... and here is my card using the new Walter and Winnie Christmas cd.





I just love the papers on this.. and the digi images are too cute.. this one is Walter in a pom-pom hat... adorable !
You can also get him in a stamp...




 I have coloured him with my spectrums... and the buttons are old stash.. you wouldn't believe how old..lol! 


please check out the rest of the willow girlies' creations.. and give the sketch a go... the prize this week is...


AWESOME !!!!!




... I mean... Wow !!!!!!
 so, what are you waiting for ..?
I would like to enter this in...
1. Ladybugink Crafts- Animals 
2. Crafty boots Challenge- Things with wings 
3. Creatalicious Challenges- Anything goes 
4.glitter fairies challenge- Christmas cuties
back real soon...
 hugs   xxx

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Whimsy and Stars studio guest DT card

Hi Guys...
 Wednesday.. half way thro' the week ...:-)
 i i missed working with the cutest  digi images whilst I have been away.. I intend to make up for lost time .. Here is another of the delightful Fall images  from our lovely Mabelle.
 This little fella is called.Acorns pumpkin Teddy.




the papers are , "The little things " from FancyPants, the sentiment is a Lili of the valley Dreamy sentiment. Teddy is coloured with my markers






...isn't he cute... I love Autumn...not as much as Summer tho', lol! 
 I would like to enter this in...
1. Anything goes Challenge- anything goes
 2. Crafty Sentiments- Happy Birthday
3.Going Grey with Scrap Creations- Anything goes 
4. Papertake Weekly - creature comforts 
5. Incy wincy designs - Distressing 


 Thanks for dropping by... I am glad to say normal service has resumed..
Back tomorrow with willow Sketchie Challenge...
 Hugs xxx

Monday, 19 September 2011

Mo's digital Pencil Challenge- Celebration

Hi guys.. I am back to the land of work , shopping and laundry...lots of it ..lol! the poor washer has been busy since i got back...
 Before I went away I made a few cards for friends at work .. for 21st birthday celebrations.... and its fits nicely in with mo's Challenge this time...





 this is using "Kissy" ...she is coloured with my markers, and fussy cut and 3-d'd onto my layers of Magnolia papers...the flowers are Wild Orchid, the charm and pearls from stash.







 hope you like her..?


so , i am entering this into :
1. Mo's Dp2 challenge- Celebration 
 2. creative Inspirations Paint- charms 
  3. The squirrel & the fox- Anything goes
  4. Cupcake Inspirations- Photo Inspiration
5. D2D- Girls & glitter  
6. Ellephantastic- Here come the girls

 Right,  off to link my cards up , and get on with my DT work.. till tomorrow..
 Hugs  xxx

Friday, 16 September 2011

Polkadoodles challenge-White out

Hi guys... Hoping Mr blogger is still  behaving... and being friday its time for another Polkadoodles Challenge..
 this week its set by the lovely Enfys   ... and the them is "Whiteout"!
 That means no colours... the ink from your stamping / printing only ... glitter, bling & embossing powder allowed... phew! 
 Tricky one for me this....





i used the smashing Snowman from Magical Winter cd 2 .. added a little glitter  and my stardust pen...






the layers are embossed with my cuttlebug folders and the sketch is from a "Fetch-a-Sketch" challenge. i punched out a few snowflakes and added gems to the centres.
 thanks for popping by... please pop over to the polkadoodles blog and check out their creations....


 Hopefully we are having fab weather up in Bonnie Scotland.. 
and I am improving in my photography skills..
 hugs xx

Thursday, 15 September 2011

willow sketchie challenge - 15th september

hi guys.. lets hope my schedules are working will I am away.. and you are reading this on the intended day ..lol! 
Today is willow Sketchie challenge day...
 brought to you this week by  Anne-Marie...


  this is her first sketch she says.. and i think its fab...!


 we are using Walter "all I want for Christmas"...








Using some old Dovecraft papers.... and my markers to colour him in... 










Please pop over and check out the Willow Design Teams fab creations... and give the sketch a go.. there is always something fab to win..! 


Back home soon..
 hugs xx



Friday, 9 September 2011

Polkadoodles Challenge- Setting the scene

Hi guys , happy Friday.. time for another Polkadoodles challenge.. this week is set by the lovely Lou .
this week the theme is  "setting the scene"






the dotty paper is from " double sprinkles of Kraft"
the stamps are the fabby Being Neighbourly stamps .. I created a scene and coloured with my Promarkers



.. fab challenge this week , so why not give it a go..?
 If you need more inspiration pop over to the polkadoodles blog and give it a go....?


I am also entering this in....
1. digistamps4joy- Fall colours 
 2. scrapalicious- Fall 
3. the Paper Variety- Use your stamps

 well ...off to work.. there till 6 , quick tea , then early night... off early on my holidays.. dont miss me too much..
 back soon 
hugs xx

Thursday, 8 September 2011

willow sketchie challenge - 8th September



Hi Guys .. time for another Willow Sketchie Challenge , and this week is set by the lovely Clairebears





 this week we are using Sweet Walter, who is" keeping warm".. i have coloured him with my Promarkers, cut him out and 3d'd him onto my sketch layout.





the papers are , once again HOTP, great value for money those big pads..lol!



so please pop over and see the rest of the Dt creations , and give the sketch a go .. its a really good one...


I would like to enter in..
1.My mums craft Shop- Layers 
2. Going Grey with scrap Creations- Winter Wishes 
 3.Forever friends- Use your dies

Thanks for popping by this morning.. must dash.. suitcases not packed.. 3 commissions to finish and hair appt this afternoon.. oh and must do my nails...  lol! 
 Hugs xx

Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Sugar Nellie Facebook challenge- "Less is more "

Hi guys .. a quick post this morning.. loads to do before we head off this weekend....
In my Facebook group for Sugarnellie this week the challenge is  "less is more".. a hard one for me as I like to embellish..lol!.. Using my new Sweeties .. she is called.. "Knitted with Love "






Coloured with my markers.. and glitter to embellish... (well..I couldn't help it!)  Just stamped onto a card blank and coloured ...simples...








hope you like her...
would also like to enter her in..
1. deep ocean challenge - hearts
2. oldie but goodie- sentiment is over 6 months old
3. Magical Mondays- Anything goes
4. Christmas inspirations- glitter (2nd entry)
5. Clean and simple Sunday challenge- CAS


 thanks for popping by... must dash.. hugs xx

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Whimsy and Stars studio guest DT card

Hi everyone... today is the day for the launch of the new Whimsy and Stars studio fall digi's... there are some totally adorable images .. i have another one to share with you today..






 the papers are a bit of everything really .. and my image is coloured with my markers .. the sketch is from i <3  2 stamp...




..Isn't she fab..?
pop over and see the new didgi's from our sweet Mabelle  here...





  i would also like to enter this in...
2. One stitch at a time - use a digi
3.Card Making Mam's - Go Digi
4. Crafty Boots - Anything goes

Thanks for stopping by.. back soon with some more yummy images.. yum! 
 Hugs xxx

Monday, 5 September 2011

sugar Nellies new rubber !!!

Hi everyone .. just wanted to share with you one of the new images from SN... you can get yours from funkykits ...
This is card from my Fb challenge group, Sundays with Santa... the challenge was for a Christmas birthday ...








 the papers are  First edition festive treats... the image is Crystal flakes ... she is sooooo sweet.!She is  coloured with my spectrums,  and the sentiment is Lili of the Valley.



i wouldlike to enter this in....
1. Birthday sundaes- birthday sentiment
2. Christmas inspirations - Glitter
3.crafters companion - Christmas Wishes
4. StamptacularSunday Challenge- the sky's the limit
5. Stampavie and more- christmas in summer
6. Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog- Card/sentiment for a girl


 Thanks for popping by... must get on with my chores.. and its time to get the suitcases down and pack .. off to Scotland at the weekend.. 
 Hugs 

Sunday, 4 September 2011

glitter Fairies challenge- Christmas cuties- no red /green/gold

Hi guys , back today with another quick post.. sharing my card from my Facbook goup challenge.. this weeks challenge is "Snow People"






 i used my lili of the valley image which I have had for over a year now.. he is coloured with my markers..
 The papers are from my HOTP pad.. yep..still loads to use up too ..
can't tell you how long this has been on the go..






The border is punched with Martha Stewart Snowflake border punch..(thanks Mum!)


so .. I would also like to enter her in...
 2. Glitter fairies challenge- Christmas cuties (no red/green/gold)
3. Christamascardsallyearround- old Stash (everything over 1 yr old)
4. Cute Card Thursday- Use a punch 




 Thats all for now .. will be back with more Whimsy&Stars..
 Til then 
Hugs xxx

Friday, 2 September 2011

Sugar Nellies Facebook Challenge- straight lines

Hi guys... Just a quick one to share my card with you for the FB group Sugar Nellies... this week Fi has set the challenge -Straight Lines..
 So I have got a new selection of papers, and one of them ... Fancypants- Its the little things - I have used for this .. 




the image is "Dolly Pip " from Sugar Nellie .. you can buy here over @ Funkykits.... colured with my markers.. 
the sketch is by the lovely "Pops" , on a challenge over at Lili of the valley...






 I have paper pieced her dress, with some of the dotty paper and just added shadow with my grey marker... 
 Hopefully you may see an improvement in my colouring skills as i am off to see the lovely Michelle Cassell , who is the most amazing Queen of the Promarkers..lol! Can't wait  :-) 


I would also like to enter this in some  more challenges..
2. Some odd Girl - Paper piecing 
3. Dutch Dare- Photo Inspiration
4. I love Promarkers- Anything goes
5. Creative Inspirations paint- Lots of layers


thanks for stopping by... Back soon with something a little Christmassy ..i think..
 Hugs xx

Pink Gem challenge- sketch..

Morning All....
 Well its Friday at last .. been up and blog hopping over at Sugar Nellie.. totally sugary overload.. yum! 
 So, I quickly need to dd my card to The Pink Gem challenge  following there sketch...












Using one of the cute Chester images from Pollycraft... coloured with my markers.. the papers are First Edition, Festive joy ..i think..lol! 






So, I had better get this linked as theres only a few hours left, but there are a few others i'd like to enter...


2.charizma card challenges- Anything goes
3. crafty ribbons challenges- Festive cheer
4. Divas by design - Christmas in august
5. For fun challenges- Christmas in august


best get on with my chores.. loads to do 
 catch ya later ! 
 hugs xx

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Whimsy and Stars studio guest DT card

Hi everyone...
 The lovely Mabelle asked me to stay on for the Fall/Winter season on her design team..(Thank you so much, Mabelle)...
 who could say no..?
 These images are so darn cute... I love working with them...
So Pop over to her blog and say hello to the rest of the Dt girls.... you will adore the sneak peaks of the new images launched on September 6th...








so.. I guess you are waiting to see mine...?










it was a total joy to colour this image...., the papers I have had for ages and i thought went well with the Halloween/Autumn theme...


Stay posted there are more delightful digi's to come... 
Till then take care


 hugs xx

willow sketchie challenge - 1st September

Hi Guys.. A post at last.. bet you wondered where i had got to...?
 Busy week.. always nice having a bank holiday , but you have to make up for it , cos the work is double the next day...


 so, Thursday has whizzed round again ,and its time for another Willow sketchie challenge... this weeks sketch is by the lovely  Claire.





 and here is my interpretation...





 this week we have used  " Happy Christmas to yoo hoo", which i have coloured with my Promarkers, and i have used my HOTP paper pad again...






 so please pop over and check out the rest of the Dt creations.. and give the sketch a go.. last week we had loads of entries, can we beat that this week...? 


 i would also like to enter this in..
1. Creative card crew- Anything Goes
2.Forever Friends- 3-D 
3.Daisy doodles  creative challenges- Anything goes 


Thanks for popping by.. will be back tomorrow with  a Whimsy And Stars card..
 hugs xx