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Thursday, 28 November 2013

In The Pink Challenge - Embossing

Hey, hey! Hello to you.....
 Pull up a chair... and enjoy... today see's the launch of another challenge over at In The Pink , this time its "Embossing", thats heat or dry..... 
Of course , with my new love of "Frantage", I had to use it.... and I needed a belated birthday card.... On the rarest of occassions do I ever forget peoples birthday's , but embarrasingly I did.... So, I made it pink... an eureka moment methinks!!! 




So the papers are Carina Gardner "Rose Garden", and I used an assortment of circle & scallop dies to create my card, added some lace, Frantage, and a die cut flower... and a button to finish.. I love theses I have such a lovely mix of colours...
This lil fella is a Mo Manning image called "I forgot", coloured with my Spectrums... speed colouring again ladies , sorry.... 
IG1-6
PP1&2,TN1,and blender.



quite a quick card for me... posted off in double quick time too..... 
 So, do pop on over to the In The Pink challenge.. and have bash... there is lots of inspiration to be had. Remember, you creation has to be mainly pink...
so, all I need to do is enter this in...
1.Challenges 4 everybody - Anything goes
2.A Gem of a challenge - Sparkles
3.613 avenue Create-  create your own (image, shaped card, frantage, flower,lace)
4.Addicted to stamps - Embossing
5.Fab N funky - Cute Critters
6.Songbird challenge -Another day, another die
thanks for joining me today, sorry its late... I did remember honest... just had a very late night at work ...
hugs xxx


All Dressed Up Inspirational card... "Its Snowing"

Hello to you...
 I have a card to share today with an adorable image from All Dressed Up.. this little fella is called "Its Snowing" . I just LOVE snowmen, don't you????



 The papers are Fancy pants Blissful Blizzard, and are digi ones from Jessica Sprague. I have used my new fishtails layers die, and my Joy!Ice crystals 3  die , and finished with a yummy heart shaped wooden button... 

  
Just a clean lined simple creation, and he was a joy to colour. Ideal for you quick Christmas cards...
Pop over and check out the ADU blog... there's oodles of inspiration... 
All, I need to do is enter this in...
1.Bearly mine - Anything goes
2.Thro the Craft Room Door- Anything goes
3.Artistic inspirations - Anything goes
4.Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes
5.Come & Get It - Anything goes with a twist (use a digi)
6.Stampin for the weekend - Feeling Festive
thanks for popping by... and as always for your encouraging comments..
 Hugs xx

Saturday, 23 November 2013

Return to winter wonderland - Sugar Nellie

Hey guys... its the weekend!!! 
I have a fabulous new and very darling fairy card to share, as Sugar Nellie Returns to Winter wonderland... 
These little babies are digital too.... so you can have them like yesterday!! Yay! 


This little cutie is called " a gift of time together" ,I colored her up with my new Spectrums and I have matched her up with these gorgeous Carta Bella "So this is Christmas" papers... they have been distressed and I have added a new fav of mine.... Frantage!!!! The snowflakes are 2 Joy! Ice crystals dies finished with a button & twine, stickles  ... and glitter of course!!!!


 Isn't she just adorable??? You can check out the rest of the gorgeous fairy arrivals here at Sugar Nellie, and enjoy the stunning creations from our talented ladies.... and then you can get here here at Funkykits
so, I'd like to enter this in the following..
1.4kraftyGirls- Anything goes
2.Creative Knockouts- Snowflakes
3.Diva's by Design- Pretty
4.Paper Shelter - Christmas 
5.Whimsy inspiration- anything goes
6.Holly jolly - Warm Christmas 
 thanks for popping by.... I do hope you manage to catch your favourite fairy... they're gonna fly!!
Hugs xx

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Mo's Digital Pencil challenge - Anything BUT a card

Hey guys... Nothing like being Mrs last minute here... just realised I hadnt written up my blog post...eeeeeppp!
So, Another challenge is up at Mos Digital Pencil Challenge, and the theme is "Anything BUT a card"... and being a dedicated card maker, this always stumps me.... 
Guess what ...? I made a Tag!!! 



I know, adventurous ,huh? still , its pretty cute, No??
So the tag was covered in Carta Bella papers "So this is Christmas", and Frantaged... I added a scrap of lace, trim , and jute twine... the image is called "Hanging the Star " and its coloured with my *new* spectrums.... Boy are they awesome!!!!! 

Skin: TN3,2,PP2,FS4,5,8
Hair:GB1,2,8,10,EB3,5
Onesie:DR7,6,5,4,CR7,DG4,4,CG,4,2,1

then I fussy cut it out and 3d'd it on.. jobs a good 'en...



so, check out the awesome creations over at the Blog, trust me they will knock you out!!
All that's left is for me to enter this in..
1.Crafty Sentiments - Christmas
2.Scrap Creations - Make it Sparkle
3.Ribbon Carousel - holiday/celebrations 
4.Sweet Stamps - Anything goes
5.Cutie pie Challenge - little cuties
6.Sweet Stampin' - Use tags
 thanks for popping by... its always lovely to hear from you...
hugs xxx

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

The Stamp Basket GDT - Bluebell behind presents...

Hello and good morning..
 You have joined me today for my final card as GDT over at The Stamp Basket.. and this is a little cutie to finish with...



This is bluebell behind the presents.... I have coloured it up with my Spectrums... The papers are Graphic 45 12 Days of Christmas . I have glued this to the shaped Craftwork Card blank, and trimmed it, then distressed with a little sandpaper.
 I have added  this lovely green satin ribbon.. this is such beautiful quality... I LOVE it! 

The die cut in the corner is Cottage Cutz Elegant holly Border, onto which I have dotted a few small red pearls... 
all I need to do is enter this in...
1.Little Claire's - Christmas
2.Totally Gorjuss - 3 patterned papers
3.A Little Bit Crafty - Sparkle & shine
4.Artistic stamper - Christmas
5.Cards galore - animals
6.Creatalicious- Christmas
thanks for popping by... I always appreciate your company..
hugs xxx





Thursday, 14 November 2013

Mo's Digital Pencil challenge - Never to early for Christmas!!!!

Hey guys... hello and welcome..
I have a fabulous challenge theme to share with you, "Its never too early for Christmas" @ Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge" , chosen by the fabulously talented Franz....
I have used some not so Xmassy Pion papers, and mixed it up with these adorable owls.... 

I have coloured them with my Spectrums, and added lots of distressing die cuts and glitter!! I finished with twine, lace and a button.... 


I drizzled Twinklets (glitter glass) over glossy accents all round the edges for a frosty look... and dotted a few gems on the FrostyWreath Die cut. the large snowflakes are Joy! Krystals dies...
i finally dotted the night sky with liquid pearls.....
 I rather like how it turned out.!!!
So, check out the awesome talent of the DT girlies... and give the challenge a whirl!!
See you there!!
I just need to enter this in...
1.Deep Ocean - Winter
2.Crafty Sentiments- blues
3.Die Cutting Diva's - Buttons
4.Papertake Weekly - Snow & Ice
5.Bunny Zoe's - Shabby chic /vintage
6.Creative Creations - Sparkle & shine

Thanks for popping by....

The SugarBowl Challenge - Sparkle & Shine

Hey... Helloooo. Me again...
 well, I have been busy, I told ya!!
 Next up is the fabulous new them from The SugarBowl Challenge.... 
This time it's "Sparkle & Shine", easy peasy...
 here's my jolly Santa....


Isn't he the cutest????
 I have coloured him up with my Spectrums.... 
The papers are digi... Carta Bella Christmas Day....I have distressed & inked them all.
 I have added gold seam binding, and a stunning sparkly snowflake from The Handcrafted Card company.... 


Here's a close up of "Old Saint Nick", I just love all the detail.... and course his hat had to be covered in glitter .
please check out the inspiration from the rest of the Sweeties.... and give the challenge a go... All you need is a Sugar Nellie stamp.. simples.... 
all I need is to enter this in the following..
1.Sweet stampin' - Christmas is coming
2.Vintage stamping challenge - Traditional Christmas time
3.2 Sisters - Christmas sparkle
4.Christmas cards all year round- snowflakes
5.Stamping sensations - Christmas 
6.Crafty Calendar - Christmas 
 thanks for popping by... I have 1 more to share to day, then I will leave you in peace..Promise!!
Hugs x


In The Pink Challenge - Stitching

Good morning early birds...!
You have just timed it nicely for the start of another fabby challenge over @ In The PINK !
The theme this week is "Stitching" real or faux, show us your best stitching!!!
here's mine... there is stitching in all that lot..promise!!!!



The papers are one of my all time favs... Nitwits Always & Forever. I have stitched, distressed, dab with paint... added pearls and lace,muslin,and flowers...lots & lots of stickles . The butterfly is just so gorgeous!!! 



The image is LOTV "Anniversary Surprise", coloured with my spectrums... and I have used the Stateley Circles die for this, and placed a 2nd one in Kraft underneath.... I tucked in a little pink seam binding, and attached that stunning  gem encrusted butterfly pin.. ( from the Handcrafted Card Company) ...
 So, check out the rest of the inspiration from The Pink Ladies.... and give the challenge a go.. remember your creation HAS  to be mainly PINK !!!
So, I would just like to enter this in..
1.The Ribbon Girls- Add Sparkle
2.LOTV Challege - Pink & White
3.Bunny Zoes - shabby chic/ vintage
4.Lady Anne's - One than 1 layer
5.Ooh La La - Stitching 
6.Creative Card Crew -Pearls 
7.Crafty Little Fairies- Top of the pops ( a rose for my rose) 
thanks for stopping by... I have lots more to share with you today... pull up a chair !! hugs xx

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

The Stamp Basket GDT - Fizzy Moon circle card

welcome, welcome...pull up a chair.
You have joined me at just the right time...I am sharing another Stamp Basket GDT card today, featuring one of those adorable Fizzy Moon bears...
 I cut a circle card from a card blank with my Go Kreate dies, and cut another out in the yummy blue papers from the  First Edition Silent Night pad. I coloured my Fizzy Moon "Presents" bear with my Spectrums, and matted on blue card, then distressed it. I layered on some La la land fence die cuts and Joy Snow crystals dies.. added lots of Glamour Dust, and a gem to finish.



 Isn't  it all so sparkly??? I LOVE it!!! I might just send this one to myself!!
So, you can grab all the stuff you need at The Stamp Basket, and whats even better there's a SALE on.... 
all thats left for me to do is......enter this in the following challenges...
1.Amusing Challenges - Glitter 
2.Deep Ocean - Winter
3.Cute Card Thursday- Animal Magic
4.Graph It Challenge - Furry Friends
5.Creative Card Crew - Teddy Bears picnic
6.Sweet Stampin' - Christmas is coming
Thanks for joining me today.. I have lots more exciting stuff to share tomorrow... come visit me again , won't ya? 
 Hugs x

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

The Stamp Basket GDT

Good morning!! 
Have you missed me??
I have had a busy weekend , and I thought it was about time a shared a little something with you...
 Today I have another Stamp Basket  GDT card ...



This is Bluebell with Saddle, coloured with my Spectrums, the papers are MME Vintage Christmas. I have added a doily, some ribbon, a MB whimsical flourish die, and a Wild Rose Studio Christmas labels sentiment.


I finished with a sprinkling of Glamour dust, a Christmas button and some red twine...
you can get all you need to make Christmas card like this over at the Stamp Basket it.. and whats even better ...they have a SALE on!!! 
So what are you waiting for...?
 I would like to enter this in the following..
1.Amusing Challenges - Glitter
2.Challenges 4 everybody- anything goes
3.Scribble & Scrap - Anything goes
4.Corrosive Challenges - Fur & Feathers
5.2 Sisters - Christmas sparkle
6.Crafty Calendar- All things Christmas
 thanks for dropping by.. I do hope you will join me tomorrow as I have another Xmas card to share...
 Have a super crafty day!
Hugs xxx

Monday, 11 November 2013

Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes

Hello to you !! how are you???
its Monday . booooo!
... and its cold wet & drab... the only saving grace is I have the day off!!! 
so, time to share a card.... since I have been a little AWOL over the last few days....

This was a cute New home card I made a while back , but hadn't had time to share....  i can't recall the papers.. I will update when I do... the house , I know is a Magnolia stamp, and its coloured with my Speccies... just a simple card really, I fussy cut & 3d'd the house on

 The sentiment is computer created...
I would just like to enter this in...
1.Challenges 4 everybody- Anything goes
2.Penny black & more - Anything goes
3.Scrappin 4 Fun - Anything Goes
4.Sister Act - Anything goes

 Thanks for popping by.... I hope you will join me tomorrow for my next SB GDT card..
 Hgs xxx


Thursday, 7 November 2013

Mo's Digital Pencil challenge

Hey guys!!! Hello!!
Time again for another fabby Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge !!
This week the theme is "Anything goes"... nice and easy? No?
So here's mine...

This is "Winter Fairy Pyry", so cute , doncha think?? I have coloured him up with my Spectrums, and the papers are Glitz "Joyeaux Noel"then I finished with lots of glamour dust on the wings...I added gems and stickles on my snowflakes too....


 So, check out the inspiration from the rest of the amazing Digital Pencil Team....
I would like to enter this in...
1.Holly Jolly Christmas - Traditional colours
2.Crafty bloggers-  Christmas
3.Created with love - Christmas w/ Red & Green
4.A Gem of a Challenge - Christmas is coming
5.Allsorts - Christmas Cheer
6.Crafty Hazelnuts - Christmas with bling
Thanks for popping by... and as always for your lovely comments..
 Hugs x

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

The Stamp Basket GDT - Angelica & Friends

Hello my dears... thanks for joining me for another inspirational card for The Stamp Basket... this is pink & girly for you today.... and the stamp is divine..!!
Today isn't a Christmas one...No!!! 
 Janet has these gorgeous "Angelica and friends" stamps on offer , just have to get them all as they are buy 2 get 1 half price??? 
so here is one of her friends, this is Mariella...



She is coloured with my Spectrums, and I have used some pretty girly papers to match....


 I finished with a doily & a computer made sentiment
 just a simple card from me to show off the lovely image...
 I would like to enter this in..
1.Corrosive Challenge - Tic Tac toe ( image, papers, sentiment)
2.Bloggers Challenge - things with wings
3.Inky situation - Anything goes
4.Penny black - Anything goes
5.Card Crafters Circle- Cute cards
6.Whimsy inspires - Anything goes
 thanks for joining me today, I have a fabby DT card to share tomorrow..
 Hugs xxx

Saturday, 2 November 2013

All DressedUp Challenge - Autumn Colours/ Give thanks

Hello my lovelies.... The weekend is upon us ! Yay! 
Today also means the start of another challenge over at All Dressed up , and the theme this time is "Autumn colours / Give thanks " ...so fairly easy.. I think... 
Here what I made using the new digi "All wrapped up".... and some fabulous autumnal papers created by Wendy Burns too..... 


So here she is , coloured with my Spectrums... I have used the papers, distressing them first, popped on a doily, and die cut some flowers & leaves ,and finished with gems & pearls. 


 I love a pinch of turquoise with autumnal browns.... 
 So, check out all the gorgeous makes from the Dressy Girls.. and give the challenge a whirl.. all you need is an ADU image, and you could use a freebie...
so, I will see you there??
 I would like to enter this in...
1.Crafting for all Seasons - Autumn 
2.Papercrafting Journey - Anything goes
3.Craftin' Desert diva's - Anything goes
4.Die Cuttin' Diva's - Anything goes w/die cut
5.Ladybug ink - Autumn colours

thanks for joining me today... have a great weekend!
Hugs xx

Friday, 1 November 2013

Spectrum noir - Some Odd Girl -

Hey, how are you ???? 
 Thanks for popping by... today I wanna share a card that I created  to share on the Spectrum Noir Blog....featuring a fabulous Some Odd Girl image ..."Bookish Tia"  



Here she is with some Cashmere Dame papers by Glitz... and some elements from the set too... I just printed them out and cut round them....



 I coloured Tia with my Spectrums....
I would like to enter this in the following challenges...
1.Party Time Tuesdays - Anything goes
2.Creative Inspirations  paint- Anything goes
3.Hanna & Friends - Anything goes
4.My craft creations - Anything goes
5.LEJ Designs - Anything goes
6.Scribble & scrap - Anything goes
Thanks for joining me today, I shall be back tomorrow with my DT card from All Dressed Up challenges. 
Bye for now
Hugs xxx