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Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Celebrate at My Mum's Craft Shop !!

Hellloooo my lovelies... good to see you??
I hope Santa was good to you , and you join me today in good spirits, looking forward to the start of 2014???
The theme this week over at My Mum's Craft Shop is "Celebrate!!", and here is my DT card....




 this is "Ava loves to celebrate" from the "Stamping Bella Uptown Girls" range 



I have finished colouring her up with my Spectrums..
 Skin: TN3,2,PP2,FS4
Hair:GB2,8,10,EB3,5
Flowers & bows:PP6,5,4,2,
The papers are Carina Gardner "Garden Rose". I have added a doily, a die-namics "Dainty Bow" and the sentiment is from TLC.

So, I would just like to enter this in the following..
1.Addicted to stamps - Lovely wishes
2.Cute card Thursday - Anything goes
3.Crafts and Me - Anything goes
4.Lets Create challenges - Celebrate
5.Whoopsi Daisy - Celebrations
6.Whimsy stamps - Party time

Thanks for popping by....
Have a fabulous new year!
see ya next year!
hugs xxx

Sunday, 29 December 2013

All Dressed Up Inspirational card

Hey guys... how are you???
 I guess you may have had chance to escape from all the madness and enjoy a quiet mooch around all the blogs today? 
Things will be pretty quiet everywhere, and now the dust has settled I can share this Inspirational card for the All Dressed Up challenge...
 this one has a BIG flavour of Spring... 



This adorable little image is called "Fairy Magic" ... and I have coloured her with my Spectrums 




You can find lots of gorgeous digi's  like her in the All Dressed Up shop on Etsy..... Please pop over and have a look . 
All that left for me to do is wish you a wonderful day, and enter this in the following
1.Crafting Muskateers- Layer it up 
2.Crafty Creations - Anything goes
3.Digistamps4joy - Anything goes
4.Paper Shelter - Anything goes 
5.The Stampin Chef  - Anything goes 
6.Stamp N Doodle. -Anything goes 
 Thanks for popping by ...
Hugs xx 


Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Merry Christmas!!!

Merry Christmas my lovelies.... and thank you so much for your kind words of encouragement throughout the year..
 Just one final card to share... and I can close my craft room door and enjoy the festivities!!! 


This fabulous Santa is LOTV, isn't he gorgeous!!! ????/
 I hope he brings you loads of pressies!!
 I have coloured him with my spectrums... 
Skin:TN3,2,PP2,FS4

Reindeer:BG6,GB8,10,2,TN1,EB2,1,CR8

Background:BGR5-1,IG2&1

Presents:BT5,3,1,GB4,CT2,DG4,CG4,3,2,DR7,4,2,CR7




 I LOVE that poinsettia die from Dienamics.... and the Joy square frame die ! That papers are Carina Gardner "Vintage Christmas " 
So there you have it... my last Xmas card ...

Merry Christmas you guys!!
 Hugs !xxxx 

Monday, 23 December 2013

Almost there...!

Hey you lot.... good to see you!!! 
Thank you for sparing a moment to pop over and letting me share one of my last few Christmas makes..... I really do appreciate it, as you time is precious right now I'm sure :-)
I had to get a few of my xmas LOTV images inked up, before the big day passed me by...lol! 
So, the first one is an adorable couple, perfect to send to that perfect pair at this time of year !! 


Now, I got chance to play with my Grand Calibur , and cut out a larger card shape....  the papers are LOTV too. The image is called "Window seat" and I have coloured it up with my markers
Skin;TN3,2,PP2,FS4

Hair;GB8,CT4,2,IG4,2

Hat,curtains,presents,outside :IG6,DR7,DR4,CR7,IB2,1.BT1

Clothing:DG4,CG4,3,1,BGR4,3,2,1,,IG5,3,2,1,BT5,4,2,1,GB4,2,TN1,CT1,HB1,2

Background:EB1,TN1,blender



I have frantaged lots, and used this fabulous Dee's distinctively die... I LOVE it!!! I dotted pearls onto it...Oooooh I love the sparkle ! hehehe
I also used a Marianne branch & flower die... and MFT dienamics wintery wreath , and a few mini fir cones from one of our autumnal works this year... The square die behind is one of the Joy Square dies.  
so, thats it... I hope you like??
 I would like to enter this in..
1.Addicted to stamps - Lovely wishes 
2.Challenges 4 everybody - Anything goes
3.That Craft place - anything goes 
4.The Squirrel & the Fox - Christmas 
5.Little Claire's - Christmas 
6.A Creative Romance - Sparkle at Christmas 
 thanks for popping in... If I don't see you again before the big day.. Have a wonderful Christmas....
hugs xxx

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - Favourite mo's creation made by you!

Hello you lot!!! the big day is nearly here... and I get a chance to share my favourite creation using a Mo image this year!!! 
this was a really tough one... but here's mine ....


Pop over to Mo's Digtal Pencil, and see what the rest of DT chose for their favs.... Maybe you could share yours too
 Thanks for popping by
 hugs xxx

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

MMCS DT- Gift boxes and bags

Hello my lovelies... so pleased to see you!
 I know we are all knee deep in preparations, so I am really grateful that you made a little time to visit me today
Its time to create those gift boxes and bags this week over at My Mum's Craft shop.... and  this  was made in a jiffy!!!


ok, so relatively simple... just an A4, scored 2" in all the way round, and gently fold those scores. Then Cut once at each side 2" in, to create a tab. Glue the tab and fold in. voila!!! 

 Then I created this winter scene, using Santa's Workshop papers, and my spellbinders border one die to create the snowy hill. I distressed and added picket white paint, and lots of glamour dust.
I love these Freezy Fellas, and they all made a super quick colour up... I fussy cut them out and 3d'd them on. I finished with Baker's Twine and a sentiment from the stamp set.
The biggest job was take the pics...Hahaha!
Pop over and get out the rest of the clever gifting ideas from the rest of the DT girlies.
I would just like to enter his in..
1.Creative Inspirations Paint - anything goes
2.Stamping Sensations - Free & Easy
3.Crafty Calendar -cold & frosty
4.Sweet Stampin - Last minute Christmas 
5.Little Claire's -Christmas
6.Craftitude - Anything Goes/Christmas Sparkle
Thanks for dropping in... 
 hugs xxx

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Mo's digital pencil challenge - Animals, insects & Fairies.

Hello, and welcome back!
Its a busy old blog day today for me.... I have another to share for the Digital Pencil challenge over @ Mo's
The theme chosen by the lovely Debbie   is "Animals, Insects & Fairies"..
 So, I had to colour up this cutie!!!!



This is "Baby Fairy Ladybug", isn't she too cute???
I coloured her up with my Spectrums..
Skin:TN4,3,2,FS4,PP2
Hair:black, IG8,6,3
Wings:DR7,7,5,3,CR7,IG6,IG9,7,5,3,black
Dress:IG3,1,blender 



 I followed a sketch from "Deconstructed Sketches" , and used these lovely MME lost & Found Union Square papers... I have held onto these for ages.... not wanting to cut into them... 
I have added a little lace trim, used dies from MFT, fishtail flags & flowers, dotting a little candy button to the centre. 
i do hope you check out the rest of the DT's awesome makes... these ladies are truly a talented bunch!!!
 All I need to do is enter this in the following 
1.Bunny Zoes- Wings 
2.Crafty bloggers - Girly
3.Created with Love - Anything goes
4.Graph-It - Anything goes
5.Gem of a challenge - Anything goes
6.Crafty ribbons - Spots or stripes  
7.Really reasonable ribbon- Bingo(dots,glitter,flower&trim) 
8.My heart pieces- Sparkle
Thanks for sharing your day with my , I do hope you will pop over again soon... 
hugs xxx

The Sugar Bowl Challenge - Fairies

Hello my sweet friends, welcome! 
Thanks for joining me this morning.... how are you Big Day preparations coming???
its a new challenge today over at The Sugar Bowl... and the theme is an all time fav... "Fairies"




This little cutie is called "Time together " , and she is coloured with my Spectrums. The papes are MME Lost& found Christmas from last year... the frame is a Joy die, as are the snowflakes... I have Frantage'd loads, and stickled to the hilt!!! the sentiment is from a MFT stamp set.




There is lots more inspiration to be had over on the challenge blog... and why not join in....? 
I know you are all busy getting ready for the big red fella's visit... but it would be lovely to see ya!
I would like to enter this in...
1.Crafty boots - Christmas 
2.Kaboodles Doodles - non traditional Christmas colours
3.Melonheadz- Christmas 
4.Stamp & Create - anything goes
5.Timbro scrap Mania - Christmas 
6.Inky Chicks- Christmas
 thanks for popping by, don't go far!!!... there's more!!
Hugs xxx



In The Pink Challenge - Pink Christmas

Good morning!! Aren't you the early bird??
 Well, I am up early to start the ball rolling on my DT creations today... pull up a chair... It'll be fun!!?
 first up is In The PINK Challenges , where the theme is "Pink Christmas" 

the papers are from Bearly Mine called "Pastel Christmas" , and the fairy is from Jellypark... this one was with the fabulous Digital Crafting Essentials mag. I added acrylic white paint & distressed the papers. The circle is spellbinders "Stately Circles", the snowflakes are the Joy! Crystals ones... 



Check out the rest of the pink inspiration from the PINK ladies... and give the challenge a go... REMEMBER you design has to be MOSTLY PINK!!
I would like to enter this in...
1.Loves rubber stamps - Anything goes Christmas
2.613 Avenue Create- Anything goes
3.CraftyCatz- Use 2 or more dies
4.Milk , coffee- non traditional Christmas colours 
5.Get inky - Christmas
6.Digi makeover- Sparkle
 thanks for starting you day here with me... lots more coming up today... Don't go far??!!
Hugs xxx

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

My Mums' craft shop DT- Let it snow

Hey guys!I am back!!
I have had a lovely long weekend break away, and I am back feeling refreshed!
 So, back into the mix with my next DT card for My Mum's Craft Shop.
 This is a super quick make today, helping  get my cards finished faster!!!??? LOL
Here it is...

 The papers are Echo Park "Tis the Season", and I have used these gorgeous pre-coloured panels from Wild Rose Studio "Annabel & Antoine". The snowflake is from the fabby Joy! Crystal flakes dies, finished with a large yummy Sparkler. the sentiment is using the "Snowtown" font, and cut out with a Die-namics fishtail flags die .




A super fast card, for those last minutes makes.... I hope I have given your Mojo a little inspiration???
I would like to enter this in...
1.Cheerful Stamp Pad - Christmas 
2.Craft Your passion - Let it snow
3.Get Inky - Christmas 
4.Incy Wincy - Let it snow...
5.Paper playtime - Winter fun
6.Parade Your Crafts - Christmas projects
 thanks for popping by... I have lots more to share, amongst the madness of Christmas preparations!!
 Catch Ya soon!
Hugs xx

Thursday, 5 December 2013

Mo's Digital pencil Challenge - "I" is for........

Hey there... thanks for visiting...
its Thursday, so I guess that means another challenge is up @ Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge... and the theme this time is "I" is for... It can be anything!!! 
 I have chosen "Ill, Indisposed, Icky!!"..lol!  


This fella is called "Beary Sick", he is coloured with my Spectrums...
Bear: GB1,2,8,10,EB3,5,BG9
Pj's:BG4,3,2,1,IB1,BT1,IB2
Hankie;CT4,2,1,
Slippers:PP5,2,IG4,1,blender
Background:IG4-1,BG4,2,blender 


he papers are DoCrafts Wellington bear papers , I think... and I have used the fab Die-namics Looped Border, and Oval Tab. the sentiment is computer generated. I have matted & layered onto Kraft cardstock, then distressed with Walnut Stain DI. 
now, for a little more inspiration,check out the rest of the DT ladies' creations, they are awesome as always !!
Someone give that poor bear a hug!!!
All, I need to do now is enter this in...
1.Cards for Men - Anything goes
2.Paper Playtime - Anything goes 
3.Animal Friends - anything goes w/ an animal
4.Emergency Crafters - Anything BUT Christmas
5.Sparkles Forum - Animals
6.Here come the boys- Anything goes for the boys
Thanks for joining me today... I should be busy doing my last minute packing, and a little baking to take away with us for the weekend...
 Catch you soon
 hugs xxx

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

My Mum's Craft Shop DT- christmas

Hello my lovelies... yes, I  am back to share my first card as a DT member at My Mum's Craft shop... Yay!! I was sooooo chuffed when Kitty asked me.... 
So, you can catch my first post with them here... or pull up a chair, and share it with me on my blog.... 

I have been a little adventurous and made something other than a card... I know, gasp!!! 
What with all the yummy stuff  Kitty has , I just couldn't decide... but I finally chose these lush papers, and a Wee stamp that I just adore... 



So, where did I get the idea, you as???
well, I saw this adorable creation from the lovely Eulanda, and she has a Tutorial too.
The papers are Carta Bella "So this is Christmas" , the stamp is "Holly" from Wee stamps..she is coloured with my Spectrums... 
I have added Frantage, my new fav embellishment.. and stickles, gems & pearls. I used the Die-namics Poinsettia die, and the Joy Crystals dies.... and of course, glamour dust all over her wings!!!


This is how it looks folded up...nifty eh??? 
anyhooooo, this was made for the lovely Ann , my FB group swap partner, I hope she doesn't see this before the package arrives, eeep! 
so, just to enter this in...
1.Come and Get it!- Christmas 
2.Joanna Sheen - Make it sparkle
3.ABC Challenge - A for almost Christmas
4.Scribble & scrap - Anything goes
5.Stempeltraeume challenge - Christmas colours
6.Totally Papercraft - Ho ho holidays
 Thanks for joining me today... see you soon
Big Squishy Hugs xxx

Monday, 2 December 2013

All Dressed Up challenge - Christmas

Hello my lovelies... how was your day ???? 
Its been a little dark and gloomy here, but i have been a busy little bee getting ahead before my weekend away this weekend! Yay! 
I am off to Robin hoods Bay, for a Victorian Christmas weekend...bliss... we have booked a cottage, a cosy fishermans cottage, just staggering distance from the pub..hehehe! 
Anyway, I digress!!
Its time for another challenge over @ All Dressed Up Challenges , and this time the theme is "Christmas
There are 2 fabulous new images being released.. and they are Uber cute!!! 
here's one of them...


This is Little Angel, and I have coloured her up with my Spectrums..
 Skin:FS4,3,PP2,TN3,2,4
Hair:GB1,2,8,10,EB3,5,GB9.
Dress:IG6,DR7,6,5,3,CR7,
Wings:IG4,2,blender
Background:IB2,1,BT1,blender

The papers are Simples Stories Xmas ones from last year.... The flower is a MFT die, the leaves from the Winter Wreath die from Die-namics, and the heart in the centre is another gorgeous embellishment from Kitty @ MMCS... 



 I have added a splatter of Glamour dust to her wings, and distressed the whole card with Picket Fence white paint....
so, there is plenty of inspiration over on the Challenge blog, all you need to do is use a "All Dressed Up " digi or papers.. and there's chance to win some more digi's too ..Yay! 
So, all I need to do is enter this in..
1.2 Sisters - Anything goes 
2.Allsorts - Song or Carol (Hark the herald Angel)
3.Crafty Hazelnuts challenge 2- Anything Christmas goes
4.Creative inspirations Paint- Merry Christmas
5.Diva's by design - Use some red
6.A little Bit Crafty - Christmas cheer
 Thanks for popping by... I have another festive cutie to share tomorrow, I hope you can join me???
 hugs xxx

Sunday, 1 December 2013

My mum's Craft shop challenge - Christmas

Hey you guys!!!
Hello and welcome.....
 I have been busy behind the scenes making samples for my new DT post with My Mum's Craft Shop!!! Yay! 
This is my first card as part of the December challenge with the rest of the Dt lovelies..... 



So , here we have it... the papers are Echo Park "Tis the Season", and the image is James the bear from LOTV, and he is coloured with my Spectrums... I have been dabbling with those new brush nibs. I LOVE 'em!



The sentiment is white ink on black card, from the fab MFT Christmas stamps "Holiday Subway Art ". The die cut is the Holly die from Crafts Too, I just added a few red pearls from stash....
So, check out the rest of the inspiration from the awesome gathering of the DT girlies... and give the challenge a whirl... there's always something fabulous up for grabs..
I would just like to enter this in the following...
1.Annabelle Stamps challenge - Christmas
2.Jellypark Friends - Christmas
3.Sister Act - Anything goes
4.Totally Papercrafts - Ho Ho Holidays
5.4 Crafty chicks - Christmas 
6.Feeling crafty - Christmas 
Thanks for popping by...
 hugs xxx