Sunday, 30 January 2011

CES Challenges #21 - Bright and bold.

Hello ..I am back for a quick post...
I just spotted the new Crafty Emma's Challenge blogs' new theme " Bright and bold" and I had to play...

The papers are My Minds Eye " fine & dandy" which I bought from the lovely Emma's store.
 The image is Mo Manning "pool party", coloured with Promarkers and the ribbon and button were from stash.
The prize up for grabs are 3digis from "The stamp fairy ".
Pop on over and see the lovely dt cards.. they are fab!
Happy weekend, thanks for popping in !

Saturday, 29 January 2011

Mft Wednesday stamp club...

Hi Guys..
Back as promised with my card...
Here is the sketch for this Wednesdays stamp club challenge.

and here is my card...

I used MMe again , I love this paper. This is Fine and dandy "True Blue". The image is Pure Innocence , coloured with Promarkers. The ribbon is Papertey Ink and the circle is a Marriannes die.All this on a Kraft card base.
Now the trick is to upload to there!
anyway thanks for looking .
Hugs xx

Friends of Sweet And Sassy Stamps

Hello all and happy weekend .. You may have noticed I am backk...Ahaha ! Yes, we been fixed, thankfully things get backed up since we lost a hard drive a while back , so not too many tears , thank goodness..
Anyway , I have use of my printer.. Phew..!
I hope you have been watching Create and Craft and have seen todays Polkadoodles shows.. Those new images are yummy aren't they?Love those little houses...:-)
Any hoo.. just wanted to bring to your attention one of my new icons for the friends of Sweet & Sassy stamps.. I am one of the new friends .. and i get to play from time to time with there new images , and i get to show case them here on my blog !!

Looking forward to seeing whats new...
So I am back on track hopefully and can get up to speed with my Polkadoodles Dt work.
I also will be popping back with my card for Mft sketch..
Catch Ya Laters...!
Hugs xxxx

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

club anya challenge 52

Hello all... well my computers still poorly , and hopefully a family friend is calling tonight to help... so i have limited access here and i wanted to to quickly post my entry for the challenge..
this is the sketch ..

and here is my card...

This little cutey is from the Greetings Farm "happy days", coloured with promarkers . The papers are from MME Fine and Dandy. The edger punch is from Martha Stewart.
There are some fab DT cards to see , pop over and have a look...

There also a new challenge blog i have found, " I did it creations", where the theme is  " a card for a child ".They have digis as prizes ... go see for yourself ...

thanks for popping by ...hopefully I will be back on my pc soon..
                                                    hugs  xx

Monday, 24 January 2011

Delicious doodles challenges- get well soon or cheer them up!

Hi guys...well that's another weekend whizzed by, the dreaded Monday is upon us!!
so fittingly i thought as a cheer up ( tenuous link there) lol! I would post this rather appropriate card to cheer someone up. Its for Delicious doodles and as a prize you can choose 5 Free digi'sfrom their shop..

The image is heather Ellis Pure innocence, and the papers are Prima .the sentiment is from There She Goes "Angel Mail".
Hopefully it has cheered you guys up too?
Thanks for calling in.
hugs x

Sunday, 23 January 2011

Totally Papercrafts challenge#50 - add a heart

Hello all, hope you are having a pleasant Sunday... its a totally lazy day here for us...
Just wanted to blog my latest card for the totally Papercrafts challenge this week where they want you to " add a heart".
so , to make it short and sweet , i used one of the new cute squares from lili of the valley.. and the papers were from the Nitwits "quilty pleasures" collection.

The sentiment was from Lili of the valley also.
nice and simple , I think!
The prize up for grabs is a choice of 2 of the cute rubber stamps.

It also fits nicely with craft Your Days away challenge#12 -Love.
There are 4 digi images from Meljens for grabs here..
so please pop on over , and leave a little love ( hehe..see what i did there? )
Thanks for popping in , don't forget to say hello!

P.s. ..I am looking for someone who does those cutesy little blog watermarks for your photos...any suggestions?

Saturday, 22 January 2011

case study Challenge #23

Hello and happy weekend ,how you all doing..?
Just wanted to give you this heads up about this blog I have been following..its a great place to get your Mojo flowing again .. and the DT cards are , well , just WOWZERS!!!!..
This week over at Case study, there are no exceptions... pop over and see.. the inspiration is from the amazing Mercy Kerin...
I am sure you will agree this is just mouth-watering...
And , here's mine..

The owl stamp is from " There She Goes".. - "You're a hoot!". and the papers are My Minds Eye- Fine and dandy "tickled pink "
The base card is  Kraft card so i can hopefully enter it for the  "Spotted Chick Challenge" too..:-)
thanks for stopping by today, have a great weekend!
hugs  xx

Friday, 21 January 2011

Polkadoodles Challenge#3 -Theres no place like home..

Hello and happy Friday ! Boy, these days are whizzing by..
At least its a day off today , and I am off to get a bit of pampering at the Sessions Spa , in Beverley ... Love having my hair done their .. they have massaging chairs and all the Cappuccinos you can drink!
So the cherry on top is the Polkadoodles challenge..and the theme is "theres no place like home".
I hope you have managed to get a glimpse of the new Paper Boutique cd , Projects Galore..
I have used this to create my house card today , in A4 size it gives your cards a little something !

Please dont forget to pop over to the Polkadoodles blog and see what the rest of the girl's have created for you.
hugs xx

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Anyone for Anya- Pretty bows

time again to enter my card for the Anyone for Anya challenge ..  this week its pretty bows.The sponsor this week is Simon Says stamp.. with a $15 voucher to spend..

The papers are from My Minds Eye.. Miko is a wild sprout, coloured with promarkers. Buttons and of course a bow to finish!
Pop of and see the rest of the entries and the awesome DT cards..
thanks for dropping in !
hugs xxx

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

The corrosive Challenge - pearls and lace.

Hello to you..
Half way thro the week , thank goodness..
This is what i call my horrible week , on a 2 weekly rota , this one is the killer part.
so a quick post tonight to enter my card for a new challenge i have found thro Feline Playful called " The Corrosive challenge"..the theme is Pearls and Lace .

The Rock chick digi is from Kenny k.. coloured with promarkers. the papers are from dcwv, and the music sheet was a freebie from Craft Stamper , I believe..
The swirls (from sissix)were cut out of velvet paper and the lace embellishment I made myself, with a ribbon girl button to finish..
i would also like to enter it for a " Gem of a challenge ", where they have a sketch..
there are promarkers up for grabs as the prize here..

I have tweaked it slightly, but i think you can still see the sketch.
I would also like to enter in The Pear Tree Designs challenge, this week its a  "free for all".. up for grabs is £10 worth of ranger!
Please pop on over to these challenge and see the great dt cards for yourself..
thanks for dropping by..
hugs x

Sunday, 16 January 2011

One stop craft challenge- ~114 - card for a male

Hello and happy weekend..
thought i would quickly blog this card as I have a break in my card orders , well not really , but I am up to
This was an order , but it fitted nicely into a couple of challenges , so here goes..

so firstly, the one stop craft challenge - card for a male.they are sponsered by Stitchy Bear digital stamps , and they are offering a $10.00 prize for the winner.
I would also like to enter..Craft your days away challenge where this week" anything goes.". its sponsored by Simon Says stamp and the prize is a $10.00 voucher.
i am normally a 1 card 1 challenge type of girl, but, i like to add it to Bugaboo stamps "catch the bug" challenge..the theme there is Birthdays.
Then there is totally papercrafts challenge - #49 Happy Birthday.they are sponsored by MelJens , and she has 4 digi images  on offer as the prize..
And last but not least is "Off The Wall Crafting" where their challenge this week has these colours...

 and this snapshot..

      The prize up for grabs is a selection of sakura pens !!
Phew, thats about it , except to say..

I hope you are having an enjoyable weekend.. thanks for stopping by..x

Friday, 14 January 2011

Polkadoodles Challenge week #2 - a sketch

Hello to you and happy Friday...
That can only mean one thing folks.. yes, time for another Polkadoodles challenge!
This week its a sketch created by our very own Nikky.
i have used the robot from the " not for girls" CD and the dotty paper from "Sugar Birdies"

The HAPPY was cut out from my sissix and the sentiment was computer generated.
Please pop over to the Polkadoodles blog and see what the rest of the girls have created.. dont forget to leave a little love
thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 13 January 2011

Mft Wednesday Stamp Club- getting sketchy

Hello , its me again . Back with another card this time for the new sketch base challenges from My Favourite Things.
Here's the sketch..

There are some awesome dt cards on this blog , and the entries , uploaded up to splitcoast are gorrgeoouussss !.
Here is my take on the sketch:

Pop on over and see for yourselves..
Thanks for stopping in..
Hugs xx

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Anyone for Anya Colour Challenge

Hello Peeps..
 its a dingy grey day here.. light is a little poor for crafting..
There is another challenge up over at Anyone for Anya, this inspiration is here..

and this is what I came up with..

The papers are Papermania's Blueberry Hill..( the check is Joanna Sheen.Pretty Petals, the dot are Polkadoodles Season of Sundaes )).the sentiment is a digi freebie..(gosh i really need to start recording these freebies better...). Anya coloured with Promarkers , and ribbon from stash.
Please pop over to AFA and see the dt cards , they are gorgeous, as always.
Thanks for popping  by... x

Monday, 10 January 2011

Make it crafty- "Make it colourful "...Warm colours

Hello again..
 I justed wanted to let you know there is a new blog from "Make it crafty"  called " make it colourful"..
iits a must for all colouring addicts know me and my Promarkers so i had to join in the fun..
here is my card , using birthday Cherrie and papers from Primas Jack and Jill collection.

I think my card is warm colours.. coloured with my Promarkers..
The fabby prize is Copic markers in warm or cool colours!
What are you waiting for ..get over and have a peep !
Thanks for looking x

Rainbow ladys challenge blog #134- its all new to me.

Hello ..its Monday..I swear the weekends get faster!!
Just popping by to share this card with you..

I would like to enter it in Rainbow Lady's Challenge this week where the theme is "its all new to me" ...
The van stamp is new.. and the 40 is from my new cricut cartridge.." Cindy Loo"..
I love it ,its really nifty , and you can cut in so many sizes.. its quite a learning curve , but watch this blog for more...
The papers are My Minds Eye.. ( except the bottom layer which is DCWV).
The prize is a £10.00 gift voucher from Joanna Sheen , so why not give it a go?

This also fits nicely with the latest Pollycraft challenge..where its  "new things". the dt cards are gorgeous ..pop over and see....
the prize here is fav! :-)

Sunday, 9 January 2011

The shabby tea room #43

 Hi , and happy weekend.. hope yours is going peacefully too..
I wanted to share with you today a card that i have been working on , and i thought i might enter it for "the shabby tea room
 challenge". The theme this week is " 11 Elements".
Yep, thats right 11 ! that loads of fluff on your card.. but, since i am rather a "faffer" lol.. i thought it was just up my street..

Mmmm..lets see ;
 layers of papers  (dcwv & Websters)
a punched border from martha stewart
nestie ovals from nestabilities
a digi form Kenny K
pearl heart
die cut stars
die cut swirls..
..hope thats ok?

The prize up for grabs is from Cosmo cricket . papers from material girl and garden variety. Yum!
Get yourself over there , but be quick.!

Saturday, 8 January 2011

Sweet Magnolia rose candy!!

Wow, wow, wow!!!
 Have you seen this ..?

You must go and check it out..!
Sweet Magnolia rose ..please say I sent you..!
                               hugs xx

Friday, 7 January 2011

Polkadoodles Challenge week #1 A wish for the New Year

Hello and a Happy New Year to you..
Now we are back to normality...I finally know what day it is, its Friday ! Which can only mean one thing the Polkadoodles Challenge. The theme this week is a wish for the New Year. My wish is for someone moving home .. " Good luck in your new home"
The papers are from sugar birdies , Nikky is so amazing at the way she puts these papers together , the colours just work and always look fab togther ( I think the lemon square is from Sundae of Seasons , which proves my point even more so.The house is from the Neighbourly stamp set and is coloured with Promarkers .

So please pop by and see what the rest of the dt girls have created for you... and don't forget to leave a little love  XX

Thursday, 6 January 2011

Tickled pink stamps challenge #1

Hello ..Happy Thursday...!
a short week for me this week..Monday was bank holiday , and I am off tomorrow,...YAY!
So , just popping back with another challenge..
Tickled pink stamps have just lauched there new challenge blog, and the theme this week is
                                           "Anything Goes "

Up for grabs are 2 digital stamps of your choice... I would struggle to choose they are all gorgeous!!!

The pics aren't great..they were taken under my ottlite. But the colours are good doncha think...  ?  so glad my hubby bought me my Ottlite.
The image is Birthday cherrie, the papers lost and found by My Minds Eye.
Ticket was a freebie... will get back to you on that...
Ribbon and pearls from stash... cherrie was coloured with Promarkers.
Pop over and check out the new Tickled Pink challenge blog... and don't forget to leave a little love . You will be blown away by the dt cards ..:-)
Thanks for popping by..x

Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Just Magnolia ( & Hanglars) challenge- anything goes

well its back to the grindstone for most of us... wouldn't it just be the dream to make a living doing the thing I love most ...crafting.(sigh)..
Anyway ,just wanted to share with you my entry for the Just Magnolia challenge..( its OK to enter with your Hanglars now too    :-)
Since the theme is anything goes was hard to resist !
The sponsor is Embellishments:de and there is a 15 euro voucher up for grabs...

The boys  ( who resemble my two nephews), were coloured with promarkers..The papers are "lost and found" by My Minds Eye.. the ribbon from hobbycraft, and the flowers and buckle from Wild Orchid Crafts.
This weeks challenge closes on the 6th of Jan...
Pop over and look at the gorgeous dt cards , and entries...
Thanks for looking.. xx

Monday, 3 January 2011

Anyone for Anya 1st challenge

Hello ..I am back.
quite a productive day today...Have taken the tree down and had a spring clean. I have a nice roast slow cooking for tea, and I am catching up on some blogging :-)
I wanted to post my next challenge entry for A.F.A , this week the theme is the february calendar page .
If you pop on over you can download the calendar template and give it go yourself....

You can't tell in the fading light but the template has been printed on a pink pattern card , just a subtle pattern.The papers are from My Minds Eye , and i have inked up and coloured" Flirty Edward "  from the wild sprouts collection 1.The heart is Martha Stewart , and the sentiment was a freebie, but I cannot remember from where. I will go check that.
Anyone for Anya is sponsered by Paper and Pictures this week and there is a cute Tilda stamp up for grabs...
Thanks for stopping by , don't forget to say "hello" ! x

Sunday, 2 January 2011

Anyone for Anya Top 3 !!!!

Hello all...
 Has anyone got the post Christmas blues...?
 I usually get Febuary-itus , but I had some good news this morning... it has cheered me up no end...
I was picked for the top 3 on the Anyone for Anya challenge !! Woohoooo !

I have recently found these cuties .. and I love 'em.
 Thanks ladies for picking me ..:-) Hugs xx

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