Friday, 29 April 2011

Sugar Nellie Facebook challenge- "Butterflies"

Hello all...
well  after all the excitement of the Royal wedding , its a nice long weekend break for most of us.. the weather still good , and enjoying a little extra creative time..
Just wanted to share with you my card for the challenge over on Facebook , where this weeks theme is "Butterflies"

the papers are Prima " sweet fairy",
the image is Simply Sassy,"windswept" coloured with my Promarkers, and following the sketch over at
 The Sugar Bowl by the lovely Marlena.

would also like to enter this for
Fashionista Friday- "things with wings"
Stamp something- "Things with wings"
CCEE Stampers- "Add a butterfly"
The stamping boutique challenge- "winged things"

Well best get off and see what i can rustle up for tea..
back real soon..
 hugs xx

polkadoodles challenge - "stash box stamp challnge & Purple, Blue & Aqua

Hello again..
Friday already.. ( must stop wishing the weeks away)..
That must mean its ..
Polkadoodles Challenge Day !!
This weeks theme is set by the lovely Saskia..
Its also a Stash box Challenge week which means you get to use a stamp from your stash...
Plus, you must use Purple , Blue and Aqua in your project...

i have used the lovely La-La-Land stamp "Dress up Marci" , coloured in with my trusty Promarkers...
The papers are from the "Back to Nature cd ",
which made this quite an easy card as all the colours were in the papers from the Shake-a-tail feather section...
I have used seam binding.. my new favourite.. and the flower button was from stash..
I added liquid pearls to give detail  to her necklace.. and there you have it ! Nice and easy !
Hope you will get chance to pop over and see the lovely creations from the Dt girls , and give the challenge a go !
thanks for calling by

p.s... I have entered this card into the La-la land customer gallery..

hugs xx

Thursday, 28 April 2011

Willow Sketchie Challenge - 28th April

Hello guys.. well its feeling like spring really has sprung..lets hope it stays that way...
 I have a frantic few days at work this week , trying to play catchup for the bank holidays... then as of this afternoon I am on my hols.. having  a little Stay-cation , but all the same a week of ...
Since its Thursday , it must be time for another Willow Sketchie Challenge..

The sketch this week is by the lovely Liz ...
and we get chance to introduce "Walter" a cute little owl, sketched by our very own Sharon ..

I have used the papers from the Sprinkles of Kraft cd again, i love the "Real" look of the kraft papers in this...
please pop by the other girls' blogs and see their lovely creations...
and get yourself entered in this weeks challenge..
catcha later !!
Hugs  xx

Monday, 25 April 2011

Pollycraft Monday challenge- "Fun and games"

Hello guys..
Hope your Easter weekend is going wonderfully..!!
Had a really relaxing weekend , hubby and I ..the weather has been unbelievably good..!! :-)
I wanted to post this card for the Pollycraft Monday Challenge , set this week by the lovely Emma...

The theme is of course "fun and games" and the dt have created some wonderful cards for your inspiration...

This was a crad I created using Maurice - on the ball, he is coloured with Promarkers...the papers are DCWV , and a little bit of websters..I stamped the little fooball , and the stripes were created using strips of black over the amber paper.
I would also like to enter him over @
the cheerful stamp pad- "there's a man in my life"
O.S.A.A.T. - "Fathers day or sports"
stamping with the dragon- "sports, sports and more sports"
Hope you like him...

Saturday, 23 April 2011

Paper Crafting Journey - "use a freebie"

hi.. hope you are having a wonderful Easter weekend so far..
 Today i would like to share with you another of my commissioned cards..
this fits nicely into the challenge at Paper crafting Journey- "use a freebie "

This free digi image was from the lovely Torico. He is colored with promarkers, the papers are from Craftworks cards, they are from the goody bag "Baby Girl" , i think..The lace is from stash and the flowers are Craftworks too..

I would also like to enter this in the "Bling it on" where the theme is a digi and some bling monthly challenge..
and i hope its OK for Cooking with Katie - Pink flowery ladies
(its pink and flowery and for a lady?? )
And Creative inspirations - "pets and animals"
Lol !
Thanks for dropping in...
Hugs xx

Friday, 22 April 2011

Polkadoodles Challenge - " 3 different patterened papers "

Hello all...its a super weekend..
its Good Friday... I hope you get lots of yummy stuff from the easter bunny !
... AND ...its time for the next Polkadoodles Challenge , this weeks theme is to use 3 different patterened papers ...        
set by the lovely   Tracie
I have used to fabulicious "Double Sprinkles of Kraft cd" today , its choc-a-bloc with yummy papers and images...

If you need a quick card there are pre-coloured toppers , like the one I have used here...
there are also some great tutorials on the cd for colouring with your Promarkers..
I adore the kraft papers on this cd ... they really do look like Kraft papers...
well best make the most of this fabby weekend...
 I think first i will go stroke some of these yummy papers !
Don't forget to get your entry in, and have a peep at the DT girlies creations...
back real soon !!
Hugs  xxx

Thursday, 21 April 2011

The spotted Chick- Krafty Thursday...

Hello its a wonderful day again... Easter is upon us.. I hope you have a fabulous time spending it with your loved ones..
 I just quickly wanted to share this , I found these lovely illustrations thro another blog , by a lovely lady called Zlatina.
you may have seen these cuties out there in blog land...

The lovely Jeanie over at The Spotted Chick , has a fortnightly challenge to add some Kraft to your project...
so i had to play along ..hope she likes it !
I would also like to enter it for
 Papertake Weekly Challenge- "Spots and Stripes"
And.. The Sweet Stop- Sketch
Thanks for stopping by, have a great Easter
 Hugs xxx

The Willow Sketchie Challenge

Hello all... its Thursday , we are finally here ..and its time for the Willow Sketchie Challenge...!!
This is sooo exciting...

This weeks sketch is from our lovely Sharon...
..and this is the sketch...

So, Using the fabulous "Double Sprinkles of Kraft CD" ..I created this...

The image is a stampie , coloured with my Promarkers...the papers are from the kraft papers section , the bow is yummy seam binding (I love this stuff!). finishing with one of the sentiments from the cd... perfick! x

Now, please pop over to see the DT girlies lovely creations... and leave a little love y'all!
Don't for get there are prizes up for grabs get yourself entered !!
Back soon ...Hugs xx 

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Tickled Pink stamps challenge- #15- sketch

Hi guys.. back again with a quick post, and a last minute card for the Tickled Pink Challenge for this week its a sketch..
I have used Lil Lad Eric  digi  ... so sweet ...

I used the MME stella and Rose pad this time... Gertie . I love these pads..coloured with Promarkers. Noce and clean style today ..
 off to link him, I think I am in the eleventh hour with this one ..
I would also like to enter this for ...
2. Scrap Creations challenge = " digital"
3.Bunny Zoes - "One for the boys
4. crafty cardmakers spotlight challenge- "Teenage boys"
5. Card Ideas - "Lets hear it for the guys"

thanks for dropping by..
hugs xx

sugar Nellie Facebook Challenge _ "spots and dots "

morning everyone...
Another beautiful morning...
 i wanted to share my card with you today for the facebbok challenge that they have on the Sugar Nellie group . This week the theme is spots and dots ...

I have used the My Minds Eye Stella Rose "Hattie" paper pad... the lace is from stash , the bow is from seam binding...gosh I love this .... its so forgiving , itsbehaves itself and makes beautiful bows with faffing with it....
The sweet Sassy is called "Fairy Tale" and you can get her from Funky kits...She is coloured with my trusty Promarkers. The je t'aime ticket and birthday tickets were digi freebies , the circles were Lili of the Valley stamps... from the clear range..

anyway .. thanks for looking... i will be back soon with more .
 Don't forget tomorrow is Willow Designs Sketchie Challenge Day !! wait till you see the yummy DT cards the girls have created ...
i would also like to enter it for the following challenges..
2. Craft your Passion - "Dots"
3. Ladybug Crafts -"Anything goes"
4. Secret Crafter - "Stitching"
5. Tuesday Throwdown - "Polkadots "
6. Cupcake crafts - "lots of layers "
7. Pile it on_ "smells like rubber "
 Catchya soon !
Hugs  xx

Sunday, 17 April 2011

Bearly mine Designs Blog Candy !!

OMG !1!
 Have you seen the candy up for grabs over at Bearly Mine Designs ..????
 Its MaaaaHHooossiivvveee !!
 You really need to pop over there and take a peek..!

Back laters...
Hugs xx

Saturday, 16 April 2011

tickled pink Stamps Challenge guest call...

hello guys ... well what a glorious day it is today... got my chores done ... so I wanted to take a minute to share this with you..
Tickled Pink stamp Challenges are having a guest call ... i love their stamps so it was rude not to....
there is a sketch to follow ... and heres my card..

the papers are from My minds Eye, lost and found.
The image is lil allsorts fairy Kira, she is coloured with Promarkers..
Embellishments from stash... I am especially loving my new seam binding .. its fabulous!

                             this is the sketch to follow...

 why dont you pop over and find out more..
right off out to enjoy the sunshine . I must press on with my DT cards too...
Thanks for stopping by ... be back real soon.
Hugs xx

Friday, 15 April 2011

The Sugar bowl challenge _ Maria Therese' Sketch ( Purple & Green)

Hell guys... yes its true , no need to rub your eyes ..i am posting again today..!!
 I wanted to enter my card over at The Sugar bowl , following Maria Therese' Sketch , with the addition of purple and green.

The long neglected Gorjuss girl  has been coloured with my Promarkers...
The papers are Prima "Sweet Fairy". I have stirched the panels , and embellish with flowers from stash (Wild Orchid & Mariannes die). A touch of ribbon and stickles.

                                   Hope you like her...
                                  Thanks for popping by ...
Hugs xx

Polkadoodles challenge week #15 - "Tie the knot"

Hello guys ... its Friday ... busy day today...
Time once again for the Polkadoodles Challenge , the theme this week is "tie the knot"..
I have used the "Love and cherish" cd from Polkadoodles.Its quite an all rounder this one.. loads to use on it .

this took me minutes to make. I printed out the papers and the stampie. Coloured and cut out the cake stampie..3d'd this onto the papers and stamped the sentiment.. Pearls to finish !
Easy Peasy...
Please stop over  and say hi to the DT gurls , and take a moment to admire their projects..
thanks for stooping by.
hugs xx

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Ladybug crafts challenge- Celebration

Hello guys... its Thursday.. the week-end starts today for me... Yep!
So I wanted to share a quick card  for the Ladybug  Challenge , where the theme is "Celebration".

I have  used this adorable Lili of the Valley image , coloured with my Promarkers..the papers are Bo Bunny  " crazy love"...
a couple of heart shaped pearls , ribbon and a button to finish.

This was for a friend of mine, her niece has just got engaged.
There are a couple more challenges I would like to enter this in too...
2. Freshly Brewed - "Cute and Sweet "
3. Fab 'n' Funky - "Spotty and Dotty"
4. Make it Mondays - "Anything Goes "
5. DDH - "Stitches "

I will be back tomorrow with my Polkadoodles Challenge Dt card.... and don't forget , Willow Sketchie challenges start on the
 21st !
Til then , hugs xx

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

willow Sketchie DT !

Hello Guys... its Wednesday , half way thro' the week ,
"hump day " i think they say in the USA!!??
So Happy Hump day !
Anyways exciting news to share I am in the new DT over at Willow Designs...

Wow what a great Dt Sharon has picked too !!

  •                                           Jo
  •                                          Me !!
  •                                                               Liz
  •                                          Kelly
  •                                                               Miria
  •                                          Hazel
  •                                          Saskia

I am sure you will agree a great line -up. I am thrilled to be working alongside these ladies...
Please pop over and say Hi !
The first challenge starts on the 21st of April , so make yourself a follower , if your not already , and stay tuned !
Back later with another post , but for now I am off to my body jam class!! I LOVE it !
Hugs xx

Sunday, 10 April 2011

simply Sassy Guest D.T. call

Hello all.  
hope you are having a truly sensational Sunday...
this weather is glorious isn't it?
Just wanted to share this card with you... its my entry for the simply Sassy  Team as a guest DT... wowzers... amazing or what??!!??
 I had to enter ...after all you have to be in it to win it...

See what i mean...such cute ,cute ,cute girlies...
The papers are just lush too doncha think...?
they are the new Madelaine papers from Prima.
The sassy girl  is called "fairy tale ", she is coloured with Promarkers...the lace is from stash .
Pop over and see for
you have a little time , as it closes on the 18th of April.
Thanks for stopping by, enjoy the rest of your Sunday..
hugs xx

Friday, 8 April 2011

polkadoodles week #14 chalenge- "Sketch"

Hello and happy Friday to y'all.....
 Polkadoodles Challenge time again , and this week its a sketch from the lovely Dee.!
I have used the new and totally delish "Double sprinkle of Kraft"cd..the colours are just lush... this was launched at Harrogate , and will be appearing on create and craft on 11th April.

The artwork on this cd is just beautiful its an awesome collaboration with Sharon Armstrong and Nikky Hall.

I just followed the sketch using the pretty papers , cut out the girl with flower. Added ribbon and glitter ...easy-peasy!
Please pop over and see the rest of the DT girlies work .. and leave a little love .
Thanks for popping by..
Hugs xx

Thursday, 7 April 2011

The crazy challenge.._"Just add flowers"

Hi Guys... yes, you aren't dreaming its really me posting again...
Just wanted to share this card.. I made a few cards for Mothers day for my friends and I dug out this yummy Sarah Kay stamp , I have had it aaaages  and have hardly used it , I had forgotten how pretty it is...

I would like to enter the crazy challenge-"Just add flowers"
and... Craft ur passion-" anything goes"
and...pollycraft challenge -"an old & neglected stamp"
Hope you like her.. thanks for stopping by...
I'll be back with you tomorrow with the new Polkadoodles challenge!

Sugar Nellie facebook challenge -"WOW"

Hello guys... just a quick post to share my entry for the sugar Nellie facebook groups challenge this week , where the theme is "White on White"...

I have used one of my favourite Sassy girls "Windswept", and a selection of embossing folders .. and the Mariannes die for the flower and sissix swirl die, couple of pearls and a little glitter...

There is a couple of other challenges I would like to enter this for....
The Creative cottage-"White/blank space"
A spoonful of Sugar-"tons of texture"
Anything goes Challenge- "pearls"
Hope you like her... thanks for stopping by.
Hugs xx

Sunday, 3 April 2011

Music saves my soul Saturday..on a Sunday!- Mary J. Blige, U2 - One

Hello and Happy Mothers day!
Just wanted to share this track with you for the lovely Marcea's " Music saves my Soul Saturday Challenge"

Saturday, 2 April 2011

Tickled Pink Stamps Challenge #13- "Bling it up !"

Hello guys.. hows your weekend going?
I think it was supposed to be warm here but its trying to rain, but I have lots to do so I feel better about being indoors..
Just wanted to share my entry for the Tickled Pink Stamps Challenge this week where the theme is bling it up !
 I had to get Lil Lad Eric, He is so cute! , and i have used him on my card ...

the paper is the new Stella and Rose pad from MME called Hattie, the colours are lush...He is coloured with Promarkers...
I would also like to enter him for Digi's with Attitude! - "Anything goes"
And.. Stamp Somethings Challenge- "Something digital"
And... Totally Papercrafts Challenge-"One for the boys "
Hope you like him.. thanks for popping by.
Hugs xx

Friday, 1 April 2011

Just Magnolia and Hanglar Challenge- " anything goes"

Hello all its Friday..!!! Yay!!!
 Yes, I guess maybe I am confusing things a little , I haven't posted my Polkadoodles dt card today , I have been awol.I have in fact been in Newcastle, with my daughter ...we had a lovely time...
So instead I want to share this card with you and enter it for the Magnolia & Hanglar challenge...

The papers are from the Prima Fairy stack.. the image is Hanglar, coloured with Promarkers..
There is plenty of time to enter the challenge as its month ..pop over and see for yourself, the DT cards are yummy!
Thanks for popping by
Hugs xx

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