Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Passion for Promarkers challenge- Pastels.

Hello all... How are you .. hope you are feeling chipper with this fab springlike weather... 
Hubby and i have taken on an allotment.. we did four solid hours of digging yesterday.. boy am I stiff!!
there is lots to do.. and lots to learn.. all the hard work with pay off in the end i'm sure.... 
So, as its Tuesday.. it must be time for another Pfp challenge .. this week the challenge is "Pastels" set by our lovely Vix.... 
The sponsors are DigiStamp Boutique & Letraset...
here's my contribution...

 the papers...? well... i'm sure as regular follower you won't be surprised to hear, they are MME. Lost & Found.. "Blush"... I love MME.....

 the sketch is from the current Sugarbowl challenge... with the additional twist of Kraft...
the image is a Simply Sassy... one of the ones from the last series...
she is called "Cinderella" and you can buy her from funkykits....

please visit the Passion for Promarkers challenge.. the prizes are fab.. and the challenge , I am sure you will agree is lovely and easy this week. I would like to enter in the following...
1.the Sugar bowl- Maria-Therese's sketch
2.creative stamp friends- inspired by a song ( pretty woman)
3.MAWTT- lots of layers
4.The crazy challenge- anything goes
5.Allsorts challenge- anything goes
6.just some lines- girly girl
7.Paperplay- mother /female relative
8.Willowsketchie- anything goes
.. thanks for popping by.. I promise it will soon be time for some sneak peeks.. boy you gonna love what I have to share...
Hugs xxx

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Pollycarft challenge- Ribbons & buttons...

Hello my lovely blog friends.. how are you today...? I am merrily busying myself with some cute, cute,cute dt stuff.. its a heart melter thats for sure... I MUST remember to take pics before I post them off this time! .
 i have another card to share.. one for the Pollycraft challenge, I have missed joining in here... I love their stuff.....<3 
The lovely Lynsey has chosen the theme ribbons & buttons....

 I have made a circular card this time... I love these I don't make them often enough.... the papers are MME  pretty please spring papers... the image is a Pollycraft image... Sonny Honeycloud herself...coloured with my Promarkers...

 the punch is MS.. yes, I know THAT punch again....I would like to enter in the following challenges...
1.Pollycraft monday challenge- ribbons & buttons
2.Incy wincy - birthday 
3.Craft spot- Birthday shaped card
4.the crazy Challenge- die or punch
5.Paper Sundaes - birthday
6.Sweet stampin- 3 in a row(ribbon,button,spots)
7. card mad fairy- don't be square
8.Totally papercrafts - ribbons or bows

thanks for joining me this morning.. and thank you as always for your lovely comments..
hugs xx

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Sugar Nellie fb challenge- shades of blue

Hello my friends.. happy hump day.. half way thro a busy week... How are you doing?
 Did you remember the pancakes last night... I had choccy sauce and bananas.. yum!
So, onto my card.. as you may have see me mention before , I am in a group of lovely ladies.. over on Facebook for SugarNellie...they have the most beautiful images.. and to those of you who know me , will have  already guessed...:-)

she is .. of course... Pippi Longsocks.... coloured with my Promarkers.... the papers are a mix of Pink Petticoat "Perfect" papers, and the dots are Nitwits Hopping Happy , I think.... 

 Isn't she just the cutest?
 I would like to enter this in...
1.Lollipop crafts- Anything goes
2.Nettie g's digital gems - Anything goes
3.Stamps-fun & creativity- favourite stamp
4.crazy Challenge - die or punch
5. Creative inspirations paint- polka dots
6.Crafty Emma - spots & dots

 thanks for popping by.. i always enjoy your company.. I will be back soon with... an entry for the Pollycraft challenge.
Hugs xx

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Passion for Promarkers - black & white

Hello my lovely blog friends... here we are again.. Tuesday means just one thing... its Pancake  day !!
 no.. that's not it .. ( did you remember  tho?)..
 its time for the next Passion for Promarkers challenge  this week the theme is "Black & white "...
 we are sponsored this week by Tickled Pink.. boy I love those images... 

 the papers are Prima printery, the image is  Lolita Orpheus Kellita ,.. coloured with my Promarkers.. Nice & easy this week..  my favourite flower die.. from Die-namics... a couple of pearls.. viola!!

I would like to enter this card in..
1.Creative corner- black, white & a splash of colour.
2.Secret crafter- Swirls pearls and flowers
3.Sarah hurley challenges- die cuts
4.Inky impression- punches/dies
5.My mum's craft shop - swirls and pearls
6. Lexie's Creations- monochromatic

thanks for popping in this morning.. its lovely , as always to share my day with you..
 Hugs xx

Monday, 20 February 2012

the secret Saturday Crafter - bingo

Hello  my friends... Good to see you on a Monday morning... 
now, Mondays depress me normally, but I have the day off !! Yay!!! So, cracking on with my dt samples.. hubby at work, no interruptions... bliss!

Just a card to share.. a commission for someone.. whose friend , a Pharmacist turns 60... its a Kenny K image..."Hot Doctor ".
 I had to cut the lapel shape out freehand and apply over the stethoscope .. I think i got away with!
then I punched out a star and added a a brooch.
... coloured with my markers...and the papers , you may recognise.. Raspberry road, "cute as a Button ". The sentiment was a freebie thro craft Stamper from BananaFrog. I think just about all the embellishment are WOC...

I would like to enter this in...
1. Secret crafter- bingo(ribbon, flowers,glitter)
2.Sweet stampin- 3 in a row(lace,ribbon,pearls)
3.Card makin mama's -Birthday
4.Crafty Catz- fav things(embellies)
5.Craft us crazy - fav  colours/embellishments (flowers)
6.Pretty little ribbon shop - anything goes
7Little darlings - Fav embellies - flowers
8. OSAAT- digi do

 thanks for sharing your day with me.. please call back soon... 
Hugs xx

Sunday, 19 February 2012

Glitter Geeks challenge- Girls & boys

Hi.. happy  weekend.. having a lazy day today.. but I wanted to share a quick card .. and by my standards its almost! with some lovely soft colours... 

 the image is called "Best Friends" by the lovely Mabelle from whimsy & Stars studio....they are coloured with Promarkers. the papers are Cute as a button, from Raspberry road... the flower is cut in felt from my Die-namics fav..:-) 

 the sketch is from MFT Wednesday stamp club.. 
i would like to enter my card in the following..
1.Glitter Geeks- Girls & Boys
2.Guylou's Inimitability- Girly girly
3.Poodles Parlour - mothers day or female
4.Cute Card thursday - Flower power  
5. Dies to die for challenge- Anything goes 
6.Lia Stampz - add a flower 

 thanks for popping by today.. I am busy behind the scenes with some exciting DT stuff... when this is launched you will adore it !! 
 Hugs xxx

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Spectrum noir dvd candy winner !

Drum roll please !!...
 the winner is ...

no 12...  Annemaritta !

 congrats ... please  drop me your address.. on cc fb page or my email..
 well done !

edited to add .. I don't know why but this winning number is not displayed.. lol! If anyone can explain.. I would be grateful.. but it is no 12 .. i promise.. ;-)

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

The Sugarbowl Challenge- Kiki's sketch

Hello .. me again..... yes... i know just like buses my!
 Well , i just wanted to share my next card.. coloured with Spectrums.. yes , as in the C&C potd ... for a change I stamped her in Memento cocoa ink... its kinda softens the look... doncha think?

.. anyway, its fit the colour challenge on my FB sugar Nellie group... and the sketch over at the Sugarbowl..

 the papers  are MME lost & found Sunshine.. I love their papers.. I am sure i have said that before... the soft stamping round the edge is from the the new Lili of the valley grungy sentiments , i think they are called... stamped in versafine smoky grey.
the image is called "Book club" from Simply Sassy, you can get her @ Funkykits... 

 I would like to enter this in...
1.Sugarbowl- Kiki's sketch
2.Stamps r us - anything goes (2nd entry)
3.the crafty Pad - letter B( bow, books,browns)
4.CES Challenge- lots of layers
5.allsorts challenge week 2- anything goes
6.Crafts & me - Distressed

 thanks for joining me today.. hope you will pop back real soon for a Whimsy 7 Stars studios card..
 till then 
hugs xx

Crafter's companion Blog Candy !

Hello you guys... 
Hands up who has been tuning in to the lovely leann Chivers with her POTD of the Spectrum Noirs !???
 Hands up who would like to win a copy of her Dvd that accompanies the Spectrum Noir Range..?
 Hands up those who would like that Dvd signed by the lovely Leann herself and the wonderful Sara Davies herself...?
 Yes...???? all you have to do is leave a comment , and give it a mention on you blog too if you would... the person who wins and gives it a mention will also get a little extra something from's that ?

... the dvd is packed with loads of tutorials on colouring with this fab system...

  and you can see more about it by checking out this fab video...

So, what are you waiting for..?
 leave me a comment.. and I will draw the winner tomorrow after 9.00pm... I'm not very good with the linky tool.. so this is the next best way to do it...
Thanks for stopping by..
 Hugs  & Good luck !! 

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Passion for Promarkers challenge- distressed

hi everyone .. Tuesday already... my... am I the only one finding that the weeks go by so fast?
 Its time for another challenge of at Passion for Promarkers...This week the theme is "distressed". 
I have dug out a stamp that i haven't yet used... I bought of a lovely lady and she hasn't been inked by me....
i love these Sweet pea images , and I really should use them more...

she is coloured with my markers, and I have used MME lost & found papers "breeze", the flowers are from WOC, and the die cuts are from my fav die-namics flowers die... 

all the papers have been distressed with a pair of scissors, and some with ink too...Hope you like her...
Please pop over to the Passion for Promarkers  Blog to get some awesome inspiration from the Dt 
I am entering this in...
1.Robyns's fetish - Square cards
2.Stamptacular Sunday - Pearls & Lace Gem challenge- Fairies
4.Carisma cardz- things with wings
5.My Grafico-  St Patricks/ fairy girl
6. stamps r us - anything goes
thanks for popping by.. I will be back with some more crafters companion dt...
Hugs xx

Saturday, 11 February 2012

Pollycraft challenge- Chill out !

Hi everyone... hope you are all keeping warm... A quick post today , as i have so much to do.. and i really must get my CC DT stuff organised... But a quickie for my FB group for Xmas cards "Sundays with Santa " ... where i can keep up with the Xmas cards thro the year .. i am a little behind ( what a surprise!)  the them was non traditional colours... so with less waffles here is my card....

 the papers are really old .. from Craftwork cards..... and the image is from funkykits..A Sugarplum stamp called "Cocoa Emma ", coloured with my Promarkers this time... the sentiment is half a Cats life press Christmas one.. and I have doctored one of my Mariannes die cut snowy borders... sorry if u are fed up of seeing that MS punch , but i love it ! Thanks Mum ! x

 so i would like to enter this in...
1.Pollycraft challenge- Chill out 
2.Poodles Parlour - anything goes
3.craft us crazy - anything goes (2nd entry)
4.Crafty sentiments challenge- lets get girly 
5.Allsorts challenge- free & easy   
6.the Crafty Pad - spring colours

Thanks for popping by today... the more i look at my image today , the more appropriate I think it is.. stay warm everyone!
Hugs xx

Friday, 10 February 2012

Crafters Companion Dt card & the Epiphany tool....

Hi all...
 Friday .. or should i say F-F-F-Friday !!!! boy1 its chilly... still , I'm not at work till this afternoon... I can walk there.. no more struggling to de-Ice... horaaah!!! Mind you roads are clear, hubby got to work in Scarborough ok this morning...
So, Exciting times.... I am as you may have heard I am  on the DT for Crafters companion... Yay! and boy have I been working with some exciting stuff...
 Today at Noon, on C&C  Sheena launches her new Paint Fusion  items..what a fabby range to work with... and then there is the new Epiphany tool .. you are gonna love it !!! 
 So, in all my excitement of sending off the samples .. I forgot to photograph them..... Doh! I am a numpty! 
so, not to be defeated .. I have made a card from Strawberry kisses... and used the Epiphany tool for the embellishments... wow! can this little beauty handle thicker cardstocks... and there are loads of little add ons too.. so stay tuned this Friday onwards to get yours...

so, my card.. before you nod off on me...

 the images coloured with my Speccies.. is called "My Boy" ,  the papers are from the "Strawberry Kisses" cd , a little strip of ribbon & an embellishment.

  this nifty little tool that let you create matching embellishments from anything, and you will always have a matching item... there are different shapes.. and if you watch Sheena's shows you will spot some of the charms you can use alongside this ... 
So, i better get off and get cracking on my Sheena sample.. lol . I can't believe I forgot to take piccies... 
I would like to enter this in..
1.Crafty Ribbons- For the boys/men
2.Craft Us crazy - anything goes
3.Digi Doodles Shop-For the boys 
4.MaWTT- cute critters
5.Karen's doodles - Cute & cuddly

Thanks for popping by... back soon... don't forget , get tuned in to C&C @ noon!
hugs x

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Sugarbowl challenge - entry no: 2

Hi y'all!!!
 Just a quick post to share my post for my entry in this weeks FB sugary Sunday challenge.. ( which is a sugar Nellie  group, to those who don't visit me often...).
... and it fits the sketch for the Sugarbowl,  so if I have lightening fingers i might just beat the deadline...
 The papers are Papermania  Portobello Rd, and some First Edition Up, up & away.. and a little MME!
 The image of course is a Simply Sassy "No;1 Fan", coloured with my markers..... 

 the colouring is a little rushed.. don't look too! 

... might just enter in...
1.Sugarbowl challenge- Gayle's sketch
2.celebratetheoccasion. - anything goes
3.squigglefly - birthday
4.fashionablestampingchallenges - make it a guy thing
5. Paper pretties challenge- texture(embossing)
6. Frosted designs - Ribbon or twine with shapes - Birthday (tag)
8. Sundays with chrissy- Birthdays

 thanks for popping by today... with be back hopefully with a CC sneak peek !
 Hugs xxx

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Passion for Promarkers Challenge - Grey &Purple/Lilac

Hello you guys.... Hope this post finds you all well..?
 I will be heading to work as this post goes live... So hopefully Mr Blogger will behave...
 Scarily , the week has whizzed by , and its time once again for another PfP challenge .. this week picked by our lovely     - the theme is "Grey & Purple/Lilac"
I raided my little pile *ahem of papers.. to find I don't strictly have the colour combo.. sigh... so i went with the purple and made my image grey.... 

 the papers are HOTP.. I have had these aaages... (blush) and the image is a new one over @ Tiddlyinks... called "Close to my Heart"- the character is called Wryn.. isn't she adorable?

the ticket .. well I think its GTC... and the wings are from a TSG set  called "Angel Mail" ... I love the sentiments on this set too.... 

I used the shades of greys in my Promarkers.. and a touch of Lavender & Bluebell for the heart...
Nice & easy this week .. so i hope you will join in...
 I would like to enter...
1.catered crop - Hearts
2.Come & get it challenges- Love
3.corrosive challenges- love bites
4.OSAAT - love 
5.crafty Emma's - give me wings and  /or Sketch 
6. tiddly inks challenge- Valentine

thanks for stopping by today... I promise I will be back to posting a little more regular... now I have finished my samples and got them posted off ...;-)

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Sugarbowl Challenge- Gayle's Sketch...

Morning all ! 
 I really should be knuckling down to my dt work , but I really wanted to share this with you today....
There is a fab sketch by the lovely Gayle over at the Sugarbowl... with the option of paper piecing.
 ...and I have used the colour combo over at my Fb group for Sugar Nellies.. which is shades of peaches and green....;-)

... the image is "best day ever" .... which you can get over @ funkykits. she is mainly paper pieced and  the rest of her is coloured with my markers....the flowers are cut from my die-namics die...

... so along side those 2 challenges I would like to enter....
1.the Sugarbowl- Gayle's sketch
2.diva's by design- anything goes
3.partytime tuesdays- Anything goes
4.Inky Impressions- Pearls and/or Bling
5.Stamp, scrap & Doodle challenge - anything goes 
6.Crazy4 challenges- Layers & embellies

 thanks for stopping by this morning... now I really must get on with my Dt stuff...
 hugs xxx

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Fab N funky challenge- use a digi

Hiya!!! ... Hows your week so far ? 
 I'm busy behind the scenes with stuff I cant share yet... you're gonna love it !!!
but I wanted to quickly share a card using  a digi from Whimsy & Stars Studio .. from the hand of the lovely Mabelle.... the image is Valentines Little boy ...

 the papers are Bo Bunny "Crazy love "... and the sketch is from Sweet Sundays Sketch . He is coloured with my Markers.. and the sentiment is from the new Lili of the Valley valentine stamps "Grunge corners & Love sentiments"

so.. I would like to enter this in...
1.Fab N Funky- use a digi.
2.Sweet Sunday Sketch- sketch
3.Little red Wagon - Valentines day / Love
4.Penny's paper Crafty - Love  
5. The paper shelter- Love

thanks for sharing your time with me and for all the lovely comments.. better get back to my dt stuff !! Very Exciting !!!
 Hugs xx

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