Monday, 25 March 2013

Sweet pea Stampers- spring colours

hiya you guys!!!
 I am on my travels, but to be sure you don't miss me too much I have scheduled a post....
 This is a new stamp, one of my newest favs "Uptown girls" , I love 'em! My DD bought me this for Mothers Day.. and I finally got a chance to colour her up!!! 

she is called "   ", and is coloured with my Spectrums. The papers are the very yummy Echo Park Springtime .. Its a digital from Jessica Sprague... (One buck Wednesday!)

I have added bakers twine in pink, some gems and the sentiment tag is from LOTV.

I would like to enter in the following..
1.Sweet Pea stampers - Spring colours
2.Dorcerela Creations- Pastels -
3.Fairy tale challenge - photo inspiration
4.Aud sentiments- Girl power
5.In the Pink - Spring /Easter
6.Cuttin' & stampin' - Pink, green, blue & yellow
 Thanks for popping by... I am heading home on Wednesday . hopefully I will catch up with you then... you can see my antics over on  my Facebook page here.... 
 Hugs xxx

Saturday, 23 March 2013

Dilly beans challenge - Glitter

Hello my friends, how is where you are??
I hope you are keeping warm...? I sure is bitter out there... 
Hubs and I are heading to Newcastle tomorrow..I am hoping there will be no delays, there isn't today, but snow in some parts is relentless...
anyway , I have a wedding card to share today, the happy couple are tying the knot today.

The papers are Nitwits " Always & Forever", I have stitched all over and distressed with White acrylic paint.the lace, pearls  & flowers are from stash. The image is "Over the threshold" by LOTV, colored with my Spectrums.

 And I have added oodles of glitter..... a doily and a pin. The sentiment is from the PC just to add the personal touch.
 I love the pink girly shades....
 I would just like to enter in the following..
1.Dilly beans - glitter 
2.Card Makin Mama's - Spring colours
3.Jellypark challenge - pretty pastels
4.Forever friends - lots of flowers
5.Inky Impressions - Flowers
6.Paper Pretties - Glitter
 Thanks for popping by... I best get my case packed for our adventure to the "toon" tomorrow!
Stay Warm!
Hugs xxxx

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Creative card Crew- Masculine

Hello my dears... what a glorious spring day!!???
 Only kidding!! At least we have non of the "White stuff" !! come on spring!!!!! 
that said I have some lovely spring creations  coming soon .. Keep your eyes peeled !
Today tho is a masculine creation ( F-I-L's b-day card...) but I am sure he won't see it before then...

 The papers are mostly MME and he is coloured with Spectrums . He , of course is James the bear...... What is it about him that makes my heart melt ? This stamp is called "No:7 Bear"
I just love LOTV masculine images... they are always perfect for the job.x

So, a nice fresh men's card... I hope you like him... I may just have to colour him in again.
I would just like to enter him in...
1.Creative Card Crew- Masculine 
2.Bearly mine - Anything goes
3.Creative craft challenges- for the kids 
4.Oh-la-La- Its a man thing
5.Stamp & Create - Fur or feathers
6.ABC Challenge - J for just as you like 
7.Crafty ribbons- One for the boys
 thanks for popping by... I will have a nice fresh spring coloured one tomorrow...
 hugs xxx

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Saturated Canary Challenge - read all about it

Hello my dears.. thank you for popping by... pull up a chair! 
 I have a card to share today, using an image that I fell in love with as soon as I set eyes on it......
Say hello to "Fairy Wishes"

Isn't she fab???
 I have coloured her with my spectrums, the papers are Nitwits "Always & Forever". I have used my gorgeous new "Precious  hearts die", some cotton lace , and seam binding with a pearl brad to finish.


I have added a little glitter to her wings, and plenty of stitching all round.. Doncha just love her??
I would like to enter her in the Saturated Canary Challenge , where the theme is adding text to your creation... 
I would also like to enter it in..
1.Saturated Canary - text
2.Kenny K - one for the Girls
3.One Crazy Stamper- Anything goes
4.Carisma cardz- Twinkle  twinkle.
5.Penny's Papercrafty - ribbons & die cuts.
6.Diva's By design- put on some pink

Thanks for visiting me, and thanks for all your lovely comments. I really do appreciate them!
hugs xx

Sunday, 17 March 2013

The luck of the Irish- Happy St Patrick's day!

Top of the mornin' to you my dears...
Yep! its St Patrick's day today.. and I have something suitably green for yer! 
I found this fab subway art from eighteen25, and I knew I had to use it!!!!

The papers are oddments..( I think its woodland neighbours), and then i used green ribbon from stash, and the subway art.. the stamp is a Magnolia one...I have had this an absolute age... I can't think how long... I have coloured it with my speccies, and 3d'd it on

Quite a quick make for me really... so all that's left is to enter it in..

1.Just add ink - Just add green.
2.Pattie's creations - St Patrick's
3.Wags N whiskers- Go Green
4.Milk coffee- go green
5.Creative Belli- Green
6.Whimsical designs- St Patrick's day
7.Sisterhood of Crafters - Green 

So , I would like to leave you with this Irish blessing...

May your blessings outnumber

The shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you
Wherever you go.

Take care!
Hugs xx

Saturday, 16 March 2013

Designed to Color - Hexagons

Hello my lovelies... happy weekend!
hubs is watching the rugby downstairs, so I thought I would grab the chance to share a card!
 over at Designed To Color there is a new challenge up... we want to see "Hexagons"
Here is mine...

We are sponsored by "There She goes" stamps and this one is called  "You're a Hoot!", the papers are from Echo Park called "Happy together"

the hexagons are from my MFT die.. I have cut out and 3d'd the little owls onto the card. the clouds are from a stencil I drew, and sponging blue ink softly onto the card to create clouds.
Pop over and check out the rest of the fab dt ideas on the blog.
I would just like to enter this in..
1.Cards by Lady Anne- anything goes
2.LEJ designs- things with wings
3.Thro the Craft Room Door- anything goes
4.Tuesday alchemy - Anything goes
5.Paper playtime- anything goes

 thanks for popping by... tomorrow I will be sharing a taste of the Irish with you.. see you then!
hugs xx

Thursday, 14 March 2013

Lili's Little Fairies- Top of the Pops.

Hello...Happy Thursday to you my lovelies!
 We have a little sun... yep, its true.... I could be! 
 Thursday means the start of a new challenge over at Lili's Little Fairies, and this week the theme is "Top Of the Pops", so all you have to do is find a stamp that links up nicely with a song title, and remember it has to be a LOTV stamp too ... 
This is what I went for, being very current and trendy (Ooooh get me!!) 
Mirrors - Justin Timberlake

 I have used one of my all time favs... "Positively pampered" , stamping her in brown ink this time for a softer look, then coloured her up with my speccies... The papers are  a new fav... Nitwits "Always and forever" , and they are yummy! 

The tag is LOTV sentiment tag, and flowers and lace  are from stash. The swirl is a Cheery Lynn flourish, i just added a couple of pearl hearts and finito!
So, pop over and give the challenge a whirl.. I know you might have to get your thinking caps on, perhaps you could have a look at the fab ideas from the DT ? 
 I just need to enter this in...
1.In the pink- Floral/ Mothers Day
2.Crafts and Me- Ribbons and lace
3.Divas by Design - Pink
4.Flutterby Wednesday- winged creature
5.City crafter - Inspired by a song (Mirrors)
6.LEJ - things with wings 
8.Fashionista Challenge - pink
 Thanks for popping by...and for your lovely comment s as always.... I have a DT card from DTC coming up next.. til then take care .. and keep warm..
 hugs  xx

Monday, 11 March 2013

Penny black and more- one for the boys

Good morning... happy Monday!! 
 Where did the weekend go ??....
 I have a quick card to share and then get ready for work.. with a stop to the post office on the way.... busy , busy! 
this card I made ready for this weeks Sugary Sunday .. A masculine card for a change.... 

This cutie is called "The Aviator"... isnt he sweet? He is coloured with my spectrums... and the papers are "A year in Review" from Raspberry road

  I made the sentiment... and the die arrow is new from Die-namics "The way ahead" set....I have embossed it with my Bubbles embossing folder from Cuttlebug ( as embossing was part of the SS FB challenge) 
just a simple card really... but handy for those "ooops" birthday moments... 
I would like to enter this in.... 
1.Penny Black & more - One for the boys
2.Eclectic Ellapu- Birthdays
3.Sweet Stampin' - Man or boy
4.Raise the bar- thats my boy
5.Miss Muffet - boys only
6.Anything goes - make it manly 
7.The sugarbowl - anything goes
 thanks for popping by... lots to share this week... stay tuned...
 Hugs xxx

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Dream Valley Challenges - Mothers day

Hello dear friend. thanks for calling by today... I hope (If your a Mummy you were spoilt today), I know I was.... 
I have another Mother's Day card to share.. this one was for my Mum

The papers were digital- Cartabella "Traditions 1" from over @ Jessica Sprague, which I got for $1 !!!!
the stamp was another of my LOTV prize stamps called " Blooming Wheelbarrow  " coloured with my spectrums. its stitched & distressed, I have added lace, kraft cardstock, and cheery Lynn and Mariannes die cuts.(Oh and a few pearls)

I added the sentiment after taking the pic....
anyway, i hoped my Mum liked it...
I would just like to enter it in...
1.Dream Valley Challenges - Mother's Day
2.Stamptacular Sunday - To die for
3.Totally Gorjuss - For Mum
4.4 Crafty chicks - Die for dies
5.The hybrid chick - Fur or Feather
6.cupcake Inspirations - photo insp. 
7.Joanna sheen- Mum's the word
8.Sincerely Yours - Mother's Day
 I will see you tomorrow.. with a masculine card for a change 
 til then....
 hugs xxxx

Saturday, 9 March 2013

Crafts for Eternity challenge - Marvellous Mum's-

Hello my lovelies... the weekend is upon us.. and its cold and miserable.. perfect crafting weather!!!
I have a few cards too share this weekend, but I thought I would start with this one..I made it for hubby's Mum....

I have used these gorgeous LOTV mermaid friends...
 and the papers are "Sweet Briar" from Raspberry Road... just a simple layout, matted onto kraft, stitched  and distressed... I have added a touch of muslin, and a button, with a CG sentiment.

 I have coloured this with my Spectrums (mostly BT's ) and added loads of stardust pen....
Anyway, I am sure she will like it..... 
 I just wanted to enter in the following..
1.Crafts for eternity- Marvellous Mum's 
2.Stampin with the dragon- Anything goes
3.Dutch dare - Girls rule
4.Sincerely yours - Mother's day
5.Cards by Lady Anne- Anything goes
6.Penny's paper crafty - Stitching
 thanks for popping by... I have another Mother's Day card to share tomorrow... 
Hugs xxx

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Designed to Color Blog Hop

Hello my lovelies... another exciting blog hop is upon us today! 
I am thrilled to be joining the girls from the Designed to Color crew who have teamed up with Lil Inkers Designs to bring you another dose of cuteness!!
You should have arrived hear from Mary's blog... if not why not start at the beginning , at Designed to Color to be sure not to miss any yummy goodness!!?
There are 2 big prizes up for grabs... all you have to do is leave a comment along your way....
so here's my card ...

Name  Lis Murphy
Medium:Spectrum Noirs
Fur:IG1- 3 & IG8-4,GB4-1
Other:Icecreams TN2,1 PP4,2LG2,1,OR1,GB2,DR7,DR5,CR7
Image:Lil Inkers Designs-Artic Friends
Paper: Samuel Taylors Smooth 300gsm
Elements:MME Fine & Dandy "tickled pink", buttons from stash, circles cut with nesties Lacey circles & circle, sentiment comp. generated .glitter

I have followed a sketch from Deconstructed sketches, I fussy cut my image out & 3d'd it on...I cut the bunting from the DP.
I hope you liked my card... I told you they were super cute!!
I am loving all that yummy ice cream...
My favorite is probably mint choc chip... What's yours ??? 
the next on your way is the awesome Taylor Usry...enjoy your hop!
Here is the list just to help you along...

thanks for dropping by... don't forget to leave a comment as you go... and please pop back soon! 
hugs xx

Monday, 4 March 2013

Joanna Sheen Challenge - layer it up.

Hello my lovelies... start of another week, we are into march now.. which is rather scary!!!!!
Here's to warmer weather, and a chance to get my allotment underway.
I have been commissioned for this card.. and I used a LOTV stamp as cuteness way required...
 Its a card for a baby girl!

the papers are Forever Friends "New Arrival", can you see the glittery one...Its lush! 
the stamp is "Patchwork Balloons", coloured with my Spectrums. the flowers are WOC, I have added cotton lace, seam binding and a punched butterfly. on the bow I have attached a safety pin and a teddy charm.

The cloud is a Memory box die cut, inked with a soft pink ink pad.its has lots of stitching & distressing.I think its turned out really cute!
I would just like to enter this in..
1.Joanna Sheen -Layer it up
2.Eclectic Ellapu- for a child
3.Dream Valley Challenges - Ribbon & bling
4.Ribbon girls - Ribbon or twine
5.Colour me creative- Anything goes (with twist)
6.Totally Gorjuss- Anything goes with pink 
7.Heck of a challenge - Spring/butterflies & pearls 
8.House of Gilli - Anything goes with pastels.
9.613 Avenue create- Anything goes -tic-tac-toe

thanks for popping in, enjoy the rest of your day..
Hugs xxx

Saturday, 2 March 2013

Sugar Nellie "Bags of fashion" Blog Hop.

Hello my lovelies.... I am super excited today!!!
I never thought in a million years that I would get to be part of a Sugar Nellie stamps release... and here I am..
somebody pinch me!!!!!!
Now, you should have arrived here from Kathrin's blog... if not why not start at the top and go back to the Sugar Nellie  blog, to be sure not to miss anything.remember to leave comments along the way, as there will be prizes hidden on the route.
Woweeeeee! wait till you see these adorable young ladies.. and what an awesome assembly of talent to showcase them too! 
here is my card, this is Tabitha.

I have used Prime "Tea Thyme" papers, and coloured her with Spectrums.. The dies are Mariannes & Tim Holtz. The tag is a Magnolia one  tied with some distressed seam binding. The papers are all stitched & distressed.

I hope you like her ?!
Now,next on the hop is the uber talented Pat Frank! Wait till you see what she has to share.... 
Remember leave a comment along the hop to be in for a chance to win... 
over to you Pat! 
Thanks for dropping by today. I have been so honoured to be part of the hop today! Its truly a dream come true!
When you have seen them all you can indulge yourself by popping over to Funkykits, and grabbing them all .... 

I would like to enter my card in...
1.4 Crafty chicks - stitching
2.Craft Us Crazy - anything goes
3.MAWTT- Lovely ladies
4.Crafting for all seasons - dies & punches

Have a fabulous weekend ! 
Hugs  x

Friday, 1 March 2013

Lili of the Valley Birthday Card competition

Hello my lovelies... the weekend is nigh, and so is Lili of the Valley's 9th birthday party! 
Now, in case you missed it there is a blog hop, and a competition to make a Birthday card for their 9th birthday.
so... those of you that know me, know I LOVES Lili of the valley, and a chance to be selected as a GDT would be fabulous.... I had to give it a go.!!!

so, here is may card...

Isn't she a cutie??? she is called "Hello Cupcake" , and is coloured with my Spectrums. the papers are Nitwits "Perfect pair " ..I love, love, love these papers. They are so fresh! perfect for the spring! 
the banner is from my Die-namics banner die, and the letters from my trusty Sissix "Fruit Smoothie" dies... an old favourite!

So, this is to wish Lili of the Valley a very happy 9th birthday!!
check out the blog and competion for your self, but be quick!!!!
I am also entering my card in....
1.Crafting for all Seasons - Dies & Punches
2.Crafts N Me - Dies & Punches
3.Digistamps4joy- Birthdays are fun.
4.Sisterhood of Crafters - Birthdays
5.LEJ Designs - for a lovely lady
6.Craft your Passion - banners
7. Lili of the Valley Competition- Birthday 
 thanks for popping by... I have lots more to share with you tomorrow!! 
Lots of luscious girly goodness. Pop on by for "Bags " of Inspiration! See you then!
Hugs xx

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