Thursday, 30 January 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil - Spots and dots....

Hey guys... Me again...
I hope you had time to make yourself a cuppa, and settle back down for my next card, which is for Mo's digital pencil.
the theme this week chosen by the lovely Mau is "Spots & Dots" .
 I had to colour up one of these fabulous "Sailor Boys", one of a set of 3, and well worth every penny!!! ... and here he is.... 

The papers are digi...called Brothers. The image is the cutest Sailor boy I have ever seen.... he is coloured with my Spectrums 
Skin:FS4,TN3,2,PP2 pencils 07,09,88,35
Bear:BG6,4,2,pencil 109

The sentiment is TLC. All my layers are distressed with walnut stain DI... that's all really.... 
I hope you will pop over and check out the rest of the DT's inspiration.. be prepared to be blown away....!
I would like to enter this in the following ..
1.Cute Card Thursday - So sweet 
2.Craft your passion - Spots or stripes
3.Created with love -  Anything goes
4.Craft Spot - polka dots
5.Ooh La La - Man card
6.Sentimental Sundays - Lovey dovey
 thanks , as always for dropping in, and as always for the kind comments..
 Hugs xxx

The Sugarbowl - Colour Inspiration

Hello my love;lies.... today is my first post over the year with my Sugarbowl DT card!! 
the lovely Karen has chosen a piccy for a color inspiration challenge...  and this is how it turned out... 

Now, once a gain I have used digi papers, these are "Love story" by Echo park, and a sketch from "The Sketchy Challenge" . the stamp is a Leanne Ellis called "Wish" .She is coloured with my Spectrum markers & pencils
Skin: TN4,3,2FS4,PP2,Pencils6,9,89,29

I added some lace, a sentiment from Tiddly inks , and used my Fabulous Phlox die from MB.... are you fed up of seeing ti yet???
So, check out the rest of the amazingly talented DT and give the challenge a whirl. up fir grabs is some lovely Sugar Nellie rubbah!!!!Just remember you MUST use a Sugar Nellie stamp to qualify.... 
I would like to enter this in the following.... 
1.Going grey with scrap creations - fav embellishment(die cuts)
2.Loves rubber stamps - Use lace
3.Card Mania - Angels or fairies
4.Eureka stamps - Anything goes
5.Deep Ocean - Fantasy
6.Crafting Cafe - Anything goes
 Thanks for popping by... Be right back!!! 
 hugs xxx

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

My Mums Craft Shop - New

Hey guys! Its Tuesday again... and almost the end of the month... boy its scary how fast time flies sometimes... unless you are waiting for new crafty stash to arrive in the post... then its takes foreeevvveeerrrrr!!!
On the subject of new stuff, the theme this week over at MMCS is New... stuff, home job, baby, you get the idea... 
this is my interpretation....

The papers are Echo Park "Bundle of Joy girl". I cannot tell you how useful these papers are... I have used them LOADS!!!
The stamp is a LOTV one called "Rocking horse" , colored with my Spectrum markers & pencils .
Skin:TN3,2,PP2,FS4 Pencils 9,9 4 
Horse: BGR5,3,1,blender TN1,GB8,10
Background:BT3,2,1,BGR3,2,1, blender
 I have used my Cheery Lynn flourish die, and a mix of flowers from stash. Then I covered them in stickles....

So, check out the DT's creations this week as we rustle something up for the "New" theme.... 
All I need to do is enter this in...
1.Alphabet Challenge - "Y" for young card for a little one...
2.Heck of a challenge -New
3.Crafty Hazlenut's patterned paper challenge - Use patterned paper
4.2 Creative Chicks - Anything goes
5.Amusing Challenge - Anything goes
6.Pattie's Creations - For little girls

Thanks for popping by, but don't go far, there's more coming soon!!
Hus xxx

All Dressed Up - Inspirational post

Goood morning!!!
a little dark and dank here to say the least, but a little shock of colour to cheer you up... with my inspirational card over on the All Dressed Up blog today!!!

See... I told you it was a little zingy & springy!! haha! 
this adorable lassie is from the trio of Autumn girls . The digi's are awesome value, because you get three together and then individually....
So I coloured her with my Spectrums.. and then added a little further detail with my new Specturm pencils....
Skin:TN4,3,2,FS4,PP2 pencils9,7,4,89
Clothes:PP6,4,2,1,BT5-1 pencils 68,66

The papers are Carina Gardner "Rose garden" (digi), and of course I have used my new Fabulous Phlox die... I (Heart) this sooo much!!!!
Well , I hope I have given you a little inspiration to brighten the day....and theres lots more on the blog..... go check it out!!! 
I would like to enter this in...
1.613 Avenue create- Anything goes
2.Kitty B's - Something new
3.Craftitude - anything goes
4.Frosted designs- Polka dots
5.Sister Act -Anything goes
6.Sweet Pea- flower power
 Thanks for popping by ... I will be back in a tick.....

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - Lots of layers

Hey guys... good morning to you.... Its another gloomy start this morning, but I am hoping it brightens up. 
To brighten things up right now tho, we have another fab challenge over at Mo's Digital Pencil where the lovely Franz  has chosen lots of layers.....

This is my creation using "Fairy 3", and Fancy pants Hopscotch papers.... 

I added lots of glitter on her wings... without glitter fairies can't fly, right???? 
please check out the rest of the fabulous DT's creations.... 
I would like to enter this in the following challenges..
1.Crafting by designs - girly
2.Crafting for all seasons - girly
3.Diva's by design - Anything goes
4.Whimsy Inspirations - Something new (Papers& Die)
5.Deep Ocean - birthday 
6.Crafty Catz- winter fantasy (fairy)  thanks for dropping by.

hugs xxx

In The Pink Challenge - Die cuts & punches

Hello my crafty friend... thanks for joining me ... I have a busy blog day today.... 
First up is In The Pink , with their next challenge of "Die cuts & Punches"....    and we are sponsored by the fabulous "All Dressed Up " designs from the pen of Wendy Burns...

So, here she is.... I have used one of the "Three little party girls", and coloured up with my Spectrum markers, and added detail with my new Spectrum pencils....
Hair: EB1,GB1,8,10, EB5,8
Skin: TN4,3,2,FS4,PP2, Pencils 4,6,89,35
Top: BT4-1 & the background is BT1&2

The papers are digi of course , from Echo Park called "Baby Girl".... 
I have used a Spellbinders borders die, and the Fabulous Phlox fro Memory Box ....

The sentiment is TLC.... 
so, please check out the inspiration from the rest of my ITP teamies, and get out your dies& punches.. Remember , your creation HAS to be mainly PINK!!!!
All that's left for me to do is enter this in...
1.Card Mania - Anything goes
2.Incy Wincy - Flower Frenzy
3.Whoopsi Daisy - Tic Tac Toe (flower, die cut, digi)
4.Scribble & scrap - anything goes
5.My Sheri Crafts- Use a digi
6.Aud Sentiments - Use a sentiment 
7.Craft Mojo- All things new ( Die) 
8.Fairies Challenge - New beginnings (Die)
 Please pop back later when I have a Mo manning to share... catch you then ! 
Hugs xxx

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Love you So Much - Die-namics heaven!!

Hello my lovelies... I am so glad you dropped by!
Today I get to share another card made with my lovely stash of MFT goodies over at My Mum's Craft Shop.
This one was made with a whole list of yummy stuff!

The Papers are My Mind's Eye "Cupids Arrow",and the background was created from embossing the "Hearts & Kisses cover up " die. The sentiment was stamped from the Sunny Day Doodles "Love It" set... and coloured with my Spectrums. I just added a touch of Stardust pen, and a few dots of liquid pearls

The die cut the sentiment is stamped on came from the fabby "Notebook Paper" die. I added a red button a little bit of jute twine, and my old faithful heart die cut from Sizzix. Job done!
There are some gorgeous sentiments in this stamp set, you really should grab it!! 
Hopefully this will kick start you into getting you Valentines cards made .... 
So, just to enter this in the following...
1.Great impressions - Something  new
2.Penny Black & More- Love is in the air
3.Sentimental Sundays - More than 3 layers
4.The Squirrel & the Fox - New stuff
5.Allsorts - buttons & bows
6.My time to craft - All about the love

 Thanks for popping by... I hope can join me again next time 
 Hugs xx

Saturday, 18 January 2014

Creative Fingers - Anything goes

Hey , how are you?? 
Good to see you.
I have a card to share using my new snazzy and uber fabulous Spectrum noir Pencils.....

This was one of the samples I sent off for the show from the CHA on C&C...I love how the pencils are on Kraft... I will have lots more to share of those..(wink)

The papers are Docraft or similar.. Wellington bear, I think . 2 types of rolled flower dies... pearls, and some distress paint.. simples.
I would like to enter this in...
1.Creative Fingers- Anything goes
2.Dorcerela Creations - New (Pencils)
3.Get Inky- Handmade flowers 
4.Keep It Simple - Text 
5.Stampin' with the dragon - Anything goes
6.Sweet pea Stamps - flower power
 Thanks for popping by, as always... and stay tuned for lots more pencil stuff!
Hugs xxx

Friday, 17 January 2014

LOTV challenge - Anything goes

hello you guys, happy weekend...!
I have a little baby card for you today... well, Its not actually a litlle card, but for a little baby, if you get my drift??
 Okies....So, I thought it was about time I coloured up some of these gorgeous baby stamps from LOTV. if there is a lot on this theme popping up, don't go wondering anything... its purely a coincidence.

This card blank is a big 8x8 ,I would guess, a fancy one from Craftwork card...But a nice change from my usual square cards....The papers are from Echo Park, baby boy ones, and I have used my floral oval die, and my precious heart one from MB.

The stamp is called "Balloon Basket", and is coloured with my Spectrums...I blended the background with my BG pens, and dotted with liquid pearls, for a starry effect.The tag is also LOTV from the sentiment tag set.
so, I would like to enter this in...
1.LOTV Challenge - Anything goes
2.Brown Sugar- Anything goes
3.Sister Act - Anything goes
4.4 Crafty Girls- Anything goes
5.Charisma Cardz - Its a boy thing
6.My Heart Pieces - Anything goes 
7. Papercrafting Journey- vintage/distressed /shabby chic 
8.Southern girls - Its all new
 Thanks for popping by today... I will hopefully be back with a creation in pencil next xx

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - Something New

Hey guys... how are you???
 Its always a delight to start my day with your company....
We have a new challenge over at Mo's Digital Pencil this week.. and the theme is "Something New"... 
My take is "New Baby".

 This little fella is called "Spit happens" , I have coloured him with my Spectrums..
The papers are Forever friends "New Arrival" papers, which I have had for an absolute age... but my new years resolution is to get my paper stash used, even if they are to yummy to cut!!!!
The sentiment is from Jellypark.

Isn't he just adorable???
 Anyhooo... get yourself over to Mos' and check the DT makes... and get yourself entered, all you need is a Mo image...
I would just like to enter this in
1.Crafty Sentiments - Anything goes
2.Die cuttin' Diva's - old & New 
3.Inky Chicks - Anything goes
4.Card mania - Anything goes
5.Crafting from the heart- Anything goes/ Pearls or buttons
6.Through the Purple Haze- Anything goes 
7.Craft your passion - Cool colours 
8.Fussy & Fancy- monochromatic
Thanks for popping by
hugs xx

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

All Dressed Up blog hop.....

Our first All Dressed Up challenge & release of 2014 is here...and what a fantastic release it is. 

Both our teams have joined together for this Challenge/Release, and we are also having a blog hop ! 

We have four new releases this month, all of which can be found over on the store 
Our theme for the the challenge is "Anything Goes". A nice and easy theme to start the new year with. 
Here is my design team card  for this challenge. 

I have used "Love to shop girl 3" which you will find  here  
The challenge will run until 15th February and the winner will receive 3 images of their choice from the store
Please make sure you stop by the blog to check out the rest of the talented Dressy Girls creations. 

Now as I said earlier we are also having a blog hop for this challenge, two lucky winners will receive 2 images of their choice from the store, in order to be in with a chance of winning you have to visit every blog on the hop list and leave a comment by the date shown below. Two winners will be picked at Random by two of the Dressy Girls on Wednesday 22nd January . We know we have quite a few Dressy girls, so we have spread the hop over a week to give you all plenty of time to hop along. 

If you have been following the hop list you have arrived here from **insert persons name before you on the list** 
Here is the hopping list so you don't get lost along the way. 
Good luck on the hop and make sure you check out the blog for the winners & all the challenge details.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges...
1.LEJ - Anything goes
2.Through the Craft Room Door - Anything goes
3.Artistic inspirations - Anything goes/feminine
4.Crafty boots - Anything goes
5.613 Avenue Create - Anything goes/celebrate
6.Without words- Spots or stripes

Thanks for joining us today! Good luck & enjoy the hop!
Hugs xx

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop - Pink,Red & White

Gooood morning!
I have a CAS-ish card to share made from my fab new Die-namics stash...for My Mum's Craft Shop today. The theme is Pink, Red & White....
Not being well practiced in CAS... I think I need a whole day to play with them, there are sooooo many options with these delish dies, i didn't know where to start.!!

Whaddya think??? Mmmmmmm, not sure I like this one... but I was up against the clock... 

I love, love, love that heart die... you will be seeing it lots.... 
here's my stash list..
Die-namics Blueprints 9
Die-namics Transformables Heart die
Die-namics Fishtail flags layers
My Minds Eye "Cupids Arrow" papers...
Rhinestone heart embellie!!!
....phew! I need a lie down!
 so , check out the rest of the DT creations this week, and check out those Die-namics... you'll love 'em!
 I would like to enter this in..
1.Great Impressions - Something new
2.The Squirrel & the Fox- New stuff
3.Sugar Creek Hollow- Something new
4.Card Makin Mama's - Anything goes
5.Simply Create - Anything goes
6.Wags N Whiskers - Anything goes
Thanks for popping in... Keep your eyes peeled for more gorgeous MFT stuff!!
 hugs xxx

Monday, 13 January 2014

Scribble & scrap - Anything goes

Hey gang!! how are ya??!
Well, we clearly survived the weekend, wow, it just flies by, doesn't it?? 
I have a card to share.. but first, I wanted to ask if you caught the new Spectrum Noir pencils on C&C on Saturday??? 
Now the secret is out I can share my cards using these fabby pencils!!Yay! 
You might have spotted my poochy pink card a couple of posts ago?? Well, that was my first using the new Spectrum Noir Pencils....
Here's another.

So, here is my Be Bunny "Peek-a-boo" card.. coloured with the new pencils, and blended with Sansador....
the little Poppy Stamps party lantern die is so cute, I dotted a few pearls on to finish . Being a CHA sample, I wanted the focus to be on the image , so nothing fussy added...
The papers, I cannot recall... All I do know is that I have had them for ages.. and my resolution for the year is to get these used up.. and buy no more till I have made a big dent in the stash I have... (hahhaha) 

So, I really hope you got yours??? Keep popping by, as I have lots more pencils sample s to share, some of which are on Kraft. I LOVE how they work on Kraft...
I would just like to enter the following....
1.Scribble & scrap - Anything goes
2.Squirrel & the Fox- New stuff (pencils)
3.Yumi & Fumi - Anything goes
4.Gem of a challenge - Something new (pencils)
5.Our Creative Corner- No more shopping sins (papers)
6.Suzy Bee's - Cute & sweet
 Thanks for joining me this morning... leave me a comment if you ordered the pencils, I can pop by and see your work too when you get yours..
 hugs xx

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - Use flowers

Hello my lovelies... welcome, welcome!
 Good to see you...have you have a fabulous festive break??
 Today sees the start of another challenge over at Mo's Digital Pencil, where the theme chosen by the lovely "Use flowers".

I have been itching to colour this darling fairy up for so long... so I did just that!!
she comes as part of a set, and boy are they cute!! they are the "Baby Fairies" the papers are digi, from Jodie, 2 new things to create my card.

so, so cute... I'm in love...
 well, check the rest of the awesome DT creations, and give the challenge a whirl... 
I would like to enter this in...
1.Crafting from the heart - pearls or buttons
2.Digi make over - something new
3.Come & get it- Something new
4.Robyn's fetish - Use a digi
5.Scribble & Scrap - anything goes
6.Squirrel & the Fox- Anything goes
Thanks for popping over
 have a fabulous day!
hugs xxx

In The Pink Challenge- Anything goes

Hello and good morning.... Well, I guess I am finally getting into the swing of things , post Christmas and all that!
time to start off with another challenge from In The Pink... the theme is "Anything goes"
Here is my card.... 

This little cutie is a Crafters Companion stamp, and the papers are First Edition "Spring Drop" , which I have had ages now....I love it , its sooooo glittery ..Yum!
 I tucked in a doily , and die cut flowers, and a couple of buttons... Finito!
check out the rest of the DT ladies' creations, and give the challenge a whirl... After all its easy peasy!!!
 All I need to do is enter this in...
1. Cards N more - Anything goes
2.Fantastic Tuesday- Anything goes
3.LEJ - Anything goes
4.Papertake weekly -Anything goes
 Thanks for popping by... I have another post hot on the heels of this one... do hang  around... 
Hugs xxx

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop - Always remember....

Hello and good morning...I hope you are all well? 
I am just getting caught up with my DT stuff, and this is one I whistled up for the free week over at My Mum's Craft shop... 

I love this Inkylicious stamp, and I thought , for a change I would step outside my comfort zone, and use a sentiment stamp as my focal point.
I have , once again used those Carina Gardner "Rose Garden" digi papers, I love them so... I added a few roses, and cheesecloth, and lots of stickles... a super quick make.. ( that's cos I take ages colouring an image in).
So, I hope you can  follow the fabulous inspiration from the MMCS team girlies...
All I need to do is enter this in...
1.Artistic Inspirations - Anything goes & hop
2.Crafty Boots- Anything goes
3.Creative creations - Anything goes
4.Fitztown - Anything goes
5.Lexi's creations - Anything goes
6.Challenges4everybody- Anything goes
Thanks for stopping by...
hugs xx

Monday, 6 January 2014

A sale at Mo's and new stuff!!!

Hey guys just a heads up!!!

Mo's BIG WINTER Sale!!  20% off your order at

Just use the coupon code 2014WS to get your 20% off digital stamps and cross-stitch patterns.  Sale is good through Sunday, January 12th.  Check often under "featured" for new images!!
Be there, or be square!! 

Sunday, 5 January 2014

Allsorts Challenge - Free & Easy

hey guys! Happy weekend....
I have had a productive day so far, spring cleaning the kitchen!!??? .. But that's enough of that, time to craft!! But, first I would like to share a card with you I made for one for my work colleagues.... and this image looking so much like her I had to colour it up!!!

this is "Cheers Kaylee".. from Some Odd Girl! the papers are digi from Basicgrey " Serendipity & shine on" , she looks so much like our lovely Kim, its spooky!!!

The sketch was a Deconstructed one, I think!!
I thought it would be nice to share  something a little more colourful today... and all I need to do is enter this in..
1.Allsorts - Free & Easy
2.Crafty Calendar - lets celebrate!
3.Polkadoodles - anything goes
4.Simply Create 2 - anything goes
5.Sister Act - anything goes
6.Sweet pea - Stampers - anything goes
 thanks for popping by... I am hoping all will be back to normal... and blogging will resume in earnest real soon! 
Have a crafty day!
Hugs xx

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - Anything goes!

Hello and a Happy New Year to you!!!
Its lovely that you have joined me this morning, as we kick off our first Mo challenge of 2014!!!!!
The theme today is "Anything goes"!!!
My mojo has not returned to me since the Christmas break, so I have cheated a little and used a pre coloured topper to create a quick circle card today... here she is ....

I really adore Mo's Fairies, and this one is no exception.... I used my Go kreate die for the card blank, and Cheery Lynn scallop for the DP. The flower is a Marianne die, I LOVE the rolled flower...!!!

So, check out the rest of the DT creations, they will blow you away!!!
 I just need to enter this in...
1.Creative Moments- Anything goes
2.Crafty creations - Anything goes
3.Inky impressions - Anything goes
4.Paper shelter - Anything goes
5.Card & Scrap - Use flowers
6.Natalie & Amy - For the girls
 thanks for popping by today 
 Hugs xxx

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop Monthly challenge -Love

Hey guys !! Happy New Year!
I'd like to kick off the new year with a card for a new challenge over at My Mum's Craft Shop. the theme this month is "Love"
Here's what I came up with since my Mojo is still on holiday somewhere!!! 

Using Carta Bella's "Devoted" papers, I created something quick and simple....
The stamp is from Pure Innocence called " Bear hugs". she is coloured with my Spectrums, and I created a frame with white card , and my Spellbinders die "Diamond effects ", I dotted some coordinating pearls on the crossed points 

 The sentiment comes from the stamp set too.....I love it !
 So, that's my first for this tear , and I hope t be back with many more... and I do hope you lovely lot will be here to share them with me??
 So, I would like to wish you a happy and very healthy 2014!
just entering this in...
1.The Artistic Stamper- love is in the air
2.Flat friends - anything goes
3.One Crazy stamper - Anything goes
4.The Crafting cafe - Anything goes
5.Mema's Crafts - bingo ( stamped image, die cuts, pearls, markers)
6.Creative Card crew - Anything goes

 Hugs xxx

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