Thursday, 27 February 2014

Mo's Digital pencil Challenge- Favourite colour combo

Hello my lovelies!! 
I'm back once again to share my next DT creation for Mo's Digital Pencil.... this week the theme is chosen by Nela , is "your favourite colour combo"... Well, those of you that know me know I LOVES me PINK!!! But as for combo's well Blue & brown are amongst my first choices.
here's my blue & brown card...

Now this is "Broked", isn't he a darling???? I have coloured him with my spectrum pens &pencils...I have used my pencils to add extra detail to the hair & clothing!
Skin: Fs4,6,TN3,2,PP2
Hair GB2,8,10,EB3,
Pj's: IG4,BT1-6,GB5,CT1
Pencils 35, 91,100,1110,104,008,009,63,67,69

 The papers are My Minds Eye - Record It - Follow your heart... boy these are lush!!!!! I wrapped around some twine, and finished with a button.

now, what are the fav colour combo's for the rest of Mo's awesome DT gang??? Go check them out... and I would LOVE to see yours...
Now, all I need to do is enter this in the following..
1.Sister Act - Anything goes
2.Quirky Crafts - pile it high 
3.Squirrel & the Fox- Anything spooled 
4.Color me creative - anything goes
5.Totally Gorjuss - strings the thing
6.Creative Inspirations - its a boy thing
Thanks for joining me today, its always a pleasure to have your company, and receiving such encouraging words!!
 hugs xxx

The Sugar bowl - mum or special lady

Hey you guys!! Good to see you!!
Well, its a shocker but its time once again for a new challenge over at the SugarBowl... and this month the theme is "Mum or special lady"
I had to dig out one of those gorgeous fairy stamps, they are a dream to colour and they are so big!! Fabulous!!!!

This is Golden Nectar from the Fairy Glen at Funkykits , I have coloured her up with my Spectrums and fussy cut her out and 3d'd her onto my card. The papers are Prima Tea Thyme....

I have added a sting of pearls around the circle , and a computer generated sentiment, the flowers are from stash... I smothered these with stickles.... 
Please check out the rest of the sweet girly creations from the rest of the SugarBowl DT, and dig out your Sugar Nellie rubbah!!! There's a prize up for grabs of more rubbah to add to your collection!!!so, what are you waiting for??? 
I would like to enter this to the following challenges ..
1.Allsorts Challenge - ladies day 
2.Creative Fingers - Anything goes
3.Scribble & Scrap - Anything goes
4.Sweet Stamps - Favourite colour (pink)
5.Love to create - Anything goes
6.Crafty girlz - anything goes 
7.Deep ocean - for a girl

 Thnaks for dropping by,I hope you can hang around, as I have another creation coming up next

Crafty Sentiments inspiration-Lilly Fairy

Hello and good morning.... I am so glad you are up early , I have a busy ol' day here on my blog.... 
First up is my next Crafty Sentiments Inspiration card, and I think I chose a real cutie for this one!!!
This is Lilly Fairy from the Lollipop Dreams collection.... 

I have teamed her up with "Fairy Belle" papers from Jodie Lee, added lots of flowers from my stash, some pearls, Stardust stickles and a sentiment from TLC....

I coloured her up with my Spectrums pens & pencils...
Skin: FS4,6,TN3,2
Dress & flowers:PP6,5,4,2,1,CR7,CG3,DG3
Now, I hope you will hope on over to Crafty sentiments, they have had some adorable new releases this week... so sweet!!
All that's left for me to do is enter this in..
1.Card Mania - use a sentiment
2.Crafting from the heart - use flowers
3.Totally Papercrafts - Spring
4.Tuesday Throwdown - Anything goes
5.Robyn's Fetish - Fairies, elves or sprites
6.Creative Fingers - anything goes

Thanks for popping by, I do hope you can linger, I have something just as pink and lovely up next !!
Catch then!
Hugs xx

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

My Mums Craft Shop - Buttons & ribbons

Hello my sweet friend! thanks for dropping in today... its time , once again for another theme over at My Mums Craft shop... and this time its "Buttons & Ribbons" 
I had to colour up another Stamping Bella stamp... I adore this couple...

Meet Emily & Ryan under the umbrella.... coloured with my Spectrums, and the background was created using a cloud template, and some ink and a sponge!
The sentiment comes with the stamp, and I added a swirly bow die cut, which I think is like a long ribbon??? No??? I added a couple of buttons from stash!!  Thats it, complete! 

So, please check out the rest of the creations on these theme from the awesome DT girls!! there is lots of new goodies arriving all the time... so go treat yourself... you know you deserve it!!
I would like to enter this in the following..
1.Amusing Challenge - Anything goes
2.Glitter & Sparkle - bright colours
3.OSAAT - Girly
4.Scribble & Scrap - Anything goes
5.Paper Shelter - punches or dies
6.Diva's by designs - Rubber stamps only
thanks for joining me today... please come again son!
Hugs xxx

Friday, 21 February 2014

Crafty Little Fairies - one for the boys

Good morning to you!
Thank goodness its Friday.. I am so ready for a few days rest... so much going on at the moment..phew!!!
I have made a new baby card for a colleague at work, and saw the ideal excuse to share it with the girls at Crafty Little Fairies.

The papers are Echo Park baby Boy, and the image is LOTV called "All our dreams", and I also used LOTV's baby shoes stamp to.... they are oh so cute!!!!

I finished with some distressed seam binding in white, and flowers and a doily from stash.. The smaller sentiment comes with the LOTV stamp, and the larger scroll one is a digi one from Jellypark...
so, all thats left for me to do is enter this in...
1.Crafty little fairies - one for the boys
2.Stampin' for the weekend - Flower power
3.ABC Challenge - F is for flower
4.Crafting from the heart - anything goes /use flowers
5.Penny's paper crafty - lots of layers 
6.LOTV challenge - Name that tune (baby blue ,beach boys)

Thanks for dropping by... have a great weekend.

Thursday, 20 February 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - Add a ribbon

hello, hello, hello! 
How the devil are you ???? 
I am sharing another card for Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge today, the theme chosen by the lovely Franz  is "Add a ribbon"
I had to use this rather cute image...wahhhh!!! 

This is "Fussy Frankie" , and I have coloured her up with my spectrums.. The papers are My  Minds Eye Record it 

The sentiment is computer generated, and cut out with my Die-namics oval tab die. I included a lovely silky pink ribbon from stash.
So, what have the rest of thr DT girls made??? check it all out here...
I would like to enter my card in....
1.OSAAT - Use a digi
2.613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
3.Baffies creative - Anything goes
4.Fab N Funky - Spots or stripes
5.Paper pretties - Ribbon
6.Papertake Weekly - lovely layers

Thanks for popping by... 

Have a craftylicious day!!
Hugs xxx

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop - I absolutely adore you!

Good morning my crafty friends! I have another make to share with you for My Mums Craft Shop this time, as its a free week, I jumped at the chance to use my new Die-namics zipper die set...

So ,here it is, VERY CAS... I know!!!... but these stunning My Minds Eye Record It "Follow your heart" papers were all I needed!
I created the zipper inset with the die set, using brown & Kraft cardstock, the contrasting paper was simply the reverse cut out! Genius!!! I grabbed a gold jump ring, and added a star charm , which is included in the die set.
I urge you to pop over and check out the new stuff arriving in Kitty's store MMCS... and wait til you see whats coming soon... oh my word!!!!!
The dt gang will keep you updated as they get to share their stunning creations!
I would like to enter this in...
1.Cas on Sunday - masculine card
2.A little bit crafty - man up!
3.Crafty Hazlenuts PPC- Use patterned paper
4.Feeling crafty - dies or punches
Thanks for joining me today... I have sooo much going on at the mo', and I can't wait to share..
Take care!
Hugs xx

Saturday, 15 February 2014

Crafty Sentiments inspiration post

Hello and goood morning to you!
I am mega excited to be sharing my next post with you...I can now reveal that I am a member of the Crafty Sentiments Inspiration team!! Yay! ..
 so, what did I choose for my first creation??
 Benson the Bear....

The papers are Designs by Dani "Blowing  Kisses", the image is a dig version of Benson the bear "Bundle of hearts" , ( you can get him in rubber too!).. 
I wanted to blow him up, to fill my card front, and I have coloured him up with my spectrum markers & pencils 
Fur: EB1,GB2,GB8.10,EB5, pencils 109 88 
Background:EB2 & 1 

I can't tell you how much I love going back in with the pencils, the detail is fabulous!!! I have used my brush tips on GB8,10,EB3 & 5, then dotted to blend and add texture, then added strokes with the pencils ...
now, there's gonna be lots more cute stuff from Crafty Sentiments , so keep your eyes peeled!!! 
I would like to enter this in...
1.Crafty Hazlenuts PPC- Use patterned paper
2.Paper shelter - Be my valentine
3.Creative inspirations - love 
4.Deep ocean - love is all around
5.Creative Corner - From the heart
6.Fussy & Fancy - be my Valentine
 thanks for popping by... I hope you have a fabulous weekend!
Hugs xxxx

Friday, 14 February 2014

Happy Valentines Day!!!!

Good morning!! Happy Valentines day my lovelies......!!!
 I hope cupid has remembered you today.... and if not, you knows I luv ya!! Right???? 
So, I have posted all this week... I know shocker!!! and you may have spotted a common theme??? 
Yep... luuurrrvvvveeee! 
Today is no exception!
this is the card I gave to my Hubby.....

Giggle... he's awesome, no???
 I had to have this when I saw it on my crafty friend "Squirrels " blog... I would have to wait for the postie to bring me him in rubber... and you know I am impatient, doncha???? 
luckily, you can get him in digi over at Squigglefly...yay!!!!!!
so... you know what happened next???? 
 I have printed him off and coloured him with my spectrum markers and pencils.... I used my fishtail flag dies to cut out a contrast strip, and the sentiment, which is using the Love Letters font.
Skin:FS6,CR3,5 pencil 009,29

so, there you have it... finito!! The stitches are hand drawn in by the way.
So, that ends the love series for me this time.. hehe!
That means I can enter this in...
1.Crafting by designs -Love
2.Creative moments - Anything goes/love
3.Fab N Funky - Valentines/love
4.The Male Room - Valentine
5.Sisterhood of Crafters - Love
6.Cardz 4 Guys - Truly, madly, deeply
thanks for joining me this week.... and I hope wherever you are you haven't been touched by this awful weather!
Take care!!
Hugs x

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - "Love"

Good morning my lovelies... my, is it Thursday already??? 
that means time for another challenge over at Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge... and since I am the host this week, I thought I'd better be ready in good time!!!
So, I went for this cute lovey-dovey image.. and teamed it up with some gorgeous papers.... 

The papers are Nitwits "Always & Forever" , and the image is "Bubble Heart" . I coloured this with my Spectrums...
Skin: TN2,3,4,PP2FS4,6
Hair:EB1,5,7,GB2,8,10,IG1,3,6,8 black
Clothes: IG5,DR7,4,CR7,DG1-4,IG3, BGR1-5 BG5,3,1

I used my Go Kreate circle scallop  dies to make my card base, and used circle dies to cut the layers, and my Memory box bow die, and so, some flowers from stash ,rhinestone hearts & pearls to embellish.
I do hope you will check out the rest of the DP2 teamies for a little more inspiration... a few of us love this image.. and its great to see what we all did with it!
I would like to enter this in...
1.A Gem of a Challenge - All you need is love 
2.Kitty Bee's - valentines / love 
3.Open minded challenge - love
4.That Craft place - Love
5.Fussy & Fancy - Be my Valentine
6.Brown Sugar - Valentines
 thanks for popping by... have  a super day... and I hope Cupid remembers you tomorrow!!
 hugs xxx

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

You Rock My World!!!

Good morning to you all! Tis a soggy day here as I write up my post... I did plan to go for another run,but when I peeped out the window.. I quickly changed my mind!! hahaha! 
I have another love-dovey type card to day featuring a fab new image from All dressed Up... this fella is awesome!!

The papers are "Echo Park , head over heels " and the image is "You rock my world" , I have coloured him with my Spectrums 
Guitar &shoes:DR7,5,CR7,IG5,8,1
Background: EB2,1,BT1

I also used my die-namics fishtail flags  , the sentiment comes with the image... so a quick , easy card! 
I would like to enter this in...
1.Artistic inspirations - Anything goes/Valentines
2.Card Mania - love is all around
3.Cheerful stamp pad - love / valentine 
4.Make my Monday - Love 
5.Melonheadz- love/ Valentine
6.Crazy Challenge - love is in the air

 Thanks, as always for joining me today... I have another lurrrvvve card tomorra! 
hugs xxx

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop - Love/ Valentines

Good morning to you... Sorry for the scarcity in posts.I have been busy at work this week as we have been short on staff. 
To be honest I had this card made up for my post over at My Mum's Craft Shop, because I got my themes mixed up.. What a life saver!!!
So, the theme this week is "Valentines/Love".. and I had to use these Sunny Day Doodles Love It stamps from MFT again.... they are so quick and easy!!!

The papers are My Mind's Eye "Cupids Arrow", I had chance to use up my paper scraps, and I finished with a couple of the embellishment hearts , which area bargain at £1 a pack!!! 
Please keep your eyes on the MMCS blog this week, and find a little love inspiration from the rest of my teamies!!! 
I would like to enter this in...
1.Crafty Calendar - love is all round
2.Fantasy Stampers - Love & Cherish
3.Hiding in my craft room - super scraps Saturday
4.My Sheri crafts - Valentine
5.Open minded challenges - love 
6.Sunflower fields - Valentines /hearts
 thanks for dropping by... Hopefully I will have lots more to share real soon!! hugs xxx

Monday, 10 February 2014

Spectrum noir pencils - a little Be Bunni Love

Good morning guys! Happy Monday!!
I am sharing a quick card today, this was one of my first samples using the new Spectrum Noir pencils, and the lovely Be Bunni "love" images.... 

 I am so sorry I can't remember the pencils I used, I wrote them on the samples , and forgot to keep them for myself!
 I do know that I added all my shades of pencil, then blended with sansador, any blending fluid will do the trick...!!
Just a quick circle card, these fab stamps are a lovely big size, and really easy to colour... I just finished with a die cut and a sentiment ... I would like to enter this in...
1.Addicted to stamps - hearts 
2.OSAAT - Love 
3.Robyn's Fetish - animals or birds
4.The Squirrel & the fox- love 
 thanks for dropping in this morning... I am off to get ready for a quick run... yep, you read that!!!! 
I will be back with more lovely dovey stuff tomorrow!!
hugs xxxx

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Mo's Digital pencil Challenge - "J" is for......

Howdy fellas!!! 
 thanks for popping back today... I have another busy morning... This time I want to share my next make for Mo's Digital Pencil challenge , where   has chosen "J" is for.... In this case I have chosen "Joy".... 
I just adore this image, its truly the cutest ever!! It's called "Love Ya!" she sure loves that bear!!

  I have coloured her up with my Spectrums..
Dress: BT7-1,IG4
Bear: BG6,4,2,Pencil 120&109

I  have used the fabulous Memory Box corner bow die, and my Martha Stewart heart punch. The papers are Carina Gardner Rose Garden digi's. The sentiment is my own , using the 2peas Dragonfly font.
So, what else can you think of that starts with "J", now thats a challenge in itself!!! pop over and check out the inspiration from the rest of the amazing Mo's DT... and remember , you just need a Mo image to enter. We all have one or two of those , don't we?? 
I would like to enter mine in...
1.Challenges 4 everybody - Anything goes
2.OSAAT- Anything goes
3.That Craft place - Valentine/love (hope this is ok?)
4.Kreativeinkauf- Hearts
5.Seema Crafts - Valentine/Love
6.Allsorts - love is in the air
 thanks as always for visiting me, and for your lovely comments... I hope to visit you real soon . Til then have a crafty good day!
Hugs xxx

In The Pink Challenge - Valentines- A little pink love

Hey guys... my blog post is late.... apologies... 
But , I have something deliciously pink to share for today's In The PINK challenge....

You don't need me to tell you that this is a Saturated Canary image... she was on a cd with a few other ,free with a craft mag recently... her name escapes me.. but I will check it out and get back to you on that...

The papers are Echo Park "Head over Heels" , I LOVE these.... and I have used a flower die... I can't remember if its MFT... the bow is a Memory Box... and that's a new fav at the mo.... the tag and Kiss sentiment are LOTV.... I added a doily, a memo pin, some pearls and distress paint ...
 please check out the rest of the gorgeous work from The Pink Ladies...and give the challenge a go... remember you NEED lots of pink!!! 
I would like to enter the following challenges....
1.4Crafty Girlz- Anything goes
2.Crafty Little Fairies - Love 
3.Creative knockouts- Be mine
4.Cute Card Thursday - lots of love
5.Crafting for all Seasons - Romance
6.Diva's by design - die cuts
Be right back!!
Hugs xxx

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop - Polly loves perfume!

Good morning!!
Today I am sharing a card which is in our "Free" week over at My Mum's Craft Shop... 
I saw this fabby stamp used by a fabulous crafty friend the lovely Lisa, and I remembered I had her, and hadn't inked her up yet!!!! Gasp!!!!

So, this is "Polly loves Perfume" from the Uptown girls range at Stampin' Bella
I have used some digi papers from Fancy pants called "Hopscotch"...
I added a smidge of lace, and used a fab sentiment from TLC....

Polly is coloured up with my Spectrums ..
 Skin: TN3,2,FS4,PP2
Sofa: BT6-1 DG3,CG4
Background: IG1&2, TN1
I think the sentiment fiishes it off perfectly.
please pop over to the MMCS blog, for a little more inspiration every day this week.. you will LOVE what you find!!
I wanna just enter this in ..
1.Scribble & Scrap - Anything goes
2.Cute Card Thursday - Something new (stamp)
3.Card & Scrap - Use stamps
4.One Crazy Stamper - Anything goes
5.Crafters Cafe - Ribbon &/or lace
6.Sister Act - Anything goes
thanks for popping by...I have lots to share this week, including some news..
Stay tuned!!!

Saturday, 1 February 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge - Spots & Stripes

Hey Guys! Good to see ya!!!
 Its the weekend, and I will be busy at work as this goes live.... Yeah, working weekends sucks..(sigh)
Still, its time for another monthly theme over at My Mum's Craft Shop challenge. Its time to show us your "Spots & Stripes"
Here's something quick I rustled up, as I hadn't realised the 1st of Feb was THIS weekend..Yikes!!!!

This is "Talk nerdy to me" from A La Modes, colour with my Spectrums. the papers are basic Grey "Serendipity & sunshine" , and the sketch is based on the latest MFT sketch 
The die is a Fishtail flags layers die, and the sentiment is from the stamp set.

Anyhow, all you need is some spotty & stripey paper and you can enter ....and there's a fab prize as always up for grabs. go check out the DT inspiration here..... 
All I need to  do is enter this in..... 
1.Alphabet challenge - "Z" is for Zesty
2.MFT - Sketch 161
3.Crafty Catz - Anything goes
4.QKR Stampede - Anything goes
5.Sister Act - Anything goes
6.4 Crafty chicks -Anything goes
 thanks for popping by today... have a great weekend..
 Hugs xxx

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