Sunday, 30 March 2014

Crafty Sentiments Inspiration - hey Sweetie!!!

Hello and happy Sunday !!
 I hope you yummy Mummy's out there are having a special day!!??
 I have a card to share for my Crafty Sentiments DT post, which has the cutest little lady I have coloured for a long while!!!

I have made another mini card this time , and filled it with this adorable stamp " Annabel -  sweet treat". 
Hair: GB1,2,8,10,EB3,5,7
Background:IG2,BT2,1,blender , BG4,2,1

The papers are digital and from Bo bunny "Sun kissed" , and I made the text just the right size for the card and the image...
The sentiment is from my PC... then I just finished with a colourful button

There's lots of adorable images over at the Crafty Sentiments store, and there's a wee sale on... so go grab while its on!!! 
I would just like to enter this in...
1.Penny Black & more - So sweet
2.Scribble & Scrap- Anything goes
3.Doodle Garden - Anything goes
4.4KraftyGirlz- Anything goes
5.Paper crafting Journey - anything goes
6.Sister Act - anything goes
Thanks for dropping by, and as always for your lovely comments..
 hugs xxx

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil challenge - "K" is for.......

Hi there... I'm baaaack!
So, next up is the fabulous challenge over at Mo's Digital pencil, where the theme is "K is for..." ...
In my case, for my creation its..."Kids" ..

Awwww, poor little bean, she's sooo sad!! This is "Steffi sobbing" , I have coloured her up with my markers..
Skin: TN4,3,2,FS4,5,6,
Background:IG1-3,blender, BGR1-3

I have used those lush  MME record It "Follow your heart " papers, I love these!!!I have added lace , and a button.
now there's lots of phenomenal inspiration to be had over on DP2... check it out!!! 
I just need to enter this in..
1.4 crafty girlz- Anything goes
2.Paper crafting journey - Anything goes
3.Sassy Studio- Pretty Pastels
4.Simon Says Stamp - Buttons
5.Stamapavie & more - Girly
6.Fan-tastic Tuesdays- Anything goes
Thanks for joining me this morning , its been a busy old day.... I am always grateful when you make the time to pop by...
Hugs xxx

The SugarBowl- Spring/Easter

Hey guys! Happy Thursday!! 
time has whizzed by so quick , and its time to see another challenge over at The SugarBowl, where the theme hosted by our lovely Janine is "Springtime or Easter".

I used the new Carina Gardner "Pemberley " papers, which are so fresh and Springlike.... the stamp is "Posy Pip" , coloured with my Spectrums .
The flowers die cuts are from my die-namics "Flowers Trio" die and the flourish is from Wild Rose , I simply added a few pearls to finish.

Now, there's oodles of inspiration over on the SugarBowl from the talented DT girlies... go check them out... REMEMBER: you need to use a SugarNellie stamp to enter... get cracking !!! 
All that's left is to enter this in...
1.Bearly mine - one for the girls
2.Cards Galore - Use a stamp or digi
3.Crafty Hazlenuts - Use patterned paper
4.Ladybug Crafts - Spring
5.My Sheri Crafts - Spring
6.Sunflower Fields - Birthday/Flowers
 Thanks for popping by... I have a little more heading your way, don't go far now!!!
Hugs xxx

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Happy birthday, Dad!

Hey guys... happy hump day!!
It was  my Dad's birthday yesterday, so I guess it safe to share his card now... lol! 
Now, he's a big fan of steam trains... however, you kinda run out of options over time , so I plumped for this sweet LOTV image... It was an art pad image which I coloured up myself..... I do love their boy stamps, I gotta say!!

Ok, the papers are digi... Basic Grey "Clippings"... and the image is "Mans best friend" , coloured with my Spectrums
Hat: Ig4,6,9,10
Dog& Bench; GB2,8,10,BG4
Background:IB1&2 ,blender

The sentiment is computer generated , and I just added a button to finish ..
 So, all I need to do is enter this in...
1.Crafting from the heart- spots or stripes/anything goes
2.The Squirrel & the Fox - book inspiration (Huckleberry Finn)
3.Cards Galore - use a stamp
4.Flat Friends - Cards for men
5.Allsorts - all about the boy
6.hiding in my craft room - lets get digi
 Thanks for joining me today.. I have not one but 2 posts tomorrow... oooh the excitement!!lol! xx

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge - Animals

Good morning my lovelies... so thrilled to see you this morning.... 
I have a new card to share for the new "Animal" theme this week at My Mum's Craft Shop ...
Once again, I scratched my head, and hoped for that Eureka moment, cos I couldn't think of a single animal stamp I possessed... of course I had them...I just couldn't think...haha!
so, here's what I came up with..... 

Now, I know its a shock... but I didn't make a 6x6 card!!!?
I cut one of my mahoosive stash of A5 cards in half... and using up scraps I made this!!! 
This is "I heart Chester" from Miss Muffet stamps..I coloured him up with my Spectrums 
Fur: GB1,2,8,10,EB2 &3

 I used a scrap mounted onto choclate CS , then I cut a scallop border from my Die-namics die, which I then put thro my woodgrain embossing folder. I used my Fishtail flags for the pennant, which was the reverse side pattern of the scrap... Then I cut out "Hello" with my paper smooches "Hello Words" set , and added a button to finish!
Thats it really! It was a super fast card... I need to make more this size!!
Remember , theres always lots of inspiration over at MMCS blog, and lots of goodies to be had at MMCS...
So, I just need to enter this in...
1.Eureka Stamps - no square cards
2.My Craft Spot - Anything goes
3.Die Cut Diva's - emboss it 
4.Creative Corner - Texture
5.Brown Sugar - Anything goes
6.Crafts 4 Eternity- Anything goes
 thanks for popping by!
hugs xxxx

Friday, 21 March 2014

In The pink Challenge - Kiddies corner

Hey guys!! its Friiiiday!!
The weeeknd is almost upon us , and there is a fab new challenge up over at In The Pink , the theme is "kiddies corner". this is a creation for a child or baby, and remeber , your creation has to be mostly PINK
I had to join in on this one.... here's mine....

I had to use this adorable rocking horse image from LOTV , coloured with my markers . The papers are so glittery and yummy... I used a sentiment from Jellypark , and added lots of flowers from my stash. I think the oval is Spellbinders floral oval.... and the flourish is Cherry Lynn.

That's it really, sweet and pink, and perfect !! hehehe... so all I need to do is enter this in ..
1.In The Pink - Kiddies corner
2.Stampin' for the weekend- Anything goes
3.Diva's by design - flower power
4.The Shabby Tearoom - Anything goes
5.Milk, Coffee - At least 2 flowers
6.613 Avenue Create - anything goes/ flowers
Thanks for poppng by... I will be back real soon...
Have a great weekend..
 hugs xx

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Neenah Desert Storm & Spectrums

Hey guys, good morning !
Bit of a duvet day for me today, so I can shake this bliddy awful cough & cold.... Which gives me  chance to catch CC's very own Leann Chivers showcasing a "One day wonder" on C&C ......she is demoing the Spectrum pens, and the new Neenah Desert Storm card !!! Its like Kraft card stock .
 but here's a little something I have been up to behind the scenes...

Using Basic grey "Clippings" digi papers, I used the new Neenah Desert Storm card for my coloured image, and wow! I love it....
I have coloured on Kraft before, but this does not soak the inks up so quick that you cannot blend! Its lovely!!!
The stamp is from the mulberry Wood stamps , I believe, coloured up with 
GB2,3,5,8,10,TN6EB3,IG3,6,8,10,black,BG3 CG1-4DG4,Lg4&5
I have used my brush tips on the bears too.

So, you can tune in all day today, and check out the fabby samples, I have the most talented Speccies team mates everrrr!
I would like to enter this in...
1.Addicted to stamps - colouring 
2.Crafters Cafe - square card 
3.Fab N Funky- boys to men
4.Thro the Craft Room door - anything goes 
5.Without words - hobbies & leisure

 Thanks for popping by.... I hope normal service will resume soon, once I get over this miserable cough! Sigh!
hugs x

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop - All about the cake

Goood morning my lovelies, another post from me today.... 
This time is my turn over at My mum's Craft Shop blog, to share something from our free theme week...
here she is ...
This is Wendy from the CandiBean stamps range over at Little Darlings stamps . The stamp is "Wendy's Birthday Cakes"

She is coloured with my Spectrums..
Hair:IG3,6,8,9,10, black

I have teamed her up with some yummy Raspberry Road "Timeless Victorian" papers, and some lace ribbon, pearls & flowers from stash. The sentiment is TLC.
Check out the rest of the fabulous creations from my DT teamies....everyday... and get yourself to My Mum's Craft Shop for goodies you only dream of ... and fill ya boots!!
I'd like o enter this in the following...
1.Miss Muffett - doilies & lace
2.Crafty Ribbons - ribbons &bows
3.Gem of a challenge - mother's day/female birthday/special lady
4.Charisma Cardz- birthday girls
5.Fussy & fancy - birthdays
6.Card Mania - Something new (stamp)

Till next time 
Hugs xx

Crafty Sentiments Inspiration card

Hello my lovelies...
 Fabulous to see you this morning.... I have been away again this past weekend, and am frantically catching up with my DT stuff!
Kicking off with today's make, an inspirational post for Crafty Sentiments 

This is "Oriental" , she is coloured with my Spectrums.

 I have used Nitwits "Always & Forever " papers, and a selection of flowers dies and a punch 

I just dotted a few liquid pearls in tiny dots around the background for added interest. 
check out the Crafty Sentiments blog for lots more inspiration & adorable images !
I would like to enter this in the following challenges ;
1.That Craft place - Flowers &/or mother's day
2.Cute Card Thursday - girls, girls, girls
3.Crafting from the heart - Anything goes
4.Cards Galore Encore - stamp or digi stamp
5.Emerald Faeries- Girly, pretty in pink
6.Crafts N me - Anything goes
 thanks for popping by, I will be back real soon! hugs x

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge- Lots of embellishments

Goood Morning!! Happy Thursday!
Today see the launch of another challenge over at Mo's Digital Pencil, the last weekly challenge before we go fortnightly, and the new Clubhouse opens on Facebook !!( more on that in a bit,...)
The theme  has been chosen by the lovely Amanda, and its " lots of embellishments"....
Here is mine...

This is Fan's cricket, and I have coloured her with my Spectrums 

Skin: FS4,5,6,TN2,3,4,




The papers are digi from Jessica Sprague called "Kokeshi" .
I have added flowers, stickles, seam binding, a pin, and a cage charm, oh and a little cheesecloth....
I do hope you will check out the rest of the darling DT makes over here... and what about the Clubhouse?

Bronte & Bella are opening a new Facebook "CLUBHOUSE"

As a Clubhouse member, you will get to...
  1. Participate in monthly "Showcase" challenges (beginning April 1st)...with a chance to "win" a Guest Designer spot for a month!
  2. Hang out with fellow artists and crafters (card creators and non-card creators!)
  3. Meet new friends and reconnect with old ones!
  4. Learn new crafting techniques!
  5. Participate in games & contests...with prizes!
  6. Have access to surprises you won't find anywhere else!!
  7. And so much more!
Here's how to join...
On Saturday, March 15th, at 9 a.m. EST, go to Facebook and look for Bronte & Bella's Clubhouse...then simply click on the "Join Group" button! 
Once you're in, the fun begins!!

I do hope to see you there!!
now, all I need to do is enter in the following challenges...
1.Creative Card Crew - Charms
2.Love to create - Anything goes
3.Challenges4 everybody-anything goes
4.Craft your passion - Young at heart
5.Come and get it - ribbons & bows
6. Scribble & Scrap - Anything goes
Thanks for popping by...
 Hugs xxx

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop - "Flowers"

Hello my lovelies.... Tuesday, my turn at My Mum's Craft Shop to share my make for this weeks theme "Flowers"...
So, I deliberated far tooo much, but went for another Tiddly Inks image... this is "Happy Bee Day

I used Basic Grey papers "Little Black Dress", and coloured her up with my Spectrums pens & pencils ..

Then I used my fav die from the MFT Die-namics range "Flower Trio" , finishing off with some  pearls & stickles. the sentiment comes with the Tiddly ink set.
you will be able to fill your boots with inspiration with the Dt girlies this week... so get over there!!! 
All I need to do is enter this in...
1.Dragonfly Dreams - Up in the air
2.Glitter N Sparkle - Anything goes
3.Paper Shelter - Anything goes
4.C.R.A.F.T challenge - mothers day/female
5.Crafts N Me - Anything goes
6.Kit N Clowder march challenge  - wings 
 Thanks for popping by...I will be back real soon
Hugs xx 

Thursday, 6 March 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - Anything goes

Wahooooo! Thursday!!
Forgive the short post but I am packing and heading up North later this morning to see my eldest....
 time tho, for another challenge at Mo's Digital Pencil , this week "Anything goes"
Here's my card, with St Patrick's  Day in mind...... 

this is Little Irish Dancer... colored with my Spectrums ..

Skin: TN4.3.2,FS4,6, 004 007 009

Hair: OR1,2,EB3 5,7,GB7,8,10,112,102,87

Dress: DG3,CG,4,3,1, IG6,3,56,51,45 ,

Background: 112,68,61,blending fluid

 and the papers are Basic grey "Out of Print"

The sentiment is from my PC... 
Please check out the rest of the DT creations , and remember you need a Mo image to enter..
See ya there !
hugs xx

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop - spiffing day!!!

Hello guys.... its Tuesday , and my day to share my make for the free theme here at My Mum's Craft Shop.... 
I have been seeing the stamp I have used around blogland, and thought it would be a quick easy make for those tricky man cards.....

I used papers  from Carina Gardner- Monster Life... , and the fab Woodware stamp "Spiffing Day" , I stamp this over the MFT stamp from the latest release called "Water colour backdrops" which added a stylish water colour shadow , I thought 
all that I needed to do is added a few metallic pearls , and a few die cut arrows from the Die-namics "Lead the way" die set, matting these onto chocolate cardstock leftovers.... and thats it... super fast.. easy peasy!!!
All that I need to do now is enter this in..
1.Robyn's Fetish - Anything goes
2.Scribble N Scrap - Anything goes
3.Card & scrap - Use dies
4.Crafty Hazlenuts patterned paper- Use patterned paper
 thanks for popping in...
I hope you will drop by real soon 
Hugs xxx

Monday, 3 March 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge - Spring/Easter

Hey guys!! Happy weekend !!!
Today see's the start of another challenge over at My Mum's Craft Shop , where the theme is a rather timely "Spring or Easter"
I had to have a rummage thro my stash, and I found some rather old but much loved "Spring drop" papers from First edition, so that where I started....

I used this gorgeous Tiddly Ink image called " Flutterby to say Hi!"

 I have coloured her up with my Spectrums ..
Skin: TN4,3,2,FS4,6
I have used the fabulous Phlox dies from Memory Box, and finished with some pearls. I used the Paper smooches "hello" word dies...
So, there's lots more inspiration to be seen over at the blog, and don't forget to give the challenge a always there is a fabby prize up for grabs... 
I would like to enter in the following....
1.Come & get - Flowers galore
2.Lacy Sunshine - Flowers
3.Quirky Crafts - Secret garden
4.That Craft place - anything goes
5.Allsorts - Spring is coming
6.The Doodle Garden - anything goes
Thanks for popping by... I do hope you will join me for my next DT creation soon!
hugs xxx

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