Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Tiddly Inks Sunny day

Hello folks... glad you could join me today...
 I have a bright cheery card to share using a darling Tiddly Inks image called "Sunny Day".... here she is...

I used the yummy Echo Park "Hello Summer" papers, and coloured her up with my Spectrums...
Skin:FS4,5,6,8,9TN2,3,4 Hair: GB2,8,10,EB3,5, dress: TN7,6,GB6,5,4,3,CT2,shoes DR6,PP6,5,2, background:IG1,IB1,blender,DG2

The die cut flowers are a fav, from the Die-namics flower trio, and the branch is the Wild Rose "leafy branch", I just added a pearl and a button to finish. The sentiment is from Paper Smooches

Thanks for popping by today, as always thanks for your encouraging comments...
I would like to enter this in...
1.Craft your passion - Flower power
2.My Craft Creations - Anything goes
3.Penrith crafts - birthday
4.Inky Chicks - Happy birthday
5.Creative inspirations - here comes summer
6.Crazy challenge - Die cuts & punches

have a super crafty day!

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Wee stamps "Peggy"- MMCS Inspirational card....

Hello my lovelies... time to share another make for my inspirational card over at My Mum's Craft Shop... this week its "A card for a child"...
So, I grabbed this cute "Peggy" image from Wee stamps... and got colouring..... 

Background:CG4,3,2,Dg2,3,4,Lg3,4,.GG1,2,3, blender

The papers are the delish "Summer lovin'" papers from Carta Bella. the filigree corners are Die-namics "Four corners" , the flowers are my Memory Box "Fabulous Phlox" die... I distressed with my tool and added a touch of gesso too. 
So, all I need to do is enter this in... 
1.Lacy Sunshine - Flowers
2.Stampin' Sensations- Summer blooms
3.That Craft Place- Anything goes
4.Crafting at the weekend- Anything goes
5.Little Claire - Summertime
6.Paper Creator- For a child

Thanks for popping by.. I have a cheery TI card to share next.. see ya there!! xxx

Saturday, 26 July 2014

The Ribbon Girl July Colour Challenge - Aqua/Turquoise

hey guys!! hold on to your hats... a last minute post from me to share my latest make, for the Ribbon Girl challenge which closes in less than and hour and a half... talk about cutting it fine!!
 I haven't coloured a LOTV for ages and was itching to colour on up... then I saw the challenge over at The Ribbon Girls... and here it is....... 

The papers are mix of digi papers cos I was frantically tryin' to find some Aqua!So, add a little lace , some vellum, a tag , ribbon, button and stickles. and there you go.... 
the stamp is "Little mermaid 2" , and I coloured her with my spectrums..


 I have added lots of liquid pearls too for bubbles... and the die cut is a Spellbinders "Stately Circles" die. the sentiment is from TLC....
So, off to link this one up , double quick.... 
1.The Ribbon Girl Challenge- Aqua/Turquoise 
2.Art By Miran - Anything goes  
3.Crafty Catz- Anything goes
4.Digitally Sweet - Embellish it (papers are digi)
5.QKR Stampede- Swimming 
6.Paper Shelter - Anything goes Hope you will pop back soon...have a great weekend!!! 

Friday, 25 July 2014

Festival Lily - All Dressed Up

Hello all, once again, I have a little something to share today... this one is just for me :-)
There's a competition running over at Kit & Clowder on Facebook... to colour in a fabulous FREE image from All Dressed Up stamps.. from the pen of the lovely Wendy Burns.
so, with me having a little holiday from work, I finally found time to colour her up.....

The bonus is the papers were freebies too.... Now if you are not a member of the K&C FB group, (or blog) see what you're missing????? 
the papers were from the lovely Michele Roos... and were part of her vintage fall collection... you can see more here on her Etsy page... I also  used her papers on this card... 

so, I coloured "Festival Lily" up with my Spectrums..
Skin:FS4,5,6,8,9,TN2,3,4 ,pencils 35,09.91
Clothes : IG6,DR7,4,PP6,5,4,2,1,
I added a few liquid pearls dots in white, and some stickles.... . The elaborate corners are from Die-namics called "Four Corners".... 
So, thats all really, I added a little lace, white gesso, and a lots of distressing... voila , shabby chic-ish..hehe!
So, all thats left is to enter this in...
1.Crafters Cafe- Anything goes
2.Fresh Brewed - Summer (Festival?)
3.Moo mania - Anything goes
4.Penny's paper Crafty - Anything goes
5.Whimsy Inspiration- Summertime ( festivals) 
6.Totally Gorjuss - Butterflies
 Thanks for joining me all this week, its great to be back... I have a few more things up my sleeve yet.. stay tuned!!
Hugs xx

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge- Things with wings

Hello... me again... yep,I know, just like buses my posts... None for ages then 3 in as many days!
Okay, today sees the launch of the latest challenge over at Mo's Digital Pencil, where the theme is "Things with wings" 
I have coloured up this gorgeous fairy with matching sewing themed papers... 

This little cutie is called "Fairy Needle" and I have coloured her with my Spectrums...
Skin: FS4,5,6,8,9,TN2,3
 Clothes & wings:BT5,4,3,1,HB3,PP5,2,1

The papers are Carta Bella "Sew lovely" , I have used lots of cotton lace from my stash, and some organza ribbon roses.. a pinch of rose coloured twine, and the scissors charm to finish . Perfecto!!! 
so, check out the loveliness from the rest of Mo's Dt girlies... and give the challenge a go.... I am sure you have a fairy from Mo ( or two) wishing to be coloured up...
 I would like to enter this in the following..
1.Fan-tastic Tuesday- Anything goes
2.Deep Ocean - lots of layers
3.Creative moments - Anything goes
4.Little Miss Muffet - Anything goes
5.613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
6.Just inspirational - 3 layers or more
7. The Shabby Tea Room - Sweet Shabby
thanks for joining me today.... I am sure it won't be long before I am back again to share another make
Have a super crafty day, 
Hugs xxx

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Make it mini with Tiddly inks

Hello my lovelies... yep, back with a vengeance maybe?? hehe..
 I had a chance to colour up one of those awesome images from Tiddly Inks challenge for their "Make it mini" theme... 
I made a super dinky tag sized card using this cayuuute birthday gal!!!
she has a fabulous bunch of birthday balloons... who could they be for??/ Oh yeah!!...Me :-) Yep, its my birthday today.... hurrah!!! 

So using a C6 card, I cut out my tag using the die from the Die-namics 14 set (Ithink) .... I printed off my image called "Starry Birthday" and set about colouring her... 
Balloons & background: CR7,PP6,5,2,CG4,3,1,CT4,3,1,GT2,1,&BT1,blender

So, I would like to enter this in 
1.Tiddly Inks- Tiny Creations
2.Crafty Sentiments - hand coloured image 
3.Ladybug crafts ink - CAS
4.Emerald Fairies - Birthday
5.Cards Galore encore- digi or rubber stamp
6.Lia Stampz- Anything goes
So, thanks for popping by, and especially on my special day.... I am off to enjoy the sunshine... catch ya tomorrow!
Lis xxxx

Tuesday, 22 July 2014


Hello ,hello, hello!!!
I guess you guys have been wondering where the devil I have been???
 Well... we went to spend some time with relatives ... firstly in Harrogate to catch the Tour De France.. and then we went to share my daughter's graduation day...I must say it was a very proud day as she graduated from her honours degree with a first !!!! 
So,I thought it was time to knuckle down and share my latest make for My Mum's Craft Shop it is....

I coloured this fabulous Saturated Canary "Grad girl 2013" image with my Spectrums 
and used this fab Graduation Accents from Die-namics , which fits perfectly onto a C6 card.... The background was created by dropping a few drops of blender ink from the dropper in the bottle... et voila!!! 
I LOVE this die'll be seeing a lot more of it , hehe
so, all thats left to do is enter this in...
1.2 Cute Ink - Anything goes
2.Crafting from the Heart- Anything goes
3.My Craft Creations - Anything goes 
4.Crazy Challenge - Die cuts & punches
5.Di's Digi's - Die cuts &/or punches
6.Suzy Bee's - anything goes
 Thanks for stopping by, I will be back soon, I promise!!
Hugs xxx

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil - Boys birthday

hello my lovelies... so happy to see you today...
I have a DT make to share for Mo's Digital Pencil for our theme , chosen by the lovely Franz...."Boys Birthday" 
I chose this fab image called the "Tin Man"  and some basic Grey papers.. and here is the result ....

I coloured him up with my Spectrums... and used the fabulous Die-namics "Bright lights " alphabet dies 

check out the gorgeous inspiration from the rest of the DT, and give the challenge a go, why don't ya??? I will see ya there xxx
I would like to enter this in..
1.Creative Card Crew- Masculine
2.Digi Chooseday- punches/ dies
3.Fan- tastic Tuesday- Anything goes
4.Through The Craft Room Door- Anything goes
5.Bearly Mine - Lets go digital
6.Cards Galore Encore - use a stamp
 thanks for popping by..
 Hugs xxx

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop inspiration

Hello my lovelies.... I am heading away for a short break, and am frantically blogging ahead to keep you updated with the latest theme over at My Mum's Craft Shop. Its a free week, and I went with a pre-coloured topper and some lush papers...

The topper is from the "Emily panels" from Wild Rose Studio, and the papers are My Minds Eye Record it "Follow your heart". 
I added lots of layers, Kraft vellum and those yummy papers... even my flowers are vellum, for a different twist.... 

Go check out the rest of the inspiration from the DT girls over at MMCS... and don't forget there is a "Summer or bright colours" themed challenge running too !
I would like to enter this in...
1.Crafting musketeers -Summertime
2.Ladybug Crafts - Summer flowers
Gotta dash.... Back soon!
Hugs xxx

Friday, 4 July 2014

Jellypark & Post Pals

Hey, good morning to you!
 Thanks for joining me this morning....
I have a card to share that I created with this fab Jellypark image, courtesy of Claire Keay, to use to raise a smile for a Post Pal.
Post Pals can be found here.... its a great cause and a great way to bring a little cheer into a day of these poorly little ones.... 
on their FB page, you can get these images free, to create a little something to send to a little someone....

So, I coloured this cheery chap with my Spectrums
 The papers are Basic Grey "Hey Boy!", they are matted onto black CS and distressed, the sentiment is from TLC....

So, I'm off to pop this in the post to send to Lewis J, one of the Post Pals... I hope he likes it !!?!
I'd also like to enter this in...
1.Aud Sentiments - Anything goes
2.Creative Knockouts- Childs play
3.Delightful Challenges - my favourite things (Spectrum Noirs)
4.Addicted to stamps &more - make your mark
5.Sisters of craft- Anything goes
6.Creative Card Crew- Masculine 
thanks for joining me today.... I am off on a wee break over the weekend, but will be back next week with more...
Stay tuned
Squishy hugs

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge - Summer

Good day my lovelies...
Thanks for popping on over to see me today. I have a card to share for my DT make in the new challenge just up over @ My Mum's Craft Shop ....
The theme is "Summer" and I had to colour this little chicky... I know you have seen her colored up before but she is one of my all time "Summery" favs.....

This is Wryn as "Beach Babe", and I coloured her with my Spectrum pens & pencils..
Face:FS4,5,6,8,9 pencil 35,41,91,009,TN2,3,4 
Hair: GB2,8,10,EB2 
Clothes:IB1,2,3,GT3,bag ,TN7,5,gb3,towel,IG4,1,DR6,3,CR7,blender
Background: IB1,GT1,blender 

The papers are Bo Bunny "Sun Kissed", and its all matted onto Kraft CS.I have cut the waves from my Die-namics Catch a Wave die, and the Sun from the Die-namics "Sun, Moon & Stars"
So, please check out the delish offerings from the talented DT girlies.. and get yourself entered, I will see ya there...
I would like to enter this in...
1.2 Cute Ink -beach
2.Lexi's Creations - At the beach
3.Love to Create - 3 or more dp's
4.Crazy Challenge - by the sea
5.The Pink Elephant- Anything goes
6.Pile it on - Outdoor fun
 thanks for joining me today... I have lots more to share this week, don't go far!
till then have a super crafty day!
Hugs xxx

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Isabelle loves her Icecream- MMCS inspiration

Hey gooood morning to you, and a happy Tuesday!
 Time to share my make for our CAS theme over at My Mum's Craft Shop this week...
 I opted for a Stamping Bella Uptown girl, some paper scraps and heres the result!

Its a C6 card, and I used a scrap of the Echo Park "Summer Bliss " papers. The stamp is called "Isabelle loves her Icecream", and I coloured her with my Spectrums..
Rest:: DG2,3,4,LG4,5,CG2,3,4DG2,3
Check out the inspiration every day over at MMCS... and look up all those goodies arriving daily...
I just need to enter this in...
1.Crafting at the Weekend- Anything goes
2.Crazy for challenges - Summer/Winter
3.Fantasy Stampers - here comes Summer
4.Sunflower fields - Anything goes
5.Suzy Bee's - Anything goes
6.Sweet Stamping - Summer fun
 thanks for stopping by
hugs xxx

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