Tuesday, 28 October 2014

A new Teddy Bo Challenge and meet Brian ....

Hey guys, 
 Have you missed me??
Well , I am feeling a little more human since I last blogged , thank goodness... and now I can enjoy some colouring time.... Yay!
Well, in case you have been living in a cave, there's a new challenge over at Teddy Bo, where the theme is "Add pearls", and I was lucky enough to get to play with one of the images . He is called "Brian" ....
Annnnd I was lucky enough to get some Aquatints to play with tooo!!!! 
Now, I am not by any length a watercolourer.... so I wasn't sure how I would fare with these, but do you know , I LOVE them... the colours are sooo rich & intense... Wow!! Wow!!! Wow!!!1 they are amaaazing..... 
So, here is a combo of both..... 

I created a simple "wash " of colours using the bright & beautiful set... and coloured Brian in cordinating Spectrums colous 

DG3,CG4-1 LV3,2,1,, posca pen.

 I created a circle card base, then layered a cut out circle using a combo of my circle & scallop dies.... I 3d'd Brian, and used my Paper Smooches Birthday greeting.... finishing with some pearly and stripey buttons.... 
I do hope we will see you over at Teddy Bo for our new challenge... there's lots of new releases in  the store to whet your appetite....
 I would like to enter this in...
1.Shopping our stash - Rollin' rollin' rollin (circle card) 
2.ABC Challenge - V is for Vibrant
3.Crafty Cardmakers- Cut it out
4.The Paper Girls - Anything goes 
5.Without words - Boo! 
6.Sister Act - Anything goes 

 thanks for popping by, I have new releases to share with you later this week, I do hope you will pop back then xxx

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - Pearls and Lace

Hey guys !!
How are you all....???
Its Thursday, so time once again for the new challenge over at Mo's Digital Pencil, where the theme is "Pearls & Lace" ...
So, I needed to make something "Halloweeen" before one of my favourite holidays has been and gone!!!!!
Here it is......

These yummy papers are "Spooky" from Carta Bella. The cute image is called "Trick or Treat" and I have coloured it up with my Spectrums...
I dotted on the stars with my Posca pen...

 The embellishments were from my bag of Halloween die cuts, I just love 'em all!
 So, check out what the rest of the girls did with their Pearls and Lace... you will be amazed!! 
I would like to enter this in....
1.Shopping our stash- Halloween or Halloween colours 
2.Crafty Boots - Falling leaves or Halloween
3.Dream Valley - Halloween
4.Squigglefly - Halloween or fall 
5.Lacy Sunshine - Halloween
6.Sentimental Sundays - Too cute to spook
Thanks for popping by, I will be back soon , I promise, as soon as I have shaken this wretched cold.
 Hugs xxx

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Happy Birthday Mum!!!

Hello and happy weekend!!
Today is a special date on the calendar, as its my Mum's birthday!!! 
I will be trundling off to MB Crafts in Cleethorpes today, but I will be thinking of her.....
 I won a challenge over at Lunagirl Monnbeams, and got some beautiful images as my prize... I have used one on this make.... 

I used my Go Kreate Large flower die, Vintage garden digi papers, and my Lunagirl image... Then I threw on lots of flowers, stickles, and swirls.... Finito!!!

Happy birthday Mum!! xxxx

Friday, 17 October 2014

The Ribbon Girl LOTV Challenge - Add lace

Hey guys, its nearly the weekend!!
I am feeling a little rough as I type this today, sore throat and croaky voice, but knowing the weekend is nearly here lift my spirits !!! 
I have a demo at MB crafts in Cleethorpes tomorrow, lets hope my voice gets better, teehee.
Anyhooooo, I wanted to quickly share a card I made for the Ribbon Girls October Challenge, where the theme is "Use Lace" ....

I have used the yummy Forever Friends New Arrival papers, and this cute LOTV "Baby Christening" stamp. I added heaps of this lush blue lace, seam binding, and a baby's shoe charm. I stitch all my layers and dotted on some pearls. the sentiment was from the PC. Of course, the baby's gown has lots of glitter too!

I would like to enter this in ..
1.The Ribbon Girl- Use Lace
2.Creative Fingers - Anything goes
3.As you like It - Favourite fiber (lace, adds ooomph to a card)
 4. Reasonable Ribbon - Anything goes with ribbon or trim

Thanks for popping by, I will be back with another card tomorrow,
Hugs xxxx

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Teddy Bo challenge - Bingo

Hello , hello! its Tuesday, and time for my first Teddy Bo challenge as the DT... eeeep! I am soooo lucky. 
Well, that fabulous DT has picked a bingo board for the theme, check it out here...... 
I went with Charm, Die Cut and Glitter, and this is the result...

This is Fawny - Snowglobe 
I coloured him with my Spectrums:
The papers are Crafters Companion Vintage Christmas

 I do love this cut fella, and we have lots more cuteness on release today, So I do hope you will go check them out , and all the makes from the fabulous Teddy Bo DT.
All I need to do is enter this in...
1.Christmas Card Challenge - Colour Pallette
2.Crafty Bloggers - Christmas 
3.Delicious Doodles - Christmas in October
4.We DoobaDoo - Christmas
5.Crafty Hazlenuts Xmas Challenge Xtra- Xmas
6.C.R.A.F.T - Christmas 
 Thanks for popping by. I do hope you will drop by again soon!
Hugs xxx

Saturday, 11 October 2014

Forty and Fabulous!!!

Hey Guys, happy weekend! 
i just wanted to share my creation for a friends 40th birthday... I used this fab Christine Groves image from Stamping Bella that I won over at WOW a while back... I LOVE these two.

The papers are Bazzill basics Vintage Lace , and the stamp is called "Mildred & Maude". The sentiment is such fun !!! 
I coloured them with my Spectrums
B/ground:GG2,1, blender

I stitched to whole card, Its been a while since I used my machine,I added a part of the banner from the LaLa land banner die, and finished with a discreet 40 , haha! 
so, I am sure she will love it , teehee
I would like to enter this in..
1.Sweet 7 Challenge - Sassy & girly
2.Addicted to stamps - Anything goes
3.Inspiration Destination - Anything goes
4.Whimsy Challenge - Anything goes
5.KK Wonderful Wednesday - Anything goes 
6.Milk Coffee - Lots of layers 
Thanks for popping by, and for all your kind comments...
 Hugs xxx

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge - Sweet Amanda Tribute

Hello my lovelies... I am so honoured to be a part of today's post . As you will have read recently the craft world lost a wonderfully talented , kind sweet lady Amanda Reed
We still can't believe our sweet friend is gone. As a tribute to her, this fortnight's challenge is dedicated to the memory of Amanda Reed, a talented and kind soul who left us far too soon.
Because Amanda loved cats, and because we all loved Amanda, Mo has created this very special image called "Amanda"! You can find her in Mo's store beginning today!
Mo's digital Pencil
Mo will be selling the new "Amanda" image for just $1.00....with all proceeds being donated in Amanda Reed's name to an animal shelter near where Amanda lived: Thinkingoutsidethecage

We hope you'll help us honor Amanda's memory...pick up this darling a good cause...and join us for this fortnight's very special challenge!

So, the papers are Bazzill "Vintage lace" and I have coloured "Amanda" up with my Spectrums ...
B/ground:GG3-1 blender

I do hope you will pop round and see what the rest of Mo's awesome Dt has created with her, it is such a fitting tribute for a special lady...
 I would like to pop this into the following challenges...
1.Card & Scrap - Use dies
2.Createalicious- Flower Power
3.Sisters of Craft - Anything goes
4.Papertake Weekly - Anything goes
5.Bunny Zoes - Animals
6.Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes

Thanks for joining us today, it has truly been a special post to share..
Take care now, 
Big hugs 

Monday, 6 October 2014

Crafting at the weekend - Anything goes

Hey guys !!! I am baaaccckkk! 
Yep, back from my jaunt to Scotland, late Saturday, and after I have done all my catching up , I need to get my crafting done !!! 
Firstly tho' as it was hubby's birthday last week , I wanted to share this ....

This is "Big fella jogging" .... I think he is a little larger than my hubs, and he did have a dog running alongside him, but I cleverly cut him off, as we only have our moggy....  the papers are Bazzill I believe, which are gorgeous Autumnal colours too! 
I coloured him with my Spectrums;
Skin: Fs4,5,6,8,TN2,3,

I made the rosette by scoring closely two strips of papers on my score board, then concertina-ing them and gluing the ends together to make a circle. With my trusty 3d glue I added a sentiment to the top after firstly gluing the folder paper to a circular base. Easy when you know how... I finished with two strips of scrap paper for the ribbon. 
So, all I need to to do is enter this in..
1.Crafting at the weekend - Anything goes 
2.613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
3.Robyn's Fetish -Autumn Colours 
4.Dragons Lair - Anything goes 
5.Wags N Whiskers -- Fall colours 
6.Crafting with the dragonflies - Anything goes

 Thanks for popping by, I do hope you will join me again soon
 hugs xxx

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

A wish come true

Hello gang.... I have a cute furry Teddy Bea to share today... I have created a farewell card for a colleague, and she was the perfect image...

This is Teddy Bea "Your wish will come true" , I coloured her up with my Spectrums.... 

The papers are digi, called "Garden Rose" from Carina Gardner...
I embellished with lace, gems and paper roses....adding lots of stickles for that extra bling. A Fairy has to have sparkly wings too, right? 
So, I do hope she likes her card, and knows she will be sorely missed.... best get it taken into work so the guys can all sign it...
But, on a happier note , I have had some terrific news... I have joined the Teddy Bo dt !!!!! Wahoooooo! 
I was so thrilled to discover this.... you can find out more , here.... 

I would like to enter this in..
1.Eureka Stamps - Bling 
2.Crazy Challenge - for a special lady
3.The Pink Elephant - Anything goes 
4.Glitter & Sparkle - Use flowers 
5.Stampin Sensations - Things with wings 
6.That Craft Place - Shabby Chic 
 Thanks for popping by... stay tuned I have lots to share this week 
Hugs xxxx

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