Tuesday, 24 May 2011


Evening all

Its been a long day today and I could not get my colours right today. I have coloured this image 8 times before deciding whether I had the right combination - still I have plenty ready to make up when I want to make a quick card.

You just cant resist these lovely sugar nellie digi images.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

2 Sisters Challenge 40 - use a digi
CES - Challenge  37 - Embellish it
Papertake weekly - pale pretty pastels
My time to craft -challenge 142 use a die cut

Items used:

Tilda backing papers 
Charm and bling from stash
Martha Stewart border punch

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Flowers from the garden

Morning all

Its is bright and sunny today so I am keeping my fingers crossed for a wonderful day. Summer s well in its way and I created this card this morning to help bring the sunshine.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Cupcake Craft Challenge 142 - in the garden
Papertake - Bloom and Grow
Truly Scrumptious - Challenge 57 anything goes

Items used:

Papers -Bearly Mine
Ribbon - Wild Orchid
Button from stash
Sentiment from Stash
Pearls from stash

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Special Dad

Afternoon all

What a cold evening it was last night and today has not been much better. Its been a very strange day today I have had one of those headaches as if there is going to be a storm.

Anyway on to crafting. I made this one today with my new LOTV stamps.

I would like to enter it into the following challenges:

Here Come the Boys - Challenge 2
Peatree Designs - Stamped Images
My time to Craft - Toy box Treasures
Alphabet Challenge B for Brads or bling

Items used:

Oh La la papers

Saturday, 14 May 2011

The First Kiss

Morning all

Well I am so glad that blogger is back up - I missed looking at all your new creations yesterday. This is a card I made yesterday, which I would like to enter into the following challenges:

Spoonful of Sugar - Challenge 151 a sketch by Natalie
Tues Throwdown - Challenge 48 - Die Cuts
Papertake weekly Challnge - Fancy a punch
I love Pro-markers- Challenge 65 Pink and Brown


Items used

Sarah Kay image
Papers - Bearly Mine
Ribbon from stash
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Charm and Jewels - Bunny Zoe crafts
Sentiment - Craftwork Cards

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Party Girl

Morning all

Well the weather has turned cold and the forecast for the weekend is said to be very cold.

Neglected item is the wavy lace on the corners, its been hanging around for months.
I would like to enter this into the following challanges:

Cupcake craft - Challenge 141 gingham and roses
Bunny Zoe Challenge 12 Lace
Sketch and stash -Challenge 61
Die cut dreams - Challenge 80 princess birthday
Crafters companion - Challenge 12 a card for a girl

items used

Papers from stash
Wavy lace from stash

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Fathers Day

Evening all

Well its been a great day today - I even sat outside for a while, but when it got to hot I moved back into the craft room with the window open and made this card for Fathers Day with my new stamps, which I think are so versatle.

I will be entering this into the following challenges:

Cards for Men - Challenge 10 Someone Special
Pollycraft - Challenge 92 Boyz to Men

Items used

Papermania Nostalgia stamps
Linen A4 card
Card candy - Craftwork Cards
Sentiments own made
Distress inks

Miss Thanng

Morning all

Well its looks like it going to be a beautifual day again - we are so lucky with the weather lets hop it keeps all all through the summer.

This morning I made this one to go with the Spring weather.

I will be entering it into the following challanges:

Crafts and Me - Swirls
Peartree Designs - Spring
Top Tips Tuesday - Flower Frenzy


Items used

Sugar and Spice Papers
Sentiment stamp - Do-Crafts
Martha Stewart punch
Charm from stash
Pearls from stash 
Swirl die cut

Monday, 9 May 2011

Time for Tea

Morning all

Well its a bright sunny morning and looks like its going to be a very warm day. I have been a little quiet on the crafting front as I have not been feeling too good. I thought that making a card would help and I came up with this cutie using a LOTV stamp.

I would like to enter it into the following challenges:

Ladybug crafts Ink - Going Dotty
Wild Orchid - Challnge 23 Mums are Special Sketch

Items used:

Ribbon from Stash
Jewel from Stash
Sentiment from stash
Jewels from stash

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Card for a Man

Morning all

Well I dont know about you but the sun has gone in as of today and it feels really cold outside.

I dont know about anyone else, but I find it very difficult to make cards for men, but I purchased the new papermania men stamps, which I am quite pleased with. Below is my first attempt, which I will be entering into the following challenges:

Here come the Boys
Pollycrafts - Anything goes
Peartree Designs - free for all
Papertake weekly - Anything goes
Top Tips Tuesday - Open challange

Items used:

Papermania Nostalgia clear stamps
Papers from stash
Star punch - Crafty Ways
Buttons from stash
Card Candy - Craftwork Cards
Buttons from stash
Martha Stewart deep edge punch
Distressed inks

Monday, 2 May 2011

Tilda having fun

Morning all

Well what a great weekend it has been the weather has been fantastic and we are thinking aboiut having a BBQ today.

I was up early again this morning crafting and would like to enter this cutie into the following challenges:

Totally Tilda - challange 21 paper piercing
Just magnolia - Challange 104 Buttons Bows and Bling
Paper Cutz - Challange 89 anything goes

Items used:

Tilda stamp - Crafts u Love
Flowers - Wild Orchid
Ribbon - Wild Orchid
Lace - Wild Orchid
Button from Stash
Tag - Homemade
Nesties - Crafty Ways
Nellie Snellen branch punch