Wednesday, 30 December 2009

Quixotic Paperie Mystery Prize

I have actually done some blog hopping and came across Happy New Year Candy from
Quixotic Paperie they are offering a mystery candy worth £40.00 all you have to do is
1,Place details of the candy and a link to their blog.
2,Your own favourite card of 2009 (from your personal creations).
my favourite card is the Baby book card I was so pleased with how it turned out.

so please do pop over to have a look
This candy ends 12am 5th January

Thursday, 24 December 2009

Merry Christmas

I would just like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year im sorry I havent posted in a while but hurt my back at work so have been laid up for weeks, then I got a chest infection so havent be able to or felt like making anything

best wishes


Sunday, 15 November 2009

Getting round to it .......

Good evening I finally had some time to make a card today. The image is stamped onto white card then cut out with my nesties. I used a 6 by 6 inch lilac deckled edge card, The lilac papers which I layered are from my stash then I added the brads the flowers I made up with several layers then added a lilac flower gem to the centre. The image was coloured with my promarkers.
Lastly I added some gems to the corners, I would like to enter this in the following challenges

anyoneforanya would like to see round
allsortschallenge anything for a child
thesecretcraftersaturday any of the four seasons

Friday, 6 November 2009

Cute Birthday Bear

Good evening ladies, my first card for a few days. I have used a popcorn the bear image and coloured with my promarkers then layered on to pale pink card I used white card then added shocking pink card then added the 3 strips of ribbon and added the image. I used gems pink gems on the corner lastly I added the layered flower I followed the sketch on Cupcakechallenge hope you like it
I would like to enter it in the following challenges

Cupcakechallnge Sketch
Creativecardcrew Ribbons & Gems
Craftycardmakers Stamp something
Quixoticpaperie Birthdays
Lalalandcrafts Pink

Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Wedding Anniversary

Good afternoon, over on Diecutdreams the challenge for this week is "Wedded Bliss" which can also be Wedding Anniversary. Also on the pixiecottage is celebrate, Craft Challenge they are asking for Anniversary. Then on Royal Challenge are asking for Pink and must be entered into as many other challenges as you can. Next at incywincydesigns they ask you to use your favourite embellishments mine is ribbons, flowers and charms.
I used 6 by 6 inch white card then added pink patterned paper from Nancy Watts The flowers were from my stash layered onto pink and white card and stickles around the edges the heart charm, ribbons and gems are also from my stash sorry cant remember where I brought them the butterfly is edged with silver but doesnt show up to well.

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

Pink Christmas

Good evening all, I have decided to enter Susie's DT call on her blog Sassydesigns by Susie. The challenge was for a christmas card I realise im very late entering but wasnt sure whether to enter but I told my children about it and they encouraged me to enter so here is my entry. I have done a pink christmas card (which is a first for me lol ) as I know Susuie loves pink lol. The bear is from create and craft it is decoupage but doesnt show up to well the outfit on the bear is pink but the light isnt very good for taking the picture. I used a 6 by 6 inch white card which I layered pretty pink paper on which was a freebie, the ribbon has a silver edge on the pink stars, gems and sentiment were from my stash, I could kick myself as I have left it so late to enter lol

Monday, 26 October 2009

Popcorn Bear

Good evening
I am entering this card into the
Its a Crafters Companion challenge 9 which is a sketch to follow, which I turned around slightly I used the image that I won as a prize I used a 6 by 6 inch white card then added the patterned paper I coloured the bear with my pro-markers then cut the shape to follow the sketch the flower border is from Do Crafts but wasnt the right pink so coloured that with pink a pro-marker then added gems to the centres of the flowers also added pink gems to image which are from my stash, the sentiment which is showing up to well reads "If friends were flowers I'd pick you" this sentiment stamp is from Nicky at stampingallday.

Sunday, 25 October 2009

Cute House Mouse Halloween

Good evening at last I made a card have been so busy this week with one thing and another. This card is for a 12 challenges I used a house mouse image that was coloured with my pro-markers, I used a 6 by 6 black card layered with orange patterned paper then added a orange piece of vellum I used nesties for the image then layered onto black the spiders are cut on my quickutz machine I added gems for their eyes the sentiment was a freebie from a magazine im really pleased how this turned out.
The challenges im entering into are



Everybody Art

Handfullof stamps









Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Peachy Keen Stamps BlogCandy


wow just look at the Candy that Kathy & Dave from Peachy Keen Stamps are giving away to their followers and loyal customers a chance to win. There are a few things you have to do in order to qualify. To find out just click on the name above or the candy picture in my side bar. You know what they say, you have to be in it to win it. This candy runs until the 23rd October.

Friday, 16 October 2009

My First Baby Book

This is my first Baby book I am so pleased with how it turned out. I am entering this into Die Cut Dreams Challenge the theme this week is babies.Also for Stampinsistersinchrist. This is also for Caardvarks which is for ribbons, lastly this is entered into Paperplay Challenges which is favorite embelishments and mine is gems, flowers and charms. I used a template to cut out on pink card then I covered it in different baby pinks. I decorated every page with an assortment of embelishments pram, baby shoes, bottle and cot I also added a couple of frames for a picture to be added of the new baby. I used split pins to hold it all together then added the ribbons, the flower and all gems are from my stash as is the little bear charm which I attached with a pink brad, the die cut bear was brought from ebay I think it is so cute. Hope you like it as much as I do.

Thursday, 8 October 2009

Whats on your desk

Good afternoon, I thought I would join in the whats on your desk over at Stamping-ground well my desk is never tidy but this is better than usual lol my desk is in my craftroom which is a shed in my garden which has all been insulated and plastered boarded out even got a carpet in there lol and I love it out there I will take more pictures of it next week lol. So why dont you over and have a nosy lol

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Forever Friends Colours of Autumn

Two cards in one day lol, over on the Forever Friends blog the challenge is Autumn colours, I used 6 by 6 white card then added brown shimmer card the shimmer doesnt show uo to well, I stamped my bear then cut out using my nestabilities added foam pads to the white then put this on brown shimmer card the orange patterned card is from my stash as are the gems I made the flowers with punches im pleased with how this turned out and I love this colour combination.

Crafters Companion Challenge 7

Woo hoo at last I have made a card, over on the Crafters Companion they have a sketch to follow, The stamped image was part of the lovely prize I won on a previous challenge on crafters companion. I coloured the popcorn bear with pro markers, the checked paper is forever friends paper I used to sets of peel offs for the border the gems and flowers are all from my stash.

Sunday, 4 October 2009

Amazing Blog Candy Silhouette Machine

This amazing Silhouette Machine worth £299 is up for grabs in a blog candy giveaway, whilst having a look at the blogs I follow I found this amazing candy at Jak Heaths Blog Crafters kitchen what are you waiting for please do go and have a look then follow the easy instructions on how to enter good luck everyone

Sunday, 20 September 2009


Over on the Allsorts Challenge they are asking for snowflakes. I coloured the image with my pro markers then layered it onto green card the snow flake paper is from my stash the silver ribbon is from Do crafts I added gems to the centre of the snow flakes the sentiment is also from do crafts then I used a puch to make more snowflakes hope you like it.

Card for 2 Challenges

My entry for sketchandchallenge which is a sketch to follow and to say what say what stash is new, used or neglected stash. Also for Corrosive challenge. They are asking for a childs birthday card. I used a new magnolia image which I coloured with my pro markers the papers are also new the purple card was an odd bit I found and the ribbon was a neglected bit in the bottom of my box, the purple flowers are prima which are also new lastly I added gold peel off sentiment.

Saturday, 12 September 2009

Die Cut Dreams Challenge

Good afternoon, this is my first card for a week. I have had problems first with the PC then the lap top was nearly throwing it out the window lol. Anyway on to the challenge at Die Cut Dreams the challenge for this week is chocolate and orange which I think is a lovely combination. I used a 6 by 6 inch chocolate shimmer card blank and added orange paper which was a freebie from one of my magazine subscriptions. I stamped the sentiment and added to chocolate card the image is cute Daisy May which I think is lovely coloured with my pro markers the flowers are from Prima the centre of flower is from my stash. I didnt have an orange one so also coloured that with my pro markers lastly added the gems from my stash.

Saturday, 5 September 2009

Another Male Themed Card

The Allsorts challenge the theme this week is something for the males. I think this is a great image again it is from Elizabeth also a freebie. I coloured it with my promarkers then put onto navy card and added foam pads to give it a bit of height. The ship background was also a freebie but cant remember where from lol. The chest was covered in gold glitter to look like the pirate had found treasure, although it doesnt show up to well I put white foam on the edge of the sea sand to look like the waves when they come in. The sentiment stamp is from Nicky. All brads and gems are from my stash hope you like it

Cup Cake Craft Challenge

Over at Cup cake challenge this weeks theme is a recipe 3 buttons, 2 papers and 1 ribbon so this is my entry. The digi image is another freebie from Elizabeth, which I coloure with promarkers both the papers are from Papermania, The ribbon and buttons are from my stash I used the stamp from Nickys for the sentiments and just added some brads to finish off.

Nicky at Stamping all day
Elizabeth O Dulemba

Thursday, 3 September 2009

Corrosive Challenge

My entry for Corrosive challenge the theme this week is back to school. The image is a digital image from Elizabeth O Dulemba who is a childrens illustrator and author. Elizabeth has some lovely images on her site most are free. The image was coloured with pro markers then cut out and foam pads added for a bit of a lift. The paper, pencils brads and card are all from my stash, the sentiment is hand written and attached with a paperclip. I think this image is cute. Also I still havent done the date on camera lol must remember to change it tomorrow.

Corrosive Challenge
Elizabeth Dulemba