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Friday, 25 February 2011

Polkadoodles challenge 8 - stashbox stamps and a recipe..

Hello and happy Friday to you...
Just a quick post , as i am typing this up before i go to work, i had a splitting head last night, and couldn't do it..
 This Friday we are starting a new feature called " Stashbox stamps" where we can get to use our stamps from other ranges to open up the endless possibilities with polkadoodles cds...
this is think is a monthly feature , so we get to show you even more versatility ..
the addition "recipe" on our challenge is 2 ribbons and a charm.
this week is quite a colourful card for me , i have used a Hanglar image and created a little scene.








I used the Sundae of Seasons cd for everything, except the stanglar , the ribbons and charm from stash too.
so ...betcha cant wait to see the rest of the dts ideas...? watcha waiting for ...
Back real soon.
Hugs xx

Thursday, 24 February 2011

My first award..!!

Hello all.. the wekk is whizzing by , i have lots to do today , and I am working on some new dt stuff..its mega , just wait till you see..!
I just wanted to tell you about my very first blog award , given to me by the lovely Dianne

Isn't it fab..????!!
So thank you very much Dianne!

There are conditions to this award:

Step 1. Make a post linking back to the person who gave you this award.
Step 2. Share 7 random things about yourself.
Step 3. Award 15 recently discovered bloggers with this award.
Step 4. Contact these bloggers and tell them they've won this award.

 7 random things..Hmmm...
1. I am a cat lover
2.I hate anchovies, olives and spiders!
3. I am a big erasure fan , i am off to see them in June at Dalby forest! :-)
4.I have been a card maker for 9 years now.
5.My ideal holiday is sun sea and sand!
6.When i do get chance to read.. and its rare! I love horror! Stephen king, Dean Koontz etc..
7. I have a new iphone , and i am very addicted to words with Friends app. , which is Scrabble basically , but i love it!!

Now..the 3rd part , I have to select 10 recently discovered blogs. Hmmm this is hard..

1. http://cheryl-cherylscreativeatcscards.blogspot.com/
2. http://breakouttheglitter.blogspot.com/
3. http://craftyemma.blogspot.com/
4. http://flowergirl40.blogspot.com/
5. http://littleprincesscards.blogspot.com/
6.  http://lulucardmaking.blogspot.com/
7. http://meeshsplace.blogspot.com/
8. http://handmadecardsbyjo.blogspot.com/
9. http://mumsmonkey.blogspot.com/
10. http://stamperschef.blogspot.com/

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Crafts and me challenge- Things with wings.

Hello to you..Its Sunday ..( deep breath in ..and slowly out ....Ahh , that's better.)
so, now we are both chilled, i can share my card with you.
i just bought these new beauties from Crafts and Me.. I was watching closely for there release...
This one is called "Pink Lightening", isn't she just gorgeous..?
i have coloured her with Promarkers, used the Once upon a time papers from DCWV, and embellished away...
roses, little vellum flowers and aurora beads, and of course lots of glitter...








there are some lovely sentiment stamps up for grabs over there.. pop over and have a look , and maybe have a go, there is still another week  to enter.
I would also like to enter her into
" smooth Gradient"
This is a colouring challenge , and this week they'd like you to create smooth gradients of colour with your colouring.
The dt cards are awesome, you really MUST go and have a peep..
I would also like to enter The Res-Q-Challenge, "don't be Sad" , where you can create something that makes you happy...I love fairies  and i love colouring pretty images with my Promarkers.:-)
And.. there is a new challenge blog  called 4 crafty chics..where the theme is to use a Fairy/angel/Butterfly.
And.. Crafty Purple Frog Challenge- "A touch of magic".
And..Cute card Thursday- "Something Shiny".
and.. Samuel Taylors Monthly Challenge- "Use Copics or Promarkers"

Well I think that all for now , enjoy the rest of your Sunday..
Hugs xx

Friday, 18 February 2011

tickled pink stamp challenges #7 -Fabric

Hello all...
Its Saturday !! Ahhh! Doncha just love Saturday?
i wanted to share with you today my card for this weeks Tickled Pink Challenges, where you have to add fabric to your card.






the papers are Bo Bunny, , matted with Kraft card,. I have used ribbon and lace from stash for my fabric. . the pearl pin and heart from stash too. The ticket is from gtc, i think.The image is a digi from tickle pink called "Lil fashionette Willow ", coloured with Promarkers.
Take a peep at the dt girls cards , they are awesome...while you are there leave a little love.
I would also like to enter this in the spotted chicks .."Thats Krafty Thursday" challenge, where you need to use Kraft on your design.
AND.. Prarie Fairies Challenge.."Its all in the fine print"- where you must use fine print in the design, excluding the sentiment.
And... Totally Papercrafts Challenge- "Do it with Digi's" (which my Lil Lolita is..)
Thanks for moochying over, catchya real soon
Hugs xx

Polkadoodles Challenge-week 7 - Chocolate !

Hello and happy Friday to you..
The week has whizzed by and its time for another Polkadoodles Challenge , and the theme this week is every ones favourite              " Chocolate ! ".
So this week I used the sundaes of Seasons CD for the papers, and one of the Flutterfly Fairies " Maggie". She is stamped with my Le Plume pen in brown , I have had these ages , I guess the new Aqua markers would be just as good , if not better.I brushed the pen over the stamp and then stamped her out. Using a water brush, I dragged the colour outwards to fill in , adding shade with a touch more ink from the pen. .Matted and layered on chocolate and pink , a button to finish ..Hey Presto!




please pop over and see the rest of the dt girls' ideas, but be warned its chocolate, chocolate and even more chocolate !
Be back real soon!
Hugs xx

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Sugar nellie easel card..

Good morning all..
Its a busy Tuesday for me..I am off to York this afternoon...I am hoping that i will be able to entertain myself on Words with friends on my iphone whilst waiting for my appointment. If any of you guys would like a game my UN is ; Lis-m.. i am just an average player..
:-0
Anyways a quick posting then for my facebook group Sugar Nellies comp.  using this lovely image " windswept"
You can find out more about the group here...







Its a twisted easel card..on a cream scallop base. the paper are Bo bunny " Crazy Love ", the sentiment is Lili of the valley....

I would also like to enter it in Catch The Bug Challenge,
"A different fold"


Thanks for looking hope you like it..
hugs  xxx

Monday, 14 February 2011

Wee Stamps..

Posting again today...
I had to let you know about this new digi stamp store with the cutest images ever...


This is Suzi..isn't she the sweetest..??
you can find her and her friends here...
They are all created by the very talentedillustrator and artist
                                                             Sylvia  Zet.
              still here.... watcha waiting for .. have fun
                                             hugs xx

Pollycraft Monday Challenge - Special Birthdays.

Hell all.. its Monday ..and its Valentines day..too.! hope you got something spesh..
I am home today, a little under the weather , and since i cant venture far...you guessed it!1 Crafting! :-)
I made this card over the weekend for a collegue, who reaches the big 60 next week..Hmmm...





The papers are Polkadoodles, the embellishments are from Wild Orchid Crafts,except the butterfly , which I punched from vellum and decorated, and the image is a cute square ( which I made into a cute circle) from Lili of the Valley.
So this is my entry for the special birthday challnge over at Pollycrafts...
... and
Bunny Zoes Crafts Challenge : Spring - flowers everywhere.
..and Craft your Passion : Use pink !
..and Little Claire's Challenge : anything goes.

Thanks for popping in..
Happy Valentines day !

Friday, 11 February 2011

Polkadoodles challenge 6 - thats amore..

Hello and happy Friday... if Mr blogger is being good, this post will schedule as I am busy at work. Its Friday , and that can only mean...
Polkadoodles challenge!!!
This week its set by Miria , and the theme is "thats amore". The team over at Polkadoodles  really have had their thinking caps on this week and there are some lovely ideas...
My card is a quick one using the sundae of seasons cd , and please forgive me but i used the inspiration from the Ronettes song " Be(e) my Baby" , you know the one from Dirty Dancing !!??  :-)





The base card is kraft and the papers are from the greens section on the papers on the cd . I am not a fan of yellow but i love this shade...
i simply die cut a couple of hearts , then cut out the bees , hive and honey . finished with a raffia bow , and there you have it !
Thank you for looking ... and remember its nearly the weekend ...Yay !!!!
Hugs xx

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Sketch Saturday Challenge #141

Hello to you .. half way thro the week , I like that !
Just of to the gym for Body Jam class and i wanted to share this card with you.







the sketch this time goes like this..


Tilda is coloured with Promarkers , and the papers are Websters..
The circle is a Mariannes die , layered on a lace doily. The little ticket is GTC again..love these...
See the entries and the Dt cards for yourself over at Sketch  Saturday... and why not have a go..?
thanks for stopping by.. gotta run..
 hugs xx




Monday, 7 February 2011

pear tree designs challenge#35 _ Free for all.

Hello everybody..Its Monday (sigh) my fav day of the week (not) ..still .. i had a half day today so that makes it a little better.
 I have been busy this weekend with cards for friends and i wanted to share this one....
It fits the challenge over at Pear Tree Designs..









Plenty of bling on this one.. with a vintage feel... its mostly punches. the vellum and the butterfly. the paper flowers  and ribbon are Wild Orchid, pearls from stash. Pin from the Ribbon Girl. Lace is Maya road from Funkyfarm .The image is a freebie  from Magic Moonlight. and the ticket is from GTC.the papers are dcwv .
this one also fits nicely with:
2. Craft your passion - anything goes.
4. Aly's Sunday challenge- Bling Bling
5. Sew many cards #42 - Anything goes ...
6. Pixie dust studio- Say it with roses.
Hope you like it thanks for looking.
Hugs xx

Sunday, 6 February 2011

Tickled pink Stamps Challenge #5 Punchy Pink.

Hello Peeps..
Its Sunday..and if Mr blogger plays nice ..this post will arrive as per schedule whilst I lie-in!! You gotta love technology ! ? X
Anyway ..this is what I want to share....

The theme over @ Tickled Pink is " Pink Punchy"...








You gotta show what u can do with the punches in your stash...
Up for grabs as the prize is 2 digi stamps of your choice...fab or what...?
The image is valentine Cherrie w/ rose , coloured with Promarkers...
the paper is lost and found from MME. lace from wild Orchid, ribbon is silk from The Ribbon Girl. Pearls from stash...pearls brads from papermania..beaded collars on the brads are from the hobby house... Phew !
Thanks for popping by...
Have a super Sunday !
Hugs xx


Saturday, 5 February 2011

The outlawz - clean and simple.

Hi guys...hows your weekend going?
Just a quick post for the outlawz challenge.. clean and simple. .I am in love with this image..just coloured...clean and simple , in no time. Its a simply Sassy image called "luv a latte".
You can get her from funkykits.




Thanks for looking..
hugs x

Friday, 4 February 2011

I love Promarkers Challenge #51 - Anything goes

Hellooooo... Happy weekend !
 Hubby is watching rugby so I thougyht i would quickly post this card featuring my newest stamp from Simply Sassy.
 ...
The newest realeasesare must haves.. I NEEDED to get it .. it was crying out to come home to me ..lol!
I would like to enter it in this challenge over at I love Promarkers - Anything goes..
I thoroughly enjoyed colouring this little sweetheart..






The papers are Crush from Bo Bunny , which I got from the lovely Hayley at "Funky Farm Scrapbook Barn ". The stamp is called Love a Latte from Simply Sassy , purchased from Funkykits . Of course , she is coloured with my trusty Promarkers .The heart ribbon is from stash. Sentiment is computer generated....
So, This is for
 1. I love  Promarkers. _ anything goes.
2. do you stack up ?- Red Hot
3. The rubber cafe- Red, pink & black
4. Bunny Zoes crafts- love is in the air.
Think that will do..lol...
thanks for popping by.. enjoy your weekend!
hugs xx

Polkadoodles Challenge #5 -From the heart

Hello everyone.. its Friday ... and that means....???
Yep, its time for another Polkadoodles Challenge, where this week its" from the heart ".

With Valentines day just around the corner ..i feel a little luuurve in the air!!

I have used papers from polkadoodles  "Love and Cherish " cd, and the darkest pink is from Sundae of Seasons..The fairy is Babsie from the Flutterfly Fairy stamp range, coloured with Promarkers . I used a little heart punch to embellish , and add a string of hearts for her to hold . Sweet , doncha think?






Please pop over and see the rest of the DT's ideas today ...and leave a little luuurve !
Hugs xx

Thursday, 3 February 2011

Heads up !

Hi
. Just a real quick post to say there is still chance to win the dreamy Lucastamp over at Janes Lovely Cards !!
 Quick !! Pop over and leave a comment !
Hugs..x

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

totally Gorjuss - "As you like it "


Hello all..The theme this week over at Totally Gorjuss is "As You Like It ". I have been working on this card.....






... and I thought it fitted in great !
And , it fitted in with...
2. Paper Take  Weekly - Anything goes...
3. Top Tip Tuesday - Girly
4.Paper Playtime - Anything goes
5. Gingerloft - Things that fly !


Of course the image is from the lovely Mo Manning..coloured with Promarkers , and embellished with flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts. I think the papers are My Minds Eye , Lost and found.. the sentiment stamp is from Cats Life Press, from Crafty Emmas Store.
Pop over and see the Gorjussness and remember to leave a little love . Thanks for taking the time to visit
hugs xx