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Friday, 31 May 2013

Little Sprout- a Pollycraft DT position

Hello my lovelies... As I type this the sun is peeping out .. looks to be a lovely week...shame I'm gonna miss most of it being at work?? oh well, sigh! 
Its been a fabulous week tho'... two dream DT positions... I mean that truthfully... I did say I had my heart set on certain things in the crafty world this year, and being on these 2 dt's mean a lot to me....So, on the whole I am on some amaaaazzzing DT's...  
I am so thrilled to have been offered a place on Paula's Pollycraft DT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
So, less mush, and more craft, yes?? 
here's a card using a Pollycraft image... granted its an older one, and  some of the images you can still get over at Miss Muffett stamps (yay)....Just wait til you see the new ones... oh my.. they are "Totes Adorbs"!!!!!! I NEED to get colouring, but alas two shifts to get thro first...lol! 
Now, this is not the best light to take pics in.. so I am sorry they are a little dull... the colours are much zingy-er (if thats a word)



The papers are Carta Bella "True Friends" , from Jessica Sprague... the image is "Little Sprout", coloured with my Spectrums.... The flowers are from one of my all time faves... Die-namics die "Flower Trio", and the Cheery Lynn flourish.... the sentiment is TLC  . I have tucked a little pearl trimmed lace in there too.... 


 Anyhoooo, I hope you like... I will be back with a brand new image  real soon.... Yay!!! 
 till then I would like to enter this in..
1.Auds Sentiments- Use the word Friend  
2.Milk Coffee - Load on the flowers
3.Crafting By Designs- Anything goes 
4.Thro' the Craft Room Door- Anything goes  
5.2 Sisters - outdoor fun   
6.Eureka Stamps - The Great Outdoors
 Right gotta dash... works calling... Byeeeee! 
Hugs x

Thursday, 30 May 2013

The SugarBowl Challenge - Anything goes..

Welll  hellllooooo! 
I am sooo thrilled to writing this post as part of the Dt I can't tell you .... I am sure I have mentioned  it ???lol! 
 anyway, exciting stuff... time for another "Anything goes " challenge over at the SugarBowl, and heres mine...





How could I not start with a "Bella" ... its just the done thing...lol! 
Here she is with  "Mixed Media" papers by Jodie Lee.. they are digital , and I got them on "One Buck Wednesday"
She is coloured with my spectrums.... I have used lots of Kraft, distressing and a dab of Picket fence white.... those lovely Chinese roses with a wee bead in them.. and a new spellbinders Timeless Rectangle die. The greeting is TLC.... 


  So, I hope you like her??? Pop over and check out the rest of this awesome DT's creations, and if you have a Sugar Nellie stamp, give the challenge a go??? there's a fab prize of 4 rubber stamps for grabs... See you there!!! 
just would like to enter this in..
1.Lacy Sunshine - Anything goes
2.Milk Coffee- load on the flowers
3.The Squirrel & the Fox  - here come the girls
4.613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
5.Crafting with Dragonflies- One for the girls  
6.Fab N Funky - Girly
 Thanks for dropping over...and as always, for your encouraging comments.... just like buses my posts aren't they?? none, then all together !! heehee ! 




In the Pink challenge - anything goes

Hey guys... I'm back!!! 

I have been a bad blogger, but with a good excuse... have had some time off to spend with my hubs... altho' we couldn't afford a holiday, we had a "Staycation"lol! 
We got lots done.. including eyes tests.. so I am now sporting contact lenses... get me??!!!!! i am also the proud owner of a new wee greenhouse.. so lets hope we get lots of produce this year....

 I have something exciting to share.... the lovely Christine invited me to be GDT this time over at "In the Pink challenges".. and I could not refuse... you know I LOVES pink!!!
 So, the theme is "Anything goes" - easy peasy , right??? as long as you use LOTS of pink... you can enter... 
 this is my creation...



I love this image from "A day for Daisies", it colours up just beautifully... I really should use ADFD images more...



The papers are Basic Grey "Porcelain", I have used a square doily, some lace, and my new Chinese rose die fro Marianne's.... the little gate is a MB die... I love its delicateness.I have added  few pearls to the centres and distressed the papers, and added a touch a of picket fence paint.
so, pop over and check this challenge out.. as long as the majority of you creation is pink, you're fine... 
I would like to enter this in...
1.Deep Ocean Challenge- Ribbons &/or laces 
2.Lady Anne's - Anything goes
3.Digi Makeover - Anything goes
4.Joanna Sheen - Girls, girls, girls
5.Created with Love - At least 3 layers
6.Vintage stamping- Lace & pearls 
7.Cutie Pie challenge- 3,2,1 (3 layers, 2 flowers,1 image)  
8.Creative Card Crew - punches & dies
 thanks for popping by today... I have another DT card to share later .. I have been jumping up and down about this one too  , believe me.. till then... have a fabulous day!!
Hugs xxx

Friday, 24 May 2013

Corrosive challenge - My sentiments exactly

Hello my lovelies... how are you all.... I thought I would surprise you with another post today..tadaaaaa!!!
Today's card is a masculine one.. and features a LOTV image, which are simply the best for male images IMHO...
 I love this one...



this is Playing golf, he is coloured with my Spectrums.. the papers are "Two Scoops"
I have used my spellbinders cirlces and lacey circles dies, and my Die-namics die for the grass




I had a wee mishap and managed to get inky fingermarks all over the image once I'd coloured it.. so out came the liquid pearls, and they rescued the day..... Ha!
The sentiment is computer generated....  I hope you like it ??!
I would like to enter this in..
1.Corrosive challenges- My sentiments exactly
2.Penny's Paper crafty - Circles 
3.Thro' the Craft room door- Anything goes
4.That craft Place - Makes for men
5.QKR Stampede- For the boys
6.Sister Act card challenge- Anything goes
 thanks for popping by... I have lots more, be back soon!
Hugs xxx

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Lili's Little Fairies- Spots & stripes

Hello my lovelies... I'm so sorry things have been a little quiet on my blog of late..I have been a busy bee.. and a lot of what I've been making, I can't share with you yet... 
but, its Thursday, and you know what that means.... yup, Lili's Little Fairies  have a new challenge...Yay! 
 This week the theme is "Spots & stripes"...

 This is one of my faves... "Walk the plank" . He is coloured with my Spectrums... the papers are my newest faves too... Sarah Walkers Nautical papers.... 


The beach theme bingo card is just fab.. that was also $1 from One Buck Wednesday.... from the pen of Jenny Bowlin. 
the dies are the "Sea Charms" from Die-namics, as is the waves die. I have matted onto kraft card, and distressed everything ... 
pop over and check out the fab prize from My Crafty Heart this week... a ten pound voucher!!! 
so... just to enter this in...
1.LEJ designs - die cuts &/or punches
2.Tuesday Throwdown - sail away
3.Creative Creations - For a child
4.Forever Friends - For a child
5.Kaboodle Doodles - Stripes or circles
6.Eclectic Ellapu- Anything goes
thanks for droppin in today... there's lots more to share soon, I promise! 
Hugs xx

Saturday, 18 May 2013

Have you heard the news...???

Well...? have you heard the news???
I am still pinching my self, as I still can't believe it!!!
       "I am a Sugar Bowl Sweetie"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I have had my heart set on being a Sweetie, since I don't know when... I have bought sooo much Sugar from Funkykits... I daren't admit... my first purchase being a set of Gorjuss girls when they first on the stamping scene... 
So, I thought I would create a card today, just to celebrate...yay! 
thank you sooo much ladies for choosing me... Mwah! xxx


The papers are MME "Sunshine" , the stamp is the Gorjuss "Bumble Bee" , I have paper pieced her dres, and coloured the rest with Spectrums.... I have used the "Precious Heart" die from Memory box, the spellbinders "Elegant Rectangle" & Marianne's Chinese rose die... the leaves are from the Die-namics wintery wreath die(I chopped it up) , the "ric-rac" is from stash, and I dropped a couple of AB beads into the roses... and dotted a couple of tiny ones on the bows.... 


I LOVE these papers... I am on the lookout for more... I only wish MME did digi's like Carta bella, Fancy pants & Echo park....
So.... I would like to enter this in...
1.Crafty Catz- 3(papers), 2 (flowers)& 1 image
2.Wags& Whiskers- anything goes
3.Cute & Girly - flowers
4.Card & Scrap - layers
5.Crafting Musketeers- Anything goes
6.Creatalicious challenge - for the girls 
7.Fresh brewed- flowers  
8.Natalie & Amy- things with wings
 thanks for popping by... hopefully I will see you soon over at the Sugar Bowl with my first official card... Till then, why not enter... you only need a Sugar Nellie stamps.. and if you are like me, and have a sweet tooth, you'll have quite the stash!!
Hugs xxx

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Pollycraft DT call!!

Hello my lovelies... have you heard the news???
 Pollycraft has re-opened its doors!!! totes amazeballs!! I LOVE Pollycraft images ... and even more exciting .. Paula is having a DT call!!!!!!!!!
so, a chance to colour up those yummy PC images.. old or new (Have you seen the new ones- OMG!!gorge!!) 
Now, you know I love One Buck Wednesday , and I am so glad I got this nautical papers from Sarah Walker.. yep, for $1 !
so, I teamed it up with a Pirate image from PC... and here it is...


 so, he's coloured with my Spectrums, and I got chance to use my MFT "waves" die that DD bought me for Mother's day...The sentiment is computer generated. the banner are La-La Land... 

Told you those papers were fab...!!! I just finished with a little button twine....
So, if you LOVE Pollycraft digi's like I do.. get entering... whats the worst that can happen.????.lol! 
 I would like to enter my cards in 
1.Creative creations challenge - for a child
2.Cupcake craft -Lots of layers
3.Digi sketch challenge - for a boy theme/sketch
4.Get Inky - Die cuts 
5.Pink Elephant- masculine cards
6.Robyn's Fetish- pirates & the sea!
thanks for stopping by... I have something amazing to announce... pop back won't ya???! x

Sunday, 12 May 2013

Happy Anniversary Wishes

Hey guys.... hows things????
 today is my folks' wedding anniversary, and I made a super quick card using those LOTV pre coloured squares.. these are such a life saver..!!!!


I have used Pink Paislee "London market " papers... these ones have been a sit & stroke paper for a long time, they are sooo gorge!!!!
Anyhoooo, here they are, matted with kraft card stock and stitched . The punch is Martha Stewart. I have cropped the image, and matted onto card... the flowers & seam binding is from stash. 



I just created a greeting on my PC to finish... and voila! 
 hope they like it...
 I would like to enter this in..
1.Our Creative Corner- Anything goes
2.Annabelle Stamps - Anything goes 
3.Crafty Catz- Anything goes
4.Delightful Challenges- Use your stash
5.Divas by Design - Anything goes
6.Paper Shelter - love 
so , thank for stopping by today... i will be back soon, I promise.
 hugs xx

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Lili's Little Fairies- Anything but a card

Good morning my lovelies.... Have you missed me??
 Apologies for going awol... I have truly have been flat out at work... I simply haven't had time for any craftyness.. sob!
 Here is a quick creation from me for the new challenge over at Lili's Little Fairies where the new challenge is "Anything but a  card"
this is what I came up with... a wee photo frame.... 




I bought this cheap and cheerful photo frame, and painted it with acrylic paint...adding a layer of pink , and finishing it off with crackle paint finish....hopefully you can see the pink showing subtly underneath.

        
 ..  and this stamp is just adorable, and creates the perfect new baby gift. 
 I have coloured  "Bath Time " with my Spectrums, and popped it in the frame... simple really.... 
So, please pop and grab a little inspiration from the rest of the LLF dt... I often have to ponder for a while when its something "other than a card" ... 
so I just need to enter in...
1.Creative Craft challenges- all about animals
2.Loves Rubber stamps - anything goes
3.Papertake Weekly - Anything goes 
4.Thro' the craft room door- Anything goes
5.Papercrafting Journey - Anything goes
6.Challenges For Everybody- Anything goes
thanks for popping by.... I hopefully will get some crafting in very soon.
 Hugs xxx

Thursday, 2 May 2013

C.R.A.F.T Challenge - A Stitch in time

Hello one and all..... wahooooo...nearly there...are you ready for the long weekend???? 
I have something equally bright and cheery for you... my entry to the Sugar Nellie FB challenge - where the theme is "something for a boy". 

 I have used this super cute image, suitable for a younger boy or even new baby from the Simon & Lola range of Sugar Nellie stamps.... He is "Duck in Boots" , and he's coloured with my Speccies... 
I have used OR2,1 &GB1,for the beak..  then CT4 LY3,PP2 and LY2 for his body,TB4,IB3&2 for the boots & bib IG3-1 for the background... blending out with my blender pen...
the sentiment is computer generated, and the buttons are cut from my old fav Sizzix die... I have also used MFT die-namics scallop die and my new spellbinders A2 curved border One die.... I LOVE this die x



I have layered everything onto kraft card, distressing it in places, and stitched my layers.... 
I would like to enter this in the following..
1.C.R.A.F.T. challenge - Stitching
2.The Sugarbowl- Anything goes
3.As You Like It - Die or Punch
4.MAWTT- One for the boys
5.Southern Girls- You can say that again
6.Inky Impressions- Spots &/or Stripes 
7. Creative Craft challenges- animals 
8.Die-Cuttin Diva's - Anything goes
Thanks for popping by... have a great bank holiday weekend !


Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Bearly mine challenges - Anything goes

Hello peeps!
Its Wednesday..,so that means.. One Buck Wednesday..!!! Get yourself over here and grab a bargain...
now.. here's a new digi for me.. I have been admiring these lovelies for a while, so finally took the plunge.. with " and got colouring her up....."Fall Love"



Now, the papers aren't digi's but Basic Grey , called Porcelain... the sentiment is TLC , and the lovely Fall Love is coloured with my Speccies... 



The pearls, gems & flowers are from stash........ I have doodled around my image freehand for that finishing touch...
 I do hope you like her... I MAY have to purchase more (wink)
I would like to enter this in ...
1.Bearly Mine - Anything goes
2.LEJ - Anything goes
3.Lexie's creations- Happy birthday
4.Robyn's fetish- stripes or dots
5.Hybrid Chick - flowers
6.Crafts 4 Eternity - 3 papers 
7. Crafts N Me- Floral Frenzy 
8.Carisma Cardz- Polkadots
 thanks for popping by... I hope you have already entered the challenge over at LLF, if not be quick! I will see you there... 
Hugs xxx