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Saturday, 31 August 2013

Winter Wonders Blog Hop at Sugar Nellie

Hey guys.. have we got some fantabulous new images for you today... starting off with a stupendous blog hop where there is oodles of inspiration to whet your taste buds and get you in the mood for your seasonal crafting ready for the big day...
So, hold on to your hats... we have cuties , old and new... so lets begin....
You should have arrived fro the lovely Lisa's blog... if not hop back over as you really don't want to miss a thing!!!! 

  
So, here is one of my all time favs... this is "Warm Winter Wishes"...this cute pair are available in both digi and rubber! .they are coloured with my Spectrums.  The papers are Carta Bella Christmas Day...


 I have coloured them in added a touch of glamour dust, and 3d'd them onto my card...I have used some mink coloured seam binding, and finished with a sparkly charm that any magpie would be proud of... you can get them here...
So, next on the hop, is the fabulously talented Janine... Hop on over and soak up the Christmassy joys.... and don't forget there is candy along the way.. remember to leave a little love for them all.... 
the journey kicks off at the Sugar Nellie blog,with our very own Sugar Mama and if you lose your way, the hop list is there...and at the end  you can fill your boots with these little lovelies at the Funkykits store....  
Have fun! and thanks for visiting! 
I would like to enter this in the following...
1.Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Winter Animals
2.Digi stamps 4 Joy- Anything goes
3.Inklings & Yarns- Anything goes
4.Simon Says Stamp- Anything goes
5.Whimsical Designs - Something old (stamp) something new(Papers) 
6.Bearly mine - Digi days (papers are digi)

 Have a fab weekend!
Hugs xxx

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Lili's Little Fairies- No flowers..

Hiya you lot... where is my week going... I have a v. quick make card to share with you today, as I am running late ...lol!
 Thursday means a new challenge over at Lili's little Fairies..... and this week is a challenge indeed! "No flowers"" !!!
 So, being a super quick make because I had a surprise visit from my eldest over the weekend..
...... no time to colour I used one of the Xmas art pads from LOTV.... an embossing folder, a snowflake and a button... et VOILA!!!!!!



told ya! Super fast... so I apolgise to all my fellow colour-in'ers... but a girls gotta do..... 
Here's a close up of the pair.... I added a little glitter, and the die cut button and sentiment tag which is LOTV also... 
So, there is a oodles of inspiration to be had over on the challenge blog.. and also some big news... check it all out here....
 Til then I just need to enter this in...
1.Party Time Tuesdays- Anything goes
2.Thro the Craft Room Door - Anything goes
3.ABC ChristmasChallenge - Q is for quick  
4.Whimsy Challenge Blog -Clean and simple
5.Crafty Boots -Christmas in August
6.Chrimbo Crackers- Snow business
 thanks for popping by... there's lots more to come... and something super cute at the weekend... catch ya then!
Hugs xx

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Pollycraft Challenge - For the kids

Hey guys... two weeks already , Wowsers!!!
Time for another challenge over @ Pollycraft, and this time the theme chosen by Pami  is "For the Kids" 


This adorable little fella is a new release digi from the Lil Dumplings' called "Jack" ,the papers are "All Hallow's Eve" from Carta Bella, the sketch was inspired by one from The Deconstructed Sketch... the sentiment is TLC....



 Isn't he just soooo cute??!!
 I LOVE Halloween!!!
there are several new cuties in the Lil Dumplings... check these out... 

ok... check out the rest of the gorgeousness from the DT... and give the challenge a whirl.
Remember that if you use a Pollycraft image you get credit towards your next purchase from the store!!! 
so, all I need to do is enter this in..
1.ABC challenge - No flowers
2.Created with love-  anything goes
3.Kaboodle Doodles - Season of fall / Fall colours
4.Challenges 4 everybody - Anything goes
5.Dream valley - for a child
6.2 Sisters- square cards
 thanks for popping by... I have lots more to share with you tomorrow... I hope ... 
hugs xxx

Thursday, 22 August 2013

The SugarBowl challenge - ANYTHING GOES

Hello peeps... and a good morning to ya!
It would seem its time for another "Sugarbowl" challenge... I just don't know where the time goes...!!!
Well, with relief my card was done in plenty of time because I had a Eureka moment when making a card for the lovely Christine .. to use a Sugar Nellie stamp... cheeky I know... but a bit canny too! 
So here she is....


 Ok, this is "Let them eat cake" , and she has been stamped very lightly and coloured with my Spectrums....
The papers are Nitwits, "Always & Forever", they matted and layered on cream cs then Kraft. I added some stitching and some lace, seam binding in pink, and a ribbon rose , finished with a pearl. The oval is my new  Joy! die, which has been distressed... and I added stickles.... oh, and dotted on some pearls. the post mark stamp is from the Portabello rd set, I think.I fussy cut Delia out and 3d'd her onto the card... the tag is LOTV.


Here is a nice glittery close up.... glitter on fairy wings... compulsory, right???
 So, there you have it... all you need is a SUGAR NELLIE stamp to enter and there is 4 stamps up for grabs as the prize, which goes up if the number of entries gets higher....
So, in my semi-confused state , all I need to do is enter this in...
1.Craft room challenge - something new (die)
2.Loves rubber stamps- round or square cards
3.Papertake Weekly -Flower power
4.Sweet Stamps - anything goes
5.ABC challenge - lots of layers
6.Bunny Zoes' - Bingo (Sparkle, die cut, stitching)
thanks for popping over, i hope you can join me again, for my next creation... Hugs xxx

In The Pink - K.I.S.S

Hey ! how are ya??!
Lovely to see you my friend...I love your visits....
I have a DT card to share for In The Pink today, and our theme this time is K.I.S.S.... which is absolute torture when you "faff" with you cards... less is more right...lol! Why do I struggle so ??




Anyhoooo.... this is what I came up with. the papers are "Pastel Christmas" from Bearly mine.. and the image is "Squirrel Snack " from LOTV. She is coloured with my Spectrums.The sentiment is computer generated
Skin:TN3,2,FS4,PP2
Hair:GB2,8,10,EB5
Clothing:PP6-1DR6,CR6,5
BG6,4,1
Pine:DG4,3,2,CG4,3,DG5
Squirrels:GB10,8,2,EB2,1


I stitched around the papers, which are matted on pink, then choc cs... then pierced with the machine, around the image... then zig-zag stitched the sentiment on.
So, please check out the rest of the DT creations over at ITP... and give the challenge a whirl... all you need to remember is that your entry needs to be MOSTLY PINK . Ok? 
So, all I need to do is enter this in...
1.Crafty Boots - Christmas in August
2.Cutie Pie - Anything goes
3.Fashionista challenge - Christmas
4.613 Avenue Create- Stitching
5.Great Impressions - Square card
6.That craft place- Stitching

Thanks for joining me today... I am always encouraged by your lovely comments
hugs xx

Monday, 19 August 2013

Come and get it challenges - Things with wings

Hello peeps... I am back.. and feeling a little more human.... I have been to Whitby to the folk festival... and added into the mix was a little "wild" camping (why do I agree to such things...) So, not much sleep.... hubs managed to pitch on a slope...(well it was dark, and we had had a tipple or two :-)), so deprived of sleep ,and all the luxuries of home ( and believe me I LOVE my home comforts.. like hot running water..etc) , I was, to say the least shattered.....
I just wanted to share this cutie from the new releases over @ Tiddly Inks... this is "Thanks Fairy Much"... and I LOVE her!!! 

 She is coloured with my Spectrums...
Skin: TN3,2,FS4,PP2
Hair:GB2,8,10,EB5,8,BG8
Dress&shoes:PP6-1
Wings:IB2&1
Grass:DG4,3.CG4,3,2,1,LG5,4



I used Echo Parks baby girl digi papers, and matted with chocolate cs... the sentiment is from the pc,(sky dunk wishes font )  as it was  for her friend for her exam results.... lots of glitter on her wings...  and a wee flower & pearl to finish....
that's all from me, just a quick post..... I would just like to enter this in....
1.Come & get it challenge - Things with wings
2.Great Impressions - Square card
3.Color Me Creative - Anything goes
4.Card Crafters Circle - Winged things
5.The Squirrel and the fox- Whimsical
6.Challenges 4 everybody- Anything goes
 thanks for popping by... I have lots coming up stay tuned..
Hugs xxx

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Lili's Little Fairies- Shabby Chic

Goooood morning peeps!
How are you ? 
 I have a Lili's Little Fairies DT card to share... my, these weeks do come by fast??!!!
The theme this week is "Shabby Chic"..,and here's mine....


  Ok... where to start... I sure have chucked on lot on this one , haven't I?     hehehe...
The papers (digi , of course) are Echo Park Beautiful life.... the image is "Kitten Cuddles", and she is coloured up with my Spectrums.... 
Hair:GB2,TN1,GB8,10,E5
Skin:Tn3,2,FS4,PP2.FS8
Dress:BT5-1
Kitty:IG7,5,3,1
Leaves,flowers,swing:BG6,3,1,DG3,CG3,DG2,PP5,2
The luverrrrly ovals is the "floral oval" from Spellbinders,Butterfly border die is Joy!,as is the little swirls on the end of the flowers..... then I punched a wee butterfly and dotted on some pearls....
It has been distressed to within an inch of its life..lol with DI ink and picket fence white paint....and a dot of stickles.. well, needs must ...Oh, and there's lots of stitching too..


the clouds..? you guessed it, I used a cloud template and masked it whilst dotting some pale blue ink ( in this case SU baja blue) with a sponge... 
Phew! I need to lie down....
 Go check out the divine creations from the rest of my teamies.. and lets see you shabby chic...
 I would just like to enter this in....
1.Card Mania - Fav embellishment (flowers)
2.Make It monday/kraft- Sew simple
3.MelonHeadz- Flowers everywhere
4.Crafts and Me - Anything goes
5.Crafting by Designs- Anything goes
6.Whimsical designs- Bingo (die cut,free,stamp)
 Thanks for popping over... please come see me again... won't you?
 Squishy hugs xxxxx


Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Pollycraft challenge - Buttons & bows

Happy hump Day , my lovelies......
I have been a busy bee, and have lots to share real soon.... but today sees the launch of the new challenge over at  Pollycraft , where the lovely Donna has chosen "Buttons & Bows" as our next theme....
 Well, I did cheat a little, and added a button tied with a twine bow...lol! But I have so much fun colouring up this cute little fella...



So, here is "Brains" from Lil Dumplings, he is coloured with my Spectrums, and the papers are "Off to School" from  Fancy Pants.
Skin: TN3,2,PP2,FS4,8
Hair: IG10,9,7,5,2
Trousers: BGR5-1
Shoes:BG6,4,1
Shirt & Tie:IG3,1,blender,TB4,3,1
Pencil:BG4,EB2&1,DG4,CG4,3,1DR7,5,CR7,TN7,OR1,GB2
Apple:CG4,3,CR7,CG1



When I had finished colouring him I just fussy cut him out, and 3d'd him onto the front.. easy peasy!
So, there is oodles of super awesome inspiration with the DT girlies.. Pop over and have a looksie... .. Such an easy challenge.. and remember if you use a Pollycraft image you can get credit to spend instore. Find out how here....
I just need to enter my card in...
1.Creative Inspirations Paint- Back to school
2.Great impressions stamps- Square card
3.HobbyCutz- For a child
4.Crazy 4 Challenges- Back to School
5.Wordplay Saturday- Childhood
6.KittyBee'sAloha Friday- School
 thank you so much for joining me today... Its always lovely to read your encouraging comments

 Squishy hugs xxx

Friday, 9 August 2013

Hanna & Friends Challenge - Anything goes

Hey guys... I am back..
I have a card to show that is being shared over on the Spectrum Noir blog with a full list of colours... 
I love these cute bears, and it was a quick and easy image to colour, so I kept they layout simple...

The papers are from Pink Petticoat called "Waterfall Hearts", the stamp is from LOTV called "Under the moonlight ",I used the La-La-land hearst banner, and the sentiment is computer generated using the Spicy Sushi Roll font


I added a stardust gel pen for extra twinkle... and that's it...
I would just like to enter this in...
1.Hanna & Friends - Anything goes
2.Crafts and Me- Anything goes
3.Lady Anne - Anything goes
4.The Paper Shelter - Punches & dies
5.Crafty Sentiments - Animals
6.Creative Card crew - Banner / pennant

thanks for popping by today.... Thank goodness its Friday!
 have a great weekend!
Hugs xxx

Thursday, 8 August 2013

In The Pink challenges- "Happy Birthday"

Hey you guys....!!! 
good morning...Two weeks have whizzed by and I am sharing my next ITP dt card... this time its a "Happy Birthday" theme as In The Pink is 1 year old!!!!we have 2 fab sponsors...




(Janet is giving 2 of her fab digi images - winner to choose)

The Hobby House

(Jill has kindly donated a £10 Gift Voucher)

and there is hidden candy on some of the dt blogs.. so don't forget to leave a comment...



So, this is what I came up with.... The image is a Kenny K,"Troublemaker" and its colourd with my Spectrums... 
Skin:TN3,2,FS4,PP2
Hair: IG10,8,,6
Hoodie:PP6,5,4,2
Jeans:BG5,4,2,1
Shoes:IG,8,6,4,1
Background:IG3,2,1
(icecream , DG2,1,CT2,1 EB3,2)


The font is called spicy suishi roll - I LOVE it!!- I made the sentiment up, matted all onto pink CS, and added 3 pearls ... about as KISS as I can manage..lol!
check out the rest of the inspiration from the DT gang.. and give the challenge a whirl ... I will see ya there..
 Just need to enter this in...
1.C is for challenge - Fresh & bright
2.Eureka Stamps - Clean & simple
3.My Craft Spot - Clean & simple
4.613 Avenue create - Anything goes opt. use a sentiment
5.Dream valley challenges - Summer days
6.Crafts Too- Summer days
 thanks for popping over... come back soon ..pleeeease
Hugs xxx

Thursday, 1 August 2013

Lili's Little Fairies - Here come the girls

annnnnnddddd... I'm Back! 
Quick as a flash!Crash,Bang,Wallop!!! 
you missed me tho' didn't ya???
Okies... time for the next challenge over at Lili's Little Fairies... this one is "Here comes the girls" ...so... the hardest bit will be which cute LOTV image will you choose... It MUST be a LOTV image... but you knew that ..?? 
So, this is the one I plumped for.....


Ok... so I have been seeeing a lot of circular cards around.. and I NEEDED to make one..I used my Go kreate scallop large dies... The papers are Glitz beautiful Dreamer... digi of course... you KNOW where from ...lol.
The image is "Aimi with lantern" from LOTV.... she is coloured with my Spectrums....



I have fussy cut her out and 3d'd her on... the flowers are from stash...then I added stickles allll over... 
 So, get on over to the challenge, and get entering.. all you need is a LOTV image... and you are bound to have a girly one...
 See ya there....
I would just like to enter in the following...
1.Die cuttin' diva's - Anything goes
2.Crafty cardmakers- 1 image ,2 papers, 3 embellies ( paper flowers, ribbon flowers and flourish die cut)
3 Created with Love - Anything goes
4.Melonhaedz- Lots of circles
5.Paper playtime- patterned paper
6.Thro' the Purple Haze- Fav colour (pink!)

Thanks for callin on over today... I always love your company..
 have a fabby day!
hugs xxx

Little Miss Muffet Challenge -Away with the Fairies

Hi guys, g'morning to ya! 
I am up bright and breezy today, as I have a busy ol' day... first up  the last GDT card from me over @ LMMS challenge  where they "Away with the Fairies"
I have used this cute Christmas image which is a new stamp release from the home of Pollycraft 



This  is "Clover winter friends", she is coloured with my spectrums....I have used some Simple Stories Christmas papers, a die cut poinsettia, and Christmas wreath die for the leaves... lots of glitter and liquid pearls...


So cute!
Well I would just like to say thank you to the ladies over at Little Miss Muffet for having me back as GDT, I have loved every minute.Thank you!
now, you know there will be a  fabby prize up for grabs ... so you gotta enter this one.. you will have lots of fairy stamps I am sure.... 
check out the new store too... there is sooo much temptation..... 
I would just like to enter in...
1.Get Inky- Christmas or birthday
2.Lexi's creations - Xmas in July
3.Stamp and create - Christmas  in July
4.Hiding in my craft room- Christmas in July
5.Totally Gorjuss- Christmas in July
6.Card Crafters Circle- Christmas in July
7.Crafting for all season - Christmas in July
I will be back quicker than a blink... see you then!
xxxx