Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Hi, I'm here at last!!! What a morning I've had??? I won't go into too much detail except to say my dentist and doctors are wonderful people. This week is my last week as Guest dt member for Crafty Creations challenge blog, wow..I can't believe how quick it's all gone, it's been a pleasure to work with you Bernie and the wonderful dt always have superb creations for our inspiration. I've loved the different themes and you never know i may apply for a dt post in the future, so many thanks for having me as a guest. Onto my card for the theme 're-invent one of your own creations'. I've cased the triangle card i made in week 2. I used a digi image from Di's Downloads called 'wheelbarrow ted', coloured with Promarkers, digi paper from one of the freebie site, sentiment and banner from Nutcrafters, button die cut from Baby 
Face dies and bit of twine to finish.

So the challenges I'm entering...Cupcake Inspirations 'pic', Come and get it 'just add water..watering can', Cute Daisy May 'sentiemnet', CCT 'cas', Bearly Mine 'anything', Totally papercrafts 'spring', Cupcake Craft 'shaped card', Love to create 'wrap it up, twine, string etc', Creative Inspirations 'buttons & bows'. Hope you'll all have a fab rest of the day..and don't forget to join in over at Crafty Creations.

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Hi, it's my 3rd week as GDT at Crafty Creations. What fab themes...'tic, tac, toe' is this weeks and I went diagonally with 'buttons, pearls, gems'. My creation is a gift bag (love making these) using freebie paper from Stephanie Weightman's blog last year QVC Qintessentially Country Garden, gorgeous digi image from Di's Digi Downloads 'summer swingtime', coloured with Promarkers, sentiment from one of Krista's SC freebies. Die cuts from Marianne Creatables, old charm and twine from stash. Hope you enjoyed the inspiration, please take a peek over at the challenge blog, it's very easy to get a card in, there's so many combinations of tic, tac, toe there and gorgeous loveliness from the dt.

Now for some challenges...Di's Digi Designs 'pearls & lace', Crafty Ribbons 'buttons', Stampin for the weekend 'distressed..paper', Crafty Catz 2nd, Bearly Mine 2nd final, Crafty Sentiments 'fancy folds, not square', Kaboodle Doodles, Glitter n Sparkle, Papertake 'buttons & bling', Created with Love 'things that fly, birds, ladybirds', Ribbon Girls 'turquoise'. There we are..hop  over to CC to see the other wonderful work, bye for now.

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Beautiful sunny day it is today, hope it's the same where you are. Quick sharing of my card which I really wanted to get in for some challenges. There's alot of embossing there..present die and embossing from cuttlebug dies as is  the dotty and bird swirls, some ribbon, pearls and wonderful tag stamp and fab sentiment from Nutcrafters. Simples!!!

Now for the challenges..firstly Simon says 'white on white', Joanna Sheen 'black & white', Charisma 'anything' as is The Pretty Little Ribbon shop, Creative Card Crew 'Happy Birthday' as is ABC challenge and Inky Chicks, Crafty Catz 'tic tac toe..pearls, dies, ribbon', Bearly Mine 'lace, ribbon, twine...I've used ribbon', Incy Wincy 'pop it up..foam pads used under each layer'. I make that 10..wishing you all a sunshiney day..I'm off outdoors to potter around the garden.

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Hi and happy valentines if you're celebrating's not really anything special, although my hubby has made an effort with a dozen red roses so it did brighten up my day! Hence my card combo..gorgeous cute image from Di's Digi's (fab win from the Christmas Crafting blog that is sadly no more) Many thanks. Paper scrap from digi d/load, heart bird stamp from Craft Stamper mag long time ago, sentiments and banner from the wonderful Nutcrafters. Image is called 'hello ladybird', coloured with Promarkers and slight dusting of glamour dust and oh the punch is Fiskars Sunburst. As it's a black card I always tend to put an insert. Thanks for taking a peek today.

So onto the many challenges mainly love themed..Di's Digi Designs, Glitter n sparkle 2nd, Dream Valley 3rd, Come and get it 2nd, I Love Promarkers 'one for the girls', Penny's challenges 'colour & red', Sandys Crafty Creations 'anyhting & birthday', Crafty Ribbons 'anything & ribbon', Crafty sentiments, Love to create, Kaboodle Doodles, Cutie Pie, CYP, Allsorts 2nd, Digital Tuesday 'up up away..ladybird, bird', CCT 'eye for detail...the little girl seems to be counting the spots on the ladybird', and finally Papertake 'hearts & flowers'. Alot there, have a fab day whatever you're doing.

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Hello there, today's my 2nd week as a guest designer at Crafty Creations. Thankyou for the opportunity, the theme is Love /Hearts, well there's no shortage of that in crafty blogland with Valentines coming up, hope everyone is full of love! I went with one of my fave triangle shaped card, using the fab digi image 'Angel watering' from QKR (win from Kaboodle Doodles..thankyou both), love the showering of love there, coloured with Promarkers, paper from Nikky's PD cd Sugar Birdies. Found an epoxy heart in stash, banner with sentiment from Nutcrafters, some cutout hearts from scrap paper and coloured in, glamour dust to finish!
Many thanks for coming over to see my little for some challenges...Polka Doodle, CCT, Charisma 2nd, Come and get it, Dream valley 2nd, Glitter n sparkle, Stampatcular sunday, Cupcake Inspirations, Totally Papercrafts and Allsorts. I make that 10! Have a brilliant day all.

Sunday, 10 February 2013

Happy Sunday! Hope everyone's having a great weekend..My creation today is a very inexpensive gift bag, super digi image 'latte' from Krista Saturated Canary, gorgeous to colour in with Promarkers, digi stripey paper from Crafters Companion, hearts scraps from previous card, Fab sentiment from the lovely Paulette bird and flowers from American crafts stamps, brilliant pink spotty ribbon from Meiflower.
I'd like to enter in 10 challenges..Saturated canary 2nd entry (they're really close to getting 100), CYP 2nd, Incy Wincy 2nd, Paper Pretties 2nd, Charisma, Bearly Mine, Simon says, Creative's their 200th challenge!!! Inky Impressions, Dream Valley. Thanks for your visit!

Friday, 8 February 2013

Hi again, I'm showing a card made with a d/load paper from the Sizzix website (freebie), and also the SC digi which was a freebie too from Krista called 'find the silver lining' comes with some sentiment messages but I've used a grunge message from LOTV. A couple of buttons to finish. Image coloured with Promarker.
Challenges entered are mainly love themed..Saturated Canary 'use colour pic for inspairation', Love to create 2nd, Papertake 2nd, Totally Papercrafts, Creative Craft, fab n Funky, Incy Wincy, My Mums craft shop, Paper Pretties, Crafty Catz, Fetch a sketch (sketch used, added the sentiment), Kaboodle Doodles and CYP. It's a quick post today!
Look what's arived this morning!!! The lovely Brenda  from Stamping Sensations sent this fab bumper prize I won a little while ago on their challenge blog. Thanks Stix2 and Stamping Sensations. Back in a bit.

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Morning all, today is a special post for one of the challenges I love to participate's Crafty Creations and the lovely Bernie asked me if I'd like to guest design for February...well you know what the answer was! I was delighted to be asked so it had to be a big 'yes' immediately. Thankyou for inviting me. I hope you all enjoy the inspiration with my first creation for their fab challenge 'black, white and touch of one other'. Mine was pale blue.
I made my own carton in black card, used some old d/load black check/gingham paper on all four sides, used 'football bears' LOTV stamp, part of my win, separated off each bear to pop up for all sides, finished with stamp sentiment from 'everday grunge' stamps set, individual footballs using a stamp from See D's, card has the full stamp in its glory, I love these fun bears, balls are decoupaged on the card, image coloured with Promarkers, twisted threads to make twine. Super birthday sentiment LOTV too.
Thankyou to the Crafty Creations team for all their wonderful inspiration and amazing talent, hope you'll be able to play along too! Now for some challenges...I Love Promarkers, it's their 3rd birthday.. so a massive 'Happy 3rd Birthday' to them, Promarker 'boys and their toys', LEJ 'anything goes' as is Papertake, Love to create are celebrating their 1st year so many congratulations to them too, Live, laugh, stamp 4th final entry, Pink Gem 'gingham/checks', Crafty catz 2nd, LOTV 2nd and Stampin for the weekend 'metal..charm'. So that's about it for today, many thanks for popping over, hope to see your creations on Crafty Creations, bye!

Monday, 4 February 2013

Happy Monday to all! I hope everyone's had a good weekend and looking forward to another fab week. Onto my creation which is a pretty little gift bag for a little madam..she really wants to grow up quickly, has a fascination with jewellery and beads already and all in all loves 'pink'..a little bit here is enough I think. I made the bag itself out of inexpensive paper, d/load papers from Crafters Companion website, fab LOTV stamp 'pots of love' I chose  as part of my win, coloured with Promarkers, EK Success layering b/fly punch, MS doily lace punch, Spellbinders heart die cut and embossed, sentiment comes with the stamp.  Pearls and ribbon from Meiflower. So I think some lovely bracelets and charms would fit nicely in this. Hope you like it!
So onto some challenges which again are several and mainly on the theme of 'love'...Bearly Mine, I Love promarkers, Promarker, My Mums Craft Shop, Sweet Stampin, Joanna Sheen '3 papers, 2 embellies..charm and butterflys, 1 image', One Stop Craft, LOTV, Flutterby Wednesdays, Crafts & Me 'fave embellie..butterflies', Natalie & Amy 'new..stamp, old..bag template', Allsorts 'cute', Simon says 2nd, Crafty Creations 2nd, Crafty Ribbons, Totally Papercrafts 'own embellies..butterfly',  and Crafty Catz. Thankyou for your lovely comments on my blog, they're always very much appreciated and I'll be here again on Wednesday with a special post.