Sunday 30 October 2011

A Gorjuss bookmark....

Hi everyone, By the time you are reading this I will be at the secc at the hobbycrafts fair spending lots of pennies on some new goodies, yipppeeee!
So its sunday again, (is it just me or are the weeks just flying in?), which means its time for a new challenge over at Paper Sundaes, and this week we are sponsored but the utterly gorgeous Sugar Nellie.
So this weeks challenge is to make a bookmark, whether it be corner or another design.
I decided to go with a corner bookmark as Ive never made one before, I cant believe how easy they are! Meghan chose the image as she wanted the bookmark for herself, so she chose a gorjuss girls image, beary hug, and ive made it using her fav colours.
Remember to pop over and see the rest of the design teams gorgeous creations.

Card Recipe
Image - sugar nellie, gorjuss girl, beary hugs
medium - flexmarkers
paper - mme
border punch - martha stewart
retro flower punch and pearls

Friday 28 October 2011

Let it rain!....

........Eh, no thanks, I would rather it stayed dry!! lol
Oh Ok thats just the name of the image, thank goodness!!

Well today Ive another Saturated Canary digi to share with you, did I mention I loooove these!!! Krista has put 10 new christmas images up for sale, and oh they are gorgeous, But Ive been good and not bought any yet, (Sara, Ive got mittens on and sitting on my hands so I wont buy any!!! lol, I am going to be good!)
So anyway, enough waffle, heres my card,

Card Recipe
Image - saturated canary, let it rain
papers - mme, vanity fair
medium - copics
ribbon - from a friend
pearl brad - also from a friend
sentiment - tim holtz ticket
butterfly charm - mei flower

Entering into the following challenges

Saturated Canary Challenge - 1, 2, 3 (1 image,2 papers, 3 embellishments)
paper shelter - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
party time tuesdays - anything goes
Lothian Crafts - anything goes


Thursday 27 October 2011

Tilda with heart...

Morning everyone, hope all are well in blogland. Things are starting to get a bit hectic here in my house as Ive got a very busy 3 days coming up starting on saturday. Meghan is having her aunts and gran up on sat for a birthday lunch, then on Sun meghan and I are off to the secc to hobbycrafts then we are going for lunch, then some retail therapy! Then on mon which is actually her birthday she is having 6 friends over for tea after school. So basically she is having a 3 day birthday!! lol So I have favours to finish, cupcakes to bake and a room to decorate with a halloween theme! On top of all that its my wedding anniversary today and I havent even got a card made yet for my darling hubby!! Cant believe we have been married for 16 years!!
I finally managed to get a card finished last night, I have made it for this weeks bingo challenge over at TOMIC.

I chose the bottom row, use magnolia papers, use the colour purple and use a doo hickey die.

Card recipe
images - welcome to a sweet christmas and tilda holding heart
medium - prismas
papers - magnolia
flowers - woc
die cuts - magnolia doohickey, marianne

Entering into the following challenges

TOMIC - Bingo, bottom row
Simon Says Stamp - anything Goes
Creatalicious - distress your edges

Sunday 23 October 2011

Its Sundae Bar time....

Hiya blogland, before I get onto this weeks new challenge at Paper sundaes, I just want to say thank you for all your lovely get well wishes, Im still not quite 100% but feeling a tiny bit better today.
I didnt think i was going to get this card done for the DT, as my mojo took up and left when this virus came, but i have managed it although Im not really that happy as I feel there is something missing.
Our sponsor this week is Stamp and Create and our challenge is Sundae Bar, The toppings are distressing,  flowers, black and sparkle
I didnt think I was going to manage to use all 4 but Yaaaay I did, so heres my card

Hope you can join us!

Saturday 22 October 2011

Ive got a secret...

Good afternoon blogland,  thank you all for your lovely get well wishes that you have all left, you are all so lovely and kind. I am still felling a bit off colour but at least Ive been making some cards today so I must be feeling better lol!!
Whats my secret do you ask? Well let me tell you I am in love!
I have fallen head over heels for these Saturated Canary digis, I just think they are stunning. So you can expect to see quite a few of these over the next few weeks. Ive heard there is to be a christmas release, I think its monday? Im so excited and cant wait, although I am trying to be very good and not spend pennies as Meghan and I are off to the SECC in glasgow next Sunday for the hobbycrafts fair, so need to keep some pennies for that, (which is easier said than done with a friend like Sara, only joking!!! hahaha) we are very bad for each other, really!
Any way let me show my card with one of these lush images, this ones called secrets, and I just ADORE IT!!

Card Recipe
papers - mme vanity fair
medium - flexmarkers
ribbon - ribbon girl
sentiment - inkadinkadoo mini ticket stamp
border - xcut
swirl - cheery lynne 'flourish'

entering into the following challenges

pollycraft - girls, girls, girls
top tip tuesday - layers

Friday 21 October 2011

Dancing on ice....

Hi all, this is going to be a quick post as I am feeling pretty awful, I have got the same bug all the kids had last week, so I am now the proud owner of a sore head, sore throat, high temp and general feeling of bleuugghhh!
I made this card on tuesday for the tomic challenge, so thought Id better get in on before time runs out, must say Im not really in the mood to be crafting, just want to go to bed!

I have to say Im not really that happy with the colouring of tildas dress, it isnt as bright irl but it still doesnt look quite right :-((

Entering into the following challenges

TOMIC - lets get sporty and sketch
Just Magnolia - pink, for breast cancer awareness
fab and funky - distessed
Top tip tuesday - layer it up

Wednesday 19 October 2011

Winter wishes...

Good morning blogland, well the sun is shining today and it looks lovely outside. Its a bit chilly but at least its dry :-)
The last two days its never stopped raining so to have a lovely dry day is fab, especially as my kids are on their half term break, Ive still got two apple trees to plant and the garden needs clearing of lots of leaves so might get a chance to do that later.
I got a chance to sit down for a few hours last night to make cards, I managed to get one finished and one almost done, Ive also just printed off two Krista Smith images so hopefully get to colour them later
The card I have to share with you today was the one I finished last night, Its for the challenge over at The Sugar Bowl challenge,  which is a sketch and inspiration photo,

The photo inspiration is optional, but you have to use the sketch. I decided to use both.

Card Recipe
image - sugar nellie, winter wonderland
medium - copics and flexmarkers
flowers - woc
papers - mme
lace - a gift
charm - ebay
sentiment lotv

entering into the following challenge

the sugar bowl - sketch and inspiration photo

have a lovely day,

Tuesday 18 October 2011

Can you believe it, its not a card!!

Good morning blogland, boy hasnt the temperture dropped! Brrrrr its a bit chilly, theres been snow on the hills, and apparently its to get even colder, oh dear think winter is coming fast :-((
Well its tuesday and that means its time for a new challenge over at Anything Goes,
So for the next two weeks we want to see your creations with the theme 'To The Letter'
This can be anything from chipboard letters to monogram stamps, Cant wait to see what you come up with, remember to pop over and see what the rest of the design team has come up with, hopefully giving you loads of inspiration.

Now I hear you ask what did I do, Well its not a card! I have altered a little 6 x 6 canvas frame, using lots of Tim Holtz products, crackle paint, distress inks and alteration dies, all of which you can buy at the Craft Den.

Wow, no card and just one pic, wonder if Im feeling ok!! lol!

Thanks for popping by and I cant wait to see your creations.

Lots of Love

Sunday 16 October 2011

Spooky tilda...

Hi bloggers, well its sunday again so time for a new challenge over at Paper Sundaes, and this week we want to see your Halloween/Fall designs, we are sponsored this week by Simon Says Stamp.
Ive chosen to do a halloween tilda easel card. The fab spiders web and sparkly spiders are from asda, the web is actually a coaster and the spiders are table decor.
The papers are from a K and company pad that Ive had forever, the pumpkins, bats and sentiment are all cut from sheets of paper from the pad.

Card Recipe,
Image - Oops a daisy tilda so spooky collection 2009
and moon from you are a winner collection
papers - K and company all seasons pad
spiders, web  - asda
fence - tilda doo hickey
medium - copics, promarkers and flexmarkers

entering into the following challenges

totally tilda - halloween

Simon Says Stamp - halloween/goth

Wednesday 12 October 2011

Coffee and cream...

Hi everyone, hope you are all well, this is going to be a very quick post as I have three sick kids at the moment, some being sick, some with temps, some with colds and 1 with all 3!! Its great fun, NOT!!!

I have a card that I made last night for the Just Magnolia challenge, which is anything goes with the option of coffee and cream.

Ive used bo bunny etc pad and chipboard shapes for all of the card and the lace is from ebay.

Entering into the following challenge

Just Magnolia - anything goes with option of coffee and cream

lots of love

Sunday 9 October 2011

Favourite colour combo ....

Hi everyone, well its sunday again, where does the time go, the weeks seem to be going past so quick, there just never seems to be enough hours in a day.
Well lets get onto this weeks new challenge at Paper Sundaes, which is to use your favourite colour combo and we are sponsored by Letraset.
 So another easy one, cant wait to see what you all do.

Ive chosen pale pink and duck egg blue, I just love these two pastel colours together, it always looks so soft and girly.
Ive used another Sylvia Zet digi, Silver Fairy which can be bought HERE. I think she has to be my favourite image of all time, she can be coloured so many ways and she always looks amazing.
Im so glad some of Sylvia's images have been released in rubber, I received this image yesterday in the post so expect to see a lot more of her.
Ive coloured her with promarkers and the new flexmarkers, ive used flexmarkers to colour her dress and wings, and I just love how soft they look. Of course Ive used copious amounts of stickles on her wings. The gorgeous lace, which is woven between the flowers came from my lovely friend Sara and the pearl brad and silver charm came from another blog buddy Sarah, thank you both xx

Card Recipe
image - silver fairy by Sylvia Zet (available as a a digi or rubber)
medium - promarkers and flexmarkers
papers - mme
lace - from stash and Sara
charms - Sarah and ebay
flowers - woc
sentiment - from a fizzy moon set

I hope you will join us again over at Paper Sundaes, remember to pop over to see the rest of the design teams work.

Entering into the following challenges

By the cute and girly - anything goes
Creatalicious - anything goes
Papertake weekly - anything goes
simon says stamp - sparkle and bling
Flutterby Wednesday - anything goes
Crafts and me - use a digi