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Thursday, 30 September 2010

a bit of blue and yellow

I occasionly like to make stuff with colours i dont put together much just to see what they look like, and here is one of them,
and i actually quite like it lol.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
  1. Crafty sentiments - border punch
  2. C.R.A.F.T - fancy floral
  3. Creative card crew - bloomin marvellousto make this card i used


  • making memories papers
  • cc designs stamp
  • promarkers
  • stickles
  • blue gems
  • martha stewart border punch
  • paper flowers from a cricut
  • white sakura pen
  • blue shiny card
  • white flower brads
  • die cut sentiment
  • rik rak ribbon

I do hope you like it,


Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Glamour puss over at creative craft challenges

We have a new challenge for you over at creative craft challenges,
and a fantastic sponsor too.
little claires are giving away 2 fantastic stamps to one lucky winner,
and here they are

Our theme is .............glamour puss

so interpret as you wish and have fun here is my card for your inspiration

I would also like to enter my card into the following challenges;

  1. Creative card crew - bloomin marvellous
  2. Alphabet challenge - V for vintage
  3. Charisma - anything goes

To make this card i have used;

  • laura ashley papers
  • pearl gems
  • martha stewart punch
  • flowers from stash
  • lace


Saturday, 25 September 2010

im off

Im so excited of on a girly spa weekend with fantastic friends,
so no posting this weekend as ill be far too busy being pampered lol,
Its a fab place as well and the food is amazing,
im taking my camera so will show you a piccie or 2 when i get back,
have a lovely weekend folks xxx


Friday, 24 September 2010

a garden update for you x

My hubby has done some more work on the yard, some of you might remember other piccies ive popped on here and how bad the garden was before, well the lawn is getting more established now and he has put up a nice new picket fence to keep kids safe, there is still a section at the top of the garden that needs sorting but otherwise its looking good,


Thursday, 23 September 2010

creative craft challenges - black,white plus 1

You still have till monday evening to enter our challenge over at creative craft challenges,

we have a fab stamp from the crafty pad up for grabs for the winner,

go on try your luck, we also have the dt call open till 10th oct


Wednesday, 22 September 2010

stamp and create blog candy

They are celebrating thier first birthday and are giving some fab candy as above, pop over and have a nosey at thier blog.....i did,
oh and it ends on 26th sept lol.


Tuesday, 21 September 2010

a christmas card for you an our dt call still open

Here is my first card using my new embossing folder, i thought it was detailed enough to leave it as it was so just used my metallic sakura's to highlight the wording and popped some gems on and...voila
this card is for the following challenges
  1. Spoonful of sugar - anything goes

2. Saturday challenge - anything goes

Also dont forget our dt call over at creative craft challenges it is open to all crafters and doesnt just have to be cards, can be atc/scrapbook/altered art etc etc.


Sunday, 19 September 2010

some odd the monkey comp

they have a new little fella and need a name for him, there are some fab prizes up for grabs,
the comp is open till october 30th so pop over to some odd girl and have a go just like i have.


Friday, 17 September 2010

Cute card thurs meets PTW and daring cardmakers

I made this card for my friends daughter as she has just turned 7 but she is a right girly girl lol,
This card fits for 3 challenges;
  1. Cute card thursday - A tweet and a flutter
  2. Papertake weekly - picture this
  3. Daring cardmakers - something in the air

to make this card i used;

  • cuttlebug embossing folder
  • card candy
  • silver peel offs (dont use these much but somehow fit with this)
  • purple holographic card
  • marianne designs butterfly die

its simplistic but i didnt want to over do it as the butterfly is soooooo pretty.


Thursday, 16 September 2010

Dont forget to enter out DT call

Hi guys i just wanted to remind folks that we have a dt call ope till the 10th october,
we are a easy going group of folks who love to craft, with mixed experience and style, and we are looking to expand our numbers,
you dont need any previous dt experience but we would like it if you could link up and post the challenges on your own personal blogs.
our requirements are as follows
  • be a regular blogger,
  • comment on entrants blogs,
  • make a project fortnightly,
  • be a chatterbox and check on our dt blog at whats going on, on regular intervals,

And thats it.

pop over to creative craft challenges and have a nosey if you think its for you why not apply.


Wednesday, 15 September 2010


Well this is my first time over at WOYWW and here is mine, sorry the picture is poor i took it on my phone then resized and now it looks worse lol i should have taken a close up but what im working on is a dt card so didnt want to spoil the surprise lol,


Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Autumn is on its way

Here is a card ive put together for a trimmie buddy whom im doing a flower swap for ( i hope she doesnt see this first lol)
but ive used inspiration from the following challenges;
  1. Spoonful of sugar - fall into Autumn
  2. Allsorts - colours of Autumn
  3. Creative Card Crew - Autumn/fall
  4. Paperplay challenges - autumn is a coming

to make this i used the following recipe

  • 6x6 card blank
  • cosmic shimmer mist in ancient copper
  • anitas brown ribbon
  • dovecraft tetured card stock
  • dovecraft paper
  • martha stewart punch
  • green and bronze gems from ebay
  • assorted flowers from various swaps and stash
  • doodlebug stamps

I do hope you like it.


black and white plus one at creative craft challenge, also a DT call till 10th oct

Well its that time again at Creative Craft Challenges and we have another challenge for you,
The lovely debs from The Crafty Pad is sponsoring us again with this amazing stamp,
Our theme is to make a project witht the theme of black and white plus one other colour,
here is my project, i chose a bookmark, i was a little short on time so its not fab but it does look better in reality lol

we have a DT call open till the 10th october, please pop over for details.


Friday, 10 September 2010

my challenge card for charisma and totally papercrafts also a card for sugar bowl dt app

I have made this card for the dt call over at the sugar bowl,i had to follow there sketch and of course use a sugar nellie stamp, as you can see i went with a christmassy type lol i know she isnt a christmas stamp but i coloured her in christmas colour so think she looks ok lol?.
also i wish to enter this into the challenge over at charisma which asks for you to try something new, i have used a cricut expressions for the first time to cut out the stars, hope that counts?
and for totally papercrafts challenge - lets go dotty, this deffo counts for that one lol,

To make this card i used
papermania - joyeux noel papers
red and green card stock
dark green pearly paper
gorjuss girls image
dovecraft sentiment from new xmas stamp set
card candy
sakura pens
stars cut from a good friends cricut ( i know want one of these)


Thursday, 9 September 2010

circle card challenge at creative craft challenges

Well if this works right this post should have appeared whilst im on my hols....oh i do hope it has worked lol,

anyway this is my dt challenge card for our next challenge over at creative craft challenges the theme is..........


circle cards


we have an amazing prize from the fabulous stitchybear stamps in the form of 5 digis of their choice how amazing is that!!!!!!!!

now i havent been able to make my dt card with one of thier gorge digis as of course im away lol and had to make my card in advance, i hope you like it? i thought id try a easel card design for it.

so try not to miss me as im away for 2 whole weeks lol,


Wednesday, 8 September 2010

some exciting pics for you to see

Here is the amazing villa we stayed in on holiday in nerja spain, it was fantastic, we rented out the whole thing there were 10 adults and 3 kids, it was massive and had 6 bedrooms. ive never stayed in anything like it before. And here is the pool area, my eldest alex absolutely loved it and spent most of his time in there lol.And here are my fave piccies ive saved till last, my fantastically beautiful son alex on his first day at school bless him he isnt even 5 yet, he had the smallest size and they are still too big for him,

Now doesnt this picture remind you of something??

the new laptop advert on telly where the little lad loads his back pack up and falls over cos its too heavy lol,Photobucket

Fab "n" funky challenge card and there dt call

Over at Fab "n" funky they have dt call on at the moment, i thought why not ive it a go, i feel that challenges give me a real inspiration when i craft,

i have made this christmas card for the challenge which is called ............whateva,

i know this card is really simple and doesnt have any stamps/promarkers or my usual fave bling on it but somehow i think it works????

what do you think?

i have used:

  • dovecraft decoupage,
  • papermania joyeux noel papers,
  • green and red card
  • paper lace self adhesive borders
  • card candy
  • white sakura pen
  • glamour dust


Monday, 6 September 2010

hi guys im back

well guys im back from my holidays in sunny spain and it was exactly that lol very very very HOT!!!!!!!!
We had a fab time apart from a few glitches which i wont bore you with lol, ive tried to upload my pics but having camera trouble so will have to share when i finally get them on,
im having trouble at the moment with a chipped bone in my foot so havent been able to get on top of unpacking and ashing etc so havent even had chance to look at my craft stuff,
i cant wait to get up and running with the challenges and my blog, but have lots of things to get sorted first,
And the most important thing of all is......
my beautiful little boy starts school tomorrow bless him he is so excited and so am i, ive got my camera at the ready tonight lol.
hope to upload some piccies soon xxx