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Thursday 31 December 2009

happy new year everyone and a photo

Well i just wanted to wish everyone a happy new year, i hope 2010 will be everything you want it to be, hope there wont be too many bad heads in the morning lol.

Also its my beautiful baby boys 4th birthday tomorrow so
mummy and daddy love you soooo much, thought i would share this photo with you as its one of my faves from pre school, he is having his first proper party at our local indoor play centre on the 2nd, he is super excited about it bless him.


charisma challenge blog hop and card

Charisma are having their first birthday today...congrats girls, so in honour of this they are having a blog hop, so pop over and have a peek there are loads of prizes up for grabs,

Here is my entry for the charisma challenge this week which is called celebrations, its a card i have made for a teenagers birthday, hope they like it,

To make this i used;
  • rockstar matt stack
  • papermania ribbon
  • dovecraft brads
  • dark green shimmery paper
  • computer generated sentiment

and thats it folks this one was a really simple yet effective card to put together i hope you like it?


Monday 28 December 2009

OCC - food or drink

Here is my take on the OCC theme this week which is food or drink, i made this card for a good friends birthday, and im really pleased with the outcome of this,

To make this card i used;
  • coffee kiki from cc designs
  • metallic matt stack from dcwv
  • gem brads from dovecraft
  • printed sentiment from my computer
  • circle nesties
  • purple card stock
  • promarkers
  • silver gems
  • white sakura pen
  • 5 x 5 card blank

hope you like this one xxx

Also want to add a belated merry christmas and happy new year to all my blogging buddies, ive been exceptionally busy as you can imagine with 2 small children and christmas things to do, its my eldests birthday new years day bless him so still have things to do,


Monday 21 December 2009

cupcake challenge 71

Over at cupcake craft challenges the theme this week is called a time for celebration, i chose to do a moving house card as my good friend donna has moved to her new home with her partner and i would say thats a celebration
To make this card i used;
  • sugar nellie image
  • coloured with promarkers
  • nesties label 3 i think
  • brads
  • lace
  • papermania pastels collossal paper pack
  • dl card blank


Friday 18 December 2009

C.R.A.F.T challenge 30 - free for all

Over at C.R.A.F.T the challenge is called free for all, here is my card that ive decided to enter with,
To make this card i used ;
  • deck the halls papermania bps
  • green/red/silver holographic card
  • parcel handmade with card and ribbon
  • green ribbon from craft central
  • white sakura pen for doodling


Wednesday 16 December 2009

blog candy

Kellie has a lovely candy on offer over on her blog in the form of a personalised stamp, it ends on the 19th of december so get on over there and take a peek lol,


Monday 14 December 2009

my first easel card

I know these have become very popular and as this was my first one i can see why, i loved making this and have made about 4 now, i used my 6x6 card blank for this,
To make this i used;
  • deck the halls BP's from papermania
  • decoupage image from local craft shop
  • ek success border punch
  • swiss dots cuttlebug embossing folder
  • dovecraft brads
  • holographic snowflakes

Get ready to see more of these lol.


Sunday 6 December 2009

challenge 4 over at creative craft challenges

Thank you to everyone that entered the last challenge there were some great entries and the winner of that challenge, chosen by was number 4 ...........................Jude

Congratulations Jude If you could please email us HERE with you name and email address we
will get your prize of to you.

Ok now for challenge #4 This weeks theme is................... Waiting for Santa, We would like you to make a card or project that includes a Santa somewhere on it.

The prize this week is:

And here was my dt challenge card


Thursday 3 December 2009

charisma and dreaming of summertime

This is my card for the theme dreaming of summertime over at charisma,

I chose bright and breezy colours for this, i know some of you perhaps would never put these colours together but i set myself a challenge to make a card with odd colours and see what came out of it.....and here it is,

To make this card i used;
  • stamping up papers
  • paper flowers
  • dovecraft brad
  • swiss dots cuttlebug folder (i love this folder)
  • nestie circle scallops
  • cc designs image
  • coloured with promarkers
  • white sakura pen
  • yellow ribbon

Also on charisma there having a dt call so why not pop over to here and have a peek i might try my luck.


Tuesday 1 December 2009

charisma and anything christmas

This card is for charisma which is anything christmas, this card was a little experimental but looks ok,

To make this i used,
  • dcwvxmas paper
  • silver metallic ribbon
  • merry christmas brad
  • pink pearl gems
  • sakura pen for doodlin
  • images coloured with promarkers
  • images themselves was in a swap so not sure who they from
  • 6x6 card blank


allsorts meets SCSC

This card fits the criteria for 2 challenges i made it at my local craft group recently.
  1. allsorts - buttons
  2. secret crafter saturday challenge - christmas trees

To make this card i used;

  • backing papers/tag and image were downloaded and given as part of a goody bag at local group so no idea where they from,
  • green organza ribbon
  • pink/ green buttons
  • pink brad
  • 6x6 card blank