Saturday, 31 May 2014

The Sweetest Things - Dies to Die for DT Card.

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are well and having a good weekend.
Thank you all once again for you very kind and supportive comments.

Today I am here to share a card made with some gorgeous goodies from Dies to Die for.

My card features a Tiddly Inks Stamp from the fabulous Sweets for my Sweet set which includes sentiments and other extras like the ice-creams that I have used.
The pretty papers are Glitz Design Carpe Diem and the fabulous balloons are by Paper Smooches which, as you can see, I have covered with Stardust Stickles




Items Used:




I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:

Tiddly Inks - Pastels
Papertake Weekly - Sketchie free for all - Sketch #85


Thank you so much for taking the time to stop and look at my blog today. Your continued support and encouragement means so much to me.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Bye for now

hugs

Monday, 26 May 2014

DT card for Sketch 'n' Stash Challenge

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope all is well with you, sending hugs to those in need of them.

Today is the start of a new Sketch 'n' Stash Challenge.
This time we are using sketch #36.
For this challenge we are sponsored by 
Prize - $10 voucher to spend in their store

The DT were very lucky to be able to select an image from the sponsor. I chose the adorable Snow Drop, I love the look on her sweet face and the cute little animals surrounding her.

Here is the sketch :


Items Used
Digi Stamp - A Day for Daisies - Snow Drop coloured with Promarkers
Papers - MME Nutmeg
Dies - Memory Box Tessatina Border
Impression Obsession Butterflies
Nellie Snellen Floral Punches

If you take a look at the Sketch 'n' Stash Challenge you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team.

I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Papertake Weekly - Oh So Cute
I ♥ Promarkers - Anything Goes
Open Minded Crafting Fun - Fairy Tale or Fantasy
Send a Smile for Kids - Anything Goes
Before I go, I would like to say a big thank you for all your kind and supportive comments. I feel honoured to have so many caring crafty friends.
Bye for now
hugs

Saturday, 24 May 2014

Use Felt or Fabric at A Gem of a Challenge!

Good morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are well and having a good weekend.
Today is the start of a new
For the next 2 weeks our fun theme is
Use Fabric or Felt on Your Project
Ribbon and Lace are NOT Included

The prize for the winner is 2 Individual Digi images
(NO SETS, PERSONALISED WATERMARK'S OR SENTIMENT SETS
of the winners choice from PINKGEM DESIGNS.....

I used used  the adorable Little Gem with Rose.
The rolled rose, leaves and grass are cut from felt. I have used a Memory Box stencil with Picked Raspberry Distress ink to create the background.



Items Used:
Digi Stamp - Pink Gem Designs Little Gem with Rose coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment - Clearly Besotted Stamps Pretty Petals Plus
Memory Box Stencil Peony Blossoms
Distress Ink Picked Raspberry
Die-Namics Fresh Cut Grass 
Marianne Design English Rose
Small butterfly punch

If you take a look at A Gem of a Challenge, you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team.


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Papertake Weekly - Oh So Cute
I ♥ Promarkers - Anything Goes


Thank you everyone for sticking with me whilst I am dealing some difficult personal stuff. I am sorry that my cards are not really up to standard at the moment so I really do appreciate your continued support, your encouragement and friendship means so much to me.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
bye for now
hugs


Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Use Die Cuts at the Passion for Promarkers Challenge

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends
I hope all is well with you, sending hugs to those in need of them.

Today is the start of a new Passion for Promarkers Challenge.
This week it's a very special one as it is 5 years since the challenge began! Thank you to Denise and Gina for making it such a great success and to all of you who enter every week, I always enjoy looking at your creations.
We have a nice easy theme this week 
Use Die Cuts

To celebrate we have lots of wonderful sponsors this week.
Please remember to be eligible for our prize draw you must use your Letraset products (i.e. pro, flex, tria, aqua, metallic or neon markers

Letraset - 12 pack of Promarkers Set 1

DSB - £10 voucher

Michele R Designs - $10 worth of digi papers

Polkadoodles - 2 digis from the work & play range (office & receptionist)

Little Claire designs - 1 silhouette 'Elephants' clear stamp

Angel crafts - still to be confirmed

The DT were very lucky to be able to choose an image from  DigiStamp Boutique. As you can see I picked the adorable Duchess from Duchess Cat Set, she was a joy to colour.



Items Used: 
DigiStamp - DigiStamp Boutique Duchess Cat Set coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment - Clearly Besotted - A Little Sentimental
Papers - First Edition Blank Canvas
Dies - Die-Namics Stitched Circle Stax
Spellbinders Lacy Circles
Die-Namics Mini Hybrid Heirloom Rose
La-La Lands Stitched Scalloped  Border
Clearly Besotted Tag Along Die Set


If you take a  look at the Passion for Promarkers Challenge you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team.

I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
DigiStamp Boutique - May Customer Competition.

Thank you so much for taking the time to stop and look at my card today. I really do appreciate it and love to read any comments you may wish to make.
bye for now
hugs




Saturday, 17 May 2014

Tilly with Rose - Dies to Die for DT Card

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are well and having a good weekend. 
Thank you so much for all your lovely comments recently, you are so kind.

I'm here today to show you my latest card made with some gorgeous goodies from Dies to Die for.
The adorable stamp is Tilly with Rose by Wildrose Studio which is in the sale at the moment. I have matched it with some beautiful Bo Bunny papers.
The wonderful flower is  Die-Namics Rolled Mum and the leaves are Cheery Lynn Leaf Flourish Strip.




Items Used
Stamp - Wild Rose Studio - Tilly with Rose coloured with Promarkers
Papers - Bo Bunny Pin Cushion


Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today, I really do appreciate it and love to read any comments you may wish to make
 I hope you all enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Bye for now
hugs







Tuesday, 13 May 2014

No Sentiments at the Passion for Promarkers Challenge

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope all is well with you, sending hugs to those in need of them.
Thank you for all your lovely comments on my recent cards, you are all so kind.

Today is the start of a new Passion for Promarkers Challenge
Our theme this week chosen by the lovely Lotta is 
No Sentiment

For this challenge we are sponsored by Aurora Wings 
Prize - $10 voucher 


The DT were very lucky to be able to choose an image from Aurora Wings. My goodness, her images are all so gorgeous. When I saw Kitten in Teacup I knew that was the one for me as I am sure you know I love cats and flowers.


Digi-stamp - Aurora Wings Kitty in Teacup coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Dies - La-La Lands Stitched Scallops Border 
Memory Box Delaney Butterfly


If you take a look at the Passion for Promarkers Challenge, you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of this week's design team.

I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Kit and Clowder - May Challenge Flowers
Dream Valley - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations - May – Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes / No Designer Papers

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today, you support and encouragement means so much to me.
Bye for now
hugs




Monday, 12 May 2014

DT Card for Sketch 'n' Stash Challenge

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are well, sending hugs to those in need of them.

 Today is the start of a new Sketch 'n' Stash Challenge and this time we are using Sketch #35.
For this challenge we are sponsored by Ooh La La Creations
Prize - CD of winners choice

For my card I used a sweet stamp that I was lucky to win from Little Claire.


Items Used:
Stamp - Little Claire Tulip Bunny coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Sentiment - Whimsy SC Designs Everyday Moments
Papers - First Edition Bird Song
Dies - Spellbinders Ovals and Scalloped Ovals
Memory Box Fabulous Phlox
Hessian Ribbon and Twine - The Ribbon Girl
Resin Flower from stash


Here is the sketch to follow:



If you take a look at the Sketch 'n' Stash Challenge you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team.



I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
My mums craft shop - Lots-of-layers
We Do Doobadoo Challenge - Lots of Layers


Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today, I really do appreciate it and love to read any comments you may wish to make.
Bye for now
hugs




Saturday, 10 May 2014

Bunny with (big) Cake - Dies to Die for DT card


Hello my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are well and having a good weekend.
I just wanted to start by saying a massive thank you for all your lovely comments recently.  I have been really touched by your kindness, your friendship means so much to me. 

Anyway, I am here today to share my latest card made with some gorgeous goodies from Dies to Die for.
I have used another adorable stamp from Wild Rose Studio, as you know I love their images. The wonderful papers are from Fancy Pants and the layout has been done with the help of a Die-Namics Blueprints Die, finished off with the Party Lanterns die by Memory Box



Items Used:

Stamp - Wild Rose Studio Bunny with Cake coloured with Promarkers



Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today, I really do appreciate it and love to read any comments you may wish to make.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
hugs



Thursday, 8 May 2014

Oopsie Daisy!

Hello my lovely crafty friends.
I hope all is well with you and you are having a good week. Sending hugs to those in need of them.

I am sorry I haven't posted anything since Saturday. Things have been a bit hectic here, I won't bore you with the details but it may mean that I will be spending a little less time blogging for a while.
Somehow I managed to forget a friends birthday. I have never done that before and I feel really bad about it so yesterday I quickly made a card to say sorry. Luckily, I found a fabulous sketch to use over at the Sketch Saturday Challenge and a gorgeous image from DigiStamp Boutique which includes a sentiment, perfect for the occasion.
So, finally, here is my card



Items Used:
Digi-stamp and sentiment- DigiStamp Boutique Blooming Lovely Set coloured with Promarkers
Papers  - Doodlebug Designs (very old think it may be discontinued now)
Die-Namics Pierced Rectangles Stax
Die-Namics Fishtail Flags Stax
EK Success Medium Retro Flower Punch
Doodlebug Lily White sprinkles


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
DigiStamp Boutique - May Customer Challenge
Divas by Design - In the Pink
Sketch Saturday - fabulous sketch by Jen
Simon Says - Spring Flowers
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Graph'It Markers - Let's go Pink!

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today. I really do appreciate your support, encouragement and friendship too.
Bye for now
hugs

Monday, 5 May 2014

Pink and/or Purple with Green at the Without Words Challenge

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are well, sending big hugs to those in need of them.
Today is the start of a new Without Words Challenge

Our sponsor for this month is  the wonderful Bunny Zoe's Crafts with a store voucher for the winner.

So, onto my card. I have used an adorable Sugar Nellie image. The background was created with an Imagination Crafts Stencil and 2 shades of green ink.

Items Used:
Stamp - Sugar Nellie Golden Nectar coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers
 Inks - DI Bundled Sage and Versacolor Fresh Green
Sentiment - Woodware

If you take a look at the Without Words Challenge, you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team and see who were the winners of the last challenge.



I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:

Sugar Bowl - April Showers Bring May Flowers
That's Crafty - Spring is in the Air
Sweet Stampin' - Fairies and Fantasy
Imagination Crafts - Things with Wings ( used Imagination Crafts Stencil )

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today. I really do appreciate it and love to read any comments you may wish to make
bye for now
hugs




Saturday, 3 May 2014

Felicity - Dies to Die for DT card

Hello my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are well and having a good weekend. Sorry I am late today, silly me forgot to schedule my post!

Today's card is made with some gorgeous goodies from Dies to Die for.
I have used a pretty stamp called Felicity by Make it Crafty, she reminds me of my eldest daughter with her trendy outfit and beautiful hair. 
The stitched square is from Die-Namics Blueprints 14 and the tabs and circles from Blueprints 12. I have used a Die-Namics Musical Notes die which I cut from Kraft and black card to layer up in order to create a shadow effect.


Items Used:
My Mind's Eye - Enamel Dots - Chalk Studio 2


Thank you so much for taking the time to stop and look at my blog today and for all your kind comments on my recent creations, I really do appreciate it.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
bye for now
hugs















Thursday, 1 May 2014

Flower Power at A Little Bit Crafty Challenge


Hello again everyone
As promised, I am back with my second card of the day,
This time it's to let you know about A Little Bit Crafty Challenge
This month the theme is one of my favourites:

Flower Power

For the challenge we are sponsored by
Bugaboo - 7 digi images
Marianne designs - prize TBC
Crafts for eternity - 3 digi images


I have used a gorgeous image from the wonderful Blooming Lovely Set  from DigiStamp Boutique which includes the fabulous sentiment. 


Items Used:
Digi Stamp and sentiment - DigiStamp Boutique Blooming Lovely Set coloured with Promarkers
Papers - Pebbles Family Ties and Bo Bunny Double Dot
Die-Namics Pierced Rectangles Stax
Small buttons from stash


If you take a look at A Little Bit Crafty Challenge you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team

I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Papertake Weekly - Sketchie free for all (used Sketch#55)
Little Miss Muffet Challenges -Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments Designs Anything Goes
Paper Crafting Journey - Spots and/or Stripes
DigiStamp Boutique - March Customer Competition

Thank you once again for stopping by to look at my blog today. Your continued support and encouragement means so much to me.
bye for now
hugs

In the Garden at the Crafty Little Fairies Challenge

Good Morning to you all my lovely crafty friends.
I hope all is well with you, sending big hugs to those in need of them.

So here we are at the beginning of May, my favourite month of the year. 
I have two cards to share today so I will get straight on with my first one.

Today is the start of a new Crafty Little Fairies Challenge
We are now a monthly challenge giving you longer to take part. This month our theme is:
In the Garden
 We have some wonderful generous sponsors:

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Yes - five sponsors, so there are five prizes available to win - one for each of five lucky people!


For my card I have use an adorable Wildrose Studio stamp. I have coloured some of the flowers in yellow to look like primroses as I love the purple and yellow colour combination!


Items Used:
Stamp - Wildrose Studio Mouse on Bluebell coloured with Promarkers
Papers - Wildrose Studio Bluebell 
Dies - Sizzix Tattered Flower Garland
Spellbinders Circles and Scalloped Circles
Sentiment -an old stamp with no name on - sorry!
ribbon and seed beads from stash


If you take a look at the Crafty Little Fairies Challenge you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of the design team. We look forward to seeing all your fabulous entries this month!

I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Cutie Pies - April Showers Bring May Flowers 
Tuesday Throwdown - recipe - 1 image, 1 designer paper and some purple
Creative Inspirations - Spring Flowers

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today. I really do appreciate it and love to read any comments you may wish to make.
Bye for now
hugs

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