Thursday, 31 July 2014

Ice Cool Monkey - DigiStamp Boutique DT card

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

I am here today to share my DT card for DigiStamp Boutique using the adorable Ice Cool Monkey  
I always smile when I colour this cheeky monkey!
As you will see my card is very bright and sunny!


Items Used:
Digi-Stamp - DigiStamp Boutique Ice Cool Monkey  coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment - Paper Smooches
Papers - Echo Park Summer Days
Dies - Lawn Fawn Spring Showers
Die-Namics Pierced Rectangles Stax
Die-Namics Blueprints 14


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Sketch Saturday - fabulous sketch:











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

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Weddings at the Passion for Promarkers 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 Passion for Promarkers Challenge
This week our theme chosen by the lovely Donna is 
Weddings
For this challenge we are sponsored by Polkadoodles
Prize - 2 digi stamps

So, onto my card. The image I have used is from a LOTV Black and White Sketch Pad. I don't think these are available any more but you can still buy the stamp from them here.
The sentiment has been heat embossed with white embossing powder so it stands out more on the pale pink card.


Items Used:
Stamp - LOTV Mr and Mrs coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Dies: Memory Box Corner Bow
Memory Box Precious Stars
Joanna Sheen Signature Dies Lace Edger
Stickles - Star Dust
White Embossing Powder
Pearls from stash

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:
Lili of the Valley Monthly Challenge - Take Two (image, papers and sentiment)
Crafting from the Heart -  Anything Goes

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, 26 July 2014

Lizzy Lady - Dies to Die for DT card


Hello my lovely crafty friends
I hope you are well and having a good weekend. Sorry I am so late, it's been a busy day.
I would like to start by saying a big thank for you kind comments on my recent creations, it really means a lot to me.

So, today I am here to share my card made with some gorgeous goodies from Dies to Die for.
The sweet stamp is by Joy! Crafts, she is called Lizzy Lady and the beautiful papers are Glitz Designs, Hello Friend. Both of these items are in The Sale at the moment!
The image has been layered onto a Double Scallop Doily die by Whimsy and the pretty flowers are made with Cheery Lynn - Sweet Christine die.




Items Used:
Papers Glitz Design Papers Hello Friend 6 x 6 Pad
Whimsy Shapeology Dies Double Scallop Doily Die


Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my card today.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend
Bye for now
hugs



Thursday, 24 July 2014

Tee-riffic Day - DigiStamp Boutique DT card


Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are having a good week, sending hugs to those in need of them
We are all happy here as my children are now off school and college. It's so nice to spend some time together and for them to have a much needed break from studying.

Anyway, I am here today to share my DT card for DigiStamp Boutique.
The fabulous golf buggy image and sentiment I have used are part of the Boys toys set 1

Also included in this set are moustaches, glasses, a hat, game control, car, and fishing rod plus lots of fun sentiments too!


Items Used:
Digi-stamp and sentiment- DigiStamp Boutique  Boys toys set 1. coloured with promarkers
Papers - very old, I think they were free with a magazine many years ago!
Die-Namics Stitched Circle Stax
Die-Namics Fishtail Flags Stax
Spellbinders A2 Curved Borders One
Memory Box Parker Numbers


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

Sketch Saturday - fabulous sketch which I have rotated 90 degrees


Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my blog today, your support and encouragement means so much to me.
Now the children are at home I will be spending some time with them a bit less time blogging, however, I shall still be around to check out and comment on all your fabulous creations.
Bye for now
hugs 




Saturday, 19 July 2014

Spots and Stripes at A Gem of a Challenge


Hello again everyone.
I hope you are well and having a good weekend. As promised I'm here with my second card of the day.

Today is the start of a new
For the next 2 weeks our fun theme is
Spots and Stripes

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.....

So, onto my card.
I have used the adorable Little Gem in Bee Suit which influenced my choice of colour scheme!



Items Used:
Digi Stamp - Pink Gem Designs Little Gem in Bee Suit coloured with Promarkers
Papers - Doodlebug Designs
Die-Namics Stitched Circle Stax
Spellbinders Scalloped Circles
Sentiment - Craftwork cards
Ribbon and button from stash.

If you take a look at A Gem of a Challenge you will see the wonderful creations made by the rest of this week's design team and see who were the winners of the last challenge.

I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Animal Friends - Dog and/or Cat
Papertake Weekly - Buttons/Bows/Bling
Digital Delights - Button Button
Little Miss Muffet Challenges - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Spots and Dots

Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my blog once again today. Your support, friendship and encouragement means so much to me.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
bye for now
hugs


Pink and Purple Mini Flutters - Dies to Die for DT card

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I have 2 cards to share with you today so I am here bright and early with my first one using some gorgeous goodies from Dies to Die for.

I have used a fabulous stamp set from The Greeting Farm called Mini Flutters. In this set you get 5 different patterned butterflies, a sentiment and a matching die. Also, I have just spotted it's in the sale at the moment too!
The pink butterflies were stamped using Hero Art Shadow Ink. These inks are really great for solid images, the coverage is fabulous and the colours are gorgeous. For the purple butterflies I used a MFT Hybrid Ink pad which also stamps beautifully. 
I will show the side view first so you can hopefully see the dimension. The circle aperture has been raised with foam pads which is hard to see on my photo!





Items Used:



Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at first card of the day. I will be back soon with my Pink Gem Challenge DT card.
Bye for now
hugs


Thursday, 17 July 2014

Beach Hut - DigiStamp Boutique DT card

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

Today I am sharing a simple centre stepper card I made to showcase the wonderful Beach Hut image from DigiStamp Boutique which is available HERE and it's on special offer at the moment too!
This such a versatile image which comes with 2 fabulous sentiments, one of which I have used on my card.




Digi-stamp and sentiment - DigiStamp Boutique Beach Hut  coloured with Promarkers
Papers - LOTV Beach Bliss
Dies - Memory Box Oceana Border
Die-Namics Pierced Rectangle Stax
Die-Namics Sea Charms


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
613 Avenue Create~ Anything Goes
Charisma Cardz~ Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky - Feels Like Summer
Little Red Wagon - Vacation
Whimsy Inspiration  - Summertime


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


Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Christmas in July at the Passion for Promarkers Challenge

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

Today is the start of a new Passion for Promarkers Challenge
This week the lovely Lorraine has chosen the theme of 
Christmas in July
For this challenge we are sponsored by the wonderful DigiStamp Boutique with a £10 voucher for the lucky winner.

I was really pleased to see the theme this week as it has forced me to make a start on my Christmas cards! Actually, I enjoy making them so there will be no stopping me now I have found my festive papers, dies and glitter.
The totally adorable image is Bobbi with Stocking from DigiStamp Boutique and the pretty papers are from LOTV.




Items Used
Digi stamp - DigiStamp Boutique Bobbi with Stocking coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Sentiment - LOTV Christmas Sentiment Tags 
White Embossing Powder
Papers - LOTV Winter Wishes
Centura Snow White Card
Dies - Die-Namics Pierced Oval Stax
Lawn Fawn Stitched Scalloped Borders
Memory Box Precious Snowflakes
White Glitter Domes
Glamour Dust - Crystal

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:

Completely Christmas - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin' - Christmas in July
Inky Chicks Christmas in July
Christmas cards all year round Non traditional colours
Cutie Pie Challenge - Cute Digi ( it doesn't get much cuter than Bobbi bear!)


Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my blog today. I really do appreciate it, your support and encouragement means so much to me.
Bye for now
hugs 

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Zoe Butterfly - Dies to Die for DT Card

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends
I hope all is well with you and that you are having a good weekend.

For my card today I have used some gorgeous goodies from Dies to Die for.

The sweet image is by Elisabeth Bell made by Whimsy Stamps, she's called Zoe Butterfly. The stunning papers are some of my favourites, Maja Design - Coffee in the Arbour Collection .The tiny butterflies are also cut from this paper.
The beautiful sentiment is Whimsy Stamps - SC Design Collection - Fluttering By, I love this set.
 I have stamped this with VersaMark ink and heat embossed with white embossing powder.
The delicate corner die is Die-namites - Butterfly Corner.



Items Used:

Stamps -Whimsy Stamps - Elisabeth Bell - Zoe Butterfly coloured with Promarkers





I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Crafty Sentiment Designs  - Anything Goes
MAWTT - Girls just want to have fun

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

Thursday, 10 July 2014

DigiStamp Boutique DT card - School Ted

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

Those who visit me regularly will know how much I LOVE all DigiStamp Boutique's images, so you can imagine how happy I was to be asked by Sally-Ann to join her design team. It really is like a dream come true for me and I am so grateful to the whole team for making me feel so welcome.

So here is my first official DT card for DigiStamp Boutique. I have used a wonderful new image from the School Ted Set. With this set you get 2 images and a fabulous choice of sentiments too.



Items Used:
Digi-stamp image and sentiment - DigiStamp Boutique School Ted Set coloured with Promarkers
Papers - they are very old - I think they are DCWV?
Kraft cardstock
Die-Namics Pierced Rectangle Stax
Apple brad from stash (also very old!)


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Little Miss Muffet - Fabulous sketch


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



Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Whimsy Stamps July Release Grand Blog Hop

Hello Everyone, I hope you are well and having a good week.

I am here today with my second Guest Designer card for the
Whimsy Stamps July release BLOG HOP!

The Whimsy Stamps DT and GDT have been sharing some amazing creations made with the new July release stamps and dies over the last couple of days, and today we are celebrating their release with a GRAND BLOG HOP!

The hop starts today (Wednesday July 9th at 12.00PM noon ET) and ends on Friday July 11th at 12.00pm noon ET.

If you would like to hop along with us today, please CLICK HERE to start the hop at Iris's blog.

Here is a complete blog hop list in hopping order:



PRIZE ALERT ... We have hidden a fabulous prize of a $25 GIFT CERTIFICATE at one of the stops on today’s hop! To enter the draw, simply leave a comment HERE and at EVERY stop along the hop by 12.00pm noon on Friday July 11th.



For today's project, I have inked up a gorgeous Time for Tea Designs stamp "Bouquet", she was a joy to colour with my Promarkers.
I have used the gorgeous Whimsy Lace Doily Corner die, which I cut 4 times and joined to create a pretty doily effect frame.
The sentiment is from the Whimsy Everyday Mini Postage Stamps set.



The pretty papers are LOTV - Always and Forever and the image has been cut using Die-Namics Pierced Rectangle Stax.




So now it's time for you to continue today's hop! Your next stop is the wonderful Simonne Clay.
 Don’t forget to leave a comment at every stop along the hop to be entered into the draw to win a $25 gift certificate!

Thanks so much for visiting today. Happy hopping!
Bye for now
hugs




Monday, 7 July 2014

Whimsy Stamps New Release Blog Hop Day 1

Hello again everyone.
I am extremely excited to tell you that this month I have the huge honour of being a Guest Designer for Whimsy Stamps new release!  I am delighted to be part of the blog hop today.
Here are all the details:

Welcome to Day 1 of the ...
Whimsy Stamps July rubber stamp and die release!

Over the next 3 days we will reveal the new July 2014 Whimsy Stamps products. Whimsy is releasing 14 new red rubber stamps/stamp sets and 4 coordinating die/die sets this week, and they will be available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store and selected Whimsy Stamps retailers on Wednesday.



PRIZE ALERT ... We have hidden a fabulous prize of a $15 GIFT CERTIFICATE at one of the stops on today’s hop! The lucky winner will be drawn from the comments left on today’s design team posts (listed below), so be sure to visit everyone and leave a comment at every stop along the hop to be entered into the draw.

Today we are excited to show you the brand new Elisabeth Bell, Time for Tea Designs and Raindrop Echo Designs stamps and dies being released this month. For a full reveal of these stamps, check out the Whimsy blog!


So,onto my card
I have made a centre step card to showcase an adorable new stamp from Elisabeth Bell - "Little Jack and Bobbin Summer Watermelon". The sentiment is from a fab new set by Raindrop Echo Designs - "On the Grill"
I have used my Whimsy Corner Dies to cut some colourful funky foam.




I have coloured the image with Promarkers and the sky with Distress Inks
The watermelon paper is Carta Bella Summer Lovin' and the green paper is Bo Bunny Double Dot.



So now it's time for you to continue today's hop, your next stop is the wonderful Debbie Eastman.  Don’t forget to leave a comment at every stop along the hop to be entered into the draw to win a $15 gift certificate:


Be sure to visit the Whimsy blog again tomorrow for the second day of sneak peeks.

Thanks so much for visiting me today. Happy hopping!
Bye for now
hugs





Cute 'n' Fluffy at the Without Words Challenge

Good Morning my lovely crafty friends.
I hope you are all well and had a good weekend. I'm sending hugs to those in need of them.

Today is the start of a new Without Words Challenge.
Our theme this month is
Cute 'n' Fluffy

For this challenge we are sponsored by
Crafter's Companion, Prize - £10 online voucher


No surprise then that I have loads of images suitable to fit this theme! I finally decided to use the adorable Bobbi from DigiStamp Boutique simply because I love colouring him in!

As an added bonus DigiStamp Boutique have 30% all Bobbi images this week (until 12th July)





Items Used:
Digi stamp - DigiStamp Boutique Bathtime Bobbi coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers
White Embossing Powder
Crafter's Companion Embossalicious Embossing Folders 6x6 - Floral Stitch
Die-Namics Stitched Circle Stax

If you take a look a the Without Words Challenge you will see the stunning creations made by the rest of the design team.

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

As you like it challenge - Animals or People - Definitely animals, especially bears. They are so cute and fluffy and it always cheers me up when I make cards with them. Also, they can be used for so many different occasions.
I love Promarkers - Anything Goes 

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 will be back later this afternoon with a special Guest Designer card!
Bye for now
hugs




Saturday, 5 July 2014

Jelly Bean's Flower 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 with my card, I have just realised that I forgot to schedule it - whoops!

Anyway, here's my card made using some gorgeous goodies from Dies to Die for.
As you can see, I have gone for a bright summery theme using some wonderful new papers from Echo Park.
The adorable elephant is called Jelly Bean from the Crissy Armstrong Collection.
The fabulous flower and leaves are from Die-Namics Blueprints 14, these were cut using white card and coloured with Promarkers to match the papers.



Items Used:


Thank you for stopping by to look at my card today and for your continued support and encouragement, it means so much.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
bye for now
hugs


Thursday, 3 July 2014

Summer Fun at the Crafty Little Fairies Challenge

Good Morning my lovely craft friends
I do hope all is well with you, I am sending hugs to some of you who I know are in need of them at the moment and to let you know that I am thinking of you.

So, I'm here today to tell you about a new Crafty Little Fairies Challenge
This month our fun theme is
Summer Fun

For this challenge we have some really fabulous sponsors:

The Ribbon Girl - £10 Voucher

Whiff of Joy - Stamp of the Winners Choice

Delicious Doodles - 4 Digi's of Winners Choice

Little Claire - See challenge blog for details

Stamp and Create - See challenge blog for details


I was pleased when I saw this theme as it gave me a chance to use my newest die from Lawn Fawn which I treated myself to with my Birthday money and to use some colourful papers which I have had for a while.


Items Used:
Digi Stamp - Sassy Cheryl - Sassy and Bella Head to the Beach coloured with Promarkers and Distress Ink for the sky.
Dies - Lawn Fawn Spring Showers
Die-Namics Pierced Rectangles Stax
Die-Namics Fishtail Flags Stax
Papers - Pebbles Party Mermaid (12x12 paper)


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 and see who were the winners of the last challenge.


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Sweet Stampin' - Summer Fun
Sentimental Sundays - Summer
Cutie Pie Challenge - Cute + Girls
My Mum's Craft Shop - Summer or Bright Colours

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


Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Things with Wings at the Passion for Promarkers 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 Passion for Promarkers Challenge
This week our theme is 
Things with Wings
For this challenge we are sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps 
Prize -  7 digi-stamps

So onto my card, yes -it's another twisted easel!
Sorry there are so many pictures, I always struggle with getting a good photo of  these cards.



I coloured the die cut flowers to match those in the image and added seed beads to the centres.


To show the sentiment. Sorry I cannot remember the make it's a clear stamp that was stuck at the bottom of my drawer!
I added an extra stamped butterfly.


Items Used:
Stamp - Tina Wenke Bird on Dogwood Branch coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Papers - Bildmalarna (from a mixed box available here)
Sentiment - unknown (sorry!)
Dies -Spellbinders Floral Ovals
Spellbinders Labels 18
Memory Box Lavish Branch 
Memory Box Norrland Flower - coloured with Promarkers
Seed Beads from stash

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:

Crafting at the Weekend - Anything Goes
Stampin' For The Weekend -  last Challenge :( Anything Goes
Vintage Stamping Challenges/Flonz Craft - Must Stamp, does not have to be vintage -Summer Blooms

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 with to make
Bye for now
hugs 


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