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Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Crafting By Designs GDT - Get Ready For Christmas Challenge

Good morning I am here with a GDT post for CRAFTING BY DESIGNS.
Way back in February i was on of their winners/ Top spots and was recently asked if i would like to Guest on one of their challenges.
So today is the day.
The challenge is
so anything that helps us get ready for the big day we would love you to share with us.
We are sponsored this week by 
prize is a generous $12 to spend in their store
So I have made a start on my Christmas cards using 
BOYS CHRISTMAS STOCKING available from their shop HERE
I have coloured by image with promarkers 
Dp is all from a a very old pad yes I am doing my best to use some of my older papers
The parcels are a old stamp I thought went well this the image
2 Die cut banners , Ribbon Gems and a touch of glitter for his hat
Well i hope you like and maybe inspired you to start your Christmas box of cards wont be long before the season is apon us. this year is going too quickly.
Now op over and checkout what fabulous creations there is on the blog and as i say we would love you to share your makes with us.
Thanks for popping by and have a wonderful day.

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Passion for Promarkers #445- Special Anniversary Challenge

Good morning have I got some news for you. 
So grab a cuppa as this is a long post and here goes!
Yes we are 9 years old (well Passion for Promarkers is) 
 Can you believe it 9 Years since Donna and Gina opened their doors and allowed us to play along. I feel so lucky to be part of this fabulous team.
So we have a fab challenge to celebrate with lots of sponsors and we are hoping that you will all come and play along with us. Both teams are playing this week so there is lots of inspiration over at the Challenge Blog
Onto this week's theme  As it's a special challenge we have a really easy theme for you of "birthday creations".  As the title suggests we simply want you to make something for a birthday – simples eh!  We expect to see lots of entries this week but please note we are only accepting a maximum of 3 entries per person for this one challenge only.  To be eligible for our prize draw you must use your Winsor & Newton/Letraset products (i.e. pro, flex, tria, aqua, metallic or neon markers) and of course follow the theme.
As always we have some fantastic prizes up for grabs and our sponsors have been very generous as usual .  Here we go....
                                  DigiStamp Boutique is offering one lucky winner a prize of a 
£10.00 voucher
DigiStamp Boutique logo
Dies to Die For are offering one lucky winner a £15.00 voucher
Dies to Die For logo
Uniko Stamps are offering one lucky winner 1 stamp set (in stock) of their choice
A Day for Daisies are offering one lucky winner a $12.00 voucher
Di’s Digi Stamps are offering one lucky winner a $12.00 voucher
Di's Digital Stamps
Cowling & Wilcox are offering one lucky winner a 6 pack of Promarkers (vibrant tones)
Cowling & Wilcox logo
All Dressed Up stamps are offering one lucky winner 2 digi images of their choice
All Dressed Up stamps

  Definitely lots of reasons to join in the fun this week!! Dont you agree
So onto my card I made a Birthday Card with this fabulous image from Crafts & Me(sadly they have closed so i am not sure if you can obtain this elsewhere)
This stamp is Dolly Rock by Alessia Innocenti Digital Stamps
Coloured with Promarkers
I have used Navy and Silver card for matting
Diecut is from a friend who sends me little surprises through the post.
Sequins, Ribbon from stash
Used some inks to shade round the image
Whimsey sentiment stamp stamped direct to the image panel.
The Dp is teresa Collins Urban market.
Well thats my card now hope on over and checkout what awesome makes the Dt have done. Click on their name to Hyperjump to their blog.
Thanks for sticking with me told you it was a long post.
Have an awesome day and see you over at the celebrations.
Bye for now.

Friday, 18 May 2018

Crafty Catz challenge - Anything Goes with a Sketch

Good day the sun is shinning and we have a special wedding tomorrow on the TV. I do hope that she makes him happy.
Ok so today at CRAFTY CATZ Nick is our host and she has come up with a fab sketch as our optional extra. Remember this is a optional and our challenge is ANYTHING GOES
So here is the sketch
Our sponsor for this challenge is 
who gave us some fab images to play with so here is my card using the freebie that they gave awy a few weeks ago on facebook and i so loved it so used that.

Image has been coloured with promarkers
DP are all from a very old pad from papermania
Ribbon & pearls from Hobbycraft
Dies and punched flowers from stash
Have added some liquid pearls to the flowers in the image
Well I hope you like and it has inspired you to play along and maybe tackle this fab sketch.
Thanks for popping have a great weekend.
Nice Weather looks like it is sticking around here in the UK
Bye for now

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Christmas at Craft Challenge with Little Miss Muffet

Good morning Craft fans hope you enjoyed the hop and Jo has announcing the Hop winners over at the challenge blog so before you head on over let me share with this weeks challenge.
So today we start a new challenge and this week we are Getting Ready For Christmas
so anything Christmas related then we want you to link up and you could be one of our winners from our fabulous sponsor
So for my card i used one of our sponsors image called 'Bunny with Stocking'

I used a 7x5 inch card blank and wanted to keep this a simple design showing off the cute Bunny.
I used my Promarkers to colour and  a old sentiment stamp
The trees are a Marianne die with some Fluffy Stuff added as snow and texture.
Dp is a pad I picked up at one of the Pound shops that I must say is really good quality.
Some bakers twine to finish off
Well that is another for my box and I really should have many more as we are speeding through this year. Have you started or do you leave till last minute.
Well the sun is out and i have a pile of washing to do hang out.
Have a fab day and please come and play along with us again this week.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Time For Tea Challenge Reminder and New Release

Hi there have you seen the awesome New Release at Time For Tea.
There images for the Hen night, Cute Bunnys and a fabulous First Dance image which I share with you last week in our sneak peep. So why not  head on over to the challenge blog and checkout the Reminder challenge post the team have been playing with them and also using our challenge I DO TWO. Also there is a Discount code if you are a community member of our Facebook page if not then what better time to join us and take advantage of it.
I do two
Then you must hop on over to our shop for all the latest images in the New Release.
The shop link is HERE
The challenge blog is HERE
Our Facebook page is HERE
Now as I said we have been playing with some of the images and today I would like to share with you my card I made using HEN DO SET
Using the challenge theme of using 2 of things I have used  2 Ribbons, 2 Pearl Hearts, 2 Sentiments, and 2 Steamers.
I coloureed the image with Promarkers and added glitter to her vail
Glitter DP from stash
The Streamers are funky foam which i cut into strips and twisted round a pencil
Pearl hearts and the ribbon from stash
I also used 2 of the words from the sentiments in the collection
I really enjoyed making this love the fun image and I have an Engagement card which I will share shortly with you following this theme.
Well I do hope if you havent joined us you will come and play along you have till the end of the month and we have some fab prizes up for grabs.
Remember the theme is I Do Two which is just use 2 of something and a Time For Tea image and link up. We are looking forward to seeing what your making with our images.
Thanks for popping by and i am off to link up to a few challenges.
Pennys paper crafty challenge - ATG

Friday, 11 May 2018

Crafty catz challenge optional cutie and GDT CALL for JUNE

Good day have you seen the cute images the girls over at Crafty Catz have used for this weeks challenge ANYTHING GOES with optional twist use a cute image
Our host this week is the lovely Nina
our sponsor this week is

ALSO fancy joining us for the month of June if so why not try out for our GDT Call just add GDT after your name that easy.
You will be invited to our team blog and do everything our Dt does so you will feel part of the team. If you havent been on a Dt before this is a fab way to see what goes on.
Now back to this weeks challenge and I recently won some of our sponsors images so just had to play with this cutie
Image is called Highland Lass and is available from the shop HERE
I coloured her with promarkers and kind of was inspired by the Scottish artist Steven Brown.
Dp is from Minds Eye Sixbysix
used some lace and ribbon the flower is a fabric flower and I added a Pearl Brad to the centre. Also added a Pearl Heart in front of my stamped sentiment.
Card base and image cut with my Quickutz dies
Well thats my card and my son has pinched it for his girlfriend as she loves Steven Brown
Well I do hope that you come and play along and why not try us for a month great way to get to know us a little more (oh no now i have put you off lol)
Thanks for popping by go see what cuties the team has used now and have a great weekend.

Aud Sentiments Challenge 2W,E5  #203 Cute + A Sentiment

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Time For Tea Sneaky Peep

Good day to you all if your looking for the Craft hop then it is below this post.
So I am here with a sneaky peep of a new release Jo at Time For Tea has coming out mid May. 
Dont tell her I am sharing but if you checkout the team over the next week a few more may appear.
Yes Wedding Season is approaching so Jo has done a fabulous collection.
i am telling you there is something for every taste from the traditional to the more fun images.
We are expecting them in the shop around the 15th.
So here is a more traditional one I used this image of a very loved up couple dont you think

I coloured the image with promarkers and added some tonic glitter to the dress.
The heart is a marianne creatable and used some seem binding from The ribbon Girls.
DP is from the works
Some silver pearls to finish off.
Hope you like it.
Now before you go did you know that we have started up a challenge you can get all the details at the Blog and also our facebook Community page.
the album is on the facebook page but if you dont do facebook then leave a comment with a link on the blog post.
this months challenge is I DO TWO
Image may contain: text
which is to use 2 of things
Links to where you can find us are (click on the links and it will jump you there
Thanks for stopping by and leave me a comment if you have time and hope to see you joining in the challenge

challenges i am entering this into are