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Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Here comes 2014

Happy New Year 2014

Wishing all my followers and friends all the best may 2014 hold everything you could wish for.
See you in 2014

Sunday, 22 December 2013

Sketch Time at Craft

Good evening this post is a little late what with christmas prep i seem to have left it in draft instead of scheduling it so apoligy for that. So quickly onto the reason I am here.
This weeks challenge is a sketch designed by yours truly ME hope you like and can come join us. You have till Wednesday evening to enter the challenge. Here is the sketch
We have some fabulous sponsors again that have been very generous and they are
Sponsor for Top 3: Trimgym's Digistamps and Images 
so checkout the blog for details of the prizes

So now onto my card using an image from Rick St DennisMFA coloured with my promarkers/ flexmarkers

I have used memorybox star circle and satin ribon. DP is from stash and the sentient is from a old stamp by papermania
Well hope you get time just befor the big day to enter. Thanks for popping by

Crafty Sentiments for Crafty Ribbons Advent Day 22

Hi day is Crafty Ribbons Advent Day 22 (sunday) and it is sponsored by Crafty Sentiments
 and some of the team for Crafty Sentiments are guesting for them and i am here to show you my card I made for it. I have used this cute stamp from the recent release.
Image is coloured with my promarkers and some some fab organisa ribbon. Dp is from Dovecraft and i have used some glittered card. You could win a fab prize from Crafty sentiments so pop along to the Crafty Ribbons inspirational blog and link up

Image coloured with promarkers, Dp is Dovecraft, Red Organiza ribbon, fluffy struff and lili of the valley sentiment

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Crafty Sentiments does Birthdays

Good morning it is Tuesday and nearly a week to D Day are you ready well I am not so much to do think I need 48hrs in each day so I will get onto why I am here. Today starts another challenge at CRAFTY SENTIMENTS we had some stunning creations last week and some people are going to receive some wonderful cards and tags. Today we have a different challenge and hopefully all your christmas cards are done we thought we would change it to

Tomorrows challenge prize is
It will be a goody bag containing a selection of Crafty Sentiments Goodies :-) Oh can I enter please sadly not

Also starting today We will be doing a Christmas Giveaway on the Inpsirational blog all you need to do is become a follower if you're not already 
Display the logo with a link back 
and leave us a comment
Winners will be picked Christmas Eve - Please help spread the word
So onto my card for todays challenge .
I have used this cute baby set which comes with sentiments called Lucy Baby set 2 which i have coloured wih my promarkers.
DP is Merry & Bright christmas pad, Pearlised cream card, Pearl pink paper. Mirri Card. Memory Box heart and Signature Banner Satin ribbon and daisy ribbon . Large pink Gem heart.
I do hope that during the holiday season you get chance to come and join us as this challenge is going to last untill the 6th January so lots of time to play along.
Thanks for popping by and hop to see you over there.
challenges i would like to enter this card into are

Saturday, 14 December 2013

Merry Christmas with Anything Goes at CRAFTY CATZ

Good morning another busy day here but little getting done. Chicken with no head springs to mind.
Well have you seen that this week is the last challenge at Crafty Catz
for this year oh wow what happened to the rest of the year it has gone so quickly. Our team leader Carol has been kind and given us the rest of the time off so we will be back in the new year with more great challenges and sponsors.
So this week we are having a easy challenge with
sponsor yes we have 2 are

Crimson Cloud
also we have Marianne Designs

so now let me show you what i have done and i used a Digi Stamp Boutique cutie

well that is my card sorry a little fussy taken in a rush before delivering. Image coloured with promarkers Dp think is dovecraft gosh they got mixed up when doing that order. Ribbon from Meiflower papermania gems and that tree die again. Computer generated sentiment.
Thanks for looking off to enter it into a few challenges

Friday, 13 December 2013

Inspired by a film/book at CRAFT

Good evening are you ready for christmas i still have lots to do and also my tree to put up hopefully i will get some more done this weekend. Today sees the start of another fab challenge at CRAFT and this week we would like you to make something with the following in mind
Your Favourite Film/Inspired by a Movie/TV/Song
 We have some more great sponsors with such generous prizes up for grabs
Sponsor 1: LEJ Designs

The prize for winner 1 is 3 digis of choice from her site.

The prize for winner 2 is a $6.00 USD Gift Coupon.

The prize for sponsor 3 is 2 digis of choice from her site.

Sponsor 4: Inky Impressions

The prize for winner 4 is $10 gift certificate for their shop.

Sponsor for Top3: Karen's Doodles

The prizes are as follows:

·                     1st 3 digis of choice
·                     2nd 2 digis of choice
·                     3rd 1 digi of choice.
So now onto my card I have used a image from saturated Canary called Willow and coloured it with my Promarkers
I have used K&Co paper and satin  cream ribbon, gold trim ribbon, lace, Blossom flower arrangement from hobbycraft. Pear and wire embellishment and wooden shape to make a flower. I think this picture reminds me of the book wuthering heights but also the film Barefoot in the park a 1960's film with Robert Redford do you remember it.
Well I cant wait to see what you come up with and the film or books . I hope that during this busy period you can manage to join us. Thanks for popping by and i will be back tomorrow with my last Crafty Catz of 2013. Dont forget we have a DT call
Challenges I would like to enter this into
sSaturated Canary Challenge
4 crafty girls - anything goes

Monday, 9 December 2013

Exciting news

Hi just want to draw your attention to this banner we at Crafty Sentiments are so excited and will be switching on to watch

Sunday, 8 December 2013

2 or More dies at Crafty Catz

Yes another post think i may have caught up now. This one is for Crafty Catz and they have a brilliant challenge it was picked by the lovely and talented Kim
2 or more dies
so dig out your dies and show us your makes. It could be a CAS with the diecuts being the centre stage or  use them as embellishments. Either way we would love to see them.
our sponsor is Kenny K and the winner will receive 5 dig images. can I enter oh I wish
We did get to play with some images and i picked this beauty
Dp is first edition image coloured with promarkers lots of fluffy stuff. Crafty Sentiments fence die and marianne tree die and a Savvy happy holiday die. Glitter card behind the image and computer generated image and a few gems to finish. This card is another I made for my order.
So now you have seen why not head over and checkout the rest of the teams amazing creation lots of inspiration to be had.
I am off to bed now so thanks for popping by and catch you all tomorrow. Take care

Christmas Time at Craft and DT Call reminder

Hi yes I am back with another card and this time it is for Craft Challenge blog. It is a great challenge blog and if you fancy giving it ago then we are running a DT Call. We are a easy going blog and if you dont have much experience there is always someone to help or if you are experienced then you will equally fit in. So why not pop over and check it out. Before you go I have my DT Card for you to have a peep at.
Our challenge this week is 
 and runs till wednesday evening so still time to get those enteries in.
Our fab sponsors and prizes are
Sponsor 1: Stamp Fairy

Sponsor 2: Crimson Cloud

The prize for winner 2 is either a stamp set or a die set from their shop.

The prize for winner 3 is their choice of either (unless I get a chance to do a special package instead)
·                     3 digistamps OR 
·                     2 easel card sheets/card kits OR
·                     1 paperpack OR
·                     2 3D decoupage sheets OR
·                     1 box card kit of the winners choice from my digistamp blog.

The prize for winner 4 is their choice of either
·                     3 digistamps OR 
·                     2 easel card sheets/card kits OR
·                     1 paperpack OR
·                     2 3D decoupage sheets OR
·                     1 box card kit of the winners choice from my digistamp blog.
Sponsor for Top3: CraftsuPrint 

Prize for our Top3:

Craftsuprint's Premium Collection Downloadable CD worth £19.99
So now you have seen what is on offer here is my card
I have used another of my new stamps from Lili of the valley just love this penguin. I made 7 of these all the same for a neighbour part of a large order which is why I am late posting this weeks creations
             I have used my promarkers and Dovecraft DP, satin ribbon from Mei Flower, Xcut circle die,                                 Marriane tree, die, Cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder, Fluffy Stuff, glitter.                            Xcut corner rounder and computer generated sentiment
So thats my card and hope you like my neighbour was pleased so a that was a big relief. Thanks for popping by and hope to see you over at the challenge blog

Divas by Design feeling festive reminder

Hi folks i am a little if not a lot late with my DT card for Divas by design so guess you could call it a reminder. You still have time to enter challenge closes Tuesday evening. So this week challenge is
Our sponsor for this weeks challenge is
by the fabulous Stamp and create.

so quickly onto my card using one of my new Lilli of the Valley Stamps coloured with my promarkers
by the fabulous Stamp and create.
Dp is from last years brown card and ribbon is from christmas stash bought last year. Spellbinder die for the flower with wire centre embellishment and wooden snowflake. Marianne sentiment.
Well hope you like and dont forget you still have time to enter your festive creation.
Thanks for popping by.

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Tag Along at Crafty Sentiments

Good evening I am here with a quick post as i am in the middle of making my Christmas cards for a friend. Today is the start of a new challenge at CRAFTY SENTIMENTS. This week we would like to see
This can either be on your Card Creation or just a Tag .
We are carrying on with our fantastic prize of another die
and you can get 6 chances to win
pop a 3 after your name if you use a Crafty Sentiment stamp/digi/die
Pop a 3 after your name if you are or become a follower  over here 
Or if you do both

The die this week is....

So onto my Creation for your inspiration I made a card and added a tag to my card
 I have used a mixture of Merry & Bright DP and oddments from stash. The image has been coloured with promarkers and the fab image of Tobey eating his pudding can be bought from the shop HERE. The sentiment is a set called Merry & bright. Mirri card and ribbon from stash
Well I hope you like my card and dont forget to checkout the rest of the teams creations and also we have some new girls starting this week so give them a warm welcome. I hope to see you over at the challenge blog and have fun. 
I will be back tomorrow with another card as Divas By Design starts a new challenge tomorrow.
Thanks for popping by and take care.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Sunday, 1 December 2013


Don't forget our DT Call!!!

So far we have not had much interest in our DT call yet. Please don't be shy and feel free to apply to join our team. We are quite a friendly bunch and would love to  invite some new blood into our team. Don't think you are not quite good enough, our main aim is to have fun. Also don't worry about this time of year and being too busy to join us right now. We would be quite happy to have a delay in the starting date (which is open anyway). We know there are many talented people amongst our lovely followers and there would be many out there that could easily fit into our team. So, where are you all?

Come and take a chance and apply to become part of our team!

We look forward to receiving your applications! Our DT call post is to be found at the top of our blog and we currently have one week left on it. If needed we will extend the application period.

Don't be shy, we would love to have you aboard!

Friday, 29 November 2013

Santa comes to Town

Good afternoon gosh we have some dark clouds here in the north west looks like some heavy rain on its way. Have you all been checking out the fab deals on with BLACK FRIDAY. Hope you get some bargins if you have.
Well today being Friday it is time for a new challenge at CRAFTY CATZ and today it is the lovely talented Nicks turn to pick our theme and as the title says she would like to see
so dig out those Santa digi images and stamps and come join us.
Our sponsor for this challenge is the fab and friendly 

Either a £20 worth of goodies
or a £20 voucher to spend in our online store.
Before you go running to play let me show you my card I made for the challenge
 close up of image Bah Humbug from Stitch Bear Dig ital Stamps 
coloured with promarkers and flexmarkers
The tree and teddy holding a present are mulbury paper die embellishments from my stash I have added some viva pearls and glitter. papers are from last year and doily has been spritz with inks. Fab ribbon is from our sponsor and the little sentiment is lili of the valley. layout is from Creative Inspirations Challenge by the lovely Natalie.
Well thats it hope you like my nephew does so think it might be his.
Thanks for popping by and hope to see your link on the challenge blog
Challenge I would like to enter this card into are
Creative Inspiration - sketch and anything goes

Thursday, 28 November 2013

Show Us your Metal at Craft

Good evening today sees another challenge at Craft and this week we would like to see Metal featured on your Creations. So dig out those brads, charms or other embellishments or even add some Metal to your creation. We have some fab sponsors that have been very generous and not only provided prizes for our winners but allowed the Dt to play with there images.

 Sassy Studio Designs

So hop on over to the challenge blog for details of the prizes being offered. 
I have used a image from Rick St Dennis MFA called Santas Nap Time
 image coloured with promarkers
Dp is from my stash from last year sorry they where loose sheets so not sure who they are. Metal is the little green brads and also the charm. Wide organza ribbon from mia flower crafts. The layout is from Sketch n stash. I so love this image and doesnt he look peaceful poor santa looks so tired after all his deliveries.
Well I hope that you can come and join us this week and we also have a Dt call on a seperate post so check that out too. Thanks for popping by and i will be back tomorrow with my crafty catz card.
Challenge I would like to enter are
Sketch n stash - layout
Stampin for the weekend = feeling festive
I love promarkers - anything goes

Tuesday, 26 November 2013


Good morning I am here today with the details of the Blog Hop and it is team B's turn to join in. Did you hop yesterday with Team A didnt they make some stunning samples with the new Digi Images. Well if you didnt hop then dont worry there is still time to join in just go to the beginning and hop along. Details can be found on the INSPIRATIONAL BLOG so if you get lost you can pick it up from there again
Here are the rules for you 
 To qualify for the prizes you must be a follower of the Inspirational blog leave a comment on there and then hop
and leave a comment on all blogs on both days
COLLECT A LETTER FROM ALL BLOGS(13 in total over the 2 days) - then email the phrase answer to and leave a message on the inspirational blog to say that you have.

3 winners will each receive one of the new digi's and one lucky winner will win the chance to be a GDT for 2 months- if you'd like that prize pop GDT after your name on the message you leave on the inspirational blog. Enjoy the hop. Winners will be announced on the 28th December. 

The Hop Starts with HERE with CAZ 
If you are already hopping then you should have come from Jac's
So let me show you my little card using such a sweet image called COUPLES. I made this for my brother and sister in law for there 1st wedding anniversary and they loved it. I hope you like it just as much.
 close up of the cute image

I have used first edition paper, Glitter card and the image is coloured with my promarkers and textured with fluffy stuff coloured. The flower is a stamp, Satin Ribbon, pearls and sentiment tag is a Crafty Sentiment the other is computer generated. The card is 8x8 blank.
Well I do hope you like my card and have now completed the hop and enjoyed what you have seen. I am sure you will have gained lots of inspiration from the team as i did. 
So now to finish just hop on over to the
and leave a comment telling us you have completed the hop and email Jan with the Phrase. I am sure you will have found my letter as it is highlighted in RED
Also today see the start of a new challenge so I hop to see you over there it is ANYTHING GOES and we have another amazing prize.
Bye for now thanks for stopping by
Challenges i would like to enter this card into are

Friday, 22 November 2013

Tags & Bags at Crafty Catz

Hi my 2nd post for this evening and it is the new challenge at CRAFTY CATZ and this wek it is the lovely Jacs turn to pick the theme. So what does she have in store for us this week.
Yes so lets see those creations
Our sponsors this week are


Digistamps4Joy SHOP

I decided to make a Tag using a image and sentiment from Digistamps4joy
coloured with promarkers, woodchip flower with gem. Dies XCut oval and Nellie Heart, ribbon and dp from stash. I think Tags are brilliant for using up scraps of DP
So that is my little tag and now it is your turn i am sure there is a tag needed with Christmas round the corner.
Thanks for popping by if your looking for my Craft project it is below.

Picture Inspiration at Craft with Ricks Hut

Good evening Friday yeepee it is weekend hope you can find time for some Crafting.  I have a big order which isnt getting done as quick as it should so hopefully I will get some done.That is if Mojo wants to come out to play. Well this evening i have my Craft DT for you. As the title says this week we have a picture for you to take Inspiration from
So take inspiration maybe the scene or the colours so lets us see what you make and you might win one of the prizes from one of our sponsors
Sponsor 1:  Bugaboo Stamps

The prize for winner 1 is 7 digi's from their shop.

Sponsor 2: Pattie's Creations

The prize for winner 2 is 3 of their images of choice.

The prize for winner 3 is 5 digital stamps of choice from their shop.

Sponsor 4: Digital Delights

Sponsor 5: Rick St Dennis MFA

The prize for winner 5 is 2-3 images from his shop.

Sponsor for Top 3: Trimgym's Digistamps and Images 
The prize for the Top 3 is as follows:
1st One paper pack OR one Box card kit of choice OR 3 digistamps of choice
2nd One Easel card template OR one 3D sheet OR 2 digistamps of choice
3rd 1 digistamp of choice

So have used 'Outhouse Noel' by Rick St Dennis MFA coloured with my promarkers

I have used First Edition papers, Joy snowflake boarder die, Satin Ribbon and lace from stash and some epoxy snowflake stickers

Well now it is over to you look forward to seeing what you come up with and dont forget we have lots of inspiration on the challenge blog
Thanks for popping by and leave a comment saying hi. Have a good weekend.
Challenges I would like to enter this into are