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Monday, 16 July 2018

Time for Tea New Release

Good morning thought i would quickly pop on with another card I made for the new release at TIME FOR TEA. Today they are in the shop for those of us that couldnt make the Crafting Live in Doncaster. yes Jo does Clear and Rubber stamps as well as the fabulous Digi stamps for those that dont like waiting for the postie.
So today i am sharing another one i made with the Kittens 
Mew are Pawsome and yes they have a die set to cut these cuties out 
All available in the shop
i had a fab time with all the little elements Jo added to the set to make them look different and there sure is plenty to get your imagination going with this set.
So here is my little card and yes i made a shaker card and added some sequins from the shop inside.
Image coloured with promarkers
Base card was a 3 fold with aperture stamped the sentiment and the fish and then added some ink around for the water
some dp from my oddments box and twine.
Stamped the sentiment and a couple of paws onto a banner and hey presto done
Well if you like why not pop over and checkout the rest of the new stamps in store.
Thanks for stopping by i will be back soon with another cutie from this set just cant get enough of the kitties and have you seen the pups oh i so need to get them


Saturday, 14 July 2018

Time for Tea New release sneak peep

Good evening hope your having a good weekend.
Today Jo at Time for Tea is at the big Craft Fayre in Doncaster Crafting Live.
Oh I wish i could have gone never been but hears soo many great things about it.
Have you been or are you going.
Well if you are then you must checkout the stall TIME FOR TEA
the team has been working hard making some samples with some of the stamps.
Yes Jo does Rubber and Clear stamps now so check them out.
Now if you cant get there they will be available to purchase from the website on Monday.
For those that get the newsletter you will have seen some of the samples made with the clear stamps.
You can find lots of info at the following sites

Also we are still running our July challenge and our theme is At The Beach

Now i  promised you a sneak peep and this is one of the cards i made with the fabulous new Clear stamps
Mew Are Pawsome
I made 4 cards with this set and will share them all in due course
This one features all the stamps and most of the little embellishments and words
 Now dont you think these kitties are cute I wonder if their mum or day was a ginger tabby and i bet the other was a black cat
i have coloured the images with promarkers
Dp is from a very old pad
 The box one of the kitties in in has had paw prints stamped onto it
Also did you know that there is a set of dies to go with this set to cut your images out with.
Mine was hand cut as they hadnt come in yet
I have used spellbinder die for the frames
the hats have glitter pen added to them
The sentiments where stamped to make the saying

Well this is just 1 idea but i am sure you could come up with many as all the elements to customise your cards are there.

Oh did i say that Jo has some awesome Rubber stamps too that are larger in size so there is something for everyone. I cant wait to see the rubber ones as we only got to see the ones that she sent us.
Well I will be back with some more of the release maybe another kitty card or maybe one of the rubber stamps. leave me a comment on what you would like to see.
Dont forget they will be available to purchase on Monday and if your at Doncaster you can get them there so no waiting for the postman.
Thanks for popping by and see you soon
Crafting with Dragonflies 2W,1E, - #108 Animal 

Crafty Catz challenge ATG with optional twist Think Summertime

Good evening have you had a good day the weather has been very warm again. 
Have you seen that we have a new challenge at Crafty Catz and Janette is our host this week. 
Now our challenge is ANYTHING GOES but if you fancy doing our little twist just for fun then please join in. Janette picked this way before the good weather but i think she had a crystal ball as she has picked 
Our sponsor for this challenge is

So onto my card for your inspiration  using the twist
This is one of my very old stamps but one I had waited for ages for as it kept on selling out.

Image is Daisy by Elizabeth Bell
Coloured with promarkers
Ribbon from stash
DP is Papermania
Dies are spellbinders scallop circle and tonic pinpoint circle
Embossing folder for the panel
Well thats my card and I think she is enjoying the summer making daisy chains I expect did you make them as a child.
Well pop along and checkout what the team has made and look forward to seeing what your making so link up and we will pop along.
Thanks for popping by have a great weekend.
Anyone going to the Crafting Live at Doncaster if so pop over to the Time for Tea stall and checkout Jo's new stamps and the samples as the team has been busy making.
Country view challenge - Summer in the garden

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Craft challenge #476 - Shabby Chic

Good morning how are you doing I am gutted that we lost last night at Football the boys did us proud and have gone much further than most expected.
So today to cheer us up lets join in with the challenge at CRAFT we have a great challenge and fabulous sponsor.
Shabby Chic
and or sponsor this week is
they have soo many images that fit this theme but I thought i would try one of their newer and more modern ones Play Day and see if i could pull it off.
Now this Shabby Chic i have been told is easy lots of flowers and lace and ribbon and girlie and you have it. Now that just isnt me so not sure what do you think have I pulled it off
image coloured with promarkers
Dp is Floral fantasy by Louise Tyler
Dies- Cheery lynn Polynesian sails , Ovel xcut, Sweet moments banner
Sentiment a old whimsey
Lace ribbon and pearls from stash
I did distress my Dp slightly

Ok so did i pull it off. Now your turn we would love you to play along with us this week and the team has been busy making samples for your inspiration so why not hop over and check them out.
So thats it from me it is a lot cooler today and the dogs paw seems much better as he jumped the small wall onto the garden after the birds this morning so will venture on a little walk with him
Bye for now and dont forget the freebie football player over at Time For tea. Checkout the post below to grab it before he flys back home after the world cup

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
A Perfect Time to Craft - Anything Goes

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Time For tea - FREEBIE Alert we're coming home

Good evening a quick post for me before the match.
Talking of the match have you seen the awesome freebie Jo at Time for Tea has on the Facebook Community page. I saw and had to quickly make to sit next to my TV.
Now if you havent seen then pop over and grab it you know  how much it will come in handy for those great lads cards. While your there have a gander at the sneak peep of the new stamps being launched at the weekend at Doncaster. Yes Jo is at CRAFTING LIVE anyone going if so go check them out as you will get to play with them for 2 days before they are on the website.
I will be back with a card i made with one of the sets later 
So here is my card using Were Coming Home
 Image coloured with promarkers
DP is a download sorry not labeled is a old one.
Computer generated England
CAS just how the boys are going to make it tonight.
Here are the ususal links for all the places you can find T4T and the freebie is on the community site. Now if you grab you must share with us what you have done with it
Also you still have time to enter out June Challenge(Celebrate) HERE
Time For Tea Designs Instagram Page

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Passion for promarkers - Hip to be Square

Happy Tuesday to you all.
Today i bring you news of our new challenge at Passion for Promarkers and this week it is the lovely Lisas turn to set our challenge. So what has she for us this time
now we would like to see a Square Card
and if you add lots of square things that would be great but just as long as your card is Square and you use the correct medium for colouring. 
please state what you have used as we would hate for you to miss out on the fab prize from

So here is my card for your inspiration using a very old image i won way back from 
Emerald Fairies called Bink & Buzz
Image has been coloured with promarkers
Glitter added to wings
Gold textured card
Diecut sentiments glittered in tonic glitter
Dp is Dovecraft Be Happy
Flowers are cut with Craft Emotions and shaded with inks
Satin bow and some pearls from stash
Well thats my little make and is winging its way to a friends whos birthday is next week
I have had this image coloured for a few weeks and have been trying to get him made up as i knew exactly what papers i wanted to use. Something that i find hard doing. Do you pick your papers 1st or colour and then find something.
Well now it is your turn hope that you can find some time with all the fabulous sport going on. Fingers crossed for England and Roger for the tennis.Be nice if we got a win in the tour too.
Well thanks for stopping by and please pop over and checkout the amazing samples the team has made they are so talented I am luck to be on their team.
Bye for now off to link my card to a few challenges
Sweet Sketch Wednesday - 2W, #140 - Sketch 

Friday, 6 July 2018

Crafty Catz challenge ATG with optional extra

Good morning and i see we are still enjoying the sunshine just a few more weeks and the children will have broken up so it will be all change i bet. Fingers crossed they get some nice weather. nothing worst than school holidays  and bad weather. Just noticed that it is the air show at Southport will be a good show with the clear skies this weekend.
Well back to my reason for my post.
Friday must mean a new challenge at Crafty Catz and this week our host is Jackie.
Jackie has picked our optional extra Summer Fun.
However the challenge is Anything goes so if it doesnt fit your cards we would still like you to share them with us.
our sponsor for this week is
I have used a image i had on file and hope you like. It is called Life guard on Duty.
Image coloured with promarkers background done with inks
matted onto dp from Jo at craft challenge
dies are sizzix thinlets & ribbon from stash
well thats my little card i think he looks rather up for some fun dont you.
Now it is your turn come play along with us and pop over and checkout the rest of the amazing creations and our new GDt has joined us too. please show her some love.
Have a great day and a fab weekend.

Thursday, 5 July 2018

Time for Tea Inspiration Stars and Stripes

Good morning did our American friends have a great 4th July I do hope so saw some fab firework pictures. Well I went and had a peep in the shop at Time For Tea ad saw this fabulous image Jo had called 4th July and just had to colour it up.
i do hope you like and maybe hop on over and not only look at our newer stamps but at our older ones there are some fabulous images. Links to shop and all the places you can find the images are at the bottom of this post. Also please dont forget we have a monthly challenge running on our blog.
image coloured with promarkers
stitched oval die
ribbon and pearls from stash
embossing folder starry night
DP- Fancy free by Pink Paislee
The layout is Sweet Sketch Wednesday 

Well hope you like this and it has encouraged you to join and share with us some of your makes with us over on our facebook page.
have a lovely day and dont forget to drink those fluids in the hot weather something i didnt do past few days and made me ill yesterday. Lesson learnt
Bye for now here are the links i mentioned
Also you still have time to enter out June Challenge(Celebrate) HERE
challenges i am entering with this card