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Thursday 30 December 2010

Creative Inspirations another fab colour challenge

Hi sorry this is late but been having a Little Internet trouble hopefully fixed now. Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and are you ready for the New Year celebrations.

Well over at Creative Inspirations this week we are asking you to join us in a colour challenge

Black, Gold & Silver only (you can use hair and skin colour)

Our sponsor this week is Sassy Studio Designs who are giving the winner 4 digi images.

We were lucky enough to e given a couple of gorgeous images to play with and I do hope you like what I have done with mine. So if you have a little time and you fancy a challenge then we would love to see your card.

Friday 24 December 2010

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all my friends and followers and thank you all for your good wishes while I was ill. Hope you all have a wonderful day.

Friday 17 December 2010

Crafty Catz Challenge 63 - you pick

Well good morning my heating has been on all night so expected the car to be frozen or snow all around but no snow but expect it isn't far away. Car not too bad either so must have warmed up a little. Hope you are all coping with the weather.

Well it is Friday so that means it is time for another challenge and the last challenge of this year from Crafty Catz. This week it is Dianne's time to pick. What an amazing challenge. She would like you to pick your favourate challenge from this year .

Our sponsor this week is Crafty Emma's store
For my challenge I have picked challenge 60 christmas and 45 Animals. I used this fab image I received from a friend a while ago and coloured with my promarkers and then used 3d gloss over it and of course you have to add some glitter. Papers are Dovecraft Let it snow and silver mirri card snowflakes made with a cuttlebug die.

Well hope you like my card this is for my nephew and hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and have some time to join us in the challenge. Please pop over and check out the teams cards and see which challenge they have picked.
Challenges entering

creative inspirations - anything goes christmas
Stamp with fun - christmas
A spoon full of sugar - christmas card
Passion for promarkers - anything goes
cute card thursday - one for the kids

Wednesday 15 December 2010

Creative Inspirations challenge - Sketch

Hi sorry this is a little late and it being Wednesday means it is time for another challenge at Creative Inspirations. This week Natalie has produced a brilliant sketch for us to follow.

Our sponsor this week is with this wonderful prize.
Also the winner will be our Guest Dt for January.
For my card I have used a penny Black Image I was sent from a friend. Image is coloured with Promarkers and glossed over with Anitas 3d gloss. Snowflakes are cuttlebug. Eyelets and green satin ribbon. Papers are from my stash. Well I hope you like my card and please pop over to the blog to check out the rest of the teams amazing cards they have excelled themselves. Also the challenge will run for 2 weeks as we are having a break for a week for Christmas.

I am enttering this into Stamp with Fun challenge Christmas

Sunday 12 December 2010

More Christmas cards

Hope you are all having a good Sunday. Chris is at work and I have done my few jobs. I have to go to the hospital to see my surgeon tomorrow so hopefully he will be happy with my progress and give me some idea when my legs will reduce in size so i can get out and about again, that is if he is happy with my stomach.

Well enough of my chatter I made this card last week and forgot to post. Idea was from Creatives white theme as I enjoyed doing it that much made 2.

Lilli of the valley stamp coloured with promarkers. Cuttlebug embossing folder. Lace stuck down with double sided tape and then red glittered to stick to the expossed areas. Red sequins and flower.
Also I made this one with one of Mo's amazing images. Coloured with promarkers and te sentiment is one of Lili of the valleys stamps. Papers are from a pad from last year sorry not sure name.

Well hope you like these and please call back soon. Dont forget our challenges over at Creative Inspirations and Crafty Catz hope to see you there.

Saturday 11 December 2010

Crafty Catz #62 - Birthday Bear

Well what happened to Friday I am sorry this should have been posted yesterday. Over at Crafty Catz this week our teamie Carol has come up with another brilliant challenge. I am sure we have all made plenty of Christmas Cards so to do something else will be a nice change. So Carol is asking that we make a Birthday Card with a Bear somewhere on it.

Our sponsor this week is I Did It Creations who kindly gave us some images to play with.

The winner this week will receive 5 digital images from I Did It Creations wish I could enter.

I coloured my image with Promarkers and papers are from my stash which I have had for ages. Sentiment is from Lili of Valley. Candy dots are coloured with my promarkers to tie in with the images. Flowers are from my stash with some gem gems for the centre.

Well I hope you like my card and it has wetted your appetite to enter our challenge we look forward to visiting your blog.

I am entering this into Crafty Creations Challenge is a Bear Project.
Sew Many Cards - Flower Power

Wednesday 8 December 2010

Creative Inspiration # - White Papers Only

Good afternoon hope you are al keeping warm and ready or nearly ready for Christmas.

Well it is Wednesday and this means another challenge from Creative Inspiration and this week we havea great challenge for you "WHITE PAPERS ONLY". You can choose any occassion but designer papers must be white. If you need any inspiration pop on over and check out the teams amazing cards.

This week our sponsor is

They are kindly giving the winner 4 stamps of their choice.
Well onto my card I havemade a Easel Card something I have trouble to take a picture of. I have used one of our sponsors digi images. Used lots of white card cuttlebuged with snowflake folder and the dots folder. Lots of glitter and some satin red ribbon. Silver flowers are from my stash. Image coloured with promarkers and the ice cube has been 3d glossed. The Merry Christmas is a White Plastic sentiment that Tilly got me from the Leigh Craft fayre in October.

Hope you like this and will be joining us this week look forward to seeing your card.
I am entering this into Stampavie & More challenge Christmas.

Tuesday 7 December 2010

Sugar Nellie Sledging

This one of sugar nellies Christmas stamps dont they look as if they are having fun. This reminds me of lots of the children enjoying the snow in many parts of the country. Papers are from a few years ago and I coloured the image with Promarkers. The snowflakes are from Martha stewart punch.

I am entering this A Spoon Full of Sugar.
Passion for Promarkers - Anything Goes

Thursday 2 December 2010

Crafty Catz #61 - Happy New Year

Good morning hope you are all keeping warm and safe in this weather. So far we haven't done too badly and the schools are all still open.
Well it is Friday so that means another challenge over at Crafty Catz. You all seemed to love last weeks challenge and let say how sorry I am as I didn't manage to get round to you all as we had over 250 enters. This week it is Carols turn to pick the challenge and she has come up with this great challenge of "NEW YEAR".

Our sponsor this week is CRAFTYS & ME STORE who is giving the winner this stamp from their new range

We also have a guest this week Mina from Pinkpuds so pop over and see what a wonderful card she has produce for this weeks challenge.

My card for this challenge I used a Penny Black image that a friend sent me. I used some of this years Christmas paper from Papermania which has gold foil on it. I match this to the gold mirri card from the Range. I also stamped a clock from Magolia's Christmas set 2 years ago. I coloured the image with my promarkers.

Well I hope you will all come and join us as we look forward to visiting you. So while you are keeping warm get your craft stuff out and come join us.

2 Angel Lili of the valley

I have made 2 cards with the same image but with different colours.
This one I coloured in pink and used the sketch from Paper take weekly. I also used some of my faveourite embellishments. Ribbon, Brads, gems and my Promarkers. Which is this weeks Lili of the Valleys challenge

This one I coloured in blue and also added a charm from my stash which i had left from last year and also my new sentiment stamp from Lili of the Valley. I will be entering this into Passion for Promarkers - Old & New

Well I hope you like both these cards and dont forget to call back tomorrow for Crafty Catz new challenge.

Happy Birthday Alex

Hi this is the card I made for my son's girlfriend Alex. I used a Truly scrumptious layout from last challenge that i was too late for. The image is from Lili of the Valley she is too cute isnt she. The sentiment is a epoxy sticker. I also cuttled bug the pink card. Flowers and ribbon was from my stash.
I hope you like it as much as Alex said she did. I am entering this into Fab & Funky's challenge - Happy Birthday.

Wednesday 1 December 2010

Challenge 89 - Christmas Decoration -NO CARDS

Hi it is Wednesday so time for another challenge over at Creative Inspirations. This week we don't want to see any cards but would love to see what Christmas Decorations you can make. If you would like some inspiration pop over and check out what amazing creations the team has made.
Our sponsor this week is Simon Says who has kindly donated $10 to the winner

I have used one of Lili of the valley cute stamps from this years Christmas collection. Doily was from the Leigh Craft Fair in October which I managed to miss as I was in hospital but Tilly managed to get me some great little bargains and shopping via mobile can work. lol. Red Velvet bow and a gem clear pear drop to finish off.

Well hope you like my decoration and please pop over and see what the rest of the team has come up with. Please call back soon.

Sunday 28 November 2010

Pink Gem - Snowman in the Pink

Well this is my second post today. I have used this image from Pink Gems if you haven't checked her site what you waiting for. Have used the theme of pink was to be for Truly Scrumptious use pink but forgot they also had a sketch. Never mind. Used some yummy pink ribbon from a friend (jules). Snowflakes are from M.S. punches well the waste from the round the corner set from another friend(tilly)

Well I hope you have enjoyed looking at my card. I am going to enter this into the following challenges.
Papertake Weekly - Cut it Out (use punches or die cuts. -the snowflakes)
Fab & Funky - Anything Goes
Simon Says - Let it Snow

Lili of the Valley Blue Christmas

Today I have this card made with this cute image which I have had for some time and this fab paper I got last week from my friend Christine(Tilly) . The stamp Time to Celebrate arrived yesterday and I just had to use it. The bling is clear star gems which I have had several years.

Hope you like the card and will call again. I am entering this into the following challenges

Pollycraft Designs - Blue
Wild Orchid - Blue Christmas
A Spoon full of sugar - Anything Goes
Everybodi art challenge - shapes ( Rectangle image, circle sentiment, star gems)
Passion for Promarkers- Old & New (old stamp & stars, new papers,sentiment stamp)

Friday 26 November 2010

Crafty Catz - Christmas Card

Good evening hope you have all had a wonderful day and did you watch Help I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here. Gosh I couldn't do any of the trials but I think I could faint better than Gillian (lol)

Well I have managed to get another of my DT's done hope I can keep this up. I was going to try and do a little walking outside but it was just far too cold. Think I will have to try walking in a shopping mal or supermarket first. Yesterday my son got himself another job more hours and slightly better pay. Well the company is one he used to work for and the approach him. Bad news I had to buy 2 new tyres for my car better safe with this bad weather on the way to us.
Anyway enough of my day and onto the challenge over at CRAFTY CATZ - Christmas. Well at this time of year I am sure we all have some cards to do. I know I have most of mine to still do. I have seen that a fair few other challenges are doing similar so we are happy for you to combine as long as you don't do too many. Please read the rules if you need more info.

This week our sponsor is Crafty Ribbons and they are kindly giving our winner the following

Crafty Fairies Ribbons

Well wouldn't you like to win these I know I would. Below is my card hope you like it.

Passion for Promarkers - Old & New (new papers & die cut square from friend. old stamp)
Fab & Funky - Anything Goes
Papertake - Cut it Out (M S round the page punch)
A Spoon Full Of Sugar - Anything Goes

Wednesday 24 November 2010

Creative Inspiration # 88- RED,GREEN & GOLD

Well it is Wednesday so that makes it is another challenge over at Creative Inspiration and they have a colour challenge for you. It has been such along time since I did my last one with my long stay in hospital and although I am still not 100% have managed to do this challenge as I need to do some Christmas Cards done so what better way of doing this challenge. I used a Sugar Nellie stamp and Papermania paper and snowflakes from my friend Tillytrotter which I coloured with gold mica spray.

Our sponsor this week is Bunny Zoes who have kindly offered this gift voucher. If you haven't visited the shop I tell you you must but make sure you have your credit card handy.

Well I hope you like my card and you will join us this week.
Also I would like to share with you my weekend. Sunday I was spending a few hours with Tilly to do a bit of crafting as was planned but what wasn't arranged was that Janette Littlebo rang to see how I was and if she could pop round. Now Janette lives in Blackpool and although we have been friends for a few years we have never met. She was visiting her Aunt not far from me and thought it would be a nice surprise. My what an amazing day did we have Tilly, Littlebo and myself chatted and organised my craft supplies only problem was time went too quickly.
So thank you Christine and Janette for amazing day.

I am entering this into the following challenges
Lexi's Creations Tradional colours
A Spoon Full of Sugar Anything Goes

Thursday 11 November 2010


Just a quick update for all my followers and Friends who has been soo kind in wishing me a speedy recovery and the massive number of cards I received. I am now home and well on the mend and cant wait to get back to blogging and although been told it will take me a while to get back to full health I am getting there and they are happy with my progress. I look forward to being able to get out .
So thank you all again for your get well wishes they all helped alot.

Wednesday 8 September 2010

Creative Inspirations has 2 challenges for you are you Up for them.

Yes not 1 but 2 so shall we take them 1 by 1.
Sadly we have had to say goodby to a few really lovely and talented ladies who have other commitments and i would like to wish them all the best. So that leaves us with space for you talented ladies. YES that right here at Creative Inspirations we are having a DT CALL are you up for it nothing too hard and we are very friendly. if you fancy click here to read more

The 2nd is our weekly challenge sorry no card still layed up in bed but had to help spread the work and support my teamies. So pop on over the theme is LACE & SPARKLE a nice easy one. I was so looking forward to this one too. oh well must dash back to bed before they notice computer on have a lovely week and i miss you all.

Sunday 5 September 2010

Crafty Catz Challenge#47 3-2-1

Hi folks very quick post from me before i reside on my couch again. Yes not well again this time i am starting to get a bit concerned so off to DR's tomorrow.

Well enough friday saw the saw of the Crafty Catz challenge 3-2-1 by the lovely carol

3 embelishments, 2 papers & 1 image

our sponsor is Crafts & me and she has given us a super stamp.

I used this fab image from Lili of the Valley & their sketch hope it is ok. I used 3 different types of embellishments, Glitter, snowflakes and the little parcel in the cornor. So you guessed it i will be entering their challenge. If you havent joined our challenge at crafty catzs there is still plenty of time. Hope to be back with you all soon.

Wednesday 1 September 2010

Creative Inspiration#76 - Colour theme

Good evening sorry my post is so late but having a difficult weekagain. Anyway it is Wednesday so that means another Fab challenge for you over at Creative Inspirations. This week Nat has a colour challenge for you

Pastel Green, Pink & Cream

( of course you can add hair and skin colour)

We are sponsored by
We where lucky enough to have been given some images to play with so pop along to the challenge and see what the other girls picked to play with.

I picked one of the new release this cute girl playing cowgirls with her hobby horse. i used my promarkers and some check paper from Minds eye pad. Touch of ribbon. few pearls and of course we had to have a flowers a girl loves her flowers. The layout is from paper play but as i am posting this late have missed the deadline. Oh well there is always next week.

I will be entering this into Papertake weekly as their theme is just 1 and i have just the 1 ribbon and also Cupcake crafts this week are going digital.

Well i hope you like my card and it has encouraged you to join us this week. I look forward to popping by and see what you come up with , with these colours.

Friday 27 August 2010

Crafty Catz Challenge# 47 Orange, Blue & Brown

Well good evening folks sorry this is late but as they say better late than never. Friday means another fab challenge over at Crafty Catz and this week we have Trish's challenge of a colour combo.


So any layout any image and any theme so that makes it so easy for you and of course we are happy for you to combine with other challenges. Please just use the colours only of course hair and skin are allowed.

Our sponsor this week is Digital Delights who has kindly donated a $10 voucher so you can pick your images.

We where lucky enough to have been given some images to play with and i have picked Timmy Tiger he is such a cutie. I coloured him with my promarkers and added some papermania tiny buttons to the cornors and a lovely blue bow because of course boys like blue. Papers are from my stash and are really old ones so sorry un sure of make. Well i hope you will all come join us and please pop on over to the rest of the team they have done another amazing job.

I will be entering this into the following challenges
Incy Wincy - Buttons & Bows
Totally papercraft- plain & simple