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Saturday 23 May 2015

New Stamps at Crafty Sentiments - Isobel Expecting

Good morning well it is New Stamp Release Day and this is my 2nd stamp
There are 3 in total and sample of these fabulous stamps can be found at 
 I have this cute stamp called Isobel - Ecpecting   
oh she looks ready for baby doesnt she maybe doing her last minute shopping

I have coloured my stamp with promarkers. 
DP is a download I found on my computer from when i first started crafting. Roses from Wild Orchid, Punched leaves, Memory box heart dies. The Pram I made with some buttons and a touch of lace. Blue lace from my stash and the ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons.
This stamp is now available to purchase from the shop here
Dont forget to checkout my post below with the cute Isobel Fairy

New Stamps at Crafty Sentiments - Isobel fairy

Good morning well it is New Stamp Release Day and this is my 1st stamp I will post another after this in a separate post. there are 3 in total and sample of these fabulous stamps can be found at 
 I have this cute stamp called Isobel - Fairy

I have made a simple easel card with bo bunny papers.
 Tonic die, cherrylyn frame die, joy butterfly boarder die
Ribbon from stash and sentiment from TLC
Image coloured with promarkers
Touch of glitter for her wings.
Well I do hope you like this and please pop along and checkout the other lovely samples at the inspiration blog.
Have a good weekend
Pookadoodles Challenge - things with wings

Friday 22 May 2015


Good morning from a wet manchester i looked at the forecast on my phone when I woke to be told 20-30% chance of rain well we got the 20-30%. Hope it is nice and sunny where you are.
Well today is Friday, and apart from the children breaking up for another weeks holiday, it is time for another challenge at CRAFTY CATZ
This week is our very talented and knowledgeable ANNA's turn to host.
Apparently it is  International Child Day on 1st June so what better than to pick KIDS as our theme.
Our sponsor for this fab challenge is 
The Paper Shelter
 with a gift certificate for our winner.
(can I enter pretty please)
Ok so now let me share with you my card. I made this as a stock card as my nephew who is 9 has so many friends that are Football mad and has a few parties coming I believe. I will add an age or a name to it then. Image is from The paper Shelter and is   Soccer Star
 Close up of the image coloured with promarkers and my Graphit pens
Kept it CAS with some DP from my Oddments pile i will get through some of this pile if it kills me. Lol. Red and white card, Tonic Everyday sentiment Dies.
Well it is now your turn cant wait to see what you make. 
Have a great Bank Holiday (UK)
Call back tomorrow as I have some SNEAK PEEPS of some new stamps
Crafting From The Heart #60 ~ Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon - too die for
Aud Sentiments Challenge - 2WE5 (W2 of 2) #132 Cute + A Sentiment

Thursday 21 May 2015

No Green Or Red Christmas for CRAFT

Good morning well just one more day and the schools break up for a week. Hooray do i hear you cry or is it OMG hope the weather is good. Anyway hope you have had a good week. I am now looking at either very large repair bill for my Boiler or a New one. Yuck havent a clue whaere to start so that will be my project for the school holidays.
Well as it is Thursday that can only mean that i have my CRAFT DT project for you.
Did you join us for our Birthday Hop. Well our winners have been announced and our top three for the challenge too. So why not hop on over and check them out
However for my blog here is the result
The winner of a selection of ribbons from Crafty Ribbons on Aunty Sue's blog is Jessi

Ok so this week what is the challenge you are asking


Our wonderful sponsors for this challenge is
pop along to the blog for Prize details

For my card i have used a image from All Dressed Up called All Dressed Up for Christmas
I have used Black and white with a touch of Blue
DP is very old and think is a Dovecraft.  Image coloured with promarkers. I have added texture to my card with velvet ribbon , Lace and grogran ribbon. |The layout is from a sketch at Sketch Tuesday. Added some glitter to the wings and also some gems for bling.
Now it is your turn show us your Christmas creation and remember NO red or Green.  we are only 7 months to Christmas.
Thanks for popping by and do hope you will come and join us.
See you all tomorrow with another challenge
challenges i would like to enter this in
Tuesday Morning Sketches #301 Sketch * 
Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog - 'stars, stars, stars'
CraftyHazelnut's Christmas Challenge # 229: Use Some of Your Favourite Things
lace ribbon promarkers gems
Digi Choosday - 'add a bow'
Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog - 'b is black blue bow
Love rubber stamps - Black and white with a touch of colour

Tuesday 19 May 2015

Building Sand Castles with ANYTHINGS - Crafty Sentiments DT

Well good morning I have a new card to share with you today. It is my DT card for CRAFTY SENTIMENTS. Yes time for a new challenge. This week it is hosted by the lovely Olivia and she has a nice easy one for you all.
So I guess you have no excuse not to join us this week.
Details of our prize and the challenge rules can be found on the challenge blog.
Before you hop over to link your lovely creation up let me share with you my card.
I think when I made this we had sunshine wow what can happen in a few days it is more like winter again with all the rain. Well lets think of warm summer days at the beach .

I have used 2 stamps for my card a grunge postcard stamp and this lovely stamp called By the Sea.
All papers are from my oddments pile think there is some echo park and some hot off the press. The image has been coloured with my promarkers with touches of my Graphits pens I recently won. Oh wow they are fab and i need many more.
The sentiments are from Crafty Sentiments and also TLC. Die used is a spellbinders and added some vival pearls. Background has been coloured with distressed inks. Made a little pin wheel as an embellishment to finish off.
Well thats my card hope you like and i do hope it brings back a little sunshine.
Guess it is now over to you we hope that you will come and join us we look forward to seeing what you make.
Thanks for popping by and have a good day.

Monday 18 May 2015

Grandma's Cookies

Good morning well gosh that 2 weeks has gone fast and it is time for a new challenge at

Love To Scrap Challenge Blog and for the next fortnight we would like you to join in with us in


1 image per DT member
Prize: 7 images to winner

1 image per DT member from SNS Exclusive Line
Prize: Image(s) of choice to winner up to $15 value from the SNS Exclusive Line 

3 images for DT
Prize: 3 images to winner

Company info for challenge blog post:

Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More is proud to sponsor this challenge.
Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More, a division of I Did It Creations, was created and is
owned by Robyn Weinrib. 
Robyn offers a wonderful variety of digital stamps and digital papers designed to meet the needs of all digital paper crafting addicts for every occasion.
Robyn’s Fetish Digital Stamps And More is happy to award 3 digital stamps of the winner’s choice to the winner of this challenge
For my project I have made a biscuit bag holder with a image from Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps and More called Grandma's Cookie
Image has been coloured with my promarkers. The cellophane bag is one of the dl bags from papermania. The apron was drawn and cut from thin card then a smaller one cut from some off cut of dp and faux stitched. A small piece of lace and button on the pocket completes it.

Well do hope you like and I cant imagine the cookies will last long when the boys get in from school.
Thanks for popping by hope to see you over at the challenge blog can't wait to see what you make. Remember it can be Anything.

Bunny Zoe's - Buttons & Bows
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper--anything goes with patterned paper
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Craft-Dee BowZ--anything goes with patterned paper
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Glitter n Sparkle - Use Some Ribbon
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes